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Sunday Coupon

Free Pumpkin Muffin from Einstein Bros w/Purchase

Purchase a coffee beverage at your nearest Einstein Bros Bagels and get a free pumpkin muffin with this coupon.

Thanks, Mojo Savings.

Borders Going Out of Business Sale

It’s the last 10 days to shop at Borders! Everything in the store is 60-80% off. We went earlier this weekend and picked up a bunch of Christmas gifts for a great price. Calendars are 80% off, and those make terrific gifts! They’re selling their fixtures, too, so if you need a bookcase, you might be able to get a very nice one at an amazing price. They’re still taking gift cards, so if you have an old Borders card laying around, dig it out and snag some deals! So find your nearest store and head over before they’re closed for good!

Free Encouragement Card from Family Christian Stores

Sept 12th is the National Day of Encouragement. Family Christian Stores is offering a free encouragement card (up to $1.50) Sept 4-Sept 12. No purchase or coupon is required. Find your nearest location and if you’re planning on picking up anything else, use this 25% off your entire purchase (of regularly priced items).

Thanks, Hip2Save.

Winner of the Carmex Giveaway!

Congratulations to Shelley M. (thew****@hotmail.com)! She’s the winner of the Carmex giveaway! Shelley, I’ll be sending you an email very soon. Please send me your mailing address so I can pass it along to the sponsor.

Thanks very much to everyone who entered!

*CLOSED* Giveaway — Carmex Prize Pack! Ends 9/3

Lip balm is one of those things I just can’t live without. I emptied my purse recently, and we won’t talk about how many tubes of lip balm I found floating around in there. So I was so excited when Carmex contacted me to review their two newest items: ultra moisturizing Carmex Lime Twist and Carmex Vanilla click sticks.

I tried the lime flavor first, as I’m known for loving just about everything lime flavored. The Carmex was no exception. It’s not an overpowering flavor, but there’s no mistaking it. I love the Carmex tingle you get when you put it on. The fact that the stick clicks is cute, but I wouldn’t call it a huge selling point to me. I would have liked it just as well if it were a normal, non-clicking tube. I’m a frequent lip balm applier (and I just made up that term), but I would say that I found myself reapplying the Carmex less frequently than I do other types of lip balm. I could still feel the smoothness on my lips, so I didn’t think about reapplying it as often. The vanilla is just as good in the lime, both in flavor quality and in effectiveness. I thought both of them went on “thicker”, for lack of a better word, than other lip balm, though I don’t find the tube actually depleting any faster than I would expect, so I don’t know if that’s just an illusion or if you really do get more when you apply it. Either way, I really liked that. I’m the sort of person who will smear my lips back and forth 4 or 5 times when I apply lip balm, but I found myself not doing that with these. On top of all that, the ultra moisturizing lime and vanilla click sticks are SPF 15, and they are never tested on animals, just like all of Carmex’s products.

So here’s the part you’ve been waiting for…. the giveaway! One lucky Coupon Lady Online reader is going to win a prize pack, courtesy of Carmex. The pack includes one of each of the lime and vanilla click sticks, a Carmex Moisture Plus clear satin gloss finish, and a Carmex picnic blanket. The picnic blanket is really pretty cool. It folds up into a pack that’s easy to carry. It even has a handle!

Simply fill out this form to enter! There’s a limit of 1 entry per person, and all entries must be received by 11:59pm CST on 9/3.

This giveaway is open to US entrants only who are 18 years of age or older.

I’m happy to be part of the Carmex Blogger Outreach program. Carmex provided me with a set like the prize set to facilitate my review, but that did not influence my review in any way. All opinions are my own.

Two Great Restaurant Coupons

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Request a coupon for $5 two entrees at Outback. This coupon comes by mail.

Print this TGIFriday’s coupon and an entree 1/2 price when you buy an entree. This one expires 8/31.

Thanks The Frugal Free Gal and Savings Lifestyle.

Freebies this week at CVS

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If you’re planning on doing any shopping at CVS this week, keep your eyes peeled for these freebies:

St. Joseph 81 mg enteric coated aspirin 36ct – $2.99 w/$2 ECBs
Use the $1 coupon from the Aug All You Magazine, 8/7 SmartSource, or printable (if you printed it before—there are no prints remaining).

Fixodent Traveler .75 oz – $1.99 w/$1 ECBs
Use the $1 coupon from the 7/31 P&G, but hurry, that coupon expires 8/31.

Skintimate Shave Gel – $1.99
Use this $1 CVS printable and this $1 manufacturer printable available for zip code 33033.

20 ct Always panty liners — The word is that the magic coupon machine is printing coupons for a free pack, so make sure to scan your card!

Thanks i heart cvs, Mojo Savings, and Sweeties Freebies.

The More Things Change…..

Victoria is changingVictoria is changing, originally uploaded by victoriapeckham

There have been a lot of changes in the Coupon Lady Online household over the last couple of months. We’ve paid off our mortgage, I’ve been promoted at work again, and I’ve decided to turn my life around and try to get back to my grad school weight—for real this time. All of these things have caused us to review our spending habits.

And that’s led me to wonder what the future of Coupon Lady Online might be. Our lives are a lot different than they were when Coupon Lady Online started a little over three years ago. Hubby and I both make more money, and now our expenses are quite few, given our lack of mortgage. The time I have to devote to couponing and blogging just isn’t as much as it used to be. With more responsibility at work comes more time spent working.

So what am I planning to do? Well, here’s the thing. I love blogging. I’m passionate about it. I love helping people live within their means. I love hearing the delight in someone’s voice when I tell them how to get staple items for free to very little with a minimal amount of effort.

But don’t think me a hypocrite. Hubby and I spent $40 on groceries yesterday. A year ago, that number would just have been laughable. We’d never spend that much! But that doesn’t mean I still don’t believe in the message of frugal living and coupon shopping. I do. I’m in a bit of a couponing slump I think, too. I think everyone has them. I spent a few weeks a while ago where it seemed like every coupon I wanted to use turned into a battle at the register. It just got tiring. I let a few excellent coupons expire due to just plain old disorganization, and it was really frustrating.

So what am I trying to say? Good question. I think I’m trying to say, please bear with me as I discover what Coupon Lady Online is going to become while I figure out where hubby and I are going in our post-mortgage lives. I still want to help people save money and shop smarter using coupons. I still want to save money and shop smarter using coupons, for that matter!

Aug 7th Only — Free 8×10 Enlargement from Walgreens

Free 8x10 Enlargement

Walgreens is kicking off their deal-a-day photo week with a free 8×10 enlargement! If you pick up your print in store, it’ll cost a grand total of $0! Shipping costs a bit, but it’s still a great deal for an 8×10. Get a print of one of your summer adventures! Just upload your image and use coupon code FREE when you checkout! Check back on their site every day this week for a new deal!

Free Blockbuster Express Rentals

Through 8/8, you can get free rentals with these new codes at any Blockbuster Express Kiosk. Your rental should be returned by 9pm the following day to make sure you don’t get charged. There’s nearly a code for every night until they expire!

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77BCRD6
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82BRAB7

Thanks Money Saving Madness.



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