Black Friday Deals: a plan of attack!

Ahhhh, are you ready?!?! Black Friday is just under 2 weeks away and all the sales and deals are starting to pop up, so exciting! Do you head out for the Black Friday deals to fight the crowds and shop in stores or do you stay home and shop online? I have a new plan this year…

Two years ago, when I was 6 months pregnant, my husband and I had a whole Black Friday attack plan. We started at Toys R Us to get toys for our (then) 2-year-old son, moved on to

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It’s The Real Deal!

I’m sure you’re familiar with RetailMeNot… it’s the most widely used online coupon site in the US! I know that every time I shop online I look for coupons first and always check out what RetailMeNot has listed.

RetailMeNot just announced the launch of its new online magazine! Introducing…. The Real Deal by RetailMeNot!

The Real Deal by RetailMeNot is a lifestyle magazine that delivers daily shopping, fashion, beauty, parenting, personal finance, and seasonal advice to help consumers get more out of their shopping experience for less.

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Valentine’s Day: who spends more?


RetailMeNot is a great resource for online coupon codes and exclusive offers, especially when shopping for this Valentine‚Äôs Day! I don’t know about you, but I search for coupons EVERY time before making an online purchase.

So… when I found out from RetailMeNot that men spend more on Valentine’s Day than women, I wasn’t surprised… I mean, I bargain shop! I look for coupons! My husband? Is probably running out after work ON Valentine’s Day to buy the most marked-up expensive gift or bouquet of flowers left

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Leading Lady Holiday Nursing Collection: discount code

I’m thrilled to be working with Leading Lady again, I love their nursing bras and camis and own quite a few! I’ve heard from many others that tried their products and fell in love, too, so I’m always excited to bring a great brand with awesome products to all of you! If you aren’t familiar with them, they also offer a line of full figure products.

This time, I’m featuring their Holiday Nursing Collection!

Cute! The collection includes bras, camis and chemises with a peek-a-boo red accent,

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Ryan loves Thomas, Mommy loves Cookie’s Kids

Who doesn’t love Thomas?! Ya know… Thomas the Tank Engine. First, it started with a love for “choo-choos.” At our new house, there are tracks nearby and once in awhile we hear the trains blow their whistles as they pass through… Ryan’s eyes get all big and he yells “CHOO CHOO!”

Then, he learned the choo-choo had a name. And that the choo-choo had his own show on TV. We get up in the morning and Ryan yells, “THOMAS!”

I’ve never been a fan of licensed characters and buying that stuff for Ryan. But

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Get a Melissa & Doug 25% Off Coupon When You Take the North "Poll"

We loooove Melissa & Doug products. Ryan has a lot of their wooden toys and play food. We have a few of their fun puzzles on our Christmas wish-list, too! So I’m excited to share this coupon with you for 25% off, we’ll definitely be using it.

Melissa & Doug want you to tell them which of their educational toys you think is the best! Just click on the image below to place your vote in the North “Poll!” You’ll Get a Melissa & Doug 25% Off Coupon to use at

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