Libraries aren't the only places to find free events for children.
We have the Elizabeth Arden warehouse sale dates for March.
If only bagged tortilla chips tasted as good as those warm baskets of chips at Mexican restaurants.
I'd say go to IHOP Tuesday to enjoy free pancakes, but the whole point of this National Pancake Day promotion is to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
You'll have to share your info to get these deals at two popular Italian restaurants near Valley View Mall.
First, you should know I committed two grocery shopping no-nos on my first visit to a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market:
Just in time to stock up on St. Patrick’s Day parade garb ... Big Lots is bringing back its Friends and Family sale this weekend, when you can get 20 percent off your entire purchase.
Update Feb. 27 (4:44 p.m.): The Try a 2K event originally scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to the weather.
You don't need a pot of gold to have fun in March.
Today is a popular day to give away food.
Updated (Feb. 24, 7:45 a.m.): All Sheetz locations are giving away free coffee and fountain drinks on Tuesday, too.
I'm already thinking about higher education expenses for my little one, and she's only 18 months old.
There's only one coupon booklet touting over $35 in savings in the Sunday, Feb. 22, newspaper, but there are a few coupons worth digging out:
Ready to get out of the house?
Update (Feb. 20; 1 p.m.): The showcase has been postponed until Sunday, March 22.
Yep, that’s right, Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut on Tuesday, Feb. 24.
This post comes with my own kind of winter storm warning:
Suffering from cabin fever already?
This was no ordinary hug.
Judging by this blog's analytics, you *really* love Starbucks deals.
How does a romantic Valentine's Day dinner at Waffle House sound?
I love themes ... like parties. Or theme parks.
Apparently doubling the number of organic products by the end of this year is a key strategy to help Sam's Club boost sales -- and court higher income customers.
Kroger is rolling out a sweet fuel promotion before Valentine's Day.
Most of the noteworthy coupons in this Sunday's (Feb. 8) newspaper are not in the two coupon booklets.
If you don't mind cooking with your sweetheart, you should definitely consider these *sweet* Valentine's Day Groupon deals from Omaha Steaks.
Before I list my top five favorite freebies this weekend, I must remind you of a few other entertaining bargains on my radar:
Already thinking about summer vacations?
Here's a sweet valentine for movie lovers.
As if those crackilicious chicken biscuits weren't tempting enough.
A decade after its debut, I still *heart* "Project Runway."
Once again, I consulted the monthly buying guide from Consumer Reports for guidance on the best deals for February.
I scanned the inserts and two coupon booklets coming in the Sunday, Feb. 1, newspaper and found a few worth noting:
I've scoured calendar.roanoke.com, our Standouts and Top Tickets for the best free entertainment this weekend.
The next Elizabeth Arden warehouse sale happens just in time for Valentine's Day.
Thanks to Papa John's VT (@PJBlacksburg), who reminded us about the 40-percent-off deal following Virginia Tech's basketball victory against Pittsburgh last night.
Thanks so much to Annette Anderson Hodges of Clifton Forge, who emailed me a bunch of creative tips from her April garden wedding after reading my post about Roanoke's recent bridal show.
Have you considered that Great Wolf Lodge Groupon deal? Buy now to get an extra 10 percent off.
I've written before about Sam's Club membership deals (which have been among this blog's most popular posts) ... and what to buy at Sam's Club.
How can you help support local businesses?
If you're anything like me, you need a calendar to function. I seriously have to plan my spontaneity.
You really love Paul's.
Just a reminder about Chipotle's Sofritas deal today (Monday, Jan. 26).
This will be a big Sunday for coupon booklets: I counted four, including two Red Plums, a SmartSource and a P&G, which featured the most coupon savings (over $100) in that book alone.
If you're ready to part with an old prom, bridesmaid or cocktail dress, you might consider bringing it to a Feb. 7 dress sale organized by the Northside High School PTSA.
We have another wonderful guest post ... this one by columnist Dan Casey, who was surprised -- in a good way -- by the customer service at L.L.Bean. -- Stephanie Ogilvie
Good news: The Kids Winter Carnival at the Salem Civic Center is free.
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Rhonda Anne (Nana) Rigney, 49, of Rocky Mount, went to be with our Lord Saturday, February 28, 2015. Born January 7, 1966. She was so in love with the Lord and ready to reunite with her best friend, mother, Margaret J. Wiley. Although devastated and heartbroken we know that she is walking the streets of Gold.She leaves behind, her one true love, husband, Randy W. Rigney; her father, Rufus E. Flinchum; siblings, Eugene, Jacob and Tonia; children, Courtney and Colby Fitzgerald, Casey and Josh Kelly, Heidi and Lewis Rumley, Jeremy Roberts, Nakisha and Derrick Harper, Jennie Rigney, Joshua and LaQuisha Rigney, Randy and Tammy Cole; and 22 grandchildren. Her love for life extended beyond her children to everyone. She never met a stranger. Her smile and laughter are a memory to never fade. Rhonda's life was a roller coaster of events but she learned to trust in God's strength and not her own. Over the last 10 years she grew into a mature soldier for Christ. She was rich in love and desired to have everyone together. She was an amazing mother, devoted "Nana" which she extended beyond her own children. She was mama Rhonda and Nana to everyone.Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the chapel of John M. Oakey and son, Salem with Rev. Brian Gordon officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the funeral home.
Nancy Jean Collins Wallace, 67, of Radford, Va., passed away March 1, 2015. Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Central United Methodist Church, Radford. Arrangements by Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory, Radford, Va., 540-639-2456.
Freddie Eugene Huffman, 72, of Wirtz, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015. Graveside Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Franklin Memorial Park. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel, 540-977-3909.
Tina Marie Hunter, 40, of Roanoke, Va., died suddenly on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Pheasant Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center. Tina was born in Roanoke on October 25, 1974, and lived in the area all of her life. She was the daughter of the late Kenneth E. and Nancy L. Robertson Hunter, and had attended Goodwill Industries. In addition to her parents, Tina was preceded in death by her brother, Tony Bodmer; and brother-in-law Gary Dowdy. She is survived by her brothers and sister-in-law, Thomas and Pat Hunter of Bedford, and Roy Bodmer of Frederick, Md.; sisters and brother-in-law, Ann and James Gray of Thaxton, and Sue Dowdy of Christiansburg; uncles, Richard (Mary) Hunter of Floyd, and Ray Hunter of Roanoke; aunts, Faye Bush and Joann Hammond, both of Roanoke, Millie Coshun of Littleston, Pa., and Pauline Ford of Westminster, Md.; her father's fiancée and her family, Martha Strickler of Roanoke; George (Penny) Lawson of Bonsack, Kim (Lynn) Manning of Roanoke, and Granny. A service celebrating Tina's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Lotz Funeral Home, 1001 Franklin Road, Roanoke. Burial will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy, 1825 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006 or http://ucp.org. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.lotzfuneralhomeroanoke.com