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Saving Money on Christmas Gifts – Part 3: Groupon Coupons

Part three in our series for saving money on Christmas gifts brings us to a newer Groupon feature. I wrote before about the amazing wonders of Groupon Goods, but did you know that there are also Groupon Coupons? I am a recovering coupon queen. Yes, I was one of “those people.” I had bookshelves dedicated to my stocks of razors, shampoos, and hair dyes. I had buckets of toothpaste. I had a 5 inch zippered binder that held all of my coupons in neatly organized card pages so heavy  ...

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Save Money

3 Apps to Save Money on Groceries…Without Clipping Coupons!

I used to use coupons extensively. My coupon binder was so big and heavy the air bag sensor thought it was a person if I happened to put it on a seat. True story. Since I became more of a hippie and less excited about saving coupons for things I didn’t use, I’ve seen and tried several creative ways to save money at the grocery store. Lately, my routine has involved using 3 simple money saving apps. This takes less than 5 minutes and I’ve already gotten $10+ back! When I  ...

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Healthy Food

How to Get Healthy Food for Cheap – Without Coupons!

Yes, it’s true. I used to be an extreme couponer. I spent hours each week clipping, organizing, planning, and executing my multiple-transaction purchases. I had enough deodorant, shampoo, hair dye, toothpaste, and non-perishable food products to last me a good 3 years. And then I went hippie. Related: Download my ebook, Dirt Cheap Nutrition, for free!  When you make your own toothpaste and deodorant because you are concerned about toxic chemical overload, $0.25 toothpaste isn’t  ...

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