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Harnessing those Savvy Shopping Skills

Elizabeth

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Dec 7th, 2012

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How is your holiday checklist coming along? Decorating the house, holiday cards ordered and mailed, preparing the holiday menu, order and ship Thelma’s gift (mother-in-law… possibly the hardest person to buy for) – check, check, and double-check. But, what about your financial holiday checklist? Are you prepared? Here are a few tips to help you harness those savvy shopper skills:

What are your holiday money-saving tips?

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Shop Early
Don’t wait until the VERY last minute to buy presents, decorations or food! Check out sale ads (check out the Albertsons Market circular… hint hint)  and stock up on sale items, in advance.
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Shop online
Skipping crowded malls saves on gas and your sanity.
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Buy store brands for staples
Don’t get caught up on the label, you and your guests will never know the difference. Rachel Ray sure doesn’t. She recently proclaimed our Wild Harvest Organic Unsalted Butter “The Best Butter Stick”! Read more from Rachel Ray: http://bit.ly/RachelRayMag
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Decorate on the cheap
Have the kids make cute holiday crafts. (Fruit Loop garland, anyone?) Looking for ideas for the kids? Check out our Hooked on Holiday Crafts Pinterest Board.
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Plan holiday meals in advance
Check out our Essential Everyday Recipe Collection. It’s full of easy, pocketbook-friendly recipes.
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