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Month: February 2012

12 Things You Shouldn’t Pay More Than a Dollar For

things you shouldn't pay more than a dollar for

Since we moved last year, we now live across the street from a Dollar Tree. If you don’t know what Dollar Tree, it’s a store where everything they sell is only $1. We used to live near Japanese dollar stores, which have cool stuff, but nothing there is really a dollar. It’s more like $1.50 […] Read more…

$25 Grocery Gift Card and Jonathan Adler Roll Cover Winner


Thank you everyone for participating in this giveaway for the $25 grocery gift card and Jonathan Adler roll cover! It’s nice to see what real people’s grocery budgets are. And it seems about half of you include toiletries and paper products in your budget, which means when you compare you budget to other family budgets, […] Read more…

How to Seriously Organize Your Time Better

how to seriously organize your time better

As a stay at home mom, my days are full. Every waking moment that I have is used to try to get things done, whether it’s taking care of my daughter and her needs, spending time with my husband, cleaning up around the house, cooking, grocery shopping, blogging, etc. I never seem to have enough […] Read more…

Giveaway: $25 Grocery Gift Card and a Jonathan Adler Roll Cover (Ended)

cottonelle giveaway

Another giveaway already? Yes! If you’re looking to save on groceries, this is for you. Enter to win a $25 gift card to any SuperValu grocery store and a free Jonathan Adler roll cover, sponsored by Cottonelle Clean Care toilet paper. Supervalu stores include Albertsons, Lucky, Acme, Shop ‘n Save, Shoppers, Kornbachers, Jewel-Osco, Cub Foods, […] Read more…

Money Saving Mom’s Budget Book Winners

money saving mom

Thank you everyone who entered the Money Saving Mom’s Budget book giveaway. It was great to hear your comments on what you would use this book for. I love hearing from you! A lot of you are interested in creating a budget and living on less. I think we’re all in the same boat! It […] Read more…

How To Bargain Anywhere, With Anyone

how to bargain anywhere with anyone

Have you ever considered negotiating for a better price but weren’t sure of the best technique? After all, you don’t want to run the risk of offending the employee or manager your dealing with and have the situation turn ugly. A couple weeks ago I caught an old episode of 20/20 on ABC in which […] Read more…