Sunday, March 16, 2014

Couponing Trip 3.15.14

My Walgreens and Target haul...

From Target:
2 - Mio water enhancers
1 - Crystal Light water enhancer
2 - Easter Grass
2 - Foam Cut Outs
10 Pack of Blank DVDs

From Walgreens:
4 - Nivea Body Wash (BOGO Free)
3 - Colgate Optic White Toothpaste
2 - Jergen's Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer
Rimmel Mascara
Rimmel Eyebrow Pencil

Before Coupons/RR/GC: $70.74
After Coupons/RR/GC: $30.06
Saved: $40.68
Savings of: 58%

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Bucket List (Cleaning)


1. dust light fixture
2. wash walls and trim
3. wash doors, doorknobs and switch plates
4. empty out coat closet. wash walls and vacuum floor, put back everything nicely
5. vacuum and carpet clean floors


1. open windows
2. dust furniture
3. remove everything from closets. wash walls (if needed), vacuum floor, put everything away nicely
4. move bed(s). vacuum under bed(s), put back bed(s)
5. dust light fixture
6. wash windows and window sills
7. wash walls, trim, and switch plates
8. wash/dust mirrors or dust wall hangings
9. wash doors and doorknobs
10. vacuum and carpet clean floors
11. sort through music, dvds, games, books and organize neatly
12. wash hard plastic children's toys with warm soapy water. rinse and dry. wash stuffed toys. wash the inside and outside of toy box


1. empty all cabinets, wash inside/wipe down, put back everything nicely
2. wash outside of cabinets 
3. clean tub
4. clean toilet (inside and out)
5. clean sink
6. shine faucets
7. clean mirror
8. dust light fixture
9. wash door, doorknob, and switch plate
10. sweep and wash floors


1. empty all cabinets, wash inside/wipe down, put everything back nicely
2. wash cabinet doors and knobs
3. organize food (check for expiry dates)
4. clean oven
5. clean stove top, remove elements and drip bowls, wash and put them back
6. clean and organize fridge and freezer (check for expiry dates)
7. clean under fridge and stove
8. clean microwave
9. clean crumbs out of toaster
10. wipe down all other counter stuff
11. wash counters and back splash
12. wash and shine sink
13. clean dishwasher
14. dust light fixture
15. wash walls, trim, and switch plates
16. sweep and wash floor

Dining Room

1. wipe down table, chairs, and highchair
2. clean chair pads
3. wash walls, trim, and switch plates
4. vacuum and carpet clean floor

Living Room

1. open sliding glass door
2. vacuum sofas/chair
3. dust wall furnishings and shelves
4. wash windows
5. clean television screen
6. dust electronics
7. tidy electronics wires, tuck out of sight, label them?
8. wash hard plastic children's toys with warm soapy water. rinse and dry.
9. wash walls, trim, and switch plates
10. wash door and doorknob
11. vacuum and carpet clean floor


1. plan easy meals for the days you will spend cleaning
2. as you clean, keep a list of any jobs you notice that need to be done around the house
3. keep another list of things you notice you need (food and cleaning supplies)
4. take an empty laundry basket and pile in it anything you need your hubby to sort through (receipts, random things found)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Weekday Bucket List

This Spring I want to do more with the kiddos. I need to do more with the kiddos.
I would like to assign each day of the week to something that we do...

Monday - Make Something Monday
Arts and Crafts

Tuesday - Time to Read/Learn Tuesday
Trip to the Public Library or 'House Library'

Wednesday - What's Cooking Wednesday
Baking or Cooking

Thursday - Be Thoughtful Thursday
Write Letters/Bake Cookies/Service Project/ect.

Friday - Somewhere Fun Friday
Go Swimming/Visit Museum/Get Out of the House

There are so many things on my Pinterest that I want to do with the kiddos. I just need to do the shopping so that I can carry out some of these ideas. :) 

If you have any ideas for service like projects that a 3 and 1 year old can do, let me know your ideas. :) It would be greatly appreciated. Actually any and all ideas are appreciated. Thank you!

Couponing Trip 3.10.14

My Walgreens/CVS Haul...

2 - Brookside Bags of Chocolate
2 - Colgate Mouthwashes ($.99 ea.)
2 - Colgate Toothpastes 
2 - Colgate Toothbrushes ($.99 ea.)
2 - Lady Speed Sticks ($.99 ea.)
2 - Bic Disposable Razors ($.99 and $1.99)
2 - Irish Spring Body Wash ($1 ea.)
4 - Arizona Drinks ($.99 ea.)
2 - Wet 'N Wild Nail Polish (free)
1 - Rimmel Mascara ($.90)
1 - Rimmel Eye Brow Pencil ($.90)
1 - Clean & Clear Night Face Wash ($2.99)

Before Coupons/ECBs/RRs: $98.50
After Coupons/ECBs/RRs: $35.73
Saved: $62.77
Savings of: 65%

At Walgreen's I did forget to ask about the Military Discount. :( That was our reason for going on Tuesday. And the Arizona drinks didn't ring up right. And I didn't realize that until after I had gotten home. I wasn't able to get (4) things that were on my list. (2) bags of Wonka Jelly Beans (would have been $1 ea.) and (2) Jergens Daily Glow Moisturizer (would have been free and $.99). 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Couponing Trip 3.8.14

My Walgreens Haul....

4 - all (24 pac) detergent ($2.50 ea.)
2 - all (20 pac) detergent ($2.50 ea.)
2 - Nivea Men's Shaving Cream/Gel (B1G1 Free) ($1.49)
2 - Nivea Men's Post Shave Balm (B1G1 Free) ($4.99)
1 -Gillette ProFusion Power Razor 
1 - Tampax Radiant Tampons (18 count) ($.99)
2 - Kelloggs to go Breakfast Drinks (free)
4 - Orbit Gum (18 pack) ($.38 ea.)
1 - Caramel Candy

Before Coupons/RRs: $91.73
After Coupons/RRs: $32.55
Saved: $59.18
Savings of: 65%

Monday, March 3, 2014

Couponing Trip 3.2.14

My CVS Haul...

6 - Glade Room Sprays (free)
2 - Mini Cadbury Eggs (free)
2 - Jelly Beans (free)
1 - Gillette Fusion Razor
1 - Gillette Venus Razor
3 - Arizona Drinks
1 - Crest Mouthwash
1 - Crest Toothpaste
1 - Crest Whitening Treatment

Before Coupons/ECBs: $63.83
After Coupons/ECBs: $12.24
Saved: $51.59
Savings of: 81%