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.
Are you in the mood for a new outfit or some snazzy accessories? This week, Frugal Family scoured local stores to come up with great deals on clothing and beauty that will perk up your spirits as you patiently wait for the warmer, sunnier days ahead.
1. 1656 Massachusetts Ave.
Deal: Waterproof, wrinkle-free Mycra Pac raincoats that fold into a matching tote (with reversible fabrics so you get two coats in one) in green, black, black with red dots and lilac-blue for $170.
Good through: While supplies last.
2. 1751 Massachusetts Ave.
Deal: Free $10 top with $20 purchase.
Good through: The end of the week.
3. 1646 Massachusetts Ave.
Deal: Sale rack contains clothing that may have been used for a photo shoot or is slightly unfinished such as a Betsy Johnson cocktail dress (size 4) for $48.
Good through: Until supplies last.
4. 323 Woburn St.
Deal: Estate jewelry such as watches and rings for fair and reasonable prices.
Good through: Unlimited.
5. 199 Massachusetts Ave.
Deal: Free complimentary makeover with $45 purchase.
Good through: By appointment only.