Blog Carnivals

Recipes, Retirement, and Halloween at the Carnivals

This week we have four carnivals to share. Okay, maybe I went a little overboard, but I got on a submission binge. First up, the Festival of Frugality #146 at Dollar Frugal.  In addition to my post about ridiculous food commercials, you might also enjoy Frugal Upstate’s Pizza Hut Clone Recipe. Next up, the Carnival of Personal Finance #173 hosted by Girls Just Wanna Have Funds. In addition to my post explaining why you…
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Mad Libs and Horror Movies at the Carnivals

Welcome to my weekly blog carnival round-up. Next week I’ll be hosting the Festival of Frugality, so get your submissions in! This week we’ll kick off with that very festival – the Festival of Frugality #122 at On Financial Success. He takes a sort of Mad Libs approach, except in this one the sentences make sense. He included my post discussing whether pets are frugal. In the same section about different financial…
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The Carnivals are Back!

Well, the carnivals didn’t go away. I left the carnivals due to vacation and the holidays. This week, the carnivals have returned. We’re off to a slow start – just two carnivals this week. First, the Festival of Frugality #160 hosted by Credit Withdrawal. In addition to my post about Top Ten Frugal Winter Food, I recommend Monroe on a Budget’s guide to weekend kitchen prep that will save you time during the…
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Jane Austen, the President, and Frugality at the Carnivals

It’s a new day, a new life, a new Pres, etc., etc. One thing (okay many things) didn’t change though. It’s time for a blog carnival round-up! First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #188 hosted by Pecuniarities. This week, my rant about claims that we have an obligation to spend was an editor’s pick. Thanks! I also recommend Free From Broke’s Just Enough is Not Good Enough – we all need to make an…
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My Top 10 Posts of the Year

Maybe it’s something about the decade (sort of) ending, but top 10 lists of posts seem to be all the rage this week, so I’ll throw my hat into the ring. Here are my personal 10 favorite posts from this year, one for each month: January 8 Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas  I couldn’t believe it when I went into Target on December 28 to buy some holiday storage bins…
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Frugal Bargains for Earth Day – at the Carnivals

Aren’t frugal bargains the best kind? And no, not all bargains are frugal. If you don’t need the item, then the bargain is a waste of money. For this and other lessons, please turn to this week’s blog carnival roundup. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #201 hosted by Mighty Bargain Hunter. In addition to my post about combining finances after a wedding, I also recommend Free From Broke’s post about money conversations you…
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It’s Carnival Time

Another week, another batch of carnivals. Money Hacks Carnival #6 at Bible Money Matters selected my post on 10 Inexpensive Hobbies as an editor’s pick. If you liked that, you’ll also enjoy Home Life Weekly’s tip for making free printable birthday cards. Next up, Festival of Frugality #119 at Consumerism Commentary. They also selected one of posts as an editor’s pick: Is a Frugal Lifestyle Always Environmentally Friendly. If you liked that, you’ll enjoy Money and…
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The Carnival is Back

Gee, it seems like just last week the carnival was in town and now it’s back already. This week, the Festival of Frugality #114 included my post about saving money on taxes. I also recommend an article on being extravagantly frugal from the Not Jet Set blog. Broke Grad Student brings us the Carnival of Personal Finance #141, which includes my post about five ways to spend a tax refund. I also liked Rather Be…
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Singles at the Office in Oz – at the Carnivals

This week we have three great carnivals to share, so I’ll dispense with all other talk. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #191, hosted by Dollar Frugal. My stabby rant about about retail sales growth was an editor’s pick. I also recommend Bret Frolich’s post about common sense being back in style. It’s about time. Second, the Festival of Frugality #164 at Broke Grad Student. Once you follow my advice to buy a frugal Dutch…
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Beggars with Wise Sayings at the Carnivals

This week’s blog carnival selection includes just two fine carnivals. First, the Festival of Frugality #163 hosted by My Journey to Millions. He called out my Valentine’s Day post, as well as Bargaineering’s similar take on the romantic holiday. Second, the Carnival of Personal Finance #190 hosted by Funny About Money. In addition to my post about 100 ways to go green, I recommend Wide Open Wallet’s 100 uses for vinegar. Finally, it’s not a carnival, but…
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