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BUFFALO, N.Y.-- Aboutthree weeks before Valentine's Day is actually one of the best times to purchase that perfect gift.

As the days leading up to V-Day approach, many of the "promotions" are in fact reductions on items that are cranked up in price for the special occasion. Stores know when folks are buying out of necessity, and don't exactly go out of their way to lower prices if they're going to nab that sale anyhow.

I'd like to thank two of the cheap ladies in my life Katie and Julia for helping hunt down some of today's items and for their continue cheap support.

In no particular order, here are our favorites:

75% off Digital Photo Viewer Key Chain at Kohl's

Was: $29.99
Now: $10.80

Coupon code: SMS7200

Expires 01/31/12

73% off Men's Nautica Blue Cologne at Amazon

Was: $55
Now: $14.99

$7 Fitness Magazine Two-Year Subscription

Expires intwo days

50% off + Extra 20% off Madelaine 12pc Chocolate Roses

Was: $49.99
Now: $19.99

Coupon code: SMS7200

Expires 01/31/12

$10 off purchase of $30: Perfect V-day Gifts at Fannie May Chocolates

Was: $30
Now: $20

Coupon code: 22103

Expires inthree days

$19.77 Memorex Docking station Portable Speaker for iPod/iPhone

Was: $99 (although that's a reach), Amazon selling for $60 at the time this article was written
Now: $19.77, deal expires tomorrow

Compatible with iPhone 4s, use code DEALNEWS1 at checkout for free shipping on one item.

Big Spender? Here are two bonus deals!

66% off Sephora Favorites Rollerball Collection + Free Shipping

Was: $140
Now: $48

Expires 01/31/12

Newegg: $36 off Norelco Electric Men's Shaver + Free Shipping

Was: $89.97
Now: $53.99

And here's today's Super Bowl TV Deal of the Day:

$200 off Panasonic 50" Viera HDTV + Free Shipping at Tiger Direct

Was: $799.99
Now: $599.99

Expires inthree days

We receive absolutely no financial compensation for mentioning any company, product, or deal. The purpose of this segment is to find great deals -- that's it.

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