Frugal Family: Week of Feb. 6

Flowers, train and plane fares and high quality meats— get all of these and more at a discount in this week's Frugal Family column.

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 is 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’ll save time as well as money.

You, the reader, can make this column even better. Let us hear about the deals you've seen. Just add them to our comment box.

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 flowers, fares and clothes.

As always, remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions.


Deal: One dozen roses in a bouquet for only $19.99. Surprise someone special with an early Valentine’s Day gift.

Good through: Feb. 12, 2011


Deal: Save 25 percent on fares for the Northwest Regional. Want to bring the kids? Two children between the ages of two and 15 can accompany each adult for half of the already discounted rate. Purchases must be made at least 14 days in advance.

Good through: This deal does not currently have an expiration date.


Deal: Pay only $199 for a round-trip ticket, including taxes and fees, to Fort Lauderdale, FL. The deal is good for select dates in March and a 21-day advance purchase is required.

Good through: Airfares may change and these flights are sure to fill up, so act quickly.


Deal: Old Navy’s Kids & Baby sale features items on sale for only $5. Want to save even more? This cooupn takes 25 percent off of the price of any single item.

Good through: Feb. 17, 2011


Deal: USDA Choice Certified Angus Porterhouse and T-Bone steaks are on sale for $8.99 per pound. All natural flounder fillets are on sale for $9.99 per pound. Veal loin chops cost $9.99 per pound this week and Frenched rack of lamb costs $17.99 per pound.

Good through: Feb. 12, 2011


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