Don’t call me a cheapskate. I’m not one of those extreme couponers who walk out of the drugstore with 30 tubes of toothpaste having paid only $3. The drugstore didn’t have 30 tubes, so I bought five and left one on the shelf for good karma. I became a self-proclaimed deal maven five years ago when I started a mommy blog FatHeadDog.com. My son had just been born and I couldn’t believe such small things (aka children) cost big bucks.
I wasn’t alone. In 2008 when I began blogging, there were an estimated 15,000 mommy blogs, talking about everything from diapers and deals to Down syndrome and postpartum depression. Today, according to Babble.com, 14 percent of all U.S. moms are mommy bloggers.
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Bonus giggle: They don’t want someone looking to subsidize a “powder habit” #drugsarebad
Three lines. That’s what I saw when I looked in the mirror. Fine little lines across my forehead that I never noticed before suddenly became all I could look at.
I unfurrowed my brow, as I’m apt to do, but there was nothing to unfurrow. Those three lines were now immovable fixtures on my 35-year-old face. http://t.co/IxLIh0Llwr via @successmagazine
Is there a magic formula to decide whether you’re too old to acclimate? Apparently so.
“The newspaper offered a buyout to 167 employees ‘whose age and years of service [at the Dallas Morning News] total at least 60 years.'”
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