Ever since I was a child, I have been taught that when you receive a gift you should be happy about it and then give something back in return. To this day I still believe that is g
I moved to the United States when I was a child from Yangzhou, China. After sixteen years, I could easily pass as an American because I speak English without an accent, and I am w
Today is St. Valentine’s Day. Delivery vans filled with flowers are passing each other on the highways; the supermarket aisles filled with pink and red cards are chock full of men
Sadly, a recent poll by Inside Indiana Business reports that 13 percent of consumer
The tale of the Christmas belly flop is a sad one. The shopper finds something that looks so appealing, often on sale, and wraps it up beautifully. The givee is truly excited --
I’ve mentioned before that I’m no fan of the greeting card and gift wrapping industries. Not only are their products way over-priced, they’re also less than original in most cases.
Handmade gifts are becoming cool again! Here are five gifts for smaller children that will be loved long after the season is over.
Kids may think they know what they want to get for the holidays this year, but that doesn’t mean they have a
Need some non-crafty, hardly homemade gift ideas, all for less than $5? Here are 25 with something suitable for nearly everyone on your gift list.
This is no joke. This is not a scam, I've checked it out. Right now Overstock.com is giving away 18" pearl necklaces. Why I have no idea. Clearly it was the accountant's day off. A
I think I may be losing my grip on reality.
Recently I received four coupons in the mail from my local Office Max. Two coupons were for $10 off a purchase of $10. [more]
Given that you, your father’s child, are physically healthy, emotionally stable, and reasonably educated (his top priorities), what does your dad really want besides a visit or call from you? [more]
Americans are planning to spend an average of $139 on Mother's Day gifts this year. [more]
As a frugal shopper, I like to make my products work hard. [more]
It's Valentine's Day and you don't have a gift. [more]
Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and you know what that means: lots of people are going to buy lots of dumb crap. But you are above and beyond that, because you read Wise Bread. [more]
Flowers can be a huge expense on Valentine's Day - here's how to avoid spending a wad of cash on something that will be dead in a week anyway.
What would you say if I told you that I filled my entire living room with completely original works of art for less than $300? We're not talking kid's stuff - no crayon drawings, no attempts at self-expression. [more]
OK, so this is too late for Christmas, but there's still time before New Year's to try this out. I was pondering the range of joy and sorrow that is the homemade gift.
I love the plethora of frugal ideas that people are happily posting, for free, all over the internet. I'm sharing some of my favorites here. Because I can. And because Mr. [more]
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