Farmer’s markets can be a good deal — or not. You need to know the going rate for certain things. But the produce can be superfresh, and yo can sometimes find fruits and vegetables not available in stores. Just ask to see if the produce is local or imported from California or somewhere. Here are some […]
First Friday Downtown in Colorado Springs features gallery openings, meet-the-artist events, performances and cultural activities the first Friday of every month from 5 to 8 p.m. at galleries, retailers, and venues throughout Downtown Colorado Springs. Find a complete listing of First Friday events on the Downtown Colorado Springs’ website. Enjoy the openings on your own, or […]
If you are in the market for a new or used car, there are apps that will help you shop for the best deal and save money. What we love about these hand-held tools is that you can use them to find a better price than a dealer is offering you even while you are […]
Did you know that Ford offers a special discount on vehicles for customers who are military and first responders? This offer is valid at any time. Enter your zip code to find the nearest Ford dealer and learn details. To check it out, CLICK HERE.
If you know you’re going to need one or more big ticket items in the next year or so it may make sense to budget and plan to make all the purchases in one year to make the most of a Costco membership fee, which starts at $55. After you cover the membership fee with […]
Buying a car is often a stressful and confusing process, with salesman pressuring for the sale while you try to juggle sticker prices and discounts and upgrades in your head. Smartphones helped alleviate some of the stress of a visit to the car lot, as you can now quickly search and compare prices. But what […]
Most parents do not relish back-to-school clothes shopping. The crowds and the cost create a less-than-enjoyable experience. We can’t fix the crowds but we can help with the cost. We have some tips and tricks for getting a back-to-school wardrobe on a budget. Read all about it on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.
August marks the end of summer vacation for most kids. It also gives rise to all those end-of-season sales. Frugalistas always shop for bargain-priced holiday wrap, Halloween decorations and more. Summer’s end brings similar deals — you know what I mean if you’ve ever walked through the pool/outdoor area of any Target, Walmart, Christmas Tree […]
ThredUp is the posh way to shop for top-quality used clothing online that will definitely fit your budget. You won’t believe the prices for designer brands, clothing with tags still attached, and all kinds of accessories. The site is fun to browse and has price points and categories to narrow down your search. I took […]
Now you can find a map of all the Colorado Springs garage sales and yard sales right here at Pikes Peak on the Cheap! We’ve partnered with Gsalr.com to provide you with an interactive online map of Springs-area estate sales, Colorado Springs moving sales, and Colorado Springs yard sales or garage sales. You can click […]