Sunday, May 31, 2009
So today when I went to do this deal (please read my post just prior to this one for the full details), the Razor was actually $8.99 and not $7.99. So My out of pocket for the items I listed in my other post was actually $1 and not FREE. Also, the Schick Quatro 4 count refills are actually close to $12 (you still get the $3 SCR, though), so the razor is the better deal. Sorry for the confusion, but sometimes when you get an early preview from somebody else, you have to expect that the ad may actually vary.
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Friday, May 29, 2009
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Free Movies from Reagal Cinemas:
These are second run movies and usually start in the morning, but free isn't bad for a flick.
AMC Movies for $1 (goes to charity):
Rewards for Reading: Since all of the following are rewards for reading, you can enter the same books on each log and take them to the respective places. In other words, read one book and put it on multiple lists.
TD Bank $10 for reading 10 books:
http://www.tdbank.com/summerreading/ The way this one works is that the $10 will be deposited into a new or existing child's account. My closest TD Bank is 40 miles away, but happens to be in the same town as my mom. So I will plan to open up 3 accounts this summer on a visit to my Mom's house. I would imagine they do this every summer, so I will keep the account open for next summer too.
Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge:
Free Books for Kids at Borders (when they participate in their reading program):
Free Book at Barnes & Noble:
Fun at the Local Library:
This you will have to check for yourself, but our library always has great things, like magic and comedy shows, wildlife and bug fun, reading programs for prizes, and more. Check it out at your library. Here are some highlights that Samuel's Public Library in Front Royal is having this summer (please check with the library for age restrictions):
June 15 @ 4:00 - Puppet Show (usually funny for everyone)
June 26 @ 2:00 - Weird & Wacky Science Fun
June 30 @2:00 - Anansi the Spider
July 3 @ 2:00 - Board Game Showdown
July 10 @ 2:00 - Magic Show
July 11 @ 2:00 - Chess Challenge
July 17 @ 2:00 - Garden Surprise
July 23 @ 2:00 - Really Big Dinosaur Show
July 24 @2:00 -NVD Story time
July 31 @ 2:00 - Super Loopy Balloon Bash
August 7 @ 11:00 - Journey to the Jungle
August 21 @ 2:00 - Rhythms around the World
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
This will be another good week at Food Lion.
--17lbs of Alpo Dog Food for $1.99!!! -- It is on BOGO (regular price is $10.99, so half of that is $5.49). Use this coupon to get an extra $3.50 off.
-- Chinet Beverage Napkins are on closeout for .77. If you have a $1 off coupon from a recent insert, you will make .23 on these
--Select Chinet Plates are on sale for $2 (this runs until July). If you have the $2 off coupon from the same insert as above = FREE
-- Kraft BBQ Sauce -- Kraft just put out coupons here:Kraft Coupons and on Coupons.com and couponbug. 1 of the coupons if for $1 off of 1 Kraft BBQ sauce. You can print 2 from each source. At Food Lion the sauce is on bonus buy for .99. So buy 4 BBQ sauces @ .99 each = $3.96 - $4 = -.04, get back $2 oyno. If you buy 6 you get a $3 on your next order coupon (oyno).THIS IS STILL GOING ON.
--Food Lion Cookies for FREE - some Smart Option cookies are regularly .99. Combine that with this cookie coupon.
--Farm Rich Products (Pizza Triangles/Cheese Sticks) BOGO:These are regularly about $4.50. Print this .75 coupon. You can print it twice. There were also $1 off coupons from some magazines a few months back (Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle . . .).
--Food Lion Frozen Veggies (big bags) $1.38/each:Play this game for a $1 off 2 coupon.
--Kraft Shredded Cheese is on sale for $2 and I found a tear pad at Food Lion today for $1 off/1 making $1/bag
--Splenda is on sale for $5.99. If you have the $3 off of 2 coupon from a few weeks back this becomes 2 for $9
--Use this coupon link for the following deals:
--Dr. Pepper is on sale for $3, use the above coupon together with the peelie on the package (if you are lucky enough to find one) of Dr. Pepper to get a 12 pack for $1
--Hot Dog/Ham Burger Buns are $1, use the above coupon for $.50/pack
--Food Lion Chips $1 each with the coupon above. There are other varieties of "Food Lion chips" that will be even cheaper. Think Food Lion Cheese Curls, Chex Mix and others.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Combine these coupons with the deals below:
$2 off $5 of Meat (you can combine this coupon with the $1 coupon below -- don't put them back to back with your coupons because the checker may not want to put it through, but they do stack) (expires 5/23)
These Coupons expire 5/27 (these say Giant, but came from Martin's website and I know they will scan):
Combine the above coupons with these deals:
Meat (combine these deals with the above coupons):
--Giant Chicken Breasts (4-5 lb packages) are $1.88/lb - get 4 lbs for 7.52 - $1 coupon - $2 coupon = 4.52/4lbs = $1.13/lb
--London Broil $2.99/lb - get 2 lbs for $5.98 - $1 coupon - $2 coupon = $2.98 for 2 lbs!
Produce (use the above coupon):
Corn 8/$2 (I don't know if this is a deal, but I love corn)
--Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce $1 - $1 coupon = FREE (I received that coupon after sending a letter to the manufacturer, but there may be some coming out in the paper)
--Ken's Marinade BOGO - 2 - $1 coupons from a recent insert = FREE (if using your doublers) or 2 for under $1 if not
--Mission Tortilla Chips $2 - $1 coupon from Cinqo De Mayo/Corona display = $1 or FREE, if using doublers
--Hefty Plates BOGO - $1 on 2 coupon from Cinqo De Mayo/Corona display
-- Luigis Ice $1.69 - .75 coupon (from a recent insert) doubled = .69
I didn't see a lot in this week's CVS ad, but here is a money maker for you:
Dry Idea is 2/$5 use 2 - $2 off coupons from here and pay $1 out of pocket, get back $2 in ecbs.
I also saw Dial soap 2-3 packs is on sale for $1.99, get back $1 and I think there are coupons in this weeks paper, so it will be real cheap.
Friday, May 15, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
It is obvious that these two stores are competing for your business. Shoppers is tripling today through Sunday and Bloom is tripling Friday, May 15th - 17th. PLEASE CHECK ONLINE BEFORE YOU LEAVE TO MAKE SURE YOUR STORE IS PARTICIPATING. Here is the low down:
Shoppers: They are tripling unlimited coupons upto and including coupons with a face value of .99. THEY ARE NOT doubling $1 coupons like they normally do. I am unsure as to whether or not they will triple internet printables, so be prepared to not have these accepted. They do not give overages.
Bloom: They are tripling coupons with a face value upto and including .99. THEIR LIMIT IS 20! Now sometimes they do allow you to do more than one transaction to get around this. They do accept Internet Printables. They also sometimes give overages on coupons.
Now here are some good picks:
.75 Breyers Yogurt Swirl (Disney) = .25
.75 Uncle Bens Rice = FREE
.75 Eggo Waffles = FREE (I think you will ge overages on this at Bloom)
.75 Mahata Rice Coupon = FREE
.55 Bumble Bee Tuna (blinkie machine) = FREE (or close)
.50 Hot Pocket Paninis = .50 AT BLOOM
.75 Farm Rich Coupon (print it here) = Under $1
.60 Daisy Sour Cream = FREE (small containers)
.55 Pam Coupon = $1.35 at Shoppers
How to prepare for a triples event:
1) First of all, don't go there to stock up on anything but things you are getting for dirt cheap. If you need bananas, then get them, but don't stock up on 20 packages of toilet paper, if you don't have great coupons to match with it. I don't make this my weekly trip, but an extra trip, on which I only use coupons.
2) Go through your coupons before you leave the house and pull any that have a face value of under $1 that you think might make that item an unbelieveable steal. Put the pulled coupons into an envelope marked with the stores name.
3) If you have multiples of the same coupon, paper clip them together.
4) When you get to the store, go through your envelope and shop item by item. If the coupon will make that item free or super cheap get it. As you put items in your cart, have another envelope to put the coupons in for the items you are actually buying. Move the coupons that you are not going to use to the back of the envelope until you have gone through all of the coupons. When you get home, refile the coupons you didn't use.
5) If shopping with a child, bring something for them to do or pack a back pack. Don't forget a snack and drink for them.
6) Bring cash for when your total comes to under a couple of bucks, so that you are not fumbling to write a check.
7) Watch as they scan the coupons to make sure each one triples. It is easier to correct this when you catch it than later.
Kraft BBQ Sauce - FREE:
Kraft just put out coupons here:Kraft Coupons and on Coupons.com and couponbug. 1 of the coupons if for $1 off of 1 Kraft BBQ sauce. You can print 2 from each source. At Food Lion the sauce is on bonus buy for .99. So buy 4 BBQ sauces @ .99 each = $3.96 - $4 = -.04, get back $2 oyno. If you buy 6 you get a $3 on your next order coupon (oyno).THIS IS STILL GOING ON.
Food Lion Biscuits FREE:
You can still get your free biscuits when you buy 3 small cans for 3/$1 and use this coupon: biscuits
Edys is on sale for $2.79 use this coupon for $2 off: Edys
Chipalicous Food Lion Cookies are on sale for $1.49 and some Smart Option cookies are regularly .99. Combine that with this cookie coupon.
Frechetta is on sale for $3.99 and there were $1 peelies on them yesterday. There is also a coupon from a Sunday insert a few weeks back for $1 off.
These are regularly about $4.50. Print this .75 coupon. You can print it twice. There were also $1 off coupons from some magazines a few months back (Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle . . .).
Mentos is on sale for .89 and if you use the $1 coupon from the recent Sunday insert you actually make .11!
Combine it with this $2 coupon for a great deal. You can print it twice.
Play this game for a $1 off 2 coupon.
Some people are reporting free Chinette plates with a recent $2 Sunday Insert coupon. I don't have the coupon, but if you do, see if you can find any plates for $2.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Sunday, May 10, 2009
--Schick Quattro $8.99 - $4 coupon (from recent insert) - $4 ecbs (extra care bucks, basically money you get back to spend at CVS on your next purchase) = $.99
--Bayer Asprin Quick Release 4ct $2.00 - $2.00 ecb = free (if you can find a $1 coupon -- some people are reporting finding them on tear pads near product at CVS it becomes a money maker)
--Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Corn Pops, Rice Krispies, Apple Jacks or Froot Loops 2/$4$1 at www.coupons.com
--Got2B styling Product $4.99, get back $4.99 single check rebate (3 Days only)
Now I am off to enjoy my Mother's Day! You guys have a great one too!
$5 off $50
$2 off $5 of Meat
Coupons expire 5/27 (these say Giant, but came from Martin's website and I know they will scan):
$1 off $5 Meat, $1 off $5 Produce, $1 off $5 Seafood
Last time Martins had 2 different meat coupons, you could stack them. So you buy $5 of meat and pay $2. Haven't tried this yet. I will try it tomorrow and if it doesn't work, I will update this post.
Here is what I am going to get:
Chicken Breasts are on sale for $1.99. I am going to get between 2.5-3lbs = $5.99 - $2 coupon - $1 coupon = $2.99 for 3lbs of boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Not bad.
With the produce coupon:
combine that with the Strawberries/blueberries that are on sale for 2 /$3 and baby carrots that are .99 and a bunch of bananas (enough to equal over $1 worth). After the $1 coupon, all that produce is only $4!
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Get your free biscuits:
REMEMBER TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF COPIES YOU WANT IN THE PRINT QUE THE FIRST TIME YOU PRINT, SINCE YOU CAN ONLY PRESS PRINT ONCE. These are good until 5/19.
Some Pillsbury Biscuits are on closeout for $.99. Use this coupon for free biscuits
And/Or use this coupon on 3 small cans of Food Lion Brand biscuits.
Kraft BBQ Sauce:
If you missed out last week on the Kraft BBQ sauce, you can still get it for free. It is on bonus buy for .99. If you have 2 $1 off 2 coupons, buy 4 and pay $2 after coupons, get back a catalina for $2 off your next order. You can do this more than once if you have enough coupons, but you need to break up your transactions.
Huggies Baby Lotion (think baby gifts, if you don't have a baby):
Some of the Huggies Baby Lotion is on closeout for $1.71. There was a $1 coupon from a recent insert for $1 off. It makes your lotion only .71!
Hawaiian Tropic Sunscreen:
Is on sale for Buy One Get One Free. There was a $1 off coupon in a recent insert. This should make 1 bottle between $3-$5. FYI, starting on 5/12, Banana Boat will be on BOGO and there was a $1 coupon for that right next to the Hawaiian Tropic Coupon.
Taste of Inspirations (a Food Lion Brand) Olive Oil is $2.69. Use the coupon found here for $1 off any Taste of Inspirations product and $1 off Butchers Brand Meat.
Sundown Vitamins are on sale BOGO this week. Here are some of the cheapest ones:
Potassium 595 MG 125 Caps $3.79 - $3/2 printable here Print Your Coupon .40 per bottle!!!
Folic Acid 400 mcg 350 Tabs $3.79 - $3/2 IP here Print Your Coupon .40 per bottle!!!
B Complex 100 tabs $3.99 - $3/2 IP here Print Your Coupon .50 per bottle!!!
Thursday, May 7, 2009
I have raved about Lowes' kids clinics many times on this blog(www.lowesbuildandgrow.com). But you should go this weekend. I can't promise anything, but last year when we went for their Mother's Day and Father's Day projects, they gave us coupons for $10 off our next purchase per kid. I have 3 kids, so that is worth $30 for me. There was a minimum requirement on the coupon, but I can't remember if it was $25 or $50.
While I am on the subject, I have found multiple coupons for $5 on a $25 purchase at True Value Hardware. I have found them in magazines and news papers. Lowes and Home Depot both honor competitor's coupons. I used one just this week at Lowes.
Again, I have raved about Bloom triples many times on my blog. My friend Angela asked the Marshall, VA store today if they would be tripling soon. The store manager pulled an ad for next week and confirmed that starting Friday, May 15th, that store will be tripling coupons. Usually when that store triples, so do the other Northern Virginia stores. So get your coupons ready and maybe order some from e-bay. But check your ad next week before you make a trip out.
Starting on May 8th, Mars is giving away coupons for free Mars item of your choice. Go here: https://secure.realchocolate.com/
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Sunday, May 3, 2009
It is said that there are $1 doublers out there this week, so keep your eyes peeled. If you are really friendly, sometimes the cashiers or managers will slip you some. Remember, you have to meet their minimum order of $15 after all discounts, and milk or alcohol do not count towards the $15 minimum.
doubling coupons whose original face value is .75 (so they would become $1.50). In the past, they will not double internet printables, but they have been in the process of changing their coupon policies, so I am not sure about that one. They will only double 4 of the exact same coupon per transaction with a limit of 75 coupons per transaction.
Some Shoppers are tripling coupons upto and including .50 and doubling coupons between .50 and $1. They do not accept internet printables, but have no limits on other coupons.