Saturday, December 31, 2011

Scotch-Brite Coupons plus Walmart Scenario

There are a few coupons available on the Scotch-Brite Website including this one for $1 off any Bathroom Solutions Product.  Walmart has the Bathroom Sponge priced at $.97 (most stores) which would make this free plus $.03 overage!

Thanks Coupon Mom!!!

Last Day for Free Prints with Walgreens Photo

Don't forget, today is the last day to get 25 Free 4x6 Prints from Walgreens.  Use promo code PRINTNOW, limit of one use per account.  Have more than one email address?  It was worth it to me to upload to four separate accounts for 100 free prints!

*FREE* Fantastik with Pledge or Armstrong Floor Cleaner

I just spotted this Buy any Pledge or Armstrong floor Cleaner get Fantastic Cleaner FREE coupon!  Since it's the last day of the month, you might want to get this one before it disappears.  I used zip code 04102 and sorted by household.  Remember, Shaw's doesn't accept any printed coupons for free products, so take this one to Walmart for a great deal!  The fine print does say can't be combined with any other coupon, however the discount is on the Fantastic, so you should be able to use a value off to save on the Pledge or Armstrong!

Friday, December 30, 2011

Wet Ones Coupon Plus SavingStar Credit!

HURRY over and grab this $.75/1 Wet Ones coupon before the end of the month (when it is likely to disappear).  This is good on either the canisters or singles which should mean free or almost free t Shaw's after doubling, depending on prices.

Need more?  If you haven't yet, sign up for a SavingStar account.  You can select certain items to receive credit for when they are purchased using your rewards card.  There is currently a credit available for $.75 back on Wet Ones!!!

Shaw's Super Stack on Simply Smart Chicken!

Starting today you can get a great deal on Perdue Simply Smart Chicken Fillets!  They are currently priced at $5.99 each.  Stack one $1/1 Shaw's Email Only Store Coupon with this $1/1 Perdue Simply Smart manufacturer's coupon for a final price of only $3.99 each!!!  As always, the store coupon has a maximum of one per customer rather than the standard of four when it comes to manufacturer's coupons, so you may need to head out a few times this week!!!

Thursday, December 29, 2011

JCPenney Christmas Stocking Clearance!!!

Ready to upgrade your stockings?  I found myself with that very thought just weeks before Christmas.  Of course, that is the WORST time to find a great deal.  Now you can head over to JCPenney Online and snag super cute designs for only $6 or $7 each!  Select free shipping to store with the promo code FREESHIP (I refuse to pay for shipping).

Personalization is an extra charge of $5 per stocking, but I would suggest getting them without the monogram and adding it later with a local company for less!  If you're looking for a great option, check out Superior Image Embroidery in Windham.

Shaw's Match-Up for 12/30-1/4

The Box Tops Promotion is Back!!!  
Buy any 10 eligible items and save $5 instantly, plus earn $25 in Box Tops!!!

Grands Biscuits 2/$4
Use $1/3 from 10/23 SS, 11/13 GM, 12/4 SS or 12/11 SS
or $.50/2 Sweet Rolls, $.40/2 Grands Biscuits or $.60/2 Crescent Rolls (if included)
Final Price, as low as $1.40 each if Crescents are included

Pillsbury Dinner Rolls, Bread or Pizza Crust 2/$6
Use $1/one product above AND Crescent Rolls
Final Price will Vary

Betty Crocker Cake or Brownie Mix 2/$3
Use $1 off BOTH Cake Mix and Frosting from 11/13 GM or 12/11 SS
Frosting 2/$4 (not included in promotion)
Final Price $2.50 for cake mix and frosting

Pillsbury Toaster Strudel or Scramblers 2/$6

Yoplait GoGurt or Delights Yogurt 2/$6
Use $1/2 Yoplait GoGurt from the 11/6 SS
Final Price $2.50 each

Yoplait Kids Cups 2/$5

Use $1/2 Yoplait GoGurt from the 11/6 SS
Final Price $2.00 each

Yoplait Multi Pack 2/$5

Old El Paso Refried Beans or Taco Shells $1.25, or Tortilla Stuffers or Dinner Kits $2.50
Use $.50/1 Old El Paso Product
or $.60/3 Old El Paso Products
Final Price as low as $.25 each!!!

Progresso Bread Crumbs 2/$4

Betty Crocker or Ocean Spray Fruit Snacks 2/$4

Deal Idea:

My plan, with access to two computers, is to maximize the Old El Paso option.  I can print four of each of the coupons above.  To maximize my savings, I will use four $.50/1 Old El Paso Product coupon, and two of the $.60/3 Old El Paso Products.
Pre-Coupon Price for all 10 products $12.50
Coupons will double for savings of $6.40
Plus I will save $5 instantly for purchasing 10 participating products
Final cost only $1.10!!!
Don't need quite so many taco shells or refried beans???  This is still a great deal with the higher priced options!


Fresh Express Salad Blends $1.99
Use $.55/1 Fresh Express Salad Coupon, should double (see details in link)
Final Price $.89

Lean Cuisine Dinners 5/$10
I know this isn't a coupon deal, but the best I've ever seen these for is 4/$10!

Doritos or Tostitos B2G2 Free

Friendly's Ice Ceam BOBO

Red Pack Tomatoes 10/$10
Use 1 $1/3 Red Pack Tomatoes
Final Price $.67 each

Green Giant Steamers $1.88
Use $1/3 from the 11/13 GM or 12/11 SS
Final Price $1.55 each!

Aunt Jemima Waffles $1.88
Use $1/2 Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfast Food
Final Price $1.38 each WYB 2

Swiss Miss Cocoa Mix $1.49 (Bonus Ticket Item)
Use $1/3 from the 11/13 SS
Final Price $1.16 each WYB 3

Progresso Panko Breadcrumbs 2/$5
Use $1/1 from 11/13 GM
Final Price $1.50 each

Huggies Jumbo Pack Diapers $9.49
Use (2) $2/1 Jumbo Pack Huggies Pull-Ups
Catalina Deal: $5 OYNO WYB 2 Huggies Jumbo Packs between 12/25 and 1/6
Pay $14.98 and get $5 back!!!

Cookie Crisp, Kix, Total, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Possibly More GM Cereals 2/$4
Use $1/2 from 12/11 GM
or $1/3 General Mills Cereals
Final Price as low as $1.50 each

Yoplait Yogurt 10/$6 plus $2 OYNO WYB 20
Use (2) $1/10 from 11/13 GM
Pay $11 for 20, only $.55 each and get $2 back!

RARE Fresh Express Salad PDF Coupon!!!

Here's another great PDF coupon...meaning no print limits!!!  Use this direct link for a $.55/1 Fresh Express Salad PDF coupon.  The text above the coupon indicates one per customer, however the actual coupon states one per purchase, so I will use 4 at Shaw's tomorrow.  These will be on sale for $1.99 each!  Worried about the coupon doubling???  It does indicate "DO NOT DOUBLE", however the barcode starts with a 5, meaning the coupon will automatically double at the register.  The only way it wouldn't is if the cashier manually removes the doubling, so make sure you pick a good cashier!

Thanks I Love To Gossip!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Huggies Pull-Up Coupon Stack at Target!

I posted earlier about a new $2/1 Huggies Pull-Ups coupon...well, this deal just got better!  There is a new $2/1 Huggies Pull-Ups Target Store Coupon also available to print.  These can be stacked for $4 off a jumbo pack, usually priced at only $9.49 each!!!

Good as Free Beauty Products, only $.01 Shipped!

HURRY because this promotion is only good for the first 1,000 people to sign up!  Head over to Julep to take their Style Quiz.  You will then be given the chance to purchase $40 or $45 worth of beauty products for only $19.99.  This is with enrollment in a monthly membership, however use the promo code SHAREON at checkout and your total will drop to $.01!!!  If it doesn't drop all the way down at first, select your shipping method and state and it will!  You can cancel at any time by calling Julep, just wait for the first box to ship then cancel to avoid the $19.99 monthly fee!

Thanks Hip2Save!

Check Out What I Came Home to In My Mailbox!!!

I don't know how or why, but Oakhurst Dairy sent me a $10 grocery gift card to congratulate us on the latest edition to our family, our seven month old son!  I think this is pretty brilliant, since the price of milk is regulated in Maine, so coupons are not allowed.  The Oakhurst Facebook Page does have coupons very often, but on other products such as Sour Cream and Iced Tea.  This is actually a free $10 to spend at participating New England grocery stores on ANYTHING!!!  Thank you Mr. Bennett!!!

*HOT* Pull-Up Coupon Plus SavingStar Bonus!

Hurry before they're gone and grab this RARE $2/1 Huggies Pull-Ups coupon.  If you participate in the CVS Buy 6 Get 1 Free promotion, don't forget it re-sets as of 12/31 so this couldn't come at a better time. Need more???  Head over to SavingStar and add the $2 back on your purchase "coupon".  Once you have a total of $5 in your account you can cash it in!!!

Thanks Wild for CVS!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Cracker Barrel Cheese Coupon Plus Shaw's Scenario

I was putting together my shopping list for holiday parties and found myself having a hard time coming to terms with the idea of buying products without coupons.  Here's one less thing to pay full price for!  Head on over to the Cracker Barrel Facebook page for this $1/2 Cracker Barrel Products coupon.  Shaw's has the block cheese on sale 2/$4 this week, so they're only $1.50 each after the coupon, regularly priced at $4.99 each!!!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Today's Shaw's Savings!

Not only can I plan the deals, I LOVE making them reality!  Most of these deals were listed in this week's Shaw's Match-Ups and a few have been added based on new coupon which have become available over the rest of the week.

A couple of the additions are the $.99/1 Coke Zero and the $1/1 Poland Spring Sparkling Water.  I also used four $.75/1 Muir Glen Product coupons each of which doubled for $.29 cans of tomatoes as well as one $.75/1 Land O Lakes Eggs coupon for $1.50 off!  The re-usable shopping bag was free thanks to an instant winner ticket from the Wish Big Win Big game.

Retail Total $73.45
After Store Card Promotions $56.63
Coupon Total $37.75 off including doubling
Paid $18.88 for a 75% Savings!!!

FREE Packing Tape at Wal-Mart!

I was putting together my Wal-Mart list for today and found another great coupon with unlimited prints!  Head on over to the Duck Brand Page for a $1/1 Packing Tape coupon which will make these FREE at Wal-Mart.  What's even better?  Just like the Mueller's Pasta Coupon you will have the option to select the number of desired prints as well as print quality!!!

Thanks I Love to Gossip!

Nabisco Crackers B2G1 MORE PRINTS!!!

Have you already printed the Buy 2 Get 1 Free Nabisco Crackers Coupon on  Well, I just found it right on the Wal-Mart Site as well, and was able to print two more, yay!!!

DiGiorno Pizza Coupon

If you're like me, you don't always find great value in the Shaw's Email Only Coupons.  This week, they're doing things a little differently.  There are no store coupons, but there is a link to a $2/2 DiGiorno Pizzas Manufacturer's Coupon.  This can be used at Wal-Mart or any store with a great price on DiGiorno.  What's the catch?  It expires Friday, so hurry up and use it before it's too late!!!

Mueller's Pasta Coupon UPDATE!!!

I mentioned in this week's Shaw's Match-Ups that you can head over to the Mueller's Pasta Site to sign up for a $55/1 coupon making for Free Pasta this week.  Well, this deal just got even better!  Their coupon printer is not the same as what we're used to.  In fact, it opened my printer properties allowing me to select the number of copies I wanted as well as the print quality.  Go ahead and get as many as you want, and choose a print quality that will use less ink!!!

*HOT* Beechnut Cereal Coupon

I just found this $1/1 Beechnut Cereal in The Krazy Coupon Lady's Wal-Mart shopping list.  I was able to print two on one computer but only one on the other.  I would suggest using the link from scratch for the second print rather than back-browsing.  These are only $1.50 at Wal-Mart so only $.50 each after the coupon.  I will be getting three today!!!

Thank you Krazy Coupon Lady

Can He Coupon? Yes He Can!

I mentioned Thursday night that I was way too busy with baking and prepping for work holiday events to head out to the store.  We needed two things for the dish I was putting together, but we are NOT the kind of people who run out to get a couple of things!  As strange as it seems, I hadn't even been to Shaw's yet this week!  I sent in a husband!

What did we need?  Blue Cheese Dressing and two blocks of Cream Cheese.  These came to a total of $5.57, and we didn't have any coupons so we went with store brand options.  Here's the rest of my husband's success!

Essential Everyday Pasta $1 Each
Use 1 $1/1 EE Product Coupon from the Shaw's Holiday Book (in stores)
Final Price FREE (limit 1 per transaction)

2 Bob Evans Side Dishes $3.29 
Use 2 $.75/1 Bob Evans Side Dish, coupons will double
Final price $1.79 each

4 Kleenex Hand Towels 2/$5
$.75/1 from 12/4 SS
Final Price $1 each

Nesquik Chocolate Milk 4/$5
I found a great coupon in a gas station about a month ago for $.35/1, which doubles
Final Cost $2.20 for all 4

Smart Balance Milk $3.69
Use 1 $.75/1 Smart Balance Milk Coupon which doubled
Final Price $2.19

Golden Delicious Apples $2.16 and Bananas $.69
Use $2 off any Produce Purchase from the Freshly Made Holiday Book (mailed to home only)
Paid $.85 for both!

Final Cost $18.74
Saved $20.71
That's a 53% savings!!!

Way to go Honey!!!

Almost Free Coke Zero!

Just in time for Holiday Parties, Coca-Cola Zero has released a $.99 off Any Size Facebook Coupon!  Shaw's has all 2-Liter Coke Products on sale for $1 this week, so pick these up for only $.01 each!!!  You are allowed two prints per computer as usual, so start calling friends and family to print more for you.  Free is fabulous!!!

Thanks Wild for Wags!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Poland Spring Sparking Water - RESET!!!

If you printed the $1/1 Poland Spring Sparking Water coupon last time it came around, you can again!  Head on over to their Facebook page or use this link for FREE sparking water at Shaw's or Hannaford!

Thanks I Love to Gossip!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Shaw's Match-Up 12/16-12/22

Don't forget about the great coupons in the Fresh Made Holiday Book.  If you received one in the mail, there are a few extra coupons in there!  This week, you can use the $2 off any produce item in the mailed book. 

Here are just some of the deals for the upcoming week!

Mix and Match BOGO (lowest price item free)
Mrs. Smith's Pies
Edy's Ice Cream
Village Candles

General Mills Cereal or Nature Valley Granola Bars 2/$6 and earn free Milk OYNO
Coupon Choices:
$1/2 GM Cereals from 12/11 SmartSource
$1/2 Chex Cereal from 11/13 GM or 12/4 SmartSource
or $1/3 GM Cereals Printable Coupon
If Included:
$1/2 NV Granola Thins from 11/13 GM
$1/2 NV Sweet and Salty Nut Bars from 10/23 SmartSource (exp. 12/17)

Green Giant Frozen Vegetables $1
Buy 3, Use 1 $1/3 from 11/13 GM or 12/11 SS
Final Price $2.00

Mueller's Pasta $1
Sign up for a $.55/1 Coupon
Coupon will double
Final Price FREE

Scotties Facial Tissue $1
Buy 5
Use 1 $1/5 from the 12/11 Red Plum
Final Price $4, or $.80 each

Fresh Express Salad Blends or Baby Blends 
Sale Price $1.99

Frito Lay Tostitos

Philadelphia Cream Cheese 

Thomas's English Muffins 

Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero or Sprite 12-packs
Sale Price 3/$10 (must buy 3)

Land 'O Lakes Butter $2.99
Use $.50/2 from 10/23 SmartSource
or $.75/1 Land O Lakes Butter use zip code 60712
Final Price, as low as $1.49 each after coupon doubles!

Hood Sour Cream 2/$4
Use $1/1 from 12/11 SmartSource
Final Price $1 each!

French's Fried Onions $2.99
Use $.50/1 from 11/6 SmartSource, coupon will double
Final Price $1.99 each

Pillsbury Rolls B2G1
Multiple $1/2 options:
10/23 SS
11/13 GM
12/4 SS
12/11 SS

Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough 2/$5
Use $.55/1 Nestle Coupon which will double
Final Price $1.40 each

Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables 2/$4
Use $1/2 Printable Coupon (Like on Facebook)
Or $.50/1 Printable Coupon
Final Price as low as $1 each after coupon doubles

Sargento Shredded Cheese 2/$4

Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil 2/$5
Use $1/1 Reynolds Wrap Product Coupon
Final Price $1.50 each

Pillsbury Pie Crusts $2.99
Use $1/1 from 12/11 Smart Source
There are also $1/3 coupons in the 10/23 SmartSource and 12/4 SmartSource
Final Price as low as $1.99

I Can't Believe it's Not Butter $2.99
Use $1/1 ICBINB Tub Coupon
Final Price $1.99

Ore'Ida Frozen Potatoes or French Fries 3/$10
Use 3 $1/1 Ore'Ida Sweet Potato Fries (will need access to 2 computers)
Final Price $7, or $2.33 each

Domino Baking Sugar $1.29
Use $.75/2 from 10/16 RP or 12/4 SS, coupon will double
Pay $1.08 for both or only $.54 each!

HomeLife Disinfecting Wipes $1.99
Use 1 $1/1 HomeLife Cleaning or Trash Bag Product from the Freshly Made Holiday Book
Final Price $.99

Sunday, December 11, 2011

*NEW* Birds Eye Coupon Plus Charitable Contribution

Head over to the Birds Eye Facebook Page for a $1/2 coupon.  Simply like their page, create a Veggie Powered plate, and get your coupon!  What's even better?  Every plate uploaded or created means Birds Eye will donate vegetables for 10 meals to Share Our Strength!

Can you guess what we're having for dinner???

I like a good deal, any deal, and this one is even better than I thought!  Subway's Customer Appreciation Promotion advertises $2 6-inch subs.  Well, you would expect that there would be a limit, or that this wouldn't translate to a deal on 12-inch...not the case!  A 12-inch is only $4!!!  Now, I must go eat my dinner!

Picaboo Calendar or Photo Book BOGO

Since my first son was born, I have made a tradition of giving photo calendars to close family members for Christmas.  I have always ordered from Walgreens, but this year, I discovered Picaboo.  I ordered a few last month using a Groupon deal, but didn't plan on getting more because they are much more expensive.  Well, with their current Buy One Get One Free Deal this was a no-brainer!

Their background options and layouts are so much nicer than any drugstore.  I could have paid around $80 at Walgreens for desk calendars, or $100 on Picaboo for wall calendars of much higher quality!  This deal ends at midnight on Tuesday so hurry up and start creating!

Here's One for the Boys! Parking Center ONLY $14.99!

Here's another toy deal at JCPenney.  This Parking Center for Diecast Cars is only $14.99, regularly priced at $39.99!!!

JC Penney Princess Doll Set Only $9.99

Do you have a little girl to shop for?  If so, check out this great deal JCPenney has on this Princess Doll 4-Piece Set.  Usually priced at $39.99, they're marked down to only $9.99!!!

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Toys R Us Crayola Update

What's that saying about seeming too good to be true???  Well, this deal was mostly true.  I received all three of my "ready to pick up" emails late last night, so I though I was good to go.  If you ordered this deal as well, make sure you scroll down in the email because you may have a hidden notice that part of your order could not be filled.

Under normal circumstances Toys R Us will just credit you back for the unavailable item.  In this case, the item I didn't get was free (the Dry Erase Markers) so there was no payment to credit back.  You may be thinking since I didn't pay for it, I shouldn't be upset.  Well, this is more of a matter of principle for me.

Toys R Us told me my product was available and completed the transaction.  They NEVER allow for substitutions on online orders.  I asked if there were any coupons or other offers available for the inconvenience...nothing.  I was told five times the order was cancelled, and that was that.  I even mentioned the possibility of going public with this experience, and nothing changed.

Again, I'm technically not out anything financially, but this is the opposite of customer service.  Had I known before finalizing the order that the item was not available, I would have made a different selection.  To me, offering a substitution is not a crazy request since that is basically what I would have done if their website could keep up with their inventory.  

It is now clear to me why I only shop there when there are deals like this, and now, not even then.  My local store is dirty, cluttered and rundown.  I don't think they've given the place a spruce since I shopped there as a child.  I do have a hard time turning down good deals, but it would have to be beyond amazing to get me back in there.

Here's Your Sunday Coupon Preview!

Head on over to Sunday Coupon Preview to get an idea of what you can expect tomorrow morning.  As always, my match-ups and deal ideas are based on what we actually get here in Maine.  Some of these may be regional, but my deals are always ones I could do myself!


I set out tonight determined to complete my Target Plan posted earlier this week.  You may notice a couple of items missing...the Maybelline Baby Lips display was cleared out!  Also, there were no more $2.99 Curel products, so no $5 gift card for me!  That's okay, because the $10 Gift Card on $50 Purchase was available again this week!

One Note: The Maine Mall Target doesn't have the holiday Zip-Loc containers, at least not that I could find.  The store coupon for $1 off both Betty Crocker Cookie Mix and Zip-Loc Holiday Container coupon worked on the non-holiday option.  Even better???  I chose the packages with $5 of coupons inside!

My total before coupons was $55.46
I saved $.15 for bringing my own bags (every little bit helps)
Coupons brought my total down to $25.04
I used my $10 Gift Card from Last Week's Target Trip
Total out of pocket only $15.04
Plus I earned another $10 Gift Card!!!

$.50 Poinsettia at Lowe's Plus Free In-Store Pick-Up!!!

Need a hostess gift for a holiday party?  If you're lucky enough that these are in stock at your local Lowe's, head over here and reserve your $.50 1 Quart Poinsettia.  The closest store to me showing them in stock is Brunswick, but check yours!!!

Tombstone Pizza Coupon=Happy Husband

I have a VERY hard time buying anything without a coupon, so this $1/3 Tombstone Pizzas Coupon will make it just a little easier to make my man happy!

Thanks We Use Coupons!

Friday, December 9, 2011

More Crayola Deals!!!

Oops, I did it again!!!  Here's the skinny...the Crayola BOG2 deal on the Toys R Us website is actually giving you the two HIGHER priced items free!  The first time around I used the 24-pack of crayons as my lowest priced item and got two of the highest priced included in the promotion.  This time, I searched for all Crayola products, narrowed down by "How To Get It" indicating In Store Pick-Up, and found a few things I was interested in.  My least expensive was only $3.99 so with tax my total was $4.19!!!  I grabbed the Wacky Tips Markers pictured here as well as the Twistables Colored Pencils and Classic 8-Pack Washable Markers!!!

NEW French's Mustard Coupons - Print and Save for a Sale at Shaw's!

These are great coupons for doubling, especially on a sale at Shaw's.  Print this one as well as $.50/1 Honey Dipping Sauce Here, use zip code 90210 if you don't see them at first and sort by food!

Thanks I Love to Gossip!

Toys R Us, Three Crayola Products for $1.29 With Pick Up in Store

HURRY over to Toys R Us and get these while you can.  Grab two of the Color Wonder Light Up Markers, and one 24-pack of Crayons.  The crayons are only $1.29 and with the Buy 1 Get 2 Free promotion, both markers are FREE!!!  I elected in-store pickup so my total with taxes was only $1.36!!!

Thank you I Love to Gossip

Thursday, December 8, 2011

$1.50 off 2 Lifesavers or Starburst Storybooks!

I just spotted this $1.50/2 Lifesavers or Starbursts Storybooks coupon.  Use zip code 04102 and sort by food if you don't see it at first!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Soft Scrub Printables plus Shaw's Scenario

Shaw's has the SoftScrub Bath and Bowl Cleaner on sale for $2.79 starting Friday.  Head on over Here to grab two different coupons.  Depending on what specific products are included in the sale, you can save an additional $1 or $1.50 off the sale price after coupons double!!!

Thanks I Love to Gossip!

Christmas Came Early at My House!!!

Tonight's freebie mission was a success!  Four stores and less than $4 out of pocket!!!


3 Snickers Nutcracker Candies
Sale Price $.39 each with in-flyer coupon
Used 1 $1/2 Mars Holiday Candies
Final Price $.23 for all 3


2 Packs of Huggies
Sale Price $9.49 Each
Used 2 $3/1 Huggies CVS Store Coupon
Stacked with 2 $2/1 Huggies coupon from last month's Wal-Mart Baby Insert
Price after coupons $8.98 which is a great deal to start with!
I paid with $5 in ECB from last week's Almay Deal
Plus the remaining $4.42 from my $10 gift card for purchasing $30 of select products 2 weeks ago
Final Out of Pocket $.46
I also got $1 ECB back, and have now bought 6 packages of Huggies, so I earned 1 FREE!!!


Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables
Sale Price $1 each
Used 4 $.50/1 Steamfresh which doubled
Final Price FREE

Land 'O Lakes Cinnamon Butter
Sale Price $1.50 each
Used 3 $.75/1 from the 11/13 SmartSource which doubled
Final Price FREE

HomeLife Utility Sponge 2-Pack
Priced at $.99
Used 1 $1/1 HomeLife Cleaning or Trash Bag Product from the Holiday Savings Book (in stores)
Final Price FREE

Essential Everyday Fettucini
Priced at $1.29
Used 1 $1/1 EE Product from the Holiday Savings Book
Final Price $.29

Total for all, $.29!!!


The best part about coupons at Wal-Mart is they allow overages.  Tonight, I knew I would be able to use my 4 $3/1 Kikkoman Panko Breadcrumbs or Sauce Coupon for a product priced less than the coupon.  I went with 4 different sauces; two were priced at $1.82 each, the other two were $2.08 each. This gave me an overage of $4.20 to start with!

2 Dole Lettuce
Priced at $2.48 each
Used 1 $2/1 Dole Salads Coupon (use zip code 80015)
Final Price $2.96

2 Oakhurst Iced Tea
Priced at $1.37 each
Used 2 $1/1 Oakhurst Product Coupons (Like them on Facebook)
Final Price $.74 for both

Beechnut Rice Cereal $1.50
Used 1 $.60/1 Beechnut Cereal
Paid $.90

Because I love my husband so much, I bought him a pizza
Priced at $1.98
No Coupons, but it was the cheapest one there :-)

Final Cost $2.54
What makes this even better?  I returned two packages of Christmas ornament hooks for a refund of $2.04, so my actual out of pocket was only $.50.  To be fair, I won't count that in my total for the night since I did spend the money in the first place.

Total spent at all stores $3.52, plus $1 ECB and Free Huggies earned!!!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

*HOT* High Value Smart Milk Coupon

I just spotted TWO Smart Balance Milk Coupons, use zip code 47708 for $1.50/1 (best for use at Wal-Mart) or zip code 30303 for $.75/1 (use at Shaw's where it will double).

Pair this with a Wal-Mart Money Maker like this $3/1 Kikkoman Bread Crumbs coupon, priced at only $1.82 each for $1.12 overage, you could score some near free or free milk, depending on prices!!!

Shaw's Preview and Match-Up for 12/9-12/15

The Pick 4 Meats Deal is Back!  Keep an eye out for specially marked meats that qualify.  Choose any 4 and pay only $19.99.  The only way I do this deal is with coupons in addition to the savings.  Also, pay close attention to the regular price of each item.  Overall, Shaw's has higher prices, so the sale price needs to be at least 25% off to really be a good deal.  
Deal Idea:

          2 Perdue Perfect Portions, use 1 $2/2 Perdue Perfect Portions (use zip code 19606)
          2 Johnsonville Bratwurst Italian Sausages, use 2 $1/1 Johnsonville Italian or 
          Natural Ground from the 11/6 SmartSource
          Pay $15.99 for all 4

Need a Cheap Idea for a Holiday Party?
Bella Rosa Cheese Tray, sale price $4.99
Check out my Target Coupon Stack on Toll House Crackers Here 
Final Cost, only $7.99!!!

Barber Foods Stuffed Chicken Breasts
BOGO, usually priced at $5.99 each

Bob Evans Side Dishes $3.29 
Use 1 $.75/1 Bob Evans Side Dish, coupons will double
Or $.35/1 from 11/13 SmartSource
Final price, as low as $1.79
Note: there are different value coupons under different zip codes.  This one is the best for doubling, though I also found one for $1.10 at zip code 19606.

Spend $10 get $2 
Eligible Items Include:
          Florida's Natural Grapefruit or Orange Juice
          Shaw's Shredded Cheese
          International Delight Coffee Creamers, $.75/1 Use Zip Code 30303, or 90210 for $1/1
                    Note: This coupon is available under several different zip codes and all of them are            
                    allowing prints, even if you have reached your max on others!!!  4 of these should bring 
                    you above the $10 required total, plus after doubling the coupons will save you $6!!!  
          Reddi-Wip Whipped Cream, $1/2 from the 11/13 SmartSource
          Eggland's Best Extra Large Eggs, $.50/1 from 11/13 Smart Source

Green Giant Canned Vegetables, $.69
Buy 4, Use 1 $1/4 from the 11/13 GM, final price $.44 each!

Orville Redenbacher's Microwave Popcorn, B2G1 
Use $1/2 from 11/13 SmartSource for an even better deal!

Ragu Pasta Sauce, $1.69
Buy 2 Jars for $3.38
Use 1 Free Prince Pasta WYB 2 Ragu Sauces from the 11/13 Red Plum
Final Price $1.13 per item!

Green Giant Frozen Vegetables (Steamers) $1.99
Use $1/3 from 11/13 GM
Final Price $1.66 each WYB 3

No Yolks Noodles 2/$3
Use $1/2 from 11/6 JOH
Final Price $1 each WYB 2

Essential Everyday Pasta $1 Each
Use 1 $1/1 EE Product Coupon from the Shaw's Holiday Book (in stores)
Final Price FREE (limit 1 per transaction)

Pillsbury Rolls, B2G1
Buy 2 Crescent Rolls, Use 1 $1/2 from the 11/23 SmartSource or 11/13 GM
Save $1 and get 1 Free!!!

Home Life All Purpose Cleaner 2/$5, or $2.50 each
Use $1/1 Homelife Cleaning or Trash Bag Product from Shaw's Holiday Book
Final Price $1.50 (Limit 1 per transaction)

Kleenex Hand Towels 2/$5
$.75/1 from 12/4 SS
Final Price $1 each

All Laundry Detergent $4.49
$.75/1 from 12/4 RP 
$.50/1 from 11/6 RP
Final Price as low as $2.99

Home Depot Battery Deal!!!

Loyal reader and fellow couponer Danielle D just shared this great deal she found on batteries at Home Depot.  A 60-pack of Rayovac AA and AAA are only $10 in stores!  Wal-Mart has a 30-pack priced online at $12.97.  Great deal spotting Danielle!!!

Chicken a la Coupons!

I was determined to put together a great family dinner tonight, and I realized half way through, every ingredient I was using was either free or incredibly cheap thanks to coupons!

Here's the list:

Package of three chicken breasts, bought at Shaw's the last time they had a BOGO deal.  If you recall, this was a while ago.  I always buy at least six packages and freeze most or all of them.  The cost per package was right around $3.50.

This was my first time using the new Philadelphia Cooking Cream.  I stacked a BOGO with a $1/1 coupon to get this for FREE!

The Veggies are two boxes of Green Giant Healthy Vision with the steaming bag.  These were on sale for $1 each, plus I had a coupon for $1/3 so two boxes totaled $1.33.

The pasta is Essential Everyday Ziti from Shaw's.  Sale price two weeks ago was only $.88, minus the $1/1 EE product coupon from the Holiday Coupon Book (in stores), made the pasta FREE!!!

I topped it all off with a sprinkle of Sargento Sharp Cheddar Cheese.  These were on sale two weeks ago at Shaw's 2/$4, plus I had a coupon for $.55/1 which doubled for a final cost of only $.90 per bag!!!

The final cost for dinner for three plus three servings of left-overs was less than $5!!!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Sensational Seasonal Steals!!!

Printable coupons are wonderful things, with one exception; you don't know what the expiration date will be until after you print them!  Well, you're lucky you have me, because my curiosity got the best of me tonight.

Expiration dates on printable coupons are determined one of two ways; either a set amount of time beyond the print date, usually one month, or as of a pre-determined date.  If the coupon is for a new product, the date tends to be further out.  If it's for an all-time favorite, then you are likely to have a finite amount of time to use the coupon.

I noticed that every coupon for Halloween candy in the inserts during the weeks leading up to the holiday expired on October 31st.  That made sense, because it's before Halloween that you need the candy.  However, it's after when they go on clearance that us couponers want the candy, and we don't want to pay for it!

Tonight's experiment involved scouring coupon websites for Holiday printables and taking a big gamble...printing knowing that if they expire before prices are reduced, I may never use them!  Here are the results...

Use zip code 30303 for:
$1/2 Wonka Fantastical Fun Books
$1/2 Boxes of Wonka Candy Canes
$2/3 Bags of Nestle Jinglers Candy
All of these are good through 1/31/12!!!

Over at Coupon Network I will save you some time.  The $1.25/2 Nestle Jingles and $1/2 Wonka Holiday Sugar Candies both expire 12/25.  Of course, they're great to have, but if you're all about the freebies, here's the good one: $1/2 Wonka Candy Canes.  That's right, another one, so with only one computer you can snag four of these!

Happy Couponing!!!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Target Time!!!

Here is my plan for Target this week!  Head to the Target Coupon Page to see the web coupons below and many more!

Buy 2 Curel Lotion 6oz at $2.99 each 
Use 2 $1/1 from the 12/4 SmartSource
Pay $3.98 and receive $5 Gift Card for purchasing 2 Curel Products (unadvertised promotion)

Buy 4 RevitaLens Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution Travel Size 2 pack priced at $3.49 
Use 4 $3/1 coupon found in the 12/4 SS
Pay $1.96 for all 4

Buy 4 Solo Products priced at $2.49 
Use 2 $1/2 Solo Disposable Tabletop Items Target Coupon
And 2 $1/2 Solo Products from the 11/6 JOH or 12/4 SmartSource
Final Price $5.96 for all 4 or $1.49 each

Buy 6 Green Giant Steamers, price ???
And 2 $1/3 From the 11/13 GM Insert
Final Price Varies, should be around $1 each, so we'll say $6 for all 6

Buy 2 Triaminic Fever Reducer $4.99 
Use 2 $1/1 Triaminic Children's Medicine Coupon 
And 2 the $3/1 coupons from the 12/4 SmartSource
Final price $1.98 for both!

Buy 2 Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Gloss at $2.99
Final Price FREE

Buy 2 Lipton Tea Products Priced around $2 each
Use 2 $1/2 Lipton Tea Products Target Coupons
And 2 $1/2 Lipton Team Bags or Mixers from the 11/13 Red Plum Insert
Final Price around $2 for both!

Buy 2 Ziploc Holiday Container Items AND 2 Betty Crocker Cookie Mixes
Use 2 $1 off Both Target Coupon
And 1 $1.50/2 Ziploc Containers from the 12/4 SmartSource
And 1 $1/2 Betty Crocker Cookie Mix Pouches from the 11/6 SmartSource
I don't know what these items are priced at, but that's a total of $3.50 off all four items!!!

I estimate my total OOP for these items at around $25
I will use my $10 Gift Card from Saturday's Target Trip (Expired)
Final OOP $15, plus $5 Gift Card back!!!

Almost Free Mars Candy at Walgreens

This is the kind of deal that will get me to Walgreens!  Print two $1/2 Mars Holiday Candies coupons.  Match them with the store coupon in today's Walgreens ad for single size candies at only $.39 each.  
Buy 6 for a total of $2.34, and use 2 $1/2 coupons, pay only $.34 for all 6!!!  
I know one little boy who is getting candy in his stocking!

Curel Lotion Money Maker at Target

Target is currently running an un-advertised promotion for a $5 Gift Card back when you buy any two Curel products.  What makes this even better is the $1/1 Curel coupon from today's SmartSource Insert.  The 6 oz lotions are priced at only $2.99, pay $1.99 each after coupon and get $5 back.  This is definitely on my list for this week along with the Maybelline Baby Lips deal!

Thanks I Love to Gossip!