Friday, February 1, 2013

Frugal Forum February 1, 2013

Buy one get one free personalized mug from Walgreens when you enter promotional code TWOMUGS at checkout. Good only until Feb. 2. Great Valentine’s Day gift.

You also can get 25 free prints when you buy 25 prints just enter promotional code BUY25PRINTS at checkout.

Today only download free Wrigley 6ct ORBIT or 5 Micropack coupon on to your Kroger Plus Card. I had to go to promotions then I saw the digital coupon didn’t see it when I went to digital coupons.

Rumor has it that during the first half of the Superbowl, Pepsi will be giving out 1 million free two liter bottle coupons for Pepsi Next- the first million people that register on

20% off entire regular priced purchase at Pier 1 Imports coupon on their facebook page

This weekend only free shipping at American Eagle plus get another 40% off all clearance. is offering Valentine Card for 99 cents personalized 5x7 folded valentine with envelope and free shipping. Enter promotional code CEA3313 during the final stage of checkout.


Thursday, January 31, 2013

Frugal Forum January 31, 2013

$10 off any $30 purchase coupon on Bath & Body Works facebook page

If you haven’t printed this coupon yet print the $2 Keri Lotion coupon for deal next week at Rite Aid
Keri Lotion $5.99 use in ad coupon making it 99 cents then use $2 printable coupon making it free.

Check out Saving Star and load the get $5 off $20 purchase of Charmin, Mr. Clean and Febreze (doesn’t have to be purchased in one transaction)

15% off coupon for Kohl’s good Feb 1 and Feb 2 only

February is Februany at Subway. Don’t miss out on the biggest FOOTLONG™ event of the year! Come enjoy favorites like the Turkey Breast as $5 FOOTLONGS™, and hearty subs like the Steak & Cheese as $6 FOOTLONG™ Specials all month long!”

Get $1 coupon for White Cloud tissue on their facebook page

Free Better Homes and garden subscription

Get an additional 15% off sale prices at Disney Store with promotional code BONUS

On Friday, February 1st, Walgreens will offer discounts to shoppers 55 years or older and to all AARP members. Get 15% off almost everything in the store and 20% off all Walgreens brand products! These discounts will even apply to items that are on sale! You must be a Balance Rewards member to receive the discount

On RedPlum website you can get a coupon (I just printed mine) for $2 on any 1 bag of 5lb bag of fresh Florida grapefruit. Right now at Meijers their 5lb bags are on sale for $2 FREE grapefruit.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Frugal Forum January 29,2013

Become a fan of Rite Aid to get exclusive coupons

Rite Aid Deals
Buy  three Digiorno Pizza for $15
Use buy two get one free pizza coupon from Sunday’s paper
Receive $5 in +UPs rewards
Making three pizzas just $5

Love Your Heart on sale for $20 with mail in rebate making it free

Daily Omega-E Fish Oil $15 free after mail in rebate purchase the above item also and get free shipping with $25 order at Walgreens

Print out Nestle Valentine Candy buy one get one candy coupon

Free Parenting Magazine subscription

Free ELLE magazine subscription

Free sample of Metamucil from Walmart

Print out $1 off two Reach dental floss coupon at
Use this with mega deal at Krogers to get both for free

Starting 1/31 use your 15% off entire purchase at Famous Footwear

On Sunday, February 10th from 6-8PM, select Victoria’s Secret locations are hosting The Indulge Me party and offering up FREE decadent chocolate tastings, express manicures, and a chance to win great prizes! Plus, if you’re an Angel Cardholder, you’ll get triple points on ANY Angel Card purchase Sign up now!

Free resource kit to kickstart your money from Man vs Debt

Free water test strip from Morton Salt to check to see if you have hard water

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Frugal Forum January 27, 2013

When figuring out your monthly budget, what percentage should you set aside for entertainment expenses? Many experts say setting aside five to ten percent of your monthly income is a reasonable starting point. Remember that entertainment covers a wide array of expenses like cable, movies, going out for ice cream, etc. Anything you do for fun. If you plan a yearly vacation this category is where you should put an expense for vacation fund. When cutting back or looking for extra money this category is one that you could decrease each month. If you are working towards a family vacation take a look at other monthly entertainment expenses that you can eliminate for your ultimate goal. This category lets you be creative with your fun. There are many places in the area that offer low cost or free events.

Home Depot offers children ages 5 -12 hands-on workshops on the first Saturday of each month between 9am and 12pm. The workshop teaches kids do-it-yourself skills, tool safetly and instill a sense of pride. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a workshop apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.

Home Depot also offers workshop geared toward the Do-It-Yourself adult from tiling, replacing your facets, home gardening and much more. Check out their website for weekly times.|THD|G|BT2|Resources&skwcid=TC|14272|home%20depot%20kids%20workshop||S|e|26765389773

Check out the schedule for Lowe’s Build and Grow classes offered twice a month on Saturdays from 10am to 11am. The kids can build a wooden project and get a free apron, goggles, patch and much more.

Take a free tour of West Sixth Brewery at 501 West Sixth Street. This local brewery offers a tour Saturday at 2pm. Tour includes samples of their flagship beers, and an opportunity to learn about West Sixth Brewing and the brewing process in general. Get their 30 minutes before hand to register.

William and Sonoma offer cooking classes every Sunday starting at 11am. They usually last about 1 hour with generous samples of featured dish and printed recipes for you to take home. Participants receive a 10% discount on store purchases the day of the class. This Sunday is featuring flavors of Morocco.

Movie night’s free when you cash in $5 or more at Coinstar in Kroger and pick a NO-FEE eGift Card! Check your voucher for a promo code for a free 1-day Redbox DVD rental. Stop by any Redbox location to redeem your code – then enjoy the show! Offer available 1/20-2/16/13 at Krogers.

Check out Lexington’s Public Library for a wide range of classes offered for young children to adults for free. On February 20th at Beaumont Branch Library 6:30pm to 8:30pm come see me The Fru-Gal talk about saving money using coupons and shopping strategies. Just register online to join the fun.

Get ready for the spring gardening season by taking a free class at Fayette County Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Road on Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, The Early Spring Crops you will also receive a packet of seeds for you to start your garden. Call (859)257-5582 to register. Check out their website for additional classes available.

Join Whole Food every last Tuesday of the month for a free Value Tour. They will share how to choose healthier choices without spending lots of money. Each registered guest will receive a goodie bag and one person will win a $50 Whole Foods gift card. Register email also check out other free events being offered on their website.

The Arboretum at University of Kentucky is offering a Greener Lawn Care class on Tuesday, January 29 at 10am. Learn how to “greener” your lawn care maintenance. Call (859)257-6955 to register.

Free 5x7 20 page Soft Cover photo book ($12.99 value) from Snapfish when you enter promotional code HPreward at checkout. You do need to pay $1.99 plus tax for shipping. Expires January 31, 2013.

Free Generation Know bracelet from U by Kotex.

Free Atkins Quick-Start Kit which includes three Atkins Bars, a Carb Counter Book, a Quick-Start Guide and a $3 Atkins Workbook rebate with $1 Atkins coupons also a free Atkins frozen meal coupon.

Vote for either Heads or Tails for the coin toss at SuperBowl XLVII if you choose right get a free Papa John’s Pizza.

Panda Express, is offering a free educational program for your school. Educators can sign up online to receive a free kit geared for students in the second to fourth grade. It includes Year of the Snake Fact Sheet, Jade Emperor’s Game and Activity Sheet, Chinese New Year Decoration Art Activity and Lai See Activity Sheet.

Leave a taste-a-monial for Oscar Meyer Carving Board Pulled Pork to print a coupon for $1 off product. If enough people leave comments and share this offer, Oscar Meyer will send everyone who participated a coupon for free Oscar Meyer Pulled Pork.

Fru-Gal Tip:

Most of the time when you attend a workshop or class they will ask for your email. Give it to them to get information sent directly to you on additional classes offered.

CVS Deals:

ZzzQuil $4.99 use $1 Sunday paper coupon receive $1 extracare bucks


Buy two Pepto Bismol for $11 use two 50 cents Sunday paper coupon receive $2 extracare bucks


Prilosec $24.99 use $1 Sunday paper coupon receive $2 extracare bucks


Buy two Downy $5.99 use $3 Sunday paper coupon receive two $1 extracare bucks


Rite Aid Deals:

Buy two Pantene shampoo and conditioner for $7 use $3 Sunday paper coupon plus receive $2 +UPs rewards


Buy Crest Rinse $4.99 use 75 cents Sunday paper coupon and two Crest toothpaste for $7 use two 75 cents Sunday paper coupon receive $3 +UPs rewards

Luv Diapers family pack $16.99 use $1 Sunday paper coupon receive $2 +UPs rewards

Walgreens Deals:

Crest 3D White Whitestrips $49.99 use $10 Sunday paper coupon receive $10 register reward