Couponing for the Rest of Us

Papa John’s 40% OFF Online Order!

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Not in the mood to cook tonight?  We don’t blame you – first week of school deserves a reward!   Through 8/17, order a Papa John’s Large Pizza and get 40% off with code SUM40!  That makes a Large Cheese pizza only $6 – what a deal for this super-yummy pizza! *This may only be available for some areas, let us know if yours is participating!

And if that code doesn’t work in your area – here’s another Papa John Code:

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2 Boxes of Cute Personalized Checks for $4.47 each Shipped!

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2 Boxes of Personalized Checks – Each only $4.47 Shipped!

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Join Me at the Making Happy Happen for Mom Bi-Lo in Store Event on 8/17 #KuddlesMom

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BI-LO. As always all opinions are my own.
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Recently, BI-LO announced Kuddles, its new line of quality, affordable formula, diapers and baby essentials, now available in store. Backed by the line’s 100 percent happiness guarantee, parents can rest assured that Kuddles will keep their babies smiling, making more time for what matters most. On August 17th from 2-4 p.m. I’ll be at the Making Happy Happen for Mom in store event at store 3515, located at 703 Signal Mountain Rd. I’d love for you to join me for the super fun event. Bi-Lo will have Kuddles products on display, refreshments, plus great giveaways including Kuddles product, BI-LO gift cards, floral arrangements and the chance to win free diapers for a year. Whoa! Free diapers for a year could really come in handy!

In case you missed my earlier announcement, we are expecting a new baby girl to our family in November. My kids are older, so we are starting completely over with this baby. It’s been years since I had to buy baby items and so much has changed in. I can’t wait to find out more about the new Kuddles product line at BI-LO at this in store event. Grab your girlfriends, and lets have a fabulous afternoon. Can’t wait to see you there! (Kasey)
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How to Save: Yearly Sales Cycles

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Besides a grocery store sale cycle, are there times of the year when certain items are on sale?

Absolutely! Grocery stores are smart. They know that there are certain times of the year when shoppers are keying in on specific goods and they want to grab as much of your business as they possibly can. So why not offer a great price on something they already know you’ll be looking for? When you think about it, it’s a fantastic idea. Cookout supplies around the 4th of July, baking staples during the holidays and even candy on Halloween.

It’s all about anticipation. In this case, the anticipation of shopping habits. The store knows from experience, and shopping trends, when different items will peak throughout the year.  By matching their best prices to times of peak demand they stand a better chance of bringing shoppers through the door and earning their business.

This is a cycle you can work to your advantage! By staying on top of what items tend to go on sale during certain times of the year, you can stock up and save your family impressive amounts of money. Right now try focusing on those key items you’ll soon be tossing into lunchboxes day after day. Things like pudding cups, fruit snacks and Lunchables can be expensive, so buy when the time is right and have them ready and waiting when you need them most. Also, keep track as to which of these items can be frozen. Things like lunchmeat freeze great, making it easy to take advantage of a good sale when you find one.

Another thing to keep track of is produce. Fruits and vegetables are at their peak at different times of the year. If you can buy when the market is flooded, and then either can or freeze your produce, you have the chance to save money while still offering healthy options for your family.

Right now August is upon us and that can only mean one thing…..back to school! With that in mind let’s take a look at a few items that always tend to be on sale this time of year.

Sales to Watch for During Back to School:

School Supplies

  • Pencils, Crayons, Markers, Scissors, Rulers, Folders, Glue, Paper, Notebooks & Other School Supplies

Breakfast Items/School Lunches

  • Pudding Cups, Lunch Meat, Lunchables, Bread, Cold Cereal, Waffles, Juice Boxes

Disinfectant

  • Clorox, Purell

Clearance

  • Insect Repellant, Sunscreen, Charcoal, Pool Toys, Outdoor Furniture, Pools, Picnic Supplies

Seasonal Produce

  • Veggies: Avocado, Green Beans, Beans, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Onion, Bell Pepper, Summer Squash, Tomatillo, Tomatoes, Peaches, Gravenstein Apples, Berries, Figs, Grapes, Melons, Peaches, Bartlett Pears, Plums, & Raspberries

 

Couponing is a great way to save money!  Whether you save 5%, 15% or 50% you are still saving your family money.  Having a hard time getting started?  Buy my new book, “Couponing for the Rest of Us” on Amazon in paperback or Kindle.  You can even read the first chapter online FREE!

Amazon: HSI Ceramic Ionic Hair Straightener $39.85 Shipped (was $300!)

I just noticed that this really popular flat-iron is back down to the low-low under $40 price, and now it comes with a few extras!!  If you’ve been on the lookout for a good deal on a quality straightening iron -  Amazon has this HSI The Styler Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron Hair Straightener for $39859 shipped!  (reg $299)

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New Lindsay Olives Coupon = 49¢ at Walgreens starting 8/10!

 

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Amazon: San Francisco Bay K-Cups for $.31 ea!

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Looking for a K-Cups deal?  Here’s a nice price for San Francisco Bay Fog Chaser K-Cups for $.31 each!

Here’s how:

GO HERE and choose the 80-Ct Package of Fog Chaser for $26
Choose Subscribe & Save to get 5% OFF
= $24.70 -  or $0.31 ea!

That’s a pretty good deal on these new “One Cups”, I’ve used these and they’re great – so it sounds like a steal!

*HOT* Legos and Lego Gear 60% OFF Zulily

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Zulily | LEGO Sale up to 60% OFF!

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