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iMemories, Picaboo, and Build-A-Bear deals

Today you can get Two Home Movies Transferred to DVD for $15 from iMemories!  It's redeemable online so anyone can buy.  Choose Salt Lake City as your city.


Under Boston you can get a $100 Picaboo Gift Certificate for $35!  Redeemable online.


Under Chicago you can get a $20 Build-A-Bear Gift Certificate for $10!  It's a side deal so you'll find it on the right sidebar.  This is redeemable at all locations and online.

Thanks Groupon Round-Up!
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Find online coupon codes+ FREE Letter Opener!

Here is a great website to have bookmarked before you start your online shopping.  Rather Be Shopping is a great resource for online coupon codes.  Kyle runs the site and keeps it up to date.  Right now there's a coupon code out for:

Old Navy
Reeebox Store.com
Snapfish
Target.com
Cooking.com
The Children's Place
etc. etc. etc...

Be sure to check Rather be Shopping before you buy something online!  Thanks Kyle for helping us saving money!!


Also you can get a FREE letter opener!!  See details here. It's only while supplies last. :)
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$10 for a $20 Gift Certificate to Build-A-Bear!

Time to stock up on Groupons you want for Christmas time.  Today you can get a $20 Gift Certificate to Build-A-Bear Workshop for $10!  You can also get a
$50 Gift Certificate toward any Build-A-Bear Party for $25!

The Groupon is under Houston.  Anyone can buy because it's redeemable online or at ANY location.

Thanks Savvy Sister Shops!

Lawry's Gift Pack Giveaway Ends TONIGHT

The giveaway for the Lawry's Gift Pack ends tonight at 10 p.m. MST.  You'll win everything pictured!  Good luck and thank you for your support! :) .

Sesame Street DVD for $1.49!

Earth's Best is offering a FREE Sesame Street Elmo "Being Green" DVD when you purchase 3 Earth's Best Sesame Street products.   You will need to pay $1.49 for shipping & handling.
Go here for some Earth's Best coupons!
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Quick Healthy Lunches

One thing I've been doing for ages, but more regularly now, is make lots of sandwiches at once and then freeze them for easy grab and go lunches.  When I was a school teacher this was critical for those days when I didn't have a lot of time in the morning.  Now that I'm taking care of my husband, I like to have all the components of a quick and healthy lunch ready so that he or I can throw it together before he heads out the door.  I used to do this when my loaf of bread was getting old.  Now I make my own bread and keep loaves in the freezer since, let's face it, the 50 pound tubs of whole wheat are a super cheap food storage and what good is the food storage if it's not used?

So every Tuesday I check the supply of frozen sandwiches, carrot sticks, apples, and if he's lucky, frozen blobs of cookie dough.  If I'm out, I make more or put the item on my shopping list.  I also check my supply of bread and if I'm out I make more - usually I only have to do…

Smiths: Spent $6.40- GREAT FOOD STORAGE SALE!

Pretty good for $6.40 right??  Smith's has a great sale going on that requires you to buy 10 items to get the sale price.  Go here for an awesome list!

Annie's Mac & Cheese varieties are on sale for .99 wyb 10 participating items, and I had a bunch of .75/2 coupons that were on a display awhile back.  I knew they would come in handy. :):)

If your close to the 9th and 9th store they had .50/1 stickers on the Quick Cook Pasta!  FREE!!  I only had one coupon with me, but grabbed some more since they all had coupons attached. :)  They were just beggin' to be "bought".  I can't remember the last time I paid money for pasta. ---by the way, this picture was taken AFTER I grabbed some. :)


The Honest Ade also had coupons right there for the taking.  They are .75 wyb 10 participating items.  The coupons were for $1/2 so .25 each.  I only bought two.
Hopefully they are good. :)

Note:  Stove Top and Pudding are two of my favorite foods.  Throw in a corn dog and I&#…

Coolest Cutting Board Ever! As low as FREE!

The Foundary is another awesome site that features different stores specializing in Household items.  Most are high end, but there are many GREAT deals!!
Check out the coolest cutting board I've ever seen!  You can even use it as a colander!  This is selling at Joseph Joseph Kitchenware for $14 with FREE Shipping!!  This is just one suggestion of course, there are lots of featured stores and they change all the time.  --UPDATE:  sold out

Also when you refer your friends and they sign up, you'll get a $1 credit..even if they don't buy (up to $50)...so hurry and get 14 friends to sign up so you can get this for FREE!  When they buy you'll get a $20 credit!

FREE shipping is on ANY item at any of the stores until November 9th.

Thanks Steals & Deals!
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Custom Product from Build A Sign Giveaway ends TONIGHT

The giveaway for a custom product from Build A Sign ends tonight at 10 p.m!
The winner will get to choose a custom:
Lawn Sign
Banner
50 Bumper Stickers
50 Clear Decals

Build A Sign does a great job.  We love our sign!
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Jungle Jim's Playland Admission as low as FREE!

So I just learned from a friend that this place is awesome!  Today's Screamin Deal is $4 for a Ride Wristband at Jungle Jim's Playland in Midvale!When you sign up for Screamin Deals you get a $5 credit!!  That's FREE plus a buck to apply to another deal!  Go here to see details.  Parents ride for FREE, I can't wait to go now!!

It's always nice to have places to go when the weather is bad.  It will get bad eventually. :)

Thanks Suzanne!!
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HALF OFF Good Thymes Bistro in Park City!

Good Thymes Bistro is SUPER good!  I went a few weeks ago for dinner with the family and LOVED it!  If you plan on being in Park City in the next year you can get a $20 Gift Certificate for $10!  It's a nice atmosphere too, and very kid friendly. :)

You can also get try their Breakfast menu using a $15 Gift Certificate for $7!  This one expires May 4, 2011.
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$3/1 Nivea Men's Body Wash Coupon!

Print this $3/1 Nivea Body Wash for Men and your sure to get it for FREE somewhere!  If you don't like it or need men's body wash you can use it as hand soap or a gift.  Print it twice by using back button!

Thanks Printable Coupon Spot!
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Welcome Sarah! A new Tight Wad Contributor!

I am so excited that my friend Sarah has agreed to join Tight Wad!  She is thrifty to the BONE and I have so much to learn from her!  Plus.. she makes me laugh :)   You can look forward to future posts that will help us all save money and time.  Thank you Sarah!! --I love the "eye" picture...lol

Being frugal may be the biggest thing my husband and I have in common.  For how much we enjoy saving money, it may come as a surprise that even though we don't have children I'm not employed.  When we got married I quit my job as a teacher to stay home and take care of our "family."  I think one of the best ways to save money is to make it a full time vocation.  This way I can give all my focus to planning and conserving and maximizing our family's resources.  I'm enjoying the challenge.

Being frugal, though, is not new to me. I remember one time at work when people were talking about how much they spent on hair cuts.  I was still making my Dad do it.  I'…

GIVEAWAY: Green Ostrich Bamboo Utensils -CLOSED-

Winner
Green Ostrich is an online store that specializes in Green Gifts!  I received a  To-Go Ware Bamboo Utensil Set in Recycled Plastic Case.  What I like most about it, besides the fact it's portable, is that it's dishwasher safe. :)  It's easy to take along with you, and a far better quality than plastic utensils.  These are really durable and work like you'd expect them to.   They are also stain and heat resistant.   These retail at $11.11.  Right now you can get 3 sets for $31.31.  Use code UTAH to get 5% off until January 31, 2011!

Green Ostrich is giving a set away!

Here's how to enter:
Leave a comment for each entry

-Go to Green Ostrich and check out their Green Gifts - leave comment stating you did

-Like Green Ostrich on Facebook

-Like Tight Wad on Facebook

-Like Tight on Twitter

-Donate to Mother's without Borders

Giveaway ends on Wednesday November 17th at 10 p.m. MST.  Winner will be chosen by Random.org.  I was given a product to review.  All opinions ar…

Discount on Jazz Tickets!! + FREE Hot Dogs!

Contact Joe "Jazz" Constanzo at the Utah Jazz ticket center to get this deal!
801-325-7220
jcostanzo@utahjazz.com

It ends up being $15 per ticket! ---plus NO convenience fee! If you need a different number of tickets contact Joe, I bet he can help you out.
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FREE Juno Baby DVD

Heard it from a Mom is offering a FREE Juno Baby DVD!  They just want you to try it out and tell your friends about it.  Once you enter your information they will send you and email with a code that you enter to complete your registration with Heard it from a Mom.  Then they will send you the DVD.  Great freebie!!  And there might be more to come with this company!

Thanks Deal Seeking Mom!
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11th Annual Women's Show in Sandy Tickets HALF OFF

Today's Screamin deal is $7 for TWO tickets to the 11th Annual Women's Show in Sandy!  The show is Nov. 5th and 6th.  This sounds like fun!  Has anyone been? .

Zulily's Specials this week

Zulily is a great place for deals for moms, babies and kids. As the Holidays approach, their sales are getting better and better!

Step 2 Toys  is has many ADORABLE toys for sale.  One of my favorites is the Versa Seat Wagon. Other store prices range from $80-$100 for the same wagon.  Through this sale, you can purchase a wagon for your kiddos for only $61.99. This sale is only good through November 3rd, 7am.

Also on sale this week, is "weeDECOR decals".  Check out this beautiful easy as pie decor for a kiddo's bedroom.  They're on sale for $34.99 and they retail typically for $70.  More options are available. Check them out! KidKraft  has a few awesome deals through 11/4 at 7am! Here are some of my favorites.

First the rocket.  What little boy wouldn't LOVE this?!  It's on sale for $74.99 (original price $138.00)
The John Deere Toy Box (which you can personalize with your child's name).  The cost is $74.99 (original price is $120.00)


Next is this Enchanting El…

My Target Trip: Spent $2.79!

First let me just say that I LOVE new stores.  The shopping carts glide like butter over a rainbow.  I went to a different store later and I sounded like a freight train. I bet if I had some kind of whistle people would have been hoping on. 
Anyway, I got the eggs ($1.27) for FREE with a grand opening coupon I got in the mail.  Here is the rest of the detail.
Reach Floss .97 use $1/1 printable = FREE
Green Giant Carrots $1.49 use $1/1 Produce item = .49
French Bread $1.49 use $1/1 Bakery item = .49
Spaghettios $1.09 used $.50/2 -no longer available = .84 --not the best price, but I needed them for my Beauty & the Beast $5 Rebate, also good for Toy Story 3.

I ended up saving $5.07.  I see coupons as gift cards now...lol


Target- $1/1 Produce & Bakery Coupons!

Two great coupons are available from Target:

$1/1 Produce item over $1
$1/1 Bakery item over $1

You can print them twice :)
Thanks Totally Target!
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GIVEAWAY: Nachomamatees -CLOSED-

Winner

Every time I look at the site I find a new favorite shirt.  This is today's favorite...cracks me up..  Nachomamatees has funny, vintage, movie, and 80's t-shirts.  They are great quality shirts!  Here are some more of my favorites:


And it always saddens me when people don't know what this shirt is referring to:


Nachomamatees is giving away a $15 Gift Card or a Mystery Tee!!
Here's how to enter: Leave a comment for each entry
-Leave a comment stating one of your favorite shirts

-Like Crazy Dog Tshirts on Facebook (Nachomamatees is owned by Crazy Dog Tshirts)
-Post a Question or comment on Crazy Dogs Facebook Page
-"Like" or "Share" one of the products on the site.  The buttons for these are on all product detail pages above the main image.
-Blog/Tweet/Facebook about giveaway
-Like Tight Wad in Utah on Facebook
-Like Tight Wad in Utah on Twitter
-Donate to Mother's Without Borders
Giveaway will end Tuesday November 16th at 10 p.m. MST.  Winner will be c…