Weekly Cinema Movie Ticket Update

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It looks like Weekly Cinema is going out of business. I have written about deals for Weekly Cinema several times in the last few months. If you still have unused credits, you will need to contact Weekly Cinema or the deal of the day site you purchased the voucher from (if you bought it from Groupon, contact them HERE.) Here is note from Weekly Cinema: We will be issuing refunds to our monthly subscribers based on the number of tickets in their account which have not been used and also the … [Read more...]

What is a Good Price for a Turkey?

So, I had a reader ask a question yesterday and I honestly don't know the answer. What is the best price for a Turkey? I am never in charge of buying the Turkey for Thanksgiving- I am the side dish person! I know that Turkey prices vary depending on whether it is a fresh or frozen. Please leave a comment and tell us what a good price per pound is for the turkey you buy! Thank you! P.S. For more tips on saving money on Thanksgiving, head on over to the Frugal Living Community at the … [Read more...]

Planning Your Thanksgiving Menu & Shopping Trip

An easy way to cut down on Holiday stress is to start planning now. You will save yourself time and money by doing a little planning. Thanksgiving will be here before you know. Start thinking about your menu and start shopping for ingredients. Here are some tips: Check your pantry, refrigerator and freezer for items you may have on hand. Make sure to check your spices and herbs too! Get all of the recipes you will be using in order. Write a list of ingredients you will need to buy. Some … [Read more...]

Chutzpah:Scams

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 … [Read more...]

Getting Your Spices & Herbs In Order

It is the time of year that many of us do a lot of baking and cooking. Before you start the process, make sure your spices and herbs are in order. I know that I have some bottles that have been in the back of my cabinet forever! The truth is spices and herbs don't really spoil, they just loose potency. For the most flavor, you will want to use spices and herbs that still have strength. One of the easiest ways to tell if you herbs and spices are still worth using is the smell. If you open the … [Read more...]

Ask someone who believes in the ripple

Have you ever thrown a rock in a body of water and watched the ripples that follow? Do you wonder how can I be that small rock in the big pond? This month we are setting out to do just that. If you ever wonder if a small action you take makes a difference in the lives of others it does. Renae and I were grocery shopping on Friday night. I know, big surprise. I ran into a former student. I haven't taught in several years so I was surprised that he even recognized me; in fact that was two … [Read more...]

Tips for Saving Money on Birthday Gifts

I talk about shopping year round for gifts frequently. I do this for all occasions. It really helps our budget when I can find items on sale and space out the money out of pocket. Today Mrs. Not Made of Money is guest posting on budget saving tips for Birthday gifts. Birthdays are special occasions. Everybody likes to receive gifts to celebrate the day of their birth. But if you have a big family, purchasing birthday gifts could prove an expensive labor of love. However, there are ways you … [Read more...]

Chutzpah: I’m coming in

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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 … [Read more...]

Black Friday Safety Shopping Tips

Shopping on Black Friday has become synonymous with two things: great deals and craziness. Not only can you find some of the better deals on home electronics and toys on Black Friday, but injury and even the occasional fatality has been known to happen as well. So what’s the best way to get those good deals while staying safe at the same time? Be Prepared As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Do your homework and study up on which stores have the sales and coupons that … [Read more...]

Ask a Blackberry Addict: How do you turn it off

I would love to say I could give up all of my jobs for a day. I can't, but I did take today off from this site and my online job. I instead spent the day with my children after grocery shopping and cooking 3 dinners for the week. I wasn't sure I would be able to turn off my Blackberry and ignore calls from employees- but I did. I was so good I didn't even turn on my computer or Blackberry until 7:00 PM. I learned that it is possible and necessary to let it all go. The world isn't going to end. … [Read more...]