Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner for only $249.99 (refurbished with 6 month warranty from manufacturer) – new will set you back $599.
- Dyson’s Ball technology house components internally, reducing external clutter so you can clean right up to edges
- Radial Root Cyclone technology has been remodeled to maximize suction power
- Dyson cyclone technology captures more dirt and microscopic dust than any other cyclone vacuum
- Self-adjusting cleaner head automatically makes optimal contact even on hard floors
- Three tools included: Mini turbine head, combination tool, and stair tool
- Mini turbine head cleans pet hair and dirt from tight spaces, upholstery, stairs, and the car
- Combination tool has soft bristles for improved spot cleaning and gentle dusting
- Stair tool removes dirt and dust from corners and against vertical edges of stairs
- 6 month warranty; parts and labor guaranteed by Dyson
Veho 360° M5 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker only $59.99 – $149.99 list! Free Returns. Wireless speaker plays music from dual acoustic drivers via Bluetooth connection and has a built-in microphone.
Cuisinart Single-Serve Coffeemaker (SS700) is $89.99 for a factory refurbished unit (list is $279.99). Free shipping and returns.
At the touch of a button, the Cuisinart single-serve coffeemaker pours a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate brewed from single-serve coffee cartridges. The device’s fully programmable interface can dole out drinks in five different portion sizes, including an iced-beverage setting for hot days. Each drink draws from the 80 fl. oz. water reservoir, which can be easily removed for refilling or thank-you waltzes around the kitchen.
$6.99 for this wallet case for iPhone 4/4s, 5/5s, or 5c. Multiple colors available. Limit three per person additional two as gifts. Free Returns.
$6.99 for this color accent wallet for iPhone or Samsung Galaxy. Multiple colors available. Limit three per person; additional two as gifts. Free Returns.
Armarkat Classic Cat Trees. Multiple styles and sizes available from $79.99–$119.99 (list is up to $289). Some really tall trees here! Free Returns.
$119.99 for this Baxton Studio Dark Brown or Black Bonded Leather Storage Bench Ottoman ($379.99 list). Obviously the storage aspect appeals to me! Limit three per person; additional two as gifts.
$19.99 for an Aduro Liqua-Shield iPad Folio Case with Bluetooth Keyboard. Limit three per person; additional two as gifts. Free Returns.
Extreme Outback Small Country Lodge Doghouse is $64.99 ($170.77 value). Solid-wood peaked-roof house keeps pets dry and comfy with weather-resistant sealants and roof liners, asphalt shingles, and raised floors. Limit three per person; additional two as gifts. Free Returns.
Enjoy a mini-vacation yourself or have a nice place for family and friends to stay over the Holidays. Stay at the Amalfi Hotel Chicago with rates beginning at $105 for two and dates into March. Complimentary breakfast is prepared and served on each floor, so you don’t even have to get dressed (you can see how that would appeal to me).
Stay at Majestic Hotel in Chicago with rates starting at $65. Dates Available into March. Includes continental breakfast, free use of fitness center, 24 hr. coffee & tea service and cookies in the lobby each afternoon. I know people who pay more in rent and don’t get free breakfast or cookies…
1-Night Stay in King Suite for $99 with Optional Family Bowling Package at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Algonquin, IL
Stay at Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza Hotel in River North with rates starting at $79. Dates Available into March.
The Groupon Deal
$79 for one combo ticket to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark (up to $157.29 value at the gate, including all fees). Limit ten per person.
Three or Five Regular Extra Value Meals at McDonald’s (42% Off). Valid at the 17 locations listed – lots in Manhattan! Limit one per person; additional one as gift.
- $15 for three vouchers, each good for one regular Extra Value Meal ($25.77 value)
- $25 for five vouchers, each good for one regular Extra Value Meal ($42.95 value)
Groupon in Roscoe Village: $99 for 30-Minute Photo-Shoot Package with Print for Up to Four Subjects with Birkenheuer Photography ($550 Value). I can’t see a photo like this being used by JCP or Target studios. not that there’s anything wrong with that…