Coupon Workshop April 8th

We have a new date for a Coupon Workshop! Date/Time: Thursday April 8th at 7pm Location: The Goodie Bag- Rte. 53 at Lake Monticello Price: $40- includes two hour class and MD Coupon Solution Learn how to cut your grocery bill by at least 50%. The coupon workshop is  a two hour class. You will receive a MD Coupon Solution which is our coupon organization system to meet all of your couponing needs! We truly feel that without a system, you will not be successful. Being organized is one key to ...

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Rachael Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday Easter and Passover

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! ?Well this is the most confusing time in our house since I am Jewish and my husband is Catholic. Everything else lines up pretty well until Easter. We decided when we got married that we would honor the ...

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Chutzpah: Get it in Writing

Chutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. Chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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The Cleaning Cheat Sheet: Tips for Simple Cleaning

Ideas That Spark: Home Style The Cleaning Cheat Sheet From the Editors of Ideas That Spark By Nancy Kalish Feel like you never stop cleaning? A 2008 University of Michigan survey found that American women scrub their houses an astonishing average of 17 hours a week, and (no surprise) their spouses spend a lot less time with a sponge. The good news: “Such drudgery is totally unnecessary,” says Jeff Bredenberg, author of How to Cheat at Cleaning: Time-Slashing Techniques to Cut Corners and ...

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Ask a Coupon shopper: What is your impact?

The number one question I get is: How much has using coupons changed your life? I believe. I see. I know. I can do it. I can also teach my children to live in a way that is inspiring to others.  I think about the journey we embarked upon when building this site. We decided on one mission reach, out and help our community. We made the choice to try to teach using workshops, articles, our experiences, and our expanding knowledge as our resource. We value each person who comes to this site because ...

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Chicken & Broccoli Fettucine Alfredo Recipe

Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Dry pasta is on sale every week somewhere.  It is a staple that is easy to stock up on, as well as quick and easy to prepare.  There are many varieties now, including whole wheat, multi grain, low-carb, semolina, gluten-free, just to name a few.  Most families love spaghetti and pasta sauce, and it’s a go-to meal at least twice a month.  Fettucine alfredo is another popular meal since it can be prepared ...

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Fashion Friday: The Smoky Eye Kit Give it Away

I was smoky eye challenged until I tried Cover Girl's smoky eye look. I tried the powder eye shadows in the past. I watched more You Tube videos then I care to share. But I still looked like Rocky Racoon when I was done. I looked so bad my son asked why I had on my Halloween make- up. I used the above kit and finally looked like I was embracing the trend and not October 31st. Here is a video on how to do the Smoky eye with the Cover Girl Kit Here is a pictorial demo from the Cover Girl ...

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Pricing Items for a Successful Yard Sale

My favorite time of year is coming around- yard sale season! My favorite pastime with my mom was waking up early and hitting the sales first thing Saturday morning. I have now started that tradition with my boys.When I was in elementary school, my mom was single. To make ends meet, we would often hold yard sales at our home or at the swap meet. She would gather unwanted items from friends and then resell them. As an adult, I have held more yard sales than I can count. Some to raise money for my ...

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Welcome Z 95.1 Listeners

I had the pleasure of talking to Sherry from Z 95.1 on the radio today. If you are one of Sherry's listeners, thanks for stopping by! Let me give you a tour around Madame Deals. On the sidebar, you will see store logos. If you click on a store logo you will find the latest deals for that particular store. If you are looking for the latest posts on coupons, deals, fashion, recipes, free items or savings tips; just click on  the corresponding words on the sidebar. If you want to know more about ...

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Rachael Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday.. Dinner Strata

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! I love asparagus. The problem is we never eat it all fast enough. We have extra time now that we have the Eggstra fresh egg . It really works my veggies last at least 5 days longer. I love this recipe because I ...

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