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Farmers markets & vendor fairs feature food, vintage wares & handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor & other items from South Florida vendors, farmers &  artisans. Farmers markets in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach often include extra features. Some offer yoga, live entertainment or petting zoos. Vendor fairs & farmers markets offer opportunities for delightful — and frugal — outdoor …

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Butterfly World: $5-off & other discounts

Now’s a good time to nab a discount for the enchanting Butterfly World in Coconut Creek.  The popular walk-through attraction, at Tradewinds Park,  3600 W. Sample Road, features free-flight aviaries with tropical foliage and thousands of butterflies and birds from different parts of the world. Regular prices are $32.50 for guests age12 and older, $22.50 …

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Fort Lauderdale Home Design expo

The Fort Lauderdale Home Design & Remodeling Show – set for Feb. 4-6, 2022 – is offering an opportunity for discounts. The popular Broward County event features hundreds of exhibitors, product demonstrations and presentations focusing on the home. It will be at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd.  Regular prices at …

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Ideas for free & inexpensive dates

If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable in South Florida. Plenty of exciting events and interesting activities are free. Others are relatively inexpensive. With extra dollars in your wallet, splurge on sparkling wine, a fancy dessert, or other romantic indulgence. Ideas for Free & Inexpensive …

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Kids eat free & other kids’ deals at restaurants in South Florida

Restaurants in South Florida offer  family-friendly deals, including free food for kids. Often, free-kid’s-meal deals require purchase of at least one adult entrée. With these deals, participation at individual restaurants may vary and restrictions and exceptions may apply. Because vendors sometimes switch out their promotions, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the deal is …

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Shop for deals at thrift stores in South Florida

Designer clothing, furniture, apparel, appliances, toys, electronic items and decorative items are sold at bargain prices at thrift stores in South Florida Some stores sell a wide array of merchandise and others are more focused and limited, with an emphasis on furniture, fine apparel or kids’ items.   If you’re interested in making money from your own unwanted …

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