Monthly archive: September 2012

Updated: Earlier some of the dollar amounts I stated were wrong, Below are the correct amounts and what I spent on my trip to CVS today. Some people think using coupons is too time consuming but it doesn’t need to be. If you flip through the circulars to see if there are any for products [...]

When you think about groceries at a dollar or discount store you may think of expired items and dented cans. This is not the case in most instances. There are various reasons that items end up at dollar or discount stores such as changing of packaging or discontinued items. The above photo shows 10 items [...]

As I have posted previously, one way to save time and money is to use a crockpot to cook meals. Here is a link to a blog post with 101 crockpot recipes. The recipes cover main dishes & soups, side dishs, desserts and beverages. Some people use crockpots in the summer so they don’t heat [...]

This evening I attended an event based on the book,

I have written an E-book about saving on groceries without using coupons, it is for sale on Amazon. Even if you don’t own a Kindle you can download a program to read Kindle books on your computer, IPad or mobile phone. Some of the topics covered in the book are what to look for in [...]

If you have been hooked by Pinterest, you know it is much easier to pin things than getting around to trying the ideas. Last night, I made a mummy from this posting. I used an empty peanut jar, but you could use any kind of jar or can. I found the gauze at the dollar [...]

With the current economy, people are looking for ways to make their money go further. There are small changes you can make in the way you shop to save money instead of clipping coupons. I am offering classes on how to save money on groceries without needing to clip coupons. $10 fee, Thursday, September 27 [...]

JCPenney salons offered free kid haircuts during the month of August. Nationwide they gave 1.6 million free haircuts. Starting November 4th they are offering free cuts for kids every Sunday. It is advised to call ahead to make an appointment. Also, they are offering free haircuts for breast cancer survivors during October since it is [...]

Crystal from Money Saving Mom recently profiled a series on organizing your important documents. It will take some time to organize your documents and information but it will most likely save you time and maybe money in the long run. It was a 5 part series. Part 1 was an introduction to the series. Part [...]

With fall on its way it, does your wardrobe need refreshing? One way to save money of clothes is to shop at resale stores. Clothes Mentor at 2551 45th St S in Fargo has recently expanded their location. This Friday and Saturday, Sept 14 & 15 they are having a storewide sale of 20% off. [...]