You Are Browsing ‘Saving & Spending’ Category

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone for entering. Congratulations to the winner, Rebecca K! Even if you didn’t win this time, consider adding We Choose Virtues to your family’s day. We’ve been very glad we did. As some of you may have noticed in Our Curriculum Choices, we use We Choose Virtues as a part of our character building. We love these and have used them for several years. Homeschooler or not, We Choose Virtues is a great tool for character development with your kids. I don’t know about you, but in our house I often...

Read More...

Have you been procrastinating on some of your Christmas shopping? Well today is your day! It’s Free Shipping Day, with over 900 stores including Walmart, Target and The Children’s Place offering FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS with delivery by Christmas Eve (some of these stores are participating in this event tomorrow too). See all participating stores and get the coupon codes at the Free Shipping Day website. And don’t forget to earn some cash back when you shop online using Ebates. If you like this post, don’t forget...

Read More...

I am SO excited to offer my first giveaway! My husband and I just finished making several of these Bow Picture Holders for Christmas gifts. They’re similar to the frames on Shanty-2-Chic with a few modifications. I also printed out these cute chalkboard printables for them, but of course you can put any picture on them. We love how they turned out, and I especially like how you can interchange the bows. As a thank you for checking out my blog, I’m giving one away…just in time for Christmas! The winner will receive one...

Read More...

Remember my post, Holiday gifts that may not be on your list but should be? I recommended Snap Circuits, one of our favorite, long lasting toys. Right now they are 49% off on Amazon, which means you can get a great starter kit for $17.96. Don’t miss it – this would be a great holiday gift if you still need one! If you like this post, don’t forget to share it! Be sure to follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and subscribe via email or RSS feed. ...

Read More...

Some Visionworks locations are offering $1 eye exams this month! I know for sure that some stores in Kentucky and Tennessee have this deal running, but be sure to check with your local location for participation. We all piled in today to get our eyes checked – such a steal! If you like this post, don’t forget to share it! Be sure to follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and subscribe via email or RSS feed. ...

Read More...

Shopping online this holiday season? Be sure to follow these tips when you do: Always google a coupon code for wherever you’re shopping. I more often than not find some kind of coupon, even if it’s just free shipping. Every bit helps! Ebates – I love Ebates! It’s free to register and free to use. When you’re ready to shop, always go to Ebates and search for the store where you’d like to shop. Click on the link, it will open the website for you, and you will earn cash back for shopping. For example,...

Read More...

There are quite a few Cyber Monday deals floating around out there, but here are a few you may not have noticed that would be a good choice… Amazon – Books are always a good choice, and right now you can receive 30% off any book at Amazon by using the code HOLIDAY30 at checkout. Rapha House – I love the ministry of Rapha House, and today you can get 50% off with code CYBER50. So if you’re looking for a Christmas gift that will help a great cause, consider shopping at Rapha House today. We Choose Virtues –...

Read More...

Don’t miss out on these great sales during Cyber Monday! Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention – save $10 on the family rate with code ONEDAYSAVE10. Your entire family can attend for $45 for the event. If you’ve already registered individually, you will be able to upgrade your registration I went to this last year and really enjoyed it. Of course it’s a little smaller than the Great Homeschool Convention, but the majority of the “big” vendors are there, and the workshops were great. Plus, for me...

Read More...

#gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Each year, I’m determined to come up with some gift ideas for the kids that won’t end up in the trash or at the Goodwill within a year. When I make our...

Read More...