Money-Saving Blog Marks 2-Year Anniversary With $750 In Prizes

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Journalist turned blogger is proof that blogging is a viable career.

"It is possible to make a living as a blogger!" - founder Julia Scott

The money-saving site is celebrating turning two with $750 in giveaways and prizes. Julia Scott, a former print journalist turned online savings maven is proof that it is possible to make a living as a blogger.

“I’m thrilled to reach this milestone and grateful to my readers for their support,” said founder Julia Scott. “Now let’s giveaway some prizes!”

The prizes are free to anyone who comments on the site and include:

  •     150 “I brake for bargains!” bumper stickers
  •     $100 in gift certificates
  •     Two AMC movie passes
  •     $50 gift card to your local grocery store
  •     $430 Vivaz smartphone through AT&T
  •     $299 30-day fitness bootcamp in LA

The contest ends Jan. 24, 2011. is helping people across the country take control of their finances and live well despite economic stress. does this by sharing ways to save money in everyday life.

Recent posts on include:

Is Amazon grocery cheaper? The answer will shock you!

Best websites to buy prescription glasses for a savings of $200 (the link has code to embed)

The true cost of owning an iPad

Visit Bargain Babe on the web at

About helps people save money on everyday expense like groceries, gasoline, and gifts. The site is written by Julia Scott, a cheapskate by nature and a journalist by training. Julia was a reporter, columnist and blogger at the Los Angeles Daily News before launching in January 2009. Now she writes a weekly column on saving money for the N.J. Star-Ledger. attracts more than 50,000 unique visitors each month and has been featured on NPR, Good Morning America, ABC Money Matters, in Better Homes & Gardens, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, and more.


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