Friday, December 31, 2010
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I have been a member of Swagbucks for six months. It is my favorite online rewards program. I have earned $245 in Amazon Gift Cards so far and have already redeemed most of my earnings. This year, I was able to purchase gifts for all of my nieces and nephews with my earnings, and I still had some leftover to buy myself a little something! When you sign up for Swagbucks, you will get 30 Swagbucks to start with. Today is Mega Swagbucks Day, where you can earn lots of Swagbucks for searching and more! I already have friends that have earned several gifts cards also and are fans of Swagbucks. After signing up, you can read my tips for earning Swagbucks at the top of my homepage.
I hope that you have enjoyed 2010. Now, it's time time to welcome 2011 and start fresh. It's a brand new year! I want you to take a few moments to reflect back upon 2010. What were the highlights of 2010? What did you accomplish?
I want you to think about 2011. What do you want to accomplish in 2011?
Take some time to compile a list of your goals, as an individual, and/or as a family. This can be a fun activity for the entire family. Grab a piece of paper and pencil and think about the following areas. Then write down your goals under each category. Have your family members contribute to the list. Be specific about your goals. For example, instead of writing, "save money," list how you will save money. Instead of writing, "lose weight," list how you will lose weight and what you will do to help yourself to live a healthier lifestyle.
Post your goals on the refrigerator, a mirror, in your car, or any other area so that you can see them often.
What are some of your goals for 2011?
Thursday, December 30, 2010
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I have been receiving the Sunday newspaper for months. During the month of November, I started noticing something strange. There were NO coupon inserts in the paper. I kept hearing about everyone else getting coupons, but not me. I started to think that someone was swiping my coupons!
During the month of December, I was not home. I was traveling and visiting family in my home state. I was taking a break from couponing at my own home, but still found great coupon inserts where I was visiting. When I came back home recently, I had five Sunday newspapers to go through, hoping to find my coupon inserts. None.
I knew I needed to investigate! I called the newspaper company and told them the situation. I was told that they were trying to negotiate with the companies that are in charge of the coupons inserts. She said they were receiving several calls about it and that they would hope to get the inserts back in by January.
In other news, did anyone watch "Extreme Couponing" lastnight on TLC? I recorded it and plan to sit down tonight to watch. I have heard many interesting comments about it!
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
I needed to buy a new water filter for my refrigerator today, so I went to the site that I always purchase one from and shopped around. Before I checked out, I was curious to see if there were any coupon codes for the store. I really didn't think I would find a code, but I wanted to check. I headed to my favorite place for coupon codes, RetailMeNot.com, and searched. I did find one, for 10% off of my purchase, knocking $4.00 off of my total! The last three times I have purchased items online, I have found coupon codes from RetailMeNot. It pays to check on coupon codes!
If you keep up with "The Frugal Free Gal," you can score these freebies, too! Subscribe by entering your email in the subscription box in the right corner of my page below the header.
1. Dove Hair Care Daily Moisture Conditioner with $1.00 off Coupon
2. Glad Odor Shield Fresh Clean Scent 13 Gallon Trash Bag
3. Tom's of Maine Wicked Fresh Cool Peppermint Toothpaste
4. Folger's Special Roast Ground Coffee
5. Starbucks Natural Fusions Vanilla Coffee with $1.50 off Coupon
6. Wisk Deep Clean Laundry Detergent
7. Purina One Smart Blend Salmon & Tuna Flavor Cat Food
8. Three Luna Whole Nutrition Bars: White Chocolate Macadamia, Chocolate Peppermint Stick, Blueberry Bliss with a Chico Bag
9. Tylenol Sleep Kit with a Sleep Mask, Soothing Sounds CD, Sleep Journal, and $12 Value Coupon Book
10. Elmer's Craft Bond Glue Spots (16 total)
11. Healthy Beginnings, Healthy Families for Babies First Year
12. Eat Better America 2011 Calendar
Labels: Mailbox freebies
It's the end of the month! Take a look at this list of coupons and make sure you print any coupons before they reset!
$1.00 off any Tone Body Wash
$1.00 off on any Aleve-D products
$5.00 off on ONE (1) REMBRANDT Kit
$1.00 off REMBRANDT Paste or Rinse
$1.00 off On Your Next Issue of HEALTH Magazine
$1.00 off any Citracal
$4.00 off any Zegerid OTC Product
$3.00 off Scrubbing Bubbles Fresh Brush
$1.00 off Next Issue of COOKING LIGHT Magazine
$5.00 off any can of Enfagrow™
$4.00 off any Gas-X Prevention product
$4.00 off on any Prevacid24HR Product
$1.00 off Glade PlugIns Scented Gel products
$2.00 off any L'Oreal Paris Revitalift
Buy 2 WHISKAS Entrées,Get Any 1 Free
$1.00 off cesar treats, choose from three flavors
$1.00 off Garnier Moisture Rescue Moisturizer
$1.00 off One A Day Adult or Teen Multivitamin
$3.00 off any Afrin
$4.00 off Any Benefiber Product
$1.00 off off any two (2) TGLR Catnip Treats
$1.50 off Glade Premium Room Sprays
$1.00 off Glade PlugIns Scented Oil twin refill
$5.00 off Purina Pro Plan
$2.00 off bag of Purina Dog Chow
$1.00 off Any Two Weight Watchers Sweet Bakery
$1.00 off L'Oréal Paris Go 360° Clean
$1.50 off Any Theraflu Product
$0.50 off Minute Ready to Serve Rice Product
$2.00 off on any Pure & Natural™ Product
$0.75 off on ONE FINISH Powerball Tabs or Gelpac
$1.00 off TWO (2) Boxes of Ronzoni Smart Taste
$2.00 off any LISTERINE WHITENING Rinse
$1.00 off 2 SpongeBob CHEESE NIPS products
$2.00 off any LISTERINE ZERO™ Mouthwash
Buy Two Get One FREE DOVE Chocolate Singles Bar
$1.00 off 2 Ghirardelli Squares Stand-Up Bags
$2.00 off Any Aleve 80ct or larger
$0.60 off any 1 Morton Season-All product
$1.00 off TWO Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats
$1.00 of 2 Seasonal Items (4.0oz or greater)
$1.00 off Ronzoni Healthy Harvest
$1.00 off LISTERINE TOTAL CARE PLUS WHITENING
$0.50 off any one (1) Minute Rice Product
$1.00 off on any ONE (1) Gorton's Shrimp item
$1.00 off on any Coast Body Wash or Bar
$0.50 off Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters
$0.55 off Pillsbury Simply... cookie dough
$0.50 off Pillsbury Rolled Refrigerated Pie Crust
$0.55 off Pillsbury Refrigerated Cookie Dough
$1.00 off Muir Glen products
$1.00 off Pillsbury Refrigerated Holiday Cookie
$0.35 off Pillsbury Grands! Jr biscuits
$0.75 off Pillsbury Grands! Biscuits
$1.00 off Pillsbury Sweet Moments
$0.40 off Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
$0.40 off Pillsbury of Grands! Sweet Rolls
$0.40 off Pillsbury Italian Meal Breads
$0.30 off Refrigerated Pillsbury Grands! Biscuit
$1.00 off Pillsbury Refrigerated Cookie Dough
$0.50 off Bisquick Baking Mix
$0.50 off Pillsbury Crescent Dinner Rolls
$1.00 off General Mills cereals
$0.55 off Honey Nut Cheerios cereal
$0.70 off Kellogg's FiberPlus™ Cereal
$0.50 off Kellogg's Cinnabon™ Cereal
$2.00 off TWO packages Kellogg's Crispix Cereals
$0.70 off Kellogg's Corn Flakes Simply Cinnamon
$0.70 off Kellogg's Cocoa Krispies Cereal
$0.70 off Kellogg's Special K Cinnamon Pecan
$2.00 off 2 Welch's Sparkling Juices
$0.70 off Kellogg's Raisin Bran Cereal
$1.50 off TWO packages Kellogg's Cereals
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
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Monday, December 27, 2010
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