Natural Grocers West Side Grand Opening


The new Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is now open on the west side of Wichita. Located at 13th and Maize Road, this Natural Grocers will hold a variety of events that are free and open to the public in the coming weeks: —— February 24: Opening Day! Natural Grocers will be officially open in Wichita on February 24th! Come watch a cooking demo from Caroline Cheong, BSc on “Health … [Read more...]

Thrift Stores and Consignment Shops in Wichita, KS

Clothes Sale

Secondhand shopping is one of the best ways to stretch the style budget for yourself and your family. Consignment stores focus on high-quality items with low wear and tear. You’ll be astounded at what you can find for half price even though it looks new out of the box. Their high standards mean you won’t have to check as closely for rips, stains, or damage the way you do at garage sales. A … [Read more...]

Best School Supply Deals (week of 8/17)


Here’s a list of some of the best prices on school supplies in Wichita this week to help you get the best deals on your back-to-school shopping. If you're new to all this, take the time to check out my Tips for Saving on School Supplies and the School Supply Price List. I hope they're helpful - I still use the price list in my own shopping, and the tips are an accumulation of things I've … [Read more...]

College Students Can Get Free 2-Day Shipping at Amazon

Free Amazon Student subscription for six months

If you are a college student and you have a valid .edu email address, you may qualify for a FREE six-month membership to Amazon Student. Amazon Student is like Amazon Prime, only cheaper. You'll get free 2-day shipping on most things you order from Amazon and "exclusive discounts and promotions." (I don't know what they are. The free shipping is pretty good by itself.) But before you pull the … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on College by Renting Textbooks Online


Paying for a semester of college is expensive enough, but the cost of college textbooks adds a significant amount to the price of your higher education, since almost every class requires one or more books. Buying a textbook outright can be costly and it will generally lose value after use. Renting a textbook, on the other hand, is an affordable choice that allows the student to use a book on the … [Read more...]

City of Wichita Online Surplus Auction

City of Wichita online surplus auction

This just in: The City of Wichita is holding an internet-only auction of surplus vehicles and equipment. Some of the items to be sold include fire trucks, buses, cars, trucks, trailers, miscellaneous equipment, and more. (Bids are already being placed on the merchandise now.) Everything is being offered “AS IS” and “WHERE IS,” without warranty or guarantee. You can check out the auction … [Read more...]

Double Your Fuel Points at Dillons with this Coupon

Earn double fuel points with this digital coupon at Dillons

Good news! The Dillons coupon for Double Fuel Points on weekends is back! Shop Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays during this promotion - but only if you have the digital coupon loaded to your card - and get double the fuel points every weekend through July 27, 2014. Download the digital coupon just once and earn double fuel points when you shop Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through July … [Read more...]

Wichita Craft Fairs, Barn Sales, Junk Markets, and More

Craft Fairs and Markets in Wichita

Here are some craft fairs and antique markets in the Wichita area. Is it handmade? Secondhand? Covered with dust or restored with care? Those are the things we want to see for sale at the markets in this list. Kechi Vintage Market Place 1303 E. Kechi Road, Kechi, KS 67067 (316) 518-6925 Saturday August 16th 2014 Saturday September 13th 2014 Saturday October 18th 2014 Flea Markets at … [Read more...]