Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger

19 Jul 2013

Banking Tips for Broke People

Even though we all claim to be broke-asses, most of us keep the small amount of money we do have in the bank (unless you are my friend Gabe who doesn’t believe in banks).  But, as most of us have realized by now, banks are pretty sneaky. They say they

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25 Jun 2012

Getting A Job As A Nanny Can Save You Thousands Of Dollars

If you have any aptitude toward taking care of children (meaning you don’t care if you usually have a cold and sticky everything and can handle constant high-volumes), and you are broke, you should become a nanny. All it takes is a little creativity (most creative types are broke, anyway,

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living in the gym
14 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass New Year’s Resolution: Living in the Gym

I always hate going to the gym in January. It’s like everybody and their mom is trying to fulfill their New Year’s resolution to work out more. You have to wait in line to use the elliptical machine because some sweaty person is trying to figure out how to make

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26 Dec 2011

‘Twas a Broke-Ass Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas And low and behold Not a gift had been purchased Not even some coal. What was a broke-ass to do In an economy like this Better trust in Santa – Or go steal some gifts. I scoped out my hood Creepin’ in all the windows

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04 Dec 2011

Awesome Times in Austin

Austin. What is it about this city that makes it so cool? Is it the live music scene that is so abundant, is it the weirdness that overlays the population, is it the big college crowd, or is it the trailer park food scene? This is my first time in

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06 Nov 2011

Occupy L.A. = One Solution to a Broke-Ass Living Situation

  Last week I was down in L.A. visiting my cousin. He happens to live downtown in one of the raddest lofts I’ve ever seen. The first night I was there, we finagled our way into a fashion show at an old church. There, I saw the L.A. types of

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Stevie Wonder Woman Saves Halloween!
29 Oct 2011

Monster Mash-Up: Halloween Costumes with a Twist

Stevie Wonder Woman Saves Halloween Everybody’s into Mash-Ups these days, right? Most commonly, we are familiar with Mash-Ups in music. The DJ Girl Talk  is famous for this style.These are  songs or compositions created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track of one song

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