Tag Archives: Frugal

Win an iPad!

October 9, 2010

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I have seen the iPad, and WOWSA it’s a sweet piece of technology. When I took the train a few months ago, the guy next to me had one. It was so difficult not to stare, lol! But they are $500, can you believe it?! That’s way too much for a “fun” gadget. So I’ve […]

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Best Price on Core i5 Processors

October 2, 2010

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I’m STILL on the prowl for an updated computer. My current one is still working pretty well, although the graphics card is starting to act up. šŸ™ I use my computer almost 24/7 because I work at home. My needs are pretty steep– I need a hefty processor, lots of RAM, and a very good […]

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Spectacular Deal on eBook Reader!

September 23, 2010


I am sitting on my hands, struggling to hold off on this one.. this is a phenomenal deal on an eBook reader!! I am SOOOOO tempted to get this, ooooo!!! It’s the Aluratek Libre eBook Reader Pro, with 32GB space.. guess how much it is?? Go on, guess!!! $135 !!!!!!!!!!!!!! And includes free shipping! It’s […]

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A Search Site for Frugal Shoppers

September 19, 2010

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Some of you guys are already talking about Christmas shopping! I agree, it’s never too early to shop, for Christmas or birthdays or whatever. Not to mention that I’m also STILL shopping for stuff for the home renovation: rugs, lighting, etc. And now that winter is on the way, the kids need clothes, shoes, school […]

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Get Some Freebies!

September 15, 2010

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I don’t know what it is– maybe because we are nearing the holidays, or because the lazy lull of summer is over? But I am finding an explosion of websites offering freebies. “Free” just so happens to be my favorite price; how about you? The website is www.freecatcher.com. It’s well-organized. You can search for specific […]

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Swizzie Live Auction

September 5, 2010

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I’m not very fond of eBay. Everything there (well, everything that I look for) is expensive. I don’t understand why people would sell something for two times more expensive than if I just go to the store and buy it brand new. If there’s a specialty item that’s worth it, I guess that’s another matter.. […]

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How’s the Economy For You?

August 13, 2010


I hardly EVER read the news headlines anymore. Wow, the negativity and angst is almost overwhelming. I don’t want to be a dummy and pretend that the world doesn’t exist, of course, but I don’t want to fill my head with filth and viciousness, either. (Plus, I have been SICK and TIRED of hearing every […]

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Dirt Cheap Stuff at Buy.com!

August 13, 2010

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OK, Christmas and holiday shoppers… I have some goodies for you. Buy.com is really ramping up their sales lately. Look what I found! A very, very inexpensive laptop. This would be perfect for one of the young children, or for travel. It’s a Visual Land 7″ Netbook with built-in wireless. It’s a very small computer […]

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Boxes Just Ain’t What They Used to Be

July 30, 2010

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The Hubs works part time at a grocery store. On occasion, I ask him to bring home boxes. We are undergoing renovation on the house, so good, thick, boxes are desperately needed. You’d think that The Hubs would be able to grab the choiciest, choosiest, hardiest, bestest boxes, wouldn’t you? Nope. Boxes are LOUSY, people. […]

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Apartment Hunting Made Easy

June 24, 2010

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Unless you made your millions while in your 20s, or inherited a house after leaving home, you know that apartment hunting is miserable. I don’t know anyone who likes it. All that hunting through scads of classified ads, all that phone calling, all those appointments! I hated apartment hunting. Well, thanks to the age of […]

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