Am I a puppy murderer?

November 23, 2010 · 78 comments

Girl Ninja and I don’t own any pets. Mom and Dad Ninja, however, have always been dog lovers. In fact, at one point we had 12 greyhounds in our house (we fostered them until they could find a good home). They’ve scaled things back, however, and now only have three dogs, a boxer and two […]

I don’t want to send a wave of panic throughout the PF blogoshere, but I have some very important news to share, Christmas is 32 days away. Yes, 32 days. That means you have 31 days to buy, make, or steal some presents for those that you have to want to get gifts. Over the […]

A shot at redemption

November 18, 2010 · 49 comments

Many of you know Girl Ninja and I honeymooned in Aruba. We delighted in 8 days of pure epic awesomeness. As great as the week was, there was one major thing that kept our week abroad from being perfect…. ME. Well, maybe it wasn’t so much me as it was my frugality. In my defense, […]

If you’re like me, you know how much your household costs to operate monthly. According to the Ninja budget we are looking at roughly $3,400 in relatively fixed expenses. This works out to about $40k each year. I’ve always looked at my expenses on a monthly or annual basis, but I thought we could change […]

I can’t think of anything more gangster than saving a little money.  Seriously, who doesn’t want to save a little green? I sure as heck do, and that’s why I make sure my money is working hard for me. My favorite way of doing this? Shopping around, or as Snoop Dog would call it “Shop  […]

I had no idea.

September 28, 2010 · 49 comments

Wife Ninja is a freakin’ bed hog. Like out of control, bed hog. She takes up all of her side and at least 80% of mine. Oh and did I mention we sleep on a full size mattress? I can’t wait to get my hands on a bigger mattress. At least a queen and maybe […]

Frugal mans paradise

September 1, 2010 · 32 comments

As I shared in an earlier blog post, I am the proud owner of a 46″ flat screen HDTV. It’s pretty much the most glorious thing I’ve ever owned and it was definitely my favorite wedding gift. But with a great TV comes great responsibility. One of those responsibilities is ensuring I’m putting that television […]