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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].