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Frugal Families

Weekly deals for families on a budget

Frugal Families

We’re all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or simply looking for deals you can’t resist, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings to 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 have seen. Just add them to our comment box.

This week, Frugal Families scoured our local resources to come up with great deals for Valentine’s Day fashion, flowers and fanciful treats  (Remember to always check with the merchant for additional conditions)


Specializing in delectable gourmet cupcakes.

Deal:  Valentine’s Day Gourmet gift box for $41 that includes a box of nine cupcakes wrapped in a satin bow, a small bouquet of flowers and Valentine’s Day card.

Good through:  Feb. 14.


Come Play in the Dirt and help sprout new Valentine’s traditions.

Deal:  Special offers on rose plants and colorful houseplants such as:

Cymbidium orchid (7-inch pot)  Regular $39.99 now $29.97

Florist hydrangea (6-inch pot) Regular $16.99 now $12.97

Cyclamen (6.5-inch pot) Regular $11.99 now $9.97

All Daphne Odora and rose plants are 25 percent off

Good through dates:  Feb. 10-15 

3.     Spanx

Look extra special for your Valentine’s celebration.

Deal:  Buy three pairs of Tight-End Tights (style 128) and get one free with code FREETIGHT (available while supplies last)

Good through:  Midnight EST March 2


America’s discount footwear retailer.

Deal:  Buy one, get one half off everything storewide

Good through:  Feb. 15


The world’s leader in natural and organic products

Deal:  Two dozen roses for $19.99 through Valentine’s Day, while supplies last

Good Through:  Feb. 14

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