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Extreme Couponer Banned For Life From All Walmarts
Being banned for life from discount giant Walmart is a pretty harsh punishment for someone who embraces the growing trend of “extreme couponing.”
But that’s what allegedly happened to self-described extreme couponer April Cuavas, who claims she was banned from every Walmart in the nation after a conf…
Shopping Really Does Make You Happy
I remember as a kid, having something bad happen, and my Mom would take me shopping.  Retail therapy we called it.  I still do it.  If I have a bad day, a "prize" makes me feel better.  It doesn't have to be something expensive, but it makes me feel happ…
Swimsuit Shopping Stress
I don't try on swimsuits.  By now, I know which ones look acceptable, and just buy them.  There are few things worse than going into a store and trying on a swimsuit.  First of all, don't stores know they would sell a lot more if they had good lighting and a 'good'…
Scrapbook Scribbles 18 – Check Your Sewing Basket
I inherited my grandma's sewing “basket”.  It’s really an oval quilted covered box with two corded handles and a removable top tray and a bunch of tiny compartments.  My mom has one just like it, only in a different color.  When I was y…
Extreme Couponing
Have you seen the new TV show all about “extreme couponing” ?  Lots of people are going to more extreme lengths to save money in these tough economic times.  Do you collect coupons?
Scrapbook Scribbles 15 – Cards
Do you love sending and receiving cards?  Do you enjoy them even more if they are handmade and have cute little do-dads on them?? Do you get turned off by the high cost of store bought cards?  You can make adorable free cards just by using your scrapbooking scraps and supplies...
Low, Low Prices: Target Beats Wal-Mart
Where do you shop MOST often?  Wal-mart may be the world leader in locations and number of stores, but look what I found out according to Yahoo Shopping!  I personally would not have guessed this to be...however....
Scrapbook Scribbles 12 – Texture
We all love the sense of touch.  When we see something, we want to touch it.  We want to feel if it is hard or soft, rough or smooth.
By adding texture to our layouts, it makes people connect with it.  They will want to feel the textured items you’ve attached to your la…
How Much Will You Spend On Your Honey
Valentine Day is a day for American business to make bank.  Americans will dish out a staggering $13.7 billion on Valentine's Day, according to the National Retail Federation. That's a lot of red roses and chocolate hearts. What are some things you should never buy your sweetie on thi…
That Rose Means What?
Took me quite a while to figure this out.  I'm flower color dumb.  I just figured colors are colors, right? Wrong!
Scrapbook Scribbles 10: Layout Subjects
When we look through scrapbooking magazines, we see tons of layouts of children, however; there are MANY other subjects for our pages.  Pages can be about anything, even an object, like your car or your camera.
Here is just a quick list of some ideas:
*  Pets
*  Vacations
*  Hobbies
*  Homes
*  Family rel…
An Appliance For Valentine’s Day
So what's really wrong with getting your wife an appliance for Valentine Day?  If it's something she has been asking for, is there a problem?  Candy gets old after a few years of giving it, right?  I'm stumped.  What to get...

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