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Alivia Happy Birthday to me

Today just happens to be my birthday! So happy birthday to me! Since having my daughter, birthday’s definitely seem a lot different. Now my favorite gifts are the ones that include memories I can hold onto forever. We have been working on writing familiar words, what you can’t see is her name written inside the card. Moments like this make me really appreciate that I was chosen to be this

Confessions of a reformed extreme couponer

Yes, you read that right…. I’m a reformed extreme couponer. What does that mean? It means you won’t see me lined up at a store at opening, doing pre-orders or stocking 3 years of items in my house anymore; I’m done.

White spot Pirate Pak Day is coming!

Don’t forget that White Spot Pirate Pak day is coming! Mark August 13, 2014 in your calendar as a day you not only don’t have to cook but you are supporting sending local kids to camp! For every Pirate Pak purchased, White Spot will donate $2 to send an under privileged child to camp, as a child who benefited from these programs growing up I wholeheartedly support them and can’t

Target twitter party

Don’t miss out on the Target Twitter party, I don’t think I have ever seen so many RSVP’s for a twitter party before! Great news though, there is 100 PRIZES worth over $10,000 to be won! Head over to Shesconnectedblog.com for RSVP info and what you can win. I’ll be there! If you are new to twitter partying, don’t worry, just answer the questions as you see them and have fun,

coupon stockpile

Let me ask you this…. where do you like to keep  your money? Personally I like to keep it in my pocket, my purse, my wallet, my bank account, my daughter’s piggy bank… I could go on and on, I know one place I don’t like leaving it, the grocery store. Food and toiletries are a necessity and often times we are gouged on it being a “need” that week

Alivia carseat safety

Every day it seems there is something new on my facebook feed about a parent having forgotten their child in a hot car. It also seems so many are quick to judge those parents: “How could you leave your kid in the car!?” “How do you forget a person in the back seat!?” “What kind of parent are you?” or even worse “What a horrible mom/dad”. We live in a