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April 9, 2010

Giveaway: BeCentsable Book April 9-15th

Be Centsable: How to Cut Your Household Budget In Half
As you know, saving money is one of my biggest hobbies.  I was thrilled to get a copy of this book to review.  I have only read a few chapters, and I already have taken notes on things I would like to try!  It is great to learn money saving tips from another perspective. 

Be Centsable: How to Cut Your Household Budget in Half, written by Kristin McKee and Chrissy Pate of BeCentsable.net, offers the everyday consumer ways to cut their expenses without completely changing your lifestyle.  They offere a step-by-step approach to saving money that is flexible to meet the needs of any family.

Here is a sample of the great tips and advice the book offers:

Don't like coupons? No sweat!: Use "sales cycle" and other strategic shopping methods to save on food items without ever clipping a coupon!

Cook once, eat twice (or more)! Save time and money with little effort.

Get a FREE warehouse club membership! Earn back the cost of the membership with one simple purchase you are already making each week!

Learn how to save hundreds on your electric bill each year in one easy afternoon!

Enjoy dinner and a movie for 40% less!

Two lucky readers will recieve a FREE copy of Be Centsable: How to Cut Your Household Budget in Half.  see the details below on how to enter the giveaway. If you are not one of the lucky winners, you can get a copy of the book online at AmazonBarnes & Noble , or Borders. 

Enter the Giveaway
Every reader has the chance to enter this giveaway up to four times by the following methods. If you are an anonymous reader please leave your e-mail address so that I can contact the winner via e-mail!  The winner will be posted & have 48 hours to respond.

1. This book gives great tips on how to save money on food, personal care products, vacations, entertainment, household products, etc.  Leave a comment telling me which portion of your budget you would like to trim.

2. Become a follower of The Coupon Basics and then leave another comment on this post telling me you have done so.

3. Subscribe to my feed via RSS or e-mail. (You must confirm your e-mail subscription to qualify for a valid entry).  Then leave a comment on this post telling me you've done so. If you are already a subsciber, just leave me a comment telling me you are already a subscriber.

4. Become a fan of The Coupon Basics on Facebook and then leave a separate comment telling me you've done so.  If you are already a fan, just leave me a comment telling me you are already a fan.

The giveaway will end Monday, April 15th at 11:59 PM.  Good Luck!


  1. I'd like to trim our household products budget.

  2. I would like to trim our food budget.

  3. I would like to trim our foods budget.

  4. I already have a tight household/personal care budget so I'd like to trim down entertainment & vacations next. Thanks

  5. I would like to trim money on eating out.

  6. I would like to trim back on household products.