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Answer:Halloween has not been big since the kids left, so the only thing I'll be doing is a little candy for the trick or treaters. There aren't very many...
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Answer:Wisebread and GRS are great sites, but there are many more that are good as well. I like The Simple Dollar, Five Cent Nickel, and Master Your Card in...
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Answer:Some of my family friends are really worried about Christmas. They fear they won't be able to live up to previous years and that their kids will be...
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Answer:Sometimes buying in bulk pays off if you have the storage space. Freezer wrap and freezer bags go a long way in helping you do this.
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Answer:Sometimes the local Salvation Army, but there are also a lot of stoop (yard) sales here in New York where you can find some good things.
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Answer:We are also eating in more, and I have gotten into clipping coupons. We are also putting non-necessities (like the new couch I desperately want) on...
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Answer:First off -- why not still ask? I agree your employer will not offer, but if you think a raise is due -- ask for just a little. Your boss may have...
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