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Deals & Steals (Week of 12/27)




    I took a break from blogging and spent tons of time with my family over my Chistmas vacation. The winter weather on Christmas Eve was a bummer to some of our plans, but we made up for it on Saturday!

    I've been off the deal bandwagon for over a week now and I'm jumping back in this week! Here's a look at what I'm lovin' this week!

    Walgreens has some pretty spectacular deals that you can't miss. Check out NWA Deals here for the full scoop! Here's what I plan on picking up this afternoon!


    Revlon Age Defying Conceler $10.49
    - 2 of the $2/1 Revlon Color Cosmetic Coupons from the 12/13 SS
    - $3/1 Walgreens Coupon from the January Coupon Book (Will Deduct $6)
    - $10.49 for the Buy 1 Get 1 Free Sale
    = $0.24 each after coupons and sale!!!

    Bayer Register Reward Deal
    Buy 1 Bayer Contour Meter @ $14.99 (UPC: 3 0193 715101 9)
    Buy 1 Breeze 2 Meter @ $14.99 (UPC: 3 0193 144001 0)
    -Use 2  of the 'Up to $30 off' Coupons from the 10/25 Red Plum Insert
    = $0.00 Out of Pocket!
    Earn 2 - $5 Register Rewards AND a $3 Register Reward = $13RR Money Maker!

    Mercedes has a terrific deal idea here if you're up to the challenge. It's complicated but a great opportunity to score tons of Olay lotion AND some free Tide!

    Playtex Disposable Gloves – 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon
    -Use $1/1 coupon from the 10/4 SS (use this coupon FIRST and then scan the store coupon LAST)
    = FREE

    Chex Mix – $1
    - Use $1/2 Coupon from the 11/15 GM or printable coupon
    = 50¢ each after coupon

    Buy TWO General Mills Cereals (select varieties) @ $2 each and a Gallon of Milk, Earn $2 in Register Rewards
    - Use $1/1 General Mills Cereal Printable Coupons HERE (IE) or HERE (FF) (Good on Lucky Charms,Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Trix, and Cocoa Puffs)
    = Final cost is just the price of the milk


    Bayer Contour Meter - $14.99 (Earn $5 in ECB's) Limit 1
    - Use $30/1 coupon from 10/25 RP
    = $0/Earn $5 ECB's!

    Ivory 3-pack - 99¢
    - Use $1/1 coupon from 12/27 P&G insert
    = Free

    Colgate Total Advanced $2.99 (Earn $2 ECB's) Limit 1
    - Use $1/1 IP
    = FREE after ECB's

    Buy 3 Coke 2-liters at $1 each (Earn $1 ECB) Limit 1
    = 67¢ each after ECB's

    Old Spice High Endurance or Secret Deoderant $2.50 each (Buy 2, Get $1 in ECB's)
    - Use $1/1 coupon from the 11/1 or 11/29 P&G insert
    = Pay $3, Earn $1 in ECB's ($1 each after ECB's)

    Olay Regenerist Scrub Cleaner $6.99
    - Use 2 - $3/1 coup'on from the 11/29 P&G
    = Pay $7.98 and earn $15 ECB's when you send in this rebate
    = $7 Money Maker after Rebate


    I'm A Money Magnet has reported these 2 great deals on rice at her local Kroger. I don't see them advertised so check out your Kroger to see if they are on sale! I'm going to check this out later today!

    Rice Select Royal Blends $3.19 (Very large container - great price!!)
    - Use $2/1 coupon here
    = Total is $1.19 after coupon

    Minute Ready to Serve Chicken Flavor Rice $1.09
    - Use 50¢ coupon from 10/4 SS insert
    = Total is 9¢ after coupon

    Jamie also found some terrific After-Christmas clearance finds on holiday Ziploc bags & containers at her Wal*Mart. Check out her post here to see if you can find similar savings in your area!