Entries from April 9, 2017 - April 15, 2017


Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program - Grades 1-6. Kids Earn a FREE Book!

Kids Earn a Free Book:

The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing and earn a FREE book, simply by following these three easy steps:

1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (English or Español). Tell us which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 16th and September 5th, 2017. Find a Store
3. Choose your FREE reading adventure from the book list featured on the back of the journal.


Free Kotex Sample Pack

Go request a FREE U By Kotex Fitness Sample Pack (choose from 2 different sample packs)! Just pick the sample pack you want and click the “Get a Free Sample” button to request yours. Note that if you requested a U by Kotex sample within the last 6 months, you won’t be eligible to request this sample. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery!


DIY Marshmallow Bunnies

  • Serves: 24
    Prep time: 30 minutes
    Cooking time: 9 minutes
    Cost: $
    Difficulty: Easy
    You’ll need: Candy thermometer and bunny-shaped cookie cutter 

    2 tablespoons plus 2 1/2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
    1/2 cup cold water
    2 cups granulated sugar
    1/2 cup light corn syrup
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup hot water
    2 large egg whites
    2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    Food coloring, color(s) of choice
    2 cups colored sugar for dusting
    1/4 cup cocoa powder
    1/2 teaspoon water

    Optional: A few drops of flavoring syrup, like lemon, rose or lavender 




  1. Grease a 9-by-13-inch rectangular dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside
  2. In a small bowl, combine unflavored gelatin and 1/2 cup cold water. Let sit for at least 5 minutes
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, salt and hot water
  4. Bring to boil over a medium high heat. Cook, without stirring, until mixture registers 238 F on a candy thermometer, about 9 minutes. Once sugar syrup has reached 238 F, remove from heat and add the thickened unflavored gelatin
  5. In a large bowl or the bowl of electric mixer, combine egg whites and vanilla on high until stiff peaks form. Reduce the mixer speed to low, and carefully pour in the sugar syrup in a slow and steady stream. Add 4 drops of food coloring. 
  6. Once all incorporated, turn your mixer on medium high and beat until it has doubled in volume. Pour into your prepared dish and allow to set, uncovered, for at least three hours. Pour 2 cups of sugar into a gallon size plastic bag. 
  7. Add 6 drops of food coloring to sugar and massage sugar and coloring together until color has been distributed. Lightly grease the cookie cutter with non-stick cooking spray. 
  8. Cut out bunny shapes with cookie cutter. 
  9. Place cut bunnies into bag with sugar and gently shake until fully covered, or simply pour sugar onto a cookie sheet and fully coat the bunnies. 
  10. Sprinkle any remaining colored sugar evenly over prepared marshmallows.



Free Gasoline Gift Card from Ziploc


Frozen LEGO Set Deal


Sonic: 1/2 Price Shakes 

Today, stop by Sonic for 1/2 price shakes and ice cream slushes all day long! Choose from flavors like Peanut Butter Fudge, Oreo Cheesecake, Coconut Cream Pie, Chocolate and so many more!

PLUS, you can score 1/2 price shakes and ice cream slushes every night after 8PM!


New Walmart Discount Program

Walmart will be offering up a new pickup discount on eligible, online-only (non-store) items that customers buy online and ship to any Walmart store for pick up – discount available in the contiguous United States only. This new pickup discount will initially be available on about 10,000 items and the discount will then roll out to more than one million of the most popular items by the end of June. Starts April 19th.


Great Weekend Trip: Bavarian Inn Deals

Here is some information about Bavarian Inn

About Bavarian Inn Restaurant:
Celebrating 125 years of service in 2013, the Bavarian Inn Restaurant has become a Michigan landmark. Generations of diners,
lodgers and tourists from around the globe have discovered true Bavarian hospitality thanks to Dorothy and her late husband William
"Tiny" Zehnder. Guests experience the old-world European charm of the Bavarian Inn - whether it's the famous chicken dinners, fresh
baked goods or Michigan's greatest selection of German beer. Bavarian Inn also prides itself on being one of the top consumers of Pure
Michigan agricultural products. Nestled within a backdrop of authentic German architecture, a variety of shops and other fun activities, a
trip to Frankenmuth would not be complete without a visit to the Bavarian Inn Restaurant.

MY READERS RECEIVE AND EXCLUSIVE COUPON for Bavarian Inn Restaurant - HALF Off at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant! 

About the Bavarian Inn Lodge:
The Bavarian Inn Lodge, nestled along the Cass River in one of Michigan's top tourist destinations - Frankenmuth - is one of the state's
largest Indoor Water Park Hotels. The Lodge has 360 European-themed guest rooms, including whirlpool and family suites, an
adult-only pool, two gift shops, two lounges and two restaurants -- all under one roof.
The Lodge's expansive 35,000 square feet Family
Fun Center houses two dramatic water slides, three pools and two whirlpools, over 150 video and redemption games, a two-story
children's play village and Willy's Kingdom indoor mini-golf course. Guests can also enjoy live, year-round, nightly entertainment and
test their own musical skills during weekend family karaoke shows. In 30 years of business, the Bavarian Inn Lodge has been an
important destination for travelers, evidenced by the 1.25 million room-nights that have been booked there since its opening, along with
its top rating on TripAdvisor.

MY READERS RECEIVE UP TO $35 off their Bavarian Inn Lodge Stay! Any Pool Access, Pool Level or Suite OR $25 OFF - Any
Standard or Balcony Guest Room (w/Two Double Beds or One King Bed) Code #1239JD Call (855) 421-1366

Learn more at www.bavarianinn.com.