Friday, May 7, 2010

Hefty Storage Bags Coupon ~ Deal at Wal-Mart!

Just head on over to again and click on the “Household” category to print a new coupon valid for $1 off 2 Packages of Hefty OneZip Bags. Walmart sells the Hefty OneZip quart storage bags for just $0.99, so only $0.49 after this new coupon!
(Thanks, Saving Addiction!)

Thursday, May 6, 2010


I've had alot of people ask about meal planning and about different recipes to try, so I thought I would just list a few recipes that our family enjoys and some that we are looking forward to make. Enjoy!

Pasta Recipes:




Also, check out this website, The Pioneer Woman for some more great recipes!

Green Cleaning

Check out this post over at Hip 2 Save to see all the different products you can use around your house for cleaning products! Has anyone tried these before??

Armor All Coupon + Target Deal

Just head on over to the Armor All Facebook page and “Like” them to score a $2 off ANY Armor All Product coupon! Use this coupon at Target to get a great deal!!

Target Deal Scenario:
Buy Armor All (7oz) Wheel Protectant $7.99 (regular price)
Buy Armor All Canister of Wipes $4 (on price cut thru 5/8)
Total = $11.99
Use the 2 $2/1 Armor All Manufacturer’s coupons from above
Pay $7.99

THEN submit for the $7.99 Wheel Protectant rebate found here.

Final cost– both items FREE!

Free Nivea Body Wash Sample

Go here to score a FREE Nivea body wash or lotion sample courtesy of the Ellen Show!
(Thanks, Free Snatcher!)

CVS Right Guard Deal Starting 5/9!!!!

CVS Deal starting 5/9
Right Guard Deodorant $2.99 = $2 Ecb (limit 2)
Buy 2 Right Guard Total Defense deodorants for a total of $5.98
Use the $3/2 coupon from here (use zip code 06776 and click on “Personal Care” on the left hand side)
Pay $2.98
Get back a $4 Ecb
Final cost both FREE + a $1 moneymaker!
Print this coupon while you have the chance!

Walgreens: Free Collage Print

In honor of Mother’s Day, Walgreens Photo is offering up a FREE 8×10 Collage Print now thru Saturday! Just head on over here, create your Collage Print and then enter coupon code GOODTHOUGHTS at checkout. Plus, if you choose in-store pick up shipping will be FREE!
(Thanks, Wild For Wags!)

Red Barron Pizza Coupon

It looks like the high value $2/1 Red Baron coupon may have reset! Just head on over here to “Like” Red Baron on Facebook (if you haven’t already). After “liking” them on Facebook, click on the “Coupon Giveaway” tab and then fill out the form. You’ll then be able to print a SmartSource coupon valid for $2/1 Red Baron Pizza by the Slice!
(Thanks, My Southwest Savings!)

Deodorant Coupons + Publix Deal

There is a new high value Dove coupon available! Just head on over here and look on the right hand side to print a coupon valid for $1.50 off any one Dove Deodorant or Body Mist with NO size exclusions! You should be able to print this coupon twice per computer.

Use this coupon at Publix this week to get FREE deodorant!!!

Publix Booklet

Look for this coupon booklet in your local Publix. If you can't find it, you may want to check with your customer service desk to see if they have any in the back.All coupons inside are Publix Store Coupons and expire 5/31/10
Here's what you can find inside:
$1.75 off Publix Bagged Salad wyb any (2) Wish-Bone Salad Dressings, 16 oz or larger
FREE Bananas (up to $1.50) wyb any (2) Skippy Peanut Butter products
$.55 off any (1) I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Spray
$2 off Publix Bakery Bread wyb any (1) Bertolli Frozen Meal
$1.50 off any Publix Pasta wyb any (2) Ragu Pasta Sauce products, 1-lb 10 oz or larger
$.75 off any (2) Lipton Recipe Secrets Mixes
$.55 off any (2) Knorr Rice and Pasta products
$.55 off any (1) Starbucks Ice Cream pintStack with $1/1 Printable HERE
$.55 off any (1) Shedd's Spread Country Crock Spread
$1 off any (2) Bertolli Pasta Sauce products
$.75 off any (1) Hellmann's Mayonnaise, 30 oz
$.55 off any (1) Lipton Tea, 24-ct or larger
$.55 off any (1) Dove Hair Care product
$.55 off any (1) Suave Hair Care product
$.55 off any (1) Degree Ultra Clear or Dove Ultimate Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant, 2.6-2.7 oz
$1 off any (1) Dove Personal Wash or Bar, 13.5 oz or larger, or 6-pk
$.55 off any (1) Q-tips Cotton Swabs
$1 off any (1) Lever 2000 Refreshing Bar, 8-pk

Publix has begun to add "Limit one deal per coupon per customer." to their store coupons in small print. Be sure to look as this does limit each customer to using just one (1) coupon.
Has anyone found these or other booklets in Tuscaloosa or Northport??

Old Navy Gap Coupon

If you’re a Gap or Old Navy card holder, then you can use this coupon code MK627B72GP7J at checkout to get $10 off a purchase of $10 or more!

CVS Trip (5/4) $3.88 OOP

1 Colgate Toothpaste == 2.99
5 Dawn Dishsoap @ 0.97 each == 4.85
1 Old Spice Deodorant == 4.00
1 Old Spice Body Wash == 4.99
3 Men's Nivea Body Wash @ 4.88 == 14.64
1 Nivea Lip Care == 2.99
2 Schick Razors @ 1.29 each == 2.58

Sub-Total == 37.04

Used the following coupons:
<1.00> Colgate Toothpaste (Newspaper Insert)
2 <1.00> Dawn (Home Made Simple Booklet)
3 <0.50> Dawn (Newspaper) PG 5/2
<4.99> Old Spice Body Wash (Free wyb Deodorant) (Newspaper) PG 5/2
3 <3.00> Nivea Men's Body Wash (Newspaper) PG 5/2
2 <2.00> Schick Razors (Newspaper)
<5.00> CVS Coupon
<5.00> CVS ECB (Earned Last Week)
<4.00> CVS ECB (Earned Last Week)

Total == $0.55 + Tax == $3.88

Earned $8.00 ECB's ($1 from Green Tag, $1 from Old Spice, $5 from Nivea)


Publix Trip (5/5/10) $4.06 OOP! (Including Tax)

1 Juicy Juice (Penny Item -- It was Publix Chips but by the time I got to Publix, they had changed it to Juicy Juice. Odd I know, considering it's not even a Publix item). == 0.01
2 Oscar Mayer Roast Beef @ 3.00 == 6.00
1 Gallon of Milk == 3.29
1 Bag of Doritos == 3.99
4 packages of Carefree liners @ 0.99 == 3.96
2 bottles of Ranch Dressing @ 1.72 == 3.44
2 Kelloggs Pop Tarts @ 1.25 == 2.50
2 Dove Deodorant @ 1.15 == 2.29

Sub-Total == 25.48

Used the following coupons:
<5.00/20> Purchase (Rite Aid)
2 <2.00> Oscar Mayer Meat (Facebook Coupon)
2 <1.00> Oscar Mayer Meat (Publix Coupon)
2 <1.00> Dove (Newspaper Insert)
<3.99> Doritos

Total == $2.49 + 1.57 (tax) == $4.06

Saved $45.89 (Saved 92%)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Stamp Out Hunger

Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in the nation and will help feed families in all 50 states. Let’s help make it a success by clearing off our shelves for those in need. Place all nonperishable items in a bag and leave them at your mailbox this Saturday, May 8th. Your local carrier will pick up your items and will deliver them to local food banks ans pantries.

Reader Savings at CVS

Another reader, Kellie recently went to CVS and purchased $57 worth of products for only $3.27 after coupons & ECB's. Plus she got back $12 in ECB's!!
Way to go Kellie!!

Lowes: Green Works Laundry Detergent Deal!

There is a NEW link for the $3 Green Works Laundry Detergent on the Greenworks website (look on the left-hand side of the page)
Additionally – Green Works Laundry Detergent is $4.77 at Lowes this week. Use this $3 coupon to get it for only $1.77! (please note: coupon usage at Lowes is rare and many cashiers aren’t used to them, especially printable coupons. Lowes DOES accept printable coupons. If you have any problems, just ask to speak to a manager!)

Free Libby's Vegetables

Thru May 15, anyone who “Likes” Libby’s on Facebook and fills out the form will receive a coupon for a FREE can of Libby’s vegetables – any size or style! The coupons will be delivered through either snail mail or by a downloadable coupon (the link will be emailed).

Target: Nexcare Bandages FREE!

There is a new $1 off ANY Nexcare product coupon available here. This is a PDF coupon and doesn’t expire until 9/01/10! The best part–this coupon does NOT exclude Travel size products. Target has the travel size Nexcare Tattoo Bandages (8 ct) priced at just $0.97. Use the $1/1 coupon to get these FREE! You may find that you can get these FREE at various other stores too!

(Thanks, Savvy Spending!)

Alvin and the Chipmunks DVD's $11.98!

Currently, you can get the Alvin and the Chipmunks DVD and the Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel DVD for ONLY $11.98 total– and remember, that’s for both DVDs! Just add them both to your cart and a $5 discount will automatically be applied at checkout. Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or on $25 or more with Super Saver Shipping!
(Thanks, Frugally Fabulous Mom!)

Free Sample of South Beach Bars

Go here to score a FREE sample of South Beach Living Fiber Fit S’mores Bars. If you requested this previously, you should be able to request it again. Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

(Thanks, Mojo Savings!)

7up Coupon ~ Print Now!!

They have been releasing this coupon about once a week and it hits the print limit fairly quickly. If you have already printed it, you most likely won’t be able to get it again, but if you have missed it before…now if your chance!
Save $1/1 7Up 2 liter printable coupon IE Link or FF Link
These go on sale for $1 all the time – free soda!
Thanks Coupon Katarina!

Gordo Coupon Class

If you came to the Coupon Class at Gordo First Baptist a few weeks ago, please email me your email address so that I can add you to receive my Couponing Newsletter. Email at or Thanks!

Reader Savings!! $5.71 OOP at Publix!

Last night we had a wonderful coupon class at Five Points. One of the ladies who came, went to Publix this morning and bought the following stuff for $5.71!
2 bags of 9-Lives Cat Food
1 Dove deodorant
1 Bottle Ranch Dressing
1 Loaf SL Bread
1 pack of gum
1 package of Publix Chips
Great job Jeanna!

Publix Weekly Ad

Head over to Southern Savers to see the weekly ad for Publix this week!

Publix Penny Item Today!

The Publix Penny Item Is....

Publix Potato Chips

You can get the Publix Penny item with any purchase that is $10 or more before coupons. There is a Mystery Penny Item coupon in the Wednesday Paper every week, Most stores require you to have this coupon to purchase the penny item!

Rite Aid Coupon $5 off $25

There's a new $5 off $25 Rite Aid coupon available! Just go on over to Red Plum to access the coupon!
(Thanks, Coupon Katarina!)

Right at Home Gift Basket!

Right @ Home is offering up another great freebie! The first 6,000 to sign up here will receive a FREE gift basket filled with Glade Relaxing Moments products! The gift basket Includes: One Glade Relaxing Moments Room Spray, One Glade Plugins Scented Oil Warmer + Glade relaxing Moments refill, and One glade Relaxing Moments Candle!

(Thanks, Mojo Savings!)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Baby Talk Magazine

Go here to snag a FREE subscription to Babytalk magazine and a FREE 6 month subscription to American Baby magazine! Not only are these magazines great resources for new parents and parents of little ones, but they usually have a couple of money saving coupons inside as well!

Dollar Store Finds!

Family Dollar:
Suave 24 hour protection Deodorant $1.50
Use the $3/2 coupon from here
Final cost 2 deodorants for FREE!
(Thanks, The Modern Saver!)

Dollar General Deals:
Heinz 57 steak sauce (small bottle) $2
Use the $2/1 coupon from the 3/14 SS or from (Not available anymore)
Final cost FREE!

Johnson’s 3 in 1 diaper rash cream $2
Use the $1/1 Johnson’s Baby product coupon from the 3/7 RP or 4/25 SS
Final cost $1!

Reader Savings!!

One of the girls who came to a coupon class a few weeks ago, headed to CVS this week to get some great bargains. Check out what she got all for $18.21 (Original price was $80.16)
Thanks Kasey!

Target: Cheap Taco Seasoning!

Buy 2 Old El Paso Taco Seasonings on a price cut for $0.33
Use the $0.60/2 coupon from here
Final cost ONLY $0.03 per packet

(Thanks, The Frugal Find!)

**Remember this may vary by store. **

Publix: Free Nivea Body Wash!!

Nivea Body Wash is priced at $3.89 (Green Advantage Buy price through 5/21) . Use the $4/1 Nivea coupon from 05-02-10 RP to score each bottle for FREE!!

Lane Bryant Free Cami!

Lane Bryant has another great freebie available! Just head on over here to score a printable coupon valid for a FREE cotton sheered Cami (up to a $19.50 value!)– No other purchase required! This coupon can be used at any Lane Bryant or Cacique store and is valid until 5/10/10.

Pottery Barn Lunch Bags $5.99 Shipped!

Right now Pottery Barn kids has the Peyton Roll-Top Lunch Bags priced at ONLY $5.99– down from $19! Plus, these lunch bags ship FREE too!
Hurry… they are selling out FAST!

(Thanks, For The Mommas!)

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Applebee's Teacher Appreciation Day

To celebrate Teachers Appreciation Day, teachers can get a free signature entree at Applebee’s when they show a check stub or school id.
GO HERE for more info
I recommend calling your location first to see if they are participating!

Monday, May 3, 2010

Quiznos Kids Program

Starting today, May 3rd, Quiznos is offering up a “Kids Eat Free” program where kids can eat FREE all day, every day!
For every adult entree purchased (Sub, Toasty Torpedo, Chopped Salad or Choose 2), you can get one FREE Quiznos Kidz Meal:* Kidz Meals include Kidz Subs, Sammies & Pizzas* Offer is valid for children aged 12 and under (child must be present)* Begins May 3rd with no end date as of yet (be sure to call your local store to verify their participation)!
(Thanks, The Frugal Find!)

Kraft Sample Pack

Just head on over to the Kraft Foods Facebook page and “Like” them to score a FREE Delicious Summer sample pack! Click on the “Savings” tab and then click on the sign up link. You’ll then get to choose between 4 different varieties of sample packs!
**The sample packs also include a Delicious Summer Rebate offer form: Spend $30 on Kraft Foods products from 5/23/10 – 6/13/10 and get $10 back by mail!

Swag Bucks -- 50 Swag Bucks for New Members!!

I see where alot of you have signed up for Swag Bucks! Congrats and Good Luck! Before long you will have enough swag bucks to redeem your prizes!

**If you are new to Swag Bucks sign up today and you will earn 50 Swag Bucks just for signing up. Enter SWAGNATION5.

**Remember you do have to search the web in order to get the points. **
I usually only have to do about 2-5 searches before I get 1 point. The more you search the more points you will get. Go ahead and download the toolbar so that you will remember to search everyday.

What is Swag Bucks??Do you want to earn prizes just by searching the web. If so, head over to Swag Bucks and start searching the web. Once you earn points you can redeem them for a number of different gift cards.

I'm working on getting a wii for free! I'm redeeming every 450 swagbucks for a $5 gift card to In the past few months I've already redeemed points for $55's worth of gift cards, plus I've earned 700 more swagbucks!! Happy Searching!

Wal-Mart Always Movie Ticket Deal

Wal-Mart has partnered with Tampax and Always to offer up FREE movie tickets! Just buy any specially marked package of Tampax Pearl or Always Ultra Pads, then go here and enter the code provided to score a FREE Movie Ticket (up to a $12 value)!

Walmart Deal Scenarios:

Tampax Pearl Tampons $6.97
Use the $2/1 coupon from the 5/2 PG
Final cost ONLY $4.97 + a FREE Movie Ticket!

Alway Ultra Pads (38 ct) $6.97
Final cost $6.97 + a FREE Movie Ticket!

The free movie ticket code on each of these packages is valid until 10/31/2010, but once you enter the code online it’s only good for 30 days.

Dollar General Deals

Dollar General has a couple great deals available thru May 9th:

Glass Plus with Jet Dry Window Cleaner on sale buy one at $2 get one FREE
Use 2 $1/1 coupons from here (click on the “Coupons” tab)
Final cost 2 for FREE!

Pedigree Dentastix Treats for Dogs (4 ct) $2
Use the $2/1 coupon from the 4/25 RP or from the April issue of All You Mag.Final cost FREE!

Olay Body Wash $2.50
Use the $1/1 coupon from the 5/2 PG
Final cost $1.50!
(Thanks, Sarah’s Deals!)

Nabisco Cookie Coupon

Today, 5/3, ONLY you can score yet another yummy Nabisco coupon! Just become a fan on the Nabisco Facebook page (if you haven’t already), then click on the “Cookies & Milk” tab to print a coupon valid for a FREE package of Nabisco cookies when you purchase one package and one gallon of milk!

Coupon Classes!

Just wanted to let everyone know that we still have spaces available for all the coupon classes. Check the schedule below for more information. If you are interested in attending a class, please email me at The classes usually last about 2-3 hours and we will cover the following information:
-- Tips for Couponing
-- Where to get coupons
-- Coupon Organization
-- Coupon Lingo
-- Store Policies
-- Shopping at Publix
-- Ways to save money on grocery shopping
-- Shopping at CVS and Walgreens
-- Stockpiling
-- Going out to eat on a budget
-- Question and Answer Time

Class Schedule:
May 4th @ 5:30pm @ Five Points Baptist Church
May 6th @ 5:30pm @ Five Points Baptist Church (Private Class)
May 15th @ 9:30am @ Five Points Baptist Church
June 5th @ 9:30am @ Five Points Baptist Church
June 5th @ 2:00pm @ Five Points Baptist Church

If you know of anyone else who may be interested in coming to one as well, please invite them! The class is $10 per person and this covers a couponing packet and door prizes.
Also, if you are interested in having a class at your home or at your church, please email me.
Hopefully after you take the class you will walk away ready to save a ton on your groceries!