I hope you get a chance to check out the article my girls and I were featured in for the Miami Herald.
It was on back-to-school savings. We had a blast taking the shot. Nothing like getting to throw up school supplies in the air. The photographer who came out to take it was totally awesome.
Plus I think the article has some excellent back-to-school tips.
Here's some of the article ..
Diana Ennen considers back-to-school shopping a contact sport, an activity that you train for year-round -- not just in the final weeks of summer before school starts. While others fret over these tough economic times, the Margate mother of three has discovered that "it's easier to find bargains now. There are more sales and deals. You just have to be on the lookout for them.''
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Tell us your secrets for saving money on back-to-school shopping. And let other moms know about any sales you come across -- around town and online. Anyone who posts in this forum by Aug. 13 goes into a drawing for a $250 Target giftcard. And join the discussion on "greening'' your supply list here.a buck.
Ennen, who is also president of Virtual Word Publishing, is an avid coupon clipper, clearance aisle browser and thrift shop fanatic. She has signed up for emails from her favorite stores so she can be ready for the best sales; she searches for coupons on the Web; and she buys in bulk -- but only when it is actually cheaper. Saving money, she adds, is all about the planning.