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Didja Ever…?

Have you ever played that little game,”Didja ever’? I play it all the time around here, ‘specially since a penance has come a-callin’ and I am getting visitors on a regular basis. I love the lady who comes to take … Continue reading

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Why do we celebrate Labor Day anyway?

Before the early 1800’s, the United States was largely an agricultural country with an economy based on farms and farming.  People on farms and plantations worked from dawn to dusk, 12 to 14 hours a day, 7 days a week.  … Continue reading

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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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The Horse Chestnut Tree

An old friend recently stopped by and we talked of many things old, the present and the possibility of  things to be, not too far distant in he future.  He knew we’d owned an Antique Shop for about five years and had … 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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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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