Happy Easter!

by Tracy on April 20, 2014 · 0 comments

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I hope you all have a wonderfully Happy Easter! We started the morning with an egg hunt and now we are about get started on breakfast :)

Happy Easter and THANK YOU FOR BEING YOU!!

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Zero Gravity Chair GIVEAWAY

by Tracy on April 19, 2014 · 29 comments

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Zero Gravity Chair GIVEAWAY

Zero Gravity Chair GIVEAWAY

I have a perfect GIVEAWAY for you guys this evening to help you get ready for Summer! Some fun, some sun, and some relaxing :)

This relaxing Giveaway is sponsored by Brylane Home and hosted by Mom Does Reviews.

We are happy to announce that because of YOU, Mom Does Reviews has reached 50,000 Facebook fans!! I think it’s a great reason for a giveaway, don’t you?

The zero gravity chair is the perfect addition to your outdoor space. Relax like never before thanks to an ergonomic design that evenly distributes body weight to reduce back pressure, relieve muscle tension and improve circulation.

  • 250-lb. capacity*
  • a BrylaneHome® Exclusive!
  • weather-proof textured vinyl fabric
  • rust-resistant powder-coated steel frame
  • removable, adjustable-height pillow headrest
  • double bungee cords at sides for stability
  • folds for easy storage
  • wipe clean
  • dimensions: 39″H x 39″W x 65″L, 21″W seat (14½”H floor to seat)
  • for even more ways to get comfortable outdoors, shop their gorgeous selection of patio furniture, along with the bright cushions & pillows.

The giveaway:

One lucky winner will receive this amazing Zero Gravity chair!

The giveaway is open to US only, 18+

The giveaway ends 4/25 at 1159p est

Be sure to complete the mandatory entry.

Good luck!

Here’s how to enter:
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all you magazine deal for mother's day

Buy One Get One FREE All You Magazine Subscriptions

All You Magazine is back again this year with their BOGO Offer for Mother’s Day.  Right now when you buy a subscription to ALL YOU and give one to a friend for FREE! That’s TWO subscriptions for just $19.92. Give your friends and family the gift of All You today!

Grab your All You Magazine Deal

All You Magazine can help you save money throughout the year. Every issue is full of valuable coupons, healthy recipes, affordable fashion advice, and tips that help you live life for less.

Have fun saving on your Buy One Get One FREE All You Magazine Subscriptions!

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Not Your Daughter's Jeans 50% Off - TODAY ONLY

Not Your Daughter’s Jeans 50% Off – TODAY ONLY

I am SUPER excited about the Amazon Deal of the Day today!  Today only you can get 50% off select styles of Not Your Daughter’s Jeans.  Do you have a pair of these?  I will admit that I don’t, and the main reason is that they are EXPENSIVE…one of my best friend’s has a pair and she loves them and she actually convinced me that I needed to try a pair…and buying them at full price was actually on my to-do list…so now I am super excited that I can now grab a pair for 50%!

Grab your NYDJ Amazon Deal

There are jeans, leggings, and even a super cute jacket.  I would LOVE your feedback if you have a pair of these…which styles are your favorite?  How do the sizes run?  THANK YOU in advance :)

Have fun saving on your Not Your Daughter’s Jeans (NYDJ) today!

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target deal - FREE $10 Target GiftCard With P&G Purchase - Last Day!

FREE $10 Target GiftCard With P&G Purchase – Last Day!

Don’t forget that you guys can get a FREE $10 Target GiftCard when you buy 3 participating P&G products in store from 4/13-4/19.

Check out the Target Weekly Ad HERE

P&G Savings at Target

Get your house spring-ready with fresh savings on your favorite P&G products at Target.

Participating products include:

Tide® Pods 72-ct

  • Tide’s reinventing the way you do laundry:
    • For a detergent + stain remover + brightener in one
    • 1 pac = 1 laundry load
    • Works in all machine types
    • Dissolves quickly in hot & cold

Tide® 138 or 150-oz

  • Try the NEW Tide Plus Ultra Stain Release. It helps remove 99% of everyday stains!
  • It also boasts the innovative? “Zap! Cap,” a unique pretreat cap with scrubbing bristles to provide a deep-down, pre-treat option.

Gain® Flings™ 72-count

  • NEW! 50% more scent + Oxi-Boost™ + Febreze®

Charmin® 12-ct Mega or 24-ct Double Roll

  • Charmin Ultra Soft is so cushiony soft that you can use up to 4X less* than the leading bargain brand.
  • *vs. the leading bargain brand

Downy® 150-load

  • Get all of the great benefits you love. Freshness. Softness. And more.

Bounce® 240-ct

  • Bounce® dryer sheets soften your clothes, control static and repel pet hair and lint. And that’s all while leaving your laundry with the super fresh scent you know and love.

Bounty® Basic 12-count Mega Roll

  • It’s the strong, affordable, picker-upper. It’s 50% stronger than the leading bargain towel and affordably priced.

Cascade® Complete Action Pacs 43-60-count

  • Cascade Complete Pacs combine the cleaning action of Powder & Gel in one pac to power away 24-hour stuck-on food.
  • Pre-treating power dissolves foods, fights stains, and delivers brilliant shine.
  • Features the grease-fighting power of Dawn.
  • Rinse Aid action means no pre-rinse needed.

Puffs® 6, 8 or 10-count Facial Tissue

  • Puffs is the only national brand dermatologist tested to be gentle.

So many ways to save at Target this week!

  1. Text CLEAN to Target to get up to $5 in additional laundry savings!
  2. Check out the 4/13 newspaper insert with coupons off of Tide Pods, Gain Flings, Gain, Downy Unstopables and Gain Fireworks
  3. Check out the Target Weekly Ad!

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Sunday Coupon Preview 4/20 – NO Coupons

I wanted to let you guys know that THERE WILL BE NO COUPONS THIS WEEKEND! I hope you all have a wonderfully, fabulous Easter :)

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Giveaway Round-Up – April 18, 2014

by Tracy on April 18, 2014 · 0 comments

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Giveaway Round-Up – April 18, 2014

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time to check out our FUN Giveaways! Here are the giveaways going on here at Having Fun Saving,  I also added some FUN Sweepstakes to the post – might as well enter those too!

Someone has to win – why not you?!

Disney On Ice GIVEAWAY #Tampa

Wholly Guacamole GIVEAWAY #15MinuteSuppers #OMGuac – 18 winners!

$50 Costco Gift Card GIVEAWAY

Make More Happen at STAPLES – $50 Gift Card GIVEAWAY

Wild Oats Organic Foods GIVEAWAY

Master Lock Storage Box GIVEAWAY

Seattle’s Best Coffee Prize Pack GIVEAWAY – 5 WINNERS!

The Magic School Bus Math Explosion Review + GIVEAWAY – Have Fun Learning!

RECARO Performance Sport Carseat Giveaway

Purex $1000 Sweepstakes + Purex No Sort Coupon GIVEAWAY

Spider R/C GIVEAWAY!

Sweepstakes:

Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest #Orlando

Mario Snack Olives Sweepstakes – Win An Adventure!

SANUS Take A Shot Sweepstakes – WIN A TV & MORE!

Enter to WIN the Grumpy Cat’s Birthday Sweepstakes – a trip to NYC!

Smile While You Shake It Sweepstakes – Enter To Win $500 WEEKLY from Honey Bunches Of Oats

Have fun and GOOD LUCK!

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Mario Snack Olives Sweepstakes - Win An Adventure!

Mario Snack Olives Sweepstakes – Win An Adventure!

I have a fun sweepstakes to tell you guys about this afternoon.  Loves olives?  Love an adventure?  Well, this is a fun one to enter!  I know I would love to head out on an adventure.  Have you been on a hot air balloon ride?  How about sky-diving?  Well, here’s your chance!

Just snap a photo of yourself eating Mario Snack Olives on the go. Find them in your local retailer or online at Amazon!  Then, submit your photo with a short caption about your on-the-go adventure. Finally, Share with friends to get the most votes for the chance to win your choice of one of the below adventure trips, plus $1,000 cash towards travel!

Enter the Mario Snack Olives Adventure Sweepstakes

Here are the ADVENTURES you could win:

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • White Water Rafting
  • Sky Diving
  • Second prize is a rolling cooler full of Mario products. Third prize is a cooler tote full of Mario products.

Entries must be submitted and all “likes” recorded on your photo by June 8, 2014.

 

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Slow Cooker Ham - With Root Beer Demi Glace

Slow Cooker Ham With Root Beer Demi Glace

If you are still looking for an easy meal idea for Easter (or any night really!) make sure to check out this easy and delicious Ham recipe.  I like to use the Slow Cooker as much as possible – it’s just too easy to not use!  I put our small ham in the slow cooker and tossed in a can of coke and let it cook all day long.  It adds a great flavor, but my favorite part of this meal is definitely the Root Beer Demi Glace, which is also super easy to make.  Spend some time with your family…don’t spend it all in the kitchen ;)

 

Slow Cooker Ham – With Root Beer Demi Glace
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Recipe type: Dinner
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Ingredients
  • Ham
  • Coca-Cola
  • 12 oz of Root Beer
  • 12 oz of Beef Stock
Instructions
  1. Put the ham in the slow cooker
  2. Add enough Coca-Cola to cover ¼ of the ham – baste the ham through the day to ensure it says juicy and moist
  3. Cook on low for 4-6 hours
  4. Put the beef stock and root beer in a pan on the stove approx 45 minutes before you want to serve your meal
  5. Let the root beer mixture simmer for 30 minutes, slowly bring to a boil the last few minutes
  6. The liquid will reduce QUICKLY so when it starts to boil, do NOT leave the stove – you don’t want to lose it all
  7. The liquid will become syrup like when it is ready
  8. Spoon the demi glace over the ham right before serving

What is your favorite Easter recipe?  Feel free to share it in the comments!  If you are looking for a dessert recipe, I posted a Strawberry Chocolate Truffle and a Peaches & Cream Pie recipe yesterday :)

Make sure to let me know if you try this Slow Cooker Ham with Root Beer Demi Glace Recipe!

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What I Saved at Publix and HOW, April 18

Good afternoon and Happy Friday! My family and I went to St. Augustine last week for a long weekend and had a wonderful time! My brother, sister-in-law and my parents all drove down too :) We had a wonderful time at the beach, doing some shopping, site-seeing, and of course eating! Have you been to St. Augustine? It’s an adorable town filled with history and beauty…if you haven’t been, I recommend it!

Did you miss the Publix ad with Coupon Match-ups? That’s ok, you can view it here. Want to catch a peek of the ad that starts on Monday? Just head here. As a reminder, Publix is closed on Sunday for Easter.

Here’s how I did:

2 – Cool Whip – BOGO – $1.89

2 – Quinoa – $3
Total = $6

2 – Dole Frozen Blueberries – BOGO – $4.69

1 – Birds Eye Veggies – 50% Off – $1.30

1 – VIGO Quinoa – $4.59

2 – Nestle Chocolate Chips – BOGO – $2.99

2 – Sabra Hummus – BOGO – $3.99

2 – Chobani Yogurt – $1
Total = $2

1 – Salad – $2

2 – Simply Potato Hashbrowns – BOGO – $2.50

2 – Banquet Sausage – BOGO – $1.99

1 – Publix Butter – $2

Chocolate Milk – $5.99

Milk – $4.19
will submit for $.50 ibotta offer
Total = $3.69

2 – Motts Juice – BOGO – $2.50

2 – Thomas English Muffins – BOGO $4.19

2 – International Delight Creamers – BOGO – $3.59
used $1/1 blinkie
Total = $2.59

1 – Mark West Pinot Noir – $8.99
used $1/1 hangtag
Total = $7.99

Hillshire Farms Lunchmeat – $3.99

And that will do it! My mom was in town, so we did two transactions so I could use 2 $5/$30 Winn Dixie coupons. I spent $65 this week, but I didn’t shop last week, so it all evens out :) I saved $50. How did you guys do? I would love for you to share it in the comments!

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