Archive | March, 2010

Hot Deals This Week

March 15, 2010

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OK Frugal Hacks, this is the PERFECT time to nab some hot deals at Buy.com! This is the season to stock up on gifts for the holidays later in the year, because the winter inventory is going out and the spring inventory is coming in. I just got my Buy.com newsletter, and am hashing through […]

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Well, I Got What I Wanted…

March 15, 2010

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Ummmm remember how I asked for ideas from you guys, ideas for How To articles that I could write for my How To blogs and freelance writing jobs? Holy cow, I got what I wanted. I made my list– I have 100 IDEAS for How To articles now!! You guys are the BEST. I want […]

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Me and Mac

March 15, 2010

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I’m a Mac owner! Woooohoooo! It’s official! I’ve been wanting a Macintosh computer for a long time. Well, actually, I WAS already a Mac owner– I have one of the original Macs, the 1984 model. I dug it out of the closet a few months ago, only to discover that the floppies (which run the […]

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The Brussels Flower Carpet

March 13, 2010

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I absolutely must visit Belgium someday. They have a capital city named after my favorite vegetable!!! I was hopping around for Photo Hunters today (Photo Hunters is a nice Saturday morning meme I participate in at my New York Traveler.net blog), and found a lovely photo posted by Gattina. It’s of the flower carpet in […]

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Frugal Eyewear Options

March 13, 2010

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Maybe by now you’ve heard of Zenni Optical. But I knew about Zenni long before Clark Howard and Eric Hammer raved about them! Five out of six people in my family wear eyeglasses. Holy cow, do you have any idea how expensive it is to buy eyeglasses?! For me, it would be about $250 for […]

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My Friend Wrote a Book!

March 11, 2010

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There is some awe in knowing someone who has written a book. It’s such a monumental task, as well as an expensive one! I looked into the publishing market several years ago. Back then, it was advised that I read the encyclopedic-sized A Writer’s Market, find (and pay for) an agent, write multitudes of letters […]

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WFW: Friends

March 10, 2010

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Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like family. Proverbs 18: 24 Isn’t this the truth? A true friend sticks by you like family. They know what a jerk you are sometimes, but they still offer hugs when you are suffering. They know your pains, your weaknesses, your foibles, your […]

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…And In Between Sneezes…

March 9, 2010

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Sorry, guys. My posts have been light and pretty boring for a week, I know. Last week I had a billion deadlines for some articles, then the flu came knocking at my door… well, it barged right in, actually. Most unwelcome. So that’s why I’ve been blogging about boring old Bluetooth and credit cards. *gag* […]

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New Credit Card Laws Now in Effect

March 6, 2010

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I found this extremely handy summary of the new credit card laws that are now in effect as of February 22, 2010. NEW YORK (AP) – The new credit card law is finally here. Starting Monday, banks will need to abide by new regulations on terms and disclosures. The idea behind the landmark law was […]

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Just Call Me Tron

March 5, 2010

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Any of you Gen Xers remember Tron? I always think of that movie when I see these gadgets: I finally figured out what that thing is. It’s a Bluetooth headset! I am a computer whiz, but when it comes to cell phones and mp3 players and all that “little” gadgetry, I’ve never been very interested. […]

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