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  • Affordable At-Home Preschool Program with EmbarK12

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of K12, the leader in online education for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

    You may know EmbarK¹² as a leading provider of proprietary technology-powered online solutions for students in kindergarten through high-school.  Now, EmbarK¹² offers a fun, innovative approach to early learning that your child will love and prepare him or her for Kindergarten. There are two different preschool programs you can choose from:

    EmbarK¹² Comprehensive is an award-winning and standards aligned Pre-K program designed to fully prepare children ages 3-5 for Kindergarten, and features over 1,200 age-appropriate activities that engage children using a wide variety of interactive multimedia and hands-on materials. Eighteen thematic units cover six subjects: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Music, and Art.

    EmbarK¹² Online features more than 830 online activities for early learners ages 3-6, and was developed by educational experts as a supplemental Pre-K program that makes learning fun, dynamic, and enriching. There are 12 units of activities, each with related content and activities, covering Math, Language and Literacy, and topics from the world around them.

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    You can learn more about these Kindergarten readiness programs by K12. Try a sample activity today.

    Maybe the best part about these programs is how affordable they are:

    EmbarK12 Comprehensive- Online and hands-on preschool program for your early learner. – Pay just $286/year for a 12-month subscription and all of the upgrade kits including hands-on manipulative. That works out to less than $24 per month!

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    Evening Roundup: New Covergirl and Neosporin coupons, Free Biore cleanser & More

    Evening Roundup includes the best of the latest coupons, deals, and info I think you may find interesting. Prices and deals can change at any time so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    - New Coupons.com printables:

    - Amazon: Enter to win one of four $750 Amazon gift cards

    - New Ibotta offer: $0.50/1 gallon of white milk (any brand) is back, plus get a $0.50 bonus when you redeem any 2 additional offers

    - For the Mommas: Frozen vegetables for $0.24 at Target

    - Hip2Save: Pay $7.99 for Divergent in paperback and possibly get $8 in free Fandango cash in-store at Target

    - Printable Coupons: Rare $1/1 Powerade 12-pack coupon

    - Totally Target: Deals on cleaning items at Target

    - Rite Aid 101: Free Biore facial cleanser at Rite Aid

    - $5 Dinners: 20 meals from Sam’s Club for $150

    - Passion for Savings: Possible Coke 12-packs for $2 at Target


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    Best Deals This Week: Jan 20, 2014

    Best Deals of the Week

    I’ve compiled best deals available at the drugstores, Target, Ralphs/Kroger, and other stores. I stick to deals that don’t require too many or any obscure coupons, and I try to pick practical items that most people buy at some point.

    Use this list to decide which stores to hit this week, based on what you need. You might even use it to decide you can skip shopping for a week, because you don’t need what’s on sale. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    1. Cheap Dishwasher Detergent at Target

    Finish Powerball Dishwasher Tabs 20ct are on sale for $3.49 at Target this week, and we have a high-value insert coupon that makes for a great deal:

    BUY: 1 Finish Powerball Dishwasher Tabs @ $3.49
    USE: $2.15/1 Finish Powerball, Gelpacs, or Quantum 20ct+ from 1/5 Smart Source
    Pay: $1.34
    Net Price: 6.7 cents per tab, which is a great stock up price

    Ends 1/25.

    2. FREE Copy Paper at Staples

    Use the printable coupon found here to get five reams of copy paper for free after rebate:

    BUY: 1 5-case ream of Staples Copy Paper
    USE: free-after-rebate printable coupon {takes off $4.99}
    Pay: $21
    Receive: $21 Easy Rebate
    Net Price: 5 reams FREE

    The rebate is a limit of 2, so you can get 10 free reams! Ends 1/25.

    There’s also a coupon for 15% off your entire in-store purchase, which expires 1/21.

    3. Cheap Hand Soap at Walgreens

    BUY: 2 Dial Complete Foaming Hand Soap @ $2 each + B1G1
    USE: $1/2 Dial Complete Foaming Hand Soaps printable or Facebook printable
    And USE: Winter Beauty Event in-ad coupon
    Pay: $1
    Receive: 50 Balance Rewards Points {$0.05; because this deal appears to be included in the Winter Beauty Event}
    Net Price: $0.45 each

    Ends 1/25.

    4. Cheap Cereal at Ralphs

    Starting Wednesday, Ralphs will have a new Mega Sale where you get $3 off when you buy any 6 participating products. The deal includes Kellogg’s Cereal {Frosted Flakes is pictured}, which you can get cheap if you have Kellogg’s Family Rewards points:

    BUY: 1 Kellogg’s Cereal at $1.99 WYB 6 participating products
    USE: $1.50/1 Kellogg’s Cereal Kellogg’s Family Rewards printable {1,000 points}
    Pay: $0.49

    Ends 1/28 {maybe 2/4}.

    5. Cheap Paper Towels at Ralphs

    The new Mega Sale will also include Brawny Paper Towels:

    BUY: 1 Brawny Paper Towels 8ct @ $4.99 WYB 6 participating products
    USE: $1/1 Brawny Paper Towels printable
    Pay: $3.99
    Net Price: $0.50 per regular roll, which is my stock up price

    Ends 1/28 {maybe 2/4}.

    Since this week’s list is short, I’ll update it throughout the week as really great deals come up! Update alerts will be posted on Facebook.

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    Simple Steps to Save Money with Online Shopping

    The following is a guest post from John Simmons. Consideration was received for the editing and publishing of this post.

    If you love the convenience of online shopping but are afraid that you will end up spending more money, here are some tips that will not only save you money but also make online shopping a breeze. There are many different things you can do to get considerable savings on your online purchases. Some of them may take a little bit of time but the savings are worth the extra effort.

    Online Coupons

    One of the best ways to save money is to use online coupons. You can do a quick search that will help you find many different sites that offer coupon codes and promo codes that can provide significant savings. Many of these coupon sites also allow you to sign up for email notifications that will let you know about discounts as soon as they are available.

    Get Free Shipping

    If you are not careful, shipping costs can add up very quickly. While you are shopping online, make sure to take the time to see exactly how much shipping will cost before you purchase. Then check other sites who offer similar products and services to see what their shipping costs are to ensure you are not overpaying. Many sites also offer free shipping if you spend a certain amount, so try to purchase several items you need at the same time to get more savings.

    Compare

    You should never purchase items from the first site you visit. Doing so almost guarantees that you will end up paying more than you need to. You can either use a shopping comparison site or look at the pricing on several different sites to make sure you find the cheapest option available. Even a simple Google search with the shopping button will help you see how pricing compares across stores.

    Plan Your Shopping

    If you are planning to purchase gifts for holidays or birthdays, take the time to plan out your online purchases. Many stores allow you to save items to shopping carts and wish lists so you can find them later. Use these tools and check back frequently so you can see when there are sales or deals that have recently been added for your items. Many stores will even send you a coupon code as incentive to get you to purchase something you left in your shopping cart.

    Check Out Reviews

    Product reviews can protect you from purchasing poor quality products. Read through several of them to see if there are any problems that might arise.

    Be #CartonSmart this Holiday Season and Get Great Taste While Saving the Environment

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

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    These days, we all care an awful lot about protecting the environment, conserving natural resources, and minimizing waste. This holiday season, consider buying and using staples packed in Tetra Pak cartons. Here's why:

    • Tetra Pak® cartons are made of 70% paper, a renewable resource, from selectively harvested, re-grown trees that are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council
    • Cartons use 1/3 of the packaging compared to cans . . . or even an egg!
    • Cartons are stackable and space saving, and easy to store and open. Keep your pantry neat and toss your can openers.
    • The unique packaging process preserves the flavor and nutrients of food without the use of preservatives.Product quality is exactly the way it was intended to be.
    • Cartons are recycleable and result in 60% less landfill waste than cans.
    • Cartons are re-closable so you can use what you need and save the rest for later.

    You know you need:

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    Chicken stock – perfect in everying from soup to stuffing to gravy

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    Pumpkin Puree – not just for pies, but for cheesecake and even homemade pumpkin spice lattes

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    and Cranberry Sauce, which you can put in a salad, turn into a dessert, or mix with mandarin oranges for a super easy side … like this:

    I love that Pacific Foods Chicken Stock comes in small cartons that are the same size as my kids' single-serve organic milk drinks. When I use the large cartons, I always have some leftover that I forget to use up or freeze, so these smaller cartons are perfect for those times when you're not making soup, and just need a cup or so to finish off a dish {I used it in pasta just the other night!}.

    Check out Become Carton Smart for more information on the benefits of choosing cartons instead of cans, as well as recipe ideas. You can also Tweet @CartonSmart or Follow #CartonSmart on Pinterest for even more suggestions and ideas!

    How will you become #CartonSmart?

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