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Everybody loves duct tape. Suzy used to joke with her youngest son that he could fix anything with duct tape – and now it’s just the vogue. Stylish, as in some people go to proms in duct-tape outfits. And, the colors. Wow! So Suzy found a contest for you – and a chance for you to win some Lowe’s gift cards. You have to take pictures, so keep it clean (this is a family thing after all) – and share with Suzy too. Let’s see how creative you can be.
Have some fun with duct tape
We all know how versatile duct tape is – and now it’s available in a plethora of snazzy colors. Earth 911 has teamed up with Lowe’s for a “Duct Tape Reuse Challenge” which could put some money in your pocket.
Just go to Earth911 on Facebook for all the details of the contest – which runs through August 15th – for a chance to win a $250 Lowe’s gift card – or a $100 or $50 Lowe’s gift card.
Just take a picture of your best duct-tape fix-it-up and send it in.
We want to see what you have preserved, repaired or given a second chance with duct tape! Upload a photo of your most creative fix for a chance to win a gift card to keep your repair mojo going. Submit your photos through midnight, PST, August 15th. Then, we’ll pick the finalists and open the contest to a public vote through August 22nd to choose the winners.
Only persons residing in United States who are at least 18 years of age can enter.
August 15, 2012 @ 11:59 pm (MST)
Good luck, creative and resourceful Suzy friends! Can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Money smart tips
Kentucky’s Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is offers consumers tips for being money Smart in honor of the agency’s 100 years serving Kentucky.
Here are tips regarding your debt:
• Avoid debt that does not help build long-term financial security.
• If you have multiple loans, pay off the loan with the highest interest rate first.
• Know that some types of credit are more expensive than others. Consider alternatives to more costly services.
• Internet payday loans are illegal in Kentucky and these lenders are not licensed. Do not do business with an online payday lender that has no physical location in Kentucky.
• Advance fee schemes – where a company requests an up-front payment for “insurance” or the “first payment” – are illegal. Often no loan is provided after the fee is collected.
Family fun at the Legends
The Legends will play four games against West Virginia, starting tonight at 7:05 p.m. It’ll be a worry-free evening for those with peanut allergies – no peanuts, sunflower seeds or any foods prepared with peanut oils in sight so those fans with allergies can enjoy the game and the concessions. It’s also Free Hot Dog Night for Kids – visit a Meijer store to pick up your voucher before the game.
Tomorrow is Thirsty Thursday! Beer and Pepsi products are $1 each. Game time: 7:05 p.m.
Friday is Reading Night. Five thousand reading posters and 1,000 toothbrushes will be given away as fans come through the gates. Also, the first 1,000 fans age 12 and under will receive a chest protector backpack giveaway. In addition, the Legends’ “Big L” invites everyone to help him celebrate his birthday Friday night. A Ford Fireworks show will follow the game which starts at 7:05 p.m.
On Saturday The Fur Circus will provide entertainment, and another Ford Fireworks after the game. Game time 7:05 p.m. Boy Scouts will camp out at the ballpark after the game.
Todays featured deals
Still time to get in on the iPad giveaway at Coupons.com – go on over and check out the 240 printable coupons available. Among them:
• Save $1 ON FIVE Totino’s Crisp Crust Party Pizza® Products
• SAVE 75¢ ON THREE when you buy THREE BOXES any flavor/variety Betty Crocker® Fruit Shapes, Fruit by the Foot®, Fruit Gushers® Fruit…
• SAVE 50¢ ON TWO when you buy TWO BOXES any Nature Valley® Granola Bars (5 count or larger) OR Nature Valley® Granola Thins
• SAVE $3.00 on any Glade Expressions® Fragrance Mist starter kit
• SAVE 40¢ when you buy SIX CUPS any variety Yoplait® Yogurt
• SAVE $5.00 on any Glade Expressions® Oil Diffuser starter kit
• SAVE 40¢ ON TWO when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Crescent Dinner Rolls
• SAVE $1.00 off any Jif® Hazelnut Spread
• SAVE $1.00 ON TWO when you buy any TWO BOXES Cheerios® cereals listed: Frosted Cheerios® • Apple Cinnamon Cheerios® • Banana Nut Cheerios
• SAVE 75¢ ON THREE when you buy THREE any flavor Hamburger Helper®, Tuna Helper® OR Chicken Helper® Home Cooked…
• SAVE $0.55 On Nature’s Own Sandwich Rounds
• SAVE $1.00 on any two Ziploc® Brand bags
• SAVE 40¢ ON TWO when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Sweet Rolls OR Grands!® Sweet Rolls
• SAVE 50¢ when you buy ONE BOX Original Cheerios® cereal (the one in the yellow box
Happy shopping, Suzy friends. Be smart about your money – it is yours, after all.