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Home Made Simple: Samples, Coupons + More

by Tara Kuczykowski on December 11, 2009 · 5 comments

Home Made Simple


Are you signed up to receive the Home Made Simple newsletter yet? They're the company behind those awesome Refresh Your Nest coupon booklets that we all love to request.

Register now to be among the first to know about special offers, samples, coupons, and sweepstakes offers from brands like Cascade, Dawn, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer.

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1 Virginia December 11, 2009 at 5:13 pm

I don't understand these "related posts". They seem to be only old sites and the coupons often are not available any longer. Are they just a way to make the blog longer, or am I missing something?

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2 Tara Kuczykowski December 11, 2009 at 6:30 pm

Virginia, the related posts are usually older posts, but I try to ensure that the offers are still valid. They're not a way to make the blog longer -- they're just to provide links to deals for my new readers or readers that may have missed them the first time around.

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3 Amy December 11, 2009 at 8:38 pm

Love your blog and deals! I have wondered about the related posts thing on my blog too. I think the service I use stores them somehow and so even if I deleted the posts they'd still post them as related. I use Link Within on my blog http://housewifehacks.com. Does your service stop posting stuff as related if you delete the post?

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4 Tara Kuczykowski December 11, 2009 at 9:57 pm

I don't delete old posts because I know readers like to refer back to them often, but I've devised a system so I can exclude posts from the related posts if they're not valid offers anymore. I have to do this manually though, and sometimes they do slip by me, so I appreciate a friendly heads up when that happens.

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5 Amy December 11, 2009 at 10:49 pm

Good to know, I'll see what I can do for mine. It would pain me to delete all that work too and it's fun to look back on that stuff. For now I'm just putting a little "expired" notice at the top. Thanks for the info on excluding certain posts from that!

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