Blog Carnivals

An Adventure Getting a Burn Notice in Canada – at the Carnivals

A bit of an early blog round-up this week because I’m taking tomorrow off from blogging. Yay vacation! This week, we first have the Carnival of Personal Finance #211 hosted by Green Panda Treehouse. In addition to my post about tax credits motivating you to buy something, I also recommend Financial Highway’s debate about the meaning of money. Next, the Festival of Frugality #184 hosted by My Frugal Adventures.  In addition to my post about…
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Last Minute Tax Filing Is an Accomplishment – at the Carnivals

Hey, that one actually makes sense! I have to admit, I don’t understand waiting at the post office to file your taxes on paper at the last minute. Why not just use a computer and push the “send” button. If you owe taxes, you can use the automatic withdrawal method to avoid the line, or actually fill out your taxes months earlier (it takes an hour if you…
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Meltdowns and Gratitude at the Carnivals

Another Friday, another carnival round-up. These are my picks from three of this week’s carnivals. First up, the Festival of Frugality #145 hosted byValue Your Life. He chose my post making the Case for Frugality as an editor’s pick! I also enjoyedThe Enhance Life’s post about impulse buying. If you’ve decided to say no to consumerism, read this post to learn how to outthink the triggers. Next, the Carnival of Personal Finance #172 hosted by…
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The Military Guards the Riches of National Dog Week – at the Carnivals

It’s blog carnival time again. This week, we have three more carnivals to share. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #224 hosted by My Life ROI. In addition to my post about flood insurance, I also recommend Pragmatic Environmentalism’s lesson on caulking to save energy. It won’t keep out flood waters, but it will keep you warm. Next, the Festival of Frugality #197 hosted by Funny about Money. In addition to my post about handmade Christmas…
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GI Joe Plays College Football – At the Carnivals

This week I have just two carnivals to share. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance hosted by Stretchy Dollar.  In addition to my post about cheap foreign currency, I also recommend My Dollar Plan’s budget travel tips. Second, the Festival of Frugality #193 hosted by the Canadia Finance Blog. In addition to my post about new homeowner tools, I also recommend Kitchen Stewardshi’s tips for cleaning your stove and oven without expensive cleaners.
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Earn Shoes and Apple Pie – at the Carnivals

Well, it is summer, so I suppose it’s apple pie season (which is odd, really, because apples are a winter fruit and yet we think of apple pies and the 4th of July together.) Anyway, I digress. So let’s get straight to it. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #204 hosted by Earn What You Spend.  In addition to my post about determining house affordability, I also recommend My Dollar Plan’s auction…
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Debt Reduction in the Summer at the Carnivals

It was a busy week at the blog carnivals. This week I have four round-ups to share, so here they are. First up, the Carnival of Debt Reduction #143, hosted by Moolanomy (Pinyo’s been busy). He chose my May debt reduction progress as an editor’s pick. If you liked that post, you might also enjoy Nate David Scott’s debt progress. Next up, the Carnival of Personal Finance #156 at PTMoney. In addition to my…
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Cheap Flowers and Community Resources at the Carnivals

This week I hosted Money Hacks Carnival #19. Check out all the great posts. In addition, we have to other carnivals to feature this week. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #159 hosted by Greener Pastures. If you liked my post about sharing community resources, you might also enjoy Penny Jobs explanation of Indian style of livingcommunally. Next, the Festival of Frugality #132 hosted by Budgets are Sexy. If you liked my post about buying cheap…
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Summer Spending and Travel Tips at the Carnivals

This week two blogs chose me as editor’s picks, so I have two favorite favorites. We shall rush forward without further delay to my picks from their picks. The Festival of Frugality #131, hosted by Broke Grad Student, chose my post about 13 Frugal Ways to Celebrate Summer as an editor’s pick. If you liked that, you’ll also enjoy You Need a Budget’s 8 tips for avoiding summer spending. (Glad I’m not…
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Otters Pay It Forward – at the Carnivals

Otters are strange creatures, and I never knew they could pay it forward. Maybe it depends on how many oysters you give them. This week, I have just two oysters to share. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #205 hosted by Wise Bread.  In addition to my stabby post about handbags, I also recommend Fabulously Broke in the City’s warning to factor in the cost of accessories, for example, will you need a…
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