Shopping

We’ve been empty nesters for about three months now. There are lots of little differences, mostly positive however one of the biggest adjustments has to do with our evening meal. I know how to cook for a family; in fact I never did really cook until I had one. So, after 30 years it’s back […]

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My sister and I went shopping this past weekend.  I enjoy shopping with others so we can compare bargains and get feedback on potential purchases. We both picked up several items and still our total was only $61 with a savings of $145 over the original retail price!  There are three parts to our strategy […]

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Longtime readers know I’m a fan of daily deal websites.  It is how we stretch our budget dining out, on entertainment and more.  It’s also a good source of gifts for friends and family in other parts of the country. One of the sites I used earlier this year, Adility, has gone out of business! […]

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It’s only three weeks until the shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday. Last year I shared tips on successful Black Friday shopping which we’ve used to find many bargains over the years. Now it’s time to figure if I want to participate in 2010.  Mr. Boomer and I started talking about what we want to […]

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My husband hates to use my key ring because it’s loaded with cards for the various stores we patronize.  If I didn’t keep my Ace Hardware card on my keyring how would I get points on the rare occasion we shop there? This family dilemma is solved thanks to Cardmobili.  It’s a free mobile app […]

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