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How to Put Together Cheap Easter Baskets

by jessicaturner on March 24, 2014

This past weekend I went ahead and assembled the kids’ Easter baskets. I am traveling next week for work, the following week we are going to Disneyland and then it is Easter. Assembling them early allowed me to make sure I had enough in my stash (I had plenty) and could then share the baskets […]

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Deal: $15 Credit to thredUP = Free Clothes

by jessicaturner on February 17, 2014

If you haven’t tried thredUP yet, now is the time. thredUP is an awesome online consignment site where you can buy new and like new kids and women’s clothes for a fraction of their retail cost. They also carry maternity items and shoes. Right now they are offering all new customers a free $15 credit […]

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How I Use thredUP + FREE Credits

by jessicaturner on March 21, 2013

Adeline wearing an outfit from thredUP I have been meaning to write about thredUP for awhile now and this promo is the perfect excuse. thredUP is a site that sells new and gently used kids clothes at great prices. Let me tell you a little bit about how I use the site first, then share […]

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Middle of the Night Shopping

by jessicaturner on August 11, 2011

Adeline gets up once or twice every night to nurse. I get out of bed and take her into the living room to nurse. (Nursing in bed just doesn’t work well for me.) Usually that is my time to catch up on my favorite blogs, as well as check out flash deal sites. Flash deal […]

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Gift Giving 2011: Being Generous

by jessicaturner on February 19, 2011

I hope that this week has taught you a lot about how you can save money and still buy wonderful, thoughtful gifts for people. The great thing about shopping year-round is that you often will find such great deals that you buy a few extras. These extras are a wonderful way to give to those […]

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Gift Giving 2011: Storing Your Gifts

by jessicaturner on February 18, 2011

The biggest challenge of shopping year-round is storing all the gifts you buy! My mom taught me the art of shopping year-round, and my Dad built her a huge storage closet in our basement when I was growing up. It was just for gifts and had a padlock on it.   Matthew and I live […]

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Gift Giving 2011: Freebies

by jessicaturner on February 17, 2011

Obviously, the best way to save money, is to get gifts for FREE. Who doesn’t love free? Here are my tips for getting gifts for free. Lesson 1: Use flash deal credits to buy gifts for free.When you refer friends and they buy from flash deal sites, you usually get credits to use on the […]

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Gift Giving 2011: Flash Deal Sites

by jessicaturner on February 16, 2011

Flash deal sites exploded in 2010 and really revolutionized shopping in a couple different ways. A flash deal site is a website that is dedicated to quick sales- usually new listings are posted every day and they expire in one-three days. Generally, products are listed at 50-90% off, which means you can score some great […]

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Gift Giving 2011: Clearance Sales

by jessicaturner on February 15, 2011

Note: Project Life Tuesday will be up later this morning! I have always loved a good deal. Clearance sales are how I got started on shopping year-round. When I was growing up, we always went shopping the day after Christmas at Target and would often stock up on gifts for the following year. It was […]

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Planning for Gift-Giving in 2011

by jessicaturner on February 14, 2011

I have done my gift shopping year-round since I was in high school. As I have gotten older, I have learned a trick or two. The internet makes it easier than ever to save A LOT of money, if you just plan. This week, I will be sharing all my secrets! I hope you will […]

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