Blinkies - What Are They?


If you’re a newbie visiting money saving websites or forums, you may have heard the term Blinkie tossed around and wondered what on earth they were talking about.  Blinkies are a cute nickname for the coupons that come out of little machines mounted on the aisles in some stores.  They get that name because the machines often have a red blinking light designed to draw your attention to the coupons they offer.  Tops and Target are just two of the stores in our area that have these Blinkie machines.


While you may have always walked by these machines, I suggest you give them a second look on your next shopping trip.  Last time I was in Tops, I found seven blinkie coupons including: