|Tips for Members
The AFC Team is working hard to keep the boards organized, friendly, and focused on the deals! We have recently updated some rules and guidelines to help everyone as they share deals, trade coupons, and navigate the forums. Here are a few important updates that you shouldn't miss:
Updated FSOT Rules
Sweeps, Rewards, & Points Posting Guidelines
Guide to Using the Cry for Help Forums
If you are unsure about any of AFC's guidelines regarding use of the forums, your signature or avatar, competitor site links, trader ratings, etc., it is very easy to find the latest, most up-to-date information. We have compiled all of the site rules in one thread for easy reference. We want your experience here to be positive, and we appreciate all of you taking the time to review how things work!
Hot Deals and Contests
Hot Bling is still underway! Everyone seems to love this fast-paced game based on the familiar "Hot Potato" game of the past. If you haven't joined in, you're missing a lot of fun. Find all of the details here, and keep your eyes open for that elusive Hot Bling blinkie as you surf AFC!
Are you short on time, but still want to get some great deals? Looking for hot printable coupons, awesome sales, and limited time freebies? Be sure to visit the Hot Deals forum everyday! You'll find the best deals available in stores and online all in one place. Make it your first stop as you surf AFC, and cash in on these deals while you can!
Threads You Don't Want to Miss
If you're a mom of school-aged children, then you are very familiar with the chore of packing lunches! In our household, we are always searching for ideas on how to fill the kids' lunchboxes with healthy, interesting meals at the lowest cost. Looking for some great frugal lunch ideas for your children's lunches (or maybe even your own lunch)? Find many frugal lunch tips and share your ideas on keeping lunches interesting without breaking the family budget here.
Have you stopped by Cook's Corner lately? It's a great place to meet some cooking friends, share recipes, and get ideas on what to do with all of your cheap food finds. You can read the daily "What's for Dinner?" thread for some cooking inspiration, and check out some recipes for you slow cooker in preparation for those busy fall evenings! Let your AFC friends help make meal planning easy and fun!
AFC's Frugal Living forum is filled with great tips from members on how to do all things frugally, including stocking your freezer, making your own cleaning supplies, and everything in between. Every month, you'll find a group of members here that set a budget, post their saving and spending goals for the month, and encourage each other to stick with their plans throughout the month. It is a great way to start thinking about budgeting and to put a plan into action with support from like-minded members! Check out their August thread and consider jumping in and giving it a go for September! It's the perfect time to set some goals and start planning ahead for holiday spending.
Looking for some inspiration? Want to get motivated to build a small stockpile or take advantage of all the free/cheap finds out there? Check out how these members are doing it! Gurlonthesun has built a stockpile after only three weeks of couponing! phoenixjean1 is pursuing her goal of findong a month of freebies. Cheer them on, and see for yourself how easy and fun it can be to coupon!
You Won What??
Maggiew won a Nook from her local library. The Stork has Visited…
Dominochic welcomed a baby boy on August 20. Robbo welcomed a baby boy on August 28. In Other News…
kittie1990 is going back to school for her GED.
Do you have some good news to share? Want to congratulate these members or wish them well? Then stop by the Celebrate with Me forum
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