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Save the Date: 2017 Texas Tax FREE Holiday for Energy Star Appliances & More — May 27-29

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Be sure to save the date!  Please pass this along to anyone you know who might be in the market for new appliances, ceiling fans, air conditioners, or other Energy Star qualifying products (this can save them a bundle!)…even incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs receive tax-free status!

Texas Tax Free Weekend 2017 Washers and Dryers  Texas Tax Free Weekend 2017 Refrigerators and Kitchen Appliances

Saturday, May 27 to Monday, May 29, Texas shoppers receive a break from paying sales tax on purchases of many energy-efficient products like fluorescent light bulbs, ceiling fans, and energy-star home appliances like refrigerators, washers, and more even energy-star rated college-dorm / compact-sized refrigerators qualify! This is an excellent way to get extra savings on qualifying items, plus save on future energy costs too.

Texas Tax Free Weekend on Ceiling Fans and Air Conditioners

The energy-star products qualifying in 2017’s tax-free weekend include:

  • Refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less
  • Ceiling fans
  • Incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs
  • Clothes washers
  • Dishwashers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less
  • Delivery, installation, shipping, and handling for any of these items are also excluded from tax!

The 2017 sales tax holiday begins on Saturday, May 27, and ends on Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day Weekend).

Texas Tax Free Weekend 2017 -- Fluorescent & Energy Star Lightbulbs      ENERGY STAR logo

Qualifying products will need to display the ENERGY STAR logo which will appear on the appliance, the packaging, or the Energy Guide label. The discount also applies to delivery and installation fees and there is not a limit to the number of qualifying items one can purchase during this sales tax holiday.

:: To find out more, go to the Texas comptroller’s site, here.

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2016 TEXAS TAX-FREE HOLIDAY for Energy Star Appliances, Lightbulbs, Ceiling Fans & More — Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30

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Please share on Facebook or pass this along to anyone you know who might be in the market for new appliances, ceiling fans, air conditioners, clothes washers, or other Energy Star qualifying products (this can save them a bundle!)…even incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs receive tax-free status this weekend!

This Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 28 to Monday, May 30), Texas shoppers receive a break from paying sales tax on purchases of many energy-efficient products like fluorescent light bulbs, ceiling fans, and energy-star home appliances like refrigerators, washers, and more even energy-star rated college-dorm / compact-sized refrigerators qualify! This is an excellent way to get extra savings on any of the qualifying items, plus save on future energy costs too.

The energy-star products qualifying in 2016’s tax-free weekend include:

  • Refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less
  • Ceiling fans
  • Incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs
  • Clothes washers
  • Dishwashers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less
  • Delivery, shipping, and handling for any of these items are also excluded from tax!

The 2016 sales tax holiday begins on Saturday, May 28, and ends on Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day Weekend).

ENERGY STAR logo

Qualifying products will need to display the ENERGY STAR logo which will appear on the appliance, the packaging, or the Energy Guide label. The discount also applies to delivery and installation fees and  there is no limit to the number of qualifying items one can purchase during this sales tax holiday.

:: To find out more, go to the Texas comptroller’s site, here.

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Prerelease — $49.99 Kindle Fire 7″ Display Tablet

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JUST PRERELEASED — If you are looking for a great deal on a portable tablet, take a look at the Kindle Fire with 7″ Display & 8GB of storage (eaily upgradable to 128GB) —  prerelease purchase price is $49.99 with a release date of Sept. 30.

This Kindle comes loaded with lots of great features including a built-in front and rear view camera and fast processor. It is easily upgradable with microSD memory (the same kind of standard memory you can quickly add to a camera) and also touts itself as double the durability of the Ipad Air. go here to learn more

Plus, if you become an Amazon Prime Member several more features are included for Kindle Fire owners like unlimited streaming of hit movies and TV episodes (exclusive to Kindle Fire — download and watch offline too!), ad-free access to over a million songs, access to the Kindle owners FREE library of over 800,000 books including current New York Times Bestsellers, and more.  Try Amazon Prime FREE for 30 days (go here),

:: See this and 7 other new Kindle Fires now on sale, here

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2015 TEXAS TAX-FREE HOLIDAY for Energy Star Appliances, Lightbulbs, Ceiling Fans & More — Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25

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Please pass this along to anyone you know who might be in the market for appliances, ceiling fans, or other Energy Star qualifying products (this can save them a bundle!)…

       

This Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25), Texas shoppers will again receive a break from paying sales tax on purchases of many energy-efficient products like fluorescent lightbulbs, ceiling fans, and energy-star home appliances — even energy-star rated college-dorm / compact-sized refrigerators qualify! This is an excellent way to get extra savings on any of the qualifying items, plus save on future energy costs too.

The energy-star products qualifying in 2015’s tax-free weekend include:

  • Refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less
  • Ceiling fans
  • Incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs
  • Clothes washers
  • Dishwashers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Energy Star Labeled Programmable thermostats
  • Air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less

The 2015 sales tax holiday begins on Saturday, May 23, and ends on Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day Weekend).

ENERGY STAR logo

Qualifying products will need to display the ENERGY STAR logo which may appear on the appliance, the packaging or the Energy Guide label. The discount can also apply to delivery and installation fees and  there is no limit to the number of qualifying items one can purchase during this sales tax holiday.

:: To find out more, go to the Texas comptroller’s site, here.

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Limited Time — $84 Kindle Fire HD 6 Tablet

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LIMITED TIME — If you are looking for a surprise Valentine’s day gift, take a look at the highly rated Kindle Fire HD 6, discounted to $84 this week (regular $99). There are over 10,000 reviews on this powerful little tablet and most reviewers give it 5 stars (with an overall rating of 4.5/5 stars).

The Kindle comes loaded with lots of great features including a built-in camera and fast processor — go here to learn more.

Plus, if you become an Amazon Prime Member several more features are included for Kindle Fire owners like unlimited streaming of hit movies and TV episodes (exclusive to Kindle Fire — download and watch offline too!), ad-free access to over a million songs, reading a Kindle book a month for free including New York Times Bestsellers, and more.  Try Amazon Prime FREE for 30 days (go here),

:: See this and other Kindle Fires now on sale, here

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1-Day DEAL On Top Rated Portable External Battery Chargers — For iPhone, Samsung, HTC, iPad, and More

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On a personal note:  My husband walked into the office while I was making this post, looked at the computer screen, and said “I would not be disappointed if I found that in my Christmas stocking.” Ha!  All that to say, these portable chargers are a great price and gift for the techie in your family (or not-so-techie person who doesn’t want to worry about their phone or tablet running out of battery).

:: $29.95 for the Jackery® Giant+ Premium Portable Charger Power Pack and External Battery Bank (Regular $129.95)
~ 4.5 out of 5 Stars Reviewer and Owner Rated ~


Be sure to check out this fantastic 1-day deal we found on this top-rated portable charger that works with iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, iPad, HTC, Kindle, and other portable phones & devices. This external battery pack and portable charger fits easily into any bag or pocket to provide instant power when you don’t have access to a wall plug — perfect for long flights, road trips, or wherever you need an emergency charge. $29.95 price is a hot bargain and the cheapest price we’ve seen.

:: Get more info about this portable charger here.  If you are the researching type ~ like us ~ you can also check out the comments and reviews from owners (here) who have rated this 4 1/2 stars out of 5 stars.

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If you are looking for an even smaller charger (about the size of a lipstick tube), take a look at the deal on this top-selling, top-rated deal…

:: $16.99 for the Anker 2nd Gen Astro Mini External Battery Charger for iPhone, Samsung, HTC and More (Regular $39.99)
~ 4.5 out of 5 Stars Reviewer and Owner Rated ~


This is another great deal on a top-rated portable charger — it works with the Samsung Galaxy,  iPhone, iPad, HTC, Kindle, Nexus and other portable phones and devices. This external battery pack is very compact (about the size of a lipstick tube) and fully charges a phone in 2-3 hours.

:: Learn more about the Anker portable charger here.   You can also check out the comments and reviews from Anker charger owners (here) who have rated this 4 1/2 stars out of 5 stars.

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TODAY ONLY — $70 OFF Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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TODAY ONLY (or until they run out), Amazon is offering a GREAT deal on their Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HD for  $129 — that’s a savings of $70 OFF the new price of $199. This is the Kindle version that has often been compared to the iPad for size, wi-fi speed, etc.  Also worthy to note, Amazon’s “Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire” program tests, certifies, and refurbishes each Kindle to look and work like new, and these units come with the same one-year limited warranty as a brand new Kindle Fire.

:: Get the Kindle Fire 1-day $129 deal or read more here.

P.S.  Do note that this offer is valid today only, September 5, 2014 and is only good while supplies last. Limit 5 per customer.

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