Monday, January 30, 2012

Menu Monday: Week of January 30th


Monday -Rotisserie Chicken, Brown Rice Pilaf, Veggies
Tuesday - Pork Chops and Apples in the Crockpot
Wednesday - BLTs and Sweet Potato Fries
Thursday - Banana Nut Pancakes and Sausage
Friday - Stuffed Bell Peppers
Saturday - Steak Salads
Sunday - Appetizer Sunday

Labels for Education: Printable 100 Point Bonus Sheets


Available to print until January 31st, Labels for Education is offered 100 Bonus points for every 5 labels if they are attached to the bonus sheet. Each school can submit 50 copies of this form which equals 5000 points!! Must be submitted by 3/31/12.

Printable Coupon: $1.75/2 Select General Mills Cereals


Go here to print a coupon for $1.75 off any 2 boxes of Chex, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams, Honey Nut Clusters, Kix, Lucky Charms, Oatmeal Crisps, Raisin Nut Bran, Reese’s Puffs, Total, Trix or Wheates.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Printable Coupon: Office Depot $10 off $10 of Copy and Print Services


Go here to print a coupon for $10 off any $10 or more purchase at Copy & Print Depot. Coupon expires 2/14/12.


Pampers Gifts to Grow: 5 Free Points


Another new code was released for Pampers Gifts to Grow. You can add 10 points to your account by adding the code TWIT9PGYETBPA12 (5 pts).

You don't need a baby to collect free codes - get started today!

Menu Monday: Week of January 23rd


Monday - Ham and Cheese Crescents with veggie side
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday
Wednesday - Chicken Fried Rice and Stir Fry veggies
Thursday - Rotisserie Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies
Friday - Salads topped with Chicken
Saturday - Homemade Pizza (ended up out for dinner last Saturday)
Sunday - Pork Loin Chops with Apples in Slow Cooker

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Dominick's Card Deal Again!! Buy 3 cards Get $5 Catalina!

Dominick's is running the same promotion as they have in the past - Buy 3 Hallmark cards and get a $5 Catalina. .99 cards ARE excluded, but $1.49 or $1.99 cards work.

Buy 3 card at $1.99
Pay $5.97, get $5.00 back
Final Price .97 for 3 cards!

Perfect time for Valentines day!!

Giveaway WINNER: $25 Sam's Club Gift Card


The winner of the $25 Sam's gift card is Debbie B! Thanks to everyone who entered! It was by far the most entries of any giveaway to date!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Pampers Gifts to Grow: 10 Free Points


Another new code was released for Pampers Gifts to Grow. You can add 10 points to your account by adding the code FBMLKKU4RPP6P12 (10 pts).

You don't need a baby to collect free codes - get started today!

Menu Monday: Week of January 16th


Monday - Grilled Cheese and Soup (didn't have last night)
Tuesday - Crockpot Curried Lentil and Chickpea Stew (didn't make last week)
Wednesday - Chicken Fried Rice and Stir Fry veggies
Thursday - Mom's Night Out Cooking Class (boys are having leftovers)
Friday - Turkey Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries
Saturday - Homemade Pizza
Sunday - Trinco Family Day (dinner with ILs)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Box Tops For Education: Sign up for 2 Ways 2 Earn



I've posted before about Jewel's online Box Top Incentive Program - Growing Local Learning. Looks like Dominick's has developed their own site as well. And just for signing up you can earn 5 box tops for your school!

Go to the 2 Ways 2 Earn Site and register today!

Giveaway: 6 Box Tops on a Pack - $25 Sam's Club Gift Card

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is easy to forget about the work that goes into getting the kids prepped for return-to-school. Sam’s Club is here to help and to remind you to continue collecting Box Tops to help your school of choice. Sam’s Club and Box Tops for Education want to make your life as easy as possible heading into the New Year with return-to-school deals and promotions!

While purchasing some of your favorite General Mills brands you can also earn more cash for your local school with the Sam’s Club “6 Box Tops on a Pack” promotion!

At least 6 Bonus Box Tops will be located on your favorite return-to-school brands such as Nature Valley Oats 'N Honey Crunchy Granola Bars, Yoplait and Progresso. I purchased Nature Valley Granola Bars and Yoplait with my gift card for school lunches!

From groceries to computers to notebooks, Sam’s Club makes shopping for all of your return-to-school needs simple. This January, be sure to visit your local Sam’s Club to find all your return-to-school necessities. To learn more about the Box Tops for Education Program and how you can help contribute to your school, visit www.BoxTops4Education.com.

One Bargain is the New Black reader will win a $25 Sam's Gift Card!!

Here's how to enter - Fill out the form below and tell me which favorite General Mills products you're most excited to see featured in the bonus Box Tops offer at Sam’s Club? (MANDATORY for your entries to count)!

Additional Entries (you must fill out the form and submit it again for additional entries, just refresh the page to get a new form):
  • Follow my blog on Google on the right hand bar (or tell me you already do)
  • Subscribe to my newsletter on the right hand bar (or tell me you already do)
  • Repost this giveaway to your blog or to your facebook (and let me know)
This giveaway will end on Wednesday January 18that midnight. A winner will be selected by random.org on Thursday January 19th and the winner will be notified. If I do not hear from the winner within 48 hours I will select a new winner. Good Luck!



Disclosure: The Sam’s Club gift card, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

Giveaway WINNER: Frosted Toast Crunch Prize Pack!




The winner of the Frosted Toast Crunch Prize Pack is Carol D. I have sent her an email and if I don't hear from her in 48 hours I will pick a new winner. Thanks to everyone who entered!

Free Sample: Keurig 12-ct Hot Chocolate from Green Mountain Coffee


Head over the Green Mountain Coffee's Facebook page and register for a 12 pack of CafĂ© Escapes® Milk Chocolate Hot Cocoa K-Cups!

Hurry this freebie won't last!


Sunday, January 8, 2012

Menu Monday: Week of January 9th


Monday - Crockpot Chicken and Apricots (didn't make last week)
Tuesday - Pasta with Meatballs and garlic bread
Wednesday - Crockpot Curried Lentil and Chickpea Stew
Thursday - Dinner Night out with Prince of Peace
Friday - Breaded Chicken and Veggies
Saturday - Hubby's pick (he's in charge of dinner!!)
Sunday - Grilled Cheese and Soup

Free Sample: Crystal Light Energy


Go here for a free sample of Crystal Light Energy!

Sample will arrive in 2-3 weeks.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Target Toys 50% - some 70%


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Time for the semi-annual Target Toy sale...lots of aisles already marked at 50% off - found some toys that were marked down to 70% early (Leapster Games, some Mighty Bean toys). These should all go 70% off in the next week or so! Legos were holding at 30% off for many sets, so they likely will only go to 50%.


Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Free Sample: Puffs to Go Tissues


Go here to request a free sample of Puffs to Go Tissues!

Monday, January 2, 2012

Monday Menu: Week of January 2nd


In an effort to hold myself accountable to a weekly menu, here is my plan for this week!

Monday - Steak quesadillas and mexican rice
Tuesday - Rotisserie chicken, vegetables and fresh bread
Wednesday - Italian beef sammys, green peppers and sweet potato fries
Thursday - Leftovers
Friday -Crockpot chicken with apricots
Saturday - Ham and potato casserole
Sunday - Crockpot beef stew with egg noodles

Resolutions 2012: Declutter Calander


One of my 2012 resolutions is to go through my house top to bottom and get rid of everything we don't use. First attempt will be at our annual spring garage sale and then the rest will be donated.

I came across this fabulous Declutter Calendar from My Simpler Life to hold me accountable. It gives you one task per day which seems doable. Join me on a quest to declutter in 2012!

Lego: Free Lego Build Tuesday January 3rd 5PM


Tomorrow, Tuesday January 3rd is the next FREE Lego Build. Starts at 5pm at your local Lego store and this month they are building the Cobra shown above. Get there early as the line is always very long!

More info here.

Chili's: Kid's Eat Free Through 1/4


Go here to print a coupon for Kid's to eat free at Chili's through Wednesday 1/4!


Giveaway: Frosted Toast Crunch Prize Pack!


Tired of the same old breakfast routine? Introducing NEW Frosted Toast Crunch, with the delicious taste of frosted vanilla (frosted vanilla coating is artificially flavored), this cereal is totally irresistible. Just one bite of the new Frosted Toast Crunch will send you into breakfast bliss, with each crunch square baked with the delightful taste of frosted vanilla and dusted with a delicious dash of cinnamon.

With 11 grams of whole grain, 9 grams of sugar and a good source of calcium, Frosted Toast Crunch offers a good start to the day. Crave those new FROSTED crazy squares? They’ll be available in your local grocers early January, just in time for return-to-school

Take your cereal to the next level with this wholesome breakfast. Your taste buds will be swirling with excitement! Visit General Mills Website for more information.

My kids are huge fans of Cinnamon Toast Crunch so they were really excited to give this new cereal a try. Both of my boys, ages 8 and 5 loved it!



One Bargain is the New Black reader will win a Frosted Toast Crunch Prize Pack which includes:
Spilt milk bowl, Lickety spoon, Frosted pitcher and Frosted Toast Crunch cereal.

Here's how to enter - Fill out the form below and tell me how your family enjoy new Frosted Toast Crunch? (MANDATORY for your entries to count)!

Additional Entries (you must fill out the form and submit it again for additional entries, just refresh the page to get a new form):
  • Follow my blog on Google on the right hand bar (or tell me you already do)
  • Subscribe to my newsletter on the right hand bar (or tell me you already do)
  • Repost this giveaway to your blog or to your facebook (and let me know)
This giveaway will end on Monday January 9that midnight. A winner will be selected by random.org on Tuesday January 10th and the winner will be notified. If I do not hear from the winner within 48 hours I will select a new winner. Good Luck!


Disclosure: Frosted Toast Crunch, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

Thirty-One Gifts: Year End Outlet Sale - 50% off!!


I mentioned in my earlier post that I've recently become a Thirty-One Consultant. Right now you can save 50% or more on discontinued patterns and products through the Year End Outlet Sale! There are a lot of ADORABLE patterns being offered such as the very popular Apple Print (great for teachers!!).

Check out what's available by visiting my Thirty-One Homepage and click Start Shopping in the Outlet Sale box!

Bargain is the New Black: Where I have been!


Happy Happy New Year to you all! I am looking forward to lots of new challenges and changes in 2012! You might have been wondering where I have been and why I haven't been blogging.

To be honest I have been burnt out on the coupon thing. I had been couponing religiously since 2006 and after 5 years of going full force chasing deals, I just kind of got tired. You may or may not have known that I was also a "blinkie girl" part time and I also stopped doing that as well. I just got so overwhelmed with all the "stuff" in my home, coupons piled on my desk and having to visit multiple stores with kids in tow.

Another reason which you may be experiencing too - deals are harder to find with the changes to coupon policies, coupon expiration dates and store restrictions. That being said I haven't given up on coupons all together, just kind of dropped it on the priority list of things in my life.

I've also started a new business venture by becoming a Thirty-One Consultant. I'm really excited about this new opportunity and I hope that I can grow this part-time business into a profitable income source.

I will be using this blog space to share deals that are too good to pass up when they come around that I actually plan on doing, sharing giveaways and reviews that are still coming my way as well as hopefully use this as a space feature a new post - Monday Menu that will be menu planning for the week (which is one of my 2012 resolutions and will help keep me accountable to menu plan).

I won't be blogging everyday - maybe a just a few days a week. I hope that you will continue to follow my blog so at the very least you'll have a chance to win some great giveaways!

Best wishes to you in 2012!