Holiday goodies don't have to break your diet.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Easter baskets are a dieter’s downfall. I know this because I am a dieter and I’m not completely looking forward to all the chocolate goodies and sticky snacks that will be sprinkled among my Easter grass on Sunday morning. It’s a shame, because I used to look forward to the peanut butter eggs and the gooey caramel-filled rabbits. While I’d like to think that I can put the dieter in me to rest for one day, I know she’ll be nagging me with calorie counts every time I unwrap another peanut butter cup. Let me add that I’m certainly not one of those people who doesn’t indulge for fear of grueling hours on the treadmill. I am a huge supporter of abandoning diets for major holidays, from Christmas to Arbor Day to Friday. But whenever possible, I…
Here are this week's ways to save on clean clothes, eat for free, get affordable home maintenance, fresh water, and inexpensive Easter candy.
This week, our Frugal Family expert scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on affordable ways to save on clean clothes, free food, home maintenance, fresh water, and Easter candy. 1. Clean Clothes: Country Cleaners 1325 Chestnut Street, Emmaus Deal: Grand Opening! The Country Cleaners is BACK … and with their Grand Opening, they are offering: Good through: April 30 2. Free Food: IHOP 1511 Lehigh St., Allentown Deal: Kids 12 and under eat FREE – ANY day of the week through April from 4 – 10pm (with purchase of adult entrée). Good through: April 30 3. Home Maintenance: Harned Durham Energy 4893 Buckeye Rd., Emmaus Deal: Harned Durham is currently offering an introductory rate on their new plan - $129/year for a Boiler & …