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.
You are a big part of this column. Let us hear about the deals you've seen. Just add them to our comment box below.
Then come back each week and see what we've uncovered together.
This week, Frugal Family scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on hand sanitizer, food and pet health services.
Deal: Veripur hand sanitizer, $3.99. Buy 1, get $3.99 in Register Rewards. Free after RR. Planters trail mix, 3/$5. Buy 3, get $2 in Register Rewards. One dollar each after RR. Ocean Spray drink or juice, $2.99. Buy 1, get $2 in Register Rewards. Ninety-nine cents each after RR.
Good through: Feb. 12
Deal: Super deal on Hallmark cards, just in time for Valentine's Day. Buy three cards (excludes 99 cent cards) and get a Catalina coupon good for $5 off a future shopping trip. Buy three cards at $1.99 each, pay $5.97 and get $5 back. Total: three cards for 97 cents.
Good through: Feb. 14
Deal: Donate $1 to the Dave Thomas Foundation and receive a key tag valid for free Junior Frosties for the rest of the year. Wendy's on Weber Road only.
Good through: Hurry! Promotion is running until Wendy's runs out of stock.
Deal: $4 all-you-can-eat pancakes.
Good through: All day, every day.
Deal: "Free First Health Exam" printable coupon available online. It covers the first wellness exam for up to two pets. Do your pets need to be vaccined? Come on Thursdays and Fridays for half off vaccines. These two offers can not be combined the same day.
Good through: Every week. Call (630) 759-5700 to make an appointment.