August 2010

Week in Savings 8/25 – 8/31

by Gina on August 31, 2010

Here is a brief summary of some things we did to save/make a buck this week:

  1. Won $25 Sam’s Club Giftcard blog Giveaway
  2. Won Bondi Bands blog giveaway
  3. Won Sleepwear blog giveaway
  4. Sold more maternity wear on eBay (more than $250 in total profits over the past three weeks!)
  5. Picked up my Fekkai Freebie from Saks 5th Ave ($23 value)
  6. Received $18 in rebates
  7. Fixed our fish tank pump with an $11 part instead of purchasing a new $100 pump!
  8. Participated in more surveys – earned $5 Amazon gift code from Lightspeed Panel
  9. Recieved free t-shirt in the mail from Graco
  10. Received other freebies in the mail like John Frieda, Origins, and Oistad

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Tuesday, Aug 31st Allure Giveaways!

by Gina on August 31, 2010

Today is the LAST DAY to enter for the Allure Giveaways!

Every weekday in August beginning at noon EST., enter for a chance to win loads of phenomenal beauty and fashion loot—a whopping 32,358 items, to be exact. There are two easy ways to win—by scan tag and at allure.com/freestuff.

You will not know if you won until these items show up in your mailbox, but many people have reported that they were able to win many products during the similar promo last year and were getting things regularly between October and January!

You must enter each hour for a chance to win – winners are selected among the first to enter for each giveaway! Have fun!

  1. NoonTopshop leather-and-metal kitten heels ($190)1
  2. 1:00 Ambi Skincare Fade Cream Normal Skin ($4.99) – 500
  3. 2:00 – Rusk Radical Thickening and Texturizing Crème ($13)500
  4. 3:00 – Clarins Wonder Perfect Mascara in Wonder Black ($24) – 100
  5. 4:00 – Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk ($18) – 250
  6. 5:00Oscar Blandi Pronto Gloss Instant Glossing Cream ($19) – 15
  7. 6:00 – Organix Rejuvenating Cherry Blossom Ginseng Conditioner

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$25 Safeway GC Giveaway! LAST CHANCE

August 31, 2010

Today is the LAST DAY to enter to win a $25 Safeway Gift Card provided by My Blog Spark and Box Tops for Education! Contest ends at 8pm EST and right now entries are still pretty low! Head on over HERE to throw your name in the hat!

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FREE Energizer Rechargeable Batteries!

August 31, 2010

The first 30,000 individuals to “like” Energizer on Facebook and sign up for this freebie will receive a coupon in the mail from Energizer for a FREE 4 pack of AA Rechargeable Batteries! While you are there, don’t forget to “like” The Crave to $ave on Facebook as well! Thanks, Common Sense with Money!

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Review of Corelle from CSN Stores!

August 28, 2010

After five wonderful years of marriage…and two cheaply made sets of dishes, my husband and I were left with a slew of dinnerware sporting lots of cracks and chips, which led to having mismatched pieces. While searching for a solution to the problem, I found Corelle Dinnerware! The dinnerware Corelle offers is so durable that […]

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Stayed Tuned for an Upcoming Review of CSN Stores!

August 27, 2010

Stay tuned for an upcoming review of a product from CSN Stores (as well as a giveaway in late September)! They carry everything from furniture to cookware and feature popular brands such as Corelle!

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Fri, Aug 27th Allure Giveaways!

August 27, 2010

Every weekday in August beginning at noon EST., enter for a chance to win loads of phenomenal beauty and fashion loot—a whopping 32,358 items, to be exact. There are two easy ways to win—by scan tag and at allure.com/freestuff. You will not know if you won until these items show up in your mailbox, but […]

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TGIF! It’s Mega SWAGBUCKS DAY!!!

August 27, 2010

Every Friday is Mega Swag Bucks Day! Why is this so great? Well… every few weeks I am able to snag FREE Amazon.com e-gift cards just for performing my normal online searches because swag bucks rewards their members with random swag bucks just for doing something we would be doing anyway. On Fridays, there is […]

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Instant Win Roundup! 8/26

August 26, 2010

Every week I will post a reminder about the cool instant win games that are available! These are sweeps that tell you right away whether or not you have won and there are many different prizes to win, making them, well…more winnable! Biore Skincare 2 Week Challenge. Biore is giving away lots of free products […]

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Did you get your Fekkai freebie???

August 26, 2010

I did!!! I stopped by Saks 5th Avenue today on my lunch hour and picked up a free full size bottle of the straightening balm ($23 value!). This deal is for Facebook fans and only good today. Just pre-register by filling out the form HERE and take it to your local Saks by end of […]

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