Take it on Tuesday (TIOT) #42: Mounting cabinets in the basement

cabinets finished #1

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WE finally got it done!!!!!!!! I’m so happy!!! So, remember when I showed you my kitchen remodel? That was back in March, right? Ever since then we’ve had our old kitchen cabinets sitting in our basement, ready to be hung.

It just seemed like a daunting task. But we finally got it done!!!

I don’t have a before picture, but believe me our.basement.was.MESSY!! Here is the space after we cleared away the clutter:



We are not experts by any means, but I want to show you how we hung our cabinets. I thought it went really smoothly and I’m

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Saturday Spotlight: The PURSE-onality Challenge

The PURSE-onality Challenge

Welcome to the first post in my new guest post series: Saturday Spotlight!

Each Saturday, I will be featuring a guest post from another blogger. This series will be covering topics from creative crafts to DIY projects/tips to inspiring stories. If you are interested in guest posting for Romance on a Dime, check this post for a list of topics.




I love a good challenge, especially when it’s one that will cause me to grow spiritually and emotionally. That’s why I wanted Cheri from PURSE-onality Challenge to share this first guest post with you:


Complaint-Free: Who Me?

As I thumbed through a copy of A Complaint-Free World five years agoI considered myself the most optimistic, positive, encouraging

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Walgreens Deals: Week of 12/19

Here are some of my favorite (and best) deals at Walgreens this week! If you are new to using coupons, these deals are perfect for you!! Check out my earlier post on Semi-Extreme Couponing Baby step #2 – Creating a List.

Buy Participating Creme of Nature Products = $5 RR Deal Scenario: Buy Creme of Nature foam lotion or replenishing spray 7 or 11.25 oz $5.99 Pay $5.99 Get back a $5 RR Final cost $0.99!


Coffee-Mate liquid 16 oz $1.49 (Fantastic sale price!) Use the $0.75/1 coupon found here (must “like” on Facebook) Final cost $0.74! ** There is also a $0.55/1 coupon found in the 10/30 RP or a $0.75/2 coupon found here.


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Feed it Forward with Restaurant.com!

feed it forward

Happy Thanksgiving!! Enjoy your turkey (or whatever you have) with your family!! I know I will.



I’m so excited about this!! Login to Feed It Forward and you can send up to 40 different friends a free $10 Restaurant.com gift card. This gift card can be automatically redeemed once you get the email.

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It’s ok

Thursday!!! And the start of my weekend…busy weekend ahead with a family wedding! Yay!


I’m linking up with It’s Ok Thursdays:


It’s Ok…

…that I haven’t written my normal Thursday post, or Friday post (and probably won’t get to this week)

…that I got out of bed late this morning, then cuddled with my husband till noon (sometimes, you just need “down time” when you have a lot on your plate)

…that my pageviews have been down the past to days (life isn’t about how many people visit my blog!)

…that my kitchen isn’t completely clean (yesterday I made a crockpot meal, brought part of a meal to someone else, AND made 3 loaves homemade bread!!)


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Printable Pennies & $5 AMC Silver Experience tickets!


“Like” Little Debbie Facebook Page to print a $0.55/1 Little Debbie’s coupon.

Go to Silk Facebook Page and then share their coupon with one friend and you’ll be able to print a $1.25/1 Silk coupon.

“Like” VitaCare Gum Facebook Page to sign up for a free VitaCare Gum Whitening sample.

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Printable Pennies & Restaurant.com promo code!!


Click on the “Like” button on the Naked Juice Facebook Page to print a $1 off ONE Naked Juice printable coupon.



$1 off any TWO La Creme Creamer products (awesome deal at Walmart!)

$1 off Maybelline New York Fit Me Foundation or Pressed Powder

$1 off Sally Hansen Beauty Tools ***(deal below at Target)

Save $2 off ANY one Post-It Pop-up Note Dispenser

lots more Glad and Scrubbing Bubbles coupons!

Print a $1 off TWO Hershey’s Chocolate Bar coupon.


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Printable Pennies (2 Boxes of Orville Popcorn & 4 Redbox Movie Rentals Only $4.96!!)

It’s Thursday! Printable coupon time! Let me know if you have found any you are taking advantage of! There are lots of deals out there and lots of printable coupons, but below is a list of what I would take advantage of.

Click on the “Like” button on the Hostess Facebook Page to print a $0.50/1 Hostess coupon. This coupon is good on any sized Hostess snack.

$0.75/1 EDGE Shave Gel (7 oz.)

$2/2 Dove Go Fresh Deodorant + Body Mist Combo

$1 off any one Dove Body Wash 18oz or larger

$1 off Rimmel mascara

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Free Friday Findings (*HOT* Free Week of Yoga!)


FREE week of Yoga!

Did you know that the month of September is National Yoga month? Did you say FREE Yoga for a week?

Count me in!!!

Just go on over here and register. After doing so, you’ll be able to search for a participating Yoga Studio nearby… there are over 1,600 participating studios! (Body Boutique here in Lawrence is one!)

If there is one in you area, select it, then check your email inbox for your confirmation email and instructions on how to print your Yoga Month Card. Finally visit your chosen teacher/studio, redeem your Yoga Month Card and enjoy One Week of FREE Yoga!

* The Yoga Month Card is offered by the Yoga Health Foundation as part of the National Yoga Month

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Printable Pennies + 30 % off Coach coupon!

TODAY only in Lawrence – FREE frozen yogurt at 3 Spoons!! No size restrictions, no topping restrictions, and you don’t have to be a student!!

Missed it and looking for another deal?  Sign up for The Coldstone Club, Coldstone Creamery’s free email newsletter, and you’ll snag a coupon valid for Buy any Creation and Get a Creation of equal or lesser value for FREE! Keep in mind that my coupon took about 24 hours after registering for the club to actually arrive in my email inbox.

ALSO, mark your calendars!!

September 27, 2011, is Cold Stone Creamery’s Annual Ice Cream Social. Stop by from 5-8 p.m. to get a free Sprinkled With Wishes Creation.


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