5 Ridiculous Things I Won’t Be Buying This Week

Don't shred your hard-earned dollars by buying any of this junk!

Don’t shred your hard-earned dollars by buying any of this junk!

It’s been a long and awful week at the Club Thrifty household already, which is pretty strange since it is only Wednesday.

What can I say? 

I’m burnt out, I’m tired, and I’m counting on our upcoming cruise to melt my troubles away.  With that being said, I thought it would be fun to keep things light for a change and talk about some of the ridiculous things I’ve seen for sale recently.  We all know that people are terrible with money, but I still find it surprising when people blow their hard-earned cash on pure crap.  Here are 5 ridiculous things I won’t be buying this week: [Read more…]

“Best of Craigslist” – November 2012 Edition


Yesterday, I wrote about trying to sell my furniture on Craigslist. In case you didn’t read it, I have great news to share.  We finally did sell our furniture. The bad news is that we now only have a small futon to sit on for a while. Luckily, this is only temporary as our new furniture should be delivered in the next few weeks.

Anyhow, back to Craigslist! As I delved into the world of Craigslist in order to sell my furniture, I began to browse a little. Afterall, I love a bargain. Would Indianapolis Craigslist have any low-priced goodies that I could snatch up? Would I find a rare collector’s item for pennies on the dollar? Would I score something for free off some stranger’s curb? Would I find some amazing new item that I never knew I needed but can no longer live without?

Hell no. I mostly found the usual stuff – baby clothes, furniture, household items, and electronics.  However, I also found some things for sale that I find…um…strange.  I am usually hard to shock, but Craigslist really surprised me.  Apparently, there is a market for almost anything.  Remember, these items could all be yours for the right price. [Read more…]