Free Printable Grocery List

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        Free Printable Grocery List If you want to save money the number #1 thing to do is write a list of the items you need. Then you find coupons to go with them. If you stick with your Madame Deals Printable Grocery List then you will also save money. I use this list. I laminated it and I use a dry erase marker to keep track of what we need each week. It is a great tool and helps my husband and myself stay on budget. It is yours to print. Please leave my ...

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Homemaking Tips: Bath-time Tricks

Have you noticed how hard it is to successfully wash your daughters hair? The reason I say daughter is because 98% of the time they are the troublemakers, but boys may cause this too. No matter how hard I try to get my youngest to let me wash her hair she fights me so hard I wind up giving up from lack of energy. She is very strong willed like my husband, so I have learned a few tricks from her stubbornness….Hope they help you out. J 1. Let them do it their self – My daughter is 2½, and ...

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How to Care for Pets on a Budget

Before I begin I should preface my life. I share my 2 bedroom apartment with 5 animals. I have 3 cats, 1 dog, and 1 rabbit. I also don't have alot of money left over each month after bills are paid so I have to stretch my dollars to the max to care for my animal family. The first best way to care for them would be by clipping coupons. You could go through the coupons in the Sunday paper, or to save me money from buying the paper I typically get coupons in my mailbox once a week and I go ...

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The Art of Homemaking

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After years of being a homemaker I have made numerous decisions, as well as acquired a variety of opinions about them. It can be chaotic, stressful, and there are days where you just want to toss in the towel because you think you cant handle it and a daily 9-5 would be better. Life isn’t perfect, there are bumps in the road, and once we realize that everyone around us has their imperfect moments, we will all be a bit happier...Cause guess what MOMS?! None of us are perfect no matter how hard we ...

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NetSpend Prepaid Debit Card: Perfect Alternative to a Banking Account! Perfect for teens/college students!

NetSpend is the best checking account alternative and perfect for teenagers and college students!!! Carry less cash and use your PrePaid Debit card for all of your online purchases or even pay your bills! It works just like a credit card or bank card but it's more secure and it's not tied to your credit history or bank account information! If you teenager/college student has trouble managing money and/or balancing their checkbook, this is exactly what they need! You can easily get your ...

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Investments – A Grand Way to Make Money or a Silly Way to lose it

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For Entertainment Only.The Author is not a Financial Advisor The Stock Market is something that has always been on the periphery of my interests. I’ve always wondered how exactly it works, what everyone on Wall Street actually does and most importantly, how do people make lots of money out of it? I’ve never been able to learn a great deal about it however, all articles and news regarding the subject contain terms, graphs and statistics that I don’t understand. I imagine lots of people ...

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Water, Water Everywhere!

I don't know about you but as the temperatures rise, our family goes through a lot of water. I was talking to a friend the other day and she commented how expensive it has become to buy multipacks of water for her family. It dawned on me there had to be a less expensive way to stay hydrated.  I suggested refilling reusable water bottles from a water cooler loaded with a five gallon bottle. After doing some math (which is not a strength of mine), I discovered I was wrong.  Here's what I ...

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Couponing for the Extremely Normal: I Won’t Pay Full Price

Welcome to Couponing for the Extremely Normal! My daughter decided she wants to play lacrosse this year.  Fortunately, her school received a grant and those players without sticks and goggles were given loaners for the season.  The only problem is she can't carry the lacrosse stick on the bus unless it's in a case.  I priced out carrying cases on the internet and learned it was going to cost about $30 to buy a new one.  Now lacrosse is something she is just trying out and I'm not going to spend ...

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No Stove, No Oven … What’s a Girl to Do?

Our electric range died this week.  Well, it didn't exactly die, it just decided it wasn't going to work any more.  The appliance repair guy came out and determined we needed a $37 control board, which would ultimately cost $200 to install.  Well, he came by with the control board today and decided it was the wrong board.  Now we need a control board for $400 which might fix the problem.  It doesn't look like we'll be repairing this appliance.  Time for a new one.  The bad news is the owner of ...

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Are You Lost in a Sea Of Bookmarks?

As I surf the internet, I tend to bookmark anything and everything which interests me. After years of doing this, I have over 1,000 bookmarks, all in a jumbled list which I have never found the time to organize.  This week I am going to organize my bookmarks.  This is possible because I discovered clipix. Clipix.com is a new and useful tool which will help me organize my life online. We all see so many things online each day but who has the time to really check these things out. With clipix, ...

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