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Easy Ways to Save Time #NeverRunOut


Our family's schedule completely changes during the summer. With my husband being off of work during the summer we no longer have to send some kids off to daycare some off to school and rush to work ourselves. Summer camps and leagues begin and time seem to be something we have little of. As much as I love my family and being a mom sometimes I just wish I had 10 minutes to sit and hear the quiet. That's what refreshes me. I've figured out easy … [Read more...]

Easy Easter Basket Gifts from Kroger + 4 Times the Fuel Points! #Kroger4Xpts

Kroger Fuel Points

Disclosure: I partnered with Tatu Digital Media to bring you this helpful information. All opinions are 100% my own. It's back! You know I love a deal and today I've got one to share! Today through 4/18 get 4x Fuel Points on hundreds of gift cards with your Kroger digital coupons!! I love stocking up on gift cards when this special deal is offered! It's the perfect time to not only grab some gift cards for those Easter baskets, but also spring … [Read more...]

Earn 4x the Fuel Rewards Just in Time for Spring Break! #Kroger4xFuel

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Disclosure: I partnered with Tatu Digital Media to bring you this helpful information. All opinions are 100% my own. Finding ways to save money is exciting to me! It's almost a challenge to come up with ways to save. With spring break coming up and my husband being off of work that week we will likely travel throughout the metro area visiting various places for family fun. We like to do a staycation or a semi-local trip for a few days during … [Read more...]

Double Dip on Savings at Kroger #Kroger4xFuel16

Saving Money Bank

Disclosure: I partnered with Tatu Digital Media to bring you this helpful information. All opinions are 100% my own. Saving money is always something I am trying to do more of. Who doesn't want to save as much money as possible when you have to buy things? School supplies are something many of us are buying this time of year so why not save money when buying them!? We are always buying extra for my husband's students so every penny counts! … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Save Money for Spring Break #MarchIntoSavings

Ways to Save Money #MarchIntoSavings #CBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MarchIntoSavings #CollectiveBias Spring Break isn't far away and if you have a trip planned, or will be planning a last minute one you'll want to read this! We all could use some extra spending money for vacation so I've put together some tips for ways to save money for spring break! I recently wrote about my upcoming trip to San Francisco … [Read more...]

What’s Your Tax Return Status? Get the Max Out of Your Tax #MaxYourTax

Practical Ways to Spend your tax refund #MaxYourTax #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MaxYourTax #CollectiveBias Saving money is something that is important to my husband and myself. With three little ones in daycare right now we have to cut corners wherever we can. This time of year, especially, I am reevaluating our budget to see where I can make changes. Why this time of year you ask? It's tax time! We get a bit of extra … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Cheap Wireless Plans for Back to School #Phones4School

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I mentioned last week how many things we've been doing to prepare for this fall and the "going back to school season". We crossed one more thing off of our list - getting our soon-to-be college student to look into cheap wireless plans so that he would have a phone to take to school, work, etc. and at the same time learn … [Read more...]

Looking to Save Money? Check out Zact at Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores

Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Have you already cut landlines and replaced them with smartphones, but are getting annoyed with the high monthly bills that come with your smartphones? Are you looking for ways to lower not only your own bill, but your teen's monthly bill? Looking for a great holiday gift? Let me tell you about … [Read more...]

Save Money and Make Money with College Book Rentals

Are you or someone you know taking college classes? If so, I'm pretty sure you know just how expensive college books are. When I was in college I remember spending hundreds of dollars each semester on books and sometimes over a hundred dollars on just one college book. It's crazy expensive! I have partnered with CampusBookRentals.com before and I want to tell you about them again along with another program they offer. Who doesn't want to save … [Read more...]

Free Father’s Day Card from Treat through 5/31

If you missed the FREE Father's Day card offer from Treat earlier this week, I have good news for you.. They extended it through the end of the month! If you're not familiar with Treat, they are just like regular greeting cards except much better. You get to choose your own message, add photos, and even pick your own fonts. To get the card totally free, have it shipped to you. Then you can sign it and write a message in your own writing. … [Read more...]

Our Money Savings Continues with Scott Shared Values and Vudu

Scott Shared Values

There have been some recent changes in my job that have caused our household monthly budget to need adjusting. It's been challenging finding ways to reduce certain expenses. You've noticed one change recently: I changed my blog emails from Mad Mimi to Feedburner to prevent a monthly fee. Every little bit counts, right? Another thing I've been working on recently is how to reduce the monthly costs of our grocery and household items. I've started … [Read more...]

Coupon Chief – The Place for Online Coupons! ($25 Home Depot Giveaway)

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Shopping online can be discouraging when it comes to shipping fees. How do I avoid them? Well, most times I save money with  Coupon Chief coupon codes!! Coupon clipping has gone digital! Coupon Chief is the leader in coupons, deals and discounts! They have over 100,000 coupons to over 30,000 stores - amazing, isn't it!? I encourage my husband to always check for discount codes before making online purchases and you can too, just visit Coupon … [Read more...]

Did You Save Money on Holiday Shopping?

Net Voucher Codes

I have been a deal shopper since I got my first apartment. That has been quite a few years ago and my deal-seeking has gotten more addicting! It started with using paper coupons here and there. That went to faithfully getting the newspaper each and every weekend to clip the coupons. It then graduated to searching each ad for the best prices and if I needed to, I would visit three stores to save the most amount of money. When shopping at clothing … [Read more...]

Save Energy with Insignia LED Lightbulbs

Insignia LED lighbulb

My husband was recently on a mission to change all the lightbulbs in the house to more energy efficient bulbs so he was thrilled to receive the new Insignia LED lighbulbs from Best Buy for review! In fact, he was so excited that as soon as the lightbulbs arrived he was taking them out of the package and installing them! Make a Difference with Insignia LED Light Bulbs These bulbs are available at Best Buy and online at BestBuy.com starting … [Read more...]

BradsDeals – One Stop Source for Online Savings!


I am a couponer. I'd like to say I am big on coupons, but I am no where near those couponers they show on the reality shows! I wish I could save that much money! I regularly use coupons, let me say that. When I make a purchase online I always search for coupon codes and finding a deal is an incredible pick me up! I was recently introduced to BradsDeals and it's definitely the one stop source for online deals and coupons!   As a mom of two … [Read more...]