Merry Christmas to You Frugal Fans, See You in 2014!


The Discount Dame wants to wish you a Merry Christmas and let you know that I will be on a much-needed vacation until January 3rd.  Enjoy all of the great after Christmas sales, but more importantly enjoy these last few days of 2013 with those you love.

Happy Thanksgiving!


*The soft cheer of the Macy’s Day parade wafts in from the front room, The Discount Dame is standing at the kitchen counter in her apron* Happy Thanksgiving guys & dolls!  This year I am thankful for my God, my wonderful little family, and all of you who read and support me here at [Read On]

A Message from The Discount Dame


The Discount Dame is re-cooperating,  re-grouping, and re-charging while she nurses her turkey hangover with coffee and shopping today. Enjoy your Black Friday and remember, more deals are on their way this holiday season, if you don’t get it today you will survive, promise!

FREE Slurpee Today at 7 Eleven!


 On July 11th, also known as 7/11 head to your local 7 Eleven and grab yourself a FREE small size Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., while supplies last.

FREE Chick-fil-A July 12th 2013!

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The time has come to bust out your cow-spotted apparel and leave your wallet out to pasture! It’s Cow Appreciation Day aka FREE Chick-fil-A Day! Hit your local Chick-fil-A on Friday, July 12th,  and get a FREE meal if you’re  fully dressed as a cow! “Guests dressed “head-to-hoof” in cow attire will be given a [Read On]

Freebie Time!

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I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July, keep the celebration going with these fantastic freebies! 1 - All This For A King by David Crowder Band 2 - Matador Intended Play 2013 3 - How To Cook from Scraps by Higher Read 4 - How To Work for Yourself by Bryan Cohen 5 - Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know by Hamilton [Read On]

20 Freebies For Summer & 4th of July!

20 Freebies

Temperatures are rising here in California, I’m staying cool indoors today and hunting for freebies! 1 - Breathe Right Nasal Strips 2 - Sandy Wipes 3 - 10 Mealtime Devotions from Adventures in Odyssey 4 - Donald and Goofy 4th of July Coloring Page 5 - 4th of July Coloring Pages 6 - Georgiana Darcy’s Diaries by Anna Elliott 7 - Ultimate Bluegrass MP3 8 - Cetaphil [Read On]

20 Freebies to Start Your Weekend Off Right!

20 Freebies

Rough week?  Well lets switch gears and get you ready for a fun filled weekend!  Grab these great freebies while they last and get pumped for the first official weekend of summer. 1 - Lysol Touch of Foam (Available to Select Areas) 2 - Apple 2013 Summer Camp 3 - Ice Cream Social Party Pack Printables 4 - Potty Break [Read On]

Saving Time & Money On Dishwasher Detergent PLUS Win a New Dishwasher or Kitchen Makeover!

Cascade Platinum Pack Before and After

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cascade. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. One of the chores that I dread most is washing dishes.  For years I dreamed about the day we would get a dishwasher and when that [Read On]

Father’s Day Freebies & More!

20 Freebies

You don’t have to break the bank to celebrate dad, especially now that I’ve shared these 20 dad friendly freebies with you. 1 - Father’s Day Banner 2 - Father’s Day Coloring Sheets 3 - Father’s Day Coupons 4 - Scotch Brite Magnets 5 - Beyond Ordinary: When A Good Marriage Isn’t Good Enough by Justin and Trisha Davis 6 - Betty [Read On]

FREE Chilli’s Flat Bread *No Purchase Necessary*

Click on the red button above that reads “Get Your Free Flatbread Entrée” to print out your coupon.  HURRY, these are going FAST!

Freebie Round Up June 6th

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It’s time for your weekly dose of FREEBIES!  Here are a few great items that will cost you nothing today: 1 - Centrum Flavor Burst Vitamins 2 - Warped Tour MP3 Sampler 3 - Best of Friends MP3  4 - Minties Dog Treats 5- Old Before My Time by Alison Stokes and Hayley Okines 6 - The Masculine Mandate by Richard D. Phillips [Read On]

Freebie Thursday!

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Summer Reading Bingo Printable (Grades 1 – 6) The ABC’s of Freezer Cooking by K.M. Logan Analysis Without Paralysis by Babette E. Bensoussan and Craig S. Fleisher The Sustainable Living Book for Beginners Schiff Move Free Ultra Omega Sampley Frank Randall In Search of Africa by Frank Coates Organize Your Life At Home by Higher [Read On]

FREE One Year Subscription! CLOSED


***This offer is no longer available, closed the deal early, boo, boo*** There is nothing better than thumbing through a new magazine and drinking sweet tea our on the back porch on a lazy summer afternoon.  Oh wait, I stand corrected,  There is nothing better than thumbing through a FREE new magazine and drinking sweet [Read On]

FREE Father’s Day Mug + 40 Free Prints!


Click on over to York Photo and grab a Free Father’s Day Mug plus get 40 free prints.  If you order by May 31, 2013 you are guaranteed delivery by Father’s Day!  Just Use Code: MYMUG at check out, this deal expires  June 15 and is available to new York customers.  You do have to pay shipping but it comes out [Read On]

Thursday Freebies!

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Why does the Thursday before a long weekend just wear on and on?  I think it’s something like a watched pot never boils…a high school teacher of mine had a sign up in his class above the clock “Time passes, but will you?”, I’ve never forgotten that.  I hate to be a clock watcher today [Read On]

DIY Wednesday: Weight Loss Tracker

Pounds Lost

In case you didn’t know The Discount Dame is part of the #NSNation as a Nutrisystem Blogger!  I’ve already lost three pounds and five inches in my first week, woot!  I need to stay motivated and so I adapted the rewards system I created for my son (read more about that by clicking here) into [Read On]

The Discount Dame Weight Loss Challenge & Giveaway


Weight loss is always easier with a buddy, or two, or two thousand!  Sign up below to enter and win The Discount Dame Weight Loss Challenge for your chance to win a Discount Dame Weight Loss Prize Pack filled with lots of weight loss goodies and rewards for all of your hard work!

Friday Freebies!

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  It’s Freebie Time!  Here are 20 free things to help end your week right. 1 - Taster’s Choice Sample Pack 2 - John Frieda Luxurious Volume Sample 3 - The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book by Kelly Rudnicki 4 - 110 Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy Without Technology by L. Velez 5 - Nacional Records Amazon Sampler 2013 6 - Impact My Life by [Read On]

Freebies and My Celebrity Crush

FREE Samples

Look what came in my mailbox today!  I love getting free samples in the mail and the only free sample site I use is FreeFly’s which was recently featured on The Doctors…I have a little crush on Dr. Sears…yes, that’s right, Dr. Sears, it might be because I’m a little neurotic about my son and [Read On]

Moms Free at Monterey Mirror Maze ± Freebies inside

If your near Cannery Row in Monterey stop by the Mirror Maze, moms are FREE plus at the register there are lots cards for free appetizers at restaurants all over Monterey you can use any day *no expiration dates*  back to enjoying a day with my guys in, Happy Mothers Day!

HURRY $10 Off $10 Purchase at With Promo Code!

$10 off $10 at JCP Online

This Deal Has Expired This post is going to be short and sweet so you can grab this deal before the clearance section gets wiped out!  I scored this adorable sweater for FREE at!  How you ask?  Find a $10 or under item in the clearance section, use Promo Code: MORE2BUY at checkout and then [Read On]

Thursday Freebies!

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  It’s Thursday and you know what that means…FREEBIES!  It’s been a rough day at The Discount Dame house, between a never-ending pile of laundry, attempting to teach my son how to write lowercase letters b, d, e, & f, and the fact that I haven’t found the time for a cup of coffee I am wiped [Read On]

Dollar Tree FREEBIES


  Who doesn’t love walking out of a store with a bag full of goodies and a fat wallet?  I know where I”m heading today to get my freebie fix: Dollar Tree!  FYI Clear Eyes Eye drops are great for reducing pimple redness…true story. Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons $1 $1/1 Playtex Gentle Glide 360 Tampons [Read On]

Weekly Freebie Round Up!

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  1 - L’Oreal Revitalift Sample 2 - Book from Barnes and Noble 2013 Summer Reading Program 3 - Jesus Firm Foundation (iTunes) 4 - All About Jesus by Robert Quy 5 - Spring Inspirational Printables 6 - Ovaltine Drink Mix Pack 7 - How To Argue: Powerfully, Persuasively, Positively by Jonathan Herring 8 - Power Verbs for Job Seekers by Michael Lawrence Faulkner and Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford [Read On]

Happy Thursday! Have a Freebie…or Twenty!

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It’s time for some freebies!  It may not be Friday but let me tell you, this Thursday is a day to celebrate because here is a list of free things just for you, but don’t be stingy, be sure to share these with your friends…hoarding is not The Discount Dame’s style!   Sunmaid/Gooseberry Patch Recipe [Read On]

FREE Chocolate on 4/28!

Oh CVS, you know what a woman wants.  Not only did you give me a FREE $3 off anything coupon for my birthday but now you’re showering me with FREE chocolate!  This Sunday you’ll be able to grab two yummy candy bars for $o!  How?  See the matchup below: Buy 1 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar, [Read On]

Earth Day Freebies and Deals 2013

vintage earth day

Hello Hippies!  It’s time to weave daisy chains, don our bell-bottoms and bust out our acoustic guitars…It’s Earth Day!  Wait, before you run outside with no shoes on and start that first verse of Kumbayah be sure to scoop up these eco-friendly earth day freebies and deals:Get Pretty  Zoya Nail Polish Exchange From 4/19 to 4/26, order 6 to [Read On]

FREE Maybelline & Nivea at Dollar Tree

woman putting on lipstick

Looking to pamper yourself with a  few cosmetics this fine Thursday?  Do it, you deserve it, but don’t drop a bundle at Sephora, head to Dollar Tree and grab a few lip care products for FREE!  There is nothing better than spoiling yourself and being guilt free about it, am I right?  So what are [Read On]

Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2013

Tax Day Freebies

Happy Tax Day!  Well, that was an oxymoron…If your scrambling to get your taxes done you are not alone, The Dame is done, but I’m waiting for a call from my procrastinatorbrother.  Yup bro, I just slammed you on…good thing he never reads my blog  Whether your scrambling or sitting back counting your return, [Read On]

20 Freebies: Free Veggie Tales, Seventh Generation, Coffee, Printables & More!!!

20 Freebies

Looking for a quick pick me up on this Thursday afternoon?  Well I’ve got just the thing to chase away the Thursday afternoon blues, FREEBIES!  There’s a little something for everyone on the list and of course they are FREE FREE FREE!  So click your blues away!  Not depressed, click anyway, and stop being so [Read On]

Free Kindle Reading Apps for Devices Other Than a Kindle


So, you haven’t broken down and bought that Kindle yet, it’s okay, I was reluctant at first too.  Even though I take my Kindle Betty with me everywhere, yes I named my Kindle, I name inadamant objects on a fairly regular basis…Betsy my Kitchen Aid, Edna my lap top, Penelope my printer, Gertrude and Hilda [Read On]

Banana Boat SunblockMoney Maker at Rite Aid!


Rite Aid is offering Banana Boat sunblock buy 1 get 1 free AND you get a $5 Up reward per can!  That makes it just $.99 for 2 cans!  But wait, it gets better…on the cans you will find $2 off 1 coupons for a grand total of $4 off when you buy 2 which [Read On]

The Tortle Baby Basket Giveaway!

baby basket giveaway

The Discount Dame and Tortle have teamed up to bring you a basket full of goodies to help make a new moms life easier!  Whether it’s your first baby or your fourth you’ll need keep these items handy!  No baby yourself?  Well this would make the ultimate baby shower gift! Gift basket includes: Tortle- Flat syndrome is [Read On]

FREE OSCAR Freebies, Games and Swag!

Oscars freebies

  It’s that time of year again!  Red carpets, gems, larger than life leading men and stunning starlets.  While I’ll admit I’m more envious of the red carpet looks sported circa 1940-1960 I must say I do enjoy watching the red carpet at the Oscars.  I hope to see lots of modern twists to the [Read On]

Sweepers, Do You Know Cashnetsweeps?

While looking for sweep sites to add my latest Wholly Guacamole and Daily’s Giveaway to I happened upon  It’s a great list of giveaways to enter…let me know what you win!

For All of You Sweepers Out There…

While looking for sweep sites to add my latest Wholly Guacamole and Daily’s Giveaway to I happened upon  It’s a great list of giveaways to enter…let me know what you win!

Get Red Carpet Ready: Win a Wholly Guacamole & Daily’s Prize Pack valued at over $75!


So last weekend I got together with some great gals, and a couple of their fellas to share in some good company, great food, fabulous drinks, and a little red carpet fun!  Wholly Guacamole had sent me some of their AMAZING Guac and salsa, and a new product I had never tried, their salsa-guacamole mix! [Read On]

Giveaway Alert: Enter to a Pair of Movie Passes!


Lots of great movies are hitting theaters this time of year so I thought I’d team up with my favorite theater, The New Osio Cinema, to host a giveaway I know you’ll love!  Enter now for a chance to win one of two pairs of movie passes!  Yup that’s right, date night could be on us, or [Read On]

Discount Dame Kids Grocery List

Woman with kids shopping

I got a request this week to share what my son’s grocery list looks like, so here it is.  This is a real life saver at the store, it keeps him busy, keeps me sane, and helps him master his colors, shapes, foods, and works on letter sounds as well as math.  Take that Sesame [Read On]

FREEBIE ALERT: Free Airborne!!!

Did you know Airborne was created by a school teacher from here on the central coast of California?  I think she was actually in Carmel but don’t quote me.  Any-whoo, I LOVE Airborne, when I worked at the school I took it and made it the whole cold and flu season and never got sick. [Read On]


Hey there dolls, I have an exclusive deal for you on my new obsesdion: Evite Postmark!  I met with one of the gals behind this amazing, and money saving site where cute, custom invites, classy cards can be sent instantly and sans postage! Just click on over to and use promotion code DAME50 (all [Read On]

HURRY: FREE Nivea Product!


Quickly click on over to the  Nivea USA Facebook page and watch a short little video clip and at the end you’ll get a FREE Nivea Lip Care product coupon! Hurry, these probably won’t last long!

Cyber Monday Freebies!

excited retro woman

  Here are some great freebies to grab this Black Friday.  Use them as stocking stuffers, gift basket goodies, or just pamper yourself and your pet! Free L’Oreal Advanced haircare sample 2. Free sample of Nescafe Memento 3. Free shaving cream deluxe sample at Nordstrom 4. Free L’Occitane Shea Butter hand cream (full size) 5. Free NeilMed Sinus Rinse with two packets 6. [Read On]

Free Sample: Prilosec OTC


I am suffering from some major heartburn today, it’s my karma for polishing off my hubby’s potato chips…sorry hun!  I sure wish I had this free sample of Prilosec now.  Oh well, grab yours so your prepared!

Freebies For Voters!

retro voter

Whether your an elephant, donkey, green, or indie it’s time to go do your patriotic duty and cast your ballot today!  After you’ve earned your sticker be sure to flash around at one of these fine establishments for some freebies and deals:  Boston Market – Vote for your favorite Market Bowl and then check back tomorrow [Read On]

Veteran’s Day Freebies!

Veteren's day

Restaurants * Hooters - 10 FREE traditional/boneless wings wyb a drink on Sunday 11/11 * Bar Louie - FREE Meal (up to $10) and a FREE non-alcoholic beverage on Sunday 11/11 AND Monday 11/12 * Champps Americana - FREE burger on Sunday 11/11 * Famous Dave’s - FREE or Discounted Meals on Sunday 11/11 * Outback Steakhouse - FREE Bloomin’ Onions and Coca-Cola Nov 7 [Read On]

TV Dinner into Dinner for Three!

Smart Ones

Recently I received a coupon in the mail for a free Smart One’s frozen entrée from Weight Watchers.  I picked up the Santa Fe Style Rice & Beans, popped it in my freezer and promptly forgot about for a couple of days.  That is until I got home late one night with no time to [Read On]

Saturday & Sunday October 27th-28th: FREE Popcorn!

Osio Free Popcorn

If great coffee, indie films, and a cozy atmosphere are your idea of a great afternoon at the movies you’re in luck! The Osio Cinema in Monterey, CA is the place to be Saturday October 27th!  They are celebrating their Grand Re-Oppening with a fun freebie!  We all know the most expensive part of any trip [Read On]

Howling Halloween Hop: Discount Dame Beginner’s DELUXE Binder Giveaway!


  Welcome to the Howling Halloween Hop hosted by Mom With a Dot Com. Halloween is such a fun time of year. In celebration, a group of amazing bloggers have got together to give you chances to win some great prizes!   The Howling Halloween Hop will begin on October 22nd and end on October [Read On]

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