Saturday, February 28, 2009

Time to Clip!!

I went and bought 8 local papers, which for me include the coupons inserts. Yes, there are 3 for this weekend. Which means, I have 24 inserts to clip...until tomorrow's paper comes!!
Time to clean out and stock up on those coupons!

Walgreens Trip #2

I went back to Walgreens today to get some more of their great deals. Unfortunately, there were out of the Reynold's Wrap (so I got a raincheck).
I did get:
1 One-A-Day vitamin $9.49 - $6 WAGS cpn-$1 cpn = $2.49
(The women's were cheaper, but the boys needed some!)
Twizzlers 2/$3
various Valentines candy at 90% off!
jelly beans $.99 (they are 2/$1 this coming week!)
Dentyne gum B1G1 $1.29 - .75 cpn = 2/$.54

Savings = $14.79

Walgreens Ad 3/1 -3/7/09

Once again, Walgreens is the place to shop this week!

Easy Saver Rebates:
Axe $5.99-$5.99 ES rebate= FREE
Walgreens 24 Hr Allergy $3.99-$3.99 ES rebate= FREE
Walgreens Headache Relief $2.99-$2.99 ES rebate= FREE
Advanced Memory Formula $19.99-$19.99 ES rebate= FREE

Other Deals:
Glade Air Freshner $5.99- various cpns!! (use 2)
Pepsi Products 12 packs: 2 for $8.00-$3 RR=2/$5
Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion 25% off-$2 RR-$1.25 cpn(RP 03/01)
Carmex Lip Care $2.99-$2.00 RR=$0.99
Blink Tears Eye Drops $7.99-$7.99 RR-$2.00 cpn(RP 03/01)= FREE + overage!
Colgate Toothpaste $3.29-$3.29 RR-$0.75 cpn (SS 02/22)=FREE + overage!
Reach Dental care $.99 cents w/in ad cpn -$1 (2/8 RP) =FREE
Kellogg's/Kashi Cereal 3/ $10.00-$3.00 RR -three $0.70 Kelloggs cpn (2/22)=3/$4
Spend $20.00 of Clorox,Tilex, 409, &Pinesol products, get $5.00 RR(Spend $5.00, Get $1.00 RR)
Dawn $0.99 w/in ad cpn-$0.50 cpn (PG 03/01)=$0.49
One Touch Ultra Mini $14.99-$15.00 cpn (SS 03/01/09)= FREE
Clairol Balsam Hair Color $2.99-$2.00 cpn (PG 03/01)=$0.99
M&Ms 2 for $5.00-$1.00 / 2 ICV cpn-$1.00/2 cpn (RP 03/01)=2/$3.00
Chex Mix 2/$3 - .50 cpn(2/22 SS) =$1
Jelly Beans 2/$1 w/in ad cpn
Chex Mix, Fiber One bars or pastry $1.99 -.50 (2/8 GM) = $1.49
Ink Refills B1G1 (an awesome deal!)

CVS Ad 3/1 - 3/7/09

CVS deals are VERY slim this least for me, who looks for items at next to nothing!

A big P&G weekend, but the deals are minimal, even w/the P&G coupons in Sunday's paper.
Spend $20 in P&G, get a 6 pack of Charmin free.

Carnation Instant Breakfast $4.99-$4.99 ECB -$1 cpn(2/1 SS) = FREE + overage
Fusion Gamer $7.99-$4 ECB-$4.00 cpn(2/8 P&G)= FREE
Spend $15.00, get $7 ECB Nestle Wonka Golden, Butterfinger, Crunch Nest Eggs $2.50 each
LOreal: Buy $20, get $5 ECB (all month)
Covergirl: Buy $15, get $5 ECB
ACT Total Care trial $.99 - $.99 ECB = FREE
Metamucil $9.99 -$2 ECB - $1 cpn(2/8 P&G) = $6.99

Other Deals:
One Touch Ultra Mini $14.99-$15.00 cpn (SS 03/01)= FREE
Clairol Nice n Easy, Root TouchUp, Gray Solution $5.99-$5 cpn=$.99

New Samples!

Get Your Slim Down Spring Samples and find out why there's no better time to slim down and shape up.

Friday, February 27, 2009

A Must-See Movie


This movie is certainly a must-see for all married couples. The message that is brought forth is so powerful and relevant in today's world. It will "fireproof" your marriage. sells this for $17.32. sells the Special Collector's Edition for $19.99. You may want to buy a box of Kleenex tissues with it!

Freebie Friday

Here's a list of some recent FREEBIES:

Click here to get free silicone bakeware.

Click here to get a free sample of Pantene shampoo.

Click here to get a free box of Touch of Gray for men.

Click here to print free coupons for Glade products.

Click here to get free spring samples of items such as Clorox, Snuggle & Wisk.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

All You Magazine

I picked up the latest "All You" magazine, and it is filled with coupons:

$1 All detergent
$.50 All You magazine
$1 Baked Lays
$3 Barbie Thumbelina DVD
$2 Biz
$1 Caltrate
$1 Centrum
$1.50 Colgate Total Advanced toothpaste
$1.50 Dove lotion
$.75 Fast Fixins breakfast
$.75 Fast Fixins chicken
$4 Glade Sense & Spray
$1 Gorton's shrimp
$1 Grins & Giggles tooth cleanser
$1 King's Hawaiian 12 pack dinner rolls
$1 Nestle Juicy Juice
$.55 New York Texas Toast croutons
$.75 Sea Pak Shrimp
$1 Snuggle fabric softener
$1 Softsoap Scrub
$1 Softsoap Essentials
$1 Starkist Creations pouch
$1 Stouffers Easy Express
$1 Thomas' muffins & Arnold bread

Get your copy today!

Recipe Thursday

This recipe is so easy to assemble.
Southwest Chicken
4-5 boneless chicken breasts
1 can black beans
1 jar salsa
1 can corn

Place the chicken breast in the bottom of crock pot.
Pour 1/2 the jar of salsa over.
Pour the cans of beans and corn.
Cook on lo-med for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 4.
Can top w/ cheddar cheese.

New Glade Coupons!

Go to to print your B1G1 coupons for the Glade Sense & Spray and one for the Glade Plugins Scented Oil Lasting Impressions starter kit.

I got and email from Right at Home and from Kasey at on this new offer. Thanks, Kasey!

Excellence in Broadcasting Award

Thanks to Amy at She gave me this award...I greatly appreciate it! She is another blogger in the Cincinnati area and has a great blog.
This Award is simple:
1. Post this award on my blog.
2. Pass it on to some friends, up to 15.
3. Let them know they've received the award

I pass it on to:
1. Liz at She, like me, is a pastor's wife and mother of four children.

2. Stephanie at I just "met" Stephanie. She has a great blog and some wonderful frugal tips!

3. Tracey at Tracey has a great blog as well as she has challenged herself to only spend $1200 this year!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

New Freebie

Touch of Gray

Click on the icon to print a coupon for free box of Touch of Grey .

New Save-A-Lot

A new Save-A-Lot opened in my small town today, and, of course, I went and checked it out.
My first mistake was I didn't realize that I needed to bring my own bags!
O well, I'll TRY to remember the next time.

They did have some good deals:
Bagged Salad mix $.89
All Pepsi/Mountain Dew/Dr. Pepper 12 packs $1.99
Cooks ham shank portion $.79/lb
Milk $2.39 a gallon

Other than that, it's a nice store, very similar to Aldis.

Meijer 4 Day Sale 2/25-2/8/09

In addition to Meijers regular sale, they are again running a 4 day sale starting today:

Buy 10/$10, Get the 11th FREE:
Dole Salad mix
Flat or Curly leaf spinach
Greenhouse tomatoes 4 pack

Frozen Sockeye Salmon $6.99/lb
Cincinnati Gourmet 100% beef patties $5.99
Boneless Pork Loin Medallions $2.99/lb
Eckrich Smoked or Healthy Ones Beef Sausage 2/$5
Break Away Rolls $2.99
Dietz & Watson Turkey Breast $6.99/lb
Cincinnati Chili Recipe Mix $.79
Gold Star Chili 15 oz can 2/$4
Meijer pasta 3/$2
Olde Cape Cod Oyster crackers 2/$4
Skyline Finely Shredded Cheddar cheese $2.99
Skyline Chili box 2/$4

Coupon Inserts 3/1/09

Looks like a good coupon weekend this Sunday.
Two, possibly three, inserts will be in the papers.
Little Miss Know It All has the breakdown at

frugal Tip Tuesday!'s Wednesday already and I just realized I did not post my frugal tip for yesterday! Sorry to anyone looking for it!!
Did you know you can double the life of dryer fabric sheets by cutting them into halves? It works! I tried it. I can't tell the difference in how my laundry comes out, and my box lasts twice as long. Being mighty frugal, I'd say!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Savings at CVS!

My CVS trip included:
2 Dayquil Liquicaps 2/9.99
2 Neutrogena facial bars $2.99 each (rain check from last week)

Used two $1.50 cpns for the Dayquil, one $1.00 CVS cpn, & $10 ECB.
Earned $15 ECB!

Monday, February 23, 2009

More Savings at Walgreens

I decided to stop at Walgreens on my way home from Meijers. I usually wait until the end of the week and then they are out of the good deals.

I got:
2 Reynolds Wrap Foil $.89 - $1 cpn = FREE + overage
2 Glade Fabric & Air $2.99 - B1G1 cpn - $2 cpn = 2/$.99
(Qualifies for $1 Easy Saver Rebate...will be FREE )
2 Oust Air Sanitizer $2.99 - B1G1 cpn - $1.50 cpn = 2/$1.49
(Qualifies for $1 Easy Saver Rebate too...will be $.49)
3 One A Day Women's Vitamins $7.99 - $6 in ad cpn - $1 cpn = $.99 each
1 Excedrin Pain $1.99 - $1 cpn = $.99
2 Degree deodorants $1.99 w/in ad cpn - $1/2 cpn = 2/$3

oop = $10.87
earned $1 RR on the Excedrin
Will get $2 in Easy Saver rebates!!
total savings = $46.48..the vitamins were an $21 savings alone!!

Meijers Savings!!

I went to Meijers today..I had $7 in Catalinas that were to expire today!!
I bought:
10 lbs ground chuck at $1.89/lb (enough to last the month of March)
Bag of apples $2
6 Dentyne gum $1 - .75 cpn (2/22) = FREE
2 Aunt Millies bread $1 - .35 cpn = $.30
6 Reese Whips B3G3 - $.55/2 cpn (I had 1 left) = 6/$1.22
6 Land O Lakes Buttery spread 4/$5 - .50 cpn = $.25 each
1 Maxwell House coffee 39 oz $5.99
3 Kelloggs Mini Wheats cereal 3/$7 -$2 off - three $1 cpns = 3/$2
2 Puffs tissue $1.00 - .25 cpn = $.50 each
3 Bounty paper towels $1.00 - .25 cpn = $.50 each
1 Gillette shave gel $2.37 - .55 cpn = $1.37
1 Right Guard $3.79

oop after $7 Catalina = $33.24

coupon savings =$27.90

total savings $51.71

Menu Monday 2/23/09

Here's a week of menus:

Monday Bean soup
Tuesday Chicken enchiladas
Wednesday Sloppy Joes
Thursday Spaghetti
Friday Baked Chicken
Saturday Southwest Pork Chops
Sunday Out

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Meijer Ad 2/22 - 2/28/09

Meijers has the 10/$10 sale w/ the 11th FREE:
Dole iceberg lettuce
Aunt Millies Butter Top Breads -$.35 cpn = $.30
Hamburger Helper
Betty Crocker flavored potatoes
Starkist Chunk White tuna
Cereal cups
Red Gold Tomatoes
Puffs tissues -.25 cpn = $.50 each
Meijer cookies
Grands biscuits
Renuzit Adjustables
Bounty paper towel -.25 cpn = $.50 each
Pillsbury cake mix
Kool Aid Kool Burst
Lenders bagels
Aunt Jemima breakfasts
Tony's Microwave pizza
Campbell's Kid Condensed Soup or Campbell's 25% Less Sodium

Other Deals:
Nabisco Oreos, Large Snack Crackers, Cakesters, 100 Calorie Packs, Honey Maid Grahams 2/$5 V8 Splash 3/$5
Maxwell House coffee $5.99
Kelloggs cereal 3/$7 If you buy 3, get $2 off instantly!!
Ban deodorant 2/$4
Dial bar soap or liquid hand soap $1.76
Ground Chuck $1.89

A deal I missed listing (not sure if it was in the ad): Land O Lakes Buttery Spread 4/$5 - .50 cpn = $.25 each!!
To view the entire ad go to

Kroger Ad 2/23 - 3/1/09

Krogers has some good deals this week:

Pepsi or 7-Up 12 packs $3
Weight Watchers ice cream $1.99
Grapes $1/lb

$1 Items:
Kroger bread
Kleenex tissues - .50/3 cpn = 3/$2
Star Kist tuna
Frito Lay snacks 2-5 oz
Knorr pasta/rice sides - .75/2 = 2/$1
Hunts snack packs
Pillsbury rolls/biscuits
Kroger veggies
Nabisco Snak Saks
Gatorade 32 oz.
Kroger Toaster/Fruit Treats
Tennessee Pride Sausage gravy
Aquafresh toothpaste
Colgate plus toothbrush -.75 cpn (2/22 SS) = FREE
Kroger cottage chees & sour cream
Right Guard deodorant
Soft & Dri deodorant
Arrid deodorant
VO5 shampoo
Kroger hand soaps/sanitizers
Coast bar soap 2pk.

Aldi's deals 2/22 - 2/28/09

A few great deals this week at Aldi's include:

Red onions 2 lb bag $.69
Broccoli crowns $.69 a pack
Cauliflower head $.79
Tomatoes $.69 per 3 pack
Lots of fish/seafood on sale as well!