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06 Apr 2018

This Week in News: Trump, Sports Ball, and China

This week has been a lot of Trump, sports, another shooting, scapegoating and more Trump. As much as I hate to focus so heavily on the crap coming out of the White House, this week’s news pretty much dictates that I do just that. I apologize in advance. But let’s

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15 Oct 2017

Look at the Weird & Fun Crap I Found on Amazon

I just randomly happened upon this stream on Amazon that shows you all kinds fun and weird chachkies and crap you can buy. So I figured I’d share some of my favorites with you. If you like something, buy it through the link I attached to it. That way we

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
11 Dec 2013

Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 4, Beef Heart of Darkness

Grill master working the heat As the latter part of the above title flat-footedly implies, this weeks article has me journeying into savage, humid environs redolent of the morally queasy atmosphere of Joseph Conrad’s most famous novel.  Instead of the Belgian Congo, however, I find myself in Peru’s Amazon Basin.

Fatt Mink 1
24 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Mom Survives a Travelling Partner

With my husband travelling quite a bit lately, it’s got me thinking how does a Broke-Ass Mom survive without her Broke-Ass partner? (I also think about all you single parents out there, and every day I have a new found respect for you, really, you should all be proud of

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 0
23 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Mom Cheapskates Through the Holidays

I began this year’s shopping for my two-year-old by following my own advice:  buy only one or two great gifts for your toddler/baby because that’s all they need (if that considering the mounds of presents they’ve already received from their grandparents).  My husband and I decided what my two-year-old REALLY

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 0
15 Dec 2010

5 Last Minute Inspiration-Bits for Great Holiday Gifts

Christmas is next week and if you’re like me (hopefully you’re not), you have done zero Christmas shopping and have no clue what to do about the myriad people in your life who have probably already thoughtfully purchased and wrapped a very special present for you.  Have no fear! There

BAS Writers 0
30 Jul 2010

A Broke-Ass Book Buying Guide

Obviously public libraries are great. They’re free, they have an endless supply of books, and they generally don’t care if you’re a little late with the returns. But certainly there have been times in your life, as you find yourself careening towards grown-up-ness, when you feel like a modest collection

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