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How Much Is Enough And How Do You Know?

August 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Noted, Tweaker

Last week I had a thrilling realization while dusting my bookcase: I have enough free entertainment to last me until the end of the year. In fact, between the subscriptions to audible and HBO go I got as wedding gifts, PBS.com, and my stack of actual books I’ve collected for pleasure reading since January, I […]

How To Get $1000 In Designer Shoes For Free. Well, Okay. $1.23 With Tax.

I was dropping off clothes today at my favorite consignment store when I noticed a rack of designer shoes that had been discounted to $2 per pair. I had $14 in trade credit, so I could potentially “buy” seven pairs of shoes for $1.23 in sales tax. All of the $2.00 shoes are either brand […]

Green Gift Guide: Can You Create an Heirloom Baby Gift That Is Luxurious & Practical For $8?

August 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Luxecycle, Miss Moneybags

Yes. Yes you can. Zero Dollar Hipster Baby Sweater hand knit from a free pattern using leftover yarn and buttons from other projects: $0 Used but pristine Tupperware container: $5 Used tissue paper (ironed flat): :$0 Used orange silk ribbon: $0 Sterling Silver Baby Spoon purchased at a garage sale: $3 Total Cost: $8 When […]