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  1. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I'm new to Publix since I just moved to the south, and so far they've seemed really pricey to me. But I recently caught on to their weekly BOGO deals, so today I went there just to take advantage of some for things I buy anyway (or would like to buy if it were just cheaper, aka Breyer's!)...
  2. Blog
    In this economy, many of us probably can’t afford to take a summer vacation like we’re used to. But if there’s a trip you can’t avoid in your future (like an out-of-town wedding or a family reunion), there are things you can do to minimize the cost of your trip no matter where you’re going. Here...
  3. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    Ok so I went yesterday and got the following: 2 Bic Soleil razors- 2 Colgate Total 1 Loreal Color Juice Lip Gloss 1 Garnier Nutriste Face wash total b4 cpn 30.94 plus tax 2.14 after man and smart bucks total 18.08 - 9.65 gift card OOP 8.43 Got Smart Bucks for all purchased total 30.94 Todays...
  4. News you can use
    7 gas-sipping tips for trips Bankrate readers show how they plan their errands and daily routines to reduce their need for gas.
  5. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    Hi All, I'm so proud!!! :) My DH and I shopped at Bi-Lo on Monday and got some great deals on name brand stuff, using coupons (which they double) and store sales! Here's what we got: 2 pkgs. Lipton Sides 2 bottles Frank's Red Hot sauce 2 family size pkgs. Luzianne tea 2 pkgs. Zatarain's rice...
  6. Vacations and Travel
    looking for road trip ideas. i'm looking to travel about 12 hrs (max) from ohio. if you live w/in that range, what would you recommend about your area? any/all ideas welcome! :) even if it's to come visit to see the world's smallest teacup or something like that! :) TIA!
  7. News you can use
    Lack of lines for transmission trips up wind energy As wind farms sprout across the country, they're kicking up a new quandary: how to zap the electricity to homes and businesses ... </img>
  8. Vacations and Travel
    Have any of you planned or taken any frugal road trips for vacations? We usually do one or two a year. We visit family or a specific place we want to go. Sometimes just riding the highways upstate or out of the state can be so much fun. You find lots of interesting things to do and see. And...
  9. Vacations and Travel
    Just found this website and thought it was really neat. Sadly it is for the continental US only. You put in your city and where you are going, and the year and make of your car and caculates how much it will cost for gas. http://fuelcostcalculator.com/
  10. Frugal Living
    Just curious, what do you all do??? Do you shop weekly? planning every meal around the sales? or do you have a big trip and buy mostly what you need for the month? I will make a really big trip and get everything I can think of, and more..for a month and still end up going back once a week for...
  11. Secondhand Shopping
    Yes; I'm addicted. I've been 4 times this week. Fri- kids and I stopped in. Spent $3: * Chico's shirt for me. * candy making molds and unopened sticks. * Southwestern Insects book * shell-design shower curtain hangers * 2 floating candles * Blank journal -- I tore out the 2 written-in pages...
  12. Education
    Do you know in advance the upcoming field trips for your child? This is Kathryn's second field trip this year, and I've gotten a week's notice to come up with the money for them. The first time it was $17, and this time it's $20. I don't have the money for this. Grrrrr :mad:
  13. General Chat
    We live in a very small town; and about once a month, we travel to a much larger town about an hour away. When we do, we pack in a lot of errands. For example, yesterday was: *Home Depot [aka Hardware Store #1] (from the time we hit town till noon) Walgreens Electronics Store. (DH ran in...
  14. Home and Family
    Making a master grocery list takes a little time initially, but you’ll save lots more time while preparing your weekly shopping list, while shopping (you won’t have to run back to aisle 2 for something you missed), and most of all by avoiding extra trips to the store for things you forgot! When...
  15. Vacations and Travel
    DH wants so bad to go on an train trip out west via Amtrak. When I'm not surfing around on the Village he is plotting trips on the Amtrak site...lol Have any of you ever been on an trip and traveled by Amtrak, or do you know anyone who has? If so how was it and would you (or they) do it...
  16. Leisure Articles
    Field trips are both educational and entertaining, and your children do not have to be in school to enjoy them. In fact, toddlers and preschoolers enjoy field trips as much as their older siblings do. Even with your older children home from school during summer break, plan a few outings for both...
  17. Education
    When we lived in the city, field trips were a regular part of our homeschooling. Dh had the use of a company truck, so often the kids and I would go on a field trip. Now that we are in the country, we don't do as many field trips. But come Sept. I plan on making them a regular part of...
  18. Education
    This is really cool! :cool: http://www.field-guides.com/
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