Monthly Archives: December 2010

I Went Against My Own Rules of Frugality and Got a High Maintenance Haircut

One of the ways I’ve saved money over the years is by keeping my hair long.  I’ve had my hair cut about four times in the last fifteen years. My hair is naturally straight as a board and won’t hold a curl so I usually wear it in a ponytail, french braid, or twist it up into a bun on the top of my head. On occasion I’d do something fancy like a french twist.  Even less than that I’d… Read the rest

Blast from the Past – December 2008

Welcome to Blast from the Past, a monthly series here at Out of Debt Again. In December 2008, I had been blogging for just over one year. Here are some of the things I blogged about during this month two years ago: On the second, I recommended that you Give Your Company A Good Name. It means a lot and can make a difference in whether your business succeeds or fails.  I shared a little question and answer quiz to… Read the rest
Authentic Handmade Navajo Indian Hummingbird Earrings

I Finally Found a Gift for My Boss that She Likes

Every Christmas my boss buys me a gift, gives me a gift card and also gives me a gift and a gift card for my husband and my two sons, AJ and Big A.  Of course I feel obligated to reciprocate, but she’s not very easy to buy gifts for. One year I gave her a bath tub pillow along with some homemade bath salts. While Len Penzo says you should never give bath salts as a gift, I say… Read the rest

9 Gifts Ideas For Someone Who Has Arthritis in the Hands

It seems that I have become the unhappy recipient of arthritis of the thumb joint, and possibly carpal tunnel syndrome. First I’d like to share a few books that look like they have some very good information. I wish I had an unlimited amount of money at my disposal because I would like to order the three of these books immediately!  I have already had very good success with eliminating aches and pains with my GAPS diet, and I am… Read the rest