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Easter Sales You Don’t Want To Miss


Easter is just a few weeks away, but there is still plenty of time to snag some amazing deals for baskets, dresses, and flowers if you need them. After all, these holiday costs can add up quickly if we don't shop carefully. Nothing is more frustrating than blowing the budget trying to get everything in order for a holiday like Easter.

Here are some of our favorite coupons on the site right now. Be sure to click the links to get the deals while you can.

Easter outfits

There are a lot of stores with sales right now, but we love these Macy's coupons the most. That's because Macy's is a one-stop shop for the whole family. You can grab dresses for moms and daughters, sports coats or dress shirts for dad and sons and shoes for everyone.

To be honest, we sometimes skip getting the boys all new outfits for Easter, but we never fail to buy a new dress for the ladies of the house. If that's the case in your home too, these dress coupons will help you get something extra special for a lot less.

The other purchase that we pick up each year for Easter is a new pair of dress shoes. Thankfully, these coupons can ease the burden of cost here too.

Easter baskets

How old should your kids be to stop doing baskets? We don't know! We have friends still doing Easter baskets for adult children and while we might initially be tempted to judge, it's really a sweet tradition.

Naturally, we have lots and lots of Easter basket coupons if you need one already made or want to send one to someone. Some people prefer to DIY their baskets with special treats and personalized gifts; these are the coupons you need for that.

Easter food

The kids love the Easter egg hunt, but for the adults in our house it's all about the food. Omaha Steaks has some fantastic coupons for combos that we plan to use. Some of our friends enjoy going out to eat on Easter, and Groupon has 20% off already great deals on restaurants. Just be sure to get your reservations in early.

Back to the egg hunt though - time to fill those eggs with candy and small treats. Here are coupons to stock up without overspending.

Easter flowers

Easter is also one of our favorite days to both give and receive flowers. They are a beautiful symbol of spring and we love having them as centerpieces and decorations. Naturally, we have some coupons for you right here.

Easter is coming later than normal this year, but we aren't complaining because that just means we have more time to practice savvy shopping habits. Tell us, are you ready or happy to have the extra time?


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Coupon Roundup For Spring Break


Whether you get a couple of days or a whole week, chances are you will want to take advantage of your spring break without going broke. After all, there are still summer travel plans to make, right? If you haven't scheduled anything yet, here are some of our top posts and hints for how to get that spring break trip planned on a budget: Even better, here are our favorite coupons for making sure everything is in place and under budget, by category.

Hotels, rooms, and places to stay

We are enormous fans of the vacation websites VRBO, AirBnb, and HomeAway. It's been our experience that money is saved by having access to a full kitchen. Also, many times the rentals we've selected come with additional amenities like bikes, games, movies, and beach umbrellas. However, we know plenty of families who prefer to soak up the hotel stay, with all the perks that come from that experience.

Travel coupons

For those who must travel for a spring break trip, be sure to check the major travel sites such as Orbitz, Travelocity, and Priceline to find deep discounts on car rentals, flights, and even vacation packages. If you want a cruise for less, the number one tip is to wait for last minutes deals. While that involves some risk of missing out, most people find the best possible rate for a cruise that still has rooms to fill about a week or so before leaving port.

Clothing, accessories and gear

You may think that once the place is booked and the flights are purchased, most of the vacation costs are over. We can safely say from experience that is not often true for our family trips. Kids grow or gear gets damaged, lost or broken. Thus, we wind up spending more money than we expected on getting the necessities we need. If that's happened to you, try the following coupons to keep as much money as possible in your account for later: While this roundup may not be completely comprehensive, it's more than a good start to ensure that you maximize your spring break AND your budget!  

5 Common New Year’s Goals (And The Deals To Help You Stick To Them)

2019 New Year

We can't help but notice the increase in good behaviors lately. Friends and family alike all seem to be on a path toward healthy habits and the lines for the treadmills have doubled at the local gym. Of course, this makes sense as we are entering the second week of January and everyone is still motivated by the promise of a new year. It's an exciting promise of possibility and we are right there with you. So, whether your goal is intermittent fasting, becoming more mindful or just to slow down, isn't it nice to know you aren't alone in your efforts? Here's a look at the 5 most common New Year's goals and some of the best deals we have to help you stay on track to meet them. After all, it's the slow consistent path that yields the biggest results.

Get healthy

This is possibly the #1 resolution we all set come January 1. After all, by then we have over indulged for nearly two months on delicious foods and maybe had a few more drinks than we normally do. However, the specifics of "get healthy" are left to each individual. Sometimes it's quitting a bad habit, but often it means increasing physical activity and changing food habits. Planning, finding support and accountability are essential to shift these kind of behaviors into long term habits.  Right now Patch MD is offering 30% off sitewide with the code JAN30. That means you can load up on your vitamins and supplements for far less. It's an excellent opportunity to stock up and set yourself up for success. We've also got 53 stores offering over 200 coupons related to fitness, which means you can save a lot on shoes, gear, workout equipment and even online workout programs. These food delivery coupon codes are also an incredible way to make sure you don't have a reason to make bad eating choices.

Clean up finances

Post Christmas we usually experience a financial hangover. Despite our best efforts and every possible attempt at a budget, we overspend. That makes January feel rather long and harsh as we try to overcorrect our spending habits and get back to frugality. That means it's back to little savings strategies like checking our grocery spending and refusing to pay full price for anything again. Thankfully, these free shipping coupons make it easy to save on online orders.

Career goals

This could be the year for a big career move, right? According to US News, these are the top bets for careers in 2019. However, for business owners it may be time for new growth goals, or increasing those money-saving opportunities to enjoy the freedom of being an independent employer. Right now, you can save on big expenses like printing, business cards, tax prep and more with these business coupons.

Family time

For some, the new year represents a chance to reconnect with family relationships. Perhaps this is the time to plan that family vacation you've always dreamed of taking. If you have any flexibility, these cruise deals are pretty incredible right now. We are actually planning a trip to the Azores, which is surprisingly affordable for families.  If plane tickets are what keeps you from traveling too far, take advantage of these flight coupons and go!

Hobbies and education

Interestingly, New Year's seems to also spur people into action around hobbies. Perhaps the passing of another year is a wake up call to finally get started on that "thing" you've always wanted to try. Maybe it's time to activate the writer inside, or learn a new language . Whatever your interest may be, now is the time to explore it so that next year you can see the progress you've made.   What do you think, did we cover your New Year's goal? Let us know if we missed something on our Facebook page or join us on Twitter and tell us how you are doing so far!

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