Vacation recap – Student card success!

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As you know, CF and I recently returned from our vacation in Germany. In addition to saving lots of money on accommodations and a little money on neck pillows, we found the attractions to have very good deals for people with student cards! Thanks to a clerical error before I graduated, my student card expires next month even though I have been graduated for 3 years. Since CF is back in school and also...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality, Travel

Almost free emergency kits

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Here’s a quickie while I’m slaving away at probability homework: Brian and I have emergency kits that we keep at work which contain water, food, and a rudimentary first aid kit.  We have a larger “earthquake stash” but these are smaller, portable personal kits. For the container, we use large plastic bulk nut jars that I salvaged from the recycling pile and washed out. We fill...

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Posted in: Home, Life Hacks

Updates: Erm… most of the summer? Let’s call it July 3-9

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Brian and I just returned from Germany a few days ago and WOW it’s been hectic!  Before the flight, I had massive studying to do for my exam (PS – well above average, thank you very much).  I had intended on doing some writing while on vacation, and I have to say – good intentions have a way of going awry. We brought our little netbook on the trip so that we could be blogging away...

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