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40 Best Frugal Tips For Surviving The Holidays

40 Best Frugal Tips For Surviving The Holidays

40 Best Frugal Tips For Surviving The Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about how we can make the most out of them, without breaking the bank. Now we all know I’m all about frugal living  so going broke during the holidays is not part of my plan, ha! But I still want to make sure my friends, family, and most importantly (to me) my kids, have an awesome holiday season. With that being said, I thought a lot of you would probably be in the same boat and want to try to save some money during the holidays. Am I right? That’s why I put together a list of my 40 best frugal tips for surviving the holidays to help everyone save money! Let’s check them out:Continue reading

December 24, 2012

Karla’s Korner: Love, Grace and Gratitude

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!

Love, Grace and Gratitude…

As I hurried through the local Wal-Mart after church on Sunday I began to study the people around me. There were crying babies, mothers trying to get them to stop crying, teenagers walking and texting aimlessly, men staring into the jewelry cabinet trying to find the perfect gift to make “her” happy. What I noticed was that there were very few happy faces; it appeared that nobody was happy to be there. I have to admit that I was not really excited to be there either. The three things on my list, toilet paper, orange juice and tub butter somehow turned into $85 worth of other stuff and my husband pacing along behind me chanting “okay, let’s go”.Continue reading

October 10, 2012

RetailMeNot Holiday Savings plus Win $1000 Shopping Spree Weekly!

The secret to finding amazing holiday deals is to shop early. Not only will you avoid the shopping stress and rush, but you can also save a lot. You don’t want to miss out on the most coveted gadget or that special present that your love one has been waiting for all year, right? No need to wait for Black Friday in November, brave through long lines and hoards of people or worst pay full price for an item just because you missed the sale. RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the United States, has launched a new magical holiday shopping season called OctoNovemCember™, where you can conveniently shop online and find amazing holiday discounts and savings daily with their one-day only sales.

Head on to RetailMeNot holiday page to know more about this huge holiday savings event plus make sure to watch their fun video to learn the story of Pumpkin Headed Turkey Claus, the king of OctoNovemCember™. The video is quite funny and entertaining plus the great news is that if you share the video you will be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree! You can share up to 20 times to get 20 entries. They will choose 1 winner every week until 10/31/12 so hurry and don’t miss out on this awesome contest!

How to join the $1000 Shopping Spree Contest?Continue reading