Saving on everyday items to reach a goal

You will find helpful hints to save on everyday items so you can make the most of your money whether it is for Disney or for any other goal.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A great new addition-Jabali has arrived!

Everyone loves a baby and this one is no exception.  He was born at Walt Disney World on August 24 and now has a name.  His name is Jabali, meaning Strong as a rock.  His mom Vasha is taking great care of him under the watchful Disney eyes and his older sister Kianga loves him too.

You can see Jabali at Disney's Animal Kingdom.  Please let me know if you would like to book a trip to any Disney property and I will be glad to help you.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Walgreen's Digestive Health booklet

I had to get some antacids today when I went to get Rxs and there was a booklet I hadn't seen there before. It says Answers at Walgreens Digestive Health and has coupons in the back. They are listed below. All are Walgreen's coupons.

$2 off Prevacid acid reducer 42 ct.

$2 off Zantac acid reducer 75 mg/30 ct or 150 mg/ 24 ct

$1 off Benefiber powder mix

$2 off Dulcolax laxative tablets or stool softener softgels 25 ct.

***They all expire on 7/1/12.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Friday fun-blog hops to follow

Just for fun, below are a few blog hops to follow.  Check them out :)

Stalk Hop Friday

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Update on Free Dining at Walt Disney World

Free dining at Walt Disney World is one of the best promotions and most economical ways for families to take their dream trip.  Book your trip of three or more nights including room and atleast two days tickets and receive free dining when you book for the following dates. 

•Oct. 1-6, 2011
•Oct. 22 - Nov. 3, 201
•Nov. 12-17, 2011
•Nov. 26 - Dec. 1, 2011
•Dec. 10-15, 2011
•Jan. 8-12, 2012
•Jan. 21- Feb. 2, 2012
•Feb. 11-16, 2012
•March 3-8, 2012
•March 24-29, 2012

Free Quick Service Dining Plan is offered at value resorts and free Disney Dining Plan for moderate, deluxe, and villa resorts.

If you would like more information or to book a magical trip, please contact me at

Some great new deals from Snapfish

Snapfish has some great deals going for the next few weeks.  If you have been wanting to make a great photo book, now is a great time to do it.  You can make an 8" x 11" or 12" x 12" book and add as many pages as you would like.  Through August 31, get 50% off by using code SAVVYBOOKS when you check out. 

Address labels are also 50% off when you use code LABEL50 at check out.  This is valid through Septmenber 13. 

All cards are also on sale for 30% off when code 30CARDS11 is used.  This would be a great time to order those cute cards for the upcoming holidays. 

Eversave $10 for you, $10 for all

Big news from Eversave today! They are giving away millions of dollars in site credits (Save Rewards) this week as part of a limited time member appreciation promotion. All existing Eversave members and anyone who signs up for Eversave will get $10 in Save Rewards to use on any local, online, or travel daily deal before midnight on 8/25. Hurry!  This credit expires on 8/26.

Plus they have a great referral program! If you tell a friend about Eversave, you could get another $10 in credits when that friend buys a deal from Eversave for the first time!  They really have something for everyone! Deals with top online merchants and deals on vacation packages nationwide, plus local deals at restaurants, spas, museums and more in 22 cities. Check out their deals and sign up for Eversave to get $10 to spend on the site before midnight on Thursday!

Here are a few options for Saves you could use your $10 on.
$47 for two custom at-home whitening kits from ($279.99 value) - free shipping included!
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Sep 02, 2011

$55 for a massage, facial and reflexology package from WellSpa Suites ($135 value)
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 26, 2011

$37 for an introductory acupuncture session at Dragonfly Wellness Center ($85 value)
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 27, 2011

$35 for a 60-minute facial at Face 2 Face Skincare ($70 value)
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 26, 2011

$29 for a cut and keratin masque or $49 to add all-over color
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 29, 2011

$25 for admission, skate rentals and drinks for four at Skateland ($52 value)
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 26, 2011

$50 for two adult weekend passes to the World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science (up to $100 value)
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 27, 2011

$80 for a catered dinner from Ethan Anthony's Italian Catering ($190 value)
Offer expires: 11:59 PM - Aug 28, 2011

thredUP is having a 48 hour sale

thredUP, where busy moms swap boxes of children's clothes, toys, and books online, is having a great sale.  Many moms are saving money by getting gently used items for their children when they've outgrown the sizes they have and thredUP is here to help.  This sale makes it even more affordable to get these great items for your children.  The sale started at 12:01am this morning and runs through 11:59 pm August 25.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Quiznos Q-Club-get free coupons

Do you love Quizno's?  Quizno's continues it's 30th anniversary celebration with a great deal when you sign up for the Q-Club.  You get four great coupons to use on your next several purchases from Quizno's.  Sign up today and enjoy a great lunch for a reasonable price.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Have you been wanting to try Proactiv?

Proactiv has a great offer for those that have been wanting to try it out but didn't want to spend too much on the trial.  For only $19.95, you can the entire 3 step system valued at $72!  If you click on the link above, you also get a free Deep Cleansing Wash and Travel-Size Green Tea Moisturizer.  And if that wasn't a great enough deal, you even get free shipping!  Now is your chance to get a great deal on a great product.  To take advantage on this great deal, click on the link picture above.

WomanFreebies for great free samples

Woman Freebies is a great place to look when you want to find free samples, coupons, and more items that were specially picked for women by women.  They know the types of items you may be looking for and are excited to show them to you.  Check them out today.

Branded Samples for Women!

Have you joined Superpoints?

Superpoints is a great way to earn prizes and gift cards and it is "super" easy.  There are several ways to earn points and the more points you earn, the more prizes you can get.   You can play the SuperLucky Button every day and the more friends you have that join, the more plays you get on the SuperLucky Button.  You can get points from your friends getting points.  You can also do surveys and other tasks. 

Joining Superpoints is by invitation only.  Some active codes to join through are listed below if you are interested.  I hope you all win lots of excellent prizes and gift certificates.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Limited Entry Gift Cards from Swagbucks

Swagbucks knows how valuable your reward points are to you, and they've introduced a line of Limited Entry Gift Card Swagstakes that give you a low price for entries, improved odds of winning, and a way for you to get free stuff without paying a high price. If you've never entered a Swagstakes before, they're drawings where you buy an entry/multiple entries for a relatively small amount of Swag Bucks with the chance to win a larger prize.

They have a $25 Giftcard - 25 Entries per giveaway, and each entry is only 40 Swagbucks. To celebrate these new cards, Swagbucks is going to be running a special promotion all next week - every day, they're rolling out an AWESOME Limited Entry Gift Card AND giving you the opportunity to help you build a GIGANTIC Swag Code to be released on the 29th. For more details tune in to the Swagbucks blog on Monday at 10am PDT, when they'll reveal the first card!

An easy way to get organized

Do you have all your important papers scattered around?  Are you the only one that knows where they are?  Most of us are like that because we are so busy but we don't have to be.  About One is a life assistance program that you can sign up for a free account to help you keep track of all your important information. You can check out About One by clicking here.

Halloween at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is fun all the time, but how much more fun can you have at Halloween?  Alot!!  If you have never been to WDW for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, then you may want to start planning a super fun trip. 

MNSSHP is so much fun for all ages.  It may be frowned upon if you and your older children dress up for Halloween and go trick or treating, but that's not the case during the party.  It's actually encouraged!  All ages are encouraged to dress up and when you enter the park, you are handed a bag to put your trick or treat goodies in.  There are many places to get candy like right beside where the "clowns" in the above picture are standing. 

Free Face Painting during MNSSHP

There are character dance parties that are fun for all ages as well as special parades led by the Headless Horseman and including the "inhabitants" from the Haunted Mansion and a special fireworks show called Hallowishes.  This would have to be one of the most fun parades at all of WDW!  There are many characters waiting to have there picture taken with your family and all dressed in their best Halloween attire.  The event is held many nights during September and October at the Magic Kingdom.

Haunted Mansion inhabitants during the parade

If you are interested in booking a trip to take your family to experience this most fun event, please contact me at for more information. There are great deals available for that time frame so start planning for a great time!!

60% off at through 8/21 Weekly Promo Offer 125 X 125
A night out sounds great!  You've been cooking at home all week saving money but you'd really like to go out if it wasn't so expensive.  Well, it doesn't have to be.  With, you can go out to eat for a fraction of the menu prices.  Through 8/21, you can purchase a $25 gift certificate from many great restaurants for only $4 when you use the code STEAK at check out.  What a great way to surprise someone special with a special meal out without breaking the bank!

Save 60% on most Restaurant Gift Certificates. Use code STEAK at checkout now thru 8/21/11.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Great deals from Groupon

Groupon always has great deals but now they have something extra good.  It's called Now! Deals.  You enter your address or zip code and choose a category and it shows you on a map where the deals are located and what times you can use them today.  There are 20 restaurant deals in Orlando on the Now! Deals! 

Here are a few online deals for you for today:
Jacksonville-$25 for $75 worth of photo products from Picaboo
Las Vegas-$10 for $25 worth of nuts and more from Nutty Guys
Asheville-$10 for $20 value Butterfly Garden with insects and accessories

Check back often as Groupons change daily.

We Use Coupons Wednesdays

Wednesday, Hump day, half way to the weekend--what does that have to do with coupons?  Alot!!  Wednesday is a great day to plan what you will be purchasing the following week.  You can find out what coupons are in next Sunday's papers by clicking here and you can find out what will be on sale next week at your local grocery stores as well as the three major drug stores-CVS, Walgreen's, and Rite Aid.  It's always easier to shop if you have planned on what you need and you may get more of what you are looking for by shopping earlier in the sales with what you have learned on Wednesdays.

Happy Wednesday!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Earn cash with Ipsos i-Say

Ipsos i-Say is now looking for members in several different demographics.  As a member, you could answer surveys to earn points redeemable for cash, gift cards, and charities.  Check them out and maybe you will be just what they are looking for.

20% Bonus from Swagbucks through 8/22

Search & Win

Swagbucks is always looking for new ways for you to earn Reward Points, and this week they've got a promotion designed to help you get your free stuff faster! All this week, for any qualifying Special Offer you complete from now through Sunday, August 21st, you’ll receive a 20% bonus on what you earn That bonus will be applied no later than 4:00pm PDT on Monday, August 22nd.

Offers from the following providers qualify for the bonus:

Ad Rewards
Trialpay (Offers & Daily Deals)
Super Rewards
Peanut Labs (Surveys & Offers) and Sponsorpay

If you haven’t done Special Offers before, you can choose from a variety of different offers (free, purchase required, games, surveys, watching videos, etc.), each of which pay you a Swag Bucks reward. Get started today and earn big all week long!

Friday, August 12, 2011

American Eagle Outfitters-20% through 8/14

When you like American Eagle Outfitters on Facebook now through 8/14, you can take 20% off your purchase.  If you are clearance shopping, that could mean a really good deal!  Just like them on Facebook and click on the Facebook offer tab to get your 20% of coupon.  If you already like them, you can still get the 20% off coupon.

Eversave has a Best of BBQ Day

Yum!  Who doesn't like BBQ?  Today, Eversave helps all of us get that famous BBQ and at a great price too.  Check out some of the great deals that are available today:

$39 for $80 worth of Pat Boone All-American Meats
ATL-$7 for $15 from Rick's Smokin Pig
Balt-$10 for $20 worth from Firehouse Tavern
Chicago-$7 for $15 worth from Pitchfork
Columbus-$10 for $20 from Windy City BBQ Ribs
NYC-$8 for $16 worth from Chickys
Phoenix-$5 for $10 worth from Stacy's Smokehouse BBQ

Happy Eating--and don't forget the napkins !

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Cellfire has new coupons available

If you shop at a store that uses Cellfire coupons such as Kroger and it's affiliates, then you are in luck!  New coupons were posted yesterday afternoon.  They are available from 8/9 until 8/22 and can be used through 9/5.  There is also a Cellfire app so if you have a Droid or iPhone, you might want to download that app too.  Enjoy :)

$2 custom notebooks at Vistaprint

Vistaprint has a great back to school promotion going on and today's item does not disappoint.  These great notebooks will have every student happy to take them back to school.  Check them out and take advantage on this great deal today.

Monday, August 8, 2011

CVS advisory panel heads up

If you are a participant in the advisory panel, check your email!  There is a link to a prequalification survey that could be worth $10ECBs on Sunday August 14.  I'm qualified-are you?