Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. While life is far from normal, we’ve decided to restart our popular list of free and cheap things to do over the weekend. For now, you’ll find a activities you can do out of the house, along with a curated list of virtual online concerts, festivals and sporting events. Get set weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read More…]
For Safeway shoppers who enjoy playing the “grocery game” (as in “How much can I save this trip?”), you can play an actual game and win big prizes. Yes, Safeway’s popular Monopoly game is back! But, like everything else, there’s a whole new way to play. No more paper game board, instead you’ll be playing on your computer or through an app.
Through Tuesday, May 4, earn Shop, Play, Win! game pieces for your shot at $230 million in prizes, including $1 million cash, a vacation home, groceries for life, gift cards and lots of smaller prizes, including cash and products. [Read More…]
With summer upon us and most playgrounds reopened, we thought this was a good time to republish this story by Chris Sekirnjak. The Denver metro area is home to more than 700 public playgrounds, small and large, old and new, mundane and exciting. Finding the very best required visiting each play area, a project I completed in 2018. Here are 10 of my favorite ones that stand out from the rest. Chances are you have never heard of these parks, but all are all well worth a visit even if you live a few miles away. [Read More…]
Hey, parents! Dining out with the whole family can definitely add up to a big bill, especially with lots of kids in tow. That’s why parents on a budget love kids-eat-free offers. And just about every restaurant has some sort of offer that lets the kids eat for cheap. However, there’s always the fine print — usually an adult entrée purchase requirement. [Read More…]
Worried about getting your Thin Mint or Tagalong fix? The Girl Scouts have you covered. While you can pre-order now, Girl Scout cookies will be available in Colorado on January 31, with the sale extended to March 21! As with everything else, there will be some changes for safety reasons. Girls are expanding their sales methods to include a new smartphone app, online ordering, drive-thru cookie booths, contact-free pickup and delivery. [Read More…]
Southlands Shopping Center has made a deal with Mr. Easter Bunny and he’ll be on site for FREE photos at Guest Services at the Clock Tower from March 19 through April 3. The Bunny will be seated behind a protective divider but children may still interact and speak with him. You’ll need to bring your own camera or smartphone and take your own pictures. [Read More…]
Safeway is offering our heroes a well-deserved discount on their grocery bill. The chain’s military discount comes at the end of the bill, after all savings (including sale prices and coupons) have been tallied. The percentage off may not seem significant. However, when it comes to groceries, the discount can easily put $10 or $20 back in your pocket — even more, if you have a big family. [Read More…]
Bargain hunters are definitely missing King Soopers’ 3-day digital deals from Friday to Sunday. Shoppers just expected the savings every week without fail, but, then, everything was turned upside down because of you know what. However, the grocery store still has smart shoppers covered with its new weekly digital deals. [Read More…]
All aboard! This freebie is on track to be a fun day for the whole family. Thursday, March 18 is the first FREE Day for 2021 at the Colorado Railroad Museum (17155 W. 44th Ave.) in Golden from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., thanks to the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (or, as it’s better known, our tax dollars.) Admission is regularly $10 for adults (16 to 59), $8 for seniors (60+) and $5 for children (2 to 15.) [Read More…]
Extreme savings, indeed! Planning and preparing meals can be a hassle for many families. Well, this week, Safeway is making it easier and cheaper with this deal. The grocery store is offering most of the ingredients for a quick meal at a very low-price. (Shop early, as some bargain hunters have found it difficult to find all the items in stock on previous Extreme Value deals.) [Read More…]
Start your weekend with some sweet savings at Safeway. Take a break from grocery shopping and sip on a chai tea and munch on a blueberry scone…or whatever pairing suits your taste. Most larger Safeway locations have an in-store Starbucks café for the convenience of shoppers. It makes for the perfect stop for those customers looking to refuel with a beverage and/or bakery treat. And, with this weekly offer, you can save some major dough!
There’s something fishy happening at Smashburger, but in the best way possible. The chain is diving into new waters with its limited-time Beer Battered Pacific Cod Sandwich. The fish sandwich features wild-caught Pacific Cod lightly dipped in the chain’s signature batter (infused with Yuengling Lager) with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce — all on a classic bun. [Read More…]
Who doesn’t love McDonald’s fries? Even more so, when they’re piping hot, fresh and FREE. According to the fast-food chain: “Our French fries are born from premium potatoes, such as the Russet Burbank and the Shepody. With 0g of trans fat per labeled serving, these epic fries are crispy and golden on the outside and fluffy on the inside.” Well said!