It is happening all too fast -- but tis the season to think shopping and stocking stuffers. If you like many others are worried about the economy -- don't! Use these shopping specials and free samples as opportunities to save money and stuff your stockings. Look for more freebies -- like stickers, coloring books and snacks to fill your stockings with. You can also fill a stocking with personal and health samples and give it to a senior in a home, make their day with a visit and a treat. Spotlight Savings from Amazon -- and Batman Free Events Free Krispy Kreme Tues Nov. 4 2008 to those with I VOTED stickers Free Samples Free Good Samaritan Holiday Greeting Cards (Religious) Free Sample Of Sunsilk Shampoo & Conditioner Free Turtle Chex Mix Bar From Betty Crocker Free After Rebates Two Free After Rebate Finds Rebate #1 Kellogg's is offering a free trial of their Smart Start Strawberry Oat Bites cereal (the 14.7 oz box). Just buy a specially marked package; and mail in your receipt and UPC, along with the rebate form printed on the inside of the box. Rebate #2 Arm & Hammer is offering a free trial of one of their Essentials Cleaners Starter Kits (there are three to choose from). Just purchase the item; and mail in your receipt, along with the rebate form to receive your refund. A note on this one: At the store I visited, the display was out of rebate forms. If you run into the same situation, you can print a copy of the rebate here: Essentials Rebate Form Not sure if Arm and Hammer Essentials is right for your family? Check out this review!