The following is a list of useful blogs and websites that I either subscribe to or read on a regular basis. The sites are listed in alphabetical order under each category. I hope that you'll take the time to check out these valuable resources: The Latest Deals and Steals (the Forums): A Full Cup Hot Coupon World Slick Deals The Coupon Cupboard We Use Coupons The Deal-Finders (Sites that find the best freebies, coupons, and deals) Attention Target Shoppers Baby … [Read more...]
Welcome to Northern Cheapskate!
My name is Christina and I'm the writer behind Northern Cheapskate. I write this blog from the woods of northern Minnesota, where I clip coupons, pinch pennies and chase three boys (a 4-year old and twin 2-year olds) as a stay-at-home mom. My mission is to help you take control of your finances through coupons, freebies, and money-saving ideas. Each week you'll find a variety of posts at Northern Cheapskate to help you save money. You'll find high value coupons, free samples you can … [Read more...]
Contact Northern Cheapskate
Do you have a freebie, coupon, or money-saving idea to share?Got a question about frugal living you'd like help with?Please e-mail me at:Or connect with me on Twitter or Facebook.Your tips, questions and comments are very important to Northern Cheapskate. I'd love to have you be an active part of the Northern Cheapskate community.Thank you so much for reading Northern Cheapskate! … [Read more...]
Black Friday savings
Well, all three children "slept in" until 7 a.m. on Friday. Woo hoo! I ended up saving a lot of money on Black Friday because by the time I got to the local Wal-mart, almost everything on my list was gone. This is a good thing, because the things on my list were not necessities. I did score a few good deals, and we were able to get several strings of LED Christmas lights at Lowes. My hubby is a Christmas lighting junkie, and I'll be thrilled to save on my power bill. Even better- my electric … [Read more...]
A baby experiment
Well, thanks to a GREAT coupon code from Want Not for $20 off a purchase at BabyCenter.com, I decided to make the great leap into making my own baby food. I bought 8 sets of baby food storage containers. We'll see how it goes! I was interested in making my own baby food with my first child, but never had the time because I was working full-time (it was all I could do to feed myself and my husband!). I think that it will be much more worth the effort now that I have twins and I'm home all the … [Read more...]
Happy Thanksgiving… again!
Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I've been busy visiting with family and friends (something I am so thankful for!) so I haven't gotten a chance to post. We're celebrating Thanksgiving with my parents later today, so I'm extra thankful for another day that I don't have to cook! … [Read more...]
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