Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Frugals spring 2016 edition

Springtime is FINALLY here—and so is the new edition of Frugals!

Hudson Health Services in Salisbury is a private, non-profit (NOT government run) substance abuse treatment center that offers detoxification, intensive inpatient care, partial day hospitalization, and supportive housing, all provided on their tranquil, lakeside campus.  This year, to recognize National Recovery Month in September, they are hosting a FREE picnic, open to the public.  See page 9-10 for more details.

Are you ready to upgrade your cell phone?  Verizon Wireless in Oak Hall, VA has several coupons located on the back cover, including their accessory bundle (includes a case, glass screen protector & car charger, valued at $120) for only $65!  See the back cover for other available coupons.

Looking for a place to pick your own fresh fruits this spring?  Head on over to Vessey Farm in Westover, MD.  They are a 3rd generation orchard grower, with u-pick or we-pick options.  Bring the kids!  Check out page 4 for hours and directions.
Johnson’s Seed & Feed in Salisbury has a coupon on page 20 good for 15% off your purchase of plants, flowers, shrubs, trees, vegetables & pottery.  You can save 10% on dog food. 

Discover the history & charm of Tangier Island as you walk the very same paths visited by John Smith in 1608 and meet the island residents who still speak with an Elizabethan accent when you book your cruise aboard the Steven Thomas.  Save $2 on your day cruise ticket with the coupon located on page 3.
Daisey’s Island Cruises in Chincoteague is offering a $35 sunset cruise or a $30 scenic/nature cruise.  Experience this true Chincoteague experience for yourself, referring to page 47 for more details.

It won’t be long and the many carnivals will be opening around the shore.  One of my favorites is the Chincoteague Fireman’s Carnival!  It opens on June 24th at 7pm & runs every weekend through July 30th.  Enjoy FREE admission, rides & games, raffles and great food!  Save $3 off your ride wristband (regular $15) when you redeem the coupon on page 5.
My kids seem to really enjoy the Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling Tractor Pull at the Great Pocomoke Fairgrounds.  It’s a sell-out event, and you should come early for the best seating; there’s even a beer wagon!  So, circle June 25th on your calendar!  Gates open at 4pm, show starts at 630pm…If it was any hotter, it would be on fire!  See page 7 for more information.
The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival is the largest fine arts & crafts show on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.  Enjoy $1 off adult admission using the coupon on page 42.  There’s great music & food, fun kid stuff, and of course fresh blueberries!
Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City is certainly a busy time, but why not check out the Spring Arts & Crafts show at the Convention Center.  With FREE admission, enjoy visiting the vendors & artists from 7 states featuring garden accessories, jewelry, candles, florals, nautical items & much more!  Check out page 17 for more information about the event.
Street Fest in Princess Anne is scheduled for May 7th from 10a-2pm.  There will be a petting zoo, robotics, vendors, food, a car show, music, kid’s games and of course, FREE admission!  See the top of page 26 for more details.
Spring is blooming in downtown Pocomoke.  Look forward to free concerts in Cypress Park and the 4th Friday art strolls from 5-8pm.   See their ad on page 34 for details and be sure to visit DowntownPocomoke.com for a full calendar of events.

Do you have what you need to open your pool for the season?  Dover Pools does!  Save 20% off on in-stock supplies, chemicals & accessories when you present the coupon at the top of page 12.  With 5 locations in Delaware & Maryland, there’s sure to be one near you!

Need some money for spring renovations?  EZ Loans has 8 locations across the shore, and offers up to $200 free interest, internet loans, NO credit check and flexible payment options.  Page 13 lists all the locations and phone numbers.

Lusby’s Appliances & Electronics in Pocomoke, MD offers a variety of name brands, including KitchenAid, GE, Maytag, Weber and even Snapper.  In addition to sales, they also offer service, FREE delivery & removal of your old appliance.  Save $50 off any washer/dryer pair when you redeem the coupon on page 37.

Clean water is gorgeous!  Let Precision Plumbing help you by saving $500 off your very own filtration system…They’re licensed and insured.  Check out their ad in the middle of page 42 for more information on all they offer!

K&B Auto in Delmar has a coupon at the bottom of page 12 so you can save $100 off your down payment with any purchase. Check out all their available vehicles by visiting their website.
Buchanan Subaru has an ad on page 37 which offers a Nitro fill tire inflation service for $39.95 (regularly $45.95) or a detail special for $45.95

Looking for something to do with the kiddos this summer?  Wicomico Day School offers two different camps:  Camp Odyssey & WDS Summer Camp.  You can save $10 off one camp week when you use the online discount code located on their coupon in the middle of page 22.  Camp Crown is where adventure begins.  For under $150 a week, your child can enjoy early drop off (630am), late pick up (6pm) and in house activities.  Field trips, swimming & lunch can be purchased for an additional fee.  For under $180 a week, upgrade to their all-inclusive option, which includes everything from the basic plan PLUS field trips, swimming and lunch!  Check out page 24 for more details.
Enjoy a day at the Salisbury Zoo & don’t forget to visit The Beastro for your FREE drink when you purchase a hot dog and chips.  This coupon can be found at the bottom of page 23.
Get back to nature by renting a paddle board, canoe, motor boat or kayak for a trip down the Pocomoke River.  Save $5 when you redeem the coupon at the top of page 36.  Pocomoke River Canoe Company is open daily May thru October.
With the warm weather comes the desire for many to hit the links.  Luckily, here on the Shore, we have a multitude of places to fulfill that desire, including Winter Quarters in Pocomoke, Great Hope in Crisfield, and Captain’s Cove in Greenbackville.  Each has a coupon offer of their very own, located on pages 39, 29 & 43, respectively.  Check it out!

Most would agree that ice cream is delicious, but the creamy sensation at Chesapeake Bay Dairy is a melt-in-your-mouth experience!  A family owned & operated business, they raise their own cows that create the milk supply to churn for the many different flavors of ice cream.  You can even buy fresh milk, cheese, butter, eggs, jellies, local honey & much more!  Check out the article on page 32-33 for more information and the coupon on page 35.
If ice cream isn’t your style, check out Frumex PaLetas in the Goliath Shopping Center (Salisbury, MD).  They offer 100% natural ice pops in over 40 flavors, including coconut, lime, kiwi, mango & more, with new flavors every week!  The bottom of page 21 has a coupon for B2G1 FREE!
Yummm, pizza!  Lombardi’s Pizza located in the Twilley Center (Salisbury, MD) serves an award winning stone oven baked pizza AND offers specials on Tuesday & Saturday where you can get 2 cheese pizzas for only $20.99.  See page 25 for more details.
Head on over to Don’s Seafood and Chicken House & Pub for one of their delicious crab cake sandwiches for lunch.  Save $2 when you redeem the coupon on page 36.
Opening soon in Pocomoke is Beanery & Bites, where you can enjoy fresh brewed coffee and savory baked delights.  Their ad can be found at the top of page 34 for more details.
Enjoy outdoor dining on the water at a great venue when you visit Island House Restaurant & Marina located in Wachapreague, VA.  Save $5 on your total check of $25 or more when you present the coupon at the top of page 45. 

Wilson Realty has two fantastic waterfront properties available, each offering their own fantastic view!  For more information on these locations and contact information, see the bottom of page 27.
Not looking to buy, but still want to get away?  Heaven is right here at home when you stay at Comfort Suites in cozy Chincoteague, VA.  Enjoy 15% off your waterfront suite for stays April thru September.  They offer amenities such as an indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub, FREE Wi-Fi and a fitness center.  See their ad at the bottom of page 46 for details and contact information to book your stay!