Monday, April 27, 2009

Tops 4/26-5/2 List

While you are at Tops this week don't forget to get the Old El Paso coupon books that are on display on the Corona Beer displays. The beer displays always have good coupons and in NY there is not beer purchase required. There is a $6 rebate when you buy any beef or chicken from the butcher!

Kellogg's Cereal (Rice Krispies, Froot Loops, Apple Jacks or Cocoa Krispies) $1.88
use $1/1 from 4/5 RP (red plum sunday paper insert)
Final Price: $.88

Fresh Corn 4/$1

Perry's Sherbet $3
use $1/1 from 4/19 SS (smart source sunday paper insert)
Final Price: $2

Land o Lakes buttery spread $1.99
use $.55 printable doubles
Final Price: $.89 ea

Juicy Juice Immunity (Apple or Berry $2.50
use $1/1 from 4/26 SS
Final Price: $1.50

Mangoes $1

Jubilee 4/26-5/2

Purex Laundry Soap $1.88
use $.50/1 from HERE
or $.35/1 from 3/8 Sunday paper
or $1/2 from 3/8 Sunday paper
Final Price: $1.38ea with $.50/1 or $1/2 Qs

Hamburger Helper $.88

Cantaloupes BOGO

Gold Kist Chicken Leg Quarters $.49/lb sold in 10 lb bag for $4.90

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Walgreens 4/26-5/2 List

Nivea Body Wash $4.99
use $1/1 from HERE (coupon no longer available...hope you printed it 2 weeks ago when I originally posted this :)
or use $1/1 from 4/19 Sunday paper
receive $4.99 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($1.00 MM)

Rembrandt Toothpaste or Mouthwash $5.99
receive $5.99 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR

Bayer Quick Release Crystals $2.49
(it's been reported that there are $1/1 coupons on the display or packages)
receive $2.49 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR

Ecotrin $2.00
use $1/1 from 1/25 SS
or use $2.25/1 from ( I can never get this site to print for me so GOOD LUCK!)
receive $2 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($1 MM)

Bayer Breeze2 or Contour Blood Glucose Meter $14.99
use up to $30/1 from 3/1 RP or 3/22 SS
receive $5
Final Price: FREE after RR ($5 MM)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

This Weekend in The Buff

**Once again there is some fun Thomas & Friends stuff at Toys R Us this weekend.

There will be coloring, play time on the train tables and free gift bags. Event is Saturday April 25th from 11am to 1pm. Go HERE for more details.

We've been to Toys R Us events in the past and my kids have enjoyed them. If nothing else it's time out of the house.

**Adventure Landing is having a Military weekend with super special discounts for military families. If someone in your family is in the military you should go! Go HERE for more information about this event and other upcoming events.

I'll update this post as other things come up.

Walgreens 4/22

OK, even though I decided to NOT do Walgreens this week, I'm going to go there today. Why? Well, today only in honor of Earth Day Walgreens is giving away a limited amount of reusable bags AND 15-20% off select purchases (basically excluding dairy, liquor and prescriptions - read coupon link below for more exclusions).

Here's what you do:

Go HERE and print your coupon for a FREE bag and 15-20% off.

Then go to Walgreens and gather your purchases.

Then go to the Beauty counter or Photo counter to check out (free bag and discount only good at beauty or photo counter).

I've put together a list for what I'll be picking up. The prices listed are the sale prices and do not include the additional discount.

Glade Candles $5.99
use $4 IP coupon from HERE
use $2 ESC
Final Price: FREE ($5.09 with 15% discount so it could be a $.91 MM)

Wags Diapers $9.99 BOGO 50%off
use 2 $2 coupons from pharmacy pamphlet (just ask if they have a pamphlet on their prescription program)
Final Price: 2/$10.98 (an addition 20% off with coupon so $7.98 for 2 packs - about 80 diapers so $.10 per diaper)

Physicians Formula Organic (40% off) buy at least $10 worth to get ESR
use $1/1 Q from 3/22 SS or 4/19 SS
send in for $10 ESR
Final Price: FREE after ESR (possible MM with Qs)

Skintimate (new kind in curvy bottle) or Edge Energy Shave Gel $2.99
receive $3RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($2.54 with 15% discount so it's a $.45 MM)

Chapstick $1.99
receive $2RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($1.69 with 15% discount so it's a $.31 MM)

7-up 12 packs 3/$11
use 3 $1/1 from w
receive $5 RR
Final Price: 3/$3 after RR (3/$6.35 with 15% discount before RRs)

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Earth Day Freebies

Photo curtiousy of NOAA

Happy Earth Day!!! Lots of FREE stuff for Earth Day, go on over to Sweeties Swag and check out her list.

My favs are the FREE Walgreens bag with coupons, FREE Aveeno sample with Envirosaks Tote and FREE Reynolds Wrap.

I've got a list for Tops for this week and CVS in the works I just haven't gotten a chance to put all the links on them. I'll get those up tomorrow (earth day!!).

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Walgreens 4/12-4/18


Colgate Max White or Fresh Toothbrush $3.29
use $1/1 coupon HERE or HERE
receive $3.29 Register Reward (RR)
Final Price: FREE

Fiber Choice 10 ct $2.49
receive $2.49 RR
Final Price: FREE

Scunci Elastics 18 pack $2
receive $2 RR
Final Price: FREE

Lysol Products BOGO
don't forget to use 2 Qs. Qs in 3/29 paper.

Bayer Breeze2 or Contou Blood Glucose Monitor $14.99
$14.99 MIR
Final Price: FREE after MIR

Hefty One Zip Bags $3.49 BOGO
use 2 $.55/1 from 3/29 paper
Final Price: 2/$2.19

Friday, April 10, 2009

CVS 4/12-4/18 List

Sobe Life Water BOGO
use BOGO coupon from HERE
Final Price: 2 for FREE

Softsoap Scrub Body Wash $4.99
use $1/1 coupon from 3/29 Sunday paper (SS)
receive $4.99 ECB (limit 1)
Final Price: FREE after ECB ($1.00 money maker)

Colgate Enamel Protect, Sensitive Whitening Toothpaste or 360 Sensitive Toothbrush $3.99
use $.75/1 coupon from 3/29 Sunday paper (SS)
or use $1/1 coupon for Sensitive Whitening Toothpaste from HERE
receive $3.99 ECB (limit 2)
Final Price: FREE after ECB ($.75 to $1 money maker)

For other deals go over and visit Couponing 101.

Things to do in The Buff this Weekend

Borders Books Spring Fling

Hop in to Borders!

April 11, 2009 2:00 PM

Go HERE for info and participating locations

Celebrate the holiday! Dress up and join our storytime, Easter parade, sing-along, and more! After the party, visit the Borders page on Facebook for an opportunity to show how cute your kids are by uploading your party photos.

Toys R' Us
In-store Event: TAMAGOTCHI, Saturday April 11th from 12-2pm. Free VIP backstage lanyard with exclusive website codes and win prizes on the prize wheel.

Go HERE for store locations. These toys are for ages 8-12.

Build N Grow Clinics (for kids) build a Bird House, Saturday, April 11th 10am-11am

Go HERE to sign up and for more information.

Adventure Landing
Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunts! Search our golf courses for eggs filled with prizes. A $3 per child donation will benefit Variety Club of Buffalo. Registration starts at 8am

For more info and directions go HERE.

Buffalo Zoo
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Breakfast seatings will take place at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Children’s Resource Center. The event will include a catered buffet breakfast. Pre-paid reservations are required due to limited seating.

For information and registration go HERE.
Barnes & Noble

Easter Egg Hunt and Storytime

Call 716-632-3569 to Register, Saturday April 11, 2009 10:00 AM
4401 Transit Road Suite 800, Clarence, NY 14221, 716-634-1011

For other events and store locations go HERE.

Go See Some Art
Albright-Knox is FREE on Fridays after 3pm ($3 parking)
Visit one of the UB Art Museums/Galleries (admission is FREE)

For other events happening in the Buffalo area go HERE.

Get out there this weekend and have some fun in The Buff.

FREE Friday

Buffalo Wild Wings has a coupon offer for 6 FREE wings! Go HERE to print your coupon. Offer expires 4/30 so hurry up and get your free wings in The Buff.

Fisher Price has a FREE Precious Places DVD. Go HERE to get it.

Order your FREE Simple & Delicious coupon book today, includes a coupon for a FREE bottle of Ketchup.

FREE sample of Huggies Pure and Natural Diapers, HERE.

FREE sample of Quaker Rice Snacks, trust me they are good!

Tide Total Care Sample, FREE

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, 2 pack FREE

Order your FREE Home Made Simple coupon book today!

Tops 4/5-4/11 List

There is some good stuff at Tops this week.

Land O Lakes Butter $1.99
use $1.00/2 from 3/29 paper doubled
or $.55/1 from HERE doubled
Final Price: 1/$.89 or 2/$1.98

Olivio Spreadable $1.69
use $1/1 from 4/5 paper
Final Price: $.69

Fresh Pineapple $1.99
use $.75/1 from HERE if you are lucky enough to get Del Monte pineapple
Final Price: $.49

Vitamin 10 water $1
use $1/1 from 4/5 paper
Final Price: FREE

Kraft Salad Dressing 3/$5
use $1.50 from 3/29 paper
Final Price: $.17
Receive catalina coupon for $2 off your next order when you buy 4 bottles. That makes this a $1.32 money maker!!!

Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables or Rice $1
use $1.00/3 from 3/29 paper
Final Price: 3/$2.00 ($.67 ea)

Dole Canned Pineapple or Tropical Fruit or Mandarin Oranges $1
use $1.00/3 from 3/29 paper
Final Price: 3/$2.00 ($.67 ea)
Receive catalina coupon for $.75 off next purchase when you buy 3 cans!!!

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Amazing Movie Buys at Target

Get Madagascar 2 for FREE
This week Madagascar 2 is $6.99
apply for the following Mail In Rebates and the movie is FREE
$5 MIR from Viola (buy 2 - offer expires 5/15/2009 - coupons available HERE)
$4 MIR from Hostess (buy 2 family size packages - offer expires 4/30/2009 - coupons in 2/22 paper)
Final Price after MIRs: $2.01 money maker

Get Bedtime Stories for $1.99 (new release)
This week Bedtime Stories is $16.99
Use $5 coupon from HERE
and apply for the following MIRs
$5 MIR from Ortega (buy 2 or more - offer expires 7/31/2009)
***$5 MIR from Rayovac (buy 2 - offer expires 6/30/2009)*** This MIR is good towards ANY Disney Movie, so use it on your movie choice! Rayovac on sale at Target for $7.99 on the large packs, there were coupons for $1/1 in the 3/22 paper.
Final Price after MIRs: $1.99

Get Pinocchio for $5.99
This week Pinocchio is $13.99
apply for the following MIRs
$4 MIR from Sunmaid (buy 1 24 oz canister or 6-pack 1.5 oz - offer expires 12/31/2009)
$4 MIR from Hefty (buy 1 participating Hefty plate product - offer expires 6/30/2009 - coupons in 1/18 paper expire 4/30/09)
Final Price after MIRs: $5.99

Get Bolt for $5.99
This week Bolt is $13.99
apply for the following MIRs
$4 MIR from Ronzoni (buy 1 of select brands - offer expires 7/31/2009 - coupons in 4/5 paper)
$4 MIR from Hartz (buy 1 - offer expires 6/30/2009 - coupons in 4/5 paper)
Final Price after MIRs: $5.99

Get Tigger, Pooh and a Musical Too for $1.99
This week Tigger, Pooh and a Musical Too is $17.99
Receive $10 Gift Card from Target for purchasing it with Bedtime Stories
search for: on select Tigger, Pooh and a Musical Too there is a $6 coupon if you purchase both movies (BS and TP&M) Also there is an email that you can print this coupon from (I should have this email later this afternoon so if you are interested in it just leave me a comment with your email and I'll send it along when I get it).
Final Price after GC and Q: $1.99

***Don't forget to use the Rayovac Rebate on your choice of Disney Movie***

All these movies would make a good stash away present for birthdays and Christmas. Also makes for a cheap family night or date night at home.

So get out there and get your movies in The Buff!


If you haven't checked out Couponing 101 where Stephanie tells us about great deals and shopping lists as well as gets us organized... you should. In fact, you should go there right now!

Recently she had a giveaway for a $25 gift card and reusable shopping bag for signing up on A Full Cup. I did and entered the giveaway. I've never found better deals! Since signing up for A Full Cup I've found out about loads of free stuff, how to use my coupons on the best deals, and how to get new movies for CHEAP (see my post later today).

Well, yesterday I found out that I won! What great timing too because...It was my birthday yesterday :)

Stephanie is great and I'm so glad I found her website. She really has great posts with lots of advice and deals. Thanks so very much Stephanie and Couponing 101. I'll use my bag and GC wisely!

Monday, April 6, 2009

Want To Get In Shape?

Would you like to get a Wii Fitness Game for FREE? Me Too!!! This is a legitimate offer so listen up...

Go over to, read about the offer/survey, take the survey through AMMO Marketing and wait to hear back!

Good Luck!

FREE Shopping Bag

Every week Earthbound Farm gives 10,000 bags away to the first 10,000 people to make a pledge to live more sustainably. Not only can you make a pledge and make a difference in you life but if you are one of the lucky first people you will get a bag as well. If you don't get in on it this week just remember to go back next Monday when they make a new batch of bags available.

if you’re one of the first 10,000 people to take the pledge each week in April, you’ll win a beautiful Earthbound Farm reusable shopping tote!
So get over there and get you a tote in The Buff!

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Target List 4/5-4/11

Did you know that there are coupons you can print from Target's web site? This is good to know because you can use one manufacture's coupon and one Target coupon on the same item which will bring your price down even more on each item. There are two places to find their coupons, one is at the bottom of the page under Target Stores heading and says Grocery Coupons. The other is hidden, scroll down the home page where it says New At Target, click there and it will have coupons for each new item!

Vitamin Water 10/$10
use $1/1 coupon from 4/5 Sunday paper
Final Price: FREE

Buy Gillette Fusion Razor $7.99 and Gillette Shave Gel/Satin Care $1.89
Receive $5 GC (gift card) for next purchase
use $2/1 razor coupon from 4/5 Sunday paper
and $4/1 razor coupon from Target Home Mailer (if you get it)
and $1/1 shave gel coupon from 4/5 Sunday paper
Final Price: $1.88 after GC or FREE after GC if you have the Target Home Mailer Q

Air Heads candy $.58
use $.55 coupon from 3/22 Sunday paper
Final Price: $.03
(you may find this for a good deal at Tops or Wegmans too - they double coupons so if the price is less than $1.10 you could get this item FREE)

Market Pantry Fruit Snacks $.89-$1.52 (small bags by register are $.89, boxes in grocery isles are $1.52)
use $1/1 Target coupon HERE (does not specify box or bag)
Final Price: FREE - $.52 (could be a $.11 money maker with the small bags)

Axe Shower Gel (travel size) $.99
use $1/1 coupon from 4/5 Sunday paper
Final Price: FREE ($.01 money maker)

Hershey's Bliss $1.99
use $1/1 coupon HERE
and $1/1 Target coupon HERE
Final Price: FREE ($.01 money maker)

(all prices are based on what others have seen at Target, I have not gotten there yet to verify the prices.)

For more Target Deals go visit Ginger at Attention Target Shoppers.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Walgreens/CVS Lists 4/5-4/11

****Updated, I made a few errors - OOPS!***


Colgate Total $3.49, Earn $3.49 RR
use $1.00 coupon from 3/29 SS (Smart Source coupon insert of Sunday Paper)
or use $1.00 coupon found HERE
receive $3.49 in RR (register rewards) for use on your next purchase
Final Price: FREE after RR($1.00 moneymaker with coupon)

Glade Flameless Candle or Lasting Impressions $5.99
use $4.00 coupon from 3/29 SS
and $2.00 ESR - Limit 2(Easy Saver Rebate - you can do this online at
Final Price: FREE after ESR

Oust Sanitizer $2.99
Use $2 coupon from 3/29 SS
and $1 ESR - Limit 4
Final Price: FREE after ESR(.01 money maker)

Visine A.C. $3.99, Earn $3 RR when you buy 2
use 2 $3 coupons from 3/15 RP (RedPlum coupon insert from Sunday Paper)
Final Price: FREE ($1.02 money maker)

All Month Long Deals:
*Skintimate Cream Shave (new in curvy bottle) $2.99
receive $3 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($.01 money maker)

*Edge Shave Gel (new kinds) $2.99
receive $3 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($.01 money maker)

Chapstick Naturals or True Shimmer $1.99
receive $2 RR
Final Price: FREE after RR ($.01 money maker)

*The Skintimate and Edge MUST be bought in separate transactions in order to get the RR for both of them.

Sunday and Monday Sale only:
Oval or Rectangle Bamboo Easter Basket $1.99, Earn $1.99 ECBs (limit 2 ECB is Extra Care bucks for your next purchase)
Final Price: FREE after ECB

Easter Grass $.79, Earn $.79 ECBs (limit 2)
Final Price: FREE after ECB

All week:
Skintimate Cream Shave $3.49, Earn $3.49 ECBs (limit 1)
Final Price: FREE after ECB

Spend $25 on select baby care products and earn $10 ECBs (limit 1)
Huggies Jumbo Pack Diapers or PullUps $10 ea.
use $1.50/1 coupon from 3/1 SS
$2/1 Pull Ups coupon from 1/11, 2/22 or 3/22 SS
$2/1 Pull Ups coupon from HERE
and load up the $1.50/1 Huggies Supreme Diapers UPromise e-coupon HERE
Johnson's Baby Care $3
use $3/3 coupon from HERE
$2/2 Shampoo, conditioner or Buddies coupon from HERE

For more Deals go over to Couponing101 to see Stephanie's Walgreens List and her CVS List
You should also read up on the Walgreens and CVS 101 tips found there as well.

Friday, April 3, 2009

In The Buff This Weekend...

*Build a bird house at Home Depot (kids 5-12) - more details HERE (FREE)

*Easter Adventure at Toys R Us, Saturday April 4th from 12-2pm - more details HERE (FREE)

*Another chance to catch the Maple Sugaring Weekend at Cumming Nature Center in Naples, offers a pancake breakfast from 9a-2p and sugaring demonstrations from 10a-3p Saturday and Sunday. ($10 for pancake meal - this is their fundraising event to the $ is for a good cause, no admission charge for demonstrations) For directions and information go to:

*Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Saturday April 4th at 9am, Buffalo Zoo $14 for Adults and $12 for Children (members get a $3 discount) children under 24 months are free - reservations required but can be done online HERE.

*Eggs-Travaganza at the Niagara Power Project's Power Vista will include face painting, easter bunny visit, games, crafts and more from 10a-4pm (FREE)

*Natural Dyes at the Tifft Nature Preserve, at noon ($5)
OR Global Public Star Party at Tifft starts at 7:30pm (FREE)

*Children's Matinee Magic Show, at Stage 3pm ($5) - more details HERE

*Take a walk through the woods at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve or the Tift Nature Preserve

*Go to a museum: Amherst Museum ($1.50-$5), Buffalo Museum of Science 10a-5pm First Observers program, North Tonawanda History Museum (open M-F), Aquarium of Niagara (FREE - $9.50),

*Take a tour: City Hall on Fridays at 12pm (FREE - meet in the lobby), Queen City Downtown Walking Tour Saturday at 10am ($5 for students! meet at Shea's Performing Arts Center)

*Leaps N Bounce - indoor bounce houses, not sure of the details but you can go HERE for more information.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

MORE FREE Bowling in The Buff!!!

You can sign your kids up to bowl 2 games per day FREE at participating bowling locations. There are several here in The Buff. You still have to rent your shoes but kids under 15 can bowl for free every day from 5/4/2009 to 9/6/2009!!! After you sign your kids up you can sign up for a family pass (up to 4 adults) and get 2 games for free each day of the summer. Passes are $23.95 plus the rental of your shoes each time you go. Shoe rental at our bowling alley is $2.50+tax for children and $3.50+tax for adults and $3.00 for each game. So if there are two adults in your family and you go 4 times this summer your pass will pay for itself. If you are a big bowler this could be a good deal.

Go HERE for more details and locations.
Get out there with you kids and bowl in The Buff!

Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living alerted me to this offer. I checked it out and it's true. Thanks Ashley!

Family Pass details HERE.

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