Starlight Lantern Craft Project for $3.95 Shipped

Try Kiwi Crate for free! Enjoy a free sample-size project from one of the most popular crates for the cost of shipping ($3.95).

“Create your very own lantern for a fun camping adventure under the stars! Learn about all the glowing animals that can light up the dark in our Explore! magazine filled with bonus projects and activities!”


  • All the materials to build your starlight lantern
  • Full set of colored vellum sheets and glow-in-the-dark star stickers to personalize your project
  • Kid-friendly star hole punch
  • Tea light included to help illuminate the night
  • 16 page explore! magazine filled with puzzles, DIY activities and a bonus firefly project

**The free trial includes a sample activity. The Kiwi Crate regular crates include 2-3 hands-on projects.

* Your free trial project will ship within two business days. You will have 14 days after your trial project ships to cancel your subscription. If you choose to not cancel, you will be charged $19.95/month (see our FAQs for details) and receive 2-3 new projects per month with your Kiwi Crate monthly subscription. You may cancel at any time. Offer only available to U.S. residents.

Take a look at the Starlight Lantern Kit here.

LEGO Advent Calendar Sets

lego city advent calendar

I know these have been popular (and gone quickly) in the years past.  Right now, you can find these LEGO Advent Calendars:


Remember that prices may change.

Thanks, Thrifty & Thriving!

FREE: Top 40 Rainbow Recipes eBook + Coupons

Get tons of free coupons and recipes from Tablespoon!  You’ll also get a free Top 40 Rainbow Recipes eBook.

Rainbow Recipe

FREE Music Appreciation Lesson: The Theme from Pink Panther

FREE Squilt Freebie

Get this SQUILT lesson on The Theme from Pink Panther for free over at Homegrown Learners!  We love the SQUILT lessons for music appreciation!

FREE Pirate Themed Learning Printables for Kids


Gift of Curiosity has a new FREE Pirate Printable Pack available to download! This freebie contains 73 pirate worksheets for kids ages 2 to 7 that cover a range of skills, including:

  • shapes and sizes
  • colors
  • same vs. different
  • patterning
  • puzzles
  • fine motor
  • mazes
  • math (number identification, counting, addition, subtraction)
  • literacy (letter identification, alphabetical order, phonemic awareness, word searches)


 Need something for older kids?  Educents has a fun Pirate Bundle marked down from $8 to only $4 for a limited time.  This bundle includes centers, printables, and activities for kids ages 7-10 to enjoy while focusing on a pirate theme.


FREE Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: Talk Like a Pirate Day


Get FREE doughnuts at Krispy Kreme on September 19th in celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Details on how to get your freebies:

1. Talk like a pirate to get one FREE Original Glazed doughnut.
2. Dress in full pirate attire to get one FREE dozen Original Glazed doughnuts. Full pirate attire includes at least (3) of the following items:

Eye Patch
Pirate Hat
Peg Leg
Parrot on Shoulder
Pirate Shirt / Loose white shirt
Leather Belt
Silver and gold necklaces and earrings
Pirate Hook
Pointy black boots or ragged brown sandals

Valid at participating locations.  Thanks, Southern Savers!

Silicone Cupcake Pack Only $3 with FREE Shipping (Reg $14.99)


Amazon has Kitchen Craft Colourworks Silicone Cupcake Cases, Pack of 12 marked down to just $3.00, regularly $14.99 and shipped for FREE!


  • Flexible, hygienic, silicone cupcake cases
  • Re-usable and stain resistant
  • Heat resistant to 260°c (500°f)
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Can be co-ordinated with other items in the colourworks range

Thanks, Become a Coupon Queen!  If you haven’t yet tried Amazon Prime, sign up for a 30 day trial and get FREE 2 day shipping on select products!  Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time.


Healthy Offer from SavingStar: 20% off Avocados


SavingStar has a new offer available!  Save 20% on a single purchase of loose, unwrapped avocados.  This offer is valid on a purchase up to $10, with maximum $2 reward now through 9.22.214.

Not familiar with SavingStar? Here’s how it works:

SavingStar is a paperless way of saving with eCoupons that link to your existing grocery and drug store loyalty cards, such as CVS or Kroger.  Join SavingStar for free and register your grocery and drugstore loyalty cards on SavingStar.   When you click the eCoupons you want, they will be linked to all of your registered store cards.  Your savings are automatically added to your SavingStar account within 2-22 days depending on the store.  Note, the savings are not given at checkout in the store and they are not printed on your receipt. Once your accumulated savings in your SavingStar account reach $5, you can pick your payout from a deposit into your bank or PayPal account, an Amazon gift card, or by donation to charity.  It’s that easy!  Join SavingStar!