Welcome to Southern Savers, where finding deals and steals is simple and rewarding!

See I told you, this would help!

Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • 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

Going Nuts? I can help you understand coupon terms and abbreviations

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In honor of your last two days to ship things free…

This weeks giveaway will be a $25 gift card to Amazon.

You have until tomorrow (12/18) at 6pm to enter and then I will promptly email the winner the Amazon gift card so that you can go and shop and get the order in before the Christmas mailing deadline.

**Amazon’s site does say that today is the deadline for free shipping to arrive in time… sorry grocery deals delayed my posting…  but you might find that it still arrives without any issues.**

Check out the recent Amazon deals and get your cart ready :)

This week you have two ways to enter (meaning you can get two chances):

  1. Comment below and tell me what store you shop at the most
  2. Follow me on Twitter or Subscribe to the main feed of the site (leave a comment below saying you did)
    • rebecca

      thanks for the giveaway

    • Krystal

      What a nice contest! I’m subscribed through Google Reader already. I typically shop at Meijer and Walgreens the most.

    • Anita

      I shop at Target the most. I’m blessed (or cursed) by living about 1 mile from a Super Target. :)

    • Anita

      Oh, and I have you added to my Google Reader. :)

    • Becca

      I love shopping at amazon.com. That’s where we get a lot of our stuff! I also have been favoring World Market this Christmas. :)

    • Becca

      I also follow your feed every day!

    • Leigh Anne Drake

      My favorite stores would have to be CVS and Target. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

    • I shop at Publix the most, and I am subscribed to you through Google Reader.

      Thanks for the great giveaway!

    • Jen

      I’m a subscriber!

    • Jen

      I’m a CVS-er. I literally know most of the cashiers and they greet me when I come in the store. :)

    • Cher

      Kroger (Smith’s). It is the only store in our town. Thanks for helping me find the deals for the week. I check your blog every Sunday! Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

    • Gail

      thank you for posting all your wonderful ideas!! I have become an avid CVS’r because of you!!

    • Megan Martin

      I am a subscriber through my Yahoo and my favorite store is CVS. I can’t wait for this weekend’s sale!!!

    • I shop at Kroger for groceries, and Target for fun. Thanks for help with both!

    • Also, I subscribe to your feed through Google Reader!

    • Anne

      I’m a subscriber. I shop at Kroger an Walmart for groceries, Target and online for fun.

    • Sherry

      I shop at Publix and Target. I am a subscriber through Google Reader. Thanks!

    • Julieann

      I love it….Amazon is one of the best internet sites to shop!

    • Julieann

      I also subscribe to your feed on my Google homepage!

    • Alisha

      Pick me, pick me! I ordered my kids’ presents on Monday and they got here today (free shipping and all). Thanks!

    • I’m a Kroger (Smith’s) and Wal-Mart (no alternatives here) fan! I wish I could get all the fun CVS and Walgreens deals…

    • I’m also already a subscriber!

    • Sarah

      I’d have to say I shop at Wal-Mart the most.

    • Sarah

      I read you through Google Reader, also.

    • Colleen

      I love Target! Thank you so much!

    • Heather

      Right now I’m “shopping” most at home! Since we’re moving this week, we’ve been trying for awhile now to use up the food, cleaning supplies, and health & beauty items we have stockpiled here! But CVS and Publix are my favorite “real” stores.

    • Heather

      I also follow you on Twitter now!

    • I shop at Kroger most of all! Thank you!

    • I shop at CVS the most.And Walgreens is a close second.

    • Laura

      I shop at Walmart the most but now I’m getting addicted to cvs/walgreens! :) Thanks for all the helpful info!

    • Rachel

      Gotta love publix and CVS! Thanks for all of your help!

    • Megan Z.

      I seem to shop at Walgreens and CVS the most because I don’t have to spend much money when I shop there! Thank you for all of your helpful information.

    • I shop at Publix the most I think ;)

    • I’m following you on twitter and through blogger.

    • Serena

      I’ve followed your site in Google Reader for quite a while. I used to be a die-hard Walmart Neighborhood Market shopper but recently switched to Kroger because they have better prices.

    • I shop at Wal-mart most, but BI-LO has become a very familiar place since I found your blog! Thanks!

    • I’ve subscribed to your blog! ;)

    • Candice

      Thanks for the give away!!!

    • Love Amazon so much! Thanks for another great contest!

    • Jennifer

      Publix is my favorite but I have become an Amazon fan this Christmas after too many bad shopping trips

    • Ginger Varner

      I love Dillions they double out coupons.

    • I shop at Kroger the most for groceries…but Amazon has had some rocking deals for toys this year – so online it has to be them!

    • tracy

      now that i read southernsavers i shop primarily at publix and save a ton! after that it’s cvs, kroger, target and — when the deals are so great i’m inspired to look past the clueless cashiers and unhelpful managers — walgreens.
      would loooove to win an amazon gc!

    • Lori

      I shop at CVS the most. Great giveaway!

    • I’m so brand new to all this couponing and savings cards, but I will shop at CVS :) THanks for this opportunity with amazon

    • I shop at Publix for groceries and hit CVS and Walgreens for my toiletry items.

    • Elizabeth

      Your blog is one I check daily (if not several times a day!). Thanks for the chance to win such a great gift!

    • Megan

      Kroger, CVS, and Walgreens! I could really use this gift certificate!

    • Megan

      I’m a subscriber!

    • Caroline

      I shop mostly at Target and CVS!!! And I love Amazon.com! :)

    • Elizabeth

      LOL Sorry I fotgot to say where I shop the most: Publix, Kroger, Wal-mart and CVS! I shop at all four once each week and most of my shopping is divided evenly between each place. But if I HAD to choose a favorite it would be Publix purely based on the enjoyable atmosphere–and the fact I met my husband there :)

    • I shop Publix the most and really enjoy CVS (thanx entirely to you). One day I want to add Walgreens to my shopping trips, but I am just getting the hang of things at two stores! : ) Dana

    • Karen

      I shop mostly at Wal-Mart right now. I’m still learning to juggle the other stores to get the best deals. In the future Publix will be my store. Thank you!

    • Karen

      I’m now a subscriber!

    • lolly

      I shop at Kroger and Goodwill the most! We have a new Kroger nearby that has not gotten the supply and demand down yet… there are many, many markdowns!!

    • I love to shop at Wal Mart! It’s a one stop shop for me.

    • Wanda

      I shop at CVS and Walmart the most….love your blog!

    • Beth

      It’s probably a tie between CVS/Kroger/Publix.

    • Beth

      I’m subscribed on Google reader — YAY!

    • christi

      I followed you on Twitter! Would you mind explaining it? :)

    • Julia

      I shop at Publix and CVS the most – love those extra bucks and BOGO’s! Thanks for all of your posts – LOVE the site!!!

    • Joshua

      I’m usually a Publix shopper, though I frequent CVS & Walgreens.

    • Shanna

      These days it’s been CVS, I’m officially addicted to ECB’s!!! :)

    • Eva D.

      These days its Kroger.

    • Karin

      Blackduck Family Foods and Target! Thanks for the chance to win—

    • Katie

      Addicted to CVS!

    • Unfortunately I shop the most at WalMart. blessings, marlene

    • And I’m a subscriber. blessings, marlene

    • Carol

      I shop at Publix alot, but I like Walgreens and Kroger.

    • Dottie

      I shop mostly at Krogers! I guess because we have to eat and they have double coupons!

    • Dana

      Thanks! I shop at Giant Eagle and Walgreens the most

    • I shop most frequently at CVS.

    • I shop at Walmart the most.

    • I just started following you on Twitter. =) Thanks!

    • Brandi

      I shop at Super Wal-Mart & Walgreen’s the most. Thanks for the giveway!

    • bethany

      Kroger. I think I seriously pay their electric bill. I had never spoken to the manager and once I wanted them to honor a sale they had the next day on something I had bought like 10 of the day before…well customer service called over the manager and he said “just credit her, she’s in here all the time”

      yeah. Wasn’t really sure how to take that. Lol.

    • bethany

      and twitter :)

    • Patty

      Can’t miss a CVS visit! Thanks for your giveaways, Jenny!

    • I love shopping at CVS, those Extra Buck deals are addicting!

      micaela6955 at msn dot com

    • I just started following you on twitter :) as micaela6955…

    • Tracey Gehrke

      I love Publix. It is my favorite place to shop.

    • I’m a CVS addict. Thanks for the giveaway!

    • Kathy

      I’m new to the site, but check it everyday. You’ve saved me so much money in just one month. I shop at Publix and Walgreens

    • paige

      I am a subscriber, and I love publix

    • Margo

      I subscribed to your feed (RSS into Outlook) a few months ago. I was drawn by the title of your site. We do not have Publix here in Richmond (they look like they have great deals), but I really appreciate your Kroger and Food Lion coupon matchups. I probably shop most at CVS.

    • christina

      I love target!

    • Heather

      My favorite is Kroger.

    • susan

      i go to rite aid the most.

    • hands down its target

    • Marie

      Target is my friend – along with Publix.

    • Deisree

      I usually shop at Wal-Mart.

    • I shop at super Wal Mart almost exclusively.

    • Sarah B.

      I shop at Publix the most. I think you can get your best deals there instead of Wal-Mart on a lot of things. Especially with the BOGO sales.

    • Meg

      Great giveaway!

      I normally shop at Meijer or walmart the most. Although when Amazon offers free shipping hey move up on my list.



    • I honestly shop at Amazon.com the most :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

    • I subscribe to your feed in Google Reader :)

    • Sarah

      I just ordered from Amazon, but am sure I could find something else there :)

    • Kristin

      I shop Publix and Target the most. I’ve also really started shopping the local thrift stores!

    • Linda B

      I love CVS. The employees are great and no coupon issues.


      I love Target and CVS!!!

    • Great give-away! I mainly shop at Target! Targa-holic!

    • Christine L

      I’m new to all this but what a GREAT site you have! Thanks for all the money-saving tips. I pride myself on being frugal. My favorite store is Target, hands down.

    • Oh, this would be awesome!!!
      I honestly shop at the bookstore the most, I’d say. Like Borders or something…that or the grocery store or something! haha
      lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

    • I’m a subscriber!

    • Melissa Richardson

      Thanks for doing this – what an awesome gift. I mostly shop at Vons – love the club card, double coupons and gas rewards.

      That is followed by CVS and Walgreens based on the sales they are having.

      If I had to pick an online store I spend the most at shutterfly – I am a photobook addict!

      Thanks again,

    • Joy

      I love CVS & Wal-Mart … probably a tie between those 2.

    • Susanne

      I love to shop at Walgreens!! Thank you so much! :)

    • ELI BOB

      I just subscribed to your site. Love it. Thanks for the chance to win. Eli

    • ELI BOB

      I mostly shop at Walmart but hit CVS and Walgreens almost every week at least once each. Eli

    • Miranda

      I probably shop at Aldi the most right now. CVS used to be my regular, but I’ve taken a break recently!

    • I actually shop at Amazon the most. I live in a remote town in the Mojave Desert and the only physical stores I shop at are Ace Hardware, Rite-Aid and the Stater Bros supermarket which is a 15 mile drive away. If there is anything I can buy online (usually Amazon), I do because they have better prices than our local stores and it’s so convenient.

    • Following you on twitter as PenelopePince.

      Happy Holidays! :)

    • Robin

      I buy almost everything on Amazon! They have the best prices for toys! And free shipping is my favorite.

    • PollyS

      I mostly shop at Walmart, but I do a lot at CVS and others.
      Thanks for all you do!

    • PollyS

      I’m a subscriber.

    • Janis

      I really like to shop @ Target. Thanks for a great site!

    • Andrea Peak

      I guess I shop the most at wal mart considering most of the money I spend is on groceries and household items.

    • Sarah

      I would have to say I shop at Target the most! I am addicted to it!

    • CTalley

      I’m a Wal-Mart gal!

    • Melanie

      Just subscribed via email.

    • Melanie

      My favorite stores are Publix (for groceries- because of the sale items with coupons) and my favorite other store is CVS – because of the stuff I get for free or nearly free!

    • hipnbby

      I love shopping at wal-mart…

    • Thanks for the give away! I shop at Amazon.com all the time. I love the one-click checkout!

    • I am a Twitter follower! Love getting the updates on my phone. Thanks for all you do!

    • Selene M.

      Thanks for the giveaway! I shop the book and kitchen departments the most.

    • Selene M.

      I subscribed.

    • Sarah

      I love Amazon. I hope I get my Xmas orders in time. thanks for the giveaway.

    • Amy Owens

      I shop at Amazon.com for Christmas presents the most and do the rest of the leg work at Sam’s Club.

      Thank you for this opportunity!!

    • Tina Welford

      I am a huge fan of Amazon. I love that I can compare prices, get all assessories, and check out all in one shot, even if I use different stores. For kids I use target the most, for my hubby I use Best Buy the most. Of course, I always go with whatever is the best deal.
      Tina Welford

    • Jessica

      Thanks. I shop at CVS a lot.

    • charleen huguet

      sadly…i think i shop at walmart the most….

    • My most frequented store used to be Wal Mart but now its CVS :D I’m now an addict! Love your site. Happy Holidays!

    • Sharon

      Thanks for the give-away!

    • Heather

      Well, I’d have to say that I shop at CVS the most out of any other store! :) Thanks for the great giveaway! Happy Holidays!

    • Sharon

      I am a new subsriber!

    • I’m also a subscriber by email. Thanks for the opportunity.

    • Stacy

      I shop at Publix for most items, but I’m really enjoying your CVS and Walgreens match-ups!

    • Melissa

      IT’s either Target or Publix for me.

    • lori

      We shop at Babies R US for everything!

    • Stacy

      Just signed up for Twitter so I could follow your blog! How cool is that?!

    • Andrea

      I am a CVS shopper! :)

    • Laura

      I shop at Meijer and Kroger the most–love double coupons!

    • Lerin C.

      I shop at Walmart the most, only because of their prices. But I do visit CVS frequently too! (Just not for groceries)

    • I guess I go where the deals are! I always get groceries at Meijer, and other stuff at Walgreens, WalMart, and Target! Wow! Thanks for the giveaway!

    • TASHA

      I am a dedicated WalMart shopper-it is really hard to beat their prices!

    • This family likes Amazon! We buy books and videos through them as well as other items. Our local grocery store, Bi-Lo, is where I like to shop and also at our CVS here in town. Can’t beat the deals.

    • Pam Jackson

      Thanks for the free giveaway, it is awesome and just in time for Christmas!!!

    • Carrie

      I shop at Kroger the most. Target would be a close second, though.

    • Amanda

      I shop at Walmart the most.

    • Tracy K. in Illinois

      I do most of my weekly shopping at CVS and Walgreens, and more occasional shopping at Target.

    • Sarah

      I shop at CVS, Bloom, Shoppers, and Harris Teeter the most.

      CVS for the great (almost, always free/MM) deals. Bloom, Harris Teeter, and Shoppers for double/triple coupons.

    • Denise

      My favorite shopping place is Walgreens…always seem to get the best deals there!

    • Sarah Baggs

      I love, love, love publix and cvs so I shop there the most!

    • I shop at Target, Walmart and Ralphs most.

    • Cathy

      I shop Publix the most-thanks for the giveaway!!!

    • Roxanne

      I really am very grateful for the chance to win this giveaway!!! You blog has been a HUGE help with my shopping!! My family thanks you as well for all of your hard work!!!

      Happy Holidays!

    • Roxanne

      Sorry, forgot to mention that my favorite store to shop at is Publix. You have made it easier with your blog!!!

    • Astrid

      Most of my shopping money goes to Kroger. But if I’m buying books, it’s Amazon all the way!

    • Tammy H

      I shop at Kroger and CVS. Oh, and I am an AVID Amazon.com shopper! I love that site. I can find almost anything I need on there and it comes super quick!

      Tammy H

    • Tammy H

      I also subscribed to you blog!

      Tammy H

    • Julie

      I shop at Publix the most. I could spend hours there!

    • Kristin

      Thanks for the giveaway! I do most grocery shopping at Kroger (Gerbes for us in mid-MO) but am also a Walgreens addict!

    • Kristin

      I have been subscribed to your feed for months! Thanks for all the hard work!

    • ashley nuzzo

      thank you for the opportunity. i shop at walgreens the most.

    • Jess

      The store I shop at the most is Old Navy!

    • sharmin

      thanks for the giveaway.

    • sharmin

      thanks for the giveaway

    • JennyG

      Southern Savers has converted me to CVS-ing! I love getting stuff for free! For groceries, I love Publix! I’ve also started following you on twitter….interesting concept! :)

    • Connie

      I love to shop at Target and at Bed, Bath and Beyond!

    • I shop at Albertson’s sales for groceries, and Walgreens for toiletries. I bought all of my Christmas presents off of Amazon, though, because it’s so much easier than fighting the crowds-and you can’t beat free shipping! thanks!

    • It’s a tie between Target and Kroger! Thanks for the giveaway!


    • Anne

      I shop at Kroger the most, followed by Walmart.

    • Beth

      I usually do not shop online… but have found so many great deals on amazon.. that I did most of my kids shopping there. It has been awesome!!

    • Henrys…seems like all I ever shop for these days is groceries!

    • followed on twitter

    • Leah Bates

      I shop the most at Walmart and CVS, but I did almost all my Christmas shopping on Amazon.com

    • Tonya

      I shop at BiLo the most.I found you through your wonderful posts on BiLo.I can never find anyone else who does it.Thank you:)I miss Kroger shopping since I moved though:(

    • Tonya

      I also subscribe through Google Reader:)

    • John Nunamaker



    • Misty

      Thanks for this giveaway! I could really use this. I shop mostly at walmart, foodlion and CVS..sometimes kroger

    • Heather

      I love Amazon!

    • Cheryl

      CVS and Walgreens take turns in favoritism!

    • Helen Wright

      I like to shop at Walgreens

    • DT

      I mostly go to CVS and Walmart. thanks for such a great giveaway!

    • Melody

      I shop at CVS the most lately.

    • brandy

      I think I shop at walgreens and walmart the most… I wish i had more choices. I am starting to love albertsons

    • brandy

      I am following on twitter!

    • Renee Evenson

      Although I don’t have the same grocery stores here that you highlight each week, I always look at your post because of your coupon links. I have found that the same products will be featured here and I make use of your coupon match-ups. Thanks.

    • I shop the most at Kroger and Victorias Secret. I know it’s a strange combination, but between the both, I hardly spend a penny! I just found Amazon.com a couple of months ago, and love it so far! What I have learned is that if I spend $25, I get free shipping though! With that said, I’d love to win!

    • Blair

      CVS and Publix have become my favorite stores since using your site!

    • monica

      right now probably walmart

    • Kristy

      I love Walgreens and Walmart. They always seem to have the best deals for me!

    • Suzanne

      I probably shop at Wal-Mart the most, for groceries at least. I really don’t enjoy shopping there…in fact, I usually dread it. But, of course they have the cheapest prices.

    • Suzanne

      I’m a subscriber!

    • Kim

      Thanks! I shop at Wal-Mart and Kroger the most. Not many options around here!

    • Kristy V.

      I shop at WalMart and Target.

    • Angela

      cvs or walgreens

    • Amy Scott

      Wow, thanks for the giveaway! I just discovered your blog and used your tips to save money at Kroger, which is my favorite grocery store to shop. I’m beginning to understand the ECBs at CVS and will start utilizing those too. I also love shopping at Amazon (which by the way, I saved $ 80 on a bluetooth that I cannot find on sale anywhere else)!

      I’m now following you on twitter and I’m asweetp. I need to get to twittering!!

    • Meghan B

      My favorite stores are Publix (love them!)and CVS!

    • Amy

      We shop at Target and Kroger the most! Just got our ECB card so will be trying out CVS soon. Thanks much for all the info.

    • Terri

      I’ve always said that I can never live anywhere that a Target is not within 5 miles. Thanks for the giveaway!

    • Adam

      I shop at Kroger mostly, but the Publix is right around the corner, so I stop there occasionally as well.

    • Melissa

      I shop at Walmart mostly, with the occasional Target and Albertsons. Merry Christmas!

    • Jen

      We shop mostly at Wal-mart since there is one about a mile away. What a nice giveaway. Thank you for offering it.

    • Jen

      Just signed up to follow you on twitter (freeChristmas). I am new to twitter so I am going to have to figure out how it works. Looks neat though.

    • Beverly

      I’m a target freak, love the place.

    • Julia Carter

      Hi! I am following you on Twitter!!

      Love your blog, it is so helpful. And I shop at Target

    • Julia Carter

      I shop at Walmart for groceries, also CVS and Walgreens, since I “discovered” your blog and a few others I shop at these two more for all the great deals that I never would have even realied prior!

      Julia Carter

    • Carole

      Thanks so much! Hope i hear from you soon!! I love my Publix!!!

    • Carrie

      I get most of my stuff at Amazon. I always check there first for reviews on items I am looking to buy.

    • Michelle

      Thanks a bunch. My favorite store to shop is at Target.

    • Amy F

      I shop at Target and Kroger the most but will go to others for great deals.

    • Michelle

      I just subscribed.

    • Marie Lyman

      I love, love, love Target! It is my favorite.

    • jessica

      I love this site!

    • Susan Hackney

      I shop CVS and Publix the most. Then Walgreens and Walmart. Target is my favorite though. Thanks for the chance to win.
      Susan Hackney
      susan.hackney @ gmail . com

    • Candra

      I mainly shop at Kroger and Target.

      Love your site, keep up the good work! Happy Holidays!

    • Stef

      I shop mostly at Kroger!!


    • Stef

      I am a subscriber!!


    • I shop at JcPenney’s and Walmart

    • brista

      As far as groceries go, most of that comes from our local supermarkets (Dave’s and Giant Eagle). Clothes come from mostly Target. Movies/music/books all come from Amazon!

      I’m subscribed with Google Reader!

    • Jennifer

      Definitely Target. Thank you.

    • It depends how quick I want to get out of the store. Quick, then Food Lion and usually more expensive. Not so quick, Wal-mart and cheaper.

    • I’m following you on Twitter :)

    • Missy M

      Since visiting your website, I love to go to Walgreens, Kroger, and CVS. They are all in walking distance!
      Thanks so much for all of your info.

    • I shop at Kroger, CVS and Walmart. I also subscribed!

    • Michelle

      I shop at Publix most often! Thanks for the opportunity!

    • It depends on what I am shopping for – Walgreens for the freebies, Target for great deals, and I use Amazon a ton for gifts! Thanks for the giveaway!

    • I subscribe on google reader! THANKS!!

    • CVS is definitely my store of choice. Who can pass up close to free on so many things we use everyday?!

    • I’m already subscribed to your feed and I Twittered the giveaway … http://twitter.com/mmartinpeterpan/status/1065755256

    • I shop at CVS at least once a week. I think I went there 4 times this past week! They kept printing out coupons, begging me to go back :)

    • I also subscribe to your blog through RSS Reader!

    • Carolyn S

      I shop at Publix, Walgreens and Walmart.

      thanks for sharing

      ceashark at aol dot com

    • Carolyn S

      I have subscribed via My AOL.

      thanks again

      ceashark at aol dot com

    • Sue Edelman

      You can find me at CVS!

    • lisa

      I love shopping anywhere I find a great deal on your website…. :)

      Publix, CVS, Walgreens, RiteAid… you name it :)

    • tammy uu

      I love shopping at Target

    • mandi

      i shop mostly at walmart & kroger

    • Tricia

      Great site.

      We shop heavily at Publix, CVS, and Walgreens.

    • CVS, of course! :) I just started using Amazon and would love some more incentive!

    • Alli

      CVS, Walgreens, and Jewel are probably a tie!

    • Malaika

      I shop mostly at Walmart and Publix. But I´ve got my eye on some toy deals at Amazon.

    • Karla

      I’m addicted to CVS and Walgreens! I am a newbie to the coupon world, and I’m having fun so far!

    • Walmart

    • katie

      I’m a CVS-aholic. :)