Save Time And Money With CouponsAtCheckout.Com

CouponsAtCheckoutLiving in the arctic has presented many challenges that we have never been faced with in the past. One of the biggest is shopping. In the past if I needed something I would take a five minute drive to the store, but here I don’t always have that option. Sure, there is a “big box” store here but it is about one quarter the size of Wal-Mart. The only things you can find here are the most basic and generic items needed for day-to-day life, and the prices are absurd. This inability to buy the things we want and need locally has forced use to be primarily online shoppers.

I have always been very diligent when it comes to looking for online deals, and one of my many practices is to look for “promo codes” before I make a purchase. I would add the products I wanted to my shopping cart, then at the checkout I would head on over to Google and do a search for “(store name) promo code”. This task could be very time consuming and often take longer than the actual shopping. So, imagine my delight when I find an e-mail from Kate over at CouponsAtCheckout.com in my inbox.

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Get Ready for President’s Day

President’s Day Sales:

President's Day SalesI have come to the realization that President’s Day is the February equivalent to Black Friday, as I have stumbled upon many sales going on this weekend. If you happen to be shopping for major appliances or cars, this is the time to buy. Here is a list of deals I found. (Oh, and be sure to check back Monday for some great President’s Day facts.)

In- Store Sales

Home Depot- 10-25% on appliances, buy 3 get 1 free paint (with mail in rebate)

Lowe’s- 10-15% off certain appliances

And if you are Car shopping- to get a great deal on a new vehicle this weekend, visit the Consumer Report Car Blog first for some good information.

Online Sales

Amazon Enter the promo code PREZDAYA to receive $10 off $50, orĀ PREZDAYB to receive $25 off $100.

Macy’s- For discounts online enter promo code PRESIDENT. If you order a mattress online you can enter the promo code MATTRESSES to get free shipping.

Buy.com- ongoing daily deals on computers, TVs, GPS devices and more for President’s Day.

DisneyStore.com- free shipping with promo code FREESHIP plus they are having a 30% off baby sale.

Philips- $15 off purchase over $65 using promo code save15 andĀ orders over $100 get free ground shipping.

Oneida- 15% off entire order with promo code PRES15

Super Biiz electronics- 10% off using promo code cherrytree10

Sears- sales on appliances and clothing plus free shipping with promo code USA

Kmart- 5-30% off using promo code PRESIDENT

Old Navy- on purchases over $50 discount using promo code ONPDAY

When you’re not looking for sales you can bake these delicious George Washington inspired cookies:

Cherry Thumbprint Cookies

Cherry Thumbprint Cookies1 teaspoon vanilla
2 sticks butter or margarine
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
maraschino cherries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees farenheit. In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla, butter, egg yolks and brown sugar until creamy. Add the flour and salt and mix well. Roll the dough into 1″ balls and place them on greased cookie sheets. Make a thumbprint in each ball and then place a maraschino cherry in each thumbprint. Bake for about 10 minutes. (Makes about 3 dozen cookies)

I hope your President’s Day sales shopping is enjoyable and hassle-free!