Hello, Thriftaholics! As you probably know, Holly and I went to New Orleans last weekend for the nerd convention that we call FinCon. It was freakin’ AMAZING! Not only did we get to hang out with a bunch of our best friends from all around the internet, we actually learned a lot too. [Read more...]
For a hot minute, I was super annoyed. After all, I’m still reeling from the horrors of the Ice Bucket Challenge. With millions of people lacking access to safe water around the globe each year, it absolutely blew my mind to watch everyone I know waste gallons of water in the name of charity. Only in America, folks. #FacePalm [Read more...]
Three years ago, I decided to finally make a commitment to losing the 50 pounds I had gained after having my son. I figured that once he turned five, I couldn’t call it “baby weight” anymore, especially since my baby was getting on a bus and heading to kindergarten. [Read more...]
By every inch of the definition, my parents were thrifty. They shopped for clothes at second-hand stores, always bought used cars and could sniff out a sale with the best of them.
They had to be. There wasn’t another option on a social worker’s and private school teacher’s salary. They simply had to live that way or go without. [Read more...]
I absolutely love New Orleans, so I can’t wait to get there. Bourbon street- with its smooth jazz, hookers, and stench of puke and trash- has been calling my name for some time now. [Read more...]