Frugal Family Finds: "The Power Outage" Edition

Frugal Family Finds powered through fierce storms, a blackout and an internet outage to deliver this week’s deals. Here’s to hoping you’ll be reading this in the cool comfort of an air-conditioned abode.

No vacation from savings here, Frugal Family Finds is working overtime to deliver this summer’s best deals on travel, fashion, photography, food, festiveness, entertainment and more.

1.  Southwest Airlines – Online

The Deal: Get the heck out of dodge now or plan a getaway through November  7th and save big on one-way trips.  Don’t delay- Southwest Airline’s Summer Fare Sale will be over in a flash.  14-day advance purchase required. Travel valid every day except Fridays & Sundays.

Offer Good- Thru 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time July 14th

2. Cole Haan– Online and Michigan Ave and Northbrook stores

The Deal-  Classic styling and quality define the Cole Haan brand. Load up for less on leather goods including shoes, handbags and accessories and more with an ADDITIONAL 25% OFF All Sale Styles in-store and online. Use code 25SALE at online checkout. Free shipping for orders over $150.

Offer Good- For a limited time only

3. this is Me photography – Glen Ellyn

Calling all 2012 Seniors- isn’t summer the best time for your senior photos? With extra time allotted for grooming and showing off your tan you should take advantage of this is Me’s offer of $50 sessions to 50 seniors in July. Still deliberating your outfit? Sessions purchased in July can be scheduled for another month. And you can solve that outfit problem by booking a session and receiving a coupon to AliKat for 10% off your total purchase.

Offer Good- Through July 31st.

4.  Suzette’s Creperie- Wheaton

Vive la France and its yummy food and wine. Celebrate like a bon vivant or as a regular Jacques at Suzette's 11th Anniversary and Bastille Day Jazz Festival July 14th through the 17th. Festivities begin Thursday, July 14th at 4:00 at our Happy Hour with Robin Lukas and continue with a Grand French Picnic with more Jazz and Suzette’s very own famous Can-Can girls! $35 per person. Beverages and gratuity  not included . Visit the site for the entire weekend’s schedule of food, jazz and festivities.

5. Stones Jewelry — Wheaton

Come take a walk back in time and celebrate with a 1911-style Community Picnic. Celebrating 100 years of business, Stones Jewelry   invites the Wheaton community to a FREE celebration on July 23rd from 3-6 pm.  
Front Street (between Hale and Main) will be transformed to the year 1911 with food served at 1911 prices -so bring your pennies.  Enjoy live music, games for the family and an old fashioned photo booth.

Offer Good- July 23

6. Nordstrom  – Oakbrook  and online

The Deal : Sure you might be wearing your tube top and cutoff shorts but this heat isn’t going to last forever. The shopping savvy know that Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale is the best time to buy fall fashions. Beginning July 15th, next season's styles are making their debut, and they're on sale for a limited time. Shop early for the best selection- see website for special store hours.

 Offer Good — Prices good through August 1


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