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Freezer Food To Be Thankful For

Can you believe that we are less than a week away from the greatest day of the year? Yes I am talking about the amazing Thanksgiving Day. On top of getting to eat all day on Thursday, another great thing about the holiday are the leftovers. A great savings tactic is to freeze what you aren’t going to eat right away. Whether you are the host or just taking food home, throwing away leftovers is literally money going right down the drain.

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Shannon Hanrahan November 21, 2014

Tis the Season to Stay Fit

Despite the jovial spirit of the holidays, it seems like there is never a shortage of things to do. With gifts to buy, decorations to put up, family to see, meals to cook, tables to set, and so many other holiday priorities, the one thing it is not the season of is weight loss. But instead of waiting until the first of the New Year to try to salvage your shape like the rest of the country, stay ahead of your curves with these tips for staying fit through the holidays.

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Chris Dato November 20, 2014

Shedding Light on Black Friday

Luckily, with all of the deals and promotions being coordinated by retailers for the coming shopping season, that eleventh-hour stop for desperation gifts at a gas station is not inevitable. Here are some tips for a few of the major holiday shopping events, as well as a couple that are not as well known.

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Chris Dato November 19, 2014

Wrapped Up In Relaxation

Happy Friday Savvy Savers! Many parts of the country have already seen their first snowfall meaning winter…yes winter…is not that far away. I know many of you, like myself, are holding on tightly to summer. Maybe you haven’t fully transitioned your closet yet or are still trying to wear those favorite flip-flops, either way the inevitable is here. Instead of suffering through dry, cracked heels all winter long leaving you with disgusting feet come spring, take care of them now.

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Shannon Hanrahan November 14, 2014

The Gift of Smart Holiday Shopping

One of the most common causes of holiday headaches is trying to stick to a budget. It always seems like, no matter how hard we try to avoid it, the cost of Christmas always manages to sneak up on us. What can you do to achieve your goal of not overspending this shopping season? Here are just a few secrets for sticking to your holiday budget.

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Chris Dato November 13, 2014

TOMS for Target

Being a savvy shopper often involves more than just saving money. Especially as we enter the Christmas shopping season, it is just as much about how you do spend your money as it is how you don’t. This year, TOMS Shoes, arguably the industry leader in socially conscious companies, is making it even easier to contribute to their global mission.

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Chris Dato November 12, 2014

Subscription to Smarter Snacking

Like many of you, I am no stranger to staying busy. I have also made it no secret in previous articles that I am one who frequently takes advantage of the sinful convenience of fast food. However, it is becoming less of a challenge to find healthy ways to satiate an untimely appetite thanks to the recent trend of subscription services.

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Chris Dato November 11, 2014

Our Favorite Review Sites

When it comes to being a truly savvy shopper, finding reliable information on products and services is just as important as pouncing on a good deal when you get the chance. With that in mind, let’s discuss some of the review sites that we feel are doing a particularly good job of providing valuable, unbiased information on everything from entertainment to employment.

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Chris Dato November 10, 2014

Keep Calm and Clean On

Happy Friday Savvy Savers! With the holidays just around the corner there is no time to be taken down by any type of sickness. To help ward off any unwelcoming germs and colds, start taking the necessary precautions now and stay within budget. You don’t have to go out and buy expensive cleaning products that are also possibly harmful, just make your own!

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Shannon Hanrahan November 07, 2014