Easy Trader Joe’s Combos

Trader Joe started out in the Los Angeles area and the inhabitants consider it more a playground then a store. We call it TJs or the Trader and they need no advertising to bring us inside. With it’s combination of healthy food and ever changing snacks and possibilities for meals, we just gravitate there as if it was a friend’s house. Now that they have spread across the country, the Frugal…

How to Enjoy Sydney Without Crippling Your Budget

  Do you want to visit Sydney, but you’re afraid that this trip will cost you an arm and a leg? If you do, your fears are completely rational since Sydney is an expensive vacation destination. However, we have prepared some practical suggestions for you on how not to go bankrupt and still have the time of your life in this amazing city. Choose the accommodation wisely  Since the accommodation is one of the…

My New Printer

It has a bold concept, an eco-friendly printer that used ink bottles instead of cartridges. A bit higher initial investment but it turned out to be soooo worthwhile. Though most of us have given up any paper printing, there is still the occasional need. Plus it means that there is a copier and scanner in the house. Those teensy little cartridges were only good for a few sheets and then it was back to…

Movie Pass

The Frugal Diva always heard that if a deal was too good to be true – run don’t walk. When I first heard about MoviePass.com , it seemed like there must be a catch. They charge $9.95 per month for  seeing one movie per day. You can choose from the movie theaters on the list and about 90% of theaters have signed on. Here in Los Angeles, movies are reaching the skies…

[Linket] Your Mobile Brand

At this moment in time you may get your very own [linket] for FREE and maintain it without cost for a year after launch. We all need a quick and easy way to be recognized on our mobile devices.  [linket] is about empowering individuals by providing them with an authenticated personalized brand within a mobile app. Plus, there is a wide range of personal and professional information that one can include in the wording of…

Warts and all Airbnb Review – What You Need to Know

Airbnb is an online marketplace and hospitality service that connects people who want to rent their homes with people who are looking for accommodation. Therefore, Airbnb users are both hosts and travelers. Hosts list their unused spaces and travelers search for and book accommodations. It is as simple as that. Airbnb does not own any lodging – they are rather a middleman because they receive percentage service fees from travelers and hosts in conjunction with…