Are you overdue for new kitchen appliances?

I am notoriously frugal. I pinch pennies so hard Lincoln screams like a 13 year old girl at a One Direction concert (translation for non-Americans: I really don’t like to spend money). And here I am about to tell you to spend thousands of dollars replacing perfectly good kitchen appliances.Sort of....more

NOT the body adornment I had planned...

It's the Holiday Season.. the Silly Season, if you will. I have a house filled with dogs and kids and kids friends and girlfriends of boys and girlfriends of girls and random other house guests, so, at this time of year I do tend to cut corners... too much to do and too little time. You know the scenario?? I know the knife is blunt, but I am too busy to take that extra 5 mins to sharpen it... that sort of thing. So the other night, my currently-unemployed bum of a husband (he secretly loves it when I call him that!) was ...more