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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: School Supply Sales for the Week of 8/17/14

Here are some of the school supply sales for the week. If you are like me with more than one school age kid, then you try to get supplies as cheap as possible.

:: Pens & Pencils

Staples - Paper Mate Profile ballpoint pens, extra bold, 4/pack - FREE after Staples Easy Rebate
Walgreens - Wexford Erasers, Pink ( 2pk) or Cap (15 pk) - $0.19 (with in-ad coupon)
Office Depot - Wood Pencils, 8 pk., $0.25
Staples - Staples #2 pencils, 12 pk., $0.68
Walgreens - Work Essentials Mini Stapler, Wexford #2 Pencils (20 pk), $0.99
Walgreens - Zebra Z-Grip Retractable Pens (5 pk), $0.99 (with in-ad coupon)
Walgreens - Wexford Ballpoint Pens (20 pk), Construction Paper (96 sheets), $0.99 (with in-ad coupon)
Staples - BIC Cristal Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point 1.0mm, Black Ink, 10 pk., $1
Staples - BIC Mechanical Pencils, 0.7mm, 5 pk., $1
Walgreens - Uni-ball Retractable Gel Pens (2 pk), $1.49
Office Depot - ALL Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 4-pack, $2
Office Depot - ALL Pilot FriXion Clicker Erasable Gel Pens, 3-pack, $4

:: Crayons, Markers, Highlighters & Colored Pencils

Walgreens - Sharpie Markers, Paper Mate Mechinal Pencils or Stick Pens (10 pk), Highlighters (4 pk), $0.49
Staples - Crayola standard crayons, 24 pk., $0.50
Staples - Crayola assorted colored pencils, 12 pk., $0.97
Staples - Crayola Classic Markers, Fine Line, 10 pk., $0.97
Walgreens - Crayola Colored Pencils (12 pk), Markers (8-10 pk) or Crayons (24 pk), $0.99
Target - Crayola Markers (10 ct.), $0.99
Target - Crayola Colored Pencils (12 ct.), $0.99
Walgreens - Wexford Mini Highlighter, 7/$1 (with in-ad coupon)
Office Depot - Scholastic Colored Pencils, 12-pack, $1
Staples - RoseArt Colored Pencils, 12 pk., $1
Staples - Sharpie Accent gel highlighters, 3 pk., $2
Staples - Sharpie permanent markers, chisel tip, 4 pk., $2
Walgreens - Expo Dry Erase Markers (4 pk), $2.99
Office Depot - Sharpie Fine-Point Permanent Markers, 5-pack, $3
Office Depot - Crayola Dry-Erase Markers, 4-pack, $3

:: Notebooks, Folders, Binders & Paper

Office Depot - Office Depot Brand & OfficeMax Brand Composition Book, $0.10
Staples - 2-pocket paper folder, $0.15
Staples - Staples 1 Subject Notebook, 8" x 10-1/2", $0.17
Walgreens - Wexford Index Cards (100 pk), $0.29 (with in-ad coupon)
Staples - Staples Ruled 3" x 5" White Index Cards, 100/Pack, $0.48
Office Depot - 1" Flexible Plastic Binder, $0.50
Staples - Staples Composition Book, 100 sheets, $0.50
Walgreens - Wexford Index Tab Dividers w/Pockets (5pk), Sheet Protectors (10 pk), $0.69 (with in-ad coupon)
Staples - Staples filler paper, 8" x 10.5", 120 sheets, $0.82
Walgreens - Wexford 2 pocket-folders, Mini Memo or Composition Books (40 - 80 sheets), 7/$1
Office Depot - Fashion Composition Books, $1
Walgreens - Wexford Filler Paper (280 sheets), $1.49
Staples - Staples filler paper, graph ruled, 8" x 10.5", 80 sheets, $1.76
Staples - Staples Accel 1-subject Notebook, $2


:: Glue & Tape

Office Depot - Scholastic & OfficeMax Brand Pourable Glue, 4oz., $0.25
Staples - Staples school glue, 4 oz., $0.39
Walgreens - Wexford Flexible Plastic Ruler or School glue (4 oz) or Posterboard, $0.39 (with in-ad coupon)
Walgreens -Elmer's School Glue Sticks (6 pk), $1.99

:: Rulers & Scissors

Office Depot - Office Depot Brand & OfficeMax Brand Plastic 12" Ruler, $0.25
Staples - Staples 12" beveled wood ruler, $0.25
Staples - Staedtler Mars 180 Degree Protractor, $1
Target - Up & Up Kids' Pointed-Tip Scissors (2 ct.), $1.99
Staples - Westcott 7" Preferred Stainless-Steel Scissors, Straight-Handle, $2


:: Other Deals


CVS - Get $5 ECBs wyb $25 or $10 ECBs wyb $35 (Limit $10 ECBs)
Office Depot - SliderPencil Box, $0.25
Office Depot - Hand Sanitizer with Carabiner Clip, 1.8 Oz., $0.50
Staples - Staples Slider Pencil Cases, Assorted, $0.75


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

SEASONAL STOCKPILING: Look for these sales in July and August

July is the time when the retailers start thinking about back to school deals, even though it is the farthest thing from kids' minds. These sales are going full blast in August. 


The stores are starting to clear out their summer clothes to make room for new back to school clothes, so be sure to check the clearance racks. 

Other sale items include lunchbox items including lunchmeat, pudding cups, poptarts and granola bars. 


Sunday, August 17, 2014

FREE SAMPLE: Get a free Nivea Lotion Sample


 The Nivea homepage is offering FREE samples of three different varieties of lotion.

• Cocoa Butter Body Lotion
• Smooth Sensation
• Extended Moisture

 The good thing about requesting FREE samples is that you get on their mailing list and they might send you coupons.


Saturday, August 16, 2014

PRINTABLE COUPONS: P&G Everyday offers printable coupons


The website P&G Everyday offers printable coupons, which are similar to the ones released new the first of the month.

So if you miss this insert, than you have another source for these coupons.



Friday, August 15, 2014

SNEAK PEEK: Coupon Inserts for 8/17/14


Redplum
Always $.50/1 discreet adult bladder liners or pads item (10/17) TARGET COUPON
Always $1/1 discreet adult bladder protection underwear item (10/17) TARGET COUPON
Garnier Nutrisse $2/1 haircolor or color styler (9/13)
Gillette $2/1 clinical anti-perspirant/deodorant (9/30)
Heinz $.25/1 specialty or flavored tomato ketchup 13 or 14oz (10/31)
Heinz $.25/1 tomato ketchup 32oz+ (10/31)
Hot Pockets/Lean Pockets $1/2 sandwiches 8-9oz (11/30
Superpretzel $1/1 soft pretzel item excludes 7-9oz stand up bags (9/25)
Lea & Perrins $1/1 worcestershire suace 10oz (10/31) 
L’Oreal $1/1 cosmetics item (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $1/1 haircare item (10/16) ETS Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $2/1 advanced hairstyle product excludes 1.7oz (9/13)
L’Oreal $2/1 haircolor item (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $2/1 skincare item (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $3/1 advanced haircare treatment or family size 25.4oz shampoo or conditioner excludes 1.7oz (9/13)
Luigi’s $1/2 real Italian ices 24floz+ (9/25)
Purina Cat Chow $1/1 3.15lb+ bag (11/17)
Secret $2/1 clinical 1.6oz deodorant (9/30)
Secret $3/1 clinical 2.6oz deodorant (9/30)
Tide/Era/Cheer/Downy/Bounce $.50/1 simply clean & fresh, era or cheer 25oz+ detergent, downy liquid fabric enhancer or bounce sheets (9/30) ETS
Tide/Era/Cheer/Downy/Bounce $1/2 simply clean & fresh, era or cheer 25oz+ detergent, downy liquid fabric enhancer or bounce sheets (9/30) ETS
Zyrtec $10/1 70ct+ product (8/24)
Zyrtec $4/1 24, 25 or 30ct product (9/13)
SmartSource
Aussie $1/1 shampoo, conditioner or styling products (9/30) ETS
Bimbo $.55/1 20 or 24oz bread (10/4) DND
Blue Diamond $1.50/2 4.25oz nut thins (10/17)
Blue Diamond $1.50/2 4oz+ almonds bags (10/17)
Blue Diamond $1/1 32oz+ chilled or shelf stable almond milk (10/17)
Brut $1/1 classic fragrance or antiperspirant/deodorant excludes revolution 2.25oz deodorant (9/10)
Buddig $1/5 2oz original or cracker snackers packages (11/15)
Carnation $1.50/1 breakfast essentials box, canister or multipack (10/20)
Claritin $3/1 children’s syrup 4oz+ or reditabs 10ct (8/31) (2 coupons)
Claritin $4/1 children’s chewables 20ct+ (9/14)
Clear Care $3/1 cleaning & disinfecting solution 12oz+ (9/30)
Clearasil $1/1 product (9/27) 
Depend $1/1 product (9/27)
Depend $1/1 shields or guards for men (9/27)
Depend $2/1 bed or seat protectors 8ct+ (9/27)
Dr. Scholl’s $1.50/1 odor-x foot care item (10/12)
Dr. Scholl’s $5/1 custom fit orthotic inserts (9/13)
EAS $1/1 product (9/13)
Flintstones $1/1 product (10/26) ETS
Flintstones $3/2 multivitamin supplement products (11/30) ETS
General Mills $1/3 cereals (9/27)
GenTeal $3/1 lubricant eye drop, gel or ointment (9/30)
Glade $.55/1 premium room spray (9/20)
Glade $.55/1 jar candle (9/20)
Glade $.55/1 wax melts excluding warmer (9/20)
Glade $1/2 fall collection products (9/20)
Glade $.75/1 plugins scented oil twin or two single refills (9/20)
Glade $2/1 automatic spray starter kit (9/20)
Glade $.75/1 automatic spray refill (9/20)
Hartz $1//1 multi-cat strong cat litter (10/11)
Hartz $1/3 delectables cat treats (10/11)
Herbal Essences $1/1 body wash (9/30) ETS
Herbal Essences $1/2 shampoo, conditioner or styling products (9/30) ETS
Hershey’s $1/3 Hershey’s miniatures, Hershey’s kisses chocolates, Rolo, Reese’s minatures or Kit Kat miniatures bags 8.55oz+ (10/12)
Hormel $1/2 rev wraps (10/6)
ICAPS $5/1 eye vitamin product (9/30)
insync $5/1 natural probiotic (10/31)
Jennie-O $.75/1 lean ground turkey (10/13)
Kraft $.55/1 A1 sauce 10oz+ or 1 dry rub (9/28)
Kraft $.75/1 mayo or miracle whip dressing 22oz+ (9/20)
La Victoria $1/2 salsa items 12oz+ (10/13)
La Victoria $1/2 salsa or taco sauce items 12oz+ (10/13)
Little People $10/1 wheelies city skywalk minimum $30 purchase (9/30)
Maruchan $.50/1 bowl (10/15)
Maruchan $.50/1 yakisoba product (10/15)
Nature’s Harvest $.55/1 20 or 24oz bread (10/4) DND
Nutella $1/1 13oz+ hazelnut spread jar (10/15)
Opti-Free $3/1 10oz+ product (9/30)
OxiClean $.50/1 pre-treater (9/28)
OxiClean $1.50/1 extreme power crystals dishwasher detergent (9/27)
OxiClean $1/1 white revive, versatile stain remover 3lb+, liquid or power paks (9/28)
Oxytrol for Women $4/1 product (9/27)
Oxytrol for Women $8/1 8 patches/32-day supply (9/27)
Poise $1.50/1 ultimate long pads (9/27)
Poise $1.50/2 pads or liners (9/27)
Poise $1/1 pads or liners (9/27)
Precious Galbani $1/1 stringsters or sticksters 10oz+ (10/31)
PUR $3/1 filter multi-pack (10/31)
PUR $4/1 faucet mount or pitcher (10/31)
Reach $.50/1 toothbrush except crystal clean (12/31)
Revlon $1/1 luxurious colorsilk buttercream (9/20)
Revlon $1/2 colorsilk, luminista or frost & glow (9/20)
Starbucks $2/1 via instant beverage 5ct+ (9/30)
Sure $1/1 2.6, 2.7 or 6oz product (9/10)
Systane $3/1 lubricant eye drop formula 2x10ml twin pack (9/30)
Texas Pete $1/1 CHA! (11/30)
White Castle $.50/6 or 16 microwaveable hamburgers or cheeseburgers (10/4)
White Castle $1/4 microwaveable chicken breast sandwiches or 6 jalapeno cheeseburgers (10/4)
Wonka $1/1 peel-a-pop frozen dessert pops 8ct (9/30)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

NEW COUPON: Roman Meal Bread Coupon 8/12/14


Here is a new coupon for Roman Meal Bread. My four-year-old likes this type because it is soft and brown. For him it is a treat because it is different from the regular white bread.

Here is the $1.00 off 1 loaf of Roman Meal Bread Coupon.

Remember that you can print it twice from the same computer. If you need more copies than you will have to use multiple computers or get your friends to print it for you.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Stock-up Prices at Safeway 8/9/14


I hit a second store in my quest for stock-up items. With the combination of card savings, just for U, and coupons, Safeway has some good buys.

First, Pepridge Farms goldfish crackers are regularly $2.49 each but with the J4U savings of 82¢ each loaded on the Safeway card the overall price is $1.67. This is my buying price point, so I picked up half a dozen different flavors. 99¢ or less is my normal stock-up price. My family is addicted to these crackers.

Chex mix 8.75 oz is on sale 10 for $10 or $1.00 each. When combined with the 50¢ off 2 coupon the overall price is 75¢. My stock-up price for these crackers is 79¢. I ended up with 16 bags, but I do not think they will last very long since the kids dug right into them when I came home.

Bags of Teddy Grahams are on sale for $1.99. With J4U savings of $1 for 1 the price drops down to 99¢. This is a good price, but with a 75¢ off to coupon the price drops down to 62¢. My stock up price for this type of cookies is 99¢ or less.

Chicken of the Sea canned tuna is on sale for 69¢. Stock-up price for canned tuna. I picked up 24 cans plus I used the coupon 75¢ off 3. Alas I only had one, but it always helps. My price for stocking up on tuna fish is 79¢. I would be nice if the price stays down on tuna instead of rising.


The other big stock-up sale this week is on General Mills Cereal. When you buy four or more boxes of selected cereal varieties the price drops to $1.49. Some of the varieties include Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Reeses and Golden Grahams. With my coupons all the cereal I brought home was priced 99¢ or lower. The General Mills coupons are normally $1 off 2, which drops the price down to 99¢. When the coupon targets specific cereal they are normally higher in value. The Trix coupon 75¢ off 1 brought the price down to 74¢ each. So I brought home a shelf-full of cereal.