This past Saturday, I decided to get some air and take a leisurely stroll out to the mailbox at dusk to see if any goodies had come in the mail. However, I was very unpleasantly surprised to find that I had somehow missed a payment on our water bill and received a $15 penalty. Our [...]
Archive for May, 2009
Frugality isn’t all about buying the cheapest product or not spending money, but spending it wisely on products that will last a long time.
Photo © Darren Hester for openphoto.net A Simple Cooling System Heat naturally diffuses from areas of higher concentration to areas of lower concentration. And cold being the absence of energy, a block of ice literally draws heat out of the air. As was mentioned in P. Pince’s recent article, our air conditioning system is on [...]
How to keep your home cool with basic scientific principles and thermodynamics. Save money on utilities and air conditioning with logical and simple methods.
Photo: John Edwards Wise Bread is holding a $10 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway for a random answer to the above question and I thought it would be a good exercise for me. Frankly my first reaction to this question was “There is no silver lining.” Our business sales are lower than ever so income is [...]
Our new DIY country kitchen shelf and frugal kitchen storage solutions for under $10.
Use this Amazon product price history tracker to make sure the item they tell you is on sale really is on sale.