Toro Ultra Vac leaf blower, $69.99 delivered

There is a snap in the air in many parts of the U.S., which means leaf change is not far away. Sadly, leaf change is quickly followed by leaf fall, and the need to rake, pile, bag or mulch leaves. A leaf blower can make the job go much faster.

The Toro Ultra Vac 51599 was a Consumer Reports Best Buy for convenience, performance and durability. Amazon currently has the Toro on sale for $69.99, $10 to $20 less than most retail locations. The deal comes really comes to life with free shipping. Keep in mind that it'll cost you $.50 per mile to drive to a store to buy the same model. If you don't live in the heart of consumerville, free shipping could save you a lot of money.