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Walgreens: Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer for just $0.29!

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Walgreens has a Balance Rewards offer going on this month that you’ll want to check out. Now through the end of March, you will earn 3000 Balance Rewards points when you purchase one Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer.

There is also a printable coupon available, plus the chance to add some Beauty Rewards points to your account.

Here’s how to get this deal:

  • Purchase Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer at Walgreens for $4.99
  • Earn 3000 Balance Rewards points (now through end of March)
  • Earn 200 Beauty Bonus points (now through Saturday 3/1)
  • Use this $1.50 off any Burt’s Bees lip color item
  • Final Price: $0.29 each

Thanks, Moms By Heart!

5 Tips to Go Gluten-Free on a Budget

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Guest post from Jenn of Building Mommy Muscles

Our family has been gluten-free now for almost two years, due to gluten sensitivity in several members of our family.

When we first made the switch, it was confusing, overwhelming and expensive! But along the way, I have learned some tricks for keeping the gluten-free budget under control.

1. Avoid Gluten-Free Replacement Foods

Gluten-free specialty items can be extremely expensive, and they are what killed our grocery budget when we first changed our diet.

If you find a great sale on gluten-free bread or pasta, stock up. Otherwise, don’t buy it. $6 for a tiny loaf of bread just isn’t worth it in my opinion!

2. Keep the Cooking Simple

Don’t go crazy trying to make all of the amazing gluten free recipes you see on Pinterest that require seven different specialty flours. Stick to cooking things you know and expand from there.

3. Make Mexican and Asian Recipes

Mexican and Asian foods are often naturally gluten-free. Fajitas, quesadillas, and enchiladas can all be made using corn tortillas, which are very affordable and are gluten-free. Many Asian recipes use rice, which is also a gluten-free food.

4. Use Fruits and Veggies as Snacks

Not only are fruits and veggies healthy snacks, they are also gluten-free and affordable. Instead of buying overpriced and likely unhealthy gluten-free snacks, stick with fresh food. Your health and your wallet will thank you!

5. Buy Pre-Mixed Flour for Baking

Many gluten-free recipes call for several specialty flours. I recommend that you purchase one all-purpose flour that is pre-mixed and already includes xanthan gum. This will save you time, money and hassle. My favorite brands are Pamela’s and Namaste.

Going gluten-free does not have to be expensive! I hope these tips are helpful to anyone who is looking to make the change to gluten-free living.

What are your best tips to go gluten-free on a budget?

Jenn is a wife and mother to three permanent kids and many temporary ones that have come and gone through foster care. She is a gluten free, homeschooling, adoptive mama who blogs at Building Mommy Muscles.

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