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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Crest White Strips I’ve used these for years and have always had great results. I don’t drink soda or coffee or smoke, so they may not work as well for people who […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Annual passes for local museums and attractions My kids are lucky, living so close to fun attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Legoland and Sea World. When I was growing up outside […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Nordstrom Rack for iPhone cases When I bought my iPhone, I really wanted a monogrammed case. I paid way too much for it, Chase laughed at me and it didn’t even hold […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Living Proof Full Shampoo/Conditioner I have written before about my struggles styling my hair. It’s fine, I’m impatient, so it’s usually not pretty. It looks better when I curl it, but unless […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Carter’s pajamas at Costco When the kids were infants, I thought Carter’s had the cutest little outfits. My kids outgrew onesies years ago, but I still think Carter’s pajamas are among the […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Grocery store bulk discounts on alcohol I swear, despite my posts on how to save money on booze, I really don’t drink that much. But, we entertain, I go to girls’ nights, […]

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Friday Five – Favorite Stores Edition

I’m doing something a little different for the Friday Five today: highlighting some of my favorite stores that can help save you time and money. Everyone knows I love Costco’s prepared food, Fresh & Easy’s coupons and Target’s red card, but here are a few others, both brick-and-mortar and online. 1. Home Goods My friend, […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. The Wet Brush My sister-in-law was visiting last week, and she has a lot of hair. It takes hours for a professional to dry it, and it is wavy so it tangles […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Google Shared Calendar Every family is busy with work and social commitments. I have a cute photo calendar of the kids, but I don’t ever write on it. When events come up, […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Target clearance bathing suits In many parts of the country, it is the end of summer. Not so much here in San Diego, as our warmest months are often September and October. […]

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