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The CVS coupon that saves a weird way

Okay, so the simple story is that CVS is currently offering coupon code SAVE30 for an additional 30% off regular prices and free shipping on every order.

The slightly-more-complex story is that precious little is available at these so-called “regular” prices, and a lot of the stuff that is regularly-priced is more expensive than where you can find it elsewhere. So why do you care? You care for one or both of the following reasons:

1) There are some speciality items offered at regular price which hardly ever go on sale—think hypoallergenic baby formula, or blood pressure monitors, etc.—which are coupon-eligible,
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2) There’s a slew of Buy 1, Get 1 Half Off deals plus Buy 1, Get 1 Free vitamin/supplement offerings on the site which will not take a further discount, true, but the coupon code will give you free shipping on some already great deals, and save you a trip to the store.

Definitely compare prices as you shop, but I did find a few things we always need, anyway (fish oil! chewy antacids!), that I was glad not to have to get to $50+ total to get free shipping.

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Stock up, sans animal cruelty

There are multiple products from The Body Shop I love—why, yes, my kids and I have all been using this skin clearing clay mask for years—but my favorite part is that they never test on animals or use scary chemicals. I feel a little more virtuous buying from them than some other giant companies, and when they have good deals, well, so much the better.

Right now they’ve got hundreds of items at 40% off, around 50 offerings in the 75% off section, and every order ships for free, automatically. That’s a hard set of enticements to pass by, for me. You may feel differently. But it’s worth a look if you ever use their products. (It’s never too early for stocking stuffers, you know. I’m just saying that their highly-rated All-in-One Blush is down to $4 from $16, and is available in four different colors.)

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If you’ve been waiting for a KitchenAid deal…

… today’s the day to get it. You’re welcome.

If you want the 6-quart professional model at a screaming good price, go check out today’s eBay Daily Deals. They have refurbished KitchenAid KP26M1X professional 6-quart mixers for $230 today, which is already pretty good. (For reference: new, that mixer will average about $350 at Amazon, although right now some colors are a bit lower.) But then you can apply coupon code PRETTYDAY to save another 20%, making it just $184, which is ridiculous.

These are factory refurbs, so they’re certified and warrantied. This is the mixer I own—also purchased as a refurb—and I love it. It’s a workhorse. I think this may be the lowest price I’ve ever seen on it.

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Heads up, Instant Pot lovers!

I, myself, have yet to succumb to the Instant Pot craze. I’m still #teamcrockpot all the way, but whatever. The rest of you seem to have partaken of the Kool-Aid, and good for you. I’m sure someday I’ll get with the times and wonder why I waited.

That said, if you already own some variety of 6-quart Instant Pot, right now Amazon has this 9″ tempered glass lid with spoon rest available at a list price of $16.99, which seems a little nuts just for a lid. But if you apply coupon code RMGLF4AY at checkout, the price drops to just $5.95, which is perfectly reasonable.

Why do you want a glass lid for your Instant Pot? Well, apparently that allows you to use it like a regular slow cooker, or even to make popcorn (not sure how that works, but one reviewer swears it does). Also the existence of this lid makes me believe that sticking with my crock pots isn’t so dumb, after all. So.

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It’s a super cyber-delic sale

Silly name aside, for whatever reason Old Navy is having a huuuuuuge (super cyber-delic, even) sale today. Get an additional 40% off everything—even already-reduced sale prices—automatically, plus coupon code FREESHIP will give you free shipping on your $25+ order, rather than making you get to the normal $50+ threshold.

Grab this cool tote for free, too, with code TOTALLY. (Add the tote to your cart, then use the code.)

If you’re dying for new items, well, 40% off is pretty nice. But really, scope out the clearance and save a bundle. But hurry—this sale is over tonight (Monday, March 12th) and items are selling out.

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Food processors for everyone

Full disclosure: I’m a Cuisinart gal. I’ve had the same Cuisinart food processor since… ummmm… grad school, maybe? A long time, is my point. And if you’re not a person who cooks I can see where it might seem like an extraneous kitchen electric, but I use mine all the time. The Cuisinart is how I finally mastered a decent pie crust. The Cuisinart is how I grate giant blocks of cheese I buy on sale. The Cuisinart is the secret to a great latke and a perfect slaw and a divine pesto. I could go on, but you get the point.

That said, I came across this KitchenAid 7-cup food processor today at Amazon for $57.93, and that’s its lowest price ever and about 40% off where you’ll find it elsewhere. KitchenAid is a similarly reliable brand so I’m okay recommending that one, but of course I also had to peek and see where the comparable Cuisinart was. Turns out this Cuisinart 8-cup food processor is also at its lowest Amazon price ever of $65—not quite as huge a discount beyond other sellers, but pretty good—if you’re a brand loyalist and/or you want one a little bigger.

Either way, if you’re in the market, they’re worth checking out. (Seriously, grate your own cheese. You’ll save enough money to pay for the food processor several times over.)

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Another month, another Beauty Box deal

I almost forgot about it, but thankfully they haven’t sold out yet. It’s time to get your March Beauty Box from Target!

$7 (and free shipping) gets you 7 awesome beauty samples, plus a coupon for $3 off your next $15+ Beauty purchase. Heck, that (highly rated) tube of No7 Early Defence Serum alone is worth the $7. Get ’em for travel, get ’em to try something new… just get ’em, before they sell out.

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Have a little Kohls this weekend

Fun fact: Did you know that you can use your expired Kohls Cash in the store? It won’t work online, but if you go to the store and you’re within 10 days or so of expiration, they’ll still take it. Ask me how I know this! Yep, I screwed up, and it turned out that my inability to read a calendar was actually super useful—I found a bunch of 90% off discounts in-store I never would’ve gotten online. The fact that I ended up paying $.42 out of pocket was just the icing on the cake. (Seriously, the cashier was impressed with me. That’s always fun.)

But there’s another round of discounts and coupons out right now, so if you’re wanting to shop in-store or online, I’ve got you covered. Sale-wise, they’ve just done additional markdowns on holiday items, if you’re interested in stocking up for next year. Plus there’s various Bonus Buys and their semi-annual Intimates Sale is happening right now. Coupon-wise, you’ve got the usual suspects: 30% off and free shipping on any size order with your Kohls Charge with codes MARCH30 and FREESHIP, respectively. Stack codes INTIMATES10 for $10 off your qualifying $40+ lingerie purchase and/or MENSTYLE10 for $10 off your qualifying $50+ guys’ stuff purchase. And everyone earns $10 Kohls Cash for every $50 spent.

In the market for cookware? I’ve been stalking prices on this 12-piece Rachael Ray Cucina set for a while. Today’s price at Kohls is $170—still pretty inflated compared to Amazon’s current $109 price, but trust me, Kohls works out to be the better deal today. Why? Use the 30% off coupon code to bring it down to $119—already better than the Amazon price if you add in the $20 of Kohls Cash you earn!—and there’s also an available $50 mail-in rebate on the page which is Kohls-specific. Your final price is $69, or just $49 if you count the Kohls Cash. That’s… nuts.

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Clearance, free shipping, and something for everyone

Y’all know that sometimes I forget to check sales at Children’s Place since my kids rudely became adult-sized and I can no longer put together an entire season’s wardrobe for them for around $50 (harumph). But then sometimes I remember to check and I’m all “Wait, look at all the stuff they have now!”

Today is one of those days.

Back in my day (you know, when dinosaurs roamed the earth…) the only adult-sized stuff they carried was pajamas, before the holidays. You could get matching jammies for the whole family, if you wanted. But apparently now they also carry adult t-shirts, with mom-and-me and dad-and-me options, plus whole-family options. Is it too early to think about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day? No, it is not.

Today everything is on sale and every order ships for free. May I humbly suggest that you buy your favorite father the pizza t-shirt and then get slice-of-pizza shirts for all the kids? Because that is hilarious and also really cheap today. Plus there’s Clearance items starting at around $2, for your regular kid-outfitting. Go!

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All aboard the LEGO train

When my son was little, it was all trains, all the time. He moved on from Thomas the Tank Engine to LEGO and stayed there for a loooong time, and despite the many late-night injuries I sustained from stepping on plastic bricks, I kind of miss those days.

Back then I usually stalked one super-expensive LEGO set all year to make sure he had one really special holiday gift, and because most big LEGO sets never get down to more than about 30% off it was always a bit of a challenge. I guess I should be pleased that now he just wants money, right?

Anyway! Let’s say you have a LEGO-loving, train-loving kid (or adult; no judgment!) in your life. You might want to hop on over to Target right now for this LEGO City Cargo Train set, currently 30% off and down to $140. You can get free shipping or free store pickup, and if you have a REDcard you’ll get another 5% off, too. Is that still expensive? Of course it is, but I doubt it’ll be any cheaper than this, so if it’s on someone’s list, this may be as good as it gets. (For reference: It’s still $188 at Amazon.)

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