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Vera Bradley Bags and Accessories!

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Whether you’re headed out of town or back to class, Vera Bradley takes you there in style. Renowned for their uniquely vibrant prints, their iconic bags and backpacks are ideal for any occasion.

Outdoor Photographer Magazine Just $2.86 for 1 Year!............

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Deal of the Day – Outdoor Photographer Magazine Just $3.49 for 1 Year!
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Check out the deals in today’s The Screaming Penny email newsletter!............

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Wahl Groomsman Beard and Mustache Trimmer – Just $14.92!

A PYP Best Blog! DIY Garage Mudroom on a Budget!............

Just in case you missed this article on DIY garage mudroom on a budget the first time we shared it a couple of years ago, we are republishing it. After Marne wrote this blog originally, we got an awesome response. This is one of the PYP Best Blogs!

 

I have been looking at mudroom ideas online for months. The idea of making a garage mudroom is not a new one, but I needed to really tweak all these ideas I was finding. Simply because we have hardly any space. We have a 2-car garage and are pretty cramped. But I KNEW I could do it, and we did! My only regret was that I forgot to take before pictures! We were too anxious to get it done before we left for Thanksgiving. This post is proof that you don’t have to spend much money to have a functional and organized mudroom! Here is what we did.

1. I originally wanted cubbies, but when I looked at the space we had, I realized that wasn’t possible. So we just did hooks. We already had the 4-hook one on the left, then I bought 3 hooks for the right side.
2. I bought a black bin for each child ($7 at Walmart in the office supply section) to put their shoes in.
3. My hubby build two benches for each side with wood scraps already in the garage.
4. We put two shelves up high (that we already had, just stored away) for hubby’s shoes. He can reach them!
5. We moved around & cut some carpet scraps we had to make them fit perfectly around the area.
6. The original shoe shelf on the left still hold my shoes and hubby’s. As you can see, I gathered up 4 clear bins in my house I wasn’t using and made them homes for the kids’ winter gloves, hats, and scarfs. Then I used 3 small baskets I already had to store duct tape, shoe shine/shoe brush, and electrical cords that we always use.

We spent a grand total of $35.45 on this garage mudroom! I know it isn’t the fanciest, but if you saw the mess before (shoes EVERYWHERE, and coats all over the house & not enough room for them) you would be so impressed! I love that is is so functional for our family. I was proud of myself for trying hard to use what we already had instead of spending more money.

We are still planning on doing the following things:

1. Putting 4-5 more hooks on the left side above the girls’ hooks for all hats we have. That will also be a big help for us.
2. Putting a wire shelf (that we already have) on top of the white shoes racks to make one more level for the winter boots.

So what do you think? Have you done a garage mudroom for your family?

White House Down Two Disc Combo: Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy – Just $14.99!............

A great movie – loved it!
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Zaycon Chicken – ORDER NOW!! Salmon and Turkey Available Too!............

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Chicken Breasts (Fresh Boneless Skinless)
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Each unit contains 40.00 lbs
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CHEAP Puffs Tissues After Target Stack and Gift Card!............

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Here’s a nice deal to help you stock up on tissues for cold and flu season! This week at Target, you can get a $10 gift card when you buy three select P&G products.

Here’s one deal you can score…

Buy THREE Puffs facial tissues, 10-pack – $8.99 ($26.97) 
- Use THREE $0.50 off ONE Puffs 3ct or larger
- Stack with $2/2 Puffs Tissue 3-ct.+ (Target Mobile Coupon; Text THANKS to 827438)
- Pay $23.47 out of pocket
- Get a $10 gift card
Final Price: $13.47 wyb 3 ($4.49 each, or $.45 per box!)

Hamilton Beach 6-Speed Classic Hand Mixer – Just $19.99!............

Convenient mixing features including QuickBurst button and Bowl Rest. Attachment set includes traditional beaters, wire beaters and whisk. Snap-on storage case for instant storage – no more lost beaters!

Hamilton Beach 62650 6-Speed Classic Hand Mixer, Silver
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Don’t buy expensive aerosol cans of oil – make your own! Use one of these and the olive oil (or other oil) you already have and stop spending extra money. A great money saver!

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RCA 0.7-cu ft Microwave $45.00 (Was: $69.00)............

RCA 0.7-cu ft Microwave, Stainless Steel
$45.00 (Was: $69.00)
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