Enjoy the coupons this weekend! Since next weekend is a holiday weekend, it’s not likely we’ll be seeing any.
Everyone should have received two coupon booklets with their paper today. Here are a few of the standouts to look out for:
Smartsource has a coupon for Weber grill seasonings, Wonderful Pistachios, a BOGO coupon for Schick razors, multiple Purina dog and cat coupons, two Olive Garden coupons, four Baskin Robbins coupons and multiple Chuck E. Cheese coupons.
Also check out the Dollar General for an example of the deals you can find on party goods that I talked about in Wednesday’s column.
Redplum has a rebate for a purchase of Jose Cuervo, Captain Morgan, Smirnoff and Crown Royal, a coupon for $5 off at Outback Steakhouse, Hardees coupons and also Honeybaked Ham Cafe coupons.
Michaels is celebrating the 4th with a 50% off sale. You’ll find frames, beads, canvases and easels, silk flowers and ribbon all 50% off. Tons of patriotic themed products are all on sale too, like flags two for $1. For anything that’s not on sale there’s a 40% off coupon, and then a coupon good for 15% off your entire purchase from 4 to 8 p.m. (today only!).
A.C. Moore has “summer essentials” for 50% off , which includes candles and tiki torches, garden decor, seasonal flags, patriotic decor and more. On Wednesday you can use a coupon good for 55% off of one regular priced item, and also catch doorbuster sales each day on items like Tshirts, votive candles and holders, frams and tealights.
Fashion Bug has tons of items in the store buy one, get one 60% off. There’s also a coupon good for $10 off of a $25 purchase. You’ll also find bras buy two, get two free, and panties buy three, get three free.
Petsmart has almost all varieties of dog food on sale, as well as kitty litter and cat food. Note that from July 1 to July 4 you’ll find extra savings on select items, some of which are dog collars, crates, rawhide shews, and cat and dog food. Also, select fish are only $1.
Petco has numerous brands of cat and dog food on sale, including Science Diet, Eukanuba, Natural Choice and Innova. Glass tanks are on sale for $1 per gallon, and select tropical fish that you could fill those tanks with are 5 for $5.
Target has a lot of buy one product, get one product free specials this week. For example, buy three Coca-Cola products (which are on sale), and you’ll get a free bag of Archer potato chips. Buy any 8 pack of Bounty giant-roll paper towels, get a free Bounty napkin diespenser. Buy an Igloo 38-qt. wheeled cooler, get a free 4- qt. cooler and 20-pack of Coke cans. Buy three boxes of Nabisco crackers, get a free box of Newtons Fruit Thins.
Also, Beyonce fans will want to check out the deluxe CD with exlusive music, which is only available at Target.
The Sears ad features some big discounts on appliances, outdoor furniture and decor, grills and grilling accessories and yard equipment. They also have some early discounts on clothing for the family, with 50-60% off of swimwear and 50% off of shorts & Tees.
Dick’s Sporting Goods has an ad with attractive deals for everyone (even those of us who are not super sporty — like myself). Kayaks are all 20-50% off, and canoes are $100 to $150 off. Dick’s Logo and Americana armchairs, as well as the R&R Loungers are all buy one, get one free. The chairs are only $9.99 each, so that comes out to roughly $5 a piece. The loungers are higher at $59.99 each, but $30 a piece for nice lounge chairs is still a good deal.
The ad also announces the annual clearance sale, where you’ll get an additional 25% off of clearance athletic, outdoor and golf apparel, footwear, and golf and fishing equipment.
Kids will be thrilled to see the Toys R Us ad today. Not only do they have tons of new Cars 2 products on sale (ride-ons, wooden play cars and Lego sets), but outdoor play sets are 20% off.
Be sure to check out the clearance section, because you can get an additional 25% off of all clearance toys, clothing and shoes.
Kmart has lots of “pre-4th of July specials” in this weeks ad, including in-store coupons for Lays chips, Gatorade and Hawaiian Tropic or Banana Boat sunscreen. Also, all swimwear is 50% off, and beach towels are marked down to $2.99. Hamilton Beach food choppers and blenders are on sale for $9.99, and summery textiles and kitchen accessories are all up to 50% off.
The CVS Summer Sale begins today and includes sunglasses, Edy’s Ice Cream, CVS sun care, beverages of all kind (soda, beer and water), and more. The free gas card promotion is still running, and there are plenty of products participating to spend the required $30 on.
One standout is the $5 in Extra Bucks you’ll receive for spending $25 on iTunes gift cards. There are also a lot of opportunities to earn Extra Bucks by buying make up (Almay, Revlon and L’Oreal all have deals).
Select CVS Pharmacy products like bandaids, rubbing alcohol, antibiotic ointment and hydrogen peroxide are all available with 100% more free — they’re doubling what you get for the money.
Walgreens as usual, Walgreens has a ton of in-store coupons in their ad. Try to combine them with manufacturer coupons and/or sales whenever possible! Also, AARP members will find information on page 14 about a promotion where they can receive a $5 off coupon when $20 or more is spent.
Kroger’s Mega Event starts today, and you can find everything from General Mills cereal to Gatorade to Chef Boyardee on sale. Buy 10 of any participating products, and you’ll receive an additional $3 off. Coca Cola, Oscar Mayer, Oreo, Rague, Capri Sun, Kool Aid, Ritz, Breyers and Hellmans are a few other brands participating in the sale.
Kroger is also running a special on iTunes, Cracker Barrel, Marriot and Call America gift cards. Buy any of those four cards through July 9 and you’ll receive four times the fuel points!