After Christmas Shopping Tips

Reynolds Aluminum Foil

 ’Tis the season for Christmas left overs and 75% off!  We all know that Christmas decor is on clearance now that the holiday has passed, but what else can you score on the cheap this week? -Clothing is the most returned gift, so while you’re returning that Rudolph seater with the blinking nose Nana gave you scope [Read On]

Merry Christmas to You Frugal Fans, See You in 2014!


The Discount Dame wants to wish you a Merry Christmas and let you know that I will be on a much-needed vacation until January 3rd.  Enjoy all of the great after Christmas sales, but more importantly enjoy these last few days of 2013 with those you love.

Happy Thanksgiving!


*The soft cheer of the Macy’s Day parade wafts in from the front room, The Discount Dame is standing at the kitchen counter in her apron* Happy Thanksgiving guys & dolls!  This year I am thankful for my God, my wonderful little family, and all of you who read and support me here at [Read On]

A Message from The Discount Dame


The Discount Dame is re-cooperating,  re-grouping, and re-charging while she nurses her turkey hangover with coffee and shopping today. Enjoy your Black Friday and remember, more deals are on their way this holiday season, if you don’t get it today you will survive, promise!

Daily Deal: Intex Krystal Clear Solar Pool Cover

Pools are fun…unless they make you feel like a member of the Polar Bear Club!  Warm up your pool, be it kiddie or in ground for less.

Daily Deal: Summer Infant Tiny Diner

I have one of these and up until about a year ago my son used it constantly.  At home, in restaurants, it really is one of those baby products that is worth its weight in gold!

Daily Deal: 80′s Style Wayfarers (12 Pack)

“I wear my sun glasses at night…” Now that song is stuck in my head, it’s going to be along day.

Daily Deal: Infant Tubside Seat

When I saw this seat I smacked my forehead with my palm.  Where has this seat been all my sons life!  No more sitting on the bathroom floor getting soaked at bath time for me! Yipee…yeah, it’s the little things that bring so much joy as a mom.

Daily Deal: Swim Set – Dora The Explorer

Encourage under water exploration with this adorable Dora set…this would make a great incentive for a little gal to learn how to swim!

Back to School Bargains This Week

Back to School Bargains

Here is a snapshot of the stores with the best prices on back to school supplies this week: Meijer Sales [ ] 2 Pocket Folder – $0.15 With or Without Prongs ~ Limit 30 [ ] Elmer’s Glue, 4 oz or School Glue Sticks, 2 ct – $0.50 Limit 10 [ ] Bic Round Stick [Read On]

Daily Deal: olly Jumper Auto Seat Back Protector – 2 Pack

Keep your seats looking fresh, and little feet from getting in trouble for less!

Daily Deal: Tube of 100 8″ Premium Glow Stick

Who needs 100 glow stick bracelets?  A better question is who doesn’t!  Great for camping, slumber parties, and more you won’t find a lower price than this plus they are offering ten additional bracelets FREE!

Daily Deal: Intex 117-by-76-by-53-Inch Rainbow Ring Pool Play Center

Are you ready to turn into a tot hot spot?  If you order this Rainbow Ring Pool with Play Center you will be.  So bust out the juice boxes and Cheerios!

Daily Deal: Silk Hibiscus Straws

Put those little umbrellas to shame!  No luau is complete without these straws.  

Daily Deal: nfant Secure Surround Play Safe Play Yard

This is a good deal on a must have for the proud parent of a crawler…or the proud parent of a furry child**aka a dog, not a very hairy kid

FREE Slurpee Today at 7 Eleven!


 On July 11th, also known as 7/11 head to your local 7 Eleven and grab yourself a FREE small size Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., while supplies last.

Daily Deal: Inflatable Alligator Ring Toss Game

In or out of the pool this little alligator will keep kids busy.  It would also work great for a kids party game.

Daily Deal: Summer Infant Deluxe Infant Travel Bed

Traveling with baby can be a challenge, but whether your camping or staying at a five-star resort this summer you’re going to want to pack this nifty portable bed!

FREE Chick-fil-A July 12th 2013!

eat more chicken

The time has come to bust out your cow-spotted apparel and leave your wallet out to pasture! It’s Cow Appreciation Day aka FREE Chick-fil-A Day! Hit your local Chick-fil-A on Friday, July 12th,  and get a FREE meal if you’re  fully dressed as a cow! “Guests dressed “head-to-hoof” in cow attire will be given a [Read On]

HUGE Back to School Supply Sales!

Back to School Bargains

Looking for the best deal on back to school supplies, goodies, and more?  Look no further doll! Dollar General Sales [ ] iMagine Pencil Sharpener – $0.50 [ ] iMagine Coloring Pencils, 12 ct – $1 [ ] DG Mini Stapler with Staples – $1 Kmart Sales [ ] RoseArt Crayons, 24 ct – $0.25 [Read On]

Daily Deal: Water Blasters

My friend Desiree is a genius!  She had these out at the family camp out she hosted and not only did the kids love them, the parents did too!  Why?  Because we didn’t have to keep refilling them like water guns, the kids could do it themselves leaving us free to relax.  

Deal of the Day: Summer Party Kit

Hosting a summer get together?  Here is the ultimate favor kit for a great price.

Freebie Time!

20 Freebies

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July, keep the celebration going with these fantastic freebies! 1 - All This For A King by David Crowder Band 2 - Matador Intended Play 2013 3 - How To Cook from Scraps by Higher Read 4 - How To Work for Yourself by Bryan Cohen 5 - Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know by Hamilton [Read On]

Happy 4th of July Girls and Boys and Happy Birthday America!


  Happy 4th of July Girls and Boys and Happy Birthday America! You may be turning 237 Land of the Free  but you don’t look a day over 172! You might notice a lack of deals today, well dear that’s because I’m at the fireworks show. Check back tomorrow for all of the usual goodies [Read On]

100 Wedding Favor Bags $4.15 + Free Shipping!

Wedding Favor Bags Cheap

Having a candy buffet at your wedding or looking for favor bags?  This is the best deal I’ve found!

Faux Crystal Knife and Server Set, $4.00 + $2.77 shipping!

inexpensive cake cutting set

Okay, okay, I have a bit of wedding fever…

12 Flickering Candle Set Runs on Batteries $5.35 + Free Shipping

cheap flame less candles

Whether your afraid of fire like my mother, your wedding venue won’t allow real flames, or you just prefer the flicker; the price on these flame-less candles can’t be beat!

Toys R Us One Day Sale: Pools, Slip’n Slide, Games, and More $4!!!

Toys R Us $4 Deal

Toys R Us is having a one day sale on these items: Pink and Blue Pools Wham-O Slip N Slide Wave Rider Beyblades Battle Single Tops Chutes & Ladders and Gator Golf These are only available “while supplies last” and are going to move pretty fast if past one day sales are any indication!

20 Freebies For Summer & 4th of July!

20 Freebies

Temperatures are rising here in California, I’m staying cool indoors today and hunting for freebies! 1 - Breathe Right Nasal Strips 2 - Sandy Wipes 3 - 10 Mealtime Devotions from Adventures in Odyssey 4 - Donald and Goofy 4th of July Coloring Page 5 - 4th of July Coloring Pages 6 - Georgiana Darcy’s Diaries by Anna Elliott 7 - Ultimate Bluegrass MP3 8 - Cetaphil [Read On]

Beer Bottle Opener Ring + Free Shipping

beer bottle opener ring

For the party animal on your list…

Engagement Ring Ice Cube Tray with FREE Shipping!

Engagement Ring ice Cube Tray

My sweet & talented sister-in-law is getting married next year and I think some ring-shaped ice cubes might make an appearance at her bridal shower. Discount Dame Fact:  The Discount Dame logo is the original art work of my sister-in-law, girls got talent!

Cell Phone Windshield or Dash Mount Under $5 Shipped

phone holder

This is a neat looking mount to help keep you phone handy and hands free.

Yellow Rubberized Case for HTC Evo 4G Phone with FREE Shipping!

yellow evo case

My hubby’s Evo is about to get a makeover…

Armband for Apple iPod Touch 3rd Generation & iPhone 3G 3Gs $3.00 + Free Shipping

iphone arm band free shipping

I saw this and thought of all my MOPS pals in the King City Running Club

Blue Bling Crystal Peacock Case for Apple Iphone 4 and 4s with Free Shipping

peacock phone cover

How pretty is this peacock phone cover?  Love it, almost makes me wish I had an iPhone…almost #PC  

20 Freebies to Start Your Weekend Off Right!

20 Freebies

Rough week?  Well lets switch gears and get you ready for a fun filled weekend!  Grab these great freebies while they last and get pumped for the first official weekend of summer. 1 - Lysol Touch of Foam (Available to Select Areas) 2 - Apple 2013 Summer Camp 3 - Ice Cream Social Party Pack Printables 4 - Potty Break [Read On]

Waterproof Case for Kindle, Camera, iPhone and More UNDER $2 with FREE Shipping!

Water Proof tablet phone cover

I’m grabbing one of these to take to my sons swimming lessons…my greatest fear is water+my Kindle!

SODIAL(TM) Red / Earphone jack accessory / Bow Dust Plug / Ear Cap / Ear Jack For iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch / 3.5mm

phone bow accessory

I want I want gimme gimme!  How cute & kitch is this little red bow for your cellphone?  You can’t beat the price at $1.13 + Free Shipping either!

Apple iPhone 4 & 4S Snap-on Hard Case Rhinestone Cover “Pink Ribbon on Silver” Design

pink bow iphone cover

Okay, the black version of this from a couple of days ago was cheaper…but I know some of you just love pink so I had to share this sparkly pink and crystal phone case for $7.43 that comes with FREE Shipping on orders over $25.

Universal UniSuction 360 In-Car Windscreen Suction Holder Mount $3.55 + Free Shipping

cell phone holder

If I had a penny for every time I’ve wished for one of these holders while in the car trying to follow my phone’s GPS I’d have at least a dollar!  …Maybe I should have used quarters for that analogy…

Rhinestone Protector Case for Samsung Galaxy S II Under $5 Shipped!

sparkly black phone cover

At $4.59 + Free Shipping this sparkly number appeals not only to my frugal tendencies but to my inner girly-girl!

Portable Solar Battery Charger For Mobile Phone, Digital Camera, iPod, MP3 and MP4 Devices Under $10 + Free Shipping!

solar phone charger

Everyone knows I am terrible about keeping my cell phone, Kindle, and laptop charged…I’m sitting at Starbucks right now under a blaring speaker because Edna (my laptop) is dead and I must have it plugged in to share this deal with you…oh the irony!  Never be slave to a plug in again with this solar [Read On]

Happy Father’s Day!

Fathers Day

It’s Father’s Day and I’d like to send a special thank you out to all the great dads in the world including my own and my husband!  What are you getting your dad?  Your hubby?  Baby Daddy? My hubby is getting a back scratcher and a tie from our son…but can you guess what he’s [Read On]

Kindle Fire $159.00 with Free Super Saver Shipping!

Kindle deal

Check out this awesom deal on a Kindle Fire 7?, LCD Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB!  It’s on sale for$159.00 plus it ships FREE with Super Saver Shipping!  I LOVE my Kindle Fire, if you don’t have one you’ll want to scoop this one up fast before the price goes back up!

Father’s Day Freebies & More!

20 Freebies

You don’t have to break the bank to celebrate dad, especially now that I’ve shared these 20 dad friendly freebies with you. 1 - Father’s Day Banner 2 - Father’s Day Coloring Sheets 3 - Father’s Day Coupons 4 - Scotch Brite Magnets 5 - Beyond Ordinary: When A Good Marriage Isn’t Good Enough by Justin and Trisha Davis 6 - Betty [Read On]

6/16 Sunday Insert preview West Coast (CA)

retro woman winking

Wondering which coupons are heading your way this weekend? I have the skinny on the 6/16 Sunday Insert preview for the West Coast: SS 6/16 Air Wick $1/1 Scented Oil mega or triple refill (7/14/13) Air Wick Free Scented Oil base warmer unit wyb Scented Oil twin refill up to $1.19 excludes free item packs (7/14/13) [Read On]

FREE Chilli’s Flat Bread *No Purchase Necessary*

Click on the red button above that reads “Get Your Free Flatbread Entrée” to print out your coupon.  HURRY, these are going FAST!

New Coupons June 14th 2013

couple in pool

It’s time to fire up that printer and start saving!  I love all of the great drink coupons that have come out today.  The days are getting warmer and warmer and as I sit outside watching my son at his swimming lessons I could really go for an iced coffee, some lemonade, or my new [Read On]

Custom Photo Mailing Stamps

diy custom stamps

Okay, I had to share this.  I haven’t seen these before have you?  What a cute idea!  Custom mail stamps!  These would be great for birthday invites, engagement announcements, weddings, showers, etc.

Sterling Silver Freshwater White Pearl Earrings

cheap pearl studs

There is nothing classier in my book than pearls.  Grab these Sterling Silver Freshwater White Pearl Earrings with Push Back 6mm  for $0.01 + $4.49 shipping.  Can you believe that?  These would make a great Bridesmaid gift!

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