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Flying Squirrels Savings and Yard Sale Selling Tips on More Bang for Your Buck

Last week, I filmed two segments for NBC12′s More Bang for Your Buck – if you’re new to the site because you saw them, welcome!. (Here’s a little more about Richmond Bargains and me.) “Save more at Flying Squirrels games”

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Lakeside’s Consignment Row

Here’s a flyer from Lakeside’s Consignment Rowe, listing a number of second-hand businesses located near each other on Lakeside Avenue (including a couple that I didn’t know about and will add to my Richmond Consignment Store list.) Personally, I like

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Short Pump Goodwill location in the works

Good thrifty news for the far West End: Goodwill has announced plans to open a new 22,000 square foot location at 4200 Tom Leonard Drive! – Richmond Biz Sense (Next door to Tom Leonard’s Farmers Market, currently home to a

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“Young House Love” Shares Some Favorite RVA Thrifting Spots

I have my theories that the Petersiks may have single-handedly (two-handedly? four-handedly? six-hand and four pawsedly?) been the biggest force in putting Richmond on the map in the past few years. OK, maybe exaggerating, but John & Sherry have definitely

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Metro Richmond Zoo Memberships

Lots of buzz for the Metro Richmond Zoo lately because of the cheetah cubs born in October – CHEETAH CAM If you’re purchasing passes for the Zoo this year, January is the time to do it – unlike many memberships

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Secrets of the Deal Ninjas: Discount Stacking

Everyone once in a while I get talked into teaching a coupon class, and this is the most important principle I try to share. Saving money with one method on a purchase is great, but the true deal ninjas are

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RVSAVERS: Sydney Page Lester of Chic Stripes

Here we are rocking our second-hand looks at a recent “fashion lovers” event she organized at Baggio Consignment (My ella moss shirt is via Pieces and Talbots jeans via Goodwill’s Second Debut, both with daily deal vouchers. Cowboy boots not

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The ROC Thrift Store Petersburg opening

The ROC Thrift Store has just opened a new location in Petersburg at 3535 S Crater Road. We stopped by the Chester location last month and I received two coupons for $5 off any purchase over $10 or $10 off

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Children’s Consignment Sales in Richmond, Fall 2013

Welcome to the Fall 2013 edition of the Richmond children’s consignment sales list! From now until the end of September, there are many chances to stock up on bargains on second-hand kids clothes and toys. As always, visit the websites

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CHKD Thrift Review

I browsed by a new thrift location last week – Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters (CHKD) store at 8032 W. Broad St. CHKD supports Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Health System based in Norfolk. It already has Richmond

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Do you live in Richmond, Va and like saving money? You've come to the right place! I'm Alison, and I blog about local free events, store sales, restaurant coupons, and second-hand shopping. Stick around !

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- Free and cheap events around Richmond
- Spring 2014 Kids Consignment Sales
- Secrets of the Deal Ninjas: Discount Stacking





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