Jun 192012

Febreze is celebrating having 1 million fans by giving away FREE Febreze Set & Refresh while supplies last. 

You will just need to go HERE and fill out a short form – you may need to hit the tab button if you can’t scroll down the screen.  I got the message they were all gone in Firefox, but I switched to IE and pulled up the form just fine.

- Thanks Drugstore Divas!

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Jun 192012

There’s a great new coupon available to print for $1/1 Mott’s for Tots Juice. It is valid on the 8-packs or the 64 oz bottle. This is a very rare coupon so print it quick while it lasts.

This is great timing for a nice Special Purchase Deal that some of you may be able to find at your stores for a FREE 6 oz Bag of Goldfish wyb 3 Bottles if Mott’s 64 oz Juice at $2.34 thru 7/7. Each bottle of Juice would be $1.34 after this coupon, and if you buy 3 – you get a bag of Goldfish will be FREE. :)

Even if you don’t find the sale or special offer at your stores, Mott’s Juice sells for around $2.49  – $2.69 regular at Target, so a nice deal after this $1/1 coupon!

-Thanks for the coupon to Valerie & to Deal Detecting Diva!

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Jun 192012

The $1/1 Any Gud Product by Burt’s Bees has reset if you can use more prints. You can switch to zip 90210 if it does not come up automatically clipped for you. You can print it twice and stack two of them with the Regional $1/2 Gud from Burt’s Bees Target Coupon 4-29-12 SS x10/1 if you got it. The Gud products are all on price cut at Target thru 7/7 right now too averaging around 10% Off regular price.

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Jun 192012

Reading the comments on my post yesterday about the changes in the Target Coupon Policy, I see that many of you feel it is fair and others not so much. Personally I can live with the changes and understand why they are happening.

While I think the majority of couponers are looking to save on their grocery bill and household expenses and build a modest stockpile while playing by the rules, there are those who completely stop at nothing and commit coupon fraud as a way of life. They are out there, and stores have to do what they see as fit to try and stop the losses they are experiencing.

It makes me think of a story a friend of mine told me. She was shocked when a cashier friend of hers had told her about a woman who put eggs, milk & bread up on the belt at checkout and proceeded to hand her coupons for toothpaste, shampoo and crackers. When the cashier told her she could not take her coupons, the woman waved her hand slowly and said “just take the coupons”. The cashier told her- “Ma’am I cannot take your coupons, you did not buy any of these items.” So the woman slowly waved her hand again and quietly told her to “just take the coupons”. Finally exasperated, the cashier said to her- “Look lady, you are not a Jedi and I cannot accept your coupons!”.

Now while I certainly got a chuckle at the Star Wars reference, the sad fact is that it is not funny because it’s true, and sadder still that things like this happen every day. I think the changes are necessary to try and dissuade the dishonest and protect Target from Fraud and also try and prevent customers from finding a cleared shelf. So anyway, I thought I would take  a minute to go over the new items in the policy and throw my two cents out there…

1. Limit of 4 identical coupons per household, per day (unless otherwise noted on coupon)

The limit stated is for a maximum amount of like coupons per day unless your coupon states otherwise. So, if your coupon says one per customer, then it’s just one. If the coupon has no limits on it, then you are allowed to use four. Is it tougher for a large family to stock up at Target? Yes, but they have to set the limit somewhere and personally I can live with this. I am thankful it is at 4 and not two and it seems reasonable to me. Unilever for example now limits their coupons to 2 per customer per day- so it could be worse and I believe more and more manufacturers will be setting limits on their coupons in the near future. So the way I look at it is Target is just jumping on the bandwagon along with P&G, Unilever and other manufacturers sooner than later.

2. Returns of items purchased using Manufacturer coupons may receive coupon value returned in the form of a Target GiftCard.

I think many of you feel like if you use a .50 cent coupon on an item you are returning you will absolutely be given the coupon value back on a Gift Card instead of cash or your original method of payment. While I cannot say for sure, I really don’t think this is an absolute. If you note the word “may” – I think this will be done at their discretion. I believe that this new point in the policy is to try and deter those who are deliberately buying something with a high $ coupon and returning it to pocket the value of the coupon.

Retailers are required to give you back the value of manufacturers’ coupons because they will be in turn submitting it for reimbursement regardless of whether you return an item. The value of Target coupons are not to be refunded, because the store is not collecting any money for them.

3. We reserve the right to accept, refuse or limit the use of any coupon.

I will admit that this point in the policy sounds a little frightening, but I again believe it is there to protect Target,  and for the majority of us, it will have no bearing. Counterfeit coupons are abound- and it absolutely boils my blood, but it’s a problem. If a counterfeit coupon can manage to be scanned, consider the losses for a store. The right to refuse a coupon has always been an unwritten rule for any store- but now if something looks funny to them but scans anyway- they have it in black and white and it may save them some arguments should they feel a coupon is not valid for some reason.

For those of you who feel it will be an excuse for your store to refuse to accept any of your coupons- my best advice is to try and have a pow-wow with the Team leader on duty. Try and get to the bottom of why you have such a hard time using coupons at your stores. If you are using coupons as per the wording, you have nothing to fear or hide and perhaps a calm, rational conversation may help. You can take it up with corporate if need be if you are unable to reach some clear set of reasonable rules you can follow. I cannot say you will make headway or improve the situation, but if you like shopping at Target- it is certainly worth a try and make an effort to stay as calm as possible despite how frustrated you may be.

A few last thoughts…

Coupons are meant to be used as per the wording on them. Taking advantage just because something scans or works or is accepted doesn’t make it right and will only lead to further scrutiny from stores and the manufacturers tightening their belts even more. Do your best to read your coupons, follow what they say and follow your gut. I think deep down we all know what is right and wrong  and don’t let the temptation of possibly getting another $1 Off cloud your judgement. Coupons aren’ t meant to just be tried for the heck of it to see if it works, they are meant to be used as stated in their terms.

While I certainly enjoy being able to find super-cheap & FREE stuff with coupons- the intention of TT has never been to only focus on that. You certainly can’t feed a family toothpaste for dinner or give them dental floss for dessert, and my aim has always been to help others realistically save as much money as they can on groceries & household needs. In my opinion if you can save as close to 50% or better on any of your needs- you’ve had a good day and it allows the surplus to be saved, put toward other family necessities and so on.

I am very grateful for coupons, as I know many of you are too, and I know that despite policy revisions and other changes to the couponing way of life- saving money using coupons and smart shopping will continue to help my family stay on a budget. Hopefully for a long time to come.

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Jun 192012

There is a new Try Me Free rebate available on Lysol Dual Action Wipes.  Just buy 1 package (35 count) and submit your original register receipt dated between 6/13/12 and 7/18/12 7/8/12 along with the original UPC from the package.

The Lysol Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes 35 ct Container is actually on a new price cut right now at Target too for $2.29 thru 7/7.

You will also need to submit the rebate form you can print HERE.  Your request must be postmarked by 8/17, and the rebate will be for purchase price up to $3.

- Thanks for the rebate to Gerard of Clip & Follow!

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Jun 192012

There’s a new coupon for .50/1 GoGo Squeez 4 pk or 12 pk that you can print on Facebook once you fill out a short form. The 4-packs often go on sale at Target for $2.24, and mine printed with an expiration date of 7/31 – so plenty of time to wait for one to roll around. I am not sure how long the coupon will be available – so grab it while you can.

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Jun 192012

Here’s a nice magazine deal for today. Right now you can get a One Year Subscription to Elle Magazine for only $4.50 –  just use the coupon code: TOTALLYTARGET at checkout.

About Elle :  Elle Magazine is the ultimate shopping and lifestyle guide for today’s modern woman. Devoted to the sophisticated and well-traveled woman, Elle features the hottest new trends in fashion, style, and beauty. Elle also addresses controversial issues in contemporary society, and informs its readers on emerging talent across all areas of popular culture. Elle is indisputably one of the world’s leading fashion magazines for every and any woman.

You can buy up to 4 years at this price too or renew a subscription and this deal will run through tonight at midnight, June 19th. If you are looking for other magazine discounts you are in luck! Coupon code: TOTALLYTARGET will also get you 20% off on almost all other titles at DiscountMags!

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Jun 192012

Here are some more new unadvertised Special deals that have been found at Target. Please keep in mind that unadvertised deals can be regional and unavailable at all stores. You can always check out the Special Deals Page for more unadvertised deals you may be able to find at your stores…

FREE $5 Gift Card wyb 2 Select Green Works Laundry Detergent or Clorox 2*
Deal and prices valid thru 7/7. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Clorox 2X Ultra Stain Fighter or Color Safe 66 oz $9.99
-$3/1 Clorox 2 Liquid 33 oz+, Clorox 2 Powder, or Clorox 2 Pack Dose (Clorox Play2Day Site)
-$1.50/1 ANY Clorox 2 Product
*Green Works Laundry Detergent Original 90 oz 60 load $10.99

FREE $5 Gift Card wyb 2 Culturelle Probiotic Supplements*
Deal and prices valid thru 6/30. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Culturelle Probiotic Supplement Capsules 30 ct $19.99
*Culturelle Probiotic Regimen Supplement 30 ct $15.89
-$3/1 Culturelle Product 30 ct + When You Share with Friends
-$1/1 Culturelle Product on Manufacturer’s Site HERE

FREE $5 Gift Card wyb any 2 Select Nylabone Nutri Dent Products*
Deal and prices valid thru 7/14. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Nylabone Nutri Dent Minis 72 pack $14.99
*Nylabone Nutri Dent Dental Brush Chews 24 pack $13.99

FREE $5 Gift Card wyb Method Laundry Detergent AND Refill*
Deal and prices valid thru 6/30. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Select Method Laundry Detergent 20 oz 50 load $14.99
*Select Method Laundry Detergent Refill 34 oz 85 load $19.99

SPECIAL PURCHASE: FREE Select Resolve Carpet Cleaner wyb Cleaning System $15.79
Deal and prices valid thru 7/7. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Resolve Easy Clean Carpet Cleaning System $15.79
-$3/1 Resolve Easy Clean Carpet System
*FREE Item = Resolve Foam Carpet Cleaner 22 oz $4.24
-.75/1; $1/2 Resolve Products, any – 05-20-12 SS x7/1
-.75/1 Resolve Carpet Cleaner

SPECIAL PURCHASE: FREE Liquid Bleach wyb 2 Select All, Wisk or Snuggle*
Deal and prices valid thru 7/7. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Wisk Plus Oxi Laundry Detergent 75 oz 39 load $8.99
-$2/1; $1/1 Wisk Laundry Detergent, 45 Oz, Any – 06-10-12 RP x7/22
-$1/1 Wisk® Laundry Detergent (45 oz. or Larger)
*All 2X Laundry Detergent 100 oz $8.79
-$1/1 All Mighty Pacs Or Liquid Laundry Detergent, 24 Loads +, Any – 06-03-12 RP x7/15
*Snuggle Blue Sparkle Dryer Sheets 276 ct $8.49 *Snuggle Softener 100 oz $7.29
*FREE Item = Select Clorox Bleach 9 oz $1.99

SPECIAL PURCHASE: FREE Dawn Dish Soap wyb Select Bounty Towels 12 pack*
Deal and prices valid thru 7/7. Deal and prices may be regional.
*Bounty Select-A-Size Paper Towels 12 pack $15.99
-.50/1 Bounty Paper Towels 6 pack+ Target Coupon 6-17-12 Target PG x7/17
-$1/2;.25/1 Bounty Towels, any 6-roll count, or Napkins, any ETS 06-03-12 PG x6/30
*FREE Item = Select Dawn Dish Soap 24 oz $2.84
-.25/1 Dawn OR Febreze Item ETS Target Coupon 6-17-12 Target PG x7/17
-.50/1 Dawn Product, any ETS Ebony, May 2012 x8/31

FREE $5 Gift Card wyb 2 Select Glad Trash Bags
FREE Green Works Wipes wyb 2 Select Green Works Products
B2G1 FEE idden Valley Dressing as Low as $1.24 at Target

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Jun 192012

The $1/1 Crystal Light coupon for today is now live! You will need to go to their Facebook page and choose a Mocktail and complete the activities to become that Mocktails BFF in order to get the coupon.

There are only a limited number of coupons available, but you will be able to see how many coupons are left before you complete all the activities. Just go HERE to get a coupon while they last.

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Jun 192012

Here’s a few more unadvertised short-term Sales & price cuts I saw atmy store on Sunday. Please remember sales & price cuts can vary by region and deals listed below are thru 6/23 only…

Ritz Crackerfuls $2.39 (PC thru 6/23)
-$1/2 Nabisco Cracker Items (excl single serve) Target Web Coupon x7/7
-$1/2 Nabisco Cookies or Crackers on SmartSource
= $1.39 after stack and price cut
Trident White 80-Piece Gum $2 (PC thru 6/23)
-$1/1 Dentyne Ice or Trident Gum 80 ct Manufacturer’s Coupon on Target.com
=$1 after coupon and price cut
Skinny Cow Candy 6 ct Box $3 (Sale thru 6/23)
-$1/1 Skinny Cow Chocolate Candy Products multi-packs – 04-29-12 SS x7/31
= $2 after coupon and sale
Quaker Soft Baked Bars 5 ct Box 2/$5 (Sale thru 6/23)
-.75/1 Quaker Soft Baked Bars Click on “Get a Coupon”
= $1.75 after coupon and sale
Silk Milk Half Gallon $2.99 (Sale thru 6/23)
-$1/1 Silk Milk when You Register HERE
-$1.25/2 Silk Pure Almond Half Gallons
-.60/1 Silk Half Gallon or Larger
= $1.99 after coupon and sale
Tom’s of Maine Kids Toothpaste Silly Strawberry $2.78 (Sale thru 6/23)
-$1/1 Tom’s of Maine Toothpaste, any (Excludes trial sizes) – 06-17-12 SS x8/11
= $1.78 after coupon and sale
Starbucks Refreshers $1.50 (PC thru 6/23)
-.75/1 Starbucks Refreshers 12 oz Can OR Frappuccino 4 pk Target Q 6-17-12 RP x7/21
=.75 after coupon and price cut
Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks $2 (PC thru 6/23)
-.50/2 Betty Crocker fruit Snacks
=$1.75 after coupon and price cut wyb 2
Hillshire Farm Lunchmeat 9 oz $2.79 (PC thru 6/23)
-.55/1 Hillshire Farm Lunchmeat Manufacturer’s Coupon on Target.com
-$1/2; .55/1 Hillshire Farm Lunchmeat, 8 Oz. +, Any 06-17-12 RP x8/13
= as low as $2.24 after coupon and price cut
Arm & Hammer Pet Fresh Vaccuum Booster 30 oz $1.99 (PC thru 6/23)
-$2.50/2 Arm & Hammer Cat Items Target Coupon 6-10 SS x7/7
-.50/1 Carpet Deodorizer Pet Fresh
= .24 cents after stacking two .50/1 MQ with a TQ

New $1/1 Seventh Generation Coupon & Target Deal
Glade Expressions New Low Price & Try Me FREE
Changes to the Target Coupon Policy
Hidden Valley Dressing as Low as $1.24 at Target
FREE Green Works Wipes wyb 2 Select Green Works Products
FREE $5 Gift Card wyb 2 Select Glad Trash Bags
New Coupons for Brave Video Game Gift Card Deal

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