Super Bowl Party on a Budget


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ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas Lineup 2014


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ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas Lineup ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas specials has begun. Airing now through December 25th! Check your local listings for the station number and then mark down in your calendars, the ones you don't want to miss. I just love Christmas shows so hopefully I don't miss any and thanks to ABC Family once again this year! Here's the listing: 25 Days of Christmas Lineup on ABC Family Monday, December 1 (4:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979) (5:00–6:00 PM … [Read more...]

Christmas Freebies – Live Reindeer Feed, Message from Santa & More!


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Christmas Freebies 2014 Are you ready for the holiday season yet? Well get in gear with these Christmas Freebies! As usual, we have the live Reindeer Feed from the North Pole plus a couple of other goodies I don't remember from last year. I have heard that the reindeer feed is free on a computer, but not a mobile device. I haven't tried it both ways yet so let me know. I especially love the Santa Trackers. I stopped believing in Santa Clause a couple years ago (try & choke back the … [Read more...]

ABC Family 13 Nights Of Halloween Schedule


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ABC Family 13 Nights Of Halloween Schedule Halloween is upon us! That means stocking up on candy for the trick or treaters, getting ready for all the ghosts and goblins that will be lurking on Halloween night, decorating, and of course, the TV Specials and Movies! There are some really good ones on this list for the ABC Family 13 Nights Of Halloween! Everything from Toy Story to the an ultimate fear fest with "Poltergeist"!! I have to say, I think I am most excited about "The Goonies"!! … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Freebies, Discounts, Sales, and More


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Memorial Day Freebies, Discounts, Sales, and More In Honor of Memorial Day 2014, we have compiled a HUGE list of Freebies, Discounts, Sales, Restaurant Coupons, and more! There are many that are just discounts or freebies for Military, and some for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to scroll the list below to see which ones you would like to take advantage of! Memorial Day is a day we remember all of those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Also, be sure to share this list … [Read more...]

Stamp Out Hunger On May 10, 2014


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Stamp Out Hunger On May 10, 2014 This Saturday, May 10, don't forget to leave a bag of non perishable food items for your letter carrier to pick up! This will make the 22nd year for the annual Stamp Out Hunger event brought by the NALC-National Association of Letter Carriers.  More than 1,400 NALC branches in just about every city, state and territory will have letter carriers, family members and thousands of volunteers out and about to help collect, sort and distribute the cans, boxes and … [Read more...]

Cinco De Mayo Party On A Budget


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Cinco De Mayo Party on a budget If you love any reason to throw a party and are planning on a small or large fiesta for Cinco De Mayo, or really any occasion, you’ll know throwing a party can get expensive. With a bit of pre-planning, budgeting, and of course coupons, you can save loads on your Cinco de Mayo Party. Here are a few of our best Budget party planning tips. Cinco de Mayo Food Choices Budget a per person price to help you make and stay on budget. Food cost per person shouldn’t … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Freebies, Discounts, and Activities


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Valentine's Day Freebies, Discounts, and Activities Do you have your Valentine's Day plans set yet? If you are still deciding, check out this list of Valentine's Day Freebies, Discounts, and Activities available!! Nobody said you can't save while have a fun and enjoyable Valentine's Day! Boston Market Head to Boston Market on Valentine's Day and get a FREE Individual dessert with any meal purchase! Just go HERE and print your coupon!  Bob Evans Looking for a fun dinner out with the … [Read more...]

Romantic Valentines Day Ideas for $10 or Less


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Romantic Valentines Day Ideas 5 Romantic Valentines Day Ideas for $10 or Less Love is priceless, but the expression of it seems to cost an arm and a leg these days. Fortunately you can give a lovely or romantic Valentines day gift to your sweetheart with just $10 and some creativity and preplanning.  Here are 5 ideas for Valentine's gifts for him or her. Boudoirs photos :  Grab a camera, a friend, and a white sheet.  Make sure the lighting is good in the room and snap away. Printing a … [Read more...]

Kids Valentines Party-Dollar Store Style


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My Cost-Effective Kids Valentines Party Ideas Throwing a kids valentines party doesn't have to be expensive. I put together one every year for the kiddos in my family. The majority of the party items came from the Dollar Tree or Target's Dollar Spot. I did purchase a few things that were in the $2.00-$4.00 range, but only a few. I decided to have the kids over on a Friday night, so I made a big batch of spaghetti too. That way they had dinner before having some valentine goodies! Kids … [Read more...]

Holiday Lights: Displays & Events around the Nation


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Nationwide Holiday Lights Displays & Events I've researched the web and come up with the best and coolest holiday lights and displays from around the country.  I've included links to websites for more information and tried to find at least one for every state. I'm sure there are many more great places, so make sure to leave a comment and a website link to any events you know of and I'll add them to the list. Holiday Lights Displays & Events Listing by State Alabama Birmingham, … [Read more...]

The Christmas Lights Are Shining Bright – My Favorite Light Display


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 My Favorite Christmas Lights Display My favorite time of the year. I love all of the sights and sounds of the holiday season! It is the one time of the year where I feel it is appropriate to release my inner child! One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is going to as many Christmas lights displays as I can. They take me back to being a kid when my parents would take use to see them. Sometimes my parents would pack up my brother and I and we would just drive around … [Read more...]

Christmas Village On A Budget


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Building A Beautiful Christmas Village On A Budget I had never really thought about a Christmas village until I got married and saw my mother in law's village for the first time. I fell in love! I had to make one of my own. Then I saw the cost of some of the houses, figurines, etc. and thought...no way can I spend this much. So, I got creative and found other ways of getting my favorite pieces. There are several ways to get all the pieces you want and not spend a fortune. I have … [Read more...]

ABC Family 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule


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ABC Family 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule This is my favorite time of the year. When the Holiday Season gets into full swing, I love all the Christmas movies. Here is the ABC Family 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule. So, get ready to curl up on the sofa with some popcorn and the rest of the family to enjoy all the best Christmas shows. Don't forget to set the DVR for record your favorites. I think I am most excited to watch The Polar Express. I do love Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer … [Read more...]

Reindeer Cam Is Back – Watch Santa’s Reindeer Play And Feed


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The Reindeer Cam Is Back - Watch Santa's Reindeer Play And Feed I love this site each year! If you have little ones, you must let them watch The Reindeer Cam! Watch Santa's reindeer play, feed, and get ready for the BIG night! You can even get on the "Nice List." They have a scrolling list of all kids who are on this list! How do you get on the Nice List? There are a few ways! Anyone that sends a letter to Santa get’s on the list. Send your letters to 4593 Wren Dr. SE Caledonia, MI … [Read more...]

Holiday Mail For Heroes – Raise The Spirits


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Holiday Mail For Heroes - Raise The Spirits Of A Hero This Holiday Season The Holidays are approaching quickly! Our days will be consumed with grabbing the best deals for everything on our gift lists, getting the decorations hung, along with all the fixings for those Holiday meals! This is also a time to think about our Country's Heroes. The ones who can not be with us on the Holidays, whether they are overseas, in a hospital or rehab center recovering from any injuries. The Red Cross is … [Read more...]

Stay Safe On Halloween, But Still Have Fun


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Stay Safe On Halloween, But Still Have Fun When I was a kid, we didn't have to worry too much about how to stay safe on Halloween. Halloween is certainly not like it was when I was a kid, umm, a few years ago. Actually, I will be 40 in a couple of weeks, so you can guess what era I was trick or treating in. Our parents would just let us loose in the neighborhood with the rest of our friends. All the cars would trickle down the streets at a very slow pace knowing there were kids all over … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Carving & Decorating Ideas PLUS Find Pumpkins Locally


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Pumpkin Carving Ideas Halloween is creeping closer and it's if you haven't carved your pumpkins yet, it's time to start thinking about what design (s) you want to create. FREE Pumpkin Carving Templates If you are having creative block, need some ideas, or like me are not very good with just carving free hand, you can head over to Pinterest templates.  You can check out a ton of FREE pumpkin carving templates! Choose from scary, not so scary and of course some really neat Disney Character … [Read more...]

Dress Like a Cow and Eat For Free at Chick-Fil-A


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Chick-Fil-A Dress Like a Cow Event Dress like a cow and Eat for Free at Chick-Fil-A! Mark your calendars for the annual Cow Appreciation Day on Friday, July 12, 2013! In honor of cows, Chick-fil-A will give a FREE combo meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) to any customer who comes in fully dressed from head to hoof as a cow. Don’t want to go all out? You can get a free entree for going in partially dressed in cow attire. Decision of what qualifies as fully-dressed versus partially-dressed is at … [Read more...]

Shaving Cream Easter Eggs


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Shaving Cream Easter Eggs     Shaving cream Easter eggs are as simple as it gets. I've tried many different ways to dye Easter eggs through the years and this is the best I've found yet. I didn't have neon food color and they still came out great. Easy to make, easy clean up and very fast!  I covered my pan with plastic wrap for easy clean up and I processed each egg twice for a richer color. If you also want more color, wipe the egg off, do not rinse, then roll in shaving cream again … [Read more...]

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