About Melanie

A busy mother of three little ones, Melanie is an expert at shopping online. In fact she might be addicted to it.  She keeps us up to date on the latest daily deals, online deals and FAB coupons. She also keeps the fab catalina lists up to date. Learn More About Melanie

Get Your Custom Holiday Cards!

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There's still time to get super cute and cheap holiday cards to send to your friends and family! We've partnered with Basic Invite to share their beautiful Christmas cards with you. The cards are totally customizable with lots of designs and color options. Plus, there's a coupon code for 30% off right now! Save 30% on Holiday Cards with coupon code holi30 at checkout! Here's more about why Basic Invite is worth checking out for your photo …
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Pumpkin Cinnamon Streusel Pancakes Recipe

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The Best Pumpkin Pancakes! I have tried a few pumpkin pancake recipes that are great, but this one is fantastic! Perfect for an indulgent weekend breakfast or a special holiday breakfast. They are so tender and fluffy! Like having delicious cake for breakfast! But there's whole wheat flour in there and some squash even, so it is totally okay to eat as a meal. ;) These pancakes are my vote for Christmas breakfast this year! Start out …
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Black Friday Travel Deals!

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Brown Pelican Hilton Head (save up to $500 on Black Friday) From a beach resort getaway to a ski retreat in Rockies…‘tis the season to save big on travel! We've partnered with Wyndham Vacation Rentals to feature their Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals! The biggest holiday shopping days of the year aren’t just about finding deals on the coolest new toys and TVs – more and more it has become a great time to shop and save on …
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Get Ready for Cold & Flu Season!

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Be Prepared for Cold & Flu Season! (Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own! Check out my stay healthy tips!) It's that time of year again. Sure, it is an awesome time because of the fun holiday shopping, family time, and other holiday festivities. But it is also that time of year when people are getting sick! It seems like the cold and flu are running around all over my neighborhood right now! Are these illnesses going …
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Check Out Cute Coupon Organizers!

Take a look at these cute Coupon Organizers! Raise your hand if you like to save money! (I'm raising my hand!) Do you use coupons? Do you know someone that uses coupons? If you've been following our blog for a while, you know that we've had quite a bit of experience with coupons in the past. There are still good coupons out there and you might as well save money on the things you are going to buy anyway. You really start saving when you stock …
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Tips for Making Your Jeans Last Longer

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Keep your jeans looking like new! When you finally find an awesome pair of jeans, you want to make them last as long as possible! Finding the perfect jeans can be quite an investment of time and often money. Make it more worthwhile and frugal by doing what you can to make your jeans last longer! I had the privilege of meeting Alicia recently and with her help I found a perfect jean for my body type. She is a professional wardrobe stylist …
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10 Things People Waste Money On

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Do you have a goal to spend less money or to increase your savings? I do! My goal for this year is to build my savings up to cover 6 months worth of living expenses. In order to do that, I will need to pay more attention to how I'm spending my money. Are you wasting your money? DaveRamsey.com posted an interesting article about the 10 things that Americans waste money on. Here's my take on it... 1. Credit card interest - Don't buy what you can't …
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Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

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Make your own pumpkin pie spice! Ever wanted to make a fall pumpkin recipe only to find out that you don't have the pumpkin pie spice that the recipe calls for? Save yourself a trip to store and see if you have these spices instead. If you make it yourself you can save some money because those little containers of pumpkin pie spice can be expensive. In fact, what I really recommend doing is mixing up some of this homemade pumpkin pie spice …
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Save Money at Disney

How to Save Money on Your Disney Vacation... Who loves Disney? Who wants a family vacation? Who is ready to make memories to last a lifetime? As you know, Disney isn’t cheap, but it can be one of the happiest places on earth with your family! Here are some tips to help you prepare for your next adventure! And if you're looking for a deal on your Disney Vacation, I highly recommend checking out this company (they offer layaway plans too!). If …
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Healthy Granola Yogurt Parfait Recipe

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A healthy and delicious snack idea! I think this yummy granola yogurt parfait would be a perfect morning snack! Since there is a bit of sweetness to it, I think it might actually fulfill that craving for sweets that I get at night too. Trade in the ice cream for a fresh, light yogurt parfait! Yum! What do you think? When would this snack fit into your day: mid-morning snack, 3 pm cravings, or mid-night munchies? The granola is really simple …
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