I don't normally post recall alerts, but since a J.Crew Clearance Store and Warehouse is in Lynchburg, I thought there might be some of these coveralls in dresser drawers and kids consignment stores around the region.
I've rounded up my favorite — and the most popular — deals from the blog this past week:
This is the fifth in a series of five Elizabeth Arden reviews.
Some really good *free* stuff is happening in the Roanoke Valley this weekend. (There's also that spring game happening down in Hokieland.)
This is the fourth in a series of five Elizabeth Arden reviews.
I've already written about my "convenience fee" rage last fall, when I learned how a trip to the box office can save beaucoup bucks when buying tickets.
I just saw the signs in Allstate's giant front yard along Electric Road:
This is the third in a series of five Elizabeth Arden reviews.
The 60th annual Vinton Dogwood Festival opens Wednesday night -- which also happens to be the best value for unlimited carnival rides.
If you were already toying with the idea of joining Sam's Club's more expensive membership plan -- otherwise known as Plus -- you should pay attention.
This is the second in a series of five Elizabeth Arden reviews.
Sorry for the late notice, but I'm afraid this news caught me a bit off guard.
But of course the Frappuccino has its own verified Facebook page!
This is the first in a series of five Elizabeth Arden reviews.
Good news, Kroger shoppers: No digital coupons are required for the latest 4x fuel point promotion (unlike the last time) AND the deal is valid for about two weeks.
Not only are there a bunch of free things happening this weekend, but I found enough bargain shopping events to warrant a special roundup.
More wet weather is in the forecast, but Kevin Myatt says the least likely time for rain will probably be early Saturday (good news for the Blue Ridge Kite Festival and the Blue Ridge Marathon).
How could I have lived in the Roanoke Valley for almost 30 years and never heard of the Golden Shoestring?
Country Cookin, the Roanoke-based restaurant chain, is cooking up a "Little Deductions Eat Free on Tax Day" deal.
Considering a trip to the mall to freshen up your spring wardrobe?
Have you price-checked your prescription drugs lately?
Update (April 10, 10:30 a.m.): A reader emailed me about the Southwest Virginia Gluten-Free Expo, which is happening Saturday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at Tanglewood Mall. Admission is free, of course!
Get a jump on Mother's Day gifts with the next Elizabeth Arden warehouse sale.
Shoppers, mark your calendars: The Monster Indoor Flea Market returns to the Berglund Special Events Center in Roanoke on Saturday, May 9.
What would Oprah order at Starbucks?
I'm gazing outside my sunny office window, wishing I was on spring break with Roanoke Valley schools this week.
Traveling is one of my favorite ways to recharge my creative batteries. It also helps me look at Roanoke like an outsider.
Just in time for spring break, Cox Communications is offering its customers the opportunity to catch up on buzzy shows like "Game of Thrones," "Outlander" and "The Walking Dead" for free.
Walk, walk, walk.
I'm back from vacation and spent the entire morning digging through piled-up emails.
Count me as one of the people who think creating a fertile environment for entrepreneurs is key to our region's economic success. It makes for more exciting shopping opportunities, too.
The March Happy Monday deals for Starbucks members end today with half-price Frappuccino drinks from 2 to 5 p.m.
You're in luck, starting with a big egg hunt.
I'm out of the office this week, so I won't be ready to pounce on the latest deals. But I've done some spring inbox cleaning and found a few stories from the Associated Press that will help save you money.
First, the bad news: I'll be out of the office this week, so I can't pounce on the latest deals.
Starbucks continues to offer Happy Monday deals throughout March to its rewards members.
Based on the latest gift card offer, it's pretty obvious Target wants its baby deals to get our attention.
I didn't realize Domino's offered a "Brooklyn-style" crust, which is described as thin and "perfectly foldable."
After a snowed-out February sale, the J.Crew sample sale returns to the Lynchburg warehouse this weekend (March 21 and 22).
This might seem counterintuitive, but perhaps beer would lure you to a running club?
If you're reading this, you probably love to shop.
Keeping up with toys, clothes and other randomness for one 18-month-old seems hard enough.
The quick answer is no, not really.
Don't forget about today's sweet freebies.
How big is the pot of coupon gold this week?
The big story this weekend, of course, is the McDonald’s St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Roanoke -- which was among USA Today's roundup of noteworthy St. Paddy's Day celebrations.
Forget basketball and brackets.
Here's your chance to get about $150 worth of health testing done for free.
I'm a bargain-hunting mom who values time as much as money. Read more about my favorite stores and shopping style. Share your questions, tips and story ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'm on Twitter, too: @smogilvie.
Margaret Hammit Stinnett, 96, of Buchanan, Va., passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015. Arrangements by Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan Chapel, 540-254-3000.
Belva Myers Edwards, 86, of Hillsville, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Twin County Regional Hospital. Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clyde Everett Edwards; parents, Louis Charles and Mollie Fowler Myers; and two sisters, Betty M. Gardner and Barbara Myers.
Bonnie June Stoots Combs, 68, of Pulaski, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski, Va., 540-980-6160.
Edith Boysaw, 76, of Dublin, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Roanoke, Va., 540-345-9100.