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Share the deals & questions 8/22

Posted August 22, 2013

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Found a deal today? Here's the place to share it!

Have a question that doesn't fit into any of the other threads? Here's the place to ask it



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  • Nanee Lion Aug 23, 2013

    $25 after coupons - Diane, I would love to have some of your coupons for $5/25 to spend. Email me at

  • tsw9798 Aug 22, 2013

    mys1983, I don't know how you feel about Pinterest and do-it-yourself, but I found some really good ideas for cupcake stands on there. Wouldn't hurt to look and get some ideas of your own :)

  • mys1983 Aug 22, 2013

    jdouglas-that's a good idea! Thanks!

  • raesmom1612 Aug 22, 2013

    jdouglas thanks a bunch i would really appreciate that!! Meredith88 thanks for explaining that for me :)

  • chipper4800 Aug 22, 2013

    There is a $2 coupon off Stouffer's satisfying skillets on their facebook page.

  • DianeNC Aug 22, 2013

    Thanks for posting that info for me before I tried to use one of those coupons again tonight, Faye. For some reason, I always thought you just had to meet the dollar amount required before any other coupons were deducted, so when the cashier said it was actually after, I just wanted to double check.

    My whole point in couponing is not to end up spending anywhere close to $25 after coupons, LOL, so will probably not be using these. I have two remaining - one for this week (expires 8/27/13) and one for next week. If anyone thinks they could use them, just drop me an e-mail at and you're welcome to them.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Aug 22, 2013

    The post below should have been directed to Diane - didn't realize I typed the name wrong.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Aug 22, 2013

    DIi- your total needs to meet the requirement of the coupon AFTER all other coupons have been scanned. The cashier was correct.

    Many stores did not have that requirement earlier in the year but most stores now require that if you have a coupon for a total off your total order (like a $5 off $25 coupon) that you have to scan all other coupons first. If you total after other coupons is not at least $25 (using a $5 off $25 coupon, for example) you cannot use the coupon.

  • meredith88 Aug 22, 2013

    jdouglas, to get the picture next to your username scroll to the top of the page. Click on "My Account" under your username. On the next page click on "Update your information". Under the box for your username is a spot that says "Upload a new avatar". You can then browse and upload any picture off your computer to have next to your username with each post.

  • meredith88 Aug 22, 2013

    raesmom, I still have the Bic coupon out of the paper. I'm not going to use it as we have pens coming out of our ears already. I was also able to print 2 offline. Send me your address and I can get them out in tomorrow's mail.