With summer weather upon us and the official "start" to summer having passed now (Memorial Day), I think we should all take note and be cautious with the sun!  WARNING: IGNORED AREAS YOU MUST PROTECT BEFORE STEPPING OUT INTO THE SUN Filling your beach bag with your favorite summer skincare products puts you at ease [...]

Wanna win something? (Giveaway linky too!)

Just a reminder- adding your giveaways to this linky will gain exposure for it on all 12 of the Mavens of Money site- which means hundreds of thousands of people have the potential to see your link!! :o) $230 Video Baby Monitor MobiCam  LAST DAY TO ENTER!! Tassimo T20 Brewbot Purex Complete Crystals Fabric Softener [...]

Bella Blu Maternity Review

I've been doing a lot of online shopping for maternity and baby items, especially since I have been put on bedrest (what better excuse to shop!). Needless to say, I have a lot of experience ordering from many, many different online shops. I recently reviewed some items from Bella Blu Maternity I love that they [...]

Good Friends Just Click

Let’s be friends, link, click, and connect! No rules! Now just follow as many as you can on the link below and become friends- because you know, blog friends are some of the best friends you can have in life -just ask us! Leaving comments is a plus on your way to new friendships. Stumbles, [...]

Kmart this week

Here are a few highlights for this weeks Kmart ad. To get the complete list of match-ups, check out Just Trying To Save Money. Lysol 12.5–19oz Disinfectant, 80ct Wipes or 2 pk Toilet Bowl Cleaner $4 each -$1/2 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner printable or use - $1/1 Lysol Disinfectant Spray printable or use - $1/2 [...]

Key Ring- a *Free* money saving phone app!!

Key Ring allows you to get rid of all the store cards hanging on your key ring. You simply take a picture of your rewards card and store it in the app. Then when you get to the store pull up your store card on your smart phone and scan it at the register. It [...]

Dream Dinners

What are you cooking for dinner tonight? That's always the big question around here. I usually try to plan all of my meals ahead of time so that I can get all my shopping done in one trip per week. However, things happen and that 's not always possible. I have to admit that there [...]

Get ready for some *fun* on Wednesday! (hint, hint)

  Who likes to win? Who likes Surprises? Who likes treasure? I bet you all do! Well you are in luck! Lots of surprises and prizes just for you! Wednesday the Money Mavens are bringing you a TON of fun with a TREASURE HUNT! Filled with awesome prizes and Surprises, maybe some coupons, maybe some [...]

Ask An Accountant

Although tax season is over, tax questions arise year round. Mom on Dealz'  husband is an experienced accountant and will be answering questions sent to me at momondeals@yahoo.com Question: I read on Yahoo today that Social Security Tax is being raised. The article said that in 2012 the rate will go up to 12.4%, meaning 12.4% [...]

Build A Dream Playhouses Review


As summer approaches I like to try to build my arsenal of crafts and activities for the kids. I find that summer is always exciting for the kids for the first 2 weeks and then boredom kicks in. It's always nice to pull out a brand new activity in the afternoon. Especially one that can [...]