Budget Saving Couches

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You guys may have noticed, it has been a little quieter on my blog the past couple of days. My hubby has been home from work, and we have been busy shopping for couches. It has been a lot of fun!!  We had bought a very inexpensive couch a couple of years back. (Well, I say inexpensive, but it was still $300-$400.) It looked very nice and we bought it to sell our house quicker, which worked by the way! Our WONDERFUL realtor, John McPherson with Coldwell Banker sold it in about a week, so money VERY well spent.  Having to leave the house all the time and be interupted is not my thing, so I wanted it to sell very quickly.

This time when we bought our couches, we wanted couches that would last forever. I wanted either a Lane or a Lazy Boy. I know they are expensive, but I actually have a lazy boy that is older than I am and still is really comfy and works great!

After looking around for a LONG time at LOTS of stores with ALL the kids in tow, we finally found a couch that we loved! YAY!!  BUT the price was more than we wanted to pay , and I did not care for the color. So, my husband said that he would be willing to pay a certain amount if we could get the color that we wanted and we might as well ask. So, he talked to them and we are now the owners of two new Lazy Boy reclining couches in the color and fabric that I wanted saving us aboutt 1/3 of the original price plus no fees!! YAY!! I can’t wait until we get them!!

That is someting to keep in mind whenever you are shopping. You don’t have to pay sticker price. A lot of stores are willing to negotiate on prices.  My husband is great at explaining why he thinks that he should get that price and usually by the end of the conversation they agree! He does his homework first and knows how much the same type of item sales for at other stores because he does not want to be unfair, he just doesn’t want to pay more than we should have to pay.

Free Chick-fil-A

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Get a free chick-fil-A sandwich when you become one of the first 250,000 fans here. The next 750,000 will receive a free drink. Note: These pages were VERY slow to load for me, but I LOVE Chick-fil-A so it was worth it for me.

If you are new to couponing, make sure to check out my post here.

Free School Bus from Lowes

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Budget Saving Mom REminder: Today is the FREE Build and Grow Clinic at Lowes Home Improvement. You do have to pre-register and can do so here! Enjoy some budget saving FREE time with your kiddos!!

Walgreens 8/23 Budget Saving Deals

walgreensHere are the best budget saving deals I see this week at Walgreens. If you are new to Walgreens, make sure to check out my post here. If you are new to couponing check out For Newbies at the top and Basics for Beginners under categories on the right.

Tylenol Extra Strength, buy one get one free, $4.49
Use (2) $2 coupons from 6/21 Sunday paper
Final Price $.25 each

Huggies Wipes (62-80 Ct.) $2.79
Use $2 coupon from Back to School Coupon Book
Use $.50 coupon from 8/16 Sunday paper
Final price $.29

Walgreens Training Pant and diapers
Jumbo pack $5.99

Starbucks Ice Cream 1 pint, $3
Use $2 coupon from 6/21 Sunday paper
Use $1 coupon from 8/9 Sunday paper
Final Price as low as $1

Kellogg’s Cereal 2 for $5
includes: Special K, Smart Start, Raisin Bran, Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, Corn Pops
Use $1..50 off 2 Kellogg’s Mini-Wheats or Raisin Bran, coupon here
Get $2 Register Rewards when you buy 2
Use $1 off 2 coupon from 8/2 Sunday paper
Use $1 off Rice Krispies Vocal Point home mailer
Use Free Rice Krispies Vocal Point home mailer

Benadryl Cream Gel or Spray
, $3.99
Get $5 Register Rewards when you buy 2
Use $1/coupon from 5/17, 6-28 or 8/2 Sunday paper
Final Price $.49 each

Tylenol products 20-24ct $4.49; buy one get one free
Use $2 off any Tylenol Extra Strength Product from 6/21 and 7/26 Sunday papers
Final price $.25 each

Select Kellogg’s Snack Foods $2.50
Get $5 Register Rewards when you buy 4
Nutri-Grain Bars
Use $1 off 2 coupon from the coupons.com bar on the right or the 8/2 Sunday paper
Club Crackers
Use $1 off 2 coupon here (you have to register for this coupon)
Keebler Cookies
Use $1 off 2 coupon from 8/2 Sunday paper
-$1/2 Keebler Fudge Shoppe Cookies, printable
Rice Krispie Treats
-$1/2 Kellogg’s Rice Krispie Treats, RP 8/02
Cheez-Its
-.75/1 Cheez-Its Whole Grain Crackers, printable or printable
Pop Tarts
-$1/2 Kellogg’s Pop Tarts, RP 8/02
-.55/1 Kellogg’s Pop Tarts, printable

Goody Ouchless Hair Accessories, $2.99
Get $2 Register Rewards
Final Price $.99

Chinet Paper Plates 10-15 pk, $2.99 buy one get one free with in ad coupon
Use (2) $1 coupons from 6/28 Sunday paper
Final Price $.99 for 2

Scotch Transparent Tape, 2 for $1 with in-ad coupon (Limit 4)
Use $1 off 3 from 7/12 Sunday paper
Final price $.50 for 3

Reach Prevent Toothbrush, $.99 with in-ad coupon
Use $1 coupon from 3/15, 4/26, 6/14, 8/2 Sunday paper
Final price FREE (Make sure to use the manufacturer’s coupon BEFORE the store coupon.)

Crest Toothpaste, 4 for $10
Get $5 Register Rewards when you buy 4
Use $.75 coupon from 8/2 Sunday paper
Final price $.50 each

Dawn Dish Soap $.99 with in ad coupon
Use $.25 coupon from 8/2 Sunday paper
Final price $.74

Scotch Smart Mailer or 7-10pk Clasp Envelopes $.79 ea with in ad coupon
Use $.50 coupon from 7/26 Sunday paper
Final price $.29

If you see any budget saving deals I missed, please leave a comment.

CVS 8/23 Budget Saving Deals

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Here are the best budget saving deals I see at CVS this week. If you are new to CVS, make sure to check out my post here. If you are new to couponing, check out For Newbies at the top and Basics for Beginners under Categories on the right. There is a limit of 1 on these offers unless otherwise indicated.  Don’t forget to pick up your coupon book from the Pharmacy that they put out in August. It should have a couple of $4 off $20 purchase coupons. Remember you need to give your coupons in the right order, you can check out my post about that here.

Sunday through Tuesday Budget SavingDeals:

Caliber/CVS Composition Book 100 sheets $.99
Get $.99 extra care bucks (limit 2)
Final price FREE

Week long Budget Saving Deals:

Carefree Ultra Protection 16 ct $3.79
Get $3.79 extra care bucks (Limit 4)
Use $1 coupon here
Final price FREE plus $1 back

Poise liners 10-16 ct 2 for $4
Get $2 extra care bucks when you buy 2 (limit 5)
Use $2 coupon here
Use $1.50 off 2 Poise Pantiliners from 8/9 Sunday paper
Final price FREE plus $2 back

Receive $3 in EXTRA CARE BUCKS when you buy $10 in participating Glade Products (limit 3)
Glade PlugIns Lasting Impressions $10 for 2
Use (2) $3 coupons from 8/2 Sunday paper
Final price FREE

Glade sense and spray $10 for 2
Use (2) $4 coupons from 8/23 Sunday paper
Final price FREE plus $1 back

mennen deodorant 2.3-3.25 oz (excludes men’s 24/7 and pro) $2.49
get $1 extra care bucks (limit 2)
Use $1.50 coupon from coupons.com bar on the right (This is a regional coupon and not available for all zipcodes)
Final price FREE

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese $4 for 4
Get $2 extra care bucks when you buy 4 (Limit 1)
B3G1 Kraft, Macaroni & Cheese printable coupon  previously available
Final price as low as $.25 each

Buy  $15 Biore, Jergen’s, Curel or John Frieda products and get $5 extra care bucks (Limit 1)
John Frieda
prices start at $5
Use $1 coupon from 8/23 Sunday paper
Use $1 John Frieda Root Awakening coupon from the coupons.com bar on the right
Final price $2.33 each (for 3)

Buy  $15 in Neutrogena Products get $5 extra care bucks (Limit 1)
Use $1 or $2 coupon from 7/26 Sunday paper
Final price varies

Schick Intuition or Quattro Razor or Cartridges, 3-4 ct, $8.99
Get $2 extra care bucks (Limit 1)
Use $4 coupon from 7/26 Sunday paper
Final price $2.99

Buy 2 select Olay Products get $12 extra care bucks (Limit 1)
Olay Regenerist Cream, Derma-Pod 24ct, Treatment Kits or Definity Facial Care
Use $1 coupon from 7/12, 8/2 Sunday paper
Use $3 coupon from 8/23 Sunday paper
Use $4 off $20 Facial Care Auto Fill booklet that you may be able to find at the pharmacy
Final price varies

Buy $15 of the following select products and get $5 extra care bucks (Limit 1)
Robitussin Cough Gels 20ct or Liquid 8oz $7
Use $2 coupon here
Chapstick Shimmers and Fresh Effects $2.99
Dimetapp Childrens Elixir DM 8oz $8
Use $2 coupon here (This stuff is so great for my kids when they have a cough!!)
Thermacare Heat Wraps $6.99
Use $3 coupon from 8/23 Sunday paper or here
Advil Tablets or Caplets 100ct, Liquid-Gels 80ct, or PM 32-40ct $7.50
Use $1 or $2 coupon from 8/12 Sunday paper
Use $1 coupon from 6/21, 8/23 Sunday paper
Final price varies

If you see any budget saving deals that I missed, please leave a comment!