Author: Kristin Cook

    I'm the Managing Editor for Bensbargains.com. When I'm not hunting for deals online, I enjoy good food, good beer, and Star Wars.


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  • home-depot
    Five Best & Five Worst Things to Buy at Home Depot

    Looking for the best deals before your next trip to the big orange hardware store? We’ve identified some of the best products that you can find on sale at Home Depot as well as some of the worst that...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    How to Pull Off an Impromptu ‘May the Fourth Be With You’ Party

    Happy May the Fourth, otherwise known as Star Wars Day! Every night is a great night for a Star Wars marathon in my book, but tonight it’s kind of mandatory. However, there’s no need to worry if...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Walmart
    5 Best / 5 Worst Products to Find on Sale at Walmart

    Looking for the best deals before your next trip to the store with all those folks in blue vests? We’ve identified some of the best products that you can find on sale at Walmart as well as some...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Brick Loot Subscription Box Review

    I’m not sure who was more excited to find the little blue box from Brick Loot on the doorstep last week: me or my 4 year old son. We were only more excited when we opened it...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    5 Best / 5 Worst Products to Find on Sale at Target

    Looking for the best deals before your next trip to the store with the big red bullseye on it? We’ve identified some of the best products that you can find on sale at Target as well as...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Macklemore
    20 Thrift Store Hacks for Saving and Making Money

    Long before Macklemore made it cool, thrift store shopping, or just “thrifting” as I like to call it, has been saving (and in some cases making!) people a lot of money. If you’re new to thrifting at...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Shut Up and Take My Money: Kiba Interactive Family Camera

    I don’t have an exact count, but I’m pretty sure I have in the neighborhood of 5 billion iPhone videos of my kids. And the number of videos I am actually seen in? Just about zero. Since...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Tech Toys for Kids Worth Buying This Holiday Season

    You’d think kids would be the easiest people to buy gifts for. But while there are about a billion toy options out there, it can be difficult to weed through them all and know which ones will actually...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    Fitness gadgets worth buying this holiday season

    Gadgets designed to help people stay active and healthy are becoming more and more popular, and capable of doing some pretty cool things. Gone are the days of trying to keep track of how many calories you’ve...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • anki overdrive
    Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Toys for the Kid in All of Us

    Not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s this little movie coming out around Christmas, and it’s dominating all the “top toy” lists this year. In fact there are so many Star Wars toys we’ve dedicated multiple gift...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • lifestraw
    Stuff Your Holiday Stockings with These Awesome Gifts

    When done right, the stocking can be one of the best parts of Christmas. There’s just something wonderful about digging into a packed stocking to find the nearly endless stream of gifts stuffed into that giant sock....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    Really Unique Gifts for People Who are Tough to Please

    Stumped on what to get that person on your list who seems to already have it all? Looking for something a little less generic and a little more special? Here are some unique gift ideas that are...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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