Hobby Lobby At Center Of Supreme Court Case Against Affordable Care Act Birth Control Clause

Hobby Lobby just released new fall decor and it’s 40% off

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 19, 2019

I don’t know about you, but as a person who already doesn’t like summer weather, the current heatwave is the stuff of nightmares. I am literally sweating as I type this — in an air-conditioned building. In my defense, I am currently in a city with an “excessive heat warning” and it’s approximately 800 degrees …

Costco Reports Quarterly Earning Up Almost 40 Percent

Costco has $15 shoes and sandals right now

Augusta Statz  |  July 18, 2019

With the summer season underway, you’re going to need your fair share of toe-baring footwear, and now’s the time to stock up on men’s and women’s flip-flops and sandals at Costco. Whether you’re looking for the perfect footwear to slip on before heading to the beach or the pool or you just need to protect …

Michaels is having a free teacher event on July 19

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 18, 2019

Calling all teachers! If you still have supplies to buy before the new school year starts, you’ll want to head to Michaels on July 19 for a free teacher event. From 2-4 p.m., the event will include a make-and-take project, refreshments, a raffle and discounts on items teachers need for their kids throughout the year. …

Mark your calendars for back-to-school tax-free shopping days in these states

Marie Rossiter  |  July 12, 2019

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but back-to-school time is quickly approaching. The lazy days of summer are flying by, and before you know it, the kids will be returning to the classroom. While students are still enjoying the summer break, parents may start to feel some dread at this time of …

10 adorable rompers and jumpsuits you can get from Amazon for $25 and under

Augusta Statz  |  July 11, 2019

Throwing on a romper or jumpsuit in the morning is an easy way to look put-together with minimal effort. So whether you’re always running behind or you just want to have time to do something besides try on a million different outfits, you should add a jumpsuit (or 10) to your wardrobe. Luckily, Amazon has …

Here’s How You Could Win A Pool Float Made For Snacking

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 10, 2019

If pool floats are a must-have summer accessory for you, then boy, are you having a good year. From giant rainbows to wine bottles and even Taco Bell hot sauce packets, there is no shortage of ways you can float around the pool. If just lounging around isn’t enough for you, dip maker Heluva Good! …

Trendy sun hats you can get on Amazon for $20 or less

Bridget Sharkey  |  July 10, 2019

There is nothing like soaking in the rays. But the risks of sun exposure are serious. From skin cancer to signs of aging, the dangers are real, so you should be careful about your exposure to direct sunlight. That is why sun hats are an important warm weather accessory. Whether you want a hat that …

Get A Free Backpack And School Supplies At Some Verizon Stores July 21

Augusta Statz  |  July 5, 2019

You can skip some of the back-to-school shopping frenzy with this free giveaway. Wireless retailer TCC is giving away free backpacks and school supplies at select Wireless Zone and TCC Verizon Wireless stores on July 21. The backpacks will be passed out on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure you arrive early if you …

This cooling bowl will keep your dog’s water cold this summer

Augusta Statz  |  July 2, 2019

Dogs love spending time outdoors come summertime — they aren’t called the “dog days of summer” for nothing — but you’ll want to be sure you’ve got a way to keep them cool while they’re running around, playing fetch and rolling around in the fresh cut grass. Thankfully, this bowl works to keep your dog’s …

Applebee’s $1 Drink Of The Month For July Is A Bahama Mama

Kate Streit  |  July 1, 2019

Summer is the perfect time for sipping on tropical cocktails, and Applebee’s has the perfect way to do that in July. The $1 Drink of the Month is their take on the Bahama mama, the Malibu Dollarmama, so you can imbibe a fruity rum drink all July long for just a buck. Made with Malibu …

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Aldi Has Bunch O Balloons Water Balloons For Just $3

Augusta Statz  |  July 1, 2019

Just in time for the Fourth of July, you can find water balloons at a discount. And thankfully, the Bunch O Balloons from the Zuru brand are far from your average water balloon. Instead of having to fill balloons with water one-by-one, these Zuru balloons come packaged as bunches of 35. The bunches are connected, …

Fun pool floats you can buy on Amazon for under $35

Brittany Anas  |  June 28, 2019

Gone are the days of flimsy, monochrome pool floats. Replacing them are pool floats packed with a lot of personality and that will help you lounge in the water in style. Here are nine pool floats on Amazon, all under $35, that will make a splash this summer and that are bidding for some attention …

Cute Inflatable Baby Pools Are On Sale For $10 At Walmart (Regularly $26)

Augusta Statz  |  June 20, 2019

Now’s the time to get the backyard ready for summer. And to help you do just that — Walmart’s having a sale on inflatable pools for babies and kids that will be perfect for your little ones! Inflatable pools great for even the tiniest of babies are on sale for just $9.99, when they regularly …

Sam’s Club Has Awesome Inflatable Spray Pools For Just $40

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 14, 2019

If you’re a fan of pool accessories, boy are you having a great year. I’ve personally lost count of how many amazing floats have arrived just in time for summer, but I do have one new pool-related goodie that has to be added to the list. While not technically a float for lounging on in …

This Lifetime Adventure Tower Playset Is On Sale For $999 At Sam’s Club (Regularly $1,799)

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 13, 2019

Some of my favorite memories of summer vacation as a kid involved the giant playset in my backyard. My best friend and I spent countless hours playing outside, from the swings to the slide and the sandbox at the bottom. In fact, we still talk about it to this day and can’t wait until her …

You Can Get A Free Two-Liter of A&W Root Beer For Pledging To Go Technology-Free

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 13, 2019

Summertime, at least for me, comes with a lot of goals. Stop eating so much ice cream, for one thing — and get some more exercise to ensure last year’s summer clothes still fit. My to-do list always includes a directive to disconnect from technology and, you know, go outside perhaps. If you have similar …

Michaels Has Huge Unicorn and Dinosaur Sprinklers on Sale for Almost Half Off

Kate Streit  |  June 13, 2019

No pool? No problem. Sprinkler season is officially here, so it’s time to run through the water like you’re a kid again! The plain-Jane standard sprinklers you probably remember from your childhood, however, are passé. These days, sprinklers come in all kinds of cool shapes and designs. Take, for example, these awesome Big Mouth Inc. …

Lobster Lovers Can Win Their Dream Trip To Maine—Here’s How

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 12, 2019

If you love to dine on lobster, there’s no better place to go on vacation than Maine. The state is known for its fresh seafood. What even the biggest lobster lovers may not know, however, is that there is a peak harvesting season for Maine lobster, which results in what the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative …

Old Navy Introduces Plus-Sized Clothing For Women

Old Navy’s $1 Flip-Flop Sale is Back—Here’s What You Need To Know

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 11, 2019

If there’s one thing that says summer is officially on its way (aside from, you know, grilling and drinking margaritas on the patio), it is Old Navy’s $1 flip-flop sale. Every summer, for one day only, Old Navy sells their super comfy (if I do say so myself) flip-flops for just $1 per pair. These …

Dads Can Get Free TCBY Frozen Yogurt on June 16

Anna Weaver  |  June 10, 2019

Dads deserve special treats on Father’s Day, and TCBY is giving them just that. As “the country’s best yogurt” says, they’re celebrating “the country’s best dads”: On June 16, fathers can get a free 6-ounce cup or cone of frozen yogurt at participating stores. Find your nearest TCBY on the company’s store finder, and start planning …

Father’s Day Gifts From Daughter—7 Ideas For Your Dad

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 7, 2019

Father’s Day is almost here. If you’re a daughter struggling to figure out what to get your dad for his special day, don’t worry: We got you covered! Check out these awesome gift ideas for a daughter to give her dad for Father’s Day. Let’s celebrate the special man who helped make you the awesome …

Clothing Retailer Kohl's Post Positive Earnings

This Above-Ground Pool Set Is On Sale For $110 At Kohl’s (Regularly $200)

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 7, 2019

While I’m not a summer fan myself, I will never argue that some seriously fun times can happen in a pool. All of my best summer memories involve pools in some fashion, whether it’s just lounging by one while sipping margaritas or enjoying a friend’s pool party and barbecue. Having a pool does come at a …

Father’s Day Crafts You Can Make For (Or With!) Dad

Kate Streit  |  June 6, 2019

Store-bought presents are nice, but most dads would probably agree that the best present they could receive on Father’s Day comes from the heart. If you’re looking for fun and meaningful crafts your kids can make for Dad, look no further — check out these four cool crafting projects that will make for a memorable …

Happy Father’s Day: 7 Unique Ways To Tell Dad You Love Him

Brittany Anas  |  June 6, 2019

The search is on for the perfect Father’s Day gift. But something you should keep in mind before you head out to the mall or drive yourself crazy trying to find the perfect present is that gift-giving can go beyond buying and wrapping a perfect present. We’re willing to bet that what dad really treasures …

4 Present Ideas Even Picky Dads Will Love

Kate Streit  |  June 5, 2019

What do you get for the man with super-discerning taste? If you have the type of dad who won’t be satisfied with a “World’s Best Dad” mug or yet another silly tie, it can be tough to come up with a gift he’ll actually like this Father’s Day. If you’re struggling with gift ideas for …

7 Best Father’s Day Gifts Of 2019

Jessica Wakeman  |  June 5, 2019

Father’s Day is coming on Sunday, June 16! It’s time to start thinking about how to make all the fathers (and father figures) in your life feel loved and appreciated. While treating your pops to breakfast in bed is a classic for a reason, Father’s Day is also a good opportunity to give him a …

When Is Father’s Day?

Kate Streit  |  June 5, 2019

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 16, so now’s the time to start getting gifts for all the special dads in your life. With Amazon’s introduction of one-day Prime shipping, you can technically wait until the last minute to shop for presents from the online retailer. But why procrastinate? If you’re not ordering …

You Can Get Giant Wooden Games At Aldi For $29.99

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

If you plan to host some summer barbecues this year or have an even bigger event coming up like a graduation celebration or backyard wedding, you’re going to need some entertainment. And if you’ve ever played giant yard games, you know it doesn’t get much better than that. According to Hip2Save, you can find giant …

7 Ways To Keep Your Pets Safe In The Yard This Summer

Augusta Statz  |  May 28, 2019

With the warm weather calling your name this summer season, you and your pets will want to spend plenty of time outdoors. But, as you’re getting your yard prepped for the barbecues you’ll be hosting, you’ll want to be mindful of the products you’re using, types of flowers you’re planting and more to ensure your …

Clothing Retailer Kohl's Post Positive Earnings

Kohl’s Is Having A Sale On Women’s Sandals You’ll Want To Take Advantage Of ASAP

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 24, 2019

If you’re in need of new sandals for the summer season, you might appreciate the deals Kohl’s is offering right now. You’ll find select women’s sandals both in-store and online for as low as $9.99, regularly $16.99. Plus, now through May 27, you can get $10 off a $25 purchase with code SERVICE10. If you’ll …

Lowe’s Is Having A Massive Memorial Day Sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 24, 2019

If you love gardening, flowers or just working outside, Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to get started. Not just because the weather is (hopefully) starting to stay warm, but also because there are a ton of sales on everything you’ll need to spruce up your outdoor space. Lowe’s Memorial Day sale is both …

Preparations for Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan

Here’s How You Can Get A Tree Planted in Your Honor—For Free

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 22, 2019

If you missed out on celebrating Earth Day on April 22, we have some good news. World Environment Day is coming up on June 5 and it’s a perfectly good excuse for abandoning your responsibilities and heading outdoors to get fresh air. While it’s obviously good for your health to get a little exercise by …

Home Depot Is Having A Huge Memorial Day Sale—Flowers As Low As $1

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 21, 2019

As the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is also the weekend many people begin planting flowers for the season. If you’re wanting to start a garden or spruce up your flower beds, you won’t want to miss Home Depot’s Memorial Day sale. During this sale, you’ll find flowers for as low as $1 (or …

6 Things You Need For The Ultimate Beach Day

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 15, 2019

It’s officially time to embrace summer and bask in the gorgeous sun rays. If you have a beach day (or several beach days, lucky you!) on the horizon, it’s time make sure that you have everything you need in your beach bag so that you can relax to the max. Here are the top beach …

Lowe's Reports Rise In Earnings As Economy And Housing Market Strengthen

You can get hanging baskets at Lowe’s for $4.50 each

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 10, 2019

Even after Memorial Day, Lowe’s is offering some pretty good deals on hanging baskets, outdoor necessities and other plants. You can get these discounts through May 29th or while supplies last. While prices do vary by region and you should always check your local Lowe’s ad before heading to the store, most stores are offering …

These Lawn-Mowing Tricks Will Make You Say ‘Why Didn’t I Know This Sooner?’

Brittany Anas  |  May 9, 2019

Have you been mowing your lawn for years, but still feel a little green at it? Lawn mowing, as it turns out, is an artform — and your grass blades can be a tad persnickety, with preferences on when you mow and the patterns that you follow. Here are six, expert-approved lawn-mowing tips that will …

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Your kids will love this Michaels baseball slime event

Marie Rossiter  |  May 9, 2019

What is it with kids and slime? There is something about the sticky, goopy stuff that the little ones can’t seem to get enough of, no matter how much mom and dad try to talk them out of it. What parents see as gross, the kids see as totally awesome. If you’ve been putting off …

11 Bridesmaid ‘Proposal’ Gifts Your Friends And Family Will Love

Tricia Goss  |  May 9, 2019

You put a ton of time, thought, energy and emotion into deciding who you want to stand beside you as you say your vows. Now it’s time to “pop the question” to your best friends and closest family members. Asking, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” is a special moment, and offering a sweet and heartfelt …

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Acquired By JAB Holding Co For $1.35 Billion

You Can Get A Free Krispy Kreme Fruit Doughnut with Any Purchase on May 8

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 6, 2019

Doughnuts are most definitely delicious, though they might not be the best way to start your morning if you’re trying to be conscious of how much sugar and fat you’re putting into your body. But what if they look like a healthy treat? Just in time for summer, Krispy Kreme has launched a fruit-inspired collection …

The Best BBQ Grill

9 Things Anyone Who Absolutely Loves Grilling Season Needs ASAP

Kate Streit  |  May 3, 2019

Grilling season is almost here, so it’s time to stock up on all the supplies you need to make the most of your barbecue. Some essentials — like a good grill — are obvious, but there some lesser-known tools out there that will really take your grilled creations to the next level. Whether’s it’s a …

Bath & Body Works

You Can Get A Mother’s Day Tote For $30 At Bath & Body Works ($117 Value)

Marie Rossiter  |  May 1, 2019

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 12, and time is running short to pick up the perfect gift. But, it’s not too late to find something special and save some money, too. Bath & Body Works is offering an exclusive, limited-edition tote bag packed with special items she needs to get some self-care and …

Game of Thrones Pool Floats Are As Low As $14.99

Jennifer Nied  |  April 30, 2019

You can count the number of remaining “Game of Thrones” episodes on one hand, but that doesn’t mean the show’s influence will end. As you spend time outdoors this summer, you can keep your favorite TV series alive and well with Game of Thrones pool floats! That’s right, there are pool floats designed to let …

14 things every parent of a teenager needs to stock up on before summer hits

Tricia Goss  |  April 29, 2019

Teenagers are not quite adults, but no longer little kids. That doesn’t mean they are any less excited about the premise of summer vacation. However, it does mean that their idea of summer fun has likely changed. Keeping your teen from getting bored over break takes some planning and preparation. If you’re looking to occupy …

5 Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Actually Wants

Kate Streit  |  April 23, 2019

Mother’s Day is around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about what to give all the special moms in your life. It can be difficult to come up with something that your mom doesn’t already have, and more importantly, something that she actually wants. If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out these …

Pre-order 50 roses for $40 for Mother’s Day at Costco

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 22, 2019

You’re probably still enjoying your Easter candy and leftovers — but if you like to get a jumpstart on planning for the next holiday, it’s time to start prepping your Mother’s Day gifts! Right now is a great time to pre-order flowers for Mom because you might save some cash. And once they’re ordered, you’re …

Home Depot Is Selling Wisteria Trees For Just $23

Kate Streit  |  April 18, 2019

Japanese wisteria is a super pretty flowering tree with purple, pink, blue and white bulbs that begin blooming in Japan in late April. If you can’t make it halfway around the world, however, Home Depot is selling root stock of the beautiful tree for just $22.49. Unfortunately, the retailer is showing that the item is …

6 tips for making your trampoline safer

Augusta Statz  |  April 18, 2019

A trampoline can offer lots of entertainment for kids, but may also seem like an accident waiting to happen! Still, if the necessary precautions are taken, jumping on a trampoline can be safe and enjoyable for everyone involved (including the parents!). According to Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, 246,875 medically-treated trampoline injuries take place in the …

Target Corp. Reported A 4 percent increase in second-quarter profits

Target: $10 Gift Card with $50 Lego Purchase

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 17, 2019

Target has a deal on Legos that lasts right up until Easter morning, which could be the perfect solution for parents looking to fill up a little one’s Easter basket. Now through April 20, you can get a free $10 Target gift card when you purchase $50 or more of select Legos toys. The deal …

6 Clever Ways To Find Cheap Formal Dresses For Prom

Kate Streit  |  April 16, 2019

Prom season is almost upon us, which means high schoolers everywhere are on the hunt for the perfect frock to rock on their big night. As exciting as the dance is, a formal gown can burn a major a hole in your wallet. However, you don’t have to spend a ton to look spectacular on …

You can now buy floating trampolines at Sam’s Club

Augusta Statz  |  April 16, 2019

Start summer off right by placing this cool new toy in the water! A floating trampoline is sure to make those lake days more memorable — and now, you can purchase one from Sam’s Club. This item offers all of the fun of a trampoline in the form of a float that will sit on …