Friday, June 4, 2010

Some Of My Favorites...

When you have a few minutes check out Some of My Favorites from other bloggers this week...
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars from Bake at 350...YUM!!!

Concrete Planters & Hurricanes from Sweet Something Design...these are neat and look easy to do. Can't wait to try this out myself!
While checking these out, be sure to see more of their posts. Both blogs are great...neat ideas and beautiful photography.
Have a GREAT weekend everyone!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Coupon Abbreviation Cheat Sheet

If you've ever wondered what some of the abbreviations mean on coupon blogs and message boards, here is a great "cheat sheet" for you to use. This list was compiled by Who Said Nothing In Life Is Free.

AC = After Coupon
AFC = A Full Cup
AR = After Rebate
BLINKIES = coupons near products that come out of boxes (usually have a blinking light)
BOGO or B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
B&M = Brick & Mortar (as opposed to an online store)
CAT or CATALINA = coupon dispensed at register after purchase
CRT = Cash register tape
DND = Do Not Double
DOUBLE COUPON = coupon that a grocery store doubles in value
ECB = Extra Care Bucks (from CVS)
FLIPS = Food Lion Internet Printables
GDA = Good Deal Alert
HBA = The health and beauty aid section in the grocery store
HCW = Hot Coupon World
IVC = Instant Value Coupon (found in Walgreen’s monthly coupon books)
IP = Internet Printable Coupon
MFG = Manufacturer’s Coupon
MIR = Mail In Rebate
NED = No expiration date
NBPN = No Beer Purchase Necessary
NWPN = No wine purchase necessary
OOP = Out of Pocket
OYNO = On your next order (deals with catalina coupons)
P&G = Proctor & Gamble insert from Sunday's paper
PEELIE = coupon that you peel off the package
Q = Coupon
RC = Raincheck
RP = Red Plum insert from Sunday's paper
RR = Register Rewards (from Walgreens)
SD = Slickdeals
SS = Smart Source insert from Sunday's paper
STACKING = Combining a store coupon with a manuf coupon
TEARPAD = A pad of coupons found hanging from a store's shelf or display
TMF = Try Me Free (deals with rebates)
WAGS = Walgreen's
WINETAG or WT = coupon hanging from wine bottles
WYB = When You Buy
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary / Your Manager May Vary