Birthday Pancake Cake Recipe & Instructions- This Mama Loves

Birthday Pancake Cake: A birthday breakfast the kids can make for someone!

Right now we are in the middle of what I call birthday season in my family. The kids have birthdays 1-2-3 all in a row, in about 7 weeks time. It gets a little crazy.  The kids have always made ME breakfast on Mother's Day and/or my birthday, as well as for my husband on [...]

Nikita Season One on DVD- being judged on looks

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** Please note this is NOT a for-the-kids post this is more a post for after the kids go to bed- or rather, about a DVD to watch after the kids go to bed!!** There have been several moments throughout the show that Nikita has been judged solely on her looks, which is a huge [...]

Family Dollar

Here are a few highlights for this weeks Family Dollar ad. To get the complete list of match-ups, check Just Trying To Save Money. ***Special Note for Family Dollar*** Family Dollar accepts manufacturer coupons, Internet printable coupons and Family Dollar store coupons. You can also combine a manufacturer coupon with a Family Dollar coupon as [...]

50 FREE Prints and $10 off your first order!

I could probably spend a week getting prints ordered with the photos I'm backlogged on getting prints made of.  Holy moly.  Perhaps I'll sign up for Kodak Gallery this week- 50 free prints plus $10 off my first order sounds like a nice start to me!!

Meatless Monday Black Bean Brownies

Meatless Monday is an international campaign trying to get people to try meatless meals at least once a week. Even Chef Mario Batali has added meatless dishes to the menus at all 14 of his restaurants. One of my favorite meatless blogs is .  She provides quick and simple recipes with easy to find [...]

Kid’s Eat FREE at Chili’s (plus free chips & queso!)

Kid's eat FREE at Chili's tomorrow only - Monday, August 22nd! Print your coupon here. Get a free kid's meal with the purchase of an adult entree. Limit 2 free kids meal per adult entree purchased. If you haven't signed up for the Chili's email club, sign up here now and you'll be able to [...]

Join Fobango (beta) and you could win a free couch!


Fobango is a fun and easy way to navigate through the best values and selections on goods that turn a house into a home. Join the social shopping revolution and build your nest for less! Excuse me, did someone say social and shopping?  As in, shopping  socially?  Sign me up!  I can share my thoughts, [...]

Be a National Consumer Panelist now!

The National Consumer Panel is still hiring! If you like to voice out your opinions about today's products and earn great rewards, then joining this program is for you! As a panelist, you can earn valuable points, which are redeemable for electronics, household items, jewelry, toy, gift cards, and more. If you are accepted as [...]

End of Summer Giveaway 2

End of Summer Celebration: Giveaway #2 Nintendo Selects: Mario Strikers Charged WIN IT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT! Characters from the Mario universe clash in a sensational battle-sport based on the original Nintendo GameCube™ title, Super Mario Strikers. In the Road to the Striker Cup mode, players take their favorite captain and compete through a [...]

*HOT* $1 off Minute Maid Juice 10pack

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Perfect timing with so many kids back in school already (we still have 2 more weeks!!) Save $1.00 on any Minute Maid Juice Box 10 pack in any variety- 100% juice!! These are frequently on sale for $2 for $5 which would make them $1.50 per pack with coupon!! usually lets you print coupons [...]