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.
Living Social doesn't feature as many local deals as Groupon, but you should know that the site is offering an extra 20 percent off today (Tuesday, March 10).
Have you joined the My Starbucks Rewards program yet?
Mark your calendars: Dairy Queen is giving away ice cream on Monday, March 16.
I try to avoid drinking my calories -- especially late at night! -- so I doubt I'll be partaking in Sonic's milkshake deal.
If you're a pet owner living in two specific Roanoke ZIP codes, you're in luck.
Target wins my love this week, with a couple of specific deals:
I’m a big fan of Groupon deals (especially for massage), so I definitely take advantage of its occasional flash sales.
Update (March 5, 9:45 a.m.): Performances of "Song of Mark" at Our Lady of Nazareth Church have been canceled due to illness. I've removed them from the list below.
When we picture going to Roanoke's St. Patrick's Day Parade, we think green, right?
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'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 email@example.com. I'm on Twitter, too: @smogilvie.
Martha Fielder Dalton, 65, of Moneta, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Mountain Pass Baptist Church. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford, Va., 540-586-3304.
Marquise Shaquille Wilson, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015. A Celebration of Life will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015, at Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation, Roanoke, Va., 540-345-9100.
Marilyn Brotherton Kingrea, 67, of Pearisburg, Va., passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015. Graveside Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Birchlawn Abbey, Pearisburg, Va.. Arrangements by Givens Funeral Home, Pearisburg, Va., 540-921-1650.
Opal Imogene Suggs (Jean) Neumann, 92, of Bedford, Va., passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Celebration of Life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Walnut Street Chapel, Bedford, Va., 540-586-7360.