Deals of the week: Dollar General, Cheez-It, and Barnes & Noble

Get $5 off when you shop at Dollar General and $10 off at Barnes & Noble. But hurry. These deals of the week expire fast.

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Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO of Dollar General, celebrated the company's 2009 initial public offering in front of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo. Dollar General has one of our deals of the week, with $5 off a $25 purchase.

In this week’s roundup, you can purchase a book of crafting inspiration if you take advantage of the Barnes & Noble deal. Use the craft coupons to save as you make your own items. And then snack on a free sample as you get your work done.
There is always a way to make your savings and deals mesh together. After all, I believe it’s all about the lifestyle you live, and that includes saving.

1. Free Cheez-It sample
Cheez-It is offering a Free Sample of Cheez–It on its Facebook page. Simply “Like” them and then vote for which cheese flavor you like best. Afterward, you will fill out the form for your freebie! Enjoy your yummy snack!

2. Great Barnes & Noble deal
Until Sunday (or until it sells out), you can visit Savings Lifestyle to see how to get a $20 credit to Barnes & Noble for just $10! This is extremely rare so hop on it if you are interested. I’m sure it will sell out fast!

3. Dollar General coupon
Dollar General is a great place to pick up everyday items. I often shop to get the plastic bins for shipping overseas for Operation Christmas Child. Well, using this $5 off $25 Dollar General Purchase coupon, makes it even cheaper. This coupon is only valid on 2/5/2011!

4. Craft store coupons
Craft stores are a great place to purchase crafting items, of course. I also purchase many home decor items here as well. Find several great Michael’s coupons that are valid until 2/5/2011 to save on your purchase.

Or, if you are near a Hobby Lobby, you can save 40% off a regular price item Regular Priced Item until 2/5/2011 as well. Both places usually take competitor’s coupons, too, so that can help to save even more if you live near one and not the other!

5. Dining deals and coupons

There are many great coupons to take advantage of if you are dining out in the weeks ahead. Get a Free Brownie Sundae at Chilli’s until 2/10/2011.

For an inxpensive breakfast option, get a free stack of pancakes with any entree purchase with this Denny’s coupon. This coupon expires 2/28/2011.

Use this B1G1 Free Panini coupon for Einstein Bagels to receive a free bagel thin eggwhite panini until 2/28/2011.

6. CVS deals next week
Looking ahead to CVS, you can free Trident gum, nearly free Garnier hair care, inexpensive Nivea Lip Care products, and an amazing price on Zantac for just $0.99. Find the weekly CVS deals at Savings Lifestyle here. We publish our best finds ever Thursday!

Andrea Deckard does not represent or receive financial benefits from any products or promotions listed here. All offers listed above were verified and available at the time of publication.

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