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Kids Eat Free!

We've updated the list! Momtalk.com tries to keep the listings as current as possible, but before visiting any of the following local restaurants, we recommend calling ahead to verify that a kid promotion is still in effect.


Have a 9-year old who eats like a horse? A toddler who only eats red food? Need a break? All of the above? These Twin Cities locales feed kids for ... Continue reading Kids Eat Free!

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Friendly Fashion Forays for Not-So Friendly Economic Times: Feisty Fashion Girl


by Josi Wert Javinsky


Okay, so we are all in a pinch. Who has found themselves using the almost black-bananas when you used to toss those (just put a little yogurt over them!), and fishing change out of the bottom of your wallet to subsidize that latte? I know it's not just me. Everyone I talk to lately is on hard times and yet when that happens, p ... Continue reading Friendly Fashion Forays for Not-So Friendly Economic Times: Feisty Fashion Girl

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FrugalMom's Tips for Children's Clothes


By Angela Heidt


When I found out that I was pregnant, one of the first thoughts I had (after "oops") was how much fun I would have buying outfits for my little one. A few days later I was walking past a Baby Gap and saw a super-cute outfit in the window so I went inside, intending to buy it for my bundle of joy. About 30 seconds later I walked out in ... Continue reading FrugalMom's Tips for Children's Clothes

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Save Money Online Shopping


by Angela Heidt


Many of us are still wary of the whole online shopping phenomenon. After all, who knows what happens to our credit card number after you put it into cyberspace? I was the same way, but once I realized how much money I could save I quickly caved, and I've never looked back. There are some serious deals that can be found online, if you have the time to ... Continue reading Save Money Online Shopping

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Top 5 Products for Busy Moms


By Nicole LaMarco


Parents have so many choices these days with gimmicks and gizmos advertised to aid them in childrearing. Lots of things aren't safe for kids and others aren't all they are promised to be. Here is a top-5 list of products for parents that will really help and get kids involved.


1. Mark My Time Bookmark... Continue reading Top 5 Products for Busy Moms

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Green Shopping Guide


By Keri Greenwald


So you're thinking to yourself that it is that time of the year again and although you love the parties and seeing everyone looking their best, shopping for the holidays is a total pain in the *ss!


Have no worries: I am here to help with a timesaving and earth-saving Green Shopping Guide. Now, breathe in that clean Twi ... Continue reading Green Shopping Guide

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The Kids Clothes Battleground: You're Not Going Out Like That!


by Katriena Knights


We've all heard it--on a TV show, in a movie, or coming out of our own mouths--"You are not leaving this house looking like that." Whether it's too much make-up, clothes that seem too adult, or pants that hang so far down that everyone knows what brand of underwear your son wears, the battle over your child's appearance is a univer ... Continue reading The Kids Clothes Battleground: You're Not Going Out Like That!

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It's All About The Shoes


(NAPSI)-From comfortable mules to towering stilettos, women love to accessorize from the bottom up. According to a 2007 consumer survey, American women own, on average, 19 pairs of shoes--and 15 percent of women own 30 pairs or more.


To give women the opportunity to shop for a good cause, leading multimedia retailer QVC and the Fashion Footwear Associ ... Continue reading It's All About The Shoes

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Back to School on a Budget: Bargain Shopping for Back to School Supplies and Clothes


by Megan Torrini


Kids love summer vacation, but there is also a lot of excitement in the air- new classes, new teachers, new friends and new stuff!


Parents are ready for the kids to start the school year as well, but all the new clothes, new shoes, new backpacks and new school supplies can add financial stress to an already tight budget ... Continue reading Back to School on a Budget: Bargain Shopping for Back to School Supplies and Clothes

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Five Tips for Saving Big on Back-to-school Shopping


It's almost time for the kids to go back to school, and this year shopping for school supplies will be a lot more difficult for many families. Due to high gas prices and stretched budgets, financially pinched parents are looking for creative ways to save money.  



In addition to cutting back on normal back-to-school purchases, parents are comparing pri ... Continue reading Five Tips for Saving Big on Back-to-school Shopping

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Use a Price Book to Save



by Sandy Shields


Price Books: You have probably heard about them, or read about them in budgeting articles. But what exactly is a Price Book?


A Price Book is a powerful tool used by smart shoppers to help them save money. It is a practical technique used to record prices of frequently purchased items. Consumers armed with a curre ... Continue reading Use a Price Book to Save

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What's Old is New (and Hip) Again


by Megan Torrini


Nearly all of us are concerned about the economy these days, and not to mention the hit it is taking on our pocketbooks. Budget clothes shopping, such as consignment shops, stores that sell vintage clothing and discount clothing stores used to get a bad rap- but those days are gone. These days it's hip to have articles of clothing t ... Continue reading What's Old is New (and Hip) Again

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Feisty Fashion Girl: Thoughts on Style, Shopping & Clothes


by Josi Wert Javinsky


Hey Guys! Welcome to the first installment of Feisty Fashion Girl. I'm a girl who has always loved fashion but has held fast to my own strong opinions at the same time. My philosophy is DO NOT be a slave to fashion but use it to your advantage! Fashion can be overwhelming - almost to the point where you think " Why Even Tr ... Continue reading Feisty Fashion Girl: Thoughts on Style, Shopping & Clothes

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Buy in Bulk: Go Green and Save Money



As more of us shop for green products and make wiser energy choices -- and increasingly have to watch our budgets -- buying in bulk is becoming a popular option. Bulk products reduce the amount of waste going into landfills and take less energy and other resources to produce while offering shoppers lower prices.


Statistics from the Environmental Protection ... Continue reading Buy in Bulk: Go Green and Save Money

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Organic Food is Good Food- Where To Buy in the Twin Cities


By Megan Torrini


Known as one of the healthiest places in America, it's no wonder the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area has some great places to shop for organic and locally grown items. Quaint neighborhood co-ops, grocery stores and city farmer's markets all have healthy, organic selections for you to choose from.


M ... Continue reading Organic Food is Good Food- Where To Buy in the Twin Cities

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The Frugal Shopper's Favorite Frugal Tips

By Sandy Shields


The following are my favorite frugal tips that I use on a regular basis. I hope that they will help you as much as they have helped me and my family.

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• Keep a positive attitude.
When you succeed at saving money you are helping yourself. Pat yourself on the back for meeting your goals. ... Continue reading The Frugal Shopper's Favorite Frugal Tips

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Five Fashion Tips for a Sleeker You


by Diane Palmer


Work with your body for the best fitting clothes..


Here are 5 great tips to get you looking for the right clothes. Remember find styles that suit your body type, don't squeeze into clothes for the sake of the latest styles. Gravity will take over, and anything you are trying to squeeze into an outfit, will find anothe ... Continue reading Five Fashion Tips for a Sleeker You

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Look Like A Million On Any Budget


By Peggy Butler


All the flash, but without the cash. Now funk on that!


Imagine! You've been invited to a glitzy fund raiser where all the women will be clad in jewelry by Cartier and wearing gowns by such designers as Vera Wang and Donatella Versace. Searching aimlessly through your closet, you discover that the only item resembling a ... Continue reading Look Like A Million On Any Budget

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Seasonal Sales Shopping List

Been saving up for that 'something special'? Want to know when you will get the best deal? Are you curious to know when your favorite foods will be going on sale?


Let this seasonal shopping guide help you make those strategic shopping decisions!


JANUARY
• Post-Holiday Sales
• White Sales
• Sports and Weight Loss Equipment< ... Continue reading Seasonal Sales Shopping List

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Sex in the City--Statistics


By Julie Burton & C.J. Renner

A hit TV show (and soon to be movie) about four women who spend most of their time gossiping and forever questing to find that perfect pair of heels - what are we teaching our young women? But wait, underneath all that dishing and shopping, there's something large at work...Sex in the City highlights the economic power of women!

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