A notebook sits on my kitchen counter open to my current todo list. I add things as necessary, and cross things off as they are completed. My wife even gets in on the process by adding things to the list that she wants me to do. My list is constantly … [Read more...] about Ignoring Your ToDo List Can Cost You Money
do it yourself
I love a do it yourself project. The thrill of learning something new, taking something apart and making something work that had previously been broken. It's little DIY adventures that make life just a little more interesting. I do, … [Read more...] about Don’t Pay A Repair Person To Fix Something, Pay Them To Teach You To Fix it Yourself!
Every fall I get the letter in the mail asking if I want a local irrigation company to come and winterize my sprinkler system. I've seen my neighbors get the service. A truck pulling a huge air compressor on a trailer parks in front of their homes. … [Read more...] about Save Money By Winterizing Your Own Sprinkler System
One thing that my wife and I discovered as we examined our finances looking for ways to spend less, is that there are many things that we spend money on every day that we could cut the cost if we did it ourselves. Individually they may not be a huge … [Read more...] about Clever Dudes Are Self Reliant: Changing a Headlight Edition
Ok, this is a personal rant, but it's backed up by true video and data supplied by an NBC news affiliate out of California. I caught whiff of this story through Snopes. Turns out that Jiffy Lube was scamming its customers at 5 out of 9 locations, and … [Read more...] about I knew there was something wrong with Jiffy Lube