Monday, October 31, 2011

Scary good makeup deal!

Woo Hoo!  I scored a $170 makeup kit for just $11!!!  

Here's how to score a spooktacular deal!:

1. Sign up at PlumDistrict (<-- Go through this link to get $5 FREE!)

2. Select deal "$45 for the All Over Eyes and Face Kit from Bellàpierre - a $170 Value" and click "Make it Mine"

3. Enter promo code "spooky30" to get 30% OFF! (good today only)
(Your total will be $28 unless you have additional Plum dollars.  I had some banked, therefore my total was less) $0 Tax, $0 Shipping!!!

4. Checkout, then follow instructions and go redeem your custom certificate code on Bellàpierre website.

5. Enjoy!

My final Bellàpierre checkout looked like this:
Item All over Eyes and Face kit Sku AOEFK-MF002-MB002-SP001-SP0621 Qty 1 Subtotal $169.99
Mineral Foundation
Mineral Blush
Autumn Glow
Shimmer Powder - 1
Shimmer Powder - 2
Tin Man
                                                                                                       Subtotal $169.99 
                                                                                                       Shipping & Handling $0.00
                                                                                                       Discount (7xxxx0)-$169.99
                                                                                                       Tax $0.00
                                                                                                       Grand Total $0.00

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Online Shopping Success!

Awesome savings at! :D 

QtyDescriptionItem PriceDiscountSubtotalEstimated Delivery
1Annies Homegrown Berry Patch Organic Fruit Snacks, 24.8 oz$1.71$0.88$0.83Wednesday, November 02
3Annie Chun's Pad Thai Sauce, 9.7 oz, 2 pk$7.99$11.53$12.44Wednesday, November 02

Order Summary
Shipping fee:$0
Manu. Coupon:$1.60

Discount & Coupon Breakdown: 
(codes still good on grocery thru 11/5!!! 
Plus look for bonus coupons on items!)

» $10 off code: GROCERYDC1
» 10% off Grocery code: GROCERYEMAIL3
Order Subtotal
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Gift Certificates

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

I left my coupons at home and managed to save 63%!

Today I went out and decided I was only going to one place to use one specific coupon.  I did not feel like toting around my binder since this was just a retail trip and I figured I'd take only the coupon I needed. This was the $15/$15 Lane Bryant coupon my mom sent me.  I convinced myself it would be fine, and headed out. I had an appointment first, and while there I realized, "I really do need a FEW things for our trip to L.A. this weekend. I think I have another coupon for LB in my BINDER! Crap! What if I go to the store and need the other one too?!"  Now you may think, "What's the problem? Just go home and get it."  Easier said than done... my appointment is 1/2 hr N from home, the store is 10mins W from there, and home is 20mins S of the store! So going home for a coupon I might have then going back to the store is just a little inconvenient.

When I got to the store I asked if there was a $25/$75 coup out right now (that would have been the one at home).  The cashier said there was and I explained my situation.  She said they had an extra one at the store I could use if I got to $75... score! Also, if you sign up for the store charge card you get a bonus 20% more off this week instead of just 15% (plus you earn points for gift checks)!  I wasn't sure if I had one already, but I kept this in mind for checkout.

So now I had the opportunity to use both and get up to $40 in FREE bonus clothes! I browsed the clearance rack to try and score a freebie w/the $15/$15, but I really needed jeans.  Lucky for me they were on sale this week and I found a pair I liked. They were $29.99 on sale from $59.99.  I took one more look around and found a top on clearance for $29.99 marked down from $49.95.  This was WAY more than i would normally pay for clearance, but it was perfect for this trip. Darn-it! Now, if I am gonna spend $60 I might as well "spend" $15 more and bring my total down to $50. So all I could find that was suitable was a top for $54.95 and not on sale :(  Naturally, when I tried it on, it looked fabulous.  So I'm thinking great, here's what I'll do: two shirts w/$25 coup; jeans w/$15 coup.  Then one of the girls tells me the jeans look too BIG! While this is welcome news, they are the ONLY pair in petite near my size and are a great price... but I'm going to L.A., gotta look good.  I try on the next size down and they fit perfectly, just way too long and $10 more, sigh.  While I could hem them, I would rather get what I'm paying for right from the store.  We call a store I will be near tomorrow and they have them in petite! Horray! They put them aside for me and I go on to buy the 2 shirts and save my $15 coup for later.

At the register the girl checks to see if I have a store charge, I couldn't remember. I did, but not anymore, so I re-signed up.  They were super nice and helped me with everything.  She rang up the $25 coup then my extra 20% and brought the total down to $46.86 from $114.45 (59%)*!  Since I was getting the extra 20% off I decided to go pick up my jeans today.  I drove 15 more mins N to the mall.  They had my jeans and on sale for $39.99, but the manager was giving me a hard time about the 20%. She said it is only on your FIRST purchase, not any purchases made same day.  She offered to give me $15 off instead of $8 (the 20%) and I was fine with that if I could still use my coup, but she was trying to use the same coupon to do that and you can't use 2.  I asked if there was a corporate #, and argued that I took the time to come all the way over here b/c I was told I would get the 20%, and that that plus my coupon would be $23 NOT $15, big difference...  She managed to find a way to make it work ;) My total was brought down to $21.81 from $65.45 (66%)*!  Then I was able to pay my charge off right there at the store, so no card balance looming but I still got the benefit!
*(my math includes tax)


Blind Safety Retrofitting Kit (ShopAtHome)
$3 off PF Chang Noodle coupon
FREE Progresso coupon (FB promo)
FREE Dr.Pepper Coupon (Sunday paper)
$6.99 off Diaper Genie products (Playtex)

FREE 7 Day Deluxe Sample, Lancome Genefique (FB promo)
 FREE Biore Blemish Fighting Ice Cleanser (FB promo)
FREE Shadora Breast Cancer Awareness pin (1SaleADay)
FREE "No Longer A Slumdog" book (Gospel for Asia)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Weekly Goodies


Axe Hold and Touch hair gel (Klout)
- FREE Gourmet Jam gift set (w/ Lot18 credits)

- Skyway Luggage Sigma 3 Expandable Vertical Carry-On Case 

( $29.99 from $140, 79% OFF!!!)

- FREE Mail Chimp T-Shirt ( promo)
- FREE Purina One cat food & coupon (FB promo)
- FREE Dial Nutriskin sample ( samples)
- American Baby coupons (comes w/FREE magazine offer)

- FREE Pumpkin Carving Kit (w/rebate from TrueValue)
- FREE Reuseable totes, pencils, box cutter*, and key chain*
(*not pictured) (Grand re-opening TrueValue promo items)
- FREE Yves St.Laurent L'Homme Libre sample (YSL Beauty)
- FREE Land-O-Lakes Holiday recipe book (online offer)
- FREE Sugar substitue for baking (Kroger direct mail)

- FREE Spooky Owl (w/Kroger sale and $ off eCoupon)

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Slacker's "Mail Call!" Catch-Up...

- Pro Nail Art Glitter Nail Kit  ($5 NoMoreRack)
- FREE Downy Unstopables (FB)
- FREE Shout Wipe & Go + coupon (FB)

-FREE L'Oreal EverSleek + coupon (FB)
- FREE Post-It labels and divider tabs + coupons (3M)
- FREE Green Mountain Coffee + coupon (FB, coffee day promo)
- FREE Audubon Bird Map

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Buzzing Burt's Bees!

Bzz Kit Recieved 10/1/11
This week I recieved my Burt's Bees Sensitive Skin BzzAgent Kit!  I was lucky enough to receive a full size Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin Facial Cleanser and a full size Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin Daily Moisturizer to try myself!  I was also sent a BzzGuide filled with information on  Burt's Bees Natural Skin Solutions for Sensitive Skin, a booklet of coupons to pass out, and 8 lotion samples with coupons to share!

I am pleased to say I have already tried the product and spread some buzz!  I also already enjoy the fresh, clean feeling I get after washing and moisturizing with the Burt's Bees Sensitive Skin products.  While I usually use scented products, this is a refreshing change of pace.  Without scent, Burt's Bees Sensitive Skin is a lot more practical if you or someone you love is sensitive to perfumed products.  I also noticed how clear my skin is this week already... I could get used to that!!! So far a big thumbs up for Burt's Bees Sensitive Skin line!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Mail Call & CVS trip

 FREE Eucerin Free Sample (FB) (Still Available!)
FREE Pumpkin Spice Yankee Candle Votive (ShopatHome)
Fry's coupons & recpies (direct mail)
Torani coffee syrups ($3ea, Amazon)

FREE Ojon Instant Restorative Hair Serum sample (FB)
FREE Origins Plantscriptions sample (FB)
Burt's Bees FREE full size sensitive skin lotion ($9.99 value) AND
Burt's Bees FREE full size sensitive skin moisturizer ($14.99 value) (Bzzagent)

Lane Bryant coupons (direct mail)
FREE Starbucks drink (birthday coupon)
FREE Jamberry nail sheilds (Savemore) ($10 Still Available!)
FREE 8-in-1 Survival tool (1SaleaDay)

10/3, CVS
  • Sunday paper w/inserts ($0.75)
  • Carmex Moisture Plus ($3.29, mfg coup $0.30/1, mail in rebate for $2.99)
  • Advil Liqui-Gels 20ct ($4.49, mfg coup FREE up to $6.00)
  • Advil PM Liqui-Gels 16ct ($6.29, mfg coup FREE up to $7.00)
  • Candy Pumpkins ($0.99)
  • M&M's ($1.19, sale $0.69)
- Used all coupons listed above, cashier gave overage value on Advil coupons!  Used $2 ECB (FB) and $1 ECB printed at store.  Paid $0.20 plus tax, getting back $2.99 with rebate!!! 
(Advil coupons from last month's Sunday newspaper offer.)