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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Mail Call - 3/31

This has been an awesome week for getting freebies in the mail. I had forgotten about requesting some of these samples.

Sample of Rachael Ray Nutrish dog food (Can be found here)

Various samples from Kotex (Available from Walmart here

For other free samples from Walmart, go here. Current offerings include Zyrtec, Cottonelle, Jergens Natural Glow, Always Infinity pads, Gain, and NicoDerm CQ. 

Monday, March 30, 2009

Some freebies and a cheapie

Walmart and Walgreens


2 Glade soy candles - $5.99 each
-2 $4 Internet printables (no longer available) 
-2 $2 IVC from April ESC

1 bag of Halls - $1.39 (using IVC for this week)
-$1 coupon from insert

Subtotal: $.37
Grand total (after tax): $1.67
Total saved: $14. 20


Always Infinity Pads, 18 ct. - $4.97
- One box free coupon (See previous post)

2 boxes of Nescafe Taster's Choice instant coffee - $.97
-2 $1 Internet printables (Here for coupon)

Aquafresh Extreme Clean sample - $.97
-Internet printable for free sample (up to $1.25) (Here for coupon)

Grand total (after tax): $.71

Mail Call - 3/30

Today I received this awesome beinggirl sample kit from Tampax and Always. 

I somehow managed to get two, and each package included three tampons, one pad, two pantyliners, one wipe, and three coupons. The coupons were good for $1 off any Tampax Pearl, $1.50 off any Tampax Compak Pearl, and a FREE 18 ct. box of Always Infinity Pads (retail value at my walmart: $4.97). This is one of the best free samples I've ever received! You've gotta love it when your free samples help you get more free stuff.

To order your sample, just fill out this short form on the beinggirl website.  My samples arrived within a couple of weeks. 

FREE Earthbound Farm reusable tote

In honor of Earth Day, Earthbound Farm is going to be giving away a reusable tote bag to the first 10,000 people who take their pledge each week in April. 

Take the pledge for your chance to win.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Mail Call

In the past week, I’ve received some awesome freebies in my mailbox. Below, you can check out everything I’ve scored and find out how to get one of your own. 

Sample of Always Infinity and $1 off coupon (Go here )

Sample of Dunkin Donuts coffee (Go here)

Glade Sense & Spray and 5 $4 off coupons from BzzAgent *

Say Something toolkit (included a t-shirt, tote bag, and tons of information on cervical cancer and how to prevent it). To snag this freebie, go here and fill out the order form. Once you submit the form, it will bring up another form that asks for information to charge for shipping. I did NOT fill this out and still received the toolkit, absolutely free. However, ymmv. 

Not pictured (and no longer available):

Coupon for a free 2-liter Diet Dr. Pepper 

Coupon for a free frozen Kashi entrĂ©e 


* Look for an upcoming post on BzzAgent. In the meantime, you can check out their website by clicking here

Recent Steals and Deals

Below are the results of some of my recent shopping adventures.

March 26 - Walmart

2 packs of Huggies Natural Care wipes (16 count) - $1.25 each

-$3 Internet printable (the one for Natural Fit products)

-$3 Internet ptintable

 Cover Girl eyeliner - $2.86

-$1 from insert

 3 Johnson’s Buddies Soaps - $.97 each

-$1 on 1 Internet printable

-$2 on 2 Internet printable

 1 dog toy - $.99


Subtotal: $9.25

Grand total (after tax): $.09 (NINE CENTS!!!!)

Paid with gift card, so OOP = $0

March 23 - Walmart

Purina Beggin’ Strips - $2.76

-$3 Internet printable

 Huggie Gentle Care changing pads - $2.82

-$5 Internet printable

 Carefree pantyliner - $1 (rollback)

-$1 from March issue of Glamour

 Rimmel Sexy Curves Mascara - $6.88

- Free up to $6.47 from April issue of All You

 3 Johnon’s Buddies Soaps - $.97 each

-$1 on 1 Internet printable

-$2 on 2 Internet printable

 Cover Girl Simply Powder - $6.72

-$1 coupon from insert


Subtotal: $3.62

Grand total (after tax): $5.87

Paid with gift card, so OOP = $0

March 23 - Walgreens

2 jumbo packs of Huggies Gentle Care diapers - $9.99 each

-$5 Internet printable

-$5 Internet printable

 Huggies Gentle Care wipes - $2.50

-$5 Internet printable

 Schick Razor - $8.99

-$4 ESC

-$4 from 3/22 SS insert

 Colgate Total toothpaste - $3.49

-$2.50 ESC

-$1 Internet printable

 Altoids small peppermints (my filler item) - $.50


RR Used: $6

Subtotal: $2.96

Grand total (after tax): $6.42

Total saved: $37.48


All About Me

I’m so excited to finally start my own bargain blog! I figured I should use the first entry to share a little about myself. My name is Melissa. I’m 24 years old and the proud mommy of a nine-month-old chiweenie (chihuahua/miniature daschund mix) named Maddie. I’m from beautiful East Tennessee. I finished grad school in August, and I’ve been living with my parents until I can find a full-time job. In the meantime, I’m a Jill of all trades. I substitute teach (Side note: God bless those moms and dads who teach their children manners, how to behave, and how to treat others), babysit, and do various other odd jobs. I have a master’s degree in advertising and public relations, and I’ve found that’s not such a great field to be in during this economic “downturn.” However, it was my passion for PR, advertising and marketing that led me to couponing and bargain hunting in the first place.

I love, love, love:

My friends and family

My puppy Maddie

Couponing and bargain shopping



Warm, breezy days

Curling up with a good book

Meeting new people

“Discovering” new places

Fresh flowers

Feeling organized

I don’t love so much:

Banana-flavored foods

Listening to people crunch on ice

Rude people

Stay tuned for more updates! Please bear with me as I get everything formatted, organized and fully functional.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009