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Giveaway Winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win the drawing! I used Random.org to choose the winners, and here they are:

The book, “Budget Kit” by Judy Lawrence, goes to

Susan at Potpourri


The phone call with author Judy Lawrence goes to

Aldra at Consciously Frugal

Congratulations, you two! Check your e-mail and contact me within 48 hours to confirm your prize. If I don’t hear from you, I’ll select another winner.

For everyone else, you can buy the book “The Budget Kit” at author Judy Lawrence’s website, Money Tracker. Also check out her consulting services, other books, or send her an e-mail if you have questions you think she can help with.

Thanks again for your entries!

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Giving to Haiti

My heart aches for the people of Haiti, and while I know my contribution is small, I am donating $10 to The Red Cross for disaster relief.

I normally would donate privately without announcing it to the world, but I’m posting about it now because many generous bloggers are offering to contribute their own money for links – blog about how you’re helping and they will increase their donations to the relief effort. If you blog and you donate, please consider linking up so your donation can go farther.

I am linking this post to the following blogs, all of which are donating when you link up with them.

Money Saving Mom $10 to Compassion, $.30 (one meal) to Numana

Mom’s Toolbox $10 to Compassion International

The Frugal Girl $1 to Living Water

The Diaper Diaries $5 to World Vision

Suburban Tree Hugger $5 to The Red Cross

Saving Money Plan$5 to Partners in Health

Making Time for Mommy $1 to Feeding My Starving Children

Lamp Unto My Feet $1 to Operation Blessing

Common Sense with Money $1 to The Red Cross

A Scrapbook of Sorts $1 to Compassion

Couponing 101 $2 to Compassion

I Heart Publix $1 to The Red Cross

Frugal Living and Having Fun $.25 to The Red Cross

Pennies and Blessings $10 to SCORE

Swag Grabber $2 to The Red Cross

Savings and Stewardship $1 to World Vision

Mommy Snacks $1 split between Samaritan’s purse and World Vision

Saving Cents with Sense $1 for every link

Thrifty Northwest Mom $1 to World Vision

Life Uncomplicated $.50 to Haiti Relief Fund through Global Giving

Cha Ching on a Shoestring $1 to World Vision

Surviving the Stores $2 to Compassion

Saving with Shellie $2 to Compassion and Red Cross

4 Hats and Frugal $1.00 to UNICEF

Cincinnati Coupons $1 to The Red Cross

Baby Good Buys $1 to The Red Cross

Another Mom’s View $2 to Doctors Without Borders

The Thrifty Couple $1 to Compassion

Bargain Blessings $.50 through her church

The Thrifty Mama $1 to Compassion

Mrs. Moneysaver $5 to Compassion

Adventures of a Somewhat Crunchy Mama $1 to GAIN

Sharpen Your Scissors $1 to Raincatchers

The Frugal Find $.25 to Caribbean Disaster Relief

The Krazy Coupon Lady matched donation

Bargain Briana $5 to Food for the Poor

Puget Sound Prudence $.50 to The Red Cross

Saving with Amy $.50 to The Red Cross

A High and Noble Calling $1 to Compassion

Mommie Cheapest $.25 to The Red Cross

Diary of a Modern Matriarch $1 to Doctors Without Borders

Large Family, Many Blessings $5 to Compassion

Mark and Christine Satterfield $5 to Long Hollow’s Haiti Relief Fund

Because of these generous bloggers, my $10 donation is turned into well over $100 of relief aid making its way to Haiti! A HUGE THANK YOU!

If you see one I missed, please post it in my comments section.

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