Sat.Dec 15, 2012 - Fri.Dec 21, 2012

4 Great iPhone Apps For Losing Weight

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Despite living in an era where new, groundbreaking technologies are being developed on a weekly level, we haven’t been able to win the war on obesity just yet. Many people have a weight problem and this problem seems to be even more pronounced amongst the high-tech gadget enthusiasts.

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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Coldwater Creek – 40% off + Free Shipping

For the Mommas

Today only, Coldwater Creek offers 40% off sitewide, plus free shipping, guaranteed by Christmas. Just apply Coldwater Creek Coupon SNOWFLAKE at checkout. For the best price, use Shopathome.com for 6% cashback on your purchase. Offer expires today, 12/17/12.

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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How To Remain Inspired

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

There’s something so amazing about feeling inspired. Having inspiration gets most people into gear. Inspiration is what helps those last few pounds come off, what helps people along when building their empire, and what drives most of the good in humanity.

Amazon: iTikes Map for $20 (Reg. $60)

Couponing 101

Right now Amazon has the iTikes Map on sale for only $20 (reg. $60)! 2-in-1 play Standalone map reads aloud fun facts App-based play unlocks interactive learning and Augmented Reality. Includes 6 maps with different subjects: dinosaurs, world facts, music, solar system, world cats and world dogs.

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Target Coupon: Save $5 off $30 Grocery Purchase

Saving Cents With Sense

Wow – here is a rare Target coupon you’ll want to grab fast! You can print a $5 off a Grocery Purchase of $30 or More coupon (to find it fast, click on the “Grocery” category and then click “expiring soon” right above the coupons).

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Bargain Mom readers share Christmas light display locations

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Check out this list of reader suggestions for light displays + share your tips. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

Coke Rewards – Free 12 Pack Coupon (30 Points)

For the Mommas

My Coke Rewards is offering a free 12 Pack of Coca- Cola Coupon for 30 points , today only. Log into your My Coke Rewards account and redeem your points for the coupon. Free 12 Pack of Coca-Coupon. Available only while supplies last. Other offers you may like: Free Cepacol Sensations Sample.

Free 2013 Grocery and Coupon Savings Spreadsheet

Couponing 101

One very important part of couponing is tracking how much you are spending and saving. Hopefully you have a general idea of how much you spent on groceries pre-couponing, but even if you don’t, tracking your spending can be extremely beneficial.

1/4ct Diamond Hoop Earrings Just $39.99 Shipped!

Saving Cents With Sense

This 1/4ct. Diamond Hoop Earrings Set in Sterling Silver is only $39.99, today + FREE shipping! Yes, please. These are normally $299 so you save 87%. This might be one that you email to your significant other as a hint!) :).

Project 25: Reclaiming Christmas, Day 21 Donating books to library

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Purge your home library to help your local library. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

Free Nabi 2 Tablet Apps

For the Mommas

If you purchased a Nabi 2 Tablet for Christmas, set it up between now and December 24th for 12 free apps. They can be found in the App Zone. Jett Tailfin Racers” -Hoplite Research, LLC. 2.99). Pencil Camera HD” -Ljezny ($1.99). Jellyflop” -Concrete Software ($1.99). Moo, Baa, La La La!-Boynton”

Printable Coupons: Cool Whip, Bic Mark-It, Kraft Fresh Take, and More!

Couponing 101

There are some more great new printable coupons available today! 3/1 Bic Mark-It Permanent Markers Printable Coupon. 1.50/2 Keurig K-cups (12-count) Printable Coupon. 1.50/1 Scharffen Berger Product Printable Coupon. 1/1 Curel Moisturizer Printable Coupon.

Nicole’s Recipe: Balsamic Pot Roast with Onions and Carrots

Nicoles Nickels

I made this delicious pot roast recently and we loved it! It had a great flavor and was different and more unique than traditional pot roast! Print. Nicole’s Recipe: Balsamic Pot Roast with Onions and Carrots. Ingredients 4 lb boneless chuck roast Montreal Steak Seasoning olive oil 1/2 cup water 3 large onions, sliced thick 1 cup beef stock 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 small bag of baby carrots Instructions Rub meat with steak seasoning.

Make paper snowflakes for Sandy Hook Elementary students (Project 25 Day 20)

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Check out how you can help make a magical winter wonderland for students at Sandy Hook Elementary's new location in January. Let's fill their new school with Snowflakes from the South. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

Lands End – $40.00 off $100.00 Purchase + Free Shipping

For the Mommas

There is still time to get your Land’s End Purchase by Christmas. Today only, take $40.00 off a $100.00 purchase from Land’s End with coupon code PEPPERMINT and pin # 1217. You will also get free shipping on your purchase. Be sure to check out gifts priced under $30.00 or less.

Free Kid’s Activities – Weekend of 12/22

Couponing 101

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!

Give the Gift of Pinkberry

Nicoles Nickels

I love frozen yogurt and I love Pinkberry ! I’m bummed we don’t have one closer – the closest is near Miami but thankfully that’s near where Noah lives so it was easy to get over there last weekend. And yum! We all loved what we got!

Project 25: Reclaiming Christmas, Day 19 Donations for Firehouse Shelter

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Firehouse Shelter's annual Christmas Day Gift Bag project helps homeless men in the area receive hats, gloves, toiletries, clothing and more. Find out more here. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

Heinz Gravy Coupon – $.67 at Weis & Giant

For the Mommas

The Heinz Gravy Coupon available to print again. The coupon is on the Target Website, but is a manufacturer coupon. Manufacture Coupons on the Target site state “when you buy” Weis & Giant Deal. Buy (3) Heinz Homestyle Gravy $1.00 use $1.00/3 Heinz Gravy Coupon. $.67

Top Ten Restaurant and Retail Coupons this Weekend (12/21)

Couponing 101

Here are the Top Ten Restaurant and Retail Coupons this weekend provided by Rachel at Surviving the Stores : Top Restaurant Coupons: 1. Burger King Coupon - Buy 1 Whopper Get 1 Free (exp: 3/3/2013). Chili’s Coupon - Free Dessert with Entree Purchase (exp: 12/21/2012).

A Few Shortcuts Weekly Recipe: Red Nosed Reindeer Cookies!

Nicoles Nickels

This week’s recipe from Amanda at A Few Short Cuts is a great one to make with the kids! They are cute as a button and will keep the kids occupied for a little while during the school break : Red Nosed Reindeer Cookies. This is just basic sugar cookie dough shaped into something adorable.

New Hallmark $5 off $10 purchase printable (expires Dec. 24)

Birmingham Bargain Mom

New Hallmark coupon get it before it's gone. cat:Bargains Deals

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Challenge Butter Coupon – Save $2.00/1

For the Mommas

There is a high value Challenge Butter Coupon available on Facebook. Just click on the Save $2.00 tab to see the coupon. 2.00/1 Challenge Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper Butter. Click here for even more printable coupons.

RecycleBank: Earn 15 New Points!

Couponing 101

RecycleBank has a new opportunity to Earn 15 Points! Here’s how: Sign up with RecycleBank. Click on “Earn 15 Points” at the top. Calculate your household’s energy usage. You’ll earn 15 points.

Smell Delicious with Softsoap Holiday Scentsations

Nicoles Nickels

I am a bit of a body wash addict and love seasonal scents! My favorite are the scents that are sweet and food smelling like the Enchanting Sugarplum! Softsoap is one of my favorite body washes and I was excited to try out their new holiday scents!

Project 25: Reclaiming Christmas, Day 18, Hope House donation

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Today I took advantage of an Aldi clearance sale to benefit a food pantry. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas

New Hershey Simple Pleasure Coupon – Save $1.75 or $1.50

For the Mommas

There is a new high value Hershey Simple Pleasures coupon available. Save $1.50 off any 1 Hershey Simple Pleasures. Print: $1.50/1 Hershey Simple Pleasures. There is also a coupon available for Savings Club Members. You must log in to see this coupon. Save $1.75 off any 1 Hershey Simple Pleasures.

Amazon: The Original Christmas Movie Classics Gift Set for $12.99 (Reg. $30)

Couponing 101

This great deal is back, and just in time for Christmas movie-watching. Order it by 6 pm EST today to get FREE two-day shipping with Amazon Prime and receive it on time for Christmas. Amazon has The Original Christmas Classics Gift Set on sale for only $12.99 (reg. 29.93)!

Friday Top FREEBIES and Great Deals, Week of 12/21/12

Nicoles Nickels

55 cents off 2 dozen eggs printable coupon via Facebook

Birmingham Bargain Mom

New egg coupon. cat:Bargains Deals

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Macy’s Wow Pass – $10.00 off $25.00

For the Mommas

Macy’s Wow Pass. Today and tomorrow only, save $10.00 off a $25.00 Macy’s purchase. Use the coupon on all sale, clearance apparel, and select home products. Print Macy’s Wow Pass. May be used on 12/21 & 12/22 until 1 pm. Click here and sign up for jcp emails and offers.