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  • Roundup: Free Centrum and 50% off eggs at Target, TWO Shutterfly freebies, and More

    Our daily roundup includes the best of the latest coupons, deals, and info I think you may find interesting. Prices and deals can change at any time so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Daily Roundup of Coupons, Deals, and More - May 21, 2016 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com

    ~ What I love today: Being thanked unexpectedly for something I said or did. I received the sweetest email from the parent of a boy who’s been in almost all of my son’s classes in elementary school, and I appreciated it so much. It was a reminder that (1) we don’t always realize how much we impact others, and (2) I want to express my appreciation more and give others the same warm and fuzzy feeling I got from reading that email.

    ~ Today only at Amazon: Up to 40% off Select E-Z UP Outdoor Canopies {prices start at $69.99}

    ~ MySavings: FREE Centrum VitaMints today only at Target

    ~ MySavings: Biscoff cookies for $1.24 at Walgreens

    ~ MySavings: Free Frisbee at Kmart

    ~ MySavings: 148 free Disney apps for kids

    ~ MySavings: $5 off FedEx shipping

    ~ New Coupons.com printables:

    $1.00 off 1 Cellucor COR-Sport Protein Bars
    $3.00 off 1 Schick Hydro Razor or Refill
    $1.00 off ONE Cellucor C4 Sport On The Go 4-Count

    ~ Kellogg’s Family Rewards: Get 50 points with codes YOUFOUND25FREE4U and 25MOREYOUAREGOOD {25 points each}

    ~ Through tomorrow (5/22) at Shutterfly: Get two of the following items for FREE with code 2FREEBIES: Set of Playing Cards, 16×20 Photo Print, Reusable Bag, or Laminated Placement

    ~ Today only with Target Cartwheel: Get 50% off Market Pantry 12ct Eggs

    ~ Wild for Wags: Pure Silk or Barbasol for $0.88 at Walgreens

    ~ For the Mommas: Free Sparkling Ice Tea at Walmart

    ~ For the Mommas: Gillette Mach3 Razors for $1.99 starting tomorrow at CVS

    ~ Mojo Savings: Blink contacts eye drops for $0.49 at Target

    ~ Passionate Penny Pincher: Moneymaker on Calendula cream today only at CVS

    ~ Money Saving Mom: Banana Boat sunscreen for $1.69 at Target

    ~ Hip2Save: Back to Nature juice pouches 8pk for $0.50 at Whole Foods


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    Deal Roundup: Target, Walgreens, Ralphs

    A roundup of the hottest deals and scenarios at popular stores like Target – perfect for beginner and expert bargain hunters alike. Thank you for printing through the affiliate coupon links below, which helps support this site at no additional cost to you! As with all deals, availability and prices can vary so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Deal Roundup - May 21, 2016 | Chief Family Officer

    Target: Tic Tacs for $0.57
    Buy: 2 Tic Tacs Mints or Mixers at $1.14 each {price may vary}
    Use: B1G1 FREE Tic Tac Mints or Mixers coupon
    Final Price: $0.57 each
    Via Totally Target.

    Target: All Small & Mighty 40oz for $4.99
    Buy: All Small & Mighty Detergent 40oz/53ld bonus bottle at $4.99 {price may vary}
    Use: $1/1 All Product coupon or from 4/17 Red Plum insert
    And use: 20% off All Small & Mighty 40oz Target Cartwheel {deducts $1}
    Final Price: $2.99
    Ends 5/28, when Cartwheel offer expires. $1.99 is a good price for the 28-load bottle so this is a stock-up price! Via Totally Target.

    Walgreens: Cottonelle 12-rolls for $3.31
    This deal starts on Sunday – print your coupon now while it’s available!
    Buy: 3 Cottonelle Bath Tissue 12 Large Rolls at $4.99
    Use: (3) $0.50/1 Cottonelle Toilet Paper 6ct+ coupon or from 5/15 Smart Source insert
    And use: $1/1 Cottonelle Bath Tissue 12 Large Rolls Walgreens coupon from in-store May Savings Booklet {deducts $3}
    And use: 5x Everyday Points coupon from weekly ad
    Pay: $10.47
    Receive: 550 Everyday Points ($0.55)
    Final Price: $3.31 per pack or $0.28 per Large Roll
    Valid 5/22-5/28. That’s a stock-up price for toilet paper! Via Wild for Wags.

    Ralphs: Energizer Batteries 4pk for $1.99
    Buy: 1 Energizer Batteries AA or AAA 4pk at $2.99
    Use: $1/1 Energizer Batteries Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $1.99
    Ends 5/24. The coupon will deduct up to five times, so you can buy 20 batteries for just $9.95, which is a stock-up price!

    Ralphs: Charmin Mega Rolls for $0.78 each
    Buy: 2 Charmin Mega Roll 16ct at $20.99 each
    Use: (2) $1/1 Charmin Ultra Soft or Strong Bathroom Tissue coupons
    Pay: $39.98
    Receive: $10 Catalina coupon
    Submit for: $5/$20 Charmin Bath Tissue SavingStar rebate
    And submit for: $2/1 Charmin Toilet Paper 12ct+ Ibotta rebate
    Final Price: $11.49 per pack, or $0.72 per Mega Roll, or $0.18 per Regular Roll
    Ends 6/9, when Ibotta rebate expires. That’s a stock-up price if you use Mega Rolls, which is all my store carries now.

    Cook Your Way to a Healthier You

    The following is a post from Leona Jones. Consideration was received for the editing and publishing of this post.

    It may seem as if everywhere you turn there is a new diet fad on the horizon. While there is nothing wrong with trying a new diet here and there, there are some things you can do to make them more interesting. Here are some ways you can cook your way to a slimmer, healthier, and happier you.

    Upgrade Your Cooking Utensils

    Don’t expect to be able to cook five-star meals if you don’t own quality cooking materials. Cheap pots and pans may be great on your wallet for the short-term. However, you’ll end up spending far more money in the long run because they’ll need to be replaced more often. Since there are several types of cooking materials available, you may need to experiment with several brands before you find a good cooking set that you feel completely comfortable with. (Ed.: I love the Cuisinart stainless steel pots and pans I’ve purchased on sale at Amazon [affiliate link] – they’ve held up well through many years of use.)

    Invest in Some Cooking Lessons and Cookbooks

    Although there is no shortage of recipes available on the internet, there are still some things you can learn from cookbooks and cooking instructors. You don’t need to go to culinary school if that isn’t your career path of choice. You can sign up for lessons and get cookbooks from your local bookstore, library, and online. (Ed.: I learned a lot from watching Sara Moulton’s old “Cooking Live” show on Food Network. She has lots of videos on her web site.)

    Learn How to Stage Your Foods

    One of the biggest factors that can make or break anyone’s appetite is the way a dish looks. Dishes and meals that are put together sloppily are not as tantalizing and appetizing as foods that are carefully and artistically plated. Think colors, shapes, and textures; they all contribute to the final appearance of any dish.

    Learn the Art of Food Pairing

    They may look good together, but not all foods taste and go well together. This is where the art of food pairing comes in. For instance, a meal composed of meatloaf and mashed potatoes is a great dish for anyone who wants to enjoy a comfort meal. However, the pairing of these two foods can lead to digestive complications. Mashed potatoes are a source of starch and saturated fats that may lead to slow digestion and constipation because of its incompatibility with the protein in meatloaf.

    Eat Smaller Portions

    No matter how good something looks, overindulgence can lead to a bigger waistline, higher numbers on the scale, and health issues. Get in the habit of consuming smaller meals throughout the day to facilitate proper nutrient absorption, digestion, and more energy.

    Make it Spicy

    It is possible and more beneficial for you to enjoy better health by incorporating the use of more spices into your cooking. The right combination of herbs and spices can create a powerful and more flavorful experience in your mouth and aid in digestion as well. Spices can also help to lessen your dependence on fatty and sugary condiments and food additives.

    Open Up Your Taste Palette

    Don’t get stuck in a rut and make the same old meals every day. Experiment with different foods so you can discover more of the culinary delights that are out there. Trying out new foods can make it easier for you to eliminate unhealthy ones from your diet.

    Switch to Plant-Based Foods

    Some popular organic food chains like Whole Foods sell products that are made by popular food engineering companies, such as Hampton Creek. What is Hampton Creek? It’s a leading food-tech company that produces popular food products, such as eggless mayonnaise for people who are heath conscious about what they eat. Many plant-based foods are easy on the digestive system, which can aid other body functions, leading to improved overall health.

    Cook With More Liquids

    Foods that are high in water content, such as certain fruits and vegetables can infuse your dishes with more liquid. Liquids help to improve and maintain proper electrolyte balance in your body to promote healthy cell function. Fruits and veggies are also foods you don’t necessarily need to add a lot of heat to in order to incorporate them into your meals. Try them raw, steamed, and baked for added variety and presentation points.

    With the right approach, cooking and eating healthy foods for a better you doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Use the above suggestions to help you to get the look and physique you want. Remember, in order for you to improve what you look like on the outside and how you feel, you need to be careful about what you consume and put on the inside.

    Roundup: Frontera cooking sauces, $5/$20 Charmin rebate, Free soda, and More

    Our daily roundup includes the best of the latest coupons, deals, and info I think you may find interesting. Prices and deals can change at any time so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Daily Roundup of Coupons, Deals, and More - May 20, 2016 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com
     

    ~ What I love today: Frontera cooking sauces from Chef Rick Bayless. It’s become my go-to brand for Mexican seasoning, even though it’s pricier than big name brands like Old El Paso, because it’s so much better. My picky fifth-grader actually inhaled a turkey taco I made with the taco sauce last night! {They’re available at Amazon!}

    ~ MySavings: Free bonus episodes of How I Met Your Mother

    ~ Cents of Style: 50% off their “Be Series” collection with code BEYOU + Shipping is always FREE {my favorite sentiments include “Be Brave,” “Be Kind,” and “Be the Good”; prices start at $19.95, so just $9.98 after discount!}

    ~ New Coupons.com printables:

    $0.55 off any one 20oz can of Faultless Starch
    $1.00 off Any (1) Butterball Frozen Turkey Burgers
    $3.00 off ONE DulcoGas product
    $3.00 off any FIVE Kelloggs Cereals
    $1.00 off one SunBurnt Advanced After-Sun Gel
    $2.00 off one Certain Dri Antiperspirant Product

    ~ New SavingStar rebate for $5 back when you spend $20 on Charmin

    ~ Today only: Ralphs/Kroger shoppers can get a digital coupon for one FREE Mist TWST 2 Liter

    ~ Wild for Wags: Twizzlers for $0.98 at Walgreens

    ~ Totally Target: Deal on Cottonelle toilet paper + Free Wipes at Target

    ~ Passionate Penny Pincher: High-value Target Cartwheel offers on Coke and Doritos


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    Car Seat Recall: Kiddy World Plus

    If you have the following car seat, click through to the Safercar.gov press release for more information:

    Kiddy USA is recalling certain World Plus combination forward facing child restraints that convert to a high back booster seat, model 51 100 WP, manufactured from July 2, 2012, through October 5, 2013. The buckle/tongue on the affected booster seats may only partially engage. As a result, the consumer may have a false impression that the buckle is fully latched when it is not.

    recalled Kiddy World Plus car seat

    I couldn’t find anything about the recall on the manufacturer’s web site. According to the above press release, the manufacturer has not yet developed a remedy or contacted owners. If you have questions, call Kiddy customer service at 1-855-92KIDDY (1-855-925-4339).

    I highly recommend signing up for recall notifications from the NHTSA here.