Mornings with Fox 43 – Deals of the Week (Semi-Annual Sales, FREE Summer fun and more!)

semi-annual-salesTime for Semi-Annual Sales –

  • We are halfway through 2015 and that means the Semi-Annual sales are going strong! Even if the stores are not advertising them as a semi-annual sale, they are all clearing out their inventories to make room for the new toys, clothes and of course Holiday items. Save big time at all your favorite stores and even get a jump start on teacher gifts and Christmas shopping!
  • These are the last big sales we see until after Christmas.
  • Use the Retail-me-Not app to find coupon while you are shopping!
  • Make sure to check online too – get the same discounts and more selection.


  • Target sunscreen deal
    • Text BEAUTY5 to TARGET for a $5 gift card with a $20 beauty purchase or BEAUTY10 to TARGET for a $10 gift card with a $35 beauty purchase (or print them here).
    • Combine that offer the in-store gift card promo when you buy 2 UP&UP sunscreens and the 5% Cartwheel discount and pay just $2.72 for each bottle.
    • Stock up for the 4th of July!


  • Summer Movie Schedule – Summer movie programs have started and it’s a super cheap way to pass a few hours every week. Get super cheap admission AND great deals on concessions. Arrive early for the movies especially if you have a large group that wants to sit together. This weeks schedule…
    • Carmike Theaters – Thursday 6/25 at 10AM – The Croods
      • $4 Admission includes small drink and small popcorn
    • Regal Cinemas – Tuesday (Rio 2) and Wednesday (How to Train Your Dragon) at 10am
      • $1 admission
    • Fandango deal – Still want to see Jurassic World? Or are the kids begging you to go see Inside Out?  Go ahead and buy your tickets TODAY and get a $20 Shutterfly credit!  Snag a photo book on the cheap to save all your great Summer memories in AND see that movie on your Summer bucket list! Get the deal here.

Father's Day $20 Shutterfly Ticket Offer

Visa Signature Offer


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Summer Movie Schedule 2015 – Cheap movies and concessions all Summer!




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Carmike Cin­e­mas Summer Movie Program 2015

  • Thursday’s at 10am
  • $4 Admission that includes Small Popcorn and Small Drink
  • This is not happening at all Carmike theaters so make sure to check your location here.

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Regal Cin­e­ma Summer Movie Program 2015

  • Sum­mer Movie Express
  • Tues­day and Wednes­day at 10am
  • $1 admis­sion to select G and PG movies.
  • Start­ing June 3 (this is the Knoxville Start Date.  Find your theater here)

Here is this year’s schedule…


Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse 2015 is back with its summer movie program at participating theaters. Purchase a 10 movie pass for only $5 when purchased in advance at the box office or online, or individual movies are only $1 each.  Here is this year’s line-up…

  • 6/3 – The Croods
  • 6/10 – The Lego Movie
  • 6/17 – Dolphin Tale 2
  • 6/24 – Mr. Peabody and Sherman
  • 7/1 – Penguins of Madagascar
  • 7/8 – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  • 7/15 – How to Train your Dragon 2
  • 7/22 – Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • 7/29 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
  • 8/5 – The Nut Job

Movie schedule may vary by location. You can also print a coupon for a Kiddie Combo for just $2.65 (includes a drink and small popcorn).

Other Theaters 

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Beech-Nut Baby Food Recall: Classics Sweet Potato & Chicken


Beech-Nut Baby Food Recall

Beech-Nut had issued a recall on approximately 1,920 pounds their Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken.  This recall follows a report of a small glass piece found in a jar of the product.

The baby food product was produced on December 12, 2014.  4-oz. glass jars containing “Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken”

The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “P-68A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The affected product expires in “DEC 2016” and includes product numbers “12395750815” through “12395750821”. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

Consumers should return the recalled product for a full refund. If you have questions about the recall, you can contact the Beech-Nut Consumer Hotline at (866) 674-4446.

No other Beech-Nut products are included in this recall.

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Best Deals of the Week at Kroger: April 15-21 (New Mega Event)


New to Kroger Shopping? Check out Kroger 101.

Here are the best deals I see this week. Don’t forget to hit the Print Friendly icon at the end of this post to create your own shopping list. Just double click items you wish to remove and print!

Meat and produce prices will vary by region so you may want to take a peek at your local ad here to see what is on sale this week in those departments.

Please note that Korger stores in my area (Knoxville, TN)still double coupons up to $.50 – if you are not in a region that still doubles then your final price will vary from what I have listed here.

Mega Event – Buy 4 participating items, save $4 instantly at check out

*Prices reflect Mega Event Savings*

Kraft Cheese, 5-8 oz, $1.99
Use the $1/2 from the 3/29 SS
Final Price = $1.49

Sargento Shredded Cheese, 5-8 oz, $1.99
Use the $0.50/1 printable
Final Price = $0.99

Sargento Balanced Breaks, 3 pk, $2.79
Use the $0.75/1 Sargento Balanced Breaks printable
Final Price = $2.04

Butterball Smoked Sausage, 13oz, $1.49
Use the $0.75/1 printable
Final Price = $0.74

MorningStar Farms Meatless Entrée, 5.25-12 oz, $2.99
Use the $0.75/1 printable
Final Price = $2.24

Yoplait Go-Gurt, 8ct, $1.49
Use the $0.40/1 printable or printable
Final Price= $0.69

Kellogg’s Cereal, 17-24.8 oz, $2.49 (select varieties)
You can find several $0.50/1 printables here (these will double for $1 off!)
OR the $2/2 Kroger eCoupon
Final Price=  $1.49

Thomas English Muffins, 6ct, $1.99
Use the $1/2 printable
Final Price = $1.49 ea

Country Time or Kool-Aid Drink Mix, 6-10 qt., $.88 ea

Doritos or Ruffles Family Size Chips, 7.5-11.5 oz, $1.99

Olay Body Wash or Bar Soap, 15.2-23.6 oz or 6 ct., $3.99
Use the $1.50/1 from the 3/15 RP
OR the $1.25/1 printable
Final Price = as low as $2.49

Charmin Bath Tissue, 6-12 rolls, $4.99
Use the $0.35./1 printable (this doubles)
Final Price =$4.29

Ziploc Freezer Storage Bags, 10-25ct, $1.79
Use the $1/2 printable
Final Price= $1.29 ea

Ziploc Brand Containers, 2-8 ct, $1.99
Use the $1.50/2 Ziploc Brand Containers printable
AND the $1/2 Ziploc Brand Bags or Containers (SavingStar Deposit)
Final Price = as low as  $0.74 each

Hefty Trash Bags, 16-45ct, $5.99
Use the $1/1 printable
Final Price= $4.99

Sun Laundry Detergent, 45.4-62.5 oz, $0.99

Suavitel Fabric Softeners, 20 load, $0.99

Other Good Deals

Red or Black Seedless Grapes, $0.99/lb

Purina Beneful Dog Food, 3.5 lb,  $5.99
Use the B1G1 FREE Purina Beneful Brand Dry Dog Food printable or from the 3/29 RP
Final Price= $3 ea!

OxiClean Laundry Detergent, 27 packs, $4.99
Use the $2/1 OxiClean Laundry Detergent printable or Kroger Digital Coupon
Final Price = $2.99

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Aldi Produce Picks: April 15-21


Produce Picks

  • Red Grapes, $.99/lb
  • Grapefruit, $0.33 ea
  • Navel Oranges, 3lb, $1.99
  • Strawberries, 16oz, $1.29
  • Mangoes, $0.49 ea
  • Cantaloupe, $0.99 ea
  • Organic Bananas, $0.69/lb
  • Organic Baby Carrots, 16oz, $1.19

Aldi 101

  • Aldi ONLY accepts cash, debit or EBT cards.
  • Aldi requires you to bring your own shopping bags (they do sell reusable bags in-store)
  • Make sure to take a quarter – you will need it to get a shopping cart.  You will get it back when you return the cart.
  • Aldi does not accept manufacturer coupons – I have had a few Aldi’s Store coupons mailed to me but they are pretty rare.
  • The Aldi Produce Picks do vary in different areas, I am posting the Picks for the Knoxville, TN area.  If you want to see what is on sale in your store then head over here to check out the ad!
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Tax Day 2015 FREEBIES and Deals



Beef O’Brady’s – 15% off your entire check on April 15.

Bonefish Grill – $10 off your next Bonefish Grill visit (Exp Apr. 19)

Burger King – B1G1 FREE Whoppers (Exp Apr. 20)

Boston Market – B1G1 FREE Individual Meals on April 15

Bruegger’s Bagels –  13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese for only $10.40 on April 15 – get the coupon here.

Great American Cookie Company – FREE Sugar Cookie on April 15

Hard Rock Cafe – Sing for your supper on April 15

Hydromassage – FREE massages through April 17th (not all locations are participating so make sure to call ahead – find your location here.

McDonald’s – Big Macs and Quarter Pounders are B1G1 for $0.01 on April 15 at select McDonald’s locations (call ahead to confirm participation)

Olive Garden– $6 off 2 Dinner Entrees through April 19.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt – Fill your cup for $4.15 on 4/15.

Outback Steakhouse – 15% off your entire check through April 19.

Papa John’s – 40% off Regular priced pizza with code TAXCUT OR Large 5 Topping Pizza for $10.40 with code T414TAX (you must re-enter to code for each pizza you order – codes may not work in all regions)

Schlotzsky’s Bakery Cafe – FREE small The Original sandwich with the purchase of a 32 oz. drink and a bag of chips on April 15th

Sonic Drive-in – Half Price Cheeseburgers all day (Apr 15 only)

Staples – FREE paper shredding up to 5 lbs through May 2.

AND… If you have really procrastinated, you can still file for FREE with Turbo Tax :)

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Target Cartwheel: 50% off Monster High Dolls = just $4.50 each (Today Only!)


Here is another great Target deal – this one is valid TODAY (April 13) only. Head over here to load a new Target Cartwheel offer for 50% off Casta Fierce Monster High Doll (up to 4 dolls) and 50% off Monster High Ghoul Spirit Dolls (up to 4 dolls).  These will make the Casta Fierce Doll around $12.50 and the High Ghoul Spirit Dolls just $4.50 each!

These can always go into your super secret toy hiding spot for Christmas or Birthdays :)

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HIGH Value $10/2 Purina Purpose Cat Litter = FREE at Target!


Wow!  Here is a crazy good deal for all you cat owners!  Snag 2 totally FREE 23lb boxes of cat litter at Target this week with a crazy easy deal!

First go now and print this $10.00 Off TWO packages of Purina Purpose brand cat litter coupon. Then head over here and load a Target Cartwheel offer for 50% off Purina Purpose Cat Litter.  Finally you will want to print this Target coupon for another $1 off.   

Here is the deal…

Buy 2 Purina Purpose Clumping Cat Litter 23 lb Box,$9.99 each
Use the $1 off Purina Purpose Cat litter 23 lb Target Store Q
AND the 50% Off Purina Purpose Litter Target Cartwheel offer
AND the $10.00 Off TWO packages of Purina Purpose brand cat litter
Final Price = FREE!

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Cute “Laundry Today or Naked Tomorrow” Wall Decal just $3.27 shipped!


I really wonder sometimes why Amazon suggests certain things for me…  Well this was one of the funnier suggestions and would be so fun and quirky in a laundry room.  Head over to Amazon here to snag this Laundry Today Or Naked Tomorrow Wall Decal for just $3.27 shipped!  

There are some other cute ones that are super cheap too.  All of these are instantly removable, repositionable (is that a word?) and reusable, with no harm or damage to the surface.  They can be placed on the wall, fridge, tile and any other hard surface places.


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15 FREE Kindle FREEBIES: April 2


Don’t forget to check out today’s Kindle Daily Deals.  These are all best selling Kindle Books that have been discounted for the day.

You can always check the Top 100 Paid and FREE Kin­dle Books HERE – they change frequently.

No Kin­dle? Down­load the FREE Kin­dle Read­ing App for your Smart Phone, Tablet, PC or Lap­top HERE.
Also, if you own a Kin­dle and have an Ama­zon Prime mem­ber­ship you have thou­sands of books avail­able to you for FREE!
Best Sell­ers and New Releases are just a click away.
Prime Mem­ber­ship is $99 a year and also gives you FREE 2-day ship­ping on ANY Ama­zon order — also if you have a device that streams Ama­zon Instant Video you will have a huge selec­tion of movies includ­ing some new releases at your dis­posal for FREE!
These are FREE at the time I am post­ing.
Ama­zon prices change quickly and fre­quently with no notice

A huge thanks to See Mom Click  for help with the list! 

10 Free Kindle Books 4-1-15

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