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  • San Diego Fair Savings!

    San Diego Fair Savings!

    The Fair is coming to town this June 5 thru July 5, 2015 and that means loads of fun ahead!  This year’s theme is “A Fair to Remember: a Celebration of World’s Fairs and Balboa Park.”  They’ll commemorate “the centennial anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in Balboa Park, and the great traditions and […]

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  • Dealing With Homework Blues

    Dealing With Homework Blues

    This is a re-post: Your kid’s homework regiment gettin’ you down? It seems as if school children today take home a considerable amount of homework and we parental types are more and more questioning how necessary their load truly is!  As “SDBM” I try to share tips to help parents save both time and money, so while this this post’s topic is a bit different, it still is on […]

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  • San Diego EarthFair 2015 – April 19

    San Diego EarthFair 2015 – April 19

    Planning some spring family fun on a budget?  Well, here is a free San Diego event for the entire family: The annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world, each year drawing around 60,000 visitors.  EarthFair will take place on Sunday, April 19 from 10am to 5pm. It will feature more than […]

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  • Minecraft – Food for Your Brain

    Minecraft – Food for Your Brain

    My 10 ten-year old son (and Minecraft enthusiast) wrote this fun blog post! Did you know that video games can be good for you? Some people are surprised to find out that Minecraft is actually beneficial for children for three main reasons: to educate yourself, solve problems, and practice cooperation. First of all, Minecraft is very […]

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  • Free Trip to Catalina on Your Birthday – 2015

    Free Trip to Catalina on Your Birthday – 2015

    Free Ride on Your Birthday Program If you live or are planning to visit Southern California and you are not aware of this birthday freebie, listen up! One of the coolest birthday freebie promotions out there involves an island, the Pacific Ocean, and loads of fun. The Catalina Express just announced that it is extending its Free Ride on Your Birthday […]

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  • Welcome The Regal Luxury Theater Carlsbad 12!

    Welcome The Regal Luxury Theater Carlsbad 12!

    I was thrilled to attend the preview events for the grand opening of The Regal Luxury Theater Carlsbad 12! The location (north of San Diego, California in Carlsbad) just happens to be very convenient for me and the fam, so it looks like I have found a new stomping ground for family entertainment! The upgrade […]

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LEGOLAND: FREE Admission for Teachers

LEGOLAND: FREE Admission for Teachers

FREE Admission for Teachers – 2015!! Do you see what I see? Email your favorite teacher and tell him/her that they can go to LEGOLAND for free this upcoming May 2, 3, 9, 10, 30 or 31. This deal is valid for K-12 California classroom teachers. Have you been there lately? Discover over 60 rides, […]

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Free Comic Book Day at SoCalComics

Free Comic Book Day at SoCalComics

Saturday, May 2nd 2015 marks the annual Free Comic Book Day event for the comic industry and Southern California Comics (in San Diego) will host a spectacular party for all attendees! This is a free event open to all ages and everyone is welcome to attend. This event will feature free comics for all participants, […]

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Baskin Robbins BOGO Deal

Baskin Robbins BOGO Deal

OK, here is the scoop: Baskin Robbins just celebrated its 70th birthday—as well as its famous “31 flavors.” The party isn’t over, as Baskin-Robbins shops all over the country are offering a great BOGO offer with this great coupon! Show them some ‘Like’ luv on their Facebook. and be sure to ‘Like’ San Diego Bargain Mama, where we often […]

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Great Gifts for Mother’s Day

Great Gifts for Mother’s Day

The following post includes affiliate links. I am not sure if you are like I am, but I love being surprised with thoughtful and meaningful gifts. I am not one for flowers or chocolates just because it is Mother’s Day, but, rather, an event or a treat that I wouldn’t have guessed was coming my way!  Here are a […]

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7 Date Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank for Mother’s Day

7 Date Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank for Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day, all your wife wants is to feel loved, appreciated and cared for..

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MOJO Back With Ryte Spark Giveaway!

MOJO Back With Ryte Spark Giveaway!

  The following is a sponsored post/giveaway. Some wonderful folks from Ryte Spark approached me sharing that they had a way to help me boost my energy, suppress my appetite, enhance my mood, and give me the spark I need to get through the day! My ears and eyes were open. Then the package arrived! A complete product system for morning, noon, […]

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Tax Day Freebies and Deals, 2015

Tax Day Freebies and Deals, 2015

I need a break from taxes, and a tax break, too! I guess some discounts on Tax Day will do. The following are some local businesses that will offer discounts and freebies on Tax Day, 4-15-15.  Be sure to call your local storefronts before you head on over. Also, if you have heard of any other deals, please leave […]

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