Bargain Hunter finds holiday deals

first_imgcom/bargain. It is good until Thursday in stores only. LINCOLN LUNCH BURGERS:: A new lunch buddy introduced me to Boulevard Burgers in Woodland Hills. The place specializes in charbroiled, basic burgers that have lots of lettuce, a little sauce and a solid, meaty flavor. Nothing fancy here. Fries are good ‘n’ chunky as are the onion rings. A burger is $3, fries are $2, and you pay 60cents more for the combo that includes a soda. They have indoor and outdoor seating (on the street and on a back patio), which is a nice touch. To see the menu, go to www.insidesocal.com. Visit them at 21718 Ventura Blvd. 818-703-6005. BARGAINS IN YOUR INBOX:: It’s that time again when I remind readers they can sign up for the Bargain Hunter Daily Digest. Once a day, Monday through Friday, I e-mail out the day’s blog posts. If you want to sign up, e-mail me at [email protected] $1 STOCKING STUFFERS:: Avon has a decent selection of stocking stuffers for less than $1, including mini glimmer sticks for the eyes and lips, emery boards, little tubes of lotion, and a glide-on lip treatment with SPF 15. If you choose an Avon rep before shopping, you can have it delivered for almost nothing. SNAPFISH DEAL:: At Snapfish.com, get 20percent off your holiday cards featuring pictures of the little ones (they’re so much cuter than we are). Get the coupon code, good until Dec.31, at www.insidesocal.com/ TEA FOR TWO: The Four Seasons in Westlake Village is having an afternoon teddy bear tea that is free for children who bring in a new teddy bear or toy. The deal is good every weekend in December before Christmas. Adults are $32; kids are normally $21. The tea comes with a tiered tray of tea sandwiches, scones and fruit. Teddies and toys will be donated to Toys for Tots. To make a reservation, call 818-575-3000 and ask for the lobby lounge. COUPONS GALORE:: Brace yourself. A reader e-mailed me a huge list of coupon codes, most of which I have not tested to see if they work. So please keep in mind that some could be expired or not valid. Still, it seems like many of you will be able to save money with codes for Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble, Golf Smith and Yankee Candle. Go to www.insidesocal.com/bargain for the full list. SWING HOLIDAY:: With the search for holiday gifts, a perfect tree and a cute holiday dress also comes the quest for Christmas music that is new to your ears but does not drive you batty. Here’s a CD that qualifies on both counts: Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker Suite,” the jazz master’s take on Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet score, replete with renditions of the “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” the “Russian Dance,” the “Waltz of the Flowers” and others. Seriously, folks, this music swings so hard I listen to it in July. Amazon.com has it for $10 under the CD name Three Suites. OLD NAVY 20 PERCENT OFF:: Get a printable 20percent off coupon for Old Navy at www.insidesocal. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat Kingscenter_img bargain. You need to open an account with them to use the deal. OUTSMART THE MAN:: One reader got a great deal on a 46-inch LCD HDTV by outsmarting a retailer that teased a really low price on Black Friday but immediately “sold out” because they had stocked an artificially low number of the product. When he found out the Sharp Aquos HDTV, advertised at Circuit City for $1,299, was sold out, he headed over to Sears. It matched the price and shaved off 10percent of the difference. A clever tactic you too can use. So, my friend, we’re watching the Super Bowl at your house, right? 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more