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Harris Teeter Recipes of the Week

by Laura January 27, 2011 Simple Steps

Looking to cook with what’s on sale?  Click here to see the two recipes for the Harris Teeter deals this week!  (The picture is the other recipe- not the Mexican Crock Pot Recipe.)

I posted the crock pot recipe below because crock pots are amazing!

Mexican Crockpot
*1 lb Boneless Chicken Breast (on sale 2lb/$4.99)

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Kroger Meal of the Week

by Laura January 27, 2011 Simple Steps

I am trying a new series of articles with recipes based on sale items at your favorite grocery stores.  Today is a recipe for Kroger.  Thanks Madame Deals

Chicken Parmesan Subs

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
½ t. grill seasoning, divided
½ t. Italian seasoning, divided
12” loaf Italian bread, sliced lengthwise
1 c. [...]

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Give Freely 1/19

by Laura January 19, 2011 Simple Steps

Welcome to Give Freely!

One in five Americans deals daily with the issue of not having enough to eat. Many of those are children. As couponers, we have the unique opportunity to buy items at extremely reduced prices (or even free) to feed our families.

The goal is Give Freely is to present you each week with [...]

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My Couponing Journey

by Laura January 19, 2011 Simple Steps

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – Lao-tzu

How did I start couponing?

People often ask me how and why I started couponing.  The why is for another much longer post but the how I think could be helpful to some of you!

Beginning to coupon is a step by step [...]

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Budget 2011: Organizing Your Stockpile

by Laura January 15, 2011 Simple Steps

This is a Guest Post by Van of Thrift Core. Thrift Core is a blog about thrifting, creating, and saving money.

Stockpiling is one of the best ways to save money on your regular grocery and drugstore purchases. Now is the perfect time to look at your stockpile and streamline it for maximum efficiency.

Only [...]

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Budget 2011: What Is A Stockpile?

by Laura January 13, 2011 Simple Steps

It occurred to me today that although I talk about having a stockpile on both this blog and in my coupon classes, I haven’t ever actually talked about what one is or how to build it.  So let’s take a second and have a chat.

What is a stockpile?  It’s the “pile” or location where you [...]

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Donate Boost Coupons to Help Cancer Patients

by Laura January 11, 2011 Simple Steps

This is an unbelievably cool chance to use coupons to help some cancer patients! 

I just went online and did some research and there are several posting boards talking about the benefits of drinking Boost while going through chemotherapy.  Because of the extreme weight loss often experienced, doctors recommend drinking Boost to help combat the sides effects.

If [...]

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Budget 2011: Easy Ways To Reduce Your Spending

by Laura January 9, 2011 Simple Steps

Sometimes making small changes in your life can make big changes in your budget.  Here are a few simple steps to check out:

1.  Start Eating In- Limit how often you eat out.  When you choose to eat out, use places with coupons and eat dessert at home!

2.  Check Recurring Payments- Review your club memberships and [...]

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Budget 2011 Websites: Shop At Home

by Laura January 9, 2011 Simple Steps

If you have spent any time on AFrugalChick.com you know I have a slight obsession with ebates. 

But there is a very similiar site called Shop At Home that many people recommend.

Stop at Home, like ebates, gives you a percentage cash back for on-line purchases you make.  Once your rebate gets up [...]

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I Finally Did It- I Bought My Television

by Laura January 7, 2011 Simple Steps

If you have been following A Frugal Chick for a while you know that periodically in a post I mention that I have been saving for a new television.  I take FOREVER to make big decisions like this and research it until I know more than I need to.

Oh and my goal was to get [...]

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