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Share the deals & questions 9/10

Posted September 10, 2013

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

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  • RaleighFoodBlogger Sep 10, 2013

    Looks like this is still working! Got my free sample of Bio True from Bausch + Lomb today, and I was surprised how large it is... like 1/2 a bottle! It also came with 2 nice coupons ($2 off and $1 off-inside box) Just say "no" when you fill out the form.

  • RaleighFoodBlogger Sep 10, 2013

    Thanks Diane! I have used those tricks, but I guess I just do a lot of printing :-) I did just find a $5 off HP ink coupon for Rite Aid on their FB page, but hoping to find more of a long term solution. I'll check out! Thanks again!

  • DianeNC Sep 10, 2013

    RaleighFoodBlogger - You probably already know this trick, but to save ink, print your coupons in black ink (as opposed to color) and if your printer has a "draft" quality setting (as opposed to Normal or Best,) that option works great for printing coupons.

    In respect to ink for your printer, if you have an ink jet printer, your best bet is remanufactured and/or generic ink jet cartridges (unless you're able to pick up new/HP cartridges cheap through Staples Rewards you've earned and/or coupons, etc.) North Raleigh Dad posted about that has some decent deals. They offer a flat $3.99 shipping, as well.

  • RaleighFoodBlogger Sep 10, 2013

    jdouglas- thanks for the tip on the Epson... my HP is killing me w/the ink costs. Anyone else have any input as well, on the cheapest way to print- just for coupons?

  • astamper Sep 10, 2013

    Glad I have the free paper from Staples ...that's a long HT list...getting tired.

  • jdouglas13 Sep 10, 2013

    Diana123, you really need to get a printer!! A lot of places have had them pretty inexpensively for back to school. We have a little Epson that we bought mainly for coupons that was vey cheap and the ink isn't expensive for it either.

    You're not thinking it's a special printer that just prints coupons, are you? Any printer will do! :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Sep 10, 2013

    Reminder: Swag Code Alert! From 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm today, September 10, there is a Swag Code available on worth 4 Swag Bucks!
    The code is: Skatergirl19

  • diana123 Sep 10, 2013

    i can't get natures own because you need a computer printer.

  • diana123 Sep 10, 2013

    $1.25 128 oz bleach is at carlee's not kroger. sorry!

  • laidy2008 Sep 10, 2013

    also has anyone used shopkick, receipthog, ibotta or checkpoints, smartphone apps to earn cash/gift cards?