December 26, 2015

Walmart 50% off Christmas!

Head on over to Walmart early for the best selection of Christmas bath and body sets, decor, candy, and more!

I was there around 7 am and there was quite a lot left.  Remember that Valentine's Day is right around the corner and some of the gift sets would be make the perfect gift!

I tried the holiday print Ziploc bags and Solo cups and they were full price.  Let us know if you find any hidden deals!

December 25, 2015

Great deals on Maine lobster ... plus an awesome lobster mac & cheese recipe!

Sure, I'm a penny shopper, clearance shopper, and well I even use coupons - and, yes, I even like deals on lobster!  In fact, good food is really my favorite splurge!  Up until a few years ago, I didn't like lobster at all ... I thought lobsters looked liked giant bugs and wanted nothing to do with them.  Then, I had some seafood boil at my cousin's party and I fell in love with lobster.

So, I'm not even sure how I found this company Get Maine Lobster, but I signed up for their emails and besides their good humor, they have some great specials!  My first order was the lobster rolls.  They had a really good deal and I bought lobster rolls for 18 (not that I needed that much at once, but I figured I could take it out of the freezer when I had a craving.)

I took one batch to my sister's house and we enjoyed lobster rolls for lunch.  I am in love with lobster and since my sister and her family were coming to my house for Solstice dinner this year, I decided to order lobster tails!

Here is my plate from Solstice dinner (lobster tail, lobster mac & cheese - my version made with Get Maine Lobster's frozen lobster, and coleslaw).  YUMMY!

December 23, 2015

FREE 4-pack sample of Green Mountain Organic Kcup pods!

Head on over to Walmart's website to request your free 4-pack sample of Green Mountain Organic Kcup pods!

I love trying new coffees!

Free 1-day game rental from Redbox (UPDATE Free DVD rental code too!)

Today only, you can get a free 1-day game rental from ... just put the code in the Promo Code box at checkout.

What were your holiday fails this year?

UPDATE:  Ulta has sent me an egift card to make up for the mailed one and also sent me a little something for myself.  Thank you, ULTA for making it right!

My first holiday fail was a gift card that I purchased from Amazon.  A $25 Denny's gift card ... and it arrived with no balance.  Thankfully, Amazon has excellent customer service and they refunded the purchase immediately when I called.

The second holiday fail is an Ulta gift card that I ordered from  I ordered before the deadline, so I would receive it by the 24th, but although I ordered on the 18th, it only shipped yesterday.  And, they shipped it by Fed Ex 3-day and shows the delivery estimate as Dec 28.

I tried to call their customer serviced number, but after being on hold for a while, I was asked to leave a message or call back another time.  After trying this a couple times, I posted on Facebook and Twitter.  Ulta on Twitter responded for me to send an email, which I did.  I got a canned reply email saying that they will respond within 24 hours.  So, I don't really have any faith in this being resolved to my expectations, but I will update when I find out.

December 20, 2015

Military and Veterans - get a $15 gift card when you join Sam's Club or renew your membership.

I rarely get to Sam's Club, but my husband likes to have a membership for tires and stuff.  They also have some great foods!  If you are a veteran (like me) or active duty, you can get a $15 gift card if you join or renew by December 31st!  You can do it online or print the page and take it with you to Sam's Club.  Get a $15 gift card for military joining or renewing their membership.

Season 5 of the Walking Dead as low as $9.98 - still time to get it with Amazon Prime!

One of Amazon's Deals for today is the Walking Dead season 5 for $9.98 or on Blu Ray for $24.99.  They also have a limited edition season 5 for $79.99.

Just in case you missed it, you can get a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime 2-day shipping with no obligation to buy it!  If you are needing last minute gifts, you might want to consider it!  Check out the following post for details and to enter the contest for a brand new Amazon Fire tablet!

Click on the link below to go to the blog post:

FREE 30-day trial of 2-day shipping from Amazon for the holidays! Plus new contest announcement!

My points didn't show up today for the 100% back on pajamas at Kmart deal ...

I posted a deal a couple weeks ago for 100% back in points on infant/toddler pajamas at Kmart - actually, I'm pretty sure that most of the pajamas were included too.

Anyway, my $35 worth of points should have shown up today, but didn't.  If you have the same problem, you can call 1.800.991.8708 and speak to someone.  Mine were added immediately.