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Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Its been quite a mediocre Christmas for us but we have our head held high :) I hope everyone is enjoying their time off and with their loved ones and families because no matter how many physical items we might lose, our family and friends will always be by our side, even if just in our hearts!

 On another note, I think we have a meat crisis! We have been looking around for a certain cut of meat and have had NO luck finding it in any stores! Its sold out. We drove over an hour away looking for it and still no luck. I hope we find it before tomorrow so we can make some Nicaraguan Baho for Christmas! Santa, all I want for Christmas is some Baho! I've been craving it for so long, its a very hands-on dish and with our family, only 1 person can make it, if anyone  but that 1 person touches it, it won't turn out good. My family is a mystery lol, its very labor intensive for just 1 person so its a tough once-in-a-whole delicious dish :).

P.S. Santa, if you read this, I hope you bring me a Justin Beiber doll, or Justin Beiber himself! lol

Thursday, December 23, 2010

[Closed] - GIVEAWAY - Coffee Bean Gift Card

Any Coffee Bean fanatics out there? Coffee Bean sells delicious Coffee and other drinks like brewed tea, fruit drinks, and non-coffee drinks like hot chocolate, pure caramel, among others. You can't go wrong with them :)

Hope you guys have one around you, click here for Coffee Bean Locations. My favorite stores are the ones on 7th St. in Downtown Los Angeles and the one on Ventura Blvd. in Studio City in the Valley :) Make sure you look up to see if you have any locations near you so you can enter my giveaway below! :)

I highly recommend the Gingerbread Cookie Latte iced drink and the Candy Cane Tea Latte. So yummy. I just tried them both on Monday! They are only around for the Holiday Season so if you want to try them, get out there!
I'm giving away a Gift Card to Coffee Bean. Their gift cards are re-loadable so that means that after you finish your balance you can load more money in there. :) So Good Luck to you guys! This giveaway is sponsored by myself and no one else. The picture above is the Gift Card and the cute sleeve that in comes with, you will be receiving that if you win! :)

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So, being the kind sharing person I am, I am giving away (1) gift card to (1) lucky winner! Enter below! :) Good Luck! NOTE: This giveaway is sponsored by myself for my readers :) 

#38 - Claire
Congrats! Winner was chosen via Random.org.

One (1) Winner will receive:
(1) $10 Coffee Bean Gift Card 

To Enter:
★(Mandatory) - Leave a comment, its that simple :)

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Leave a comment for each of the things you did for extra entries. Leave a link for tweets or blog posts, if applicable. Available to U.S. residents only. GOOD LUCK. Giveaway will end January 8th, 2010 and a winner will be chosen then.

NOTE: Make sure you read the full Giveaway Rules before entering. If you'd like, leave what state you reside in alongside your name. I will no longer be posting giveaway winner's emails for your privacy.

Blogger Spotlight - Crystal

This week's Blogger Spotlight is Crystal from Surviving  a Teachers Salary. Head on over to "Blogger Spotlight" for more info on being featured on Student Saving Bucks.
My name is Crystal, and I host Surviving a Teachers Salary- a fun educational blog for parents & teachers! 
Ok, so I admit-I am was coupon obsessed for a while. Can you actually "coupon" too much? Yes (don't shoot me!), I think you can! Keep reading to hear my story!
After the birth of my second son we just couldn't pay all of our bills. Our insurance isn't the best and I had had a c-section. I had to start looking for a job away from home. That's when I learned how to coupon. Between couponing and watching another child during the day, that is the absolute only reason that I am able to stay home with my children. When I first learned how to coupon, I went nuts. How in the world had I not known how to do this before?! LOOK AT ALL THAT FREE STUFF just BEGGING me to take it!!! :) I hit up Walgreens, CVS, Target, & Publix every week like clockwork, but after a few months I was SO sick of drugstores and shopping- even if it was free! I felt like I was at the grocery & drugstores more than I was home! I had certainly learned how to stretch my budget very quickly, but I had also learned how to overspend when I shouldn't have- just because it was cheap!
One of my best shopping trips at Publix I spent $13.52 & saved $268.62. That's a 95% savings on my grocery bill! (Although as you will notice this was definitely an 'extras' week!) Here is what I bought: ‎12 tubs of butter, 16 jars baby food, apples, bananas, milk, 2 Emory boards, envelope, 5 boxes sugar packets, 6 boxes gelatin, bread, oreos, formula, 24 pk water, 2 mega packs GoodNites (this by itself would have cost $30!!), 22 bags cat food (not all pictured), 4 tubs Huggies wipes, 4 boxes Kotex, chips, pretzels. And check out that receipt!!! I was SO proud of it! It was almost from ceiling to floor! My husband was so proud he actually hung it up at work in his teacher's lounge where I had offered a coupon class for the employees!
I would come home elated, and exhausted! I knew how much I spent at the grocery store every week, but when I started going to the drugstores especially because I was so busy squeezing in trips I wouldn't remember how much I spent where. So I decided to have a cash envelope in my house for a few weeks and whenever that money was gone during the week it was gone. I started to realize very quickly that getting that great deal at Target, or at Walgreens/CVS added up! Putting $5 here to get that gift card deal, then rolling it later in the week with another new deal, and heading over to get my register rewards with a couple dollars out of pocket, but then paying the tax later to roll it over....it soon went from a great deal to money overspent that we didn't have! Soon I started buying fillers that weren't so cheap, and the tax for "free" products became $8 a week! (Our grocery budget for a while was $20 a week, so $8 was A LOT!) Most of the stuff I was buying I really didn't need- I just had the "freebie bug"! When I started realizing that I had a lot less money for groceries because I was rolling all these free or cheap products everywhere else, I had to take a step back and think about what I really needed. I had so much deodorant I was set for a couple years- and if I did happen to run out and not catch a sale, my world would not come crashing down because I had to buy a stick of deodorant! I started learning how to be more choosy. Just because it's free- I don't get it anymore. I have friends that coupon, that get so much free stuff they have to keep buying new deep freezers and shelving systems. All the money they saved they have bought 8 new bookshelves with! Does a small family REALLY need quite that much? Is it really saving money if you have to spend money to make your house more storage-friendly? (to a certain degree yes, but be careful of extremes!)
In fact, I hardly ever go anywhere other than my grocery store to be honest! Occasionally once or twice a year when my toothpaste/deodorant/shampoo stock pile runs low I start the rolling rewards madness, but I have saved a lot more money and enjoyed the time staying home with my kids more than getting up early every week to run out and get that great deal! (although I can't always pass up Black Fridays!) Now I'm certainly NOT saying don't grab a good deal- but take a step back and look at just how much you are really spending every week-both time, gas, & energy- to go out shopping. I have realized that the deals will always be there-some more than others. To me, it wasn't worth being exhausted just to go out and get the free stuff that was always free to couponers anyways. :)
So the next time you start feeling run down and stressed out because you can't find a coupon or that the store might be out of stock if you don't go right this second- step back and take a breather! Couponing is supposed to be fun and help you save money-not stress you out! :)
This is a great spotlight post by Crystal. She mentions the topic of overindulgent spending. I, myself, have been and still am guilty of this. After we lose our "newbie couponer" stash and become "regulars" we tend to try and out-do our last shopping trip. Sure, baby wipes are $0.25 a box, but I DON'T have kids, many deals come up that seem to good to pass up. However, when you take into consideration the tax, gas and effort you made just to get those cheap items, you spent more than you wanted. This is the reason why a lot of my shopping trips don't compare to the ones I had back in June/July when I was starting out.

What are your opinions on over-spending while couponing? Are you guilty too?

Target Ad for 12/26 - 1/1

Here is a partial list of deals for the Target Weekly Ad of December 26, 2010. I don't list the whole ad, just Grocery, Pets, Beauty and Household. Mainly, only things that can be matched with coupons. Remember, Ads may vary, I'm located in the Los Angeles Area in Southern California.

New to couponing at Target? Check out the Target 101 starter post for info and policies. 
If you ever need extra coupons or didn't get regional coupons, try CouponClippers.com.

Market Pantry Oranges, Bag (1lb.) $2.99
Foster Farms Fresh Boneless, Skinless, Chicken Breast Family Pack $2.99/lb.
Ground Beef, All-Natural 80% Lean, 1lb. pkg. $1.99
Archer Farms Spinach Dip (12oz.) $2.99
Stouffer's Family-Size Frozen Meals (29.5-40oz.) $6.49
Market Pantry Frozen Cooked Tail-On Shrimp (16oz., 41-50ct.) $5
$1/1 Market Pantry Seafood Item Target Q
Market Pantry Meatballs (26oz.) $5
TGI Friday's Frozen Appetizers (7.5 - 14oz.) $2.75
$2/1 T.G.I. Friday’s Skillet Meals or Value Size Snacks Target Q
Totino's Pizza Rolls (40ct.) $2.75
$1/2 Totino's Products (printable)
$0.50/2 Totino's Products (printable)
Tyson Frozen Fully Cooked Crispy Chicken Strips (25oz.) $6
$1/1 Tyson Frozen Breaded Chicken 10/10 SS
Market Pantry Deli Cheese (8oz.) $2.29

Del Monte Fruit Cups (4pk.) $2
Ben & Jerry's (1pt.) or Breyers (1.5qt.) Ice Cream $2.99
Eggo Homestyle Waffles (10ct.) $1.75
Market Pantry Elbow Macaroni (16oz.) $1
$1 Off Market Pantry Pasta or Sauce Peelie (found on Market Pantry Shredded Cheese)
Oroweat Dutch Country Bread (24oz.) $1.99
Quaker Life (21oz.), Oatmeal Squares (16oz.) $2.75
Market Pantry Cheese Balls (22oz.) $4.50
Doritos, Family-Sized Chips (17oz.), Queso (23oz.) or Spinach Dip (23oz.) $3.75

FREE Smart Water 6pk., 1-liter wyb (10) Smartwater (700mL.) or Vitaminwater (20oz.)
Smartmater (700mL.) or Vitaminwater (20oz.) 10 for $10
BOGO Vitaminwater (printable)
$1/1 Smartwater 1 liter 6 pk Target Q (if your store allows a Q on the free item)

Arrowhead Water (24pk., 16.9oz.) $3.33
Coca-Cola Products; Bottles (2-liter) 5 for $5
Buy (3), Get (1) FREE - Coca-Cola 2-liter Soda Target Q
Tropicana Pure Premium Orange Juice (59oz.) $2.99
Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante or Korbel Sparkling Wine (750mL) $10.79
Tassimo, Keurig & Senseo Coffee Pods - 10% Off
$2/1 Tassimo Coffee or Tea (For Tassimo System) Target Q

Beauty / Health:
Pantene Shampoo or Conditioner (12.6oz.) $3.49
$3/2 Pantene Products, 12/26 P&G
Garnier Fructis Curl Spray Gel (8.5oz.), Shampoo & Conditioner (13oz.) $2.99
$1/1 Garnier Frustis Style Product, ETS 12/5 RP
$1/1 Garnier Fructis Shampoo, Conditioner or Treatment 12/5 RP
Aveeno Positively Radiant Moisturizer W/ SPF 15 (4oz.) $13.49
Vaseline Intensive Rescue Lotion (10oz.), Suave Lotion (18oz.) $2.50
$1.50/1 Vaseline Skin Care Item (No Size Exclusion) Target Q
$1/1 Intensive Rescue Lotion coupon
Dove Beauty (8pk.) or Men + Care, or Lever (12pk.) $7.49
$1.50/1 Dove 4 bar+ or Body Wash 16 oz+ or Lever 2000 6 bar+ Target Q
$1/1 Dove Body Wash 10 oz or Larger (printable)
$1/1 Lever 2000 Bar Soap 4 Pack or Larger (printable)
Caress Bar Soap (4pk.) or Body Wash (15-18oz.) $3.49
$1/1 Caress 4 bar+ Soap or Body Wash 15 oz+ Target Q
Secret or Old Spice Deodorant $3.79
Old Spice deodorant products (1.7 oz or larger) 12/26 P&G
Buy (1) Old Spice Deodorant, Get (1) OS High Endurance Body Wash FREE (up to 3.99) 12/26 P&G
Old Spice Red Zone $3.29
Old Spice deodorant products (1.7 oz or larger) 12/26 P&G
Buy (1) Old Spice Deodorant, Get (1) OS High Endurance Body Wash FREE (up to 3.99) 12/26 P&G

Colgate (7.6oz.) or Crest (5.8 - 7.8oz.) Toothpaste $3.99
$0.75/1 Crest Toothpaste (4.0 oz or larger) 10/26 P&G
Venus Sensitive, Mach3 or Tropical Disposable Razors (3ct.) $5.99
Up & Up  Nicotine Polacrilex Gum, Mint Gum (100ct.m 2mg.) $24.99
$0.75/1 Up & Up Smoking Cessation Product Target Q
Up & Up Gummy Multivitamins (70ct.), Women's or Men's Daily Vitamins (100ct.) $100
$0.75/1 Up & Up Vitamins or Dietary Supplements Target Q

Charmin Mega Double-Roll Bath Tissue (9pk.), Bounty Giant Roll Paper Towels (8pk.) $9.49
$0.25/1 Charmin Product 12/26 P&G
$0.25/1 Bounty Towels or Napkins 12/26 P&G
Cottonelle Double-Roll (30pk.), Scott Extra Soft Triple-Roll (42pk.) or 1,000 Sheet Bath Tissue $14.99
$1.50/2 Cottonelle Bath Tissue AND Wipes ETS Target Q 
$0.50/1 Cottonelle Toilet Paper 4-pk or Larger (printable)
$1.50/1 Scott Bath Tissue ETS Target Q
$3/2 Scott Bath Tissue Products, on any TWO (2) (Q in English and Spanish) – 11/7 SS x12/31
$1/1 Scott Extra Soft Bath Tissue, 8-pack+ (Smart Source en Espanol) – 11/14 SS x12/26
$1/1 ANY Scott Bath Tissue or Towels (printable)
$2/2 (1) Scott Extra Soft Bath Tissue 8+ AND (1) Long Lasting or Mega Roll Towels 8pk+
Up & Up Napkins, Plates, Cups, Bowls and Wipes $2.49
Air Wick or Glade PlugIns Oil Refills (2pk.) $4.59
$1/1 Air Wick Scented Oil Twin Refill Pack 11/14 SS x12/26
FREE Airwick Plug-In Scented Oil Warmer wyb a Refill Target Q

Formula 409 (32oz.), Tilex, Pine-Sol (49oz.) or Selected 22-32oz. Clorox $2.49
Tide Liquid Laundry Detergent (56oz.) or Stain Release Duo Pacs (28ct.) $8.99
$1/1 Tide Detergent 12/26 P&G
Seventh Generation (64-load) or Method (50-load) Laundry Detergent $12.99
$1/1 Seventh Generation Item Target Q
$1/1 Seventh Generation Laundry Product (printable)
$2/2 ANY Seventh Generation Products (printable)
Up & Up Laundry Detergent (100oz.) $8.79
$0.75/1 Up & Up Laundry Detergent ETS Target Q

Pampers or Huggies Value-Pack $29.99
$3/1 Huggies Pure & Natural Diapers 12/5 SS
$2/1 Huggies Little Snugglers/Little Movers Diapers 12/5 SS

Lansinoh Disposable Nursing Pads (60ct.) $7
Johnson's (5-15oz.) or Desitin (2oz.) 2 for $6

Graduates Finger Foods; Lil' Crunchies and Puffs 4 for $7
$1/2 Gerber Graduates Snacks 11/14 RP
Enfamil Powder; Premium (23.4oz.) or Gentlease (22.2oz.) $21.99
$2/1 Enfamil (22.2 or larger) 12/5 SS

FREE $5 Gift Card wyb (1) Pedigree Dog Food 40lb.
Pedigree Dog Food (40lb.) $20.49
$2/1 Pedigree Healthy Longevity, Healthy Weight, or Healthy Joints (8.8 lbs or larger).(printable)

Tidy Cats Litter (35lb.) $10.99
Fancy Feast Cat Food (3oz.) 20 for $9
$0.75/10 Fancy Feast cat food cans Target Coupon Target Q x12/31
$0.65/3 Fancy Feast Gravy Lovers (printable)
$1/24 Fancy Feast canned cat food any variety 10/10 RP
B3G1 FREE Fancy Feast Gravy Lovers Canned Cat Food 10/10 RP

Page will be updated as more coupons are found

Thanks to Kerry from TotallyTarget.com for having such a great Target Coupon page!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Review - Beauty Stop Online: RUSK Products

I have teamed up with Beauty Stop Online to review various beauty products from their online store. I love the selection of items they have, all name brand. I reviewed the Hot Tools Ceramic Titanium Curling Iron a little while back and I love that purple beauty! I use it almost daily and just love the way it makes my hair feel!

This time around, the great guys over at Beauty Stop Online sent me a couple of Rusk Hair products. I received the Rusk Sensories Cure Treatment, Rusk Sensories Bright Shine Spray and the Rusk Str8 Anti-Frizz & Anti-Curl Lotion. I must say, the colorful bottles would really catch my attention in any store :) They sell for about $9.99 - $13.99, depending on the products and size.
Right off the bat, whenever I buy or receive hair products, I smell them. I can not put anything that smells odd to me in my hair, it just won't happen. Thankfully these RUSK hair care products all smelled wonderful, after you use them you feel and smell like you just got your hair professionally done in a Salon. I love that! As most of my regular readers know, my hair is both Black and Blonde, as I've been having it for about 6-7 years now. Constantly having to bleach my hair, I sometimes don't get my desired color and the Blonde part of my hair has a brassy orange-type color. This also happens after a while, my solution has always been just to bleach it again.

The RUSK Sensories Bright Shine Spray, that comes in the cute pink bottle, has been a a lifesaver! Over the course of just over 2 weeks with daily use, it has reduced the orange-type/brass tint from my Blonde hair. I really do wish I had taken before and after pictures. My sister is quite fond of the RUSK st8 Anti-Frizz, Anti-Curl lotion. It smells great and has calmed down those very strong curls she gets in the front. As for frizz control, we've seen a very small change.

The products that I've found doesn't work well for me was the RUSK Sensories Cure Treatment. It is a vitamin and protein stretching treatment. What I find odd about this product is that the directions on the back say "Spray liberally through clean towel-dried hair. Massage in and leave in 3-5 minutes. Rinse. Condition. Rinse. Style." Now, I don't know why in the world i would towel-dry my hair just to back in and wash it out, rinse, condition and rinse again. I tried the product but only during the last 10 minutes of my shower when my hair was still wet and after my shampoo and conditioner. I see no difference in my hair with this product and don't care for it much.

Two out of three is not bad in my book. Especially considering how much I love the 1st product. It brings so much shine to my hair that it almost gives it the illusion of being wet, and that was a style that I was very much into in my late teens. :) A huge thanks to John, from Beauty Stop Online, for the opportunity to review their product and their great store! :) So great to work with! :) Don't forget to connect with them on Twitter and Facebook for great product giveaways! I have so many favorites, so check out their great selection!

Disclaimer: I was NOT paid for this post, however I did receive the product in question, from the company or their representing  PR company,  free of charge in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own and I have provided a fair and honest review. I received no other compensation for my review nor was I under any obligation to give a positive review.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

It Finally Arrived! ... I ♥ It

I got it, I love it! I got my iPod delivered Monday at around 2pm and haven't put it down yet. I can't believe I've gone all this time without even making contact with one. I should call it blind hatred, Apple, you're ok in my book.

Its really funny that my iPod Touch 4g is an MP3 player because I haven't loaded one single mp3 in there since I got it. The apps have been keeping me busy. So many cute game! The graphics are pretty incredible for something so small and light. They are by far 100x better than the Play Station 1 and even rival those of the Play Station 2. I'm dumbfounded with this device.

I was so exited that I went on Skype and called myself from the iPod. I can't wait to see what iPod accessories I can review for it :) I'm so happy, I feel like a kid in a candy store, even though I don't like candy, lol. Again, any Free apps or games you can recommend, I'll be grateful! I'm enjoying harvesting little zombies and play High School Hero right now :) Best Christmas present ever!

What do you guys have on your Christmas wish list? :)

GIVEAWAY - (2) FREE Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Pastries

Hey guys! Hope you're having a GREAT Holiday season. I have been blessed with some great luck these past two weeks. I recently won a Pillsbury Giveaway from Christina over at Our Happy Little Life. I won an adorable Pillsbury Dough Boy plushie with a coupon for 1 FREE box of Pillsbury Toaster Strudel along with some other goodies. Thanks Christina :) I love it!

Aside from that and other wins, I was lucky enough to win (4) more of the SAME "1 FREE box of Pillsbury Toaster Strudel" coupon from the Pillsbury "A Million Morning Smiles" National Giveaway with over 2,000 winners each week. How lucky!

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So, being the kind sharing person I am, I am giving away (2) of the coupons to (1) lucky winner! Enter below! :) Good Luck! NOTE: This giveaway is sponsored by myself for my readers :) 

#61 - Donna Roucoulet 

Congrats! Winner was chosen via Random.org and emailed.

One (1) Winner will receive:
(2) Coupons for "1 FREE box of Pillsbury Toaster Strudel (6ct.) [up to $3], x7/7/11"
*Pillsbury Dough Boy Plushie Not Included, Sorry! :(

To Enter:
★(Mandatory) - Leave a comment :)
★(1 Entry) - Follow My Blog (Google Friend Connect)
★(1 Entry) - "Like" StudentSavingBucks On Facebook
★(1 Entry) - Follow @SSBucks On Twitter

Leave a comment for each of the things you did for extra entries. Leave a link for tweets or blog posts, if applicable. Available to U.S. residents only. GOOD LUCK. Giveaway will end December 31st, 2010 and a winner will be chosen then.

NOTE: Make sure you read the full Giveaway Rules before entering. If you'd like, leave what state you reside in alongside your name. I will no longer be posting giveaway winner's emails for your privacy.

Monday, December 20, 2010

"Cooking With Ai Mei" - Arroz Con Leche

(Photo Credit: Creativegan.net Gracias!)
Sure, treats like Hot Chocolate are great during these cold Holidays, but I prefer something else. Arroz con Leche, which translates to "Rice Pudding" (literally, rice with milk). It is one of the most common desserts in nearly all Latin American countries. The origin of this dessert is unknown, but most likely was brought over to Latin America from Spain. There are very many variations of this dessert, but if you want the simplest form, its just milk and rice. Here is my version with variations we usually make.

■ Rice, any type (1 cup)
■ Milk, (2½ - 3 cups)
■ Water, (1 cup)
■ Sugar, (1½ - 2 cups)
■ Vanilla Extract, (1 teaspoon)
■ Cinnamon Stick, 1
■ Ground Cinnamon

  1. In a saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to boil on medium-heat. Throw in 1 stick of cinnamon.
  2. Wash 1 cup of rice and pour it into the saucepan and reduce the heat to low and let simmer. Stir frequently to prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Its important to boil the rice in water before adding the milk, it will speed up the process to soften the rice.
  3. Add the 2½ cups of milk to the saucepan, stirring frequently on low-heat. As the rice absorbs the milk you can add more if you you want a more liquid consistency. Let simmer for about 10 - 15 minutes and add 1½ - 2 cups of Sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (or add both to your liking).
  4. Let simmer for about 10 - 15 more minutes, or until rice is tender and its reached a consistency you like.
Now, serve nice and hot with some ground cinnamon on top. You can also leave it out and let it cool and eat it that way too, which is the way I prefer :)

Variations: With the recipe above, we sometimes add raisins which we soak in rum (Flor De Caña, Gran Reserva). Also, we sometimes add some butter, nutmeg, we add orange and.or lemon peel during step one and remove it around step 3. Other variations around Latin America include the addition of sweetened condensed milk, which replaces or combines the sugar; adding coconut milk instead of regular white milk; the addition of nutmeg, lemon or orange zest and crushed pineapple is also common. 
I hope you guys try this and enjoy it. This dessert is readily available to buy at many stores, but when YOU make it, you get a great treat and satisfaction. Oh, and bragging rights! :) I hope to have more of these "Cooking With Ai Mei" posts in the future. 

WUC - Coupon Preview Wednesday For 12/26

Every Wednesday  I will be posting EARLY PREVIEWS available through (WUC) WeUseCoupons.com. I will be highlighting the best deals from (2) particular stores; CVS and Walgreens. Don't worry though, you guys will still have your Target Ad + Coupon Match-Ups too! So make sure to drop by Wednesdays and check the early previews here at StudentSavingBucks. I will have an individual post for each store. This main post will be used to direct you to early coupon insert previews.

This upcoming week you will have (1) Coupon Insert. The preview is already available below, so click to get a very early preview :)

Coupon Previews from WUC:

Target coupons in 12/26 Inserts:*
No target Qs in 12/26 Newspaper
*Target Coupons may be regional

WUC has a pay-per-click Affiliates Program. If you're interested click here to join. New sign ups get a $3 bonus! If you do, please list "SSBucks" as your referrer and let me know you did. Thanks

WUC - CVS Early Preview + Deals

CVS Deals on WeUseCoupons Early preview of the CVS Ad for 12/26 with coupon match-ups. The full Ad scan is available. Here are a few highlighted deals from the CVS Ad 12/26 - 1/1:

Tone Body Wash ($3 ECB) - $3.88
$1 Tone Product (printable)
Total: FREE after coupon and ECB (Limit 1)

Colgate Total Advanced or Enamel Strength ($2 ECB) - $2.99
Total: $0.99 after ECB (Limit 2)

Pantene Shampoo or Conditioner (12.6oz.) ($2 ECB wyb 2) - 2/$6.97
BOGO Pantene Shampoo WYB any Pantene Product, Free Product, 12.6 oz or less, excludes trial size P&G 11/28
$3/2 Pantene P & G 12/26
Total: $1.48 for 2 after BOGO coupon and ECB (Limit 1)

WUC - Walgreens Early Preview + Deals

Walgreens Deals at WUC - Early preview of Walgreens Ad for 12/26 w/ coupon match-ups. The full Ad scan is available. Here are a few highlighted deals from the Walgreens Ad 12/26 - 1/2
Colgate Dental Care Max Fresh or Max White TB or Toothpaste (6oz.) (get $2 RR) - $2
Total: FREE after RR
Herbal Essences or Aussie Product (5.7-14oz.) (get $1 RR) - $2.99
BOGO - Herbal Essences or Aussie Product (Up to $3.23) 12/26 P&G
Total: $1.99 for two after RR and Coupon

Pantene Shampoo or Conditioner (12.6oz.), Styling Product (1.9-11.5oz) (get $2 RR) - 2 for $7
$3/2 Pantene Products (ETS) P&12/26 P&G

Total: $1.99 for two after RR and Coupon

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Blog Hops For The Week Of December 20, 2010

Another week of Blog Hops nicely organized into a NEW convenient post :) lol. Join us, make new friends, and find new blogs! This is my 6th month! Wow! Super long time!:)

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1.  What will your Christmas dinner consist of?
I actually have no idea. Don't know if we'll be cooking a lot this Christmas.
2.  Do you watch commercials or flip through the channels?
Depends on the commercial. There are some that I like and some I don't. So its half and half, sometimes I do, other times  I don't :)
3.  How long will you leave your Christmas decorations up?
About 2-3 weeks after New Years :) Sometimes less.
4.  What movie makes you cry every time you watch it?
"Sad Movie". Its a Korean movie that does its name justice lol. I have been known to cry during quite a few, not cry but get teary. 
5.  Do you have a Facebook?
I do. One is personal, for family & close friends but I hardly go on. The other is for my blog, that one I'm on daily :)

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