Monthly Archives: February 2010

February round-up

At the end of each month I share relevant links that I’ve enjoyed. Here are some of my favorite posts by fellow bloggers from the month of February. “Living below or within your means?” @ Living Almost Large, February 8 … Continue reading

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Researching cosmetic product safety (and a peek into my medicine cabinet)

A friend of mine recently told me about the Skin Deep: Cosmetic Safety Database, maintained by the Environmental Working Group. Their website states: In 2004 we launched Skin Deep, an online safety guide for cosmetics and personal care products. Our … Continue reading

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A Schnauzer makeover: before and after

In previous posts, I’ve mentioned that dog grooming is a little chore I don’t mind paying for. It’s one of the services I consciously spend on, even though I could spend my own time with the clippers and the Schnauzer. … Continue reading

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Why we put all of our spending on a credit card

I have a little confession to make that (in the world of personal finance) can be somewhat controversial: my husband and I use a credit card for all of our spending. Groceries, gas, going out, clothing, pet care, absolutely everything. … Continue reading

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Ideas for dressing up my stairs

You may recall from my maintenance to-do post, we’d like to fix our slippery stairs problem. Our little Schnauzer can’t (or won’t, to be more specific) go up the wood stairs. They are also slippery for sock-footed humans. We’ve decided … Continue reading

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Featured on “Apartment Therapy”

I bring you this weekend post for a special announcement. I’m very excited to report that Apartment Therapy featured my idea on how to line envelopes with decorative paper! Click here to view the post. Since Apartment Therapy is one … Continue reading

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