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Creating the Perfect Frugal Date Day

My husband works long hours, so when he gets a day off we try to make the most of it!  Besides errands, we added in some fun this past Thursday! We started off the day at the library to use the printer.  While there, Mr. Crunchy borrowed 4 movies I’ve never seen before. Total cost as long as we return them by the due date: free! Starbucks is doing a Buy One, Get One Free deal on their fall-themed drinks (pumpkin spice latte, salted caramel latte, and the amazing Oprah chai) through  ...

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How we are Saving $312 a Year on Laundry

Laundry. An unfortunate reality of apartment-dwellers, “laundry day” often means walking around outside with a basket full of your delicates, no matter what the weather. It also means a never-ending search for quarters. Every time you need quarters, you have to go to an ATM or write a check to have something to trade at customer service at the grocery store  for a roll of quarters. Peter and I recently  started doing laundry at our apartment complex.  After a few all-day laundry  ...

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