Black Friday Store Hours and Ads for 2012!

My newest post Black Friday Store Hours and Ads for 2012 is up now at

Black Friday is just days away!  To check out my go-to post for a go-to guide for all of this year’s awesome Black Friday goodness, check out A Lot On Your Plate!

Happy Tuesday!

- Jessica

Fab Find: 2 for $5 Kitchen Accessories at JoAnn Fabric

Joann Fabric

Today’s Fab Find is pretty awesome and due to the quality of the products, a pleasant surprise! JoAnn Fabric now Carries a line of kitchen accessories specially priced at “2 for $5″ (or $2.50 each).

I just recently find out a JoAnn Fabric came to my area, so i jumped on the info ran over. Those of you who are lucky to have one of these stores near you, i definitely recommend checking it out.

The kitchen accessories range from dish towels, napkins, and coasters, to magnetic notepads for the fridge, and more!  You can mix & match these items. They come in a few differant varieties of designs and the quality is pretty great.

If your on the market for little accents for your kitchen, then this is the place for you.

This “2 for $5″ deal is only available in-stores. For more info on JoAnn Fabrics check out their site here! Follow them on Twitter @JoAnn_Fabric.

Happy Shopping!

- J

Dine on a Dime: Restaurant Value Meals III

Happy Saturday Everyone! Here we go, the next installment of Dine on a Dime.  I hope you are finding these tips helpful!



Ihop: Introducing, Ihop’s 7 for $7, for a Limited Time Only.

What This Meal Includes: Choose from 7 different meals like Nutella Crepes or the new Cheesy Western Omelette for just $7 dollars!

For More Info: Check out for the full 7 for $7 menu and don’t forget to follow them on twitter here!

Chili's Bar & Grill

Chilis Bar & Grill: Treat yourselves to a night out with Chili’s 2 for $20!

What This Offer Includes: Choose (1) appetizer to share; Select 2 full-sized entrees. This offer excludes Hawaii & Alaska (Sorry guys), Chili’s 2 for $20 is a really good deal.

For More Info: Check out Chili’s 2 for $20 menu by clicking here!  Follow them on twitter @Chilis.

Happy Dining!


Dine on a Dime: Restaurant Value Meals II

As promised, here is another installment of Dine on a Dime!  Today, A Lot On Your Plate features 2 more very awesome chain restaurants, P.F. Changs and The Olive Garden.


P.F ChangsP.F. Changs China Bistro:  You can’t go wrong with P/F Changs 20 lunch combos under $10 served Monday-Saturday before 4pm.

What this meal includes:  Your lunch combo includes one order of steamed white rice (for $1 extra, upgrade to fried) and your choice of soup or salad alongside your main dish.  Choose between beef, chicken, seafood, and much more!   Click here for the full lunch menu!

For More Info: Check out P.F Changs China Bistro for details and follow P.F Changs on twitter @PFChangs.

Olive Garden

Olive Garden Italian Restaurunt:  For a Limited Time, get $5 off any 2 dinner entrees.

What this meal includes: N/A

For more infoClick here to print the $5 coupon!  Dont forget to follow @OliveGarden on twitter to receive updates on upcoming offers!

Happy Dining!

- J

Dine on a Dime: Restrauant Value Menus

Who says date night or family night out should be expensive? Dine on a Dime was created with the affordable and budget friendly in mind. This is the place to check out awesome dining ideas that don’t break your wallet or your spirit.  These awesome offers come from Outback Steakhouse and T.G.I.Fridays!


Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse: For a Limited Time, Outback Steakhouse is offering a “3 Course Steak Dinner” for just $11.99 per person.

What this meal includes:  your choice of a soup or signature Side Salad, (1) oz. Sirloin Steak w/ a dressed baked potato, and (1) Cinnamon Beignet (pronounced ben yays).

For More Info: Head over to or click the picture above!  Dont forget to follow Outback Steakhouse on twitter @Outback for updates on more offers!


T.G.I.Fridays:  Pick 2 for $10.

What this meal includes: (1) Entrée and your choice of appetizer or dessert.

For More Info: Check out or click the picture above! Dont forget to follow T.G.I.Fridays on twitter @TGIFridays.

Check back for more Dine on a Dime ideas!

Happy Dining! – J

Limited Time Offer: Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle

Update: This offer has expired.

I’m loving this! For a Limited Time Only, Yankee Candle is offering their sampler votive candles & tart potpourri’s for just $1 each!  Talk about thrifty shopping.

Choose from fragrances like Cottage Breeze, Beach Flowers, Lemon Lavender, and one of my personal favorites, Bahama Breeze.

(Shown Below: Bahama Breeze Votive Sampler)

Bahama BreezeYankee Candle is always offering great deals on their stuff.  I definitely recommend checking out their stuff.

For more info on this offer and other awesome deals & sales from Yankee Candle, check out

Follow Yankee Candle on twitter here!

Happy Shopping! – J