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Coupon Curt: It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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October is upon us, and yes, I have a coupon for that too.  In the spirit of National Breast Cancer Awareness month I would like to take a minute or two of your time to tell you about the sincere, and ever-present disease, and tell you how Marra’s can help! Most of us have known [...] [Read More]

Free photo cling at Walgreens

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with code FREE_PHOTO_CLING_DEAL today (8/18/10 only) and you have to have it shipped (about $6) but it’s a $9.99 value! [Read More]
Categories: deals, online sales

Inexpensive backpacks

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Does your kid destroy backpacks? As in, carries everything and a hamster around and by the end of the school year its barely able to hold a folder? Yeah, thought so. I used to do that too. But wait! There’s hope! There are a lot of places you can get inexpensive backpacks for your kids, [...] [Read More]

What do you do to cut back on school supplies costs?

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Even though I’m not a student anymore, I still get really excited about back to school shopping. When I was a kid, it was the one time of year that I got a ton of new supplies that I could organize, decorate and shove into my backpack. It was awesome. These days, I still get [...] [Read More]

Jailbreaking made easy

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The U.S. government has said that iPhone owners are officially allowed to “jailbreak” their devices for “educational purposes.” (read more here)
Jailbreakme 2.0 was released promptly after the announcement and you can now jailbreak your iPhone by visiting the site.
Read more here [Read More]
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Jailbreaking made easy

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The U.S. government has said that iPhone owners are officially allowed to “jailbreak” their devices for “educational purposes.” (read more here)
Jailbreakme 2.0 was released promptly after the announcement and you can now jailbreak your iPhone … [Read More]
Categories: in the news

Something to read

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10 ways to cozy up your home (fewer people have the credit line to do the renovations – kind of sad but good tips)
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Tired of carrying around loyalty cards on your keychain? Read about mobile loyalty programs
Let’s discuss! [Read More]
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Trade up!

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Kids are trading cell phones for Porsches these days, at least this kid did Ortiz [the kid] spends five to six hours each day searching Craigslist for the right kind of swaps. Over the last two years and 14 trades, he’s had an eclectic assortment of items in his possession, including an iPod touch, various [...] [Read More]
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