Monthly Archives: March 2011

Safeway Petpals Coupons

If you have pets or buy food and other supplies for pet charities, you definitely want to keep an eye open for the winter 2011 Safeway Petpals booklet with $25 worth of coupons inside. The best part is that all the coupons in this petpals booklet are Safeway store coupons which means they can be stacked with manufacturer coupons to save even more money. I found mine near the exit. You may need to ask customer service if they have … Continue reading

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Safeway Fresh Ideas Magazine February Coupons

The next time you are in the produce section at Safeway, take a look around for the current monthly issue of Fresh Ideas magazine. While the coupons I have found in this monthly 8 page paper probably won’t get you any food for free, the coupons are often for food that you often don’t see coupons for elsewhere. The February issue has the following 4 coupons: $1.00 off 1 Mann’s vegetable party trays $1.00 off 1 Bella Sun Luci sun … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Cooking Creme Coupon

On your next visit to Safeway, be sure to wander by the pasta aisle to see if they have placed out a $1.50 off 1 Philadelphia cooking creme coupon. If they do, be sure to grab a few for yourself. Even though the cooking creme is found in the refrigerator section, this coupon is found by the pasta. The coupon is good until 5/31/2011. I’ve seen the coupon displayed in some stores, but not in others. This is a new … Continue reading

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Free Trident Gum at Safeway

There is a possible opportunity to get free Trident gum this week at Safeway. Yesterday while I was buying 225 boxes of fruit snacks for the local food bank, I noticed a large cardboard displaynear one of the cash registers for three new types of Trident Vitality gum: Vigorate, Rejuve and Awaken. On this display was a tearpad with buy one get one free coupons (up to $1.69 value) on it. The terarpad was in the middle of the display … Continue reading

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Free or Cheap Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks

I just got back from Safeway and I was able to purchase 60 boxes of Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks for free. Even if you don’t have any coupons, you should be able to purchase 5 boxes of fruit snacks for $0.45 tomorrow (Tuesday 3/8) The key is that the Catalina machines are printing out two coupons when you purchase 5 boxes of Betty Crocker fruit snacks. One is a manufacturer coupon for $1.50 off 3 Betty Crocker fruit snacks The … Continue reading

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Product Rebates

I will state up front that I am not a big rebate fan. Since one of the main objectives I have with couponing is to make it as easy and painless as possible, rebates usually don’t fit with this goal. Even when the food will end up free after the rebate, the amount of extra effort it will take usually makes me decide to pass the vast majority of the time. It just isn’t fun for me to gather all … Continue reading

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Dirty Shopping Carts

How dirty are grocery shopping carts? A lot dirtier than you probably think. According to Professor Charles Gerba, a University of Arizona researcher, half of those shopping carts you grab have E. coli bacteria on them and nearly three-fourths (72%) have fecal bacteria. Gerba swabbed the handles of 85 grocery carts in four states for bacterial contamination to come up with his finding. If that sounds like a lot of fecal matter to you, you’d be correct. That is more … Continue reading

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