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The Frugal Black Friday Shopping Tips You Probably Forgot About

I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving! If you’ve been here for awhile, you might remember that last Thanksgiving/Black Friday was when I accidentally made over $500 from affiliate marketing and decided to finally get serious about making this blog something special. I could (and want to) wax nostalgic over the evolution of CHL this year, but now is not the time. Because now it is time to talk about how to save money on Black Friday. My mom was never a big Black Friday  ...

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My Favorite Cyber Monday Sales!

I remember when I was in single digits, coming home from Thanksgiving dinner at my grandparents’ house and driving past all the people camped out in their tents outside the local Best Buy, waiting for the doors to open at 3am for Black Friday sales. I remember thinking friends were crazy for going out that early to shop. Then came “Cyber Monday” when stores like Amazon put out great deals to make the Black Friday deals in brick and mortar stores look expensive. And then,  ...

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My Favorite Black Friday Deals – Instant Pots and More!

I sent this out to my subscribers earlier this week, but since I’ve had so many new subscribers (welcome to the Crunchy Hippie Life community!), I wanted to share this here! Instant Pot Deals I posted on the blog earlier this week about why I love my Instant Pot and how to score one for under $40 on Black Friday. The short version is this: Open a new Ebates account (get $10 automatically when you sign up through my link!). Use Ebates to shop on Kohls.com. The 6qt DUO Instant Pot is on  ...

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How to Save Big on Black Friday

It is no secret how much I love my Instant Pot and firmly believe everyone needs to own one. With Black Friday being this week, I did some shopping to take the guesswork out of finding the very best deals for this magical appliance. Here are the results: Kohls 7-in-1 6qt Instant Pot Save 15% ($12) with code SAVEBIG15. Get $15 back in Kohls cash. Save an extra 6% shopping through Ebates. Original price: $129.99 Sale price: $79.99 Pay = $67.99 (+ tax) – $15 Kohls cash = $52.99 –  ...

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