Kmart Toy & Game Deals = 79% Savings!!!


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Kmart Toy Deals I had such a wonderful shopping trip today at Kmart! I walked out of the store with         23 games/toys for 79% off the retail value! 79%!!! My Kmart had amazing clearance on summer items like water guns and pools/slides that I could not pass up the hot deals. The retail value of these items is $315.77, and I ONLY paid $66.53 plus tax which is a savings of almost $250.00!!!!! I am a volunteer 4th grade teacher at my church, and I offer prizes to my students every … [Read more...]

Commissary Trip – Not Just Your Average One


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Commissary Trip Today was a big day in our household. Payday! Whoop Whoop! Only the second best day of the month for this military wife! Now I know you all expect that I am going to show you that I got all this stuff for pennies at the commissary. Nope, not gonna show you that, because really what you see on TV isn't real. You can't live off of a pallet of orange juice! Well maybe you can, if you are a orange juice breathing fish? But none of us are fish and well let's face it, we are … [Read more...]

Shopkick – Do You Have this Great App?


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Shopkick Did you know Shopkick is the #1 Shopping App used by more than 2 million people?! Shopkick is a free application that is available on iPhone and Android smartphones. It is another way to save money and get great deals without hardly doing anything! It rewards you for simply walking into certain stores (with your phone) or for using your smartphone to scan items in the store. You can redeem your rewards (called "kickbucks") for gift cards, facebook credits, donations to charities, … [Read more...]

CVS – Amanda’s Amazing CVS Trip Today


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Had a pretty amazing trip at CVS today. Needed to get some Pull-Ups for the boys, while paying the least out of pocket. CVS Transaction #1 RepHresh Brilliant Tampons $6.79 $1/1 RepHresh Tampons coupon $5 ECB from Big Red Machine Total paid: $0.92 + received $6.79 ECB Transaction #2 4 Airwick Kits $4.99 1 Softsoap 4-pack Used (4) $4/1 Airwick Freshmatic Odor Detect or Compact Starter Kit (SS 8/14) Used $6.79 ECB from Transaction #1 Paid: $1.69 + received $12 … [Read more...]

Sunday shopping with Lauren


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Sunday Shopping What did I buy today? Today I had two extra "helpers" on my normal morning Sunday shopping trip (2 friends of my daughter that had a sleepover last night). I think it is much easier with 3 than it is with 1! They entertain and keep track of each other very well! :) My Sunday Shopping Deals: WALGREENS (5) Arizona Tea, $0.50 each (2) Air Wick Freshmatic, $7.99 each (must do two transactions) Used (2) $4.00/1 from SS 8/14 Paid $10.48 oop, received $6.00 … [Read more...]

Foaming Hand Soap – Make Your Own


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Homemade Foaming Hand Soap I don't have a ton of these little domestic tricks like the other Wizards do, but I do use this one in my own home!  My wife absolutely loves the foaming hand soap that you get at Bath and Body Works. I hate to think what I have spent on those things over the course of our married life! That said, I am going to show you how you can make your own foaming hand soap and actually end up with a better product!  Then, I am going to show you how you can get a great jump … [Read more...]

Hurricane Irene – Make Sure You’re Safe!!!


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Dear Wiz Kidz: Just a quick note from us here at The Coupon Wizards. If you're in the path of this terrible Hurricane Irene storm this weekend, or on into the week, please take care of yourselves and know that all we Wizards will be thinking of you and praying the impact will be minimal! Those of us in Florida know all too well how scary these hurricanes can be, so if you need any advice or moral support, post a message and we’ll try to help. In the meantime, we’ll be waving good vibrations … [Read more...]

Put Money into Your Pocket with SavingStar


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If you haven't signed up for SavingStar, you are leaving money on the table! Sign up for SavingStar, add your favorite stores loyalty cards to the program, load e-coupons for the items you purchase, get cash back for those coupons! It's that simple! I have not gotten my first check yet, but I am looking forward to getting almost $50.00 back! Would you walk past a 50 dollar bill if you passed it on the ground? Take a look at the long list of coupons that are currently available: SavingStar … [Read more...]

PDF Coupons – Is it OK to Save them to My Computer?


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PDF Coupons It seems like in the last several weeks there has been a lot of controversy surrounding PDF coupons. Manufacturers such as 3M (Scotch) and Physician's Formula have posted coupons and then subsequently removed them. Once removed, it's the manufacturer's intention that those coupons no longer be available for distribution. However, it seems that these coupons continue to saturate the couponing and deal blogs through a variety of posts asking others to send the file. In some … [Read more...]

Cashiers – Don’t Blame them They Don’t Know any Better


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Blaming Cashiers? I hear people complaining all the time about the disposition of their cashiers.  I can tell you, if you think they have a personal vendetta against you because you are using coupons, you are kidding yourself.  In terms of performing their normal duties, cashiers only know what they have been trained.  In most cases, that is absolutely nothing. Cashiers in Training I don't mean that cashiers don't know anything or that they are less intelligent than the people that are … [Read more...]

Why Stores Don’t Lose Money on Coupons


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Coupons vs. Stores A lot of people that are new to couponing and don't know the ropes email me asking how the stores are "able to stay in business."  I think that there is a common misconception that the stores are losing money like crazy due to the use of manufacturers' coupons.  The truth of the matter is that this couponing craze should have store revenues at an all time high! Why Stores are NOT Losing Money To understand how the stores aren't losing money, you have to understand that … [Read more...]

I’m New to Couponing. What Should I Expect?


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New to Couponing? With the insane momentum behind TLC's Extreme Couponing, many people have turned to couponing as a new way to save in a tough economy. While the coupon game is nothing new, it certainly is "newly popular."  I sometimes sarcastically think to myself that sooner or later there will be celebrity spokespersons for coupon use.  I wonder who would be the first? As you begin this journey, there are a lot of things to consider.  However, most people are interested in the answer … [Read more...]

Join the CVS Advisory Panel for FREE Extra Care Bucks!


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   CVS Advisory Panel     CVS has a new program, that is FREE, called the CVS Advisory Panel.  Just sign up to become a member of this panel and CVS will email you invitations throughout the year to participate in online surveys about their … [Read more...]

Italian Days – The Wizard Left His Mark at Publix!


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   Italian Days     I don't typically rant and rave about all of my savings, but the truth is, after a month of doing the Coupon Magic webinar, I needed to get another spreadsheet to use as an example in that session.  Enter Publix Italian … [Read more...]

**NOTICE** Colgate-Palmolive Withdraws Printable Coupon Offer For Colgate Toothpaste


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   Colgate-Palmolive Coupon     Colgate-Palmolive Corporation has withdrawn its $1.50/1 printable coupon offer for Colgate toothpaste due to fraud.  Click the link to read the official notice.  In the last hour they have also pulled all the … [Read more...]

How You Can Get Your Diapers for FREE!!!


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   Cheap Diapers     If you play the drug store game right, you will always get a better deal on diapers than you will at Publix, Wal-Mart or any of the wholesale clubs.  I have a little one on the way and have been stocking up on diapers for … [Read more...]

Doubling Coupons…How Does it Work?


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   How Doubling Coupons Works     There have been some questions about doubling coupons, how it works, and if the first digit of the coupon's UPC makes a difference.  I will attempt to clear up any questions you may have about doubling … [Read more...]

30 Things the Wizard Gets for FREE!!!


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   When you hear us talk about "Serious Coupon Magic", this is the list that comes to mind.  When you read the list below, please realize that we get these things for free because we have been doing this a long time.  We plan our shopping trips across several … [Read more...]

What is my Stockpile Price?


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   Your Stockpile Price Unlike your stockpile quantity, your stockpile price will always be a work in progress.  I am never satisfied with my current stockpile price.  I always want to try to get that price lower on my next trip.  We are also going to be … [Read more...]

What is my Stockpile Quantity?


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   What is Your Stockpile Quantity?     What is your stockpile quantity?  Only you can answer that question.  It isn't as easy as the Coupon Wizard waving their magic wand and magically producing a number for you.  You need to determine … [Read more...]