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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Laura November 24, 2011 Simple Steps
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I hope that you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! 

I have had such a blessed year surrounded by family and friends.

I pray that you all stay safe and happy today!

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Black Friday Twitter Party With Savings.com

by Laura November 20, 2011 Simple Steps
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Have you ever been to a Twitter party?  It is quite an experience, especially for a Twitter rookie like myself.

Monday night I am co-hosting a Twitter party with Savings.com and fifteen other Deal Pro bloggers!

We’ll all hop on Twitter at 6PM PT/9PM ET on Monday, November 21st for one hour to talk about all things Black [...]

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Do You “Like” Me?

by Laura November 16, 2011 Simple Steps
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I don’t want to toot my own horn here but I think A Frugal Chick has a really great facebook page.

Some great things happen there-

My readers are the best and often have great advice and ask questions that you might want to know the answer to!

Not to mention there are some deals that [...]

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Locals: Donate To Help Hampton Roads Families

by Laura November 7, 2011 Simple Steps
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A few months ago I was contacted by Trish, the Executive Director of CHIP (Chesapeake Health Investment Program) who asked if I thought the couponers in Hampton Roads would want to help a great organization.  They operate in a larger area but their offices are located in Chesapeake. 

The mission of CHIP [...]

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Fun & Frugal Hampton Roads Weekend Activities 10/28

by Laura October 28, 2011 Simple Steps
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If you live in the Hampton Roads area you know that we have so many great activities in our area.  And with Halloween around the corner, many more are popping up!

Here are the highlights from this weekend from My Active Child:

All Weekend: 

9am-5pm (Saturday & Sunday) Fall Festival – FREE Hayrides [...]

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How To Freeze Green Peppers

by Laura October 20, 2011 Simple Steps

One of the easiest ways to save money on your groceries is to buy vegetables and fruit when they are in season and freeze them for later use.

This week at my local grocery store green peppers are on sale for $.50.  When I went the selection was good and they were crisp, green and bright.  [...]

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Coupon Class Hampton, VA 10/22

by Laura October 19, 2011 Simple Steps
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I am sorry for the short notice on this one but chances to take my class for $5 don’t pop up too often!

The Hampton Family YMCA is opening their doors to the public for people to come and learn about coupons this coming Saturday, 10/22.

Class begins at 9:30 and should be out right [...]

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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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