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  • Summer Survival Guide for Parents

    It’s something many parents don’t want to hear while their kids are on summer break: “I’m bored!” To help offer some ideas to keep your little ones off their phones and active this summer, Newswatch 16 turned to educator, mother of three, and blogger Jenna Urban of Dunmore. Jenna offered tips on everything from managing screen time to teaching your kids entrepreneurship and shared new games on the market to get your kids outside and active. Click here for Jenna’s […]

  • Tailgating Tips

    Whether it’s outdoor concerts or football games, tailgating before a big event is quite popular in our area. These types of activities really start heating up toward the end of August and the beginning of fall. To help you take your parking lot palooza from a chump to a champ, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teamed up with a pro on Friday in Dunmore. Bargain mom and blogger Jenna Urban shared ideas ranging from ways to “game” your tailgating or homegating […]

  • Hot Toys for the Summertime

    Along with being a day to remember those who fought and died for our country, Memorial Day is also considered the unofficial kick off of the summer season.  And that means time to head to the lake or pool! Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey made a splash on Monday with a look at some hot floats for the summertime.  Ryan teamed up with bargain mom and blogger Jenna Urban in Dunmore. Below are some of the items Jenna spotlighted and more […]

  • Thinking Outside the Basket: Unique Easter Gift Ideas

    When it comes to Easter, getting creative with those perfect presents for the kiddos isn’t always easy. But help is here! Bargain mom and super shopper Jenna Urban teamed up with Newswatch 16 This Morning on Wednesday. Jenna joined Ryan Leckey in Dunmore to highlight some unusual Easter gifts ranging from DIY treats to creative Easter basket ideas. Head here to be directed to Jenna’s creative holiday suggestions. By the way, if you need some more DIY Easter ideas, be […]

  • Help to Return Holiday Gifts

    DUNMORE — Help is here if you had some gifts go wrong this Christmas. Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey has a few tips from a pro to make the holiday returns easier. If your Christmas was a little chaotic or maybe you got a gift you just weren’t feeling, don’t let that unwanted present become problematic. It’s time to think: holiday returns! Bargain Mom and Supper Shopper Jenna Urban said, “Look online. Know the return policy. Do you need to have […]

  • Black Friday Game Plan: Shopping Tips from a Bargain Mom

    If you’re among the many in our area planning to shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, Newswatch 16 has some inside tips from bargain mom Jenna Urban to help you bag bargains. Jenna joined Newswatch16’s Ryan Leckey Thanksgiving morning to offer some “news you can use” ideas to help you maximize your time and money while you’re out and about. If you’re planning to shop at our area’s brick and mortar stores, Jenna suggests downloading the free smartphone app “Flipp.” Essentially, […]

  • Score Deals While Holiday Food Shopping

    When it comes to scoring sales on your holiday shopping spree especially when you`re the one responsible for feeding everyone, should you shop at bulk stores or grocery stores? Here are tips from a bargain hunter to maximize your money! From paper products to potato chips, hamburgers to hot sauce, a lot of us love having all sorts of food to scarf down at our holiday parties but the bill to pay for it can sometimes make you queasy.  So […]

  • Fourth Of July Shopping Tips

    Frugal living expert Jenna Urban and owner of Buckingtown Bargains, helped Newswatch 16 find last minute deals on a holiday food shopping spree.  The mother of three from Dunmore offered a variety of tips before you make a mad dash to the store including checking out coupon sites for deals.  Those sites are: Coupons.com, Redplum.com, and Smartsource.com.

  • After Christmas Sales & Returns

    Whether you’re looking to bag bargains the day after Christmas or have those gift exchanges go smoother,  Newswatch 16 can help.   Super shopper and mother of three Jenna Urban shared some of her secrets and sale suggestions that she’s been searching for over the past 24 hours.  Plus, provided info. on ways to make money from those unwanted gift cards.  Check out her website for all the tips!

  • How To Be A “Deal Detective” On Black Friday

    Super shopper & mother of three Jenna Urban of Dunmore shared some shopping secrets today on Newswatch 16.  Jenna owns Bucktown Bargains and works to help  moms and families save money.  Check out this clip to learn how to navigate those holiday sales on Black Friday.  For other tips including coupons, check out Jenna’s website here.

  • Black Friday Tips: Best Deals

    Bagging big bargains on Black Friday is all about a shopping strategy.  Check out this clip to see what bargain mom Jenna Urban from Bucktown Bargains suggests when it comes to stocking up on sales. 

  • Black Friday Tips: Top Toys

    The top toys of 2012 are out for Black Friday.  Check out this clip to see what’s hot this year.  For other shopping strategy tips from bargain mom Jenna Urban, click here.