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The Best Juicy Frugal Tips Starting with Coffee

Maybe it's because I live in Louisiana.  This part of the country drips with warm weather, great food and drink, and a constant stream of live music.  And we share some of the same European "squeeze  the juice out of every moment" daily lifestyle habits.    Like the love of coffee.   It's a $4-6 per day habit in my house, even when I make most of it at home.  Some say cut it out of your budget, it's a waste.   I say that's ridiculous.   In fact,  I propose that you cut something else out of the budget just to keep coffee in!  Why?   1) It's good for your health (and this is from the people and research at Harvard , mon ami).  2)  It's one of the best inexpensive ways to add a frugal juiciness to every day of your life.     The Belgians love coffee so much that they serve chocolate with every cup -- free of charge.  It's a visual    If you want to immerse yourself in the Belgian way, check out this blogger's post  about the Belg
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