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    Random Thoughts on Moving and a Frugal Lifestyle

    No doubt if you’ve been a fairly regular reader, you know that, every now and then, I try to share tips for saving money and living a frugal lifestyle. Well, in these tough economic times, I’ve certainly been posting more ways to saving and practice frugality.

    I just wish I’d done my homework on relocating to another city, being that the family and I had recently moved to a new condo in Riverside.

    A friend of mine grew up in the Chicago area, and I was thinking that if I wanted to relocate here from “the windy city”, finding affordable Chicago moving companies would be at the top of my list of priorities.

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  • Frugal Living Goes To The Movies!

    The following are thoughts and ideas about going to the movie theaters in 2010. Well, my BIG advice is… don’t. It’s EXPENSIVE! Save your money. Or better yet, go only when there’s a particular movie that you absolutely must-see, which fits the following criteria: When is a movie really

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    Zen and the Art of Frugal Living: Suggested Links

    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. —Buddha The more I ponder on the quote above, the more I see the life situations around me that depend on how I perceive them. Frugal, Simple and Green

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  • Just Some Photos of the New Fridge…

    “On life’s journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.” —The Buddha Last month, the family acquired a new member of the family.

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  • More Lighting Solutions for the Home

    Every now and then, I go searching for chandeliers and pendant lamps. There is this need to find the ideal chandelier or pendant-type light fixture for the foyer of my house. . . . . Something Like A Work of Art I imagine something white, circular and spherical like

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