Have you ever found some extra change in the couch or a random $20 in your jeans? The State of Idaho just experienced something similar - ending the fiscal year with an extra $94 million in their pockets.
This might be some extra incentive to grab the local produce at the Boise Farmers Market this spring. Strange winter weather around the US is impacting crops, and that means prices might be going up on the food that's trucked in from other places.
If your grocery bill is at least a hundred bucks every time you go to the store, soon you might be able to a whole lot more stuff with it. Two big grocery retailers in the Treasure Valley are slashing prices and that means good things for our tortilla chip and granola addictions.
We all have our go-to excuses. I didn't know it was so common until ALL of my friends told me what they do to avoid saying, "Yes, I went shopping and spent way too much money." Here are some examples of what my friends do:
Couponing is time-consuming and difficult for those (me) who can't completely grasp the concept. I can't think far enough ahead to know that I'll want 30 cans of soup when I'm really shopping for laundry detergent. I had no idea that all you have to do is email a company and they…