cash crone, cookies, October, month, budget Eating Well For Less - and Other Kitchen Charms 

Make cookies, not war.

C is for Cookie The incredible, edible cookie! The month of October is dedicated to this favorite sweet treat. “There is a very strong emotional link for so many people which is why cookies are a comfort food,” says Brette Sember, author of Cookie: A Love Story: Fun Facts, Delicious Stories, Fascinating History, Tasty Recipes, and More About Our Most Beloved Treat.  “They are a true American food – the modern concept of them was born here and is an expression of American ingenuity.” Sember tells us that the fortune cookie…

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sleep, sheep, mattress, baa Budget Savvy 

Once upon a mattress – and a movie to help you sleep

A good night’s sleep is never a waste of time – or money. According to a 2014 study conducted by the Better Sleep Council, many consumers just don’t know how to choose a mattress. But a good mattress is an important part of having a restful night. Oklahoma State University researchers found that study participants slept better and had fewer aches and pains when they slept on new mattresses, regardless of age, weight, or body mass index. Mattresses are expensive, and many of us are hesitant to purchase a new…

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cashcrone, bacon, wealth, Manifesting Money Money Management 

BACON can help you get on the road to wealth in 5 steps.

I love bacon. The problem is, the bacon I love is the nitrite-free, uncured, local, pasture-raised kind. That means it costs more to enjoy.     Although I am on a budget, I still buy this bacon on occasion, because it is important to enjoy the journey on the way to wealth. I use it wisely, and never, ever, waste it. The grease goes into a jar and is used to add fat and flavor to other dishes.   Here’s how you can use BACON to help you become debt-free:…

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www.cashcrone.com Phase 2 - The Rectangle The "Eleven" : The Fixer Upper 

Eleven House: Beams are up, Scotty!

We were beaming last week! Two engineered beams were installed in the studio side of Eleven House! Cats in the attic? I haven’t posted about Eleven House for some time – because nothing has happened. We stalled out after we went way over the demolition budget. Who knew that removing plaster and debris could be so expensive? Lesson learned – factor in high costs for preparation. When we opened the ceilings, we found a roof with some problems. In fact, someone had “fixed” a leak by placing a cat litter box…

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cash crone, restaurant, budget, dining Money Management 

Restaurant dining on a budget? It can be done!

  I like to eat at home instead of eating at a restaurant.   I know what is in every bite – and what isn’t. Like MSG, hormones, and corn (I am allergic to corn and it is used in hundreds of products).   I can also eat at home and spend less money than if I made a habit of eating out.   Bill Spaid likes to eat out every now and then. And when we visited Toronto over the holidays, we took a cooler but had to eat…

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