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    It has been a little over 6 weeks since you set that New Years resolution to eat healthier, and you may be struggling to stick with it.  One area where you may be struggling is finding ways to eat those sweet indulgent treats while still staying on a budget.  Today I was on News Channel 9’s Bridge Street Program talking

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    There are two schools of thought when it comes to eating a cupcake: Open wide and take a big bite (which usually results in icing on your nose) or tear off the bottom half and eat your treat in two stages. No matter which strategy you employ, there’s no denying that these Piglet cupcakes would make a sweet Valentine’s Day

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    If you’re looking for a simple Valentine’s craft that you can do with the kids, Wax Paper Crayon Hearts definitely fit the bill.  I love easy toddler crafts and this one is great for small children (despite the ironing). When I was first learning how to budget I had to start doing free activities with my kids and this was

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    Remember Valentine’s Day in grade school? Getting cards and giving cards was so much fun, especially when one of those cards was from that boy who you’ve had a crush on since forever (about two weeks ago). To make the day a little more special for your little Valentine and give them something to store their haul in, try making

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    Organic Foods can be expensive, so how do you save on them?  One tip is to know which items are on the Top 12 Foods to Eat Organic List, and are important to purchase organic.  Based on this article by EWG Foods, you can save money by only focusing on the foods that ‘matter’ if they are organic or not.

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    My guess is that you found me because you want to learn how to extreme coupon by watching Extreme Couponing on TLC. Extreme Couponing means different things to different people, but many of you may wonder “How to Extreme Coupon?“. By one’s definition, I used to be an extreme coupon. I do get great deals and spend very little out

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