HOT! Sam’s Club Membership, $20 Gift Card, & Free Food Only $45!!


I love when this deal comes around! This is a great value for Sam’s Club! For only $45 you get not only a year’s membership, but also a $20 gift card, Free food vouchers & more!

This offer is only valid for new Sam’s Club Members only; not valid for those with a current membership or those who were Sam’s Club members less than 6 months prior to April 21, 2015

Here is what you get for only$45 Sam’s Club Savings Membership package ($142.18 total value)

  • $20 gift card valid for any in-club, online, or fuel purchases
  • One-year Sam’s Club Savings Membership (a $100 value), which includes a membership card for the primary cardholder and a complimentary membership card for a spouse or other household member

Fresh-food vouchers for:

  • Rotisserie chicken (2.75lb—$4.98 value)
  • One container of Italian Rose Fresh Salsa (48 oz—$9.98 value)
    Gourmet cupcakes (8-count—$7.98 value)

As a Sam’s Plus member, you will also receive:

$10 cash rewards for every $500 in qualifying purchases, up to $500 annually*
$130 in special members-only instant savings**
Early shopping hours, 7 a.m. Monday – Saturday (hours may vary by club)


Craft Store Coupon Round Up!


I know quite a few of our readers are crafters, and have asked me to post any craft store coupons I find.


There are a ton of  FREE mini classes!

FREE Mini Classes



Hobby Lobby


Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store 

(Jo-Ann accepts competitor coupons, Teachers get 15% off every purchase every day)


AC Moore

Teachers get 15% off entire purchase including sale items!!!! (Must present Educator ID)

Hancock Fabrics

(Hancock Fabrics accepts competitor coupons for like merchandise)


Family Dinner Night With Hamburger Helper & Free Ground Beef!


As a mom, I know first hand how busy life can be. And that it can catch us off guard some days. Maybe there’s a baseball game. A piano lesson. An unexpected trip to the doctor when your child isn’t feeling well. A last minute letter just has to be mailed within the hour.


Luckily, for crazy days like these, there is Hamburger Helper! Just one box and one pound of ground beef is all you need to put an easy yet delicious dinner on the table for your family. Something this simple can really save a busy mom’s sanity!


Tonight we made Hamburger Helper Deluxe Beef Stroganoff! Let me rephrase that, my little guy made it, I supervised him. He was so excited to make dinner for his family! He was able to make the entire dinner in 1 pan.  He added fresh mushrooms, to give it a little zing! The entire family loved it, and there were no leftovers.



I find that the Hamburger Helper saves me time on days when things are hectic. I look forward to sitting down in the evenings, and making a quick meal lets me clean the kitchen and relax sooner!


Helper has always been a value brand—launched in the 1970’s to help consumers stretch their dollars while also enjoying a delicious and hearty meal. The company is demonstrating our value again, in a new way, with free ground beef!


About the Free Ground Beef Rebate:

1. Visit your local grocer, and purchase three Hamburger Helper products and Ground Beef.
2. Visit the campaign landing page. You will see the digital rebate: “Free Ground Beef, when you buy 3 boxes of Helper.” Please note that you may also buy Chicken Helper or Tuna Helper.
3. Click on the rebate.
4. Print and mail in the rebate form.


Not only does Helper help you stretch your dollar, but all of the hamburger varieties, use one pan.  It’s that simple, one pan prep!


I ate Hamburger Helper often growing up in a household of kids Not just my sister and I at our house, but usually a few neighborhood friends joined us as well, so I know it’s a time saver for moms. It seemed there was always a practice, game, or meeting to go to after my mother got off work. This meant we got home too late for her to spend an hour or more in the kitchen.


These boxes of delicious noodles and seasonings made a last minute change of our evenings more bearable too. If Mom worked late or we needed to go visit a family member, we were still able to forego the drive thru and eat together at the dinner table on weeknights.


Serving Hamburger Helper on busy days is also cost effective. You can save a ton on your meal planning by incorporating a box of the good stuff! Ground beef isn’t that costly, and with the current rebate for free beef (click to get your coupon) when you purchase three Hamburger Helper varieties, you can make dinner even more affordable!



10 FREE Earth Day Freebies For Kids!

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Earth Day is April 22nd, how will you celebrate this year? Here are 10 FREE Earth Day Freebies for kids!!!

10 Earth Day Freebies for Kids

  1. Earth Day Sort – Help kids learn the difference between reducing, reusing, and recycling!
  2. Happy Earth Day Writing Activity – Kids of all ages can reflect on ways their family, school, and themselves can help keep the Earth healthy. Also encourages handwriting practice!
  3. Earth Day Coloring Pages – Creative kiddos can color the Earth with their colors of choice, or follow the color-by-code page to add critical thinking to art hour.
  4. Earth Day Poof! Subtraction to 5 – This Earth Day themed game builds fluency with subtraction facts to 5. It can be played in a small group or as a partner game. It is a fun way to practice those facts!
  5. Earth Day Word Search Freebie – Enjoy this Earth Day themed word search puzzle with 21 eco-friendly terms like atmosphere, compost, and recycle.
  6. Earth Day Bookmarks – The perfect Earth Day treat for your students. Available in full-color and black-and-white.
  7. Earth Day Survey and Graph – A fun and different way to practice graphing in your classroom while encouraging collaboration between students.
  8. Spring Coloring Book – Let your little ones COLOR & SPELL Spring words.
  9. Love the Earth Mystery Picture Graph – Students will love discovering the mystery picture by coloring in the correct squares on the alphanumeric grid using the coordinates given. This is a great addition to an Earth Day or recycling unit!
  10. April 2015 Journal – A month of free journaling for learners age 8 to 100! Read about important historic, artistic, and current events that happened during the month of April – including J. Robert Oppenheimer’s birthday and Earth Day on April 22nd. Then develop vocabulary and critical thinking skills.

Want to turn your Earth Day celebration into an educational experience? Discover new ways to learn about the amazing planet we live on (without breaking the bank!) –> Earth Day learning resources.