Great Finds at Peter Harris!


I like to pop into Peter Harris every once in a while to check out their deals. Right now, they are running their “$3, $5 and $7 Warehouse Sale.”


If you don’t shop there often, they are known for carrying designer brand clothing (J. Jill, Ann Taylor, Columbia, Jones New York) and local store overages (Target, American Eagle, Macy’s and more) at really good prices.

Here are a few of my finds:

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Sweats (originally from Target) for $7.99. This was the most “expensive” thing I purchased and I just love the deep purple color – the photo doesn’t do it justice.

I did not buy this outfit but thought it was worth sharing. It’s perfect for the holidays with the sparkle. Three pieces- and only $20! These were on the “Fall Buyout” racks where everything was 50% off.

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Again, photo doesn’t do them justice but these tops and a dress cost between $3 and $5 each.

There a number of stores around (these were in the Delmar location). Find Peter Harris store locations HERE.


Walgreens: Well Beginning Products and Coupon

I don’t often shop at Walgreens (only because it isn’t close to my house) but I recently received a package of their Well Beginnings baby products to try out and I was impressed. Impressed enough to visit a Walgreens.

Here’s what I received:


Here’s what I liked about them:

  • The baby wash/shampoo is made without parabens or phthalates (this is often hard to find, especially for store brands). I feel much better using products without these chemicals.
  • The diapers are soft, flexible, made with natural ingredients and the tabs stay put unlike any other diaper we have used.
  • The wipes are unscented and made for “sensitive” skin.
  • Some of the prices! I checked out the store prices at Walgreens and here is what I found:

Well Beginnings Wipes 2 for $4


Well Beginnings wipes refill packs on sale for $4.99. (Sorry for the blurry photo)

Great prices for wipes. The wipes are not as thick as name brand wipes but I did find them to be significantly larger, thicker and more moist than other store brand wipes I have tried. I would buy these- with a coupon!


Well Beginnings diapers regularly priced at $9.49


Well Beginnings diapers large boxes $18.99

The regular prices for diapers were not great but I would PRINT THIS COUPON for $1.50 off any package and save for a sale!


Well Beginnings Baby Wash $3.19


Well Beginnings baby oil $3.19

I would highly recommend the baby wash- it is made without harmful chemicals, hypoallergenic, tear-free and with a light, baby scent. If you are looking for a product that does not contain potentially harmful parabens and phthalates for a good price, this is it.

The final product I am hopeful I will not need- it is Walgreens pediatric electrolyte liquid. I really like that it does not contain any artificial colors. I am hoping my kids stay healthy enough to not need to try this one out!


Disclosure: The Well Beginnings baby products were provided to me free of charge by Green Moms Meet for my review however, all content and opinions are my own.

If you need diapers, make sure you print this coupon for your next Walgreens trip!
Coupon is available for a limited time and may be printed twice.$1.50 off one box of Well Beginnings Diapers

The Cooking School at the Market Bistro by Price Chopper

I recently had the chance to attend The Cooking School at the Market Bistro in Latham for the second time. This time, I was invited along with other bloggers from the Capital Region to participate in the class “Two Guys and a Grill.”

The Cooking School

What a great place!

In this class, two chefs cooked for us and provided lots of tips along the way. (I especially appreciated the some of the baking tips that were sprinkled throughout the two hours, even though it was a grilling course.) We learned how to grill three types of meat and learned how to make three “steakhouse style” side dishes. Each “meal” they prepared we got to sample.

The Cooking School


Though I’m not a red meat eater (ironic to be invited to this class, I know), I sampled everything else and was in love with the homemade chimichurri sauce! So easy to make with a handful of fresh parsley. I was SO good! Here is a link to their recipe: Chimichurri Sauce.

The Cooking School

The class was sponsored by Price Chopper and Certified Angus Beef (Did you know Certified Angus Beef is a brand and not a type of meat?? Shows how much I know about meat.)

I highly recommend trying out a class at The Cooking School. Price Chopper has just announced their September classes so I bet there is still room to sign up. We attended a kid’s Frozen-themed class in the spring and it was wonderful- but they fill up fast!

Here is a sampling of what is coming up starting next week:

Lunch and Learn: Making Fresh Pasta

Taste Bud: A is for Apple, B is for Baking (for kids 5-8)

Junior Chef: Kids Cook Italian (for kids 9-14)

Popular Restaurant Sauces

Girls Night Out: Chocolate Decadence

Canning Workshop

Gluten-Free Fall Baking

Classes cost between $20 and $60 (and some even come with a glass of wine! :) Find out more online HERE.

Enjoy and let me know if you go!!

Immaculate Baking’s Gluten Free Cookies & Savings!

Recently, I told you about the delicious Immaculate Baking brownies we made. I had received a few sample boxes in the mail from General Mills. I had to write once more to tell you about their gluten-free cookie mix and several coupons available right now.

My family is not gluten-free but we were attending a party with several people who are so we tried this product out to bring along:


And, yes, they were just as good as they look! They were easy to make and I’m so thrilled with the quality ingredients- simple, as if I made it from scratch.

Here’s how they came out. Gooey and fudgy and everyone loved them!


I’d like to add a few boxes of these to my pantry and right now there are several great ways to save:

Save $1 on any Immaculate Baking Company product with this coupon

ShopRite- Immaculate Baking Company products are not on sale this week (prices start at $3.99) but they have an e-coupon you can use on top of the printable coupon for another .75 cents off.

Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 10.19.38 PMAND then you can earn .75 cents back from SavingsStar when you purchase any Immaculate Baking Company product at select stores, including ShopRite.

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Shop at ShopRite to save an extra $2.50 off any Immaculate Baking Company item now through 8/31. That’s a great deal, making some of their products less than half price!


New Giveaway: Dial Coconut Water with Mango Body Wash


Recently I received a bottle of Dial’s new Coconut Water with Refreshing Mango Body Wash to try out. It. smells. awesome.

What a fun scent for the shower with “hints of green coconut and tropical mango.” This body wash is designed to make your skin feel clean, healthy and hydrated.

We love this new scent. It’s refreshing yet light enough to prevent you for smelling like perfume afterwards.

Would you like to try it for FREE? Leave a comment below telling me whether or not you have tried this new Dial Body Wash scent and I will be randomly selecting one person to win a coupon for a FREE BOTTLE.

Winner will be selected on 8/23 and notified via email. Good luck!

*Congratulations to Emily T. for winning a free bottle!* 

Win Private Pre-Sale Passes to Let’s Grow Together Children’s Consignment Sale!

Let’s Grow Together is hosting it’s next children’s consignment sale at Afrim’s Sports Colonie Location August 22-24, 2014.

The Let’s Grow Together Sale is a semi-annual children’s consignment sale specializing in baby, child, teen and maternity clothing & merchandise. At the sale, you will find quality new or like-new children’s items at amazing prices. 15,000 square feet filled with great deals on kid’s items!


The sale opens to the general public on August 23rd but I have FIVE sets of private pre-sale passes to give away! Each pass allows you and a friend to enter early to shop on Friday, August 22nd from 6-8 PM.

Want to win? Leave a comment below saying who you would shop for to be entered to win. 5 winners will be randomly selected on August 17th. Good luck and remember to share this contest with a friend who will bring you if they win!

Sears Outlet: Buy One Get One Free


The Sears Outlet is having a back to school sale! Their children’s clothing (already reduced to $3 and up a piece) are currently buy one get one free! This includes accessories.

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The nearest Sears Outlet in the Capital Region is located in Albany at Crossgate Commons. Find the address and more stores HERE.

Best Places to Shop for Back to School Supplies


I’ve been scoping out where to buy back to school supplies for the best prices and I have come up with 4 stores where you can get some great deals. Read on!


Probably your most obvious place since office/school supplies are their speciality. This store has HOT deals every week before school starts (.50 cent composition books and .25 cent rulers??) AND they offer coupons. How do you get the coupons? Visit their website, scroll down and click on “Deals” to sign up for their emails. You’ll find a link in their emails to printable coupons, which change every few weeks. *NEW*- Staples will also price match other stores during the back to school season AND give you an additional 10% off the price!

Staples Price Match


Another favorite not just because they also have hot weekly deals but they also have great printable coupons. Go HERE to find back to school printable coupons such as these:

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And did you catch their coupon for $5 off $25 of back to school supplies in their ad this week?



Yes, Walmart has low prices to start with but they also have two awesome ways to save even more:

  1. They price match– and, technically, you don’t even need to bring the ad in! They will price match the in-store price of the same item found elsewhere! (Want those .50 cent composition books from Staples but don’t want to drive there? Get them at Walmart!) Read the details HERE.
  2. Use Savings Catcher-- their latest way to price match after you shop. Buy your supplies at Walmart, enter your receipt number HERE and Walmart will search all local ads for a lower price and give you the difference back on a gift card! (This works for other items you buy there, too!) Definitely worth trying out.

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Oh, and one more tidbit I learned: Walmart accepts competitor coupons! Print that $2 off Crayola products coupon from Target’s website and Walmart will accept it. Read details HERE.


Price Chopper

Don’t overlook the grocery store for deals on school supplies. Check out the office supply area next time you food shop for a few hot deals on some items your child may need for school- sometimes as low as 75% off! Here’s a sample from today:


Have any more back to school savings tips or find any hot deals? Share them in the comments!