Tag 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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At the Lands’ End for Shipping Charges

I try to save money on the littlest things.  Like yesterday: I was shopping online for a new swimsuit.   (I will explain why in a post tomorrow and yes, I know, it is dangerous to shop for a swimsuit … Continue reading

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More on our $99 Unemployment Cruise.

I have had some people ask for more info on our cheap cruise, so here it is. (Read my first post about our Unemployment Cruise here.) The nice thing with a cruise is that once you are on board, everything … Continue reading

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The Last-Minute Cruise, a Dream Vacation for Us Unemployed.

I have an itch.  And it won’t go away. I have an itch to get away!  I want a get away vacation where we can forget all of our worries (including being unemployed).  Yeah, I know, we just visited my … Continue reading

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