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LEGO Friends Advent Calendar Building Kit Only $21.59! LOWEST PRICE

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This is an Awesome deal for a LEGO Advent kit! Amazon has the LEGO Friends 41131 Advent Calendar Building Kit for only $21.59! (reg. $29.99) This is the LOWEST PRICE that it has been so grab it now!

  • Features 24 gifts, each enclosed in its own compartment in a LEGO Friends holiday-themed calendar
  • Open a new compartment each day and count down to Christmas with buildable gifts
  • Collect 24 buildable surprises including musical instruments, microphone and DJ decks, a hamster, fireplace, snowman and ice skates
  • Includes Emma and Naomi mini-doll figures
  • Visit each Sunday before Christmas and on Christmas Eve to find new building instructions for a mini build with all the gifts you have opened that week

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.

-thanks, Addicted to Saving!


Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Musical Dancing Palace Only $18.90! (reg. $29.99)

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Your little princess will love this! Amazon is offering the Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Musical Dancing Palace for Only $18.90! (reg. $29.99)

  • See Disney Princess characters Belle and Cinderella, and Belle's prince, "dance" on the double spinning dance floor!
  • Hear sounds, music and phrases when you spin lever to activate dance floor!
  • Plays 2 favorite Disney songs: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" and "Beauty and the Beast"
  • Open palace door to hear a trumpet fanfare
  • Winding staircase for Disney Princess characters to make their entrance

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


Cents of Style: Remi Long Sleeve Swing Dress ONLY $21.95 Shipped! (17 Color Options)

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I don't know about you, but as a busy mom, I am always on the lookout for wardrobe staples that are not only cute and functional but super versatile as well. This Long Sleeve Swing Dress from Cents of Style is one of those pieces that you can throw on and dress up or down with jewelry or scarves and look like a million bucks! It also looks fantastic on every body type which is a huge plus!

You can get your very own Long Sleeve Swing Dress today on Cents of Style for only $21.95 + Free Shipping with promo code DRESS2016 at checkout. Choose from 17 Gorgeous colors including this year's hottest jewel tones! Available in sizes Small-3X.

As you can see from the photo above, I actually opted for the black dress as I thought that it would be a great staple piece for the Winter months ahead. I plan on wearing it with my denim jackets, long tassel necklaces and blanket scarves. I love the scarf that I paired my dress with in the photo. This gorgeous Chanda Checkered Infinity Scarf in Red gives the dress a nice statement look without even trying. I added my black booties and now I have a super outfit that I can wear anywear! One dress yet so many amazing looks are in my future! I think I need to go back for one of the colors as well! 

Here are a few tips for styling your Remi Long Sleeve Swing Dress:

*Wear your new swing dress with your go-to pendant necklace and a pair of heels. It's simple and elegant. Hello, holiday parties!

*Plaid! Add a plaid shirt tied around your waist for the ideal festival vibe.

*This dress is an ideal addition to your favorite ankle boots. We're loving this look! (Hint - it pairs well with everything from a plaid shirt, to a vest, to a kimono, to a pendant's the perfect finishing touch.)

*Layer a cute vest over your swing dress. It provides interesting texture and contrast and switches up your look just a little.

*Cold weather is coming! Pair this swing dress with a coordinating blanket scarf, add a great wool fedora and ankle boots, and you have a pulled together look that will keep the chill out too.

*Don't forget our other must-have accessory this Fall & Winter - the kimono. Layer a heavier kimono with a little length over your dress to add a bit of warmth without feeling bulky. You'll be right on trend.

GO HERE to take advantage of this offer at Cents of Style. 


Essential Oil Diffuser & Cool Mist Humidifier With LED Lights Only $11.99!

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For those of you who have asked for another deal on an Oil Diffuser/Humidifer, here is a great deal! Amazon is offering the Oak Leaf Essential Oil Diffuser and Cool Mist Humidifier for only $11.99 when you use promo code C3EDAPT3 at checkout. 

This product features five amazing products in one: Aromatherapy Diffuser, Humidifier, Air Purifier, Ionizer and a Night Light (select between 7 soothing colors). This also has a 100ml water capacity that delivers hours of use on a single fill and it has whisper quiet operation and is a compact size.

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


Shop the Newly Renovated Winn-Dixie at Hyde Park + Gift Card Giveaway!

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Winn-Dixie, a name that we all love and trust, has been in the Tampa Bay area for more than 67 years. The store at Hyde Park (located at 2100 W. Swann Avenue) has been at the South Tampa location for nearly 9 years and they are very excited to reveal a new top-of-the-line store! 

The newly renovated Winn-Dixie at Hyde Park will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. as South Tampa’s one-stop-shop for fresh, quality ingredients and easy, convenient meal solutions. The trained associates are available to help customers and their families easily find healthy options and prepared meal solutions in response to customers’ requests for an easier, more convenient shopping experience. A trained Health and Wellness specialist will be on-hand to assist with product recommendations of the nearly 3,000 natural and organic products in the brand new health food store-within-a-store called Naturally Better. I love that this option is available for my family and I! 


The Hyde Park Winn-Dixie has a passion for offering locally made grocery items and you will notice that throughout the store. I personally love this and always try to buy local whenever possible. The store offers everything from homemade salsas and hot sauces to Paleo and gourmet items. They are actually offering 2,500 new items in the store while partnering with local favorites throughout Tampa such as The Hungry Greek, Mike’s Pies, Kahwa Coffee and Sunset Salsa. I cannot wait to try some of these items out! 

With a new concept and features, customers will immediately notice the enhancements throughout the new South Tampa store, including the following departments:

Kitchen- Fresh, hot offerings including a Sandwich Station which features both hot and cold sandwiches, an in-store pizza shop with New York style hand stretched crust and an assortment of pizzas, fresh hand rolled sushi made by a trained Sushi chef and a Salad Bar with fresh offerings from the local Tampa restaurant, The Hungry Greek, and pre-mixed Eat Fresco meal solutions locally made in Tampa Bay. I have personally tried the Eat Fresco meals and they are absolutely delicious!

Café- There is seating areas and free WiFi for customers while they enjoy hot, mini-donuts made in-store and locally made Kahwa coffee, or gelato, smoothies, frappes and milkshakes. This is my kind of cafe! 

Bakery Department- The Bakery department includes an assortment of delicious Mike’s Pies made right here in Tampa as well as an assortment of kosher breads and pastries and a new gourmet cake program. 

Deli- The Deli has something for everyone with over 400 local and international artisanal cheeses and a trained Cheese Steward on-hand with recommendations and pairing. You can also find prepared meal options from local Eat Fresco, including fajita bowls, noodle bowls and more, an assortment of Greek foods from the popular Tampa restaurant, The Hungry Greek, and a variety of salsa from a local company, Sunset Salsa. Sounds delicious!

Salad Bar- The Salad Bar is enhanced with the addition of compound grain salads and fresh ingredients. A variety of ready-made salads are available for customers on the go, ranging from Broccoli Crunch Salad and Red Quinoa Salad to Tabouli Salad and more. These sound delicious! 

Butcher- Featuring Florida Frank’s grass fed, natural beef and organic chicken, USDA Choice Prime beef, dry aged beef and premium Wagyu cuts. The butcher will make fresh cuts of meat by request.

Seafood Department- The seafood department is a full service department and offers you as the customer a variety of seafood assortments including 4-Star BAP certified sustainable salmon and seafood-stuffed tilapia fillets. You can even select your own live lobster from the lobster tank or select a convenient “Seafood Made Easy” meal to cut down on cooking time at home. I love anything that is a time-saver so the "Seafood Made Easy" meal sounds awesome!

Beer & Wine Department- The Beer department features 115 brands of beer and 48 craft brands with 16 varieties of craft brews from Tampa, including Cigar City Brewing, The Brew Bus, Coppertail, Florida Avenue and more. A trained wine steward is on-hand in the Fine wine department for recommendations on wines to pair with any meal and there is a large assortment of more than 1,100 wines.

Would you like to experience this newly renovated Winn-Dixie for yourself? 

Tomorrow night October 21, starting at 4:30, Winn-Dixie will be offering customers a "Picnic in the Park Event". Bring the entire family for a night of fun, food and music! You can listen to a live jazz band, Gloria West & The Gents, in a park-like environment in the store’s parking lot while enjoying samples of Winn-Dixie at Hyde Park’s new offerings, including specialty pizza, slow smoked brisket, red quinoa salad, delicious Anco cheese, fresh hot mini-donuts and locally made Kahwa coffee with an award-winning French Vanilla ice cream for desert.

Get there early because the first 100 customers will receive delicious Winn-Dixie products!  

And to kick things off even more, Winn-Dixie is offering one of my readers a $25 Gift Card! Enter the giveaway on the Rafflecopter below. The first entry is mandatory while you may gain additional entries with the other options. 

Winn-Dixie Hyde Park is located at 2100 W. Swann Avenue Tampa, FL 33606

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My Greatest Blessings Necklace Only $9.98 Shipped! 

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Whether you're a mom, grandma, aunt, mimi, or a nana, this necklace is perfect for you! What a special way to show off that you have little ones in your life who are truly the greatest blessings to you. Choose your favorite design and accent bead color. Jane is offering the My Greatest Blessings Necklace for only $9.98 Shipped! 

GO HERE to take advantage of this offer.


Sleepyheads Fleece Mermaid Tail Blanket Only $19.99! (reg. $34.95) 6 Style/Pattern Options

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These Mermaid Tail blankets are all the rage right now! How cute would these be as gifts? PajamaMania is offering the Sleepyheads Fleece Mermaid Tail Blanket for Only $19.99! (reg. $34.95) These are available in 6 Color/Pattern Styles. Shipping is a flat rate of $5 under $79 or Free on orders over $79.

Sleepyheads super soft fleece mermaid tail blanket is perfect to snuggle in. Slip right into it and wrap up on the couch. Feet can extend all the way into the fins. Mermaid tail blankets make perfect gifts - enjoy during movie night, while reading, on sleepovers, or while sleeping - the possibilities are endless.

  • Fleece
  • Measures 58.5 inches long
  • Opening width is 25.5 inches
  • Feet can extend into fins
  • Bright colored scales with contrasting tail
  • Machine wash

GO HERE to take advantage of this offer.


Act Fast! FREE Finding Dory DVD! 

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If the kiddos have Finding Dory on their Christmas list, you will want to hurry on this deal! Walmart is selling Finding Dory for $19.96. You will need to pre-order since it is being released on 11/15.

BUT, when you go through TopCashBack to make your purchase, within 7 days you will receive $21.95 back in your account making it FREE! Then, within 21 days the cash will be available to you in the form of PayPal, Amazon Gift Card, American Express Gift Card or More! This offer is only available for new Top Cash Back members, BUT, you can have multiple accounts in your household! So, sign up your hubby or other family members if you already have an account! 

Here's how to do this deal: 

1. GO HERE and sign up for your Free TopCashBack account.  

2. Then head back here, scroll down and click the Get Cashback button.

3. You will then be directed to where you’ll purchase one Finding Dory DVD for $19.96. It is VERY important to only add ONLY the Finding Dory DVD to your cart for the price of $19.96 for this offer to work correctly. Do NOT add anything else. 

4. Complete your transaction just as a regular Walmart transaction and have it shipped to your local store for Free in-store pick up.

Within 21 days, the $21.95, will be payable to you in your Top Cash Back account and it will be available to you in the form of Pay Pal, Amazon Gift Card, American Express Card or More. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Finding Dory DVD will not be released until November 15 so make sure that you do not terminate the card used for this transaction as the retailer will cancel your order and your $21.95 Cashback will not be payable to you. 


252-Count Pampers Baby Dry Diapers Economy Pack Only $25.19 Shipped! (just $0.10 per diaper)

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Do you love Pampers Diapers? Amazon is offering Pampers Baby Dry Diapers Economy Pack Plus, Size 1, 252 Count for only $25.19 when you clip the $2 coupon and choose the Subscribe and Save option to the right of the page. That makes each diaper only $0.10 each which is a Fabulous deal for Pampers! 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


The Fresh Market: Little Big Meal for October 19-25 --Burger Deal-- (Feeds a Family of Four)

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I have had several readers ask me about posting the Little Big Meal from The Fresh Market each week so I will do my best to remember and do so! If you are not familiar with the Little Big Meal this is a weekly deal (it is actually available each day) that The Fresh Market offers. It is enough to feed an entire family of four but in all honesty you can probably feed more! It is a great savings as you get a an entire meal in a bundle you just have to prepare it when you get home. We do these quite frequently and I LOVE them! 

The Little Big Meal for October 19-25 is all about Burgers! You will get everything pictured for just $20! These ingredients are fresh and the quality amazing! I highly encourage you to try it out. You will LOVE it! 


Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set Only $17.99! (reg. $29.99)

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My boys have this and LOVE it! Amazon is offering the Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set for only $17.99! (reg. $29.99)

  • The Precision Target Set has everything you need for target practice or a competition
  • Target can stand up or be hung on a door
  • Blaster's Light Beam Trigger activates the precision Light Beam
  • Tactical Rail is compatible with most N-Strike accessories - sold separately
  • Includes Firestrike blaster, target, 10 Suction Darts - 2 colors, and instructions

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


Up to 65% off Fiesta Kitchenware! (Prices Start at $10.49)

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I love Fiesta Kitchenware! It is so well made and the colors just brighten up any kitchen! Today over at Amazon they are offering up to 65% off Fiesta Kitchenware! Prices start at just $10.49 This is a great time to stock up on items as gifts for the holidays especially if you have foodies on your gift list! 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


Make Your Holiday Worth Every Penny: How To Be A Frugal Tourist

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Can a frugal life be fun? No doubt there are some people out there who will swear with every ounce of their being that it can't. Sayings such as "you get what you pay for" are a testament to the idea that you can have quality and pleasure, or financial planning. But never can the two go hand in hand. No way - I mean, how can you enjoy life if you're keeping an eye on the pennies? Too much stress, too little leisure.

This is a point of view that has probably always been around. It's not too hard to call to mind images that are supposed to symbolize wealth and opulence. From the billionaire oil baron lighting a cigar with a hundred dollar note, to the rock star reclining in a hot tub. We know them all. Few of them ever include a calculator or a spreadsheet. Unless it's being worked on by the frantic accountant in the back of shot.

Well, that's just showing off... (photo credit)

But those of us who devote a bit of time to staying on top of finances can say different. Of course taking a bit more care with money doesn't mean you can't enjoy what you have. In fact, in many cases, the decision to keep a tight rein on money can ensure that you have more to spend when you loosen the purse strings. You can buy a bigger house. You can add more optional extras to the car you purchase. And when you go on holiday, you can get the best deals.

How To Be A Frugal Tourist

It's not that long ago that airline travel was the preserve of the wealthy. If you wanted to start a new life in the big city, you'd pack everything you could carry and put it in your car. Or you might not even have a car. So you'd make your way to the bus station and prepare to begin your new life with neckache and a delightful new friend with questionable hygiene.

You might want to find coupons for a neck pillow. (photo credit)

If you wanted to go on holiday, you'd have to save up and get the cheapest of everything. But now, with low-cost airlines and a general drop in prices, most of us can afford flights. You can even spend a little more and go to places that would have been out of your reach twenty years ago. And if you are smart with your finances, you can actually make it work.

Choose Your Destination Wisely

As frugal as you may be, some places aren't the best holiday destination for budgeters. There's pretty much no point going to Dubai, for example. It's a playground for the rich and famous. For the parsimonious, it's just a shiny desert cash drain.

Smarter spenders should look elsewhere. Check out cost of living calculators online. For example, life is expensive in Finland, as gorgeous as the country is. A short boat ride away is Estonia, where the same standard of living costs a fraction of the price. So much so that some Finnish people make regular shopping trips to Tallinn and Tartu. Both of which are beautiful cities.

Tallinn: Undeniably picturesque, surprisingly affordable. (photo credit)

There are other examples of this worldwide, so consider countries where your dollar will go further.

Once There, Be Smart

If you've been somewhere with a regular tourist influx, and especially if you live in such a place, you'll know about the "tourist tax." It's sometimes an official tax, and sometimes a bit of a scam. Taxi drivers and other service providers will often add a little extra to their prices if they know you're not local. Social compliance means that we pay it. But if you have Uber current user codes, you can book a journey and pay for it before you're even in the car.

Know What Costs A Lot Where

A Swedish alcohol store. Bring collateral. (photo credit)

Some parts of the world have different approaches to pricing than where you are from. For example, somewhere like Sweden has high taxes on alcohol to discourage excess intake. A night out that you can get for pocket change in your hometown may require a small mortgage in Stockholm. However, coffee is practically a religion in Sweden, so is more reasonably priced.

Someone who lives frugally can still have the finer things, and that includes holidays. It's just wise to look at the details ahead of time and know what you can expect to pay for what matters to you while on vacation. Booking accommodation on sites like AirBnB rather than hotels, researching prices in various stores. Shopping around for the best flight. Saving money where you can means more to spend when you want to.


Saving Your Sanity With Your Slow Cooker- Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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Today's Second Saving Your Sanity With Your Slow Cooker Recipe is actually one of our all time favorites! Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs is absolutely delicious and a great way to get the kiddos to eat their veggies! My boys actually jump up and down when I tell them that we are having this for dinner! I love to stock up on Frozen Meatballs when they are on sale BOGO and the Pre-Sliced veggies that you can buy in the Produce Department are such a timesaver! Remember, the Slow Cooker is your friend. It is a way to get meals on the table that are Easy, Affordable and Stress-Free! 


1 Bottle of your favorite Sweet and Sour Sauce

1 Small Can of Pineapple Tidbits or Chunks 

1 Package of Pre-Sliced Mixed Pepper Rings and Onions

1 Package of Frozen Meatballs



Place all ingredients in Slow Cooker and Cook on low for 6-8 hours. 

Serve over White or Brown Rice and Enjoy!  


Be a Hero This Halloween With PJ Masks!  

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Can you believe that Halloween is almost here? I am sure that by this point you are in full costume hunting mode! Why not be a hero this Halloween with the crew from PJ Masks? As a brand ambassador for PJ Masks, my son Brady was super excited when he found out that he was going to receive a Gekko costume!

You can find all of PJ Masks costumes including Gekko, Catboy and Owlette from the makers of Disguise Costumes at your local Pure Costumes, Spirit Halloween and Toys R' Us Stores. Or, if you like to be creative, you can make the PJ Masks character costumes! All of the details can be found HERE and are very easy to follow.

In addition to having the perfect PJ Masks costume, you can also create PJ Masks invitations, plan your very own party and more when you head on over to the PJ Masks Halloween Party Site. They even have Costume Downloadables which are super fun and easy.

Brady and I had so much fun downloading the Gekko Amulet to go with his Costume! We also downloaded the PJ Masks Trick or Treat Candy Bucket Wrapper. Brady colored it then we taped it around his Candy Bucket. Super easy and oh so cute! Now he is ready to go off "Into the night to save the day!"

Be sure to share all of your amazing PJ Masks Costumes on the PJ Masks Facebook page for a spook-tacular COSTUME PHOTO CONTEST. Upload a photo of your little one dressed up as their favorite PJ Masks character to the official contest gallery for a chance to win a prize pack of BRAND-NEW PJ Masks toys! 

Whether you want to create your own PJ Masks costume, plan a PJ Masks Halloween Party or simply just need some spooktacular tips head on OVER HERE to see all of the fun ideas that are available. Your little ones are sure to be a Hero this Halloween!


Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Sis' Smart Stages Purse Only $11.99! (reg. $19.99)

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How cute is this for your little one? Amazon is offering the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Sis' Smart Stages Purse for only $11.99! (reg. $19.99)

  • Includes Smart Stages technology - learning content changes as baby grows
  • Three levels of play offer 50+ songs, words and phrases for your little one's age & stage
  • Press buttons to introduce baby to shapes, number and colors!
  • Teaches some first Spanish words & phrases!
  • Put-and-take play with heart mirror, rattle phone, triangle keys, circle bracelet and credit card helps strengthen fine motor skills

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THREE Pack of Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap in Rhubarb Only $7.31 SHIPPED! (just $2.44 per bottle)

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Mrs. Meyer's fans, here's another Fantastic deal! Amazon is offering Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, Rhubarb, 12.5 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 3) for only $7.31 SHIPPED when you clip the 20% coupon and choose the Subscribe & Save feature to the right of the page. That is like paying $2.44 per bottle which is a sweet deal! 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


Dirt Devil 360 Reach Pro Bagless 4-in-1 Stick Vacuum Only $37.59! 

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Amazon has the Dirt Devil 360 Reach Pro Bagless Stick Vacuum for Only $37.59! That is a great price for this vacuum and it has great reviews! 

  • 4-in-1 Stick Vac - Go from floors to ceilings to couches in seconds; Cyclonic technology, a 27 ft. power cord, extension wand and a 3-Year warranty
  • Fan Tool to vac and dust ceiling fan blades, Hard Floor Tool to pick up dirt and debris; Above Floor Tool to tackle vents, hard-to-reach areas and more
  • Bottom Empty Dirt Cup with MaxFill Technology - Prevent dirt and hair from getting stuck in the dirt cup
  • Additional Tools: 6" Powered Stair and Upholstery Tool to adjust to cover every part of each step; Crevice Tool to get to hard-to-reach crevices
  • Additional Tools: Pivoting Extension Tool to get above the mess

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.


Avoid Getting Into Debt This Christmas With These Simple Strategies

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While there is no denying that the Holidays are a magical time, they can also be costly. From the food to the decorations, prices seem to increase year on year. This can make it difficult for families who only have a small budget to work with. The last thing you want is to be unable to make ends meet due to overspending at Christmas. But you don’t want your family, particularly your children to go without either. This can leave many feeling tempted to take out large loans. Believe it or not, this is not your only option. Here are some simple strategies you can use to boost your savings and avoid debt this Christmas.

Fill in surveys

This might seem like a strange money saving strategy to use, but it can be very effective. Paid surveys are a simple way for virtually anyone to make some money. There are many companies who offer this money making opportunity in exchange for your opinions. While the majority will pay you cash, gift cards, and vouchers to stores are also popular rewards on these sites. These can then be used to buy presents or to top up your Christmas savings fund. Read this review from Surveys Say and do some research on these surveys sites before signing up with them. That way you can ensure you’re getting the best reward for your time and opinions.

Start collecting change

Spare change is often money that people overlook. But it can provide you with more money to spend on Christmas presents and decorations. Get into the habit of emptying your purse and pockets each week. For even bigger savings, ask each member of your family to do the same. You should also look for any spare change that might be lying around your home. The back of the couch and in kitchen drawers are usually where spare change ends up. Put all of the spare change you have into a large glass jar which you can then add to continually. You can find these online from retailers such as the Container Store. This is an efficient way of saving for the holidays and also gets your family working together.

Pic via Pixabay

Sell unused items

It’s likely that your home is filled with items that have never been used. Whether it’s DVDs or clothing, these items can be easily sold to increase your holiday savings. There are companies like EagleSaver which buy unwanted items for cash. Ebay is also a popular option which you can sell practically anything on. So go around your home and start gathering items that you can do without. Parents will always be looking for toys to buy during the Christmas period. So also encourage your children to sort out what toys they no longer want. This will not only boost your budget but also make more room in your home.

As the holidays are still a few months away, you have plenty of time to save. The sooner you start, the more money you will have to work with when Christmas finally arrives. So start saving today to make this a Christmas your family will never forget.


Fall in Love With JORD Wood Watches Review & Giveaway

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I have always loved the look of natural wood and have been drawn to the clean organic features that it provides. Needless to say, when I was recently introduced to a site that offers Wood watches I was immediately enamored! JORD Wood Watches is a line that not only offers unique pieces but they are also classy, elegant and timeless. Every detail and feature of JORD Watches has the highest quality craftmanship and there is something special about each piece. 

My husband Keith was super excited when he found that he was going to have the opportunity to review one of the unique Men's watches from JORD. He chose the Delmar Dark Sandalwood and Blue Carbon Watch and we were both very impressed when the watch arrived. 

Everything about JORD watches is first class. The watch arrives in an engraved wooden box and is resting on an embroidered pillow. From the minute that my husband opened the box, we were amazed at every single detail given to quality. The presentation is fabulous! Imagine giving this unique timepieces as a gift! You are sure to give a gift that your loved ones and friends will treasure forever! 

Is your guy looking for the perfect Fall accessory? JORD Wood Watches will compliment any of his outfits and they are sure to get him noticed! If you love the watch that my hubby Keith chose from the Delmar series you can purchase it HERE

Now on to the FUN part! JORD is offering my readers a giveaway where everyone who enters will win! Enter the contest HERE and every person who will receive a $20 e-gift code that can be used towards your next purchase at JORD. And, one lucky person is going to win a $75 e-gift code! 

The contest will close 11/13 at 11:59pm. Both the $75 and the $20 codes will expire on 2/28/2017.

Wooden Wristwatch