A free 8x10 traditional portrait. Plus, deals on arts and crafts, baby products, digital cameras, Transformers, and custom Barbie dolls.
I’ve subscribed to the promotional emails of 500 companies and brands so that you don’t have to. I sift through 1,000 deal-touting emails every week. Most are worthless, but a handful offer valuable coupons, promo codes, sales, and freebies – which I collect and organize for you here.
Arts and crafts and photos
- Free 8×10 traditional portrait: From Target Portrait Studio (print first) [11/5].
- Photo gifts: 33 percent off at Walgreens Photo online (use code 33GIFTS) [10/29].
- Yarn: 25 percent off at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft online [10/29].
- Hobby Lobby: 40 percent off one full-price item in stores (print first) and online (use code 5556) [10/29].
- Babies R Us: Up to 25 percent off thousands of nursery items during Cyber Week online [10/29]. Shipping is free if you spend $100-plus [expiration unknown].
- Diapers: 25 percent off CVS-brand diapers at CVS online [10/30].
- Diaper pail: $5 off any Playtex Diaper Genie Elite pail (print first) [1/21].
- Diaper rash product: $1 off any A+D ointment or cream (print first) [11/19*].
Magazines and movies
- SmartMoney magazine: $5/year at Amazon.com [10/29]. The subscription comes with automatic renewal, but you can easily cancel it if you don’t want to renew. I took advantage of this deal the last time it came around.
- Real Simple magazine: $5/six months via The Container Store online [12/25]. The subscription comes with automatic renewal, but you can cancel at any time.
- Wild Baby Animal magazine (for ages 2-4): $15/year plus a free coloring book at National Wildlife Federation online [expiration unknown].
- Big Backyard magazine (for ages 4-7): $15/year plus a free sack pack at National Wildlife Federation online [expiration unknown].
- Ranger Rick (for ages 7-14): $15/year plus a free sack pack at National Wildlife Federation online [expiration unknown].
- Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (on DVD or Blu-ray): Additional $5 off at Amazon.com (use code AUTOBOTS) [10/31].
Office and school supplies
- Printer paper: $10 off a 10-ream case at Office Depot online [10/29]. Instead of $40, it’s $30. Shipping is free.
- Digital cameras: Start at $69 at Walmart online [expiration unknown]. Shipping to your local store is free for some items.
- Labeler: 73 percent off Brother’s PT-1290 Home & Office “Simply Stylish” labeler at Buy.com. Instead of $60, it’s $16. Shipping is free. I’ve had a Brother PT labeler for years and still love it.
- CompUSA: Top-selling items for under $100 online [expiration unknown].
- Free $100 RadioShack gift card: With the purchase of an Xbox 360 4GB slim console bundle with Kinect in stores [10/29]. This is probably the best Xbox 360 deal I’ve ever seen – just in time for the holidays.
- Custom Barbie dolls: $5 off Barbie Styled By Me at MattelShop.com [10/26]. The discount will be reflected at checkout.
- Transformers: $5 off a $5.99-plus Transformers Dark Side of the Moon toy purchase (print first) [10/31].
- Toys R Us: Up to 25 percent off thousands of items during Cyber Week online [10/29]. Shipping is free if you spend $75-plus [expiration unknown].