What is the Double Cash Back, Double Giving Event?

What is the Double Cash Back, Double Giving Event?

Double Days Are Here! We’re excited to announce a new monthly campaign just for Giving Assistant shoppers called - Double Cash Back, Double Giving Events. For a week each month, you have the opportunity to earn 2x the cash back with participating stores - doubling...

Giving Assistant is a Certified B Corporation

Giving Assistant is a Certified B Corporation

The ultimate mission for Giving Assistant has always been to do good, give back, and be better. Not just for the sake of looking good... ...but to genuinely make a positive impact in the world. Yet, writing an earnest mission and slapping it on our website wasn't...

Best Backyard Gift Ideas

Best Backyard Gift Ideas

Ahhh Summer. There's no better time to host a backyard bash, whether it's for: A back-to-school gatheringA family celebration like a wedding or a birthdayOr just a good excuse to get together with good friends and family Before you put your party hat on and start up...

Best Ways to Save Money at AliExpress (2020 Guide)

Best Ways to Save Money at AliExpress (2020 Guide)

Shopping on the internet can either be cheap or quickly get expensive. With so many available items and "good deals", it's often hard to decide what items to put in your cart and which to leave behind. How much you'll end up spending all depends on knowing the clever...

The Yellow Feather Fund: Nonprofit Spotlight

The Yellow Feather Fund: Nonprofit Spotlight

Everyone knows that Big Bird and his pals on Sesame Street have been helping kids learn their ABCs and 123s for decades, but did you know they are also helping children here and around the world with even tougher challenges? Think back to your childhood. Chances are,...

10 Expert Ways to Save on Expedia

10 Expert Ways to Save on Expedia

If you're like most people, you want to travel but don't think you can afford it. One of the best-kept secrets of the travel industry is that everyone has the ability to travel wherever they want... ...you just need to be smart and take advantage of the deals that...

10 Terrific Ways to Save on Groupon

10 Terrific Ways to Save on Groupon

It’s safe to say that everyone loves a good deal. Who doesn’t like to save money? One of the best websites to use for great deals is Groupon. There you can find discounted: Bed and bath products Clothing Kids itemsSpa packagesAnd more! You could even get a great...

8 Great Ways to Save Money on Gilt

8 Great Ways to Save Money on Gilt

Gilt is one website with a LOT of wonderful choices; from clothing, to travel, and everything in between. You could snag some savings on your next trip, and then buy some new outfits to take with you – all from one place! Gilt carries home furnishings and accessories...

9 Reasons to Join Sam’s Club Right Now

9 Reasons to Join Sam’s Club Right Now

Ever considered getting a Sam’s Club Membership, but thought it was too expensive? If so, try this: Write down your usual shopping list with the prices you pay at your local department store and grocery. Then, search those products on Sam’s Club. The money you could...

13 Genius Ways to Save at eBags

13 Genius Ways to Save at eBags

No matter the time of year we all have a need for basic accessories such as: Purses, Wallets, Hats, Sunglasses,And luggage While you could run to your local department store to find these products, why not utilize the convenience of online shopping? These items plus...

8 Savvy Ways to Save at Saks & Saks Off Fifth

8 Savvy Ways to Save at Saks & Saks Off Fifth

Saks Fifth Avenue is one of the classiest stores to shop at. Saks carries the most up to date fashion trends and popular brands that everyone loves. Even the atmosphere of their stores lends an air of sophistication. But with good quality merchandise... ...comes a...

10 Smartest Ways to Save on HP Products

10 Smartest Ways to Save on HP Products

Technology changes so fast that no sooner than you buy your new computer, tablet, or smartphone... ...it becomes outdated. Let’s face it, electronics aren’t cheap! Finding ways to save on these purchases will ensure you are equipped with the latest and greatest in...

How to Use Giving Assistant for Online Fundraising

How to Use Giving Assistant for Online Fundraising

Using Giving Assistant as an online fundraising tool can help your charity raise even more donations. It’s simple, automatic, and allows your donors to give back to your charity by simply shopping online.

Tostan: Nonprofit Spotlight

Tostan: Nonprofit Spotlight

In December of 2016, something incredible happened in West Africa—something Tostan founder, Molly Melching could have only dreamed about. Imagine finding yourself in a crowd of hundreds of thousands of people from over 300 different communities. “Overwhelmed” might be...

Pencils of Promise: Nonprofit Spotlight

Pencils of Promise: Nonprofit Spotlight

You'll never look at a #2 pencil the same way again… When a small boy's answer to "What do you want most in the world?" was a mere pencil, the future founder of Pencils of Promise (PoP) was utterly touched. For Pencils of Promise, something as simple as a yellow #2...

The Home Depot Gift Ideas: Special Buy of the Week

The Home Depot Gift Ideas: Special Buy of the Week

Show your home a little extra T.L.C. Shop The Home Depot to find Special Buys of the Week, and you'll save up to 50% off select furniture that will supply your home with standouts from the Home Decorators Collection. If you're in the mood for a room makeover or...

Shop & Save at Vera Bradley this Holiday Season

Shop & Save at Vera Bradley this Holiday Season

The gift giving season is upon us! The holidays bring joy and happiness to many faces, until you see your bank account. Nothing kills the joy of holiday gift giving quicker than a pile of holiday bills. Don’t let financial worries ruin the most joyous time of year!...

Holiday Gift Giving Secrets With Nasty Gal

Holiday Gift Giving Secrets With Nasty Gal

Donald Trump may have coined the term “Nasty Woman” during the recent election, but the popular brand Nasty Gal has been a go-to for the fashion forward since its founding in 2006. Over the past 10 years, the brand has grown from selling vintage pieces on eBay to...

Camp Kesem: Nonprofit Spotlight

Camp Kesem: Nonprofit Spotlight

"We are so grateful for our partnership with Giving Assistant and their impactful support of children touched by a parent's cancer. The need for Kesem's services is far-reaching and touches every corner of our country."-Jane Saccaro, CEO, Kesem Giving Assistant...

Best Last Minute Gifts Ideas For Her (2020 Guide)

Best Last Minute Gifts Ideas For Her (2020 Guide)

Who says women are difficult to shop for? Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be a science. Make your shopping less stressful and her holiday more cheerful with these wonderful gift ideas for the lady in your life! Best Last Minute Gift Ideas For Her Soap and Glory Box...

The Best Tech Gifts of 2020

The Best Tech Gifts of 2020

In a technology dependent society, it is certain that a gift of technology will be a winner! Take a look at these really great and affordable technology gifts for the holidays. 1. AUKEY 20000mAh portable mobile battery pack For the one that is always on the go, this...

Giving Week: What You Need to Know

Giving Week: What You Need to Know

Want to learn more about Giving Week and how this yearly charitable awareness event is designed to help remind people to support a good cause. We got all you need to know PLUS a way to help you save money when you do your normal shopping online and be able to give...

10 Amazing Tips For Saving Money at Kohl’s

10 Amazing Tips For Saving Money at Kohl’s

People who shop at Kohl’s love to save money, so here are some tricks to help Kohl's customers save even more: 1. It’s best to shop at a specific time: 3 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday. On Friday nights and Saturday mornings, Kohl’s offers “Night Owl” and “Early Bird”...

Team Rubicon Global: Nonprofit Spotlight

Team Rubicon Global: Nonprofit Spotlight

Picture it: It's early October 2016… Haiti had just been devastated by Hurricane Matthew. Over the next several days, the death toll increased to 900. By the end of the month, over 1.2 million Haitians were in desperate need of food assistance. Less than 24 hours...

Best Ways to Save Money at Pottery Barn (2020 Guide)

Best Ways to Save Money at Pottery Barn (2020 Guide)

Who doesn't like shopping at Pottery Barn? Just hearing the name will bring on an urge to go on a shopping spree at this highly rated retail store. The beautifully staged photos in their world famous catalogs will cause the most disciplined shopper to toss frugality...

20 Saving Secrets for Shopping on Etsy

20 Saving Secrets for Shopping on Etsy

A home decorated with handmade furnishings and accessories invites a warm, cozy atmosphere that adds appeal and comfort. But what if you don't have the time (or the talent) to create charming homemade trinkets? Maybe you’re looking for that perfect gift, or a new...

Best Ways to Save Money Shopping at Macy’s (2020 Guide)

Best Ways to Save Money Shopping at Macy’s (2020 Guide)

Macy’s is known for more than just a star and a parade. They carry a wide range of products and innovative merchandise that provide customers with a satisfying shopping experience. It's easy to find something for every occasion, plus, every day household...

How to Save Money With a Baby

How to Save Money With a Baby

Welcoming a tiny new addition to your family is a major milestone in life. Being financially prepared is one of the most important actions you can take to ensure a smooth transition into parenthood and beyond. The information offered here will help you lay a solid...

Zidisha: Nonprofit Spotlight

Zidisha: Nonprofit Spotlight

“We had been trying so hard to raise donations from individuals and foundations. It was surprising how easy, and how big of an impact Giving Assistant has had on us.”-Julia Kurnia, Founder, Zidisha Giving Assistant members are changing lives—even as far away as...

NuMe Products: Great Hair, Great Care

NuMe Products: Great Hair, Great Care

A great day starts with great hair. With NuMe products, you’re assured of having both. NuMe makes you and your hair look flawless with their quality haircare products. Ranging from hair straighteners to a wide variety of hair care products, NuMe is your one-stop-shop...

National Low Income Housing Coalition: Nonprofit Spotlight

National Low Income Housing Coalition: Nonprofit Spotlight

For many of us, making your bed on a Monday morning and heading off to work can feel like quite the taxing chore. When you think about the 500,000 individuals who face homelessness on any given night, you might start to reconsider that chore as a privilege. There is a...

Best Build-A-Bear Sale Offers 2020

Best Build-A-Bear Sale Offers 2020

The Build-a-Bear sale is offering some great discounted products and clearance sale deals. In the sale event you can choose to buy Stuffed AnimalsKids clothingAccessories For the stuffed animals on sale you can choose by: CollectionOccasionsSports...

Giving Tuesday: What You Need to Know

Giving Tuesday: What You Need to Know

For many, the Holidays can be a reflective time for giving thanks for all we have in our lives; our family, our friends, the food on our table and the beauty of our planet. It’s also a time to think about how we can help those who are less fortunate. However, 1 in 8...

Best Backcountry Jackets (2020)

Best Backcountry Jackets (2020)

Brace yourselves, Winter is coming. However, these great Winter jackets from Backcountry for the whole family will make everyone feel warm when outside on a cold day. We’ve picked some of the best selling Backcountry jackets that not only look cool, but actually keep...

Halloween Costumes for any Budget

Halloween Costumes for any Budget

We don't know about you, but here at Giving Assistant we love Halloween and look forward to it every year. That being said, Halloween can be expensive! From costumes to party supplies to decorations to candy, it can all add up, fast. That's why we decided to share...

BH Cosmetics: Look & Feel Fabulous This Fall

BH Cosmetics: Look & Feel Fabulous This Fall

Founded in 2009, BH Cosmetics has made its home in sunny Los Angeles, California where it designs & develops its entire line of affordable makeup products perfect for professional makeup artists, makeup lovers and beginners alike. The company has gained traction...

Lord & Taylor: Shop smart, do good!

Lord & Taylor: Shop smart, do good!

What could be better than shopping at one of your favorite stores, getting great deals, and supporting a local non-profit organization at the same time? Not much. Lord & Taylor agrees, and with their #ShopSmartDoGood campaign, you can do all three! How does Shop...

Cash Back for Students

Cash Back for Students

Sure, college might be the best years of your life - but they’re also in the running for most expensive. What with skyrocketing tuition rates and the fact that you don’t get paid to study, chances are you’re a little strapped for cash. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a...

Best Cash Back for Fitness Fanatics

Best Cash Back for Fitness Fanatics

Staying fit ain’t cheap. $40-a-month gym memberships, $100 running shoes, $30 sports bras, and $20 bottles of whey protein - and that’s only the tip of the iceberg - can add up fast. Luckily for you, we’ve curated a list of stores where you can earn generous cash back...

The Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks: Names, Recipes & FAQ’s

The Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks: Names, Recipes & FAQ’s

There Are Some CRAZY Starbuck Coffee Drinks You Need to Try Once in Your Life While Starbucks offers a universal, standardized 'official' drinks menu, you can always indulge in what seems like an endless assortment of off-the-menu, custom Starbucks drinks orders....

How to Choose the Best Hair Extensions From Aliexpress

How to Choose the Best Hair Extensions From Aliexpress

Naomi Campbell, Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian. What do they have in common? Aside from being famous celebrities, they all harnessed the power of hair extensions to get the most out of their sexy locks. High quality hair extensions can add oomph, volume and length to...

Babies R Us Registry & Holiday Present Guide

Babies R Us Registry & Holiday Present Guide

Looking for a gift for a little munchkin in your life? Check all the little boys and girls off your list with gifts from Babies R Us. From plush stuffed animals to classic stories, there’s something for every child. And if you’re looking to populate a registry of your...

Barnes and Noble Holiday Present Ideas

Barnes and Noble Holiday Present Ideas

Do you have a bookworm or word nerd on your list? How about a film lover, incessant doodler or aspiring brewer? Don’t give a lump of coal--show your friends and loved ones they’re on the “nice” list with a gift that suits their interests from Barnes and Noble. Don't...

White House Black Market Holiday Dresses

White House Black Market Holiday Dresses

More than any other time of the year, the holidays are a time to get fancy. From red carpet worthy gowns to classic LBDs, WHBM has dresses to suit all holiday fetes. Take your pick, then get ready for your moment in the limelight. Don't forget to grab your White House...

Starbucks Store Holiday Gift Guide

Starbucks Store Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for making your list and checking it twice. As you hunt down the perfect gift for everyone on your list, check out the best coffee store treats and Starbucks Store coupons to save. From sweets, to coffee, to style, Starbucks has gifts to suit all...

6 Top Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products for your Favorite Green Chef

6 Top Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products for your Favorite Green Chef

So you love to cook, but worry about the negative effect your heavy use of kitchen products has on the environment? Spend less time fretting and more time cooking with these 6 guilt-free, eco-friendly kitchen products. Many household kitchen items aren't exactly...

How to Teach Kids About Healthy Eating

How to Teach Kids About Healthy Eating

It sure would be nice if there was a university parents-to-be could attend that offered courses with parenting tips in children’s nutrition and behavior. Yet, even after 4 years of vigorous studying on the matter, parents would almost certainly still be hit with a few...

Healthy Family Activities Ideas for All Ages

Healthy Family Activities Ideas for All Ages

Children today interact with so many electronics, they're more likely to stay glued to a TV, or their iPhone rather than blissfully run around outdoors. However, don't worry - these endlessly entertaining, healthy family games ideas we have will have them racing to...

Back to School Outfits to Stand Out from the Crowd

Back to School Outfits to Stand Out from the Crowd

Back to school outfits are of major importance to kiddos and teens. Remember when you'd agonize over what to wear your first day? We can definitely recommend considering the perfect outfit ideas we share below to help your kids feel confident and ready for a great new...

Self-Chilled Wine Glass Review: Trendy & Convenient

Self-Chilled Wine Glass Review: Trendy & Convenient

Hosting a dinner party at your place can be loads of fun, but it can also mean hauling around clunky ice buckets and serving rather watery alcoholic drinks. Sure, your friends will politely smile and say the wine is delicious, but what good is fancy wine if it's...

Ways to Go Green at Home

Ways to Go Green at Home

Find a super quick 5 list of ways to go greener at home that will leave you with a natural, energy saving, eco-friendly abode in just 48 hours! Home is a place to relax and feel safe. Find out how to stop exposing youself to toxic chemicals and racking up horrific...

4 Grilled Salmon Recipes – Health + Flavor!

4 Grilled Salmon Recipes – Health + Flavor!

Tired of the typical (rather dull) lemon and butter grilled salmon dish? We've got great news: these 4 zesty, fresh grilled salmon recipes will make you fall for fish all over gain. But wait, it gets better: we'll show you how salmon is packed with health enhancers...

Solar Powered Tent Review: Convenience or Hindrance?

Solar Powered Tent Review: Convenience or Hindrance?

The solar power movement is making a serious splash amongst eco-friendly individuals, and we have the scoop on the latest sunny trend: the solar powered tent. Designed to bring convenience and connectivity to your camping experience, the solar powered tent essentially...

Beach Packing List: The Organized Mom’s List

Beach Packing List: The Organized Mom’s List

Deeeeeep breaths - family trips to the beach will never again leave you tangled in towels and draped in heavy diaper bags; we're bringing you the ultimate beach packing list. With this meticulously organized checklist, you will finally spend more time splashing in the...

Canning Vegetables: All You Need to Know

Canning Vegetables: All You Need to Know

Does home canning sound like a chore? A task reserved for only those flawlessly organized and pulled-together? If so, you better prepare yourself for this - wait for it - canning is so easy and even (dare we say it?) downright fun. Everything tastes sweeter when it's...

3 Unique Guacamole Recipes to Inspire You

3 Unique Guacamole Recipes to Inspire You

There’s nothing like a creamy, salty, freshly whipped bowl of guacamole. Add some warm tortilla chips to this classic appetizer, and you have a dish sure to please any hungry guest. While guacamole is a treat you know will be a hit time and time again, the standard...

4th of July Nails: Sparkle like a Firework

4th of July Nails: Sparkle like a Firework

Let us simplify this for you: there are 3 types of 4th of July Nails. GlamorousClassyEffortless We have 6 designs perfect for any occasion. Add some drama to your look with bright colors and eye-catching stars and stripes. Or, keep it sophisticated with shimmering...

8 Chic Maxi Dress Summer Styles

8 Chic Maxi Dress Summer Styles

There’s something about a soft, airy maxi dress that gets us in touch with our earthy, hippie sides (without the whole hairy legs thing...although, technically, you could get away with it in a maxi. Just sayin’). We simply can’t help but embody that mellow, “it’s all...

6 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes for the Busy Cook

6 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes for the Busy Cook

A solid rotation of healthy crock-pot recipes is every busy cook's best friend. Let's be honest, wasting gorgeously perfect summer days slaving away in the kitchen is a serious no-no. Who would you rather be ... isolated, loner chef or summer's most social butterfly?...

Helicopter Parent Warning Signs & What to Do

Helicopter Parent Warning Signs & What to Do

There’s a fine line between a loving parent and helicopter parent. Being called a helicopter mom, or helicopter dad, seems like a notorious buzz word among families these days. Parents always come from a good place - a place of wanting the very best for their...

Best Summer Fashion Wardrobe Essential Must Haves

Best Summer Fashion Wardrobe Essential Must Haves

Tired of wasting summer days running errands? With these top 10 Summer styles for your family, you can online shop while lounging beachside. Freshening up your wardrobe for the new season requires a keen sense of style, an element of organization, and a frugal...

10 Homemade Father’s Day Gifts He Will Love

10 Homemade Father’s Day Gifts He Will Love

Let Dad know he's one-of-a-kind with one of these homemade Father’s Day gift ideas! It is time to show Dad just how deeply you love him, and we have the perfect DIY Father’s Day gifts to help you know how to do it. “Any man can be a father, but it takes a special...

Quinoa, Kale and Poached Egg Recipe

Quinoa, Kale and Poached Egg Recipe

We got a tasty, and easy to make in 10-minutes Quinoa, Kale and poached egg recipe. Ingredients 1 to 2 large eggs (optional: organic eggs)½ cup cooked quinoa1 cup baby kale (optional: organic greens)2 tablespoons of olive oil (optional: garlic-infused olive oil)1...

8 Asparagus Recipes that Taste Oh So Good

8 Asparagus Recipes that Taste Oh So Good

Don't like asparagus? Think again! These yummy asparagus recipes are both irresistible and 100% worthy of your love. Did you spend your childhood dinners sneaking asparagus underneath the table to your dog? “Wow, Sarah ate all her asparagus! Good job, sweetie,” your...

10 Healthy Habits to Lose Weight Naturally

10 Healthy Habits to Lose Weight Naturally

Adopt these 10 Healthy Habits to Lose Weight easily and feel confident all summer long. We are so thrilled summer is approaching: lounging poolside with a pina colada in hand, diving under the salty waves at the beach. But, wait a second. There is one part of this...

10 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Tech Geek

10 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Tech Geek

Tech Lovers and Tree Huggers: 10 Must-Have Eco-Friendly Gadgets Don’t get us wrong, we love a good gadget. Yet, with such a vast, ever-growing selection of new products to choose from, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s why we are bringing you our Top 10 favorite...

Green Grilling Tips for Eco-Friendly Grilling

Green Grilling Tips for Eco-Friendly Grilling

We have all the green grilling tips to make your favorite Summer meal an eco-friendly, healthy one that is good for you and the environment! Biting into a refreshingly sweet, juicy watermelon slice. The savory, messy experience of eating ribs off the bone. Buttery...

3 Easy Paleo Pancake Recipes

3 Easy Paleo Pancake Recipes

Paleo pancakes with blueberries We’re bringing you 3 easy paleo pancake recipes so outrageously delicious, it almost seems wrong that they’re healthy. Coconut Pumpkin Paleo Pancakes Ingredients 1 tbsp melted coconut oil2 cups organic pumpkin puree2 eggs¼ cup coconut...

5 Best Homemade Fermented Foods to Make

5 Best Homemade Fermented Foods to Make

There are loads of benefits to lacto-fermentation; from the health benefits to the sustainability factors. This time we thought we'd share with you five of these fermented foods you can make easily at home for a fraction of the cost of what you would pay for them in...

Healthiest Whole Grains to Eat

Healthiest Whole Grains to Eat

Embracing a diet based upon making nutrient-rich choices means selecting carbohydrates that not only taste good, but also fit within a household's budget. Healthy grains also need to satisfy additional dietary concerns (such as food allergies, weight loss, and other...

Where to Buy Beef Tallow

Where to Buy Beef Tallow

Beef tallow has been a staple cooking ingredient used in kitchens around the world for centuries. Beef tallow is definitely still in high demand, especially with new diets like the carnivore diet which lists beef tallow as an approved food for people who eat just meat...

Kombucha FAQ’s

Kombucha FAQ’s

Drinking kombucha is one of those healthy, fermented drinks that everyone loves to do for the refreshing taste and the probiotic health benefits. We love that you can even get certified B Corp companies like Brew Dr Kombucha. We had some questions about Kombucha and...

The Clean 15 & Dirty Dozen List of Foods

The Clean 15 & Dirty Dozen List of Foods

People are always looking at how to buy the best food they can. We know from past organic food awareness campaign, Grocery Store Wars, it is best to try buy organically grown foods, like organic fruits and organic vegetables. However, you want to try buy organic...

How Much Do You Pay for a Dozen Organic Eggs? [Update]

How Much Do You Pay for a Dozen Organic Eggs? [Update]

Years ago, we asked our friends on Facebook, "How Much Do You Pay for a Dozen Organic Eggs?" and we received a ton of responses. We learned that most respondents paid around $3.50 for a dozen organic eggs. The lowest price paid was $2 for a 12-count. Raising your own...

Best Yogurt Maker (2020 Review)

Best Yogurt Maker (2020 Review)

We've been searching high and low for the best, high quality, most economical yogurt maker to buy that will help anyone dive into the wide world of making their own fresh yogurt. Thanks to asking people on Facebook, many have offered some great suggestions on which...

Costco Organic Food FAQ’s

Costco Organic Food FAQ’s

We cannot get enough organics to stay in business day in and day out.Source: Costco CEO Craig Jeline Shopping at Costco Wholesale can be a great way to get all your monthly grocery supplies at good prices. (Top Tip: Look to see if you can earn cash back at Costco...

Green Pastures Coupon Code (Plus) Rare Discount Sale

Green Pastures Coupon Code (Plus) Rare Discount Sale

This was a flash sale on high vitamin butter oil and cod liver oil from supplement company, Green Pasture. Edit: Not sure what happened to the previous sale page link (it seems to have disappeared off their site), but I double-checked and the sale prices I mentioned...

How to Make Natural Lip Balm Tutorial

How to Make Natural Lip Balm Tutorial

Making lip balm is quick and easy when you know how. It’s also a useful and enjoyable homemade gift ideas for mothers day. I hope this tutorial will encourage you to try making some of your own! This DIY recipe was created to make a fairly solid balm, more like a...

Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Some might think "rustic" is just a fancy way of saying - "I make mashed potatoes with the skins on", which some might think is being a lazy cook. That is far from the truth! Because the potato skins not only house most of the nutrients in the potato, but they also...

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

As I began working on this recipe, I quickly began to doubt the wisdom of this particular recipe assignment for the Have a Healthy Holiday event. See, the thing is... I'm a not a baker (shhh). I can cook wonderfully healthy food. I can make some main dishes that taste...

Honey Whole Grain Dinner Rolls Recipe

Honey Whole Grain Dinner Rolls Recipe

Fresh out of the oven, you can see that one has already been buttered! Though we usually just bake bread, dinner rolls are so delicious and moist and make for such a lovely change of pace. These honey whole grain dinner buns are moist, lightly sweet and truly amazing...

5 Best Thanksgiving Gift Ideas

5 Best Thanksgiving Gift Ideas

Thanksgiving is one of the best times of year to catchup with family you love. This is also a time when people would like to show their love for others by giving them a gift. We have a list of DIY thanksgiving gifts that we think will help inspire you. If you enjoy...

Natural & Eco-Friendly Laundry Soaps Price Comparison

Natural & Eco-Friendly Laundry Soaps Price Comparison

All of the laundry soap brands listed below are considered to be natural and eco-friendly. I also wanted to compare prices, because no matter how well something works, for most of us price is still a major deciding factor. Below is a chart that compares 6 natural...

Easy Homemade Salsa Tutorial

Easy Homemade Salsa Tutorial

Summer is truly here when the garden produces enough ingredients for a batch of homemade salsa. What can be better than chopping fresh vegetables, stirring a huge colorful pot full, and relishing the wonderful aroma that fills...

US Wellness Meats: 15% Off with Coupon Code

US Wellness Meats: 15% Off with Coupon Code

Did you know that US Wellness Meats often has a 15% off coupon code hidden in their newsletter? For example to get one week's code, you had to open the article by Catherine Ebeling so that you can read the full thing. There were red letters hidden in the text, and...

Best Backyard Gift Ideas

Best Backyard Gift Ideas

Ahhh Summer. There's no better time to host a backyard bash, whether it's for: A back-to-school gatheringA family celebration like a wedding or a birthdayOr just a good excuse to get together with good friends and family Before you put your party hat on and start up...

Best Ways to Save Money at AliExpress (2020 Guide)

Best Ways to Save Money at AliExpress (2020 Guide)

Shopping on the internet can either be cheap or quickly get expensive. With so many available items and "good deals", it's often hard to decide what items to put in your cart and which to leave behind. How much you'll end up spending all depends on knowing the clever...

The Yellow Feather Fund: Nonprofit Spotlight

The Yellow Feather Fund: Nonprofit Spotlight

Everyone knows that Big Bird and his pals on Sesame Street have been helping kids learn their ABCs and 123s for decades, but did you know they are also helping children here and around the world with even tougher challenges? Think back to your childhood. Chances are,...

10 Expert Ways to Save on Expedia

10 Expert Ways to Save on Expedia

If you're like most people, you want to travel but don't think you can afford it. One of the best-kept secrets of the travel industry is that everyone has the ability to travel wherever they want... ...you just need to be smart and take advantage of the deals that...

10 Terrific Ways to Save on Groupon

10 Terrific Ways to Save on Groupon

It’s safe to say that everyone loves a good deal. Who doesn’t like to save money? One of the best websites to use for great deals is Groupon. There you can find discounted: Bed and bath products Clothing Kids itemsSpa packagesAnd more! You could even get a great...

8 Great Ways to Save Money on Gilt

8 Great Ways to Save Money on Gilt

Gilt is one website with a LOT of wonderful choices; from clothing, to travel, and everything in between. You could snag some savings on your next trip, and then buy some new outfits to take with you – all from one place! Gilt carries home furnishings and accessories...

9 Reasons to Join Sam’s Club Right Now

9 Reasons to Join Sam’s Club Right Now

Ever considered getting a Sam’s Club Membership, but thought it was too expensive? If so, try this: Write down your usual shopping list with the prices you pay at your local department store and grocery. Then, search those products on Sam’s Club. The money you could...

13 Genius Ways to Save at eBags

13 Genius Ways to Save at eBags

No matter the time of year we all have a need for basic accessories such as: Purses, Wallets, Hats, Sunglasses,And luggage While you could run to your local department store to find these products, why not utilize the convenience of online shopping? These items plus...

8 Savvy Ways to Save at Saks & Saks Off Fifth

8 Savvy Ways to Save at Saks & Saks Off Fifth

Saks Fifth Avenue is one of the classiest stores to shop at. Saks carries the most up to date fashion trends and popular brands that everyone loves. Even the atmosphere of their stores lends an air of sophistication. But with good quality merchandise... ...comes a...

10 Smartest Ways to Save on HP Products

10 Smartest Ways to Save on HP Products

Technology changes so fast that no sooner than you buy your new computer, tablet, or smartphone... ...it becomes outdated. Let’s face it, electronics aren’t cheap! Finding ways to save on these purchases will ensure you are equipped with the latest and greatest in...

Tostan: Nonprofit Spotlight

Tostan: Nonprofit Spotlight

In December of 2016, something incredible happened in West Africa—something Tostan founder, Molly Melching could have only dreamed about. Imagine finding yourself in a crowd of hundreds of thousands of people from over 300 different communities. “Overwhelmed” might be...

Pencils of Promise: Nonprofit Spotlight

Pencils of Promise: Nonprofit Spotlight

You'll never look at a #2 pencil the same way again… When a small boy's answer to "What do you want most in the world?" was a mere pencil, the future founder of Pencils of Promise (PoP) was utterly touched. For Pencils of Promise, something as simple as a yellow #2...

The Home Depot Gift Ideas: Special Buy of the Week

The Home Depot Gift Ideas: Special Buy of the Week

Show your home a little extra T.L.C. Shop The Home Depot to find Special Buys of the Week, and you'll save up to 50% off select furniture that will supply your home with standouts from the Home Decorators Collection. If you're in the mood for a room makeover or...

Shop & Save at Vera Bradley this Holiday Season

Shop & Save at Vera Bradley this Holiday Season

The gift giving season is upon us! The holidays bring joy and happiness to many faces, until you see your bank account. Nothing kills the joy of holiday gift giving quicker than a pile of holiday bills. Don’t let financial worries ruin the most joyous time of year!...

Holiday Gift Giving Secrets With Nasty Gal

Holiday Gift Giving Secrets With Nasty Gal

Donald Trump may have coined the term “Nasty Woman” during the recent election, but the popular brand Nasty Gal has been a go-to for the fashion forward since its founding in 2006. Over the past 10 years, the brand has grown from selling vintage pieces on eBay to...

Camp Kesem: Nonprofit Spotlight

Camp Kesem: Nonprofit Spotlight

"We are so grateful for our partnership with Giving Assistant and their impactful support of children touched by a parent's cancer. The need for Kesem's services is far-reaching and touches every corner of our country."-Jane Saccaro, CEO, Kesem Giving Assistant...

Best Last Minute Gifts Ideas For Her (2020 Guide)

Best Last Minute Gifts Ideas For Her (2020 Guide)

Who says women are difficult to shop for? Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be a science. Make your shopping less stressful and her holiday more cheerful with these wonderful gift ideas for the lady in your life! Best Last Minute Gift Ideas For Her Soap and Glory Box...

The Best Tech Gifts of 2020

The Best Tech Gifts of 2020

In a technology dependent society, it is certain that a gift of technology will be a winner! Take a look at these really great and affordable technology gifts for the holidays. 1. AUKEY 20000mAh portable mobile battery pack For the one that is always on the go, this...

Giving Week: What You Need to Know

Giving Week: What You Need to Know

Want to learn more about Giving Week and how this yearly charitable awareness event is designed to help remind people to support a good cause. We got all you need to know PLUS a way to help you save money when you do your normal shopping online and be able to give...

10 Amazing Tips For Saving Money at Kohl’s

10 Amazing Tips For Saving Money at Kohl’s

People who shop at Kohl’s love to save money, so here are some tricks to help Kohl's customers save even more: 1. It’s best to shop at a specific time: 3 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday. On Friday nights and Saturday mornings, Kohl’s offers “Night Owl” and “Early Bird”...

Team Rubicon Global: Nonprofit Spotlight

Team Rubicon Global: Nonprofit Spotlight

Picture it: It's early October 2016… Haiti had just been devastated by Hurricane Matthew. Over the next several days, the death toll increased to 900. By the end of the month, over 1.2 million Haitians were in desperate need of food assistance. Less than 24 hours...

Best Ways to Save Money at Pottery Barn (2020 Guide)

Best Ways to Save Money at Pottery Barn (2020 Guide)

Who doesn't like shopping at Pottery Barn? Just hearing the name will bring on an urge to go on a shopping spree at this highly rated retail store. The beautifully staged photos in their world famous catalogs will cause the most disciplined shopper to toss frugality...

20 Saving Secrets for Shopping on Etsy

20 Saving Secrets for Shopping on Etsy

A home decorated with handmade furnishings and accessories invites a warm, cozy atmosphere that adds appeal and comfort. But what if you don't have the time (or the talent) to create charming homemade trinkets? Maybe you’re looking for that perfect gift, or a new...

How to Save Money With a Baby

How to Save Money With a Baby

Welcoming a tiny new addition to your family is a major milestone in life. Being financially prepared is one of the most important actions you can take to ensure a smooth transition into parenthood and beyond. The information offered here will help you lay a solid...

Zidisha: Nonprofit Spotlight

Zidisha: Nonprofit Spotlight

“We had been trying so hard to raise donations from individuals and foundations. It was surprising how easy, and how big of an impact Giving Assistant has had on us.”-Julia Kurnia, Founder, Zidisha Giving Assistant members are changing lives—even as far away as...

NuMe Products: Great Hair, Great Care

NuMe Products: Great Hair, Great Care

A great day starts with great hair. With NuMe products, you’re assured of having both. NuMe makes you and your hair look flawless with their quality haircare products. Ranging from hair straighteners to a wide variety of hair care products, NuMe is your one-stop-shop...

Best Build-A-Bear Sale Offers 2020

Best Build-A-Bear Sale Offers 2020

The Build-a-Bear sale is offering some great discounted products and clearance sale deals. In the sale event you can choose to buy Stuffed AnimalsKids clothingAccessories For the stuffed animals on sale you can choose by: CollectionOccasionsSports...

Giving Tuesday: What You Need to Know

Giving Tuesday: What You Need to Know

For many, the Holidays can be a reflective time for giving thanks for all we have in our lives; our family, our friends, the food on our table and the beauty of our planet. It’s also a time to think about how we can help those who are less fortunate. However, 1 in 8...

Best Backcountry Jackets (2020)

Best Backcountry Jackets (2020)

Brace yourselves, Winter is coming. However, these great Winter jackets from Backcountry for the whole family will make everyone feel warm when outside on a cold day. We’ve picked some of the best selling Backcountry jackets that not only look cool, but actually keep...

Halloween Costumes for any Budget

Halloween Costumes for any Budget

We don't know about you, but here at Giving Assistant we love Halloween and look forward to it every year. That being said, Halloween can be expensive! From costumes to party supplies to decorations to candy, it can all add up, fast. That's why we decided to share...

BH Cosmetics: Look & Feel Fabulous This Fall

BH Cosmetics: Look & Feel Fabulous This Fall

Founded in 2009, BH Cosmetics has made its home in sunny Los Angeles, California where it designs & develops its entire line of affordable makeup products perfect for professional makeup artists, makeup lovers and beginners alike. The company has gained traction...

Lord & Taylor: Shop smart, do good!

Lord & Taylor: Shop smart, do good!

What could be better than shopping at one of your favorite stores, getting great deals, and supporting a local non-profit organization at the same time? Not much. Lord & Taylor agrees, and with their #ShopSmartDoGood campaign, you can do all three! How does Shop...

Cash Back for Students

Cash Back for Students

Sure, college might be the best years of your life - but they’re also in the running for most expensive. What with skyrocketing tuition rates and the fact that you don’t get paid to study, chances are you’re a little strapped for cash. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a...

Best Cash Back for Fitness Fanatics

Best Cash Back for Fitness Fanatics

Staying fit ain’t cheap. $40-a-month gym memberships, $100 running shoes, $30 sports bras, and $20 bottles of whey protein - and that’s only the tip of the iceberg - can add up fast. Luckily for you, we’ve curated a list of stores where you can earn generous cash back...

The Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks: Names, Recipes & FAQ’s

The Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks: Names, Recipes & FAQ’s

There Are Some CRAZY Starbuck Coffee Drinks You Need to Try Once in Your Life While Starbucks offers a universal, standardized 'official' drinks menu, you can always indulge in what seems like an endless assortment of off-the-menu, custom Starbucks drinks orders....

How to Choose the Best Hair Extensions From Aliexpress

How to Choose the Best Hair Extensions From Aliexpress

Naomi Campbell, Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian. What do they have in common? Aside from being famous celebrities, they all harnessed the power of hair extensions to get the most out of their sexy locks. High quality hair extensions can add oomph, volume and length to...

Babies R Us Registry & Holiday Present Guide

Babies R Us Registry & Holiday Present Guide

Looking for a gift for a little munchkin in your life? Check all the little boys and girls off your list with gifts from Babies R Us. From plush stuffed animals to classic stories, there’s something for every child. And if you’re looking to populate a registry of your...

Barnes and Noble Holiday Present Ideas

Barnes and Noble Holiday Present Ideas

Do you have a bookworm or word nerd on your list? How about a film lover, incessant doodler or aspiring brewer? Don’t give a lump of coal--show your friends and loved ones they’re on the “nice” list with a gift that suits their interests from Barnes and Noble. Don't...

White House Black Market Holiday Dresses

White House Black Market Holiday Dresses

More than any other time of the year, the holidays are a time to get fancy. From red carpet worthy gowns to classic LBDs, WHBM has dresses to suit all holiday fetes. Take your pick, then get ready for your moment in the limelight. Don't forget to grab your White House...

Starbucks Store Holiday Gift Guide

Starbucks Store Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for making your list and checking it twice. As you hunt down the perfect gift for everyone on your list, check out the best coffee store treats and Starbucks Store coupons to save. From sweets, to coffee, to style, Starbucks has gifts to suit all...

How to Teach Kids About Healthy Eating

How to Teach Kids About Healthy Eating

It sure would be nice if there was a university parents-to-be could attend that offered courses with parenting tips in children’s nutrition and behavior. Yet, even after 4 years of vigorous studying on the matter, parents would almost certainly still be hit with a few...

Healthy Family Activities Ideas for All Ages

Healthy Family Activities Ideas for All Ages

Children today interact with so many electronics, they're more likely to stay glued to a TV, or their iPhone rather than blissfully run around outdoors. However, don't worry - these endlessly entertaining, healthy family games ideas we have will have them racing to...

Back to School Outfits to Stand Out from the Crowd

Back to School Outfits to Stand Out from the Crowd

Back to school outfits are of major importance to kiddos and teens. Remember when you'd agonize over what to wear your first day? We can definitely recommend considering the perfect outfit ideas we share below to help your kids feel confident and ready for a great new...

Self-Chilled Wine Glass Review: Trendy & Convenient

Self-Chilled Wine Glass Review: Trendy & Convenient

Hosting a dinner party at your place can be loads of fun, but it can also mean hauling around clunky ice buckets and serving rather watery alcoholic drinks. Sure, your friends will politely smile and say the wine is delicious, but what good is fancy wine if it's...

Ways to Go Green at Home

Ways to Go Green at Home

Find a super quick 5 list of ways to go greener at home that will leave you with a natural, energy saving, eco-friendly abode in just 48 hours! Home is a place to relax and feel safe. Find out how to stop exposing youself to toxic chemicals and racking up horrific...

4 Grilled Salmon Recipes – Health + Flavor!

4 Grilled Salmon Recipes – Health + Flavor!

Tired of the typical (rather dull) lemon and butter grilled salmon dish? We've got great news: these 4 zesty, fresh grilled salmon recipes will make you fall for fish all over gain. But wait, it gets better: we'll show you how salmon is packed with health enhancers...

Solar Powered Tent Review: Convenience or Hindrance?

Solar Powered Tent Review: Convenience or Hindrance?

The solar power movement is making a serious splash amongst eco-friendly individuals, and we have the scoop on the latest sunny trend: the solar powered tent. Designed to bring convenience and connectivity to your camping experience, the solar powered tent essentially...

Beach Packing List: The Organized Mom’s List

Beach Packing List: The Organized Mom’s List

Deeeeeep breaths - family trips to the beach will never again leave you tangled in towels and draped in heavy diaper bags; we're bringing you the ultimate beach packing list. With this meticulously organized checklist, you will finally spend more time splashing in the...

Canning Vegetables: All You Need to Know

Canning Vegetables: All You Need to Know

Does home canning sound like a chore? A task reserved for only those flawlessly organized and pulled-together? If so, you better prepare yourself for this - wait for it - canning is so easy and even (dare we say it?) downright fun. Everything tastes sweeter when it's...

3 Unique Guacamole Recipes to Inspire You

3 Unique Guacamole Recipes to Inspire You

There’s nothing like a creamy, salty, freshly whipped bowl of guacamole. Add some warm tortilla chips to this classic appetizer, and you have a dish sure to please any hungry guest. While guacamole is a treat you know will be a hit time and time again, the standard...

4th of July Nails: Sparkle like a Firework

4th of July Nails: Sparkle like a Firework

Let us simplify this for you: there are 3 types of 4th of July Nails. GlamorousClassyEffortless We have 6 designs perfect for any occasion. Add some drama to your look with bright colors and eye-catching stars and stripes. Or, keep it sophisticated with shimmering...

8 Chic Maxi Dress Summer Styles

8 Chic Maxi Dress Summer Styles

There’s something about a soft, airy maxi dress that gets us in touch with our earthy, hippie sides (without the whole hairy legs thing...although, technically, you could get away with it in a maxi. Just sayin’). We simply can’t help but embody that mellow, “it’s all...

6 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes for the Busy Cook

6 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes for the Busy Cook

A solid rotation of healthy crock-pot recipes is every busy cook's best friend. Let's be honest, wasting gorgeously perfect summer days slaving away in the kitchen is a serious no-no. Who would you rather be ... isolated, loner chef or summer's most social butterfly?...

Helicopter Parent Warning Signs & What to Do

Helicopter Parent Warning Signs & What to Do

There’s a fine line between a loving parent and helicopter parent. Being called a helicopter mom, or helicopter dad, seems like a notorious buzz word among families these days. Parents always come from a good place - a place of wanting the very best for their...

Best Summer Fashion Wardrobe Essential Must Haves

Best Summer Fashion Wardrobe Essential Must Haves

Tired of wasting summer days running errands? With these top 10 Summer styles for your family, you can online shop while lounging beachside. Freshening up your wardrobe for the new season requires a keen sense of style, an element of organization, and a frugal...

10 Homemade Father’s Day Gifts He Will Love

10 Homemade Father’s Day Gifts He Will Love

Let Dad know he's one-of-a-kind with one of these homemade Father’s Day gift ideas! It is time to show Dad just how deeply you love him, and we have the perfect DIY Father’s Day gifts to help you know how to do it. “Any man can be a father, but it takes a special...

Quinoa, Kale and Poached Egg Recipe

Quinoa, Kale and Poached Egg Recipe

We got a tasty, and easy to make in 10-minutes Quinoa, Kale and poached egg recipe. Ingredients 1 to 2 large eggs (optional: organic eggs)½ cup cooked quinoa1 cup baby kale (optional: organic greens)2 tablespoons of olive oil (optional: garlic-infused olive oil)1...

8 Asparagus Recipes that Taste Oh So Good

8 Asparagus Recipes that Taste Oh So Good

Don't like asparagus? Think again! These yummy asparagus recipes are both irresistible and 100% worthy of your love. Did you spend your childhood dinners sneaking asparagus underneath the table to your dog? “Wow, Sarah ate all her asparagus! Good job, sweetie,” your...

10 Healthy Habits to Lose Weight Naturally

10 Healthy Habits to Lose Weight Naturally

Adopt these 10 Healthy Habits to Lose Weight easily and feel confident all summer long. We are so thrilled summer is approaching: lounging poolside with a pina colada in hand, diving under the salty waves at the beach. But, wait a second. There is one part of this...

10 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Tech Geek

10 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Tech Geek

Tech Lovers and Tree Huggers: 10 Must-Have Eco-Friendly Gadgets Don’t get us wrong, we love a good gadget. Yet, with such a vast, ever-growing selection of new products to choose from, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s why we are bringing you our Top 10 favorite...

Green Grilling Tips for Eco-Friendly Grilling

Green Grilling Tips for Eco-Friendly Grilling

We have all the green grilling tips to make your favorite Summer meal an eco-friendly, healthy one that is good for you and the environment! Biting into a refreshingly sweet, juicy watermelon slice. The savory, messy experience of eating ribs off the bone. Buttery...

3 Easy Paleo Pancake Recipes

3 Easy Paleo Pancake Recipes

Paleo pancakes with blueberries We’re bringing you 3 easy paleo pancake recipes so outrageously delicious, it almost seems wrong that they’re healthy. Coconut Pumpkin Paleo Pancakes Ingredients 1 tbsp melted coconut oil2 cups organic pumpkin puree2 eggs¼ cup coconut...

5 Best Homemade Fermented Foods to Make

5 Best Homemade Fermented Foods to Make

There are loads of benefits to lacto-fermentation; from the health benefits to the sustainability factors. This time we thought we'd share with you five of these fermented foods you can make easily at home for a fraction of the cost of what you would pay for them in...

Healthiest Whole Grains to Eat

Healthiest Whole Grains to Eat

Embracing a diet based upon making nutrient-rich choices means selecting carbohydrates that not only taste good, but also fit within a household's budget. Healthy grains also need to satisfy additional dietary concerns (such as food allergies, weight loss, and other...

Where to Buy Beef Tallow

Where to Buy Beef Tallow

Beef tallow has been a staple cooking ingredient used in kitchens around the world for centuries. Beef tallow is definitely still in high demand, especially with new diets like the carnivore diet which lists beef tallow as an approved food for people who eat just meat...

Kombucha FAQ’s

Kombucha FAQ’s

Drinking kombucha is one of those healthy, fermented drinks that everyone loves to do for the refreshing taste and the probiotic health benefits. We love that you can even get certified B Corp companies like Brew Dr Kombucha. We had some questions about Kombucha and...

The Clean 15 & Dirty Dozen List of Foods

The Clean 15 & Dirty Dozen List of Foods

People are always looking at how to buy the best food they can. We know from past organic food awareness campaign, Grocery Store Wars, it is best to try buy organically grown foods, like organic fruits and organic vegetables. However, you want to try buy organic...

How Much Do You Pay for a Dozen Organic Eggs? [Update]

How Much Do You Pay for a Dozen Organic Eggs? [Update]

Years ago, we asked our friends on Facebook, "How Much Do You Pay for a Dozen Organic Eggs?" and we received a ton of responses. We learned that most respondents paid around $3.50 for a dozen organic eggs. The lowest price paid was $2 for a 12-count. Raising your own...

Best Yogurt Maker (2020 Review)

Best Yogurt Maker (2020 Review)

We've been searching high and low for the best, high quality, most economical yogurt maker to buy that will help anyone dive into the wide world of making their own fresh yogurt. Thanks to asking people on Facebook, many have offered some great suggestions on which...

Costco Organic Food FAQ’s

Costco Organic Food FAQ’s

We cannot get enough organics to stay in business day in and day out.Source: Costco CEO Craig Jeline Shopping at Costco Wholesale can be a great way to get all your monthly grocery supplies at good prices. (Top Tip: Look to see if you can earn cash back at Costco...

Green Pastures Coupon Code (Plus) Rare Discount Sale

Green Pastures Coupon Code (Plus) Rare Discount Sale

This was a flash sale on high vitamin butter oil and cod liver oil from supplement company, Green Pasture. Edit: Not sure what happened to the previous sale page link (it seems to have disappeared off their site), but I double-checked and the sale prices I mentioned...

How to Make Natural Lip Balm Tutorial

How to Make Natural Lip Balm Tutorial

Making lip balm is quick and easy when you know how. It’s also a useful and enjoyable homemade gift ideas for mothers day. I hope this tutorial will encourage you to try making some of your own! This DIY recipe was created to make a fairly solid balm, more like a...

Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Some might think "rustic" is just a fancy way of saying - "I make mashed potatoes with the skins on", which some might think is being a lazy cook. That is far from the truth! Because the potato skins not only house most of the nutrients in the potato, but they also...

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

As I began working on this recipe, I quickly began to doubt the wisdom of this particular recipe assignment for the Have a Healthy Holiday event. See, the thing is... I'm a not a baker (shhh). I can cook wonderfully healthy food. I can make some main dishes that taste...

Honey Whole Grain Dinner Rolls Recipe

Honey Whole Grain Dinner Rolls Recipe

Fresh out of the oven, you can see that one has already been buttered! Though we usually just bake bread, dinner rolls are so delicious and moist and make for such a lovely change of pace. These honey whole grain dinner buns are moist, lightly sweet and truly amazing...

5 Best Thanksgiving Gift Ideas

5 Best Thanksgiving Gift Ideas

Thanksgiving is one of the best times of year to catchup with family you love. This is also a time when people would like to show their love for others by giving them a gift. We have a list of DIY thanksgiving gifts that we think will help inspire you. If you enjoy...

Natural & Eco-Friendly Laundry Soaps Price Comparison

Natural & Eco-Friendly Laundry Soaps Price Comparison

All of the laundry soap brands listed below are considered to be natural and eco-friendly. I also wanted to compare prices, because no matter how well something works, for most of us price is still a major deciding factor. Below is a chart that compares 6 natural...

Easy Homemade Salsa Tutorial

Easy Homemade Salsa Tutorial

Summer is truly here when the garden produces enough ingredients for a batch of homemade salsa. What can be better than chopping fresh vegetables, stirring a huge colorful pot full, and relishing the wonderful aroma that fills...

US Wellness Meats: 15% Off with Coupon Code

US Wellness Meats: 15% Off with Coupon Code

Did you know that US Wellness Meats often has a 15% off coupon code hidden in their newsletter? For example to get one week's code, you had to open the article by Catherine Ebeling so that you can read the full thing. There were red letters hidden in the text, and...