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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Coupons in the paper tomorrow...

Looks like it is going to be a good day for coupons in the paper tomorrow. We are scheduled to get 3 inserts - 1 Smart Source, 1 Red Plum and 1 P & G insert. You may want to look at the coupons we get and if you see some you are excited about, it might be a good day to get more than 1 copy of the newspaper!

End of the month coupons

Make sure to make the rounds today to all the printable coupon websites and print any coupons you think you might use as they usually refresh at the beginning of the month.


Friday, July 30, 2010

Yep, it's that time again!

It's that day of the week again - Mega Swag Buck Friday, which means you have a better chance of getting larger Swagbucks amounts for your searches - so get searching!

New to Swagbucks? Go here to find out more and go here to sign up for your free account to start earning rewards!

What are you getting with your Swagbucks? You already know I have been spending mine on Amazon gift cards.

Cover Girl deals at King Soopers

Some of the Cover Girl products that we have coupons from the 6/6 and 7/4 PG are part of the P&G mix and match buy 4 save $4 event at King Soopers this week. I don't have prices on specific items and know that many of the coupons expire tomorrow, but wanted to let you know to bring those coupons with you when you are shopping at King Soopers.

If you snag any great deals on these products, let us know what they were.

Safeway Weekly Deals 7/28 - 8/3

Not a super exciting week at Safeway this week. Safeway requires you spend at least $10 to "activate" or use any of their in-ad coupons. They have a sale that runs through Saturday this week. Participating items, prices are only good through Saturday:
Land O Lakes Spreadable Butter $.99 with in-ad coupon - limit 4
Use in-ad coupon and $.50/1 from the 7/18 SS
Cost = FREE!

Lucky Charms or Trix Cereal $1.49 with in-ad coupon - limit 3
Use in-ad coupon and $1/2 from the 7/11 SS, you must buy 2 to use this coupon
Cost = $.99 each, when you buy 2

Honey Nut Cheerios $1.88 with in-ad coupon - limit 4

Use in-ad coupon and $1/2 printables here, here and here, you must buy 2 to use these coupons
Cost = $1.38 each, when you buy 2

Pampers or Huggies Jumbo Packs $7.99 - limit 4
Use various coupons from the 6/20 RP, 6/6 or 7/4 PG (Pampers) or 7/18 SS (Huggies Pull Ups)
Cost = will vary!

Lucerne String Cheese (12-16 oz.) $2.49 with in-ad coupon - limit 3
Palmolive Dish Soap $1.99 with in-ad coupon - limit 2
Pepsi 6 pack $1.99 with in-ad coupon - limit 3
Safeway Select Frozen Pizza $2.99 with in-ad coupon - limit 3
Rancher's Reserve Beef London Broil $2.49/lb. in extreme value pack

Other Grocery Deals:
Purex 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets $3.99, with in-ad coupon
Use in ad coupon and $1/1 printable
Cost = $2.99

Lucerne 18 count large eggs $1.29, with in-ad coupon - limit 2

Eating Right Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts $1.99/lb.
Rancher's Reserve Bone-In Beef Ribeye $5.99/lb.


Yellow or Bi-Color Corn $.20
Extra Large Green Peppers $.50
Broccoli Crowns $.99/lb.
Mini Watermelon $1.99

Thursday, July 29, 2010

King Soopers Weekly Deals 7/28 - 8/3

There is another mix and match promotion for P&G products where you buy any 4 participating items and receive $4 off instantly. I will list prices assuming you are buying in increments of 4 and they will reflect the $1 per item discount. Lots of the coupons paired with this deal expire on 7/31, but we should be getting a new batch of PG coupons in the paper this weekend.

Mix and Match Event:
Gillette Body Wash $1.99
Use $2/1 from the 7/4 PG
Cost = FREE!

Herbal Essences Shampoo or Conditioner $1.69
Use $.50/1 from the 7/4 PG
Cost = $.69

Zest Body Wash $1.99
Use $.50/1 from the 6/6 PG
Cost = $.99

Bounty Paper Towels (2 Rolls) $1.99
Use $.25/1 from the 7/4 PG
Cost = $1.49

Old Spice Body Wash $1.99
Use $1/2 from the 6/6 PG, you must buy 2 to use this coupon
Cost = $1.49 each, when you buy 2

Pampers Jumbo Pack Diapers $7.99
Use $1.50/1 from the 6/6 PG or 6/27 RP
Cost = $5.49

Other Grocery Deals:
Smart Balance Best Life Sour Cream $1
Use $.50/1 from the 7/11 RP
Cost = FREE!

Suave Deodorant $1
Use $.75/1 from the 7/11 RP
Cost = FREE!

Oral B Toothbrushes $1
Use $2/2 (if indicator toothbrushes are included) from the 7/4 PG or $.50/1 from the 6/6 RP
Cost = as low as 2 for FREE!

Charmin Bath Tissue (6 Mega Rolls or 12 Double Rolls) $5.99
Use $3/1 King Soopers ecoupon that you can load to your card here
Cost = $2.99

80% Lean Ground Beef $1.79/lb.
Country Style Pork Ribs $1.99/lb.

Green or Red Cabbage $.33/lb.
Cantaloupe $.39/lb.
Black Seedless Grapes $.88/lb.
Red or Black Plums $.88/lb.
Zucchini or Yellow Squash $.88/lb.

Let me know if I missed any great deals!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

$10 worth of Big City Burritos for only $5!

Groupon has a great deal today. You can go here to purchase a $10 gift certificate to Big City Burrito for only $5! I love their potato burritos, their selection of tortillas and their homemade salsas.

Make sure you are close to one of the 3 participating locations as it is not good at all of their locations. Also, the gift certificate is good through January 29, 2011 and you can only use one per visit.

I plan to buy several as I could eat at this place every week! This deal is only good through midnight tonight, so buy it soon if you want in!

$2 Camis at Old Navy

Tomorrow, Thursday 7/29, through Saturday 7/31 you can bring this coupon into Old Navy stores to score up to 5 camis for only $2 each. The limit is 5 per person, so bring someone else with you if you want to get more. I love their camis for layering and wearing underneath sweaters, so now is the time to stock up if you love them too!

Thanks for the heads up Hip2Save!

Sprouts Weekly Deals 7/28 - 8/4

As always, Sprouts does double ad Wednesdays so if you are shopping today, make sure to check out these deals that are available through today. Some good deals on lots of produce this week. They are also running a gift card promotion where you can buy a $100 gift card for $89.99, like saving 10%. I did this last time they offered it since I shop there regularly I figured I may as well "pay ahead" to save 10%. I will probably do it again this time too!


Sweet Corn $.19
Cantaloupe $.19/lb.
Seedless Watermelon $.33/lb.
Green, Red or Romaine Lettuce $.88
Roma Tomatoes $.88/lb.
Avocados $.88
Yellow Squash or Zucchini $.88/lb.
Green Beans $.88/lb.
Baby Carrots (1 lb. bag) $.88
Peaches or Nectarines $.88/lb.
Gala Apples or Bartlett Pears $.99/lb.
Apricots $1.50/lb.

Mahi Mahi $2.99/lb.
Whole or Cut Up Chickens $1.39/lb.

Other Deals:
6 Grain Hot Cereal $.99/lb.
Buy Sprouts brand frozen fruit, get a Sprouts brand frozen veggie free!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

4 Tickets to Fiske Planetarium for only $8!

Mamapedia a great deals site is offering up 4 tickets to any daytime family presentation at Fiske Planetarium on the CU Boulder campus for only $8!! The usual cost for these shows are $5 per adult and $3.50 per child, so this is a great deal.

You don't have to pick the shows you want to go to ahead of time, you will get a generic voucher emails to you that you can cash in when you attend the show of your choice. These vouchers are good through July 29th, 2011 so you have plenty of time to use them. I purchased several sets for our family to use as a fun, educational and inexpensive day out.

This deal is only good for 2 more days or until they reach 400 sets sold. As of right now they have sold 100 sets so you should probably order sooner than later.

Go here to purchase this great deal or get more information.

As an additional bonus, you can pick a school and they will receive 5% of your purchase. What a great way to have fun and help out your school!

Thanks for the heads up on this deal Marcie!

FREE (after gift card rebate) Backpacks at Staples and Office Max!

Staples has a deal going on this week where if you buy any backpack, you can submit for a rebate for a Staples gift card with a 100% value of the backpack. It's like getting the backpack for FREE after the gift card, limit one rebate per household. Just keep in mind that you aren't getting a check, just a Staples gift card - but Staples has some great deals so you shouldn't have any problem finding something to spend it on.

Staples also has reams of paper for only $.01 after easy saver rebate! That is a great price to stock up on some coupon printing paper.

Other great school supply deals this week...

Walmart still has $.25: 24 packs of Crayola crayons, composition books and 2 packs of Elmer's glue sticks or Elmer's glue.

Target has $.88, 12 packs of Crayola colored pencils.

Office Depot has $.05 acrylic rulers (limit 3) and 6 packs of spiral notebooks for $.50 (limit 2).

Office Max has $.05 wooden rulers (limit 6), $.10 Papermate pen 10 packs blue or black (limit 3), $.10 Office Max #2 pencils 12 packs (limit 3), $.20 Office Max Filler Papers 100 count (limit 6) and FREE backpacks after 100% Max Plus rewards (limit 2).

Are you getting stocked up with all of these great deals for back to school yet? If not, you really should start - it will save you a ton of money instead of waiting for the huge back to school rush right before the new year starts!

Monday, July 26, 2010

Walgreens Weekly Deals 7/25 - 7/31

I am again running behind on the Walgreens deals this week. My favorite deals are bigger packs of Twizzlers for $.50 each after RR and 3M Command Reusable Hooks for $.50 each after coupons.

Go here for a complete list of Walgreens deals, just keep in mind that some coupons are regional and we may not have them or may not have the same value on them.

Thanks Hip2Save!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

$.30 Soft Soap at King Soopers

You can use the $.35/1 Soft Soap coupon that was in today's Smart Source insert to score it for only $.30 a bottle at King Soopers with the Mega Event, if you purchase participating items in increments of 10.

Go here for more matchups, I can't believe how many shopping trips I've done at King Soopers this week!