Common Couponing Traps – Zealousness


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Common Couponing Traps – Zealousness Common couponing traps are common to both new and veteran couponers alike. To say that couponers at large are zealous about their coupons is an understatement. To say that a new couponer that has just scored their first big haul is overly zealous may be more of an understatement. After a few years of owning coupon websites and a few more years in retail, it’s safe to say that serious coupons are one thing: SERIOUS! There is absolutely nothing wrong. … [Read more...]

Common Couponing Traps – Anxiety


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Common Couponing Traps – Anxiety Yes, there are common couponing traps. Couponing is addictive. I get it. I am one of those people that has been caught up in the hype. Thankfully, as I write this, I am a little older, a little wiser, and have a little more grey in my temples. Where are the coupons for Just for Men? In my wise old age, I have come to realize that it’s OK if I don’t have a coupon for something. I can remember the good old days when I would spend a hefty amount of time … [Read more...]

Get Grill Ready For Summer


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Get Grill Ready for Summer Summer season is Grill season and nothing says summer like char lines on a steak !  If you need to be grill ready for Summer and have a Gas grill take a few tips on how to prepare and maintain your grill .  Learn a few secret tips on how to get better results from your grill all Summer long too. 1 Warm up your grill to clean the grill grates.  Invest in a wire brush and a grill stone to clean off built up residue .  If your grates need replacing make sure to do … [Read more...]

Woohoo! Cinnamon Toast Crunch®


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Save 50¢ when you buy ONE BOX (1) Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal..Expires 4/30/2013.One time use only.Save $0.50. … [Read more...]

Easy Buffalo Chicken Bites


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Buffalo Chicken is one of the most common finger foods found at any big game party. This year why not try putting another spin on them? These Easy Buffalo Chicken Bites are ready in hardly any time all and are sure to score points with your friends! Easy Buffalo Chicken Bites Ingredients: Chicken Breast (I used the strips.) 1/4c Hot wing Sauce (I used Franks. 1 bottle goes very far for this.) Good quality Crumbled Blue Cheese 8oz Pillsbury Crescent Rolls Melted butter or Butter … [Read more...]

$5.00 off any Weight Watchers Scale by Conair


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$5.00 off any Weight Watchers Scale by ConairA new Weight Watchers coupon just released! You can print 2 copies of $5.00 off any Weight Watchers Scale by Conair by hitting your back button while it’s available. Remember, sometimes the coupons go quick so don't wait too long.Print Your Coupon Now … [Read more...]

Beauty How To: Get Yourself Some Winter Blue!


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Welcome to the first installment of beauty how to! With Winter still in full swing and the extreme cold I have been feeling the past week. I decided to reflect that icy cold with my eye make up! Blue eye shadows have often gotten the shorter cliché end of the stick. I mean really, blame the 80's and Mimi from the Drew Carey Show. However, when done right, and adding a hint of smoke, you have achieve a dramatically icy cool look. First things first. You need to have the right products. As … [Read more...]

Holiday Baking: Giant Gingerbread Cookies!


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It has been a long standing tradition in my household that we make and decorate Christmas cookies. While most people love to make sugar cookies, this family loves their gingerbread. This year we took a new twist on a classic favorite. We made giant gingerbread cookies!   Giant Gingerbread Cookies:   Since I prefer to keep things simple when it comes to anything kid related. I decided just keep it simple. This recipe makes 1 cookie. We invite our friends over every year … [Read more...]

Christmas Baking: Thumbprint Cookies!


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Every year, I am a Christmas baking fool. I just love the smells that fill my house. The warm smell of sugar cookies, the spiced cakes and rich fudge. Yummy, yummy in my tummy! This year, I have been been craving thumbprint cookies with fruit preserves. I haven't had them in years! They bring back memories of my Grandma when I was younger. Their house filled to the brim with family, music and laughter. Coffee, cookies and cakes that everyone handmade and brought to the table. So keeping in … [Read more...]

WizKid Lisa Hebert’s CVS Shopping Trip


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Check out Lisa Hebert's awesome CVS shopping trip! She got a couple of things from the CVS  Black Friday ad, plus she did the current P&G deal. Since she had a $10/50 coupon, she decided to shop on Saturday afternoon, to be able to shop from both weekly ads. Not all stores switch over to the new ad early, so be sure to ask. Here is what she bought, how she paid for it and walked away only paying for tax! WizKid Lisa Hebert's Shopping Trip Details: 3 Coke 12 packs - 3/10.00 (2 not … [Read more...]

Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving: CVS Pre-Black Friday Shopping Trip


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Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving in this couponers house, Not a coupon out of place, not even an EC'Buck, CVS Pre-Black Friday shopping list was sorted with care, In hopes that the Dreamlights would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of dreamlights danced in their heads. Ok, that's all I've got on 4 hours of sleep. I decided yesterday evening that I was not going to shop CVS Black Friday deals today. There … [Read more...]

Wizard Amanda: What I am Thankful For


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The holiday season as a whole has quite a few traditions and meanings for me. Thanksgiving is a time of reflection for me, a time to look at what I am thankful for. I spend time thinking about what I have accomplished during the year. What struggles I have faced, how my children have grown and how my relationship is within my marriage. I think about things I could have done better and things I have left unsaid when maybe I shouldn't have. I try and remember all of the good, like the food in our … [Read more...]

Jessica: This Thanksgiving, I Am Thankful For…


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Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, I become emotional as I am reminded of a very special & scary Thanksgiving from five years ago. While, there are many things in my life that I am currently grateful for, I wanted to take this time to share with you about an organization that most people don't know much about. You've probably heard about them, maybe even donated before, but most don't know exactly what they offer. I am talking about Ronald McDonald House Charities. What is the … [Read more...]

Money Making – Aveeno Deal at Target


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Last week there was a Curel gift card deal at Target, this week there's an awesome money making Aveeno Deal! In case you missed out on Curel, here’s your chance to get FREE Aveeno lotion! Thanks to a gift card promotion (which includes the smaller 2.5-ounce size) and a coupon stack! The Target coupons were inside the free Fall Beauty Bags. Aveeno Deal Scenario: Buy 3 Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion 2.5 oz 0 $2.99 Receive a$5.00 Target Gift Card WYB 3 Use (1) $3.00/2 Aveeno Products, … [Read more...]

WizKid Shanna’s CVS Haul


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Check out WizKid Shanna Hartwell's CVS Haul. She rocked the FREE After ExtraBucks Deals available this week! There is still plenty of time to score these deals for yourself. Check out the CVS Black Friday Week Matchup for a breakdown. Shanna's CVS Haul: 1 Nips - $0.88 1 Kraft Mac and Cheese - $1.00 1 Powerade - $1.00 1 Starbucks Double Shot - $1.99 1 Coke 1.5 Liter - $0.99 1 Carmex Lip Balm - $1.00 1 Hot Wheels Car - $1.00 1 Keenex 3 count slim pack - $1.00 1 Charmin Basic roll … [Read more...]

FREE After ExtraBucks Deals at CVS Shopping Trip


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Have you shopped the FREE After ExtraBucks Deals at CVS yet? I ended up going last night since I hadn't been there all week and wanted to take advantage of the diaper deal before the week ended. There were a few FREE after rewards items that I chose not to get since I have no need for them and a couple that I couldn't find. My store was like a scavenger hunt. I took the diapers off the details, since that deal is no longer available. The items shown are all available right now! Free … [Read more...]

Money Making Deal on Visine Eye Drops!


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Money Making Deal There is a HOT Money Making Deal on Visine Eye Drops starting tomorrow at CVS! All you need is a printer to get this deal. Visine Tired Eye Relief 0.5oz - $5.50 Use $3/1 Visine Product with HydroBlend Moisturizers AND $4/1 Visine Tired Eye Relief 0.5+ CVS Coupon Pay: $0 FREE + $1.50 Money Maker!   Visine Tired Eye Drops provide: Relief of burning, irritated, dry eyes Soothes and revives tired, overworked eyes Up t0 hours of comfort thanks to advanced … [Read more...]

Get it now – Save $2.00 when you spend $7 on Oral-B® Toothbrushes


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Save $2.00 in future savings when you spend $7.00 or more on Oral-B® Toothbrushes Active Date: November 16, 2012 Expiration Date: November 24, 2012 … [Read more...]

Family Fun: Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Sighting


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I had my first-ever sighting of the famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile last week! I barely caught a glimpse of it as I was getting on the freeway, leaving the state capital. I thought it was so cool, that I decided to return with the kids after they got out of school. It had been a really busy week for us, so I figured it would be a nice treat for the kids to take a road trip and get up close with the Wienermobile! The kids had a blast, they each received an official Oscar Mayer Wienermobile … [Read more...]

Nerve-Wrecking CVS Shopping Trip


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Not really in the mood to go shopping, but not wanting to let my 20% off go unused, I dragged myself to CVS late last night. I really wanted to get the Schick razors with the FREE movie ticket vouchers inside and the BOGO coupon was going to expire. With a family of 7, every ticket we don't have to pay for, makes a difference. I also had a $5/$30 CVS coupon in my account from their weekly e-mail. While, I am normally well organized and know how much I will be paying, I only had a vague idea. I … [Read more...]