8 Essentials for the Perfect Summer Picnic

Since it's summer we know that you're enjoying fun in the sun by getting outside whenever possible. And whether you're hitting up a summer concert in the park or a late afternoon hike, be sure to wind down the day with nice picnic. Grab a basket and enjoy an alfresco outdoor meal under the summer sky. Pack the cooler, get your favorite blanket and celebrate summer outdoors with these 8 creative Read more ...

7 Healthy Junk Food Alternatives

Are you seriously crave-city when it comes to sugar and things? Do you start healthy diets only to get derailed? We’ve all been there so there’s no need to ride the guilt train! Rather than sneaking snacks, you can consciously add a little indulgence that are just as good as the traditional high sugar treats. We’ve rounded up seven delicious recipes for classic candies gone healthy, and 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 ...

Show Your Disney Side with a Themed Party

Show your Disney side and bring the magic of Disney to your home this summer with a themed party. If your summer plans don’t include a trip to the Magic Kingdom, no worries. We have budget friendly ideas for food, games and decor to throw an at-home Disney themed party for kids of all ages. Decorate Like Disney Decorate your table using a red, black and white color theme to mimic Mickey 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 ...

7 Brazilian-Inspired Eats for the World Cup

We’re one month into the FIFA World Cup and the excitement just keeps rising! Pubs around the world are packed with men and women rooting for their own countries, their favorite teams, and some of the best players in the world. And while it’s nice to gather with friends at the neighborhood water hole, why not throw a wild World Cup party in your own home? We've pulled together 7 Brazilian-inspired Read more ...