A Healthier Alternative to Candy: “Beary” Special Valentine Treats (with Printable Cards!)

I try to eat healthy, and I try to make my kids eat healthy too. So there’s no reason I should include candy in my son’s Valentine’s cards to his classmates. Thankfully I came across this adorable idea using Teddy Grahams from my dear friend at Saving Toward a Better Life. read more


Kids Frugal Craft: Brownie in a Jar

This week’s Kids Frugal Craft from Mom on Dealz is a Brownie in a Jar. She tries to make December crafts geared toward gift giving. This craft is something that everyone will love!

Brownie in a Jar


  • 2 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Hershey kisses
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small plastic baggie
  • Sprinkles
  • Ribbon
  • Mason Jar
  • Labels

1. Pour sugar into the mason jar and press down.
2. Add cocoa powder and press down.

3. Pour in flour, baking soda, salt, and chocolate chips.
4. Pour sprinkles in small baggie and attach “love” tag.
5. Attach directions for brownies to the jar. read more


*ENDED* Giveaway: Kodak Easyshare M530 Digital Camera for the Kodak Picture Kiosk BOGO Sale! *Ends 6/11*

The school year is coming to a close, and lots of people have bought a yearbook. But, this year, you can create and share your favorite memories with a personalized Class Memories Photo Book from the Kodak Picture Kiosk at the Target photo lab. You can connect to your Facebook photos right from the Kodak Picture Kiosk, and it read more


*ENDED* Giveaway

Christmas is almost here. Have you made your list? I haven’t – I don’t know what I want! I always remember things I want on December 26th, thinking, “Dang, I should have asked for that!” Thanks to JoeShopping.com, you will still be able to buy the perfect gift [you forgot about] with my “Christmas after Christmas” $100 Amazon gift card giveaway! read more


Enter to Win the Full Sesame Street Video USB Set *Ends 12/17*

Remember my Sesame Street Video USB giveaway? Well, there’s good news! If you didn’t win, you now have another chance. ATP is giving away two full seven characters sets of the Sesame Street Video USB! Check out their YouTube video.

The Sesame Street Video USB Holiday Giveaway Contest asks people to send ATP an email at marketing@atpinc.com or write on their facebook wall telling them what you would do with the 7-piece collection during the holidays. The two most creative winners will receive all seven (Elmo, Abby, Big Bird, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Grover, and the Sesame Street Sign) characters! Enter by Dec 17th and receive your prize before Dec 25th! Good luck. 🙂 read more


~Contest Ended~ Giveaway

Who doesn’t love gift cards? Well, I guess if you’re a man and you get a gift card to Bath & Body Works, you might not love that. BUT.. I’m sure you could find something frilly and manly-scented to buy.

GiftZip is the ultimate destination for all things gift cards. GiftZip is perfect for a last minute gift idea or as a more efficient, greener way of giving gift certificates from popular retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Target, and iTunes. Retailers are broken down in a convenient way using categories such as Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Family, House, and more. No matter the occasion, there is a gift card that will fit perfectly. read more