Category Archives: Thrifty Living

Dehydrator Adventures!

Hoo boy, I just read through all my blog posts (it wasn’t hard, as I hadn’t written many), and it’s embarrassing how long it’s been since I’ve done a blog post. I have some excuses, but none of them are very good.  Suffice it to say, only a couple of days after I wrote about running as the greenest form of exercise, I was in a car accident that totaled my car, gave me whiplash, possibly an untreated minor concussion, and required that I buy a gas guzzler as a replacement because (in another unrelated incident) I would have to probably save money for a deposit and a whole month’s rent because my roommate decided to have a mental breakdown and attempted to evict me.  And, to top it all off, my chiropractor banned me from running for several months.

In other words, I wasn’t feeling very green or crunchy, and it was fine by me if the whole world burned.

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Savers is a Girl’s Best Friend

There is a oft-said phrase that every jeweler wants you to believe: “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” That, however, is wrong. While diamonds are enchanting, with their sparkle and the way they glimmer on a finger or an ear, they don’t do much more than sit there and be expensive.

I want to introduce you to a new phrase: Savers is a girl’s best friend.  Continue reading Savers is a Girl’s Best Friend