Ibotta: September Rewards + Ibotta Offers

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Calling ALL ibotta users and those NEW to money saving apps--have you seen all the wonderful offers and the BONUS cash offers during these last summer weeks---cash in on them but hold on to your receipts!?! These new offers are here this month for all of us-----through September! I'm super excited to see such great offers---and additional retail stores being added weekly! However, it does seem that I've had to correspond with Ibotta a great deal lately. Thus, I encourage you to save their email … [Read More...]

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Fruit & Vegetable Wash

Dirty Water Produce Wash

It's important to wash your fruit and vegetables thoroughly before consuming. Even if you are buying organic produce, you should wash it to remove dirt and insects. Leafy green produce from my garden gets a soak in a simple solution of vinegar and salt before I use it. Although I rinse the produce before I put it in the vegetable soak, it's amazing how much debris comes off! For my vegetable soak I use a large bowl of homemade produce wash and a colander. I set the colander in the large … [Read More...]

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Start Conversations With Free KidQ App | #KidQApp

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Starting conversations with children can sometimes be difficult. When I ask my boys "what did you learn at school today?", most of the time they respond with "nothing!". Of course I know that they really did learn, but they are less than eager to spill the details of their day. Scholastic Parent & Child has a free KidQ App that encourages conversation between parent and child! The KidQ App facilitates conversation by providing fun question and answers that kids are most interested in. … [Read More...]

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Food & Recipes

Dirty Water Produce Wash

Fruit & Vegetable Wash

It’s important to wash your fruit and vegetables thoroughly before consuming. Even if you are buying organic produce, you should wash it to remove dirt and insects. Leafy green produce from my garden gets a soak in a simple solution […]

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Work Week Menu Plan Week of 9/15/14

I found some time this weekend to do a little dinner prep for the work week! I love it when I am organized – it makes the week run so much smoother. Fall is definitely in the air in central […]

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Reach for a Peach: Varieties of Peaches

Intensely aromatic and deliciously juicy, ripe peaches are one of the joys of late summer! Try them in salsas, on a lunch salad, sliced, juiced——and in a splurge worthy dessert. Naturally portion-controlled, relatively low in sugar and calories, and offering […]

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Health & Wellness

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Superfood Spotlight: Chia Seeds

Even when my brain is filled with information about superfoods and their power…….even when I have already embraced keeping superfoods in my diet…….even when I eat chia seeds almost daily, I (Litsa) still love to read about their POWER over […]

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Fall Foliage: Swiss Chard

If you like spinach, you’ll want to try Swiss chard too. Its tender, colorful stalks and sturdy-but-supple leaves cook up beautifully. Look for three varieties: White: Thick cream-colored stems and crinkly leaves Ruby: Thin, red-hued stems and broad flat leaves […]

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Fitness: Master Great Legs

Mastering great legs is beyond summer in my book (Litsa’s). I don’t live in teeny cutoffs, bikinis, and breezy sundresses all summer and especially not at almost forty. A little conservatism falls into place at my age but great legs […]

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Coupons

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Ibotta: September Rewards + Ibotta Offers

Calling ALL ibotta users and those NEW to money saving apps–have you seen all the wonderful offers and the BONUS cash offers during these last summer weeks—cash in on them but hold on to your receipts!?! These new offers are […]

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Dining Out Deals: Domino’s, Outback + More

The weekend is here and it’s time for the restaurant deals and coupon roundup! If you are eating out this weekend, make sure to take a coupon along! Arby’s Coupon: Free Apple Crisp wyb meal. Expires 9/16/14. Bennigan’s Coupon: Buy […]

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, September 11th

Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart—-Sam’s or Aldi….have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you’ll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn […]

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Retail Therapy

Tiny Prints Mug Coupon

FREE Personalized Mug

There is another great freebie from Shutterfly this weekend! Design an 11oz. white ceramic mug and receive it for free! This mug would make a great gift for so many occasions – teachers, for a birthday or for Christmas! Fill […]

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In the News: Adele Releases 25

If you are a fan of Adele’s top hits, you may have already heard the news!?! Adele Releases 25—”The album we’ve all been waiting for” writes Elle Magazine. Although Adele’s new album is not yet for sale on Amazon, you […]

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Fashion Friday: Boots & Infinity Scarf for $32.95 Shipped

Cents of Style is celebrating 2 years of Fashion Friday offers today! In celebration, they are offering a fabulous deal on these black boots and an infinity scarf! Get both the boots and the scarf for just $32.95 with free […]

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Country Life

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Country Life: New Egg Layers

About a week ago our mama hen, Brown Town, started laying eggs again! I was a bit surprised that she started laying eggs since the baby chicks are just 7 weeks old. The last time she raised a chick, it […]

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Country Life: Mama Hen Feeding Baby Chicks

Our baby chicks that were hatched by our mother hen (Brown Town), are now three weeks old! They are growing so fast. While we were on vacation last week we lost one of the chicks. Our pet sitter never saw […]

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Country Life: Broody Hen and Juvenile Pullets

Back in April we purchased six pullet chicks. We had been keeping them in our greenhouse which we turned into a chick nursery. When the chicks get big enough and the night time temperatures stabilize, we place the juvenile pullets […]

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Home Management

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Start Conversations With Free KidQ App | #KidQApp

Starting conversations with children can sometimes be difficult. When I ask my boys “what did you learn at school today?”, most of the time they respond with “nothing!”. Of course I know that they really did learn, but they are […]

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File it Friday: Frozen Hot Chocolate + More

During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I don’t […]

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Giveaway: Office Depot Sackpacks | #ODFCares

Back to school time can be worrisome for many families who can’t afford back to school supplies. Imagine not being able to afford a backpack. Over the last 14 years Office Depot Foundation has served 3.3 million children through the […]

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Ways to Save

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, September 11th

Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart—-Sam’s or Aldi….have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you’ll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn […]

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Earn Money With Jingit: New Cash Back Offers

Jingit is a program where you can earn real cash, instantly for watching ads online; or checking in and shopping for select products at your favorite stores; even for giving your feedback to leading brands by taking brief surveys. In […]

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Save Money on Flowers: Wildflower Bouquet

On my birthday I woke up to this beautiful bouquet of flowers on the table! It was early in the morning on a Sunday which had me guessing on how hubby was able to purchase these flowers! He told me […]

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Gardening

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Gardening: Signs of Worms on Vegetable Plants

Worms and caterpillars are a vegetable gardeners enemy. In a short time, a worm or a caterpillar can destroy a vegetable plant. It starts with a few holes in the leaves followed shortly by the computation of the whole leaf. […]

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How to Regrow Green Onions

Don’t be so fast to throw out the bulb ends of your green onions! My brother texted me a picture of his store bought green onions that he is regrowing! Many recipes call for just the green part of a […]

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Keep Receipts for Trees & Plants

Did you know that many stores offer a one year guarantee on trees and plants? There is a good reason to keep your receipts when landscaping your yard! We plant new fruit trees each spring. Our goal is to one […]

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