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Share the deals & questions 4/27

Posted April 26, 2012
Updated April 29, 2012

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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Apr 29, 2012

    kathytew - call the Catalina Marketing company to explain what happened. In the past they have mailed the coupons to consumers. Here is the number: 1-888-826-8766

  • kathytew2 Apr 29, 2012

    Can anyone tell me what, if anything, you can do if a catalina doesn't print? They told me at the store there was nothing they could do, to call corporate! Thanks for your help.

  • gumtickler80 Apr 28, 2012

    Thanks Faye. I will call and have Rachel and my mom call too. What a bummer!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Apr 28, 2012

    jdouglas, it was WONDERFUL to meet you and J on Friday at the SWS! Thank you for coming by the booth to chat!

    gumtickler - I believe they ran out of gift cards and that is why they sent them back. You will want to call the 1-800 number misskitty posted, but it's my understanding that they reached the max they planned to give out. It was one of those While Supplies Last deals.

  • jdouglas13 Apr 27, 2012

    Mimi, re the list of eVic coupons, I've noticed that if I make an online shopping list from HT's email flyer, the eVic coupons are listed on the bottom if you print it out. As someone else mentioned, I usually email myself the shopping list so I can see it on my smart phone. I am notorious for losing lists!

  • jdouglas13 Apr 27, 2012

    Got to attend my first Women's Show at the fairgrounds today where I got to finally meet Faye face to face. She is even sweeter in person than here on the blog, if that's even possible! I was able to get a few interesting coupons walking around too: $5 of $25 from Earth Fare (I think it would qualify as a "competitor coupon" along with a grocery bag and Cabot cheese coupons. Faye also had some great coupons :) I was able to get two tickets for $10 total from the Living Social deal recently, so all in all, it was a good time!

  • stephlw Apr 27, 2012

    Whoever posted the pillow pet deal at Rite Aid in Holly Springs, THANK YOU SO MUCH! We finally were able to stop and picked up 2 big pillow pets and 2 smaller ones for $17 total! My girls were psyched and I have two more presents for my nieces! YEAH!

  • gumtickler80 Apr 27, 2012

    Thanks so much misskittysbags! I could not tell if the last number of the phone number was an 8 or 6 on my copy of the form. I do plan to call. I just thought it was strange that 2 other people I know received the exact same denial. Rachel and I have checked and doubled checked our entry copies we have and can see no problem. Can't wait to call on Monday during working hours. Thank you!

  • milligand919 Apr 27, 2012

    Progress Energy "Buy One, Get One Free" CFL Event April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lowe’s in Wilmington (354 S. College Rd); Weaverville (24 Northridge Commons Pkwy); and Raleigh (4601 Capital Blvd). Customers will receive one free 13-watt bright white twist CFL for every discounted CFL purchased (up to 6), while supplies last.


  • HappyGirl08 Apr 27, 2012

    Wow, well gumtickler, I'm sorry. I am guessing there might be a customer service number on their website you could call. Since you have copies of all the information you sent them they should be able to help you; or at least explain to you why they decided to deny your rebate.