Monthly Archive: September 2014

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Epic Treks: 7 Hikes That Left Us Breathless (in a good way)

The idea for this post was not mine! All credit goes to someone Mr. Frugalwoods and I revere: Mr. 1500 from 1500 Days to Freedom. He proposed we both write about our favorite hikes today because, well, hiking is amazing. I’m grateful to Mr. 1500 for suggesting this as it gave me the opportunity to post a lot of hiking photos reflect on the highlights of my favorite hobby. Make sure to check out Mr. 1500’s My Favorite Hikes (or How I Learned...

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Weekly Woot & Grumble: Thieving Dolphins & Some Guy Named Plutus

Woot Earlier this week I learned an amazing thing: Frugalwoods is a finalist for a Plutus Award! If you just asked the question “what the heck is a Plutus Award” well then my friends, you are in luck! Here is a fact you can learn today: Plutus Awards “recognize the best of the personal finance blogosphere” and are awarded annually to the top personal finance blogs at a thing called FinCon. You will be astounded to learn that FinCon...

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Frugal Hound Sniffs: Financially Blonde

Hello Internet: Frugal Hound here. Extremely overjoyed this week to be sniffing a cat in my periodic hound-series: Frugal Hound Sniffs. Cats are very tasty cute creatures and I am thrilled to introduce you, my dear readers, to Spumoni, the cat who lives with Shannon from Financially Blonde. 1) Who are you? What are you? And who are your parent(s)? My name is Spumoni. I am a flame-point Himalayan cat. My parents are Bill and Shannon,...

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August 2014 Expenditures

Hey, guess what? No vacation = low(er) summer spending! We like this though we are somewhat saddened by our lack of travel. But on the bright side, plenty of time to clean the house, embark on epic home improvement projects, go hiking, teach Frugal Hound how to high-five (success rate = sporadic), and hunt for great trash finds. This weekend was a bonanza of great trash–many leases turn over on September 1 and, since 65.4% of...