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Thursday, January 31, 2008

List of Vocational Schools

I am sure that many people are familiar with Wikipedia. It is one of the biggest sites for resource and articles on the web. Wikipedia is written collaboratively by volunteers from all around the world. Almost anything that is anything has a wiki. Now you can see the list of vocational schools that has been added there. Many reputable schools such as Nouveau Riche university is listed there. I am sure many will find this very informative.

A Frugal Mind

Is one that never stops trying to find deals. I swear wherever I go, I am always on the lookout to see what I can save and how I can get an awesome deal on items such as groceries. And I gotta tell ya, I love it when I come home and I know that I saved so much because I know that I did not have to spend so much and there is certain things that we can do without.

Holiday in Canada

One of the best things about saving money is when you can save so you can go on your dream vacation. Dialaflight is a leading independent UK travel company offering flights, hotels & travel ideas worldwide. The best part is that it is affordable! I would really love to see the best flights to Canada because to visit those snowy mountans and beaches is really a sight I am eager to take pictures of. And also that Canadians are some of the nicest people that you will ever meet. So one of the best places to book your flight and get more bang for your buck, is with dialaflight.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Budget Blues?

Still got the budget blues because you spend more than you make? Well keep track of your spendng even if its with an old fashion pen and paper method, it works trust me. In our society we spend more and wonder why we cant pay rent or simple stuff like food and etc. Stay on a budget no matter what. How much you make and what needs to be paid and how much to spend on groceries and make sure you put some money away even if it is not alot.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Cloth Diapers

Moms, let me tell you one of the bests ways to save money is by using cloth diapers. I know it is very convinient to use disposable diapers because washing more than you have to seems like more of a chore. Yes it is but think of how much you save by not buying expensive diapers.

Buying in Bulk

I love buying in bulk in places such as costco or sams club because you really do get more bang for buck. If you do not have places such as these in your area then price match your local supermarkets and see which has a better deal. You can search online for coupons and that should help.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Shopping At the Dollar Store


One of the places that are really starting to get popular these days is shopping at 99 cents stores. Many people, including myself have actually bought some good groceries at these stores. I am actually surprised at how much I can save and what I can actually buy for less than $20. Do you have a dollar store near you? If so, you should try shopping there, you would be surprised!

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Frugal for Ramen Noodles!!

Who doesnt like ramen noodles?! They are quick and easy and also delicious.BUt did you know that you can do so many with those packets of noodles that we love to snack on? There are loads of recipes just waiting and here is a couple that you can try:

French Onion Ramen Soup

24 oz. tupperware Bowl
1 Can Campbell’s Soup French Onion
10.5 oz. Fresh Water Fill up the soup can
1 Package Ramen
2 oz. Grated Parmesan Cheese

Pour Can of Soup in tupperware bowl, Refill soup can with water, add water to bowl. Without opening the ramen Pouch/Bag, crush the ramen noodles until crushed. Open Pouch/Bag. Depending on preference, add 1/2 to 1 full flavor packet to soup. Add crushed noodles to bowl (they will float on top of soup). Cover noodles with Parmesan Cheese, spread cheese to sides of the bowl so noodles are completely covered, use more cheese if necessary. Microwave for 2 Min. Enjoy!!

You can find this recipe and more on this awesome site http://www.mattfischer.com/ramen/

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Plan Your Meals

One thing that I have really learned from being cutting costs is planning my meals. Each week I think of what my family like and make amenu of what I am going to make for the whole week, when you get good at it try to and so on. Once you have that, then you can try once a month cooking!!

Being Frugal and Debt free

Many people are opting for living frugally these days. Mainly because we have so much debt to get rid of and pay off, some just like the challenge of living and doing things frugally. To me, I see it as both. WHy spend more than you have to and throw money away? So before you think that you must have those new pair of shoes or eating take out, ask your self how much money are you throwing away by doing that.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Buy Coupons Online!!

Yes!! You can purchase coupons. I know that sounds crazy, but when you visit sites such as ebay, you can do a search and purchase coupons that usually comes in lots for many products that you buy on a regular basis when doing your weekly shopping. You can get coupons and actually save hundreds. Give it a shot.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Do you really need....

Here is something that I always do before I go out and get some groceries. First thing is to make a list of EVERYTHING that you have in your pantry, fridge, etc. The reason why I do this is because I can usually make some meal with what I have. I google what I have ingredient wise and a recipe will often come up with a simple dish with what I have on hand...cool huh? Now this may or may not work depending on what you have at home, you probably may Have to go and get real food. But do not forget to try that first.