Calling It Quits...

The time has come for me to call it quits. This has been a difficult decision and not one that I've made lightly. I have a (fairly) new business, Rejuvenate Your Sole, and I will be concentrating more time and energy there.

I will still be available to teach classes and answer any questions. Thanks for all of your support and for your understanding!

Here are some wonderful blogs that I love! And I'm sure you will too!

Savvy Shopper Deals

Cuckoo for Coupon Deals


Money Saving Mom

Thrifty NW Mom

The Krazy Coupon Lady

Fresh Market Deals 7/21/10 - 7/27/10

Hass Avocados - $.50 each

Celery - $.89 each

Corn on the Cob - $.20 each

Litehouse Dressing/Dips - $2.50
- $.55 MFQ (6/27/10 SS)
= $1.95

Valencia Oranges (organic) - $.79/lb

Tomatoes (cluster) - $.69/lb

Watermelon (seedless) - $.25/lb

Cross Rib Beef Roast (boneless) - $2.49/lb

Chicken (leg quarters, family pack) - $.79/lb

Pork Sirloin Chops (bone-in) - $1.49/lb

Simply Juice (59 oz Strawberry Kiwi, Limeade or Lemonade) - $1.67

Western Family Eggs - $.88

Western Family Sour Cream (16 oz) - $.99

LandOFrost Bistro Favorites (6 oz) - $2.19
- $1/2 MFQ (4/25/10 RP)
= $1.69 each

Gatorade (32 oz) - $.69 (in ad coupon wyb 10 – limit 1)

Pepsi Products (12 pk 12 oz cans) - 4/$10 (in ad coupon wyb 4 – limit 1)

Western Family Mandarin Oranges - $.50

Western Family Marshmallows (16 oz regular or mini) - $.99

Meadow Gold Twin Pops (18 ct) - $1.50

Western Family Frozen Lemonade or Limeade - $.88

Western Family Frozen Orange Juice - $1.25

Einstein Bagel - Free Bagel Fridays & $2 Tuesdays

Einstein (and Noah's) Bagel is offering FREE bagel Fridays and $2 Tuesdays. My family loves their bagels and we made good use of these coupons last time!!

Bring in this coupon for a FREE bagel on Fridays before 11am. You can reuse the coupon each Friday until 7/30/10.

And this coupon for a bagel, smear and coffee for $2 before 11am. You can reuse the coupon each Friday until 7/27/10.

Kennecott Copper Mine - Free Admission

From 7/16/10 - 7/25/10, all passenger cars and mini vans get FREE admission to the Kennecott Copper Mine visitors center! Center is open daily from 8am to 8pm, with the last car entry at 7:15pm.

The Visitors Center is one of Utah’s most popular attractions welcoming more than $2.7 million visitors since 1992. It features educational and hands-on displays about how Kennecott produces copper, gold, silver and molybdenum – which are essential to creating the products used in everyday life. The Center also features historical collections, educational exhibits and interactive kiosks about the operation. Visitors can also enjoy a 16-minute film on the mine’s history and the process for producing copper.

Thanks Utah Deal Diva!

Office Depot Back to School Deals

Office Depot Deals

Expo® Fine Point Dry-Erase Markers 4-pack — $5.29
- $5.29 rebate via Visa Card (Limit 1)
= Free

Purell® Instant Hand Sanitizer Pump (8-oz.) — $4.99 [Item #450073]
- $4.99 MIR (Limit 5)
= Free

PaperPro® Nano® Mini Stapler, Assorted Colors — $3.99 [Item #346162]
- $3 MIR (Limit 1)
= $.99

Post-It Removable labels — $.99
- $1 printable
= Free

Deal Idea:

Buy 1 package of Expo markers at $5.29
Buy 3 Purell Hand Sanitizers at $4.99
Buy 1 PaperPro stapler at $3.99
Buy 1 Post-It Removable Labels at $0.99
Use $10 off $25 Office Depot coupon
Use $1/1 Removable Labels coupon
Spend $14.24 plus tax out of pocket
Send in for Purell, PaperPro and Expo Markers mail-in rebates
Get back $23.26 in rebates
Free plus approximately $8-$9 in profit!

Thanks Money Saving Mom!

Kmart Back to School Deals

KMart Deals

$.25 Deals:

10-count case of Simmons Woodcase Pencils
2-pack Elmer’s Glue Sticks
24-count Crayola Crayons
12″ Rulers

$.50 Deals:

Stretchable Book Covers
7-piece School Select Eraser Set
Mead Trapper Refills

$1 Deals:

10-count Broad or Fine Crayola Markers
12-count Crayola Colored Pencils
10-count Mechanical Bic Pens
Bic Wite Out
Westcott 2-Piece Math Set

Thanks Money Saving Mom!

Walgreens Back to School Deals

Penway Wooden Ruler 12" - $.09

Penway 2 Pocket Folder - $.09

Penway Highlighter - $.09

Penway Notebook 1 Subject - $.29

Penway Pink Erasers 2 pack - $.29

Corner Office Sheet Protectors 10 ct - $.29

Penway Glue Stick 3 ct - $.49

Jumbo Glue Stick or Glue - $.49

Splash Poly Portfolio School Box - $.49

Bic Brite Liner Highlighters 5 ct - $.49

Print Works Multi Purpose Paper 400 sheet - $1.99 (in ad coupon - limit 2)

Pilot G2 Pens 2 pack - $1.19
- $1 Walgreens July coupon book
- $1 printable
= Free

High Trails or Anchorage Backpacks B1G1 - 2/$9.99

Kleenex Facial Tissue - $.99
- $.50/3 printable
- $.82 each

Penway Fabric Carry All Case - $.99

Dixon Pencil Set - $.99

Penway Classic Markers - $.99

Car Eraser - $.39

Corner Office 5 Tab Dividers - $.39

Penway Cap Erasers 15 ct - $.39

Penway Poly or 3 Ring Binder - $.39

Liquid Paper, Sharpener, Eraser - $.59 (in ad coupon - limit 6)

Penway Filler Paper 280 sheet - $1.49 (in ad coupon)

Thanks KCL!

Salt City Candles 70% off at is selling Salt City Candles at 70% off. They are "while supplies last".

I ordered a bunch of these a few months ago when they offered this sale and they are so yummy smelling!!

Free Bowling 7/31/10 - 8/7/10

Free Bowling for National Bowling Week!! is offering Free Games of Bowling from July 31, 2010 - August 7, 2010 in honor of National Bowling Week.

Check for participating bowling centers.

Thanks Freebies2Deals!

McDonalds - Free Smoothie and Free Redbox

In Sunday's Parade Magazine, there was a coupon for FREE McDonalds Smoothie.

McDonalds is also doing a Promotional offer:
Buy any Fruit Smoothie get a code for a Free Red Box Rental.

Thanks Mindi at Savvy Shopper.

Rite Aid Deals 7/18/10 - 7/24/10

Tons of freebies this week!!!

Rite Aid Deals from Savvy Shopper.

Target Deals 7/18/10 - 7/24/10

Target Deals from Savvy Shopper.

Walgreens Deals 7/18/10 - 7/24/10

Walgreens Deals from Savvy Shopper.

Dr. Scholl’s Money Maker
- Thanks to Deal Seeking Mom!

60 More Pampers Gifts to Grow Points

Join (or log in) the Pampers Village and add the following Gifts to Grow codes to your account.



More Pampers Codes.

This Weeks Deals 7/11/10 - 7/19/10 (Target, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Ridleys)

Target Deals

Rite Aid Deals

Walgreens Deals

Ridleys Deals

Fresh Market Deals 7/14/10 - 7/20/10

Cantaloupe - $.29/lb

Grapes (Red or Green Seedless) - $.98/lb

Lettuce (Red Leaf, Green Leaf, Romaine or Butter) - $.50 each

Limes - $.10 each

Oranges (Organic) - $.79/lb

Tomatoes (Hydroponic) - $.79/lb

Chicken (Drumsticks or Thighs, Family Pack) - $.89/lb

Dannon Danoninos Yogurt, 6pk - $1.59
- $.75 MFQ (6/6/10 SS)
= $.84

ShurSaving Milk, gallon - $1.79

Powerade, 32oz - $.59

Xzude Sports Drink, 32oz - $.50

Kraft Salad Dressing - $1.67
- $1 MFQ (6/20/10 SS)
= $.67

Western Family Tomatoes, 14.5oz - $.59

Breyers Ice Cream - $2.50
- $.75/2 MFQ (6/27/10 SS)
= $2.12 each

Luvs Diapers, Jumbo Packs - $6.99
- $2 MFQ (6/27/10 RP)
= $4.99

Sorry for the lack of posts...

We had to make a very unexpected trip due to a family emergency. So I've been away from the computer and unable to post. I'm still limited in my time and access to a computer, so posts will be slim this week. Sorry for the inconvenience.

NEW Recall - Tylenol, Benadryl and Motrin Products

There's a new recall on Tylenol, Benadryl and Motrin Products. Check your medicine cabinet!

They are offering Free product coupons if you have any of the items on their recall list.

Amazing Deals at Old

Old Navy has a TON of items on clearance right now!

Plus Ebatesis offering 10% cash back!!

1. Sign up or log in to Ebates. (If you are new to Ebates, you will get a $5 cash back bonus!)
2. Search for Old Navy in Ebates search bar. Click on it and you will be taken to Old Navy's website.
3. Shop!! Find the "Fundamental" Deals ($5+) and the clearance deals ($2+).
4. Use code "ONSAVE15" to get an extra 15% off.
5. Checkout.

In 2 - 3 days, you will see 10% cash back added to your Ebates account (and the $5.00 if you are new). They send checks every quarter!

What deals did you find?

Grocery Deals - Maceys, Smiths (7/7/10 - 7/13/10)

Maceys Deals

Smiths Deals

Nielsen Home Scan Consumer Panel

Join Nielsen Home Scan Consumer Panel - Earn valuable points, which are redeemable for electronics, household items, jewelry, toy, gift cards, and more.

I've been a member of this panel for quite awhile! They send you a scanner and you scan your purchases and upload them to your computer. So easy! And they offer great prizes!

7-11 - Free Slurpee on 7/11/10

July 11 (7/11) is annual Slurpee Day at 7-11! Don't forget to head over to 7-11 and pick one up! Yummy!!!

Free Chick-Fil-A Tomorrow (7/9/10)

Tomorrow is "dress like a cow" day! Go to Chick-Fil-A dressed up like a cow and get a FREE meal!! Dress the whole family up and there's dinner!!

All you have to do is put some spots on your clothes and a kit is available to download!

More Pampers Codes

Join the Pampers Village and add the following Gifts to Grow codes to your account.

4THFACEBOOK2010 - 10 points

For more points, check out this post.

Panda Express - Free Thai Cashew Chicken

Pick up a Free Thai Cashew Chicken with coupon at Panda Express. Offer is good on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, ONLY!

Single entree serving, one coupon per person!

Fresh Market Deals 7/7/10 - 7/13/10

Cantaloupe - 3 lbs/$1

Seedless Watermelon - 3 lbs/$1

Peaches/Nectarines - $.98/lb

Yoplait Yogurt - $.39 (in ad coupon)
- $.40/6 MFQ (5/30/10 SS)
= $.32 each

Western Family Chili - $.79 (in ad coupon)

Nesquik Milk - $.99
- $1/2 MFQ (5/2/10 SS)
= $.49 each

General Mills Cereal (Chocolate, Honey Nut or Cinnamon Chex) - $1.49
- $.75 MFQ (6/6/10 SS)
= $.74

Total Cereal - $1.49
- $.75 MFQ (6/27/10 SS)
= $.74

Betty Crocker Helpers - $.98 (in ad coupon)
- $.75/3 MFQ (5/30/10 SS)
= $.73 each

Betty Crocker Brownie Mix - $.79 (in ad coupon)

Milk (gallon) - $1.79

Don Julio Tortilla Chips - $.88 (in ad coupon)

Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauce (26 oz) - $.79 (in ad coupon)

Crayons (24 pk), Pencils (10 ct), Glue (5 oz) - $.35

Glue Stick (3 pk) - $.47

Scissors (8 inch) - $1.27
- $1 MFQ on package
= $.27

Notebooks (70 sheet) - $.20

Filler Paper (150 ct) - $.47

Kmart Super Double Coupon Event 7/4/10 - 7/10/10

Kmart is doubling your first 5 Health & Beauty ONLY coupons 7/4 - 7/10 with your Shop Your Way Rewards Card.

This is a Super Doubles up to $2.00!

Does not Include Grocery Coupons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Limit 5 coupons per customer per day.

Kmart Double Coupon List

Thanks Savvy Shopper.

Cheesecake Factory $1.50/slice

On July 29,2010, The Cheesecake Factory will be giving slices of cheesecake for only $1.50! You must bring the coupon!!

To get the $1.50/slice coupon:

1. "Like" The Cheesecake Factory on Facebook.
2. Click on the Get Started Tab.
3. Allow the Cheesecake Factory to access your information.
4. Print out your invitation.

You can only use the coupon for Dine-In.

Find a Cheesecake Factory location near you.

Thanks Freebies2Deals!

Michael's, JoAnn and Hobby Lobby Coupons

Hobby Lobby 40% off coupon (exp 7/10/10)

JoAnn Fabrics 40% off coupon (exp 7/17/10)

Michael's 50% off coupon (exp 7/10/10)

Thanks Deal Seeking Mom!

Weekly Deals - Target, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Ridleys

Target Deals

Rite Aid Deals

Walgreen Deals

Ridleys Deals

Thanks Savvy Shopper!!

Don't Forget the Giveaway!!

Don't forget to enter our Healthy Heart Hotcakes Giveaway!

RC Willey $5 DVDs

UPDATE: I just picked up 2 of the 3 movies. Apparently they aren't limiting it to 1 per family.

I just ordered Tooth Fairy for my family! I've been wanting to see it (I love The Rock!!), but couldn't drag my husband...

Get 1 of 3 DVDs for only $5 at RC Willey!

As part of R.C. Willey's 4th of July Sale, you can purchase a DVD for only $5! You can only purchase 1 per family. Purchase has to made online and picked up a RC Willey store. Prices are effective until July 5, 2010, but it is "while supplies last".

The Time Traveler's Wife

Angels and Demons

The Tooth Fairy

Thanks Freebies2Deals.

Swimming Deals in Provo and Orem

The Veterans Memorial Pool is half off on Monday Nights from 8:30pm - 10pm.

450 West 500 North
Provo, UT 84601

And, the Scera Swimming Pool is half priced on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Nights from 6pm - 8pm.

701 South State Street
Orem, UT 84097

$10 off $50 Fireworks Coupon

TNT Fireworks is offering a coupon for $10 off a $50 or more purchase. Coupon can be used at any of the stands or tent locations here in UT.

Coupon expires on July 5th.

Find a location near you.

New Pampers Code - 10 Points

If you haven't joined the Pampers Village yet, check it out and add the following Gifts to Grow code to your account.

FACEBOOKJUL2010 - 10 points

And for more points, check out my other posts:

45 points

135 points

Old Navy $1 Flip Flops on Saturday (7/3/10) ONLY

Old Navy is having their $1 Flip Flop Sale this Saturday!!

Solid Color Flip Flops for the entire family will be just $1 per pair. Off is available in store only. Limit 5 per customer, while supplies last.

Be sure to print the Facebook page and bring it to the store to get the deal.

Make sure to get there early. These go fast!!

Lessons I've Learned

Just thought I'd share some things that I've learned along my "couponing" journey.

1 - Another deal always comes along. Don't worry if you miss out on a great deal because, chances are, another one is right around the corner. Many of the store sales are on cycles and they will show up again. You'll get the next one!

2 - Couponing takes time and lots of work. There are times that I get so sick of shopping for deals (crazy, I know), that I just stop for awhile. I take a look at the deals each week and if something catches my attention, then that's usually what gets me back in the game. I keep enough of a supply on hand that if I don't shop for a few weeks, we'll be okay.

3 - Buying every deal that comes along can hurt you. When I first started couponing, I would buy up everything that I could get my hands on that was a good deal. Well, in the last couple of months, I've had to throw out a bunch of food that had gone rancid. Was that money well spent (or money saved)?? No, just money down the drain.

4 - It pays to do a little searching before you buy. Buying anything, that is. We are in the market for cable (my husband is so excited) and I've done quite a bit of searching for the best deal. And I have found a ton of information out there that will cut our bill drastically. A couple of hours on the internet will save us a couple hundred dollars for the first year. I consider that money made! If you ever need help finding a deal, let me know and I will do all I can.

5 - Menu planning saves money. I hate deciding what to have for dinner! It is the worst part of the day. Too often, my husband will get home from work and the girls and I are ready and waiting to go somewhere for dinner. So I've started planning our meals each week. On Sundays, I think about what we have and what we need to use and a menu is born. Of course, there are days that I don't stick to it, but it really has helped. We save money by not eating out and by not running to the store for those last minute foods.

6 - Many times you have to act quick to get the great deal. Not a lot of time for mulling it over and thinking about it. If it's a purchase that I was going to make anyway and I find a great deal, then I jump. If it's not a high priced item, then I go for it. If it's something that I really need to think about and consult with my husband about, then I wait. And if the deal is still there, great. But if not, another deal will come along.

7 - Organization is key. Unfortunately, as I type this, my coupon inserts sit in stacks on the kitchen table. I was preparing for my Walgreens trip this week and I spent over an hour looking for 2 specific coupons... If I had taken the time to organize them, this would have taken seconds. There is no right or wrong method to organizing. Do whatever works for you! My goal is to set aside a time each week to cut and organize those coupons. I think it would be so fun to have "coupon cutting" parties. Get a bunch of us together, let the kids play downstairs, and just cut away. It sure would make organizing so much more fun!

8 - I never realized I could get such a rush from saving money!! My heart just goes crazy as I'm checking out and watching my total dip lower and lower. I've been known to do a little dance in the aisle when I find an awesome deal! And it's so nice to know that I'm not the only one... :-)

9 - If you aren't careful, those good deals can cause you to spend more money than you think. How many of you have said, "I HAVE to get it because it's such a good deal!"? One of the greatest things I've learned is that it's okay to walk away from a good deal. I can't even begin to tell you how many times a "great deal" has arrived in the mail or followed me home from the store and I realize that I don't need it, want it, have room to store it, or have any idea what I'm going to do with it... Ask yourself these things before you buy. It sure saves on returns...

Sunflower Coupons for July 4th

4th of July Coupons at Sunflower Market

24 pack water $1.99
Blueberries $.99/pt
Hansen's Soda 2/$3
Foster Farms Chicken or Turkey Franks 2/$.99

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