Swing Sets, Private School Tuition, and Free Pony Rides Top The Frugal Charts This Week

This weekly column will help frugal families by providing five great local deals to make life more affordable and often more fun.

[Note: This column is interactive: Readers and business owners should feel free to email columnist Kim Bova McDonald with deals in town you want to share or publicize.]

This week, Frugal Family has found deals on spring fashions, private school enrollment, children's outdoor play structures, welding services and an entire customer appreciation weekend.

Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions:

Save money while finding stylish and unique clothing and accessories for the spring season, prom season and wedding season. offers head to toe boutique options at affordable consignment prices. There are deals everyday without a coupon and you can save more money by consigning your own upscale items and purchase new ones at .

Fine Print: Contact for consignment details.

Looking for a private school close by that provides sibling discounts? Look no further Pre-K -12 offers the following discounts:

  • 5% discount against gross tuition for families with 3 enrolled children
  • 10% discount against gross tuition for families with 4 enrolled children
  • 15% discount against gross tuition for families with 5 enrolled children

Students in 5-day Pre-Kindergarten are eligible for inclusion in the discount program.  Other forms of Finacial Aid are also available

Fine Print: See website for more details.

Looking to add fun outdoor play structures to your home for this spring and summer season? offers a variety of structures including rock walls, swing sets, basketball hoops and trampolines. Check out their coupon they change every week and new ones are added.  Save $100 - $600 off, discounted structures, free swings, 20% off etc.

Fine Print: Visit website for most up to date coupons

Deal: Lou's Welding
Railings, Heavy Welding and Auto Body work
10% OFF coupon for your first welding service

Fine Print:  Contact company for more information

Customer Appreciation Weekend, April 9th & 10th                                                           It is a weekend full of samples, sales and more. If you sign up online for their customer appreciation club you will receive additional coupons. A $2 off purchase of $2 or more just arrived in the mail for current members.

  • Over 20 items on sale that weekend
  • Free pony rides
  • Reptile shows
  • Balloons

Fine Print: Contact store for more details.

Kimberly Bova McDonald April 01, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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