If you celebrated the dreaded Valentine's Day yesterday, I hope it was a pleasant one. I wrote yesterday how every day is Valentine's Day and how I always have fresh-cut flowers for my wife. However, that didn't mean I copped out and didn't give … [Read more...] about V-Day Recap – What I did for my wife
I've mentioned this before, but it seems more appropriate now that it's Valentine's Day. There's no reason you need to wait for a "special day" to get your loved one flowers, a card, or to say "I Love You". When Stacie and I got married, without … [Read more...] about Every Day is Valentine’s Day
Reader and commenter Rob, who owns a full 1% of the comments here at Clever Dude (we have thousands), posed a question to me via email this past weekend. We had a good discussion of ideas and I got his permission to write about it. I will warn you … [Read more...] about Temptation in the Workplace, and Accountability
Hello again from Clever Dudette. This time I figured I'd write towards the "Marriage and Life" section of this site, but with a financial twist. So, all you frugal men out there probably think that it's better to be frugal than to spend money to … [Read more...] about Inexpensive Ways to Woo Your Wife…By Clever Dudette
David at My Two Dollars has hosted the 94th Festival of Frugality this week, where my article "Secret Value of House Guests: Cleaning Out the Pantry" was featured in the At The House section. There were so many good articles (seriously), but I'll … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Posts from the Festival of Frugality #94
A few weeks ago, we sold our 2005 Chevrolet Malibu sedan. Basically, it was cheaply made and we wanted something projected to be more reliable. Oh, and it didn't have a number of safety options like side-curtain airbags and ABS. I saw the crash test … [Read more...] about Do we miss our car?