I can’t believe we’re almost half-way through 2009 already! Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and families out there; I hope you’re having a good one. We’ve been busy here working on yet another new project (more on that later when we’re ready for the unveiling.) Now for this week’s roundup.
Roundup of Notable Reads
- Counting My Pennies talks about breaking things down into per unit costs, something I myself like to do. At my first job where I made $9 an hour, I used to sit at my desk and calculate how much I made per minute, per 5 minutes, per 15 … you get the picture. I’d be putting together a report or labeling office keys (I was a “secretary/receptionist” but basically I was assistant to 4 big bosses and an over-secretary) and think to myself, “Ooh, just made 15 cents!”
- Living Well On Less tells of her laptop’s near death experience, a good reminder to frequently backup important files. And don’t drink and type!
- Mrs. Micah says Doing What You Love Won’t Make You Rich, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it.
- Money Ning clears up some Misunderstanding of Frugal Living.
- Almost Frugal offers A Basic Guide to Smart Shopping and warns of seller tricks.
Thanks to the following carnival hosts for including my posts in the following recent carnivals.
- Money Ning hosted the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights No. 5: A Little Definition Edition. If you’ve been wondering what “pecuniary” means, this is your chance to find out. And my post The Library Card: Your Other “Rewards Credit Card” was selected as Editor’s Pick – double thanks!
- Greener Pastures hosted The Carnival of Pecuniary Delights No. 6: Are You Cashing in on Going Green? which included my post Language Lesson ~ Frugality is a Virtue (if you’ve been dying to know the origins of the word “frugal,” check it out!).