Happy Holidays

  As both the 12 days of Christmas and the 8 days of Hanukkah start on the same day this year, Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all my friends of both faiths. And for everybody, have a happy holiday [...]

April Holidays, 2016

Spring Blossoms in Dover, NJ - April, 2014 Our monthly holiday list is a new(ish) feature on Frugal Guidance 2. It can be used for: Writing prompts for writers and bloggers, Travellers, Meeting planners, Businesspeople, Cooks and menu [...]

January Holidays on Frugal Guidance 2

Our monthly holiday list is a new feature on Frugal Guidance 2. It can be used for: Writing prompts for writers and bloggers, Travellers, Meeting planners, Businesspeople, Partiers (who need an excuse for a party, or not), and People who [...]

Merry Christmas

The Madonna and Child by Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato (1609-1685) Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to people of all faiths. May we spend 2016 bringing people of all faiths together in a spirit of good will for [...]

Holiday Calendar for November and December, 2015

In our last post, LinkedIn for the Holidays, we noted that LinkedIn has a broad, international membership, with people who celebrate different religions and national holidays.This time of year is a great one for reaching out to others and connecting [...]

LinkedIn for the Holidays

Have Yourself a Merry Little LinkedIn November and December are great times to celebrate the holidays, and you can do it on LinkedIn (and other social media), too. Use the season to reconnect with older LinkedIn acquaintances and develop new [...]

Some Reader Love for St. Valentine’s Day

Frugal Guidance 2 Passes a Milestone Frugal Guidance 2 reached a small milestone this past week, having surpassed 100,000 views on our blog since it was created in late 2012. This is the blog equivalent of watching your car's odometer [...]

Professional-Level Event Planning Sites & Services

Online Party Planning Tools for Frugal Celebrations and Events, Part 3 If you are planning a group picnic, a dinner, or an intimate fund-raising event for, maybe, 5,000 people, these services can handle almost anything. We also add a few [...]

Serious Fun – Advanced Party Planning Sites

Online Party Planning Tools for Frugal Celebrations and Events - Part 2 In Part 1 of this series, we looked at a variety of free and premium online invitation sites. If your party, celebration or event production needs go beyond [...]

Online Party Planning: Invitations & E-cards

Invitations & Ecards 2013 Edition, Part 1 E-card designs from Oriental Trading Co. Whether you are gathering a few friends together for a night out, hosting a holiday celebration, or planning a wedding, an anniversary, a business meeting, [...]

A February Feast for Letter Writers – InCoWriMo

February is International Correspondence Writing Month For some reason, I’m often the one who remembers a celebration either the day after or in the last hours of the day. Not so much major holidays (in my calendar), but things like [...]

Christmas Greetings

Merry Christmas, everybody.   “And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David [...]