Jul 282011

RedBox-DVDHave a Redbox location near you? If so, you have a few ways to rent a movie free or on the cheap.

  • If it’s your first time renting from Redbox, promo code “DVDONME” gets you a free rental. The promo code is good for either a free $1 rental or $1 off Blu-ray or a game.
  • If you sign up for text messages, you’ll get a code for a free rental each week as part of the Movie Monday promo.
  • Check Redbox’s Facebook page for other deals. They post promo codes for deals. There is also a deals page that’ll let you find out how to score other free promo codes when you buy anything from gum to popcorn.

–Jennifer Maciejewski, Atlanta on the Cheap & RVA (Richmond) on the Cheap

Jul 272011

The summer VIP Bag promotion is on at Bath & Body Works.  Buy $30 worth of products online and get a tote bag filled with products–valued at $75–for $20.  Just shop online and type in SUMMERBAG11 at checkout.

Jul 272011

schoolsuppliesOur friends at Charlotte on the Cheap and Wichita on the Cheap have put together lists of the best school supply deals for this week. The deals are good Sunday, July 24, to Saturday, July 30, while supplies last.

Here are their recommendations. with links to ads and coupons:




  • 1 cent: 2 pack Sharpie accent highlighters (Sun through Wed only; $5 min purchase)
  • 1 cent: 8 pack number 2 pencils (Sun through Wed only; $5 min purchase)
  • 1 cent: 100 3″x5″ white lined index cards (Sun through Wed only; $5 min purchase)
  • 50 cents: wide ruled 1 subject notebook
  • 50 cents: Avery insertable 5-tab dividers

Office Max

  • Free Schoolio 1-Subject Notebook, 70 Sheets when you purchase 2 Twin-Tip Sharpie Marker Singles
  • Free Schoolio Crayons, 64-Pack when you purchase CRAYOLA® Washable Markers, 8-Pack
  • Free Zebra 0.7mm Cadoozles Mechanical Pencils, 28-Pack when you purchase Zebra Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 24-Pack
  • BOGO: Pentel blue or black ball-point pens; Schoolio washable broadline or fineline markers; 8-pack crayons, washable paint; filler paper, deluxe retractable medium point pen

Office Depot

  • 1 cent: 2 hole manual pencil sharpener
  • 25 cents: Office Depot® Brand 2-Pocket Poly Portfolios
  • 50 cents: Scholastic Glue Sticks 4-PK


  • 99 cents: 12 pack pencils
  • 99 cents: 2 hole pencil sharpener
  • 99 cents: select Mead notebooks, folders, and composition books
  • 99 cents: 12 pack Crayola colored pencils
  • 50 cents: Sterilite pencil box


Walmart will price-match other stores’ advertised prices if brand, size, quantity, etc. match up. There is no ad this week from Walmart.

  • 20 cents: 1-subject notebooks
  • 40 cents: Elmers glue sticks, 2-pk
  • 40 cents: Crayola crayons, 24-count
  • 97 cents: Bic Cristal pens, 10-pk
  • 97 cents: Crayola markers, 10-count
  • 97 cents: Crayola colored pencils
  • $1.97 Crayola washable markers

If you’ve found some other great back-to-school deals, share them with your neighbors by leaving a comment.

Don’t forget that Florida’s tax-free weekend is Aug. 12-14. However, you may find better deals before then.

Jul 262011

Jazz Under the Stars happens at the Museum of Science and History from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.   The program costs $10 and includes live jazz, a star show at the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, rooftop star gazing and wine tasting.  Admission to the event also includes full access to the museum, which is normally an $11 adult ticket.  Call for reservations at 904-396-MOSH, ext 230.

Jul 252011

bucadibeppolasagnaHere’s another National Lasagna Day deal:

On Thursday, July 28, you can get a free Buca di Beppo Lasagna with coupon and the purchase of any small or large pasta or entree.

The offer is for a free lunch-size portion of lasagna.

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