Entries from May 26, 2013 - June 1, 2013

Saturday
Jun012013

Summer Party Planning: How to Stay on Budget

Hosting any summer get-togethers? Making a budget (and sticking to it) can be hard when you don’t know exactly how much everyone will eat. But consider this your savvy cheat sheet. Figure each person will eat approximately this much of each of the following items:

Related: Cook Tasty Meals on a Budget

•  Burgers: 1 or 2 4-oz. patties, plus fixings (check out these delish DIY condiments!)
•  Hot Dogs: 1 or 2 2-oz. franks plus fixings
•  Potato Chips: 1 to 1 1/2 oz.
•  Lemonade: 2 8-oz. cups, more if it’s hot out
•  Fruit Salad: 1/2 cup
•  Green Salad: 1 cup
•  Bone-in Chicken: 8 to 12 oz.
•  Pasta Salad: 1/2 to 3/4 cup
•  Cookies: 2
•  Ice Cream: 1 cup
•  Soda or Beer: 2 12-oz. cans
•  Ice: 1/2 lb., plus whatever you’ll need to fill your coolers

(Source: All You magazine)

Saturday
Jun012013

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake by Pioneer Woman

 

 

Amazing! Get the recipe here from the Pioneer Woman.

Saturday
Jun012013

Free Rollerskating for the Kids This Summer

Go here to take advantage of the Kids Skate Free Program! Just go here and click your state on the map to find a participating location near you (note that not all states offer this free program).

Saturday
Jun012013

The Light Between Oceans Kindle Book Only $4.99

 

This is one of my fave books. And on sale now for only $4.99 on Kindle!

The Light Between Oceans- $4.99

Saturday
Jun012013

Centrum: Free Sample of Burst Chews

Saturday
Jun012013

Powerade Ultimate Instant Win Game

Go here to play the Powerade Let’s Go for More Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game!

You could win:

Grand Prize: A soccer training experience for winner and 1 guest: including an 8-hour training session for winner and guest with 2 professional soccer players at a location near winner’s home, round-trip transportation to and from the location of training session, 3 meals, a POWERADE uniform consisting of warm-up suit, shorts, socks, training jersey, and t-shirt, a photo op with the professional soccer players and a training session completion certificate.

First Prize: A Nintendo Wii U; and an EA Sports FIFA 13 video game – $400 value

Second Prize: An Official Soccer Ball – $20 value

Saturday
Jun012013

Win $10 Walmart Gift Card + Herdez Freebies

Go to the Herdez Brand Facebook page, like them, and click on the “Sweepstakes” tab to enter to be among the first to try their new Mexican Cooking Sauces! They are giving away 100 free jars each week (400 jars total!), through 6/27, along with a $10 Walmart gift card.

 

Saturday
Jun012013

32 Popular Book Club Novels

 

 

Looking for a good book to read? Here are 32 great books! I've read Water for Elephants, The Time Traveler's Wife and Gone Girl and highly recommend!