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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.

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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 Volunteer Litter Cleanup of Paradise Creek at Paradise [...]

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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 Festival at Various locations [...]

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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 Bluebird Country Hayrides- [...]

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Fun and Frugal Weekend Family Activities 1/5/12

by Laura January 4, 2013 Simple Steps
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Looking for something fun to do with your family this weekend? Check out these great Hampton Roads activities!

Saturday

9am-12pm Home Depot Kids Workshop (Diamond Birdhouse) at All Home Depot Locations

10am-12pm Fly Fishing at Northwest River Park 1733 Indian Creek Road Chesapeake, VA 23322

11-12:30pm Saturday Chess Play & Learn at Park Place Branch Library 620 West 29th Street Norfolk, [...]

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Stuck In The Mud Instead of Shopping Today

by Laura December 26, 2012 Simple Steps
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I have been trapped on the couch for the last few days with bad sinus headaches.  Today I was so excited to get out and do some shopping!

So after meeting friends for a play date (yes they have kids) I went out to run errands.

As I was driving down the interstate the rain started falling [...]

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It Is Time: A Frugal Chick Is Hiring

by Laura December 26, 2012 Simple Steps
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Hey guys!  I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season and have scored fantastic deals over the last year using A Frugal Chick.

When I began this site I just wanted to help people save money and my goal really hasn’t changed.  I love what I do for a living- I love my interactions [...]

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Mysterious Bags In My Flower Bed #condolife

by Laura December 18, 2012 Simple Steps
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I have been so nuts with all the deal finding this holiday season that I haven’t gotten to tell you all the crazy things that have been going on around me!

This BY FAR has been my favorite thing this year:

I live in a condo and 90% of condo living is great.  Its the perfect size, [...]

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Hampton Roads Frugal Family Weekend Activities

by Laura December 14, 2012 Simple Steps
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If you live in Hampton Roads there are TONS of free/frugal family events this weekend!

I spent the night at “Christmas in the Country” at Triple R Ranch tonight- so much fun (check out the picture of one of the horses above)!

Saturday

10am-4:30pm Winter Craft Make & Take at Oceanfront Area Library 700 Virginia Beach Boulevard Virginia Beach, [...]

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