Let’s face it. Today we need to save as much money as we can, especially in this crazy economy. Whenever and where ever Jane and I can save money on food, diapers, wipes, toys, you name it, we’re looking for coupons online and off.
Recently we received a flier from Babies R Us letting us know that we can earn up to a $60 gift card if we buy certain items. The items included wipes, diapers, and even toilet paper of all things. For each item you purchased, you got $5 or $10 back onto a gift card. So today Jane will be going there and stocking up on the items we buy each week anyway and in return, come home with a $60 gift card from Babies R Us.
So what will we use the $60 Babies R Us Gift Card on? The LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet (Green). I bet this will be THE top Christmas present of 2011 for kids. (Just a guess, who knows.) Monkey is going to LOVE this because we always have to hide our iPad. Since he’s broken both Jane’s iPod and my iPod, there’s no way he’s going to break our iPad! So he’ll have his own. The reviews are GREAT on Amazon. Once we save up a few more coupons and gift cards from Babies R Us, we’ll have enough to get it for free.
MyCoupons.com – Take a Peek
And speaking of coupons, another site that we use is MyCoupons.com. They have hundreds of coupons and coupon codes on site from retailers like Sears, Macys, Kmart, Children’s Place, etc. So before we buy anything online, we like to go there and see if we can find any coupon codes. They have been around since 1995 (16 years!), so if they don’t have the codes we’re looking for, most likely no one has them.
MyCoupons also has something calls Double Deals, where you can use a gift code and a coupon to double your savings. A couple of coupon codes we’ve recently looked into (so I know that they are still active) are TOMS shoes coupons, Nike coupons, and of course, Toys R Us coupons.
Now the funny thing is (maybe it’s a part of being a guy), I was never one to use coupons or look for coupon codes. But I can tell you that between MyCoupons.com, offers we receive in the mail, and other sites, we have no doubt saved a good couple of thousand dollars this year, not to mention the amount of gift cards, like the $60 Babies R Us card Jane’s getting today.
Yes, we’re slowly becoming those people. Thy type that uses coupons and coupon codes for everything. But serious, it really adds up. So what about you guys, where are you getting your best deals?
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