Know Your Prices

Know Your Prices

A Few Black Friday Deals to Share

  Amazon has 30% off any book this weekend using code HOLIDAY30. Expires 11/30. Amazon has 30% off select clothing, shoes, and more using code 30BLACKFRI. Ends 11/27 at midnight PST. Walgreen’s has a free 8 x 10 photo offer. Use code 1FREE8X10 at checkout. Note that you can choose for a friend to pick this up–so…

Know Your Prices

A Few Great Deals

This post contains affiliate links. When I was at the Dollar Tree last week, I noticed a few things that I thought I should share. They had seed packets for both vegetables and flowers for four for a dollar. They also had seed starting materials (containers–both plastic and biodegradable ones that you plant right in…

Homeschooling

Keeping Homeschool Costs Down

The lava lamp experiment is from the chemistry set I have listed on my 5th grade page from Home Science Tools. I combined a 10% off sale with a $40 credit that they offered during a bonus Christmas sale on a microscope. My grandmother paid for the children’s microscope as a Christmas gift and had…

Do Without

Sandwiches

One of the most frequently asked questions in my inbox is, “What do you use for sandwich bread?” The answer is simple: I use French bread. I sometimes will make baguettes and have sandwiches like I did in France: ham, cheese, and mustard on bread. More often, though, I’ll slice the bread, and just use…

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What I’ll Spend for Food

My Price Book Prices on food have changed a lot in the last few years. As our income has continued to decrease, I chose to stick closely to certain prices. With a $100 a month budget (for 9 people) to spend on food, including stocking up, I have become pretty strict about how much I will spend on…

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Getting More From Black Friday

I can’t sew everything we need, though I try to sew as much as I can! Sometimes you have to buy things, like eyeglasses–or shoes–or fabric 🙂 Black Friday  (and Cyber Monday) deals have helped me with the things I need. One of the ways I make the most of those deals is to shop through…

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Sometimes You’re Wrong

No one want to hear that they’re wrong, but it happens to all of us. We find out what we once believed simply isn’t, and it’s not always easy to let go. Finding out that you’re wrong and graciously accepting it, however, has the potential to save you a lot of money. I’ve had 3…

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Sewing For Less: Thread and more

I mention on my Sewing for Less page that I have bought thread from Atlanta Thread for an amazing price. My mother-in-law introduced me to this company. I couldn’t believe how low their prices were on thread! I really liked Atlanta Thread. Atlanta Thread was bought out earlier this year by Wawak. Wawak has thread…