Sep 30

How far will you go to cut expenses?

  What would you do to cut your household expenses? Certain expenses are fixed, such as our mortgage.  (Do you know about FPL’s on call credit?, You can save $6 per month by letting FPL occasionally switch “off” selected equipment remotely for short periods of time during extremely high electricity demand. You can check if …

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Sep 27

Publix getting even stricter on couponers?

Is it possible Publix is getting even stricter on couponers? I went in today, and all my Winn Dixie coupons were questioned by the cashier: Cashier: “Can I take all these?” (6) They were for different products. Front End Coordinator ( Do they still call them that?) “Sure, why not?” Cashier: “Well, there is 6 of …

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Sep 23

Looking For A Remodeling Company?

If you’re planning a remodeling project in the home but don’t have time to complete the work, consider hiring a remodeling company. Before hiring a company, you want to check the referrals. It’s alright to ask for references if the company doesn’t voluntarily provide them. Someone from the company will be working in the home, …

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Sep 13

Dollar Store finds to supplement your grocery budget

So….I’m back. I missed blogging, and couponing, and the coupon community.  I don’t know about you, but for me couponing has been a challenge lately, with tighter coupon policies, and not as many high value coupons available, and the elimination of the Winn Dixie Coupon, we have had to look for more creative ways to …

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May 09

Thrift Stores – One person’s trash is our treasure!

Steve and I like to peruse thrift stores on the weekend. I think it is in my blood, my mom was an antique dealer back in the day 😉 You can find some amazing things at the thrift store, believe it or not. Here are some tips to help you score an awesome find: Go …

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Apr 13

Hostels vs. Hotels – Which is Best for You?

Hostels are similar to hotels in that they provide a place for visitors to rest, but they are much different in style. Rather than renting a private room by the night or week, you will rent a bed in a dormitory-style space shared with others. This arrangement forces you to give up some privacy in …

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Feb 19

Finding New Foods to Enjoy

Food was traditionally thought of as a necessity. People ate breakfast, lunch and dinner for nutritional reasons. Meals were carefully prepared with nutrition in mind rather than taste. In today’s culture, food has become more enjoyable. Rather than stick with the basic food groups, new dishes have emerged and trendy restaurants have become favorite hangouts. …

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Jan 19

Has your grocery budget been affected in 2015?

I don’t know about you, but we are not even out of January yet, and I noticed that my grocery budget will definitely need to be increased. Several things are affecting me this year, one of which being the disappearance of our beloved Winn Dixie coupon. Publix changed its’ coupon policy, you can read it …

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Jan 01

I spent 2,800 on groceries in 2014 – How did you do?

So, the figures are in! My budget for groceries this year was $3,000, and I spent $2,876.80, with savings rate of 63%! My monthly budget is $250, and I went over in February (?) and June, which is not surprising, since it is Elaina and my birthday. Since all my shopping is calculated in the …

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Jan 01

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I don’t usually make New Year Resolutions, but if I have one, it is to blog more this year. I started this blog to help people save money, and with renewal for Couponing With Integrity coming up, I thought long and hard if I wanted to continue blogging, or is it something …

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