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Win $25 Gift Certificate In Our Shopping Tip Contest

Just let us know about a good deal in town in the comment section below and maybe you'll be this week's winner.

Each week from now until the end of the year, we're running a shopping tip contest.

All you need to do is offer a shopping tip in the comment section below and we’ll pick a winner at random each week.

Shopping tips can include sales or deals on anything: from supermarket bargains to sales on holiday gift items. And although we hope to find out about sales at local small businesses, large chain store deals are fine too.

Each Friday, we’ll announce a new winner, as well as list all of the great deals that were submitted to help you with your shopping.

For this week’s contest, all entries must be received by noon on Thursday, Dec. 8 (Eastern Time). This week’s prize: A $25 gift certificate to the  restaurant in Somerville.

Please note: This contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. You may enter as many times as you like. All winners will be selected in a random drawing. Click here for complete Official Rules.

(This contest and article are being shared on the following Patch sites: South End, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Somerville, Medford, and Malden.)

stevestroud December 06, 2011 at 02:51 PM
Keep your eye on Groupon and similar web-based coupon sites. You can buy any of them as gift certificates for friends and family.
Richard Carle December 07, 2011 at 02:54 PM
Shop local, and then online. Avoid national chains. there are wonderful stores in Arlington and Somerville.
rosanna December 07, 2011 at 04:18 PM
If you are not a fan of The Krazy Coupon Lady on facebook, you should be!! "Like" her website and you will receive postings of fantastic deals like magazine subscriptions for 3.99/year, top sellers that are a really good deal and until when...this website is great...she does the work, you reap the benefits!! Happy Shopping...
Christina December 07, 2011 at 11:19 PM
1. Check out couponcabin.com for promo codes or printable coupons for stores you plan on hitting up. I can always find a 15% off banana republic or gap (off your total, not one item!) and 20% on macy's or kohl's... 2. Check your credit card's website. A lot of cards offer gift certificates to big name stores at 10% off. If I know I'm going to buy presents at Crate & Barrel, Nordstrom, Gap... I always order a gift card to use. A 100 dollar gap card is 90 and then shave 15% off of the bill with the printable coupon you can always find online and boom - 100 bucks of Gap stuff for 76.50!
Mark Micheli December 08, 2011 at 05:24 PM
Thanks for all the shopping tips. The contest for this week has ended and no no more submissions can be made. We'll announce this week's winner, along with a comrehensive list of great shopping tips, tomorrow morning after the random drawing. Mark Micheli Boston Regional Editor, Patch

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