I don’t know about yall, but these days, I buy a lot of stuff online. It is totally convenient and much to my husbands demise, it is a quick and easy way to get some retail therapy.
This Christmas, I did a TON of shopping online. In fact, everything I purchased for CT3, I got online with the exception of two shirts.
I don’t know how I came up with this idea, but before I checked out and paid for everything I was getting, I would go to google and google the company’s name and the word promo or coupon code.
Get this. For EVERYTHING I was shopping for, I found codes online that gave me some sort of discount. There was not one thing that I paid shipping for and most of them, I managed to get a little extra off on.
Let me show you this example. Last week I returned CT3’s Crocs I ordered him for Christmas and got him the ones below instead. The shoes were $59.99 and then with taxes and shipping added in it came to around $67.18.
What did I pay??
A savings of $24.19!!
Here was my invoice:
Basically, I had a coupon code for a $5 off so I plugged that in and clicked apply. After I googled the coupon code request, it gave me a bunch of sites. I clicked around on those, found 3 or 4 codes, and plugged them in. A few of them had expired, but two of them worked. One of the codes gave me an additional 20% off and the other gave me free shipping. After all of that, I saved almost $25!!!
I will say, it doesn’t work all of the time and sometimes I had to click to a few different websites to find valid codes to try. All in all, when it does work, its a great feeling and its awesome to be able to save a few extra dollars all from the comforts of your living room!!
Moving on to my next topic, my friend Lindsey forwarded me this deal of the day. I don’t know if it will work or not, but I’ll let you know. Basically, there was a 24 hour time period where you could pay $10 and get a $20 Amazon gift card. A 50% savings.
If you try the savings thing, let me know how it goes!!