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How I Shop Secondhand in my Pajamas: A ThredUp Review

This post is sponsored by ThredUp. When I started my first job at a clothing store at the mall, I became responsible for my clothing budget. Wanting to stretch my money as far as possible, I decided to check out the local Goodwill. $20, an hour, and a few bags of clothes later, I was completely hooked on thrift store shopping. Especially when it comes to increasing sustainability and my constant efforts to “go green” in our daily life, shopping at the thrift stores helps reduce  ...

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Finance, Make Money, Save Money

How Much can you Earn with Swagbucks?

Each month I will recap my progress with earning Swagbucks and using them to supplement our food budget. I will admit that in January I really wasn’t very proactive in earning bucks. I know, bad me! It’s only the first of the year and I’m already slacking. Anyway… I ended January with 2,061 Swagbucks and another 518 pending. This was earned almost entirely by using the “shop and earn” feature. Any time I needed to order something online (and I need to  ...

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