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Want to Live Better? Try the Best Buy Jawbone Up

by Christine Platz September 5, 2013 Simple Steps
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We all look for ways to eat better, get more exercise and try to go to bed at a decent time. I’ll admit, it’s not always easy. Simply balancing work and home can be a challenge, even for all the Type A personalities out there (including me).

I found a fun new way to track your [...]

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An Egg Lost It’s Life Last Night

by Laura March 28, 2013 Simple Steps
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I consider myself a pretty aware cat owner.

Bella and I have lived together for over 10 years and I have learned all of her little quirks.  I realize that under my couch and washing machine there are probably two dozen ink pens.  She will chase the red dot from a laser pointer around my living [...]

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How To Negotiate Newspaper Home Delivery Prices

by Laura February 23, 2013 Simple Steps
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As a couponer the newspaper is a pivotal tool in my arsenal of savings.  And since (atleast in my town) you receive better coupons when you get a subscription to the paper than you do when you buy it a drug store or gas station getting the paper delivered is necessary.

While in some large cities [...]

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Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 2/22 – 2/24

by Laura February 22, 2013 Simple Steps
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Looking for something fun to do in Hampton Roads this weekend?

Look no further:

Saturday

9am-12pm Parents In Need (PIN) Special Event Great Bridge Presbyterian Church 333 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake VA

10am Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshops (Monster Jam) at all Lowe’s locations

10:30am Stories and Breakfast with [...]

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Let’s Talk About Coupon Stacking

by Laura February 14, 2013 Simple Steps
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So I received an e-mail this week from a reader titled “Pain In The Neck Couponer.”  I was intrigued because most people who read my blog ARE couponers, so to be frustrated with one of our own in the store is fairly unusual.  Due to my own coupon usage, I am usually okay being behind someone [...]

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Happy Singles Awareness Day

by Laura February 14, 2013 Simple Steps
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Happy Singles Awareness Day!

I hope that your day today is full of people you love and who love you!

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Mountain Dew Presents a Breakfast Drink?

by Laura February 12, 2013 Simple Steps
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Mountain Dew has announced they are releasing a new breakfast drink.

It has 5% juice, Vitamins B and C and a “extra” jolt of caffeine.

The drink is called “Kickstart” and Pepsi is quick to point out it is not an energy drink- it has much less caffeine than Red Bull or any other popular energy drink.

Although [...]

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Hampton Roads Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 2/2 – 2/3

by Laura February 1, 2013 Simple Steps
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Looking for something to do in Hampton Roads this weekend with your kids?

We can help:

Saturday

All Day- Museums on Us® from Bank of America (free admission for cardholder) museums in Portsmouth, Richmond, Williamsburg, VA

9am Winter Waterfowl Walks at Back Bay NWR Visitor Contact Station 4005 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

9am-11am 

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Hampton Roads Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

by Laura January 25, 2013 Simple Steps
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If you are looking for something fun and frugal to do in Hampton Roads this weekend there is a short list of things available.  PLEASE be sure to CALL because we have no clue what is going to happen with the weather this weekend.  Things may be cancelled or moved.

Saturday

8am-7:30pm Winter Wildlife [...]

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Fun and Frugal Weekend Family Activities In Hampton Roads

by Laura January 11, 2013 Simple Steps
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Looking for some great, frugal activities to do with your kids this weekend?  Check out these events in Hampton Roads!

Saturday

10am Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshop at All Lowe’s Locations

11am-12:30pm Saturday Chess Play & Learn at Park Place Branch Library 620 West 29th Street Norfolk, VA 23508

12-2pm

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