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It Was The Biggest Bug Ever

by Laura July 8, 2012 Simple Steps
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In spite of being the tiredest human being on the planet this morning I was excited to get to WVEC and do “Weekends With Joe and Julie.”

I get to the studio, we finish up with SPCA Sunday and the staff begs me to sing a little bit for them.  After a rousing rendition of “Tomorrow” [...]

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1776: Happy Fourth of July

by Laura July 4, 2012 Simple Steps
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My sister gave me permission to introduce you to my beautiful new niece Caroline.  She was dressed in her best for fireworks last night!

Happy Independence Day!

This year the Fourth of July means much more to me than it ever has.  I have spent the last 8 weeks deeply involved in the lives of [...]

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Frugal Readers- I Want Your Story

by Laura July 3, 2012 Simple Steps
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Did you see my interview with Amy and Jason about their first month without cable?

In the 2.5 years I have been “A Frugal Chick” my whole life has been changed.  Besides my new knowledge of coupon policies, how to read bar codes and making you tube videos YOU, my [...]

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Kids Frugal Fun: Summer Bucket List

by Laura July 3, 2012 Simple Steps
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Sharon at Mom on Dealz creates fun kid’s crafts that you can do at home on the cheap!

This craft involves making your bucket list for the summer!

Summer Bucket List

Materials:
Construction Paper
String
Markers
Scissors
Clothespins
Tape

Directions:
1. Create a list with your child of activities they would like to do during their summer vacation.
2. [...]

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A Frugal Reader: Our First Month Without Cable

by Laura July 1, 2012 Simple Steps
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Amy and Jason live in Macon, GA with their two sons Josiah and John David.  Amy runs her own spray tan business.  I went to college with both of them.  Amy and I both studied in the music department and lived in the same hall in the dorm.  So if you [...]

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Did You Lose Me On Facebook?

by Laura June 27, 2012 Simple Steps
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I try not to complain about facebook too often because they are offering their services for free and they are my number one referral source for my website. But I will tell you- timeline has taken some real getting used to.

One of the side effects of timeline is that I have had many readers e-mail [...]

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Good Housekeeping Research Institute Visit #EEinNYC

by Laura June 13, 2012 Simple Steps
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Yesterday we had the chance to head to the beautiful Hearst building in New York City and check out the Good Housekeeping Reseach Institute.

You know those jobs that you always wonder if they really exist? Like the guy who can tell you which paper towel really soaks up the most water or [...]

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Welcome 92.9 The Wave Listeners

by Laura June 13, 2012 Simple Steps
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If you are stopping by because you heard me with the great people on 92.9 The Wave thank you!

Please come in a take a look around.

If you like what you see consider following me on facebook, twitter or signing up to receive my daily e-mail.

Here are the deals we [...]

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It’s A Bird… On A Plane… It’s a Chick!

by Laura June 12, 2012 Simple Steps
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God willing and the creek don’t rise as you read this I am on my way to the airport to head to New York City. For a whole day.

I am so fortunate to have been chosen by Super Valu for a trip to the Big Apple to do some pretty amazing things [...]

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June and July Coupon Class Availability

by Laura June 2, 2012 Simple Steps
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If you have been interesting in hosting a coupon class I finally have all my dates available for June and July.

I am looking for people to HOST classes- as of right now I don’t have any open to the public. Once I am finished with 1776 I will be looking into scheduling [...]

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