This Magic Moment

This Magic Moment

When I was a kid, we had a trampoline. When I was growing up, my family wasn’t rich, and we didn’t live in a fancy house, but my sister and I were never deprived of a moment of good, clean air and free time to bounce. Some days, we played on the trampoline from sun-upContinue Reading

Milestone: Our 1,000,000th Snow Day!

Milestone: Our 1,000,000th Snow Day!

Here we are “enjoying” our last Snow Day in Winter 2014. OUR LAST, I plead, God help us. Amen. As the kids run on the treadmill and do Sudoku puzzles in pen (I’m totally lying — they’re eating hot ham and cheese sandwiches and watching RescueBots), I am left to ponder the successes and failuresContinue Reading

NNY Life Winter Break 2014 Calendar

NNY Life Winter Break 2014 Calendar

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Splatter – Wine & Painting

Splatter – Wine & Painting

Last Tuesday night was the first time I’d picked up a paintbrush to paint something other than a wall or my fingernails, or anything else requiring much more than a straight-ish line since I was around eight years old. When I was a kid, I wasn’t exactly dis­couraged from painting, but since I lacked theContinue Reading

Coupons in the Nov. 17 Watertown Daily Times

My Sunday newspaper included only one SmartSource insert. The Sunday Coupon Preview website suggests there was also a RedPlum insert, but I didn’t get it. Here’s what was inside the SmartSource insert: SmartSource (More than $140.44 in savings) Air Wick $2/2 candles (12/15) Almay $1/1 cosmetic product including makeup removers (12/21) Arm & Hammer $1/1Continue Reading

Coupons in the Nov. 10 Watertown Daily Times

There were two inserts inside Sunday’s Watertown Daily Times – one each from RedPlum and SmartSource. The combined value of the coupons is more than $184. Here’s what was inside: RedPlum ($82.04 in savings) Centrum $2/1 Specialist multivitamin (12/28) Centrum $3/1 regular or Silver multivitamin 65ct+ or Flavor Burst multivitamin (12/28) Dial $1/1 lotion 12oz+Continue Reading

Fall Into Healthy Skin – Year-Round

Fall Into Healthy Skin – Year-Round

By Donna Budjenska Autumn in the North Country has been a sight to behold, especially for this newcomer. Fabulous foliage, apple picking, upcoming holiday festivals — this region is rich in natural beauty and family-friendly activities. Getting to enjoy the great outdoors is a true perk of living here. Trust me: Having spent six yearsContinue Reading

Coupons in the Nov. 3 Watertown Daily Times

This Sunday’s copy of the Watertown Daily Times includes 3 inserts – 2 from SmartSource and 1 from Red Plum. The combined savings of the coupons is more than $146. Here’s what you’ll be seeing: RedPlum ($71.98 in savings) all $2/2 detergent products (12/15) Axe $2/1 gift pack (12/1) ETS DiGiorno $2/2 large pizzas (12/31)Continue Reading

Coupons in the Oct. 27 Watertown Daily Times

Hopefully you picked up Sunday’s Watertown Daily Times. There were 3 inserts: one each from Procter & Gamble, RedPlum and SmartSource. The coupons have a combined savings of more than $230. Here’s what was included: P&G  ($85.39 in savings) Always $1/2 pad or feminine cleansing product Always $1/2 pantiliner 30ct+ Always $1/1 Radiant or InfinityContinue Reading

Coupons in the Oct. 20 Watertown Daily Times

Today’s Watertown Daily Times includes 1 SmartSource insert, which includes coupons that can generate more than $63.25 in savings. Here’s what we’ll be getting: Aleve $2/1 40ct+ excludes D cold products (12/31) Alka-Seltzer $1/1 product excludes Plus Cold (12/31) Alka-Seltzer $2/1 Plus product 10ct+ (12/31) Bayer $1/1 aspirin 20ct+ (12/31) Bayer Healthcare Products $5/3 BayerContinue Reading