holidays

What is Closed on Memorial Day 2018?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 27, 2018 · 0 comments

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Looking for what is open and what is closed on Memorial Day 2018?  Well, don’t expect to get anything done at the bank, or to find mail in your mailbox or someone at the post office to weigh your package.  If your trash day is Monday, expect it to be a day late this week.  And …

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What’s Open On Memorial Day 2017?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 28, 2017 · 0 comments

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What’s Open on Memorial Day 2017?  Well, don’t expect to get anything done at the bank, or to find mail in your mailbox or someone at the post office to weigh your package.  If your trash day is Monday, expect it to be a day late this week.  And if your library books are overdue, you’ll …

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Happy Independence Day 2016!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 4, 2016 · 0 comments

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Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain. For purple mountains majesties, above the fruited plains. America, America, God shed his grace on thee. And crowned thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea! Happy Independence Day! There will be some deals and some posts on the blog today for those of you who are around. But I …

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What’s Open On Memorial Day 2016?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 29, 2016 · 1 comment

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What’s Open on Memorial Day 2016?  Well, don’t expect to get anything done at the bank, or to find mail in your mailbox or someone at the post office to weigh your package.  And if your library books are overdue, you’ll have to pay for one more day. But if you’re in the mood for shopping or …

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Let’s remember that Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor fallen soldiers.  I try to avoid saying “Happy Memorial Day” because this is not a celebratory holiday like Independence Day. Memorial Day is to honor those who died serving the country.  Veteran’s Day is a day to honor and thank those who served who …

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What’s Open On Memorial Day 2015?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 25, 2015 · 0 comments

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What’s Open on Memorial Day 2015?  Well, don’t expect to get anything done at the bank, or to find mail in your mailbox or someone at the post office to weigh your package.  And if your library books are overdue, you’ll have to pay for one more day. But if you’re in the mood for shopping or …

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4th of July Daily Deals You Might Have Missed

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 4, 2013 · 0 comments

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While you were swimming, grilling and shooting fireworks, you might have missed out on some of the limited time deals and offers today! Some of these end today, so you might want to check the list to make sure you don’t miss anything! Zulily 4th of July blowout LivingSocial: $10 off $25 purchase (ends 7/5) Tanga: Buxton Purse Pocket …

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Happy 4th of July!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 4, 2013 · 0 comments

in Daily Inspiration,holidays

Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain. For purple mountains majesties, above the fruited plains. America, America, God shed his grace on thee. And crowned thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea! Happy Independence Day! There will be some deals and some posts on the blog today for those of you who are around. But I …

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Patriotic Kid Crafts and Ideas

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 1, 2013 · 0 comments

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Looking for some patriotic things for the kids to do this week?  Here are some ideas! Patriotic Table Decor for the kids to make!  Fourth of July Napkin and Utensil Holder Patriotic Wind Sock All FREE Kid’s Crafts Patriotic Craft ebook Independence Day Summer Camp at Home Ideas Pool Noodle Firecracker Craft Download Hector’s Favorite Patriotic Songs for Kidsfor just $.99 More …

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What’s Open On Memorial Day 2013?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 26, 2013 · 0 comments

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What’s Open on Memorial Day 2013?  Well, don’t expect to get anything done at the bank, or to find mail in your mailbox or someone at the post office to weigh your package.  And if your library books are overdue, you’ll have to pay for one more day. But if you’re in the mood for shopping or …

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What’s Closed on July 4th?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 3, 2012 · 0 comments

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It’s another holiday!  What’s going to be closed?  Banks, post offices, and government offices, courthouses, etc, will be closed. BUT if you need last minute grilling supplies or what to hit some great sales, you’re in luck.  Major retailers will be open!  Restaurants will be also.  Some places may have limited hours so you may want …

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Remembering on Memorial Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 28, 2012 · 0 comments

in Daily Inspiration,holidays

On this Memorial Day, whatever you have been doing, I hope in the back of your mind, you are remembering why we get this extra day off work in May. I come from a family of veterans.  My dad’s side boasts several Confederate war soldiers.  His father served in WWII.  My mother’s father served in WWII …

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What’s Open On Memorial Day?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 28, 2012 · 0 comments

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What’s Open on Memorial Day 2012?  Well, don’t expect to get anything done at the bank, or to find mail in your mailbox or someone at the post office to weigh your package.  And if your library books are overdue, you’ll have to pay for one more day. But if you’re in the mood for shopping …

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Happy 4th of July!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 4, 2011 · 0 comments

in Daily Inspiration,holidays

Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain.For purple mountains majesties, above the fruited plains.America, America, God shed his grace on thee.And crowned thy good with brotherhoodfrom sea to shining sea!Happy Independence Day!There will be some deals and some posts on the blog today for those of you who are around. But …

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Memorial Day Tips from Frito Lay

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 26, 2011 · 0 comments

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and a great reason to get together with friends and family. It also means summer barbecues, picnics and outdoor parties are soon to follow. Make summer entertaining fun, easy and oh-so-tasty with these party tips and appetizer and snack recipes featuring fruits and veggies:Keep Your …

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Valentine’s Day on a Dime!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 1, 2011 · 0 comments

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Wow, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  While I do enjoy acknowledging the holiday, it can get expensive!  December just passed – which means Christmas and my birthday – and my husband’s birthday and our anniversary are both in February.  So a dime is about all I have to spend for Valentine’s Day!  LOL!Doing …

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Seven Days of Thanksgiving – Today I am thankful for…

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 19, 2010 · 0 comments

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I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.Psalm 69:30 When it comes to finding something to be thankful for, I don’t have to look far to find something.  He’s usually no more than a few feet away from me at any given time.It’s kind of a no-brainer, but this holiday …

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Veteran’s Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 11, 2010 · 0 comments

in Daily Inspiration,holidays

If you can read this, thank a teacher.  If you are reading it in English, thank a veteran.Jesus Christ gave his life to save my soul.The American Soldier died to save my freedom. Thank a Veteran today.

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Christmas Cards from Shutterfly

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 2, 2010 · 0 comments

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I used to send out handmade Christmas cards.  Seriously – I would start sometime in October by coming up with my design and buying the supplies.  And then I would make 50-70 Christmas cards.Now I have a 2 year old and I am alright with saying those days are behind me.But it’s okay, because this …

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Guest Post – Budget Halloween Decorating

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 14, 2010 · 0 comments

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This post comes to us from Ruth at Living Well, Spending Less. I just love holidays.  Luckily for me, my 4 year-old has inherited my enthusiasm for all things holiday, and between the two of us, we could spend hours planning all the fun we will have on all our special days. The skies the …

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