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  • Morning Coffee: Free 8×10 at Walgreens today only

    Get a free 8×10 today at Walgreens Photo with code FREEPHOTO. Alternatively, you can take this printable coupon to the store.

    Speaking of Walgreens, they’re doing another “SaturDate” this coming Saturday (2/27) from 10 to 5 to promote “the latest makeup and hair care innovations from L’Oreal Paris.” SaturDates usually involve free samples and coupons.

    There are new coupons at You can add these e-coupons to your Ralphs, Vons, or Pavilions card (Safeway or Kroger stores, for those of you not in California). Banner via Escalate Media Affiliate Network

    Get a $2/1 printable coupon for any reed diffuser or 3-wick soy-based candle from The Fragrance Collection by Glade, excluding the 2 oz. and 4.9 oz. soy candles.

    Fabulessly Frugal and A Thrifty Mom are both reporting that there’s a great General Mills Catalina promo at Albertson’s.

    And speaking of Albertson’s, Tia’s Saving Cents has the California match ups.

    Christian Clippers has this week’s Vons/Pavilions and Stater Bros. match ups.

    Swag Grabber is giving away $85 worth of diapers. Ends 2/26.

    It looks like the Shell gas discount program is valid with all Ralphs cards and Shell stations, not just those in San Diego. You redeem 100 Ralphs Rewards points to get 10 cents off per gallon, up to 35 gallons, by entering your Ralphs Rewards number at the pump. More about the math of this later.

    Cheap Healthy Good has started an interesting experiment: feeding Kris’s fiancĂ© for a week for $25 or less.