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January

Ideas for International LEGO Day | January 28

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 27, 2018 · 0 comments

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January 28, 2018, is International LEGO day.  And this year, it’s a special anniversary!  The patent for LEGO bricks was filed on January 28, 1958.  That makes LEGO SIXTY YEARS OLD this year! You can celebrate by visiting a LEGOLAND Discovery Center near you (there are 9 locations in the US and 9 more locations worldwide). …

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Mom’s Best Chocolate Cake Recipe for National Chocolate Cake Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 27, 2018 · 0 comments

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Today, January 27, 2018, is National Chocolate Cake Day!  And I can’t believe I couldn’t find any deals on cake for today!  There aren’t any national deals but you might luck out and find somewhere local that’s offering a special.  A search of “national chocolate cake day” on Twitter brought up some tweets by family-owned …

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National Spouses Day January 26 | FREE Printable Notes

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 25, 2018 · 0 comments

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January 26, 2018 is National Spouses Day.  I know Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  But it might be nice to remind your spouse how much you love them on a day they aren’t expecting it! I have 3 printable options for love notes.  You can see them all in PDF form here. Get the free …

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January 25th has been chosen as National Irish Coffee Day.  It even has it’s own website. I don’t know who picks these – I’m just the bearer of the news…and in today’s case, a recipe!   (Slightly) Improved Irish Coffee By KRUPS Barista Sam Lewontin Ingredients 6oz. hot filter coffee* 1 1/2oz. Irish whiskey 1/2oz. Demerara syrup** 3 dashes Dale …

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National Popcorn Day Deals & Ideas for January 19, 2018 #NationalPopcornDay

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 18, 2018 · 0 comments

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Friday, January 19, 2017, is National Popcorn Day! And I have some savings to share with you to celebrate this day! Regal Cinemas: All Popcorn is 50% off on Friday, January 19,2017. Other movie theaters may be doing similar promotions!  Call yours to find out! If you don’t feel like going out to the movies to get popcorn, you can always …

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January 15, 2017 – National Hat Day

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

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  January 15, 2017, is National Hat Day!  I love wearing hats!  I have three I really like but I’m always on the hunt for more hats! In honor of National Hat Day – don a hat before you leave the house today! Don’t have enough hats?  Shop around for a new one (or three!) //

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21 Recipes for January National Slow Cooker Month

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 14, 2018 · 0 comments

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Did you know that January is National Slow Cooker Month? Makes sense because January is the middle of winter and there’s nothing better on a cold winter’s day than something warm and delicious that’s been simmering in the crockpot all day! What’s your favorite crockpot recipe?  Here are some for you to try this month, during …

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January 14, 2018, is National Dress Up Your Pet Day! I think pets in costumes are funny!  If your Fido or Kitty needs a costume, check out some of these choices from Amazon! The Animal Planet PET20104 Triceratops Dog Costume is available from Amazon – right now just $10.88 + FREE shipping! The dinosaur headpiece comes in 4 sizes to …

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January 13, 2018 – National Sticker Day AND National Rubber Ducky Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 12, 2018 · 0 comments

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Happy National Rubber Ducky Day! Yeah, I’m not real sure what to do with this day either…. But thankfully, it’s also National Sticker Day! That’s a bit more fun! Super Sticker Assortment -1000 Stickers – 10 Rolls >> Buy it here << Who didn’t love stickers as a kid? Funky Heart Stickers Roll 400 Assorted Colors And Designs Heart Shaped Stickers >> Buy it …

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January 8th is National Bubble Bath Day | Make Homemade Bubble Bath

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

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January 8, 2018, is National Bubble Bath Day! Do you take bubble baths?  I used to soak luxuriously in baths all the time.  Then I had a kid.  And now I’m more of a “do I have time to wash my entire body in the shower this time” kind of person. Here’s some interesting facts on Bubble …

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National Pizza Week Recipes and Savings | January 7-13, 2018

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 7, 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.  This week, January 7-13, 2018, is National Pizza Week!  (National Pizza Day will come up on February 9th and National Pizza Month isn’t until October). I wasn’t able to find any pizza deals.  I think all the …

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January is National Puzzle Month | January 29th is National Puzzle Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 6, 2018 · 0 comments

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January 29th, 2018 is National Puzzle Day although some sources are saying all of January is National Puzzle MONTH.  Which makes sense because a good puzzle may take you a month to put together! We love doing puzzles at our house.  If you’re lacking in puzzles, you should get some.  They’re great fun and with everything …

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Love legumes?  Honestly, my favorite beans are of the coffee variety.  But I don’t think those count for National Bean Day on January 6th.  Navy, red, kidney, lima, or black are the beans of the day today.   I think I’ll celebrate National Bean Day with chili beans – in a big pot of chili on this cold, …

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Friday, January 5, 2018, is National Whipped Cream Day! I don’t typically eat whipped cream right out of the container so how about some recipes for National Whipped Cream day that incorporate Whipped Cream? I have this super easy Key Lime Pie recipe! And then these Sweet, Simple, Strawberry Shortcakes wouldn’t be complete if they weren’t topped with some whipped …

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Thursday, January 4, 2018, is National Spaghetti Day! Who is going to have Spaghetti for dinner?? Here is my recipe for Baked Spaghetti Casserole.  It’s usually what I do with spaghetti night leftovers but I think tonight I’ll just make it. Or you can always go out for Spaghetti. Spaghetti Warehouse – Spaghetti Warehouse is celebrating National Spaghetti Day for TWO Days!  On …

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Today is National Chocolate Cake Day!  And I can’t believe I couldn’t find any deals on cake for today!  There aren’t any national deals but you might luck out and find somewhere local that’s offering a special.  A search of “national chocolate cake day” on Twitter brought up some tweets by family-owned bakeries and small …

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Ideas for International LEGO Day | January 28

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

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January 28, 2017, is International LEGO day.   The patent for LEGO bricks was filed on January 28, 1958.  That makes LEGO 59 years old this year! You can celebrate by visiting a LEGOLAND Discovery Center near you (there are 9 locations in the US and 9 more locations worldwide).  Or head to LEGOLAND in California, Florida …

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National Spouses Day January 26 | FREE Printable Notes

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 25, 2017 · 0 comments

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January 26, 2017 is National Spouses Day.  I know Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  But it might be nice to remind your spouse how much you love them on a day they aren’t expecting it! I have 3 printable options for love notes.  You can see them all in PDF form here. Get the free …

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January 25th has been chosen as National Irish Coffee Day.  It even has it’s own website. I don’t know who picks these – I’m just the bearer of the news…and in today’s case, a recipe! In honor of the holiday, KRUPS, the leader in coffee makers and kitchen appliances, has provided an improved Irish Coffee recipe for …

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Monday, January 23, 2017, is National Pie Day!  Now this sounds like a day worth celebrating! Here are where you can get free or discount pie! Baker’s Square  – $2 off any whole pie Bob Evans – three coupons to print here.  FREE Slice of Pie on 1/23 only (with purchase of adult entree), $2 off any whole pie …

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