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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Have I ever told you...

About the time I had to strip color off of my hair? Go get a cookie,,, I'll wait.....When I was pregnant I was afraid to dye my hair.... I read in a book that it could be harmfu(obviously written by a man)...so I bought some organic hair dye made from vegetable roots or dog snot or some other such earthie goo. It turned my hair PURPLE! Since 'turnip' wasn't the look I was going for I called my hair chick and told her what I had done. After she cleaned the sweet tea off her phone receiver where she spewed it from laughing so hard, she told me to go buy some color strip/correcting concoction from Sally's Beauty Supply. It was like $749 or something outrageous like that but hey, it worked and I didn't look like a Tele-Tubby any more.


Friday, March 4, 2011

New Wal-Mart coupon Policy

Okay peeps! It looks like Wal-Mart has stepped up the game and you no longer have to wear a stripped shirt and green pants in order to redeem a coupon!! Woohoo!! No, really, it's much better than that. From what I'm reading, it appears that we will be able to use register rewards and Catalina's that print from other stores....I'm sure it will take a while to get all of the stores trained in this. But if we are all friendly and take a printed copy of THEIR coupon policy with us, it shouldn't take long.
Go HERE to view and print!

I hope to have my Wag's scenarios up tomorrow night. Let me know if any of this helps...if not, I'll stop.


Thursday, March 3, 2011

Coupon Insert schedule for 2011

2011 Sunday Coupon Insert Schedule (Smartsource Coupon Preview 2011, Redplum Coupon Preview 2011, Proctor & Gamble Coupon Preview 2011, General Mills Coupon Preview 2011) You can go here to get a listing of each coupon.

2— (2) Smart Source (2) Red Plum and General Mill
9— Smart Source and Red Plum
16 — Proctor & Gamble
23 — Smart Source and Red Plum
30 — Smart Source and Red Plum


6 — Smart Source
13 — No Inserts scheduled (Valentine’s Day)
20 — Smart Source, General Mills and Procter & Gamble
27 — Smart Source and Red Plum

6— Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble
13 — Smart Source and Red Plum
20 — Smart Source and Red Plum
27 — (2) Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble

3— No Inserts scheduled
10 — Smart Source and Red Plum
17 — Smart Source and Red Plum
24 — Smart Source and Red Plum

1 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble
8— Smart Source and Red Plum
15 — (2) Smart Source and Red Plum
22 — Smart Source and Red Plum
29 — No Inserts scheduled (Memorial Day)


5 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble
12 — Smart Source
19 — Smart Source and Red Plum
26 — Smart Source and Red Plum

3 — No Inserts scheduled (Independence Day)
10 — Smart Source and Red Plum
17 — Smart Source
24 — Smart Source and Red Plum
31 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble

7 — Smart Source and Red Plum
14 — Smart Source and Red Plum
21 — Smart Source and Red Plum
28 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble

4 — No Inserts scheduled (Labor Day)
11 — Smart Source and (2) Red Plum
18 — Smart Source and Red Plum
25 — Smart Source and Red Plum

2 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble
9 — Smart Source and Red Plum
16 — Smart Source and Red Plum
23 — Smart Source and Red Plum
30 — Smart Source and Red Plum

6 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble
13 — Smart Source and Red Plum
20 — Smart Source and Red Plum
27 — No Inserts scheduled (Thanksgiving)

4 — Smart Source, Red Plum and Procter & Gamble
11 — Smart Source and Red Plum
18 — No Inserts scheduled (Christmas)
25 — Procter & Gamble


Saturday, February 26, 2011

Back again! Excuses, excuses and sales at Walgreen's!

Yes, people. I'm back again. I'm sorry that I am such a sporadic blog poster person....but...I can't seem to help it. I post, I don't post, and then, as you you can see, I post again!
Facebook has been the main reason that I have not posted. I tend to leave quick one lined blurbs there and it requires little thought I my part....which is a good thing for me after homeschooling the girls and keeping up with daily life by 4 or 5 p.m.each day my brain is pretty much fried. That smell of burnt microwave popcorn would be my brain cells sizzling.
While fb may be the means of my communicating blurbs of needless info, it can also be a quagmire of garbage that takes hours to wade through...there is a fine line between "I should do a status update about that" and "I should talk to a therapist about that". All that to say, I've not been spending my time wisely people.
I'm going to try to do better. Here, I am going to post about some sales at Walgreens that are taking place starting tomorrow. This is meant to help my new coupon peeps that I have been helping recently.
Here is a listing of the things that Wags has on sale this week. Look over the blog and ck out monthly sales as well as the weeks sales items. Get any printables you can to match up with the sale items.
As requested, I am including my scenarios for the week.
#1 Applied Nutrition Total Body Defense
2 Motrin IB 20 ct @3.00 each
use $6/2 coupon for Motrin
use $10 rr I had from previous sale
pay only tax oop(out of pocket)
Get back $10 rr and $3 rr

#2 1 Baby Magic Lotion or wash
use $3 rr from transaction #1
pay only tax oop
get back $3 rr

#3 Colgate Total Defense $2.99
Peroxide .39 with in ad (q) coupon from this weeks flier
Super Poligrip $1.99
use Colgate $1/1 mfg (q)coupon from Wags Diabetes and You
use Wags coupon $1/1 from same booklet
use $3 rr from transaction #2
pay $3.37 oop
get back $3 rr and $2 rr

#4 Aquaphor Lip Repair $4.99
Peroxide .39 w/ in ad q
Schick Hydro Razor $8.99
Use $1/1 Aquaphor
use $2/1 Razor
use $10 rr from trans #1
pay $1.37 plus tax
get back $5 rr and $6 rr

#5 Schick Hydro $8.99
Listerine $2.99
Naso anti-drip spray gel $4.99
use $2/1 Schick
use @2/1 Listerine
use $10 rr I had from previous transaction
pay $2.97 plus tax
get back $6 rr $1 rr and $5 rr

#6 Drinking water $2.49 w/ in ad q
Jet Dry $3.49
use $1 off Jet Dry from Wag's March booklet
use $1/1 mfg q for Jet Dry
use $2.99 rr
pay .99 plus tax

In the end, I'll have $25 worth of register rewards left over to use towards other purchase. Since Walgreens carries such a wide variety of products these can be used on a lot of different items, or save them for next weeks sale. Happy shopping!


Sunday, October 10, 2010

Wag's week!

Walgreen's is the place for me this week! Today I spent $14.53 pre-tax for....2 newspapers, 2 Gillette body washes, 2 men's Nivea body washes, 2 Old Spice body washes, 3 tubes of Crest Pro-Health, 4 can's of Swanson's Chicken Broth, 1 Red Barron Pizza, a 40 count pack of Huggies, 4 pair of Knee Highs, 1 75 foot of Reynold's Wrap, 4 Right Guard Deodorants, and a pck of M&M's. WOW!! I used some register rewards, but also left with $8.50 in additional RR's! Total before Q's was $77.94.
I love coupons!
It was a good day to double up on your newspaper purchases as well!!
I'm headed back to Kroger tomorrow. I 'll shout if there is anything crazy. Don't forget they are having the MEGA-EVENT buy 10 get $5 off on MANY items.


Saturday, October 2, 2010

Sunday's inserts

There should be a General Mills insert as well as a SmartSource and Red Plum inserts this week. These vary by region. I don't get a RedPlum. Makes me very sad....anyway. I've added a new widget to the right where upon you may click to see the up and coming inserts!


Friday, October 1, 2010

This week in coupons....

I didn't take pics this week. I got in a hurry and put it all away before I thought about it. I started to dig it all back out and realized that was insanity. All in all this was a great week for me with my coupons. I had a slight set back at the Hernando Wal-Mart. As one of my friends pointed out, I obviously wasn't wearing my striped shirt.
A local store had Kraft shredded cheese on sale for $1.57, and Kraft sliced cheese on sale for $1.37. The unfortunate thing is that they won't take internet coupons because they are a sadly misinformed Mom and Pop store and thus, do not know what in the world they are missing out on. The revenue they could collect from these manufacturers is endless. Oh well. Anyway, I took my ad to a second Wal-Mart where they did graciously price match. Then I gave them my $5 off of $5 Kraft cheese items coupons. ( I had 3 of them to use) It took a while for them to figure this out. Their registers were recognizing this as a $5 off one coupon and they can not give you more than you pay for the item. Therefore it only wanted to $1.37 off of my purchase. I tried to explain this to the cashier. Imagine how well that went for a moment and when you're through laughing, return to the post......glad you had a chuckle. Anyway, she said it was because it was comped....whatevah. So take it off and charge me full price and see what happens....then it only took $2 off because that is how much their cheese was. Okay, so now to you understand. Yes,yes she did. I also explained to her that she can't give me only $2.00 off an item and then claim the full $5 from Kraft, that is coupon fraud. What they so often want to accuse the customer of. ....She understood this concept, So they price matched and then just kept scanning the coupon for $1.37 until she got tired of it which was 12 times. This meant I got $16.44 off instead of $15. I'll take it. I'll consider that mileage payment for having to drive to two Wal-Marts. I got 15 packages of shredded and sliced cheese for .38 per pack. That was a good coupon day. Wal-Mart also had an unadvertised price roll back for Goldfish and they are $1!! I had several $1 off one q's so that was another happy coupon moment.
I got 6 canisters of Clorox wipes for .50 each from Walgreen's. I also got 2 Tilex for .50 each and 2 Clorox Toilet bowl cleaners which we were slap out of, for .75 each. I had the $1 off one for the Deli Fresh lunch meat also so I got 4 of those for $1.50 each, and the Soft Soap refills for $3.50 each with q's all from Wag's as well.
All in all, it was a great coupon week. I'm looking forward to hopefully hitting CVS tomorrow to take advantage of last weeks AND this coming weeks sales. Post any really good sales you got this week in the comments. I'd LOVE to hear them!