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10 Best Sales to Shop During the Long Weekend From Our Place, Shutterfly, Le Creuset, and More

Elaine Selna
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As we head into the long weekend, it's important to reflect on our collective history and take time to rest, recharge, and self-care. Many popular retailers also use long weekends as an opportunity to host major sales. With Labor Day behind us and Thanksgiving and Black Friday only a month away, this three-day weekend could be a way to get a jump-start on gifts for the family, so you have less stress during the holiday season and more time to enjoy being with your loved ones. We’ve outlined the 10 best sales on bedding, cookware, and tech products that you can shop during this long weekend.

1. Our Place

Our Place

Get Our Place’s fan-favorite Always Pan for $115 instead of the usual $145 and save about 20 percent during the brand’s Early Bird Sale. This highly sought-after piece of kitchenware has over 19,000 reviews and a 4.4-star rating on the brand's site, so if you’ve been waiting to purchase an Always Pan, this is one sale you don't want to miss.

Find it: Our Place

2. Wayfair

GE Appliances/Wayfair

Starting Friday, October 8, you can save up to 60 percent on lighting, home decor, and furniture for indoor and outdoor spaces during the brand's 72-hour Clearance Sale. Get major appliances like the GE Appliances Smart Laundry front load washer for $1079, which is 15 percent less than the usual price. Upgrade your living room furniture with a 41 percent off Wade Logan sleeper sofa and a 37 percent off Etta Avenue shag white area rug, plus other stellar deals.

Find it: Wayfair

3. Le Creuset

Le Creuset

Le Creuset's Dutch oven is a coveted piece of kitchenware that could make a great heirloom piece. You can get it on sale in the 8-quart size on the brand’s website for $300 instead of the usual $440, so you'll save $140. The product also qualifies for free shipping, and Le Creuset is giving customers who spend over $250 a free set of two mugs when you use the code COZY at checkout, so it’s a win-win scenario.

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4. Nectar


Nectar’s Fall Sale offers saving up to $499 on the brand’s standard and premier mattresses in all sizes, ranging from twin to California king. In addition, during this sale, you can get an extra $100 off and sheets, mattress protectors, and pillows when you add them to your Nectar mattress purchase. This deal ends on Sunday, October 10 at 11:59 p.m., so check out this sale quickly if you want to take advantage of these discounts. There are even hundreds of dollars of savings on Nectar’s foundation and adjustable bed frames.

Find it: Nectar

5. Shutterfly


As one of the most popular online printing services, Shutterfly wants to help you start the holiday season right with tons of amazing deals. From now until Sunday, October 10, you can save up to 50 percent on everything they have to offer without a code. In addition, you can get 10 free cards with the code FIRSTLOOK and get an extra 20 percent off with the code BONUS, as well as a free 8-inch by 11-inch wall calendar with the code FREECAL. To get free economy shipping on orders of $79 or more by using the code SHIP79, or expedited shipping with the code UPGRADE.

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6. Bed Bath & Beyond

Instant Pot/Amazon

Save 25 percent on kitchen, bathroom, and decor products like the Instant Pot Pro or Wamsutta Egyptian cotton hand towels to get your home ready for visitors during the fall-festive season. You can get a 20 percent discount on select 20- to 24-count Keurig K-Cup pods (including Dunkin’ Donuts’ Original Blend). When you sign up for Beyond+ for $29 per year, you'll save 20 percent off your entire order each time you shop, plus get a year of free shipping.

Find it: Bed Bath & Beyond

7. Nest Bedding

Nest Bedding

Shop around during Nest Bedding’s Fall Sale and save 15 percent on select luxury mattresses. You can shop several discounted models: the Love & Sleep, which is on sale from $424; the Alexander Signature Hybrid, with prices starting at $807; and the Natural Hybrid Latex, which is discounted at $892 and up. There is no code required to add at checkout, and the sale will end on Monday, October 18.

Find it: Nest Bedding

8. Lenovo


Save hundreds of dollars on laptops, headphones, bags, and more during Lenovo’s Semi-Annual sale. During this sale, there are also doorbuster deals that are only featured for a limited time, so if there's a ThinkPad that catches your eye, it’s better to get it when you see it than hope it will be there later. In addition, if you sign up for the brand’s emails, you can get up to $100 off your first purchase and stack the savings on top of the doorbuster discounts.

Find it: Lenovo

9. Backcountry


Backcountry is ready to skip over autumn and head straight into the chilly cold season with its Winter Forecast sale. You can save up to 60 percent on gear skis, goggles, helmets, and winter clothing from brands like Patagonia and The North Face during this promotion. There is even an exclusive Stoic 3-in-1 ski snow jacket, which is discounted 75 percent off from $200, so you'll only pay $50.

Find it: Backcountry

10. Burrow


Burrow’s Fall Sale has begun, and to access it, all you have to do is sign-up via email. Once you’ve done that, you’ll discover that the furniture store offers $100 off when you spend $1000 or more; $200 off for spending $2000 and up; $400 off for orders of $3000 or greater; and $600 off when you spend $4000 or higher. These discounts will automatically be applied to your cart when you start adding sectionals, armchairs, and loveseats. The sale will continue until Sunday, October 17 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

Find it: Burrow

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