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Taking my own advice: Frugally “Creating Big Change” with GE Lighting (coupons available until 6/03/12!)

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It’s easy to give advice to other people without actually applying that advice to your own life, isn’t it? Last January I released an eBook through Amazon.com that shared 100 practical tips and pieces of advice for learning to spend less and save more. Aptly titled “100 Ways to Spend Less and Save More“, it’s […]

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DIY: A Frugal Project with a Twist! Come meet our bus!

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Guess what we did this weekend? We built a bus! Yes…built it. My Hubby got a HUGE cardboard box from work a few weeks ago, and it was the perfect thing for an idea I had to make a fun, frugal DIY toy for the kids. Check this puppy out: I shopped for supplies at […]

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Odwalla Champions for Kids Game Day Challenge: encouraging play at Ryves Youth Center

Personal Experiences

Last month I wrote a whole slew of articles about the All You magazine Champions for Kids SIMPLE Service project. The focus was on Couponing for Good. My intent was to raise awareness of our ability as frugal shoppers to give without going broke, but my hope was also to raise awareness of the needs […]

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PictureMe Portrait Studios – Make memories and save on family portraits at your local Walmart

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Last month my family had the opportunity get pictures taken at a PictureMe portait studio, inside one of our local Walmart stores (Supercenter Store #1310). I had never been to a PictureMe studio, and this was the first time we’d had our pictures taken as a family of four. A few months ago I was […]

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Couponing for Good – DONATION DAY! A speaking engagement plus a visit to Ryves Youth Center

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Today was a great day! Two big things happened today: I presented at my first speaking engagement as The Coupon Snob I visited Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall to drop off my Couponing for Good donations I am super pumped about both of those things! I took a lot of pictures, so please check […]

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My Couponing for Good Shopping Trip at Walmart: 50% savings allows me to donate twice as much!

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This month I have been writing about Couponing For Good and inviting my readers to participate in the Champions for Kids and All You magazine SIMPLE Service Projects. The goal is to use coupons to shop and donate items to a charity of your choice. I have challenged my city of Terre Haute, IN to […]

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Couponing for Good Giveaway – share your donation shopping trip with me and you could win!

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I’ve been posting recently about Couponing for Good, and as one way to encourage you to use coupons to shop and give back to your community this month, I am hosting a giveaway! All You magazine is the March sponsor for Champions for Kids, and I’m part of a group of bloggers helping get the […]

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Terre Haute Couponing for Good Challenge: Send your donations to Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall

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I know that many of my readers are not from Terre Haute, Indiana, so while I hope everyone reads this article…I am writing this for my fellow Hautians. I have a challenge!! The Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall could use our help, and I would like to ask any of you joining me in […]

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Join The Coupon Snob in a SIMPLE Service Project with ALL YOU & Champions for Kids – couponing for good! #AllYouCFK

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I am super excited to share some details about a project that YOU can get involved with this month. I am one of several bloggers helping spread the word about the Champions for Kids SIMPLE Service projects. Each month they have a service project that you can participate in to help out kids in your […]

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Shopping for Nature Made Vitamin D – part of my health maintenance program

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I write about a lot of different thing on here…using coupons, finding coupons, cooking at home, product reviews…I could go on. One of the things I have not written about much though is my personal health and wellness. It isn’t that I don’t want folks to know about my health issues, I just don’t generally […]

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Encouraging the troops & sharing Cheerios with my daughter: a family project to sendCHEER

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A few days ago I shared some information about how you can brighten the day of a military service man or woman by clipping a special postcard out of specially marked Cheerios sendCHEER boxes. My daughter LOVES Cheerios for a snack, so I thought this would be something fun we could do together. I took […]

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Join the General Mills & Cheerios sendCHEER campaign to support & thank military families (available at Walmart)

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November 2011 is the Month of the Military Family, and I am compiling and sharing resources about how you can get involved with supporting military families. Have you seen the new boxes of Cheerios at Walmart? There’s something special about the packages! Look closely and you will see there are special portions of the Cheerios […]

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