5 scary good deals for Friday the 13th


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"Friday the 13th" gets a bad rap largely due to the superstitious connotation that's attached to the mysterious date. This time around, however, we've decided to flip the script and turn it into something beneficial, and what's more comforting than a hefty deal?

We've amassed five popular products ranging from handheld pieces of tech to must-have countertop appliances that are majorly discounted today. Don't miss out!

SHOP: Amazon Fire 7 Tablet, $39.99 (orig. $49.99)

Gone are the days when the quality of tech was dependent on its price tag. This Amazon Fire 7 Tablet currently retails for $39.99 with special offers. This marks 25 percent off its original price of $49.99. The tablet is available in four colors — black, plum, sage and twilight blue — and two storage capacity choices of either 16 GB or 32 GB. The item is also eligible for free shipping.

SHOP: iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuum, $449.00 (orig. $649.99)

The iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuum is certainly not a casual purchase, but with the recently posted 45 percent off price of $449.00 — it originally retails for $649.99 — the high tech home appliance may be worth the splurge. This particular Roomba model boasts several impressive features including Wi-Fi connected mapping and compatibility with Amazon Alexa. It also cleans both carpets and hard wood floors with ease.

SHOP: KitchenAid Professional 5 Qt Mixer, $199.99 (orig. $449.99)

Coming in at 56 percent off is the KitchenAid Professional 5 Qt Mixer. Originally retailing for $449.99, this popular countertop appliance has been drastically reduced in price to $199.99. Available in four signature colors — black, silvery gray, red and ice blue —this Target sale item is one of the best-rated appliances across the board. This sale ends on Saturday (Dec.14).

SHOP: Keurig K-Mini Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, $69.99 (orig. $89.99)

Keurig coffee makers are probably one of the most sought-after kitchen appliance brands in recent memory, but the prices of the products often deter some from purchasing. Target is currently offering a 22 percent deal on the popular K-Mini single-serve model at $69.99 (it originally retails for $89.99). This unit fits perfectly into any small space in your kitchen, making it ideal for a small apartment or kitchenette.

SHOP: Instant Pot Duo Nova 6 Quart 7-in-1 One-Touch Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, $59.95 (orig. $99.99)

Arguably one of the top five most discussed countertop appliances of the year is the revolutionary Instant Pot. The latest model, the Instant Pot Duo Nova, currently retails at the standard price of $99.99. However, Target is currently offering a 40 percent off deal, slashing the price to $59.95. Buyers will receive free standard shipping on the item, which has earned the reputation of the one-stop-shop among kitchen appliances.