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How to Save Money When Shopping Online

I’ve always loved shopping online. Who doesn’t love getting things in the mail? Now that we live in the middle of nowhere, online shopping has become less of a luxury and more of a necessity. Did you know you can’t buy a car seat anywhere in this town? I heard a rumor that one store just recently started carrying maternity clothes, but I have yet to see them. But I digress… Shopping online can get expensive very quickly. I’ve been using apps to help me earn  ...

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Save Money on 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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6 Ways To Cut Your Heating Bills This Winter

We are coming up on our third winter in this apartment. The first year, we kept the heater on as much as we wanted, despite the costs (which were almost double). But last year we were barely scraping by financially after multiple job changes, so we avoided turning on the heat in the apartment for as long as we could. Basically, we didn’t turn the heater on until Tristan was born on December 19th. This year, while technically we can afford to run the heater as much as we want again, we  ...

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