Helping Middle School Students with Studying- This Mama Loves

Helping Middle School Students with Studying with #BigFatNotebooks

School's starting in just days, you guys. SCHOOL. We've got (most of) the supplies ready to go- a mile long list for each kid, plus extras that I found on sale to send in... and yet...I'm not ready. This year is different. This year is serious. The biggest MiniMartin is heading to middle school. This [...]



What grows in the garden? Kiwano horned melon

Each week Just Trying To Save Money will find a new fruit or vegetable that her family is going to try and share with you how it tastes, where is grows, etc. This is a way for her family to try new fruits and vegetables and hopefully encourage your family to do the same! Just [...]

.50/1 Tropicana OJ Coupon

Go here to get a $.50/1 Trop50 Lemonade coupon!! Save it for a good sale!! Thanks Stretching Your Budget! [ad#glam between posts]

Pet Deals this week

Here are some of the best deals on pet food this week (through 6/21): Piggly Wiggly: 9Lives Cat Food 4pk - 2/$3 $1 off three 4-pks 9 Lives Wet Cat Food 5/15/2011 SS Insert (exp 7/16/2011 =$3.50 for 3 Publix: Whiskas Temptations Treats for Cats - BOGO $1.55 -$1 off 2 printable =55c for 2! [...]

Aldi Special Buys

If you've never shopped at Aldi before, you should read up on how the store is run before making a trip. You can read Saving Toward a Better Life's introduction to Aldi post here. Aldi has what they call "special buys" each week. This week's (thru 6/21) special buys are all about summer fun! Ladderball set - [...]

Happiness is…Peanuts™: Snoopy’s Adventures Giveaway

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Happiness is…Peanuts™: Snoopy’s Adventures pairs TV special Snoopy’s Getting Married, Charlie Brown with an episode from The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show on one disc. The DVD will retail for $14.97 SRP after its release 6/14. Is Snoopy really planning on tying the knot? In the Emmy® Award nominated Snoopy’s Getting Married, Charlie Brown, everyone [...]

Restaurant Round Up- including Father’s Day deals!

Lots of Father's Day offers on the bottom of the list Going out to eat this weekend? Make sure to take these restaurant coupons found by The Coupon Challenge  so you can dine out for less: ~Make sure you look at the bottom of the list for tons of Father's Day deals! Taco Bell: Get a Crunchwrap [...]

Guest Post: Being Frugal even with Baby Necessities!!

When my husband and I decided to expand our family of 4 (2 humans and 2 dogs) and add a baby to the mix, the first worry that crossed my mind was our finances. Our pups I'm a very frugal person by nature and prefer to spend my hard-earned dollars on things like clothes or [...]

Frugal Eats: Fruit Salsa (Guest Post)

I have been buying Bountiful Baskets the past few months and with that comes TONS of fruits and veggies that I might not have bought regularly. I have thought up a few ways to use some of the odd items here and there, or have traded with a friend. Well, I am no longer trading [...]

Yo Gabba Gabba: Circus (Street date 6/14) Giveaway

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How To Get Your Ex Back Girlfriend sin_il?ie=UTF8&tag=thimamlovherb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=217153&creative=399701&creativeASIN=B004V2S4XI"> What's more fun than the friends from Yo Gabba Gabba in 4 beloved episodes on one DVD?  Adding a fifth, never before seen episode and guest starts like Weird Al Yankovic, Sarah Silverman and Fred Armisen!  We don't get any channels that air YGG but it was love at [...]