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Cute T-Shirts ~ $9.95-$15.95 + Free Shipping!

I like some of the wording on these shirts and the price is right.  They’d make a great gift … for yourself or someone else.  :)

$7 off + free shipping!
Makes shirts $9.95-$15.95
Code is valid 11/29 through 12/2.

Go here to start shopping.

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Box Card Sets Make Great Gifts (only 55¢ per card!)

My husband and I just celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary. My mother in law called saying she felt awful that she didn’t get out and get a card for us. I didn’t mind, but to a different generation, sending a card is special.   You don’t text or FB message or tweet.  Her mobility isn’t what it used to be, so getting out is harder and harder for her.

In any case, she’s so hard to buy for at Christmas.  Then, I thought of a great idea!  I can get her a box of cards and a book of stamps, even include some international ones for our relatives in Canada.  It’s practical and useful, and I bet over the next year, she’ll be thankful for it at least 40 times over!

I love this set from Amazon with unique designs and gold embellishments. It includes 40 all occasion cards for $25.97, which is about 55¢ per card!  Heck, I may get a box for myself.  I’m always remembering after I go to the store about a birthday or anniversary. I may get a second set for her of all birthday cards.  We have a large family.  :) Plus, both sets ship free since they are over $25. They have awesome reviews with people saying the cards are good quality. They are great to keep in your cubby at the office too, so you never forget a special occasion.

There are lots of other sets here.

You could make your own and go to the dollar store. Those are typically 2 for $1 or $1 a piece, so I like the sets from Amazon better since they come in a nice box and I don’t have to do any of the work.  :)

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Emails, Facebook, Twitter! ~ Follow Us!

Go here to get our daily emails.  Yes, they come everyday, usually around 2pm.  They’re not for the weak or those annoyed by getting an email every single day.  :)  The emails give links to all the posts we did, in the previous 24 hours.

Make sure you click on the confirmation email!!  So many miss this step.  I’m guessing it’s because it goes to spam sometimes, so be sure to check there if you don’t see it.

Facebook is where we’re most active.  We post extras over there all the time, especially more localized deals or offers that will probably disappear quickly.  As an added bonus, you can learn tidbits from others who contribute or ask questions over there.

If you hover over “Following” and choose “See First,” Facebook will show Bargain Believer posts first, so you don’t miss anything or see it too late … or never.  If you don’t, there’s a good chance you’ll miss a lot.  The more you like, comment, and share posts; the more Facebook believes you actually want to see the posts.  Stay active, please!  It also keeps us motivated, knowing there are people who are actually out there.  :)

Sometimes, we wait to post on Facebook, so there’s a greater chance it will actually be shown in your feed.  (Facebook doesn’t seem to like us posting things right in a row.)  If you’re waiting on something, you can always hop over to www.BargainBeliever.com and see if it’s already there.  Sometimes, we’re backed up, especially on Mondays & Tuesdays, when we do a lot of ad match ups.

Honestly, Twitter just gets the automatic feeds from the website.  If you’re a Twitter follower, everything will be there.  It will just show the post title and have a link.  There won’t be extra commentary or interaction there.

If you don’t know what this is, it’s probably not for you.  :)  You can get feeds in different ways, but here’s a link, if you want to set it up this way.

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Why? Help! ~ Note from Juli


There are times I wonder what I’m doing, running this website.  Not only do I feel inadequate sometimes, but my life is full … of the good stuff, the bad stuff, and the busy stuff.  Yes, I make some money by doing this, but I could make more if I used my time and energy to invest in something else.  But, it’s not about money.  My husband makes enough money to keep us happy.  So, I always come back to:  Why do I want to add stress to my life?

There are three reasons I can’t escape, no matter how hard I try to convince myself that I’d prefer extra time in my life, to pursue other things . . .

  1.  All of you ~ especially those who email your story, comment, share posts, tag a friend on Facebook, etc.  By doing that, you’re telling me you value what we’re doing.  You become “real” and not just a click on my stat page.  I can quit on clicks, but it’s hard to quit on people who find value in what we’re doing.  Some of you have even shared how much you saved and what it has led to . . . . amazing stories that have made me shed a couple tears, the good kind.  It’s hard to walk away from impacted lives.
  2. Gina ~ super duper assistant who does most everything and makes me wonder what I do sometimes, but something sucks up my time!?!?  I stumbled on this email Gina sent me awhile back, prompting me to do this post.  Seriously, how can I not press on, when I doubt myself?!?“… Our vacations simply would not happen if it weren’t for you and the job you’ve given me.  There wouldn’t be extra money for that, and I love making those memories with my kids and taking them new places and exposing them to new experiences. I love that I can be here every day with my kids when they get home from school.  I love that I can take care of them when they are sick and still work.  I’m grateful that when company comes or my best friend, I can work around my work and enjoy life and them. So, thank you, thank you, thank you.  I truly thank you. You are a blessing to me and my family.
  3.  Me! ~ I really like interacting with you and I gain something from that.  It’s not a one-way thing.  I love bargains and keeping them to myself isn’t as fun.  I love having an outlet, when time and ambition line up at the same time.  :)

More honesty … my income has been decreasing, mostly due to reduced Google ad revenue and coupon printing revenue.  I wonder how long I’ll be able to sustain everything.  It would sadden me, but if I ever began to lose money, it would be clear that it would be time to stop.  That’s where you come in!

I’ve shared this before, but for those who are new, here’s what you can do to help…

  • Use the links we provide vs going directly to a coupon site or buying something we share online.  The majority don’t pay, but some do.  They aren’t huge amounts (many as low as $0.02), but they add up when everyone is using them.
    You can bookmark this for printing from Coupons.com:
  •  I love Amazon and I’m sure you do, too!  When making an Amazon purchase, use the search box on the top left of the website.  If you start there (no matter what you search for), whatever you end up buying will track and I receive a payment.  If you prefer bookmarking it, going through this link will also get me credit.
  • Visit the website often.  Google ads count visitors and the more the merrier.  When you click on the ads, I receive more, but I TRULY only want you to click if interested.  I don’t think it’s fair for advertisers to pay unless you’re really interested.  But, Google matches ads pretty well, so if something comes up that you already searched for and plan to buy or you want more information, please click from there.
  • Tell people about the website … groups or individuals, publicly or privately.  I love seeing people tag their friends on Facebook.  I know you like what you see and value it enough to share it!

As Gina said, “So, thank you, thank you, thank you.  I truly thank you.  You are a blessing to me and my family.”  You really are!  Sure, we work hard, but we get the benefit of knowing that what we invest in isn’t meaningless.   My heart is full, though my days are sometimes sparse in time.  THANK YOU!  ~ Juli

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WOW! $64.64 for Outdoor Security Camera (WiFi for Remote Viewing)

This is a super deal on a home security system!  A rep contacted me, saying they were doing a Pi Day offer, for 31.4% off the full price of $129.99.  Well, when I put it in my cart, the 31.4% came off the discounted Amazon price!

You can get it for only $64.64 on Amazon, shipped free!!  (It looks like the price is higher, but put it in your cart to see the discount price.  The discount is automatic until 11:59 tonight, 3/14.  Code:  EZVIZ314 should also get you the discount, if it doesn’t appear automatically.

I don’t know much about these, but heard they have helped track down package thieves, several times lately.  I think they were shared on social media, until the person was identified.  Here’s what they say about that, in their product description:

Connect and Share
Stay connected when you’re not home.  Receive motion alerts on your phone to keep track of what’s happening.  Take photos and record footage any time you want with the EZVIZ app, while easily saving or sharing on social media from your smartphone.

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WOW! ~ $8.63 off $50 on Amazon TODAY ONLY (Starbucks Gift Card or … So Much More!)

TODAY ONLY (2/22), get $8.83 off a $50 purchase on Amazon.

Enter code:  BIGTHANKS

Order items sold directly from Amazon.com.

In case you’re wondering about the extra penny I’m throwing in, above the pictured graphic, the fine print says they’ll round it up from their 8.627 rank in a poll for corporate reputation, to take $8.63 off.  :)

Let me know if you find an awesome deal I shouldn’t be passing up.  If not, I’ll probably get something exciting like toilet paper or something.  :)

Or, check out gift cards for places you go anyway.  (It doesn’t work for Amazon gift cards.)  You can get a $50 Starbucks gift card for $41.37!  (Many others, just search places you shop.)

Here’s some of the more fine print, but you can read it all here.

  • Offer expires at 11:59 p.m. (PT) 2/22/2017.
  • Offer only applies to products sold by Amazon.com.
  • Offer does not apply to digital content, video games, or Amazon Gift Cards.
  • Offer does not apply to orders placed through Alexa, Prime Now, Amazon Restaurants, or any mobile application other than the Amazon Shopping App.
  • Offer limited to one per customer and account.
  • Offer may not be combined with other offers.
  • Items must be purchased in a single order and shipped at the same speed to a single address.
  • Taxes, shipping and handling, and gift wrap charges do not apply when determining minimum purchase amount.
  • Shipping charges and taxes may apply to discounted promotional items.
  • Offer is non-transferable and may not be resold.
  • Offer discount will be allocated proportionally among all promotional items in your order.
  • If any of the products or content related to this offer are returned, your refund will equal the amount you paid for the product or content, subject to applicable refund policies.


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Lane Bryant ~ $10 off $10+ Text for Coupon


Text MOBILE to 23705 to get a $10 off coupon
for in-store purchases at Lane Bryant.
Coupon is good December 12-16.

This is for new subscribers only. (Thanks, Michelle!)

After texting, I replied with “Yes”
and then the code came almost instantly.

Text/message rates apply.
(Thanks, Cherie!)


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$9.94 for 60-ct Play-Doh (& Other Online Walmart Deals)


Online at Walmart, you can get some nice Cyber Monday deals.

Go here to browse.

You can get FREE in-store pick up, when you order online.


The 60-ct Play-doh (small cans) for only $9.94 caught my eye.

They also have some more good deals on games,
if you’re looking for kid-friendly stuff.

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30% off Toys at Target ~ TODAY ONLY (Saturday)


Target has 30% off most toys today ONLY (Saturday).  It excludes Legos.

You can order online with code TOYS.  Shipping is free!
Or, shop in store using Cartwheel or text PLAY to 827438.

Don’t forget to use your Red Card, to save an additional 5%.

If you’re heading in the store, be sure to check out the current deals here.

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Target Black Friday Deals ~ Get Some NOW!


Target’s Black Friday ad is “leaked.”  I laugh, since I’m an affiliate with them and they “leaked” it directly to me.  :)

The best part … SOME DEALS ARE VALID RIGHT NOW (only through today, Thursday)!  And, all season long, they’re giving everyone free shipping.  Hurry, some items are already out of stock.

Here’s a quick glance at the deals valid today, but go here to get full details and to click right to the deal.  You can order online and the discount is automatic.  Or, you can get most deals in the store, but you’ll need to use your Carthwheel app.



And … Target is my very favorite credit card!


Get a Target RedCard!  You can choose a debit or credit card to give you an automatic 5% savings in-store or online addition to all savings.  It will also give you  free shipping with online orders!

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