Archives for July 2011

Our Most Popular Blog Posts

regression line miles vs. miles trainedWe thought it would be fun to look at our blog statistics, as well as our reader comments to find out our most popular blog posts to date.

Our #1 most viewed blog article is “Making a Tire Swing“.

It is followed closely by the blog article titled, “Things to Do With Kids in Minnesota When Cold Weather Arrives,” which was also one of our most tweeted articles.

Another article that is still very popular is “Car and Tire Themed Birthday Party”.

Do you have a favorite article? What topic would you like us to cover next?

photo credit: midwestnerd

Cars 2: The Movie

June 5, 2006: Sally and Lightning The movie, “Cars” was a big hit.

Who thought talking cars could be a premise of a movie, much less a basis for much loved characters like Lightning McQueen?!

The much anticipated sequel, “Cars 2” hit theaters in late June, with mixed reviews.  Have you seen “Cars 2” yet?  Would you recommend it?

photo credit: Matt McGee

Minnesota Frugal Finds

Do you love saving money? Is it your goal to find deals and live within your budget? Come to the TireZoo for great prices on quality used tires to ease the expenses, and then check out some of these other frugal finds we’ve located around Minnesota.

PocketYourDollars is a Minnesota blogging mom who devotes her time to finding great deals on groceries, using coupons, and passing along great sales ideas. She will also help with bargain shopping, frugal living, and money management. You may have seen her featured on Kare11 News recently, talking about “Something for Nothing.”

Travels With Children is a Minnesota blogger who focuses her blog topics on places to go around Minnesota or in the Midwest that are free or inexpensive, yet fun and engaging for families with kids of all ages. If family road trips are your thing, or you’d like to scale back vacation expenses this summer, check out her site.

Thinking of making your own cleaning supplies, repurposing items, or learning to coupon? You’ll want to check out Minnesota’s own TidyTightwad who was recently featured in the StarTribune and many other newspapers around the state. She helps people get clean and organized so they don’t waste time and money needlessly.