Book Giveaway: Confessions of a Professional Blogger

Have you ever thought of starting a blog? Have you ever wondered how bloggers earn a living? Are you a blogger looking for some extra income? Thought of freelancing? If any of these questions peaked your interest, then Miranda Marquit’s new book, Confessions of a Professional Blogger, is the book you’ll want to read. This isn’t a fluff eBook. In this 100+ page book, Miranda discusses in detail,...

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Buying quality over quantity, and a contest!

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It has been well documented that sometimes it’s better to spend a little bit more on an item than the cheaper option, just because it will last longer. When CF and I are thinking about a purchase, we’ll look at the cost per year of each option, based on the estimated lifespan of the item we’re considering. For example, about two years ago we were in the market for a new chefs knife....

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$500 Giveaway – Saving money by shopping online

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I never buy Tylenol for full price.  Or lip balm.  Or laundry detergent.  Or any other number of household products for that matter.  Usually, I pay around $4 for a bottle of Tylenol, no money at all for lip balm and $1-2 for liquid laundry detergent.  How?  Sales and coupons – in particular, online coupons. Photo Credit: Flickr Many major brands will regularly feature coupons on their...

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Updates: December 9 – 15

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This week, CF and I got up very early Thursday morning and attended the Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast! It’s becoming somewhat of a tradition for us to bring down a couple of toys for donation – we like that we know exactly where our donations are going. It was really well organized this year, with lots of seating to eat and lots of great food! We got there earlier this year, so the...

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