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Friday, October 28, 2011

Last Minute Halloween Candy Deal starting 10/30 at Walgreen's


Starting 10/30, you can get these great deals on last minute Halloween Candy at Walgreen's.

Buy (4) M&M’s (9.9-12.6 oz) – 4/$10.00 = $5.00 Register Rewards 
Use (4) $1.50/1 Mars Product (9.4 oz+) printable (need  to 2 computers to print 4)
Pay $4.00, get back $5.00 Register Rewards
Final cost is 4 for FREE + $1.00 moneymaker!



OR:


Mars Fun Size Candy (10.23-12.5 oz) – $2.49 = $0.50 Register Rewards
Use $1.50/1 Mars Product (9.4 oz+) printable
Pay $0.99, get back $0.50 RR
Final cost is $0.49


(If you can't find that coupon on coupons.com, use zip code 43420.)


I would print now before it's gone!


The coupon says the candy is available at Walmart, but can be redeemed anywhere as it is a manufacturer's coupon.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Great New Printables


There are a couple of new printables on coupons.com.  You may want to go ahead and print them before the end of the month.  Click here to print!  You may need to use zip code 90210 for this high dollar Butterball coupon.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Best Wades Deals 10/26-11/1

Wades is having a "Freaky Friday" sale, this Friday, Oct. 28 only.  Click here to view the entire ad.

Freaky Friday Only:
Hy-top Squeeze Mustard $.48
7.5 oz. Totinos Pizza Rolls $.88
-.35/1 Totino's Pizza Rolls, Smart Source 10/02
Hy-top Potato Chips $1.48
Faygo 3 Liter Soft Drinks $.88
10 pk Kool-Aid Jammers $1.88
10 pk Capri Sun Drinks $1.88
Morning Star Farms Ranch Dip $.88
6 oz. Shred Mate Ched-o-Mate Cheese $.88
4 pk Pillsbury Biscuits $1.88
Hy-top Squeeze Ketchup $.88
Pillsbury Cookie Dough $1.88
-.75/2 Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough, Smart Source 9/11
Snapps Cheese Sticks or Bites $.88
12 ct Country Fresh Ice Cream Sandwiches $1.98
8 pk. Hershey Candy Bars $.98

Regular Ad:

Meat:
Ground Beef $1.98/lb
Whole Boston Butt $1.38/lb

Grocery:
Better Valu Tomato or Chicken Noodle Soup 3/$1
Prego Spaghetti Sauce 3/$5
-.50/2 Prego Italian sauce, Smart Source 10/16
Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix 3/$1
Hy-top Seasoned Bread Crumbs $1

Monday, October 24, 2011

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Great Deal on Gripz at Amazon.com


Here's a deal that you won't have to leave the house for.  These are great if you are packing school lunches or going on a road trip.  Click the picture to get this deal!

You can get these:

Gripz Variety Pack (Cheez-It, Chips Deluxe, Grahams Cinnamon), 14-Count Boxes (Pack of 3)

for $9.89 or $.24 per individual package using Subscribe & Save.

Unfamiliar with Subscribe & Save?  Click here for details.  My favorite thing about Subscribe & Save...you can cancel at any time after your order is processed.

Friday, October 21, 2011

$2 Boo-rito at Chipotle on Halloween



You can get a $2 burrito, bowl, salad or an order of tacos for $2 at Chipotle on Halloween from 6pm-close.


Proceeds from that night will go to The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation and Farm Aid, two non-profit organizations working to keep farmers on the land and nurture a better agricultural system.  


Click here from more details.

Free Coupons!


Want more coupons?  Click the banner to subscribe to Right@Home and print coupons from the makers of Ziploc.

Free Subscription to American Baby Magazine


I love getting free magazines!  Click this link to get a free subscription to American Baby magazine.  I requested a free subscription recently and received a pack of baby coupons in the mail from American Baby, including the Walgreens Infant Care booklet!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Best Wades Deals 10/19-10/25

Click here to view the entire ad.

I have been able to find spotty bananas for $.29/lb at Wades near the front registers.  This is a great price if you eat them the same day or use them in baking.  We've been making banana bread, muffins and stirring them into oatmeal in the morning.

Produce:
Red Seedless Grapes $.98/lb
Baby Peeled Carrots $1
Roma Tomatoes 5lbs/$5
Rome Apples 5lbs/$5
Mangoes 5/$5

Meat:
Chicken Fryers $.98/lb
Boneless Pork Sirloin Chops $1.98/lb
John Morrell Meat Franks $.78
1 lb. Jamestown Roll Sausage $1.78

Household:
96 oz. Better Valu Bleach $1
Better Valu Saltines $1

Grocery:

Double Luck Green Beans 3/$1

Campbells Tomato or Chicken Noodle Soup 5/$3
-$1/5 printable

Food Lion Deals!


Every once in a while, Food Lion has some bargains.  Their "Big Deal" promotion is going on now through Oct. 25.  Here's what I scored today:

4 14oz. boxes Cheerios
2 boxes Kelloggs Fiber Plus Cereal
4 Pillsbury Biscuit Sandwich
8 Yoplait Greek Yogurt
2 Pillsbury Orange Rolls

Not on their Big Deal Sale:

4 Steamfresh Vegetables
2 All Detergent

I also bought meat(discounted) and snacks for school lunches(without coupons!).

Total items:  36
Spent:  $40.71
Coupons Tendered:  $46.86

Click here to find all of the coupon match-ups I used. There is a forum for Food Lion on WeUseCoupons.com

A few notes about shopping at Food Lion:

-Make a list of the Big Deal items you are planning to buy or grab a Big Deal Flier by the register/customer service-it has all of the Big Deal items listed for you.

-Make sure you get the right sized item(for example, there are 3 sizes of Cheerios boxes, make sure you get the one that is tagged for the Big Deal)

-The weekly ad is somewhat confusing.  I really had to pay attention to what was a Big Deal item versus what was just on sale.

-Make sure you have the correct increment of items.  You have to buy either 10, 20, or 30 items to get either $5, $10 or $15 back.  One way to help keep track is to place ten items at a time in your reusable bags as you shop.  It's easier to count ten items at a time than thirty.

Sound confusing?  It's designed that way.  You have to pay attention in order to get the best deals.  Since I don't usually shop at Food Lion, I had to go up and down each aisle to find everything.  Make sure you leave yourself enough time to shop.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Amazon Deal on The Sound of Music Limited Edition Set

Amazon.com is currently offering a great deal on The Sound of Music 45th Anniversary Blu-ray/DVD Combo Limited Edition boxed set.  This set is $32.99 with free shipping (regular price is $89.99).  What a great Christmas gift!


(Thanks, Hip2Save)

40% off Michael's Coupons and more



Click the picture above to get new Michael's coupons.  I never go to Michael's without a coupon!  These would be great for your Halloween projects.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Good Deal on Hormel Pepperoni at Kroger


Hurry and print this Hormel coupon to score a good deal on pepperoni at Kroger this week.

Hormel Pepperoni is 10/$10 so with this coupon, you pay $.73 each.

Click here to print.

(Thanks, IheartKroger)

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

High Value Printables



There are a couple of high value printables available right now that you may want to print.

I typically print any coupon that is $1 or more.

You can find deals on the Listerine right now at Walmart and CVS as there is no size restriction on that coupon.

Check the prices on the smaller bottles, especially the travel size. 
Click here to print.

Best Wades Deals 10/12-10/18

Here are the best deals I see for the week.  Click here to view the entire ad.

Meat:
Boneless Chicken Breast $1.68/lb

Produce:
Iceburg Head of Lettuce $.77
Cucumbers 2/$1
Limes 3/$1

Grocery:
Chef Boyardee Pasta 5/$5
-$.50/2 September All You Magazine

Beverages:
Bright & Early Drinks $.68

Household:
Hy-top Liquid Bleach 1 Gallon $5/$5

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Need more coupons?


Need more coupons?

Requesting free samples is a great way to get coupons.  It has definitely been worth my time to register and request these samples and coupons.  They are usually high dollar coupons which will help you score great deals.

Plus, it's fun to receive free products in the mail!

Proctor & Gamble just added a bunch of new free samples and coupons to their site. 

Click here to check it out.

(Thanks, Hip2Save)

Monday, October 10, 2011

Great deal on Scotch Thermal Laminator


I just ordered this laminator from amazon last week, the price went back up and has now dropped again today!  The UPS man just dropped mine off so I haven't had time to fire it up yet.  It gets great reviews on amazon.  Click the link above to order yours before the price goes back up! 

Need Help with Couponing?


If you don't know where to get started with couponing, or need a little extra help, WeUseCoupons.com is a great resource.

In particular, I like to read their message boards to find out about great deals couponers are finding at mylocal stores.

If you are a visual learner, the videos are very helpful.

Also, if you need coupons, you can find search their online forum for couponers looking to buy, sell and trade their coupons.

Check them out and tell them I sent ya!

Thursday, October 6, 2011



There are a few new candy coupons that will probably go pretty quick, so print now if you want them!

Click here to print Nestle Candy coupons

-$1.40/1 bag Nestle or Wonka Halloween candy
-$1.00/2 bags Nestle Fun Size Halloween candy
-$1.00/2 bags Wonka Fun Size Halloween candy

You can get the Nestle Crunch Fun Size bags for $1.50 each at Walgreens this week if you pair the $1/2 bags Nestle Fun Size Halloween candy with the $1/2 Nestle Fun Size Candy store coupon from the Walgreens October Coupon booklet, available in the store.  There are also coupons in the Nestle Crunch Fun Size bags so you can keep rolling this deal.

(Thanks, CouponingtoDisney)

Great Deal on a Black and Decker Steam Mop



My steam mop died(not this brand!) and I've been looking for a good deal on a replacement.  I just ordered this one and thought I'd share it with you.  I'm not sure how long these will last at this price and it qualifies for free shipping!

Printable Michael's coupon and a Halloween Wreath


Michael's has a great coupon if you are shopping Friday or Saturday.
  
Click here to print a 40% off one item coupon(expires 10/8).

Check out this easy to make Halloween snake wreath?

You could craft this pretty inexpensively with the coupon.

New Printables and a Campbell's Soup deal

(Is it a good idea to invest in art? probably...this piece sold for $15 million in 1996)

There are a bunch of new printables today.  I couldn't resist posting Andy Warhols, Campbell's Soup Cans, as there is a Campbell's soup coupon available.  Click here to print. 

Here's a list of all of the printables:


Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Free Events in the New River Valley

There are many free upcoming events in the New River Valley.  Too many for me to list.  Click here to check out Next Three Days for a mega-list of events. 

Our personal favorites are:
RU Planetarium: Shows every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30pm
RU Appalachian Folk Arts Festival:  Oct. 15, 10am-4pm
Hokie Bug Fest: Oct. 15, 10am-5pm

Honey Bunches of Oats $1.25 per box. No coupons needed!

I stopped by Walgreen's today to check out this great deal on Honey Bunches of Oats cereal.  Here's the scenario:
Buy 4 boxes Honey Bunches of Oats (any variety)
Pay $8
Get back a $3 Register Reward to be used toward your next purchase.
Total:  $5 for 4 boxes of cereal or $1.25 per box

This is reportedly working on other varieties of Post cereals.

I don't like to pay more than $1 per box of cereal but I haven't been able to find a great deal on cereal for quite some time.  We've been eating a lot of oatmeal around here, so my kids will be happy!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Best Wades Deals 10/5-10/11

 Here are the best deals I see for this week.  You can view the entire ad here

Meat:
$.98/lb Split Chicken Breast (family size pack)
$1.28/lb Fresh Pork Picnic

Grocery:
$.88 Del Monte Squeeze ketchup
2/$1.19 Assorted Luck's canned beans
$1 Hytop Saltines
$.89 Del Monte Spaghetti Sauce
$.50 Banquet Fruit or Pot Pies
$.50 Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
2/$.89 Better Valu Macaroni & Cheese
 2/$.89 Faygo Soft Drinks 20oz. bottle
2/$.89 Hytop Muffin Mix
2/$.89 Better Valu Squeeze Mustard

Health & Beauty:

$2.99 Goody's powders
-$2 off printable coupon
Makes it $.99

$2.99 BC Headache powder
-$2 off printable coupon
Makes it $.99

Produce:

$2.98 Russet Potatoes 8lb bag
$3.98 Red Delicious Apples 5lb bag

Dairy:

2/$3 Philadelphia Cream Cheese
-$1/2 printable
Makes it $1 each

2/$.89 Morning Fresh Yogurt
5/$1.89 Morning Fresh Farms Buttermilk Biscuits 5ct.

CVS Trip week of 10/2

It's a great week at CVS.
Here's what I got:

5 Harvest M&M's
6 Dove Hair Shampoo/Conditioner
2 Charmin pkg toilet paper (16 double rolls)
1 pack Bounty paper towels
2 pkg Excedrin
2 pkg Oral B floss
2 Reach toothbrushes
1 pkg Huggies Little Movers
1 pkg CVS diapers
1 50oz Gain Laundry Detergent

Total retail value before sales and coupons:  $139.18
Total after sale and coupons:  $41.32 with $25 ExtraBucks back

Grand total:  $16.32

Target M&M's deal

Here's another great M&M's deal.  At Target, you can stack a store coupon with a manufacturer's coupon.
If you've never tried it, here's your chance.

Target also has mobile coupons that they will send to your cell phone as a text.  Click here to sign up.
You can pair the mobile coupon with manufacturer's coupons as well.

Here's the scenario:

Purchase 2 bags M&M's milk chocolate, pretzel or other fall themed varieties. 2/$5
Use $2/2 Target Mobile coupon
Use $1.50/2 printable coupon here or located in the September issue of All You magazine or $1/1 pretzel M&M's from the 9/11 Red Plum insert

Total:  $.50-$.75/per bag


(Thanks, hip2save)

Monday, October 3, 2011

Tips for Ethical Couponing



In order to keep couponing fun for everyone, there are some guidelines that must be followed.

Here are a few tips:

 -Coupons are distributed by manufacturers. Retailers are reimbursed by the manufacturers plus the cost of handling.

-Some stores have their own coupons, called a "store coupon".  You can use a store coupon with a manufacturer coupon-this is called, "stacking".  If you read the fine print on a coupon, you can determine whether it is a "store" coupon or a "manufacturer" coupon.

- Read the find print on a coupon and make sure to use it as the wording states.  Check the quantity, size, etc so that you are not denied at the register.  I've made this mistake plenty of times, often when I pick up the wrong size.

-Don't ever photocopy coupons, printable or otherwise!  Photocopying coupons is coupon fraud.  Retailers are only reimbursed for legitimate coupons.  Many stores are reducing the number of printable coupons they accept because people are using counterfeit coupons.

When your cashier is scrutinizing a printable coupon, it is because he or she is checking for the watermark.  If you print a coupon from coupons.com, the watermark is in the expiration date box(either light yellow dots, if in color, or light gray dots, if printed in black and white).
Check it out by printing the new high value Aveeno coupon above-just click the image!

Questions?  Leave me a comment or email!


(Thanks! CouponingtoDisney)

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Sources for Printable Coupons



Did you know that there are many online sources for printable coupons?

This is great because it means that you don't necessarily have to subscribe to any newspaper to cash in on the savings.  Printables alone can really help you to save a lot of money. 

Is it worth the printer ink?  I think so, especially if it's a high dollar printable.

You can set your printer to print the coupons in the "draft" and/or to print only in black and white to make your ink go farther.

Here are my favorite online sources:

New Printable Coupons for October



We spent the morning at the Highlanders Festival in Radford, how about you?

Here are some brand new printables from coupons.com. 

Enjoy your weekend!

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