Couponing for the Rest of Us

Homemade Pudding Pops in Paper Cups


My kids are going through the frozen treats like crazy now that the weather is warm – so I thought I’d make some Homemade Pudding Pops with them!  WhenFlavor-Ices and smoothies start to lose their appeal, try these easy, cheap, and delicious pudding pops using paper cups and a spoon.

You only need 5 things for this recipe – and it’s pretty inexpensive to make!  You can also use lowfat milk for a healthier version. [Read more...]

Report Card Rewards: Great Freebies for Good Grades!

Report Cards Rewards & Freebies List

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Star Wars Cake with Lightsabers

Star Wars Cake with Lightsabers

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Kids Bowl Free This Summer




Now that we’re a couple weeks into summer (AKA – the Mom I’m Booo-ooored part of summer) – that your kids can burn off some energy bowling for FREE!

Kids Bowl Free is back for the Summer! The coupons run from 05/5/2014 to 08/31/2014! Make sure to register today so you don’t miss out on this hot offer!!

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10 Water Balloon Games (For Kids, Teens & Youth Groups)



Water Balloons are some of my kids favorite things to play with in the summer – here are 10 fun games to play with them!  These make a great summer birthday party theme, or fun way to wrap up VBS or Youth Group events.  And save yourself HOURS with this awesome little water balloon gadget - so worth the $8.90!

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Travel Deals for your Summer Vacation!

If you’re searching for good travel deals – here are some of *our* favorite frugal travel sites!  

Sign up to get special discounts and last-minute booking deals….

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FREE Memorial Day Weekend Activities!


Here are some FREE Memorial Day Events you can take your family to this weekend!

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:: Bass Pro Shops

Saturday, May 24th and Sunday, May 25th

Free Kids’ Adventure Activities including free crafts, free giveaways, BB Gun Shooting Range, Metal Detector Treasure Hunt, Adventure Scavenger Hunt, Workshops and more. Call your local store for times and details.


:: Guitar Center

Saturday, May 24th {no age restriction}

10 AM – Recording Made Easy for Garage Band

10:15 AM – Group Guitar Lesson

Free Classes through their Music Mentor Series. Register at the Guitar Center website here.

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:: Lakeshore Learning Store

Saturday, May 24th from 11AM-3PM

Kids make and take a Superhero Puppet. Get more information here. You can also grab a 20% off Special Saturday Savings coupon here for in-store purchases through 6/30/14. michaels duck tape frame

:: Michael’s Kids Club

Saturday, May 24th – starts at 10 AM

Kids create and take a fun summer key chain while you shop. Suitable for kids ages 3 and up. The cost is $2 per child for a 30 minute reservation. Sessions start every half hour starting at 10 am. Ending times vary by store. Get more information here.

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:: Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes

Saturday, May 24th {for kids} at 9:30 AM ~ Build a Burger. Learn to dice and chop vegetables and fruits and then dip in crunchy tortilla chips. To reserve a spot, contact you closest store right here. For ages 8 and up.

Sunday, May 25th {for adults} Summer Kickoff – learn grilling tips along with delicious recipes to enjoy all summer. To reserve a spot, and find out specific class times, contact you closest store right here.


Thanks to MoreWithLessToday for sharing this great list!

Aldi Camping Deals: Sleeping Bags $10, Camp Table $25, Coleman Tent only $35!


Aldi Camping Deals are BACK!

Jamie here – and I’m so excited to take the kids camping again this summer – but I’m still in need of a few things.  Once again, Aldi has some awesome deals on camping supplies in this week’s ad! 

This is great for Father’s Day gifting as well…

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