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Drinks

Star Wars Day & Two Cocktails

Okay, I know Cinco de Mayo is coming up, and there are burritos and margaritas and stuff. That’s totally awesome. But dudes! Saturday is Star Wars day! May the fourth be with you! You can go hardcore and watch all six movies in one day like we did a couple of years ago. It’s totally […]

Lifestyle

Awesome in April

April has come and gone and we’ve reached the end of our first full month of Awesome on $20. No idea how that happened. I’m so thrilled that a few people have found their way here. Isn’t the internet crazy? Indeed. Here’s the awesomest stuff April offered up. Let’s do this every month! And let’s […]

Dinner, Travel

Spam Mac and Cheese & Spam Jam Waikiki

On Saturday evening, we went to the Spam Jam in Waikiki. The what? Yes, Spam Jam. It’s a huge annual street festival on Kalakaua in the heart of Waikiki. Tents stretch for blocks with vendors selling their best recipes featuring Spam. I heard there were 25,000 people there. It was packed. Hawaiians love their Spam. […]

Money Savers

Life on Two Wheels

What’s your dream car? Mine’s a Vespa. That’s right. A cute sleek Italian scooter. I picture myself wearing an A-line dress, Jackie O sunglasses, and a long scarf, cruising around the island. And of course, a helmet, preferably leopard print with goggles. This does not fit into my budget. But driving a scooter definitely helps […]

Chickens, Money Savers

Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves: DIY Chicken Feeder

Aloha again, it’s Geoff here for a second guest blog post!¬†Yes, it’s about chickens again, what self-respecting blog-post wouldn’t be about chickens? So this blog is about being awesome for little or no money, right? Well I am always on the lookout for something that will either make my life easier or cheaper and I […]

Money Savers

Beautiful and Cheap, In the Best Possible Way

I love wandering through the makeup counters at department stores. The alluring scents, the pretty packages, the illusion of perfection. I confess, it sucks me in. But never all the way. I have a rule. I never spend more than $10 on beauty products. Ever. If it can’t be done for $10, it probably shouldn’t […]

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