Monthly Archives: August 2011

Something fun…..Life Tips

My family and I are off on vacation…so enjoy. I don’t agree with all of these but I think they offer an alternative ways to look at living life.  Enjoy.     —  50 Life Tips  —

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #22

Shop at the Consignment sales/stores. I grew up the middle of three girls.  Meaning (here comes the middle child whine) I got all the older sister hand-me-downs and my younger sister AND older sister got new clothing…it’s so unfair! Our … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #21

Use the Frequent Buyer Cards. I just ate a free lunch yesterday.  It was a wonderful surprise.  (Yes I bring my lunch almost every day but today I had my daughter with me on a surprise visit and she did … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #20

Make your Own Scrap Paper. When you write a quick note to yourself and then completed the task, think hard now.  What do you do with the note?  We throw it away….or hopefully recycle it.  Then why are we writing … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #19

Groupon Now! Okay so it involves a little coupon cutting…(I’m not completely against using a coupon) but unlike the other forms of the pre-paid coupons, “Groupon Now” you search for when you are ready to walk out the door and … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #18

Always Submit the Rebate! A $2 mail-in rebate..is it worth the time and effort to send it in?  YES it is!  Gather them all up.  If you are purchasing that product, no matter the cost and it comes with a … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #17

Say No to the Drink and Yes to Water! It’s free and way better for you and will lighten you lunch or dinner ticket from $2-10.  I realize this is not a tip we will want to employ all the … Continue reading

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