Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Wordless Wednesday for Sept. 1st

Follow Me Back Tuesday Blog Hop for August 31st

Hello everyone! It's that time of the week again for Follow Me Back Tuesday. This is a great way to visit other blogs and get some new blogging friends! Here's how it works:

LittleYayas 

  1. Follow all Hosts' blogs 1 - 5 on the Linky (leave them a comment and they will follow you back - only leave a comment if you follow please)
  2. Make a post about FMBT and add that link to the Linky
  3. Follow as many blogs as you would like (Leave a comment so they can follow you back)
Remember! When you receive a comment from a new follower  return the favor and follow them back. It only takes a few minutes.

Check back every Tuesday at 12:00 AM ET to link up at any of the 4 host blogs. The guest host (#5) will be changed weekly. See you there!



Friday, August 27, 2010

My Shutterfly Experience

When I need to create a photo project, whether it be a photo card, greeting card, or photo book I always seem to turn to Shutterfly.com. Before them, I had no experience with ordering photo projects. I have been a customer of theirs a little over a year, when I joined and created my first project - my daughter's birth announcements. After receiving them in the mail, I was hooked and ordered a photo book of my daughter's birth. That too was better than I'd expected . It seems like over the course of the year, I received offers for items that were too good to turn down and to date I have placed nine orders and am planning on making my tenth before the end of this month. So if you think about it, I make an order almost every month and as a stay-at-home parent, that says a lot.
The Mother's Day card I made for my mother
I love being able to purchase quality keepsakes and gifts without hurting my family's income and Shutterfly continues to keep the savings and the quality coming. I have tried other companies during their deals, and none match the quality of Shutterfly. Many family members have received something I created from Shutterfly and are amazed at them.

I have the ideas (and the photos, of course) and Shutterfly helps me make them into beautiful projects. It's easy to upload photos and create projects, but the best way to show you is by trying it out yourself.

Here are a few project ideas to get you started:
Photo Christmas Cards
Party Invitations
Birth Announcements

Have fun and stay tuned for another special post next week about Shutterfly!

Free Software from Amazon

Hello everyone! Amazon has two free offers for downloadable software valued at $50 each! This offer can end at anytime so be sure to purchase them now. You can go back later and download them to your computer.



Note: If you get to the page and it states the the software is "currently unavailable" then the free offer has expired for now.

Friday Blog Hops


My Wee View


Follow Along Fridays




Welcome new visitors. This is Young Wife and Mom, a blog about freebies, deals and family. I hope you'll stay awhile and look around. Next week I will be adding a few extra things around here and hope you'll come back and check them out. My GFC isn't working today since we're transitioning to my own domain, but feel free to use my Networked Blogs button to follow. 

Thanks! 


~ Tiffany




Freebie Friday for August 27th

Hello everyone! This has been an exciting week for me. Hubby purchased me my own domain at youngwifeandmom.com! I have it worked out so you can enter either address (blogspot.com) or the (.com) and still end up on this blog, so if you've bookmarked my site or use my blog button it won't affect you. If you're like me and end up typing in the address every time hoping the internet history will kick in, I think you'll appreciate the change lol! 

I also purchased some business supplies and have begun some monetization efforts to stream some income to my family. I will post more about those next week. I promise everything I add to the blog will be with companies I have had good experiences with, most of which will be family and savings oriented.

I'm also going to be expanding the family section of this blog to include things like low cost meals, tips, and other things that we can come up with. If you have any ideas of something that you would like to see, please feel free to leave me a comment or email me using the "contact me" section. I really appreciate it.

On to the freebies and deals this week:
  • Shutterfly users: Check your emails for a special offer code for a free 8x8 hardcover photo book ($29.99) value. Exp 9/1. Cool tip: If you use their Simple Path autofill feature you can get photos of you from Facebook friends accounts. I did one for my sister-in-law's wedding using pictures from my mother-in-law's photo album. It'll make a great surprise!
  •  ArtsCow is giving away Personalized Memo Pads to the first 2,000 daily. This is similar to their free mousepad offer last month and is a great way to test out their products. Shipping is included and if you share your ordered product on Facebook to your friends, you can earn up to $1 to be used on your next order. Create yours here and then share it here.
  •  All-Bran 7 Day Promise Pack here
  • Oxy Clinical Sample using code "WOMANSDAY" here. Allow 2-3 wks.
  •  A few magazine subscriptions:
    1. Seventeen digital subscription here which you can read online or download for later reading. You will also get the chance to get free "ISLANDS" and "NYLON" digital magazine subscriptions during checkout.
    2. Car and Driver here
    3. Spin here
  • A few promotional codes for Pampers Gifts to Grow:
    1. CAREFORNEWBORNS
    2. GTG5FREEPOINTS0810
    3. GTGCOUPONPOINTS 
    Some of the rewards have been discounted so be sure to check them out while you're there.
  • Still Available from A Story Before Bedtime: "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" and "Xander and the Wind" recordable stories here and here.
Coupons and Rebates:
  • Printable coupon for a free small popcorn this weekend 8/27-8/29 at Regal Cinemas here. 
  • $12 value in Dryel and other coupons by mail here. Select "Mail My Coupons" and you will receive them in 4-6 wks. Request yours here.
  • Dryel free after rebate: Purchase from Walmart by 8/31 and submit rebate here by 9/31.
Deals:
  • 3 - 5x7 Greeting cards from Shutterfly for around $1.06 shipped ($.99 plus tax.)  Use code "SUMMERCARDS." These do not have to be the same design. I'm using mine for Love, Anniversary, and a Thank You card. Create yours here. Exp 9/1.
  • Looking for a cheap date away from home? Chili's has a deal for $20 which includes an appetizer and 2 entrees. Check out the choices here. Then,
  • Groupon has $4 movie tickets from Fandango here. 1 per person (just have hubby sign up for an account too. This is about $2 or more less than most matinees. Going to a Regal Theater? Be sure to use that small popcorn coupon and keep the savings going!
That's all I have for you today. Be sure to come back on Monday to check out some of the new stuff on Young Wife and Mom! Take Care.
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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Super Deal Right Now at SWIRL.com!

Hello everyone!

Right Now, Swirl is having a sale on American Apparel clothing - up tpo 50% off. Then purchase 3 items and get free shipping (Normally $9.95 or more). Tanks starts at $10 and Tees start at $11. There are also dresses, skirts, leggings, etc. Use coupon code "LUVSWIRL" at checkout to recieve an additional $20 off (if this is your first purchase only or maybe you could try "NYMAG20" but no guarantees.) 

Best deal scenario, score3 American Apparel tanks for $10!
  • Tank 1 - $10
  • Tank 2 - $10
  • Tank 3 - $10
  • Tax (CA & NY only)
  • Shipping - Free
  • Coupon "LUVSWIRL" - $20
  • Total $10!

Ships in 1-2 business days! If you like this post and decide to shop there please use my referral link here to join SWIRL and pass the savings on to me!


Still on the fence, read my original post on SWIRL below.
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Follow Me Back Tuesday for August 24th

Hello everyone! It's that time of the week again for Follow Me Back Tuesday. Here's how it works:

LittleYayas


  1. Follow all Hosts blogs 1 - 5 on the Linky (leave them a comment and they will follow u back - only leave a comment if you follow please)
  2. Make a post about FMBT and add that link to the Linky
  3. Follow as many blogs as you would like (Leave a comment so they can follow you back)

Remember! When you receive a comment from a new follower  return the favor and follow them back. It only takes a few minutes.

Check back every Tuesday at 12:00 AM ET to link up at any of the 4 host blogs. The guest host will be changed weekly. See you there!



Monday, August 23, 2010

Free Movie Ticket for Labor Day Weekend!!

Here's another great deal for us today! ShopAtHome, a cash back rebate company (similar to ebates) is giving away a free movie ticket to anyone who enters thier Free Flicks Weekend promtion. This ticket will be good for any movie Labor Day Weekend via a Fandango.com coupon code.


OFFICIAL RULES:


"TO ENTER: you must “Like” ShopAtHome.com or Follow us on Twitter (@ShopAtHome). Then, fill out your information, and join the millions of ShopAtHome.com members AND download the ShopAtHome.com Toolbar for FREE!
But hurry… giveaway ends 8/24!
Eligible winners will be posted on Friday, August 27th – look for winners post! After verifying your email address by Monday, August 30th, codes will be mailed to the email you enter the giveaway with.
Make sure to SHARE this promotion with your friends and family!
Winners will be notified via email after the contest ends, so remember to add ShopAtHome@ShopAtHomeNews.com to your safelist!"
This is a very easy promotion. I completed one of these similar promotions with ShopAtHome back in May or June and used my ticket to see Sex and The City 2. I did have to check my spam folder so be sure to add their address so you don't miss it. Note: You have to leave the toolbar installed for at least a week to remain eligible. Other than that you're good to go.


If you're signing up through Facebook (I did) go here. From Twitter, go here.



And remember this giveaway closes on August 24, 2010 @ 11:59 pm (MDT)

Mailbox Monday for August 23rd

Hello everyone! Hope you had a great weekend. Here are the goodies that I have received this week.

-Free in My Mailbox-
Dunkin Donuts birthday coupon for free medium beverage
Squiz business cards
More Magazine

-Free in My Inbox-
$10 off at ShoeBuy
 
$15 Survey Credit from Kodak Gallery
 $10 Amazon VOD Credit 
Cosmo digital issue
Harpers Bazaar digital issue
Parenting digital issue

Birthday Emails:
$10 Dave and Busters Game Play
Baskin Robbins coupon for free scoop
O'Charleys $5 off
Fudd Rucker's Birthday Burger
Red Robin Burger
IHOP Free breakfast
Denny's Free Grandslam
Logan's free Fudgeslide
Arby's Free Milkshake
TGI Friday's FREE Dessert
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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Upcoming Deals this Week

Hello everyone!
Here are several deals that will be available this week, most of which will not make it to my Friday post.

Now until Tuesday, 8/24:
Zappos is giving everyone a free VIP membership whch includes free overnight shipping. Sign up here

Daily until Sunday, 9/5:
 
Arts Cow is giving away free personalized memo pads to the first 2,000 here. This includes shipping and is a great way to test them out if you haven't purchased from Arts Cow before.

Sunday, 8/22 9pm - Monday, 8/23 at 9pm: 
Listen to Katy Perry's new album "Teenage Dream" here before it hits shelves Tuesday.

Wednesday, 8/25:
Walgreens posted this ad on Facebook so you may want to fan them before then here.

Expiring Offers:
  • Picaboo 20pg photo book with code "FREEBK" Exp. 8/31 here
  •  Shutterfly's 3 free greeting cards with code "SUMMERCARDS" Exp. 9/1 here

Friday, August 20, 2010

Freebie Friday for August 20th!

Hello everyone! Hope your week has went well. Wow, I still can't believe that its my birthday tomorrow. Shhh don't tell anyone lol! Anyways, Here are the best freebies and deals that I could find for us this week. Enjoy!
-Freebies-
  • Children's Car Seat ID Tag from My Precious Kid here.
  • Jillian Michael’s workout video downloads here. Other trainer videos here.
  • Post-it durable tabs and label pads sample here.
  • Post-it Super Sticky Notes sample and $1 off printable coupon here.
  • Samples of Playtex Sport, Emergen-C, and Prevacid 24hr at Walmart here.
  • Pampered Chef celebrity cookbook download here.
  • College Students get a "Love your body" membership at the Body Shop. Get details here.
  • Funny business cards from Starbucks here.
  • National Geographic download of the "Small book of Big Fun" plus an offer to get the "Big Book of Fun" with qualifying purchase here.
-Deals-
  • 12 FREE cards from Shutterfly with the coupon code "PICKONE" and just pay shipping which varies from $2.49 to $5.99. You can choose several different sizes of folded cards or photo cards. Login and go to your account. Then locate the special offers and enter the code. Exp 8/22. Make your cards here.
  • 3 FREE 5×7 Folded Photo Greeting Cards from Shutterfly with the coupon code "SUMMERCARDS" and just pay shipping of $.99 plus tax. Exp 9/1. Make your cards here.
  • Free Anti-Aging haircolor and developer at Sally's Beauty Supply online. Just pay shipping. Get all details here.
  • Christian eBooks under $1 here
That's all I have for you today. Keep in mind that today is also Mega Swag Bucks day so be sure to use Swagbucks.com as your search engine to get all those high bills today! I already redeemed five$5 Amazon giftcards this month! Don't forget the daily polls, toolbar, survey visit and No Obligation Special Offers are an easy 4 swagbucks daily! Have a great weekend; I know I will!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Snapfish Freebie

Image representing Snapfish as depicted in Cru...Image via CrunchBase
Hello everyone! Sorry for being away for a while. We ared offically moved in to the new apartment, but there are still many boxes in need of unpacking. I'm hoping to have them done and out of sight by tomorrow or Thursday with hubby's help. 

Anyways, today is the last day of a GREAT photo deal from Snapfish. Especially if you've had a recent event where lots of photos were taken! Create an 8x10 photo collage for free (no shipping costs!) today by 11:59pm using coupon code "GRANDSHIP." This code also provides free shipping on all other purchases today. I took advantage of the 20 free credits I had in my account and added them to the collage order (since any other day I would have to pay a shipping charge.) The collage can hold up to 20 photos and can be customized in color, title fonts, etc. I used mine to display some of my daughter's first birthday pics!

Steps:
  1. Go here and sign in
  2. Create your collage
  3. Add any other items (optional)
  4. Checkout
  5. On address page you will see a box to enter the coupon code
  6. Wait for it to arrive!
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Monday, August 16, 2010

Mailbox Monday for Aug. 16th

Here are the stuff that I got for free the past two weeks: ~In My Mailbox~ Smore's Ultimate Prize pack (via Mom Bloggers Club & Hersey's) Covergirl Queen Collection full size bronzer (via Facebook) Veria lip balm (via contest) ~In My Inbox~ Mable's Meals Menu Parents Digital Magazine Seventeen Digital Magazine ~Around Town~ McDonalds Berry Smoothie (via Parade Newspaper coupon) 8 pc nuggets at Chick fil A with purchase of Lg fries (via text message club) Now just to finish unpacking and hopping back on the web to find freebies for my new home! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Monday, August 9, 2010

Moving Week!

Hello everyone!

Just a little note to tell you that I'm in the process of moving into a new apartment this week and will not be able to commit to posting anything this week. I'm hoping to still get in the Freebie Friday post since I saw that last weeks list never made it when I thought it did (my error - I saved it instead of publishing it) Make sure you follow me on Twitter and you'll be notified as soon as a post is made!

Have a great day! =)

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

HOT Shoe Deal at JC Penneys!

The big deal buzzing today is JCP.com new coupon "TEN4YOU" which takes $10 off your purchase of $10 or more. In addition, all shoes have free shipping until Sept. 6th! I purchased shoes from the clearance section and got a pair of $40 (original price) heels for $5.34 SHIPPED!

Here's how it worked:
$40 orig. turned to $14.99 on clearance - $10 coupon = $4.99 + $.35 tax + free shipping = $5.34 total!

Super excited! I'm considering these an early birthday present for me (it's later this month!) So whatever hubby has planned I will be ready! Now, just to find an outfit LOL.

Not in the mood for heels? Here's some other deals on women's and kids shoes I found:
  • Women's flat sandals start at $11. With the coupon and free shipping, pay around $1.07 shipped.
  • Children's sandals start at $10.99. With coupon and free shipping pay around $1.06 shipped
Happy Shoe Shopping and Have a great evening!

Wordless Wednesday


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Follow Me Back Tuesday

Hello everyone! It's that time of the week again for Follow Me Back Tuesday. Here's how it works:


LittleYayas


  1. Follow all Hosts blogs 1 - 5 on the Linky (leave them a comment & they will follow u back- only leave a comment if you follow please)
  2. Make a post about FMBT and add that link to the Linky
  3. Follow as many blogs as you would like (Leave a comment so they can follow you back)

Remember! When you receive a comment from a new follower  return the favor and follow them back. It only takes a few minutes.

Check back every Tuesday at 12:00 AM ET to link up at any of the 4 host blogs. See you there!





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Monday, August 2, 2010

Deal News!!

Hello everyone!

There are some great deals tjat won't make it to my freebie friday list. So, I have them here for you today.


  1. Grand opening sale at Pretty Little Studio which specializes in Vintage scrapbooking items. Use coupon code "5DOLLARS" for $5 off $5 (just pay shipping. They are not currently shipping for my region so I opted for the digital cut outs and tags which are available for immediate download.

    Here is what I bought:
    • Little People Vintage Tags - $2.49
    • Vintage Owl Cutout - $.99
    • Rainy Day Cutout - $.99
    • Mary Had a Little Lamb Cutout - $.99Total: $5.46 - $5 coupon = $.46!! via Paypal

      This offer expires tomorrow August 3rd. Order here.
  1. Swagbucks has new easy offers available on the homepage.
    • Slideshow: Tippr offer for 17 sb's (signing up for local deal emails) Takes up to 24hr
    • Special Offers sliding widget: videos from Adidas 5sb, Cola 7sb, Bing 2 sb, Kia 3sb = 17sb total!


  2. Today only you can print a coupon for a free package of Nabisco cookies when you buy one packages of their cookies and a gallon on milk. Go to their Facebook page and click the "Cookies & Milk" tab to print the coupon by 11:59 pm. The actual coupon expires 8/20. Get yours here.

Mailbox Monday

Hello everyone!

Here is my goodies from the past week. I love saving money and getting free stuff (Who doesn't?) 
 


In My Mailbox
  • Playtex Gentle Glide Sample pack from Walmart.com
  • Birthday Card from Toys'R'Us
In My Inbox
  • Digital issue of Working Mother magazine
  • Digital issue of Elle
  • Digital issue of Harpers Bazaar
  • Digital issue of Black Enterprise
  • Birthday coupon from Monkey Joes
  • Birthday coupon from Baskin Robbins
  • Birthday coupon from IHOP
  • Birthday coupon from Red Robin 
  • Birthday coupon from Kmart Birthday Club 
  • $10 e-gift certificate to ShoeBuy.com 
 Be sure to come back for deals and especially Freebie Friday!
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