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Our Domino pizza shop has an early week special: One large 3 topping pizza for 7.99
( I think it is from Monday thru Wed...) Take out, not delivery for this deal.

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1/22/13 7:40 A

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Tuesday morning at 7:30 AM....I saved calories and my heart by having peanut butter toast and a clementine for breakfast.


But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
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"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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1/20/13 11:05 A

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Don't forget the coupons in the Sunday papers...
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Went to Winn Dixie and used cat food coupons with a BOGO deal. So the deal was two bags for 4.99 and I had two $1 off coupons, making it only $2.99! Really great savings, since even the cheap food still cost 1.88 a bag.

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Thanks for the great recipe for softener. Sure does sound like a money-saver indeed!

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Homemade Fabric Softener Update!:

I just finished pulling the clothes out of the dryer. They came out super soft with just a light hint of scent. I'm sold! I'll be using the homemade recipe I posted earlier from now on. Super cheap and super effective. :)

Never be afraid to do something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the titanic. ~Anonymous



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1/16/13 3:00 P

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@Bamajam--thanks for the reminder! I saw Valentines for my grandson's class that I know he'd love. I need to stop by today and pick them up before they are all gone!

Never be afraid to do something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the titanic. ~Anonymous



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1/16/13 2:56 P

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I made homemade fabric softener this morning. Trying it out right now on a load of laundry.

Here's the recipe** that I found online...I'll report back later on how well it softened the clothes!

3 cups HOT water
1 cup Suave Refreshing Waterfall Conditioner* (a bottle of this cost me $1.00 at Walgreens)
1 1/2 cups white vinegar

Mix conditioner with hot water until completely dissolved; add vinegar. Pour into existing fabric softener bottle or empty gallon milk container and shake until fully mixed. Put 2 tablespoons in a Downy laundry ball or just add during rinse cycle.

*doesn't have to be this particular scent but it does have a nice soft blue tint that looks most like Downy. :)

**Recipe can be doubled

Cost: minimal...most expensive item will be the conditioner and even with that slight cost, this is a huge savings over buying the name brand softener.

If you are a purist, you can save even more by just using 1/2 cup vinegar in your rinse cycle. I just happen to like a soft scent to remain on my clothes.

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1/16/13 10:57 A

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Coupons really do make a difference, Sandy!

(BTW, I see you are from Webster Groves--- My hometown is Shrewsbury, right next to your neighborhood!)

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1/15/13 10:22 P

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Needed to pick up cat food & used $1.50 in coupons.

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1/15/13 11:31 A

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Entertaining my kids with story time at the library

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using my gym membership and not letting it go to waste ( I get a really cheap membership on my husband's corporate account)

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1/13/13 6:44 A

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I saved pounds by eating a low calorie, high protein breakfast, consisting of peanutbutter toast, a half of a banana and coffee.


But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31 KJV


"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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1/12/13 1:01 A

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Saved money today, bought nothing

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1/8/13 3:36 P

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Buying greeting cards at Dollar Tree--- Great selection for one dollar and 2/ /$1.00
(Valentines are in now)

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1/8/13 3:34 P

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$1 off coupon for something already on my list

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1/8/13 8:54 A

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Chicken 88 cents a pound..
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1/3/13 5:16 P

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Life cereal --BOGO---at Publix (my favorite cereal too)

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Staying within my grocery budget at Walmart.

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1/2/13 11:09 A

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a front door rug for 3.99 at Ross


But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
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"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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Staying home, not spending any money at all!

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Lots of saving stratgies today, used my homemade granola for breakfast,went ot the store and bought cookie mix for 95 cents,came home and put too ripe alvacodos aside for deep conditioning for my hair, made homemade laundry soap for the first time, saves me three dollars over my regular soap and if my daughter is able to use it even more savings since she needs the fragance free stuff.

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1/1/13 10:32 A

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12/28/12 12:57 P

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Enjoyed a restaurant meal last night that was delicious. Used a BOGO coupon for a free dinner. Had a leftover box to take home also. Coupons are great!

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Christmas decorations for next year!


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"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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12/27/12 1:38 P

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Stocked up at the after Christmas sales for next Christmas

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12/23/12 5:53 A

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Went to the mall and spent 0!


But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
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"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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12/21/12 10:58 A

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Bananas....... 29 cents a pound..
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Made a lot of my own coffee mixes in different favors to give as gifts. They can also be made with Splenda or stevia I am sure but you will have to experiment for taste. Great savings and everybody is loving them!



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Free massage at Massage Envy from a friend and Betty Crocker peanut butter cookie mixes for $1 each. Using chocolate kisses that I bought at last Easter sale for .75 a bag to make peanut butter blossom cookies for the kids and grand kids. Yes...I will be trying one myself!



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Betty Crocker brownies for Christmas baking....Bogo...totals $2.79 for two boxes


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"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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I went to a local "mom and pop" grocery store that sells items that are slightly out ot date and sometimes not, and got some energy bars for 25 cents each. They are so yummy and a great price.

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I wish that grocery stores near me had "ding and dent" shelves!
As a kid, I remember my dad taking me to the "railroad salvage" store where groceries were all dinged and dented. haha --- And then we went to a cookie factory where dad bought the "broken cookies" for a bargain deal! This was a treat . . .

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The commissary "ding and dent" shelf, I got juice and corn for nearly half price

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$.10 off gas at walmart/sam's club with walmart gift card

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12/16/12 4:32 P

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$50 BP gas card for $40.00


But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
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"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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12/16/12 2:42 A

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using my free gift cards for grocery shopping. bought some items i was looking forward to having.

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12/15/12 9:01 A

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stopped having cappachinoes every time I go out. ot fun but ab

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Stouffer frozen family dinner, $3.99 at Publix-- (Enough for four servings)
(Grandma's chicken casserole is delicious)

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I trash picked a pair of dumbbells; they were in perfect condition!!

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Went to lunch with some old friends and had the lunch special....$5.95


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Isaiah 40:31 KJV


"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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Bought a spiral sliced ham for 1.79 lb---- delicious!

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Brought my lunch to work all week so far.

Focus on moving forward.


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Frozen turkey breast roast almost out of date but below half price. I'll cook it tonight

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It's going to be.....Grocery store coupon for $5 off of 2.5 pounds of boneless chicken breasts, and $5 off the entire purchase of $30 or more.


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Isaiah 40:31 KJV


"Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go." Is 48:17





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annual holiday spa open house - Free event and they give coupons so you can call back later for other services. also a package deal that is a 50% savings from normal prices.

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Dinner last night at a restaurant (rare occasion) because I had a "buy one dinner, get one free" coupon. Husband and I both had a great meal!

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Home made Christmas decorations using bits and pieces I had left over from other projects

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Thank you! I do have their reward card---- Happy day to you!

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