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summer vacation fun on a budget

Summer Fun On A Frugal Budget

My daughter will be out of school for the summer soon. She will be home seven days a week and will be looking to me to provide her with the entertainment and fun that she gets during the school year while she is at school. I’m planning fun for us on a budget. This summer we are going to have as much fun as
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Coupon Binder Organization

There are a lot of different methods to organizing your coupons. Some people clip coupons and some people leave all of the coupon inserts whole. I like to use the binder method and clip my coupons. I thought I would show you all what my coupon binder looks like and how I put it together.  Here is my coupon binder. Yes it’s
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Introduction to Coupons or Coupons 101

Coupons, coupons, coupons!!!  First off… ANYONE can be doing this and EVERYONE should be doing this!! But let me warn you it can become addicting in trying to get your saving skills better and better. Also, don’t judge yourself on anyone else’s savings… if you think it’s a great deal then at that point it is a great deal! You can only
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DIY Toy Organizer

DIY Toy Organizer on a Budget

My daughters’ toys were need in of some major organization. I have been looking at getting one of those fancy toy organizers for awhile. However, the toys were a mess and I really didn’t want to wait for one of these to go on sale. I didn’t really want to spend almost $60 for a toy organizer. So, instead of spending a
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An Approach to Ethical Shopping

What do you do when you are at a store and the cashier rings up the item and the price is wrong? Not just wrong, but extremely wrong, and in your favor. Do you speak up and tell the cashier that there is a mistake and that the total should be more? Or, do you let it go and think
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