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Graduation Announcements

It is graduation season and in about a week, I will be a college graduate. I can't believe my time as an undergraduate student is coming to an end! I am both anxious and excited to see what the future holds. This is such a bittersweet time in life and to share it with friends and family. I used Shutterfly to create a graduation announcement to commemorate the occasion. 

This is a great way to share the news of graduating or any other upcoming event you may have going on in your life! 

I was worried these announcements would be expensive but I found so many coupon codes through RetailMeNot and ended up getting a great deal on them! When you sign up for Shutterfly, you will receive 101 free prints or a free photo magnet! This would be a great way to print some of the photos you have taken over the past year or to simply print out photos from your holiday gatherings! 

Happy photo printing, frugal folks! 

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