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Entries from November 2007

Frugal Fridays: Give Homemade Gifts

November 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments

The Christmas season can be an expensive time of year. The average family can spend hundreds, even thousands, of dollars on gifts. Of course, you can always hunt for bargains (and that helps). There is another way to ease the pain, though. Make your own gifts. Here are five homemade gifts that are bound to […]

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Find A Bargain!

November 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I know that a lot of people who read this blog look for ways to save money. I wanted to let you know that I just posted a list of websites to help you find a bargain at my other blog. Happy shopping! Contents (c) Copyright 2007, Laura Spencer. All rights reserved

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Tags: Fun Stuff

Is Shopping A Girl Thing?

November 29th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Yesterday I ran a post on my other blog asking if everyone had their Christmas shopping done yet. Since I know a lot of people in my face-to-face world who went out on Black Friday, bought everyone’s gifts, and wrapped them – I kind of thought that I would get a lot of people saying […]

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Tags: Fun Stuff · Relationships

Wordless Wednesday: Tulip

November 28th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Contents (c) Copyright 2007, Laura Spencer. All rights reserved.

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What’s Your Personality Type?

November 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I recently took a personality quiz and here’s how it came out: You Have A Type A- Personality You are one of the most balanced people around Motivated and focused, you are good at getting what you want You rule at success, but success doesn’t rule you.When it’s playtime, you really know how to kick […]

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Enchanted: A Movie Review

November 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on Enchanted: A Movie Review

I got to see Enchanted this weekend with the kids and I wanted to share my impressions with you. Many little girls dream of being a princess, and Enchanted is the movie for them. Both of my daughters loved the movie even though they are teens. My husband, who also went with us, didn’t particularly […]

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Tags: Movies

Wordless Wednesday: Waiting

November 21st, 2007 · 10 Comments

  Contents (c) Copyright 2007, Laura Spencer. All rights reserved.

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How to Save More than Pennies …

November 20th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Do you find yourself wondering each month how to make those last few pennies last until your next paycheck? Well, wonder no longer. Each week the Festival of Frugality offers up dozens of money-saving tips and techniques. This week’s edition of the festival, at the Rather-Be-Shopping Blog, is no different. Among this week’s entries, there […]

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Frugal Friday: Little Bits of Savings Add Up

November 16th, 2007 · 4 Comments

What’s the best way to save money? It may surprise you that, in the long-term, effective saving may require a small rather than a large commitment on your part. You don’t believe me? Consider this example: let’s say that you are in the habit of having a mid-morning snack. Let’s say that you get your […]

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Is There Nothing On TV?

November 15th, 2007 · Comments Off on Is There Nothing On TV?

Have you found this site yet: Parents Television Council? It rates TV shows and movies according to how appropriate each is for kids to watch. I found it the other day while I was websurfing. Family-friendly shows are given a green light. Shows that are only appropriate for older children receive a yellow light. Shows […]

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Tags: Fun Stuff



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