New Movie Clip for Big Hero 6 Available – #BigHero6 #MeetBaymax

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  Have you seen the previews for Big Hero 6 yet?  My kids and I think this upcoming flick from Disney look hilarious, and we cracked up when when we saw this latest clip.   Check it out below!   And here’s a little bit about this new film: From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the […]

Tailgating Tips: How to Keep Grilled a Hotdogs Warm for Hours

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  Looking for an easy way to transport hot dogs for your next picnic, tailgate or barbecue? Here’s an easy way to take them on the go. Step 1: Grill your hotdogs at home making sure they are completely cooked. Step 2: Place the hot dogs in buns, but don’t add condiments yet or the […]

4 Food Safety Tips for Super Bowl Sunday

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    Hosting a big party this weekend for the big game? Do you know how to prevent food poisoning and keep your guests safe while entertaining this weekend? Check out the 4 Food Safety Tips for Superbowl Sunday info graphic above and for more safe food preparation tips visit   Disclosure: This information was […]

@21andOver #Movie Giveaway – Win 21 & Over on Blu-ray – Ends 6/24 #PARTYLIKEITS21 @FoxHomeEnt

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After lots of kids giveaways lately, we now have a fun giveaway for those of you who are 21 & Over — literally!  Two Kids and a Coupon is excited to be giving  away a copy of the hit movie 21 & Over on Blu-ray!   From the writers of The Hangover comes a movie […]

Frugal Fun – How to Save on Summer BBQ’s and Get Togethers


  Summer is here and so the fun begins. How to save money when hosting BBQ’s and family get togethers? Saving money on big events or small events seems like hard work, it is, but totally worth it and I have some ideas to share. Coupons: June and July start the sale cycle for cookout […]

Planning a Spring or Summer Wedding? 20+ Wedding Music Playlist Ideas


  Looking for some fun song ideas for your wedding? We had an unusual wedding outdoors here at Two Kids and a Coupon, so we didn’t do the normal dances, but if you’re having a more traditional type of wedding, one of the things you’ll want to consider is playlist for the reception.  You’ve been planning your […]

Planning a Kids Birthday Party on a Budget w/ @DollarTree – Part 2


So when you’re planning kid’s birthday parties, how can you keep everything under budget and still get everything you need? Recently one of our sponsors, the folks at Dollar Tree put us to the challenge to shop for birthday supplies for the upcoming joint birthday party for our children.   We always have a big […]

Planning a Kids Birthday Party on a Budget w/ @DollarTree – Part 1


    When you have two kids with birthdays only 5 days apart, planning birthday parties and buying gifts can break your budget that month. While we obviously know the expenses are coming and we’re frugal in our spending by nature, it’s still tough to have great events when you have two birthdays so close […]

5 Tips for Hosting Great Kids Birthday Parties & Still Keeping Them on Budget

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Getting ready to host a birthday bash but looking for ways to keep the costs under control? With two birthdays just days apart here at the Two Kids and a Coupon household we always have to find ways to have great parties, and watch our budget too. If you’re getting ready to hold a kid-friendly […]

#Weight Loss – How to Indulge at Parties Without The Diet Guilt by Nutrition Expert Tara Gidus


February brings some of the biggest weekends in sports and entertainment – inevitably posing some major challenges when it comes to making smart eating choices.  But since most of us are only one month into our 2013 resolutions, and spring break season is only a few weeks away, now is not the time to be […]

@DollarTree Guest Post: How to Throw a Family Friendly Mardi Gras Party on a Budget


  A Mardi Gras celebration means different things to different people. If you’re looking for a fun way to break up the winter doldrums, a family-friendly party might be just what you need. Invite some family members, friends and neighbors. You can make it fun without spending a fortune. Most of the party supplies can […]

Feel Like a Holiday #Movie? Complimentary Redbox Move Rental via Text


If your holiday plans include curling up with your family and a movie, here’s another great freebie from Redbox! Get a free movie rental from Redbox when you text the code PANDORA to 727272.

Guest Post – Top Ten Alternatives to the Traditional Cake


Tired of the traditional tiered sponge or fruitcake? Looking for a wedding cake alternative that will add a splash of character to your special day? Take a look at some of our favourite sweet and savoury ‘non-cake’ ideas that will act as a unique centre piece at any reception.   Cheese Add a little fromage […]

Guest Post: Five Steps to Extend the Life of Your Holiday Trees and Plants

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by gardening expert, TV/radio host and author Melinda Myers   The holidays can be a wonderful, yet stressful time. Reduce stress and enhance your families’ enjoyment this season by increasing the benefits of holiday décor and gifts and by taking a few shortcuts to properly care for holiday trees and plants. 1. Keep your Christmas […]

Heading to a Holiday Party? Here’s 10 Great Hostess Gift Ideas to Take w/ You

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‘Tis the season to be merry, and to also visit family, friends and neighbors for holiday parties. As you’re heading to upcoming gatherings this season, one concern you may have is about what to take your hosts. If you’re not sure and need some ideas, here are 10 great hostess gift ideas:   Wine – Bring a […]