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Back to school sales are in full force and while it’s certainly a good time to stock up on new shoes and pencil bags, it’s also time to score end-of-season clearance items. If you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to summer, treat yourself to a fun bargain and enjoy your final days of sunshine and freedom. Kiddie outdoor oasis: It will be a while before winter weather sends us all Read more ...

Creative Lunchbox Art Ideas for Back to School

We know it’s hard to get your kids to eat their fruits and veggies during lunchtime. And having sandwiches day after day can be boring and could possibly end up in the trash. Turn your traditional PB&J lunches into masterpieces with these creative lunchbox art ideas to keep tummies happy and healthy. Bento Box Lunch Use a few silicon baking cups and cookie cutters to create a basic Read more ...

10-Minute Meals Under $10

Getting dinner on the table seems impossible some days. You might feel a bit stretched too thin with all the errands to run, getting the kids ready and trying to fit in some alone time. But we know exactly what you need to get a family dinner together without too much hassle. Try our meal plan below that includes seven 10-minute meals under $10. Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pot Roast Return Read more ...

The Best End of Summer Festivals by City

Summer is winding down, which means a lot of the summer concert series are coming to an end. But there are still a ton of wonderful end of summer festivals by city where you can dance the night away or take in a unique film. See the list below for some of our favorites across the country. West Virginia Camp Barefoot 2014 - Bartow - August 21 Tennessee Southern Brewers Festival 2014 Read more ...

5 Unexpected Back to School Savings

Don’t let back to school shopping stress you out. Some of the best deals of the year are available right now so you can save money on the things you need. Think of it as a treasure hunt! Whether you’re shopping for a backpack, pair of jeans or peanut butter, make it your mission to find the best deal. Here are five unexpected savings that will make your back to school shopping experience productive Read more ...

Make Your Own Makeup With 2-Ingredient Beauty Products

Makeup can add personality and infuse fun into any outfit, but it can sometimes be difficult to find the shades and formulas that fit your needs. Whether you're looking for your skin tone's perfect shade of foundation or a lipstick to match your new pink heels, making your own makeup allows you to create your ideal shade in the comfort of your home. Here are four easy recipes to make your own makeup Read more ...

DIY Outdoor Movie Night on the Cheap

Enjoy a movie under the stars in your own backyard with these creative ideas for a DIY outdoor movie night on the cheap. Entertain with theater-inspired snacks and revisit a film classic or catch up on the latest rentals. DIY Movie Screen Hang up your movie screen and decorate with a string of lights or a banner. We hung a drop cloth over the short wall and lined the sides with a string Read more ...

13 Back to School DIY Home Office Ideas

Make heading back to school (and work) less doldrum and more fun with a beautiful DIY home office. Sprucing up your workspace with details large and small--from a chic desk chair to prettier pencils--will make hitting the books a bit easier to bear. Whatever your crafting level or age group, there’s a doable DIY here to ease the autumn transition. 1. Chic Office Chair A simple paint and re-upholstery Read more ...

Back to School Deals from Amazon, Dell and More

We know that shopping for school supplies can put a hole in your wallet. So let us help you save some money with these great Back to School deals that range from clothing to technology. Macys Still on the lookout for the perfect Back to School outfit? Check out Macy’s and get great savings! Save an extra 20% off back to school clothing expiring today! Don’t miss out! Expires 8/14 JCPenney What Read more ...