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Frugal Family Finds "The Facebook" Edition

Facebook offers summer savings and having a blast, but you have to act fast.

Frugal Family Finds discovers that Facebooking isn’t just a social networking phenom—it is also a money-saving resource. Learn how to login and check in for the savings. This week, you'll find more ways to save online and in stores on clothing, hair care, accessories and bags and even a chance to channel your creativity into cow-costume creating for those craving free chicken. 

1.  Downtown Glen Ellyn Alliance—Glen Ellyn

The Deal: Use your Facebook skills for savings instead of just spending time. Download the Facebook app on your mobile device. To start the savings for these select Glen Ellyn businesses,  “Check In” at the Facebook page listed for these Glen Ellyn Businesses and show your mobile coupon to claim your Facebook deals:

MandEm's

50% Off clearance apparel and accessories

Through July 20

P.S. Flowers

20% off garden iron

Through July 31

The Patio

Buy 1 Panni, Get 2nd 1/2 off. 1 per customer.

Through July 31

Bundles of Books & Gifts

$5 book credit coupon

Through July 31

this is Me photography

$50 2012 senior photography session

Through July 31

2. Target – Online

The Deal: Dreading the next cookout because your hair won’t cooperate? Help your hair fight summer frizz and humidity with the CHI Air Classic Iron and CHI Rx Silk Restore Duo. The smooth ceramic plates provides even heat distribution for fast and easy applications. For much less than salon prices, you can get yours now for $99 (a $10 savings) and you can save another $10 at checkout when you buy online. But wait there’s more… you don’t even have to take your poodle hair to the store, you can hide out till the free shipping delivers your grooming goods.

Through July 9

3. Myhabit.com  – Online

The Deal: Amazon.com throws its hat into the ring to be part of the flash sale craze and is offering a one-time $25 off coupon to registered users on purchases. After perusing the latest three-day sale featuring fashions for adults and kids from such sought-sfter designers as Tea Collection, Anna Sui and Badgely Mischka, enter code SUMMER25 at checkout to save. Added buying bonus: Free shipping is standard on all purchases.

Through Aug. 1

4. Zazu Salon and Day Spa—Oakbrook Mall

The Deal: Another chance this week to fix those messy tresses. Get a complimentary haircut with any single color service from stylish salon, Zazu. May only be used once and not able to use with any other offer at the Oak Brook location only.

Through July 31

5. Chick-fil-a – Wheaton and all Chick-fil-a locations

The Deal: What do Cow Appreciation Day and free chicken have in common? Chick-fil-a and you, of course. You only have a couple of days left to get your costume together or to convince/force a family member or friend to don cow apparel. Dress head-to-toe like a cow and you’ll earn a free meal. But don’t despair, those with bovine-challenged closets can wear partial costumes and cow accessories to earn a free entree. Round up the little calves as well and visit Chick-fil-a’s site for free downloadable wearable “cow parts.”

Through July 8

6. BrightonOak Brook

The Deal: Bag a free summer tote when you spend $100 or more in a single purchase. The naturally nautical and pool perfect bag is a limited edition Boardwalk tote with a retail value of $100. Limit one per customer while supplies last.

Through July 10

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