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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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If you have a Family Dollar nearby, you might want to stop in for a free Scrubbing Bubbles One Step Toilet Cleaner!

Scrubbing Bubbles One Step Toilet Cleaner, $4
-$4 off Scrubbing Bubbles One Step toilet bowl cleaner starter kit, SS 1/08
(makes it FREE)

(thanks Marge!)

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    • Learn22read

      on my way

    • Dsgermick

      i dont’ see it, isn’t ss smart source?

      • Paige

        It could be a regional coupon

        • I get two diffrent papers. For me it was in one but not the other one.

    • Shanada7

      THANKS!!!

    • Liz

      What is the coupon policy at Family Dollar, I have four coupons, can I use all four…thanks in advance.

    • Meeka

      I went to FD this morning and was told they could not take my coupon
      because it was the exact amount of the item which would make it free and
      I would not have to pay sale tax. Apparently, FD does not allow this
      and at first they refused to sell me the product but management made an
      exception and I was able to get the items. Has anyone encountered this
      problem at Family Dollar?

      • Sunshine_lowe

        You should go back and take them a copy of the coupon policy.  Beacuse that is not true. 

      • Coffey1993

        I have been told that before.

      • Shondra

        I went as well this morning to try and was told the same thing as well as the coupon didn’t match the item.  I requested to speak to the manager and was told you are speaking to a manager.  I didn’t want to argue, I just left.

      • Sbell56

        I called corporate on our local store yesterday. they r not free cause u pay sales tax. They don’d know how to read the policy per our district manager.

        • TabathaE

          Please share the number that you called.  I had a problem at the FD in my area.  The manager stated that they do not except coupons for $2 (What?!).

          • TabathaE

            I’m sorry.  I meant OVER $2

            • Shondra

              Yep.  I was just told that from FD corporate office. 

    • Mel

      My store does not any carry the product.

    • Who knows? lol

      I was hoping to keep this deal to myself haha jk! 

    • Rjabthompson

      Just got back from DG…the scrubbing bubbles with 1 despenser and 6 gel discs is on sale for 3.50 tag show 4.00 but rings up 3.50 makes a 23 cent overage after taxes… I bought a filler item and got the overage….The box doesn’t say kit but it does include a despenser and the coupon worked with no beep. 

    • Mom_4_Him

      This is great!!  My hubby wanted one for his bathroom and the children’s bathroom.  Thank you so much for posting this!!!!

    • Brittany Russell

      My DG also has this attached with two cans of scrubbing bubbles cleaning for $5. Got all three peices for $1!

    • Kimberlyjhensley

      was this in the add?? can we price match? at walmart?

    • chels

      can someone tell me where i can get this coupon please

    • Mamills

      Went to Family Dollar. Didn’t have it. Some of you are finding it at Dollar General?

      • Deedoescoupons

        in my store they were located in another part of the store, not beside the regular scrubbing bubble sprays.

    • April Floyd

      I went to Family Dollar on Winchester Rd. in New Market.  They said they only got 6 in and one lady bought all of them. I will try Family Dollar next. The kit at Publix was 9.99

      • Mamills

        Shame, shame, shame on that lady!!!

    • Lisa09

      The girl in the cash register freaked out because it was ringing up for free then she called the store manager and he said it was ok. Thanks!!

    • Brittanyg1984

      Tried all 3 stores in my N GA area, all out:( Trucks run on Thursdays, hopefully I can snag this deal before my coupons expire!

    • rachel

      I just went to my local FD hoping to score this sweet deal! Unfortunately, this was not advertised product on sale for 4.00. It was the gel wands…And coupon is for 1 step  cleaner. They didn’t have a spot labeld on the shelf for this product. :o(

      • Ellera3

        I found the One Step Cleaner on an aisle end cap.  I was looking in the bathroom cleaner section and didn’t spot it there.  Walked around the store and there it was, on the complete opposite side from the bathroom cleaners.

      • Deedoescoupons

        in my store they were located in another part of the store, not beside the regular scrubbing bubble sprays.

      • She

        The coupon works just fine for the gel wands that is what is I got just a couple of hours ago. They scanned just fine. I got 4 of them, a bag of Dollar General cups and three Dr.Peppers (coupon on Dr.Pepper bought 3 made my cost .45 each) My subtotal everything was .35 and I paid 1.22 tax Total = 1.57 :)

    • Nm5070

      I wonder if Walmart would price match this and also allow the 4 dollar off coupon? Does any know?

      • Products81

        They will price match only if it is in other stores ad, have to bring it with you to show cashier, no they dont take $ or cents off coupons..it has to have exact value, like $1.99 q

        • Products81

          sorry, misread your post, if it is the manufa. q in paper for $4off item they will take it, my mind was somewhere else.lol… they dont take $4off q if it is another store q.. but sunday paper is fine, you wont have a problem

        • Rudydoescakes

          You don’t have to take in the ad with you.  I price match every week and I just tell them the ad match price is.

          • Guest

            I’ve tried just “telling” them at my Walmart. They still search for the ad and look it up. I mention the television ad and they just look at me and say “it’s because we have the local ads so you don’t have to bring yours, but we still need to look it up”. ….

          • Products81

            I dont like to hold up lines, while they wait to check a ad, plus it saves me time to bring it with me, also if im getting more than one item from different store ad sales at walmart, I wouldnt write it down, for them to check each ad for each price match, where i live, walmart is always busy and lines are long, I just make it simple, on both mine and cashier, as well as other shoppers

      • Megan Lagos

        I looked at two different WalMarts where I am and they do not carry the specific item.

        What is on sale is a refill + free started kit.

        • Jule

          My walmart did and I was able to get 2!

        • The ones that I bought at walmart have a refill in it too. Walmart dont care what the box looks like as long as it has the same product/products inside the box.

      • Megan Lagos

        I looked at two different WalMarts where I am and they do not carry the specific item.

        What is on sale is a refill + free started kit.

      • Dsgermick

        I would call and post it hear and let us know too :):0

      • Jule

        I just came back from Walmart and I did price match Family Dollar’s ad. I just show the cashier the ad, and she called over the manger, and he price match it for me!

        • Shondra

          Which ad?  I thought this was an unadvertised deal.

          • Shondra

            never mind that.  I had to look under a different zip code to locate the weekly ad. for some reason under my zip i get the coupons.

      • Mel

        They do!

    • Johnandtracy

      omg …. flew to our FD.  They had 7 packs on the shelf.  I had 5 coupons … paid $1.70 sales tax !!!  THANK YOU !!!!!!

      • joan

        It would have been nice if you could have saved more for others!!

        • Johnandtracy

          why ??  if you had five coupons would you have really only used one or two and left the rest for the next person ?  No need to take it personal.

          • Johnandtracy

            … it would be like getting in line at Best Buy on Black Friday – and handing the sweetest deal in the store to the kind fellow behind you.  Nope … wouldn’t happen.

            • Tamishia

              Very true!

          • joan

            Yes, I would have!!! And  I am sure there are others who would not be shelf clearers either. Just curious: If you had had 7 coupons, would you  have bought all 7? Where does the craziness stop?

            • Johnandtracy

              Here the thing … honestly …. they give rain checks and most stores have additional supply in the back.  IF both of those options fail … take the sale flyer to WalMart and price match.  So, to answer you question … DEFINATELY !!  It’s not rocket science … just good old fashion common sense.  The Craziness stops when people think outside the box and use all their options inseatd of waition on someone else to figure it out for them.  Jenny gives us all an awesome guidline to go by – no need to panic when the specified store has empty shelves – use another option. 

            • i am not a shelf clearer… but In my area each family dollar got a limited supply each store only got 8. They will not be getting in anymore and some stores will not carry them past this week and the stores that do can expect the price to go up to about 8.00. So if there was none left it is because there was not a lot to begin with. If you use the adverage number of coupon limit of 4 per person then there was only enough for 2 people. So just keep that in mind. And walmart price matches so choose another option to get your deal. Where there is a will way.

            • CouponMomSWFL

              Honestly, if there is an item that I use that is non-perishable for FREE with coupons, I will use every single coupon I have. Likewise, if I have coupons for items that I don’t use that makes an item cheap or free, I will give them to people that can use them or leave them on the shelf like a little coupon fairy. Sometimes people truly can’t afford to pay full price so they are going to get up early and go to the store and get as many for free as they can. It doesn’t bother me, because if I truly NEEDED it, I would have gotten there first! It really is like getting in line for Black Friday 5 minutes before a store opens and expecting someone who has been there 8 hours to leave a great deal for you. Its awesome if it happens, but don’t expect it!

            • Deedoescoupons


              It really is like getting in line for Black Friday 5 minutes before a store opens and expecting someone who has been there 8 hours to leave a great deal for you. Its awesome if it happens, but don’t expect it! ” 

              ….i couldn’t have said it better.

            • Mel

              IF I had 7 coupons, YES I would have gotten 7…. since I have 20 coupons…. I will get 20… I asked the store to order for me and they did!  First of all… I bought the papers… I cut out the coupons.. why shouldn’t I be able to use them…. some couponers do actually get large quantities to bless others…. not that it should matter

            • Sporksoma

              It matters to me.  It’s so incredibly rude for someone to go clear a shelf (and clearing a shelf means getting more than 5 of an item), because what about me?  I want in on that item, too.  My family is a very needy family, and we barely make ends meet using coupons.  Why is my family not worthy of getting these items, but your family is?  Even if you’re donating the items to charity, you should take into consideration the other people who are behind you who are in the same type of situation but are doing it for themselves instead of relying on others.

              That is why I do not clear shelves.  It’s one thing if there are three of an item left, or even 5 of an item, and you take all that’s there, but 20?  That’s greedy, even if you are turning around and donating it.  It’s greedy because you aren’t being considerate of the next person, who may be in need just as much as the people you’re giving to.  I thought our country had a can-do attitude, a bootstrappy attitude, not a rely-on-shelf-clearers-to-give-to-charity-so-you-can-be-dependent-on-charity-instead-of-doing-it-yourself attitude.

        • She

          She bought 5.. not 20. I bought 4- one for each of my bathrooms and one for my mom. It was a good deal and I did not feel bad at all for taking the last 4. :)

      • Dsgermick

        where did you find the coupon i can’t find it

        • Johnandtracy

          I believe it was in the Sunday paper two weeks ago.

    • Camsmom

      i got mine..3 of them..for all my bathrooms..

      • TabathaE

        Which FD did you go to?  Was there a problem scanning q’s?

        • Tamishia

          Not at all.

    • Yardgirl74

      I just went and got mine Yea

    • Jule

      I just went and got 4 for all of my bathroom!!!!!! I’m so  happy!!!!!!!

    • I went and got two. It worked fine for me … no questions asked. Paid .40 cents in sales tax. There are two $3 off coupons in each box (so total of four for me) for the kits… so you could use those and buy them for only a $1 each :) . Thank you for posting I am so excited about these!

      • Deedoescoupons

        there is also a 3rd cpn in the kit when you unfold the insert all the way for bogo refills.

    • Tamishia

      I bought 6 with no problem all in one transaction. Had 10q but will give the other 4 to a family member.

    • Ellera3

      So while I was hunting to find these, I overheard a couple of the associates talking about how one lady came in & bought this item when they were $4 & used a $3 off coupon to get it for $1.  She apparently bought all they had in the store.  A little weird for me since that was the only thing I came in there to buy.  Lol.  So I bought two & walked around and picked up a couple other things, using coupons for all of course.  :)

    • coupon101

      walmart has them on sale for 3.97, if you use the $4/1 coupon you will get overages and only pay tax! :)

    • gardengirl

      I called the FD in my area and was very lucky, the lady who I spoke w/ is also a couponer.  She said that I could use the coupon w/o a problem.  She gave me her name and told me that if I had a problem at check out to ask for her.  I didn’t have a problem at check out.  I spoke w/ her after I checked out and gave her my extra coupon. 
      Thanks Jenny

    • Pat

      I just got back from my FD and they didn’t get any in.  I then went to Walmart and these were 9.50 there.  :-(  I’m out of luck

      • chance83

        I went to FD and got an ad and was able to price match at wal-mart

    • Products81

      Just got back from FD, I dont really shop there, so it took awhile to figure out where it may be..then on lower shelf found 1 left. :) ty..I always tend to be out of luck when it comes to great freebies..Also I saw they have the airwick refills in a wrapped package, buy 2 get 1 free for $10 save $5.. I plan on going back and getting one, also target has a few left, the airwick spray gadget for $4.99 includes a free refill, not bad seeing one refill cost $5

    • Anonymous

      My hubby works for Family Dollar and he said they ones they got in today have $3.00 coupons inside the box

    • Mounit98

      My FD wouldnt take my coupons for $4 off bc it would have made the item FREE and they dont do that anymore according to their NEW coupon policy that she showed me! So Walmart has them for $4?

      • Mel

        No but walmart price matches!

    • Lauren

      Find it comical that people are buying so many of these.  Geesh, how many toilets do y’all have???  :)

      • Mel

        What a blessing it is to give people in need a clean toilet!

    • Debbie

      The Family Dollar where I live in FL said the same thing that Mounit98’s said. I went straight home and checked FD Coupon Policy online and sure enough it says they do accept coupons that are greater than or equal to the item being purchased which would result in the making the item free.  I was sooooo mad.  I knew something was up when I found they had 6 on the shelf in the first place b/c I usually miss out on all the free deals. I may try Walmart and see if they will price match.  Never done that before. 

      • CJ

        That is very foolish of Family Dollar because they are letting all these sales walk out the door to Walmart, who will not only get the $4 for the coupon but make $.08 on each coupon.  Sounds like whoever wrote their coupon policy had no understanding of how coupons truly work.

      • Mel

        Walmart price matched here in polk county florida…bought all they had… and their original price is $10 each…

    • Debbie

      Thanks for the tip Stephanie82. Since they would not take my $4 Q’s at FD, I bought 2 anyway b/c I really wanted to try this product and $4 was the best price I have seen on these in my area.  I checked my boxes and you are right. I found 2 Q’s for $3 off the Starter Kits and a B1G1 Q for the refills. Yay!!! I am going back to FD tomorrow and see if I can get some more for $1 each without any hassle b/c of the $3 Q I hope.  Hopefully they will still have some b/c everytime I try Walmart, they are out and the cost is around $9.00. 

      • Apjp2527

        Do you have a Dollar General?  If so, they are on sale for $3.50!

    • Debbie

      UPDATE to my previous post!  I thought I had misread the FD Coupon Policy, but after giving it a second look i realized it actually states: “We do accept coupons that are equal to or greater than the price of the item and reduce the price to free”. They do not accept coupons that are for “free” items that do not require a purchase. I am definitely going back to FD in the morning and get a refund b/c they can accept the $4 Q after all. Apparently, the  Cashiers at my store read the policy wrong too.  Wish I would have had the printed Coupon Policy with with me tonight, but you can bet I will have it with me tomorrow. I know it sounds crazy to be getting excited about toilet cleaner, but these products are expensive and it’s nice to get something for free once in awhile. We couponers put alot of effort in scouting for deals and gathering coupons to maximize our savings and are often made to feel we are doing something illegal by using a Q to save $ or actually get an item for free.   I promise I am signing off now and going to bed.  Sweet Dreams to all my fellow couponers.

    • Debbie

      UPDATE to my previous post!  I thought I had misread the FD Coupon Policy, but after giving it a second look i realized it actually states: “We do accept coupons that are equal to or greater than the price of the item and reduce the price to free”. They do not accept coupons that are for “free” items that do not require a purchase. I am definitely going back to FD in the morning and get a refund b/c they can accept the $4 Q after all. Apparently, the  Cashiers at my store read the policy wrong too.  Wish I would have had the printed Coupon Policy with with me tonight, but you can bet I will have it with me tomorrow. I know it sounds crazy to be getting excited about toilet cleaner, but these products are expensive and it’s nice to get something for free once in awhile. We couponers put alot of effort in scouting for deals and gathering coupons to maximize our savings and are often made to feel we are doing something illegal by using a Q to save $ or actually get an item for free.   I promise I am signing off now and going to bed.  Sweet Dreams to all my fellow couponers.

    • Mszabo

      Went to my Monroe, Michigan FD store tonight. That place is like an old school bodega. The place in town that has the poorest selection with a bunch of old products on the shelves – they flat out did not carry that Scrubbing Bubbles product – AND I was unable to locate a sales flyer to price match at Walmart – does anyone know if Walmart will accept a print of the online ad for price matching?

      • Apjp2527

        My Wal-Mart doesn’t even make me show them an ad.  Cashier profile.  I always pick the young guys.  They don’t care!

    • Mlaurie406

      Just went through my coupons and I somehow have 3 of these! I hope there are some left tomorrow!!

      • Mlaurie406

        Family Dollar was out of them, but I price matched at Walmart and got 3! Yay!

      • Mlaurie406

        Family Dollar was out of them, but I price matched at Walmart and got 3! Yay!

    • I know this doesn’t exactly belong here but family dollar also has tide 19-25 load on sale for $5 and we have that $2 off tide coupon. Is $3 a good price for this? I’m a college student and trying to get into couponing.

      • intheSonshine

        Yes, that would make it a good price for Tide.   hth

    • RvilleCouponer

      Family dollar will not honor any coupons which make an item free.  I’ve contacted the company THREE times and they will not respond to my comments!  Does anyone have a email from the company with their “new” coupon policy?

      • Mel

        I spoke in length with the employees and management at my local family dollar… you can not go in there with a coupon that says FREE pack of gum…. and get a free pack of gum…. but you can buy (for example) scrubbing bubbles for $4 and use a $4 off coupon… you do have to pay tax… coupon can not exceed retail amount of product… btw… my Family dollar is ordering scrubbing bubbles special for me and holding them until I get there…  It has EVERYTHING to do with management and not the policy….. Hopefully there is another FD near you

    • Alicia Payne

      My Family Dollar had no problem taking them, but Dollar General has them on sale for $3.50!  I got a free pack of cookies out of the deal too! 

    • Ludki

      I got 4 at WalMart with price matching! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    • 302799

      Get to your Family Dollar … price of $3.50 in effect till the end of the day (01/22).

    • 302799

      Whoa … forgot about Walmart matching the price.  Got my ad and headed out!

    • Mrsnmm

      Shocked that I was able to find 2 after searching 5 stores. 

    • coupon42

      I live in Ca. and don’t have a FD. Does anyone know if I can price match at my Walmart?