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Makit Products Coupon Just for You!

If you missed my post on how much I love making Santa plates with my kids, you can view it here. This coupon can be used to save a little money if you decide to make one with your kids. Enjoy!

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Did You Know You Can Swap DVDs for Free?

Okay, almost free. You do have to pay postage when you send something, but you just use credits from swapping to get new DVDs sent to you for no cost. Here’s how it works according to the Swap a DVD web site: You have original, playable DVDs that you do not want to keep. You […]

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Coupon Tid Bits

Did you know Target has coupons online? Somehow I had missed that. I knew Kroger had the Shortcuts program where you can put coupons right on your Kroger card, but the Target one was news to me. Also, do you ever get those booklets in the mail full of Grocery Store coupons? Well, if you […]

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Gimme a P-A-R-T-Y!

Looking for a birthday party theme for your little girl? I went to a great one this weekend that had a cheerleader theme. My friend asked her daughter’s babysitter  (a high school cheerleader) to come over and teach her daughters and their pals some cheerleading moves to celebrate their birthdays. The babysitter brought a fellow cheerleader […]

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New Use for a Jelly Cabinet

Who says you have to put jelly in the jelly cabinet? I got a really cute one on Craigslist for $49 and I use it in my son’s room for his clothes. It’s the perfect height for him. I put a lined basket on the bottom shelf and we use that for his socks and […]

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My First Anywhere Chair — Recycled

My daughter outgrew her My First Anywhere Chair just in time for my nephew to grow into it. So, I ordered a new slip cover with his name on it. Voilà–a perfect gift for his first birthday. My sister didn’t mind the recycled foam insert and it’s a nicer gift that I could otherwise afford […]

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How I Saved $54 on a Pottery Barn Anywhere Chair

With unemployment comes sticker shock. Things I used to buy without much thought require a bit of creativity now that we live on one income. I like a challenge, so it’s actually kind of fun to find ways to get what I want for less. Here’s my latest score. The want: A second Pottery Barn […]

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This Car is Automatic. It’s Systematic. It’s Hyyyydromatic…Why, iz Grease Lightn’n!

I took my kids to surprise  my Mom at work today. When we were there, I spied a pile of boxes and remembered something cool I had seen on a blog I like called Home Making Fun. So, the kids and I used crayons, colored paper and a glue stick to make our own drive in […]

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This Car is Automatic. It’s Systematic. It’s Hyyyydromatic…Why, iz Grease Lightn’n!

I took my kids to surprise  my Mom at work today. When we were there, I spied a pile of boxes and remembered something cool I had seen on a blog I like called Home Making Fun (Jadi, you rock). So, the kids and I used crayons, colored paper and a glue stick to make […]

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How to Host a Summer Olympics Birthday Party

Looking for a fun and inexpensive birthday party idea? Have your guests wear swim suits and host your own Olympic Games right in the back yard! [pinit] Activities: Sack Race -Use crape paper for the finish line and make sacks out of inexpensive fabric. Water Balloon on a Spoon Race – Challenge your athletes to be the first […]

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