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Cynthia (Sindi) Card, who considers herself to be a frugal shopper, checks her list while purchasing a bunch of cards  at a local shop in S. Portland, Maine, on Tuesday, November 18, 2008. Card says she tries to get her entire selection of cards, which includes Thanksgiving, Christmas, siblings and cousin's birthdays, get well, and an assortment of others, during one shopping spree. Card carries the list with her so as not to forget anyone or any occasion.(AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach) ORG XMIT: MEPW205