Week in Review: Yogurt, E-Book and More

by Kay Lynn

A couple of weeks ago I received an email inviting me to attend a Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt tasting at the Westfield North County Mall in Escondido.  Well since this is brand I normally buy, the $25 gift certificate offered was a bonus.

I attended yesterday but you can still go today for your free sample, coupons and a fun game with prizes.  There’s a booth that blows up paper yogurts and other pictures.  If you can grab 5 of the yogurt pictures before the time is up you get a free reusable bag with 4-packs of yogurt.  There are prizes even if you don’t get that magic number.

E-Book and Yakezie News

My friend, Craig Ford, from Money Help for Christians, released his budgeting e-book this week to great acclaim. Through tomorrow, you can buy The Secret to a Successful Budget for 30% off. I am not an affiliate but know it’s a good source if you need help in this area.

This week at Yakezie.com the first five member profiles were published. Check it out to learn more about this week’s featured bloggers.

Editor Picks

Almost Frugal shares 17 ways to save money in the shower. That’s definitely not one place I focused on.

Do you know how to replace vital documents? Get Rich Slowly tells us how to replace six of them.

My Journey to Millions
asks if Generation Yers are different? I would say yes, but that’s not a bad thing.

It may seem obvious, but Bargaineering reminds us to treat everyone at work with respect.

No Credit Needed shares a strategy for saving for future purchases. It’s a great way to avoid debt.

Retirement brings decisions about where to live including possible overseas. Canadian Finance Blog shares information about retirement visas.

Free is My Life shares links to live blogs of BlogHer 2010 sessions. You can learn without having to have been there.

Learn how to make a homemade tomato sauce from the Frugal Zeitgeist. It includes a video and it’s fun to hear and see fellow bloggers.

Not Made of Money
shares easy ways to save money when redecorating your bathroom. I would love to replace my outdated light fixtures and add frames to the mirrors at our house.


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Craig Ford August 29, 2010 at 1:10 pm

Thanks for mentioning the eBook! I appreciate it.

Kay Lynn August 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Your welcome, Craig. I admire the amount of the work it took to get to your finished product.

Tom @ Canadian Finance Blog August 29, 2010 at 4:15 pm

Thanks for the link!

Financial Samurai August 29, 2010 at 6:35 pm

Hi Kay Lynns,

Thanks for highlighting the latest Yakezie Member Posts! How’s it going with that one initiative on the social community you were thinking of? You mentioned you talked to & know the CEO?

Hope all is well! Good to see you on the Yakezie.com Forums! Pls let me know if there are any bugs. I might just have an ad campaign opportunity for you.

Cheers, Sam

Kay Lynn August 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Sam, I didn’t know if we were ready to pursue that. I will f/up on Blogfrog and let you know.

The forums were easy to use and I didn’t see any problems so far!

Khaleef @ KNS Financial August 30, 2010 at 10:45 am

Hey Kay Lynn, thanks for the link!

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