Black Friday Weekend Ads – Check Out the Best Deals Before You Head Out!

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Black Friday Ads

Before you head out shopping this Black Friday weekend, check out the store ads and make your plan to save the most money!

Amazon:

Best Buy:

Game Stop:

Groupon:

JCPenney:

Kmart:

Kohl’s:

Lowe’s:

Macy’s:

Sam’s Club:

Sears:

Sephora:

Staples:

Target:

T-Mobile:

Toys ‘R Us:

Ulta:

Walgreens:

Walmart:

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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The 2016 holiday gift guide is out and included are some fantastic gift ideas from 20 stores. You’ll find gift ideas perfect for any age, gender, and interest. The featured stores are:
* AT&T
* Avenue
* BH Cosmetics
* Brooks Brothers
* Charlotte Russe
* Eastbay
* Footlocker
* Gap
* Home Decorators Collection
* The Home Depot
* Horchow
* HP
* Kohl’s
* Lane Bryant
* Macy’s
* Maurices
* Microsoft
* Missguided
* Old Navy
* Verizon

Check out the gifts I suggested from the Microsoft Store:

Microsoft Gift Guide
Microsoft Gift Guide

You can view the entire 2016 Holiday Gift Guide here.

What are some of your favorite gift ideas this year?

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Achieve Your Goals with the Evolve Planner

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Evolve Planner

As you look towards the upcoming year, you are probably looking into tools to help you achieve your goals easier and more effectively. Andrea de Fraga, a professor at Columbia College, has designed a one-of-a-kind planner that lets you plan, manage, and achieve your financial goals as well as personal ones.

The Evolve Planner includes a monthly calendar, weekly schedule, goal visualizer, and spending plan. You’ll be able to set your goals and keep track of your progress through visualizing your goals, making a plan, and staying accountable.

Evolve Planner

Join Andrea de Fraga for a Facebook Live event on Tuesday, November 22 from 7-8 pm CST where she will share how the Evolve Planner can help you organize your life, make smart money decisions, track progress and achieve your goals.

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How can you get your own Evolve planner?

Support the Evolve Kickstarter campaign with a pledge as low as $25 to get your own Black or Ruby Red 2017 Evolve planner PLUS you’ll also receive the undated PDF version to start evolving right now!

 

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Zoomer, Equestria Doll & More in Amazon Lightning Deals Today

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Amazon Lightning Deals

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Starting at 8:05 AM PST/9:05 AM MST/10:05 AM CST/11:05 AM EST
Angry Birds Star Wars AT-AT Attack Battle Game
Disguise Miles Chrome Classic Toddler Miles From Tomorrowland Disney Costume Large/4-6
Voila Knock and Fall
Voila Roll-a-Saurus (green)
Voila Tea Set
Voila Fishing Game
Voila Crate of Fruit
Voila Pizza Playset
Voila Chop Chop Veggie Set
Voila Chop Chop Fruit Set

zoomer

Starting at 8:35 AM PST/9:35 AM MST/10:35 AM CST/11:35 AM EST
TX Juice LED Heliball – Patented Hand and Body Co…
BIG Power Worker Maxi Digger Excavator Vehicle
Little Treasures Baby House Miniature Laundry Playset
Little Treasures Toy Iron
Little Treasures Mini Laundry Pretend Play Set Toy for Kids role play
Little Treasures Booming Balloon Game Poke the Balloon Until it Clicks But Try Not to Pop it, This Game Keeps You on Your Edge, Fun Game
Lost Cities – The Card Game
Smoby Bon Appetit Electronic Roleplay Kitchen with 23 Accessories and Cooking Sounds, 38, Red
Sunny Days Entertainment Elite Force Army Rangers 5 Pack Figures Toy

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Starting at 9:35 AM PST/10:35 AM MST/11:35 AM CST/12:35 PM EST
Arshiner Wooden Toys Pound & Tap Bench with Slide out Xylophone
Klikko Wonderland Number Train Building Toy Set to Learn Match Concepts, 137 Piece

Turtle

Starting at 12:25 PM PST/1:25 PM MST/2:25 PM CST/3:25 PM EST
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles T-Machines Movie 2 Donatello in Trash Truck Diecast Vehicle

Starting at 2:20 PM PST/3:20 PM MST/4:20 PM CST/5:20 PM EST
DC Direct Justice League: Batman Action Figure
DC Collectibles Arrow (TV Show): Felicity Smoak Action Figure
Water Sports Chuck The Duck Party Pool Game
Fisher-Price Imaginext Captain Kid & Surf Board

Equestria GirlStarting at 5:00 PM PST/6:00 PM MST/7:00 PM CST/8:00 PM EST

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rainbow Rocks Roseluck Doll
Funko Dorbz: Adventure Time – Jake Action Figure
Original 3D Crystal Puzzle – Moon
Eureka Dr. Seuss Shapes Computer Paper
Fisher-Price Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates Treasure Snatcher – Jake
PLAYMOBIL Royal Dressing Room

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Staples Black Friday Deals

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Staples Black Friday deals are here! You are able to buy them online starting on Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving) and you can pick them up in store anytime on Friday, November 25. Their doors open on Friday, November 25 at 6 am. Don’t forget to sign up for a free Staples Rewards membership if you don’t already have one so you can earn rewards from your purchases. Here are just some of their hot deals:

Black Friday deals (Thursday-Saturday):

HP Laptop w/Intel Core i5, 14″ screen, 12GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, Win 10
$389.99 (save $250)

HP Laptop w/Intel Pentium, 15.6″ screen, 8GM RAM, 500GB hard drive, Win 10
$229.99 (save $190)

HP Laptop w/Intel Core i3, 15.6″ screen, 6GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, Win 10
$299.99 (save $170)

HP Laptop w/Intel Core i7, 15.6″ screen, 12GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, Win 10
$499.99 (save $280)

HP Desktop PC w/Intel i5, 12GB RAM, 1TB HDD
$399.99 (save $180)

Samsung 24″ Wide-Screen LED Monitor
$99.99

Kaspersky Internet Security (1 User)
(after instant savings and easy rebate)

Norton Deluxe Security Software, 5 Devices
$19.99 (after instant savings and easy rebate)

Canon PIXMA Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer
$29.99 (save $50)

Brother HL-L2320D Mono Laser Printer
$49.99 (save $50)

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera, Assorted Colors
$54.99 (save $15)

Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin-Pack Film
$19.99 or 2 for $35

Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7″ w/6GB Storage
$69.99 (save $50)

HP Envy 7640 Wireless All-in-One Printer
$99.99 (save $99.99)

Amazon Fire 8″ Tablet
$79.99 (save $50)

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 i5
$799 (save $200)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8″ Tablet
$129.99 (save $70)

Quicken Deluxe 2017
$44.99 (save $30)

Adobe Photoshop Elements 15
$59.99 (save $40)

Brother P-Touch PT-D600 PC-Connectable Label Maker
$49.99 (save $50)

2-days only (Friday-Saturday) – in store only:

Staples 8.5″ x 11″ Multipurpose Paper, 500 sheets/Ream
(after easy rebate)

Staples 8.5″ x 11″ Multipurpose Paper, 10-Ream Case
$9.99 (after instant savings and easy rebate)

HP Social Media Snapshots 25/Pack
$1 (save $8.99)

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My Little Pony, Paw Patrol & More in Amazon Lightning Deals Today

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Amazon Lightning Deals

The countdown to the holidays has begun! Now is a great time to start your holiday shopping (or finish it if you’ve already started) because every day between now and Christmas, Amazon will have some super HOT deals for toys, household products and more. New to this years Amazon LightningDeals, Amazon Prime members can begin purchasing items 30 minutes before the official start of select deals. Today’s Amazon Lightning Deals are brought to you by Living Chic Mom!

trumpet

Starting at 6:50 AM PST/7:50 AM MST/8:50 AM CST/9:50 AM EST
Fisher-Price My First Real Trumpet
Marvel Select: Abomination Action Figure
Aurora World Who Loves U Plush Pink 9
BrainStorm Bushido Kendama Samurai/Ronin Play Set (2 Pack) Emerald/Navy
LEGO Education DUPLO Multi Vehicles 6056673

wolvo-truck

Starting at 8:05 AM PST/9:05 AM MST/10:05 AM CST/11:05 AM EST
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Cutie Twisty-Do
Kaloo Perle Plush Toys Pink Hug Doudou
Aurora Plush 10 Dreamy Eyes Cow Maybelle
Bachmann Trains Snap-Fit E-Z Track 18 Radius Curved Track (4/card)

paw-patrol

Starting at 8:45 AM PST/9:45 AM MST/10:45 AM CST/11:45 AM EST
Dress Up America 12 Color Face Paint Safe & Non-Toxic Face and Body Crayons
Paw Patrol Activity Table Sets
SAM Labs Science Museum Inventor Kit
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Half-Shell Heroes Shellraiser Ride-On
Paw Patrol: All Paws on Deck with 20 Balls
Little Treasures Basketballs Shoot Hoop, Mini Basket Ball Game

pretend-fod

Starting at 9:30 AM PST/10:30 AM MST/11:30 AM CST/12:30 PM EST
Little Treasures Ball Shoot Basketball Game
Little Treasures Pretend & Play Rise and Shine Family Breakfast Playset for Kids
Little Treasures Mini Dinnerware Pretend Food Toy Play Set
Little Treasures Pretend and Play Little Tea Set
Little Treasures Kitchen Cooking & Serving Pretend Play Food Set
Little Treasures Cooking Kitchen

mlp

Starting at 12:20 PM PST/1:20 PM MST/2:20 PM CST/3:20 PM EST
The Original Slinky Brand Metal Slinky 3 Pack
My Little Pony Equestria Girls Sugarcoat Sporty Style Motocross Doll
Crack Open 2 Geodes and Explore Crystals with NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
DC Comics Multiverse Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Phantom Zone Superman Figure
PlayGo Baby Action Centre Crib Toy
BIOWORLD Pokemon Charmander Embroidered Snapback Cap Hat Blue

balls

Starting at 12:20 PM PST/1:20 PM MST/2:20 PM CST/3:20 PM EST
POOF Pro Gold Mini Sport Pack
SpongeBob Krabby Patty Flip Game Bath Toy
Rite Lite Judaica Design-A-Draydel Kit
Hot Wheels Star Wars Character Car Star Wars Rebels Chopper

dino

Starting at 1:40 PM PST/2:40 PM MST/3:40 PM CST/4:40 PM EST
Star Wars Pixel Pops Yoda
Bloco Toys Oviraptor Dinosaurs Toy

planes

Starting at 4:30 PM PST/5:30 PM MST/6:30 PM CST/7:30 PM EST
Disney Planes Stunt Blasters (2-Pack) Echo & Bravo
PLAYMOBIL Celtic Warrior with Campfire Playset

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Batman Toys, Avengers Playhut & More in Amazon Lightning Deals Today

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Amazon Lightning Deals

The countdown to the holidays has begun! Now is a great time to start your holiday shopping (or finish it if you’ve already started) because every day between now and Christmas, Amazon will have some super HOT deals for toys, household products and more. New to this years Amazon LightningDeals, Amazon Prime members can begin purchasing items 30 minutes before the official start of select deals. Today’s Amazon Lightning Deals are brought to you by Living Chic Mom!

crusher

Starting at 7:50 AM PST/8:50 AM MST/9:50 AM CST/10:50 AM EST
QIYO(TM) 250pcs Brain Flakes Snowflakes Plastic Interlock
Revell 1:25 69 Camaro Z/28
Roommates Rmk2287Gm Skylanders Giants Crusher And Prism Break Peel And Stick Giant Wall Decals

batman

Starting at 8:20 AM PST/9:20 AM MST/10:20 AM CST/11:20 AM EST
Bendaroos 3D Ocean Wonder Kit
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Heat Shield Batman 6 Figure
Rubies Marvel Universe Classic Collection Avengers Assemble Iron Man Costume Child Small

monster

Starting at 9:10 AM PST/10:10 AM MST/11:10 AM CST/12:10 PM EST
Monster High Vinyl Venus Figure
Extreem Hobby 2 x 2 x 1 Nano Quad Copter with 2.4 GHz Remote and Full Flip Capability Green

cars

Starting at 10:50 AM PST/11:50 AM MST/12:50 PM CST/1:50 PM EST
Disney/Pixar Cars Mater with No Tires and Lightning McQueen
Giant Stuffed Frog 60 Inches Soft 5 Foot Big Plush I Love

Starting at 11:10 AM PST/12:10 PM MST/12:10 PM CST/1:10 PM EST
PLAYMOBIL Royal Banquet Room

sponge-bob

Starting at 12:20 PM PST/1:20 PM MST/2:20 PM CST/3:20 PM EST
Bendon Inc. SpongeBob SquarePants- Imagine Ink Activity Book

avengers

Starting at 1:00 PM PST/2:00 PM MST/3:00 PM CST/4:00 PM EST
Disguise 83328L Pinkie Pie Deluxe Costume Small (4-6x)
Playhut Avengers Ball Pit

puppet

Starting at 2:20 PM PST/3:20 PM MST/4:20 PM CST/5:20 PM EST
Miniland Moogy Puppet
Jacobson Hat Company Permafelt Mountie
Banpresto Gin Tama 5.1 Toushirou Hijikata Figure Break Time

potato-head

Starting at 4:05 PM PST/5:05 PM MST/6:05 PM CST/7:05 PM EST
Hot Wheels Star Wars Luke Skywalker Character Car
Premium Blue, Green, and Gray Stackable Base Plates – 6 Pack 6
Playskool Friends Mrs. Potato Head Mermaid Story Pack

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How to Feed Your Holiday Guests on the Cheap

How to Feed Your Holiday Guests on the Cheap

As you prepare for Thanksgiving and other holiday gatherings with family and friends, you may want ways on how to entertain without blowing your budget. In Cameron Huddleston’s article, “How to Feed Your Holiday Guests on the Cheap” on GoBankingRates, we share tips on how to keep the cost of desserts down. Read some of the other ways you can save from other savings experts!

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Sand Table, Premium Big Briks & More in Amazon Lightning Deals Today

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Amazon Lightning Deals

The countdown to the holidays has begun! Now is a great time to start your holiday shopping (or finish it if you’ve already started) because every day between now and Christmas, Amazon will have some super HOT deals for toys, household products and more. New to this years Amazon LightningDeals, Amazon Prime members can begin purchasing items 30 minutes before the official start of select deals. Today’s Amazon Lightning Deals are brought to you by Living Chic Mom!

sand-table

Starting at 7:05 AM PST/8:05 AM MST/9:05 AM CST/10:05 AM EST
Arshiner Sand and Water Table with Beach Accessories for Kids

turtle

Starting at 8:05 AM PST/9:05 AM MST/10:05 AM CST/11:05 AM EST
VTech Roll and Learn Turtle
Monster High Freak du Chic Gooliope Jellington Doll
Disney Frozen Royal Color Change Anna Doll

tractor

Starting at 9:00 AM PST/10:00 AM MST/11:00 AM CST/12:00 AM EST
WolVol 3-in-1 Construction Bulldozer Dump Excavator Take-A-Part Truck Toy with Drill and Tools, Lights and Music, Bump and Go Action

maze

Starting at 10:30 AM PST/11:30 AM MST/12:30 PM CST/1:30 PM EST
Littlest Pet Shop Pet Pawsabilities Sunny Cougar
Funko Hikari: Star Wars – Darth Vader Matte Black
Disney/Pixar Cars The Radiator Springs 500 1/2 Die-Cast
4M KidzLabs Tractor Mecho Motorized Kit
Hape – Spring-a-Ling Wooden Bead Maze

mega-bloks

Starting at 11:40 AM PST/12:40 PM MST/1:40 PM CST/2:40 PM EST
PLAYMOBIL Lion Tournament Knight Play Set
UP IN & OVER Inflatable Helicopter Ball Pit
Mega Bloks First Builders Match ‘n Stack Animals Build
Paper Magic Eureka Dr. Seuss If I Ran The Circus Stickers
Aurora World Sea Sparkles Mermaid Plush Cristal 2
Aurora World Sea Sparkles Mermaid Plush Ruby

wagon

Starting at 12:05 PM PST/1:05 PM MST/2:05 PM CST/3:05 PM EST
LEGO Functions Power Functions Control Switch 8869
Aurora World Girlz Nation Plush Pink Snowy Owl
Aurora World Sea Sparkles Mermaid Plush Jewel Small
Minions Wagon Ride-On

premium-bricks

Starting at 4:55 PM PST/5:55 PM MST/6:55 PM CST/7:55 PM EST
Premium Big Briks Blue, Green, Red, and Yellow Baseplate Tower Construction Set – 96 Pack Bundle (Big LEGO® DUPLO® Compatible) – Large Pegs

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