Nov 15

Ralph’s doubling $1 coupons to $2!

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I am just so excited that Ralph’s is doing this great promotion that I just HAD to blog about it! Until 11/25 Ralph’s is doubling coupons that are $1 in value up to $2! That means you can get some even better shopping deals!!! Just a couple of the match ups that I will be snagging before the sale ad ends tomorrow are:

Simply Juice 13.5 oz $1.79
Use $1/1 printable
= Free after doubles

Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, 64-oz. | $1.99
Load: 55¢/1 Blue Diamond e-coupon
- $1/1 Blue Diamond printable coupon (will double to $2/1)
Final Price: FREE + 55¢ profit!

Heinz Gravy .75 (part of Buy 10, Get $5)
Use $1/3 printable coupon
= .25 for 3 after doubles

I got these match ups from Sothern Cali Savers blog. They have a TON of match ups for this promotion and they do weekly match ups for Ralph’s so it’d be another great resource for match ups each week!

On a personal note I am not back to blogging. I wish I were because when I was blogging about coupon match ups I was saving a lot more money and had much more food in my cupboards! But this pregnancy has really been something else! I can’t believe how tired I am! But I only have 14 weeks left until he is due (yes it’s a boy!) and I’ll get my body back! I can’t even begin to imagine what life is going to be like with 3 kids under the age of 5 but I am excited to find out!

I hope you are all doing well and saving money this holiday season!

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Aimee   |  Ralph's   |  11/15/10    |  1 Comment »  |  
Jun 28

An update…

Well I’m still taking my extended break from blogging but I wanted to give you all an update on what’s been happening in our crazy corner of the world. I am still out there bargin hunting  and stockpiling on all the great deals out there thanks to the oh so fabulous bloggers out there! In our family however, we have had a bit of a change we are expecting our 3rd baby next February! That’s right – I’m pregnant! 6 weeks along today to be exact! And unfortunately I’ve already begun my battle with morning sickness (right on schedule of course) and hopefully in about 8 weeks it’ll pass!

We are very excited about the coming addition but I can’t help but think we need to start tightening that budget even more now! Another person to feed will pull even more from our budget and limit our extra’s! To start with the tightening my hubby and I have decided to start using a “cash” system next month. We both think it will help me keep things in check even more.

So do you have 3 kids? How did your life change when you went from 2 to 3?

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Aimee   |  Personal   |  06/28/10    |  6 Comments »  |  
Jun 08

I’m a burnt out blogger…

blogging-breakI’m 3 days away from The MommyTrade’s 1 year anniversary and well I have to tell you- I’m burnt out! You have no idea how much time it takes to keep a blog like this up! I started this blog as a fun hobby and well I think I’m ready to put this hobby on the back burner for a while. (You probably figured that out since I’ve not posted A THING since last week!) I’m sad to pull away “officially” from this blog for a while because really it keeps me in the know of all the great deals and I really do love to tell others about them! But alas it is time for me to take a break.

But even though I’ll be gone for an unknown amount of time I hope you will still keep me in your RSS Feed and still subscribe because you just don’t know when I’ll be back!

I hope you have saved a ton of money and learned a few Tricks of the Trade along the way this past year! I know that I have!

To keep you saving here are a some of my favorite sites that you can subcribe to for some great deals!

Ralph’s Grocery Deals:

Cheif Family Officer

Share the 31 Secret

Stater Brother deals:

Christian Clippers

Share the 31 Secret

Albertsons’ Grocery Deals (Save at Home Mommy)

CVS Deals (Couponer 101)

Fresh & Easy Deals (Deal Fanatic)

Giant Deals (Madame Deals)

Target Deals (Couponer 101)

Rite Aid Deals (Coupons Deals and More)

Vons Deals (Save at Home Mommy)

Food 4 Less Deals (Lovin Life on Less)

Walgreens Deals (CouponGal)

To stay up to date on all the Freebies out there check out Mom’s Fun Money

You can still donate all of your expired Coupons to our Expired Coupon Project. Stay up to date with that project HERE.

If you want some blog recommendations for other topics let me know – I follow a lot of blogs so I probably have a few to share!

Thank you all for reading The MommyTrade and I hope to be back at some point in time!

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Aimee   |  Personal   |  06/08/10    |  5 Comments »  |  
Jun 02

Ralph’s Grocery Deals 6/2-6/8


Ralph’s doubles coupons up to $1 ($0.35 coupon doubles to $0.70, $0.50 doubles to $1 and $0.75 doubles to $1). They only allow you to use one like coupon in each transaction. (i.e. if you have 2 coupons for yogurt and you want both of them doubled you have to use them in 2  separate transactions) The Coupon values shown ALREADY reflects doubling (That means when you are looking for the coupon in the inserts the value may be less then what is shown below).

Non-Coupon Deals:

Ralphs Large 18 Pack Eggs – $1.50

Fresh London Broil, per lb – $1.97

Powerade Sports Drink 32 oz – $0.69

Fresh Red Seedless Grapes, per lb – $0.88

Capri Sun or Kool-Aid Jammers 10 pk - $1.50

Fresh Yellow Nectarines, per lb – $0.99

Melitta Coffee 10.5-11.5 oz, 50% Off

Stouffers Red Box Entree 5-21 oz - $1.50

Ralphs Yogurt 6 oz – $0.40

Doritos Tortilla Chips 11.5-12 oz - $2.18

Aquafina Purified Water 24 pk – $3.50

Fresh Jumbo Red Delicious Apples, per lb – $0.99

SoBe or SoBe Lifewater 20 oz – $0.88

Health/Beauty Offer:

$5/$5 or $1 each – discount taken at register. Limit 3 offers per household.

Colgate Total Toothpaste 4.2-6.4 oz – $1
Use: $1 /1 (05-23 SS )
Final Price: FREE

Colgate Regular or Wave/Pro Toothbrush – $1
Use: $1 /1 (05-23 SS )
Final Price: FREE

Coupon Deals:

Hansens All Natural Soda 6 pk – Buy 1 Get 1 Free
Use: $1 /2 Natural Cane or Diet variety (05-23 SS )
Final Price: Varies

SoyJoy Bar 1 ct – $1
Use: $1 /2 (05-23 SS )
Final Price: $0.50

Lysol Household Cleaners, 33% Off
Use: $1 /1 (05-23 SS )
Final Price: Varies

Red Baron Pizza 7-22 oz- $3.33
Use: $1 /1 (05-23 SS )
Final Price: $2.33

Wish -Bone Salad Dressing 16 oz – $1.50
Use: $1.25 /2 (05-23 RP )
Final Price: $0.88

Nabisco Snack Crackers 7-10 oz – $1.88
Use: $1 /2 (05-16 SS)
Final Price: $1.38

Surf Laundry Detergent 40 ld – $2.99
Use: $2 /1 (05-16 RP )
Final Price: $0.99

Snuggle 70-80 ct or 32 ld – $2.99
Use: $1 /1 (05-16 RP )
Final Price: $1.99

All Liquid Laundry Detergent 32 ld – $2.99
Use: $1 /2 (05-16 RP )
Final Price: $2.49

General Mills Honey Nut Cheerios 24-25.5 oz- $2.99
Use: $1 /2 (05-02 SS & Printable at & Smartsource Plus Loadable at CellFire)
Final Price: $2.49

Stouffers Lean Cuisine 5-21 oz  - $1.30
Use: $1 /5 (05-02 SS )
Final Price: $1.10 each

Jennie -O Turkey Store Fresh Products 14-20 oz- Buy 1 Get 1 Free
Use: $1 /2 (04-18 SS )
Final Price: Varies

Jimmy Dean Cooked Links 9.6-16 oz – $2.50
Use: $1 /1 (04-11 RP )
Final Price: $1.50

Welchs Fruit Juice Cocktail (dairy) 64 oz – $2.29
Use: $1 /1 (03-14 SS )
Final Price: $1.29


Ralphs has a Rewards Program that allows you to earn “points” for every purchase you make. You get a $5 rewards certificate for every 500 points you collects. The Rewards certificates are mailed out 4 times a year.(You must sign up for a rewards card in order to earn these points).

You can also find additional printable coupons here and here. (Printing coupons from my links to, RedPlum CoolSavings or from my sidebar helps to support The MommyTrade – Happy Printing!)

New to Couponing? Click Here

Need to know the abbreviations? Click Here

Click Here to read Ralph’s Coupon Policy.

Too see all the coupon match ups for Ralph’s ad this week I recommend visiting and using the passport code: g92ro1

Don’t have Ralph’s where you live? Check out BeCentsAble’s Grocery Gathering for other stores!

This deal is also featured at Drugstore Divas’ Supermarket Social!

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Aimee   |  Ralph's   |  06/02/10    |  1 Comment »  |  
May 31

Fresh & Easy 5/26

Fresh & Easy

Thanks to Daisy at the Deal Fanatic for swapping deals with me and providing highlights of the deals at Fresh & Easy!

New to Fresh & Easy?  Make sure to check out their video HERE.  Make sure to sign up HERE to receive those $5 off $25 & $10 off $50 discount coupons and other great coupons with newsletter. When doing your weekly shopping those truly help!  For all the store deals in your area:

NV Flyer
CA Flyer
AZ Flyer

You can find the rest of the Fresh & Easy deals HERE at The Deal Fanatic!

$.98 – always this great price!
$2/4 – F&E Blackberries, Blueberries or Raspberries {I can see a yummy cake with these}

$1.19 – Earth First Paper Towels
$1.99 – F&E Dish Liquid 28 fl oz

$2.19 – F&E Milk 1 gallon
$3.99 – F&E Block or Shrredded Cheese – 1 lbs

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Aimee   |  Fresh & Easy   |  05/31/10    |  No Comments »  |  
May 31

Giant Deals 5/28

logo_giantThanks to Madame Deals for these highlights. To see all the rock bottom deals this week go HERE! If you are new to shopping at Giant Foods it will be good to know that they double coupons up to $0.99!

Vlasic Relish (9-10 oz.), $1
$0.55/1 Vlasic printable
$0.55/1 Select Vlasic Items, exp. 8-31-10 (ALL YOU June ‘10)
FREE after double coupon

Van Camp’s Baked Beans (28 oz.), $1
$0.50/1 Van Camp’s Beans, exp. 6-30-10 (SS 05/16/10)
FREE after double coupon

Kellogg’s Cereal, $1.50 (Must Buy 4)
– Raisin Bran, Frosted Flakes, Corn Pops, Apple Jacks, Rice Krispies, Cocoa Krispies

$1/2 Kellogg’s Cereals printable or printable
$1.50/3 Kellogg’s Cereals, exp. 7-4-10 (RP 05/23/10)
As low as $1 ea.  wyb 4 after two coupons

Softsoap Liquid Soap, $0.99
$0.40/1 Softsoap Hand Soap printable
$.19 ea. after double coupon

Halls Cough Drops, $0.99
$0.50/1 Halls Cough Drops, exp. 5-31-10 (ALL YOU Mar ‘10)
$1/1 Halls Cough Drops, exp. 5-30-10 (SS 03/28/10 #2)
FREE after coupon


You can also find additional printable coupons here and here. (Printing coupons from my links to, RedPlum, CoolSavings or from my sidebar helps to support The MommyTrade – Happy Printing!)

New to Couponing? Click Here

Need to know the abbreviations? Click Here

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Aimee   |  Giant   |  05/31/10    |  No Comments »  |  
May 31

Rite Aid Deals 5/28-6/3

Rite_Aid Thanks to Coupons Deals and More for the deals at Rite Aid this week! Here are my favorites  – to see all the deals go HERE.

If you’re new to shopping at a Rite Aid you can get a tutorial on how to shop there HERE.

Stayfree $1.99 – $2 manufacturer coupon (from the 3/28/10 RP insert) = FREE!

Soft & Beautiful or Botanicals Relaxer Kit $4.99 – $4 SCR = 99¢

ob Tampons $1.99 – $1 manufacturer coupon (from the 4/25/10 SS insert) = 99¢

Huggies Diapers and Training Pants $8.99 – $2 SCR – $3 printable - $1 May adperk coupon = $2.99
Plus qualifies for SCR #800
If you are in the Harrisburg, Greensboro, Buffalo and Florence AL markets, +UP is giving a $11.99 bottom of CRT coupon through 6/12/10 WYB 3 huggies.
(3) x $8.99
= $26.97
- $5/$25 RA coupon
= $21.97
- (3) $1 adperk coupons
- (3) $3 coupons
= $9.97
- $2 SCR
= $7.97 + Receive $11.99 off anything +UP coupon. Harrisburg, Greensboro, Buffalo and Florence AL markets ONLY


Are you new to shopping at Rite Aid? Click here to learn about shopping for good deal at Rite Aid.

You can also find additional printable coupons here and here. (Printing coupons from my links to, RedPlum, CoolSavings or from my sidebar helps to support The MommyTrade – Happy Printing!)

New to Couponing? Click Here

Need to know the abbreviations? Click Here

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Aimee   |  Rite Aid   |  05/31/10    |  1 Comment »  |  
May 31

CVS 5/30-6/5

You can find all of the this weeks deals for CVS at Couponer 101.

CVS deals do vary regionally some weeks – be sure to compare your local ad with the deals listed below and at Couponer 101.

Extra Care Bucks (ECB) Deals:

Ban invisible solid 2.6oz $2.99
$2 ECB
$1 SS 4/18$.75 printable
Final: Free

Suave shampoo, conditioner 12-22.5oz, styler 9-11oz or body wash 12oz 3/$6
$2 ECB wyb 3
$0.50 RP 5/23
$0.75/2 RP 5/23
$0.50/2 RP 5/23
Final: $3/2+

Pantene Pro-V shampoo, conditioner 12.6-13.5oz or styler 1.9-11.5oz 2/$6.97
$2 ECB wyb 2
$1.00/2 PG 5/2
$1 PG 5/2
Final: $2.97/2+

Buy One Get One Free:

Sundown, Ester-C Vitamins, Disney or Marvel Kids Gummies (no price listed)
$3/2 Sundown printable
$1/1 Sundown printable ; RP 5/23, 3/7
$2 off Ester C printable

Lysol No Touch Hand Soap System $7.99
$3/1 SS 5/2
Final: $4.99

J&J Reach floss 30-100yds or Access flosser 28ct.
Buy One Get One Free up to $3.99 RP  1/3
$1 RP 1/3, 3/7, 5/16, 10/18/09, 6/14/09

Clean & Clear products average price $4.99
$2/1 printable
Final: 2/$3.47


If you are new to shopping at CVS Click here to learn about shopping for good deal at CVS.

You can also find additional printable coupons here and here. (Printing coupons from my links to, RedPlum, CoolSavings or from my sidebar helps to support The MommyTrade – Happy Printing!)

New to Couponing? Click Here

Need to know the abbreviations? Click Here

Do you see any other deals? If so leave a comment below!

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Aimee   |  CVS   |  05/31/10    |  No Comments »  |  
May 28

Friday Freebies


Freebie Friday is brought to you by Katie a Moms Fun Money. Check out those below and then go HERE to see even more freebies!
Click on the images below to take advantage of the freebies!


Free Nivea Happy Sensation Body Lotion Sample – won’t last long!


Free O’Neal Motocross Sticker


Free Photo Magnet – Click Link Below (You will have to pay $1 shipping) One suggestion was to put important phone #s on the magnet and use on your fridge


Free Pantene Hair Care Sample


Free Thong from American Apparel when you sign up for their e-mails


Free Sunscreen from MagnaCare (Facebook)


Free Movie Rental from Blockbuster Express Rental Kiosks Use code GL14A through June 30th


Free Life Along a Prairie River Poster


Free Arm & Hammer Toothpaste sample


Free 7 Day Supply of Nature Made Fish Oil (click on Picture)  They also have these offers:

::Free samples of NatureMade Chewable Vitamin D3

::Free samples of NatureMade Cholest Off

Free Bag of Pop Chips at Jamba Juice – click below for coupon


Free Christian Audio Book Downloads for Bloggers


Free Gillette Proglide Razor –  Next opportunity is Wed. 5/26 @ 3pm EST


Free Limeade Sparkler at Taco Bell – Coupon expires 7 days after printing


Free Playtex Tampon Sample

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May 27

Grill Daddy Winner!

Congrat’s to commenter #14: Jaime at I am a Money Magnet!! You won the Grill Daddy!

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