Sunday, September 29, 2013

Kroger Instant Win Game

Calling all Kroger & affiliate shoppers! Through October 12th, head on over here to enter the Tailgating Score Big on Game Day instant win game for a chance to instantly win 1 of over 18,000 FREE product coupon prizes, including FREE Dr. Pepper, Snapple, Kingsford charcoal and so much more! Plus, one lucky fan will win a VIP trip for 2 to the college championship of their choice!  Just go here and select your store to enter. Note that if you win, you’ll just need to click on “claim now!” to load your coupon to your Plus Card account.

Here are a few Instant Win prize Highlights:

*2,800 FREE Dr Pepper 6-pack 16oz, 24oz or 0.5L bottles (any flavor or variety)
*4,200 FREE Dr Pepper 12-pack Cans (any flavor or variety)
*700 FREE Snapple Single 16oz Bottle (any flavor or variety)
*250 FREE Kingsford or Matchlight Charcoal (6.3lbs-8.3lbs)
*1,500 FREE Kingsford Smokehouse Style Briquets (any flavor)
*750 FREE Hidden Valley Farmhouse Original Salad Dressing 16oz (Any flavor)
*500 FREE Hidden Valley Sandwich Spread & Dip
*500 FREE KC Masterpiece Barbecue Sauce 28oz or smaller (any flavor)

Friday, September 27, 2013

FREE Redbox Rental

Looking for FREE entertainment tonight? Through October 23rd, you can score a FREE 1-day DVD rental when you enter the promo code MCPC413S at your local Redbox kiosk (not valid through app or!

Shopping 9/27

I made a couple quick stops today after work :)


 (2 separate exactly the same transactions)
1- Renu Contact Solution $7.99...$3 MQ (inside previous packages I purchased )
Paid $4.99...Got back $5 in points (Can we say FREEBIE!)


Tai Pei Entree $2.48...Got back $2.50 from Ibotta
2- Old El Paso Fajita Entrees $5.99...Used 2- $1.50 Printable
Gallon White  Milk $1.99...Price matched Ruler Foods & Got back $.75 from Ibotta
Gallon TruMoo Chocolate Milk $4.48...Used FREE coupon from Bzzagent for a review
So after Ibotta rebates & coupons I paid..... $4.21!!

Menu Planning 9/27- 10/3

Friday: Leftovers!

Saturday: Sloppy Joes (next made last week), Sweet Potato Fries,

Sunday: Ham, Cheesy Hashbrown Potatoes, Green Beans,

Monday: Crockpot Roast Beef Sandwiches, Veggies & Dip ....I will also be baking & freezing 5 batches of Amish Bread Muffins tonight (oops miscounted and thought Sunday would be day 10!)

Tuesday: Grilled Chicken Breast, Baked Potatoes, Broccoli,

Wednesday: Chicken & Steak Fajitas, Rice & Black Beans,

Thursday: Date Night at Olive Garden :)

Meijer Good Deal 9/29-10/5

*Prego Pasta Sauce $1.49...Buy 4 Save $2...$.40/2 (9/8 SS)
*50oz Tide Detergent $5.99...$2 Mperk
*Michigan Apples $.69/lb
*Birdseye Recipe Ready Vegetables or Steamfresh $1.79...
*Lay's Potato Chips BOGO
*Green Mountain, Tully's or Donut House K-Cups $5.99...$1.50 printables
*Buy 6 Save $6 Items (Prices are AFTER savings)
     ~Starbucks Discoveries Iced Favorites $3.49...$1 Mperk
     ~Tostitos Chips $2
     ~Sunchips $2
     ~24ct Aquafina Water $3.49
     ~8ct 12oz Pepsi Bottles $2.49
     ~8ct 20oz Gatorade Bottles $4.49
     ~12-18ct Quaker Granola Bars $2.99
     ~18oz Canister Quaker Oats $1
*Chi Chi Tortillas BOGO...$1/2 (8/8 SS)

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Shopping 9/26

A new grocer opened in Muncie today so what better to do on date night than grocery shop! Ruler Foods is in the old Circuit City on McGalliard and Morrison. Ruler is a Discount Jay Co store so it features mainly Kroger brand products. It is like Aldi in many ways: need a quarter for carts, sack your own groceries, bags are a dime.  Here's what I got (as far as I can tell these are everyday prices!)

4- Gallon Milk $1.99
2- Dozen Eggs $.99
3lb- Ground Chuck $6.87 ($2.29/lb)
2lb Dog Bones $1.49
2-Microwave Beef Stew Cups $.89
2-Boullion Cubes $1.29
Cooking Spray $1.39
Little Debbie Donuts $1.89 (The hubby always ends up with a treat lol)
Miracle Maize Corn Bread Mix
2- Bagged Salad $.99
90ct Pizza Rolls $4.89 (Papaw wanted pizza rolls!)
Precooked Bacon $2.49 (We usually buy @ Sams Club this works out to the same price, so worth a try)
2+lb Grapes $2.19 ($.99lb)
Spent $41.57

We also stopped by Marsh to get a few things...

9.5lbs Bananas @ $.33/lb= $3.14
3- Snapple K-Cups $3.99 (Clearance)...Used 2- $1.50 printables and $2 printable
Blue Diamond Almonds $2.99
3-Keebler Cookies $1.84
5-Campbells Chunky Soup $1.09
Yogurt Pretzels (Little dudes newest snack obsession) $1
Diet Cranberry Ginger Ale $1 (Love this stuff every year)
Spent $24.52

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TruMoo & Goosebumps Haunted Halloween Sweepstakes

Head over to TruMoo's Facebook page and enter to win a all expenses paid trip for 4 to 

Pasadena, CA but even better after signing up you will score a $2 off and Goosebumps DVD 

coupon and I have seen these for $5 at Walmart...Score! 

And while your at Walmart scoring that cool new movie for the kids be sure to pick up some of 

TruMoo's new Orange colored Vanilla milk (only around for the season!) or original TruMoo 

Chocolate milk!

I was provided with free product coupons from Bzzagent for facilitate my review. 

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Menu Planning 9/20-9/26

I decided to change up my menu planning since I usually do all my shopping Friday or Saturday and it makes more sense this way.

Friday: Biscuit Pizzas (saw it on Pinterest), side salad (can report these were a hit with the kiddos!)

Saturday:  Turkey Joes (shh don't tell my hubby he thinks its beef lol), Sweet Potato Fries, Veggies & Dip

Sunday: Meatloaf;  Zucchini, Squash, Tomato, and Onions; Mashed Potatoes

Monday: Chicken & Noodles, Baked Apples

Tuesday: Hot Ham & Swiss Subs, Cooked Carrots, Fruit Salad

Wednesday: Tacos, Rice, Beans

Thursday: Chef Salads

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Aldi Produce Deals 9/18-9/24

*2lb Red or Green Seedless Grapes $1.78
*2lb Pears $1.49
*5lb Red Potatoes $1.49
*Cabbage $.99
*3lb Yellow Onions $.99

Marsh Good Deals 9/19-9/25

          **9/19-9//22 offers**
* Spend $75 on total purchase Get $10 off next order
*2.5lb Tyson Chicken Breast or Tenders $4.99 when you spend $30

*Honeycrisp Apples $1.99/lb
*Indiana Farms Bacon $2.99
*Marsh Milk $1.99
*Blue Bell Ice Cream $3.99
*6-8oz Food Club Block, Sliced, or Shredded Cheese $1.88
*Lean Cuisine Entrees or Pizzas 50%

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Menards, CVS, and Meijer Shopping 9/8


5-Wash Cloths $3...Get $20 Mail in Rebate
5-Hand Towels $4...Get $20 Mail in Rebate
30ct Hangers $3.99...Get $2 Mail in Rebate
4- Drawer Pulls $2.79...Get $11.16 Mail in Rebate
 So....a $3 Money Maker after Rebates :)


6- Purex $6.29...Buy 1 Get 2 Free
Soft Soap Hand Soap $2.99
Used $10EB from last week
Spent $5.57...Got back $2EB and Got back $6 from Savingstar  ($5 for $20 of Purex and $1 for Purex Detergent)

Meijer (sorry had to take Iphone pics today camera is MIA lol)

Transaction 1 & 2

8-Pringles $1.50...Used 2- $1/4MQ (each order)
Spent $10 & Got back $8 each time

Transaction 3
2-Ortega Taco Shells $1
Ortega Rice $1...Used $.60/3 printable (this & shells)
6-Totinos Pizza Rolls $1...Used 2- $.60/3 printables
7-Helper mixes $1...Used $.80/4 printable & $.75/3 mperk
6-Breakfast Makers $1...Used 2- $.50/2 printable & $.50/2 mperk
2-Lunch Makers $1...Used $1/2 MQ
1- Meijer Frozen Peas $1
2- Banquet Sausage Links $1...Used $4 Mperk (off total frozen food purchase)
2-Pillsbury Heat-N-Go Waffles $1...Used BOGO Printable
Meijer Cheese Puffs $1 (white cheddar= NO orange mess all over the kiddos!)
Simply Potatoes $2.15...Got back $.75 from Ibotta
Kibbles & Bits $4.50
Saved $3 in Buy 10 Get 11th Free Items
Used $16 from Transactions 1 & 2
Spent $13.90 (after coupons & Ibotta)

That's a total of $33.90 for 51 Items

Marsh Shopping 9/8

You should know this was actually 4 transactions (God bless the poor college boy who had to deal with me but did it all with a smile! Of course the look on his face when he realized how little I spent was priceless too!)

64- (not pictured lol) Cans Libby Veggies $.95...Used 16- $1/4MQ
6-Red Gold Salsa $1.50...Used 3- $.50/2MQ
5-Gallon Milk $2.49...Used Free coupon from register last week
2-Oreos $2.99...Used 2- $1MQ
6- Totinos Pizzas $.49...Used $1/5 printable
6-Red Gold Tomatoes $1...Used 3- $.50/2MQ
11-Toaster Strudels/Scrambles $1.99...Used $1/3MQ  (wish I had more than one!)
4-Tastykake Pecan Swirls $1...Used 4- $1MQ
3-Tombstone Pizzas $3.29...Used $1/3 printable
4-Progresso Soup $1.49...Used 2- $.50/2 printable & got $1 back from Savingstar
Subtotal: $138.89
Buy 10 Save $5 Savings= $50
Coupons + SS Rebate= $32.49

Pretty Awesome in my book!

Saturday, September 7, 2013

CVS Deals 9/8-9/14

*Purex 24-33 load or 18ct UltraPacks Buy One Get Two Free (Limit 6)
*Pepsi 2lt BOGO (Limit 4)
*Colgate Toothbrushes/Toothpaste (Limit 4)
*Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap $2.99...Get $2EB
*Spend $6 on Carmex Lip Balm or Healing Cream...Get $3EB
*Spend $50 on ITunes or App Store gift cards...Get $10EB
*6ct Hershey's/Mars Snack Size Candy Bars 3/$2.97...Get $1EB/3
*CVS Vitamins BOGO (excludes A,C,E, and Iron)
*Spend $10 on Almay Cosmetics...Get $4EB (Limit 6 offers)
*Spend $15 on Hefty Trash or Food Storage Bags ...Get $5EB...$1.25/2 (Baggies 7/28 SS)
*Mitchum Deodorant $1.99...$1MQ (9/8 SS)
*3oz Bengay $4.49...Get $2EB (Limit 2)...$2MQ (9/8 SS)
*Spend $50 on ITunes Gift Cards...Get $10EB
*Spend $10 on BIC Pens/Pencils...Get $3EB...$1MQ (8/4 SS)

Meijer Deals 9/8-9/14

                                           ***10/$10 Get 11th Item Free***
~Dole Salad Blends
~Marzetti Croutons
~Chobani 6oz Yogurt
~Betty Crocker Box Potatoes...$.50/2MQ
~Hamburger, Chicken, or Tuna Helper Mixes...$.75/3MQ
~2L Coke, Pepsi, or 7Up
~4 Roll Angel Soft Toliet Tissue
~Red, Yellow, or Orange Sweet Bell Peppers
~1# Organic Baby, 10oz Matchstick, or 16oz Chip Carrots
~Single Caramel Apple
~Meijer Whole White or Mini Bella Mushrooms
~Armour Breakfast Makers...$.50/2 printable
~Armour Lunchmakers....$1/2MQ
~John Morrell Rope Sausage
~Pillsbury Heat-N-Go Waffles/Pancakes...BOGO printable
~Ore-Ida Easy Fries or Tater Tots...$1/2MQ
~Totinos Pizza Rolls...$.60/3 printable
~Manwich Sloppy Joe Sauce
~Wolf Brand Chili
~32oz Gatorade
~Dole Pineapple or Mandarin Oranges
~Grands Biscuits
~Del Monte Canned Vegetables
~Knorr Rice/Pasta Sides
~Barilla Pasta
~Old El Paso Shells, Beans, Salsa...$.60/3 printable
~Meijer Salad Dressing, Olives, or Croutons
~Meijer Pretzels or Cheese Puffs
~Meijer Candy Corn
~Hunts Snack Pack
~Pillsbury Cake Mix
~1# Domino Powdered/Brown Sugar...$.50/2MQ (9/8 RP)

Regular Sale Items
*Jacks Pizza's 4/$10
*64oz Motts Apple Juice 2/$5...$1 printable
*Doritos BOGO

Also I just noticed there is a special Mperk where you can pick your favorite NFL team (GO COLTS!!) and every week the rush for 120+ yards you get a special mperk the next Tuesday. Hopefully it will be a good one :)

Menu Planning 9/8-9/14~ Updated

Sunday: Chicken & Dumplings, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans

Monday: Steak & Chicken Fajitas, Black Beans, Rice

Tuesday: We have foster training hours tonight so it will be leftovers or something else quick

Wednesday: Ham & Beans, Cornbread

Thursday: Turkey Sloppy Joes,  Brown Sugar Carrots, Sweet Potatoe Fries

Friday: Pizzas, Veggies & Dip

Saturday: Nutella Waffles w/ Fruit, Bacon, Eggs

Update I'm a big goofball and the training is NOT this Tuesday :/ Oops so I think I will make that a date night for Brian and I so we can eat out and go to.....Menards bahaha we live dangerously!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Marsh deals starting 9/5

There's a pretty awesome deal where for every 10 participating items you buy (no limit!) you save $5! The items in red are included and I just went ahead and  listed the prices AFTER discount...
*Marsh Gallon Milk $1.99
*Sargento Shredded or Off The Block Cheese $1.99
*Kelloggs Fruit Loops, Apple Jacks, Raisin Bran, or Corn Flakes $1.79...$1/3 printable
*Tombstone Pizzas $2.79...$1/3 printable
*Stouffer's Red Box Entrees or Pizzas $1.99
*Pillsbury Toaster Strudel $1.49...$.75/3 printable
*Progresso Soup $.99...$.50/2 printable
*Libby's Canned Vegetable $.45...$1/4MQ (8/25 RP)
*Red Gold Tomatoes or Sauce $.50
*Red Gold Large Can Tomatoes or Salsa $1
*Betty Crocker Muffin Mix or Premium Brownie Mix $1.50...$.75/2 printable
*48oz Deans Ice Cream $2.49
*Planter's Peanut Butter $1.49
*32oz Gatorade $.99
*Nabisco Cookies $2.49
*Green Giant Box Veggies $.99...$1/3MQ (8/25 SS)
*Pillsbury Crescent or Sweet Rolls $1.49...$.40/2 printable
*40ct Totinos Pizza Rolls $2.49...$1/2 (8/18 SS)
*Ore Ida Potatoes $2.49...$1/2MQ (8/25 RP)

       **Thurs-Sun ONLY Totinos 12in Pizzas $.49 (Limit 6) when you spend $30...**
~Perdue Boneless Skinless Breast $1.98/lb
~Washington Gala Apples or Bartlett Pears $.99/lb
~Tastycake Pecan Swirls 5/$5...$1MQ (in 8/25 SS if this is considered a family pack??)

New printables for K-Cups

Any of you who use K-cups are going to be excited because has the following available to print right now!

~12 or 16ct Brew Over Ice $2
~Bigelow Tea $1.50
~Snapple $1.50
~Swiss Miss $1.50
~Celestial Seasonings $1.50
~Green Mountain Naturals (shows apple cider!) $1.50
~Green Mountain Coffee $1.50
~Barista Prime Coffeehouse $1.50
~Café Escapes $1.50
~Donut House Collection $1.50
~Eight O'clock $1.50
~Caribou Coffee $1.50
~Tully's $1.50
~Newman's Own Organic $1.50

On a funny side note I'm glad they decided to release these coupons in honor of me buying my first K-cup coffee maker this week ;) Anyone got suggestions on which brands are the best and where the best place to buy them is?

Free 1.3oz Mini BBW Candle w/ $10 Purchase

Head over here to print a coupon for a FREE mini candle with any $10 purchase.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Lunchables Jr Review

I was given the opportunity to try out the new Lunchables Jr snack packs by Crowdtap. While everyone would automatically assume these would be in the refrigerated section with the classic Lunchables you would be wrong, These are actually located at your local Walmart in the Infant/Toddler food section. They come in single packs and there are 4 different varities:

-Ants on a Log: Graham Sticks, Peanut Butter, Sunmaid Raisins

-Teddy Bear Picnic: Peanut Butter, Dried Apple Pieces, Teddy Grahams

-Blueberry Bonanza: Blueberry Dried Apple Pieces, Mini Cheez-It Snack Crackers, Mini Nilla Wafers

-Very Bear Crunch: Strawberry Flavored Dried Apple Pieces, Mini Ritz Cheese Sandwiches, Teddy Grahams

Tristen tried the Ants on a log and must have liked it because he cleared it out and then I found a second one empty a little while later (although you can't tell it by the look on his face).

Kayleigh tried the Very Berry Crunch and liked the Teddy Grahams & Ritz Sandwiches but the pieces of apple were so small they just kind of went everywhere :(

The best feature (at least for picky TJ) is that everything is in separate sections for those who don't like things to "touch".

These were kind of pricey at $1.97 each so they won't be on our every week list but since they require no refrigeration I may keep a couple for quick snacks in the car.

I was provided with  free products to facilitate my review. These are my honest opinions.

New Month= New Coupons

Its a new month and that equals new printable coupons! Here are some of the better ones I see this morning:

~$1 off Luvs Diapers
~BOGO Edge Shave Gel (Use with the ECB deal at CVS)
~$1/2 off Dinty Moore Beef Stew
~$1.50 off Old El Paso Frozen Entrees (These are $5.98 at Walmart)
~$6 Schick Hydro Silk Refill
~$1 off Motts Apple Juice (makes Motts for Tots $.88 @ Walmart)
~$1.50 off Mars Ice Cream Bars (look for the ones with free Redbox Codes!)
~$1.50 off Pampers Baby Dry

Shopping 8/31

Ibotta has some rocking deals and bonus's for buying products this weekend so we took advantage and stocked up on paper goods and diapers/ pull ups for Cindy (Thank God the last one not trained!)


*Barilla Meal $2...Used $1MQ & got $.50 from Ibotta
*6ct Viva Paper Towel $6.97...Used $1 printable & got $.75 from Ibotta
*12 Roll Cottonelle $6.97 & Travel Pack Cottonelle Wipes $1.97...Used $1.50/both MQ & Got $1 back from Ibotta
*24ct Poise Liners $2.72...Used $2 printable & got back $1.25 from Ibotta
*Scott Naturals Wipes Tub $1.96...Used $.50MQ  & got back $1 from Ibotta
*2-Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusions Conditioners (1 regular, 1 deep)$2.88 ... $1/2MQ & $1.25 each ($2.50 total) from Ibotta
*Kleenex Hand Towels $2.67 and Softsoap Hand Soap $2.27...Used 2- $.50MQ & got back $1.50 from Ibotta
*Kleenex 4ct $3.47...used $.50MQ (should have qualified for $1 from Ibotta but it says it doesn't match womp womp lol)
*Smart Ones Peach Oatmeal $2.88...Used Free MQ from doing a review & got back $.50 from Ibotta
*Nature Valley Soft Oatmeal Bars $2.94...Used Free MQ from a review
*Goodnights Briefs (we keep these on hand for sick days just in case :/ ) $9.47...Used $2MQ & Got back $1.50 from Ibotta
*Danimals Drinkable Yogurt $2 & Half Gallon Strawberry Milk $2.46....The kids are cute and I count myself very lucky they ask for healthy treats at the grocery so I usually deliver!

Before Coupons: $56.51
Coupon Savings: $16.32
Ibotta Refund:      $10.50
Total Spent:          $29.69


18ct Scott Toliet Tissue $7.44...Used $.75 printable & got back $.75 from Ibotta
Pull Ups $8.99...Used $2MQ & Got back $1.50 from Ibotta
Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers $8.99...used $1.50 printable & got $1.50 from Ibotta
Huggies Wipes $2.99... Used $.50 printable & Got $.75 from Ibotta
5- Kleenex Boxes $.99...Used $1 printable
     ~~Got back $10EB for buying everything above~~
CVS Trial Pack Training Pants $.99...Got back $.99EB
Used $1.50EB from previous trip

Before Coupons:               $34.35
Coupons/ECB Savings:    $7.25
Ibotta Refund:                   $4.50            
Total Spent:                       $22.60

Then I also got another $31 in bonus from Ibotta so this whole huge shopping day came out to:
Walmart Subtotal:                   $56.51
CVS Subtotal:                         $34.35
Coupon/ECB Redeemed:        $23.57
Total Ibotta Rebate:                $46.00
Total Spent Today: $21.29 plus I have $10.99 in Extracare bucks to spend later! And Kayleigh approves of the pile of  paper products :)