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14 Feb 2020   ·   0
St Patrick Leather Earrings

St Patrick Leather Earrings only $7.99 shipped!

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These St Patrick Leather Earrings are so festive!

St Patrick Leather Earrings

Jane has these St Patrick Leather Earrings for only $7.99 shipped right now!

Choose from 12 different styles.

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14 Feb 2020   ·   9

*HOT* Groupon: Possible $10 Starbucks Gift Card for just $5!

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Did you get this hot offer from Groupon for a $10 Starbucks Gift Card for just $5?

Groupon is currently offering a $10 Starbucks Gift Card for just $5!

This is for select invited users only and there are a VERY limited amount available but it is definitely worth trying for!

Hurry – these will go fast!

Thanks, Passionate Penny Pincher!

14 Feb 2020   ·   0

The Best Freebies from This Past Week

13 Feb 2020   ·   28

2 Books I Read Last Week, 1 Book I Didn’t Finish (+ the classic movie we watched)

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Welcome to my weekly book update post where I share what books I read this past week + my honest thoughts and star ratings of them.

A Word on My Star Ratings

The star ratings I give the books I read are based on a 5-star rating system. I rarely will ever give a book a 1-star rating (maybe never?), because my philosophy is that if a book is only worthy of one star, I’m more than likely going to quit reading it. 🙂 In the same vein, you’ll also notice that I’ll rarely give a 5-star rating as I reserve those for only my very, very favorite books.

Want to see all of the books I’ve read so far this year? Check out my Good Reads page.

Here are the two books I finished last week…

The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships

If you enjoy all things Enneagram, I definitely recommend this book. It’s an in-depth at each number on the Enneagram and how that number relates and differs with other numbers.

I found it insightful, enlightening, and just downright interesting. And while I’d studied a lot about the Enneagram, I learned quite a few new things — especially when it comes to how to better relate with other numbers, communicate with them, and help them to feel seen and valued.

It also definitely, definitely confirmed what I already knew to be true: I’m an Enneagram 8 through and through! Also, it sparked some great conversations between Jesse and me about how we interact, how certain things I do can make him want to shut down (he’s a 5), and how we’ve both grown so much healthier as people in the last 10 years.

The only thing I will mention is that if you’re new to the Enneagram, I wouldn’t recommend starting with this book. Instead, I’d start with a book like, The Road Back to You.

Verdict: 4 stars

Building a Story Brand: Clarify Your Message

I’ve been to one of Donald Miller’s Story Brand workshops before and it made an indelible mark on how I approach marketing and communication with customers in our business. This book was a good refresher to listen to.

If you are a blogger, a business owner, an online entrepreneur, or have any say in the marketing or oversight of the company you work for, I would highly recommend this book. It will likely challenge the way you think when it comes to marketing and change the way you approach doing business.

The best part is that this book gives you a really clear-cut action plan and walks you step-by-step through out to implement it. So you don’t just read about the great ideas; you actually know how to put them into practice in your business!

Two things I did want to mention: 1) I think this book would be better to read a physical copy of than to listen to as it’s more hands-on and has projects for each chapter. 2) I was a little turned off by the multiple promotions for Story Brand products and services. I understand that the goal was likely to get people to want to invest into some of the higher priced products that Story Brand offers, but I found it to be a turn-off — and it almost merited me bumping the rating of the book down to 3 stars.

Verdict: 4 stars

Book I Didn’t Finish

The Atomic City Girls — Unfortunately, this book was a big disappointment to me. I had high hopes for it, but within an hour or so of listening, I quickly discovered it seemed more focused on the romantic story and details of that than the actual historical details of Oak Ridge. Yes, there were some historical details, but the book continued to sound more and more like a soap opera or tabloid and started going into details about the character’s loves lives that felt too edgy/raunchy for me… so I ended up quitting it. Does anyone have a book to recommend about Oak Ridge that is interesting but also much more historically rich?

Classic Movie We Watched Last Week

The kids decided — all on their own — that they want to start watching one old classic movie per week together as a family in 2020. They are helping me choose the list of movies and I’ll be reporting here what we watch each week and their thoughts on it.

I plan to do a big classic movie round-up post at the end of the year with their verdict on the best and favorites of the ones we watched. (Thank you for all the great suggestions for must-watch classic movies!)

Last week, we watched the 1950’s Disney version of Treasure Island. Both girls had read this book in school, so they found that made the movie more interesting.

It was a little slow and long (even though it was only 1 hour and 35 minutes, it felt long), but overall we mostly enjoyed it. I will say it’s probably been one of our least favorite classic movies so far.

What did you read this past week? Any books you think I really need to add to my long to-read list??

13 Feb 2020   ·   27
ReadingIQ App Promotes a Love of Reading

*HOT* ReadingIQ Deal: Annual subscription for just $2.49 per month! {Silas loves this app!}

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If you have a child who struggles with reading, I highly, highly recommend this ReadingIQ app! And this is a GREAT discount!

ReadingIQ App Promotes a Love of Reading

ReadingIQ is once again offering a great discount to get 68% off their annual subscription — which means you’ll pay just $29.99 total for an entire year! That’s like getting eight months for FREE. You’ll pay just $2.49 per month!!

ReadingIQ is a recently new online digital library for kids that offers thousands of books for all reading levels. And I can’t sing the praises of this reading app enough!

Silas had never been excited about reading until he started using this app last year. This app made him fall in love with reading — something I never thought would be possible after years of his struggle with reading.

In the first 6 weeks of using it, he logged close to 600 minutes of reading on ReadingIQ… all on his own. And did I mention this was with almost zero coaxing or encouragement from me?

ReadingIQ digital books

When you sign up with ReadingIQ, you get:

  • Unlimited access to thousands of books. Anytime. Anywhere.
  • Accessible on desktops, tablets, and phones
  • Popular titles and characters that children know and love
  • All titles carefully curated for readers 12 and under
  • Book recommendations for every child based on his or her level
  • Ability to monitor your child’s progress
  • Award-winning titles, including Caldecott and Newbery Medal winners
  • Up to 3 children per account
  • Guided Reading and Lexile® levels available for thousands of books
  • Ability to preview the content your child is exploring
  • More than 700 professionally voiced titles

They’ve only offered this discount a handful of times, so definitely take advantage of it! This is a HUGE savings off the regular price of $7.99 per month! This deal is valid through February 17, 2020.

Psst! If you’re not sure you’re ready to purchase yet, you can still get a FREE one-month trial instead! After the first month is up, if you decide to continue your subscription, it’ll cost $7.99 per month.

Go here to get this ReadingIQ discount.

13 Feb 2020   ·   0
Warby Parker Glasses on Husband

Warby Parker: Try 5 Pairs of Eyeglasses Frames for free!

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If you need new eyeglasses, be sure to check out the FREE Warby Parker Home Try-On feature!

Warby Parker Home Try-On Feature

Are you in the market for new eyeglasses?

If so, be sure to check out the Warby Parker Home Try-On feature where you can choose 5 different frames to have shipped to your house completely for FREE!

Here’s how it works:

  • Go here to take a short quiz and have five frames sent to you at no cost.
  • Once the eyeglass frames arrive at your home, you have five days to try them on and decide if you like any of them.
  • If you decide you like a pair of frames, you can go online and buy them and have them shipped to you.
  • If you decide you don’t want any of them, you simply ship them back with no obligation to purchase.
  • Either way, you simply send the box of frames back after five days at no cost to you — completely FREE, no strings attached!

Warby Parker Glasses on Husband

Jesse got his most recent pair of glasses from Warby Parker and has been SO happy with them. He honestly couldn’t believe how inexpensive they were for the quality of glasses he got!

Go here to get five frames shipped to you to try — completely for FREE.

13 Feb 2020   ·   0

*HOT* FREE $10 purchase at shopDisney after cash back!!

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WooHoo! Calling all Disney fans! I’m so excited about this RARE deal that TopCashBack is offering right now!! You’ll get a $10 purchase at shopDisney for FREE after rebate!


Are you or your kids Disney fans? You won’t want to miss this RARE offer from TopCashBack!!

TopCashBack is offering $10 cash back on ANY $10 purchase at shopDisney, making it FREE!

Here’s how to get your FREE $10 shopDisney purchase:

1. Head here for the special shopDisney offer and sign up for a new Top Cash Back account.

2. Make a purchase valued at $10 or higher. {And for a limited time, you can use promo code DISNEYPAL to get an extra 25% off your purchase!!}

3. Within 21 days, your TopCashBack account will be credited with $10 — enough to cover your purchase!

4. After you receive the $10 payment in your Top Cash Back account, you can choose to transfer it to your bank account or request a Paypal payment.

This is for new Top Cash Back members only. If you are already a member, you are allowed to sign up another adult in your household.

This deal is valid through February 19, 2020 — or while supplies last.

13 Feb 2020   ·   2
Corduroy Shirt Dress for Toddler Girls

Toddler Girl’s Corduroy Shirt Dress only $2.98 shipped!

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Wow! This dress is so cute and such a great deal!

Corduroy Shirt Dress for Toddler Girls

Today, you can get these adorable Toddler Girl’s Corduroy Shirt Dresses for just $2.98 when you use the promo code DEAL at checkout!

Plus, you can get free shipping with the promo code SHIPPED at checkout!

These are so cute!

Thanks, Midwest Money Saving Mommas!

13 Feb 2020   ·   2

Columbia Men’s Voodoo Falls 590 TurboDown Jacket only $58.98 shipped (Reg. $150!)

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This is a fantastic deal on this Columbia Men’s Voodoo Falls 590 TurboDown Jacket!

Columbia has this Men’s Voodoo Falls 590 TurboDown Jacket for just $58.98 shipped right now! Be sure you are logged in to your account (it’s free to join) to get this price!

This is regularly $150 and has amazing reviews so this is a hot deal.

Choose from four color options.

13 Feb 2020   ·   0

Hydro Flask 32 oz. Tumbler only $27.96!

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Wow! This is a great price for this Hydro Flask 32 oz. Tumbler!

Dick’s Sporting Goods has this Hydro Flask 32 oz. Tumbler for only $27.96 today!

Please note that the price will not drop until checkout. There are three color options.

Choose free in-store pickup to avoid shipping costs.

Thanks, Wear It For Less!