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Eat Local, Wherever You Are

The following is a guest post from Andi B. who blogs at MealPlanRescue about eating seasonally and happily with the people you love. I remember walking down the back streets in the tiny California Coastal town, my tiny hand in my Dad’s. We seemed to be walking the wrong way from everyone else. They were […]

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The Best Ways to Find Deals on Hotel and Airfare

Travel savings are out there but you will have to spend a little time researching the best deals.  I have written about saving money on travel before but have recently uncovered some other opportunities to travel inexpensively. Negotiate for Lodging – Call the hotel direct and ask if they are offering any specials.  Hotels sometimes […]

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Ready to go Travel? – Try a Vacation Rental for Big Savings

A great way to save on travel is to research the best deals before you go.  There are many travel websites so how do you know which one to use?  It depends what you are searching for.  If you are looking for a vacation rental Airbnb is the place to start.  For hotel, airfare, and […]

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How to Save Money Eating Out

Tips to Save Money Eating Out According to Americans spent an average of $2,736 eating out in 2009.  If you live in Austin, TX  you spent an average of $6,301 eating out.  Many Americans enjoy an active lifestyle which makes having meals at home a challenge.  Here are some tips to save money when […]

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Save on Video Games by Renting

 Rent Video Games Instead of Buying Video games are not only popular with teens but families are discovering that they can provide an alternative to the boring Friday night dinner and a movie routine.  Video Game Rental Sites Gamefly:  Plans start at $22.95  per month for 2 video game rentals  or $15.95 per month fort […]

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Try Camping for Your Next Family Vacation

Camping is a Great Way to Build Lasting Memories Summer is the traditional vacation season and for many families it means heading to the mountains for cooler temperatures.  For a truly special family vacation why not try camping?  You and your family will build memories that last a lifetime. Plan Your Family Camping Trip Together […]

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How to Buy an Ebook Reader

 Ebook Sales on the Increase Whether you are a fan of ebooks or not, there is no denying the impact the technology is having on the publishing industry.  Sales of Ebooks tripled from the prior year this past February and downloads of digital books outsold traditional hardcover book for the first time this year.   According […]

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Avoid Hidden Airline Fees

Airlines Profit from Fees With the height of Summer travel season upon us many travelers will be heading to the airport to begin vacations that were planned on a cold and dreary January day.  In 2010, airlines made profits of $5.7 Billion in fees. Here are a few fees that you need to be aware […]

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