Halloween Safety Tips from DealDash

DealDashWith Halloween just a week and a few days away it’s time to think about safety tips. Here safety tips you need to know, from DealDash.

Sure, you can get a great bargain on DealDash, but do you know what else you can get? Tips, tricks, and advice about a multitude of things. Today we are going to be talking about Halloween safety tips. These are very important tips, because with all of the children out on Halloween night it doesn’t hurt to be extra careful. Here are some things that you’ll want to keep in mind about Halloween safety, from DealDash.

Costume Safety

There are few things more important than costume safety. Costume safety can mean the difference between a car being able to see your child at night or not. Be sure that your child’s costume is a good fit, and they are able to see out of the eyes and hear if they have a mask covering their ears.

I know that Halloween is a spooky time where many of the costumes are black, but please make sure that the costume isn’t completely black – and if it is, add a reflective strip so that cars will be able to see your child in the dark.

Stranger Safety

Halloween is one of the few times of the year when children are encouraged to knock on stranger’s doors and speak to them. Children who wouldn’t normally speak to a stranger have no qualms about doing it on Halloween to get candy. If your children are young enough that you want to accompany them to every house, then it’s no problem.

However, if you have a child that’s a bit older who wants to go with their friends instead of mom, dad, or the grandparents then encourage them to use caution. Try to get them to agree to only go to neighbor’s houses that you know. If that isn’t possible, then ask them to send you a quick “check-in” text after every 20 houses. It might not be a “cool” thing to do in front of their friends, but their safety is paramount.

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Safety on DealDash

Speaking of safety, did you know that DealDash has it’s very own safety net built in for bidders? It’s true. It’s called BIN or Buy It Now, and it will keep your bids safe in the event that you lose the auction.

When an auction ends the last person to bid is the winner of the auction. If you aren’t the winner of the auction and you have placed at least one bid you are eligible to BIN the auction. When you BIN the item for the retail price you get ALL of the bids back that you placed, as well as getting free shipping. Isn’t that a lovely safety net that DealDash has built into each and every auction?

Thanks for Reading the DealDash Blog

I hope this article on Halloween safety tips DealDash has been helpful for those of you with little ones that are going trick or treating this year. Children grow up so fast, it’s important to let them enjoy fun days like Halloween, but it’s important to be safe.

Would you like to learn more about DealDash? If you’d like to read more, you should definitely check out DealDash’s “Tips & Tricks” section on the official site. It’s full of interesting information to help you win on DealDash. Just click this link right here and you can check it out. Have a great time on DealDash, and happy Bidding, everyone!

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This sponsored DealDash blog article was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Read even more at DealDashTips.comDealDashReviewed.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus. Dawn was compensated by DealDash for this blog post.

Bid on Toys and Gift Cards on DealDash

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Do you have kids who love toys? DealDash has lots of toys that your kids would love.

Do you need to get a gift for your children, maybe for a birthday or as a “back to school” present? Shopping for kids can be a very fun experience, and seeing their happy little faces when they open up their present is a real joy. If you need a toy for your child, then win toys on DealDash!

DealDash Has Legos for Boys and Girls

 

What’s the perfect item for both girls and boys? What’s a gift that children in a family can easily share? Legos! There are Legos of every type and many different sets. There are even Lego sets for younger children. If the child you’re shopping for is too young for regular Legos try the Duplo blocks. DealDash has both regular Legos and Duplo blocks up for auction. All three of my children, aged 19 months, 5 years, and 9 years all play with Legos at my house. It’s one of the only activities that all three of them can play together. Legos? $48. Thirty minutes of silence because all of the children are playing nicely together? Priceless!

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Gift Cards for Great Toys

 

If you are interested in getting a child a present but you aren’t sure exactly what they would like, then a gift card would make an excellent present. As kids get older I find it really hard to keep up with which video games that they have – and I wouldn’t want to commit the “grave insult” of getting them a game that they already have. So I find that a gift card works especially well for older kids, say age 10 and up. DealDash has many gift cards to stores that have toys. Some examples are Toys R Us, Target, and Wal-Mart. These stores have indoor toys, outdoor toys, and even video games.

 

Didn’t WIN? Let’s BIN!

Not everyone can win every auction, of course. Otherwise, DealDash would go out of business, and no one wants that! However, if you don’t win, DealDash always offers the option to BIN the item. Buying It Now (BIN) is a smart thing to do. After you’re done bidding in an auction, and realize that you won’t be the winner, then just hit the BIN button. After you have submitted your payment to DealDash, they will refund all of the bids that you spent on the auction. This is a great thing to plan on doing if you’re bidding on gift cards because the BIN price is simply the value of the card. No fees and no shipping costs!

Thanks for Reading

Thanks so much for reading this DealDash Blog article on toys and gifts today. Don’t forget to check back often for new articles here are well as on our other blogs, DealDash Reviewed and DealDash Tips. We hope that your DealDash experience is a good one. Please let us know how we’re doing in the comments down below.

Are you ready to win and BIN some fun toys for the kids? DealDash has some awesome products up today! Visit DealDash now to see how much you can save. Have fun on DealDash, and happy bidding everyone!

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This sponsored DealDash blog was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Dawn was compensated for writing this blog. Read even more at DealDashTips.comDealDashReviewed.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

Pick Up a Few Gift Cards on DealDash

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Gift cards are a great alternative to cash. They are handy and make great gifts.

Gift cards are so useful! You can use them in a store, or you can use them online. Just about any store that you like, they have a gift card for that. You can get gift cards for yourself, your family, your friends, or they make excellent small gifts. Gift cards are the perfect thing to put in Easter baskets or give for Mother’s Day.

Do You Bid on Gift Cards?

If you’re not bidding on gift cards, you should probably start. They are a no-risk way to bid on DealDash if you choose a store that you are planning on going anyway, such as Target or Bed, Bath, and Beyond. If you don’t win the gift card when you are bidding, you can always BIN (Buy It Now) and get the gift card, free shipping, and all of their bids back to use on another auction. You also get to keep the “clock time” that you accumulated by bidding on the gift card.

What Kinds of Gift Cards are Available?

DealDash offers lot of really useful and fun gift cards for auction. There are gift cards for the kids such as Toys R Us, Dave and Busters, and Barnes and Noble. There are gift cards for Mom and Grandma such as Bath and Body Works or Walgreens. There are also gift cards for Dad and Grandpa such as Lowe’s, Ihop, and Bass Pro Shops. Also, there are gift cards that the whole family can enjoy such as Target, Wal*Mart, CVS, and Darden Restaurants. No matter what kind of place your friends and family like to visit, DealDash has a gift card that they would enjoy.

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Bidding, BINning, Winning

There’s always a possibility that when you bid on DealDash that you aren’t going to win. That’s no problem when you are bidding on gift cards, though. The gift cards that DealDash offers have zero markup from the face value. Unlike other gift cards that you buy from physical stores, there is no “activation fee” to use the gift cards from DealDash. Therefore, feel safe and secure in bidding up to the face value. You can always BIN the gift card if you don’t win it.

 

When you win or BIN a gift card from DealDash you also get free shipping. If you would like to see all of the gift cards that DealDash has up for auction just click this link here and it will take you to the Gift Card category.

After reading this article I hope that you have a better idea of what types of gift cards that DealDash has to offer. Please check back here for new blogs every week. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!

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This blog was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Read even more at DealDashTips.comDealDashReviewed.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

Last Minute Toys for Christmas

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The time to shop for Christmas is quickly drawing to a close. However, if you hurry you can win last-minute toys!

I know that there are a few last-minute shoppers out there. After taking a quick poll at my part-time job the other day it seems like I am the only one who has gotten all of their shopping and wrapping taken care of. Shopping for kids can be the most fun experience of the year, even if you are a little bit behind. There’s still time to win toys on DealDash, and if you pay today you will receive them in time for Christmas! There are some exceptions, of course, but most items can be delivered in time for Santa to leave them under the tree.

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What is the perfect last-minute gift for girls or boys? Legos! There are Legos of every color and so many different sets that encompass so many different interests of boys, girls, and both. Either gender can enjoy tie-ins to popular movies, video games, and TV shows such as Angry Birds, Ghostbusters, and Elves. If the child you’re shopping for is too young for regular Legos try the Duplo blocks. Around my house we call them “Baby Legos.” DealDash has both types – Lego and Duplo – up for auction.

Another great last-minute toy idea is ride-on cars! Toddlers on up through early elementary-aged kids love these. My niece has a ride-on car that looks like a little VW Bug, it’s adorable! The good thing about these ride-on toys is that they look awesome under the tree. They are a real “WOW!!” type of present. They don’t need as much space as you might think, either. My niece rides hers around the basement, as it’s too cold to drive it around outside now.

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If you’re searching for a toy for a child that’s a little bit older, video games are always fun. DealDash has video games for all of the game systems – Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U. If you’re not sure what system that the child has, then a gift card for GameStop is always appreciated as well. If you don’t have a Gamestop in your town, then DealDash has the solution – gift cards to Toys R Us, Wal*Mart, and Target.

I hope that you found this article about last-minute toy gifts helpful. If you have another type of toy in mind check out the Hobbies, Toys, Outdoors, and Games section on DealDash. DealDash has so many toys that would make a perfect gift for the child in your life. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!

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DealDash Bidding to Donate

 

 christmas-treeShopping and bidding on DealDash is perfect for Christmas toys, but once you have won toys for all of your friends and family members, why not win some toys to donate?

DealDash is here to help you figure out how you can be a great person by donating to the less fortunate, but being a savvy shopper as well. With DealDash you don’t have to choose being kind or saving up your money, DealDash can help you get some wonderful things to donate but help you stay frugal as well.

Christmas is a wonderful and fun time for everyone, especially children. Unfortunately there are many families out there that are having trouble paying their bills and don’t have any extra money set aside to get their children presents. By saving money and bidding and winning your own family’s gifts on DealDash you can use the extra savings and turn it into a few toys for the less fortunate children in your town.

If you’re wondering where you should donate your toys, there are many places that distribute toys to children during the holidays. If you’d like to select a child or a family yourself instead of just dropping toys off, you can pick a child or family off the “Angel Tree”. They always have these trees at the mall, and sometimes at other stores, and sometimes the angel trees are available at churches as well. If you would like to drop toys off, there are many Toys For Tots donation drop offs. You can look them up online, and if you drop the toys off, you don’t even have to wrap them! If you would like to donate to older children or teens who aren’t interested in toys, you can always buy clothing or toiletries and give them to your local DSS/DCFS/Social Services offices so that they can distribute them to the kids and teens that are in foster care.

DealDash has not only toys for children, but also some clothing and beauty items that would be great for young adults or teens. Remember, just because a 17-year-old isn’t a cute little kid anymore, they would still love something to unwrap on Christmas.

As with all auctions on DealDash, if you don’t happen to win these items when you bid on them, then you can always BIN (Buy It Now) for the retail price, get all of your bids back to use again, get free shipping, AND get to keep of the clock time that you earned as being the highest bidder.

I hope that you have found this article helpful for thinking of ways that you can donate and become a hero for a less fortunate child. Thank you for reading! Go check out DealDash at this link right here. Good Luck and Happy Bidding everyone!

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DealDash Toys for Christmas

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Shopping and bidding on DealDash is perfect for Christmas toys. Here are some items for the upcoming holidays.

DealDash is here to help you with your Christmas shopping. Later on this month we will talk about some great things that you can win for the adults in your lives, but since Christmas is the favorite holiday of most children, here is a DealDash gift-giving guide for your favorite tiny people.

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Kids age zero to about 8 love stuffed animals. DealDash has you covered if you are searching for the perfect stuffed animal for a child. They have the perfect stuffed animals for babies and toddlers – they are an animal head attached to a tiny blanket about the size of a washcloth. They are perfect for the baby to cuddle, they are easy to hold, and the baby can even chew on them when they are teething. For preschool age DealDash has the Elmo stuffed animal as shown in the picture above. Preschool kids love Elmo! And for older kids that are in elementary school, they have the Cuddle Pillows that are in the shape of their favorite TV characters. If you’re going to give a child a stuffed animal for Christmas this year, be sure to check DealDash first!

DealDash has begun to offer educational and craft toys made by ALEX for children. These educational and craft kits are fun, great for elementary school-aged children, and can even be a gift given to a family for the children to share among siblings. If you are a little short on cash and have multiple children in the same household to give a gift to this Christmas, an ALEX kit might be the way to go! You can save money by giving a single gift to a sibling group, they can enjoy it together, and their parents will be happy that there is only 1 extra toy in the house instead of multiple.

As with all auctions on DealDash, if you don’t happen to win these toys when you bid on them, then you can always BIN (Buy It Now) for the retail price, get all of your bids back to use again, get free shipping, AND get to keep of of the clock time that you earned as being the highest bidder.

If you would like to get either of these items for the upcoming Christmas season, just search for them on DealDash, then set an alert. Setting an alert is simple. Just search for your toy, click on the item, and look on the right side of the screen. There will be a blue button that says “Alert Me”. Click on the button, and when the item is coming up for auction DealDash will send you an email. It’s the only way to never miss out on an auction for a product that you really want.

I hope that you have found this article helpful, thanks for reading! Go check out DealDash at this link right here. Good Luck and Happy Bidding everyone!

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Getting Ready for Back to School with DealDash

As I was wandering the aisles of my local big box store today I saw that they have all of their “Back to School” items highlighted. Let’s see what we can get on DealDash for school!

Two out of my three kids will be going to school this year, and it’s amazing how much stuff that they need to bring, even in preschool! Gone are the days when all you needed was a pencil and a piece of paper, the schools in my area hand out huge lists of items that everyone is supposed to bring. Some of them aren’t even kid-related at all! Let’s see what we can get on DealDash to lighten the shopping burden.

Backpacks! All kids from preschool on up through high school and college need backpacks. Luckily for us, DealDash has a huge, and I mean HUGE selection of backpacks to choose from. There are waterproof backpacks, rough and tough military style backpacks, regular standard school backpacks, and even messenger bag type satchels. If you or your kids or grandkids need a backpack be sure to check out the selection on DealDash at this link right here.

Most kids from middle school on up will need their own laptops or at least a Chromebook to do their schoolwork on at home. I don’t know about at your house, but the way things usually work at my house is Mommy gets a new laptop and then she passes down her old one to the kids. Well, DealDash has so many laptops, Chromebooks, and iPads to choose from. I can get myself an awesome new laptop and pass my old one down to the kids. If you would like to check out the Electronics and Computer category on DealDash just click on this link right here.

No matter how many clothes your kids already have in their closets there’s just something fun about going back to school shopping for clothes. DealDash has some great gift cards that you can win to go clothes shopping for back to school such as Target, Wal*Mart, TJ Maxx, Sears, and many more. Just check out the Gift Cards Category right here and see what you can find.

 

 

I hope that this article has encouraged you to check out the kid’s items on DealDash, it’s one of my favorite types of products. Enjoy the last of the summer before school starts. good luck and happy bidding everyone!