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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.

Discounts at Cinemark in Boca Raton & Boynton Beach Tuesdays

If you’re a movie lover on a budget, mark your calendar for Tuesdays. Cinemark offers its weekly Discount Day every Tuesday at participating locations, including theaters in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach. Cinemark offers its Discount Tuesdays every week at participating locations. Ticket price varies by location. In addition, Cinemark Movie Rewards members receive additional …

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Free Publix prescriptions program to end soon

Publix Super Markets once offered a variety of medications free of charge. Unfortunately, this popular prescriptions program is coming to an end. The Lakeland-based chain recently announced the program is scheduled to end on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The Lakeland Ledger has reported: According to some Publix employees, “citing internal company emails, medications that were …

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Need a vacation? Rent an RV for spring travel

Spring is a great time to explore Florida. It’s not yet too hot, nature is lush, and the beaches are always inviting. And if you want to travel further afield, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia beckon. Whether you want to enjoy walking on a sunny beach or be dazzled by a kaleidoscope of wildflowers …

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Free day at national parks on select holidays in 2022

All U.S. national parks offer free entry on certain holidays every year – and we’ve got the schedule for 2022. This offer includes entry at Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, off Key West.  Schedule for 2022 These are the fee-free days at U.S. National Parks for this year: Jan. 17: Birthday of Martin …

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South Florida on the Cheap seeks Palm Beach County writer

Miami-South Florida 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 asked to visit some of South Florida’s most interesting venues. We are dedicated to spotlighting our vibrant …

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To our readers: Welcome to our new, bigger site – and get our app!

We have some exciting news: We have merged our Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach websites with our Miami website to create one giant Miami-South Florida on the Cheap website. This means that you can find all the best free and cheap events and deals for all of South Florida in one place! We’ve also created …

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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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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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