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I Saw Harry Potter For Real In New York

by Laura October 17, 2011 Simple Steps

In case you missed my post last week I got to spend a fantastic 4 days in New York City at a blogging conference.  It was an amazing opportunity to learn alot more about blogging and see some of my incredible blogging friends that I love so much!

Another local blogger and I got [...]

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

by Laura October 14, 2011 Simple Steps
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Are you looking for something fun and frugal to do with your family in Hampton Roads this weekend?  Charlotte from My Active Child puts together a great list every week! 
 
Friday

4pm- Mariachi with Robin Domingo y Amigo at Horace C. Downing Branch Library 555 E. Liberty Street Norfolk, VA 23523 (757) 441-1968  

6-8pm- 

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How I Saved My Financial Situation From Savings.com

by Laura October 13, 2011 Simple Steps

So did I mention I am in New York City?  Hopefully I haven’t gotten lost, misplaced my wallet or injured myself  (I am writing this on Tuesday evening). 

I am attending the Save Up 2011 Conference with a bunch of bloggers- half of which I still get giddy around because I am [...]

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Kids Frugal Fun- Egg Carton Pumpkins

by Laura October 13, 2011 Simple Steps
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Each week Mom on Dealz brings you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. This Friday is World Egg Day and since I love using recycled materials in crafts, I thought “Why not do some crafts with egg cartons?”  Be sure to read to the bottom where there are egg related educational activities you [...]

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FREE Mini- Coupon Class

by Laura October 12, 2011 Simple Steps
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A Frugal Chick, Momondealz, and The Coupon Challenge are offering another coupon class at Harris Teeter! This class will be a bit different since we are nearing the holiday season. Here are just a few of the exciting and money saving topics we will cover:

Sources of coupons
Harris Teeter coupon [...]

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Start Spreading The News, I’m Leaving Today

by Laura October 12, 2011 Simple Steps
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As you read this post (if everything goes according to schedule) I am in New York City riding a shuttle bus to my hotel. 

I am in town for Save Up 2011 with Savings.com to learn how to be a better blogger, deal finder and business woman.  There are some incredible bloggers here that [...]

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 9/7 -9/9

by Laura October 7, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Charlotte at My Active Child provides us with a list of the best fun and frugal activities in Hampton Roads. 

All Weekend

North American Sandsculpting Championship- 4th-10th Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, $3 fee is donated to charity with kids 12 and younger admitted free  

Suffolk Peanut Festival – (Friday & [...]

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Locals: Anna Cruz Consignment Children’s Winter Consignment Sale

by Laura October 7, 2011 Simple Steps

We are so lucky in Hampton Roads to have large consignment sales to both sell and purchase gently used children’s items.

Anna Cruz Consignment is having their Children’s Winter Consignment Sale and Craft Show October 14th and 15th!  

The sale is on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to [...]

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Coupon Class Open To The Public: Newport News, VA

by Laura October 6, 2011 Simple Steps

If you live within driving distance of Newport News, VA I would love for you to come and check out one of my coupon classes!

On October 24th at 7 p.m. The Colony Friends Church will be hosting a coupon class open to the public.  Their address is 284 Colony Road Newport News, VA 23606. 

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Kids Frugal Fun: Columbus Day Ship

by Laura October 6, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal.

Next week is Columbus Day so Will and I decided to make a ship with things we found around the house. For past crafts, visit here.

Columbus Day Ship

Materials:

1 Sponge
1 Straw
Construction Paper
Marker/Scissors

Directions:

1. Cut the sponge into the shape your [...]

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