Nudity Plus Culture Shock: My First Korean Spa Experience

King Spa & Sauna in Palisades Park, NJ is a Korean Spa open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. https://kingsaunanj.com/ It is a dry spa (no pool, just hot tubs in the locker room) but plenty of saunas both hot and cold to relax you. I purchased admission from Groupon for $75 forContinue reading “Nudity Plus Culture Shock: My First Korean Spa Experience”

Frugal Friday: Banana Life Hack

Today’s frugal Friday will involve a life hack. This life hack is a game changer in my smoothie game and a money saver when it comes to food waste. How many times have you thrown out bananas because they have gone bad? Why throw them out when you can freeze them to use in smoothiesContinue reading “Frugal Friday: Banana Life Hack”

Frugal Friday: Bike Riding on Governors Island

Bike riding is a great way to spend a day in New York, especially when the bike rental is free, there is no car traffic and you have the NYC skyline for a back drop. Governors Island Governors Island is a small island only a $3 and 8 min ferry ride away NYC. This islandContinue reading “Frugal Friday: Bike Riding on Governors Island”

Frugal Friday Cooking with Cookbooks

I have collected a few cookbooks going to talk shows in New York City and shopping at thrift stores. Today’s frugal Friday will involve staying at home and cooking dinner with a recipe from one of my cookbooks using stuff I already have at home. The Chew A Year Of Celebration My cookbook collection leansContinue reading “Frugal Friday Cooking with Cookbooks”

Cinco de Mayo Mango Margarita

I would like to share with you a frozen Mango margarita recipe. You will need: Tequila Triple Sec Frozen Mangos Lime Sour mix In a blender mix Tequila, Triple sec, sour mix or fresh lime juice, and frozen mangos. Blend. Add ice if needed. Garnish with a lime and add salt or sugar to theContinue reading “Cinco de Mayo Mango Margarita”

Frugal Friday Intrepid Museum

The Intrepid Air and Sea Museum is offering Free Friday’s once a month. An adult ticket to the Air Craft Carrier turned Museum is $33 so this is a huge savings. Entry starts at 5pm and you can check for upcoming dates here. https://m.intrepidmuseum.org/free-fridays Intrepid The Intrepid is a Navy Aircraft Carrier that has beenContinue reading “Frugal Friday Intrepid Museum”

‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ *Book Review*

I had the pleasure of listening to ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens on Audible. The book follows a young girl named Kya who was adandoned by her family and left to fend for herself in the swamps of North Carolina. I was not sure what to expect and as with most books it tookContinue reading “‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ *Book Review*”

Frugal Friday at the MoMA

I would like to feature a frugal Friday adventure. I live in Union City, NJ so most of my post will include places in the NY/NJ area. MoMA The MoMA is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan. Admission is free every Friday from 4-8PM sponsored by UNIQLO. A regular priced adult ticket will setContinue reading “Frugal Friday at the MoMA”