Updated 01/25/23. Bargain hunters, this is for you. Here’s a long list of thrift and consignment stores in Denver, Boulder and beyond. There’s a fine line between a thrift store and a vintage store and we’ll take the heat if you think we’ve inaccurately categorized a specific retailer. We don’t pretend this list is comprehensive. There are certainly others out there. [Read More…]
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As you’re planning Valentine’s Day, there are many ways to show your love for that special someone. We’ve put together a list of low-cost ways to celebrate with the one you love in the Denver area, as well as where to buy locally-made chocolate and how to send Valentine’s Day cards from Loveland. [Read More…]
Here’s to a sweetheart of a month! February 2023 brings FREE fun across the Mile High City, thanks to the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. As always, there’s so much to explore and experience in Denver on the cheap, thanks to our city’s generous FREE Days at museums and attractions. Remember that some places require you to get a timed ticket in advance, while others allow for walk-ins. Be sure to check policies before you head out. [Read More…]
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. Luckily, Denver has much to do and see for frugal families, bargain hunters, savvy seniors and anyone who’s limited on funds — festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more. And, for weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read More…]
Thanks to the lunar calendar, the Chinese (or Lunar) New Year is a bit of a moving target. This year, it begins on Sunday, January 22 and celebrations last for as long as two weeks. 2022 marks the Year of the Rabbit (taken from the Chinese zodiac). Those born in 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, and 2023 are confident and strong. [Read More…]
Chick-fil-A is at it again with its “secret” giveaways! Our investigative team tried to officially confirm this deal with no success. However, we always like to keep our frugal friends current on anything FREE in town, especially when it’s available at one of the most popular fast-food restaurants in Denver — Chick-fil-A! (Have you ever noticed how the drive-thru is always packed at every location?) [Read More…]
Whether you’re moving or just sprucing up your home, you may occasionally have large furniture pieces that you no longer need or want. It can be frustrating to figure out what to do with these large, and often cumbersome, furnishings — from coffee to dining tables and everything in between. They’re difficult to put in storage and you can’t just leave them with the weekly trash pickup or at a dumpster.
That’s where being charitable can be helpful. Many Denver area thrift and secondhand shops happily accept furniture donations.
That iconic heart-shaped box of chocolates filling grocery store displays? It may have been produced last summer, as the large manufacturers prepare their candy as much as eight months in advance. Instead, why not splurge on some good local chocolate for Valentine’s Day? We’ve put together a list of artisan chocolatiers in the Denver area, with information on how to place orders. [Read More…]
It pays to stop and smell the roses. (For bargain hunters, it truly depends on where you stop!) Roses are such a lovely way to celebrate just about every occasion from birthdays to anniversaries. It’s even rosier, when the flowers are unexpected by the recipient just because you’re thinking of them. (Ahh, how sweet!) However, there’s just one thorny part about roses: They can be a bit pricey. That’s why it’s good to know where you can pick up a dozen on the cheap. [Read More…]
Arby’s has the meats! Fortunately, for hungry bargain hunters, they also have “the savings”! The popular fast-food restaurant is offering a great twofer deal — for a limited time. It’s the best option for diners on a budget to enjoy Arby’s without breaking the bank. Frugal diners can easily feast on the cheap with the restaurant’s popular 2 for $7 Everyday Value menu at participating locations. [Read More…]
Domino’s continues its popular daily carryout special, sure to satisfy the cravings of frugal families. And, don’t worry, if somehow the pizza gets dropped before making it to the dining table? (It’s happened to all of us, right?) The chain offers complimentary “Carryout Insurance” on all carryout orders. If damage occurs to your carryout order after you leave the store, just take it back and they’ll remake it at no cost. [Read More…]
Froyo lovers are going to find it hard to top these cool deals on National Frozen Yogurt Day. Well, actually, it’s really easy to top them…with fruit, candy, nuts and more! The sweet combinations of froyo and toppings are endless. On Monday, February 6, froyo lovers can create their very own mountain of deliciousness and enjoy lots of sweet savings, too! [Read More…]