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Thriftiness

12 Sporty Uses For Your Ex-Wife's Wedding Dress

Kevin Cotter | Posted 01.06.2012 | Books
Kevin Cotter

Alone time is strange after many years of busy family life with kids. Little did I know, when my ex-wife left her wedding dress behind, that it would work its way into my new exercise routine.

Shop Locally, Not Globally

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Ellen Snortland

I think of my long-gone grandmothers as I bake the Norwegian cakes and cookies. Something they would have enjoyed? The Urban Farmer's Market in Altadena.

Thrifty Families "A Major Reason The Downturn May Not Soon End": WSJ

Wall Street Journal | Kelly Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOISE, Idaho -- Rick and Noreen Capp recently reduced their credit-card debt, opened a savings account and stopped taking their two children to restau...

If You Must Wrap, Remember...

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

Unlike many environmentally-unfriendly activities, wrapping presents is actually inconvenient for most people. It takes up time, rather than frees the individual from it. It takes energy, and it costs him or her money.