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February

Get some FREE pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP on 2/27/18 and help out the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! (Note that it is happening EARLIER than usual this year – usually it’s in the first week of March.  Don’t miss it because of the date change!!)  Receive a FREE short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7am to …

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February 24, 2018, is National Tortilla Chip Day!   I feel like National Tortilla Day should also be on National Margarita Day instead of 2 days later.  But alas, they are different days.  Sounds like a good reason to treat yourself to margaritas TWICE – because you need a margariata to go with your tortilla chips…..and …

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National Margarita Day on February 22, 2018

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 21, 2018 · 0 comments

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National Margarita Day happens every year on February 22! Here’s some deals for you if you want to head out for a beverage to celebrate. (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 never hurts to ask if they’re offering a margarita special! (I’ll …

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Recipe for National Chili Day February 22, 2018

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 21, 2018 · 0 comments

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The fourth Thursday of February is National Chili Day!  This year, that falls on February 22nd.  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 …

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Get some FREE pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP on 2/27/18 and help out the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! (Note that it is happening EARLIER than usual this year – usually it’s in the first week of March.  Don’t miss it because of the date change!!)  Receive a FREE short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7am to …

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February 20, 2018, 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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Recipe for National Café Au Lait Day – February 17, 2018

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

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February 17th has been chosen as National Café Au Lait Day. What is Café Au Lait ? It is French for “coffee with milk” but traditional cafe au lait isn’t just coffee with any milk.  It’s coffee with hot milk. In honor of the holiday, KRUPS, the leader in coffee makers and kitchen appliances, has provided a Café Au Lait  recipe for you to …

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February 15th – Happy National Chocolate Candy Clearance Day!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 15, 2018 · 0 comments

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Happy National Chocolate Clerance Day!! Ok, I totally made that up. BUT be on the lookout for cheap Valentine’s candy today and in the days to follow!! Walgreens actually had some of theirs on clearance Tuesday night already. Target and Dollar General should have all their Valentine stuff in clearance sections. Let me know if you score any great deals!

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National Pizza Day Deals for February 9, 2018

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

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Pizza is wildly popular.  Obviously.  Because pizza has it’s own national day, week and month – none of which coincide.  February 9, 2018, is National Pizza DAY!  (National Pizza Week was back in January, there is a National Pizza PARTY Day in May and National Pizza Month isn’t until October). Here are the deals I’ve found …

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February 9, 2018,  is National Bagel Day!  (It’s also National Pizza Day – that’s a different post).  So I guess it’s Bagels for breakfast and pizza for lunch, right?  Sounds like a great day for bagel bites though if you ask me!  :D  We don’t have a lot of Bagel shops around here.  It looks like most are regional/local. …

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February 6, 2018, is National Frozen Yogurt Day!  YES!  I LOVE Frozen Yogurt.  This is a day that I am looking forward too!  If you have a frozen yogurt place near you, I’d pop in to see if they are having any specials.  (Some frozen yogurt places are locally owned/operated so just because they’re not …

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February 4, 2018: National Thank A Mail Carrier Day | Ideas Here!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 4, 2018 · 0 comments

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February 4, 2018, is National Thank A Mail Carrier Day.  In the profession I am in with Blogging/PR/Media Promotion/Reviews I get A LOT OF MAIL.  Add to that the fact that I’m an all around “order by mail” addict (Amazon Prime Pantry and Subscribe and Save and general ordering from Amazon because of free gift …

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February 4, 2018: National Homemade Soup Day | Recipes Here!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 3, 2018 · 0 comments

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February 4, 2018, is National Homemade Soup Day!  Celebrate this deal with a steaming bowl of delicious soup! I’m going to share with you this Seven Can Pantry Soup recipe!  (Or check below the recipe for links to more soups to try!) Seven Can Pantry Soup by Mackenzie at The Centsible Family  Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for …

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There are few great “National Day” celebrations coming up the beginning of February that will have freebies and deals!  I don’t have a FULL list of all the available deals yet – when I do, each day will get it’s own post – but I do want you to be aware these days are coming! Febraury …

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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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Recipe for National Café Au Lait Day – February 17, 2017

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

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February 17th has been chosen as National Café Au Lait Day. What is Café Au Lait ? It is French for “coffee with milk” but traditional cafe au lait isn’t just coffee with any milk.  It’s coffee with hot milk. In honor of the holiday, KRUPS, the leader in coffee makers and kitchen appliances, has provided a Café Au Lait  recipe for you to …

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