I can’t think of a day during the year that makes me happier than Thanksgiving Thursday. Being around family and friends, stuffing my face with turkey, watching a few football games and kicking back a few glasses of beaujolais is what I consider a perfect day. I swear it’s not because my birthday sometimes falls on Thanksgiving. (I could use some new sweaters if anyone is not sure what to buy me this year).
While I think most people share the same sentiment, it seems that Black Friday holds as much, if not more symbolic value than the actual Thanksgiving holiday itself. Why anyone would enjoy dealing with congested parking lots, long lines at the cash register and boisterous crowds in the hopes of uncovering a great savings opportunity at a favorite store is beyond my comprehension. But then again, I pretty much feel this way about shopping during any time of the year. As far as I’m concerned, there is no need for me to ever step food inside a store again when I can purchase almost anything that I want online. And when I discover new products or services that enhance my online shopping experience and I can save money along the way, I know that it becomes increasingly unlikely my wife will ever be able to coax me into ever going to a mall again. That is exactly what a new site and App I recently discovered called Coupon Mate.
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While I’m typically not a coupon clipper, I’m all about making the process of saving money as simple as possible and that’s exactly what CouponMate offers. With over 100,000 stores and more than 765,000 coupons to choose from, all you need to install the extension for the app on your computer and when you are shopping online at your favorite store or brand, you’re able to access all the coupon codes available right from the retailer website you are on. In fact, with a select number of stores, the extension will automatically apply the best code for your cart at the click of a button. It’s that simple. In fact, we gave it a try with the BestBuy.com site and saved 20% on a Nutri Bullet juicer!
I also checked for coupons at another one of our favorite stores, Target, and found over 26 today that my family could redeem. The other cool element to the site is that you can install it on your chrome browser and CouponMate will alert you whenever there are new coupons available at your favorite online store. Honestly, with the help of Coupon Mate, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be saving on online purchases at your favorite stores. So take my advice, sleep in on Black Friday or Cyber Monday and start your holiday shopping with the help of CouponMate.com!


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. However all opinions are 100% my own.