258,000 Miles and Counting on my Nissan Pathfinder

My 1996 Nissan Pathfinder has been a faithful and loyal friend for the past 6 years. It was six years old when we bought it, when we first moved out here. It had 78,000 miles on it when we bought it. It now has 258,000. We put an average of 30,000 miles a year [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

5 Years Worth of Deodorant – Only $5 Bucks

How much do you spend on deodorant and/or anti-perspirant each year?

First of all, do you know that anti-perspirant is actually bad to use? I don’t remember there ever being a time when I wasn’t looking for deodorant and avoiding anti-perspirant.

Nowadays I don’t have to look too hard, since I use a deodorant [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

A Truly Frugal Person…

I was reading over at Megan’s A Dollar A Day blog the other day, and she asked the question, “How frugal is too frugal?”

Good question. She’s right, everyone has their limits, and we certainly have different ideas about what we should be frugal on.

Megan mentioned dumpster diving – which we have [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

I’ve Got to Replace That Couch

Dorian over at The Personal Financier got me thinking with his recent post about the time and money and effort that goes into creating the perfect home.

I’ve never had much desire to “decorate”. I guess that’s a good thing because I have never had a lot of money for decorating. Or, maybe that’s [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

Splyced Hosting