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By Dana Massing Erie Times-News staff blogger
I am a grandchild of the Great Depression and a survivor of more recent recessions. Through my grandparents and parents, I've learned to spend wisely and to save while still being able to live life well. I want to share my discoveries with you and hear yours.   Read more about this blog.
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Posts tagged ‘toy’
Posted: November 5th, 2012

Mattel is giving away toys and a $500 online shopping spree.

The Toy-a-Day Giveaway runs through Nov. 21. You can enter once per day if you’re a U.S. resident age 18 or older.

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One winner will be randomly selected for each day’s prize, according to the official rules. The daily prizes are toys that range in value from $24.99 to $200. Today’s is a Hot Wheels Wall Tracks Power Tower Track Set worth $44.99. Tuesday is a Little People Disney Princess Songs Palace valued at $50.

One person will get a $500 online gift code to use at or, according to the giveaway rules.

After I entered the first time, I received an e-mail that included an offer of 10 percent off my next online Mattel order.

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Posted: February 15th, 2011

Just heard from a coworker that Target is selling “Toy Story 3″ on DVD for just $9 through Saturday.

Great news for fans of Buzz Lightyear, Woody and the rest of the gang.

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