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  1. Go for what you know

    by , 11-28-2013 at 08:44 PM
    Seeing my first episode of Extreme couponing and I was hooked. I brought all the trappings. The binder, baseball sleeves to keep my coupons in. Tracking sales (or at least trying to). Joining blogs, reward cards and just about anything to stretch a dollar. I also have been tracking how much I am saving. I mean right down to the paper and ink I use to print out my coupons. I must be doing something wrong.

    I have always lived frugal. The majority of my frugal was a necessity. ...
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  2. It is about to pick up

    by , 06-07-2012 at 09:42 PM
    Things have not been going right. Started garage selling last month. I was able to pick up two racks, some jewelry, three purses, two pairs of shoes, books and some miscellaneous items, This while going late(after 11 am). Lately I have not had the chance to do a lot of thrift, garage hopping and couponing. Espically with the coupons. It seems like they are again going through some transformation. One week, I did not buy any papers. I seem to giving away more coupons than I am using. My ...
  3. January - The Best Time To Buy...

    by , 12-23-2009 at 11:37 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    January

    Food:
    Chocolate (Christmas clearance)
    Soda
    Diet foods
    Frozen finger foods

    Non-food:
    Linens
    Electronics
    Cameras
    Computers
    Small appliances
    Air conditioners
    Carpeting and flooring
    Furniture
    Winter clothes
    Toys (on clearance after the holidays)
    Bicycles
    Christmas gift wrap
    Christmas decorations
    Athletic shoes
    Exercise ...
  4. Saving Again? Here's a Way to Do It Right

    by , 09-23-2009 at 06:28 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    By KAREN BLUMENTHAL

    Pat yourself on the back.

    Government data show that in the face of the financial crisis, we have reduced our debt, cut our spending and, by one measure, boosted personal savings to the highest level this decade.

    So now that you're back on track, how are you going to make the most of your hard-won reserves? Will you rebuild your retirement accounts? The kids' college funds? Buy a new home? Or should you put it away for a generic rainy ...
  5. The Thrifty Chicks - Thrift Store Guru's

    by , 01-03-2009 at 03:50 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    The Thrifty Chicks - Click Here
    Thrift store guru's. A nation-wide network of friends with decades of thrift store shopping experience.
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