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UPS #WishesDelivered

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know about you, but I love being able to help others this time of year; however, I don’t always have the means to help everyone I would like to help. This is why I’m really excited to share with you all the UPS #WishesDelivered Campaign! With the UPS #WishesDelivered Campaign, you can submit a wish for someone else on…

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DIY Projects, Frugal Living, Saving On. . .

Do-it-yourself Christmas Card Photos

Can you believe that today is already December 1st?! Just five days ago we were all turkeys and pumpkins and now we already feel behind for not having our perfectly candid Christmas cards in the mail. I have something to confess. I stink at sending out Christmas cards, so to many of my friends and family this will be a hilarious little post! I do however LOVE getting the fun little cards in the mail all month almost more than…

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Black Friday, Frugal Living

5 Tips for Saving Money on Black Friday Online Sales

If you like to save money, but don’t enjoy the Black Friday in-store crowds, don’t worry there are Black Friday online sales. In fact, most times you can save MORE online than you can in the store. šŸ™‚ Here are some tips to help you get the most out of shopping online. 5 Tips to Save More Money on Black Friday Online Sales: 1.Ā Stack coupon codes. Oftentimes, there are A LOT of coupon codes you can stack with each other…

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Christmas, Frugal Living

Saving On. . . :: How to Save Money on Christmas

According to Forbes.com, the average American spends more than $1,000 on Christmas each year {$2,000 if you travel}. That’s A LOT of money if you haven’t planned for it, and can cause you to go backwards in your financialĀ goals. Well, I have a few tips and tricks to help you saveĀ money on Christmas so that you don’t have to spend $1,000 this year. 14 Ways to Save Money on Christmas: 1. Plan Ahead. Have money come out of your pay…

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Frugal Living

5 Tips to Stop Impulse Buying

If you struggle with impulse buying, you're not alone. Check out these tips to help you save more and spend less on those little impulse purchases.

I recently had a reader subscribe to my daily email, and email me back on one of her struggles in learning to save money. She told me one of her struggles was impulse buying. Unfortunately, I know this struggle all too well.Ā If you struggle with this as well, here are some things I have learned to do to stopĀ impulse buying.   5 Tips to Stop Impulse Buying: 1. Skip Purchases at the Register. These items are extremely overpriced. If you…

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Back to School, Frugal Living

7 Tips to Save More Money During Tax Free Weekend

If you want to save the most on back to school items, you can shop tax free weekend to save extra. Many stores will have major sales and deals on top of the tax free weekend. This is a great time to majorly stock up. 1. Know what is tax free in your state.Ā  Each state has different items that are included for tax free weekend. Some states include computers and computer equipment, while other states exclude electronics altogether, but…

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Frugal Living, Home & Family

Time to Myself

My husband tells me quite often that I don’t take enough time for myself. Since he was off today and offered to stay home with the girls, I didn’t hesitate to leave the house by myself. šŸ™‚ I needed to run a few errands, and enjoyed the quiet time. I was even able to send a text message (in the parking lot of course) without having to stop three times to say, “Quit talking to your sister like that!” or…

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Coupon Tips & Tricks, Frugal Living

Coupon Lingo Broken Down

Have you ever seen an AWESOME deal to grab diapers for SUPER cheap and then see things like “Use (1) $1.00/1 Luvs Diapers, PG 7/23” and wonder what in the world is a PG? Then you try to click on it to see if you can print it, only to have no such luck and are still left wondering, “Where can I get that coupon?” because let’s face it, diapers aren’t cheap! I’m here to help! I have broken down…

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Frugal Living

How to Save On Household Items: Trash Bags

Let’s face it, we need garbage bags, but who wants to spend a lot of money on something you literally just “throw away”? I don’t like to spend a whole lot of money on garbage bags; On the other hand, if I don’t spend enough money for the “good ones”, they leak and then I have to use more paper towels (another household item) to clean up the mess.  Whether you use Glad, Hefty, or the store brand, you can…

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Freebies, Frugal Living, Other Deals

Reminder: FREE 8×10 Canvas

I just wanted to remind you all of this fantastic deal that is currently going on. If you want it shipped soon, I would start on this right away. You can’t beat this deal. If you’re still wondering what to get Dad, how about one of Dad’s favorite pictures on a canvas?? Right now, you can snag a FREE 8×10 Canvas or get $40.00 off of a larger size. Dad can hang it in his office, his man cave, or his…

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