Thrift Stores: Costumes + Props

It is mid-August but I (Litsa) had my first Halloween catalog arrive in the mail! The costumes are ‘wild and whimsical’ ——-’sweet and spooky’ and most importantly full of character! When I envision little ones, the ‘little heroes’ in our […]

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Expiration Dates on Grocery Items

Do you ever look at the expiration or best by dates on food products before you buy them? I try to always look at the dates on food items whether it is salad dressing or meat or mayonnaise. Too many […]

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Back-to-School Physicals

If you and/or your child are due for back-to-school, work, or sports physicals with your regular physician make a list of HEAD to TOE concerns and/or questions—check points to discuss with your doctor! I (Litsa) did just that with my […]

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Fee Free National Park Day (Aug. 25th)

Throughout the year the U.S. National Park Service offers fee free days. That means on select days, you can gain access to more than 400 National Parks! I know that many National Parks offer free entrance year round. However, these […]

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Two Thifty Treats: Denim & Scarves

Who is looking forward to jean jackets and scarves for the fall!?! I (Litsa) have always loved layering clothes since I tend to get too hot and/or too cold! Autumn is the perfect season for layers——and jean jackets and scarves […]

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, August 14th

Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart—-Sam’s or Aldi….have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you’ll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn […]

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Make the Most of Marked Down Produce

Many times I (Litsa) find these ‘Manager’s Special’ stickers on items at our local grocery store! They are perfect items to pair with a coupon especially if they are ALL NATURAL! This Dole salad kit was pre-chopped (saving me time)! […]

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Farmer’s Market Bargains

The Farmer’s Market is the place to be for produce bargains! Our local Farmer’s Market is located less than two miles from our home (Litsa’s). It is open every Tuesday and Saturday during the summer harvest from 5 a.m. to […]

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