Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Keep your eyes peeled for deals.
Sometimes you get to buy what you need (or even want) and get a bonus thrown in for free! This week at CVS, if you spend $30 on certain specially marked times you get a $10 gas card. They ran this offer two months ago, and I purchased several bags of M&Ms, which made nice year end gifts for teachers, bus drivers, etc.; plus I got a $10 gas card as a bonus. I just opened a bag of peanut M&Ms that I kept for my family – yummy! CVS’s flyer also states which items have a coupon for them from Sunday’s newspaper insert. Here are some other deals to look for when shopping: - Many times a product will have an offer for either more of that product – i.e. buy three boxes of cereal and get a coupon for a free one. - Buy that product and get something…
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
10 Tips for saving at the grocery store and home
Times are lean, so we need to save every penny we can when food shopping and cooking. Here are ten tips to help you save on your food budget!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
How to have fun on a shoestring.
In my never-ending quest to save money, I will share with Patch Readers the story of how I filled a summer vacation day full of fun for my four children. You can put these tips into action for this week’s school vacation! The day started with a free movie at Showcase Cinemas in Randolph. They were showing previously run movies, but who cares – they’re kid movies on the big screen! Bring your big purse and fill with snacks so you don’t have to buy the overpriced concession items at the theatre. Cost: $-0- Next stop was Ryan’s Amusements for bowling to use the gift certificate one of the kids won as a prize in the reading program at the library. Cost: $-0- Look for discount coupons for $.99 games of bowling in the ValPak coupons that come in…