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Free Printable Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

Thanksgiving turkey printable

Thanksgiving turkey printable

Getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving crafts?

I’m always sketching fun things for my kiddos to work on, and this time it was a turkey template for them to color and give a festive leafy tail. I sent them out to hunt for pretty leaves for their turkey tails while I quickly sketched a turkey for them to color. I happened to think that if my munchkins were this excited about it, maybe yours would be, too. I usually don’t think of it until after we finish a project, but this time I decided to make it into my first free printable and see how y’all like it. It’s easy peasy, but kept my little ones occupied quite awhile. It got them running through the beautiful autumn outdoors with their grocery bag, hunting for the perfect leaves. Once they were tired of doing that, it gave them something fun to do awhile and finally to display in honor of the upcoming holiday.

Want to make your own Thanksgiving leaf turkey?

First, gather up some leaves. If you don’t have any real leaves available, you can substitute construction paper leaves, feathers or anything else your little imagination can conjure.

Next, have your little artists color those turkeys you printed off and cut it out.

Then glue or tape the leaves to a paper plate in a circular pattern and glue or tape the turkey over where they intersect so it looks like the tail.

Tada!!! Turkey perfection….or close enough to make you smile!

Ready to make your own turkey? Head on over to my link below for your free printable!

It’s simple and unpolished, since it was freehanded with a sharpie originally, but it’s freeeeeee and made for a fun time for us!

Free Turkey Printable

If you need some more fun crafts to do that use common household items, check out my upcycled Thanksgiving Turkey Craft or this list of 10 Preschool Activities Using Household Items!

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National Flip Flop Day

National Flip Flop Day

National Flip Flop Day

If you’re like me- and most Southern gals- you live as much of your summers are possible in your trusty flip flops! Did you know that today is National Flip Flop Day? I didn’t before now, but I’m glad I found out! Not only do you have an excuse to wear those wonderful flapping shoes, but you can get free stuff! In celebration of celebrating the 9th Annual National Flip Flop Day in honor of the children’s charity Camp Sunshine, Tropical Smoothie Cafes are giving away a free 24 ounce Jetty Punch Smoothie to anyone coming by one of their cafes wearing flip flops between 2 & 7 pm today. Talk about a cool, sweet deal! I’m constantly consuming very cold things lately- like my ever-present huge cup of ice water, popsicles, slushies or even ice chips- to keep myself somewhat cool in this Southern summer heat with a watermelon sized baby bump, so I’d love to have one of these yummy smoothies right about now! 😉

Click the link below for details and to find a location near you! 🙂

http://www.tropicalsmoothiecafe.com/funraising


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Win For Wednesday

Great Gobs of Giveaways

Great Gobs of Giveaways

Another winning Wednesday here, just sharing some of the awesome- but less widely publicized- giveaways I find on the wonderful worldwide web. I love entering contests, although until the past several weeks I have rarely won anything. By rarely, I mean practically never, ever, ever. Just since Christmas Eve, though, I’ve won several awesome giveaways!!! One was a $20 boutique gift card! Another was a giveaway for the After Saga I featured here recently! Another was Christmas Eve and a higher entry giveaway for a huge prize package for our baby valued at over $1,200!! Another is a precious children’s book I featured here previously! More recently, I won a $25 Publix gift card, a craft kit, and a gluten free snack box! I’m not sharing to brag, but it tells you that people really do win! I think this baby in my tummy is my lucky charm, y’all! 😉 The giveaways I share here are not giveaways with hundreds of thousands of entries, so you actually have a decent chance to win something. Who doesn’t want to win free stuff?

Try to win a big Littlest Pet Shop Basket! (Ends 3/26)

https://gleam.io/vaJHo-xkCQ2Q?l=http%3A%2F%2Fmamasmiths.com%2F2015%2F03%2Flittlest-pet-shop-basket-giveaway.html

Enter to win a Slouch hat or Monster hat (VERY cute, btw!!)! (Ends 3/19)

https://gleam.io/Q1RFk-xkCQ2Q?l=http%3A%2F%2Fmamasmiths.com%2F2015%2F03%2Fheavenly-hooked-creations-giveaway.html

Try to win a Q’s Race to the Top Package Giveaway!! (Really adorable game, toy and book set.) (Ends 3/25)

https://gleam.io/AmWE1-xkCQ2Q?l=http%3A%2F%2Fmamasmiths.com%2F2015%2F02%2Fqs-race-to-the-top-package-giveaway.html

Enter to win a Big Hero 6 Collector’s Edition! (Ends 3/31)

http://sayitrahshay.com/big-hero-6-giveaway/

Try to win a Kiss Freely giveaway!

Enter to win a $25 Gyft card! (Ends 3/22)

http://www.mamabyfire.com/2015/03/16/a-cooler-way-to-give-a-gyft-giveaway/

Try to win a birthday package from Abby Reese Design!

Enter to win the following prizes:
• One (1) photo of Brendan Coyle, autographed by Mr. Coyle himself!
• One (1) The World of Downton Abbey hardcover book,
• One (1) signed NOBLE movie poster
Also a chance to win a trip to Ireland below AND  $10,000

http://www.bookroomreviews.com/2015/03/15/a-very-special-downton-abbey-giveaway-plus-a-chance-for-10k-and-a-trip-to-ireland/

Any bloggers or small businesses with current family friendly giveaways are welcome to post links to one or two of those giveaways with a brief description in the comments section. If you have an upcoming giveaway you would like to be featured, please contact me via my Facebook page with details. This will continue to be a weekly feature here on Penny Pinching Peach if there is consistent interest, so give a shout if you like this idea and let me know if you entered any contests! Oh, and definitely come back and let me know if you win something, please!!!


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Wednesday is for Winning!

Great Gobs of Giveaways

Great Gobs of Giveaways

Another winning Wednesday here, just sharing some of the awesome- but less widely publicized- giveaways I find on the wonderful worldwide web. I love entering contests, although until the past several weeks I have rarely won anything. By rarely, I mean practically never, ever, ever. Just since Christmas Eve, though, I’ve won several awesome giveaways!!! One was a $20 boutique gift card! Another was a giveaway for the After Saga I featured here recently! Another was Christmas Eve and a higher entry giveaway for a huge prize package for our baby valued at over $1,200!! Another is a precious children’s book I featured here previously! More recently, I won a $25 Publix gift card, a craft kit, and a gluten free snack box! I’m not sharing to brag, but it tells you that people really do win! I think this baby in my tummy is my lucky charm, y’all! 😉 The giveaways I share here are not giveaways with hundreds of thousands of entries, so you actually have a decent chance to win something. Who doesn’t want to win free stuff? 😉

Try to win a really- I do mean REALLY- big prize pack for foodies! (Ends 2/26)

https://gleam.io/zcPSl-xkCQ2Q?l=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.weespring.com%2Fwin%2Ffoodiegiveaway

Enter to win a copy of the book for busy moms called The Fringe Hours! (Ends 2/26)

http://www.sarahefrazer.com/2015/02/the-fringe-hours-review-and-giveaway/

Try to win a copy of Petite Feet 2, a dance DVD for little ones! (Ends 3/19)

https://gleam.io/G3hjP-xkCQ2Q

Try to win the book about controlling your words called Keep It Shut! (Ends 2/26)

http://mtfw.net/stick-stones-day-made-son-cry/

Enter to win a two colored tutu and matching fairy wand! (Ends 2/27)

http://www.managingahome.com/2015/02/tutu-pairing-handmade-giveaway.html

Enter to win a $25 Appreciation Certification to Family Christian Store! (Ends 3/1)

http://www.tracesoffaith.com/blog/2015/02/the-action-study-bible-a-book-review.html

Try to win one of THREE $500 Paypal cash prizes from this huge giveaway! (Ends 3/17)

http://www.managingahome.com/2015/02/luck-of-irish-giveaway.html

Enter to win the kids book Rodeo Red (Twitter only)! (Ends 3/6)

http://bighairandbooks.blogspot.com/2015/02/picture-book-review-rodeo-red.html

Any bloggers or small businesses with current family friendly giveaways are welcome to post links to one or two of those giveaways with a brief description in the comments section. If you have an upcoming giveaway you would like to be featured, please contact me via my Facebook page with details. There are a few open giveaways remaining from last week, so head on over there for more chances to win some awesome prizes: https://pennypinchingpeach.com/2015/02/18/winning-wednesday-again-2/ This will continue to be a weekly feature here on Penny Pinching Peach if there is consistent interest, so give a shout if you like this idea and let me know if you entered any contests! Oh, and definitely come back and let me know if you win something, please!!!


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National Free Shipping Day!!!

free shipping day

December 18 is National Free Shipping Day, with no minimum orders and hundreds upon hundreds of participating retailers….and guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve!!

For the frugal procrastinators among you, or just those with something they need to order for later, this is a humdinger of a day!! Which retailer are you going to order from?

I suggest ordering some of these items from Amazon if you have an outdoorsy guy or new mommy and baby on your list

Here is the link with the listing of all the great places you can order from during this one day promotion:

http://www.freeshippingday.com/


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Free Lego Magazine for Kiddos!

Lego Magazine

Lego Magazine

Do your little ones enjoy getting mail? I know Princess Peach does! I was pretty tickled to find out that she could get a Lego magazine in the mail each month for absolutely free! I signed her up and waited. Sure enough, she started getting these bright, colorful, cute magazines in the mail addressed to her, and has continued to for the past year and a half or so since I put her on the mailing list. They include instructions on some Lego project, things to color and little stories featuring Lego people, among other things. As you can see in this picture, my little Lego lover loves getting her own magazines! Think your kiddo would, too? Sign ’em up here!

https://club.lego.com/en-us/join/magazinesubscription/