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I got a “free” gift card!

by a.b. So I’ve used MyPoints for about a year now. I don’t ever do a lot of online shopping, so most of my experience with these rewards programs is just clicking through on the e-mails, getting 5 “points” for each. Low and behold, I accumulated enough for a $50 Target Gift Card. I buy… Continue Reading

I Am So Cheap…..I reuse tape.

by a.b. I know you think it can’t be done, but yes, I reused packing tape. When we moved into our apartment, we discovered that our screen door doesn’t shut all the way, leaving an inch gap towards the top. Considering that it’s only reason for existing is to keep out bugs and (gasp) spiders,… Continue Reading