Frugal Family

Ways to save money for your family, during the week of March 15-22.

Where did the time go?  Everyone would like to stretch that paycheck for the rest of the week.  Here are some money-saving ideas from local businesses:

Papa Petrone's Take and Bake makes fresh pizza with fresh toppings you can take home and bake in your own kitchen.  Check out ways to save, including a frequent buyer card, a 25-percent contribution to schools on Mondays-Thursdays., 30-percent off weekly specials, and 50/50 splits for fundraisers. 

Susan G. Koman- 3 Days for the Cure   The Susan G. Koman three-day walk raises money to help cure breast cancer. It comes to Washington, DC on September 23-25, 2011. Between now and March 30 get $25 off the registration fee.  Register on the site or find out how to support others in their walk. 

Bottom Dollar grocery store is still working with Occoquan Elementary on a Classroom Connections Reward Program.  Register your Bottom Dollar card in the name of Occoquan on the website Food Connections or  at Occoquan Elementary, and your  purchases will help Occoquan earn materials and equipment for their students.  Check out the Bottom Dollar Weekly Circular.

Surf Restaurant.com and pay only $10 for a $25 gift certificate for the historic Occoquan Inn, which you can use with a purchase of $ 35 or more.  That’s a $15 savings on a great local meal! 

SmartSoure.com Eliminate clutter by tossing out those fliers you get in the mail.  Now you can print coupons on many things your family needs. Save on everything from glasses to desserts.  Enter your area code to get specific in-town savings. 

This week Michaels offers 50-percent off custom framing plus an extra 15-percent off.  Check out their site to see what’s on sale and get inspired by ideas for arts and crafts.

Go to Ikea located near Potomac Mills and take advantage of their new low prices.  Save up to 20 percent on a kitchen right now.  Also from March 18-20 deduct your restaurant receipt from your home furnishing purchase of $100 or more. 

Modell's is having a sale on gear athletes need for the new spring season.  Save on baseball gear, charged cotton tees, and $10 off all purchases of $50 or more.  Sale extends until Sat. March 19.

This week Barnes and Noble Members can save 30 percent on all Wimpy Kid Books and DVDs.  Get your tweens to read them before the movie opens on March 25. Plus, check out other deals this week on best-selling books and magazines at B&N.




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