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Diapers.com: Talk about Speedy Delivery!

2010 March 045 (1)

See this box? I ordered two cases of diapers on Saturday night, late. (Yes, I’m slow to move on some deals.) Today is Monday. Diapers.com delivered in less than 48 hours, and shipping was free! Unbelievable! In case you missed it: Sign up for a new account at Diapers.com. Spend $49 on diapers, wipes, or other […]

Mom Deal: Free Samples from Vista Print

Vista Print

A few weeks ago I mentioned how convenient it is to have mommy cards to share with teachers, coaches, and the other parents you may meet in your weekly travels. That deal is still good. But, here’s another from Vista Print: I’ve ordered from Vista on a number of occasions and have always been pleased […]

Grocery Geek Presents: How to Save Money on Groceries

2010 February 397

It’s a wild thing to think back to paying full price for groceries. Several years ago, I would make my list of what I wanted to cook and head to the store. I’d buy something on sale if it was there, but for the most part, I let our wants dictate what went in the […]

Public Transportation & Another Frugal Friday

When I lived in France during college, I did not own a car. I either walked or took the bus, metro, or train wherever I went. It was a fun lifestyle and one that was unencumbered by gas prices, car repair, or foreign traffic. But, life is different in much of the United States and […]

Build a Frugal Pantry

Build a Frugal Pantry

In case you didn’t know, I’ve also got a recipe site. Last year I realized that if I wrote about all the things that I wanted to write about, a large majority of it would be about food. And that’s not what this blog is about. So, Good — and Cheap — Eats was born. […]

Grocery Geek Presents: FREE Product Coupons Rock!

2010 February 089

  Thanks to the sponsors of Savvy Blogging and Blissdom, I had a huge stack of free product coupons in my coupon bag. You don’t have to go to a blogging conference to get these coupons. Manufacturers are increasingly offering these as free samples and giveaways or as incentives for consumers to follow them on facebook. […]

Getting Started with Coupons

Coupons

Last week in Walmart I caused some fellow shoppers a small degree of frustration. I was using coupons at the checkout. Despite the fact that the front checkstands were deserted when I got in line, a small queue formed behind me as it took a few minutes for the checker to scan my coupons. But, I […]

Frugal Friday: Couch Repair Q and A

Since I’m a know-it-all big sister, humility has come hard over the years. But, I well remember a graduate school class on Socrates and how true knowledge is knowing what you don’t know — and then finding out the answers. I’ve tried to remember that over the years. It’s okay not to have all the […]