I am super pleased to be hosting the Lifestyle Carnival this week.
eemusings @ Musings of an Abstract Aucklander writes Things I’ve learned about myself while travelling alone – Thoughts on the art of travelling alone
Anne @ Unique Gifter writes 4 Wedding Food Savings Tips (for guests) – Attending a million weddings this summer? Just going on vacation? Here are some ways to save your money on Food, as a guest. This works especially well if you’re in a hotel with a group of people!
Jeremy @ Modest Money writes Saving Money By Taking Your Own Lunches To School or Work – If you work outside of the home, you have to supply your own lunch. Unless the executive dining room is at your disposal for free, you are on your own when hunger strikes at lunchtime. Eating lunch in expensive restaurants every day can be fun, but most working individuals have neither the time nor the money to indulge in that habit.
Steven @ Grocery Alerts writes Seven Refillable Items – Saving Money & the Planet – A lot of people assume that saving money and saving the planet are two separate goals, yet this isn’t the case. There are plenty of environmentally friendly solutions that can also help you develop a growing savings account.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes Save Money on Hair Care – I know it’s not just blonde hair that is picky, but regardless of your hair type, you can save money by doing the following things.
TB @ Blue Collar Workman writes How to Treat Your Garbage Man – Jobs can be tough, but who has a tougher, nastier job than a garbage man? How you treat them says a lot about you.
Melissa @ Bargaineering writes 15 Clever Uses for Aloe Vera – Many people think that soothing a sun burn is aloe vera’s only use, but it turns out, much like witch hazel, there are many uses for aloe vera.
Glen Craig @ Free From Broke writes Will Divorce Make You Happier? The Emotional and Financial Implications of Divorce - It’s common for a couple going through a rough patch to think that divorce will make them happier. But the truth is that’s not always the case.
MMD @ My Money Design writes Overcoming Envy – Why Do We Hate Other People’s Success? – Have you ever felt inadequate or frustrated with yourself about another person’s accomplishment? Learn about overcoming envy and what you can do rise about your emotions.
Katie @ The Discount Coder Blog writes 7 tips for saving cash on camping by keeping it simple! – Everyone loves going on holiday but sometimes we just don’t have the spare cash to make it happen when we really want. Well, camping can solve that problem and these thrifty camping tips will get you sleeping under the starts for even less cash!
WEALTH AND RETIREMENT
Lance @ Money Life & More writes It Pays to Ask For More – Coke Zero Commercial “And…?” – I can’t count the number of times I’ve gotten something more simply because I asked for more. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t just say “and…” with no reason to back it up and have someone give me free money. You always need a reason and shouldn’t just expect a hand out.
Grand Per Month @ Grand Per Month writes How to Make $1000 Per Month Detailing Cars – Car detailing is a service industry which doesn’t take a lot of initial capital to get started but does involve using your extra time to get going. However, if you have the time and don’t mind cleaning, vacuuming, washing, and waxing a car then car detailing is a great way to earn some extra money each month.
Holly@ClubThrifty @ Club Thrifty writes Save Money By Avoiding Temptation – Everybody has spending triggers. Sometimes the key to staying on budget can simply be to avoid them.
Echo @ Boomer & Echo writes The Ins and Outs of No Medical Exam Life Insurance – No medical exam life insurance has higher premiums than a standard life insurance policy, but may actually be less expensive for someone who’s likely to be rated. The tradeoff is in the benefits.
Beating Broke @ Beating Broke writes So, Your Child Wants to Be an Olympic Athlete – Every two years when the Olympics come around, children watch and decide that they, too, want to be Olympic athletes. As you watch the Olympics, here are a few things to keep in mind if your child decides to start a new sport.
vh @ Funny about Money writes Congrats on Your New Self-Cleaning Oven! Oh, BTW, Don’t Use the Self-Clean Cycle – Today’s self-cleaning ovens are engineered to self-destruct if you have the temerity to actually use the self-clean feature. If you love to cook, as I do, learn to bake in your propane grill…
David @ Bar Whiz Blog writes On Tap, In The Bottle Or In The Can – When it comes to the format in which you drink you beer, whether from the tap, the bottle or the can, the choice is really in the eye of the beer holder. However, some amateur beer connoisseurs swear by one form or another as being the best tasting format.
Lazy Man @ Lazy Man and Money writes Safeway’s Just for U Program Revisited – Last week, Safeway asked me and two other bloggers to come back to see something new. They also added 15 new bloggers who weren’t there last time. Most importantly they added another guy so I wasn’t completely outnumbered by the mommy bloggers. Safeway was showing off two major things: improved underlying software and an iPhone/Android App.
Melissa @ Mom’s Plans writes Our Square Foot Garden Update #6: Getting Ready for the Fall Garden – We are loving our little (now giant leaning Tower of Pisa) cherry tomato plant. This is the plant that just keeps giving keeping my two year old with a fresh tomato supply that she eats every day like candy.