Brain Food Snacks for Middle Schoolers - This Mama Loves

Brain Food Snacks for Middle Schoolers #BigFatNotebooks

It's hard to believe but we are already wrapping up the first quarter of middle school for the oldest MiniMartin and I'm happy to report that it wasn't as scary as I thought it was going to be!  I mean it's been really scary for me- but she's been breezing through it and having a [...]

Zumba Fitness 2


I recently discovered Zumba classes at the gym where I work out. I have heard about this type dance aerobics for years, but have never tried it until now. Wow, it's a really great workout and boy did I sweat! I find that the upbeat music and dance moves keeps me motivated throughout the entire [...]

New to DVD — Angelina Ballerina: Sweet Valentine (Review)

On DVD, Digital Download And On Demand January 3, 2012 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment Street Date: 1/3/12 DVD SRP: $14.98 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Hearts and happiness abound with your favorite dancer Angelina Ballerina™ and her mouseling friends in the all new Angelina Ballerina™: Sweet Valentine, leaping onto DVD, Digital Download and On Demand January 3, [...]

New to DVD: Barney: I Love My Friends (Review)

Street Date: 1/3/12 DVD SRP: $14.98 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Isn't it good to know you've got a friend? How about a whole playground full of them, including one big purple dinosaur with all the love in the world to give? That's Barney™ with his dino-mite goodness, bringing fun, music and learning to his latest collection, Barney: [...]

ShaToBu Shaping Tights Review


"ShaToBu - The Workout You Wear - is the revolutionary shaper that helps women shape, tone and burn more calories during everyday activities. The benefits go beyond ordinary shapewear - ShaToBu instantly gives a sleeker silhouette, but women can also see and feel a difference in their bodies with regular use over time. By incorporating [...]

Nintendo DS Games up to 80% off!

Amazon is having a crazy sale on Nintendo DS games with several of them up to 80% off! Head on over to Amazon and check out the complete list of deals including: New International Track and Field $1.99 Michael Jackson The Experience $5.24 Kung Zhu $5.28 Rock Band 3 $4.96 Ener-G Dance Squad $5.97 Guitar [...]

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More fun giveaways from the Money Mavens- plus you can link your own giveaways! Win $225 Cash -ends 1/16 AMMO Book and Memory Game Thomas The Train and Friends DVD A Month's Supply of Chicken Nuggets A Filled Coupon Binder Coach Giveaway - ends 1/12 $70 Cash Giveaway - ends 1/31 MadameDeals Coupon Solution Contest [...]

Ask an Accountant: Claiming Office Space

Remember, if you have a tax question, email Mr. Mom on Dealz who is an experienced accountant at Question: I work at home. Can I claim home office as a business expense? Answer: To take a business deduction a tax payer must use part of his/her home under one of the following situations: The [...]

Slow Cooker Showcase: French Onion Soup

Each Thursday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable as [...]

$100 Amex Gift Card up for grabs!! 4 hour flash giveaway!! #HotFlash

Once again, I've teamed up with some other great bloggers to bring you a fantastic flash giveaway tonight – a $100 American Express Gift Card! What would YOU do with $100 to spend?  Would you buy what you need?  Treat yourself?  Splurge on someone else?  I know what I'd do...someone put a nice crack in my [...]