Jul 29, 2014

Deals of the Week: Saving Money on Saint Patrick's Day

Our weekly feature that gives you money-saving pointers

Deals of the Week: Saving Money on Saint Patrick's Day Deals of the Week: Saving Money on Saint Patrick's Day

Looking to save every penny in this tough economy? Here are five great local deals:

1. Fully Cooked St. Patrick's Day Dinner for $14.99 at Shoprite

, located at 17-17 River Road in Fair Lawn, is offering a fully cooked St. Patrick's Day Dinner that feeds two to three people for $14.99 with a Price Plus card. The meal includes one pound of sliced corned beef, one pound of steamed cabbage and one pound of red bliss potatoes. These meals will be available in-store on a first come, first serve basis.

2. St. Patrick's Day with River Dell Flowers

Order that special bouquet to celebrate the  Luck of the Irish now with  and earn reward points. Choose from the Basket O Luck, Green Vase, St. Patrick's Bouquet, St. Patrick's Day Wishes or Topiary. For every dollar spent, you'll receive one reward point. Reward points can be redeemed during checkout for cash savings on future orders or exchanged for brand name merchandise. You can even donate your points to the charity of your choice.

3. St. Patrick's Day Treats with A Total Basket Case

Send a bit o'  Irish luck  out to your family and friends with this party basket overflowing with goodies from . Cashew nuts, Gouda cheese, tortilla chips, salsa, California Crisp crackers, key lime cookies, Ghirardelli mint chocolate bars, and clover chocolate are just waiting to be savored on St. Patrick's Day.

4. Corned beef, Bangers and Guinness at Costco

Run into  Costco  this week and you’ll likely find a sample station of succulent corned beef next to the big chunks of meat for sale. Their three-to-five pound packages of Shenson USDA choice boneless corned beef brisket are $3.79 per pound and come with a convenient spice packet inside. Their A.K. Gourmet Irish-style bangers are $8.49 for a pack of 16 small but fat links. 24 packs of 14.9 oz. cans of Guinness Draught Stout will run you $28.19.

5. Corned Beef, Cabbage and Shamrocks at Trader Joe's

At  this week, all Saint Patrick’s Day treats are labeled with a green paper shamrock to make your shopping trip easier. So head to  or  to check out these deals: Pocino Naturals uncured corned beef brisket is priced at $7.99 per pound; Trader Joe’s brand uncured flat corned beef rounds are $4.99 per pound and their packs of 12 Irish bangers are $3.98; for cabbage, you can get either 2 baby green cabbage heads for $2.49 or a 10 oz. package of shredded green cabbage for $1.19; or Trader Joe’s 6 inch shamrock plants are $5.99.

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