March 4

Free Syndicate Game @ Origin.com ($4.99 Value)

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Free Syndicate Game @ Origin.com ($4.99 Value)

Syndicate is the new on the house game of the month. Regularly priced at $4.99, this old but good game is now FREE to download for the month of March.

As with all on the house deals at Origin.com, this is an older game – released in 1993. The game is available for PC only, and once you claim this deal, the game is free for you to keep. This is not a demo and this is not a trial. The game is yours permanently.

I assume that nostalgia will fuel most people who claim this game. If you played Syndicate back in the day, I am sure you are going to have a blast running through it again. Sure, graphics has come a long way since 1993, but it is sometimes fun to go back and play the games of our childhood. Here is a brief description of the game if you are not familiar:

You are an ambitious marketing director in the Syndicate, hand-picked to lead a team of cyborg mercenaries. You work in the problem-solving department and you are damn good at “taking care” of problems. Some might say that violence is not the answer but you know better. There here are hardly any problems that you can’t solve with a well-placed bullet.

Except for the cyborgs, that sounds pretty much like a lot of business transactions in large multinational companies these days. They just ‘wipe out’ the competition. Oops!

I looked up the game on GOG for some reviews. This old game has an overall rating of 4.5/5 stars and the reviews blather on about how awesome this game was for the day and how going back to play the game has been fantastic. While you see the errors in the game now, it is still an immersive experience that is fun and rewarding. One reviewer said:

Absolutely epic cyberpunk tactical action. The sprite graphics are pretty for what they are and surprisingly satisfactory for being from 1993. The sound is fantastic. The Uzi and minigun droning is disturbingly pleasing, and the music suspenseful.

There is more to this review, you can check it and other reviews out on GOG where the game (plus expansion) retail for $5.99.

(Expiry: 31st March 2015)

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March 4

Black’s Canada: FREE Collage Poster ($9.99 Value) & Free Shipping * HOT *

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Blacks Canada: FREE Collage Poster ($9.99 Value) & Free Shipping * HOT *

Black’s Canada has teamed up with TELUS to offer a free collage size poster worth $9.99. To redeem the freebie, you need to use your mobile app and the coupon code below. Shipping is free either to store or to your home, another $10 value.

Click here to go to Black’s Canada now

  • Coupon Code: FREETELUSPOSTER
  • Discount : Free 14″ x 24.5″ collage poster with 28 images
  • Expiry: 17th March 2015

Click here for info about the Black’s app & where to download it

I had to try this freebie out on my iPhone, as I no longer own an iPad. Despite the small phone screen, the BLACKS Photo App is easy enough to navigate. To redeem your free poster, follow these easy steps:

  • Select the correct collage poster
  • Enable Blacks to access your photos
  • Pick the 28 images you want to use
  • Change out pictures, crop photos (press and hold an image to crop it), and choose boarder colour
  • Add to cart

There are a few things to note. Before starting, you should download the pictures you want to use to your phone. As this is a mobile offer, you need to use the images stored on your mobile device.

I also highly recommend using your tablet (if you have one) over your phone. Cropping photos on a phone is near impossible because the size of the image is about the size of your fingertip. Rearranging photos also can be a real hassle on such a small screen.

There are two options when you go to checkout:

  • Pick Up & Pay at Store
  • Ship It & Pay Now

Even though the first option says pay at store, you still have the opportunity to apply the coupon code online so you will have $0 to pay in store. However, why pay in store when you can have the poster shipped to you free? Select Ship & Pay Now for free home delivery. To find where to apply the coupon, select the three bars (drop down menu) after you have entered your mailing and shipping address. When you enter the coupon code above, the subtotal, tax, and shipping cost all go down to $0.

This is a FANTASTIC freebie because it includes free shipping. For this and any other Black’s coupon codes, visit our forum.

Blacks reserves the right to cancel this promotion at any time.

(Expiry: 17th March 2015)

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March 4

Dell Canada: TRENDnet N300 Wireless Home Router Was $36 | Now $20 & Free Shipping

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 2:13 PM

Dell Canada: TRENDnet N300 Wireless Home Router Was $36 | Now $20 & Free Shipping

Dell Canada has discounted the TRENDnet Wireless N 300 Mbps Home Router (TEW-731BR) from $35.99 down to $19.99 with free shipping. This is part of Dell’s 12 Days of Deals and will expire tomorrow morning.

A quick price comparison with other popular retailers shows how Dell Canada has the best price. Here is what other retailers are selling the TRENDnet Wireless N 300 Mbps Home Router (TEW-731BR) for:

  • $31.98 @ Future Shop Canada
  • $31.98 @ Best Buy Canada
  • $32.59 @ Amazon Canada
  • $29.99 + $7.99 shipping @ Newegg Canada
  • $25.99 + shipping @ Tiger Direct Canada

I think the shipping cost at Tiger Direct varies, but I was quoted $14.25 in shipping just to get the router to Vancouver Island. Ouch! Given this price comparison, the TRENDnet router at Dell Canada is $12 cheaper than any of the alternatives, once you calculate in shipping.

TRENDnet is one of the most reputable builders of home routers. With GREENnet technology, power consumption is reduced up to 50% compared to a standard router. This router comes with four fast Ethernet ports in back, an array of lights out front to let you know the status of your network, and two antennas for better coverage. There is also a one-touch wireless connection system: wireless clients can just push the WPS button to connect.

Indoors, expect coverage up to 100 meters. Outdoors, this coverage triples – up to 300 meters depending on environment. Things like concrete walls and so forth with reduce range. This reviewer found the range sufficient for his multilevel house:

so far so good. The speed and also the range is really improved from my previous router. We live in a 3 level house and the range extends over all 3 levels.

Another reviewer was also impressed with the range afforded in his rather large living space:

Great working and easy to setup. My house is 1545 sq. ft. on 4 levels, strong signal to my laptop all areas.

I think the biggest concern about any router is range and reliability. So far, the reviews are pretty great for this little router. On Amazon (the home of ample reviews), the router currently ranks 4.5/5 stars with 11 reviews.

This is a one-day deal from Dell. It will be removed from the site when it sells out or else the deal expires tomorrow morning. Pick this router up sooner rather than later if you are interested!

(Expiry: 5th March 2015 @ 6AM)

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March 4

PlayStation Network LEGO Games Sale: Up To 75% Off PS4 & PS3 LEGO Games (+ Up To EXTRA 15% Discount For PS Plus Members)

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM

PlayStation Network LEGO Games Sale: Up To 75% Off PS4 & PS3 LEGO Games (+ Up To EXTRA 15% Discount For PS Plus Members)

The PlayStation Network has currently discounted a total of 20 LEGO games as part of their LEGO Games Sale and there are discounts of up to 75% to be had!

Here’s a sample of some of the game that you can get on sale:

PlayStation Network LEGO Games Sale: Up To 75% Off PS4 & PS3 LEGO Games (+ Up To EXTRA 15% Discount For PS Plus Members)

As you can see, the highest discount is the 75% one on LEGO Harry Potter and LEGO Lord of the Rings for PS3. Both games are down to just $5, from a regular price tag of $19.99. If you’re a fan of any of these franchises, then it’s definitely worth picking up both as you will be into for hours and hours of fun. I haven’t played them myself yet, but I have been told that both games are highly entertaining.

I have to admit that the only LEGO PlayStation game that I have played is actually the Marvel Super Heroes one. At the time, I paid far more than what it’s on sale for and I kind of wish I would have waited for this sale, but oh well! For either PS3 or PS4, you can get it for just $8 instead of $19.99. What I love about this game is that you can choose to play it alone or with one another player. The only downside is that despite boasting an impressive number of characters that you get to try out as you advance through the levels, only a maximum amount of two players can play together. It would be so much cooler if more than four people could play together, but perhaps this is a feature that will be implemented in the near future — fingers crossed!

If you’re a PS Plus member, then you can also save up to an extra 15% on some of these games, most notably the LEGO Marvel Superheroes one.

Perhaps it’s a coincidence, but lately we have been seen quite a number of LEGO deals. Just recently, Avigayil unerathed a cool freebie are LEGO stores countrywide for a free robot with purchase of the monthly mini model build. The 20% discount on select LEGO games at Chapters Indigo that Brooke wrote about last weekend is also still in full swing, so don’t miss it as it’s set to expire on March 8th. Last but not least, don’t forget about LEGO’s free part replacement program in case you lose any pieces from the sets.

(Expiry: 10th March 2015)

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March 4

Amazon.ca: Frozen Planet The Complete Series [Blu-ray] Now $15 (FS @ $25)

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 1:45 PM

Amazon.ca: Frozen Planet The Complete Series [Blu ray] Now $15 (FS @ $25)

Amazon Canada has discounted the BBC’s Frozen Planet: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] from an original retail price of $62.48 down to $14.99. This is the lowest price that I have seen this wonderful series from the BBC.

I price compared this set to other popular retailers. Only one store matched Amazon Canada’s price, and they only have one left in stock.

  • $14.99 @ Future Shop (1 left) (UK)
  • $19.96 @ Walmart Canada (US)
  • $29.99 @ Best Buy Canada (UK)
  • $42.71 @ Staples Canada (OOS) (US)

Now, the series at Amazon.ca is the original UK series whereas there is also a US version (noted by a different cover) that I price compared against as well. You really want the original UK series… from reviews I have read, it is just better.

I figured with how quickly Future Shop’s stock is selling out, that this is a good deal. I bought this set for well over double this price a few years ago because I could not wait to add it to my collection. I am a huge BBC nature series fan and this is yet another documentary narrated by the amazing David Attenborough.

With seven episodes spread over three discs with bonus material, you are certainly getting your money’s worth and then some. The episodes are:

  1. “To the Ends of the Earth”
  2. “Spring”
  3. “Summer”
  4. “Autumn”
  5. “Winter”
  6. “The Last Frontier”
  7. “On Thin Ice”

This documentary takes you to some of the most inhospitable places on earth – Antarctica and The Arctic – to show you the life cycle of plants and animals that dwell or migrate to these regions. Enjoy an intimate look at the survival of polar bears, penguins, killer whales, snow geese, and more.

Some of my favourite work is in the bonus materials. Each episode contains a “freeze frame” segment (at the end) explaining how the camera crews captured a particular sequence. Often it is at great peril, after weeks of disappointment, or complete fluke. You get to see behind the camera, which is incredible.

I love this series very much; it is one of my favourite documentaries to watch – especially in the summer. While watching icebergs and snow as far as the eyes can see will not cool me down in the summer heat, it gives me an escape. I completely agree with a reviewer who says:

Wow! I thought this series was great. I have always had a fascination with the polar regions and this BBC series certainly showed them at their best. It is amazing to see what different animals do in order to survive in these harsh environments.

Receive free shipping on orders of $25 or more at Amazon Canada.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 4

Google Play Store: 99¢ Albums – Sam Smith, Drake, & Beck

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Google Play Store: 99¢ Albums   Sam Smith, Drake, & Beck

Google Play Store has discounted three albums from popular artists to only 99¢ each! Given that a single song usually retails for $1.29, this is a hot deal.

The three sale albums are as follows:

Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour (Google Play Exclusive Deluxe Edition)

I highly recommend this album. Sadly, I just bought three songs from this album on iTunes, paying well over what the entire album would cost on Google. The album includes 15 and earns an overall rating of 4.7/5 on Google Play. My favourite songs are Stay With Me, I’m Not the Only One, and Like I Can. The album has a run time around 50 minutes.

Drake – Nothing Was The Same

This album comes with 13 songs for a total run time of just under one hour. Nothing Was The Same ranks a solid 4.5/5 on the Google rating scale. The album is explicit (watch out little ears) but appears to be well loved. I know nothing about the artist Drake, so if you do please comment.

Beck – Morning Phase

This is another artist I am not terribly familiar with. However, for 99¢ you are receiving 13 songs for a run time of approximately 47 minutes. This album was just released a year ago, so still fairly new. Morning Phase rates 4.3/5 stars, but with less than 800 reviews.

Now, make sure that you get directed to the Google Play store for Canada. These albums are full price at the US store right now. I found that Sam Smith’s album (only one I am personally interested in) retails for $10.49 US. I also price compared these digital albums to iTunes. Here is what you would expect to pay for each album currently on iTunes:

  • In The Lonely Hour – $7.99
  • Nothing Was the Same – $6.99 (E)
  • Morning Phase – $6.99

The Nothing Was the Same album was hard to price compare, as there are four different versions on iTunes! But I picked the one that matched the one on Google closest. There is a ‘clean’ version of this album but that is not the one being sold for 99¢ on the Google Play Store.

If you need a little inspiration, I have attached a YouTube video of Sam Smith singing Like I Can:

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 4

Today Only: 81% Off Via Rail 3-Pc Luggage Set @ Future Shop Canada – Was $365 | Now Just $70 (HOT!)

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 1:02 PM

Today Only: 81% Off Via Rail 3 Pc Luggage Set @ Future Shop Canada   Was $365 | Now Just $70 (HOT!)Wow wow wow, need luggage? Today only, you can save an incredible 81% on the Via Rail Canada Trans Canada 3-piece luggage set at Future Shop. Originally priced as high as $364.99, it’s now down to just $69.99 and comes with absolutely free shipping!

Having just returned from vacation recently, I can tell you that packing can be a real pain in the butt. If you are planning on travelling soon and don’t have a luggage set yet, then this is a definitely amazing deal. The last thing you want to do is pay an outrageous price for a set at the same time as having to pay for the expenses of your trip.

This set is made from 1200 Denier water-resistant polycord. One of the most important factors to look at when choosing a set is the weight of each piece. The lighter the set, the more you can pack! In this case, the largest suitcase is 4.2kg, the medium piece is 3.6kg and the tote weighs 0.8 kg. What’s also great about this set is that it’s expandable to offer 30% more room. The description doesn’t specify whether the tote is expandable as well, but it would be my assumption that the expandable specification only applies to the suitcases. Both suitcases also come with inline skate wheels and an expandable handle to make transporting your luggage a breeze.

The tote features a large zipper to make packing easier and also comes with a removable toiletries kit.

Price comparing proved somewhat of a challenge but I did find a couple of Via Rail luggage sets on sale at Canada Luggage Depot. The cheapest Via Rail luggage set I found there is the locomotive lightweight hardside 3-pc spinner one, down to $179.99 (reg. $675), so despite boasting a large discount as well, the deal at Future Shop is still a better one by a long shop, though do keep in mind that these are two entirely different sets. All of the other sets at Canada Luggage Depot that resemble the one at Future Shop are over $259.

There are other huge discounts on luggage sets today only at Future Shop as well but the Via Rail set is by far the cheapest one. The Travelpro Maxlite 2 3-pc luggage set, for instance, is currently $830 off and is on sale for just $299.99 (reg. $1,129.99). This one is also a very good contender, especially since it features a water-repellant coating

But if you’re looking to buy a set, I suggest you don’t wait until the very last second. These sets are selling out quickly and there is no guarantee that they’ll still be there later today, but you never know!

(Expiry: 4th March 2015)

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March 4

Marcelle Canada Promo Code: 40% Off Everything For 4 Days

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 12:11 PM

Marcelle Canada Promo Code: 40% Off Everything For 4 Days

Because you are a woman and International Woman’s Day is coming up, Marcelle is celebrating with 40% off everything on their site with coupon code.

Click here to shop @ Marcelle.com now

  • Coupon Code: WOMEN
  • Discount: 40% off
  • Expiry: 8th March 2015

With March comes different weather, which also means different needs for your skin. I find I don’t need my thick moisturizer once I can turn off the heat at my house. Similarly, I need more of a stronger cleanser with my skin becoming sweaty with the heat outside.

I’ve actually never tried any of the BB, CC, or DD creams on the market. Now could be the time with this 40% off coupon. Marcelle’s beauty balm cream says that skin will appear lifted. Since I’m almost 40, I would choose the anti-aging cream with SPF, which is regularly $28.95. Adding it to my cart with the coupon code brings this product down to $17.37, which is quite the saving.

Because you’ll want to get your cart up to $50 to get free shipping, keep shopping all of these hot deals and don’t stop at the face cream.

With Mother’s Day coming up, the gift sets are a fantastic deal for Mom. The revival pro sculpt gift set has a value of $103.80 and sells for $53.95. Add it to your cart with the coupon code and the gift set comes down to $32.87. The cream alone costs more than this, so this is a seriously fantastic deal.

I actually might get the new-age precision gift set for myself. I’ve tried the makeup remover before and was quite impressed with it. This set is regularly $49.95 with a $90.18 value in products. Your final total for this set comes down to $29.97. If I just wanted the makeup remover on its own, it sells for $14.95, but with coupon will come down to $7.47, which is fantastic. What’s also fantastic are the reviews for this product:

You only need a small amount and makeup instantly comes off. I have sensitive eyes and this formula doesn’t bother them at all!

Check for the latest coupon codes from Marcelle in our forum.

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March 4

Sears Canada: Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Juicer Was $90 | Now $60 + Shipping

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 11:39 AM

Sears Canada: Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Juicer Was $90 | Now $60 + Shipping

How are your new year’s resolutions going? Feel like you need a little bit of tweak? I know that I need something more to get my fitness and nutrition goals on track. Juicing is one way to get nutrients into your body in such an easy and not to mention, delicious way. Sears has a fantastic deal on the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth juice extractor right now. Regularly $89.99, it is on sale for $59.99. I actually found the regular price higher at competitor stores, so that makes this deal super!

This big mouth juicer doesn’t have a big mouth because it tells you pick up your socks and find a job. It has a big mouth that is an extra large chute for adding fruits and vegetables that don’t have to be chopped into tiny pieces to be juiced. You can add 3″ pieces into the chute, which means less work for you.

I think the biggest complain I have about my juicer is that it is so much work to clean up, but this one has a cleaning brush for easy removal of pulp and an easy to detach pulp container. Another way to keep clean up easier is to place a plastic bag (or paper) inside of the pulp container. That way you can just remove it and chuck it.

While we’re at it, if you think juicing is too expensive, even with this deal from Sears, check out Claire’s article on how to save money while juicing.

Need to hear about ways to use your juicer from those who know? This video is extremely informative:

Of course, I had to check to see if this was the best deal out there and it is. Best Buy sells it for $89.99. So does Future Shop. Amazon has it on for $99.99. Even Hudson’s Bay has a sale on today on all Hamilton Beach appliances, but its sale price of $74.99 is far more expensive than Sears price.

Gotta love reviews like this, and there are lots like it:

I’ve had this juicer for about 2 weeks, and have made various fruit and veggie juices, and now (today) almond milk. I am seriously impressed by this juicer, particularly at this price point (and even more so if you can get it on sale!) — I think I would be equally impressed with it if it had been twice its retail price.

Shipping is free on a $99 spend at Sears, otherwise you are paying a $7.95 shipping fee. Even with the fee on top, this is still a deal that beats the other stores. But, do yourself a favour and get your total up past $100 and save yourself that fee.

Photo credit: Ruy Sanchez

(Expiry: 5th March 2015)

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March 4

Amazon Canada: Up To 50% Off Schleich Toy Figures

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Amazon Canada: Up To 50% Off Schleich Toy Figures

If you’ve got a child who loves to play pretend with figures, you’ve no doubt heard of Schleich. This premium brands makes some amazing figures of animals, dinosaurs, popular characters, knights and more. The reason I know is because I have a ton of them. The sad part is that I’ve bought at specialty toy stores and wanted to cry paying $5 for one tiny pig that my son insisted on having. Today I can get stocked up at Amazon, with up to 50% off these figures.

Kids (and adults) love the realistic look of these figures. I love having different animal figures for my kids to play with, as it teaches them about the animals and these figures are great for all ages, from toddler to teen. I think these would be amazing for an Easter hunt, rather than candy. They are easy to hide as they aren’t large, but it is a quality toy that kids would get excited finding.

There are too many figures on sale here to mention the prices, but I’ll let you know some of my favourites. If you’ve got a horse lover in the family, you won’t want to miss the recreational rider. Regularly $24.99, you can get this hand painted girl on a horse for only $15.95. Learning Toys sells this one for $22.99 and is out of stock.

If dinosaurs are your kid’s thing, Tyrannosaurus Rex would be a great addition to their toys. This one is regularly $29.99 and now $16.51, selling for about $9 more at Learning Toys.

Every little girl needs a magical unicorn in her toy basket and this female elf on a unicorn is sure to delight. Regularly $24.99, it is now $14.94. Again, Learning Toys sells it for about $5 more. This one is also part of a collectible series, if that’s what you are into.

We have a few of the Schleich knights and this Dragon Knight action figure on horse is very similar to one we have had for years that still gets played with often. Regulary $23.99 and now $14.38, you’ll want to pick this up at this price.

I didn’t realize that all of the figures are hand-painted and I think that is super cool. It makes the price more than worth it. Shipping is free at Amazon when you spend $25, so you’ll want to pick up a few figures to get your total to that amount and avoid extra costs.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 4

Robeez Gracie White Mini Shoez Were $36 | Now $19.79 & Free Shipping @ Robeez

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 9:50 AM

Robeez Gracie White Mini Shoez Were $36 | Now $19.79 & Free Shipping @ Robeez

Pick up a sweet pair of Robeez Gracie White Mini Shoez for the little one in your life. These shoes were $36 but are now only $19.79. Apply a unique coupon code by following Robeez on social media or joining the e-mail list and save an extra 10%. Free shipping with no minimum is included for a limited time for the month of March with no promo code.

Are you looking for a sweet pair of baby shoes for spring? These white shiny Mary Janes will be perfect on your baby for any spring party, Easter event or to attend a wedding.

Robeez shoes have been around the baby circle for a while as a top product. Their soft bottomed shoes have been dubbed perfect for babies, pre-walkers and toddlers. The soft leather bottom allows children to grip the ground a little more as they walk and learn to balance. These shoes sure are as cute as they are functional. A pair like this would be perfect for a special occasion. The top of the shoe has a Velcro adjustable strap to keep them on your baby’s feet. These precious shoes look just like real Mary Janes! This pair is currently available in sizes 3-6 months, 6-9 months and 18-24 months.

Price comparing is not easy, as this pair of shoes is not sold many places right now. I found this same style shoe in black on Shoeme.ca for $29.95. I found these at a boutique shop called Enfant style for $23.35 but you will pay for shipping and sizing is only available in 3-6 months or 6-9 months sizes. A few other lesser known boutiques have these shoes online. I found that at the boutiques sizing is very limited, the price point is hitting around $25-$30 and you will pay for shipping.

In order to get the extra 10% off you will need to sign up for their mailing list. You may notice a baby that pops up on the right hand side of the screen when you go to Robeez website. Click the baby to generate your code. You can choose to sign up via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and a coupon code for 10% off will be automatically generated. Here is what the screen looks like to sign up and receive your code.

Robeez Gracie White Mini Shoez Were $36 | Now $19.79 & Free Shipping @ Robeez

Once you add the shoes and the code to your bag, the discounts are starting to look pretty good on these shoes. Here is what my cart currently looks like. The free shipping comes off automatically, no code needed.

Robeez Gracie White Mini Shoez Were $36 | Now $19.79 & Free Shipping @ Robeez

While the free shipping will last all month, I do not expect that these shoes will last very long. They are perfect for spring and the upcoming holiday. Grab your pair before they are gone.

(Expiry: 31 March 2015)

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March 4

Little Tikes Cozy Coupes From $56.87 – Choice Of 4 (Amazon, Toys R Us, Walmart)

Posted by on March 4, 2015 at 6:45 AM

Little Tikes Cozy Coupes From $56.87 – Choice Of 4 (Amazon, Toys R Us, Walmart)

The Little Tikes Cozy Coupes are a seriously popular kid’s item, and the play vehicle is recognised all over the world. However, it’s an item that rarely goes on special offer and it’s hard to find a bargain on it. The car usually retails for between $70 to $90… but I’ve found a few models with prices starting at only $56.87 just now!

Firstly, you can get the girl’s Little Tikes Princess Cozy Coupe (30th Anniversary) for only $59.99 @ Amazon Canada. It’s pictured above, on the left.

The above coupe would come with free super saver shipping! And as you can see, it’s pink and pale blue instead of the commonly seen red and yellow model.

Secondly, using the Toys R Us coupon code CINEPLEXHOLIDAY which gives $10 off $40, you can get the Little Tikes – Princess Cozy Coupe with Glitter, also for only $59.99. It’s pictured above, the second one across.

As for shipping on this item, the usual $20 Toys R Us shipping credit doesn’t seem to apply on this one. Instead, they’ve got a $10 shipping credit, so anything above that $10 mark, you’d have to pay. Pop it in your cart and see… I did a test order and shipping was another $4.62 which was very reasonable.

Thirdly, there’s the Little Tikes Patrol Cozy Coupe which is currently only $57.87 with free shipping from Walmart Canada.

This is a police car styling, already pimped out. It’s pictured above, the third item across.

Finally, we’ve got the Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Off Roader which is $56.87 @ Walmart.ca.

The above item should come with free shipping to most areas too. It’s pictured at the top right.

Now, I understand that both the above deals are not a super massive saving, but it’s a good discount on a popular item which rarely goes on sale.

Pimp Your Ride!

If you’re interested in buying the Little Tikes Cozy Coupes above and then pimping them out to be more unique and fun, there are lots of ways you can do this. Check out this gallery of the various ways that people have decorated their Little Tikes Cozy Coupes (To use the gallery, click on one image then you can navigate through more with the arrow at the bottom left of the image).

My favourite is the Batmobile, through the Frozen Elsa-mobile comes in a close second. How about you? Which is your favourite Cozy Coupe makeover?

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 3

5 Cheap Strategies To Curb Kid Clutter

Posted by on March 3, 2015 at 8:00 PM

5 Cheap Strategies To Curb Kid Clutter

If you have a kid or three, you may be experiencing a bit of toy and kid clutter around the house. I thought I had just cleaned out the toys before the holidays, yet every few days it looks like hurricane kid hit my living room. When our home gets so crazy we cannot see the floor, it means we lose items like hats, toys, books and that camera cable I meant to put away. We end up replacing items that are already in our house. Items also tend to become broken, which can add up to big bucks in replacements. Use some of these strategies and you too will stop wasting money on replacement items.

Bins, Bins, Bins!

Decorative bins and boxes are your best friend when trying to curb clutter. Bins are great for toys, and can be used for a variety of kid items. The secret to bin storage is keeping the categories broad so toys can be picked up quickly when playtime is over. My dear mother thought she would simplify my Barbie dolls when I was a kid, by placing similar accessory items in plastic bags. I found it such a hassle to sort each accessory type into the bags that I stopped playing with the dolls.  The alternative of leaving them in a pile on the floor was not an option with my mother (love you mom!). I know my parents spent a fair amount of money gifting me Barbie dolls they thought I would enjoy.

In contrast, one of the bins for my daughter’s toys we have simply named “stuff to take care of baby dolls.” In the bin, you would find a random assortment of clothes, bibs, play diapers and anything else that is used to take care of baby dolls.  I find that by keeping the bin categories broader, my daughter finds new ways to use them together and we can find them. You can pick up inexpensive bins at the dollar store or another discount store to help you get started on the cheap.

Utilize Under The Bed Storage

5 Cheap Strategies To Curb Kid Clutter

Under the bed storage is some of the least utilized space from speaking to friends. Buy a couple of slim containers such as this GIMSE bin from IKEA for $12.99 to take full advantage of this space. Under the bed is where I store extra clothing I have purchased on discount, but is currently too big for my child. Stashing these clothes under the bed in a slim but long bin helps me to see quickly what I have already purchased for the coming season. This also helps keep me from over purchasing clothing, as I have limited the amount of space for storage. By keeping everything together, I can keep the bins accessible but still slide it out of the way quickly. This storage space could also be used for extra linens, towels, storage for kids crafts to be saved and more.

Store Toys Up The Door

Use over the door shoe holders, such as this Whitmor version on Amazon.ca, as a cheap inexpensive toy storage. This type of storage is particularly great for small toys such as cars, action figures, small stuffed animals and Barbie type dolls. Check out this post from Organize Your Stuff Now for a great example of small action figures in a shoe holder. Eva here at Bargainmoose even mentioned she has used one of these shoe storage containers to keep the whole families mitts and hats in one place.

I like using clear plastic versions specifically for toys that have many small parts so my kid can find the accessory they are looking for.  It is much better to have those tiny toys find their way back to the back of the door then to destroy your vacuum.  It also means less times you spend replacing  a specific Minnie Mouse or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle that has been lost… somewhere….

Create A Drop Spot Near The Front Door

5 Cheap Strategies To Curb Kid Clutter

A drop spot can hold a variety of items from your car keys, your purse, your kid’s book bags and the cookies you promised to bring in for that potluck. Creating a drop spot right by the front door ensures you will have everything together in one place. You will also spend less money replacing items on the go that you forgot at home. A simple small table or a few hooks by the door completes your space. DIY On The Cheap has a great basic example that includes a bench, some hooks and a basket for shoes. If you are handy with tools, they also give plans to build a the bench featured. Once you have your set-up, simply drop anything you need in the drop spot the night before or in the morning as you are preparing for the day. Save the last minute trip to the store for the replacement snack and use your drop spot to remember everything you need.

Toy Rotation

Extend the interest in your kid’s toys by rotating a few in and out of the play space. First find a small storage space that is somewhat hidden away from the kids such as a closet or a corner of the basement. Every few months pack up some of the toys from the bottom of the toy box and place them in your storage space. At the same time, you can rotate in a few new toys into the play space to keep things interesting. Fewer toys out all at once means less overall toy clutter.

Bargainmoosers, what do you do to curb the kid clutter?

(Image Credit: Sharon Drummond)

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March 3

Baskin Robbins Printables: BOGO 50% Off Sharknado Ice Cream & $3 Off Holiday Cakes

Posted by on March 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Baskin Robbins Printables: BOGO 50% Off Sharknado Ice Cream & $3 Off Holiday  Cakes

Mmmm ice cream… the picture above is definitely enticing you to run to the nearest Baskin Robbins to get some right? I’m just kidding, but below are two printable coupons: the first for a “buy one, get one 50% off” deal on Sharknado ice cream and the second for a $3 discount on holiday cakes.

When I get started on going out for ice cream, I can’t stop going and start craving it on a near daily basis. So any discount is definitely very welcomed, especially on the Sharknado ice cream.

It’s currently Baskin Robbins’ flavour of the month and it features salted caramel, chocolate covered potato chips, chocolate-covered pretzels and chocolate-coated candy pieces — that’s a whole lot of of chocolate-covered munchies, all combining into a very flavourful mix.

Have you tried the new chocolate-covered Lays yet? They’re quite scrumptious, so if you have tried it, then you can just imagine how tasty this new ice cream is as well. In fact, it has a 3.5/5 rating on Baskin Robbins’ site.

In fact, here’s what Ian Ziering, star of the movie “Sharknado”, had to say about this ice cream on the Burbank News:

“It’s a kitchen sink of snacks,” Ziering said, riffing from behind the counter. “It’s a Snacknado.”

The other coupon is for a $3 off a holiday cake. Easter is coming up, so if you’re looking to get a cake for the little ones, then this would be a great printable coupon to take advantage of, but it could also be great for birthdays. The Baskin Robbins’ printable coupon doesn’t specify if there are any exclusions with regards to the kind of holiday cake that you can get but my assumption is that nearly any cake should be good to save on. The only condition is that it must be over $25.

(Image Credit: Mike Mozart)

(Expiry: 31st March 2015)

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March 3

Contest Round Up: $6,500 Trip For 2 To Mexico, Girls’ Night Out VIP Experience & More!

Posted by on March 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM

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