Midweek Markdowns

The presidental debate is boring me, so thought I’d share some hot deals and freebies!

If you live near a Barnes & Noble,  get a FREE Tall Cappuccino (up to $3.20) – printable coupon is valid until 10/31! 


Receive a FREE Campbell’s Select Harvest Soup Coupon
Text “TLC” (no quotes) to 467467 from your cell phone.
I had to respond with my home phone number for it to retreive my address and after I verified it was correct with a ‘Y‘, I got a text saying I would receive my free coupon in 2-4 weeks!


Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled by Innovage Due to Fire and Burn Hazards – “Sky Scrambler” and “The Sharper Image” Wireless Indoor Helicopters have been recalled.  Click for details to receive refund.


Amazon Deals! All of these deals are combinable! I’m starting to shop for Christmas!

$10 off $50 with Bill Me Later! Code: BMLSAVES

Free Month of Amazon Prime – receive unlimited FREE two-day shipping with no minimum size order – you can cancel at the end of the month with no obligation.

Free Cookie Magazine Subscription w/$25 Toy purchase! Note this…
If you would like a refund for your 24 month subscription (a $15 value) as part of your purchase, send a completed copy of this form with a copy of your Amazon.com order confirmation, within 30 days, to: Amazon Special Offer, PO Box 37722, Boone, IA 50037-0722  (Consider it a $15 rebate on a $25 order!)

FREE Select Toys (your choice) with $50+ purchase!

Bestsellers in Toys (updated hourly)
50% off Preschool Brands
60% off Hasbro Games for the Whole Family
70% off Toys & Games!


I stocked up on devil’s food and white cake mixes on clearance for 50¢ each at Walmart a few weeks ago.  I checked the expiration dates, as I have this thing that I can’t eat anything past the expiration date, and they are good well into 2009.  So, I thought I’d share some recipes that use cake mixes.

Melting Moments Bars
1 box Devil’s Food cake mix
1/4 cup water
2 eggs
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 cup brown sugar
Mix together half of the cake mix with other ingredients then add remaining cake mix. Spread in 9×13-inch pan. Bake 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Quick and Easy Coffee Cake
1 box white cake mix
6 TBsp melted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
Prepare and bake cake mix according to directions on package. Drizzle melted butter over warm cake. Combine sugar, cinnamon (and pecans) and sprinkle over cake.

Cake Mix Bars
1 box cake mix (any)
1 egg
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
6 ounces chips (chocolate, peanut butter, white, butterscotch, etc)
Mix first 4 ingredients in a bowl until almost all lumps are gone.  Add chips.  Bake in greased 9×13 pan at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. I’ve made several variations of this recipe as my kids can scarf down a pan of them in one setting.

Jello Cake
1 box white cake mix
1 box flavored gelatin (any flavor)
1 tub whipped topping
Prepare and bake cake mix according to directions on package.  Poke holes in warm cake. Boil 1 cup water. Dissolve gelatin in water. Add one cup cold water. Pour over cake. Cool. Spread cool whip atop. Enjoy!

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  1. barb October 16, 2008

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