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Week On The Web: Frugal Food Tips

20 Frugal Kitchen Tips – By Tipnut.com

With the constantly rising prices of food these days, keeping your kitchen from costing you an arm and a leg can be a challenging one.  The good news, however, is that along with all the countless amount of meal options there are just as many ways to save. From growing your own onions to making homemade vinegar, there are plenty of different techniques to help you save money on food. Check out these twenty frugal tips for helping you save money in the kitchen.

Secrets of superstar grocery shoppers – By Melinda Fulmer

Superstar grocery shoppers are people who can buy large amounts of groceries for nickels on the dollar.  An example of would be a lady named Stephanie Nelson who has successfully purchased $100 worth of groceries for only a $1.95. The biggest reason for her savings was coupon matching and successfully changing the way she bought the food she liked. Although coupon cutting can be a bit tedious at times, if you apply some of these superstar shoppers’ strategies the reward will easily outweigh the effort.

How to Grow a Vegetable Garden – By Greenfootsteps

Growing your own veggies can be a great way to save a good chunk of change.  With a little bit of time and care you could be reaping in harvests of easy to grow vegetables like onions, peppers, potatoes, carrots, peas and more!  Follow this guide to growing for both healthier and cheaper food from the comfort of your own back yard!

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This Week On The Web: Attending a Wedding on a Budget

How to Attend a Wedding on a Budget – Kira @ Tip Hero

As spring approaches, so does the wedding season and all the costs involved. Attending a wedding can quickly become an expensive ordeal if you are not careful.  This article offers some great ideas on ways to save money on transportation, attire, gifts and more.

10 Tips on Saving Money on Clothes – By 101waystosavemoney.com

There is more to saving money on clothes than simply avoiding the name brands. A frugal clothes shopper will constantly stay on top of the current deals and isn’t afraid to check out the thift/surplus stores or even the consignment shops. Another money saving tip is to find items that can serve a dual purpose and save you from having to buy two things.

Make Extra Money with Freelance Writing – By PT

In today’s day and age, content is key to staying relevant in the web world.  It is because of this reason that many people are earning extra money freelance writing for multiple sources from the comfort of their home. Check out this article for one person’s perspective on successful freelance writing.

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This Week On The Web: Getting Ready for 2011

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What to Buy In January – By TipHero.com

With all the major winter holidays over, January can be a great month to save on a wide arrange of items. A common shopping to-do this time of year amongst frugal shoppers is Christmas décor, which can be found just about anywhere with heavily slashed prices. Try to search for the stores that stocked up on things like toys, bedding and electronics over the holidays because you’ll find some spectacular deals as they need to clear shelf space for 2011’s new products!

7 Frugal Life Skills to “Do It Yourself” and Save Money – By Heather Levin

For those looking to learn new life skills in 2011, check out this article by Heather Levin.  The more you can learn to do yourself in life, the more financially empowered you’ll become.

50 Ways to Save $1,000 a Year – By Fox of Squakfox.com

This article provides 50 fairly simple solutions to helping you save over $1000 dollars a year.   Highlight 12/24 tips you can apply to your own life and organize them into a weekly/monthly task list and let the money saving begin!

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This Week On The Web: Easy Homemade Christmas Decorations

Easy Homemade Christmas Decorations – By allfreecrafts.com

Holiday cheer doesn’t need to come with a high price tag.  Grab your family and friends and have a decorating party or craft night and you’ll be totally set for the holidays with these neat ideas!

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What to Buy in December – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Take advantage of these colder months by purchasing items that are in their off-season. Things like tools, air conditioners, wedding dresses and more seem to be heavily discounted in the winter months.

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This Week On The Web: The Black Friday Myth

The Black Friday Myth – By Jeanine Skowronski

Thinking about splurging on some sweet deals this Black Friday? This article may leave you realizing there is more research to be done than just ad comparison.

8 Ways to Earn Extra Cash – Anthony Balderrama

The internet is full of new ways to earn some extra income. Just watch out for all those spam/pyramid schemes out there. Search within for your inner talent and get to work on one or more of these 8 profitable and honest online opportunities.

My list of 25 money saving tips – By Jacob Lund Fisker

Try not to become overwhelmed with the number of articles on the web that offer tips on saving money because most of them do actually contain at least one good nugget of information. Luckily for you, we filter through the junk and try to only post the best advice. So y’all come back now ya hear? 

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Black Friday: The Best Time to Christmas Shop – Myth or Truth?

Black Friday marks the official start of the Christmas shopping season. According to Wikipedia, the term dates back to 1966; however, has become common since 2000. Over the last decade many have become skeptical of Black Friday and the supposed deals that are offered by retailers, leading many to ask if Black Friday is truly the best time to shop for holiday gifts or merely an advertising campaign aimed at getting people through the doors.

“I love Black Friday shopping,” says Jennie Sanford of Bargain Blessings. “But it is important

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Savings.com: Do Good Men’s Shoes Equal Higher Social Status?

Purchasing a pair of shoes is a thought provoking endeavor that many men find a chore, not worthy of the energy expended. The wearer must choose which fashion compliments his personal style of dress and unsatisfactory shoes cannot be altered after a couple of wears. Furthermore, great shoes have long been synonymous with expensive and most men would rather spend their money on something else. However, a good pair of shoes can actually save you money over time. You will certainly have to replace the soles one day, but with the proper upkeep quality footwear can last years or even decades.

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