Category Archives: saving money

Tall Tower Contest — a Fun Fundraising Event or Team-Building Challenge

If you’re looking for a team-building event or a fun fundraising event that costs nothing to put on and is a blast for both children and adults, try a Tall Tower contest. I’ve done it with adults in a work … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Treasures #10

My most recent thrift store treasures include a lot of fun casual tops and a cute shower curtain.

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Having an Eclipse Party? Head to Target for Fun Supplies

The 2017  Great American Eclipse is a great opportunity for a party. For eclipse-y food, costumes and supplies, head to Target for some great ideas. (This is not a sponsored post; I just love Target!)

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Hotel Rooms: You Get What You Pay For

When staying at hotels while traveling, getting a good room depends a little on luck, but typically, I’ve found that with hotel rooms you get what you pay for. This was driven home by a recent experience at the hotel … Continue reading

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9 MORE Super Fun Fundraising Ideas to Raise Big Bucks

If you want to raise funds for a charitable cause, employee services association at work, or any other reason, sometimes it’s hard to hit on a winning idea. Here are 9 MORE Super Fun Fundraising Ideas to supplement my original … Continue reading

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Super Fun Fundraising: Make Money with a 2017 Eclipse Fundraiser

Who would have ever thought that a natural phenomenon would be the source of so many super-fun fundraising possibilities…? And the opportunity for an eclipse fundraiser doesn’t come along very often, either!

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Super Fun Fundraiser: Container Garden Contest and Silent Auction

A container garden contest and silent auction is a unique and fun fundraiser that can produce big results; I coordinated this event in my workplace at a government agency and it was an incredible hit.

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Thrift Store Treasures #9 — Great Bargain Finds

The pace of my thrift store shopping has slowed a little, but my excitement about thrift store treasures will never diminish!

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How to Get a 5 Percent Discount Every Day at 3 Popular Stores

Many stores have occasional sales, but these three stores are unique because they give you  5 percent off the purchase price of everything you buy every day.

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12 Inexpensive Ways to Learn a Foreign Language

I’m scheduled to take a trip-of-a-lifetime cruise  this year and am intent on finding inexpensive ways to learn a foreign language before I go. My goal is to learn as much Spanish as possible beforehand sailing around South America – … Continue reading

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