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Secrets of the Frugal Moms

09/16/11

Update Your Fall Wardrobe on a Tight Budget

Fall is almost here and it is time to start thinking about warmer weather clothes. If you are like me and like to have nice things and not spend a large amount of money, why not check out the Suited for Success clothing sale?

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09/07/11

Is your Freezer Ready for Winter?

Fresh fruit and vegetables are less expensive in the summer and fall, so I like to buy the vegetables at the lowest prices and then freeze them for winter. By freezing the fresh vegetables I am better able to control what my family eats.

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08/29/11

The Importance of a Stockpile

Take a minute and think about what your family goes through on a daily basis. Do you keep enough of each item in your house to keep your family in those items if a natural disaster would happen? If you could not make it to the store for a week would you be able to survive on what is in your house right now?

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08/23/11

Is It Really a Sale?

Sometimes it is hard to figure out if an item is REALLY and truly on sale or if the store or website just want you to THINK it is on sale. I wanted to share some tips and tricks to help you figure out if an item is really on sale or not.

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08/16/11

Frugal Ways to Help Your School

For many, school is back in session and it is time to keep track of the various things your school may collect, including Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education.

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Karen Perea is the mom of three boys, Alex, age 13, Lee, age 11, and Jesse, age 3. Karen works for Necco & Byrd, P.C., as a Legal Secretary. When Karen is not working or spending time with her family she is also a student at Oklahoma City Community College where she is the Secretary of the Phi Kappa Theta Honor Society and a member of the Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society. She also contributes and helps moderate ConsumerQueen.com which helps others across the United States find deals and bargains on items they use every day. Karen's busy lifestyle helps her understand that while we all want to save money, time is precious also. Karen is excited to share her tips through this blog and invites MetroFamily readers to comment back with questions or other tips.

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Karen Perea is the mom of three boys, Alex, age 13, Lee, age 11, and Jesse, age 3. Karen works for Necco & Byrd, P.C., as a Legal Secretary. When Karen is not working or spending time with her family she is also a student at Oklahoma City Community College where she is the Secretary of the Phi Kappa Theta Honor Society and a member of the Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society. She also contributes and helps moderate ConsumerQueen.com which helps others across the United States find deals and bargains on items they use every day. Karen's busy lifestyle helps her understand that while we all want to save money, time is precious also. Karen is excited to share her tips through this blog and invites MetroFamily readers to comment back with questions or other tips.

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