11/Dec/2017 Adam

“Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included.” – English Proverb During the holiday season we all need to save more money. Each year it seems there are more and more ways to part with our hard earned money. We all have that family member or friend who spends half a years salary buying the perfect gifts for everyone.  You know who I am talking about. They buy one friend a 1 year subscription to the “Beer of the Month” club, another friend gets the latest tech toy or if you…

04/Dec/2017 Adam

By eating meat we share the responsibility of climate change, the destruction of our forests, and the poisoning of our air and water. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a difference in the health of our planet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Recently I watched Vegan 2017 on YouTube. It’s a really good documentary on the vegan movement and healthy eating/what’s good for the environment. I highly recommend watching the movie. I am slowly transitioning to a Whole Foods Plant based diet, which is the less political version of a Vegan diet. The Whole Foods Plant based diet…

28/Nov/2017 Adam

Black Friday should actually be called “The Hunger Games”.  Because people kill each other and the winner get a $20 crock pot! Did you spend till your heart’s desire over the 4 day weekend? The average American spent $967 over the Black Friday weekend event. That is a lot of dough! I guess I am not average then. I did not buy a thing the entire 4 days. I did look and thought about a few purchases. My theory is this, the more I spend on things I don’t need, the more I will have to work and put off…

22/Nov/2017 Adam

Skip Black Friday shopping madness and spend the day outside instead. For us frugal types this is a no-brainer, we do not care to be anywhere near a mall or shopping center on this day. Yes there are great deals to be had. But, for the most part, it’s all useless junk we don’t need anyways.    It is estimated that the average Black Friday shopper will spend close to $967.13 during the 4 day event. The world’s largest brick and mortar retailer Wal*Mart attracted more than 22 million people to its stores last year on Black Friday alone. More…