Frugal Friday – Show Off Your Shops!

This is the end of a really long, sugar filled week but there is no sense in complaining when I think we have a couple more of those coming up 😉  We’ve been stocking up on activities to keep the kids entertained over their school holiday, and thankfully nana and mamaw plan to take the kids for a couple days each, so we should all survive.  How has your week been?  What kind of deals did you get?  I love to see the deals that other frugal shoppers come up with and I really dig having a visual way that we can all share our deals and Show Off Our Shops! Please post a link below to any or all of the deals that you’d like to show off this week. If you don’t have a blog to link up, just leave a comment and tell us all about your deals or upload a picture to Flickr or PhotoBucket and link to that 😉


Sunday Newspaper Coupon Insert Preview for 12/19

Don’t buy any extra newspapers this weekend – there will be NO coupon inserts in this Sunday’s paper.  There won’t be any next weekend either due to the holidays, but you can check out the 2011 Coupon Insert Schedule to see how many we have coming up in January 😉

Click here for printable RedPlum coupons!

Click here for printable SmartSource coupons!

New to couponing? Check out our Couponing 101 page and learn how to save a little or A LOT! Also visit our Strategic Shopping page to learn how a few small, painless changes in the way you shop can result in HUGE savings!  Find any coupon in our new coupon database, order coupons you need, and you can download the FREE coupon toolbar here.


Search and Win – It’s Mega Swagbucks Friday!

Every Friday is Mega Swagbucks Day where your odds of winning BIG Swagbucks is even better than any other day of the week.  You can win 10, 20, 50 or more than 100 Swagbucks just for searching on any day of the week, but on Mega Swagbucks Day you can possibly win up to 1,000 or even 2,000 Swagbucks just for doing a simple search.  You can redeem your Swagbucks for all sorts of prizes, but my favorite thing to do is trade 450 Swagbucks for a $5 Amazon gift card, then I save up the gift cards to buy birthday or Christmas gifts!  So go ahead and sign up at Swagbucks if you haven’t already and get to searching!  Then leave a comment and let us know how much you’ve won.

Tip:  Download the Swagbucks toolbar to make searching even easier!  Plus, it will alert you when there is something new on the Swagbucks blog or on their Twitter or Facebook pages.  When you see a Swidget like the one below you can click the “SC” button at the bottom, then click on “Check if there’s a Swag Code” and it will tell you if there is one and where to go grab the code.


Up To 30% Off Ruby Tuesday Gift Cards

Restaurant gift cards are one of my all time favorite gifts to give and receive because I really love to eat out but I hate to pay for it.  It makes me giddy when I can save a bunch on a nice restaurant meal so this gift card deal from Ruby Tuesday is right up my alley.  Through the end of the month you can get a free $15 bonus coupon when you buy $50 worth of Ruby Tuesday gift cards – that’s a whopping 30% discount!  You’ll also get free ground shipping and free customization, PLUS the $15 bonus is emailed to you within one business day so you can use it right away.


Free Bottle of Excedrin or Excedrin Migraine

Hot diggity – here is a coupon for a free bottle of Excedrin or Excedrin Migraine, up to $5.99. Click here and fill out the form with your address, then expect your coupon via mail within 2-3 weeks.

Thanks Freenology!


$50 Plastic Jungle Giveaway – Pick Your Gift Card!

Holiday banner - Buy discounted gift cards... is this really cool place where you can go to sell or exchange any unwanted gift cards that you might have, plus you can buy gift cards for your favorite stores or restaurants at up to 30% less than their face value.  Check out some of the deals you can get on gift cards:

  • Up to 25% off at 1-800-Flowers
  • Up to 20% off at Foot Locker
  • Up to 16% off at JC Penney
  • Up to 12% off at Kohl’s
  • Up to 16% off at Payless
  • Up to 10% off at TGI Friday’s

These are just a few of my favorites — there are tons more to choose from!  The best part about getting gift cards for cheaper from though is that you can also stack them with other offers to save even more, especially with Black Friday sales and holiday specials.  For example, you can get a Canon PowerShot camera from Target on Black Friday for only $129, that’s 44% off the retail price of $230 and you can save even more if you pay with Target gift cards purchased at a discount from!  Or say you want to pick up Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare at WalMart on Black Friday for only $10, down from $29.96.  That’s already an awesome discount of 67%, but who wouldn’t like another 4% dscount on top of that?


Check out this video to hear more about these Black Friday shopping strategies!  The possibilities for savings are endless and one lucky reader will win a $50 gift card of their choice from!

How to enter – 8 different ways!

  • Visit the Plastic Jungle blog and leave a comment telling us something you learned about Plastic Jungle or Black Friday – where did the name come from?  when did it originate? etc.  This entry is mandatory but you may also do any or all of the following for additional entries.  Leave a comment on this post for each entry so that all of your entries count.  The winner will be chosen at random at midnight CST on Saturday December 4th.
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  • Tweet about this giveaway and include me @sdenise so that I can see it (you can do this up to once daily).
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  • Download our free coupon toolbar for TWO EXTRA ENTRIES.  Be sure to leave two comments!

Disclaimer: is providing the $50 gift card for the giveaway and they sent me a t-shirt to wear in the video.  I have received no payment of any sort from the company, however I have affiliated with and posted affiliate links above.  All thoughts and comments are my own and I received no compensation for this post.


Smartware Silicone Loaf Pan w/Lid Only $5 Shipped!

Today only you can get this Smartwareâ„¢ Silicone Oven Safe Loaf Pan plus Storage Lid for only $5 shipped!  That’s 67% off the regular retail price of $14.99.  I’ve been doing more baking lately and I’m really wanting to start making more of our bread cuz you just can’t beat the taste of homemade (and we go through it like crazy!) so I’m grabbing a couple of these while they’re such a great deal.


Best Rite Aid Deals for 11/21 – 11/27

Here are the best Rite Aid deals with coupon matchups for 11/21 through 11/27.  Click here for the complete Rite Aid weekly ad with full matchups.

Best Deals

AMO Complete Multi-Purpose Solution 12oz – $7.99 – $7.99 SCR = FREE

Pert Plus Shampoo 3.5oz, or Labella Gel – $2.99 – $1.50 Up Reward = $1.49
$2/1 LaBella Gel or Syling Item Rite Aid Video Values

Lysol Healthy Touch Hand Soap Kit – $7.49 – $2 Up Reward = $5.49
$3/1 Lysol Healthy Touch Starter Kit

Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream – 2/$5 – $1 Up Reward = 2/$4
$1/1 Haagen-Dazs All You Nov 2010 (exp 12/31/2010)

Angel Soft Bathroom Tissue 4 Pack, Kleenex Facial Tissues White 110ct, Lotion 65ct or 78ct, Simplify Paper Towel Single Roll, Palmolive Dish Liquid 10oz, Airwick Aerosol 8oz – $0.99
$0.50/1 Angel Soft Bath Tissue
-$0.50/3 Kleenex Facial Tissue 11/7/2010 SS Insert (exp 1/2/2011)
-$0.25/1 Palmolive Liquid Dish Soap 11/14/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/4/2010)

Boxed Christmas Cards or Gift Bags – B1G2 FREE


Coke & Coke Products 12Pack, 12oz Cans – 3/$10.98 – $2 Up Reward = $8.98

Russell Stover Bowline Boxed Candy 8.25-12oz, Max Field’s Cream Sticks 3.15oz, Andes 4.67-5oz, Queen Anne Cherries 6.6oz, Havilland Mints 5oz, Max Field Boxed Chocolates 12.5oz – BOGO

Lay’s Potato Chips 10.5-11oz, Chex Mix, Buggies, Gardettos, TGI Friday’s or Burger King Snack 3-8.75oz – BOGO

Planters Nuts Cashew Halves 16oz, Mixed Nuts 17oz, Nut*trition Mix, Almonds or Deluxe Mixed Nuts 9.25-10.25oz – $3.99 – $2 Up Reward = $1.99

Kelloggs Cereal Fiber Plus, Special K or Smart Start 12-19.5oz, Cereal Bars Fiberplus or Special K 5-6ct –  2/$5 – $1 Up Reward = 2/$4
$1/3 Kellogg’s Cereal
$1/2 Kellogg’s Special K Cereals
$1/2 Kellogg’s Special K Cereals (IE)  Printable (FF)

Lindt or Ghirardelli Bars 3-4.4oz, Kastin’s Hard Candies 22oz, Cella’s 6oz, Brach’s Peppermint Nougats 13oz, Bob’s Mini Canes 100ct – $1.99
$0.50/1 Ghirardelli Luxe Milk Bar or Bag
$1/2 Ghirardelli Chocolate

Ferrero Rocher 12ct, Bliss 8.6-9.6oz, Dove Holiday Packages 8.5-9.5oz, Andes 8.5oz, Ferrero Rocher Rondoir & Rafaello 12-15ct, Mars Holiday Miniatures 10.5-11.5oz – 2/$5
-$1/2 Mars Holiday Candy 11/14/2010 rp (exp 12/25/2010)
-$1/2 Dove Bagged Candies Rite Aid Clip + Save Booklet

Russell Stover or Whitman’s Boxed Chocolates 24oz, Russell Stover Gift Box 18oz – BOGO

Betty Crocker Bowl Appetit 2.3- 3.1oz, Hormel Bacon Pieces 3oz, Healthy Choice Soup 14oz – 2/$3 – $1Up Reward = 2/$2
-$0.75/1 Betty Crocker Warm Delights Bowl or Mini Bowls 10/24/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/18/2010)

Betty Crocker Potatoes 6.6oz or Pre Crust Mix 11oz, French’s Fried Onions 2.8oz, Heinz Gravy 12oz, Stove Top Stuffing 6oz – 2/$3 – $1 Up Reward = 2/$2
-$4/5 Butterball Turkey WYB (4) Participating Products 11/7/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2010)

Nissin Top Ramen Noodles 6 Pack, Nissin Chow Mein or Chow Noodles 3.51-4oz, or Soup Bowls 3.27-3.36oz – 4/$4 – $2 Up Reward = 4/$2

Bumble Bee Solid White Tuna 5oz, Campbell’s Chunky or Select Soup 15.25-19oz, Corned Beef Hash 15oz, Lindsay Olives 5.25-6oz – 2/$3 -$1 Up Reward = 2/$2

Carnation Evaporated Milk 12oz, RiteAid Pantry Cream Of Mushroom or Chicken 10.75oz, Chicken Broth 14.5oz, Green Giant Canned Vegetables 14.5-15.25oz, Libby’s Pumpkin 15oz, Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce 14oz – 10/$10 – $4 Up Reward = 10/$6
-$0.50/2 Carnation Evaporated Milk 11/14/2010 RP Insert (exp 12/31/2010)
-$0.50/2 Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milk 9/26/2010 SS Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
-$1/3 Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milk 9/26/2010 SS Insert (exp 11/30/2010)


Chapstick 0.15oz, Halls Cough Drops 25-30ct, Luden’s Throat Drops  25-30ct – $0.99
-$1/2 Halls Drops 11/7/2010 SS Insert (exp 1/1/2011)
-$0.55/1 Luden’s Cough Drops 10/3/2010 SS Insert (exp 11/30/2010)

Natures Bounty Vitamins and Supplements or Flex-a-min – BOGO

 Motrin PM 20ct – $4 – $2 SCR = $2
$1/1 Motrin Rite Aid Video Values
$2/1 Motrin PM All You Nov 2010 (exp 1/31/2011)
-$1/1 Motrin PM 8/29/2010 RP Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
-$1/1 Motrin PM 7/18/2010 SS Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
$1/1 Motrin IB or PM

Nature Made All Vitamins and Supplements – $10Up Reward WYB $20
$3/1 Nature Made SAM-E Complete All You Dec 2010 (exp 2/28/2011)
$2/1 Nature Made CoQ10 Supplement
$1/1 Nature Made Fish Oil Supplement
$1/1 Nature Made Vitamins All You Nov 2010 (exp 1/30/2011)
$1/1 Nature Made Vitamin C Supplement
$1/1 Nature Made Vitamin C Supplement
$1/1 Nature Made Vitamin D Supplement
$2/1 Nature Made Fish Oil All You Oct 2010 (exp 11/22/2010)
$5/1 Nature Made Great Mind Product
$2/1 Nature Made Rite Aid Video Values

Zaditor, Clear Care or GenTeal Twin Packs – $5Up Reward WYB $15
-$1/1 Zaditor 8/22/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2010)
-$5/1 Clear Care Solution 10/17/2010 SS Insert (exp 2/14/2011)
-$2/1 Clear Care Solution 10/17/2010 SS Insert (exp 2/14/2011)

Joint Flex Cream 4oz, Zostrix HP 2oz – BOGO $2Up Reward
-$2/1 JointFlex Pain Relieving Cream 11/7/2010 SS Insert (exp 2/28/2011)
-$2/1 JointFlex Pain Relieving Cream Parade (exp 2/28/2011)

Theraflu Warming Relief 8.3oz, Packets 6ct, Triaminic 4oz, or 14ct, Comtrex 24ct, 4Way Nasal Spray 0.5oz – $4.99 $10 Up Reward WYB $30
-$3/2 Theraflu Products 11/14/2010 Parade Magazine (exp 12/31/2010)
-$1.50/1 Theraflu Products 11/14/2010 Parade Magazine (exp 12/31/2010)
$1.50/1 Theraflu Product Betty Crocker
$1.50/1 Theraflu Product
$2/1 Theraflu

Vicks NyQuill or Dry Quill 10oz or 20oz or Children’s 6oz – $4.99 – $2 Up Reward = $2.99
-$1/1 Vicks Product 10/31/2010 P&G Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
-$1.50/1 Vicks DayQuil or NyQuil 10/31/2010 P&G Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
-$1.50/1 Vicks Product 10/10/2010 P&G Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
-$1.50/1 Vicks Product P&G MIR Savings Booklet (exp 1/31/2011)

Chloraseptic Lozenges, Spray or Strips – $3.99 – $1 Up Reward = $2.99
-$1/1 Chloraseptic 11/14/2010 SS Insert (exp 3/15/2011)

NeilMed Neti Pot, Nasamist Multi Purpose Solution 6oz, Sinus Rinse Kit or Rinse Refills 100ct – $9.99 – $2 Up Reward = $7.99

RiteAid Al First Aid Kit Products – BOGO

Beauty & Personal Care

Tresemme Shampoo ,Conditioner or Stylers – BOGO
$5/3 TRESemme Hair Product Rite Aid Video Values
-$1/1 TRESemme Hair Care Rite Aid Clip + Save Booklet

Burt’s Bees Lip, Facial and Skin Care Products – $2 UpReward WYB $10

Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions – $2 UpReward WYB $10

Sally Hansen Cosmetics or La Cross Implements – BOGO

Conair Mini Dryer, Straightener, Crimper or You Style – $14.99 – $5 Up Reward = $9.99

OLAY Regenerist Night Resurfacing Eilxir, DNA UV Cream or Microsculpting Cream or Serum 1.7oz – 2/$44 – $20 SCR = 2/$24
-$5/1 Olay Regenerist Facial Moisturizer or Cleanser P&G MIR Savings Booklet (exp 1/31/2011)

Select Women’s or Men’s Antiperspirant/ Deodorant Choose from Mitchum or Lady Mitchum, Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick, Right Guard, Dry Idea, Soft and Dri, Arrid or Arm and Hammer – BOGO
-B1G1 Right Guard or Dry Idea 10/31/2010 RP Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
$1/1 Dry Idea Product (IE)  Printable (FF)
$1/1 Dry Idea Product (IE)  Printable (FF)

All Huggies Baby Wipes – BOGO 50% OFF
-$0.50/1 Huggies Baby Wipes 11/14/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/11/2010)
$2.50/1 Huggies Baby Wipes
$2.50/1 Huggies Baby Wipes
$1.50/2 Huggies Baby Wipes


Tide 2X laundry Detergent Liquid 75oz, 36-48 Loads – $9.99 – $2 Up Reward = $7.99
-$1/1 Tide Laundry Detergent 10/31/2010 P&G Insert (exp 11/30/2010)
-$0.75/1 Tide P&G Because of You Mailer (exp 11/30/2010)
-$1/1 Tide Laundry Detergent P&G What Matters Most Mailer (exp 11/30/2010)
$2/1 Tide Laundry Detergent Parents Sep 2010 (exp 12/31/2010)

Cottonelle Bathroom Tissue 12Pack, Double Roll Scott Bathroom Tissue 12 Pack Viva Paper Towels 8 Pack – $6.99 – $1 Up Reward = $5.99
$0.50/1 Cottonelle Bath Tissue (IE)  Printable (FF)
$0.50/1 Cottonelle Bath Tissue (IE)  Printable (FF)

Lexar or SanDisk 8GB SD Card – $34.99 – $5 Up Reward – $10 SCR = $19.99

***Please do not copy the matchups to another website without my permission.

 This post is part of Becentsable’s Grocery Gathering.

This list is a part of the Grocery Shop For FREE Penny Pinching Bargain Bunch!

New to couponing? Check out our Couponing 101 page and learn how to save a little or A LOT! Also visit our Strategic Shopping page to learn how a few small, painless changes in the way you shop can result in HUGE savings!  Find any coupon in our new coupon database, plus you can download the FREE coupon toolbar here. 


3 Poster Prints Just $16 Shipped – Great Teen Gift!

Before our kids were born I read that one of the best things you can do for your childrens’ self esteem is to keep happy pictures of them around where they’ll see them often.  When I saw this fabulous deal from ArtsCow where you can get three 16″ custom poster prints for only $16 shipped I thought they’d make a fabulous give for any teenagers on your gift list.  Select any three 16″x20″ or 16″x24″ and use the promo code [coupon code=”1″ /] at checkout to pay just $16.  The offer is good through December 3rd.


Thanksgiving Decorations to Make – Free eBook

Favecrafts Thanksgiving Decorations Ebook

We’ve been so busy between school and work projects lately that Thanksgiving has snuck up on me!  Are you ready for the holiday?  Here’s something that might help – grab this free Thanksgiving craft ebook.  This instant download will show you how to make your own centerpieces, table accents, wreaths and other decor items.