Saturday, February 16, 2013
Get tips to make sure you get the best deals at consignment sales and see when and where this springs local sales are.
Clothing children can be a challenge and a drain on the wallet, but consignment sales take each dollar much farther. Most local spring sales sell clothes and baby items. Some also sell toys, books, maternity clothes and more. February 26-28 Twice is Nice Consignment Sale Good Samaritan Church 212 West Lancaster Ave. Paoli, PA 19301 Hours: March 8-9 Spring Chicken Kids’ Consignment Sale Armenian Martyrs' Congregational Church 100 N. Edmond’s Avenue, Havertown, PA 19083 Hours: March 9 Main Line Moms of Multiples Monsignor Bonner High School Gym 403 N Lansdowne Ave Drexel Hill, PA 19026 Hours: 10am-1pm March 8-9 Second Time Around Kids Consignment Sale Marple Presbyterian Church 105 N. Sproul Rd., Broomall, PA 19008 Hours: March 9 Valley …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Here's where to find some of the best deals on Cyber Monday.
Black Friday has come and gone, but you still may be able to save big with stores nearby and far away by connecting with them online today, because it's Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday differs from Black Friday in that consumers don’t have to leave the comfort of their own homes (or offices) to take advantage of some pretty big pre-holiday deals. All the bargains laid out for Cyber Monday are for online shoppers only. So how can you find the best deals online this Cyber Monday? While most major retailers that have an online presence aren’t tipping their hats on their online deals just yet, many have splash pages set up that they're inviting shoppers to bookmark in advance of the Nov. 26 shopping holiday. Here are just a few stores that are …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Patch has tracked down deal flyers and other information about local store’s Black Fridays.
Patch editors in the Delaware Valley scoured the Internet and the streets to find you information on local Black Friday deals. Walmart Online Deal Ad: Marple Crossroads Shopping Center (Marple Township), 400 S. State Rd, Springfield Target Online Deal Flyer Kmart Deal Flyer Staples Flyer Kohl’s Deal Flyer Jos. A. Bank Flyer Toys R Us Online Ad: 1154 W Baltimore Pike, Medi Boscov’s Online Deal Ad: 1067 W Baltimore Pike, Media, at Granite Run Mall JC Penney Online Ad: 1067 W Baltimore Pike, Media, at Granite Run Mall Pun’s Toys, 839 ½ W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr: $10 off every $100 spent in November Sleepy’s, 111 E City Ave, Bala Cynwyd: 60% off all mattresses Michael’s Flyer: 57 E. City Ave., Bala Cynwyd Radio Shack Flyer: 39 E. City Ave…
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Clothes are expensive and it doesn’t matter that children may grow out of them before the season is finished. Find out how to save money and maybe even make money with consignment sales.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Lucy Bennett
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Moms and dads know that as your child grows, so does the hole in your wallet. And just because your child may grow out of the clothes in a matter of months does not mean the clothes are less expensive. Consignment sales, which generally happen in the spring and fall, offer parents an opportunity to buy gently used clothes for far below retail. They also offer parents an opportunity to make some money on those clothes after they are outgrown. Each sale works differently. Some benefit a cause or an organization while others are run by people as a small business. But in general, the money goes back to the sellers. How much money goes back to the seller depends on the sale and frequently on how many shifts the consignor works. Which …
Monday, January 16, 2012
The winter chill is finally upon us so it's time we make sure we're all bundled up and ready for this winter.
Each week Frugal Family features great deals on local products, services, tickets, meals or anything else that reaps savings for families. This week we're in search of a new winter coat. My daughter suddenly went through a growth spurt just as the temperatures finally caught up with the chilly winter season. Because most retailers are already pushing their spring clothing, now is a great time to buy winter clothes and outerwear. Note: Check with the vendor for additional conditions that may apply. BURLINGTON COAT FACTORY • Deal : Donate a coat and get 10% off your entire purchase. OLD NAVY • Deal #1: Nearly all of their outerwear is on sale now. • Deal #2: Take 15% off any amount or 25% off $100 or more. JCPenney • Deal #1 : Nearly all of …
Monday, January 9, 2012
It seems like each month someone is growing out of their shoes. That's why it's a huge help to the family budget to get a good deal on a pair of new kicks for the kids and even the adults.
Each week Frugal Family features great deals on local products, services, tickets, meals or anything else that reaps savings for families. This week, I noticed the whole family is in need of a new pair of sneakers. Running shoes for mom and dad, and comfortable sneakers for the kids. So we decided to scour the Internet for some local deals on a pair of new kicks. Note: Check with the merchant for additional conditions that may apply. THE RUNNING PLACE • Deal: Sign up for their quarterly newsletter and in their newsletter you'll find a $10 coupon. FINISH LINE • Deal: End of season sale, get 65 percent off select footwear. • Deal: Free shipping on select items when ordered online. Offer good through March 1, 2012. FOOT LOCKER • Deal: Free …
Monday, January 2, 2012
It's resolution time and one of the most popular promises for a new year is to get in shape.
Each week Frugal Family features great deals on local products, services, tickets, meals or anything else that reaps savings for families. This week, we're vowing to take better care of ourselves and get into better physical shape. So we searched the area for savings on gym memberships and fitness classes. Note: Check with the merchant for additional conditions that may apply. PLANET FITNESS • Deal: Pay a $10 initiation fee and only $10 per month. Good Through: Jan. 11 ROW ZONE • Deal: 20 classes at $11/each and the price, which equals to $220. Good Through: Jan. 31 ELLIS ATHLETIC CENTER • Deal: Free 1-week trial membership. CURVES • Deal: Pay just $10 to enroll with this coupon. Good Through: Feb. 18 HEALTHPLEX SPORTS CLUB • Deal…
Monday, December 26, 2011
Find good fortune while noshing on some homemade deals.
Each week Frugal Family will feature great deals on local products, services, tickets, meals or anything else that reaps savings for families. With the new year upon us, it's time to forget the past and make a clean start. Instead of leaving everything up to fate, why not enjoy a meal to increase your good fortune? There are a variety of foods such as pork, greens, and fish that are believed to be lucky and to improve the odds that next year will be a great one. This week, we searched the area for savings on our favorite foods to kick off a great new year. Note: Check with the merchant for additional conditions that may apply. ACME • Deal #1: Hatfield Simply Tender Center Cut Pork Chops or Roasts $2.69 lb. • Deal #2: Fresh Cod or Flounder …
Monday, December 19, 2011
The days leading up to Christmas can be hectic but it doesn't need to be costly. Here are some local deals where you can find goodies and decor.
Each week Frugal Family will feature great deals on local products, services, tickets, meals or anything else that reaps savings for families. This week, we're getting ready for our holiday parties with festive food and decor. Check out the deals from local grocery stores to create beautiful meals and centerpieces the whole family will enjoy. Note: Check with the vendor for additional conditions that may apply. ACME • Deal #1: Lancaster brand spiral sliced ham for $1.99 per pound with Acme supercard. • Deal #2: Locally grown poinsettia starting at 3 for $12, while supplies last. Good through: Thursday, Dec. 2. GIANT • Deal #1: Giant spiral sliced half ham for $1.79 per pound with club card. • Deal #2: Red and white mini rose plants for $8…
Monday, December 12, 2011
Stay under budget with thoughtful, low-cost gifts for everyone on your list.
Personal and thoughtful gifts trump the merely expensive every time. And whether buying for your best friend or your child's piano teacher, there are a variety of personal and thoughtful gifts available at local stores for less than you might think. In our efforts to save you time and money, we scoured the area for the best gift ideas and stocking stuffers under $10. Before you set out with cash in hand, make sure you have a list of ideas for each recipient, and definitely check out our own list of high-impact, low-cost gifts below. Note: Check with the merchant for additional conditions that may apply. DRESS BARN • Deal #1: Get red or black croc wallets for $9.99 each. Good through: While supplies last. LEARNING EXPRESS • Deal #1: Get …