When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.
-Chinese Proverb

Halloween Scares up Money and Merriment

by lesliedinaberg on October 28, 2011

You can buy a lot of wax lips, slutty pumpkin costumes and glow-in-the-dark plastic maggots for $6.9 billion. The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey, conducted by BigResearch, says that seven in 10 Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year. That’s up from 64% last year, and is the most celebrants in the National Retail […]

Do Kids Make You Fat?

by lesliedinaberg on October 7, 2011

Only if you add sugar. I have no doubt that having kids makes your heart fuller and your wallet slimmer, but what about your waistline? According to a study by the University of Iowa College of Medicine and the University of Michigan, living with the little darlings also makes your belly bulge. And I’m not […]