Christina Brown

Tips for Stockpiling Kids Clothing

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Tips for Stockpiling Kids Clothing

I’m a BIG proponent of stocking up on kids clothing when I see a good deal. I buy clothing for my whole family for the following year at the end-of-the season closeouts. I also stock up on kids’ clothing at garage sales during the summer months. I save a ton of money by doing this. […]

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Creative Uses for Dry Erase Markers

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Creative Uses for Dry Erase Markers

Dry erase markers are now a must-have staple on a lot of back-to-school shopping lists.  But they’re not just for school! Take advantage of  great deals on dry erase markers and then check out these creative uses for them:

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Is Breaking Bad? A Discussion About Bananas

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Is Breaking Bad? A Discussion About Bananas

There’s something I’ve been meaning to ask you for a long time. It’s about something that well, quite honestly, drives me bananas.

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The Biggest Mistake People Make When Budgeting

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The Biggest Mistake People Make When Budgeting

The concept of budgeting is pretty simple:  Create a plan for your money and stick to it. The reality is much more complex.  There are countless decisions to be made when it comes to your money.  There are periods of unexpected expenses.  There are sometimes periods of inconsistent income. But there’s one thing people do […]

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Frugal Ponderings From a Long Holiday Weekend

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the lake

When I decided to take a few days off from posting last week, I was really hoping to be able to carve out some time to work on some behind-the-scenes things with the site and maybe do a little writing. Instead, I spent a lot of time with family and friends and generally goofing off.  […]

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Free Lowe’s Build & Grow Clinic: Turbo

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Lowe's Build & Grow: Turbo

Is your child always racing from place to place?  Why not bring them to Lowe’s to build a project built for speed.

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Celebrating Financial Independence

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Celebrating Financial Independence

  Back in 2007, I made one of the most difficult decisions of my life.  I became a stay-at-home mom to my three boys. I had infant twin sons and a busy two-year-old, and the fact that they were all in diapers weighed heavily on my mind and wallet.  Could we really survive as a […]

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