Monday, February 28, 2011

Free Pancakes at IHOP


Tuesday, March 1st is National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants nationwide. Head into your local IHOP & get a free short stack of pancakes (1 short stack per guest) between 7am -10pm. All IHOP asks in exchange for the free short stack is that you make a donation to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Last year, IHOP raised $2.1 million dollars & this year their goal is $2.3 million. Go on...get some pancakes & help raise money for sick children. That's a win/win situation for everyone!

Quiznos Coupons on Facebook


Head over to Facebook & "like" Quiznos (heck, "like" BMIM while you're there!) & then click on the Quiznos Toaster tab. You will be able to print out a coupon for $1 off a regular sub or $2 off a large sub.

Free Rx Glasses for WA, OR, & NV

If you live in Washington, Oregon, or Nevada...run over to Facebook, like Costalcontacts.com & click on the Free Glasses tab. You will get a code for a free pair of prescription glasses! You will just need to pay shipping & handling!

As of now there are 2850 codes remaining of the 5000. So, hurry....this is a great, high value freebie!

Free Southern Living Subscription


Hurry...this will go fast! Score a complimentary 1 year subscription to Southern Living. I love free magazines!

Snag Kiwi Magazine as Low as $4!


If you missed out on the Kiwi deal a month or so ago, you're in luck because it's back! Head over to Mamapedia where they have a 1 year subscription to Kiwi for $6 or a 2 year subscription for $10. If you are unfamiliar with Kiwi, it's a fantastic magazine that will give you lots of information on how to live a healthier lifestyle. You will find eco friendly crafts, recipes, organic & natural products, & ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

There are some promo codes available that make this deal even better! Use the code: 1YEARKIWI & the price drops to just $4 for the 1 year subscription. Use the code: 2YEARKIWI2 & the price drops to just $8 for the 2 year subscription.

If you're new to Mamapedia you will get $5 in credit just for signing up, but you cannot use that in combination with the above codes. If it were me, I'd save that $5 for something later & utilize the promo codes for this deal. And as always with Mamapedia, 5% of your purchase price will be donated to a school of your choice!

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Skin MD Natural Review & Giveaway


If I were a super hero, I'm convinced my name would be The Emolliator. I am constantly applying lotion, body cream, lip balm, etc. It's a bit of an obsession, but as far as obsessions go...it's harmless. Assuming the products you're applying don't contain any nasty stuff. Which is why I was thrilled when the kind folks over at Skin MD Natural offered to send me a bottle of Skin MD Natural Face, Hand, & Body Shielding Lotion.

If you are unfamiliar with Skin MD Natural, here are a few facts about their products:
  • Free of animal products (vegan & cruelty free)

  • Not tested on animals

  • Manufactured in the US using 100% solar power

  • Contain 93% natural source ingredients; all others are of food or medical grade quality & on the FDA's most safe list.

  • Hypoallergenic

  • Paraben free

In addition to all those cool facts, what I liked about this lotion is that it is a shielding lotion. Most lotions just try to replace the lost moisture in our skin (the key word there is try). A shielding lotion does that & also strengthens our skin's natural barrier, which prevents toxins from damaging out skin & removing moisture.

By now you're probably wondering how it worked. Let me remind you....I'm The Emolliator, so I have tried a lot of lotion. I can honestly tell you that this is probably the least greasy lotion I've ever used. It absorbs almost instantly, leaving your skin soft & silky. Even after washing my hands, they still felt smooth & I didn't have to reapply each time I washed my hands. There is very little scent, so if you have any sensitivities, you shouldn't have a problem. Also, a little goes a long way! The first few times I used it, I applied way too much because I was used to other brands. A bottle will last quite a while.

You can order directly from Skin MD Natural or also from Amazon. There are a few deals depending on how many bottles you order directly from Skin MD Natural, so be sure to check them out. However, if you want to try this lotion free, one lucky BMIM reader will win a full sized bottle of Skin MD Natural Shielding Lotion!

To enter, leave a comment with a way to get in touch with you (important; how else can I let you know if you win?). For an additional entry, like BMIM on Facebook & leave another comment letting me know you did so. For another entry, like Skin MD Natural on Facebook & leave a comment letting me know you did so.

The winner will be picked at 9pm PST on Sunday, March 13th. Good luck & thank you Skin MD Natural!

Bluetooth Adapter for iPods Only $17.99


Today only (actually only through 6pm PST) over at Shnoop you can get a brand new iLuv Bluetooth dongle wireless adapter for your iPod for $17.99. All orders today ship free, as well!

This dongle is compatible with all iPods that have a 30 pin connector dock. Here are some features of this unit:
  • Connects iPod® to Bluetooth® stereo headset or Bluetooth® stereo speaker

  • Able to charge & synchronize iPod® without removing

  • Dongle powered by your iPod.

  • Controls your iPod wirelessly with Bluetooth remote control function if your Bluetooth device supports AVRCP

  • 33-ft communication range

  • Uses the latest Bluetooth technology V2.0

  • Supports A2DP for music transmitting & AVRCP for remote control

  • Works with iPod Classic (80GB,160GB), iPod Touch (8GB, 16GB), iPod Video (30GB,60GB,80GB), iPod nano (1G, 2G, 3G, 4G) & iPod mini

Note, you do not get an iPod; you only get the Bluetooth dongle. This is a good deal though, because the same iLuv dongle is currently selling for $45.82 on Amazon.

Wags Deals, Freebies, & Money Makers

Walgreens seems pretty hot this week! Here are some of the best deals you can get, starting today:

Applied Nutrition Anti Aging Total Body Defense (50 ct) $10, get $10 RR
= Free after RR

Aquaphor Lip Repair (.35 oz) $4.99, get $4 RR
- $1/1 printable
= $3.99 OOP
Get $4 RR
= Free after coupon & RR

Baby Magic Lotion or Hair & Body Wash $3, get $3 RR
= Free after RR

Huggies Jumbo pack diapers $8.99, get $2 RR
- $2/1 MQ (2/27 SS)
= $6.99 OOP
Get $2 RR
= $4.99 after coupon & RR

Carefree pantiliners $.99 w/in ad coupon
- $1/1 MQ (Good Housekeeping, Feb. issue) OR
- $.50/1 MQ (1/9 SS)
= as low as free after coupons

Charmin Basic bathroom tissue (6 big rolls) $2.99 (an acceptable price for toilet paper)

KY (2.5-3 oz) $4.99
- $2/1 MQ (1/30 SS)
= $2.99 after coupon

Shick Hyrdro Razor System $8.99, get $6 RR
- $2/1 MQ (1/30 SS)
= $6.99 OOP
Get $6 RR
= $.99 after coupon & RR

Gillette ProGlide Razor System $9.99, get $4 RR
- $4/1 MQ (2/27 PG)
= $5.99 OOP
Get $4 RR
= $1.99 after coupon & RR

Colgate Total Advanced or Total Gum Defense toothpaste (4 oz) $2.99, get $3 RR
- $.75/1 MQ (2/27 SS)
= $2.24 OOP
Get $3 RR
= $.76 profit after coupon & RR

Listerine mouthwash (500 ml, select varieties) $2.99, get $1 RR
- $2/1 MQ (9/19 RP) OR
- $1/1 (2/27 SS)
= $.99-$1.99 OOP
Get $1 RR
= As low as free after coupon & RR

Nivea Lip Care $2.99, get $2 RR
= $.99 after RR

Super Poligrip Free (.75 oz) $1.99, get $2 RR
- $1/1 printable
= $.99 OOP
Get $2 RR
= $1.01 profit after coupon & RR

Motrin PM pain relief (20 ct) $3, get $3 RR
- $6/2 MQ (1/9 SS) OR
- $1/1 MQ (1/9 SS) OR
- $1/1 printable
= $0-$2 OOP (depending on coupon used)
Get $3 RR
= up to $3 profit after coupon & RR

Nasogel Drip Free Gel spray (1 oz) $4.99, get $5 RR
= Free after RR

Quaker Quick Oats (42 oz) $2.49
- $1/1 MQ (1/2 RP)
= $1.49 after coupon

Quaker Instant Oatmeal$2.50
- $1/1 MQ (1/2 RP)
= $1.50 after coupon

Simply Orange juice (59 oz) $3
- $1/1 printable
= $2 after coupon

Welch's 100% grape juice (64 oz) $3
- $1/1 MQ (2/13 SS)
= $2 after coupon (the ad states "less $1 coupon in store" so look for the Walgreens coupon book for a possible $1 off Wags coupon, making this $1)

1 gallon distilled or drinking water $.69 w/in ad coupon (if you use a CPAP machine, stock up on distilled water!)

Arm & Hammer 2x laundry detergent (25 to 32 loads) $2.99 w/in ad coupon
- $1/2 MQ (2/13 SS)
= $4.98 for both after coupons ($2.49 each WYB2)

Brita pitcher, faucet mount, or 3 pk. filters $16.99, get $3 RR
- $5/1 printable OR
- $4/1 MQ (1/16 SS)
= $11.99-$12.99 OOP
Get $3 RR
= $8.99-$9.99 after coupon & RR (this will easily pay for itself if you stop buying bottled water...& it's better for the environment!)

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Rite Aid Deals, Freeibes, & Money Makers

Here are some of the best deals at Rite Aid starting tomorrow. Remember, you will need to be a member of the Wellness+ program for many of these deals, but you can sign up here if you haven’t already.

Afrin 15 ml $5.99, get $2 +UP reward
- $3/1 MQ (2/6 SS)
- $2/1 Video Values (print by 2/26!)
= $.99 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= $1.01 profit after coupons & +UP reward

Coricidin $5.99, get $2+UP reward
- $2/1 printable
- $2/1 Video Values (print by 2/26!)
= $1.99 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= Free after coupons & +UP reward

Ricola cough drops $1
- $1/2 MQ (1/16 SS)
=$1 for 2 bags ($.50 each)

Luden's cough drops (25-30 ct) $1
- $.55/1 MQ (1/30 SS)
= $.45 after coupon

Colgate Plus toothbrush $1
- $.75/1 MQ (2/27 SS; assuming this coupon is good for the Plus toothbrush)
= $.25 after coupon

Pampers Jumbo Pack $9.99
- $2/1 MQ (2/27 PG)
= $7.99 after coupon

Clairol Nice 'n Easy Color Blend Foam $8.99, get $2 +UP reward
- $3/1 MQ (2/27 PG)
= $5.99 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= $3.99 after coupon & +UP reward

Dawn dish liquid $1
- $.50/1 MQ (PG Everyday Savings Booklet) OR
- $.25/1 MQ (2/27 PG)
= $.50-$.75 after coupon

Ensure shakes, 4 pk (6 oz) $6.99, get $1 +UP reward
- $3/1 MQ (1/9 SS, 1/23 SS, or 2/27 SS)
= $6.99 OOP
Get $1 +UP
= $2.99 after coupon & +UP reward

TGI Friday's snacks (3-8.75 oz) or Lay's Stax (5.5-5.75 oz) $1, get $1 +UP reward
= Free after +UP reward (this +UP good through 2/28 only)

Walgreens: Day 7 of 7 Days of Deals


Today is the last day of deals at Walgreens. Today only get a 11 oz. collage coffee mug for $2.99 (regularly $13.99!). This would make a great Father's Day or end of school gift. I think a teacher would love a mug created with photos from field trips, class parties, etc!

Shipping appears to be $5.99, but that is still reasonable given the low cost of the mug. Remember, this is good today only, so don't delay if you want this!

Diaper Sample from Costco


Head over to Costco.com & request a sample of Kirkland Signature diapers. You can choose from 5 different sizes. This freebie is open to anyone, not just Costco members, so go ahead & take advantage of it. Even if you don't need diapers....get them & donate them. Shelters, churches, & food banks are always looking for diapers!

Sunday Coupon Preview

According to Sunday Coupon Preview, we will be getting 2 inserts in the paper tomorrow. One of these will be a P&G insert with some high value Pampers coupons. If you need to stock up on Pampers or any other P&G products, consider buying multiple papers.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Paper Mate Ball Point Pens $.08 Each!


If your house is anything like my house, you can never find a pen that works when you need one. So when I saw this deal, I was pretty happy about it. Currently over at Amazon, you can purchase a box of 60 Paper Mate Medium Tip Ball Point pens in blue ink for only $4.88! That makes each pen just $.08! They have black ink as well, however that box is $9.13. And if you are an Amazon Mom member, you'll get free 2 day shipping on this order, as well!

This would be a great deal for any family wAdd Imageith kids in school, if you own a small business, or if you are an independent sales rep for a direct sales company. I know when I used to do in home parties I always needed a ton of pens!

Amazon has been known to change their pricing at any time, so if you want this deal, snag it now.

Walgreens: Day 6 of 7 Days of Deals


Today's freebie will take some effort on your part, simply because it will be time consuming to create. However, if you're staying home tonight instead of a night on the town, you could save a bundle.

Through tonight, save 75% off a hard cover 8.5x11 inch photo book. I believe Walgreens uses Snapfish for their photo books, but don't quote me on that. Regardless, at 75% off...this is a bargain for a photo book!

Fred Meyer: 25% off Bedding/Bath + 10% Q


Today & tomorrow you can save 25% off bedding, bath, closet storage & organizers at Fred Meyer with this printable coupon. There is also an additional 10% off Home purchases coupon which can be stacked on bedding & bath purchases for a total of 35% off those items!

It's Mega Swagbucks Day!

Fridays are Mega Swagbucks Day! You may earn a lot more Swagbucks than normal. Not Swagging yet? You should be! Click here to start earning free stuff.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Free Rental from Redbox Today


Don't forget to get your free DVD rental code from Redbox over on their Facebook page. Then swing by your local kiosk on the way home & get a free DVD for tonight!

The Foundary: Lots of Decor Items on Sale


I tend to use a lot of modern pieces when decorating my home. Which is why I flipped my lid when I saw the ceramic bird feeder shown above. I love, love, love it! It looks retro & modern at the same time. It reminds me of something you would see in an episode of The Brady Bunch (or The Jetsons!).

Right now there are tons of decor items on sale at The Foundary. Throw pillows, mosaics, even furniture are on all sale. Go check out The Foundary & see if you find anything you like as much I like that bird feeder!

Spring Break Hotel Sale in Myrtle Beach



I have been wanting to vacation in Myrtle Beach for a long time now. My parents went there 2 years ago & fell in love with it. So if you want to get a little sun for spring break & hit the beach, check out this list of condos, hotels, & resorts that have specials going on. The rates start at just $44 per night!





Photo courtesy of Myrtle Beach Kid's Stuff.

1 Hour of Parent Coaching...at a Discount!

Rarely do you see discounts on professional services, so when they come along, it's something to take note of. If you are a parent who is at the end of your rope, this is definitely something you want to check out.

Margit Crane is a former teacher & school counselor who is now a parenting coach, public speaker, & award winning author. She specializes in working with families with Gifted or Gifted with ADD/ADHD teens & tweens, however she does work with parents who have younger children as well. She coaches families on how to communicate better, increase understanding & respect, & have more fun together! Margit has been featured in Parent Map, Seattle's Child, & on KOMO News Radio. Additionally, Margit won an award for Inspiring High School Educator from UC San Diego in 2002 & her her M.Ed. thesis was cited as a notable contribution to 300 years of Jewish Education by the American Jewish Archives.

Now why am I telling you all about Margit? Here's why: Normally she charges $160 for a 1 hour phone consultation. Honestly, that is a reasonable price. However, through the 26th, you can purchase a 1 hour phone consult for $116! You can discuss & come up with a plan on virtually any parenting topic; ADD/ADHD, communication issues, 504 or IEP plans, how to motivate your kids, & more. Margit states you will have at least 3 new solutions to your parenting concern after you consultation. That alone makes this deal worth it!

Just like most of the deals I post, there is some fine print with this deal. Each family is limited to one session & you must use your session before April 25, 2011. However, those are pretty minor.

I should say that I've never met with or worked with Margit. I do know a peer of hers & she speaks very highly of Margit, though. If you are a parent (or know a parent) who feels like you are at the end of your rope, consider taking advantage of this promotion. Parenting is a hard gig & if you could make your life a little easier...& your family a little happier...then this would be money well spent.

BOGO Free at Chipotle Mexican Grill


Head over to Facebook & "like" America's Next Great Restaurant. Then watch a preview for America's Next Great Restaurant. After you will be able to print a BOGO Free coupon for either a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

I've never eaten at Chipotle. Is it any good? Leave a comment if you've been there & let us know your thoughts!

Walgreens: Day 5 of 7 Days of Deals


Today's deal from Walgreens is a free 8x10 collage print. Choose in store pickup & you won't pay a dime for this!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

$20 in Reusable Totes as Low as $7


Blue Avocado makes the trendiest reusable tote bags in my opinion. Now you can save some cash while saving the planet...& still look chic doing so!

Mamapedia has a voucher for $20 worth of reusable bags from Blue Avocado for just $10. If you are new to Mamapedia, use the code: AVOC3A to save $3, bringing the price down to just $7! If you don't see it listed, look on the right hand side where they feature other deals & you should see it.

I purchased my voucher.....get yours now!

Earth's Best on Sale at Amazon!


Amazon has numerous Earth's Best products on sale in their Warehouse Deals section. A few I saw that looked like good deals were:

Thanks, This Beautiful Frugal Life.

Gap: 40% off 1 Item Today Only


Today only get 40% off (45% if you use your Gap, Banana Republic, or Old Navy card) 1 regular priced item at all US Gap stores. You must mention the Facebook promo to get the discount. Details can be found on Gap's Facebook wall.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Coinstar: Get an Extra $10 iTunes Card


Coinstar has another great promotion going on! Through March 6th, when you turn in $40 at a Coinstar kiosk & choose to receive your $40 in iTunes eCertificates, you will receive a promo code at the bottom of the receipt. Enter the code online & you will receive an additional $10 iTunes gift card in the mail.

Walgreens: Day 3 of 7 Days of Deals


I am so late in posting this; sorry! However, through this evening, you can get a 11x14 collage poster for $2.99 (regularly $11.99). This offer is available at select stores for in store pickup, otherwise you will have to pay for shipping.

This is a good price for a pretty big poster! I think this would be cute in an office or cubicle at work.

$50 Vistaprint Voucher Just $10!


Living Social has a deal that's only good through the rest of the evening, however it's one to jump on (I did!). Right now you can get a $50 voucher to use at Vistaprint for $10. If you don't see this deal offered in your city, click on "More Deals" & then select Madison.

Vistaprint always has lots of free items, but if you own a business & want to get business cards, letterhead, auto magnets, etc. those are rarely free (certainly ones with your logo on them). This deal is a great way to get some business items very inexpensively!

If you're not an entrepreneur, you can still benefit from this voucher. Order gift cards, calendars, stationary, reusable tote bags (eco friendly!), & more from Vistaprint.

Here is the fine print on this deal: Limit 1 per person • Limit 1 transaction per mailing address • Tax and shipping not included • Voucher not valid for shipment to NY, NC, or outside of the US • Other Conditions apply • Promotional value expires on May 23, 2011

If you want to take purchase this voucher like I did, hurry...it ends tonight!

1 Free Night at HRH Suites via Jetsetter


If you still have your $75 credit from Jetsetter, you can get a free night at the HRH Suites at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas! The rooms are on sale at Jetsetter starting at $75. These aren't your average rooms, either. These are 700 sq. ft. suites that opened in December 2009.

My husband stayed at the HRH Suites last year while at a convention & he loved it. They are much nicer than the rest of the Hard Rock Hotel (it's like a hotel within a hotel), so don't worry about the rooms being dated or worn out.

Even if you don't have any credit remaining, these rooms are a bargain starting at $75! To compare, the prices start at $109 on the HRH Suites website. If you want to get a little sunshine, check out this sale (& other travel destinations) out over at Jetsetter.

Free Unlimited Streaming Video from Amazon


If you have an Amazon Prime membership like I do, you know how awesome it is. (If you don't, sign up for Amazon Mom & get a free 3 month Amazon Prime membership.) I really, really, really love Amazon Prime.

Today Amazon announced that Amazon Prime memberships come with a new feature: unlimited instant streaming of movies & TV shows. You can instantly watch them on your PC, Mac, or Internet connected TV's, Blu Ray players, or set top boxes.

I wish it streamed over the Wii like Netflix, because then I could take advantage of this offer. I suppose I could watch on my PC, but that's not much fun. However, I suppose using a laptop in bed would work if you don't have a compatible TV or other device!

Regardless, this is an excellent additional benefit to Amazon Prime. Thanks so much, Amazon!

Enter to Win a Kindle!


Head over to Mambo Sprouts on Facebook & "like" them (go ahead & "like" BMIM while you are at it). Once you've done so, you will be entered to win a Kindle! If you already "like" Mambo Sprouts, you're already entered. They are giving the Kindle away in honor of George Washington's birthday.

If you want an an additional entry (& who wouldn't?), write a fun fact about George Washington on their wall.

Free Rental from Redbox


Head over to Redbox on Facebook & get a code for a free DVD rental good on 2/24. We don't have school this week, so a free movie on Thursday sounds good to me!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Possibly Free Jeans at Target


Target has a $5/1 select Women's denim coupon online that you can print. It's being widely reported that there are jeans on sale for $4.98 at Target locations in numerous states. Use the coupon & score a pair of jeans free!

Walgreens: Day 2 of 7 Days of Deals


Today's deal at Walgreenns is a 5x7 easel art piece for just $1.99 (normally $14.99!). You can choose horizontal or vertical, the easel will have a high gloss finish, & will be scratch & UV resistant. What a cute way to display photos in your home....no frame needed!

Shipping is around $5.99, but this is still a bargain if you ask me!

Free Science Diet Dog Food Today Only

Through today, Petsmart has the 4 pound bags of Science Diet dog food on sale for $5. Use the $5/1 MQ (1/9 SS) & get this free! Also, print out a coupon (some are getting $8 coupons & some are getting $3 coupons, so I guess it's a YMMV thing).

Thanks, The Frugal Find!

American Apparel Organic Onesies $5!


Today over at No More Rack you can get American Apparel organic cotton onesies for just $5! Plus, shipping is a flat $2 per item (pretty reasonable if you ask me). This is a great price on an organic baby essential!

Here's where this gets good: If you're new to No More Rack, disable your pop up filter, because you will see a gift card pop up good for $10 in credit. Write the gift card code down (you'll need that when you're registering) & you will get $10 in credit to spend. Now, you must place an order of $20 or more to use that $10 credit, so either buy 4 onesies, or wait for something else on another day.

If you did buy 4 onesies in order to use your credit, your total would be $18 ($5x4 each + $2x4 in shipping - $10 credit), or just $4.50 each shipped. That is a great deal on organic cotton onesies! Currently, organic onesies at Hanna Andersson are $14 each or this 2 pack of organic onesies at Target for $24.99.

Check out this deal & all the other items on sale today over at No More Rack.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Free Silly Bandz at Borders on Monday


Head to your local Borders tomorrow & score one free pack of Silly Bandz with the purchase of any kids book (while supplies last). This offer is not valid at any store closing sales.

You must be a Borders Rewards member to use this coupon, but you can join at any store or online.

Lysol No Touch System Money Maker?

BMIM reader Andrea was kind enough to leave some very interesting news over on the Facebook wall (seriously...if you haven't "liked" BMIM yet..you need to, 'cause you're missing out!). At her local Walgreens in California, the Lysol No Touch soap system is ringing up at $4.89 instead of the $11.99 advertised price. However, it's still generating the $7 RR....& it did this last week & again today!

So, here's how this deal would work if your store has it coded the same way:

Lysol No Touch hand soap system $4.89
- $3/1 MQ (2/13 SS)
= $1.89 OOP
Get $7 RR
= $5.11 money maker!

Remember, this may not ring up for the same price at your store & Walgreens may recode this in their system, but you might score a big profit on this! If you do, please leave a comment letting us know.

Best Walgreens Deals 2/20-2/26

Here are some of the best deals at Walgreens starting today:

Lysol No Touch hand soap system $11.99, get $7 RR
- $3/1 MQ (2/13 SS)
= $8.99 OOP
Get $7 RR
= $1.99 after coupon & RR (this should be all month long)

Dove or Degree deodorant 1.99 w/in ad coupon
- $2/1 MQ (1/30 RP)
= Free after coupon

Dial Nutriskin lotion 21 oz. $4.99
- $2/1 MQ (2/20 RP)
- $1/1 Wags Coupon booklet coupon
= $1.99 after coupons

RepHresh Tampons $5.99, get $5 RR
- $1/1 printable
= Free after coupon & RR

Visine Eye Drops $3.99 (select varieties)
- $1/1 MQ (1/9 SS)
- $2/1 Wags February Coupon booklet coupon
- $1/1 Wags in/ad coupon
= Free after coupons (Note: Have a copy of Wags coupon policy with you if the cashier tells you you can't use 2 Wags coupons. It states: "When purchasing a single item, Walgreens accepts one manufacturer coupon and applicable Walgreens coupon(s) for the purchase of a single item, unless prohibited by either coupon offer.")

Purex 3-in-1 laundry sheets $7.99 BOGO Free
- $3/1 MQ (2/20 RP) x 2 (the Wags Coupon policy states you can use 2 MQ's on BOGO Free)
= $1.99 for 2 (just $.99 each) after coupons

Joy, Dawn, or Gain dish liquid $.99 w/in ad coupon
- $.50/1 MQ (PG Everyday Savings Book) OR
- $.25/1 MQ (1/16 PG)
= $.49-$.74 after coupons

Pampers Wipes 60-72 ct $2.50

Pampers Jumbo Pack Diapers $8.99, get $2 RR

Deal Scenario
Buy 1 Jumbo pack diapers $8.99
Buy 1 pack wipes $2.50
- $2/2 MQ (1/30 PG)
- $2 Wags Infant Care Coupon Book (found in store; you may need to ask a clerk/manager)
= $7.49 OOP
Get $2 RR
= $5.49 for diapers & wipes after coupons & RR!

Walgreens 7 Days of Deals is Back


Walgreens has brought back their popular 7 Days of Deals! Each day this week will feature a new photo deal. Today's deal is get 2 5x7 prints for $2. Choose in store pickup & you won't be charged shipping!

2 PVC & BPA Free Change Pads $15


Today only at EcoBabyBuys you can get a set of 2 change pads for $15 (normally $30). These are free from PVC, BPA, & other chemicals, so they are safer for your little one's skin. They have a Velcro closure but I really love the Velcro strap to attach to your stroller.....genius!

You can choose from either a blue/green set or a black/pink set. Score free shipping when you use the code: sundayfreeship at checkout.

This would make a great baby shower gift. Any mother with an infant could use more than one changing pad!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Rite Aid Deals, Freebies, & Money Makers

Here are some of the best deals at Rite Aid starting tomorrow. Remember, you will need to be a member of the Wellness+ program for many of these deals, but you can sign up here if you haven’t already.

Desititin 2 0z. $2.99, get $2 +UP reward
- $1/1 MQ (1/9 SS)
= $1.99 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= Free after coupon & +UP reward

Johnson & Johnson baby care (14-15 oz) & cotton swabs (500 ct) $2.99, get $2 +UP reward
- $1/1 MQ (1/9 SS) OR
- $1/1 printable
= $1.99 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= Free after coupon & +UP reward

Huggies Jumbo pack diapers or Pull Ups $8.99, get $2 +UP reward
- $2/1 Pull Ups printable
= $6.99 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= $4.99 after coupon & +UP reward

Sucrets $2.99, get $2 +UP reward
- $1.50/1 MQ (1/23 SS)
= $1.49 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= $.51 profit after coupon & +UP reward

Kleenex $.99
- $.50/3 MQ (1/2 SS) OR
- $1/4 MQ(1/2 SS)
= $.82 each WYB3 or $.74 each WYB4 after coupon

Playtex tampons or personal cleansing cloths $3.99, get $2 +UP reward WYB2
- $2/1 MQ (1/2 SS) x 2
= $3.98 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= $1.98 for 2 ($.99 each) after coupons & +UP reward

Always pantiliners $.99
- $1/1 MQ (PG Sampler or PG Everyday Savings Book)
= Free after coupon

Carefree pantilines $.99
- $.50/1 MQ (1/9 SS)
= $.49 after coupon

Kotex liners $.99
- $1.50/2 MQ (1/16 SS)
= $.48 for 2 ($.24 each) after coupon

Right Guard body wash $3.99, get $3 +UP reward
- $1/1 peelie coupon (if you can find it!)
= Free after coupon & +UP reward

Dial Nutriskin lotion $3.99, get $1 +UP reward
- $2/1 MQ (2/20 RP)
= $1.99 OOP
Get $1 +UP
= $.99 after coupon & +UP reward

Dove hair care 4/$6, get $2 +UP reward WYB2
- $1/1 MQ (1/30 RP) x2
= $4 OOP
Get $2 +UP
= $2 for 2 ($1 each) after coupons & +UP reward

Purex 3-in-1 laundry sheets BOGO Free $9.99 (online price)
- $3/1 MQ (2/20 RP) x2
= $3.99 for 2 ($1.99 each) after coupons

Pepto Bismol $2.99, get $1 +UP reward
- $1/1 MQ (PG Everyday Savings Book) OR
- $.50/1 MQ (1/30 PG)
= $1.99-$2.49 OOP
Get $1 +UP
= $.99-$1.49 after coupon & +UP reward

Sunday Coupon Preview

Sunday Coupon Preview is up & it appears like we will be getting 1 RedPlum insert this weekend (none in The Seattle Times). This isn't too unusual because coupons are scare over holiday weekends.

Enjoy the weekend off from clipping!

Lynnwood Borders Closing Sale

If you haven't heard, the Lynnwood Borders is closing. Today (Saturday, Feb. 19th) they are having their big closing sale. Everything will be 20-40% off (with a few exclusions) & you can use your Borders Rewards Benefits to accrue Borders Bucks.

The fine print says that credit cards will be accepted, however personal checks & coupons will not be. All sales are final & no adjustments will be made to prior purchases. Note that merchandise is available while quantities last.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Free Kids Craft at Lakeshore Learning


Head over to your local Lakeshore Learning tomorrow between 11-3 pm for the free kids craft. The project this week is a Presidential Briefcase...how cute!

Zarbee's Natural Cough Syrup...Free!


I've mentioned how much I love Zarbee's before, & if you've been thinking about trying it, now is the time to do so! Zarbee's announced their Bottle Swap today & you can get a free bottle of Zarbee's cough syrup. Here's the details:
  1. Post a photo of you throwing your old cough medicine away on Zarbee's Facebook wall.

  2. Buy a bottle of Zarbee's at your local retailer by February 25, 2011.

  3. Mail your receipt to Zarbee's Bottle Swap P.O. Box 1367 Sandy, UT 84091 by March 31, 2011 & Zarbee's will reimburse you for the purchase price.

Honestly, this stuff worked better for me that prescription cold medicine. If you can get a bottle for free, you're crazy not to do so!

Awesome Amazon Friday Deals


Every Friday Amazon has their Friday sale & it's usually a random selection of stuff. Typically you can find at least several options of K Cups for your Keurig, but they haven't had any the last month or so. However, today there are lots of K Cups, Senseo pods, Earth's Best, & more. Remember to use the Subscribe & Save option if it's available to save even more!

Here are a few items I thought were worth checking out:

$2/1 Wholly Product Coupon (Organic!)


Here's a high value coupon you want to print out! It's a $2/1 Wholly product (guacamole, salsa, or queso) coupon. This should make for some inexpensive or possibly free condiments.

If you weren't aware, Wholly does offer organic guacamole, so consider using the coupon on that!

Thanks, Hip2Save.

Organic Whole Chicken $1.69/lb Today


Don't forget, today is the big 1 day sale at Whole Foods Market on organic whole chickens for just $1.69 per pound! This deal is so good that Whole Foods is limiting this to 10 chickens per person.

If you want to take advantage of this deal, head to your local Whole Foods now!

Free Shipping on Any Body Shop Order


Through February 21st, The Body Shop is offering free shipping on any order. Take a look at the Specials section to see what kind of deals you can find. Pay special attention to the Final Sale offerings.

I ordered the Pure Detox Wellbeing Starter Kit shown above. Originally it was $32 but is on sale for $10 (I paid $10.95 with tax). This will be my daughter's end of the year teacher gift. We'll include a card saying something like "After a crazy year of kindergarten, spend some time this summer detoxing." Isn't that cute?

Remember The Body Shop offers some organic products as well. Just do a search & see what comes up!

Trophy Cupcakes: 1 Dozen Half Off!


Puget Sound readers, this deal is delectable! This weekend over at Groupon, you can purchase a voucher for 1 dozen cupcakes from Trophy Cupcakes & Party for $16 (normally $33). The voucher is valid for 1 year, however there are a few dates that are excluded, so make sure you read the fine print before purchasing this deal.

I love Trophy Cupcakes. I will admit, they are not my favorite cupcake store in the Puget Sound area, but they are definitely yummy. This deal makes them a lot more affordable, too! Consider buying this voucher & using it for a birthday party, an open house, whatever. Your guests will thank you!

This deal is technically available for 2 days, but since there are a limited number of vouchers available to purchase, my guess is this will sell out. Don't delay if you want to purchase this one!

$5/$25 Old Navy Coupon


I haven't mentioned any of the Barker's Bones coupons for Old Navy in months because well, frankly....I thought they were pretty lame. However, head over to Old Navy on Facebook & "like" them ("like" BMIM while you're at it!) & click on the Barker's Bones tab.

There you will find a new Barker's Bones coupon for $5 off any purchase of $25 or more. It's valid through 3/3/11, so keep your eye out for a good sale to save even more!

The Limited: $10/$10 Coupon = Free Stuff

If you're a fan of The Limited, check out this new coupon! Through Sunday, you can save $10 off any purchase of $10 or more, both in store or online. Find something right around $10 & you've got yourself a nice freebie!

If you want to shop online, use code: FASHCASH to receive your discount. However, you'll pay shipping online, so take that into consideration.

Thanks, Mojo Savings!

TGIF...'Cause It's Mega Swagbucks Day

Fridays are Mega Swagbucks Day! You can earn a LOT more Swagbucks than normal. I've already gotten $25 in Amazon gift cards this month. What are you waiting for? Click here to start earning free stuff.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Organic Flavored Creamer + Coupons


Organic Valley announced they are now selling organic flavored half & half today! In addition to the regular half & half, they have Hazelnut half & half, French Vanilla half & half, regular soy creamer, & French Vanilla soy creamer.

Print out the $.75/1 half & half coupon or the $1/1 soy coupon & look for these the next time you go to the grocery store! There are other printable Organic Valley coupons, so take a look at all of them & see what you want to print out. FYI, they do expire 30 days after printing, so you may want to wait for a sale before printing them.

I'm so excited about this. I prefer organic creamer, but every once in a while I want a flavored creamer. Now I can have both!

Veggie Tales DVDs just $5!


If you know a little one that love Veggie Tales, you must check out this sale! Select DVDs are on sale for only $5 each! This sale is good through 2/28/11 or while supplies last.

Cellfire Happy Hour Makes Me Happy

Log on to Cellfire because all day is Happy Hour. There should be a special coupon that you can save to your store's reward card that can be used on anything. I got a save $.55 coupon. Not life altering, but hey....I'll take it!

$5 Days at The Children's Place!


For 5 days The Children's Place will have their $5 Days sale going on. This sale is good both in store or online (get free shipping on orders of $50 or more with code: FSPRESIDENTS). I saw long sleeve t shirts, short sleeve t shirts, leggings, & more for only $5 each! Additionally, spring dresses are 25% off & the already reduced items are an extra 30% off (however those deals didn't seem that fantastic to me).

With this sale, I'm guessing you could stock up on spring clothing for your kids & not break the bank!

Better Oats Giveaway Ongoing

Just a reminder to go enter the Better Oats giveaway every day that is going over on their Facebook wall. Go “like” them on Facebook & click the “28 Days” tab. Every day they will pick a winner to receive one month’s worth of Better Oats.

Today’s flavor is Raw Pure & Simple Bare. This is one of their organic varieties & sounds really good!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

1 Year of Maxim Magazine Free


If you know someone who reads Maxim, request a complimentary 1 year subscription now. These will go fast, so don't delay if you want to take advantage of this.

Heather's Favorite Stuff


I thought it would be fun to start a series where once a month I profile some of my favorite products. Don't get too excited; I'm not a national talk show host, so sadly, I won't be able to give my favorite things away. However, you might learn about a new product & since I aim to educate my readers about new items, I felt this would be a fun way to do it.

For February, my favorite thing (& my daughter's!) is Tasty Brand Organic Fruit Snacks. I have talked about these in the past, but if you haven't tried them, you really must! Here are a few reasons why I big heart love these fruit snacks:
  • They’re USDA certified organic.

  • They have no high fructose corn syrup in them.

  • They are gluten free.

  • There are no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives in these fruit snacks.

  • They are made with real fruit juice.

  • There are only 70 calories per pouch.

  • They’re vegan.

  • They are made in a completely allergen-free facility.

My daughter won't eat other fruit snacks after trying these. They are soft & yummy instead of hard & weird tasting (yes, I've tried them!). These are still a treat in our house, but it's one I feel OK about giving my daughter.

Tasty Brand just announced today that the fruit snacks are available at Costco warehouses in Southern California & Hawaii. I am praying they will come to Costco locations in Washington soon! If you want to try them & don't leave in CA or HI, check out the organic section at your local grocery store or snag some from Amazon (they are on sale there). I promise, your kids will thank you!

Julius the Monkey Sale at Target Today


I love Paul Frank's Julius the Monkey. I just think he's a great little character & is a nice alternative to the ones we see on every TV show, movie, etc. our kids watch. Today over at Target, all of their Daily Deals are Julius the Monkey items.

There are adult t shirts for $10, 3 piece pj sets for $18, & more. But my favorite deal is the Skurvy comforter set (twin $41.99, full $48.99). How cute is this for a kids bedroom?

Remember, all of Target's Daily Deals come with free shipping! If you don't like something, you can return the majority of items purchased online at your local Target store (read the details on any item before ordering; most can be returned in store).

1 Year Subscription to Prevention $7.97


Through February 17th, you can get a 1 year subscription to Prevention for only $7.97 over at Amazon. If you want to learn about living a healthier lifestyle, this is a great place to start & this subscription is certainly affordable!

Reminder: BRUS Great Trade In Event


Just a reminder that the Babies R Us Great Trade In Event is still going on. Here's the scoop: Through February 21st, bring in an old or used baby item such as a car seat, high chair, crib, stroller, etc. & get 25% off a new one! Babies 'R Us then takes the old ones & destroys them to ensure they aren't used. You can read all the details about this sale here.

Considering the Consumer Product Safety Commission has banned drop down cribs (this will go into effect in June of 2011), this is the perfect time to get a new one. This ban covers virtually all cribs currently in use in the USA. This sale is also a great way to save on a replacement seat if your car seat or booster seat are near their expiration date (yes, they have expiration dates!).

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

BOGO Free Yankee Candle Coupon

Here's a BOGO Free large jar candle or tumbler coupon from Yankee Candle. It's valid through 2/21/11.

Thanks, Carie.

My Shopping Trip Today: 90% Savings


People often think that in order to get great savings you need to buy massive quantities of products. That's not the case at all! Several items in my stockpile were running low, so I hit Target & Rite Aid today & saved 90%!

The items you see in the above photo would have cost $37.57 if I had paid full price (gasp!). However, I only spent $3.74. I got 100 Finish dish washing tablets, 2 full size deodorants, a full size lotion, & a bar of soap for less than the cost of a mocha!

I don't know about you, but I'm convinced 90% savings is worth the hour or so I spend clipping & organizing my coupons each week. If you had a great shopping trip lately, leave a comment & let us know about it!
 
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