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Friday, July 31, 2009

15% off @ Walgreens today only

Today is Friends and Family Day at Walgreens. Go here to print your 15% off in store coupon for Walgreens. You will need to check out at either the photo or beauty counter to use your coupon. Enjoy!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

30% OFF this weekend- GAP, Old Navy and Banana Republic

Before you hit the mall this weekend, print this coupon for 30% off at GAP, Old Navy, and Banana Republic stores and factory outlets 7/30-8/2. Use it as many times as you like..Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Tomorrow is National Cheesecake Day(7/30)

The Cheesecake Factory is celebrating National Cheesecake Day by giving you any slice of Cheesecake for half price. There are 30 cheesecakes to choose from. The half- price cheesecake slices are for dine in only. I love the Oreo Cheesecake!!

* If you don't get a chance to stop into the Cheesecake Factory, Costco has a whole cheesecake usually priced under $12 (I think it is 8 slices). I usually pick this up when we have company over..Enjoy!

Maggiano's Two Meals for ONE PRICE

Stop in to your local Maggiano's for dinner and get your lunch free the next day. For $12.95 you get your meal and then also a meal to go on your way out. Get all the details here. Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

FREE Diet Book

Have you been looking for a great Diet book? The Full Plate Diet book above is available FREE to the first 20,000 people. Go here to sign up for your FREE advanced copy. I just signed up for mine!!

For all my brides out there- this would be a great book to help lose those few extra pounds for the wedding. Enjoy!

Another Blog Award =)

I love getting blog awards and I want to thank BabasFarmLife for this fabulous award. If you haven't read her blog yet you must stop by and take a look.

“This award is for anyone who likes to smile and/or laugh, and just generally spreads that along in this blogging world we all travel in"

The rules are as follows:

1) Grab the Award and link love the person whom you got the award from.

2) Pass the award to different bloggers whom you think are deserving of this award.

3) Write a post about the award and there you'll link the person who gave the award to you and those people who you'd like to pass the award.

4) Continue your passion in writing because your hard work will always be appreciated.

I will pass this award on to:
One Day, One Dollar at a Time
Cape Cod Love
The Aisle File
Natalie's Notes


And the WINNER is...Mary

Congrats Mary- you won the $25 Walgreens gift card. Mary said she wanted to make the scrapbook"Wedding page".
Mary- I just sent you an email, please email me back within 48 hours. Thanks to everyone that entered and I hope you all enjoy scrapbooking at Walgreens.com..Enjoy!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Bachelorette Jillian Harris Finale TONIGHT!!

Get ready..I can't wait...Enjoy the show!!!

The winner of the $25 Walgreens Gift Card will be announced tomorrow!

Smokey Bones $10 off Coupon

Tonight I am heading to Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill with some friends and then it is off to watch the Bachelorette Finale. Why are we going to Smokey Bones- there is a $10 off $20 coupon here. Coupon is good through 8/16, so you have some time to go..Enjoy!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Quiznos $1 sub

Now through Labor Day, you can get a Quiznos classic sub for $1 when you buy one at regular price. This includes small, medium and large subs. So you can buy a LARGE sub for regular price and get another LARGE sub for only $1. Choose from: the Classic Italian, Turkey Ranch & Swiss, Mesquite Chicken and the Traditional. Enjoy!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

FREE Gain Laundry Detergent

Click here to get a FREE sample of the new Gain Laundry Detergent with Fabreze Freshness. I just ordered mine, and can't wait to try it..Enjoy!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

T.G.I. Fridays New BYOB Deal

T.G.I. Friday’s has a new great promotion! Get all the details on the BYOB(Bring Your Own Buddies) deal here. Now through August 31st, you can take $5 off each additional entree when you bring your friends. That’s $5 off if you buy two entrees, $10 off if you buy three, etc. up to ten people per party!

Remember they still have the Buy One Get One Entree Free Entree coupon valid through 7/31!


Thursday's Wedding Tip #8

Happy Wedding Tip Day. If you missed last week, check it out here.

Tip # 8- Picking a wedding florist might seem difficult, but here are a few tips:

-Bring in pictures of what you like from past weddings you have seen and in magazines
-Many people are allergic to certain flowers- here is a great article to read first
-Make sure you meet with at least 3 different florists
-Get quotes from all 3 and compare
-Have each florist make you a sample centerpiece and get all the details in writing

I was between two different florists choices and when I actually looked at the quote sheet, one florist wanted a $250 delivery fee, where the other did not charge. The company with the fee said she would take off $100, but I still was not satisfied. I went with the other florists and could not have been happier. Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

T.G.I. Fridays BOGO FREE entree

Have you been back to T.G.I. Fridays since the last coupon? Well, I haven't and now I am ready for more. I love the Jack Daniels Chicken!!! Print your coupon here for a "Buy One Entree, Get One FREE". Coupon expires 7/31/09. Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

FREE Wedding Magazine

Get a FREE magazine from Get Married here. "Get Married's semi-annual bridal magazine is the new "shopping and trend guide for the savvy bride", filled with information that explores every facet of your wedding planning." You can always check out www.getmarried.com for great wedding tips. Enjoy!


Print this coupon to get your FREE pastry today at Starbucks with purchase of any beverage until 10:30 am. Enjoy!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Bachelorette Tonight- Men Tell All!!

Get ready for Tonight- the Men Tell All with Jillian. 13 guys will be back. Check out this great article from the Vancouver Sun.

The two guys left are: Ed and Kiptyn. I am 50/50. I love them both now!

Enjoy watching tonight!

Stop by McD's today for your FREE Mocha!

Need an afternoon pick me up? Stop by your local McDonald's today til 7 pm at participating locations to get a free Iced Mocha or Hot Mocha. Get all the details here...And remember this deal is good every Monday through August 3, 2009 from 7 am to 7 pm. Enjoy!

Sunday, July 19, 2009


Do you have tons of wedding pictures that you need to organize? Well, you are in luck this week. CVS has a Kodak Picture Movie DVD FREE this week after Extra Care Bucks. Cost $9.99, then you get $9.99 back in ECBs. Limit 1 per household.

These DVD's are great, as you can pick music that matches the theme of your DVD. I plan on heading there today to make mine. I think you pick about 50 pictures(bring them in on a CD or your jump drive) and then a song(5 choices). It takes a few minutes and then out pops your DVD. Take it home and watch it over and over.

*You can make a DVD from any pictures- your kids, parties, graduation, engagement pictures,etc.* Have fun with it..Enjoy!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Bath & Body Works FREE Lip Product

Take this printable coupon to Bath & Body Works while you are out shopping to get a FREE Lip Item (up to a $12 value) with any purchase.

Remember you can even buy a $1 item and get your FREE Lip Product.

Remember your EXPRESS coupon while you are out shopping. Enjoy!

Friday, July 17, 2009

IKEA: FREE breakfast

It has been about 2 months since we have seen this great breakfast coupon from IKEA. Print your coupon for FREE breakfast this Saturday and Sunday (7/18 & 7/19). Offer includes one small breakfast and one small coffee. This breakfast offer is not valid at IKEA Hicksville, IKEA Houston or at IKEA Direct. There are also some great 50% off deals going on in store. Enjoy!

Express $30 and $15 OFF this weekend

Take this $15 off $30 or $30 off $75 EXPRESS coupon with you this weekend while you are shopping at the mall. Enjoy!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Thursday's Wedding Tip #7

Happy Thursday and Wedding Tip Day. This is week #7, if you missed last week, check it out here.

Tip # 7- Make sure you eat the day of your wedding. I know there is A LOT going on, but you won't feel good or be able to enjoy every minute of it if you don't eat. Have either a BIG breakfast and small lunch if you are having a night time wedding. Or just have snacks throughout the day. Make sure you eat some protein which will give you your energy. I personally had a decent size breakfast and then some turkey lunch meat on crackers during the afternoon. I didn't get a chance to eat during the wedding, but the country club packed up our dinners and we ate at 2 in the morning. The food was FABULOUS. Also, make sure you drink water throughout the day too. Enjoy!

And the WINNER is... Harmony

Congrats Harmony. You are the winner of the $25 Macy's Gift Card. I will get your gift card right out to you.

Thank you to EVERYONE that participated in this great giveaway.

Make sure to check out my other great gift card giveaways going on now:


50% OFF Restaurant Deal for South Florida

Remember last week when I got a $50 Stir Crazy Gift Card for only $25? Well it is Thursday and get ready for another deal. This week it is for: Fogo de Chao, an authentic Churrascaria (Brazilian Steakhouse) in Miami. Order your gift card here starting at 6pm. Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Restaurant deals this week with printable coupons

Boston Market has a great deal for a limited time where you get a FREE WHOLE ROTISSERIE CHICKEN with any family meal Purchase. The Family Meals start at $19.99. This is a great deal for a family of 4 ($5/person) and then you have a Chicken for the rest of the week FREE. Call your local store, as not all are participating.

Did you get your FREE Roastburger last week at Arby's? Well if not, they have extended the coupon until 7/17/09. Check out my post here and print your coupon!!
* Arby's also has FREE food Wednesday- check out what is FREE this week!

Now for a great deal for Teen's and Young Adults (Age 13-25)!

Do Something has teamed up with Baskin-Robbins to offer a FREE Soft Serve Cone to teens and young adults ages 13-25. Just print this coupon and take it to any Baskin-Robbins by 7/17 for a free cone.


Monday, July 13, 2009

$30/ $30 Publix Gift Card Giveaway

For all my Publix shoppers out there, did you know you can earn up to $30 in Publix Gift Cards?

• Purchase 4 different participating KRAFT items
(2 oz. or larger)
• Download your rebate form here and mail in Publix receipts totaling $50 or more
• Receive your $10 Publix gift card
• Repeat up to 3 times
(earning up to $30 dollars)

* Your request must be received by 8/14/09, so you
still have plenty of time
Check out the list of products here!

Now how can you get an extra $30 in Publix Gift Cards?
- All you need to do is tell me your favorite part about shopping at Publix. Is shopping always a Pleasure for you? Just leave a comment for one entry (this must be answered)

For extra entries:
-Blog about this giveaway, linking back to Saving Money for a Wedding
-Subscribe to Saving Money for a Wedding
-Become a follower of Saving Money for a Wedding and you will get TWO extra entries.

Please leave a separate comment for each.

Giveaway will end Sunday, August 9th @ 11:59 pm EST. I will pick the winner randomly and they have 48 hours to respond to the winning email. Enjoy!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Rainforst $10 off $25 coupon

I haven't been to the Rainforest Cafe in a while, but we did enjoy the food last time we were there. My friend Amanda sent me this coupon link for $10 off any $25 food and beverage purchase. This coupon is good through 7/31/09 so you have the next few weekend to use it. Enjoy!

Wedding Cakes

There are many new wedding cake designs on WeddingChannel.com this month. Check them all out- Don't look if you are hungry, they all look so great!!

Here are some of my favorites

Gold Mehndi Wedding Cake

Here are some other great wedding cakes from my last Wedding Cake post. Enjoy!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Happy 7/11 Day!

Get your FREE Slurpee® drinks at 7-Eleven® stores today to celebrate its 82nd Birthday. 7-Eleven is planning to give away close to 5 million free 7.11-ounce Slurpee drinks today. Get all the details here. This year the cups will also have a coupon code to buy reduced priced concert tickets from LiveNation. Get the family in the car and head over for a nice afternoon treat at 7-Eleven since it is super hot outside. Enjoy!

Friday, July 10, 2009

AMC Free Large Popcorn

If you are heading to the movies this weekend and there is an AMC theater near you, you can get a FREE Large Popcorn when you purchase a Large Coca-Cola Fountain Drink. This is a great deal, as usually the POPCORN is more expensive than the soda. Find a theater near you. Print your coupon here. Enjoy your movie!

Arby's FREE Roastburger

Today the hubby and I had lunch for $4 plus tax at Arby's. We both used this coupon for a FREE BBQ Bacon Cheddar Roastburger that came in our emails yesterday (If you signed up for the Arby's Extra club, you should have received this coupon). Well the coupon is good for the FREE Roastburger with ANY soft drink purchase. Arby's now has a Value Menu and they have a Value Size Drink for $1. We ordered 2 Value Size Drinks and Two Value Size Fries for $4. The lady at the counter said the coupon would not work with the Value Size Drink, but the manager overheard and had to adjust the coupon. Print your coupon here, and it is good through 7/13/09. So hurry in to Arby's. Enjoy!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

South Florida Half Price Restaurant Deals

My husband found a great site for me to buy discounted restaurant deals. There is a radio station that every Thursday at 6pm they offer local restaurant coupons at half off. Today they are selling $50 Stir Crazy gift cards for only $25. I love Stir Crazy so very much, so I will definitely be buying one. They have some deals left from prior weeks too. Remember these deals are only good if you live in South Florida. Check out all the details on 790 The Ticket. Enjoy!

Thursday's Wedding Tip #6

Happy Thursday! For all my wonderful soon to be brides, here is your wedding tip for the day:

Tip #6- Make a nail appointment for your fiance and yourself a day before your wedding. You need to make sure both your hands are groomed nicely for your big day. There will be many pictures of your hands throughout your day. My husband was very happy I thought of him and his cuticles. Just in case you were wondering he got clear and I got Pink and White Acrylics. Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

FREE Aveda Sensory Rituals and Samples

I am a Big Aveda fan and my husband loves their Pure-formanceTM Pomade for his hair. We even used an Aveda Exfoliating cleanser pre-wedding to get our faces in tip top shape.

Did you know you can stop in to your local Aveda store for some Complimentary Aveda Sensory Rituals during your shopping this weekend. They offer a stress-relieving scalp and neck massage, some caffeine-free herbal tea and also a three to five minute makeup touch-up. Get all the details here.

There is also a printable coupon here for a FREE Smooth Infusion Sample Pack with Shampoo, Conditioner and Style-Prep Smoother. Coupon is good through December 31, 2009- but supplies might be limited and I am sure they are going to go fast. Find your local store. Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

CVS Trail Mix Crunch Money Maker

I stopped in to CVS today for the Post Trail Mix Crunch deal. Buy 3 for $10, get $5 Extra Care Bucks. You can use (3) $2 coupons. That is $10-$6=$4, then get back $5 Extra Care Bucks. This is a Money Maker =). I was happy my local store was stocked up. Enjoy!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Bachelorette Tonight!!

See more pics here!

I am very excited for the Bachelorette tonight. There are 4 guys left:

Wes ( not that I want to even count him).

I was going for Kyptin, then Ed, then Reid and now I hope since Ed came back he gets the final rose. I hope Wes goes home tonight. I would love to hear from my Bachelorette fans out there. Who do you think will win? Enjoy the show.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Weddings Over..What's Next?

Now that my wedding is over...the next step is to buy a Home.

My husband and I live in an apartment now, but with all the first time home buyer deals out now, we need to act fast. If you don't know about the $8,000 first time homebuyer credit- get all the details here.

I found a great article on CNNMoney.com about buying a new home. Read the whole article here.

Here are a few tips I agree with:
-BUY a home you can AFFORD. Once you really sit down with the numbers, it is a real reality check about how much home you can afford. We are just starting out and don't want to be mortgage poor.

-Check your credit score and make sure to not make any big changes the months before you apply for a mortgage. Don't apply for new credit cards and don't cancel any cards.

-Make sure you buy in a good school district. We do not have children yet, but now a days you might need to live in your home for at least 5-7 years to make any money on your on investment. You need to check out all the schools in your area.

I would love to hear you opinions on home buying. Enjoy!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

$25 Walgreens Gift Card Giveaway

Did you know you could create scrapbook pages at Walgreens. I just found this out and am super excited. I would love to hear if anyone has made any and what they thought. Check out this wedding scrapbook page. They have scrapbook pages for graduation, baby, family and tons more.

Walgreens is also offering 10 cent 4X6 prints this weekend through July 11th on print orders of 50 or more photos. Enter coupon code "JULY4"

I have a $25 Walgreens Gift Card to give away to one lucky reader. You can use this card on anything in store (even photo purchases). All you need to do is tell me what scrapbook page you would make from Walgreens Photo Center.

-Become a follower of Saving Money for a Wedding and you will get TWO extra entries. If you are already a follower- just leave a seperate comment.

Giveaway will end Sunday, July 26th @ 11:59 pm. I will pick the winner randomly and they have 48 hours to respond to the winning email. Enjoy your holiday weekend!

Happy 4th!

Have a wonderful 4th of July!!

Check back later today for an AMAZING GIVEAWAY!!


Friday, July 3, 2009

Ruby Tuesday- Buy One Get One FREE coupon

Well there is another Ruby Tuesday BOGO FREE offer for July 4th. If you are not heading out to a BBQ, then make your way into Ruby Tuesday. Print your coupon here. Enjoy!

And the WINNER is...Jen

Congrats JEN you are the winner of the June Monthly Surprise Giveaway. You won the Getaway & Go Set from Bath & Body Works. I just sent you an email.

This is a great set for women on the go. Lucky for Jen, she gets this set for FREE, but if you are interested in purchasing your own you can order your set here. Here is what you get in the set:
"Our collection of first-class pampering essentials will have her jet-set ready and always looking her best. Includes 2 oz. Signature Collection Shower Gel in Sweet Pea®, 2 oz. Signature Collection Body Lotion in Sweet Pea®, 1 oz. Anti-Bacterial PocketBac™ Deep Cleansing Hand Gel in Sweet Pea®, 2 oz. Aromatherapy Shampoo in Stress Relief - Eucalyptus Spearmint, 2 oz. Aromatherapy Conditioner in Stress Relief - Eucalyptus Spearmint, 1.5 oz. True Blue® Spa Shea It Isn't So™ Shea Butter Foot Cream and 0.5 oz. C.O. Bigelow® Mentha Lip Shine.
  • Each container is 3 oz. or less and carry-on approved for flights
  • Reusable zip-top PVC bag measures 8" x 1" x 7 3/4""
Keep those comments coming. Each comment you leave on Saving Money for a Wedding enters you into the Monthly Surprise Giveaway. Also- become a follower in the Month of July and get two extra entries for the July Surprise Giveaway (you never know what you can win =) ) Enjoy!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Thursday's Wedding Tip #5

Ready for your wedding Tip of the day.

Tip #5- Have a signature drink or two for when your guests walk into the cocktail hour. We had two signature drinks: pink cosmos and mojitos. Our guests loved them. The worst is walking in to the cocktail hour and not having a nice drink. They might not all want your signature drinks- but I promise you more than 70% of your guests will love the drink and happy to be refreshed. This will also alleviate the stress at the bar.


Jamba Juice BOGO FREE Smoothie

Stop in to your local Jamba Juice to cool down this summer with your BOGO FREE coupon here. This coupon is good through 7/12. Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Old Navy $1 Flag T-shirt

There is a nice 4th of July deal at Old Navy. Festive flag t-shirts are only $1 each at Old Navy stores this Friday, July 3, 2009 . There's a limit of 5 per customer. Enjoy!

Einstein Bros Bagels B1G1 Free Coupon

Stop in to Einstein Bros Bagels for a free lunch entree or salad when you buy a second lunch entree or salad at regular price. This coupon expires July 3, 2009.

You can also sign up for their E-club and receive the same offer for your and your friend.. Enjoy!