Merry Christmas, y'all!
As I noted yesterday on the Shopping Detox Facebook page... somewhere this year I went off-count in my numbering scheme, so I'm now somehow on day 361 when it should actually be 358. Rather than go back and re-number everything, I'm just going to take a few days off... or something? I don't know.
Blah blah. Here's the link luuurve!(Perfect for reading while you sip your Xmas mimosas and/or eggnog and/or whatever you like to eat and drink on Christmas) (And if you don't celebrate Christmas, you can still have eggnog chai lattes, OBVS)
Your Weekly Gail Vaz-Oxlade
Mama Gail has genius tips to start 2012 off on the right foot (i.e. trim spending and save the diff)
Makeup and other life-and-death concerns
The Beauty Department is here for a Winter Rescue - how to stay hydrated, with shiny hair and moisturized skin during airplane flights and other things that dry you out in the wintertime!
Fabulously Fru-Girl offers her list of "holy grail" beauty items - those items that she can't do without, that she'll always replace and use.
And Then She Saved offers this genius idea to use coffee grounds as an exfoliator! You know, stores sell exfoliators with coffee in them... why not use your own leftovers? Frugal #win!
The Reluctant Retiree offers her thoughts about how knitting might just be the prefect retirement hobby.
Budgeting in the Fun Stuff has a list of 6 cheap ways to sweep each other off your feet - a.k.a. 6 genius cheap dates.
My Thirty Spot posted this great emegency ingredient substition list - no more running to the corner store just because you're out of eggs, honey, baking powder, sour cream, etc..
The Simple Dollar has a great ideas for your holiday leftovers - not just leftover food, but what to do with leftover wrapping paper and boxes.