DEALS O’ THE WEEK, GIFT CARD DEALS, FEED IT FORWARD, CHRISTMAS TREE DEALS


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COUPONS.COM
New coupons have been posted and old ones have been restocked so that you can print them now with the start of the month. Get these coupons and over 200 more on Coupons.com. Most all stores take internet coupons. They will double at stores as per their rules – Giant Eagle, Dave’s Supermarket, and Buehlers doubles coupons of 99 cents and less. Get them before they disappear!

Get these coupons and more:
Dial 8 bar soap pack – $2
Delizza Patisserie products – .55
Kashi soft baked squares – $1.50
Starbucks K Cups – $1.50
DelMonte Tomatoes – .55/2
Degree – .75
Trix – .50
Planters party mix – .75
Vaseline lotion – $1
Quaker Soft Baked bars – .75
Kentucky Legend ham – $2
Quaker Oatmeal Medley – .50
Alka Seltzer – $3
Diamond Crystal Sea Salt – .50
Purina Cat Chow – .99
Betty Crocker cookie mix – .50

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RED PLUM COUPONS
Click on the banner above to print the following coupons and more.
EsterC – $2
Garnier – $2
L’Oréal – $1
Maybelline – $1
All – .50
Snuggle – .50
McCormick- .50
SuperPretzel – .50



FEED IT FORWARD
Feed It Forward, a holiday program from Restaurant.com began in 2008 and is now celebrating its fifth holiday season. The program enables individuals to give FREE $10 Restaurant.com eGift Cards to family, friends, business contacts, or anyone else who loves food. Feed it Forward has seen more than $ 55 million in local dining experiences given over the past four holiday seasons. Your gift allows you to experience the joy of giving AND supports local restaurants.

Anyone can send them and receive them. eGift Cards are free to give and free to receive. Most $10 gift certificates have a stipulation that $20 must be spent in order to get the $10 off. Offer valid through January 1, 2013. To get started go to:
http://www.feeditforward.restaurant.com/

Say goodbye to “promo does not apply”! All Restaurant Gift Certificates are now available at the same price-no exceptions.

Get THREE $100 worth of Restaurant.com gift cards for $60.
Click here to get the discounted gift cards:
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ALDIS
Baby carrots – 16 oz – 59 cents
Grape Tomatoes – 10 oz – 89 cents
Red or Yellow peppers – 2 ct – $1.29
Oranges – 4 lb – $1.69
Grapefruit – 5 lb – $1.99
Tangerines – 3 lb – $1.29
Happy Farms cheese block – $1.49


Shop CVSPhoto.com for all your photo needs

CVS
Get 30% OFF sitewide with code friend30 at Checkout (Coupon codes are case sensitive). Deal is good through 12/2/12.

15% OFF your order on CVS.com with coupon code 15COUPON.

25% off fragrances and gift sets.

30% off Home Health on CVS.com. Shop our endless ?aisles? for hard-to-find medical items. Hundreds of products just added!

20% off Holiday Beauty on CVS.com.

Receive 50 4×6 Prints for just $6 at CVSPhoto.com use code AFPRINT6 at checkout, minimum purchase of 50 prints required. Offer ends 12.08.12.

Get 25% off your Canvas Print with code AFCANVAS25 now through 12.08.12. Shop CVSphoto.com today!

Receive 25% off your gift order at CVSphoto.com. Use code with code AFGIFT25 at checkout, offer ends 12.08.12 today!

M&Ms 8-12.6oz – $1.25 after $3 Extrabucks with purchase of 4 and two $1/2 coupons
Hersheys Holiday assortment 7.8-8.5 oz – $1.25 after $3 Extrabucks with purchase of 4 and two $1/2
Colgate Plus Toothbrush – .50 after BOGO sale and .50 coupon
Truvia Sweetener Packets 40ct – .99 after $2 All You magazine coupon
Axe Gift Set – $4.24 after $2 Extrabucks and $3.75 All You magazine coupon
Colgate Toothbrush – .99 after $3 Extrabucks with purchase of 2 and two .50 coupons
Bausch & Lomb Soothe 0.5oz or 28ct – $2.99 after $3 Extrabucks and $3 coupon
Carmex Lip Balm 0.075 -0.35 oz – .44 after .55 coupon – look for $1 coupons on some packs
Bayer 20 count Aspirin – $1.37 after BOGO50% off sale and $6 Extrabucks and six $1 coupons


DISCOUNT DRUG MART

Mama Lucia meatballs – 3/$5
Avocados – 5/$3
Salad bag – 99 cents
Ekrich franks, kielbasa, & sausage – BOGO
GUM toothbrush – 2 count – 99 cents


GIANT EAGLE
Giant Eagle now accepts competitors coupons. Use even the $5 off $25 coupons and the like from other stores!

Get 20 cents in Fuelperks with the purchase of $50 in gift cards through 12/12. New gift cards include BW3, Burger King, Best Buy, Groupon, and Texas Roadhouse.

Center cut pork chops – BOGO
Raspberries or blackberries – BOGO
Fantastik/Dow Scrubbing Bubbles kitchen cleaner – .50 after .75 coupon
Sara Lee pies – $2.99 after $1 coupon
Yoplait yogurt – 10/$3 after .50/8 coupon or use .30 coupon found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons to get an even better deal
Hormel Compleats – $1 after $1 coupon found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons. These microwave meals are delicious. Almost too delicious. I will have to peruse through the ingredients to make sure they don’t put something magical in it that is messing with my brain.
Kraft Homestyle dishes – 4/$5 after .10 Fuelperks (equals $3) with purchase of 5 and two $1/2 coupons
Lance Crackers – $1.50 after .75 coupon


On Sale Now at Joann.com

JOANN FABRICS
Get $5 off a $25 purchase with code MRM341 from 12/2 – 12/6.
Seniors save an extra 20% on 12/5/12.
Get 50% off one regular priced item with code PSF344 from 12/7 – 12/9.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/7tm3lvd


Harbor Freight Tools Clearance Sale: Up to 80% Off

KMART
Double $1 manufacturer coupons up to a limit of 5 with a $25 purchase in grocery or household items. Potential $10 off with five $1 coupons. Must have Shop Your Way Rewards card (free loyalty card).

Earn reward discounts at Speedway with grocery, drug, and/or apparel purchase at K-Mart.
Spend $50 – $99.99 – get a coupon for 10 cents off per gallon – up to 15 gallons
Spend $100 – $149.99 – get a coupon for 20 cents off per gallon – up to 15 gallons
Spend $150 or more – get a coupon for 30 cents off per gallon – up to 15 gallons

Tyson boneless skinless chicken – $1.69/lb


Be rewarded the Web's Premiere Rewards Site

LOWES
Fraser Fir Christmas Tree – 5′ – 6′ – $19.98 – get gift cards for Lowes at Giant Eagle and earn 20 cents in Fuelperks (same for Home Depot for trees there).

We like to cut our own tree each year. This year we got one from Soubusta Farms in Chardon. First time there. Found a 12′ Norway Spruce tree for $40. Many places were quoting $8 to $10 per foot for a spruce tree. At Soubusta they charged $40 for the spruces and $35 for others. Best of all there was minimal Charlie Brownish spots on the tree. There were some trees that looked like they had an Anderson Varejo afro on top. We toyed with getting the most outrageously looking tree mixed full Charlie Brown bald spots and charm. Reasoning prevailed and we got a normal tree…this year.

Check church or independent lots to find trees for around $20 and more.

Cut-your-own tree farms offer trees from $5 to $10 per foot. Some are $30 – $40 no matter what the size for cut your own.

After hurricane Sandy, some pine trees are leaning or fell. Good time to use that tree in your yard for your Christmas tree!

Look for Christmas tree farms at http://www.realchristmastrees.org. Or look for a list of locations advertised in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, News-Herald or other newspaper.


MARCS
Mushrooms – 8 oz – 99 cents
Pears – 99 cents/lb
Pierre’s ice cream – 48 oz – 4/$10
Nickles white bread – 99 cents
Bar S bologna or franks – 98 cents
Look for $3 off 6 Kraft items coupon in ad – can use with manufacturer’s coupons.
Gift cards – get 2% off value of card – $50 gift card would cost $49.


OFFICEMAX
Boise X9 paper – case – Free after Maxperks – limit 2
Duracell 20 pack AA/AAA batteries -1 cent after Maxperks limit 2

PET SUPPLIES PLUS
Get a free Christmas toy or treat with any cat or dog food purchase with this coupon good through 12/2/12:
http://www.petsuppliesplus.com/club/blasts/coupons/20121130WeekendSaleCoupon.jpg

RITE AID
Look for $25 gift card with transferred prescription coupons in Rite Aid ad.

Get the Rite Aid Video Values coupons at http://riteaid.adperk.com/. Watch short videos and get coupons!

Stayfree Maxi Pads 14-24ct – .50 after $2 UP reward with purchase of 2 and two $1 coupons also found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons
Ester C – $1 after BOGO sale and $2 coupon (or $1.40 coupon found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons)
Axe Body Wash – $1.25 after $5 UP reward with purchase of 4 and four $2 coupons
Alka Seltzer Plus Cold Relievers – $1.74 after BOGO50% off sale and $6 UP reward with purchase of 4 and four $2 coupons
One A Day Vitamins – $2 after BOGO50% off sale and $6 UP rewards with purchase of 4 and four $1 coupons
Simplify plates, cups, napkins, cutlery, or aluminum foil – 5/$3 after $2 UP reward.
Bobs Candy Canes 12ct – .50 after $ UP reward with purchase of 2
Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 14 oz – .78 after $2 UP reward with purchase of 3 and one $1/2 coupon and one .50 coupon that was found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons<
Carefree Pantiliners 36-60ct or Ultra 16ct – $1 after $2 UP reward with purchase of 2 and two .50 coupons
OB Tampons 18ct – .75 after $2 UP reward with purchase of 2 and two .75 coupons found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons
7Up or Diet 7Up 2 liters – .66 after $2 UP reward with purchase of 3
Mars Single serve candy bars – .33 after B2G1 sale and B2G1 coupon found at http://tinyurl.com/couponguycoupons
Quaker Oats 18 oz – $1 after $2 UP reward with purchase of 3 and $1/2 coupon found in December All You Magazine


Shop SallyBeauty.com!

SALLY BEAUTY SUPPLY
Save $5 on online orders of $25+ at SallyBeauty.com with code 444872 at checkout. Some exclusions apply. Offer valid 11/29 through 12/3 at 11:59 pm EST.

Free Shipping on ALL Orders $50+!

Click here:

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SAVALOT
Oranges – 3 lb bag – $1.99
Green Peppers – 2/$1
Cucumbers – 2/$1
Farmland hot dogs or bologna – 99 cents


30-70% off Sears Outlet Appliances

SEARS OUTLET
Sears Outlet offers premium brands like Kenmore, Whirlpool, Samsung, LG, Fisher & Paykel, Craftsman, NordicTrack, Samsung and Sealy at savings of 25-70% off every day.

New, one of a kind, out of carton, discontinued, reconditioned, scratched and dented merchandise.
Irregularities prevent many items from being sold as new, which means they are available at a great value for the customer.

Each product undergoes extensive testing (Sears Outlet certified) to ensure that our customers get a great offer

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/6rrzcw4


Sears Outlet Deal of the Day

SPEEDWAY
Get these items free when you sign up to get e-mails with you Speedy Rewards card at http://www.speedway.com:
Nos Energy Drink 16 oz
Glaceau 20 oz, Vitaminwater or SMartwater 700 ml
Zoo Juice


STAPLES
Valid thru 12/2/12 get an extra $5 off $30 online with code 34536.

McAfee® Total Protection 2013, 1 PC – Free after mail-in rebate
Total Defense Premium, 5 PCs – Free with activation after mail-in rebate
Duracell 20 pack AA/AAA batteries -FREE after Easy Rebate limit 2

Click here:
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Clearance Banner

SUN PLUM MARKET
Fuji apples – 69 cents/lb
Ruby Red Grapefruits – 5 lb bag – 2/$4
Bananas – 35 cents/lb
Green cabbage – 29 cents/lb
Oven roasted turkey breast – $2.99/lb

TRUE VALUE
Slime Tire Inflator – free after rebate.


Save $500

VALU KING
Get these items free with coupons in ad and $10 or more purchase:
Bumble Bee chunk light tuna and Light n Fluffy Noodles

Granny Smith or Gala apples – 88 cents/lb
Aunt Jemima Waffles – 99 cents
Mushrooms – 8 oz – 99 cents


WALGREENS
I’ve been getting some $10 off $30 purchase coupons after I get my Balance Rewards card scanned. Great coupon to match up with the deals.

Senior Discount Day – 20% OFF In Store All Walgreens, W Brand and Nice!™ products. Plus get
15% OFF almost everything else, even sale items on DEC. 3 ONLY.

NEW PROGRAM! Join Balance Rewards to earn points on thousands of items, including every prescription and immunization. Purchase items in-store or online to earn points. Redeem points for dollar rewards that you can get instantly at the checkout.
Click here to get enrolled:
Walgreens Reward Program

• Save on sale items with card
• Get 500 points for every prescription and immunization
• Earn points on thousands of items each week
• Get 10 points for every mile when you Walk with Walgreens
• Redeem instantly with as few as 5,000 points

Points System
5,000 – earn $5
10,000 – earn $10
18,000 – earn $20
30,000 – earn $35
40,000 – earn $50

Walgreens TrueResult Monitor – Free after rebate found on package

Colgate Total Advanced or Gum Defense Toothpaste 4 oz – Free after $2.50 Register Reward and .50 coupon
Colgate 360 or Optic White Toothbrush – .99 after $2 Register Reward and .50 coupon
Revlon Nail Color – $1.99 after $3 Register Reward
Nestle Morsels 12 oz. – $1.24 after 1000 points with purchase of 2 and .75 in-ad coupon
Walgreens brand cheese – shredded and chunk 8 oz – 2/$3 – buy $20 worth get 3000 points

Get 50 4×6 photo deals for $5 through 12/8/12. Use code CAPTURE50

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2013 OUR TOWN AND ALL AROUND COUPON BOOK
Now available! Get the Our Town and All Around coupon book for $28 Plus FREE shipping! A bargain for so many coupons!

The Our Town coupon book has around 1,000 coupons for Northeast Ohio area restaurants, fast food, drug stores, movies, golf courses, pizza, dry cleaning, wineries, entertainment and more! The Best coupon book available in the area! It’s like getting 1,000 Groupons, but all for only $28! Some restaurant coupons are good for up to $32 off! The book can pay for itself with just one coupon!

    HIGHLIGHTS


* RESTAURANTS – Restaurant coupons include the Boneyard, Slim & Chubbies, Hooley House, Cabana’s, Welshfield Inn, Chocolate Martini Bar, House of Blues, West Park Station, Yours Truly, Harry Buffalo, Pacers, Scrambler Marie’s, Willoughby Brewing, Casa D’Angelo, Quaker Steak & Lube, Punderson Manor, Oriole Cafe, Frankie’s Italian Cuisine, Joey’s, Houlihans, Rock West, Dino’s, and over 140 more!

* SAVE – The book will pay for itself after 1 or 2 coupons. It’s like finding a gift card on every page! Save thousands of dollars!

* FINE DINING – 160 Fine Dining Restaurants with savings of $10 or more. Most offer half off dinners for those dining alone! Some are valued up to $32 off!

* ENTERTAINMENT – Coupons for museums, tickets for local attractions, sport-related attractions, comedy clubs, and much more!

* LITTLE ITALYNEW this year is our “On the Hill”, a section of Little Italy restaurants such as La Dolce Vita, Maxi’s, Mia Bella, Il Baccio, Anthony’s, Guarino’s, and Primo Vino.

* BIRTHDAY COUPONS – FREE dinners on your birthday coupons.

* FAST FOOD/PIZZA/LOCAL RESTAURANTS – Over 450 “two for one” or “50% off” offers at fast food restaurants, pizza restaurants, and neighborhood favorites.

* WINERIES – 30 coupons for wineries from across Northern Ohio including Ferrante, Paper Moon, and Debonne.

* GOLF – Coupons for over 65 BOGO rounds of golf.

* MISC. COUPONS – Coupons for dry cleaning, tanning, IGA (five $5 off $20 purchase coupons), Bremecs, and much more! Get a $25 gift card at Discount Drug Mart or $15 gift card at Marc’s with the transferred prescription coupon in the book (have them honored as competitors coupons at pharmacies at Giant Eagle and others).

* Coupons good now through December 1, 2013!

Click here to order:
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BEST DEAL MAGAZINES
Find these limited time deals below and tons of other magazine subscription deals on their site.

Weekly deals for annual subscriptions:
Take an Additional 72% Off Taste of Home Magazine. Enter coupon TASTEDEAL During Checkout.

Take an Additional 20% Off Shape Magazine. Enter coupon WKLYSPEC During Checkout.

Daily Deals for annual subscriptions:

Outdoor Photographer Magazine Just $4.29 for 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 3rd Only (Find coupons and save even more!)

Life Extension Magazine Just $5.49 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 4th (Find coupons and save even more!)

ShopSmart Magazine Just $20.59 for 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 5th Only (Find coupons and save even more!)

Woodcraft Magazine Just $6.39 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 6th Only (Find coupons and save even more!)

Reader’s Digest Magazine Just $4.99 for 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 7th Only (Find coupons and save even more!)

Fitness Magazine Just $4.29 for 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 8th Only (Find coupons and save even more!)

Family Handyman Magazine Just $10 for 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, December 9th Only (Find coupons and save even more!)

Deal of the Day valid only on date specified through Midnight EST.

Take An Additional 15% Off at Best Deal Magazines. Enter Coupon Code PXCJ1209 During Checkout. Offer expires December 9, 2012. 250+ Magazines under $10 with this coupon! 70+ Popular Magazines – Just $3.99 with this coupon!
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Offer expires December 9, 2012.

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Get these deals and more on their site for annual subscriptions.

Daily Deals for annual subscriptions:
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SAVVY SHOPPER BOOKLET
Get the Savvy Shopper Booklet and learn how to save tons of money on dozens of different topics. The booklet is updated with tons of money-saving tips. You’ll find thousands of tips on how to save money. It’s over 175 pages. Great for someone just starting out or wants to learn more ways to save money. Only $13 (includes shopping cost)! You could learn to save thousands and thousands for just the cost of a large pizza!


Click here to order and to find out what is in the booklet:
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GRAVEYARD MALL
Guinness 250th Anniversary Pint Glasses: 12-Pack – $29.99 ($75 value)
Cooks Essentials German Steel 7-Piece Serrated Steak Knife Set – $12.99 ($49.99 value)

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DEAL CHICKEN
$99 for 3 day/ 2 night stay for two in one of 20 great destinations. Locations include: Anaheim, Lake Tahoe, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Scottsdale, Sedona, Pagosa Springs, Branson, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Nashville, Wisconsin Dells, Ft. Laurderdale, Destin, Cocoa Beach, New Orleans, Myrtle Beach, Williamsburg, St. Thomas, San Carlos, Mexico. $25 tax deposit is required. Not valid for residents of Florida.

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bracelets

SAVEOLOGY
$3 for $10 Toys “R” Us Gift Card
$7.50 for $15 ExxonMobil Gift Card
$5 for a $10 Brinker International Gift Card
$12.50 For A $25 iTunes Gift Card
$5 For A $10 iTunes Gift Card
$7.50 For A $15 iTunes Gift Card
$5 for $10 The Children’s Place Gift Card
$7.50 for $15 Chili’s Gift Card
$5 for $10 Bath & Body Works Gift Card

$5 For A $10 Ben & Jerry’s Gift Card
$7.50 For A $15 Old Navy Gift Card
$5 for $10 Gift Card to Hot Topic
$7.50 for a $15 Macy’s Gift Card
$7.50 for $15 Payless Gift Card
$7.50 For A $15 Staples® Gift Card
$5 for a $10 Gift Card to Subway
$10 For A $25 Gift Certificate From Avis Rental Car Company
$5.99 for Entertainment Spree Book with $600-Worth of Savings
$5.99 for Auto Savings Booklet with $1,000-Worth of Offers
http://www.saveology.com
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ENTERTAINMENT BOOK
All books are $10 off plus FREE SHIPPING PLUS! Ends Sunday, 12/3! Look for more deals later in the week!

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ALL YOU MAGAZINE
Buy one All You magazine subscription get one Free! Every issue of All You is full of valuable coupons, healthy recipes, and affordable fashion advice. Plus, every order includes the FREE tablet edition! ! Each issue normally costs $2.99 each (sold at Wal-Mart). All You magazine has a bunch of coupons in it every month. The most in any magazine I’ve ever seen. The magazine has money-savings tips, lifestyle articles, recipes, and other stuff.

Click here for the deal: ALL YOU MAGAZINE DEAL


Save up to 30% at your favorite stores.

GIFT CARDS
Lotsa gift card deals during the holiday season. Most are available through 12/31/12. Many offer bonus gift cards with some that expire within a month or two.

Gift cards can be risky to purchase. Many restaurants close every year as do many businesses. The gift cards can be worthless unless another business graciously decides to accept them. They usually do so at a percentage of face value. So if a business is shaky, it’s best not to get a gift card from them at all.

If you have an old gift card that expired, don’t just throw it out. I was able to renew one just by going to the web-site shown on the back of the card and re-activate it from there. Some do expire in 5 years. Some add fees if not used within a years time. Some expire if not used in a years time.

Use a gift card before the value of it is reduced or expires. More than 30 states have passed laws limiting or prohibiting gift-card fees or setting disclosure standards, but these rules vary widely. About a half-dozen states have laws in place stopping the deduction. A law signed in May 2009 keeps gift cards from expiring after 5 years. Fees can’t be assessed unless the card has been dormant for one year. Credit-card branded and multi-store cards can have $3 fees or more each month they aren’t used, if they haven’t been used at least once. The law went into effect in August 2010. Click here for the law: http://www.federalreserve.gov/consumerinfo/wyntk_giftcards.htm

Here is a rating of the gift card laws per state (federal law supercedes less strict laws) – Ohio got an F – bad Ohio, bad!:
http://www.scripsmart.com/state_gift_card_laws

If you have a gift card you don’t plan to use, you can sell it on one of the following sites. Most sites will pay out anywhere between 60% to 90% of face value. Gift cards are sold at a discount usually up to 20%. You can also exchange it for another gift card on many of these sites or purchase gift cards at a discount:

http://www.abcgiftcards.com
http://www.cardpool.com – cards can be returned for any reason up to 100 days. Get up to 35% gift cards and sell yours for up to 93% of its value.
http://www.cardwoo.com – buy and sell gift cards.
http://www.giftcardgranny.com – buy gift cards at a discount of 88% and less or sell them for up to 93% of its value.
http://www.giftcardrescue.com – sell gift cards for up to 90% of its value or buy them up to 30% off.
http://www.monstergiftcard.com – get a price match guarantee when buying gift cards.
http://www.plasticjungle.com – 10% for buyers and sellers: 35% to 45% if selling for cash. Transaction guaranteed.
http://www.swapagift.com – world’s first and largest discounted gift card exchange.

Here are some gift card deals (if you know of any, send them to me and I’ll post them in a future blog – thanks!):

GIANT EAGLE – get 20 cents in Fuelperks with the purchase of $50 in gift cards through 12/12. New gift cards include BW3, Burger King, Best Buy, Groupon, Einstein Bagels, and Texas Roadhouse.

MARCS – get 2% off value of card – $50 gift card would cost $49.

Restaurants:
100TH BOMB GROUP – Buy a $50 gift card get $10 bonus Gift Card

APPLEBEES – Buy a $50 gift card get $10 bonus Gift Card

ARBYS – Get a Free Peppermint Stick Swirl Shake with $10 gift card purchase

BASS LAKE TAVERN – buy $100 gift card get a $20 gift card free.

BONEFISH GRILL – Buy $100 in gift cards get a free $20 bonus gift card.

BRAVO CUCINA ITALIANA – Buy $100 in gift cards get a $20 bonus gift card.

BW3 – buy $25 in gift and get a bonus card worth $5, $15, $25, or even $100. Deal good from 11/19 – 12/31.

CHAMPS AMERICANA – Get a $10 Extra Points gift card with a $50 gift card purchase

OLIVE GARDEN – Get a $5 bonus gift card with a $25 gift card purchase.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE – get a FREE personalized greeting card and FREE standard shipping. Plus get a FREE $20 bonus card when you order $100 in gift cards.

PF CHIANGS – Buy $100 gift card get a bonus $25 gift card.

RED LOBSTER – Buy $25 gift card get a $5 gift card.

RUSTY BUCKET – Rusty Bucket located on 6025 Kruse Drive in Solon Ohio has just began its Bonus Rewards. For every $50 you purchase in Rusty Bucket gift cards, receive $10 Bonus Rewards. You can purchase gift cards online or in stores and the promo will run through December 30th!
Here is the link to the gift card page on the website: http://www.myrustybucket.com/giftcards.aspx

STARBUCKS – Receive one (1) $5.00 Starbucks retail store gift card (either an eGift Card or a Starbucks Card) with a qualifying purchase. A “Qualifying Purchase” is a purchase of three or more qualifying products from a participating retailer during the Purchase Period. Qualifying products include: Starbucks® coffee (10 oz or larger), Starbucks® K-Cup® pack, Tazo® K-Cup® pack, Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew (excluding 3-pack), Starbucks Frappuccino® Chilled Coffee Drink (4-pack), Starbucks Doubleshot® Espresso (4-pack), Tazo® Tea Filterbags, and Tazo® Tea Latte Concentrates. The Qualifying Purchase must be a single transaction and must occur on or before December 31, 2012. Offer not valid at Starbucks stores. For complete Offer details and Terms and Conditions go to http://www.starbucks.com/holidayoffer.

SUSHI ROCK – Buy $100 in Gift Cards and you receive a $20 Bonus Card (Valid January – February 2013)

TEXAS ROADHOUSE – Get a free $5 e-gift card with a $30 gift card purchase online

TGIFRIDAYS – Get a $5 bonus gift card with a $25 gift card purchase

WILLOUGHBY BREWING COMPANY – Buy $100 gift card get a $25 gift card free – buy $50 gift card get $10 bonus card

Businesses:

BREMECS GARDEN CENTERS – For every $50 gift card purchased get a $20 bonus card. Great for your Christmas tree purchase.

BROOKSTONE – Get a $50 gift card for $25 at Brookstone. Click here: http://tinyurl.com/d7k6fy3

DINO PALMIERI SALON & SPA – For every $50 purchased, get a $10 gift card.

LEGACY VILLAGE – Purchase $250 or more in Legacy Village gift cards get a bonus $50 card. Good 12/1 – 12/2 at Guest Services.


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DEBT
The top 25 metropolitan areas for consumer debt was down 2.3% in Q3 2012. The stat the stood out for me was how low the Cleveland/Akron metro area was in comparison to the cities above and even below them in size. Cleveland was at $86 billion. The city above them in size was Denver-Boulder area, but their debt was nearly double at $149 billion. San Diego was above them at $179 billion. Great to see the Cleveland area manage their debt better than much of the nation. The Pittsburgh area did well too.

Number one was New York at $950 billion. The cities that have a disproportionate amount of consumer debt sa to their size compared to other metro areas were Boston-Worchester at $285 billion, Atlanta at 209 billion, Seattle at $229 billion, Portland, OR at $115 billion, and Sacramento at $100 billion.

BLACK FRIDAY INCIDENTS
There sure were a lot of crazy stories that came up with Black Friday. Check some of them out here. People, people, people…

http://germantown.wmctv.com/news/news/88297-extreme-couponer-claims-attack-store-manager

http://news.yahoo.com/black-monday-130-counterfeit-websites-201358124–abc-news-politics.html

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/11/23/watch-walmart-shoppers-fight-over-cell-phones-on-black-friday/


TOP TEN THINGS I THOUGHT I OVERHEARD IN THE BLACK FRIDAY LINE

10) Is this the line for tickets to Phantom of the Opera?

9) The third guy in line has cooties. Pass it on.

8) So when do we start the bunny hop?

7) I’ll let you cut in line only if you massage my feet.

6) Unattended shopping carts make for great shopping.

5) Is this line starting to move or did I drink too much last night?

4) Do you have a spare Depends?

3) Why is it when I wait in these Black Friday lines do I always end up with the person that tells horrible knock-knock jokes in front of me.

2) Anyone for a spirited game of rocks, paper, scissors?

1) Gee your hair smells terrific!

EARRINGS
$3 for a pair of Swarovski stud diamond earrings from Crystal Gem Jewelry.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/6ego57m

MP3 PLAYER
Pay only $5 for an MP3 Player.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/6ego57m

SHEETS
$42 for a set of 1,500 thread count sheets from Dress Ur Bed + shipping included.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/6ego57m

BON JOVI
See Bon Jovi on March 9th at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH with this deal.
$99 for Ticket Package includes:
1 Preferred 200-Level Reserved Seat Ticket (a $59.50 face value)
1 Bon Jovi T-Shirt
1 Souvenir Program
$525 for Hotel & Ticket Package for 2 includes:
2 Preferred 100-Level Reserved Seat Tickets (a $129.50 face value)
Overnight Accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Cleveland
2 Bon Jovi T-Shirts
2 Souvenir Programs

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/d7k6fy3

COMFORTER SET
800-Thread-Count 3-Piece Comforter Set for $99 – save 71%.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/d7k6fy3

FUNNY STOP
$20 ($56 value) for four tickets to any comedy show of your choice at the Funny Stop Comedy Club in Akron.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/d7k6fy3

STARBUCKS
Free Starbucks VIA® 12-Pack with purchase of one Starbucks VIA® 12-Pack. Free tin of Tazo® tea
with purchase of one tin of Tazo® tea.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/d7k6fy3


AMERICAN APPAREL
$25 for $50 Worth of Clothing and Accessories Online or In-Store at American Apparel. Valid in the US Only.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/4bqn6dt

DAIRY QUEEN
Get 50% off at Dairy Queen at locations in Strongsville and Parma.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/4bqn6dt

EL AREPAZO Y PUPSERIA
At El Arepazo Y Pupuseria in Fairview Park enjoy Colombian and El Salvadoran Meal for Two or Four (Up to 58% Off) – $26 worth for $12.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/4bqn6dt

MARBELLA
Pay $25 for a $50 certificate for Spanish cuisine at Marbella in Pepper Pike.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/4bqn6dt

UMAMI
$20 for $40 Worth of Japanese Cuisine at Umami in Chagrin Falls. If you’ve never been to Chagrin Falls, make a point to check it out and enjoy the Falls and the charm.

Click here: http://tinyurl.com/4bqn6dt


BOB EVANS
Click here for a BOGO breakfast coupon:
http://www.bobevans.com/Downloads/BOGO-online-coupon-0759001385.pdf

RED LOBSTER
Click here to get a $4/2 adult dinner or $3/2 adult lunch coupon at Red Lobster:
https://email.redlobster.com/darcoupon.jsp?cc=187&cmpid=rl_eml_20121127_Crabfest2&s=4_uF&i=2019699610579

SUBWAY
Get 6″ Cold Cut Combo and Meatball Marinaira subs for $2 during the month of December.

OPENING
Circle L Steakhouse – Wadsworth
Planet Fitness – Stow
Kiss of the Hand – Little Italy
Burntwood Tavern – Brecksville
Panera – Cedar Center
Greek Village Grille – Broadview Heights
Sonalia Hair Salon – 2762 Chagrin Blvd in Woodmere – get 50% off service with ad in Sun Newspaper (Heights edition)


CLOSING
Vintage Wine & Spirits – Willoughby
Berger & Silver Jewelers – Eton at 26699 Chagrin Blvd in Woodmere – everything 40% – 70% off

MOVING
Berg Baby Furniture – Moving to the Greens of Lyndhurst

GOOD MORNING CLEVELAND
While you’re drinking your morning coffee find out where to get a free $10 gift certificate, low-priced Christmas trees, and about gift cards from this segment with Jenn Strathman and I from Good Morning Cleveland.

Click here: http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/money/consumer/consumer_specialist/joe-the-coupon-guy-shares-a-free-10-gift-card-for-restaurants

WELW
Listen at 7:18 AM on Wednesdays to WELW 1330 AM as I go over the deals of the week on the Wake Up Lake County Show. Go to http://www.WELW.com to listen to old podcasts or to listen live.

CLASS SCHEDULE
Learn how to save a ton of money at one of my classes! Learn how to save 70% and more grocery shopping and over 90% toiletry shopping. Also find out how to save money on restaurants, utility bills, cell phones, travel, gas, prescriptions, and tons more! To view my upcoming class schedule please go to: http://www.joethecouponguy.com/schedule/index.htm

If you’re interested in booking a class for your organization, please contact me at joe@joethecouponguy.com.

Be sure to register for libraries that require registration as many have waiting lists. I hope to see you there!

January
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – 7:00 PM – Lake County News-Herald – Willoughby
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 – 7:00 PM – Strongsville Library

April
Saturday, April 20, 2013 – 10:00 AM – Dover Library
Saturday, April 27, 2013 – 2:00 PM – Sandusky Library
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 – 6:30 PM – Mentor Library

FACEBOOK
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http://www.facebook.com/pages/Joe-The-Coupon-Guy/197073886914

Joe
http://www.joethecouponguy.com


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