August

August 31, 2019 – International Bacon Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 30, 2019 · 0 comments

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The Saturday before Labor Day is International Bacon Day.  Not to be confused with the regular, not international, Bacon Day on December 30th every year. I don’t make this stuff up people, I just report it. But since someone, somewhere thinks this is a day to celebrate bacon, why not celebrate bacon?  I do love some bacon! (adsbygoogle = …

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Diatomaceous Earth has it’s own National Day but do you know what it is?  Well, I’m about to tell you!  I use it for pest control around my house in place of chemicals, poisons and harsh insecticides.  And here’s why: Diatomaceous earth is made from the fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Their skeletons are …

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National Toilet Paper Day Deals and Savings – August 26, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 27, 2019 · 0 comments

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Toilet paper math IS the hardest kind of math!  But hopefully I can make it more simple for you. With toilet paper coming in so many different sized packs (6 mega rolls, 12 double rolls,  8 big rolls) you may think it’s difficult to figure out the best price.  (I know it was hard for my at …

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August 26, 2098, is National DOG Day! To celebrate national dog day, this post brings you sale savings for your canine companion, a homemade treat recipe from Carrington Farms to show them how much you love them and some safety tips from from TurfMutt.  Keep reading below for those things, but FIRST, the sales and savings! Pup-inspired savings: Red Roof …

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National Thrift Store Day – Saturday, August 17, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 15, 2019 · 0 comments

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 is National Thrift Shop (or Thrift Store) Day! In the past, Goodwill stores have offered deals on National Thrift Shop Day.  I have not seen an official announcement from Goodwill yet for 2019 but it looks like some the Atlanta-area stores will be having specials. It’s worth checking with your local stores to see …

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August 16, 2019 – National Rum Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 12, 2019 · 0 comments

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    “Why is the rum gone?”  You’d better not be asking this question on Friday, August 16, 2019, because that is National Rum Day!  Captain Jack approves of this day! I did find a few specials and good news, they’re not just happening on one day! Applebee’s: Applebee’s is offering $1 Rum Mai Tai cocktails all during the month …

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Don’t miss out on FREE bowling this weekend! Here’s a National Day I can get excited about!  We love to go bowling! National Bowling Day is Saturday, August 10, 2019! Participating BowlMor Lanes, AMF, Brunswick Zone and Bowlero locations are offering visitors a free game of bowling during National Bowling Day!  All you have to do is  sign up for the …

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International Cat Day – August 8, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 7, 2019 · 0 comments

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Lady would argue that EVERY day should be “International Cat Day”.  But officially, it’s just the one day.  August 8, 2019, is International Cat Day. This was Lady’s response when I told her today was her day: Last year on International Cat Day, I introduced you to our 6 month old kittens.  Well, now those six month …

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Here’s a National Day I can get excited about!  We love to go bowling! National Bowling Day is Saturday, August 10, 2019! Participating BowlMor Lanes, AMF, Brunswick Zone and Bowlero locations are offering visitors a free game of bowling during National Bowling Day!  All you have to do is  sign up for the Bowlero MVB Rewards Program and your free game …

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This is another day I can fully support!  August 4, 2019, is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!    I was really disappointed in the number of deals I found for today (I’m looking at YOU, Great American Cookie Company!) …BUT it’s easy enough to whip up a delicious batch of chocolate chip cookies at home…SO …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019, is National Root Beer Float Day! I’ve never really cared for root beer.  But if a float is your thing, then Tuesday is your day!  Here’s where you can snag some free/cheap Root Beer Floats: A&W Restaurants On August 6th, stop into any A&W restaurant and receive a free small root beer from 2-8pm.  …

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Back-to-School Tax Free Shopping Weekends August 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 2, 2019 · 0 comments

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Can you believe it’s time to start thinking about back to school shopping already?? Here’s a list of states having a back-to-school-tax free shopping weekend for 2018!  Tax free does not mean that the tax rate will be 0% in all areas.  Participating states will be waiving the STATE tax but there are still city and …

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Happy National Coloring Book Day! National Coloring Book Day falls on August 2, 2019.  Do you like to color?  I always have! Dover publishes great coloring books for all ages and interests and they are giving away FREE coloring pages for National Coloring Book Day AND if you sign up and print your free coloring pages by …

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Did you know that DIAPERS will be tax free in most states that are having “Back to School Tax Free Shopping Weekends”?  Yes!  DIAPERS!   medianet_width = “728”; medianet_height = “20”; medianet_crid = “462686589”; medianet_versionId = “111299”; (function() { …

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Back-to-School Tax Free Shopping Weekends 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 6, 2019 · 0 comments

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Can you believe it’s time to start thinking about back to school shopping already?? Here’s a list of states having a back-to-school-tax free shopping weekend for 2018!  Tax free does not mean that the tax rate will be 0% in all areas.  Participating states will be waiving the STATE tax but there are still city and …

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Who knew Diatomaceous Earth had it’s own National Day?  I’ve only recently discovered it myself.  But now I use it for pest control around my house in place of chemicals, poisons and harsh insecticides. Diatomaceous earth is made from the fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Their skeletons are made of a natural substance called …

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August 26, 2018, is National DOG Day! To celebrate national dog day, this post brings you sale savings for your canine companion, a homemade treat recipe from Carrington Farms to show them how much you love them and some safety tips from from TurfMutt. There are some sales to go along with today to help you save on what …

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August 16, 2018 – National Rum Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 16, 2018 · 0 comments

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    “Why is the rum gone?”  You’d better not be asking this question today, because today, August 16, 2017, is National Rum Day!  Captain Jack approves of this day! I’ve got nothing for you in the way of deals today.  But if you feel like kicking back and watching the antics of rum-soaked pirates as the run …

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Here’s a National Day I can get excited about!  We love to go bowling! National Bowling Day is August 11, 2018! Participating BowlMor Lanes, AMF, Brunswick Zone and Bowlero locations are offering visitors a free game of bowling during National Bowling Day! Simply download the BowlMojis app to claim your free game of bowling! Valid on Saturday, August 11th.   Shoe rental …

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International Cat Day – August 8, 2018

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 8, 2018 · 0 comments

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Lady would argue that EVERY day should be “International Cat Day”.  But officially, it’s just the one day.  August 8, 2018, is International Cat Day. I thought I would take this day as an opportunity to tell you about something I haven’t told you yet! Meet our kittens!  They are almost 6 months old now but we …

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