Category Archives: Saving Money

New Product Review

So, Thomas’ has a new item on the shelves: Pick Me Ups/ soft baked oatmeal squares. Since my favorite store had them on sale, ant they had coupons to boot, Mom and I grabbed them this morning. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

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Oh Boy. Changes!

So I was without my computer for nearly two months…. then I lost all my links and passwords and stuff…And now I finally get back here, and NOTHING looks the same. I guess I will have to learn the new … Continue reading

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Refund Time

I don’t wait, when I know we are getting money back. As soon as the W2s are in my hot little hands, I am filling out the paperwork and sending off the claims. Each year, we get one large purchase. … Continue reading

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And…. it’s SUMMER!

Which means busy weekends starting today! First stop, Holy Trinity for their garage sale (held in the old school) I do have to love the way they set it up: each room holds a different category of offerings. Mom got … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend

Sometimes, the Kidling and I sleep late on the weekends. That wasn’t an option this weekend. Yesterday, we did a two hour volunteer stint at the high school for NYSSMA. Watching all those kids going in nervous and coming out … Continue reading

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A Good Day

ACCOMPLISHMENT! By noon, on a SATURDAY, not only was I up and dressed and out, so was the Kidling. The shopping is done, and put away. Email is checked, Twitter is checked for the am, Facebook is checked for the … Continue reading

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EXTREME COUPONERS

For noise in the background, I have EXTREME COUPONERS on. Out of the four ladies they’ve shown so much, I only get one of them. Sorry, but the idea of stockpiling things beyond what you are going to use, especially … Continue reading

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Adventures in Soup

Like a lot of people, my mom cooked ham for Easter dinner. A nice, spiral-cut, bone-in ham. She used to use the ham bone to make split pea soup… but these days, she is the only one who eats that. … Continue reading

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Shopping With Coupons

As a cashier, I have seen people save ridiculous amounts of money on their food bills using coupons. As the primary shopper in my home, I have saved a fair amount myself. So, why aren’t more people doing it? Some … Continue reading

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The Joys of Cooking with Left-overs

Love being able to cook big meals two or three days a week, then having quick, easy to put together meals on other days. Monday, we had a whole roast chicken, asparagus, mashed potatoes, gravy….. the left-over chicken, asparagus and … Continue reading

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