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Mmm, bacon! Help me decipher my Walgreens receipt...

Last week, I wrote about changes to Walgreen's acceptance of Register Rewards. Their coupon policy doesn't allow a Register Reward to exceed the cost of one item, where you could previously apply the balance of a larger $5 or $10 reward over multiple, lower-priced items.

I went to Walgreens today to stock up on bacon (16oz. Oscar Mayer is $3 after Balance Rewards - a super price!) and I had a $5 Register Reward from doing the Crest deal earlier in the week. I still had some Crest coupons left, so I did another round (Crest is .33 per tube after coupon/RR.)

Then, armed with two $5 Register Rewards, I decided to try to use them to buy my bacon. Reader SSMark1 noted that in his experience, as long as you are buying one item in your transaction that equals or exceeds the cost of the Register Reward, in his experience, you could use it. This does contradict the written policy, but I figured - let's see what happens...

Bear with me as I try to explain this, because it's a little confusing.

As I was loading my basket with bacon, I noticed many summer items on clearance. I picked up a mesh backpack for $5.49 (thought it looked like a good way to keep my kids sand toys together and the bag sand-free) and a beach bag for $1.25.

So, I bought one $5.49 item (mesh backpack,) one $1.25 item (beach bag) and eight $4 items (bacon.)

I handed over two $5 Crest Register Rewards. Both scanned without issue, and I paid $29.82 with tax & got 8000 Balance Rewards points ($8) back for the bacon.

Now, the question is...

1) Did both of my two $5 Register Rewards attach to the mesh backpack, as it was the only item that exceeded their $5 face values, or;

2) Is the store's register not yet updated to exclude RRs from being used on lower-priced items?

GIVEAWAY: Win a KidStuff 2014-2015 Chicagoland coupon savings book!

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by KidStuff Coupon Books. I have received copies of the KidStuff Chicago Area coupon book, as well as information to help promote the product as part of this giveaway.

UPDATE: Giveaway has ended! The winners are Slucas46 and MelsHome!

Are you familiar with KidStuff coupon books? They're filled with hundreds of 50% off and 2-for-1 local discounts on family-friendly destinations for dining, groceries, shopping, services, attractions and more!

KidStuff offers localized coupon books throughout the United States as school fundraisers. The books sell for $25, and the profit is split with local schools. They've got a new 2014-2015 coupon book for Chicagoland, and I've got two of these great books to give away to two readers!

Here are some of the great coupons you'll find inside the KidStuff Chicago Area coupon book. All are valid through 12/31/15:

  • Jewel-Osco: $5 off $100 grocery purchase (3 coupons)
  • Toys R Us: $5 off $25 purchase (4 coupons)
  • Carsons: $25 off $75 purchase
  • Macy's: 15% off regular, sale or clearance purchase
  • Ulta: $5 off $15
  • Regal Cinemas: $2 off movie ticket (4 coupons)
  • Discovery Center museum, Rockford: Buy One Get One Free admission
  • Magic Waters waterpark: $5 off admission for up to 4 people ($20 total)
  • Museum of Science and Industry: $4 off admission for up to 2 people
  • Santa's Village Azoosment Park: Buy One Get One Half Off admission
  • Pump It Up: Buy One Get One Free pop-in play admission
  • Denny's: 20% off entire check
  • Dunkin Donuts: .99 Lattes

There are many more offers in this book too - lots of local family entertainment coupons inside. You can browse a full list of offers too on their site.

Want a chance to win one of these KidStuff Chicagoland coupon books? Simply post a reply in the comments under this article! This giveaway begins today, August 28th, 2014, and runs for one week. The giveaway will end on September 3, 2014 at 11:59pm CST, and on September 4th, two winners will be chosen via a random number generator!

Deals of the Week for August 24, 2014 are live!

Deals of the Week are live!

Sunday's Chicago Tribune had two coupon inserts: one RedPlum (RP) and one SmartSource (SS.)

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Have a great week of shopping and saving!

All You

Walgreens ups the madness with new Register Reward restrictions

Back in May, Walgreens updated their coupon policy to clarify the following:

  • The number of manufacturer coupons, including Register Rewards®/Savings Rewards manufacturer coupons, shall not exceed the number of items in the transaction.
  • Walgreens will not accept coupons that exceed the selling price of an item and no cash back is ever provided in exchange for any coupons.

The first part about the number of coupons exceeding the number of items was not new in practice, but it was the first time this was actually defined in policy.

Now, the second point has been causing some issues in-store recently, and I think it's worth explaining this to fully understand what's going on.

Walgreens has always considered Register Rewards to be manufacturer coupons. Their registers do not allow shoppers to have more manufacturer coupons than items. So, for example:


    +         +              

If you had a $5 Register Reward and wanted to buy a $7.99 bottle of Tide, AND you wanted to also use a $2 coupon on the Tide, you could not complete your transaction. In this example, the shopper has more manufacturer coupons than items being purchased.

A bargain-priced idea for luggage organization

A few months ago, when I went on the All American RV Blogger Tour, one of the gifts I received was a set of Eagle Creek Pack-Its, which are small zipper bags that you can use inside a suitcase to organize socks, underwear and other items:

The lightweight bags are made of nylon. After using these a few times since then, I've found that I really like them - they seem well-made, and they keep the inside of my suitcase from becoming a wild mess of belongings! However, this set of three bags sells for close to $40.

We went to Ikea over the weekend, and I spotted a cool four-piece set of "UPPTACKA" travel organization bags in the store:

Now, while these bags are definitely of a different style, the price is different too... this set of Ikea travel bags was just .99!

Deals of the Week for August 17, 2014 are live!

Deals of the Week are live!

Sunday's Chicago Tribune had three coupon inserts: one RedPlum (RP,) SmartSource (SS,) and a one-page P&G (PG.) Look at the cover of the Trib too for a $1 peelie for Hudsonville ice cream.

Subscribe to my blog via email and you'll receive one email each day detailing any new deals and matchups. Your email address will never be sold, and you won't receive spam:

Have a great week of shopping and saving!

All You

Jewel-Osco hit by hack attempt

Crain's Chicago Business has an article about a hack attempt at Jewel-Osco:

Jewel-Osco suffered an “unlawful intrusion” made to try to take credit and debit card data, but the grocery chain's owner said it has not determined that any customer information was stolen. All Jewel-Osco stores were affected, according to a spokeswoman. But “as of this time, we have not determined that any card data was stolen and there is no evidence of any misuse of our customers' data,” she wrote in an email. “The investigation is ongoing.”

The chain's parent company said it “believes that the intrusion has been contained and is confident that its customers can safely use their credit and debit cards in its stores.”

The time frame in question may have begun June 22 at the earliest and ended July 17 at the latest, according to Jewel-Osco's owner, a group of firms that includes Cerberus Capital Management, Kimco Realty Corp. and Klaff Realty.

The incident also affected stores in other chains owned by the group of firms, which is offering customers a year of free ID theft protection.

Call AllClear ID at 1-855-865-4449 to learn more about the year of free ID theft protection.

Thanks to reader J.R. for sharing the article.

My Jewel-Osco #HugeSale shopping trip for the week...

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Jewel-Osco. I have been compensated for this post. All opinions about Jewel-Osco are my own.

Have you been shopping Jewel-Osco's 115th Anniversary #HugeSale? I found quite a few bargains this week. Here's what I bought...

- Four Kemp's frozen yogurts. On sale for $3, I paid $2 each with the $1 coupon from the 7/27 SS2.
- Five Kraft Mac & Cheese SpongeBob pastas. On sale for .29 each after the "Buy 5" sale.
- Two Cabot cheese blocks. On sale for $2 each, I paid $1.50 each with this $1-off-2 printable.
- Six Pillsbury cake mixes. On sale for .79 each after the "Buy 10" sale, I paid .29 each with $1-off-2 tearpads.
- Four Pillsbury brownie mixes. On sale for .99 each after the "Buy 10" sale, I paid .49 each with $1-off-2 tearpads.

I had some clearance finds too:

- Two boxes of Eggo Bites Vanilla French Toast. On clearance for .89 per box, I'll post-redeem the $1-off-2 from the 8/3 RP2 and get these for .39 per box.
- Two bags of frozen Edamame on clearance for $1.49 each.

Correction to Jewel Mac & Cheese sale: Shapes only

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Jewel-Osco. I have been compensated for this post. All opinions about Jewel-Osco are my own.

I just got back from shopping the #HugeSale at Jewel-Osco, and there are signs up in the store regarding the Kraft Mac & Cheese that's part of the Kraft "Buy 5, Save $5" sale this week:

The "regular" Kraft Mac & Cheese shown in ad is not part of the sale. You must buy the Shapes varieties (characters like SpongeBob, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) to receive the .29 post-sale price.

Additionally, Jewel is limiting shoppers to one transaction per customer on the Kraft sale.

View the store sign larger below:

New Super-Couponing Tips column: Getting the skinny on double coupons

This week's syndicated Super-Couponing Tips column is entitled "Getting the skinny on double coupons." Here's an excerpt:

"Dear Jill,

"Certain parts of the country tend to have more stores that double coupons than others do, and market areas considered to be 'affluent' (whether we agree with that term or not!) tend not to offer as many double coupon promotions. In some regions, retailers double coupons simply because a competitor store in the area is also doubling coupons — they’ve decided to “play along” and double coupons, too, so they don’t lose market share to their competitor."

Read this entire column at NWItimes.com.

My Super-Couponing Tips column appears in newspapers around the country to a weekly readership of over 20 million people!

View an archive of past Super-Couponing Tips columns

Deals of the Week for August 10, 2014 are live!

Deals of the Week are live!

Sunday's Chicago Tribune had two coupon inserts: one RedPlum (RP) and one SmartSource (SS.)

I've got a new giveaway this week for anyone who loves Asian food! Enter to win a free InnovAsian Lemon Grass Kitchen frozen dinner entree!

Subscribe to my blog via email and you'll receive one email each day detailing any new deals and matchups. Your email address will never be sold, and you won't receive spam:

Have a great week of shopping and saving!

All You

Friday fun: Remember when generics looked like this?

I was up at my grandparents' house this week and spotted this fun coffee can in the garage:

Remember when generic, store-brand products looked like this? It's almost as if stores wanted to make their house brands look as bland as possible!

Private label has certainly come a long way over the past few decades. So how old is this can, and which store is it from?

Click to find out.

REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: InnovAsian Cuisine’s Lemon Grass Kitchen

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for InnovAsian Cuisine. I received coupons for Lemon Grass Kitchen frozen meals to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

UPDATE: Giveaway has ended! The winner is ConE!

InnovAsian Cuisine’s Lemon Grass Kitchen is a new line of restaurant-quality frozen Thai and Vietnamese meals! I was recently invited to try some Lemon Grass Kitchen entrees with my family and share my thoughts. Continue reading too, as one of my lucky readers will have a chance to win a coupon for a FREE Lemon Grass Kitchen entree too!

We enjoy many varieties of Asian foods, so we were looking forward to trying Lemon Grass Kitchen. Nationally, these entrees are available at Walmart and Safeway stores. Choose from the following varieties:

  • Beef & Broccoli Noodles
  • Chicken Pad Thai
  • Lemongrass Chicken Stir Fry
  • Red Curry Sauce with Chicken
  • Shrimp Pad Thai
  • Thai-Style Chicken Fried Rice

We selected three 18-ounce entrees for a Thai-themed dinner at our house: Beef & Broccoli noodles, Shrimp Pad Thai, and Thai-Style Chicken Fried Rice.

Jewel-Osco announces #BestRoadTripEver Giveaway

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Jewel-Osco. I have been compensated for this post. All opinions about Jewel-Osco are my own.

Jewel-Osco is hosting a "Best Road Trip Ever" giveaway in which you can win a FREE car ($41,000 value!)

This giveaway features a progressive prize based on the number of entries. When you enter to win, you can accumulate miles by captioning your road trip essentials. More miles results in a higher-value car.

Here's how to enter. Visit Jewel-Osco's Best Road Trip Ever Giveaway on the web. You'll see a screen like this:

  • Click the "Push to Start" button.
  • Provide First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, valid Email Address, and select your State, City, and nearest store on the Sweepstakes Submission Form.
  • Spin to receive four (4) product images.
  • Select an Introduction.
  • Caption each of the four (4) product images with at least ten (10) characters including spaces, but not more than two hundred and fifty (250) characters.
  • Select a Conclusion, and submit your entry!

School supplies shouldn't break the bank

I recently did an interview for a story about saving on school supplies. It appeared in several Chicago Sun-Times-owned newspapers this week. Read it online at The Beacon-News! Here's an excerpt from the story:

Always on the lookout for penny rulers and 10-cent boxes of crayons, Cataldo urges shoppers to scour the sales fliers and be willing to travel to multiple places to purchase items because one store might have a sale on markers and another on scissors.

If the goal is to save money, Cataldo advises people to avoid buying everything at one store. She said stores drive in customers with one-cent sale items only to charge full price or more for everything else.

Driving around to different stores in one day to take advantage of all the deals might not be the best option either.

Cataldo said she takes several weeks and stops at various stores only when she is in the area. Also by keeping a list of school supplies in her purse, she can pick up supplies that are on sale as she’s out running errands.

While facial issue and lunch supplies are staples for a coupon-clipper, Cataldo said manufacturers are starting to offer coupons on items such as pens and dry erase markers.

She added consumers should be willing to shop at stores that traditionally don’t sell school supplies. For instance, Menards was offering 70-page spiral notebooks and black or blue pens for the whopping price of free, after a mail-in rebate. So Cataldo purchased the 10-notebook limit.

Read the entire article online at The Beacon-News.

New Super-Couponing Tips column: Reader Tips for Big Savings

This week's syndicated Super-Couponing Tips column is entitled "Reader Tips for Big Savings." Here's an excerpt:

"Dear Jill,

"Why are greeting cards so expensive? I think the price has been creeping up every year, and the last time I bought one for a friend’s birthday, many of them were $3.99, $4.99 and more! If no one says anything, I feel like they will just keep going up and up. I can’t stomach paying that much for cardboard, but I find the free electronic greeting cards a bit impersonal."

Read this entire column at NWItimes.com.

My Super-Couponing Tips column appears in newspapers around the country to a weekly readership of over 20 million people!

Deals of the Week for August 3, 2014 are live!

Deals of the Week are live!

Sunday's Chicago Tribune had four coupon inserts: Two RedPlum (RP1 and RP2,) one SmartSource (SS) and a one-page Procter & Gamble (PG.)

I've got a new giveaway this week if you love tasty treats! Enter to win a Nonni's Biscotti Bites pack!

Subscribe to my blog via email and you'll receive one email each day detailing any new deals and matchups. Your email address will never be sold, and you won't receive spam:

Have a great week of shopping and saving!

All You

Walmart's Savings Catcher launching nationwide on August 4th

Have you heard about Walmart's Savings Catcher? Savings Catcher launched in a few test markets earlier this year, but it's scheduled to roll out nationwide on Monday.

Walmart's Savings Catcher is supposed to do the job of price-matching other retailers for you! They're advertising it as a shop-and-get-money-back solution so you don't have to do the work of ad matching. You'll shop, then enter a code from your receipt online to see if you qualify for money back:

  • Here's how easy it is: Enter the receipt number and date printed on the bottom of your store receipt.
  • Savings Catcher scans circulars from top competitors in your area for advertised details that match the eligible items on your receipt.
  • If Savings Catcher finds a lower advertised price, you get the difference.

You can sign up to use Savings Catcher on Walmart's site. Then, you can access the Savings Catcher either over the web or via Walmart's app.

More details from the site:

If Savings Catcher finds an advertised price that is lower than what you paid for the same exact item at Walmart, you’ll get back the difference on a Walmart Rewards eGift Card. You can submit up to 7 receipts per week to Savings Catcher.

You have the option to accumulate your Rewards Dollars and build your balance in Savings Catcher or transfer it onto a Walmart Rewards eGift Card whenever and as often as you choose. If you haven’t redeemed your Rewards Dollars at the end of the calendar year, Walmart will automatically transfer them onto a Walmart Rewards eGift Card and notify you.

What happens if I use coupons? No problem, you can still use Savings Catcher. If you use a coupon, Savings Catcher will compare the original Walmart price of the item, before the coupon was applied, to other stores’ advertised prices for the same item. For example: You bought cookies at Walmart. The shelf price was $3 and you used a coupon for $0.25, so you paid $2.75. If Savings Catcher finds that a competitor advertised those same cookies for $2.00, Savings Catcher will still credit you $1.00, even though you paid only $2.75 at Walmart.

Savings Catcher applies to many items sold at Walmart stores. This includes:
Most groceries such as cereal, rice and most fruits and vegetables except for: store brand items, deli, bakery and weighed items like meat.
Consumable items such as paper towels, bleach and trash bags.
Health and beauty items such as shampoo and makeup.
Select general merchandise items.

Savings Catcher does not currently apply to:
Store brands, deli, bakery and weighed items like meat.
General merchandise items, (including, but not limited to, electronics, media and gaming, toys, sporting goods, housewares, small appliances, home décor, bedding, books and magazines, apparel and shoes, jewelry, furniture, office supplies and seasonal products).
Non-branded items.
Tobacco, firearms, gasoline, tires, prescription drugs, optical and photo products and services, or products that require a service agreement such as wireless, automotive or financial products.

With Savings Catcher, you can earn a maximum of $599.99 Reward Dollars per calendar year.

Sign up to use Savings Catcher on Walmart's site.

GIVEAWAY: Win three packages of Nonni's Biscotti Bites!

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by Nonni's. I have received three boxes of Nonni's Biscotti Bites, as well as information to help promote the product as part of this giveaway.

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED! The winner is Yoyang!

Oh, Super-Couponers, here's a tasty giveaway you won't want to miss!

Do you love biscotti? Nonni's Biscotti makes delicious, twice-baked biscotti treats that are sold coast to coast in supermarkets around the country. Now, Nonni's has a new product out called Biscotti Bites! Nonni's Biscott Bites are mini, bite-sized biscotti perfect for snacking and sharing.

As part of this promotion, Nonni's sent over some Biscotti Bites for me and my family to try. We sampled three new flavors: Almond Dark Chocolate, Very Berry Almond (cranberry and blueberry biscotti dipped in yogurt) and our favorite, Double Chocolate Salted Caramel! All of them were tasty, but there was jus tsomething wonderful about the sweet and salty flavor of the chocolate and caramel. Yum!

But don't take my word for it... as you might be the lucky reader who receives THREE coupons for FREE boxes of Nonni's Biscotti Bites to try and enjoy! Want to win? To enter, simply post a reply in the comments! This Nonni's Biscotti Bites giveaway begins today, July 30, 2014, and runs for one week. The giveaway will end on August 5, 2014 at 11:59pm CST, and on August 6th, one winner will be chosen via a random number generator!

Red Lobster to "act fancier" by plating food differently and raising prices

I'm reading a Yahoo story about Red Lobster's new owner and its strategy to "fancy up" the restaurant chain.

Now, I like Red Lobster, but it is what it is -- a casual restaurant with some moderately priced seafood and some higher-priced seafood. Go when there's a special "fest" or feast going, and you can maximize what you're getting for what you're paying.

Well, Red Lobster's new owner has plans to make Red Lobster a finer dining experience. From the article:

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher as is the style at fancy restaurants.

... many people still view Red Lobster as "fine-dining for the middle class." But the push to change perceptions about the quality of Red Lobster's food could be a challenge, given recent promotions like "30 shrimp for $11.99," or a lobster pot pie that had just a half-ounce of lobster meat.

Lopdrup, who served as president of Red Lobster from 2004 to 2011 before moving on to head other aspects of Darden's business, said he planned to end such steep discounting.

"You're not going to see any of these low-priced specials that we're not proud of," he said.

About two weeks ago, Red Lobster also starting rolling out a new plating style for its fish dishes that will expand to other parts of the menu.

Previously, fish dishes were served on rectangular plates, with the fish, rice and vegetables spread out in separate corners. Now when customers order off the "Fresh Fish" menu, they get a round plate on which slabs of fish are piled over the rice, a vertical presentation commonly found at higher-end establishments.

"The food arranged in a way that's more like you'd see at a fine-dining restaurant," Lopdrup said. "The seafood is the star."

As for the food itself, that hasn't changed.

Red Lobster released a photo via the AP to show the improved plating. The old plating is on top, and the new (round plate) plating is on the bottom.

What do you think of this strategy? Honestly, more "attractive plating" isn't a factor in whether or not I want to eat at a restaurant.

The article goes on to state that they will be offering "pricier items" on the menu too upwards of a $30 price point.

Read "Red Lobster tries acting like a fancier restaurant" on Yahoo.

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Chicago's Field Museum Groupon admission deals

Headed to the Field Museum in Chicago? Not without your discount admissions from Groupon, right?

Groupon has some good deals today on admissions to the Field Museum:

- $12.50 for a child's admission (regularly $18.00)
- $17.50 for an adult's admission (regularly $25.00)

Admissions expire Nov 30th, 2014. Limit 5 per person.

Go get your Field Museum Groupons!

New Checkout 51 offers for September 4, 2014

Checkout 51 Offers

Checkout 51, the ecoupon app (which you can use over the web too!) will have new ecoupon offers to load at midnight tonight. Checkout 51 ecoupon offers are valid at all stores. Here's a peek at some of the new offers:

Offers valid 9/4/14 until 11:59PM EST 9/10/14:

- .75 off Tabasco sauce
- .25 off avocados
- .25 off onions
- .25 off fresh tomatoes
- .25 off any tortilla chips
- $1 off Pledge

Many offers from last week continue this week too.

Click to browse current ecoupon offers at Checkout 51!

Jennie-O sausage and bacon deals at Jewel-Osco

$1.00 off One
turkey sausage
Print Coupon

.55 off One
turkey bacon
Print Coupon

I'm browsing through the new Jewel-Osco September Big Book of Savings ad, and Jennie-O turkey sausage and bacon are both good deals!

16oz. Jennie-O turkey sausage rolls are on sale for $2.50. Use this $1 printable and pay $1.50!

And, 12oz Jennie-O turkey bacon is on sale for $2.50. Use this .55 printable and pay $1.95.

Rubbermaid products are 10%-25% off at Jewel-Osco

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Jewel-Osco. I have been compensated for this post. All opinions about Jewel-Osco are my own.

Through 9/23, Rubbermaid products are 10% to 25% off at Jewel-Osco stores!

Here are some prices I gathered from my Huntley Jewel-Osco:

- Rubbermaid Refill & Reuse cups and tumblers are $3.74 - $4.11 each
- Rubbermaid drink pitchers are $4.94 - $5.61 each
- Rubbermaid MixerMate pitcher is $6.29
- Rubbermaid EasyFinder container set is $10.79
- Rubbermaid lidded storage containers are $4.49 - $14.36 each depending on size
- Rubbermaid Take-Alongs 4ct. container sets are $2.24 - $2.61 each
- My store also had Rubbermaid lidded compartment trays on clearance for $3.49

The 7/27 SS2 has a $1.50 coupon for Rubbermaid Lunch Blox lunch kits too! I did not see these at my Jewel, but if yours has them, adding this coupon may make for a good deal too. You can also print a $1 coupon for the LunchBlox lunch bag and a $2 coupon for the LunchBlox Kids kit.

Restaurant.com: $25 gift certificates for $6!

Restaurant.com Weekly Promo Offer

Here's a good Restaurant.com offer - today only! Grab $25 restaurant gift certificates for just $6! Enter code "LUNCH" for the discount.

Go get your Restaurant.com $25 gift certificates for $6!

New printable coupons from Pillsbury!

Pillsbury just released a bunch of new printable coupons on their own site, and this is interesting in that there are no other current Pillsbury coupons right now -- whether in inserts or on the major printable sites.

If you don't have an account with Pillsbury, you'll need to register to print these.

Head over to print:

- $1.00 off 2 Pillsbury Crescent rolls
- $1.00 off Pillsbury cookie dough
- $1.10 off Pillsbury Ready to Bake Melts cookies
- $1.00 off 2 Pillsbury sweet rolls, Grands, or Cinnabon rolls
- $1.00 off 2 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel or Scrambles
- $1.00 off 3 Pillsbury Grands or Grands Jr. biscuits

They've also got some other new offers on the site:

- $1.00 off 3 Totino's Pizza Rolls 17.4oz. or larger
- $1.00 off 3 Old El Paso products (excludes refrigerated, frozen and soups)
- $1.10 off 2 General Mills cereals
- $1.10 off 2 Fiber One Chewy Bars or 90 Calorie products
- $1.00 off 2 Yoplait kids yogurts (Go-Gurt, Trix, Yoplait Kids)
- $1.00 off 3 Yoplait Greek or 100 calorie yogurt cups
- $1.00 off 8 Yoplait yogurt cups
- $1.10 off 4 Totino's Party Pizzas

Head over and print the new Pillsbury coupons!

Already registered with Pillsbury?: You can go directly to the coupons page to print.

Wisconsin Dells Kalahari and Great Wolf indoor waterpark deals!

Groupon has two excellent deals up today for two great waterpark resorts in Wisconsin Dells!

First, Kalahari resort is $119.00/night for a one-night stay and $99.00/night for a 2-night stay. Both offers are for a room that sleeps 4. It includes both indoor water park passes and indoor theme park passes. There is a $12.99 resort feel you'll pay at check-in. This offer has dates in September, with a few dates into October.

And, Great Wolf Lodge is $149.00/night for a one-night stay in a suite that sleeps 6. It includes 6 water park passes and a $25 resort credit for meals or shopping at the resort! There is a $19.99 resort fee you'll pay at check-in, so your resort credit almost makes that a wash. This offer has dates through most of November, including Columbus Day weekend!

Both of these are great prices for these resorts!

Go get your Wisconsin Dells Kalahari deal for $99-$119/night!

Go get your Great Wolf Lodge deal for $149/night!

2015 Great America season pass deal: Now through September 3rd!

UPDATE: Great America extended this offer now through 9/3! And, if you use Discover Card to pay, you can buy ONE pass at $61.99 without having to buy the four-pack. Select the 4-pack, then enter code DISCOVERGOLD, and it will let you select how many season passes you want at that price.

You do have to pay with Discover to use this code.

Also, if you are a Discover card holder, use this link to add the 5% cash back bonus to your card BEFORE you buy, and you'll get an extra 5% back on your SixFlags.com pass purchase. That drops each pass to $58.89!

Need Six Flags Great America season passes for 2015? Great America has a Labor Day weekend-only special coming up which takes 60% off the normal season pass prices!

To understand why this is such a good deal, here's a primer on Great America season passes.

Great America's season passes have several options. The "Regular Pass" is $84.99, and the price drops to $74.99 when you buy four or more. Regular passes do NOT include free parking. (Parking at Great America is currently $25.)

Great America's "Gold Pass" is $154.99, and the price drops to $94.99 when you buy four or more. Gold passes DO include free parking on every pass. They also come with free Bring-A-Friend tickets good various times throughout the year.

Now, here's the deal for Labor Day weekend:

Six Flags Great America Regular Passes will be on sale for $71.99, and the price drops to $61.99 when you buy four or more.
However, if you buy four or more passes AND take your passes to the park by November 2, you'll get a FREE upgrade to the Gold Level pass and FREE season parking!

SavingStar Healthy Offer of the Week: 20% off tomatoes

This week's new SavingStar ecoupon Healthy Offer of the Week is 20% off tomatoes!

Jewel-Osco, Mariano's, Target, Walmart, Meijer, Kroger, Piggly Wiggly and Peapod shoppers... Click to load this offer to your store card!

*Note to Jewel-Osco shoppers: If you no longer have a Jewel-Osco card, you can also use a Upromise card at Jewel to redeem SavingStar ecoupons at Jewel. No Upromise card? Call 877-932-7948 to request a new Upromise card.

FREE shipping at Gymboree today - plus deals under $2.50!

Gymboree has free shipping for Labor Day with code DAYOFF! It's only good today, 9/1.

Browsing through the site... boys' tank tops are $2.39, boys' sandals are a super-cheap $3.59, and girls' one-piece rompers are $5.99! This is such a great time to buy summer clothes for next year!

Browse today's sales at Gymboree online!

Expired inserts to remove: September 1, 2014

The first of the month is here, and it's time to clean out some more expired coupon inserts from your files...

Here's a list of all of the inserts that have expired within the last two months. If you have any of the following inserts in your files, you can pull them out and recycle them - all of the coupons inside each insert have expired.

Inserts marked with an asterisk are new since last month's list:

July 2014
7-2 RP (P&G coupons in RedPlum wraparound from Wed. Chicago Tribune)
7-6 PG
* 7-27 PG

May 2014
* 5-4 RP
* 5-11 RP
* 5-18 RP1
* 5-18 RP2

FREE customizable Disney park maps are back again!

Disney has their customizable free theme park maps available again! You can create your own set of Disney park maps featuring you and your family's favorite Disney attractions. These are really cute! The last time these were available, my kids were very excited about helping create their own maps online. When the maps showed up, they featured all of their favorite Disney attractions, and they also received stickers to further decorate their maps.

Did I mention these custom Disney park maps are FREE?

Each time this offer's been available, they've gone very quickly, so if you're interested, grab these sooner than later!

$1.28 Old Spice body wash at Target!

$1.00 off One
Old Spice
body wash
Print Coupon

Target has Old Spice body wash is on sale for $3.95 through 9/6. Buy three and get a $5 Target gift card! Use three $1 printables. Pay $8.85 and get a $5 Target gift card! That's $3.85 for three, or about $1.28 each!

The ad does not specify exactly which size bottles these are, but that's a good price! You can print two of these coupons per computer or device, so you'll need access to two devices. If you only have one computer, Secret deodorants are the same price and are also part of the same deal. Do the deal with two Old Spice body washes and one Secret deodorant, and use this $1 printable. The price is the same after the deal!

New free Cuisinart cookware promo beginning at Jewel-Osco on 9/3

Beginning on 9/3, Jewel is launching a new Cuisinart cookware promo.

Cuisinart Chef's Classic stainless cookware is part of a new stamp-saving promo at Jewel. Get one stamp for every $10 you spend in store. The ad says:

Pure aluminum in base heats fast and evenly
 Stainless handles stay cool on the stove top
 Rims are tapered for drip-free pouring
 Dishwasher safe

A variety of pourpans, stockpots and pans are available; plus, there are four non-stick skillet sizes to choose from.

The Jewel-Osco Cuisinart Cookware program runs through December 26th, 2014.

Labor Day Red Alert coupons from Jewel-Osco

Jewel-Osco just shared some Labor Day Weekend coupons on Facebook. These are valid Sunday, 8/31 and Monday, 9/1 ONLY:

- $5 off of your $50 purchase
- $10 off of your $50 meat purchase

Another coupon for moneymaker Scope at Walgreens!

.75 off One
Scope mouthwash
500ml or larger
Print Coupon

Beginning Sunday, 8/31 at Walgreens, 6.9oz. Scope mouthwash will be on sale for $2.99. Buy one and get $2.50 back in Register Rewards, making it .49! Use the $1 coupon from the 8/17 PG or 7/27 PG (exp. 8/31!) Pay $1.99 and get $2.50 back, making it FREE and a moneymaker!

There's also a new .75 printable coupon! With the printable, pay $2.24 and get $2.50 back -- still free and still a moneymaker! You can print two, so why not stock up on a couple more bottles?

New, interesting printables at Coupons.com tonight

I expected to see new printable coupons for the first of September in a few days, but Coupons.com has some new (and good!) offers online tonight! There are a lot of brands here that we don't see coupons for as often. Here's the best of what I see...

$1.00 off Two
Edy's 1.5 quart
ice cream
Print Coupon

Buy One Get One Free
Buy 16-roll White Cloud
bath tissue and get
4-roll White Cloud FREE
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
GE lighting product
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Ocean Spray
64-ounce grapefruit juice
Print Coupon

$1.50 off One
K-Cup Pack
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Laughing Cow
cheese product
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Mini Babybel Cheese
Print Coupon

$1.50 off One
Reames Presto Pasta
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Pearl Olives to Go
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Minute Maid
Juice Box 10 pack
Print Coupon

$1.50 off One
Well Beginnings
diapers (Walgreens)
Print Coupon

$1.50 off One
Parent's Choice
diapers (Walmart)
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
White Cloud
diapers (Walmart)
Print Coupon

$2.00 off One
Dreft laundry detergent
Print Coupon

.50 off One
Angel Soft
Facial Tissue soft pack
Print Coupon

.50 off One
Idaho Spuds product
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Sour Lovers
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Finish Powerball,
Booster, Dishwasher
Cleaner or Jet-Dry
Print Coupon

$1.00 off One
Snackwell's product
Print Coupon

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