GoodNites® for Good Mornings (Prize Pack Giveaway $100 Amex GC)

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My oldest was not night trained until she was well over 5 1/2 years old.  She was day trained at 22 months, but the nighttime thing, well, it just wasn't there, no matter what, until quite recently.  She was, right up until she night trained, a very heavy wetter, which meant that we very quickly ...

Pressman Toys Pretty Ponies and Silly Socks (Giveaway)

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Summer is full of so many things to do outside  when the weather cooperates- but for those days when the weather doesn't cooperate and we do have to be inside, crafts and games have been the first things I turn to.  My kids will all three of them sit at the table and color, glue, use stickers, ...

Lunchbox Ideas: Sweet Potato Chips

Each week Just Trying To Save Money will bring you a new Lunchbox Idea to help you have healthier Lunchbox options and to keep your kiddos interested in their lunch! One of my biggest goals this school year is to provide my girls with healthier lunchbox options and to offer them more variety. Last year we ...

Free Activities this weekend

Every weekend there are free activities to do as a family coast to coast. Here is what you will find this weekend. AC Moore: Saturday July 2nd from 1:00 pm until 3:00 Free Make and Take - Pom Pom Monsters Bank of America: Saturday July 2nd and Sunday July 3rd It's the first full weekend of the month. If ...

Pocket Purifier: Kill germs without chemicals (Giveaway)

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As a mom I am always looking for a quick and simple way to make sure my son is not exposed to too many germs. The Pocket Purifier is a compact germicidal light that uses the same UV-C light that is often used to sterilize surgical instruments. This hand-held sterilizer is powered by 4 AA batteries ...

Mabel’s Labels Ultimate Back-to-School Combo™(Giveaway)

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Those of you with little ones know how easy it is to lose personal items.  What better way to keep track of all your kids "stuff" than to label it.  I am personally a fan of labelling everything.  Don't tell my husband, but I would just DIE for a personal label maker.  Perhaps for a ...

The Lion’s Deceit by Mpho Otukile

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The Lion's Deceit is a wonderful children's book in which a lazy lion uses trickery to get his food so he doesn't have to hunt for it- and there are several lessons to be learned along the way. We love books in our house and are always excited to have new ones to read- my ...

Ring the Bell Electronic Goal Tracker (Giveaway)

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 Ring the Bell Electronic Goal Tracker from Educational Insights offers a way to track a goal for an individual or an entire class, or any number of kids in between. Fun sounds and an exciting carnival theme take the goal chart to a whole new level! Teacher writes the goal and reward at the top and the ...

FREE Family Activities This Weekend!

Each weekend there are some free and inexpensive activities for you and your family to participate in. These activities are a great way to beat the summer heat! JoAnn Fabric and Craft Store: Saturday July 30th from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm 11am-1pm - FREE Duck Tape Purse 1am to 3pm - Crafting with 3M Kidtoons Films: Various times ...

Play Money Coins & Bills Deluxe Set (Giveaway)

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Learning money is hard for many kids, my oldest included.  Coins in particular are very confusing, especially since the larger coins aren't always the greatest values.  Since my oldest will be needing to bring coins for part of her school supplies for first grade, and will be eating lunch at school this year, I thought ...