How To Buy a Condo, Townhouse or Coop and Avoid Problems – Part I

Condo, coop, or townhouse ownership implies that you will be sharing all property, financial and legal responsibilities with other owners . This can pose a problem when there is a wide variety of homeowners in your association each of whom has their own distinctive ideas on how to allocate financial resources and set priorities. It… Read More »

How To Buy Cheap Discounted Airline Travel Tickets

There are several basic rules that travelers follow in order to get the cheapest and discounted airline ticket. But first we have to dispel the myth that tickets are cheapest during Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each week. A recent study confirms that the cheapest days to purchase airline tickets are Saturday and Sunday. For airline routes that have… Read More »

How To Make Biscotti the Easy Simple Frugal Way

This recipe is extremely economical considering how much biscotti costs in stores.   You can make 2 dozen with about the cost of one biscotti. This is an inspiration from the Not Your Bubbe’s Biscotti in The Frugal Foodie Cook Book.  It is super easy. 1)  Beat the ingredients in a mixing bowl.  2 Eggs ¼… Read More »

How To Practice Qigong (Chi Kung) for Better Blood Circulation, More Energy, and Health

The Chinese practice of Qigong (sometimes written as Chi Kung) goes back thousands of years. The benefits of Qigong practice are enumerable, but fundamentally the breathing and slow, rhythmical movements are designed to increase your blood circulation, increase energy, and improve your overall health and feeling of well-being. It can be practiced by all ages since… Read More »

How to Get Your Children to Behave in Public

Picture the scene: You’re out doing your grocery shopping and your toddler throws an almighty tantrum. They lie on the floor, kicking, screaming and waling, while you helplessly hiss at them to stand up. You can feel the eyes of everyone in the shop bearing into you and almost hear their tutting and sighs. When… Read More »