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Renting Apartments Saves Your Travel Dollars

Traveling costs money, no doubt about it.  The costs in traveling are transportation, accommodation, food and entertainment.  Thankfully, there are lots of nifty ways to…


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NEX Hair Accessories Deal

On Friday, my daughter was going to a sleepover and they were planning to do one another’s hair.  I am a little freaky about shared…


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How Full Price Saves Me Money

This summer, my family moved (again!).  It has been an interesting adventure so far, and it has changed our lives in many ways.  I was…


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Quotable: Plutarch

“Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.”


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It’s a Fact: Cars Need Repairs

I hate it when my car needs work – we’ve usually moved to a new place, where I don’t have a trustworthy mechanic, and I…


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Bargains on Magazines

Do you like to get magazines?  I’m not hugely in favor of getting a lot of magazines, as it clutters up the house and often…


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Being Cheap can Cost Lots

Okay, I know you’ve done it – bought a cheap whatever, only to find that it needs to be replaced really soon because, well, it’s…


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Don't Overlook the Base Thrift Shop

I stopped by a nearby base thrift shop yesterday in search of a particular item for a Halloween costume.  I've shopped at this thrift shop…


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3 Rules for Outlet Malls

I've recently had opportunity to visit a couple of different outlet malls:  once on vacation with my family, once while searching for bargain backpacks for…


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Six Ways to Find Books at a Bargain

My family loves books.  We love to read them, we love to buy them, we love to terrorize the movers with the sheer volume of…


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New to Consignment or Thrift Shops?

I’ve always enjoyed shopping at consignment shops or thrift shops.  However, I get that many people are put off by the thought of buying used…