Feb. 4, 2011 -- As the Super Bowl approaches and cabin fever is in full swing, a little shopping and some good deals are advisable for the weekend.
Historically, Black Friday in November offers the best limited quantity doorbuster TV deals, but the best overall are usually found in late January, with special sales right before the Super Bowl in early February.
This year offers some good budget HDTV model deals from Walmart and Target.
Phillips 40" LCD HDTV (1080p, 120Hz, 39.9-inch diagonal screen size), $498. You save $100.
Click HERE for a flat screen TV buying guide.
Vizio 55-inch LCD HDTV (1080p, 120Hz, 54.9-inch diagonal screen size), $998. You save $300.
Samsung 40-inch LED 60hz plus Blu-ray DVD player thrown in for free, $749 ($150 off).
Some higher end models are on sale at Best Buy. Samsung models are on sale from through Feb. 5.
Samsung 55-inch Class LED-LCD HDTV, $1,999.99. Features 3D technology and wide color enhancer to deliver brilliant images.
Samsung 46-inch Class LED-LCD HDTV, $1,499.99, plus FREE Blu-ray. Features 3D technology to make your screen come to life.
Samsung Blu-Ray disc player (FREE with 46-inch purchase). Wi-Fi ready. Access great instant content including movies, music and a wide variety of content.
Kitchen and Home
The hallmark of a Martha Stewart-esque kitchen is a freestanding mixer and the KitchensAid model in a multitude of colors is the Cadillac of these appliances. Right now, a rare deal from Amazon plus a manufacturer rebate take the red model of the mixer down to $204 (normally $300). Other colors are $10 to $40 more, but it's still a pretty good deal.
Click HERE for the rebate form.
Paintbrushes and Rollers
Have a DIY project you need to work on? Then order some new paintbrushes at 75 percent off and get started.
Use code "Behr75" and get 75 percent off all Behr rollers and brushes at the Home Depot (online only).
Coupons: Print and Save!
Special thanks to our friends at Dealsplus for this great round up of weekend clothing sales and printable coupons:
Gloves: 70 percent off. Cabela's insulated gloves, normally $10, marked down to $2.99 (order online, pick up in store.)
Coach Factory Store
Get 30 percent off with this printable coupon.
Men's and women's pants starting at $35. Earlier discount promotions listed here were in error.
Twenty percent off entire order with this printable coupon.