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    FREE KINDLE BOOKS FOR TODAY Lovestruck in London Recipes for Easy, Delicious, Inexpensive DIY Gifts in Jars Froggy Dearest Sweet Baby Lover The Sweet Second Life of Darrell Kincaid Death in a Summer Colony Trapped Harrison Family Desserts DIY Household Hacks Fearless Check out ... Read More →

Aquasana Deal: Save on water bottles, sleeves, and filtration system at Amazon today!


If you're interested in having your family drink more water, but don't want to buy bottled water all the time, check out today's Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day today, where there's a great Aquasana Deal.  Options include both filtration systems and BPA-Free bottles to carry your filtered water in.  ... Read More →

Starbucks Fall Drinks B1G1 from 2pm – 6pm thru 9/21!

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If you love Starbucks' Fall Beverages, grab a friend and plan to hit this deal: Starbucks Fall Drinks B1G1 FREE from 2pm - 6pm today thru Sunday, September 21.  Participating drinks include the Salted Caramel Mocha (my favorite!), the Pumpkin Spice Latte, and the Teavana Oprah Chai.  You can get all ... Read More →

Today’s Zulily Fun – Adorable Kids’ Holiday Apparel!


    Zulily has great deals on clothing, toys, accessories, and housewares for the whole family! Oh my goodness.  Today's holiday deals on Zulily are too stinkin cute.   Tons of adorable options for the kids for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas, and they're up to 55% ... Read More →

Cooking on a Shoestring: Grandma’s Apple Strudel Recipe

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My Grandma Roth knew a thing or two about feeding a family on a Shoestring Budget.  She was the mother of eight kids, and famously scolded my mom once for paying full-price for bananas for Grandpa while she was in the hospital ("but Patty, they were 29¢ a pound at Save-a-Lot!").  I learned a lot ... Read More →

Tuesday Tip: You can do it!

Recently I was scrolling through a day's worth of information from the blog, and I thought Wow...that's a lot of information!  The good news is that there are plenty of deals to choose from, but I realize that it could be overwhelming for new couponers, or even more experienced couponers who are ... Read More →

Nerf N-Strike Elite Target Set Deal: Great gift idea!

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Amazon has a great deal on the Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set: it's $11.99, and comes with a target and extra darts.  Usually the blaster alone retails for around $10, so to get extra darts and a cool target for just $2 more seems like a great deal, and it's priced nicely for kids to give ... Read More →

Free Coffee at McDonald’s September 16 – 29

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McDonald's is offering a free small coffee during breakfast hours each morning from September 16 - 19!  No other purchase is necessary.  If you're planning to stop, you may want to call ahead to double check on participation, but this is being advertised as a national promotion, so I'm thinking most ... Read More →

Veggie Spiralizer deal: Just $16.92, Save 72%!

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Here's a fantastic deal on a tool to help create healthier meals for your family!  The Pacific V Veggie Spiralizer is on sale right now on Amazon for just $16.97, a savings of 72% off regular price.  You can make "veggie pasta" and other healthy meals with the spiralizer, great if you're trying to ... Read More →

Make my Monday Freebies

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Freebies available at your favorite stores this week: Giant Eagle (through Wednesday) For all of the Giant Eagle deals this week click HERE Starkist Pouch Tuna or Tuna Creations, 2.6 - 3 oz - $1.00- $0.75/2 Starkist Tuna Pouch Products; Select Coupon Near Video - $1.00/2 StarKist Tuna Pouch ... Read More →

Cooking on a Shoestring: Monday Meal Planning

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It's Monday--time to share our dinner-time game plans for the week!  A little effort with meal planning at the beginning of the week helps me to provide my family with nutritious, budget-friendly meals, and also allows me to get my act together when our family's headed in several different ... Read More →

Back again! Costco Membership deal: Membership + $20 gift card + $31 in freebies for $55!


This fantastic Costco membership deal was pretty popular last week, and it's back again today:  Get a 1-year Gold Star membership (for new members only) for $55, plus bonus offers including: • $20 Costco Cash Card • Exclusive coupons good for three free Kirkland Signature™ products ($30.97 ... Read More →

Brother Laser Printer Deal at Amazon today only!


There's a great laser printer deal as the bonus Deal of the Day on Amazon today!  The Brother EHL-2270DW Refurbished Wireless Monochrome Laser Printer is $59.99, a savings of $90 off list price.  We got a similar deal on a laser printer around Black Friday, and I'm loving how nicely it prints ... Read More →

Northeast Ohio Free and Frugal Family Fun for your Weekend!

Northeast Ohio Weekend Family Fun

Looking for something to do for the family this weekend?  Here are a few ideas for some frugal family fun this weekend in Northeast Ohio and beyond! Outdoor Movie: Despicable Me plays in Louisville Saturday evening.  More info HERE. Lowe's Build & Grow Workshop for Kids: Saturday, 10AM, ... Read More →

Enter our $50 Circle K Gift Card Giveaway and check out the Polar Pop Instagram Contest!

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We're so excited to be partnering with Circle K Great Lakes for a $50 Circle K Gift Card giveaway, and to share their great Instagram Contest where 28 Polar Pop fans can win free Polar Pop for a year.      As we travel or are out and about locally with our family, I'm usually good about packing ... Read More →