Showing posts from August 5, 2012

Back to school savings

It costs a lot to get those back-to-school items.

It seems like every big-name store is having a back-to-school sale right now, and for the 43 percent of parents who put off back-to-school shopping until the last minute, it's tempting to hit up the nearest big-box store and call it done. But some places offer better bargains than others, so in an effort to help you keep your costs down (who really wants to spend $500 or more on supplies and clothing?)

Yahoo! Shine did a little digging to find out where the bargains are.
Related: Back-to-school trends for 2012-2013: Stainless steel, glitzy accessories, superheroes, and iPads


Toys r Us has a great deal on backpacks -- buy one character-themed bag for $14.99 to $17.99 and get a free lunch kit. But be warned: a more-expensive bag may save you more money in the long run. Lands End, LL Bean, and Jansport all offer lifetime guarantees on their backpacks, which means that if something rips or wears out they'll replace it for fr…

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100 Free Things to Do - Los Angeles

Here it is, folks! 100 absolutely free things to do in Los Angeles, the city where arts and culture, attractions, activities, health and beauty, concerts and recreation come free of charge. So get in on the cheap, 'cuz why spend anything at all when you can see LA for a whopping $0.

Click here for the list of 100 Free Things to Do - Los Angeles Tourism

Every Sat: Chinese Theatre has Family Flicks for 25cents!


On Saturday Mornings At 10AM During July and August, All Seats 25 Cents at Chinese 6, Just like 1927 Opening Day! $2 Parking!
( Hollywood , Calif. )---The most famous movie palace in the world, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (, is turning 85 years-old and today it announced a 25 cent-a-ticket offering for families on Saturday, starting July 7, at its Chinese 6 theatres.

Turning back the clock, the legendary theatre is offering a 25 cent admission Saturdays only during the months of July and August, at the Chinese 6, when it will feature a classic family film at 10 AM each Saturday as part of its “25 CENT FAMILY FLICKS.”


7/14 Madagascar 1
7/21 Puss in Boots
7/28 Kung Fu Panda 1
8/4 How to Train Your Dragon
8/11 Megamind
8/18 Monsters Vs. Aliens
8/25 The Spongebob Square Pants Movie

The lights in the theatre will be left on throughout the film so you can see your kid if he or she gets up to wonder around…

Benihana: August Chef's Special


Share two hibachi steak and chicken entrées, served with Benihana onion soup, Benihana salad, hibachi shrimp appetizer, mushrooms, hibachi vegetables, homemade dipping sauces, steamed rice and Japanese hot green tea, all for just $45 (tax and gratuity excluded).

When I first started blogging, I came across this site:

Kayla has temporarily hung up her keyboard to get married, and to find a job, but her blog is still one of the best resources for cheap things to do in LA and OC.

Free Irvine Improv tickets for Thursday

THIS JUST IN. We added Jay Larson this Thursday because Amy Schumer had something come up! 

We want to give out some FREE tickets to Jay! Just go to the link and use the code "Rhombussm" at check out and you can get up to 4 FREE tickets to the show this thursday! While supplies last.

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Jay Larson
When: Thursday 08/09/12 8:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM)
Ticket Price: $15.00
Show Type: Stand Up 18 & over
Two items minimum per person


Jay Larson: Who is Jay Larson? Jay Larson was a latch key kid brought up by his Mother, his Nana and his three great aunts Gert, Ruthie and "Lusty" Lil 15 minutes from Boston, in Stoneham Massachusetts. Surrounded by 4 old ladies wearing wigs, yelling at his friends and stuffing tissues up their sleeves wasn't torturous enough for Jay. So he also played bass drum in the marching band, was sub par boy scout and may or may not have killed his families dog, Ishkabibble? It all depends on who you as…

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