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My “No-Spend Month” Challenge {Spoiler: I Survived and Target is Still in Business}

I freely admit that I like to shop. Clothes, shoes, books, fabric, sewing patterns, things for the house… It’s so much fun to pore over websites and through sale racks, trying to find a great deal. Plus, if you are buying for someone else, it’s completely guilt-free!  Okay, not really. Thankfully, my conscience and my […]

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Frugal Friday! (First Installment)

If you have been following the Iowa City Moms Blog for any amount of time, you have probably caught on to the fact that many of our writers (including myself) are self-proclaimed “barganistas”, “clearance-rack junkies”, “garage sale queens”, etc.  Lianna shared some tips on how to become a garage-sale queen, and Tara has shared both thrift-store bargains […]

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