Chicago Tribune Sunday Coupons and Ads, Jan. 15

Here are the top deals in this week’s Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite store this week is Walgreens, with all the Register Rewards freebies.


  • Free ThermaCare heat wraps, South Beach bars, Estroven supplements and Abrexin Weight Loss Supplement, after Register Rewards, at Walgreens. (See the Walgreens section below for details.)
  • Free Hallmark cards after ExtraBucks at CVS.
  • Moneymaking Brita filter pitchers or replacements, and moneymaking Just for Men hair dye, after mail-in rebate at CVS.
  • Moneymaking Just for Men hair dye after mail-in rebate at Walgreens.
  • Free Tshirt and digital thermometer after mail-in rebates at Menards.


This week there are zero RedPlums and two SmartSource inserts. SmartSource 1, with a Steak N Shake ad on the front, has $1 off Celestial Seasonings tea. If these are still priced @ $1.99 at Whole Foods, pair it with this $1 store coupon to get it free. SmartSource 2, with Tylenol on the front, has $1 off Land O Lakes butter, $1 off an Activia yogurt 4-pack, $5 off any size Purina One Beyond dog food, any size.

DRUG STORES (To learn how the drugstore rewards programs work, see Frugalistic Mom’s guide to playing the drugstore game.)

CVS highlights, courtesy of Couponing for 4:

Get $3 ECB wyb 3
Final Price: 3 Free if you buy $.99 or less cards!

Get $5 ECB

Use $1 Brita Filter printable or
Use $2 Brita Filter Product printable or
Use $4 Brita Pitcher or Faucet Mount System from 1/15 SS or 12/4 SS or
Use $2 Brita Water Filters printable or
File for $10 Brita Pitcher rebate
Final Price: $4.01 Moneymaker!

For a full list of this week’s CVS deals with coupon matchups, see Couponing for 4.

Walgreens highlights, courtesy of Couponing for 4:

ThermaCare Pain Relief Single Heat Wrap $2.49, Get $2.49 RR
Final Price: Free!
South Beach Diet Snack or Meal Bars $5.99
Get $5.99 RR
Final Price: Free!
Get $10 RR
Final Price: Free!

Get $10 RR
Final Price: Free!
For a full list of this week’s Walgreens deals with coupon matchups, see Couponing for 4.


Jewel’s ad looks like all the same stuff as Wednesday, but I just noticed that Barilla whole grain pasta is part of the buy 2w, get 1 free sale, making them $1 apiece. This is only a good deal because there is a $.55/1 coupon in the 1/8 SmartSource. If you have 3 coupons, get these for 45 cents apiece.


  • Get 20% rewards back at Office Depot when you buy $50 of HP ink or 2 identical HP toners. That’s double the regular reward.


Kohl’s has a coupon for 15% off everything Jan. 13-17. Also, they’re paying Kohl’s cash through 1/17. Online, use the coupon code WINDCHILL to get 15% off.

Sports Authority has coupons for $30 off a $300+ machine, $50 off a $500+ machine, or $100 off a $1,000+ machine.

Jo-Ann fabric and craft stores has a coupon for 50% off one regular priced item good Sunday-Thursday, and another of the same good Friday and Saturday.

Michael’s has a coupon for 40% off a regular-priced item good all week.

Menards has 11 seed packets for 99 cents.

Menards has free after rebate items. This is a mail-in rebate, and it comes in the form of a merchandise credit you can spend at Menards:

  • Menards T shirt free after $6 MIR.
  • Digital thermometer free after $8 MIR.

Target has gift card offers:

  • Buy Xbox 4GB bundle for $299, get a $50 GC.
  • Buy Nintendo 3DS @ $169.99, get a $20 GC.
  • Buy a Shark vacuum or steam mop @ $129-$179, get a $20 GC.
  • Buy a Venus Spa Breeze razor @ $7.99 or 4-count cartridges @ $14.49, get a $5 GC. (If you buy one of each, you can use the $5/2 coupon from the 1/1 P&G insert and your cost after coupon and gift card would be $12.48, or $6.24 apiece.)
  • Buy two 28 pound cat litters (Tidy Cats or Arm & Hammer) @ $10.89 each, get a $5 GC.
  • Buy Iams dog food @ $18.99, get a $5 GC.
One Response to Chicago Tribune Sunday Coupons and Ads, Jan. 15
  1. Jennifer
    January 16, 2012 | 3:47 pm

    Here is a great deal for all of the moms in the Chicago area. Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream is coming to the Allstate Arena 1/25-1/29 and the United Center 2/1-2/12, and there is a great coupon code to save on tickets! Go to, then click on the performance you would like to attend. Enter the code MOM2 in the “Enter offer code/password” box, click OK, and save $4 on all weekend performances (Fri-Sun) or get 4 tickets for $44 on all weekday performances (Tues-Thurs).

    Please note that the code is not valid on Front Row or VIP seats, there are no double discounts, and there is a limit of 6 tickets per order.

    There is also FREE PARKING in all official United Center parking lots. Go to for more information. This ONLY applies to United Center shows. Allstate Arena has paid parking.

    Additionally, there are 2 performances that occur in Spanish. The first is on Jan. 29 at 7 pm at the Allstate Arena and the second is on Feb. 5 at 3 pm at the United Center.

    I work for Miles Of Marketing and this information was provided to me by them ( We are a group of moms passing along great information like this to other moms! Hope someone is able to take advantage of this coupon and have a great time out with your family!

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