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Johnson & Johnson Coupons

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 24th June 2014

These savings come with an added bonus – support in the fight against bullying. Hats off to Johnson & Johnson for supporting this great cause.

Half of all children are bullied at some point in their school years.  The statistics are even worse for LGBT youth with it rising to nearly eight out of ten.

To help combat this epidemic, Johnson & Johnson created the Care with Pride campaign to raise awareness of bullying’s negative impact on all youth - by the end of 2014 they will have donated over $500,000 to three charitable organizations that are working to fight bullying – PFLAG, Trevor Project and Family Equality Council.

This year, my savvy readers can help by simply redeeming J&J Care with Pride coupons worth $55. The coupons are available for downloading at carewithpride.com.

They can also send an additional donation by uploading a photo via the Donate a Photo app.  J&J will donate $1 for each photo uploaded, up to one photo a day, every day until the goal is reached or the donation period ends.

Take advantage of this opportunity today!

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Entertainment Book

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 15th May 2014

It has been a long time since the Frugal Diva toted around the Entertainment Book. I had lost touch with the great savings that could be had by buying a membership. Everything from dining to car washes to hotels are available at a discount. The best news is that they have moved into the digital age with a user friendly app.  If you are traveling to the East Coast, receive the 2014 book now for only $5 and they will send your 2015 Greater New York City & North Jersey Entertainment® Book next year for $5 off the retail price with free shipping. PLUS, as an Annual Renewal Member, you get early access to great member benefits!

Families especially love the Entertainment Book , not only do they have many kid friendly restaurants, they also have tickets to a variety of attractions, fun activities like bowling, theater tickets, and exercise classes just to name a few.  With summer vacation coming up this is an especially good time to take advantage of the coupons for a day of paintball and a pizza for dinner afterwards. Or treat Mom to a spa day while the kids sign up for Brazilian Jujitsu.

Disclaimer: I received a free activation code in order to research this article.

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Click Here Before You Buy

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 22nd July 2013

The Frugal Diva loves to buy online – better prices, no parking problems, product reviews- however there are ways to cut the price even further.  Here is a list of sites that give coupons, money back, or shipping reductions.

BeFrugal.com has lots of cash back and coupons plus a bio of The Frugal Diva.

Fat Wallet gives you coupons and cash back.  Register and Click through from their site and start seeing dividends for your shopping forays.

Coupon Cabin is a reliable site for both online and printable coupons. The $5 off at Target is for $50 which is usually the amount needed to get free shipping resulting in a double savings.

Amazon has daily deals that might be just the ticket coupled with free shipping on some items.

And always check with The Frugal Diva for the latest in deals.

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Back To School Savings Start Now

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 16th July 2013

Sure we just celebrated the 4th of July however Frugal Divas know that shopping early means saving big time.

Below are back to school tips from BeFrugal.com founder Jon Lal for parents, teachers & college students.

Back to school money saving advice for parents and college students

  1. Get organized to avoid overspending. Make a shopping list and set a budget. Look through items you already own before shopping.
  2. Start early: Don’t wait until the last minute to buy the more specific back to school items on your list. The selection can get picked over as the school year approaches. Prices will drop at the last minute, so you can get a deal on more basic supplies if you aren’t picky about the type of binder or pencils you buy.
  3. For clothing, consider shopping at outlet malls, discount stores like TJ Maxx and consignment shops. Some consignment stores (like Plato’s Closet) specialize in clothing for younger people. Clothing swaps are another frugal option.
  4. Buy back to school items online. It offers the ability to use a promo code for immediate savings off your bill plus earning cash back, a percentage of your transaction deposited into your free account. For this reason, you can save more money (and time) by doing the following:
    • Make your purchases online whenever possible: Shopping online means one can earn cash back in addition to coupon code savings. Plus, you can shop from home and often you can get free shipping.
    • Always use an online coupon: Go online to find free coupons for purchases. It’s quick and the savings really add up. On BeFrugal the average coupon saves the shopper $27. If you have the BeFrugal free Couponomatic browser add-on, you will not even need to look for a promo code. This tool magically presents you with a drop down list of promo codes when you are at the checkout stage: http://www.befrugal.com/addon/
    • Pay with a rewards credit card: You can earn points, miles, or more cash back through your credit card in addition to using a coupon and earning online shopping cash back through a site such as BeFrugal.com. You can put the rewards toward a family vacation. Just be sure to pay off your balance and use a card that offers rewards you can use.

5.       Use your computer as a resource, even if you are going to the store to shop:

    • Online weekly ads tell you what’s on sale near you. Stores like Target, Walmart, Macy’s and more have a variety of school supplies on sale and department stores often have sales announced in their weekly ads.
    • Print coupons for free from coupon websites like BeFrugal.com. Look at printable retail coupons to save on back to school clothes, dorm furniture, computers, etc.

6.       Save on snacks & school lunches:

    • Make your own snack size packs. Buy a big quantity of snack items like crackers or nuts then portion out your own snack size amounts for lunches. There’s more value in purchasing a larger size container instead of snack size portions.
    • Reuse packaging. Instead of throwing away your money with tons of Ziploc and paper bags, buy one reusable lunch bag and some small Tupperware.
    • Sandwiches don’t have to be on bread. Sometimes other items like English muffins go on a mega-sale like buy 1 get 2 free, making them hard to pass up as a smart buy. Purchase them on sale and use them instead of bread for lunch sandwiches.

Back to school money saving advice for teachers

1.       Take advantage of teacher discounts. You can save on everything from professional clothing to supplies needed in the classroom.

2.       Consider purchasing larger volumes to lower the per unit cost of school supplies. Warehouse stores like Cosco and BJ’s can offer savings.

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Johnson & Johnson Coupons

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 11th June 2013

Johnson & Johnson is providing consumers  with over $60 in coupons and rebates from more than a dozen brands across every sector, including nearly $20 in savings from Care With Pride, an anti-bullying initiative to help keep schools safe for all kids.

Coupons and rebates can be found at www.carewithpride.com.

Care with Pride is once again teaming up with non-profit partner, PFLAG, and this year they are honoring the organization’s founder, Jeanne Manford, who passedaway earlier this year.  She was a true hero who stood up to bigotry in support of her son 40 years ago at NYC’s gay pride parade and inspired countless others to follow in her footsteps.  Please share this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lq3R3CLcrE.

In the video, it is announced that if a consumer donates $5 to PFLAG by texting HERO to 81550, The Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies will match that donation, dollar for dollar, up to $150K to help make schools safe, for all kids.  Those who text will also receive a link to the coupon offer on their mobile device as a thank you.

Let’s support this great organization and Johnson & Johnson!

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Frugal Tips For Celebrating Easter

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 25th March 2013

Below is Easter advice from Jon Lal of BeFrugal.com. Filling up a holiday basket doesn’t need to empty out people’s wallets.

  • Look for free community events such as Easter egg hunts for kids.
  • Instead of buying tons of pastel decorations, pull out anything light colored, spring-like or bunny-related that you already own. A little creativity can save a lot of cash! Perhaps some pastel holiday ornaments can make a centerpiece by filling a pretty bowl, or a bunch of carrots can be arranged in a vase for an appropriate flower alternative. If you host an Easter gathering annually, head to the party store the day after the holiday this year and score décor on clearance to use next year.
  • Always save your Easter baskets to use again next year. You can add a bow to a basket from a bath and body store gift or food gift basket instead of purchasing a new basket.
  • Don’t waste your cash buying fancy clothing you’ll only wear once on Easter Sunday. Look at your closet instead to see what “Sunday best” items you already own.
  • If you plan to celebrate by enjoying wine with Easter dinner, check for rebates on alcohol. In addition to sales, mail in rebates can really lower the cost, sometimes you can even get paid to buy the product!
  • When hosting a family gathering to celebrate, tell guests it’s BYOB. This will significantly reduce your costs. If you live in a state with a deposit on cans, you may even profit from hosting a family gathering.
  • Check the sales flyers to see what grocery items are on sale for Easter dinner. Also check for sales on Easter candy. Drugstores and big box stores like Walmart or Costco can also provide savings. Don’t forget to look for a grocery coupon! You can often “matchup” coupons and sale items for extreme savings.

Don’t forget the 99 Cent Only stores  in California and dollar stores across the country for last minute accessories!

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Valentine’s Day Frugal Tips

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 28th January 2013

True love means never over spending to impress someone. Coupon & savings expert Jon Lal – founder of BeFrugal.com – provides the following money-saving tips for Valentine’s Day:

  • In an effort to save, many will make gifts. This is fine if you enjoy doing so, but consider the cost of your time as you make cookies, an old-fashioned homemade paper valentine or write a poem. Using technology can help you save time, while remaining original. You can publish a free iTunes playlist of love songs or use the app Songify to create your own love song.
  • If you’d rather purchase a gift, create a budget and consider gift ideas before shopping. After you have a plan, shop online so you can save more money. Always look for a free promo code for a discount or free shipping plus shop through a cash back site to earn cash back for free. You can often combine a discount and earn Cash Back.  Plus, if you pay with a rewards credit card, you can also accumulate some points. Just be sure to pay that off so you avoid interest.
  • Even those on a budget can treat their sweetie to a night out. Be sure to check for a restaurant coupon and consider dining out for dessert only to reduce your spending.

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Johnson & Johnson Coupons

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 19th December 2012

Start the New Year off with these savings! Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies is releasing their Healthy Essentials coupon insert on Sunday, January 6th, in local newspapers everywhere and online at www.healthyessentials.com. Healthy Essentials coupons will provide over $175 in savings on all your favorite products.

Winter is in full swing, and between the weather, wind and outdoor fun, our skin is especially in need of TLC during the season. To get a jump start on restocking everything your family relies on during the cold winter months, J & J has put together the Winter Skin Survival Kit (product details below). It’s everything for mom, dad and even baby to keep skin nourished and healthy through the winter weather and beyond!

Winter Skin Survival Kit (valued at approximately $50) includes:

·  JOHNSON’S® Baby Powder ($3.99): It’s a tried and true classic. JOHNSON’S® Baby Powder leaves skin feeling soft and fresh, while helping to eliminate friction to keep skin feeling cool and comfortable.

·  JOHNSON’S® Baby Lotion ($2.99): Classic JOHNSON’S® Baby Lotion is most moms’ “go to” for baby’s skin. It’s no wonder – besides preventing moisture loss from baby’s natural skin barrier, JOHNSON’S® Baby Lotion can be used to “baby” adult skin, too! We can’t resist that sweet yet subtle classic scent.

· JOHNSON’S® HEAD-TO-TOE® BABY WASH ($3.99) Babies have the most delicate skin of all – did you know that cleansing with JOHNSON’S® HEAD-TO-TOE® Baby Wash is proven to be as mild as cleansing with water alone? With their special NO MORE TEARS® formula, you can bathe baby knowing that this wash is as gentle to the eyes as pure water.

· BAND-AID® Brand with new QUILTVENT® Technology ($2.29-$4.79): Dry, winter air and outdoor fun can mean more nicks and scrapes. Now, America’s #1 bandage brand just got better! BAND-AID® Brand’s new QUILTVENT® technology creates air channels to let your wound breathe, while still protecting from dirt and germs!

· BENGAY® Zero Degrees ($13.99): BENGAY® introduces this unique stick that can be stored in the freezer and provides an instant, icy cold sensation – perfect after hitting the slopes, shoveling that driveway, or wherever your active family takes you!

· NEOSPORIN® ECZEMA ESSENTIALS™ Daily Moisturizing Cream ($13.99): Harsh weather, with less humidity and heat, can make eczema especially difficult during the winter. With a unique RELIPID™ formula (which contains a lipid, humectant, emollient and botanical blend) this cream goes beyond ordinary daily lotions to relieve dryness, itch and irritation due to eczema. It’s clinically shown to restore visibly healthier skin in 3 days!

· NEUTROGENA® HAND CREAM Norwegian Formula® ($4.99): Winter takes its greatest toll on our most exposed skin – our hands! This hand cream is ideal for those seriously dry, chapped hands, providing prompt healing for hands that suffer even the harshest of conditions, lasting up to 17 hours!

· DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste ($4.99): For baby’s delicate bottom, this is the only leading brand that contains the maximum level of zinc oxide. The rich, thick formula immediately forms a protective barrier to soothe rash discomfort and provides overnight relief for baby’s tender skin!

According to a recent study by Wakefield Research on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies:

·  81% of Americans are likely to make a New Year’s resolution to save more money this year

·  Of those who have made New Year’s resolutions to save more money, 65% were unsuccessful

·  Younger Americans know saving money is a challenge – 46% of 18-34 year olds believe it’s harder to stick to a responsible budget than a healthy diet

·   Of the 81% likely to make a resolution to save more money, 2 in 3 (67%) plan to use coupons to support their resolution

·    It takes Americans an average of 5 weeks to get back to their “normal” budget after the winter holidays

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J & J Coupons

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 25th July 2012

Here’s happy news for moms, it is the half way mark on summer vacation! You can start counting down to September and with these coupons there will be a few extra dollars for warm weather fun.

Get your savings this Sunday, July 29th, with the special Healthy Essentials coupon insert in your local newspaper and online at www.healthyessentials.com (you have to register) to provide $175 in savings on all your favorite products.

To get a jump start on restocking everything your family relies on during the hectic fall months, Johnson & Johnson has put together a Mom’s Back-to-School Survival Kit. It’s everything moms need to stock the medicine cabinet, encourage healthy habits for their little ones and prepare for a new school year!

Mom’s Back-to-School Survival Kit includes:

AVEENO® Continuous Protection for Face SPF 30 ($8.99-$11.99): Perfect for the whole family, especially your athletes who are outside on the playing field this fall! This powerful sunscreen provides high, broad and photostable UVA/UVB protection against the sun’s harmful rays, specially formulated for the face to be oil-free and non-greasy.

AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Lotion SPF 15 ($9.49-$9.99): Colloidal oatmeal and rich emollients moisturize your skin for up to 24 hours while providing UVA/UVB protection. Ideal for mom on-the-go to keep skin soft, smooth and protected!

REACH® TOTAL CARE Multi-Action Toothbrush ($5.09): Teaching good brushing habits just got easier with this multitasking toothbrush – specially designed bristles clean in multiple directions with each stroke, helping you remove up to 90% of plaque.

LISTERINE® SMART RINSE® PHINEAS AND FERB™ ($5.19): Specially designed just for kids, this post-brush mouth rinse with fluoride – an important ingredient to help provide extra cavity protection – provides 12-hour cavity protection and strengthens teeth 99% better than brushing alone!

JOHNSON’S® Baby Powder ($3.99): It’s a tried and true classic. JOHNSON’S® Baby Powder leaves skin feeling soft and fresh, while helping to eliminate friction to keep skin feeling cool and comfortable.

JOHNSON’S® Baby Creamy Oil ($3.99): Classic JOHNSON’S® Baby Oil gets a rich makeover with Aloe Vera & Vitamin E. With a sweet yet subtle fragrance, it’s an indulgence for mom and something the kids will love as well!

NEOSPORIN® and BAND-AID® Flexible Fabric ($4.77 – $9.07, $6.99): A staple in every family’s first aid kit and a match made in healing heaven. From the #1 doctor-recommended brand, NEOSPORIN® First Aid Antibiotic Ointment kills more types of infectious bacteria in laboratory tests than even the leading topical prescription antibiotic.

BENGAY® Zero Degrees ($13.99): BENGAY® introduces this unique stick that can be stored in the freezer and provides an instant, icy cold sensation. It’s perfect for mom to throw in the cooler for soccer practice, long hikes, or wherever your active family takes you!

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Fight Bullying With Coupons

Posted by The Frugal Diva on 5th June 2012

Johnson & Johnson has launched a nationwide anti-bullying program called Care with Pride and financial support is being raised in part through $65 in brand savings on Johnson & Johnson products purchased at Walgreens. You can download the coupons and rebates at http://www.walgreens.com/pride.

Care with Pride supports PFLAG’s (Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) anti-bullying efforts in schools across the country for all youth. It is being done in association with Walgreens.

Betty DeGeneres (mom of you know who) has recorded a video announcement of the program that can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti5wrQGG794

Johnson & Johnson will provide a minimum of $200K, and up to $300K to PFLAG’s Cultivating Respect, Safe Schools for All initiative

Plus they are providing a Safe Schools Action Pack that provides $65 in coupons/rebates for multiple J&J brands — a dollar from each redeemed at Walgreens goes to PFLAG

Walgreens will set up Care with Pride retail displays in 500 stores across the country.

This is a win-win. Help out a great cause and save a few dollars at the same time.

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