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 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, Frugal Family scoured local sources to come up with great deals on groceries, cosmetics and gardening needs.
1. 10 Pleasant St., Lexington
Deal: St. Patrick’s Day special of premium corned beef for $4.49 a pound and Irish soda bread for $3.99 a loaf.
Good through: March 17, or while supplies last.
2. 1727 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington
Deal: Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesdays
Good through: Unlimited.
3. 36 Bedford St., Lexington
Deal: O'Donnell's Corned beef brisket, $2.49 a pound; cabbage, 25 cents a pound; potatoes or yellow onions, 2 for $4.
Good through: March 17.
4. 75 Leonard St., Belmont
Deal: Customize an Estee Lauder seven-piece free gift (worth $85) with a purchase 0f $32.50.
Good through: March 16 through March 27.
5. Pemberton Farms, 2225 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Deal: Gift baskets, such as Chocolate Fantasy for $39.95, or Pemberton Spa for $69.95, are 10 to 30 percent off and available online.
Good through: While supplies last.