Posts by Patti


Free projects for kids at Home Depot stores

Free hands-on projects for youngsters are offered the first Saturday of the month at participating Home Depot stores. Register on the Home Depot website. Participants receive a Kids Workshop apron and keep their projects. The activities are designed for youngsters ages 5 to 12.

Earn free book with Barnes & Noble kids’ reading program

Several reading programs for kids offer rewards for participants. Barnes & Noble stores offer a free book. Participants read eight books  and write some information about them in a reading journal that may be printed from the Barnes & Noble website. Submit the information at a store by September 3 and participants are permitted to pick a free book from… Read more »

Einstein Bros. afternoon bagel discount

Einstein Bros. offers a happy hour deal for bagel fans. Single bagels and eligible toppings are 25 percent off 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at participating Einstein Bros. shops. The deal is mentioned on the restaurant’s website and Facebook page. Some restrictions and exceptions may apply.

Free activities for kids at Lowe’s

Parents interested in free kids’ workshops at Lowe’s should register their youngsters early. Hands-on activities tend to book up at some stores. Information and registration is available online at the Lowe’s website.

Teachers’ discounts in Amelia Island

Florida teachers receive discounts at some hotels and inns on Amelia Island. Valid Florida Educator identification is required, and reservations for the teacher discounts need to be made directly with the hotels. Some of the deals may also apply to other school employees Amelia Hampton Inn at the Beach offers 10 percent discount, 904-321-1111 Amelia Hotel at the Beach offers… Read more »

Oscar films & more movie deals

With plenty of buzz about the Oscars, some theaters are offering deals and packages for the nominated films. With this group of deals, participation may vary, so it’s a good idea to phone or browse online to determine which movie theaters are best. We snagged some of these deals from our affiliated site,  Living On The Cheap. Regal Cinemas’ Best… Read more »