Top 20 Motivation Hacks – #11

Quick intro: I first intended this Top 20 list to be in a single post, but I decided that breaking them into separate posts would allow me to concentrate on each a little more. So, I present my list of the Top 20 Motivation Hacks. A number of people have commented that I must be…

Start your X-mas list now – or boycott it

I have started the list for my family already. Where we live, the economical turmoil have prompted the shops to start early this year and with great discounts too. To save big I do two things, that is easy to implement: Make a listGive your loved ones the opportunity to get the gift for you…

The Gift Card Dilemma(s)

A few days ago, on the very day I pledged to reduce my personal book buying budget to $0 for the coming year, a little surprise came in the mail: a $25 gift card. To a bookstore. Ordinarily, this kind of thing is just something to laugh off and not worry about, but the whole…

Recycle your gift and Christmas cards

An easy way to get rid of your holiday cards, is to scan them. That way I have them them on my computer without the mess. My scanner has already saved me heaps of space in my flat. And scanners are dirt cheep too, but if you do not own one, you can always take…

A frugal way to recieve and give gifts

I am not very fund of birthdays with a lot of presents. I have always received at lot of things I did not need or want, so here is at tip to be more smart and frugal about receiving gifts yourself. Make sure that you your wish list contains gift vouchers. One trick is to…