A Cleverdude (or Dudette) is someone that watches their spending and gets maximum value for his or her dollar. A Cleverdude is also not afraid of little DIY project if it means saving money Yes, Clever Friends, we are a multi-talented breed. There's … [Read more...] about CleverDudes Can Cook: Shredded Pork Enchiladas Edition
Over the Thanksgiving break, my house was overrun by a gang of high school freshman. My son and a bunch of his friends went to a movie, and then came back to our house to hang out, sleep over, and play video games until the early morning … [Read more...] about What’s Your Most Inexpensive Meal?
Ana at DebtFREE-Revolution.com has a few articles outlining her plan to curb her son's huge appetite while also teaching him a lesson about money. I think it's a very novel idea and can be used for any dependents, including lazy husbands like me :) … [Read more...] about Putting Your Teenage Child on a Grocery Budget
Even though Stacie and I have a pact that we don't eat out for dinner on Monday-Thursday evenings (weekends are fair game), I'm enticed by this offer to help donate to the needy and get a decent meal in the Montgomery County, MD area. Even Ben and … [Read more...] about Help The Hungry – DINE OUT for Thanksgiving in February!!
Tip #12 of the Ways to Save Money Series is a short and simple one. To save money on cooling your freezer (and refrigerator), keep your freezer as full as possible. This technique is actually called "freezer blocking" and people have made it into a … [Read more...] about Ways to Save #12: Fill Up the Freezer
One of Stacie's friends came in from Australia and along with another of her friends, we all decided to meet up in NYC (Manhattan to be specific). Personally, I've never been to NYC. People seem to gasp when I say that, but I highly doubt that … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Weekend in Manhattan