Taste of Home- Digital Issues

If you like to cook or are just looking for some ways to make things special for the holidays, Taste of Home magazine seems like a good source of information.

And to make it frugal for you, they have posted the last several years worth of their magazines for you to browse digitally for FREE!

No registration is required and if you really like something, you can save it to your computer to check out later!

There are also copies of Ziploc Fall Meals 2009 (which seems closer to how I cook), Healthy Lunch Box Ideas 2009, Smoothie Premium 2009 and Hunting and Fishing Magazine cookbook! There seems to be a little something for everyone!

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Grocery Deals

I thought I would post links to some other grocery stores besides Harris Teeter so you can check out some of the good stuff. Next week I am going to begin posting the deals for Farm Fresh Supermarkets, which are only in Virginia and North Carolina. However there are lots of other stores out there with great deals! Here are three of the biggest ones:

Food Lion (Thanks Frugal in Virginia!)

Kroger (Thanks Mommy Snacks!)

Target Super Stores (Thanks Stretching a Buck!)

Happy Grocery Shopping!

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Free Samples

I LOVE getting free samples and received several great ones in the mail last night- each with coupons inside! So I thought I would post some of them below so you can sign up if you would like!

Click here for a Free Sample of Blueberry Pomegranate Total Cereal

Click here for a free sample of Honey Nut Cheerios

Click here for a free sample of Enfamil A.R. Formula

Click here for a Sears coupon for $10 off of a $10 Purchase of Junior Apparel.

*** If you would rather shop on-line, you can use the code 17SEARSAPPAREL for the discount. If you have the item shipped to a local store you can avoid the shipping costs.***

Click here for a coupon for a free 10 ml sample of new Aveda Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener at your local Aveda location!

If you find any other samples or great coupons, please leave a comment and share!

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All You Magazine

There are a few instances where I think spending money to save money is a good idea. Getting a subsciption to the newspaper costs a couple bucks (but well worth it) and usually whatever you use to organize your coupons will put you out a few dollars (again, totally worth it). The other way I recommend saving money by utilizing coupons is buying “All You” Magazine.

“All You” is a magazine of coupons and money saving tips. It is only available for purchase at Wal-Mart. It’s about $2.30 (depending on taxes where you live) for the issue. It also contains lots of good articles on how to save money and links for web sites that can give you even more ideas. If you don’t want to buy it each month, you can subscribe to it. (Deal Seeking Mom has the best offer here I have ever seen, but it requires a little leg work.)

Every month when their new issue is about to come out, I will list all of the coupons in the upcoming issue so you can evaluate if buying it would be beneficial. If you think you can save more than the $2.30 it is probably worth your while!

Here is the list of coupons for the October issue:
 $1.50/1 Dove Cream Oil Body Lotion or Hand Cream (excluding Energy Glow and Trial Sizes), exp. 12/13/09
 $1/1 Carnation Instant Breakfast Essentials Multipack, exp. 1/29/10
 $1/1 Milk Bone Essentials Plus Biscuits or Chewy Treats, exp. 4/25/10
 $3/1 The Lost and Found Family DVD, exp. 10/19/09
 $1/1 People Magazine 35th Anniversary, exp. 10/9 – 10/26/2009
 $0.50/1 All You Magazine, exp. 10/30/09
 $2/1 Pulse Perfection Vibrating Mascara, exp. 10/31/09
 $1/2 Cake Mate Decorating Products, exp. 11/7/09
 $0.50/1 Halls Refresh Hard Candy, exp. 11/7/09
FREE Reddi-wip w/ $10 Purchase MIR, exp. 11/8/09
 $3/1 Neutrogena Cosmetic Product, exp. 11/9/09
 $1/1 Smithfield Marinated Pork Product, exp. 11/14/09
 $1/1 Nature Made Vitamins, exp. 11/15/09
 $2/1 Infusion 23, exp. 11/30/09
 $1/1 La Choy Creations, exp. 11/30/09
 $2/1 MiraLax, exp. 11/30/09
 $1/1 N.Y.C. Product Purchase of $3 or more, exp. 11/30/09
 $3/1 Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Movie, exp. 11/30/09
 $2/1 Rachael Ray Nutrish Pet Food (6-lb.+), exp. 11/30/09
 $1/1 Hormel Refrigerated Entrée, exp. 12/1/09
 $1/2 Act II Popcorn Balls, exp. 12/6/09
 $1/4 Hunt’s Snack Pack Pudding (4-pk.), exp. 12/6/09
 $0.75/3 Hunt’s Tomatoes (11-oz.+), exp. 12/6/09
 $1/3 Kid Cuisine Meals, exp. 12/6/09
 $0.50/1 Peter Pan Peanut Butter, exp. 12/6/09
 $1/4 RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes (10-oz.+), exp. 12/6/09
 $2/1 Hormel Compleats, exp. 12/14/09
 $0.55/1 Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, exp. 12/30/09
 $0.50/1 Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes (42-ct.), exp. 12/31/09
 $1/1 Cottonelle Toilet Paper (12-pk.), exp. 12/31/09
 $1/1 Genesis Today Acai Berry Juice (64-oz.), exp. 12/31/09
 $2/1 Hormel Chili Master Chili, exp. 12/31/09
 $1/2 Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water (24-pk.), exp. 12/31/09
 BOGO Pounce Cat Treats, exp. 12/31/09
 $1/1 Sun Crystals All Natural Sweetner, exp. 12/31/09
 BOGO Vanity Fair Plates or Bowls, exp. 12/31/09
 $1/1 Gerber Graduates Cups, exp. 1/31/10
 $2/1 Gerber Nuk Orthodontic Bottles (3-pk.), exp. 1/31/10
 $1/1 Little Debbie Chocolate Cupcakes, exp. 1/31/10
 $2/1 Pepcid Product, exp. 1/31/10
 $1/1 Gerber Graduates Smart Sips (3-pk.), exp. 2/28/10
 $1/1 Healthy Choice Fresh Mixers, exp. 2/28/10
 $1/1 Marie Callender’s Home Style Creations, exp. 2/28/10
 $2/1 Arm & Hammer HEPA Vacuum Filters, exp. 3/27/10
 $1/1 Arm & Hammer Premium Vacuum Bags, exp. 3/27/10
 $0.75/1 Fast Fixin Bag (20-oz.+), exp. 3/31/10
 $0.75/1 Fast Fixin’ Breakfast Product, exp. 3/31/10
 $2/1 Milk Bone Essentials Plus Long Lasting Chew, exp. 4/25/10

*** Remember that many of these coupons have also been in the paper lately, so stacked at CVS they could really make for some great frugal deals!***

If you see any good deals using the paper or other coupons, leave a comment so you can share it with everyone!

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$3 off Sara Lee Pre-sliced Deli Meat

Here is a great coupon for $3 off Sara Lee Pre-Sliced Deli Meat (this one should print more than once on your computer!).

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It’s time! The Luv’s $5 Coupon

Click on this link to take a stand and register for the $5 Luv’s coupon. It looks like it also registers you for a $5,000 retail gift card. These will go quick, so sign up ASAP!

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CVS today

Here’s my pictures from CVS today! Today was a small but productive trip that included introducing a friend of mine to the wonders of CVS. Here is a breakdown to show you how the coupons, sales and Extra Care Bucks can add up.

Total Price of eleven items combined before sales: $49.09
Price after sales with CVS card: $37.12
Price after coupons: $16.87
Extra Care Bucks left from last visit: $11.99
Total after ECB and adding tax: $6.74

Plus I got $7.00 ECB this time, so all in all I left with a profit of $.26

***Remember that CVS will stack coupons, so if you have more than one coupon for an item, you can use both. This is how I was able to save so much today!***

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Free Drink at GNC

Got to your local GNC store with this coupon and get a free ProteinBlitz drink.

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$5 LUVS coupon on September 15th

On Tuesday, September 15th Luvs will begin the “Take a Stand” campaign, a campaign against high diaper prices! When you register they will send you a coupon by mail for $5 off a pack of Luvs diapers!

This is going to be VERY popular, so be sure to register early so they do not run out of coupons!

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Simple CVS explanation

On the post below this one I have put the CVS deals for the day. But I know most of you have just started using coupons, and I recommend that your first trip to CVS be small, so you can get the hang of it. So I wanted to write step by step what to do to get the free toothpaste this week.

1. Get an envelope to keep all of your coupons in.
2. Cut the $1.00 Colgate coupon out of the Smart Source insert in your paper today and put it in the envelope.
3. Print the $1.00 off of 1 on- line coupon. Put that coupon in the envelope.
4. Head to your friendly neighborhood CVS.
5. Once inside, select the toothpaste of your choosing. Make sure you check the sales paper and your coupons to ensure you have the proper one.
7. At the register, first hand the cashier your CVS card. (If you don’t have one yet, you can grab it in the store- they are free).
8. Let her ring everything up. Then hand her the coupons.
9. Watch the total go down.
10. After she rings up the coupons, there will be some out of pocket money due. It should be around $1 plus tax.
11. Pay the nice cashier.
12. When your receipt prints, there will be a small piece of paper on the bottom with a bar code on it worth $2. This is an extra care buck. CVS treats these as cash (although they do expire in about a month). So the next time you come in, you can get $2 worth of merchandise for free.

The Result: You spend $1 and get $2 worth of free stuff from CVS!

Also, if they are out of toothpaste by the time you get there, they give rainchecks as well!

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