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  • Morning Coffee: Free Gift Ideas

    Download the Christmas album Sampler Clausfor free from Amazon. Get more free songs(check the “More Free Songs” box on the right side of the page). Make a CD with a personalized cover and you have a nice gift!

    PopCap has addictive free games that you can download or play online. Over the last few years, I’ve had to break my addictions to Bejeweled, Peggle (the World of Warcraft edition is particularly fun), Bookworm, and others.

    Print papercraft toys onto cardstock, and create your own toys. Just search for “papercraft” + the toy you want to create. (Don’t forget to search through Swag Bucks to earn free money.) There’s a brilliant papercraft garbage truck here. A Thrifty Mom has links to paper doll crafts.

    Download the free Kindle applicationfor PC or iPhone, along with free books (one list of free books here, another list of 1-cent and free books here,and search results here.

    Not quite free but worth noting: Although Black Friday Deals Week is over at Amazon, they still have lots of Holiday Lightning Deals.Today’s deals include an Indiana Jones Lego set right now, Bumblebee from the Transformers at 11 a.m. PST, and many mystery deals.

    Get a printable coupon for $5 off a $30 purchase at CVS when you take the Medicare Part D quiz here. (Via Money Saving Mom.)

    And speaking of CVS, Centsible Savings has a couple of December deals.

    Common Sense with Money has more Walgreens deals.

    Get a printable coupon (FF or IE) for $1 off any Gluten Free Cafe product. (Via Printable Grocery Coupons and Deals.)

    Finally, it’s a new month and that should mean new coupons at
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