Thursday, March 31, 2011

Today (3/31) only - 15% off everything at Walgreens (20% off Walgreens brand items) - Print coupon here!

Today only - CLICK HERE to print coupon for this deal. 

Walgreens It's the Walgreens Friends and Family Printable Coupon and it's good today 3/31/11 ONLY. You will get 15% off in store purchases and/or 20% off W Brand items.

**You can text 'SPRING' to 21525 to get the Friends and Family Coupon on your phone, plus other exclusive offers. Standard message and data rates apply**

You will also be able to take advantage of this discount if you shop online at, just use the coupon code FUN15 at checkout.

Restrictions: Coupon is Valid in Walgreens stores on Thursday, March 31, 2011 only, during regular store hours. Offer not valid on diapers, formula, pharmacy, photo, cigarettes, dairy products, liquor, liquor department items, phone cards, newspapers, magazines, stamps and gift cards or where otherwise prohibited by law.

Thanks to Coupon Diva for this tip!

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Pioneer Woman

Okay folks, whether you love to cook, or just love to eat, if you don't know about her already, you MUST check out the Pioneer Woman.  She is a cooking Goddess!  I promise anything you make of hers will be amazing.  You can thank me later.  :)

Friday, March 25, 2011

Parents Magazine 1 year subscription FREE thru Plum District

Parents Magazine - 1 Year Subscription for $5 thru Plum District (sort of like Groupon with daily deals, but parent/family specific deals), and just for signing up for Plum District by clicking HERE you'll get a $5 credit for your first purchase (if you make the 1st purchase within 7 days), making the $5 for one year subscription FREE!!!  You have nothing to lose for signing up - no cost, and you can cancel the daily emails at any time with no penalty.

If you already have Parents, this subscription will be added to you existing subscription (lengthening your subscription by a year).

Try it! 

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Race for Grace - 5k Fundraiser for Grace House - 4/9/11

I did this race with my family last year, and it was a neat event.  It is a non-competitive race fundraiser for Grace House, which is a ministry that helps men get out of addiction.  If you're able, sign up and join me there!  For more info, click HERE or email for more info. 
5K Race for Grace
& Fun Runwalk
Saturday April 9th, 2011
Matter Park, Marion IN
Early Registration & Couch Potato Fee:
        $15 , Due By April 2, 2011, T-Shirt Included
Day-Of Race Registration:
        $20, Does Not Include T-Shirt
Proceeds Go to Grace House
Register on Reverse Side of From
Check in: 7-8AM
Race Begins At 8:30AM – Rain or Shine

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

30% Off - Gap | Old Navy | Banana Republic Give & Get (3/17-3/20)

Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory Store and Gap Outlet Give Get Event printable coupon! Give and Get is Here again and you can Enjoy 30% Off Your Purchases  between 3/17 -3/20. Plus they will donate 5% of your sale to different charities.. Use the coupon as many times as you like, please read fine print for any exclusions. For online you will need to get an invite from a store employee or your email because they are one time use!!
Here are the different charities that have been forwarded to me so far:
NOTES: Offer valid March 17, 2011 at 12:01 am ET through March 20, 2011 at 11:59 pm PT at Gap, Gap Outlet, Gap Factory Store, The Gap Generation, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory Store, Old Navy and online in the U.S. only (including Puerto Rico). Not valid in Canada at, at, at Edition by Banana Republic, or at Athleta retail stores. Everyday Free Shipping is in the U.S. only (including Puerto Rico) on purchases of $50 or more in the same order. GiftCards, packaging, taxes and prior purchases do not qualify toward the minimum purchase requirement and offer cannot be applied to such items. Eligible customers must select this option during checkout in order to receive free shipping. Offer is good for the order's first "ship-to" address anywhere in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico). If you choose another shipping option, additional chargers will apply. No adjustments on previous purchases. Offer is non-transferable and subject.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

York Photo Sale

40% Off Photo Gifts On All Orders Of $20 Or More. Use Code 11Y4TGF20
I'm months and months behind on ordering pictures of my kids.  Haven't ordered/printed any since before Christmas... yikes.  I'm not a scrapbooker at all, but my goal is to just get them in slipcover albums in some sort of close chronological order so we have a record of my kiddos growing up!  It might not have cute stickers or captions, but a picture is worth a thousand words, right?  Anyhow, my project for the week is to upload & order photos of the last few months, and I saw that York Photo is having a sale, so I thought I'd share!   (Regular prints are only 8 cents & photo books start at $8.99!)

* Free Shipping on Print Orders of $10 or more! Use Code: 11YFSPT10 at checkout. Expires 04/30/11

* $10 Off Your $25 order! Use Code: TEN25Y at checkout. Expires 04/30/11

Saturday, March 12, 2011

St. Patty's Day Cupcakes... Yummy!

Fun for St. Patty's Day (my personal favorite day of the year.... don't forget to wear GREEN on March 17!)


St. Patty's Day Cupcakes


  • 1-3/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1  4-serving-size package  instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 3/4  cup  miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 2/3  cup  sugar
  • 2-1/2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 2    beaten eggs
  • 1-1/4  cups  milk
  • 1/2  cup  cooking oil
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla or 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2  of a can  cream cheese frosting (1 cup)
  •     Green colored sugar
  • 1/2  cup  candy-coated milk chocolate pieces


1. Grease muffin cups or line with paper bake cups. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, pudding mix, chocolate pieces, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a small bowl combine beaten eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla or almond extract. Stir into flour mixture just until combined. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
2. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Frost with cream cheese frosting; sprinkle with green sugar, then milk chocolate pieces. Makes 18 cupcakes.

Make-Ahead Tip: Up to 2 weeks ahead, prepare and bake the cupcakes but do not frost them. Wrap and freeze the cupcakes. Thaw and frost before serving.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Free 20 Page Picaboo Photobook (thru 3/22)

From now until March 22 Picaboo is offering a free bookstore-quality photobook to new customers.  Here’s the 411 on how to cash in your freebie: simply head on over to Picaboo’s website and select the green “Get Started Now” icon.  You’ll need to download Picaboo’s software onto your computer in order to put together your design.  Select a "Large Classic Custom Photo Book" and start creating your book with up to 20 pages (additional pages beyond 20 will cost you $.99 each).  At checkout, use the coupon code FREECC to score your creation for FREE.  You’ll pay around $9 for shipping – but when you consider that these books retail for $40, it’s a steal.  Want to take advantage of this sweet deal?  Get this deal:

Thursday, March 10, 2011

FREE Starbucks Petites (with handcrafted beverage purchase) during Tribute Days (3/10 – 3/12)

Starbucks has been around for 40 years and they want to celebrate. You are invited to join them for Tribute Days!! Come to participating Starbucks locations between 2 and 5 p.m. on March 10-12, and you will be treated to a free Starbucks Petites when you order any handcrafted beverage (while supplies last).

5 Free iTunes for using your American Express Credit Card (thru 3/15)

For those of you who have an American Express Credit Card....

Now thru March 15, get 5 free iTunes for using your American Express.  For more info/details, click HERE.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

CVS - Free Beverage or Free Candy for "liking" them on Facebook (thru 3/10)

Click on the “Like” button on the CVS Facebook Page and you’ll be able to sign up to have a coupon for a free beverage or free candy emailed to you.  You must have a CVS ExtraCare card to get this deal (you have to enter your ExtraCare # from your card to get the coupon).  This deal is good thru 3/10. 

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Laysignments Dates & Info - April 29 & 30

Heard of Kidsignments yet (see posting from last week if you haven't)?  What about Ladysignments?  It is the woman/adult version of kidsignments, a weekend consignment sale for womens items (clothes, shoes, jewelry, accessories, etc.).  It is a great opportunity to clean out your closet and get rid of some clothes/accessories you're not in love with anymore, make a few bucks, and shop for something new!  They are always looking for new consignors, so check the website HERE for more information. 

Ladysignment Sale Dates:
Friday, April 29th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday, April 30th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

To find out about consigning or just about shopping, see their website for more info!

Friday, March 4, 2011

Chuck-E-Cheese Reward Calendars & Free Reward Tolkens for Kids

If your kids are like mine and have discovered Chuck-E-Cheese, you may want to check out the reward calendars below... 10 free tokens for cleaning your room, dressing yourself, doing your homework, learning to potty, etc.  Pretty cool!  My boys are in heaven at that place, and this might be a neat motivation for staying in bed all night or having good behavior

Chuck E. makes cleaning a breeze! When your child completes our Clean Room Calendar, just bring it in and they'll earn FREE tokens! Check out all of our Rewards Calendars now!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Kidsignments - Kids Consignment Sale Dates Announced!

Kidsignments Sale is coming up!  Mark your calendar!  Next Sale: April 15th & 16th, 2011
If you haven't checked this out before, I highly recommend both consigning and shopping at this sale!   I love this sale - it is a LOT of fun, you get to make some $, and you get GREAT deals on clothes, furniture, games, toys - anything your kiddos may need.  For more info and how to become a consignor, click HERE
What is Kidsignments?
A children's consignment sale is an organized and advertised large group sale, in order to sell gently used children's items: including clothing from newborn to teen, maternity clothing, toys, baby equipment, books, videos, outdoor play equipment, etc. Prices are reasonable but higher than garage sales. Item prices are NON-negotiable. The seller receives 70% of the proceeds and the sale organizer earns 30%.
When is it?
Kidsignments will be held twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall. They are from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on a Friday and Saturday. See the dates page for the next sale.
Who can participate?
Anyone who has 20 or more items to sell can participate. No charge to sign up. A percentage of the sales will be deducted from your total sales.

2011 Spring - Summer Sale

Sale Dates
Friday, April 15th
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday, April 16th
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Drop Off Dates
Tuesday, April 12th
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wednesday April 13th
10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Pick Up Date
Monday, April 18th
11:00 to 6:00 pm

*** All items must be picked up on Monday ***

For more info about shopping, consigning, or volunteering, click HERE

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

IHOP: Free Pancake Day TODAY (3/01/11)!!

Join IHOP TODAY, Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., for National Pancake Day and receive one complimentary short stack of pancakes!

In return for the free pancakes, they ask you to consider leaving a little something behind for a designated local charity. IHOP raised more than $2.1 million last year, and has given away more than 10.1 million buttermilk pancakes since they began National Pancake Day in 2006!!