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Tight Wad Tips! LINK UP! Diapers for $1.99!!

Remember the diaper deal at Rite Aid I told you about earlier in the week? Well now there's a $3/1 Pure & Natural printable !! You can print it TWICE when you like Huggies on Facebook! Scroll down to the post from Huggies and click on the link. Huggies Pure & Natural $8.99 ends today!! $3/1 printable $2/1 Huggies Ad Perks = 3.99 AND you'll get $2 UP reward to use on your next purchase! THAT'S $1.99!! Thanks Grays Harbor Deals ! Did you find a great deal?? Find a frugal recipe?? Have a great shopping trip?? Make a cheap necklace?? Have a great sale or discount?? 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!

$15 Worth of Hair Accessories for $6!!

If you haven't bought from Eversave yet this might be a good one for you!  You can get $15 worth of Hair Accessories from Cover Your Hair for $6!  When you sign up you get a $5 credit!   UPDATE:  Looks like the credit can't be used towards this deal. :(  Thanks for letting me know Shawn'l! I looked at their shipping and it's $4.99 flat shpping. The voucher won't expire until 8/28/11!! For more details go here . This is the Salt Lake City deal but anyone can get it since its redeemed online. 

I'm Being Stalked..:)

I'm being featured at Stalker Saturdays !  While your there you can check out Stash Mama's Birthday Bash giveaways!   Candice contacted a bunch of companies to get everything you would need for a birthday party and is now doing a bunch of giveaways for it all.  Great idea! .

GIVEAWAY: $30 Gift Code to Harvard Sweet Boutique! 2 Winners! -CLOSED-

Yesterday I bought two $30 Gift Codes for Harvard Sweet Boutique . Now I want to give them away to  two readers!! All you need to do to enter is Like Tight Wad on Facebook , then come back here and leave a comment saying you do. Good luck! Thank you all so much!   By the way the Eversave deal is still available: Get a $30 Gift Code to Harvard Sweet Boutique for $15! Their shipping is expensive so keep that in mind when your shopping.  But the gift code CAN be applied to it at least. :)  You also get $5 for signing up! Giveaway will end Monday August 30th at NOON MST .  Winners will be chosen by  No compensation was given.  This giveaway is sponsored by me. Two more giveaways are going on: Juppy Baby Walker - 8/30 Spunky Bunny Hair Clips 8/31 .

P&G Coupon Booklet

                   There's a new P&G booklet out,  see details here !  You'll also see a great money saving blog :)

Coupons for Meat!

Here is a coupon for $1/1 Oscar Mayer Select Hot Dogs!  Should make for a cheap dog. Also here is a $1/1 Gold n' Plump All Natural Chicken!   You can usually get pretty cheap thighs and drumsticks with this coupon.  Check out my chicken recipes here. There are lots of great coupons at Smartsource!! .

Homemade Tartar Sauce

So, I can't find tartar sauce at the store to save my life.  I suppose I could have asked somebody.....   Then it occurred to me,  I probably have all the ingredients at home to make it myself!  AND I did!  I decided to look at a few recipes and then create my own.   I'll tell you right now that there have been no food poisoning issues. :):)  In fact it's delicious!  Since it's my own recipe I'm going to name it... Tartar Sauce Merrill (because I created it - Merrill is my last name lol ) 1 c light mayo 2 T sweet relish 2 T lemon juice 1 1/2 chopped onion (I used dried) 1/2 T chives salt & pepper to taste mix it altogether and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.  It's better after 3 hours. will last in refrigerator for 3 days so don't make a ton. :) Coupons: Vlasic relish .55/1 printable  (will round to $1 at Smith's making it .39!) Kraft Mayo $1/2 printable .

Smiths: More FREE Gum & Cheap Cookies!

Mentos are on sale at Smith's for $1 use .55/1 printable = FREE! Mini Chips Ahoy or Oreo's $1 use $1/2 printable = $.50 each! Thanks Coupons 4 Utah! To more items for FREE or cheap see  my previous post . To see a full list go to  Savvy Shopper Deals  or  Pinching Your Pennies .

What to do with Chick Peas (Garbanzos)...

I think I'm having a love affair with garbanzos.  My husband is from Spain, and my mother-in-law adds them to several dishes.  So, I've ventured to see how I can use garbanzos in my own kitchen. I made the best hummus the other day.  I was so proud of myself.  It was fresh and lemony with a hint of spiciness.  Please let me know if you try it! Spiced Sweet Roasted Red Pepper Hummus 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained 1 (4 ounce) jar roasted red peppers 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley puree chickpeas, red peppers, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, cumin, cayenne, and salt in a food processor or blender until smooth and fluffy. refr

$15 for a $30 Gift Certificate to!

YUM.  Who doesn't like cookies delivered to their door? Harvard Sweet Boutique is having this Eversave Deal . You'll also get a $5 credit for signing up!  THEN invite a friend to get the deal and you'll get a $20 credit!  That's a lot of FREE cookies. :) Here are the Highlights and Save Details: Perfect gift for loved ones away (college student or send for a special occasion). Use for a business client! Choose from cookies, brownies, bars and toffees! Buy multiple for gifts or repeat purchases Custom packaged baked goods Voucher expires on Feb 26, 2011 (after Valentine's Day!) Use one coupon code per purchase Coupon code may be used toward shipping! Happy Shopping while saving and Happy Eating! .

$2/1 Ball Park Coupon = FREE

When you Like Ballpark on Facebook you can print (2) $2/1 Any Ball Park Product Coupon! - use back button to print twice.  Wahoo! These usually go on sale for around a $1! Thanks Thrify is Nifty ! .

Frugal Birthday for Daddy

Yesterday was my husbands birthday.  I had two goals:  1. stay within budget 2. involve my two year old as much as possible Regarding #1   I bought some Ben & Jerry's ice cream , used an oreo pie crust I got from Walgreens months ago, and used cool whip I got for free! I used two of my groupons to buy him gifts (gifts that he wanted even!)  One was from the Nutty Guys, they have great gift boxes!  And the other was from a local bakery.  Who doesn't want bakery goods for their birthday?? I also used swagbucks to take the sting out of an Amazon purchase for him. :)  I would tell you what it was but he doesn't have it yet.  I was a little late ordering. lol Now involving my daughter.... It was actually really fun.  I took her to the Dollar Tree and let her pick out a present for him.  She even used her OWN dollar. :) She picked 2 packages of M&M's and a witch.  (lol)  She kept saying..."open up the Sea Witch Daddy!"---she's been watching the L

Anybody want these? Batch #3

UPDATE: Winner is Michelle! If you could use these just leave a comment.  Winner will be chosen at 5 p.m. MST.  Thanks everyone!! .

Anybody want these? Batch #2

UPDATE:  Winner is wifeeonline!  I don't have your email address  so you'll need to email me . Thanks! Click on the picture for a better look.  If you could use them just leave a comment. will choose a winner at today 4 pm MST. .

Anybody Want August P&G Coupons???

UPDATE:  The Winner is Laura! Just leave a comment if you want them.  They are all from the August P&G and they expire 8/31! will choose the winner today at 3 p.m. MST so I can mail them out tomorrow morning. I plan on doing this 3 more times today so keep a look out.  The next batches will not expire this month. :):) --I will announce the winner on this post and I will send an email.

Look What I got for $3.26 at Smiths!

My total started at $15.58 and went down to $3.26! AND I had $3.27 cash in my wallet! ....goood day. :) Check your Red Plum in the mail today!   It has a .50/1 Simply Asia ANY Product and  a .50/1 Thai Kitchen ANY product .   (remember they round to $1) A lot of their meals are on sale for $ $1 each!! Oh and I wasn't sure yesterday but the greek yogurt is priced at $1 FREE with .30/1 coupon ! What to do with Greek Yogurt To see the rest of the breakdown go to my previous post . To see a full list go to Savvy Shopper Deals or Pinching Your Pennies . Have fun!  My store was pretty well stocked, however it's getting renovated so the trick was finding everything. :) .

$17 for Tickets to See Real Salt Lake vs. Toronto ($40 value)

The deal is already on for this Screamin' Daily Deal . Be there to see Real Salt Lake battle Toronto on September 15th .  This is a great deal!  Aside from the great price, you're not limited to purchasing only one ticket (purchase of at least two is required). Take a date to see the game or the whole family! Highlights These are Midfield seats at Rio Tinto Stadium Champions League Real Salt Lake vs. Toronto Football Club in CONCACAF Champions League The Champions League is for professional clubs what the World Cup is for countries It's Utah against the World Seats being sold with Daily Deal are in Section 1, 2 and 37  Fine Print Must redeem for Sept. 15, 2010 game No cash value Not valid with any other offers MInimum purchase of two tickets  No refunds, No exchanges Tickets will be at Will Call the week prior to the game May pick up tickets at the box office starting on Tuesday, September 7, 2010  I love that I'm getting more and more into soccer.  Di

$4 Fandango Movie Ticket!! ($12 Value!)

Another Awesome Groupon! You can get a Movie Ticket from Fandango for $4!! Only one ticket per person though :( The deal is only good TODAY, but the ticket doesn't expire until 2/28/11. The ticket has a value of $12 so if where you live tickets are less than $12 the amount can be applied to the convenience charge, or a partial second ticket! Go here to SIGN UP for Groupon Then go here to BUY!  Anyone can.. Thanks Who said Nothing in Life is Free! .

My Smith's Trip! Last Day for some CHEAP stuff!

Look what I got at Smith's for $7.73 !! This is the last day to get Sobe's for .24 each using the BOGO FREE coupon . And Hefty OneZip bags for .50 each using $1/2 printable ! I stocked up already. :) The tuna pouches (far superior than canned!!) are .48 each wyb 8 participating products.  Check your Smith's coupon catalinas for .75 off 1/2/or 3 of them! Included also in the total is this card that my daughter picked out for her Daddy's Birthday. :):)  HA!  She insisted... .

FREE Bounce Dryer Bar!

UPDATE: Gone already :(  Sign up for Vocalpoint so your ready for  the next one! Have you signed up for Vocalpoint yet??  It's a great site then sends you FREE stuff.  All they want you to do is use it and then write a quick review on their site. They also send out amazing coupons that usually mean FREE or really cheap products.  Look here to see my other posts about Vocalpoint. Anyway!  They are offering a FREE Bounce Dryer Bar  for their members to try out!  Supplies are limited!  They will arrive in 2-4 weeks. It claims to last up to 2 months.  Not a bad freebie! .

FREE at Smith's Tomorrow!

Lots of cheap to FREE things to be had at Smith's starting tomorrow! Remember all coupons under $1 round up to $1. Here's a list of what's FREE:  (so far) Dial Hand Soap 7 oz. $1.00 use .35/1 RP 8/15 = FREE Dial Bar Soap 2-3 ct. $1.00 use .35/1 RP 8/15 = FREE Colgate Toothbrush $1.00 use .75/1 July All You Mag = FREE Country Crock Spread 15 oz. $1.00 use .40/1 printable or .40/1 printable = FREE Trident White Gum $0.79 use .50/1 printable = FREE Blue Diamond Snack Nuts 1.5 oz $0.99 use .50/1 printable = FREE Soft Soap Liquid Soap $1.00 use .50/1 printable = FREE Bounty Basic Paper Towels $1.09 use .25/1 PG 8/1 = .09 (close enough to FREE :) Check out  Savvy Shopper Deals  and Pinching Your Pennies  for GREAT lists!! Scroll to the bottom of the PYP list and you'll see a HUGE list of printable & newspaper coupons that are under a $1!!

$25 for $50 Worth of Merchandise at Allen's Camera. Valid at 3 Utah County Locations!

Allen's Camera is having a Screaming Deal on: Online photo prints Greeting Cards Photo Gifts Digital Photography Supplies Studio equipment Get this and save on your family's pictures, photo greeting cards and more! They have three locations in Utah County (American Fork, Orem and Provo). If your new to Screamin' Deals you'll get a $5 sign up credit! Cannot redeem until Sept. 1, 2010 Promo Value Expires Dec. 1, 2010 1 per person, per visit Veronica

$50 Worth of Winder Farm Groceries for $20!!!!!!

This is an AMAZING Groupon today!  You can get  $50 worth of Winder Farm Groceries for $20! -There is no delivery or sign-up fee!  You need to use the entire groupon in one order (easy).  They have a lot of variety. - You can only buy one, but you can get 2 additional as gifts.   What an awesome gift for someone!!  Doesn't expire till 2/25/11 so you could use them as Christmas gifts!! -If your an existing Winder customer you can get this deal!  If your a new customer they will provide the cooler at no charge. -Also this is a one time deal, you don't have to order from them again if you don't want to.   -After you buy , you'll get an email (within 24 hrs) letting you know when you can print your Groupon.  Instructions on how to redeem will be there.   I love Winder!  They have amazing milk and great products from other local businesses!  I bought mine :);)  AND their desserts!  I actually have to be careful with Winder...the option of having donuts delivered to

CHEAP Seventh Generation Wipes!

It's been months now since I've paid anything substantial on wipes.  Amazon has an AMAZING deal going on right now! Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Baby Wipes, 350-count Box  (includes 5 Refill Packs) is on sale at Amazon for $13.99..big whoop. BUT if you sign up for Subscribe and Save you'll get 30% off PLUS FREE 2 day shipping!! That brought the total to $9.79!! (looks like the 30% off deal is with all wipes) THEN use 450 Swagbucks to get a $5 Amazon e-gift card Swagbucks is just a search engine (like Google) that rewards you for searching.  LOVE IT! With normal searching I get 10 to 40 swagbucks a day. ---this is just what I did, of course if you have more swagbucks you could get it all and more for free. Total $4.79!  Shipped to my door!!  WAHOO! If your nervous about Subscribe and save...don't be.  All you do is click which delivery you want: And then cancel it at anytime for any reason with just a click online.  I've been doing it for yea

Huggies $2.54 a Pack at Rite Aid!

Huggies are on sale at Rite Aid for $8.99.  Here's what you do to get them for $2.54 a pack .  I'll be very detailed. :)  You need a Wellness card for this deal.  Get one online or at the store. You need 3 $2.50/1 Pure & Natural Huggies Coupons Huggies Printable Huggies Printable --you can print twice at both links by using the back button. THEN go to Rite Aid Ad Perks and look for the following commercials: Huggies $2/1 coupon $5 off $25 Purchase once you watch them you can print them by clicking on the Rewards Tab THEN take all 5 coupons to the store Your subtotal will be $26.97 Out of Pocket will be $13.63 Attached to your receipt will be (3) $2 off ANY Purchase coupons.  They can all be used in your next transaction.  (as long as it's over $6) Total after Up Rewards is $7.63 or $2.54 a pack (incl. tax!) To see what you can by with the $6, go to Savvy Sister Shop's list .  She has a moneymaker scenario! To see a whole list of where to get

Zulily's deals for moms, babies and kids!

Zulily has some wonderful sales going on this week. Click on the link to see what deal is right for you. Through Zulily, you can get a princess costume at  Simply Princess ,  and a matching dress for one of her dolls. SO CUTE!  These are 50% off through tomorrow.  Great price for a little girl who wants to be a princess for Halloween or any other day of the week!  This sale goes on until tomorrow. Pluie Pluie ("Rain, Rain" in French) is offering 40% off some of their little girl rain gear.  Look at this cute umbrella for only $11.99.  Sale ends on 8/26 at 7am. Veronica

Carrot Cake Freezer Jam

Check out my guest post at A Few Short Cuts!  She has a great site with a lot of recipes! .

What to do with Zucchini, part two

There is so much you can do with zucchini.  I'm having a blast finding new ways to use it.  This way, one never grows tired of it. This week in my adventures in cooking with zucchini, I made: Zucchini bread. The recipe I used had great ratings on  All Recipes  and for good reason.  It is so tasty! Instead of two loaves, I made four mini loaves and one 8x4  inch  loaf.  It was delicious. Walnuts are a perfect in this bread.  The mini loaves were done is just 20 minutes.  Keep the extra zucchini bread in the fridge or freezer or give it away to family and friends! As noted by Audrey recently, it's a good idea to keep extra zucchini already grated and ready to go in the freezer.  I keep 2 cups of zucchini per zip lock bag since the recipe I use for zucchini bread calls for 2 cups exactly. Zucchini with Chick Pea and Mushroom Stuffing. I love this recipe (also from  All Recipes ). The first time I made this, my husband commented that a bit of grated cheese on top would be pe

Tracy Aviary Tickets $2 each!!

                                   Tickets for Tracy Aviary are $2 at Screamin Coupons!  AND you can buy as many as you want!  Deal only lasts for the day.  The tickets don't expire until 2/23/11.   When you sign up you get a $5 credit so that's 2 tickets for FREE!! Screamin Coupons is just like Groupon.  Once you buy they will send you an email letting you know when you can print.  EASY!  I love all these great local deals! .