Frugal Friday – Show Off Your Shops!

This week I bought a total of $98.44 worth of groceries for $36.20, or 63% off. I love to see the deals that other frugal shoppers come up with because it’s so inspiring and I really dig having a visual way that we can all share our deals and Show Off Our Shops! Please post a link below to any or all of the deals that you’d like to show off this week. If you don’t have a blog to link up, just leave a comment and tell us all about your deals or upload a picture to Flickr or PhotoBucket and link to that ;)

My 7/20 Publix Trip – $98.44 for $36.20 or 63% Off


DIY Sunscreen & Top After Sun Care Tips

DIY Sunscreen & Top After Sun Care Tips

There are many products on the market for preventing sunburns as well as for treating your skin after you are unfortunate enough to get one, but so many of those products contain toxins that are not good for your body at all. With the skin being our largest organ, it is important to treat it as nicely as possible. Going out in the sun of course, already can cause damage, even when you’re trying to protect it, so here are some tips and recipes to use for prevention, and treatment that contain good and healthy ingredients that you can feel great about using.

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My 7/20 Publix Trip – $98.44 for $36.20 or 63% Off

My 7/20 Publix Trip - $98.44 for $36.20 or 63% Off

For some reason my kids think these Star Wars Honey Maid Grahams taste better than any other variety so now I’m wishing I had picked up a couple more boxes while they’re still in the store. Normally I wouldn’t have bought the Diet Cokes at this price since I have some in the stockpile, I’d wait for a better sale, but I needed about $10 more in order to use my $10/$50 Apple Market q from today’s newspaper so I went ahead and picked some up. Today I bought $98.44 worth of groceries for $36.20, or 63% off after coupons. Here are the deals:

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WeighFast Two-Day Detox by WeightNot Review

WeighFast Two-Day Detox by WeightNot Review

While I don’t feel like I have a lot of weight to lose, I would definitely love to be just 2 to 3 pounds lighter so I’d be back at my goal weight of 145 pounds. When I heard about the WeighFast Two-Day Detox by WeightNot I wanted to try it out, not for any potential weight loss, but I was interested in a weekend detox for improved energy. As a single mom with five kids and three jobs I don’t have a lot of extra energy and after a stressful work week I figured I’d be up to the challenge.

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Summer Fun with Shark Popsicles!

Summer Fun with Shark Popsicles!

The heat index has been over a hundred degrees nearly every day for weeks here and keeping cool has been a challenge! Frozen treats of all sorts have been in high demand and the kids particularly loved these Shark Pops so we’ve been making them pretty often. They are super fun and easy to make and even more fun to eat!

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Frugal Friday – Show Off Your Shops!

This week I bought a total of $77.68 worth of groceries for $37.36, or 52% off. I love to see the deals that other frugal shoppers come up with because it’s so inspiring and I really dig having a visual way that we can all share our deals and Show Off Our Shops! Please post a link below to any or all of the deals that you’d like to show off this week. If you don’t have a blog to link up, just leave a comment and tell us all about your deals or upload a picture to Flickr or PhotoBucket and link to that ;)

My 7/13 Publix Trip – $77.68 for $37.36 or 52% Off


Build Your Own Giant Wood Stacking Block Game

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Build Your Own Giant Wood Stacking Block Game

Two of my five kids and I suffer from both seasonal allergies and sensitive skin so it can sometimes be hard to get the kids away from their screens and outside to play. I’m constantly trying to encourage outdoor activities so I love coming up with new and exciting things for them to do outside. Last weekend the kids and I worked together to build our own giant wood stacking block game, similar to Jenga but on a much larger scale and we had so much fun that they’re already planning their next “tournament”.

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My 7/13 Publix Trip – $77.68 for $37.36 or 52% Off

My 7/13 Publix Trip - $77.68 for $37.36 or 52% Off

I always try to shoot for 60-70% off on my weekly Publix trips and this week I only got slightly over half off but I’m still pretty happy with what I got considering most of my purchases were drinks, including a 24 pack of beer. It wasn’t the most well rounded list but I also got the makings for several breakfasts of pancakes or waffles and sausage so I feel good about this trip. Today I bought $77.68 worth of groceries for $37.36, or 52% off after coupons and $10/$50 Apple Market q from today’s newspaper. Here are the deals:

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Organizing for Family Caregiving

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Organizing for Family Caregiving

A few months ago my dad had throat surgery and was unable to swallow or eat afterward so they put a feeding tube in his stomach before the hospital would allow him to go home. He’s much more comfortable healing at home but it’s been a very slow process and he’s needed quite a bit of assistance and care from the family. There is a home health care service that sends a nurse to the house a couple times a week to check his progress, but my mother takes care of all his daily needs and I enjoy being able to assist her or relieve her whenever possible.

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Frugal Friday – Show Off Your Shops!

This week I bought a total of $85.93 worth of groceries for $33.06, or 62% off. I love to see the deals that other frugal shoppers come up with because it’s so inspiring and I really dig having a visual way that we can all share our deals and Show Off Our Shops! Please post a link below to any or all of the deals that you’d like to show off this week. If you don’t have a blog to link up, just leave a comment and tell us all about your deals or upload a picture to Flickr or PhotoBucket and link to that ;)

My 7/6 Publix Trip – $85.93 for $33.06 or 62% Off