01 Nov 2011

Just shut up and write already! – National Novel Writing Month

By reading this site, you likely are always looking for awesome ways to live your life, so you have a story that needs to be told. But maybe you never imagined writing a book, or never thought you could. Listen, if Snooki can “write” a book, so can you. It

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 4
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26 Aug 2011

Broke-Ass Mom: Who is This Mommy No Bucks?

“What makes life interesting is not the things you own, but the shit you do.” This is Broke-Ass Stuart’s mantra and I couldn’t agree more. Hi. I’m the new Broke-Ass Mom in town, but please call me “Mommy No Bucks”. I’ve recently shed my three piece navy suit, nude stockings,

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 1
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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08 May 2010

Great NYC Coffee Shops In Which To Sit For A Long Time

If you are broke like me you probably need a place to which you can escape.  Specifically, you need a place to go because your apartment is claustrophobically small.  In addition, it is helpful if the place serves very inexpensive snacks.  It is also an asset if the place allows

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