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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Tostitos Deal at Target- Stock Up for the Big Game

Are you ready for Super Bowl? Well, if you still need more chips and salsa, Target is the best place to stock up this week.

Starting today, Tostitos Chips are on sale 2/$5 and when you purchase 2, you get a FREE Tostitos Dip. So $5 get TWO bags of chips and salsa. Not bad, but take your coupons to score even more savings.

Print a Target coupon for $1 off wyb both Chip and Dip, since the $1 is a Store coupon, you can also use a manufacturer's coupon. Check your 1/17/2010 Smartsource ad for a $0.55 off coupon on chips and dip. $5-$1-$0.55= $3.45 for Two Bags of Chips and Dip.

There are also 4 great Mail In Rebates:
-$15 back when you purchase 1 – 18 pack of Coors Light or Coors Banquet Beer (12 oz cans or bottles) AND $30 worth of Tostitos Chips, Dips, Pepsi, Condiments, Plastic Cups, Paper Plates, Ice, and/or Deli Items (any brand/size)
-$10 back when you purchase $30 worth of Tostitos Chips, Dips, Pepsi, Condiments, Plastic Cups, Paper Plates, Ice, and/or Deli Items (any brand/size)
-$10 back when you purchase 1 – 12 pack of Coors Light or Coors Light Banquet Beer (12 oz cans or bottles) AND $20 worth of Tostitos Chips, Dips, Pepsi, Condiments, Plastic Cups, Paper Plates, Ice, and/or Deli Items (any brand/size)
-$7.50 back when you purchase $20 worth of Tostitos Chips, Dips, Pepsi, Condiments, Plastic Cups, Paper Plates, Ice, and/or Deli Items (any brand/size)

Read all the details and print your Mail In Rebate form here. Each rebate is slightly different and relates to different states. Some states a Coors Light purchase is required, others it is not. In Florida it is required.

* Heads up, if you are looking for the best price on Coors Light this week, Publix has an 18 pack on sale for $12.99. Enjoy!

A Legendary Wedding Giveaway

For all the future brides out there, there is a great giveaway for a FREE Wedding valued at $30,000. Yep, you heard right. It is called the Legendary Wedding Giveaway and is being hosted by VIE.

Winner will be chosen on: February 14, 2010. Get all the details here and sign up..Good luck. I hope one of my readers win..Enjoy!

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Victoria's Secret: Free Solid Tank Plus $10 Off $50

Become a member of the Pink Nation and get a FREE Solid Tank with any Pink Purchase, plus $10 off any $50 Pink Purchase. Enjoy!

Friday, January 29, 2010

South Florida "Share the Love" 1/30

Sorry this is so last minute, I just found out and was trying to get all the details before I posted anything. If you are in need of family photos, engagement pictures, pet portraits, etc. and you live in South Florida, head on down to Hollywood tomorrow. 15 Fabulous photographers will be donating their time and talent to offer $100 photo shoots, with 100% of the proceeds going to Haiti. This is na AMAZING Deal and for such a good cause. Get more details here. Enjoy!

Special K Deals: Walgreens and Target

If you didn't score your cheap Special K cereal at the beginning of the month, you have another chance. I have about 10 boxes of Special K still, but I am planning on getting more. My husband and I eat Special K everyday, so why not stock up now. Print your Special K Buy One Get One Coupon here.

Note: Coupon states- Buy one Special K cereal, get one 12 oz. Special K Original or 19.5 oz. Special K Low Fat Granola Cereal FREE. I have been wanting to try the Low Fat Granola, so hopefully my local Target has it in stock. Last time, I had to get the Original as my Freebie.

There are two places you can score this great deal:

Target by using the manufacturer coupon plus Target coupon:

Buy (1) Special K Cereal at $2.94
Buy (1) Special K Granola at $3.29

Use B1G1 Special K printable
Use $0.50/1 Special K Cereal Target printable
Use $1.00/1 Special K Granola Target printable

It comes out to $0.72 each.

Walgreens by using the manufacturer coupon plus getting back Register Rewards:

Walgreens has Special K on sale through Saturday: 2/$5 - $1 RR back

Buy (2) Special K Cereal $2.50/each

Use B1G1 Special K printable

Then get back $1 RR.

It comes out to $0.75 each. Enjoy!

Pei Wei: 1/29

Head on in to Pei Wei today and receive a voucher for a FREE order of Caramel Chicken. This voucher must be redeemed between 2/1 and 2/7, and you must purchase an entree in order to redeem the voucher for the free Caramel Chicken. No purchase is necessary to get your voucher though. Get all the details here. Enjoy!

Pier 1: Last Weekend 75% Off

This is the last weekend to get up to 75% off at the Pier 1 Sale. It is mostly seasonal items, but they do have many pillows, candles and furniture too. Take a look at this adorable doormat.

Patches Coir Doormat-Originally $16.95, now $8.38

Look at all the great items on-line and if you get a chance, head on in to your local store..Enjoy!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Thursday's Wedding Tip #32

Happy Thursday and Wedding Tip Day. If you missed last week's wedding tip on choosing your perfect wedding colors, check it out here.

Since I have been speaking about wedding invitations lately, I thought it was very appropriate to discuss the proper way to stuff and send your invitations.

Here is what I had for my invitations:
The envelope
Response card w/ envelope
Direction card

Speaking of the response card, it is best to number the back of each card just in case one of your guest forgets to write their name. You don't want to get your card back and it says " 2 will attend"- well which two people? How can you figure it out? On the upper right hand corner of the back of the response cards, I wrote lightly in pencil a number. I took my list of invitations from the calligrapher and then went one by one and numbered my sheet, then numbered the response cards. I added stamps to the envelopes of the response cards prior to stuffing the invitations.

Now how to stuff your invitations! I had my mother, father, husband (fiancee at the time) and myself sit around the table and we each had a job.

I was in charge of the order and checking that each address back from the calligrapher matched the address I had on my list. Then I passed the envelope to my mother who stuffed the invitations with the Invitation on bottom, then response and direction card. Then it was passed to my husband to make sure each envelope was stuffed with all 3 pieces( invitation, response and direction card) and he put on the stamp. Finally, my dad was in charge of sealing each envelope- this is actually the hardest job. Make sure you use a glue stick (We went through 3).

After, my mother and I accounted for each envelope and double checked that each envelope had a stamp.

We made an afternoon of it. I did not allow any food or drinks near our table AT ALL. They had to go in another room and wash their hands before they came back to the table. I was not a bridezilla, I was just being a bride! Do you have any other practical ways to stuff invitations? I would love to hear them. Enjoy!

Old Navy 30% Off Everything

This Friday and Saturday, get 30% off everything at Old Navy. They have so many great tops and I love their jeans too. Just stop in to your local store and get 30% off everything you buy. No coupons needed.

I am guessing Old Navy is coming out with a new collection, as they are trying to clear their racks. Happy Shopping..Enjoy!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Ruby Tuesday Valentine's Day Weekend

Treat your special someone to a 3-course meal at Ruby Tuesday for $19.99 per person this Valentine's Day weekend. Begin with a shared appetizer, then enjoy two delicious entrées ,with your choice of any lobster, salmon, steak, or ribs dish, and end with a romantic shareable dessert.

This looks so yummy. I wanted to let you know about this deal early as they are starting to take reservations. Get more details and book online here. Enjoy!

Wedding Invitation Giveaway

Last week I discussed destination wedding invitations from BeachWedlockInvitations.com and I am happy to let my readers know about westernwedlockinvitations.com and vegaswedlockinvitations.com as well. All three of these sites offer unique themed wedding invitations.

Here is an adorable Western Themed Invitation:

Here is a very affordable invitation from the Las Vegas Theme line:

Translucent Vegas - Gold or Color

Themed weddings are great and think of how much easier it is to plan. I have also seen many rehearsal dinners as themed parties as well.

Now for the giveaway: One lucky Saving Money for a Wedding Reader will win a $50 Gift Certificate to either: beachwedlockinvitations.com, westernwedlockinvitations.com or vegaswedlockinvitations.com. Yep, you can choose what best suits you between the three sites. The invitations can also be altered so that if you want to use your own photo instead of a beach photo or Las Vegas photo, they will do a free substitute as well.

How to Win: Take a look around beachwedlockinvitations.com, westernwedlockinvitations.com and vegaswedlockinvitations.com and leave a comment letting me know your favorite invitation. This question must be answered for your first entry.

Each of the following will give you extra entries in the giveaway. Please make sure to leave a separate comment for each thing you do:

-Become a Blog follower
-Add my blog button and let me know where it is on your blog
-Add me to your blog roll
-Subscribe to my blog
-Leave a comment on a Non-Giveaway post and let me know which post(s) (each comment=1 entry, up to 3 entries)
-Post about this giveaway on your blog, linking back to Saving Money for a Wedding-(2 entries)

That is a total of 10 entries per person if you do all of the above!

Giveaway will end on Thursday, February 11th @ 11:59pm EST. The winner will be picked randomly and I will send them an email. The winner has 48 hours to respond to the winning email. Good Luck and thank you for stopping by...Enjoy!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Chick-fil-A Calendar Coupon

Just a reminder that your Chick-Fil-A January Calendar coupon expires at the end of this week. Coupon expires 1/31, but that is a Sunday, so coupon only good through this Saturday.Chick-Fil-A is not open on Sundays. I just stopped in and got my FREE Small Bowl of Hearty Breast of Chicken Soap and it was delicious. Enjoy!

Bath & Body Works 90% Off

Bath and Body Works has a bunch of items for 90% off at my store. The cute massage roller was originally $4, and I got it for $0.40. I also used the coupon for a FREE Travel Size product with any purchase and got the lotion for FREE.

Hint- I actually bought 3 of the Massage Rollers- so I wouldn't be surprised if that was the monthly surprise giveaway this month-hehe...Enjoy!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Einstein Bros Bagels: FREE Bagel and Shmear

I love bagels and especially when they are FREE and from Einstein Bros. Print your coupon here for a FREE Bagel and Shmear. Limit one coupon per person, expires 1/31/2010..Enjoy!

IHOP: All You Can Eat Pancakes $4.99

once again has all-you-can-eat pancakes starting at $4.99. Order a combo with pancakes and after you finish your first 2 pancakes, they will keep bringing you 3 more at a time until you are full.

This deal is at participating locations for a limited time, so check with your local store first..Enjoy!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Target Coupons

How great was this Target page of coupons today in the paper. I hope you all got yours as these are all TARGET coupons, which means you can pair with manufacturer coupons for extra savings.

Here is a $1 off Cheerios coupon to get your started with you match ups..Enjoy!

FREE Murad 3-Step Regimen Sampler

If you are a bride looking for cleaner, clearer skin just in time for your big day, try out Murad products. I see the Murad brand in many high end salons, and this is your chance to get a FREE 3-Step Regimen Sampler.

From the Murad website: Over 90% of users saw fewer blemishes in just 4 weeks*—undeniable clinical proof that it’s the fast, effective and reliable acne solution you’re looking for.

3-Step Regimen Sampler Includes:

  • Clarifying Cleanser (0.1 FL. OZ.)—eliminates 99.9%
    of surface bacteria to keep skin clear
  • Exfoliating Acne Treatment Gel (0.06 FL. OZ.)—
    eliminates acne and skin breakouts
  • Skin Perfecting Lotion (0.06 FL. OZ.)—smoothes and
    evens skin texture with oil-free hydrators

Sign up for your FREE Sampler here. Limit 1 free regimen sampler per customer. Available in the continental U.S. only..Enjoy!

Olive Garden Lunch

Doesn't this look yummy? Well, you can order ALL YOU CAN EAT Soap, Salad and Breadsticks at Olive Garden during lunch for only $6.95. You can choose from a variety of soups and the best part you can keep eating and eating. Have one soup, some salad, another flavor of soup, more salad, a few breadsticks...and on and on until you can't eat anymore. The Best Part is this is a fairly healthy lunch at a very nice price.

I love the Pasta e Fagioli.

This great lunch special is available until 4 p.m. daily at this special price. Enjoy!

Destination Wedding Invitations

How gorgeous are these passport invitations from BeachWedlockInvitations.com!
If you are planning a destination wedding I think these are the perfect invitation and you can score them at the perfect price. Right now they are on sale for $267.90 for 100. If you are on an even tighter budget BeachWedlockInvitations.com has the white stock with unlined white envelopes discounted by $100(The reason for the steep discount is the fold is off by less than 1/16" from the center). You most likely will not even notice and the chance of you guest knowing is very slight. Invitations are a big expense, so if you love this invitation you can score a great bargain with the white.

Your wording is printed on the inside right panel and raised ink is available. This is such a unique invitation and a great start to paradise! Beach Wedlock has many other great invitations as well, so check them all out...Enjoy!

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Great Clips $5.99 Haircut

We use Great Clips for our haircuts in my family. We found a great hairdresser at our local Great Clips and always go to her. My husband is always needing a haircut, but lucky I always seem to find coupons(even if its only a $1 off). I was very excited when I found this great coupon for $5.99 haircuts in my mailbox today. Looks like my husband and I will be going this week. Keep a look out in your mailbox- It was mixed in with other ads. Enjoy!

The Limited- $15 off

Heading to the mall today? If you like shopping at The Limited, Print the coupon below to receive some great discounts. The coupon is valid until Feb 3, 2010. It is almost impossible to get a top in there that is not on clearance for under $15, so you will need to spend a little. Tops are around $30 to start- so about 50% off w/ the $15 off.

Print your coupon here. Coupon is valid for either $50 off $150, $30 off $100 or $15 off any purchase. Enjoy!

Friday, January 22, 2010

Smokey Bones BOGO FREE

There is a new coupon for a BOGO Free entree at Smokey Bones. Coupon is good through 1/30..Enjoy!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

The Wedding Outlet $10 off $75

I found a great new wedding site for all your wedding accessory needs. Check out The Wedding Outlet. Right now they are having their 10 Days of Savings Sale. You can find over 3,500 wedding accessories from the finest wedding collections. You can save $10 off any purchase over $75 through 1/25..Enjoy!

Thursday's Wedding Tip #31

This week sure went fast since most of us had off on Monday. This week's wedding tip is on how to choose you perfect wedding colors!

As easy as this sounds, choosing you wedding colors(theme) is one of the harder decisions the bride has to make. Think about how much revolves around your color scheme. Dresses, invitations, flowers, and favors just to name a few.

This decision is very easy is you have an absolute favorite color, but only a small percentage of brides actually have their color scheme picked before they even get the ring. Even if you decide on Pink, do you know how many shades of pink there are? And you most always need another color to blend it. Pink/Black…Pink/White..Pink/Green?

So how does one choose? First, depending on what season you are getting married will narrow down your choices. Orange and greens are great for Fall Weddings. White and Black for Winter and Blue is great in the summer.

You also want to take your skin tone into effect. If all you girls/guys are pale- it is best not to put them into Pale Colors. I have also heard red is not great for lighter skin, but a darker Pink is.

Think about the guys when making your decision. Does you guy mind wearing a pink tie? My husband was fine with my Pink color choice, but then we did Silver for the guy's vest and ties. Our florist then did White flowers for the guys and it looked stunning!

Have you picked your colors yet..How did you choose your perfect blend? Enjoy!

Dole Challenge

Do you eat Dole fruit cups? I used to eat them a lot, but I think I will be getting back into them with the new Dole Challenge. Have a bowl a day for a month and get 2 weeks FREE.

When you purchase EIGHT Dole Fruit 4-packs between 1/10/10 and 2/10/10, there is a Mail In Rebate for coupons for FOUR 4-packs of FREE products from Dole. Take the Dole Challenge with me, get more info and print your form here.

If you have a Publix near by, you can sweeten this deal. Starting today at Publix, the DOLE Fruit bowls are BOGO FREE. Yup, get 8 for the price of 4. Then mail in your rebate form, receipt and UPCs and get 4 more 4 packs FREE. Enjoy!

last week but since the fruit cups are BOGO in a few days I thought it might be time for a reminder!! Go HERE to print your form.

When you purchase EIGHT Dole Fruit 4-packs between 1/10/10 and 2/10/10, send in the form, and UPCs Dole will reward you with a Dole product coupon for FOUR 4-packs of FREE product from Dole. Take the Dole Challenge with me!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Payless BOGO 1/2 Off

Stop into Payless now for their BOGO 1/2 off Sale. I love to go with my husband and we each get a pair. Sale ends 2/15/10..Enjoy!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Jo-Ann 50% off coupon

If you are making your own dresses for your wedding, this 50% off coupon from Jo-Ann's Fabric is a nice treat. Print your coupon here. Coupon good on one regular priced item through 1/23/10..Enjoy!

Burt's Bees Review

I was recently sent the Burt's Bees Aloe & Witch Hazel Hand Sanitizer to review. With flu season in full swing you need to protect yourself. I know how hard it is to always wash your hands after everything you touch, so carrying a hand sanitizer makes life a little easier. There are many hand sanitizer brands out there, but I was very impressed with Burt's Bees. I loved how it made my hands feel after and the scent is not overwhelming like some of the other brands I have used.

Help eliminate germs and smooth your hands with this all natural formula from Burt's Bees. Their formula eliminate 99.99% of germs anytime, anywhere and it is 100% NATURAL. There are no synthetic or petro-chemical ingredients, just beneficial ingredients from nature, like Aloe.

Burt's Bees Aloe & Witch Hazel Hand Sanitizer is specially formulated to soften and moisturize skin while it sanitizes. The main ingredients are ethyl alcohol, aloe vera and witch hazel. The witch hazel is what helps smooth your skin and acts as an anti-inflammatory.

All Burt's Bees products are free of Phthalates, Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Petro-chemicals and they are never tested on animals.

Stock up on this great hand sanitizer for your purse, home, office and is also great to stick in your kid's school bags. You can find the Burt's Bees Aloe & Witch Hazel Hand Sanitizer at Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, Whole Foods or order online at www.burtsbees.com.

Through January, you get the Aloe & Witch Hazel Hand Sanitizer FREE with any Lotion Purchase on burtsbees.com. Burt's Bees has many other great products as well. Check them all out..Enjoy!

Boston Market Kids Meal Deal

Boston Market is once again giving TWO FREE Kids meals for every adult purchase($6 minimum) through Jan. 31st!

No coupon required but kids must be present to get their meals. Good for up to 4 kids with the purchase of a family meal. I am taking my niece and nephew for the day, so we will be heading to Boston Market...Enjoy!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Walgreens and CVS Deals

At CVS, I had my raincheck for the Ivory soap for $0.99 and used $1 off coupons- so 4 packs for FREE. The Soyjoy's are FREE at CVS as well this week and actually through 2/14/2010. If you remember last year these Soyjoy bars were FREE as well and I used them for my wedding guest welcome bags- check out my guest bags here. You can score 6 FREE after ECB. Need more info on how the CVS Extra Care Bucks Program works- check it out here.

The top picture is from my Walgreens trip today. I had register rewards to use from last week, so I just paid tax. The Quaker Cakes are on sale $0.99 and I had 4 $0.75 off coupons(coupon from Red Plum 1/10/2010). The Mac and cheese are on sale with in-ad coupon for $0.59- use the Buy 3 Get 1 FREE coupon(coupon from 12/13/2010).

8 Mac & Cheese- $3.54
4 Quaker Cakes- $0.96
Total $4.50 plus Tax. I used a $2 and a $2.50 RR and just paid tax..Enjoy!

Advanced Auto Parts $10 off $25

If you have any parts you need to buy for your car, you are in luck. Sign up for the Advanced Auto Parts Grand Opening Sweepstakes and you will receive a coupon for $10 off your next $25 purchase. Enjoy!

New York & Company- Buy 1 and Get 2 FREE

Today Only- On all Redlines at New York & Co., buy one get two FREE!! They have some great tops and dresses. Check out all the redlines here. These are my top 3. You can get this great deal on-line and in store. Enjoy!

Sunday, January 17, 2010

DVD coupons

There are some great new coupons on Coupons.com for $2 off movies from Twentieth Century Fox. Just click on the "Entertainment" link on the left to find them. A lot of these movies are wedding related.

You should be able to find most of them under $10. Here is the list:
  • Ever After
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • Moonstruck
  • What Happens in Vegas
  • 27 Dresses
  • Just Married
  • The Princess Bride
  • Just My Luck
  • A Good Year
  • Unfaithful
I saw When Harry Met Sally in the $5 bins at Walmart a few weeks ago, so I think I will be heading there. What Happens in Vegas was another great one too. A great idea would be to watch them with your bridal party, open a bottle of wine and enjoy!

My Weekend Shopping Trips

Our power has been on and off the last few days, so I haven't been able to post as much as I wanted to.

Not that I needed more cereal, but now I wish I had waited. I got 4 boxes of Cheerios at Kmart for only $.50/each. Yep, they had 4/$6( last week) and I had 4 coupons for $1 off.

If you didn't get this deal, be on the lookout for specially marked boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Trix, and Reese’s Puffs that have movie cash codes. Through June 30th, you can get a free movie ticket when you enter two codes from these boxes. The ticket value is up to $12, and you’ll have 60 days to use it from the time you enter your codes. Get more details here. I wish they had these boxes at Kmart yesterday.

Get some great coupons for these cereals here and here or check your coupons from 1/3- you should have a $1.00 off 3 coupon.

Kmart has started their Blue Light Specials Deals this weekend. While I was there I asked about when they would be having double coupons again. Customer Service said that decision comes from Corporate and she didn't hear anything yet. Cross your fingers- I hope there is one soon.

I'll post about my Walgreens and CVS trips tomorrow..Enjoy!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Applebee's Deals

Heading out for "Date Night' tonight? Stop into Applebee's for a great healthy meal that won't hurt your wallet. I enjoy my Saturday night "Date Nights" with my husband. Tonight we will be heading to Applebee's as I have a $20 Rewards Card to use from the holidays!

Applesbee's is still running there 2 for $20 deal, as well as now offering meals under 550 calories. They all look so yummy and they are about $10/each. Here are a few to get your taste buds going:

Check out all the great Under 550 Calories Dishes Here.

Here is more info on the 2 for $20 deal. You get one appetizer and two entrees. There are so many choices- I wonder what I'll get tonight..Enjoy!

Origins: Free Mini-Facial 1/21-1/24

Origins is offering a FREE Age-erasing Mini-Facial next weekend (1/21-1/24), but you should book your appointment now. If you make a purchase, you can choose between a FREE 6-week supply or Drink Up Intensive Overnight mask or Clear Improvement Active charcoal mask as well.

For all the Brides-It is very important to get your skin in tip top shape prior to your wedding. Stop in and ask the experts what products would be great for your skin.

Find a store near you and get more details here.

Friday, January 15, 2010

GAP Sale

If you are heading to the mall this weekend, stop into GAP as they are running an EXTRA 40% off sale on all clearance merchandise. Print this coupon and bring it with you for an EXTRA 20% off. Coupon good through 1/30 and you can use it on-line as well, Coupon Code GAP20...Enjoy!

P.S.- While you are at the mall, pick up your FREE Aveda Samples.