Why We Don’t Clip Coupons

July 31, 2015

During the ‘depths’ of the recent recession, it became almost an obsession with some people to try to use coupons to get ‘something for nothing’. These ‘extreme-couponers’, as they were dubbed would spend precious hours every week clipping coupons and looking for printable coupons online in order to save a few cents or a few […]

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Amazon Prime Day – More Deals than Black Friday

July 13, 2015

Amazon is celebrating 20 years on July 15th by hosting more deals than Black Friday. This is for Amazon Prime Members only, but you can get a Free 30 day trial (and all the deals you want) by clicking the link below. Happy Amazon Prime Day July 15 – Exclusive Deals for Prime Members – […]

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My AT&T Adventure – How I Made $170/hr

August 17, 2014

I’ve used AT&T’s mobile phone service since 2009 on a 5 phone family plan. Their coverage area is great (for the most part, unless you live in rural North Carolina or Montana) and the per phone price for 700 shared minutes and unlimited mobile to mobile calling is hard to beat. However, you’ve got to […]

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OBI 100 Internet Phone Review – How to Save $400 a Year

November 1, 2012

Several weeks ago I was at my mom’s place, and realized she still had a land-line that was costing her almost $400 a year. Personally I’ve never had a land-line. A Skype connection or my cell phone has been enough to meet all my voice communication needs. However for most people who grew up before […]

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40 Day Blogging Fast

September 28, 2012

That’s how long it’s been since our last post here on Live Well Simply. It was somewhat unintentional. Blogging took a back seat to travel, work and moving. 🙂 During the last 40 days, the blog’s Alexa Rank took a dive to 700k and ad earnings were equally low with Amazon pulling in a mere […]

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How to Avoid Street Cleaning Fines if You Live in the City

August 15, 2012

I live in the city. Every other week, a little white car travels down my street followed by a street cleaning truck. The ‘officer’ in the little white car gets to write out a $20 ticket for every vehicle parked in the street cleaner’s way (yes, there are signs, but humans forget). After paying one […]

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Free Museum Admission – At a Museum Near You!

August 14, 2012

The Smithsonian Magazine is opening the doors of participating museums across the US for their annual Free Admission Museum Day on September 29th, 2012. Each ticket is good for one person plus a guest. All you need to do is fill out their ticket application form, and they’ll email you the ticket to print out. […]

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On a Budget? Four Cheap Vacations to Take this Summer

August 14, 2012

Whenever the warm summer season rolls around, I always notice people’s dispositions changing. All of the sudden, their stresses leave them and a sense of excitement and adventure swoops in to replace their once-negative emotions. Many people look forward to the end of the cold fall and winter months so they can finally experience their […]

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Top Frugal and Simple Living Blogs of 2012

August 8, 2012

Simple living blogs and personal finance blogs first started popping up online around 2006. Or, maybe that is just when I first started discovering them. Regardless, over the last few years this niche area of blogging has become extremely popular with literally thousands of blogs starting and just as quickly fizzling out after a few […]

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Google High Speed Internet – Free Internet Service Courtesy of Google

August 2, 2012

Google, known mainly for its search engine and excellent email service has decided to go after the lucrative home entertainment and communications market by rolling out a High Speed Internet Service called, ‘Google Fiber’. At this point, the service is only available in, of all places, Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. But, who […]

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