Monday, September 21, 2009

Spray N Wash Deal at Safeway


If you have a Safeway nearby, they have a great deal on Spray N Wash right now. The price is $1.49 per bottle IF you buy 3. You must buy 3 to get that price. Then, there were .50/1 coupons in the 9/13 SS insert. After doubles, that makes them only .49 per bottle. I don't know about all of you, but I go through a LOT of this stuff! This deal is available until early October sometime, so you've got plenty of time to stock up!

By the way, my blog is not going away, but I'm probably going to have a slow week this week since I wasn't able to send my computer in last week - it's going out today. I will still try to post anything really fabulous for you, though. Also, going forward I will probably be doing a much more abbreviated version of the weekly ad reviews and only covering the major highlights for the local grocery stores. Thanks for your patience while I took a little break!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Something's Got to Give

To all of my loyal readers - you're the best! I apologize for the lack of updates lately. Part of the issue is that my laptop is having problems and I'm about to send it in for some work. The other part of the problem is that life has taken over and lately I have just had to cut out some of my blogging time. So, I've decided that this carpooling, preschool teaching, school volunteering, busy mommy of 3 and primary president (for those of you that are LDS, you know what I'm talking about - if you don't, just know that it's a demanding volunteer job within our church that I love, but that takes a LOT of time!) needs to take a break. At this point, I'm just planning to take the week off while my laptop has some repairs done and I get a little caught up on life. However, it's possible that I may have to put an end to Saving Like Crazy all together - I'm just not sure if I'm going to be able to continue to swing it with everything else I have going. Please check back with me over the next week or so. I'll keep you posted on my plans, and you can bet that I will absolutely be continuing to be a bargain shopper - I'm too hooked to give that up! I hope you all can understand my need to take a step back and re-evaluate the things that are consuming my time right now. My 3 little ones are growing SO fast - youngest turned 1 today - and I'm trying to enjoy them as much as I can because I know they won't be little for long.

I will hopefully be back in the loop in a week or so, and I thank you all for your support! :)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Deal of the Day: FREE Healthy Choice Meals


Go HERE for a $2/1 coupon for Healthy Choice frozen meals. I was in Wal-Mart last night and saw these in an end cap freezer case for $2!! So, score yourself some freebies! Keep in mind that prices vary by region and sometimes even by individual Wal-Mart store.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Free Movie Monday!


Happy Labor Day! It's the first Monday of the month, and that means it's time for a free movie code from Redbox. Here you go:

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Hope you're enjoying the holiday!

Friday, September 4, 2009

Career Step - Medical Transcription and Billing/Coding Programs

This is not the type of thing that I normally post about, however I think it's too good of an opportunity not to share. Career Step is a well respected medical transcription and medical billing/coding training program. It is all completed online. I am actually in the process of going through the program now. Unfortunately, when I signed up, I wasn't aware of the program that I'm telling you about. It is a program that is not approved for payment by the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account. So, basically, if you're a military spouse, you can go through this course, which will prepare you for a career in either medical transcription or medical coding completely FREE! Go HERE for details about the program. On their home page they have a section specifically about this opportunity for military spouses. When you complete the training, you'll be trained in a career field that can move around with you. There are lots of legitimate at home opportunities in these areas. Like I said, I'm a current student. Unfortunately I paid for the program before these funds were available, but I'm very happy with it so far. If you have any questions about it or anything, I'd be happy to answer them. Also, if you do decide to sign up, I'd love for you to include my information under "referral information" so if you decide to do so, please drop me an e-mail and I'll share my info. My e-mail is erviefamily@gmail.com. If any of you decide to give it a shot - I wish you the best with it!

Military Commissary Case Lot Sale Time Again!

If you have access to a military commissary, case lot season has arrived again. The Peterson AFB case lot sale is happening now - September 4-6th. I have to warn you - I went in there today and it is CRAZY in there! The line to check out was wrapped through the frozen/dairy area and then around the back of the store to the meat counter. I went with the intention of getting some prices on things, however I didn't have much luck because it was a madhouse and I had a couple of little ones with me. I did see cases of 12 boxes of Pasta Roni for $7.88, cases of Healthy Choice soups (vegetable, ham & bean, or chicken noodle) for $12, but then there were $3 worth of coupons attached to them, so $9 for 12 cans. There were cases of 6 bottles of Snuggle fabric softener for $10.50, 18 pouches of Betty Crocker brownie mixes for $8, etc. Like I said, I wasn't able to get a really good look at things because it was just too crazy in there.

Other local commissary case lot sales:
Fort Carson - September 18 & 19th
Air Force Academy - ends today (September 2, 3, 4th)
Buckley AFB (Aurora, CO) - September 18th & 19th)

If you find any great deals, let us know in the comments!

No Coupons in this Sunday's Paper


Just a reminder that there will not be any coupon inserts in this Sunday's newspaper. Typically inserts are not included on holiday weekends.

However, if you go HERE you can get a heads up on the coupons that will be coming in the 9/13 inserts.

Enjoy your Labor Day weekend!!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

King Soopers Deals 9/2 to 9/8


Here are the best deals I see at King Soopers this week. Sorry I'm a little late getting them posted. My week has been really busy!! Let me know if I overlooked anything.

Meat and dairy:
USDA choice ribeye steak - $4.99/lb
Pork spare ribs - .99/lb
73% lean ground beef - $1.49/lb
Oscar Meyer weiners - $1.50 each, use the $1/2 coupon HERE to get them for $1 each
King Soopers or Kroger sour cream or dips - $1
Colorado Proud milk - $1.68
Dannon yogurt (different varieties) - $1.88, use the $1/1 coupon from the 7/26, 8/9 or 8/30 SS inserts to get them for .88 each
Basic Lunchables - $1


Produce:
Avocados - $1
Red, orange or yellow bell peppers - $1

General Grocery:
Pepsi and Coke products - 5 for $12 (wyb 5) - comes about to $2.40 per 12 pack - not bad, but cheaper at Albertsons this week
Pepperidge Farm goldfish - $1
Hunts Ketchup (24 oz) - $1
Santa Cruz organic lemonade - $1
Hefty one zip storage bags - $1, use the .55/2 or $1/2 to get them for .50 each
Dial hand soap - $1, use the .55/1 HERE to get it free or use the .35/1 coupon from the 8/9 SS insert to get them for .30 each
Bounty paper towels (single roll) - .99, use the .25/1 coupon from the 8/30 P&G insert to get it for .49 each
Tony's pizzas - $2, use the .50/1 from the 6/7 SS insert to get them for $1
Purex laundry detergent - $2.50, use the .35/1 from the 8/16 SS insert to get it for $1.80 each

This ad review is part of BeCentsable's Weekly Grocery Gathering!

Safeway Deals 9/2 to 9/8


Here are the best deals I see at Safeway this week. I don't see anything terribly exciting. If you'd like to view the full ad online, go HERE.

Meat and Dairy:
Rancher's Reserve ribeye steak - $4.97/lb (there is also an in-ad coupon for $5 a Rancher's Reserve beef purchase of $20 or more.
Pork shoulder country style ribs - $.97/lb
Boneless skinless chicken breasts - $1.77/lb
Kraft singles - .99 w/in-ad coupon (limit 1)

Produce:
Red or green seedless grapes - $1/lb
Large Hass avocados - $1 each
Bi-color or yellow corn - .20 each

General Grocery:
Kraft Miracle Whip or Mayonnaise - $1.88 w/in-ad coupon, use the $2/2 coupon from the 8/9 SS insert to get it for .88 each (limit 2)
Gatorade or SoBe Lifewater - .77 each
Bush's Best baked beans - $1.50
Nabisco snack crackers or toasted chips - $2, use the .75/2 coupon from the 8/23 SS insert to get them for $1.50 each
Dreyer's ice cream - $2.29
Safeway hamburger or hot dog buns - .89

This post is part of BeCentsable's Weekly Grocery Gathering!

Free Sample - Huggies Little Movers


Go HERE to request a free sample of Huggies Little Movers diapers. You can choose from size 3, 4 or 5. Chances are, the sample will come with a coupon.

Thanks Money Saving Mom!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Albertsons (Colorado) Deals 9/2 to 9/8


Here are the best deals I see at Albertsons this week. If you'd like to view the full ad onlin, go HERE.

Albertsons is doubling, tripling and quadrupling coupons all week. Basically, every coupon valued at less than $1 is worth $1. Also, there is a 10% discount available to all military personnel from now through 9/8 as well.

Meat and Dairy:
Rib Eye Steak - $4.88/lb
93% lean ground beef - $1.77/lb
Boneless, skinless chicken breast - $1.77/lb
Nathan's hot dogs - B1G2 Free (ends up being about $2.16 per pack)
Kraft shreds or chunks - $1.49

Produce:
Cantaloupe - .99 each
Hot House tomatoes - .99/lb
Hass avocados - .99 each
Red, yellow or orange peppers - .99 each

General Grocery:
Townhouse crackers - .99 each
Keebler Sandies - .99 each
Coke or Pepsi products - $1.99 each (when you buy 5 w/ in ad coupon)
Charmin Basic 12 big rolls - $4.99, use the .25/1 coupon from the 8/30 P&G insert to get it for $3.99 after doubles
Kool-Aid bursts - .99
Family Size Doritos, Tostitos or Ruffles - $2.77 each

This ad review is part of BeCentsable's Weekly Grocery Gathering!

Sunflower Farmers Market Deals 9/2 to 9/9


Here are the deals at Sunflower this week. If you'd like to view the ad online, go HERE. I don't see anything too spectacular other than the price of avocados - I see some guacamole in our future this week. :)

Last week's deals good through today (Wednesday) only:
Red, green or black seedless grapes - .69/lb
Utah peaches - .99/lb
Honeydew melons - $1.50 each
Cantaloupe - .99 each
Celery - .88 each
Broccoli crowns - .88 each
Green cabbage - .29/lb
Iceberg and romaine lettuce - .88 each
Red or white onions - .50/lb
Green bell peppers - .50 each
Super select cucumbers - .50 each
Italian or yellow squash - .88 each
Beefsteak tomatoes - .99/lb
Brussel sprouts - .99/lb
Baby carrots (1 lb) - .99
Red bell peppers - .99 each
Red, golden delicious, or granny smith apples - .88/lb
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts - $1.88/lb

Deals good all week:
Haas avocados - .33 each
Bartlett pears - .49/lb
Limes - .20
Mild yellow onions - .33/lb
Seedless watermelon - .33/lb
Navel oranges - .99/lb
Beefsteak tomatoes - .99/lb
Green onions - .50 each
Radishes - .50 each
Cilantro - .50 each
Parsley - .50 each
Carrots (1 lb) - .50 each
Russet potatoes (5 lb bag) - $1.50
Fresh lemons - .33 each
Pork Country Style ribs - .97/lb

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Swagbucks is Rolling Out Some Fun New Things!


Swagbucks contacted me and asked me to share the news with my readers that they are rolling out a few new things. The biggest thing is their new toolbar that is compatible with IE, Firefox and Safari. It has some fun new add ons like games and e-mail notifiers. It is available as of today - September 1st! Go HERE to download it. The best part - Swagbucks will be releasing a new code every day in September, and you can only get it through the toolbar. That's 30 free swagbucks!

If you have not yet signed up for swagbucks, go HERE and do so today! Be sure to use the code "bethswagcode" (all lower case, do not include the quotes) and you will get 3 swagbucks for signing up and 2 for using the code. That means you're only 40 swagbucks away from your first $5 Amazon gift card (or you're on your way to tons of other fun prizes from the SwagStore. I have lost count of how many $5 Amazon gift cards I've received through this program, but I can tell you that I just bought $54 worth of items for my baby's first birthday, and I paid $4 out of pocket. Swagbucks covered the other $50!!

I know I've talked about swagbucks several times before, but I just can't get enough. It's free to sign up, and you basically earn swagbucks for doing the normal internet searches that you would normally do anyway on a site like Google or any of the other search engines out there. Then, when you've earned enough, you redeem them for prizes.

So, that's the scoop - hope you're all enjoying swagbucks by now!

Free Country Bob's Sauce


Go HERE to request a coupon for a FREE bottle of Country Bob's all purpose sauce!

Thanks Hip2Save!

It's that Time Again - New Coupons.com Coupons!


It's the 1st of September, and that means new coupons on Coupons.com!

A few of the best ones I noticed are:

.50/1 Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers (We ought to be able to use these to get really cheap or free veggies!!)
.50/1 Progresso broth
$1/1 Yoplait Delights Yogurt multipacks
.60/2 Old El Paso products (You can use these to get super cheap taco seasoning!)