Being Resourceful

A Savvy Shopper's Guide to Bargains, Deals, & Freebies

$1 Pints of Green Beer, Hamburgers & Hotdogs March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! And, Happy Start-of-single-game-ticket-sales Day for the Grand Prairie AirHogs!

Huh? Who are the AirHogs and why does it matter to me?

WHO: Well, the Grand Prairie AirHogs is the minor league baseball team that plays in Grand Prairie, smack dab in the middle of the DFW region. They’d be a ton of fun to watch, and a great excuse to meet up with the gang at QuikTrip Park.

WHY: Today their single game tickets go on sale, and that’s a great excuse for a party! So, they’re offering $1 pints of GREEN BEER, $1 hamburgers, $1 hotdogs, and FREE Pepsi drinks, Lucky Charms, and Peppermint Patties. Tell your friends to meet you at the box office at QuikTrip Park anytime today, 10am – 7pm, at 1600 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75050.

It sounds like it is worth checking out!

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Up to 50% OFF on Spring Break necessities! March 9, 2010

Spring Break is just around the corner… Do you have your gear ready?

Whether you’re headed to a snowy climate or a warm and sunny one, Warming Hut has you covered!

Right now they’re running their killer winter closeout sale and also a great sale on summer clearance items. Check out Dave’s Crazy Deals for a list that will knock your socks off — up to 50% OFF on skis & snowboards!

No worries if you don’t live near the store. Give them a buzz, sign up for their email list, or send a friend. Click here for all of their contact info.

This is a local, family-owned shop that I’d really like to see continue to thrive. It is a staple here in the northern ‘burbs of Dallas, but their customers are around the globe! Give them a holler and let them put another thumbtack on the map!

Thanks, Jessica!

 

20% OFF & FREE Shipping on KiddoTags: awesome labels that stick to everything February 12, 2010

Stick it to ’em! Your name, that is. Everyone has something to label. Little kids have sippy cups. Big kids have sports equipment. Garages have tools. Kitchens have containers and trays. And everything seems to get left somewhere or loaned out, and it all needs to find its way home. Here’s the solution!

KiddoTags are “Dishwasher and Microwave Safe, Waterproof, Weather-proof (UV-Resistant) and scuff-proof” and you can order tags that stick to just about anything – stick-on, iron-on, or tie-on. They “are durable labels with over 50 character icons, 10 different colors, 18 different fonts AND 8 shapes and styles/types to choose from.”

Right now, you can get 20% OFF and FREE SHIPPING on your KiddoTags order when you use code NEWSLETTER at checkout. Check them out! KiddoTags are not just for kids!

Expires: Unknown

Thanks, Jessica!

 

EXTRA 20% OFF at JC Penney – Friends & Family Sale February 7, 2010

Ok, time to do some stretches and get on your shopping shoes — or limber up those fingers for some online shopping. The infamous Friends & Family Sale at JC Penney is back!

Today and tomorrow only (Feb 7 & 8, 2010), you can get 20% OFF almost EVERYTHING in their stores, catalog, and online! Here’s how. If you’re headed to the store, print this coupon to take with you. You can use it over and over, and print an extra one for your shopping buddy too. If you’re shopping online or via the catalog, use code URBUDS2.

Happy shopping!

Only good Feb 7 & 8, 2010

Thanks, Rishi!

 

$5 Health Magazine 1-yr subscription December 29, 2009

Start off 2010 on the right foot — subscribe to Health magazine for just $5 for an entire year (that’s 50cents/issue)! Get the latest scoop on healthy living, healthy eating, diet & weight loss, plus interviews with celebs, fashion updates, and more.

Amazon has it for just $5/year, which is half off the price the actual Health Magazine site is offering! Plus, through Amazon, this purchase qualifies for FREE super saver shipping on orders of $25 or more. (Magazine subscriptions through Amazon are never charged shipping, but they can help you get free shipping on other items!)

Expires: Unknown

 

Deadline extended! UT Co-op FREE SHIPPING in Texas thru Sunday @ Noon! December 19, 2009

Well, Longhorn fans, it seems the UT Co-op has a little extra wiggle room with time. They’ve extended their FREE SHIPPING to Texas addresses through noon on Sunday! Still, no minimum purchase. Time to get your burnt orange fix!

Need some stocking stuffers? Here are some INEXPENSIVE items to choose from!

*The fine print is that the free shipping excludes drop-ship, crated items, furniture, and special order.

Expires: Sunday, 12/20 at noon

 

ENDS @ NOON: FREE shipping @ UT Co-op! Longhorn fans check this out! December 18, 2009

Longhorn fans, hurry QUICKLY! The UT Co-op ends their FREE SHIPPING* within the state of Texas at NOON TODAY! NO MINIMUM PURCHASE! If you place your order by 12 noon today (CST), it will reach its lucky Texas-resident recipient by Christmas!

Here are some great gift ideas:

*The fine print is that the free shipping excludes drop-ship, crated items, furniture, and special order.

Expires: Shop anytime, but the FREE SHIPPING ends at noon CST today 12/18/09