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New Mug, New Print, and Wedding Insurance?!

December 10, 2010


Hey, look what I got from Buxr!! A new mug! I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! It’s PINK! You all know what that means…. the husband won’t take it to work! hahahahah!!! It’s MINE all MINE!! Buxr sent me the mug to thank me for the review I did for them. Buxr is a pretty cool […]

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Avoid Temptation This Holiday Season

November 30, 2010

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This is an excellent guest post by Melanie Taylor, who offers some ways to avoid overspending this holiday season. The tips are excellent! I leave it here for you to enjoy. šŸ™‚ 3 ways to avoid temptation this Christmas Christmas is an expensive time of year for most people. All those gifts and food don’t […]

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So, Are You Doing Black Friday?

November 25, 2010


I “did” Black Friday, twice. NEVER AGAIN. It was crazy, and I didn’t even get good deals! I guess standing in line at 4am was too late to get the deals. :-p Here in Upstate New York, the day after Thanksgiving is usually absolutely freezing. Standing in a cold, stiff wind with 250 strangers for […]

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Decisions, Decisions!

October 28, 2010


Woo hoo!!! I replaced my cell phone last week. It’s my first “smartphone” and, oh my word, I am having SUCH fun with it! I got an iPhone 4, and I absolutely LOVE it!!! I can do anything and everything on this thing. And yes, it’s true, there really is “an app for that.” lol! […]

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Best Laptop Deal I’ve Ever Seen

October 9, 2010

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How I wish I could grab this one! My kitchen renovation has left my budget without a penny to spare; I would SO get this if I could! Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5076 15.6″ Notebook, AMD Phenom II Quad Core Mobile Processor P920 (1.6GHz), 4GB DDR3 memory, 320GB HDD, AMD M880G Chipset with ATI Mobility Radeon HD […]

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Spectacular Deal on eBook Reader!

September 23, 2010


I am sitting on my hands, struggling to hold off on this one.. this is a phenomenal deal on an eBook reader!! I am SOOOOO tempted to get this, ooooo!!! It’s the Aluratek Libre eBook Reader Pro, with 32GB space.. guess how much it is?? Go on, guess!!! $135 !!!!!!!!!!!!!! And includes free shipping! It’s […]

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A Search Site for Frugal Shoppers

September 19, 2010

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Some of you guys are already talking about Christmas shopping! I agree, it’s never too early to shop, for Christmas or birthdays or whatever. Not to mention that I’m also STILL shopping for stuff for the home renovation: rugs, lighting, etc. And now that winter is on the way, the kids need clothes, shoes, school […]

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Good Deal For School/College Kids

September 15, 2010

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I know some of you guys have kids who have just started school and college. Heads up on a beautiful Ben Sherman canvas messenger bag! This particular bag from comes in some nice colors: brown, gray, olive, black, etc. It’s beautiful! It will hold books or laptops or whatever, and has some small pockets […]

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Get Some Freebies!

September 15, 2010

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I don’t know what it is– maybe because we are nearing the holidays, or because the lazy lull of summer is over? But I am finding an explosion of websites offering freebies. “Free” just so happens to be my favorite price; how about you? The website is It’s well-organized. You can search for specific […]

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Swizzie Live Auction

September 5, 2010

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I’m not very fond of eBay. Everything there (well, everything that I look for) is expensive. I don’t understand why people would sell something for two times more expensive than if I just go to the store and buy it brand new. If there’s a specialty item that’s worth it, I guess that’s another matter.. […]

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