Florida sales tax holiday for school supplies

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Florida is offering a sales tax holiday for school supplies next weekend. That means that, if you buy certain items between Aug. 1 and Aug. 3, there will be on Florida sales tax on those items. The rules have changed slightly this year. Eligible supplies include: Clothing priced at $100 or less. School supplies priced at $15 […]

Ikea Cafecito Truck adds more Miami stops

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In preparation for the highly anticipated opening of Miami’s Ikea store, the Ikea Cafecito Truck is making stops around Miami-Dade. At Marlins Park, the Ikea Cafecito Truck will hand out free coffee from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, for Marlins Family Day. At Maximo Gomez Park on Southwest Eighth, the Ikea Cafecito Truck […]

‘Festive Friday’ free entertainment at Southland Mall

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Southland Mall is presenting free “Festive Friday” performances and interactive experiences every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Center Court. Here’s the schedule of events for July:   July 11: Raquel Torrent presents her popular “Art & Juice” workshop. Children can create their own art piece with Torrent’s guidance.   July 18: Performers from Hipnotic Dance […]

Discount on book on effective couponing

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It’s no secret that using grocery coupons can save you lots of money. But using coupons effectively is not as easy as it sounds. Sometimes we spend so much time clipping and organizing those coupons that if we calculated our hourly labor cost it would be depressing. Lauren Greutman can help. After finding herself in […]

Save 20% on groceries and toiletries

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Amazon’s subscribe and save service is perfect if you’re always running out of staples like cereal, snacks, paper towels, shampoo, diapers and kitty litter. Or, more important, chocolate. You can set up delivery on a recurring basis, whether that’s once a month or once every six months. You choose your delivery date and you can […]

Senior Savings Day deals at Walgreens

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Shoppers age 55 and older and those who belong to AARP are treated to extra Senior Savings  discounts  at Walgreens. Senior Savings Day events, the first Tuesdays of most months, offer 20% discounts on select house brands, including Walgreens, W Brand and Nice! products, and  15% off many other products. The program has changed. The […]

Free workshops for kids at Lowe’s

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Lowe’s offers free Build & Grow kids’ workshops at its stores around the country, with many workshops on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. During the Build and Grow Clinics,  kids use age-appropriate tools, glue and other craft supplies. Participants receive a free apron, goggles, a project-themed patch and certificate of merit if they finish the […]

Habitat ReStore opening in Cutler Bay

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is holding a grand opening of the Miami Habitat ReStore in Cutler Bay at 10 a.m. Saturday June 29. The home improvement store and donation center offers heavily discounted building supplies and home products, ranging from doors and windows to kitchen cabinets to furniture and appliances. Some items are new […]