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FAB Deal !!! Have you heard of the daily deal sites?

Organic Fred Monkey you can get for FREE at Gilt Groupe!

Daily deal sites are the newest thing on the web offering a new "boutique" or "event" every day or every few days. They feature products from well-known designers as well as up-and-coming designers at steep discount prices, often 60-90% off.

These daily deal sites will often offer a merchandise credit just for joining. They also often have coupon codes available to score even more of a discount. I personally have gotten free or practically free merchandise recently! My favorite 'daily deal' score is a new pair of Reebok gym shoes for my husband.... $7.95 including shipping. Don't be scared of all the high-priced merchandise, these sites usually offer a good mix of prices - you may just have to wait for another "boutique" to open to spend your credit and get a great deal on something you want or need!

**Gilt Groupe is a new site to me and they are offering a $20 credit just for joining. Click HERE ~you must sign up through this link to get your free credit~ and start shopping. Looks like the $20 credit will expire on 12/10 so that should give us enough time to find something great. Here are some examples:

Original Penguin Boys Kids Tee $14 + $7.95 shipping = $21.95 - $20 credit = $1.95!
Creative Toy Shop Cardboard Toys starting at $13 + $7.95 shipping = $20.95 - $20 credit = .95!
miYim Organic Toys and Gifts starting at $9 + $7.95 shipping = $16.95 - $20 credit = FREE!


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