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Tight Wad Tips! LINK UP!

Here is my shopping trip last night at Smiths.  I spent about $5.  Not very impressive I know, but here are my tips:

Buy SOBE's for .24 each using BOGO FREE printable.
(prints more than twice - use back button)
You need to buy 8 to get this price (I did--one is missing from the picture :)

Hefty OneZip bags are now .50 each with $1/2 printable!!

Buy coconut so you can make the best granola EVER!  I can't make it fast enough!

Did you find a great deal?? Find a frugal recipe?? Have a great shopping trip?? Make a cheap necklace?? ANYTHING of a Tight Wad Nature!!
Link up so we can all learn from eachother.  I will put this up every Saturday. Thanks in advance!


Hefty OneZip Bags .50 at Smiths!

Hefty OneZip Plastic Bags are on sale at Smith's for $1! use $1/2 printable (thanks Money Saving Mom!) = .50 each when you buy 2!
Of course I bought these yesterday for $1... :(  happens every time.  
Check out some Freezer Recipes and use them up.

Local Events this Weekend:

There is a Circus event at Discovery Gateway tomorrow (21st) from 2 -4 pm.
Daisy the Clown will be teaching children of all ages how to be CircusFit!
The only cost is admission to the Discovery Gateway.


Trolley Square is having a Grand Re-Opening Party tomorrow (21st) practically all day.  See events here.  If you go make sure to look at the awesome future Whole Foods!  It's huge!

Also FREE Cake at 3 p.m. at the West Plaza!



There is a FREE Peter Breinholt Concert tomorrow night at the Homestead Resort!  Apparently they've been having FREE concerts all summer, but this is the first I've heard about them.  Starts at 7 pm, there's more info here.

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FREE 7 Day Pass at Gold's Gym & 24 Hour Fitness!

Right now you can get a FREE 7 day VIP Membership to Gold's Gym!
My husband joined Lifetime Fitness which later became the Gold's Gym in Sugarhouse.  Because he was a "Lifetime" member his contract is honored by Gold's so he pays $2 a year!!  How's that for thrifty!

I actually go to 24 hr fitness because it's so close to my house.  They also offer a 7 day FREE Pass.

Do both and get a couple weeks of FREE workouts! :)

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$10 Subway Gift Card for $5!

UPDATE: This deal is gone.  You can enter your email and they will notify you when it comes back.

City Deals is offering Subway $10 Gift Cards for $5!!  There are a limited amount!
Gift Card is valid at ALL locations nationwide!!

Only one per household though...dang it.

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Smiths is Rounding Coupons to $1 AGAIN!

August 25th - 31st
Coupons under $1 will be rounded to $1!
Start clippin'!  :)  
Thanks One Cheap Chick!

Win Circus Tickets and/or a Digital Photo Keychain!

Ringling Bros. Circus Giveaway for tickets ends on Saturday night!  
4 Winners will win 4 tickets each!
Enter here.

Also there are many other blogs giving away tickets.  See the list here.
Good chance of winning!


The giveaway for the Digital Photo Keychain ends on 8/23!Enter here.
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$25 for a $50 Gap Gift Certificate!!!! YA BABY!

UPDATE: This is also the deal for Salt Lake City.   Anyone in US and Canada can get it!!

Well if you haven't been sold yet on Groupon, now is the time!  Right now you can get a $50 Gift Certificate to the GAP for $25!!!  What!!

It can be used on any in-store item....including SALE ITEMS!!  WAHOO!  Thanks for letting us know My SLC Mommy!

This is the Groupon for New York so put that as the city.  What great timing....I need clothes! :)

After you BUY you'll get an email letting you know you can print.  I already bought mine! :)  Also make sure to tell your friends.  When they buy one using your referral link, you'll get a $10 credit!

Here's the fine print:

$18 Nutty Guys Gift Code for $1!!

UPDATE:  This deal is gone.
Another awesome daily deal site!!

When you sign up for Eversave you'll get a $5 credit!!  Today's Salt Lake deal is an $18 Gift Code to the Nutty Guys for $6!
use your $5 sign up reward and it's $1!!


Nutty Guys shipping is $5 for up to 3 lb. of nuts, BUT if you want to pick it up choose Will Call and you won't have a shipping fee!  --the Will Call option will show up if you have a UT address.

After you buy, Eversave will email you the voucher code that starts working
24 hours after purchase!
The actual code won't expire until 11/18/10.

AND if you refer your friends you'll get a $20 credit for each one that makes a purchase!  Should be easy to find some friends that will spend $1 on nuts. :)

Thanks Savvy Sister Shops!

Do you have TONS of Zucchini???

My zucchini plants are always out of control.  I could eat zucchini every day if I knew what to do with it all.  NOW I DO!

Lauren at GoLo Kitchen posted a recipe for Pizza Stuffed Zucchini!  Would you look at that!!!

Add that to the previous zucchini post Veronica did, and I need to add another plant to my garden next year!  Seriously...look at that picture!  I need to go eat...

Also you can shred zucchini and freeze it to make zucchini bread.  I still have some frozen from last year and the bread is fantastic!!  That recipe plus more will be up later this week!
---Hefty One Zip Freezer Bags are on sale at Smiths for $1.00!  Stock Up!!
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$10 Credit For Local Deals!

I'm featured on Juice in the City again for the Utah crowd.  Sign up and get your $10 credit no matter where you live.  Once deals hit your city you'll have money in your account to use on great local businesses!

While your there you can Like them on Facebook and keep up to date on local activities.

New Fall Line-Up at City Deals!

City Deals has a new fall line-up!  Here are some of my favorites:
Liberty Park Grill & Rides $25 Gift Certificate for $15.00 (only 6 left) Salt Lake City
Thai Lotus $25 Gift Certificate for $12.50! Salt Lake City
Emissions Plus $40 Gift Certificate for $20! West Jordan


Smiths Scenario for Internet Coupons Only

(2) Cascadian Farms Cereal or Granola Bars $2.99
use (2) .75/1 printables
= $1.72 ea

(2) Yoplait YoPlus Yogurt 4 pk $2.29
use (2) $1/1 printables
= .79 ea

(3) Betty Crocker Helpers $1.39
use .75/3 printable
= .64 ea

Chex Mix $1.99
use .50/1 printable
= .99

Subtotal $16.72
minus $4.00 for buying 8 participating items
minus coupons above

TOTAL $7.93!
See a Full Smith's List Here


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Do you have a nearby Target AND a Real Simple Magazine??

If so...check out this moneymaker for Shout!
Thanks Jennifer!

$10 for a $25 Gift Certificate to Nutty Guys!!

Wahoo!  Nuts are SO expensive.  Here's a great way to get 60% off!!
This is a Groupon that you redeem online so ANYONE can get it!  It also doesn't expire until 2/18/11 so if your planning on making toffee for Christmas I say get one!  See more details here.
First sign up for Groupon(if you haven't already)
Select Little Rock for your city (if your already signed up just find Little Rock under Visit More Cities)
Then buy it!  The Deal is already ON so you'll get an email later today telling you when you can print it.  
Also because it's in Little Rock there's only 
9 hours left for this deal!!!
If your in Utah you can pick up your nuts instead of paying for shipping: WILL CALL DELIVERY: 
To help our neighbors in the Salt Lake City area, we allow orders to be placed online and for them to be "Will Called" at our warehouse. What this means, is that you can get the low prices and freshness that come from ordering online, but without having to pay for shipping. S…

BOGO FREE Feta Cheese Coupon + Recipes

"Like" Athenos on Facebook and get a BOGO FREE coupon for Feta Cheese!  Thanks Hip 2 Save!

Need ideas on how to use it??  Lauren from GoLo Kitchen has a few:

Spinach, Bacon, & Feta Pizza

Lauren's Favorite Salad...for now

Tons of Whole Foods Coupons!

If you shop at Whole Foods you should definitely take a look at all the coupons they have first!

One coupon is $1/2 Annie's Homegrown Snacks!

Remember you can also get a FREE Annie's Homegrown Lunch Sack when you buy 2 products.

Just Cuz...

She did her own hair. lol

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Another Giveaway: Digital Photo Keychain! -CLOSED-

So with the Circus giveaway going on I didn't want to leave non-Utahns out, so here is a giveaway for a Digital Photo Keychain!

At first I didn't see the use in this since a lot of you probably have phones that store pictures. But then I realized that kids, grandparents, or anyone without one would love it!  There's still people out there like that right??  :)

It's received great reviews!

Digital Photo Keychain Features:

Main features: 1.5 inch 128x128 LCD display;4.8 MB internal memory which can store about 72 pictures;Auto / manual picture slide show, slide time adjustable.Manual switch between picture and time displayTime display including date, week, hours, minutes and seconds.Time manual adjustable or sync with computer via software.Picture format: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF;Picture size automatically cut by software.Input / output picture via photo View software includedBuilt-in rechargeable batteryCharged / data downloaded via 5 pins USB cableDimension: 5.5x4.1x1.2cmWei…

More Circus Ticket Giveaways!

There are  A LOT of giveaways out there for Circus Tickets!  If you really want to go you should enter all of them. :)  If you win more than once I'm sure you know someone who would love them.  More info on Circus here.

Tight Wad in Utah
Coupons 4 Utah
My SLC Mommy
Smart Ideas
Chase & Katie
Enjoy Utah
The Survival Mama
So Simple to Save
Savvy Sister Shops
The Savin' Queen
Bargain Divas

If you want to buy tickets you can get up to 4 kid tickets (ages 2 - 11) for $10 using code BLOG when you buy 1 Adult Ticket.

Plus if you go to the show an hour early you can try on costumes, see the animals up close, and you can meet the performers!

Tickets are on sale starting today!

What to do with Zucchini

It's time for Zucchini!  Are you wondering what to do with all of your zucchini?
More recipes to come next Saturday.
Here are some tried and simple recipes:

Zucchini & Olive Flatbread:


The recipe is easy and the meal is healthy for a pizza :).  I substituted the black olives for green olives.  I find the green olive to taste so much better than the black olive - but this is my opinion. 

The actual recipe is from Giada de Laurentis from the Food Network.

The pizza dough recipe however is from my favorite Food Network star, Ina Garten.  I was able to make dough for two pizzas/flatbreads, so I froze the half I didn't use!

Doesn't it look delicious?



Zucchini - Chocolate Chip Cookies:


This cookie is perfect!  It has zucchini, coconut, walnuts, chocolate chips, oats... and its delicious!  I found that you need to add a couple of minutes more to the baking time but perhaps that's just my oven :).  When you are mixing your ingredients, they may seem dry until you add in th…