Frugal Family: Big Sales on Big Items

Patch searches for the best family bargains around town.

We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether it's 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 will be dedicated to giving you five great local deals each week that will help your family’s bottom line. And, because 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 by adding them to our comment box. Then, come back each week and see what we've uncovered together. 

This week, we scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on appliances, mattresses, haircuts and much more.

Ashley Furniture, 4432 Lemay Ferry Road
Deal: Find the lowest prices of the season on a large selection of kids’ bedroom sets. For a family or living room, the Grover café sofa is on sale for $288.
Good through: March 28

The Maytag Store, 7545 South Lindbergh Boulevard
Deal: Low prices, zero percent interest for 12 months, free delivery, free pedestals, 10 precent off all E-Star appliances and low prices on washing machines and dryers are drawing customers into The Maytag Store this week. The best deal is an Amana electric dryer regularly $999, for a closeout price of $349.
Good through: March 26, or as supplies last

Ray’s Hair Care, 2544 Lemay Ferry Road
Deal: Perms are $22, regularly $44, with a coupon mailed to area homes. The offer is valid for the first 25 clients, and an appointment is required. Call 314-892-9136 to see if you are one of the first 25.
Good through: April 15

10 South County Center Way
Deal: Several models of mattresses are on sale. The brands are famous and the prices are low. A two-piece Sealy Canal Cushion Firm queen set is now $299, regularly $689. 
Good through: March 27

CVS Pharmacy
5643 South Lindbergh Boulevard
Deal: All Nature Made vitamins and supplements are buy-one-get-one free. A 24-case of 16-ounce bottles of Nestle Pure Life water is on sale for $2.88. Use your free CVS card, available at the register, to purchase specials.
Good through: March 26


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