Sometimes I wish life had a pause button so I could take care of all those things that need to be dealt with like organizing my file cabinet or cleaning out my linen closet.
Or a clone. A clone would help, too. Because let’s be honest – if life had a pause button, I’d use it to get more sleep.
Anyway… here is a collection of posts I think are well worth a look:
Money Saving Mom started a great discussion on how to save money on groceries in rural areas. This is a great read for those of us who live a hundred miles from the nearest escalator.
One of the luxuries we haven’t been able to give up is satellite television. I’ve been reading a lot about alternatives to satellite and cable, and so I found The Truth About Cutting the Cord at Mashable to offer a different perspective than most of the articles I’ve been reading.
Life is hard. I love the idea of allowing yourself a little time each day to wallow in life’s challenges. Read Rollover Mopes at Surviving and Thriving.
Ever since the No Eating Out Challenge, I’ve been trying to reduce the amount we eat out and to cut back on the amount of processed foods in our diets. The Simple Dollar has a fabulous demonstration of how convenience eating doesn’t have to mean unhealthy eating. Read Taco Bell’s Beef Problem: Convenience and the Value of Knowing What You’re Consuming.
I’m a big proponent of small weddings. It doesn’t matter if you spend $1,000 or $100,000 on a wedding, everyone walks away with the same piece of paper saying they’re hitched. Read Money-Saving Tricks I Learned Planning An Elopement over at Wise Bread for some great ideas on how to save big on small weddings.
Regular readers know that I’ve been pining for the iPhone… but at the same time, cursing the costs of having a smart phone at all. Free Money Finance is really making me think with How Much is Your Smart Phone Data Plan Really Costing You? I need to do a bit more soul searching on this issue.