Showing posts from January 30, 2011

CVS Coupon Matchup 2/6 - 2/12

. If you are new to shopping at CVS or just need help with some of the lingo in this post, visit my CVS 101 first.

You may also want to check out Couponing 101 if you are new to using coupons.

Get $1 in ECB for every fourth time you remember to use your "green bags".

Extra Care Bucks Deals

Hershey, Mars or Nestle valentine bag candy 2/$5
Get $1 ECB wyb 2
-$1/2 from 1/30 RP or $.75/1 printable HERE - Nestle
-$1.50/2 from 1/23 RP - M&Ms
Final Price: as low as $1.25 each

Maybelline Cosmetics: spend $15 get $5 ECB
(1) Maybelline XL Volume Lip Plumper $8.99
(1) Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Gloss $6.49
-$3 coupon from CVS coupon machine
-$5 ECB
-$2 from 2/6 RP, use two
Final Price: 2/$3.48 or $1.74 each

Select Revlon products $7.89
-$1 from 1/16 RP
-$4 ECB
Final Price: $2.89

Spend $10+ on Nivea products get $5 ECB
(4) Nivea lip balm @ $2.99 = $11.96
-B1G1 free from 2/6 RP, use two
-$5 ECB
Final Price: 4/$.98 or $.25 each

Spend $10+ on John Frieda, C…

Walgreens Coupon Matchup 2/6 - 2/12

If you are new to saving at Walgreen's read Walgreen's 101.

If you are new to using coupons read Coupons 101 first.

You will find the weekly ad in the store, you will need to pick it up to use the coupons. You can also view the ad and print the coupons. You can now print Walgreens Corporate Policy to bring along with you.

Look for the Walgreens Activity Book, and the February Coupon Book!


Snickers Peanut Butter $.49
-B1G1 free from 1/23 RP
Final Price: $.25 each

Skittles Candy $.49
-$.50/2 printable HERE
Final Price: $.25 each

Theater Size Candy 3/$3
-B2G1 free from 2/6 RP – Milky Way or 3 Musketeers
Final Price: 3/$2

Hershey’s Drops candy 2/$5
-$2/2 from February coupon booklet
-$2/2 from 1/30 SS
Final Price: $.50 each

Select Kellogg’s cereal or Pop Tarts 8-ct $1.88
-$.50-$.70 printables HERE – cereal or
-$1/2 from 2/6 RP or $1/3 printable HERE – Pop Tarts
Final Price: as low as $1.18

Starbucks coffee 12-oz $6.49
-$1.50 printable HERE
Final Price: $4.99

Select Nivea products B1G1…

iPad Winner Announced!

The CityMommy iPad giveaway has ended and I am happy to announce that lchauffe@XXXXX has won!  Linda entered thru MyBatonRougeMommy! Congrats Linda...please email me your mailing address at mybatonrougemommy@gmail
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Sorry for the lack of posts

I just wanted to give you all a heads up that everything is fine, LOL, my inlaws are in town for the weekend for 9 year old's birthday!! Because we only get to see them a few times a year, I will be posting tonight when I get a chance. I'll be back to normal posting on Monday/Tuesday. Have a great weekend.

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Sunday Coupon Preview

.This Sunday there will be a Smartsource, and a Red Plum insert in the newspaper. Check out Sunday Coupon Preview for a list of what coupons that you can expect. Please note that these may vary by region.

*The most asked questions that I get are about local newspaper inserts so here are a few answers:

How many papers should buy?

I personally buy 4-6 every Sunday depending on the amount/quality of coupons. This allows me to stock up on items that I find FREE or at rock bottom. If you can't afford to buy more than one newspaper, ask your friends/family/neighbors if you can have theirs.

Does The Advocate or Times Picayune have the best coupons?

There's no easy answer here. The Times Picayune generally has more coupons and it sometimes has the Redplum inserts that The Advocate does not contain (the RedPlum insert comes in the mail with the weekly store ads in the Baton Rouge area).

However, The Advocate does have the sought …

Retail Coupons for Your Weekend Shopping

Thanks to Your Retail Helper for these deals:
Barnes & Noble – 30% off various titles Exp 2/7 Bath & Body Works – Free Anti-Bac with $10 Purchase Exp 2/6Bath & Body Works – Free Signature Collection Travel Size item with any purchase Exp 2/22Bebe – $5 off any regular priced item Exp 02/14Bed Bath & Beyond – Sign up for email newsletter and get 20% off couponBuild A Bear – $5 off $25 Exp 2/14Children’s Place – 15% off purchase Exp 3/17The Container Store - Organized Teacher’s Program 15% off each purchaseESPRIT - 20% off purchaseExpress – Sign up for their Email Newsletter and get 15% off your next purchase. Fashion Bug – Sign up for their Email Newsletter and get 15% off your next purchase.Gap Outlet – 20% off $75 purchase Exp 2/21Gap Outlet - 15% off first purchase when you sign up for their email newsletter.Gordman’s – 20% off one item Exp 2/14Hobby Lobby – 40% off regular priced item Exp 2/5JC Penney – 20% off purchase Valid 2/6 – 2/7JC Penney – $50 off $250 jewelr…

Friday = Mega SwagBucks Day!!!


It's Mega Swag Bucks Friday! What does that mean? When you search online through Swagbucks today you will have a chance at winning higher than average bucks, for instance: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 or 500! These Swagbucks can then be turned in for fun gifts like Amazon Gift Cards - it's free money in your pocket!

Not a member of Swagbucks? Why not? It is an easy and fun to earn free money! Go here to learn more about Swagbucks and to join, plus you'll earn 3 Swagbucks for joining!

What is Swagbucks?

Swag Bucks is one of the easiest ways to earn free gifts on the web. All you do is use the Swag Bucks website as your daily internet browser. Instantly as you are searching the web you can and will win Swag Bucks. As you earn more Swag Bucks you can start trading them in for prizes. My favorite gift from the Swag Store is a $5 Amazon Gift Card and all you have to do is trade in 450 Swag Bucks for it!

How to Swag easier?

For the easiest Swagging expe…

Find Out How to "Stretch Your Budget" on WWL-TV Tonight at 5pm

I totally forgot to put a post about this, but if you're in the New Orleans area you can catch me tonight on WWL-TV at 5pm for a segment called "Stretching Your Budget". I will also be on next Thursday at the same time.

I will post a link as soon as they post it online.

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Enter My Ongoing Giveaways

Win an iPad courtesy of (Ends tomorrow 2/4 at noon CST)

Coffee-Mate Ultimate coffeehouse experience giveaway (Ends tomorrow 2/4 at noon CST)

$20 Discovery Toys giveaway (Ends 2/14 noon CST)
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Reminder: Free Coffee-Mate Tomorrow 2/4

Make sure that you Like Coffee-Mate on facebook because tomorrow 2/4, they are offering FREE FLAVOR FRIDAY! They will be giving away 100,000 coupons for a free bottle of COFFEE-MATE. You can register for your coupon on Free Flavor Friday at the COFFEE-MATE Facebook page. This promotion is a one-day-only event and free product is limited!

Don’t forget to “LIKE My Baton Rouge Mommy” while you’re there!

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75% off Sketchers + $2.95 Shipping

Today 6pm has Sketchers up to 75%!!

Today only, takes up to 75% off Skechers Kids boys' and girls' shoes! Prices are as low as $8. Plus, shipping adds a flat-rate of $2.95 (down from $6.95).

Several styles may have limited sizes and colors available.
Here are some of the better deals:

•Skechers Kids Girls' Twinkle Toes Shuffles Double Up Sneakers for $9.25
•Skechers Kids Boys' Scanner Russ Oxford Shoes for $14.95
•Skechers Kids Infant Girls' Sporty Shorty Shuffles Vibrance Sneakers for $14.95
•Skechers Kids Boys' Combine Mid High Top Sneakers for $15.05
•Skechers Kids' Girls' Sporty Shorty Windbreakers Sneakers for $16.45
Thanks My Dallas Mommy!

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EXPIRED - *HOT COUPON ALERT* $2.50/1 Jose Ole ANY Product - Will Be Available at Noon CST

Dear Wholly Guacamole,
Keep these AWESOME coupons coming!!!
Your blogger friend, Maggie

Starting at 12pm CST- Wholly Quacamole will again release a super hot coupon on their Homegating HQ site. This one will be $2.50/1 off ANY Jose Ole product.

NOTE- The current coupon available is $1.00 off. At noon—CST that coupon will change to the $2.50 and be available for a limited time. After the allotted coupons are downloaded, the coupon will go back to the $1.00 offer.

These will go quickly so get there early!!

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Albertsons Coupon Matchup 2/2 - 2/8


If you are new to couponing you may want to read Coupons 101. Did you know that you can print coupons right on Albertsons site?

*Remember to use the $5 off $50 coupon included in this week's flyer to save even more!

3 day sale (Friday - Sunday only)

*Remember to use the $5 off $50 coupon - must use after all store and manufacturer coupons

T-Bone steaks $5.99/lb
Large cherries $2.99/lb
Ozarka water 24 pack $2.99 (Limit 2)


Hass avocados 2/$1.00 (Limit 6)
Asparagus 2/$5.00
Grape tomatoes $1.99
Pink Lady apples $0.99
Green onions $0.69
Large Navel Oranges $1.29/lb
Yellow onions 2/$5.00
Lemons 3/$1.00
5lb bag Butter Gold potatoes $1.99


Boneless, skinless chicken breasts $1.49/lb
Baby back ribs $2.97/lb
85% Lean ground beef $2.99/lb
Boneless pork roast $2.99/lb

Johnsonville Bratwurst 2/$5.00
(1/23 SS) save $1.00/2
Final Price, $2.00

Other Weekly Deals

Wonder hot dogs & hamburger buns 8ct. $0.88

12 pack coke products 4/$10.88 (Limit 4)

Hefty Plates 50ct, bowls 30ct, or EZ Grip cups 30ct $…

Gap: 25% off Today Only

Today only Gap is offering 25% off of their Women's Men's and Maternity Styles.  Enter coupon code GAPSAVE25 at checkout.  This offer is only good today, so head over now to get the best selection!

Thanks, MyMilwaukeeMommy!

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Reader Find: HOT NyQuil, DayQuil and Vicks Deal at Walgreens

One of my readers Marissa passed along this deal that I forgot to add in this week's Walgreens matchup:

DayQuil, Nyquil or Vicks cold medicines $5.00 each
Get $5 RR wyb $15 or $10 RR wyb $20
Use the $1.50/1 and $1.00/1 Vicks, NyQuil and DayQuil coupons from the (1/30 & 1/16 P&G)

Deal looks like:

Buy (4) NyQuil/ Dayquil = $20
Use (4) $1.50/1 coupons - $6.00
Pay $14
Get $10 RR
Final Price, $4.00/4 or $1.00 each!!

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Another Chance to Get a Free Clairol Nice N' Easy Color Blend Foam - Today 2/2 8pm CST

If you originally missed out on this freebie, no worries because you'll have another chance today. Clairol will be giving away 10,000 boxes of Nice N' Easy Color Blend Foam daily on their Facebook page beginning at 8pm CST. Limit one per household or name.

Get there early for the best chance at getting this FREEBIE!

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Your Chance to Win Gillette Venus Razors all Day on Facebook 2/2

Gillette Venus is giving away FREE razors all day on their facebook page! They are asking questions “Check the Just Gillette Venus” wall for the question – then click over to their wall “Gillette Venus and Others” to post your answer!!

Sure it's a long shot, but worth it I suppose if you win!

Thanks STL Mommy!

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Upcoming CVS Deals - Print Your Coupons Now!!

Starting Sunday, February 6th you can score these really great deals at CVS. Print your coupons now before they're gone:

Zantac 150 24 ct or Zantac 75 30 ct, $8.99 = $3 ECB (limit 1)
Printable $5/1 Any Zantac Product
Pay $3.99 get back a $3 ECB = $0.99!

Excedrin 20-24 ct, $1.99
Printable $1/1 Excedrine Product or 12/5 SS
Final Price: $0.99 each!

Thanks My Dallas Mommy

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The Winner of the $100 Tea Collection Children's Clothing Giveaway is.....

Congrats Lesli S. on being the winner of my $100 Tea Collection children's clothing giveaway!! 
Thanks so everyone who entered!
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Available Again: Free Natural Cut Fries at Wendy's

I'm so glad that this is back!!

Head over to print a coupon to get a FREE order of Wendy's Natural Cut fries. If you haven't tried them yet, you'll be surprised because they rock!!

Remember to print two coupons per coupon by hitting the back button 2 or 3 times after printing your first coupon.

Thanks Freebies4Mom!

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Discovery Toys $20 Gift Credit Giveaway - Ends 2/14 Noon CST

This giveaway is courtesy of Angelice Tyson, an Educational Leader for Discovery Toys from East Baton Rouge Parish.

Founded by an early childhood educator in 1978, Discovery Toys continues to grow from a passion for education. Today, it is the leader in learning toys for early childhood education as the foremost direct marketing company of its kind in the category.

The company’s toys, books, games, and music categories are sold by age-appropriate groups:
* infant: 0 - 12 months
* toddler: 1 - 3 years
* preschool: 3 - 5 years
* school years: 5 - 8 yearsBest in class, Discovery Toys combines multiple levels of learning in every toy and safety and quality standards beyond the national standards.

Their learning toys, featured in their seasonal catalogs, are designed for every child. In the Catalog, they include an Autism development chart for each of their toys that addresses six general areas of Autism learning and are labeled with these letter designations:

Toys to develop independent …