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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Rite Aid shopping

riteaid Rite Aid Deals Week of 2/27

I did a few transactions at Rite Aid this week here is what I bought:
2 Desitins=$5.98
2 Butterfinger Snackers= $1.76
2 Finish Quantumatic Kits= $7.98
1 Always Liner=$.99
2 Johnson and Johnson bedtime bath=$5.98
6 Johnson and Johnson head to toe Body wash= $17.94
3 Johnson and Johnson shampoos=$8.97

Total= $49.60
Total amount of coupons and Up+rewards used= $44
Total out of pocket $5.60
Total Up+rewards for next week $6

Now as it stands after 5 weeks of Rite Aid shopping:
Total amount of products bought=$152.44
Total amount out of pocket=$23.83
Total amount of Up rewards=$42
Total Up rewards for next week=$6

Social Saturday

Check out these deals before you head out tonight!

P.F. Chang’s
  • PF Chang’s has updated their $3 – $6 happy hour menu (available 3-6pm)
  • Click HERE for more details
  • Find a location near you HERE
Boston Market
  • $4 off a $20 online Order Express purchase (exp. 3/6/11)
  • Click HERE for details
  • Find a location near you HERE
T.G.I Friday’s
  • $5 off $15 printable coupon
  • Click HERE to print the coupon (exp. 3/7/11)
  • Find a location near you HERE
Thanks SmartCouponing

Free Tax Filing!

H&R Block

Go here to do free Tax Prep and Filing!

Thanks MamaCheaps

Walmart Deals

Gain Fabric Sheets 80 ct $3.12
$3/1 Gain Fabric Softener or Sheets, exp. 3-31-11 (RP 02/13/11)
Final Price= $.12

Purex Complete Crystals 32 Load $3.97$1/1 printable
Final Price= $2.97

Check out the other deals here!

Rite Aid Deals for the week of 2/27

riteaid Rite Aid Deals Week of 2/27

Reach Floss – $0.99Use: $1/1 Reach Floss, Flosser or Toothbrush, exp. 4-30-11 (RP 10/10/10)
Final price: FREE after coupon

Swiffer Dry Starter Kit $8.99
Get $1 in +UP Rewards
Use: FREE Swiffer Refill wyb Starter Kit, exp. 3-31-11 (P&G 02/27/11)
Final price: $7.99 plus FREE  refill

Swiffer Wet Jet Kit $19.99
Get $2 in +UP Rewards
Use: $5/1 Swiffer Wet Jet Starter Kit, exp. 3-31-11 (P&G 02/27/11)
Use: FREE Swiffer Refill wyb Starter Kit, exp. 3-31-11 (P&G 02/27/11)
Final price: $12.99 Plus FREE refill after coupons and +UP Rewards

Check out the other deals here!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Organize in Style Coupons

Go here to request the newest Organize in Style Coupon book... it is usually filled with great coupons, and always had $1 off Dawn dish soap, making it free all of the time at CVS and Rite Aid

Finding an Amazing deal without a coupon

Yesterday I said how I was going to the Palisades Mall and how I was going to do awesome shopping. I had printed out coupons to Old Navy and NY&Company.

I did find some great deals... But I think my favorite would be a deal from Ann Taylor Loft a $69.50 shirt for under $7!

I also spent $78 at NY&Company, but saved $76 so I think that was an excellent deal. I got 2 pairs of jeans, a shirt, sunglasses, a necklace, and earrings.

Foodie Friday

I love this weeks Foodie Friday Recipe: Homemade Cake Mix!

I think it is so smart, easy to make and more cost effective than buying cake mix.

Dry Ingredients:
2 3/4 cup flour
1 3/4 cups SUPER fine sugar (you can buy this or make it)
2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 tsp salt

Mix them all together and store them.
Then when you are ready to bake a cake add:
3/4 cup of unsalted butter
1 cup of milk
5 egg whites
2 teaspoons of vanilla
1/2 teaspoon of almond extract.

Bake at 350degrees for 20-30mins

Thanks so much Amanda

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Palisades Mall

I am off to the Palisades Mall in West Nyack NY... to do a little shopping!

Can not wait to show you what I pick up :)

$8.99 for Toy Story 3

Well this might be in my top 5 list of favorite Disney movies! Go here to get it for $8.99 from Amazon!

$15 CSN giftcode Winner!

Congratulations to Anne who said "I would use it to buy this frame. It would match my other frames great! "

The winner was chosen using

$5 off $15 at TGI Fridays

Go here to print this coupon!

Nivea Chapstick

nivea Free Nivea Lip Care at Rite Aid

Nivea Lip care will be $1 at Rite Aid starting on 2/27!
Nivea Lip Care – on sale for $1Use the $2/2 Nivea Lip coupon
= 2 Free after coupon!

Thanks H2S

Dog Treats

hip bones Free Overbyfarm Dog or Cat Products

Go here to sign up for dog treats!

Thanks MOJO

Giant Eagle Match ups for the week of 2/24

gianteagle Giant Eagle Deals Week of 2/24

I had to post these for my darling sister!

These are my favorites- check out Mojo for more!

Kraft Mac & Cheese 5pk $4
$1/1 Printable
Final Price = $3

Jell-O Pudding, Gelatin, or Mousse 6 Packs $2.50$.75/1 printable
Final Price = $1

L’OrĂ©al Preference, Excellence, Excellence to Go, Feria or Root Rescue $6$3/1 L’Oreal Hair Color printable
Final Price = As low as $3

Beech-Nut Toddler Kit

Go here to sign up for the  free Beech-Nut Stage 4 Toddler Welcome Kit

kid dvd's

Mamapedia has a deal for first time buyers today $25 worth of movies for $5 plus shipping.

Use code: DVD3A at check out

Thanks C2D

Thrifty Thursday

First of all I had $6 in Up+ rewards heading into Rite Aid
I bought:
1-Desitin $2.99- used $1off coupon-got back $2 in Up+rewards
2-Oreo Cookies 2/$6- used $1off 2 from here and $1 off 2 from here got back $3 in Up+rewards
2-Butterfingers Snackers 88cents each (you can find a coupon here, I didn't have it on me)
Also had $1off any purchase from here
And I used my $6 in Up+Rewards

My total before all coupons and Up+rewards was $10.89
I paid 89cents out of pocket and got $5 in Up+Rewards to Use next time.

Now as it stands after 4 weeks of Rite Aid shopping:
Total amount of products bought=$102.84
Total amount out of pocket=$18.23
Total amount of Up rewards=$16
Total Up rewards for next week=$5

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

$5 off $25 at Old Navy


Go here to print a coupon for $5 off of $25 at Old Navy- expires 3/3

Rite Aid deal

Be sure to grab this deal at Rite Aid this week:
Finish Quantum $3.99
use $3/1 Finish Quantumatic Detergent Dispenser System printable or here
and use $1/1 Finish Items RA printable
Free after coupons

Thanks FTM

There is a new PromoCode out for for 80% off. Just use PromoCode: DINE at check out!

Wordless Wednesday


Where to buy milk?!

My cousin texted me the other day telling me milk was $4 a gallon at her Target in PA! Ouch!

Here in upstate NY I buy milk for $2.29 a gallon at BJ's or $2.49 a gallon at Rite Aid- for 2% or whole

Milk really isn't one of those things that go on sale or that there are coupons for, so you need to find where it is cheapest but also a place that is worth going to. A store 20miles away is not worth it. Or going to a wholesale club every week also might not be an option.

I would say to find which store that you go to on a regular basis has the cheapest milk, and stick to buying it there. If you can go to a wholesale club, be sure to check their prices. You can always buy extra milk and freeze it!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

BOGO dog food

alpo 300x115 Buy One Get One Free Alpo Printable Coupon

Go here for a Buy One Get One Free Alpo Dog Food Coupon!

Thanks Mojo

Almost free photo prints!

Today only get 51 photo prints for about 9cents shipped!

::Sign up for a new Snapfish account.
::Upload and add 51 prints to your cart.
::Enter the coupon code FSPREZDAY at checkout.
::Enter your payment information and you should be able to checkout paying only around $0.09 for all 51 prints!

Thanks FTM

Great Rite Aid deal

I was just at my 2 Rite Aids to do this deal again for this week... and sadly enough their computers were down! UGH!

But use any of these coupons:
$1/1 Johnson’s Baby Lotion or Oil printable
$1/1 Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
$1/1 Johnson’s Baby Lotion
$1/1 J&J Shampoo or No More Tangles
$2/2 Johnson’s Newborn Skincare
$2/2 J&J Bed Time Products
$3/3 Johnson and Johnson
$1/1 Desitin

The sale is that the products are on sale for $2.99 then you will use $1 off coupon and get back $2 in Up+rewards... making them essentially free!

Thanks for the coupon list Collin!

Don't forget to enter the Giveaway!

Make sure you go here to enter the giveaway!

Contest ends TONIGHT at midnight!

Tidy Tuesday

This weeks Tidy Tuesday focuses on the Living Room!

Doing these quick (5mins or less) steps each day will help to keep your house "comany ready" at all times:
Tidy the sofa.
Pick up crumbs with a handheld vacuum.
Wipe tables and spot-clean cabinets where need be.
Straighten coffee table books and magazines.
Clear major clutter.

Rue Lala

ruelala 300x143 **HOT** Free $20 Credit to   Available Again!

Sign up for Ruelala here, and you will get a $20 spending credit.... I will make sure to post any great deals that come along!

Thanks Mercedes


Starkist tuna Pouch Starkist Tuna Pouch Coupon = Free Tuna!

I just had to post this one for my best friend!

There is a $0.50/1 Starkist Tuna Pouch coupon you can print 2 by hitting the back button. You can also combine this with a $.50 off Target coupon you can also print 2 by going back and clicking on it again. Should make the Tuna pretty cheap.

My free* Diapers arrived!

Yay! I'm so happy I was able to do this deal :)

I just bought 140 Huggies Diapers from Amazon for $33.59
I used the Subscribe and Save option- Saved $10.08
I used 2-20% off coupons from BabyTalk Magazine- Took a total of $13.44 off
Then I used my Swagbucks Amazon gift cards to pay for the other $10.07+tax

In total I paid nothing out of pocket.

A few notes about this:
Subscribe and Save is an option that can be canceled at anytime- even as soon as your order ships
The 20% off coupons had to be from two different months- I used the past 2 issues.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Manic Monday

How is it Monday already!

The focus of every Manic Monday is how to organize your life. So this week, I thought we would talk about calendars.

For many people calendars are a thing of the past... people use the calendar on their phone if anything at all. I think that is fine, because that's what I do. But I am also single.

A family calendar is a great way to help organize the whole family. It can be useful to keep everyones weekly schedule. You can also put in things such as family dinner, doctors appointments and more. This way everyone knows where they need to be. Keeping this Calendar on the counter, or somewhere everyone can see is a great way to stay organized and make sure everyone is where they need to be.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Todays Target Trip!

So this is what I bought at Target today!
1- Oscar Myer Bacon $3.99- used $1off coupon from here= $2.99 (super cheap its $6.99lb in PA)
2-Finish dishwasher packs 2/$5- used 2-$1.50 off coupons and 2-$1 off coupons= 2 for free!
2-7th Generation Cleaners $2.99 each-used 2-$1off from here and 2-$1off from here= 99cents each!

I ended up paying $5.45- not bad at all! Coupons saved me $10

Saving for Something Sunday

For all of us there is something we always want or even better something we need. And for the most part we are use to just going out and buying it, even though we can't really afford it at the time. It might be an "I want a new tv so I will charge it to my credit card and pay it off when I can" Or in some cases it might be "My child needs new clothes, I have to buy them so I will just charge them and pay them later."

I think that saving money is very important. Having an emergency fund, in my opinion should be a high priority. This way when something major comes up it isn't a question of can I afford it.

I know that saving money isn't always easy. It takes effort and sometimes sacrafices to do it. But the end result of not having to worry about money all the time is worth it.

To help you find money in your own budget check out my Budgeting Series, and see if there are simple changes that you can make that will help you be a better saver.