Friday, May 12, 2017

Frugals Spring 2017 edition now available!

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 7 for hours and directions.

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 40.  There’s great music & food, fun kid stuff, and of course fresh blueberries!

My kids always 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 24th on your calendar!  Gates open at 4pm, show starts at 630pm…If it was any hotter, it would be on fire!  See page 37 for more information.

Spring is blooming in downtown Pocomoke.  Look forward to free concerts in Cypress Park, the 4th Friday art strolls from 5-8pm, and even a Pow-Wow.   See their ad on page 35 for details and be sure to visit for a full calendar of events.

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 the inside front cover or call to inquire about the group discount available.

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 coupon on page 5 for a hot price on “Farmer Dan’s Special.”

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 in the middle of page 14.  With 5 locations in Delaware & Maryland, there’s sure to be one near you!

Wicomico Day School offers two different camps:  Camp Odyssey & WDS Summer Camp.  8 wild weeks await your child with a summer full of crazy games, wacky water sports & fantastic field trips for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.  See pages 3 or 24 for more details.

One of my favorite summer activities is the Chincoteague Fireman’s Carnival!  It opens on June 23rd at 7pm & runs every weekend through July 29th.  Enjoy FREE admission, rides & games, raffles and great food!  Save $3 off your ride wristband (regular $15) when you redeem the coupon on page 6.

Head on over to Don’s Seafood in Chincoteague, VA for one of their delicious crab cake sandwiches for lunch.  Save 10% on an entrée when you redeem the coupon on page 40.

Your health is one of the important things that you have control over, so why not lower your risk and “Know Your Number.”  The Somerset County Health Department has a Pre-diabetes program for anyone interested.  Check out the back cover for contact information.

Can you hear me now?  Try a NEW flex trial hearing aid for 2 weeks completely FREE at Audio Advantage in Salisbury.  See their full page ad on page 9 for more information and contact numbers.

Save on heating and cooling you home when you contact Eastern Shore Insulation.  They specialize in mold removal, crawl space conditioning and much more.  Present the coupon found at the top of page 23 to save $75 on your service work. 

If you’re looking for somewhere to assist with graphic design or printing, check out Print and Ship in Princess Anne.  With over 20 years experience, they are your go to business for business and personal printing needs including car magnets, business cards, event tickets and much more!  See the top of page 30 for how to get in touch with them.

Just across the highway from Print and Ship is McCready Health Immediate Care & Imaging Center.  Most insurances are accepted, walk-ins are welcome and services ranging from immunizations and urine testing to sports/employment physicals and mammography are available.  You can find a full list of available services on page 10.

Craving a yummy salad?  SaladWorks in Salisbury can help!  With 2 locations and a delicious menu including soups, paninis, wraps and of course salads, you can’t go wrong.  Don’t forget the coupon at the top of page 21 to save 20% off any entrée.

Looking for an adventure with the kids?  Check out Pirate Ship Adventures in Chincoteague.  Join their pirate battlin’, treasure searchin’ crew, but make sure you have reservations!  For contact information, see page 41.

The Mar-Va Theater in Pocomoke offers a multitude of activities for the entire family, including their $5 movie, live shows and even theater academy.  Get a FREE drink when you purchase a large popcorn and redeem the coupon located on page 33.

The Lower Shore Performing Arts Center & Delmarva Discovery Center are collaborating to bring you Cabaret.  Check out their websites for information and reservations.  LSPAC is also offering a summer academy.  Check out page 19 for more information.

If you have always dreamed of having straighter teeth, contact Dr James Crouse, specialist in orthodontics, offering a FREE exam with digital x-rays (a $165 value) when you present the coupon found at the bottom of page 4.

Don’t miss the best crabs, clams, cars and cake…all in Crisfield, MD.  For a complete list of events through September, check out page 30.

The Edge Restaurant & Lounge is located inside the La Quinta Inn & Suites on the river in Salisbury.  Open daily at 4p with a banquet room available, you can save 20% on your total check with the coupon on page 20.

Pick up your FREE Zika prevention kit from any of the Worcester County Health Department ‘s 3 locations (Snow Hill, Berlin, Pocomoke) and “Fight the Bite!” by protecting yourself and community from mosquitos that spread diseases.  See page 36 for details.

Total Fine Foods offers all natural pork, poultry, choice cut beef and wild caught seafood.  Save 15% off your first order + FREE home delivery when you utilize the coupon at the bottom of page 23.

Visit the Worcester County Fair at Byrd Park in Snow Hill June 23-25.  Enjoy FREE admission, great food, lots of animals, classic cars, live music, a horse show and much more, including a FREE soda (when you buy 1) just for presenting the coupon on page 34.

Friday, April 14, 2017

$5 Fandango credit to see Smurfs!

You can get a $5 Fandango promotional code to see the new Smurfs: The Lost Village movie in theaters now!

Simply buy two 5-pouch boxes of Entenmann's Little Bites Blueberry Muffins products between 4/7-4/28/17.  Then, send a picture of the receipt here NO LATER than 4/28/17.

$5 promo code must be redeemed by 6/30/17.  Limit 2 rewards per person.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Coupon class cancellation

Unfortunately, due to underwhelming response, we have had to cancel the March 2017 coupon class that was to be held in Pocomoke at XO Beanery.  Please consider registering at our last event in April, located at Old West Steakhouse in Salisbury, MD.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Earn for driving!

Download the driving app and automatically earn points to enter into sweepstakes for cars, vacations, gadgets, cash and more. Plus, get bonus points for joining weekly Challenges and referring friends. Whether you’re on your daily commute or a cross country road trip, you can earn rewards for the driving you already do. MileUp uses your phone’s sensors to track your driving activity - like how far you travel, when you are driving, or how many stops you make. 

Redeem points for giftcards to places like Amazon, Walmart, Target, and many more!  In just one month, I earned $10!   

Use this link to join!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Earn money for buying groceries!

Do you buy groceries?  If so, you need to check out the FREE app called Ibotta!  Ibotta is simple--you earn money back when you buy certain items at a wide variety of stores, including some online.  Simply choose the item, scan the barcode & snap a picture of your receipt.  Once you have earned $20, you can cash out to PayPal, Venmo or for giftcards ($25 min).

Use this link to join and earn a $10 bonus as a welcome gift!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Similac Strong Moms Rewards program

Every baby is unique. And so is every mom. That’s why Similac wants to make sure you both get exactly what you want. Similac® StrongMoms® Rewards program offers personalized gifts and benefits customized for your specific needs. Plus, you’ll enjoy up to $400* in savings and benefits!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Winter 2017 Frugals magazine now available!

The winter edition of Frugals is now available! 

On the front cover, you will find 3 different coupons valid at Buchanan Subaru in Pocomoke.  Check out their beautiful, new expanded service department and take advantage of one of several deals they’re offering:  complete detail for $109, $19.95 hand wash, $69.95 alignment, $100 in FREE accessories with any new car purchase, $10 off NitroFill or ½ off wipers.

Hickman Heating, Plumbing & Air in Pocomoke offers sales, service and installation for all leading brands, and even financing for qualified customers!  Save $20 on any service call when you present the coupon located on the back cover.

Prom is coming up in the spring…but wait, this is the winter edition, right?!  Well, it’s that time of year that many young ladies begin their search for the perfect prom dress.  Russell’s Formal & Bridal in Parksley has top name brands, many styles & colors in stock, special ordering available, FREE alterations on current gowns and dress registration for DE/MD/VA schools.  Save $20 off a prom gown with the coupon on page 3, and don’t forget to check out the trunk shows!

You can depend on Mr Go Glass for custom glass!  With six locations in Delaware, Maryland & Virginia, they’re really only a phone call away.  Check out their ad on page 4 to save $125 on shower enclosures or $75 off custom glass/patio door/mirror installation.

Was your New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier or lose weight?  Somerset County Health Department wants to help.  Text RISK to 97779 to enroll in their Diabetes Prevention program.  For more information, see page 5 for details.

Have a minor ache, illness or injury?  McCready Health Immediate Care & Imaging Center in Princess Anne accepts walk-ins and most insurances.  Open daily, serving all ages, offering 3D mammography, immunizations, sports physicals, lab & x-ray services.  Check out their ad on page 7.
Have you been wanting to learn more about the world of coupons?  Why not attend one of Frugal’s coupon classes this spring?!  For $40, you get 2 hours of instructional teaching, dinner with non-alcoholic drink (gratuity included), and door prizes.  Sign up 2 at the same time & take advantage of our BOGO half off deal, making it only $30 per person.  See pages 22-23 for dates and locations.  Hurry, spaces fill up fast!

Audio Advantage in Salisbury wants you to try hearing aids for two weeks FREE!  You can also get FREE cleaning of your hearing aids and 24 FREE batteries.  For more information, see the ad at the top of page 18.

When the unthinkable happens, remember that Smullen’s Towing offers local tows (Princess Anne to Princess Anne, New Church to New Church, Salisbury to Salisbury, etc) for ONLY $55!  They recently came to my rescue during the snowstorm.  Check out page 18 or 28 for their contact information.

If you are in the process of remodeling, don’t forget to check out the Habitat ReStore in Salisbury for all your appliances, furniture, lighting, building materials and more!  Why not clean out and donate your unwanted items for a tax deduction!  Save 15% when you present the coupon located at the bottom of page 18.

Tax Free Liquors in Delmar is open daily and has over 1000 wines, 600 spirits & 100 craft beers, something perfect for your Valentine’s date!  Save 15% off wine when you use the coupon at the bottom of page 12.  Countryside Market in Salisbury also has a wine coupon on page 19.  They are offering a Buy 6 bottles of wine, Get 1 50% off. 

Perhaps your family added a pet for the holidays.  Get a FREE veterinary exam at Somerset Regional or Pocomoke Animal Hospital when you present the coupon at the top of page 24.  They also offer in-house pharmacy/labs, behavioral & dietary counseling and even urgent/emergency care!  This offer is available for existing and new customers.

A&B Salvage in New Church buys all metals for FAST CASH!  Get a free phone quote on large loads.  They even sell auto parts and batteries, and offer rollback/low boy services.  Check out the bottom of page 38 for their contact information.

Princess Anne Memorials offers custom designs for your headstone needs.  Check out their online specials or present the coupon on page 26 to save 15% on monuments $400+.

Looking for a new place to try for dinner?  Check out The Edge restaurant located inside the La Quinta across from PRMC in Salisbury.  With a banquet room available and opening daily at 4pm, you can save 20% on your check by clipping the coupon at the top of page 21.

La Tolteca has been voted the best Mexican restaurant on the Eastern Shore for 10 years in a row.  Happy Hour is 5-8pm daily, and they offer vegetarian and kids meals.  Present the coupon at the bottom of page 20 for a BOGO ½ off lunch or dinner (Sunday-Thursday).

Grab a juicy steak and a cold beer at Old West Steakhouse in Salisbury!  Or, come enjoy a meal while learning about couponing, as this is the site of two of our upcoming spring classes.  See page 20 for contact information and address.

Pizza, pizza!  Who doesn’t like pizza?!  At the top of page 19, Little Caesars has a coupon good towards FREE crazy combo with the purchase of any deep deep dish pizza.  There’s a new pizza hangout in town!  Check out Your Pie just outside of Regal Cinemas at the Centre at Salisbury.  They offer $7.99 pizza, panini or salad, and even craft beer & wine.  Check out the bottom of page 21 for a coupon good for B2G1 half off!  Pizza & wings just go together…Caesar’s Pizza Palace in Princess Anne has a coupon on page 26 offering FREE wings with the purchase of any large 1 topping (or more) pizza.  Famous Pizza and Sub Shop in Chincoteague advertises their $10 large cheese pizza on page 37.

Get your seafood fix all year long at Waterman’s Inn in Crisfield.  When you present the coupon at the top of page 28, you can save 10%.  Marina Restaurant in Greenbackville is offering a FREE appetizer with the purchase of 2 entrees if you use the coupon at the top of page 37.  Why not grab a meal before or after your 18 holes of golf for only $20?!

Did you know there are 5 Subway’s in Virginia & many more in Maryland, including Pocomoke & Crisfield?  Check out their ads on page 32 & 36 to save 10% on any order of $10 or more.

Corner Bakery in Onancock boasts of custom cakes & cupcakes, yeast raised & cream filled donuts, and even cinnamon buns & confections.  Save $2 off bakery items when you redeem the coupon at the bottom of page 37.

The Club Car Café in Parksley has been the site of a few of our previous coupon classes, and I never heard anything but raves about the food served, especially the fried chicken!  Check out the top of page 39 for more of their menu, and the B2G1 FREE lunch/dinner entrée.

Been to the movies lately?  Bet you paid more than $5 for your ticket…Not if you went to the MarVa Theater in Pocomoke.  And the best thing: they don’t just do movies.  Get a FREE drink with the purchase of a large popcorn when you present the coupon at the top of page 35.

Looking for a luxurious weekend getaway?  Stay at the Refuge Inn in beautiful Chincoteague and save 30% on your second (consecutive) night by redeeming the coupon at the top of page 38.

Tax season is upon us…Some look forward to it, but many more dread it.  Take $31 off your tax preparation at Liberty Tax in Pocomoke when you present the coupon in the middle of page 32.  Call Willie Sproul at Somerset Business Services for super fast refunds, no out of pocket fees and audit protection services.  Plus, you can save $25 off your prep fee with the coupon at the top of page 25.

Want to win a trip to Mexico?  Look for a Mexican icon at several locations and listen to 92.5 % 96.5 CTG for details on how to win an all-inclusive trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico with Team CTG.  Check out page 6 for locations and more details.

The Lower Shore Performing Arts Company is presenting Murder at the Mansion in Princess Anne on January 28.  Appetizers will be served, cash bar available.  See page 8 for more information.

Perhaps you are school shopping?  No, not that kind…I mean looking for a new school to attend.  Wicomico Day School in Salisbury, a private school for ages 6 weeks through 8th grade, is hosting an open house on February 23.  Look at the top of page 20 for contact information.  Holly Grove Christian School in Westover has a coupon good towards $50 off your application fee at the bottom of page 26.  Their open houses are in March & April.

The Chincoteague Center is hosting a yard sale on April 8th from 8a-1p.  Come shop, sell, and eat lunch, all under one roof, rain or shine!  Save $1 on admission when you present the coupon found on page 39, or rent a take to sell your own items for only $15!