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Posted: July 1, 2011
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I love Panera Bread!

I ate there regularly when I lived in Florida. So sad there are none near me in Utah – I think they would be super busy and do well here!  Anyways, I just wanted to tell you about the Panera rewards program and it’s awesome.   As soon as you register your My Panera card online (or sign up if you don’t have one yet), get a FREE Panera Bread pastry or sweet or Free Espresso Drink/Smoothie on your next visit!

The coupons are automatically loaded on your card so you don’t even have to print it.   If you don’t have  a card yet you’ll get a temporary one to print and use.

(Thanks, Give Me Neither!)

Posted: June 27, 2011
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Fast Fixins and Redbox have teamed up to giveaway a year of free redbox rentals! 52 movie rentals total.  To enter:

Head to the Kids Night In page and scroll down to near the bottom of the page and find the “Get Started Now” button.    Then all you have to do is upload a photo of your favorite family movie moment.  Here’s some ideas:

Remember you want to be creative! They will pick the most creative photo!

Have your kids hold up their favorite family movie

Dress up as your favorite movie character

Take a photo of your kids picking out a Redbox Movie

Take a photo next to the Fast Fixin’ Display at your local grocery store holding a movie.

A picture of your family on the couch watching a movie

Stick a bag of Fast Fixin’ in your photo somewhere – *my guess is this will help your chances of winning, but I know you qualify even if you don’t do this.

    Coupon: Right now when you “like” Fast Fixins’ on Facebook you can get a $1/1 coupon!   Many Walmart’s have coupons on the packages for free redbox movie rentals too!

    Cuckoo for Coupon Deals readers – ONE lucky reader is going to win A Fast Fixin Kids Night Out Pack which includes:

    $25 Walmart Giftcard

    4 Free Redbox Rentals

    8 Free Fast Fixin’ coupons

      This is a sponsored giveaway



      Posted: June 23, 2011
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      I would love to go to BlogHer and learn more about how to make my blog better. Could you go to this BlogHer entry form page and look for my tip (as shown below) and click on it then click on Done. That’s all you have to do to vote for my tip, the top 6 votes get to go to BlogHer!

      Vote for my tip:

      Sales are seasonal! During the summertime, you can expect the following items to be at their lowest price throughout the year: Air conditioners, craft supplies, sodas, hotdogs, hamburger meat (buy in bulk and freeze it), condiments, fresh fish, vegetables, linens, and breakfast foods (cold cereal-juice-waffles-etc) to name a few. By knowing which time of the year items go on sale in stores and online, you can time your purchases and reap serious savings. — Cuckoo for Coupon Deals

      This ends Sunday, June 26th at midnight. I am so thankful for your help! If I win I will announce it on my site and let you know if I learn anything exciting at Blog Her.

      Posted: June 22, 2011
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      Winning Wednesdays: Each week I post new giveaways on Wednesdays – most end the following Tuesday.


      Dayspring (a division of Hallmark) has new storybooks that are recordable, but with a twist.  These focus on God and this one specifically on saying prayers at bedtime.   I got one to try out and it was easy to record yourself reading the story.  Then when you are away, (I think this would be great for military people on duty!), your child can open the book and it automatically reads the story to them, but it’s your voice! And you can say whatever you want.  I like to add sound effects to my stories.

      This storybook is also great because it has quotes from the Bible in it as well.   The pictures are super cute too.  My daughters love it!

      You can find these storybooks at tons of retailers nationwide – Christian book stores, Hobby Lobby & more!

      Giveaway: 3 lucky CCD readers get Bedtime Prayers & Promises Hardcover Recordable Storybooks!

      Enter any way you want! Can enter just one way or multiple ways.


      This giveaway will end on June 28 at midnight eastern time. Must be 18+ and a US or Canadian resident. The sponsors are providing all the products given away. Winner will be chosen by rafflecopter, and winners are announced on my homepage & giveaways feed & giveaways emails (subscribe now) to see if you win – these only have new giveaway post info!); winner will have 48 hours to email deidre@cuckooforcoupondeals.com and say they won, or an alternate will be chosen.

      Posted: June 21, 2011
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      I would love to go to BlogHer and learn more about how to make my blog better.   Could you go to this BlogHer entry form page and look for my tip as shown above (it is in a different spot for each person) and click on it then click on Done.  That’s all you have to do to vote for my tip, the top 6 votes get to go to BlogHer!

      My tip is:

      Posted: June 20, 2011
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      Go to the Gain Contest tab page, then click on Find Out How, then Allow, enter their giveaway by uploading a video under 60 seconds about why you love gain.  You will be entered in their giveaway, plus all people get a Free 28-oz Bottle of Mr. Clean with the scent of Gain!

      Thanks eeendeavors

      Posted: June 16, 2011
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      Well, this morning Facebook decided to mark my Cuckoo for Coupon Deals facebook page, as well as hundreds of other bloggers pages as “spam”.   For the time being, until I can get it un-marked as spam, I will have a hard time posting deals there for you all to see. However, there is a much better way to follow blogs and never miss a deal!

      It’s called Google Reader.  You can follow several blogs easily and be the first to see when deals are out!

      I only post the top 5 deals that will go quickly on Facebook each day

      I do this because I don’t want to clog up your facebook homepage with too many non-time-relevant deals! But ALL deals are shown ASAP in your Google Reader.

      Please watch the quick video above to get you all setup on using google reader.  As a huge bonus and thanks to my readers for sticking with me all these years, I have a giveaway for those of you who subscribe to my site on Google Reader  – 10 readers get Cuckoo for Coupon Deals t-shirts, and one reader gets a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card (I got this from Swagbucks, thanks to all my readers!)

      As you can see by previous comments on my Facebook page, several winners of the last t-shirts giveaway LOVE their shirts 🙂  I designed them to be similar to Rock & Republic shirts which are slimming and stylish.

      TIP: On the right-hand side of Google Reader there is an Expanded and List view options.  I used List view in the video above!

      How to Enter:

      1.   Subscribe in a reader to my blog! First sign in to Google, then click the Subscribe in a reader link, then click on the Google button and it will add my blog to your reader!

      2.  Come back here and leave a comment saying you subscribed. Make sure in the “Enter Email” field you use your google email address so I can track the subscription!  Your email address will not show up in the comment, it will just be view able to me.

      3.  BONUS ENTRY: Post a link to my giveaway as your facebook status and tell your friends about my site! Click on the time stamp of your post, and it will give you the link you can post here to show you did this.

      • Thanks! If you would do us a favor and follow these steps hopefully I’ll get un-marked as spam:
      • 1. Try to post something like this: “//www.cuckooforcoupondeals.com is a great site, check it out”
      • 2. It won’t let you post that, instead you will get an error saying something like we are marked as abusive, etc.
      • 3. Click on the link in the notice that says “let us know” if they are incorrect
      • 4. Fill out the form including our URL and tell them that we aren’t abusive

      Giveaway is open to USA & Canada residents only, any age, ends June 21st at midnight EST.  Winners will be announced on my site, on my giveaways google reader feedgiveaways emails (subscribe now)!


      Posted: June 11, 2011
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      I love pickles!  SO I was wondering if this brand is only on the East coast or something, because I have never heard of them – then I found out they are in the refrigerated section of the grocery store according to their website so maybe that is why? Anyways,  they just released a coupon for $2 off one jar on Claussen’s Pickles coupon page ALL GONE! Click “like” to see it.  And my buddy Roland says these go on sale for $2.50 – so only $.50 after coupon!

      Posted: June 9, 2011
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      Hurry and sign up for  Swagbucks i f you haven’t already.  Once signed up, go to their blog, you can score 6 free swags from now until 1 pm EST or 11am  MST!

      I love swagbucks!  Basically, how Swag Bucks works is you use them for your search engine. They are powered by Google and Ask.com. Sometimes when you search, you randomly will get a message “You’ve Won 7 Swagbucks” or some other amount. Sign up for Swagbucks here.

      It takes 450 swags to get a $5 Amazon.com gift card – my brother is a typical guy doing searches for college, and gets 1 $5 Amazon.com gift card per month.  I get much more than that, since you can refer people and get points for referring people.  So refer your friends too!

      MORE Ways to earn swags then just doing your regular daily seraches –

      Online polls: Don’t forget you can get a Swagbuck every day at online polls. These are one-click easy polls to take.

      Share Your Birthday: Enter your birthday and get 50 free swag bucks on your birthday!

      Trading in Cell Phones and Video Games: You can earn Swag Bucks for each phone you trade-in up to 3,000 Swag Bucks per phone; there is no limit to how many phones you can recycle.

      Finding Swag Codes Sometimes swag codes are released on their Twitter, Facebook, or blog, and I can’t tell you the codes or they’d close my account, but I CAN notify you when they’re released so you can find the code yourself!

      Inviting your friends to join For every Swag Buck they win searching the web, you’ll win the same amount! Win up to 1,000 Swag Bucks per referral!

      Playing Games Play games for free and you will randomly earn from 1-5 Swag Bucks or you can also buy into tournaments where you risk a small amount of Swag Bucks for the chance to earn a large amount.

      Watching videos I haven’t had good luck with this method.

      Sending in prize photos and videos 10 Swag Bucks for a photo of you with your prize, 20 swags for a video of you opening your prize! Upload the video to www.youtube.com and send the url link of your video to prizephoto@swagbucks.com to claim your swags.

      Posted: June 7, 2011
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      You all all know from my “Double Coupons” post that stores get fully reimbursed for coupons.  If a $1 off coupon is doubled to $2, the store gets $1 back from the manufacturer, and pays for the $1 doubled out of their own pocket.

      I often post deals with double coupons, and how when you double it you get a great deal.  But someone notices sometimes coupons saying “do not double” or DND on the coupon.  Coupons often say this or “Do Not Triple” on them.

      What is the reason a coupon says “Do Not Double”?

      Sometimes a coupon says “5” as their first number.  This means that even if it says “Do Not Double” on the coupon, it will still double automatically! If it says “9”, it will not double automatically.  In the video I show you where to look for that number on the coupon. It is up to your store’s coupon policy to determine if your store will double those coupons or not. UPDATE: It doesn’t matter anymore about that as the new barcode system is out.

      The reason some coupons say “Do Not Double” is because manufacturers want to be clear that they will not cover the costs of the doubling, and are only reimbursing the store for the face value of the coupon. There are certain cases where a coupon may say $.50, and a store will double it, and the manufacturer will reimburse the store the whole $1!  But in most cases, they will only reimuburse the store $.50, and they put “Do Not Double” to be clear that is how much they will reiumburse the store.

      When a store has a double coupon day or always does them, they know they are not going to be reimbursed for anything other then the amount on the coupon.  So the store should accept that coupon in their store promotion since nothing is different about the amount they will be reimbursed as opposed to any other manufacturer’s coupon.

      Here’s a list of store coupon policies and if they double or not!  Example: Kmart will double DND coupons.

      What are your thoughts on this??? I’d love to hear them!

      Posted: June 2, 2011
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      The Coastal Contacts free glasses promotion for the first 10,000 orders is happening tomorrow, Friday, June 3 starting at 8am CST.  The coupon code FREEGLASSES63  is what you will need to enter to get the deal!

      Free glasses include the frame and standard 1.5 index lenses. You will pay for shipping, which ranges from $10-$15, plus any upgrades like bifocals, thin lenses, or anti-glare or scratch-resistant coating.

      I did this deal last year and love my free glasses!

      Posted: May 31, 2011
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      Go to the Cottonelle Fresh Flushable Moist Wipes page and share it with a friend  and you’ll get a coupon for $1.00 off and so will they! This ends tonight so hurry!

      I recently tried the Cottonelle wipes and they are fantastic.  They smell amazing.  They are soft.  They are strong.  But most unique of all, they have a cool dispenser system that hooks up to your wall, so if you want you can hang them in your bathroom.  Then you can re-hook the next package you get and won’t have to change the mounting system either.  Please note the packaging doesn’t  look like they have the dispenser because you can’t see it, but after you take off the plastic packaging and open the lid it is hidden inside!  It’s  a very comforting feeling for guests to come into your bathroom and have some soft wipes for their runny noses – or for baby care.

      They had a campaign previously to get these for free, and so many of you may have tried them before.  I’d love to hear your thoughts on them!

      “I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Cottonelle and received product and a promotional item as a thank you for my participation.”

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