Week in Review: Father’s Day Prep Edition

by Kay Lynn

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Are you ready for Father’s Day next weekend?  The list below should give you ideas on how to celebrate without spending a fortune.   I think most Dad’s love homemade presents and gifts from the heart.

10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Under $50 from Frugal Dad
4 Ways to Have a Fun and Frugal Father’s Day from Almost Frugal
What to Get Dad for Father’s Day? How about Nothing from More Style than Cash
Budget Friend Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Not Made of Money

Editor’s Choice

 If you don’t read anything else on this list, please check out this list of 600 Money Saving Tips from the Yakezie Challenge group and put together by Deliver Away Debt.

Yakezie Picks

Money Crushhad a great idea for a smart-phone app and made it a reality.  Learn how you can make an iPhone app when you don’t know how to program.

Make sure you know the 25 must visit online travel sites when planning your next trip. Money Help for Christians must have inspired by planning his recent vacation.

PF Firewall shares 60 ways to feel luxurious without the price tag. My favorite is using an automatic coffeemaker. It grinds the beans fresh each morning for a delicious Starbucks coffee experience without the price.

If you’ve recently had bad romantic bad luck read 10 rules to get over heart break and move on from Narrow Bridge.

Girl with the Red Balloon has 8 tips to give up soda pop and she’s made it a month.  I’m going to give it up as soon as I’m out of my current stash.

Is it better to live on the West Coast or the East?  According to Financial Samurai the NBA finals prove location matters.  Don’t miss his take on east coast living. Yes, I think it is really that bad.

Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance shares her secret to cutting your debt immediately with simple action steps and stories to back it up.  Make sure you don’t do the 10 things broke people do that keep them broke shared by Smart on Money.

You probably know already that I’m a fan of Costco.  Funny About Money found it pays to shop where there is generous return policy.  

Carnivals

 Baby Boomers Blog Carnival Forty Third Edition @ Baby Boomers U.S.

Carnival of Money Stories 2 #57 @ My Journey to Millions

Festival of Frugality #233 @ Learn Save Invest
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Funny about Money June 13, 2010 at 7:13 am

Thanks for the mention! 🙂

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Money Smarts June 13, 2010 at 8:41 am

Thanks for the link love!

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Financial Samurai June 13, 2010 at 8:44 am

Whoo hoo! A fellow West Coaster defending our honor! 🙂

I will probably write a post about why The West Coast rocks… but it’s kinda like saying the night is dark. Ain’t it obvious?

Cheers,

Sam

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Jersey Mom June 13, 2010 at 12:22 pm

We’re going hiking on Father’s Day at a nearby trail. Afterwards, we’ll go have some BBQ. =)

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Bucksome June 13, 2010 at 7:14 pm

Sounds fun! We’re actually going to brunch at my sister-in-laws.

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Kelly from Almost Frugal June 13, 2010 at 1:11 pm

Thanks for the mention!

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Red June 13, 2010 at 2:36 pm

Thanks for including me! 🙂 I’m so glad you’re going to give it a try! Addiction free is the way to be! (Yes, I’m THAT corny.)

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Bucksome June 13, 2010 at 7:15 pm

I think I’ll keep my addiction to coffee though (at least for now).

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Jackie June 13, 2010 at 9:29 pm

Thanks for including my link 🙂

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