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October 17, 2011 | 2:29 pm
Whenever you buy the latest thing in electronics, you can be sure that it’ll be smaller, faster, and cheaper six months later. I pity all those suckers who slept in the street the night before the first Iphones hit the stores. A superior, less expensive version hit the market...
September 12, 2011 | 7:22 pm
So many coupon sites and mommieblogs are restricted to small stuff like supermarket mac ‘n cheese, diapers, and pet food. There are more substantial savings to be found if one knows where to look. Here are just two examples.
www.Dealcatcher.com They point you to online...
July 18, 2011 | 7:54 pm
There are all kinds of thrifty living sites out there.
www.moneysavingmom.com is one of many mommyblogs that list supermarket and drugstore coupons and retail discounts. I buy very little processed food, so a lot of this packaged, chemicalized stuff is of no interest to me. I...
July 13, 2011 | 1:04 pm
I hate to go shopping when I need something. I don’t enjoy having to race against a deadline to find the right thing at the right price. I prefer to buy stuff when I spot a good deal, and then I have it when I need it.
My son was wandering through the mall a few weeks ago, not...