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Save $10.50 on Scotch brand products as follows:


Whether you’re a new user or a veteran to the FoodSaver appliance family of users, this assortment of bags, rolls, and canisters is a MUST HAVE!  Preserve, protect, and prevent freezer burn using your FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer.  The multi-ply construction of the FoodSaver bag and roll material blocks moisture and oxygen and makes your bag strong enough to simmer in the microwave.

FOODSAVER® Value Bundle (Model # 134843-000-000)

FoodSaverIncluded in this offer:
1 – 11” FoodSaver® Roll
1 – 8” FoodSaver® Roll
5 – FoodSaver® Quart Bags
5 – FoodSaver Gallon Bags
1 – Rectangular 1.5 Qt Canister w/Cheese Grater
1 – Round 4” diameter 25 ounce Canister

The retail price for this value bundle is $42.99; however, use the appropriate coupon code and your final discounted price is only $12.99 plus $8.50 shipping/handling and tax!

PLUS … if you run your purchase through Shop At Home, you will get 8% cash back plus a $5 bonus just for joining, bringing the discounted price down to only $6.95, which is an 84% savings off the retail priceShop At Home is a rewards-based shopping community that helps you earn Cash Back at over 3,000 top stores!

Follow these instructions when making your purchase to maximize your savings:

  1. Join Shop At Home by submitting your email address and password.  I’d by tickled if entered my name in the ‘Invited by’ area – Kim Nylander.  Then click on “Sign Up and Save!”.
  2. Next, you’ll be prompted to download the Shop At Home toolbar.  I did not download this tool bar as it is an optional feature.
  3. Then, type the word FoodSaver in the search area, select “online,” and press “go.”
  4. Click on “FoodSaver” in the list of stores.
  5. Click on “Shop Now!”.
  6. Type the words Value Bundle in the search area.
  7. Click on “VIEW.”
  8. Click on “ADD TO CART.”
  9. Then click on “CHECK OUT” if you are done shopping and complete your order.  Don’t forget to use coupon code K9FECCC if your cart doesn’t reflect the discounted price of $12.99.

Thanks, Keri Lyn!


A penny for your thoughts …

Which model FoodSaver do you have?  I have always wanted to have one, especially since I started pinching pennies and buying in quantity.

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$15 Free Gift from Kodak

October 31, 2009 · 0 comments

Kodak is giving away a million FREE GIFTS to celebrate the New Kodak Gallery.


Get your $15 Free Gift from Kodak and be entered for the chance to win a trip for two to see an episode taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

thoughts.jpgA penny for your thoughts …..

What did you choose as your $15 gift?



Free Snuggie Blanket

October 20, 2009 · 0 comments

The all-new Snuggie Blanket keeps you totally warm and gives you the freedom to use your hands.  The Snuggie Blanket is made with super soft, thick, luxurious fleece with roomy, oversized sleeves that let you do what you want while still being totally wrapped in warmth. 


Enter your shipping details to try out the all-new Snuggie blanket for FREE.  There is absolutely no cost to this promotion, not even shipping and handling!


Germs can be everywhere:  doorknobs, light switches, TV remotes, and phones.  Disinfecting these frequently touched surfaces helps reduce the spread of illness-causing germs.  And that’s a good idea.


Request a free sample pack of Clorox Disinfecting Wipes from Sam’s Club.  It appears that you have to be a Sam’s Club member to qualify for this free sample pack; however, word has it that you might be able to enter all zero’s as your membership number.