Archives for June 2012


My Review: Shopping DivaStyle at TheRoomPlace Joliet!!

As an adult, I don’t often experience that “kid in a candy store” feeling where I want everything I see; however my recent trip to The Room Place in Joliet brought out my “inner kid”.  Everything I saw I wanted!  I felt like I was on a car trip with my parents playing “that’s my car” with my siblings, the Helena Dinette set was mine, the Hailey Bedroom Set was my daughters, the Enzo Collection was calling my name….but considering I have a 2 year old and a 5 year old I have to stay away from white furniture.  So the Enzo Collection II, screamed “Hey Diva, pick me?”.  Yes, believe it or not furniture can talk (smile).  There was just such a great selection, awesome prices and wonderful staff; it was clear to me that “this is the place that I am going to purchase my furniture from”.

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**HOT** $3.00/1 Kingsford Charcoal + Walgreens/Target/Meijer Scenario’s

Here is a deal that you absolutely do not want to miss out on!! If you are a member of the Coupons.com Savings Club there is a new printable coupon for $3.00 off of 1 Kingsford Charcoal.  This coupon is a must have to score a great deal on Kingsford for your 4th of July feast, if you are not a a Savings Club Member you are still in luck, you can get a 30 Day Free Trial to experience the savings. Once you have printed the coupons, here are the deals you can do:

Walgreens Scenario
(if you only have access to printable coupons do this scenario):

Purchase $15.00 or more in participating products and get $3.00 in register rewards
Purchase 4 Bags of Kingsford Charcoal (6.7 oz) at 4.99
Use (4) $3.00 off of 1 Kingsford Charcoal (you will need 2 computers)
Pay: $7.96 get back $3.00 in Register Rewards
Final Price: $4.96 or $1.24 per bag

Target Scenario:

Purchase 2 Bags of Kingsford Match Light Charcoal 6.7 lb $4.89 (Price Cut thru 7/7)
Use the $3/2 Kingsford Products Target store coupon found in the 6/24 SS
Stack with (2) $3/1 Kingsford Charcoal Printable SavingsClub coupons
Final Price:  $0.78 total – just $0.39 per bag! Wow!

Meijer Scenario
(do this scenario if your store allows you to use Target Coupons):

Purchase two Kingsford Match Light 6.7 lb, $6.29 each, for $12.58
Use (2) $3/1 Kingsford Charcoal Printable SavingsClub coupons
Stack with a $3/2 Kingsford Products Target store coupon found in the 6/24 SS
Pay $3.58 and get $3 OYNO
Final cost: 0.58/2 or just 0.29 each!

**The 30 Day Trial for the Savings Club is Free, after the 30 Days it will be $3.00 per month, however you can cancel at any time with no obligation.

Thanks, Hip2Save & The Shopper’s Apprentice!!


Teach your children the value of Saving with this $17.76 Bonus!!

It’s never too early to teach your children the value of saving, but how about you start NOW so your child can score a $17.76 Kids Savings Account opening bonus.  Here’s how it works:

  • Open a Kids Savings Account between June 30th – July 3rd and we’ll put a $17.76 bonus into your new account. Only available when you open a new account with at least one new Customer (either you or the kiddo must be a new Customer to ING DIRECT and yes, the kiddo must be under 18 years old).
  • $17.76 bonus starts earning interest upon account opening, and is available for withdrawal after 30 days.

There’s no minimum deposit amount required, no fees, and the account earns 0.80% APR.  This is a wonderful way for your kids to start learning how to save their money, the right way.


AMAZON: FREE ColorUp Application + FREE $1.00 Amazon MP3 Credit


This is definitely a win-win situation. Grab this FREE Andriod Imaging App + a FREE $1.00 Amazon MP3 Credit for purchasing this FREE app. In couponing, we call this a MoneyMaker (smile). So here is how this works, purchase ColorUp Pro for Android and upon completion of your purchase you will receive an email with your FREE $1.00 Amazon MP3 Credit. You must purchase ColorUp Pro by the end of today (6/30) to receive your credit and your FREE credit must be used by 7/31/12.

Bring your photos to life with ColorUp Pro, an image-editing app for your Android device. Add a splash of color or a touch of life, and let your inner artist shine!

Import your image and watch it fade to black-and-white. Then use your finger to reveal the color of the original image. With this technique, you can create stunning images that people will rave over.

ColorUp Pro brings you an advanced feature set–more powerful than other apps out there–but it’s designed to be simple and quick to use.  Application Details:

  • 12 image filters (Sepia, Vintage, Low Saturation, and more)
  • 5 different types of brush types
  • Color enrichment
  • Color shifting
  • Edge softening to hide mistakes
  • Background blur (depth of field)
  • Background contrast

**LAST DAY** To Claim your FREE Greeting Card

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Today is the last day for you to get your FREE GREETING CARD from Snapfish. 

Emails are not as personal as sending a letter or a card, but sometimes I forget to pick up cards or I remember late at night that I need to send a card or letter for a special occasion (Charge it to the head and not the heart) which is one of the reasons I like shopping Snapfish, because they allow me to create quick, easy and custom cards at anytime of the day.  Now if you have never gotten a greeting card from Snapfish, now is a great time to get one.  You can try a free greeting card on them! Use Coupon Code: ONEFREECARD at check out – Exp: 6/30/12  I promise you won’t be disappointed!


AMAZON: FREE Raw is the Answer E-book

I have been talking to my friends and family a lot lately about taking steps towards losing weight and then today I ran across this FREE E-Book: Raw is the Answer: The 30 Day Green Smoothie Diet.  I am a smoothie person, so I a definitely interested in trying this to see how it works.  Heck, it’s worth a shot the book is FREE and it won’t take much for me to make a quick smoothie as one meal replacement.  Keep in mind this is a FREE kindle download, but if you don’t own a Kindle you can still download it you will just need Free Reader App to convert it for you.  Here is the book description:

The secret is out.

Raw is the Answer.

Learn how to make 30 different green smoothies containing more calcium than a glass of milk and more than 100% DV of omega-3 fatty acids. By simply replacing one meal per day with a healthy green smoothie you can greatly increase your energy, maintain your cardiovascular health and lose weight. Only simple, fresh fruits and vegetables are needed to make these smoothies, along with optional supplements such as flaxseed oil, chlorella and agave nectar.

Find out why thousands of people are introducing this amazing drink into their daily routine and changing their lives for the better.


FREEBIE: FREE Diabetic Cookbook


Looking For Safe, Delicious, Diabetic Recipes?
Download our Free Low-Carb Cookbook Today!


Let’s Spin to win and earn some gas discounts!!!

Shell and Fuel Rewards Network - Spin to Save

I am proud to report that my friend over at Suburban Coupon Mom, has put this deal to GREAT use.  She filled up with 15 gallons of gas for only $1.72.  Wow, isn’t that amazing, all from playing this game and referring people to play this game.  I urge your to play NOW!!  While gas prices seem to be dropping slowly it costs me approximately $75.00 to fill up my van, so to simply spin a wheel to save some money on gas is right up my alley.  Head on over to Shell’s Spin to Save Game and try your luck at scoring a discount on gas.  Spinning the wheel can save you up to $0.25 per gallon, however you will be required to sign up for a FREE rewards card to take advantage of your discount (this will be mailed to you).  Just click HERE to spin the win!!!  Other prizes that will be given out to those who participate include: Free Fill ups and Free Fuel for a year!!


**LAST DAY** Shoedazle Bogo Sale

261006_ShoeDazzle Summer Sale! Buy 1 get 1 Free! All styles only $39.95! Ends June 30th so hurry!!Today is the last day of the Buy One Get One sale over at Shoedazzle.  You can Stay Fly with ShoeDazzle, as they have a HOT selection of shoes and accessories and right now they are offering a BOGO sale on their hottest styles. So if you are in the market for some sleek yet unique shoes and accessories, this is the sale that you don’t want to miss!!! Click HERE to get FLY!!!

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All You Magazine for only $1.67 per issue + $5.00 Gift Card


If you are couponing, then you know it is essential to have the All You Magazine, as each monthly episode is filled with over $40.00 in savings.  Right now you can snag the All You Magazine for only $1.67 per issue, plus you will receive a FREE $5.00 Walmart gift card. Subscribe to All You Magazine


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