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New Printable Coupons: $1 Off Sara Lee, Jose Ole and More

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Don’t neglect your coupon organizer – it needs to be continuously stocked up and the beginning of the month is the best time for new coupons!

Print all of today’s new printable grocery coupons by clicking each one below.  

$1.00 off any ONE (1) Sara Lee Frozen Sweet Goods

$1.00 off any ONE (1) Sara Lee Frozen Sweet Goods
$0.50 off ONE (1) Hungry Jack Hashbrown Potatoes
$0.50 off any ONE (1) Ritz Bacon
$1.00 off Jose Ole Snack
$1.50 off a Breakfast Essentials Nutritional Item
Buy 1 Full size Rave, Get Travel Size Free
$3.00 off Burt’s Bees Brightening Face Care
$1.50 off any Burt’s Bees Lip Color Product
Buy 1 Scrabble game, get Scrabble card game Free
$2.00 off any MEMORY or COOTIE game from Hasbro

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A Gulf Coast Florida Vacation to Unplug + Contest

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida. All opinions are 100% mine.

If you’re looking for a great travel destination for vacation this year where your family can really unplug from their digital lives and get back to nature, it’s time to take a closer look at Gulf County, Florida! You can find lots of travel planning resources here on their website: Come visit GCFL.

#GCFLnofilter Contest

From now until 4/17/14, you can enter the #GCFLnofilter contest on instagram for a chance to win one of five weekend getaways to Gulf County! Find the rules and how to enter here. For every entry in the contest, GCFL will donate $1 to Outdoor Nation (an organization encouraging kids to be more involved in the outdoors).

One of my favorite things to do is explore outside wherever I am. Now that I live in California, I check out the beach at all the places I visit. Here’s a picture of me from instagram at the beach in Southern California. I could easily add to my beach combing adventures in Gulf County since they have 43 miles of shoreline.

Things to Do in Gulf County, Florida

If you want unlimited outdoor activities, Gulf County will be perfect for your family! When I started looking through the Gulf County website with my husband, I immediately saw activities that I couldn’t wait to do.

Of all the activities available, I’m most excited to go on a horseback ride on the beach. I’ve only ever been horseback riding in the woods and I think it would be such a fun way to check out the shore and even enjoy the amazing sunsets over the ocean (another one of my favorite activities: snapping sunset photos over the water).

However, the place that sparked my husband’s interest the most was Wewahitchka (which means “water eyes” in Seminole), because he saw the water filled with giant cypress skeletons at the Dead Lakes! These tree trunks actually look like little huts in the water and I know my kids would absolutely love to see them.

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Of course, I was also excited by the prospect of being able to go scalloping in Gulf County, something I’ve never done before. At Port St. Joe Marina, they have group trips for snorkeling and scalloping if you don’t want to do it alone.

You can either snorkel in shallow water to collect scallops underwater or just wade in (this is the way I would do it) and look into the water to see their glowing blue eyes. Then you take a floating mesh basket with you to put them in after you scoop them out of the water. That sounds like so much fun!

I love eating scallops and I can’t imagine how it would taste to eat fresh scallops that I just caught myself.

Since the internet availability is not reliable along the shoreline of Gulf County, your family will truly be able to focus on nature and everything your family can do together outdoors.

With all of the amazing camping, fishing, and exploring choices, I know my kids would be choosing different favorites from me. I’d love to sit out on the beach and watch the sunset, and I know they’d rather be building sandcastles and looking for shells in all that white sand. The kids would also love the Tupelo Honey Festival (for the honey tasting, of course!).

Would you and your kids have the same favorite activity in Gulf County?

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Send New Singing Birthday Cards to Facebook or Phones!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of eCards from American Greetings. All opinions are 100% mine.

If you’re a big fan of doing everything online, even sending birthday cards, American Greetings has a new service for you that will add a little variety to the old standard eCards.  They’ve created new singing video eCards that you can send for birthdays, Father’s Day, or just because.   You can even personalize the lyrics to make the singing card special for them. Keep Reading

VTech VReader – Kids’ Learning System Review

VreaderThis video is a few years old now, but the information is still helpful to moms and dads looking for a handheld learning e-reader for their kids.

VTech VReader Review

The prices have come down significantly both on the system and on the games since I made the video.  The games were $20-$40 per game then, now they’re $5-$20 per game.

With the prices being so much less now, I would actually recommend buying the system and additional games.  My apprehension before was that the price was not a good value for an e-reader that was basically just a toy.  Now with the lower price, I’m okay with them using it as an electronic toy.

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All 3 of my kids have used it now (ages 6, 3, and 2) and my middle daughter actually gets more out of the learning game features than my son did.  Watch my VTech Vreader review below to see the features. Keep Reading

How to Set Up a Coupon Organizer & Setting Up the Categories {Video}

If you’re just getting started with couponing and are ready to set up your first coupon organizer, you might want to see how other frugal coupon moms set up their coupon organizers and the categories we use for the tabs.  I made a video to help with this called how to set up a coupon organizer and setting up the categories.

Even if you’re not new at coupon shopping, it’s still fun to peek inside other people’s coupon books and see how they set them up!  Watch my video below to take a look inside my 2 coupon organizers and which categories I use on my tabs.

How to Set Up a Coupon Organizer & Setting Up the Categories:


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