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Frugal Family: Homemade Treats

Let's get crafty and celebrate!

Frugal Family: Homemade Treats

1. Microwave Popcorn (the healthier way)

Deal Time: Anytime

Where to Find It: In your kitchen and your local grocery store

You need: A brown paper lunch bag, scotch tape, popping corn, salt and melted butter (optional). Pour ½ cup popping corn into the bag (no oil necessary) and fold/tape the bag shut afterward. Lay the bag on its side in your microwave and cook until there is approximately 5 seconds between pops. Every microwave is different, so you need to experiment with yours to see a more exact time. Put it in a bowl, sprinkle on your toppings of choice, and enjoy!

2. Cards and Invitations (A.C. Moore)

Deal Time: Now through Saturday, September 3

Where to Find It: 346 Providence Highway, Dedham | 781-461-2484

Making homemade cards and invitations is fun, AND it makes the recipient feel loved since you took the time to custom make something for them! Get 45 percent off all stock paper and paper packs at A.C. Moore this week.  Download this week’s flyer to see all of their discounts and coupons!

3. Craft time (Michael’s)

Deal Time: Now through Saturday, September 3

Where to Find It: 15 Stockwell Drive, Avon | 508-580-8881

Let your imagination run away with you and channel your crafty side.  Print out this coupon for forty percent off any regular priced item. There are also custom framing coupons.

4. Free Event: Face painting, free cake, and the Vegetable Circus

Deal Time: Friday, September 2, from 3-7 p.m.

Where to Find It: Whole Foods, 300 Legacy Place, Dedham | 781-329-7100

Help Whole Foods Market in Dedham celebrate their second birthday. They have face painting from 3-5 p.m., cake cutting at 5 p.m., and the Vegetable Circus performance 5-7 p.m. They will also be handing out free product samples.

Related Topics:  Frugal Family and  local deals

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