I'm hoping everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! As kids
make their way back into the classrooms, you can hear that
collective sigh from parents around the world. That sigh of
"after 3 months I have time to myself!"
If you're a teacher you're just getting back to work, how would you
like a free planner and folder samples? It's
one less thing you have to buy for the classroom. Just fill
in the form and pick the products you need (a school name is
required). Teachers can also get a free 24x36 "Huddle up with
a good book" poster. School name and address are required
on the form.
Now is a great time to get a free family portrait from Walmart.
It's a new year and a great time for everyone to sign up for their
birthday freebies! All you have to do is sign up for the offers
that you like below. Sometime during your birthday month you'll
receive an email with instructions on how to claim your freebie,
you may have to print a coupon or sometimes it's as easy as showing
I.D.. Grab yourself free meals all day long, or $5 off some shoes.
Figuring out what presents to buy (and for whom) can be daunting. If you're still stumped on what to give some of the ladies on your list for the holidays, a beauty gift set can be the solution -- they are pretty packages filled with goodies, who wouldn't want them?
Picking one up may be a no-brainer, but pairing it with an accessory makes them a little extra special and unique. Check out some of these inexpensive gift sets and some ideas for additions to show a little extra love:
Now that summer is gone, the tan that you've worked so hard on will eventually be too. Getting a spray tan is a quick solution to keeping you looking sun-kissed, but it can be a challenge maintaining it. Depending on where you go, average costs of spray tans are usually around $25 to $60--and sometimes can even be up to $100. If you've decided to opt-in for a fabulous airbrush tan, prolonging it is essential for making the most out of each session and the money you spend.
Here are some tips for getting the best spray tan and making it last:
Cosmetics can get really expensive, especially if you favor higher priced name brands. A recent article reported that Estee Lauder Group (which manufactures 27 brands including Clinique, MAC, Origins, and Smashbox) has raised the prices of its cosmetic brands by eight to ten percent on average. These prices increases may not have an effect on some of us, but if you're on a tight budget being able to save a few extra bucks matters.
Nevertheless, you can still be a better beauty shopper.
These are just a few tip on how you can save some money and make the most out of your cosmetic purchases:
Summer is coming quickly, and with that comes tank tops and
swimsuits. For women, it also means more shaving! Don't
worry though; I've come up with some green and frugal options for
shaving gels. I hate spending $4 a can on the crazy shave gels; not
to mention exposing my body to all the toxins in them. The
containers aren't exactly green either, so as much as I can avoid
them, I do.
Here are some of the easy and cheap shaving cream alternatives I've
discovered over the past few years: