Saturday, June 27, 2009

Walgreens 6-28

Here are the deals I see worth mentioning!
Dawn Dish Liquid- .99 w/7day Q - .20MQ = .79 each
Kelloggs Cereal -- $1.99 -$1.MQ= .99 cents
Campbells Soup -- 2/$1. -$1./2 here = FREE
Pringles -.99 cents -$1./2= .49 cents each
Got 2 Be Styling Products -$4.99 bogo -use 2 $2. MQ here or here= .99 cents/2
Aquafresh toothpaste -- $1.99 get $1. RR -.75 MQ= .24 after MQ and RR
Dry Idea -- $2.99 get $2. RR -$2.MQ here = FREE plus overage
Nabisco Products -- buy $15. get $3. RR; Buy $20 get $5. RR
To see all the deals visit It's Hip to Save or MommySnacks

CVS 6-28

I see NOTHING worth mentioning...
I believe I'll be skipping CVS this week.
Visit MommySnacks here to see if there's anything for you!!!

Giveaways to enter...

Lots of Giveaways to enter!!!
Visit Beautiful2God to win a $25. Gift Cert to EcoStore
Go here to enter
ends July 12
Visit 8 MuddyBoots for a $20 Piggy Paint Giveaway
go here to enter
ends July 11

Also Visit 8MuddyBoots for a chance to win something from the UV Skinz
Go here to enter
ends July 8th

Brooke at 3 Little Princesses is having her 1st giveaway!
Be sure to sign up here
ends July 3
And don't forget my 3 going on now.
Check the top of the screen to see the links. One ends tonight!!

Daily Dose

James Chapter 1

Verse 12

Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Free Candy

Have you been signing up each Friday for a free candy bar?
I haven't posted it because it seems to be plastered everywhere, but just in case you haven't seen it go here to request your free coupon. Money Saving Mom says there is a limit of 4 per household! It's only for the first 250,000 people so hurry. I just got mine so I think they're still available!!

Pudding No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Pudding No Bake Oatmeal Cookies
an alternative to regular no bake cookies
Only 5 ingredients needed
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cups butter
6 oz. (which is half a can) sweetened condensed milk
1 box (3.4 oz) instant pudding -- chocolate, butterscotch, your fav
3 1/2 cups quick cooking oatmeal
I forgot to only use half the can of cond. milk and poured the whole thing in (opps). So I ended up doubling the recipe. It worked pretty well since I don't know what I would have done with a half a can of sw. cond. milk anyway!
Next time If I double the batch I will reduce the
butter to 1 1/4 cup and see if they set up better?
Combine sugar, butter, and evap. milk in sauce pan
bring to boil and then boil 2 minutes.

Mix oatmeal and pudding in big bowl
I used chocolate pudding...
(remember the pic shows the recipe doubled)
Pour in the sugar/butter mixture and mix well.

Drop onto cookie sheets lined with waxed paper.
Allow to set. Mine were very sticky and not very set so I popped the tray into the freezer. Turns out we like them better frozen.
Awesome summer treat!
I actually liked them better than traditional no bakes. Hubby loved them too but thinks regular no bakes are still a touch better. It's nice to have more options!
We can't wait to try these with butterscotch pudding
I'm pretty sure they'll be my favorite!
I made these during dinner and it still only took me about 20 minutes for a double batch!
Anyone know what the substitute is for sweetened condensed milk? That's the only ingredient that I don't always have on hand...

Weekly Groceries!

Another week Another Grocery Trip!
Total here was
Spent $27.81 at Meijer for 55 items (20 kool aid pkts) saved $59.88
Spent $22.99 at Kroger for 24 items saved $21.69
Total $50.80 for 79 items or .63 cents each (once again 20 kool aid packets helped that number) .81 cents per item without the kool aid.
I really have no idea what to do with all the kool aid packets I've been getting free???? We don't drink much kool aid and even if I started making a container a week we'd have enough for looonnnnnggggg time!
Any ideas for other recipes or uses for kool aid packets????
I could make play doh... any other ideas??
For more grocery plans visit MoneySavingMom

Loving Our Husbands...

"Loving my Husband Friday"
with Shannon at
The Peer Review!
To see the first 39 ways to Love your husband go

40. Pray for him to enjoy God’s best in life.
41. Take special notice for what he has done for you and the family.
42. Brag about him to other people both in front of him and even when he’s not there.
For more ways to Love your Husband
go here and link up!

Daily Dose

Hebrews Chapter 13

Verse 4

Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually imoral.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sunday's Coupon Inserts

It looks like we should expect 2 inserts in Sunday's Paper.
To see the whole preview visit TaylorTownPreview
Here are a few of my favorites
Band-Aids -- .50/1
BC Suddenly Salad -- .50/2
BC Warm Delights -- .50/1
Chex Mix Bars -- .75/1
Ball Park Franks -- $1./2
Knorr Recipe Mix -- .50/1
Minute Maid Frozen Novelty -- .50/1
Quaker True Delights -- $1./1
Wish Bone Bountiful -- $1./1
Colgate -- .75/1

Skin Free Review and Giveaway

When Skin Free contacted me and asked if I'd like to do a review and giveaway I was of course thrilled! I took a look at their site and discovered they had a
Here are some facts about their products
All Natural, Vegan Ingredients
No Perfumes
No Petroleum Products
No Harmful Chemicals
No Steroids
No Colorants
No Greasy feeling
No Animal Testing, Cruelty Free
They recommend their products for
Extreme Dry Skin
Skin or Fragrance Allergies
Pregnant Moms
The Elderly
Renal Patients
After Radiation or Chemotherapy
They sent me these 4 products and I loved them all! I'm continually amazed at all the great companies that are out there that I knew nothing about.
This is one of them!
I was excited when I saw that the Butter Stick was for cracked and dry heels. I immediately started using it. My heels are beyond bad, they're extremely cracked and rough. After one application I started seeing and feeling a difference. After using it for 10 days I can honestly say that my feet are totally different. I can't say that they're perfectly smooth (I don't think they'll ever be silky again) but they are so much nicer than they were!! I've used a lot of products in the past for dry cracked heels and have NEVER had results this good!
I also used the Moisturizing Soap and After Shower Moisture spritz and loved them both. I've never used a spray like this but it was great. You actually spray it on after you shower but before you towel off and then towel off as usual!
The Super Moisture Body Balm I'm unsure about. I really love how it moisturizes my body but I thought it was a little oily. I loved putting it on my heels and also using if before bed. It really did moisturize my body! I think I would like their new Super Moisture Butter Cream better. It does the same moisturizing only with the feeling of traditional lotion....
I guess I like the classic feeling better!
If you suffer from any skin problems or just don't like dry skin, like me, I definitely recommend these products!
They also have a lot of face products that look great too!
Oh and I almost forgot to mention, These products are being carried by many Walgreen's stores! Check here to see if they're in your area.
This wonderful company has also agreed to give one of my readers a
$30.00 Gift Certificate to their website!
Thanks so much Skin Free, how fun!!
To enter...
1. Visit their site here and let me know what you would love to try if you won!
For extra entries do one or all of the following.
***Leave a separate comment for each one you do***
2. Tell me something else you learned on their site.
3. Follow my blog or let me know you do
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5. Subscribe to my site or let me know you do
6. Blog about this giveaway
7. Add my button to your site or let me know you have it!
This giveaway is open to US and Canada entries only
It will close July 6 at 8 pm est.
1 winner will be chosen via
Thanks for entering and Good Luck!

QOTW --What Animals do you own???

What animals do you own???
Me -- Well NONE!
I know we're depriving our children.
If it makes you feel better my parents (who live right behind us)
have a small pony and a donkey.
So they go play with them often!
So let's hear it, how about you???

Things I Love Thursday

We love Swimming!!!
And we've been doing lots of it lately!
My just turned 3yr. old swims around all by himself like
he's been doing it for years!!
I call him my little fish!
Micah doing... well we're not sure most of the time!!
Check out how long Halee's arms look!
It must be some kind of optical illusion ...
At least I don't think her arms are that long!!!
I'm on a roll with great camera work!
Chi wanted me to take a picture of him doing a somer sault.
This is how it turned out!!!
Too Funny!
Finally the pool is warm enough to get in.
I officially got in for the first time last weekend!
And we've been in every day since~
I'm hopeful that we will be able to swim through September so we can still have our 3 month swimming season, but I doubt it. I think its just been a very cool June.
I guess we'll take what we can get!
For more things I love Thursday visit
Sarah at 8-muddyboots

Daily Dose

Hebrews Chapter 12

Verse 2

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Freebies and Coupons

Free Printable paper dolls here.
Print on cardstock to make them last a little longer!
Go here to receive a free 2 yr. subscription to
Parents magazine.


$1.50/1 Coupon for Kashi Cereal here
TLC Bars IE here or FF here

Wordless Wednesday

Tiger Lily's

I think this is my favorite flower!
What's your favorite??

In His Word Wednesday -- Wait

Psalm 37 Verse 7 says
Be still before the Lord and wait
patiently for him;
do not fret when men succeed in
their ways,
when they carry out thir wicked
I need to not be in a hurry to fulfill my plan,
but to wait for the Lord and His plan
What has God been teaching you lately.
Do you have a prayer request? Do you have a Bible verse that has stuck out to you? Even just words of encouragement. I would love to hear from you!
Just post on your blog, then come back here and sign the linky below.
(You are welcome to use my banner if you'd like)
You can even just leave your words or prayer request here as a comment. We'd love to know how to pray for you. If you don't want to elaborate just let us know you have an unspoken prayer request. We can still pray for you because God already knows!!
Have a great Wednesday

Daily Dose

Hebrews Chapter 11

Verse 1

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for
and certain of what we do not see.


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