Category Archives for Shopping

5 Tips To Saving Money and Your Sanity When Shopping for Back To School Clothes

Shopping for school clothes can take a bite out of your pocket book if you’re not careful. For many parents, the very mention of the words ‘shopping for school clothes’ can bring on a headache. Buying new school shoes, backpacks, clothes and all the other necessities needed to dress your child for school can be overwhelming […]

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Fire Safety Tips – Infographic

With all the wild fires burning across the country, I’ve been thinking a lot about keeping our important paperwork and valuables safe. I’m making backups of digital pictures and files (including all sorts of things I have saved that are either already part of the HBHW website or things I’m working on), copies of old […]

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How To Save With Coupons

I have to admit, I haven’t always been very successful using coupons. But there are ways to make them work better and get quite a bargain. I asked a few of my friends who save a lot of money using coupons to give me a few of their money-saving coupon strategies. The following article is […]

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Second Hand Shopping

One of the easiest ways by far to save money on just about anything is to shop second hand. Shopping for previously used items is not only cheaper than buying new it helps to reduce consumption of new goods when perfectly usable items are already in existence. It reduces the amount of garbage entering the […]

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Frugal Grocery Shopping

Prices for anything from groceries to gas have been soaring the past few ones and our hard-earned dollars are challenged to stretch further. Now, we may be able to ride a bicycle around town if we can’t put gas in our cars. But, we have to eat. There’s no getting around that. So, we have […]

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Beverage Bargains

Beverages are one of the easiest places to save money on your food bill. In order to do this we have to be willing to let go of old expensive attitudes and open the door to newer, cheaper ones. All beverages besides water, milk, and fruit juice are luxuries. This includes kool-aid, soda-pop, coffee, cocoa, […]

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Chicken Tips And Bargains

It used to be that the cheapest and tastiest chicken you could buy was the whole chicken. This is no longer the case. With all of the low-fat and weight loss paranoia around today, chicken breasts have become as popular and available as sirloin steaks used to be in the 1960’s, when meat and potatoes […]

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Best Buys For Your Budget

At most markets there are certain foods that are almost always good buys. In different areas of the country these foods will vary, sometimes considerably. For instance Grits are a great buy in the Southern US but in Australia they are impossible to find. Conversely, there are good buys in Australian supermarkets that I will […]

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