April 25, 2015

FREE Samples of Numi Tea, Eucerin Lotion, Playtex Sport, and More!

Apr 24, 2015

It’s Freebie Friday! Tons of great new freebies available this week!

Here are your Friday Freebies:

Free Sample of Numi Organic Tea K-Cups

Free Sample of Breathe Right

Free Sample of Eucerin Lotion

Free Sample of Playtex Sport

Free Download of Budget Binder Printables

Free Downlaod of Printable Bugs & Insects Activities for Kids Pages

Free Download of Homemaking Printables

Free Download of First Dawn eBook

Free Morton Plain or Iodized Table Salt after eCoupon

Free Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick at Kroger with eCoupon

Free Parents Magazine Subscription

Free First Aid Online Training

Free Personalized Disney Family Decal

Have a Great Weekend!

Sunday Newspaper Coupon Insert Preview 4/26

Apr 24, 2015

Check out which coupons will be in this Sunday's newspaper!

There will be TWO inserts in this Sunday’s newspaper – 1 Smartsource (SS) and 1 Redplum (RP).

Some great coupons to look forward to:

$3/2 Carnation Instant Breakfast
$2/1 Clearasil Product
$2/1 L’Oreal Advanced Shampoo, Conditioner, or Treatment
$2/2 Purex Crystals Fragrance Booster
$2/1 Schick Hydro Disposable Razor
$2/1 Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent
$1/1 Seventh Generation Wipes Package
$1/1 Soft Scrub Product
$1/1 Stayfree Product
$1/2 Wheat Thins

Remember, not all areas will receive the exact same coupons. My region might get a $1/2 coupon and yours might get a $1/1, or a 50¢/1 or not receive that coupon at all.

Top Ten Restaurant and Retail Coupons this Weekend (4/24)

Apr 24, 2015

Here are the Top Ten Restaurant and Retail Coupons this weekend provided by Rachel at Surviving the Stores:

Top Restaurant Coupons:

1. Carrabbas – 15% Off Entire Purchase (exp: 4/29/2015)

2. Logans Roadhouse – $5 Off $20 Purchase (exp: 4/29/2015)

3. Longhorn Steakhouse – $4 Off 2 Adult Dinner Entrees (exp: 5/3/2015)

4. Sweet Tomatoes – 25% Off Dinner Family Combo + More (exp: 4/29/2015)

5. Tony Romas – $10 Off $30 Purchase (exp: 5/20/2015)

Top Retail Store Coupons:

1. Aeropostale – $10 Off $50 or $25 Off $100 Purchase (exp: 5/11/2015)

2. Express – $15 Off $30 Purchase (exp: 5/5/2015)

3. Osh Kosh BGosh – 15% Off Entire Purchase (exp: 4/27/2015)

4. The Limited – 50% Off Regularly Priced Purchase (exp: 5/12/2015)

5. Yankee Candle – Buy 2 Get 2 Free Candles (exp: 4/26/2015)

Visit Rachel’s Restaurant Coupon Database and Retail Coupon Database for more coupons!

Cents of Style Fashion Friday Sale: Mother’s Day Gifts as low as $8.95!

Apr 24, 2015

Cents of Style Necklaces

Cents of Style is having another great Fashion Friday Sale today. They have some great Mother’s Day Gifts to choose from!

You can get this Crystal Initial Necklace or this Alice Charm Bracelet for $8.95 shipped.

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Or get a Spring Scarf for $10.95 shipped. There are 3 styles to choose from in multiple colors.

Remember – shipping is FREE on all orders. Sale is valid today only (4/24/15).

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DaySpring: 4-Pack Journals for $10!

Apr 24, 2015

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DaySpring is running a $10 flash sale on 4-pack journals today. Choose between the Think About Such Things or the Joy for Every Day styles.

That’s only $2.50 per journal, and these are regularly priced at $9.99 each! These would be great to buy at a discounted price and put away to use as gifts (maybe for Mother’s Day).

Valid today only (4/24).

Free Kid’s Activities – Weekend of 4/25

Apr 24, 2015

Check out all the fun activities that you and your children can do for FREE this weekend!

Groupon – Save up to 90% at restaurants and entertainment venues with Groupon!  Recently there was an awesome deal on Laser Tag at Shenanaginz Bowling Center!

Lakeshore LearningCreate a Butterfly Pencil Holder at Lakeshore Learning Store this Saturday (4/25) between 11 am – 3 pm.

Walmart – Enjoy Free Samples at Walmart this weekend – enter your zip code to see which samples are available at your store.

Have fun!

50 Outdoor Kids Activities for Spring

Apr 23, 2015

Take advantage of the beautiful Spring weather with these 50 FUN Outdoor Activities for Kids!

Can you believe it’s already April?! Spring is in full bloom and the kids are probably getting antsy with the end of the school year right around the corner.

When the weather is this beautiful, it’s such a great idea to find fun outdoor activities for the kids to enjoy. The great thing is that outdoor activities don’t have to be expensive! Check out this list for some inspiration on some frugal and fun outdoor kids activities for spring.

50 Outdoor Kids Activities for Spring

1. Hula Hoop Hideout via The Craft Nest
These super cool backyard hideouts are hanging “tents” made from sheets and hula hoops! Kids will have their own little individual adventures involving play and snack time. Bonus: it provides shade on those hot sunny days.

2. DIY Giant Water Blob via Paging Fun Mums
Make a huge outdoor water bed with this easy to follow tutorial! And it costs under $10 to make! This is sure to provide hours of fun for kiddos.

3. Nature Scavenger Hunt via The Taylor House
This is such a fun idea to encourage educational outdoor play! And you can change it up for your specific geographical location and neighborhood.

4. Spray Chalk via The Clever Pink
Switch up the ole sidewalk chalk routine with something a little bit different! Super easy (and cheap) to make!

5. Garden Rock Caterpillar via Nellie Bellie
Well, isn’t this just adorable?! Gather a collection of rocks and paint to have kids make their very own caterpillar! How fun!!

6. DIY Pool Noodle Sprinkler via Ziggity Zoom
No sprinkler? All you need is a hose and a simple pool noodle to create lasting sprinkler fun in your backyard. How clever!

7. Giant Yard Twister Game via Instructables
Play a giant game of Twister right in your backyard, and there’s no slippery mat to worry about! You play it right in the grass.

8. Recycled Bottle Bowling via Moon Frye
You even get to be environmentally-friendly with this one! Save up your old plastic bottles and turn them into bowling pins! All you’ll need is a tennis ball.

9. Giant Pick-Up Sticks from I Heart Naptime
This giant game of pick-up sticks made from bamboo stalks is such a genius idea! Who wouldn’t love life-sized pick-up sticks? (I would!)

10. Backyard Oversized Memory Game from Dollar Store Crafts
Grab some poster board and make a giant memory game to play in your backyard. This is perfect for younger children just learning their numbers or ABCs!

11. Backyard Obstacle Course via Simple Kids
Create your own competitive obstacle course! These are tons of great ideas to customize it exactly how you want it with what you already have on hand.

12. Bottle Rockets via Science Sparks
You can’t ever go wrong with…rockets! And these are so easy to make with household objects you probably already have on hand. Kids will love this.

13. Exploding Sidewalk Chalk via Growing a Jeweled Rose
Here’s another fun variation on the regular sidewalk chalk. This one looks like so much fun! (And it’s sure to entertain.)

14. Melting Ice with Salt and Color via Artful Parent
This is a great educational science activity, plus it creates a beautiful result! This looks like it could potentially get messy, so I think it would be a great outdoor activity on a day when it’s not too terribly hot.

15. Squirt Gun Science via No Time for Flash Cards
Utilizing the reaction between baking soda and vinegar, this makes for a fun and colorful activity for kids! Just be sure you have protective eyewear.

16. Mentos Soda Rocket via Keeping It Simple
This is a classic one I remember doing as a kid. So much fun to see how high the soda will erupt!

17. Threading Leaves via A Little Learning for Two
What a simple and relaxing afternoon activity that gets the whole family out in the beautiful weather to enjoy nature together. And it’s pretty much free!

18. Build a Volcano via Kids Activities Blog
You can easily build a dirt mound volcano right in your backyard. With adult supervision, the kids will be super impressed when it erupts.

19. Fabric Clothesline for Kids via Meri Cherry
What small child doesn’t love running through clothes hanging up in a department store? Recreate that experience with an invitation to run through fabric outside!

20. Make and Play with Story Stones via Paint on the Ceiling
These story stones are so cute! And they will provide continuous fun after they are made.

21. Backyard Picnic via My Kids Adventures
Picnics are always a great go-to option, and it’s great quality family time!

22. Rainbow Bubble Snakes via Housing a Forest
If you have little ones who love all things bubbles, these are sure to please. This isn’t just one bubble…it’s an entire SNAKE of bubbles! Super FUN.

23. Make Homemade Bouncy Balls via Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
Make these bouncy balls using basic ingredients at home, and then take them outside for some fun bounce time.

24. Flower Painting via Nurture Store
Have your child pick out his/her favorite flower in your backyard, and then do a little flower painting! Such a unique idea.

25. DIY Homemade Wind Chimes via Hands On As We Grow
Guide kids in making their own handmade wind chimes! These look like so much fun and it’s a perfect outdoor activity.

26. Outdoor Water Painting via Tinker Lab
Let your kid get creative by painting with water on the outside sidewalk, tiles, deck, and other surfaces. The best part? NO MESS.

27. Paper Plate Frisbees via Crafts by Amanda
Another great craft activity that provides ongoing hours of fun after the finished product is made. Kids can get as creative as they want.

28. Catch the Comet Game via Crayola
This looks like a fun DIY game, and it’s easy to make for almost no cost at all. Just save an old milk jug!

29. Turn Your Deck Into a Board Game via Design Dazzle
Oh my goodness does this ever look COOL?! Wow — what an awesome idea!

30. Make Giant Bubbles via Busy Kids Happy Mom
I’m not sure which is better — this one or the bubble snake! Both are super cool for any bubble-loving kid. And this giant bubble recipe is so easy to make!

31. Toddler Color Hop via Learn Play Imagine
For the younger kids, this is a great color recognition activity that is also entertaining.

32. Edible Water Beads via Growing a Jeweled Rose
Kids love water beads, and this recipe is great because it’s completely safe to eat if younger kids try to go for the mouth. This is a great activity to take outside to avoid messes inside the house.

33. Make an Outdoor Tent via Kids Activities Blog
Here’s another great tent idea made from PVC pipe and sheets! So simple yet provides hours of fun.

34. Make a Pool Noodle Race Track via Ramblings from Utopia
This is an awesome way to use an old pool noodle, and kids will love it! Turn it into a race track for toy cars.

35. Outdoor Tic Tac Toe via Chicken Scratch NY
How creative and cute! Love this.

36. DIY Water Wall via Things to Share & Remember
This is such a cool idea, and it’s sure to entertain kids for a long while.

37. Ice Block Treasure Hunt via Macaroni Kid
Freeze some of your children’s favorite toys inside ice, and let them have fun hunting for them!

38. Balloon Dart Board via She Knows
So easy to make. Such a fun game!

39. Bean Bag Ladder Toss via Landeelu
Just set up your point targets on the rungs of a ladder and let the kids have their own game of bean bag toss.

40. DIY Slip ‘n Slide via Digital Misery
Save some money on a traditional slip ‘n slide and make it yourself with this easy tutorial!

41. DIY Sandbox via Stuff Parents Need
If you don’t have the money to build an official backyard sandbox, this is an awesome alternative for under $25!

42. Art on the Lawn via She Calls Me Mama Leisha
Spread out a sheet and let kids create their own art using paints!

43. Outdoor Play Boat from a Cardboard Box via Meri Cherry
Imagination takes the helm with this simple cardboard boat that provides hours of play!

44. Make Star Wars Lightsabers from Pool Noodles via Laughing Squid
This is a great idea! Kids can make their own lightsabers and go out back for some Star Wars style yard fighting. (Bonus: it’s “safe”…for the most part, anyway.)

45. Play Outdoor I Spy via Kids Activities Blog
This is a fun outdoor educational activity that requires no materials at all! And you can change up the theme or difficulty level any time you want.

46. Make Homemade Bird Feeders via National Audubon
Let kids help out with making bird feeders for your yard. Create a mini bird paradise. It’s so much fun watching birds come to the feeder each day!

47. DIY Hula Hoops via Six Sisters’ Stuff
Help your kids make their own hula hoops to play with outside!

48. Go on a Bug Hunt via No Time for Flash Cards
How fun and educational! Let your kids find and count bugs.

49. Chalk Dress-Up Dolls via The Iowa Farmer’s Wife
What a fun idea for little girls who love playing dress-up or love playing with dolls. It’s sort of a combo!

50. Frying an Egg Experiment via Growing a Jeweled Rose
This is always a simple and easy outdoor science experiment! The ultimate life question: is it hot enough outside to fry an egg on the sidewalk? ;)

What about you? What does your family do for fun? Do you have any tried and true outdoor kids activities that are sure to be a hit? Let’s hear in the comments!

Free in Stores This Week: Toothpaste, Deodorant, Razors, Body Wash, and More!

Apr 23, 2015

Huge list of products you can get FREE in stores this week with coupons! (Updated weekly!)

Check out all these things you can get for FREE in stores! Hurry, most of these deals end Saturday, April 25th.


Crest Toothpaste 99¢
– $3/3 Crest Toothpaste, Rinse, Floss or Picks Coupon (3/29 PG)
= 3 Free

Almay Clear Gel Deodorant or Roll-On $3.99
– $4/1 Almay Product Coupon (4/12 SS)

Almay Eyeshadow ($4.99) B1G1 50% Off
– (2) $4/1 Almay Product Coupon (4/12 SS)


Nature Valley Crunchy Protein Granola $2.69
– 75¢/1 Nature Valley Crunchy Protein Granola Coupon (4/12 SS) AND
$1/1 Nature Valley Checkout 51 Rebate AND
$1/1 Nature Valley Snap Rebate

Speed Stick Gear Fresh Force Gel Deodorant $1.98
– $2/1 Speed Stick Gear Deodorant Coupon (4/19 SS)


Crispy M&M’s $2.99; Earn $2.99 in Register Rewards (Limit 1)
– $1/1 M&M’s Bag Coupon (3/22 RP)
= Free +$1 Profit

Irish Spring Body Wash $3.99; Earn $2.50 in Register Rewards (Limit 1)
– $2/1 Irish Spring Bodywash, Gear or Signature Coupon (4/12 SS)
= Free + 51¢ Profit

Almay Makeup Removers ($5.99) B1G1 50% Off; Buy 2 and Earn 1,000 Balance Rewards Points
– (2) $4/1 Almay Product Coupon (4/12 SS)

Pull Ups Big Kid Wipes $1.99; Earn 1,000 Balance Reward Points
– $1/1 Pull Ups Products Printable Coupon


Gillette Good News Disposable Razor 2 ct. $1.97
– $3/1 Gillette Male Disposable Razor Coupon (4/12 RP)
= Free + $1.03 Profit

Woman’s Day Magazine Issue $1.99
$1/1 Woman’s Day Magazine Ibotta Rebate AND
$1/1 Woman’s Day Magazine Snap Rebate
= Free

Happy Savings!

RARE Printable Coupons: Diet Dr. Pepper, Mission Tortillas, Quaker Selects, and More!

Apr 23, 2015


There are some new printable coupons available today, including some super RARE ones we almost never see! Print these now, because they may not last long.

55¢/1 State Fair Corn Dogs Printable Coupon

$3/1 Purina Busy Bone & Beneful Baked Delights Printable Coupon

40¢/1 Dole Canned Fruit Printable Coupon

$1/1 Nestle Toll House DelightFulls Morsels Printable Coupon

50¢/1 Diet Dr. Pepper 12-Pack Drinks Printable Coupon

$1/1 Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal Printable Coupon

50¢/1 Crest Toothpaste or Liquid Gel Printable Coupon

$1/1 Boogie Wipes Product Printable Coupon

$1/1 Quaker Real Medleys Cereal Printable Coupon

55¢/1 Mission Soft Taco Tortillas Printable Coupon

$5/1 Zantac Product Printable Coupon

$1/1 Play-Doh Marvel Can Heads Toy Printable Coupon

Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go Mower Toy Only $14.99 (Lowest Price Since Black Friday!)

Apr 23, 2015

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Right now Amazon has the Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go Mower on sale for only $14.99 (reg. $24.99)! Shipping is free with Amazon Prime or any order over $35.

This is the LOWEST price we’ve seen since Black Friday season! Jump on this deal, because it definitely won’t last long.

The Little Tike Gas ‘n Go Mower children mimic the activity they see every day in the world around them. This outdoor toy comes with everything kids need to help keep the yard looking sharp! The sounds and hands-on features of this kid’s lawn mower encourage pretend play and get kids moving – and mowing!

  • Sounds are mechanical, so no batteries are needed
  • Push the toy mower and the beads pop
  • Pull cord to hear engine sounds
  • Clicking key and moveable throttle
  • Removable gas can
  • Kids can open the tethered gas cap and pretend to fill up the lawn mower

Great gift idea for kids! My friend’s little girl has this toy and absolutely LOVES it. She plays with it nonstop.

Amazon prices are subject to change without notice, so be sure to verify the final price at checkout.

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