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Get Huge Savings by Use of Sears Online Coupon Codes!

The dot.com boom is on in full swing and a majority of people today are taking advantage of this e-commerce revolution. Many departmental stores all around the globe report that though their physical stores sales may not be promising, their online sales are on the increase. Such online retailers have got a huge fan following today.

The popularity of Internet shopping is largely due to the smart sales strategies offered by online retailers. One of them is offering ‘freebies’ by the online seller. You buy some value worth of products and get an exclusive gift in return. So, shoppers in view of obtaining a free gift end up buying products intended for future use and increase value of their purchases. Sometimes the free gifts are given a personal touch by the online retailer through free engraving.

One such example of a free gift promotion with free engraving would be a coffee gift basket with a cartoon coaster and a mug to go with that. Free engraving of the customer’s name and web address on both makes the gift a highly unique one increasing the orders for that online store.

Almost all the departmental stores like Sears, Walmart, Kmart, Kohl’s stock a wide array of products ranging from low value items to high-end use ones so that the customer gets a great choice. Along with this, different promotional options are also provided by them to pull more customers to their stores, online or offline. One of them is giving large variety of codes to the customer against items of their choice. In this context, Sears online coupon codes enable the customer to get discount ranging from 5% to 25% on the regular prices.

However, if you want to get an idea of how much savings can be earned through these can be verified on the day of purchase or use. The amount of possible savings can change in a few days’ time if not on the same day. So the best thing to do for obtaining maximum savings would be to hunt on the internet for the needed products, compare their prices and best deals obtainable on them and check out the amount of savings that can be made against them.

All this certainly makes sense when you look from the eyes of the customer. Every shopper on the internet is looking for some deal or the other and if he finds something interesting enough he will shop products of the relevant store. Such online coupons can be found on the store’s website and also from magazines and newspapers. All that you need to do is take efforts to look for them.

How to Save $400 or $800 on Your Next Family Vacation.

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Seventh Country

Everyone loves to save money.  More than likely you are one of those people.  By visiting this site you’ve definitely shown that you’ve already proved that.  Heading to the grocery store is never more  exciting than knowing

you’ve got a rolling Catalina waiting for you at the register.  Your BOGO coupon collection gets you excited each time the register rings.  What an exciting life!

Imagine if this excitement about coupons at Walgreens was spread to other areas of your life.  More than likely you’ve already mastered the art of couponing.  Now it is time to expand into other mar

ketplaces. Unfortunately, Intermountain Gas Company doesn’t offer any BOGO’s, nor does the city of Boise print doublers like Albertson’s.  Those aren’t where you can find too many opportunities, but when it comes to travel we’ve got the solution.

There isn’t much like planning an 12 day vacation to Europe and only planning on paying $900 for the entire vacation.  Imagine walking out of Target after having saved $4000?  Can you begin to taste the savings?

Whether you’re single, or you’ve got a houseful of children, most people love to travel, but don’t do it because they simply afford it.  Taking their children to visit the Spanish ruins in Panama don’t seem like a reality, nor does it feel possible to allow them to savor the flavor of some delicious cioccolato gelato.  Take your sweetheart on a gondola ride down the Grand Canal of Venice, it’ll be a memory that will last a lifetime.

You probably think that traveling is only something that is possible when you’re old, wrinkly, and walk with a cane.  Wrong.  I’m 29 and I’ve visited 30 countries and 30 states.  Get real and listen up so you can take advantage of these great deals too.  My son just turned 2 and he’s been to 7 countries and 10 states.

Right now you can score the Barclaycard Arrival card that will offer you an upfront bonus of $400 off any type of travel within their categories:  airfare, hotel, car rental, hotwire, priceline, cruises, etc.  If you’re married then both of you could get this limited time offer that would equate to $800 in savings on your next vacation.  No stressing about miles redemption or blackout dates.  It is that simple.

A $1,993 Disneyland Vacation for $509 (74% Off): Not a Fantasy

At any given moment, there are thousands families all over the country who are in the process of “saving for Disneyland.”  They share meals in restaurants, give up vices, and clip coupons – all in hopes of setting aside enough for a week of Disney entertainment.  The savings targets vary, but few families can pull it off for less than $2000.

I’m going to show you how you can plan an entire Disney Vacation for about $509 – that’s not much more than you’d spend in a week if you just stayed at home.  It will require the careful and diligent use of your good credit to obtain frequent flyer miles and benefits, but that’s something that you can feel comfortable doing once you fully understand that applying for more credit cards won’t demolish your credit, so long as you always make your payments on time and in full. We talk about this extensively on our blog, and we don’t take the idea of applying for credit lightly, but life is too short to put everything off for “someday.”

Disneyland Hotel

Anaheim Hotel

Sheraton Garden Grove Hotel – 3-4k Starpoints a night!

Right now, you can get as many as 8 nights in an Anaheim Hotel, in the shadow of the Disneyland fireworks, without paying a single dollar, you just need 30k Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints.

How do you go about it?  You need to have a credit score of at least 700 and be capable of making your payments on time and in full.  It requires that you spend $5000 within the first 6 months of having the card, so you’ll need to use the card for most of your monthly expenses and then pay it off immediately – never paying interest.

  • Step 1: Get the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Card
  • Step 2: Spend $1000 a month for the first 5 months
  • Step 3: Get 25k bonus Starpoints, plus 5k for the spending
  • Step 4: Use your 30k Starpoints to book this Anaheim Hotel with a shuttle to Disneyland for 5 free nights (save your other 3 nights for your next vacation)!

Disneyland Airline Flights

You can take the idea a little further and get your flights free, too.

  • Step 1: Get the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Card
  • Step 2: Spend $1000 month for the first two months
  • Step 3: Get 50k Southwest Rapid Rewards Points (SW also has free baggage – mega savings over other domestic airline flights)
  • Step 4: Pay the $69 annual fee
  • Step 5: Use for 50k Rapid Rewards Points to book 2 RT tickets in the US (You can get SW “Wanna Get Away” fares for 60 points per dollar – so these points equate to $834 in free travel – 2-4 RT tickets!)

Disneyland Park Passes

You knew it.  At some point, you’d have to pay for something.  Such a shame. But we won’t let you do this the expensive, unwilling-to-research-the-good-deals price.  If you really want to do it right, you need a multi-day park hopper pass that will allow you entry to California Adventure Park, too. A 3-day pass would run you $250 over age 10/$235 under age 10. Ouch.

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Disneyland Castle – not so far away after all.

But before you pony up all that cash, take a look at these options:

  • Military Discount: $125, must be purchased by active or retired military at military sales outlets or at the ticket desk.
  • Craigslist:~$150, but be careful.  Your best option would be to buy in person and check expiration.
  • Mousesavers.com: ~$215, with various options and good advice about getting deals on entry.
  • (There is a way to redeem Hilton HHonors points for Disneyland Passes, too, if you have any of those).

What you’d spend at home

Now, I promised you could do this for what you spend at home. I’ll have to make some assumptions here, but I’ll give it a shot.  Let’s say you’d normally spend $130 in fuel costs between your two vehicles. You also spend about $600 a month in groceries, so let’s take a quarter of that for another $150. Staying home would also necessitate a date night, which you’d spend a good $80 between dinner, a movie, and a babysitter.  That about covers the cost of your 3 Park Passes assuming you can get a military relative to help you out.

You’ll be on the hook for some booking fees ($15) and the $69 for the Southwest card. Those costs you’ll have to cover with what you save on a week of low/no utility use – turn down the furnace or the AC, unplug electrical devices, and put your home on conservation mode.

You’re going to have to eat on your Disneyland trip, and that can be as cheap or as expensive as you make it.  For our purposes, we’re going to ask you to go backpacker-style.  You can bring snacks and meal bars into the park.  Spring for a $12.99 refillable mug, rather than several $4 drinks a day.  Use your hotel room microwave to make other meals and shoot for $10 a day… we don’t want to starve you, but we want you to do this now, not “someday.” Hopefully the money you spend there will be saved in not making that $50 shopping trip you make every week.

 

Over the past 5 years, Brad Christensen has traveled to more than 8 different countries, spending between $380 and$1500 a trip – sometimes even bringing his family of six!  Follow him and his brother, Sheldon, as they guide you through the process on the WorldWanderlusting blog.

DIY Fruit Popsicles

It’s that time of year again: Summer. All this warm weather often manages to kick up our craving for something cold and sweet. Instead of running to the store and grabbing popsicles full of sugars and artificial coloring, why not try these healthy, and easy, DIY fruit popsicles?

 

You will need:

1.   A plastic popsicle container in which to freeze the popsicles [you can get them for around $4 at Walmart, in all different sizes].

2.  A blender.

3.  Some yogurt. [I chose Greek yogurt, as it is very healthy, but any yogurt works.]

4.  Fruit juice. [Orange juice, peach juice, mango juice, they all work.]

5.  Fruit of choice. [I chose blueberries, bananas, and strawberries.]

6.  Cutting board.

7.  Knife.

 

 Step 1: Rinse, peel, and slice your chosen fruits into manageable pieces.

 

Step 2: Measure out about ¼-½  a cup of  yogurt.

Step 3: Measure out ¼-½ cup of juice. [May need more if using a larger blender.]

 Step 4: Pour all ingredients into the blender. Blend for 20-30 seconds, until mixture is smooth with no chunks.

 Step 5: Pour mixture into popsicle container, filling almost all the way to the rims.

 Step 6: Put in the freezer overnight or for a couple hours until popsicles are completely frozen.

Enjoy!

*TIP* If you’re having a hard time removing the frozen popsicles, use some hot water on the outside of the container for a couple seconds. This will thaw the popsicles away from the plastic, and will allow you to easily remove them.

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