Frugal Family Finds: The "Break the Routine" Edition

Sometimes we all need a little kick in the caboose to get us to trying something new. Get out of your rut and watch all six episodes of Star Wars, try some feather extensions in your hair, drink wine on a Tuesday, eat some pretzels and more.


The Deal: Young jedi and old jedi new Star Wars Blu-ray want they.  Leave the Yoda speak to the padawans but pick up the Blu-Ray edition of the epic series for up to 43% off.  The addition of over 40 hours of special features and new content deems this a must have for any serious Star Wars fan.

Offer Good: Limited time pricing

2. J&R Auto RepairGlen Ellyn

The Deal: You can only turn up your radio so loud to drown out the unknown noise your car is making.  Get it fixed or tune it up and save money by signing  up for J&R’s Auto Repair newsletter and receive 10% off any automotive service. To sign up,  email info@jandrautorepair.com or “like” on facebook and link to the sign up page.  

Offer Good: For a limited time

3. Escape Salon & SpaGlen Ellyn

The Deal: Birds of a feather get extensions together. Putting a whole new spin on feathering your hair, Escape Salon is not going to let this trend fly by the Western Suburbs. Receive one free feather extension when you receive any hair color service.

Offer Good: Through Sept. 30

4. OriginsOakbrook

The Deal: Skin creams galore and free samples at the door during Origins Annual Skin Care Giveaway. Buy any one of Origins top ten selling items and you can choose 3 deluxe size samples of any top selling items. Your dry skin never had it so good.  For complete details, visit a sales associate at the Origins store today.

 Offer Good- Through Oct. 1

5. Auntie AnniesOakbrook

The Deal: If you don't have an Auntie Annie of your own then you need to find a way to score discounted delicious, doughy pretzels. Coupons will arrive in your inbox when you sign up for Pretzel Perks. Sign up online for the monthly newsletter to receive September’s coupon. 

Offer Good: Through Sept. 30

6. The Bank - Wheaton

The Deal: Help Tuesday pretend to be Friday or at least Thursday. Join the masquerade at the Bank and enjoy half off wine bottles and live jazz every Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Offer Good: Tuesdays


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