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What you really wanted to know about living on a budget…our FAQs from the week

July 1, 2011 by


Boomerang, So after a bloated Hump day – we were back living on a budget with a vengeance…. spending a total of $3.28 each. I think we have officially found our groove.. living on a budget becomes easier as the week goes by as you become more mindful of how much things actually cost and wastage. Wastage is a problematic […]

So Far So Good… But here comes Hump Day!

June 30, 2011 by


Wednesdays are great… after Wednesday you can smell the weekend..all those fun hikes in the mountains, Friday yappy hours and Sunday morning paper and coffee walks are that much closer. But after this hump day the weekend doesn’t seem so exciting – largely because we had a very, very happy Wednesday… so happy in fact, our budget will be recovering for the rest of the […]

Groupon/Coupon Week with NO Groupons?

June 30, 2011 by


So you might be thinking, this is Groupon/Coupon week but I haven’t heard anything about Groupons?  Each day we have scoured Yippit, Groupon, & LivingSocial for deals in our area.  Truth be told there was nothing that caught our eye.  We saw many deals on restaurants in our neighborhood, but none were appealing.  So many […]

Can You Say Leftovers

June 29, 2011 by


Ham, Yesterday we went to the market, but realized there wasn’t much we actually needed.  So what did we buy? Pita: $2.4 Hummus: $3 12 Eggs: $.99 Coffee: $2.00 Bananas: $69 Total Day Spend: $9.08 NICE!! Budget:$15 Here’s a quick and dirty of day two’s meals and pricing, Breakfast: Oatmeal: $.20 each Coffee: $.25 each […]

No Case of the Monday’s Here

June 28, 2011 by


Day one complete and I’m still scratchin! While the first trip to the grocery store took a little longer than expected we found lots of healthy products that fall in our budget.  In total we spent $14.80 on food yesterday.  Now I know what you are thinking, the budget for two people was $15 and […]

Groupon Coupon Week (Let the fun begin)

June 27, 2011 by


Hamilton, So it’s finally time!  Groupon Coupon week began this very morning so let me explain the rules.  My owner and Lisa will be dining this entire week on $52.50 each.  This comes out to be $4.50 a day for food inside the house and $3 outside the house.  To accomplish this task we will […]

What do Groupon, Coupons and Jamie Oliver have in common? Part 1: Jamie

June 22, 2011 by


What do Groupon, Coupons and Sir Jamie Oliver have in common?  They are all marketing machines and the sources of inspiration for our Groupon Coupon week. Jamie Oliver – From the Naked Chef to a Food Revolution: What can budding entrepreneurs learn from Jamie Oliver? A Brief Overview.. llow you Passion: Jamie Oliver left school […]