Author Archive for Jen Hopper


A great contest + my photos appear in Rolling Stone

One of my favorite Chicago bands, Empires have been chosen by Rolling Stone to compete for the cover of the magazine as well as an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel and lots of other awesome, well-deserved prizes. Please go check them out and vote!

While you’re there, you might notice that a couple of their images were taken by yours truly… :)

If you haven’t already, you should check out my photography blog.


Shopping cheap, a monthly guide

If you like to make being a cheapass a year-long affair, here’s the post for you.

This article goes through each month of the year and tells you what the best month is to find the best deals on the stuff you need! A little bit of planning goes a long way.


Eight new high-value L’Oreal printable coupons

Loreal just released some high-value L’Oreal coupons. Paired with a sale, these should make for some great deals. And I’m guessing they won’t be around for long so I’d print them right away if you use these products.

Click here to print the following coupons:

$2/1 L’Oreal EverPure Shampoo, Conditioner or Treatment

$1/1 L’Oreal Eye Product

$2/1 L’Oreal Makeup, Powder, Blush or Concealer Product

$2/1 L’Oreal Hair Color

$2/1 L’Oreal Lip Product

$1/1 L’Oreal Skincare Product

$1/1 L’Oreal Vive Pro Product

Thanks, Mojo Savings!


Free $17 coupon booklet from ConAgra Foods


Copy and paste this address into your web browser to sign up for a free booklet from ConAgra with $17 worth of coupons in it:

Thanks, KC Penny Pinchin Mama


$5/5 Healthy Choice Frozen Meals = $0.78 each at Walmart


There’s a high-value printable coupon here for $5 off of 5 Healthy Choice Frozen Meals. Walmart (and other stores) have some of the meals priced at $1.78 or so making them $0.78 after the coupon.

Thanks, MoneySavingMom


CVS Deals week of January 3

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CVS Deals 1/3 to 1/9
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Crave-NX Diet Aid Spray, $7.99
Earn $7.99 Extra Bucks (Limit 1)
Final Price after Extra Bucks: FREE

GE Energy Smart 40, 60, 75, or 100 Watt 1 pk, $2.99
Earn $2 Extra Bucks (Limit 1)
$1/1 GE Energy Smart, GE Reveal, or GE Edison halogen product – 01-03-10 SS
$1/1 GE Energy Smart, GE Reveal, or GE Edison halogen product – 11-22-09 SS
$1/2 Printable
Final Price after Extra Bucks: FREE

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CVS Bonus Days for January

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CVS Bonus Days 1/3/10 – 2/14/10

CVS has brought back the CVS Bonus Days, which is the bulk quantity items which generate Extra Care Bucks. Some of these are good deals and some are not– Just like any other time you buy items in mass quantities. These are specially marked packages so be on the look out for these.

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