February, 2012

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End World Hunger: 5 Simple Ways You Can Make a Difference

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It is easy to think that one person can do little to help the situation but if thousands of ‘one person’ take action, much can be achieved. The Facts.

5 Ways to Find Balance in Your Life: Work, Friends and Family

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It can be easy to get so caught up with the fast pace of a challenging career that your life gets out of balance. Trust me, I have been there.

How to Make your Own Compost

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Composting is something my hubby and I do and love. Compost is then be used on the garden as an organic and valuable fertilizer and soil improver.

Needs vs. Wants – Which Is Which?

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Attention, personal finance readers and gurus!  You think you know the difference between a need and a want – right?  Really, are you sure ? Telephone? 

Lifestyle Strategies to Help Prevent a Heart Attack

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Being a health nut (as you know), I like to stay up to date on the latest information regarding health issues. Choose healthy methods of cooking.

Thrifty Ways to Save on Travel

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Vacations are those times when the much needed rest and relaxation are in order. It is an important part of one’s life to avoid monotony and boredom.

10 Reasons You’re Broke

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If you always have more month than cash and never seem to get ahead or even to even, it’s time to look at some reasons you may be broke.

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Frugal Anniversary Gift Ideas That Will Win Her Over

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My wedding anniversary is 8/16! Why does that matter? Well,  every woman feels loved once her man remembers their anniversary. This says a lot already.

The Economics of Selecting Vacation Days

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It’s no secret that the majority of people dislike employment. Making money is certainly fun, but being told what to do – not so much. Think about it.

How to Be Green and Save Money

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If we don’t treat our environment with respect and attention, life on earth will suffer (both humans and the animal kingdom), simple as that.

5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Gold

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Well, some investors have turned to gold. The Benefits of Gold Investment. You’ll be surprised to learn about all of the benefits of gold. If so, how?

How Anyone Can Create Passive Income

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Typically, passive income is portrayed as a device for the rich to get richer. So, how in the world do average Joes begin to earn a passive income?

Saving Money On Las Vegas

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I first went to Las Vegas in 2010, for a buddy’s bachelor party. Las Vegas is a very interesting place. couldn’t wait to go back. Lodging.

How to Quit Smoking Naturally

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Question for you: Are you a smoker? Did you used to smoke? Do you know someone who smokes or has smoked? Chances are you answered yes to this question.

Is Chapter 11 The End? What Happens To Your Stock

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Bankruptcy – a word that never fails to give anyone the chills. If a company does declare bankruptcy, what happens to your stock? want to know. .

How to Have Fun on a Budget

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While everyone’s idea of fun varies, try these 5 great ways to have fun on a budget. have used Doodle in the past to keep things organized. Go Frugal

Ways To Listen To Music For Less

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I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a music junkie. In fact, I’ve got iTunes on shuffle as I type this. Ah, the paradox of choice.

Frugal Family Fun in the American Midwest

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However, those of us who grew up here and live here still, find frugal family fun activities galore. Presidential Provenance. Truman. Eisenhower.

Staying Positive in a Bad Situation

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Growing up I was always taught to have a positive mindset. Especially playing competitive sports during my prime athletic career! Get Healthy

Let’s Talk about Employment

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Please don’t let that hinder you from following along. If you’ve been unexpectedly fired, I’ve been there! Trust me, though. Especially tone. But wait!

Save Money on Rent

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Most of us are renters at some point in our lives, usually when we are first starting out – or perhaps in the seasons when our lives are changing. 

Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Seven Carnivals This Week

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My University Money hosted the Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #20 and included A. Blinkin’s post, The Economics of Selecting Vacation Days as did Family Money Values who hosted the Totally Money Carnival #54. Canadian Finance Blog hosted the Canadian Finance Carnival #75  and included the guest post How to Be Green and Save Money. Appearances I

Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Eight Carnivals This Week

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Many thanks to Arbor Asset Model Allocation Portfolio Blog for including Latisha’s post, 4 Biggest Myths of the Stock Market  in the Self-Directed Investing for Retirement Carnival – Challenging Week Edition. Steadfast Finances who hosted the Yakezie Carnival also included it in his round up. Appearances In

Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Seven Carnivals This Week

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Many thanks to The Jenny Pincher for including my post, Learn How to Eat Sustainably in the Carnival of Personal Finance #346. Canadian Finance Blog hosted the Canadian Finance Carnival #73 and included Marie’s post Five Home Renovation Savings Tips. Related posts: Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Eight Carnivals This Week. Appearances In

CVS Sneak Peak for Sunday (2/12)

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Thanks to Barbara at Clipper Girl's Saving Spot for these great upcoming deals at CVS starting Sunday. Looks like it's going to be a slow week.

Hot Groupon Deal: Stainless Steel Nine-Piece Cookware Set – Online Deal!

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Here is today's HOT national Groupon deal: $99 for A Provence Plus or Casa Nine-Piece Cookware Set (Up To 76% Off) ! 1.5-quart saucepan. Hurry!

Coupon Preview Week of 2/12/12

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There will be two inserts in this Sunday's paper: a SmartSource and a Red Plum. You can always order additional coupons from a clipping service.

New Folgers & Smuckers Printables

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Hot new coupons are available. Use zip code 84123 to find these… Make sure to print them before they're gone. These will go FAST!!!

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Acme Leap Day Sale – 2/29 ONLY

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VO5 Shampoo or Conditioner (15 oz.) – $0.55. Honey Nut Cheerios (12.25 oz.) – $1.68. 1/2 Cheerios Honey Nut Cereal printable or printable.

*HOT* Bath and Body Works 20% off Coupon

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Bath and Body Works is offering a 20% Off Online Coupon that can be used on any purchase made from now until 3/4/12. Code expires 3/4/12.

CVS Deals Week of 2/26/12

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This week’s CVS deals are brought to you by Barbara who blog over at Clipper Girl's Saving Spot. ECBs FREE after ECBs! Deal Suggestion.

Fisher-Price Printable Baby Coupons vs Amazon Deals

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It turns out that you can save a lot more money on these items if you purchase them through Amazon and skip using the coupons at the store.

FREE Quaker Oatmeal Squares Honey Nut Sample

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Quaker is offering a FREE Sample Box of Quaker Oatmeal Squares Honey Nut ! Your sample box will be sent by mail in about 6-8 weeks. Freebies samples

All You Magazine March 2012 Coupons + Subscription Deal

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Here is the coupon list for the March 2012 issue of All You Magazine (Total value: $78.74). What is All You? 1/1 Activia®, exp. 04/07/12.

New Printables From Coupon Network

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New printables from Coupon Network are available. Make sure to print them before they're gone. Just look for the little green button.

Sneakpeeq – FREE Scarves to New Members & 50% Off Yes To Beauty Prodcuts, Today

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And if that is not enough, Sneakpeeq is offering over 50% off and FREE SHIPPING on the hottest Yes To Beauty Products ! Happy Shopping!

*HOT* Cheap Purex at Giant Eagle

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Giant Eagle has a HOT HOT HOT deal on Purex this week. Visit the FREE Purex Sample promotion site. Sign up for the sample. Save $1 instantly wyb 2.

Rite Aid Deals Week of 2/19/12

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This week's deals are brought to us courtesy of Shannon at For the Mommas. Below are a few of my favorites. 3/3/12 (SS 02/12/12).

Cardstore.com: Personalized Greeting Cards For Only $1.99 – TODAY Only

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Need a birthday card, anniversary card or even a St. Patrick's Day card? If so, then you're in luck! Postage for most cards is $0.45