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Michelangelo’s Handwritten Shopping List

Here’s possibly the most valuable shopping list you’ll ever see. Most people would never consider a shopping list to be a piece of artwork, but this one might change your mind. This is a handwritten shopping list from Michelangelo which shows that his artwork wasn’t limited to certain projects, but everything that he did — even something as mundane as a shopping list. Why the hand drawn pictures next to the food names? The lists were likely given to a … Continue reading

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Two Tips to Save Time and Money on Cyber Monday

Because more and more people now use online shopping to complete their holiday gift lists, Cyber Monday is becoming as big a shopping day as Black Friday. Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, is the online shopping equivalent of Black Friday, when stores hold huge sales and offer great items at very low prices. To make the most of your holiday shopping on Cyber Monday this year, take advantage of these two tips that will help you save time and … Continue reading

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5 More Coupons You Didn't Know Existed

Most people know that the large manufacturers put out coupons for their products on a regular basis, but it's much more difficult to find coupons for a variety of other food purchased in the grocery store. Just because it's difficult to find grocery coupons for certain products doesn't mean that they don't exist. While it can certainly be more difficult finding them, understanding that they do exist allows you to be on the lookout for them so you can grab … Continue reading

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Five Reason Never to be Embarrassed if You Use Coupons

Coupons can be a great way to save money and organize your finances, but some people are embarrassed to be caught using coupons. There are still far too many people that place a stigma on using coupons with the notion that it's beneath them. While some may look down on those who use coupons, that fact is that there is really nothing to be ashamed of at all when using them. Below are a few reasons that you should never … Continue reading

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5 Food Coupons You Didn't Know Existed

If you're someone who constantly uses coupons, you've probably seen them for almost any food item that you can find in a grocery store. However, there are plenty of items that seem to rarely have coupons. These are general items the grocery store wants you to pay full price for, such as fresh produce or fish or meat by the pound. While coupons for these items are pretty rare, they do exist. Here are a few of the different food … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Save Money on Healthy Food

A lot of people state that while they want to save money on food, they don't have the money to eat healthier because healthier foods, including fresh fruits and vegetables, are too expensive. However, if you're a smart shopper, you can not only buy healthy food, but you can do it while saving money. Here are a few ideas on how you can save money while purchasing healthy food. Purchase Seasonal Produce One of the easiest ways that you can … Continue reading

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Bulk Buying for a Small Apartment

Bulk buying is a great way to save money, and there are tons of tips and tricks around the blogosphere on how families can use coupons, sales, and warehouse stores to purchase large quantities for less. But what about those of use who are single city-dwellers? With a family of just me, myself, and I, and a tiny urban apartment, you might think we can't benefit from bulk buying, but you'd be mistaken. We definitely have to take a different … Continue reading

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