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Back to School Shopping: The College Edition

by Julie August 1, 2014
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Reason #458 why boys are different to raise than girls: Me: Do you want this laundry bag of Lindsey’s? We bought it for her when she went to college. Grant: Why do I need a laundry bag? Me: To carry your clothes back and forth when you do laundry at school. Grant: I figured I’d just […]

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The best place to buy school supplies for convenience and savings.

by Julie July 29, 2013
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I’ve always liked back to school time. I think it has to do with the possibilities of new beginnings. And I have fond memories of picking out new school supplies. Is there anyone that doesn’t remember the smell of a fresh box of crayons? But as I pass parents in the aisles of Target or Wal-Mart, […]

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How to Save When Shopping Target Online

by Julie September 12, 2012
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In just a few weeks my daughter, Lindsey, will be 21 years old. 21! That’s unbelievable to me. Yesterday I bought a birthday present for her. I won’t say what I bought, because she sometimes reads the blog, but I can tell you that I bought it at Target and it cost $99. I used […]

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Cash Back Rebates and Online Coupons for Your Holiday Shopping

by Julie November 28, 2011

Don’t forget to use an online coupon/cash back site when shopping online this Christmas. My favorite is Mr. Rebates. I’ve been using the site since 2006. So far this month I’ve used Mr. Rebates to earn $6.72 cash back from Clinique and $10.26 cash back from Moosejaw (for a North Face jacket). There are three […]

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How to Christmas Shop for Free

by Julie January 2, 2011

With the holiday season just behind us, Christmas shopping may be the last thing you want to think about. You may change your mind, however, when I tell you that there’s a way you can Christmas shop for free in 2011. All it takes is a little planning, which is why I’m writing about it […]

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