Thursday, January 31, 2008
Two coupon inserts this Sunday. I also got my All You [1-year subscription] magazine this week. They always have great coupons throughout the magazine. This is one magazine that is well worth the cost! Severeal B1G1F coupons in it this month.
I have a quiet morning here at home today. I will do some Dr office work and tackle my taxes I think.
The Big Comfy Couch Children's TV Show - freebies mailed to you
COFFEE-MATE - Special Offers - Stir Up Something New - free coupon for Coffee mate.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Organic Valley Coupons - printable coupons shared by blogger Kim from A Frugal Single Mom
Dogs Love BarksalotBistro - free sample for your dog
http://fatlip.us/freestuff.php - free stuff
NutriPals® Registration Thank You - printable coupon
A Full Cup - Coupon Generator if you have a Super Target, go here and print out the 50cents off 2 cheese. go buy the individual packages of string cheese and they will be free!!!
Auntie Anne's Pretzels Free pretzel day this coming Saturday!!
CVS Online Pharmacy Store $3 off $15 at CVS
Sisterly Savings: Target Deals 1/27-2/2 go here to learn about a good dog food deal at Target!!
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Request A Free Product Sample - free sample
Purex - free sample... these are great to have around to take along on vacations
Offers - coupons for VIVA paper towels, promotions and special offers - printable coupon!!
Minute Maid® - get you money back for the new Pomegranate Blueberry Juice .... Click the link to find out how!!
http://www.bordersmedia.com/coup/coupon40200129.htm - printable coupon for 40% off at Borders
Lovin our Large Family - Monday Giveaway: Apron from Marie-Madeline Studio- I am trying to win this apron. I love retro style aprons!
Monday, January 28, 2008
- U.S. entries only please!
http://www.febreze.com/sites/en_US/febreze/noticeables/images/MBG_Form.pdf - refund form for all your money back from Febreeze
Chocolate Turtle Chex Mix® - choclate turtle Chex Mix sample
http://188.8.131.52/default.aspx?ITEMID=1 - free sample of toothpaste
Good Cause Greeting Catalog Request - free card
Sam's Club - Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers - free diaper
Clinique Clinique Happy™ wishes for Valentine’s Day. - free sample
It's my BLOG and I'll cry if I want to - check out this blog I read!
Saturday, January 26, 2008
If you haven't gotten the coupon for a free Promise Activ 4-pack, the link goes live everyday at noon EST, 11 am Central Time, 10 am Mountain Time, and 9 am Pacific time. The first 500 get the coupon. I signed up for mine today!
Two coupon inserts in Sunday's paper.
Friday, January 25, 2008
http://janecosmetics.com/coupons/coupon%20only.pdf $2 printable coupon for Jane cosmetics
Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour - this wii game is on sale today! Buy now for an upcoming birthday or Easter basket!
Barbie Magnetic Fashions: Book and Playset (Barbie Magnet Kit) - these are great for car trips!! I used to keep on in my trunk for restaurants too!
Castle: Medieval Days and Knights (A Sabuda & Reinhart Pop-up Book) - a great little gift for a little boy's imagination!
Wishing Stars (Klutz) and Button Rings (Klutz) are great little craft kits at a terrific sale price! Save them for Easter or Christmas.
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Print Your Coupon - printable Stayfree coupon
Coupon Landing Page $8.00 coupon from Iams
http://www.thehomedepotclinics.com/welcome/?utm- sign up for the Home Depot welcome pack and get coupons!
CVS Online Pharmacy Store - $4 off $20 at CVS
Five for Fighting - go here and watch the video. Five For Fighting will donate money to Autism research for every view.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
How Did Your Hear About Febreze: NOTICEables - coupons
Fiber One® Cereal free sample of a yummy flavor!
Country Bob's All Purpose Sauce-BBQ Sauce-Seasoning Salt-Steak Sauce an oldie but a goodie... sent to by blog reader Kim.
Monday, January 21, 2008
Here is all the free stuff I got this weekend. The Pamprin was a sample I got in the mail and the deodorant and shampoo were free at Target after coupons. I used the printable coupon that I posted the other day for the Suave. I think I will go back and print a few more. Nothing wrong with a little extra shampoo sitting in the closet!! Especially when it is free!!
Kotex® - free sample
Garden of Life Extraordinary Health Newsletter Sign Up - green tea sample
K-Y® Brand Keep Life Sexy™ this Valentine's Night - a place to express your own sexy mantra. - adult sample
Dove® pro·age™ samples registration - free sample
TeenFreeway.com - Free Sample Kit for Teens! - free sample
Join the Salada Tea Lovers Club and earn a free box of Salada Tea. Purchase 6 boxes of Salada Green or White Tea (any size or type), cut the UPC from each box and mail along with your name and address to: Salada Tea Lovers Club1 Hansen Island Little Falls, NY 13365 (borrowed from Refundcents.com)
Harvest Surprise: Home $1 printable Juicy Juice coupon
About Arby's: Investor Relations - join here to "Maybe" get a free Arby's sandwich!
http://www.completemultipurpose.com/freesample/ - free sample
Friday, January 18, 2008
Krispy Kreme - free dozen when you buy a dozen
Netflix Online Movie Rentals - Rent DVDs, Classic Films to DVD New Releases - free trial from Netflix
Costco MEMBERSHIP Motivano - Join Costco.com and get a $10 credit usable on a future purchase via coupon code "motivano". Offer ends February 28th. Costco has a liberal return policy and will refund your membership fee in full at any time if you are dissatisfied.Costco MEMBERSHIP UW Alum - to get in store coupons
Play 'n Win: The Ultimate Family Sweepstakes - enter to win
Sweeps_Entry - enter to win
There are 3 coupon inserts coming in this Sunday's paper. When I looked at the CVS ECB's I have I realized they did not expire until 2/5/08 so hopefully I will find some more great deals by then. If not, I will buy things I can always use like deoderant and laundry soap. Here are a few new CVS printable coupons.....
CVS Online Pharmacy Store - $3 off $15
CVS Online Pharmacy Store - $15 off $75
CVS Online Pharmacy Store - $5 off 30
CVS Online Pharmacy Store - $4 off $20
Thursday, January 17, 2008
I have been a stay at home mom for almost 8 years. At first, I did lots of refunds, shopped with coupons to save on my grocery budget, sold extra coupons and filled out surveys for a few extra dollars. 2 1/2 years ago, I found a work from home job working for a Dr office. It gave me the extra money I was looking for without having to put my kids in daycare. This was the answer to my dreams.. still be home with my kids but have a small income. BUT... if I found this job... could I find more ways to make a few extra dollars? I love having extra money so that we can take a vacation from time to time and I can shop for nice things from time to time.
I started blogging over a year ago just because I wanted to share the great deals I found with some of my friends. As time went by, I actually was able to create a pretty good blog following. The wheels got rolling... maybe I could make money from my blog too!! I search for ways to do this. One way I found was here.... get paid to blog. I signed up a long time ago but never really did anything with it. A few weeks ago, my friend Stacy sent the link to me again. It got me thinking that maybe I should check out Pay per Post to see if I could really make money. I have read other blogs that used get paid to blog and it looked simple. So.. here I am giving it a shot. If you are a blogger, why not try it out. Who can't use a few extra bucks each month? Click here get paid to blog and at least look at the opportunities they have for you.
This sure does beat picking up aluminum cans or delivering phone books for a few extra bucks!!! Trust me, I know! I have done them both!!
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Wednesday, January 16, 2008
PARTIDA TEQUILA - free tshirt
Energizer® PowerSource - Powering Today's Family. - printable coupon
Veggie Pirates Fan Club - very cute website for kids!!
Knaack L.L.C. Survey Thank You! - free hat
KFC Online Coupons by Creative Alliance - printable coupons to KFC
Print a coupon - b1g1f pepsi printable coupon
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Pucker Up Baby! - cold sore treatment and tshirt
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Request Mailing Labels - free address labels
Bar Keepers Friend, A Friend For Life! - free sample
Walmart.com - GLAD Microwave Steaming Bags - free sample
Coach's Oats - FREE SAMPLE! - free sample
http://www.cheer4me.net/cart/MailingList.htm - free cheerleading gift
http://www.perfectporkloin.com/pdfs/coupon.pdf - printable coupon for pork
Monday, January 14, 2008
Coach's Oats - FREE SAMPLE! - free cereal sample
NewCom Computer Solutions (Lufkin, Texas) - free t shirt
Beech Nut Baby Food - free baby bowl
Purple - free drink sample
Work It, Mom! A Community for Working Moms - I am making this soup today. The only things I had to buy in order to make it were the sausage (I used sausage patties), chicken broth and diced tomatoes. The rest of the stuff I either has or improvised. We grew and dried black beans last summer so I added them instead of kidney beans and I did not buy any new spices... just added what I had along with some Mrs Dash from Bzz campaign I did a few months ago. I will let you know how it is!
HERE - print $1.00 off any Suave. Makes it free most places!!
Kraft Promotions - anyone with a Publix should check this out!
Saturday, January 12, 2008
Friday, January 11, 2008
I have a 2 more holders that stays at home where I can organize into categories. One is as big as a shoe box. At one time I was the coupon exchange coordinator for a small refund newsletter so I had tons of coupons on hand. I no longer use this one but I save it in case I ever get that involved again. The other one was where I organized my personal coupons into categories so I could find what I needed easily. This one has been pretty sad the last year... almost empty!
When my DD was born, I got very involved in coupons and refunds as a way to keep myself busy while on maternity leave. One day during this time, I was shopping at Rite aid with my big personal coupon organizer that, in addition to cents off coupons, also held over $100 worth of free items coupons. Later that night I realized I lost my coupon organizer and Rite aid was already closed. That coupon file was worth a lot of money and could really hurt my already tight budget at the time. I was sick to my stomach and barely slept that night. The next morning, I was up early and at the store when it opened. Imagine how surprised I was to find my coupon file setting on a shelf where I had left it while looking at something. I grabbed it and ran home. I was so happy to see it again and even happier to see no one had even touched it. That was a close call!! From them on I made sure there was a piece of paper in it with my name address and phone number in case it was lost and then found by a kind person!
While I was looking for my coupon file on Amazon I found this one on wheels. I was thinking how funny it would be to wheel this into a CVS on a Sunday morning ready to earn some ECB!! The coupon cop manager at my CVS would probably have a heart attack at the site!! LOL
If you are not satisfied with the taste of Smart Balance Buttery Spread, purchase any product between 1/03/08 - 1/31/08. Send CRT and a 3x5 card. Print your NAZ, phone # (no PO Boxes)Dept 276Box 981123El Paso, TX 79998-1123 Receive your purchase price back up to $2.35
ThermaCare HeatWraps—Your "Ultimate 12 Hour" Sweepstakes - enter to win
Coupons from Betty Crocker - printable coupons
Untitled Page - free FitSmart bar
$10 Off Houseplants - good one!!
Coming this Sunday: A coupon for FREE Purina Carvers Dog Snack up to $3.59.
Thursday, January 10, 2008
WE tv - WE Vote 08 Giveaway - get a free gift when you pledge to vote. I do not care who you want to vote for but please vote this year. We need to get this country back in shape.
VCF Vaginal Contraceptive Film Order FREE Sample - for adults.
DURACELL® EasyTab® - free hearing aid batteries.
Free Mailing Labels - free address lables
Freshwater Fish/Store Blend Sample - It's Free! : Aquadine, The Best Fish Food in the World - free fish food
COFFEE-MATE - Special Offers - Stir Up Something New - free coffee mate
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Safer: Pantry Pest Trap (2 per box) - I never had this problem but it is always in the back of my mind.
Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis - not a bad book to read.
4 Person Deluxe Survival Kit - I do have a backpack in the pantry with a few survival things that I made up after September 11th when it was the thing to do. I no longer have food in it though. This would be a nice already made kit to have that I hope I would never have to use!
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
Today's total was $52.68 worth of items (after sale prices) for $9.51 out of pocket. Not a bad morning if I do say so myself!! This will really help my pantry fill up! If I would take the time to clean it, I would take a picture for you.. maybe next week!
Clorox - coupon for a free full size bottle
Quaker Simple Harvest™ - free sample
http://lanebryant.charmingshoppes.com/pagebuilder/010708_giftcheque - $15 off $15 at Lane Bryant! Even if you are not a plus size (they start at size 14 here) you can check out the socks and jewelry.
ALWAYS STICKS - free sample
Walmart.com - Poise Ultra Thins With Wings - free sample
beanbin free sample page - free coffee sample
CVS Online Pharmacy Store - $5 off $30 at CVS
A Call to Higher Places: .11 cents shipped for 31 photos! - go here to get an awesome deal on pictures. I will be doing this today!!
Monday, January 07, 2008
http://www.extracarerewards.com/welcome/welcome_010408.gif - $4 off $20 at CVS
Print Free Grocery Coupons! - page through the coupons to find the Pamprin one. click on print this coupons and a screen will pop up for your address. Say they will send you a 10ct sample in the mail!!
go here to win a bottle of fabric softener!!!
SOYJOY - Special Offers - here is a coupon to use with your CVS deals. I am going to CVS again tomorrow but not usre if I will get any more of these bars. DH and kids tried them tonight and thought they tasted terrible. Does anyone actually like these?
Sunday, January 06, 2008
Hershey candy bars - on sale 4/$2.00, $1.00 ECB when you purchase 4, Sunday coupon B1G1F Reese's Whips
2 Palmolive dish soaps - on sale $1.49 each, $1.00 off 2 Sunday coupon, $1.00 ECB on each
150 count Motrin - $9.69 , $1.00 Sunday coupon
Tylenol liquid cold medicine - $4.99, $1.00 Sunday coupon
20 ct Sudafed - $5.99, $1.00 Sunday coupon - PLUS $10 ECB for the previous free purchases
2 Colgate toothbrushes - $2.99 each, $2.00 ECB each, $1.00 off 2 Sunday coupon
2 Colgate Toothpaste - $2.99 each, $2.00 ECB each, $1 Sunday coupon
Soy Joy - $1.00, free coupon from Sunday paper
Tastykake chocolate donuts - $3.49 - no coupon or sale but I needed them for DS to grab for breakfast (I know it is junk food but everyone needs a little!!)
Total was $42.10
- printable $3 off $15 CVS coupon
- $7.50 manufacturer's cupons
ECB printed for next time = $21.00
I have not been shopping CVS lately so it was like starting from scratch for me. I now have the $21.00 in ECB to use on next weeks deals. The first week is always the most expensive. I should now be able to get most of my purchases for almost free. I will keep you posted! All in all, I was very happy!! I will be sending the reciept and Palmolive/Colgate upc's in for the free bag and sample deal I posted this week.
Saturday, January 05, 2008
Sweepstakes - Clean Home Journal™ - sign up for the New Year Gift Pack
Mga Entertainment . Bratz . Signup - join the Bratz fan club and get a free keychain. When I signed DD up, we got a free mini Bratz doll.
Just One More - A Simple Promise. A Healthier Life. - click on Take the Pledge
Friday, January 04, 2008
I also made a large lasagna for dinner last night. Here is the break down on what I spent to make it......
1 jar of barilla sauce - free after coupon
2 cans of sauce - 85 cents each
large container of ricotta cheese - $3.09
1 pound of hamburger - no idea (i pulled it from my stash in the freezer)
4 bags of shredded cheese $7.00
Total = $11.79
Not bad for such a large pan that will feed us for 2 dinners and i will freeze some for lunches. I also added some carrot puree to the sauce and meat combo to make it healthier. The carrots were left over from a holiday party and would have gone bad had I not pureed them so I did not add the cost. I had a some sauce and meat mixture left over so I froze that to use later.
Walmart.com - South Beach Living Granola Clusters and Drink Mix - free sample
Walmart.com - Intimately Beckham - free sample
http://www.peterpanpb.com/pdfs/guarantee/RebateForm123107.pdf - printable rebate form for peanut butter
Dental Coupons, Sweepstakes, & Special Offers on Colgate Products - printable form for a bag full of products when you buy polmolive items
http://www.actii.com/offer.pdf - printable form for popcorn rebate
Thursday, January 03, 2008
I bought this butter and cocoa and pureed the carrots and spinach. What will all this make you ask? Brownies!! Healthy low fat brownies! I am going to make them this afternoon. I will let you know if they were a hit or not.
On Jan 4 (Friday) points will be double on My Coke Rewards for 12 paks and 3 point caps. You can enter up to 10 codes a day, so save your best 10 for Friday.
Clark: Sign Up - cheap prints!!!! The lowest I could find online!
http://www.lysol.com/pediatricianrewards/pediRewards08.pdf - printable refund form
Call 1 800 776 8348 - I only did the touch tone numbers requested as follows, I guess if you use other answers, it might be long and boring hahaha, but this was stated as being the quickest way to get thru it and have your coupon mailed to you so it's what I did and was pretty fast1 for touch-tone phone,2 for woman5 for his diplomacy skills are lacking1 for couponLeave name and address
Sign Up for future AVEENO® Offers - free sample
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
GuidepostsMag.com - Online Reader Service Page - Winter 2006 - free sample of Taster's Choice
Welcome to MiracleGrip - free sample
Injury... - free t shirt
METROESSENCE Inc. - CONTACT US - men's cologne sample
Slim·Fast - earn Fashion Rewards from slim fast!
Dawn Direct Foam – Use the foam and get your dishes virtually grease free - printable $1.50 coupon and a satisfaction gaurantee form. You can make money on this deal!!
http://www.kraftfoods.com/liveactivefoods/rules_and_regs.pdf - printable refund form
This Sunday there will be 5 coupon inserts in the Sunday paper. What a way to start off the new year. For those hoping to be a little more frugal in 2008, this is a great way to start!!
CVS Online Pharmacy Store- $3 off $15 at CVS
Tuesday, January 01, 2008
This is a great time of year to list a few things on freecycle that you no longer want. Many have made new year's resolutions to lead a "greener" life.... free cycle is a great way to start. By using freecycle, you keep things out of garbage dumps. I have a few things I need to list. There are a few things I am always looking for on freecycle too. Old barn wood is one of them!!
Print off the form for up to $9 back on Kraft LiveActive. This is product guarantee