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Kids Frugal Fun 8/2

by Laura August 2, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Momondealz brings you a kids craft that is fun, frugal, and educational. August 3rd is National Watermelon Day so this week’s craft is centered around this delicious snack. For the remainder of August, I will also be concentrating on kindergarten skills in the educational activities section at the bottom. Enjoy!

Watermelon Tambourine

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Tax Advice- Claiming Items Bought With Coupons

by Laura July 30, 2011 Simple Steps

Sharon at Mom on Dealz has a column every week called “Ask An Accountant.”  I usually don’t post them but this week’s was VERY relevant to my readers.  One question I get asked in coupon classes is open taking a tax write off for donations bought with coupons.  Sharon addresses this issue in [...]

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

by Laura July 29, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Charlotte at My Active Child puts together a list of the best weekend activities in Hampton Roads. 

Here are the highlights:


10:30am- Summer Friday Films for Children at Chrysler Museum of Art 245 West Olney Road Norfolk, Virginia 23510 (757) 333-6239

11am- Storytelling In the Park- Merrillee Pallansch- NEW LOCATION: West Hampton [...]

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Kids Frugal Fun- All About Me Book

by Laura July 26, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Momondealz brings you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. For the remainder of July and August, she will be concentrating on kindergarten skills.

2 sheets construction paper
5-10 sheets of white computer paper
Paper clips
Crayons, markers
Yarn, string, or ribbon
1 ruler or tape measure
Hole punch

1. Show [...]

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LIVE On-Line Coupon Class

by Laura July 23, 2011 Simple Steps

After a successful experiment last week I am excited to announce that A Frugal Chick is going to begin doing live coupon classes on-line! 

The first class will be August 3rd at 7 p.m. EST and should last about 1.5 hours.  Here are the topics we will cover:

Sources for Coupons
Coupon Organization
Shopping Preparation
Drug Store Deals

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USell: Cash for Electronics

by Laura July 23, 2011 Simple Steps

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of uSell for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

My cell phone is old- it doesn’t even have a camera.  I am pretty sure my Ipod is 2nd Generation.  So when it comes to having electronics laying around the house that are [...]

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Kids Frugal Fun- Rocket Ship

by Laura July 19, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Momondealz brings you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. For the remainder of July and August, I be concentrating on preschool and kindergarten skills. This week marks the anniversary of the day that man first walked on the moon (July 20th is Moon Day) so I thought making a [...]

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Week #5: CrossFit Chesapeake Challenge

by Laura July 15, 2011 Simple Steps

Today ends week #5 of the CrossFit Chesapeake Challenge.  I grabbed some pictures of CrossFit Chesapeake this morning so you can see what it looks like inside!

This week I pulled back on the carbs and added some more protein in my diet.

So when I weighed myself this morning I was surprised when I [...]

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Netflix Raised Rates- What Are You Going To Do?

by Laura July 14, 2011 Simple Steps

So have you heard the news?  Netflix is raising their rates- or changing them, depending on how you use your Netflix.

Gone are the days of $9.99 monthly unlimited DVD-rental and streaming combination plan.  We all knew it was too good to last. 

Now if you want to stream unlimited it will cost [...]

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A Unique Opportunity- Harris Teeter Coupon Class

by Laura July 12, 2011 Simple Steps

Who loves Harris Teeter? Who would like to learn more about coupons and how to save money while grocery shopping? Then we have the class for you! Momondealz, The Coupon Challenge, and A Frugal Chick have teamed up to bring you an exclusive coupon class inside a local Harris [...]

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