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Free Sample of Salonpas Patch for Pain Relief


Hurry, I just signed up and only 639 available right now. Get a free sample of Salonpas Patch, Free offer good while supplies last. Requesters must be at least 18 years of age. Offer valid in the 50 United States including APO/FPO addresses, and District of Columbia. Limit of one request per household. Either SALONPAS® PAIN RELIEF PATCH or ARTHRITIS PAIN sample will be mailed.

I'll pass this onto my Dad : )


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Hurry: Free Cover Girl Mascara, Olay Cleanser or Venus Razor

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or
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or
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You will then be set up with ShopText and won’t need to repeat this step again to take advantage of future ShopText Free samples. You will also be able to log in to your account and check the status of your order.

Please note that standard instant messaging charges do apply.


Our Fun Free Day

I'm reporting back on our Fun Free Day

We hit Lowes at 10am and the kids had a blast making their bug box.  The Recommended age for attendees was Grades 1st - 5th - however my son who is 5 had no issues putting this together by himself.  My daughter needed help but had fun hitting the nails in.  There were a lot of other parents and kids there who were not in these grades too.



The kids also picked up their free apron, goggles, badge and certificate plus we all got a free Wendy's Frosty Slurpee Jr coupon (even the adults- yay).  I was very impressed by the activity and will definetely take the kids back. 

 The next Lowes activity is on August 21st and you can make a free school bus pencil box (get them in the mood for back to school).  Sign your kids up here.

The one after that is on 9/11 and you'll get to build a free Pet Leash holder

Home Depot has a similar free Build it program offered on the first Saturday of each month at all stores.

So we headed to Wendy's after for a quick bite and a slurpee.  Then onto the Disney Store.  We got there 15 minutes early and got into the event just in the nick of time as it was restricted to a certain number of kids.

The kids got to color in Phineas and Ferb

Then we watched a Phineas and Pherb Cartoon.

We got the Perry the Platypus inactive figurine but decided to take it home and work on it on Sunday as there was really no space to work with it at the store.

We didn't make it to Borders for "The adventures of Ook and Gluk" as we were all a bit pooped after the morning of fun activities.

If you spend a little time on the net you will be amazed at how many free activities there are for adults and kids in your local area.  I'm all about making lasting fun memories with my kids and these free events help make them a little more sweeter for my purse strings.

Tommorow, as well as making the Perry the Platypus inactive figurine, I'll be making candy Gummies with the kids.  Glee Gum is a sponsor of my Blogmania 2010 giveaway extravaganza and the kids and I will be reviewing the candy making kit in order to report back and promote my early giveaway entries.  Be on the look out for this post.

Plus I need to squeeze in some more canning.  I have a big basketful of plum tomatoes ready to be canned, plus cucumbers ready for pickling.  No rest for the wicked ; )

Make some fun money with Surveys - $15 cash survey giveaway too - enter now


While I'm on the internet emailing or surfing deals I multitask and also try to fill out a few surveys.  While these online surveys are not going to let me give up my dayjob and make me rich, it does provide me with ways to earn a little fun money and also sometimes I get to try out new products and earn some extra money.

There are so many online survey companies that I thought I'd list out a few here for you.  Don't try to sign up for them all as you'll be overwhelmed by emails and also as I said it won't make you rich so concentrate on one or two and do all their surveys so you can cash out quicker as some sites require a minimum number of points or cash accumulation to cash out.  It can be frustrating but stick with one or two and see how it goes.

I'm personally with PineCone Research - although they have limited exclusive openings so sign up quick here.  I regularly get surveys and get paid $3 for each and then I've also had a few products sent to me to try out and then completed a survey to get a $10 Amazon gift card.  If you are from Canada here is a link to sign up for Pine Cone Research Canada.

 and I also have signed up with My Points (see discussion below) 

and also I'm signed up with Toluna USA (I've gotten a few checks from them)

Inbox Dollars
Inbox Dollars offer $5 sign on bonus
Members are "rewarded" for:
Reading Email
Shopping Online
Trying Brand Name Products
Taking Surveys Online
Playing Games

MyPoints
I have a Mypoints account through my affiliation with BzzzAgent
Members are "rewarded" for the following through points which you can redeem for prizes. I'm working towards a gift card. 
Reading Email
Shopping Online
Taking Surveys Online
Playing Games

GlobalTestMarket
Global Test Market
At the current exchange rate 1,000 points will earn you fifty US dollars which is also the minimum cash out level. The good thing about Global Test Market is that they reward loyalty and the more surveys you complete the more points per survey you will get.

As a panel member, the National Consumer Panel will provide you with a hand-held scanner. Every time you or members of your household shop, you’ll use the scanner to scan the barcodes on all of your purchases. Then, once a week, you'll send us your purchase information.  Earn valuable points, which are redeemable for electronics, household items, jewelry, toy, gift cards, and more. Panelists must have a rotary Land Line Phone, not connect to VOIP.


Ipsos
Earn points through surveys and redeem for prizes



ok here's the giveaway part

I found some more Kraft Mayo Shop coupons and could not resist and brought some more Kraft Mayo with those delicious surveys attached which yields a $15 cash card after successful completion.

Now to enter follow these instructions:

Mandatory:
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AND
make a comment below telling me which online surveys you signed up for or participate in already

Extra entries:
Like me on Google Friend Connect
Like me on Facebook ( AddictedtoFreebies)
Follow me on Twitter ( Freebie Alerts)

I have 2 surveys and will pick 2 winners on Tuesday at 9pm.  So giveaway ends Tuesday 17th August at 9pm.  Good luck!

My awesome Genuardis deal


Today I ran to Genuardis after work with my daughter.

Here's what I got (I got everything on one transaction but I broke them down for ease of review).
Pillsbury Sweet Moments Molten Lava Browies $2.49
Used 50c/1in-ad coupon (see store flyer)
 Used $1 Cellfire Coupon (download onto your store card)
=FREE

Tide Stain Release $6.99 (mine was priced at $6.99 not $5.99)
Use $3 MQ (8/1 PG)
Use $3 PG eSaver eCoupon
= $1 (not bad, but I really needed it, my kids clothes come back so dirty from summer camp)

These following deals are part of the buy 4 get $4 deal (note you can do this for a max of 20 products per store card - I brought 12 products in one transaction and it worked beautifully)
Brought (3) Fiber One Granola Bars $1.49X3=$4.47
Brought (4) Nature Valley Granola Bars $1.494=$5.96
(can only buy the sweet and salty or oast 'n honey)
There were no Nature Valley Nut Clusters coupons or ecoupons so had to improvise and get an extra Sweet and Salty Nature Valley Granola bar
Brought (1) Honey Graham Cereal $1.49 (not a big fan of cheerios plain)
Use (3) .50 Fiber One Coupon from HERE or HERE or HERE = minus $1.50
Used .50 Fiber One Cellfire Coupon and Used .50/2 Fiber One Shortcuts eCoupon = minus $1
Use (4) .50 Nature Valley Coupon from HERE or HERE or HERE = minus $4 (my coupons doubled)
Got back $3.50 Catalina coupon for buying 5 Nature Valley Granola Bars or Fiber One Granola Bars!
=$1.92 after coupons and catalina coupon

Brought (4) Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks (Stickerz & Fruit Roll ups) .99X4=$3.96
 Used (2) .50/2 Fruit Snacks Coupon or HERE or HERE or HERE or HERE = minus $2 (coupon doubled)
 Used .50/2 Cellfire eCoupon and used .50/2 Shortcuts eCoupon = minus $1
 Get $2 Catalina for buying 4
=$1.04 Money Maker after coupons and catalina coupon

I brought some Trix yogurt too as my kids wanted some yogurt
I brought two for $4
Use 75c/2 coupon from here (doubles to $1.50)
I had 2 75c/1 ecoupons come off from shortcuts and cellfire
= $1 for 2 packs

So after all said and done I only paid $2.88 for everything above. I brought some extra groceries and used my $5 kraft deluxe catalina coupon to rollover.

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Free LOreal Magazine, Coupons and Samples - Canada only


For all my Canada readers - sign up HERE to receive L'Oreal's new bi-annual magazine Beaute. This magazine contains:

•Behind-the-scenes insights into celebrity beauty and style;
•VIP glamour tips from L'Oréal Paris experts;
•Exclusive coupons and samples.

I'm not sure if there is a limit but hurry and sign up so you can receive the first issue the week of September 20th!. I can't wait to receive my first magazine to see all the great tips, coupons, and samples!


Thanks FrugalracingfanMommy

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10 Free Products still available


Its still available - sign up with Vista Print and to celebrate their 10th Anniversary they are offering you 10 free products.  All you pay is shipping!!!  Start thinking Christmas gifts.  The photo wall calender and tote bag is a great gift for your Mum and Dad.

Here's what you'll get:
250 free business cards
140 free return address labels
1 free rubber stamp
1 sticky note pad
1 photo wall calender
1 flip book
1 free tote bag
1 free mug
1 free notebook with photo
1 free mousepad

Remember these are all custom designed with your own creative juices - so download your photo or design and you''ll have 10 gifts which you can choose to keep or give to your loved one.  Think Christmas : )

Here's my free business cards that I designed recently and ordered.  Shipping and handling was $5.67 for me, but might be more for all 10 products.  This deal is even better.  This is too good to pass up on!


Sign up here and order your 10 freebies.



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HURRY: 2 Free Games of Bowling


Lumber Liquidators and the P.B.A are doing a Free Bowling Giveaway where you can win 2 Free Games of Bowling! Just a answer a question, even if you get it wrong you can answer again. The promotion is limited to the first five thousand (5,000) valid submissions received. They mail you the coupons. I got the answer correct (I guessed) and can't wait to get the free bowling tickets, did you get in? GO HERE


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So many free kids events for Saturday 14th

Saturday will be a busy day for the kids and I.  Hubby is away on a business trip so the kids and I are on a  playdate with a friend and traveling all around to the following free events.  We're so excited!

10am - attending a Lowe’s Build and Grow clinic to make a free wooden project.  Each participant will also receive a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certification of merit upon completion of their project.  Also, each participant will get a coupon for a Free Wendy’s Jr. Frosty too.

August 14th - make a free bug box


12PM - Head to Wendy's for lunch to use our free Wendy's Jr. Frosty from the Lowe's Clinic

1PM Then we're heading to the mall to the Disney Store to Make a Perry the Platypus Inaction Figure. Minimum age for participation is 3 years. Event subject to change or cancellation without notice.  Call your local store to confirm participation. While supplies last.


2PM Off to Borders to celebrate the release of " The Adventures of OOK and GLUK".  There will be activities, giveaways and more!


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WOW - luckily all the stores are close, we'll see if we can make all 4 stops.  My kids will hopefully pass out nicely on the drive home ; )


Free activites we won't be going to due to tight schedule above ; )

There's also a free demo event at Michael's on Saturday from 10-2 - but just a demo

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From 11-4, select Walmart Stores will be celebrating Dora's 10th birthday. When you arrive at Walmart, head over to join the adventure at the Bright Ideas event station in Toys, where you’ll snag party favors like cupcakes and a free 5×7 photo card with Dora in her special birthday dress.  Click here for more information and for a list of participating stores.


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Free Lawry's

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There's a 50c/1 Lawry's Seasoning here that you should print and keep in your coupon clutch.  I've seen these go on sale for a $1 periodically so free seasoning!  Remember you can print twice per computer.

Other printable you should print while you are on the coupon.com site is the mentos gum (55c/1).  I'll wait till they go on sale for a $1 and then swoop in ; )

Safeway/Genuardis Big Bunch of Freebies - yay for free groceries


I loved the free Kraft Deluxe cheese from Genuardis this week.  Well tommorow (8/13) starts a new sale week and here are the freebies, so don't forget to roll your catalina coupon from the Kraft Cheese deal.

Wish-Bone salad Dressing 16oz .99 with in-ad coupon
Use 50 cent Wish-Bone printable Coupon (that doubles)
=FREE

Pillsbury Cookie Dough or Sweet Moments $1.99 with in-ad coupon
 Use $1 Cellfire Coupon (download onto your store card)
=FREE

Tide Stain Release $5.99
Use $3 MQ (8/1 PG)
Use $3 PG eSaver eCoupon
=FREE!

Safeway is starting another new Buy 4, Save $4 Mix and Match Sale this week. Buy 4 participating products and save $4 instantly. The prices below assume you are buying 4 participating items.  So that means you need to buy 4 of any of the following items to get the $4 off!!!!!  Plus don't forget to buy some extra items to absorb the overage - cellfire and shortcuts does some funny things and I always end up in the negative.  Oh and add every cellfire and shortcut ecoupon onto your store card too.

General Mills Cherrios 8.9oz $1.49
= 6 cents Money Maker

Nature Valley Nut Clusters 5oz $1.49
=.51 Money Maker! A+

Fiber One Granola Bars 7oz $1.49
-(2) .50 Fiber One Coupon or HERE or HERE or HERE
=.02 Money Maker! A+

 There is also a catalina on Nature Valley Granola Bars and Fiber One Granola Bars!
Buy 3, Get $1.50
Buy 4, Get $2,50
Buy 5, Get $3.50
Suggest scenario (do this in one transaction alone)
Buy (3) Fiber One Granola Bars $1.49
Buy (3) Nature Valley Granola Bars $1.49
Buy (1) Nature Valley Nut Clusters $1.49
Buy (1) General Mills Cherrios $1.49
-(2) .50 Fiber One Coupon or HERE or HERE or HERE
Use .50 Fiber One Cellfire Coupon
Use .50/2 Fiber One Shortcuts eCoupon
Use (3) .50 Nature Valley Coupon or HERE or HERE or HERE
Use $1 Nut Clusters Shortcuts eCoupon
Get $3.50 Catalina coupon
=$1.13 Money Maker!

Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks 5.4oz .99
There is also a catalina on Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks!
Buy 3, Get $1.50
Buy 4, Get $2
Buy 5, Get $3
Suggested scenario (do this in a separate transaction)
Buy (4) Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks 5.4oz .99
 Use (2) .50/2 Fruit Snacks Coupon or HERE or HERE or HERE or HERE
 Use .50/2 Cellfire eCoupon
 Use .50/2 Shortcuts eCoupon
 Get $2 Catalina for buying 4
=$1.04 Money Maker!

Big Thanks to Mojosavings -I'm heading there tommorow!  I'll let you know how I make out.  I'm spending tonight printing coupons! 

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Free fun business cards


Head on over to Starbucks.com to make your free business cards.  Yes how strange - but I made some using my Freebie Junkie info!  Can't wait to see what they look like - I had them mailed to me !

Also print a very rare buy 1 Starbucks Doubleshot Energy + Coffee and Get 1 Free coupon!

Thanks Hip2save

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Coupon Sign ups

I love couponing and the best part is, there are so many different ways to get coupons.  I think the easiest way is through online sign ups or printable websites.  Not only do you save yourself gas to drive yourself to get the weekend paper but with a few clicks of your mouse in your comfort of your home you can get coupons delivered to your mailbox (snail mail and/or email) or printer all for free.  

Just a few hints though - set yourself up with a new email account (e.g. gmail) so that you can send all sign up email to this account.  This way you are not clogging up your regular email with junk emails.  Believe me, the sign ups will send you emails on a daily basis and while its easy to unsubscribe - do you really have time to unsubscribe to a million different companies?

So here I have compiled some good online sites:
Sign up for up for $10.50 in coupons from Arm & Hammer® Clumping Cat

Dollar General - Savings Zone
Sign up for Savings Zone emails for coupons, specials/promotions, sweepstakes and more from Dollar General.

Become a member of Right at Home (Part of SC Johnson) and get great coupons, offers, time-saving tips and recipes



Sign up and receive a certificate for a free sample of Enfamil Baby Formula.

Home Depot Garden Club

Home Depot Movers

I love printable coupon sites like coupons.com and redplum.com below
Red Plum


Coupons.com

PPGazette.com

More free SOBE starting Sunday

CVS has the B1G1 SOBE water sale again starting this Sunday.  Yahoo!

Print the B1G1 coupon Sobe water coupon here (if you haven't already done so).  You can print two per computer.  Also play the SOBE game each day to see if you can score a B1G1 printable coupon.  I've printed so many.  I love free drinks.  Luckily my stores take a B1G1 coupon for a B1G1 sale.  Hope yours does too.

Free Starkist Tuna

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There are a couple of new Starkist Tuna Pouch printable coupons available:

$0.75/1 Starkist Yellofin Tuna in EVOO

$0.75/1 Starkist Low Sodium Tuna Pouches

Printing instructions:
1. Log in or register with Starkist.
2. After logging in, go to "Products"
3. Look for the banner that says "Click Here for Coupons." (at the top right of the page)
4. Choose one or both coupons to print.

Starkist Tuna Pouches are often on sale for around $1, so this should make for some FREE tuna if your store doubles.  I use these to make tuna sandwiches for lunch.

Thanks Deal Seeking Mom

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