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Where I Keep My Potato Chips

by Laura December 27, 2011 Simple Steps
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Have I ever shown you where I keep my potato chips?  They stay in the freezer.

Why?  Because they don’t go stale.

I also have tortilla strips and crackers in my freezer too for the same reason.

If you have problems with these items going stale use your freezer!

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Why It’s Good To Read The Price Board

by Laura December 23, 2011 Simple Steps
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This morning after my workout I decided I would splurge and go to Subway to grab some breakfast.  When I went in to grab my flatbread bacon, egg white and cheese sandwich I looked at the price on the board- $3.50.

Underneath was a big sign that talked about a breakfast combo- you can get a flatbread [...]

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I Love My Striiv!

by Laura December 15, 2011 Simple Steps
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Every once in a while I receive products from companies to try out and let you know what I think.  I have to be honest most of the time they are things I don’t really care about.

However when I was contacted about getting to test out the new Striiv pedometer I waited by the [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Laura November 24, 2011 Simple Steps
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I hope that you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! 

I have had such a blessed year surrounded by family and friends.

I pray that you all stay safe and happy today!

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Black Friday Twitter Party With Savings.com

by Laura November 20, 2011 Simple Steps
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Have you ever been to a Twitter party?  It is quite an experience, especially for a Twitter rookie like myself.

Monday night I am co-hosting a Twitter party with Savings.com and fifteen other Deal Pro bloggers!

We’ll all hop on Twitter at 6PM PT/9PM ET on Monday, November 21st for one hour to talk about all things Black [...]

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Do You “Like” Me?

by Laura November 16, 2011 Simple Steps
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I don’t want to toot my own horn here but I think A Frugal Chick has a really great facebook page.

Some great things happen there-

My readers are the best and often have great advice and ask questions that you might want to know the answer to!

Not to mention there are some deals that [...]

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Locals: Donate To Help Hampton Roads Families

by Laura November 7, 2011 Simple Steps
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A few months ago I was contacted by Trish, the Executive Director of CHIP (Chesapeake Health Investment Program) who asked if I thought the couponers in Hampton Roads would want to help a great organization.  They operate in a larger area but their offices are located in Chesapeake. 

The mission of CHIP [...]

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Fun & Frugal Hampton Roads Weekend Activities 10/28

by Laura October 28, 2011 Simple Steps
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If you live in the Hampton Roads area you know that we have so many great activities in our area.  And with Halloween around the corner, many more are popping up!

Here are the highlights from this weekend from My Active Child:

All Weekend: 

9am-5pm (Saturday & Sunday) Fall Festival – FREE Hayrides [...]

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How To Freeze Green Peppers

by Laura October 20, 2011 Simple Steps

One of the easiest ways to save money on your groceries is to buy vegetables and fruit when they are in season and freeze them for later use.

This week at my local grocery store green peppers are on sale for $.50.  When I went the selection was good and they were crisp, green and bright.  [...]

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Coupon Class Hampton, VA 10/22

by Laura October 19, 2011 Simple Steps
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I am sorry for the short notice on this one but chances to take my class for $5 don’t pop up too often!

The Hampton Family YMCA is opening their doors to the public for people to come and learn about coupons this coming Saturday, 10/22.

Class begins at 9:30 and should be out right [...]

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