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Sheri McGregor

Sheri McGregor is grateful for the freedom of expression she enjoys as a writer. Lately, she's settled into writing about what most interests her: psychology, business, people, and nature for nonprofits, magazines, and at her joyful living and homesteading blog: Balance and Joy. As a native San Diegan, she also publishes San Diego Hikes, the subject of her three latest books, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: San Diego, Day & Overnight Hikes: Anza Borrego Desert State Park, and Easy Hikes Close to Home: San Diego. As a mother of five, Sheri learned from necessity how to live well for less, and calls this smart lifestyle "the new swank."

Feb 172013
 
 February 17, 2013  Posted by  Hot Deals, Money Comments Off on 8 ways to keep your budget on a diet
8 ways to keep your budget on a diet

Good advice from one part of your life often works in another. Borrow these 8 tips from dieters to shrink your budget, even if your waistline is fine.

Jan 152013
 
 January 15, 2013  Posted by  Food, Hot Deals Comments Off on Does keeping chickens save money on eggs?
Does keeping chickens save money on eggs?

Backyard chicken keeping is sweeping the nation, but is it really cheaper to keep your own chickens for eggs? Unfortunately, there’s no hard-boiled answer. Consider a few facts from an experienced keeper to help you decide.

Aug 022012
 
 August 2, 2012  Posted by  Money Comments Off on Extended warranties: peace of mind or money trap?
Extended warranties: peace of mind or money trap?

Do you really need an extended warranty? Because you are going to be offered one when you buy many products. Here’s the scoop on how to choose your answer..

Jul 142012
 
 July 14, 2012  Posted by  Money Comments Off on Save money, enjoy life more

Quit doing some of the things you spend money on, and you may find yourself enjoying life more. Plus, you’ll appreciate those little luxuries more when you go back to them.