Gift cards are a great way to treat others during the holiday season. This time of year many businesses offer additional perks when you purchase gift cards. We have put together a list of Canadian (and some Local Moncton) companies offering bonuses with gift card purchases.
The back to school madness is underway and we are all looking for ways to cut costs this time of year. Expectations run high, there are new book bags, sneakers, clothing, school supplies, and lunch supplies. The list can be long and expensive. BUT, let’s not worry about what others are doing or what the kids expect. In my books, it is better to teach frugality and a reduced waste approach through re-using and recycling. Let’s teach our children that they do not need NEW everything, there are so many items that can be re-used and recycled from previous years.
Unplug Everything! Well, within reason. I know in my home there are many items that could be unplugged, especially at night. The energy used by appliances and devices being left plugged in, while not in use, is referred to as Phantom Loads.
5 Reasons To Keep Your Receipts
Yes, I am telling you to hang onto those little crumpled up pieces of paper in your coat pocket, car cup holder or bottom of your purse!
It may seem annoying to keep track of all your receipts, but read on to understand why it may be a good idea.
Here are 5 reasons to keep your receipts for all purchases:
Trying To Save More in 2017 The passing of December 31st each year means many, many coupons have expired. Now with a new year comes new deals, new coupons and new saving strategies. Here are a few reminders to help you save more this year! Set a goal for your savings: This may be as simple as … Read more
Frugal Living: 8 Ways To Save Money On Books Buying books is something I am a little addicted to. I love to crack open a new book, love the look of a full bookshelf, and just like the paper. In the past few years, I have been trying to read more on my kobo and … Read more
Organizing your coupons is one of the most important and most time consuming parts of couponing. To effectively and efficiently coupon, you must find an organizing system that works for YOU! Everyone has their own system that works well for them. Here are a few suggestions for places to start. It’s a very personalized … Read more
As a person always on the hunt for a deal, I am constantly looking for ways to save even MORE money on the products I buy everyday. Well, here is a fabulous way to do just that! Checkout 51 is a mobile app that helps you save money on the brands you love. Simply check each … Read more
Fake or Photocopied? Scammers, or just not aware? How do we know what is legit and what is not? Who are the thieves and who are the uneducated newbies? With the popularity of couponing, we are encountering more problems using coupons at our stores. The reason for this is some couponers are not aware of the proper way … Read more
Do You Shop the Clearance Bins and Racks? Do you check the clearance bins when you shop? If you don’t, why not? Some people have the misconception that clearance bins are full of junk. They are the people who never look in them! Can I just tell you one thing? If this is you, you are … Read more