Friday, May 29, 2009

More Friday Finds

Coupon for MorningStar Product:

$5 Ekunba Dog Food (by mail)

Arm n Hammer Coupons:

Kraft High-$ Coupons (IP) Still Available Here:

Deals Found Friday

Bogo at Baskin Robbins (participation may vary, call first for confirmation at your location):

Free IceCream at Walmart - Check your zip code here for a participating store:

New Website Community for YOU!

Check out your new online community for all things family....

Born out of service to Oak Harbor MOPS, this website now serves anyone, in any community -- although, Oak Harbor folks can depend on it for their family fun activity/event listing site...

Still under construction, but sure to grow.

Stop by, say "hi" and register for the Weekly Bulletin, your invitation to site updates and lil' bits of inspiration...

Meanwhile, don't worry -- the time and money-saving information will continue here as well!

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Misc Deals Found Today...

$1/1 Wet Ones (on sale now at Albertsons & Safeway 10/$10 travel size)

Free O.B. Tampons:

Join the Dairy Queen Blizzard e-Mail Club, get a Free Blizzzard:

Save .55/1 New Sunny-D Smoothies:

Free Summer Bowling For Kids under 15 - Find a participating center here:

Buy One, Get One Free Wendys Frosty:

Barnes n Noble Childrens Reading Program - Free Book after kids have read eight books:

Half Price Books Feed Your Brain Childrens Reading Program Summer 2009:

Quizznos Savings Club for Coupons and Free Cookie on your Birthday:

Join the Kashi Foods Community For Exclusive Coupons, etc:

Chuck E Cheese Stay-Cation Coupons:

$20 in Slim-Fast Coupons:

Print $10.50 in Arm & Hammer Coupons:

Albertsons Deals where to get a good list:

For photographed examples of how to save the most, see ThriftyMom:

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

I Saved $100-plus, here's how!

We ventured to Safeway yesterday, in time to take advantage of their weekend specials. A friend of mine presented me with at $10/50 coupon, but that was just the beginning.

It took very little time, perhaps 20 minutes, to match what they had on sale with the coupons I had. Most of the coupons I used were from -- and other IP (Internet Printable) coupons.

Here's what we scored at Safeway:
one California Kitchen Pizza
2 Digorno Flatbreads (there were coupons on the freezer case for $1/1)
six peaches
one pound container strawberries (Free with coupon from
six corn on the cob
One honeydew melon
Enough Top Round Steaks for 8 servings
Two pounds Safeway packaged ham lunchmeat
Two oscar meyer pkgs hot dogs
Three Del Monte Cups Grapefruit
Three Kraft Mac n Cheese Cups
Three Cans Cream Mushroom Soup
Four pounds frozen chicken breasts
Two pounds cooked, frozen shrimp
One bottle chilled wine (it was warm yesterday!)
Two bags of Dorittos
One Sweet Spice BBQ Sauce
Two cans baby corn cobs
Two pounds stem on tomatoes
Final Paid Price was $61.58
Saved $100.86

Today, I went to Albertsons:
One pair reading glasses (for husband- on clearance - were originally $14.99)
One nice pair sunglasses (for me-on clearance, were originally $14.99)
Three Betty Crocker Frostings
Four Suddenly Salad Mixes
Two Dri Idea Deodorants (on clearance, were originally $4.xx, had $2/1 IP Coupons)
Ten Propel Waters
Two Warm Delights mini packs
Six Sara Lee Bagels
Two pkgs Temptations Cat Snacks (had BOGO cpn, on sale-for son's food drive)
Final Price Paid: $21.14
Saved $66.51

Again, it was a process of matching sales/promotions with coupons -- and a few lucky clearance items.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

5/16 Deals:

Save on Johnsons Baby Products:

Sign Up Now to Get $4 in Cheerios Coupons in June:

New Walmart Free Samples:

In My Mailbox Recently/Today:
An Email from Ebates, 5.xx was deposited into my PayPal account, based on my purchases - nice suprise for the day!

$30 in Proctor Gamble Coupons from their new spring booklet, including a free cascade rinse

.75/1 Whole Fruit Coupons!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

$-Saving Links & Hints 5/13

A new $1.50 Coupon Kashi Waffles:

Become a Facebook Fan of Snapple, Print a BOGO Coupon (12/31 exp):

Print $50 in Kraft Coupons Here (several are $1/1, exp in 30 days)-Return to print a second set:
You can print a 3rd set of these Kraft Coupons at

Coupons in Places You Might Otherwise Overlook:Recently found coupons in the "Relish" newspaper supplement/magazine which came in my Skagit Valley Herald. Coupons for Kraft Items in there. Sunday's Parade Magazine and USA Weekend also offer frequent coupon opportunities.
Where have you found unexpected savings?

Are you a commissary shopper? Get your Free Hormel Meal Coupon (by mail):

Albertsons: Kellogs Cereal - has printable coupons for the Kelloggs cereals which are on a special promotion this week.
General Mills Sale this week beginning 5/13.
Coupons for these items at and
Match the $4 off when you Buy $10 with the coupons and some items fall to less than $1 each.

Also can direct you to where you can find insert coupons or additional IP (Printable) coupons.

BOGO sale at Albertsons also, in the meat, deli and bakery departments.

$5.99 Halibut (at Oak harbor Albertsons) beginning Friday, while supplies last.

Also 3-day Produce Sale Friday thru Sunday.

Safeway: Visit their website for IP coupons, including FREE Strawberries!

$1.69 Meat Sale;
"Buy 5, Save $5 Cereal & Snacks Sale (match with General Mills/Kellogs Coupons at - then, these items will be $1.50/1 or less.

Arbys Wednesday Freebies - Wednesday 5/13: Free Roast Burger with Soft Drink Purchase. Print a copy of this Flyer(your Arbys may not require a copy-call before you print?!), bring in for your freebie.
See the other Freebies here:

70% off Gift Certificates-- plan dining for those summer road trips now-anywhere across the country!
The Coupon code is
"TASTY", through May 16.

Saving Money on Organic Food: - Print coupons and request a coupon booklet to be sent to you by mail.

Farmers Market Recipe Booklet:

FUZE Settlement: If you have purchased FUZE drinks in the past, you may be eligible to participate in this settlement:

Free Weekly Money Saving Tip Via Email:
You may have seen the commercials, it's encouragment towards saving money, rather than spending.

Getting the Most for Your Money, Made Easy!In Three Steps
1. Save and File your Sunday Inserts

2. Network with;; or - they offer FREE matched lists of Sales both using coupons and without coupons. They tell you how much you'll save and where to find the coupons (in your dated & filed inserts).

3. Clip the coupons from your dated & filed inserts or pull them from your coupon binder/file/box or envelopes.

4. (I know we said 3, but this one makes it easier as well) In your coupon binder/box/file or envelope, put the store list and the coupons in the store-specific place.Several Bloggers also do the "Matching" homework for you.

Check out one of our favorites:

Mars Chocolate Freebies Every Friday (through September) - Register Here and Check Back Every Friday:

Free Sample of "Always"

Free Samples Every Friday from Dover:Sign up and each Friday, you'll get an email containing a link to your FREE samples of Dove publications. Cartoons (and how to draw them), clip art, puzzles (for all ages), educational books, hobbies and more:

One of My Favorites: Right at Home E-Newsletter from SE Johnson & CoThis informative, home-oriented email includes helpful tips, cleaning advice and more. As a member of this e-newsletter, you'll also receive invitations to register for free gift packs and coupons.
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Freebie 5/13

"BodyCology" fragrance at walmart:

Tuesday, May 12, 2009