Getting Deals

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    Changing Where I Get My Oil Changed


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    Hope everyone had a relaxing and fun-filled long weekend! Johnny was in NY for work again last week, so we were just happy to have him back. While he was gone, I woke up to Sally yelling, “Daddy! Daddy! Daddyyyy!” from her crib. Our cat, Persie, tried running away one…

  • Choosing Secondhand First

    Buying Secondhand First


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    Johnny and I have mentioned more than a few times how much we love using Amazon Prime. The prices are reasonable, and the free, two-day shipping is pretty dang convenient. In fact, sometimes it’s a little too convenient. Rather than look to local classifieds or Craigslist first, Amazon has become…

  • Priceline Travel Deals

    How to Snag Sweet Travel Deals on Priceline


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    Vacations are great. You know what makes them more great? You don’t have to answer that. Because I’m only looking for a single answer and I don’t want to tell you you’re wrong if you don’t say, “When they don’t cost a ton of money.” So now that I messed…

  • Sawhorse Office Desk

    How We Scored a Custom-Made Desk for $150


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    Lately Johnny and I have been itching to get our DIY on with home projects for a few reasons. After we posted about our love/hate relationship with IKEA and we read your comments, it lit a fire under us to have quality pieces in our home without spending a ton…

  • Giving Back with Save1


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    It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Johnny and I are big on finding deals. Duh. And we end up finding most of them on the world wide webisphere. We rarely buy anything online without one of two things happening: 1) helping ourselves using a coupon or promotion, or 2)…