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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Earn Big Bonuses When You Open Select Bank Accounts

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Capital One 360 Financial Indepenence Days Sale

Sorry, this offer is no longer available. Go ahead and wave the flag of financial freedom with the Financial Independence Days Sale at Capital One 360. Right now Capital One 360 is offering some big bonuses when you open select bank accounts. And because they are online accounts, they’re perfect for helping you manage those […]

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Free Home Depot Kids Workshop: Bug House

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Free Home Depot Kids Workshop: Bug House

Help your kids discover the outdoors by bringing them to the Home Depot Kids Workshop to build a cool bug house. To make your free bug house, just bring the kids to Home Depot between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Kids Workshops are geared toward children ages 5-12. The goal […]

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Free LEGO Mini Build: LEGO Beach Van

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Free LEGO Mini Build: LEGO Beach Van

Surf’s up!  Celebrate summer with a free LEGO mini build at your local LEGO Store this Tuesday. Stop by the LEGO Store at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 to build a cool LEGO beach van. It even has a surf board!

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How to Really Prepare for a Recession

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How to Really Prepare for a Recession

I get a lot of e-mail.  Most of it is trying to sell me things or trying to tell me how to sell things to someone else. I found myself hesitating when I saw the title of one of those e-mails.  It said, “A Recession is Coming: Are you prepared?” The content of the email […]

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