Weekly Sunday Coupon Insert Preview: Up To 1 Inserts On 07/05/15

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Sunday Coupon Preview

Wondering which inserts you might find in this weekend’s newspaper? Take a look below to know for sure!

If you want to know what coupons you will find every weekend for all of 2015, you can check out the 2015 Coupon Insert Schedule.


$3/2 Pantene Products, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.50/1 Pepto-Bismol, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/1 Always Discreet Underwear, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.25/1 Bounty Napkins, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/2 Olay Facial Moisturizer or Facial Cleanser, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Pro-X, Regenerist, Total Effects, Age Defying and trial size]
$0.25/1 Bounty Product, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Single Rolls and trial size]
$0.50/1 Downy, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Libre Enjuague and Liquid 12 Loads and trial size]
$2/1 Clairol Natural Instincts Crema Keratina Hair Color, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/3 Tide Detergent or Downy Products, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Tide 10-oz., Downy Libre Enjuague, Downy Liquid 12 Loads, Tide Simply Clean & Fresh, Tide Simply Clean & Sensitive, Tide Pods and trial size]
$0.25/1 Duracell Coppertop, Quantum, Ultra Photo Lithium, Specialty Batteries, Rechargeable Batteries, Charger or Hearing Aid Batteries, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [6-ct.+ hearing aid; Excludes 1-ct.]
$1/1 Tide Detergent, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes 10-oz., Pods, Simply Clean & Fresh, Simply Clean & Sensitive and trial size]
$1/1 Febreze Product, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.50/1 Crest Toothpaste, Crest Rinse, Oral-B Glide Floss or Oral-B Floss Picks, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [3-oz.+ toothpaste; 237-ml.+ rinse, 35-M floss; 30-ct.+ picks; ETS]
$1.50/2 Crest Toothpaste, Crest Rinse, Oral-B Glide Floss or Oral-B Floss Picks, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [3-oz.+ toothpaste; 237-ml.+ rinse, 35-M floss; 30-ct.+ picks; ETS]
$3/3 Crest Toothpaste, Crest Rinse, Oral-B Glide Floss or Oral-B Floss Picks, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [3-oz.+ toothpaste; 237-ml.+ rinse, 35-M floss; 30-ct.+ picks; ETS]
$2/1 Vidal Sassoon Pro-Series Hair Color, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Tide Oxi Multipurpose Stain Remover, Tide Wash Machine Cleaner or Tide Boost, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [18-ct. to 37-ct.; ETS]
$3/1 Venus Razor, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Disposables and trial size]
$2/1 Tampax Pearl or Radiant Tampon, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [16-ct.+; ETS]
$1/1 Scope, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [250-ml.+; ETS]
$1/1 Olay Facial Moisturizer or Facial Cleanser, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Pro-X, Regenerist, Total Effects, Age Defying and trial size]
$0.25/1 Puffs or Charmin Product, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Puffs To Go and trial size]
$0.50/1 Oral-B Pulsar, 3D White, Pro-Health, Complete, Sensi-Soft, Indicator or Cavity Defense Toothbrush, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3 off Pampers Diapers or Pants, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [(2) bags or (1) box; ETS]
$2/1 Clairol Age Defy Hair Color, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/2 Charmin Double Rolls or Mega Rolls, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [12 double rolls or 6+ mega rolls; ETS]
$3/1 Align Product, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Always Pads or Pantiliners, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [12-ct.+ pads; 30-ct.+ pantiliners; Excludes Discreet and trial sizes]
$1.50/2 Swiffer Refills, Solutions or Dust & Shine, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1.50/1 Swiffer Sweeper or Duster Starter Kit, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Tampax Product, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [16-ct.+; ETS]
$2/1 Swiffer Wetjet Starter Kit, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Pantene Expert Collection, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1.50/1 Pantene Styler or Treatment, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.50/1 Swiffer Refill, Solution or Dust & Shine, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$5/3 Pantene Products, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes 6.7-oz. and trial size]
$1/1 Prilosec OTC, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.50/1 Pampers Wipes, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [56-ct.+; ETS]
$2/1 Pampers Splashers Swim Pants, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Meta Product, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Health Bar 1-ct. and trial size]
$1 off Luvs Diapers, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [(2) bags or (1) box; ETS]
$3/2 Herbal Essences Shampoo, Conditioner or Styling, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Herbal Essences Body Wash, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$1/1 Fixodent Adhesive, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [1.4-oz.+; ETS]
$3/1 Olay Pro-X or Regenerist Facial Moisturizer or Facial Hair Removal, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.25/1 Dawn, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/1 Gillette Male Razor, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Disposables and trial size]
$3/1 CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-In-1 Foundation or CoverGirl+Olay, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/1 CoverGirl Lashblast Mascara, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$4/2 CoverGirl Lip, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/1 Crest Sensi-Stop or Sensi-Care Combo Pack, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [6-ct., 10-ct. or 12-ct. sensi-stop or (1) sensi-care pack; ETS]
$0.50/1 Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes 1-ct. and trial size]
$2/1 Clairol Hair Color, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Age Defy and trial size]
$1/1 Gillette, Satin Care or Venus Shave Gel, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [5.9-oz.+; ETS]
$3/1 Always Discreet Liner or Pad, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes 24-ct. to 26-ct. liners and trial size]
$2/1 Always Radiant or Infinity Pads, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [12-ct.+; ETS]
$1/1 Olay Body Wash, Bar Soap, In-Shower Body Lotion or Hand and Body Lotion, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$0.75/1 Mr. Clean Liquid, Spray or Liquid Muscle, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$2/1 Olay Total Effects or Age Defying Facial Moisturizer, exp. 8/2/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$5/1 Crest 3D White Glamorous White, 1 Hour Express, Professional Effects, Professional Effects+1 Hour Express or Supreme Flexfit Whitestrips, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [14-ct. Glamorous, 4-ct. 1 Hour Express, 20-ct. Professional Effects, 22-ct. Professional Effects+1 Hour Express; 14-ct. Supreme Flexfit; ETS]
$5/2 Head & Shoulders, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [380-ml.+ or 12.8-oz.+ Full Size Products; Excludes Treatments and trial size]
$1/1 Secret, Old Spice, Gillette Antiperspirant/Deodorant, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [2.6-oz.+; Excludes Clinical and trial size]
$2/1 Secret or Gillette Clinical, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [1.6-oz.+; ETS]
$1/1 Old Spice Body Wash or Bar Soap, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$3/1 Vidal Sassoon Salonist Hair Color, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [ETS]
$5/2 Clairol Hair Color, exp. 7/19/15 (P&G 07/05/15) [Excludes Age Defy, Balsam, and Textures & Tones and trial size]

Amazon Deals Of The Day 7/3/15

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Today you can grab two great deals on Amazon. Do you like using your phone for a GPS when driving? If so, you can be a little safer with this great deal. In fact, you can save 40% or More Off Select iOttie Car MountsYou can pick one up for as low as $12.99!!

Amazon is also offering a bonus deal today! If an umbrella on the back porch is your thing you won’t want to miss this deal… especially, if it’s been damaged in a storm or you just want a new one. In fact, you can Save 40% or more on Select California Umbrella ProductsYou can grab this deal for as low as $75!


**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.

66% Off Hobby Farms Magazine – Only $9.99 A Year!

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Today, subscribe to Hobby Farms Magazine for only $9.99 per year (66% off)! You can order up to 1 years at this price! Just enter coupon code PENNYPINCH at checkout to see the price drop. This offer expires at Saturday 7/4/15 11:59 PM EST!

A must-have magazine for rural enthusiasts. Hobby Farms embraces the growing segment of the population that is returning to farm life in search of a more meaningful existence. It is ideal for everyone from pocket farmers looking to make a profit from their part-time farming endeavors to hobby farmers who have a passion for farm life. Articles address the basic and core information these newcomers need to succeed, but also delve into advanced how-to information.

**If you find any other title on this site, you can always use the code: pennypinch and instantly save 20% off of the list price!

Great Stores Offers Here

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Crabtree and Evelyn Coupons: Buy 2, Get 2 Free

Trying to save money, but still enjoy in relaxing indulgences like luxury bath items? Shop more and save more with Crabtree and Evelyn’s current promo of buy 2 get 2 free! With this deal, save when you purchase any 2 500 mL value sized products, by getting two products of the same size for FREE. Choose from Crabtree and Evelyn favorite scents including: Nantucket Briar, Summer Hill, La Source, Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil and Rosewater. Shop this amazing discount online at Crabtree-Evelyn.com and save on the luxury that you deserve!



Dermstore Coupons: $10 Off $50

If you are in need of new warm-weather beauty essentials, but are trying to save money, look no further than DermStore.com. Save when you sign up for the DermStore newsletter and get $10 off you purchase of $50 or more along with FREE samples and FREE 1-3 day shipping. Shop and save on top beauty brands like Alterna, PCA, Skinceuticals, Obagi, Avene, Dermalogica and more. Hurry to DermStore.com to redeem. Offer valid for new email addresses only. Some brand exclusions apply. New customers only.



Disney Store Coupons: Free Shipping

Save on a wide variety of products from the Disney Store by shopping online at Disneystore.com to receive FREE SHIPPING on you entire order of $75 or more. Shop character and park products, including clothing, accessories, toys, home décor items and more! Save on the perfect gift, or a treat for yourself with this promo. Characters include Frozen, Star Wars, Inside Out, Mickey & Friends and more. Hurry to Disneystore.com to receive FREE SHIPPING with promo code. Some restrictions apply.



Express Coupons: UP to 70% OFF

Save on the top trends of the summer season during Express.com’s incredible Clearance Sale! With this amazing sale at Express, shop items discounted up to 70% off. Even better, take an additional 30% OFF already reduced clearance items at Express.com. Women’s summer clearance styles include rompers, skater dresses, one-shoulder dresses, maxi dresses, skirts and more! Men’s sale items include v-necks, pocket tees, polo shirts and more. Hurry to Express.com to shop and save on warm-weather clearance apparel and accesories today.



Footsmart Coupons: 10% Off

Footsmart.com offers footwear solutions for any foot-related health issues. Shop now and save with a 10% off discount on Footsmart.com’s top products for arthritic knees, calf pain, iliotibial Band Syndrome, knee pain, runner’s knee and shin splints. Save on comfort items at Footsmart.com including night splints, knee sleeves, ankle wraps, compression socks and more. Hurry to Footsmart.com today to see how you can fix what ails you with their wide selection of leg and foot comfort items. Offer ends on 7/31/15!



Gander Mountain Coupons: $5 Off $50

Gander Mountain is your source for savings on outdoor activity supplies this season. Experts in hunting, fishing, camping, boating and more, you are guaranteed to find exactly what you need when you shop in store or online GanderMountain.com. Outdoor apparel brands at GanderMountain.com include Carhartt, The North Face, Under Armour and Costa Del Mar. Save on your outdoor sporting needs this summer by shopping online at GanderMountain.com and receive a discount of $5 off every $50 you spend. Save up to $40 with this promo! Stock up on everything you need for your outdoor adventures today!



Gift Tree Coupons: UP to 20% Off

Looking for the perfect gift for a special occasion this season? GiftTree.com is your online marketplace for every event. Event specific gifts range from Thank you baskets, to Anniversary flowers, to Sympathy gift baskets to Birthday balloon boquets. Gift options include gift baskets, floral arrangements, wine & champagne baskets, fruit baskets and more. This summer save with GiftTree.com’s promo of 20% off summer flowers with discount code. Hurry and show you care by saving on the perfect gift at GiftTree.com. Offer ends 7/31/15.



Harry and David Coupons: 15% Off $75

Let Harry & David help you host the perfect event this summer or give the perfect gift for any occasion. Save on gifts or entertaining sets online at HarryandDavid.com. Summer entertaining essentials include: The Perfect Picnic, Appetizers & Sides, Gourmet Snacks and Backyard Grilling. Now through 8/17 receive 15% off your order of $75 or more. This offer cannot be used on previous purchases and excludes purchase of gift cards, wine products, chocolate-dipped fresh fruit, Surprise & Delight gifts, Stock Yards products and The Cheesecake Factory products.



Advance Auto Parts Coupons: $10, $20, $30, $40, $50 Off

Let Advance Auto Parts help you save more the more you spend online at AdvanceAutoParts.com. Shop online at Advance Auto Parts and receive a promo of $10 off orders of $30+, $20 off orders of $60+, $30 off orders of $90+, $40 off orders of $120+ and $50 off orders of $150+. You can also shop online and pick up your item in-store within 30 minutes. Save on products ranging from cooling & heating, electronics & navigation, tools, fluids & garage and brakes, steering & suspension. Hurry and shop for whatever auto needs you have online at AdvanceAutoParts.com. Offer ends 7/4/15.



Discovery Channel Store Coupons: $10 Off $50

Shop you favorite Discovery Channel Store items and save this season with $10 off your order of $50 or more. Whether you are shopping for yourself or trying to find the perfect gift for the science lover in your life, you will find savings on the perfect item at www.Store.Discovery.com. Save on merchandise and DVDs from your favorite shows including Deadliest Catch, Shark Week, Myth Busters, Fast N’ Loud and more. Promo exclusions apply (to Bundles, Custom, Electronics, Food & Beverage, Gift Boxes, Gift Cards, Voucher and Telescopes).



Charlotte Russe Coupons: 10% Off $75

Charlotte Russe is your shopping destination for the hottest trends of the season at prices that you can afford. Save even more on the trendiest summer styles with CharlotteRusse.com’s current promo. During this sale, save with 10% off your purchase of $75 or more with promo code. Stock up on warm-weather trends like t-shirt dresses, maxi skirts, shorts, strappy sandals and more during this promo. Visit CharlotteRusse.com to redeem code. Hurry! Offer is valid 6/18 through 7/5 at 3:00 a.m. EST.



ChampionUSA.com Coupons: 20% OFF

Save on your new athletic apparel this season with classic sportswear line Champion’s current promotional savings. During Hanes.com/Champion’s Refer-A-Friend Program save 20% off your purchase! With this promo, give you friend a 20% OFF discount and earn a 20% OFF discount for yourself. Shop Champion’s athletic summer styles online at Hanes.com/Champion to view promo details. Stock up on warm-weather workout essentials such as shorts, sports bras, tanks and more during this sale. The Champion Life Collection is excluded from this discount.



FragranceX Coupons: 10% Off

FragranceX.com is your online source for savings on top fragrance brands for men and women. Shop for a new fragrance this season online at FragranceX.com and save even more with a promo of 10% off your entire order. Top fragrance brands offered at FragranceX.com include: Dolce & Gabbana, BVLGARI, Burberry, Calvin Klein and more. In addition to savings on perfume, FragranceX.com also carries discounted skincare and makeup products. Save on all of your fragrance, skin care and beauty needs this season with FragranceX.com’s current promotional savings.



Kmart Coupons: $10 Off $100

In addition to savings in retail stores across the nation, Kmart also offers online savings and discounts at Kmart.com. Shop online at Kmart.com and save with deals on home décor & bedding, toys, electronics, clothing, cosmetics and more. This year, save even more at Kmart.com by taking a discount of $10 OFF your Kmart.com purchase of $100 or more. This summer save big on warm-weather outdoor and beach essentials like pools, coolers, grills, swing sets and more online at Kmart.com.



Wise Food Coupons: 5% Off

Save on survival food and emergency food storage at WiseFoodStorage.com during their current promo. With this promo, save with FREE SHIPPING and a 5% discount off on your order of $200 or more. Shop and save online at WiseFoodStorage.com. Visit website to redeem savings code. The Wise Company offers discounts on long-term food kits, emergency food kits, emergency supplies and more. Perfect for camping or emergency situations, WiseFoodStorage.com has what you need. Hurry and stock up on survival essentials today at WiseFoodStorage.com.



New York Company Coupons: $25 Off

In addition to retail stores across the nation, New York and Company also offers online retail at NYandCompany.com/nyco. Save on stylish work apparel for the season with discounts from New York & Company. Sign up online at NYandCompany.com/nyco to receive a newsletter of their best offers, latest news and all things NY&C and save with $25 off your purchase of $75 or more. Stock up and save during this New York & Company promo on professional warm-weather essentials such as dresses, suits, skirts, dress pants and more.



Famous Footwear Coupons: 15% Off

FamousFootwear.com is your source for online savings on all of the top shoe trends and brands this season. Save even more on all of your foot wear purchases this summer by taking 15% off your purchase at FamousFootwear.com. During this promo, receive a discount on top shoe brands including Nike, Keds, Stride Rite, Reebok, Circus by Sam Edelman and more. Hurry to FamousFootwear.com and stock up on all of your warm-weather footwear needs while these savings last. Promo ends 7/5/15!



Perry Ellis Coupons: $25 Off $75

This season, stock up on classic menswear essentials at PerryEllis.com and save with their exclusive online offer. With this promo save with $25 off your purchase of $75 or more. Redeem these incredible savings by shopping online at PerryEllis.com. During this promo save on classic men’s styles such as dress shirts, polos & knits, suits, vests, pants and more. Hurry to Perry Ellis and save on all of your menswear needs while these savings last. This promo ends on 7/31/15.


New Beauty Coupons – Olay, Secret, Gillette and more

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There are so many brand new printable coupons available today! I am loving these new beauty coupons for Olay, Secret, Gillette and more!

$2.00 off Gillette Clinical Antiperspirant
$1.00 off Gillette Antiperspirant or Deodorant
$1.00 off ONE Olay Facial Moisturizer or Cleanser
$2.00 off ONE Olay Pro-X Facial Moisturizer
$2.00 off 1 Olay Regenerist Luminous Moisturizer
$2.00 off ONE Olay Regenerist Facial Moisturizer
$2.00 off Olay Total Effects Facial Moisturizer
$2.00 off TWO Secret Antiperspirant/Deodorants
$0.75 off ONE Secret Antiperspirant/Deodorant
$1.00 off ONE Secret Clear Gel Antiperspirant
$2.00 off ONE Secret Clinical Antiperspirant

Clearance Deals on Swimwear for Kids!

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Clearance Deals!

It may just be the beginning of July, but the swimwear is already on clearance at Walmart!  If you already have a suit for your kids, this is a great way to pick up a second one to have (or get it a size larger for next year)!

You can find items as low as just $5!!  Shipping is free when you spend $50 or more (or you can see if that item is available for in-store pick-up where you live).

Here are some of the deals we found:


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Helping Kids Deal with Fear of Storms

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Kids are often scared of storms.  As parents, we want to do what we can to help them through these times.  We've got some easy tips you can follow to help your own child when a storm strikes.

Last night, we had some pretty bad storms around here — including tornados.  My daughter actually had a pretty traumatic experience as a result.

She and her dad were helping with our church’s Fireworks display when the weather started to turn.  The men were closing the tent and tying things down when their phones all went off with the alert — tornado warning.  My daughter instantly started to panic.  She was in tears and was telling her dad that she was afraid she would never see her mom again.  He tried to get her into the Quicktrip next door, but she was too scared to go.  He looked up and could tell that the direction towards our house was away from the storm, so the men there told him to leave with her.  Turns out that the tornado was very far away from them, so no damage to the area where they were at — thankfully!

All the way home, my daughter kept telling herself “Calm down, Emma.  It is going to be OK.”  She came running through the door yelling my name and grabbed me and held on for dear life.  She was terrified.  She was shaking and was very pale.  We got her calmed down and had all of the kids take a bath and headed to the basement as a family – to watch a funny movie and take everyone’s mind off of things.

We went back upstairs at 9 pm and put the kids to bed when it happened.  The tornado sirens began to screech right outside our house.  All 3 of my kids ran down the stairs as fast as they could…..all of them in tears.  We got them into the basement and turned on the TV.  There was no mention of a warning.  It was at that moment that both of our phones alerted us and a few second later, we saw the warning pop up on the screen.

A tornado was in our area (thankfully it was a couple of miles southeast of us), but we later learned that there had been funnel clouds dropping all around our city for most of the evening (don’t tell my kids).  At 9:15, when we had the all clear, we took them back up the stairs and told them it was time for bed.   They were too scared and it ended up being a sleepover in mom and dad’s room.


This was our very first real experience with storms.  We kept our kids calm and we got through it and best of all, there was no damage where we lived and no one was injured as a result of any of the storms.

Kids will be scared of these storms, but there are things we can do to help them get through it:

1. Talk about storms before they happen.  In the moment of a storm, kids are often too scared to understand what is going on.  They just want to be safe.

Talk about thunderstorms and lightning when it is not storming.  Talk about tornados and what to do if we hear a siren.  In fact, when you hear the test sirens in your area, have your kids practice what to do and where to go.

When they know what to do when it storms, they feel more in control and that can really help them to stay a bit more calm.

2. Don’t try to pretend it is not happening.  Kids are smart.  They know what the sirens mean.  They can see dark clouds in the sky.  If they ask if there is a tornado, do not lie to them.  Just stay calm and say yes and ask them to come with you to your shelter.

3. Remind them why they are safe.  When the storm strikes, remind your children that they are away from the lightning, wind and hail when they are in the house.  If it is a very bad storm, take them to your basement (or shelter) and again, remind them how they stay safe where they are at.

4. Distract them.  Keep the things you need handy in your shelter area.  This would include flashlights, batteries, food, water, weather radio and even games.  Play cards with your kids so they take their minds off of the storm.  You can keep board games handy.  If the power is still on, you might be able to pop in a fun movie into the DVD player.

5.  Keep calm yourself.  As an adult, we know the damage and what can actually happen as a result of these storms.  Many of us have seen the destruction and fear it ourselves. However, in the moment when your child is scared, they can not see the fear in your face, as that will make them more frightened.  Find a way to stay calm yourself and your child will feel better when they see that you are not worried.

Do you have anything to add to our list?

Printable Coupons for Your July 4th Party!

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Looking to save money on your July 4th get together?  Check out this list of the best printable coupons you can use to keep your budget in check!

It is time to get your party on for Independence Day!  Before you hit the store, make sure you check out this list of coupons you may need for your party!!



$0.75 off of Kraft Cheese
$1.00 off of Hidden Valley Ranch Flavored Salad Dressing
$0.50 off of Vlasic Pickles
$1.00 off of Ball Park Frozen Grilled Patties
$1.00 off of McCormick Grill Mates Smoked Sausage
$1.00 off of Boca Products
$1.00 off of two King’s Hawaiian Hamburger, Hot Dog, Mini Sub or 12 pack rolls
$0.55 off of Nathan’s Fries or Onion Rings with Nathan’s Hot Dog purchase
$0.50 off of Wholly Guacamole Product
$1.00 off of one Snack Pack Pudding Bars
$1.00 off of Earth Balance Mindful Mayo or Buttery Spread
$1.00 off of Star Olives, 7 oz+
$0.50 off of Land O Lakes Half Stick Butter

$0.50 off of Land O Lakes Butter with Canola Oil



$1.00 off of two Bacardi Mixers



$0.50 off of Bounty Basic Paper Towels
$1.00 of of two Hefty Slider Bags
$0.30 off of Dawn Detergent (add this to your water bucket for your firework safety – fireman tip)
$0.75 off of Wet Naps
$0.25 off of Bounty Napkins
$1.50 off of Hefty Trash Bags

Printable Coupons for Sunscreen!

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sunscreen couponsSummer means lots of time outdoors.  Make sure that you protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays by applying sunscreen.

We have several coupons you can print right now – so you can save on your next purchase!  Print out the following:

We’ve put together a few deal ideas for you as well – so you know where to get the best deal close to where you live!

CVS (through 7/11)
WALGREENS (through 7/4)

Lava Soap Coupon = $0.42 at Walmart!

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lava soap copuon

Make sure you print this coupon to save $0.55 off of on Lava Soap.  Walmart sells these single bars for just $0.97 each – making it just $0.42 after your coupon!