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Blog Break: I’m Headed to Chicago…on a Budget Girl’s Trip!

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I’m going to take few days off from hunting down and sharing deals because I’m headed to Chicago for a much-needed girls trip.  My D/FW readers have probably heard all the hype about the expiration of the Wright amendment on Monday, Oct. 13th, which had been restricting nonstop service from Love Field to airports in eight other states for the past 34 years. This summer, Southwest Airlines had a big sale, in anticipation of this momentous occasion, and I got a round trip, non-stop flight for just $198. Woo-who!

But hotels in Downtown Chicago are crazy expensive (like $300-$500 per night), so what’s a Coupon Crazy Mommy to do?  Well, I found an “Express Deal”on Priceline for about $150 for a hotel on the “Magnificent Mile.”  Of course, I also went through Ebates and will get 4...

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Olive Garden: Unlimited Lunch ONLY $5 through Oct. 17th! (Soup, Salad and Breadsticks)

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Now through October 17th, Olive Garden is offering $5 Unlimited Soup, Salad and Breadsticks Lunch

Print the coupon HERE or just show it on your phone.

Dine-in only. Valid until 4PM each day.

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Amazon Prime: Get 30-Minute Early Access to Lightening Deals!

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With holiday shopping and those amazing lightening deals right around the corner, I was excited the hear Amazon just announced they are offering Amazon Prime members early access to select Lightning Deals.  Members will get a 30-minute head start.  Which is HUGE, since a lot of deals sell out quickly.

To determine which upcoming deals qualify for early access, click the “Upcoming” tab HERE and look for deals with the Prime Early Access Deal text.  See example here….

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Chipotle: $3 Burrito, Bowl, Salad Or Tacos on Halloween Night!

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On Halloween (10/31), visit Chipotle dressed up in your best costume between 5PM and closing and you’ll score a burrito, bowl, salad, or an order of tacos for just $3.

All proceeds up to $1,000,000 will benefit the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.

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Redbox: FREE 1-Day Movie Rental Code! (TODAY ONLY)

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It’s FREE Movie Monday and Redbox released another promo code good for a FREE 1-day movie rental! Just use 5HNB7612 when you reserve online, via the Redbox Mobile app or your local Redbox kiosk.

Only valid 10/13/14.

Click here to find a Redbox near you!



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More Market Street Deals… {#MarketStreetTX}

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I stopped by Market Street today to pick up some of these great weekly specials…




Granny Smith Apples just $.80/lb!


Red Potatoes just $.65/lb!


Fresh Nature Sweet Tomatoes Buy 1 Get 1 FREE
Final Cost = $1.50 Each!


Beanitos Chips, 6 oz $2.00, sale price through 10/13
Buy 1, Receive $.50 with BerryCart
Use $0.75/1 – Beanitos, 6 oz bag (
Pay $1.25, Submit for $.50 BerryCart Credit
Final Price: $0.75
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Check out this awesome BOGO FREE drink special.  And if you’re shopping solo, who’s to say you can’t just splurge and drink BOTH?!? ;)


Also, if you plan to shop on Tuesdays in October, be sure to where PINK and Market Street will donate $1 in support of Breast Cancer Research!


Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Market Street, b...
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Walgreens Coupon Matchups & Deals 10/12- 10/18

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New to Walgreens shopping? Be sure to read my Walgreens 101 post.  I recommend printing Walgreens corporate coupon policy and keeping with you in case an issue should arise.

 Here are a few of my favorites this week….

Crest ProHealth Rinse or Toothpaste $3, Buy 3, Earn RR
- $1.50/1 Crest Pro-Health Rinse Coupon (9/28 P&G) OR
- $1/1 Crest Pro-Health Rinse Printable Coupon OR
- $2/2 Crest Pro-Health Rinses Printable Coupon OR
- 50¢/1 Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste Printable Coupon
= 50¢ – $1.50 ea

Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap $1.99, Earn $1 RR
= 99¢

Colgate Toothbrush, Toothpaste or Rinse $3.49, Earn $1 RR
- $1/1 Colgate 360 or Slim Soft Manual Toothbrush Coupon (9/28 SS) OR
- 75¢/1 Colgate Advanced Toothpaste Printable Coupon OR
- $1/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse Co...

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Cents of Style: 50% Off Custom T-Shirts (Today Only!)

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Cents of Style recently launched their very own custom T-Shirts and TODAY ONLY you can get them for 50% off when you use the promo code 50TEE at checkout! Plus, all orders ship FREE!!!

All shirts are priced $19.95-$36.95, so as low as $10-$18!

*60/40 cotton-poly mix which make them the perfect mix of comfort and durability

*screen printed and they are all Cents of Style’s personal designs

*13 different styles in sizes S-XL,

*fits sizes 0-16.

This is my favorite…

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And these are cool, too…


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SavingStar: FREE Almond Joy® or Mounds®!

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SavingStar’s Freebie Friday offer is: Save 100% on ONE (1) 1.61 oz. Almond Joy® Milk Chocolate Coconut & Almonds OR 1.75 oz. Mounds® Coconut Filled Dark Chocolate candy bar. Just go here and add it to your account. Valid through 10/12/14.

Also, through 10/13/14,  you can Save 20% off any single purchase of lettuce!

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SavingStar provides exclusive eCoupons redeemable at over 24,000 grocery and drugstores (like Kroger, CVS, Albertsons and more) throughout the country. SavingStar’s eCoupons are linked to customers’ loyalty cards and offer a convenient and eco-friendly way to save on groceries.

SavingStar automatically adds the value of each eCoupon redeemed into users’ SavingStar accounts, enabling them to pick their payout from cash to gift cards or even charitable do...

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Join Pinecone Research: Earn Money for Taking Surveys (Legitimate Company!)

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Hurry! This is available again!!!

I signed up with Pinecone Research many, many years ago and have always been pleased with the opportunities I’ve had to take easy surveys and earn a little extra cash. Unlike a LOT of survey companies out there, Pinecone Research is top notch and actually ranked as the #1 US survey site on Survey Police and has an A+ rating with the BBB!

They are currently accepting new panelists.  These spots fill up fast, so hurry over here and apply by answering a brief questionnaire to see if you meet the current requirements.

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Fandango: BOGO FREE Movie Tickets for “Fury” Starring Brad Pitt ($12 Value!)

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Planning to see Brad Pitt’s new movie FuryIf so, check out this Fandango promotion where when you buy one movie ticket you’ll get one for FREE when you use promo code FURY at checkout.

While supplies last.

Purchase two or more movie tickets to any showing of Fury on Fandango, enter FURY in the promo code field and receive one ticket free (up to a $12 value). This offer is valid for purchases made between 9:00AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on 10/6/14 and 11:59PM Pacific Time (“PT”) on 10/19/14, while supplies last. Limit one promo code per transaction. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Void where prohibited. This offer is subject to Fandango’s terms of use at

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FREE Mambo Sprouts Coupon Book! (Organic & All-natural Products)

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If you haven’t already done so, sign up to get FREE Mambo Sprouts Coupon Book via postal mail. It’s full of lots of organic and all-natural product coupons.

Just go here and fill out your mailing info.

This booklet is only available to the first 50,000 and will ship November 2014!

The last day to sign up is Tuesday, October 14th.


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