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Helpful Tips On Saving Money Through Energy

10 Tips to Save Energy TodayEasy low-cost and no-cost ways to save energy and money.

1. Install a programmable thermostat to keep your house comfortably warm in the winter and comfortably cool in the summer.

2. Use energy efficient light bulbs with the ENERGY STAR® label.

3. Air dry dishes instead of using your dishwasher's drying cycle.

4. Turn off your computer and monitor when not in use.

5. Plug home electronics, such as TVs and DVD players, into power strips; turn the power strips off when the equipment is not in use (TVs and DVDs in standby mode still use several watts of power).

6. Lower the thermostat on your hot water heater to 120°F.

7. Take short showers instead of baths.

8. Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes.

9. Caulk, seal, and weather strip all seams, cracks, and openings to the outside.

10. Look for the ENERGY STAR® label on home appliances and products. ENERGY STAR® products meet strict efficiency g…

Coupons To Use At Target On Black Friday

If your hitting up Target on Black Friday you may want to print these coupons now for extra savings.

Women's 2-Pc. Gilligan & O'Malley Knit Sleep Set - $10.00
Women's 2-Pc. Gilligan & O'Malley Sleep Set - $10.00 *
Women's Licensed Fleece Sleep Pants - $10.00
-use $3/1 Women's Sleepwear Target Coupon
Final Price:  $7

Women's Crew Sweater - $12.00 *
Women's V-Neck Sweater - $12.00 *
-use $4/1 Women's Sweater Target Coupon
Final Price:  $8

Men's Merona 1/4-Zip Sweater - $18.00
-use 20% off Men's Merona Apparel Item
Final Price:  $14.40

Men's Merona 2-Pc. Sleep Set - $10.00 *
-use 20% off Men's Merona Apparel Item
Final Price:  $8

Men's Merona Cozy Robe - $20.00
-use 20% off Men's Merona Apparel Item
Final Price: $16

Select Pearl Boxed Gifts - $12.50
Select Sterling Silver Earrings - $12.50
-use 20% off Jewelry Item
Final Price:  $10

Room Essentials 10-Pc. Photo Frame Set (Black) - $12.00
Room Essentials 10-Pc. Photo Frame Set (Es…

Walgreens Coupon Matchup 11/13 - 11/19

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 November Coupon Book!


Palmolive Dish Liquid $0.89
Use $0.25/1 Palmolive Dish Liquid 11/13/2011
Final Price:  $0.64 each after coupon

Duck Bubble Wrap $1.99
Use $1/1 Duck Bubble Wrap 11/13/2011
Final Price: $0.99 each after coupon

Smart Balance Butter $1.99
Use $1/1 Smart Balance Product
Final Price: $0.99 each after coupon

Jimmy Dean Bowl $1.99
Use $0.55/1 Jimmy Dean Sandwich or Bowl (IE) Printable (FF)
Final Price: $1.44 each after copuon

Nabisco Crackers 2/$5
Use $1/2 Nabisco Crackers 11/13/2011 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2011)
PLUS $1/2 Nabisco Crackers Walgreens IVC
Final Price: $1.50 each after coupons

Emerald Nuts $5.99 (BOGO Free)
Use $1.50/2…

CVS Coupon Matchup 11/13 - 11/19

. 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. Make sure you print their coupon policy and keeping in your coupon binder.

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

Ajax Dish liquid 34 oz $1.99 (Limit 1)
Get $1 ECB
October All You save $0.50
Final Price, $0.49

Gillette Cartridges 4-12ct, shave gel or cream (Limit 1)
Get $2 ECB
(10/30 P&G) save $5.00/1 Gillette Fusion ProGlide wyb Cartridge
(10/30 P&G) save $1.00/1 Gillette Fusion Shave Prep
Final Price, varies

CVS Facial Cleansing Power brush kit, CVS facial brush replacement head 1ct $6.99 (Limit 1)
Get $2 ECB
Final Price, $4.99

Almay Cosmetics excludes clearance (Limit 1)
(10/9 Walmart Ad) $1.00/1
Final Price, varies

Suave, Dove or Caress deal (Limit 1)
Get $3 ECB wyb $10
Caress Body Wash $3.00
(11/13 RP) save $0.25


Cricut Cake Personal Electronic Cutter $79.99 ($400)

This is a SUPER HOT deal for my cake decorating buddies! Right now Amazon has the Cricut Cake Personal Electronic Cutter, Kitchen Red for $79.99 (retail price $399.99) + $19.75 shipping.

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HOT COUPON: $2.00/1 Udi's Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns

Hurry and print this HOT coupon to save $2.00 off one Udi's Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns! I'm almost positive that you can find these at Whole Foods.

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Target's Black Friday Ad!!

. Thanks!
Target's Black Friday Ad is out and here are the best of:

Westinghouse VR-4625 46" 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV $298
Samsung 32” 60Hz 720p LCD HDTV $277.99
Element 40" 60Hz 1080p LCD HDTV $265.00
Apple iPod Touch 8GB + $40 Gift card $195
Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G is on sale for $85
Sony Play Station 3 160GB Bundle w/2 Games, 30-Day Playstation Plus Membership $199.00
Acer Aspire One 10.1" Netbook w.1GB RAM, 250GB HD $175.00
TomTom VIA 1505M GPS Navigation System $89.00
Digital Decor 7" Slim Digital Photo Frame (Black) $29.99
Memorex DVD Player $19.99
6.5-Ft. Prelit Artificial Colorado Spruce Tree $30.00
Dyson DC24 Multi Floor Ultra Lightweight Ball Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner $279.00
Movies starting at $1.99

Check out the a full list of the deals below (doorbusters are marked with an *). To check out the ad scan, go HERE:


Armor All 8-Pc. Car Lover's Gift Set $15.00
Megular 6-Pc. Premium Care Gift Set $15.00

Clothing …

Trade in Your Old Phone or Electronics for an Amazon Gift Card

Would you like some extra cash for Christmas? If you have an old phone or electronics, you may be in luck.

Right now you can trade in your old phone or electronics in exchange for an Amazon gift card. It looks like you can make up to $300 on an iPhone 4.

Now use your Amazon Gift Card to purchase your Christmas gifts. Gotta love that!

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Buy 3 Stila Travel Palettes @ $11 Each - Get 1 FREE

My friend Coila and I went to Sephora last night for their 20% off event and we were checking these palettes out but decided not to buy them because they were too pricey. Well imagine my surprise to get an email about this deal today!

In celebration of 11/11/11, Stila is giving us 4 travel palettes ($62 value each) for $33!!

Basically when you add any 4 of these to your cart (will be $11 each) then use the promo code NOV11 at checkout, it will take the price of 1 palette off. Keep in mind that you will have to pay $5.95 shipping.

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*SUPER HOT* 6pm $11 Sale + FREE Shipping

6pm is celebrating 11/11/11 by giving everyone a whole lotta $11 Deals - literally 1000's of items to choose from! PLUS right now at 6pm you get free shipping on every order!

For instance, the Pink Emily Romantic Soles pictured above are $11 (reg. $45) and you can even get a Juicy Couture - Ana Capri bathing suit for only $11 per piece for a total of $22 (retail price $135)!!

There are way to many good finds to list so head over and take a look for yourself!

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Little Tikes 4 Hour Sale - Cozy Convertible $34.99 (reg. $69.99) 11am-3pm (11/11)

For 4 HOURS ONLY (11am-3pm today) you can get 50% off the Cozy Convertible at! Regular price is $69.99, but with the coupon code CONV used at checkout, the price drops to $34.99.

This coupon code will only work until 3 p.m. today or until sold out!

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*HOT* $5 off ANY Purchase at Gap Kids + 30% Off Everything!!

Share this Gap Kids offer with your friends on facebook, Twitter or Google + and you'll receive a coupon via email and/or text to get $5 off ANY purchase at Gap Kids!! I think I'll pick up a pair of tights with this one!

UPDATE: I forgot to mention that today (11/11) everything is also 30% off!! 

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Free Weekend Events

Friday November 11th

Highland Road Park Observatory's FREE events

Barnes and Noble Citiplace - Storytime 7pm

Plaquemine Tribute to Veterans - 3 p.m. at the Iberville Veterans Memorial. Featuring a veteran’s parade, military band, state leaders and military officials. For more information, call (225) 687-3116.

Wine...Cheese...and Art Night - 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Held at the River Region Art Center, Gonzales, from 6-9 p.m. with wine specialist Micky Martin featuring three dimensional art. No entry fee. For more information, call (225) 328-7354 or visit

Saturday November 12th

LSU vs. Western Kentucky 6pm

Red Stick Farmers' Market - Downtown Baton Rouge

Barnes and Noble Citiplace - Storytime 2pm

Avenue Evening Stroll-A Louisiana Main to Main Event - Held in historic Railroad Avenue area, Donaldsonville, with live music, art, local cuisine, living history characters, carriage rides, holiday shopping and wine tasting. For more information, call (225) 323-2555

Art in the City- 9:…

Retail Deals for Your Weekend Shopping

Here are your weekend retail coupons courtesy of Your Retail Helper:
Ann Taylor - 40% off purchase Exp 11/13 Barnes & Noble - 50% off all Children's Picture Books Exp 11/14Carter's - 25% off $50 Exp 11/14 Famous Footwear - 15% off purchase Exp 11/12 Gap - 30% off purchase Exp 11/13Goody's - 20% off purchase Exp 11/15 Kohl's - 15% off purchase Exp 11/16 Macy's - 10% - 15% off sale & clearance Exp 11/13Full List Ann Taylor - 40% off purchase Exp 11/13Banana Republic Factory Outlet - 15% off $100+ purchase Exp 2/29/12 Barnes & Noble - 50% off all Children's Picture Books Exp 11/14Barnes & Noble - 30% off select titles Exp 11/14Bath & Body Works - $10 off $30 Exp 11/20Build-a-Bear - $5 off $25 Exp 12/31 Carter's - 25% off $50 Exp 11/14 Carter's - 20% off $40 Exp 12/31Children's Place - 15% off purchase Exp 1/2/12Coach - 30% off purchase Exp 11/13Dressbarn - 20% off purchase Exp 11/20 ESPRIT - 20% off purchaseESPRIT - 25% off 1 Top / …

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 30 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 exp…

NIVEA'S Kiss Of A Lifetime Contest!

Do you have a fairy tale love story for 2011 between you and your honey?

NIVEA is on a mission to find America’s next deserving couple to experience this once-in-a-lifetime moment this New Year’s Eve in Times Square and it could be you!

Head over and enter the “NIVEA Kiss of a Lifetime Contest” on NIVEA’s Facebook page. All you have to do is “Like” their page and submit your love story through their “Kiss of a Lifetime” app before November 13.

Public votes will then determine the winning couple deemed “America’s Most Deserving Couple” to win the grand prize, which is:

·The couple will be flown to New York City where they’ll join Bill & Giuliana on the NIVEA Kiss Stage in Times Square on New Year’s Eve for the year’s most spectacular kiss

·Two exclusive VIP tickets to the New Year’s Eve party at the Hard Rock CafĂ© in Times Square

·The couple will appear in NIVEA Lip Care’s new commercial set to air on New Year’s Eve

Please share if you enter your story and I'll share it with…

Ruby Tuesday: FREE Burger!!

Hurry and grab a FREE Ruby Tuesday Signature Burger!!

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Best Buy Black Friday Preview

Here is Best Buy's Black Friday preview! The full ad has not yet been released.  On Friday, November 25th doors open at Midnight (Thanksgiving night). There are also seven Thanksgiving Day online only deals that are available!

The Thanksgiving Online-Only deals are on the following items, prices have yet to be released :

Dynex 32" Class LED 720p HDTVGateway Laptop / Intel® Core™ i3 Processor / 15.6" Display / 4GB Memory / 320GB Hard DriveDell Streak 7" Tablet with Android™ Honeycomb OSDell Bundle with Intel® Core™ i3 Processor Computer / 4GB Memory / 1TB Hard Drive & 18.5" Widescreen LCD HD MonitorFujiFilm FinePix™ AX350 16MP Camera / 2.7" LCD Screen / 5X optical zoomMr. Coffee 12-Cup Programmable CoffeemakerTritton AX120 HeadsetThe Black Friday door busters are:
Dynex 24" 1080p LCD HDTV - $79.99Samsung 15.6" Laptop w/ Pentium Processor, 4GB RAM& 320GB Hard Drive - $299.99Samsung Stratosphere 4G LTE(Verizon) - Free w/ 2-Year Service PlanX…

Huge List of Veteran's Day Freebies - Tomorrow 11/11


STILL AVAILABLE: NCAA Fleece Sweatshirts 2/$40 - Great Select of LSU

This has got to be one of the most awesome deals of the year for us LSU fans. just dropped the price of the NCAA Fleece sweatshirts from 2/$50 to 2/$40!! The retail price on these are $50 each! *NOTE* you will have to pay shipping so the more you buy the better the deal!

Remember to head over HERE to Ebates first because right now they are offering 5% cash back on all purchases at Finish Line. PLUS - if you're a first time Ebates user, you'll get a FREE $5 bonus in your account!!

It's easy - just head to Ebates HERE, search for Finish Line, then click on "College Sweatshirts" on the left side and shop. That's it! Your cash back will be deposited in your account (may take a few days to show up). Rebate checks are mailed on a quarterly basis, so the next check will be sent on November 15th.

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