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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Godinger Crystal Jam Jar for $11.24




Amazon has this Godinger "Jam Jar" with spoon for $11.24 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping. I think it's so pretty, that I'm going to fill it with Israeli wildflower honey and use it as a honey jar for a Rosh Hashana hostess gift. Measures approximately 4.5" high x 2.25" in diameter. The spoon is 4.5" long

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Cuisinart TOB-80 Toaster Oven for $41 shipped


BonTon has got this Cuisinart TOB-80 Compact Toaster Oven with Broiler for $40.94 with free shipping.  The price in your shopping cart will be $45.49, but when you use promo codes SEMIANN14JL and FREESHIP25 at checkout, it will drop by 10% to $40.94 and shipping will be free.

(FYI, Amazon has it for $54.95.)
  • Brushed stainless steel housing is compact and counter-friendly at a 0.35 cubic-foot capacity.
  • 7 functions in 1: Toast, Bagel, Sandwich, Bake, Broil, Leftover and Keep Warm.
  • Toast shade control dial for toast just the way you want it.
  • Easy-clean nonstick interior includes convenient hands free auto-slideout rack, removable crumb tray.
  • Includes baking tray, broiling rack and recipe book.
  • Limited 3-year Cuisinart warranty.

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One of the best free offers on the web is about to come to an end


This is, without a doubt, one of the highest-value free offers out on the Internet today, but it's coming to a close on 7/31/14!

Get a free pair of designer glasses from Coastal Contacts when you use promo code FIRSTPAIRFREE at checkout. You will still need to pay shipping, which will be between (typically) $5 to $20, but imagine getting a pair of really nice designer prescription glasses for $15!  You must choose your glasses from the selection on the page here.

I took advantage of this offer three years ago, so I can confirm that it's for real.  I love my free pair of glasses! I actually added a few extras to my glasses, so they came out to around $45 total, but the same pair would have easily cost me $250 or more in an optometry store.  I keep the spare pair in my car along with a lens case, and it has saved me more than once when I was driving at night and just couldn't wear my lenses one more minute.  You will need to get your prescription from your eye doctor to take advantage of this offer.   Most eye doctors will just fax over your prescription or give it to you on the phone upon request.

This is one of the best freebie offers online; don't let it expire without taking advantage of it first.
  • One free pair of glasses per customer; first-time customers only.
  • 1.5 index lenses included for free. 
  • Lens upgrades including: higher index lenses, progressives, Transitions, polarized and all lens coatings are available at additional cost. 
  • Shipping costs still apply, which are typically $5 to $20. 
  • Cannot be combined with any other offers, including cashback offers. 
  • Valid for residents of the United States only. 
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Back to School Amazon Special: 20% off select kid's clothing, shoes and watches with promo code



Amazon is running a great Back-to-School promotion on the kids' items selected here: spend a minimum of $50.00 and  receive 20% off at checkout when you enter the promo code 20SCHOOL.  This promotion applies to kids' clothing, shoes and watches that are both sold and shipped by Amazon, and the number of promo codes is limited; good only through 8/1/14 or when all of the promotional codes have been redeemed, so don't wait!

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

LOWEST PRICE: Steve Madden chandelier earrings, $8.05





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LOWEST PRICE: Nordic Ware Microwaver Popcorn Popper for $7.00



It's back!  Amazon once again has this Nordic Ware Microwaver Popcorn Popper down to $7.00 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping, the lowest Amazon price ever posted on this item.  It was hovering the $15-$16 zone for a while until it came back down.

So a little history first.  This, without a doubt, is my favorite frugal way to make popcorn and this is the way I've been doing it for years.  I've been putting it in a brown paper bag and just popping it in the microwave.   But that brown-paper-bag-thing was starting to get a little old.  We would run out of bags, or the bag would open or tear, and we'd have a bit of a mess on our hands.

The Nordic Ware Microwaver Popcorn Popper is basically a gemstone 12-cup bowl with a plastic lid that is completely microwave safe, no BPAs, it won't melt or warp, etc.  It's dishwasher safe as well (a requirement in my kitchen).   It's just a neater way of making the popcorn, and you can eat it right out of the same bowl.  And for $7.00, it's a great buy.  This microwave popper got 4.4 out of 5 stars over 1,454 customer reviews.

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$6.00 in propane rebates


It's the height of barbecue season, and time to put in for your propane gas exchange/purchase rebates. We go through about two propane tanks each summer, and I usually exchange one Blue Rhino and one Amerigas, so that I can take advantage of each rebate, for a total of $6.00.


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LOWEST PRICE: Dansk "Design with Light" Bubble Circular Tealight Holder for $9.62



Amazon has got the Dansk Design with Light Bubble Circular Tealight Holder for its lowest price ever, $9.62 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping.  It's 8" in diameter, and it's made of acacia wood and glass (and includes the tealights).  $9.62 is a fraction of the price of other Dansk Design with Light items.

I think this would make for a gorgeous Sukkot table centerpiece for a night meal.

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Set of four Waterford crystal highball glasses for $28.67 ($7.17 per glass)


Amazon has a great deal on this set of four Marquis by Waterford crystal highball 22 oz. glasses:  $28.67 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping.  When you buy three of these sets, you'll have a full 12-piece set of legacy Waterford crystal for just $7.17 for each glass.

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Nordstrom: Titanium Rhinestone Detail Bracelet Watch, $14.74 with free shipping



Nordtrom has got this Titanium Rhinestone Detail Bracelet Watch marked down to $14.74 with free shipping (and free returns.).  It comes in white and black and has two rings of sparkling rhinestones—one ring that stays in place and one that moves around the bezel.

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$1.00 off three Kellogg's cereals

$1.00 off THREE Kellogg's cereals listed

Print your coupon for $1.00 off any 3 of these Kellogg's cereals: Krave, Frosted Flakes, Apple Jacks, and Corn Pops.

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LOWEST PRICE, today only: Kingston 64 GB DataTraveler Flash Drive for $21.99 ($0.34 per GB)


My go-to price on flash drives (also known as jump drives and thumb drives) has recently dropped to $0.40 to $0.45 per gigabyte; so I'll normally pay about $25.00-$28.00 for a 64 gig jump drive and consider that a good deal.

Amazon has lowered the price on this Kingston DataTraveler 64 GB flash drive to $21.99 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping, today, 3/23/14 only. At about $0.34 per GB, this is a major steal and it's also Amazon's lowest price ever posted for this flash drive.

It got 4.3 out of 5 stars over 182 customer reviews and it also comes with a 5-year Kingston warranty and free technical support.  And Kingston is a great name is flash drives. It's compatible with both USB (3.0 and 2.0. and works for PCs, Macs, etc.

Flash drives are great for backing up your personal pictures, music files, documents, etc.  I put my sensitive PC files on a flash drive (password protected) whenever I travel and keep it in my purse.  I've also got several flash drives of irreplaceable scanned old pictures and documents that I keep in a bank vault, along with a flash drive of pictures of valuables for insurance purposes.

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Back-to-School: 12-count pack of children's aprons, $7.00 ($0.58 per apron)

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Keep your kids clothes clean when they do messy art projects this year.  This 12-count pack of children's aprons in assorted colors is just $7.00 on Amazon with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping, which works out to about $0.58 per apron.  Perfect for crafts, baking projects, etc.
  • Pack of 12.
  • Assorted colors.
  • 13" x 19" with 14" long ties.
  • One size fits most.
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Quilted Northern Ultra Plush 48 count double-rolls for as low as $0.38 per double-roll, with free shipping



Amazon has a great Subscribe & Save deal stacked with a coupon on an Quilted Northern Ultra Plush double rolls 48-count.

First, click here, look for the $1.00 off coupon and "clip" it. Amazon has been putting coupons higher up on their product pages.  Then, click on the gold "Subscribe now" button and you will pay:
If you're unfamiliar with Subscribe & Save deals, or would just like a few tips on how best to use the Subscribe & Save program, read my shpiel on Subscribe & Save strategies here.

Remember that you don't need to be a member of Amazon Prime to get free shipping on ANY Amazon Subscribe & Save deal...shipping is free for anyone.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Cuisinart 70" round sage green tablecloth for $9.70



Amazon has this 70" round Cuisinart sage green tablecloth for $9.70 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping.  Good for a kitchen, small dining room, or occasional table.

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5,000 BTU air conditioner (for small rooms) for $94.99 with free shipping


When I first saw this deal, I was skeptical.  Pretty skeptical.


See why I was doubtful?   I have never seen a price that low on an air conditioner, period.  I know stores that charge more than that to deliver an air conditioner.   And add to that:  I was unfamiliar with the Lifesmart brand.

Then I googled around and saw that the same air conditioner was being sold through Amazon over here (for $109.99).  And it got GREAT customer reviews:  4.4 out of 5 stars over 14 customer reviews, and 9 of those reviews were 4 or 5 stars.  

I read every single review and most expressed the same kind of initial skepticism that I felt:  how can an air conditioner priced so low be any good?  But all but two of the reviews said that once they got it, they had to admit it was a great air conditioner and worked well!  The two reviews that were negative were about the shipping, not the air conditioner itself (the boxes arrived broken and were being returned). 

I'm pretty much sold.  I've bought stuff from VM Innovations before and I know that they have an excellent customer service policy.  Everything on their site ships for free.  If an item arrives damaged, they will replace it immediately.  You can return anything within a 60 day time period (but unless something is their fault, you'll pay return shipping.).   

Remember, this is a 5,000 BTU air conditioner, which means it will cool only a small room, 150 square feet or less.  If you've been looking for a great deal on a small window air conditioner, this strikes me as a great deal.  (Perfect for a dorm room or apartment.)
  • New Lifesmart LS-WAC5 5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner
  • Cools room sizes up to 150 sq. ft.
  • 3 cool speeds and 3 fan speeds
  • Side slide-out filter access
  • Simple Manual Controls
  • Compact Size
  • Extra Long 3-Prong Power Cord
  • Optional Window Fitting Kit
  • Multi-Directional Vent
  • Energy Efficient Rate: 9.7
  • Eco-friendly R410A refrigerant
  • EER: 9.7
  • 115V/60Hz
  • Requires a standard 3 prong, 120v/15 Amp household outlet
  • Color: White
  • Dimensions: 12.00”H X 16.00”W X 13.50“D
  • Net Weight: 40lbs
  • Product Condition: Brand New
  • Part Number: LS-WAC5
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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Free $5.00 Dunkin Donuts gift card




Get a free Dunkin Donuts $5.00 gift card when you are one of the first 100,000 people to download the free Dunkin Donuts mobile app and join the DD Perks Rewards Program with an active DD Card (you can purchase one or use an existing card).  Just follow these instructions:
  1. Download or Open the Dunkin' Mobile App:  iTunes here, or Android here.
  2. Accept the Term and Conditions (you'll also get a free medium beverage for signing up).
  3. Click to Sign Up.
  4. Check off enrolling in DD Perks.
  5. Click to "Add a Card."
  6. Purchase a DD Card (minimum $2) or use an existing DD Card.
  7. Enroll with promo code BONUS5.  The field for the promo code will be on the same screen as the one where you enter your birthday and address.
  8. A $5 Bonus Dunkin Donuts card will be added to your account.
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Rare deal: $100 off a Kindle Fire HDX


Today's Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day is $100 off a 16 GB Kindle Fire HDX 7" with HDX Display, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE: just $229.00 with free shipping (normally $329).  Deals on Kindles come up very rarely, so if you've been waiting for a break on the price, this is a great offer.
  • Exclusive 7" HDX display (1920x1200), high pixel density (323 PPI), and perfect color accuracy (100% sRGB) for vivid, lifelike images that go beyond standard HD.
  • Ultra-fast 2.2GHz quad-core processor—3x more powerful than previous generation—with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU for fast, fluid gaming and video.
  • Introducing the "Mayday" button—revolutionary, on-device tech support, exclusive to Kindle Fire HDX tablets. Connect for free to an Amazon expert 24x7, 365 days a year.
  • Stay productive on the go with ultra-fast web browsing, built-in OfficeSuite, and updated e-mail and calendar support for Gmail, Outlook, and more Immersive entertainment experience—see trivia and character backgrounds with X-Ray for Movies and TV, follow along with lyrics with new X-Ray for Music, fling videos to your TV with Second Screen, and more.
  • Over 100,000 apps and games available in the Amazon Appstore, including a new paid app for free every day.
  • In addition to Free Two-Day Shipping, Prime members can stream tens of thousands of Prime Instant Video titles at no additional cost, over half of which can be downloaded to the latest generation of Kindle Fire tablets.

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Save 20% off grapes with SavingStar


SavingStar released a brand new produce coupon today: Save 20% on any single purchase of loose grapes at participating retailers. One time use only.  Expires 7/28/14.

New to Saving Star? It's super-easy to use. Join here and check to see which of your local stores qualifies as a SavingStar vendor.  Almost any store with a loyalty or membership card (like any Kroger affiliates, Albertson's, Pathmark, Rite Aid, Waldbaum, Stop 'N Shop, ShopRite, CVS, etc.) qualifies.  Here in Denver, I use King Soopers as my primary SavingStar store.  When I'm in New York, it's Shop Rite.

And now, you' can redeem SavingStar coupons in new major store chains:  Walmart, Target, Kmart, Meijer, Walgreens Dollar General, Family Dollar and WinCo.  With these new stores, you'll have to scan your receipt with a special mobile app that you can download on your iPhone, or your Android phone.  (I'm not big on scanning receipts, so I'm going to stick to my usual stores for using SavingStar.)

Each Tuesday, SavingStar features an ecoupon on a produce item and each Friday, SavingStar features an ecoupon for a free item (many of which are kosher), meaning that when you activate the coupon and purchase the item at one of their vendors and swipe your loyalty card at purchase, they will give you back 100% of the value of the item. And especially now, when they are planning on including SO many new stores as SavingStar eligible, it really pays to join SavingStar!

Here's how to cash in on SavingStar ecoupons.  Register your shopper's loyalty card in your Saving Star account and activate any of the ecoupons you want.  Then shop for the items listed on the ecoupons and make sure you swipe your shoppers loyalty card at checkout.  (And yes, you can use regular paper coupons on top of SavingStar ecoupons.) Once you've purchased an item, the amount of the coupon will be deposited in your SavingStar account and you can withdraw it (once it reaches $5) as cash or a gift card.

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3-piece Cuisinart bamboo cutting board set for $12.99



  • Resists scratching - harder than maple wood 
  • Moisture resistant 
  • Lightweight bamboo is easy to maneuver 
  • Hand wash only 
  • Includes:
    • 11" x 14"
    • 8" x 10"
    • 8" x 5.5" 
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Monday, July 21, 2014

Groupon: one year magazine subscriptions for 19 popular titles, like Food Network, Oprah, Elle Decor and more for $5.00


Groupon has a nice deal on a selection of 19 magazine titles: get a one-year subscription to any of these Hearst magazine titles for $5.00.  The list includes some magazines that are usually much pricier than $5.00, like Food Network magazine, Oprah, Elle, Elle Decor, and more.  Limit 3 per person and you may buy 2 more as gifts.

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LOWEST PRICE: Lifetime 4-foot table, $37.82 shipped


Amazon has got this Lifetime 4-foot adjustable utility table for the lowest price ever posted on Amazon for this item, $37.82 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping.

If you've got a Sukkah that's on the smaller side, or if you are just shopping for a very durable outdoor folding table, you're not going to get a better deal on a Lifetime table (the best brand for outdoor tables, IMHO) too soon.  This table received 4.5 out of 5 stars over 233 customer reviews and is an Amazon #1 Best Seller.
  • Powder-coated steel and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic
  • 48-inch x 24-inch molded tabletop
  • Folds in half for storage and transport
  • Three Adjustable Height Settings; (22-Inch, 29-Inch and 36-Inch)
  • Convenient carry handle
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Dickies men's reversible leather belt (black/brown) for $12.18

Amazon has this Dickies men's reversible leather belt (black/brown) for $12.18 with free Prime/SuperSaver shipping.  It comes in size 32-44, with a nickel-finish buckle.

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138 oz. Tide for $8.97 (6.5 cents per oz.!)



Ever since Amazon added Prime Pantry (which I don't think is worthwhile) to their roster of purchase options, it's been really difficult to find a great deal on Tide detergent, because Amazon transitioned almost all of their best Tide deals from Subscribe & Save to Prime Pantry.

In the past, my stock-up price for Tide was $4.50 for 50 oz. or 9 cents per oz..   Anything for that price or less, and I bought as many as my garage shelf could hold.


It's an absolute killer price, but the wrench in the works is the shipping.  I have three options:  I can either order it online and pick it up in-store for free, or pay $4.97 to have it shipped, or it ships free with a minimum $50.00 purchase. 

Since this is such an awesome deal, I'm would normally buy six of these and bring my total over $50 for the free shipping, but because of the super-low price, Walmart is limiting quantities to two per purchase.  I do have a few Walmart stores nearby, so I'm going to buy two of these and opt for free in-store pickup.

(Truth is, even if I bought one and opted for the $4.97 shipping,  that would raise my cost per oz. to 10 cents, which is still a pretty frugal buy. )

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Straight denim skirt (sizes 4-16) on sale for $21.00 + 6.95 shipping = $27.95 shipped



Dress Barn has got this straight denim skirt with embellished pockets on sale for $21.00 + $6.95 flat rate shipping =  $27.95 shipped.  If you buy more stuff at Dress Barn, make sure to use promo code AFF14 to get $10 off a $75 purchase, $15 off a $100 purchase, $20 off a $125 purchase, through, 7/31/14.
  • 29'' length from waist to hem; 
  • 5 pockets 
  • Front button & zip fly closure; belt loops 
  • 72% cotton/27% polyester/1% spandex 
  • Machine wash

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