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Miss Money Funny: Gifts without the Guilt

Miss Money Funny: Gifts without the Guilt

by Allison M. Komyanek  Why is Christmas referred to as “the season of giving” when, in reality, the buying never seems to end? With Birthdays, showers, weddings, graduations, births, anniversaries…the list of gift giving occasions goes on and on. So, how does someone on a tight budget give presents to so many different people for so many different special […]

The Flying Kiwi Poetry Squad Lands in New Hope

The Flying Kiwi Poetry Squad Lands in New Hope

For five years Jim Wilson has traveled to cities and towns throughout the USA and around the world and put poem posters by Kiwi poets on poles, walls, and in cafes and in store windows. Then a group of volunteers has added to the effort. Poem posters have been put up in cities including Amsterdam, […]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house, but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and Onions I like this […]

Miss Money Funny: How I bought my first house

Miss Money Funny: How I bought my first house

By: Alyson Komyanek Google image search the words “first home” and you will find lots of fabulous photos of smiling couples purchasing their first home. What you won’t find, though, are photos of a single woman completing the same accomplishment. Well, at 27 years old, that’s exactly what I’m doing- celebrating the purchase of my […]

Super “Puppy Bowl” Comes to Doylestown

Super “Puppy Bowl” Comes to Doylestown

What: Super “Puppy Bowl” featuring the Bucks County Barkos, D’Town Seahounds, Furry-Niners and Pawtriots. Halftime entertainment will be provided by 10-week-old rescued puppy mascots from Lulu’s Rescue. Refreshments for dogs and their owners will be served including dog-friendly treats and stadium favorites for people including hot dogs, snacks, cake and drinks. When: Monday, January 27, 1 p.m. […]

Miss Money Funny: 3 tips for saving big in the New Year

Miss Money Funny: 3 tips for saving big in the New Year

By Alyson Komyanek Each January millions of us will make a resolution to start the New Year off right. Exercise more, watch less TV, get better grades, whatever it might be. Then, by the time February rolls around, we find ourselves feeling guilty for having broken that “new habit” 3 weeks ago. So this year, […]

Shake it up! The NAC’s Zumbathon with Kass Martin

Shake it up! The NAC’s Zumbathon with Kass Martin

Do you love to Zumba? The Newtown Athletic Club is welcoming Kass Martin- a nationally recognized, celebrity Zumba Instructor – to shake it up (literally!) and raise money to find a cure for ALS.  What: The NAC’s Zumbathon featuring Kass Martin (open to both NAC Members and Non-Members) Why: Get a killer workout, have a ton of […]

Winter Solstice Celebration at the Newtown Athletic Club

Winter Solstice Celebration at the Newtown Athletic Club

On December 21, 2014, yoga studios everywhere will celebrate the Winter Solstice, gathering on the shortest day of the year to welcome back the light and set high intentions for the New Year, typically with 108 sun salutations. Each year, the Newtown Athletic Club’s Mind/Body program (which includes all Pilates and Yoga classes that the […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

By Nicole Loughan It’s almost time to ring in the New Year and with it the resolutions. There are so many ways to start your resolution journey, sign up for a gym membership if you are trying to lose weight, talk to a financial advisor to get on the path to fiscal wellness or enroll in […]

The Season of Giving: Miss Money Funny Gives Back on a Budget

The Season of Giving: Miss Money Funny Gives Back on a Budget

by: Alyson Komyanek Did the holiday season sneak up on you again this year, too? It seems like it comes quicker and quicker each year and with it comes all those commercials with the homeless animals in their little cages while that Sarah McLaughlin song plays in the background. Each year I find myself wanting […]

Perkasie Preps for Country’s Oldest Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Perkasie Preps for Country’s Oldest Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Rocking holiday music, food and fun will be the order of the day when Santa Claus arrives to light the Perkasie Borough Christmas tree on Saturday, December 7. Sponsored by the Perkasie Olde Towne Association, the traditional ceremony is the oldest of its kind in the United States, beating Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C. […]

Family Movie Night: Top 3 Winners and Losers

Family Movie Night: Top 3 Winners and Losers

by Nicole Loughan Winter is on the way and one way to keep the family together and out of the cold is to cozy on the couch with a good movie. My family and I watch movies together often and we have a massed a collection that we all enjoy. For a great movie night […]

Miss Money Funny: Thanksgiving on a budget

Miss Money Funny: Thanksgiving on a budget

by: Alyson Komyanek November starts the worst time of year for budgeters. Food prices skyrocket, loved ones start dropping not so subtle hints about what they want for Christmas and we get flooded with invites for things we could never afford to attend. Saving money is a challenge this time of year, but it’s not […]

Shop ’til you Drop! It’s Girl’s Night Out at Pennies from Heaven

Shop ’til you Drop! It’s Girl’s Night Out at Pennies from Heaven

Grab the girls and prepare for some amazing deals this Friday night! It’s Girl’s Night Out at the charming Pennies from Heaven Consignment Boutique in Richboro. What: A fun night of shopping, artisan products, and delicious food to be enjoyed with the girls! First, discover your favorite designers styles at incredible savings at Pennies from Heaven Consignment […]

Miss Money Funny: 5 Websites to bookmark before Cyber Monday

Miss Money Funny: 5 Websites to bookmark before Cyber Monday

by: Alyson Komyanek From discount pet supplies to late night delivery of diapers and formula these 5 websites offer something for everyone who’s on a budget… PetEdge.com Pet owners rejoice! They have everything from grooming supplies and housetraining needs to cat houses and flea and tick protection collars. All of the prices are great, but […]