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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Attention Richmond, TX readers

While I was checking out at the Chevrolet Dealership today, I picked up some coupons to Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar in Richmond, TX.  The location is 5520 W. Grand Parkway S.  Richmond, TX  77406

If anyone wants them, just email me and I will be happy to get them to you. 

They expire 9/17/09.

$2.00 off Lunch (11am-1pm) M-F  AND $5.00 off Dinner (3pm-close) M-F

For the Dinner the minimum purchase is $25.

I have 7 of each.

If you are interested, be sure to let me know! 

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Last Kroger Mega Deal Transaction?

Do you have lingering coupons that you want to use before the sale ends tonight for us Texas couponers? 

Well, Kraft just released new $1/1 Kraft Natural Cheese coupons.  In addition to the Kraft Cheese coupon, there are two others:  Oscar Mayer $1/1 Beef Franks and $1.50/1 Kraft Dressing.  These are all at the same handy spot at Cooking with Kraft

Also, there is a $1.50/1 Kraft Dressing coupon right there!  Print the max of that.  These are priced at $1.29 ea after the $5 off.  So, a possible tiny MM – or at the least FREE item to add to your transaction!

So, print the max per computer (2) combine them with enough coupons to make 10 in a transaction and head to your local Kroger.  You can use the Natural Cheese coupons to get bags of shredded cheese for $.49 each! 

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Krazy Coupon Lady

 

I happened upon the Krazy Coupon Lady blog today.  It is super cute and she has a TON of info on it!  I just printed out her Krazy Coupon Binder.  It is so cute with all the girly graphics.  She has done a great job sharing all of this – so be sure to visit her blog and thank her for all her efforts!

On her blog – I also found an alphabetized list of printables.  For those of you who aren’t fully addicted to HCW yet, you might find Krazy IP Coupon Database helpful!

Also, the best part of this site is her “pick another checkout lane, honey!” blurb at the top of her homepage!  Love it!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

RiceWorks

GO HERE to enter to win the RiceWorks Girls Night Out.  Prize includes 12 – 5.5oz bags of your favorite flavors!

After you enter, you can print valuable coupons.  I guess I printed mine already, because it said I had printed my limit…..  What kind of coupons were you able to print?

Also, there is a $1/1 Printable you can print for Riceworks! 

Thanks, Alyssa!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’

Houston Galleria / Katy Mills Specials

As some of you might know, I have a 10 year background in retail.  I love shopping, actually – if you ask Chad – he would say I have a degree in it!  Below are specials offered at the Houston Galleria & Katy Mills Mall. 

Sorry about the format – I copy and pasted and it didn’t quite turn out!

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is ALWAYS great! 

 

Houston Galleria®

Back To School sales and offers: July 1 - August 31

Buckle - Affliction Trilogy
Nordstrom - Anniversary Sale!
Nordstrom Cafe - Anniversary Sale!
Teavana - Clearly Refreshing Saving
Things Remembered - FREE Engravable Keepsake
Tourneau - Free TAG Sunglasses
Buckle - Live in Denim
Brookstone - MyChair Portable Chair
Body Shop, The - New Organic Coconut
Aveda - PERFECT HAIR, IF YOU DARE
adidas Sport Performance - Prep for Performance
Zara - Semi - Annual SALE!
Finish Line - Sole Destination is back!
Kay Jewelers - TAKE AN EXTRA 20%* off!
Sony Style - VAIO PC Campus Bundles

Ongoing Sales & Offers

Toni & Guy - Buy Two & Take 20% OFF Sale July 16 - September 30
Toni & Guy - Tweens Two for $20 Sale July 16 - September 30
Toni & Guy Customer Appreciation Day September 10 - September 10

Back To School sales and offers: July 1 - August 31

Katy Mills - Carter's for Kids - $6 Dollar Sale!
Katy Mills - Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH - 20% Off Entire Purchase
Katy Mills - OshKosh B'Gosh Outlet - 50% off New Arrivals!
Katy Mills - Vitamin World - As Seen In The News!
Katy Mills - Earthbound Trading Company - Back to School!
Katy Mills - Dickies Retail Store - BUY 2 GET 1 50% OFF
Katy Mills - Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH - Clearance Sale
Katy Mills - Calvin Klein - Clearance Up to 70% Off*
Katy Mills - Van Heusen Factory Outlet - Entire Store 50 - 60% Off
Katy Mills - Dickies Retail Store - FREE DICKIES BACKPACK
Katy Mills - Earthbound Trading Company - Hot Weather, Cool Styles
Katy Mills - Rack Room Shoes - Rock 2 School
Katy Mills - Finish Line - Sole Destination is back!
Katy Mills - Kay Jewelers Outlet - TAKE AN EXTRA 20%* off!

   

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Gearing Up For School / Kleenex Promotion

 

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Kleenex is “Gearing Up For School” by doing a great promotion.  Thanks to ZM for sharing the info!

From their site:  This prize package has everything you need to stay "in the know" and on the go this fall: a state-of-the-art Dell® laptop PC with - you guessed it!- Norton AntiVirus™ software, plus a fashionable laptop bag so you can "go Wi-Fi" with style, an eco-friendly SIGG™ water bottle, a $150 VISA® Gift Card, and Kleenex® Anti-Viral* Tissue.

Now, wouldn’t that be cool to win!!

Enter Here for your chance to win!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Kellogg’s Promotions

Here are a few Mail in Offers from Kellogg’s.  I thought they were all cute offers and they are valid until 09/2010.  So when you are getting really great deals on cereal, be sure to save the receipts / UPCs and take advantage of the offers!

Kellogg's Cereal On The Go Cup Offer

Kellogg's Limited Edition Alarm Clock

Kellogg's NutriGrain On The Go Container

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Nabisco Savings Booklet

Go Here to sign up for a Savings Booklet from Nabisco!  It has up to $55 in savings within the booklet.  After I signed up, it said to allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.  It is while supplies last – so be sure to sign up soon!

Thanks, Emily for the heads up!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

7/26 Smart Source & Red Plum Insert Preview

Jenny at Southern Savers always does a great job with posting the ad previews.  Take a peek thru her blog – she offers lots of GETTING STARTED GUIDES for major chains.  This will make it easier for newbies to learn all about couponing! 

Smart Source 7/26
.55/1 2000 Flushes Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner  (x10/31)
$1 off California Pizza Kitchen Crispy Thin Crust product, 10oz+ (x8/31)
$1 off Clearasil product (x10/18)
$1 off Colgate 360 Sonic Power Toothbrush (x8/15)
.40/1 Colgate Adult or Kids Manual Toothbrush (x8/15)
.75/1 Colgate Max White, Max Fresh, Total, Sensitive, or Kids Toothpaste, 4.0oz+ (x8/15)
.50/1 Cottonelle Aloe & E Toilet Paper, 4pk+ (x9/6)
.50 off Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes, (2) 36ct+ tubs or 42ct refills OR (1) 72ct+ refill (x9/6)
.50 off Cottonelle Toilet Paper, (2) 4-packs OR (1) 12pk+ (x9/6)
.75/1 Curad Hold Tite & Non-Stick Pads (x10/26)
.50/1 Curad product (x10/26)
$1/2 Edwards Singles (x9/26)
$1/2 Emerald Nuts 16oz Dry Roasted Peanuts or Lightly Salted Dry Roasted Peanuts (x9/30)
$1/2 Glade PlugIns Scented Gel Refill Packs (x9/5)
B1G1 Glade PlugIns Scented Gel Warmer (x9/5)
$1 off Honey Bunches of Oats with Pecan Bunches  (x9/6)
$2 off Icaps Vitamin Formula  (x10/31)
.50/1 Irish Spring Body Wash, or (2) Irish Spring Multi-Bar Packs 3pk+ (x8/15)
.50/2 Jell-O Gelatin  (x9/30)
$1 off Lime-a-way product (x9/20)
Free Mighty Dog 5.5oz can or $1.00 off Variety Pack 12-24ct  (x9/14)
$4 off Opti-Free Solution Twin pack or (2) 10oz bottles (x10/31)
.75/1 OxiClean Laundry Pre-treater Spray (x10/31)
$1 off OxiClean Powder, 56oz+  (x10/31)
$1 off OxiClean Stain Fighter Liquid (x10/31)
.25/1 Palmolive Dish Liquid  (x8/15)
$1/2 Post Cereal, 10oz+, any variety  (x9/6)
$1/2 Post Grape Nuts, Shredded Wheat or Raisin Bran, 10oz+ (x9/6)
$2 off Rachael Ray Nutrish 6lb bag+ (x9/30)
.50/1 Rid-X Septic System Treatment product (x10/18)
.50/1 Rid-X Septic System Treatment product (x9/20)
$1 off Schick Disposable Razor (x8/30)
$4 off Schick Quattro for Women or Intuition Plus Razor or Refill (x8/30)
$4 off Schick Quattro Titanium Razor, Trimmer, or Refill  (x8/30)
$1 off Simply Saline or Wound Wash Saline  (x12/31/09)
$1 off Snyder’s of Hanover Lunch Packs, 5.5oz+  (x10/31)
.75/1 Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Sandwiches, 8oz+  (x10/31)
.75/2 Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick Antiperspirant/Deodorants (x8/15)
.75/1 Speed Stick Pro or 24/7 Antiperspirant/Deodorant or Lady Speed Stick Clinical Proof or 24/7  (x8/15)
.55/1 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator product  (x9/30)
.75/1 Summer’s Eve Feminine Cleansing Cloth or Deodorant Spray (x10/18)
$1 off Summer’s Eve Feminine Wash  (x10/18)
$1 off Sunsweet Prune Juice, 64oz (x11/30)
$2 off Systane Product (x10/31)
$1 off Tyson Skillet Creations Meal Kit (x10/26)
$1/2 Welch’s Squeezables (x10/31)
B4G1 Yoplait Yogurt Thick & Creamy reg or light (x9/19)
$1/2 Ziploc Brand Bags  (x9/19)
.40/1 Ziploc Brand Bags  (x9/19)
.55/1 Ziploc Brand Container (x9/19)
$1/2 Ziploc Brand Containers (x9/19)

Scott Mail in Rebate Form - Buy 2 different Scott product categories get 2$, buy 3 get 3$, buy 4 get 4$

Red Plum 7/26
.75/1 9Lives Dry Cat Food, 3.15lb+ (x9/30)
$1 off 9Lives Wet Cat Food (1) 12-can variety pack, (12) individual cans or (3) 4pks (x9/30)
$3 off AcneFree Clear Skin System, Sensitive Skin System, Severe to Clear System, or Redness Relief System (x9/30)
$1 off AcneFree non-kit Treatment (x9/30)
$15 off Alli product  (x9/30)
$2/2 Aussie Products (x8/31)
$1/2 Ball Park Franks (x8/22)
$1 off Bayer Aspirin 24ct+ (x10/31)
$1.50 Bayer Heart Advantage (x10/31)
$1.50 Bayer Quick Release Crystals (x10/31)
$1 off Citracel procuct, excludes creamy bites (x10/31)
$1/2 Clairol Balsam Lasting Color haircolor products (x8/31)
$6 off Flex-a-min Joint Care product (x9/9)
$1 off Flintstones Multivitamin product (x10/31)
Free Herbal Essences Styling Product wyb any Herbal Esssences Hair Care Product (x8/31)
.50/1 Luigi’s Real Italian Ice (x9/30)
.50/1 Minute Maid Frozen Novelty (9/30)
$1 off Nature’s Bounty Vitamins and supplements (x9/9)
$1 off Neutrogena Eye or Lip Cosmetics (x9/6)
$2 off Neutrogena Face Cosmetics (x9/6)
$1 off Noxzema SpaShave 3-pk, Super Smooth 4pk, Soft-n-Sassy 10pk, or Bikini Grooming Wand (x9/30)
$2 off One A Day Adult or Teen Multivitamin product, 12ct+ (x10/31)
$1 off One A Day Kids Multivitamin product (x10/31)
$1 off Pantene Expressions or Restoratives product (x8/31)
$1 off Philips product (x10/31)
$1 off Quilted Northern Ultra Plush Bath Tissue, 6-double roll+ (9/13)
$1/2 Snickers brand, Twix brand, 3 Musketeers brand, or Milky Way singles bars (x8/23)
$1 off Strap Perfect Bra Strap Concealer (x10/30)
$1/2 Uncle Ben’s Long Grain & Wild Rice (9/20)
.75/2 Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice pouches (x9/20)
.50/1 Whole Fruit Fruit Bar (9/30)
.50/1 Whole Fruit Sorbet (x9/30)

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

CVS – I love Rainchecks! I love Bartering!

Ok, so Anne and I – you hear about her often – we do lots of bartering, she buys from my stockpile, and we are good friends – which makes it even better!

So, a while back we bartered – she got stuff from my stockpile and paid me with coupons (I scored a few “FREE” item coupons) AND $14 in ECBs.

So, I have been contemplating what to buy with the $14 ECBs.  I realized that they were going to expire today.  OOPS!

I stopped in and had to make it quick!

I had a raincheck for 3 – Aveeno Positively Ageless products (earn $10 ECBs when you spend $20 or more).  I had two coupons:  $5/2 Aveeno Positively Ageless Products AND $2/1 Positively Ageless sun, body, face product.

2 – Aveeno Positively Ageless Body Lotion ($7 ea = $14 MINUS $5 printable = $9)
1 – Aveeno Positively Ageless Daily Cleansing Pads ($6.99 MINUS $2 printable = $4.99)
TOTAL:  $13.99
USED:  $14 ECBS
EARNED:  $10 ECBS

I was so excited!  I love the Aveeno Products!  And, I guess you can say those products cost me $4 total….since I lost $4 ECBs in the transaction.

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Gerber Onesie at Walgreens

GO HERE, Sign Up, then print coupons! There is a $2.50/2 Gerber Onesie. Right now Walgreens has them on sale for $1.59 each. So, you could get two onesies for $.68!

I think that is a pretty great deal!

I did have troubles printing the coupons tonight – the message said the site was being updated. So, I will be sure to try tomorrow!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Thanks to HCW for the lead!! www.hotcouponworld.com

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Printable Coupons

 

There are several new coupons out there to print!  Be sure to take advantage of them now – sometimes they go pretty fast!

GO HERE to print these coupons:

$.50/3 Kleenex Tissues
$1/2 Klondike Bar
$1.10/1 Romano’s Macaroni Grill Dinner Kits
$1/2 Bic Stationary Products
$1/1 Fiber One Yogurt
$1/2 Breyers Products

There are other coupons there – so be sure to look to see if you need any other than what I have listed!

POSSIBLE KLEENEX DEAL:

This is a decent Kleenex Coupon.  They are on the MEGA SALE NOW for $.99 each.  Here is a scenario for you:  I have heard of a possible $1 OYNO catalina for each 4 boxes of Kleenex you purchase.  Multiples print in a single transaction! 

Buy 9 @ $.99 each = $8.91
MINUS 3 – $.50/3 printables = $5.91
MINUS $2 Catalina = $3.91 for 9 boxes of Kleenex

Now, I must say I haven’t confirmed that catalina yet…..but, if someone tries it – be sure to post a reply to confirm / deny the Catalina! 

YUMMY FOOD:

Some yummies for your tummies!  Klondike Bars & Macaroni Grill Dinner Kits!  At one time there was a loadable for the Macaroni Grill Dinner Kits.  Pairing the loadable with the coupon you print would make a good deal.  I plan on waiting until it is on sale, I have my printable, and a loadable from either cellfire or shortcuts!

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

There are all kinds of school supply sales now.  Lots of “free after RRs, ECBs, or Rebates….” depending on where you shop.  But, the BIC coupons listed above is a great one to have this time of year!  You will definitely want to print it!!

BREYERS AT TARGET

The Breyer’s printable works on the yogurt cups at Target.  They often go to $.50 each.  You can get two yogurt cups, use the $1/2 coupon, and pay nothing!  What is better than that!!

While you are printing coupons…..head over to SMARTSOURCE.  They have a bunch of the same coupons – if you find yourself with only one computer – you can easily get 4 coupons by printing two from each spot!

A couple that caught my eye were:

$1/2 Zebra Pen Products
$2.25 off ANY Ecotrin Aspirin Product (this often ends up being a MM at Walgreens after RRs)  So, print and if you don’t need it immediately, hold off for a great deal!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Ziploc Printable Coupons

I received an email from Right@Home today – it had an offer for $1.50/2 on any 2 Ziploc products.  The ones I printed expire 8/20.  GO HERE and sign up – then you can print your coupons!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Kroger Mega Deal

For all of you who don’t know – the Kroger Mega Deal Sale continues this week as well.  So, don’t worry about rushing out to try to get something that has been on your list from the Mega Deal before the end of tonight!

Here is my WEEK 2 transaction I have planned:

ITEM QTY unit price total price minus Qs total
Simply Orange 1 2.49 2.49 .75 1.74
Juicy Juice 2 1.99 3.98 1.00 2.98
Yoplait 3 1.99 5.97 3.15 2.82
Rolaids 1 1.09 1.09 1.00 .09
Birds Eye Frozen Veggies 3 1.49 4.47 1.00 3.47
TOTAL         11.10

Unit prices listed are AFTER $5 Mega Deal. 

I might have to figure out one more transaction.  I could use some more yogurt at that nice price!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Wal-Mart School Supply Specials

Here is a list of deals that should be at your local Walmart for the Back To School Season! 

24-pack crayons--$0.25 each
2-pack Elmer Stick glue--$0.25 each

70-sheet notebook--$0.15 each

2-pocket folders--$0.15 each
Black and White Composition Notebooks--$0.35 each
Crazart Washable Markers--$0.70 each
Scissors--$0.74 each
Crazart colored pencils--$0.75 each
Crayola Washable Markers (8-count)--$0.75
Crayola Colored Pencils (12-count)--$1
RoseArt Paint (8-count)—$1

There are reports of the 24 packs of Crayola Crayons for $.15 ea and 70 pg spiral notebooks for 5 cents each!

I also saw posts that the Washable Crayola Markers aren’t $.75 but $2.

If you are at Walgreens this week – they have the Crayola Colored Pencils for $.99 ea!

Thanks so much to MoneySavingMom for compiling this list!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Some Deals For YOU!

I am hearing of several new couponers visiting my blog, so I thought it might be helpful to go thru this week’s SmartSource and tell you what I thought were good coupons!

But, first, MY DEAL OF THE DAY!

Walgreens – SCOTCH brand transparent tape on sale for $.39 each. In the 7/12 RP insert there is a coupon for $1/3. When you buy 3 tapes and use this coupon you pay $.17!! I must admit that I used all 12 of my coupons and got 36 rolls of tape. There were a ton there – I didn’t come close to clearing off the shelf – and there are NO LIMITS on this sale!

This week’s SmartSource has some fairly good coupons. If you are new to couponing – this might help you spot the “good” coupons.

Chex Mix $.50/1 BBQ or Sour Cream & Onion
This is – I am certain – a way for them to have you try a new flavor. If you think you will like that flavor – be sure to hold onto the coupon. Most stores double coupons up to $.50 – so that is $1/1 chex mix. When Kroger runs them on sale you can get them really cheap – sometimes free if you have a loadable on your card (cellfire.com or shortcuts.com)

Revlon $1/1 PLUS Target Revlon $1/1 = $2/1 Revlon Color Product! Keep an eye out – and keep those coupons together – as they might run a great promotion soon!

$3/2 Pull-Ups Flushable Moist Wipes – There are reports that Walmart has 42 ct. packs for $1.64. Using this coupon your Wipes would be $.14 each!! That is a great coupon to have!!

$1/1 White Cloud – Here are the prices I have found while searching online…..I need to confirm at my local Walmart! Reg. White Cloud 4 pk $2, Reg. White Cloud 12 pk (db rolls) $5.44, Green Earth White Cloud 4 pk (= to 10.5 rolls) $2.78. While I have to say we are set on TP for a while, I am gonna wait to see if there is a FREE deal out there before I spend any OOP on TP! But, if you are in need of it, this is a good coupon!

$1/1 Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste – This is a good one to hold onto! Keep a watch at CVS & Walgreens. A lot of times they will do ECBs or RRs back for purchasing specific toothpaste. Since this is specific to SENSITIVE – this might be a harder deal to find! If you ever see a “$1/1 ANY Colgate Toothpaste” you are almost guaranteed free toothpaste before the coupon expires!

From the Parade Magazine:
$.25/1 Charmin 4 Big Roll, Charmin Ultra Strong or Charmin Ultra Soft. Most grocery chains will triple this coupon making it $.75. So, if you are brand loyal on your TP, this is a good coupon to have on hand!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Volunteer to Serve

I think this is a pretty cool effort on Sage Hospitality’s part!  Give 8 hours, get a complimentary stay or 50% off your hotel stay! 

Visit Sage Hospitality to learn a lot more!

We could all give a little more to those that need it!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Shop It to Me!

I just got an invitation to join Shop It To Me 

This is a great online shopping site – and it has a really good referral program.

Join Now and for every 10 referrals you get, you get a $10 gift card to your choice of several different stores.

This is a fun way to shop and save!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Ad Preview for this weekend!

www.southernsavers.com has posted the insert preview for this coming week. Head on over to her site and take a peek at the list!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’

Kroger Mega Sale - $17.65 for all this!

I ran to Kroger this AM (with three kids in tow)!  I had my shopping transactions planned (9 of them – to make the best use of my coupons).  I really wanted to get it all done – so I could do it all at once.

I ended up doing 8 of the 9 transactions!

Here is what I got:

29- Kraft Natural Cheese
7 – Sunny D Smoothie (one is in the frig – girls dove into it already)
4 – Sobe Waters
5 – Chex Mix
6 – Soft Soaps
6 – Lady’s Speed Stick Deodorant
7 – Rolaids (3 packs)
5 – Purina Dog Food – Little Bites
6 – Hartz Crunch and Clean
7 – Temptation Cat Treats

Items not part of the sale:
1 – Frenchs Mustard
1 – Kroger Mayo
1 – Kroger Syrup
1 – Kroger Dozen of Eggs
2 – Banana Bunches

Grand Total from all 8 Transactions:  $17.65

My main goal was to stock up on cheese, because we didn’t have stockpile of it.  I really didn’t “NEED” any of the other stuff at the mega sale…..they were just fillers to get my good cheese prices.  This is how I will look at it……  If I divide the total $17.65 by 29 packages of cheese, it comes to $.61 per bag of cheese.  Everything else today was FREE!  YIPPEE!

Those that know me know that we don’t have any pets!  My plan is to sell the pet stuff at a very low cost to those that might need it.  Doing this will help re-coop my price of my cheese!  I figure if I sell the pet stuff for $1 per item I will make up my total spend for today.  We will see.

Kroger Mega Sale

One thing….I realized tonight while shopping with a friend of mine – that I bought the wrong Sunny Ds.  Apparently they aren’t the smoothies.  Although all of mine say “smooth” on them.  I guess I don’t pay enough attention to SunnyDs (we have never had them) to know what is what.  My Kroger doesn’t have the Smoothies!  I guess my cashier pushed thru the SunnyDs – Karen’s refused her coupon. 

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Monday, July 13, 2009

Kroger Mega Sale starts 07/15/09

Well, the word is quickly spreading about another Kroger Mega Sale beginning this week.  This is where you have to buy 10 participating items and you receive $5 off your transaction, automatically at checkout.  I use to approach these sales by saying, I don’t have time or brainpower to get 10 qualifying items.  Now, I find myself preparing for the sale, clipping coupons and reading blogs.

I have found lots of info on www.southernsavers.com AND ZM from KatyCouponers just did a fabulous post.  So, be sure to check those blogs out and get ready for the sale.  You can really get some great deals. 

This time, my main thing is Kraft Cheese.  I am not stockpiled on it yet, and it is gonna be a great price. 

So, prepare now – shop the sale – and save a lot!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

$.50 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, FREE BIC Soleil, and Cheap School Supplies!

We headed out on several quick runs this AM!  On our way to get extra papers, we stopped at Dollar General to see what Electrasol Tabs were priced at there.  (at ours it is 15 ct. box for $3.00)  That is a bit high for me, but I felt guilty going in and not buying anything.  So, I used my coupon from today’s Sunday Paper Inserts ($2.50/1) and paid $.50 for the box.  I will continue to keep an eye out for Target to run them on sale and hope to get the for FREE by using the coupon.

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Next, we stopped at the $.99 Store and got 10 papers.  There was a nice lady there with her coupon binder – she was informing the cashier of all the ways us crazy couponers that buy extra papers save tons of money.  I gave my blog address to both of them – hope they come by to visit!

Then we went to CVS.  I had $10 in ECBs to use.  I was hoping for several finds there…..I had a raincheck for the Always Infinity Pads -- $4/1.  My raincheck was for $4.99.  Score, no problems in redeeming my raincheck and getting 2 boxes of those.  And, I had been hunting for the BIC Soleil Razors that were clearanced for $2.99.  I had coupons for $3/1 and was happy to find 10 razors at the CVS we stopped at!  YIPPEE!  We also purchased a bunch of different school supplies.  Here is what we got and how much we paid:

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QTY ITEM PRICE COUPONS USED PAID ECB Earned
10 BIC Soleil Razors $2.99 9- $3/1 $2.90 $0
1 CVS 5 Subject Notebook $3.99 none $3.99 $3
3 Papermate Grip 8 pack Pens $.99 none $2.97 $2.97
2 CVS 1 subject notebooks $.99 none $1.98 $1.98
2 CVS 5” scissors $2.99 none $5.98 $5.98
2 CVS Plastic Rulers $.99 none $1.98 $1.98
2 Always Infinity Pads $4.99 $4/1 $1.98 $1.98
2 CVS Glue $.99 none $1.98 $1.98
1 CVS Coupon   $3/$15 purchase    
TOTALS       $20.76  
ECBs used       -$10.00  
Total Paid w/ TAX       $11.54  
ECBs earned         $17.89
TOTAL OOP (including cash + ECBs)         $3.65

Then we headed to Kroger.  We had a Raincheck for Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner.  I drug my feet on this one because I had so many coupons and only one raincheck.  The coupons were for $.50/1 – so that meant that I had to do three cleaners in one transaction.  Thus, splitting up the transactions.  I had enough coupons to do 17 transactions.  Ummmm….they didn’t have that many toilet bowl cleaners!  So, I went into the store and approached the nicest looking cashier.  I asked him if he would be willing to do separate transactions using my raincheck.  He said that he would!  I was so excited.  We got 18 bottles of toilet bowl cleaner.  Paid $.50 each for $9 total.  I still have a bunch of coupons and am hoping for another good sale before they expire on August 3rd!  If you come to my house and see a dirty toilet – would you slap me, PLEASE!!!!

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Then we went to Walgreens for more school supplies.  I had $6 in RRs that were expiring today.  They have 2 pocket folders w/ tabs for $1/8 (using in-ad coupon).  We also took advantage of their $.99 Crayola markers – but when I got home I realized they weren’t washable!  I will be returning those!  We also got erasers.  Aubrey found a coupon for the little animal erasers (and we needed something to get us to $6) so we added 2 of those in!  We paid $.16 OOP + $6 in RRs!

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All in all, I think we got a lot today for very little!  We are excited to almost be done with the school supply kit for Aubrey!

I hope that I have posted this quick enough for you to go grab some of these school deals if you need them!  CVS deals expire this Tuesday.  Remember – get rainchecks if they are out of items that you need!  CVS honors ECBs in their rainchecks!!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Red Plum / SmartSource 7/12 Preview

There will be two inserts this week.  Here is the list of what coupons will be in the inserts.  Remember, the coupons vary by region – but this should give you a good idea of what they will contain!

Smart Source
Cold Stone $1 off any size smoothie, shake, coffee or 2 for $6 Two Like it Size Signature Creations for $6.
$2.00/1 JointFlex
$.40/2 Totino's Rolls Snacks
$.55/1 any variety Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough
$.35/1 any size/variety refrigerated Pillsbury Grands biscuits
Lysol:
$.50/1 All Purpose Cleaner Trigger, Plus Bleach or Antibacterial Kitchen Cleaner; $1/1 disenfectant spray; $1/2 disinfectant wipes; $.50/1 all purpose cleaner pourables; $.50/1 toilet bowl cleaner; $.50/1
$1/2 General Mills Cereals (variety)
$.70/2 Nature Valley Granola Bars
$.50/2 Betty Crocker Fruit Shapes, etc.
$1/1 Romano's Macaroni Grill
$1/1 Wanchai Ferry Dinner Kit
$1/1 Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt multipacks
$.75/2 Yoplait products - Go-Gurt; Trix Multipack
$.35/1 Yoplait Go-Gurt, Kid Cup, Kids Yogurt Drink, Trix Multipack
$.75/1 Hormel Compleats
$.75/2 Hormel Compleats
$1/1 Tyson Fresh Chicken Product
$1/8 or more rolls of Scott Extra Soft Bath Tissue
$1/4 or more rolls of Scott Long Lasting Roll or Mega Roll Paper Towels
$.50/1 Scott Naturals Flushable Wipes Tub or Refill
$2/1 Benefiber or $2/1 Stick Pack
$5/1 Oster Clipper
$1/1 Oster Grooming Tools
$5/1 RapidBath Pet Bathing System
$1/1 HydroSurge Shampoos
$1.50/1 Lysol Neutra Air Sanitizing Spray
$1.50/1 GenTeal
BOGO any 1 Bufferin
$.50/3 Kleenex Facial Tissue or 1 Bundle Pack
$.50/2 Kleenex Anti-Viral, Lotion or Ultra Soft Facial Tissue
$1/1 Air Wick Scented Oil twin refill pack or 2 single refills
Get any Warmer Unit Free wyb Air Wick scented oil refill fragrance
$2.50/1 Finish/Electrasol Quantum, Powerball Tabs or Gelpacs
Blimpie (various)
Excedrin - $1/1 20 ct; $2/1 80 ct; $1/1 Back & Body 24 ct or larger

Red Plum
$3/1 Glade Plugins Scented Oil Lasting Impressions Holder
Buy any Glade Plugins Scented Oil refille get a warmer free
$1/1 Glade Plugins Scented Oil twin refill or two single refills
Duracell $.75/1 4 pk or larger (various); $1.50/1 4pk or larger (various) $1.50/1 6 pk or larger hearing aid
$2/1 UnderJams Night Wear
Free SatinCare wyb Venus Embrace Razor
$1/1 Olay Facial Moisturizer or Facial Cleanser
$2/1 Whiskas Purrfectly dry food for cats
$1/1 Whiskas Purrfectly 10 pack, fish or chicken entrees
Baskin Robbins BOGO 31 Below
$1/2 12.5 oz Nestle Butterfinger fun size bags candy
$1/1 Advil PM 16 ct or larger
$2/1 Advil PM 80 ct or larger
$2.50/2 cases Ball or Kerr jars for preserving
$.75/2 packages of Ball or Kerr lids
$1/1 Kiwi shoe care product
$6/1 11oz or larger Knox powders or caplets; $4/1 5.5 oz Knox powder or NutraMix for strong nails
$1.50/2 Wisk 2x Ultra or 3x Concetnrated Laundry Detergent 32 oz or larger
$.50/2 Pounce cat treats
$.75/1 Lever 2000 4 bar or larger
$1/2 Turkey Hill half gallons iced tea, Nature's Accents, lemonades or fruit drinks
$1/1 1.5 qts Turkey Hill ice cream (variety)
$1/1 Essence Magazine
$1/1 Scotch Tape 3 pack or larger
$1/3 rolls Scotch Tape
$1/2 5 oz or larger Beggin Strips/TBonz treats for dogs
Hardees (various)
Long John Silvers (various)

Thanks so SlickDeals for the ad preview!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Aaron Brothers Penny Sale!

My favorite frame shop does it again!  The Penny Sale is going on now.  It is a great place to buy frames – they offer a lot of different options and have good quality products.  

Also included in this sale are Artist Canvases. These make great summer craft projects for kids.  They can paint away – then you have art for your playroom walls, or anywhere else in your house!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Kellogg’s Fuel for School Rebate/Coupon

Kellogg’s & Dell are teaming up for a great promotion.  REGISTER HERE to download the rebate form.  There is a list of items on the form that are eligible purchases – to qualify for the rebate.  The fun thing is – is that EGGOS are listed on there!  There are a ton of PRINTABLES available that make Eggos $.50 at Target.  This turns into a moneymaker once the rebate check comes in the mail to you!

Special thanks to Abundant Food Savings and Common Sense with Money for the lead on this great promotion!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Reorganizing Our Stockpile

Well, I took some time this weekend to organize our stockpile – so that I could better know how much of what we have in the house. I wanted to get like things together! I had cleaning supplies & soap in each bathroom and in the kitchen….. So, to know at a glance what I have, I wanted to rearrange my stockpile.

I want to remind you that I have only been shopping as an ‘extreme couponer’ since the first of the year.

Here is a list of items that I won’t need to purchase for at least 9 mths – because my current qty will get us through the next nine months:

Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Dental Floss
Dental Picks
Cough Drops
Toilet Paper
Kleenex Tissues
Tampons / Pads
Qtips
Razors (men’s & women’s)
Shaving Cream (men’s & women’s)
Body Wash
Shampoo
Conditioner
Styling Products
Deodorant (both men’s & women’s)
Bar Soap
Liquid Hand Soap
Laundry Detergent
Fabric Softener
Febreeze, Renuizit
Lysol Spray
Lysol Pourable Cleaner
Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner Diapers Wipes

Dishwashing Soap
Dishwasher Detergent

Ziploc Freezer Bags
Ziploc Storage Bags
Napkins
Reynolds Aluminum Foil Wrap

KoolAid
Ketchup
BBQ Sauce Grillmates, Seasonings, Marinades
Cooking Oil

Breakfast Foods (frozen waffles, cereals, poptarts, etc)
Salsa Kraft Shredded Cheese (mexican, italian, mild cheddar)
Ice Cream

Ground Beef
Pork Chops
Pork Tenderloin
Various Beef Cuts (steak, roast, etc.)

I am sure there are other things that I have missed, but I wanted to show you how quickly you can build a stockpile.

Having this stockpile significantly reduces my OOP each week. The key is to purchase enough at rock bottom prices to last you until it reaches rock bottom again!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Redbox Promo Code for Today

From Redbox:

It’s the first Monday of the month, and that means it is time for the monthly Redbox promo code that works at all Redbox locations. Today’s code is:

4J7LF6

Expires tonight (Mon, July 6) at midnight.

Here is another code that might be working as well!  (thru July 7)

7HE79B

Happy Movie Night!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Friday, July 3, 2009

P&G Inserts this Sunday

Usually with Holiday Weekends there are no coupon inserts.  This weekend seems to be an exception.  There will be a P&G insert.

Thanks to HCW / Slickdeals for the list!

This insert is called P & G Back to School.
PUR or PUR Flavor Options Systems Save $3 (7/31/09)
PUR Pitcher or Faucet Mount Multi Pack Filters Save $3.00 (7/31/09)
Bounty Napkins Save .25 (7/31/09)
Bounty Napkins or paper Towels save .25 (7/31/09)
Dawn Save .25 on any one product (7/31/09)
Free Febreze Air Effects when you buy any Febreze Fabric Refresher (7/31/09)
Febreze Noticeables Starter Kit Save $4.00 (7/31/09)
Tide Save $1 on any one Tide detergent (7/31/09)
Crest Whitestrips Save $5.00 (7/31/09)
Oral B Manuel Brush Single Pack Save $1 (7/31/09)
Crest Rinse 440 ml or larger save .75 (7/31/09)
Crest toothpaste 4.2 oz or larger save .75 (7/31/09)
Free Head & Shoulders Shampoo or Conditioner when you buy one Head & Shoulders Shampoo or Conditioner (I found 14 of these) (7/31/09)
Secret Save $1 (8/31/09)
Tampax save .50 (7/31/09)
Always save .50 (7/31/09)
Covergirl Save $1 on any product (7/31/09)
Olay Facial Moisturize Save $1 (7/31/09)
Olay Hand or Body Lotion Save $1 (7/31/09)
Pantene Save $2 on any one Pantene Full & Thick product (7/31/09)
Clairol Family Product Save $2 (7/31/09)
Pantene buy any Shampoo and Conditioner get any one Styler or Treatment Free (I found 16 of these) (7/31/09)
Venus Embrace or Venus Breeze Razors Save $2 (7/31/09)
Olay Bar Pack Save $1 (7/31/09)
Olay Body Eash or In Shower Body Lotion Save $2 (7/31/09)
Herbal Essences Shampoo, Conditioner, Styler Save $1.00 (7/31/09)
Prilosec Save $1 (7/31/09)
Fixodent Save .50 on 1.2 oz or larger (7/31/09)
Fixodent save $1.50 on any 2 1.2 oz or larger (7/31/09)
Cascade Save $1 on any one (7/31/09)
Charmin Save .25 on any one Charmin product (7/31/09)
Pampers Save $1 (7/31/09)
Pampers Swaddler Sensitive, Swaddlers, Cruisers Save $2 (7/31/09)
Pampers wipes 60 ct or larger save .50 (7/31/09)
Pampers Extra Protection Diapers Save $1 (7/31/09)

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

July 1st – Coupons Reset!

I just visited coupons.com to print some coupons.

It is a new month – so there are new coupons.  And, to boot, some that were out there last month have RESET – so, if you had printed the limit on Eggo Bake Shop, Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks, or Pictureka, you will be able to get two more per computer!

Many times good coupons will reset, so be sure to print them in a timely manner, because at some point thru the month, they might surprise us and reset – so that you can print more!

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

More Sales at ToysRUs

Cool Deals on some Cool Games!

10% off EVERY video game 10% off EVERY video game accessory and 5% off EVERY video game console or handheld hardware including any brand new Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, Sony PSP or Nintendo DS hardware system!

Get 10% off all of the hottest and newest Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS & DSi, Xbox360, Playstation 2,Playstation 3 and Sony PSP video games. Choose from all the cool new titles like Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Fight Night Round 4, Guitar Hero, Overlord II, and LEGO Battles!

Get the hottest systems and video games now at BIG savings at Toys”R”Us (sale is through July 4th).  Be sure to PRINT THE COUPONS before you head to the store! 

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!

Toys R Us Coupons

I found online at Toys R Us they have coupons online to print. 

You can get to the coupons by watching the scrolling screen on their homepage.  Then click when you see the 70% off screen OR the one about video game coupons.

Here is the link to 4 baby coupons.  I don’t shop Toys R Us enough to know, but I believe you can combine Toys R Us coupons w/ manufacture coupons.

If you need diapers, it might be the place to go.

May your day be ‘just frugalicious’!