Aug 232018

HP Giveaway (Laptop & 5 – $50 Gift Cards), Promo Code and Rebate Offers – Giveaway ends 8/24/18

Disclaimer – this post is sponsored and contains affiliate links…which means an FCS Team Member may be compensated.

We’re fans of HP products – Laptops and Desktops – we have both.  And right now – the Back to School Sale is happening at HP (Hewitt Packard)…because, yes, it’s that time of the year again (of course, Christmas isn’t too far off either, if you’d care to think ahead).

There are savings to be had in the form of promo codes and Rebates.  And, YES, the savings are STACKABLE!

Let’s start with you having the chance to win an HP Spectre X360 Convertible Laptop or one of the 5 – $50 Gift Cards. is giving away an HP Spectre X360 Convertible Laptop and 5 – $50 Gift Cards to support the Back To School sale happening at HP!

Giveaway runs thru Friday, August 24th at 11:59 PM ET – plenty of time for you to still enter.  To enter simply go {here}(opens in a new window/tab).

More Giveaway Details

  • One (1) Prize Winner will receive an HP Spectre X360 Convertible Laptop and Five (5) Prize Winners will receive a $50 Gift Card from HP.
  • Enter the giveaway by heading to the HP page on and submit your email address on the form at the top of the page.
  • Winners will be chosen through a lottery drawing and notified on Monday (8/27) via the email address you used to enter.
  • See complete Official Rules for entry instructions, full prize descriptions, restrictions and other important details.

Would you like to save some money on an HP Laptop or Desktop?   Check out the offer details below.

This is my favorite laptop – the HP 15t Best Value touch.  It’s not too big, easy enough to carry around (the larger the device is, the heavier it is) and this laptop can be customized.  It already comes with:

  • Windows 10 Home 64
  • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor
  • Intel® HD Graphics 620
  • 8 GB memory; 1 TB HDD storage
  • 15.6″ diagonal HD touch display
  • and so much more
  • When you upgrade – you’ll be able to take advantage of the savings below!

HP 15t Best Value touch


20% Off Select Laptop & Desktop Orders $599+

  • Coupon Code: AUGVP20
  • Includes free shipping.
  • Restrictions may apply.
  • Expires: 9/16/2018

Head on over {here} to snag these savings.


$75 Rebate on Orders Over $500 {Stackable!}

  • Spend $500 or more, and fill out our rebate form for a $75 rebate
  • This offer works with all coupons, so stack discounts to save more.
  • Some exclusions apply. Free shipping on orders of $75+.
  • Rebate only valid with orders made between 6/1/2018 – 9/30/2018 or while offer lasts.
  • Head over here to see the offer


Go ahead and tell the world about HP’s Back to School Savings.  When you do, use the hashtag #HPBTS18 so they know you’re a fan.  Enjoy your savings. The money is better in your pocket, than in theirs.


Oct 202017

Harlem Globetrotters 2017-2018 Ticket Savings with Promo Code – Save 25% thru December 2017

Oh. My. Gosh!  Their game is the best game ever!  Seriously.  We attended our first Harlem Globetrotters game in 2016 – it was SO much fun!  Having never been to one of their games ever before – we had no idea what to expect.  The performance these guys/gals put on – is – simply stupendous.  You can read all about how enthralled we were with their 2016 show here.

You don’t have to be a child to enjoy a Harlem Globetrotter show.  And if you go – bring a camera and some money to get a souvenir (if you can afford it).  If you get a basketball – have one or more of the Globetrotters sign it!

Take a peek at what this team is all about:

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister, Ace Jackson and Hoops Green – the Harlem Globetrotters’ show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Their 2018 World Tour will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.

SAVE With Promo Code

Because the Harlem Globetrotters want to do what they can so that you can enjoy their show too – there’s a promo code for your use to save 25% off ALL Harlem Globetrotters Game tickets when you use the promo code FUNFAM.

Check to see when the Harlem Globetrotters will be playing near you.

View the details of the promo code here.

We hope you enjoy the game as much as we did last year.  We know you’ll enjoy the 2017-2018 Harlem Globetrotters Ticket Promo Code savings.  After you’ve been to the game – please come back and share your experience.

Sep 012016

online shopping saving tricks

Online shopping is trending these days and whenever you shop any store, the variety of clothing and wearables compel you to at least order one thing.  Almost 65% of youngsters enjoy shopping online and they find it very cool to get their purchase at their doors. There are some mistakes that are made sometimes, though. We spend a lot more and do not try to save while we can. Those who try to or at least have a want to save money can find some better ways to make purchases online at cheaper prices.

Sometimes it is necessary to adopt these kind of habits because you can spend your saved money elsewhere. Here are five (5) tricks that you can use every time when you shop online to save some money. Adopting these tricks right from the start will save you money.

Read User Reviews
Before anything else, you should keep in mind that buying cheap stuff does not mean that you do not want quality. Quality should be the first preference. So, read online user reviews  about that product. Look for quality assurance and the warranty about the product. Ask a question in the Q&A section to confirm the quality before ordering. This way, you will be satisfied before even ordering the required product.

Bulk Discounts
For a physical store, you have to have an expensive membership to get savings when you buy in bulk. For online stores, you have to find vendors who deal in bulk and then search to see if they are offering any kind of discount on bulk deals.  Doing this will make it so you can have what you want in bulk at discount. It is what we call double profit. Some of the Online Discount stores who deal in bulk also offer discounts. Bookmark those kind of stores and subscribe to their email list.  Getting emails in your inbox often results in coupon and promo codes.

Online Deals
Many online shopping stores have monthly deals. For some special events like Christmas, there are a lot of deals in every category from wearables to electronics. Keep a sharp eye on these kind of deals and buy right away when the day those deals start. This way you’ll be sure to get the item while it’s available and save.

Free Shipping
Home delivery and free of cost? It can be a great way to save some bucks. If you are ordering more than one item, then it can save you a reasonable amount of money. Search the thing you want to purchase, search for the best price and deals online, search for the vendor who is offering free shipment and finally make the order. Many great stores have made it compulsory to give an option of free shipment. It may take extra days, but you will ultimately have your items(s) and the shipping savings.

Use Social Media
There are a lot of people and companies which offer different discounts from time to time. For example, there are some groups on Facebook where you will find many active users. Some of them are selling their own products and some are doing it for the betterment of people. Whatever the reason is, you should join groups of your interest. Similarly use other social media platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn for the deals you are looking for.

Online shopping can be fun and one can save a lot of money.  Do you have other online shopping tips you’d like to share?


Aug 242016

2016 Hopkinton State Fair Save$2 on tickets


The Hopkinton State Fair happens once a year and has for many, many, years – it’s a Labor Day weekend tradition in New Hampshire since 1980.

There’s a good time to be had for all.

At the Hopkinton State Fair there’s more than just fair food and the midway rides to explore.  You’ll find livestock exhibits, live entertainment, two (2) Demolition Derbies, Truck & Tractor Pulls, Wood & Sand Sculptures, areas for the kiddos to explore, Petting Zoo, and so much more.

Want more money in your pocket to spend at the fair? 

Purchase your tickets online and you’ll save $2 per ticket!  These can be purchased now.

>>Purchase Your 2016 Hopkinton State Fair Tickets Online<<<

See you at the fair!

Feb 192014

If you like Groupon – you’re going to love this Groupon Deal – $3 off $20 Purchase.  This deal is exclusively through 

Deal details:

  • Offer:  $3 off Orders $20 or More
  • Not valid on purchases of Groupon gift cards or Market Pick hotels.
  • Limit one per customer
  • No cash back
  • Expires: 3/3/14 OR when all 5,000 codes are gone!

IMPORTANT – In order to prevent fraudulent activity, you will have to enter your email address into a light box at the top of the Groupon deal page on Once you submit your email address, you will see a confirmation to expect an email with your promo code within 24-48 hours.

Get your promo code >>>>

Enjoy your savings!


Jan 262014
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Get Motivated with Music and Best Buy!

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Every year my New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier and exercise more.   This year’s resolution was no different except I am armed with  tools to assist me in doing just that – tools that don’t take up a lot of space because indoor real estate is limited in my home.  I do own a couple big pieces of exercise equipment – they sit out on the porch.  And although those are nice to use during the warmer seasons – during the winter it’s much too cold to go out there to exercise. Continue reading »

Oct 072013

Save 15% at JCPenny

With the holiday approaching very fast – here’s a promo code that will save you 15% at JCPenny.

Offer details:
* Save 15% on Apparel, Accessories, Shoes & Home on purchases of $75 or More
* Enter Promotion Code: VPKENTMW at checkout
* Code Expires 10/31/13
* Some exclusions apply see site for details.

Visit JCPenny

Sep 052013

15% Off Blurb Books with Promo Code Thru 9/9/13

Blurb is looking to bring you more time for family and shopping this Thanksgiving, by offering you this promo of 15% off their books now thru 09/09/13.   If you have a friend or relative that you wish to thank – here’s your chance and with a savings at that.  And, just in time for Thanksgiving.

To take advantage of this offer…simply use the Promo Code:  TAKE15 at checkout.  Head to Blurb now – to get your savings before you forget.

Offer is good for 15% off your product total up to a maximum discount of $150 USD, CAD & AUD. Each code may only be used once per user and on books made by you. Offer expires at 11.59pm (local time) on September 9th, 2013. Offer may not be used in conjunction with any other offers, volume discounts or retroactively applied to any previous orders.