10x Rewards on Select Gift Cards at Safeway

10x Rewards on Select Gift Cards at Safeway

Saving Money
160/365 Safeway is having a gift card sale through Tuesday, March 19, 2019, with 10x rewards on gift cards in the Dining, Fashion, and Other categories. Make sure you add the coupon to your just for U account before heading to the store. Gift Cards Included While they are limited, there are some good retailers included in this sale. The…
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Unboxing Minnie Mouse Mystery Ears

Unboxing Minnie Mouse Mystery Ears

Disney, Saving Money
159/365 Last week, we found out that Claire's had Mystery Ears that were on sale for only $9.99 a pair, marked down from $14.99. Over the weekend, Maggie and I went to our two nearest Claire's, but they were sold out. I was determined to get my hands on a few of these ears to do an unboxing and add…
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Read Across America—For Free!

Read Across America—For Free!

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156/365 Today is Dr. Seuss's birthday, nationally recognized as Read Across America day. Maggie and I decided to celebrate today with a trip to our local public library. So here I sit writing, while she is snuggled up in a comfy chair reading. Perfect Saturday! Celebrating Dr. Seuss When I was teaching, I had a lot of fun with this…
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Trip Report: Universal Orlando (Part 1)

Trip Report: Universal Orlando (Part 1)

Saving Money, Travel
148/365 My kids LOVE Harry Potter. I read all of the books to them a few years ago. Now, the audio books are playing on our Echo device most days, and the movies are frequently chosen for family movie night. They both have wizard robes and wands, and know their Hogwarts House and Patronus. In 2017, we bought cheap annual…
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Target Circle

Target Circle

Saving Money
146/365 Target has introduced a new rewards system in beta, so if you reside in a few lucky cities, check your Target app to see if you can join Target Circle. Select Cities Target Circle started testing in Dallas-Fort Worth, and began expanding to a few other cities yesterday. If you live in Charlotte, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, and (yay!)…
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shopDisney Sale

shopDisney Sale

Disney, Saving Money
141/365 Now through Monday, shopDisney is having a sale with 25% off sitewide using the code DISNEYPAL. I like to shop these sales in order to get our Disney things ahead of time for less. Stack Your Savings I always start on the Sale page on the shopDisney site in order to stack discounts. Even sale items are 25% off,…
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Monopoly: Shop, Play, Win!

Monopoly: Shop, Play, Win!

Earning Money, Saving Money
137/365 I have a love-hate relationship with the Monopoly game from Safeway. While it's fun to collect the tickets and earn free stuff, it is really tedious and goes way too long. When I got to my folks' house the other day and saw the tickets that my dad had collected waiting for me, I groaned and said, "Monopoly? Already?!"…
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