Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

  • Don't Use The Wrong Cord When Replacing An Appliance Power Cord

    Age and everyday use can gradually take its toll on a power cord. Eventually, a power cord may need to be repaired or replaced with a new one. This is especially true if the cord has become nicked or frayed because it will then become a safety hazard. When replacing the power cord for a particular appliance, make sure that you select the right type of power cord for the appliance.

  • What To Expect From A Concealed Carry Handgun Training Class

    It's hard to generalize about what you will be required to do to receive your Concealed Carry Permit. This is because every state in the U.S. has different requirements. If you live in a state that requires a concealed carry handgun training class, you may be nervous about attending. However, most people that have attended these classes come out of them saying that not only did they learn a lot, but they also had loads of fun.

  • Remember Your Time In The Tropics With Some Clever Keepsakes

    A trip back from a tropical vacation can be a bit of a disappointment, and souvenirs can remind you of the fun and festivities long after you return home. Bring back items from tropical locales that will echo the times, adventures, and activities that you enjoyed on your journey. Shop carefully and find souvenirs that you will enjoy later on without wasting your money on typical tchotchkes. Some souvenirs to cherish from your vacation include:

  • For The New Collector: Three Considerations When Buying Collectible Figurines

    Whether you are purchasing antique collectible figurines for sale or modern pieces, there are some aspects you need to consider if you wish to place value on your collection. Where to obtain your figurines is one thing to consider, and you should also familiarize yourself with descriptive terms many collectibles are labeled with, such as Limited Edition (which is often abbreviated as LE) and Certificate of Authenticity (often referred to as COA).

  • Designing Your Vegetable Garden Planters To Be More Aesthetically Attractive

    Vegetable gardens often have a reputation for being bland or ugly, which is why so many aspiring gardeners choose to leave fruits and vegetables out of their outdoor planters. But besides providing you with a tasty and healthy snack, these productive plants can also be beautiful with the right planning and attention. These are four tips to help you enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from your planters while still maintaining the appearance of your yard.

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Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

After I became a mother, I realized that I was going to be spending quite some time shopping for supplies. I knew that when I wasn't getting groceries, I would likely be finding new clothes for my kids to wear and trying to find things for the house. Instead of spending loads of money on all of these shopping trips, I started trying to shop smarter, not harder. I started carefully evaluating things like price tags and sales, and it really made a big difference in our lives. This blog is all about saving money by buying the right things, and knowing how to avoid problems from overspending.