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 ...

8 Easy and Affordable Kid-Friendly Backyard Ideas

Kid-friendly backyard ideas encourage outdoor play, which contribute to overall physical and mental health. Frequent outdoor play helps to increase fitness, as well as raise vitamin D levels. Creating a kid-friendly backyard will help ensure your child is enjoying the outdoors during the summer. Here are eight ways to do just that! 1. Life-Size Angry Birds Game This game can be dismantled Read more ...

Birchbox Unboxing Video – June 2014

Here is my Birchbox unboxing video. This June subscription box was $10. I was excited to get my Birchbox, which was filled with five samples. Watch my video and then read my 411 on the products below. IN THE BOX: Coola Tinted Matte SPF 30 for Face: I usually wear a tinted moisturizer so this felt a bit more dry. But I must say in hot weather this would actually be helpful since at Read more ...