Blogs:Thrifty Mom

Thrifty Mom says goodbye with one last free printable


My time as Central Penn Parent’s Thrifty Mom has come to an end...

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Learn a new language for free and more


These two apps will help make you smarter and healthier...

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Giant’s Nature’s Promise offers store brand alternatives to organic, free from products


In its latest push toward store brands, Giant is touting its Nature’s Promise line of more than 1,000 products “in every aisle”...

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Packing your lunch saves big money


In honor of National Pack Your Lunch Day, here are a few tips to make the most of your brown-bag lunches...

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Turkey Hill pumps up its fuel rewards


With the big two grocery stores often dominating the talk of fuel rewards, Turkey Hill decided to pump up its game...

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Free app to control your child’s screen time


Keep your kids from spending too much time on electronics with this easy-to-use app...

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On the quest for Shopkins?


There’s a secret stash of those popular little figures in some stores you’d never think to look...

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No-tie shoelaces for only a buck


Turn any pair of shoes into slip-ons for the little ones with a few easy steps...

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Refresher: Thrifty Mom tackles taxes


With tax season right around the corner, here are a few tips on how to save money when it comes to your taxes...

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Get your coffee froth on at home


Save money and enjoy some of your favorite lattes by making them at home by following these easy steps...

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About This Blog

Larissa Newton is the copy/Web editor for Central Penn Business Journal, a sister newspaper of Central Penn Parent. She is mom to a 3-year-old daughter, and loves to get things for free. Email her with comments, suggestions or tips at Follow her on Twitter @newton_larissa.

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