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Monroe sales fliers July 19
« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2009, 11:00:08 AM »

Monroe sales fliers July 19
19 July 2009, 8:00 am

Here are some of the promotions in the discount, drug store and grocery store fliers for the Monroe, Mich., area stores this week:

Meijer: Cucumbers at three for $1, cabbage at 29 cents a pound, Kraft macaroni and cheese 39 cents a box, milk for $1.75, buy one get two free Dynamo laundry soap. Earn...

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Spend less or more for your money?
« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2009, 11:00:08 AM »

Spend less or more for your money?
19 July 2009, 8:14 am

When you start to take a serious look at how to cut back on routine household products and groceries, you’ll probably be frustrated at what it takes to really spend less.

Do you really want to buy three bottles of laundry soap because that’s the sale price? I know you’d rather jus...

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Baseball stadium outing on a budget
« Reply #32 on: July 19, 2009, 11:01:04 PM »

Baseball stadium outing on a budget
19 July 2009, 10:42 pm

My husband and I went with several members of my family today to see the Cleveland Indians game in Cleveland, Ohio.

An aside to the Detroit Tigers fans – do pay close attention to the Seattle Mariners this week. Seattle beat Cleveland 5-3 today. Yes, I know the Cleveland stats for this season...

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Back to school sale roundup July 20
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Back to school sale roundup July 20
20 July 2009, 6:45 am

During the past two years, I’ve been picking up a couple of items each week from the summer back-to-school sales for my college daughter.

It saves her time during the rush of other errands before school starts to have that detail already taken care of. And buying such items early really is mu...

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Why do I bother with sales reports?
« Reply #34 on: July 20, 2009, 07:00:21 AM »

Why do I bother with sales reports?
20 July 2009, 6:59 am

The sales flier roundups such as the back-to-school sales post I just made were not originally part of the Monroe on a Budget content.

I assumed that people read the sales fliers that were in effect in their neighborhood, and planned their shopping trips accordingly. I realized after popular blogs ...

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Ottawa Lake food pantry open July 25
« Reply #35 on: July 20, 2009, 03:00:12 PM »

Ottawa Lake food pantry open July 25
20 July 2009, 2:41 pm

This post is for my readers in Monroe County, Mich.:

St. Michael Lutheran Church, 5790 W. Temperance Rd., Ottawa Lake, Mich., will open its food pantry to the public from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday July 25.

All residents of Monroe County, Mich., who stop by will receive food. Those who are eligible ...

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New options for Angel Food orders
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New options for Angel Food orders
20 July 2009, 2:55 pm

If you would like to order groceries from Angel Food Ministries, but didn’t care for the grocery mixes in the standard “signature boxes,” there is another option.

You can now order any of the special boxes as an individual purchase. There will no longer be a signature box or alter...

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Monroe on a Budget: Free blueberry donut July 21 at Tim Hortons
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Free blueberry donut July 21 at Tim Hortons
20 July 2009, 3:15 pm

Tim Hortons has announced it will have free blueberry donuts from 6 to 10 a.m. Tuesday July 21, one per customer. This giveaway is to help launch the new donut flavor at the coffee and bakery restaurant chain.

Local readers: There are Tim Hortons at the following locations:

1448 N.Telegraph Rd., M...

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Monroe on a Budget: Order back-to-school products online at Meijer.com
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Order back-to-school products online at Meijer.com
20 July 2009, 3:41 pm

Ohh, I can just hear the cheers from some moms and dads and teachers on this one!

You can now order back-to-school supplies over the Internet – without dragging the kids to the store – without hearing the following whines: “But I WANT THIS!! … All the other kids will have on...

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Monroe on a Budget: Monroe Thrift Shop changing its hours
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Monroe Thrift Shop changing its hours
20 July 2009, 4:11 pm

This post is for my readers in Monroe, Mich.:

The Monroe Thrift Shop, 119 S. Monroe St., Monroe, Mich., will be closed from July 27 to Aug. 10 for a summer break.

When the shop re-opens on Aug. 11, the new hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays through saturdays, except for Tuesdays when the sto...

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Monroe on a Budget: Lowe’s back-to-campus deals
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Lowe’s back-to-campus deals
20 July 2009, 5:32 pm

The Lowe’s sales flier that came in my mail today (I live in the 48162 zip code) has some “back to campus” deals for July 23-27.

You’ll find lots of plastic storage tubs to pick from including a lidded crate 12-gallon will be two for $10. The 18-gallon totes will be two for ...

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Monroe on a Budget: Hi-Lite and Danny’s fliers July 20
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Hi-Lite and Danny’s fliers July 20
20 July 2009, 5:38 pm

Hi-Lite Supermarket and Danny’s Fine Foods run their grocery ads in the Monday edition of The Monroe Evening News.

Hi-Lite has sweet corn at 10 for $2, bananas at 29 cents a pound, Michigan potatoes $2.29 for a 12-pound bag. General Mills cereals at four for $9. Maxwell House coffee at $1.99 ...

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Monroe on a Budget: Financial headline roundup
« Reply #42 on: July 20, 2009, 09:00:22 PM »

Financial headline roundup
20 July 2009, 7:44 pm

Here are some of the headlines that caught my attention during the past couple of days:

USA Weekend: Feed a family for $800 a year. Even from this short article, one can tell it took time to ramp up that curve. Beginners can set a more reachable goal – such as cutting $800 a year from the gro...

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Monroe on a Budget: Using Michigan Bridge Card to buy fresh produce
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Using Michigan Bridge Card to buy fresh produce
21 July 2009, 6:58 am

The Detroit News has an article today about Michigan farmers markets that accept Michigan Bridge Card for purchases.

A snippet:

At least a dozen markets in the state were approved this year to accept food stamps, bringing the total to 29. That is the most of any state in the Midwest.

“We sa...

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Monroe on a Budget: Mature Driver Workshop = possible insurance discount
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Mature Driver Workshop = possible insurance discount
21 July 2009, 9:30 am

This post is for my readers in and near Monroe, Mich.:

A grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is allowing the Traffic Improvement Association to present the Mature Driver Workshop from Aug. 10 to 12 at the Monroe Center for Healthy Aging, 15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, Mich.

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