Saving money while partaking in great events, services and food is a common mission for families. This week, Frugal Family has found deals on restaurants, dance classes, yoga, spring car cleaning, and a fun free night out for the entire family.
Readers and Reading Businesses please send me your ideas, deal desires, promotions and discounts at .
Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions:
Buy gift cards at a deep discount for local restaurants. $25 gift cards for $10-$15 and $50 gift cards for $20-$30.
HINT: For an extra discount sign up for email promotions at Restaurant.com or go to retailmenot.com or couponcabin.com and put in Restaurant.com and you will usually find a promotional code that saves an additional 50%-80% off the price.
Example: I purchased 7 separate $25 gift cards for local restaurants for only $14 with an 80% off promotional code. So I spent $14 and received $175 worth of gift cards for dining out locally.
For March 2nd and 3rd use promotional codes NEW or CABIN with your order and receive 50% off your purchase.
Small Sample of the Local Restaurants on Restaurants.com
601 Main St.
Reading, MA 01867
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
$25 Gift Certificate for $10
$50 Gift Certificate for $20
979 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
$25 Gift Certificate for $10
Additionally most towns have several restaurants on the site with deep discounts. Here are some examples:
Oliveira's Steak House Woburn, Ma
The Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill Woburn, MA
Felicia’s of Boston’s North End Stoneham, MA
Sato II Stoneham, MA
Special night out? Boston restaurants from Newbury St to North End are here too!!
Fine Print: See fine print for each restaurant on the site for details. Typical fine print is Sun-Thurs use only and/or $35 minimum purchase.
Dance your way to savings. They offer a discounted family registration as well as 10% off sibling registration. Sign up your children for classes ranging from Ballet to Hip hop to Acrobatics.
Fine Print: See website for more details
provides two enticing winter challenges that will help you feel great and save money. Additionally they offer a working exchange which is truly a unique idea for you or your teenager who likes yoga. See options below:
Winter Yoga Challenge
Challenge #1 - Take 30 classes in 35 days. However you can get them in. You'll receive a $25 credit to your account for future purchases at Yoga Moves.
Challenge #2 - Take 5 classes a week for 8 weeks. You must complete 5 classes in each 7 day period! When you complete this challenge you'll receive a $50 credit to your account for future purchases at Yoga Moves
Community Class - Thursday night at 7:30 for $5 (cash only)!
This class is an opportunity for everyone to try yoga - at a discount!
Bring a mat, towel and water or rent/buy them for $1 each.
Karma Yogis Needed - Would you like to receive FREE yoga classes? Yoga Moves offers a program for yoga practitioners where you work for 30 minutes and receive a free yoga class in return. The 'work' may be checking in a class or cleaning the studio.
Fine Print: Contact for more information
Spring is here and most likely your car needs a good cleaning! Sign upon their website and receive coupons and promotions but automatically receive a coupon for 50% OFF “The Best” full service wash. This wash includes all your exterior spring cleaning needs:
Full Service Car Wash
Clear Coat Shine
Clear Coat Protectant
Triple Foam Conditioner
Fine Print: See website for more information
Deal: (Free Event)
is hosting a Renovation Celebration and Open House night on
Saturday, February 26, 11:00am to 3:00pm. Celebrate 3 years of their renovated Health and Wellness Center and the NEW Hot Yoga Studio. Attend and Enjoy:
This event is free and open to members and non-members.
Fine Print: Please sign up at the Welcome Center Desk. For more details visit their website.