In a presentation I did last week I try to tell people about the Art of Shopping. It is important for you to be aware of prices and sales at the store. I can’t tell you how many times I see people just walking down the aisle putting items in their cart not knowing the prices. I tell people that it is your hard earned money that you are throwing away. Just by looking at a sales flyer or checking the prices on products can save you money. To give you an example Kroger does many 10 for $10 promotions, one such item was a half gallon of milk for $1.00. I can’t tell you how many people grabbed the gallon of milk for $2.99 instead of two half gallons for $2.00. This is just a waste of money. Keep your eyes open the deals are there.
MORE FREE CLASSES
If you ever been interested in learning sign language? You can get free access to the official American Sign Language University’s online curriculum resource. http://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/lessons/lessons.htm
William and Sonoma Technique Classes at Fayette Mall on Sundays. September 12 – Risotto, September 19- Indoor Grilling, September 26- Fall Baking Call (859) 272-5856 to register for classes. http://edm.williams-sonoma.com/ws/2010/0825_septtd/cals2/US_Calendar_Sept.html
BIRTHDAY FREEBIES FOR ME- This weekend is my birthday. Here are a few freebies that I received in my inbox
· Panera Bakery said they have a special gift put on my MyPanera card.
· Free birthday cookie from Atlanta Bread
· Free ice cream from Cold Stone Creamery
· Free ice cream from Culver’s of Lexington
· Free burrito from Qdoba Mexican Grill
· Free chocolate fudge cake at Buffalo Wild Wings
· Free Blizzard at Dairy Queen
· Free Grand Slam breakfast from Denny’s
· Free 10 wings from Hooters
· Free Burger at Red Robin
FREEBIES and REBATES
Ten free personalized business cards from Moo (shipping is also free) http://us.moo.com/partner/sample/
Free learning materials from Practical Money Skills for Life https://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/resources/free_materials/print.php
Receive your free 2010 St. Pauli Girl poster. Just send your name and address to Crown Imports LLC, 2010 St. Pauli Girl Poster, 1 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60603 http://www.stpauligirl.com/poster.php
Become a fan of iTunes on facebook, and download a Discovery Channel TV show sampler from iTunes. The free TV sampler features five episodes from Animal Planet and Discovery Channel. http://www.facebook.com/iTunes
Download for free PagePlus Essentials from Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003O0NPB4?ie=UTF8&tag=fre4mom-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B003O0NPB4
Complimentary Pledge of Allegiance Poster from Gateways to Better Education. http://www.gtbe.org/news/index.php/5/95.html
Bring the cover of the September issue of Seventeen to Now and Here Juniors Boutique at Sears to receive your free pair of leggings. http://www.seventeen.com/fashion/blog/free-leggings-from-sears?click=main_sr
Free flu shot at CVS when you spend $30 in participating P & G items at CVS. (Look at flyer for items)
Get your flu shot at Rite Aid and receive a big coupon book.
Get a $10 Walgreen’s gift card with mail-in rebate when you buy $30 worth of Revlon and/or Nexxus products http://www.walgreens.com/images/pdfs/10BF0034_SeptBeauty_Rebate.pdf
Receive a $10 Rite Aid gift card with mail-in rebate when you buy one of the following.
· Aussie 3 Minute Conditioner
· John Frieda Root Awakening Soothing Lotion (sale this week)
· Secret Clinical Strength Sensitive Skin
· Stayfree Ultra Thins
· Tampax Pearl Multipax
Purchase $30 worth of any Olay, Venus, Covergirl, Secret, or Pantene products until 9/17/10 receive a $10 rebate in the mail. http://www.olay.com/PublishingImages/offers/rebate/june302010/crossbrand/10_Olay.com.pdf
Try Mayfield Ice Cream with mail-in rebate http://www.mayfieldfree.com/info.html?a=41071
Collect SunnyD labels when your child’s class sends in 20 labels, they will donate 20 free books. SunnyD will award the school that brings in the most labels by rewarding that school with hundreds of books. www.sunnyd.com
Log on to www.waitingforsuperman.com and pledge to see the film. Your click makes a difference, since sponsors will contribute to academic initiatives based on participation. For example, First Book will give 250,000 books to schools nationwide after 50,000 pledges are made.
Order now your Free 2010 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF materials. If you need less than 10 collection boxes you can go to your local Toys R Us or Babies R Us store after September 15. http://trickortreat.allpointsatl.com/
Save your labels from participating products and bring them to local schools that are members of Labels for Education. This enables schools to receive resources to enrich school potential. http://labelsforeducation.com/
Save $50 off the purchase of any KODAK ESP All-in-One Printer when you bring in an old printer to any Best Buy store to be recycled. http://e01.ams11.com/OutboundMessage.aspx?M=1038.f32d08cf-f6bd-4ff4-bf42-9c25b0e9b773
Got some pounds to shed? Get Family Circle 12 week Walk Off the Weight newsletter is packed with healthy recipes, get your get your going playlists and an easy exercise plan. Sign up at www.familycircle.com/walkofftheweight
Moon Festival Celebration 2010 will be held from 4:00pm – 8:00pm on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 in the brand new Moondance Amphitheater in the Beaumont Centre Circle. Be sure to bring your family and friends to join this large scale community celebration of a great cultural tradition.Starting at 2:00pm, families will have free access to Beaumont Centre YMCA facilities and lantern making and other children’s activities before going to the Moondance Amphitheater later.
History to chew on Brown Bag Dinner Series focuses on Kentucky’s Saddlebred Heritage with author James Millard. Held outdoors at McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Lane starting at 6pm to 8pm on Saturday, September 9. Call (859) 225-40723 for reservations.
Smithsonian magazine 6th annual museum day is September 25, 2010. Print out free admission tickets for qualifying museums all over the country. http://microsite.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venue.html
Celebrate Whole Foods Market’s 30th Birthday on Friday, September 17th from 5pm to 8pm. Enjoy live music, games, food and more. Located at 161 Lexington Green Circle.
Kroger Plus Card holders can get an opportunity to get buy one get one free Friday admission to Nashville Zoo. Just bring your Kroger Plus card along with a Kroger receipt to receive deal. http://www.nashvillezoo.org/visitor_flamingo_friday.asp