DIY – Brass Alphabet Magnetic Letters

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Make your very own brass magnet letters - spruce up the kitchen a bit while the kids can still play!!!

Are you just over those bright primary colors taking over your home? I know I am! Several kids later and I have enough primary colors to last me a lifetime. Thank goodness for metallic spray paint! It’s a primary -lifesaver. So for this upcycle, re-purpose project I picked up some brass colored metallic Krylon Spray Paint and snagged some refrigerator magnets we had laying around.


This project is super easy. Simply spray the magnetic alphabet letters with metallic spray paint (chrome, brass, stainless and others) and liberate them from their primary color disaster.

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Let letters dry completely (takes about 2 hours). Place on refrigerator and enjoy.

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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 5/30/15 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!

Dannon Danimals ONLY $2.03 @ Target!

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These are a favorite in our house and with school out I stocked up on these! Pick up Dannon Danimals for ONLY $2.03 at Target this week!

Set of 11 Chiffon Headband Flowers Just $4.59 Shipped

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These baby girl headbands are so cute!!  Right now, you can get a set of 11 Chiffon Flower Headbands for only $4.59 — with free shipping!!!

  • Material:Chiffon and elastic band; Flower size:9cm/3.5inches
  • Good elasticity; one size fits for most babies
  • 1 Set include 11 pieces different colors headbands


You might also check out these headband sets too!

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10 Pc Rose Flower Petal Headband set for $4.59 shipped

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9 Pc Flower Headband set for $5.59 shipped

**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.

Homemade Bug Repellent

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Hate bugs?  Find out how to make your very own insect repellent -- without the harmful chemicals!!!

I am not sure if you have noticed but it is bug season! The mosquitoes are out and on the hunt.  In the past I have found myself drenching both myself and my kids in OFF! bug spray – but there are so many nasty chemicals in that stuff. I really hate soaking myself and especially my kids in all of those harmful chemicals everyday throughout the summer. So when I learned that I could make my own bug spray that WORKS to keep the mosquitoes, flies and other pesky bugs away, without the use of harmful nasty chemicals I was super excited!

We have been using this bug spray for quite sometime now and it works great. It definitely keeps us from being eaten alive by mosquitoes, flees and ticks. Even better we don’t stink like chemicals – this bug spray actually smells good!


  • 4 oz Witch Hazel
  • 4 oz Water
  • 40-50 drops of essential oil (Mint, Lavender, Tea Tree, Geranium, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Clove, Basil, Thyme, Eucalyptus)

Mix all ingredients together in a 8 oz spray bottle. For the essential oils you can use a combination of 2-4 different oils from the list above. I highly recommend ALWAYS using Tea Tree, Cloves and Geranium. These have the best results for repelling insects. The other oils are great for improving the smell without attracting insects. Apply and reapply every 2-3 hours to get best results keeping the bugs away.

Self Inking Address Stamper For $30 Shipped (Reg $52.95)

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Tiny Prints Stamper Deal
I have always loved these return address stampers.  They are so much simpler than those pesky labels – and end up costing less in the long run.  Today only, May 28th, Tiny Prints is offering a discount of 50%!  That makes this $45 stamp just $22.50.  Add in shipping of $7.50 for a total of $30.45 (plus any local sales tax based upon where you live).

This would be an incredible wedding or shower gift for a couple, something special for a graduate, or get one for yourself – just because!

You will need to create your stamp and then add it to your cart.  When you get to checkout, enter the code 0528DEAL50 and the price will drop!

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This offer is valid through May 29th at 8 am PT.

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Dove Chocolate ONLY $1.75 (reg. $3.99) at Target!

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An awesome afternoon, dessert and late night snack (actually an anytime snack)! Pick up Dove Hazelnut Crisp Dark Chocolate candies normally $3.99 for ONLY $1.75 at Target!

Get $10 Free From Amazon with $50 Gift Card Purchase

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Now through Sunday, May 31st, you can get a FREE $10 Amazon credit with your $50 Amazon Gift Card purchase!  Just add $50 in Amazon gift cards to your cart and use the code 0515GCARDS at checkout.  Your $10 promotional credit will be emailed to you after your purchase is complete!

This is a great way to give and get if you need to give gifts to teachers, grads or even to Dad.  However, this can even be a way to get free money to spend at Amazon.  If you do much shopping online (like I do), you can buy the card for yourself!  Then, get the $50 to spend on what you want (you would spend that anyhow) — and you’ll get $10 free to spend too!

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Cascadian Farm Granola Bark — 25% Target Cartwheel Makes Great Deal!

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Have you tried this new Cascadian Farm Granola Bark? WOW it is awesome I grabbed a couple of bags this week with a 25% Cartwheel at Target – and paid just $3.75 each!




Donut Day on June 5th! Free Donuts For Everyone!!!

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National Donut Day is June 5, 2015.  Check out this list of FREEBIES and DEALS you can score!


National Donut Day is coming up on June 5th.  (Yes – that is a real day).  It originated back in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I.  To celebrate, many locationswill give free donuts to it’s customers!   Check out this list:

Dunkin’ Donuts.  Participating locations are offering all customers a FREE donut of their choice with any beverage choice.  This offer is valid all day on June 5, 2015.

Krispy Kreme Donuts.  All customers can get one free donut on Friday, June 5th, 2015.  They can choose from any variety.

LaMar’s Donuts.  Stop by any participating location and get any donut (with a hole in the center) for free!  This is available anytime on June 5th, 2015.

Shipley Do-Nuts. Participating locations are offering everyone a free glazed donut.  This offer is only valid from 5 am until 12 pm on June 5, 2015.  Make sure you confirm yours is participating before inquiring.

Don’t forget that your local grocery store may also have a promotion, so check with them too!