Free, Discounted Activities for Military Families at Ft. Carson This Week


Amanda sent me a link that might be of interest to military families: there is a long list of free and discounted events going on at Fort Carson this month for military families!  The list has everything from free movies to discounted activities at the recreation center.  Go here to find out all the details.  […]

50% or More Off Tickets to Miner’s Maze in Golden


Update: there is now a 25% off Living Social coupon code that you can use on this deal!  Use code BESTMOM to take 25% off most any deal through April 22nd. Christa sent in a tip for a 50% of more discount on admission to Miner’s Maze Adventure Land Gold Mine Fun Park in Golden: […]

Sprouts Weekly: Bob’s Red Mill Flour at Rock-Bottom Price + More


Sprouts has a new ad layout on their site, and I was trying to get used to it when I realized that with the new layout, it’s not immediately clear what items are from the ad cycle that is ending today and which ones are from the ad cycle that is beginning today – ack!  […]

Safeway Weekly (4/16-4/22): Lowest Price on Spiral-Sliced Ham + More


I think Safeway has the best deal on spiral-sliced ham for Easter – it’s $1.59/lb here, versus $1.69/lb at King Soopers and $1.79/lb at Albertsons. I’m not seeing a ton of other great deals, but unfortunately, their site is being wonky this morning and I didn’t even completely finish going through the front page before […]

Reader Request: How To Clean Hardwood Floors


I’m looking for some tips on how to best clean a hardwood floor. What products work best and keep it looking good without buildup?

Random Chatter: 4/15/14


I don’t think I’ve ever owned a real electric griddle – at least for the past ten years, I’ve cooked pancakes on a stovetop griddle.  But, we put a ceramic-top electric stove in our kitchen when we remodeled it (long story – eventually, we will have a gas stove like we did in our last […]

Albertsons Weekly (4/16-4/22): Blue Bell Ice Cream $2.99 + Great Deals on Strawberries, Butter


Albertsons has a great deal on Blue Bell ice cream after coupon, Land o Lakes butter, and a few other items, plus some special promos: Buy $100 in participating gift cards, save $10 off your next grocery purchase Save $5 instantly when you purchase $50 or more in baby products Transfer a prescription and receive […]

King Soopers Weekly (4/16-4/22): Good Deals on Purex, Hot Wheels Cars + Free Colgate


Here are the King Soopers deals that start on Wednesday.  I haven’t rated the hams, since the way to get the best deal is to compare prices across stores during the two times a year they go on sale (Christmas and Easter).  It looks like around $1.00/lb is the lowest that hams are going to […]

Experience Colonial America at Living History Event in Westminster – Last Week in April


There is another Living History Days event coming up in the Denver area later this month, on April 25th and 26th!  A local Christian school and radio station put on the event, which allows you to “experience 18th century life through costumed interpreters, hands-on activities, a drama, and two battle reenactments”.    You can see the […]

Homeschool Curriculum Book Swap Coming Up


Janna, the office manager for the Mountain Vista Homeschool Academy sent me this info on a homeschool book swap and sale coming up: We are organizing a home-school curriculum book swap and sale on Monday, April 28th from 10-4. It’s open to any one interested in selling or swapping materials, or those just looking for […]