Posted on 13 July 2013 by admin
One thing we’ll do to get some cheap grub on the road is find the nearest Costco. They’re practically everywhere, and they’ve got amazingly cheap and delicious food.
For example, be bought three polish dogs (with three drinks, including free refills,) plus two slices of pizza and a churro… for about $10. That’s just ridiculous. Continue Reading
Posted on 08 March 2013 by admin
If you’ve ever wondered the best way to squeeze a few nickels out of your local retailer, there’s no better way than shoplifting. Sure you might go to jail over a $1.87 sample size of Jergins, but usually you’ll just damn the man.
This comic shows all the benefits and potential detriments, I assume. I haven’t actually read it. I find the comics on this site crass, so I don’t actually take the time to look at them. They’re a bit beneath me. Continue Reading
Posted on 05 January 2013 by admin
This is the third part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover the myriad pop-cup foods you can pack for ready consumption. How can you get vegetables while you’re on the road? How can you eat fruits while you’re on a raod trip? What are the easiest foods to take on a road trip? This article includes photos, examples and explanations. Continue Reading
Posted on 29 December 2012 by admin
This is the first part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover beverages. How many drinks should you take with you on the road trip? Which drinks are the best for kids? Which drinks are the best for adults? Should you bring cold drinks and a cooler on your road trip? Quick answer to the cooler is “no”, because it’s a hassle, it leaks and it melts far too quickly to be useful. As for the rest, read on and look at our pictures and examples to show you what we recommend for road trips with or without children. Continue Reading
Posted on 22 October 2012 by admin
Man, our vacation is going super-duper swimmingly, and I have to wonder how it is that humble, literative folks like us can afford it. But as quickly as the question always arises to me, the answer comes quickly on its heels. If you’re going to travel with a gaggle of kids in tow, you simply have to take a box of basic foods in you trunk. Continue Reading
Posted on 02 October 2012 by admin
There are a few ways to do it, the whole saving money on hotels thing, so here are a few different ideas for you to consider. Different hotels offer different rates, and some charge extra for kids, so beware of that, but there’s a lot more you can do to stretch your traveling buck even further. We offer some ideas to get regular discounts, new technology discounts and some more creative discounts as well. Continue Reading
Posted on 19 May 2011 by admin
There is a lot of talk about the Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL Lights) on the market today, and some discussion about whether or not they’re a good thing overall. These have been legally mandated in other countries like Australia for years because the government feels it’s easier to make them the law rather than build more coal-fired power plants they can’t afford. But is it really cheaper for you, the consumer? Here’s a quick run-down that will show you the real costs, real savings and real benefits of letting the century-old incandescent light go the way of the dodo. Continue Reading
Posted on 15 May 2011 by admin
During our lengthy visit to San Francisco, we had intended to check out two hotels and maybe a couple bed & breakfasts for a single day, but as with everything in our lives, you just never know what’s going to happen from one day to the next. If your yesterday had a promise that today can’t deliver and your budget feels as strained as it is, don’t feel bad, just hop back in the ride and get out of town. Continue Reading
Posted on 18 April 2011 by admin
Gasoline prices are as volatile as the 3/1 down on an unapproved rat-race, but what matters more to you is the fact that, over the past 30 days, you’ve seen your gas prices inch up by a dollar… and we can help you with that.
Take, for instance, a 2000 Chevy Venture. I don’t just suggest this beast because it’s my own vehicle, but also because it has a standard stock V-6, and a common motor in the American autoscape. Continue Reading