December 25, 2009

A quickie cheap treat for folks in the middle of a White Christmas

Merry Christmas!  We’re at my wife’s parents today celebrating Jesus’s birthday. If you’ve had a lot of snow (as we have) here’s a quick treat if you have some (real) maple syrup around and a candy thermometer: Collect some snow in a bowl.  (Make sure the snow is all right, meaning that it’s all white.) Bring some maple syrup up to the “softball” temperature, 230 degrees F. Spoon out the hot syru […]

How Retro Gamers Can Game on the Cheap

By Jeffrey L. Wilson That slick widescreen high-definition television that's the centerpiece of your living room is an abomination, and not just for the price. […]

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays To One and All!

I’m so glad to be able to wish you all another Christmas for the fourth time! Yes, this is our 4th Christmas online… geez, how time flies. As usual, we had our traditional family Christmas party yesterday with our extended family (this is how we normally celebrate the special annual event commemorating the birth of Christ). […]

Happy Christmas, Everyone!

Here’s a holiday video from 1950 showing Christmas celebrations around the world: in the United States, England, Holland, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Korea, Japan, Canada, Mexico. As the spirit of Christmas unites all humanity, men and women everywhere reaffirm their faith in the brotherhood of man. […]

Merry Christmas from The Simple Dollar!

I hope that wherever you are and whatever you believe, good tidings are reaching you. Tune in tomorrow for our regularly scheduled programming. […]

5 Easy Ways to Save in 2010

By Kate Luther If there's one thing we've all got on our list of New Year's resolutions, it's to save money. But we all know that's often easier said than done. After all, it's hard to save when money is tight to begin with...and after this year, "tight" is putting it pretty generously. […]

Merry Christmas

Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11 Merry Christmas to all!!!!!!! […]