5 Things You Can Do to Save this Easter

Irish Thursday, March 27th, 2014
5 Tips On How To Save This Easter
The Easter break is finally here and the children have just taken a break from school. For most moms, it will be the time to take a breather from all the school related expenses, but for some it is also the time to shell out money for activities the children might want to participate in while they have enough free time in their hands. Music or swimming lessons, as well as other interesting activities, may be a little bit expensive, but here are a few things you might want to bear in mind so you can scrimp this Easter break:
Bring Your Children to the local Library
If you raised your children to be book lovers, nothing will thrill them most than the sight of many books and there is no perfect place to experience exactly that than in the library. Encourage them to get their own library card so they can go on and borrow as many books as they can manage to read over the spring break. Borrow storybooks and activity books which you can all read at home. This will spell endless hours of fun and entertainment for you and the kiddos and you do not even have to break the bank! For bigger children, you can even encourage them to make a very informal book report of the books they have finished reading. That way, you are not only nurturing their love for reading but also their love for writing and learning, too!
Go to the Park
The nice weather is also the perfect opportunity to spend some time and explore outdoors. Bring the children to the park, pack a couple of toys they can play outside, like balls, bubbles and kites. Allow them to be curious and let them take photos of stuff they see around, like the clouds, the trees, or the insects. While you are at it, do not forget to bring some sandwiches and juices the children can snack on when they get tired of too much playing – an impromptu picnic! What could be better than that?
Encourage the children to help with the chores
Another thing to do this Easter break to make sure the children will be as productive and spend their time wisely instead of sitting in front of the television for hours on end, is to help in the household chores. Give them something easy enough for their little hands to do, like sorting the laundry and folding clean clothes, perhaps. Teach them to make the bed after getting up each morning or wash the dishes, the non breakable ones, when they are done eating. You can also ask them to help prepare snacks and simple dishes in the kitchen, too.
Play Board Games
Scrimp on electricity and batteries by unplugging your television and turning off those gadgets and game console and inspiring children to play board games. Whether they choose to play chess, scrabble, monopoly or any other board game they fancy, it will be one enjoyable and worthwhile way to spend their afternoons. Not only will they be enjoying the game, but they will also develop and enhance their critical thinking and vocabulary, depending on which board game they choose to play. Foster good and clean competition by giving a nice reward or gift for the winner of each board game.
Plan a Fun Easter Together
Allow the children to lend a hand in your Easter preparation. Let them help in preparing breakfast on Easter morning by fixing sandwiches and making juices or cutting simple fruits and vegetables to add to your breakfast feast. And since there will be more hands to do the work, you can probably skip buying ready-made Easter eggs and make those colorful eggs at home and color them with the kids. You can simply get several dozens of eggs and a handful of food coloring from the supermarket for your very own do-it-yourself egg coloring activities. To score additional savings, you can also buy candies and sweets in bulk and a couple of colorful paper bags. Ask the children to help you sort out the treats and prepare them in the bags, I am sure the little ones will really be delighted to be of help.

banknotyThe Easter break is finally here and the children have just taken a break from school. For most moms, it will be the time to take a breather from all the school related expenses, but for some it is also the time to shell out money for activities the children might want to participate in while they have enough free time in their hands. Music or swimming lessons, as well as other interesting activities, may be a little bit expensive, but here are a few things you might want to bear in mind so you can scrimp this Easter break:

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Graduation Day is an important milestone in anyone’s life. It is not only putting an end to students’ sleepless nights of preparing and reviewing for exams or stressful days of doing projects and researches. It is a rite of passage that signifies the beginning of one’s new chapter to tread on, new journey to embark. It is an accomplishment not only for the graduates themselves but also for their parents who gave their efforts, time and support to their children to make this day possible. No wonder this is one of the most celebrated events in one’s life.

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February is fast approaching and we all know what this month is all about. It is that time of the year when people bring out their creative sides to express how they feel to the people they love. It is that time of the year when people indulge their romantic self and do things in the name of love. Here are some ideas you might want to consider to make this year’s Heart’s Day a memorable one.

A Trip for Two

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Gifts Not to Give This Christmas

sarah Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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Christmas is that time when everyone is simply being kinder than usual doling out holiday greetings to random strangers in the streets. It can be a tad tiring for some, what with all the long lines, the traffic jams and chaos everywhere, but, although it is also deem the busiest time of the year, especially for shopping malls when a seemingly endless number of people flock for their last minute Christmas shopping, it is also that time of year when majority of the people are in their most generous and are careful to only wrap the most special gifts for their office mates, colleagues, friends and loved ones.

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Black Friday Frenzy

brooke Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

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Of all black Fridays, this particular Black Friday is the most highly anticipated. Celebrated the day after Thanksgiving, which occurs every fourth or last Thursday of the month of November, Black Friday traditionally marks the beginning of the Christmas season for shoppers.  It was originally coined to describe the traffic situation in Philadelphia the day following Thanksgiving. Nowadays, Black Friday is all about shopping. It is the busiest day for shoppers and is said to be the day most retailers record their highest profit of the year. The name was used in relation to accounting where the losses were recorded in red while the gains are in black.

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Christmas time is just around the corner and most of us are already wracking our nerves thinking of the best gift ideas for our loved ones. You don’t have to go to malls and physically tire yourself with long lines and slow services to look for the gifts you have to buy. You can always try on-line shopping and if you know where to go, you just might find everything you need in a single site.

Knowing what to buy and knowing where to find them are two different things. Here are some suggestions you might find useful in search of the perfect gift for your family.

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Christmas time is approaching quickly. Most of you must be wondering how to make your holidays memorable without spending too much of your hard earned money. Here are some of the things that might help you celebrate this special occasion without taking an impossibly large proportion from your budget.

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  1. Be early. You can start buying gifts as early as possible taking advantage of those seasonal saving schemes. This way you can get the gifts with less expense than they worth and avoid cramming at the same time. Shopping at the last minute usually causes buying impulsively and irrationally.

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With Christmas just around the corner, we thought this post would be helpful to you who want to keep Christmas gift expenses under control…

Christmas is always accompanied by expenses and the largest part of it mainly goes to buying Christmas gifts. While shopping, wrapping and giving gifts is a quick way to boost our happiness and show our love for the people who matters to us, it can get pretty expensive if we don’t watch how we spend.

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8 Cheap & Easy Date Night Ideas

sarah Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Illustration of a couple sitting while watching glowing heartHaving regular and frequent date nights is essential to any couple’s relationship. In fact, one of the secrets of long-lasting and healthy relationships is making sure a date night at least once or twice a week is implemented.

More often, the lack of money is the reason why couples stop having date nights. So, we’ve come up with cheap and easy date night ideas that you can do right at home. Here are our top picks;

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pumpkin laughs2Are you ready for Halloween? Halloween is coming very soon and it’s about the right time to start preparing for it, especially if you have little kids. It’s better to shop early so you have a ton of time to do your shopping and make your selection.

Here at Couponbuzz, we give you access to different Halloween promotions from various stores like Spirit Halloween and BuyCostumes.com among others. We provide you coupon codes and instant savings deals from these stores so you can spend less on kid’s costumes, adult costumes, Halloween decorations and more. Be sure to visit the Couponbuzz Halloween Page frequently as we will be updating them with Halloween-related coupons and promotions throughout the Halloween season. Expect more to come.

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