Want to go out for New Year's Eve and still save money? Many restaurants are open, and some even have special food or drink deals. Always call to verify hours and prices before you put on your party hat, because participation in these promotions may vary by location. Applebee's: Stop by … [Read more...] about New Year’s Eve dining deals 2021
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Looking for something to keep the kids occupied over the holidays? Register online for Lowe's FREE "Holiday House Kit" — a graham cracker creation that reinvents the traditional gingerbread house. Complete with all the trimmings to build and decorate an edible holiday house, the kit has four designs … [Read more...] about Free ‘holiday house’ kit for kids from Lowe’s
Some people enjoy thinking about what to buy for gifts, going out to buy gifts, getting home and wrapping gifts, going out to deliver gifts or mail gifts . . . I am not that person. Don't get me wrong. I love it when I happen to see something in a shop or online and think, "That would be … [Read more...] about Living on the Cheap gift guide roundup 2021
Of course your dog has been a very good dog this year! Just listen to what he tells Santa. And you can capture the moment with a free photo of your pet with Santa at participating PetSmart locations. (Of course, your companion animal doesn't have to be a dog; if your pot-bellied pig, bunny or … [Read more...] about Free pet photos with Santa at PetSmart
This year, it isn't a question of "Where can you get a free turkey for Thanksgiving?" but "Where can you get a whole Thanksgiving dinner for free?" Ibotta is once again offering its "Free Thanksgiving Dinner" program in an effort to feed millions of families this Thanksgiving with groceries bought … [Read more...] about Get totally free Thanksgiving meal from Ibotta
If you're "of a certain age," as they say, you might remember the layaway desk at department stores. Shoppers who wanted to buy a big-ticket item, or do holiday shopping ahead of time, would put the goods "on layaway." The store would hold the items for them and the customer would pay for the goods … [Read more...] about Are ‘buy now, pay later’ alternatives to layaway a good idea?
Lowe's will offer a new 10 percent discount coupon for eligible first responders in the home improvement stores nationwide and on Lowes.com Oct. 22 through Oct. 24, in recognition and appreciation for their service. The discount for first responders is a first for the company, which already … [Read more...] about Lowe’s offers 10% off coupon to first responders
There's a new Groupon for Sam's Club! This deal on a Sam's Club membership is a one-year membership for $25, or you can purchase the $35 package that comes with Member's Mark extras. This deal is available until Aug. 15, 2021. Be sure to always read the redemption instructions on the Groupon … [Read more...] about Sam’s Club Groupon
Here's a streaming TV deal that sports fans and movie watchers will love. Paramount+ streaming service (formerly known as CBS All Access) recently added a new plan that's only $4.99 per month. It's even cheaper if you sign up for an annual subscription. Either way, the new plan saves you half the … [Read more...] about New, cheaper plan for Paramount+ (formerly CBS All Access) streaming service
Want to go on a virtual tour of the Met Museum with a top-tier Columbia art professor? Or learn about the history of the Olympics from a professor at UNC Chapel Hill? How about discover the science of intelligence with Amherst’s top professor of psychology? Now you can whenever the mood strikes … [Read more...] about Get One Month Free Trial: One Day University Now Helps You Get Smarter Year-round With New Online Format.
The experts at Consumer Reports are a great source for buying guides, based both on price and on how well the product did in their independent tests. Here are their suggestions for the best types of products to buy in September, along with added suggestions from our Living on the Cheap … [Read more...] about The best shopping deals in September 2021
Get a jump-start on your spring garden and save money by seeding veggies and flowers indoors. Seeds are a cheap way to create a spring garden as they cost much less than potted seedlings already grown in a nursery. Follow these steps to spread spring sunshine indoors. Choose your seeds … [Read more...] about Seed your spring garden indoors for less
The Triangle--the area of North Carolina anchored by Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill--is a thriving, growing region. Boasting three major universities, the University of North Carolina, Duke University and N.C. State University, it's home to countless cultural, entertainment, arts and sports events. … [Read more...] about New site showcases free and cheap things to do in the Triangle in North Carolina
When a home hits the market, one of the first tasks for the seller is to put on an open house. If your home is listed with a real estate agent, your agent will tell you how to prepare your home and organize the open house. If you list your home without an agent, then it's all up to you. Either … [Read more...] about How to put on a perfect real estate open house
Do you want to run your own business and publish a hyperlocal website? Living on the Cheap is looking for publishers to take over or start On the Cheap sites in cities around the country. Living on the Cheap provides the tools, including the website, hosting and instructions. Publishers provide … [Read more...] about We’re looking for website publishers