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01 May 2013

Garage Sales: Too Broke to Buy Stuff? Sell Your Old Stuff.

Okay, so you look around your room and you have too much goddamned stuff. It’s a problem because you want to go out and buy more stuff, but to make room for that stuff, you’ll have to get rid of the stuff you already have that’s overflowing from your closet

Lindsay Kramer - Bridge and Tunnel Budget Stretcher 1
25 Feb 2011

Party at Wesley Stace’s Book Release Extravaganza This Sunday!

Example of a good book jacket photo! Hot off the heels of Monica’s post yesterday about the Bay Area Book Expo, which reminded us that inevitably, but hopefully not in our lifetime, “the printed book will mutate into something that will eventually cease to be” (Monica channeling Ray Bradbury!) comes

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
09 Aug 2010

Love Don’t Cost a Thing, or Does it Cost A lot, Selling Used Wedding Gear

There comes a certain time in your life where it seems like all of your friends decide at once they want to get married. It’s a happy occasion but goddamn can it get expensive. Not everyone has a separate fund tucked away for Crate & Barrel purchases. Don’t get me

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
16 Jul 2010

Saving for Vacation or Another Important Thing

Some people can go ahead and buy new pants when they need them. In my sad budget, I have to actually put money aside for a purchase of this magnitude, in minuscule, bi-weekly increments. Weeks later, when I have almost amassed enough, I invariably fuck it all up by deciding,

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2
29 Dec 2009

Broke-Ass Guide to Working Out

Like everyone else, I pretty much ate my weight in carbs this past holiday weekend, so naturally I’m looking to drop my phantom baby weight in the new year. But you know what, gym membership inflation is right up there with college tuition and I don’t have an extra $60

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
07 Sep 2009

No Frills Guide to Fall Fashion

Having been out of school for quite some time, I still get the urge every fall to go Back to School shopping. Each year I crave anything tweed, leather, corduroy, you name it. And if hearing Butt Hole Surfers in Urban Outfitters is any indication of what era fashion is

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
31 Aug 2009

Instant Joy: The State of Polaroid

I’m not one to get nostalgic about old technology. Sure the typewriter was classic, and Super 8 cameras are all fun and games until you try to edit anything, but nothing has quite found a place in people’s hearts as much as the Polaroid camera. Since the company announced it

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
10 Apr 2009

Fancypants Edition: Celebrity Castoffs

Thursday in New York, was a beautiful spring day, the kind that makes you remember why you moved to this town in the first place. It just feels like a picnic lunch, a dress and a light spring coat, smoking a joint on the fire escape overlooking the flowering trees

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