Sunday, November 23, 2014

Saving - Skylanders Trap Team Starter Packs $37!

You can currently grab a Black Friday price on the Skylanders Trap Team Starter Packs iconon Walmart's Pre-Black Friday sale!  They are marked down to $37 (Reg $74.99)!

These were already previously out of stock online but they appear to have them back in stock.  I would recommend grabbing now if you are interested in this great price!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Saving - Dollar Tree 10% off $10 Purchase 11/23 Only!

Dollar Tree is back again this year with their 10% off $10 purchase coupon and it is valid 11/23 only.

This is a great way to grab a little extra savings on stocking stuffers and more!

Some great items you may consider (check out my post here):
Birthday or Christmas gift bags
Toothbrushes, Hand Sanitizer, Bath Wash, etc (characters like Angry Birds and Hello Kitty)
Helium Balloons (surprise someone!)
Flash Cards
Plastic Containers (fill up for gift giving) They have cute popcorn containers, maybe a fun family movie night gift!
Paper pads 
Greeting Cards (individual are 2/$1)
Thank you card packs
Stickers
Color books & Work books
Craft Supplies
Party Supplies

Let us know what you like purchasing at Dollar Tree!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Living - Your Next Adventure Sioux Falls!

Looking for an adventure this weekend for the kids/family? Check out the list of activities in and around Sioux Falls. What will your adventure be?

Friday 11/21
Winter Wonderland Kick Off at Falls Park 6 pm - here

West Mall 7 Family Matinee Series - Free Birds - here

Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

Open Gym at Wings Gymnastics 6-7:30pm - here

Saturday 11/22

Cookies & Canvas - Turkey at Wine & Canvas 10am - 12pm - here

Siouxland Libraries Reading Activities as early as 10:05 am - here

Basic Beading Class at Bead Co - here

West Mall 7 Family Matinee Series - Free Birds - here

Baby's First Christmas at Toys R Us (birth date Aug-Nov 2014) 10 am - here

Ultimate Wish Saturdays at toys R Us 12-4pm - here

Michael's Kids Crafts - DIY Felt Stocking 10-12 - here

Trains At Christmas 10am - 5pm - here

Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 10am - 8pm - here

Garland Party & Open House at Landscape Garden Center -here


Kids in The Kitchen at HyVee on Sycamore 10:30am - 12pm - here

Sunday 11/23
West Mall 7 Family Matinee Series - Free Birds - here

Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here

Garland Party & Open House at Landscape Garden Center - here


Trains At Christmas 10am - 4pm  here

Creative Spirits Creative Kids "Who's Watching You" 1:30-3pm - here

West Mall 7 Family Matinee Series - Free Birds - here

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Living - Santa Sightings 2014!


Looking to surprise the kids with a visit to see Santa?  Here are a few events going on around the Sioux Falls area with an appearance from Santa.  Events will be added as they are announced.

Please let me know if there are other Santa sightings and I will update the list.  Thanks!

November 19th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

November 20th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

November 21st
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here
Winter Wonderland Kick Off downtown 6pm - here



November 22nd
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 10am - 8pm - here
Garland Party & Open House at Landscape Garden Center - here

November 23rd
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here
Garland Party & Open House at Landscape Garden Center - here

November 24th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

November 25th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

November 26th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

November 27th
7th Annual Reindeer Event at Lewis Drug 69th/Louise 8am - 12pm - here
7th Annual Reindeer Event at Lewis Drug 41st/Minn 1-4pm - here

November 28th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here
7th Annual Reindeer Event at Lewis Drug 10th/Cliff 1-5pm - here
Santa & Petting Zoo at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm - here


November 29th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 10am - 8pm - here
Santa & Petting Zoo at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm - here
Santa & Mrs Claus at Oakridge Nursery in Brandon 10am - 12pm - here
7th Annual Reindeer Event at Lewis Drug 12th/Kiwanis 2-6pm - here
7th Annual Reindeer Event at Lewis Drug 26th/Sycamore 9am - 1pm - here
Meet Santa at Christmas Tree Acres 1-4pm - here
Pictures with Santa at J&L Harley 10am - 2pm - here
Brandon Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony 6-8pm - here

November 30th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here
7th Annual Reindeer Event at Lewis Drug 41st/Marion 12-4pm - here
Santa & Mrs Claus at Oakridge Nursery in Brandon 12-3pm - here
Meet Santa at Christmas Tree Acres 1-4pm - here
Santa & Petting Zoo at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm - here
Santa at B&J Photography in Hartford 1-3pm - here

December 1st
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 2nd
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 3rd
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 4th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 5th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here


December 6th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 10am - 8pm - here
Santa & Petting Zoo at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm - here
Meet Santa at Christmas Tree Acres 1-4pm - here
Breakfast with Santa at Great Plains Zoo - here
Kidgets Milk with Santa at Empire Mall 9am - here
Breakfast With Santa - Harrisburg, SD 8:30-11am - here
North Pole Carnival at Active Generations 10am - 1pm - here

December 7th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here
Santa & Petting Zoo at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm - here
Meet Santa at Christmas Tree Acres 1-4pm - here
Paint with Santa Color Me Mine 2:15-3:45pm - here
Santa & Petting Zoo at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm - here
Meet Santa at Christmas Tree Acres 1-4pm - here
Hometown Christmas in Hartford - here

December 8th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 9th
Decorate Cookies with Mrs Claus Scheels Kids Klub 6pm - here
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 10th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 11th
Kid's Christmas Party at MoVM 6-7:30pm - here
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 12th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here


December 13th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 10am - 8pm - here
Visit Santa at Shriver's Square 10am - 5pm - here
Visit with Santa at Christmas Extravaganza at Western Mall 1-5pm - here

December 14th
Santa's Winter Wonderland at Sertoma Butterfly House - here
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here

December 15th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 16th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 17th
Santa at Sioux Falls Stampede Hockey Game starting 6pm - here
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 18th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 19th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here


December 20th
Visit Santa at Shriver's Square 10am - 5pm - here
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 10am - 8pm - here

December 21st
Visit Santa & Live Reindeer at Scheels 12-3pm - here
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here

December 22nd
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 23rd
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 8pm - here

December 24th
Photos with Santa at the Empire Mall 11am - 6pm - here


December 25th
Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Saving - 18 " Doll Matching Girl & Doll Outfits!

I am busy looking for deals on 18" doll items to scratch off my daughter's wish list.  How about you? Have a special little one wishing for clothes, accessories or more?

One of the things she is always wishing for are matching clothes for her and her doll.  Here are just a few nice deals I have come across at Walmart.com icon. Sizes are up to 14/16! Let me know if there is anything specific you are looking for!

Grab free shipping with $50 order or choose in-store pick up:



Together Forever Girls' Skirt Set with Matching Doll Dress iconas low as $16 (Reg $19.97) 

Together Forever Girls' Legging Set with Matching Doll Dress iconas low as $16 (Reg $19.97)

Saving - HOT**$10 Starbucks E Gift Card Just $5!

Have I a HOT deal for you today!  Grab a $10 Starbucks E Gift card for just $5!  What a great gift idea!  Or enjoy your very own Starbucks treats!

Head over and grab a $10 Starbucks E Gift card for just $5 and check out the deal details.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Saving - Gift Card Deals!

One of my favorite deals this time of year, gift card deals!  Purchase the deals for gifts...and for the coming years' expenses to save on the budget!

If you know of additional deals local/national, please leave me a comment.

Applebees - Purchase $50 in gift cards, receive $10 bonus gift card

Barnes & Noble - Purchase $75 in gift cards, receive $10 bonus

Chili's - Purchase $50 in gift cards, receive $10 bonus card

HuHot - Purchase $100 in gift cards, receive $20 bonus card

Lonestar Steakhouse - Purchase $25 in gift cards, receive $5 bonus.  Purchase $50, receive a free starter.  Purchase $100, receive a free entree.

Outback Steakhouse - Purchase $100 in gift cards, receive $20 bonus card to be used 1/1/15-2/15/15

Pickle Barrel - December 5th 7-10 am ONLY, purchase $20 card for $15 (limit 2) or $15 card for $10 (limit 2)

Ruby Tuesdays - Purchase $50 gift card, receive $15 bonus card or Purchase $25 and receive $5 bonus.

Stewarts - December 12 & 13th HALF off gift card sale

Target - BLACK FRIDAY ONLY Save 10% off gift card purchase, up to $300 in gift cards.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Living - Your Next Adventure Sioux Falls!

Looking for a little adventure this weekend for the kids/family?  Be sure to check out the list below! Enjoy your weekend!

Friday 11/14/14
Open Gym at Wings Gymnastics 6-7:30 pm - here

Family Matinee Series at West Mall 7 showing Mr Peabody & Sherman - here

Saturday 11/15/14

Family Matinee Series at West Mall 7 showing Mr Peabody & Sherman - here

Thanksgiving Storytime at Barnes & Noble 11 am - here

Baby's First Christmas at Toys R Us (born April-July 2014) - here

Ultimate Wish Saturdays at Toys R Us - here

Santa's Arrival Kidgets at Empire Mall - here

Michael's Crafts Reindeer Painted Canvas 10-12 - here

Kids in the kitchen at HyVee on Minn Ave 12-1 pm - here

Zoo Cub Class Animals Eat Meat 10:30-11:30 am - here

Sunday 11/16/14
Family Matinee Series at West Mall 7 showing Mr Peabody & Sherman - here


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Saving - Staples: 50 Holiday Cards $10 OR 100 Cards $19!

UPDATE: 20% code has now expired - but this is still a fantastic deal!  $10 for 50 cards is just $.20 a card!!

You can head over to Groupon and grab a great deal on holiday cards!  Staples is offering the following deals:
50 Holiday Cards $10 (Value 43.99)
100 Holiday Cards $19 (Value $81.99)


PLUS right now you can use code SALE at checkout to save an additional 20%!

That means you can grab 50 cards for just $8 (Just $.16 a card!) or 100 cards for $15.20 (Just $.15 a card)!


Purchase the Groupon deal here, then sign on to Staples.com and make your cards, use your Groupon code at checkout and then pick up at your local Staples store!

Check out all the details here

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Saving - HyVee $1.99 Farmland Bacon!

HyVee will have a 2-day sale this week on Thursday 11/13 and Friday 11/14.  Farmland 12 or 16 oz Bacon will be on sale for $2.99.  Great price, but it gets even better when you use a $1/1 Farmland bacon coupon - here.  After coupon pay only $1.99!  I would print this coupon now, if you are interested, before it disappears.

You can check out the 2-day ad here tomorrow. 










Try out this Bacon Wrapped Smokies recipe this holiday season!