Here’s a fantastic deal on outdoor photography, with your choice of five locations: Lilacia Park, Cantigny Gardens, Botanic Gardens, Lincoln Park and Buckingham Fountain. Perfect settings for anniversary/wedding/engagement/graduation shots…well, you can choose the occasion. $19 for an Outdoor Photo Shoot with Prints and E-view CD from Portrait Scene ($218 Value).
Our favorite movie Groupon is back! Pay $5 to the Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton (Whole Foods plaza) for a movie ticket covering a wide selection of new releases and cult classics that are projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables. Eat in style! They also have an online reservation system where you pay $1.50 and reserve a seat to the newest hot release ’cause yes, this deal is valid for ALL movies. You can buy multiples of this deal – I’ve gone up to ten.
Mini-Golf and Batting-Cage Outing for 2 Adults, or Birthday Party for Up to 12 Kids at Wilderness Falls (Up to 51% Off). Nice place – we’ve played mini-golf here before.
Admission for Two or One-Year Individual or Family Membership to the International Museum of Surgical Science. Sounds creepy as heck – the kids’ll love it…
This Schticky 3-Piece reusable lint roller set Groupon just appeared! Get the 3-piece set for only $9.99 (list 19.99). if you’ve ever grabbed the lint roller on the way out the door, only to realize you’re on the last sheet with no refill… Great deal for those of you with canines or felines with fur – not like those wonderful Yorkiepoos of mine! Limit three per person; additional two as gifts. Shipping is $2.99 for orders under $15; free for $15+.
$29.99 for an Amore Crystal Flat Iron in Black or White ($200 List Price). Free Shipping and Returns. Couldn’t you see this as a panini-maker? No sense in a one-purpose appliance, right? I like the free returns part – can’t get stuck if things don’t work out.
$1,599 for a Round-Trip Chartered Flight to Mackinac Island for Up to Five People from MidWest Air Link ($3,995 Value). Now this would make for part of a very-cool wedding/honeymoon package!
Four or Eight Bollywood Groove Cardio-Dance Classes at Bollywood Groove (Up to 51% Off). Choose from five locations and two option packages. If you’ve ever watched any Bollywood musicals, you’ll know exactly what they’re talking about. People are just milling around a market, mall, street, etc. and BAM! they all burst into song and dance! I’ll admit that the first time for me was a wtf moment, but now I enjoy ‘em immensely.
Flora by Gucci Gorgeous Fragrance – $52.99 ($70 list). Free shipping. Says it has notes of gardenia…
It says the author of The Potty Caddy is Rachel Gordon, but I suspect it’s not the same MUM. Get half-price vouchers for bargain books from BookCloseOuts.com with this online Groupon I found under LA deals. Although shipping is not included, you can use the value of the voucher towards it. Discounted, new books run the gamut from fiction and political science to music and gardening. Stock up on beach/pool books and you won’t have to worry about lotion on a library book. Limit one per person; one additional as gift.
Groupon Travel has this eight-day London and Paris vacation special. See Europe’s Most Storied Landmarks in London and Paris with Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tours. Prices start at $1,699 (41% off). I’d like this vacation – no water involved! But if you really want the water, check out their other travel deals for Cancun, Atlantic City Boardwalk, etc.
But a waterpark is a whole other story!
$10 for water-park admission for two (up to a $16 value)
$16 for water-park admission for four (up to a $32 value)
Limit one per person; additional two as gifts.
Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center in Mundelein has an admission package for two for $13 on livingsocial. Package includes lazy river, three water slides, water climbing wall and dedicated tot area. Parking and use of lounge chairs is free. Limit three vouchers per person.
$89 for 60-minute Aveda lavender massage & 30-minute custom jojoba-infused facial ($185 value)
$59 for a 60-minute Aveda lavender massage (a $120 value)
$49 for Aveda orange-coriander express mani-pedi w/ take-home pure-fume ($100 value)
Limit five per person; one additional as gift. Wow, that’s a high number of vouchers you could buy – no wonder they’ve already sold over 1,000.