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  This toy is on my watch list for Christmas because my son has been wanting it for a while!  The lowest price I saw it last year was around $31. The LEGO City Police 60044 Mobile Police Unit is only $39.98 (regular price is $44.99) Includes 3 minifigures with assorted accessories: 2 policemen and a crook …

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Michael’s Kids Club Monster Bash 10/29 and 10/30

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 16, 2016 · 0 comments

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We love Michael’s Kids Club!  And it looks like they’re pulling out all the stops this weekend!  The fun is happening Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm each day. Kid’s Club Craft – Treat Bag $2 for craft FREE Face Painting for Kids Trick or Treat Parade through the store every 30 minutes Family Craft – Monster T-Shirt purchase the T-shirt …

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Halloween Music for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 13, 2016 · 0 comments

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Looking for some fun for kids music for Halloween?  Here are some you can download: Monster Mash – This is a classic and there are a dozen versions of this song, you can download the one you like best. Kidz Bop Halloween Hits Kids Dance Party: Halloween Jams Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life For Me) and other songs …

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LEGO Creator Lighthouse $41.97 shipped (cheaper than Amazon!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 10, 2016 · 0 comments

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Through 10/10 only, Barnes and Noble is offering 30% off ONE Toy or Game and it includes LEGO sets. Plus, shipping is free on orders of $25 or more so most likely your LEGO purchase will ship FREE!   No coupon code necessary.  Just add an eligible item to your cart and the discount is there! LEGO Creator …

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Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th! Want to celebrate in your homeschool or classroom? Check out these easy & creative ideas to get in the spirit! Pirate Treasure Hunt – This is a great activity for pirate fun at home over the weekend! Make your own map, hide pirate treasure, and watch your little …

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LEGO City Train Station $40.98 (save $24!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 29, 2016 · 0 comments

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I’ve never seen this on sale!  The LEGO City Trains Train Station 60050 Building Toy is $40.98 ($64.99 regularly!)  – that’s a savings of $24!! Includes 5 : conductor, chef, taxi driver and 2 travelers Accessories include a suitcase, newspaper, sausage and a train conductor sign Features a main entrance with stairs, opening glass doors, ATM, train map, LEGO …

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British Soccer Camps – Our Summer 2016 Experience

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 28, 2016 · 0 comments

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Bug’s first sport love was soccer.  He’s all about karate now, he tried to do both for a while but he reached a point where he had to make a choice of one or the other.  Karate won but even though he doesn’t play soccer year round, he still takes a week each summer …

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Need some bedtime stories to read to the little ones?  Get Beatrix Potter Illustrated Collection: 22 Books, 660 Illustrations, Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny and Many More! for your Kindle (or other ereader) for just $.99!   I loved Peter Rabbit stories when I was kid! The works of Beatrix Potter are some of the most beloved children’s …

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LEGO City Train Station $40.98 (save $24!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 23, 2016 · 0 comments

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I’ve never seen this on sale!  The LEGO City Trains Train Station 60050 Building Toy is $40.98 ($64.99 regularly!)  – that’s a savings of $24!! Includes 5 : conductor, chef, taxi driver and 2 travelers Accessories include a suitcase, newspaper, sausage and a train conductor sign Features a main entrance with stairs, opening glass doors, ATM, train map, LEGO …

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LEGO City Passenger Train Set $119.00 (save $30!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 10, 2016 · 0 comments

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Bug REALLLLLLLLLLY wants a LEGO train for Christmas but I’m having a hard time swallowing the price on them! This is the cheapest one and at regular price it’s still $150!! But right now Amazon has the LEGO City Trains High-speed Passenger Train 60051 Building Toy marked down to $119.99 (savings of $30). Includes 3 : …

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Summer Fun with Air Rockets from Estes Rockets

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 3, 2016 · 0 comments

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Looking for something fun to entertain the kids this summer that’s not electronic and gets them outside? Model rockets have been both entertaining and educating kids for decades, and that hasn’t changed much in recent years. Today an estimated 9.6 million model rockets are launched every year by 2 million enthusiasts of all ages – roughly …

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FREE Zoo or Aquarium Ticket for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 29, 2016 · 0 comments

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Treat the kids to a trip to  a SZA Zoo or Aquarium with a FREE pass thanks to Frito Lay! Just look for specially marked Frito Lay packages at your local store. Then head over HERE and select the zoo or aquarium of your choice, snap a picture of your receipt and nab your free ticket. Complete terms and …

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LEGO Marvel Sets 20% off at Amazon (buy now for Christmas!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 29, 2016 · 0 comments

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LEGOs are one of the hardest things to save money on but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible! Right now on Amazon, there are Marvel sets that are 20% off – which is pretty decent savings! LEGO Super Heroes Crossbones’ Hazard Heist 76050 – $15.99 (regularly $19.99) LEGO Super Heroes Iron Skull Sub Attack 76048 – $23.99 (regularly $29.99) LEGO Super Heroes …

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British Soccer Camps for Kids 3-18 coming to park near you!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 15, 2016 · 0 comments

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It’s may not be too late to sign up for soccer camp!  Bug’s camp is next week.  For a complete list of camps available please visit: http://www.challengersports.com/britishsoccercampsmums.aspx.  There is a $10 fee for registering 10 days or closer to your camp date. My son had to give up his first love of soccer for his second love …

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Books-A-Million Summer Reading 2016

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 2, 2016 · 0 comments

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Here’s another summer reading program!  Head to Books-a-Million and check out the Summer Reading Adventure section.  Choose 3 books, read them and record them in your summer reading log.  Turn your completed log in to get a James Patterson Middle School lunch bag. Check out this list for more 2016 Summer Reading opportunities. (There are better …

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FREE Gooseberry Patch Kid-Friendly Recipe Book

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 16, 2016 · 0 comments

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Bug loves being in the kitchen.  I’m always looking for good ideas for cooking with kids.  This summer, when we take our summer break from homeschooling, I plan on having “cooking mini-camp” for him so I’m storing up recipes.  You can see what I’ve found so far on my cooking with kids Pinterest board. And then I downloaded this …

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FREE Wildflower Seed Packet

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 17, 2016 · 0 comments

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Bug LOVES helping me in the garden.  He gets so excited when seeds start sprouting.  I love that he loves gardening as much as I do.  I have a window box I’m going to put up and let it be his to plant in and take care of.  Now I can get a FREE pack …

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Enroll Now: British Soccer Camps for Kids 3-18 coming to park near you!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 28, 2016 · 1 comment

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I know it’s hard to think about summer when we are barely in to spring BUT summer really is just right around the corner!   And the kids need something to do!  What camps, clubs, activities and groups have you considered for this summer? My son had to give up his first love of soccer for …

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FREE Wildflower Seed Packet

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 19, 2016 · 0 comments

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Bug LOVES helping me in the garden.  He gets so excited when seeds start sprouting.  I love that he loves gardening as much as I do.  I have a window box I’m going to put up and let it be his to plant in and take care of.  Now I can get a FREE pack …

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25 Easter Egg Fillers (Non-Candy Ideas!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 8, 2016 · 1 comment

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I try to do goodies for Easter that don’t involve a lot of candy.  Bug will get plenty of candy from other people, he doesn’t need to get candy from us too. Here are some ideas on little non-candy  things to fill your Easter eggs with! Easter eggs come in various sizes so there are things that …

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