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When Good Food Goes Bad Part V: Cooking with Peeps

I suppose defining Peeps, a favorite of my childhood, as "good" food that goes bad, might be a bit of a stretch. Those marshmallow chicks that come in an array of unnatural colors go stale REALLY quickly. [more]

Crappy service, great food...what to do?

Yesterday I witnessed something quite special. My lovely wife, who is usually not one for complaining, decided that the service we had received at a local restaurant (or hadn't in this case) was not on. [more]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save $1 a Day

Today we found some great articles on ways to save $1 a day, family-friendly Super Bowl parties, and cheap things that make life easier.

Win a Burt's Bees Essential Body Kit

Want a chance to win a Burt's Bees Essential Body Kit, completely free, from Wise Bread? Clue us in to your favorite all-natural beauty secret! Have a family recipe for rice bran scrub that leaves your skin glowing? [more]

Best Money Tips: How to Win on eBay

Today we found some great articles on winning eBay auctions, re-evaluating your food storage habits, and saving money in an expensive city.

The WORST Time of Day to Do Everything

Your body has a clock of its own, and if you pick the wrong time do some tasks, you'll do them poorly — and feel poorly while doing them.

Do you have what you want… and do you want what you have?

Sometimes, being frugal means not just saving money; sometimes it means not spending any at all. There’s been a growing preoccupation with working more to earn more--to buy more; y

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The Trouble With Women

HR Manager: "What's wrong with her?" Foreman: "Well, she's a woman isn't she?" This campy 1959 training film provides an interesting look at how women were perceived in the workplace 40 years ago. (Link) [more]

In Praise of Complainers: Why Complaining Is Good

Slow Service? Cold soup? Learn the ins and outs of constructive complaining and how it can help improve things for all consumers.

Credit squeeze (formerly know as a panic)

There used to be a particular financial event called a panic. [more]

Local Flavor

It was time again to stock up on some things, and so this past weekend I went to my usual places: the fish market in Pyrmont (where one employee asked me how work was going since t

Make Your Dream Career a Reality for Less Than $100

The most important part of starting a business isn't having a plan or even money — it's passion. Learn how that passion can drive your next career move.

McDonald's Treats for Less Than a Dime -- Chicago Area

One-dollar coupon books give kids three pies, three cookies, three cones and three fries or apple dippers.

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Colorado and World Series Fans Will Just Have to Wait

It has been a disappointing day of online turmoil at the Colorado Rockies website

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Best Money Tips: Slash Your Cell Phone Bill

Today we found some fantastic articles on slashing your cell phone bill, keys to a frugal retirement, and health insurance for the unemployed.