Monthly Archives: July 2011

Misadventures in Couponing

Well, like I said the other day, I thought I’d give this “Extreme Couponing” thing a try in an attempt to minimize my monthly budget. So, I spent the better part of the week educating myself on couponing websites, writing to … Continue reading

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And so it begins …

I think I could have probably chosen a better time to start this couponing project. Like any one of the grey, drizzly weekends for the past 11.5 months. A cold, blustery day in fall or winter when nobody has any plans. … Continue reading

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Minimizing my Monthly Budget

There’s been a lot of buzz in the media lately about “extreme couponing,” and all of these shoppers who are walking out of the store with baskets full of groceries and dry goods with receipts a mile long totaling $0.00. … Continue reading

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The Sales Channel

Recently, I’ve been working with some friends that have some great products they’d like to take to market. As we’ve been brainstorming sales channels, I’ve delved deeper into the wholesale/distribution channel, and learned more than I ever wanted to know about … Continue reading

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The Lonely House

You know that we’re getting settled in a new house, right? So, as I’ve been unpacking boxes and sorting through our ever-dwindling collection of “stuff,” I’ve discovered that I have so much extra storage space that I literally have cabinets … Continue reading

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Can’t quite put my finger on it …

Something needs to be minimized in my life today. But I can’t quite figure it out … Maybe it’s the time I’ve spent reading this amazing book, called Skinny Bitch, which talks about how to cleanse the toxins from my system … Continue reading

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Minimizing Boredom

Here we are, in mid-July, so I thought I’d consult my list of resolutions that I planned for this year. It turns out that my goal for July is to minimize cabin fever with vacations and weekend trips. Apparently our … Continue reading

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