Wednesday, July 23, 2014

FREE Colgate Teacher’s Kit (free samples for all your students + more!)

If you’re a teacher, head over the Colgate website to request your free Bright Smiles Bright Futures Kit.

If you signed up in the past, you don’t need to sign up again. They’ll send you another kit automatically.

This kit includes free toothbrushes and toothpaste for each student, posters, storybooks, and more. Kits will arrive in February 2015.

Riverfront Planning Meetings

Interested in what is going on with the Fort Wayne Riverfront project and planning?  Here's your chance to find out more and give your input:

Riverfront Public Meetings — See the latest concepts for the downtown riverfront with community input forum, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, July 24, Main Branch, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, free, 311

Allen County Fair 7/23

Here's what is going on at the Allen County Fair Today:  

Wednesday, July 23: Home & Family Arts/Senior Day - $3 Senior Discount (ages 55 and older).
Noon – 4-H Dairy Show
3 p.m. - Pie Baking Contest
4 to 6 p.m.- Kids Crafts with Queen & Court
5 to 10 p.m. - Monster Truck Rides
6 p.m. - Pedal Car Races
7:30 p.m. - Team Pig Wrestling

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Target Free Sample of Weleda Skin Care

Head on over to to sign up for a free sample of Weleda Skin Food.  I am never disappointed with Target's free samples.  They are usually very generous, large samples!

$1/1 Coffee-Mate Creamer coupon (Facebook offer)

There’s a new $1/1 Coffee-Mate Creamer coupon available on the Coffee-Mate Facebook Page.

CVS: Free Paper Towels

Stop by CVS  and scan your Extracare Card at the coupon kiosk to get a coupon good for a free roll of Just the Basics Paper Towels—a $0.79 value.

This offer is good through July 26, 2014, or while supplies last.  I know that my kids need paper towels as a part of their back to school lists, so I am headed to CVS!

Monday, July 21, 2014

Arby’s: FREE Jamocha Shake on July 23, 2014 (sign up now for your coupon!)

Because it's their 50th Anniversary, Arby’s is giving away FREE Jamocha Shakes on July 23, 2014. Sign up for your coupon for a free Jamocha Shake here.  Yum!

Reminder: New Haven Farmer's Market

Just a reminder that the New Haven Farmer's Market is Wednesday.  Here's the blurb from their website:

Farm Market in Schnelker Park this summer on Wednesday evenings from 4:00pm-7:00pm. This will be a great opportunity for families to pick up some healthy local seasonal food and handmade goods. Growers and craftspeople will be able to showcase their wares to the community. Our market will also feature kids fun educational activities and provide space for local non-profits to promote their missions.

New Coupons From

Here are the latest coupons from

$0.70 off any ONE Kellogg's JIF Cereal
$0.70 off ONE Kellogg's Rocky Mountain Chocolate
$1.00 off Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ Melts Cookies
$0.70 off Rice Krispies Multi-Grain Shapes Cereal
$0.70 off any ONE Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats

Allen County Fair Happenings 7/22

Here's a look ahead at what is going on at the Allen County Fair on 7/22.  Check back tomorrow to see Wednesday's schedule!

Tuesday, July 22: Indiana Turf & K105’s Opening Day
2 to 9 p.m. - Air Rifle Shooting
3 to 4 p.m. - Kids Water Relay Races
5 to 6:30 p.m. - Goat Cart Rides
5 to 10 p.m. - Monster Truck Rides
7 p.m. - Fun Fair Parade
7:30 p.m. - Greased Watermelon Contest
8 p.m. – Live Music: Bekah Bradley
8:30 p.m. - Rickshaw Races & Redneck Relays
10 p.m. - 25th Anniversary Fireworks

Allen County Fair

Almost a week chock full of fun begins at the Allen County Fun Fair on Tuesday, July 22, and will continue through Sunday, July 27 at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road.

New features include a fireworks show and Fair Fun Parade on opening night, mud bog and dirt drags, medieval duel demonstrations, more midway rides with dollar ride nights and the return of the donkey races on Kids Day Thursday, July 24.
The fair welcomes a new Indiana-based midway operator, North American Midway Entertainment, which will bring rides for all ages including the spinning ‘Sizzler,’ a high-flying ‘Yo-Yo’ swing and ‘Freak Out’ revolving pendulum that sways riders up to 127 degrees.

In addition to the new midway, highlights include: Kids Day, a queen and little miss pageant, talent contests, live music, demolition derby, truck pull, monster truck rides, team pig wrestling, air rifle shooting range, 4-H exhibits and animals, artisans and more. The popular hot air balloon flight and glow is set for Thursday, July 24, in conjunction with a free ice cream social, sponsored by Blue Bell Ice Cream.

The public is invited to participate in the following events:
Tuesday, July 22: Youth Talent Contest, Parade (groups, businesses, 4-H groups), Redneck Relays & Rickshaw Races, and the Antique Tractor Display (open all week, but tractors must be on display by Tuesday morning).

Wednesday, July 23: Pedal Car Races (youth to adult classes), Team Pig Wrestling

Thursday, July 24: Cookie Stacking, Pizza Eating, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Donkey Races

Friday, July 25: Classic Car Cruise-in, 4X4 Truck Pulls

Saturday, July 26: Free Throw Contest, Demolition Derby

Sunday, July 27: Mud Bog and Dirt Drags

Registration forms can be found on, and participants can always sign up day of an event.