Saturday Sales & Chocolate Pudding

Just a friendly reminder that Mother’s Day is May 14th! Don’t forget to send your husband out shopping- ha!

Oriental Trading is offering $2.95 shipping thru May 31st. This site is great for finding all those little trinkets you need for crafting & for birthday treat bags.

Entertainment Books are marked down to $12.99. This deal will expire on May 6th.

Gap is having their “Really Big Sale” (yes that is what it is called- I even checked!) Take advantage of their items being 40% off.

Money Spent Today: $0

One Way I Save Money: We do not subscribe to the newspaper because all of the information about our community is posted online and we read the news there. I know, I know- you would miss the advertisements in the Sunday newspaper. Well, you can look at all of the advertisements online through and find even your grocery store advertisements. I didn’t know, for instance, that our SuperTarget had a weekly advertisement. I looked online and found tons of web-only coupons for all of my grocery shopping needs.

Inspirational Reading Material: Wow Coupons offers printable coupons for retail stores, grocery stores, & restaurants. Check this site to get additional savings before doing your shopping.

MomAdvice Reading Material: Finding a Mom’s Group

Saturday Snack: This makes a quick & tasty snack for the whole family! Serve with a little whipped cream.

Chocolate Pudding
Serves Six

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup Bisquick. baking mix
1/3 cup cocoa
2 cups milk
1 cup cold water

Mix sugar, baking mix and cocoa in 3 quart saucepan. Gradually stir in milk and water.

Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.

Cool, stirring occasionally to prevent film form forming.

Published April 28, 2006 by:

Amy Allen Clark is the founder of You can read all about her here.

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