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  • artydoll
    artydoll Forumite Posts: 2,084
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    Just had delivered my free Breville pink electric kettle from Tesco direct sale was £35 now £22.50 paid with my tesco vouchers so free ,lovely little gift for my kitchen ,even if my other half dont like strawberry pink,I do.
    Earnings £245 in 2014:T thanks to swagbucks
  • angelcake89
    angelcake89 Forumite Posts: 102 Forumite
    17 boxes of moshi monster gelli baff for £16.32 it should have been £169.83 so saving of 90.5% near enough
  • lazysheep
    lazysheep Forumite Posts: 349
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    Best deal was this set, bought in the Boots 50% sale last year. Original RRP £12, £6 in sale and paid for with an old gift card that needed using up so actually paid £0.

    Several people may have received them this year..

    Overall savings on all gifts this year was 27% off RRP.
  • Shandygirl
    Shandygirl Forumite Posts: 236 Forumite
    I bought my son a case for his playstation vita from Cex it was 75p second hand,a brill stocking filler that protects his console from accidental damage thus saving me money in the long run!
  • judpudding
    judpudding Forumite Posts: 78
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    Pet bed from Dunelm. £19.99 with 30% off.
    Came to £13.99.
    It stated small on the bed but it is perfect for my chubby French Bulldog (the photo shows his happy face :)
  • Louiseoc
    Louiseoc Forumite Posts: 901
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    My best Christmas bargain was through Tesco clubcard boost, I bought my son a Hudl2 & Case, changed up £60 in vouchers which they x 2 and paid the remaining balance of £11! Today I nosed around the Tesco sale and purchased 6 rolls of wrapping paper for next year at £1 a roll, bought my son a Christmas onesie for next year reduced from £13 to £6 and socks reduced from £6 for 3 pairs to only £3. The total should have cost £172 and I only paid £26!
    Wins - Fairy, Case of Prime In 2023 win more than £2023/£70 Win Totals 2013 £3331 / 2014 £4815 / 2015 £3067 / 2016 £5617 / 2017 - 2022 £4036
  • room512
    room512 Forumite Posts: 1,412
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    edited 29 December 2014 at 7:35PM
    I was in Sainsburys looking at the toys and noticed people grabbing things from the shelf in front of me so I grabbed the last box and it was a Science Museum Space ball. It was originally £20.00, then £13.00, then £6.00 and I paid £2.00! So I saved 90%!
  • milocat
    milocat Forumite Posts: 175
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    I bought myself a Topshop coat from this season for £3!

    I was in the local PDSA and came across a gorgeous green woolen knee length coat with gold buttons (total dream) and then saw the price and they were asking £24.

    I looked it over again and noticed a rip in the lining and also that the previous owner had torn the shoulder. So I took it to the til ready to pay for it, thinking maybe I could fix it, no big deal, and showed them the damage. The woman behind the til took it away. I asked where it was as I still wanted to buy it, then the French manager came back out with it and said I could have it for £3. I was so chuffed. Took it home, got out my needle and thread, fixed up my coat, and now I've spent my Christmas all snuggly and warm.
    Laura 20.08.14 ♡ Ivy 05.07.13
    "...within me there lay an invincible summer."
  • tttJay
    tttJay Forumite Posts: 1,977
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    edited 29 December 2014 at 6:22PM
    3165980_R_Z005A_UC17589924?$TMB$&wid=332&hei=370We just got ourselves a new Samsung cleaner from Argos - £199.99 reduced to £99.99....I used £90 of L2S vouchers I had earned through the year, so we got a £200 vacuum for £9.99, a great bargain
    Our Granddaughter, Caitlin Freya is now 7 years old :), growing up to be a lovely young lady and our Grandson, Findlay Ewan is 3 years old and still a lovable bundle of mischief :) one of each, how perfect

  • [Deleted User]
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    old spice 100ml gift set with body spray for £1.99 the aftershave is usually about £8.was i suspect a miss price in mr t's i went back and got 2 more should last me most of 2015,sorry no pic and receipt is long gone
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