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Good Starbucks Ice Cream Coupon

Like ice cream? Pop on over to Starbucks and download a coupon to save $1.25 off one pint of any of their delicious coffee flavored ice creams, available at your local grocery store. (Hampton Roads readers, this one will double at Bloom on Tuesdays.)

Free Starbucks Coffee on Friday, April 22

From today’s Starbucks email:

Since the moment our doors opened 40 years ago, we’ve been on a mission to reduce our environmental impact. So on April 22 we’re offering a couple special incentives for helping us out on that mission: 

• Get a free brewed coffee or tea when you bring in your reusable travel mug
• Buy a new travel mug for 20% off

That’s right, just swing in with your travel mug and we’ll fill it with our premium brewed coffee or tea for FREE. Don’t have a travel mug? No problem. On April 22, all day long all of our travel mugs will be 20% off, plus we’ll fill it with delicious brewed coffee or tea – on the house.

The big news is: Get a free brewed coffee or tea when you bring in your reusable travel mug

Fortunately, I have one of the gorgeous blue mugs (received as an xmas gift a couple years ago), so I’ll definitely take time to enjoy this deal.

Day 24 – AYGC

A late afternoon trip to the bookstore to look over college directories with my 17 year old prompted a treat at the Starbucks. Cost: $6.24. It was a nice treat, and not all that expensive, but considering it cost about 3 time what I spent making dinner… Well, you get the picture.

Dinner tonight was a tuna casserole. The tuna was free with coupons a few months back, and the pasta was probably 5 cents after triple coupons. I served the casserole with canned green beans. Sort of ridiculous, since I have beans growing in the back yard, but we didn’t get home until about 6:30 and had to rush out back and help my husband lift and position a wall for the workshop he’s building. I know some people don’t like canned green beans, but we do, and in fact *I* prefer them over frozen green beans (unless I’m the one who froze them).

Here’s the tuna casserole recipe:

Tuna Casserole

1 cup elbow macaroni (I used spirals)
3 oz cream cheese
1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup milk
1 Tbsp prepared mustard
1 can Tuna, Light, Canned in Water — drained (or 1 pouch)
1 Tbsp. Onion — chopped
1 2-oz. jar chopped pimento — drained (optional)
1 4-oz. can mushroom pieces — drained (optional)
Potato chips — crushed

Cook macaroni according to package directions and drain. Soften cream cheese and blend in cream of mushroom soup, using electric beater or wire whisk. Stir in milk and mustard until blended. Add in drained tuna, pimento (optional), onion and mushrooms (optional). Fold in cooked macaroni. Spray a 1 1/2 qt. covered casserole dish with cooking spray and transfer tuna mixture to casserole dish. Top with crushed potato chips and cover. Bake at 375 degerees F for 20 minutes. Remove lid and bake for 5 more minutes.

Recipe Notes My family LOVES this recipe. I don’t usually have chips so I use crushed saltines.

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