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#MomSavings Twitter party- over $300 in prizes!

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How can you make Mother’s Day special without giving into spendy marketing schemes? Come share your tips and memories with us at our Mother’s Day Twitter party!

Home Depot #SpringintoSavings Twitter Party!

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Spring is here, and Savings.com and Home Depot want to help you start your spring projects with inspiration, tips, and extra cash!

#EasterSavings Twitter party- $250 in prizes!

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Easter is just around the corner. Let’s talk Easter traditions, recipes, and ways to save!

#TaxTimeSavings Twitter Party- Over $1000 in Prizes!

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It’s Tax Season, and obviously we are all very excited for the partiest time of the year. But we heard this crazy rumor that not everyone was super excited to do their taxes- and that some people still haven’t done theirs! We have no way of knowing if that’s true, but just in case, we’re talking last-minute tax tips and giving away over $1000 in prizes, including 10 TurboTax codes for FREE federal tax filing software (up to $1000 value each)!

#SpringSavings Twitter party- $300 in prizes!

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Spring cleaning: do people really do it, or is it all a huge conspiracy? Come find out, and share tips for making spring cleaning (if it is indeed real) as painless and frugal as possible! Plus, we have $300 in prizes to give away!

Join us on Tuesday, March 18th at 6pm PT/ 9pm ET in the #SpringSavings hashtag on Twitter!

#ValentineSavings Twitter party- over $350 in prizes!

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It’s easy to drop a lot of money on Valentine’s Day, and many companies would have you believe it’s necessary. But after extensive research, we’ve concluded that it is not in fact necessary to spend money to tell people you love them. Let’s exchange ideas about how to enjoy Valentine’s Day without breaking the bank!

Join us on Tuesday, February 4th at 6pm PT/ 9pm ET in the #ValentineSavings hashtag on Twitter!

Hosts: @cleverlysimple @savewithshellie @prettyfrugal @savingsmania

#HealthierSavings Twitter party – $350 in prizes!

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Allegra

It’s a new year, and gyms are packed with people who have vowed to get healthier in 2014. But it’s tough to keep that resolution if you don’t have support. That’s where we come in! Let’s get together and chat about how to stay healthy- and frugal- in the new year!

Join us on Tuesday, January 21st at 6pm PT/ 9pm ET in the #HealthierSavings hashtag on Twitter.

Hosts: @survivingstores @crystalecollins @couponing101 @lhliving @givemeneither @thesamicone

RSVP: Put the link to your Twitter handle below.

An in-depth look at the best times to save this summer

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Summer vacation possibilities are endless…sort of. There’s plenty of nice weather and (ideally) free time, but summer activities can get pricey- that is, if you don’t know how to plan for them.

To help you out, we’ve pored over a ton of data collected from our site to come up with the the definitive best times to buy various items.

Updated with winners!: We’re celebrating our site redesign with an Amazon gift card giveaway!

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THE WINNERS: Congratulations to users Mrs. MMommyy, Serenefairy2, @Lavesq and @checkkers! You’ve been emailed/ tweeted at with instructions on how to claim your prize. If for some reason it doesn’t reach you, please email me at aringo@savings.com using the email address you’d like me to send the Amazon gift card to!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated, your feedback was extremely helpful!

We’re excited to announce that our site has undergone a makeover! Our team worked very hard to give the site a more user-friendly feel. And we’re celebrating by giving away 4 $50 Amazon gift cards!

Let Ryan Gosling Take the Edge off Tax Day

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Ok, before you’re scared away by the words “Tax Day,” hear me out. I know taxes can be painful. They’re tedious, potentially costly, and you’re never quite sure you did them right. But we at Savings.com are on a mission to highlight the pros of Tax Day. First, there are the Tax Day freebies. Second, there’s the potential for a refund! And most importantly…there’s Tax Day Ryan Gosling.

Dog ownership on a budget

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(Pictured: Pistachio Ringo. Photo credit: Erin West)

Happy National Puppy Day! You’re probably busy enjoying all the National Puppy Day barbecues and parades, but if you need a break from all the action, I’ve compiled my best tips on frugal dog ownership.

Pi Day Deals and Freebies for your Every Pie Need

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As you know doubt are aware, today is Pi Day! What’s that? You haven’t heard of this obscure “holiday” that rose to popularity in the last 10 years?

For the uninitiated, March 14th (3/14) is Pi Day, an annual celebration of the famed mathematical constant. Over the years, we have broadened the holiday to include Pi’s more popular homophone counterpart- pie. In honor of Pi(e) Day, here’s a list of the best Pi Day deals and freebies across the country.

Top Alternative Uses for Girl Scout Cookies

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Image courtesy of Girl Scouts of Rhode Island.

It’s that time of year again- the time when we have way, way too many Girl Scout cookies around. Sure, it’s fun at first. But a couple of pants sizes later, you may be looking for some ways to use up these delicious little guys. I’ve got you covered- here are the top alternative uses for Girl Scout cookies.

Top 10 Alternative Uses for Livestrong Bracelets

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By now, we’re all aware of Lance Armstrong’s fall from grace. In an interview with Oprah this week, the pro cycling champion and Livestrong founder admitted to doping to win his seven Tour de France titles.

Naturally, the public isn’t too crazy about Armstrong these days. But what to do with all those yellow Livestrong bracelets we collected over the years? Here are a few ideas.

Tax Day 2012 Deals and Freebies

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Allegra

Ah, the sweet embrace of tax season. The red tape, the last-minute scrambling, the wishing that you didn’t take that one freelance job that somehow means you now owe thousands more than you otherwise would have. Is it too late to register as a corporation? Also, do dogs count as dependents? What if they’re especially needy, though? Are you SURE?! Fine. Note to self: obtain a child in the next fiscal year.

To take the edge off this stressful time of year, we’ve rounded up the best Tax Day deals and freebies we could find. Here’s to an as-painless-as-possible Tax Day!

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