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Start Something That Matters

Oh My Socks! This book by Blake Mycoskie (the founder of TOMS shoes) is amazing so far. It’s inspiring and also a guide to starting something of your own that matters – whatever that may be. A nonprofit, a business, … Continue reading

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Pocket Your Dollars

This was a really good book. The author shares her experiences and details the five things that are keeping you poor. It’s cognitive-behavioral therapy and it’s cool. I was really able to identify with her talking about being more afraid … Continue reading

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Money diet

We’re not on a money fast because, as a family that’s not realistic – we need to buy gasoline and fruit – but a diet. We are doing well so far actually. We have spent less than $100 this last … Continue reading

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The Thin Green Line

I am reading a book called The Thin Green Line. It’s interesting but I find myself slogging through it a bit. It’s about the 1% and their money habits and how they can translate to anyone’s life. 1%ers take calculated … Continue reading

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Skinny B**ch

This book is about diet and lifestyle change. It’s full of cussing and very plain speaking, and I love it. I’m only a little way in so far but the authors are like your best, filthiest friends, telling you the … Continue reading

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Happiness on $10 a Day

I started reading a book that I got in the mail yesterday but ended up putting it down half-way through. It was called Happiness On $10 A Day. It was written in 2009 and I was hoping for wonderful things … Continue reading

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Book Review: All You Need Is Less

This book is fantastic. It’s by Madeline Somerville and she is a riot. She gleefully throws her husband under the bus as well as herself, all in pursuit of a greener lifestyle. I laughed out loud several times and read … Continue reading

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Book review – The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches

By Jeff Yeager. I loved this book. It’s a bit rude in places – a couple of curse words and several sexual innuendos – but it was funny. Basically his road map includes such ideas as setting a standard of … Continue reading

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The 7 Habits

I apologize for being philosophical these days, I’m reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It’s a good book but boy did it get taken out of context! It was published in 1989 and uses all the buzz words … Continue reading

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Books, books, and more books

I’ve been reading lots of books lately. Granted, that’s no different from any other time, but here lately it’s been more nonfiction than fiction, which is strange. I’ve been reading a lot of vegan books and books on animal rights … Continue reading

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