Tuesday, November 30, 2010

FREE SAMPLE: Seattle's Best Coffee!!


Visit the Seattle’s Best Coffee Facebook page, “Like” them, then click on the “Levels” tab at the top. Scroll down and take the "Find Your Level" quiz to request a FREE 1.75 oz sample of their coffee.

Hurry! Only 1,000 available!!

(Thanks, Hip2Save!)

Pampers Gifts to Grow: New 100 Point Code!

Here's an awesome 100 point code available for your Pamper's Gifts to Grow account!!
  • LoveComesEarlyT - worth 100 points
If you're not already a member, sign up HERE and start earning points today. You'll earn points for every purchase of Pampers diapers, training pants, or wipes! Plus -- there are lots of FREE codes to score! It's FREE to join and they have a lot of great items you can redeem your points for like photo prints from Shutterfly, a Dora or Diego potty seat, magazine subscriptions, toys, books, puzzles, and more!

FREE Redbox Movie Rentals!!

Wanna snag a free movie the first Monday of every month from Redbox? Text the word: DEAL to 727272 and on the first Monday of each month you'll receive a FREE Redbox movie code via text. (Standard text messaging rates apply.) Learn more HERE.

Here are 3 Redbox promo codes you can use right now to get Free Redbox Movies:
  • BREAKROOM
  • DVDONME
  • DVDATWAG (Walgreens locations only)
Note: Remember that you can use each promo code above once PER debit/credit card. So 3 credit cards = 3 free rentals with the same code!!

Gas-X Prevention Moneymaker @ CVS + Sample!

Click HERE to request a FREE sample of Gas-X Prevention! Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.

You can also score a great moneymaker at CVS this week on Gas-X Prevention. Here's how you can run the deal...

Spend $20 on any Gas-X product, get $10 ECB (limit 1)

Buy 4 Gas-X Prevention 20ct @ $6.29 each (regular price)
- 20% off CVS coupon (will deduct $5.04)
- 4) $4/1 IP coupons (will require access to 2 computers)
Pay: $4.12
Receive: $10 ECB
Final Cost: FREE + $5.88 moneymaker!!

---- or ----

Buy 4 Gas-X Prevention 20ct @ $6.29 each
- 4) $4/1 IP coupons (will require access to 2 computers)
Pay: $9.16
Receive: $10 ECB
Final Cost: FREE + $0.84 moneymaker!!

**To print your 20% off CVS coupon, just head over to the CVS Facebook page, “Like” them, then click on the “Holiday Pass” tab and enter your ExtraCare card number to print an in-store coupon good for 20% off your next purchase. Valid on all non-sale items thru 12/3!

FREE Morton's Sea Salt at Walmart!

Here's yet another freebie you can score with coupons this week. You'll need to head to Walmart for this one. Here's what I got...

2 Morton's Sea Salt 4.4 oz. @ $0.88 each
- 2) $1/1 coupon from the 11/14 RP
Final Cost: 2 FREE!!

Please note: Some areas had the salt priced at $1, so still free after coupon. Also, my cashier adjusted the coupons down, but it might depend on the cashier. You'll want to be prepared for a small overage in case the coupon is deducted at full value.

Kroger Run with Expiring Coupons!

Once again, there are some great freebies to be had using coupons from the 10/31 P&G that expire today! This is your last chance to use up your stash. And if there was ever any doubt about the importance of collecting multiple inserts, this should clear it up for you. There are often deals where you HAVE to buy multiple products in order to get the best price. And when a good deal comes around -- especially a FREE one -- it's a great opportunity to stock up!! One freebie vs. 10 freebies. You do the math! :P

4 Secret Deoderants @ $2.29 each
- 4) .50/1 coupons from the 11/28 P&G (doubled to $1 each)
Final Cost: $1.29 each <-- not a great price, but wait....

4 Olay Body Wash 18oz. @ $5 each
- 4) $5 off Olay wyb Secret from the 10/31 P&G (expires today!)
Final Cost: 4 FREE!!

4 Olay Quench Body Lotions @ $5.47 each
- 4) FREE lotion wyb body wash from the 11/28 P&G
Final Cost: 4 FREE!!

Total Before Coupons: $51.04
Total After Coupons: $5.16

MAIL-IN Rebate Amount: $20 for spending $50 on select products
Total Moneymaker for all 12 items: $14.84!!


**** Buy 4 Save $4 GM PROMO ****
Buy 4 participating items, get $4 off instantly. Prices reflect discounted price after promotion.


4 Boxes Participating GM Cereals @ $1.49 each
- 2) $1/2 coupons from the 11/14 GM
- 3) .75/1 Cookie Crisp ecoupons
- 1) .75/1 Multigrain Cheerios ecoupon
Final Cost: $0.24 each

6 Pillsbury Cookie Doughs @ $1.49 each
- 3) $1.25/2 blinkies
- 3) $1/2 ecoupons
Final Cost: $0.37 each!

2 Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls @ $1.49 each
- $1/2 coupon from the Randall's $70 Savings book (expires today!)
- $0.40 ecoupon
Final Cost: $0.79 each!
* Coupon beeped but cashier pushed it through. Weird.

Got back a $3 OYNSO for buying 6 Pillsbury and two $1 OYNSO's for buying Pillsbury (not sure which ones triggered these.) So all 8 Pillsbury items were FREE plus $1.20 moneymaker!!

So I basically got everything in the picture (after coupons, catalinas, and MIR) for FREE + $15.08 moneymaker!! Woohoo!!

(Thanks Katy Couponers for many of these matchups!)

Walgreens Freebies - Today Only!!

Here's another run I made after reading the Katy Couponers blog this morning. All the coupons in the 10/31 P&G are expiring today, so this is a great way to use up your stash before they become useless tomorrow. Here's what I got at Walgreens....

2 Vicks NyQuil Sinex @ 2 for $10
- 2) $4/1 coupons from the 10/31 P&G (expires today!)
- $5 RR received wyb 2
Final Cost: 2 FREE + $3 moneymaker!!

Puffs Tissues @ $1.69
- FREE Puffs wyb 2 Vicks coupon from the 11/28 P&G
Final Cost: FREE!!

2 Secret Trial Size @ $0.99 each
2 Olay Body Wash @ $4.99 (buy one get one 50% off sale)
- 2) $5 off Olay when you buy Secret 10/31 P&G (expires today!)
- $2.50 for 50% off sale on 2nd body wash
Final Cost: All items for FREE + $0.54 moneymaker!!

2 Olay Body Lotions @ $4.99 (buy one get one 50% off sale)
- 2) FREE lotion wyb Olay body wash 11/28 P&G (deducted $4.99 twice)
- $2.50 off for 50% off 2nd lotion
Final Cost: 2 FREE + $2.50 moneymaker!!

Pampers Cruisers @ $7.99
- $2/1 Walgreens register receipt coupon (catalina type)
- $1 RR received
Final Cost: $4.99
* There's also a $1/1 coupon in the 11/28 P&G

I paid $5.03 OOP and got back a $5 register reward and a $1 register reward. So I got everything in the picture for FREE + $0.97 moneymaker!! HAPPINESS!!

Free Cough Drops and Puffs @ HEB - Today Only!

OK, so my husband heads back to work tomorrow (off for the last 5 weeks after heel surgery), so I took advantage of my last day to shop without a wiggly toddler on my hip! And I'm soooo glad I did because I scored some MAJOR freebies and moneymakers. Here's what I got at HEB. Keep in mind that this deal requires some coupons that expire TODAY!

10 Vicks VapoDrops 20ct. @ $0.99 each
- 10) $1/1 any Vicks coupon from the 10/31 P&G (expires 11/30)
Final Cost: 10 FREE + 0.10 overage towards other groceries

5 Puffs with Vicks Tissues @ $1.98 each
- 5) FREE Puffs wyb any Vicks coupon from the 11/28 P&G
Final Cost: 5 FREE!!

3 Taster's Choice 7 ct. sticks @ $0.96 each
- 3) $1/1 coupons found inside previous packages
Final Cost: 3 FREE + $0.12 overage towards other groceries
* These boxes did not contain more $1 off coupons, so I guess I'm done rolling this deal.

So I basically got everything in the picture for FREE and actually made $0.22 towards my other groceries. Make sure you pick up something else -- bread, milk, veggies, etc. -- for possible overage on this deal.

Monday, November 29, 2010

FREE Vicks VapoDrops at HEB!

Here's a last-minute cough drop deal for you. There's a $1 off any Vicks product coupon available that expires 11/30 -- that's tomorrow! But if you take this coupon to HEB tomorrow, you can use it to score FREE 20 ct. Vapo Drops. These are priced at just $0.99, so FREE after coupon. This is a great way to use up the coupon before it expires!

Vicks VapoDrops 20 ct. @ $0.99
- $1/1 coupon from the 10/31 P&G (expires 11/30)
Final Cost: FREE!!

UPDATE: Make this deal EVEN better when paired with the following coupon.... (Thanks Katy Couponers!)

Puffs Facial Tissues @ ?? (coupon is good up to $1.99)
- FREE wyb any Vicks product coupon from the 11/28 P&G
Final Cost: FREE!!

FREE SAMPLE: Biolage Volumatherapie!

Click HERE to request a FREE sample of Biolage volumatherapie Shampoo and Conditioner. Request page is in the form of a pop-up window, so make sure you have your pop-up blocker disabled before you click the link. While supplies last.

12 Days of Whataburger - Starts 11/30!!

Here's a great deal for all you Whataburger fans (my hubby included!!) Head over HERE to sign up for the 12 Days of Whataburger promotion. Starting November 30th - December 22nd, Whataburger will email you a dine-in only coupon every other day for FREE Whataburger goodies!! FREE fast food?? Sign us up!! :P

Cellfire Cyber Monday $5 Giveaway!

Don't forget to log in to your cellfire account today for a chance to win a $5 coupon towards your next purchase at any Kroger family store! I didn't win one this time around, but who knows, you could get lucky!! Promotion ends at 5 PM (PST) today! So hurry!

FREE Nivea Body Wash + More at Target!

Total cost for everything in the picture above: $0.94!!

If you still have any of the $3 Nivea Men's Bodywash coupons left from the 10/17 Red Plum, then you're in luck! Target has the 16.9 oz. body wash priced at just $2.99, so FREE after coupon!! The coupon expires tomorrow, though, so you'll want to hurry! Here's what I got today -- as well as some other items you can score this week at your local Target.

6 Nivea for Men Bodywash 16.9 oz. @ $2.99 each
- 6) $3/1 coupons from the 10/17 RP (expires 11/30)
Final Cost: 6 FREE + $0.06 moneymaker!!

3 Nescafe Taster's Choice 7 ct. Sticks @ $1 each
- 3) $1/1 coupons found inside packages
Final Cost: 3 FREE!!
*Plus 3 more $1 off coupons for more FREE coffee!!

Gas-X Extra Strength Chewables 18 ct. @ $3.99
- $3/1
Target web coupon, plus
- $1/1 coupon from the 11/7 SS
Final Cost: FREE!!
*There's also a $3/1 manufacturer's IP coupon available if you don't have the $1 insert, but this one will need to be adjusted down.

4 Holiday Paper Bags @ $0.25 each


-------------------- TARGET DEALS --------------------
Week 11/28 - 12/4

Buy 2 select Ponds, Vaseline, or Suave products = $5 Target Gift Card
Deal Scenario #1:
Buy 2 Pond’s Towelletes 40 ct Bonus Packs @ $5.19 each
- 2) $1.50/1 IP coupons found HERE or HERE, plus
- 2) $1.50/1
Target web coupons
Pay $4.38
Get back a $5 Target Gift Card
Final Cost: FREE + $0.62 moneymaker!!
Deal Scenario #2:
Buy 2 Vaseline Bonus Size Lotions 31.8oz @ $5.19 each
- 2) $1/1 coupons from the 11/14 RP, plus
- 2) $1.50/1 Target web coupons
Pay $5.38
Get back a $5 Target Gift Card
Final Cost: 2 for $0.38 or $0.19 each!
NYC New York Color Minute Nail Polish @ $1.72
- $1/1 Target coupon found on Coupons.com (90210 zip), plus
- $1/1 IP coupon
Final Cost: FREE!

Nivea Men’s Body Wash 16.9oz. @ $2.99
- $3/1 coupon from the 10/17 RP (Exp. 11/30)
Final Cost: FREE!

Air Wick 40-Hour Candle Cherry Tart or Warming Spice @ $2.99
- $3/1 coupon from the 11-14-10 SS
Final Cost: FREE!!
* There's also a $2/1 coupon in the 10/24 SS or $2/1 IP. Using this coupon will make the candle $0.99!

Suave Naturals 15oz Shampoo & Conditioner @ $0.97
- $1/1
Target web coupon
Final Cost: FREE!!

Suave Deodorant 24-Hour Protection (Powder) 1.4 oz @ $0.97
- $1/2
Target web coupon, plus
- 2) .50/1 coupon from the 11-14-10 RP
Final Cost: 2 FREE!!
* Found in regular deodorant aisle - not trial size


Vaseline Lip Therapy Cherry Flavor @ $1.02 (Travel Section)
-$1/1 IP coupon
Final Cost: $0.02 each!!

Vaseline Intensive Rescue Lotion 10oz @ $2.69
- $1.50/1
Target web coupon, plus
- $1/1 coupon from the 11-14-10 RP
Final Cost: $0.19 each!!

Skinny Cow Cups @ $1.22
- $1/1 IP coupon
Final Cost: $0.22 each!!

Cool Whip 8oz Tub @ $0.99
- $0.50/2 Target web coupon, plus
- $1/2 IP coupon
Final Cost: 2 for $0.48 or $0.24 each!!

Suave Professionals Shampoo or Conditioner for Men @ $1.92
- $1/1
Target web coupon, plus
-.50/1 coupon from the 11-14-10 RP
Final Cost: $0.42 each!!

Select Nabisco Crackers (Wheat Thins, Ritz, Triscuits, etc.) @ $2
- $1/2
Target web coupon, plus
- 2) $1/1 coupons from the 11-14-10 SS
Final Cost: $0.50 each!
* Some areas received $1/2 in the 11/14 SS, there's also a $1/2 IP. Using this coupon will make the crackers $1 each!


Seventh Gen. Multi-Surface Concentrated Cleaner 28 oz. @ $2.79
- $1/1
Target web coupon, plus
- $1/1 coupon from the 8/8 RP, $1/1 IP (spray or wipes), or $2/2 any IP
Final Cost: $0.79 each

Sonicare Essence Electric Toothbrush @ $39.99 (price cut!!)
- $10/1 coupon from the 11/21 SS or IP, plus
- $10/1
Target web coupon
Pay $19.99
Submit for the $10 rebate found in the 11/21 SS
Final Cost: $9.99!!
*That's a $70 toothbrush for just $10!!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

A few other CVS & Walgreens Deals!

There are a few other good CVS & Walgreens deals you can score this week. Here's what you can get!

CVS DEALS 11/28 - 12/4

Complete Multi-Purpose Solution 12oz. @ $9.99 (limit 1)
- $9.99 ECB
Final Cost: FREE!

Buy 2 Revlon nail clippers @ $2.99 each
- 2) $1/1 Revlon Beauty Tool IP coupons
- $5 ECB wyb
2 Revlon cosmetics or Beauty Tools (limit 1)
Final cost FREE + $1 moneymaker!

Suave Invisible Solid 1.4oz @ $0.89
- $0.50/1 coupon from the 11/14 RP
Final cost $0.39

Hershey’s or Mars singles 1.08-2.17 oz @ Buy 2 get 1 Free
- Buy two get one FREE Dove chocolate single bars IP coupon
Final Cost: 3 for the price of 1!

UNADVERTISED POSSIBLE ECB DEALS!!
There are reports that these two items are FREE after ECB's this week. I haven't confirmed this yet, so you'll want to check at your local CVS.

Old Spice Fresh Collection Deodorant @ $4 (limit 1)
- $4 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE!!

EOS Lip Balm @ $2.99 (limit 1)
- $2.99 ECB received
Final cost FREE!


WALGREENS DEALS 11/28 - 12/4

2 Vicks NyQuil Sinex @ 2 for $10
- 2) $4/1 coupons from the 10/10 PG
- $5 RR received wyb 2
Final Cost: FREE + $3 moneymaker!!

2 Vick’s Dayquil or Nyquil 20 ct or 10oz @ 2 for $10
- 2) $1.50/1 coupons from the 10/10 or 10/31 PG
- $5 RR received wyb 2
Final Cost: $1 each!

Puffs Facial Tissues @ $1.69
- FREE Puffs (up to $1.99) when you buy 2 Vicks 11/28 P&G
Final Cost: FREE!!

Quaker Instant Oatmeal 10 or 12 pk @ 2 for $5
- 2) $1/1 coupons from the 9/12 RP
- $2 RR received
Final Cost: $0.50 each!

M&M’s 9.9-12.6oz @ 4 for $10 (Buy 4)
- 2) $1/2 Holiday M&M’s coupons from the 11/14 RP
- $5 RR received when you spend $10
Final Cost: $0.75 per bag!

-- or --

M&M’s 9.9-12.6oz @ 4 for $10 (Buy 4)
- 1) $1/2 Holiday M&M’s coupons from the 11/14 RP
- 2) $1/1 Pretzel M&M's IP coupons
- $5 RR received when you spend $10
Final Cost: $0.50 per bag!

Salonpas Pain Relief Patch 5′s @ $5.99
- $5.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Folgers Coffee 11.3oz @ 2 for $5 (Buy 2)
- $1/2 Walgreens coupon found in the December coupon booklet
- 2) $1/1 coupons found in 11/7 RP
Final Cost: $1 each!

Domino Sugar (confectioners or light brown) 1lb @ $0.69 with in-ad coupon
- $0.35/1 IP
Final Cost: $0.34!

Breathe Right Advanced 2pk (trial size) @ $0.49 with in-ad coupon
- $1.50/1 coupon from the 10/17 RP
Final Cost: FREE!
*This coupon might need to be adjusted down. Hand over in-ad coupon last for possible overage.

Walgreens Pantiliners 22 ct. @ 2 for $1 with in-ad coupon
Final Cost: $0.50 each!!

Ricola Drops 19-24ct @ $2.29 BOGO sale
- $0.50/1 Walgreens coupon from the December coupon booklet (will deduct $1)
- $1/2 coupon from the 10/17 SS
Final Cost: 2 for $0.29 or around $0.15 cents each!

Dulcolax Balance (7 day Supply) @ $6.99
- $2/1 Walgreens coupon from the December coupon booklet
- $3/1 coupon from the 9/12 SS
Final cost only $1.99!
*The $8/1 Dulcolax IP coupon is still available, but will need to be adjusted down.

Bic Lighters including Multi Purpose, Lumine Candle Lighter @ $2.99
- $1/1 coupon from the 11/7 SS
- $1/1 Walgreens coupon from the December Coupon Booklet
Final Cost: $0.99!

Scotch packaging Tape @ 2 for $3
- $0.50/1 IP Coupon
Final Cost: $1!

3M Command Adhesives and Hooks @ 2 for $3
- $1/1 from the 10/3 SS
Final Cost: $0.50!

Walgreens Run 11/28!

So I had quite a few issues with cashiers and managers today, but my trip to Walgreens was a breeze!! Here's what I got!

2 Vicks DayQuil Sinex @ 2 for $10
- 2) $4/1 coupons from the 10/10 P&G
- $5 RR received wyb 2
Final Cost: 2 FREE + $3 moneymaker!!

Puff's with Lotion @ $1.69
- FREE Puffs when you buy 2 Vicks 11/28 P&G
Final Cost: FREE!!

Pamper's Cruisers @ $7.99
- $2/1 coupon (catalina coupon printed during previous check-out)
- $1 RR received
Final Cost: $4.99

2 Command Adhesive Hooks @ 2 for $3
- 2) $1/1 coupons from the 10/3 SS or 11/14 SS
Final Cost: $0.50 each!!

3 Ramen @ 3 for $1 (used as filler items)

So I basically got everything in the picture for $3.99!! Woohoo!!

Please note that the $4 Sinex coupons expire on 11/30 and there is also a $1/1 Pampers coupon available in the 11/28 P&G, which would make the diapers $5.99. Also, be careful not to use any of the P&G register rewards you earned during the Black Friday sale, as they will likely void your P&G register rewards from printing on this transaction.

Easy Ups Deal at CVS!

I scored a great deal on Pampers Easy Ups at CVS today, but it wasn't without its problems. Pampers Cruisers and Easy Ups Jumbo packs are priced at $8.99 in the sales-ad this week. The first CVS I went to had them ringing up at $11.99 each. They didn't have any sales ads in the store, and I didn't have mine with me, so I had them void my transaction and I went to another store.

At the second store, the same Easy Ups were ringing up $12.49. (Huh???) When I showed them the sales ad, they claimed that only size 5's were ringing up $8.99, but they reluctantly did a price modification so I could get the sales price from the ad. But when my Extra Care Bucks didn't print (buy $20 worth of select items, get $5 ECB), the manager tried to say I wouldn't get the ECB's because the Easy Ups I bought weren't actually on sale. LOL What???

After I explained (once again) that they
WERE on sale, according to the sales ad, particularly since the ad didn't state that only size 5 was on sale, she huffed and told the cashier to just give it to me. Lots of eye-rolling and sighing -- Argh!!! RUDE!!

Anyway... when all was said and done, I got a great price. Here's how I ran this deal...

3 Pamper's Easy-Ups @ $8.99 = $26.97 Total
- 3) $1.50/1 coupons from the 11/28 P&G
- $5 off $15 purchase coupon (CVS receipt coupon)
- $4 ECB for spending $20 coupon CVS Holiday book (expires today)
Total: $18.09
Paid: $9.97 in previous ECB's and $8.12 OOP
Got Back: $5 ECB and $4 ECB
Final Cost: $3.03 each!!

Note: My CVS store had some of the CVS Holiday books behind the counter, so if you didn't get one in the mail, it might be worth asking for one. But remember -- the $4 ECB coupon expires today! And you can only use one per card.

Hallmark Coupon Wrapping Paper deal!

If you managed to print the $10 off $10 purchase coupon available for Hallmark Crown Gold stores awhile back, or if you have the $5 off $5 coupon found in select December issue magazines, you can score a great deal on wrapping paper! Here's how I used my coupon....

Buy 2 rolls of Hallmark 45 sq. ft. Holiday Wrapping Paper
Buy 1 @ $4.99 regular price, get 2nd roll for $0.99
Total: $5.98
- $5 off $5 purchase coupon from Woman's Day Magazine (Dec. 2010)
Total: $0.98 or $0.49 each!!

The cashier did try to tell me that I couldn't pair the wrapping paper offer with t
he coupon, but when I asked her to read the back of the coupon, which actually says you may use the coupon on in-store specials, offers, and sales, she finally agreed that I could use it. So remember to speak up!

Hallmark also has their mini Keepsake ornaments priced at $7.95, so just $2.95 after $5 coupon! These are cute, but tiny. We decided on the paper instead.

$5 off $5 purchase coupons can be found in the following December issue Magazines:

  • Woman’s Day
  • O The Oprah Magazine
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • Real Simple
  • Redbook
  • Family Circle
  • Midwest Living
  • Food Network

Friday, November 26, 2010

Hidden Coupons in the Thanksgiving Paper!!

If you bought a newspaper on Thanksgiving day to view all the Black Friday ads, you'll want to make sure you scour through it thoroughly before tossing it out. Hidden in the pages are some great coupons you'll definitely want to clip! Here's what I found...

MCDONALD'S COUPONS

FREE Small McCafe Caramel Mocha (no purchase necessary!)
Buy one McGriddles Sandwich get one FREE
Buy any Breakfast Sandwich get FREE small Caramel Mocha
Buy one Regular Menu Sandwich get one FREE
FREE Smoothie or Frappe with purchase of any breakfast menu item
FREE small McCafe Coffee with purchase of any Breakfast Platter
FREE small Hot Chocolate with purchase of a Cinnamon Melts
Buy one 6 pc. Chicken McNuggets get one FREE

** Free McCafe Caramel Mocha coupon found on seperate page from other coupons. All coupons expire 12/31/10. $1 menu items excluded.


WHATABURGER COUPON

Buy one Whataburger get one FREE! (looks like a sticker!)


MACY'S COUPON

$10 off your purchase of $25 or more! (40% off!)
valid 11/26 or 11/27 until 1 PM
Good on all sale & clearance apparel and select home items.
Cannot be used on specials or super buys.
*There are actually 2 of these -- one in the Macy's sales ad and one in the actual newspaper.

Unfortunately, I wasn't able to photograph a few of the coupons because we already redeemed them! LOL Free coffee = Happiness! :D

Walgreens 3 Day Sale - Ends Tomorrow!!

Did you check out the Walgreens Holiday ad this week? CRAZY amount of freebies in there, y'all! But beware. Walgreens can call their Register Rewards "JINGLE CA$H" all they want -- sounds fun, right? -- but they're still Register Rewards. And they can be a major pain in the rump if you collect too many. So choose carefully. Ask yourself if you really need the item or if it's worth the amount of register rewards you'll have to roll in a future transaction. Or better yet, roll them in multiple transactions during this sale, if you can (break up your purchases into several transactions, and use 'jingle cash" earned from 1st transaction to pay for 2nd transaction, and so on).

Still... this is a great week if you're just getting started or don't have many coupons collected! Here's what you can get thru tomorrow. I've highlighted my own purchases!

Olay Body Wash 10oz @ $3.49
- $1/1 coupon found in 10/31 PG
- $2.50 RR
Final Cost: FREE!

Secret Scent Expressions Body Splash 3oz @ $3.49
- $3.50 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Best Deal Scenario:
Buy 1 Secret Scent Expressions Body Splash @ $3.49
Buy 1 Olay Body Wash @ $3.49
Total: $6.98
Use $5/1 Select Olay Product with Secret Purchase coupon from the 10/31 PG
Pay: $1.98
Receive: $3.50 RR and $2.50 RR
Final Cost for Both: FREE + $4.02 moneymaker!!!

Colgate Total Advanced or Enamel Strength toothpaste 4oz @ $2.99
- $1/1 coupon from the 9/12 SS
- $2.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE + $1 moneymaker!!

Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste 4oz @ $2.99
- $1/1 coupon from the 10/31 PG
- $3.00 RR received
Final Cost: FREE + $1.01 moneymaker!!

Thermacare Heat Wraps trial size, neck, shoulder, & wrist @ $2.49
- $1/1 coupon from the 9/26 RP or IP
- $2.49 RR received
Final Cost: FREE + $1 moneymaker!!

Bic Soleil Bella or Flex4 Disposable Razors 3pk @ $2.99
- $2/1 coupon from the October All You mag. or IP
- $2 RR received
Final Cost: FREE + $1 moneymaker!!

Centrum Silver 30ct. @ $4.24
- $2/1 coupon from the 9/12 RP
- $3.25 RR received
Final Cost: Free + $1 moneymaker!!

2 Liter Dr.Pepper, 7up, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, or Hawaiian @ $0.99
- $0.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Oral-B Indicator toothbrush $2.25
- $2.25 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Gum Eez-Thru Flossers 90pk @ $2.25
- $2.25 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Old Spice Fresh Body Spray 4oz @ $3.99
- $3.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Gillette Fusion Proseries Skin Care 1.7-5oz @ $5.49
- $5.49 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Nivea for Men Shave Gel 7oz @ $2.99
- $3.00 RR received
Final Cost: FREE + $0.01 moneymaker!

Just for Men 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner 8oz @ $4.99
- $4.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Scunci Hair Elastics @ $1.99
- $1.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Advil PM 4ct @ $0.99
- $0.99 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Robitussin ToGo DM 2ct @ $2.49
- $2.49 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Fiber Choice Fruit Tablets 10ct @ $2.49
- $2.49 RR received
Final Cost: FREE!

Herbal Essences Hair Care 5.7-12 oz @ $2.49
- .50/1 coupon from the 11/14 RP
- $1.50 RR received
Final Cost: $0.49!

Dial for Men Body Wash 16oz @ $3.99
- $3 RR received
Final Cost: $0.99!

Color Studio by Hallmark Gift Wrap, 50 sq. ft
Buy 1 @ $1.99 get 2 FREE!!
Final Cost: $0.66 per roll!! <--- great price and great filler!

Scotch Tape 3 pk. @ $0.99 with in-ad coupon

* great price and great filler!

2 Nivea Active 3 Body Washes @ $2.50 each ((redeemed raincheck!))
- 2) $3/1 coupons from the 10/17 RP (cashier didn't adjust down)
Final Cost: 2 FREE + $1 moneymaker!

So I basically got everything in the picture for FREE and made a profit of $2.07!! I'm hoping to hit the store one more time tomorrow just to roll some of the register rewards I earned today by purchasing some of the items I skipped.

** Sale prices valid thru Saturday November 27th

CVS 3 Day Sale - Ends Tomorrow!

First, I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving. Mine was nice -- saw family, ate 'til I was sick, and got some shopping in -- but I'm utterly exhausted and looking forward to some rest and relaxation! Black Friday was a bust for the most part. I didn't really find a lot of great deals, but I also wasn't very prepared, and we didn't bother getting up at 3 a.m. to score early bird specials. (Are the birds even up at that hour???) Plus, most stores started their big sales on Thanksgiving day, so many of the good deals we were hoping to score this morning were already wiped out.

Our first stops were at CVS and Walgreens, though, and we managed to find a few freebies still in stock. Here's what we got at CVS this morning, as well as a list of other freebies and moneymakers you can score through tomorrow! I've highlighted the ones I bought.

Colgate Sensitive toothpaste 6 oz. @ $3.99 (limit 2)
- $0.75/1 coupon from the Oct. All You
- $3.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE + $0.75 moneymaker!!

Philips in-ear headphones or universal remote @ $6.99 (limit 1)
- $6.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE!!

Advil PM 4 ct @ $0.99 (limit 1)
- $0.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE!!

Excedrin migraine, PM or Extra Strength 8 ct @ $0.99 (limit 1)
- $0.99 ECB received

Final Cost: FREE!!


Eucerin Daily Skin Balance Lotion 8.4 oz @ $6.99 (limit 1)
- $1/1 coupon from the 11/7 RP
- $6.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE + $1 moneymaker!!

LA Looks 20 oz styling gel $2.99 (limit 1)
- $2.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE!!

Herbal Essence Hydralicious shampoo or conditioner 10.1 oz @ $3.99 (limit 2)
- .50/1 coupon from the 11/14 RP
- $3.99 ECB received

Final Cost: FREE + $0.50 moneymaker!!


Renpure Organics shampoo or conditioner @ $4.99 (limit 2)
- $4.99 ECB received

- $4.99 for Mail-in Rebate (hangtag found on shampoo)

Final Cost: FREE + $4.99 moneymaker!!


Listerine Pocketpaks 3pk @ $2.99 (limit 2)
- .50/1 coupon from the 10/10 RP
- $2.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE + $.50 moneymaker!!

Carmex lip balm .15-.35 oz @ $0.99 (limit 1)
- .30/1 coupon from the 11/7 SS
- $0.99 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE + $0.30 moneymaker!!


Old Spice Fresh Collection or Gillette Odor Shield deodorant @ $4 (limit 1)
- $2/1 Gillette coupon from the 10-31 P&G
- $4 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE + $2 moneymaker!!

Reese's Singles @ $0.79 (limit 5)
- $0.79 ECB received
Final Cost: FREE!!

Mars King Size candy @ $1.59 (limit 5)
- $1.59 received
Final Cost: FREE!!

Xtra Laundry Detergent 28 Loads @ $1.99 (limit 1)
- $1 ECB received
Final Cost: $0.99!!

Total after coupons + tax came to $12.78. Handed over $11 in Extra Care Bucks from previous purchases, paid $1.78 out of pocket, and got back $14.95 in Extra Care Bucks! (This included $1 for using my Green Bag Tag.) And I'll also mail off for the $4.99 Renpure rebate. So I basically got everything in the picture above for FREE and actually made a profit of $7.16!!
Happiness! :D

-- Sale prices Valid thru Saturday 11/27 --

** Please Note: I finally returned my recalled CVS reusable bag today. The manager claimed he hadn't heard anything about the recall but happily swapped out my bag for a new one at no charge.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Kroger Run 11/23 Buy 4 Save $4 Promo!

OK, so the Kroger ad runs through Thursday this week instead of Tuesday, so you have an extra 2 days to snag some of these deals. Many of you may be too busy to make the trip, but it's still worth sharing, as I'm super happy with this run and I'm not likely to post any other personal shopping trips until well after Thanksgiving. Anyway... here's what I got...

3 Suave Deoderants @ $0.88 each (Sweet Pea & Violet Scent)
- 3) .50/1 coupons 11/14 RP (manually entered & doubled to $1 each)
Final Cost: 3 FREE + $0.36 overage

Martha White Muffin Mix @ $0.99
- .35/1 IP (zip code 90210) (tripled to $0.99)
Final Cost: FREE!!

2 McCormick Gravy Packets @ $1.09 each
- .25/2 coupon from the 11/7 RP (tripled to $0.75)
Final Cost: $0.72 each
** Dad's smoked turkey means no drippings for gravy!

5 Duracell Coppertop Batteries 4 pk. (AA & AAA) @ $1.98 each
- 4) $1.50/1 coupons 11/4 RP (limit 4 like coupons per transaction)
- $3 OYNSO received wyb $15 worth (based on pre-sale price!!)
Final Cost: $0.18 each!!

Jenni-O Turkey 13.37 lb. @ $0.25 per lb.
(with $20 additional purchase)

Final Cost: $3.34!!

**** Buy 4 Save $4 GM PROMO ****
Buy 4 participating items, get $4 off instantly. Prices reflect discounted price after promotion.


Fiber One Yogurt 4 pk. @ $1.49
- .50/1 coupon from the 11/7 SS or 10/3 GM (doubled to $1)
- $1 ecoupon
Final Cost: FREE + $0.51 overage

Betty Crocker Boxed Muffin Mix @ $1.49
- .50/1
IP or 10/3 GM (doubled to $1)
- .50 ecoupon
Final Cost: FREE + 0.01 overage

(1) Trix and (1) Cinnamon Toast Crunch @ 1.49 each
- $1/2
IP
- .55/1 cellfire ecoupon (Cinnamon Toast Crunch)
- .55/1 shortcuts ecoupon (Trix)
Final Cost: $0.44 each!!

2 Cookie Crisp Cereals @ $1.49 each
- $1/2
IP
- 2) .75/1 ecoupons
Final Cost: $0.24 each!!

2 Pillsbury Pie Crusts @ $1.49 each
- .50/2 coupon 11/21 SS, 11/14 GM, or 10/10 SS (doubled to $1)
- .50/2 ecoupon
Final Cost: $0.74 each

2 Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls @ $1.49 each
- 2) .35/1 coupons from the 9/12 GM (tripled to $1.05 each)
- .40/2 ecoupon
Final Cost: $0.24 each!

2 Pillsbury Value Size Sugar Cookie Doughs @ $1.49 each
- $1.25/2 Blinkie (found in the cookie section)
- $1/2 Ready to Bake ecoupon
Final Cost: $0.37 each

Then I recieved a $3 OYNSO for buying 6 Pillsbury Refrigerated baked goods (making all 6 items FREE + $0.30 moneymaker!) and a $3 OYNSO for spending $15 (based on pre-sale price) worth of Duracell batteries. So I basically got everything in the picture for $5.86!

Thanks to Katy Couponers for most of these match-ups!

FREE SAMPLE: Starbucks Natural Fusions Coffee!

Here's a new free sample for you from the walmart.com site! Click HERE to request a FREE sample of Starbucks Natural Fusions Coffee! Yum! Allow 4 weeks for delivery.

If you're interested, you can also go HERE to print a $1.50/1 coupon.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Pampers Gifts to Grow: New 5 Point Code!

There is a new 5 point code available for your Pamper's Gifts to Grow account!!
  • Novemberthanks5 - worth 5 points
If you're not already a member, sign up HERE and start earning points today. You'll earn points for every purchase of Pampers diapers, training pants, or wipes! Plus -- there are lots of FREE codes to score! It's FREE to join and they have a lot of great items you can redeem your points for like photo prints from Shutterfly, a Dora or Diego potty seat, magazine subscriptions, toys, books, puzzles, and more!

Recipe: Pumpkin Dump Cake!

I thought I'd share one of my favorite Thanksgiving dessert recipes this morning. This one will be an instant hit at your down-home Thanksgiving get-together! It's simple and deliciously sweet -- much like pumpkin pie, but better, with the addition of pecans, a crunchy, buttery, cookie-like crust, and moist cream cheese whipped topping. Pumpkin dump cake will make your tummy THANKFUL!

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Ingredients:
1 can (29 oz.) pure pumpkin (not pie filling)
1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp. cinnamon (or pumpkin pie spice)
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup melted butter

Mix first 6 ingredients until well blended, pouring batter into a 9 x 13 baking dish sprayed with Pam. Sprinkle dry cake mix on top of batter and then cover with pecans. Pour melted butter over top. Bake for 50-60 minutes at 350°F. (Check for doneness in the center.. if cake mix is gooey, give it more time. It's meant to be a bit crunchy. You want a dark golden color all over.) Cool. Top with whipped cream cheese icing.



Cool Whip Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients:
1 8 oz. block cream cheese
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1 8 oz. tub of Cool Whip

Blend cream cheese until smooth. Cream with powdered sugar. Fold in Cool Whip. Store in refridgerator.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Personal Update....

So... we finally snagged our BOGO Starbucks today. A Gingerbread Latte for me and White Chocolate Peppermint for the hubby... pictured above with 2 Shipley's Donuts --neither frugal nor diet-friendly, although this certainly doesn't diminish my love for them! :P

It honestly wasn't the most frugal deal, if you ask me. The BOGO deal, I mean. A tall coffee at Starbucks costs nearly $4 after tax, so $2 per cup after BOGO. Still, it was good for the soul. And I certainly needed it after finding out last night that I'm officially jobless again. *sigh*

It's not entirely tragic. I only made around $400 a month and it'll give me more time to spend with my own children -- time to organize too, shop, blog, maybe lose a few lbs. But it's sad because my "job" was to watch 2 children I truly love with all my heart and I'll miss them. It's been a blessing to help them grow and blossom over the last 3 years. And I honestly can't imagine watching anyone else's children, as these two felt so much like my "own". But it was time for them to move on. I understand that. Hopefully I'll still see them from time to time.

So I probably won't look for other children to watch for a while. I'll have to find other ways to make money, though, so back to surveys and lots of couponing. In a way, it's exciting! It's back-to-basics scraping! I've always been good at pinching pennies and "making it work". It'll be fun to see what I can do. Looking on the bright side is my specialty.