gifts

Did Office Max hire an accountant with an I.Q. of 62?

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]

Father's Day: What does Dad really want?

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]

Inventor of Mother's Day Wants You To Stop Wasting Money

Americans are planning to spend an average of $139 on Mother's Day gifts this year. [more]

Get your PC to give you coffee, bacon or even an orgasm.

As a frugal shopper, I like to make my products work hard. [more]

Last minute free Valentine's Day gift ideas

It's Valentine's Day — and you need a last-minute gift idea, stat! These cute ideas are sure to make her smile.

Couplehood: Avoiding the Valentine Clichés

Valentine's Day cliches are so been-there-done-that. How are you spicing up your gift to your sweetheart?

Flower Power - A Guide to Frugal Valentine's Flowers

Flowers can be a huge expense on Valentine's Day. Spend wisely on these frugal blooms instead!

But is it ART?

Stop turning to Costco or Target for your decorative living room art. Try eBay!

Jar of Nothing: the perfect present for the picky prick in your life

The next time someone says they want "Nothing" for a gift, we've got the perfect solution — enter the Jar of Nothing!

To life, to life, la kayim! The joy of home-enhanced booze.

The struggle of the homemade gift — what's sure to please, and what's bound for the bin? We've got something that's sure to please; DIY infused vodka!

Additional smart, frugal people

A raising tide lifts all boats. We're sharing the wealth with some other great blog articles on living life frugally.

Deadweight loss of Christmas: Economist explains why gifts are inefficient

The term "deadweight loss" doesn't exactly smack of Christmas cheer, but ask yourself — are you spending too much on holiday gifts?

Holiday shipping deadlines coming up

Don't let shipping deadlines throw off your gift-giving groove! Save yourself some pre-holiday anxiety and know exactly when you need to order gifts by.

3 Simple Tips for Saving the Most Money This Holiday

There's only three things you need to know to save this holiday season.

Quick Notes: Saving on the Holidays

Gift-giving is not meant to be a showy, materialistic, or overly expensive feat — it's the thought that counts.

Unique Ways to Save Money in December

The holiday season is upon us, and that can mean a tight budget. Try stashing some cash this month with these unique money-saving methods!