Travel

Best Road Trips, Ever

  It’s that time of the year when we’re coming out of hibernation and are itchy to get going. Even though the price of petrol is rising, the price to fly is in the stratosphere, so we’re planning a ROAD TRIP.  Help us plan a route. To get you in the spirit here’s a snippet...

Free Fun on a Budget: Tip #1 Be a Mooch

Looking for free fun on a budget?          From the book Bitches on a Budget: It’s almost the weekend and it’s time to visit the galleries. No, you’re not buying, unless of course it’s your neighborhood artists’ association. One night a month most cities’ art galleries have openings—usually from five to eight...

Hot to Trot and Wondering Where to Go?

Ready to take the plunge and get traveling again? Not sure where to go? What to see? Check out the itineraries of the gold-plated tour companies like Backroads and Aberchrombie and Kent or fancy college alumni travel tours. Yes, we know they’re selling to the very rich, not anyone as righteous, cool, and intrepid as...

1.1.11 Thrifty Travel Tips for the New Year

Happy New Year B’s. With the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays behind us, it’s time to get out in the world and have a little fun.  Whether you’re in need of an immediate adventure or planning ahead for the spring and summer, over the next few weeks we’re going to fill...

Under $25 Bucks: Seeing Red for Christmas

To be truthful, we hate all lists (except, of course, the best seller one). Shopping lists. To do lists. Top ten lists. The nails on a chalk board worst list of all is the one people share in response to your having seen a new movie or read a new book. You know when they...

Time to Travel? Go to China

In the travel chapter of our book, Bitches on a Budget, we urge you to get your sense of adventure on and go to China.  Trust us, there are few places we know where a bitch on a budget can get more bang for her travel buck. Think about it. Five thousand years of unrivaled discovery...

Pick a Peck of Crispy Apples

Make memories for your little ones and save a bundle by picking by the peck. Today was the perfect autumn day. The weather was clear and gorgeous, we piled into the car, cranked up Beethoven’s 6th (the best bucolic country road music, ever) and went for a ride. Our destination? The apple orchard. Our mission?...

Pamper the Bitch. No, Not You! Your Pet

In the final chapter of our book we come to your very favorite bitch—no, not you! Your dog. Pamper the Bitch reminds you that sweet yapping Maxie still deserves some special treatment (even when your bankbook is whimpering). But you’ve gotta be smart. No overpriced doggie clothes or mani-pedis. We give you tips on affordable feeding, medical...

With Oil Spilling in the Gulf It’s Time to Grease the Wheels: May is National Bike Month

Now that the weather is warmer we are back to cruising around town on our bike. This morning, as we took our life in our hands on a busy urban street dodging buses, car doors and other cyclists, we pedaled past a local service station and noticed for the first time the BP sign. Like...

With Oil Spilling it’s time to Grease the Wheels: May is National Bike Month

With Oil Spilling it’s time to Grease the Wheels: May is National Bike Month Now that the weather is warmer we are back to cruising around town on our bike.  This morning, as we took our life in our hands on a busy urban street dodging buses, car doors and other cyclists, we pedaled past...

B’s feeling the love…

The Sassy Minx wrote about Bitches on a Budget: “Seriously, I LOVE this book. It’s for minxes like us, who know what we want but don’t want to pay the earth for it. Author-girl, Roz Hoffman is officially my new recession era fashion guru, travel agent, grooming consultant, therapist, sommelier and life coach all rolled...

Play Travel Roulette

It is still raining where we live and we’ve had enough. We’ve decided that before Noah and his Ark schedule a pick up  it’s time to evacuate the premises. But, what’s a Bitch on a Budget to do? Play travel roulette onKayak.com/buzz. Just type in your departure city and they’ll aggregate the cheapest fares to...