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HOT: Free Photobook - Great for Christmas Presents

Picaboo


Don't you wish we could go back to rolls of film for the camera, this way you know for sure that the pictures you take will be printed and you'll get round to storing them neatly into a book.  Instead mine just sit on my camera disk or on my laptop.  My poor kids only have their first year book as mementos.  Well not to fear - Picaboo is offering a Photo book worth $39 all for free (just pay $8 shipping). You can finish off your kids album or this would make a great Christmas gift for the Grandparents! What a nice freebie.

Here's how to get your free photobook:
Go here to Picaboo and create your account. (remember, you can create a new account for each email address)


Use coupon code: 1FBLGB-7W for a Free Hardcover Photo book for first time customers. exp 12/31/10.

Or you can use coupon code: PNTG50 to get 50% off your order for existing members. exp 12/31/10.

These books are beautiful keepsakes!

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Focusing on $700 worth of Freebies Giveaway

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We're taking a well earned vacation to see my family this week.    

Since Blogmania is just round the corner (September 15-16th to be precise) I will be focusing on the biggest freebie giveaway event itself as who wouldn't like to score $700+ worth of freebies from The Freebie Junkie's sponsors?  Or how about $40,000+ from 175 other bloggers.  Tommorow is the last day to enter the early entry giveaways so click here and scroll to the bottom to enter them all - the more you enter the higher the chance of winning - I recently won 2 prizes from other bloggers and know first hand it is feasible to win.

I have scheduled some fun posts prior to the Blogmania event where you can earn yourself some extra last minute entries, so come back Monday & Tuesday to see those and my friend Amy from Rockindeals4you will keep you Freebie Addicts supplied with the Drug Store Freebies - so check her blog out here and see what freebies you can score at the drug stores this week.

I'll be BACK as the Terminator likes to say.
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No really, I'll be on periodically throughout the week as much as my family will allow ; )  and I'll also be notifying the randomly picked winners of Blogmania 2010 too ; )


Kraft $5/5 coupon has reset - hurry print again

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The Kraft $5/5 coupon has reset - yay
Here's a great Kraft dairy printable - click here to print a $5 off any 5 Kraft cheese or dairy products. 

Not sure of any new Free Cheese deals but print and hold onto them as you never know when a freebie will come up.

911 Remembrance

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Today is 9/11

9 years ago today, terrorists changed the lives of everyone around the world especially the American people

Lets remember all those who lost their lives on 9/11 and also to those who died post 9/11

Where were you on 9/11?

  I was visiting my boyfriend (now husband) in St Louis and I was home alone watching the news with my cup of tea and saw footage of the first plane hit the tower.  I thought it was just a tragic accident, but then shortly after, the news channel showed the second plane penetrate the second tower, then did I realise this was not an accident but an act of sheer and barbaric terrorism.  I spent the next few days like every person in the US glued to the TV in disbelief.

Lets use this day productively to honor the fallen

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Free Chips & Queso


While you are out shopping this weekend why don't you head out to Chili's for lunch or dinner for a break.  To sweeten the trip print this coupon to get a Free Chili's Appetizer (Chips & Queso) when you join Chili's email club.

Don't forget to check coupons.com for printable coupons or check against the coupon database at weusecoupons.com.  Never leave the house without coupons ; )

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New Pampers Gift to Grow Code - 20 points

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Here's a new Pampers Code for 20 points
GIFTS2GROWBONUS


Here are some other codes you can try.....

Free Parenting webinar + free cooler bag

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I recently partnered up with Kelly from Easylunchboxes.com to undertake a review and giveaway of their great kids lunchboxes for the Back to School giveaway.

Kelly sent an email letting me know that she has partnered up with Amy McCready from Positive Parenting Solutions to offer a FREE live training webinar this Tuesday, September 14 from 9:30-10:30 Eastern / 6:30-7:30 Pacific. The session is…Get Kids to Listen without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling and I think it’s a topic that all parents can use!  All you have to do is RSVP and then kick back and learn the proven strategies to Get Kids to Listen without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling!  Webinar seating will be limited so learn more and RSVP today!

Now I'd pay to go to this seminar!  My little one who's going through her terrible 3s is giving me a run for my money these days ; (


kelly also mentions her container sets are SOLD OUT - thats an amazing feat since she does not do paid advertising, it was all through word of mouth review and giveaways by bloggers : )

Another shipment is currently in production but will not be delivered until mid to late October.  But for those who are patient enough to order Kelly is offering a FREE GIFT for your patience.  ORDER NOW and Kelly will include a FREE cooler bag ($7.95 Value) if your order contains our back-ordered container set(s). Sorry, color choice is not an option for free item. Partial orders are not shipped though. Your complete order and free gift will be shipped when the container sets are back in stock. Thats a great compromise : )

Hope you will take advantage of these two great offers


Update on the Free Dryel!


For those who:

- missed out on the free dryel deal posted here
- or like me forgot to print the rebate form out to find it has already been removed from the website although you purchased within the specified dates

Well good news, I contacted Dryel and told them my predicament and I got a great response back the other day!

“We extended the Free offer online because of the demand we were getting for it. Although the date says August 31, we have alerted our fulfillment agency to accept any purchases through the September 30. We hope that you find that this extended month is reasonable."

If anyone would like a pdf copy of the rebate form, email me at addictedtofreebies@gmail.com and I'll email you the revised rebate form they sent me.

YAY for Dryel's response team!

Click here for how to do the rebate - you have till September 30th to do this deal now with the new rebate form.

Review: Wholesale Costume Club

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My daughter loves anything Princess, even the bedtime stories have to be Princess related.  For the last two years she has dressed up as Snow White for Halloween, if I say so myself I think she makes a fine Snow White, but this year I was determined to get her to be something other than Snow White.

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 I had my hopes on my daughter being Jasmine this year but she looked me in the eyes and said "Mommy I don't want my belly button showing", I'll kindly remind her of this when she is a teenager ; ) so we compromised and settled on Belle.  So I automatically searched online at the Disney Store.  The choices were not great, the Limited Edition Belle was $149.50 (yes are you thinking what I'm thinking - you must be crazy?) and the other Belle dress ($39.50) just didn't jump out as Belle for my little Belle.
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My eyes popped when I saw the great online prices at Wholesale Costume Club.  After I searched for girls dresses I couldn't believe the large number of choices available and how awesome the selection was. This Disney Belle dress below is only $18.98 and if you are a member it comes down to $11.96 ($5 annual membership fee).  This dress certainly beats the two dresses from the online Disney Store hands down.
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We decided to upgrade to the deluxe Disney Belle dress below ($37.98 for non members and $32.96 for members) since it screamed Belle to me and it came with the cute headband.  This dress is so well made, I'm sure next halloween I'll have a hard time convincing her to switch to Jasmine.  Right now my little one is admiring her beautiful dress and has the biggest grin you've ever seen.


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If you are looking for authentic costumes at wholesale prices without having to buy in bulk Wholesale Costume Club is for you.  I think we'll be looking into adding the $5 membership as my son loves to dress up too.  During playdates we often see little Princesses having tea with Superheroes.

Disclaimer: I did not receive any monetary compensation for this review and this is written based on my own honest opinion (other people opinions may vary).  Wholesale Costume Club provided me the product to be reviewed but it does not affect my review and opinion on the products discussed herein.

Blogmania Countdown: 5 days till the biggest freebie giveaway this year


Are you ready for Blogmania 2010 on September 15-16th? 

We're 5 days away now

Don't forget to sign up for the early entry to the giveaways

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We have a Winner for The Apprentice Book Giveaway


Congratulations, Karen P from Ohio has won the The Apprentice Book from the Rizzoli & Isles TV Show Review and Giveaway.

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Karen was # 3 randomly picked using random.org.  Her winning entry was being a Google Friend and her favorite TV show is Big Brother. 

Karen, your Apprentice Book will be on its way shortly to you.

Check out the other Freebie Junkie giveaways (upper right hand side bar) - you have to be in it to win it.

The Pillsbury Sweet Moment's Chocolate Spa Kit and Chocolate Brownies giveaway ends Monday and the Blogmania early entries ends Sunday - sign up or forever hold your peace.

Our fun day at Peddlars Village - nearly free

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Today I took the day off as the kids school were observing Rosh Hashanah.  I was contemplating breaking down and taking them to Chuckie Cheese as we had some coins left over from a birthday party and "Chuckie Cheese is only for birthday parties" was not cutting it with my 5 year old anymore.  However, yesterday I posted an article "Giving Back Local" which was all about my fun time at the Bucks Happening's Happy Hour hosted kindly by Sweet Lorraines in Peddlers Village.  Well this inspired me to take them to Peddlers Village instead, not only will the kids have a great time with all the fun activities at GiggleBerry Fair but we get to check out the scarecrow displays and I get to do some retail therapy.

I used a BOGO coupon towards the activity pass at Giggleberry Fair, which I received as a runner up from a fellow blogger Giggleberry Fair giveaway.  Yes I had an ulterior motive - freebie coupon ; ). The kids had a blast at Giggleberry Mountain, Giggles Discover and the Grand Carousel.
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While I was checking out Peddler's Village website directory last night, I went on a few of the stores facebook page to see if there were any deals and found that Town Crier Bakery were offering a free sticky Bun today. So off we went to get our sticky bun - it was delicious.  I discovered, the day before they were offering a free Danish of choice - fruity or cheese and Tuesday it was a free cupcake.  You never know before you go shop do some investigational work on facebook.

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Town Crier's Display - Cupcrowcake

Well the only retail therapy that I did was for the kids - we picked up some great clothes at rock bottom price at the Peddlers Village Childrens Place outlet store using this printable 15% off coupon.  Never leave home without a coupon ; )

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Free Prescreening of the Secretariat Movie

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I received an email tonight from Disney to RSVP for advanced screening tickets for Secretariat with Diane Lane.  Unfortunately, its a bit of a drive for us on a work night and although free, babysitters are not so I weighed it up and decided we won't go.  Click here to see if your city has prescreening and order your tickets.

OVER: Free Faber-Castell Watercolor EcoPencils or Crayons + Kids Coloring Book

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Wow this one went quick! DEAD deal now ; (

Faber-Castell has this written on their Facebook Wall:

Great Art Starts Here is giving away 1 FREE Creativity for Kids Coloring & ARTivity book to each new fan. The book will come with a 12 count set of Faber-Castell’s GRIP Watercolor EcoPencils or a 24 count Jumbo Triangular Crayons. Winning is easy!!! Simply become a fan of the Faber-Castell GREAT ART STARTS HERE Facebook page and send an email to facebook@fabercastell.com including your name, shipping address and if your kids are girls or boys or both. We will mail you your FREE product. Invite your friends to be a fan of Faber-Castell’s Great Art Starts Here page and they can get a free product too! (This giveaway is good while supplies last. Hurry! Quantities are limited.)

What a cool freebie to receive! So I guess just “Like” them on Facebook, then shoot them an email. Hurry– ONLY available while supplies last!

Thanks Hip2save 


Celebrate Grandparents Day on September 12th at Boston Market for 2 free kids meal with purchase

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One of my facebook readers Cari, reminded me Sunday September 12 is Grandparents day ; ) 

Cari also mentioned Boston Market has a great little deal to celebrate Grandparents day.  Have the kids decorate a greeting card or coloring page to give to their grandparents.  Bring in the decorated card to a Boston Market near you and celebrate Grandparents Day with up to two free kids meals with a paid adult meal. Click here for more information.  Click here for your nearest Boston Market.  I love Boston Market, wish I had one close to my home.

Thanks Cari for the headsup

Hurry: Zazzle Customized Stamp deal is back on again via Groupon!!!

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The Zazzle deal via Groupon is back!!!!! yay

Its a n awesome deal for Photo stamps thats only for TODAY but check it out.  There's never a discount on stamps and its great for the Holidays - your family will get a kick out of the custom picture stamps you can make.

TODAY ONLY 9/9, the Groupon for Seattle (Its a side deal located at bottom right hand side) is a $50 certificate to Zazzle for only $25. You can get photo stamps on Zazzle so here is how to get a GREAT deal on photo stamps:

Go to Groupon and select the Seattle side deal and buy the Zazzle Groupon (you will need to buy the Groupon today but you can use the Zazzle gift certificate tommorow or later when you have time to download pics) .

Tomorrow or later when the Groupon certificate shows up, go to ShopatHome and sign-up or log-in
Search Zazzle and a tracking ticket will take you to Zazzle.com where it shows 14% back
Create an account (or sign in)
Upload your picture
Purchase 3 packs of 20 stamps = around $53.85
Use coupon code SEPTFREESHIP to get free shipping (valid till Sep 15th)
Enter your Groupon coupon code to take off $50 and pay $3.85
Then you will get 14% of your purchase back from ShopatHome ($7.54)
That makes it only $21.31 for 60 stamps which is 36¢ per stamp*

after the Groupon Voucher, then your cash back will be $0.54…making the cost of each stamp $0.47 (still a good deal for custom photo stamps)

Thanks Hip2save

B1G1 Spring Bulbs Coupons! Plant your bulbs for Fall


I'm starting to think Spring and wondering what bulbs to plant this Fall.  I love seeing bulbs pop up in spring and remember "oh yeah I planted those there".

Well if you haven't already signed up for Home Depot Garden Club I suggest you do so to score a B1G1 Srping Bulbs Coupon.  Sign up here, its free and you get lots of coupons sent to you.

Free Kellogs Fruit Flavored Snacks

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I just checked Red Plum and saw this $1/1 any Kellogg’s Fruit Flavored Snacks, 6ct or Larger, any flavor coupon! I've seen these at my store for $1 on sale before so free! Print and keep in your wallet and scout for sale next time you are in the grocery store.

HURRY: Pine Cone Research applications OPEN

Pinecone Research

Pine Cone research is accepting new female applications and are not seeking certain demographics.  There is a qualification page here to submit your application.  Pine Cone research offers real surveys for great brands and you get paid either as a check or paypal - no gimmicks e.g. no points just straight cash $3 per survey and periodically you get sent fun products to try at home and you'll get a gift card after successful completion.  Since joining in March I've been getting 1-2 surveys a month - just a nice little "me" money and great to see what will products are in development.

Blogmania Countdown - 7 more days to the biggest freebie giveaway this year


Are you ready for Blogmania 2010 on September 15-16th? 

We're 7 days away now

Don't forget to sign up for the early entry to the giveaways

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Giving Back Local

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When we moved to Pennyslvania 5 years ago to be closer to family, we chose to live in Bucks County which is north east of Philadelphia because of the quaint towns, natural beauty of the rural areas and great schools for our kids.  Bucks County, boasts so many wonderful downtowns like Doylestown, New Hope and Newtown that always reminds me of home, I grew up in East London, England and so anything that reminds me of my upbringing is a good thing.  What makes home for me is the community - I like to give back to my community through food drives, frequenting local businesses and local events. 

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Bucks Happening is a local website dedicated to everything thats happening in Bucks County, PA.  I happen to be a happening chick and Angela and Tina from Bucks Happening post my monthly Top 10 freebies for their readers.  Tonight, Bucks Happening hosted a wonderful happy hour for local businesses at Sweet Lorraines in Peddler's Village

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We were served an awesome array of appetizers ranging from steakhouse sliders, roasted bell pepper & garlic hummus, and avocado crabcakes and best of all pumpkin spice martinis and free music - you know I was in my element with the free food, drinks and music.  There were also raffles from local Bucks County businesses in which I donated two gift baskets filled with wonderful toiletries from my freebie sprees.

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While savoring my free eats, I met a local called Andrew from Wash Tyme who makes chemical free handmade soap from recycled and filtered vegetable oil.   I must gravitate to those who also like to reduce their carbon foot print.  We somehow got into talking about our organic vegetable gardens and then onto Andrew's free range chickens which he keeps in his garden, mmmm I wonder if my neighbors will object to little chicks ; ). 

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I also met Joanna from Nutrition in Motion who specializes as a sports nutrition coach and fitness coach - we discussed green smoothies, which gives me an idea on what to do with my spinach from my garden. 

Next time you check out your local business get to know the person behind the counter and you'll find they are not just a face and you might have some great common interests.

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If you have never been to Peddlers Village in Lahaska, PA (near New Hope), you are in for a treat, there are so many things to do there, from Giggleberry Fair for those with kids to quaint boutique shops and wonderful places to eat.  Tommorow is a school holiday for the kids so we're off to Peddlar's Village to see the scarecrow display, Giggleberry Fair and some shopping time both in the quaint boutiques and the shopping outlet.  




Coupon Preview 9/12 - 4 inserts


Weusecoupons.com  and Whole Coupon Inserts indicates there will be 4 whopping inserts in this weekend's paper: 2 Smart Source, 1 General Mills and 1 Red Plum.

Don't forget to check here when you go grocery shopping as this site has a coupon database so you can go down your shopping list and search easily for coupons.

My friend Amanda wanted to let you know about http://www.discountednewspapers.com/ where you can sign up to get your Sunday paper delivered for as low as $1 each week!  This is an awesome saving considering the newspaper retails for $1.75+ and plus you don't need to drag yourself out to go get it.

Check below for full insert details

Free All You Reality Checker Product Testing

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Are you an All You Reality Checker? If so, Click here to see if you qualify to try a new – Free Swiss Miss product. If you’ve not signed up to be an All You Reality Checker yet, click here and from time to time you will get the opportunity to try new products.


Blogmania: Jari Love DVD Review & Giveaway - early entries


Welcome to my Blogmania Sponsor feature for Jari Love - Workout DVD's

With two little ones and our busy work schedules I cannot join a gym as I have so much to do before and after work.  Once I put the kids down to bed then I can start my workouts, so working out at home is my best option as I do not need to waste time driving somewhere and I can do it all in the comfort of my own home.

While searching for workout motivation online I came across Jari Love and was intrigued by her workout DVD's.  Sometimes working out alone doesn't cut it as you skimp back on the pushups or you stop after 15 minutes and bolt for the fridge.  Well looking at Ms Jari Love here you'll be motivated to keep at the whole hour of workout.  While we all aspire to look so trim and buff, many will never achieve this in our wildest dreams, however, we can at least try to keep fit and healthy for our family.  I find variety is the spice of life.  I like to mix my workouts up, the elliptical one night, boot camp another, a break and then DVD another.  This way you work all your muscles and you don't get bored or stuck in a rut.

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Jari Love is a certified personal trainer and the creator of Get RIPPED!™, the multiphase, no-nonsense fully body workout system designed to help people of any fitness level shed unwanted pounds in just weeks.  While I was not able to provide a personal review of the DVD's before the Blogmania event due to the Canadian mail system ; ) Jari and her workouts have received rave reviews and the accolades from fitness critics continue to pile.  Check out Jari's fitness DVD's here and motivate yourself to shed some unwanted pounds.  For Canadian residents Jari has her own Boot Camps - check them out here.

Jari Love is a sponsor for The Fitness Prize Pack for my Blogmania event where one lucky winner will receive the Body Rock and Get Ripped 1000 DVD's.
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All you have to do for a shot at winning is come back here September 15-16th, during Blogmania, and enter by leaving a comment on the Blogmania post, so MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Would you like early entries to the giveaway? If so, complete any of the following:
Please note you must also enter the giveaway during the Blogmania event to validate your early entries

HOW TO ENTER

Mandatory
Visit Jari Love and comment below telling me which DVD you would like to try?
Additional Entries
(Complete any of the following and fill out separate comments for each addictional entry)

- Follow the Freebie Junkie on Google Friend Connect
- Like me on Facebook (Addicted to Freebies) and make a comment "I entered the Jari Love early entry giveaway here http://bit.ly/cOPfSA"
- Email subscribe to my blog (must be activated)
- Follow me on Twitter (Freebiealerts) and tweet "I entered the Jari Love early entry giveaway here http://bit.ly/cOPfSA #Giveaway"
-  Vote for me on Top Mommy Blogs

The early entries will close on Sunday September 12th, 2010 10 pm EST and resume back on Wednesday September 15-16th for the full Blogmania event.  Open to US and Canadian residents only.

Disclosure: A sample product was provided to me in exchange for my honest review. The opinions and thoughts expressed are my own. I received no other compensation for my review nor was I under any obligation to give a positive review.

Free Kashi GoLean Crisp Cereal Sample

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I just got an email from Vocal Point that I have a free sample of Kashi GoLean Crisp waiting for me.  If you are a Vocal  Point member check your email or sign in here.  After doing so, you’ll be able to request a FREE sample of Kashi GOLEAN Crisp! cereal! Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

If you are not a Vocal Points member then sign up here and you should see this freebie offer shown under the “Latest Try and tells” section.

Hurry: Free PowerSox Coolmax Socks - DEAD DEAL

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I guess they gave away their 30,000 pairs of socks as the link no longer works - great freebie though!
Hurry: if you are an avid runner or walker, then you are really gonna love this freebie! Head on over here to snag a FREE pair of PowerSox Coolmax white athletic socks (you’ll be able to choose from medium or large). This offer is limited to first 30,000 online requests; limit one sample per household or address.

I got mine but not sure how far along they are with giving out 30,000 socks

Thanks Hip2save
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