Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Tasty Tuesday - Pink Paradise Punch

What a fun drink to make for a special evening with the kids!

1/3 cup Cherry KOOL-AID sugar sweetened or sugar free mix
1/3 cup Tropical Punch KOOL-AID mix sugar sweetened or sugar free
1-1/2 qt. (6 cups) cold water
1 pt. (2 cups) vanilla ice cream, softened
1 bottle (1 liter) carbonated lemon-lime beverage, chilled

  1. Put drink mixes in bowl, add water. Stir until mixes are dissolved
  2. Add softened ice cream, stir until melted
  3. Place in refridgerator until ready to serve.
  4. Stir in carbonated beverage just before serving.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Free Mocha Monday

Don't forget it's Free Mocha Monday at McDonalds! Stop by between 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. for you free sample of Mocha.

CVS Deals 7/26-8/1

School Supply Deals - Good only Sunday - Tuesday

Even if you don't have kids in school, these are great items to donate or use in Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes!

Caliber composition book, 100 sheets (limit 2)
Sale Price - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Caliber or CVS erasers, 7-15 ct.
push pins, 100 ct. or
binder clips, 12 ct.
(limit 2)
Sale Price - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Caliber Pencil case or
Index Card Case
(limit 2)
Sale price - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Pilot EasyTouch pen, 2 pk. (limit 2)
Sale price - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Swingline Tot stapler or
Caliber sticky notes, 2 pk.
(limit 2)
Sale price - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Colgate Total Advanced toothpaste, 4 oz. or
360 Clean toothbrush (limit 1) - Good only Monday - Tuesday also.
Sale price - $2.88
You earn - $2 ECBs
Use - Use $1 off printable coupon or $1 off coupon from 7/12 Smart Source
Free after ECBs & coupon

Other Deals, good all week long!

CVS tampons, 10 ct.
You pay - $1.89
You earn - $1.89 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Aussie or Herbal Essences shampoo, conditioner, or styler
You pay - $2.99
You earn - $1 ECB
Use - Use B1G1 coupon from 7/26 Red Plum and $1 off coupon from the 7/5 P&G
.50 each after ECBs & coupons

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Free Mocha Monday!

Don't forget to swing by McDonald's for your free 8 oz. Mocha or 7 oz. Iced Mocha between 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Monday!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Walgreens Deals 7/19-7/25

School Supplies Deals

Pilot G2 Gel Pens (2-pk.)
You pay - $1
You earn - $1 RR
Free after RR

.09 Items (limit 12)
Penway Two-Pocket Folder
Penway Highlighter
No. 2 Pencils
White Poster Board

.19 Items (limit 6)
PaperMate 1.2 Prism Pens (10-pk.)
PaperMate Mechanical Pencils (5-pk.)
Penway Ruler
Paper Clips (100-ct.)
Two-Pocket Folder w/ Prongs

.29 Items
Penway Yellow Pencils (10-pk.)
Pink Eraser (2-pk.)
Pencil Top Erasers (12-pk.)

.39 Items
Penway Glue
Scotch Tape

.49 Items
BIC Brightliner Highlighters (5-pk.)
Penway Crayons (8-24 pk.)
Pencil Box

.59 Items
Pencil Sharpener
Scotch Envelope Mailers

.99 Items
Crayola Colored Pencils (12-pk.)
3-Subject Notebook

Other Deals

Excedrin Tension or Migraine
You pay - $6.99 (BOGO)
You earn - $5 RRs wyb 2
Use - $1 off Excedrin Migraine printable or
$1 off Excedrin from 7/12 Smart Source
Free after coupons and RRs

Tylenol Extra Strength
You pay - $4.99
You earn - $3 RRs
Use - $1 off Tylenol printable or
$2 off Tylenol Extra Strength from 6/21 Smart Source
Free or .99 after coupon and RRs

Kellogg’s Cereal
You pay - 2/$5
You earn - $1 RR wyb 2
Use - $1.50 off Frosted Mini-Wheats printable or
$1 off Kellogg’s Cereal from 6/7 Red Plum
As low as $1 each after coupons and RRs

Mentos Gum
You pay - .99 (w/ in-ad coupon)
Use - $1 off Mentos Gum from 6/21 Smart Source
Free after coupons

Dove Bar Soap
You pay - .99
Use - $1 off Dove Face Care Product from 6/7 Red Plum
Free after coupon

Neutrogena Lip and Eye Makeup
prices start at - $7.99 (BOGO)
Use - $3 off Neutrogena Face Cosmetics from 6/21 Red Plum
As low as .99 each after coupons

BIC Comfort Shavers (4-pk.)
You pay - $2.99
Use - $2 off BIC Shavers from 7/19 Smart Source or
$2 off BIC Shavers from 6/7 Smart Source
.99 after coupon

CVS Deals 7/19-7/25

3 Day Sale - Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday Only

Caliber or CVS/pharmacy filler paper, 150 sheets (limit 2)
You pay - $2
You earn - $2 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Caliber or CVS/pharmacy memo book, 50-80 sheets (limit 2)
You pay - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Caliber or CVS/pharmacy No. 2 Pencils, 24 ct (limit 2)
You pay - $1.99
You earn - $1.99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

1" Vinyl Binder (limit 2)
You pay - $3
You earn - $3 ECBs
Free after ECBs

PaperMate 1.2 pens 10 ct (limit 2)
You pay - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Deals all week long

Prices start at $7.99
You earn - $5 ECBs

Kodak Picture Movie Maker
You pay - $9.99
You earn - $9.99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Speed Stick Pro Deodorant
You pay - $2.99
You earn - $2 ECBs
.99 after ECBs

CVS Pantiliners, 22 ct. (limit 1)
You pay - .89
You earn - .89 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Free Pastry at Starbucks on July 21st

Click here for a coupon for a free pastry with the purchase of any beverage at Starbucks. Offer is good July 21st between opening and 10:30 a.m.

Free Portrait package from the Picture People

Get a free portrait package from the Picture People. The package consists of one 8x10, two 5x7's, & eight wallets. Click here to print the coupon & find locations in your area. The coupon expires July 25th.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Free Party Pack

Help celebrate the release of Ashley Tisdale's new CD Guilty Pleasure with a party pack. The party pack includes 5 Ashley Berry Lip Glosses, 15-20 Guilty Pleasure posters, 5 sticker packs, 1 Guilty Pleasure CD, and 1 Note from Ashley! Click here for your party pack.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tasty Tuesday - Ice Cream Cupcakes

What a fun summer treat! These are especially fun for birthday parties! The recipe can be varied for a variety of tastes.

10 oz. frozen pound cake
3/4 C. Heavy Cream
1/2 C. confectioners' sugar
2 pints coffee ice cream, slightly softened
1 C. chocolate covered toffee bits, such as Heath Bar

  1. Place cupcake liners in a muffin tin.
  2. Cut pound cake into 1/2 inch thick slices & use a cutter to cut out circles. Place into bottom of liners
  3. Combine Heavy Cream & confectioners' sugar in a bowl & whip with a mixer until cream holds stiff peaks.
  4. Scoop ice cream into a large bowl. Take out 1/4 C. Heath Bar bits & add remaining bits to ice cream. Use a large spoon to mash bits into ice cream.
  5. Place 1 scoop of ice cream onto pound cake & top with whipped cream. Sprinkle remaining Heath Bar bits over top.
  6. Place plastic wrap over the top, loosely & freeze for 2 hours.
  7. These are good in the freezer for 3 days.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Walgreens Deals 7/12-7/18

Coopertone Products - Buy any 2, get $10 in RRs
Deal Scenario -
Purchase 2, Coppertone Nutrashield with Dual Defense at $10.99 each
Use two $5 off printable coupons
.99 each after RRs & coupons

Coffee-Mate Liquid Creamer
You pay - $1.99
Use - $1 off printable coupon
.99 after coupon

Deals good all month long -

Dove Antiperspirant Ultra Clear or Body Mist Products - Buy 2, Get $2 Register Rewards
Deal Scenario -
Buy 2 Dove Travel Size Deodorants at .99 each
Buy 2 Dove Body Mists at $4.49 each
Use 2 "Free Body Mist When You Buy Dove Deodorant" coupons from 6/28 Red Plum
Use 1 $1.50/2 Dove Deodorant coupons from the 6/7 RedPlum insert
Spend .48 plus tax out of pocket, Get $2 Register Rewards
Free plus overage after coupon and Register Rewards
Thanks MoneySavingMom for the scenario!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

CVS Deals 7/12-7/18

There is several back to school supplies to be had!

School Supplies - Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday only

Caliber or CVS 1-Subject Notebook (limit 2)
You Pay - .99
You Earn - .99 ECBs
FREE after ECBs

Caliber or CVS 12″ Plastic or Wood Ruler (limit 2)
You pay - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
FREE after ECBs

Caliber or CVS School Glue (limit 2)
You Pay - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
FREE after ECBs

Caliber or It’s Academic 5″ Pointed or Blunt Tip Scissors (limit 2)
You Pay - $2.99
You earn - $2.99 ECBs
FREE after ECBs

Paper Mate Grip Pens, 8-ct. (limit 3)
You pay - .99
You earn - .99 ECBs
FREE after ECBs

Caliber or CVS 3-Subject or 5-Subject Notebook (limit 3)
You pay - $3.99
You earn - $3.00 ECBs
.99 after ECBs

Week Long Deals

10 page 6x8 photo book (limit 1)
You pay - $7.99
You earn -$ 7.99 ECBs
Free after ECBs

Tylenol Arthritis or 8 Hour, 20-24 ct. (limit 3)
You pay - $3.99
You earn - $3 ECBs
Use - $2 off coupon from 5/17 Red Plum or
$2 off coupon from 6/21 Smart Source or
$1 off Tylenol printable
Free plus overage after coupons & ECBs

Gillette Fusion Manual or Power Razor
You pay - $7.99
You earn - $4 ECBs
Use - $4 off coupon from 6/7 P&G
Free after coupon & ECBs

Friday, July 10, 2009

Free Mocha Mondays at McDonald's

Beginning this Monday, July 13th, McDonald's will begin Free Mocha Mondays. You can get a free 8 oz. mocha or 7 oz. iced mocha every Monday through August 3rd, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Free Fiber One samples, plus coupons

For a free Fiber One samples and $5 in coupons, click here.

Free sample of Bodycology body lotion

Click here for your free sample of Bodycology body lotion. Choose between Cherry Blossom or Raspberries & Cream.

Free Chocolate Friday!

It's Free Chocolate Friday, click here to get your free full size chocolate bar.

Limit is 4 per household.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Kids Eat For Free at Qdoba!

Kids can get a free kids meal with the purchase of a regular entree at participating St. Louis Metro area locations on Saturdays & Sundays, now through Sept. 6th.

Also, be sure to sign up for their Q Club to receive free chips & salsa and a burrito on your birthday!

Thanks, Katie for the tip!

The Knack - Free Family Event

Kids ages 5-12 can come into a Michaels to make a tote bag using a variety of paints & stencils from Tulip this Saturday, July 11th, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (While supplies last).

Lowe's Build & Grow Clinic

Kids can build this treasure chest at Lowe's this Saturday, July 11th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

My kids love playing pirates, what a great addition to their pirate gear!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

1 year subscription to Field & Stream - Free

Click here to get a free 1 year subscription to Field & Stream.

These always go fast, so sign up soon! These free subscriptions make great gifts.

Tasty Tuesday - a low fat Spinach Dip

I've not had this recipe yet, but for only 30 calories a serving for a dip, I'm definatly going to give it a try. I know so many of us are trying to eat healthier these days, so thought I'd go ahead & share this recipe.

1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1/2 cup chopped cooked (or frozen and thawed) spinach, well drained and squeezed dry
1/2 cup drained canned water chestnuts, chopped
1/4 cup chopped sweet white onion
Garlic powder
Ground black pepper

  1. In a serving dish, stir together yogurt, spinach, water chestnuts, and onion.
  2. Season to taste with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Serves 8

Serving Size - 1/2 Cup

Per serving: 30 calories, 2 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 35 mg sodium

Free Nivea for Men Body Wash

Click here for a free sample of Nivea For Men Active 3 Body Wash.

A Few Freebies

For a free sample of Viva Towels, click here.

Click here for a free sample of Nivea Touch of Sparkle Body Wash.

For a free sample of Carefree liners and Stayfree Ultra Thin, click here.

CVS & Walgreens Deals

Sorry to those who come here to look for CVS & Walgreens deals. I had a glitch & wasn't able to get the deals posted. And, since you need to be there early in the week to get the great deals, I'm not going to take the time to post everything now. I'll be back at the end of the week with next weeks deals!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Free Chocolate Friday!!

Visit Real Chocolate between 9:00 a.m. & 11:59 a.m. ET to sign up for a coupon for a free full size chocolate bar from Mars. They will mail your coupon to you, you can choose between M&Ms, Snickers, Milky Way, 3 Musketeers, Twix, or Dove. They give away 250,000 coupons each Friday!

Limit: one (1) Coupon per email address per Friday and four (4) Coupons per household during the Offer Period.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Free kids workshop at Home Depot

Kids can build this Picnic Caddy this Saturday, July 4th from 9:00 - noon at your local Home Depot, for free.

Pack a Kraft Smile coupon booklet

Click here to get a coupon booklet with 2 $20 rebates & $15 worth of coupons from Nabisco.