Archive for the 'Discounts & Deals' Category

Check Your Receipts

In less then 24 hours I’ve had two great reminders to check my receipts! Yesterday we bought frames and a couple of put it together yourself cube storage units. The storage unites were on sale and the frame would get to be on sale with the help of a coupon I had. We knew about [...]

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Budgeting for things

Depending on your job in the military, you may be eligible for a reenlistment bonus (if you are enlisted and there are actually a lot of factors that come into play). My husband has a job that allows him to have such a bonus, which is alloted to us once a year for a few [...]

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Work Boots for Gifts

One thing I wish would happen is my brothers and I all go in with each other on gifts for the other couples. Like my hubby and I and one brother and the wife buy something for the other brother and wife. That would make it easy because you would have someone else to share [...]

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Report on Birthday Gifts

I forgot to say the birthday gifts we picked out were a huge hit! The bike we gave our daughter, she loved it! And the Spiderman computer has been played with at least five days a week. It’s not as big of a hit as the Barbie computer, but once he gets used to it [...]

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Started Holiday Shopping

Since we might be able to be around family this year for the holiday season, I’ve already started my Christmas shopping. I usually try to start in the summer anyway, you can find great deals depending on what you are looking for. I’ve picked up a few things for my nephews – toys that are [...]

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Pillow Coupon

I was so glad a few weeks ago when my morning sickness went away. I feel great and my energy came back as well as the want to eat again. Now the sleep issues are starting. For the past few days I’ve been waking up sore and feeling uncomfortable. I’m sure part of it is [...]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Retail Me Not Coupon Codes

Check out Retail Me Not and their Firefox extension! I love using Firefox as my browser and have it customized perfectly to my liking. The RetailMeNot extension is here and it will alert you of a coupon code to save you money when shopping online. I’m always looking for a sale or free shipping so [...]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Around the house: Kitchen

Since we may be moving by the end of the year, I’ve been going from room to room writing down what we need to do either to fix something or improve it. We haven’t done any painting at all which is disappointing but considering we have a handful of minor repairs to be done, I’m [...]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

Online File Sharing

There is a new web based business in town! Check out Driveway (which is at for Online File Sharing. I’ve ran into this problem before. I’ll have an attachment and when I go to send it to someone it gets stuck in my outbox (or gets stuck ‘sending’) and just never leaves. Driveway offers [...]

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Going Out Of Business

A few weeks ago I looked in the classifieds for the first time in over a year. Garage sale season has started up here and I was looking at how many are in our area. Also in the garage sale section was an advertisement for a bookstore having a going out of business sale – [...]

Sunday, July 1st, 2007