Cheap Valentine’s Day: Intelligent or Insulting?

Is it wrong to save money on Valentine’s Day? 

Earlier today I was on Twitter, catching up on some reading when I noticed an interesting tweet. It was about how Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year you should never be cheap.

Their reason? The obvious one, because you’re supposed to show someone how much they mean to you. But this got me thinking something entirely different…
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5 Weekend Getaways Under $200

Relax Responsibly

Vacationing on a Budget

You’re probably already aware that saving money is high on my priority list, especially since it’s in such scarce supply in the Humble House.  So even when we go on vacation, we’re thinking about how we can keep costs down.

Now some people would argue that money shouldn’t matter when you’re on vacation… that it’s okay to spend frivolously because you’re “making memories.”  That’s just silly if you ask me!
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Father’s Day Gifts Under $25

Gifts Under $25.00

Father’s Day is less than two weeks away and the pressure is on to get dad the perfect gift.

Luckily for me, Humble Dad appreciates frugality, especially on Father’s Day.  I’m not trying to say my dad isn’t worth spending money on, it’s just I know he wouldn’t want me to buy something I can’t afford.

So after reviewing our budget, Humble Timothy and I determined that $25.00 is about the right amount for us to spend on a Father’s Day gift.  It may not seem like much, but if you’re creative with your shopping, you can give your dad something you can be proud of!
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