3 Mom Survival Tips for Busy School Days #HBOatsBiscuits #ad


How crazy are mornings at your house? With my husband, myself and both my kids all leaving for the day at the same time, mornings can be chaos here at Two Kids and a Coupon. Some days it can be a challenge to just get everyone out the door on time, however staying organized can […]

5 Creative Uses for Garlic

Things to do with garlic

If you love to cook, then you probably have garlic in your kitchen as one of the go-to ingredients that you use most. Most people know that garlic provides extra flavor to most dishes. However, what many people don’t know is that it can be used for an array of purposes outside the kitchen. Cold […]

Keep Your Car Smelling Fresh and Win a $25 Walmart Gift Card #FebrezeCar @SheSpeaksUp #ad


This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Febreze.  All opinions and obsession with keeping our car clean and tidy is completely and totally my own.   Our family probably spends more time in our vehicles than most. My husband is technician on a construction crew and lives in his vehicle morning to night between construction sites during […]

4 Clever Uses Tea Bags

Uses for Tea bags

While tea bags are great for morning tea, did you know that there are other uses for those old tea bags as well? Sunburn skin relief- If you spent a day at the beach and forgot the trusty old sunscreen, you may end up with painful sunburn. To get some quick relief, apply a couple […]

6 Creative Hacks Using Vinegar

Uses for Vinegar

Vinegar is one of those things that can not only be used for cooking, but it can also be used for a wide array of other things as well. Here are a few additional ways you can use vinegar around the house. Getting rid of pen marks- Kids love to draw with ballpoint pens so […]

5 Clever Uses for Yogurt


As you know, yogurt is a dairy product that is made by fermenting milk with yogurt cultures (or bacteria). However, yogurt is so much more than just a breakfast food as it has an array of other uses, especially when it comes to health and beauty. Here are just a few additional ways to use […]

5 Clever Hacks Using Toothpaste


  We all know that toothpaste is great for keeping our teeth clean and white. However, there are many other things that toothpaste can be used for around the house that you may not have thought of. Here are just a few additional ways to use toothpaste around the house.   Cleaning fingernails- Fingernails can […]

10 Dog Adoption Tips from Dog Expert Cesar Millan – #101Dalmatians

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Thinking about adding a new four-legged friend to your family? Whether this will be your first fur-bay, or one of many, there are lots of important things to consider before making a dog an important member of your family.  Here are some great tips from dog expert Cesar Millan. 1.  Adopting a dog is a […]

4 Tips for Accessorizing on a Budget – @rmrobertmatthew #Sponsored

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  This post was brought to you by Robert Matthew accessories.  All opinions and fashion obsessions are completely and totally my own.  Looking for new ways to make the most of your accessories despite a limited budget?  Here’s some tips! Keep it Simple When in doubt for accessorizing, less is always more. You can often […]

5 Creative Uses for Coffee and Coffee Grounds

Uses for Coffee Grounds

Most of us drink coffee every morning as a kick start to our day. But how many of us give a second thought to reusing those old coffee grounds? We usually just toss them in the trash, mainly because we are not aware that they can be used for anything else. The fact is that […]

5 Tips for a Romantic Movie Night at Home – #BestofValentine

Romantic Movie Night at Home

I admit. We’re officially married with children. Once upon a time on a Friday and Saturday night we were out on the town until all hours, but these days more often than not you’ll most likely find us at home. Between work, kids and activities we don’t often get dates out, especially with the outrageous […]

25+ Fun and Frugal Things to Together as a Family

Family Activities

  Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Recently we asked Two Kids and a Coupon readers what fun and frugal family things they like to do together on a budget. Here is what you said! Cynthia R says: We like to watch movies at home, go to the park, play […]

7 Creative Uses for Cat Litter

Uses for Kitty Litter

While you may think cat litter is just for cats, did you know that it has lots of other uses that have nothing to do do with cats?  Here are just a few of the many things you can do with kitty litter. Get rid of household pests- If you have little rodents in your […]

How to Get Free Redbox Movie Rentals

Free Redbox Movie Rentals

Love movies, but looking for a way to afford to rent more on your budget? We regularly rent films from Redbox, Amazon Prime and Netflix and love watching films together as a couple and as a family. One of the questions I get here a lot here at Two Kids and a Coupon is how […]

How We Survived 8 Job Layoffs in 8 Years


“So my supervisor called…” My husband and I have had this conversation so many times that we almost don’t need to have it any more.  If we didn’t already know it was coming, I can usually tell by the look on his face or the first few words.   In the eight years we’ve been […]