Money Saving Tips

Cow Appreciation Day

Tweet ***We all need a little humor in our lives… At Chick-fil-a, the second Friday of July is Cow Appreciation Day.  If you dress like a cow you will get a FREE combo meal, if your child is dressed like a cow, they will also get a free kid’s meal. Don’t have a cow costume?!  […]

Passport to Adventure!

Tweet Those of you familar with the uber-outdoors retailer, REI, knows how important being outside is.  Did you also know what an interactive website they have?!  Got kids?  Download this Passport to Adventure geared towards kids 5-12.  After they complete the journal they can send in for their free own special prize – “binoculars or […]

6 kid-activities for the 6th day of the week…

Tweet Throughout the year, not just during the summer, join the following places for kid-friendly events: Lakeshore Learning – store offers a Saturday arts and craft activity.  Not only are the crafts cleverly designed but also very intricate and interesting.  We normally go for about an hour or so, doing the craft and then going […]

Kid-approved* summer activities…

Tweet *Based on the approval of one 6 year old girl…but I think you’ll agree. The only ones who look forward to the summertime are educational professionals…everyone else knows that for 2 and a half months, everything entertaining you can do with your children will be done within the first week.  After that, creative juices […]

One Day, One Deal

Tweet What is woot?  Besides my favorite thing to check at midnight, woot.com is a great place to find gifts for everyone.  Like a chipmunk I stock up for the winter (last year got my sister and dad Garmin GPS for $67 bucks…) Normally there is one product listed on the website until they sell […]

Geekette’s Top 8 Mailing Lists to Join…

Tweet DISCLAIMER: I strongly recommend separating your mailing list emails or setting up good filters (either through your e-mail or Outlook.)  They all go to my personal email account but filter into various categories, quickly looking at each – kid offers, home and garden, food, travel, etc. Companies LOVE mailing lists and member accounts for […]

It’s in a book, just take a look…

Tweet Remember the days of Reading Rainbow? It’s a book, just take a look… For a while I was going crazy at Half-Priced Books: Joining their mailing list, getting e-mails for printable coupons Using their FREE in-store calendar with monthly coupons (25% off entire purchase…) Becoming their friend on Facebook …but with the recession (and […]