Julep Maven Unboxing Video – May 2014

This is my Julep Maven unboxing video for May 2014. The subscription box is $10 a month. Each box contains limited-run nail colors that are determined by your style profile. My profile is Classic With a Twist. IN THE BOX: Mighty - Nail and Cuticle Serum - Retail Price $28 Classic With a Twist - Maddy (raspberry sorbet shimmer) - Retail Price $14 Classic With a Twist - Madison Read more ...

POPSUGAR Must Have Unboxing Video – June 2014

Here is my POPSUGAR Must Have unboxing video for June 2014. The subscription box is $39.95 a month plus free shipping. The theme for this month's box is to get you ready for summer. IN THE BOX: Emily Giffin's novel The One & Only: Retail Price $16.52 - It’s a story of an unlikely romance and lifelong friends set against the backdrop of Texas football. Not exactly a book I’d Read more ...

Coupons Team Workouts: Fitbit & Lap Swimming

Our last two Coupons.com team members are here to share their summer workout routine with you. Lisa tackled her lethargy with the Fitbit while Berna took up swimming. Which of these Coupons team workouts would you try? Name: Lisa Thompson Job: Marketing Copywriter Age: 49 Stats: 5'6" The Goal: Since I spend so much time in front of my laptop, I was feeling lethargic and unmotivated Read more ...

How to Prep for the Back to School Emotional Impact

Summer is still in full swing, but in the back of every mother’s mind is the dreaded day of sending your child back to school. For some, it's easy to send off your independent 5th grader who is ready to “rule the school,” but for others, it may be a difficult task to do each morning. We've put together a cheat sheet that will help get you in the back to school mindset. Share Preschool Read more ...

Socialbliss Unboxing Video – May 2014

Here is my Style Box by Socialbliss unboxing video. Each subscription box is $39.95 for one month, but I did the three-month plan where the price per box ended up being $37. The box included a selection of trendy beauty and fashion items. IN THE BOX: The Spa Package: Not something that I see myself using, but I think it would make for a great gift. Retail Price $15 Wrist-Bliss Read more ...

Coconut Oil: Miracle Care for Your Dog or Cat

Everyone is raving about the health care benefits of coconut oil for humans. But did you know that coconut oil can benefit your pets as well? Coconut oil is high in vitamin E and MCTs (middle chain triglycerides), including lauric acid and oleic acid, which make it a healing oil for both dogs and cats. It’s also useful for grooming, as an aid to digestion and many other treatments for your Read more ...

Love With Food Unboxing Video – June 2014

Here is my Love With Food unboxing video. The June subscription box was $10, and the theme was "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." Around eight different types of healthy snacks that are all natural or organic were included. IN THE BOX: G.H. Cretors - Chicago Mix Popcorn - Retail Price $23.99 Dolcetto - Chocolate Cookies - Retail Price $19.99 Snikiddy - Cheddar Baked Fries - Retail Read more ...

Brown Bagging It

Our household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, always says one of the best ways to significantly cut household spending is to skip lunches out and start brown bagging it. This week, she hit the road with Sacramento’s KOVR TV reporter Melissa Cabral to show viewers just how much can be saved by simply packing a lunch. Here are some examples: The average deli price of a turkey and cheese sandwich Read more ...