I got an amazing amount of FREE stuff from Walmart this week! Of course it helped that I attended the Speaking of Women’s Health event and I actually went shopping there! Here’s my photo of the free samples I got in the mail (Huggies, Dove deodorant) free stuff I picked up at the event (book, Kotex sample, Citracal sample), and some things I “bought” for free (Zantac, Dove shampoo & conditioner, Clean & Clear, Gillette, Old Spice Body Wash, Kotex).
I attended my first Walmart freebie event by going to Speaking of Women’s Health on Saturday, May 3 and I learned that some Walmart stores are not prepared for the events they are supposed to be participating in. I had to inquire at Customer Service if they were participating – yes, they had the books – oh, were they supposed to put them out today? My question about the event prompted them to get a table set-up and start handing out the books they had in boxes in the back. I wonder if maybe Walmart should hire me to keep my store on-track with their events?
I also noticed a coupon for $1.00 off any Kotex product in the May 30 issue of All You magazine (pg. 28) and I used it on a package of Kotex Lightdays Liners (16 ct.) priced at $1.00 (found near the travel items in the drugstore section). The same coupon might still be available to print here (I’ve listed it before, so you may have already printed 2 of them). So, you can get FREE Kotex at Walmart – not the most exciting thing to get for free, but useful for sure.
Free Samples Currently Available
New for This Week:
Still Around from Previous Weeks:
Upcoming In-Store Events:
What Can You “Buy” for FREE???
Check out “The Grocery Gathering” at BeCentsAble for the best deals and more freebies at Walmart this week! And don’t miss their Great Gathering Giveaway this week for a chance to win $100 cash! You can leave a comment on this post to potentially gain another entry in this giveaway.
This is what I “bought” for free this week:
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I’m glad you look forward to visiting my site every day, Brown Family! I have never seen a requirement for printable coupons to be printed in color – black & white should work! The key is that the scan bar is scannable. Any store that accepts printable coupons should accept them in black & white. Most people have a printer in their house – most people do not have a copier in their house. If you are questioned by the cashier about your coupon, then ask to speak to a manager. I find that the managers usually tell the cashiers to take the coupon because they want to make the customer happy. The only thing that would make the cashier or manager suspicious that you may be copying coupons instead of printing them is if you brought a stack of the same coupon to use – but most stores restrict the number of “same coupons” you can use (3 at Kroger). Also, many stores that accept printable coupons will not accept printable coupons for “FREE” items, it’s just part of their coupon redemption policy. Any other questions – ask away!
I love your blog!!! It is one of my favorite things to do everyday- check out the free goods at Freebies 4 Mom! Thanks for all the work you do. I just have one question for you about printing online coupons. This may sound dumb, but hey I need to know. I usually print everything off of our laser black and white printer, but will stores take black and white coupons printed at home? Would they think that I just copied all of these coupons?
Thank you Heather for your posts regarding Walmart. There are few stores where I live and Walmart is the main one.
Thanks for pointing your readers to the Grocery Gathering!
You are so welcome, Alyssa – I’m having fun doing it!
Heather, I am loving your Wednesday Wal-Mart posts! Thank you for this feature!
Thanks for the clarification, Jessie! I didn’t have the coupon from the Sunday paper in front of me, so I was guessing it was the same – I’ll update my post to reflect this. And yes, you printed that coupon from my site – I’ll post the link in case you can still print them!My copy of All You rang up as $1.77 at my Walmart store in Houston – it sounds like they might be raising the price in other regions.
The Fry’s mailer goes to those with a Fry’s shopper card – it’s one of the Kroger family of stores. Like Kroger, they often mail out manufacturer’s coupons along with store-specific coupons. I don’t have Fry’s in my area, but I was able to get the coupons because they came in my envelope for The Coupon Exchange, a Yahoo group that I participate in. There’s a button on my left sidebar if you want more info on The Coupon Exchange – it’s a good way to expand your sources of coupons.
I am wondering about how to get the “Fry’s mailer” Is there a place I can go to subscribe? Also, in response to the previous commentThe All*You mag were price $1.97 here is CA still. I hope they don’t go up. If you subscribe through BigCrumbs portal at magazines.com you can get %31 cash back on the subscription cast. That it what I did. Thanks!
It’s very strange, because I can see your copy of All You marked $1.97, but I was surprised when I picked up my copy the other day and it rang up as more than $2! Sure enough, there was no banner saying $1.97, but the price near the bar code said $2.49. I wonder if they are testing the waters to see if they can raise the price? Oh well, I was much happier when I saw that free deodorant! :)
Wow, Heather, this is a great post and it looks like a heck of a lot of work… thanks! Just wanted to mention that my newspaper coupon for $1 off one seems to only be good for the pads and not Lightdays (maybe a regional difference?). However, I had two printable coupons rolling around that were good for $1 off any product and they don’t expire until Dec… I am almost positive that I printed that from a link from your site, but it was probably months ago. Anyway, perhaps some of your other readers still have them rolling around too!