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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Free Sample of Giorgio Armani Code Cologne

Try a free sample of the sultry Armani Code or Sport Code.  'Like' them on Facebook to request your free sample and choose the scent you'd like to try.  Both of these are men's colognes.

Free Sample of Badabing Hot Sauce

Do you like it spicy?  If so, here's your chance to try a free sample of Badabing Hot Sauce.  There are three levels of hot-ness to choose from:
  • Breeze
  • Fire
  • Lightning
Claim your free sample now!

Monday, November 28, 2011

Free Sample of Pine Bros Throat Drops

Just in time for cold and flu season.  Try a free sample of Pine Bros Throat Drops in Natural Honey and Wild Cherry flavors. 

Friday, November 18, 2011

Free Black Friday App

Download the free Black Friday App from iTunes and get a sneak peek at all the money-saving deals you can find on Black Friday.  This is a great way to compare prices at all your favorite retail stores.

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later

Get the free Black Friday App.

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Kirkland's Happy Shopping Twitter Sweepstakes - Prize $ 2,000!!

If you have a Twitter account, you can enter the Kirkland's Happy Shopping Twitter Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $ 2,000 shopping spree!  But you'll have to hurry!  The contest is over 11/15/11.

Find out more about this great sweepstakes opportunity.

Free Sample of Nature's Path Granola Bars

Try a free sample of Nature's Path Granola Bars.  Head over and vote for your favorite flavor and then request your freebie.  That's all there is to it!

Request your free sample.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Severed Finger Cookies

These Severed Finger Cookies are a lot of fun to make for Halloween.  Kids LOVE making and eating them, and they're always a big hit at classroom functions too.  Try them out for yourself and see how much your family will enjoy them.  They may look gross, but they taste delicious.

Free Sample of Carmex

Head over to the Carmex website and request your sample of Carmex. Each week, 50 inidivudals are selected to receive a sample. If you don't win one week, your information rolls over into the following weeks submissions.  This offer is only good for those living in the United States.

Request a Sample of Carmex.

Chance to win a Cottonelle Toilet Roll Cover

If you didn't get your free Cottonelle Toilet Paper Roll when they were being given out last month, you still may have a chance to get one.  Head over the Cottonelle's Facebook page and 'like' them, then play the Instant Play game.  You may instantly win one!

Psstt.... No one says you have to use your Cottonelle Toilet Roll Cover for its intended purpose.  I use mine to store some of the free samples I get in the mail!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is the best time of year to bake, and these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are one of my favorite recipes of all time.  The cookies are thick, moist, and cake-like, with just a hint of chocolately goodness.  They are one of my family's favorites, and they're sure to become one of yours too.  Give them a try and let us know what you think.

Get the recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Free Sample of Peppermint Mocha Coffee from Taster's Choice

YUMMY!  Spice up your morning coffee with this free sample of Peppermint Mocha Coffee from Taster's Choice.  Head over to their Facebook page and 'like' them to request your free sample of their single-serving six pack.

Get your free sample.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Free Sample of Simply Right Infant Formula

Sign up and receive a free sample of Simply Right Infant Formula.    Although this formula is sold at Sam's Club, you do not have to be a Sam's Club member to receive this freebie.

There are three (3) different types of formula to choose from.

- Complete
- Gentle
- Sensitive

Free Sample Of Z. Bigatti Facial Cream

Z. Bigatti is some pretty pricey beauty products, but the stuff is supposed to be AMAZING.  Here's your chance to try it free.  Choose which facial cream you'd like to try from four (4) different Z. Bigatti Facial Creams.

Select from any of the following:

- Re-Storation Skin Treatment

- Re-Storation Illuminate - Firming and Brightening Facial Cream

- Re-Storation Delicate - Intensive Facial Moisturizing Treatment

- Re-Storation Good Night Treatment

Select your free sample.

Free Kleenex Tissues for You and A Friend

Kleenex is back with their 'Softness Worth Sharing' promotion.  Grab a box of Kleenex tissue for yourself and send one to a friend while you're at it.  This is a small travel size box of tissues that arrives in a cute little box.  It will arrive in approximately 6 - 8 weeks.

Get your free Kleenex.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Free Sample of Aquafresh Extreme Clean Toothpaste

All Gone!

This toothpaste is GREAT!  It really does make your mouth feel 'extremely' clean!  Now, you can try a free sample of Aquafresh Extreme Clean Toothpaste, compliments of Walmart.

Hurry!  Get your free sample now!

Free Sample of Cream of Wheat Cinnabon

Try a free sample of Cream of Wheat Cinnabon.  I've never had Cream of Wheat, but I HAVE had a Cinnabon, and let me tell ya.....YUM!  If this stuff is just half as tasty as the real thing, I'll be one happy girl. 

This offer is good through November 3, 2011 or while supplies last.

Grab your free sample.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Purina Pro Plan Coupons for Dogs & Cats

Give your pets the food they love with these money-saving coupons for Purpina Pro Plan pet food.  Yes, there does seem to be more coupons for dogs than cats.  Sorry about that kitties!

Coupons for Dogs

Save $ 3.00 on Purina Pro Plan Dry Dog Food (any size)

Save $ 3.00 on Purina Pro Plan Selects Dry Dog Food

BOGO Purina Pro Plan Canned Dog Food

Coupons for Cats

Save $ 3.00 on Purina Pro Plan Dry Cat Food (any size)

BOGO Purina Pro Plan Canned Cat Food

Related Offers....

Monday, October 3, 2011

What's Causing Your High Electric Bill?

You've adjusted the thermostat, you've unplugged unused appliances, and have become the 'light monitor' of the house. And still, your electric bill continues to skyrocket. Each month, no matter what you try, you just can't seem to get your bill down to a reasonable amount. This is a very frustrating, yet common, dilemma in many homes across the country. So, what's causing your high electric bill? The culprit may surprise you.


Sunday, October 2, 2011

$ 1.00 OFF (4) Cans of Alpo Dog Food

Print out this coupon for $ 1.00 OFF four (4) can of Alpo Dog Food.  My pups love Alpo wet food mixed with their dry food, so they're excited for this offer!  Your pet will be too!

Get your coupon.

Free E-Book 'Real Dogs Eat Meat Handbook', from Alpo

Download 'Real Dogs Eat Meat Handbook' absolutely FREE!  This E-book is available on the Alpo website and is described, rather cutely, as follows:

"The ALPO Real Dogs Eat Meat Handbook is a how-to manual to help America’s dogs rediscover and celebrate what it means to be a real dog. 

Just look around at the dogs you see today—some of them have lost their inner dog-ness.  Designer clothes? Pet spas? Get REAL."

Grab your free E-book now.  (You know you want to!)

Free Stuff-A-Pumpkin Leaf Bag

If you  have a Valu Home Center near you, head over to their Facebook page and print up this coupon.  You'll have to 'like' them first, then you can grab your coupon for a FREE Stuff-A-Pumpkin bag.  Hey, it IS October now, and these bags are a quick and easy way to dress up the outside of your home for Halloween.  Coupon is good through 10/15/11.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

3 Free 'LaFresh' Beauty Samples

Ladies!  Here's your chance to try 3 different beauty products from LaFresh.  You'll get one sample of each of the following eco-friendly beauty products:

1.  Waterproof Make-Up Remover Wipes
2.  Nail Polish Remover Wipes
3.  Oil-Free Face Cleaner Wipes

You'll have to do a few things to claim these.

Grab your free samples before they're gone!

2011 Federal energy tax credits still available

Did you know that the federal government is still offering tax credit incentives for buying energy efficient products? Through 12/31/11, you can still qualify to receive energy tax credits, although they are significantly reduced compared to what was available in 2010.

Here is a breakdown of the energy tax credits you can still qualify for before 12/31/11. READ MORE.

2011 Federal energy tax credits still available

Friday, September 23, 2011

Free Sample of Dove Nourishing Oil Care Leave-In Soothing Cream

As a woman who has suffered with frizzy-hair syndrome her entire life, I am always on the lookout for new hair care products that will tame it.  Dove Nourishing Oil Care Leave-In Soothing Cream is supposed to do just that.  Now, you can try it free and find out how well it works.  I know I will!

Go ahead and try a free sample before they're gone.  If you love it, let us know!

Free Samples from Poise

If you've ever wondered what Poise products were all about, now is your chance to try them.  Get a free sample of the best Poise protection for you.  Answer a few questions, and you'll be directed to which product is best is best for your needs.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Free Sample of Disney Gummie Vitamins


Get a free sample of yummy gummie vitamins, in the shape of either Disney Cars or Princesses.  Kids love the taste, and you'll love that they're actually getting their vitamins!

Monday, September 19, 2011

3 Free Issues of Cosmopolitan (Digital)

Here's another cool freebie from ValueMags and Restaurants.com.  Try 3 free digital issues of Cosmopolitan Magazine.    I get free magazines from this source all the time, and there are NO STRINGS ATTACHED.  Just enjoy your freebies and you'll never hear from them again.

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Free Bottle of Prevacid 24HR (28 count) - After rebate

Here's a fabulous money-saving offer that was in the Sunday paper yesterday.  In case you missed the coupon and mail-in rebate, we're going to supply it for you here.  See how nice we are? 

After using a $ 4.00 coupon and sending in your mail-in-rebate, you'll be able to get a FREE bottle of Prevacid at many different stores.  Walgreens, CVS, and Rite-Aid all have 28 count bottles of Prevacid on sale this week, making it FREE after using these offers:

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Free Benjamin Moore Paint Sample

I LOVE it when these free samples come out!  They're a great way to try out a paint color without spending any money at all.  Try a free sample of any color Benjamin Moore Paint.  You'll get a small 2 ounce jar - perfect as a paint sample OR for small arts & crafts projects.  Find out how to claim yours. 

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Free Sample of Head & Shoulders for Women

Get a free sample of Head & Shoulders for Women by 'liking' them on Facebook.  Click on the 'Being a Good Girlfriend' tab after hiting the like button.

Claim your free sample.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Free Mini-Subscription to Parents Magazines

When my kids were younger, I looked forward to my Parents magazine subscription each and every month.  This is a fabulous publication for pregnant women, new parents, and parents of younger children.  Now, you can get 7 free issues of Parents Magazine.  FREE! 

Get your free magazines.

Free Sample of Revlon Age Defying Cream Makeup

Coupons.com is offering free samples of Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage™ Cream Makeup SPF 20.  Just click on the first offer on the left and fill out your information.  Your sample will be sent, along with a $ 2.00 off coupon for future purchase.

6 Green Gadgets that Lower Utility Costs

Being eco-friendly isn't just good for the environment, it's good for your wallet too! By spending a little money on green gadgets that reduce energy and water waste, you'll be able to lower utility costs and feel good knowing you're helping the planet.

We've listed affordable green gadgets that will pay for themselves in no time flat.  Some of these products cost under $ 10.00 and can save up to 50% on your utility costs!!!

See which gadgets help reduce energy and water waste.

Share a Free Coke with a friend

This is just adorable!  Send an animated greeting to your friends via Facebook, and they'll get a coupon for a free coke.  Choose your friends, type your greeting, and it will be 'translated' into cute polar bear gimmerish.  

When your friend watches the animated video greeting in its entirety, they can then print up a coupon for a free bottle of Coca-Cola.  (coupon is for 99 cents off a 14, 16, or 20 ounce bottle).

Go ahead.  Share a free Coke with a friend. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Free Sample of Breathe Right Advanced

Try a free sample of new and improved Breathe Right Strips.  The new design covers a larger area of the nose, so they should be easier to get in place. 

Free Sample of FiberChoice

Try a free sample of Fiber Choice.  It looks like these are chewable tables.  Each time you take Fiber Choice, you're choosing to take good care of yourself.  Each servings heps support the immune system, and improve digestive health.

Get your free sample now.

Free Sample of Playtex Tampons

Walmart's giving away free samples of Playtex Tampons.  Choose from Playtex Sport Tampons, Playtex Gentle Glide 360 Tampons, or take a quick survey and they'll recommend the best one for you.

Get your free sample.

Free Monkey & Son Coffee Sample


Admittedly, I have never heard of Monkey & Son Coffee.  But, I'm certainly willing to give them a try for free!  As a lover of coffee, I'm open to trying new brands and flavors.  Now, you can to!  Get a free sample of Monkey & Son Coffee by 'liking' them on Facebook.  Fill out your basic information, and they'll rush your free sample to you.

Claim your free sample.

* On a separate note, be sure to claim your free sample of Green Mountain Coffee, as well!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Favorite iPhone Apps for Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids can either be a great way to create family memories, or a total disaster filled with meltdowns and screaming. This is especially true when you're traveling a great distance and children are forced to sit still for an extended period of time.

Try our favorite iPhone Apps for Traveling with Kids.  We've listed fun apps that cost $ 1.00 or less! 

Read more.

Save 30% - 40% at Old Navy Stores

WOW!  Save 30% on any one item at Old Navy.  Or, save 40% when you use your Old Navy, Gap, or Banana Republic card. 

Print out this Old Navy In-Store Coupon to cash in on the savings.  Offer is good 09/09/11 - 09/22/11 and excludes jewelry and clearance items.  Can't be used for online purchases.

Free Sample of Zazen Sleep


Try a free sample of Zazen Sleep.  Zazen Sleep uses natural botanicals, herbs, and vitamins to allow the body to relax faster, rest deeper, stay asleep longer, and wake up feeling refreshed. 

Zazen comes in liquid form, so it's a great option for those that have trouble swallowing pills.

Get yours now!

Free Shout Color Catcher Sample

Shout is giving away MORE free samples of Shout Color Catcher.  I know I've taken advantage of this freebie in the past, but I was able to claim another one this time.  WOO HOO! 

With Shout Color Catcher, you throw all your clothes in the wash together (GASP!  Colors and white unite!) and the laundry sheet 'catches' the colors.  Pretty cool, huh?

Grab your free sample of Shout Color Catcher.

Free Lacoste Perfume Sample

Looking for a new signature scent?  Try one of four Lacoste Perfume samples absolutely free.  There are currently only men samples available.  Choose from:

LACOSTE Challenge
LACOSTE Essential Sport
LACOSTE Essential

Get your free sample

Win a $ 10.00 iTunes Gift Card from Zapzyt

You could win a $ 10.00 iTunes Gift Card, compliments of Zapzyt.  'Like' them on Facebook for your chance to win.  Contest is good from 09/12/11 - 09/30/11.  You must be 18+ to enter.  One entry per household.

Last month Zapzyt was giving away free samples of their acne cream, and the stuff worked GREAT!  If they repeat the offer, we'll be sure to let you know!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Are tankless water heaters worth the money?

Tankless water heaters are all the rage right now, as they are said to be eco-friendly and more cost efficient than a standard hot water heater. But are tankless water heaters really all they're cracked up to be, and do they really save money?

We give you 5 things to consider before buying a tankless water heater.  Should you invest in one in order to save money?

Read more. 

Win One Year of Tide HE Landry Detergent!

Imagine the amount of money you could save, if you didn't have to buy laundry detergent for a full year! Trust me, in my household, we could save a fortune.

Enter for your chance to win a year of Tide HE Laundry Detergent. You'll have to register with the site and provide basic contact information, which takes just a few seconds. Then, you're automatically entered. Come back each day and submit a new entry. ENTER NOW!

* The prize is awarded in the form of a coupon booklet, which contains 10 coupons for free Tide HE.

Contests ends 02/29/12.

Free Sample - Purina One SmartBlend Cat Food


Head over to Purina's Facebook page and claim your free can of Purina One SmartBlend Cat Food.  'Like' them and fill out your shipping information.  Your kitty will be anxiously awaiting his or her free meal!  (Sould arrive within 6 - 8 weeks)

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Win One Year of Purina Pet Food!

Win a one year supply of Purina Pet Food!  Prize is awarded in the form of twelve (12) coupons, each good for any Purina brand pet food (up to $ 25.00 each).   Contest ends 09/26/11.

Enter Daily to increase your odds of winning!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Free Sample of Kleenex Cool Touch


Target is giving away free samples of the new Kleenex Cool Touch Tissues.  These tissues release a cool sensation to soothe your sore nose.  Neat!

Claim your free sample now.

Take advantage of these other offers too!

3 Free Magazines from Lowe's!

Lowe's is offering three different magazine publications absolutely free. 

- Lowe's Creative Ideas for Home & Garden
- Lowe's Creative Ideas for Outdoor Living
- Lowe's Creative Ideas for Weekend Projects

Get more information and find out how to claim your free magazines!

Free Purina Mighty Dog and Cat Food Coupon!


Treat your pet to a Free can of Purina Dog or Cat Food.  If you are one of the first 1,000 people to request your free product, you'll get a coupon for a free can.  Otherwise, try again! 

This offer is good through 09/24/11.  Limit of one free can of dog AND cat food per person.