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4th of July groceries for a STEAL this week!

As I mentioned on Instagram today, I went grocery shopping late last night to restock my disturbingly empty post-vacation fridge. I use Deals To Meals to highlight all the best deals for the week for me because I’m too lazy to watch the ads. And BOY…The deals this week did NOT disappoint! I thought I’d

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Did YOU save 1/2 on groceries this week? (Price-matching made easy!)

Have you been price-matching this week? (see how I grocery shop for details) If not…YOU SHOULD! I save 1/2 on my groceries each week without clipping a single coupon. Take today, for example… After holidays the deals are typically few and far between. But seeing as how we just got back from 10 days in

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Is 10 for $10 really a better deal? – Q&A Monday

Happy MONDAY! I got a great question from a reader recently that I was excited to answer for Q&A Monday (got a question for me? Drop it in the Q&A box). Are those 10 for $10 deals that you see at the grocery store really a better deal? Here’s what I have to say about

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The Simplest Budgeting Technique Ever…CONDENSED!

Today I’m being featured on CouponsDaily.com, where I share an UPDATED and CONDENSED version of the simplest budgeting technique EVER! [See the old, full-detail version (including a video) HERE]. In case you’re interested, here’s an excerpt of my post: As a frugal living expert and financial disaster survivor, I’ve learned the secret to budgeting that

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How to shop at Costco – a behind-the-scenes look!

  Today on Studio 5 I did a fun segment all about…Duh, duh, duuuuuuhn…how to shop at COSTCO. We all know it, we all love it (well, most of us, anyway). BUT…Is it REALLY saving you money? It sure can be…if you know how to shop Costco right! Click HERE to watch the TV segment video that shows you exactly

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A look inside my price notebook

I just got back from a trip home to Oregon and had some major shopping to do! While shopping I realized I should probably show you my price notebook and how it saves me so much money. By taking note of the best price of an item, it helps you know when something is truly

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Price-matching/deal shopping deals this week

I went grocery shopping last night for the first time in a while, so I really needed to stock up on stuff. Here are some great things I took advantage of by price-matching. Don’t know what I mean? Check THIS out! To reiterate my shopping process, I got all these groceries at ONE STOP (Walmart)

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Price-matching/deal shopping deals this week: AMAZING deal on chicken…stock up!

Remember how I hate clipping coupons and prefer to save tons-o-mula by price-matching and deal-shopping? Well I thought I’d start sharing the wealth and letting you know when I find a great deal. FOUND ONE. At BuyLow market boneless skinless chicken breasts are only $1.39/lb. THAT IS INCREDIBLE.  The best deal I have ever price-matched prior to

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Walmart shopping trip: Price-matching magic, & clearance craziness!

I just got back from my “monthly” Walmart stop. I really don’t like grocery shopping much, so I do 1 big trip to Costco, 1 big trip to Wal Mart and only necessary as-needed visits in between. When I do go, I make it COUNT! Here’s how I saved today at Wal Mart: Before going

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