25 No Candy Valentine’s Ideas for Kids

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We still have so much candy in the house from the holidays and my kids don’t need more candy, so I’ve compiled a list of no candy Valentine’s ideas that kids can give to school friends or neighbors or that you can give as fillers in your valentine’s baskets you give your kids. For those of you who want to give non-candy Valentine’s to kids this year, here are 25 ideas with cute sayings you can use.

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Valentine’s Lip Whistles

Use the saying, “Blow Me a Kiss, Valentine.”

 

 

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Play-Doh Valentine’s Cans

Use the saying, “Doh you want to be my Valentine?” or

“Valentine, I think you are a-DOH-able”

 

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Heart Maze Puzzles – “You’re a-MAZE-ing! Happy Valentine’s Day!”

 

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Valentine’s Day Slap Bracelets

 

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Glow Sticks

Use the saying, “You Make My Heart Glow.”

 

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Red, White & Pink Toy Plastic Shovels with I Dig You Stickers

Use the saying, “I Dig You.”

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Sale on LEGOLAND Tickets & Disneyland Electrical Parade Started

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Right now, Get Away Today is having its biggest sale ever on LEGOLAND® California tickets. You can save up to 25% on tickets and get a second day free when you travel by March 31, 2017. Adults and kids tickets are just $85 each and are good for two full days. This is a $32 savings of each adult ticket off the gate price and $22 off each child’s ticket.

LEGOLAND® California and the SEA Life Aquarium has over 60 attractions, shows and more. Explore 10 themed areas geared for kids ages two through 12, including the new LEGO® NINJAGO® World and LEGO® Friends Heartlake City.

 

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Also, there is always something new going on at Disneyland! The Main Street Electrical Parade began last week at Disneyland Park and will continue nightly until June 18th of this year. Season of the Force has also returned to Disneyland Park. Get Away Today has Disneyland specials including Adults at Kids’ Prices on select dates, 25% savings at the Disneyland Resort Hotels and free night specials at Anaheim area hotels.

If you book a 2-night or longer Southern California vacation package including tickets and hotel stay, use the promo code SCBC to get an extra $10 off. Every small amount of money saved helps out!

If you are looking to vacation in Hawaii, Mexico or the Caribbean, get an exclusive $100 off any 3-night or longer beach vacation from Get Away Today.

 

Get Away Today Layaway Lock In

Get Away Today has a layaway plan that’s only $125 down. If you can’t pay for your whole trip upfront, you can book it to get the discounted ticket prices and make payments each month until three weeks before your trip, when it needs to be paid in full. So grab your tickets now by booking online Get Away Today.com or call Get Away Today directly at 1-855-GET-AWAY. Be sure to use the promo code SCBC.

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Get Away Today Black Friday Special + $20 Off Promo Code

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Starting Monday, November 21, 2016, Get Away Today is kicking off its early Black Friday Sale that will continue through Cyber Monday, November 28, 2016. Giving the gift of a vacation to your kids or family for the holidays would be amazing!

Through this week, you can get Disneyland Adults at Kids’ Prices valid for travel through ALL of 2017 on all 3-day and longer Disneyland tickets. This includes both Park Hopper and 1-Park per Day tickets. This is the first time Get Away Today has ever extended the offer to the 1-Park per Day tickets! In many cases, you can lock-in your 2017 ticket prices for less than this year’s prices.

In addition to Get Away Today’s Black Friday Sale, you can get $20 off per package on any 2-night or longer Southern California vacation package (2 ticket minimum) when you use the code SCBC or let them know you heard about this deal from Saving Cent by Cent. And this deal can be used with Get Away Today’s extra night free hotel offers.

And if you didn’t know, Get Away Today has Kids Free to LEGOLAND for travel now through December 24, 2016, which is an amazing deal!

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Plus, Get Away Today has a layaway plan that’s only $125 down. If you can’t pay for your whole trip upfront, you can book this week to get the discounted ticket prices and make payments each month until three weeks before you trip, when it needs to be paid in full. So grab your tickets now at the discounted ticket price by booking online Get Away Today.com or call Get Away Today directly at 1-855-GET-AWAY. Be sure to use the promo code SCBC to get an additional $20 off.

 

And be sure to read these posts:

 

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How to Vacation at Disneyland on a Budget (Part 2)

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Six Sisters’ Stuff Weekly Menu Plan As Low As Just $3.00 Month

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I regularly have people ask me how to save money on their groceries, and the first thing I say is to plan out their meals before they go grocery shopping. Some people mention that they run out of time to plan their meals. So for you busy moms, this Six Sisters’ Stuff Menu Plan will help you out with dinner each night and save you money because you’ll have a plan of what you need to purchase before you go grocery shopping.

You can get a whole year of menu plans from Six Sisters’ Stuff for just $36. That turns out to be only $3.00 per month! If you would rather, you could choose the monthly payment option of $5.00 a month. Six Sisters’ Stuff has so many family-friendly meals, that the $36 for the year will be worth it. And this would be a great present to give to a mother, sister or friend for a birthday or holiday.

 

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Six Sisters’ Stuff has three different menu plans to choose from:

  • Menu Plan Membership – Serves 6-8
  • Smaller Family Menu Plan – Serves 2-4
  • Gluten-Free Menu Plan – Serves 4-6

With all three of the menu plan options, you’ll receive a week’s worth of meals at a glance, which includes 6 main dish recipes, 2 side dish recipes and 2 dessert recipes. And in addition to getting a menu plan, you’ll also receive a detailed shopping list of what to buy each week.

If you want to know if any ingredients from your shopping list are on sale that week, head over to my Best Weekly Grocery Deals list here, where I compile and post the best grocery deals from 10 stores around Utah. This weekly list will help you save hundreds of dollars on your groceries each month.

Make “What’s for dinner?” easier on you by giving this Six Sisters’ Menu Plan a try!

 

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You might also like to read:

 

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6 Ways to Make Meal Planning Successful

 

 

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21 Popular Toys and Games for Kids This Year

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With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start purchasing the gifts you are planning to get your kids for Christmas. Here are 21 popular and best selling toys and games this year that the kids will love. I’ve included which store I found to have the best price, but each store can change its price at any time. If you find a better deal than the one listed, please let me know and I’ll update it so everyone can get that same great deal.

To save even more money on your purchases, shop online using a cash back site such as TopCashBack or Ebates. I’ve used both of these cash back sites and like them. Plus, if you sign up with either TopCashBack or Ebates, you’ll receive $10!

Which of these toys and games does your children want this year?

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Hatchimals Hatching Egg Interactive Creaure is the hottest toy this year! There are different Hatchimals eggs you can buy and they are all interactive. Your kids can care for them and then the egg hatches with a surprise animal inside. This toy will be a hard one to get this Christmas and is selling for a few hundred dollars on Amazon right now. Toys R Us had the Hatchimals for $49.99, but they are out of stock. The best way to find out when Hatchimals are in stock in any store is to use NowInStock.net and have them send an alert to your computer so you can grab it within minutes. The Walmart Black Friday ad has Hatchimals for $48.88, but you will have to be quick to grab one on Black Friday.

 

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The New Pokemon Z-Ring Interactive Set is compatible with the latest video game titles in the Pokemon series for Nintendo 3DS Family Systems. Z-CRYSTALS are used in the Z-RING to react simultaneously to the devastating Z-MOVES in the video game with sounds, lights and vibrations. Amazon has the Pokemon Z-Ring Interactive Set for $29.84.

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Since Pokemon is very popular right now, kids would love anything Pokemon like this Pokemon Plush for $7.99 on Amazon, or head over here to see more Pokemon toys.
amazon-my-first-flyerLittle Tikes My First Flyer – This easy-to-fly remote control helicopter toy is perfect for young children who want to start flying aerial devices. It has a simple one-touch remote, protective propeller rings and auto-hover technology. Walmart has Little Tikes My First Flyer for $27.99.

 

 

amazon-little-live-pets-2Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset is an interactive dog for kids that moves and feels like a real puppy. Kids can feed the dog with a bottle until it falls asleep in their arms. Amazon has the Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset for $49.88.

 

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Speak Out Game – This is a hot game this year! Players try to say different phrases while wearing a game mouthpiece until someone guesses it. Everyone will be laughing out loud. Amazon has the Speak Out Game for $21.99.

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Universal Studios Hollywood Raising Prices Oct. 12th

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Universal Studios Hollywood is raising ticket prices Wednesday, October 12, 2016. If you or someone you know is planning a trip this year to Universal Studios Hollywood, you’ll want to book the tickets with Get Away Today by next Tuesday, October 11, 2016 to save the most money, which is up to $23 per ticket.

At Universal Studios Hollywood, you can explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, go to the all-new AMC’s The Walking Dead attraction, head to the recently refurbished Jurassic Park – The Ride, plus so much more.

If you want to do a vacation package to Southern California, use the promo code SCBC on Get Away Today and you’ll get $10 off a 2-night or longer Southern California vacation package including tickets and hotel stay. Every small amount of money saved helps out!

 

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Amazon: Little Tikes Trampoline, Huggies, Wifi Crock Pot & More

Here are some deals that are on Amazon this week:

 

amazon-little-tikes-trampolineIf you are an Amazon Prime member, Amazon.com has Little Tikes 3′ Trampoline for $29.99 (regularly $79.99). This kids’ trampoline features an easy-to-grip padded handlebar for extra stability and has a 1-year limited warranty. If you aren’t an Amazon Prime member, you can sign up to receive a FREE 30-day trial here.

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Purchase a 32-count package of Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts for just $5.78 shipped when you clip the 25% off coupon below the price and choose Subscribe & Save on the right side.

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This would be so cool to own! You can purchase a Crock-Pot 6-Quart Wifi for $98.54 shipped (regularly $149.99). With this crock pot, you can adjust the cook time, temperature, shift to warm or even turn it off using the free WeMo App on your mobile device or directly on the unit. This would be great to have when you’re running errands and not at home.

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Purchase a 12-Pack of Purefly Silicone Baking Cups for only $3.99 (regularly $12.99) when you enter promo code B4P6IDY6 at checkout.

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And here are deals on Huggies Diapers and Wipes:

Huggies Little Snugglers Baby Diapers, Size Newborn, 88 Count only $22.69 shipped after you clip the $1 off coupon below the price and choose Subscribe & Save. And if you sign up to be an Amazon Family Member (it’s free to sign up with Prime Membership), you’ll save another 20% when you choose Subscribe & Save.

Huggies Little Movers Diapers, Size 3, 174 Count (One Month Supply) only $35.72 shipped after you clip the $1 off coupon below the price and choose Subscribe & Save. And if you sign up to be an Amazon Family Member (it’s free to sign up with Prime Membership), you’ll save another 20% when you choose Subscribe & Save.

Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes, Refill, Unscented, Hypoallergenic, Aloe and Vitamin E, 552 Count only $11.32 shipped after you clip the $1 off coupon below the price and choose Subscribe & Save. And if you sign up to be an Amazon Family Member (it’s free to sign up with Prime Membership), you’ll save another 20% when you choose Subscribe & Save.

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October is Kids Free Month in San Diego

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If you are planning a family vacation, October is the perfect month to take a trip to San Diego, because the best San Diego attractions are offering free admission for kids the entire month of October, which include Sea World San Diego, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and LEGOLAND. And if you book a 2-night or longer Southern California vacation package with Get Away Today, including tickets and hotel stay, you can get an extra $10 off when you use the promo code SCBC.

Get Away Today Layaway Lock In

Get Away Today has a layaway plan that’s only $125 down. If you can’t pay for your whole trip upfront, you can book your trip and make payments each month until three weeks before you trip, when it needs to be paid in full. You can book online Get Away Today.com or call Get Away Today directly at 1-855-GET-AWAY. Be sure to use the promo code SCBC.

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Gymboree Up to 80% Off & The Children’s Place 50-70% Off Clearance

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For a limited time during the Labor Day weekend, Gymboree is offering up to 80% off its entire store.

 

And through September 5, 2016, The Children’s Place has all of its clearance 50-70% off + Free Shipping. They are also doing a get $20 for every $20 you spend online and in the store at The Children’s Place. No codes needed.

 

 

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Also, Crazy8 has its entire store $12.99 & under plus free shipping when you use the code FREEWKND at Crazy8.

This is a great time to pick up great deals on clothes for your kids for back to school.

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Amazon Deals: Laser Light Show, Peeler, Scooter & More

Check out this week’s deals on Amazon.com:

 

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If you want to try something different for Christmas this year rather than traditional Christmas lights, get this 1byone Outdoor Laser Light Show Projector for only $45.99 (regularly $89.99).

 

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Philonext Fruit & Vegetable Peeler Set with Citrus Peelers only $9.99 (regularly $25.99) when you enter promo code OO2VBL49 at checkout.

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6-count package of Fiber One 90 Calorie Soft-Baked Bars Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars for just $2.09 shipped when you clip the 25% off coupon by the price and choose Subscribe & Save.

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Little Tikes Learn & Turn Scooter for just $19.98 (regularly $29.99). This scooter is suitable for ages 2-4 years and features a low to the ground deck with 2 front wheels and 1 back wheel for easier balance.

 

amazon - flashlightThis #1 best seller PeleusTech Water Resistant LED Flashlight is only $7.99 (regularly $20.99) when you enter promo code MZLZC796 at checkout. This would be perfect for your emergency car kit or 72-hour kit.

 

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Under Armour Big Wordmark Tote + Zippered Pouch for just $14.99 (regularly $29.99).

 

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Wisk Deep Clean PowerBlasts Laundry Detergent – 24 Count Packs for just $3.83 shipped when you clip the 30% off coupon and choose Subscribe & Save.

 

Note: If you have 5 or more Amazon subscriptions arriving in a month, you’ll save 15% off your Subscribe & Save orders instead of the regular 5%, which gives you an even better deal. Once your orders arrive, you can cancel further shipments of the products by logging in to your Amazon account and going to the “Manage Subscribe & Save.”

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