If your morning is as slow-moving as you predicted it would be, cheer yourself up with the thought of ice cream. Free ice cream. Today is our favorite holiday of the year, Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day! This "greatest-ever deal," as well as all-time lows on Wrangler jeans and PC components, are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.
Top Freebie Deal
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Cone
Store: (Participating Ben & Jerry's locations
Offer valid: From 12 pm to 8pm ET on April 8
Do You Need It?: It's hard to justify splashing out on little luxuries this early in the week, but you never need fear. The most handsome and loyal of other halves, Ben & Jerry's, is offering a free ice cream cone to all you lovely people to make your Tuesday a little bit sweeter. Plus, absolutely no purchase is necessary. To find a store near you, click here. (Make sure to select the "Participate in free cone day" box.)
Top Apparel Deal
Wrangler Men's Loose Fit Jeans
Price: $9.60 with free shipping for Prime members (or $5.48 s&h)
Lowest by: $27
Do You Need It?: We like to encourage our deal-slingers to opt for those bargain bin beauties in almost all cases, but there are some essentials that are worth parting with extra bucks for big brand names. Jeans are one of those items. Luckily however, Amazon has discounted this pair of Wrangler pants to an astonishingly low price, so you can bag high-quality without breaking the bank. They're available in sizes from 30x32 to 42x32.
If you haven't done so already, you can sign up for Amazon's fashion newsletter to receive an extra 20% off coupon via email. That will additionally cut these pants to just $7.68.
Top Deal for PC
Discount: Up to 50% off
Shipping: Free shipping via Prime; otherwise, it starts at $8.41
Do You Need It?: Refurbishing your computer can be a costly effort, but this Amazon sale, and its many low price tags, caught our eye as a budget-busting way to save on an upgrade. Prices start from just $4.89, making it one of the best sales we've seen on these items in recent months. Two items of particular interest are the Intel Haswell Core i5-4670k 3.4GHz Quad-Core CPU(pictured) for $189.99 (a $40 low) and the ASUS Dual Band N900 802.11n Wireless 4-Port Gigabit Router for $99.99 (a $30 low).
Top Tools Deal
All Power America Foot Pump Inflator with Air Gauge
Price: $2.99 plus in-store pickup
Lowest by: $7
Expires: April 12
Do You Need It?: If you're a frequent victim of flat tires, then this very cheap and very cheerful foot pump will make a worthwhile bargain. It's dropped $4 in just three weeks to an all-time low and, what's more, is less than three times cheaper than a shipped unit at any other store. It features a universal valve adapter.
Top Appliance Deal
NutriBullet 12-Piece Superfood Nutrition Extractor and Blender Set
Price: $99.99 with $41 in SYWR points with free shipping
Lowest by: $41
Do You Need It?: If your health kick needs a little revival, then this NutriBullet blender set will help you get things straight in the kitchen. If you sign up for A Shop Your Way Rewards membership at Sears (which is free!), you'll bag $41 credit for absolutely nothing. That puts it at $6 less than March and the best price we've ever seen. This high-speed blender and mixer system includes a 24-oz. pitcher with power base, two 18-oz. cups with lids, an extractor blade, and milling blade.
Donna Doyle is a senior writer for Dealnews.com, where this article first appeared: http://dealnews.com/features/morning-jolt/