Deals at Subway, Starbucks, Bakers Square, and Many Buffets!

What restaurants does your family enjoy dining at? It’s nice to be able to sit down and have dinner together without having to cook or do dishes. It is even nicer to take advantage of deals and coupons at restaurants, fast food places, and cafes, and save some money while enjoying your dinner. Firehouse Subs has a coupon for $10.00 off any catering order of $100.00 or more. This offer is valid through December 21, 2012. Au Bon Pain has a coupon for a catering order. Take $20.00 off your next catering order of $100.00 or more. When you place … Continue reading

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

How Accurate is ‘Lincoln?’ Part 2

I went to see Lincoln this weekend and it was a great film. But, how well did it really portray history? Be forewarned – this blog contains some movie spoilers! The film was about Lincoln trying to get the 13th Amendment passed in order to abolished slavery. As for the tension in the country as Lincoln was trying to get the amendment passed – that was accurate. I just didn’t realize all the political tension. Some in Congress still wanted the Emancipation Proclamation recalled and even those for the 13th Amendment didn’t seem ready to hear the specific words “equality … Continue reading

How Accurate is ‘Lincoln?’ Part 1

Like many people, we went and saw Lincoln this weekend. I had read nothing but great reviews and one even suggested you take your children. The person who wrote that review might want to change it to say “take your teen” because I took my eight-year-old and after about 15 minutes, he was asleep. And mind you, this is the child that stayed awake for the entire showing of The Conspirator, an equally slow yet historically interesting movie about the assassination of Lincoln. Actually, I can’t blame him – the first part of the movie was really slow and it … 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

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

GenealogyBank Just Added 25 Million New Records

About a month ago, I accidentally came across a genealogy website called GenealogyBank. Ever since then, I get occasional email from them that tells me about resources that have been added to their website. They recently added 25 million new records. describes itself as “The Largest Newspaper Archive for Family History Research”. You can use the search engine on the website to start your search for information about your ancestors. Type in your ancestor’s first name and surname, and it will search over 6,100 United States newspapers and 1 billion records for you. I originally came across GenealogyBank after … Continue reading

Save at Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Buca di Beppo, Pretzelmaker, and more!

Before you go out to eat this week, check over this blog! It is filled with coupons for restaurants and cafes, and it also contains information about current deals at specific restaurants. Dining out can be a little less expensive, if you know where the deals are happening! Peet’s Coffee & Tea has a coupon for $1.00 off any Iced or Blended Beverage. You must have this coupon with you in order to receive this offer. This coupon is valid through August 18, 2012. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has a deal that is good from now through August … Continue reading

The Starbucks “Treat Receipt” is Back!

The news this week focused on one, particular, restaurant. If you are seeking some variety, then check out these deals, sales, and coupons that many other restaurants and cafes are offering customers right now. Starbucks is holding their “Treat Receipt” deal again! It started August 1, 2012, and will continue through September 3, 2012. Go to a Starbucks in the morning, and keep your receipt. Return to the Starbucks later, after 2:00 in the afternoon, and get any handcrafted cold grande beverage for $2.00. I highly recommend the Lime Refreshers! Baskin Robbins has a “Buy one cone, Get one free” … Continue reading

What’s New at FamilySearch? – Week of July 20, 2012

One of the most popular genealogy websites is FamilySearch. It is run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and is free to use. Genealogists of all faiths, or who have no religious beliefs, are welcome to use the website. They frequently add records and other useful information to FamilySearch. Here is what’s new at FamilySearch this week. This week, FamilySearch added 76 Million new records. All of them are free for genealogists to access. State census, naturalization, immigration, and vital records for 22 states were added this week. This includes Ohio, New Jersey, New York, and … Continue reading