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Frugal Tips from a Shopaholic

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This article was originally written for WomensWeb.in “When I shop, the world gets better, and the world is better, but then it’s not, and I need to do it again” Rebecca Bloomword in the movie Confessions of a Shopalcoholic. Very soon we are going to have a Rebecca Bloomword phase. The bedsheets will look faded. The cushion covers no longer …

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Awesome Tips to Reduce Your Grocery Bills

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Grocery bills are like mystery novels. The more you read them, more surprises pop out. Blame it on smart marketing gimmicks of super stores. Even we tend to fall for latest flavors, fresh produces, organics. The result: essentials kitchen items are forgotten. We order for home delivery. As the month comes to an end, we don’t know how much we …

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Honey I Shrunk the House Chores!

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We have added another company to this list, since this post was first published Got a job in a metro city that leaves you and your spouse with little time to give clothes for laundry or clean the ceiling fans, or get electrical repairs done, then worry not. There is help at hand.  A bunch of enterprising people have launched services …

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Classic Christmas Movies You Can’t Miss

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With Christmas and New year around the corner,our spending instincts must have overpowered the saving instincts. So why not  bring in the festival season in style. Here is our first festival spending guide: A great Christmas movie list, thanks to the Gruhini’s movie freak husband, is something you will enjoy. So take your pick and stack up your DVD rack with …

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3 Steps to a Frugal and a Terrific Diwali

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Festivals like Diwali test our inherent nature of that being a spender and saver. Women like me who often hear “why don’t you plan it in advance” from their mums all the time, are the ones who end up spending more than what’s really needed. I often develop short term amnesia around festival time. I forget about left overs like …

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