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Clearance on the clearance, only for today

We don’t have one locally—I think we’re in the wrong part of the country—but I’m always delighted when I remember that Bon-Ton exists. It’s sort of like Macy’s, if you’re unfamiliar. Anyway, yes, they always have sales, but today (Friday, June 9th) is an unusual day: usually their yellow-dot clearance is excluded from any further markdowns, but today, you can use coupon code YDFLASHJUN9 for up to an additional 25% off those items. That’s awesome, because there are literally tens of thousands of items already marked down and just waiting for that additional savings. Use it on clothing, home goods, jewelry, whatever you need. (Also, code JUNLPSTRS17 will take an additional up to 25% off other sale items, but it has a ton of exclusions, so good luck finding something it works on.)

Shipping is automatically free on $75+, or on $25+ if you have ShopRunner. Or add any beauty item to your bag and get free shipping on your entire order with code BEAUTY.

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Make all the Slime you want

Listen, I don’t quite understand what is happening now with apparently every website having a Best Recipe For Slime Ever, but my friends with younger kids tell me it’s currently The Thing.

And also, apparently, it requires a lot of Elmer’s Glue.

If this sounds like your house, allow me: Today only, Office Depot has you covered—they’ve got this Gallon of Elmer’s Glue marked down to $9.99, but you can apply coupon code 87615421 at checkout to save another buck, plus you’ll get free shipping.

I don’t know how much slime you can make with a gallon of glue, but I do know that if it doesn’t work out and your kids are being obnoxious, it’s probably enough to glue them to the floor for a while.

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Kids & Baby Sale, but no kids or babies for sale

I have long loved to joke whenever there’s a kid/baby sale that “I don’t see any actual babies for sale,” and apparently my kid has picked up on my terrible sense of humor.

This morning when I saw that Old Navy is having a Kids & Baby sale right now, I mused aloud that—given just how much cheaper “boys” clothes are than “mens,” and given that my not-terribly-big high school senior is only just outgrowing his size 18 shorts—perhaps I could buy some 18 Husky shorts and get away with that for him?

He told me that was a terrible idea, and I was all set to explain that surely no one is going to look at the tags in his shorts, when he continued, “18 huskies is a ridiculous number of dogs that large. Really, one or two would be plenty.”

(We’ll be here all week, folks. Don’t forget to tip your waitress.)

Free shipping on your $25+ order with coupon code FREESHIP, plus code MAY saves you 40% on top of sale prices. Go get the deals if your kids are still wearing kid sizes.

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Nobody get little kids like Melissa & Doug

Man, I miss the days of going to Target and picking up Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch stuff on clearance and watching my kids lose their minds to receive a bucket or a shovel with a bug face on it. Now they’re all “I need a new iPhone” and “please make this college payment that’s due” because they’re jerks. (Or semi-adults. Whatever.)

If you still have little ones—or little ones to buy for—there’s a few great Melissa & Doug deals at Amazon right now. Grab the Deluxe Pound and Roll Wooden Tower Toy With Hammer for just $7.63 (lowest price ever), the Sunny Patch Happy Giddy Bowling Set for just $9.42 (a little higher than the lowest-ever price, but still about half off, plus they have a “Used – Like New” one through Warehouse Deals that’s a little cheaper, even), or the Wooden Tool Belt Set for $11.03 (lowest price ever). Each of these is guaranteed to delight any small-person recipient, with the added bonus that if you aren’t so fond of that recipient’s parents, the pounding tower is probably pretty loud.

(Not that I’ve ever given a child a gift just because I thought it would drive their parents insane. Heavens, no. Listen, I’m sure you’re a better person than I am, and I’m just pointing out some deals.)

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Tons o’ deals if you have the time

This site is new to me (maybe I’ve been living under a rock…?), but right now there are literally tens of thousands of clearance deals at Spring right now, all name-brand goodies from Gymboree to Land of Nod to Sur la Table to Abercrombie & Fitch and more.

Make it even better with coupon code SUNNY20 for an additional 20% off. Shipping (and returns!) is free.

I am sorting through all the clearance because I’m a glutton for punishment, but if you were searching for a specific thing I imagine it might be a little bit easier to find some deals in a shorter period of time.

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It’s time to Kohls again

Oh, we haven’t had a great combination of Kohls sales/coupons for a little while, which is weird, because Kohls is pretty much synonymous with sales and coupons. Hey, that’s fine. I’ll take it whenever it happens.

So here we go: Everyone gets $10 Kohls Cash for every $50 spent through April 15th, plus automatic free shipping on $75+ (shipping to your local store and picking up is always free), and through April 12th, coupon code SPRINGSAVE takes 20% off $100+ or 15% off a smaller order. If you have a Kohls charge card—which you do, right, because that’s how you get the best deals—you can use coupon code BUNNY30, instead, for 30% off any order, plus you can use code APR4FREE for free shipping on any size order.

Those percent off coupons can be stacked with department-targeted coupons, as well: STYLE10 takes $10 off your $40+ purchase in Juniors or Big Girls (7-16), PLAYTIME15 takes 15% off Melissa & Doug toys, and MENSTYLE10 takes $10 off your $50+ purchase of men’s clothing and shoes.

As always, there’s tons of great deals in the Clearance, so I start there. (Pssst, folks with kids heading off to college in the fall—this is a great time to pick up towels and other dorm-stuffs before they jack the prices up and start screaming “college prep!” this summer.)

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Get Sneaky (right now)

Oh! One of my very favorite things is available on Lightning Deal at Amazon right now and you should go get it.

Sneaky Cards are a deck of 55 “dares” which can be distributed on the sly to just about anyone, anywhere. It’s a great “pay it forward” way to evoke gratitude, silliness, and/or daring. My kids love these, and so do I. The list price is $10, and the Lightning Deal has them available for just $7.

I’m snapping up a deck to leave with my newest college kid when we drop him off in August. *sniffle*

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Score some Reebok deals

For a limited time, go visit the Reebok Outlet online and use coupon code XY7-TWH-N6G for 50% off and free shipping!

Sizes and selection are limited, but if you can find something you want, it’s a heck of a deal. (For once, I’m thrilled my kid wears a relatively small shoe.)

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It’s President’s Day at Macy’s

I guess Macy’s is closing a bunch of stores around the country, but you wouldn’t necessarily know that from looking at their online site. Deals abound, and today they’ve got coupons, too.

Here’s the breakdown:
* Everyone gets free shipping on $49+, or you can add any Beauty item to your basket for free shipping on any size order, or you can look at free pickup at your local store (if you still have one).
* Apply coupon code PRES25 for $10 off your $25+ order (some exclusions apply).
* Apply coupon code PRES for 10% or 15% off your entire order (department dependent; some exclusions apply).

Coupon codes cannot be stacked, so use the first one for smaller orders or the second one for larger orders. And don’t miss the offers on the splash page, too—tons of clearance (which is an extra 25% off) and other markdowns worth checking out. (I’m sure it comes as a huge surprise that I’m scrolling through the shoe clearance right now….)

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Time to clean up at Kohls

How much do I love a big sale and coupons at Kohls? So much. It might be my favorite thing.

Today they’ve got discounts galore, plus Kohls card holders can use coupon code LOVE30 for an additional 30% off and code FEB4FREE for free shipping on any size order. Anyone can use coupon code BABYSALE20 for an additional 20% off baby items (it stacks with a general percentage off coupon, too), or code SAVE15 for 15% off everything, and you’ll get free shipping on $75+. Everyone earns $10 Kohls Cash for every $50 spent right now, too, so you’ll be ready to shop the next sale.

One of their Doorbusters today is the Shark Navigator Swivel for $129 before coupons, which is already a nutty good deal. (For reference: Amazon has it for $220, with a 4.5 star average rating.) That vacuum for under $90 is a steal.

Go forth and save!

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