Fashion Friday 9/4/15: 50% Off Transitional Scarves & Free Shipping!

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Today’s Cents of Style Fashion Friday Deal is 50% off the lowest marked prices of a collection of ALL of their scarves plus free shipping!! You’ll find some as low as $3.99, but many for $5.95 shipped! Just make sure you use the code: TRANSITIONSCARF at checkout. As an added bonus, you will be offered a geo print scarf at checkout for only $1.99! That means you could get two scarves for $8 shipped!

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*NEW* Minecarft Lego Sets Are Here!

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The newest Minecraft sets are out for purchase already, and they generally will not drop much in price. However, they do tend to sell out very quickly!  It might be good to order right now if you want one. In fact, we already ordered the ones we want to ensure we don’t have sad kids this coming holiday season! 😉 Sometimes we just have to do what we can to save in other areas to get hot items your kids may want!

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**Shipping is free if you are a member of Amazon Prime or if you spend $35 on qualifying Amazon purchases. Prices and availability subject to change. Make sure you confirm the price prior to purchase. If the price noted above differs from what you see on line, it simply means that this deal has expired since the time it was posted.

Weekly Sunday Coupon Insert Preview: 0 Inserts On 09/6/15

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Sunday Coupon Preview

Wondering which inserts you might find in this weekend’s newspaper? Take a look below to know for sure!

If you want to know what coupons you will find every weekend for all of 2015, you can check out the 2015 Coupon Insert Schedule.

There are 0 coupon inserts this weekend! Enjoy your Labor Day weekend!!

Today’s Best Amazon Deals: Includes Mizuno Shoes and Panasonic Electric Razors!

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Amazon is one of the best on-line resources available when it comes to finding deals on everything you need. Best of all, it comes directly to your front door, which makes those good deals even better.

You can find some of the best deals each day:

  • Gold Box Deals. Two daily offers at incredible discounts.
  • Lightning Deals. Limited time offers available daily (often can sell out quickly).
  • Coupons. Click these coupons to increase your overall savings.
  • Amazon Mom. Get deep discounts on diapers and other items you need for your little one.
  • Amazon Prime. Members only offers, free shipping, cloud storage and more (annual fee of $99).
  • Outlet. Closeouts and returned items offered at deep discounts.
  • Open Box and Used. Deep discounts on electronics and more.
  • Digital Deals. Free app downloads and discounts on music.

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Today’s best deals include:

Remember that all deals on Amazon can change quickly, including price and availability.

Wedding Gift Giving Etiquette: The Bridal Shower

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Bridal Shower Gift Etiquette - from what you might spend to the shower itself, we share the tips you need to know!

Bridal Shower Gift Etiquette

Showered With Love (and Gifts)

In the last installment, we discussed the gift-giving etiquette surrounding engagement parties. This week, we’re delving into the far more common tradition of bridal or couple showers. By the very nature of the name – “shower” – gifts are expected. However, the expectations regarding these gifts, how they’re requested and who gives what and when is a little more nuanced.


Hand It to the Host

Bridal showers are typically hosted by the maid or matron of honor and are held in the months or weeks before the wedding. However, showers can really be thrown by anyone (except the bride and groom, of course), including relatives or co-workers. The recent trend toward couple showers broadens the acceptability of having a shower thrown by anyone – including groomsmen!

If you decide to throw a party for the bride or the couple, make it easy for your guests. Include information about registries on the invitation. And, while it’s not part of your duties, it doesn’t hurt to encourage the bride and groom to register for items across a variety of price points. Since showers are thrown to help the happy couple stock up on items for the home they’ll soon be – or are – sharing, gifts like kitchen appliances or linens are fairly common.

However, if the registry is sparse or nonexistent, or the couple’s circumstances are such that they don’t need household items, use the shower as an opportunity to get creative. Throw a shower with a theme that relates specifically to the bride or the couple. For instance, if she loves to cook, ask guests to put together a gift built around a favorite meal and to share their recipes as well.

Lastly, it’s understood that hosting the party is a gift in itself. If you’re co-hosting with others and the costs associated with the party are split evenly, consider going in together on a pricier gift, like a grill or vacuum cleaner.


Showing Up for the Shower

As a guest to the shower, the first rule regarding gifts is to give what you can afford. Remember, a gift is just that – it’s not an entrance fee or a measurement of your feelings. If money is tight, it’s perfectly reasonable to make a gesture with a handmade or sentimental gift or card. Well-thought-out family heirlooms are also acceptable and often very treasured. If you can’t find anything on the registry that appeals to you or your wallet, it’s okay to choose your own gift.

The conventional price range for shower gifts is between $25 and $75 and is based on your financial situation and your relationship to the bride or couple. If you’re planning to attend the wedding as well, it’s perfectly reasonable to budget for your shower and wedding gifts and give accordingly.

The same goes for attending multiple showers for the same bride or couple, as is expected for members of the wedding party. If you’re a bridesmaid, a personal attendant or serving in some other official capacity, the rules are a bit different for you. We’ve got an entire installation of this series coming up so stay tuned for the how, why and what regarding gifting as a member of the wedding party.

It’s time to let loose and celebrate! For the next installment, we’ll discuss bachelorette or hen parties. While still fairly new, there are rules regarding this festivity, gifts for the event and how to plan for a fun (and frisky!) party.

Self Magazine – Only $4.99 Per Year!

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Today, subscribe to Self Magazine for only $4.99 per year (86% off)! You can order up to 3 years at this price!  Add this magazine to your shopping cart and then enter the coupon code pennypinch and then you will see the price drop! This deal is good until Saturday 09/5/15 at 11:59 PM EST.

Self magazine focuses on the well-being of women. Each issue provides exercise techniques, healthy diet and recipe plans, beauty tips, style guides, celebrity interviews, and an expert Question & Answer section for physical, mental, and nutritional advice. This magazine subscription will inspire you to be fit, healthy, happy, and beautiful.

**If you find any other title on this site, you can always use the code: pennypinch and instantly save 20% off of the list price!

Kraft Mac & Cheese |ONLY $0.76 a box at Target

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Are your kids a Mac & Cheese lover like mine? Right now are Target you can pick up Kraft Mac & Cheese for ONLY $0.76 (reg. $1.02) when you use a 20% Cartwheel!

Today’s Most Popular Coupons: Gain, Zantac, Aussie & More!

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It’s been another deal and coupon filled day!  While you may have been away, you might have missed some of the hottest coupons!  Make sure you print these while you can:

$1.50 off any TWO (2) JOHNSON’S and/or Desitin
$4.00 off any ONE (1) Zantac 24 ct or larger
Save $1.00 on any one (1) variety Frozen VEGGIE FRIES®
$0.50 off ONE Cascade Product
$0.50 off ONE Gain Fabric Enhancer
$0.50 off ONE Gain Laundry Detergent
$0.25 off ONE Charmin Basic 4ct or larger
$1.50 off ONE Gain Flings 31ct or larger
$1.00 off ONE Aussie Styler
$2.00 off TWO Aussie Shampoos or Conditioners
$1.00 off ONE Aussie Shampoo or Conditioner
$2.00 off any TWO (2) AVEENO products
$1.00 off on any 1 Tom’s of Maine Product
$1.00 off ONE Always Discreet Incontinence Liner
$1.00 off ONE Always Discreet Underwear

You can find many more here:

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Hot Pocket Bites ONLY $0.81 (reg. $2.27) at Target

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Have you tried the new Hot Pockets Bites? I have and I’m loving them! They make such a great after school snack or even a quick breakfast! Right now at Target they are on sale: Buy 4 Get 1 Free! Stack that with manufacture and Target coupons to pick some up for as low as $0.81 each!

Women’s Health Magazine – Only $4.99 A Year!

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Today you can subscribe to Women’s Health Magazine for only $4.99 per year .  That is 90% off of the list price!!  Go ahead and grab up to 3 YEARS during this promotion.  Just enter coupon code PENNYPINCH and the price will drop. 

A lifestyle magazine rooted in health and fitness. Women’s Health is filled with actionable and practical advice that you can use today. For women who want to do more, have more, and be more.

This offer expires at Friday 9/4/15 11:59 PM EST.