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Stretching the Family Budget

We've scoured the neighborhood for deals, so you don't have to.

Stretching the Family Budget Stretching the Family Budget Stretching the Family Budget Stretching the Family Budget

Welcome back to our weekly rundown of five local deals to help with your family’s bottom line. Since we do the scouting, we save you time as well as money.

This week we scoured our local sources and found savings from dinner to dessert, with a kids-eat-free deal, ice cream for 31-cents per scoop, and organic fruit and veggie discounts. Plus as Administrative Professional's Day is this week, we found savings on flowers -- to reward that person(s) in your office who keeps everything going smoothly. Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions, if any:

1. Kids Meal Deal: , 933 Ellsworth Dr, 301-588-1192.

Deal: Kids eat free at lunch or dinner every Wednesday.

Good through: Ongoing (on Wednesdays).

2. Ice Cream: , 8639 16th St., 301-565-5280 (and other participating locations).

Deal: Get a scoop (or two) of ice cream for only 31 cents per scoop while helping a cause— Baskin & Robbins is honoring the nation's firefighters by donating $100,000 to National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Good through: April 27, 5 - 10 p.m.

3. Organic Fruits and Veggies: , 833 Wayne Avenue, 301-608-9373.

Deal: Save this week on selected organic produce: mangoes are two for $3, carrots $1.79 a bunch, grape tomatoes $2.99 per pint, and spring favorite asparagus is $4.99 per pound.

Good through: April 26 (hurry!)

4. Flowers - Cut, Potted or Arranged: , 909 Thayer Avenue, 301-565-0686 (and other locations).

Deal: Administrative Professionals day is Wednesday— save while picking up a floral thank-you for the person(s) who helps your office run smoothly: Potted hyacinths are $2.99 (4-inch);  potted tulips $5.99 (6-inch), and floral arrangements start at $14.99. Bouquets and cut flowers also on sale (including 18 roses for just $12.99) .

Good through: April 26 (hurry!)

5. Games and free Pizza: (various locations)

Deal: Have an at-home game night and receive a free Tombstone pizza coupon, with the purchase of any Hasbro-brand game and Hasbro's online offer. Suggested local locations to pick up a game are or .

Good through: Game must be purchased by April 30; send in receipt as proof of purchase.

Happy Savings!

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