Sep 092014
[Expired] Free No Gym Needed Kindle eBook

[Expired] No Gym Needed – Quick & Simple Workouts For Gals On The Go: Get A Toned Body In 30 Minutes Or Less by Lise Cartwright is free right now on Amazon.  It’s an Amazon Kindle ebook, but even if you don’t own a Kindle you can still enjoy it by downloading it to your computer (PC or Mac), iPhone, […]

Jul 112014
Good Reads- Ways to Save Gas Money, and more

Kiplinger (a personal finance magazine) recently posted 5 ways to save on gas money- one of them was a surprise to me: that there are certain times of day when gas is cheaper. Speaking of saving money, if you’re having a hard time talking to your spouse about money issues, check out The Simple Dollar’s […]

Nov 252012
Secret Santa Gift Circle for the Holidays

A Secret Santa gift circle is a great way to stay in-budget for the holidays. For anyone who’s not familiar, a gift circle (often called a Secret Santa) is where everyone involved writes their names on slips of paper, and then each person draws a name randomly and buys a present only for that person.  […]

Sep 212012
Frugal Living Tips: Good Reads from Around the Web

I’m always looking for inspiration as I walk that fine line between balancing our budget and keeping our lives fun and interesting.  The internet is a treasure trove of frugal living tips, and I’ve rounded up five good frugal living articles that I came across this week.  Remember, living frugally isn’t about saving money for […]

Sep 142012
The Power of a Ritual Treat

Much has changed in my life in recent years, as I’ve morphed from law-firm-lawyer to work-at-home-mom to stay-at-home-mom to aspiring writer, but some things have stayed the same, and one thing in particular has been a source of comfort to me as I navigated each of those very different situations: in the early afternoon I […]

May 072012

By Anne, from ModernMrsDarcy: A few months ago I got sick, and I stopped working out… When I stopped working out, I stopped paying attention to what I ate. And I started staying up late, eating junk and not checking my tickler file.  When I lost my self-discipline in one area of my life, it […]