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Dasha Fitzpatrick

Mattel: making geeks cool

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Mattel’s Barbie doll is taking on new carriers: first as a news anchor and then… as a computer engineer! Read more here
She wears black leggings and a T-shirt with a binary-code pattern on it
(I so own a t-shirt that says things in binary)
And you can look at the new Barbies here
I might need to get [...] [Read More]
Categories: in the news

Siena to receive $2M grant

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Siena college is scheduled to receive a $2 million federal grant for their science department. Read the story here
As a proud alumna, I say congrats Siena!
If that’s not enough to make you all warm and fuzzy about the school check out our latest seen from Siena v Iona game. [Read More]
Categories: in the news

Free 8×10 collage at Walgreens

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This Friday only (Feb 12) receive a free 8×10 collage at Walgreens when you enter code VDAY online; select in store pick up to avoid shipping charges! [Read More]
Categories: Free, online sales

Korres prep, prime, perfect $39 at Sephora

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Sephora is offering a Korres set for $39 This set contains: – 25 x Pomegranate Wipes – 0.68 oz Wild Rose Brightening and Line Smoothing Serum – 0.68 oz Wild Rose 24-hour Moisturizing and Brightening Cream – 0.34 oz 99% Natural Silicone-Free Face Primer – 0.34 oz Wild Rose Brightening Foundation WRF3 – 0.21 oz [...] [Read More]
Categories: online sales

Extra 40% off at Aldo

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Aldo is offering extra 40% off on women’s clearance boots. Offer valid online only and prices already reflect the discount.
Check them out here [Read More]
Categories: online sales

Twenty percent return on $500

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Bank of America is offering a checking account promotion – you open a checking account with them, deposit $500 and if the account stays open for 30 days you get $100 sign on bonus. Offer is available for new customers only, but The new customer is not eligible for this offer if they were a [...] [Read More]
Categories: Free, online sales

The Limited: happy hour 40% off sale

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It’s only for accessories and only today from 4pm to 9pm (EST)
You can pre-shop here and see the flyer here [Read More]
Categories: online sales

Harry & David: give a pear, make someone’s day!

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Harry & David is offering 50% off on select baskets as well as free standard shipping on select products (they are marked with a sign; but you have to enter code SHIP at check out to get it).
Gifts under $20. Several baskets are as low as $15 [Read More]
Categories: online sales

Free movie(s) on amazon.com, Netflix style

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Get $4 to Spend at Amazon Video On Demand
Use Code AVODGIFT to Enjoy Movies, TV and More
Go here and follow the steps outlined on this page.
Promotion is valid through January 3, 2010 11:59 PM PST; you must redeem the code by January 3, 2010 11:59 PM … [Read More]

Olay Quench Body Lotion, free after MIR

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As seen on slickdeals.net: Olay is offering a MIR for up to two Olay Quench Body Lotions. Purchase must be made by January 29, 2010 and submission must be made by February 12th, 2010. Here’s the rebate form Tempting as it is to get some free lotion this time of year, it won’t really be [...] [Read More]
Categories: deals, online sales