Wordless Wednesday: America

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This is my third project for photography class. I was asked to explore pattern, texture, and lines. I shot this image with a Canon XSI Rebel. Photo Project #1 Photo Project #2 I am learning to use Photoshop Lightroom 4 to import my images. Then I will begin to use Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended - Student & Teacher Edition. I got a great deal on both programs since I am a student. You can also buy yours with amazing discounts. … [Read more...]

Happy Anniversary

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Dear Mr. Madame Deals, I know you read my site today because your favorite part of my blog is Karla's Korner.  Yes, Karla you are his favorite writer. I figure he hears enough from me daily. I always think back to our wedding day. I had no idea what I was agreeing to. I mean I promised "forever" and I didn't realize how much work it takes to make that happen. I am sure that everyday hasn't been wonderful and easy but they have been days that we have conquered together. If I thought I loved … [Read more...]

Chutzpah: Asking for a Discount

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ChutzpaChutzpah. 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.     I am a deal blogger so discounts are my thing. I recently had an issue with my mac. I keep … [Read more...]

Madame Dealsism:The Holiday

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I had a super 4th of July. I really enjoyed spending time with my family. I was so excited to see my little ones reaction to the fireworks. He kept saying, "oh, oh, Oh.... WOW!" That was after he ran crying into my arms when he first say them. I wish I kept a notebook of all the little memories because there are so many. I had a thought this morning as my husband was begrudgingly getting out of bed to go to work. He said,"have a good day." I could tell he was not in the mood to deal with … [Read more...]

What do you think?

I am not sure what to think? I am in the process of collecting my thoughts and doing my research and I am dumfounded to learn that 1 in 7 people receive help paying for their food. I wonder if giving more people food stamps will really "lick" the program or create a larger one. You see the government has now started to advertise using food stamps. I am positive that we do not need anymore customers using this program. This food stamp program is already over used and abused to the point where the … [Read more...]

One Coupon I will never use

Okay there is a coupon for everything and everything has a coupon. I am a coupon shopper but some things you should just pay full price for or not pay anything at all. In the rush to find true love leads you to this conclusion I would suggest another path. That is unless your name is Julie. If you need a good laugh. Then go ahead and click on this link it will make you thankful for the love you have. You can buy your very own husband for 25% less today.   … [Read more...]

Madame Dealsism: Men

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  The truth is a long time ago it was all about looks. The guy who looked the best got our attention. I know in my 20's it was all about the guy that was hot. I guess my husband was lucky he was hot. He is actually more attractive now that we have been married for over a decade and have three children. I know he subscribes to my emails so hopefully he breaks his no blackberry over the weekend rule and reads this! … [Read more...]

The Best part of my Job

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Is I get boxes. I know I feel like a little kid when ever the post person or UPS person comes to my door. The reason is simple I rarely know what they are going to bring me. I order a lot of stuff online. It is part of being a blogger. I also receive a lot of great things for being a blogger. This is what I received today. I can't wait to taste what I got. The next best thing about my job is hosting giveaways so I can make sure you get cool things delivered to your door. yes, the picture is … [Read more...]

Madame Dealsism- Spending money

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I know my slogan is making dollar$ out of change but what if you keep spending the change? The change is actually how we view our money and the goals we have. They are actually achievable if you break them into small steps. It is important to look at what and how you spend your money and determine where and how you can save. If i can save money anyone can trust me! … [Read more...]