Happy Halloween! Safety Tips & Deals

What do you have planned for Halloween? If you are taking your kids out trick-o-treating be sure to take precautions.

1. Don’t cross the street unless it’s at a stopwalk. Jaywalking is very dangerous, especially on a dark night.
2. Wear reflective clothing.
3. Don’t wear long costumes you or your children could trip on.
4. Make sure to only go to homes that are well lit.
5. Once you get home be sure to inspect your candy. Some really bad people could want to trick your kids. Some people have found drugs and even needles in candy bars. Be sure to inspect all candy first. Or just pass on trick-or-treating altogether and go to the store the day after Halloween for half off Halloween candy! Or just bid on candy at DealDash. There’s even Kit Kat bars!
6. When going to Halloween parties take precautions: Don’t leave your drinks unattended and don’t go overboard!
7. Have fun!

Halloween Weekend Deals on DealDash!
DealDash is offering Halloween weekend deals. Check out the savings & deals!
Instead of no bidders after $5 it’s now no bidders after $3 this weekend only. This protects auctions from jumpers and cuts down on the bidding competition!
halloween weekendBids are on sale for $0.16!
Be sure to stock up and save!
DealDash Bidding Tips to help you win!
Book a Bid Buddy!
bid buddy
Use Bid Buddy! Set the amount of bids you want to place and literally forget it, if you want! This is especially great if you are unavailable to bid on an item you want.
Bid on different items. Bid on smaller items, larger items. Items you need. Try them all! 🙂
Bid at different times. 
Bid on DealDash at different times of the day. Bid early in the morning or late at night!
Do you have a favorite bidding tip or strategy? Share it with us!

How a Positive Mindset Could Help You Win Auctions

Have you ever noticed that life, however complex it may be, really is pretty simple? Did you know that your thoughts have power? There have been times in my life where I envisioned myself winning a contest and I did. There have been times where I was really negative about a situation and the fear I placed on a certain outcome happening actually became reality?
Have you ever tried to lose weight, worked out, ate healthy, but kept telling yourself you were too fat and you weren’t going to look the way you want? Notice how quickly you gave up?negative
One of my favorite quotes is, “A Negative Mind Will Never Give You a Positive Life” It’s true. When you’re negative or sad you really won’t have a good day. Ever think about your mindset in relation to bidding on penny auctions?
Ever think, oh I will never win this auction against this guy! He keeps going and going! Think about it… tell yourself a different story. Try thinking you will win, expect it and hope for it and it will give you motivation to keep going and may even help you win more! May sound far fetched, but try it and let us know if it helps you!
What are some of the toughest times in your life and how did you overcome them? Did your thoughts help or hurt you?
Another favorite is by Zig Ziglar that you can apply both to bidding on DealDash.com and in your life:
“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.”
ziglarIf you don’t plan for a vacation do you think it will be very fun when you get there and don’t have a place to stay or anywhere to go? Believe me, it’s not fun!

So take that same thought and apply it to bidding. In order to win you must plan to win – this means do your own research, prepare to win – do what you need to do to get a step closer to winning, then lastly, expect to win. Prepare your mind to win and you’re already halfway there!
Good luck & happy bidding!

Deals on Disney's Frozen Movie Items!

“(Sings) Let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back anymore”-Elsa
Are you or a little girl you know totally obsessed with Disney’s popular Frozen movie? If you know someone who is you won’t want to miss out on these great deals on Frozen items! Perfect Christmas, birthday or any day gifts! If you haven’t seen Frozen yet you really should. With a Rotten Tomatoes movie score of 89% it’s sure to win over anyone who loves cute animated movies!  “Reviews Counted: 189 – Fresh: 168 – Rotten: 21

 Critics Consensus: Beautifully animated, smartly written, and stocked with singalong songs, Frozen adds another worthy entry to the Disney canon.”

So, if your little girl can’t stop singing Let it go, make her day by gifting her with Frozen accessories! She may even smile like Elsa!

  disney frozen elsa dollWhat could be better than hearing the Frozen sung play over and over? A Disney Frozen Snow Glow Talking Elsa Doll!
Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Doll
Retails for around $41 – Check when this auction is set to start on DealDash by clicking Alert Me!

  • Hear Elsa say 15 phrases from Frozen with a touch of her magical snowflake necklace!

Watch Elsa’s lovely dress alight in a bewitching flurry of beautiful lights with the Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Doll. With a touch of her magical snowflake necklace, you can hear Elsa talk to her Frozen friends. Raise Elsa’s arm, and watch her snowflake necklace light up and play the hit song “Let it Go.” Experience Frozen again and again Elsa as Elsa says 15 sounds and phrases from the movie. Featuring her signature song “Let it Go,” Snow Glow Elsa creates a enchanting winter wonderland!
Eat lunch on this awesome Frozen table & chair set!
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Disney Frozen Table and Chair Set with Storage
Create a space worthy of pint-sized royalty with this Frozen Table and Chair Set with Storage from Delta Children. Featuring colorful graphics of Disney’s two favorite princesses, Anna and Elsa, the spacious tabletop with built-in storage in the center makes tackling homework, crafting or snack-time so much easier. Retails at $67 – Find out when this auction starts by clicking Alert Me on DealDash.com.
Photographer Jeff O'Brien StylistThe ultimate gift for a Frozen fan! Is this Frozen Castle!
“Inspired by the Disney film Frozen, this expandable play set allows girls to re-create the adventures of the film’s two lead characters, sisters Anna and Elsa (dolls sold separately), opening to feature two beautiful settings: the impressive manse in Arendelle that Anna calls home and the majestic ice palace Elsa creates high up in the mountains. ” Retail value $110. Bid on this at DealDash.com.

Deals to Help You Get Ready for Winter

If you’re in the southern half of the United States chances are your winter won’t be as cold as the winters in the upper Midwest. Then again, last year southern states that you wouldn’t expect saw some pretty crazy snow and ice storms, from the storm down in Texas the debilitating ice and snow storm in Atlanta which caused commuters to be stuck in traffic that couldn’t move for over 10 hours. Insane, right? So it’s not too far off, it’s October and November is right around the corner. The more prepared you can get now the more comfortable you will be this winter.
Check out these great auctions to help you get ready for the winter season:

Trademark Tools Electric Blanket for Automobile,12 volt, Red – Buy it Now price: $35

While it may take awhile for your car to warm up in the winter, this Trademark Tools Electric Blanket for the car plugs into a cigarette lighter/12 volt and heats up to keep you warm and help you feel comfortable as you wait for your car heat to kick in!

If you have a woodstove or fireplace, you’ll be better off this winter than those of us with old furnaces. Be sure to start chopping firewood early and store it in this Shelter Logic Covered Firewood Rack 12FT. A recently ended auction ended for $4.67, the buy it now price is $139.  covered firewood rack

Love tunes and staying warm? Who doesn’t! Get alerted to the opening of this auction for an Infrared Heater Music Heater with AM/FM Radio. Value: $223.
Listening to your favorite radio station but left out in the cold in a winter night? Dr Heater USA has the solution. Dr Heater USA is proud to launch its DR928 Limited Edition, the world’s first infrared space heater that features a high quality speaker with AM/FM radio. Simply connect your iPod, Iphone, iPad, and other MP3 devices to the heater via an AUX cable, which is provided with your purchase, and enjoy ambient music at the comfort of your own home while feeling blanket by cozy warmth.
The Limited Edition heater, comes with Advanced Dual Heating System, combining PTC and Quartz Infrared Technology, produces super level of therapeutic heat and comfort. Stay warm this winter while saving on heating bills.infrared heatIt kinda looks oldschool, but hey if it will keep you warm and provide music, why not?
Hopefully you won’t have to leave work or errands and get back to your car only to find it doesn’t start. Been there, done that – it’s not fun! Make sure you are prepared for a winter battery drain with this Stanley 300 amp jump starter.  Buy it now price is $66, the auction ends soon on DealDash so be sure to check it out or search for an upcoming auction on the homepage.
stanley 300 jump starterBuy it now $66.

Are you prepared for winter? Do you like any of these items?

Great Christmas Gift Ideas for the Special Woman in Your Life

Is there a special woman in your life that you are trying to find the perfect Christmas girl for? Whether it be for your Mom, Wife, Sister, Friend, or Girlfriend it can be hard to figure out the perfect gift to buy for them, especially on a budget!
When considering what gifts to buy it’s good to think about what they like to do and what their lifestyle is like.
Are they busy working all the time? Busy caring for you or a family? Do they have any hobbies? No time for hobbies, but would like to give them both time and ways to make their interests a reality?
Here’s a few great gifts for special women!
Wife or girlfriend busy working all the time?  A great gift idea would be this food storage container set + a week/month of prepped food! Healthy, wholesome lunches would be a wonderful gift. Especially if you like to cook! Rubbermaid Easy Find Lids 24-Piece Plus 4 Food Storage Set Buy it Now price: $22 – See more at: https://www.dealdash.com/battle.p The last set sold for just $0.17!rubbermaid
Bid on these on DealDash.
Does she spend a lot of time keeping up with your home? Perhaps she’s a stay at home mom and spends hours a day cleaning, cooking and taking care of you. If she likes music, who doesn’t!? A perfect gift would be a brand new iPod and this Bose SoundTouch speaker dock. Bose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System Buy it Now price: $473 – Last sold for $34.99
A Dyson vacuum is also a great gift!
Not everyone loves jewelry, but it’s nice! And since not every lady likes the same jewelry or has the same taste as you might, the perfect gift for Christmas instead of jewelry would be this $100 gift card to Zales so she can pick up a beautiful bracelet, necklace, earrings! Or bid and win multiples and use it to buy an engagement ring :).
zales gift card deals
For more great gift ideas be sure to check out these auctions and others on DealDash.com!
Good luck & happy shopping!

Cheap Christmas Gifts for Kids!

It’s that time of year again. Christmas shopping is upon us. For those of you who get started on your shopping early, even before Black Friday, you could save a significant amount of money and get all the gifts you want for all the special people in your life.
Do you have little ones to shop for? If so, you could save money on the best gifts for your children, grandkids, nieces, nephews or friends children by shopping on DealDash. Take a look at the wide assortment of items for kids and learn how you can save.
Christmas Gifts
Christmas Gift Idea for the little girl in your life!

HASBRO FurReal Friends Butterscotch My Walkin’ Pony Pet – Bid to win or buy it for $27 and get your bids back!

Welcome to the world of Butterscotch and her friends! This sweet little pony pet is a soft and cuddly pony that responds to your touch! When you pet her, your pony starts to walk and make real pony sounds. She’s got a poseable head that you can move side to side. Groom and style her mane and tail with the included brush and flower clip so she can be the fanciest pony in the show!

  • Pony walks and makes pony sounds when you pet her
  • Butterscotch, My Walkin’ Pony pet has a soft mane and tail you can groom
  • Poseable head moves side to side
  • Ages 4 and up

– See more at: https://www.dealdash.com/battle.php?auction_id=2645531#sthash.YeLAPCFk.dpuf

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The perfect Christmas gift for the little aspiring chef!
step 2 lifestyle kitchen

Step 2 Lifestyle Custom Kitchen – bid to win or buy it for $111, free shipping!

A recipe for fun! This compact, upscale kitchen with a decorative plate rack, storage shelf, and granite-look counter tops looks like the real thing!

  • Fun electronic sounds include phone, cooking, and microwave
  • Special frying pan and boiling pot with lid activate electronic frying and boiling water sounds in stove’s front burner
  • “Stainless Steel” oven, microwave, and refrigerator enhance children’s play and provide valuable storage of playtime accessories
  • Upscale granite-look counter tops
  • Recycle bin and pull-out drawer
  • Decorative plate rack, storage self and sink with faucet
  • Framed window and wallpaper border
  • Includes 20-piece accessory set (accessories may vary)
  • Requires 4 “AA” and 2 “AAA” batteries (not included)

– See more at: https://www.dealdash.com/battle.php?auction_id=2645422#sthash.HKDRqrwE.dpuf

disney atvLittle one that loves to move? Check out this Disney Mickey Mouse Hot Rod Quad 6V Battery-Powered Ride-On by Kid Trax!

The Kid Trax Mickey Mouse Hot Rod Quad Ride-On has a whimsical design that completely captures the fun world of the popular children’s television show. This unique Hot Rod will keep your little one busy for hours driving around with his favorite Disney character. Premium construction, such as a transparent plastic windshield and chrome plating sets this 6V ride-on apart from the rest. It also includes one speed forward, an easy-push button drive system and Power Trax rubber traction strip tires. This battery-powered ride-on features a 1950s classic Hot Rod theme. It moves at the rate of 1.5 miles per hour and has mouse ears and fun Disney logo details.
– See more at: https://www.dealdash.com/battle.php?auction_id=2645586#sthash.1G0UkX8S.dpuf
Kids not old enough for a  ride-on toy? Pull them around the lake in this Radio Flyer wagon!
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Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon
Take your two favorite little ones on a ride around town in the Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon. This award-winning Radio Flyer Toy Wagon has many features to enjoy like folding seats, cup holders, seat belts and more. The Radio Flyer Wagon comes with seat belts for added safety, a super-large storage compartment and an extra-long handle for easier pulling. The handle folds under for easy storage. Plus, the Radio Flyer Toy Wagon also features front axles designed for non-tip turning and Dura-Tred wheels, a Radio Flyer wagon exclusive for a quiet ride. The exclusive convertible feature makes this Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon 2 wagons in 1. Made for children over age 1-1/2. This Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon assembly time is approximately 20 minutes.
– See more at: https://www.dealdash.com/battle.php?auction_id=2645494#sthash.Uc5DfWVU.dpuf
3 Bidding Tips to Get What You Want on DealDash!
  • Bid with Resolve

When you start bidding, don’t get distracted and don’t just throw a few bids on 10 different items. You are likely to lose, especially if you are bidding on multiple items at once. Hone in on one auction and really focus! Bid until you win! If you don’t win, no problem – use buy it now, get your bids back and get the item for the listed buy it now price. No shipping costs!

  • Bid on What You Want

Don’t bid on anything just to bid, bid on items you want or see a need for.

  • Bid on Christmas gift items a few weeks in advance

DealDash ships pretty quick, but just in case it takes at least a week to get your item be sure you bid a few weeks ahead of Christmas!
Keep bidding and winning! Post your questions in the comments. Good luck!
Photo of gifts by m01229.


Save Big on Gift Cards and Hobbies Today on DealDash!

Wouldn’t you like to win gift cards for less and go on your own custom shopping spree?! DealDash offers so many gift cards to a variety of different stores. Plus, if you’re worried about what to get your loved ones for Christmas/Holidays check out DealDash’s gift card auctions.
Today DealDash is offering a special 50% off all wins sale and a gift card special! For 3 hours on October 25, 2014 DealDash is offering TONS of auctions just for gift cards.
Want to create your own shopping spree for yourself or a loved one? There’s gift cards to Macy’s, Target, Sears, Amazon.com, Walmart, Aeropostale, and more!
Don’t feel like cooking? No need to worry, save dishes and money with gift cards to popular restaurants like Texas Roadhouse, Panera Bread, Subway, Pizza Hut.
Go to DealDash.com and sign up to see what it’s all about!
Then, after the auctions for gift cards are over there will be 3 hours of auctions for stuff to fuel your favorite hobbies. From gardening to exercise, grilling, machine shop equipment, dress presses, etc., to iPod docks if you just like to chill and listen to music. AMC movie theatre gift cards if you like to relax with a movie and buttery popcorn! Plus, the price of movies have really increased over the years, by bidding on a penny auction for an AMC gift card on DealDash – if you win, you may be able to save significantly! Electric scooters for those of you who love to move and get outside! There’s even auctions for tents, binoculars, mountain bikes, kayaks, portable camp stoves, fishing gear, lanterns, coolers and other camping gear if you want to practice wilderness survival or just get away from it all with a camping trip.
Golfing your hobby of choice? DealDash will also offer new golf clubs from TiTech, Wilson Sporting Goods, and more!
If you’re a duck hunter you’ll enjoy seeing auctions for decoys on DealDash during this hobby auction event, or any time! Just search for decoys.
Love to shoot hoops? DealDash even has an auction for an MD Sports Medal 2-Player Basketball Game with net.
What’s DealDash anyway? Its a fun, pay to bid penny auction where you purchase bids for chances to win brand-new items for less than retail. Do you bid?

5 Things You Should Know About Bidding

Want to win more auctions on DealDash, but haven’t been able to and feel stumped?!
Here are 5 things you should know about bidding on DealDash and other penny auction websites before you get frustrated and give up.
1. Bidding is not free nor is it a guarantee you will win anything!
Remember, each time you place a bid you are spending money! Unless you get the bids you are placing free by posting pictures of you with your wins on social media, or you won a bid pack auction, each bid you are placing should be treated like money. For more on bid pack auctions read Bidding on Bid Packs! You must be comfortable with losing money if you purchase bid packs, bid and fail to win.
Bids cost $0.60 a piece and are sometimes less if you get in on a bid pack promotion on DealDash.
2. Bidding is not the only cost involved when you are bidding.
If you win,  and by all means – hopefully you do,  you will have to pay the final auction price. The price that the auction is at when it ends, in addition to any bids spent.
3. Shipping is FREE
On DealDash.com when you win and when you use buy it now, all items are shipped to you free of shipping charges.
4. Bidding is FUN
Bidding can be fun if you don’t take it too seriously, but just serious enough knowing that you are spending real money and you might not win anything.
5. Know what DealDash offers and how to find it.
Did you know that DealDash offers thousands of items each week? Not sure if they have what you’re looking for? Be sure to use the quick and easy search bar to narrow it all down. DealDash offers everything from toilet paper to turkey dinners, gift cards, home tools, kitchen items, furniture and tons more! Just read more of this blog to find out or see for yourself. Click here to check it out and bid!