Thursday, January 29, 2009

Swagbucks Code

If you haven't signed up for Swagbucks yet, you really should. I talk about how to do that here. Enter the code BeMine for one free Swagbuck on your page and click Gimee. You can redeem your Swagbucks for gift cards and prizes. I am currently working towards a Subway gift card. It's great to get earn gift cards/prizes just to search the internet! Plus, they'll start you off with 3 free Swagbucks just for signing up!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Cash Crate - Make some extra money!

Don't forget about Cash Crate to make a few extra bucks. I just went to the website and did three surveys in about 10 minutes. You can see my prior checks here - it really works!

Free Diet Dr. Pepper

Free 20 oz. or 2 liter of Diet Dr. Pepper - click here to sign up to receive your coupon!

Monday, January 26, 2009

Need Some Valentine's - Get 6 Cards Free!

Go here and make 6 free Valentine cards. I plan to use my 6 for grandparents, and great grandmothers and one or two others. Use the code Valentine at checkout. You do not have to enter any credit card information. You also get free shipping, so you don't have to pay a cent!

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Free Samples

Crest Advanced Seal Whitestrips - click here

Quaker Dark Chocolate Raspberry Almond True Delight - click here

BOOST Kids Essentials Nutritionally Complete Drink (up to $14.99) - click here - You do have to register and be one of the first 25,000 to do so.

Nutrish dogfood - click here

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Come CVSing with Me - Week 3

Okay, I'm a little late this week. I apologize in case there is anyone out there following along! This week is pretty slim (to me) on the CVS deals. My best advice this week is the following:

1. Save your $2.00 ECBs for next week


2. If you don't mind putting in a few more dollars, you can really grow your ECbs by doing a January monthly deal this week. If you purchase 2 of the Children's Throat Coolers for $4.99 each, then use this coupon for B1G1 Free, use your $2.00 ECBs and pay $2.99 OOP plus tax, you will get back $9.98 in ECBs for next week. Not a bad deal and your ECB stash is much bigger only by putting out a few more dollars.

Next week, I'll do scenarios for those with $2.00 in ECBs and also for those who may have the $9.98 in ECBs.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Free Bottle of Suave - today only!

Go here to request your coupon for a free bottle of Suave (up to $3.00). You choose whether you want shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion, etc! What a great give away!!

Hurry - this is only good today!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Free Samples

Quaker Mini Rice Cakes choose Chocolate Drizzle or Chedder Cheese - click here

Barbara's Bakery Organic Cereals - click here

Free Sample of Cream of Wheat - click here

Free SoyJoy Sample - click here

Free Sample of Always Infinity - click here

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Free Magazines Galore!

For some time, I have been getting free magazines. I wasn't sure how it all worked so I thought I would try it out before passing the opportunities on to my readers. Well, the verdict is in. It's wonderful. I have been receiveing magazines like Boating Life, Saveur, American Baby, Islands, etc. All free, never any bills. Here are a few opportunities for some free magazines:

1 Free issue of Bridal Guide - click here

1 Free December issue of Caribbean Travel & Life - click here

Free subscription (18 issues!) to Cruising World - click here

9 issues free of Wake Boarding - click here

The above will be delivered to your mailbox at home. If you like digital issues on your computer you can sign up for the following:

Free digital subscription to Boating Life - click here

6 digital issues of Marie Claire - click here

1 free digital issue of Islands - click here

Happy Reading!!

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Come CVSing with Me - #2

Last week I decided to see if anyone was interested in shopping at CVS with me. You can read about it here. In that post I gave an idea for a transaction that cost a $1.49 (plus tax) to get you started and earned $2.00 in ECBs. As promised, here is my idea on how to use your $2.00 in ECBs this week to your advantage. (Don't forget to have the cashier scan your Extra Care card.)

Here are 2 different ideas, so you can choose what you most need or would benefit from:

Buy 1 Garnier Fructis Shampoo, Conditioner or Styler for $2.99
Use $1.00 MQ from this week's paper
Use $2.00 in ECBs from last week
Final price = FREE
Earn $2.00 ECBs for next week


Buy 2 Colgate Total 6 oz. for $5.00
Use 2 $1.50 off coupon found here (same as last week)
Use $2.00 in ECBs from last weekFinal price = FREE
Earn $2.00 ECBs for next week

Also worth mentioning is a Freebie at CVS. You won't need to use ECBs and you won't gain any. If you picked up this Sunday's paper, there should have been a MQ for $30.00 off the One Touch Ultra Smart diabetes meter. They are on sale this week at CVS for $29.99. Simply pick one up, and use the coupon for a free meter. If you don't need one, consider giving it to someone who does, or donate to a hospital or other similar place.

Another worth mentioning freebie(s) is by going here, clicking on the Balt Edition, finding page 14 by using the top menu bar, coupon will load to the left, click it to enlarge and look for the print button (thanks to The "Cent"isible Sawyer). This is a $3.00 off any CVS brand purchase. They have lots of beauty prodcts as well as juices, snacks etc., that you could score for free either in a separate transaction or lump it all together with the above scenarios.My transaction this week is the following so far - I used no ECBs and gained none with this deal, but you can't beat free. I purchased the following:

One Touch Ultra Smart meter - $29.99
5 - $1.00 various cookies and treats (nice to have on hand for company or little ones)

I used the $30.00 off MQ mentioned above and I had a $5.00 off $25.00 purchase in my email good through today. I also had to purchase a candy bar for $0.50 (not shown - I wonder why?!) and my total was a grand $0.12!! I may do another transaction later this week, but didn't have enough time to work a deal this morning when I had time to get there.

Don't forget to always check your email for something good from CVS and if you haven't already and have been CVSing for a while, the last quarter ECBs earnings (on your individual spending)are now printing. If you scan your card, you may have some more ECBs ready to use.

Last week I mentioned a transaction I would be doing for cents so I wanted to list it here. Keep in mind this was last week's transaction, so this won't work this week.

I purchased the following:

2 Pantenes for $7.00
1 Schick Intuition Razor
1 Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste

I used the following:

$3.00 off 2 Pantene MQ
$2.00 off Razor MQ
$1.50 off Colgate printable
$3.00 off $15.00

Paid with $9.29 ECBs for a total of $0.42 OOP and earned back $9.00 ECBs!

Free Samples

Free Sample of Cascadian Farm chocolate chip granola bar - click here

Free Sample of Gold Bond Ultimate Lotion - click here

Hint: If you check my blog regularly just for free samples, instead of scrolling through posts, go to the sidebar and under labels, click on Free Samples. Not only dies it tell you how many posts there are under the category, but it filters all posts and only shows the posts containing free samples!

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Free Swagbucks Code

If you read the post below and signed on, here is a code good through sometime on January 4th. Simply go to your Swagbucks page and in the box enter NewYear2009 for 1 free Swagbuck!