Month: August 2015

Content Creation

What is “Tighten your belt”?

To “tighten your belt” means that you must lower your standard of living, because you have less money than you did in the past. The expression originates from the Great Depression, when money (and food) were scarce. “To have a good meal under your belt” meant that you ate heartily …
Content Creation

Happy Just Because Day!

August 27 is “Just Because” Day. While I could find no official origin for this day, I believe it’s a perfect time to enjoy the end of summer . Spend the day doing something that you want. Drive to the beach. Read a trashy novel. Or (as I did recently) …