Enter for a Chance to Win FOUR Boxes of Brew Over Ice K-Cups

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Now through July 31st you can enter for a chance to win four boxes of Brew Over Ice K-Cups from Cross Country Cafe! This is such a great giveaway!

Each month they host a giveaway of K-Cups and this is the first time I’ve seen one with the iced coffee options. This would be a great prize pack for summer!

Again, you have until July 31st to enter for a chance to win and a winner will be chosen on August 4th. Head over here to enter for a chance to win this great prize.

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How To Choose A Quality Hotel

How To Choose A Quality Hotel

Vacation time is one of everyone’s favorite parts of the year, right? Along with adventures of new places, amusement parks and beautiful scenic views, the kids and adults alike enjoy staying in hotels along the way. We have put together some of our best tips for How To Choose A Quality Hotel that are sure to help you make the most of your stay along the way.
 

HOW TO CHOOSE A QUALITY HOTEL

 
READ THE ONLINE REVIEWS CAREFULLY. A hotel or motel doesn’t have to always have 5 star ratings to make it a quality hotel. It does however need to have at least 75% positive reviews from other people who have stopped there. Make sure to look for things that are important to you within the reviews. Perhaps you don’t mind a bit outdated look, but the cleanliness of the room is important. Or maybe you need your hotel to be within walking distance of restaurants, shopping or event centers. Read reviews carefully and weigh what is important to you.  You may want to check a variety of different review sites.  I often find Hotels.com and Trip Advisor helpful.

STICK WITH WELL KNOWN CHAIN HOTELS. While this isn’t always the only quality hotel out there, some franchises have very strict standards. Going with a well known chain will help you to have a better experience as some things will be standard at any hotel within the chain. Popular chains include Marriott, Best Western, Radisson, Hilton, Choice Hotels, etc.

WATCH FOR THE TERM “SUITES” OR “EXTENDED STAY”. If you are going to be traveling and staying in the same hotel for several days at a time, these terms are important. While they often offer more space, a small kitchen and a few amenities needed for a family to be comfortable and maybe save money by making a few meals at the hotel, they may offer less care to your room during your stay. You may be responsible for making beds and basic cleaning unless requested specifically.  Be sure to ask before booking!

STAY NEAR CONVENTION CENTERS OR EVENT CENTERS. Most convention centers and large event centers are typically surrounded by nicer quality hotels. Not only do they cater to large crowds and pickier clientèle, they are prepared with anything you might have forgotten and need on the road.

CALL THE HOTEL DIRECTLY. Does a particular review or description leave you feeling uncertain? Contact the hotel customer service line to ask specific questions. While they are suppose to make you feel better about booking, they are also typically pretty up front about things. Worried about it being a safe area for your kids? Most hotel staff will be willing to let you know if they would be okay with their kid staying there.

CALL THE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Along similar lines, there is much to be said about an objective outside party giving you advice and tips on places to stay. The area Chamber of Commerce will have staff that knows the area and is happy to answer questions about safety, cleanliness or general location.

Taking the time to read all reviews, check out what others have to say and research the area will help you tremendously in knowing how to pick a quality hotel for your next vacation. Remember that things like overall décor or size of a room won’t matter much if you plan to be out and about doing family activities during your stay.

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Choice of Four Sterling Silver Tiffany Inspired Bracelets only $9.99 Each!

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Jane.com has a choice of four sterling silver bracelets on sale right now for only $9.99 each! That is such an incredible price on these pieces. They are regularly $20, so this is 50% off.

These bracelets remind me of the popular Tiffany styles and are just a mere fraction of the cost. They would also be beautiful worn together! Shipping on these is only $3.50 for the first and $2 for each additional one that you purchase making them as low as $11.99 each!

Head over here to grab this great deal and here are a few details from the listing:

Bracelets add the perfect touch to any outfit and you have your choice of 4 sterling silver options to match with anything in your closet! Glam Girl Bracelet: All your friends will admire this bracelet as it catches the light just right to give you that Glamorous glow. This gorgeous piece allows you to complete that red carpet look. 8” long, with a toggle. Love Me Bracelet: This piece is not only Elegant, but it shows you have a love for fashion. Add this beauty to any of your favorite looks. 8” long with an adjustable clasp that allows you to get the perfect fit. Sheek Bead Bracelet: This stylish bracelet can be dressed up or dressed down depending on your outfit. It is classic and sheek to go with whatever you choose. 8” long. Simple and Classy: This is the piece that can be worn anytime or anywhere. It is simple enough for lunch or shopping with the girls, yet classy for a night out on the town. 8” long.

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5-Piece Core Bamboo and Silicone Utensil Set only $7.99! (reg $22.50)

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Groupon has a great deal right now on this mini Core Bamboo and silicone kitchen utensils! They are on sale for only $7.99 for the full set of 5! That is such a great price.

The regular price on these is over $20 for the set. I own the basting brush and LOVE it! It has held up so well and is so much easier to clean than other brushes with fibers. This is really a great set and would make a great gift as well.

Shipping is $3.99 for the set or get free shipping on purchases of $25 or more. Head over here to check it out and here are a few additional details:

  • 1″-wide utensils
  • Fit into small jars and bottles
  • Heat resistant up to 475ºF
  • Removable heads for cleaning
  • Durable bamboo handles
  • Hand wash

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Wow! $1/1 Lindsay Olives Coupon = $.38 at Walmart

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There is a really high value coupon available to save on Lindsay olives! This will make a possible freebie when paired with a sale or use it on Walmart’s regular price for this great deal:

Buy (1) Lindsay Olives — $1.38
Use (1) $1/1 Lindsay Olives Coupon
Final Price: $.38

You may need to change your zip code to find this coupon. Head over here and click the upper right hand corner to “Sign In”. Then hover over your name in the upper right hand corner and click “Profile”. Then just scroll down to edit your zip code to 46901 – Indiana. Then come back to this post and click the link above and you’ll find it already clipped and ready to print.

Head over to print two of these per computer. Also, check here for more Walmart match-ups before you make your shopping trip! PLEASE NOTE: Walmart prices vary by region, so this scenario may be a bit different at your location. You can find more current printable coupons at Coupons.comRed Plum,SmartSource, and SavingStar.

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Full Size All Natural and Organic Product Samples only $2 Shipped!

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Abe’s Market has some really incredible $2 samples available today! Each day you can choose up to three samples and the price is $2 each including shipping!

Today you can choose from:

  • Pure Organic Argon Oil, 1.7 oz
  • Thunderbird Cherry Walnut Energy Bar
  • Hooray Spinach Puree
  • Water Wipes Baby Wipes, 60 ct
  • and More!

This is such a great offer! Not only are you paying less shipped than you would in store but it gives you an opportunity to try out some great all natural and organic products. Head over here to see all of the samples available.

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FREE Jamocha Shake at Arby’s on July 23rd

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Arby’s is celebrating their 50th Anniversary and they are celebrating by giving YOU a FREE 12 oz Jamocha Shake on July 23rd. To get yours, just enter your email and they will email you a coupon.  Limit one coupon per person.

Nice! 1-Year Groupon Membership + $50 in Extras only $45!

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Groupon has this hot Sam’s Club membership deal back! You can get a 1-Year membership, $20 gift card and over $25 in extras for only $45!

You are basically getting the membership for free since the extra items are around $50 in value. I got this deal the last time it was offered and have loved it! It was no hassle at all to use all of my bonus vouchers and it was great coming home with virtually free food.

Head over to Groupon to grab this hot deal while it is still avaialble and here are a few additional details:

  • One-year Sam’s Club Savings Membership (a $45 value)
  • Complimentary membership card for a spouse or other household member
  • $20 gift card valid for any in-club, online or fuel purchases
  • Four Fresh-food vouchers, redeemable at the time of membership activation through Monday, October 27, 2014 (a $26.23 value), including:
    • Sliced oven-roast turkey (22 oz. – $7.98 value)
    • Ciabatta rolls (8 ct. – $3.99 value)
    • Black bean five-layer dip (28 oz. – $7.98 value)
    • Apple pie (10” – $6.28 value)

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10-Foot iPhone 4/5 Bungee Chargers only $5.99! (reg $30+)

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Jane.com has these 10-foot iPhone 4 and 5 bungee chargers on sale right now for only $5.99 each. I own one of these and it is my favorite charger – it is really long and durable. And I paid over $30 for mine in a store.

This is a great deal on these! Shipping is $3.99 for the first making it $9.98 shipped and $1.99 for each additional making them as low as $7.98 shipped.

Head over here to grab this great deal and here are a few additional details:

Charge your phone or tablet with this high speed, extra long cable, with a bungee cord that prevents tangles in eight fun colors! Comes with a matching charging cube! Available in 2 sizes: Compatible with iPhone 4/4s OR Compatible with iPhone 5/5c/5s, iPad 4 and iPad Mini.

The cable measures 10 feet and is available in green, hot pink,blue, black, white, orange, purple and yellow! Cube has a collapsible plug.

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Crazy 8 Children’s Clothing Starting at $1.39! Great for Back to School!

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Crazy 8 has a great sale going on right now to save 50% off of great Back to School styles of children’s clothing. There are so many great deals in this sale including:

  • Boys’ Twill Shorts only $8.44
  • Boys’ Button T-Shirts only $7.44
  • Girls’ Sundress only $9.94
  • Girls’ T-Shirts Starting at $6.44
  • Accessories only $3.44
  • and More

Also, you should check out the clearance section which is priced up to 80% off right now. Price start at less than $2 on these items.

There is no coupon code required for these discounts and shipping is free on orders of $75 or more. Or get flat $5 shipping on any purchase. Head over here to check it out.

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