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A Geezer’s World

Saturday morning my husband and I got an  early start running errands, one of which was to hit a big sale on compression socks at the new Austin Pharmacy in Cockeysville.  This is how you know we are turning into … Continue reading

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Dress your best for less…make money while you’re at it!

It’s no big secret – having babies changes a woman’s body.  Unless you are a Victoria’s Secret freak-of-nature model,  your body changes. Not only does having a baby change a body, it empties your wallet. In the days P.B. (that’s … Continue reading

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A Tale of Haggis

Strolling through the Notting Hill market during my recent trip to London, I did not see Hugh Grant or Julia Roberts.  I did, however, see a sign in a butcher’s stall for haggis.  I had to take a picture of … Continue reading

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Hip Chronicles: In Which the Hipster and Hanny Go on an Outing

In the third week after surgery, it is time for a real outing, but I need a chauffeur.  That would be my mom, aka Hanny, who is not old  but is a generation older than a daughter with a new … Continue reading

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Keeping Christmas in check

There’s only 16 days until Christmas!  Let the hustle and bustle begin, right?  It’s almost that time when many start to feel a little of the Christmas panic that creeps up each year.  Have you purchased enough gifts? (any gifts?) … Continue reading

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Local holiday deals and discounts!

The left over turkey was barely put away before the Black Friday deals began – they actually begin on Thanksgiving day now, you know!  I have so many issues with this that I don’t even know where to begin and it’s … Continue reading

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Are you a frugal enthusiast?

We are looking for guest bloggers for our Frugal Friday blog.  Whether you are an experienced blogger or never given it a thought until today, we’d love to read your tips for saving money. For more information or to submit … Continue reading

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Books for a Buck

About a month ago I told you of a book I found at a yard sale and of all the books that are available for free, on my Nook.  No word from anyone yet on the book about the Indians … Continue reading

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Are we all being duped?

We all know that TV and other forms of advertising are out there for a reason.  Companies wouldn’t pay those clever individuals good money if they didn’t want to sell products to consumers.  The things we, as consumers, have to … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – link-up and share

We’ve shown you some of our favorite ways to save a few bucks, now we’d love to hear from you.  What are your favorite frugal finds or tight-wad tips?  Do you have a favorite local spot that you think has … Continue reading

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