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One more Swag Code!

Here's another Swag Code for all you SwagBuck users out there. This one is good all day, so no need to rush!


Remember, SwagCodes are case sensitive, so you must enter it exactly as shown (no space).

Free trial weekend of Refund Cents

This Friday, Jan 16, at 8/7c the ABC show "Wife Swap" will feature a wife dedicated to staying home and clipping coupons who swaps lives with a super social, spendthrift family.

The coupon-clipping mom is a member of the online site, Refund Cents, and in honor of the episode, the site is offering free trial access this weekend, Friday through Sunday!

To take advantage of the free trial weekend, go to Refund Cents and enter the following:
username: wifeswap
password: wifeswap

For more info about Refund Cents, check out what the Northern Cheapskate has to say!

Free 3 month trial of Amazon Prime

Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I'm a big fan of Swagbucks, because I earn a ton of free Amazon gift cards there. I average one or two $5 gift cards per day, mostly thanks to referrals who have signed up through my blog (Thank you!).

Those gift cards are even better when combined with free Amazon shipping, so I'm always on the lookout for free trials of Amazon's Prime membership. Members of Amazon Prime get free 2-day shipping on any orders bought directly from Amazon, so free gift cards + free shipping = lots of absolutely free stuff arriving on my doorstep each week.

This trial membership offer is the cream of the crop, because it gives you free shipping for 3 full months! And once you sign up, you can immediately go into your account and choose to shut off the auto-renew option, so your membership won't be renewed automatically. So no fear of future unwanted charges.

To sign up for this free trial offer:

  • Click here to go to the offer on Amazon.
  • Add a qualifying textbook to your cart (you will not actually have to purchase the book).
  • Continue throughout the checkout process, including entering your credit card info (don't worry, there is one more step after the credit card page, so you are not authorizing any charges).
  • On the final page to review your order, you will be asked if you want to sign up for the 3 month trial to receive free 2 day shipping on this order. Approve the trial membership, but DO NOT submit the order. Go back to your cart and remove the book from your cart.
  • Go into your Account page, and scroll down to "Manage my Prime account"
  • Click "Manage my Prime account" and disable the option to Auto-Renew your membership at the end of the 3 month trial.
  • That's it! Enjoy your membership for 3 months, and no need to remember to cancel. If you like the membership and choose to continue with it, it costs $79.99 for a year, and you will need to manually go into your "Manage your Prime account" and renew it manually.

Free Fast Fixin' brand chicken at Kroger!

This week at Kroger, Fast Fixin' brand chicken strips are on sale for $1. Sign up at the Fast Fixin' site here for FIVE coupons for $1 off any Fast Fixin' product! (I believe the coupons are good on any size product).

Thanks, Erin!

Exclusive Swagbucks code!

**If you're not familiar with Swagbucks, read my posts here and here to see how you can earn tons of free gift cards!**

If you don't yet have a Swagbucks account, use my referral code here to sign up and get 3 free Swagbucks to get you started! Then, use the exclusive code below to add another free buck to your account!

Ok, here it is! An exclusive Swag Code just for the readers of my blog!


How cool is that?!?!

The Swag Code is case-sensitive, so be sure to enter it in all capitals.

To enter the code:
  • Log into your Swagbucks account.
  • Go to the "Your Swag Bucks" page
  • Enter the code at the bottom of the page where it says "Gimme!"
Remember, the code is only good for the first 300 people to use it. So what are you waiting for? Go get your free stuff!!

Free Suave product, today only!

Today only, Jan 14, you can go to the Suave website and request your free Suave product coupon by mail.

The coupon can be used for one bottle of Suave Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Spray, Styling Aid, BodyWash, or Body Lotion (up to $3.00)! One coupon per household.

Swagbucks Special Offer!!

Just a heads up: later today I will be posting an exclusive Swag Code just for readers of my blog!

If you're not familiar with Swag Bucks, read my posts about it here and here. Out of all the deals I have found online (and believe me, I have found a LOT), I believe Swagbucks to be the best. I have earned so much free stuff (via gift cards earned on their site) with hardly any effort on my part at all.

If you haven't yet signed up to start earning your free gift cards on Swagbucks, use my referral link here and you'll get 3 free Swagbucks to start with. Then, come back here after 4pm to get the special code that is exclusive for my readers only, and you'll earn yourself even more free bucks!

I'll post the code at 4pm, and it will be good for the first 300 readers to enter it in their Swagbucks accounts!

I'm still around!

I just have to say, I love this blog, and all the readers who reach out to me through it!

I'm still around, and still out there shopping the deals. I am in awe of some of my fellow frugal bloggers who are able to blog regularly while still caring for little ones in their homes. For me, the work isn't in writing the blogs, but it finding the great deals to post about.

I got extremely busy the past few months, with the holidays and with the everyday responsibilities that come with being a wife, and a mother to an 11 year old, a 2 1/2 year old, and a 10 month old.

Things are starting to slow down quite a bit now, so I really would like to get dedicated to maintaining this blog again. I really get a lot of joy from blogging, and as Oprah said on her show last week (if you saw her episode about getting back on track), I need to put me back on my schedule. My schedule so often is completely filled with everything I need to do for everyone else, that I don't make time for things for myself, that bring me joy.

I'm going to try to change that from here on out, and blogging is one of the foremost things that I enjoy doing.

Thanks to those of you who are still hanging in there with me, and welcome to any new readers who may be stopping in for the first time. I'm looking forward to finding some great deals together!!