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2 FREE tools to help the American Debt Crisis

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This week USA Today tweeted a crazy, scary statistic about American debt: 1 in 3 Americans have debt in collections. Here’s average overall debt by state: http://t.co/Syl9XwIxUU pic.twitter.com/CypJg7yb1M — USA TODAY (@USATODAY) July 29, 2014 (click here if you can’t see the graphic) I’m a bit surprised at how shocked I am by these numbers, […]

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Get 100% CASH BACK on one item each week with SavingStar Friday Freebie electronic coupons

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We’re a few weeks into a great new promotion that SavingStar has been running called Friday Freebie. I am loving it! SavingStar works with your favorite store loyalty cards. When you add these electronic coupons to your loyalty card, you don’t save the money at check-out, but it accumulates in an account you can “cash […]

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FREE Printable 4×6 Recipe Cards – single cards or folded cards for longer recipes

Meal Planning & Recipes

Cooking at home (and saving money doing it) only happens when you have recipes for things you want to cook, know how to cook and your family likes. Having tried and trued recipes makes cooking at home much easier. You can use my FREE printable Go-To Recipe Chart to keep track of your family favorites, […]

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FREE Printable Go-To Recipe Chart

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It’s been one year since I released the first of my FREE printable tools to help you learn to spend less and save more. Today I am excited to present a new one: a Go-To Recipe Chart! Do you often find yourself or your family members asking, “What’s for dinner?” Is it sometimes easier to […]

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Get a 6 inch sub at Subway for only $2 during December and save your receipt for a free cookie!

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I figured I better share this with you before the month is over and the deal is done, huh? For another year, Subway has declared December to be customer appreciation month, and they are offering their Cold Cut Combo and Meatball Marinara subs for just $2 for a 6 inch sandwich! We splurged and had […]

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See my FREE Printable Expense Tracker in action!

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I was pleasantly surprised to get a track back comment yesterday on my FREE printable tools page that informed me of a blogger who had used my printable Expense Tracker and shared the results with her readers. Her website is about personal finance, and she originally posted that she and her friend were going to […]

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Snag 10 Free cards on Shutterfly PLUS 40% off any others (check out my new promo cards!)

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I love getting the chance to make free cards, and Shutterfly is giving away 10 FREE cards this weekend! To get your free cards, design a 5×7 flat stationery card OR a 5×7 folded greeting card. Use code BLACKFRIDAY when you check out to get them for FREE. Here’s some more good news, too. They […]

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Get my eBook for FREE this weekend! Snag 100 Ways to Spend Less and Save More – 11/17 & 11/18 only

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I am excited for this weekend! It is my site’s 2 year anniversary, and it is also the first time I will be offering my 100 Ways to Spend Less and Save More ebook for FREE! The book should become free around 12:01 a.m. PST Saturday morning (11/17/12), and remain free until 11:59 p.m. PST […]

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Get a FREE Valentine’s Day card from Tiny Prints – TODAY ONLY

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I have really been into make picture books, photo cards and customized cards lately. I think it’s such a nice way to use pictures. With digital images I almost never print real photos any more, so this is a fun way to make personalized mementos. Tiny Prints has lots of fun ways to do this, […]

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Upgrade to Firefox 10.0 for FREE

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I used to be a die hard Internet Explorer fan until about 5 years ago when my husband (computer geek) convinced me to give Firefox a try. Not only is Firefox FREE, but it is faster and much more stable than IE. Firefox just came out with a new upgrade, and if you use it, […]

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File your Federal taxes online for FREE with H&R Block

Other Ways to Save

It’s almost tax time! Or well, it IS tax time! We’re extra excited this year, because if our tax returns turn out the way we think they will, we can pay off my old student loans from graduate school, pay off our last adoption expenses…and then…I quit my job to be a Mommy full-time!! But […]

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FREE Printable Meal Plan & Shopping List

Meal Planning & Recipes

I am very excited to share this printable resource with you! It’s the first in a series of tools I’ve designed to help you on your journey to spend less and save more! Using coupons when you shop for your groceries is an immediate way to save money, but taking the time to plan your […]

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Snag FREE full-size P&G beauty items this week – 10,000 up for grabs each day at noon EST

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Allure magazine and P&G Beauty are giving away 10,000 free full-size beauty products each day this week! Check back at the Allure site each day this week, at noon EST and see if you can grab one! The free items you could snag are: Monday – Pantene Damage Repair Tuesday – Covergirl mascara Wednesday – […]

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Scan your CVS card this week and snag some FREE snacks! Ritz Crackerfuls or Newtons Fruit Crisps!

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If you’re heading to CVS this week, be sure to scan your Extra Care Card at the kiosk in the store. I scanned my CVS card today and it printed a coupon for a totally FREE box of Ritz Crackerfuls OR Newtons Fruit Crisps! I only found the Crackerfuls, priced at $2.50 each, so I […]

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Snag a FREE bottle of Purex Complete with Zout on September 7th!

Other Ways to Save

Purex is having a promotion, and 400 lucky people will get a totally FREE bottle of Purex Complete with Zout on September 7th. This is going to be a super insane, fast to “sell out” promo, so if you want to see how fast you can type, click here to visit the Purex promo page. […]

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Scan your Extra Care card at CVS this week and get something for FREE! (or band-aid money maker!)

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I noticed that the circular for CVS this week mentioned to scan your Extra Care card at the kiosk and see what you get for free. I made sure to do just that when I went there today, and in addition to a $1 Pampers coupon, a coupon for $3 off a grocery purchase of […]

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Try FRESCHETTA By the Slice for FREE on August 4th (sign up starts July 28th)

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I am a member of the FRESCHETTA Fresh Connection blogging community, so I get to tell you about some of their cool events and opportunities in advance! The next FRESCHETTA event coming up will give you a chance to try their Pizza by the Slice for FREE! On August 4th, 2011, FRESCHETTA will be having […]

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Score FREE drinks at Sonic Drive-In

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We have pretty strict guidelines about what we allow to be purchased in our food budget each pay period. We occasionally splurge on soda, usually buying store brands when we do. One way we’ve found that we can enjoy this treat is to take the customer surveys that often print at the bottom of Sonic […]

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FREE Pet ID Tag with Purchase of 2 Arm & Hammer Kitty Litters – coupon link, too!

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We have a cat, but since he’s an inside-only kitty we don’t collar him. If you have a cat with a collar though, you might want to take advantage of this deal from Arm & Hammer. When you buy any two Arm & Hammer kitty litters, you can get a FREE pet ID tag by […]

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Kids Eat FREE at IHOP – every day for the whole month of April!

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Do you look for places that you can take your family and not spend a fortune? Restaurants that let kids eat for free are always popular with families, and one kid-friendly restaurant is helping families save money this month. For the whole month of April, IHOP is having a promotion where kids eat FREE! Kids […]

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Get Free Chips TODAY at Kroger stores from 3pm-8pm (NO JOKE!)

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Today might be April Fool’s Day, but be sure to stop by your local Kroger or Kroger affiliated store and you can snag a bag of free chips from Frito-Lay! I’m not joking!! There was an ad in the SmartSource insert this past weekend letting folks know about this fun freebie. There is no purchase […]

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Possible FREE Creamer & Cereal Sample at Vocalpoint

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I am a member of Vocalpoint, a community of Moms who have the opportunity to give their opinions on a variety of topics and issues. Sometimes we’re given the chance to try products. I’ve also been sent coupons in the past for Lowe’s, Barilla Pasta and Kashi cereal. It’s a fun way to get to […]

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Menu Planning/Grocery List Printable – FREE!

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I have been looking for a new, simpler menu planning form to use, and I saw one today that just might work! Previously I had been using one that was adapted from something else that I can’t recall right now, but it doesn’t have enough room for notes or a clear place to list grocery […]

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