Saturday, September 19, 2009

We've moved to "That Went!"

We're giving away $50.00 gift cards every day for a week! Come by and win yours!
Hey, you know all those amazing women who have coupons for everything in their basket? Have never spent more than 30 cents for an article of clothing? Can make a 16 foot Christmas Tree out of dryer lint and elbow grease?
I am SO not one of those women. (This is not new information to anyone who knows me.) But what I DO have are two things: an increasingly expensive family and an increasingly dwindling income. So I am getting off my slacker fanny and figuring out the whole budget thingie.
If you already have your coupons beautifully alphabetized in your color-coordinated folder, you’ll find plenty of goodies here. If you’re shoving them in your glove box and patting yourself on the back if you remember to bring your reusable bags into the store (autobiographical, that!) there’s lots for you, too.
The ONE really great thing I have to offer? The Sneaky Inside Tip: Since The Todd and I have our own morning radio show, I often hear of deals and discounts early. Or maybe one of our clients wants to send the love your way. Or maybe I tried something out first and really messed it up so I know what worked and what didn’t (also, autobiographical.) But the end goal is the same: finding you ways to save money, save time, find some balance, and maybe even live a little more luxuriously than you might have before.
That’s a GOOD goal!
If you’re looking to make money to help out your dwindling paycheck, you’ll find some options here! I try to post only what I know is authentic and reputable. Click onto “Surveys and Reviews 4 Profit” for more information.
Um, they said I had to have a bio. Here goes…
I tricked the world’s most amazing man into marrying me. We have glorious twin boys who are long and gangly, just like their daddy. I’ve never eaten a birthday cake I didn’t like. I spend most of my waking hours trying to be ingratiating enough to keep people listening to our radio show–we’re “Todd and Erin” on B98.7 in Salt Lake City. You can also check out toddanderin on Facebook and ToddandErin on Twitter. Same great taste, less filling.
Seriously! Head over!!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

We're Moving!


I'm thrilled to show you the new Blog--still called "That Went Well..." but with a new address and piles of new features! It's easier to navigate, and there's faster ways to find just what you want, like Organics, or Making Money At Home, Giveaways, or Free-Bees, etc. It's still a bit of a work in progress, but I'm so excited to share it with you! Comments and opinions always appreciated, and THOSE are easier to add, too. ;)

We'll be giving away a $50.00 gift card to Lowe's this week and will draw on Tuesday, 9.15.09 To celebrate the blog's new launch, we'll have SEVERAL $50.00 gift cards to places like Home Depot, the Gap, Old Navy and Kroger's to offer next week. Stop on by, set a spell, bookmark us! C'mon, we're family!

Friday, September 11, 2009

$50.00 Lowe's Gift Card Giveaway!

You know you want to chuck it--that vile peach-colored toilet. Or maybe you're already deep in some DIY project? We've got a $50.00 gift card to Lowe's...that could get your project finished off for good! Please add yourself as a Follower--it takes two minutes, I promise--and throw your name in the shoutbox feature to the right. We'll pick on Tuesday, 9.15. Good luck!

Free Movie Night!

Red Box FREE Movie Rental Code:
JM3HKTM--this is good through the month of September!

Kid's Boost drinks for next to nothing...

...with these nifty little guys: $5.00 off:

Sneaky inside tip: hit your back browser button and print each coupon twice!

Earth's Best Organics! is offering some great deals on organic baby food today... Use code EBBOGO55 at checkout to get 35% off. You can also join the subscribe and save program to get an additional 15% off, making it 50% off. (You can easily cancel it under your account later.) You'll also get FREE shipping.

Money-making at home...

...The Todd is obsessed suddenly with at-home survey companies that help you make a little extra cash. Because I love you, I try to test everything out before I post it here, and because I'm occasionally a moron, I'm pretty sure I've found all the sleazy companies that aren't worth your time. Here's one that's good and reputable--you'll get $5.00 for every survey and they're prompt about sending your checks. It's called "MineField Online." Sneaky inside tip: if you DO participate in any of the free introductory offers, KEEP A LIST RIGHT BY YOUR COMPUTER SO THAT YOU REMEMBER TO CANCEL BEFORE YOU ARE CHARGED! Remember also to open a free gmail account specifically for your online adventures so that your regular or family email account doesn't get buried in spam.

$25.00 off Sephora Skin Care!

Use this coupon to get a $35.00 skin care line for only $10.00! It's a 3 pack set of Ole Henriksen skin brightening, radiance boosting skin treatments.

30% off at Border's Books!

You have to join their reader's club, but that means an email like, once a month. Here's your 30% off coupon:
And there's a couple of other discounts this week as well:
-$2 off magazine
-$2 off kids toy or game
-$3 off sports book
Thanks, Moms By Heart!

Free magazine subscriptions!

Free-Bee 2 year subscription to "Shape" magazine:

Free-Bee subscription to "Business Week" here:
Free-Bee one year subscription to "Marie Claire" magazine:
Free-Bee one year subscription to "Metropolitan Home" here:

Eat out this weekend!

The amazing 90% off sale is still going on at, and you have until Sunday to trot by and pick up a $25.00 gift certificate for only a DOLLAR! Sneaky inside tip: enter the code word "taste" when the yellow box in the upper right hand corner asks for your code. Be sure to read the restrictions for each restaurant--they tend to vary. It's an amazing deal, and you can download your certificate right then! Happy dining...

Your kids can color the fabulousness of them!

...thanks to Crayola's new webpage. Upload up to five images of your child. The site will then convert them to coloring pages! Once into the site, select the "Enter Code" button and register. Then, enter code PR24QCHT.

Win $999.00 from Dave Ramsay!

Dave Ramsay's one of the money guru guys who stresses having a $1,000.00 emergency cash fund. He's giving away $999.00 once a day for the next nine days--(Editor's note: I guess you have to come up with that last dollar on your own) and you can enter each day to win! Fill out a short form here to enter:

Fan of the smelly candles?

I, too, am a fan of the smelly candles. Yankee Candles are delightfully smelly--and much cheaper, thanks to this $10.00 off $25.00 purchase coupon! Good through Oct. 10.

Yum! Free box of Quaker Granola Bars!

Enter here and pick up an entire box for free! Plus, you can send free boxes to three friends, too!

Free Candy Friday!

Mars Candy Company decided to run their free candy Friday promotion through September!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Free-Bee Lip Fusion!

Become a fan of Fusion Beauty on Facebook and get a free lip gloss! I'm a HUGE fan of fusion beauty, when you can get it on the cheap--even better!

BOGO Free at Spaghetti Warehouse

The coupon's good through 9.12--

$5.00 off Luv's Diapers!

$5.00 off Luv's diapers--it's available first thing Tuesday 9.15:

30 free song downloads! is offering 30 free downloads from their kid's song catalogue:

Free craft activity at Michael's...

Michael's Crafts has another "Knack!" event next Saturday:

Don't forget to sign up for The Knack Faculty--you'll get a coupon for 40% off one item at the store!

Free Craft Activity Saturday... Lakeshore Learning. I love this place and shop often--the prices are about 25% less than most school supply stores. Here's a free craft to keep the little ones busy while you peruse the goodies:

Claritin Coupons

Poor Zachie and MacLean's allergies are going nuts right now--we've apparently got the highest pollen count in the country here in Utah. You going through the same thing? Here's your Claritin, honey...
Thanks, The Frugal Girls!

Here's $50.00 in gift cards!

When you join Nicole's Saving Advantage, you'll get discounts given to members only for several high-end retailers. There's a free 7-day trial, and then, you're billed at $14.95/month. You'll receive a Member's Kit a few days after signing up. And then towards the end of the first month, you should watch closely for a postcard to claim your gift cards. You must fill it out and send it back to receive your gift!

According to the current Terms & Agreement, you must be a member past your 7-day trial period to receive your $50 gift cards. You can cancel at any time.

Piles of organic coupons!

Kashi Heart-to-Heart Cereal $3$1.50/2 printable coupon

Kashi Go Lean Crunch Cereal $3$1.50/2 printable coupon

Kashi TLC Snack Bars $2.75$1/2 printable coupon

Kashi Organic Promise Cereal $3.50$1.50/2 printable coupon

Sneaky inside tip: Buy four of any Kashi product and save $4.00 instantly!
Thanks, The Coupon Project!

$10.00 off $25.00 purchase at Macy's!

Good Friday and Saturday 'till 1:30pm--a strange cutoff--but who cares, it's ten bucks!

GREAT coupons!

$5.00 off Enfamil formula! Print this off for someone you know with a baby...
$4.00 off Enfamil from Babies R' Us--can be used with the coupon above!
$5.00 off Scrubbing Bubbles Shower Cleaning Kit:

More magazine subscriptions on the cheap!

I'm loving this summer for all the wonderfully cheap magazine subscriptions--Thrifty Northwest Mom has a roundup of the newest ones, stop by!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Free flowers today!

Don't forget that today's is FTD's "Good Neighbor Day," they're offering you a FREE bouquet of flowers! Check here for a participating location:

$5.00 off at Mimi's Cafe!

Print out this coupon for your next lunch at Mimi's--it'll take $5.00 off a $15.00 purchase.

Your kids like "The Magic School Bus?"

I've never been able to read it with a straight face after seeing that episode of "South Park," but there's a free copy available to you, courtesy of the Enviornmental Protection Agency. Here's your info to get yours:

Arby's Misses You...

...after ending their extremely successful summer food promotion, Arby's is apparently lonely for you. They've started up the Wednesday feature again today--a free roast beef sandwich with the purchase of a drink. Check for your participating location!


Congratulations to Candy Barlow, our winner this week for the $50.00 Old Navy gift card! Candy, enjoy your shopping spree and I hope you spend it ALL ON YOU. We'll have more giveaways later this week!

$5.00 coupon for Luv's diapers!

I still remember buying diapers by the case when the twins were's a nice savings! Head over to on September 15th for a $5.00 off coupon!

Kid's shoes at Simple Shoes are 80% off!

They're adorable shoes, and 80% off right now--the best part is the free shipping, no code is needed at checkout.

Land's End swimwear 90% off

Snag a cute suit now for next year...or a mid-winter cruise (hey, it could happen!) prices starting at $3. Enter the Promotion Code: SEPT1 and the PIN: 00001145 for free shipping on any order! has the best deal EVER

Enter the code "ninety" in the yellow box in the upper right hand corner after selecting your restaraunt gift certificate, and get a $25.00 gift card for $1.25! It's for real--and you can download your gift certificates immediately to head out to eat. Sneaky inside tip: be certain to check for restrictions and requirements on each restaurant.

More weapons for the cereal wars...

Baby Universe Wants to Give You $5.00

Sign up for their email club and pick up a $5.00 gift certificate off a $25.00 purchase. Sneaky inside tip: be sure to click on "Great deals" you'll see a variety of codes for additional discounts you can use on the site (i.e., free shipping on all Britax car seats, free Carter's Crib pad w/bedding purchase of $100 or more).
The Todd is suddenly fascinated with being a product reviewer, so my entire job this last week is getting him signed up. Vocalpoint is one of my favorites so far...they send you products and coupons for items they want you to try out, review and then spread via word of mouth to friends. The latest product is Secret Clinical Strength Deodorant. Sign up!

Free-Bees from WalMart

Thrifty Northwest Mom has a big fat pile of free-bees available from WalMart. Stop on by...

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Lowe's Kid's Workshop

Another cute Free-Bee this Saturday at Lowe's! You'll want to sign up early, the free clinics fill up fast...your kids can make this cute drum!

Dragging through your morning?

This is an interesting idea--an energy patch! It entertains me because after getting up for our morning radio show at 4am for the past 20 years--I've tried every caffeine delivery method but intravenous...and a patch. The pack includes a 4 patch sample. Spot On Energy Patches combine energy ingredients—B vitamins, green tea extract, caffeine and taurine. To get them free, add them toyour cart, and you'll then need to start the checkout process and fill out your mailing info. Shipping is FREE too, and you will not have to enter any credit card info!

CVS has an up to 90% off summer clearance sale!

I trotted into our local CVS yesterday for some big beach towels and sunscreen for our Lake Powell trip--and they had a summer clearance sale for 75% off! However, several of the items (flipflops, towels, etc) rang up for 90% off! It's a great time to stock up for next year! Sneaky inside tip: it's NOT worth stocking up on sunscreen to hold it for 9 months--it actually expires and loses it's effectiveness sooner than you think.

Gloating from Kim: kim said...
okay so I hit CVS on my way home because of this post, and got the cutest hooded towels. A shark a frog a monkey a crab.. For 2.50.... i know they are summer timey, but they are gonna be christmas gifts for all the little kids in my family!

AAAAAH! Uggs at 80% off!

My twins live in these during winter--I've never seen prices like these! These cute crochet boots are usually $110.00, they're only $22.00 here! Jump on this if you're an Uggs fan, I don't think we'll see prices like this again.

Another cheap photo deal!

With any 1 hour print order at Walmart--you'll get a FREE 8x10 print! Order your prints online and choose free in-store pick up.

50% off Sale at Crazy Eight Kid's Clothes!

If you go here and sign up for their email list and you can get a coupon for $10 off purchase of $30 or more that should be able to be used in conjunction with sale. If you shop online you can use coupon code: C8SAVE10 (will have to pay $5 S&H charges). Go here to shop.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Halloween Fiends? This is for you!

I'm sorry, but since this blog is only a couple of months old, you haven't heard yet about my filthy love of all things Fall and Halloween. Unfortunately, I can't control myself, so please bear with me. If you're like me, I'm about to become your new best friend through the next few months. is offering a special deal every weekday right now where you find 5 costumes for under $5!! They will offer 5 new costumes each weekday, Monday thru Friday, starting at 9am CDT (7am PST/10am EST). Sneaky inside tip: they offer only 5 costumes for less than $5 AND there's a limited amount available daily. Make sure you check each morning to see what they have available that day! Go HERE to see the $5 costumes!

Apparently, once the Five Dollar beauties are gone, they're gone. By the way, these costumes show retail prices from $39.99 - $219.99, so you're picking up an amazing bargain if you catch them on the five dollar page!
Thanks to my favorite Halloween Internet Fiend: Marcus!

Free movie night, baby!

Redbox is offering a code for a FREE movie today on Labor Day! Here's the code: T46T3Q7. Make sure to select "Enter promo code" on the first screen before you checkout.
Thanks, Thrifty Northwest Mom!

For the nights you can barely work the microwave...

$2 off any 1 Healthy Choice Frozen Entree HERE
$2 off any 1 Healthy Choice Fresh Mixer HERE
Sneaky inside tip: be sure to refresh your browser and print twice!