December, 2012

Saving Your Pennies For A Rainy Day

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We have all heard that age old adage “save your pennies for a rainy day,” but many of us never do it. Saving money can be a bit of a difficult challenge, especially if you are in a household that lives paycheck to paycheck like so many do.

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Hobbit-Themed Christmas Gift Ideas: Collector’s Book, LOTR Movies, Hobbit Lego Sets, and More!

Couponing 101

For all your fellow Tolkien fans out there, I’m sure you know about the release of The Hobbit movie this past week. Personally, I was at the midnight premier. In conjunction with the movie premier, Amazon has some great deals on Hobbit-themed gifts right now.

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DIY Hard Lotion Bars

Saving Cents With Sense

I have such dry skin – and the cold winter doesn’t help. Unfortunately, I have passed this trait onto my kids, who all have extremely dry skin, too. In my effort to try to find a moisturizer that would work for all of us, and not be filled with chemicals, I came across hard lotion bars.

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Reasons I Love Disney – Short Lines!!

Saving Everyday

My hubby and I had one of the best days we’ve ever had at Magic Kingdom yesterday. The crowds were higher than what we’re used to (we usually go the week before Thanksgiving and feel like we have the whole place to ourselves). That said, we never waited more than 15 minutes for ANY ride.

12/11 Pinterest Pin of the Week: Unusual Christmas Trees!

Nicoles Nickels

This week I gathered a few pins to show the unique and different ways that people create their Christmas trees. These are mostly just pictures with no real instructions, but I think you could figure them out if you wanted to make one.

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Beats by Dre Headphones on Sale with FREE Shipping

Saving Cents With Sense

A popular item this year are Beats by Dre Headphones and deals on these are very rare. Although today, you can save 12% on your selection of Beats by Dre Headphones including On-Ear and In-Ear types. You will also receive FREE Shipping on your entire order.

Be Our Guest Reastaurant At Disney | Review & Update!

Saving Everyday

I’ve had several people ask me how I was able to get reservations at Be Our Guest, so I wanted to make sure all of you know that it is a QUICK service for lunch! You do not need reservations ! My husband and I walked up at 11:30 and waited about 15 minutes to order.

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GIVEAWAY: LifeLock Identity Theft Protection Plan

Saving With Shellie

We have had our credit card number stolen three times this year. Three times. My husband watches our account like a hawk and our credit card company is very diligent in helping us.

$44.12 off Klipsch Reference S4 premium in-ear noise-isolating headphones (black), now $54.88

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Christmas Reward – iPad 3 Giveaway

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

How better to finish off Christmas than by winning an iPad 3. I mean, who doesn’t want this handy little device?! This month, I have teamed up with a group of amazing blogging friends to give you a chance to win one, saving you having to spend a single penny. 12/12/12 Sale: Shoes and Accessories for $12 Shipped!

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Today only (12/12/12), is having a huge $12 sale ! There are over 5,000 items to choose from: clothing, accessories, bags, shoes, and much more. They are priced at $12, $24, or $48. All orders have FREE shipping. There are some seriously awesome deals in the $12 section.

Converse Kids Chuck Taylor All Star X-Hi Boots Only $24.99!

Saving Cents With Sense

Hot deal, today on these Converse Kids Chuck Taylor All Star X-Hi Boots for only $24.99 (60% off)! These are so cool! I would have loved these as a kid!

Disney College Program Bucket List – September Update

Saving Everyday

Hey y’all! So, I’ve only been at Walt Disney World for a month and I have already got so many things done off my bucket list! Here they are: 1.

Purex Crystals Coupon – Buy One, Get One Free

For the Mommas

Details: There is a new limited Purex Crystals Coupon available to print. Buy one Purex Crystals and get a second one free. Print Purex Crystals Coupon. Coupon is available only while supplies last. More coupons you may like. 1.00/1 Soft Scrub Coupon. $.75/1 75/1 Reynolds Wrap Coupon.

50% off womens boots from Khombu, Weatherproof and Sporto

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Sustainable Gift Giving this Holiday Season

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Now that the holiday season is underway, it’s probably a little difficult to scale back the consumerism. However, it is possible to have a greener Christmas, as well as find gifts that are a little more eco-friendly.

Brookshire’s Coupon Matchups and Deals 12/12 – 12/18

Couponing 101

My Brookshire’s is doubling coupons up to 50¢ and tripling coupons up to 39¢ for a limited time. If you need help with abbreviations, please reference this post: Couponing Terms & Abbreviations. Don’t forget to load your Upromise e-Coupons !

Barbie Glamtastic Texters 65% off | Only $6.99 Shipped

Saving Cents With Sense

HOT Deal on these Barbie Glamtastic Texters for only $6.99 (reg $19.99) including Shipping with Amazon Prime or when you spend $25 or more. This is a great gift idea for any young girl. Product Features. Up to 300′ range. Sends text messages. Stores contacts. Displays current time.

Reasons Why I Love Disney – Going Backstage!!

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My daughter took us backstage today, and we got to go into one of the discount stores! OMG I was in heaven! I controlled myself though and only bought three things. A super cute pair of Disney shoes for $9.99 and two shirts for my hubby for $5.99

Target After Christmas Sale

For the Mommas

Target’s after Christmas Sale has started online. Check out online Clearance Deals. In store Hours 12/26: Stores Open at 7 AM. After Christmas Sale Ad . Find More Deals: Hot Holiday Deals | Printable Coupons | Grocery & Drug Store Deals | .

50% off womens boots from Khombu, Weatherproof and Sporto

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6 Tips for Setting Better Goals

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Goal setting seems to be one of the Things That We Do in our society. Reaching for goals can be a good thing. It’s good to have something worthwhile to work for. Unfortunately, setting goals effectively can trip you up.

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Zulily: Dollie & Me Matching Outfits Sale

Couponing 101

If your little girl has an American Girl Doll then you know how expensive it can be to outfit the doll! Zulily is having a Dollie and Me sale today with adorable matching outfits for girls and dolls. These clothes will fit American Girl dolls AND they are roughly half the price!

End of Month = Print Your Coupons Before They Are Gone

Saving Cents With Sense

The end of the month (and year!) is approaching and that means that many coupons will disappear. They will be gone for good, or just be reset with the new month, so you’ll want to print all the coupons you want now to ensure you get them. Plus, if they are reset, you’ll be able to print them again!

Frugal Christmas: Plastic lid mold glue ornaments via Trash Backwards

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Check out this cool ornament that uses items from around the house. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

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Kohl’s After Christmas Clearance Sale & Coupon Code

For the Mommas

If you are doing a little Christmas Day shopping, checking out the Christmas Blitz Clearance on Kohls. There are prices up to 70% off , plus for today only, there is a 20% off coupon code. Use Kohls Coupon Code JINGLEBELLS (12/25 only) to get an additional 20% off. .

$500 off LG 55in class 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV, now $699.99

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Healthy Habits To Keep You Living Younger Longer

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Just as healthy money habits can make you wealthy over time, healthy living habits can keep you living younger longer. Oh, I don’t mean you can stop or turn back the clock, but you can keep yourself in shape to pursue the things you want and need to do.

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Red Mango: Buy $25 in Gift Cards, Get $5 FREE!

Couponing 101

Love Red Mango or know someone who does? For a limited time you can get a FREE $5 Red Mango “Share the Love” card with the gift card purchase of $25 or more ! The gift cards would make great gifts or stocking stuffers!

Reebok up to 70% Off + FREE Shipping!

Saving Cents With Sense

Reebok apparel and shoes are on sale up to 70% off + FREE shipping! These men’s Reebok basketball shorts are just $13.30 (65% off)! These Reebok Kids shoes look great for school shoes, especially if your kids wear uniforms and need plain shoes.

Project 25: Reclaiming Christmas, Day 24 Chocolates for emergency room night crew on Christmas Eve

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Why we went to the ER tonight. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

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Bath & Body Works Semi – Annual Sale Live!

For the Mommas

Bath & Body Works Semi- Annual Sale has started online. If you are shopping online, I would start early! They sell out quick. The $3.00 Body Care and $3.00 Hand Soaps typically sell out quickly.

Rekindle, Reconnect, Rediscover!

Nicoles Nickels

Bring back the spontaneity in your life. Rediscover yourself. Reconnect with your partner. Rekindle a relationship. And, most of all, wave goodbye to discomfort! As we get older, our changing bodies and relationships raise questions for many women.

Turn Your Wasted Time Into Productive Time

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

When you think about how much time you have, it’s easy to assume that you don’t have very much time at all. You probably feel busy, running from place to place, trying to get everything done. The truth, though, is that you likely waste more time than you think.

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