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    An easy way to save on fruits and vegetables is to buy what's in season. Here's a guide to help you identify the best produce deals month-by-month: January oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos, lemons, papayas, cabbages: red, white and green; leeks, broccoli, cauliflower February...
  2. General Chat
    I know that with the price of gas we will not be able to afford to take the joy rides like we use to in the past.. I look forward to reading your responses..
  3. Discount Stores
    Save a lot has bone in split chicken breasts on sale for 88 cents a pound today. I bought 5 packages- the average package was 4.64 lbs at 3.84 cents a pack. these chicken breasts work really well in in the crockpot with a little water, seasonings, cooked on low for 6-7 hrs. The meat will pull...
  4. General Chat
    I talked to a friend of mine and told her that my stepdaughter was a Jr. she said "start saving now for her senior year! I would save at least a grand. That's not counting pictures!" wow! That is crazy but probably true. So I just wanted to warn those of you that will have seniors soon, start...
  5. General Chat
    i have been driving myself crazy about this and think i could use some help and advise. i was going to put this in 3rd agers due to most of us older would probably be more inclined to be thinking about this.........but i want everyone's opinion. now this site is all about saving and paying...
  6. Computers
    Well, I figured out how to convert a music file to a MP3 in file. But for the life of me can not figure out how to put it on my micro sd card. I have a Gateway and it has a micro sd port. Can someone give me really plain and simple directions to do this. Thanks.
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hello everyone! I am trying to figure out which I should do. I am going back to work soon and it will be much needed money. We would like to move from this house by the time my kids are in school because we are not in a good district now. It will be 3-4 years from now when my oldest two (twins)...
  8. General Chat
    I remember my mother having a feature on her washing machine called a sud saver where the water from the washing machine went into the dura tub (which was plugged) and could be pumped back into the washing machine to be reused for a second load. You can no longer buy these washers, BUT I was...
  9. Question and Answer
    I was wondering how do you save for your retirement? I have a ING account and a IRA. I am not good about puting money into my IRA at all. I work part time just to get me out of the house for a little while and this gives us our play money. I have often thought of going to work full time since...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    My husband knows his job will end in June 2013. He's 60 and the chances of him getting anything else in his field are slim to none, even part-time teaching (academic). My job ends June 2012 and I'm going back to school for 8 months to get a teaching certificate and take over as the main...
  11. Blog
    Short on cash, and looking for ways to save on back to school clothes? Here are several strategies to try: Start with a Wardrobe Inventory Before you head out to shop for back to school clothes, take an inventory of your child's wardrobe to determine what she needs, and more importantly, what...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    I am so new to gardening.....Can you tell me if you can save the seeds from inside a bell pepper? Will they grow? Thanks,
  13. Utilities
    Does anyone know? Like, how much is one load in electricity? Surely not more than 25 cents or so? Or is it more? THANKS
  14. Utilities
    Just curious, b/c I have no idea how they calculate how much you owe - I mean its not per gallon is it? Anyone know how much you can save by shortening your showers by 5 minutes? I read on another board, and she said no matter how long of a shower they took it was always the same......... I...
  15. Frugal Living
    Wondering what items you don't buy that save money by not using them?
  16. General Chat
    I cant remember who posted it about un-bundling your services and negotiation a better deal but thanks! I unbundled last week and called Dish network about the offer from Direct today. I got $10 off a month for 24 months with no contract. I called the phone co to inquire about pure broadband...
  17. Green Living
    I found this GREAT list online ~ Can you think of any more? #1 Wash your clothes only when they are truely dirty ( BUT PLEASE DON'T DO THIS WITH UNDERWEAR YUCK!) #2When washing dishes by hand, don't let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water...
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