FRUGAL FAMILY: Irish Meals, Flapjacks, and Washing Machines

Our Patch guide to some local discounts in Martinez

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.

Then come back each week and see what we've uncovered together.

This week, FF was seriously looking for deals. I mean, when cheap gas is $3.77 a gallon, and food prices are going through the roof, who isn’t? No one wants to overpay at the register. So, we tapped in to local sources in person and online to come up with some steals. And St. Paddy's day is coming up, so on with the ...



Deal: Nob Hill Foods has a St. Patrick’s Day sale on corned beef rounds or brisket flats, $2.77/lb. – save more than $1 per pound.

Good through: March 15, 2011



Deal: $10 for a whole bucket of chicken, Sundays only.

Good through: Ongoing



Deal: Pepsi, Mt. Dew or Dr. Pepper: 88 cents each! At Lucky

Good through: March 15, 2011


4. IHOP- International House of Pancakes: Kids Eat Free

Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal

Good through: Ongoing



Deal: 10% off Energy Star appliances over $397

Good through: March 15, 2011

Tamra Bernstein March 09, 2011 at 05:35 PM
This is a great column idea. I am all about finding deals and sharing them. I look forward to reading peoples posts!!


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