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Posted: July 1, 2010
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Yesterday I announced a fun giveaway where you suggest my Facebook Page to your friends and our program tracks who sent the most invitations, and who has had the most friends accept invitations.

Here’s the results so far – remember, you have until next Tuesday to enter and get your friends to “like” us on Facebook – two winners will get $30 Gift Certificates each!

Read more about the giveaway here.

Posted: June 15, 2010
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Today’s the last day to enter our giveaway for Your Baby Can Read (fairly low entries)  & $100 A Candy Store.com Gift Certificate!

I listed them on Stash Mama – she has a fun thing she does where everyday she posts a giveaway linky, but it is only for giveaways ending that day! Here’s where you can find her link daily

Posted: June 10, 2010
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UPDATE: Giveaway has ended, view winner here

I know what you are thinking – why aren’t your kids posing in the picture like they normally are?!?! No excuses here, sometimes kids just aren’t in picture taking moods.

We received the Your Baby Can Read Volume 1 set from Your Baby Can about 2 months ago.  It has a complete guide on how their system works.   One part of it is to do each volume for 2 or 3 months before moving onto the next volume.

The first volume includes:

  • A DVD explaining how to use each of the following to maximize their effectiveness, and how often to do each:
  • Another DVD which shows teaches words incorporated in the flop-open book and cards.   This was my 1 year old’s favorite part of the system.   She never watches t.v., but she really liked watching the kids on this dvd and seemed interested in learning the words.
  • A book with flop-open pages with a word on one side, and when you flip the tab there’s a picture of what the word represents.   This was my 3 year old daughter’s favorite part of the system.   I believe she enjoys reading and even though it wasn’t about story lines, she just loves opening the flaps and reading with me.
  • 5 hard cards with words on both sides and tabs to pull them open.  Inside are pictures representing the words on the card. Also their is a blank card you can use erasable markers on.

The system is really for people who are good at doing repetitive things and I learned I am not one of them.  At first we were really on schedule and never missed a day.  Then a few days would go in-between sessions.  Then we’d remember and do our sessions, but hardly twice a day as we were supposed to.

If you are good at keeping schedules and make sure to do the sessions, I think you could see improvement in your child’s ability to understand written words.  My 1 year old daughter would put her arms up when the words “arms up” came on the screen.  I thought that was pretty cool.  I don’t think she was reading, but more understanding it meant to put her arms up.

My 3 year old daughter is not the type that can hold still and wander away during the DVD time.  But she came back and loved the flop-book and sliding cards and was more interested in those.  I wish I had been more diligent in doing this everyday, I am going to continue on with the system to see if she learns the words.  Right now she hasn’t yet.  She has, however, figured out that when I point at the picture of a tiger, and then point at the word tiger that the word represents the tiger.  I’ll point at the tiger and then at the word and say “what’s this word” and she says “tiger”.

Giveaway: 1 Winner Will Get the Entire Your Baby Can Read Volume 1 Set including: 1 training DVD, 1 watching DVD for kids, 1 flap book, and 6 slide cards.

HERE’S HOW TO ENTER TO WIN:

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Posted: June 2, 2010
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Who’s been waiting for this moment??? The next book in the Twilight series is a Novella called “The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner”. It  is coming out this Saturday and will be $13.00, but why pay for something you can get for free? Read “The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner” for Free! June 7-July 15 only.

That’s my kind of deal! If you prefer hardcover, pre-order it and save $6 The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella (Twilight Saga) on Amazon.com: $6.99 Plus eligible for free super saver shipping.

Posted: May 8, 2010
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This offer comes around every few months.  It’s a great baby shower gift. At Udder Covers, use code “Family2010” to get $32 off your order.

I was always uncomfortable nursing in public, but once I got one of these I nursed at the park or anywhere and most people really had no clue what I was doing.  And who cares if they did, right? I was covered!  Anyways, these are so cute and even with $9.95, the price can’t get much better.

Read more here if you have heard Udder Covers is a Scam…I don’t believe they are.

Posted: April 27, 2010
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Enter code here: FPSNN83JX9 for 25 points.

Read more about Disney Rewards here.

Thanks, MojoSavings

Posted: April 14, 2010
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At Diapers.com you can score a sweet deal on gDiapers right now.  These are “The best of cloth diapers and disposable in one eco-friendly diaper.” Read more about them at gDiapers.com
  1. At Diapers.com put thegDiapers Sweet Bundle which includes 6 Little gPants + 4 Biodegradable gRefills packs (640 refills!!!!) into your shopping cart
  2. Use coupon code “Couponers” to get $10 off.
  3. You should also qualify for free shipping!
  4. At checkout there will be the option to get either Parenting Magazine free for one year, or just get a $10 rebate. I’d get the $10 rebate, you will need to send in your receipt to get it.
  5. Then submit for the gDiapers  $15 rebate here.  You just need 10  g product UPC’s for the rebate, and you don’t need a receipt!
  6. Total cost for $140 regularly priced gDiapers Sweet Bundle: $54

Thanks Swaggrabber and Couponing in Central Florida

Posted: April 12, 2010
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I wanted my parents to get my daughter the “Your Baby Can Read” program for her birthday, but it was $199, so I started looking elsewhere.  Have you tried Hooked on Phonics? If so, let me know if you liked it, I am looking at the Toddler one that is 60% off, so $20.  That is much more in the present range!

Hooked on Phonics HERE has some great deals, while supplies last:

  • The Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read program (2006 version), normally $199.95, is on sale for $79.95, 60% off
  • Discover Reading Toddler: Normally $64.95, on sale for $19.95
  • Hooked on Phonics Master Reader (Windows XP Version): Normally $199.95, on sale for $59.95
  • Hooked on French: Normally $39.95, on sale for $14.95

Let me know if any of you have tried the reading toddler one!

Posted: April 5, 2010
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I’ve put together a list of all the 100% free trade magazines; my requirements:

  1. 100% free and no shipping charges
  2. no credit card required
  3. nothing to cancel

Surprisingly, a lot of magazines made the list!  You can get these 100% free if you own a business or manage a business in any of the following industries (online businesses are OK):

My top pick? Free Guide to Twitter: “Twitter: Best Practices and Tips”

Candy Industry Magazine: Covers the global confectionery chocolate and sweet snacks marketplace.

Total Landscape Care:an industry news magazine for green industry and landscaping professionals. (US)

Renewable Energy World: effectively promotes all aspects of renewable energy technology in the worldwide marketplace. (USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe)

Underground Guide to the iPhone– Read about the basic user interface and a ton of incredible iPhone features you would’ve otherwise missed. This guide explains in detail how to perform both the very simple and the most tedious tasks. (Worldwide)

Radio magazine: is published monthly and serves the needs of radio engineers, managers and owners who need to make informed equipment and services buying decisions. US & Canada

Professional Remodeler: provides “must-have, hard-to-find” content designed to ensure it is the indispensable business magazine for the country’s best residential remodelers.  (US)

Food Arts Magazine: Exceptional recipes and fresh ideas…innovative presentation techniques…business tips and forecasts…news on tabletop, lighting, interior design…hints on where to find special products or produce…restaurant openings and closings…chefs on the move and much more in every issue.  (US)

Wireless Week: delivers news, analysis and trends covering all aspects of wireless communications (US, Canada, Mexico)

Seafood Business: provides important, timely editorial features to help seafood buyers with their purchasing decisions. (US)

The Mac Manual: supplies you with numerous tips, tricks and free applications. Get the hang of the interface and discover what your Mac is really capable of. (Worldwide)

Accounting Today: The Business Newspaper for the Tax & Accounting Community. (US)

Financial Advisor Magazine: – tackles issues from college funding, second careers and divorce to charitable giving, business succession and retirement, estate and legacy planning. (US)

Free Book Summary: “Acing the Interview: How to Ask and Answer the Questions That Will Get You the Job! (Worldwide)

International Railway Journal: -the first in global coverage of the Railway Industry. (US, Canada, Mexico and Selected International)

eWeek Magazine: – delivers breaking news, technology evaluations and strategic analysis covering the technologies, platforms and trends important to enterprise-wide computing. (US & Canada)

Internet Retailer: – the first magazine devoted to reporting on the Internet revolution in retailing and today remains the only magazine on the market with this exclusive focus. (US & CANADA)

Free Guide to Twitter: “Twitter: Best Practices and Tips” – If you’ve felt like tweeting for a time now, but didn’t know where to start, this guide is for you. (Worldwide)

Golfdom Magazine: – A magazine of solutions and opinions for golf course superintendents, owners and managers of daily fee, public, semi-private, private, resort, state, and city courses. (US)

American Spa Magazine: – Through the use of evocative photographs and an elegant design, they build a community by taking their readers deep inside the spa world. Twelve times throughout the year American Spa delivers the highest quality news and stories in the spa industry. (US)

TV Technology magazine:– Each bi-weekly issue provides readers with the most timely news, insightful reporting, and product information in the industry. (US)


Posted: April 1, 2010
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All eCoupons have been reset! I just load all of them on my card on the first of the month, then I don’t have to worry about doing it right before I go shopping! What’s an eCoupon? Read here and find out which stores these work with.

Go to Cellfire.com and enter in your store loyalty card #, then click on the new eCoupons to add them to your card.

Go to UPromise.com and enter in your store loyalty card #, then click on “coupons & deals” then “Grocery eCoupons”.  Then you select ALL the eCoupons.

Coupons on UPromise for this entire month (these are only updated monthly, so this list won’t change at all this month:)

Buy 1 Jays Potato Chips, any variety, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy any 1 Padrino Tortilla Chips 12oz or larger, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy any 1 Snyder’s of Hanover 22ct Variety Sack, save $2.00 for college $2.00
Buy any 1 Grande Tortilla Chips 12oz or larger, save $1.50 for college $1.50
Buy any 1 Snyder’s of Hanover Tortilla Chips 16oz, save $0.75 for college $0.75
Buy any 1 Multipack Chiquita Bites 5/2.2oz bags, located in the produce section, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy 1 package of Farmland Cubed, Diced or Julienne Ham or Turkey, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 package of Farmland Special Select Ham Steaks, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 Fisher Culinary Touch Cooking and Baking Nut Blend, save $0.55 for college. Create confidently with Fisher Nuts $0.55
Buy 1 Fisher Chef’s Naturals Baking Nuts 4oz or larger, save $0.55 for college. Create confidently with Fisher Nuts $0.55
Buy 1 package of Farmland Deli Style Sliced Ham or Turkey, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 package of Farmland Special Select Sliced Ham or Turkey, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 Fisher Snack Almonds, Cashews, mixed Nuts and Pecans, 5oz or larger, save $0.55 for college $0.55
Buy any 1 Elmer’s Foam Board or Project Display Board, save $0.55 for college $0.55
Buy any 2 Chiquita Bites Singles, located in the produce section, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy any 1 Chiquita Bites Family Pack 14oz, located in the produce section, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy any 1 Instant Krazy Glue, save $0.50 for college! All purpose gel is perfect for gluing porous materials. For an instant bond that stays strong, nothing beats Krazy Glue! $0.50
Buy any 1 Elmer’s 3D Paint Pens, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy 1 BIC® Hybrid Advance™, save $1.50 for college $1.50
Buy 1 BIC® Flex4™, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy any 1 Elmer’s Glue-All, save $0.75 college $0.75
Buy any 1 Charmin MegaRoll, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy any 1 Bounty Paper Towels 6ct or larger, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 Charmin Sensitive, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy any 1 Resolve® Fabric Treatment, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy any 1 Resolve® Bright & White, save $1.50 for college $1.50
Buy 1 Konsyl Fiber Supplement, save $3.00 for college. Go to www.Konsyl.com to find a retailer near you OR make an on-line purchase and receive a comparable discount, by using code U3 to save $3.00 at the Konsyl web store $3.00
Buy 1 Charmin Fresh Mates, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy any 2 Marzetti Refrigerated Dips, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy 1 Wacky Mac & Cheese Dinner, save $0.50 for college. Look for Wacky Mac & Cheese Dinner in the Kosher aisle of your grocer. $0.50
Buy any 2 Marzetti Refrigerated Dressings, save $1.00 for college $1.00
Buy 3 Cabot Cheese bars in your grocer’s dairy section, save $1.25 for college $1.25
Buy any 1 New York Brand Frozen Product, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 Wacky Mac Multi-Shaped and Multi-Colored Pasta, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy 1 No Yolks Egg White Pasta, save $0.50 for college $0.50
Buy any 1 Sister Schubert’s Food Item save $0.75 for college $0.75

The following have new printable coupons:

Rite Aid Video Values (new $5/20!)
Redplum.com
Smartsource.com

New  or reset on Coupons.com:

$0.75/1 – Gold and Plump Natural Chicken
$0.75/1 – Ball Park Angus Product
$20/1 – Nivea Body Wash for Women
$1/2 – Dannon Fit and Light 4 packs
$1/1 – Scott Extra Soft Bath Tissue, 8 Rolls
$1/1 – Scott Long Lasting Mega Rolls, 4 Rolls
$0.55/1 – Challenge Butter
B1G1 FREE – Lifesavers Strings and Rings
$1/1 Cascadian Farms Products
$1/2 – Kelloggs Frosted Mini Wheats
$1/1 – 8th Continent Soy Milk, Half Gallon
$1/4 – Old Orchard Juice Concentrate
$1/1 So Delicious Coconut Milk, Half Gallon

Posted: March 31, 2010
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THIS WAS VERIFIED IN UT

Revlon Fantasy Lashes $5.99 at Walgreens
– $5 off Revlon Fantasy Lashes coupon from Walgreens April Coupon Book
Final Price = $.99!

More great deals at Walgreens this week (NOT verified in UT!)

Posted: March 23, 2010
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Product Details

You can tell I’m a  mom because I am always posting diaper deals and toy sales…Anyways Amazon.com toy clearancehas a massive toy clearance 80% off right now.

Read reviews of anything before you buy! Clue Carnival board game is $2.50  – but the reviews are awful!

My Pick?

Vtech - V.Smile Baby - A Day On The Farm

V.Smile Baby – A Day On The Farm $.99 (was $14.99)

Vtech – V.Smile Baby: Care Bears Play Day $3.24 (was $14.99)

My almost-3 year old loves her V-Smile.

 

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