Thursday, August 11, 2011

Giveaway Winner!!!! Kroger $25 Gift Card

The Winner of the $25 Kroger Gift Card is: Dolphin Girl---- Congrats!!!

Dolphin Girl said...

I am excited for cereal. My family loves all kids of cereal.

You have 48 hours to respond to my email or I will pick another winner!!!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Giveaway: MyBlogSpark Kroger Cart Buster $25 Kroger Gift Card

What is better than Kroger’s already low everyday prices? The Kroger Cart Buster Savings Event! Starting today (August 3rd) there will be storewide savings in almost every department!

The event runs from July 31st through August 17th. During this time you can save on tons of brands from more than 100 categories. Brands include General Mills, PepsiCo, Unilever, Heinz, Mars, Wrigley and Kimberly Clark!

Some of your favorite products are included such as…

  • Honey Nut Cheerios
  • Yoplait
  • Pillsbury
  • Pepsi
  • Doritos
  • Gatorade
  • Smart Ones
  • Ore-Ida
  • Cottonelle
  • Viva
  • Breyer’s Ice Cream
  • Axe
  • Snickers
  • Pedigree
  • Orbit

The savings don’t stop with just Krogers! Look for savings at the Kroger Family of Stores as well! There will be tons of great deals to be had at the following stores…Kroger, Ralphs, King Scoopers, City Market, Dillons, Smith’s, Fry’s, QFC, Baker’s, Owen’s, Jay C Food Stores, Hilander, Gerbes, Food4Less, Fred Meyer, Pay Less Supermarkets and Scott’s food & Pharmacy.

Be sure to follow the Cartbuster “Deal of the Day” as well! The “Deal of the Day” begins on August 3rd and will tun until August 16th. You can download special offers on even more brands directly to your shopper card! Just visit

The Giveaway!

One Mandy's Frugal Journey reader will win one $25 Kroger gift card (Good at any of the Kroger. Co Family of Stores).

Main Entry: Tell me in a comment below which of your favorite products are you most excited to find savings on during the Cart Buster event at Kroger? Mine is hamburger helper :)

Bonus Entries: You must complete the main entry before any of the bonus entries. Leave a separate comment for each entry.

  • Like Kroger on Facebook! You will get one entry for this.
  • Follow Kroger on Twitter! One entry.
  • Blog about this giveaway and link to it so your friends can enter as well. You can get 5 bonus entries for this! Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry! If you do not have a blog, then post it on Facebook! You may share on facebook once a day everyday. Each day you post leave a seperate comment saying you did so. Leave me a link to the url of your post. You can do this by clicking the time under your post and it opens up a page with your posts. Send me that URL.
  • Follow my blog. One entry.

This Giveaway will end on August 10th, 2010 at midnight. I will announce the winner the next day. This is limited to US entries only.

Disclosure: The Kroger gift card, information, and giveaway have been provided by Kroger and General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

5/1 Wags Trip--- Saved 70%!!!

This was the results of 3 diff trans at 2 diff stores. I found all of my deals from southern savers!! Go HERE to see the matchups for this week!!! I spent $25.93 on everything and have $10 in RR to spend later!! So it was like paying $15.93 for everything!! :) The toilet paper alone would have been $20... so pretty good if you ask me!!

Trans #1: Metropolis Store
(2) Cottonelle $5 each = $10
used (2) $.50 printable
$1 wags in store coupon--may coupon booklet took off $2

Got back $3 RR for buying 2!!

Noxema Razors $3.99
used $2 Q from todays inserts

Got back $3 RR

Bic Soliel Razor $5.99 (BEST RAZORS EVER!!!)
used $3 from todays inserts

Got back $2 RR!!

2 Tylenol Precise $8.49 each
used $5 printable & $3 may coupon booklet coupon

= $.49 each---- love these!!!

(2) Right Guard Deo $2.99 each
used B1G1 Q from todays insert

Got back $2 RR

Spent: $17.74
Saved: $32.89
RR: $10

Trans #2 Paducah Southside store

(2) Cottonelle $5 each = $10
used (2) $.50 printable
$1 wags in store coupon--may coupon booklet took off $2

Got back $3 RR for buying 2!!

(2) Right Guard Deo $2.99 each
used B1G1 Q from todays insert

Got back $2 RR

(2) Scotch Magic Tape $.39 each (fillers)

Used $3 noxema RR & $2 Bic RR

Total: $6.78
Saved: $14.79

Trans #3: Paducah Southside Store

Noxema Razors $3.99
used $2 Q from todays inserts

Got back $3 RR

Bic Soliel Razor $5.99 (BEST RAZORS EVER!!!)
used $3 from todays inserts

Got back $2 RR!!

Used $3 Cottonelle RR & $2 Right Guard RR

Spent: $1.41
Saved: $13.20

Monday, April 11, 2011

4/10 Wags Trip

(2) Lysol Bathroom cleaner $2.99 B1G1 free
used $1/2 printable = $1.99 for 2!!

(2) Lysol 35 ct wipes $3.89 B1G1 free
used $1/2 printable = $2.89 for 2!!!

(14) Snickers Eggs $4.06
used (4) $1/2 coupons= $.06 for 14!!! <----- YUMMY!!! :)

(4) Hot Wheels Cars $5.16
Used in ad B1G1 coupon took off $2.58= $2.58 for 4
2 were to pacify my son and 2 are for his Easter basket--- 2 of them not pictured!!

Subtotal before tax was $7.52--- I have other items on this receipt as well. But they aren't calculated with my coupon savings.

Kroger saved 87%-- Free Cat Food

Can't find my reciept on this but i'm pretty sure I saved around 87%!!! I know that my total was $9.11.

Cat Food was free--- if you still have the purina beyond one cat food coupons you can get these free.

Lays chips were on sale $2.48 and I used a $.55 coupon that doubled to $1.10 off. So these were $1.38 each... not bad!!!

The Windex cleaner is part of the household mega event-- they were $1.49 each after mega sale and I had $.55 off that doubled to $1.10--- so $.39 each--- love this cleaner!!

Snickers eggs are $.50 and I had the $1/2 coupons making them FREE!!!! (Better deal this week at Wags-- they are $.29 each there so buy 7 and use the (2) $1/2 and you will get 7 for $.03!!)

Monday, March 28, 2011

3/28 Big John's Grocery Trip (local store)

I needed to stock up on some meat... so I ran to my local grocery store. Ground beef and chicken are on sale for $1.79lb!!!! When I was looking at the chicken I noticed it was all natural hormone free. I didn't know that they carried that... so I grabbed 3 packages of chicken breast and 2 packages of chicken breast tenders. The pork steak I grabbed was also natural/hormone free. I grabbed 2 packages of that at $2.18lb (not a great price-- but it's natural) I also grabbed 5lbs of ground beef. My meat totals were $33.23....

My total spent was $48.82--- the rest of it was a splurge... i'm making red velvet cake balls!! :o)

3/28---Kroger Mega Event saved 67%

We are trying to eat more natural & organic foods. So I was able to score a few Organic items this run.


Spinach $1.99--- managers spec.
Light Brown Sugar $3.15
Romaine Lett. $1.49 ---- managers spec.
Organic Potatoes $2.99

Mega Event:

6 Temptations Cat Treats $.99 each
used $1/2 Q

2 Fruity Peeble Treats $1.99
used $.75 Q

2 Sunny D $.99
used $.25 Q

4 Philly Cooking Cremes $1.99
used $1.50 Q

2 Dannon Yogurt $1.49
used $1 Q

2 Kraft Cheese $1.99
used $.55 Q

2 Axe Body Spray $3.39
used $1 Q

Axe Detailer & Axe Body Wash $3.39
used B1G1 Free Q

2 Classico Sauce $1.49
no coupon

4 Ronzoni Pasta $.49
used $1/2

2 Ritz Crackerfuls $1.99
used $1/2

Non Mega Event:

4 Purina Beyond Cat Food $2.99 each
used FREE coupon---all free

4 Huggies Baby Wipes $1.99
used $.50 Q= $.99 each

4 Yakisoba Meals $.99
used $.50 Q= FREE

Total Spent: $39.99
Saved: $79.67 or 67%

3/22 Kroger Mega Event --- (really late post)

I was able to grab all of this for $6.57!!!!!! That's a whopping savings of $107.08 or 95%!!!

I did this deal last week... and forgot to post it. These deals end tomorrow in my area.

The dog food is for donation!! The cans were free, and the bagged food was $.99 each!!!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Giveaway Winner!!!! Kroger $25 Gift Card

Congrats to Lesley!!! I will be contacting her by e-mail. If I don't hear back in 48 hours I will pick a new winner!!!
Lesley Mitchell said...

GFC follower

Friday, March 11, 2011

Kroger: Cereal & Cat Supply Stock up!!!

This was 2 different shopping trips between 2 diff days. I had 9 of the Daytona Mega Event catalina's so I was doing small transactions using my $3 catalinas. The cereal was purchased Sunday at 3 diff stores. And the cat stuff was bought today between 2 diff stores. I'm just going to combine each day and not go into huge detail.

Sunday Trip:
9 boxes of cereal $2.18 each
used $.75 coupons for cheerios
and $.55 for the cinn toast crunch. The $.55 doubled to $1.10
I used 3 catalina's. All sep trans.
Total for 9 boxes: $4.09 or $.45 each!!!!
Saved: $26.42 or 87%

Friday Trip:
2 Cat Litter $5.49 each
used $1 coupons

2 Kroger Cat food (for my stray cats) $1.79 for 3lbs

used (3) $3 catalinas.

Total Spent: $4.02
Total Saved: $14.72 or 79%

Friday, March 4, 2011

Walmart New OFFICIAL Coupon Policy!!!!

I'm so absolutely THRILLED about Walmart's new coupon policy. I have so many problems with coupons at walmart that I pretty much just gave up. But with this new FABULOUS policy I feel confident about shopping there again. I STRONGLY advise that you PRINT this out and keep it in your binder, coupon box, or purse!!! GO HERE TO PRINT THIS OUT!! Gosh can you tell i'm excited!?!?!?

Here's the new Policy!!! You can print the PDF file out from the above wesbite. I personally think that it would be better to have this copy rather than just printing out the wording.

Walmart Coupon Policy

Walmart accepts the following types of coupons (see guidelines below):
  • Manufacturers' coupons
  • Print-at-home internet coupons
    • Must be legible, have "Manufacturer Coupon" printed on them, have a valid remit address for the manufacturer, valid expiration date, and have a scannable bar code.
  • Competitors' coupons that feature a specific item for a specified price
    • for example, $2.99
  • Soft drink container caps
  • Checkout coupons
    • (also called "Catalinas") that are printed at our competitors' registers, have "Manufacturer Coupon" with specific requirements printed on them, a valid remit address for the manufacturer, valid expiration date, and a scannable bar code.
Walmart does not accept the following coupons:
  • Print-at-home Internet coupons that require no purchase
  • Competitors' coupons for dollars/cents or percentage off, buy one get one free, and double- or triple-value coupons
The following are guidelines and limitations:
  • Only one coupon per item is permitted.
  • Coupons must have an expiration date and be redeemed prior to expiration.
  • Coupons may exceed the price of the item. Change may be given or applied toward the cost of the basket purchase.
  • Walmart only accepts coupons for merchandise that we sell.
  • Coupons must be presented at the time of purchase.
  • We accept the following with Customer Service Supervisor/Management approval:
    • 40 or more coupons
    • Any coupon over $20
    • $50 or more in coupons in one transaction

Monday, February 28, 2011

Giveaway: MyBlogSpark Kroger Cart Buster $25 Kroger Gift Card

Instead of breaking your piggy bank, shop and save with the Cart Buster Savings Event exclusively at Kroger and the Kroger Family of Stores. You’ll see Big Savings Storewide!

From February 27th through March 12th, shop Kroger’s biggest-ever promotion and find the hottest prices around on more than 35 brands, across more than 60 categories from General Mills, P & G, Nestle, Pepsi and Kroger Banner Brands. During the Cart Buster Savings Event, you’ll find great savings in almost every department at the Kroger Family of Stores, which includes Kroger, Ralph’s, King Soopers, City Market, Dillons, Smith’s, Fry’s, QFC, Baker’s, Owen’s, Jay C Food Stores, Hilander, Gerbes, Food4Less, Pay Less Super Markets and Scott’s Food & Pharmacy.

Here are just a handful of the great brands participating in the event: Multigrain Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Hamburger Helper, Yoplait, Progresso, Totino’s, Green Giant, Cascadian Farm, Tide, Charmin, Bounty, Pampers, Pantene, Crest, Iams, Febreze, Old Spice, Bounce, DiGiorno’s, Nestle Toll House, Juicy Juice, Coffee-Mate, Edy’s, Stouffer’s, Lean Cuisine, Hot Pockets, Nestle Candy, Purina and many more!

Looking for even more ways to add money to your pocket? Visit to participate in their “Deal of the Day” promotion! During each day of Kroger’s Cart Buster Savings Event, be one of the first 1000 people to click on the deal link and receive a free load-to-card coupon for the featured daily item.

I hope to stock up on Purina, Juicy Juice, and maybe some diapers!!!

Thanks sooooo much to Kroger Family of Stores, General Mills, Nestle, Proctor & Gamble & MyBlogSpark for providing me with a $25 Gift Card. They are also giving one lucky Mandy's Frugal Journey reader a chance to win a $25 gift card too!!

Want a chance to win a $25 Kroger Gift card!?!!? Here's how to win!!!:

Mandatory: Tell me what you plan to stock up on at the Cart Buster event!! If you don't answer this question all other entries will be void. So you MUST answer this easy question!! :o)

Bonus Entries:
Leave a seperate comment for each.

1.) Follow me Via Google Friend Connect: 1 entry

2.) Subscribe to daily e-mails via feedburner: 1 entry (can be found on the right hand side of my blog)

3.) Blog about this giveaway: 5 entries (leave 5 sep comments & link to post)

4.) Share this on facebook: 1 entry per day you share (leave sep comment for each day)

This giveaway will end March 12th, 2011 @ midnight cst. I will draw a winner and contact them via e-mail. You will have 48 hours to respond or I will choose a new winner. This is open to US Residents only. Good Luck!!!

This prize was provided by Kroger family stores, and General Mills/Nestle/Proctor & Gamble through myblogspark.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Kroger Mega Event Trips #7&8 saved 78%

Trip #7:

10 Hefty Storage Bags $1.19 each = $11.90
used (5) $1/2 -$5
used $3 catalina

total:$4.43 gift card
saved: $24.60 or 86%

earned $3 catalina

Trip #8

(4) Biscuits
used (2) $.30/2 doubled to $.60

(4) Hefty Bags
used (2) $1/2

(6) Totino's Pizza
used (2) $.50/3 doubled to $1

(6) Chef Boyardee
used(2) $.35/3 doubled to $.70

Total: 8.96 ($2.04 on GC and $6.92 on debit card)
Saved: $24.00 or 72%

CVS-- Purex stock up!! Saved 96%

(4) Purex 3-in-1 Sheets: $3.99 each
(2) Purex $1.99 each

used (4) $3 for the 3-in-1
used (2) $1 for the reg.
also used $5 ecb

Total: $2.14 for 6!!!!
Saved: $48.20 or 96%

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Kroger Daytona Mega Trip #4,5,&6 saved 82%

Trip #4
8 Hefty Bags $1.19 each = $9.52
used (4) $1/2 = -$4
total= $5.52 for 8
12 Chef Boyardee $.69 each = $8.28
used (4) $.35/3 doubled to $.70each = -$2.80
total: $5.48 for 12
3 Snack Pack Pudding $3.00
used buy 4 chef boyardee get free pudding
total: 3 for FREE!!!
Used $3 catalina
Total: $7.94 used gift card
Saved: $29.95 or 79%

Trip #5:
6 Chef Boyardee $.69 each = $4.14
used (2) $.35/3 doubled to $.70each = -$1.40
total: $2.74 for 6
4 Gatorade $.69 each= $2.76
$5 ecoupon from pillsbury
Total: $.50!!!!!!!!!!!! used gift card
Saved: $9.98 or 95%
Got back $3 catalina

Trip #6
6 Totino's Pizza $.95 each = $5.70
used (2) $.50/3 doubled to $1= -$2
total: $3.70 for 6
10 Hefty Bags $1.19 = $11.90
used (5) $1/2 =-$5
total: $6.90 for 10
4 pillsbury biscuits $.99 each= $3.96
used (2) $.30/2 doubled to $.60
2 $.30 ecoupons = $1.80
total: $2.16
2 Malt O Meal Cereal $.99 each
used $2/2 coupon = FREE cereal!!! These bags are HUGE!!!
Used $3 Catalina
Total: $10.09 (used gift card)
Saved: $43.90 or 81%

Total Spent: $18.53 all on gift card!!!
Total Saved: $83.71 or 82%

I have (6) $3 catalina's left to spend!!! I have many more trips planned to use up my coupons!!

Kroger Daytona Mega Trip #2&3 saved 65%

Trip #2:

5 Poptarts- Mega Sale for $2.39 each = $11.95
used (2) $1/2 & (1) $.50 doubled to $1 = -$3
Total: $8.95 for 5 boxes

6 Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks/Fruit Roll Ups $1.69 each= $8.45
used (3) $1/2= -$3
Total: $5.45 for 6 boxes

6 Pizza Rolls $.95 each= $5.70
used (3) $.40/2 doubled to $.80 & (2) $.40 ecoupons = -$3.20
Total: $2.50 for 6 boxes

1 Coke Zero= $3.69
used free coupon from my coke rewards

2 hot/lean pockets $1.69 = $3.98
used $.75/2
Total: $3.23

4 Yakisoba Meals $.99 each = $3.96
used (4) $.50 = doubled to .99 each
4 for FREE

Also had a $2 ecoupon from Cellfire & used $3 catalina

Total: 16.22
Saved: 46.94 or 74%
Got Back (2) $3 catalinas & $3 catalina for buying 6 fruit snacks

Trip #3:

6 Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks/Fruit Roll Ups $1.69 each= $8.45
used (3) $1/2= -$3
Total: $5.45 for 6 boxes

14 Gatorade $.69 each= $9.66

Ground Beef: $13.61 Manager's Special saved $8.39

Used $3 daytona catalina & $3 betty crocker catalina

Total: $24.74
Saved: $30.19 or 55%

Got back (2) $3 catalinas

Total Spent on Both: $40.96
Total Saved: $77.13 or 65%

Wags: $.99 Purex Saved 87%

Yay for the wonderful $3 coupon that came out this past week. I decided to grab mine from Wags. These were on sale for $7.99 B1G1...

4 Purex: $15.98
used (4) $3 coupons: -$12
Total: $4.98 (after tax)
Saved: $31.98 or 87%

Friday, February 18, 2011

Daytona 500 Mega Event trip #1 saved 68%

Trans #1:

2 Poptarts $5.38
used $1/2 coupon

6 Chef Boyardee Ravioli $5.94
used (2) $.35/3 doubled to $.70/3

2 Campbell's Soup $3.18
used $.50/2 doubled to $1/2

-$3 for Daytona Mega Event

Total: $8.10
Saved $10.78 or 57%

Got Back $3 catalina

Trans #2:

2 Fruit Roll Ups $3.98
used $.50/2 doubled to $1/2
$.50/2 e-coupon

2 Fruit Snacks $3.98
used $.50/2 doubled to $1/2
$.50/2 e-coupon

6 Chef Boyardee $5.94
used (2) $.35/3 doubled to $.70/3

Used $3 catalina from prev purchase

-$3 for Mega Event Sale

Total: $3.50
Saved: $14.06 or 80%

Total Spent on Both: $11.60
Saved: $24.84 or 68%

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Kroger Mega Event 2/16-2/22

It's time for another Kroger Mega Event!! Yay!!! When you buy 10 particpating items you will get $3 off your order... will you also get back a $3 catalina to use on your next purchase!!!

You can go HERE to view the weekly ad.

There is also an instant win game to win free products from Kroger... go here to play that!!!

Bethany does all the match ups for the Delta area. So be sure to check her out to see what's on sale!!! :o)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Last Kroger Mega Event Trip saved 70%

This was 2 transactions at 2 diff stores on the last day of the sale.

I ordered 20 coupons for the dixie plates... and the expired yesterday. So I was hoping that they had 20 packages left between the 2 stores I shop at. I bought 10 from each store and there were more left on the shelf.

20 The plates were $.49 each after my $1 coupon.
4 Carmex was $.40 each after coupon.
6 The Knorr's Sides were $.50 each.
2 Dove Deodorant was free after $2 coupon.
6 Balance bars for $.17 each.
2 Gardetto's-- used 2 $.50 printable & $.50 ecoupon. $1.08 for 2 bags.
22- Monster drinks $.99-- my hubs loves these... we stocked up. They are like almost $3 at the gas station!!!

Total Spent: $41.09
Total Saved: $95.08 or 70%

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Welcome Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Mandy's Frugal Journey!!! If you choose to follow please leave a comment so I can visit your blog and follow you back!!!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Yoplait Orginal Yogurt Prize Pack Winner!!!

Congrats to Louis!!! I will be contacting you by e-mail. You have 48 to respond or I will pick a new winner.
Raven In A Blue Room said...

Google Friends Connect - following your blog publicly as Louis
schnitzomage {at} gmail {dot} com

Friday, February 4, 2011

2/3 Kroger Mega Event Trip #3

19 Monster Drinks
12 Mac N Cheese Cups
4 Reach Toothbrushes
4 Reach Access Flossers
1 Dixie Paper Plates

Total Spent: $27.51
Total Saved: $51.42 or 65%

2/3 Wags--- Stock up on almonds!!!

4 Emerald Almonds B1G1 $5.99 = $11.98
used 4 $1 coupons from 1/30 RP

4 Laffy Taffy (clearance-filler) $.05 each = $.20

Used $5 RR

Total: $3.18
Saved: $20.98

(My husband just updated and told me he didn't think these almonds tasted good... so I guess I won't be purchasing these anymore... anyone else had them before???)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Welcome Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Mandy's Frugal Journey!!! If you choose to follow please leave a comment so I can visit your blog and follow you back!!!

Also make sure and check out my giveaway and enter!!! :o)

Have a Happy Wednesday!!!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Organize in Style coupon booklet

Just go on over here to snag a FREE Organize in Style coupon booklet. This new coupon booklet is filled with over $35 in high value P&G coupons! You’ll get coupons for Cascade, Dawn, Febreze and more. One coupon to note is valid for $1/1 Dawn Hand Renewal with Olay. This product often goes on sale for $1 at CVS and Rite Aid, so FREE after the coupon!

*Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

Thanks Hip2Save!!!!

Monday, January 31, 2011

New Printables from Nestle

Go HERE to print off the above coupons!! The Juicy Juice will double at Kroger to take $1 off, and the $2 Stouffer's coupon is great!! I love the lasagna!!! :o) You may have to register. Remember to hit your back button to print twice.

1/30 Kroger Mega Event Trip #2 Saved 66%

I did my 2nd round of Kroger shopping!!! I won't get into details... there are a lot of coupons used. You can go here & here to see matchups.

I got:
10 cans of hunt's tomatoes
7 Kraft Cheese 16ct. Singles
2 Gardetto's
2 Sobe
4 Uncle Ben's Rice
4 Chicken N a Biscuit Crackers
3 Goldfish Crackers
1 Pepperidge Farm Cheese Crackers
4 Keebler Grasshopper Cookies
6 Balance Bar
6 I can't believe it's not butter
3 rotel
20 Monster Drinks (for hubby.. he paid me back for them)
15 Kraft easy mac
2 Garden of Eatin Chips

4 All Detergent
9 Soft Soap (non mega event)
3 Dixie Paper Plates
4 J&J baby care (baby shower)
1 Toilet Cleaner (non mega event)

Total Spent: $84.58
Saved: $167.06 or 66%

1/30 CVS---- Super Cheap Ragu!!!

I stopped by CVS last night to stock up on Ragu!!! We use 2 jars of sauce everytime we have spaghetti. It's on sale this week 3/$5. When you buy $15 worth of select products you get back $5ECB.

9 jars of Ragu $15
used 3/$1.25 from 1/30 RP -$3.75

also used $10ecb

Total: $1.25
Saved: $18.46

Got back $5ecb

1/30 Wags----- $.50 Dove Deodorant

Dove is on sale this week for $3.75 each or 4/$15!!!! Also you get back a $5 RR!!! There are $2 coupons in the 1/30 RP.

Here's the deal:

4 Dove Deodorant $15
used 4 $2 coupons= -$8

Total: $7.90
Saved: $10.96

Got back $5 RR!!! They were $.50 each after RR!!! Yay!!! I plan to use my $5RR to spend less out of pocket on other things this week.

Giveaway- Yoplait Orginal Yogurt Prize Pack

Now with two times the amount of calcium of the leading yogurt, that´s 50 percent of the Daily Value in one convenient 6-ounce cup, Yoplait Original yogurt provides women with an easy and delicious way to get the calcium they need. Yoplait Original also contains 50 percent of the Daily Value of vitamin D, which helps with the absorption of calcium. Yoplait is committed to women´s health and is proud to offer a product that has even more of the calcium and vitamin D they need for strong, healthy bodies.

Yoplait Original Style yogurt is available in 4-cup packs and easy-to-store 8-cup fridge packs in 23 delicious flavors including Strawberry, French Vanilla, Harvest Peach, and Blackberry Pomegranate.

I will say that i'm a VERY VERY picky eater. I've tried yogurt in the past and haven't really care for the taste too much. But I will say that I really do like the yoplait yogurt. Our fridge is always stocked with yoplait yogurt for myself, my son, and my hubby. My flavor of choice is strawberry!!! :o)


Go to Yoplait's facebook page to get a coupon for a free cup of yogurt!!! :o)


Giveaway: (1) Reader will win a Yoplait gift pack that includes a *VIP Coupon for a free sample of Yoplait Original yogurt, as well as a duffel bag, speed rope, water bottle and sport towel.

Mandatory Entry:

Tell me your favorite flavor of yoplait!!! (1 entry)

Bonus Entries:

1. Follow Mandy's Frugal Journey via Google Friend Connect. (1 entry)

2. Blog about this giveaway. (5 entries-- leave a seperate comment for each, leave link in comments)

3. Share on facebook!!! You can do this everyday and earn an entry (Seperate comment for each day)

4. Sign up to receive daily e-mails. This can be found on the right side toolbar. (1 entry)

This giveaway will end Monday, Feb 7th, 2011 @ 8pm CST. I will choose a winner via This giveaway is open to US residents. The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize. I will annouce the winner on here and contact by e-mail.

I was provided with a prize pack from Yoplait through MyBlogSpark. All opinions are mine!!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Kroger Mega Event Trip #1 76% Savings

Wooohoooo it's a start of a new Mega Event!!!! I only bought a few things this trip because I was walking the store comparing prices and seeing if I could find anything else. I got all of my match ups from HERE. Also Bethany does the match ups for the Delta Region.

Trans #1

(2) Garden of Eatin' chips $1.49 x2 = $2.98
There were $1 peelies on the bag
$.49 each!!!!

(4) Kettle Brand Chips $.99 x 4 = $3.96
(2) $1/2 Printable
$.49 each!!!

(4) Horizon Milk 3 packs $1.99 x 4= $7.96
(2) $1 from HERE
(2) $.55 from HERE
$3.76 for 4

Total: $6.70
Saved: $26.00 or 79%

Trans #2

6 Honest Tea = $6.54
used (3) $.50 from HERE
$1/2 Tearpad above product
$2.54 for 6

(4) Finish Dish Det $13.96
used (4) $2.25
$4.96 for 4

Total: $8.16
Saved: $22.00 or 74%

Total Spent: $14.86
Total Saved: $48.00 or 76%

Friday, January 14, 2011

Walmart Christmas Clearance 75% off

I was able to grab all of these Christmas goodies for around $25!!! Woohoo!!! Can't find the receipt on this... but most of the items bought were $.25!!! I got stuff for baking, goody bags, 2 tins, takeout boxes, cupcake holders, cookie cutters, gift bags, tissue paper, tons of stocking stuffers, ribbon, gift sets, and curling ribbon!!!

CVS Shopping!!!! Saved 75%

I haven't been shopping at CVS in a while... I even let $10 in ECB's expire... shame on me.. I know!!! Luckily one of the CVS's I shop at takes expired ECB's. So I used those up in trans #1... which I can't find my reciept....

Maybelline Powder 50% off
Physicians Formula Eye Shadow 75% off
Stride Gum
Eclipse Gum

I threw the gum in because my total wasn't to my ECB total. I think I spent like.. $.95 on all of that. I would guess that my savings was around $15. So not too shabby!!!

Trans #2 This was done at a diff CVS...

6 Diet Dr. Pepper... I pulled up just as the pepsi truck was unloading!!! Score for me! :o) $20

4 Rimmel EyeShadow Quad's $1.85 each = $7.40
used 10% CVS beauty coupon -$.74
used (2) $2 Rimmel Q's & (2) $1 Rimmel q's= $.66 for 4 eyeshadows!!!!!!!!

Dove Choc Bar $.89 used $.50 Q from CVS machine.

Total: $22.70
Saved: $42.74
Earned $10.89 ECB

Trans #3 (Same CVS as previous just 6 hours later, went after work)

6 Diet Dr. Pepper $20

Used $10.89 ECB

Total: $10.31
Saved: $23.83
Earned $10 ECB

Trans #4: Same CVS back to back

4 Airwick Refills $20
used (2) B1G1 q's = -$10

also used $10 ECB

Total: $1.20 (all tax)
Saved: $25.16
Earned $10 ECB

So Let's Recap....

Total Spent: $35.16
Total Saved: $ 106.73 or 75%
ECB Left: $10