A blog about keeping yourself and your expenses lean in Oakland County, Michigan.



Friday, July 30, 2010

Sunday Coupon Preview is up for 08/01/10

There will be 4 inserts this Sunday 1 Smartsource, and 2 Redplum and 1 P&G.  So if you are like me and frequently do not buy multiple papers this is a good week to stock up.  I will be getting the Chicago Tribune and probably one additional Detroit Free Press on top of the one delivered to my house. 
Remember these are from a different area so what we get may very but check out the preview here

Host a My Thai Kitchen® House Party Saturday, September 25, 2010


Have you heard of House Party? If not check out this post here on this marketing concept and how you can use it to reduce your expenses when you entertain. Then decide if you would be interested in the following house party:





Host a party celebrating


the exciting flavors of Thai cuisine.

If selected as a host, you'll invite guests into your home on Saturday, Sept. 25th for a My Thai Kitchen® House Party™ — the perfect way to explore the vibrant flavors, textures and colors of Thai cuisine!

You and your guests will Make Your Kitchen a Thai Kitchen® using easy Thai Kitchen® recipes. It'll be the perfect balance of flavor and fun that will have everyone sharing, smiling...and asking for seconds!

Thai Kitchen® will provide a FREE party pack, including premium products that deliver a variety of authentic flavors plus special Thai-themed party favors!

Host spots for this festive party are limited, so sign up today!


Interested in signing up?  Send me an email here with House Party in the title.
Has anyone done any house parties recently? How do you like it?

Today's Side Groupon Deal: Admission to Oakland County Water Parks or Campgrounds in Madison Heights, Waterford, Leonard, or Holly. Four Options Available 07/29/10-08/01/10




Have you noticed that Groupon usually also has a side deal going on?  Expiration varies

Valid only for location purchased. Not valid w/ other discounts or promotions. Water parks: Limit 4/person, may buy multiple as gifts. Campgrounds: Limit 2/person. Limit 1 per stay, per group. Not valid for cabins. Not valid for holiday weekends

•One of four outdoor activities


•Water park or campground

•Fun for the whole family

•Clean and safe grounds 

Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Today's Living Social Deal: Bellís Therapeutic Spa 90-Minute Relaxology Massage, 30-Minute Facial, and 20-Minute Sauna Treatment 50% off





Living Social is another group discount site that is recently featuring deals here in metro Detroit.  (Details directly fromt he site:)   Stop into Bellís Therapeutic Spa for $97.50. At half off, double up on stress relief with a 90-minute relaxology full-body massage -- which incorporates hot stones to pamper your sore spots to bliss, as well as a pressure-point massage for your hands and feet. You'll also score a 30-minute facial, and a 20-minute sauna treatment at this Farmington pamper palace.

Go here to snag this deal, get more details or to check out deals in your own area!

Today's Groupon Deal: Half Off Upscale American Fare at Opus One. Choose from Lunch or Dinner 07/30/10-08/01/10




Details directly from the invite: Expires Feb 2, 2011 Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 5 or more. Not valid for the Bistro Bar menu. Dine-in only. Not valid with other offers or special events. Tax & gratuity not included. Reservation recommended. 
•Upscale American cuisine


•Elegant interior

•Extensive wine list
 
Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Today is YouData Payout Friday!

Today is YouData payout Friday. What is YouData? You get paid to view advertisements. Sometimes it is just to view a website but sometimes it could be a full ad or commercial. Always very quick and then every Friday the balance you have is sent to your paypal account. I always check Friday mornings to see if I have new offers and this morning I had one website to view.  Even doing them the morning of will get my money transferred into my paypal account later that day. For more information or to sign up go here.

If you'd like to look at more ways to generate small cash flow check out my previous article here.

Today is MegaSwagbucks Friday!




Today you can earn between 10-1,000 swagbucks by searching the web! So get to searching!
What is swagbucks? It is a search engine and you get randomly rewarded for your searches. Any time I am on the web I always go there first and type in where I want to go, even my own website! I'll then randomly get 10 – 100 swagbucks per day. They can be redeemed for a variety of gift cards the most popular one is a $5 Amazon.com gift card. I get last month I got four. I recently got a great cookbook deal I posted on here with 0 out of pocket thanks to my swagbucks!  Also be sure to refer your friends. When they win you win! However today on megaswagbucks day you can win between 10 – 1,000 swagbucks! So get to searching and if you haven't signed up yet you can do so here.
Don't forget to also do your daily polls and search the special offers daily for additional swagbucks!

End of the Month Coupon Print Reminder

It is the end of the month so between today and tomorrow go here and print off any coupons you think you will use within a month from coupons.com!

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Today's Side Groupon Deal: Admission to Oakland County Water Parks or Campgrounds in Madison Heights, Waterford, Leonard, or Holly. Four Options Available 07/29/10-08/01/10




Have you noticed that Groupon usually also has a side deal going on?  Expiration varies

Valid only for location purchased. Not valid w/ other discounts or promotions. Water parks: Limit 4/person, may buy multiple as gifts. Campgrounds: Limit 2/person. Limit 1 per stay, per group. Not valid for cabins. Not valid for holiday weekends

•One of four outdoor activities


•Water park or campground

•Fun for the whole family

•Clean and safe grounds 

Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Today's Groupon Deal: Golfing with Cart Rental from Oakland County Parks. Choose from 18 Holes at Springfield Oaks or 9 Holes at Red Oaks 07/29/10




Details directly from the invite: Expires Nov 1, 2010 Limit 2 per person. Only valid for location purchased. Reservation required. Weekends and holidays valid only after 12PM. Not valid for league fees, outings or special events. Not valid with other discounts or promotions.
•Round of golf with cart


•Redeemable at two courses

•Environmentally conscious courses
 
 
Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Wal-Mart Deals and Match-ups 07/25/10-08/01/10

Go here for Wal-Mart's Coupon Policy

Grocery

Great Value 24 pk Bottled Water $2.97

Great Value White Bread $.75

Dozen Large Eggs $.98

Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks $2.00
$.50/2 here
Final Price $1.75 each wyb 2

Pillsbury No Fuss Easy Frosting $2.98
$1/1 here
Final Price $1.98

Activia Yogurt 4 pk $1.83
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $.83

Dannon Crush Cups $2.00
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $1.00

Danonino Yogurt 6 pk $1.97
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $.97

Light ‘N Fit 4 pk $1.87
$1/2 7/18 SS
Final Price $1.37 each wyb 2

Keebler Flatbread Crisps $2.50
$1/1 here
Final Price $1.50

Fiber Plus Chewy Bars $2.68
$1/1 here
Final Price $1.68

Household

Arm & Hammer Power Gel 37 Load $4.47
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $3.47

Quatumatic Automatic Detergent Dispenser $4.97
$3/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $1.97

OxiClean Powder 56 oz $6.22
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $5.22

OxiClean Power Paks 18 ct $3.94
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $2.94

Health and Beauty

Cortizone- 10 Cream 1 oz $3.98
$1/1 5/2 SS
$1/1 here
Final Price $2.98

Nice N Easy Hair Color $5.68
$2/1 7/4 P&G
Final Price $3.68

Schick Intuition Plus or Quattro Razors $6.97
$2/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $4.97

Noxema Make Up Removal Cloths (& entire line of Noxema at Walmart) $3.47
$.75/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $2.72

St Ives Body Wash 18 oz $2.94
$.50/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $2.44

Visine Wipes 30 ct $5.00
$1/1 6/13 RP
$2/1 4/11 RP
Final Price $3.00

Revlon Color Satin Eye Shadow 1 ct $3.98
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $2.98

Revlon Compact Tweezers $1.87
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $.87

Revlon Compact Nail Clippers $1.42
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $.42

Revlon Nail Clippers $1.96
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price $.96

Revlon Compact Emery Boards 24 ct $1.87
$1/1 7/18 SS
Final Price= $.87

Thanks Saving with Amy!  Check out her site for more deals and extra coupon printables!

Pharmacy Round-up 07/25/10-07/31/10



Still struggling to get back on track to get links up to everything before but here are direct links to the pharmacies without highlights.
Go here for the coupon policy and here for the full match-ups.
 
 
Go here to sign up Rite Aid Wellness as some deals require it or you can also sign up in store.
Starting June 6th Rite Aid started a new program called the UP Reward program.This is like CVS ECBs, a coupon for a $ amount will print on the bottom of your receipt and can be used like cash on your next Rite Aid shopping trip.  Also please keep in mind that most Single Check Rebates last the entire month and have a limit of one! So if many deals are repeats and you will want to be careful to do those deals more than once in a month. 



Go here for the coupon policy here for full match-ups.



Go here for coupon policy and here for complete match-ups.

Target Deals and Match-ups 07/25/10-07/31/10




My shopping style at Target primarily consists of working Gift Card deals to get things for free in my stockpile or treats for myself that I can get there cheap (like Sobe life waters and frozen meals).  Once in a great while when I build up enough gift cards I will grab things for very cheap and free when the coupons are right.  Be sure to bring your reusable bags with your for $.05 credit. I haven't had time to get to Target in a while and I haven't had time to really even look at match-ups!

So check out deals and match-ups from Totally Target, Stretching a Buck, Hip2save and Bargains to Bounty.

Plum Market Deals and Match-ups 07/28/2010-08/03/2010


These prices and deals are for the West Bloomfield Plum Market location.  You can view the ad here.  I tried on several ocassions to get an official coupon policy from them without success.  If anyone knows the coupon policy please let me know!  They do accept coupons and I believe just at face value but I have no other details. 

Produce
Cal-Organic Farms Organic Peeled Short Cut Carrots 16oz. bags. $1.50 (Save 40%)

Michigan Blueberries 1 pint $1.67

Organic Romaine Hearts 12oz bags $2.50 (Save 35%)

Grape Tomatoes 1 pint $1.67
Meat/Deli
All Natural Niman Ranch Boneless Sirloin Steak $7.99/lb

Dairy
WoodStock Farms Organic Mozzarella Sticks Regular or Light $4.00 (Save 30%)

Voskos Greek Yogurt All 5.3-8oz Varieties $1.00 (Save 45%)
Grocery
Garden Of Eatin’ Organic Cheddar Puffs 4.5oz $2.50

Metro Mint Water $1.25

Penta Ultra Purified Drinking Water 1 Liter $1.50

You can also find daily specials before you go here.  Check out their Cru wine bar events here

Whole Foods Deals and Match-ups 07/28/10-08/03/10



These deals were found using the West Bloomfield MI ad.

Whole Foods Market Itty Bitty Bundt Cakes Locate in in Bakery Department $2.99 reg $4.99 (Save 40%)


ATLANTIQUE CHEESE Locate Specialty Department $4.99/lb reg $9.99/lb (Save 50%)

Julie’s Organic Ice Cream Locate in Frozen Department $2.50 reg $3.99 each (Save 35%)


Ito En teas' tea $1.50 reg $1.99 (Save 25%)

Mix 1 protein shakes $1.50 reg $2.19 each (Save 31%)

Kaia Foods kale chips 2.2 oz $3.50 reg $4.99 each (Save 30%)

Chobani low fat greek yogurt $1.00 reg. $1.69 (Save 40%)
Go here for the weekly ad and here for the coupon policy.  Whole Foods coupons are available here.

Biggby Coffee $1.00 off any grande wacky creme freeze smoothie or any grande specialty beverage good until 08/01/10

Go here to print the above coupon. 

Today's Living Social Deal: Michigan Advanced Aesthetics




Living Social is another group discount site that is recently featuring deals here in metro Detroit.  (Details directly fromt he site:)   Spend $39 and score a Microdermabrasion Plus treatment plus an amino-acid-antioxidant peel (regularly $85, saving 54%) at Michigan Advanced Aesthetics, a med-spa specializing in anti-aging and anti-acne treatments. You'll wax rhapsodic about your microdermabrasion session, a 30-minute procedure that includes a deep-cleansing, microdermabrasion, pore-minimizing, cell-renewing amino acid peel; and a soothing masque moisturizer to top it off.

Go here to snag this deal, get more details or to check out deals in your own area!

Today's Groupon Deal: $40 for a Manicure and Pedicure with Paraffin Wax at 5th & Fringe Salon & Spa in Royal Oak 07/28/2010




Details directly from the invite: Expires in 1 year Limit 2 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Must use in 1 visit. By appointment only. Gratuity included. No cash back. Not valid with other offers. 

•Full-service Aveda salon


•Skilled, experienced staff

•Gratuity included

•Bright, vibrant atmosphere

Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

New Redbox Code Meijer Specific Good through 07/30/10

Valid through 07/30/2010 at Meijer locations only promo code 7MBLE2 is now available.  This should be able to be used one per credit/debit card.  Go to a kiosk in your local Meijer start with rent with promo code, then enter code 7MBLE2 Be sure to return the movie by 9 p.m. the following day to avoid being charged $1 for each additional day.

Don't forget that once a month on Mondays you can also get a one-time use specific code texted to you.  In order to get your code which is valid for one time use only and cannot be shared you need to sign up for text message alerts at Redbox.com and you will receive your unique code via your cell phone. Be sure to also sign up for email alerts which will be towards the bottom lefthand side of the page.  You will occassionally get unique one time use codes to your email address as well.  Go here to find a redbox near you. Go to the kiosk start with rent with promo code, then enter code the code sent to you via text message. Be sure to return the movie by 9 p.m. the following day to avoid being charged $1 for each additional day.
Also if you have never used redbox before there are a few promo codes that can be used if you can't make it to redbox today or if you want more than one movie. You can use DVDONME, BREAKROOM at any location.  Then these are location specific DVDKROG (valid at Kroger and ALL affliate stores), DVDATWAG (valid at Walgreens only). These codes work one per debit/credit card.
Thanks Sarah's Deals!

Today's Smashbox Let's Do Lunch Deal a $22 value Cream Eyeliner in Putty



Smashbox Cosmetics offers up a FREE gift with ANY order from 9am-2pm PST, every Tuesday and Thursday! I check these periodically and post them when they are a great deal!  Today (until 2pm PST) they are offering up a FREE Cream Eyeliner in Putty ($22 Value)! For details about this promotion go here.

Before ordering you will want to sign up to be a Pretty Points member. This is a free Rewards program Smashbox offers up. Your purchases will earn you points for free rewards certificates a bonus deluxe sample will automatically be added to all of your Smashbox orders and you’ll score FREE shipping with every order!
After signing up for their rewards program, choose an inexpensive item from their Curtain Call collection here. There are several items priced at $10.  Once you start the checkout process, you’ll get to choose from 3 deluxe samples + you’ll get an additional bonus sample. Enter your payment info and complete your order. On the order confirmation page, the free $22 gift and the Pretty points bonus deluxe sample will show up. Your total will be as low as $10 + tax shipped!
**Do NOT pay through Paypal– you will not be offered FREE samples if you do. Thanks for the heads up on this Hip2save!
Before checking out though you want to get the best cash back deal available so go here to log into or sign up for cashbaq.  Search for Smashbox and check out through there to get 7% cash back!

Today's Living Social Deal: Michael Sackett Photography One-Hour Photo Shoot for a Child or Family of Up to Five People, or a Boudoir Session 07/27/10



Living Social is another group discount site that is recently featuring deals here in metro Detroit.  (Details directly fromt he site:)   At 60% off, both deals include prints -- one 11x14 and five 4x6s for $110 a one-hour shoot.
Go here to snag this deal, get more details or to check out deals in your own area!

Have you signed up for aDealio Group Discounts yet?

Seems a lot of these are popping up now.  This works very similar to groupon and living social, when a certain number of people grab the deal of the day they are awarded a discounted price.  You can check out deals and sign up here.  They need about 833 more subscribers here in Detroit before we start getting deals so go there to sign up now!  For a limited time you get a $5.00 credit just for signing up good for an aDealio purchase! Sign up here now!

Today's Groupon Deal: $30 for All-Day Play, Upgraded Equipment, and 500 Paintballs at Lone Wolf Paintball in Mount Clemens ($60 Value) 07/27/10




Details directly from the invite: Expires Jan 28, 2011 Limit 5 per person. Valid at Mt. Clements location only. Call to confirm open play hours. Valid for ages 10 and up. Parental waiver required if under 18 years old. No outside paintballs. Not valid with other offers.
•Outdoor playing field


•Open play paintball

•500 paintballs included

•Upgrade to better gun included
 


Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Monday, July 26, 2010

VGs Dollar Double Match-ups 07/26/10-08/01/2010



These match-ups were done using the Waterford MI ad which doubles three like coupons up to $1.00.  Other locations that doubles coupons up to $1.00 include: Burton, Caro, Clio, Davison, Fenton, Genessee, Howell, North Fenton, Owosso, or West Flint.
Pontiac and Marine City have reported doubling coupons up to $1.00 and for this week all other locations (Macomb County included) are doubling as well!   (Thanks for this tidbit Bargains to Bounty!)

Lastly Waterford VGs was reporting up to $100 in gift cards when you transfer up to four prescriptions!

A few Buy One Get One free Deals this week as well as a Spartan Special that you might want to look at if you have some things on your needs list that you cannot wait for.

Grocery
Pepsi-Cola Products 2 liter (plus deposit) Buy One Get One Free + deposit (Save $1.79 on free item), limit 2

Aunt Millie's Homestyle Bread (24 oz.) or Honey Hot Dog or Hamburger Buns (8 ct.) Buy One Get One Free
$0.55/1 05-16 RP or 06-13 RP (use two if able)
Final cost $.79 for two (if two coupons allowed) or about $.40 each

General Mills Cereal Selected Varieties, 8.9-18 oz. $1.99
$1.00/2  07-11 SS
Final cost $.99 each when you buy two with coupon

Mott's Medleys 46 oz. $2.50
$0.50/1 06-13 SS
Final cost $1.50

Spartan Syrup 24 oz. Buy One Get One Free Save up to $2.65 on free item

Freshlike Vegetables Selected Varieties, 13.25-15.25 oz. Buy One Get One Free

Ken's Steak House Salad Dressing (16 oz.) or Light Options (8 oz.) Buy One Get One Free

Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad 7.25-7.75 oz. Buy One Get One Free
$.50/2 here or 06-06 SS or 06-27 SS
Final cost about $.63 each when you buy two with coupon
Health &  Beauty
Colgate Toothpaste (4-6 oz.) or Toothbrushes (each), or Irish Spring Body Wash (18 oz.) or Softsoap Body Products (15-18 oz.) $2.50
$1.00/1 07-11 SS Colgate Total Advanced Whitening, Total Enamel Strength, Total Advanced Clean or Advanced Fresh Toothpaste 4 oz or larger or $0.50/1 07-25 SS Irish Spring any one Body Washes (excludes 2.5 oz ) or two Irish Spring Multi Bar Soap Packs 3 pack or larger or $1.00/1 07-25 SS Softsoap Brand Body Wash 12oz or larger
Final cost as low as $.50 on certain items
Nivea Body Products (2.6-16.9 oz.), Eucerin Lotion (6.8-16.9 oz.), Basis Sensitive Bar (4 pk.) or Aquaphor Healing Ointment (1.75-3 oz.) 25% OFF!
$1.00/1 06-20 RP Nivea Body Lotion 8.4-16.9 oz or $1.00/1 06-20 RP Nivea Body Wash for Women 8.4-16.9 oz or $1.00/1 07-25 RP Nivea For Men Body Wash 8.4-16.9 oz or $3.00/1 07-25 RP Nivea Happy Sensation Body Lotion 13.5 oz
Final cost will vary but save at least $2.00+25% off!
 
E.L.F. Cosmetics $1.00 each
 
Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick Deodorant 2.3-3 oz. $2.00
$0.50/1 07-25 SS
Final cost $1.00
 
Got2B, La Looks or DEP Styling Products 2-20 oz.  Buy One Get One Free
$1.00/1  05-23 SS LA Looks product 20 or 26 oz product, Use two if able


Household Goods
Spartan Reusable Bag Buy One Get One Fre (Save $.99 on free item)

Assorted School Supplies 10 for $10 or $1.00 each


Good Cook Classic Saute Pan (7-3/4") or Square Griddle (10-1/4") Buy One Get One Free Final cost will vary

Frozen
Red Baron Pizza By the Slice (10.1-10.66 oz.), Deep Dish Singles (11.2 oz.), French Bread (10.8-11 oz.) or Pan Pasta (26.28-29 oz.) Buy One Get One Free
(Tearpads have regularly been in the Waterford Store)
$1.00/1 06-06 SS Red Baron Pizza by the slice product
Final cost will vary

(Several Banquet items on sale and there are coupons available in select packages of the frozen meal.)

DAIRY
Spartan Shredded Cheese (6-8 oz.) or Cubed Colby & Monterey Jack (8 oz.) Buy One Get One Free
Dannon Yogurt Light 'n Fit or Fruit on the Bottom, 6 oz. $.50 each
$1.00/10 07-25 RP
Final cost $.30 each

Simply Potatoes 20-24 oz. Buy One Get One Free Save $3.19 on free package

MEAT/Deli
Wisconsin Mild Cheddar Cheese $3.99/lb (Save $2.50/lb)

Garden Fresh Tortilla Chips or Salsa Assorted Varieties, 16 oz. Buy One Get One Free (Save $3.99 on free item)

Cooked Pork Loin Baby Back Ribs 20 oz. Buy One Get One Free (Save $9.99 on free item)

Hillshire Farm Deli Select Lunchmeats or Jennie O Turkey Store Breakfast Links or Patties, Selected Varieties, 8-16 oz $2.99
$0.55/1 07-11 RP Hillshire Farm Deli Select Hearty Slices Lunchmeat or $0.35/1 07-11 RP Hillshire Farm Deli Select Lunchmeat
Final cost as low as $1.89
Eckrich Beef or Cheese Franks or Grillers or Beef Bologna Buy One Get One Free Save $4.49 on free package
Oscar Mayer Bologna or Cotto Salami 12 oz. Selected Varieties Buy One Get One Free Save $2.69 on free package

Miller Amish, Fresh, All-Natural Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Buy One Get One Free Save up to $5.59 on free package
PRODUCE
Blueberries Buy One Get One Free! Save $3.50 on free package
Fresh Express Premium Garden Salads Selected Varieties, 9-12 oz. $2.00 (Contact here for coupons mine came very fast!)
Celery Hearts $1.50
Deep Purple Eggplant, Zucchini or Yellow Squash $.99/lb
California Iceberg Head Lettuce each $.99
Tomatoes on the Vine $1.69/lb
English Seedless Cucumbers Buy One Get One Free Save $1.99 on free item
Marzetti Refrigerated Dressings (15 oz.) or Viniagrettes (12 oz.) Buy One Get One Free
$0.50/1 05-16 SS (use 2 if able)
Final cost $1.99 for two or $1.00 each if two coupons allowed


VG's Quick Stop Fuel RewardsFor Every $50* You Spend on Groceries Save 5¢ a Gallon on Gas
*See store for details.
 
Let me know of any deals I missed!

Go here to view the full weekly ad. Go here for Spartan coupons.  Be sure to bring your reusable bags for a $.05 discount per bag.  Use caution with coupons that  read Do not double.  Unless you go through U-scan these coupons will most likely be restricted by your cashier.

Meijer Deals and Match-ups 07/25/10-07/31/10

Here are some highlights of some of the rock bottom prices this week at Meijer

The buy 10 items get the 11th item free promotion is back!  If you chose to participate in this promotion this will equal $.10 off each product you purchase so I have highlighted those prices in red.

Betty Crocker Helpers $1.00
6/20 SS $.75/3
Final Cost $2.25 for 3 or $.75 each ($.65)

Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad $1.00
$.50/2 here
Final Cost $1.00 for 2 or $.50 each ($.40)

Bar S Franks, Bologna or Sausage Links $1.00
$1/2 Bologna here
Final Cost $1.00 for 2 or $.50 each ($.40)

Sunny Delight $1.00
5/9 SS $.25/1
Final Cost $.50 ($.40)

Land O Lakes Fresh Buttery Taste Spread, Spreadable Butter with Canola Oil or Margarine Quarters $1.00
7/18 SS $.50/1 from
Final Cost FREE (possible overage)

Green Giant Boxed Vegetables 7-10 oz. $1.00
$.50/1 here (Shows Steamers but says ANY frozen vegetables)
Final Cost FREE (possible overage)

CoffeMate Flavored Liquid Creamers $1.00
5/2 SS $.50/1 from
Final Cost FREE (possible overage)

Pillsbury Grands Biscuits $1.00
$1.10/3 here
Final Cost $1.90 for 3 or $.63 each ($.53 each)

Chex Mix or Bugles $1.00
$.55/1 Check Mix here
Final Cost $.45 ($.35)

Dole Tropical Fruit $1.00
7/11 SS $.50/2 from
Final Cost $1.00 for 2 or $.50 each ($.40 each)

Dole Mandarin Oranges $1.00
6/20 SS $.50/2
Final Cost $1.00 for 2 or $.50 each ($.40 each)

Tontino's Pizza Rolls $1.00
5/30 GM $.40/2
Final Cost $1.20 for 2 $.60 each ($.50)

Old Orchard Apple, Lemonade or Pomegranate Juice Blends $1.00
Use $1/4 here
Final Cost $3.00 for 4 $.75 each ($.65)

Michelina's Authentico, Lean or Budget Entrees $1.00
5/9 SS $1/5
Final Cost $4.00 for 5 or $.80 each ($.70)

Hunt's Spaghetti Sauce $1.00
$1/5 here
Final Cost $4.00 for 5 or $.80 each ($.70)

Colgate Toothpaste 4.6 oz. $1.00
$.50/1 7/25 SS
Final Cost FREE (possible overage)

Healthy Choice Soup $1.00
$1/5 here
Final Cost $4 for 5 or $.80 each ($.70)

Coco-Cola, Pepsi, 7Up, A&W Root Beer or Sunkist 2 liters $1.00
Use $1/5 Pepsi here
Final Cost $4 for 5 or $.80 plus deposit ($.70 + deposit)

Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 roll $1.00 ($.90)
Banquet Brown 'N Serve Breakfast Links $1.00 ($.90)
Del Monte Fruit Naturals Cup $1.00 ($.90)
Armour LunchMakers or Sliced Pepperoni $1.00 ($.90)
Betty Crocker Potatoes $1.00 ($.90)
Banquet Meals $1.00 ($.90)
Dole Premium Salads $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Split Top Bread, Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns $1.00 ($.90)
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix $1.00 ($.90)
Tropicana Fruit Punch $1.00 ($.90)
Aunt Jemima Breakfast Entrees $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Ice Cream Cups, Haagen Dazs, Edy's Cups, Ittibitz or Ben & Jerry Cups $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Soft Tortillas $1.00 ($.90)
Pennsylvania Dutchman Mushrooms $1.00 ($.90)
Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Croutons or Olives $1.00 ($.90)
Kraft Easy Mac Cup or Macaroni & Cheese Box $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Noodles & Sauce or Rice & Sauce $1.00 ($.90)
Wonder Bread or Buns $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer English Muffins $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Marchmallows or Graham Cracker Pie Crust $1.00 ($.90)
Kool-Aid Kool Burst Fruit Drinks $1.00 ($.90)
Glaceau Vitamin Water $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Pretzels $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Cheese Puffs or treats $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Frosting, Brownie Mix or Cake Mix $1.00 ($.90)
Simply Orange Juice Single $1.00 ($.90)
Stauffer's Animal Crackers or Austin Filled Crackers $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Soft Cookies $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer 5 pack Light Bulbs $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Foam Plates $1.00 ($.90)
Manwich or Wolf Brand Chili $1.00 ($.90)
Hunt's Ketchup or Gulden's Spicy Mustard $1.00 ($.90)
Hunt's Diced or Rotel Tomatoes $1.00 ($.90)
Hunt's Snack Pack $1.00 ($.90)
Hostess Single Serve Snacks $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Ibuprofen $1.00 ($.90)
Pefect Purity for Kids $1.00 ($.90)
Jergens Hand Soap or Ivory Bar Soap $1.00 ($.90)
Arrid or Ultra Max Deodorant $1.00 ($.90)
Meijer Manual Toothbrush or Dental Floss $1.00 ($.90)
Aquafresh or Close-Up Toothpaste $1.00 ($.90)

Go here for the Meijer Coupon Policy and here and here for Complete Match-ups.

Colasanti's Deals 07/26/10-08/01/2010

Here are the highlights:

USDA Choice Black Angus Sirloin Steak $4.99/lb (reg. $9.99/lb) Save 55%
Boar's Head Honey Maple Turkey Breast $6.99/lb (reg. $8.99/lb) Save 23%

Sage Derby Cheese $10.99/lb (reg. $12.99/lb) Save 15%


Garden Fresh Tortilla Chips 2/$5 or $3.29 each (Save 24% when you buy two)
 
IBC Diet Root Beer $2.99 6 pk (reg. $3.99 6 pk) Save 25%
 
10" Premium Hanging Baskets $10.99 each reg. $15.99 each (Save 32%)

For more deals see the full ad here.  There are also new classes available! And they are having their Summer Taste Fest August 14th and 15th!

Biggy Coffee Coupon $1.00 off a Grande Vanilla Cream Freeze good until 07/27/10

Go here to print the above coupon. 

Today's Living Social Deal: Dental Package: Exam, X-Rays, Cleaning, Fluoride Treatment, and Whitening Trays (77% off) 07/26/10


Living Social is another group discount site that is recently featuring deals here in metro Detroit.  (Details directly fromt he site:)  Drop $125 for a complete oral exam, X-rays, teeth cleaning, fluoride treatment, custom-whitening trays, and 10% off any additional services. At 77% off, she'll even throw in a gift bag.
Go here to snag this deal, get more details or to check out deals in your own area!

Today's Groupon Deal: $7 for $15 Worth of Sandwiches and More at The Phat Sammich in Birmingham 07/26/10




Details directly from the invite: Expires Jan 27, 2011 Limit 2 person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 5 or more. Not valid with other offers. Tax and gratuity not included. Not valid 8/19 - 8/22.
•50+ types of sandwiches


•'60s retro theme

•Funyuns and fries on sandwich

•Outside patio seating available



Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Office Max Deals and Match-ups 7/25/10 - 7/31/10 Courtesy of the Prudent Patron


This week when you buy any backpack, you get 100% back in Office MaxPerks Bonus Rewards (limit 2). I scouted out the backpacks tonight. I saw each of the ones pictured. They have a limited selection on Jansports and several Swiss Army backpacks to choose from. There were other brands, but those were the only two I recognized. You need to be a member of Office MaxPerks to get this reward. You can read more about Office MaxPerks here.


Front Page Deals:

2-Pocket Folders with or without prongs $.01 each (Limit 6)

Schoolio Crayons, 24 ct. $.05 each (Limit 3)

6" Plastic Protractor $.05 each (Limit 3)

Papermate #2 Pencils, 10 ct. $.15 each (Limit 3)

Schoolio Markers , 8ct., fine or broad-line, $.25 (Limit 3)

Schoolio Composition Books, 100 sheets (excludes fashion patterns) $.50 each (Limit 3)

For more details and all the match-ups go here.

Staples Sneak Peek 7/25 - 7/31 Courtesy of Coupons Equals Cash

Here are a few highlights:

Bic Round Stick Ball Point Pens 8 pk (with min. $5 purchase Sun. - Wed. only) $.01


Zebra Sarasa Retractable Gel Pens 5 pk $4.99
$4.74 Staples Easy Rebate, Limit 1
Final cost $.25 each after rebate

Staples Hype Highlighters 6 pk, Limit 2 $.25

Scotch Tape 3 pk $1

Pencils 12 pk $1
Check out details of how to shop Staples and all the other match-ups here.

Menards Rebate Deals 7/25-8/8/10 (8 FAR and Lots Under $1) Courtesy of Sarah's Deals

Check out all the details on deals at Menard's here

Aldi's Deals 07/25/10-07/31/10

Be sure to bring your own bags at Aldi's so that you don't have to pay to purchase any.  Aldi's does not accept coupons but they have rock bottom prices on many items and are my go to store in a pinch!

Here are some highlights from my ad in Waterford MI.

Grocery
Sweet Harvest Apple Sauce Cups $.89
Savoritz 4 Kids Peanut Butter & Cheese Crackers $.99
Sweet Harvest Raisins $1.29
Millville Chewy Granola Bar $1.69
L'oven Fresh White Bread $.79
Happy Harvest Mushrooms $.50
Bon Italia Spaghetti Rings Pasta $.59
Great Gherkins Sandwich Slices $1.19
Sweet Harvest Pear Halves $1.39

Dairy
Fit and Active Light String Cheese or Happy Farms Spirals or String Cheese $2.79

Happy Farms American Cheese Slices $1.49 (Price drop from $1.99)

Produce
Strawberries $1.19
Red/Green Grapes $.79
Canteloupe $.99 each

Check out more deals in your local Aldi's ad and check out this week's special buys on-line here.

K-Mart Super Doubles are back 07/25/10-07/31/2010



Unfortunately they are only doubling up to $.99!  I'm not a fan of them but if you are, Go here for the coupon policies.  Remember there is a limit of 5 per day. You must be a Shop Your Rewards member, but you can sign up in the store or online and it is FREE. Click here for more information and to see the list of participating stores.
Thanks Coupons Equal Cash!

New Coupons on coupons.com

Coupons.com has at two new coupons including a Kashi coupon and a few have reset. Check them out! Go here to print them all before they disappear!

Today's Living Social Deal: The Whitney $100 to Spend on Food and Drink $50 07/25/10









Still good through today! Living Social is another group discount site that is recently featuring deals here in metro Detroit.  (Details directly fromt he site:)  Stop in to this 52-room abode armed with today's deal: $50 for a $100 voucher to sip from the award-winning wine cellar and dine on contemporary cuisine including beef, seafood, lamb, and veal dishes. Want more Whitney? "Like" them on Facebook and get an extra $1 off this deal. 
Go here to snag this deal, get more details or to check out deals in your own area!

Today's Groupon Deal: $10 for $20 Worth of Carryout Sandwiches and More at Dish 07/23/10-07/25/10




Still available through tonight! Details directly from the invite: Expires Jan 26, 2011 Limit 2 per person. Limit 1 per order. Tax and gratuity not included.
•Carryout only


•Extensive, fresh menu

•Free-range poultry

•#1 carryout in Hour magazine




Interested in more information snagging this deal or not from metro Detroit and would like to see the deals in your area? Go here.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Sunday Coupon Preview is up for 07/25/2010

There will be 2 inserts this Sunday Smartsource, and Redplum. 
Remember these are from a different area so what we get may very but check out the preview here.

Restaurant.com 80% off Gift Certificates again available through 07/31/2010



This offer valid now through Sunday July 31st, 11:59PM PST. If you are interested in earning cash back on this purchase and saving even more Mr. Rebates is offering 25% cash back! So your final out of pocket cost after your rebates will be $1.50 for a $25 gift restaurant gift certificate! Not signed up for Mr. Rebates go here.
Then Search for Restaurant.com, chose a restaurant you are interested in, enter discount code: PLATE at checkout and hit apply.
Restaurant.com Gift Certicates are a great way to reduce your spending if you want to eat out. They are like a coupon to a specific restaurant as most of them will be $25 off your purchase of $40 or more or something to that affect. Be sure to read all the details and get the best deal you can. If you spend only $1.40 out of pocket, then another $15+tax and tip at the restaurant you are saving about 50%. If you aren't interested in any cash back feel free to go directly to the website here.