Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

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Here are some easy and FRUGAL Halloween costume ideas using mostly items you probably have laying around the house. This post is geared for kids, but many of these ideas would work for adults as well (good thing, because I just learned I am supposed to dress up for the kindergarten Halloween parade. WHAT??).   Update for 2014: Here are even MORE Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids from my segment on Fox … [Read more...]

Amazon Toy Lightning Deals – 10/31

Amazon Toy Lightning

Today's Amazon Lightning Deals are brought to you by The Budget Bandit! Everyday between now and Christmas, Amazon will have some super HOT deals for toys, household products and more. New to this years Amazon Lightning Deals, Amazon Prime members can begin purchasing items 30 minutes before the official start of select deals.   GO HERE TO SEE THESE DEALS Franklin Sports MLB Adjust-A-Hit T-Ball Set, $23.40 (35% off) Playhut … [Read more...]

Amazon Toy Deal: K’Nex Angry Birds Building Set only $12.02, down from $29.99!

KNex Angry Birds

Amazon Toy Deals: K’NEX Angry Birds All Hams On Deck Building Set for $12.02, down from $29.99! Build and destroy entire level from Angry Birds Working launcher – just like in the game! 176 pieces, including Red Bird, Chuck, three Evil Pigs, and bonus TNT Block and Watermelon items Tons of stackable bricks and items to construct towers for your birds to knock down Ages 7 and up *Note:  Amazon prices subject to change at any … [Read more...]

Dora The Explorer LeapReader Book only $7.95, down from $13.99!

Dora Tag Book

Amazon Toy Deals: LeapFrog LeapReader Early Reading Book: Nickelodeon Dora the Explorer: Tale of the Unicorn King (works with Tag) for just $7.95, down from $13.99! This is a GREAT price for a tag reader book! Learn about self-confidence and leadership skills on a magical journey with Dora the Explorer Features simple sentence structures and words with predictable spelling patterns Teaches long and short vowels, sight words and word … [Read more...]

Amazon Toy Lightning Deals 10/29: Leapfrog, Melissa & Doug, and more!

Amazon Toy Lightning Deals

Today's Amazon Lightning Deals are brought to you by The Budget Bandit! Everyday between now and Christmas, Amazon will have some super HOT deals for toys, household products and more. New to this years Amazon Lightning Deals, Amazon Prime members can begin purchasing items 30 minutes before the official start of select deals.  Thanks to the Budget Bandit for helping compile these deals! B. Spinaroos, Starts at 8:00 AM CST/6:00 AM PST/9:00 … [Read more...]

Amazon Lightning Deals – October 29, 2014

Everyday between now and Christmas, Amazon will have some super HOT deals for toys, household products and more. New to this years Amazon Lightning Deals Amazon Prime members can begin purchasing items 30 minutes before the official start of select deals. Thanks to The Budget Bandit for help compiling these deals. Tape It & Wear It: 60 Duct-Tape Activities to Make and Wear - $7.75 (48% off) Boikido Wooden Push And Play (Rabbit … [Read more...]

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe | Paleo, Gluten-Free, and Real Food Recipe

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Pumpkin Pie has been a staple at my family's holiday table for as long as I can remember. My grandmother made the absolute best, creamiest, most deliciously nutty pumpkin pies.  I've tried my hand at more than a few pumpkin pies, and none of them were as perfect as Grandma's. Even though pumpkin pie is one of the "lighter" holiday desserts (coming in at about 320 calories per slice compared to pecan pie which is over 500 calories per slice), I … [Read more...]

Amazon Fire TV Stick only $19 down from $39!

Fire TV Stick

 The Amazon Fire TV Stick is only $19, down from $39, for two days only!!! The $19 price is for Prime Members, so you can sign up for the 30-day Free trial of Amazon Prime, and order as many Fire TV Sticks as you want. I have a feeling that this is going to be a HUGE item for this holiday season, since it's affordable, portable, and can be used to stream nearly everything! About Fire TV Stick: Powerful performance—4x the storage and 2x … [Read more...]

Amazon Toy Deal: Frozen Puzzle down to $3.73 from $9.99!

Amazon Toy Deals

Hot Amazon Toy Deal! Disney Frozen Super 3D Puzzle (48-Piece) for $3.77, down from $9.99! Beautiful full color graphics featuring your favorite Frozen scenes and characters From the Disney hit movie Frozen Box can be used for handy storage 48 pc jigsaw puzzle This is a fabulous deal and I am going to stock up. Need more Gift Ideas?  I have a whole page devoted to everything holiday - from recipes to deals to homemade gift … [Read more...]

Melissa & Doug FALL SALE: All New Toys on Sale

Amazon Toy Deals

There is a HUGE Melissa & Doug Toy Sale at Amazon right now! Prices start as low as $4.99. Lots of the toys on sale are toys my kids own and LOVE. Here are some of my favorites: Melissa & Doug Simply Crafty - Terrific Tiaras - $6.99 Melissa & Doug Simply Crafty - Precious Purses -$4.99 Melissa & Doug Reusable Sticker Pad - My Town - $4.99 Melissa & Doug Barnyard Jigsaw (24-Piece) - $9.99 Need more … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday Deal — All Clearance only $5.36 + Free Shipping

Fashion Friday Deal

  Cents of Style is at again with a FABULOUS Fashion Friday Deal! Today only, get 10% off clearance deals. That means everything that's on clearance for $5.95 will be only $5.36!  And, shipping is free on any size order. Use code FALLSALE at checkout to get your extra 10% off! Here are some of the fabulous finds: Need more Gift Ideas?  I have a whole page devoted to everything holiday - from recipes to deals to homemade gift … [Read more...]

Top 10 Free Kindle Books – 10/23/14

Daily Free Kindle Books

Do you know the 5 secret ways to get free kindle books? Here are the best Free Kindle Books that are available today: My Name Is Hardly Halloween Stories for Children The Hot Sauce Book The 7 Habits That Will Change Your Life Forever A Daughter's Place Anybody's Daughter Ocean Friends The BIG book of Paper Beads 35 Recipes For Comforting Winter Soups Possess Want more Kindle deals? Check out all the Kindle Daily … [Read more...]

Removable Chalkboard Vinyl down to $7.54 + free shipping!

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Chalkboard Removable Vinyl Wall Sticker Decal is only $7.54 + free shipping! I actually have this and use it every day to keep track of everyone's schedules!  The kids like it because they can add to it easily as well. Need more Gift Ideas?  I have a whole page devoted to everything holiday - from recipes to deals to homemade gift ideas! You can get a FREE Trial of Amazon Prime for 30 days as well. Sign up to get free 2 day shipping on this … [Read more...]

$100 Amazon Gift Card #Giveaway !

Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Pinterest blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe. Good Luck! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for this blast here. Entry-Form … [Read more...]

Amazon Toy Deal : K’Nex 4 Wheel Drive Truck Set only $10.41!

Amazon Toy Deal

Hot Amazon Toy Deal! K'NEX Classics 4 Wheel Drive Truck for $10.41, down from $24.99!  That's 58% off! Includes 313 durable, colorful plastic K'NEX pieces Working lights and 4-wheel steering functions Combine with K'NEX Transport Chopper Building Set for an awesome combo build! Colorful step-by-step instructions to build 3 different models Recommended for builders ages 7+ I love K'Nex for my kids because it is one of the few toys … [Read more...]