Black Friday Deals

Ohhhh I know a bunch of you are looking for kids camera deal! Amazon currently has the highly rated Vtech Kidizoom Camera for $29.89 (down from $39.99). Hurry the price might not stay the same for a long time.

This item will ship for FREE with super saver shipping or you can:

1. Use an Amazon Prime Membership to get it shipped to you for free in 2 days
2. Pay with your Discover Card and use the coupon code DSCVRHSP to get it shipped to you for free in 1 day.


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1. Do Your Research
This is my #1 most important tip and is a must-do for all Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers! Sure there are thousands of "deals", but what is really a "deal"? It is not uncommon for retailers will slowly raise the regular price of an item before the end of November, just to it appears to be a good deal come Black Friday. I cannot stress how important it is to know what you are shopping for and what your price point for the item is. One of my favorite places to research prices is Amazon. Another great place to go if you are unsure which retail has the best price on an item is's Answers section where the Deal Pros to help you find the best price. Lastly, you can always feel free to leave a comment on the Bargain Blessings Facebook page and I'll do my best to help you find those sweet deals on the items you are looking for.

2. Have a List and Stick to It
If you don't have a list you won't know what be able to do your research and you might be tempted to snatch up things that you don't need or that are not a good deal. Know who you are shopping for and what your budget is.

3. Buy a Pre-Paid Debit Card
If you really have trouble sticking to a budget, I suggest leaving the credit cards at home and if you are not comfortable bringing cash, get a pre-paid debit card. Load your debit card with your gift-buying budget and once it is gone it is gone!

4. Shop Online
As you all have already started to see, the online deals are hands down better than the in-store deals this year. Sure, there are a few items that will be cheaper in the store, but for the most part online is going to be the place to shop for bargains this year!

5. Use Cashback Websites When Shopping Online
It is FREE money people! You should never shop online without first checking a cashback website! Ebates  is running some fabulous high-cashback promotions this year, so you will definitely want to get signed-up  with them if you have not already done so. I plan to have my Ebates page open all day on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so when that HOT deal pops-up all I have to do is search for the store and off I go!

6. Get Prepared
Make sure to check out my post on Black Friday Shopping Tips and Secrets!


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If you want to be a successful Black Friday shopper you going to need to know how to "roll" with the "big dogs". Here are some of the veteran Black Friday shopper’s secrets:

  • Go with a "team" so you can split up and grab door busters for each other.
  • Make sure that the people you are shopping with you have the same objectives in mind. There is nothing worse than getting all pumped up for the big day only to find out that your shopping buddy would rather kick back and relax in the food court or spend an hour trying on 15 pairs of jeans in the dressing room.
  • Talk to the store employees to get inside information on how that store’s Black Friday system works. Do they hand out tickets to those waiting in line? How early do people usually start lining up?
  • Do a little recon the day before Thanksgiving so you know exactly where to go in the store for the item you are looking for.
  • Have a defined plan of attack and decide what your priorities are. Gain early access to Black Friday ads to plan ahead.
  • Bring snacks to keep your energy level up.
  • Make friends with those that are in line with you…it can be hugely rewarding!
  • If you live in a cold weather state dress in layers.
  • High speed, low drag: You want to bring as little as possible into the store so you can have both hands and arms free.
  • Dress comfortably, Black Friday isn’t about fashion! Trust me, you’re going to be happy you wore your tennis shoes after a few hours of standing in line and shopping.
  • Black Friday is not a good time to decide to be a line cutter. Sometimes it can be tempting to get caught up in the hype and do something you might not have normally done. Unfortunately, everyone else is hyped up to, so line cutting never turns out very good.

Now, if you are not interested in braving the weather or the lines on Black Friday there are a few secrets that could potentially allow you to get the same great deals and save you a lot of time:

Price Matching

Many stores will price match other store’s deals. There are some tricks to doing this though:

  • Make sure to review the store’s price matching policy in detail.
  • Talk to the store that you intend to price match at before the big day. Find a manager who will be there on Black Friday and talk to him or her about what you intend to price match.
  • Make sure that the store you intend to price match at carries the exact same product as the one that is on sale at the other store.
  • Personal story: Two years ago, we were able to get the same amazing price on a TV that was a door buster at Best Buy without having to camp out in front of the store all night. We simply took the Best Buy ad to Ultimate Electronics and they price-matched the ad with no questions asked!

Price Adjusting

Some stores will allow you to buy a product early and get it price adjusted on Black Friday. Here are some tips to help this this:

  • Review the store’s price adjusting policy.
  • Make sure you are buying the exact same product that is in the ad, right down to the UPC and product number. Sometimes stores will release products with unique "Black Friday" product numbers to prevent you from price adjusting, so this is a very important step.
  • Get it in writing that they will adjust the price from a store manager if possible.
  • Wait to open the product until the price is adjusted just incase you are not able to get the price adjusted for some reason. That way you can still return it.


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WOW! Amazon has Nintendo the Wii Hardware Bundle in Red (Limited Edition Bundle) or in Black or White (Newest Model)  marked down to $199 with FREE shipping! PLUS: You you will get a FREE $50 Amazon Video Game Credit! This is a fantastic deal!

Each Wii Bundle includes:

Red Wii Console
Red Wii Remote Plus & Red Nunchuk
New Super Mario Bros. Video Game
Wii Sports Video Game

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Target has the Garmin Nuvi 1450 LMT Portable GPS Navigation System with 5" Touch Screen and Lifetime Traffic & Maps updates marked down to $159! Here is how you can make this a rockin' deal:

1. Log-in or sign-up for Ebates and search for Target. Use their link to get to the Target website. This will allow you to get 3% cashback on your purchase!

2. Once you are on the Target website search for "Garmin 1450" and select the first one.

3. Use the coupon code TGTGRM04 to bring the price down to $129! Shipping will be around $5-$6.

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Black Friday 2010 Store Hours List

November 25, 2010 · 0 comments

by Jennie

How is you Black Friday planning going? Hopefully you have been able to snag some of the sweet deals that we've already seen online and I hope you are all looking forward to lots more to come!

For those of you who are planning to brave the stores on Black Friday, here is a list of when all the stores will be opening! Please know that some of these hours may vary by region, so it is still a good idea to verify them before making your plans.

Belk - 11/26 4am

Best Buy – 11/26 5am

Coscto - 11/26 5am

CVS - Thanksgiving Day (no hours listed, usually open at 8am)

Home Depot – 11/26 5am

JCPenny - 11/26 5am

Kmart - Thanksgiving Day 6am-9pm, 11/26 from 5am-11am

Kohl’s – 11/26 3am – 1pm

Lowe’s – 11/26 6am

Macy’s – 11/26 from 4am – 1pm

Michael’s Craft Store – Thanksgiving Day 5pm-9pm, 11/26 at 5am

Office Max – 11/26 7am

Old Navy – Thanksgiving 9am – 10pm, 11/26 12:01am

Staples - 11/26 6am

Steinmart - 11/26 at 6am

Target - 11/26 4am to 12pm

Toys R Us – Thanksgiving night at 10pm to Black Friday at 1pm

Walgreens – Thanksgiving 9am

Walmart – Thanksgiving 5am

(Thanks Faithful Provisions!)


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Here are your Walgreens Deals starting November 25th, 2010. New to Walgreens shopping? Check out the Walgreens 101 post! Also, don't forget to bring the new Walgreens Coupon policy with you to the store!

See anything I missed? Please let me know in the comments section!

Register Reward Deals

$5RR wyb Gillette Venus Embrace, Sea Breeze or Breeze Razor System $7.99

$1.50RR wyb Herbal Essences Hair Care 5.7-12oz $2.49
-$2 Clairol Family MQ (10/31 PG) or $1 MQ (11/14 PG)
=$1.01 Money Maker!

$2.50RR wyb Olay Body Wash 10oz $3.49
-$1 MQ (10/31 PG)

$3.49RR wyb Secret Scent Expressions Body Spalsh 3oz $3.49

Buy (1) Secret Scent Expressions Body Spalsh 3oz $3.49
Buy (1) Olay Body Wash 10oz $3.49
-$5 MQ wyb Both (10/31 PG)
-$3.50 Secret RR
-$2.50 Olay RR
=$4.02 Money Maker!

$2RR wyb Cover Girl Continuous Color Lipstick or Lash Exact Mascara $3.99
-$1 MQ (10/31 PG)

$2RR wyb Bic Soleil Bella or Flex4 Disposable Razors $2.99
-$2 Bic Coupon or found in the October Issue of All You Magazine
=$1.01 Money Maker!

$3RR wyb Men’s Zone 6 Blade Razor System $3.99

$3.25RR wyb Centrum Silver 30ct $4.24
-$2 MQ (9/12 RP)
=$1.01 Money Maker!

$5RR wyb Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick or Lipgloss $6.99
-$1 Coupon found in the Bright and Beautiful Coupon Booklet foun at the Beauty Counter

$3RR wyb Noxzema Skin Care Scrub 5oz or Cream Cleanser 12oz $3.99

$3RR wyb Dial For Men Body Wash 16oz $3.99

$2RR wyb Right Guard Total Defense 5 Antiperspirant/Deodorant $2.99

$5.50RR wyb Gillette Fusion ProSeries Skin Care 1.7-5oz $5.49

$3RR wyb Nivea For Men Shave Gel 7oz $2.99

$1RR wyb 2 Liter Soda 7 Up, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch .99

$4RR wyb Old Spice Fresh Collection Body Spray $3.99

$3 Colgate Total Advanced or Enamel Strength Toothpaste 4oz $2.99
-$1 MQ (9/12 SS)
=$1 Money Maker!

$3RR wyb Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste 4oz $2.99
-$1 MQ (10/31 PG)
=$1 Money Maker!

$2RR wyb Scunci Hair Elastics 14pk No Slip or 18pk No Damage $1.99

$5RR wyb Just For Men 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner 8oz $4.99

$2.25RR wyb Oral-B Indicator Toothbrush $2.25

$2.25RR wyb Gum Eez-Thru Flossers 90pk $2.25

$1RR wyb Advil PM Caplets 4ct .99

$2.50RR wyb Robitussin To Go DM 2ct $2.49

$2.50RR wyb Fiber Choice Fruit Tablets 10ct $2.49

$2.50RR wyb ThermaCare Heat Wraps Trial Size Neck, Shoulder & Wrist $2.49
-$1 Thermacare Coupon or MQ (9/6 RP)
=$1.01 Money Maker!

Other Deals

Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion 10oz $1.99
-$1 MQ (11/14 RP) or HERE

Comfort Scanner Forehead Thermometer $39.99
-$20 Mail-in Rebate that will print at the register

Welch’s Sparkling Grape Juice 25.4oz 2/$5
-$2/2 Welch’s Coupon
-$1 IVC found in the December Coupon Booklet *will deduct $2 for buying 2
=$1 each!

10 Cup Coffee Maker $7.99
-$3 Mail-in Rebate that will print at the register

Maxwell Toolhouse Coffee $2.79 with in-ad Coupon
-$1 MQ (11/14 RP)

Scotch Tape .99 with in-ad Coupon

ZhuZhu Pet or Kung Zhu Hamsters $5.99

Planters Nuts $3.49
-$1 Planters Coupon
-$3.49 Mail-in Rebate that will print at the register
=$1 Money Maker!

Cottonelle Bathroom Tissue 12 Large Rolls $3.99
-.50 Cottonelle Coupon or HERE

Starbucks Ice Cream 2/$5 with in-ad coupon
-$1 MQ (11/21 SS)

24 pack Pure Drinking Water 16.9oz ea $2.99 with in-ad coupon

Theater Pack Candy 2.54-7.8oz 2/$1
-.99/3 IVC found in the December Coupon Booklet
=.17 each

Ponds Cold Cream 3.5oz or Dry Skin Cream 3.9oz $2.99
-$1.50 Ponds Coupon

Walgreens Heating Pad $9.99
-$3 Mail-in-Rebate that will print at the register

Arm & Hammer 2x Laundry Detergent 25-32 Loads $1.99
-$1/2 Arm & Hammer Coupon
=$1.49 each

Pet Supplies: Bed, Retractable Leash, Stairs, 6-24 Pack Dingo Bones $6.99

Color Stido by Hallmark Gift Wrap Buy One at $1.99, Get 2 Free

Walgreens Alkaline batteries Buy One at $3.99, Get 3 Free

Patriot Candles jar Candle 18oz Buy One at $8.99, Get 2 Free

Walgreens 50ct Ibuprofen, Headache or Pain Reliver .99 with in-ad coupon

Light Set 100 Pack Buy One at $3.99, Get 1 Free

Boxed christmas Cards Buy One at $3.99 or $5.99, Get 1 Free

Paper Jamz Guitars or Drums $14.99 + 50% off Accessories

Toys for Girls and Boys 50% off

Previously Viewed DVD Movies 2/$5

Sony Blue Ray Player $99.99

Sharp 720p High Definition LCD TV 19in $169.99

Maylong GPS Navigation System 4.3in ML-405 $69.99

Photo 4GB SDHC Memory Card $7.99 with in-ad coupon

Kodak 12 Megapixel Digital Camera C143 $59.99

Olympus 12 Megapixel Digital Camera T-100 $69.99

Rolling Luggage 18in $9.99

As Seen On TV Products Buy One, Get One Free (Thursday 11/25 Only)

All $9.99 Toys 50% off (Thursday 11/25 Only)

Phillips GoGear 8GB MP3 Video Player $49.99 (Thursday 11/25 Only)

Phillips portable Difital TV and DVD Player with Antenna $119.99
-$20 Mail-in-Rebate that will print at the register

Samsung Bluetooth Headset WEP460 $19.99 (Thursday 11/25 Only)
-$10 Mail-in-Rebate that will print at the register

2XL by Skullcandy Ear Buds $4.99 (Thursday 11/25 Only)

Sarah Peyton Memory Foam Pillow $5.99 (Thursday 11/25 Only)

Misc. Shaving or Grooming Care 50% off (Thursday 11/25 Only)

Rechargable Toothbrush: Spinbrush Pro Clean Sonic or Oral-B Professional Care 50% off (Thursday 11/25 Only)

Profusion 114pc Makeup Kit $5.99 (Thursday 11/25 Only)


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Here are your Black Friday Rite Aid deals! If you are new to couponing to Rite Aid before make sure to check out my Rite Aid 101 Post.

You can also access the $4 off $20 and $1 off any purchase Video Values coupons that can be used to make any of the below scenarios even better.

Remember, if you are planning to get a flu shot this season you might want to consider getting it at Rite Aid for $24.99. They will give you a $128 coupon book for going through them!

Single Check Rebate Deals

Got2b Hair Styler $4.99
-$2 got2b Coupon or found in the December issue of All You Magazine
-$4.99 SCR
=$2 Money Maker!

Noxema Disposable Razors 3-4pk $3.99
-$3 SCR

Phillips 8BG MP3 Audio and Video Player $59.99
-$4/$20 Rite Aid Coupon
-$10 Single Check Rebate
-$10 +UP Reward

Phillips 3 Device Remote Control or Ear Bud with Case $4.99
-$4.99 Single Check Rebate

Fujifilm 12 Megapixels Digital Camera $79.99
-$4/$20 Rite Aid Coupon
-$20 Single Check Rebate
-$10 +UP Reward

Other Deals

Hershey’s Pot of Gold Boxed Chocolates $3.99
-$2 +UP Reward

Christmas Wrapping Papper Buy One, Get Two Free

Hershey’s, Reeses, M&M mars and Nestle Single Serve Candy Bars 2/$1
-$1/2 + UP Reward
=2 for FREE!

Dial Hand Soap .99
-$1 Coupon found in the Flu Shot Coupon Booklet or .35 MQ (10/10 RP)
=FREE at best!

Coke & Coke Products 5/$5
-$1 +UP Reward wyb 5
=.80 each

Carmex Lip Balm 2/$1
-.30 MQ (11/7 SS)

7-Up or Diet 7-Up 4/$12
-$1 Video Values Coupon
-$3 +UP Reward wyb 4
=$2 each

Butter Cookies $1.88
-$1 +UP Reward

Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste 4oz or 360 manual Toothbrush $1.77
-$1 MQ (9/12 or 11/14 SS)
-$1 +UP Reward
=.23 Money Maker!

Women’s Cozy Socks 2/$1

Seasonal Pet Toys or Pet Paw Bed $4.99
-$1 + UP Reward

Nabisco Cookies or Le Petit Ecoller 2/$5
-$1 +UP Reward wyb 2
=$2 each
*There was also a $1/2 October Video Values Coupon if you already printed it.

Oberto Beef Jerky 3.5oz 2/$5
-$2 +UP Reward wyb 3
=$1.50 each

Crest 3D Whitestrips Vivid 10ct $22.99
-$4/$20 Rite Aid Coupon
-$1 Wellness Coupon
-$5 +UP Reward

Crest 3D Whitestrips Professional Effects $43.99
-$4/$20 Rite Aid Coupon
-$10 MQ (10/31 PG)
-$1 Wellness Coupon
-$10 +UP Reward

Vaseline Intensive Care 10oz $2.99
-$1 MQ (11/14 RP)
-$2 +UP Reward

Old Spice High Endurance or Secret Invisible Solid 2/$5
-FREE Old Spice Spray wyb (2) Secret Products MQ (10/31 PG)
-$3 +UP Reward wyb 2
=.67 each

Cottonelle Double Roll Bath Tissue 4pk or Cottonelle Moist Wipes or Kleenex Facial Tissue or Splash & Go Wipes $1.88

Scenairo 1:
Buy (2) Cottonelle Moist Wipes $1.88
-(2) $1 Cottonelle Coupons or .50 MQ (11/7 SS) or HERE
-$1/2 Video Values coupon
-(2) $1 +UP Rewards
=$1.24 Money Maker!

Scenario 2:
Cottonelle Double Roll Bath Tissue 4pk $1.88
-.50 Cottonelle Coupon or HERE
-$1 +UP Reward

Scenario 3:
Kleenex Facial Tissue 260ct $1.88
-Buy 3, Get One Free MQ (11/7 SS)
-$1/3 November Video Values Coupon
-(3) $1 +UP Rewards
=.41 each!

Gillette Series or Satin Care Shave Gel or After Shave Gel $1.99
-$1 +UP Reward

Duracell Coppertop Batteries 2/$5
-(2) $1.50 MQs (11/14 RP)
=$1 each
*also keep an eye out for Rite Aid Peelies!

Gillette Sensor 3, Custom Plus or Simply Venus Disposable $5.49
-$2 MQ (11/7 RP)
-$2.50 +UP Reward

Edy’s Ice Cream 1.5qt $2.99
-$1 +UP Reward

Kitchen Elite 5-Cup Coffee Maker, 2-Slice Toaster or Dry/Steam/Spray Iron $7.77
-$2 +UP Reward

Conair Dryer, Straightener or Hair Cut Kit or Revlon Pink Dryer or Pink Straightener $9.99
-$5 +UP Reward

Pringles Super Stack 2/$3
-$1 +UP Reward wyb 2
=$1 each

Fleece Blanket 50” x 60” $1.99
-$1 +UP Reward

Interactive TV Games, Vengence Radio Control, All-Terrain Race Car or Rocking Pony with Sound $19.99
-$4/$20 Rite Aid Coupon *you will need to add a .01 filler item
-$5 +UP Reward

Lindt or Ghiradelli Bags $1.99
-.50 Ghiradelli Coupon

Hershey’s Candy Bars 2/$2
-$1 +UP Reward wyb 2
=.50 each

Holiday M&M’s Candies 2/$4
-$1/2 MQ (11/14 RP)
-$1 +UP Reward wyb 2
=$1 each

Planters 3 Pack Holiday Nuts $4.99
-$1 Planters Coupon
-$1 +UP Reward

Kellogg’s Cereal $1.99
-$1/2 Kellogg’s Coupon or MQ (10/17 RP)
-$1 +UP Reward


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Black Friday Coupon Round-up!

November 24, 2010 · 0 comments

by Jennie

Are you planning to head out to the stores this Friday? Here are some great coupons that you might want to bring with you to make those Black Friday deals just a little bit better!

(Thanks Your Retail Helper!)


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Many of you will be happy to know that Walmart has announced that they will be price matching other store's Black Friday deals! Here are the details from their press release:

Walmart is kicking off three days of savings, typically reserved only for the Friday After Thanksgiving, on this seasons' must-have holiday gifts, including the strongest “price match” guarantee in the market. In fact, Walmart is one of the only retailers that will price match competitors’ ads on “Black Friday.” Customers simply bring in competitors’ ads and Walmart will match the price of any identical product right at the register, making Walmart the easiest place to save this holiday season.

The key to price matching is finding the "identical product". Many times retailers will feature products or packages that were specifically created for their store just to prevent you from price-matching the deal at other stores. As always, I suggest doing your research to determine of Walmart caries the exact same product.

Also, don't forget to being the other retailer's ad along with you!

Don't forget to check-out Walmart's 2010 Black Friday ad!


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