Posts Tagged ‘frugal’

Awesome Super Bowl Party (on a Budget) Tips

Super Bowl… it’s all about the game… er… party… er… food… er… budget...

Whatever the Super Bowl is for you, you won’t want to miss catching these videos with recipes and entertaining tips that score well for your wallet’s team while you serve your guests a winning time.

Football Fiesta – Andrea Correale, founder of Elegant Affairs catering gives affordable football-themed  ideas for food, buffet settings & party favors.

10 Super Bowl Party Savings Tips – Josh Elledge, SavingsAngel founder’s tips to save on a range of Super Bowl Party expenses like babysitting, party supplies, decorations, food & more.

Super Bowl Buffalo Chicken Wings & Vegan Snacks –  Traditional Wings, Asian Peanut Sauce & 2 vegan dishes, all for under $15 from the Working Class Foodies.

Super Bowl, Serve 8 Under $35 – Tim Love, Owner of The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro in Forth Worth, Texas shares recipes for a Super Bowl menu on a budget: 3-course meal to serve 8 people for less than $35.

Hosting a Party? Play it Safe with Liability Insurance –  Experts say it’s important for party hosts to carry liability insurance for your parties, not only to cover a potential accident or an incident due to intoxication – but also for things like food poisoning, even if the event is catered you may be held responsible.

More ideas from our friends:

  • Super Bowl party ideas, recipes, drinks and games… Celebrations.com
  • Super Bowl Menu: how to keep it frugal… BargainBabe.com
  • More Recipes including Beer Cocktails… DiningInTheRound.com

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Seasonal Crafts From the Kitchen & Yard

Setting a festive mood or bringing excitement into your home to enjoy some seasonal cheer doesn’t require a big wallet or bank account.

Sometimes the mementos everyone appreciates the most are the ones that came right from home, handmade from the little things found right in your backyard or kitchen. Here are some fun, eco-friendly and budget-friendly do-it-yourself craft projects that use and re-use simple materials you may already have on hand so you can bring the outdoors in to appreciate all season long.

How to Make Shrunken-Head Apples – Perfect for Halloween! A festive and seasonal DIY decor idea, that’s fun and easy to create: shrunken heads from apples. Float them in a bowl of punch, mount on sticks or make a garland and display by the front door. The video instructions say to leave them in the sun for several days to dry, but you can also leave them in a 225 – 250-degree oven for 6 – 8 hours or till dried.

How to Make a Corn Husk Doll – Candace from NaturallyEducational.com shows how to make DIY dolls from corn husks in this clip. A charming activity for kids to do. Decorate a wreath with them or string together and drape across a holiday dinner table top or spruce up a doorway.

Squash & Gourd Luminaries, DIY – Candace Give the Season a warm glow with these unique DIY luminaries from nature. How-to in this video from the Holiday Crafts show in the DIY Network hosted by Michele Beschen.

Wax Leaves for Decoration, DIY – Amanda Warford presents a crafty idea to bring the outdoors in.  This clip shows how a simple dipping in wax will preserve leaves to enjoy all winter long. Use them to create mobiles, collages, garlands or wreaths.

More DIY projects and ideas to get the most from what you already have:

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Wallet-Friendly Fourth of July

The Fourth of July…

What’s the perfect holiday for easy fun and easy on your budget, too? As Louise Sacco Reilly, from FrugalYankee.com puts it, “The Fourth of July is a dream holiday for frugal people: no one expects you to bring gifts and the entertainment is free!”

Fireworks, parades, block parties – so much is available for a great celebration, and we here at SpendLessTV.com have brought you tips on how to make the most of this favorite summer holiday with videos full of money-saving and high-style July Fourth party ideas to put you in a festive mood and let your patriotic flags fly!

Wishing you a happy and safe July 4th!

Backyard Getaways and Parties – Martie Duncan, founder of Martie Parties, gives easy and elegant ideas for any budget in this clip.

Watch Fireworks – Right on your computer! It’s safe and free – over two-minutes of nothing but fireworks!

Flowers – Simple & So Elegant – International floral entertaining expert, Biggy Wolff, shows simple and festive ideas – great anytime, even for a July 4th party!

Homerun Summer Parties – Clever baseball-themed party ideas for less – and perfect for a July 4th celebration, too!

Make a July Fourth Piñata – Okay, we admit, we’ve suggested this video in other posts before, but that’s because it’s a really fun idea for ANY celebration – and SO EASY to do! (make at least a day ahead).

Red White and Blue PartyBetter’s shopping expert, Nicole Camarata, gives super pointers to make it great and on a budget!

More in our post: July 4th Frugal Fun

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July 4th (Frugal) Fun

 

The Fourth of July in the U.S. is a time for celebration, and most folks will be enjoying the warm long summer’s day off with picnic treats, grilling on the barbecue, outdoor and backyard fun, and fireworks. Here are  videos with ideas to add more festive fun to your day, party or event: Celebrate with budget-friendly craft activities to keep the kids happy, delicious recipes for tasty treats, and patriotic decorations for the table, (and yourselves). Have a fun and safe July 4th!

Tasting & Table Setting

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers – This recipe for juicy grilled portobello mushroom burgers from Vegetarian Times Magazine Editor, Mary Margaret Chappell is one that everyone will love! Put your favorite burger toppings on and enjoy!

Grilled Fresh Tomatoes – Paula Deen shows her easy recipe for grilled fresh tomatoes with garlic, parmesan cheese, thyme, and olive oil… ummm!

White Chocolate Dipping – Make your fourth of July party festive & delicious with white chocolate dipping! Kendra Arch of Cake ‘n Crumbs shows easy budget friendly ideas everyone will enjoy!

July 4th Centerpieces or Party Favors – Simple flower arrangements make perfect centerpieces or party favors for any budget. Floral Designer & Stylist Nico De Swert shows a festive idea suing a Pottery Barn item, but using supplies you may already have on hand would work well, too.

Design with Paper to Spruce Up Your July 4th Party – Inexpensive ideas to dress up your 4th of July setting, including centerpieces, table coverings, gift bags, food serving, hostess gifts & more, from Director, Creative Services at Kate’s Paperie, Alton DuLaney.

July 4th Crafts:

DIY Statue of Liberty Crown – How to Make a Statue of Liberty Crown for July 4th, a fabulous must-have for any Fourth of July celebration!

July 4th DIY Flags – Easy, inexpensive, fun DIY craft even the very youngest can do from the  Educational Art Institute.

DIY Pinwheels and Poppers – Crafty Creations from the Abilene Public Library show easy steps to create July 4th fun.

And finally:

The Sparkler– A July 4th party isn’t complete without a sparkler! Here’s a slow-motion, up-close look at the beauty of a single sparkler – a safe way to celebrate and enjoy!

Don’t miss these additional July 4th Party-on-a-Budget ideas in our post:

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Fresh Food Saving Ideas to Stretch Your Produce Dollars

This post was inspired by BargainBabe.com’s third annual Frugal Festival which was held in Los Angeles, CA. The festival’s theme was “Food” and also provided support to the L.A. Regional Food Bank.

In general do-it-yourself is always the more economical way to go. Sometimes, like in the case of plumbing, electrical work, or car mechanical tasks, attempting DIY may end up costing you big in trouble and bucks unless you’re a seasoned veteran. But once you learn a few simple rules about cleanliness, preparing your own food will rarely – if ever – get you into any real trouble (Just don’t forget to turn off the stove).  It’s an undisputed fact that even if you do not use coupons, and even if you pay no attention to sales and markdowns, preparing your own meals is  healthier and will end up being a real money-saver.

Our Food, Cooking, Drink, Recipe Channel and Coupons & Grocery Channel are loaded with amazing tips on how to get the most gourmet bang for your supermarket, couponing, dining-out, and cooking dollar, but in this post, we’re focusing on some unique “frugal” food preservation strategies.

I consider myself a “nothing cook.”  Just as an artist may need to see the paint colors or the collage pieces before getting inspired to put something on the blank canvas, I draw inspiration from what I see in the fridge and pantry to create dishes. Essentially, I take what is there and make something from nothing. When my children were toddlers, a friend mentioned to me that she saves every leftover, no matter how small. She said, “To them (the toddlers) this 1/8 cup of rice and peas is a whole meal.”  Ever since then, I save just about everything, no matter how small, even now with the kids long gone from my kitchen. There are some occasional times when I don’t end up using the leftovers, but most of the time, those little leftovers serve as inspiration to create a whole meal. A tiny bit of fresh basil leaves get slivered into an omelet. A few pieces of bell pepper edges, celery ends, and a raddish or two becomes a slaw. A little piece of ginger gets sliced and put in the freezer for a stir-fry at another time.  Tired cilantro stems get blended up and frozen in an ice-cube tray for future sauces. And, one of my all time favorites: air dried grape tomatoes, all shriveled up with concentrated sweet flavor, perfect to slice up and top off some cream cheese or goat cheese on crackers… you get the idea.

For me, it’s really more about creativity and respect for nature and it’s gifts that drives my focus on a “waste not” attitude in the kitchen… but no matter what the inspiration, nature or money-saving, the pay-off is: DIY in the kitchen is a far more budget-friendly and healthy way to go.

Here in these videos are some amazing tips on food preservation that are easy to do, and with summer and fall’s bounty soon to surface, it’s a perfect time to hone up on ways to preserve now, so you can take advantage of in-season lower prices and produce’s peak freshness, to enjoy abundant inspiration all year long.

Food In a Frugal Lifestyle – Writer W. Hodding Carter has written a series on frugality for Gourmet Magazine which stemmed from his facing the truth about his family’s living beyond their means. See how the family tackles the food budget.

Making Fruit Leathers – Stop wasting food; preserve the height-of-the-season bounty for later by making fruit leather for pennies compared to what the store-bought costs! Step-by-step guide to making fruit leather from the Alaska Cooperative Extension Service’s Julie Cascio, gives details.

Drying Vegetables – Drying your own Vegetables is a great way to stretch your grocery dollar & enjoy fresh seasonal flavor all year. Julie Cascio from the Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, shows step-by-step instructions.

How to Dry Herbs – Easy DIY to enjoy seasonal prices and preserve the flavors of summer by drying fresh herbs & spices to use through the rest of the year. Author & host of PBS’ “Garden to Table,” P. Allen Smith shows how.

Freeze Fruit, Save Money – Buy fruit when it’s on sale, freeze & enjoy all year! You can use the technique shown in this video for all types of fruit – we’ve even done it with grapes! Try it with veggies, too! Dani Spies from CleanandDelicious.com shows how simple it is.

How to Freeze Tomatoes – Save money or stretch your own garden crop while you enjoy garden-fresh tomatoes all year long by freezing them! Simple to do.

Ready to Use Frozen Pepper Patties – Freezing is a way to take advantage of in-season prices for fresh produce, but freezing partially prepared recipe ingredients in small ready-to-use batches not only is good to keep your savings going all year long, but shortens your food prep time, too! This example from rebuild-from-depression.com is a bright addition to any freezer pantry.

Stretch Your Groceries, Stop Tossing Tomatoes – Donna Miller from Miller’s Grain House shows how saving a little here and there will add up to a lot on your table and in your piggy bank! This simple kitchen tip is a perfect example of kitchen frugal!

More Food Money Saving Tips in our Posts:

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Instant (& Budget Happy) Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

 

We love a celebration… especially when there is delicious Mexican food, drinks, and music to indulge our festive selves in; and we’ve given you everything you need to have a super Cinco de Mayo Fiesta while keeping your wallet happy, too… Olé!

Music:

Kumbia Kings, “No Tengo Dinero” Live & Rocks!

Obus, “Dinero Dinero” Metal Rock en Espanol, Live

Santana, “Shake Your Money Maker” live, Germany

Food:

Mex Dinner: 4 for Under $35 – Executive Chef from restaurant, Sol Toro Tequila Grill shows easy recipes.

Healthy Gourmet Mex. Dinner for 4 at $8.75 Per Person! – Video from Diane Henderiks shows recipes. Diane is the author of Dietitian in the Kitchen.

Chicken and Chile Verde – Host of Central-Market.com’s Central Cooks, Kim Berto shows recipe for Chicken and Chile Verde, a one-pot meal with a Mexican flavor.

Guacamole – Here celebrity chef Rick Bayless shows his spin on the traditional recipe for that delicious Mexican favorite avocado dip, Guacamole. It’s easy, bright, and makes any party – especially a Cinco de Mayo Celebration – an instant hit.

Tres Leche Cake – Cake soaked in sweetened milk is a sweet and delicious way to satisfy your guests. Stephanie Gallagher from TheIronChefMom.com shows how to make this delicious desert.

Decorations

Cinco de Mayo Decorations – Easy tissue paper flowers and a mini sombrero table decorations from Crayola Crafty Creations.

How to Make a Pinata – SO SIMPLE!  Video shows how to make any party a real fiesta!

More entertaining and party money saving tips in SLTV channels:

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20 Big Time (& Budget) Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day… and we’re on it, with videos full of ideas to say you care, and ways to celebrate in warm, cozy, and ultra romantic style, without over-spending or draining your bank account… so go ahead, indulge:

Rich Romantic Times for Less – Relationship expert, Sean Stephenson gives inspiring ideas for a hot date, no matter what your budget, that are sure to “wow” your honey.

Valentine, Impress Your Honey for Little Money Amy Lewis, DebtFreeAmerica.com

Valentine Gifts for Men Under $50 – David Greg from BehindTheBuy.com shows great ideas for the guys

Valentives DIY Projects, KMBC’s Dion Lim gives easy projects for a big statement but a little price!

Valentine’s Day Card DIY – An easy, fun craft both kids and adults will love doing. Create a woven heart-shapped “packet” to hold a sweet something for your sweetie.

Valentines Pop-Up Card DIY – Create a whimsical heart-to-heart pop-up card – quick and easy.

Valentines Kids Party on Budget – Games, snacks, decorations and crafts from Kit Bennett of AmazingMoms.com

Valentines DIY Kids Projects – Dion Lim, of Dion’s Daily Deals.com, with ideas that kids can create

Street Food Smart! – Treat Your Valentine to an ultra- affordable Gourmet Dinner! Tips from sltv Exclusives Video Contributor, Daniel Delaney, of Vendr.tv

Valentines Dinner: 3-Course Under $35 – Husband and Wife chefs, Lachlan & Allison Patterson (Lachlan was also a contestant on Top Chef Masters & 2008 Best Chef Shouthwest from the James Beard Foundation)

Valentine Bubbly! – Champagne & Sparkling Wines – Epicurious.com tips  to save you money on the bubbly

Valentines DIY Spa Day – Use items right from your kitchen! – Katie Lee on CBS’ The Early Show

Valentine Romantic Look – Professional make-up artist, Michelle Phan, shows romantic make-up how-to steps

Red Carpet Inspired Looks Golden Globes – Looking for a Valentine knock-out dress? Get Red Carpet Looks for way less with these GoldenGlobe ’09 inspired fashion-find deals from Nextpert.com trending reporter, Kathleen De Monchy

Red Carpet Inspired Looks Oscars – Want a Valentine knock-out dress? Get Red Carpet Looks for way less with these Oscar ’08 inspired fashion-find deals from Kathleen De Monchy

Valentine’s Gift Giving Stages – Stephen Lenz, AOL Shopping consultant,  has tips for any stage of your relationship

Limo’s – How to Get the Best Deal – For that Xtra Special Valentines Night from SeattleTravel.com

Budget-Friendly Rings – Tips on what to watch & watch out for from Summer Krecke, Deputy Editor, WeddingChannel.com

Wedding Rings – What to Consider When Buying a wedding rings, from Tacori.com diamonds.

Frugal Destination Weddings – (what Valentine wouldn’t love that?) Antonia van der Meer, editor-in-chief of Modern Bride Magazine

More Great ideas you can use for Valentine’s Celebrations (& Savings) in our

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Why Bank of America Employees are Bringing Their Lunches To Work

A recent headline on a PBS radio show caught my attention. It said:

Why Bank of America Employees are Bringing Their Lunches to Work.

They then went on to describe how, when employees got word that their employer, Bank of America, may be cutting 40,000 jobs, they immediately went into “austerity mode” and stopped buying lunch out, even hot dogs from the wagon on the sidewalk in front of the building, in order to start holding onto their savings because they may find themselves out of a job in the next few weeks.

Hmmm… am I understanding this correctly? Extravagance and unconscious spending don’t matter if you have an incoming salary? Isn’t saving “always” critical? Isn’t “pay yourself first” the general rule? Isn’t growing one’s emergency savings always a priority? It strikes me as ironic that perhaps the simplest bit of money-saving one can do on a daily basis is one that is ignored when everything “seems” to be okay, but is the first to go when saving “seems” critical. There are many big ways to cut expenses to free up some money to balance your budget or add to your savings like re-negotiating mortgages and insurance policies, but you can still receive notable savings benefits from changing some simple habits, like bringing lunch.

I’m not implying a mindset of deprivation. I’m not a frugality fanatic by any means, and I don’t come even remotely close to being an extreme coupon master, but I do try to be conscious of waste and wasteful spending, like buying lunch out everyday. Taking the easy and accessible alternative of bringing a delicious lunch most of the time is a simple way one can enjoy feeling abundant without unnecessary spending.

We did an earlier post on how much money breaking the bottled water habit would save, and discovered that a family of four could save as much as $2,878.57 per year with the use of a simple home water filter. What about bringing lunch vs buying out? Using Bankrate.com’s Lunch Savings Calculator, we found we could save close to $900 per year, per person, based on lunch purchased out at $6 a day vs BYO bagged at $3.  And what if you choose to go more eco-friendly? What about the added cost of purchasing reusable containers, reusable bags, and running extra dishwasher loads?  Trent Hamm from The Simple Dollar blog did the math and found that it only takes one or two lunches to recover the initial cost of the containers, and the cost to wash is just about 3 cents.

Not only does bringing your own lunch save you money (money that could go toward your retirement savings, emergency savings account, or for travel, or holiday fun) but it’s better for your health, too! So why wait?

Related Videos:

Bring Your Own Lunch: DIY vs Pre-made Products – It might be quicker, but does it cost less money? See exactly how much pre-made lunch products are costing you when Grocery School does the math.

Grocery Shopping: Cut Your Tab in Half – Save money, as much as $70 a week, on grocery shopping without sacrificing health or taste, and you can even do it without coupons! Tips from the Good Housekeeping Institute.

 

Healthy Foods on a Budget?You can afford to eat healthier foods – even on a tight budget.  Get tips from nutritionist Natalie that will help you make wise spending and shopping choices and healthier ones, too!

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15 Holiday Entertaining Ideas Your Friends, Family & Budget Will Love

15 Holdiay Entertaining Tips Your Friends, Family & Budget Will Love.. what more can we say? Happy Holidays!

Gifts, Hostess Gifts, and Party Favors:

Ideas for Hostess Gifts – Ideas for inexpensive gifts that say, “Thank you” to your event hosts, from author of  The Comfort Table, Katie Lee, on CBS The Early Show.

Creative Holiday Gift Giving – Tips from Mahalo.comto keep holiday costs in check with creative gifs, gift wrapping and gift-giving ideas that will keep your budget, your friends and your family all happy

Set Up, Food, Decor, and Party Favors:

Affordable Holiday Celebrations – Create an elegant stylish holiday party to delight your guests from the moment they walk in till they head for home. Affordable entertaining ideas from celebrity stylist Robert Verdi

Turn a Fall Wreath Into Holiday One – Event planner, designer & Celebrations.com expert, Shawn Rabideau, shows how to easily transform your fall wreath into a holiday one for budget-friendly decorating cheer.

Frugal Holiday Decorating – Designer  Debbee Daley specializes in redesign and offers tips for frugal and festive holiday decor from objects that my be in your own backyard.

Holiday Party Fab & Frugal – Holiday entertaining that’s kind to your budget! FabandFru.com creators Brandi Savitt & Stephanie Berenbaum share holiday party tips (mentioned giveaways no longer valid)

Holiday Party Ideas – Entertaining expert Kimberly Schlegel Whitman has easy festive holiday party tips on food, decor, and favors, that friends and family will enjoy and won’t break your budget.

How To For The Holidays – Evette Rios, Better Homes and Gardens.com contributing Holidays Editor, shows cooking, entertaining & decorating tips on how to do it right, do it better, & do it on a budget this holiday.

Creative Party Decor Ideas – Author of  Food to Flowers & Celebrations.com expert, Lulu Powers on the Nate Berkus Show gives three stress-free, elegant, easy ideas for any budget to entertain with style & brighten your table .

Food:

Mini-Sized Holiday Appetizers – A trio of party appetizer suggestions lets you minimize portion size while maximizing flavor – perfect for holiday entertaining from Jill Davie of Fine Living Network.

Easy Healthier Party Foods – Easy & healthier party treats that won’t break the bank but will make your party a delicious success from nutrition & fitness reporter, Lori Corbin.

Holiday Baked Brie With Figs – You can create this impressive & affordable warm cheese dish for your holiday party using the easy insider tips from Annette Joseph, a food and prop stylist.

Libation:

How to Spot Quality Wine For Under $20 – Buying bargain wine doesn’t necessarily mean cruising the sales bins. Food and Wine editor Ray Isle gives tips and tricks to spot the bottle that tastes expensive, but really is a bargain.

How to Shop For Holiday Wines – Save money with savvy wine shopping secrets from expert, Michael Green of Acker Merrall & Condit in NYC,  the oldest wine shop in the USA. He gives tips for holiday celebrations, dinners, and gift giving.

Signature Party Cocktails – Diana Heather editor of Celebrations.com & Andrea Correale, Entertaining Expert, show how to make two signature cocktails that can be prepared in advance, leaving you with time to enjoy your party!

More holiday entertaining ideas in our previous post:

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How We Saved Over $111.55 With Almost No Effort

Dog Food, Shredders, Burgers, and Bed Linens: What do these things have in common? Not much except that we were able to enjoy good deals on all of them!

How we saved over $111.55 with almost no effort!

Busy Saturday, full of errands taking care of little odds and ends that I had been putting off for some time.  First, I  headed to Petco, to take advantage of a coupon I had gotten in the mail for being a Petco loyalty member,  and picked up a FREE 4-lb bag of their Nature’s Recipe dog food (normally $11.49).

On to Staples to buy a paper shredder.  There was a woman standing alone in the isle in front of the shredders, holding a flyer covered with coupons.  I asked which shredder she was thinking of and she said they were out of the one she wanted but the sales associate was bringing one from stock that he thought she might like, however she wasn’t sure if the additional 25% coupon she had would still apply.  I asked to see the ad, and I noted that it said: 25% off ALL shredders.  The sales associate came back back with his selection saying it normally was $139.99, but was on sale for $59.90, (savings: $80.09) plus the additional 25% would bring it to $44.93 (additional savings: $14.97).  I mentioned that if there was another in stock that I would take it and I asked if there were any coupons in the store that I could use, and the associate assured me that he could take care of that for me, and fetched the same shredder from stock.  I asked why it wasn’t on the shelf, and he said it was a discontinued item.  That was okay with me… so I was able to get a $139.99 shredder for under $45.00.  If I hadn’t asked that woman and the sales associate, I never would have gotten that deal.  When I returned home I noticed that the additional 25% had not been deducted on the receipt.  I called Staples, spoke to the manager, and she told me that she would be able to apply a credit to my credit card.  That’s what I call value and service!

Then, I just couldn’t resist looking into a brand new Five Guys Burgers and Fries which had just opened up right next to Staples. I’d never been to one so it was kind of an adventure to check it out.  I was pleasantly surprised to find some terrific items of note:  ALL toppings on burgers (besides cheese and bacon) are FREE; you can help yourself to all the fresh peanuts in the shell you want, for FREE; soft drink refills are FREE, and the regular-sized fresh-cut french fry order was more than enough for two people, actually it was enough for three people!  All of that speaks well for their customer consideration and product value.

Then to Bed Bath and Beyond for a mattress cover, where I asked if they would accept my $5.00 off coupon that was dated 2008!  Yep! So glad they honor ALL their coupons, no matter what the “date”…  In reality, don’t expiration dates discourage shoppers? After all, isn’t the purpose of coupons to get the consumer to come in and shop?

With almost no effort at all I saved $111.55 on items I really needed.  Sometimes it all just comes together, and it’s happy all around: happy to finally have a shredder; happy to have tried a new burger joint and have some free fresh peanuts, happy the bed will be cozier, happy the dog will be full, and happy that I was able to do it all without breaking the bank!  Now, that was a nice, and frugal, Saturday afternoon!

Enjoy These Related Videos:

Street Food Smart – Daniel Delaney, host of vendr.tv, gives pointers to find quality gourmet street food to enjoy on the cheap.

Money Saving, 5 Top Spend Less TV Tips – Finance author and radio show host, Garrett Gunderson, discuss easy ways to save throughout your day.

Coupon Stacking Explained – Julia Scott, founder of BargainBabe.com, reveals how coupon stacking works, so you can get the most out of  a deal.

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