Archive for May, 2011

Colony Collapse Disorder – Honey Bees Are Disappearing

Colony Collapse Disorder – Honey Bees Are Disappearing

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Einstein is reputed to have said, “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left“. Whether he was right or not we don’t know, but the bees have started disappearing, and scientists are rightly worried. Bees are disappearing by the millions and without a [...]

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Frugal Cooking Tips and Ideas to Help Entertain on a Budget

Frugal Cooking Tips and Ideas to Help Entertain on a Budget

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Living on a budget does not mean you can’t throw a lovely party or entertain as much as you’d like to. You can have the best dinner ever without busting the bank. Here are some frugal cooking and entertaining tips and ideas for the hostess on a budget. A Simple Menu to Save Money Remember [...]

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Hatching An Egg House In Beijing

Hatching An Egg House In Beijing

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Life can be financially tough on new graduates, particularly if you live in a city with out of control rents such as Beijing.  If you’re 24 year architecture graduate, Dai Haifei however, there is a solution… Introducing the ‘Egg Pod’. Dai built the 2 meter high shelther at a cost of 6,427 yuan ($964 USD).  [...]

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Budgeting Tips: How to Save Money on Office Supplies

Budgeting Tips: How to Save Money on Office Supplies

| May 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

When you’re watching the budget and wanting to cut costs as a small or home-based business, you’ll want to keep an eye on office supplies, such as paper, pencils, pens, printer ink, files, folders, and so on. Here are some of the best ways to save money on office supplies easily and effectively. Save Money [...]

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Frugal Cooking: Dealing With Left Overs

Frugal Cooking: Dealing With Left Overs

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you’re living on a budget, it is certain that you wouldn’t want to throw food away. Ever. So, what do you do when you have food left over, either after a party or maybe after a bout of intensive cooking? Here are some great ideas to help you cook frugally and deal with leftovers [...]

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Peak Oil: An Introduction

Peak Oil: An Introduction

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

‘Peak Oil’ is one of the greatest issues of our time.  Much like climate change, it is no longer a distant threat that our grandchildren may face – it is here and happening now. People have been debating the timing of peak oil – the time when oil production stops increasing and starts dropping – [...]

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Saving Money: Experts You Should be Reading and Books for Your Family’s Personal Finance Library

Saving Money: Experts You Should be Reading and Books for Your Family’s Personal Finance Library

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

An important part of saving money and living a debt-free life is learning how to do that. Involving the family in saving money becomes easy when you have the right tools and information. Here are some experts whose books you and your f amily should be reading as you make the journey towards financial freedom. [...]

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