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teresa January 23, 2011 at 3:04 am

Would you please share how you planned your trip to Florida for your honeymoon.
We go every year and we are aware of some things to save money.
For ex., We do take our lunches in, drinks and refill.
We always stay in Tropical Palms. It’s camp ground with cottages. We stay in the cottage, split the cost 3,4 ways bring our food and cook.
Would like to know how you saved money with accomodations, park cost and parking if applicable & anything else that may help. We will be going in July with our first grandchild. Thanks in advance. Teresa


Laurie Cates February 12, 2011 at 5:38 pm

Good Afternoon,
Thank you for your post about free bagels at Bruegger’s. I would love to send you future events, deals and coupons from Bruegger’s. Let me know if you are interested! I have included information on heart shaped bagels for Valentine’s day. Please read on!
I hope to hear from you.
Looking for something different to give on Valentine’s Day?  Would your readers like something more creative than chocolates, roses or the “oh so lovable” stuffed animal?

Breugger’s wants to share a special Valentine with their guests.  Starting today through Valentine’s Day, Bruegger’s will offer heart shaped bagels and heart shaped pink or red sugar cookies.  

Please see below for the Media Alert providing you all the necessary information.  I have also attached a photo of the bagels.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Oh, and Happy Valentine’s Day!



Bruegger’s Shares the Love This Valentine’s Day
Bagel leader offers heart shaped bagels and cookies-fresh from the oven.

What:  This Valentine’s day, Bruegger’s will play Cupid with heart shaped plain bagels for sharing. These special bagels will be available February 11th through Valentine’s Day. Guests may purchase these bagels individually or in dozens at the regular daily price while supplies last. 

Also available, as a Valentine treat, heart shaped sugar cookies with red or pink sugar sprinkles. The novelties are $.99 with the purchase of a lunch sandwich, $1.39 by themselves, or $2.99 for 3, so you can share with the ones you love. (Prices and participating locations may vary.)

Where: Participating Bruegger’s bakeries throughout 26 States.
For a full list of locations please go to: 

When: Heart shaped bagels will be available February 11th- Monday February 14th only, while supplies last. 
Sugar Cookies are available now through February 14th 
Authentic Bruegger’s bagels in a heart shape baked fresh at each location. 

Tracy Aiello,
Kathryn Calley,
Laurie Cate, 
SPM Communications


Vicki Cox February 1, 2012 at 5:28 pm

I’m wondering why is now being directed to your site?


Julie Lynn February 13, 2012 at 3:01 am

I just wanted to say Thank You for all you do to help us save money….You are truely a gift!
I appreciate everything you do!

Julie Lynn


Judy Price March 24, 2012 at 1:21 pm

Enjoy your posts & appreciate your long hours on our behalf. I was having trouble redeeming some coupons from at Walmart. A Mgr. told me they will not take coupons with just barcodes & no UPC. I have several of these. They have coupon numbers and seem to meet your specs for a verified coupon. However, there is no UPC square, just the barcodes. Have you run into this before?


Judy Price March 24, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Please notify me of followup comments via email. Thank you.


Carrie July 12, 2012 at 12:08 am

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this site and follow you…was trying hard to post my pictures of my wonderful freebies today, but must be suing the wrong email??? Can you help a girl out?? It was a good mail day! :)



Budget Savvy Diva July 12, 2012 at 2:42 am
Julie August 16, 2012 at 2:08 pm

I just sent you a deal and I hope the link went through okay. I hope you are able to post it for me. Thanks so much in advance. I will post the direct link below.

It was for Free Shipping plus some great savings deals on my Avon Online Website. Thanks!!

FREE Shipping-Shop With ME


Robin August 18, 2012 at 2:37 pm

I think I remember a copycat recipe for Ranch Dressing seasoning. I just looked for it again, as I gave my copy away at my weight loss group(we have to be MSG free). Please let me know if you still have it. Thanks


Jennifer November 24, 2012 at 8:45 pm

I just saw this on tv & thought I would share….

Text GIFT to 38109 to get 20% off or visit…expires dec. 24


Laurie December 13, 2012 at 7:18 pm

I was just wondering if you track your freebie requests in any way? I mean, do you know what you are expecting to arrive, or do things just show up? I’m not being critical, I love your site and follow you on FB, but I just wondered if you’ve ever requested a freebie and it didn’t ever show up. Have you ever blogged about anything you got that was not exactly what you expected? I know you do the fake freebie thing, I mean your experience with receiving samples and freebie stuff.


Budget Savvy Diva December 13, 2012 at 7:42 pm

There is no way to track them unfortunately


Kaylin December 15, 2012 at 1:18 pm

Just wondering if you have any money saving tips for cell phone plans?


Kelli Bhattacharjee/Freebie Finding Mom January 6, 2013 at 8:14 pm

Hi Sara,

Do you think your readers would have an interest in personal finance topics such as how to save for retirement or how to start saving for your kids’ college? I currently run the site, Freebie Finding Mom, but I used to be a financial analyst in the investment field, so I would be happy to write on these such topics. I am also open to your suggestions.




Kasey January 12, 2013 at 11:35 am

Need a printer that can keep up with my family needs. We are spending way too much money on ink. Your advice would be soooooo helpful!


Deb February 11, 2013 at 4:29 am

I really wish you would put the monthly budget form up again.I was very cute and I only wish that I had made more copies.
Thanks Deb


Tina March 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm


We are planning a Disney trip in early 2014. I thought I say your post on getting a good deal(s) on Disney recently, but I don’t see it now. Could you please tell me again about the deal(s)? Thank you :)


Heather Carter June 25, 2013 at 12:40 am

I am 8 months pregnant and thinking about making some freezer meals for when baby arrives….have you tried any? I have asked other people and they say just to make your basic meals like normal and freeze them but I am looking for new recipes or good recipes that can be in the freezer and then cooked in the crock pot. Any ideas? I love your ideas and what you try so I thought I would ask you.

Thank you


Candice Lopez July 20, 2013 at 7:34 pm

I have been following you for a long time now and WATSON. Love you! Please follow my blog. I offer deals and special offers in Orange County, Ca and surrounding areas for all the mommies. :) I would love if you could share my blog with all your amazing followers too.


Dee January 26, 2014 at 11:11 pm

Budget Savvy Diva, all the work you do for this site is absolutely AMAZING and a HUGE THANK YOU for all the great deals, recipes, tips & Watson moments/comments (he is ADORABLE) ; ) I have been trying to subscribe to get the email updates but I never received a verification message after submitting the email subscription request form. I had trouble with FeedBurner also( I entered Budget Savvy Diva and still don’t receive emails : ( … soooo what is your suggestion ?, I would greatly appreciate any help.


Deb Thompson March 28, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Hi Sara! I LOVE you site —I am a frequent visitor, I especially enjoy your recipes! I was wondering if you could come up with a copycat recipe for Outback’s creamy onion soup? If you’ve never had it, it is so delicious, you MUST try. Please give this your best shot! :) Keep doing what you do! You’re awesome!


Julia April 17, 2014 at 10:32 pm

There is another Disney Rewards deal that you haven’t posted yet.

10 points for entering code BEARS


Liz June 8, 2014 at 1:12 am

I am’ signed up to receive your e-mails, although I have not been getting them for several months, I went to sign up again and it states that I am already signed up Can you tell me whats wrong I misss getting your e-mails on deals


tamar September 17, 2014 at 9:44 pm

Who doesn’t love free candy? & it’s organic!
I would love to send you YumEarth Organics candy to review for Halloween. Also if you are interested in a giveaway let me know.



Andrew October 3, 2014 at 12:02 am


Just want to let you know that Google Play (Music) has a weekly free album. This week is Jason Aldean’s latest.

Spread the word!


Lora Bogdanovich October 6, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Hey, Diva

I’ve been wondering if you ever received the owl earrings? It’s been way longer than 6-8 weeks and I haven’t seen mine. I wanted to find out if you got yours.




Al October 22, 2014 at 6:53 pm

Smiley360 is offering a sample of a leading brand of children’s cold medicine! Members can sign into their account to take a quick survey to see if they qualify.

A sample of a leading brand of cold sore medicine is offered as well!


Alicia Brown December 30, 2014 at 6:14 am

I was getting your emails, and then all of a sudden they stopped. I do not know how to sign up again to recieve your emails.


LUC February 14, 2015 at 11:32 am

love to received your newsletter…


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