Thursday, April 29, 2010

Column April 29

If you have signed up on my Web site to receive email saving updates you may have noticed they’ve been missing. My computer crashed last week and I am in the process of getting it fixed. I never realized that my computer was so important to my savings strategies.

But it is possible to save without a computer. Below are some of the deals found in the Sunday newspaper.

50 percent off Air Wick Freshmatic $3.99
Use $4.00 coupon in 4/25 Sunday paper
Final price = FREE

Clio Beautytrim Personal Hair Trimmer $4.99
Receive $4.99 in register rewards
Final price = FREE

Stayfree Maxi Pads $2.99
Receive $2.99 in register rewards
Final price = FREE

Plackers Dental Flossers $2.00
Receive $2.00 in register rewards
Final price = FREE

Skintimate Shave Cream $2.99
Receive $2.99 in register rewards
Final price = FREE

Tone Body Wash $3.99
Receive $3.00 in register rewards
Use printable $1.00 coupon
Final price = FREE

Scotch Packing Tape 99 cents with in-ad coupon
Use printable $1.00 coupon
Final price = FREE

Schick Razor System $8.99
Use $4.00 coupon in 4/25 Sunday paper
Receive $3.00 in register rewards
Final price = $1.99

Buy 8 or more Hallmark Cards, receive $5 in register rewards or buy 4 cards and receive $2 in register rewards. Use in-ad coupon to receive 44 cents off a card with a limit of six cards. This is the time to stock up for mother’s day, father’s day and graduation cards.

Using your CVS extracare card get one free Kodak Picture Movie DVD FREE. Print online coupon for buy one get one free Kodak Picture Movie DVD FREE enabling you to get both FREE.

Buy Softsoap or Irish Spring for $2.99
Receive $2.00 in extra care bucks
Final cost = 99 cents

Schick Quattro for Women $8.99
Receive $4.00 in extra care bucks
Use $4.00 coupon from 4/26 Sunday paper
Final cost 99 cents

Buy Avatar DVD for $4.99 when you spend $25 on selected products. If you are going to buy the DVD anyways you may as well get some extras while doing so.

Speed Stick $2.99
Use in-ad $2.00 coupon
Final price = 99 cents

Schick Men’s Hydro Razor $8.99
Mail in Rebate $6.00
Final price = $2.99

Band-Aid Brand Bandages $1.99
Use in-ad coupon for 50 cents
Use 50 cent coupon in 4/25 Sunday paper
Final price = 99 cents

To help with your graduation event or any special occasion get 20% off your catering order at Fazoli’s online when you enter promotional code 2237 expires June 3, 2010.

Buy one clearance sport coat at Men’s Wearhouse get one FREE.
Get $10 off your purchase of at least $10 at Jcpenney just use promotional code 4BESTMOM at checkout

Staples has 20-pk Duracell batteries (AA or AAA) for $9.99 each, receive $9.99 back in Staples Rewards to use for future purchases. You can do this deal twice. Offer good on item numbers 703715 and 846026 only

Add some WOW to your party with personalized plates from Hallmark. Get 30% off when you use promotional code SPRINGPTY30

Want to wear some of the hottest dresses at about 10 percent of the retail cost. You now can borrow a dress from well known designers, wear it to your special occasion then ship it back. For more information go to

FREE sample of Aveeno shampoo and conditioner

Celebrate Fig Newtons Birthday with a $1.00 coupon
CVS has them on sale for $1.00 this week
Final price = FREE

Become a facebook fan of Lay’s Kettle Potato Chips and receive a coupon for buy one get one free!/BeSnackReady?v=app_4949752878

FREE bottle opener from Café Colore

FREE Bellissima Trucco Mineral Makeup samples offer

Request a free Take-Home Colon Cancer Kit from Logan Memorial Hospital.{8821AA3D-4CE5-45DE-876C-10E05310AB77}

Simply fill out the form to receive The Bad Breath Bible – discover the truth about bad breath.

FREE Breast Cancer Awareness Sticker

Saturday, May 8 join with the National Association of Letter carriers to help feed the hungry throughout our nation. Just place nonperishable items in your mailbox. Go to for more details.

For the month of May S&S Tire will award $15,000 in cash to the top six charities in the region that recruit the most blood donors in May. So now is the time to help by giving blood but by also choosing one of your favorite charities to win. Mine is The Ronald McDonald House of the Bluegrass.

The Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau offers a "Ticket to History" good for admission to the four historic homes in Lexington. Homes include: Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate; Waveland State Historic Site; Hunt-Morgan House; and the Mary Todd Lincoln House. The ticket is $15 and is available at the visitor center lobby located at 301 E. Vine St. in downtown Lexington.

Bring in a KRAFT singles wrapper to a Lexington Legends Game on Tuesdays to receive a buy one get one free ticket deal. For more information go to

Free Comic Book Day is a single day- the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops (there are three in Lexington) will give a FREE comic book to anyone who comes into their store. Go to the FREE Comic Book Day website for exact locations of stores and details on promotion.

Join the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department and LFACC at the 3rd Street Fire Station on Thursday, May 6 from 6:00pm to 9:00 pm for the annual Spring Rabies Clinic. The cost is $3 rabies vaccination, $8 altered/$40 unaltered dog or cat license – please bring proof of spay/neuter surgery. The event is first-come, first-serve – rain or shine. For more information call Lexington-Fayette County Health Department 288-2358.

Join Whole Foods Grand Re-Opening Party at their Wine Shop on Saturday, May 1st for special events and offerings including a wine tasting and mint juleps from 4pm to 8pm. Read more:

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