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'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).
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.
Kevin Jerome Clark, 42, of Roanoke, Va., passed away February 25, 2015. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home Chapel, 540-344-1271.
Harrington J. Madden, 89, of Fincastle, formerly of Mills River, N.C. and Fairfield, Conn., passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel and Crematory, 540-977-3909.
Joseph Edward Bekius, LTC retired USAF, 91, of Salem, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 after a battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on December 24, 1923 in Grand Rapids Mich., to the late Joseph and Anna Bekius.
Sarah Scott Cheek Peterson, 59, of Roanoke, Va., died Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131.