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The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift
So. You need to find Mom a Mother's Day gift. The perfect one would be nice, but every year this eludes you. I mean, what do you give this woman who bore you in the midst of great pain -- whether ...
5/8/13 at 2:09 PM Impulse Buying versus a Wise Investment 3/15/13 at 4:06 PM
Market Manipulation, Roast Chicken, and You 3/13/13 at 2:28 PM
Garage Sales (+kids) Survival Guide
It is well-known that one of my favorite warm-weather activities is hitting a few garage sales. I am choosier now than in the past when I had babies outgrowing clothes every few months, but it is stil...
5/1/13 at 10:55 AM Trying to avoid a clothing malfunction. 9/19/11 at 3:06 PM
Laughter- a new survival tactic. 3/23/11 at 6:20 PM
Day 2: Color splash
For day 2 of the Style Inspires Poetry Challenge, I wanted a bright, fun look. I started with these great red skinny jeans from Target and added a colorful butterfly print ruffle top. Since it's a bit...
4/3/13 at 4:27 PM Day 11: Is Black Friday out of control? 11/23/12 at 3:05 PM
Five pieces for $50 6/30/12 at 10:20 PM
Nationwide Thrift Store Directory
I discovered a Thrift Store Directory. You can enter either the zip code or name of the city and it will list charity driven thrift stores, ratings and reviews. Thrift stores are great places to fin...
2/17/13 at 3:40 PM Save Coin Black Friday Deals 11/21/12 at 7:59 AM
Black Friday Deals 11/12/12 at 9:39 PM
Simplify in 2013
New year new rules? Well, maybe not new but something to work towards. Yes, call it a new years resolution or call it a feeling that you want to take charge of parts of your life that have been a li...
1/8/13 at 11:09 AM Clothes Shopping with Teens: The Perfect Teachable Moment 9/17/12 at 8:04 AM
BACK TO SCHOOL MONEY LESSONS 8/13/12 at 7:52 AM
The possibilities are endless
It's that time of year. The garden catalogs started arriving a couple of weeks ago. It's such an exciting time--at this point, the possibilities are endless. Should we grow potatoes again? If so, ...
1/4/13 at 8:36 AM Christmas in March 3/9/12 at 8:53 AM
Shopping for veggies 2/15/12 at 8:46 AM
Craft Sale, Today, Wednesday, Thursday
There will be a mini craft sale a the Holiday Inn, Skywalk today from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Three crafters hope to raise some money for Circle of Hope. You will find homemade jewelry, fl...
11/28/12 at 6:48 AM Below Wholesale Clothing Sale 10/18/11 at 8:49 AM
The Holiday Tree Debate: Real or Artificial?
The weekend after Thanksgiving is known for two things: shopping and decorating for Christmas! And every holiday season a debate ensues: which is the greener choice a real or artificial Christmas tre...
11/21/12 at 9:49 AM How to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season 11/19/12 at 10:14 AM
Black Friday Shopping Hints
As I am bombarded by adds for Black Friday I was shocked to see something different this year.......3AM openings, midnight openings or worse yet, stores that don't even close for Thanksgiving Day! T...
11/15/12 at 9:09 AM Do You Hear What I Hear? 10/25/12 at 6:49 AM
Lesson In What Comes In Must Go Out 8/2/12 at 5:53 PM
Ask the Dietitian: Is corn gluten digestible while wheat gluten is not?
Q: Is corn gluten digestible while wheat gluten is not? A: This is a great question, especially with all the gluten intolerance discussion that has arisen. For a person who is avoiding gluten due to ...
5/18/12 at 7:28 AM
mama mondays: visual shopping tour of the cities
This weekend brought a whirlwind trip to the Twin Cities, where we met up with my sweet Aunt Betsy. One of the last times we were together, she introduced a friend and me to the Good Day Cafe (I have ...
4/23/12 at 12:00 AM
Living With Cloth Diapers
If you had asked me three years ago if I used cloth diapers for my son I would have looked at you like you had alien antennae growing out of your forehead. Honestly, my husband I did try cloth diape...
3/2/12 at 10:30 AM Greener Valentines 2/13/12 at 11:40 AM
Toilet Paper: Less Really Is More 2/11/12 at 10:00 AM
Extreme Coupons: Online Tools to Help You Save Money and Time
Several years ago, the only way to find great deals was to gather the weekend newspapers, clip coupons, go to the store and waste precious time standing in long checkout lines. Now, more and more web...
2/7/12 at 11:07 AM Save a ton with these grocery coupons! 10/3/11 at 5:29 AM
S.M.A.R.T. Back-to-School Shopping 8/18/11 at 12:59 PM
Black Friday: A Sign of Tradition, A Sign of the Times, or A Sign of Tyranny?
As I write this column entry, people in the USA as well as American expatriates residing in Europe, Australia, Asia and elsewhere are celebrating Thanksgiving. The holiday, which occurs every fourth...
11/26/11 at 1:54 AM Christmas Markets in Germany! The Holiday pics for 2010 12/7/10 at 10:50 AM
New Clothing Sale, Way, Way Below Wholesale
Some of us are raising money for Circle of Hope and you can help raise money for breast cancer treatment bills of clients in northern MN and northern Wisconsin. Remember these are clients who really n...
10/9/11 at 6:09 PM