How to Survive Black Friday Shopping! (Plus, Win a $100 Visa® Gift Card to Grapevine Mills!)


Welcome, Good Morning Texas viewers!

If you’re new to my website, I’m glad you stopped by! Head over HERE and learn how you can save 40-60% on your groceries, household items, clothing, entertainment and more. It may seem overwhelming at first, but if you start slowly (and let me do most of the work for you), soon you’ll be Coupon Crazy, too.

The madness is upon us: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, crowded malls, HOT deals, long lines, bad customer service. Everyone join in now…

“It’s the MOST wonderful time of the year!”

Below you’ll find some tips to help your Black Friday shopping adventures be merry and bright (or at least bearable). Plus, scroll to the bottom and enter to WIN a $100 Visa® Gift Card to Grapevine Mills!

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Cents of Style: Over 100 Knit Winter Scarves just $7.95 Each w/ FREE Shipping! (Reg. $29.95)

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Check out Cents of Style’s BLACK FRIDAY deal where you can get Knit Winter Scarves for only $7.95 & FREE SHIPPING w/ Code BLACK

Choose from over 100 color/style options. Most of these scarves retail at $29.95, but for Black Friday (11/28/14 only), they will be $7.95 shipped.

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Best Buy Black Friday Prices are LIVE On-line!!! Doorbusters all Day Long!

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The Best Buy Black Friday deal are LIVE online! 

They’re only offering certain doorbusters all day long, so you’ll need to check back throughout day (in between turkey and pies!)

Some of my favorites…

Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Solo HD On-Ear Headphones $79.99 (Reg. $169.99)
Misfit Flash Activity Tracker $24.99 (Reg. $49.99)
Panasonic Electric Toothbrush $99.99 (Reg. $199.99)
Braun 7-790CC Shaving System $149.99 (Reg. $299.99)

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Target Black Friday Prices are LIVE On-line!!!

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Target Black Friday deals are LIVE!  Head over HERE and see what deals you can find…

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Walmart Black Friday Prices are LIVE On-line!!!

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Walmart has officially launched their Black Friday sale online.  Avoid the crowds and start shopping.  Some things are already selling out, so don’t wait!

I picked up this Nerf N-Strike Elite Spectre Rev-5 Blaster for the boys…

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And this Intex Queen Elevated Airbed with Built-In Electric Pump for the hubby….

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Hallmark: $5 Off $10 Purchase Coupon!

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Head over here, to get a coupon valid for $5 off a $10+ purchase of full-priced merchandise at any Hallmark Gold Crown store!

Expires 11/30/14.

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Best Buy: iPad Mini2 only $224.99! (Reg. $299.99)

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Best Buy has the iPad Mini 2 with WiFi and 16 GB in black or white for only $224.99 (Reg. $299.99) w/ FREE shipping or in-store pickup.

  • 7.9″ Retina Display with 2048 x 1536 resolution
  • Apple iOS 7
  • 16GB storage capacity
  • A7 chip with M7 motion coprocessor
  • Wi-Fi
  • 5.0MP iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording
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Family Christian Stores: Little People Nativity Set just $21.49! (Reg. $43)

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Hurry over to Family Christiam Store and get the Little People Nativity Set for only $21.49 (Reg. $42.99) Shipping is $3.98.

As a price comparison is selling for $42.99 on Amazon.


Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus share the stable with their animal friends in this Little People re-telling of the Christmas Story. Place the angel atop the stable to activate the light-up star and hear the holiday favorite “Away in a Manger” play.

The perfect size for little hands, the Little People nativity set is the perfect introduction to the story of the birth of Christ for young children. 

Set Includes:

  • Joseph
  • Mary
  • Baby Jesus
  • Stable
  • Angel
  • Three Wise Men
  • Two Donkeys
  • Donkey Cart
  • Camel
  • Sheep
  • Cow
  • Left and Right Stone Walls with Palm Trees
  • Hay Bale
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Lane Bryant: Black Friday Sale LIVE = 50% off Everything through 11/30!

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Lane Bryant launched their Black Friday Sale today and are offering 50% off sitewide when you use the promo code 3HOLDIDAYLB through 11/30/14.

Choose FREE in-store pickup or get FREEE shipping on any $75 or more purchase.

Sale is valid in-stores, too!


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Woot: Stainless Steel Cuisinart Cookware Sets as low as $99.99 (Reg. $425!)

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TODAY ONLY, Woot has the Cuisinart 11-Piece Cookware Set for only $99.99 and the Cuisinart 12-piece Cookware Set for $119.99.  Shipping is just $5. Hurry, other sets have already sold out!

As a comparison, a similar 12-piece Cuisinart Cookware Set is currently selling for $239.99 Amazon.

11-Piece Set Includes:

  • 1 – 1 Quart Covered Sauce Pan
  • 1 – 2 Quart Covered Sauce Pan
  • 1 – 2 Quart Steamer Insert
  • 1 – 3 Quart Covered Sauté Pan
  • 1 – 6 Quart Covered Stock Pot
  • 1 – 8″ Skillet
  • 1 – 10″ Skillet

11-Piece Set Includes:

  • 1 – 1 Quart Covered Sauce Pan
  • 1 – 2 Quart Covered Sauce Pan
  • 1 – 2 Quart Steamer Insert
  • 1 – 3 Quart Covered Sauté Pan
  • 1 – 6 Quart Covered Stock Pot
  • 1 – 8″ Skillet
  • 1 – 10″ Skillet

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(Thanks, Thrifty Texan!)



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Kohl’s: CHI Air Classic 1″ Flat Iron w/Bonus Thermal Glitter Mat Only $44.49 Shipped (Reg. $129.99)

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Kohl’s has this CHI Air Classic 1-in. Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron with Bonus Thermal Glitter Mat for $69.99 (reg. $129.99), plus use the promo code THANKS15 or YES2SAVINGS to save 15% bringing your total down to only $59.49 with FREE Shipping.

Even better, you’ll get $15 in Kohl’s Cash for spending $50…so it’s basically like you’re paying just $44.99!

As a comparison, it’s currently selling for $94.85 on Amazon.

(Thanks, Hip2Save!)

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The Children’s Place: Black Friday Sale LIVE = 50% Off Sitewide + FREE Shipping & Extra 20% Off!

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The Children’s Placeis has already started their online Black Friday deals (um, should we call it White Wednesday????) and now through November 28th, get 50% off everything sitewide and FREE shipping!

Plus, save an additional 20% when you use the code 4PB10FY20.

There are not exclusions, so that means this sale is good on sale and clearance items too!

Here are two good deals you can get…

Boys Jeans $9.75 *regularly $19.50
>> only $7.80 shipped after code 4PB10FY20





Girls Boots $14.98 *regularly $29.95
>> only $11.98 shipped after code 4PB10FY20



(Thanks, Thrifty Texan)
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Walgreens: FREE 8×10 Photo w/ FREE In-Store Pickup (Reg. $3.99)

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Upload your favorite pic to Walgreens Photo and score a 8×10 photo print (a $3.99 value!) when you enter code code: BIGPICFREE at checkout!

Be sure to choose FREE in-store pick up to save on shipping.

Offer valid through 11/29/14.



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