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20 Money Saving Duct Tape Uses

Wikipedia defines duct tape as a: “cloth- or scrim-backed pressure-sensitive tape – often coated with polyethylene.”  Any way you define it, duct tape is a pretty amazing invention.  In fact, duct tape is so amazing that its used on nearl...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jul 27, 2016

Wildlife in our garden and easy ways to help your local wildlife!

My reasons for being eco-friendly mainly centre around wanting a healthy and happy future for myself and generations to come and my way of approaching it so far has mainly involved thinking about reducing the rubbish my household produces, trying to...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jul 26, 2016

The Blitsy Bandit Strikes

I love Blitsy. If you're not familiar with Blitsy, it's an online discount craft retailer. The website is full of helpful tutorials, and they offer daily sales. I spend the workweek in a very urban environment, which translates: craft supply desert,...
by House Revivals on Jul 26, 2016

West Elm Inspired Bedroom for Less

Wouldn’t you love to recreate the stylish rooms you see from West Elm in your home? Here’s a West Elm-inspired bedroom done with affordable pieces from Amazon and Target, so you can get this look for less!     Zinus Upholstere...
by MomsWhoSave.com Blog on Jul 24, 2016

Check Your E-mail to Request Your FREE FitJoy Protein Bar

Last month, I posted about how the first 25,000 could request a FREE FitJoy Protein Bar! Well, they are now sending out e-mails to everybody who signed up, allowing you to order your free bar. The...
by FreebieShark on Jul 22, 2016

Creating an Art Index Card A Day!

Are you doing the Index Card a Day challenge? This is a challenge to create a small piece of art on an index card, every day, for the months of June and July. This challenge is the brainchild of Tammy, over at Daisy Yellow Art. You can go to her...
by House Revivals on Jul 19, 2016

5 Tips To Save Money While Playing Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go is probably the most popular game on your phone by now.. and if you do not play it, by now, you probably know someone who is playing it (or random people playing it as it is all over the news…..) And those who have been playing the...
by Coupons Do Work! on Jul 18, 2016

DIY Patchwork Rugs for Cheap!

We own some boat slips in our condo marina. Along with the slips, there is a condominium clubhouse in the adjacent building that is jointly owned by all the moorage owners. It's basically just a giant concrete room. A few years ago, a sump pump t...
by House Revivals on Jul 16, 2016

28 Ways You Are Wasting Money

No matter where you go or what you do, you are bombarded with advertisements to buy things. Nowhere are you safe, not even playing games on your phone! In some cases, the advertisements are beneficial to you – they help you to save money on the pro...
by MoneySmartGuides on Jul 14, 2016

Crispy Fish Balls with Easy Tartare Sauce

These Crispy Fish Balls with Easy Tartare Sauce make dinner a doddle when the cupboards are bare and you’re lacking inspiration. Get the kids helping in rolling them out to make it even easier on you :) I was recently challenged by the new and...
by Hedgecombers on Jul 13, 2016

Target: Summer Items Clearance Now 70% Off

Check your Target stores for a possible bump on the summer clearance! My store is now at a whopping 70% off at the moment…with a nice selection of cups, pool toys, decorations, rafts, and more!...
by FreebieShark on Jul 13, 2016

How to Stop FOMO from Creating a Gaping Hole in Your Monthly Budget

FOMO — the fear of missing out — is a powerful feeling. It’s defined as an anxiety that something exciting is happening somewhere that you’re not. It may sound like a benign and harmless feeling, but FOMO controls us more than...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 13, 2016

2016 Back-to-School Stock-Up Price List -A Proper Guide

The second week of July until the last week of August (and sometimes first couple of weeks of September) is the back-to-school shopping season! This is the time to stock up for back-to-school items and also stocking up on household items such as pape...
by Coupons Do Work! on Jul 13, 2016

10 Ways to Reuse Plastic Food and Laundry Measuring Scoops

Even though Husband and I try to run a low waste home with careful shopping and find new reuses for what we can't recycle through our city's recycling program, there is one thing we are...
by Condo Blues on Jul 12, 2016

5 years of Eco Thrifty Living!

This day 5 years ago Eco Thrifty Living was born! I'm feeling very Victor Meldrew about the whole thing i.e. 'I can't believe it' and I know it is a total cliche, but I really can't believe I've been blogging for 5 years now. I can believe it because...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jul 10, 2016

9 Key Steps to Protect Yourself From Consumer Fraud

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase. All opinions are 100% mine.   It happens every day in America and around the globe: Identity theft, or consumer fraud. I consider myself to be borderline paranoid when it comes to my p...
by Color Me Frugal on Jul 8, 2016

3 Ways Smart Singles Plan and Budget Their Weekly Meals

Whether your kids have moved out of the house, or you’ve just left a relationship, being single doesn’t have to mean lonely nights of greasy take-out or microwaved frozen meals. There is a way to support a tight budget, eat healthy, and n...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 7, 2016

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Expensive Cable Bill

Having trouble “cutting the cord”? If so, you can ease the cost of cable with these savvy ways to shave money off your bill while still enjoying your favorite shows: Optimize Your Internet Speed If you enjoy cable the old-school way ̵...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 5, 2016

Teaching Kids Good Money Habits

For most of us, we get our personal finance habits from our parents. If they were good with money, we tend to grow up and be good with money as well. But if we had parents that weren’t great with money, chances are we grew up with poor money habits...
by Penny Thots on Jul 5, 2016

This Amazing Fruit Reduces My Grocery Bill by $300 Every Year

Have you ever wondered why there aren’t very many blue fruits or vegetables in nature? I know I have. In fact, most fruits and vegetables that people usually offer as examples of azure produce are actually purple. And, no, blueberries aren̵...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 4, 2016


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