How to Host a SuperBowl Party — On a Budget!

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The SuperBowl is coming up this coming Sunday!    It is one of the most popular times of the year for parties and get togethers with family and friends.   What I love about hosting these parties is just getting together with friends to enjoy great food – and some pretty hilarious commercials!

If you are planning on hosting this year, there is a way that you can put together a party without blowing your budget.  Here are some things you can do to ensure your party is not only a success — it doesn’t cost a fortune!

1.  Go Potluck.  Instead of paying for it all yourself, ask your friends to bring their favorite snack foods.  It is not only a great way to save money, it also helps bring a variety of foods to the party.   When you set up your food, make sure it is close to the action.  This allows your guests easy access to the food and keeps YOU out of the kitchen!  Remember that nothing is more frustrating than stepping out to grab another plate of wings and you miss that incredible play!

2.  Make your party BYOB.  When it comes to your beverages, costs can quickly add up.  Ask each person to bring along his or her own libations and you can provide the ice, water or even tea.  Grab some coolers filled with ice so your guests can grab another cold one without missing the action.

3.  Hit the Dollar Stores for Paper Goods.  Rather than spend money on printed paper goods, just go for solid colors (or even just white) by shopping at the Dollar Store.  You can find some incredible deals on these items, which just end up in the trash anyhow.   Think about it – do you remember the plates you ate off of at your last party?  Chances are you don’t – so why spend so much on something that doesn’t really matter?

4.  Set up correctly.  Make sure that you’ve got everything you need ready to go.  That means setting out enough chairs and seating for your guests.   Don’t forget coasters for beverage and plenty of napkins (not only for sticky fingers, but also possible spills).

5.  Plan before you shop.  A shopping list is key to saving money.  Figure out what you need ahead of time and make sure you print your coupons before you leave home. When you forget something, it not only takes more time to run back to the store to pick it up, it also might cost you more as impulse purchases might find their way into your shopping cart.

Whatever you do to celebrate the fun, remember it’s just a day!


HyVee Weekly Coupon & Deal Matchups for the Week of 1/28 – 2/4

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Be sure to read (and print) Hy-Vee’s coupon policy. You can also review the weekly ad on-line — where you will find both the print and web versions.

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Below you will find your weekly match-ups for Hy-Vee. You will find the in-ad coupons, top deals and all of the other deals from this week’s ad – both the on-line and print versions. If something is a really great deal, you will find it highlighted in green.

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Price Chopper Coupon Deals: Week of 1/28

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If you shop at Price Chopper in the Kansas City metro, you can find this week’s weekly ad — both print and web versions — by stopping on over here.Be sure to read and print the coupon guidelines before you shop. And don’t forget to take along vyour reusable bags to receive a $0.05 per bag credit!

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Below are the weekly ad coupon match ups for Price Chopper. You will find the Lowest Price Guarantee items at the top and then match-ups for the weekly ad follows. If something is a great deal, you will find it highlighted in green.

 

Price Chopper has a Lowest Price Guarantee on items each week. You can be sure that the price you are paying is the lowest in the Kansas City Metro area. If not, Price Chopper will match the competitor’s price. See the store for details and information.

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Save Up to 40% off of The North Face Jackets and Apparel

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Moosejaw is offering additional discounts on past season’s The North Face Apparel items.  That makes them as much as 40% off of suggested retail prices!!!  They have styles available for Men, Women and Kids!  Most items will even ship for free as well!!!

Keep in mind that these are in the outlet, so that means styles and sizes may sell out quickly!

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Free MP3 Album for Android Devices: Blake Shelton – Brining Back the Sunshine

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Android users can get a FREE album download of Blake Shelton’s Bringing Back the Sunshine!  Just pop over to Google Play and click the orange “FREE” button to get yours!!!

 

Even More Amazon Costume Deals: Marvel, MLP, and More- starting at $2.76

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Here are even MORE great costume deals!  I’ll keep digging, so you may see more this evening.  There is a lot of variation with these, different sizes are different prices and some sizes may qualify for Prime shipping while others are add-ons.

Metallic Captain America Dress for Kids: $6.99

Marvel Captain America: The Winter Soldier Stealth Suit Costume Set: $2.84 (add-on) 

Hulk / Captain America Reversible Kids Costume: $6.12

Beware the Batman Kids Costume:$7.79

Marvel Pink Spider-Girl Costume – Large (12-14): $3.71 add-on

Halloween Concepts Child’s Orange Glitter Witch Costume, Medium: $2.76 add-on

Despicable Me 2 Minion Dave Costume, Medium: $3.91 add-on 

My Lil’ Pony Rainbow Dash Classic: $4.65

Toy Story 2: Woody Deluxe Costume: $5.96
 


*Shipping is free if you are a member of Amazon Prime or if you spend $35 on qualifying Amazon purchases. Prices and availability subject to change. Make sure you confirm the price prior to purchase. If the price noted above differs from what you see on line, it simply means that this deal has expired since the time it was posted.

**Add-on items require a $25 purchase for members of Amazon Prime.  Add-on items will count towards the total.

 

 

 

 

 

Amazon Costume Deals: Starting at just $2.22

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Disguise Saban Super MegaForce Power Rangers Pink Ranger Deluxe Girls Costume: $5.82 (was $44.99)

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Marvel Universe Captain America Hero Mask: $5.50 (was $12.99)
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Batman Kids Costume: $4.38
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Disguise Saban Super MegaForce Power Rangers Blue Ranger Classic Muscle Boys Costume: $12.94

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WWE Superstar Sin Cara Mask: $2.22 (add-on)

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Deluxe Black Ninja Kids Costume: $4.49 (add-on)

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Haunted House Child Prisoner Costume: $3.00 (add-on)


*Shipping is free if you are a member of Amazon Prime or if you spend $35 on qualifying Amazon purchases. Prices and availability subject to change. Make sure you confirm the price prior to purchase. If the price noted above differs from what you see on line, it simply means that this deal has expired since the time it was posted.

**Add-on items require a $25 purchase for members of Amazon Prime.  Add-on items will count towards the total.

Women’s RFID Wallets As Low As $2.90 Shipped!

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One way to protect yourself while you are out shopping is to keep your credit cards safe.  Unfortunately, some thieves have devices which can steal your credit card information, even while in your wallet.  One way to protect yourself is to use an RFID blocking wallet to hold those cards and your ID.  This way, the metal strip can not be read and your information remains safe.

Amazon has some great deals on these wallets, with prices starting as low as $2.99 shipped.

Just click the color you want above and you will go directly to the product to make your purchase!

**Prices and availability subject to change. Make sure you confirm the price prior to purchase. If the price noted above differs from what you see on line, it simply means that this deal has expired since the time it was posted.

DIY Valentines 3D Mailbox (Silhouette Tutorial)

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Find out how you can use your Silhouette Machine to make this ADORABLE Valentine's Day 3D Mailbox!!!
I am so excited about this new Silhouette Valentines project! It was super easy to make and my daughter is so excited about her 3D Valentines Mailbox! In fact it turned out so great we are making several more for her to give as gifts to friends and teachers!

Supplies:

  • Silhouette Portrait or Cameo Machine
  • 3 pieces of DCVW scrapbook paper (cardstock thickness is best)
  • Glue
  • Supplies to decorate

To make this 3D Valentine Mailbox simply go HERE and purchase the file from the Silhouette store (just $0.99). Open the file in your Silhouette program. The file is a bit larger than the cutting mat, so you are going to want to “ungroup” the images. To do this simply draw a box around the entire image go to “Object” and click “ungroup”. This will allow you can move each image around individually and place them in such a way as to fit your cutting mat. I ended up printing mine on 3 separate pieces of scrapbook paper cut to 8″ x 11″.

For your cutting settings select “Patterned Paper” and set your blade to a “3”. Click “cut”.

Now that all of your pieces have been cut, simply begin to configure your mailbox. This part is pretty self explanatory. The corner pieces with the jagged corners go on the sides of the mailbox. The longest piece is the back piece that goes up over the top of the mailbox. Finally the front piece is the tall piece with the hole in the front. Glue all of these pieces together. To finish the project there are extra front and side pieces to use as decor in a different paper pattern.

To decorate I simply printed several extra hearts, used a piece of ribbon and folded some accordion pieces to make the hearts look like they pop!

This project only took about 20 minutes to do start to finish! You can print on any color or design paper and make this mailbox as unique as you would like!

Find out how you can use your Silhouette Machine to make this ADORABLE Valentine's Day 3D Mailbox!!!

This Week’s BEST Laundry Product Deals 1/25 – 1/31

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In order to help YOU save money, we’ve got a round up of this week’s best Laundry Detergent deals!  We include only those national stores, such as Target, CVS, etc.

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