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  • Morning Coffee: Go Lakers!

    What a game! I love that it was exciting until the very end, and that it was truly a team effort, with everyone contributing to the win. Go Lakers!

    You still have two days to enter to win a $5 Amazon gift certificate by leaving a comment with a tip on attending a wedding with kids. You can enter as many times as you want, just leave a separate comment for each tip. There’s only 26 comments so far and selection will be random, so the chances of winning are pretty good!

    Get a sneak peek at next week’s Walgreens ad. I’m very excited about the free Renu contact solution, because I have lots of coupons to turn the deal into a moneymaker (or at least, cover the tax). There’s also free body Gillette/Old Spice body wash again.

    Cheap Healthy Good has instructions on how make your own microwave popcorn. I’ve been doing this for ages, but I always end up with unpopped kernels and it never occurred to me to try popping them again.

    Get a free sample of Starbucks VIA Ready Brew from Costco (membership not required).

    Get a sneak peek at next week’s Staples ad. The double rewards on ink and recycled cartridges continues through next week, but don’t forget that there’s a 15% off coupon that you can use through Saturday (just click through to the ad to print).

    Moneywise Moms has some great frugal strategies for special diets.

    The LA Times has a story on homemade doughnuts (recipe links are to the left).

    I got my $10 Amazon Video on Demand code yesterday. It expires 6/30, so don’t delay if you’re interested. Just follow them on Twitter and you’ll get a direct message with the code.

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