Saturday, December 3, 2011

CVS Top Deals & Matchups Week of 12/4-12/10



Here are the Top CVS Deals and Matchups for the Week of December 4-10, 2011.

Mentos Pure White or Pure Fresh gum 4.4-4.5 oz 2/$5 = $2 ECB (limit 1)
Use the $0.55/1 coupon found in the 10/9 SS
Pay $3.90
Get back $2 ECB
Final cost $0.95 each!

Doritos 11.75-12 oz 3/$9 = $3 ECB (limit 1)
Pay $9
Get back $3 ECB
Final cost $2 each!

Complete multi-purpose solution 12 oz $8.99 = $8.99 ECB(limit 1)
Pay $8.99
Get back $8.99 ECB
Final cost FREE!

Lysol Healthy Touch antibacterial no touch hand soap systems $9.99 = $5 ECB (limit 1)
Use the $3/1 coupon found in the 11/6 SS
Or the $0.75/1 coupon found here

Pay $6.99
Get back $5 Ecb
Final cost $1.99!
*Also, be sure to submit for a $5 rebate if you’re also planning on getting a flu shot!

Truvia sweetener packets 40 ct $2.99
Use the $1/1 coupon found in the 9/11 RP or in the Nov. issue of All You

Or the $0.75/1 coupon found here

Final cost $1.99!
*Plus, get $0.75 in your Saving Star account for buying Truvia

Oral-B Crossaction power toothbrush 1 ct or brush heads 2 pk $4.99
Use the $3/1 coupon found in the 11/27 PG
Final cost $1.99!

Dawn dish liquid 9-10.3 oz $0.99
Use the $0.50/1 coupon found in the 10/30 PG (Expires 11/30!)
Or the $0.25/1 coupon found in the 11/27 PG
Final cost as low as $0.49!

Xtra 2X laundry detergent 28 loads $1.49
Use the $1/2 coupon found in the 11/13 SS
Final cost $0.99 each!  Great price!!

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Walgreens Matchups 12/4-12/10



Here are the very best deals I see at Walgreens this week! I highly suggest you print off the Walgreens coupon policy and take it with you on your shopping trip. You can read up on How to Shop at Walgreens HERE.


Walgreens will be running their Jingle Cash promo this week, 12/4-12/10….
Spend $30 = $5 in Jingle Cash
Spend $50 = $10 in Jingle Cash
Spend $75 = $15 in Jingle Cash
Spend $100 = $20 in Jingle Cash

* You will be able to redeem this Jingle Cash starting the following week (12/11-12/17) when you make a purchase of $30 or more.

FREE This Week ::

Mars, Nestle or Palmer’s Holiday Candy 1 or 1.2 oz $0.39 with in ad coupon
Use the $1/2 Mars brand seasonal products coupon found in the December issue of All You
Final cost 2 candies for FREE!

Dove Men+Care deodorant 2.7 or 3 oz $3.99 = $3 RR
Use the $0.25/1 coupon found in the 11/13 RP
Or Use $1/1 Printable Previously Available
Get back a $3 RR
Final cost as low as FREE!

Revlon Top Speed nail enamel $3.99 = $3 RR
Use the $1/1 regional coupon found in the 10/9 Walmart Insert
Plus, use the $1/1 Walgreens coupon found in the Holiday Coupon Booklet
Pay $1.99
Get back a $3 RR
Final cost FREE + a $1 Moneymaker!

Under $1 This Week ::

Nestle chocolate 0.77-2.1 oz 3/$1.50
Use the $0.75/3 Walgreens coupon found in the 
December Coupon Booklet
Final cost $0.25 each! Great stocking stuffers! 

Aquafresh toothpaste extreme clean 5.6 or 6 oz or Iso-active 4.3 oz on sale for $2 off with in ad coupon
Buy Aquafresh Extreme Clean toothpaste 5.6 oz $3.99 (based on online price)
Minus the $2 off sale = $1.99
Use the $1/1 coupon found 
here
Final cost $0.99!

Finesse Shampoo or Conditioner 13 oz $1.99
Use the $1/1 coupon found in the 10/16 SS
Final cost $0.99!

Kotex original or U tampons 18 ct, maxi pads 14-24 pk or pantiliners 48-64 ct Buy 1 get 1 50% off
Buy 2 Kotex maxi pads long super absorbency 22 ct $3.79 each (based on online price)
Minus the Buy 1 get 1 50% off sale = $5.68 for both
Use 2 $2/1 coupons found in the 10/23 SS (value varies by region – some regions received $2/2 coupons)
Final cost $0.84 each!

Reynolds wrap aluminum foil 20 sq ft $0.99 with in ad coupon

Sharpie permanent markers $0.29 with in ad coupon

Scotch magic or gift wrap tape 3 pk $1.99
Use the $1/3 coupon found in the 8/7 SS
Final cost – $4.98 total – $1.66 per 3-pack – only $0.55 each!


Other Nice Deals ::

Ice Mountain Spring Water 16.9 oz bottles 24 pk 2/$7 = $1 RR
Final cost $3 each!

Clairol Nice n’ Easy Foam or Gray Solution hair color 2/$12 = $2 RR
Use 2 $2/1 coupons found in the 11/27 PG or 12/4 RP
Pay $8
Get back a $2 RR
Final cost $3 each!

Clairol Nice n’ Easy Foam hair color $7.99 = $1 RR
Use the $3/1 coupon found in the 11/13 SS
Pay $4.99
Get back a $1 RR
Final cost $3.99!

Relaxer Kit Dark & Lovely or Soft Sheen Optimum Care $6.99 = $5 RR
Final cost $1.99!

Walgreens Premium Jumbo Pack diapers or training pants 2/$14 = $2 RR
Use the $2/1 Walgreens coupons found in the Infant Care Coupon Booklet (will deduct $4)
Pay $10
Get back a $2 RR
Final cost $8 total – $4 each!

Spend $10 on Participating TRESemme Products = $5 RR
Buy TRESemme 24 Hour Body foaming mousse 8.1 oz $5.49 (based on online price)
Buy TRESemme Fresh Start waterless foam shampoo 6 oz $5.59 (based on online price)
Pay $10.98
Get back a $5 RR
Final cost $2.99 each!

Schick Quattro, Intuition or Hydro razor systems and cartridges $8.99 = $3 RR
Deal Scenario #1:
Buy Schick Quattro for Women razor 1 ct $8.99
Use the $2/1 coupon found in the 10/30 SS, 12/4 SS or 
here
Plus, use the $2/1 Walgreens coupon found in the Holiday Coupon Booklet
Pay $4.99
Get back a $3 RR
Final cost $1.99!

Nivea for Men skin care or Nivea body wash 2/$7 = $2 RR
Use 2 $1/1 Nivea skin care or body wash coupons found 
here
Pay $5
Get back a $2 RR
Final cost $1.50 each!

Spinbrush Pro or Kids toothbrush or replacement head 2 pk $4.99 = $1 RR
Use the $2/1 coupon found here
Pay $2.99
Get back a $1 RR
Final cost $1.99!

Triaminic cold, cough or fever relief thin strips 14 pk, liquid 4 oz or fever reducer 2 or 4 oz 2/$10 = $3 RR

Deal Scenario #1:
Buy 2 Triaminic Fever Reducer Pain Reliever Syrup 4 oz 2/$10
Use 2 $3/1 regional coupons found in the 12/4 SS
Pay $4
Get back a $3 RR
Final cost only $0.50 each!
Deal Scenario #2:
Buy 2 Triaminic products on sale 2/$10
Use the $3/2 Triaminic coupon found in the 10/16 SS or 12/4 SS
Pay $7
Get back a $3 RR
Final cost $2 each!

Wisk laundry detergent 48 loads $6.99 = $1 RR
Use the $1/1 coupon found 
here (must “like” on Facebook)
Pay $5.99
Get back a $1 RR
Final cost $4.99!

Buy 3 Participating Household Products = $2 RR
Deal Scenario:
Buy 2 Pledge wipes or spray 9.7 or 12.5 oz $3.99
Buy 1 Windex Multi-Surface Spray or wipes $2.99
Total = $10.97
Use the $1/1 Windex coupon found here
Use 2 $1.50/1 Pledge coupons (excludes 7oz lemon spray) found 
here
Pay $6.97
Get back a $2 RR
Final cost $4.97 total – that’s $2.49 each!

Similac Instant Formula 23.2 oz 2/$49
Use 2 $1/1 coupons found 
here
Plus, use 2 $2/1 coupons found in the Infant Care Coupon Booklet (will deduct $4)
Final cost $21.50 each!
*There is also a $4 Mail-in Rebate (when you purchase 2) – details found in the 
December Coupon Booklet!

John Frieda Precision Foam hair colour $11.99
Use the $3/1 coupon found in the 12/4 SS
Final cost $8.99!

John Frieda shampoo or conditioner 8-10 oz, styling products 2.4-12 oz Buy 1 get 1 50% off
Buy John Frieda Root Awakening shampoo and conditioner 8.45 oz $6.49 each (based on online price)
Minus the Buy 1 get 1 50% off sale = $9.73 for both
Use 2 $2/1 coupons found in the 10/9 SS
Final cost $2.86 each!

Colgate 360 degree clean toothbrush $1.99
Use the $0.75/1 coupon found 
here
Final cost $1.24!

Schick Hydro shave gel or cream 6-8.4 oz 2/$4
Use the $1/1 coupon found in the 12/4 SS
Final cost $1!

Huggies Little Movers or Snug & Dry box diapers $19.99
Use the $2/1 coupon found in the 11/20 SS
Plus, use the $2/1 Walgreens coupon found in the Infant Care coupon booklet
Final cost $15.99!

Nivea skin or lip care Buy 1 get 1 50% off
Buy Nivea A Touch of Moisture lip care 0.17 oz $2.99 each (based on online price)
Minus the Buy 1 get 1 50% off sale = $4.48 for both
Use 2 $1/1 coupons found 
here (must “like” on Facebook)
Final cost $1.24 each!

L’oreal skin care cleansers on sale for $2 off
Buy one L’oreal cleanser product $6.99 (based on online price)
Minus the $2 off sale = $4.99
Use the $1/1 coupon found in the 10/23 RP or 11/6 RP
Plus, use the $2/1 L’Oreal Skin care Walgreens coupon found in the Holiday Coupon booklet
Final cost $1.99!

Almay Cosmetics 40% off
Buy Almay Intense i-color Smoky i-Kit $7.49 (based on online price)
Minus the 40% off sale = $4.50
Use the $1/1 Walgreens coupon found in the
 Holiday Coupon Booklet
Plus, use the $1/1 Almay coupon found in the regional 10/9 Walmart insert
Final cost $2.50!

Excedrin pain reliever Buy 1 get 1 50% off
Buy 2 Excedrin Migraine pain reliever caplets 24 ct $4.79 (based on online price)
Minus the Buy 1 get 1 50% off sale = $7.18 for both
Use 2 $1/1 coupons found 
here
Final cost $2.59 each!

Select Bayer aspirin 40-120 ct on sale for $3 off
Buy Bayer Advanced aspirin 500 mg coated tablets 40 ct $6.99 (based on online price)
Minus the $3 off sale = $3.99
Use the $2/1 coupon found in the 9/11 RP
Final cost $1.99!

Coricidin 16 or 20 ct $5.99
Use the $2/1 coupon found 
here
Final cost $3.99!

Afrin No Drip nasal spray 0.5 oz $5.99
Use the $2/1 coupon found 
here or here
Final cost $3.99!

Sundown vitamins and supplements Buy 1 get 1 50% off
Buy Sundown naturals Melatonin 120 ct $3.99 (based on online price)
Buy Sundown Naturals B Complex multivitamin 100 ct $3.99 (based on online price)
Total = $7.98
Minus the Buy 1 get 1 50% off sale = $5.98 for both
Use 2 $1/1 coupons found in the 11/6 RP or 
here
Final cost $1.99 each!

Real Soft bathroom tissue 12 double rolls or Tuf paper towels 8 rolls $5

Scott Naturals paper towels 6 rolls $5
Use the $1/1 coupon found in the 10/23 SS (Exp. 12/4!)
Final cost $4!

Ziploc freezer or storage 15-25 pk or sandwich 100 pk 2/$5
Use the $1.50/2 coupon found in the 11/20 SS
Final cost $1.75 each!

Ultra Tuf trash bags 30 gallon 15 or 20 pk or 13 gallon 30 or 36 pk $2.99 with in ad coupon

All laundry detergent 28-40 loads $3.99
Use the $0.75/1 coupon found in the 12/4 RP
$1/1 Printable previously available
Final cost $2.99!  (This would be a better deal to price match at Nichols = $1.99)!!

Snuggle fabric softener 80 sheets or 32 loads $3.99
Use the $0.50/1 coupon found in the 12/4 RP
Final cost $3.49!

Resolve carpet cleaner 22 oz Buy 1 at $5.99 get 1 Free
Use 2 $0.75/1 coupons found in the 11/13 SS or here
Final cost as low as $2.24 each!

Rayovac hearing aid batteries 10, 13, 312 or 675 8 pk Buy 1 at $9.99 get 1 Free
Use 2 $3/1 coupons found 
here (must “like” on Facebook)
Final cost $1.99 each!

All $9.99 toys $4 off with in ad coupon
Final cost only $5.99!

Don't forget about fillers when you're choosing you're items. You have to have at least one item per coupon. So look for cheap items to use, such as the 15 cent Laffy Taffy by the checkout counter!


If you find any deals I didn't list, please let me know and I'll be happy to post!

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Friday, December 2, 2011

2 Giveaway Winners Announced!


Carrie, from Little Lovlies, was kind enough to offer two giveaways for our blog this past week.  The entries closed yesterday, but since I was gone all day today I'm just now getting a chance to post the winners.

The winner of the $25 Gift Certificate to Little Lovlies is.......

Cheri T.



And the winner of the olive camo tutu/wing set is................

Janessa V.



Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaways and helped share The Frugal Family Life with your friends!

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Sunday Coupon Preview 12/4/11




There should be two inserts in this Sunday’s newspaper: Smartsource & Redplum!  Remember, sometimes the coupons you receive can vary from those you see in the sneak peek, since coupons can vary from region to region. 

Head over HERE to view a list of the coupons you can expect to see, and while you're there you can also view the insert schedule for the entire year!!


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December 2011 All You Magazine Coupon Preview




Here is your All You Magazine December 2011 Coupon Preview. Don't forget to pick up your copy today at Wal-Mart for $2.49 issue or save money and purchase it for JUST a $1 an issue by clicking HERE. Shipping is always FREE! All You has many valuable and exclusive coupons as well as other money-saving ideas. 

Make sure to read the post about the importance of subscribing to All You Magazine if you haven’t already.

There are over $91 worth of money saving coupons in December’s issue!


  • $3/1 Alba Botanica, Avalon Organics or JASON Natural Product, exp. 1/31/12
  • $1/1 Alka-Seltzer Plus, exp. 4/15/12
  • $0.75/1 Aquafresh Extreme Clean Action, exp. 12/31/11
  • $1/1 Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste, exp. 1/31/12
  • $1/1 Country Crock Product, exp. 12/23/11
  • $0.50/1 Crystal Light Sugar-Free Hard Candy, exp. 2/29/12
  • $0.50/1 Halls Cough Drops, exp. 12/23/11
  • $1/1 Hard Candy Cosmetics, exp. 12/31/11
  • $2/1 K-Y Product, exp. 2/29/12
  • $0.50/1 Kleenex Hand Towels, exp. 12/31/11
  • $0.50/1 Kleenex Oval Towels, exp. 12/31/11
  • $1/1 L’il Critters Immune C, exp. 3/1/12
  • $0.75/2 Margaret Holmes Southern-Style Vegetables, exp. 4/15/12
  • $1/1 Mars Brand Seasonal Product, exp. 12/18/11
  • $3/1 Neutrogena Cosmetics, exp. 2/18/12
  • $3/1 Neutrogena Microdermabrasion Kit, exp. 12/31/11
  • $0.50/1 New York Brand Garlic Knots, exp. 2/15/12
  • $10/1 Philips Norelco 7000 Series or Nivea for Men Razor, exp. 1/31/12
  • $5/1 Philips Norelco Replacement Head, exp. 1/31/12
  • $30/1 Philips Norelco SensoTouch Razor, exp. 1/31/12
  • $1/1 Rosina Meatballs, exp. 2/29/12
  • FREE Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Top Coat wyb Crackle Overcoat, exp. 12/31/11
  • $0.50/1 Sister Schubert’s Item, exp. 2/28/12
  • $1/1 Softsoap Brand Body Wash, exp. 12/25/11
  • $2/1 Stetson Cologne, exp. 12/25/11
  • FREE Tassimo T Discs wyb Brewer, exp. 12/31/11



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Free ebook: Gifts in a Jar



Download a free Gifts in a Jar ebook from Heavenly Homemakers.


Thanks, Money Saving Mom!

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