Love is getting cheaper. Valentine’s Day spending will drop 5% this year with jewelry, intimate apparel and dining out taking the biggest hits, according to market researcher IBISWorld. You may opt for homemade gifts this year, or you could find some great discounts to lower the cost of gifts. One source of V-day coupon codes is CouponChief.com. The site pays users who register and upload
Get six free Valentine’s Day cards from Stories By Everyone when you order by Feb. 1, 2009. There are nine different cards to choose from, including ones you can upload a picture onto. Many of the designs are child-oriented, but I found a design, above, that works for just about everyone I want to send a card to. To get the deal, set up an
Get 40% off one regular-priced item and 25% off frames at Michael’s through Jan. 31. Print the coupons here. Some caveats. Get a $25 restaurant gift certificate for $3 with promo code SUPER on Restaurant.com. Expires Jan. 31, 2009. Read the redemption rules carefully before purchasing. Macy’s rolled out an online Valentine’s-themed coupon today. Get free shipping and 10% off a watch or jewelry purchase
A Macy’s jewelry coupon got me thinking about Valentine’s Day. It seems a little early, but the holiday is 19 days away. So what are you thinking of getting your sweetie this year? How will the recession impact your decision? I am thinking of asking Hubby to agree to homemade presents. Not exactly ground-breaking, but it leaves plenty of room for sentimental gifts. I could:
I discovered yesterday that Kinko’s gives out free colored paper, but I am so used to jumping through hoops to get a freebie that I could scarcely believe the paper’s price tag was $0. It started when I decided to make flyers for Bargain Babe. I called my local Kinko’s – now called FedEx Office – to check if they were open on MLK day.
MSN Money suggests a few mini-splurges to make you feel rich in a poor economy, like buying a lipstick or bottle of wine under $25. Not bad, but not what I would spend my limited resources on. Here is what I would shell out for. A massage from students with rock bottom rates. It won’t be the best treatment ever, but in these days it