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Clara Edd
Clara Edd enjoys good food, getting together with family and friends, travel, cooking, camping, hiking, and sailing. Mother of 4, grandmother of 2, she writes for her blog, Square Pennies, where her motto is "Save Money, Cook Great, Have Fun!" You can find recipes and personal finance tips there for enjoying life on any budget.

11 Fun New Year’s Eve Party Ideas for Food, Games & Decorations

By Clara Edd

happy new yearPicture a great New Year’s Eve party at your home with all your friends: Sparkling decorations and candles all about. Your guests take hilarious photos, dance with loud, crazy noisemakers, and enjoy a selection of appetizers. When the clock strikes 12, you toast with champagne and feast on a midnight supper.

This scenario has to cost a fortune, right? Well, not necessarily. With a few money-saving tricks up your sleeve, you can host a great New Year’s party on a budget that people will be talking about for a long time to come. From food, to refreshments, to games, you can cut costs everywhere without sacrificing any of the fun! And if your New Year’s resolution is to save money, this is a great place to start.

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20 Simple Ways to Live a Healthy, Happy Life

By Clara Edd

live a happy, healthy lifeThis year, you may have made a variety of New Year’s resolutions to improve your mind, your finances, or your health.

Many people, however, tend to lose focus of their goals, and the promises made on the first of the year are soon forgotten.

You don’t need to make a resolution to improve your life, as there are many¬† simple changes you can make at any time. To be happy and healthy does not require a lot of money or time – just a little desire and motivation

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