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  1. Savings

    by , 10-05-2012 at 10:38 PM
    I started watching TLC's Extreme Couponing. I have used coupons before and had great success(also I was living in bigger city, with a bigger market). Plus the Sunday paper would be available on Saturday night, so I was able to get the jump on the sales on Sunday, bright and early. I was so enthralled with the savings, I made my own notebook, joined several sites, subscribed to All you magazine. It became a life all on its own. I tried to start a couponing club, that tid not go anywhere. ...
  2. I have decided

    by , 08-09-2011 at 11:49 AM
    I have decided to start keeping track of my savings. It is the only way to determine if my efforts are doing any real good. Why I did not think of this before,i beyond me, but here is goes.

    Last week I brought the All You magazine( if you have not read this magazine, then you are missing something. It is always filled with coupons, almost on every page) The coupon stated I could buy the magazine along with another item and save a $1.00. I needed some Germ X and purchased the ...
  3. 10 Ways to Waste Money on Vacation

    by , 07-15-2010 at 05:38 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    A vacation can be a lot of fun.

    It can also be very expensive, although it does not have to be. There are many ways to cut costs on a vacation, but even the most conscientious cost cutters are sometimes guilty of throwing away money needlessly. It’s easy to waste money on vacation. You get in the vacation zone and you forget to watch your pennies. Either that or you get into the mindset of, “I’m on vacation, it doesn’t matter.” Then you come home to find large bills that could easily ...
  4. Ten Reasons For Living Debt Free

    by , 03-24-2010 at 04:00 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    Ok, so plenty of people have written on the fundamental advantages of living debt-free. This post is a little different. I wanted to provide ten “lesser known” reasons for living debt free. I want to shed light on things that don’t really show up on the surface of analyzing leveraged living, but become evident as one begins to live freer and freer of debt. In no particular order:

    1. It teaches you self discipline. Walking away from a purchase you can’t afford flexes your “self-discipline ...
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  5. 12 Recipes for Homemade Cleansers

    by , 10-10-2009 at 06:37 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    With the prices of everything skyrocketing, making your own cleaning products can be an easy way to save money. In addition to saving money, most are non-toxic, environmentally friendly, and safe for use around pets and children. They take very little time to make, so they don’t add to the workload. I am frequently asked for my cleanser recipes, so I’ll share them with you. I’ve tried all of these and found them to be at least as effective, if not more so, than commercially prepared products. ...
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