Friday, May 29, 2009

Big Give - PASS

On Monday, June 15, 2009 Mummy Deals is teaming up with PASS of Illinois to donate some items to their new center in Lansing, IL. For those of you that have been doing this for a while you know that it doesn't take long to gain a stockpile that you can't use. It is wonderful to be able to give some of our items to a very worthwhile cause. For more info:
I plan on participating as well.

Printables to Stretch Your Shopping Dollars

- Buy One Get One Free at Baskin Robbins Soft Serve 31 Below Coupons

~Barnes & Noble coupons for members HERE and HERE.

~$5 off $50+ at Sears HERE.

~40% off any one item at Saks Off 5th HERE

~Borders coupons, including FREE coffee HERE.
Another one HERE.

~$10 off $25+ at JcPenney HERE

~$10 off $50+ at Kirklands HERE

~$10 off $100+ at Staples HERE

~$15 off $75+ at Office Depot HERE

~15-20% off at Kohls HERE (thanks, Kingdom First!)

~$10 off $50+ at The Avenue HERE

~Free popcorn with drink purchase at AMC Theatres HERE.
Earn free gift cards to AMC HERE.

~$10-$25 off at The Sports Authority HERE

~40% off at JoAnns Fabric HERE

~Bath & Body Works HERE & HERE

~Pep Boys $10 off $30+ HERE

Thanks to Lori at

Save extra at Old Navy

Remember that I told you about the Graphic Tees that will be on sale for only $3 at Old Navy tomorrow. Well Carrie at MoneySavingMethods hit their clearance which is marked an additional 50% off through tomorrow also. Check out her post to see how she saved 74% total.

Walmart - Free Ice Cream 5/30/09

Head on over to your local Walmart this Saturday, May 30th from 11am - 4pm to get some FREE ice cream! Go here to find a location near you.

Free Summer Fun for Kids

Hip2Save has an extensive list of free fun for kids over the summer. Check it out here:

Bath & Body Works, Free Lip Gloss

You just might want to hit the mall after all this weekend! This weekend only you can snag a FREE Free Lip Item (up to a $12 value) with Any Purchase! Just bring in this coupon on or before May 31st to snag your freebie!

JC Penny - $10 off $25

Woo hoo, this is a great coupon! Super Hot JCPenney coupon alert: Save $10 on ANY single purchase of $25 or more! This coupon is valid thru June 2nd!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Old Navy - $3 Adult Tees

This Saturday May 30th, head over to Old Navy to stock up on some Old Navy Adult Graphic T Shirts as these will be only $3 (limit of 5 per customer)!

Don’t forget, Old Navy is having their clearance sale going on right now till May 30th as well, so you’ll be able to really rack up. And there are still printable coupons at

.50 Shopping

Moms By Heart has her weekly $.50 or Less Shopping posting up HERE. Lori does a awesome job of weekly round-ups to let us all know what is out there for free or almost free. To anyone that says a Buck doesn't go far, check her list before you do any shopping. Thanks for all the hard work, Moms By Heart!

Kraft - One Click Helps Feed America

I really hope that all of you will take a second and go to the link HERE and click to donate a box of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese to Feeding America by simply clicking a button.
Yeah, it really it is that simple. AND there are two links there for printable coupons. One for $1.50 off 2 boxes of Deluxe or Velveeta Shells & Cheese and one for Buy-Three-Get-One-Free for Kraft Macaroni & Cheese.
I love that a simple click can help feed someone.
Thanks - Jaycie

More Info on how to save with Coupons

Keeping The Kingdom First has a great post on Couponing myths. She has a whole list of items that always have coupons. Most of them you can get for free or under $1.00 regularly. It also gives you some info to tell others when they claim they can't do coupons.Click HERE for post.

Kroger Triple Coupons!

Although I do not have any Kroger stores near me, I thought some of you might. So thanks to Kelly at Faithful Provisions for here updates.

AND Go here to see her list for Harris Teeter triples, most of these will be a better deal at Krogers!

Home Made Simple Coupon Book

A new Home Made Simple coupon booklet is available! This coupon book is fabulous and is a great way to build up your coupon stash. It is filled with over $30 in high value coupons including brands like Cascade, Dawn and Febreze.
In addition to all the other great coupons, you will also get a coupon for a FREE Cascade Crystal Clear Rinse Agent!
Go on over here to request yours. These usually take a few weeks to be delivered.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Did you miss your free doughnuts?

Well Krispy Kreme is offering another chance for a sweet treat.
Friday, June 5th is National Doughnut Day, and to celebrate, Krispy Kreme will be giving every customer one doughnut of their preference!
Check the store locator to find a participating location near you.

No purchase necessary, one per customer.
With all these free treats floating around, you just might want to purchaser one of those Biggest Loser DVDs, LOL

Biggest Loser DVDs for $8.99 shipped

Biggest Loser workout DVD's on sale right now - only $8.99 with free super saver shipping!

These are the titles available:
Cardio Max
The Workout - Boot Camp
Power Sculpt
Weight Loss Yoga
Jillian Michaels: 30 Day Shred
Jillian Michaels: Banish Fat Boost Metabolism
Jillian Michaels: No More Trouble Zones

Just click this link to see all of them!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Some great finds

Amy in Orlando has some great posts on some deals and freebies, check them our HERE:

Sam's Club Summer Membership

Stop over HERE to learn more.

Six Flags - 4 tickets for only $99

Visit and use code: SF4PACK to purchase four tickets for $99. Valid until 5/30

Target - Cheap Pancake Mix

RedPlum has a printable $2 off Quaker Oatmeal Pancake Mix coupon HERE.
Target had them for $2.69, making them $.69.
Note: This is Chicagoland pricing. In other areas it may be less. Let me know if you find a better deal.

FYI - has extended their $25 Gift Certificate for only $2 until May 30. Hurry to get yours! is offering up a new 80% off promotional code: SPECIAL Take 80% off of $25 Gift Certificates and pay ONLY $2 thru 5/25! Just use the promo code !

This code is now good thru Monday 5/30th !!! partners with tons of restaurants to offer deep discounts when you dine out.

How it works:
Search through the participating restaurants by typing in your zip code
Choose one you like
Purchase a certificate to get a HUGE discount on your meals

Note: To use the certificate, you do have to purchase a minimum amount at the restaurant. This amount varies depending upon the certificate amount you purchase.

Free Hefty One Zip Bags @ CVS

Thanks to Hip2Save, here are some freebies at CVS:

Besides the HOT Neutrogena moneymaker at CVS, you may also be able to snag FREE Hefty One Zip Bags! The 6-8 ct Heft One-Zip bags are supposedly stocked in the CVS $1 aslie for ONLY a $1! Which means that you can use the $1 coupon from the 5/17RP to snag FREE Hefty One Zip Bags!

Monday, May 25, 2009

Try Before You Buy Samples

AVEENO SHAMPOO/CONDITIONER: May include a $1/1 coupon! Go here to get your free sample too!
BODYCOLOGY: Sign up to receive a free sample of Bodycology .
HAWAIIAN TROPIC: Go here to sign up for your free sample of Hawaiian Tropic After Sun Body Butter or SPF 15 lotion. There is also a $2/1 coupon here.
KELLOGGS ALL BRAN: Go here to sign up for a free Kellogg's sample pack which includes a sample of Strawberry Medley Cereal, Strawberry Drizzle Fiber Bar, Red Raspberry Fiber Drink Mix, plus $4 of valuable coupons.
DUNKIN DONUTS: Go here to sign up for a free sample of Dunkin' Donuts original coffee.
SPLENDA: Go here to get a free sample of Splenda No Calorie with Fiber.
QUAKER TRUE DELIGHTS: Go here for a free sample of Quaker True Delights Granola bars.

Office Depot - Free After Rebate

Thanks to Heather over at NWA Deals for spotting all these fantastic FREE after rebate items at Office Depot this week!

Make sure to purchase these in separate transaction. You will need the original receipts when you mail in each of your rebates.

These deals are good through 5/30/09

Art Explosion T-Shirt Factory Deluxe $29.95 $30 Mail in Rebate Final cost FREE!

Scrapbook Boutique from Simple Scrapbooks $29.99 $30 Mail in Rebate Final cost FREE!

Check It Registry Cleaner software $29.95 $30 Mail in Rebate Final cost FREE!

Roxio VHS to DVD kit $59.95 $10 Instant Savings Plus, $50 Prepaid Visa Mail in rebate Final cost FREE!

Calculator $3.99 $4 Prepaid Visa Mail in Rebate Final cost FREE!

**Check out all these rebates in Office Depot's weekly ad. Most of them are advertised on page 6.

Hey Kool Aid

Here is another deal just in time for the summer season: has a new high value .50 off 10 Kool-Aid packets coupon. Most stores will have these at .10 per packet, so you'll only have to spend .50 for 10 packets after the coupon! If you have a store that doubles coupons, then you'll be able to get 10 packets for FREE! Watch for Super Kmart as the rumor is they will have a doubles week once a month during 2009.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Walgreens Deals for the week of 5/27/09

:: Register Rewards Deals
(Register Rewards or RRs are what I affectionately call "Walgreens money". It prints out after you make the required purchase and can be used on most items in the store. RRs truly stretch your budget.)

Colgate Wave Total Toothpaste, $2.49
Get $1.50 RRs
$1.50/1 Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste, exp. 5-24-09 (ALL YOU magazine March ‘09 issue)
Better than FREE to FREE after coupon and RRs!

Reach Ultra Clean Toothbrush or Floss, 2/$5
Get $3 RRs wyb 2
BOGO Reach Toothbrush, exp. 12-31-09 (V 4/26/09)
Better than FREE after coupon and RRs!

Bayer Quick Release Crystals, $2.49
Get $2.49 RRs
FREE after RRs!

Posture D Calcium, $8.99
Get $8.99 RRs
FREE after RRs!

Tropicana Orange Juice, $2.99
$1/1 Tropicana Trop50, exp. 5-31-09 (V 3/15/09)
$0.99 after coupon and RRs!

Dark & Lovely Hair Color or Relaxer Kits, 2/$10
Get $5 RRs wyb 2
$1.50 each after coupons and RRs!

L’Oreal EverPure Products, $6.99Get $5 RRs wyb 2
$2/1 L’Oreal EverPure, exp. 6-14-09 (SS 3/22/09)
$2/1 L’Oreal EverPure, exp. 8-2-09 (V 5/10/09)
$2.49 ea. after coupons and RRs!

:: Other Deals

Trident Gum, 3/$2 (w/ in ad coupon)
$0.75/1 Trident single packs, exp. 7-05-09 (SS 5/10/09)
Better than FREE after coupons!

VitaminWater10, 3/$3
$1/1 VitaminWater10, exp. 6-03-09 (SS 4/5/09)
Use $1/1 coupon from 4/5 insert
FREE after coupon!
For more deals check out Deal Seeking Mom's post here:

Ruby Tuesday - Free Entree

Take this printable coupon to Ruby Tuesday to get one free entrée when you purchase any Specialties, Seafood, Fork-Tender Ribs or Hand-Crafted Steak entrée. This coupon is good through 6/2/09.
Plus, don’t forget to sign up for Ruby Tuesday’s So Connected email club to get special offers and coupons in your inbox.

Friday, May 22, 2009 - $25 Gift Certificate for only $2 is offering up a new 80% off promotional code: Take 80% off of $25 Gift Certificates and pay ONLY $2 thru 5/25! Just use promo code SPECIAL!

So for just $2, you'll end up getting a $25 gift certificate! Good to stock up on for Father's Day.

Reminder 99 Cent Krispy Kreme

Participating Krispy Kreme franchises will have a dozen of their original glazed doughnuts for only 99 cents on May 23rd! Only one per customer, remember to call ahead to make sure your store is participating.


Not sure what coupon overage is, or what it can do for you??? Check out Rachel's score for under $3!

Check out her explaination here:

Jewel Coke Deal

Jewel has a deal starting today, no coupon involved, for 5 12-pack of coke products for $11 plus you get 2 FREE Hillshire Farm Deli Select Ultra thin or Hearty slices pkgs.(8 and 9 oz.) If you were lucky enough to snag some of the Coke printables a few weeks ago, makes this an even sweeter deal! Also makes for a good time to stock up for summer picnics and bbq's.

40% Off at Borders for Rewards Member

If you are a member go here for your coupon:

If not sign up here:

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Free Subscription to Town & Country Magazine

Snag a FREE subscription to Town & Country magazine courtesy of Mercury Magazines! Just go on over here and fill in your info. Allow 6-8 weeks for your first issue to arrive.

You have got to see this!

Amy in Orlando made some serious money grocery shopping. This post was so inspiration it has got me looking for the next buy one get one free sale at my local stores!

Check it out, you will be amazed!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The Children's Place - 65% Off

Thanks to Lori @ Moms By Heart, there are some great finds to be had at the Children's Place. The Children's Place is having a clearance sale. Items in the clearance section are an additional 50% off already reduced prices. Use code: s2a59 and get an additional 15% off. Shipping is a flat rate $5 for orders of any size.

Free Oscar Meyer Hot Dogs

Starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT TODAY, you can snag a coupon for FREE Oscar Mayer Beef Franks. Just go on over here to request one! Just in time for BBQ season!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Power to End Stroke - Health Fair

Did you miss the "Power to End Stroke" health fair and concert? Last month, the American Heart Association provided information that could save lives. As a follow-up, and to increase awareness, the Health and Wellness Ministry will host a stroke awareness workshop to help us learn the ways to fight the third health killer in our community. You are invited to hear from Dr. Badruddin (University of Illinois Hospital), who will be the presenter on Thursday, May 21, at 6:30 pm. For more information, call 773.256.4137.
Apostolic Church of God
6320 S. Dorchester
Chicago, IL 60637

CVS Clearance Finds

Clare over at Mummy Deals found some awesome clearance finds at CVS: check her post out here:

$100 Bonus at Chase Bank

Chase is offering a $100 bonus when you open a new checking account. You can read all the details HERE. There's also a link for printing the coupon and opening your account at your local Chase branch. Offer good through 6/23/09.

If you'd like to know more about making money doing bank deals please check out Carrie at Money Saving Methods for more tips:

Target - 3M Command Hooks for only 48 cents!

Target has 3M Command Metal hooks for $2.98. Combine with the $2.50 coupon from here for a final cost of ONLY .48! Remember like all national stores, the price may vary.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Great Grocery Deals

Rachel at Mash-up Mom has the deals for this week posted. Check them out for some super shopping.




Cheap Krispy Kreme

Participating Krispy Kreme franchises will have a dozen of their original glazed doughnuts for only 99 cents on May 23rd! Only one per customer, remember to call ahead to make sure your store is participating.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Free Pass to Sam's Club and BJ's

If you have been thinking about joining a warehouse club for your bulk shopping, now is a great time to check out some of the amenities of these clubs.
Use this printable One-Day Membership Pass to your local Sam’s Club by 5/25/09 to enjoy a day of warehouse shopping. Or, use this free 60-Day Shopping Pass at BJ’s. Ths offer expires 7/6/09. Check out a few of the benefits of an annual membership at BJ’s.
Go over to The Thrifty Mama and check out her post on some new Sam’s Club perks.

Free Reynolds Wrap Recipe Book

Get yours for free by download here.

Friday, May 15, 2009


My favorite: If you leave your kids money and no
character, they will lose the money. If you leave your kids character and
no money, they will find their way to money. If you leave them both, you
have built an empire.

Kelly at Faithful Provisions has published a great budgeting series. She shares what she has learned from Dave Ramsey's class here:

It's posts like these that got me started

I was checking out some of my favorite blogs this morning and ran across Jamie's Wal-mart post. I have to tell you it was posts and pics like these that got me started with coupons, stockpiling and Walgreens shopping. Check it out, I am sure you will be inspired!

Free Admission to Night At The Museum

Carrie at Money Saving Methods has a fun deal through Amazon to see this movie for free. Check it out here:

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Free Online Diet Support

Are you looking for an online community that offers support, tips and an online food journal, well look no further. is an innovative and interactive site that will help you get a handle on the pounds! And it is totally free.

Free Crystal Lite @ Target

According to Amy, Target has Crystal Light 3-packs by registers priced at ONLY .99. Use the $1/1 coupon or $2/2 coupon to get FREE Crystal Lite!

Free Customizable Business Cards

I found a great deal if you want to try some new business cards on for size -

These cards can be customized with your own pictures and text.

*Only one sample pack per person and be sure to check standard shipping to get your cards for FREE.

I've ordered mine, let me know if you order yours.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

AMC Free Summer Movies

We have participated in this with my daughter for as long as I can remember. It is a great (and cool), inexpensive way to catch up on some family friendly movies.
AMC Cinemas is also announcing their Summer Movie Camp. Every Wednesday from June 17 to August 5 they'll be showing kids' films. The shows will start at 10am. The admission is only $1 per person, which will be donated to charity along with concession proceeds.
And don't forget to sign up for their free Movie Watchers Club to earn points for free movies and concessions.

Don't forget Dad - Free Hallmark Card

Hallmark has offered some great freebies these past few months. Here is another one, just in time for Father's Day. Go to their site, choose any card up to $3.49, and use the code CARD4U during checkout. These cards are totally customizable and very cute. So send one to someone you love. (You will have to sign up)

You'll get your card and postage for FREE, but hurry because the last code expired fast!

Leave me a comment to let me know if you got yours!

Need plants or flowers

My friend Dawn hipped me to an interesting site that not only gives you plants and flowers for just a processing fee, but also helps people with disablities find meaningful employment. They guarentee if you are not satisfied with your plants they will replace them or refund your money, no questions asked. Looks like I will be gardeing after all!

New York & Company - sweet deal

If you are in the market for some new clothes, check out the post over here at Little People's Wealth. You could snag $100 worth of clothes for $25.00!

Free Ice Cream at Walmart

On Saturday May, 30, 2009, you could score some free ice cream. Check here to see if your local store is participating.

If your store isn't participating, don't forget you can hop on over to Baskin-Robbins for an .88 soft serve cone until May 25, 2009.

Arby's Free Wednesdays

Arby's is offering some sweet deals on Wednesdays.

Here is the Calendar:

May 13th - Free Roastburger with and soft drink purchase
May 20th - Free Chocolate Malt Swirl shake with and sandwich purchase
May 27th - Free Regular Roast Beef sandwich with any soft drink purchase

June 3rd - Free FruiTea with any sandwich purchase
June 10th - Free Roast Chicken club with any soft drink purchase
June 17th - Free Regular Sidekicker with any sandwich purchase
June 24th -Free Regular Roast Beef with any soft drink purchase

July 1st - Free Regular Beef ‘n Cheddar with any soft drink purchase
July 8th - Free Orange Cream Swirl shake with any sandwich purchase
July 15th - Free Regular Roast Beef with any soft drink purchase
July 22nd - Free Roastburger with any soft drink purchase
July 29th - Free FruiTea with any sandwich purchase

August 5th - Free Regular Roast Beef with any soft drink purchase

August 12th - Free Roast Chicken Club with any soft drink purchase
August 19th - Free FruiTea with any sandwich purchase
August 26th - Free Regular Beef ‘n Cheddar with any soft drink purchase


Kmart Doubling Coupons up to $2

Rumor has it that Kmart is doubling coupons valued up to $2 starting 5/17/09. This means a ton of almost free stuff. Please be sure to check with your store directly and get those q's ready for some great deals!

Check out my deal guru over at for more info!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Free - DiGiorno Flatbread Melts

On May 18th from 12:00a.m.--11:59p.m. EST., the first 100,000 will be able to get a coupon for FREE DiGiorno Flatbread Melts. All you'll need is go on over here to sign up and allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.

These look pretty good, so you may want to mark your calendars!

Listen to Beth Moore

Just a reminder that you can catch a new 30 minute audio study with Beth Moore every Monday HERE.

In addition to Beth's study, you can get some more spiritual encouragement from the following links:

Need some new shoes?

Check out Moms By Heart to see some great deals at Finish Line.

Friday, May 8, 2009

All New

So in a effort to re-ignite my passion for writing, I have decided to commit to posting a blog to share all the random things that come up, with you. Hopefully you will enjoy it as much as I enjoy sharing it. You will find faith, free thoughts, frugal tips and funny stories.