Cricut Maker and Cricut Explore Air 2 Lowest Price Ever This Weekend!

I’m an affiliate with Cricut. I received an email telling me that this weekend only Cricut will be offering the Cricut Maker and Cricut Explore Air 2 at the lowest price points ever on their site.

From February 19 to February 21, 2021 you can get the Cricut Maker and Cricut Explore air 2 by itself or in bundle packages for amazing prices!

Cricut Explore Air 2 will be $179.99 for the machine itself or get bundle deals as slow as $219.99! They have Everything Bundles for only $259.99 that has tons of tools and materials with it. It looks like these deals are selling fast though so if you’ve been thinking about a Cricut Explore Air 2 better grab these deals while you can! The Everything bundles are usually close to $500!

Cricut Maker machines are only $299.99 for the machine by itself. There are also bundle deals for the Cricut Maker, Cricut Maker bundle deals start as low as $339.99 with Cricut Maker Everything bundles at only $379.99. The Everything bundles usually go for over $600!

There’s also deals on Cricut Joy. Cricut Joy bundle deals are $199.99 with an extra $20 off with code: CRICUTJOY20

Check our Cricut Access Premium while you’re there for 50% off digital orders and access to tons of fonts and images.

Don’t forget this sale ends February 21, 2021 so grab the deals while you can.

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ShinyWant – You Won’t Believe The Deals! AND Zero Waste

I love a good deal. If you found my blog or this post then you probably do too. I have my regular deal sites I visit when I’m in the market for something but I love to learn about new ones. I got an email one day from Shinywant.com.

This is a relatively small deal site, but the deals they offer are amazing, at times even giving stuff away. No joke. So while there’s not a lot of deals the deals they have are worth the site visit. They offer overstock items 75% off or sometimes free. They are an eco-conscious company that believe in zero waste.

They even have name brand items on occasion such as Crayola and Adidas. I was offered a code to order a 50 pack of Crayola colored pencils. You guys I’ve never bought a 50 pack of colored pencils before. I usually go the back-to-school deal route and stock up at back to school time on the 12 packs for $1.99 or whatever it is. But this site opened my eyes to a better deal. A 50 pack of Crayola colored pencils sells or $2.50 on their site (reg $10)! I received my pack and yes they are genuine, authentic Crayola colored pencils.

So what’s the catch? Well, as you might expect, their deals go fast. They only offer so many a day so you gotta grab it when you see it. Also it’s important to read the return policy .While they do take returns in some cases, because of the low cost or free pricing on the products and the fact that they offer FREE shipping, you may be required to return the product at your own cost. I just think it’s important to be aware of these things before making a purchase.

So why is Shinywant.com different from other deal sites? Besides the zero waste idea, and offering free shipping, they also give you the chance to get additional discounts by clicking the “get discount button” on listings.

When I placed my order for the colored pencils I received them in just over a week. When you consider the price, free shipping, and the fact that the pandemic has delayed shipping in general for all shipping companies, I think that’s pretty good.

I feel like we’re always needing colored pencils for something. The kids need them for graphing, for posters for school, coloring contests, etc. I personally prefer to use colored pencils when coloring in my adult coloring book or making something up for work. I just did a quick search to see what other sites were listing Crayola colored pencils 50 ct for. Guess what, the cheapest price I saw elsewhere was $6.25 with some big chain stores listing for $11.99. The Shinywant.com price blows all of those out of the water!

I’m also super excited to let you know I’ll be partnering with Shinywant.com to bring special deals to my readership! I’m so excited. This company really does a good job. I have an ordering coming from them for a burlap make-up case too so I’ll let you know about that item too.

Disclosure: I received a sample at no cost via special code to order from the site and try out the shipping. Any opinions expressed are my own.

FREE $15 To Spend At Michael’s After Cash Back

I could think of a lot of things I would want if I had a $15 gift card to Michaels. So this isn’t a gift card but if you spend $15 or more at Michaels you can get $15 cash back so, kinda. I could be a free candle, free craft supplies, material for your Cricut, Easter basket stuffers, whatever you’re into.

Step 1: 
OFFER LINK 

Using my link, signup for a FREE TopCashback account.This offer is for new TopCashback members only.

Step 2:
Follow the directions listed on the offer page to purchase.   You must spend at least $15.00 to receive $15.00 cash back.

Step 3:
Within 7 days of purchase, $15.00 will appear in your TopCashback account. You’ll be able to withdraw this within 14 days of purchase.  You can withdraw the money straight to your checking, PayPal, or claim as gift cards.

Tips:

  • Important: Check your email to confirm your email address. Click on the link in your email to authenticate your new account.
  • Want to purchase more than $15.00?  Make a second transaction instead of adding more to an existing cart to maximize additional cash back.

Terms & Conditions:Note: Transactions must contain at least $15.00 worth of purchases (before tax +shipping)  to ensure the $15.00 cash back is credited to TopCashback accounts. Transactions may initially track lower, but within the 14 days after purchase it will be uplifted and turn payable at the amount of $15.00. Transactions may take up to 7 days to appear in your TopCashback account. The deal is open until 11:59pm PST on 2/24/2021 or until supplies run out; whichever happens first; applicable for purchases made directly after clicking through TopCashback. Only one TopCashback account is permitted per member.  Cannot be combined with other TopCashback freebie offers.  Do not close the window, o

Should We Add A Deck To Our “Door To Nowhere?”

When we toured our house, we were given the tour by the actual owners. They were selling their house themselves. We love 90% of the house. We went up to the FROG (family room over garage) and it was huge. There was also another bedroom attached to the family room. Then we noticed “the door”

adding a deck to our house

There’s an exterior door in the family room. We realized it doesn’t really go anyway. It faces a neighboring house that I like to call “the bad juju house” because the owners told us 3 people have died in that house next door. It’s been abandoned since the last owner’s, untimely death.

We can see straight to the bad juju house. There was absolutely nothing out there. Except an overgrown staghorn sumac tree grove. Which, by the way, if anyone has a good way to get rid of sumac trees, like a lot of them, please let me know. They keep sprouting up and spreading like weeds! But literally nothing else. No deck, no sidewalk, no garden, no play area. To be fair, it’s on a hill so it’s gonna take some serious leveling.

What I’m thinking is putting up some privacy hedges along the property line so we don’t have to stare at the bad juju house. We’re talking about putting in a deck. We want a fairly big deck that we can have cookouts or parties on. We also want to put a hot tub out there eventually. Oddly this entire side of the house, which is a pretty broad side, has no outdoor electric outlets or water outlets. We finally installed a water spout last summer because I put a vegetable garden out there. We were actually carrying buckets and watering cans of water up to the garden via either the front door and climbing the hill or carrying them through the house to the FROG and out the door to nowhere to water the garden. Severa trips! It was too much!

Here’s the things we’re not sure about.

  • Do you go regular deck lumber or do we use that fake lumber stuff? I don’t even know what it’s called.
  • The area get a lot of sun (hence the vegetable garden). Do we do an awning for a big deck, pergola, or build an actual porch-style roof? I kinda like the idea of the pergola for the look and to not block out the sun completely. I also think they’re versatile in that it’s easy to grow vines, string lights, or hand decorations on.
  • What would look nice for privacy to block out the bad juju house? Do we do shrubs or privacy fence? Other ideas?
  • Can we put the hot tub on the deck or is it smarter to do a step-down area onto a concrete patio to prevent water damage?

I’d love to hear your ideas. When we decide to pull the trigger on this project we want to do it right. I’m open for any other suggestions you have. And, again please, if you know how to get rid of spreading sumac trees I’d love to hear that too.

This post is sponsored by Diamond Bloggers. Any opinions expressed are my own.

Teach My Toddler Giveaway

This information is brought to you by Teach My Learning Kits. All opinions are my own. #homeschool #remotelearning #distancedlearning

  If you are looking for a fun way to teach your toddler – you need to check out the Teach My Toddler Kit! I really love that it has everything you need to have fun and teach your toddler!

  • 68 pieces to teach your toddler the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and colors
  • Kit includes 4 board books, 4 posters, 7 puzzles, and 55 flashcards
  • It promotes literacy, numeracy, spatial reasoning, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor skills
  • Step by Step Teaching Guide To Ensure Successful Learning and Development Bond.
  • Teach. Play. 20 Minutes A Day!

  You will look forward to spending this time with your toddler while you play and learn together! Another thing you will really LOVE about these kits are they 100% screen-free!! Our kids are too connected and you will love having non-tech products available to help them learn and have fun!   

Teach My Toddler would be a fun Valentine’s Day gift. It’s a gift that will help them learn and lets you spend more time with them! 

This fun kit helps your toddler feel like they are part of the new remote learning time. And you will enjoy having a way to connect with your toddler during this crazy time!   

About Teach My Toddler:

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  Check out all the Teach My Kits they have available.   

Easy to use educational materials have become popular during the pandemic with parents and grandparents. With parents’ worries of their kids falling behind or missed educational opportunities, parents want easy to understand and engaging educational products.

Giveaway Details:

  • Open to US Residents
  • Ends February 14, 2021, 11:59 pm EST
  • Prize: Teach My Toddler Kit

Blogger is not responsible for fulfilling the prize. This is organized by SavingYouDinero.com and sponsored by TeachMy Products.