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Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood, Tamarac, Wilton Manors and Fort Pierce. She is co-owner and CEO of the parent network, Living on the Cheap.

‘The Nutcracker’ shows in South Florida: Deals include $5 tickets

If your holiday plans include seeing “The Nutcracker,” we’ve found a way you can see the Miami City Ballet performance of this time-honored classic for less. The deal, from Culture Shock Miami, is for patrons age 13 to 22 — but each young person can bring someone else along for one low price. Miami City Ballet …

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Free entry to national parks on select holidays

All 392 U.S. national parks offer free entry on certain holidays every year.  This offer includes entry at Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, off Key West.  The National Park Service also reminds us that admission to many of our national parks, including Biscayne National Park in Miami, is always free. Click here for …

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Pinecrest Gardens to present its Nights of Lights

Pinecrest Gardens’ Nights of Lights features glittering, larger-than-life installations to celebrate the season in style. Peruse thousands of lights and wander through a holiday-themed maze. This year’s edition is scheduled for Dec. 10, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022 (except for Dec. 18). Hours are 6-9 p.m. each day. There will be treats and activities for kids …

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Palm Beach on the Cheap seeks writer

Palm Beach On The Cheap, a premier online resource for enjoying life in South Florida for less, is looking for a part-time, contract writer to join our team. This is a flexible work-from-home job, though you may be forced to visit some of South Florida’s most interesting venues. We are dedicated to spotlighting our vibrant …

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Where to get a COVID vaccine in Miami-Dade

The COVID vaccine is available to all residents of Miami-Dade County 12 and older. At most pharmacies and vaccine sites, you don’t need an appointment. However, you may need an appointment to get a Pfizer booster in the next few weeks while demand is high. The vaccine is free to all, whether or not you …

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Knaus Berry Farm is open for the season!

Oh, those sweet, sweet cinnamon rolls! After much anticipation, Knaus Berry Farm has reopened for the season — and we are thrilled to share the news. The Redland farm has been selling delicious strawberries since 1956, when it was a roadside stand. Through the years, the farm has added all sorts of yummy delicacies including …

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Where to get COVID vaccines in Broward: UPDATED

COVID vaccines are now available for all Broward residents 12 and older, and people want to know where they can get a COVID vaccine. The vaccine is free for all to receive, even if you don’t have insurance. Teens 12 to 17 can receive only the Pfizer vaccine, and most sites require a parent or …

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Miami’s best thrift stores: Find them by neighborhood – VIDEO

Bargain-hunters who want to find the best deals know that thrift stores are where it’s at. You can find discounted designer clothes, handbags and shoes, as well as furniture and home accessories. But do you know where they are? If you’re looking to do some bargain shopping, check out our list of thrift stores by neighborhood …

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Check out Miami On The Cheap’s special coupons page

Looking for coupons? Check out Miami On The Cheap’s coupon page, which is constantly updated with new offers. It’s a geolocating page, which means that if you look for Miami, you’ll see special offers for Miami. You can search, sort and quickly find just the coupons you want to print out. It’s easy-peasy! To keep …

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