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65% off Oakley eyewear

on is advertising 65% off Oakley eyewear and apparel, 60% off New Balance footwear, and 60% off Nine West footwear all this week. [Read More]
Categories: apparel, online sales

Could Zsu Zsu Pets be harmful?

So, you were able to get your hands on that toy everyone wants and can’t wait to see your kids open it on Christmas morning. Now you find out it may contain a harmful chemical. A lot of parents are finding this out today about Zsu Zsu Pets, which GoodGuide claims may contain […] [Read More]

Deal on NFL jerseys at Kohl’s

Right now, jerseys for boys are $26.99. Select sweaters are also 50% off. Find out more. [Read More]

Pottery Barn: Free monogramming and shipping on select items

Offer is good through November 30. Find out what’s available. [Read More]
Categories: gifts, online sales

Deal: Bosch ICON wiper blades

Just saw this on
Advance Auto Parts (LOVE them!) is having a BOGO free promo on their BOSCH ICON wiper blades. Plus, you can get a $15 MIR which would make your brand new wipers cost about $5
Best part – accepts Paypal for payment.
The deal is only available online and you can […] [Read More]
Categories: online sales

Holiday travel: How are you getting there?

According to a recent AP story, fewer Americans are planning to travel during the holidays. The reason? For some, it’s avoiding the hassle and lines at the airport. For others, it’s the cost. Those that are planning to travel will most likely drive. Read more.
Once again, we’re planning to make […] [Read More]
Categories: in the news, travel

Another good deal from Sephora

Bare Escentuals Foundation Kits are $48 this week, normally priced at $60. Find out more. [Read More]
Categories: cosmetics, online sales

Citibank: Want a lower rate? Spend more money

An older post we wrote about American Express rate hikes has started heating up with new comments from bank customers who claim they have received letters informing them their rates are going up — by a lot. Read this recent comment from Vicki:

I got a letter from Citibank yesterday telling me that “to be […]

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