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Cheap Date Ideas for Faux High-Rollers

By (view all posts by Susan.Yoo-Lee)
at 9:02AM Friday August 1, 2014
under Everything Else

So you were internet dating (again) and you came across another promising match who wanted to go on a date, only now, you’re worried about how you’ll afford a night out on the town (again). The last thing you want to do is let her (or him) know you’re concerned with spending money. You want them to think you’re calm, cool, collected, and not at all a cheapskate. You also don’t want to quickly blow $50-$100 on dinner and a movie with someone you have zero chemistry with. Read More »

Get a Free Android App Bundle Worth $100

By (view all posts by Susan.Yoo-Lee)
at 9:32AM Thursday July 31, 2014
under Freebies

It’s true what they say: The best things in life are free. Hugs, hikes, laughter, apps…Wait, apps? Hang on, let me amend that axiom a bit: The best things in life are free for a limited time.Like this: Amazon is offering a free Android app bundle worth $100, but only until tomorrow. Does life get any better than that? (Uh, heck no!)Just to clarify, the giveaway ends tomorrow, but the apps are yours to keep forever.And just to clarify further, this isn’t a bunch of shovelware junk. Read More »

Keep Austin Weird…and Cheap!

By (view all posts by Susan.Yoo-Lee)
at 11:01PM Tuesday July 29, 2014
under ${}

Austin likes weird. I mean, it says it right there in their city’s slogan. The Texas capital is known for its barbeque, music, art and the bizarre.It doesn’t take much to find the weird in Austin, but if you want to find the weird that the true weirdos love, you got to take a closer to look. Thankfully, we are here to help.The Cathedral of Junk4422 Lareina Drive Austin, TX Hours – Tue-Sun 9:00-6:00 , bu call to verify at 512-299-7413 Admission – FREE! $10 per group (from 2 Read More »

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