Category Archives: Frugal Fridays

Have you ever been called cheap? Ha…next time just tell ’em that you’re not cheap, you’re frugal. Jen Kline, our editor, is always looking for a new way to save money and get the best deals around. She will share some of her tips and tactics here every Friday.

Dress your best for less…make money while you’re at it!

It’s no big secret – having babies changes a woman’s body.  Unless you are a Victoria’s Secret freak-of-nature model,  your body changes. Not only does having a baby change a body, it empties your wallet. In the days P.B. (that’s … Continue reading

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Mom on a Mission is back with ideas for summer fun!

It’s SUMMER!!  I admit it I love summer now as much as I did as a kid.  The idea of freedom from schedules and millions of commitments appeals to me for so many reasons.  I also have to admit to … Continue reading

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Special deals just for you!

Here’s a list of great deals for you, our faithful readers of The Zone!  Shop local, save money and enjoy these special deals! Dreamer’s Travel – How about a little get-a-way?  Thinking about planning a summer vacation? Denise can set everything … Continue reading

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Saving Money at the Pump (repost)

The price of gas is skyrocketing by the minute.  We thought it might be an appropriate time to repost an article from last July.  In it we share one of our top tips (other than not driving at all) for saving … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Save Money when you Travel

I have been a travel agent for about 15 months now, and even though that is considered “new” to the industry, I have learned a lot working at Dreamers Travel.  The owner, Mark, has owned the business for over five … Continue reading

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Financial Resolution Check-up

We are several weeks into the New Year. This is usually the time when New Year’s resolutions start to fade away. The trips to the gym slow down. Doughnuts and soda pop re-emerge into diets. The credit card balance starts to … Continue reading

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Holiday Train Gardens

“Tis the season for parties, shopping, wrapping and train gardens…wait….train gardens?  What?? December 11th is my mother in law’s birthday and a few years ago we started a tradition of going with my husband’s family and our children to see a … Continue reading

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Keeping Christmas in check

There’s only 16 days until Christmas!  Let the hustle and bustle begin, right?  It’s almost that time when many start to feel a little of the Christmas panic that creeps up each year.  Have you purchased enough gifts? (any gifts?) … Continue reading

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Local holiday deals and discounts!

The left over turkey was barely put away before the Black Friday deals began – they actually begin on Thanksgiving day now, you know!  I have so many issues with this that I don’t even know where to begin and it’s … Continue reading

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Are you a frugal enthusiast?

We are looking for guest bloggers for our Frugal Friday blog.  Whether you are an experienced blogger or never given it a thought until today, we’d love to read your tips for saving money. For more information or to submit … Continue reading

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