34 hacks in "Amazon Deals"

29 November 2013

Additional 30% off all books at Amazon through Dec 1. Here are my holiday gift picks for middle grade readers.

I'm not a Black Friday shopper, nor am I an indiscriminate gift-buyer, but I do love books and I love a good deal. Through midnight December 1, Amazon is taking an additional 30% off any single book. Enter the code BOOKDEAL at checkout. There are restrictions (of course), but they're...

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23 November 2013

Amazon deal TODAY ONLY: Star Trek TOS and TNG Collections up to 66% off

If Star Trek nostalgia is somewhere on your holiday gift list, now is the time to buy.

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20 November 2013

Amazon deal RIGHT NOW: Scotch Laminator 73% off ($21.99)

One of my favorite tools in on big-time discount at Amazon right now. The Scotch Thermal Laminator is $21.99 which is the lowest price it's been at Amazon in the last six months.

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14 June 2013

Amazon deal ends Saturday: Eagle Creek travel gear 25% off

Amazon has put a bunch of Eagle Creek travel gear on sale through Saturday, June 15, 2013.

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27 January 2013

Amazon deal TODAY ONLY: Kidco Freeze 'N Serve reusable baby food containers (16-pack) $13.95

Today only, Amazon has put this 16-cup set of BPA-free containers on sale for $13.95 (22% off the usual price).

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24 January 2013

Amazon Gold Box deal: Brother Personal Label Maker 52% off

Discount good until January 26, 2013, unless they run out sooner.

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04 January 2013

Amazon Gold Box deal: Soft Heat Warming Mattress Pad 32% off

At Amazon: Soft Heat 233 Thread-Count Low-Voltage Electric Heated Mattress Pad Let me tell you a little story about a very special mattress pad. A couple years ago, I poked fun at my mom for owning a heated mattress pad. She was saying something about "preheating her bed" and I...

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19 October 2012

Amazon TODAY ONLY: Big savings on Ekobrew refillable cups for Keurig brewers

Amazon has put a bunch of Ekobrew models on sale today. I did a quick survey of prices elsewhere on the Internet, and the Amazon prices look really good.

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17 October 2012

Amazon Gold Box: Cuisinart SmartStick Hand Blender 50% off

For the next few days, the Cuisinart SmartStick is in the Amazon Gold Box for 50% off the list price. Price good until 10/21/12 (unless they run out sooner).

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31 July 2012

Amazon TODAY ONLY: 66% off Schlage Keypad Deadbolt Door Lock

Today only, this lock (in satin nickel and aged bronze finishes) is in the Amazon Gold Box for 66% off the list price ($79.99).

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10 February 2012

Amazon deal: Michley Lil' Sew & Sew Sewing Machine 43% off

The Lil' Sew & Sew isn't specifically made for kids, but the small scale, simple design and portability make it look like an ideal first sewing machine for a child. At this price, it's worth a try. Discount good until 2/25/12 unless they run out sooner.

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07 December 2011

Amazon deal (3 days only): One year of Real Simple magazine for $12

Amazon's got a one-year subscription to Real Simple on sale for $12. Discount good through 12/10/11.

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21 November 2011

How to shorten your holiday gift list

Paring down your gift list will save you money and time, and will help you feel calmer during the holidays. But, most importantly, it will help you express your love and gratitude to friends and family in ways everyone will appreciate.

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03 November 2011

Amazon deal: 10% instant rebate on Pamela's gluten-free baking mixes

I don't usually post about items with small Amazon discounts, but given that the price-per-unit there is already good and that going gluten free can be so expensive and intimidating for newcomers, I decided this one was worth sharing. Discount ends December 31, 2011.

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29 October 2011

Amazon TODAY ONLY: 36% off Ekobrew refillable K-Cup for Keurig coffee machines

Lots of you love this coffee machine and buy your K-Cup refills using Amazon Subscribe & Save, so I thought you might appreciate a heads-up about this deal. Discount ends October 29, 2011.

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