Mother’s Day Giveaway Event featuring Puritan’s Pride (ends May 2)

At Christmas my mother asked for the Puritan’s Pride Hair, Skin and Nails Formula as well as the Daily vitamin. Of course I had to get those things and a few more for her, but then I thought wouldn’t it be fun to do a giveaway of my mother’s favorite Puritan’s Pride items for Mother’s… [Continue Reading]

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Comicpalooza! It’s coming to Houston and we have a ticket giveaway! (ends May 12)

It’s HERE again! Comicpalooza at the George R Brown Convention Center, May 23-26.  Last year’s event was fabulous and I’ve had people asking me if we were going again this year – better yet they wanted to know if we were going to have a ticket giveaway – and we are! Haven’t heard of Comicpalooza… [Continue Reading]

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Disneynature Earth Takes You to the Ends of the Planet

    Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #4 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Earth. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and… [Continue Reading]

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Shop Your Way Sears Gift Card Giveaway: $75 for you $25 for a friend (ends 4/25/2014)

One of the hardest people to by for is my husband and my dad.  I honestly never know what to get them and it’s fun to learn that I can actually have my own personal shopper help me out in more ways that one. Find out about Personal Shopper, just in time to grab a… [Continue Reading]

10 things I hate about STAAR testing

Today’s the BIG day.  The long awaited for and long anticipated day. Now it’s not her birthday or Christmas, it’s STAAR testing day. What’s so special about that you ask? Well for this Texas parent hopefully it means we can finally get back to the business of education instead of the business of test taking.… [Continue Reading]

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African Cats: Disneynature Ventures into Africa’s Heartland

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #3 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s African Cats. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its… [Continue Reading]

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Buying into spring cleaning! New Bissell Steam Mop available at Best Buy starting 4/13!

  It’s Spring Cleaning time and with Spring Break , Easter, STAAR testing and a busy schedule I decided it was time to find a one stop multi purpose steam mop since the way things are working now I have a broom, a mop, a small sweeper, a large sweeper and swiffer mops. Try lugging… [Continue Reading]

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Celebrate Earth Day with Disney Nature’s Bears

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #2 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Bears. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its many… [Continue Reading]

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Today is not as bad as being an empty nester – but almost

My first greeting of the day was “Happy Good Friday mommy.” It was a lovely greeting from my always cheerful morning child, but before she even finishes the sentence I think “It’s Dede’s birthday.” It is my oldest daughter’s 19th birthday. Unfortunately it’s a milestone that I’ll be missing because she lives in Ohio and… [Continue Reading]

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Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee Educates and Entertains

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #1 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its many… [Continue Reading]

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Score for this Super Soccer Giveaway featuring Playstation 4 and more! (Three prizes and winners -ends May 12, 2014)

Every four years the greatest soccer celebration takes place during the world’s most widely viewed sporting event. To get ready for the Brazil Fantasygol.com is sponsoring an awesome soccer themed giveaway. Fantasygol.com is the first fantasy sport game website created exclusively for soccer. You can easily login using Facebook or Twitter, choose your players from… [Continue Reading]

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Swing into Spring with this Tucson Cedar Swingset Giveaway (ends

Welcome to the Swing Into Spring Giveaway! Hosted by The Link Fairy It’s that time of the year where parents and kids are looking to get outside and have some fun! What better way to do that than in your own backyard? Who needs to pack up and go to the park when you could… [Continue Reading]

The whole family was loving this lasagna recipe and dinner using Red Gold

Lasagna is one of my family’s favorite meals. When Mr. Money Saving Parent walked in from work last night he said, “Oh that smells good” and of course took the the opportunity to tell me how rarely I make a pan of lasagna. Well I thought it was always a lot of work! It literally… [Continue Reading]

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Interview with finance expert Stuart Ritter on parenting and money

See what advice and tips finance expert Stuart Ritter can offer me and Money Saving Parent readers as we talk about parenting and money: How parents can change their financial habits to benefit the whole family Becoming better financial role models for our children Apps for success Children, chores and allowances You can also see… [Continue Reading]

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Tax Day is Here, but is Compliance Necessary?

Today is April 15, and you know what that means? It’s Tax Day, the final day to complete tax filing, submit forms to the IRS with a check for payment, or wait (im)patiently to receive your refund check. The days leading up to Tax Day are stressful for some. But does it have to be… [Continue Reading]

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Disneynature Earth Takes You to the Ends of the Planet

    Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #4 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Earth. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and (Continue Reading…);

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African Cats: Disneynature Ventures into Africa’s Heartland

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #3 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s African Cats. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its (Continue Reading…);

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Celebrate Earth Day with Disney Nature’s Bears

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #2 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Bears. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its many (Continue Reading…);

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Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee Educates and Entertains

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #1 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its many (Continue Reading…);

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Disneynature Earth Takes You to the Ends of the Planet

    Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #4 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Earth. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and (Continue Reading…);

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African Cats: Disneynature Ventures into Africa’s Heartland

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #3 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s African Cats. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its (Continue Reading…);

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Celebrate Earth Day with Disney Nature’s Bears

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #2 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Bears. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its many (Continue Reading…);

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Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee Educates and Entertains

Greetings, Money Saving Parents! This is entry #1 in my Countdown to Earth Day series, a review of Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee. I plan to review different Disney Nature films throughout the week and encourage families to watch each of these highly educational documentaries as they celebrate the planet on which we live and its many (Continue Reading…);

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National Geographic Kids: Activities & Educational Resources

Kids don’t get outdoors the way they did in the past. Decades ago, it was common for children to play outdoors; breathing in the fresh, clean air, exploring a local wooded area, or otherwise enjoying physical activity with family and friends. The home has taken the place of the great outdoors for a large percentage (Continue Reading…);

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Recyclebank: Working to Make the World Cleaner and Greener

Do you often feel like your efforts to make the world cleaner and greener are too small to matter? Many people do, and they often wonder how they and others can make a real difference. There is one organization that is working to make waste less wasteful with a network that spans across the nation. (Continue Reading…);

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Petbrosia: Ambrosia for my dog (Review and giveaway)

The more I learn about the food that our dog Jack eats, the harder I work to find him quality dog foods. He’s older now and experiencing some minor health issues like skin allergies and such but I’d still like to see many healthy, happy years with my West Highland White Terrier (who is at (Continue Reading…);

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House of Doolittle does office supplies right: Business planner and calendar

With the beginning of the new year I was determined to become even more organized than I am.  I admit, I’m a pen and paper sort of gal – yes even with all the work I do on the Internet, there is just something about having a calendar or notebook which appeals to me. With (Continue Reading…);

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Mother’s Day Giveaway Event featuring Puritan’s Pride (ends May 2)

At Christmas my mother asked for the Puritan’s Pride Hair, Skin and Nails Formula as well as the Daily vitamin. Of course I had to get those things and a few more for her, but then I thought wouldn’t it be fun to do a giveaway of my mother’s favorite Puritan’s Pride items for Mother’s (Continue Reading…);

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Comicpalooza! It’s coming to Houston and we have a ticket giveaway! (ends May 12)

It’s HERE again! Comicpalooza at the George R Brown Convention Center, May 23-26.  Last year’s event was fabulous and I’ve had people asking me if we were going again this year – better yet they wanted to know if we were going to have a ticket giveaway – and we are! Haven’t heard of Comicpalooza (Continue Reading…);

Shop Your Way Sears Gift Card Giveaway: $75 for you $25 for a friend (ends 4/25/2014)

One of the hardest people to by for is my husband and my dad.  I honestly never know what to get them and it’s fun to learn that I can actually have my own personal shopper help me out in more ways that one. Find out about Personal Shopper, just in time to grab a (Continue Reading…);

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Score for this Super Soccer Giveaway featuring Playstation 4 and more! (Three prizes and winners -ends May 12, 2014)

Every four years the greatest soccer celebration takes place during the world’s most widely viewed sporting event. To get ready for the Brazil Fantasygol.com is sponsoring an awesome soccer themed giveaway. Fantasygol.com is the first fantasy sport game website created exclusively for soccer. You can easily login using Facebook or Twitter, choose your players from (Continue Reading…);

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Comicpalooza! It’s coming to Houston and we have a ticket giveaway! (ends May 12)

It’s HERE again! Comicpalooza at the George R Brown Convention Center, May 23-26.  Last year’s event was fabulous and I’ve had people asking me if we were going again this year – better yet they wanted to know if we were going to have a ticket giveaway – and we are! Haven’t heard of Comicpalooza (Continue Reading…);

Find Your Kid a Summer Adventure with Kidventure.com

Summer is still a few months away but we are already seeing and hearing about summer camps and related programs for kids. These educational providers want to get the jump on things and let parents know what is available so they often start sending letters and e-mail in early spring. Here in Texas, there is (Continue Reading…);

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Family fun and adventures at the Southwest International Boat Show

The South West International Boat Show is just a week away! But what is this boat show she speaks of you may ask? It’s an amazing outdoor adventure in Houston filled with adventures and activities. Disclosure: I participated in a campaign with the South West International Boat Show and New Creative Media, however all opinions (Continue Reading…);

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One hot food truck fest: Haute Wheels Houston 2014

  Have you ever wished you could find all your favorite food trucks in one place and not have to travel all over Houston to find them during certain days and times? I know I have and that’s why I’m so excited to have the opportunity to share with you Haute Wheels 2014 a fun (Continue Reading…);

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10 things I hate about STAAR testing

Today’s the BIG day.  The long awaited for and long anticipated day. Now it’s not her birthday or Christmas, it’s STAAR testing day. What’s so special about that you ask? Well for this Texas parent hopefully it means we can finally get back to the business of education instead of the business of test taking. (Continue Reading…);

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Today is not as bad as being an empty nester – but almost

My first greeting of the day was “Happy Good Friday mommy.” It was a lovely greeting from my always cheerful morning child, but before she even finishes the sentence I think “It’s Dede’s birthday.” It is my oldest daughter’s 19th birthday. Unfortunately it’s a milestone that I’ll be missing because she lives in Ohio and (Continue Reading…);

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Petey from the Little Rascals and Cesar Millan share pet care tips

  Do you have a pet in your home? Are you thinking about getting one?  Petey from The Little Rascals and Cesar Millan share with you some pet care tips

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Help Your Child Reach the Highest Potential with K12.com

Elementary, middle school, and high school students and their parents are often dissatisfied with local public schools. Some public schools are fine, but others are less effective and still more are simply not able to meet the needs of certain students. One solution to this problem is k12.com, an internet resource for education. What Does (Continue Reading…);

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