Reader deals 4/19/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

Big favor: If you mention other sites, online coupons, etc, please include the link. Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.

Dollar Tree

  • Outlander shares: “I found at Dollar Tree big boxes of Kellogg’s Fruit Loops so 3 free after $3/3 Qs. And also Honey Bunches of Oats Greek yogurt, so 50 cents after $1/2 from 4/13 SS1.”
    dollar tree cereal

Internet service

  • Priscilla comments: “Don’t forget if your kids qualify for reduced or free lunch you should qualify for Internet Essentials through comcast for 9.99 a month internet.”


  • For anyone still heading to Target tonight for Bounty, new2q says: “There is also a $1/2 bounty rolls Q in the energizer battery packs that had ‘ Save over $20 PG items ‘ . These where the 20- pack batteries that were free after rewards at Office Max.”
  • And Samantha says: “There is also a $1 off 6 pack or larger Bounty when you text offers. You know, if you need some more PT ;)”
  • A tip from Kari O.: “Target will tell you it’s the discretion of the manager or cashier to accept or not accept coupons. I’d suggest buying the items then returning to customer service for a refund of your “missed coupons”. They allow that for at least 3 days, sometimes a week.”
  • Jaimene says: “The Target mobile app has ALL of the mobile coupons and bar codes Including the special deals and baby mobile coupons” You may still have to be signed up for the mobile coupons in order to get them in your app.

Ultra Foods

  • Something to look for from Linda: “When buying the Keebler crackers, look for peelies for buy 2 boxes of crackers, get a dozen eggs free!”

Whole Foods

Whole Foods — Earth Day deals on eco friendly cleaning


For Earth Day between April 19-22, Whole Foods will be offering 50 percent off more than 130 Eco-Scale™ rated household cleaners from multiple brands.

The lineup includes more than 130 household cleaners ranging from liquid laundry detergents and fabric softeners to dish soaps and all-purpose, glass and toilet bowl cleaners. Featured brands include Ecover, Greenshield, biokleen, Seventh Generation, Mrs. Meyers, If You Care and Method.

Coupons I know of

Know of any more? Please share here.

A couple of Whole Foods deals — Friday specials 4/11/14


Two new Whole Foods deals — They sent over over a couple of Friday specials for you guys this week!


First up, a spring-y sale: Pineapple upside down cakes will be on sale 2/$10.00 April 11-13.

Friday only

On Friday 4/11, Ataulfo mangoes will be on sale for $.69 each or $9.00 a case. See more and read recipes at the Whole Story blog here.


Beyond Meat net $2.69 at Whole Foods


If you missed the free Beyond Meat coupon the other day, here’s another chance to check it out.

Just got this for the first time today so haven’t tried it yet, but have heard it’s very good!

Reader deals 3/31/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

Big favor: If you mention other sites, online coupons, etc, please include the link. Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.

Angie’s List

  • A warning from Lynn: “Be careful come renewal time for this. If you read the detail terms of service, Angie’s List has no obligation to notify you at renewal of the terms; they can just renew you at the “then current” rate using your method of payment (most likely Pay Pal). They may be good and let you know it’s renewal time, but to be safe, I recommend a note in your phone calendar around March 15th next year to check on the renewal costs and cancel if you don’t believe the value will exceed the new annual cost. I’m no lawyer, but it looks like you cannot get a refund of that renewal fee (after year 1 of membership), so it’s worth a little tickler note.”
  • Koupon Kat asks: “Does anyone know if the health provider/doctor reviews are included in the basic membership level? That would be my main reason for getting a membership.”
  • And Kara B. shares: “The saga continues: I was unable to access the promotional price on Firefox, Chrome and IE (the $5.99 screenshot above didn’t appear, just a $35 rate). Though the SPRING2014 code still applied, I wasn’t interested in paying that rate to try the service. Called the support center, as they suggested on Saturday when I first received the original error message. They honored the $5.99 rate though I obviously wasn’t able to use PayPal. I was alerted to the annual renewal policy, as Lynn mentioned above… and will definitely be putting a reminder in my calendar. Kat, the health provider reviews cost an additional $13-ish. I was able to get the basic home services and health for just under $20 for the year, which I think is a great rate.”



  • Something to look for from ellen: “found $1 peelies on some of the nexcare”
  • Shandelle found: “Virtually every package of individual & sharing size M&M’s at CVS had $.25 peelies on them. And I have spotted these peelies on the M&M’s at 2 or 3 other CVS stores in the recent past, also. So with the $.74 store coupon, you can get 1 free!”
  • She also came across: “I read that next week at CVS, these [TEN 2 liters] will be $.99 each and there will be a coupon to print in the store for $.30 off one, so after the $1.50, it will make them $.09 each! Gonna hold onto my 2 until then. :) One for $.69 + one for $.99 is $1.68 less $1.50 = $.18 for both or $.09 each.”

Jerry’s Fruit Market

  • Caroline posts on Facebook: “Jerry’s Fruit Market has strawberries for .69! I don’t know how long the price will last because they change on a daily basis. They are really sweet and big!”


  • From Shandelle: “If you still have the $3 Schar printables (no longer available) from a few weeks ago, I found pouches of Schar cheese bites for $3.59 at Jewel. I don’t have a strict gluten free diet so I wasn’t interested in using these on stuff I was gonna have to pay a bunch extra OOP for.. so maybe you will find better uses for high value coupons like that, but I was happy with $.59 gluen free snacks to give them a try. :)”
  • Judy S points out the Energizer deal is: “Not really a moneymaker. ( $4.99 x 2) – ($1 x 2) ~$8. Get a check for $8. Also, sttill have to pay tax on $10. Almost free batteries.”


  • From letsshop, 1 lb Campari tomatoes will be $1.00 starting Thursday. Clip the $1.00 coupon on mperks and get free tomatoes!

Reader requests

  • Susan posts on Facebook: “Need advice on a good water proof camera. Thanks in advance!”
  • Aoy is wondering: “Has anyone received the $5 off your utility bill as all? I haven’t. Thx. – Aoy”
  • From Jamie: “Question about laundry detergents: I have recently been using the All free and clear “packs” (sorry don’t know their actual term) but we bought a new washer- one of this large capacity top loading suckers and the packs are not completely breaking apart and leaving marks on some of our clothes. Can anyone tell me how to avoid this? Should I not be using those “packs” even though it is okay?”
  • Stacey responds: “Are you putting them directly in with the wash? Thanks to my DH (who is in the chemical industry) I learned, no, you do NOT put them where your pour the liquid in the pullout tray. DUH! I hate when he’s right. It happens so infrequently that when it does, I’m embarrassed for myself ;)”
  • SoapboxTray suggests: “Try running to wash on HOT.”
  • Sabrina shares: “I have a front loading commercial washer and gave up using the packs because they ended up leaving marks on our clothes and not completely disintegrating. I just chalked it up to being a high efficiency machine and not getting enough water to properly rinse?”
  • Sue is wondering about the HP laptop: “Any comments good or bad on this? Also, never bought refurbished before in a laptop, so not sure on that either. But, on the flip side, looking for something for my son to take to school with him next year, and this is a good price. Any recommendations?”


  • From Valentina S.: “7UP TEN is on price cut at Target for $0.79. And it stacks with 5% off on Target Cartwheel. No need to buy in multiples of 4 or 6 at Target.”

Whole Foods

  • John W reports: “My Whole Foods (South Evanston) took the Beyond Meat coupon without any questions and it scanned right. They’re always good about taking any coupons. They also take my $2 off Dream coupons with overage when I use them on the single Dream treats (which are $1.69), which I assume is okay (the coupon doesn’t limit it). And don’t forget the $1 off kit’s organic bars, which make them free.”

Totally worth $31 shopping


I’ve been out and about all day, but had to drive a kid to Glen Ellyn — so decided to stop at Ultra and ALDI on the way there, and swing by Whole Foods on the way back. OK, Whole Foods is not technically anywhere near “on the way back” — but by the time I’m in Glen Ellyn I’m halfway there, lol.

Ultra Foods

The Planters Natural peanut butter is included in the 3/$5.00 sale this week! It’s not usually, so that was a nice surprise.

8 jars Planters peanut butter, $13.34. Used four $1.00/2 coupons: $1.00/2 printable here, or $1.00/2 in the 1/26 SS.
Asparagus, $1.08.
2 Stonyfield yogurt cups, $.96. Used $1.00/2 Facebook printable.
Eggs, $1.38.
8 lb potatoes, $1.98.

Got $.05 off for bringing a bag and paid $14.26.


Strawberries, $1.49.
Flour tortillas, $.89.
Corn tortillas, $.35.
Cucumber, $.29.

Paid $3.07.

Whole Foods

Organic Alexia fries, $2.69. Used $1.00/1 from this month’s Whole Deal (or printable here).
12 Luna bars, $10.69 after case discount. Used four $1.50/3 from this month’s Whole Deal.
2 Enjoy Life chocolate chips, $7.39. Used $1.50/2 from this month’s Whole Deal and two $.55/1 printables.
Beyond Meat crumbles, $5.69. Used FREE coupon from earlier promo (no longer available). Will get back $1.00 from Ibotta.
Rice Dream nondairy ice cream treats, $4.39. Used $2.00/1 Facebook printable + $1.00/1 from this month’s Whole Deal.
12 So Delicious yogurt cups, $18.25 after case discount. (They were nice enough to give me this even though I had some regular and some Greek — since they were the same price.) Used twelve $1.00/1 manufacturer coupons (in the regional 1/5 SS or $1.00/1 printables here) and four $1.00/3 from the Jan/Feb Whole Deal (expires today). Will get back $1.00 from Ibotta — it just keeps showing up even though I’ve already redeemed it!

Paid $15.90. Will get back $2.00 from Ibotta for Beyond Meat and So Delicious for a net cost of $13.90. So for today: I spent $33.23, with a net cost of $31.23.

A few Whole Foods deals week of 3/26/14 – 4/1/14

Here are a few Whole Foods deals and coupon matchups for the week of 3/28/14. Prices can vary by store and region, so check the shelf at your own location.

  • Some of these deals I saw myself in store, some you guys shared, the lobster tail deal was emailed to me, some were on Healthy Life Deals, and some on Organic Deals.

Whole Foods gives a 10% case discount (tell your cashier if you have a case), and $.10 credit for each reusable bag you bring in. They have now posted a global Whole Foods coupon policy good at all stores!

A few Whole Foods deals

$2.00/1 Dream is back — Plus Whole Foods stack


The $2.00/1 Dream nondairy product coupon is back on Facebook — and reset, since it just let me print two more. At Whole Foods, stack with the $1.00/1 Whole Foods coupon here for $3.00 off one Dream nondairy beverage or frozen dessert. I don’t remember the prices offhand, but this should make the 32 oz shelf stable beverages free or near free.

Reader deals 3/21/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

Big favor: If you mention other sites, online coupons, etc, please include the link. Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.



  • From Shandelle: “Regarding the $5 ECB deal wyb ANY 2 Eucerin at CVS this week, the $1.19 1 oz size was tagged for this offer and I picked up 2 yesterday (UPC 072140737634). I also had $2/2 any lotion without size restrictions that printed on a previous receipt so I paid $.40 after tax and the $5 ECB generated! However, I went back this evening with a friend and the tag was removed for that size and it was out of stock. Anyone know if this deal is still working or is CVS claiming it was a mistake? Also a lot of people reported it wasn’t working earlier in the week, but I found these in the regular lotion section and not with the travel section.”
  • She also says: “Also at CVS, a store coupon printed on a previous receipt for $1 off Cheez-Its and the 6 to 7.5 oz boxes are on sale this week for $1.99. I stacked the store coupon with one of the $1 off any Kellogg’s family of products that they sent for St Patty’s day to the Family Rewards members. The store coupon auto adjusted to $.99 and I paid only $.04 in tax. Something to keep in mind if you’re lucky to get the Cheez-Its store coupon. :)”
  • Finally, she adds: “Haha and lastly at CVS, I had gotten yet another coupon on a receipt for $2 off any Essence of Beauty fragrance or body product. I found EOB scented hand sanitizers for $1.99 and picked up 1 free tonight. The coupon was adjusted down for the penny. I know I have also gotten several coupons on my receipts for $1 off any pain relief purchase without size restrictions and the Advil PM in the travel area is $.99 so that is a freebie, too.”


  • Kitty emails: “I found a sheet of 12 MQs with 11 of them for $1 or $1.50 off of Osem brand Passover items and the 12th one is for $1/1 for Taster’s Choice/Nescafe coffee 16 oz. Also, another sheet of Jewel SQ’s good 3/19/14 thru 3/25/14.  These are 1 per transaction.  Across the bottom of the page in very small print it says prices are good at 2502 Waukegan Rd. Glenview IL store.  It doesn’t say good only at, and this wording is not on the individual Qs.  It’s hard to imagine them printing this for one store only.They are very nice Qs including:  Breyers Ice Cream/Klondike Bars $1.99;  $5 Culinary Circle rotisserie chicken;  $7.99 Orchard Gourmet pies;  $1 each Fresh Express spinach 9 oz.;  $1.88 each 24 pk. 16.9 oz. Jewel Natural Spring or Purified drinking water;   and 99c/lb. Jennie O Frozen turkey breast (limit 1).”
  • Outlander reports: “I found LOADS of different Kcups on clearance at Jewel. Some were Tully 12 pack for $3, also 36 pack Keurig variety for $8.50- for either one you can use $1.50/1 from 3/2 SS. Also Celestial Seasoning tea 12 pack Kcups for $2.50 (tea) and $3 (ice tea/ lemonade) – use $1.75/1 from”
  • I found: So Delicious dairy free fudge pops for $1.09 on clearance in a coffin case at River Forest, so almost free with the $1.00/1 printable or from the 1/5 SS in the Sun-Times or other non-Tribune papers. I also found that all of the Smithfield bacon was on clearance “while supplies last” for $2.79 there. No coupons at the moment, unfortunately.
  • Chris says: “Plenty of Tide at Jewel formerly known as Dominick’s in Homer Glen. Bought 12 yesterday went through no problem.”
  • And Shandelle found: “As of this morning, there are still tons of the $.99 bottles at the Jewel on Southport at Addison. Sadly I don’t have anymore coupons!”
  • A clearance find from peaches: “I was at the Jewel on Howard in Evanston last week, and on clearance they had Mom’s Best raisin bran for $.85 a box. Unfortunately there are no coupons out there for it. I picked up three boxes of it.”
  • Kitty emails: “I figured out a couple of things yesterday when I got over 20 Monopoly tickets for spending next to nothing. ( BTW, my opinion of this “game” is bring back the free dishes!) First of all, I got 1 ticket for buying 1 banana. Also, the product pic on the outside of the ticket dictates which 4 game pieces are on the inside. For example, if the outside pic is C&H sugar, the 4 game pieces on the inside are D877,I857,V813 and M844.  I had 3 of these, all the same 4 game pieces.  You cannot tell, however, if the other half is a coupon or a code to enter the sweepstakes. So if your time is more valuable than waiting for a 25c coupon you can use, you can save a lot of time NOT opening them and searching the game sheet for ones you already have.”

Online deals

  • Samit on the laptop backpack: “If you go for this deal think carefully about the advertised $20.00 rebate. If you dial the given phone number you will get a pitch to join two plans. One is a club where you supposedly get two $20.00 rebates (one now and one later). The other is a club where you get several free gas discounts. There have been many complains posted online about these programs.”
  • For FinishLine, DON comments: “10SNOW75 might work for free shipping AND 10 off 75″

Reader requests

  • From letsshop, wondering how the rotisserie chicken is at Mariano’s: “Walmart chicken even free still was horrible ,remember when we had the chicken coupon this summer I think $5 off ,thats when I got to try ever ones chicken , I have a $4.99 coupon for Jewel for rotisserie ,think they are competing with our new Mariano’s store , Wonder how there’s are anyone know ?”
  • Tiki on Facebook asks: “Anyone get their coupon yet from Bath and Body Works for free soap (no longer available)?”


  • Kitty shares: “I noticed in one of the ad scans on iheartwags that the next Walgreens Senior Day is April 1, no foolin’.”

Whole Foods

  • Chris says: “Sadly, I hit the Suja print limit on every single site. BTW, the coupon is actually for $1.50, not $2. If you buy 12 of any variety, you’ll earn a 10% discount and these juices will fly out of your refrigerator (my 27 bottles dropped to 4 within a week). You can also print more $1.50 coupons from the Suja Facebook page without “Liking” them first and $1.50 coupons on the company site itself
  • From peaches: “The rotisserie chicken was on sale I think last month, but only for one day.  I happened to be in the store that day.  Look on your stores facebook page, and that is where it would be posted.  That is also where they post all the weekend specials.  Sometimes the specials do not get posted on each stores facebook page though, and I have accidentally found out about them by visiting the store.  The South Evanston store has a huge package of baking yeast for $4, and I have been meaning to stop there to buy some.  The downtown Evanston store does not carry it.”
  • Diane reports: “FYI – the Suja juice at the Schaumburg store is $3.39. Sorry, I didn’t notice the dates in the tag.”