Disney Blue Glowtini Recipe

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This post was originally published on June 24th, 2015.

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I took this picture with my old cell phone on the first trip my husband and I took together to Disney World in 2010. I had this amazing Blue Glowtini at the Victoria Falls Lounge at Animal Kingdom Lodge. It was such a memorable drink that I tried to replicate it when we got back home when we had some friends over.

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Disney Store: Tsum Tsum Minis only $1.49!

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Through tomorrow (3/9/2017), get these adorable Disney Tsum Tsums for only $1.49 (regularly $5.95). Just use the promo code EXTRA25 at checkout to save an additional 25% off the sale price of $1.99. I read that Disney is releasing new expressions for these characters so that’s why they are clearing these out!

Shipping starts at $5.95 or is free with a $50 order with the code SHIP50.

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Amazon: Deals on Larabar, Maybelline, Colgate and more…

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I found some great deals on Amazon today that I had to share! If you are new to Subscribe & Save, you might want to check out this post first.

Larabar Minis Gluten Free Bar Variety Pack, Cherry Pie/Apple Pie/Cashew Cookie, .78 oz Bars (12 Count)

These mini  Larabars are the perfect size for my daughter and all of these flavors are awesome. Clip this 15% off Larabar coupon and select Subscribe & Save and get this Larabar Minis 12 Count for as low as $6.04.

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Save $0.06 Per Gallon (Every Day!) When You Link Your Shell Fuel Rewards & IHG Rewards Accounts

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Two of my favorite loyalty programs have joined forces! I just linked my InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) Rewards account to my Shell Fuel Rewards account so I can save at least $0.06 per gallon every time I get gas at a Shell station.

I’ve used Shell Fuel Rewards for years to save on gas. You can sign up for a free account here (this is my referral link) and you’ll save a minimum of $0.03 per gallon just by entering your phone number at the pump before you get gas.

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AmexOffers: $30 off $150 Disney World Ticket Purchase from Undercover Tourist

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If you are planning a trip to Disney World and have an American Express card, don’t miss this great offer!

From now until May 31st, 2017, you can get $30 back on a $150 purchase from Undercover Tourist, my preferred Disney ticket provider.

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First head over to AmexOffers and log in to your American Express account. At the bottom of the screen you will see your current offers.

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Hollar: Disney, Play-Doh, and More from $1!

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Hollar is an excellent source for small gift items for the kiddos, party supplies, and items for your home. Right now new customers get free shipping on their first $10+ order, so it is a great time to check out what they have to offer!

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I found a bunch of fun Mickey & Minnie items starting at $1,

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FREE Caldecott Medal Winners Printable Checklist

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This month I started a quest to read every Caldecott Medal-winning picture books with my four-year-old daughter. Some of my favorite children’s books have won the Caldecott Medal (namely The Snowy Day and Where the Wild Things Are) but there are so many that I haven’t read. We sometimes get into a rut with the books we check out from the library so I thought this would be a good way to mix it up!

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My Honest Review of Amazon’s Beauty Box + How To Get It Free After Credits

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I earned a free $10 Amazon gift card through Swagbucks this month so I decided to spend it on something I’ve been wanting to try for a while – Amazon’s Beauty Box. In this post I’ll share what I got inside and how you can get one for free after credits!

The Beauty Box is one of Amazon’s new sample boxes,

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How to Earn 5 FREE Nights at a Disney Deluxe Resort with the SPG Amex

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One strategy I regularly use to travel to Walt Disney World for free or cheap is to take advantage of credit card sign-on bonuses.

Right now there is a fantastic offer for one of the best rewards cards for Disney travel. By opening just one credit card you can earn five free nights at the Disney Dolphin Resort, which would cost around $1500 if you paid out-of-pocket!

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From now until April 5th,

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Five Reasons to Consider a “Resort Only” Trip to Walt Disney World

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If you are a frequent visitor to Walt Disney World, have you ever considered making a trip to Disney World and NOT visiting the theme parks?

I know this may seem almost sacrilegious to some, but I’ve considered skipping the parks for years. I enjoy Disney’s resort hotels so much and I never feel like I have enough time to take advantage of all they have to offer when we are rushing off to the parks.

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How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract {Photo Tutorial & Tips}

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This post was originally published June 19, 2015 and has been updated. 

Seven years ago my friend Brooke gave me a jar of homemade vanilla extract. I haven’t bought any vanilla extract from a grocery store since then! I discovered that homemade vanilla extract tastes so much better in recipes and is WAY cheaper than store-bought.

So here are the simple instructions for making your own.

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Amazon: 12 Count KIND Nuts + Protein Bars as low as $9.44 shipped!

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Here is an excellent price for some mega-popular KIND Bars. Get this 12 Pack of KIND Nuts + Protein Bars for $9.44 after clipping the 15% off coupon and earning a 15% Subscribe & Save discount. If this flavor doesn’t appeal to you, check out all of the coupon-eligible items here. 

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My 5 Favorite Credit Cards for Free Travel with Points & Miles!

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The number one way I stretch our travel budget is by leveraging points and miles I earn through credit card use. I’ve earned over $10,000 in free flights, hotels and more from my points and miles hobby, so we aren’t talking about chump change here!

If you are interested in traveling for free with points and miles, you might be a little overwhelmed when you start learning about all of your options.

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Schoola: Items from $1 + Promo Codes (I Saved $487 on Quality Secondhand Clothes!)

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Don’t miss this chance to refresh your wardrobe for spring and summer with HUGE savings! Through the end of the day Monday (2/20), get items from $1 and save even more with promo codes at Schoola.

You can save 30% off any order with the code FEB30 or 60% off orders of $60 or more with the code PREZ60 (this one is good for a limited time only).

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Staples.com: Charmin Essentials Strong Toilet Paper 20 Rolls for $7.99

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Here’s another great deal on toilet paper from Staples… through Saturday, 2/18, get 20 Rolls of Charmin Essentials Strong Toilet Paper for only $7.99 (regularly $15.99). Plus you get any $15 order shipped for free when you sign up for the free Staples Rewards program.

Thanks, Hip2Save!

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Shutterfly: $15 Off $15+ Purchase

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Through this Wednesday (2/15/17), get $15 off a $15+ purchase at Shutterfly when you enter the promo code 15OFF at checkout.  You can apply this discount on top of other savings, but you will have to pay shipping on your order. I’m ordering our family wall calendar (finally… oops).

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Birchbox: Two Beauty Sample Boxes for $10 Shipped

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Here is a chance to get a BUNCH of high-quality beauty and personal care samples delivered to your door for only $10 from Birchbox!

For a limited time, new members get an extra Birchbox when they subscribe to the $10 monthly plan and enter the code TWOFORONE at checkout. You can easily cancel your plan online at any time.

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You can check out my honest review of Birchbox in this post

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Get My Disney Dining Plan eBook (Updated for 2017!) for FREE

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So many things have changed with the Disney Dining Plans in 2017! I’ve updated my Kindle eBook on the Disney Dining Plans to reflect all of new developments.

And for a few days, you can get a copy for FREE here! If you don’t have a Kindle, don’t worry – you can read it on any device with the free Kindle app.

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