Before You Shop, Check Out These Deals
North River Outfitters on Charles Street is offering a 12 Days of Christmas sale; plus more shopping tips around Boston.
We asked for shopping tips and you delivered.
Sherri Murray wins this week's prize (chosen at random): a $25 gift certificate to Exchange Street Bistro in Malden. Be sure to enter again next Monday for a chance to win another $25 gift certificate.
Here are some of the great tips we got this week:
SPECIFIC STORE DEALS:
1.) North River Outfitter on Charles Street on Beacon Hill is offering a special deal for the 12 days of Christmas. Example: Last Tuesday you got a free pair of freshwater pearl earrings with the purchase of a women's sweater. --Anna
5.) Restaurant.com has discounts for local restaurants. Use the code, STOCKINGS, and get a $25 coupon for $2 (make sure you read the rules for each restaurant). -- Diane Lee and Jen (both offered same tip)
8.) CW Price in Somerville has candles for $3.99. A good stocking stuffer. -- Heather Burnside
10.) Phillips 66, corner of Main and Clifton streets in Malden: 1 gallon of 2 percent milk for $2.99 for all of December. --Jen Laughton
11.) Dockside Restaurant in Malden. Buy $25 gift certificates and get a $10 bonus. -- susan mallett
12.) Whole Foods Market: Each register has a keychain ring of coupons. Ask the cashier if they have any coupons for any of the items you're buying. --Sara
13.) Try online sites, Groupon, Buy With Me, Living Social, Yelp Local and Rue La La. They have some great local deals. --Sharon
14.) Before you go to a store, check to see if they have any online coupons. Sometimes you get lucky. -- Torin H
15.) You can save money at museums, restaurants, etc by just showing your Charlie Card http://www.mbta.com/riding_the_t/CharlieCard_Discount_Book/. -- Steve Meuse
16.) Find coupons in the Sunday paper. Example, Near East Rice Pilaf for $1 off. Then look for ads saying "10 for a dollar." That makes it free. "And if you get multiple coupons you will never run out of rice again. LOL." --John Generazzo