Best School Supply Deals (week of 8/17)

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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...]

FREE Museums on the River Teacher Appreciation Event

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Teachers, we appreciate you! The Museums on the River in Wichita want to show their appreciation of teachers at a free reception on September 5, 2014. http://youtu.be/PaHJRLoCyWc All area educators can join the museums at Botanica on that Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a fun and relaxing cocktail reception with tasty food, live music, and special prizes. Teacher Appreciation Night is … [Read more...]

Reminder: $10 Dry Haircuts at Eric Fisher Salon West

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Help cut out violence against women! Eric Fisher Salon West is holding an Empowering Women Haircut-a-thon benefiting the Wichita YWCA. Dry haircuts are only $10 and are first come, first serve from 6:30pm - 9:30pm on Tuesday, August 19th. Register to win an Aquage, Kerastase or L'Oreal Gift Basket! Cash or Check Only! Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:30 pm - 06:30 pm Location: Eric Fisher … [Read more...]

$10 haircuts for kids at JCPenney Salons

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To help kids go back to school with style, JCPenney is offering $10 haircuts to children in grades K-6. This deal is good through Sept. 6 at participating salons, so you might want to ask if your preferred salon is participating when you call for an appointment. Click here for locations nationwide. Copyright Living on the Cheap. The post $10 haircuts for kids at JCPenney Salons appeared first … [Read more...]

College Students Can Get Free 2-Day Shipping at Amazon

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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

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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...]

Farmers Markets in Wichita

Wichita's Old Town Farmers Market celebrates Farmer's Market Week with FREE watermelon

Wichita and surrounding communities abound with farmer's markets offering locally grown fresh food, plants, honey, handmade items, and more. Some markets offer kids activities and live entertainment; all offer a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, learn more about local produce, and share in the fun of discovering things produced right here in our own state by talented Kansans. Do you know … [Read more...]

Get Up to $100 Rebate from the City of Wichita on Water-Saving Devices

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Good news! If you are a Wichita resident who receives your water bill from Wichita Water Utilities, you may be eligible for a rebate on the purchase of qualifying water-saving appliances or devices. The rebate is offered on a first-come, first-served basis to all active water customers. The City of Wichita rebate program began Monday, July 1, 2014, according to a press release issued by the … [Read more...]