Monday, March 29, 2010


I was just reading my feed on Twitter and I read this on Common Sense with Money, it's a free book! Just give them your info and they will send it totally free!

Follow me on twitter @2babies1momma

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Customized Easter baskets for CHEAP!

I just received this email from Planning Family with very cute, and cheap customized Easter Baskets!

Personal Creations Personal Creations
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This offer is from Personal Creations.

These are some of my favorites, and if I didn't already have the kids baskets I would buy them!

Fabric Bunny Basket - Blue Fabric Bunny Basket - Pink Pink and Blue Bunny Baskets

Free sample of Purex Complete 3-in-1

After taking the survey about Purex Complete 3-in1, I was given this email to send to my friends:

Hi - I just signed up for a FREE sample of Purex Complete 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets. It's detergent, softener, and anti-static all in one powerful sheet. I've already tried them out, and I thought you might too. You can sign up for a free sample too, just go here:

Friday, March 26, 2010

B1G1 Free Blockbuster Movie Code!!!

Blockbuster Logo

Anyone up for a movie night? I am! While we are conserving our money, renting is one of the cheapest ways to enjoy a date night. Renting at Blockbuster Express is already cheap for $1 a night, but with this code you will get two movies for $1!!!!!!!!!!!

Coupon Code
Expires 3/31/2010
Go check out the new releases at Blockbuster Express!
There are several kiosk locations, my favorite is the Circle K on Kelley and 33rd. Check here for more locations in the Edmond area.
Enjoy everyone!!! I know I will be using this code to rent the Blindside because I am the only person left who hasn't seen it!

Disclosure: All my opinions are 100% my own, for writing this blog posts I am entered in a contest for a $250 Visa GC.

Homeland deals 3/24 - 3/30

Who's ready for some Homeland shopping? Check out these sites for your coupon match-ups!

Simple Saving Savvy

Coupon Princess Saves You Money

Consumer Queen Message board

A big thanks to these women for all their hard work preparing these match-ups!

My Homeland trip March 23rd 2010!

Check out this video of the deals I did, what a great week!!!

I forgot items in this video included in my shopping trip, two packages of paper plates. Still all for around $13 with two free milk's! Let me know if you need help shopping Homeland, I would love to go with you, or if you don't live close by I can answer your questions over the phone! Until you learn all the rules of the stores couponing can be a bit challenging.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Special Words!

Here are some special words from my favorite little guy! This is the first time he said " I love you!" This melts my heart!

Yes my daughter did say "shut up" at the end of this tape, way to ruin the moment Abby, lol! Disclosure: Abigail did get a time out after this taping for saying a bad word.

Thanks for sharing this moment with me everyone! Priceless!

and to my darling husband... I am sorry I taped you in your work clothes, lol!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

I would love to win this contest!

You should definitely enter this contest over at Mommy Goggles! I would love to win! Contest ends March 29th. Here is a picture of what you win...

Disney Contest2

Check it out and while your there sign up for email updates, this is a great blog!

Monday, March 22, 2010

Look what I bought for cheap!!!

Last week I told you I had been so busy getting ready to consign in the JBF sale, and it's finally here! I entered all my stuff, and now for the best part...I got to SHOP!!! I shopped, I shopped, and I shopped!!! Probably for about 4hrs, this sale is huge and it took me that long to get through everything! I wanted to show you the great stuff I bought just to convince you last few skeptics that this really is the way to go!
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Shirts anywhere from $2 - $4.50

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Skirts $4.00, Dress $5.50

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I bought this dress for Next Easter $12.00, I love it!
Swim floaty $6.00

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Shirts anywhere from $2 - $5
Shorts anywhere from $3 - $5

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First Outfit $10.00 (This is so cute I think it will be his 2nd birthday outfit)
Jersey outfit $3.00

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White Sandals $4.50, Black Shoes $5.00
Blue Sandals $3.00, Brown Shoes $6.00

All this for $113.00, 23 items total!

Check here to see if a Just Between Friends sale is coming to your town!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Hershey's Better Basket Blog Hop

I just received a virtual Easter Basket from Rachel, which is known on Twitter as @okcmomto3 and blogs at According to Rachel.

Hershey’s has partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network and this Easter Hershey’s will donate up to a total of $5,000 to the Children’s Miracle Network. You can help by participating in the Blog Hop:

  • Participate in Hershey’s Better Basket Blog Hop of giving away virtual Easter Baskets by creating a blog post with specific rules described here.
  • Hershey Company will donate $10 per each blog post to CMN, up to total of $5,000.
  • One blog post per URL counts towards the donation, but you can give as many virtual Easter baskets as you want.
  • The Hershey’s Better Basket Blog Hop will officially begin at 12 AM EST on March 18th and end at 12 PM EST on April 4th, 2010. Blog posts submitted to us before or after that time period will not be counted for.
  • The blog post link has to be submitted to us for the donation to be counted.
  • In addition copy and paste the following text in your blog post:
  • Copy and paste these rules to your blog post.
  • Create a blog post giving a virtual Easter Basket to another blogger – you can give as many Virtual Baskets as you want.
  • Link back to person who gave you an Easter Basket.
  • Let each person you are giving a Virtual Easter Basket know you have given them a Basket.
  • Leave your link at comment section. You can also find the official rules of this #betterbasket blog hop, and more information about Better Basket with Hershey’s there.
  • Hershey’s is donating $10 per each blog participating to the Better Basket Blog Hop to Children’s Miracle Network (up to total of $5,000 by blog posts written by April 4th, 2010).
  • Please note that only one blog post by each blog url will count towards the donation.
I am going to give my virtual Easter baskets to three bloggers!

1) Robin who blogs at Blommi and is @twimommi on twitter
2) Shannon who blogs at Coupon Princess Saves You Money and is @couponprincess on twitter
3) Amanda who blogs at Simple Saving Savvy and is @savingsavvy on twitter

What would you do...?

I read a blog post that inspired me to share my feelings with you all! It's about Dumpster Diving over at Common Sense with Money. I know most people I talk about this with think I am crazy for even mentioning it! I find it strange myself that I am interested in this considering I am a germ freak, and don't practice the 5 second rule! I can't help it I find this idea very intriguing. Perfectly good food just thrown out...crazy! I am not above checking the recycling bins in my neighborhood to collect coupons. I figure how stupid to pay $2 for a paper when I can visit 4 or 5 bins and collect FREE coupons! I'm not sure about the laws on dumpster diving here in Oklahoma. When I searched this subject online I found many personal testimonies and even people on a waiting list for my area to dumpster dive as a group! If you want to get on the list or check your area for a group click here. I'm not sure if I will ever try this, maybe I am not gutsy enough. Let me know what you think!

Homeland deals week of 3-17 to 3-23

This week of Homeland deals! I haven't shopped at Homeland for several weeks, shame on me, but I plan to go this week! Mainly for the simple fact that my freezer is empty!

I love these two blogs for Homeland match-ups, check them out!

Coupon Princess Saves You Money

Simple Saving Savvy

Free Better Oats!!!

Sign up to take the challenge and receive a free product coupon. All you have to do is prepare your old oatmeal along with the Better Oats oatmeal and have a taste off! Then respond in email or video of your favorite!!!

I read about this deal on Common Sense with Money. Thanks!

Monday, March 15, 2010

30% off for Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Gap March 18-21

I wanted to share this email I received today. Personally I don't shop at Gap or Banana Republic, but I do like Old Navy! My sister swears by the jeans at Gap and is the only place she will buy them. Either way 30% is a great coupon!

Get 30% Off – Four Days Only
You're Invited... You're one of our best customers, so we want to offer you 30% off during our Friends & Family event.

Plus, you can invite others and designate a non-profit to receive 5% of the amount you and your Friends & Family spend.
Click here to pick your non-profit and invite
your Friends & Family to save 30%
Pick Your Non-profit
4 days only, March 18-21

In-store Barcode (For multiple uses)

This offer is also good at Gap Outlet and
Banana Republic Factory Store!
Gap Outlet - Banana Republic Factory Store

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Getting ready for a consignment sale!!!

Hi everyone, I have been so busy getting ready for the Just Between Friends consignment sale that I haven't been on the internet much lately. But I took a break to tell you about the JBF sale coming up!

If you are not familiar with consigning it is when you sell your gently used clothing. The way the JBF sale works is you price, tag and place your item in the sale. The Oklahoma City sale is at the state fairgrounds which is a very large location. I admit it takes a little bit of time to sort through your clothing, tag everything and iron it all. But the new tagging system they use is wonderful. You enter everything quick and easy then just print it out!
The fee for entering your items is $10 and 35%. This might seem like alot but a consignment sale is not a garage sale and you get to price your items 1/2 or 1/3 of the original price.
It is totally worth it! Last year I spent $300 at the sale for everything, including shoes, Christmas dresses, clothing and jackets! Then two weeks after the sale I made $300 for the clothing I entered and sold, so it is like I am just rolling over my money!
JBF is not only in Oklahoma check here to see if there is a sale near you!

Friday, March 12, 2010

Free Country Bob's BBQ coupon!

Just sign up here and get a free Country Bob's BBQ sauce coupon mailed to you!!! I have had the pleasure of trying this sauce and I have to say it is very YUMMY! I would describe the taste as a little tangy, kind of like a steak sauce. My husband loved it, saying it was a nice flavor change from out regular sauce! Anyway it's free, so find out for yourself!!!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Homeland Deals week of 3/10 - 3/16!

Here are my favorite coupon matchups blogs for Homeland!

Coupon Princess Saves You Money

Simple Saving Savvy

Thank you ladies! While you are there checking out the Homeland deals, go ahead and sign up for emails. They post some great deals!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Win 1 of 4 Bright Starts InGenuity on 3 Kids and Us Blog

I wanted to keep you updated on the giveaways I enter.

This giveaway on 3 Kids and Us blog is for 1 of 4 new Bright Starts InGenuity, which includes automatic bouncer, cradle & sway swing, playard, or portable swing. If you want to check out the playard visit the Bright Stars website! The required entry is to link a funny photo! It was hard to pick because I have a ton on funny pics of my kids, but I finally chose this old pic of Abby!
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Monday, March 8, 2010

All things Easter!!!

All things decorating!

I just saw this super cute way of decorating Easter eggs! I am in love with this sheep egg!
Easter Eggs: Sheep Egg
So cute! If you are looking for some innovative ideas go check out Family fun!
They even have Easter Crafts, and Recipe ideas!

All things pictures!

If you are looking for a place to take your kids for Easter pictures check out Portrait Innovations, they are the best, and have the best prices.
Here is an overview of their portrait package:

Portrait Package Special

Over 40 Portraits

Only $9.95

  • One - 10 x 13
  • Two - 8 x 10s
  • Four - 5 x 7s
  • Four - 3 x 5s
  • And 32 Wallets

plus 6 FREE Greeting Cards

Portrait Package Special

Yea it's a lot of sheets, and the best part is they take around 50-100 pictures! Then you know you will get at least one great picture for this package! After you are finished they print the pictures right there for no extra charge in less than 15 minutes! I will be writing another blog post soon giving more details about my experience and information on Portrait Innovations!

Not in Oklahoma? Check here to see if they have a studio near you!

All Things Attire!

I've been to two places this year looking for Easter outfits.
The first is Kohls, because I work there duh, lol!
The Boys department has a large selection in 4-7, but
maybe 5 choices in the 2-4t range, which is what my little man is in! Luckily they have 2 that I like! Here they are! It will probably depend on what dress I pick for Abby to go with this outfit.
Good Lad Great Guy 3-pc. Sweater Vest SetGood Lad Great Guy 3-pc. Sweater Vest Set
These range in price according to the sale, but have been as low as $22 and as high as $44.

Now for Abby's dress I likes these choices:
Rare Too Dot Dress
Seen as low as $22 and as high as $48

Youngland Plaid Dollie and Me Dress Set
I've seen this one as low as $16 and as high as $36

SONOMA life + style Floral Smocked DressSONOMA life + style Plaid Smocked DressBlueberi Boulevard Floral and Plaid Sundress
I've seen these as low as $8.80 and as high as $22

Now the 2nd place I went was Baby Depot at Burlington.
They had several of the same dresses Kohls had for around $8 or $9. They also had really nice frilly satin Easter dresses for $25.
All the boys choices were suits or 3 piece vest sets. Not really my style, but I think they were around $20 to $30.

I am determined to each outfit for around $15.

Lets not forget... why we celebrate Easter! Easter is the celebration of Jesus rising from the dead, after his crucifixion on the cross three days earlier.
Here in the Bible belt Oklahoma, we have many choices of churches to attend. But the place I call home is People's Church! My kids love their classes and cry when we have to leave!

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Fun activities at Quail Springs Mall!

I just received this email from The Club at Quail Springs Mall!

Here is what is happening at the Disney Store:

Ballyhoo in the Bayou
Saturday, March 13: Session 1 at 11am, Session 2 at 3pm
Join us for a special The Princess And The Frog craft, dancing and fun!

Minimum age for participation is 3 years. Event subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Toy Story Storytime
Tuesday, March 23: Toy Story reading at 3pm, Toy Story 2 reading at 5pm
Join us for storytime and coloring!

Thumper and Miss Bunny's Egg-cellent Adventure
Saturday, March 27: 11 am - 3pm
Join us for a hoppin' adventure through Disney Store and receive a FREE egg-tivity sheet and prizes!*

*While supplies last. Minimum age for participation is 3 years. Event subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Here are a few other events including the Easter Bunny coming 3/20 - 4/3!

Want Quail Springs Mall updates sent directly to your email? Sign up here!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Another great contest to enter!

3 Kids and Us is having a week of contests inspired by birthday celebrations! I have been busy entering these contest all week! The latest contest I entered was the Batter Up Kids Pink Princess Baking Set Giveaway , this is what is included:

1 author signed Pink Princess Cupcakes cookbook, 1 child size princess cooking apron, 1 child size pink silicone rolling pin and 1 Pink Princess Cupcakes Baking Kit.

Batter up Kids Cooking Shop site is so cute and has great ideas for cooking with children, check it out!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Homeland Deals week of 3-3 to 3-9

Here are the Homeland deals this week! This post is to redirect you to some great coupon sites!

Coupon Princess

Simple Saving Savvy

Thank you Shannon and Amanda for taking the time to create these great coupon matchups!