We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us stretch our dollars.
This column will be dedicated to giving you five great local deals each week that will help your family’s bottom line, and since we do the scouting for you, you can save time as well as money.
You are a big part of this column. Let us hear about the deals you've seen. Just add them to our comment box. Then come back each week and see what we've uncovered together.
This week, Frugal Family scoured local sources to come up with great deals on meals, plumbers, baby furniture, guitar lessons and movies.
Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions.
1. in Sandy Hook
Deal: Prix-fixe meal for $19.95 includes appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.
Good through: Mondays through Thursdays
Deal: Free 14-day prescription for certain antibiotics. No insurance necessary.
Good through: Ongoing. Check with the pharmacist for specific antibiotics that qualify for this promotion.
3. YMCA at and
Deal: 50 percent off joining fee for new members during open house this week.
Good through: Feb. 7 - Feb. 13
Deal: Going out of business sale means all items are 50 percent off.
Good through: Sadly, this store closes Feb. 20.
5. Caraluzzi's Market
Deal: One dozen rose bouquet for $10.99
Good through: Feb. 14