The Fru-Gal

Fru-Gal: Websites offer different ways to save money

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Contributing columnistMay 5, 2013 

The Fru-Gal Deborah Morris

There are many different ways to save money on your favorite products. Check out the following websites to receive samples, coupons, ideas, recipes and more.

Pampers Village at — Become a member to receive a personalized newsletter with your questions on raising your baby. When you purchase any Pampers product enter the 15 digit code on the package to receive prizes.

Scott's Shared Values at — Get a free roll of Scott's new Extra Soft Tissue just for signing up to be a member. You will receive offers for printable coupons, discounted entertainment tickets and more.

Waken' Up Club at — Receive special offers, promotions and more.

Kellogg's Family Rewards at — Learn about Kellogg's lastest promotions, new product coupons and recipes plus receive rewards when you enter codes on participating products.

Disney Movie Rewards at — If you have young kids who love Disney movies this is a great club for you. If you purchase a Disney DVD or go see a Disney movie at the movie theater you will earn points that will lead to rewards.

Right at Home Program at — Become a member of SC Johnson's club to receive free coupons, decorating and entertaining tips and product samples.

Smiley360 at — Join this money-saving site to qualify to try new products and share your opinion on them.

Walgreens Balance Rewards at — Get 20 points for every mile that you walk or run. When you reach 5,000 get $5.

My Coke Rewards at — Enter the reward code on any Coke product to receive prizes, discounts and use points to enter sweepstakes. Even if you don't drink a lot of soda like me, remember that Coke also has water, sports drinks and juice products.

Pink Nation at — Join Victoria Secret's Pink club to receive information on the latest products, Pink events, promotional offers plus freebies. (Always get a free pair of panties once a year.)

Recyclebank at — Sign up to earn points by clicking on the "Earn Points" tab and taking quizzes. Use the points to purchase coupons for groceries and discounts at online stores.

BzzAgent at — Become an agent and receive coupons for free products to try in exchange for your opinion on the product.

Mother's Day freebies

■ Buy one personalized photo Mother's Day card at any Kodak Picture Kiosk and get one free coupon. Like them on their Facebook page.

■ In honor of Mother's Day, Applebee's is offering a free $10 bonus gift card with the purchase of $50 in Applebee's gift cards.

■ Treat Mom to a breakfast, lunch or dinner at First Watch on May 12 and she will receive a free box of chocolates.

■ At 2 p.m. Sunday kids can make a Mother's Day craft and get a free photo at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington Green Mall off Nicholasville Road. Call 273-2911 to register.

■ Celebrate National Public Garden Day with Mom on May 10. Register to receive free admission to a garden near you.

■ Get $5 off your purchase of $10 or more at Hallmark stores. Coupon expires May 10.

Deborah Morris' weekly column, The Fru-Gal, can help you get through these economic hard times a little more easily. If you know of a way to save some money, feel free to share it on The Fru-Gal blog on and visit her Web site,

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