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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10 Frugal Ways to get Fit this Winter

I did the unthinkable today. I willingly stood on a scale, knowing full well the number would make me squawk. And squawk I did. OK, I had a little fit too. If you’re anything like me, then you *might* just need a little nudge to remove that little extra holiday pudge. […]

Happy Blogiversary! Year Two on Squawkfox!

Today marks the second “Blogiversary” of this digital space known as Squawkfox. When I started this blog two years ago I never thought that anyone would stop by to subscribe to my squawks or would want to snicker at my wacky words. I was wrong. You’re all laughing with me — or at me — so yay! […]

You’re a Mean One, Mister Grinch!

I’m curling up with my dog and hubby tonight to watch the cartoon classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Pivo (the dog) is all dressed and ready to rumble. Carl (the husband) is not so keen on wearing his set of red antlers though. He’s such a Grinch. On behalf of all of us I want to wish you a wonderful Holiday Season and say thank you for frugaliciously squawking with us this year. […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Printable CD Covers

Every year I find myself needing a way to wrap a custom CD for someone special. Being a bit of a photo nerd, I love to give my family and friends a personalized photo CD filled with the year’s special events, family functions, and fun candids. OK, sometimes I give a mixed music CD too. The problem is, how the heck do you wrap a CD when it doesn’t have a jewel case? Gaw! […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Books about Money, Honey!

Deck the halls with savvy savings, fa la la la la, la la la la financial books! ‘Tis the season for spending smartly, giving gifts generously, and thinking a little bit about the budget. Yes, the budget. Sigh. Buying a smart book is a pretty inexpensive gift though, and there’s still lots of time to hit the bookstores or to order online. […]

5 MORE Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company

I’m giving credit cards another kick. I had so much fun writing 5 Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company that I’ve decided to give those pesky plastic cards a second boot. […]

12 Smart Ways to Save Big on Christmas Shopping

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but your wallet can still be delightful. And since we’ve got gifts to give, let us find the ways to save! Yay! Yes internets, it’s that time of year when the turkey leftovers and that tryptophan stuff have settled in our stomachs. After awakening from the holidaze slumber, it may be time to turn our attention towards Christmas. […]

10 Terrific Turkey Leftover Recipes

Let’s talk turkey leftovers! Yum! There’s nothing more frugal than taking your turkey leftovers and spinning them into a second (or third) delicious dinner. To get the most from your lovely leftovers, I’ve put together a few simple, fast, and terrific turkey leftover recipes for some frugal dining fun. Most of the ingredients can already be found in your refrigerator. Yay! […]

5 Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company

Credit card companies can be sneaky sneakers. They have trickster ways that entice us to spend more, pay off less, and dig ourselves deeper into credit card debt. […]

Meatloaf Recipe: Healthy Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

Today I’m talkin’ turkey. I’m clucking fowl on complicated traditional Thanksgiving dinners that cost a wing and a leg. If you’re on a tight budget or a member of a smaller family, why not try something totally different. Last year I shared my easy Rolled Turkey Breast Recipe (with Artisan Bread Stuffing). This year I’m going super simple with ground turkey. […]