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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Starbucks, 50% Off

Through January 9, Starbucks stores will be offering holiday merchandise for 50% off while it lasts!  Packaged coffee and tea that is not a holiday item is not discounted.  Check out http://www.starbucks.com/ to make an online order and you may recieve an additional 10% off of a first-time order:) 

BK- $5 for a $10 Gift Card

Right now at SaveMore a $10 gift card for Burger King is only $5.  The quantity is already limited, so if you want one check out the website now!!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Home Made Simple: Salt Dough Ornaments

I'm planning on making Salt Dough Ornaments with my dear seven year old for some inexpensive gifts.  Here's a link to the recipe online!
The Home Made Simple website has many ideas for inexpesive fun:)

Snapfish, Buy One Get Two Free

I know, I know, it is a super busy time of year!  IF you have time to do it, Snapfish is offering a great sale right now.  Create a 8.5 X 11 Photo Book with 20 pages, add three to your cart, and enter code YOURBOOKS at checkout.  Two of the books in your order will be FREE!  If your book has more than 20 pages there is a charge for each additional page, and all three of the books do NOT need to be the same.  Have fun!!!

Free Christmas Cookie Cutter

My neighbor and professional baker shared this cookie cutter store with me, convienently located in Downtown Cedarburg.  Thier designs have been featured in national magazines like Good Housekeeping and Martha Stewart Living.  Today in my email I discovered a Christmas gift for me.... a coupon code for a cutter absolutely free! Luv, luv, luv.

 Visit http://www.downtowndough.com/ by December 22 to order your Christmas cookie cutter for FREE!  Just select a Christmas themed cookie cutter and enter code Free Christmas Cookie Cutter at checkout.  Select "Pick Up In Store" to stop by and get your cutter to avoid shipping fees.  While you are there, check out the 1600 other perfect cookie cutters Pat and Pat have to offer, along with ready to bake items and decorations.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Pick N Save Double Double Day!

It's baaack!!  Saturday December 17, 2011 is the next Double Double Day at Pick N Save.  This means 10 coupons up to $1.00 in face value will be doubled instead of the regular 5.  I'll see about possible deals and post ASAP!

Free Shipping Friday

Our time is running out to score online deals and have them in our hands for Christmas.  In honor of that idea, many online retailers will be offering free shipping on orders of any amount today.  I have already noticed offers from places like Gymboree and The Children's Place, so if you plan on clicking to buy today see if your favorite website ships free today!

Free Fries Friday!!

Who likes Burger King??  If you are close to one today stop in for some free french fries, no purchase necessary!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Mr. Z's Inventory Blowout

Friday December 16, 2011 is the day to score seriously discounted Mr. Z's stuff.  Just visit thier location at 1220 Bywater Drive, Port Washington between 9am and 7 pm.  For the best selection, try to go early as $1 pizzas will go fast!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Snapfish Buy One Get Two Free!!

Snapfish is offering to sweet holiday gift deals this week! 

Deal 1: Use code DECBOOKS to buy one photo book and get two free at Snapfish, through December 15!

Deal 2:  Use Code CALDEC to buy one calendar and get 2 free!

Monday, December 12, 2011

Redbox 12 Days of Deals

The Redbox 12 Days of Deals starts 12/13/2011!  Just text FUN to 727272 each day to receive a discount code for a rental from .25 to $1 for the first night.  You may also win a prize!!  Good luck:)

$10 off of $19.95 at Barnes & Noble

Barnes and Noble is offering this coupon on thier website for $10 off of any toy or game purchase of $19.95 or more.  It is valid until December 24, so you have some time to get to the store.  If you can't get to the store you can choose to use the coupon online.  If you make a $25 purchase on thier website get free shipping no coupon needed!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Whoppers Buy One Get One Free

Visit your local Burger King this weekend to get a Buy One Get One Free Whopper!  The best part.... no coupon needed:)  Visit Facebook for more details.

50% Off at the Body Shop

 The Body Shop is offering some great savings this weekend.  Through Dec. 11 when you buy 5 products in one purchase you will get 50% off of your order!  Also, use code FREEJOY to score free shipping!  The 50% offer is not good on gift sets or cards but this seems like a pretty standard exclusion.

Don't forget to visit http://www.shopathome.com/ to click over to the Body Shop to save even more!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Target $10 Gift Card with $50 Purchase

SCORE!!  The coupon for $10 off of any $50 purchase is available again!  Print off one (or two) before they are gone!!  Just like the last one, there is not much time to redeem this offer, it expires Dec 10.

Mountain Dew $1.00 Off Printable

http://www.coupons.com/ has some nice coupons available now, including this one for $1.00 off of two 20oz bottles of Mountain Dew.  This would be a good one to double during double coupon day!!  Just check out http://www.coupons.com/ and click on the Beverage section on the left.  If you do not see this coupon try changing the zip code to 90210.
While you are there, print off some of the other great beverage deals like $1.50 off of Boost Kid Essentials and $1 off of Minute Maid Juice Box 10 packs.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

$5 Off of "The Help" + Target Deal

Go here to print your coupon for $5 off of "The Help."  With all of the holiday dvd and blu ray deals happening this should make for a pretty nice price on one of the most heartwarming stories I've seen this year.  You will need to hurry though, because this coupon expires on 12/11/11!

This week you can get "The Help" at Target for $19.99, only $14.99 after the $5 coupon for the 2 disc set.  I don't know how much the 3 disc one is.

OR if you like free gift cards use the coupon at Best Buy.  Take the Target ad along and see if they will price match the $19.99 price.   Then buy 2 other movies $14.99 and up to get a $10 Best Buy gift card.  This deal could cost as low as $44.97, maybe even lower if you have coupons for your other selections (and don't forget your gift card!)  Check http://www.coupons.com/ for additional movie savings!

Monday, December 5, 2011

50% Off at Dominos Pizza

It's late in the day to finally be posting, but it is never too late for a deal!  Next time you are checking your Facebook, or right NOW, "Like" Domino's to get your code for a half price pizza on December 8.  The code is good for online orders only, but sounds like a good time to try that feature if you haven't already!! It looks like the code will be available on the 8th, so if you Like the page ASAP you'll be ready when the codes are!

Friday, December 2, 2011

64 GB Applie IPad 1st Generation

I love Daily Steals!!  Today is Friday Free Shipping and they have another I Pad deal.  Today you can get a 64GB I Pad First Generation, factory recertified for $399!  It comes with a 90 day warranty so it looks like something to think about but remember this is a First Generation and is not quite the same as the I Pad 2.  Good luck!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Free Christmas App from Toca Hair Salon


Wouldn't it be fun to give Santa a cut and a shave??  Download the Toca Hair Salon Chirstmas Gift App absolutely free starting today.   The link is for the ITunes App Store so no worries!

Victoria's Secret Rewards


Victoria' Secret has another nice offer if you have som patience.  Through December 15 they will be giving away Secret Reward cards worth $10-$500 absolutely free.  Last month the reward cards were available with a purchase and now no purchase is required.  I have read posts on Facebook that people are upset that the cards were gone in an hour, some people have as many as 13 (from shopping in store I think,)  and are complaining thier cards are only worth $10 each.  Let's not be piggies okay ladies!??  If you had one $10 card you could buy a fragrance item for a buck or two.

Subway Customer Appreciation Month


I probably would not have Subway on my list of places to eat this month, but it is now!  For the month of December you can enjoy a Cold Cut Combo or Meatball Marinara sub for only $2 in honor of Customer Appreciation Month, and the best part is that no coupon is necessary!  It's fun to give the coupon clipping fingers a break once in awhile:)  For more details an other deals check out http://www.subway.com/.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

$10 Gift Card at Target

Are you going to make a purchase at Target any time soon??  If so, print this coupon for a Free $10 Gift Card with any $50 (or more) purchase!

While you are at the website looking at that coupon, check out the other ones avaialable to maximize your savings.  One I will be using is $1.50 off of 2 Market Pantry items to get myself some cheap ketchup.  Also, $2.00 off of 20 Prints to score some nickel prints this week.  Happy Saving:)

Free Popcorn at AMC

Going to a movie this weekend??  Head over to Facebook and "Like" the AMC page!!  They are celebrating 2 million FB fans with a printable coupon for free popcorn December 2,3, and 4.
AMC Mayfair also has AM Cinema, any movie before 12pm is only $6!  A $6 admission + free popcorn= inexpensive movie fun!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Get a free Vicotria's Secret Fashion Show Panty on November 30, with this coupon.  One day only, while they last!

Starbucks 12 Days of Sharing



On December 1-12 Starbucks will be offering a different sale each day to help shop for the coffee lover on your list.  Text MERRY to  697289 to receive daily texts regarding the daily offers, a preview is listed below!

Day 1 (December 1st): Holiday Starbucks Petites 4 pack $3.95 (regularly $5) or 2/$6 (regularly $10)
Day 2 (December 2nd): Starbucks Christmas Blend 1 pound $9.95 or Starbucks Via Ready Brew Christmas Blend 12pk $7.95
Day 3 (December 3rd): Holiday Themed 16 oz. Cold Cup $9.95 (regularly $12.95)
Day4 (December 4th): Holiday Mugs $4.95 (regularly $8.95)
Day 5 (December 5th): Starbucks Coffee Sampler Gift Pack $9.95 (regularly $14.95)
Day 6 (December 6th): Let’s Merry or Red Cup Tumbler $7.95 (regularly $10.95-$11.95)
Day 7 (December 7th): 50% off Cranberry Bliss Bars 6 pack $6.95 (regularly $13.95)
Day 8 (December 8th): Any Starbucks VIA Ready Brew 12 pack $7.95 (regularly $9.95-$11.95)
Day 9 (December 9th): Free Starbucks VIA Ready Brew 3 pack with purchase of 1 pound Christmas Blend $14.95 (regularly $17.90)
Day 10 (December 10th): Tazo Tea Sampler or Starbucks VIA Ready Brew Gift Pack Sampler Pack $12.95 (regularly $16.95-$19.95)
Day 11 (December 11th): Holiday Boxed Mugs $6.95 (regularly $9.95)
Day 12 (December 12th): FREE Brewed Coffee During the Month of January 2012 when you buy and use the 16oz Tumbler on sale for $19.95 (over $70 value)

Monday, November 28, 2011

Use ShopAtHome this Cyber Monday and SAVE!

Cyber Monday is in full swing!  Before you make purchases online consider signing up for http://www.shopathome.com/.  It is a website that will give you an extra percentage off of your online purchases when using thier website before clicking to places like Target or Walmart.com.  Today for Cyber Monday, Shop at Home is offering up to 55% back in rewards so it's a great time to try it out!!  If you are new at Shop at Home they may even start you out with $5 in rewards just for joining!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Apple Ipad First Generation

Today you can get an Apple IPad First Generation (refurbished) for *only* $339.99 at Daily Steals, and Friday means FREE SHIPPING!!  If you happen to be in the market for one of these and don't need the IPad 2 options consider this one.

As far as IPads go, I think that the 32gb is the most reasonable storage capacity and prefer the wi-fi only option because I am a cheapskate.

Keep in mind this one comes with a 90 day warranty instead of one year, however you may be able to find extended warranties online.  Good luck:)

Thursday, November 24, 2011

AmEx $25 Statement Credit

I am getting a $25 statement credit for making a $25 purchase at a small business on Small Business Saturday.  If you are an American Express Cardholder and you register your card in time you can get this deal too!  Just click here to get started.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Buy One Get One Free At Ruby Tuesday

Today my Inbox had a little surprise from Ruby Tuesday, Buy One Get One Free up to $15 now through December 6!  "Like" Ruby Tuesday on Facebook to begin receiving special offers like this one!!

Free 8x10 Photo Collage.


Now through November 25 Walgreens is offering a free 8x10 Collage print when you enter code RGIFT2U.  Select Pick Up in Store when checking out, and your collage will be ready in an hour and won't incur shipping charges.

This is not the only super deal, they've also go .10 prints, 50% off calendars and 30% off gifts and cards.

Easy Peasy Potato Soup

This soup is easy to make and delicious, a great combination!!  My cousin shared this recipe with me and said she wouldn't mind if I passed it along.  She makes it in a slow cooker, I tried the stove.

Potato soup (super easy)

Combine:

Diced potatoes 3 cups
small diced onion
can of cream of chicken soup
4 cups of chicken broth
salt and pepper
One hour before serving add one 8oz cream cheese
15 minutes before serving add 1 cup cheddar cheese,and 1 cup sour cream

Upon serving top off with bacon bits

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Free Personalized Message from Santa

Visit the Portable North Pole now to schedule a delivery of a personalized message from Santa for your little ones this year absolutely free.  This can be done in only 4 steps and has room for photos of your child, so I recommend having a couple good ones ready to upload.  Check them out on Facebook to stay tuned for thier iPNP for Apple and Android, coming soon!

Thanks for sharing Cara B!

Mega Blocks Coupons

Click here to print coupons for $50 off of Mega Blocks toys, including $10 off of thier Play Table now through December 24.  Mega Blocks are bound to go on sale sometime soon!

More from Target: 2 Day Sale Ad Preview

Target has the 2-Day sale advertisement available online!! Click here to see it for yourself-- is it worth it to shop at midnight?? 
For more Black Friday ad previews visit http://www.blackfriday.com/!

Target Deals Thru Wed

Deals available at Target this week and coupon match ups!

Aveeno Items Listed $6.49
* FREE $5 Gift Card wyb (3)*
Aveeno Active Naturals Skin Brightening Daily Scrub, 5 oz
Aveeno Active Naturals Daily Moisturizing Lotion, 8 oz

Use $3/2 Aveeno Active Naturals Products Source Date: 10/30/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Use $1/1 Aveeno Active Naturals Products Source Date: 10/30/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Pay $3.49 each after coupons and Gift Card wyb 3
Aveeno Active Naturals Moisturizing Bar (3.5 oz) $3.04
* FREE $5 Gift Card wyb (3)*
Use $3/2 Aveeno Active Naturals Products Source Date: 10/30/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Use $1/1 Aveeno Active Naturals Products Source Date: 10/30/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Pay as low as $0.12 each after coupon and Gift Card wyb 3
Aveeno Active Naturals Daily Moisturizing Lotion (2.5 oz) $2.99
* FREE $5 Gift Card wyb (3)*
Pay $1.32 each after Gift Card
Betty Crocker Potatoes, Select .89
Use $0.50/2 Betty Crocker Boxed Potatoes, Excludes Potato Buds, and Betty Crocker Pouch Source Date: 10/02/2011 GM Insert (exp 11/26/2011)
Pay $0.64 each after coupon
Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables 5/$5
Use $1/3 Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables
Use $0.50/2 Birds Eye Freshlike Frozen Vegetables Source Date: 11/13/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/30/2011)
Pay as low as $0.50 each after coupon
Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup .59
Use $0.25/4 Campbell’s Great for Cooking Soups Source Date: 09/18/2011 SS Insert (exp 11/30/2011)
Use $0.25/4 Campbell’s Condensed Great for Cooking Soups Source Date: 10/09/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/15/2011)
Use $1/5 Campbell’s Condensed Great for Cooking Soups
Pay as low as $0.39 each after coupon
Swanson Chicken Broth 14 oz Can .59
Use $0.50/5 Swanson Broth Cans Source Date: 11/06/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Pay $0.49 each after coupon wyb 5
Kraft Cheese 7-8 oz Block or Shredded $2.29
Use $.75/2 Kraft Cheese Items, Excludes Single Serve, TARGET coupon Target.com (exp 12/06/2011)
Pay $1.91 each after coupon
New York Texas Toast Croutons Assorted Varieties $1.37 (Regular Price)
Use $0.50/1 Texas Toast Croutons
Pay $0.87 each after coupon
Lipton Tea Bags 16 ct $1.09 – $1.19 (Regular Price)
Use $0.25/1 Lipton Tea Bags, To Go or Iced Tea Mix Source Date: 11/13/2011 RP Insert (exp 12/11/2011)
PLUS $1/2 Lipton Tea Bags or Tea Mix, TARGET coupon Target.com (exp 12/06/2011)
Pay as low as $0.34 each after coupon
Tabasco Sauce 2 oz $1.29 – $1.42 (Regular Price)
Use $0.50/1 Tabasco Pepper Sauce Flavor
Use $0.75/1 Tabasco Brand Buffalo Style Hot Sauce
Use $0.75/1 Tabasco Product Source Date: 11/13/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Use $0.50/1 Tabasco Product Source Date: 11/13/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Pay as low as $0.54 each after coupon
Knorr Homestyle Stock 4 pk $2.84 (PC thru 11/26)
Use $1.25/1 Knorr Homestyle Stock Source Date: 11/13/2011 RP Insert (exp 12/11/2011)
Pay $1.59 each after coupon
Welch’s Essentials Concord Grape Juice 64 oz $2.69
Use $1/1 Welch’s Grape Juice, 64 oz Source Date: 09/25/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Use $1/1 Welch’s Essentials Juice Cocktail Blend, 64oz Source Date: 11/06/2011 SS Insert (exp 02/06/2012)
Pay $1.69 each after coupon
Green Giant Extra-Sweet Niblets Corn 11 oz .74 or Niblets Corn 11 oz Can .66 (PC thru 11/26)
Use $0.50/2 Green Giant Canned Corn, Peas or Green Beans, excludes buffet and Specialty Source Date: 11/13/2011 GM Insert (exp 01/07/2012)
Pay $0.41 each after coupon
Earth’s Best Frozen Entrees including Elmo Mac&Cheese PSA $1.47 (PC thru 11/26)
Use $1/2 Earth’s Best Sesame Street Products Source Date: 10/02/2011 Playskool Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
Pay $0.97 each after coupon
Maybelline Baby Lips Moisturizing Lip Balm $2.99 (Regular Price)
Use $2/1 Maybelline Lipstick, Gloss or Balm, TARGET coupon Target.com (exp 12/03/2011)
Pay $0.99 each after coupon
Efferdent Anti-Bacterial Denture Cleanser Tablets 40 Count $2.69 (Regular Price)
Effergrip Denture Adhesive Cream 2.5 oz Tube $3.79 (Regular Price)

Use $1/1 Efferdent or Effergrip Product, any – Parade, 09/25/2011 (exp 12/31/2011)
Use $0.75/1 Efferdent Product or Effergrip Source Date: 07/31/2011 SS Insert (exp 11/30/2011)
PLUS $0.75/1 Effergrip or Efferdent , TARGET coupon
Pay as low as $0.94 each after coupons
TRESemme Hairspray $2.79
*$5 Gift card wyb 3 Select TRESemme products thru 11/23*
Pay $1.12 each after coupon and Gift Card
John Freida Sheer Blonde or Brilliant Brunette ($4.99)
* FREE $5 Gift Card wyb (3)*
Use $2/1 John Frieda Product, excludes trial size, Radiant Red or Luminous Source Date: 10/09/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/03/2011)
Pay $1.32 each after coupon and Gift Card
Mossimo Ultra-Soft Cardigan, Scoop or V-neck Sweater $9.99, Plus Sizes $11.99
Use $4/1 Women’s Sweater TARGET coupon Target.com (exp 11/26/2011)
Pay $4.99 each after coupon
Loaded Questions, Over Under, Would You Rather, Sour Apples to Apples, Apples to Apples $18
Twister, Cuponk, Trouble, Monopoly, Battleship, Operation, Connect 4, Jenga $8
I Spy Eagle Eye, Apples to Apples Jr, or 5 Games & Lenticular Puzzle Sets, $12
Taboo, The Game of Things, Pictionary, Wits & Wagers, Qwirkle, Bezzerwizzer $22

Use $5/2 Board Games Target In-Ad Coupon 11/20 – 23 Ad (exp 11/23/2011)
Pay as low as $5 each after coupon

Thanks CSWM and TT for help with the list!

Target Weekly Wow!!

This week at Target the "Weekly Wow" item is a women's Merona Scoop or V-Neck sweater for only $10.  Go here to score a Target printable coupon for $4 off of any sweater.  This coupon combined with the sale makes a sweater only $6!

Marcus Movie Theater Black Friday Deal


The Spotlight movies at Marcus are taking a Thanksgiving break, but there is still an exciting deal happening on Black Friday.  If you make it out of Kohl's and Target with some of your holiday budget in tact, you may want to check this one out.

On Black Friday only, Marcus is offering Double Holiday Bonus coupons with every gift card purchase of $25 or more.  The bonus incentive coupons are Buy One Get One Free Movie Admission and 2 Free Frosty Flick admissions.  Restrictions apply, particularly the movies the BOGO coupons are used for, but if you had one gift card for $25 two people could see six movies and still have some dough left on the gift card.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Charcoal Grill Holiday Gift Card Offer

If there is one thing DH and I can agree on it is eating out... a very guilty and expensive pleasure!  We do our best to find a bargain when we can, and The Charcoal Grill and Rotisserie is a great place.  They offer daily Buy One Get One Free deals Monday- Wednesday, Entree Specials, Happy Hour and Sporting Event specials.  Check out thier website here!

To sweeten the deal even more, stop in and buy $50 of gift cards (any value on multiple cards or only one card totaling $50) and you'll get a $25 Promotional Voucher for for FREE!  (Available at the Grafton location, check other locations first!)

There are many ways to work this deal... use the gift cards as gifts or spend them yourself.  If you spend the gift cards yourself get more bang for your buck by taking advantage of the specials mentioned below.  The one catch... the $25 voucher must be spent at one time-- Sunday Brunch anyone??  Check thier website for more details!!

Monday- Buy One Burger Get One Free
Tuesday- 5 Oz Petite Top Sirloin for $5.99
Wednesday- Kids Eat Free (two kids meals with purchase of one adult meal)
Thursday- Half Chicken Dinner $4.99 (Quarter Chicken $3.99)

Happy Hour Weekdays from 3-6
           Enjoy half price appetizers and drink specials

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Walgreens Schick Razor Moneymaker!!


This week you can score a smokin' hot deal on Schick Razors at Walgreens if you have the right coupons.  If not, the deal is still good if you can find the right products.  Here's what I did:

Walgreens Sale: Schick Razors 8.99+ $4 Register Reward (Limit 1 per transaction, sadly)

My Deal:
Schick Quattro 8.99
Schick Quatrro 8.99
BOGO coup    -8.99 (Buy One Get One Free coupon from 11/6 Smart Source Insert)
-$6 WYB2       -6.00 (printable from Coupons.com, NLA)
Total                 2.99 PLUS I got one Register Reward for $4

This puts me ahead by $1.

I'm not done!!

On the two packs of razors there was an offer for a $10 ITunes Gift Card.  Two codes from specially marked razors earns one $10 card.  My card is on the way, perfect because Santa is bringing an I Pad:)

So basically, right now I have two new packs of razors, $4 of Register Rewards, and one $10 ITunes card for $2.99 plus tax.
These same coupons may not be available for you, but you can still snag a great bargain.  If you could find two coupons for $2 off of Schick (check your coupons, and online sources) you could do two purchases and sang one razor for $6.99 and one $4 Register Reward each.  If they were specially marked with the $10 ITunes card offer you could also submit for that making your deal cost $13.98.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Cocoa Two Ways from People Magazine

I found these recipes in the People Extra, the Holiday 2011 issue.  On Page 39 there's an article about Carmelo & La La Anthony's first holiday together in New York.  In the end the couple share two recipes for "Cocoa 2 Ways" both hot and cold from page 41 of People Extra Holiday 2011.  I think I'll be trying both this holiday.

Frrrozen Hot Chocolate
Serves 2 (makes about 4 cups)
1/3 cup evaporated instant dry milk
1/3 cup sugar
4 tbsp. cocoa
1 cup milk
3 cups ice
1/4 cup whipped cream
2 tsp. shaved chocolate curls

1.  Stir dry milk, sugar anf cocoa in a small bowl until completely mixed.
2. Add ingredients to blender in the following order: milk, then dry mix, then ice.
3.  Blend for 20 to 30 seconds until smooth and daquiri-like in texture.
4.  Pour into large glass and top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate

Serendipitous Hot Chocolate
Serves 1

1 cup hot milk
2 tbsp. sugar
4 tsp. unsweetened cocoa
1/4 cup whipped cream
1 tsp shaved chocolate curls
1/4 tsp. grated orange rind
a Dash of Cinnamon

1.  Combine milk, sugar, cocoa, vanilla and salt in blender leaving top slightly unsealed to prevent hot steam from forming.  Blend on high for 30 seconds.
2.  Pour into a tall mug and top with whipped cream, sprinkle with chocolate curls, orange rind and cinammon.

Friday, November 18, 2011

You can get 20 5×7 Stationary Cards from Snapfish  for $1.50.  Just use coupon code HPHOLIDAY11 at checkout to save $17 off the regular photo price.  You will need to pay shipping of $5.99 and tax.

A couple of tips to get this code to work:
  • Order only the 5×7 size cards
  • Print your cards on cardstock, not photo paper

Share a Mini Pack of Kleenex

Go here to share a free mini pack of Kleenex with a friend.  You will get one and so will your friend if they accept the freebie.  The fun part is that you will be able to view your "chain" and see how many free boxes of Kleenex started with your share:)

Pick N Save Double-Double Day 11/19 + Coupon Match Ups

They're at it again just in time for your Thanksgiving grocery shopping list!  Tomorrow Pick N Save will be doubling 10 coupons instead of the regular 5.  You have to make a $25 purchase, but this is easy to do if you have 10 coupons to spend.  Check the circular, your coupons and My Faves in the lower right of the stampinspot365 page for printable coupon sources!

Here are a few deals I found:

Fresh Express Salad 2/$4
.55/1 Display Coupon found @ Pick N Save
Pay .90/1 after doubled coupon

Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing 2/$6
$1/1 Farmhouse Originals Oct Smart Source Insert
Pay $1/1 after doubled coupon if Farmhouse version is included in select varieties
**** Extra Deal Idea
            Buy 2 dressings
            Use 2 $1/1 coupons
            Use Free Roundy's Potatoes (10 lb Bag) When you buy 2 dressings In Store Flyer
            Pay $2 for 2 Dressings and Roundy's Russet Potatoes

Cambell's Condensed Chicken Noodle & Tomato Soup .78
.40/4 Cans 11/6 Smart Source Insert
Pay .58 each after doubled coupon when you buy 4

Swanson Broth Cans 3/$1.98
.50/5 Cans  11/6 Smart Source Insert
Pay .46 for one when you buy 5 after doubled coupon

Swanson Broth Cartons $2.29
$1/2 Swanson Broth Printable or
.40/2 Swanson Broth 11/6 Smart Source Insert

French's Fried Onions 2.99
.50/1 French's Fried Onions 11/13 Smart Source Insert
Pay 1.99 after doubled coupon

Dole Pineapple or Mandarin Oranges $1.59
.50/2 Dole Canned Fruits 11/6 Smart Source Insert
Pay 1.09 after doubled coupon

Welch's Sparkling Juice Cocktail 2/$6
$1/2 11/6 Smart Source Insert
Pay $4 for 2

Betty Crocker Supermoist Cake $1.28
Betty Crocker Frosting $1.79
.75 Off When you Buy BOTH Betty Crocker Supermoist Cake and Betty Crocker Ready To Spread
     Frosting Oct Smart Source Insert
Pay $1.57 for cake and frosting

Red Star Yeast 25% off
.55/2 strips or jars
Pay ????

King Arthur Flour $3.99
.55/1 Bag 11/13 Smart Source Insert
Pay 2.89 after doubled coupon

Nabisco Crackers 5/$10
.75/2 Boxes 11/13 Smart Source Insert
Pay $1.25 each for 2 boxes

Bob Evans Fresh Sausage Roll, Breakfast Links, or Patties 2/$7
.35/1 Roll 11/13 Smart Source Insert
Pay 2.80 for one Roll after doubled coupon

Bob Evans Fresh Sausage Roll, Breakfast Links, or Patties 2/$7
.55/2 Bob Evans Sausage Patties or Links 11/13 Smart Source Insert
Pay $5.90 for 2 after doubled coupon

Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes or Macaroni and Cheese 2/$7
.35/1 Bob Evans Refrigerated Side Dish 11/13 Smart Source Insert
Pay $6.30 for 2 after doubled coupon

Tropicana Pure Premium or Trop 50 Juice 2/$6
Save $1/2 with registered card at http://www.savingstar.com/

TGI Fridays Appetizers $4.99
$2.00/2 TGI Fridays Chicken Snacks Oct Smart Source Insert
Pay 7.98 for 2

Stouffer's Family Size Entree $5.98
$1/1 Oct Smart Source Insert
Pay $3.98 after doubled coupon

Friday Free Shipping!!

It's Friday Free shipping at Daily Steals again today!!  As usual, there are four deals today with free shipping.  This Ride on Raptor is one of them for only $49.99.  Maybe this deal or one of the others will work for you!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sears Cares:)



A friend of mine posted this to her status on Facebook, recognizing Sears for thier excellent military employee benefits when they are called to duty.  I rarely post about deals at Sears, but considering how most companies eliminate programs in hard times I think Sears deserves some free advertising this holiday.  Check out the post below, complete with verification at Snopes.com:)

I checked this out at Snopes myself and found that Sears is not the only company that goes above and beyond to preserve military employee benefits when they are called to duty.  Check out the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve website to find out about other companies treating thier military well.

If you will consider making a purchase from Sears this year, save time and see http://www.sears.com/.  They are offering free shipping on Christmas orders of $39.99 or more, and daily deals that just may help you be a frugal Santa.
I know we needed this reminder, since Sears isn't always our first choice. It's amazing when you think of how long the 2 wars have lasted and Sears hasn't withdrawn from their commitment. Could we each buy at least one thing at Sears this year?

How does Sears treat its employees who are called up for military duty? By law, they are required to hold their jobs open and available, but nothing more.... Usually, people take a big pay cut and lose benefits as a result of being called up for active duty.

Sears is voluntarily paying the difference in salaries and maintaining all benefits, including medical insurance and bonus programs, for all called up reservist employees for up to two years.

I submit that Sears is an exemplary corporate citizen and should be recognized for its contribution. I suggest we all shop at Sears at least once, and be sure to find a
manager to tell them why we are there so the company gets the positive reinforcement & feedback it well deserves.

Pass it on !!

Someone decided to check this before sending it forward. So they sent the following
e-mail to the Sears Customer Service Department:

I received this e-mail and I would like to know if it is true. If it is, the internet may have just become one very good source of advertisement for your company. I know I would go out of my way to buy products from Sears instead of another store for a like item, even if it's cheaper at that store. This is their answer to my e-mail:

Dear Customer:

Thank you for contacting Sears.The information is factual. We appreciate your positive feedback.

Sears regards service to our country as one of greatest sacrifices our
young men and women can make. We are happy to do our part to lessen the
burden they bear at this time.

Bill Thorn
Sears Customer Care
webcenter@sears.com
<http://us.mc1809.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=webcenter%40sears.com>;
1-800-349-4358

Please pass this on to all your friends. Sears needs to be recognized for this outstanding contribution and we need to show them as Americans, we do
appreciate what they are doing for our military!!!

It's verified ! By <http://snopes.com/>; Snopes.com :

http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/sears.asp;
http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/sears.asp

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Buy One Get One Free At Starbucks!

OMG--  Visions of Peppermint Hot Chocolate is dancing in my head!! Starting Thursday November 18 my favorite treat place Starbucks is offering Buy One Get One Free Holiday Favorite drinks from 2pm to 5pm!  The special offer ends Sunday November 20.  Go HERE to check out the list of drinks included in the offer:)

Walmart.com $10 Nintendo DS Games

Right now Walmart.com has some sweet deals on Nintendo DS game bundles.  There are bundles with 3 games for $30, and 2 games for $20, making select games only $10 each!!  There's also a nice Bakugan game back that includes game and special case for only $10!!  Select "pick up in store" to avoid shipping fees, or make a $45 purchase of Home Free items to score free shipping to your door:)

Target $5 Off Code

Yay!! Another $5 off code from Target!  Only good on Women's, Men's, Kids, and Baby's accessories and apparel, BUT you can use it in conjunction with the Buy One Get One 50% off sale online.  Just enter code TGTARUJJ at checkout! 
I also noticed it is NOT good on clearance offers in those departments.
PLUS, if you are a Target cardholder, your order of any size will ship absolutely free AND you'll get 5% off of your purchase!!

Saukville Piggly Wiggly Turkey Deal

I know I'm running a bit behind on this, but here's a great turkey deal for today and tommorrow at the Saukville Piggly Wiggly.  I used these four offers to score our bird this year.

The store sales are:
Jennie-O Turkey .48 lb w/ coupon and $25 purchase
Miller Lite 24 pk Bottles 16.48
Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke 4/10.99 with coupon and $5 purchase

Coupons/ Rebates Are:
$10 Rebate on Any Turkey wyb Miller Lite Beer (Display rebate form)
$4 off on 2 /12 packs of Any Soda wyb Miller Lite Beer (display coupon)

My receipt:

Jennie-0 Turkey 40.42
Miller Lite          16.48
4/Coke 12pk       11.97
subtotal               68.87
- Coca Cola cpn   -4.97
- Turkey sale      -28.94
- Soda wyb Beer   -4.00
Total                   30.96

Now I will submit my rebate for $10, and the drinks and bird for Turkey Day are only $20.96!!!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Snapfish Announces "Holiday Deal Reveal"

Today is the first day of special deals offered by Snapfish for thier Holiday Deal Reveal.  The first deal is neat-- starting today, and for 48 hours use code 48HOURS to receive 50% off site wide.  Use is for photo books, gift items, prints-- whatever you heart desires this holiday:)  Then, be sure to check the website daily (I'll help) to get the latest deal information.

Marcus Movie Theater Spotlight Movies 11/16-17


Marcus Movie Theater has annouced it's spotlight movies for the week, only $5 admission for any of these four all day Wednesday and Thursday.  This might be a good week to take advantage of this special, because I think it may be suspended until after Thanksgiving.

Real Steel
Paranormal Activity
Footloose
Moneyball

Target and Toys R Us Free Shipping

You may have heard, but Target and Toys R Us are both offering free shipping this holiday with no order minimum.  What a time (and money) saver!! 

So far, I have only seen a "catch" or "hoops" with Target's offer, you have to use your Target card to pay for the order to be shipped for free.  This is in addition to Target's other sweet deal-- 5% off purchases made with your card.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Play Redbox Bingo for a Free Rental

Right now, play Redbox Bingo to earn a free rental!  Go here to register for the program and track your progress.  Then, each time you rent a movie collect a bingo letter by entering your email at the kiosk. Once you spell BINGO, you will be sent a code for a free rental that you have 7 days to use.  As an added bonus, each time you earn a letter you also earn a chance to win a Playstation 3, no strings attached! 

50% Off Select Vera Bradley

Through tomorrow, online only, go here to get select patterns at Vera Bradley.com for half price!!  AND, as an added bonus, if your order reaches $100 it will ship for FREE! The included patterns are State Blooms, Hello Dahlia!, Barcelona and Twirly Birds Navy.