Category: Recommendations

Snack Break!

If you could see me now… I’ve always had a BIT of what you’d call “a problem” when it comes to a certain salty snack. It goes way back to when I was growing up and my mom would make a ginormous batch of it, which she would then...

Help Spread the Love of Reading!

“From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.”—Helen Hayes Books can challenge us to think, dream, empathize, and even face truths about ourselves. For teenagers, this is so important....

It’s Thursday, and You Know What THAT Means…

In an attempt to help make your Thursday as thriftilicious as possible, I bring you this week’s edition. HUGE SALE ON VANSFirst of all, if you’re still school shopping for the kiddos (or just shopping for yourself!), you’ve got to go—NOW—to 6pm.com. Today they put nearly all of their...

Thriftilicious Thursday Is Back!

Back by popular demand! Well, one or two people indicated that they missed it, anyway… It’s Thrifitilicious Thursday! Where I share my “frugal” (sounds so much nicer than “cheap-ass”) side with you in the hopes that you, too, can find a bargain and save a buck. I’ve been busy...

I’m in Love with a Pigeon

I’ve always had this mild bird obsession. I guess it started when I was a kid and saved this baby bird that had fallen out of the nest–or so I thought. I believe I’ve mentioned that I grew up on a farm with a herd of cats. Well, as...

And it shall be called…Thriftilicious Thursday…

In an attempt to continue the charade that this is, indeed, a “real blog,” I am officially declaring a theme for my Thursday posts. Let it hereby be known that Thursdays will now be referred to as “Thriftilicious Thursdays.” And what will we do on Thriftilicious Thursdays, you may...

Givin’ the Hoagie Some Love

Happy Hoagie Day! I hope you all had a day jam-packed with hoagierific fun! What? I’m the ONLY one who knew that today was National Hoagie Day? You’ve got to be kidding me! At our house, this ranks right up there with Christmas and National Hairball Awareness Day (April...