Kroger ~ Summer 2X Fuel Points on Weekends

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It’s back!  The Summer 2x Fuel Points on Weekends deal is back at Kroger.  Right now download the digital coupon just one time, then earn double fuel points every time you shop Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 31.*

*Limited time only. Offer may be modified or discontinued at any time without notice. Excludes Pharmacy, Gift Cards, prepaid wireless phones and airtime, The Little Clinic, receipt message fuel promotion and purchases made at The Kroger Family of Stores Fuel Centers. Additional restrictions apply. Official Rules for the Summer Fuel Points Contest

Thanks Little Rock Mommy!

Dollar General ~ $5 Off $30 Online

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 8:15 AM
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Happy Cinco De Mayo! Dollar General is offering Buy More, Save More Event running TODAY ONLY! Take $5 Off $30, $10 Off $50 or $15 Off $75! Use promo Code CINCODEMAYO16 (valid 5/5 ONLY)!   This deal is good online only!

This might pair up nicely with the buy $15 sale, get $5 back on Gain or P&G products!

Groupon ~ $5 off $25 (Today Only)

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In honor of Cinco De Mayo, Groupon is offering an additional $5 off a $25 purchase with promo code CINCO.

This is a great way to save if you need flowers for mom, a visit to the Japanese Gardens or a local restaurant!

Xbox One 500GB Console w/Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle $309.99 (Retail $399.99)

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Today only get this Xbox One 500GB Console w/Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle for only $309.99 (Retail $399.99)!

Bundle includes:
Gears of War,  Ryse: Sone of Rome & Need For Speed

Xbox:

The Xbox One Gaming Console from Microsoft delivers a next generation experience in both gaming and multimedia. With high resolution graphics, fast performance, and innovative features, the Xbox One allows you to game on your own terms.

You can snap two windows together on the same screen so you can watch TV while you play your game. Xbox Live allows you to test your skills against other players around the world.

Xbox Smartglass allows you to connect your smartphone or tablet to your Xbox One for intuitive access and control.

The redesigned Xbox One controller provides over 40 improvements over its predecessor, the Xbox 360 controller.

The Xbox One isn’t just a gaming console, it’s a multimedia system designed to consolidate all your entertainment needs into one device.

Baby Girls Shoes 50% Off, Starting at $3.28

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Amazon has some adorable Baby Girls Shoes 50% off or more – prices starting as low as $3.28.  Add-on items require a $25 minimum purchase to ship.

Spend $25 on books and your entire order ships FREE.  Also get FREE Shipping with $49 of other qualifying items or with an Amazon Prime membership.

Thanks QBC!

50% Off Crocs, Cherokee & Dansko Nurse Shoes + More

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Right now Amazon is offering Up to 50% Off Crocs, Dansko & Cherokee Nurse Shoes! Don’t forget about our exclusive Crocs for a year giveaway too and an extra 20% off!  You’ll find some great deals either way!

For example these Cherokee Women’s AnyWears Exact Slip Resistant Clogs are $23.99 (Retail $39.99).

Head over and browse around for your favorites.

Shipping is free with Amazon Prime or your $49 purchase.

**Prices can change at anytime.

Walgreens: FREE 8X10 Photo Print AND Free In-Store Pickup ($3.99 Value)

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Through May 7th, the Walgreens Photo site is offering a FREE 8×10 Photo Print (a $3.99 value) when you use promo code FREEGIFTPIC at checkout.

You can opt for FREE in-store pickup to save on shipping! Note that this offer is not valid on mobile.

Cinco De Mayo Deals in Dallas & Fort Worth

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 8:00 PM
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Cinco De Mayo Deals

Many Texans will find any excuse to sip on a margarita, especially during these hot months. Cinco de Mayo is a GREAT excuse.  Grab your sombrero and amigos and get ready to join the fiesta. as May 5, is almost here.  Here are Cinco De Mayo deals in Dallas & Fort Worth!  I’ll continue to add to the list so bookmark this page! ‘Ay, caramba!’

Cinco De Mayo Deals in Dallas & Fort Worth

Best Deal

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In celebration of Cinco de Mayo tomorrow, Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants will be offering up a FREE Cinco de Moe’s T-Shirt to the first 50 customers in line! Make sure you call ahead to confirm that your location is participating. Head here to find a location nearest you and their store hours.

Drink Specials

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Angelina’s

*** Happy Hour 4-7 pm Weekdays ***
Thursday House Pitchers $18
ThursdaySunday Tecate & Miller Lite bottles $2
FridaySunday Beer Ritas $7

LIVE BAND

Thursday & Friday 6:30-8:00 pm

And don’t forget Kids Eat Free Thursday!
(1 kid per adult, all day)

Chili’s

Tomorrow, May 5th, in celebration of Cinco de May, Chili’s will be offering up $5 Presidente Margaritas and $3 Dos Equis Beer all day long! Head herefor more details.

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El Fenix is offering $2.99 margaritas frozen or on the rocks through Mother’s Day.  Plus you can get free sopapillas all weekend long with the purchase of an entree!  Yum!

On The Border

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is honoring the day with amazing deals and classic Mexican cocktails. With a twist on this classic holiday, On The Border will offer the following specials:

  • House Margaritas 14oz Cinco Cup – Frozen/Rocks $4
  • 14oz Cinco Cup Dos XX Lager/Ambar & Corona Light Drafts $3 (where available)
  • Variety of Cinco Shots for $2/$3/$4
  • Dos XX Ambar/Lager bottles & Corona/Corona Light bottles $3

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Snuffers

Who doesn’t love $3 margaritas?! Snuffer’s Restaurant & Bar is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with affordable margaritas and an all-new South of the Border Burger.

$3 margaritas served up at all nine North Texas locations May 5 – 8

 

 

Taco Cabana

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Taco Cabana will celebrate its annual Seis de Hangover on Friday, May 6 with a FREE taco giveaway during breakfast hours. Guests can access the coupon on Taco Cabana’s social media channels on May 5 for their free breakfast taco.

Taco Cabana social channels:

And on Cinco de Mayo (and every day) guests can enjoy TC’s happy hour from 4-7 p.m. with the choice of margarita or domestic beer for $1.50 and they can add a personal bean and cheese nachos bringing the total to $3!

Taqueria La Ventana

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Taqueria La Ventana is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with delicious food and music! Plus enjoy La Ventana’s signature margarita (frozen or rocks) for $2!

Each of the three Taqueria La Ventana locations will be celebrating:

  • Downtown Dallas, 1611 McKinney Avenue, 6pm-10pm

o   Dance to live music by members of Tamborazo de Arranque, 7pm-9pm

o   Food stations selling freshly made carnitas tacos

o   Photo opportunities with a live Luchador (lucha libre wrestler)

  • Addison, 4180 Belt Line Road, 6pm-10pm

o   Celebrate al fresco on the patio with live music by members of Tamborazo de Arranque, 7pm-9pm

  • Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S. Hardwood Street, #140, All-Day

Dinner or Drink Specials

Meso Maya has announced “un cóctel especial” will be available Thursday, May 5 through Sunday, May 8. This twist on a traditional margarita will be offered at both the Preston Forest and the Downtown restaurants, “Vitamina C” is a delicious blend of bold flavors made from the freshest ingredients. With el Jimador tequila blanco, mezcal, fresh-squeezed carrot and lime juices, muddled cilantro, and house-made clover syrup, this hand-crafted libation is the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

WHEN:     Thursday, May 5 through Sunday, May 8 11am until 10pm

Nick and Sam’s Grill

Nick and Sam’s Grill is launching a new series of “First Wednesdays” dinners with a tip of the sombrero to Mexico’s victorious Battle of Puebla. On Wednesday, May 4, the popular Park Cities bistro will serve up a Cinco de Mayo-themed feast that will make Mexican-food lovers say olé! This is Nick and Sam’s Grill, after all, so you know it’s a special occasion you can’t afford to miss.

First Wednesdays dinners at Nick & Sam’s Grill begin seating at 6 p.m. and are priced at $55 per adult(excluding tax and gratuity). For reservations, call 214.379.1111.
Te veo allí!

JCPenney: Liz Claiborne Makeup Bag ONLY 1¢ – In Store on Saturday (No Add’l Purchase Required)

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Grab a penny and head to JCPenney this Saturday, May 7th, to score a Liz Claiborne Makeup Bag for only 1¢ – no additional purchase necessary. This bag will be filled with coupons like a free Ambrielle Panty with

The bag will be filled with coupons like a free Ambrielle Panty with purchase of an Ambrielle bra, 20% off select Women’s apparel, shoes and accessories and $10 off any salon service $30 or more for new clients only. Note that there is a limit of one makeup bag per customer while supplies last.

Thanks, DapperDeals!

Summer Deals in Dallas & Fort Worth ~ Free and Cheap Camps, Bowling, Movies and Tons More!

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Free and Cheap Summer Activities for Kids
Summer is almost here and there will be a lot of fun summer deals in Dallas & Fort including a ton of FREE offers.  Here’s a list of FREE and cheap activities for kids and families to enjoy in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex from free summer activities, movie deals, free reading programs, summer discount tickets and summer food deals.  I will be adding to the list as more information becomes available so keep checking back.

Summer Deals & Activities

AMF Bowling Centers

You can get the Summer Games Bowling Pass at AMF Bowling Centers which includes 3 games of bowling per day and shoe rental all Summer long from May 23rd through September 5th! Pricing does vary by location – kid’s passes range between $4.95 and $31.95 & adult passes range between $14.95 and $36.95! To check pricing in your local area, head here, then enter your zip code and click ‘Search’. Click on the AMF Bowling Center in your area that you’d like to bowl at, and then the pricing for your location will be displayed.

Amon Carter Museum

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art invites families with young children to participate in this summer’s free Storytime series, held every Wednesday, June 8 through July 27, from 10:30 a.m.–noon. Storytime presents children’s books and connects them with artworks; the theme for 2016 is Artful Alphabet. Storytime is best for families with children ages 3–8 and their adult companions. A snack will be provided by GoGo squeeZ.

Apple Retail Stores Youth Workshops

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You can sign up for a FREE Apple Camp for kids ages 8-12. During the first two days your child will learn how to shoot their own footage, create an original song in GarageBand on an iPad, and put it all together in iMovie on a Mac. On the last day, all the campers will show their movies at the Apple Camp Film Festival. Registration usually opens the first week of June and the workshops fill up FAST. Go here to sign up to be notified when registration is open.

Bass Pro Shops

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Bass Pro Shops will be offering FREE Family Summer Camps on Tuesday and Thursday at noon and Saturday and Sunday.

There will be crafts and kid’s workshops on Bird Watching, Fishing, Archery, Kayaking, and more. Plus, kids can practice casting a fishing rod and perfect their marksmanship skills in the BB shooting range & Shooting arcade

Home Depot

Home Depot offers FREE workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. Head over here to review the schedule of upcoming workshops and choose a specific workshop to attend.

Kids Bowl Free

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Each kid will score 2 FREE games of bowling per day. Head over here and click your state on the map to find a participating location near you. Please note: Taxes and shoe rental fees apply and vary by location. Some locations are also offering Family Passes to bowl for as low as $24.95. This will entitle 1 family members to 2 free games everyday this summer as well – you can purchase additional family members for an additional cost.

Kids Skate Free

Kids Skate Free– Sign up for the Kids Skate Free Program and your children will each get free skating this summer! Skate rentals are not included and the age requirements and available times vary by location.

Lakeshore Learning Crafts: FREE Crafts for Kids every Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Go here to find a location near you.

Lowe’s

Bring the kids to a Lowe’s Build and Grow workshop. Go here for a list of the summer FREE clinic lineup.

Michaels:

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If you’re looking for creative activities for your kiddos ages 3 and up to do this summer, be sure to mark your calendars for Michaels Camp Creativity! Starting June 13th through July 29th, Michaels will be offering up new crafts each day (on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays), new themes each week (see below), face paint Fridays and the kids can even create a Camp Journal! Keep in mind that registration is required and space is limited. The cost per session is $5 in-store or online OR $12 for 3 sessions in-store only. Even sweeter, on Saturday April 16th only, they’re offering an early sign-up special of ONLY $10 for 3 sessions whenever you register in-store! Plus, the first 50 to register in-store will get a FREE Drawstring Bag! Head on over here for more details.

Microsoft Retail Stores YouthSpark Camps

Microsoft retail storescamp are hostingYouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 8-13 throughout the summer. This FREE camp is divided into two age groups for beginner Game Coders (recommended for ages 8-11) and intermediate Game Coders (recommended for ages 8-11 or older). The camps are 2 hours a day, Monday-Thursday, and are available at Microsoft Retail Stores throughout the country. Keep in mind that space is limited and workshops fill up quickly, so head on over here and sign your kids up now! Just scroll down, select your state and store, and then you will then be able to select the week and class you would like to sign up for. Please note that a parent must stay with your child(ren) during Camp.

Summer Movie Deals

Summer Movie Programs

Summer is quickly approaching. Check out this roundup of Summer Movie programs for 2016.

Classic Cinemas: Beginning June 8th, Wednesday Morning Movie Series. Each Wednesday morning at 10 am ticket prices are just $1, all movies are rated G or PG, see full list here.

Moviehouse & Eatery: Summer Kids Camp starts up on July 14th! Join us every Tuesday at the Moviehouse during July, and August for a FREE family flick! Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at 9am. The movie itself will start at 10 in one of our dine-in theaters. Take a look at the schedule and plan ahead for your favorite flicks!

Harkins Theater: There are 2 options, you can buy the season pass and it is less than $1 per movie and there are 10 movies in the season. Or buy tickets the day of the movie for $2 per ticket. Showtimes are at 9:45 am.

Regal Movies

Regal Cinemas $1 Movies – Regal Cinemas Regal Summer Movie Express – $1 kids movies has released it’s 2016 summer $1 movie schedule! Regal Cinemas offers $1 movie admission to popular kids movies at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer.You can check out the Summer movie schedule – so you know what movies will play when. Just scroll down to the map and enter your local zip code for a full schedule.

CineMark Century Theaters: There are 2 different money saving movie programs at CineMark. Pay $5 per person for 10 shows when you buy them in advanced. Or if you buy your tickets at the show they are $1 each. Show days are Tue, Wed, Thurs: see participating CineMark locations (note: some Rave Theaters are now owned by CineMark. Call your location for participation)

Studio Movie Grill Summer Movie Series – $2 screenings of recent, popular children’s films – Monday-Friday at 11am (dates may vary based on your state and school summer break)

Summer Reading Programs

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School is almost out for the summer so we wanted to share a list of Dallas/Fort Worth FREE Summer Reading Programs for 2016. 

 

*Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program Kids Can Earn a Free Book!

Here is How

Step 1. Fill out the Summer Reading Triathlon Reading Journal (PDF).
Step 2. Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store. Find a Store.
Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from our selection on the Reading Journal list at the store… Enjoy reading!

The program runs from May 12th through September 6th 2016.

*Book Adventure

Sylvan offers this FREE reading incentive program. Basically, your child reads books and then takes a simple comprehension quiz to make sure they understood what they read. The quiz is usually about 10 questions long. They earn points based on how much they remember from reading the book. There are hundreds of books to choose from in all reading levels. These are common books that can be found at your local library. Once they have earned enough points they can trade them in for some really neat prizes!

Free Summer Reading Programs
*Books-a-Million

Books-a-Million is having a Summer Quest in which you head here and download the Summer Reading Journal, read four books, and turn in your journal to your local Books-a-Million store to get a free Camp Half-Blood Tote Bag.

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Earn 10 FREE tokens every time your child reads for 2 weeks in a row. Just fill out the form and bring it in to claim your free token.

*Half Price Books

They are offering kids ages 14 and under a chance to earn a $5 Gift Card for reading just 15 each day throughout the summer!

*Local Public Library

Most of the Public Libraries offer Storytime.

Free Summer Reading Programs

*Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

Dallas Public Library – The free eight-week program, June 6 – Aug. 1, encourages reading at least 30 minutes a day. Open to children and adults of all ages. Young club members can earn weekly incentive prizes – from free books and fun foods to zoo, circus and baseball tickets – simply by reporting that they have read 30 minutes per day in person at any Dallas Public Library or online at dallaslibrary.org.

Pottery Barn Summer Reading Challenge

Open only to children under 10 years of age on any day during the promotion period. Must present completed Award-Winning or Early Reader book list to receive a free book at participating Pottery Barn Kids stores. (Call your local store to make sure they are participating!)

Scholastic Summer Challenge

Log in your reading minutes to the Scholastic site and your child will be able to participate in a World Record challenge as well as earn digital prizes!

Free Summer Reading Programs

Showcase Cinemas Bookworm Wednesdays

Your child can earn a FREE movie ticket from National Amusements Theaters when they read a book and complete a book report.

Six Flags Read to Succeed (hasn’t reopened as of yet as time of this posting)

K-6 students who complete six hours of non-school-related reading approved by their parents and teachers are eligible for free admission to their nearest theme park.

TD Bank Summer Reading Program

Read and keep track of 10 books this summer and your child will get $10 added to their Young Saver Account FREE!

Summer Discounted Tickets

Summer is just around the corner, so I wanted to get you ready for some fun! Here are some great ways to save while enjoying entertainment and attractions in North Texas!

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You have probably seen on MyDFWMommy or heard on WFAA about Pogo Pass .  It’s a year long, family based entertainment pass, that gets pass holders into some of the best venues in Dallas. Head over here and use code MYDFWMOMMY and get 60% off (you’ll pay $49.98 instead of $124.95). Just Hawaiian Falls and the Fort Worth Zoo are over $40 by themselves!

What does the pass include?  Check this out!

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This is truly one of the best deals in family entertainment out there. You’ll enjoy a FULL YEAR of admissions to places all over town (each place has their own details about how many times you get in with the pass).

Some things to know:

Each person needs their own pass

A different pass is needed for use in each city  (someone with a DFW Pogo Pass can’t use that in San Antonio, for example.  They would need a San Antonio Pogo Pass)

Remember to use MYDFWMOMMY as the discount code to get 60% off!

Ever heard of CityPASS? (just search CityPass in the top search bar)  It has just come to the Dallas area and is a booklet of admission tickets to the best attractions in a single city. You’ll save up to 50% compared to combined regular box office prices!

And now Dallas CityPASS now has a mobile voucher available! You will just need to present your voucher on a smartphone or other mobile device at the first attraction you visit to receive their Dallas CityPASS ticket booklet. No need to worry about getting your CityPASS booklet mailed to you or printing the voucher off. This makes it even easier to purchase a Dallas CityPASS while traveling and use it right away.

Skip ticket lines: Save time with easy access at most attractions. Once you have your CityPASS booklet, skip the ticket line and head straight for the entrance.

Take your time: CityPASS booklets are valid for nine consecutive days beginning the day of first use. Visit the attractions in any order you wish.

Easy Purchase: Get all your attraction tickets in advance in one easy purchase. Buy now and choose delivery option during checkout: Email voucher or ship ticket booklets.

Here’s what’s included in a Dallas CityPASS ( $46 Adults & $31 Kids)~

1. Perot Museum of Nature and Science~ 3D Film and Museum General Admission, including any public programming on day of admission

2. Reunion Tower GeO-Deck~ General admission offering 360-degree views from the indoor and outdoor observation deck atop one of Dallas’ most iconic structures.

3. Dallas Zoo~ General admission to the 106-acre zoo, featuring over 2000 animals.

OR

The Sixth Floor Museum~ Includes audio tour and admission to the permanent exhibit and temporary exhibits on the seventh floor.

4. George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum~ Admission to all permanent and special exhibits and special Library and Museum programming on the day of attendance, as well as a handheld audio guide.

OR

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden~ General admission to the main garden.

Summer Food Deals

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Starting now and running throughout the Summer, Sonic Drive-In’s are offering up 1/2 price Ice Cream Shakes after 8PM! For more information, head here, watch the short video, and you should this promotion pop-up at the end!

Texsport Calypso Quick Cabana Beach Sun Shelter Canopy $33.04

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Get this Texsport Calypso Quick Cabana Beach Sun Shelter Canopy for $33.04!

Description:

84″h x 48″w x 48″d 3-sided beach cabana for protecting yourself from UV rays
Heavy duty polyurethane coated taffeta with silver coating for increased UV protection and cool comfort
Durable rip-stop polyurethane floor and Three “no-see-um” mesh windows with zippered storm flaps
Three-pole pin and ring frame system with shock-corded fiberglass poles; flame-retardant
Comes complete with stakes, carry/storage bag and 4 weight sand bags for stability.

Shipping is free with Amazon Prime or your $49 purchase.

**Prices can change at anytime.

Home Decorators Collection ~ 50% Off Over 500 items + Free shipping

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Home Decorators Collection is having an awesome Cinco De Mayo sale with 50% off a collection of 500 items.  They sent me an email with some things I had been looking at in my cart and the prices are really good!  I would definitely check out the sale if you are needing something for your home!

ModMomTV ~ Ways to Save Money at Starbucks

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ModMomTV_logo_final.-300x259Recently, we launched our brand new YouTube channel, ModMomTV where Natalie and I will are sharing deals and ways to save money, plus highlighting local businesses, entertainment venues or family-friendly events around the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

This week, we share ways to save at Starbuck’s.

 

As we’re building up this new channel, we’d love your support:

Here are more details about what we discuss in the video!

Save time and money with the app: Just in time for pumpkin spice latte season, Starbucks is letting coffee drinkers order and pay for their coffee with a few taps on their smartphone.  The app works like this: Java junkies pick a Starbucks location on their app, enter their order, pay for it, and then pick up their drink at the bar area at the estimated time. Plus, when you use the Starbucks app, the points add up fast for app users who are frequent Starbucks visitors, scoring free drinks, alongside other perks like free drinks on your birthday.

10 Ways to Save at StarbucksMake it a Misto: Order An Iced Misto Instead of an Iced Latte.  The cafe Misto is made of of half coffee and half milk. It is not only cheaper, but also has less calories! Get a cheaper chai latte by ordering a hot chai tea, then ask them to fill it up with hot milk, which will cost you an extra 60 cents. Not only is it cheaper, but it’s less sweet.

Split with a friend or get the “secret size”:  Want a Frap? A Venti-size one (24 ounces) will set you back $4. A tall (12-ounce) Frappuccino costs $3, so if you split the Venti Frappuccino into two tall cups and share one with a friend, you’ll be saving yourself $1 each. Starbucks also has more sizes than what is on the menu. The secret is they actually have a size called a short that is only 8 oz. The short size appears on the menu as a kid’s size but you can actually order any drink in this size. So next time you don’t need a full 12 oz cup of coffee and want to save a little cash just say, “Give me the secret size.” Either that or you can just ask for the short.

Consider the free shaker flavors: You can shake as much cinnamon, chocolate, nutmeg or vanilla at every counter instead of paying for that extra shot of vanilla.

Ask for light Ice: Ask your barista to go “easy on the ice” and if you regularly drink an iced medium beverage. If you regularly drink a large (or Venti), ask for a Grande and enjoy a medium with almost the same amount of beverage while saving serious cash.

Order Iced Water: Who needs bottled water at Starbucks as the water at Starbucks may even be cleaner. The ice and water used in Starbucks is triple-filtered!

Refills aren’t just for coffee: For only 50 cents you can get a refill all day long on iced coffee, or iced tea. Rewards members get FREE refills!

Buy discount Starbucks cards: As long as the retailer is reputable, used and reloaded Starbucks cards (usually with odd amounts like $34.10 instead of $40) bring huge savings. I personally use Raise.com.

Bring your own mug: The $0.10 discount per drink may not seem like much but if you go to Starbucks all the time, the savings will add up.

Starbucks on Social Media: Following Starbucks on Twitter or liking them on Facebook will put additional discounts on your radar like half-price Frapuccino happy hour notifications, $2 treat receipts, plus more!

Walmart Grocery~ Order Online & Pickup In Store For FREE + Extra $10 Off First Purchase

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Don’t feel like lugging the kiddos to the store?  Here is an answer for you and a way to save. Walmart Grocery pick-up and delivery services are available at select locations with no service fees or markups! Simply place your order online, choose a time slot and your order will be delivered directly to your car (some areas even have the option of home delivery)!

Customers can simply shop their grocery lists online, choose a time to pick up their orders and then pull in to a designated parking area at their local stores, where associates will load the items into their cars.

Plus, you can save $10 off your first order of $50 or more when you use eVoucher code REALEASY at checkout.

Valid on orders of $50 or more. Limit one per customer. 

Also, once you’ve become a Walmart Grocery customer, you can share your referral link with friends and they will earn $10 off their first $50 order and you will score a $10 code too (valid on a $50 order). You can earn up to $100 in bonus referral grocery credits (a total of up to 10 referrals per year)!

Culver’s~ Donate $1 To Get FREE Ice Cream Tomorrow, May 5th

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Help support future agricultural leaders. Stop by your local Culver’s tomorrow, May 5, and enjoy a single scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard when you donate $1 to FFA or other local agricultural organizations in your community!

Check with your local Culver’s to see if they are participating in Scoops of Thanks Day! Hope to see you and your family there!

Free Scope Mouthwash at CVS Starting May 8th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 3:30 PM
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Pick up some Free Scope Mouthwash at CVS starting May 8th!  Make sure you print that coupon now!

Buy 1 Scope Mouthwash 500 ml $3.59
Use the $0.75/1 Scope Mouthwash 237ml+ coupon found here
Pay $2.84, Get back $3 ECB (limit 2)
Final Price = 16¢ Money Maker!

Join the Dollar Tree Value Seekers Club

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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Join the Dollar Tree Value Seekers Club today to enjoy access to members-only contests, money-saving party ideas, crafts, recipes, exclusive product sneak peeks & more!

Amazon~ White Waterproof LED Strip Lights Just $8.99 (Great for Patios & Decks)

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 2:45 PM
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Here’s an easy way to lighten up your deck or patio! Hop over to Amazon where you can score these highly rated ANNT 300 Units Waterproof LED Strip Lights in White for only $8.99 (reg. $12.99) with promo code A74XZ3TR at checkout.

These Waterproof Strip Lights are super bright with low power consumption & have a long life span of 50,000+ hours. They also has a self adhesive backing so setting them up is a breeze!

Plus, get free shipping on a $49 order, a $25 Book order or free 2-day shipping with Amazon Prime.

FREE Cottonwood Art Festival This Weekend in Richardson

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 2:30 PM
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Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event that features works from the nation’s top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for over forty years. The festival takes place on the first full weekend in May and the first full weekend in October each year. Admission is free.

This year approximately 1,400 artists submitted their work for consideration. For each show, jurors select over 240 artists to exhibit their museum-quality work. The artists compete in 14 categories: 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital, Drawings/Pastels, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood. A list of this year’s artists can be found on the Event Artists page.

Cottonwood isn’t just about the art, though. The festival also features local bands who perform the best in rock, country, jazz, blues, swing and folk. Be sure to check out the Lakeside Courtyard, where you can sit in the shade by the lake and relax while you enjoy the music. Food and spirits are also available in the courtyard.

When
Saturday, May 7, 2016: 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday, May 8, 2016: 10 am – 5 pm

Cottonwood Park, centrally located in the metroplex at 1321 W. Belt Line Rd. Richardson,TX (just one block east of Coit Rd).

 

New Checkout 51 Offers Starting Tomorrow

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 2:15 PM
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Check out the new Checkout 51 Offers we can expect to find starting tomorrow! Remember some offers vary by user.

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