Saving money when you must spend:
The other day, my plan came true. In just over three months, I had saved $300 in Amazon credit by filling out surveys on OpinionOutpost.com, MySurvey.com, and SurveyHead.com, trading in points earned through MyPoints.com, and participating in a Communispace focus group. I was still a ways away from the $400 I would need to meet my agreement with my husband but, fortunately, the model I wanted went on sale for $100 off and I was able to buy it. It arrived yesterday and I’m already in love, wondering how I ever lived without it.
Earning this credit didn’t take significant time out of my day and it was very easy. I’m currently trying to figure out what I’m going to save up for next.]]>
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As an alternative to freezing plain water for the dog’s water bowl, you can also make your dog some popsicles. Just freeze cubes of sodium-free beef or chicken broth. Just serve the broth ice cubes in a bowl by themselves (don’t use a popsicle stick or put them in your dog’s water dish). For these, I recommend either making very tiny ice cubes or very large ones so they aren’t a choking hazard.
Silicone muffin pans are available in stores and online for $10-$25 each. Don’t spend $25 on one. The least expensive ones I’ve seen are at Target, Walmart, Marshalls, and Ross. Just be sure whichever one you get is actually made of silicone and it is FLEXIBLE.]]>