Welcome back to another Frugal Friday. As you can tell from the post title, I got hit with something this week the day after my birthday and it was not fun! I do not know if it was the flu or not, but suffice it to say I am glad to be on the mend. The fun thing this week was getting a home brewing kit from Mrs. Frugal Rules for my birthday. I’ve wanted to home brew beer for a while now, but never wanted to spend the money on it myself. It looks like a pretty sweet kit and am excited to get started on brewing my first batch of beer. I don’t know how frugal brewing your own beer is, but I’ll definitely be looking for ways to be frugal. As a result, you’ll probably be seeing a post or two about how to save money on home brewing here in the not too distant future.
As I was sick, I did not get as much chance to read as many blog posts as I normally do, but the ones I did were good as always. If you have the time this weekend, I encourage you to check out some of these great blog posts.
The Sexiest Thing My Money Has Bought on Plunged In Debt
People Are Funny About Money on Brick By Brick Investing
13 Money Resolutions for 2013: #12 Make a Plan on Reach Financial Independence
Benefits of a Crappy Job on Eyes On The Dollar
Dream Technology on Budget and the Beach
Learn From Mexican Merchants – Avoid Being a Passive Blogger on Modest Money
What Women Want From Men – 7 Thoughts From Women on Fearless Men
Are You in Debt? Stop the Excessive Vacations on Debt RoundUp
Why Has My House not Sold? on Canadian Budget Binder
I Will Never Retire on Krant Cents
5 More Easy Ways Everybody Can Save Some Money on Work Save Live
Sector ETFs: 5 Ways to Use Them in Your Portfolio on The College Investor
Personal Finance and Lance Armstrong: What You Can Learn From Lance’s Fall From Grace on The Happy Homeowner
Motivation: Learning From Others on The Frugal Farmer
Be Prepared For a Lost or Stolen Wallet on One Smart Dollar
Churning Credit Cards for Hotel and Travel Rewards on I Heart Budgets
What is Financial Freedom – The Easy Follow Explanation on My Money Design
Thought You Should Know: Google Owns Your Online Identity on Finance Fox
52% of Americans Want to Pad Their Savings: Here’s How on Repaid.Org
Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That on Luke 1428
Frugal Hack #5: Abandon Your Virtual Shopping Cart & Score a Deal on Rather Be Shopping
5 Ways to Invest in Yourself on Young Adult Money
Time to Establish Financial and Savings Goals for 2013 on Broke-Ass Mommy
Odd Search Terms
Tony Robbins reference Zero Dark Thirty…Something tells me Osama was not motivated in the end!
Ass suing advertisements…Sorry, we’re not into THAT type of advertising
College Frugal…Good luck on that one!
Steps on investing in Facebook stock…one step only – Don’t buy it!
What if we didn’t eat turkey…then I guess we’d be eating Eagle!
How much do you pain in taxes when you withdraw your 401k when you leave your employer…Taxes are a pain!
Have you been able to avoid the flu thus far this winter? Have a great weekend!
Photo courtesy: Timo Balk
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