The Adventures of Puss in Boots

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Puss in Boots

The Netflix original The Adventures of Puss in Boots features the world’s greatest feline fighter, lover and milk connoisseur is back in this original series filled with daring adventures, great boots, and laugh-out-loud fun!

The entire family will be entranced by Puss’ fantastical CG world filled with new characters, exotic locations and mystical tales that make up the stuff of legends. There’s nothing that can get in this celebrated swashbuckling kitty’s way…except maybe a hairball.

Do you have any pet lovers in your home?

Netflix certainly has everyone covered with their huge selection of viewing choices featuring all your favorite furry characters.

Check out what else is available for kids of all ages.


1. Pet Party
2. Clifford’s Puppy Days
3. Littlest Pet Shop
4. The Adventures of Milo and Otis
5. Snow Buddies
6. Sabrina, The Animated Series


1. The Adventures of Puss in Boots
2. Annie
3. Step Dogs
4. Jumanji
5. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
6. Air Bud
7. Monkey Trouble

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FREE Pirate Valentine’s Day Cards!

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CaptureYou can get these adorable Pirate Valentine’s Day cards FREE!

The set includes 4 different cards, all of which are nicely made, full color cards that you can print out free.  I suggest using a heavier cardstock paper. Print them here.

Celebrity Fashion for Less – Jennifer Lopez

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I’ve been a fan of J. Lo since before she started using a new name.

Jenny on the block was simply Jennifer Lopez, and I used to dream of being able to dance like her each week when we watched In Living Color. Did anyone else grow up watching Homie the Clown?

Is it just me or does J. Lo always look great?

I love that she took what appears to be a t-shirt and turned it into a high fashion rockstar look.

I love this look even if the shoes scare me a little bit.

You can pull of the look yourself without breaking the bank with this edition of Celebrity Looks for Less.1.23 Celebrity Style J. Lopez STYLE ONLY

Check out the links below to find a much less expensive version of this Jennifer

  1. Elie Tahari Faux-Suede Motorcycle Jacket (Kohl’s) – $50.00
  2. Mossimo T-Shirt Dress, Grey (Target) – $9.98
  3. Nine West Haywire Ankle Boots (6PM) – $65.99
  4. Oversize Sunglasses (Target) – $16.99
  5. Baubles & Co Large Cross Necklace (Amazon) – $29.72
  6. Simply Vera Wang Pleated Hobo Bag (Kohl’s) – $69.00

*Saving Dollars and Sense Tip: These are the prices at the time this pst was written. Prices are subject to change at any time.

Thanks to Homemaking Expert for sharing even more great style and fashion tips.

7 Frugal Ways To Treat Yourself On Valentine’s Day

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winebookFeeling pathetic on Valentine’s Day isn’t just confined to single adults. This festive form of inadequacy begins as early as middle school, when class is interrupted to deliver flowers or artificial leis to the popular kids. We learn a little something called “perspective” in our adult years, but some of those residual feelings bubble up when we find ourselves without plans on Feb. 14.

Though I don’t believe one’s self-worth should be evaluated based on the company he or she keeps during a random evening in mid-February, I do appreciate the compulsion to make plans. With that in mind, consider the following frugal ways to treat yourself this Valentine’s Day.

1. Host a Girl’s Night In
A popular alternative to kissy-kissy couples on Valentine’s Day is a crowd of rowdy girls proudly and publicly declaring their singlehood. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with this, hosting a girl’s night in is financially friendlier and will result in fewer cringe-worthy photos on Facebook. Create a theme — like wine or champagne-tasting — to make the evening more special, and ask friends to bring their favorite bottle of bubbly to cut hostess costs.

2. Try Something New
Skip the Jane Austen movie-marathon in favor of something a little outside your comfort zone. Peruse Groupon and LivingSocial for daily deals on activities you’ve been dying to try. Whether it’s a Thai cooking class or glass-blowing workshop, challenging yourself at a new skill will be far more productive than watching Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy duke it out yet again.

3. Paint ‘n Sip
One of the biggest trends to hit the United States since fondue, “paint ‘n sip” represents a fun and relatively inexpensive way to spend an evening. Get your fellow singletons together for a little canvas time, with a dash of liquid courage to help you make the first brush stroke. These events are designed to be relaxed and unintimidating, so don’t worry if you artistic masterpiece is more Pollock than Picasso.

4. Volunteer
If you find yourself wallowing in self-pity come Feb. 14, consider brightening someone else’s day to improve your mood. Soup kitchens, nursery homes and other establishments welcome volunteers to assist in everyday operations or simply visit with patrons. You’ll likely find the experience much more rewarding than an overpriced dinner-for-two. Check out for current opportunities in your community.

5. Indulge in Some Retail Therapy
A little retail therapy can go a long way, but that doesn’t mean your credit card balance has to suffer. In addition to coupons and clearance racks, you can buy online gift cards at a discount through to save some cash. E-cards are delivered within 24 hours and can save you up to 10 percent for both online and in-store purchases to places like DSW, Express and Anthropologie.

6. Pamper Yourself
Schedule a mani-pedi. Drop by your local studio for some candlelight yoga. Curl up with your favorite bestseller and a glass of red wine. As cheesy as it may sound, the most important relationship in your life is the one you have with yourself. So go ahead: blast Beyoncé and celebrate all the reasons you love being you.

7. Disregard It
As you listen to your hitched buds swoon about their romantic Valentine’s Day plans, keep in mind their significant others are likely cursing the corporations responsible for this made-up holiday. My husband’s disgust for the event is so strong he refuses to acknowledge it by name; instead, I wake up to “Happy Hallmark Holiday!” along with an ironically non-Hallmark card. Ultimately, it’s best not to dwell on other people’s plans and focus on making yours unforgettable.


This has been a guest post by Kendal Perez, a frugal fashionista and bargain shopper who helps fellow shopaholics find hassle-free ways to save money. As the marketing coordinator for Kinoli Inc., site manager for a family of money-saving websites, Kendal has the resources to be an extreme couponer but prefers a less complicated approach to staying in-budget. Kendal has been quoted in such media outlets as People StyleWatch, CNN Money, FOX, ABC, NPR and Kiplinger Personal Finance. For savings tips and more information, visit

Taking a Leap and Learning to Soar

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This new year has gotten off to such a great start!

I am so excited to see all that is ahead of me this year, and as January comes to an end I am putting the quote above into action in some very real ways in my own life.

There are so many things that I avoid because I feel that I am not qualified.

I have allowed the enemy to whisper in my ear the very lies I have been known to repeat to myself over and over again until I am so tangled by the lies that I become paralyzed.


You’ll never make it.

You are not good enough.

Who do you think you are?

You can’t do that?

No one will listen to you.

Do any of those sound familiar to you?

This one thing has kept me from moving forward in my own life in so many ways.

I have a feeling that I am not the only one that struggles with feeling inadequate, even if it is only in a specific area and not an overall kind of feeling.

It’s so easy to stay in your comfort zone where things are manageable and unscary. My comfort zone is where I can ignore the seemingly constant reminder of where I come from and who I once was.

It’s time I start reminding myself of who I really am today.

I recently read an article that suggested that there are so many of us that have unknowingly become fear worshippers. I for one will admit that this is so true for me.

Fear of failure is mine.

Up until recently, I would rather stay where I was if it meant I could say I was successful at my life than take a leap into the unknown where the fear of failure was taunting me.17705886_s (1)

This year I decided I was no longer going to stay in my safe place.

I took a leap!

I am building my wings with the feathers of those who have gone before me.

That’s the thing about this journey.

There is nothing that you are going through now that someone else hasn’t been through.

That means that you can get through it too.

In fact those who are already soaring are offering you their feathers so you can soar too!

Look around for the feathers, the ones that are falling around you to show you the way.

If someone offers you a feather, be sure to accept it….

Are you ready to take the leap with me?


Isaiah 40:31 But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Psalm 91:4 He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.