Tag Archives: thrifty

Coupon Aggregate Site

June 6, 2011

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If you don’t mind sharing your email address, I’ve found a new coupon site for you. This one, Save Path, aggregates the best deal of the day and more from the major online coupon vendors: Groupon, Deal Find, Buy With Me, Town Hog, etc. Save Path is called “save path” because that’s what they do– […]

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Walgreens Is Here!

March 30, 2011

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This is a compensated post written by me on behalf of Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine. We FINALLY got a Walgreens in our area. I was eager to get one, since the frugal blogs are constantly aflutter about how much money they save. I’ve ordered from them online (great prices, too!) and been to […]

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The Credit Card Swap

March 11, 2011

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Have you ever done it? The credit card swap? You transfer your existing, high-APR percentage rate balance to a new card with a lower APR? I haven’t done it very often because I haven’t had very large balances on my cards… but I’m still paying for that kitchen renovation, and the lovely introductory APR rate […]

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Saving Money on Eyeglasses

January 27, 2011

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Everyone is looking for ways to pinch pennies these days. Which is, incidentally, good. I think frugality makes me more resourceful and less wasteful. Eyeglasses, however, continue to be a very large expense; is this so for you? I have a frugal tip for you, even Clark Howard loves it– check out ZenniOptical for low-cost […]

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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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The Rug Rat

November 25, 2008

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I am kicking myself today. See, last month we (finally) bought an area rug to lay over our laminate floor in our living room. We had shopped and shopped at every local rug store around, looking for deals on a large area rug (our living room is 15 x 17 and we wanted an area […]

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Oh My Aching Hands!

November 13, 2008


I wash my dishes by hand. In the summer, it’s not too bad, but come winter, my hands are so dry and sore that they crack and bleed. I’ve been experimenting with various hand lotions to help solve this problem (it’s gotten worse since I’ve gotten older). But the problem with hand lotion is that […]

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