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Sunday, September 6, 2009
I love KMART and here is why...
Let me first start off by letting you know I had the most AMAZING day yesterday.
As you know, Kmart had double coupons once again yesterday. My husband was not interested in taking me over there as it is not a close drive(read about my last trip here). I convinced him we would be in that area in the morning and can stop in( I said I would be quick). So we did our other errands in the morning and then got to Kmart around 12:45pm. We started doing some shopping,but most of the good stuff( the items that would be FREE) were gone. Then over the loud speaker the manager says" Blue light special: ALL Patio furniture 90% off for 1 hour Only". We heard this and my husband was interested to see what they had. So I continues shopping and he headed over to the garden center. He called my cell a minute later and said "You need to come over here NOW- there are some great sets". There were two FULL Sets as well as tons of other Patio Pieces.I rushed over( as well as a few other couples in the store). We were the third in line to speak with the manager on picking what set we wanted. OK 90% OFF- YES, 90% OFF the original price. We ended up with the Martha Stewart Costa Mesa Patio Set.
We were able to buy 6 chairs, the table and umbrella. We also bought two matching lounge chairs and two end tables. Now, I was not planning to spend a lot on Patio Furniture, but 90% off. Once we figured out what 90% off came out to- WE WERE SHOCKED. The table was originally $179.99, now I did the math in my head and was like "NO WAY THIS TABLE IS ONLY $17.99". The manager could not even believe it as we were ringing up.
There were 3 other families that got the same deal as us. One of the other families said they read about the 90% off deal and that's what brought them over. We had no idea, that is what makes this deal even better. My husband is not a Kmart lover, but I think I changed his mind =)
Our Total was $85 for EVERYTHING. This is a BRAND NEW set, if you look on-line, The 6 chairs are on sale alone for $126. I think we got the deal of the MONTH. Right place, Right time. This "blue-light" special was only for an HOUR, so we definitely got very lucky.
P.S.- I did get to finish my double coupon shopping, but only bought about 10 items!
Then of course last night ended with a BIG GATOR FOOTBALL WIN.
I hope everyone is having a FANTASTIC LONG WEEKEND, I know I sure am. Enjoy!