Amazon 50% off Kids Sports & Outdoor Toys Sale!

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Today only, check out this Amazon 50% off kids sports and outdoor toys sale!  Save on Nerf water guns, kid friendly sprinklers, bubbles, and even a play house!  Prices start at $6.99!

Click here to check out all the great deals–> Amazon 50% off Kids Sports & Outdoor Toys sale

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See more Amazon deals here–> Amazon Deals

Please keep in mind that pricing on Amazon can change at ANY time and does change frequently at this time of year!  Always verify final pricing before completing your order!

Get free shipping when you spend $35 or more or if you have Amazon Prime!  You can get a free 30 day trial to Amazon Prime here–> Amazon Prime free trial

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Free Weekend Family Fun and Activities Round-Up!

Looking for some free family fun this weekend?  Here is a round up of free activities and events.  It’s always a good idea to check with your local store before going to make sure that they are participating (especially if you’ve got a drive). Here is my top pick for the week!  We do the Bass Pro holiday events (they have them for Easter and Christmas) every year!

Make sure you also check these out:

Restaurant Coupons and Cash back deals

Printable retail store coupons

Here are the rest of the free activities for the week:

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American Girl – Grace’s Macaron Notecard Craft. Grace loves making delightful French desserts and writing letters when she travels—and your girl can too! At this craft event, she’ll create a pretty paper notecard featuring colorful French macarons on the front—perfect for giving to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

Apple Stores – Check your local store for weekly workshops and youth programs

Barnes & Noble – Saturday, May 2nd at 11 am, story time and activities featuring the children’s book What Do You Do With An Idea. Look here for a store near you.

Cigna Sunday Streets (in Houston)- Sunday, April 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m on 19th Street from Yale to Shepherd in The HeightsDuring Cigna Sunday Streets, a portion of a great Houston street is closed to motorized traffic from 12 – 4pm. With no cars on the road, you’ll be able to enjoy these streets for walking, running, dancing or cycling with friends and family. Find out more here or you can visit the Cigna Sunday Streets Facebook page.  With no cars on the road, you’ll be able to enjoy the uniqueness of greater Houston like never before.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores - Free demos every Saturday, check your store here for more details.

Lakeshore Learning - Saturday, April 25th from 11-3 pm, kids can make a Butterfly Pencil Holder.

Lowes Build and Grow – The next class will be Saturday, May 9th at 10 a.m., kids can make a Mother’s Day Planter.  Free apron, goggles and patch are included.  Register for this class here

Michael’s Kids Club:  Check back for fun classes for the whole family.

Microsoft Stores – Check your local store for classes and special events for the whole family.

Pottery Barn Kids - Tuesday’s from 11-11:30 a.m., Story Time.

Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot – The next class will be Saturday, May 2nd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., where kids can make a Picket Fence Photo Frame. All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Check here for several do-it-yourself workshops.

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area. Screen Shot 2015-03-07 at 6.01.03 AM Williams Sonoma Free Cooking Classes – This has been on my bucket list for a long time because I think my daughter would LOVE it!  You do have to register in advance, but they’ve got the schedule posted for the whole month!

Kids-Bowl-Free Kids Bowl Free Registration for Kids Bowl Free has started and you can get your free weekly bowling passes starting April 1st! Find a participating bowling alley in your city and register your kids now!  I do this with my family every summer and it’s so much fun!

Friday Night Round-Up: The day’s best coupons, deals and freebies!


If you missed any of today’s posts, here are some of my favorites!



Cinderella Blu Ray/DVD Combo Pack available for pre-order!

Cottonelle Ultra Comfort Care Toilet Paper STOCK UP Deal!

Waterproof Insulated Lunch Tote only $4.18 shipped!

Disney Blu Ray/DVD Combo Packs 50% off!

Shish Kabob 6 Skewer Set only $6.97!

The Wet Brush Detangling Brush on sale now!

LEGO Disney Princess Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle IN STOCK

Light up LED Bubble Gun on sale for $6.65!

Presto PopLite Hot Air Popper only $16.94!

Transformers Rescue Bots up to 64% off!

Philips Sonicare Electric Toothbrushes starting at $34.95!

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet 44% off!

Stainless Steel Easy Pineapple Slicer only $3.16 SHIPPED!

Black & Decker 4 Slice Toaster Oven 43% off!

Pyrex 10 piece storage set 34% off!

NEW Kindle Fire Tablets starting at $99!

Hamilton Beach Open Ease Automatic Jar Opener only $9.99!

T-Fal 5 Quart Jumbo Cooker with Glass Lid 63% off!

Summer Bridge Activities Workbooks on sale now!

Rubbermaid 18 piece Easy Find Lid Food Storage Set only $9.99!

Cottonelle Ultra Comfort Care Toilet Paper STOCK UP Deal!

Cast Iron Skillet Combo Set 45% off!

Lodge Cast Iron Square Grill pan 39% off

Emjoi Micro Pedi Callous Remover on sale now!

The Wet Brush Detangling Brush on sale now!

Angel Soft Toilet Paper Deal!

Gillette Men’s Clear Gel Deodorant Stock Up Deal!

Sport-Brella Portable Sun and Weather Shelter on sale!

The Muppets Blu Ray/DVD Combo Pack plus Soundtrack only $10.49!

Meal Measure Portion Control Plate only $7.95!

Philips Satinelle Epilator only $19.97!

LEGO Sets on sale under $5!

LEGO RV Camper Van only $15.99! (BEST PRICE)

Snap Circuits on sale for $20.99!

Disney’s Frozen Fever Anna & Elsa Dolls now available!

Huggies wipes stock up deal!

Women’s Vintage Sunglasses just $2.59 each SHIPPED!

Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred + more up to 47% off!

Everything Kids Science Experiment Book on sale!

12 Pack Children’s Aprons just $7!

NEW LEGO Minecraft sets IN STOCK NOW!

LEGO Castle Forest Ambush Set only $7.99!

Magic LED Shower Light on sale for $6.60 shipped!

LEGO Star Wars Deals under $10!

Luxury King and Queen Sheet Sets only $24.99!

HSI The Styler Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron Hair Straightener only $37.95 shipped!

Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker only $8.97 shipped!

Waterproof Insulated Lunch Tote only $3.73 shipped!

100 Magic Eraser Sponges only $5.85 shipped!

Scott Extra Soft Toilet Paper Stock Up Deal!

Pampers Natural Clean Wipes Deal!

Jillian Michaels for Beginners DVDs up to 50% off!

100 Children’s Books FREE for Kindle

Pinzon Basics 100-Percent Egyptian Cotton 6-Piece Towel Set only $21.99

Nintendo DS games under $10 each

LeapFrog LeapPad games under $10!



How to use Gymboree Gymbucks!

Two Zero Gravity Chairs for $89.99 shipped!

Sam’s Club Membership Deal: $97 in FREEBIES!

FunBites Shaped Food Cutter as seen on Shark Tank on sale now!

Cheryl’s Cookie Greetings only $5 shipped! 2 boxes of personalized checks for $8.95 shipped!

EXTRA Savings at Target with the Red Card!


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FREE Summer Beauty Box from Julep

How to use Gymboree Gymbucks!


When my daughter was one, I discovered Gymboree, and I was hooked.  I had always assumed that Gymboree clothes are expensive, and they are if you pay full price.  The key to buying Gymboree clothes on a budget is to NEVER pay full price!  Using Gymbucks is one way you can buy Gymboree clothes on a budget!  I usually don’t pay any more than my friends are paying for clothing at Target, Old Navy, and The Children’s Place!  Here are six tips for making the most of your Gymboree Gymbucks.

How to earn Gymbucks


If you’re not familiar with Gymbucks, Gymboree has promotional periods throughout the year where you can earn a $25 Gymbuck for every $50 that you spend.  The Gymboree Gymbuck is like a 50% off coupon.  When you redeem your Gymbuck, you must spend at least $50, but then $25 will be deducted.  You can earn Gymbucks for purchases in store, online, and even at outlet stores!  ANYTHING you buy in a Gymboree store will count toward your Gymbucks earnings! (the exception is gift cards)

How to use Gymboree Gymbucks

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1.  Keep your receipt and your Gymbucks together in a safe place – If you are redeeming online, you will just need the codes on your Gymbucks, but if you are redeeming in store, they will want to see your receipt and your Gymbuck.  You will nee the Gymbucks number AND the Pin number to redeem online!  Keep track of Gymbucks redemption dates, so you don’t miss out!

2.  Make sure you’re signed up for Gymboree rewards – Gymboree Rewards is a FREE program that allows you to earn Gymboree rewards certificates for purchases you make online, in Gymboree retail stores, and in Gymboree outlet stores!  Plus, you get early access to promotional shopping events INCLUDING Gymbucks redemption!  In the past, the redemption period has started a day early for Gymboree Rewards members. Now, it looks like it’s only an hour, but every little bit helps!

Register for Gymboree Rewards here–> Gymboree Rewards

3.  Put your items on hold a day early – Call your local store a few days early to confirm when Gymbucks redemption is actually starting.  Sometimes they will start redemption a day or two early.  Visit your store the day before redemption starts, shop, and put your items on hold!  They will do a complimentary hold for 24 hours!  This helps to ensure you get the items you want and you can avoid the crowds, too.  All you have to do is pay for your purchase at check-out!

4.  If an item is not in stock at your store, ask them to call and order it for you - If your store doesn’t have the size you need, ask the associate to call customer service.  If they have it in stock, you can still use your Gymbucks to make your purchase and you’ll get free shipping when they send it to you!

5.  Make sure your total is at least $50 before Gymbucks are applied for every Gymbuck you are redeeming. 

6.  Shop clearance deals to get the most bang for your buck!

Gymbucks FAQ

  • You cannot use another Gymboree coupon with a Gymbuck.
  • You WILL receive the Gymboree Visa 5% discount when you redeem Gymbucks.
  • If you return items purchased using Gymbucks with an original receipt, the discount for the Gymbucks will be applied.  You should be able to do an even exchange (for example for a different size) with no issue.  If you return items purchased with Gymbucks without a receipt, you will only be eligible for merchandise credit.  You will need to provide a photo ID to make a return without a receipt.
  • You cannot use merchandise credit to earn or redeem Gymbucks.
  • You cannot use expired Gymbucks.

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Click here to redeem your Gymbucks–> Gymbucks redemption

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Cinderella Blu Ray/DVD Combo Pack available for pre-order!


The new Cinderella Blu Ray/DVD combo pack is now available for pre-order!  We loved this movie and I can’t WAIT for it to be released!  I am definitely adding this one to my collection!  The great thing about the Amazon Pre-Order Price Guarantee is that you get the lowest price GUARANTEED!  If the price drops between the date when you order and the release date, your price will be adjusted automatically!

Click here to check it out–> Cinderella Blu Ray/DVD Combo Pack Pre-Order

Check out my review of the movie here–> Cinderella movie review

PLUS, save 50% on these other Disney Blu Ray/DVD combo packs–> Disney Blu Ray/DVD Combo packs 50% off