How Do I Return A Gift To Amazon?

Many people have asked how to return a gift from Amazon. Some people are kind enough to include a packing slip or order number with their gifts. However, most of the time this is not the case. Did you know that you can return a gift to Amazon even if you don't have the receipt? Well, it's true and I know about it from first-hand knowledge. I received a gift over the holidays from a friend and wanted to return it for a different version. (The gift was a DVD and I wanted the Blu Ray with the digital … Read More »

Awesome XM Radio Deal!

I got a letter in the mail last week telling me my XM Satellite radio promotion was ending and my credit card will begin being automatically charged $12.95 per month to continue the service. There is no way I’m paying that! I want the XM radio discount that I have been getting – $77 per year. (When you add taxes and fees it comes to about $88 for a year of service.) This is for the XM Everything package, which includes all the channels except The Best of Sirius.

I have twice written about how to get great XM radio Read More »

Bloomingdale’s Sale – Up To 30% Additional Off!

Huge Bloomingdale's sale today. Get up to 30% additional off your total order.

This is a great way to save on denim brands like Not Your Daughter's Jeans, Joe's Jeans and Citizens Of Humanity. (Everyone has been looking for NYDJ sales lately!)

This sale ends tomorrow.

Discount XM Radio Subscription

The great $77 XM Radio deal is still going strong! I wrote in December about how you can get a year of XM radio for $77 and you can still get this offer. Check out my earlier XM Radio post for a walk-through on how to take advantage of this offer.

Remember that XM Radio and Sirius are now one company. You can get great coupons and deals for new radios and subscriptions at the Sirius coupons page on ShopGala.… Read More »

15% Off Storewide At Lord & Taylor

Take 15% off in stores with this Lord & Taylor printable coupon. Use it for regular and sale-priced merchandise. See coupon for restrictions. Expires May 11th, 2010.

Check out ShopGala's printable coupons section for lots of other coupons you can use at your local store.… Read More »

How To Email A Text Message

Have you ever wanted to email a text message (or SMS message, to be  to someone’s cell phone? Did you know that it’s free and you can do it to just about any cell phone? All you need to know is their 10-digit cell phone number and the service the person is using.

For example, if my friend’s cell phone is 617-555-1212 and they use Verizon Wireless, I can send them a text message via email by using the email address

Here is the list of the major US carriers and the email address you need to use to … Read More »

Red Sox “Miracle” Speech On Opening Day

Josh Sacco modified the Herb Brooks “Miracle” speech for baseball with the Red Sox playing the USA role and the Yankees playing the Russians. Josh became an internet sensation with his rendition of the speech on YouTube. The Red Sox brought him in for Opening Night last night at Fenway Park to give the speech live before the game. It is pretty funny.

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Lord & Taylor Coupons: 20% Off

Take 20% your entire order at Lord & Taylor through February 16th, 2010. Orders over $99 ship free! In addition, if you have a Lord & Taylor card you can get an additional 10% off. Use this discount to save money on Not Your Daughter’s Jeans and other denim brands or anything else you might need. Hurry, this offer ends tomorrow.… Read More »

Jewelry Coupons – Just In Time For Valentine’s Day!

With February 14th looming just around the corner, ShopGala has a ton of great jewelry coupon codes and discounts to save you money on your next purchase. Check out some of the offers available today: coupons – 20% off your order

Ross-Simons coupons – 25% off plus an extra 5%

Diamonds International coupons – $20 to $1000 off your order, depending on the order size

Abazias coupons – $25 off and free shipping on a $250+ order

Zales coupons – 10% off your order (expires tomorrow) as well as $50 off a $300 purchase and many more

These coupons … Read More » Allows You To Rent Textbooks!

How much money did you (or do you currently) spend on textbooks? I shutter to think of what the total is but I’m sure $3000 – $5000 is a fair guess for my meager 4 years of undergraduate work. I can’t even imagine what that number balloons to for people in graduate school. I’m sure it can easily run into the tens of thousands of dollars.

These days there are options out there to save you money. You can save some money and buy discount new textbooks from Barnes & Noble or Amazon. You could also buy used textbooks … Read More »