CampusBookRentals.com and Operation Smile

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Did you know you can RENT college textbooks now?  I wish this option was around when I was in school- the money I spent on brand new books that I resold for literally pennies in comparison to what I paid still makes me sad.  Especially for books that professors really didn't even get into using- ...

Sweet Potato Burritos Recipe: Meatless Main Dish!

Sweet potato burrito recipe- This Mama Loves

My friend Kelly introduced me to this Sweet Potato Burrito dish and it instantly became a family favorite!! Sweet potatoes are so full of good-for-you-nutrients and honestly, are a welcomed change to the everyday potato flavor that I'm always up to try new sweet potato recipes. Sweet Potato Burritos Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes (11/2 lb. or so total) 3/4 ...

FunKidsPajamas.com (Giveaway)

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Sleepwear.  With kids, you need many sets of pajamas for kids to sleep in.  Warm weather, cool weather- if you are like us and you keep your house on the cooler side, you want more sets of warm pajamas, especially footed pajamas and fleece sets.  In warmer climates, you'd want more cotton, more tank top ...

Udi’s Gluten Free Products (Giveaway)

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My friend's 5 year old daughter was recently told that due to food sensitivities and allergies, she needs to be eating gluten and dairy free.  Her sister who is just 18 months older than she is does not have any issues with dairy or gluten and this presented a whole new set of challenges for ...

Amazing Chocolate Truffles

This week I wanted to highlight how cooking frugally can still be delicious. Here's a wonderful recipe for chocolate truffles I found several months ago. With the holidays approaching these would make great gifts or treats for Holiday parties. You need: 16 ounces of chocolate or white chocolate (you can use any type, I used Hershey bars ...

Target this week

Candy Deals: Reese's, Kit Kate, Snickers, etc Fun Size - $2.49 - $1/1 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup - Target Mobile Coupon = $1.49 Mars Mixed Candy Super Jumbo Bags - $13.49 - $2/3 Mars Snack Size Target Coupon - printable - $1.50/2 Mars Chocolate Fun Size Packs – All You Oct 2011 Hershey’s Mix Snack Size - $6.99 - $1/2 Hershey Snack Size ...

Kmart This Week

Here are a few highlights for this weeks Kmart ad. To get the complete list of match-ups, check Just Trying To Save Money. ***Special Note for Kmart*** Kmart has a Shop Your Way Rewards Member Loyalty Card that you will want to make sure you are signed up for. It is FREE and just like any other ...

Chuck’s Proposal (Chuck: Season 4)

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In episode 13, Chuck finally proposes to Sarah in the hospital hallway. She accepts, kneeling with him and kissing him as the scene fades. Was this delightful and epic episode of Chuck everything that you had been waiting for? What was your reaction to Chuck’s quiet and successful proposal to Sarah?  I love love loved Chuck's proposal ...

Free Scary Face Pancake at IHOP 10/28

Boo, pout pout I wish we had IHOP near me!! On Friday, October 28, kids 12 and under can get a FREE Scary Face Pancake at IHOP from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. As part of the Halloween tradition, IHOP’s popular Funny Face Pancake will turn scary by way of a “design-your-own” Scary Face Pancake for children. ...