Girl’s Gia-Mia Studz Convertible Boots B1G1 50% off

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Right now you can score these fun GiaMia boots on on a B1G1 50% off sale. My girls love these boots because they flip up to be taller boots or you can wear them as seen above! So fun!

A few of the dancers on Dancing with The Stars have been wearing them during rehearsals on the show! So fun!

Save 25% off at Lands’End

Right now you can save 25% off at Lands’End. You will also get FREE shipping on orders of $50 or more. This could save you on your fall and winter clothes!

The Biggest Loser RunWalk is coming to Dallas!


Do you watch The Biggest Loser?  I do, I’m actually addicted to it! I’ve been watching it for a LONG time! It’s always been my goal to support their efforts and do The Biggest Loser RunWalk Race. I’ve lost over 100 lbs and it was HARD work! Sunday, Oct. 5th, I will be participating in the race in Dallas, TX. This 5K is non-competitive which I love. When I was just starting to lose weight, I felt like such a failure as all of thh fit people passed me up at 5K’s. I have a feeling that this one will be very different! I can’t wait to encourage others along the way as this race is for ALL fitness levels! Infact, you can choose between a 5K, a 10K and a one-mile fun run for children!

This 5K seeks to challenge America to get fit.  Fitness isn’t a short race that you run in life…it’s a marathon. A daily journey. Believe me, once I lost the 100 lbs, I entered a whole new phase…keeping it off. It’s a lifestyle!

This year, The Biggest Loser RunWalk has a fun Six Flags Race Series – a series of 5K/10K’s that run through Six Flags® theme parks. There are races at 11 Six Flags® parks across the United States!  And registered participants will also receive a special discount offer for admission into the park on race day. to make it a fun day for the whole family! So enjoy the race, then play all day!


Season 5 contestants, Dan and Jackie will be speaking.  Dan lost 136 pounds and Jackie lost 89.  As the National Spokespeople for The Biggest Loser RunWalk, Dan and Jackie continue to share their story and challenge all Americans to get fit and stay healthy!


Go online here to see dates, courses and discounts available! Use coupon code: MYCRAZYSAVINGS to save 25% off your registration.

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

  • The Biggest Loser RunWalk Finisher’s Medal
  • Commemorative Biggest Loser RunWalk shirt
  • Drawstring Backpack
  • Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
  • Free Downloadable Race Photos
  • Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
  • A special offer to purchase tickets online for $39.99 to Six Flags Over Texas on race day – a $25 discount*!   With all of these savings, now your family can come for the run and stay for the fun!
  • Celebrity appearances by former contestants from “The Biggest Loser”
  • Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course and Food at the Finish Line
  • Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience!

When you register you will also have a chance to register for a VIP experience, which includes:

  • Complimentary pre-race snacks
  • Catered lunch
  • Free beverages (coffee, soda, and water)
  • Premium seating
  • VIP parking

All benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation! Plus, you’ll get an exclusive meet ‘n’ greet with former Biggest Loser contestants!
*Anyone can purchase a VIP ticket, even if you are not participating in the race.

So sign up and join my hubby and me as we cheer on others through out this 5K! I can’t wait!

Tired Mom, Quick Crockpot Meal with All Natural Smithfield Pork

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media® and Smithfield, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #SmithfieldAllNatural


If you are like me, then you are running around like a chicken with your head cut off most of the day.  Getting up early to get the kids lunches made, then getting them up and dressed and fed to get out the door on time. Walking them to school then working for a bit before walking back to pick them up. Begging them to do homework, then rushing them off to sports practices. Last feeding them dinner and getting them bathed and in bed to start it all over the next day.

Tom Thumb sells Smithfield All Natural Pork and I love an easy crockpot meal on a busy day! Here is the best part of this post…I’m going to tell you how I make 3 meals in ONE crockpot!



Simply buy a Smithfield All Natural Pork Shoulder Butt (or other cut that you prefer!) Add 12 oz of your favorite soda. Do NOT use diet! (I used Pepsi in this recipe!) And a bottle of BBQ sauce. Pop it all in the crockpot on low and forget it for the day! Seriously it’s THAT easy! Don’t drain off the juice…the pork will absorb it when shredded.


When we are ready to eat, I simply shred the meat and serve on a bun. I have a family of 5 (6 currently as we have a Foreign Exchange student living with us!) and we are able to get THREE meals out of this! I simply take the leftovers and divide it in two containers and freeze them until we are ready to use them.


Make sure to snag your $1 off coupon offer via Safeway’s Just 4 U portal, while supplies last. (Just register for Just4U to get access to the coupon)

Connect with Smithfield on Facebook and click over to their website to find out more about their All Natural Pork products.

You can find their awesome products at your local Safeway affiliated store. Look for them in your meat department!



Pumpkin Recipe Round Up


I love fall…partially because I love the cooler weather, but mostly because I LOVE PUMPKIN! Pumpkin anything and everything! Here is a list of 9 different pumpkin recipes to help get you in the mood for fall! Enjoy!

Pumpkin Spiced Oatmeal by MyCRAZYSavings
Pumpkin Yogurt Pie by Three Different Directions
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars by MyCRAZYSavings
Three Ingredient Pumpkin Doughnuts by MamaChallenge
Pumpkin Banana Bread by MyCRAZYSavings
Pumpkin Spice Scones by Julie is Coco and Cocoa
Pumpkin Cheesecake Puff Pastry by MyCRAZYSavings
Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins by Julie is Coco and Cocoa
Pumpkin Monkey Bread by MyCRAZYSavings
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies by MyCRAZYSavings
Pie in a Jar by The Nerds Wife

If you want more, follow my Pumpkin Board on Pinterest! I add a lot there as I find it!

Pollo Tropical Eats and Treats (Giveaway!)

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We have eaten at Pollo Tropical a few times now and have falln in love with their TropiChops and wraps! I feel like I am eating clean when I eat there.

This past weekend we ate there on the patio! It was beautiful weather and I noticed this fun sign.


Pollo Tropical has two locations in Frisco. There are ten different sauces to choose from! Pollo Tropical features tangy flavors of the Caribbean, Savory island spices, mixed herbs and citrus blends. Menu options include TropiChops, sandwhiches, salads, wraps, kids meals and family meals.

My personal favorite is their TropiChop with brown rice, lettuce, and grilled chicken breast. I topped it with a very creamy Cilantro Garlic sauce. Steve loves their Calypso Beef Wrap that includes grilled onions and peppers and he pairs it with Spicy Poyo-Poyo. I also like their Mango Iced Tea.

If you want to try it, you can go sign up for Pollo Rewards loyalty program and you will get a coupon for either a buy one get one free quarter chicken with two sides or $3 off a family meal.


Winner will get a cute bag with lots of fun Pollo Tropical swag and coupons to try out their yummy food for FREE! Giveaway ends on 10/8 at 5PM CST.

Huge Fall Savings at Just Between Friends Dallas

I was invited to shop the JBF Dallas sale and post about my awesome finds. All opinions are my own and are honest.


I love a good deal! I really love a good deal on consumables…you know those things that won’t be in our homes for very long! My kids are growing and changing on a daily basis and keeping them in adorable clothes that don’t cost a fortune is something that I pride myself in! I love when they look adorable and I know it didn’t cost me an arm and a leg.

This is one of the main reasons that I love Just Between Friends so much! Currently JBF Dallas is going on! It is open to the public tomorrow and it’s HUGE! Over 750 people are consigning their kids gently used clothes, toys, and equipment!

I got to go to the presale today and I was specifically looking for Halloween costumes for my girls. I just can NOT pay a ton for a costume for my kids to wear for ONE night! JBF Dallas had tons of choices and we ended up with with some great deals! I paid $17 total for all three of my kids costumes! Chloe is going to be Spidergirl, Emma is going to be a flapper girl, and Maci is going to be a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader! She is in LOVE with her costume!

I also scored a great deal on a Razer Ripstick that Chloe has been wanting. I paid just $15 and it’s selling for over $73 shipped on Amazon. I wish I had the ability to put it up and save it for Christmas…but truth be told, I want to try it out too! :)

This sale is HUGE! Massive! Seriously! Here is a short video I did to give you an idea of what to expect!


Stop in this weekend and check it out…you’ll leave with some awesome deals! They even have a half priced sale on Sunday! JBF Dallas is located at 1700 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149

Thursday, September 25th:
• 10am-6pm: Open to the Public:
$3 admission fee (Thursday only)

Friday, September 26th:

Saturday, September 27th:

Sunday, September 28th:


Connect with JBF Dallas by signing up on their website here. You can also follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. If you look under hashtag #JBFDallas you will see some of the deals I found while there today, as well as some that other DFW bloggers have posted as well!

Save 25% off at

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Have you ordered your Halloween costume yet? Use coupon code: afcvalpakparty to get a 25% discount at right now!

And join @BuyCostumes #OrangeTuesday Twitter party. tonight, 9/24 8pm CST. It’s going to be BOOtiful! RSVP

Organized Lunches made easy

I was sent the following items for the purposes of this review. All opinions are my own and are honest.


My hubby is happy to take leftovers to work each day! I am very thankful for this, however we are constantly going rounds about him taking his meals in ziplock bags. I feel like it’s super wasteful and he can’t possibly put a ziplock in the microwave to reheat things.

This is where the new sleek FUEL line from Trudeau helps save the day! Steve can now take his lunch in awesome convertible, microwavable, and reusable containers. Here are a few of our favorites:

The FUEL Sandwich Wrap  ($8.99) is made from a tear resistant, easy to clean material and even turns into a placemat when it’s time to chow down.

FUEL Salad on The Go ($14.99) This one has an integrated ice pack and dressing container keep salad mix fresh, crisp and tasty.

The FUEL Snack’N Dip ($4.99) comes with a 5 oz. snack container with a 2 oz. dipping container.

There are other options as well! We have been using these for a few weeks now and they are perfect for Steve. We love that they are dishwasher safe and the silverware is included in the container!

Enter to win $1000 with Jif To Go

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Jif To Go Dippers. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating.

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Have you seen these new Jif To Go® Dippers in store yet? This new convenient snack is the perfect all-in-one portable snack and comes in two varieties:  Creamy Peanut Butter with Pretzels and Chocolate Silk Peanut Butter & Chocolate Flavored Spread with Pretzels. 

I found some at my local Family Dollar! I bought a few because they are perfect for keeping in my purse for easy snacks on the go! The protein in the peanut butter keeps little tummies feeling full. And personally, I LOVE chocolate covered pretzels and this looked like the perfect way to have my chocolate fix. I have put a few in our soccer bag and in our basketball bags as well. These will also be a great addition to our snack boxes that we take on our road trips.

Go here to find which store near you carries them. I found them near the peanut butter in my store. They were sold in singles. I did not see an option to buy them in bulk. I hope that Costco or Sam’s gets them in bulk soon though because I need to buy bigger quantities.

Fun Sweeps to Enter:

Now and thru October 1, 2014, Jif To Go is celebrating life on-the-go by asking fans to share a picture of how they get going in the #GetGoing photo promotion.  Fans can enter each week for a chance to win $1,000 to use for their next adventure.

For more information about this fun sweeps, read the details here, and follow the fun with Jif on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

*Note: The #GetGoing photo promotion is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 years of age and older. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary. See Official Rules for complete details.