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National Days

March 26, 2017, is National Spinach Day!   I think spinach gets a bad rap.  Personally, I love it.  I use it in my smoothies, I make muffins with it, I put it on sandwiches.  It’s a great little veggie. Popeye the Sailor Man approves of National Spinach Day! Here are mine and Popeye’s favorite ways to use Spinach:   …

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March 23, 2017, is National Chip and Dip Day!  There is only one kind of chips and dip I like – and that’s tortilla chips with guacamole! The Best Homemade Guacamole 4 avocados 1/2 small red onion – chopped 3 roma tomatoes – seeded and diced small handful fresh cilantro leaves – chopped 2 tsp coarse sea salt 2 squirts of fresh lemon Slice …

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$.50 Corn Dog Day is coming AGAIN in celebration of National Corn Dog Day on March 18th! TODAY, Saturday, March 18, 2017, Sonic is offering  $0.50 Corn Dogs all day!  No coupon needed!  While supplies last.  Limit per order may apply. Plus, don’t forget drinks and slushies are 1/2 priced from 2-4pm everyday!  Have a really frugal snack stop …

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National Sloppy Joe Day (March 18) and Recipes!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 18, 2017 · 0 comments

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March 18, 2017, is National Sloppy Joe Day!   We had Sloppy Joes for dinner last night so we’re ahead of the game.  But you know what that means?  Today, on that actual National Sloppy Joe Day, we’ll have Sloppy Joe Casserole!  It’s what I do with leftover Sloppy Joes!   medianet_width = “728”; medianet_height = …

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St. Patrick’s Day Facts, Fun & a video for the kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 16, 2017 · 0 comments

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. – Irish Blessing A few things you might not know about this holiday… St. Patricks real name was Maewyn Succat. (May-win Su-cat) The total spent on St. Patrick’s Day by Americans celebrating …

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$.50 Corn Dog Day is coming AGAIN in celebration of National Corn Dog Day on March 18th! Saturday, March 18, 2017, Sonic is offering  $0.50 Corn Dogs all day!  No coupon needed!  While supplies last.  Limit per order may apply. Plus, don’t forget drinks and slushies are 1/2 priced from 2-4pm everyday!  Have a really frugal snack stop if …

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Celebrate National Panda Day, March 16, 2017, with a clip from Disney’s Born In China – coming to theaters on April 21st! “Meet Ya Ya and Mei Mei” Clip Like Disneynature on Facebook: Facebook.com/Disneynature Follow Disneynature on Twitter: Twitter.com/Disneynature Follow Disneynature on Tumbler: http://disneynature.tumblr.com/ Follow Disneynature on Instagram: http://instagram.com/disneynature Visit the official BORN IN CHINA website: http://nature.disney.com/born-in-china BORN IN CHINA is rated G …

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National Pi Day Deals for 3/14/17 | Save on Pizza and Pies!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 14, 2017 · 0 comments

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  It’s National PI day!  Get it?  Pi is 3.14 – today is 3/14?  So, a lot of places are having fun with the pi/pie similarity today and offering deals on both pie and pizza (you know, “pizza pie”). The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated …

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March 14, 2017, is National Children’s Craft day – although at our house, ANY day could be craft day! Get crafty with the kids today to celebrate National Children’s Craft day! Here are some ideas: Popsicle Stick Caterpillars Thumbprint Caterpillars Egg Carton Caterpillars Butterflies / Caterpillar to Butterfly activity Binoculars Spider Leaf Painting Acorn Painting Sunglasses Easter …

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Get some FREE pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP on 3/7/17 and help out the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Receive a FREE short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7am to 7pm (limit one per guest). On March 7, 2016, guests from around the country will once again celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants and enjoy a …

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Cereal Coupons for National Cereal Day March 7th

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 7, 2017 · 0 comments

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Happy National Cereal Day!  What’s your favorite?  I really love Special K.  It’s simple, but delicious. Print some coupons to save on your next box! Check Kellogg’s Family Rewards for Kellogg’s Cereal coupons! Check out Ibotta for these cash back offers: Honey Bunches of Oats Pecan & Maple Brown Sugar Cereal Pecan & Maple Brown Sugar variety – 14.5 …

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March is National Frozen Food Month, with TODAY, March 6th, being National Frozen Food DAY so prepare to see some great sales and some of the lowest prices all year on frozen products!   Make room in your freezers! And print these coupons on frozen foods! Coupons posted 3/6/17 …

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Get some FREE pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP on 3/7/17 and help out the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Receive a FREE short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7am to 7pm (limit one per guest). On March 7, 2016, guests from around the country will once again celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants and enjoy a …

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March is National Frozen Food Month so prepare to see some great sales and some of the lowest prices all year on frozen products!   Make room in your freezers! And print these coupons on frozen foods! Coupons posted 3/2/17 Find …

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Today, March 1, 2017 is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day!  So if you love peanut butter – today is your day! Check out some Peanut Butter coupons to print: $1/1 Peanut Butter & Co Peanut Butter Buy One, Get One Free Justin’s Peanut Butter + Banana Chip Snack Pack 1.3oz printable coupon More available Peanut Butter Coupons here. Prefer non-peanut …

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February 28 – Pancake Day | Celebrate with 15% off T-Fal at Target

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

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Today, February 28, 2017, is Pancake Day.  Which is different from National Pancake Day (on March 7th) and I’m not really sure why.  Today’s Pancake Day has something to do with Shrove Tuesday but why we have another Pancake day a week later is not clear to me. Regardless, Target is celebrate Pancake Day with a …

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February 24, 2017, is National Tortilla Chip Day!  Now, tortilla chips are no good by themselves.  BUT with some delicious guacamole – they’re great! The Best Homemade Guacamole 4 avocados 1/2 small red onion – chopped 3 roma tomatoes – seeded and diced small handful fresh cilantro leaves – chopped 2 tsp coarse sea salt 2 squirts of fresh lemon Slice avocados in …

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Recipe for National Chili Day February 23, 2017

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 22, 2017 · 0 comments

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The fourth Thursday of February is National Chili Day!  This year, that falls on February 23rd.  Time for one last pot of chili before the weather turns warmer! Here’s my recipe that came from my mom.  It can be doubled or halved to suit your needs. Mom’s Traditional Chili Recipe 1 1/2 to 2 lbs ground beef 1 or …

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National Margarita Day on February 22, 2017

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 21, 2017 · 0 comments

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Here’s a reason to hit happy hour today!  It’s National Margarita Day! It happens every year on February 22! Here’s some deals for you if you want to head out for a beverage later today. (Please drink responsibly!) If you don’t see your favorite ‘rita place on the list, it doesn’t mean they aren’t having a special!  It …

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February 20, 2017, is National Love Your Pet Day!   If you have pets you know they are part of your family.  They’re so easy to love.  Around here we sure love our Ladybug!  She brightens our days with her silly antics and kitty snuggles.  We named her Lady Guinevere and it went to her …

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