Walgreens: $5/25 Coupon - 8/5 and 8/6


Click here to print a coupon good for $5 off a $25 or more purchase. Please note that the $25 must be after all coupons and sales prices =)

Lowe's Build and Grow Clinic - 8/8


Lowe's occasionally hosts Build & Grow Clinics where children can become involved in cute projects. And the best part is that it's FREE!

This Saturday, August 8th, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., children can build a cute wooden boat! Please keep in mind that you do have to pre-register to reserve your spot =)

FREE Bare Minerals Sample ($1 Shipping)


I took advantage of the last free Bare Minerals sample and absolutely loved it, as usual. I'm up to three free samples now; haven't had to purchase one yet. My last one is almost running out, so I'm stoked another is available!

If you click here, you can request a 10-day sample of bareMineral's SPF 15 foundation plus a mini-buki brush! You do have to pay for shipping but it's only $1. Well worth it in my opinion!

Arby's Freebie Wednesday!


Don't forget that today is Arby's Freebie Wednesday, and today you will get a free regular Roast Beef with the purchase of a soft drink. Yum!


FREE Yoplait Whips Sample


Click here to receive a FREE sample of Yoplait Whips when you sign-up for the Betty Crocker email newsletter =)
(Thanks Freebies4Mom!)

Target: $3 Family DVDs


I'm pretty much all done with Christmas shopping for the kids (Boo, Bubba, and my two nieces). All I have left are stocking stuffers, and after this week at Target, I'll be done those as well!

This week at Target, they are having a "Stay-cation" promotion where select family DVDs are priced at $5 each. When you use a $2 coupon, the final cost is only $3 per DVD!
(Thanks DealSeekingMom!)

FREE Book Download Courtsey of Oprah!


I learned about this freebie while reading my favorite gossip site! Click here to download Colum McCann's novel, Let the Great World Spin, for FREE until 10:59 a.m. ET Wednesday, August 5, 2009. This offer is only for Oprah.com members, but if you aren't already a member, it's free!

CVS: FREE Gift with ExtraCare Card All Month Log


There is a great promotion this month at CVS! In August, the first time you use your ExtraCare card at any CVS/pharmacy store, check the bottom of your receipt for a coupon redeemable for a FREE gift! The coupon will be valid for one week after receiving the printout. Click here for more info =)

Bath & Body Works: FREE Aromatherapy Item w/$15 Purchase


Click here to print a coupon for a FREE Aromatherapy item with any $15 purchase =)
(Thanks Coupon Cravings!)


Tryology: FREE 100 oz. Gain w/Febreeze!


Click here to complete a short survey to see if you qualify to receive a FREE 100 oz. bottle of Gain with Febreeze, courtesy of Tryology. If you do qualify, you will be required to post a short video review of the product. Don't let that scare you though! I had to upload a video review of the Purex 3-in-1 Sheets and it was easy =)

(Thanks Moms Need to Know!)

Three FREE Cereal Samples!


Bubba tears through cereal, eating about 4-5 bowls every day. Seeing as he's only 2.5 years old, I'm pretty scared about the amount of cereal I'll have to buy when he's a teenager. So samples of cereal always excite me =)

Click here to receive a free sample of Total Blueberry Pomegranate

Click here to receive a free sample of Honey Nut Cheerios (one of Bubba's favorites) and a $1 coupon

Click here to receive a free sample of Special K

FREE Roots of Nature Samples


Click here to register to receive a free sample of the new Strengthening Oil Moisturizer and Reconstructing Deep Treatment Conditioner featuring organic shea buter and green tea =)
(Thanks Hip2Save!)

FREE Movies From Blockbuster Express Kiosks


Blockbuster now has kiosks in some locations, very similar to Redbox! The regular fee is $1 but with the two following codes, you can get two rentals for the price of one.

7/27 - 8/10: CKVPX987
8/10 - 8/24: CKVPX9C7

Click here to find a location near you!
(Thanks Abundant Food Savings!)

FREE Carton of Friendly's Ice Cream with Blood Donation!


I try to donate blood whenever possible: it's so important and only takes about a half hour of your time! To encourage blood donation this summer (when donations typically drop to low levels), Friendly's and the American Red Cross Northeast Division have partnered up for this great promotion. If you present to donate blood in July or August 2009, you will get a FREE carton of Friendly's ice cream! This promotion is only valid in the Northeast and includes the entire states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Select counties in New York and Pennsylvania are also eligible for this promotion. Click here for more info =)

FREE Airborne Sample


Click here to receive a free sample of Airborne =) This stuff works wonders for me so I was pretty stoked to stumble across this freebie!

Free Being Girl Sample Kit


Click here to register to receive a FREE BeingGirl sample kit that includes: 2 Tampax Pearl Tampons, 1 Always Infinity Maxi-Pad, 2 Always Pantiliners, and 1 Always Feminine Wipe.

Free Minute Maid Frozen Product


Click here to register to receive coupons good towards your next purchase of any Minute Maid frozen product! It's finally beginning to feel like summer in Philly, so this treat would be really refreshing during our balmy nights =)
(Thanks A Thrifty Mom!)

Aveda Freebies


There are two great freebies available at Aveda! Click here to print a coupon for a free three-piece sample pack of the Smooth Infusion Shampoo, Conditioner, and Style-Prep Smoother. Thanks Hip 2 Save!

And if that's not enough, click here to print a coupon for a free sample of Aveda Hand Relief =)

FREE Redbox Movie Code


Use this code: 27HZ4KT to get a free movie at any Redbox location. This code is good only through the end of the day (12:00 a.m. CST)! And don't forget that you can use this code multiple times with multiple debit/credit cards.

If you've never heard of Redbox before, click here to see how it works!

My Mini Break Is Over!

I decided to take a mini break from blogging last week because I just had too much going on with the kids, our house, and my work. But I'm back and ready to blog again =) I have lots to catch up on so I'll try to get the deals up as fast as I can!


Reminder: Friday Freebies


The first 250,000 to go here and register will receive a coupon in the mail for a free single-size candy bar courtesy of Mars Chocolate Relief Act. The best part is that you can receive up to 4 per household, so if you enter different email addresses, you can score up to 4 free candy bars! Good luck!


From now until October 23rd, you have a chance to win free lunch for a week by entering the Lean Cuisine Free Lunch Fridays giveaway! There will be 125 winners each week, and those lucky people will receive 7 coupons for Lean Cuisines. Click here for more info and to enter! Good luck!


Bath & Body Works: Free Travel Size Item With Purchase


Another great coupon from Bath & Body Works! Click here to print a coupon for a FREE Signature Collection Travel Size item (valued at $5 or less) with the purchase of any other item. This coupon expires on July 29th =)
(Thanks Coupon Cravings!)

FREE Sample of Quaker True Delights Bars


These bars are delish! Remember how I posted about this sample here? It is available again - click here to receive a Quaker Dark Chocolate Raspberry Almond True Delight bar =) I'll have to hide this one from my hubby when it arrives!

Chex Mix Bars Giveaway Winners!


Thanks to everyone who entered my Chex Mix Bars giveaway! The three lucky winners will each receive two boxes each of Chex Mix Bars courtesy of MyBlogSpark and General Mills! And without further ado, the winners are:

15. Chrissy who said: I'm an e-mail subscriber.
19. Shanna who said: Love, love, love Chex Mix bars & a glass of milk, a perfect afternoon snack with a book.
1. Sara who said: My fav way to wind down is definitely watching TV or reading and of course a SNACK :)

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To the three winners: Please email me with your shipping information! If you fail to do so within 48 hours I will select a new winner by random number generator. Thanks again to everyone who entered!


Corner Bakery: Free Sweet Through Facebook!


I *heart* Corner Bakery, and even more I *heart* free things from Corner Bakery. If you become a fan of Corner Bakery Cafe on Facebook and post something on their wall, you will get a Free Sweet with the purchase of a lunch or dinner entree. Also, random people will be chosen to receive other special menu items throughout the summer!

(Thanks A Thrifty Mom!)


Remember how I posted about a FREE Geotrax DVD here? Here is your chance to score another one!

Click here to receive a FREE GeoTrax DVD from Mattel titled: “Steamer & Samuel Save the Day.” The DVD includes four episodes, and will be shipped your house for free! Allow 12 – 14 weeks for delivery.

Walmart: Flushable Wipes for Only $.14!


Check out Coupon Craving's post on how you can score some Pull-Ups Flushable Moist Wipes for only $.14! We run through wipes like crazy in this house so I will definitely be stocking up =)

Free Sample of Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair!


Tomorrow, July 23rd, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., you can get a free 10 day supply of Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair by visiting your local Estee Lauder counter! Click here for more details =)

Playtex Sport Sample and Others Courtesy of Walmart!


Click here to receive a Playtext Sport sample from Walmart =) While you are there, check out the other samples is currently offering:

GoodNites Underpants
Viva Paper Towels
Parent's Choice Formula
Carefree Liners/Stayfree Pads

Nicorette Gum

Reminder: Chex Mix Giveaway ends at Midnight - 7/23


Just a friendly reminder that my Chex Mix giveaway courtesy of MyBlogSpark and General Mills ends at 12:00 a.m., July 23rd, so you have about 6 more hours left to enter! Remember, there will be three winners =)

Click here for my Chex Mix Bars review and giveaway!

Walgreens: FREE Highlighters!


My highlighters always mysteriously go missing. The main suspect is a cute, curly haired girl. This is a good week for me to stock up at Walgreens though!

Scroll through my coupons.com widget on the right side of my blog and print (2) $1/2 Bic coupons. Then, take them into Walgreens where a 5 pack of Bic Highlighters is on sale for $.49 each. With 2 coupons you can get four 5-packs for FREE!

Arby's Freebie with Soft Drink Purchase!


Don't forget that today is Arby's Freebie Wednesday, and today you will get a free RoastBurger with the purchase of a soft drink. Yum!


Another Great Breyer's Printable Coupon!


Remember how I posted about the $1/2 coupons.com printable here? Well you can print two more here! These coupons are good on any Breyers products, so if you pair them with a sale on Breyer's single serving yogurts, you can score some seriously cheap, or free, yogurt!
*Note: the link leads you to a coupon that says $1/2 any Breyers Ice Cream, but when it prints it says any Breyer's product =)

(Thanks MoneySavingMom!)

FREE Sunscreen Spray Lotion!


Cool freebie! If you register to become a member of Gal Time, you will receive a full sized Ultra Light Sunscreen Spray Lotion (SPF 55). This offer is only available while supplies last =)
(Thanks Hip2Save!)

Stride Rite and Children's Place Sales!


Children's Place is having their Monster Sale, and just took an additional 40% off their clearance prices! To make this sale even sweeter, use promotional code: FA79 to get an extra 15% off.


Stride Rite is starting their BOGO 50% Off sale tomorrow, July 22nd, and this sale will run until the end of August. Please note that this promotion is only available in-store.

Thanks to Baby Cheapskate for the heads up on both of these great sales!

Oprah: FREE Heroic Measures Book Download!


This has been a great week so far for free reading material! By the time our family beach vacation rolls around, I'll be ready to go =)

Click here to download Heroic Measures by Jill Ciment, courtesy of Oprah! This free offer is only available to Oprah.com members, and expires Wednesday, July 22nd (tomorrow) at 10:59 a.m. (EST).

(Thanks Moms Need to Know!)

P.F. Chang's: 10% Off Bill Through 2009!


Remember how I posted about FREE Lettuce Wraps at P.F. Chang's here? If you took advantage of that offer, you probably received their new promotion in your email today!

If you register to receive the latest news and information from P.F. Chang's by email, you will receive a Warrior Card, and when you present that card at any P.F. Chang's nationwide, you will receive 10% off your bill. Even better, the card does not expire until December 31, 2009, and you can use it repeatedly!

Click here to sign up, and click here for more info =)

$25 Gift Certificates for Only $2!

Another great promotion at Restaurant.com! From now until Tuesday, July 28, you can purchase a $25 gift certificate for only $2. That’s a savings of 80%! All you have to do is enter the promotional code: NAPKIN.

To learn more about Restaurant.com, click here, and to see what restaurants are participating in your area, click on the icon above =)


Reminder: Free Pastry with Purchase at Starbucks - 7/21


Just a reminder - On July 21st (tomorrow) from open to 10:30 a.m. and with this coupon, you can receive a free pastry of your choice with the purchase of any handcrafted beverage. Yum!

Barnes and Noble: FREE eBooks!


Barnes & Noble now has an eBook Store, and if you download their free eReader, you will receive either 4 or 6 free books! The free eReader can be downloaded to an iPhone mobile device, BlackBerry Smartphone, or PC =)

(Thanks STL Mommy!)

Walgreens: Buy Two Post Cereals, Get a Free Redbox Movie!


Walgreens is having a great promotion that runs until 8/9 - if you purchase two Post cereals at Walgreens in one transaction, you will get a free Redbox DVD rental! A code will print on your receipt, and you can use the code at any Redbox location.

If you decide to take advantage of this offer, be sure to take my favorite coupon with you to make this an even better deal! And to learn more about Redbox, click here =)

(Thanks The Thrifty Mama!)

FREE Fiber One Samples and Coupons!


Click here to register to receive a sample of Fiber One Honey Clusters Cereal, and a Fiber One Oat & Chocolate Bar, and $5 in coupons! I've never tried the cereal before but I'm a big fan of their bars =)

Victoria's Secret: FREE Lip Gloss With Purchase!


Click here to print a coupon for a FREE Victoria's Secret Beauty Rush Lip Gloss with the purchase of any item =)

(Thanks Coupon Cravings!)


Reminder: FREE Pint of Starbucks - Ends Today!


Just a reminder - this is the last day!!! You can receive a coupon for a free pint of Starbucks ice cream when you log into your Facebook account and visit the Starbucks Facebook Application to share a pint with a friend. The first 800 people to do this each hour will receive a coupon via snail mail. Starbucks will be giving away 800 coupons every hour, so if you don’t score one on your first try, just try again! Good luck!

Reminder - FREE Mocha Monday at McDonalds!


Just a reminder - Every Monday from now until August 3rd, McDonald’s will be offering a FREE 8 oz. Mocha! This offer is good from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Chex Mix Bars: Review and a Giveaway!


*This giveaway is over! Thanks to all who entered!*

I am always on the search for a sweet, delicious, and healthy snack to go along with my morning coffee. I think I have found the perfect candidate!

I recently had the opportunity to sample 2 boxes of Chex Mix Bars courtesy for MyBlogSpark. These snack bars are the perfect mixture of salty and sweet, containing Chex pieces, pretzels, peanuts, caramel and chocolate. Those ingredients satisfy my sweet and delicious requirements! And if you can believe it, these bars have less than 150 calories and provide at least 8 grams of whole grain per serving! So I was able to enjoy these without feeling guilty, always an important feature in any snack I choose.

The Verdict
: Chex Mix Bars are the perfect snack to satisfy my sweet tooth, and at only 150 calories they will leave you feeling satisfied but also guilt-free. One word of caution - the chocolate and caramel combination does result in a bit of a mess if left in the hands of a couple preschoolers, so this probably wouldn't be the best on-the-go snack to pack for the kids in your diaper bag. But it is the perfect snack to have while the kids are upstairs distracted by a movie, and you're sipping a cup of coffee and catching up on your hollywood gossip =)

On to the giveaway!! MyBlogSpark and General Mills have generously offered to give away two boxes each to three of my readers! You have 4 ways to enter:
(1) Leave me a comment to THIS post describing your favorite way to wind down after a long day.
(2) Blog about this giveway with a link back to my blog, and then leave me a comment with the URL to your post.
(3) Follow my blog, or subscribe to my blog by email or RSS feed, and leave me a comment letting me know.
(4) Email a friend about my blog and/or giveaway, CC me at frugalityisfun (at) gmail (dot) com, and then leave me a comment!

Don't forget, for each of the 4 ways you enter, leave a separate comment so you have more than one chance to win!

The giveaway will end at 12:00 a.m. ET on July the 23rd. Thanks and good luck!

Hot Breyers Coupons.com Printable!

Scroll through the coupons currently available on coupons.com directly through the widget on the right side of my blog, and you'll see this coupon available for print:


$1/2 Breyer's Products - I used two of these today to get 4 Breyer's yogurts with mix-ins. They are pricier than the straight-up yogurt sans mix-ins but Bubba is obsessed with the strawberry and granola. I'm a sucker for my boy =) With a great sale and this coupon, you could potentially get 4 single servings of Breyer's yogurts for free!

FREE Subscription to BabyTalk Magazine!


I don't know if I can take any more free magazine subscriptions! Our magazine rack is a little crowded these days =)

Click here to receive a free subscription to BabyTalk magazine. If you scroll down the page, you will see a box on the right side.

FREE Autographed Photo of Disney Character!


Seeing as how we are *this* close to booking another trip to Disney this year, I was pretty stoked to see this freebie!

Get a free autographed photo of any Disney character by sending a request to:
Walt Disney Company
Attn: Fan Mail Department
500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521

Also include your shipping information and specify which character's photo you would like!

Thanks Freebie Blogger!