Friday, January 22, 2010

Super Swag Bucks Day!

Search & Win

Have you ever heard of Swagbucks? No? I didn't either until a few months ago. Swagbucks is a search engine site where you can earn "bucks" by searching the Internet. It's really easy to use and you can use your accumulated points for things like gift cards to Amazon, Paypal, B&N or save up to "purchase" XBox 360.

Before the holidays I was able to score some great gift cards to use for presents! For signing up, you get 5 bucks and Friday's are Super Swag Buck Days where you could earn up to 10,000 bucks just for searching!

It's a great way to get a little extra something for nothing! Just click on Swagbucks above and you will be directed to Swagbucks!

Free App at Macaroni Grill

Join the Macaroni Grill's Mac Pack to receive a free appetizer and more savings!

Thanks AThriftyMom!

Big Lots Coupon

Go here for a new 20% off coupon from Big Lots. To find a store near you, click here!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


I had a few minutes to myself this afternoon, so I ran a few errands and I went to Aldi's to pick up a few things. For the past couple of weeks, I've been looking for wild salmon. Every time I go to get it, the store is out of it, so since I was at Aldi's I checked. They had 2 kinds of wild salmon (frozen and each fillet individually vacuum sealed), one was regular wild salmon and the other is wild sockeye salmon. I bought the wild sockeye salmon for $6.99 (4-4oz fillets). I made them for dinner tonight and I will be buying them again! I was very happy with them and I really love Aldi's.

I have to admit, you do have to price shop, as they do not accept coupons and there are some items that you can get cheaper at say, Giant or Weis. But you can find some interesting things there and some things are much cheaper than the grocery store.

Just an idea of some of the prices:

Sockeye Salmon: $6.99
Wild Salmon: $3.99
Flounder: $3.99
Graham Crackers: $1.49
1 lb Celery: $.99
Hummus: $1.39
Canola Oil: $1.99 (large bottle, I just paid $2.55 for the same thing and that was with a coupon!)

Here is some things to know before you shop at Aldi's:

1. Bring a quarter. To get a cart, you need to insert a quarter. You will get the quarter back when you return the cart, but this ensures that people don't leave carts laying around in the parking lot banging up cars.
2. Bring your own bags. They have bags for sale that you can pack your groceries in, but one way they keep costs down is by not supplying bags, so bring your own (plus it's better for the environment).
3. Get chocolate! Aldi's is a Germany company, so they carry European chocolate a lot cheaper than specialty stores! It just doesn't have the same wrapper!
4. They have a double your money back guarantee! A few months ago I tried their diapers. Not so good, but I took them back and I got my money back and a box of wipes. It was really hassle free to return it. (Basically their policy is money back and then you get to try a new product, so if I wasn't satisfied with the salmon, I would get my money back and get another fish to try).

On a last note, it's a little know fact that Aldi's is a sister store of Trader Joe's. You see there are 2 brothers who own Aldi's in Europe. One of them owns Trader Joe's in America and the other owns Aldi's in America!


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30% off code: KCSAVE30
free shipping code: FREEMVCSHIP

Kohl's has a lot on clearance right now, so these codes will make an even sweeter deal!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Two years and counting.......

Two years ago today, I married a man. He's not the man that I had conjured up in my childhood dreams. He isn't even the man of my adult dreams. He's the man who is far more dreamier than any of those dreams of past. Far more handsome, loving, supportive and all and all, amazing. Far more of a better parent and I love him so much!

Happy Anniversary Babe! is offering 10% off your purchase when you use code: MOVER10 or you can use code: LOWES50 to get $10/$50 or more!

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Giant Deals 1-17

Shannon, over at For the Momma's has the best deals at Giant this week! Here are my favorites:

Weight Watchers Smart Ones Entrees 6/$10.00
use B5Get 1 Free Breakfast Sandwich
use B1G1 up to $3.89 (if you were able to print it)
get 7th one free instore wyb 6
Get 7 Entrees, One Breakfast Sandwich
$1.25 each after coupon

Barilla Plus Pasta $1.79
use $.75/1 in 01/03 SS
use $1.00/1 in 12/06 SS
$.79 after coupon

Texas Pete Hot Sauce $.79
use $.55/1 in 10/18 ss
$.24 after coupon