Friday, December 10, 2010

Fru-Gal Update December 10

My friends at Race for Education are auctioning off a great UK Basketball Experience
They have a package, donated to them by Michael Dubb for a great UK basketballexperience Monday, January 3rd. Dinner for 4 (2 kids, 2 adults) with CoachCalipari and the team at the Wildcat Lodge. Then head over to Rupp where youwill have 2 seats behind the bench and 2 kids will have the opportunity toserve as ball boys for the game against Pennsylvania. You can bid on thispackage on ebay Right now it is only $200- could make an interesting holiday present for someone

Get a year subscription to Whole Living. You do have to fill out a survey that takes about two minutes.

Boscia is giving away Peppermint Blotting Linens when you like them on their facebook page

Until December 11 order $30 in magazine subscriptions through Amazon get $10 credit for

15% off your Staples purchase coupon. Use this to purchase the batteries that you get your full purchase price back in Staples rewards.

Get a free sample from Sam's Club of Purina ONE Dog food (you don't need to be a member)

Get $10 off your total purchase of $10 or more at Hallmark

Here is a money maker at Walgreens
Buy 6 of Hallmark 20 sheet tissue paper
Use coupon for 3/$1 in weekly flyer
Pay only $2
Get $5 back to use for your next shopping visit

Remember that Walgreens now has Jingle Cash. For every $25 you spend get $5 back to use your next shopping visit. So $50 you get $10 so on and so on.

Get a bracelet from Toms shoe

Friday only Whole Foods
Whole Catch Mini Crab Cakes $6.99 a box (15 count) usually $10.99 a box

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Fru-Gal Update December 9

Upload your photos at Snapfish FREE PRINTS I am sorry but it looks like today only
Order 50 - 4x6 photo prints you can choose a variety
Use promotional code HPINK50 at checkout
Shipping is free.
This deal is for new and existing customers

Don't stop believing from Glee

12 issues free subscription to Boating Magazine

VISA deal of the Day at Living Social. Get $115 for $50 worth of men's clothing at Bonobos if you use your Visa card you will get another deal for FREE
Shipping is free.

Another SeeHere deal.
Personalize mug starting at $12.99 use promotional code mug-24 to save 40% off your mug
This should include free overnight shipping

Toys Story two-disc special edition blu-ray/dvd combo originally $39.99 now $11.99 70% off

Free Blockbuster Express Kiosk code for free DVD rental XU14A

Fru-Gal Column December 9

This weekend my family and I ventured out to get a Christmas tree. When I was going through my Christmas decorations discovering the handmade ornaments from my boys made me smile. It brought back many holiday memories, those memories where not of expensive presents I received but of skating parties, sledding and spending time with my family. As you are shopping remember this piece of advice, a gift is more precious when it comes from your heart.

Use the internet to your advantage. There are many easy-to-use sites that you can earn bonus bucks when you buy everything from household essentials to the lastest high-tech gadgets. Take the time to view these sites especially if you are shopping online for your holiday presents.

At you can receive 2 to 12 percent back from an enormous selection of online sellers including Walmart, Bath & Body Works, and Ralph Lauren. Once you accrue $20 in savings, the company mails you a check.

Use the comparison-shopping tool from this website will display all the merchants selling the item you want with retail prices, valid coupon codes, and cash-back amounts, which range from 1 to 30 percent, depending on the retailer. Request your earnings, paid by check or via PayPal, at any time.

Get coupon codes from for free shipping from 1,200 retailers, including Nordstrom and Sephora, in addition to earning as much as 25 percent cash back. When you make your first purchase, the site will deposit an additional $5 into your account. Checks are mailed quarterly.

Receive email alerts from when a new deal is posted for a specific brand or product. Shoppers can get 1 to 40 percent back on their buys from merchants as varied as Sony, Orbitz, and Athleta. Once you earn $10, receive your money by check or via PayPal at any time.

This holiday season, when you purchase anything at Toys R Us use your reward card to earn 10% back on all your purchases. Just think get a $1 back when you make a $10 purchase, sign up now for Rewards “R” Us.
Cash in $40 or more at any Coinstar Machine to receive an eCertificate or gift card. Get a promotional code for a $10 bonus that will be on your receipt. Basically it is like getting $50 for $40 worth of change.

Join Upromise now to help get money for college bills and student loans buying things you need like groceries, shop online, filling your gas tank and much more. Even though you may not get cash in hand you will receive a check toward college bills or money towards paying down a student loan. Upromise even loads digital coupons to your shoppers card and the savings goes toward your college account.

Donate your football cleats, gloves and NFL merchandise to receive a $10 cash card from Sports Authority

If you are going to the Fayette Mall to do your shopping make sure you pick up your own Book of Savings from customer service. Remember before you go to any mall visit their website for any online coupons available.

If you are planning a party get 50% off one item at PartyCity

Every day through Christmas, Amazon will unveil a new holiday song available for free download.

Rite Aid is offering a great deal on Holiday Candy. Buy three packages of Hershey Kisses for $6 then use buy two get one free coupon from 12/5 Sunday paper along with $1 coupon from Rite Aid Video Values to bring price down to $1 each but you will then receive a $1 UP reward to use towards your next shopping trip.

HSN is offering a holiday deal for first time users. Save $20 off your first purchase of $40 or more. Just use promotional code 988048 when ordering. Watch HSN and call 1-800-284-7171 to order.

Learn Out Loud is offering a free download of The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Don’t forget that we have started a new month. So now is the time to go through your coupons and throw away all expired coupons but also the time to go online and load new digital coupons on your Kroger Plus Card. They have just added a $5 coupon when you buy 5 Keebler products at This means that you will get a $1 off each item pair this with the mega sale and you can get Keebler Fudge Shop Cookies for 49 cents each great for a holiday party.

Take $10 off your photo gift order of $20 or more purchase at Walgreens. Enter coupon code CREATIVE at checkout thru Saturday, December 11.

Use coupon in 12/5 Sunday Parade for two free 5x7 HP photo greetings card.

Digital Coupon Websites
Santa’s reindeer will be at Lexington Green Mall off Nicholasville Rd on December 11 from 10am to noon. If you are a restaurant employee bring your pay stub to get a free 4x6 picture with Santa.

Lexington Public Library at Tates Creek Branch will have holiday storytime and craft on Saturday, December 11 starting at 11am. Ages 4 & up. Registration required call 859-231-5580.
Lexington Public Library at Beaumont Branch will have holiday fun storytime and craft on Wednesday, December 15 from 3:30-4:30pm. Ages 6-10. Registration is required just call 859-231-5570.

Join Clark County Library at 370 S. Burne Avenue in Winchester on Saturday, December 11 from 10am to 12pm to meet Santa.

If you know anyone in the military that you would like to have a gift pack sent to them from SCION

Receive a $5 rebate from Real Simple Magazine when you purchase $15 of qualifying products

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Fru-Gal Update December 8

OK this is it. If you haven't gotten your holiday cards yet this is the deal. SeeHere is offering 50 cards for FREE. Just pay shipping. Enter promotional code 50cards. Shipping is $4.99 or 2 day shipping for $6.74.

College Hoodies on sale 2 for $40.

Through December 25 you can get $25 off any $100 purchase of DEWALT power tools or power tool accessories from Amazon- check out the tools some are marked 50% off already

Today only get 40% off and free shipping from
Look under the sale items for some great prices on sneakers and cleats
Just enter coupon code FRPUMAJUST4U

Walgreens has a special four day sale.

Coupon in flyer for $4 off all $9.99 toys

Crayola Pop Art Pixies $5.99
use $4 coupon
Final price= $1.99

Another Kroger mega deal- has added a new coupon for Buy 3 Cesar Canine Entree get one free. These are going down to 25 cents with mega deal but the coupon will deduct 75 cents. Final cost is 6 cents each.

Tonka Chuck's Stunt Park originally $42.99 now $14.99 65% off

Fisher-Price TRIO King's Warship originally $29.99 now $14.99 50% off

Fisher-Price 3 in 1 Smart Sports originally $64.99 now $17.99 72% off

Playskool Wheel Pals Jungle Journey originally $16.99 now $5.99 65% off

Mega Bloks Deluxe Dual-Blast Dragon Hunter originally $34.99 now $12.99 63% off

$8 coupon for Cars Toon: Mater's Tal Tales Blu/Ray DVD Combo Pack

Get a coupon for $25 off AirTran Airways on their facebook page

C9 by Champion Women's 3 in 1 Cold-Weather Jacket deal of the day from Target
originally $59.99 now $19.99
Try promotional code JUH5H3OD to save an additional 10% off.

$10 off $10 purchase at Bath & Body Works just enter code F102785

Cheryls Cookies Deal- Shimmering Snowflake Bundle originally $22.99 now $19.99
Use code TENFORME to get $10 off any order of $10 or more. You do have to pay shipping.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Fru-Gal Update December 7

I told you the other day to load the $5 digital coupons from on to your saving card. Look for the Keebler display that has the Ultimate Holiday Guide full of coupons to sweeten the deal. Also, in the booklet is a rebate for $10 when you buy 10 of Keebler participating products. You do need to buy all the products in one transaction but with the digital coupons, paper coupons, mega sale and rebate you can get 10 Keebler products for FREE.

Amazon prices change quickly. What I see might not be there anymore.

108ct Ceylon Tea Chest from Amazon was $59.99 now $19.99

Corel Paintshop Photo Pro software from Amazon was $129.99 now $25.00

$3 dollar shipping today only at Hautelook

Buy one get one free on all LeapFrog TAG books

Today at Walmart Fisher Price Thomas & Friends Trackmaster Shake Shake Bridge Playset was $24.97 now $10

iPhone case - Orange,Black from Amazon was $26.10 now $6.72
iPhone pink case is marked down to .18 cents

Puma Store is having a friends and family event where you can get 40% off your entire order and free shipping using code FRPUMAJUST4U through 12/9

Hefty Zoo Pals $1 coupon on click under household. This is a high value coupon

$1 coupon for Hershey's Pot of Gold Chocolates use this at RiteAid to get a box for 99 cents

1 year subscription to SHAPE magazine for only $1.99 when you enter promotional code SHAPE
1 year subscription to GOLF Digest Magazine for only $2.99 when you enter promotional code GOLF
1 year subscription to Parent Magazine for only $4.99 when you enter promotional code PARENTS

Free shipping at Disney Store just enter promotional code TOYMANIA

Free samples of CoverGirl Blast Collection

DeLonghi Espresso Machine was $210 now $81.75 plus $20 rebate Final price = $61.75

Meijer Deal-
Buy four Hanes packaged socks or underwear for the family and get $10 off instantly

Target Unadvertised Deal-
Pop Art Pixel Kits from $9.99
$4 printable coupon try to print two
Get a $5 Target Gift Card when you purchase two
Final Price can start at $3.49 each

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Fru-Gal Update December 5

Seeing that it is so cold outside, I have been spending time on the computer. I know I have already sent you an update today but here is another one with a whole lot of great stuff. You probably won't hear from me tomorrow.

Whole Foods is having a free event this Tuesday evening from 5pm to 7pm. They will have complimentary hor d'oeuvres, recipes, gift-giving ideas, and more. Register for door prizes, and visit their eggnog bar in the wine shop. You also can participate in an optional $3 beer sampling to benefit Home at Last Animal Sanctuary.

Venus Spa Breeze Holiday Gift Set Caddy plus subscription to Allure for 1 year. Value $23.00 (you can opt out of the magazine subscription and get a $9.00 rebate)- free shipping

HP all in one printer from Walmart for $20
I had one of these for many years and it worked great, copies, scans and prints

Like Birds Eye on their facebook page and receive a 50 cents coupon and Birds Eye will donate $1 to Share Our Strength to help feed kids better
Use this coupon on mega deal at Krogers to get Birds Eye for 49 cents

Digital coupon at for $5 off 5 Keebler products. Use this with Kroger mega sale get 5 boxes for 49 cents each.

Office Depot coupon for $10 off $25 qualifying purchase. Also $5 off your qualifying $10 UPS postal service.

Get this cute picnic set - four plates, four knives, four forks, four spoons and four tablespoons for $3.99 at Women Within and enter promotional code WW47491 to receive free shipping.

Print out 50 cent coupon on two Milky Way bars at if your store doubles coupons this can get you some free candy. has LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Alphabet Set on sale for $10 save $11.99 55%

CVS deal
AZO itch relief $6.99
get $5 extra care bucks
use $2 printable coupon
Final price= FREE

Everyday go to 25 Days of Christmas page and look for the Deck the Hall box click on the picture and you will earn DIsney rewards points. If you are not a member join. When you buy any Disney DVD or go to Disney movie you can enter your ticket info or info from the box to get points toward free stuff from Disney.

Our coupon flyers did not include the Hasbro coupons for Hungry Hippo, Elefun or Bounce
Here are the online printables
You should be able to use the coupon for the travel size Hungry Hippo at Target to make this FREE
These are high value $5 coupons

Lots of Play-Doh 50% off at Amazon

Rite Aid Deal-
Buy 3 Hershey Mini Kisses for $6
Use Buy two get one free coupon in 12/5 Sunday paper
get $1 UP reward
$1 RiteAid video coupon
Final price = $2 for three bags

Get a special treat when you like Biore on their facebook page

Free sample of Stayfree

Get a subscription for 26 weeks of Wall Street Journal. You do need to answer a short survey but it is worth it.

Fru-Gal Update December 5

Free Excedrin coupon

Enter a UPC code from Swiffer to receive a free cookbook from Reader's Digest called Quick Food: Gourmet Recipes in just 30 minutes

Free Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book

Free Hire your first employee book from Intuit

30 days of Grateful Dead music

Free All-Bran Promise Pack Offer

Get 50% off site wide at on Sunday 12/5 and Monday 12/6 only. Just enter promotional code 2day when you check out. Most deals are also offering free shipping.
Order 20 photo stickers for $1.49 shipped- great stocking stuffer idea

If you go to Blockbuster today just say Blockbuster has new low prices you'll get a free $2.99 top pick

KMart is doubling coupons up to $2 good Dec 5 thru Dec 7. They have restrictions so be prepared to look at the policy on the back of their flyer.

Text BEAR to 69866 and you'll get a coupon for $10 off your $30 or more Build a Bear purchase

Go to for buy one sweater and get a second one free just use promotional code ONSWEATER at checkout. I don't know how long this is going to last.

Get a personalized stocking from Kohl's for $3.60 to $4.50 depending on tax free shipping
Just enter promotional code FREECCDEC for free shipping and enter NEXTORDER20 for 20% off your order;jsessionid=sH1jM7TSv4pBx8QrzhB6Z0VRGdmdVW9ZBPZPJ3MJ6yCmGNNpJ3B9!-420038270!228852046#

or monogrammed kitchen towels for up to $3.00 after codes at Kohl's
Look for other holiday deals

Today Starbuck deal is a Frosted Starbucks Tumbler just $6.99 originally $10.95

Sign up for CVS emails and receive a coupon for $4 off $20 purchase

or sign up for CVS emails and receive a Buy 2 get 1 FREE Zhu Zhu Pets. They are on sale this week for Buy 1 Get 1 Free so I think it ends up being $3.29 each when you buy three

Like Hanes on their facebook page and then click on donate to help Hanes donate 500,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army

Everyday with Rachael Ray is now on sale for 88% off at Discount Magazine. Just enter promotional code 4662