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13 Nights of Halloween TV Shows on ABC

Looking for some fun and family friendly Halloween TV programming? ABC has kicked off their 13 nights of Halloween. Here’s what you’ll find on each evening. Check your local listings for time and channel.   Night One – Sunday, October 19th Casper (7:00 – 9:00 AM ET/PT The Addams Family (9:00 – 11:00 AM ET/PT) […]

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Keeping Hydrated on The Go w/ DripDrop – #DrinkDripDrop @SheSpeaksUp @dripdrop #ad

This post has been brought to you by SheSpeaks and DripDrop. All opinions and refreshment had are completely and totally our own.  I have to admit, the last few weeks I haven’t quite felt myself. After having picked up a bug during some overseas travels, I’ve been fairly under the weather. I’ve been doing my […]

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Free Digital Subscription to Star Magazine

Have you started getting magazines digitally yet? I admit this one of my guilty new addictions. I love loading all my magazines on my Kindle Fire and taking them with me to read wherever I go. Plus no magazines stacking up or to recycle!  This week there is a great digital magazine freebie and you […]

Family Activities

50 Places to Get Free Printable Coloring Pages...

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    The cooler weather here in Iowa has kept us indoors a lot, and one of the things our children love to do is color. We color almost daily, but the price of store bought coloring books can often be pricey. Fortunately there are are thousands of free printable coloring pages you can print […]

Five Tips for Fall Family Fun at the Pumpkin Patch...

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  Heading to the pumpkin patch for an afternoon of family fun this weekend? Here are some tips to make your weekend outing go smoothly and be lots of fun!       Be Prepared Many pumpkin patches are in rural areas and may not have hand washing facilities, snacks for sale, or other amenities. […]

5 Trick or Treating Tips for Kids With Sensory Processing Disorders...

Sensory Processing Disorder and Halloween

  Looking for some ways to help your sensitive child enjoy the upcoming festivities for Halloween?  The American Occupational Therapy Association offers the following tips for caregivers to make Halloween a positive experience for children with sensory challenges and offer fun alternatives to increase participation in the activities: While many children enjoy Halloween traditions of tick-or-treating, pumpkin […]

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Reviews & Giveaways

Ghostbusters

Win Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Blu-ray – Ends 11/1 – #Sponsored

When you need a fun family night out for dinner, who ya gonna call? The popular buffet restaurants Ryan’s, HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country Buffet  are celebrating two big anniversaries in October with the second anniversary of the restaurants’ popular Thursday Family Night and the 30th anniversary of the popular and enduring Ghostbusters franchise. In honor of the films’ milestones, Ghostbusters I and II are being released on […]

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#TreatThePups Giveaway – Win Free Pet Treats from Big Heart Brands – Milk-Bone, Milo’s Kitchen, Pup-peroni- #Ad

    This post has been sponsored. All opinions, love of dogs and Halloween are completely and totally our own.   Want to reward your hound this Halloween? We’ve got a great giveaway just for our four legged friends!  Ten lucky Two Kids and a Coupon readers are going to be winning free product coupons […]

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Movie #Giveaway – Win The Perfect Wave on DVD – Ends 11/1 – @PerfectWaveFilm

  We’re continuing our week of giveaways here at Two Kids and a Coupon, and we’ve got a line up of great DVD’s and movies for all of you film fans!  Next up in our giveaway line up is a contest where one of our lucky readers is going to win a copy of THE PERFECT WAVE. Here […]

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Free Digital Subscription to Star Magazine

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Have you started getting magazines digitally yet? I admit this one of my guilty new addictions. I love loading all my magazines on my Kindle Fire and taking them with me to read wherever I go. Plus no magazines stacking up or to recycle!  This week there is a great digital magazine freebie and you […]

50 Places to Get Free Printable Coloring Pages

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    The cooler weather here in Iowa has kept us indoors a lot, and one of the things our children love to do is color. We color almost daily, but the price of store bought coloring books can often be pricey. Fortunately there are are thousands of free printable coloring pages you can print […]

Free Pastry or Sweet at Panera

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  If you’re craving a sweet treat while you’re out running errands or on your way to work this week, be sure to register for the Panera e-mail club to get a free pastry from Panera. Click in “My Panera” and register. You’ll receive a coupon for a free treat plus special discounts and other savings.

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Entertainment

13 Nights of Halloween TV Shows on ABC

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Looking for some fun and family friendly Halloween TV programming? ABC has kicked off their 13 nights of Halloween. Here’s what you’ll find on each evening. Check your local listings for time and channel.   Night One – Sunday, October 19th Casper (7:00 – 9:00 AM ET/PT The Addams Family (9:00 – 11:00 AM ET/PT) […]

Kids TV on DVD Review – Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs: Wakko’s Wish

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Two Kids and a Coupon received free product for purposes of this review. All opinions and wishes upon a star are completely our own.Looking for an enjoyable animated cartoon and musical to entertain your kids on a weekend afternoon, while you get some much-needed laundry or cleaning done or dare-I-say relax a little. If that’s […]

Kids TV on DVD Review – Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Complete Season Two

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Two Kids and a Coupon received free product for purposes of this review and all opinions and spooky vibes are completely our own. “Scooby-Scooby-Doo where are you? I need some help from you now.” I can just hear those familiar lyrics in my head. Who doesn’t love good-old Scooby-Doo? I know I do. I love […]

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Crafts

Where to Get Over 1000+ Pumpkin Carving Templates

Free Pumpkin Carving Templates

    Have you carved your pumpkin yet? We’re still waiting a couple weeks to do ours, but I know some of you are already thinking about themes for this year. If you’re looking for some great pumpkin ideas — here’s a few fun places to get you started.   Want to go more traditional with […]

10 Fun and Educational #Halloween Crafts for Kids

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Looking for some fun and educational Halloween craft ideas that you can do with your kids and a help them learn at the same time? These fun projects are easy to make and also have additional lessons that you can incorporate with each one.       1. Halloween Handprint Ghosts- Vision: Colors, contrast Touch: […]

Fun Fall Washi Tape Letters

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  Getting in the mood for fall and looking for a fun and easy fall craft to decorate your home? These easy washi tape letters are quick and easy to make and add lots of fun to your fall decor. Here’s how to make them.   Supplies Needed     F-A-L-L cardboard or wood art […]

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Recipes

Cheddar Garlic Biscuits

Cheddar Garlic Biscuits

    These warm, yummy biscuits are the perfect fall comfort food. With just a hint of garlic and cheesy goodness, they’re a great side dish for soups, chili or whatever you’re serving for your next dinner or get together. Ingredients 1 Tube Flaky Pillsbury Biscuits 1 Block of Medium Cheddar Cheese (8 oz) (Shredded) […]

Flourless Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

  Looking for one of the easiest peanut butter cookie recipes you’ll ever make? These simple gluten free peanut butter cookies are flourless and only require a few ingredients. Even if you’re not trying to follow a gluten free diet, these are seriously the best peanut butter cookies we’ve ever made or eaten. With only […]

Honey Roasted Cereal Snack Mix 

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This sweet treat is great for after school snacks, fall tailgating or anytime you want a simple snack that only takes minutes to make. Ingredients   1 tablespoon margarine or butter (I used honey butter, but any kind will do) 3 tablespoons honey or agave nectar 2 tablespoons of light corn syrup 1 Teaspoon Vanilla […]

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