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Review: Vera Bradley Twirly Birds Pink Bags Give Back

My Husbands family go ga ga over Vera Bradley bags.  Even my young nieces sport the collections.  I always admire the bags from afar and now we're so lucky to review a Vera Bradley Perfect Pocket Tote and Caitlyn in the new Twirly Birds Pink pattern (Breast Cancer Awareness pattern).

The Twirly Birds Pink pattern twitters sweet songs of hope for a cure to breast cancer. Raspberry pink and warm white warblers make a vibrant statement for fashion and for the cause”. 10% of Vera Bradley’s net proceeds from the sale of products in Twirly Birds Pink will be donated to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer! There are 95 items you can order in this pattern! 

I just love the Vera Bradley Perfect Pocket Tote, its perfect for sporting my laptop on my trips or just for an everday work bag, but being a Mother I can see someone using it as a diaper bag as it has 2 deep front pockets which could hold 2 baby bottles and the inner compartment would hold a plethora of diapers, spare clothes and binkies.  The matching caitlyn purse is so cute and will hold my large amounts of coupons, cards and store cards. Yes I'm so practical : )

Make your day and treat yourself to one of the many pattern Vera Bradley bags at their online store - There's a pattern and style simply for everyone.  There's even a sale section - yay. 
Check here for a location that sells these wonderful bags.

If you would like to make a difference to Breast Cancer Awareness then head to Vera Bradleys Foundation for Breast Cancer  here

Thank you Vera Bradley for the review items and for supporting such a wonderful cause.

Free Kahiki Asian Product Coupon?

I just signed up - Mojosavings states there may be a Possible Free Kahiki Asian Food Product. Watch the following video - HERE and at the end, type in your address and they will mail you a coupon for a package of any Kahiki product! They don’t tell you the value, but we hear it is for a Free product.

Kahiki is in the frozen aisle of your supermarket. We hear they can be found at Sam’s and Harris Teeter. Anyone know of other stores that carry them?

New Pampers Gift to Grow Code - 10 points


Here's a new 10 point Pampers Code!
October is turning out to be an awesome month for Pampers code - sign up guys!
If you haven't signed up yet for Pampers Gift to Grow rewards account then sign up here.


 Thanks Whosaidnothinginlifeisfree

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

HURRY: Rue La La $20 Credit still available and counts towards SHIPPING!

I got my OneKingsLane items in the mail today.  Here's the bamboo salad server set that I got for 95 cents SHIPPED!  They are bigger than expected and so wonderful!  if you didn't do this deal then here's one for you below which seems to be even better!!!!

So the Onekingslane order reminded me to tell you all to sign up for the $20 credit on another daily deal site called Rue La La.  My credit is on my account now - did you get yours?  What did you buy?  The $20 credit is only available till 10/25!  So don't hesitate.  Remember it will take 48 hours for the credit to appear after sign up (mine came earlier than 48 hours though).

Here's one I'm eyeing on Rue La La thanks to Hip2save - click on the “Shop for Good” sale, you can snag a Vincent Longo Lipstick & Lip Pencil Set ($49 value!!) for ONLY $4.95 shipped after the $20 credit!  I need a good eyeliner and so the lipstick will be a bonus for me!! 

I personally love the Saucony Sneakers - only $35 + shipping- so with credit $15 + Shipping!  STEAL OR WHAT - plus the bonus is 10% of the proceeds go to Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Here's the info that I posted earlier this week!

I love these daily deal sites - its amazing how many there are!  I just scored a beautiful scarf for my daugher for $3.94 shipped - check out how here, and I just got confirmation today that my OneKingsLane freebies are shipping - that was an awesome daily deal freebie!!!  and now Rue-La-La is offering a $20 free credit thru 10/25  to go buy anything from their site.  Its by invitation only from a member - c'est moi (thats me)! Here's the link.

This credit could take up to 48 hours to show up in your account. You can use this credit to purchase anything on their site and the deals change daily, so if you don’t like anything you see when you get the $20 credit, you’ll have until 12/31/10 to redeem the credit. It also appears there are (and will be when new deals start) quite a few items priced around $20, so FREE + shipping after the credit.

**Note: Shipping fees do apply (they seem to be a flat rate of $9.95).

TGIF: Mega Swagbucks Friday

Thank goodness its Friday - I'm exhausted today after watching the Phillies play late yet again! 
They are so nerve wracking to watch! But its looking hopeful as they won game 5 last night.  I believe.

Well you know what Friday is - Every Friday is Mega Swag Bucks Day as they toss large denominations into the mix! time to rack up some swagbucks

For those who are new to Swag bucks sign up here and you will earn 30 Swagbucks to get you started and you can also use the promo code SBTVisOnTheAir to earn an additional 30 bucks!

Collect swagbucks through doing the polls, survey, video, games and searches.

I love redeeming my swagbucks for $5 Amazon Cards (Only 450 points) - Perfect for your holiday shopping.  Daily searches, surveys and polls will soon add up.

Moneymaker free Gift Certificates

If you like to eat out with the family or friends then this is for you. 

There is an online coupon code PUMPKIN which gives you 80% off at  This significantly reduces the cost of a $25 restaurant gift certificate to JUST $2.  If you are not familiar with, its a site where you can purchase select restaurant certificates e.g. spend $50 get $25 off or spend $35 get $15 - the bonus is the certificate NEVER expires - keep it in your wallet. This greatly reduces your bill especially when eating out with the family.  If you are not an account holder then purchasing a gift certificate could be a money maker for you - here's how:

Sign up with here
After sign up type in in the search button
A tracking ticket will take you to the website
Choose your restaurant using your zip
Purchase using online coupon code PUMPKIN
Upon first sign up ebates will give you $5 cashback
In addition, you will get 15% back from your total puchase
This makes it a $3.30 moneymaker after your ebates cashback check

If you already have an ebates account like me then I will only pay $1.70 cents after the 15% cashback!  WOW!!!

I scored big on my first purchase last year.  I chose a new up and upcoming restaurant called Honey and not only was the food awesome but I ate there for a steal.

Free Fall and Halloween Events this weekend Oct 23-24

Lots of Fun free fall and halloween events this weekend!

I got this in my email - Toys R Us is hosting a Bricktober 500 event tommorow from 12 – 2 pm for.  Build a FREE Lego car and get a FREE Lego driver’s license.

Barnes and Noble - Stop by for story time at 11 am.  They will be reading Scaredy-Cat, Splat plus other stories.

Bass Pro Shop - Stop by Friday 4 pm – 8 pm or Saturday & Sunday noon to 5 pm for all kinds of activities like making a pumpkin mask, trick or treating, marshmallow roasting and more

Enter your zip into the Walmart Event Finder to see what is going on in your area.

Check here to see what other free events appeals to you and your family.

$50 Tanger Outlet Gift Card for $25

If you have a Tanger Outlet near you then this promotion below is wonderful to have for the upcoming Holiday season.  …

"We want to give back to our fans! Help us get 50,000 new “likes” (96,000 total likes) by our Magic of Midnight After Thanksgiving Sale (November 26), and we will give all of our fans 50% off a $50 gift card! That’s a $50 gift card for only $25 just in time for the holiday season! Give it as a gift or use it for your holiday shopping. Start telling your friends now!"

Start passing this info onto friends and family so that everyone can get a $50 gift cards for $25! Think Coach Store if you fancy a treat for yourself (hint hint...).  Like them on facebook here.

Thanks Hip2save

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Congratulations - We have some winners: Coupon Chief $25 Visa Gift Cards, $20 CSN GC & Step4kids DVD

Lots of winners tonight : )

We have two winners for the Coupon Chief Facebook contest

Aisha H from Oregon
Sharyn B from California

A $25 Visa Gift Cards will be winging their way to each of you shortly! 
Thank you to Coupon Chief for supplying the Visa Gift Cards.

We have a winner for the Step4Kids Write Their ABC's DVD

Shannon A from Michigan
Johanna responded to my mandatory comment (Who would benefit from this DVD the most?) "My 4 year old son, then my 3 year old daughter and finally, my 16 month old son!! It would get used that's for sure...LOL".  A Step4kids Write their ABC's DVD will be sent to Johanna by the sponsor. 

We have a winner for the $20 CSN Gift Certificate

Ramona from the Paper Princess

Ramona responded to my mandatory comment (How would you spend your $20?) with "I love CSN and would use it on kitchen gadgets!" Happy Spending!

Thank you to all that participated in these fun giveaways and a huge thank you to each of my wonderful sponsors. 

There's plenty more giveaways to enter - check the top right side bar for the links : )

GONE: FREE Subscription to Whole Living Magazine

I've become quite the magazine freebie junkie now - I can't tell you how many free magazines get dropped off in my mail box but I do love to catch up on them while working out on the elliptical trainer.

So here's a new one - sign up here and fill in a survey to get a free subscription to Whole Living.

Thanks Hip2save

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CLOSED: Hurry Pine Cone Research Survey Site open for women ages 18-24 NOW


I'm a member of Pine Cone research and love it, I regularly get sent surveys (get paid $3 for each survey) and a few times I've received products to try at home for which I get rewarded nicely with a gift card (for home product testing). I was just sent a cool product to research last week - can't wait to submit my response.  There's no threshold to reach for payment and as soon as you compete a valid survey you will get paid soon after either via check or paypal.
Sign up here before the applications are closed - open to women 18-24 only!

Free Wholly Guacamole

Click on over here to print a $1.50 off ANY variety, ANY size Wholly Guacamole, Wholly Salsa, or Wholly Queso coupon! This is a pdf and watch out it might print huge - so when you print resize so you don't get a huge coupon like I did ; )

Acme has the 7oz on sale for $1/1 starting tommorow - SO as many for free as you can get as its a pdf.  Apparently you can freeze it!

Thanks Hip2save

On an Acme note - I went to ACME today to take advantage of the Betty Crocker catalina deal (Spend $25 get $10 back).  With Betty Crocker coupons from and getting around the $25 by using the shelf price I was able to score another 3 huge bags of groceries for $2.  So happy!  The catalina deal ends today so go shop now.  No coupons then pick up 11 progresso soups for $11 and get back a $10 catalina coupon!  AWESOME

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Trick or Treat From Walgreens: Free 8X10 Collage Print

Walgreens Photo is offering up a FREE 8×10 Collage Print! Just head on over here, create your collage print and use coupon code 8X10TREAT at checkout. Plus, choose in-store pick up and you’ll score FREE shipping! This promo is valid thru 10/23.
Thanks Hip2save

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HOT HOT FREE $5 Groupon Gift Card (New Members Only)

I'm a huge fan of Groupon and now All You Magazine is offering those who don't have a Groupon account a $5 Groupon Gift Card.  This is an Awesome deal.  Request yours now - limited number available.

Thanks Hip2save

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October is Breast Cancer Month: Treasure Your Chests

October is a colorful month, with the browns, orange and yellow leaves everywhere it truly is Mother's nature at its best.  Pinks also feature heavily in October too - to symbolize Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Have you seen your city buildings lit up with pink?  Have you seen all the promotional products covered in pink!  No other charity is as recognizable than Breast Cancer awareness but yet we still find our mothers, sisters, daughters, friends and even men struck down hard by this disease. 

So I'm including this video to spread this proactive message "Early detection is the best prevention".  This is a live webcast and shows E! News host Giuliana Rancic and Lindsay Avner, founder of the national breast and ovarian cancer non-profit Bright Pink, "felt themselves up" which is hosted by Orbit White Bubblemint gum

Watch live streaming video from TreasureYourChest at

As a proud sponsor of this campaign, Orbit White is donating 10 percent of every pack of Orbit White Bubblemint gum sold in September and October, up to $75,000, to Bright Pink.

Give your friends the best gift - Life - send them this post so they can be informed.

Disclosure: I wrote this review while participating in a campaign contest for MomSelect on behalf of Orbit Gum to share the message.  All opinions are of my own.

3 Free Philly Pretzels

My friends and I scored the free Philly Cheese Steak Pretzel back in May and now here's a new freebie from Philly Pretzel Factory
You can get 3 free soft pretzels when you post a message on your Facebook Wall that includes @Philly Pretzel Factory. (You’ll have to “like” their page first).

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High Value Printable Coupon Alert $2.50 Scotts Toilet Paper

Not: I just printed it and its for Scotts toilet paper and Scotts paper towel : (  but I guess $1.25 off each is still a good deal as usually they are $1/1.

Wow a $2.50/1 Scotts Toilet paper coupon!  This is a keeper!!  So print this guys as this is a high value coupon that is begging to be used with a Scotts toilet paper sale.

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Review/Giveaway: Hershey Moderation Nation Website

Moderation is hard for me these days - I have a desk job and I'm forever snacking.  There's always cake for anniversary's or candy around.  Does this sound familiar? well there's help for us - the Hershey Center for Health & Nutrition (HCHN), in collaboration with the American Dietetic Association, has created a new website and free iPhone app called Moderation Nation.

The website contains everything from recipes and expert tips in two features called "Moderation Lifestyle" and “Moderation Eating”.  I love that the moderation lifestyle works for all kinds of schedules and family lifestyle.  The moderation eating consist of a “balance the meal” tool that provides side dish suggestions to match and balance out your main dish, and helpful facts on topics like realistic portion sizes and keeping a food journal. 

For those who are on the go the iPhone app rewards you for healthful activities and lets you track your progress.  This is a great website that helps you help yourself. 

Thanks to Hershey and MyBlogSpark a Freebie Junkie reader will win a Moderation Nation prize pack containing a Moderation Nation t-shirt, Hershey’s chocolate and a nutrition journal to track your food and activities

Visit Moderation Nation and leave a comment here telling me something interesting that you learned.

* Join Freebie Junkie via Google Friend Connect
* Join Freebie Alert on Twitter

Giveaway contest ends Friday October 27th at 10 pm EST. 
Please ensure you leave contact information so I may contact you if you win.

Disclosure: Hershey's provided me with the prize pack through MyBlogSpark for my honest review, opinions may vary.

Coupon Preview 10/24  and Whole Coupon Inserts indicates there will be 2 inserts in this weekend's paper: 1 Red Plum & 1 SmartSource.  Check out what coupons will be available through this link here.

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 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.

WOW Motherload of P&G Samples & Coupon - 20 items available

Head here to scroll through 40 different P&G items - you can score coupons or free samples - wow this is fabulous as we use a lot of these items.  We hit the motherload.

Coupons & Samples
$2.00Clairol Nice 'n Easy
$5.00Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum
$1.00Bounty Huge Roll
$2.00Bounce Dryer Bar
$2.00CoverGirl Clean Foundation
$2.00Clairol Natural Instincts
$1.00Pringles Multigrain
$4.00Febreze Home Collection
$2.00Olay Total Effects Body Wash
$3.00Tide Stain Release
$3.00Venus Embrace
$2.00Duracell Ultra Advanced
$12.00Crest Oral Care
SAMPLECrest Whitestrips
SAMPLECrest Premium Toothpaste
$2.00Secret Flawless Renewal
$1.00Charmin Sensitive
$2.00Tampax Pearl
$2.00Head & Shoulders Shampoos Or Conditioners

Thanks Hip2save

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Where can I find a store that takes Maestro?

Back in July I posted about these surveys on Kraft Mayo and Bullseye BBQ sauce which pays you $15 upon successful completion.  I have my $15 prepaid cash cards but have tried to no avail to spend my money as my local stores don't take them!  It states you can use them where Maestro symbols are available.  Anyone have any luck on using your cash card?


Switching to Verizon Fios can earn you $100

The Holiday season is moving in fast and so how about earning yourself $100.

While hosting my Verizon Fios Viewing Party - The Ultimate Battle through Houseparty I found out that if I make a referral for someone who wants to sign up for Verizon Fios* then we both get $100 in an American Express®-branded reward card that can be used at select merchants that welcome American Express® Cards in the U.S. 

I already have the Verizon Triple pay package and love it, we've used DirectTV and Comcast and we're happy not to switch back.

If you are interested in an easy $100 gift card just for signing up** then email me at addictedtofreebies at gmail dot com and I can send you a referral email where you can sign up! I would just need your name and address, state, home tel. no and email address to forward the request.
*Subscribe to at least one Verizon service, such as Verizon FiOS TV, FiOS® Internet, Verizon FiOS Digital Voice or Flex Bundle, Verizon High Speed Internet or Verizon Freedom Value/Verizon Freedom® Essentials Phone service

** An order placed for a qualifying service (High Speed Internet, FiOS Internet or FiOS TV) must be within the 45 days of referral.
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Walmart Freebies

Here's some Walmart freebies : )

Febreze To Go Fabric Refresher with Gain (2.8 oz) $0.97
Use the $1/1 Febreze Product with Gain coupon from the 10/10 PG (No size exclusion)

Schick ST2 Slim Twins (12pk) Disposable Razors $1.97
Use the $2/1 coupon from the 10/17 SS

Nivea for Men Body Wash $2.97
Use the $3/1 coupon from the 10/17 SS

Pert Plus Trial Size $0.97
Use the $1/1 coupon from the 10/17 SS (does not exclude travel size)

Thanks Hip2save

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Sneak Peak at the Holiday Gift Giveaway Blog Hop

I'm participating in the Holiday Giveaway Hop which runs from December 1st-5th

The Giveaway Hop will entail a huge group of bloggers (284 and counting to date) who will host their own giveaway prize consisting of cash (ie. paid via Paypal) and/or gift cards.  During this event you can hop from blog to blog and enter as many as you like to win yourself some great spending money for Christmas.
For my Readers
More details to follow... to prepare yourself for this spectacular Holiday Giveaway Hop you might want to do the following:

1. Follow me via Google Friend Connect, Facebook, Twitter or Email subscribe so you can be the first to find out whats in my prize pack and enter the early entry contests plus be armed ready to go during this event.
2. Pencil the giveaway date in your calender, iphone, blackberry etc..
For the Sponsors
Please email me at addictedtofreebies at gmail dot com if you are interested in showcasing your products and providing a gift card or certificate to your store as a giveaway prize.  This advertising opportunity couldn't come at a more perfect time as my readers begin planning their purchases for the holiday season and beyond!
Be in it to win it

Two giveaways ending soon - low entries

Reminder: Two giveaways ending tommorow! 


$20 CSN Gift Certificate

If you are not familiar with this site check out the top right hand side bar and you'll find a list of my giveaways and links straight to the contest page.

Good Luck

60 Swagbucks just for joining!!

For those who have new to Swag bucks sign up here and you will earn 30 Swagbucks to get you started and you can also use the promo code SBTVisOnTheAir to earn an additional 30 bucks!

Collect swagbucks through doing the polls, survey, video, games and searches.

I love redeeming my swagbucks for $5 Amazon Cards (Only 450 points) - Perfect for your holiday shopping.  Daily searches, surveys and polls will soon add up.

$20 Kmart Gift Card with Rx Transfer + Give back to Breast Cancer Research

If you are not familiar with prescription transfer coupons then you'll be in for a great freebie. 

Head over here and print your coupon for a $20 Kmart Gift Card with any prescription transfer.  Not only are you getting a great freebie by doing a prescription transfer, but Kmart will donate up to $25 towards The Breast Cancer Research Foundation!  Win Win.

I believe CVS will take competitor coupons so take this to CVS too!!!  The following month head to Rite Aid and search in the flyer or the pharmacy dept for a $25 Gift card Rx transfer coupon. 

Coupon expires 11/30/10.

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Another Daily Deal Site: Beyond the Rack offering $10 credit upon referral

Note:  I just signed up through Hip2save referral and I didn't get the $10 credit - so I changed the post to $10 credit upon referral - not such a good freebie now! but oh well!  plenty more daily deal sites offering credits upon sign up.

Here's yet another daily deal site - its amazing how many there are!  I just scored a beautiful scarf for my daugher for $3.94 shipped - check out how here, and I just got confirmation today that my OneKingsLane freebies are shipped - that was an awesome daily deal freebie!!!  and now Rue-La-La is offering a $20 free credit thru 10/25  to go buy anything from their site.  Its by invitation only from a member - c'est moi (thats me)! Here's the link and how to work the dealOne Kings Lane is offering a $25 referral for referring friends who purchase items.

And now Beyond the Racks a member's only daily deal site is offering a $10 credit upon a friend sign up.  Sign up here.  If I find a deal I'll post about it.
**Note: Shipping fees do apply (they seem to be a flat rate of $9.95). Thanks Hip2save

Look for great Christmas gift deals!

Here are some other awesome daily deal sites that I just love which offer up to 50% off on local and national deals - I sign up to their email alerts so I can see what deals I can score and I'll post about them periodically.