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  • Morning Coffee: Good-bye 2010!

    2010 was quite a year, and I’ll always remember it as the year I quit my job to become a work-at-home mom. Here’s hoping 2011 is even better for us all!

    Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is a pair of round diamond stud earrings for $54.99 – it has a list price of $295, so that’s 81% off. Thinking ahead, this would make a lovely Valentine’s Day gift! Disclosure: I’m an Amazon affiliate, so any purchase you make after entering Amazon through a link on Chief Family Officer supports this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you!

    Amazon also has a great deal on organic canned pumpkin right now: Get 12 cans for just $10.20 and free shipping with Subscribe & Save. That’s just $0.85 per can, or less than you can usually find conventional pumpkin on sale. Once you’ve received your order, you can cancel Subscribe & Save by going to the Your Account page and clicking on Manage Subscribe & Save Items.

    There are more organic food deals at Amazon, including four 12-oz bags of Organic Valley Organic Nonfat Dry Milk Powder for just $19.19 with Subscribe & Save – that’s just $4.80 per bag.

    Twenty-four 1-oz bags of Terra Vegetable Chips are just $16.63 with Subscribe & Save, or $0.69 per bag. They’d make a great addition to any lunch, and a nice change from regular potato chips. Plus, these have 3 grams of fiber per bag.

    When I remember to cook oatmeal in the slow cooker, I use steel cut oats, which are delicious. But also expensive – about $0.17 per ounce of McCann’s at Trader Joe’s. So I’m very excited to see that Amazon currently has Country Choice Organic Irish Steel Cut Oats for $17.26 for six 30-ounce canisters with Subscribe & Save. That works out to $0.10 per ounce, so I’m definitely getting some today.

    Here’s another school lunch addition: Kettle Valley Organic Strawberry Bars, which are $15.30 with Subscribe & Save for 30 bars, or $0.51 per bar.

    Get a sneak peek at next week’s Walgreens ad.

    Get a sneak peek at next week’s Staples ad. There are quite a few items for $1, plus a Buy 1, Get 1 40% off sale on HP ink.

    Tia’s Saving Cents has this week’s SoCal and Nevada Albertsons match ups.

    The printable coupon for $1/1 Wet Ones which I posted about earlier this week will make for free wipes next week at Rite Aid so be sure to print the coupon while it’s still available.

    Get a free cup of Yoplait Yogurt. (Thanks to Tia’s Saving Cents for letting me know that California residents can’t get a free cup and will receive a $0.50/4 coupon instead.)

    $5 Dinners posted their best recipes of 2010.

    Here are instructions on how to make your own Senseo Coffee Pod.

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    1. Tia @ Tia Saving Cents says:

      Happy New Year Cathy! Thank you for all your hard work here at CFO.

      Just a heads up on the yogurt – California residents are excluded and will be mailed an alternative coupon which was .50/4 the last time they ran a promo like this. It isn't that great a coupon imo so people may not want to give Yoplait all their personal information for it.

      Stay safe tonight!

    2. Chief Family Officer says:

      Thanks for the heads up, Tia – I'll update the post!