Serenades and Dark Chocolate Facials
Valentine's Day can be managed on a budget with these special deals from the Paulding County Parks and Recreation Department and the Paulding Chamber of Commerce.
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.
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This week, Frugal Family reporter Carolyn Cunningham scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on Valentine Day serenades, day spa discounts, office supplies, restaurant wings and groceries:
Deal: Through today, registration concludes for Valentine Day Serenades sponsored by the Paulding County Parks and Recreation Department. The $15 fee per serenade may be paid and appointments made at Mt. Tabor Park, Taylor Farm Park or Braly Sports Complex from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The serenades will take place only in Paulding County on Valentine's Day between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Good through: Today
Deal: Three "Hot Deals" for La Bella may be found at the Paulding Chamber of Commerce website. For $90, you can receive a dark chocolate facial mask AND chocolate-covered strawberries. For $250, couples receive not only the chocolate-covered strawberries but a bottle of champagne, aromatherapy and 1.5 hours of massage in a private room. Also, a rose petal manicure or pedicure is available for $40, manicure, $45, pedicure or $80 for both.
Location: 76 Seven Hills Blvd., Suite 109, Dallas
Contact: 770-917-1212 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Sunday and Monday, closed, BUT OPEN ON VALENTINE'S DAY, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Good through: Feb. 28
Deal: Staples has new printable coupons, including Buy 2, Get 1 Uni-Ball writing products, $5 off Zebra bulk writing products, $5 off a 4-pack of Sharpie permanent markers, $2 off a 4-pack of BIC Atlantis ballpoint retractable pens, 50 percent off Avery durable view binders and 50 percent off Staples 100-pack, 3-tab manila file folders
Location: 4471 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway at Ga. 92, Hiram
Hours: Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Good through: Saturday
Deal: Buffalo Wild Wings in Hiram sells their wings for 45 cents each every Tuesday and their boneless wings for 60 cents each on Thursdays.
Location: 5000 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway, Hiram
Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. - midnight; Monday - Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 1 a.m.; Thursday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Good through: ongoing
Deal: With Saturday's closing of the Hiram Kroger, you can find special markdowns only at that location. On Saturday, there still was enough merchandise for me to complete my entire shopping trip. Orange "Special" stickers throughout the store yield discounts unique to this location. Also, there are several grocery carts near the produce section with discounted merchandise. All cosmetics are 50 percent off, but most of those items are gone.
Location: 4215 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway at Ga. 92, Hiram
Hours: Daily, 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Good through: Saturday