Friday, June 8, 2012

Debbi's Frugal Forum June 8, 2012

Free samples for No Sugar Added Carnation Drink

Free Shake at Arby’s coupon with purchase of combo meal

Adventures in Parenting Booklet for free

Lots of free magazines from Rewards Gold

$1 coupon for All Detergent
On sale this week at Krogers for $2.99

Sign up for a chance to win one of the 5,000 boxes of Ziploc Portions bags giveaway

Buy one get one free anti-bacterial soap at Bath & Body Works

Cosmetics are buy one get one free today only at Target

Like Caswell-Massey on their facebook page and get a free sample of Almond & Aloe Hand Soap

Free sample of Depends Real Fit from Target

If you were looking to change insurance agents or just get an additional quote on your insurance AllState is giving away a cooler with speakers for a quote.

Like Kiss My Face on their facebook page for a high value $3 coupon

Go to for a free Birthday card when you enter promotional code HIPTREAT at checkout. Good today only.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Debbi's Frugal Forum June 6, 2012

Free Brew Over Ice Tumbler for your Keurig (limited supply) but I got mine

SOBE lifewater is giving away 100 free bottles a day this summer. Just spin and see if you win.

Text GLOW to 588229 on your smartphone to receive an in-store coupon on your phone valie for one free Glowing Body Scrub($14 value) with any $10 purchase good today only.

Use promotional code Thanks20 on your order at Beba Bella Design to receive $20 off your order. You do need to pay shipping. I haven’t ordered from here but there stuff looks really cute.

Free subscription to Family Fun magazine.

Free sample of Aveeno Shampoo when you text HAIR7 to 467467

Walgreens Deal:
I did this twice and it worked both times for me

Venus Proskin Razor $10.99
Venus Proskin Cartridges $16.99
Two Covergirl single eye shadow $3.99 each
Olay Face Wash $3.99

Used buy razor and cartridges get razor free coupon from P&G 6/3
(took off price of cartridges $16.99 without a beep)
Covergirl is buy one get one 50% off but it gave me the second one free
Used two $1 Covergirl makeup coupons from P&G 6/3
Used $1 Olay Facial Wash coupon from P&G 6/3
Paid $15.97
Receive $8 register reward, $3 register reward and $5 register reward
Making all the above items free.

Like I mentioned I did this transaction twice at the Walgreens on Versailles road (can’t believe it would be any different at any other Walgreens)

Yankee Candles is having their semi-annual sale with selected candles up to 75% off off buy one Men's apparel item, get an additional Men's apparel item at 50% off. Discount will be applied at Checkout. Discount not applicable to gift wrap, tax, or shipping and handling charges. May not be applied to previous orders. Offer expires 6/6/12 at 11:59 PM EST.
online only-

Free Spirulina Pacifica Superfood Supplements

Don’t forget about Free Entrance Day to National Parks this Weekend
Free entrance to Daniel Boone National Forest, 1700 Bypass Road WInchester, June 9
Free entrance to Gladie Cultural-Environmenal Learning Center, Sky Bridge Rd, Stanton
Nature Hikes Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg 1:30pm June 9
Free Little Exploreers Nature Walk 1pm Raven Run Nation Sanctuary, 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, June 9

Free showing of The Lorax at the Kentucky Theatre at 10am Saturday, June 9. Doors will open at 9am with children’s activities. You do have to get a ticket just register online at or go starting tomorrow you can go to the Kentucky Theatre box office to your ticket.

Saturday June 9 Marker’s Mark mobile dipping station will be at Joseph Beth Booksellers Lexington Green. Lots of Marker’s Mark products for sale like barbeque sauce for you to dip for Dad.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Debbi's Frugal Forum June 5, 2012

Sign up to win 50 packages of Tide Pods. When you sign up you should get a confirmation email to get a free sample of Tide PODS sent to you.

Free screening of That’s My Boy movie - nothing in Lexington but open in Louisville

Buy one get one free McCafe Smoothies, Cherry Berry Chiller, Frape or Frozen Strawberry Lemonade at participating McDonalds coupon

Free sample of bodycology when you like them on their facebook page

Like Nestle Drumstick to be put in the drawing for one of the 16,000 Free Boxes they are giving away on their facebook page.

Free order of Bang Bang Shrimp at Bone Fish Grill for the graduate. Just bring in your 2012 tassel or graduation photo

$2 coupon for any Sally Hansen Salon Nail Effects at Rite AId

Target Deal
SAVE $5 Instantly when you buy Madagascar or Madagascar 2 for $9.99 AND any other DreamWorks Animation movie on DVD or Blu-ray*
Puss in Boots DVD $14.99
How to Train Your Dragon DVD $11.99, and select others
Plus, get FREE Kids Movie Cash (up to $8) to see Madagascar 3 when you buy Madagascar 1 or 2
Deal Scenario
Buy Madagascar 1 or 2 $9.99
Buy How to Train Your Dragon $11.99
Total = $21.98
Save $5 Instantly for Buying Both Movies
Final cost only $16.98 total – $8.49 each. Plus, get $8 in Kids Movie Cash to see Madagascar 3!

Walgreens Deal:
Purchase three boxes of U by Kotex and receive a catalina at the register for an e-Movie Cash Code valid toward free admission (up to $10) to any movie of your choice at participating theaters.

Free subscription to Stroke Connection magazine

Free subscription to Travel+Leisure magazine is offering a FREE Father’s Day Greeting card when you use the code TREATBRAD. Send the card to yourself to receive FREE shipping. I’m not sure when this code expires.

Cheryl’s is offering 50% off their Father’s Day Tin $19.99 today only.

Free Nestle Ice Cream Sandwick at Thorntons coupon

Free download of Country Music top hits from People magazine

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Debbi's Frugal Forum June 3, 2012

June is the half way point to the end of 2012. Are you prepared? The beginning of 2012 you should have started your budget along with keeping track of all your expenses. If you haven’t done this now is the time. Change what you can control. We can’t control the price of groceries or the economy but we have total control over our monthly income and our budget. Get organized, use your coupons, reduce your debt, and build your stockpile.

Start working your list of 2012 Resolutions:

1.       Make out your budget. is a great online resource to take control of your finances.

2.       Order a copy of your credit report at

3.       Check your insurance coverage: health, life, property, auto and others. Visit one or two agents and ask them to explain different insurance plans and provide quotes.

4.       Take a look at your retirement financial plans. Talk to a financial advisor at your bank to set up a retirement fund.

5.       Look for ways to improve your energy efficiency. Examine your house for potential leaks or add extra insulation. Sign up for Kentucky Utilities energy audit at

6.       Now is the time to get healthy. Take that walk outside, start a garden and watch what you eat.

7.       Start organizing and cutting your coupons.  Check store sales to match up with your coupons.

Play the Purina Joyful Pet Moments Instant Win Game at Kroger to possibly receive a free Purina pet product. If you’re not a winner, Purina may still make a $1 donation to an animal welfare organization in your area. You can play once a day and win up to 7 free product coupons loaded to your shopper card.

Buy four Super Stack Pringles chips and get a free speaker by mail.


Free Custom 5x7, four wallets and mobile upload image at PictureMe Portrait Studios located in your local Walmart coupon- expires June 17, 2012                                           

Sign up for a free membership at to receive 25 free 4x6 prints, free photo storage, share photos with friends and family plus free shipping to your local CVS/pharmacy.                                                                                                                         After registering just add 25 4×6 prints to your cart and then select in-store pickup to get them FREE!

Free 10x13 Wall Portrait with fresh photo effects coupon at Sears Portrait Studio expires August 31, 2012.                                                                                                                

Sign up for a free Winkflash membership. When you register you will receive 50 free 4x6 prints shipped for 99 cents with your first order with code 50FREE.

Get 1200 Free Prints including 600 4x6s and 600 5x7s at ArtsCow for new registrants only.

Receive 50 free 4x6 prints when you become a member of Shutterfly. Pick up prints at Target, Walgreens, or CVS in as little as an hour.

Join Walmart Photo Membership and receive 25 bonus 1-Hour 4x6 Prints in your Photo Welcome Email.

Limited time offer from MyPublisher for new customers get buy one photo book get one photo book for free.

Get 150 4x6 prints for $15 shipping included by using promotional code AMERICA150 or get 100 prints for $10 including shipping with code AMERICA100 at Snapfish, expires June 5, 2012.

June 9th is Get Outdoors Day on this day get free admission to National Parks that usually charge entrance fees.

To celebrate National Get Outdoors Day, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be waiving fees at participating day-use facilities on Saturday, June 9.  General admission to Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace, Elk & Bison Prairie, and the 1 pm Golden Pond Planetarium show will be free.  Wranglers Campground will also be waiving day-use riding fees. 

Carlsbad Caverns National Park joins sites around the country in waiving general entry fees on National Get Outdoors Day, June 9. At Carlsbad Caverns, the general entry fee includes two cave tours - the Natural Entrance and Big Room. Fees for audio guides and ranger guided tours will still apply. 

CVS Deals:

Buy Crest toothpaste for $1.99 receive $1 extracare bucks use 25 cents Sunday paper coupon making final price just 74 cents.

Buy two Pantene shampoo and conditioners for $6.90 receive $1 extracare bucks use $1 Sunday paper coupon making final price $2.45 each.

Buy Olay Regenerist facial moisturizer for $18.99 receive $3 extracare bucks use $3 Sunday paper coupon making final price $12.99

If you add to the above purchase a 8pk of Basic Paper Towels you will receive a free Charmin large roll 9pk ($7.99 value)

Colgate Total toothpaste $2.74 receive $1 extracare bucks use 75 cents Sunday paper coupon making final price just 99 cents.

Crest Pro-Health Rinse on sale for $5.99 receive $5 extracare bucks use 25 cents Sunday paper coupon making final price just 74 cents

Oral B Adult manual toothbrush $2.77 receive $2 extracare bucks use 25 cents Sunday paper coupon making final price 52 cents.

Tampax Radiant $3.99 receive $1 extracare bucks use $1 Sunday paper coupon making final price $1.99.

Align Digestive Care supplement $28.99 receive $5 extracare bucks use $3 Sunday paper coupon making final price $20.99.

Prilosec OTC $24.99 receive $5 extracare bucks use $2 Sunday paper coupon making final price $17.99.

General Mills cereal three for $9 receive $1 extracare bucks use $1 Sunday paper coupon making final price $2.33 each.

Aussie or Herbal Essences shampoo or conditioner two for $5.97 receive $1 extracare bucks use $1 Sunday paper coupon making final price $1.98