What the Cheapskate is Reading

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of activity on the personal front.  We did get to see our first Minnesota Twins game at the new Target Stadium, which was a lot of fun.  I just wish I’d re-read Saving Money at the Ball Park before I left.  Yikes, was it ever expensive!

Anyway… a Happy Father’s Day to all of you Dads out there and here are some good reads to get you in the frugal living mindset:

Holy Cow!  Did you know you can grow oranges in Canada??  I know know thanks to the great guest post over at $5Dinners.  There just may be hope for this northern Minnesota gardener yet!

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It’s quite easy to get caught up in how much you are saving when you find a great bargain.  But it really makes you think when Free From Broke asks When Are You Really Saving?

Trying to raise children in an era of “Gimme! Gimme!” is tough, so I learned a few new things from Delayed Gratification and Children at The Simple Dollar.

Travels with Children has the go-to guide for where to get the best deals on Minnesota attractions.

Living Well on Less has some simple advice for How to Break the Cycle of Living Paycheck to Paycheck.

Finally…. if you’ve got a kiddo you’re trying to potty train, head on over to Facebook and read my latest post on how to save money on potty-training at the Pull-Ups Facebook site.  (Just click on the “notes” tab to read of our potty-training adventures.)

About Christina Brown

Christina is a wife and mother dedicated to figuring out how to live a simpler, happier life on a budget.


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