Prudent, pennywise, parsimonious, penurious? Great. Me too. Read on for some deals to be had around Hudson this week, and be sure to post any other bargains you uncover:
Make Breakfast On the Cheap
It’s ’s final week of “8 Weeks of Winter Budget Stretchers.” Did you put the handy magnetized coupon card on your fridge? Get everything for a big ole breakfast Feb. 20-26 using coupons: a dozen free eggs; 99-cent Hormel Little Sizzlers; 69-cent Our Family Jumbo Biscuits; and $1.49 Mr. Dees frozen Hash Brown Potatoes. If you don’t have coupons, ask for them at the service counter. You can also score Nash-Finch’s private label Our Family coupons at its website.
Get Back in Shape at the YMCA
You’ll need to work off that breakfast so it doesn't make a big ole ... well nevermind. The is offering free trial five-day membership and a $5 joiners fee (savings $245) until Feb. 28. Its promotion also includes a free personal fitness assessment and consultation (value $100) plus savings on summer day care and swim lesson savings.
Tan Your Hide
Pretend it’s summer and visit , which is celebrating 10 years in business with a number of specials: Feb. 23, Buy-one-get-one-free tanning session; Feb. 24, free sample lotion with tan; and Feb. 25, two free tans with 30-point package purchase.
Grab a Margarita
Keep summer in mind; it’ll come. National Margarita Day was Feb. 22, so for a margarita, stop off at ’s happy hour 2-5:30 p.m. daily for $3 regular and $3.25 flavored margaritas (try the mango).
Fix a Fajita
Thinking of margaritas make me want fajitas, and Aldi is advertising everything you need: three-pack of multicolored peppers for $1.49; 48 oz. package of frozen chicken breasts for $5.49; yellow, red, sweet or white onions for 99 cents and a 20 oz. package of Roma tomatoes for 99 cents.