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August

August 20, 2017, is National Lemonade Day! But is it really national lemonade day?  Some sources say no.  Regardless, it’s summer, it’s hot, and lemonade is the solution!  And places are having deals on August 20th regardless on whether it’s officially lemonade day or not. What’s your favorite lemonade?  I love Chick-fil-a’s lemonade!  Unfortunately, Chick-fil-a is closed on Sundays, …

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August 21, 2017 – Solar Eclipse Day Deals & Specials

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 19, 2017 · 0 comments

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Solar Eclipse Day Deals and Specials!  Who knew?  There are actually going to be some!  I’ll update this list if I hear of anymore! Ace Hardware: Ace Hardware will be having a site wide event to celebrate the upcoming eclipse with its Pre-Eclipse Sale, starting at 6 PM EST on Sunday, 8/20/2017, running though Noon EST on …

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August 16, 2017 – National Rum Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 16, 2017 · 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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Lady would argue that EVERY day should be “International Cat Day”.  But officially, it’s just the one day.  August 8, 2017 is International Cat Day. The last couple days I’ve done a few cat-centric posts.  Thanks to International Cat Day there are some new things coming out for kitties: New Hartz Delectables Squeezeups Treats New Grain, …

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 August 6, 2017, is National Root Beer Float Day! I’ve never really cared for root beer.  But if a float is your thing, then Sunday is your day!  I found two places giving out free root beer floats with purchase! A&W Restaurants Get a FREE Small Root Beer Float with any purchase on August 6, 2017, at participating …

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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – August 4, 2017

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 3, 2017 · 0 comments

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This is another day I can fully support!  August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!    I was really disappointed in the number of deals I found for today…BUT it’s easy enough to whip up a delicious batch of chocolate chip cookies at home…SO I guess we will be staying in and making our …

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photo credit: United States Coast Guard August 4, 2017 is National Coast Guard Day.  This is a day set aside to celebrate and honor the courageous work of the Coast Guard. The United States Coast Guard is one of the five US Armed Forces. It is a maritime, military and multi-missioned service. It operates under the Department …

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National Coloring Book Day – August 2, 2017

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 2, 2017 · 0 comments

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Happy National Coloring Book Day! Do you like to color?  I always have!  Here are some books to indulge your creative side.  Go ahead and get one, because it’s National Coloring Book Day! Coloring Book for Adults: Amazing Swirls – $5.98 Adult Coloring Book: Island Dreams: Vacation, Summer and Beach: Dream and Relax with Gorgeous Illustrations – $4.49  “The …

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Viewing Tips for the Solar Eclipse (August 21, 2017)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 26, 2017 · 0 comments

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In case you haven’t been paying attention, there will be a RARE opportunity to view a total (or near total, depending on your exact location) solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.   It will be visible in totality only within a band across the entire contiguous United States.  Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth’s surface, …

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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! Here’s a list of other items that you might not have thought of that are tax free: Printers Printer Ink Computers Computer Software (excluding games) Books that are under $30 per book …

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