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One of my dearest friends had fought cancer and been cancer free for 1 year. . . then she started feeling bad, had a PET scan, and found out the cancer has returned.
Sure does stink.
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.
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
Chocolate (Christmas clearance)
Frozen finger foods
Carpeting and flooring
Toys (on clearance after the holidays)
Christmas gift wrap
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
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