Aloysa’s Reading Picks

First and foremost: thank you everyone who supported, promoted, stopped by and commented on The Kitchen Sink while I was away. You helped me tremendously, and my Alexa ranking dropped to 372,206!!

By the way, if you want to find out more about me, read my interview @Modern Tightwad!

My article Beware of Men Counting Pennies was featured in the Carnival of Personal Finance #284hosted by Sweating the Big Stuff ,and it was one of the editor’s picks!

It took me a while to catch up with my work. Sometimes I think it is better not to go on vacation. But I am all caught up now – more or less, and I am back to blogging, writing and reading.

The following are my favorite articles of the week:

Run out of the gift ideas? No money or budget for expensive gifts? Check out 77+ HomemadeGifts – DI Chirstmas/Holiday Gifts @Wealth Informatics

Don’t like Wal-Mart? Not so sure? Figure it out with Things that Walmart Does Well @First Gen American

Going abroad? Read Are you a Member of the Global ATM Alliance @Green Panda Tree House

Not sure if you love what you do? Sort it all out with Doing What You Love, Or Loving What You Do?@Everyday Tips And Thoughts

Figure out how blog grading works by reading How Mozrank is Filling in the Gaping Hole Left By the Departure of Pagerank @Invest It Wisely

This post inspired me too write my financial summary article (coming soon) My Money at 20 @Minting Nickels

Wondering how to prepare a cheap but delicious Thanksgiving Dinner? Get a clue with Thanksgiving Dinner on The Cheap @Yes, I am Cheap.

5 thoughts on “Aloysa’s Reading Picks

  1. Sandy @ yesiamcheap

    welcome back from vacation! Glad to see you improving so well. Thanks for including my Thanksgiving post. I’ve never liked Turkey so we are working our way through different meat products. So far we’ve had a pork shoulder, crown rack of lamb, leg of lamb, rabbit, goat and various fish. I’d really love to try reindeer or some bigger game but it’s too expensive. Maybe a pot roast this year for us.

    1. Aloysa

      Oh, I love lamb! I can eat it every day! My husband learned how to cook authentic Russian beef Stroganoff. It is quite different from the American version (no pasta, but potatoes). He really perfected it. Now, it is our favorite holiday meal.

  2. Invest It Wisely

    “Beware of men counting pennies” was an enjoyable read… glad to see it was the editor’s pick. Thanks for the mention.

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