Groupon Coupons

You have probably heard of Groupon, but do you know about the [lesser-known] Groupon Coupons? Groupon Coupons is a collection of over 77,000 completely free coupons that can be used in store or online by consumers. They offer consumers an additional way to save even more money at Groupon because the...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Complete the Checklist


    Before you open up your garage sale for customers, there are quite a few things you should have accomplished.  Read over this, your hosting checklist, before you let the early birds in! Are all of your items priced?  Are you sure the prices are accurate? 2.     Do you ...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Some Special Displays


    Rows and rows of tables at a garage sale are a little boring, if not very useful for the host and helpful for the shopper.  But as a host, there might be items you'd like to display that need something a little more specialized than just another flat table.  Here are some special displays ...
  • Frugal Pets

    A Gift For Your Pet


     When the holidays come around -- or a beloved furry family member celebrates his or her birthday -- you may want to give your pets presents, too!  Or maybe one of your friends loves their puppy as their best friend, and you want to honor that by giving the dog a gift as well.  You do...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Garage Sale Photobooth


    All right, so you've got everything set up for your garage sale photobooth -- you've practiced your technique, your battery's charged, your tripod is set up.  Now it's time to get down to the business side, since the creativity's down pat. How much should you charge for photos?  You have ...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Replacing Seasonal Clearance Sales


    About midway through a season, clothing stores have sales where they start heavily discounting the merchandise for the previous season's weather.  They're a great temptation to spend lots of money creating your immediate wardrobe and your wardrobe almost a year into the future.  However, r...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Make Your Own Bagels


     A staple of some cities' cuisines and a luxury in others, bagels are a hearty bread option that can be enjoyed for any meal of the day.  Not only that, but they're very flexible as far as what toppings they can hold and what can go between two sliced bagel halves!  Instead of indulgi...
  • General Frugal Tips

    How to Safely Dumpster Dive


    Dumpster diving is an activity that many people turn their noses up at -- perhaps for good reason.  The basic premise: you find a dumpster full of food (or other items, but generally edibles) still contained in its original wrappings, and then collect it and take it home to eat.  Sound a l...
  • Flea Markets

    To Label or Not To Label


    At a flea market, you don't always see items for sale labeled with a specific price.  Often, it's just a vendor sitting there with his or her wares in front of him, and if you want to buy something, you have to start by naming a price or asking them what they want for it.  As a flea market...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Distinguish Fake Bills From Real One


     Although the amount of counterfeit bills in circulation is relatively small, garage sales are a perfect place for scammers to unload these illegal copies, as many hosts don't bother to check the bills for authenticity and will just issue change and finish out the transaction.  As a host, ...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Garage Sale On Unusual Hours


    For some people, the traditional 8-2 or 9-3 garage sale hours just aren't all that great.  Maybe you're a night owl, and can't stand the idea of moving around before noon.  Maybe you're a morning person, and working in the afternoon is daunting.  If you find one of these things to be ...






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