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Healthcare Blue Book – Fair Prices for Medical Procedures

January 10, 2015

Search the Healthcare Blue Book to find fair prices on health care services and medical treatments in your area. The Healthcare Blue Book is a free resource to help you negotiate a fair price for surgeries, doctor visits, medical tests and more.You can also find and compare prices on labs, cosmetic medicine, dental procedures, and […]

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What Does the New Retirement Look Like?

January 10, 2015
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As an empty-nester, I am meeting so many other baby boomers and active seniors who are living the next chapter of their lives on their own terms. I have been gathering stories about everyday people who are reinventing retirement. Do you know of someone putting a different spin on a traditional retirement? I would love to interview […]

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Kohl’s Casual Outfit Idea: Fashion on a Budget

January 9, 2015
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We put together a his and hers casual outfit from Kohl’s. Are you a Kohl’s shopper? You can use promo codes and Kohl’s cash to get these prices even lower. The prices were accurate at the time of posting but can and do change quickly.   Casual Women’s Outfit: Jennifer Lopez Skinny Jeans — $54.99 […]

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10 Tips for Scoring Great Finds at the Thrift Store

January 8, 2015
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I love thrift store shopping and it is my place to go whenever I need some “retail therapy.” I almost always score several bags of great finds and rarely spend over $25. I have found great designer items with the tags still on them. I do best at Goodwill, although my sister, a fellow thrifter […]

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Photo Transfers Using Nail Polish Remover- Make Photo Tiles

January 8, 2015
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These were such a hit at Christmas. You may want to make some for gifts using your favorite Christmas family photos. You make a gift of photo transfers using nail polish remover and tiles to make precious personal gifts. Follow the easy steps and choose some of your special photos from this year. Be sure […]

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Hate to Clip Coupons? 30 Ways to Save on Groceries

January 8, 2015
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Do you hate to clip coupons? Here are 30 Ways to Save on Groceries without using scissors! If you hate to clip coupons but still need to spend less on groceries, I will share some of my money saving tips with you. I am not an “extreme coupon user,” but I have found many time […]

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Strawberry Mango Smoothie – A Healthier New Year

January 6, 2015
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It’s a new year and while I haven’t really made resolutions, I have made a commitment for healthier living.  One thing I am doing is substituting at least one meal each day with a healthy smoothie.  All my smoothies contain kale which is basically a super food!  I combine the kale with fruits, veggies, and […]

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Outfits from Kohl’s: Get the Look for Less

January 6, 2015
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If you are looking for new wardrobe pieces on a budget, look no further than Kohl’s. We have put together a dressy outfit for her and for him. It’s perfect for date night or for Valentine’s Day! Kohl’s shoppers know that prices and sales happen all the time! These prices were current at the time […]

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Homemade Heating Pad

January 2, 2015

Are your shoulders and neck still tense from the holiday stress?  This Homemade Heating Pad is perfect for relieving some of that tension or for easing sore muscles too much of your favorite winter sport.  This heating pad is filled with whole flax seeds which give a moist heat and hold up to many, many […]

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Little Splurges Under $10 – Great Gift Ideas Too!

January 2, 2015
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Today’s “little splurges” pick is from one of my favorite online retail bargain sources, Cents of Style. Today, 1/2/15 only, take 50% off stylish winter accessories with almost every item under $10 including shipping. Once you apply the promo code, you will see the price drop in your cart. My two “besties” have birthdays in […]

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Score Tickets to Top Sporting Events Without Paying Top Dollar

December 30, 2014
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How to Score Tickets to the Super Bowl, World Series and more! Scoring tickets to the top sporting events and championship games, can be a “bucket list” event for many fans. I have compiled a list of lotteries for sporting event tickets as well as a few tips on how to score tickets to the big […]

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