Friday, April 8, 2011

facebook forward friday :-)

Welcome to my facebook forward friday! Each week I put together some of my fave facebook posts I shared from fb friends and put them in one place for you in a little post called facebook forward friday.  There are so many deals, offers, craft ideas, and whatnots I find on facebook, but if I don't have time to do a full post I pass these deals along on facebook.  So, if you don't follow me on facebook [tsk tsk] you really should friend me or like me to make sure you don't miss out,  just sayin' ;-) 

Here are this weeks fave facebook forwards: 

Starlight Six Drive-in Theatre
will be playing Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Rio
beginning April 15th.  yay! 
LOVE taking the kids to the Drive-In
9 and under are just a buck and
you can bring your own food and drinks
(no credit cards - cash only)



Deals:


Yummy Spoonfuls shared a great deal
for ImagineIt! Children's Museum
Purchase or renew your membership
now through April 10, 2011
and receive DOUBLE guest passes!

 Mamapedia Sweet Deals
always has awesome deals to share
like this one perfect for Spring . . . 
$15 for $30 Worth of Sandals, Bags, 
Hats & Sunglasses from ShoeMall.com
Use coupon code FRIENDS5 to get $5 off
your first Mamapedia Sweet Deals purchase
Family Game Night
has a FREE Pizza for you
wyb a Hasbro Game


Giveaways, Contests, and Sweepstakes


 Rayovac has a couple things going on!
Win Maid Service for a Year
Check out their
Fan Friday Giveaway
a Rayovac Emergency Ready LED Flashlight! 

(plus you can print off some coupons for Rayovac too!

 Complete a short survey 
and earn $10 in Eversave 'Save Reward Credits'!

Click on the links here for more 
sweepstakes and giveaways!



Gifts, crafts ideas, recipes, and other Cool Stuff!

PlanetPals shared some fun 
Earth Day craft projects

 I found lots of great DIY projects
thanks to MomAdvice and a few of their friends!

Parenting Moments:

Have a picky eater?  
Parenting.com shared a 
ton of recipes for just that! 

have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!
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Fun DIY Spring Projects

While you are over at eighteen25, 
be sure to check out their other Easter ideas. 
so so cute!!

has baskets full of DIY projects 


Find ideas like these and more 'funness' at

thanks to all the sites used for this post
such great ideas, tips, and suggestions, and
so much fun to get lost and spend some time visiting you!

Here are a few coupons and links 
to save you on your DIY Projects!

$0.50/1 Elmer's Project Popperz Upromise eCoupon 
$0.50/1 Elmer's School Glue, Glue-All, or Glue Sicks Upromise eCoupon 






Have Fun! 
I would love to hear your ideas for Spring DIY Projects!  :-)
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Thursday, April 7, 2011

some Eastery ideas, tips, recipes, and coupons!

Easter Baskets and Fillers 

Instructions on how to grow real grass 
in your little ones Easter Basket

Easter Basket Essentials


Fun Easter Wear

Totsy has some adorable dresses on sale!

 Davey Cakes Customized Onesies and Tees

Doodlebug Boutique Bows and Tutus

Little Boo Creations Flowers and Tutus

Easter Brunch and Party Ideas

Open Table has a big list of
local Atlanta restaurants
offering Easter Brunch Specials!

Games for Easter Party Fun

Food Safety Tips, Egg dying origin, and More

Simple Brunch Recipes
Incredible Edible Egg
Pampered Chef
Tastefully Simple

Coupons for Easter Savings

 Coupons for a basket full of eggs, click here!

 Sweets
$1.00/2 Mars Easter Products RP 4/10/2011
$2.00/2 Mars Easter Products All You Apr 2011 
 $1.00/2 Mars Easter Products RP 3/20/2011
Visit here for more coupons.

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Eggs Au Natural: Coupons, tips, and ingredients to dye your Easter Eggs the natural way!

Want to dye your eggs the au natural way?  Here are some great coupons to help you save on your egg dying adventures, from the eggs themselves to the ingredients you can use to dye them naturallyl!

Lavendar
$1.00/1 Welch's Juice SS 2/13/2011 (exp 4/15)

Brown
$1.00/1 Seattle's Best Coffee SS 4/10/2011
$1.00/1 Folgers Coffee RP 4/10/2011 
 Bluish Gray
$0.75/1 Dole Frozen Fruit 3/6/2011 RP Insert (exp 5/6/2011) 

Yellow
$0.35/1 Cuties 3 lb bag SS 4/3/2011
$0.55/1 Cuties 5 lb Box SS 4/3/2011
$0.75/1 Cuties 3 lb bag SS 4/3/2011
$1.50/1 Cuties 5 lb Box SS 4/3/2011
$0.35/1 Eggland's Best Fresh Shell Eggs
$0.50/1 Land O Lakes All-Natural Eggs SS 4/3/2011
$1.00/1 Great Day All Natural or Omega-3 Eggs
$0.50/1 Eggland's Best Eggs Woman's Day
$0.50/1 Eggland's Best Eggs Weight Watchers Magazine
$0.50/1 Dozen Eggland's Best Cage Free or Organic SS 1/30/2011
$0.35/1 Eggland's Best Cage Free or Organic Eggs SS 1/30/2011
$0.35/1 Eggland's Best Eggs SS 1/30/2011
$1.00/1 Eggs WYB Kikkoman Product RP 1/23/2011
B2G1 Eggs WYB Kikkoman products RP 1/23/2011
$1.00/1 Organic Valley Eggs

$1.00/1 Heinz White Vinegar Upromise eCoupon
$0.50/1 Heinz Distilled White Vinegar
Thanks to the following sites for 
information used in the writing of this post:
Check them out for ingredients, directions, and tips!

Have fun!

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Half Off Depot: 50% Off Food and Drinks at Evos

Two Locations (Midtown and Sandy Springs) 

EVOS was at Parents Palooza and I sampled a couple of their wraps - delicious!  We are heading down to Fernbank tomorrow - I am thinking we are going to have to stop by  EVOS for a wrap and shake for lunch! 

a little about EVOS:  a quick-service restaurant chain serving healthier burgers, fries, shakes, salads and wraps since 1994. At EVOS, we use healthier ingredients such as naturally-raised, hormone and antibiotic-free meats and organic ingredients. We also use alternative cooking techniques such as Airbaking, which result in 50-70% less fat without sacrificing flavor. Come visit us at our two Atlanta locations!

EVOS Prado
5590 Roswell Road, Suite 140
Atlanta, GA 30342

EVOS in Midtown
855 Peachtree Street, Suite 2
Atlanta, GA 30308


While you are over at Half Off Depot check out their other great deals, like half off Andrettis, a Hawks game, and tons more!

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

TLC's Extreme Couponing airs tonight!

I have to admit, I am NOT an extreme couponer, but I do LOVE saving and I like keeping it as simple as possible.  If you don't have the time to be an extreme couponer like the folks on TLC, you can still save big with very little time invested be doing a few simple little things. Here are some of my tips for living extreme without doing the extreme couponing thang . . .

Daily Deal Sites:
I don't know about you, but I consider savings 50% - 90% on eating out, adventures, travel, gifts, and spa treatments preeeetty extreme. 
Not only do you save BIG money on all sorts of things, you earn money by recommending deals to friends.  Some sites even give a percentage to a charity or a local school of your choice! A few of my favourites are listed below, just click on the deal site below for today's deals! 



FamGrab
Family Friendly Daily Deals
 
Mamapedia
Family Friendly Daily Deals

Half Off Depot
Save half off or more on tons for things to do around Atlanta
 
Now to the coupons!  I do clip a coupon every once in awhile and I always save the coupons that come on or in packages, but other than that, I am a pretty lazy couponer and I do it the easy way by downloading or printing my coupons.

 
Coupons.com has a BUNCH of NEW coupons that came out on April 1st. Here are a few brand new ones too!  

Visit here to see all of the new coupons from Coupons.com.  
 Download savings directly onto your Kroger Plus Card
No clipping!  Easy Cheesy Lemon Squeezy!
Visit here for coupons!

For other couponing resources, visit here.
You will find tips, couponing 101's, and ways to 
keep your couponing organized!


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Cellfire Coupons - Download right onto your Kroger Plus Card and Save! Easy Cheesy Lemon Squeezy!


Load coupons directly to your Kroger Plus Card. Cellfire is the premier destination for valuable savings on groceries, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Get access and use offers from your PC and/or mobile phone. This service is provided free of charge to all users. With Cellfire, you'll never have to print, clip, or forget your coupons again! 

The offers below are available at Kroger* until 4/18. They expire on 5/2.

Green Giant boxed Save $.60
Save $0.60 when you buy THREE any variety Green Giant® Frozen Boxed Vegetables.

Totinos Party Pizza Save $1
Save $1.00 when you buy FIVE any flavor/variety Totinos® Crisp Crust Party Pizza® Products.

PB Sweet Rolls Save $.40
Save $.40 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Sweet Rolls OR Grands!® Sweet Rolls.

Pillsbury® Crescents Save $.50
Save $.50 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Crescent Dinner Rolls.

PB Refrig'd Grands! Save $.30
Save $.30 when you buy TWO any size/variety Refrigerated Pillsbury® Grands!® Biscuits.

PB Italian Meal Brd Save $.40
Save $.40 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Italian Meal Breads (Includes any Loaves, Breadsticks, Dinner Rolls, and Pizza Crust).

Totinos Pizza Rolls Save $.40
Save $.40 when you buy TWO PACKAGES any flavor/variety Totinos® Rolls Snacks.

PB Cookie Dough Save $1
Save $1.00 when you buy TWO PACKAGES any variety Pillsbury® Refrigerated Cookie Dough.

Total® cereal Save $.75
Save $0.75 when you buy any ONE BOX Total® cereal listed: Whole Grain Total®, Total® Raisin Bran, Total® Cranberry Crunch, Total® Blueberry Pomegranate, Total® Cinnamon Crunch, Total® Plus Omega-3s Honey Almond Flax.

Trix® Cereal Save $.55
Save $0.55 when you buy ONE BOX Trix® cereal.

Honey Nut Cheerios® Save $.55
Save $0.55 when you buy ONE BOX Honey Nut Cheerios® cereal.

Cookie Crisp® Cereal Save $.75
Save $0.75 when you buy any ONE BOX Cookie Crisp® cereal.

GG Bagged Vege's Save $.40
Save $0.40 when you buy any variety 19 OZ. - 24 OZ. ONLY Green Giant® Frozen Bagged Vegetables.

PB Holiday Cookies Save $1
Save $1.00 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Refrigerated Holiday Cookies.

Select Cheerios® Save $.75
Save $0.75 when you buy any ONE BOX Cheerios® cereal listed: Frosted Cheerios® ,Apple Cinnamon Cheerios®, Banana Nut Cheerios®, Fruity Cheerios®, Chocolate Cheerios®, Cheerios® Oat Cluster Crunch, Yogurt Burst Cheerios®, Cinnamon Burst Cheerios®.

GG Valley Fresh Stmrs Save $.50
Save $0.50 when you buy TWO any variety Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers® frozen vegetables.

BC Potatoes Save $.50
Save $0.50 when you buy TWO any flavor Betty Crocker® boxed Potatoes (Except Potato Buds® and Betty Crocker® Pouch).

PB Toaster Strudel® Save $.60
Save $0.60 when you buy TWO any flavor/variety Pillsbury® Toaster Strudel® Pastries.

Visit here to print coupons! 

*The offers below are available at Kroger and Kroger subsidiaries, Safeway subsidiaries, Lowe's Foods, and Foodtown until 4/18. They expire on 5/2. These offers will also be available at ShopRite from 4/10 - 4/23.

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CVS Weekly Ad and Coupon Match ups for 4/3 to 4/9

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If you are new to shopping at CVS or just need help with some of the lingo in this post, visit my CVS 101 first.  You may also want to check out Couponing 101 if you are new to using coupons.

Get $1 in ECB for every fourth time you remember to use your "green bags".

Thanks CommonSenseWithMoney for this week's matchup!

Almay Cosmetics Spend $10, Earn $4 ECBs Limit 1
Use $2/1 Almay Cosmetic Product 3/6/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/10/2011)
Final price Varies

Benefiber, Gas-X, Maalox or Prevacid 14 ct Spend $20, Get $10 ECBs Limit 1 (psa $6.29)
Use $1/1 Gas-X Prevention 1/9/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $5/2 Benefiber Product 2/27/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/16/2011)
Use $2/1 Benefiber Product 2/27/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/16/2011)
Use $3/1 Benefiber Product (IE) Printable (FF)
Use $4/1 Gas-X Prevention Product 12/12/2010 SS Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $3/1 Prevacid 24 HR Relief Product 3/27/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/23/2011)
Final price varies


Clairol Nice ‘N Easy Color Blend Foam Hair Color $7.99, Earn 1 ECB Limit 1
Use $3/1 Clairol Nice ‘n Easy Color Blend Foam Hair Color 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Pay $3.99 each after coupon and ECB

Complete Multi-purpose Solution 12 oz $8.99, Earn $8.99 ECBs Limit 1
Use $1/1 Complete Multi-purpose Solution 12 oz 4/3/2011 SS Insert (exp 5/9/11)
Free plus $1 in overage after coupon and ECBs

Crest or Oral-B Pro-Health $3.49, Earn $2.50 ECBs Limit 2
Complete Rinse, Clinical Gum Toothpaste or Glide Clinical Protection Floss
Use $1/1 Oral-B Satin, Glide Floss (25 m +) or Glide Floss Picks 30 ct or higher 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Use $1/1 Crest Rinse (440 ml +) 4/3/2011 P&G Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Use $1/2 Crest Toothpaste 4 oz or more or Liquid Gel 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Free after coupon and ECBs

Gold Bond Body Wash 12.5 oz $5.88, Earn $3 ECBs Limit 1
Use $2/1 Gold Bond Bodywash 3/6/2011 SS Insert (exp 6/30/2011)
Use $2/1 Gold Bond Ultimate Body Wash 4/3/2011 SS Insert (exp 7/31/11)
Pay $0.88 each after coupon and ECBs

GUM Eez-Thru Flossers 75-150 ct $2, Earn $2 ECBs Limit 2
Use $0.75/1 GUM Eez-Thru Flossers
Use $0.75/1 GUM Flossers (IE) Printable (FF)
Free plus $0.75 in overage after coupon and ECBs

John Frieda Products Spend $10, Earn $3 ECBs Limit 1
Shampoo, Conditioner 8-10 oz or Styler 3-12 oz $5
Select Hair Treatments, Go Blonder, Color Renew Shampoo or Conditioner $8
Use $1/1 John Frieda Shampoo or Conditioner 3/6/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $2/1 John Frieda Full Repair Styling Aid 3/6/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $1/1 John Frieda Product
Deal Idea
Buy two John Frieda Full Repair Styling Aids $5 each
Use two $2/1 John Frieda Full Repair Styling Aid 3/6/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Pay $1.50 each after coupons and ECBs wyb 2
L’Oreal Cosmetics (excludes eye shadow) Spend $10, Earn $3 ECBs Limit 2
L’Oreal Infallible Le Rouge Lipstick $7.99
L’Oreal Infallible Lip Gloss or True Match foundation, powder, blush or concealer $6.99
L’Oreal Colour Riche Lip Color or Lip Liner $4.99
Use $1/1 L’Oreal Paris Cosmetic Item 3/20/2011 RP Insert (exp 5/15/2011)
Use $2/1 L’Oreal Cosmetic Face Product 3/6/2011 RP Insert (exp 5/1/2011)
Use $2/1 L’Oreal Powder, Blush, Concealer or Primer 3/6/2011 RP Insert (exp 5/1/2011)
Final price varies

Oral-B Manual Toothbrush 1 ct $2.99, Earn $0.99 ECB Limit 2
Use $2/1 Oral-B Pulsar, CrossAction, Advantage or (2) Indicator manual toothbrush 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Free after coupon and ECBs


P&G Products Spend $30, Earn $10 ECBs Limit 1
Aussie or Herbal Essences Shampoo, Conditioner or Styler 2/$5.49
Use B1G1 Herbal Essences or Aussie Product 3/13/2011 SS Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $1/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie product 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Bounty Basic Paper Towels 8 pack $5.99
Charmin Basic 12 ct or Ultra 9 ct Bath Tissue $5.49
Use $1/2 Charmin Products 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
CoverGirl Lashblast Volume Mascara $6
Use $1/1 Covergirl Product 3/13/2011 RP Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $1/1 CoverGirl product 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $2.50/2 CoverGirl product 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Dawn 9.5 – 10.3 oz $0.99
Use $.20/1 Dawn Dish Soap 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Duracell Batteries AAA or AA 16-20 pack, C or D 8 pack $9.99
Use $1.50/1 Duracell Products 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Pampers Cruisers Diapers 48-75 count $18.99
Use $3/1 Pampers Diapers 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Use $1.50/1 Pampers Diapers or Pants 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Deal Idea
Buy Six Charmin Ultra 9 rolls $5.49
Use three $1/2 Charmin Products 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/2011)
Pay $29.99 and get back one $10 ECB
That’s like paying $0.37 per roll
Pantene Pro-V Shampoo, Conditioner or Styler 2/$6.97, Earn 2 ECBs wyb 2
Use $1/2 Pantene products 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Pay $1.99 each after coupon and ECBs wyb 2

Right Guard Total Defense Body Wash 13.5 oz $3.88, Earn 3 ECBs Limit 1
Use B1G1 Right Guard Products 3/13/2011 RP Insert (exp 4/10/2011)
Pay $0.44 each after coupon and ECBs wyb 2

Other Weekly Deals

Mars Easter Candy Singles 2/$1 Limit 10
Use $1/2 Mars Easter Products 3/20/2011 RP Insert (exp 4/24/2011)
Use $2/2 Mars Easter Products All You Apr 2011 (exp 4/24/2011)
Free after coupon

Always Pads 14-24 ct or Pantiliners 30-80 ct 2/$6
Use $1/1 Always Pads 4/3/2011 P&G Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Use $1/2 Always pantiliners 30 ct. or larger 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Pay as low as $2 each after coupon

Crest Toothpaste 2/$4.50
Use $1/2 Crest Toothpaste 4 oz or larger or liquid gel 4/3/2011 PG Insert (exp 4/30/11)
Pay $2 each after coupon wyb 2

Extra Gum 15 ct $0.99
Use $0.50/2 Extra Gum
Pay $0.74 each after coupon wyb 2

Got2b Hair Styler $3.99
Use $2/1 got2b Hair Styling Products All You Apr 2011 (exp 6/1/2011)
Use $2/1 Got2B Hair Styling Products All You Sep 2010 (exp 8/23/2011)
Pay $1.99 each after coupon

For any regional coupons that are not available in your area, I recommend buying them from Coupon Dede.

More Printable Coupons here and here!

All You Magazine for only $16.50 here!
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Win $10 in Eversave 'Save Reward Credits'!

Here at Atlanta Mommy we love to save, and we know you do too!

When you really think about it, the world of saving is huge! Between coupon sites, daily deal sites, promo code sites, and the traditional “break out the scissors and clip” coupons in papers and magazines, there are so many options to choose from these days!

We have partnered with one of our favorite daily deal sites – Eversave – to uncover the secrets to saving success!

We’d love it if you’d take a few minutes to complete this short survey. Once you take the survey, comment below and you’ll be entered to win $10 in Save Reward credits* to use on Eversave.
We love the products Eversave features and we think you will too!

In addition to helping customers save 50-90% on restaurants, spas, resorts, and family activities they also feature great national online Saves on kid’s clothes, handbags, makeup, magazines and more every day. Check out today’s deal at Eversave or sign up here to receive a daily email and start to save even more! They’ll even give you $2 just for joining!

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Free Tanning at Palm Beach Tan

Want to get your summer tan on NOW!  
has an awesome freebie for you.  

Visit their page, enter your zip code in the bottom right hand side, and then choose your location. Once you choose your location you'll be able to snag a one week FREE silver lining tanning coupon and a FREE Sunless Tan coupon!

Thanks Free Sample Freak!
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Free Electricity for a Month Sweepstakes from Save on Energy!

Who doesn't want a month without an Electric Bill? Well right now you can register to Win One Month of FREE Electricity from Save on Energy!

Here's a little info:

Save On Energy is the #1 site in North America to shop and compare energy rates.  They also make it easy to switch providers online so you can start saving money immediately.

To Win:

-"Like" Save on Energy on Facebook
-Register to win $250 to pay your electric bill
-Refer your friends to get extra entries
-Register between April 4-30, 2011, and make sure to refer your friends and get an extra entry for each one that registers.

Fine Print:
One winner will be randomly selected each week during the promotion period, April 4-30, 2011. Limit one winner per household, not valid for previous registrants of Save on Energy.

Good Luck!

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Mamapedia Sweet Deals: Power Capes, Reobook, Lingerie and Maternity Apparel, Charms and Beads, and Personalized Stationary






Use coupon code FRIENDS5 to get $5 off 
your first Mamapedia Sweet Deals purchase

Also!  5% of your purchase goes to a 
preschool or elementary school of your choice!

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