Sunday Coupon Insert Sneak Peek | September 7, 2014

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There are 4 confirmed Coupon Inserts in the paper this weekend (September 7, 2014)… 2 SmartSource inserts and 2 Redplum inserts.

You can check it out on my Coupon Insert Preview page!

Don’t forget to stop back Saturday morning for my weekly Coupon Insert Preview post, where I highlight what I think are the best coupons and let you know how many newspapers I will be buying this week!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the 2014 Coupon Insert Schedule

CVS Coupon Matchups | Week of September 7, 2014 Preview

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Here is a sneak peek at the CVS Coupon Matchups and Deals for September 7, 2014.

New to shopping at CVS? Make sure that you read my How To Save Money at CVS post!. Don’t forget check out the CVS Coupon policy!

CVS brand Stop Smoking Patch 7 ct, $4.99
Get $4.99 Extra Care Bucks wyb 1
(limit 1)
FREE after ECBs

Starbucks Refreshers, Frappuccino or DoubleShot, $1.50
$1.00/1 Starbucks Refreshers Beverage, 12 oz
STACK WITH
$1.00/1 Starbucks Refreshers, 12 oz Can; May Vary By Account – Ibotta (exp 09/24/14)
FREE + overage after coupon and Ibotta rebate

Mucinex Allergy 5 ct, $7.50
Get $5 Extra Care Bucks wyb 1
(limit 1)
$2.00/1 Mucinex Allergy Product – 8-10-14 RP (exp 09/21/14)
$2.00/1 Mucinex Allergy Product – 9-7-14 SS (exp 10/19/14)
$0.99 after coupon and ECBs

Garnier Fructis Shampoo, Conditioner or Styler, $3
$2.00/1 Garnier Fructis Shampoo, Conditioner, Treatment, or Styling Product; Excludes Trial and Travel Size – 9-7-14 RP (exp 10/04/14)
$1 after coupon

Bengay, $5.49
Get $3 Extra Care Bucks wyb 1
(limit 1)
$1.00/1 Bengay Product; Excludes Trial Size
$1.49 after coupon and ECBs

Purex Liquid, UltraPacks or Crystals, 2 for $6
Get $2 Extra Care Bucks wyb 2
(limit 1)
$2 each after ECBs

Coricidin HBP or Afrin Spray, $5.99
$3.00/1 Afrin Nasal Spray – 9-7-14 SS (exp 09/14/14)
$1.00/1 Afrin Nasal Spray – 9-7-14 SS (exp 10/04/14)
$1.00/1 Afrin product
$1.00/1 Coricidin HBP product
as low as $2.99 after coupon

Tena Products, B1G1 50% OFF
$5.00/1 Tena Product – 9-7-14 SS (exp 09/21/14)

See the CVS Coupon Matchups and Deals for the current week

Shopping somewhere else this week? Make sure that you check out the rest of the drug store deals that I have posted!

Walgreens Coupon Matchups | Week of September 7, 2014 Preview

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Here is a preview of the best Walgreens Coupon Deals and Matchups that I see for the week of September 7, 2014! The full list of all deals will be posted by Friday!

Don’t forget that you can also access all of these deals through your smartphone using the free Favado app!

New to shopping at Walgreens? Make sure that you check out my How To Save at Walgreens post. Don’t forget to register for the Walgreens Balance Rewards program so that you can start earning points on your purchases!

Oral-B Sensi Soft Toothbrush, Crest Sensi Toothpaste or Mouthwash, 3 for $10
Get a $4 Register Reward wyb 3

$1.00/1 Crest Sensi-Relief Toothpaste, 4.1 oz or Larger; Excludes Trial and Travel Size; Limit of 4 Like Coupons Per Household Per Day
$1.00/1 Crest Be, Sensi-Relief, 3D White Brilliance Toothpaste, or 3D White Booster, 3 oz or Larger; Excludes Trial and Travel Size; Limit of 4 Like Coupons Per Household Per Day – 8-31-14 PG (exp 09/30/14)
$1 each wyb 3 and use 3 $1/1 coupons, after RRs

Nivea for Men Shave Gel or Skin Care, 2 for $7
Get a $2 Register Reward wyb 2

$2.00/1 Nivea Men Face Care Product, 0.33 – 5 oz; Excludes Shave Gels or Foams – 9-7-14 RP (exp 10/05/14)
$1.00/1 Nivea Men Shave Gel or Foam, 7 – 8.7 oz – 9-7-14 RP (exp 10/05/14)
as low as $0.50 each after coupons and RRs

Arizona Tea or Drink, 2 for $1 with in-ad coupon (limit 4)

TRESemme Shampoo, Condtioner or Stylers, 2 for $8
Get 1000 Balance Rewards Points wyb 2

$2.00/1 TRESemme Shampoo or Conditioner; Excludes Trial or Travel Size; Maximum 2 Identical Coupons Allowed In Same Shopping Trip – 8-24-14 RP (exp 09/21/14)
$2.00/1 TRESemme Styling Product; Excludes Trial or Travel Size and Hairspray, 4.2 oz; Maximum 2 Identical Coupons Allowed In Same Shopping Trip – 8-24-14 RP (exp 09/21/14)
$1.50 each after coupons and RRs

Herbal Essences or Old Spice Body Wash, 2 for $7
Get 2000 Balance Rewards Points wyb 2

$1.00/1 Herbal Essences Body Wash; Excludes Trial and Travel Size; Limit of 4 Like Coupons Per Household Per Day
$1.00/1 Herbal Essences Body Wash; Excludes Trial and Travel Size; Limit of 4 Like Coupons Per Household Per Day – 8-17-14 SS (exp 09/30/14)
$1.00/1 Old Spice Body Wash; Excludes Trial and Travel Size; Limit of 4 Like Coupons Per Household Per Day
$1.00/2 Old Spice Products; Excludes Trial and Travel Size; Limit of 4 Like Coupons Per Household Per Day – 8-31-14 PG (exp 09/30/14)
as low as $1.50 each after coupons and BRs

See the current list of Walgreens Coupon Deals

Shopping somewhere else this week? Make sure that you check out the rest of the drug store deals that I have posted!

Rite Aid Coupon Matchups | Week of September 7, 2014 Preview

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Rite Aid Coupon Matchups and Deals for the current week

Here is a preview of the Rite Aid Coupon Matchups and Deals for the week of September 7, 2014

New to shopping at Rite Aid? Make sure that you check out my Rite Aid 101 post!

It’s always a good idea to have the Rite Aid Coupon policy with you, just in case you encounter any problems! Don’t forget to check out the list of current Video Values Coupons for any deals that I may have missed!

Trojan Lubricants $17.99
Get a $5 +UP Reward wyb 1
(limit 2)
$2.00/1 Trojan Premium Lubricant Product – 6-29-14 SS (exp 09/30/14)
$2.00/1 Trojan Premium Lubricant Products – 8-24-14 SS (exp 11/24/14)
$5.00/1 Trojan Premium Lubricants Product – September 2014 All You Magazine (Subscribe Here) (exp 09/22/14)
$1.00/1 Trojan Gel Lubricant Products, 4 oz – 8-24-14 SS (exp 11/24/14)
$1.00/1 Trojan Gel Lubricants – 6-29-14 SS (exp 09/30/14)
$2.00/1 Trojan Gel Lubricants Product, 4 oz – September 2014 All You Magazine (Subscribe Here) (exp 09/22/14)
$2.00/1 Trojan Premium Lubricant Product – 6-29-14 SS (exp 09/30/14)
Pay as low as $7.99 after $5/1 coupon and +UPR
SUBMIT FOR: $10/1 rebate on Trojan Lubricants
Final price: as low as FREE + overage after coupon and +UPR
Note: lubricants pictured are considered “premium” ones, per the Trojan website

Listerine Floss of Flossers, $2.99
Get a $1 +UP Reward wyb 1
(limit 2)
$1.00/1 Listerine Floss Product
$1.00/1 Listerine Floss or Access Flosser Product; Excludes Trial and Travel Size – 9-7-14 RP (exp 10/31/14)
$0.99 after coupon and +UPR

Capri Sun 10 Pack, 2 for $4
Get a $1 +UP Reward wyb 2
(limit 2)
$1.00/2 Capri Sun Products, 10 ct or Larger – 8-3-14 RP (exp 09/14/14)
$1 each after coupon and +UPR

Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy Shampoo or Conditioner, $5
Get a $2 +UP Reward wyb 1
(limit 4)
$1.50/1 Clear Scalp & Hair Product; Excludes Trial or Travel Size; Maximum 2 Identical Coupons Allowed In Same Shopping Trip – 8-24-14 RP (exp 09/21/14)
$1.50/1 Clear Scalp & Hair Product; Excludes Trial & Travel Size – Rite Aid Digital Coupon (exp 09/21/14)
$1.50 after coupon and +UPR

ACT Mouth Rinse, $4.99
Get a $1.50 +UP Reward wyb 1
(limit 2)
$1.00/1 ACT Mouthwash or Mouthrinse, 16.9 oz or Larger
$0.75/1 Act Product; Excludes Trial and Travel Size – 8-3-14 RP (exp 09/27/14)
as low as $2.49 after coupon and +UPR

Similasan Ear or Eye Care Products, $7.99
Get a $4 +UP Reward wyb 1
(limit 2)
$1.00/1 Similasan Product (exp 12/31/14)
$2.99 after coupon and +UPR

See the deals for the current week on my Rite Aid Coupon Deals page!

Shopping somewhere else this week? Make sure that you check out the rest of the drug store deals that I have posted!

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe | Great Freezer Recipe!

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Is there any soup that is more beloved than chicken noodle soup? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like it and it is a go-to soup when you want some comfort food. There is no reason that you should ever buy the cans again, not when you have this easy crockpot chicken noodle soup recipe!

This is a great recipe that you can make ahead of time and freeze. Just put everything except the noodles in a freezer bag and freeze. When you are ready to make your crockpot chicken soup, pull the bag out of the freezer and dump the frozen contents in your crockpot and cook on low until it is done! Just line up your bags on the counter and you can make a few of these “assembly line style”!

Make sure to serve this soup with a nice crusty bread (try my homemade beer bread). Add a salad to it and you have a complete meal!

To make it my crockpot chicken noodle soup, you will need:

crockpot chicken noodle soup ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 lb raw Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cubed
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3/4 lb Carrots chopped
  • 6 stalks of Celery chopped
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 1/2 quart Chicken Broth
  • 1 1/2 quart Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Chicken Base (optional)
  • 2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 12 oz bag Egg Noodles.

Scroll down for the complete directions!

You might want to try these other crockpot recipes:

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe | Great Freezer Recipe!

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours, 10 minutes

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe | Great Freezer Recipe!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb raw Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cubed
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3/4 lb Carrots chopped
  • 6 stalks of Celery chopped
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 1/2 quart Chicken Broth
  • 1 1/2 quart Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Chicken Base (optional)
  • 2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 12 oz bag Egg Noodles.

Instructions

  1. Add all items except egg noodles into the slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Remove bay leaf
  4. Add egg noodles.
  5. Cook on low for 45 minutes or until noodles are tender.
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23 Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oils

23 Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oils

When you begin to use essential oils, one of the first ones that you are introduced to is lemon. Not because it’s basic and boring, but because it does SO much! Essential oils are amazing and have so many amazing uses and lemon essential oil is no exception! Whether you are just looking into using essential oils (be sure to check out this great deal on a starter kit that includes a FREE gift from me!) or you have been using them for a while, here are 23 ways for you to fully benefit from lemon essential oil!

Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oil In Your Home

  • Diffuse them! A Japanese study showed that errors were reduced by 54% while diffusing lemon oil! Keep this scent around while you are working or while your kids are doing homework for an extra boost!
  • Lemon is a great way to sanitize (and you thought that cleaning companies added that lemon scent just because it smelled good!) Add 2-3 drops to water to help clean and sanitize in your home.
  • It’s also great for getting out stains. Lots of stains! Just 1-2 drops can help remove things like gum, oil, grease, glue and even crayons!
  • Add 10-15 drops to a gallon of carpet cleaner. This will help to pull out stains, brighten your carpet and of course, make it smell lemony-good!
  • Use lemon to help preserve your leather! This essential oil will keep your leather from splitting!
  • Avoid getting tarnish on your silver by using lemon essential oil to help polish your silver.
  • Stainless steel? No problem! Lemon essential oil can help! Just a few drops rubbed in to your stainless steel should take care of those marks!
  • Add a drop or two to your dishwasher soap for spot free, sparkling dishes.
  • Put a few drops on a cotton ball and place inside your refrigerator. No more yucky smell!
  • Speaking of yucky smells in the kitchen! Put a drop or two in your garbage disposal to keep it smelling fresh.
  • Cutting boards are so important to disinfect! The knives we use on them can make grooves for bacteria to hide in. Use lemon essential oil to clean your cutting boards and kill bacteria that can make your family sick!
  • Add a drop to your laundry for the best smelling laundry around!
  • Lemon essential oil can really help your garden! Mix with water in a water bottle and spray plants to keep aphids away!

Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oil For Personal Care

  • Rough skin on your feet? Soothe corns, calluses, bunions, and even blisters by rubbing infected areas in the morning and evening.
  • Have a blemish? One drop on your blemish can help minimize oil production and eliminate acne!
  • Spike your water!  If you are using an essential oil that it safe to take internally (like Young Living Certified Therapeutic Grade Lemon Oil), add a few drops to your water bottle for a refreshing lift in taste!
  • If you or your husband have been out working on the car and have oily hands, add a drop of lemon essential oil to your soap to get rid of the grease!
  • Do you suffer from anxiety? Just a little bit behind your ears and on your wrists can help calm and eliminate anxiety.
  • Lemon Essential oils have been known to have antidepressant effects! Simply having the scent around to smell can make you feel better.
  • Add a drop to your toothbrush once a week. Not only will it clean your toothbrush, but it will also help kill germs and bacteria (and bad breath!) in your mouth!
  • Remember back when you would lay out in the sun with lemon juice in your hair? Add a few drops of lemon essential oil and get natural highlights. (A little goes a LONG way!)
  • If you have a cold sore a few drops of lemon can help eliminate them!
  • Add a few drops to your humidifier to slow wheezing, coughing, colds and even upper respiratory infections. Awesome right?
  • You can also add a couple drops to warm water and honey. This will help fight coughs, sore throats, and fevers. Lemon fights bacteria and viruses! It’s powerful stuff!

Just because lemon essential oil is included in many starter kits doesn’t mean it is ordinary! Once you start using lemon essential oil you will be hooked!

Find out more about Essential Oils on my Getting Started With Essential Oils post and be sure to check back as I share more awesome uses for the Essential Oils that are included in the Young Living Premium Starter Kit! Don’t forget that you can get a free Essential Oils Reference Book when you purchase a Premium Starter Kit!

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please confirm any information obtained from or through this web site with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on this website. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.

Rite Aid Video Values Coupons | September, 2014

Want a sneak peek at the September 2014 Rite Aid Video Values coupons? The following coupons will be available to start watching on Sunday, August 31, 2014 through September 27, 2014. All coupons will expire October 11, 2014.

The September 2014 Coupons are:

  • $1/2 Air Wick Air Freshener
  • $2/1 Aquaphor Baby Product
  • $2/1 As Seen on TV Ball Pets or Teddy Tanks
  • $2/1 As Seen on TV Easy View HD Flip Down Sun Visor Glare Blocker
  • $2/1 As Seen on TV Hover Ball
  • $2/1 As Seen on TV Perfect Bacon Bowls
  • $1/1 Benadryl Adult or Children’s
  • $2/1 Biotene Oral Care Product
  • $1/2 Brookside or Lancaster Pouches
  • $2/1 Claritin Non-Drowsy
  • $1/1 Cottonelle Product
  • $1/1 CoverGirl BB Cream or TruBlend Fixstick
  • $2/1 Digestive Advantage Gastro-Intestinal Product
  • $2/1 Dove Advanced Care Deodorant
  • $2/1 Dove Body Wash or Bar Soap
  • $2/1 Excedrin Pain Relief Item
  • $2/2 Garnier Fructis Curl Styling and Maybelline NY Color Sensational Lip Product
  • $1/1 Garnier Fructis De-constructed Styling Product or Maybelline NY Color Show Nail
  • $1/1 Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Haircare or Maybelline NY Pumped Up Mascara
  • $2/2 Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Shampoo or Conditioner, or Maybelline NY Face Studio Product
  • $3/1 Garnier Ultra Lift Skin Care Product
  • $2/1 GE Halogen Light Bulbs
  • $2/1 Goodnites Tru-Fit Diapers
  • $1.50/2 Herbal Essences Naked Shampoo or Conditioner
  • $1/2 Hershey’s Minis or Pouches
  • $1/1 Huggies Diapers
  • $1/2 Jack Links Bags
  • $4/1 John Frieda Hair Glosser
  • $4/1 John Frieda Precision Foam Color
  • $3/2 Johnson’s Baby Bedtime Wash, Lotion or Washcloths
  • $1/1 Just for Me Product
  • $3/1 L’Oreal Age Perfect Renewal Product
  • $5/1 L’Oreal Preference Mousse
  • $2/1 Listerine Healthy White Mouthwash
  • $1/2 Lysol House Cleaning Product
  • $1/1 Motions Hair Care Product
  • $2/1 Mucinex Allergy Upper Respiratory Product
  • $2/1 Nasacort 24Hr Nasal Spray
  • $2/1 Nature Made CoQ10
  • $1/3 Palmolive Liquid Dish Detergent
  • $2/1 Playtex Baby Item
  • $3/1 Prevacid 24 Hour
  • $2/1 Profoot Triad Men’s or Women’s Insoles
  • $1/2 Reese’s Snack Size Bags
  • $5/1 Revlon Perfect Heat Straightener
  • $5/1 Rogaine Product
  • $10/1 SensatioNail Gel Starter Kit
  • $1/1 Sensodyne Oral Care Product
  • $2/2 Sharpie Fine Point, Chisel Black Marker or Assorted, Metallic, Clear View Highlighter
  • $1/2 Snapple Product
  • $3/1 Toni & Guy Hair Care Item
  • $1/4 Trident Gum
  • $3/1 Triple Paste Baby Ointment
  • $2/1 Vaseline Lotion
  • $2/1 Vaseline Spray Lotion
  • $0.25/1 Welch’s Grape Juice
  • $1/2 Windex House Cleaning Item

Want more great deals at Rite Aid? Check out the rest of the current deals at Rite Aid that I have posted.

Grocery Deals Updated | Aldi, Wegmans, Dollar General, Weis

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The grocery store store deals and matchups pages have been updated with all the best bargains at Aldi, Wegmans, Dollar General and Weis for the new sales!!

Make sure that you check out Coupons.com, SmartSource and RedPlum for any printable coupons that you may need!

Don’t forget that you can also access all of these deals through your smartphone using the free Favado app!

Aldi Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Wegmans Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Dollar General Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Weis Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Shopping somewhere else this week? Check out the rest of the Coupon Matchups that I have posted!

Cherry Jam Recipe | How To Make and Can Cherry Jam

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There are so many things I love about summer that I don’t think I could name them all. The warm weather, family vacation, eating fresh fruit out of the garden… That’s why I am always so sad to see summer end. Now that I’ve started canning some of my own fruits and vegetables, however, at least I can still enjoy delicious foods from my garden all year round!

One recipe I love to make ahead for wintertime is this Cherry Jam Recipe. It uses the water bath canning technique, so it’s super easy to make, and it tastes really great as well!

This Cherry Jam Recipe goes really well alongside my English Muffin recipe, when I’m not in the mood for my usual Peach Preserves recipe. Either way, talk about a great way to start the morning!

Cherry Jam Recipe

As a bonus, not only does this Cherry Jam recipe offer a great start to any morning, but it makes a very thoughtful and frugal gift idea as well. Wrap a pretty bow around it or stick a cute label on it and you’ve got an awesome last minute gift idea that anyone is sure to love. Whether you are attending a baby shower, a birthday party or a Christmas party, this Cherry Jam with the Cherry Jam recipe is a can’t-fail gift. Make plenty of them and keep them on hand just in case! Whether you eat them or give them as gifts, they definitely won’t go to waste!

Cherry Jam Recipe | How To Make and Can Cherry Jam

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Cherry Jam Recipe | How To Make and Can Cherry Jam

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cherries (about 3 lbs)
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 box Sure-Jell Pectin
  • 5 cups sugar
  • ¼ tsp almond extract (optional)

Instructions

  1. Prepare your jars, lids, and rings by washing with warm, soapy water. Place the lids in a small saucepot to simmer. Fill a water bath canner half full of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Wash cherries and remove stems. Pit the cherries by pressing the flat edge of a knife in the center (or you can use a cherry pitter. I highly recommend using a sheet pan to catch the juice, as this job gets pretty messy!
  3. Finely chop or grind cherries (a food processor works best). Put four cups of the prepared mixture into a saucepan. Add lemon juice and pectin. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar and almond extract, and return to boil for exactly one minutes, stirring constantly. Skim foam if necessary.
  4. Ladle into clean jars, leaving ¼” headspace. Wipe rims with a clean, wet cloth and place warm lids on top. Tighten rings. Submerge the jars into the water bath canner. There must be 1”-2” of water over the tops of the jars. If there is less, add more boiling water.
  5. Bring the water to a boil. Once it reaches the boiling point, process the jars for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from water and place on a towel to cool. After they have cooled, check to make sure the jars have sealed by pressing gently in the center of each lid. There should be no spring to the lid. If there is, reprocess immediately or refrigerate.
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Free At The Drug Stores | Week of August 31, 2014

Heading to the drug stores this week and missed the weekly drug store posts? Here are the best deals this week at CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens!

Don’t forget that you can also access all of these deals through your smartphone using the free Favado app!

Rite Aid Coupon Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

CVS Coupon Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Walgreens Coupon Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Shopping somewhere else this week? Check out the rest of the Coupon Matchups that I have posted!

Grocery Deals Updated | Giant of PA, Meijer, Target, ShopRite

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The grocery store store deals and matchups pages have been updated with all the best bargains at Giant of PA, Meijer, Target and ShopRite for the new sales!!

Make sure that you check out Coupons.com, SmartSource and RedPlum for any printable coupons that you may need!

Don’t forget that you can also access all of these deals through your smartphone using the free Favado app!

Giant of PA Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

ShopRite Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Meijer Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Target Deals – Week of August 31, 2014

Shopping somewhere else this week? Check out the rest of the Coupon Matchups that I have posted!

Awesome Fall Bulbs To Plant!

Awesome Fall Bulbs To Plant

Fall is a wonderful time of year for gardeners. Many people are planting their cool season veggie crops, planning their Fall Herb Garden, rotating their annuals to ones in shades of orange, yellow, and red. But one thing most gardeners look forward to is seeing their fall bulbs pop out of the ground.

Not only is it the perfect time to plant bulbs to bloom in the spring, but it is also the perfect season to see fall bulbs in full bloom. You can find some incredibly awesome fall bulbs at your local nursery, on Amazon, and from bulb companies.

NOTE: this advice is going to be different based on your growing zone. Plant the bulbs early and you may get some late-Fall flowering. Plant them late and you won’t get them until the Spring!

Lilies

Both Asiatic and Oriental Lilies are bulbs, which most people might not know. You can find them in every color under the sun, so finding one that is awesome for you garden shouldn’t be a problem. Lilies have a sweet smell and can perfume up your entire garden. They also multiply quite easily so make sure to divide them out every year. A few of my favorite varieties are Tiger Lilies, Starfighters, and Casablanca lilies. They grow great in the fall and will bloom again in the spring.

Gladiolas

Glads are another bulb that does great in a fall garden. They can get up to five feet tall and can be top heavy, so plant them towards the back of the garden and be prepared that you might need to stake them. Glads come in colors such as white, yellow, light and dark purple, orange, red, green, and various shades of pink.

Crocus

Sweet, beautiful purple and white crocus are some of the prettiest little bulbs that like to bloom in late fall/early winter and can keep going through spring. They have been known to pop up even in a little bit of snow. In some areas, they are the first indicator that spring is around the corner and in other areas, they only bloom in the fall.

Iris

Iris might be the easiest bulb to plant. It comes in white, yellow, and a dark and light shade of purple. They multiply easily and can be grown year round, with the fall being the most popular season. There are hundreds of varieties of Irises and online communities that sell and trade some of the rarer varieties.

What bulbs will you be planting this Fall?