Living on 30000 or Less: 10 Frugal Living Ideas

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Frugal Living Ideas Living on 30000 or Less 10 Frugal Living Ideas As a full-time stay at home Mom and full-time college student, saving money is extremely important and beneficial to our family. Over the past several years I have learned different ways that our family can get all the bills paid, buy groceries for the month, have extra money for entertainment and put a little away in savings. Here are 10 Frugal Living Ideas to help your family live on an annual income of $30,000 or less ...

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Budget-Friendly Ways to Prep Your Child for Kindergarten

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Kindergarten Here are tips to get your little ones ready for kindergarten! 1.       Boost the Mind: Reading skills and a base knowledge of words is the most important introductory skill you can teach your child. Reading Eggs is approved by educators everywhere and utilized by thousands of elementary schools all over the country. All aspects of reading comprehension are covered in this software including visual, auditory and kinesthetic. By using a variety of learning concepts done with ...

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Thought for the Week from Karla’s Korner: Time at the Dinner Table

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Thought for the Week from Karla's Korner I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Time at the Dinner Table….. As I sit down to write I am ...

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Fluvanna County Schools Need Funding

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Fluvanna County Schools Need Funding It is becoming increasing apparent that we need to make sure the parties that are responsible for funding our schools know that they need to actually fund the schools. Fluvanna County Schools Need Funding this isn't optional it is imperative. It is so important that people like myself who do not even have children in the public school are outraged take action. How does it impact me? Well, if the schools are horrible the value of my house will be impacted. ...

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Water Bottle Craft – Encouragement

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Send Encouragement with this Water Bottle Craft I love surprising people with little gifts to show that they matter. Sometimes a person just needs a little encouragement to help get them thru a rough patch. I created this Encouragement Water Bottle Craft with some great pick-me up presents from my "Stock-Up" Presents Bin! Water Bottle Craft Instructions: Drink some water or another beverage in a plastic container/You can also buy a reusable water bottle. Wash it out and remove the ...

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Things have gone to far: Child in trouble for Cupcakes

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9 Year Old Child in trouble for Cupcakes decorated with Army Men I was amazed when I heard this news story about this 9 year old boy. He found himself in the hot seat of his Caro,MI school when he brought cupcakes with Green Army Men for decoration. These are the same style Army Men we all fell in love with in Toy Story and most of our children have them in the bottom of their toy boxes. The boy brought in these cupcakes to celebrate his birthday and decorated them with the Army Men in ...

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Water Bottle Craft: Back To School (Student) Edition

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  Water Bottle Craft Back to School (Student) Edition Today, I am going to show you how to make a great Water Bottle Craft, for a student starting a new school year. This is the latest installment in our Water Bottle Craft Series. This is the Water Bottle Craft: Back to School (student) Edition!   Water Bottle Craft Instructions: Drink some water or another beverage in a plastic container Wash it out and remove the label Find items that will fit in your bottle based on ...

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Geek Squad Review

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Geek Squad Review I was recently provided with a one year subscription to Geek Squad  for the purpose of a review. I was excited since my 5 year old MAC finally decided it was done working. I had no idea what I did to it. I was ready to do the Geek Squad Review  so I could figure out what was wrong and get my baby back! I went to the Geek Squad website and looked at the services that were available to me. I decided to first try the mac software to guard my computer against viruses. This ...

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Thought for the Week from Karla’s Korner: Powerless

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Thought for the Week I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Powerless This past week was one of many challenges. Due to inclement ...

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Water Bottle Craft: Back to School (Teacher) Edition!

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Water Bottle Craft Back to School (Teacher) Edition Today, I am going to show you how to make a great Water Bottle Craft, for a student starting a new school year. This is the latest installment in our Water Bottle Craft Series. This is the Water Bottle Craft: Back to School (teacher) Edition!   Water Bottle Craft Instructions: Drink some water or another beverage in a plastic container Wash it out and remove the label Find items that will fit in your bottle based on your theme ...

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