Archive for the ‘Freebies’ Category

Ode to Savings AND a Coupon Code

March 25th, 2014

To know me is to know that I LOVE a good deal, and even more than a good deal- I love being able to share that deal with others. I can’t remember if I’ve written on here about iHerb before or not, but iHerb is THE BEST online store for any and everything your heart desires for healthy products.

I’ve ordered from them several times- quite a few of my friends are regular customers, and since they have free shipping over 40.00, I believe it is- you can’t go wrong. They have a great selection of Bob’s Red Mill products- so I tend to order steel-cut oats from them, along with various flours- think coconut, quinoa, sorghum, blue corn and the list goes one.

They also have a ‘free’ product that you can choose from a list- and they’ll include it in your box. I call it a little extra bit of ‘happy’. They have skin products- snack products (Blue Diamond almond thins and Beanitos are two of our faves.), and pretty much all sorts of amazing things, for no more than you’d pay for the same items somewhere else, and in some cases- they are even less expensive, which is a win-win all around.

Their turn around time is also SUPER fast- so I can’t sing their praises high enough. I don’t work for them, and they aren’t paying me to write this- I just like their site and thought I’d share since I was putting my own order together.

They also sent me an email several days ago that they’re having a special so I’ll receive a 5% discount over 60.00, which is a great thing- and if you happened to be a new customer- you will also receive an additional 10.00 off your total order if you spend 40.00 and 5. off if you spend less than 40.

You can find them by visiting or visit the site directly at and use the iHerb coupon code “QJK474” at check out. Enjoy! You can thank me later!

“Wicked” Good Time

June 22nd, 2012

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a HUGE fan of the Wizard of Oz.  I also saw Wicked earlier this year (January) for the first time and fell in love with it also.  Having read the book,   I loved the production much more than I did the book and I was itching to see it again.

I had been thinking about it when I saw a promotion to win two tickets for a special Ladies Night.   I signed up-  answered the question that they asked- and forgot about it.   I didn’t forget about wanting to see Wicked though- and mentioned it last week on my Facebook status about how much I’d love to go see it again- and that everywhere I looked someone was talking about it- so that maybe it was a sign.

Fast forward to Monday of this week-  I received an email that I had WON!  The two tickets and a lot of other little goodies- to a show last night!   Once I got past the realization that it was a ‘real’ email and that I’d actually won- it was as though I’d won the lottery.  I laughed, I cried (a lot) and couldn’t wait to call mom and tell her.     After calling Marcel I then called Desere and asked if she wanted to go.  She said yes!

So last night we made the hour drive to the theater and enjoyed every moment.  At the end we both decided we loved it more than the first time we’d seen it- and it was so well organized that I was amazed.   I got home around 12:30 this morning and I immediately pulled out my iPad and sent a lengthy thank you email to the person responsible for handling the tickets and such.   He wrote me back this morning- thanking me for the thank you and said my message had made him even more excited about him seeing it next week.  It was a chain reaction of excitement.

So- if you haven’t seen it-  you should-   You won’t be sorry!

Results from Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler Giveaway!

May 8th, 2012

As promised- I paid a trip to to input the amount of entries for the giveaway (there were only three of you) and you can see from the photo to your right who the winner is..    I gave each entry a number- as they entered and the winner was number 3- and that’s YOU, Scott!   If you see this- will you send me your mailing address so that I can send it on to the people at Rubbermaid and they can get your Hidden Recycler in the mail.     I’ll also send you a message in the meantime- to make sure you know you’ve won!


Thanks so much to the wonderful people at Rubbermaid for sponsoring this giveaway.  I’m already thinking about the next giveaway and what I want to do.   So watch this space!

Rubbermaid Giveaway Coming

April 18th, 2012

I know I promised the Rubbermaid giveaway a few days ago, but I’ve been delayed with getting on the laptop while being sick. I promise it’s coming and you won’t be disappointed- ( especially if you win).

If I’m doing any better tomorrow, I’ll try to share it, otherwise it will be Friday or this weekend for sure. Sorry folks.

Free Flavor Friday (Going On Now)

February 4th, 2011

 For any of you who know me- it’s no secret that I love coffee.   In fact, it’s also no secret that I generally drink around 4 cups a day- sometimes more, sometimes less depending on what’s going on in my life.  

In addition, the perfect accompanyment to my coffee is Coffee-Mate.  I love most every flavor I’ve ever tried, and the new Cafe’ Collection, which has Caramel Macchiato, Cafe’ Latte and White Chocolate Caramel Latte rival some of my favorite Starbucks drinks, for a whole lot less.  (Plus you don’t have to leave the house to have them.)   My love of Coffee-Mate is also why I became a member of their Brew Crew, so I can keep up with the latest news, and share it with those of you stop in at this blog- and also with family and friends.

Today is a HUGE day for Coffee-Mate and also for you.  If you haven’t tried Coffee-Mate before, or even if you are already a fan- today’s the day for you to get your FREE (yes, I said FREE) bottle.   Starting today (February 4th) at 9 a.m. (Pacific time), Coffee-Mate will give away 100,000 bottles for free.  *UPDATED INFORMATION* TO GET YOUR FREE COUPON VISIT- this address, fill in the information and hit submit. (Be Patient as you may have to do it a couple of times as the server has been on overload- as you can imagine.) Visit their website for more details, or visit them on Facebook or Twitter.   Regardless of where you go to get the information-  just make sure you GO and sign up for your free bottle.   After all, it is FREE FLAVOR FRIDAY and that, my friends, is something to be excited about!

Who Doesn’t Love a Freebie?

January 2nd, 2011

I don’t know how many of you have Chick-fil-A in your area, but they are offering a free spicy chicken biscuit starting tomorrow (January 3rd- January 8th) at participating locations. Since we’re heading out bright and early tomorrow to go to the outlet, we’re stopping in at one of the stores along the way so that we can pick up our free breakfast sandwich. I’ve had the spicy Chick-fil-A sandwich and it’s amazing, so if this is anything like that- it’s going to be a winner for sure.

To sign up for your own spicy chicken biscuit- follow this link and sign up- It’s as simple as printing out the coupon they send via email and taking it to the location you choose at the time you choose. Nothing like starting off the new year with something FREE!!

Drumroll Please (Winners for Toll House Giveaway)

November 28th, 2010

I gave everyone a number who was eligible to participate in the contest (starting with the first entry) and working my way down.   There were 16 entries- and since we had one referral- that person got an extra entry making it 17 entries. chose the sequence of numbers and the winners are:   Bethany, Nicole Lynn and Katie.     I’ll be sending your goodies to you sometime this week (provided  I have your address before I head out on the cruise on Saturday).

I REALLY appreciate everyone who entered, so if y’all will send me your addresses, I’ll also send you a coupon for a bag of Toll House Morsels.   For those of you who are on my Facebook page- you can contact me there, or email me at lori in care of this site ( with your address.   

In the meantime- I’ll try to email all of you to let you know, in case you don’t get back to this space.

Thank you ALL for participating and Congrats to the winners.   I hope that the holidays are very bright for ALL of you.

Still Time to Enter Holiday Giveaway

November 24th, 2010

I don’t know if all of you have seen it- but I’ve teamed up with the great people at Nestle’s and am giving away not one, but three goodie baskets. There is still time to enter (until Saturday)- so enter and share it with your friends. If your friends mention in their entry that they heard it from you- then YOU will be entered twice.

You can find all the details by clicking here. Happy Thanksgiving and happy baking.

Toll House Holiday Giveaway

November 19th, 2010

I mentioned about a week ago that the great people at Nestle and I had teamed up and that I would be offering a goodie basket filled with items to make your holidays a little sweeter.

To your left you’ll see one of the three goodie baskets that I’ll be giving away on this site.   Before I get to the rules, I’ll share what you’ll be receiving.  

5 packages of Nestle Toll House morsels (of your choice)

1 Christmas kitchen towel

Gift bags to share your creations with others

A package of cupcake cups

Several recipes with ideas on how you could use your morsels

Ok-  Now, here’s the rules.

  1. The contest will begin today (November 19th) and run through Saturday, November 27th.  (Winners will be announced on November 28th)
  2. The three winners must be willing to provide me via email your mailing address so that you can recieve the goodies.
  3. To enter- leave a comment (which will includ a valid email address entered upon adding a comment) and let me know that you’d like to enter to win.  That’s easy enough, right?
  4. Winners will be drawn at random via on November 28 and announced the same day.
  5. Contest valid to those living in the United States only. 
  6. Be sure to share the link with you friends and if THEY comment that you sent them, you will receive an extra entry, which means added chances to win.

Once the winners are announced, I’ll be contacting them for their personal information and will send the packages out the following Monday or Tuesday. 

I hope this will help make your holiday season a little brighter, and since I personally believe this IS a season of giving, I also challenge you ALL to do something to make someone elses day or holiday season a little brighter.  Sometimes the smallest gestures mean the most.

In case some of you are wondering- this is not a paid advertisement from Nestle, nor am I affiliated with Toll House.  It’s just something that I wanted to do and they were generous enough to join in and help make it possible.   So to the people of Nestle, I thank you.

Toll House Giveaway information Coming TODAY

November 18th, 2010

I mentioned earlier in the week how I was teaming up with the great folks at Nestle and that I was going to be giving away a basket with goodies to help with your holiday baking.

At the time I wrote the entry, I wasn’t sure how it would all come together because I didn’t have the goodies that Nestle had sent me, but now that I do, I’m happy to report that I’ll be giving away THREE instead of one.

Watch this space later today for all the information (including a picture of what you’ll be receiving) and how you need to enter!

The give away will run through the Saturday after Thanksgiving and the drawing made on Sunday. I’ll then try to get everything shipped by Monday or Tuesday at the latest.

Watch this space for more details coming soon!

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