Frugal Family: Feb. 12-18

From feeding the family to washing the dog, reading a good book or watching a movie, Patch has some frugalista ideas to help you plan.

free movies
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Travel movies on the third floor free in February. 

Dreaming of someplace warm and wishing you could get out of town? Well if that’s not possible, pick up some travel videos at the Northbrook Public Library, free the entire month of February.  The library also shows adult first run films on the second Saturday of every month, new children’s movies on the last Saturday of every month, and classic films on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. and 7:30.  Free, but get there early, as seating is limited to 188. The Social Network will be shown Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

   Double sale ads on Wednesdays
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  Every Wednesday

Sunset honors sales from the previous week and the new sales flyer, which comes out on Wednesday. Deals include heart-shaped raspberry white chocolate cheesecakes, on sale for $1.99.

:  50% off Dog Grooming with Aussie Pet Mobile
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: Purchase certificate online until Feb. 18. Certificate good for six months from time of purchase

The Aussie Pet Mobile comes right to your house, washes your dirty dog on the premises and returns him to you all clean and fluffy. Similar to Groupon, DoubleTake Deals gives you more time to purchase their specials.  Advertising for about 8 deals appears in the Clipper Magazine that is delivered by mail to Northbrook residents. To purchase, simply go on line. There you can view other deals in the area as well.

  15 % off for college students or teachers with a student ID.
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Feb. 28.

Got a J. Crew lover under your roof? Maybe it's you? If you've also got a student ID, you can get 15 percent off throughout the month of February.

 All you can eat pancakes for $4.99
:  Runs through the end of February.

Have a bunch of hungry kids to feed on Saturday morning? Load up the car and take them to IHOP. And who says pancakes can’t be dinner now and then? (And boys, here’s an idea for where to take your dates for breakfast on Sunday after .)


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