Friday, March 26, 2010

With Sympathy....

I needed a sympathy card for my friend, Christa. Her grandmother passed away and I wanted something special for her.

I used the sketch over at Taylored Expressions,

Here are the results....

Happy Friday!


Thursday, March 25, 2010

Love for Baby.....

Our good friends Kristen and Phil are anxiously awaiting Baby Lucas' birth! I created this card for them and can't wait to hold Baby Lucas in my arms!

I love the results and I hope Kristen doesn't check my blog!!!!

Enjoy your Thursday!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Prayers for Susan

I love when I get to participate in Jen's sketches. This one was especially fun to work with as it was for a great person, Susan, whose husband is going through a really tough time right now.


Sunday, March 21, 2010

Weekly Publix Deals....

The kids and I made our weekly Publix run after church today and here's the deals we purchased:
6 Lance Cracker boxes...... BOGO ( 6 $1 printables) Making them .44/box
2 Blue Bell Ice Creams...BOGO ( 2 $1 printables) Making them $2.30/ice cream tub
1 Prego Spaghetti Sauce BOGO (No coupon) 1.67
1 Dozen Eggs (No Coupon) $1.69
1 No Yolk Egg Noodles (.75 coupon) .75
1 Fast Fixin BOGO (1 $1 Publix coupon / 1 $1 MF coupon) 1.00--Somehow I didn't get home with this....and it wasn't on my receipt.....but the coupons were taken off!! (MM +$2)
1 Publix Milk (No Coupon) $2.79
2 Uncle Ben's Rice (BOGO) (1- $1/2 printable) .45/box
Total BEFORE Savings: $43.44
Coupons and Special Price Savings: $30.58
Total After Savings: $12.86
Total Saved: 70%

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Rite Aid to the Rescue.....

I went to Rite-Aid to cash in on the weekly bargains...Here is what I bought:

3 bags candy 1.99 each....used $2 Rite Aid Q and $2 printable......$1.97/3.... .65 each bag
1 Huggies Naturals......used $2 Rite Aid Q and $2 printable........$7.99
1 J&J baby bar soap.....used $1 Rite Aid Q and $1 printable.... FREE (MM +.01)
1 Right Guard Extreme.....$4.49........used $2 Rite Aid Q and $1.50 printable.... .99
1 Post Shredded Wheat Cereal....$1.88...........used $2 printable.... FREE (MM +.12)
1 Visine Eye Drops.....$4.99....used $3 Rite Aid Q and $3 printable... FREE (MM +1.01)
Total before Savings: $32.84
MFR Qs and Rite Aid Qs: $21.50
Rite Aid $5 off $25 purchase: $5
Total Qs: $26.50
Total OOP: 6.34
Earned $1 Single Rebate Check to come later....
Savings: 81% ---YIPPEE!!!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


Here's my take on Jen's sketch over at http://http// I love how the little green bling adds so much to this card!!

Jump on over and check out the other great cards too!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Rite Aid to the Rescue!!!

I haven't been to Rite Aid before but knew they had some great deals so I headed there with my list and my coupons. I made 2 separate purchases so I could take advantage of the $5 off $25 order...

Here's what I bought:

2- Single Oral B Toothbrushes $2.99 each (Had B1G1F Q) $1.50 each
2- Double Oral B Toothbrush Packs $2.74 each (Had B1G1F Q) $2.74 each (.68 each toothbrush)
4-Gilette Gel Deodorant $4.00 each (Had 2-B1G1F Q) $2.00 each
4-Pantene Shampoo $3.00 each (Had 2 $3 Man. Qs) $1.50 each
2-Always Pads (for upcoming surgery) $3.99 each (Had 2- $1 man. qs) $2.99 each box
1-Crest Scope Toothpaste $2.74 (Had $1 off man. q) $1.74
1-Crest Whitening Toothpaste $2.74 ( Had .75 off man. q) $2.05
2-Chex Chocolate Party Mix $2.99 (B1G1F--had 2 .50 off man qs) .99 each

Total Before Coupons: 73.26
Total Coupons: $38
Total After coupons and rebates: $35.26
Earned: $6 in rebate checks to use later and $10 rebate
Total Percent Saved: 73.7 %

Saturday, March 13, 2010

My Publix Saturday Deals....

Well, I headed to Publix with my shopping list and coupons today.. I only bought what I had a coupon for!!

Here's what I bought:

1-Kellogg's Chocolate Cheerios $3.99 (Had $1 Publix Q and .50 coupon that doubled) 1.99 box
4-Yoplait Greek Yogurt Cups $ 1.19 each (Had 4 1.19 Publix Q's) 4-FREE
1-Yoplait Yo-Plus 4 pack $2.50 (B1G1F--had $1 printable) .25 for 4!
2-Hebrew National Hotdog Packs $4.99 (B1G1F--had 2 -.75 off coupons) $1.75 each
2-Delmonte Fruit Chillers 1.67 each (Had 2 - $1 printables) .67 each box
Total BEFORE coupons : $28.07
Total Coupons: $21.00
Total AFTER Coupons: $7.07
Total Savings: 74.8%
Not too shabby!!!

Friday, March 12, 2010

Welcome Little Squirt....

Here is another card for a different teacher at our school that is also having a baby. I wanted this one non-traditional.... Once I saw this paper, I knew that it was perfect for her!!!

(My camera went wacky on the picture!)

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Welcome Little One....

I created this card for one of our teachers at school! I wanted it simple yet cute! I think it turned out great!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Missing Ewe Card

I created this card using Taylor's sketch over at Taylored Expressions.. TOO CUTE!!