Kids Bowl Free All Summer Long!

Kids Bowl Free All Summer Long!

My five kiddos are at camp mamaw all summer now that school’s out and she’s come up with a schedule for them to follow that includes visits to the library every other Friday, swimming at the neighborhood pool a couple afternoons during the week, and bowling a couple times a week. They also have reading hour every day and they’re doing some educational activities each day like working on their cursive writing and math skills. I’m thrilled to have these kinds of free and inexpensive activities for the kids to enjoy this summer without killing our budget!

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20 Gifts Kids Can Make Dad for Father’s Day

20 Gifts Kids Can Make Dad for Father's Day

Father’s Day will be here before we know it and of course we want to make sure dad knows how much we appreciate him so the kids have been busy figuring out what kind of special gifts they can make for him. Whether your guy is a do-it-yourselfer, a sci-fi geek, a grill master or anything in between, there are lots of great gift ideas in the list below that kids can make for Father’s Day. There are so many cute ideas that it may be hard to choose just one, my faves are the engraved hammer that says “I love building memories with you” and for smaller kids I dig the “My dad rocks” project. Which of these is your favorite?

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My 5/31 Publix Trip – $102.02 for $32.73 or 68% Off

My 5/31 Publix Trip - $102.02 for $32.73 or 68% Off

There was lots of good stuff on my Publix list this week like the Celentano stuffed shells (a family fave!) and Honey Nut Cheerios, plus I got great deals on Palermo pizzas, Green Giant Steamers and Arm & Hammer toothpaste. The kids were thrilled with the Dove Bar ice cream minis and I’m ecstatic that I bought $102.02 worth of groceries for $32.73, or 68% off after coupons and $10/$50 Apple Market q from today’s newspaper. Here are the deals:

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4 Overpriced Items to Avoid at the Grocery Store

4 Overpriced Items to Avoid at the Grocery Store

Your neighborhood grocery store is one of the best, most convenient places to shop, as almost everything you need for your home can be found in just one place. However, are you sure you’re paying the best possible price for all of your grocery items? These aisles can sometimes hold hidden expenses—and it’s best (for your budget) that you know what to watch out for.

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Frugal Friday – Show Off Your Shops!

This week I bought a total of $100.21 worth of groceries for $45.78, or 54% 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 5/24 Publix Trip – $100.21 for $45.78 or 54% Off


Hot $2 Luvs Coupons for Great Diaper Deals!

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Grab Some Great Deals on Luvs Diapers

Costs can really add up with little ones in the house when you’ve got things like diapers and formula and other baby needs on the list. Of course you want quality for your baby so the best way to grab some great deals on necessities like diapers is to watch for coupons that you can match with sales, that’s why I wanted to share with you some upcoming coupon deals for Luvs diapers.

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My 5/24 Publix Trip – $100.21 for $45.78 or 54% Off

My 5/24 Publix Trip - $100.21 for $45.78 or 54% Off

I only got a little over half off on my Publix trip this week but I’m thrilled with that since the majority of my purchase was beer and soda.  There are lots of great deals this week in honor of Memorial Day so you might want to consider stocking up on things like chips, ribs, sodas, beer and grilling essentials. Today I bought $100.21 worth of groceries for $45.78, or 54% off after coupons and $10/$50 Apple Market q from today’s newspaper. Here are the deals:

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Seasonal Shopping – What to Buy this Memorial Day!

Seasonal Shopping - What to Buy this Memorial Day!

With Memorial Day coming up this weekend it’s a great time to take advantage of all the fabulous sales on appliances, mattresses and spring clothing. Due to the cyclical nature of retail sales, different things go on sale at different times of the year on a predictable basis.  Much like stockpiling your groceries, where you buy enough of what you need when it’s on sale to tide you over until the next sale, you can really take advantage of seasonal shopping to save some big bucks on your household expenditures!

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Frugal Friday – Show Off Your Shops!

This week I bought a total of $97.27 worth of groceries for $40.82, or 58% 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 5/17 Publix Trip – $97.27 for $40.82 or 58% Off


Why My Dad Loves His New Cue Vapor System

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Why My Dad Loves His New Cue Vapor System

When my now 80 year old dad quit smoking a couple years ago he switched to vaping. The whole family was thrilled because he’d been smoking since he was 16 years old and this was a huge change for him! The biggest change for my dad is that now my mom will let him vape in the house and the car and he doesn’t have to go outside or out to the garage anymore, plus his clothes and his breath no longer STINK!

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