$12 Eyeglasses

By Valerie | February 2, 2009

Well, I figured it was worth a shot and I’m pleased as punch with my two paires of glasses from Zenni Optical Total, INCLUDING SHIPPING, was only $30.85 That was for 2 pairs of single-vision eyeglasses, one with tinting. Shipped from Hong Kong.

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Chicken Enchiladas

By Valerie | January 30, 2009

If you’re looking for a simple, yet delicious, enchilada recipe, you’ve come to the right place. (I felt obligated to post my recipe after I bought all that sour cream, cheddar cheese and Ro-Tel.) This is my own recipe. I created it before one could look for a recipe online…

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My rough list for Farm Fresh this weekend

By Valerie | December 17, 2008

All prices are from the Internet Express for the Great Bridge location. Item Q Exp Date Price Unit Price After Q Product from Internet Express Chinet Napkins – 11-23-08 SS $1.00/1 12/31/08 1.33 -0.67 2ply 40 ct beverage Scotch Packaging Tape, one roll – 11-23-08 SS $1.00/1 1/31/09 1.35 -0.65…

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Sweet Savings

By Valerie | December 17, 2008

Just a little post about the grocery ads this morning. Harris Teeter has Mountaineer apples (my favorite) on sale for 1.69 a pound. Sweet and crisp! Not much else to write home about in their ad, but Farm Fresh is tripling up to 50 cents and doubling up to a…

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Check out Common Sense with Money

By Valerie | December 7, 2008

“Common Sense with Money” is a great blog! The author always provides an excellent overview of the Walgreen’s deals each week, among other things. With so many great blogs to visit, be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed to keep up with the posts. (You can do that with…

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Triple List, Hampton Roads

By Valerie | December 5, 2008

Coupon values are those from the Pilot. The Bloom I shop at is on South Battlefield Blvd., in Chesapeake. They do give overages (thus all the marshmallows I bought today). Here’s my list: Item Price Q Req Q Value Q Source Final Price Unit Price Lipton Recipe Secrets 1.50 1…

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Super EZ Peanut Brittle

By Valerie | November 18, 2008

Ingredients 1    cup    sugar ½    cup    corn syrup 1    cup    peanuts 1    tsp    vanilla 1    tsp    butter 1    tsp    baking soda Instructions In 2 quart glass bowl (ideally a glass measuring pitcher with a handle) mix sugar & corn syrup, then microwave 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts and microwave 2…

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Homemade Liver Snaps (dog treats)

By Valerie | November 14, 2008

Makes almost 1-1/2 pounds! I created this recipe from a variation of other dog treat recipes because I wanted a small treat to put in my dog’s Kong Stuff-A-Ball Large. She has a blast banging it around to get the treats out. The “Kong” brand treats cost about $7 for…

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A Cook’s Books – fab recipe software for Mac users

By Valerie | November 8, 2008

I actually came upstairs to print a dog food recipe and got sidetracked by some emails. I decided to post a video showing my technique for importing recipes from the web into this great software. Here it is: acbk-import-demo You can purchase this software directly from the developer at: http://www.3caam.com/index.html

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Harris Teeter – part 1

By Valerie | November 6, 2008

Actually, I haven’t decided if I’ll go back later today. Lots to do. I picked up all the best deals. The rest of the stuff on my list is just so-so. I was disappointed to learn that Harris Teeter no longer credits the overage of the coupon to other items.…

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