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1. clip coupons, print them from freeflys,other free coupon sites, also use Sunday paper to catch deals ( average savings for me 90.00)
I have a lot of clothes in my closet that I grew out of over the last couple years. Now that I'm losing weight, I tried on all my clothes to determine how tight they are and lined them up in my closet accordingly. Now, as I lose the pounds, I go shopping in my closet -I save both time and money!
If you like juices like Tropicana 50 *fewer carbs* just buy the regular OJ and add water to the juice in your glass. Start with 1/4 water and see how you like the taste. You can use more water according to your personal taste. You get twice as much for half the price and fewer calories and carbs!
A small hint for saving for Christmas: My bank automatically takes out money twice a month from my checking and puts it into a Christmas Club account. I just started doing this this year and am amazed at how much I have already saved for Christmas 2010!! YAY!
When I want something like a book, a dvd, a heart rate monitor, an exercise machine etc. I look it up on amazon and put it in my cart. I do not buy it just yet. After a week or so when I look at the account I often find out that I do not "need" the stuff I so much thought I cannot live without!