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. Energizer MAX AA/AAA 8–10 Packs or Advanced Lithium AA/AAA 4-packs $5.99 each -$1/1 Energizer Brand Batteries or Flashlight, exp. 6-15 (SS 05/01/11) =$4.99 each after coupon Playtex Gentle Glide or [...]

Contact Us

If you follow the Saving Toward a Better Life blog you know she posts a company a day to contact. Contacting companies is a great way to get coupons! Why? Because 99% of the time, they will reward the time you took to provide them with feedback with coupons!! Read more. Here is a recap [...]

Hasbro’s Fun on the Run Games: Guess Who? (Giveaway)

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Hasbro has several Fun on the  Run games, including Guess Who? which is small, easy to store, and just as fun as the original sized version.  My niece Sam introduced me to Guess Who about 20 years ago- such a fun game, so simple to play, and doesn't take a ton of time (which is really [...]

Tomo & Edie Review and Discount

Is there anything sweeter than a new baby in nothing but a diaper and a t-shirt? That's how I like to dress my little ones in the beginning. Not only is it comfortable for the baby, but it makes for easy diaper changes. That's why I just love the idea of the organic cotton baby kimono [...]

“Show Me How” through reading, crafting & cooking

My college years were spent in Plymouth, New Hampshire studying Early Childhood Education.  I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Studies with a minor in Child Development.  I did teach infants, toddlers and preschoolers for a while and now, obviously, I have my three kids who all love school, homework, and anything to [...]

Family Dollar Match Ups

Here are a few highlights for this weeks Family Dollar ad. To get the complete list of match-ups, check out Just Trying To Save Money. Campbell's Chunky Soup $1.85 each -$1/4 Campbell's Chunky Soup, exp. 6-12-11 (SS 05/01/11) =$1.60 each wyb 4 after coupon Compleats Meals $2.25 each -$0.55/1 Hormel Compleats, exp. 7-11 (SS 05/08/11) [...]

Changes and improvements for Infant’s and Children’s Tylenol Products

The makers of Infant's and Children's Tylenol products are making some changes and I applaud this.  They've made a conscious change to streamline their products so there are 2 formulas- one for infants and one for children.  I get why there were so many different formulas before- or rather, I can see why there were [...]

TwirlyGirl® Reversible Twirly Racer Dress & UnderTwirl™


TwirlyGirl® sent my Busy girl a Reversible TwirlyGirl® Racer Dress in The Fairy Gardens print. They also thought to send a pair of Hoppin Heather UnderTwirl™ Shorts to keep her underwear as underwear and not visible to anyone when she's twirling (which is nonstop when she wears this dress). As you can see by the photos, the dress [...]

The MUPPETS are coming (back)!!

THE MUPPETS hits theaters November 23, 2011. I can't wait! I grew up watching The Muppets- so did my husband!! Cast: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal, Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Walter On vacation in Los Angeles , Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason [...]