Showing posts from April 13, 2014

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs - Simple Tutorial

Since completely switching my family's diet to clean foods over 9 weeks ago, I've cut out LOTS of foods that we ate before - including foods that contain artificial dyes. Now, as you can imagine, this complicates things a bit when it comes to performing our normal holiday traditions such as dyeing Easter Eggs.

So this year I decided to give natural dyeing methods a try and I have to say - I LOVE the results even more than artificial dye methods. The colors turned out much more vibrant than I even imagined.

Simple tutorial:

For the colors above I used Curry and Turmeric for the yellow color, onion skins for the orange-red color and purple cabbage for the blue. 

To create the base for your colors, simply boil your desired ingredient in about 2 cups of water (or more with extra amounts of your ingredient) for 20 minutes. Set aside and let cool completely, strain and then add 1 tablespoon of white vinegar (for each 2 cups of water used). I used 2 whole onion skins, 1 tablespoon t…

Walgreens Coupon Match Up April 20th - 26th

If you are new to saving at Walgreens read our Walgreens Store Guide! Don't forget to also print the Walgreens Coupon Policy!
Colgate Total 5.8oz or Sensitive Toothpaste 6oz, 360 Surround or Optic White Toothbrush, Total Advanced Mouthwash 16.9oz $3.49 Get $2 RR wyb 1 $0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste, exp. 4/26/14 (SS 04/13/14 #2) $0.50/1 Colgate Adult or Kids Manual Toothbrush, exp. 5/3/14 (SS 04/13/14 #2) STACK WITH $1/1 Colgate 360 or Slim Soft Toothbrushes Total Advanced or 2 in 1 Toothpaste, exp. 4/26/14 (Walgreens, April) Final Price: FREE
Irish Spring Body Wash 15 or 18oz 2/$7 Get $4 RR wyb 2 $1.50/1 Irish Spring Gear Body Wash, exp. 4/26/14 (SS 04/06/14) Final Price: FREE (if Gear Included)
Well Beginnings or W Baby Care Jumbo Pack Diapers, Sleep or Training Pants 2/$13 Get 1,000 Points wyb 2 Final Price: $6.00ea wyb 2
Walgreens Eye Care B1G1 50% Off Get 1,000 Points wyb 2 Final Price: VARIES
Prilosec OTC 42ct 2/$50 Get 5,000 Points wyb 2 Final Price: $22.50ea…

Target Coupon Match Up April 20th - 26th

Here's a look at this weeks Target Ad. Throughout the week I'll keep you updated on additional coupon deals, clearance items, prices cuts and more!
If you are new to using coupons at Target check out the Target Store Guide for everything you need to know before you shop at Target! *prices are before Target Cartwheel %.
Pepperidge Farm Caramel Apple Pie, 8.6 oz., $2.50
Oreo Cookies, 11.3-15.53 oz., or Honey Maid Grahamfuls, 7.04-8 oz., $2.99 $2/2 Oreos Product, exp. 5/31/14 (Tearpad) Final Price: $1.99 each WYB 2
Sunkist, Canada Dry, Dr. Pepper and 7UP, 12 pk., 3/$9
Tyson Any'tizers Snacks, $6.00 $1/1 Tyson Any'tizers Snacks printable $1/1 Tyson Any'Tizers Snack, exp. 6/2/14 (SS 03/02/14) $1/1 Tyson Any'Tizers Snacks, exp. 4/19/14 (SS 01/19/14) $1/1 Tyson Anytizers, exp. 4/18/14 (ALL YOU Feb '14) Final Price: $5 each
Barilla Pasta, 12-14.5 oz., or Bertolli Sauce, 15-24 oz., 2/$4 $0.75/2 Barilla Plus Pasta Target printable $0.55/2 Barilla Blue Box Pasta…

Old Navy - Girl's & Women's Dresses $8 + "Golden Bunny" & More!

Don't miss the Saturday Store Spectacular Old Navy stores across the country. Until 1PM, select Girl's and Women's Dresses will be on sale for just $8 (reg. $19.94-$24.94) – limit of 5 dresses per customer per transaction. 
Plus, be the first person to find the hidden golden bunny at your local store and you'll score a FREE $100 Shopping Spree. Each store will also be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt with treats, crafts and more.

Daily Deals Round Up April 19th

Here's a look at a few of my favorite sites. Keep in mind these deals change daily and offer up to 90% off.
HSN:  -Wolfgang Puck 8-piece Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set with Silicone Bases $34.95 (Retail $80.10)
QVC: -MyPillow Satin Series Custom Fit S/2 Pillows with 2" Gusset $99 - $119
Kmart: -Northwest Territory 6 Person Instant Cabin Tent 10'x9' $109.99 (Retail $149.99) -Coleman 60 Quart Wheeled Cooler $34.99 (Retail $44.99) -Cosco Baby Travel Systems on SALE! $99.00 (Retail $129.99) -Stovall Wildlife Manger Feeder $39.99 (Retail $51.99) + More!
Sears: -Sportspower New Timber Play II With Balcony Swing Set $314.99 (Retail $449.99) -Black & Decker 3.6 Volt Hedge Trimmer $34.99 (Retail $59.99) -Ryan Jonathan Sterling Silver Garnet Teardrop Pendant Slide w/18 Inch…$26.00 (Retail $650.00) -Craftsman 100-PC Accessory Kit $14.99 (Retail $29.99) -Propel Trampolines 15' Trampoline with Enclosure and Anchor Kit $299.99 (Retail $419.99) -Craftsman 13 in. Tool Bag $…

CVS Coupon Match Up April 20th - 26th

Make sure to grab the CVS Coupon Policy for your binders before you head out!
$3 ECB wyb (2) Speed Stick Gear antiperspirant deodorant 2.7-4 oz., 2/$8 Limit 1 $1.50/$4 Deodorant Purchase CVS Coupon Printer $1.50/1 Speed Stick Gear Antiperspirant/Deodorant, exp. 4/26/14 (SS 04/06/14) $2/1 Speed Stick Gear Deodorant, Antiperspirant or Body Spray printable Final Price: FREE + $0.50 Money Maker
Powerade 32 oz., $1.57 $1/1 Powerade 32 oz., CVS Coupon Printer (Limit 1) Final Price: $0.57 each wyb (1)
$1 ECB wyb Wisk liquid 32 loads or PowerBlasts 24 ct., $4.99 Limit 1 $0.50/1 Wisk Product printable $1.50/1 Wisk Item, exp. 4/20/14 (RP 03/09/14) Final Price: $2.49 each wyb (1)
$5 ECB wyb (3) Sparkle paper towels 8 pk., Quilted Northern Ultra Plush 9 pk. or Angel Soft bathroom tissue 12 pk., 3/$15 Limit 1 $0.50/1 Sparkle Paper Towels, exp. 7/31/14 (Dixie Insert) $1/1 Sparkle Product, exp. 4/30/14 (RP 03/23/14) $0.75/1 Quilted Northern Ultra Soft & Strong printable $0.45/1 Qu…

Weekend Retail Printable Coupons

Here are your weekend retail coupons courtesy of Your Retail Helper:

-Aeropostale - $10 – $25 off purchase Exp 5/4 -Banana Republic Factory Store - 10% off $100 purchase Exp 4/20 -Children's Place - 30% off purchase Exp 4/19 -Hobby Lobby - 40% off regular priced item Exp 4/19 -JC Penney - $10 off $25 Exp 4/19 -JoAnn Fabric - 50% off regular priced item Exp 4/19 -Kohl's - 15% – 20% off purchase Exp 4/19 -Kohl's - $10 off $30 Kids' apparel/shoe purchase Exp 4/19 -Lumber Liquidators - 20% off select purchase Exp 4/23 -Macy's Wow Pass - 20% off purchase Exp 4/19 -Michael's - 30% off regular priced item Exp 4/19 -P.S. from Aeropostale - $10 – $25 off purchase Exp 5/4 -Party City - $5 off $50 Exp 4/30 -Sears – Shop Your Way Members Various Coupons -Target - Various Coupons -Toys R Us - 25% off Little Tikes Exp 4/19 -Toys R Us - Various $5 off Toy coupons Exp 4/20 -Ulta - $3.50 off $10 Exp 4/19 -White House Black Market - $20 off $80 Exp 4/29 -Yankee Candle - Large C…

*HOT, HOT, HOT* Designer Shoes Starting at $9.99 + FREE Shipping

Today ONLY (4/19)- Shoe Metro is offering a wide selection of shoes for both men and women in all different styles, from athletic to dress, and everything in between with over hundreds of top brands, such as Nike, Nine West, Coach and more & Free Shipping.

Hurry over and browse your favorite selections with prices starting at $9.99.


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The Children's Place 30% Off + FREE Shipping

Today ONLY, (4/18) - The Children's Place is offering Free Shipping, plus an extra 30% off EVERYTHING with code BUY3.

Check out the sale section to save even more!

I love, love, love all of the cute girl's rompers available.

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Crocs Up to 50% Off For the Whole Family

Crocs fans...check out Zulily today to grab deals on Crocs for the whole family (some more than 50% off)!

Be sure to shop early as items are already selling out!

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Target: Disney's Frozen Blu-Ray/DVD Combo ONLY $9.75!!

WOW - right now you can get Disney's Frozen Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack for only $9.75 at Target! Here's how:

This week Target has Disney's Frozen Blu-Ray/DVD combo packs on sale for $13 
Target Cartwheel offer 25% off 
Final Price, $9.75

Thanks My Military Mommy for the heads up!

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Two Chevron Infinity Scarves Only $11.95 Shipped

Cents Of Styles' best selling chevron infinity scarves are on sale through today!  Right now you can grab 2 Chevron Infinity Scarves for only $11.95 with FREE shipping!
Use Promo Code CHEVRONLOVE at checkout.
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Crazy 8: Buy One-Get One For $0.88 Sale!!

Right now Crazy 8 (a branch of Gymboree) is having their popular Buy One-Get One for $0.88 sale! This deal applies to all regularly priced items sitewide! If you want to buy multiple items, this sale automatically pairs like priced items together so if you buy two $20 items and two $10 items, you'll get one $20 items for 88¢ and one $10 item for 88¢.

Shipping is $5 flat or FREE when you spend $75. If you have any coupon codes from mailers or magazines, you can use them to save even more!

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Today ONLY (4/17), Women's 00 Minimus Running Shoes $39.99 (retail $109.99)

Today ONLY (4/17), Joe's New Balance Outlet has these Women's 00 Minimus Running Shoes for only $39.99 (retail $109.99)

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Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas - Part 1

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Royal Caribbean. I guarantee that all opinions are my own. 

Well folks. It's been 10 days since returning home from my recent cruise on Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas and I think I've finally got my land legs back. I was still swaying for a while there.

There are so many things that I want to tell you about this cruise ship and I hope I can do it justice because I was seriously impressed with everything from the design to the high level of entertainment. I'll talk more about the FUN we had in my next post but first I want to highlight the impressive features onboard.

The first thing I want to mention is the size of the Liberty of the Seas because this is one BIG ship - as a matter of fact, it's the 3rd largest cruise ship in the world (behind the Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas - both with Royal Caribbean as well). You might expect for a ship this size to come with some pretty impressive amenities …

Disney Frozen 9 Inch Plush Figure Olaf $22.58 Shipped (Retail $42.95)

Hurry over and get this Disney Frozen 9 Inch Plush Figure Olaf for $22.58 Shipped (Retail $42.95).


-Detailed plush sculpturing – Embroidered features
-Satin tooth
-9” High seated, 11″ including hair
-Genuine, Original, Authentic Disney Store” patch on foot

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Target - Miracle-Gro Potting Mix $5.71

If your heading to Target and have planting to do here's a great deal worth checking out this week.
Miracle-Gro Potting Mix $8.39 -15% off Miracle-Gro product, Target printable -20% off Miracle-Gro Soils, Target Cartwheel printable Final Price: $5.71 Each
If you are looking for garden soil for your vegetables, trees, and shrubs, check out this rebate to save between $4 - $10 when you purchase 2 bags of Miracle-Gro Garden Soil.  Limit 10 bags.  Offer expires 6/30/14.
Prices & Sale may vary by region. 
Thanks, My Tampa Bay Mommy!

Sony DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller PS3 $34.99 (Retail $54.99)

This is the only Bluetooth controller for the PlayStation 3, so no messy cords to contend with.  Get this Sony DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 3 $34.99 (Retail $54.99) with free shipping. 
DUALSHOCK controller generates intense vibration feedback during all the hits, explosions, and crashes.  PlayStation 3 system can support up to seven wireless controllers at one time.
Valid April 16th only.

Weight Watchers Magazine 1 Year Subscription $4.99

Today only you can get a one year subscription to Weight Watchers Magazine for ONLY $4.99!  Get up to three years at this low price.  Use promo code CITYMOMMY at checkout to take advantage of this offer.
Weight Watchers Magazine is the perfect companion for women or men who are dedicated to their health and fitness goals. Issues of Weight Watchers provide great quick-recipe ideas, seven-day menu plans, exercise tips, and other great health and lifestyle advice that can help the reader stay on track. Weight Watchers Magazine brings many inspirational stories from Weight Watchers members that will be sure to keep motivation high. Whether already enrolled in a weight loss program or simply trying to maintain current fitness, Weight Watchers is a valuable tool for success.

Valid April 16th only.

CVS: Speed Stick Gear Deodorant $0.50

Get Speed Stick Gear for only 50¢ starting 4/20 at CVS after ECB and the $2/1 Speed Stick Gear Deodorant Printable ...
Buy (2) Speed Stick Gear - 2/$8 Use (2) $2/1 Speed Stick Gear Deodorant Printable Pay $4, receive $3 ECB Final Price= $1 or just 50¢ each
Thanks My Military Mommy!

Top Groupon Deals April 16th