Category Archive: Saving Money

Nov 11 2019

5 smart things to do to save time and money this Christmas (you can do these from your phone!)

Clear space on your calendar. Life is busy enough with sports practice, work schedules and school projects. Now you’re supposed to fit in ice skating, shopping, parties, performances all with Christmas cheer?? So make the time NOW while your calendar is still free. For me, this is Sunday afternoons. My family might be chilling watching …

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Nov 08 2019

Black Friday Season

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Black Friday is becoming a season, building in the weeks before Thanksgiving. This means being on your game watching for sales now. Here are some helpful tips to the make the most of it. Inventory what you need. I use the term need loosely. But honestly, so much …

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Oct 19 2018

Ready to Fall into October?

Oh my gourd. When did October begin to feel as full as December? After a busy September I was looking forward to the calm before the storm. Yet I’ve found myself over planned and busier than ever. What gives?? When I was a kid my mom would bring home a few pumpkins from the grocery …

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Jan 13 2015

Money Saving Tip- Buying Meat

I wanted to share a quick tip on cutting down on the cost of groceries with a little smart shopping. Being a carnivore is rough- meat is expensive!! But once in a while I get lucky. And if I would remember to do it more often, it wouldn’t just be once in a while. Safeway …

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