Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Today is my last day for spending!

My husband has challenged me to one month of no spending. We are able to buy gas for the cars and pay bills. But no grocery shopping, no clothes shopping. No extras!

Can I do it?

Monday, August 29, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Free Makeup Bag at Target

Target's Sample Spot is once away giving away make up bags filled with samples. These are great because they also come stocked with coupons!!!

The basics of saving money!

So everyday for the next week or so I am going to post about the simple basics of how to save money. Lately, friends have been asking me how I manage to save all of this money, so I thought I would start a small series!

1. Do NOT make assumptions about prices. This is with stores, brands, etc. For instance, just because Wal-mart advertises that they have the lowest prices. This is not true. Do not assume that a store brand is always cheaper than a brand name. Also, do not assume that a brand name is cheaper with a coupon then a store brand. Take 5 minutes and do the math!

2. Always pair coupons with sales! If an item isn't on sale, save the coupon until it goes on sale!

3. Follow blogs that do coupon matchups for your favorite stores. I love and If you google your favorite store, you will find one. These bloggers put a LOT of time into these matchups!

4. When you make your shopping list, check out a coupon database, like ones at, and you can search by the name! This is a great way to pair coupons with sales!

Stop by tomorrow for some more!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Smart Source Coupon Preview 8/28

Here is the coupons for smart source:

.55/1 Barilla pasta sauce
.50/1 Bestlife buttery spread, spray, or baking sticks
.75/2 Betty Crocker Supreme Brownie or Dessert Bar mix
$1 off Bic multi-purpose or multi-position lighter
$1 off Bissell machine 2x deep cleaning formula, full size
$1 off Bissell Woolite Stomp 'n Go
$4 off Biz stain fighter AND Rio Blu-ray or DVD
.75/1 Chock Full o' Nuts coffee
$2 off Claritin product, 4 oz or 10 ct +
.40/1 Colgate manual toothbrush or Wisp 4 ct +, excl Plus and Extra Clean
$1 off Colgate Optic White toothpaste, excl trial size
.50/1 Colgate toothpaste, 4 oz +
$1 off Creta Farms smoked sausage
$1 off Crunchmaster crackers
.75/2 Dole fruit gel
.75/1 Dole parfait
$3 off Dr. Scholl's For Her insoles and Fast Flats
$3 off Dr. Scholl's massaging gel insoles
$2 off Energizer AA or AAA 4 or 8 pk Ultimate Lithium or Advanced Lithium batteries
$1 off Energizer batteries or flashlight
B1G1 Foster Farms Italian chicken sausage, chicken burgers or chicken breakfast sausage, max $5
.50/1 General Mills Chex cereals
Free Hershey's Air Delight milk chocolate bar wyb regular milk chocolate bar, max $1.19
$1 off Hershey's Kisses Air Delight aerated milk chocolate, 9.4 oz
$1/2 Hershey's syrup bottles 17 oz + or Reese's or Heath topping 4 oz +
$3/2 John Frieda Brilliant Brunette, excl trial size
$1 off John Frieda full size product, excl Precision Foam colour
$2 off John Frieda Precision Foam colour
$1/2 Kraft dressing, 14 or 16 oz
$1 off MJB coffee
$1 off Mt. Olive pickles, pepper or relish
.50/1 Nature Valley chewy trail mix bars, 6 ct +
$1 off Neutrogena facial cleanser
$2 off Neutrogena facial moisturizer or treatment
.75/2 Pace jars
.50/1 Palmolive baby bottle 10 oz, toy, or dish wash 20 oz
.25/1 Palmolive Ultra dish liquid, 25 oz +
$1 off Pledge furniture care
$1 off Pledge multi-surface
$1 off Pom 16 oz or Pom Lite 48 oz
$1/6 Purina Mighty Dog canned dog food
$2 off Purina Mighty Dog canned dog food, multipk or (12) singles
$3 off RevitaLens OcuTec multipurpose disinfecting solution, 10 oz +
$1 off Revlon beauty tool
$1.50 off Sani-Surface household disinfecting wipes
.50/2 Sargento Natural Cheese slices
.50/1 Sargento snacks, 5 oz +
$1 off Tena pads
$1 off Tena Women's or Men's underwear
$1 off Torani syrup bottle
.50/1 White Castle microwave hamburger or cheeseburger, 6 pk
$1 off WhoNu? nutrition rich cookies
$2 off Wilkinson Sword Men's 3 blade razor
$2 off Wilkinson Sword Women's 3 blade razor

Red Plum Coupon Preview 8/28

$1 off All laundry detergent, 28 load +
$1/2 Arrowhead Mountain Spring water, insert
$1.50 off Arrowhead Mountain Spring water reg or w/ fluoride, 8 oz multipk
$1 off Arrowhead Sparkling Mountain Spring water, .5 L 6 pk or (2) 1 L
.75/1 C&H Granulated sugar, 4 or 5 lb
.40/1 C&H Organic 24 oz or Washed Raw 32 oz sugar
$1 off Carbona ceramic cooktop power cleaner
$1 off Carbona household cleaners
$1 off Carbona Service-it washing machine cleaner
$1.50/2 Clemmy's All Natural Sugar Free ice cream products
.75/1 Degree Men's or Women's deodorant
$1 off Degree Men's or Women's Premium deodorant or body mist
$5 off DermaSilk 5 Minute Face lift or 90 Second Eye lift
$1 off Disney or Marvel vitamins
.30/1 Domino Organic or Demerara sugar, 24 oz
.50/1 Domino sugar product, 2 lb +
$1 off Emmi Swiss yogurt
.50/1 Ferrero Rondnoir, Rocher, or Raffaello confections, 4.2 oz +
.50/1 Gallo Salame pepperoni
$1.50 off Gallo Salame product, 15.2 oz +
$1 off Garnier Fructis hair care, excl trial size
$1 off Garnier Fructis stylant, excl trial size
$1/2 Jimmy Dean Breakfast bowls
$1 off Jimmy Dean Breakfast sandwich or Jimmy D's product
$1/2 Keebler Club crackers, 11 oz +
$1/3 Kellogg's Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, Honey Smacks or Frosted Flakes cereal, 8.7 oz +
$1/2 Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats cereals, 14.5 oz +
$1/3 Kellogg's Pop-Tarts toaster pastries or Mini crisps, 6 ct +
$1.50 off Kibbles 'n Bits dry dog food
.55/1 Knott's Berry Farm jam, jelly or preserves
$3 off L'Oreal Elnett hairpray, 11 oz
$1 off L'Oreal EverPure product
$1 off L'Oreal Paris skincare
$2 off L'Oreal Shade of Preference
$2 off L'Oreal Youth Code product
$1 off Land O'Frost sub sandwich kit
$1/4 Libby's canned vegetables
$1/2 Libby's fruit products
$1 off Marcal Small Steps towel 8 roll +, bath tissue 12 roll + or (2) napkins
$1/2 Mars M&M's or Dove chocolate, 8.5 oz +
$1 off Meow Mix cat food cups, multipk or (4) singles
$1 off Meow Mix dry cat food, 3.15 lb +
.75/1 Morningstar Farms Veggie Foods product
.50/1 Newman's Own pasta sauce, lemonade, marinade or popcorn
.75/1 Newman's Own salad dressing
$1 off Newman's Own Thin & Crispy pizza
$7 off Nicorette gum 100 ct +, lozenge 72 ct +, mini lozenge 81 ct or Nicoderm CQ 14 ct +
$1 off Nutella jar, 13 oz +
$1 off Plus White product
$1/2 Poland Spring Natural Spring water, 710 mL multipk
$1/2 Poland Spring Natural Spring water w/ fluoride, 8 oz multipk
$1 off Poland Spring Sparkling Natural Spring water, .5 L 6 pk or (2) 1 L
$1/2 Quaker Chewy Smashbar or granola bars
$1 off Rimmel product
.55/1 Sara Lee Iron Kids better white bread
$1 off Sundown vitamin or supplement
$1 off Surf laundry detergent
$2 off Surf laundry detergent, 120 loads +
$1/2 Tropicana Pure Premium products, 59 oz
$1/2 Tums product, 24 ct +
$1 off Visine product
$2 off Visine product w/ Hydroblend moisturizer
$2 off Visine-A or soothing wipes
$1/2 Vita Bone dog biscuits, 24-56 oz
.50/1 Whiskas Temptations cat treats
$1/2 Zatarains frozen entrees
$1/3 Zatarains rice mixes
$5 off Zyrtec adult product, 24 ct +

Proctor and Gamble Sunday Coupon Preview

We can expect to see a Proctor and Gamble insert in this Sunday's paper. Most of there coupons usually expire one month after the insert, so you can expect a 9/31 expiration date!

$1 off Align product
$1 off Always Infinity, 14 ct +
.50/1 Always pads, clean or feminine cleansing cloths
.50/1 Always pantiliners, 30 ct +
.25/1 Bounty towels or napkins
$1 off Cascade product
.25/1 Charmin product
$2 off Clairol hair color
$3 off Clairol Nice 'n Easy Colorblend foam
$1 off Clearblue Ovulation test
$1 off Clearblue Pregnancy test
$1 off CoverGirl product
$2.50/2 CoverGirl product
$7 off Crest 3D White Professional Effects 2 hr Express, Advanced Vivid, Stain Shield or Gentle Routine whitestrips
$1 off Crest Pro-Health For Me toothpaste
$1 off Crest Pro-Health rinse, 4040 mL +
.50/1 Crest toothpaste 4 oz + or liquid gel
$1 off Crest toothpaste 4 oz + or liquid gel, excl Cavity, Baking Soda or Tartar
.75/1 Dawn Plus product
.50/1 Dawn product
.50/1 Downy fabric softener liquid or sheets
.50/1 Duracell Coppertone Ultra Advanced, Ultra Photo Lithium or specialty batteries
$1.50 off Duracell rechargeable batteries, charger or 6 pk + hearing aid batteries
$1 off Febreze Air Effects
$2 off Febreze candle
$1 off Febreze fabric refresher
$2 off Febreze Home Collection diffuser or candle
.50/1 Febreze Noticeables refill
$3 off Febreze Noticeables warmer
Free Febreze Scented Shades refill wyb Flameless Luminary wooden lamp base, max $5.99
$1 off Febreze Set&Refresh
.50/1 Fixodent adhesive, 1.05 oz +
.75/1 Fixodent cleanser
$1 off Gillette bodywash
Free Gillette bodywash wyb deodorant, max $5.49, excl trial size
$2 off Gillette Fusion ProGlide razor
$1 off Gillette Fusion shave prep
$2 off Gillette Fusion skin care product
$2 off Gillette Mach3 disposable razor 3 ct, Sensor3 4 ct or CustomPlus3 4 ct
$3 off Gillette Mach3 disposable razor 6 ct, Sensor3 8 ct or CustomPlus 3 8 ct
Free Gillette shave prep wyb Mach3 cartridges 8 ct +, max $3.29
$2 off Gillette Venus Embrace, Spa Breeze, ProSkin MoistureRich razor or bikini trimmer, excl disposables
$1 off Gillette Venus refill
$1 off Head & Shoulders shampoo or conditioner, excl trial size
$1/2 Herbal Essence product, excl trial size
.35/1 Ivory bar or bodywash or Safeguard bar or liquid hand soap
$1 off Metamucil product
.50/1 Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
$1/2 Olay bars, body wash, in-shower lotion or hand & body lotion, excl trial size
$1/2 Olay bars, body wash, in-shower lotion or hand & body lotion
$1 off Olay facial moisturizer or cleanser
Free Old Spice deodorant wyb bodywash, max $5.49, excl trial size
$1/2 Old Spice products, 1.7 oz +
$3 off Oral-B battery toothbrush
.75/1 Oral-B floss or picks 30 ct +
$1 off Oral-B Pro-Health For Me CrossAction or Pulsar manual toothbrush
$1 off Oral-B Pro-Health For Me floss
.75/1 Oral-B Pulsar 3D White, Pro-Health Complete or (2) Indicator or Cavity Defense manual toothbrush
$1.50 off Pampers box diapers or pants or (2) bags
$1 off Prilosec OTC
$1/2 Pringles fat free cans, 165 g +
.50/1 Pringles Snack Stacks or Stix
$1/4 Pringles Super Stack cans, 180 g +
.25/1 Puffs tissue, 3 pk or (3) singles
.75/1 Scope mouthwash, 710 mL +
Free Secret deodorant excl Clinical wyb Olay Pro-X, Regenerist or Total Effects facial moisturizer, max $4.99, excl Pro-X cleansing device and refills and trial size
$1/2 Secret product, excl trial size
$1 off Tampax Pearl Reg or Compak tampons, 18 ct +
.50/1 Tampax product, 18 ct +
.50/1 Tide detergent or stain release
$1.50/2 Tide detergent or stain release or Downy product
$1.50 off Tide stain release 26-54 oz powder, 15-34 ct duo pac or 36-68 oz liquid
$1 off Vicks product
$3/2 Vicks product

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Free Subscription to Creative Ideas Magazine!

Lowe's is giving away free subscriptions to their magazine! You can choose weekend projects, outdoor living, and home and garden!

Click here to request them!

Frito Lay- Winner

The winner of the Frito Lay Giveaway is #13- Rebby! Congrats! The winner was chosen via

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Thred up is having a back to school sale!!!

Have you tried Thred up yet? It is a website when you can buy second hand clothes and you exchange boxes back! I have gotten two boxes and I love this website. But it gets even better! This weekend they are offering 30% off all boxes!!!

Check Thred up out!!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Free $14 Febreze Coupon Booklet!

Click here to request a free $14 coupon booklet from Febreze!

Donate 4 FREE! Beechnut helps babies in need

If you head over to Beech-nut's Facebook Page, like them, and then share a virtual jar of baby food with a friend, Beech-Nut will donate a jar of baby food for a baby in need!

This will only take a second but having food for your baby is something most of us take for granted, so please donate for those babies in need!!!!!

Some great coupon codes!

Here are some great shopping deals:
  • Carters is running 20% off your entire order no minimum this weekend with coupon code: SAVEEXTRA
  • Free shipping at Disney Store with any purchase from the halloween store with coupon: TREAT
  • 25% off $50 at Childrens Place with coupon code T6E2011

Free Sample of Huggies- Size 4 or 5

The Walmart sample is available again! I just got the last one in the mail yesterday! It is allowing you to request the diaper sample again so go for it!
Click here for the sample

Friday, August 19, 2011

Freebie List

Here is a list of freebies from around the web. Please feel free to comment below if you know of any others!

new 10 pt Pampers Code

Enter 2BEGINEARNING10 at Pampers. I love this program! I just cashed in my points for $20 worth of Applebee's Gift Cards!

Consignment Sales as a Way to Save on Clothes for Kids

After school today I stopped by a consignment sale near our house. I was able to pick up 4 pairs of pajamas for only $10. All of the items at most of the consignment sales have to be in great condition. Many times I see moms buying laundry baskets full of clothes at these! It really is a great way to save money and get quality items for your children!

Here are my tips for finding great consignment sales:

  1. Check out for listings of sales near you. You can also do a simple google search.
  2. Bring reusable shopping bags or a laundry basket. I don't buy much so 1-2 reusable shopping bags is enough for me. 
  3. Make sure you find out what payment methods are accepted. Some sales will take credit cards, but others are strictly cash only.
  4. Get there early (especially with the big sales!)

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Sunday Coupon Preview

It looks like this week there will only be 1 coupon insert, a Smart Source insert.

Act $1.00/1 16.9oz+ x10/31/11
Brita $1.00/1 bottle water filtration system x10/31/11
Brita $4.00/1 pitcher or faucet mount system x10/31/11
Carefree $0.50/1 x10/31/11
Claritin $2.00/1 4oz or 10ct+ x9/18/11
Claritin $4.00/1 15ct+ x9/18/11
Claritin $6.00/1 45ct x8/28/11
Clear Care $1.00/1 12oz+ bottle of Cleaning and Disinfecting solution dnd x9/30/11
Clear Care $3.00/1 twin pack of Cleaning and Disinfecting solution dnd x9/30/11
Clorox $0.25/1 35ct+ disinfecting wipes x10/16/11
Clorox $0.25/1 82oz+ bleach x10/16/11
Clorox/Tilex/Pine-Sol $1.00/2 32oz+ Clorox Clean-up, 24oz+ Clorox toilet bowl cleaner with bleach, 32oz+ Tilex mold and mildew remover, or 48oz+ Pine-Sol brand cleaner x10/16/11
Dannon $1.00/3 Oikos or Stoneyfield Oikos organic 5.3oz cups x9/18/11
Dole $0.75/2 fruit bowls x10/31/11
Excedrin $0.75/1 20ct+ dnd x10/8/11
Excedrin $1.50/1 80ct+ dnd x10/8/11
Formula 409 $0.50/1 32oz+ all purpose cleaner x10/16/11
French’s $0.75/1 honey mustard dipping sauce x11/30/11
Frigo $0.55/1 Cheese Heads string cheese 10oz+ x11/30/11
Glad $1.00/2 food storage products x10/1/11
Glade $0.75/2 Sense & Spray refills x9/24/11
Glade $0.55/1 9.7oz premium room spray x9/24/11
Glade $0.75/1 scented oil candles holder or two refills x9/24/11
Glade $0.75/2 4oz jar candles x9/24/11
Glade $1.00/1 decor scents electric warmer x10/8/11
Glade $1.00/1 decor scents glass holder x10/8/11
Glade $1.00/1 decor scents refill pack x10/8/11
Glade $1.00/1 Press & Spray starter kit x9/24/11
Glade $4.00/1 plug-ins scented oil twin refill or two single refills x9/24/11
Hansen’s $1.00/2 64oz juice x9/23/11
Hansen’s $1.00/2 natural soda multi-packs x9/23/11
Heinz $0.25/1 ketchup x9/30/11
Hershey’s $1.00/2 milk chocolate, milk chocolate with almonds or special dark 6-packs x10/16/11
Hidden Valley $1.00/1 Farmhouse originals dressing x11/30/11
Hidden Valley $1.00/1 salad kit x11/30/11
Hot Pockets $1.00/3 2pack boxes x11/21/11
Jose Ole $1.00/1 16oz+ item x10/15/11
Junior Juice $1.00/3 4-pack boxes x9/23/11
KC Masterpiece $0.50/1 barbecue sauce or marinade x11/30/11
Keebler $1.00/2 6.6oz+ cookies TARGET coupon x9/24/11
Kellogg’s $1.00/2 10.8oz+ cereals TARGET coupon x9/24/11
Kellogg’s $1.00/2 8ct Nutri-Grain bars and 12ct Pop-Tarts TARGET coupon x9/24/11
Kellogg’s $1.00/3 Eggo frozen items TARGET coupon x9/24/11
Kingsford $1.00/1 match light charcoal briquets 6.3lbs+ x11/30/11
L’Oreal $1.00/1 cosmetics item WALGREENS coupons x10/16/11
L’Oreal $2.00/1 haircolor item WALGREENS coupon x10/16/11
L’Oreal $2.00/1 skincare item WALGREENS coupon x10/16/11
Mitchum $1.00/1 ets x9/25/11
Morton $0.55/1 Season-All product x11/30/11
Mountain High $0.50/1 32oz yoghurt x11/12/11
Nestle $0.50/1 Toll House dark chocolate morsels x10/31/11
o.b. $1.00/1 ets x10/31/11
One A Day $1.00/1 multivitamin product x10/15/11
Ore-Ida $1.00/3 products x9/30/11
Pantene $3.00/2 products ets x9/30/11
Planters $0.75/1 peanut butter dnd x10/2/11
Purina $1.00/1 Alpo Come & Get it x9/19/11 (2 coupons)
Purina $1.00/1 Friskies Crispies cat treats x11/21/11
Purina $1.00/2 Beggin x11/21/11 (on sale this week at Publix!)
Purina $2.00/1 ONE cat food or ONE beyOnd cat food x9/30/11
Purina $2.00/1 ONE dry dog food or ONE beyOnd dog food x9/30/11
Scrubbing Bubbles $1.00/1 active scrub cream cleanser x10/1/11
Stayfree $1.00/1 x10/31/11
Triaminic $1.00/1 fever reducer product x10/15/11
Tyson $1.00/1 frozen chicken nuggets bag x11/30/11
Velveeta $1.00/1 cheesy skillets dinner kit x9/21/11
Wisk $2.00/1 laundry detergent 45oz+ x10/2/11
Wonderful $1.00/1 10oz+ mini almonds x12/31/11
Yoplait $1.00/10 cups yogurt x10/15/11

This doesn't look like a great week, but it is pretty decent. Be aware that coupons vary by paper, so this is a summary but you might get some different ones!

Krispy Kreme Happy Hour! Now through 8/31!

From now until 8/31, Krispy Kreme is offering their chillers for only $2 from the hours of 1-5! I have not tried these before, but I will be stopping by after class today!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Publix Deals Beginning Tomorrow

You can check a full list at I heart Publix!


  •  Barilla Pasta $1.23 (so .61 or .62)
  •  Betty Crocker Supermoist Cake
  • Claussen Pickles
  • Edward's Single Pie Slices
  • Emerald Dry Roasted Peanuts
  • Entemann's Pop Ems Donuts
  • Gorton's Shrimp Tempations
  • Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers
  • Kozy Shack Pudding
  • GoGo Squeeze Applesauce
  • Prego Sauce
  • Pompein Olive Oil
  • Thomas' Bagels
  • 9 Lives Cat Food
  • Purina Beggin Strips

Hi to the New Followers!

I just wanted to say hello to all of the new bloggers. My posts have been kind of slow this week. I started back to school this week and today my daughter was throwing up at school! It has been a very hectic week!

I have a bunch of good deals left to post!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Hospitals are saying NO to early c-sections.

Here is the article I am discussing:

The basics of the article is that 17 Oregon hospitals will no longer allow elective c-sections before 39 weeks of pregnancy. I think this issue has two important sides: the rights of the woman to choose and the rights of the baby to be born healthy. I personally had a C-section right at 39 weeks, but mine was not planned. Luckily, my daughter was given the highest APGAR score the doctor would give to a baby born via C-Section.

As a pregnant woman, I can completely understand the feeling of get this baby out of me. By the middle/end of the third trimester, most women are miserable. I tried everything to get my baby to come early. (Ok, maybe not everything, but spicy foods, walking, etc.) I am happy hospitals are taking steps to encourage moms to stay pregnant longer. But I think there is a major failure on the part of some doctors and medical associations to not share the benefits. I personally had no idea the vital developments that happen after 37 weeks. As far as I knew 37 weeks was full term and the baby should come right around then.

What are your thoughts?

Free Trial Pack of Eco Bag Garbage Bags

Click here to request a free trial pac of eco bag trash bags!!

Monday, August 15, 2011

$1 Off Coffeemate Natural Bliss

If you like, Coffeemate on facebook, you can print a coupon for $1 off a Coffeemate Natural Bliss. Hurry, this will not last long since there are only 50,000 available!

HOT Quizno's Coupons

Quizno's has some hot coupons going on right now.

Print All 4
Quiznos Toasty Savings - Print All 4 Coupons!

- Free Sub of equal or less value with the purchase of any sub and a regular fountain drink
- Free chip or cookie and regular fountain drink with purcahse of regular salad or sub
- $1 off 1 Sub, $2 off 2 Subs, $3 off 3 Subs
- $2 Off Regular or Large Sub

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Downy Unstoppables Review

I was recently given a sample of the new Downy Unstopables. I thought it was going to be a liquid, but instead they were little beads! You put it in the washer along with your detergent and/or your fabric softener. The Unstopables are designed to leave your laundry smelling like it just came out of the driver for a long time. 

I put it in with our sheets and designed this would be a good challenge for it. We have three dogs, who get in the bed even though they aren't supposed to, and a one year old! It did make everything smell super fresh for a bit after the wash. But after two days, the smell was pretty much gone. 

I think this product would work great if it didn't have the dogs and the baby combating the good smell. I think it would work great if you lived in a house without pets, but if you have pets, it probably isn't worth the cost.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Clearance Alert: Pampers Limited Edition Print Diapers

Normally, I could care less about the design of the diaper on my daughter's bottom. But while grocery shopping at Kroger, I noticed they had a cart full of the limited edition Pampers Prints on clearance. Instead of $19.99 a box (which at size 4 is .35 a diaper), they are on clearance for $8.79 (so only .15 a diaper)! Plus, there have been some coupons floating around in the Sunday papers for papers. This is a great price, plus these diapers come with double the pampers rewards points. Let me know if you are able to grab them!

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Open Sky- Free $10 Credit

There is another daily deal website now open. It is called Open Sky and if you sign up now you will get $10 in free credit to use. I haven't had time to explore this website, but let me know your opinions!

Taste of Home and a Frito Lay Giveaway!

Frito-Lay is giving away a variety pack of their Lay's Regional Chips to one of my readers! I checked out the new regional chips and so many of them look yummy! I cannot wait to try their Garden Tomato and Basil. They also have Carolina BBQ, Honey Mustard, Creamy Garden Ranch, Balsamic Sweet Onion, Chipolte Ranch, and Cajun Herb and Spice. 

All of their Regional Chips are made with natural ingredients and cooked in sunflower or corn oil, which contains 80% or more of the good fats, rather than the bad fats! There is also 0 grams of trans fat! I cannot believe that one serving contains less sodium than a bagel!

One of my favorite recipes from home is super simple. My mom used to make them every Christmas.

Pineapple Caramel Bites

1 can sliced pineapple
1 can sweetened condensed milk
Package of Cool Whip
Maraschino Cherries

1. Boil 4 cups of water. Place the can of sweetened condensed milk in the water. Make sure the can is submerged. .Boil for 90 minutes. Allow to cool for 30 minutes.
2. Place the slices of pineapple on a plate. Spoon some of the mixture from the sweetened condensed milk onto the pineapple slices. Top with Cool Whip and a cherry.
3. This is super easy and super yummy!

Giveaway: Frito-Lay has been so generous to offer a variety pack of their regional flavors to one of my readers. 

Mandatory Entry: You must be a GFC follower. Put your email address in all entries! Leave a comment for this entry and all extra entries!

Other Entries: (You must do the mandatory entries first) 1 entry each
- Add my blog to your blog roll!
Like MommaMoney on facebook (Make sure and include your facebook name)
- Follow me on twitter

The giveaway will end on Tuesday, August 23rd at 11:59 pm!

Disclosure: These opinions are 100% mine. In exchange for my participation in the contest, I was given chips to sample. I received no other compensation for my participation.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Lack of Posts

Please excuse the lack of posts. I am out of town and will be back to full speed on Thursday!

$35 worth of coupons from P & G

P&G Everyday Solutions has a new coupon booklet available. These have great coupons such as Cascade, Swiffer, Mr. Clean, Glade, etc. And the expiration dates are far out!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Stride Rite B1G1

Stride Rite is having a great sale. Buy 1 Get 1 50% off on all footwear.  Go check it out!

Moving on up!

I am excited to announce that my blog is moving on up! We officially have a facebook page, MommaMoney! Also, we have a new domain name. It is! Currently, if you go there you will get redirected back to the blog. But within the next two weeks we should have a brand new sparkly webpage. I felt the need to do this because it is hard to design a blog the way you want it in blogger. So we are branching out!

Also, I will be hosting my very first sponsored giveaway in a few weeks. Look out for the post in as soon as we get the webpage running (or it might be here!).

Anyways please stick with me during the transition. I will keep posting all of the same deals as before on the blog. I am going to try to see if it is possible to transfer all of my GFC followers and content. We will find out!

100 Free Business Cards at Staples!

Staples has a coupon available for 100 free black and white business cards. They also are having some AWESOME back to school sales. So if you are heading to staples, make sure and take this coupon with you!

Great survey companies to try

I have decided that our next big family vacation (12 months away) will be 100% funded by the extra money I earn online. Here are two things I use often in order to make a little extra money. This is a new one that I have recently signed up with but have already earned $5 from!
Opinion Outpost- This one is great it allows you to cash out via check, prepaid visa card, vouchers, and best of all Amazon gift cards. The surveys are usually good and usually pay pretty well.

Both take just a few minutes to sign up with!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Vacation Photos

I thought I would share some of our photos from vacation to Orlando last week.

Donate for free litter for cats in need

Visit World's Best Cat Litter  to donate cat litter to cats that are in need. It doesn't take anything but a click of the mouse and you will be a great help to cats that are in need!

Monday, August 1, 2011

New Codes for Swagbucks

Go here for a code worth 20 SB.Hurry only 18 minutes left

New 9 Swagbucks

You have to watch the video to get the code. It is different for everybody! Hurry 30 minutes left!

New 7 SwagBucks Code

Go to and enter 1979 in the code box! This is only good for another 55 minutes so hurry!

Do you need new contacts? 2 Free offers

Bausch and Lomb is offering 2 free samples today! Hurry, these will go quick!

The first one they are offering is PureVision2 HD.

The second one they are offering is SofLens.

New Coupons for! Hurry!

Just click any of the links to be able to print them out! Hurry, once they are gone, they are gone until next month.
$0.50 off Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal
$0.75 off any Chex cereal
$0.75 off Cocoa Puffs cereal
$1.00 off any 3 General Mills Divisional cereals
$1.00 off 2 Barber Foods Stuffed Chicken Breast
$0.50 off Bisquick Baking Mix
$0.50 off Nature Valley Granola Thins
$0.75 off Nature Valley Granola Bars
$0.50 off Fiber One Brownies
$0.50 off Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks
$1.00 off Pillsbury Sweet Moments
$0.50 off Pillsbury Crescent Dinner Rolls
$0.50 off Pillsbury Sweet Rolls
$0.30 off Pillsbury Refrigerated Grands! Jr.
$0.40 off Pillsbury Refrigerated Pizza Crust
$0.50 off Pillsbury Refrigerated Cookie Dough
$0.50 off Pillsbury Toaster Strudel
$1.00 off Frozen Pillsbury Egg Scrambles™
$1.00 off Romano's Macaroni Grill Frozen Entrée
$0.50 off Cereal Treat Bars
$0.75 off any Yoplait Kids products
$0.75 off Yoplait Light Parfait
$0.40 off Yoplait Yogurt
$0.50 off any flavor Yoplait Greek yogurt
$0.75 off any flavor Yoplait Frozen Smoothie
$1.00 off Old El Paso Tortilla Stuffers
$0.80 off Hamburger Helper and Tuna Helper
$1.00 off Totino's Crisp Crust Party Pizza
Personal Care Products
$0.75 off any Clear eyes Product
$0.40 off THREE (3) KLEENEX On-the-Go Tissue Pack
$2.00 off any AVEENO sun protection product

Free Coffee Sample

Ava Coffee is giving away free samples of coffee. You have 4 roasts to choose from!

Free Sample of Post it Sticky Notes

Click here for a free sample of Post It notes

Why did I start my blog?

There is a great blog linky going on right now! All you have to do is answer the question, Why did you start your blog?.

I started my blog because I am always getting great deals on products, so I wanted to be able to save other people money as well. I love going to the grocery store and spending $80 but saving $110. (This was my shopping trip this weekend!) I also started this blog because I wanted the chance to review new products and tip off my friends to some great websites out there.

If you have a blog, please answer this question and then join up over at By Word of Mouth Musings.

Swagbucks Extravaganza New Code worth 8 SB.

Swagbucks is giving away codes worth 50SB today! You just have to find them! I use the website SC-S for updates on what codes are currently available! So be sure to check both today in order to get all the codes. There is a current code: FunStartsNow that is available for about another 2 hours, so go put it in!

I will try to keep the blog updated with the new codes as the day goes along!