What the Cheapskate is Reading

I believe John Lennon said, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.”   Boy, was that ever the case for me this week!  I had many fabulous plans for the blog, but instead, I had to send my computer out for much-needed repairs.  I was able to do my posting using a variety of computers I could get access to… varying from the one that takes 30 minutes to boot up to the one that kicks me off after an hour (at the library).

I was also able to get in some reading this week, thanks to my iPod, so I wanted to share with you some of my favorite reads:

Sometimes dinner doesn’t go as planned, and then  you realize it’s not so bad.  Read Food Disasters into Triumphs at Feral Homemaking.

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Savings Bonds are going paperless.  Read Say Goodbye to Paper Bonds, Say Hello to Electronic Bonds at Free from Broke for a better understanding of the pros and cons of the system.

I don’t know any ladies who enjoy wearing pantyhose.  But that doesn’t mean they don’t have a purpose. Wise Bread has an excellent list of 20 Household Uses for Pantyhose.

Moneywise Moms has an important message this week: Stop.

If you’re thinking about your family photo for the Christmas card, you may want to read 4 DIY Photography Backdrop Ideas at I Heart Faces.

And finally, I have another post over at Life..Your Way.  Read How to Shop Intentionally for tips on making sure you keep more of your money.

Here’s to a great week!

About Christina Brown

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


  1. Marta says

    Another use for pantyhose I just learned a couple months ago: rubbing them lightly on a garment will remove deodorant residue. Yay!

  2. says

    I love that John Lennon line! My computer has needed some repairs (the screen is a bit wonky) but I can’t find the time yet to bring it in.

    Thanks for the mention of my electronic bond article.

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