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Krispy Kreme makes us all winners with its $5 deal

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

Didn't win the lotto? Console yourself with a dozen cheap Krispy Kreme doughnuts

You may not have won the lottery, but Krispy Kreme's latest deal is the only jackpot you need.

Just when you most need to drown your sorrows in doughnuts (I can't be the only one who thought I would be a billionaire today), Krispy Kreme is offering a consolation prize we all can get behind.

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Today, Thursday, Jan. 14, you can get a dozen Original Glazed Doughnuts at Krispy Kreme for $4.99 at all participating shops in the U.S. (call your local store to confirm participation). That's a pretty sweet discount, as a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts usually goes for about $8, depending on your location. It'll help make up for some of the money you spent on Powerball tickets, right? (That's definitely how math works.)

No coupon is needed to take advantage of the $4.99 deal. Simply ask for the discounted dozen doughnuts at the register, then feel the warm, delicious, iced carbs return the optimism to you soul. Take heart — the Powerball comes and goes, but doughnuts? Doughnuts are forever.

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