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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  • The Deal Dozen: Week of December 1st, 2014

    Welcome to “The Deal Dozen,” where we showcase the 12 best and most popular deals of the week on Ben’s Bargains. These are the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the deals you’d take...

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  • The Deal Dozen: Week of November 21st, 2014

    Welcome to “The Deal Dozen,” where we showcase the 12 best and most popular deals of the week on Ben’s Bargains. These are the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the deals you’d take...

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    The Deal Dozen: Week of November 7th, 2014

    Welcome to “The Deal Dozen,” where we showcase the 12 best and most popular deals of the week on Ben’s Bargains. These are the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the deals you’d take...

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    15 Must-Haves for Living in a Dorm Room

    Heading off to college this fall, or know someone who is? Here are a few simple and (mostly) inexpensive items that will help make that transition to dorm room living a little bit easier. Urban Shelf Portable...

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    31 Days of Horror Movies, All Streaming on Netflix

    October is here, which means the countdown to Halloween is officially on. A great way to celebrate all month long is by taking part in an October horror movie challenge–a different scary movie every night this month....

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    10 Ridiculous Vinyl Covers For Your Record Collection

    Being from Minneapolis, recently crowned Most Hipster City in the US, I’ve done what any good hipster would do and gotten into vinyl records. Most of the records I’ve acquired over the last couple of years have...

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  • 13 Movies That Will Put You In the Mood To Head Back to School

    The Back-to-school season is in full swing. Even if your own high school days are (thankfully) long gone, here are some of the greatest high school movies to get you in the back-to-school spirit, and maybe even...

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    As Seen on the Internets: Most Ridiculous DIY Pinterest Ideas

    I have a love-hate relationship with Pinterest. (Don’t know what I’m talking about? Ask your girlfriend/wife/female friend; she’ll fill you in). On the one hand, Pinterest has some pretty decent recipes and gift ideas. On the other, it...

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    Awkward Photos: Back to School Edition

    Awkward Photos. We all have at least one. One really, really embarrassing picture from the yearbook or first day of school that we’d like to pretend never happened. If you’re a child of the 80’s/early 90’s like...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Six Essential Items Needed to Start Homebrewing

    Drinking craft beer: awesome. Paying $10+ for a 6-pack: not so cool. You might associate homebrewing with hipsters, or assume anything that ferments in someone’s basement can’t possibly taste any good, but brewing your own beer can...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Patriotic Movies for your Fourth of July Weekend

    Fourth of July weekend is here, which means (hopefully) lots of extra free time in between grilling, the beach and watching fireworks. Here are some patriotic movies to help you celebrate the America all weekend long. 1....

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    Top Ten Beer Koozies for Your July 4th Party

    Summer is in full swing. The Fourth of July is just a few days away. Are you ready with a good beer koozie? Here are 10 of the best that will not only keep your beer cold,...

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