Category Archives: Stretching Your Dollar

Stereos, Surround Sound, and Signs – Getting Rid of the Bachelor Stereo System and Fighting Nostalgia

After much protests by Hot Hubbie and Thing 1 and thing 2, we have finally sold the old, bachelor stereo.  The stereo that Hot Hubbie brought into the marriage 15 years ago-he brought a stereo, I brought a wok. The … Continue reading

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Netflix, You Dopes, Now You will Get LESS of My Money! I Hope You Are Happy!

I AM PEEVED!!  Perturbed!  Pissed off! I got this in my e-mail inbox today: REALLY!?  Netflix feels the need to almost DOUBLE the price we pay for the same service we receive right now.  This is maddening! And to think, … Continue reading

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The Familiar Crackle of Old Elastic

The other day I grabbed a swimsuit out of storage and when I went to step into it, I heard a crackle.  It was the elastic.  The old elastic in the seams of the swimsuit.  It was crackling as it … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Store in the World: Save money, Live Better? Not Here!

I just got back from a trip to the most dangerous store in the world.  This store is supposed to help us Save Money and Live Better, but I find it is the most dangerous place for me to go … Continue reading

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