Teaching Your Children the Importance of Money & Savings

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When my son started talking, walking and growing I was quick to pick up the educational toys and books to help teach him shapes, colors and the alphabet. After all, these were important, right? At two years old, I noticed that he became fascinated with money.  This made me really start thinking about how I could help him understand money. I have found that too often the opportunity is missed to teach our children one thing that is rather essential, …
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Extreme Couponing Education: Focus on Personal Care Products

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  Because they don't tell you everything on reality television we are here to reveal the secrets of Extreme Couponing. TLC's Extreme Couponing is really not about education it is more about entertainment. Our goal is to educate you and empower you to save money for your family. We have been talking about how one of the myths of couponing is that coupons are only for processed foods, junk food or food my family does not eat. I also told you we …
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Grocery Budget Challenge {Week 25} Over $1,000 Savings with Coupons!

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget? Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, it’s not too late to join!  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. Even if you are not yet using coupons you need to start saving by setting some goals! We hope you will join us! Set a goal today and get on the path to taking control of your grocery budget! Here is how the fabs are doing on their budget...   Monica: …
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Grocery Budget Challenge {Week 24}

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget? Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, it’s not too late to join!  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. Even if you are not yet using coupons you need to start saving by setting some goals! Here is how the fabs are doing on their budget...   Monica: Feeding a family of 4 Monthly grocery budget: $150 Spending this week: $24.51 Savings …
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Grocery Budget Challenge {Week 23}

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget? Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, it’s not too late to join!  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. Even if you are not yet using coupons you need to start saving by setting some goals! We are going to take a break from the Amazon gift card prize until we see more interest in entering the challenge. Here is how the fabs are doing on their budget... Monica: …
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Budget Challenge 2012 {Week 13}

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget? Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, it’s not too late to join! This week we have more than one way to win.  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. Even if you are not yet using coupons you need to start saving by setting some goals! I did a lot of shopping this week. More than I usually do. I went to Rosauers, Fred Meyer and Albertsons. I …
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Money Saving Tips: Frugal Gardening Tips

Are you looking for some simple ideas to save money? We have simple solutions that you can easily apply to your lifestyle to save money! Spring is here and depending on where you live, it may be the right time to begin gardening! Here are a few frugal tips for when you get down in the dirt:   1- If you don't like to wear gloves but like to keep your fingernails clean, I have the solution!  Try scraping your nails along a bar of …
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Money Saving Tips: Use Half

Are you looking for some simple ideas to save money? We have simple solutions that you can easily apply to your lifestyle to save money! If you use half, you'll save double. I use these cotton rounds to remove my makeup every night, but I have noticed that I  don't really need a whole cotton round to take off all my makeup. So I rip them in half and only use half.  This makes the cotton rounds last twice as long!       Read …
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Budget Challenge 2012 {Week 7}

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget? Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, it's not too late to join!  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. It is time to share how you did last week... did you stay within budget? I had a good week! I went to Albertsons last Tuesday and bought 2 gallons of milk, 4 boxes of  butter, 2 bottles of  juice, 2 shampoo, 2 conditioner, 4 bags of my favorite …
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Kohl’s Coupon

Headed to Kohl's today? Get an extra 15% off of your purchase with this Kohl's coupon! Use coupon at Kohl's online or in-store! Enjoy! …
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