You Can Get Some Pretty Cool Glasses Online

Private Eyes Thixie Reader from DiscountGlasses.I got these pretty reading glasses online. From

They have a large number of frames to choose from and lots of different colors. I looked at several hundred before I decided on this pair of Private Eyes Thixie Readers.

They also have prescription glasses and sunglasses, so next time my husband needs new glasses we will likely get them online. They are cheaper than ordering from the eye doctor.

I love the case these came in! It is a hard plastic case with a flip top lid.

Case for glasses from case also came with a plastic cover to protect it from damage. The glasses themselves were also protected by a plastic baggie sort of thing. I like that. Don’t think anything less than being stomped on or run over by a truck during shipping would hurt them.

Glasses case with the plastic cover on it.

I got this pair because of the design on the sides. My pictures are a bit blurry but you can still see it.Private Eyes Thixie Readers from

They seem to be really well made glasses. Much better then the ones I had, which were the very cheap ones you get from a dollar store.

I was buying cheap ones because our newest puppy was going through that “chewing on everything” stage of life, and it took me a long time to get to where I would remember to put my glasses up where she could not get to them. I lost about 5 pair. The first pair that got chewed up was more expensive and I got really upset when she chewed them up. She has grown out of that now, so I really wanted a nice pair.

They look pretty good on me don’t they?
Me in the reading glasses from

Here is a side view.

Side view of me in glasses from

You can get free shipping in the U.S. and Canada or pay for expedited shipping. They also ship to over a hundred other countries around the world. They do accept PayPal.

I received a free pair of reading glasses to review.


Compact Portable Lenses Giveaway

Packages of i4ulenses.If you would like to try a pair of these compact portable reading glasses(read my review) from i4ulenses AND you live in the U.S or Canada then just enter on the Rafflecopter form below.

30 pairs of lenses are being given away by i4ulenses.  So there will be 30 winners. Ends June 3rd. The winners will be emailed and will need to reply with their shipping info and the diopter needed within 24 hours.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Do You Misplace Your Reading Glasses?

                  Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

Or just forget to carry them with you? I do that all the time and it is very annoying.

Not being able to read something without going back to get your glasses gets really old. And if you happen to be away from home then you are pretty much stuck.

i4ULenses can fix that problem for you!

Picture of a set of i4ulenses.These are portable reading glasses that will fit in your wallet. Or your purse or your pocket. They will even fit in your hatband!

So you wouldn’t have any problem carrying them anywhere you go. If you are going out in the yard or garden just put a pair in your pocket(in case you end up needing to read a packet of seeds or something).

Have a pair in your purse in case you are in the store and need to read a label.

I have reading glasses all over the house and these little glasses are great for those rooms or cars where you only need glasses occasionally. Sticking a pair in your glove box is a good idea too.

The only thing that might be a problem is if you wanted to use them on the beach or when out in the yard. They do not stay on if you have sunscreen on your nose or if you get really sweaty.

Packages of i4ulenses.

These are flexible so if you accidentally step on them or something it probably won’t hurt them. They actually have a guarantee that if your i4ulenses break within a year they will replace them.

The glasses are one size fits all(adjustable) and come in several diopters. I need 1.50 for reading on the computer but stronger ones for books. These work well and they are not heavy.

If you order a pair(or two or three) be sure to mention that you heard about them on Simple Wyrdings and they will send you a free hard case!

I4ulenses hard case.

Need Some Cheap Eyeglasses?

Need Some Cheap Eyeglasses?

Zenni Optical is one of the best places to find cheap eyeglasses these days.

Zenni manufactures their own eyeglasses and they only sell their own brand. That is why they can sell them so cheap…there is no middleman, no retail overhead, and very little advertising cost.

They have some pretty green ones : cheap green eyeglasses from Zenni OpticalThere are also a lot of other colors and styles to choose from so you are pretty sure to find some to fit your own style.

Zenni considers prescription eyeglasses to be a necessary health item for most wearers as we know that many people cannot function well without their eyeglasses.

They are proud to be able to offer a high quality product with great durability and comfort at an affordable price.

They have all sorts of lenses too. My husband has to have bifocals if he wants to be able to read without changing his glasses constantly and Zenni has them!

All of their eyeglasses come with anti-scratch coating which my husband also needs.  They also have UV protection and come with a microfiber cleaning cloth.

The shipping cost per order in the USA is $4.95 and international starts at $9.95.

They are offering 50% off on anti-reflective coatings through may 14th, 2012.

Holiday Themed Zenni Optical Frames

Holiday Themed Zenni Optical Frames

Holiday themed Zenni Optical Frames are coming to town! Zenni Optical makes cheap eyeglasses for everyday use. They also have some frames that come in festive holiday colors!

My favorites are these pretty green frames :Green eyeglass frames.

They have some red ones and some silvery ones too! Of course there are lots of other colors as well but those seem to me to be the ones most suitable for the holidays. If you like blue or purple however…you can find frames to suit! Go look for yourself and let us know what you find!

These would make nice stocking stuffers for just about anyone who wears glasses. Especially reading glasses.

They are very affordable as you can get some for as low as 6.95! And all thier glasses come with anti-scratch coating, full UV protection, a protective case, and microfiber cleaning cloth.

The shipping is reasonable too. USA shipping for an entire order is 4.95(international is 9.95) and if your order is more than $50 the shipping is free in the US!

Zenni can do this by cutting out the middleman and having practically no advertising budget. They only manufacture and sell their own brand Zenni.

This is really great because you can spend the money you save on glasses (that you HAVE to have) on something that you WANT. The last time my husband got glasses they cost well over 200 dollars…if we known about Zenni at the time we could have spent less than half that! We could have spent that money on Christmas presents for our grand-kids.

We will know better next time. And now so will you!

Giving the Gift of Sight

Giving the Gift of Sight

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With the holidays right around the corner, many people are looking for a unique gift that also gives back! Why not give the gift of sight?, a top online eyeglasses store, is giving customers another gift option this holiday season! Giving a gift card is a wildly popular idea for just about any occasion but this year, make your holiday gift meaningful AND easy. Give a GlassesUSA gift card!

The company is already America’s favorite online glasses store and they’re making your quest for high quality glasses that don’t cost an arm and a leg much easier! So, why would you give eyeglasses as a gift? Consider this: 60% of the population wears eyeglasses but many people hold off on getting new glasses because they think it’s a luxury expense rather than a necessity!

Buying eyeglasses doesn’t have to be so nerve wracking and giving the gift of sight could put someone at ease when they feel cash-strapped – especially during the holiday season. This year, you don’t have to just treat others, why not treat yourself to new frames? Take advantage of these holiday offers:

  • Take 30% off any pair of glasses and get FREE US shipping with the code Holiday2011. (Basic single vision lenses included and upgrades are available for an additional cost.)
  • Take 10% off any order of prescription glasses. Code: Blog10

You can also buy a GlassesUSA e-Gift Card and save more – it’ll entitle you bigger savings for when you want to buy glasses at a later date. You can learn more here:

This holiday season, spread a little cheer and give a gift needed by so many!

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Zenni Optical Prescription Eyeglasses

Zenni Optical provides cheap eyeglasses for deserving eyes. They can do this by cutting out the middlemen. They sell directly to you from their factory. They have no retail overhead, and very little advertising costs.

Zenni manufactures its own products using the most modern materials and manufacturing and marketing systems.  They do not sell brand names but only their own brand : Zenni.

They consider prescription eyeglasses to be a necessary health item for most wearers and take a great deal of pride in being able to provide their customers with a high quality product. Zenni eyeglasses are durable, safe, and comfortable.

The prices on Zenni eyeglasses are very reasonable as well.  The lowest price is $6.95 which is very affordable. And all of their glasses come with anti-scratch coating, UV protection, and a protective case. If you spend more than $50 on an order the shipping is  free.

Since glasses are also a fashion and style item they have a great many frames to choose from too. There are lots of different colors. From bright yellow to purple, green, and black. And a few with several colors or designs such as flowers on them.

The Zenni website lets you choose different colors and types of glasses to look at. So if you know you want green and plastic you can set the search to only show those. That makes it much easier to find what you want.

If you are looking to get some new cheap eyeglasses check out Zenni Optical.

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