Cranberry Pecan Blue Cheese Ball

Looking for an easy appetizer that is perfect for Christmas time? Try this festive Cranberry Blue Cheese Pecan Cheese Ball. It's gorgeous and perfect for those times you need something to put out for nibbling. Yummy and highly  recommended! Cranberry Pecan Blue Cheese Ball 1 cup chopped pecans 16 ounces cream cheese 8 ounces crumbled … [Read more...]

A Risk-Free Way To Earn Amazon Gift Cards: My Honest Review of Dealspotr

Learning to get the most for your money and time is an ongoing process. That's a good thing because there are always new tricks to discover. Here is a recent discovery I want to share to help out your budget. I thought I knew most of the ways to save online. Happily I learned some new ways in time for holiday shopping. Here is what I learned … [Read more...]

Top 10 Christmas Projects on Square Pennies

Sparkling Christmas Twig Decor

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Here are our readers' favorite Christmas posts for the 7 years Square Pennies has been online. I hope you like them too. Click on any of the red links for the original posts. 1.  Christmas Cookies You Have to See! Our #1 Christmas post is all about one particular cookie that looks … [Read more...]

The Money Talk: Discussing the Financial State of Your Union

No matter how new or old a relationship is, there is going to be one topic that constantly trips you up and causes tension (sometimes very little, and sometimes a whole lot), and that is money. Or more specifically the state of your finances and how you handle them. Now many people know that this is going to be an emotional conversation that is … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways To Have a Great Thanksgiving Dinner

Sugared Fruit Centerpiece

We love Thanksgiving for time with family and friends. We love the food too! Here are the top 10 posts of tips and recipes for Thanksgiving dinner on Square Pennies. Whether you like simple food or gourmet fare there are plenty of choices here. Pick some that work for you! Click on the red text to get to the original post with more … [Read more...]

Does a Particular Person Make You Spend More?

It's so easy to see the spending faults of others. When we see it in ourselves it hurts! It happened to me. Recently I noticed a pattern in my spending that took me aback. I thought I had identified all the ways I could be tempted to spend unwisely. I had it under control. I was satisfied that I had planned for every possibility. Oh so … [Read more...]