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Think About It!

Our tagline for Intentional Moms (the ministry I work with) is Think About It. Not only is it a literal challenge to get people thinking about our name, but a bigger challenge for parents to think about what type of legacy they want their children to have and to be intentional about getting them there.

Catherine Hickem wrote a very poignant newsletter this month on this very topic and I know I benefitted from the reminder to think about my parenting instead of simply trying to survive each day! When people ask you how you’re doing, do you typically answer, “Busy!”? If so, then this is a must read for you:

A part of the Intentional Moms! logo is the phrase “Think About It”.  One of our main organizational goals is to get moms thinking about various facets of their motherhood.  Truth be told, I have observed a great lack of thought among today’s moms and it is causing great harm to today’s children and tomorrow’s future… Click HERE to read more.


Watch Sami on Talk of the Town: 9/8

Make sure to catch Sami on Nashville’s Top Rated Talk Show, Talk of the Town, Tuesday, September 8th at 11am CST!

This time she’ll be highlighting Cost-Effective Family Meal Planning. If you don’t live in the Nashville area, check back later Tueday for a video link and a summary of the tips she shared.

Kroger Deals: 9/6-12

There are not a lot of remarkable deals going on at Kroger this week, but they are stilll running the following items in their 10/$10 sale (keep in mind you can buy just one at $1 each instead of buying 10!):
Kroger Sour Cream or Dip
Kroger OJ, half gallon
Kroger Jumbo Biscuits
Country Crock Spread, 10-15 oz
Kroger Frozen Microwave Pizzas
Hamburger & Hot Dog Buns
Banquet Frozen Dinners
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish
Frito Lay Value Bags (Lays and Doritos)
Gatorade Sports Drinks
Kroger Can Fruit
Kraft BBQ Sauce
Sweet Baby Rays BBQ  (Great Price!  My favorite is Honey Chipotle)
Kroger Twin Pops, popsicles, 12 ct.

Here’s another potential freebie:
Bounty Paper Towels, 1 roll
– Use $0.25/1 Bounty Paper Towel or Napkins  P&G 8/30
– Use $0.50/1 Bounty Paper Towels SS 6/21
–  Use $1/1 Bounty Paper Towels RP 8/23
Final Price:  As low as FREE

Kids eat free at Ikea

Today and tomorrow, (September 6 & 7), Kids under 12 eat free at Ikea! (No adult purchase necessary!)
I wish we lived closer to one – they also have free childcare, so you can get free babysitting and then a free meal afterwards…even if you don’t go shopping, that’s a great deal!

CVS Deals: 9/6-9/12

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Not a lot to warrant rushing over to CVS this week, but here are a few deals that might interest you (Check out Common Sense with Money for more)

Three Day Sale Sunday-Tuesday

Neutrogena Cosmetics–on sale Buy One, Get One Free (prices start at $7.99)
Buy 2 products at $7.99 and use 2 $3/1 coupons in the August All You magazine
$0.98 each after coupons

Buy 1 Aussie Shampoo, Conditioner, or Styler at $2.99, Get $2 ECBs (Limit 3)
$0.99 after ECBs

Buy 1 Coppertone NutraShield Sun Care at $6.99
Use $5/1 coupon here
$1.99 after coupon

Weekly ECB Deals

LifeLock DVD Starter Kit $2.99, Earn $2.99 in ECBs wyb one Limit 1
FREE after ECB

Schick Slim Triple ST3 Disposable Razors 8 ct $6.99, Earn $4 in ECBs wyb one Limit 1
Use $3/1 coupon from 8/16 SS insert
FREE after coupon and ECBs

Scope Outlast 750ml or Crest with Scope Outlast Toothpaste 5.8oz $3.49, Earn $2.50 in ECBs wyb one Limit 2
Use $0.50/1 coupon from 8/30 P&G insert
Pay $0.49 each after coupon and ECBs

Cover Girl Clean Liquid Foundation or Pressed Powder $4.99 , Earn $2 in ECBs when you buy one. Limit 1 – Deal Idea:
Buy one Clean Liquid Foundation and One any other Face product
Use $1/1 coupon from 8/30 P&G Insert
Use FREE Face Product wyb Foundation coupon from 8/30 P&G Insert
Pay $3.99 for both and get $2 ECBs back. That’s like paying 99 cents each!

Free Gyros in Chicago – 9/1

To all my fellow Chicagoans!!! Get a FREE Gyros TODAY ONLY (9/1/09)

Go HERE to print your free coupon and to find out which of their 44 Chicagoland locations are participating. What I wouldn’t give for some Chicago food right now! Save me a bite 😉