Monday, October 26, 2015

Frugals fall publication now available!

Brrrr, mornings are a bit chilly these days…quite alright with me as fall is my FAVORITE season--hoodies, bonfires, and a new edition of Frugals!  

Do you have a loved one who needs rehabilitation services?  Alice B Tawes Nursing & Rehab Center in Crisfield offers short term stays during recovery from surgery for knees, hips, shoulders and stroke patients, just to name a few.  The facility accepts private pay & insured residents, including those eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.  For more information, see the layout on pages 24-25, as well as the inside front cover.

The holidays are coming up, which means lots of shopping for many of us!  Do you find yourself running a bit short each week after paying the bills?  EZ Loan$ has 8 locations in Delaware & Virginia, which offer cash for shopping, vacations & even up to $200 FREE interest.  See back cover for more details.

The cooler weather means lots of picking going on…pumpkins and apples!  Check out the 3rd generation orchard grower, Vessey Farm in Westover for fresh fruits, vegetables and mums.  Don’t forget to bring the kids!  See page 4 for address and hours.

Looking for a place to hold your corporate or office party?  Check out the Club Car Café in Parksley, VA.  They have a private party room, delicious food, and entertainment available.  Enjoy 10% off your party booking of 20 or more when you present the coupon on page 3.  This location has been utilized as one of our previous coupon classes, so I can say for a fact that it’s a great gathering place!

Perhaps it’s a birthday party you are looking to host?  Crown Family Entertainment Center in Fruitland has you covered from birthday parties, to corporate/team building events, and even family reunions.  Schedule a tour of the area’s most unique private party venue today!  See ad on page 5.

Just down the road from Crown, you’ll find Top City, where they will meet or beat any legitimate price quote, offer 6 months same as cash financing, and off FREE delivery.  All of this is in addition to their 10% coupon located on page 8.

The chilly mornings are just the beginning of the cold temps we are bound to see as winter grows nearer.  Now is the time to start the winterization process for your boat.  Goose Creek Marina in Westover can help you with the process.  They offer dry dock storage, power washing, boat repairs & bottom painting, water/electric hookups, boat slips and much more.  Check out their ad at the bottom of page 26 for all the details.

Richy Hobbs Gas Service is offering gas fireplace or heater cleaning for only $70 when you mention the ad on page 16.  The service includes the cleaning of burners, pilot & logs; check of pilot safety, thermocouple or MV generator; remote control service; lighting of pilot & operation of the unit through one complete cycle.  

H & H Furniture & Appliances in Pocomoke is hosting their Spirit of Christmas weekend on Nov 13-15th.  You can save 20% off one in stock accessory when you present the coupon located on page 34, which also includes more details about the special weekend.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Princess Anne is hosting a Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 14th, which will include scrapple & oyster sandwiches, homemade baked goods, collectibles and antiques.  See page 27 for more events, as well as a coupon good for BOGO ½ off your sandwich at the Fall Bazaar.

One of my favorite memories as a child is going to dinner at Peaky’s Restaurant with my grandparents.  My children can make those same memories as Peaky’s is still going strong, at the very same location I visited as a child.  Make your reservations today for the Thanksgiving Buffet or hold your Christmas party in their private dining room at no extra charge.  See the top of page 31 for more details.

Check out Don’s Seafood and Chicken House & Pub in Pocomoke, where they have a banquet room available for birthday & retirement parties, after hours parties, civic groups & business meetings.  Enjoy 10% off your party booking with the coupon at the top of page 35.

One of our favorite family holiday traditions is to attend the Walk Thru Bethlehem at Lynnhaven Baptist Church in Pocomoke!  Relive the night Jesus was born as you travel back through time, walking through an interactive, unique outdoor experience.  Admission is FREE & refreshments are served.  Arrive early!  See page 7 for dates and times. 

Chincoteague is having Christmas by the Sea, which includes holiday events from November 27th through January 1st, including a Gingerbread Challenge on Sunday, December 6 from noon until 3pm.  You can sign up to form a team OR just be a spectator.  There’s FREE admission, and all are welcome.  The houses and decorations are even provided for you!  The only request is to bring a food donation for the Chincoteague Food Bank.  More information can be located at the bottom of page 41.

The Salisbury Zoo is hosting their Critter Christmas event on December 5th & 12th from 1-4pm.  For more information, see page 16.

Somerset County is full of historical landmarks, and this year, you can see some of those landmarks first hand at the various holiday happenings scheduled, a few of which include the Christmas Tree lighting on the courthouse lawn, a Christmas parade, pictures with Santa, a Christmas reception & dinner at the Teackle Mansion, a Festival of Trees at St. Andrews Episcopal Parish and many more.  See the list on page 29 for a full event list, including dates, times and locations.

Have you had the experience of attending the largest Christmas parade on the Eastern Shore, right here in Pocomoke?!  If not, mark your calendar for Monday, November 30th at 7pm!  If you can’t make that, check out the Mayor’s Old Fashioned Christmas Evening, later that week on Friday, December 4th from 530-830pm.  See the top of page 34 for more events.

After you’re done at the Mayor’s Old Fashioned Christmas Evening, head on over to the Mar-Va Theater for their live production of A Christmas Story on December 4th at 8pm.  More dates and times can be found on page 37, along with a coupon for a FREE drink!

Get yourself all prettied up at The Hair Loft’s open house on December 10-12th in Painter, VA.  You can find a coupon on page 41 for BOGO 30% off hair products.

If Virginia is too far for you, check out Simone’s Hair Studio in Princess Anne.  Walk-ins are welcome, and the offer gift certificates & hair products, in addition to the $5 off color service coupon located on page 30.

In this edition of Frugals, you will find many new advertisers, including Nails Spa in Selbyville, DE.  Their ad on page 11 includes a coupon for 15% off to celebrate their new renovations!  Walk-ins are welcome!

I haven’t jumped on the paint night bandwagon yet, but trust me, not because I don’t want to!  Tickled Paint ARTworks in Salisbury is offering a $5 savings towards in-studio paint parties when you present the coupon at the top of page 19.

Are you using e-cigs to quit smoking?  Check out ShoreVape’s coupon on page 45.  Located in Onley, VA, they are offering a FREE Valor Vapor juice or BOGO ½ off premium juice (15mL) when you present the coupon at the bottom of page 45.

Looking for something different to give as a gift this holiday season?  Check out Simple Pleasures Bountiful Treasures in Pittsville, MD.  They have ornaments & gifts, punched tin lights, candles, crocks, seashore décor, crafts, furniture & much more!  Use the coupon on page 19 to save 20% off your purchase!

Do you know someone who likes to duck hunt?  Book them a duck hunting trip with Duck Guide in Chincoteague.  They offer the largest, most diverse populations of waterfowl found anywhere!  See page 47 for more details.

While it’s still a little early for many to begin thinking about tax season, that’s not all that Accutax in Onancock, VA offers.  Check out their ad on page 42 for more information on how to reach them for tax prep, bookkeeping and payroll services.

A perfect stocking stuffer for the seafood connoisseur in your life would be tickets to the 2016 Seafood Festival in Chincoteague.  See page 43 for directions on how to save 10% by placing your ticket order online.

Just want to get away?  Stay at the Refuge Inn in Chincoteague and enjoy an exclusive, limited time offer of BOGO 30% off when you stay 2 consecutive nights.  Enjoy an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, FREE continental breakfast as well as local beach & nature trails.  See page 45 for contact information to make your reservation today.