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VarageSale – First Impressions {Review}

Recently, I joined VarageSale.  What is VarageSale you ask?  Good question. VarageSale is an online marketplace within your local community, that is FREE to use, and is a free download to your mobile device.  And it’s not new.  VarageSale started in 2012, and is active in over 300 communities across the US and around the […]

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Little Red Hen Private Pre-Sale Passes to Duck Duck Goose {Giveaway}

No Time to Consign?  Little Red Hen Consignment Tagging Service will turn your Stash into Cash!  Now in their 4th year, Little Red Hen will register you for the sale of your choice, iron, hang, tag, pin AND price your items.  All hangers, tagging supplies, barcodes, etc. are provided by Little Red Hen.  Did we mention that […]

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Vol For Less

“Third down for what?”  That’s kinda my motto when it comes to shopping & money.  Why do all that work only to just throw it away?  Nope & nuh-uh.  Let’s do this, Coach Jones.  I.am.with.you.  Goal line thinking.  End zones = savings accounts WITH MONEY IN THEM. New. That would be me to KMB.  New. […]

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Back to School on a Budget

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been literally INUNDATED with Back to School ads lately! They’re everywhere! The first time I saw one, I was really irritated because it was barely July 1st, and I was determined to enjoy my summer! Now that it’s one week away, my inner cheapskate frugal-focused heart is starting to […]

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Investing in Your Child’s Future: Million Dollar Baby Program {Sponsored Post}

A concern that many parents have is how to afford many of the expenses associated with raising children. National Care Insurance Agency, in partnership with Five Rings Financial, offers a Million Dollar Baby Program which offers a way to prepare and secure a child’s financial future. Parents and Grandparents are invited to attend an upcoming […]

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How to Get Free Stuff on Your Birthday!

When people talk about the state of the economy, what I hear is everything costs more money.  I don’t know about you, but my family’s budget doesn’t include a lot of eating out or extra spending these days. But sometimes it’s just nice to go out to eat or pick something needed (or not) up. […]

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Frugal Summer Style

Summer is a season to look forward to, a warm awakening after the cold, harsh winter months. But as the temperatures rise and our wallets are a tad empty, how can we look and feel pulled together on a budget? I had three kids in four years, and with the constant change in my clothing […]

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Getting Tough for 2014!

I normally don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I’m a list-/goal-oriented person, but never really stick with them. But this year, it seems a natural point to make some changes. While going through our 2013 paperwork for taxes, I have made the decision to really focus on couponing and reducing our family grocery budget. I actually taught classes […]

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