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Omron 7 Series Wireless Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor for only $51.50!

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Today only get an Omron 7 Series Wireless Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor for only $51.50 (regularly $69.99)! Some of the features of this model include:

  • Manage and track up to 100 readings on your blood pressure monitor and unlimited readings on your smartphone with Omron’s free iOS and Android applications (works with select iOS and Android devices, visit OmronHealthcare.com/connect for a complete list of compatible devices)
  • Tested and validated for accuracy the same as all Omron upper arm blood pressure monitors
  • Features: Bluetooth Smart Connectivity, Heart Zone Guidance, Irregular Heartbeat Detector, Advanced Averaging, Ultra Silent Inflation, Blood Pressure Level Indicator Bar
  • 100 Memory storage on the device, unlimited storage of readings on the application
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Where to Find Cheap Accessories for the Perfect Spring Look

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Spring has finally sprung, which means it’s time to revamp your style. After all, the start of a new season is the perfect time to give yourself a makeover. But that doesn’t have to mean a drastic transformation. Even doing something small like buying new accessories can make all the difference.

Everyone deserves to splash out every now and then, but not all of us can afford to spend huge amounts of money on new clothes and accessories. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t look good. We know how important it is to not deprive yourself of the things you love, even when you are keeping an eye on your bank balance, which is why we have put together this list of where to find perfect spring accessories that don’t cost a fortune.

Elegant Watches

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Five Tips for Saving Money at Shopping Malls

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Trips to the mall are almost always fun… and almost always expensive. Even for those of us who do most of our shopping online, there are times when you have no choice but to hit the brick and mortar stores. And once you’re there, the displays and sales tactics make it very difficult to resist making impulse buys. So what can you do to help mitigate the expense?

Below are some of the top tips we’ve gathered from experience and research which will help you save some serious cash at the mall.

Hit the Mall Before the Sales 

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13 Brilliant Ways to Reuse Mason Jars

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Whether you find a dusty collection at a yard sale, or buy a new box at your local clearance store, you may be surprised at the many uses of the classic jar. Able to withstand high temperatures and pressure, glass jars are a healthier, more durable choice than their plastic container counterparts (and they could be around a whole lot longer). Not to mention adding that little touch of vintage charm to your home! If you look a little closer you will find a huge array of accessories and ideas that take the “Ball” jar to the next level. We’re talking gifts, cleaning, storage and downright adorable decorative touches. These aren’t your grandma’s canning jars, folks!

How to Reuse Mason Jars

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Have You Shopped At Jet? We Did Some Price Comparisons

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Have you discovered Jet? Over the holidays I made my first purchase there: a Furby doll for my kids. I have come to deeply regret that purchase – the doll never.shuts.up and it has no off button (really!). But at least I know I got the best deal on it. The base price at Jet was cheaper than anywhere else, plus I had a coupon code, which means I was at least frugal when I sacrificed my sanity for my children’s short-term happiness.

I have visited Jet several times since then to find even more bargains. If you like to buy household staples online, Jet offers some significant savings. But you can also find great deals on toys, small appliances, and more.

6 Things You Should Know About Shopping at Jet

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How to Fight Fine Lines and Wrinkles Like a Pro

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I started using facial lotion with sunscreen and foundation with sunscreen when I was 22 years old. I’ve never smoked. Seldom drink. I began using Retin-A occasionally when I was in my 20s for acne. So I always assumed I’d be able to keep wrinkles at bay… but that’s not been the case. Pregnancy, time and hormone changes have brought wrinkles to my face and I just don’t like them. I decided to cast a wide net and ask people – not advertisers – what products or treatments they use to fight pesky lines and wrinkles. These are their responses.

Real responses for fighting real wrinkles.

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PINCHme: How to Get Free Samples of Products You Actually Want to Try

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We here at Bargain Babe love a good freebie. Best of all are freebies for products you’ve been itching to try but aren’t willing to take the plunge and purchase yet. Even in this age of generous return policies, buying a new product, only to find it doesn’t work for you, can be a total nuisance. It’s just one more thing to add to your to-do list.

At the same time, hunting for freebies is a major time-suck (that’s why we do it for you!). This is why I was so excited when PINCHme reached out to me to try their free sample subscription box.

Here’s how it works:

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Cooking for a Healthier You: Strategies to Improve Your Eating Habits

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It’s widely believed that cooking at home is more healthful than eating out at restaurants. However, home cooks can also contribute to unhealthful eating habits by adding a lot of salt and chemically altered fats to their food. Here are some steps you can take to cook more healthfully every day without sacrificing taste. You may never set foot in a high-calorie restaurant ever again.

Follow the Dinner Plate Rule

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The Value of Friendship

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Amy and I met at summer camp when we were kids, not much older than my daughter is now. I was shy and introverted, she was outgoing and popular. But somehow, we became – and stayed – friends over the years. Even though our lives took different paths, there was still a connection. Today, I found out Amy lost her year-long battle with cancer. I will never hear the smile in her voice, see her Facebook posts or text her again. It’s made me realize:

You can’t put a price on friendship.

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5 Things My Kids Have Cost Me

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I’ll be honest, I don’t have the easiest kids. My sister has been known to say, “God made them cute so we won’t kill them.” Which is certainly true in my case, though they may kill each other first. While I suspect that they do (secretly) love each other, and of course I love and adore them, parenting, from my perspective, is not for the faint-hearted.

Here’s what my kids have cost me over the years:

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