…as I’ve been in mourning for my investment savings, and therefore a future of retirement meals of cat food and peanut butter, for quite a while now. Each time the market does another dizzying drop, the grieving process starts all over again.
My fiancee and I have become even more frugal (with what’s left going into [...]
I was struck by the photo of my favorite public TV chef, Jacques Pepin, @Giant. I’m even more impressed that he made a five-course meal for six for $24. And the recipes sound delicious!
You may know that the UK has it just as bad, if not worse, than the US where the economy is concerned. In response a cookbook originally issued in the 70s, Frugal Food, will be re-released. What so funny about it? The cover price is £18, or about $35. I think I’ll get it [...]
I read this article in Consumerist about a coupon queen’s quest to not let food inflation bother her. While this is certainly a noble quest, and I certainly hope that she does her coupon shopping during weekdays when shops are filled with people like me w/day jobs, I still think coupons suck. Here’s why:
Lately I’ve been watching as the value of the Euro soars against the dollar as the interest rate on my savings account got slashed in half. Trust me, I’m pissed. I get even more pissed when I see the ads for big screen TV’s that say “spend your tax refund/future rebate here”. Spend what you [...]