Wednesday, March 31, 2010

This weeks ad match ups 3/31-4/8 Winn Dixie, Rouses, Greer's

Here's the new Winn Dixie  over at SouthernSavers.


Louisiana Strawberries $1.98
Blue Bell Half Gallon $3.83
-$1/1 printable here click on the ice cream scoop
Cure 81 Ham $1.99


Skinless boneless chicken breast $1.98
Whole Boneless Pork Loin $1.98
Hunt's Ketchup $1 (in store special)

Like always, I've only posted what I think are the best deals for Rouse's and Greer's/Food Tiger.

Coupon Giveaway winner is...........

Ellen Acker Havard! Ellen was our 100th fan on Facebook! Congrats Ellen!

Watch House of Collums for more giveaways soon!

Brita Faucet Mounted Water Filter Cheap at Target!

Good price on Brita faucet mounted water filter at Target right now!
Faucet Filtration System

Brita faucet mounted water filter price cut $17.49
-$5/1 Brita coupon here
-$5/1 Target Brita coupon here

Total OOP: $8.49

Look for boxes with the mail in rebate! $5 mail in rebate when you buy this water filter that makes the final cost $3.49! That's a lot cheaper than a case of bottled water!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Mailbox Surprises!

I just love surprises in the mailbox! I got my $15 rebate from Enfamil, two $5 coupons form Pampers and 2 coupons for free Iams dog food!

Publix ad match 4/5-4/13

The Publix ad match is up over at iheartpublix! Don't forget the new ad DOES NOT start until 4/5 because Publix will be closed for Easter.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Diaper Deals!

Crystal has this week's diaper deal up! I'm so glad she puts all of this together! Thanks Crystal!

Deal 1Buy :
Huggies Diapers or Pull Ups Jumbo pack $11.99
Lysol No Touch Hand Soap System 50% off (reg. $14.99) $7.49
Small filler if needed $0.55
-$5 off $20 PRINT (available by watching videos)
-$2/1 Huggies Diaper 
PRINT (Store Coupon)
-$3/1 any Huggies Diapers
-$5 off Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap System, starter kit SS 3/28
-$1 off Lysol No Touch 
PRINT (store coupon)
You pay $3.48-$4.03 + tax OOP
 Deal 2 (if your store will allow overage from Schick coupon)Buy :
Huggies Diapers or Pull Ups Jumbo pack $11.99
Veet products B1G1 starting at $6.99 ( you have to buy both)
Schick Disposable Razor 2 ct Trial Size $1.29
-$5 off $20 PRINT (available by watching videos)
-$2/1 Huggies Diaper 
PRINT (Store Coupon)
-$3/1 any Huggies Diapers
-TWO $3 off any Veet Product 
-$3/1 Schick SS 3/21

You pay $1.27 + tax OOP

Busy Weekend!

We had and EXTREMELY busy weekend, so I did not get a picture of my Publix haul from Saturday. I spent $47 and saved $102! I'm working on a weekly totals sheet so ya'll can see what I'm spending my money on.

New Week...New Ad matchups!

So here are this week's matchups! I'm so thankful to Wild for Wags, Totally Target and I Heart Saving for all their hard work! I don't know how these ladies do it!



Rite Aid


Lots of great deals this week at Walgreens and Target! Lots of "Free" stuff and Register Rewards! So make sure you check it out!

Friday, March 26, 2010

Today's Deals!

Here's what all I got today:

Rite Aid Diaper Deal:

2-Huggies Diapers $8.99
-$2 Rite Aid Video coupon x2
-$3 Huggies coupon printable (reached print limit)x2
2-Huggies Wipes 2/$5
-$1/1 Huggies coupon (I got these for emailing Huggies and saying I liked their products!)

-$5/$20 Rite Aid video coupon

Total OOP: $5.98 + tax

Target Trip #1:

4- Gillette Body Wash
-$4/2 any gillette body wash or deodorant P&G 2/7
2- Gillette Deodorant
-$3/1 gillette deodorant P&G 2/7
2- Herbal Essence Shampoo and Conditioners AND 2 Herbal Essence styling products(had FREE trial size attached too!)
-BOGO Herbal Essence Shampoo and get Herbal Essence styling product free
-$1/1 Herbal Essence product 3/7 Smart Source
1- Reach dental floss
-$1/1 reach dental floss
1-Gillette Shaving Cream and 1 Gillette Body wash
-$1/1 Gillette shaving cream
-BOGO Gillette shaving cream and get gillette bodywash free P&G 2/21

Total OOP: $4.55 + tax

AWESOME Deals on Razors, shaving cream and body wash at Target NOW!

You heard it here first! Right now at Target (d'Iberville) you can get Gillette Fusion Power Razors, a can of Gillette Fusion Shaving Cream (make sure it rings up right!) and a large bottle of Gillette bodywash for $3!!!!

Here's how it works:

Gillette Fusion Power Razor clearance priced to $4.97
-$4/1 P&G 02/07/10
Gillette Fusion Shaving Cream Price cut $2.99 (had a sign but did not ring up so be careful!)
-$1/1 shaving cream P&G 02/07/10
-Buy any Gillette Shave Prep and get Gillette Body Wash FREE 2/21/10

So you pay $2.96 plus tax for all 3 items!

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Greer's/Food Tiger Ad matchup 3/24-3/30

This is a first! Here are the matchups for Greer's/Food Tiger for this week! Just like Rouse's I don't have the entire sale paper listed, only the sales with coupons available and anything that I think is a good price.

Hamburger Helper $1
-$0.75/3 printable here
-$0.75/3 SS 03-07-10

Hunt's Ketchup 24 oz. $1

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Items you should never pay full price for AGAIN!

This is a great list that Jenny over at SouthernSavers has posted about items you should never have to pay full price for again!

Products that are free or really close to it!

Antiacid                             Floss
Band-aids                          Mouthwash
Cough Drops                     Razors
First Aid Cream                 Shampoo
Pain-Relievers                    Shaving Cream
Anti-Bacterial Soap            Soap
Deodorant                          Toothbrush
Lotion                                Toothpaste
Petroleum Jelly                   Air Freshener

Free Spring Cleaning package from SC Johnson

GO here to sign up for a free spring cleaning pack from SC Johnson!

Coupon copying is ILLEGAL!

If I haven't said this before I want to make sure I say it now...It is NOT nor has it ever been ok to copy/scan a coupon and use it. This is illegal and can cause you MANY problems not to mention ruin couponing for others. If you've done it once and it was an honest mistake, DON'T DO IT AGAIN because now you know.

Rouses Weekly Matchup 3/24-3/30

As always, I have not listed the entire Rouse's ad this week. I just don't have time to list everything. Below are the best deals that I see. Be sure to check out Rouse's ad to see their entire sale! 

If you see something I missed please let me know!

Skinless Boneless Chicken Breast $1.96 lb
Hillshire Farms ULtra Thin Deli Select lunchmeat 2/$7
-$0.35/1 RP 3-14-10
Kraft Chunk Cheese $1.97

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Matchups this week 3/21-3/27

Here are the matchups for this week! Thanks to iheartsavingmoney! I don't know how she gets it done so fast!



Rite Aid

Don't forget about the deal on Diapers at Rite Aid I posted the other day here that is good starting today! There are SCR's available on the wipes too! So you're out of pocket after coupons and SCR's could be even less!

Target  (thanks totallytarget!)

Saturday, March 20, 2010


There are 3...that's right 3 places to get the $3 Huggies coupons right now! I printed from all 3 places last night!

Become a Huggies fan on Facebook by going here and get $3 coupons.

Go here and get two more $3 coupons!

And finally over here and get two more $3 coupons!

There is a good deal right now at Rite Aid on diapers (good until TODAY!):

Buy (1) Mega pack of Huggies get the 2nd 1/2 off. Here's how it would work:

(2) Mega pack $17.99 and $8.99
-$2/1 Rite Aid video values coupon (go here to sign up and get yours) x2
-$3/1 printable coupon x2
-$5/$20 Rite Aid video values coupon

Total OOP: $11.98 + tax That's like getting the second pack free!

Or save your coupon and use starting Sunday 3/21 for this deal at Rite Aid (if we have the wipes coupon in tomorrow's paper):

(2) Huggies Diapers $8.99 each
(2) Huggies Wipes $5/2
-$5/$20 Rite Aid video values coupon
-$2 Rite Aid Video Values Huggies coupon x2
-$3 printable coupon x2
- $0.75 Huggies Wipes coupon 3/21 SS (not sure we'll have this) x2

Total OOP: $6.48 + tax 

+ Get (2) SCRs for a total of $2
= $4.50 TOTAL 

Friday, March 19, 2010

Free DVD from the History Channel

The History Channel is offering a free DVD to Teachers and Homeschoolers, America the story of us. Go here to fill out your form and request your free copy.

Thanks to Money Saving Mom for finding this great deal!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Free Meds at Publix! I learn something everyday!

So while blog hopping again this afternoon I came across one that said Publix offers free 14 day supply of medications! What!? Who's ever heard of that? So I wen to check it out on there website. Apparently they are also now offering free Diabetes meds too! Go here to read all about it! Thanks to iheartpublix!

Here's what it said:

Publix Pharmacy

Good news.

Select oral antibiotics are free.

At Publix, we’re always looking for ways to make your life easier. And helping you manage healthcare costs is no exception. That’s why we’re pleased to tell you that some commonly prescribed generic oral antibiotics are free at your neighborhood Publix Pharmacy. To take advantage of this great deal, all you have to do is bring in your prescription for any of the medications below, and we’ll give you up to a 14-day supply at no cost to you—regardless of your prescription insurance provider or the number of prescriptions you need filled.
  • Amoxicillin
  • Ampicillin
  • Cephalexin (capsules and suspension only)
  • Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim (SMZ-TMP)
  • Ciprofloxacin (excluding Ciprofloxacin XR)
  • Penicillin VK
  • Doxycycline Hyclate (capsules only)
  • Erythromycin Stearate and Ethylsuccinate

Free Copycat Cookbook downloads from Money Saving Mom

I just found some awesome FREE Copycat cookbook downloads over at Money Saving Mom. Here are the links to get yours! Thanks Crystal!

Volume I
Volume II
Volume III

Winn Dixie Matchups 3/17-3/23

Here are the Winn Dixie matchups from My Baton Rouge Mommy!

Publix is adding coupons to their website!

It was announced yesterday that Publix will be adding coupons to their website, powered by! That is awesome! You can read the story here.

More printable coupons!

Only my regular morning blog hopping and ran across a bunch of coupons!

Laundry care coupons here (thanks iheartpublix!)
Glade coupons here
Simply Go-Gurt $1.10/1 here
If I come across more I'll update!

Exclusive Kraft coupons for Publix

Here are some Kraft coupons only good at Publix! Some will be good for sales this week. Click here to get yours!

Thanks iheartpublix!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Menu Planning and freezer cooking Part 1

Husband: "Hey Hun, what's for dinner?    Me: "Umm..... I don't know."   Husband: "You just went shopping yesterday."  Me:"yeah, and man I got some deals!"   Husband: "Well then what's for dinner?"  Me: "I don't know."

After all my grocery shopping each week when I bring in bags upon bags of groceries the question of "What's for dinner?" is often what I'm greeted with upon my return. Have you ever been caught in that little trap of a full pantry and freezer but still nothing to cook? Then you need to start menu planning and stockpiling!

Menu planning is one of the easiest ways to start saving your family money and time. Just like couponing, menu planning takes a little time in the beginning but you will eventually be able to do plan your meals in a snap. First things first:
  1. Go through your freezer and pantry and make a list of what you have
  2. Make a list of all the meals YOUR family loves to eat.
  3. Start a shopping list of what you need to complete your  menu.
Everyone plans their meals differently. I generally plan mine for two weeks at a time because that is our pay schedule and I also base it on what I have on hand. For example, when I look at my list of items on hand and I see ground beef, noodles and spaghetti sauce I know I have a the makings of Cavatini and all I need to do is add mozzarella cheese to my shopping list.  That's one dinner down 13 more to go!

Print out a calendar or go here to download some great menu planning tools provided by Money Saving Mom. Fill in as many of the squares as you can with what you have on hand. Make a list as you go of anything you may need at the store to complete these meals.

Recipes: Homemade Mac and cheese

I usually promote saving money in any way shape or form, but this recipe is just too good to not pass along! My Mother in Law, Hope, makes possibly the world's BEST mac and cheese. It's not that boxed stuff that we get for $0.25 using our coupons, but it is wonderful, cheesy goodness that only a seasoned cook can make. I have that recipe and use it from time to time, BUT one night while eating with our dear friends, Will and Dawn, I was handed a plate full of what looked like my mother in law's mac and cheese. But I was wrong! It was much simpler and just as tasty!

This is my go to recipe for Sunday dinners and cookouts. I use my cheap mac and cheese for weeknight dinners.


Dawn's Mac and Cheese

2 1/2 c. milk
2 c. shredded cheddar cheese (mild or sharp)
1 1/2 c. noodles, UNCOOKED
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use some non stick spray on a 9 x 13 baking dish. Layer the ingredients (3/4 c. noodles, 1 1/4 c. milk, 1 c. cheese, salt and pepper; repeat) Bake for 1 hour.

Trust me! The noodles will be perfectly cooked and wonderfully cheesy!

A fairytale remembered

My dear friend Marsi is about to get married and she's writing a blog all about Second Chance Brides. Marsi has this wonderfully witting sense of humor and she brings all of this to her blog about preparing for the big day! Go check her out!

Monday, March 15, 2010

Cheap Huggies diapers at Rite Aid!

Crystal has a great deal on diapers at Rite Aid posted! Go check it out here. Less than $5 for diapers, cereal and a few other things!

Target Trip 3/15

I ran with my girls to Target this morning to get a few things that we needed and ended up landing some great deals!

Here's what I got:
(Not pictured a 40 lb bag of Pedigree dog wouldn't fit on top of my freezer!)
4-Kelloggs Mini wheats 4/$10 
- $1.50/2 any Kelloggs cereal printable (print limit reached) x2
received $5 gift card AND two of the boxes have $5 of coupons inside!

4- Campbell's Cream of chicken soup 4/$3

2- Oral B Stages toothbrushes $1.99
-$1/1 oral b stages toothbrush or Colgate toothpaste Target printable x2
-$1/1 Oral b toothbrush coupon PG 2/7/10 x2

1- Market Pantry Sugar 4 lb $1.99

2- Johnson and Johnson Soap buddies $0.97
-$1/1 any J and J baby product x2 printable here

2- Kelloggs fruit snacks $1.89
-$1/1 any Kelloggs fruit snack printable here (must register)

1-Playtex 50 count bottle liners $5.49
-$1/1 coupon (found in Playtex bottles)

1- Gillette Clinical strength deodorant $1.99
-$2/1 coupon (found in hubby's razors)

2- Dannon Danimals Smoothies $1.89
-$1/1 SS 2/28/10 x2
(not sure if we got these in South MS I got them from my sister-in-law in Atlanta

1- 40 lb bag Pedigree Adult dog food $19
-$2/1 pedigree dog food printable (don't remember where..sorry!)

Total before coupons: $54.95
-$1.90 leftovers on a previous GC
After Coupons: $39.47

Sunday, March 14, 2010

P&G $100 coupon booklet

P&G $100 coupon booklet is available when you spend $50 between February 1st-April BEFORE COUPONS! So that is an awesome deal! Keep all your receipts and go here to print out your form!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Rite Aid Trip 3/13

Went by Rite Aid to use my BOGO Covergirl coupons and get some cheap diapers. Ended up with only 1 pack of diapers because they were totally out of Allyson's size but that's ok because I got a raincheck!

Here's how it went:

8- various Covergirl products priced between $5.99-$15.99 BOGO
-4 BOGO Covergirl coupons 2/7 PG
1-Pampers Baby dry jumbo pack $9.99
-$1.50 any pampers diapers

-$5/$25 Rite Aid coupon

Before coupons: $80.31
After coupons: $3.49 plus tax ($6.43)

Saved: 95.65%

Now my Mom went with me and did even better!

10- various Covergirl products priced between $5.99-$15.99 BOGO
-5 BOGO Covergirl coupons 2/7 PG
1- Pantene Conditioner $3

-$3/$15 Rite Aid coupon

Total before coupons:$66.10
After coupons: FREE!!!! paid only tax $2.37

SAVED: 100%

CVS Trip 3/13

Yes this is my 2nd trip to CVS in 24 hours! But it was worth it!

2- Cascade 2/$5.97 get $1 ECB
-$1/1 Home made simple mailer
1- CVS paper towel
-$1/1 CVS coupon printed at machine
-$2 ECB

Total before coupons: $7.26
Total after coupons: $3.26

Publix Trip 3/13

My Mom and I headed out to Publix early this morning...made a few pit stops at garage sales too! Here's what I Publix! Let me apologize now I didn't keep my list of where I got my coupons! Sorry!

6- Lipton Decaf. Tea $3.99 BOGO (raincheck)
-6 $1/1 coupons Healthy Lifestyles flyer
6- Yoplus yogurt $2.50 BOGO
-6 $1/1 various
12- Earth's Best Baby Food $0.99 BOGO
-2 $1/6 printable
4- Del Monte Fruit Chillers
-4 $1/1 printable
5- Kraft Scooby Doo Mac & Cheese
-1 $1/5 printable
2- Capri Sun $1.99
2- Enfamil Premium (large cans) and 1 Enfamil Easy packs (FREE!) $24.95
- $5 catalina from Winn Dixie
-$7/2 Publix coupon
- BOGO Buy 1 Large Enfamil can and get 1 Enfamil Easy pack free ($9.99 value)

-$10/$50 Winn Dixie catalina

Total before coupons:$134.48
Total after coupons: $56.67

Saved: 57.86%

Friday, March 12, 2010

CVS Trip 3/12/10

Had a great trip to CVS this morning..helped to offset the HORRIBLE trip to Target at Bel Air Mall in Mobile. Anyway, here what I got:

2- Gillette Men's shampoo 2/$6.97 and get $2 ECB
-$2/1 shampooo (found in Fusion razor package) x2

2- Dawn Hand Renewal soap $0.97 ea.
-$1/1 Dawn Hand renewal soap from Home Made simple mailer x2

1-CVS paper towl
-$1/1 CVS paper towl (printed at machine when I went in)

2- Sure deodorant for Men clearance $1.50
-$1.50/1 Sure deodorant (not sure what insert they are from because my SIL sent them from Atlanta!)

Total before coupons: $13.20
Total after coupons: $3.20 plus tax
Like paying $1.20 if you subtract the $2 ECB!

BONUS: On the Sure deodorant there was a try me free coupon! Can't submit both because of all the fine print but I'll end up making $1.50!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

You know you're a thrifty shopper when....

I took my oldest daughter Molly to spend her birthday gift card from her grandparents at Wally World this morning and where does she go first?.............the clearance toy section! ha ha ha I'm raising a thrifty shopper!

Upcoming deodorant deal at CVS!

With summer coming you're going to need to stock up on this deal.....Deodorant for $0.15 each at CVS starting Sunday 3/14! Jenny over at Southern Savers has it all mapped out for you! Go check it out here!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

CVS Deals 3/7-3/13

I was going to type up this long list of stuff and then I remember Michelle over at iheartsavingmoney had already done that! So go check out her list!

Thanks Michelle!

What's in the Bible? Giveaway over at A Few Short Cuts

Amanda over at A Few Short Cuts is giving away What's in the Bible? DVD's. Head over there by clicking here and enter for your chance to win!

Rouses Weekly Matchup 3/10-3/16

Like always I only post the deals I find with Rouse's that have coupon matchups.....this week there was a grand total of................ONE!

Here it is:

Zatarain's Rice mixes 10/$10
-$1/4 RP 1/24/10
You pay $0.75 a box!

Also, a friend told me that Rouse's carries those Marcel Paper Towels that we all have coupons for! We've gotten them several times, most recently this past Sunday 3/7. Don't know the price exactly but you could score FREE to Cheap paper towels!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Target Deals

Here are some Target deals available NOW! There are several more. I'll keep adding them throughout the day.

Connect 4 game $10.09
-Target coupon $3/1 here
-Hasbro coupon $4/1 here
You pay $3.09!

Huggies Jumbo pack diapers (ends 3/13)
-Target coupon $1.50/1 here
-printable coupon $2/1 here (use 30187 zip code)
You pay $5.49!

Johnson & Johnson Soap Buddies $0.97
-$1/1 any Johnson & Johnson baby product here or here
You get it free!

Soft Scrub Total $3.97
-$1/1 Target coupon here
-$1.50/1 printable here
You pay $1.29!

Keebler Wheatables $1.99 ea
-$1 off Keebler Wheatables Parade Magazine 3/07
You pay $0.99!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Target Deals 3/1

After my trip to Rite Aid I headed over to Target! So glad I did! I LOVE the Target on Schilllinger Road in Mobile! They are so easy to deal with compared to my local Target (it's new and they are still learning!)

Here's what I got:

2- Purex Hypoallergenic laundry detergent $4.99
-BOGO RP 2/21
4- Gillette Body wash $1.79
-$4/2 PG 2/21
-$2/1 any gillette body wash (in Fusion razor cartridge box) (x2)
3- Gillette Clinical Strength deodorant $1.79
- $3/1 clinical strength deodorant PG 2/21 (x3)
2- Gillette All in One hair and body wash $1.79
-$4/2 PG 2/21
1- Venus Embrace razor $4.99 and Olay body wash $5.50
- $2/1 PG 2/7
-Free Olay body wash wyb a Venus Razor PG 2/7
3- Fusion razors $4.99 
- $4/1 any Fusion Razor PG 2/7 (x3)

Total before coupons:$51.55
Total OOP: $6.06

That's 88% saved!

Rite Aid Deal 3/1

I got some great deals at Rite Aid tonight! A big thank you to Carole at Rite Aid at Airport and Snow Road in Mobile! You Rock! That was the most pleasant shopping experience I've had in a long time! Thank you!

Here's what I did:

1- Huggies Jumbo pack $11.99
- $2/1 Huggies coupon printable (no longer available)
1- Gillette Fusion shaving cream $1.99 (it's a smaller can but no a travel size)
- $1/1 P&G 2/7
2- Carefree Ultra panytliners $0.99 each
- $1/1 printable (x2) printable here
4- travel size Herbal Essence shampoo and conditioners and 4 regular size styling products
- BOGO (any size any price) P&G 2/21 (I think!)
 (you buy the trial size and get the full size free!)
1- Gillette Body Wash for Men
- Buy Fusion shave prep get Gillette body wash free P&G 2/21

- $5/$20 from Rite Aid Video Values here (look for video values link)

Total before coupons: $43.87
Total OOP: $9.92 plus tax

That's a 77% saved!