Menu Planning for a Crazy Week/Weeks

This is my menu plan for this week and on into next week, because it’s one of those months. Not only that but we are fully into track season which means long late days of track meets. So here is my attempt to feed those left at home and those of us on our way […]

How to Do a Price Adjustment

It’s been a while since I have shared a Tuesday’s Tip, but I have a good one. GET YOUR PRICE ADJUSTMENT First off know how many days you have to get a price adjustment. Off the top of my head I know that Target is 7 days while Fred Meyer is 14. Other places I […]

Are You a Spender??

We live rather frugally.  I have always watched what we spend and monitored it pretty well.  I know I could have done better and been putting more away, but…what can I say.  We try and keep the balance of enjoying our life right now as well. What I do know is that we have a […]

When Can We Stop Accumulating?

It seems we are always looking for the next best thing for our living room.  The next best gadget for our kitchen, the better sofa, the nicer chair the pretty painting…does the list ever stop? The other day I decided I wasn’t going to by anything else for my kitchen.  With both kids in high […]

Tippr Launching in Portland

I have been watching Tippr for awhile and waiting for it to come to Portland.  Finally the time has come.  They are offering a great deal.  If you sign up today you can instantly get $5 in your account.  You don’t even need to buy anything right away, but when you do you will already […]

Christmas Gifts That Are Easy to Make

There is still plenty of time to get to work on your Christmas presents, well, that is, if you are crafty.  Oh how I wish I was crafty.  I actually have a few things in here I could potentially make. For the readers in your life I thought both of these ideas were so great. […]

Half Off American Apparel

If you have a teenage daughter you will want to get this Groupon.  It’s half off American Apparel. You get $50 worth of clothing for just $25.  This is a great discount for American Apparel. I shouldn’t just say daughter, this store also sells guy clothes, it just that my daughter cares and my son […]

10 Ways to Keep From Getting Suckered into a Good Deal

Since I am on vacation this week I am pulling out an archive.  With Christmas right around the corner and with my little reminder yesterday, I thought I should just bring back the whole thing. When we were super poor I used to walk the aisles of Target looking for clearance items.  I could get […]

Tuesday’s Tip – Watch for Awful Sales

This is your money saving tip of the day:: Just because it’s on sale doesn’t make it a good deal As the Holidays approach and the stores start offering sale after sale, make sure you do your homework to know if indeed it is a good sale. Stores tend to mark things up, then take […]

$2 Burrito at Chipotle

That’s right if you dress as a processed food on October 31, you can get a burrito for just $2.  I just saw this over at The Coupon Project.  Head over and check out all the details and watch the Jaime Oliver video. There are several Oregon locations, so take advantage and give to a […]