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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Free Beech-Nut Stage 4 Toddler Welcome Kit

Sign up to receive a monthly email newsletter with Beech-Nut, and they'll send you a FREE Beech-Nut Stage 4 Toddler Welcome Kit.  The kit will arrive in the mail within 6-8 weeks, and while it's not clear exactly what's included, it's sure to be good. 

Claim your Beech-Nut Stage 4 Toddler Welcome Kit now!

Be sure to also request your Huggies Snug & Dry Diaper Sample from Sam's Club!

Huggies Snug & Dry Diaper Sample

This freebie is only available for Sam's Club members.  Not fair!  But, if you are one of the lucky ones that qualify, head over to their website and request your free Huggies Snug & Dry Diaper sample now.  Looks like the sizes available are 3 - 6.  One sample per household.

Free Sample of Honey Nut Cheerios


My free Honey Nut Cheerios arrived in the mail today, along with a 75 cent off coupon!  Head on over and claim yours now.

Be sure to take advantage of these freebies too!

Make Money Writing for Examiner

Looking for an easy way to make extra money from home?  You can earn money writing online for various websites, one of which being Examiner.  Examiner is a website that allows you to share your knowledge with others online.  And get paid to do it!  WOO HOO!!

Is there is a certain topic you know a lot about?  Why not get paid to share your advice, tips, and how-to's on Examiner? Whether you're an expert on Parenting, Home Improvement, Movies, Entertainment, Sports, Beauty, Politics, Food, or any number of other topics, you can get paid to write about it!

I've been writing for Examiner.com for several years now.  I share my knowledge on home improvement and decorating, and have found it to be an enjoyable experience.  (Check out my profile to get an idea what Examiner is all about.)

Why not apply for a writing position  yourself?  You don't have to be a professional writer to get approved.  GO FOR IT!  Apply at Examiner now.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Free Sample Just 6 Dog Food from Rachel Ray

Rachel Ray came out with a line of dog food called 'Nutrish' awhile ago, and this free sample is for a new addition to the line called 'Just 6".  It contains 'just 6' ingredients, all of which are healthy and wholesome for your pet.  No artificial ingredients!

You are being challened to Switch to Just 6 and see how your dog likes it!  Try a free sample now.

It looks like the samples will go fast.  So don't wait!

Free Chips & Queso from Chili's

If you're lucky enough to have a Chili's Grill & Bar Restaurant near you, be sure to take advantage of this yummy freebie!

Join their email club online and get a coupon for a free order of Chips & Queso!  YUM!  In addition, you'll also get exclusive offers in your inbox a few times each month.  Not a bad deal!

Get your free Chips & Queso from Chili's.

Affordable Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

August is one of the hottest months of the year, and with it comes higher electric bills as we crank down the air to stay cool.  UGH!  To reduce the amount you spend, but still stay comfortably cool, use these helpful tips:

Affordable Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

  1. Keep blinds closed to lower the temperature inside the home.
  2. Blast fans to create a comfortable cross breeze.
  3. Leave the thermostat alone!
  4. Cook meals in the morning when temps are cooler.
  5. Replace your light bulbs with those that don't put off as much heat.
Get more details on the tips listed above PLUS additional ones not shown here!

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Bic Easy Glide Pen Giveaway

Last night I was one of the fortunate people to win a Bic Easy Glide Pen via their Facebook promotion!  This is a HUGE deal for me since I never win anything. 

Why not try your luck too?  Head over to the Bic Pen Pals Facebook page and 'Like' them.  They will be giving away 130 pens per hour for 10 hours each day.  The Bic Easy Glide Pen Giveaway will be going on 08/01/11 - 08/30/11.  That's a lot of free pens!

* Be sure to take advantage of this and other giveaways, coupons, freebies, and sweepstakes we post!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Crest Gift Pack Giveaway

Enter for your chance to win an awesome Crest Gift Pack, valued at $ 50.00.  One hundred lucky winners will receive:
  • Crest Complete MultiBenefit Whitening & Deep Clean Toothpaste
  • Crest Complete MultiBenefit Whitening & Scope DualBlast Toothpaste
  • Scope DualBlast Fresh Mint Blast Rinse
  • Cross Action Power Toothbrush
  • Cross Action Power Anti Microbial Toothbrush
If you are one of the first 15,000 people to enter the Crest Gift Pack Giveaway, you will receive free sample of Crest Complete Multi-Benefit Deep Clean toothpaste!

How to Enter:

Head over to the Good Housekeeping website and fill out the simple entry form.  The contest began on 08/09/11 and continues through 09/05/11.  Entry is limited to one per household.


Read more: Crest Gift Package and Free Samples - Good Housekeeping

Free Suave Sample Box

Here's a cool offer for not one freebie.  Not two freebies.  But THREE FREEBIES from Suave!  Head over to the Walmart website and request your Free Suave Sample Box.  You'll get:

  • Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo
  • Suave Naturals Sweet Pea & Violet Body Lotion
  • Suave Men Refreshing Body Wash
Plus, you'll get coupons for Suave products too!  HURRY!  I have a feeling this freebie will go fast.  Claim yours!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Free Kashi Samples

Head over to Kashi and request your FREE SAMPLE!  You can select either their delicious Peanutty Dark Chocolate layered granola bar OR Cinnamon Harvest Cereal.  Since I'm a chocolate lover, I went with the granola bar.  I've tasted it before and IT-IS-GOOD!

Lower Homeowners Insurance Costs

Did you know you can reduce your monthly spending by reducing the amount you pay for Homeowners Insurance?  If you own your own home, you know that it's NOT cheap to insure them!  But like many things in life, there are a few little-known tricks you can use to pay less.

Find out simple ways to lower homeowner insurance costs.

Free Cottonelle Toilet Paper Cover

Here's a unique freebie from Cottonelle Toilet Paper.  Enter the UPC from a 12 pack (or larger) of Cottonelle and request a free toilet paper cover.  Choose from any of the three color themes shown above.  You must have a UPC to qualify.

Request yours now!

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Free Eucerin Lotion from All You Magazine

All You Magazine is one of my absolute favorite magazines of all time.  It's filled with money-saving coupons, tips and tricks for managing your home on a budget, family recipes, and so much more. 

The All You website is also a great resource for many of the same things.  Each day they feature a new freebie.  Today's is for a free sample of Free Eucerin Lotion.  You'll have to 'Like' Eucerin on Facebook to claim this freebie.

Not familiar with All You MagazineFind out why I think it's so great.

Free Mini-Subscription to Wood Magazine

I'm willing to bet the guys will be the one grabbing this freebie!  But, hey, the ladies can strap on their pink tool belt and take advantage of it too!

Get a free mini-subscription to Wood Magazine, compliments of Restaurant.com.  You'll get 3 issues, beginning with the one for October 2011.  Then, you're not obligated to receive any others.  You'll never even receive a bill!

Wood Magazine is features woodworking how-to's, tool and product reviews, helpful tips and tricks, and more. 

Free Issue of Bridal Guide Magazine

Planning a wedding, or know someone who is?  Here's your chance to grab one free issue of Bridal Guide Magazine, compliments of Restaurant.com.  You'll never get a bill or be obligated to receive anything further.

This magazine features helpful articles for the soon-to-be bride, including wedding decorating, honeymoon destinations, proper etiquette, the latest trends in wedding fashion, and much more.