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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Saving Star Healthy Offer - Tomatoes!

Get your Saving Star Healthy Offer for this week - a 20% savings on any loose purchase tomatoes. And while you are there, grab all the new coupon offers from Saving Star as well! 

Monday, September 1, 2014

Best Rite Aid Deals - Aug 31 to Sep 6, 2014

Pediacare Smooth Melts Fever Reducer Tablets - $6.19
Get a $5.00 Monthly UP Reward (Limit 4)
Money Maker with Gold at $5.19 (because the regular price is $6.49), when you use the $1.00 coupon that you can print HERE to pay $4.19 out of pocket, then get back a $5.00 UP Reward! 
If you don't have a wellness discount, they still come out to only 19 cents

Neutrogena Lip Balm - $3.59 Buy One Get One 50% Off
Get a $5.00 Monthly UP Reward when you buy 2 (Limit 2)
Money Maker when you buy 2 for $5.38 and use the coupon for $2.00 off 2 that you print HERE  or from the 7/27 Smart Source insert to pay $3.70 out of pocket, then get back an UP Reward for $5.00! 

OR - same UP Reward but different deal:

Neutrogena Facial Bars - $3.29 Buy One Get One 50% Off
Get a $5.00 Monthly UP Reward when you buy 2 (Limit 2)
Money Maker when you buy 2 for $4.94, then get back a $5.00 UP Reward! 

Bic Flame Disk - $1.24 (if marked down 75% off)
Money Maker if you have the $2.00 peelie coupon that can be found on the Bic Multipurpose Lighters.

Crest 3D White Luxe Toothpaste - $3.49
Get a $2.00 UP Reward (Limit 2)
Free when you use the Video Value coupon for $1.50 off to pay $1.99 out of pocket, then get back a $2.00 UP Reward! 

Oxi Dishwasher Crystals - 2 for $7.00
Get a $2.00 UP Reward when you buy 2 (Limit 2) 
50 cents each when you buy 2 and use two blinkie coupons for $2.00 off to pay $3.00, then get back a $2.00 UP Reward! 
If you don't have the blinkie coupons, you can use 2 coupons for $1.50 off from the 8/17 Smart Source insert for a final cost of $1.00 each!

Mr. Clean Liquid Cleaner (24 oz) - $2.50 each wyb 2
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser (2 ct) - $2.50 each wyb 2
Get a $10.00 UP Reward when you spend $30.00 (Limit 1)
83 cents each when you do this:
- Buy 6 of each product for a subtotal of $30.00
- Use two coupons to Buy 2 and Get 1 Free Liquid Cleaner from the 8/31 P&G
- Use 2 coupons to Buy 2 and Get 1 Free Magic Eraser from the 8/31 P&G insert
Pay $20.00 out of pocket and get back a $10.00 UP Reward! 
Note: This UP Reward is for any participating P&G products, so if you wanted something else or your store didn't have enough stock, you can substitute Tide or other P&G products. 

Clean and Clear Cleanser - $6.49 Buy One Get One 50% off
Get a $5.00 UP Reward when you buy 2 (Limit 2)
$1.27 each when you buy 2 for $9.44 and use two of these coupons:
$1.10 off any CLEAN & CLEAR product
Pay $7.24 out of pocket and get back a $5.00 UP Reward! 


If you haven't already gotten to the Gold Wellness level for next year, you can get triple points for the month of September!
Here are the details on earning triple Wellness+ points: 
Valid 8/31-9/30
Earn triple points on most nonprescription purchases. 
Must register HERE to earn triple points. 
Once registered, a barcode will be emailed to you. 
Print it, or have it on your phone and bring it in store to have it scanned activate the promotion.

Ebay Trash to Cash Sales for August, 2014!

My first Trash-to-Cash sale on Ebay for the month of August was this costume jewelry necklace that I got for free at Target back in October. I thought one of my daughters would wear it for homecoming or prom, but they didn't care for it. However, one of them used it for "wacky tacky day" at school, so I couldn't list it as new. I had it listed with a Buy It Now price of $19.99 for months and just couldn't seem to move it, so I changed the listing to an auction and sold it right way. The buyer also paid $4.12 for shipping. 

This textbook - The Art of Conducting - which I found in a dumpster sold for $69.99 with free media mail shipping, which was $3.88. It had some high-lighting and underlining from the previous owner, but I listed it high since it sells brand new for $130!

This coffee mug that I found in a dumpster sold for $9.00 to a buyer in Chicago, who also paid $5.74 for shipping.

This children's Encyclopedia that I found in the dumpster sold for $9.99 with free shipping to someone in New Zealand. They purchased it through Ebay's global shipping program, so I only paid the media mail postage to Kentucky, which was $4.84.

These vacuum cleaner bags that I found in a dumpster sold for $7.99 with free shipping, which cost me $2.42.

This cooking magazine that I found in the recycle bin still new in the plastic sold for $7.50, which included a cost of $2.69 for free shipping.

Here are some more sales from my home "decluttering project":

I purchased most of these books on tape back in the 1980's and they were taking up space in my basement. I sold them for $47.00 with free media mail shipping, which cost me $5.32.

I had this wrap skirt made for my daughter five years ago when we lived in Niamey, Niger. It was a typical West African print, and was listed for several months until the right buyer came long. It sold for $21.99 with free first class shipping, which cost me $2.42.

My husband took two lower control A-arms off the suspension of the Camaro that he is restoring in the garage. One was rusted through, but the other wasn't too bad, so I listed it for $59.99 or best offer. A guy in the Netherlands offered me $35.00 for it, then paid another $65.00 in customs and shipping fees through the Global Shipping program! 


My gross Trash-to-Cash sales for August were $265.84. After deducting $35.00 for Ebay and Paypal fees, plus $17.00 for shipping fees, my net profit came to $213.84!


Last month reader Michelle S. requested a "getting started on Ebay guide". I spent a lot of time thinking about what to say, but then ran across this article which is well written and gives some good advice, so I decided to share it with you HERE

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Kellogg's Family Rewards Codes and Promo!

Here are a couple more Kellogg's Family Rewards bonus codes:



Also, check out this short term bonus offer that starts on Tuesday:

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Pampers Gift To Grow Bonus Points


Here are some bonus points for the Pampers Gift To Grow program:

TWIT87433434A14 - 5 points

FB92BK52SCL4014 - 10 points

Happy Labor Day! 

Kohl's Coupon for $10.00 off a $25.00 Purchase!

Click HERE to print a coupon for $10.00 off a $25.00 purchase at Kohl's! Valid through September 1, 2014 in store or on-line.

This coupon was also available in last weekend's coupons inserts.

If you have a Kohl's charge card, you probably received this coupon in the mail along with a coupon for 15% off your purchase. You can combine the two coupons in a single transaction, but the 15% will come off your subtotal after the $10.00 coupon is applied.

If you are shopping on-line, you can use up to 4 codes on a single transaction!  Here are some coupon codes:

TENOFF25 - $10.00 off $25.00 order (expires September 1)
AUGUST 10 - $10.00 off $25.00
SHOPNSAVE - $10.00 off $25.00 order (expires September 1)
AUGPYD15 - 15% off (expires September 9)
CLEARANCE20 - 20% off clearance items 
AUG50SHIP - free shipping on orders over $50.00

Click HERE to read the Kohl's instructions and policy for combining discounts.

Thanks, Refund Cents

Staples School Supplies Shopping & Surprise!

Yesterday I had to drop my husband off in Dunn Loring. On the way back I saw a Staples and popped in to the get the free ream of paper that I posted about the other day. As I walked in, I grabbed the sales flyer and saw this coupon:

My paper was $7.99, so I decided to browse the shipping supplies to see if should spend another $23.00 and use the coupon. The cost of padded envelopes, bubble wrap, and tape was exorbitant so I passed, but I did find a lot of stuff on clearance.

Most of it was still more expensive than what I would ordinarily pay with coupons. I grabbed 2 twin packs of scouring pads for 50 cents each, and then I found this nice display of notebooks for 17 cents apiece, so I bought 6:

The coupon for the copy paper took off $3.00 at the register so my total came to $7.43 with tax, and I will get back another $4.99 from the Staples Easy Rebate. 

As I pulled out of the shopping center I accidentally took a wrong turn into a residential neighborhood. When I pulled into a cul-de-sac to turn around, I saw this set out for the trash and threw it into my car:

When I got home, I unpacked and this what was inside - more fodder for my Ebay store!!