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Written by Kerry K. Taylor, author of 397 Ways to Save Money - Spend Smarter & Live Well on Less, Squawkfox makes frugal living sexy, delicious, and fun.

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Best of the Money Blogs 2010: Vote for Squawkfox!

The Globe and Mail just announced the shortlist for their annual Best of the Money Blogs Poll — and Squawkfox is nominated! *blush* Big bloggy thanks to the Globe and Mail panel for choosing my humble blog in a field of amazing and talented bloggers. This year the poll features Canadian blogs, but Americans can still vote too! […]

Healthy Snacks: A tasty twist on homemade ice cream

I’ve got a frugalicious and tasty trick for dealing with a lot of ripe fruit — I freeze it. And then I turn (churn) it into a healthy version of homemade ice cream, sorbet, or sherbet. During the summer months I’ve found that it’s easy to get overwhelmed by too much ripe fruit. […]

How to Sell Your Used Car Online

Last week I sold my used car in three days. Not bad for my first attempt at selling a bunch of 18-year-old bolts on four decent wheels. The fast sale was a bit of a surprise, especially since my used car wasn’t anything special to look at, had a bit of rust, and didn’t smell great — kind of like me after drinking too much vino. […]

5 Money Lessons Learned from ‘Saving Penny’

Learning life’s financial lessons can be a tough battle. No one likes drowning in credit card debt, buying too much (or not enough) insurance, or putting money into the wrong investment. Watching someone else struggle is a bit easier. […]

Track your money with the Free Budget Spreadsheet

This Budget Spreadsheet is part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. I’ve been thinking a lot about budget spreadsheets. […]

Crock Pot Recipes: The Best Baked Beans Recipes Ever

If soaking dried beans can change your life, then these are the best baked bean recipes, ever. I’ve often been (bean) critical of canned beans, and baked beans living in cans are no different since they’re loaded with processed sugar and many contain lots of sodium. […]

Budget Worksheets: Your Needs List and Wants List

These handy Budget Worksheets are part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. What we want does not necessarily correlate to what we need. […]

5 Gourmet Herbal Tea Infusions for Your French Press

It’s tea time! With spring colors abounding and summer flavors just ahead, let’s brew some gourmet-tasting yet freshly-frugal herbal tea infusions using your French press. […]

How to Set Financial Goals – 3 Financial Goals Worksheets

These 3 Setting Financial Goals Worksheets are part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. Do you have a financial goal? […]

Easter Links and Money Links Oh My!

Happy hoppy Easter! It’s been a long while since my last linky round-up, so I’m celebrating this Easter weekend with lots of linky love. I’ve got some holiday fun mixed with lots of money matters. Something for everyone. I like everyone. Enjoy! Easter Stuff Rejoice this day! […]