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  1. Six Supermarket Saving Secrets

    by , 11-14-2008 at 04:12 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    Your grocery bill is likely one of the largest parts of your living expenses. If you were to rank them from largest to smallest, it would probably fall just after mortgage (or rent), energy and car payments. You canít do much to lower a mortgage payment or car payment, so trimming as much as you can from your weekly food bill makes a lot of sense.

    The problem is that we have seen food prices skyrocket, about as much as fuel prices over the past year, and itís taking an ever bigger
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  2. How To Live On A Single Income

    by , 11-14-2008 at 04:07 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    I know a lot of people who were asking if itís possible to live on a single income before the proverbial excrement hit the rotary device, economically speaking. I imagine there are a great many people who are worried about losing their job and are now asking themselves if their household can live on one income if that day should ever come. Well, it can be done, but it takes planning as well as the right lifestyle and temperament to pull it off.

    The key to living on a single income
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  3. Kids Eat Free

    by , 11-14-2008 at 03:49 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    Kids Eat Free - Click Here
    States listing of restaurants that kids eat free at.
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  4. Gourmet shopping on $25 a week

    by , 11-14-2008 at 03:32 PM (Living Frugal, Not Cheap)
    We went to Cargo Largo today looking for gifts and, of course, bought stuff for ourselves instead. I'm not sure how I'd describe Cargo Largo, they are a warehouse store that sells close-outs, odd lots, and items from damaged shipping containers. Some of their prices are really good, some not so hot, but you can get really good bargains if you know what to look for and are patient and not overly picky about their random selection.

    I like to shop places like this for gourmet tea. I've ...
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  5. $25 a week menu planning, week 3

    by , 11-14-2008 at 01:10 AM (Living Frugal, Not Cheap)
    Time to go through the weekly circulars again. Some items that look good:

    graham cracker pie crusts 1.00
    asparagus 2.48
    cabbage .39 lb
    Kraft american chese 1.99
    Minute Maid OJ 3/5.00
    eggs 1.18 w/ store coupon
    cheesecake mix 1.50
    cream cheese .79
    butter 1.99
    spiral sliced ham 1.99 lb
    crescent rolls 3/5.00


    The asparagus and cabbage I need for meals this week, the eggs I will need by the end ...