Deals at Caribou Coffee, Einstein Bros, Baker’s Square, and More!

Many families save dining out for a special occasion. Others make a quick stop at a fast food place in between running errands and dashing to after school activities. Either way, it’s nice to be able to save money while doing it! Here’s some great coupons and deals at restaurants, cafes, and fast food places that will help you save some money. Caribou Coffee is doing Daily Deals through December 14, 2012. There are three ways to find out about the deals. One is to go to the Caribou Coffee page and click “like”. Another way is to text BOU20 … Continue reading

Deals at Friendly’s, IKEA, Del Taco, and More!

Welcome to the weekend of Black Friday! This is the busiest, most chaotic, most expensive shopping day of the entire year. After spending a day fighting the crowds, you probably don’t have the energy to cook dinner and do the dishes. Time to take your family out to eat, and to save some money while doing it! Daphne’s California Greek has a coupon for $5.00 off any purchase of $20.00 or more. This coupon must be used after 3:00 in the afternoon. The coupon will expire on November 25, 2012. Del Taco has a coupon for free Carmel Apple Crunch … Continue reading

George Clooney is Related to Abraham Lincoln

It’s pretty amazing what genealogists from Ancestry.com can dig up. It seems like they are always finding connections in the family trees of unexpected people. This time, they found that actor George Clooney and former President Abraham Lincoln are related to each other. Ancestry.com is one of the biggest genealogy websites. The site is frequently updated with new records and archives. They have a blog that updates at least once a week. They produce one or two live webinars every week. Somehow, the genealogists who work for Ancestry.com still find the time to dig up unexpected connections in the family … Continue reading

Deals at Boston Market, Carl’s Jr., Caribou Coffee, and More!

Dining out doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Before you head out the door, read over this blog. There could be a coupon, or information about a special deal, at the restaurant or cafe that your family loves to eat at. Some of these offers are good through this weekend, and the rest continue into the week. Boston Market has a coupon for “Buy One, Get One Free”. Buy any Market Bowl and a fountain drink and you get another Market Bowl for free. This coupon will expire October 14, 2012. Caribou Coffee has a “Warrior Weekend BOGO!” Buy one … Continue reading

Ancestral Gold, Murder, and Ghost Stories

Every week, there are interesting genealogy workshops, classes, conferences, webinars, and events to attend. Some of them might be going in near where you live! Here are a few that will be happening soon. Ancestry.com LIVE has two webinars scheduled for this week. One is called “Genealogy Brainstorming: I’m Stuck. Now What?”. It will take place on October 9, 2012, from 1:00 in the afternoon until 2:00 in the afternoon, EDT. The other one is called “How To Up Your Genealogy Game”. It will happen on October 11, 2012, starting at 1:00 in the afternoon, and ending at 2:00 in … Continue reading

Genealogy and Family History Conferences for Fall

Genealogy conferences, and family history conferences, can be exciting to attend. Instead of watching a webinar while you sit at home, you get to travel and to meet with other genealogists. The FamilySearch blog has a short list of upcoming genealogy and family history conferences that are happening this Fall. I’ve added in a few additional ones. The AAHGS, which stands for the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, is having their 33rd AAHGS Conference on October 4, 2012, through October 7, 2012. It will take place in the Embassy Suites Airport Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina. The theme is “Our … Continue reading

Coupons for Olive Garden, Boston Market, Carl’s Jr., and More!

Before you take your family out to dinner, or rush to a fast food place to pick something up, read this blog! You might be able to save some money by using a restaurant coupon or by being informed about the current deals at restaurants and cafes. These deals will get you through the weekend. Baker’s Square has a coupon for 2 entrees and 2 slices of pie for only $20.00. You must use this coupon after 4:00 P.M. The coupon is valid through September 15, 2012. Carl’s Jr. has a coupon for free small hash brown nuggets & small … Continue reading

In Awe

A friend of mine told me about a girl that I knew nothing about the other day, but it really impacted me, and I’ve been thinking about her ever since. I haven’t read her book, or been a long-time reader of her blog like I’m sure many people have, but I am impressed by her selflessness. If the whole world could have her attitude and obvious trust in God in all things, then the world would definitely be a better place. Her blog is here. She is 23 years old. And, she has adopted 13 Ugandan girls. Yes, it blew … Continue reading

Is Your Home on Lock Down?

Today, as I was walking to my daughter’s school to pick her up, I glanced to my right at the top of my street and noticed that there were about a dozen cop cars. I asked a bystander what was going on, and he didn’t know, but said that guns were drawn. I immediately worried about getting my daughter from school even though it was in the opposite direction. I soon found out that her school was on lock-down. As I walked to school, I just knew that everything was going to be fine. I said a little prayer we … Continue reading

Webinars, Webinars, and More Webinars!

The word “webinar” is a combination of the word “seminar” and “web”. It can be used for business meetings and trainings. Webinars are also often used for genealogy. Watching a good genealogy webinar is an effective way for genealogists to learn something new. Here are a few that you might want to check out this week. Ancestry.com has a series of genealogy webinars that are streamed live through Livestream. I am fairly certain that they can be viewed for free. The have an archive of recorded webinars that are available for genealogists to view free of charge. This week, there … Continue reading