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Frugally Reckless
Luxurious frugality, travel, simplicity, optimization
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Someone has to do it. Full Disclosure I wanted a cleaning crew.  Like, really really wanted a cleaning crew.  I regularly searched (once a month for the first six or seven months) for someone who is willing to come clean my house for a cost-effective price and who is willing to have a flexible calendar.  … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Mar 12 2018 @ 8:00 AM
The less you have, the better the experience for you and for your guests. The Bedroom: What You Really Need A Comfortable Mattress This is the most important piece of furniture in your entire home when it comes to hosting Airbnb guests.  It must be comfortable to sleep.  More importantly, it must be clean.  This … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 8:00 AM
I had a very specific list of wants when I was buying my second house, including no pool.  Then I picked a fancy area where over 95% of the houses have pools, and found a foreclosure for 77% of market value.  “I guess I’m about to learn how to maintain a pool!” Pools vs. Michigan … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Feb 26 2018 @ 8:00 AM
I’m a huge advocate for exploring the local culture when you travel and getting away from the tourist traps, including resorts and theme parks.  Going out to explore gives you a chance to see how people live and learn about humanity.  However, I also really enjoy visiting resorts and attractions close to me.  The trick … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Feb 19 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Cutting the cord is a sensitive topic for people who “need” cable, and fortunately or unfortunately, a lot of people see lazily watching TV for the week as one of the best parts of their vacation.  It makes cutting the cord much harder when your goal is hacking your house for maximum profits. From TV-Free … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 8:00 AM
I doubt some of my fellow frugal bloggers would call my fancy birthday weekend “frugal,” but rest assured, I finished off my 26th year of life with a splash. Experiences always trump stuff, so I fill my birthday with them.  I often take time off work, take trips, and eat plenty of ice cream cake.  … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 8:00 AM
As you advance in your career, the onus will be on you to call the shots.  Sometimes, that involves rejecting perfectly good applicants from a program they are overqualified for.  In these situations, it’s really important to remember how you felt in the past so that you can help them move forward in the future. … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Some conveniences are worth paying for, but some conveniences end up paying for themselves. Front Door Code Lock In first place, the code lock on the front door makes it so easy for me to have guests coming and going.  I can provide the code to the guests the morning of check in, and they … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Jan 24 2018 @ 1:00 PM
There is no way to sugar coat it.  Guests don’t read the house manual provided online, and often they ignore the house rules section, too.  The number one way to combat this is to have instructions in a guidebook at your house (and posted notices as necessary).  Hopefully that gets the point across to the … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 12:00 PM
The best thing you can do for yourself is to increase your efficiency by developing some new habits to make things easier.  You will be faster and will expend less energy to accomplish your daily tasks because many aspects of your life will be on auto pilot.  It saves your brain space for new and … Read More Read More ...
Posted: Jan 17 2018 @ 1:00 PM


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