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Free Kindle eBooks List for 1/26/15

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Free Kindle eBooks List for 1/26/15Here are today's FREE Kindle eBooks! Every weekday I will update this list with the most current FREE Kindle eBooks in Contemporary, Romance, History, Religion and Spirituality, Children's, Cookbooks, Sci-Fi and Paranormal, Mystery and more!

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Homemade Citrus Hand and Body Scrubs (I bought all of my ingredients at Pick 'n Save!)

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This #MyPicknSave shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

BEST pick me up during these cold and dreary winter months! These Homemade Citrus Body and Hand Scrubs will wake you up, exfoliate your skin, and moisturize your body with all natural ingredients. There is even one for sore achey muscles after leg day. I bought all of my ingredients at #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias #ad

Save where you can so you can splurge when you want....

That's my motto. Sure, there are lots of people in the world who are able to live 100% frugally at all times. I'm not one of those people. On occasion, I do like to splurge a little - as long as its within reason. And right now, with our approaching move to Minnesota, splurges are on hold until our home is sold in Wisconsin and we can start construction on our new house in Minnesota. This means more double coupon shopping at Pick 'n Save, fewer movie nights at the theater, and any vacation we wanted to take is put on hold until next year or the year after. 

No more shopping at that 4 letter word store...

A few months ago I was introduced to a boutique type store at the mall that hand makes soaps, scrubs, lotions, and various cosmetics. The first time I walked in the store I was hooked. I also walked out of the store with $70 worth of soaps and scrubs and lotions. 

Was I crazy?

Yes, as a matter of fact I was. After using it awhile I realized that even though the products were natural and made without chemicals or any of that yucky stuff I'm so desperately trying to stay away from, the stuff wasn't that great. At least not $70 great.......

But oh my goodness the minute winter hits the Midwest my skin is dry and it feels tight and I'm super uncomfortable. Not to mention, if I have to lotion up my legs and then put my jeans on right away after I shower, I get cranky. Who has time to wait around for lotion to dry 100% before getting dressed?! Not me.

Open a magazine, browse Pinterest, or walk down the aisles at any craft store and you will see that making homemade hand and body scrubs is actually do-able. Plus, it's very frugal. And if you are like me and don't exactly follow recipes from start to finish, you can still make your own hand and body scrubs because a lot of it is basically making it the way you want. I really don't think there is a right or wrong way in making homemade hand and body scrubs. It's all a matter of preference. 

BEST pick me up during these cold and dreary winter months! These Homemade Citrus Body and Hand Scrubs will wake you up, exfoliate your skin, and moisturize your body with all natural ingredients. There is even one for sore achey muscles after leg day. I bought all of my ingredients at #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias #ad

There are tons of homemade body and hand scrubs out there for anyone to try and most of them require just a few ingredients. There are basically three parts to a body and hand scrub:

  • An exfoliant like salt, sugar, ground coffee, and oatmeal.
  • An oil like coconut oil, olive oil, grape seed oil and various other nut oils. 
  • A fragrance like essential oils or citrus juices. 

If this were summertime, I would probably advise against using citrus juices or essential oils because your skin will be more sensitive to the sun. However, this is the middle of winter in the Midwest, we go days, sometimes a week without the sun shining and it's too cold anyways for our skin to be exposed. Citrus wakes me up. The scent revitalizes me. 

BEST pick me up during these cold and dreary winter months! These Homemade Citrus Body and Hand Scrubs will wake you up, exfoliate your skin, and moisturize your body with all natural ingredients. There is even one for sore achey muscles after leg day. I bought all of my ingredients at #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias #ad
Pick 'n Save has a beautiful selection of citrus fruits right now. The lemons and limes were just perfect for a homemade citrus hand and body scrub. While I was at Pick 'n Save, I was also able to pick up organic olive oil, organic coconut oil, 100% natural cane sugar, sea salt, and epsom salt. I wanted to make three different scrubs; a hand scrub, a basic all over (except the face) body scrub, and a sore muscle scrub. 

BEST pick me up during these cold and dreary winter months! These Homemade Citrus Body and Hand Scrubs will wake you up, exfoliate your skin, and moisturize your body with all natural ingredients. There is even one for sore achey muscles after leg day. I bought all of my ingredients at #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias #ad
For the hand scrub, I used 1 cup 100% Turbinado cane sugar, 5 tbsp olive oil, 5 tbsp coconut oil, and juice from both the lemon and lime. Simply mix it all together and store in a glass jar. I keep this hand scrub right by my kitchen sink and it has helped with my dry middle knuckle. I always seem to have one super dry middle knuckle this time of year. 

BEST pick me up during these cold and dreary winter months! These Homemade Citrus Body and Hand Scrubs will wake you up, exfoliate your skin, and moisturize your body with all natural ingredients. There is even one for sore achey muscles after leg day. I bought all of my ingredients at #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias #adI've been working out with a personal trainer 3x a week for almost 2 months now and after leg day, I'm super sore. They say epsom salt helps with sore and achy muscles so I made a sore muscle body scrub with 3/4 cup epsom salt, 4 tbsp coconut oil, juice from a lemon (just a squeeze or two), and a little lemon zest so I would remember this was for sore muscles. 

BEST pick me up during these cold and dreary winter months! These Homemade Citrus Body and Hand Scrubs will wake you up, exfoliate your skin, and moisturize your body with all natural ingredients. There is even one for sore achey muscles after leg day. I bought all of my ingredients at #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias #ad
The final one that I made is an all over body scrub (except for the face). The purpose of this one is to exfoliate the skin so I made it drier than the other two. Instead of sugar or epsom salt, I used sea salt. I wanted to have something really exfoliating and because sea salt is coarser than table salt, I figured it would do the trick. I learned years ago that it doesn't matter how much you moisturize if you have dry skin. To get rid of the dry skin, you need to exfoliate. Winter = dry skin for me. 

For this all over body scrub I mixed 1.5 cups sea salt, 4 tbsp coconut oil, and several squeezes from a lemon and lime. I used a wide mouth glass jar for this one because when I'm in the shower, it will be easiest to mix the scrub with my hand since the oil settles to the bottom after it sits awhile.

Now that I'm saving where I can....

I feel much better about taking care of my winter skin and feel no desire to walk into the 4 letter word store at the mall. Plus, the next time I'm in need of more ingredients for another batch of hand and body scrubs, I don't have to go out of my way because I can get everything I need while grocery shopping at Pick 'n Save. Double coupon shopping at Pick 'n Save of course!


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Yoga Journal Magazine Only $4.99

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Yoga Magazine subscription

Get Yoga Journal Magazine for only $4.99 (reg. $15.97) when you use promo code WHATROSEKNOWS at checkout. Your 1-year subscription will include 9 issues. You can subscribe for up to 3 years at this price and it's available for new and existing subscriptions. 

Yoga Journal has been a valuable resource for information about physical and spiritual well-being through the practice of yoga. Yoga Journal is your guide to better health, nutrition, personal growth, fitness and inner peace. You ll learn revitalizing yoga techniques taught by the masters.

If you find another subscription that you are interested in on Discount Mags, you can apply promo code WHATROSEKNOWS and 20% will be taken off your total.

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Amazon: 25% Off L'Oreal Cosmetics & Skincare + $5 off $15 at checkout!

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L'Oreal Amazon Deal

There is an excellent deal going on right now on Amazon on L'Oreal Paris Skincare and L'Oreal Park Cosmetics! Save 25% off your L'Oreal Paris Skincare purchase and 25% off your L'Oreal Paris Cosmetics purchase when you clip the coupon and use Amazon Subscribe and Save! 

Plus, in addition to the 25% off coupons, receive $5 off your $15 purchase of select L'Oreal Paris items at checkout. In order to receive the $5 off at checkout, your purchase must be $15 worth of Skincare or Cosmetics - it can not be a combination of both. 

Don't be afraid to sign up for Subscribe & Save! With Amazon Subscribe and Save you can cancel at any time, online, 24 hours a day (just wait till the product ships)! Use the Manage Your Subscribe & Save Items to cancel your account which can be found in Your Account settings. It's hassle free!

Thanks, Hip 2 Save!

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New $0.75/2 Prego Italian Sauces Coupon (great for double coupons at Pick 'n Save!)

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Prego Spaghetti Sauce CouponGo here to print this new $0.75/2 Prego Italian Sauces coupon which will come in handy on those nights when you need to make a quick dinner! Pasta nights are always a great last minute dinner idea!

Plus here are more coupons for pasta night...

These often go on sale at Pick 'n Save and you can use this coupon on double coupon days when the value of the coupon will be increased to $1.50/2 with your $25 purchase.

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Craft Store Coupons Roundup

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Craft Store Coupons

Here are the craft store coupons for the week of 1/25 - 1/31.

Hobby Lobby Coupon

Hobby Lobby Coupon
40% Off One Regular Priced Item (expires 1/31/15)


Joann Fabrics Coupon

JoAnn Coupons
50% off any one regular priced item (expires 1/31/15)


Michaels Coupons

Michaels Coupons 
40% off any one regular priced item (expires 1/31/15)
25% off your entire regular priced purchase (1/25/15 only)
40% off entire regular priced Bead Gallery Strung Beads purchase (expires 1/31/15)
40% off entire regular priced Jolee's Stickers and Embellishments purchase (expires 1/31/15)

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Six New Downy UNSTOPABLES Coupons!

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Unstopables Coupons
If you are a fan of Downy UNSTOPABLES, here are 6 new coupons to print!

Pick 'n Save shoppers can use the $0.50 coupons on double coupons days when the value of the coupons will be increased to $1/1 with your $25 purchase.

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