Thursday, April 29, 2010

Coupon reset coming soon!

It's almost the end of another month and that means coupons are going to be reset in the next few days. Some coupons will disappear and others will be printable again if you've already printed them (this can also apply to coupons that ran out of prints due to demand).

So head to your favorite coupon sites and get printing!

Also try manufacturer websites:

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Food Lion -- saved 42%

I went to Food Lion last week to take advantage of their deal on charcoal: buy Kingsford and get FREE Hidden Valley Ranch or KC Masterpiece. I also had some coupons to take even better advantage of the deal. I know some people don't like Food Lion because they don't double coupons or offer a lot of BOGO deals, but I've done really well shopping there regardless.

Trip summary: I did two transactions to maximize my number of FREEBIES. I also had some coupons that could not be used together in the same transaction. I was able to get 3 FREE Hidden Valley Ranch; 2 from the deal and 1 by coupon. Go to GatherRoundTheGrill to get FREE item coupons to use when buying KingsFord.

I bought 1 whole chicken, 3 bottles of Hidden Valley Ranch (FREE), 10lbs of Russet potatoes, 3 gallons of skim milk (almost $15!), 4 boxes of FL Mac&Cheese (FREE), 2 cans of Campbell's Chicken noodle (FREE), 1 box of ice cream pops, approx 4lbs of ground chuck, 2 small containers of Skinny Cow ice cream (25 cents total), 2 bags of KingsFord briquets, 2lbs of carrots, 2 18oz boxes of Cheerios, 1 Vlasic pickle spears, and 3lbs of pork ribs (just $1.30!).

Total before savings and coupons: $102.52
Total out of pocket: $57.98
saved 42% --- I may have saved even more; when my Food Lion does markdowns, they only show the lowest price on the receipt, not the original, higher price. I was also glad I did this in Georgia; very little food tax helps with the savings.

Mail Call! Dove Men+Care

I got a nice little sample in the mail from Walmart. It is a 1.8oz bottle of Dove Men+Care body and face wash. These little bottles are great for traveling, gift baskets, and stocking guest bathrooms. This sample is still available! Go here to get yours.

Click Walmart below this post to see all of my Walmart posts; there are other samples available now too!