Frugal Family: Deals on Food, Clothing

This week's money-saving column provides discount information for ski trips, roses and Friendly's ice cream.

 We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us stretch our dollars.

This column will be dedicated to giving you five great local deals each week that will help your family’s bottom line, and since we do the scouting for you, you can save time as well as money.

You are a big part of this column. Let us hear about the deals you've seen. Just add them to our comment box.

Then come back each week and see what we've uncovered together.

 This week, Frugal Family scoured our local sources to come up with great deals ice cream cones, roses, kids and baby items, and ski trips.

Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions:

1.   Friendly’s -, , Enfield

Deal: Five coupons for free kids cones, plus $5 off a $25 purchase if you donate $1 to Camp Friendly’s.

Good Through Sunday.


2.   Geissler’s - , Somers, Windsor

Bouquet of a dozen roses, $19.99

Good through Saturday.


3.   Old Navy - Enfield

Old Navy has an in-store Kids & Baby sale, with items starting at only $5.  Plus, you can use a printable coupon to get an additional 25% off the price of any one item.

Good through February 17.


4.   Big Y - , Enfield

Use your Big Y Express Savings Card to get discounts at New England ski areas for winter family fun.  Details: http://www.bigy.com/esc/save/wonderfulWinter2010/wwSkiAreas.php.

Good Through April 24.


5.   The Children’s Place - Enfield

Save 15% on clothing for kids at The Children's Place with this coupon, good through March 17.  http://www.childrensplace.com/www/b/TCP/emailj/US-15OFF-020311_2.html.

Good through March 17.


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