Of all the frugal sites I have told people about, this one meets with the most disbelief and skepticism. I first heard about it on the Money Saving Mom's blog, and then a friend had also used it, so I decided to give it a try. It is Zenni Optical.
At this site, you can get prescription glasses - frames and lenses both - for as little as $10 shipped. No kidding! For real! I, like many people, have spent hundreds on glasses. But my husband, myself and my son all wear them, so that could get very expensive very quickly. Thank goodness for Zenni! It's cheap enough we each have a back up pair, where before I would wait YEARS to get a new pair of glasses.
So I have ordered several pairs from them, the glasses are great, the frames are fine, they seem to last, the prescription is done well. All you need is your prescription and your PD (pupillary distance) which you can get from your eye doctor.
You can upload a picture of yourself to "try on" different styles of frames. You can search by price, style, color, material, men's, women's or kid's. Then you can save your favorites and compare them.
For us, it has worked great! Check it out!
- ► 2017 (50)
- ► 2013 (521)
- Money Saving Mom post on patience
- Inexpensive glasses at Zenni Optical
- Savings tip: Cook and Freeze sausage
- Zucchini boats
- Kid motivator: The Prize Store
- Savings tip: Retail Me Not
- Country Photo Essay
- Savings tip: Save Your Mesh Bags
- Easy Shepherd's Pie
- Homemade Dry Stuffing and bread crumbs
- Earn money free: From Inbox Dollars
- Free Amazon gift cards: From Swagbucks
- Patience with kids: Wet cement commercial...
- Tasty Turkey Crescent Braid
- Free gift cards: From MyPoints
- Awesome resources: Money Saving Mom, Spark People
- How I Got Here
- Inaugural post: Where I Am Now
- ▼ November (18)
I cannot believe that this blog started three months ago. At the beginning I wasn't sure if I'd have enough to say. Well, LOL, I n...
According to this article, Wichita has received the 2nd largest snowfall on record, reaching so far 14.2 inches, with the highest being 15 ...
Today I want to start talking about a topic very near to my heart: postpartum depression. According to the agency I volunteer with, Postpart...
Apparently Brady has learned about "humus" - broken down organic matter which makes wonderful soil - as opposed to "hummu...
This post is a part of the Fantabulous Valentine's Day Favorites blog chain put together by a great group of bloggers. The theme ...
So a recent discovery, given to me by my wonderful mother-in-law, is Walgreens' knock-off perfumes. They have all kinds, like fake Opium...
There's a good guest post at the Money Saving Mom blog today . Here's an excerpt: "Because of increasing gasoline prices we n...
Saw this article today and they had some good ideas. I forgot peaches in my 100 low-cal snacks! Here's the link: Spark People 100 cal tr...
Do you like my little depiction of a "worry bully" over there? I think that's kind of what they look like sitting on some...
Back in January, I posted this deal from Proctor & Gamble (I don't know if they have the same ones available or others now, but...