Cents of Style: 2 for $20 Kimonos!

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I’m digging these kimonos from Cents of Style. They are the perfect piece for any weather and a MUST HAVE for your summer AND fall wardrobe. There are 25 different styles and one size fits most.

They are totally modern and are the perfect addition to level up your shorts, pencil skirts, or even your best skinny jeans. The flowy silhouette of these kimonos make for a flattering, comfortable fit that you will love adding to a variety of outfits! For date night layer it over a little black dress and some strappy heels, or for a more casual laid back look pair it with a simple white tee, your favorite shorts, and sandals.

kimonoYou can wear these over your swimsuits for the perfect coverup too! The possibilities are ENDLESS! Use code KIMONO20 and get 2 for $20 and you will also score FREE SHIPPING. This deal is only good through 8/9/19!

Talk Back: I love the flamingo kimono (above) and the cactus one (below). Which is your favorite?

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Cents of Style: 2 For Tuesday- Accessory BLOWOUT- 7/16/19- 2 For $14

Cents of Style has a really fun sale for their 2 For Tuesday this week. TWO accessories for only $14 which makes each item ONLY $7.00 apiece when two or more are purchased making many items 65% off!

AccessoriesThere are 35 AMAZING accessories to choose from including dad hats, sunglasses, hair accessories, and belts!!

Use Coupon  Code ACCESSORY14 at checkout to take advantage of this incredible deal!

Check out just a few of the awesome choices:

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Choose 5 Freebies from Shutterfly!

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I love Shutterfly– and tomorrow until midnight Pacific Time, you can choose 5 out of 15 freebies with code YOUPICK.

Choose From:

  • 1 Desktop plaque 5×5 or 5×7
  • 1 Cotton Tote (limited quantities)
  • 1 Phone Card Holder
  • 1 Key Chain
  • 1 5×7 easel back Canvas
  • 1 5×8 Notebook
  • 1 Phone Ring Holder
  • 1 Phone Case
  • 1 Metal Ornament
  • 1 Puzzle
  • 1 Mouse Pad
  • 1 Set of Playing Cards
  • 1 Bottle Opener
  • 1 Small Luggage Tag
  • 1 Can Cooler

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Just pay shipping/Handling & tax! To get started, click here. 

These items make great gifts, and this is a perfect way to make photo gifts for the holidays and stay on budget!

10 Tips to Stay on Budget for Groceries

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I frequently get skeptical looks, the side eye, or people thinking I’m starving my kids when I tell them that our grocery budget is $80/week.

It takes a lot of work, but it is doable. I cook a lot from scratch- it’s healthy, cheap, and I can control what goes into each dish (hidden veggies, fruit, less sugar, etc.). I can make a cheese pizza at home for less than $4, and that is enough pizza for the kids for two meals!

Here are a few of our family tactics to stay on budget:

  1. CASH! Go to the bank/ATM and get your grocery money out of the bank every week. This is a great way to start. I get $80 out of the ATM each Saturday for the upcoming weeks’ groceries.
  2. Inventory your Fridge, Freezer, and Pantry. Bonus- You’ll also find stuff that needs to be thrown out or donated. If you are looking for kitchen inventory printables, I like the kitchen inventories here. They are great printables.
  3. Menu Plan. Start by using what you’ve got on-hand. Eat food that’s on sale or in season. We eat a lot of strawberries in the summer because they are cheap!
  4. Make a grocery list. Stick to the list Don’t be afraid to substitute brands, or make changes based on what is on sale, or any in-store markdowns you find.
  5. Don’t be afraid to go to more than one store. I’m not saying run all over town, but going to two stores is OK. In our area, there are a 99 Cents Only store and a Grocery Outlet in the same shopping Center. I hit up both each week. Then, on the way home, I stop at Food4Less and buy milk (cheapest in town!), eggs, and bread (if 99 Cents Only doesn’t have the high protein bread we like).
  6. Eat Less Meat. Not only does it save money, but it’s better for the environment.
  7. Take advantage of local resources. There are a few food co-ops in our area. Additionally, there are free produce distributions too. A couple of my friends and I split a co-op lot twice a month. It comes out to less than $20 per person, and we get all kinds of cool stuff. A quick google search can help you find both in your area.  In the summer, we take advantage of Kid’s free lunches too.
  8. Coupon and/or use money-saving apps.  My complete list of apps can be found here. Right now my favorite apps are Fetch Rewards and Ibotta.  I love that I can use Fetch at any store. It helps because I shop a lot of Grocery Outlet and 99 Cents Only.
  9. Speaking of which… Don’t forget to check out stores like 99 Cents Only. There are all kinds of great bargains. Here is my list of 10 Great Buys at 99 Cents Only!
  10. Be Flexible. Some weeks you will go over budget. It happens. Sometimes you need to stock up on staples, or your family wants to eat something that isn’t on sale. Sometimes you really want to order a pizza and wings. That’s OK! Frugality is a journey, it’s not a punishment or a life of austerity and suffering. You can still live a fun, full life while being frugal.

Talk Back: Share a few of your families tips for staying on budget?

A Sizzling Summer Flash Sale at Schoola!

Schoola.comBlink, and you’ll miss this flash sale! Get 75% off orders with code SUPERFLASH at Schoola.com. Offer valid 6/25/19-6/26/19 only.

And if you are new to Schoola, sign up here and earn $10 off your first order!

And another thing I love about Schoola, in addition to helping schools, and keeping clothes out of landfills, is that the shipping is really cheap (or free).

I’ll be picking up some light colored clothes to tie dye! I love the $3 Finds in the Closeout Closet! Only at Schoola.com.

This sale at Schoola is a great way to start your back to school shopping!

Fine Print: Not valid on previous purchases. Discounts and credits do not apply toward shipping or promotional minimums. Discounts are applied to the post-credit order value. New-with-tags items are not eligible for purchase with discounts or credits.

And as always, FREE SHIPPING on orders of $25 or more on the first 10 items.

Today Only! Shutterfly Freebies!

I love Shutterfly– and today only, you can choose 5 out of 15 freebies with code HOTFREEBIES.

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Choose From:

  • 1 Desktop plaque 5×5 or 5×7
  • 1 Cotton Tote (limited quantities)
  • 1 Set of 12 Pencils
  • 1 Small Dog Toy
  • 1 5×7 easel back Canvas
  • 1 5×8 Notebook
  • 1 Resuable Bag
  • 1 11oz White Mug
  • 1 Photo Key Chain
  • 1 Mouse Pad
  • 1 Set of Coasters
  • 1 Metal Ornament
  • 1 Set of Playing Cards
  • 1 Placemat
  • 1 Small Luggage Tag

 

Just pay shipping/Handling & tax! To get started, click here. 

Fashion Friday: Patriotic Collection 50% OFF (Starting at $7.50) With Code FIREWORKS

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**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Are you ready for this deal? This week for Fashion Friday, Cents of Style is hooking you up with their Patriotic Collection at 50% OFF With Coupon Code FIREWORKS. 

Sizes range from S-3XL and prices start at ONLY $7.50- Oh, and Free Shipping!

Hell yes! Shirts, dresses, shorts, rompers, accessories, you name it!

 

If you are interested, you best get to getting, this deal won’t last long!

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