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Sizzling Savings

June 2011 Thrifty Times

Great Saving Articles . . .
Budget Battle
Cut Your Gas and Expenses with 20 Minutes of Pre-planningKelly Carlton
Weekly Purchase Road-map – Your Key To SavingsI can’t imagine taking a cross country road trip without a well planned strategy.  Knowing your driving rout as well as where you...Read More >>
Simple Savings
Thrifty Crafts
Crafting is stereotypically an expensive hobby, requiring tools, books, and supplies.  If you work it right, though, crafting can actually save you money by “upcycling” things you already have into things...Read More >>
Smart Shoppping
How To Have A Beautiful Wedding For LessCathy Riccio
Is it possible to be frugal and still have the wedding of your dreams?  You bet!  Establish a budget, set priorities and be willing to work hard.  You can have a...Read More >>
Reasonable Recipes
Replace Drink Mixes Naturally for LessMark Strohm
Are you tired of the usual high sugar powder drink mixes? Have you become frustrated with the high price of juices and natural drinks which your kids seem to consume quickly...Read More >>
Smart Shopping
Can Groupon Type Sites Save You Money?Mark Strohm
Groupon, Living Social, Buy With Me and several other social or group buying websites have been popping up lately. Every time you turn on your computer you see another one of...Read More >>
Smart Shopping
Can Timing Purchases Save Money?Mark Strohm
My daughter Abigail says she likes to wait for the right time to make her clothing purchases and nearly always saves between 20 and 80% on this year's designs. My father-in-law...Read More >>
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Household Hints
Survive Road Trips With Your Kids With A Special Activity BagSurvive Road Trips With Your Kids With A Special Activity...Mark StrohmA special travel bag filled with simple crafts, coloring pages and a few fun toys is invaluable for travel survival. But don't spend a huge amount of money buying expensive...Read More >>
Household Hints
Summer Fun at The Library - Really!Summer Fun at The Library - Really!Mark StrohmSummer is here and the same problem moms have faced since schools began summer vacations - how to keep your kids busy in a meaningful way! Sure, you can plop...Read More >>
Simple Savings
Having Fun OutsideHaving Fun OutsideMark StrohmIf you have read Thrifty Times for any amount of time, you know I love the outdoors and often feature articles on government parks which provide great fun for very...Read More >>
Budget Battle
Couponing BasicsCouponing BasicsMark StrohmYou have heard the stories or watched the Extreme Couponing show where someone gets a thousand dollars worth of merchandise for pennies on the dollar. But if you are like...Read More >>

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