Deal Diva: Free Trials

Deal Diva: Free Trials
Spending a lot of time at home these days might find you with some extra time on your hands.  Our Deal Diva, Kelli Hanson, has some good news!  Free trials are aplenty right now with everything from book subscriptions to your favorite music. Educational Free Trials Reading Eggs: Online Reading Games & Activities  Works on...

Deal Diva: Leap Day Deals & More!

Deal Diva: Leap Day Deals & More!
Our Deal Diva stopped by with a smorgasbord of savings! And it starts with Leap Day Deals! If your birthday is on Leap Day, get a free flight at iFly Indoor Skydiving! They’re inviting the 187,000 leaplings in the US to fly for free the week of Leap Day – this deal runs through Sunday, March 1st. If you aren't a Leap Day baby, you...

Deal Diva: January Deals

Deal Diva: January Deals
The holidays are over and you're probably thinking there are no more deals to be had. Au contraire! If you need new bedding, now is the time to buy. But you might want to hold off on buying a new bed.  Twin Cities Live reporter and resident Deal Diva, Kelli Hanson, has more on January deals and what not to buy this month. **WHAT TO...

Deal Diva: Black Friday

Deal Diva: Black Friday
Online Black Friday sales are in full swing, but retailers know a lot of you like the thrill of the hunt. You like to stand in line and run when they open the doors. The stores are preparing and the National Retail Federation is expecting around $730-billion dollars in sales. Our resident Deal Diva, TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson, has got you...

Deal Diva: Halloween Savings

Deal Diva: Halloween Savings
If you’re a last minute shopper or you simply forgot to grab a bag of candy for this year’s Trick-or-Treater’s, our Deal Diva has a few ways to save money. Candy Now through Halloween, Target is offering BOGO ½ off $9.99 bags of candy. Walgreens has a Buy 1 Get 1 deal on fun or snack size Halloween candy with your Walgreens...

Deal Diva: Cold Outside, but Indoor Fun

5 Eyewitness News are already predicting snow in October and that means it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to keep busy indoors all winter long. Our Deal Diva, TCL reporter Kelli Hanson, stopped by with cheap indoor ideas when winter takes over. Buy a Minnesota Wine Passport Minnesota Grape Growers Association sells a...

Deal Diva MEA Weekend

Deal Diva MEA Weekend
MEA Weekend is one of the busiest travel weekends in Minnesota, but if you’re not heading out of town and want to keep the kids busy – on the cheap – our Deal Diva has a few ideas! 1. Science Museum of Minnesota Superpower Dogs: inside the Omnitheater **Admission** + Member: Free + Non-member adults: $9.95 + Non-member child...

Deal Diva: Free Fall Fun

Deal Diva: Free Fall Fun
With the leaves falling and the temperature changing, there is plenty of Fall Fun to be had outdoors! Our Deal Diva, TCL reporter Kelli Hanson, has free and inexpensive ways to keep busy this season. Afton Art in the Park at Town Square Park + September 28th & 29th + The event runs from 10am to 5pm both days and admission is...

Deal Diva: Swap & Save

Deal Diva: Swap & Save
Every week TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson has tips to help you swap and save. Walmart Car Seat Recycle Event Bring up to two old car seats and get a $30 Walmart gift cards you can use in store and online. There's a limit of two gift cards per household Apple's iphone 11 is here Best for fast Cash: Decluttr Just answer a few...

Deal Diva: Store Loyalty Programs

Deal Diva: Store Loyalty Programs
Target recently announced a new loyalty program, giving shoppers 1% back on every purchase. Our Deal Diva, TCL reporter Kelli Hanson, breaks it all down. Target Circle will launch across the country on October 6th. All you need is a target.com account. If you’re a cartwheel member you're all set. With the new program, shoppers will earn 1%...

Deal Diva at the Fair

Deal Diva at the Fair
Even at the Minnesota State Fair, our Deal Diva is always searching for that good deal. 1. A Buck or Less Head to mnstatefair.com and under “Food” you’ll find the “Fair Finder” tab. There are seven vendors selling items for $1 or less, including: $1 coffee at Rutana’s Hot Apple Dumplings $1 popcorn, Frontier hot dog,...

Deal Diva: Birthday Freebies

Deal Diva: Birthday Freebies
Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson is celebrating her birthday on August 21st! And in true Deal Diva fashion, she wanted to make sure you save some money on your special day! Starting with a fun a quirky spot to blow out the candles…Can Can Wonderland!  On a Thursday during your birthday month, bring at least 3 friends to play mini...

Deal Diva: Back to School Savings

Deal Diva: Back to School Savings
If you're kids are excited about the State Fair, that glee could soon ware off at the thought of school started the day after all the fun ends.  In about 3 weeks they'll be putting on their backpacks that are twice their size, tying up their brand new tennis shoes and bringing those school supplies to class. If you haven't purchased all the...

Deal Diva: Mani & Pedi Savings

Deal Diva: Mani & Pedi Savings
If you're trying to cut back on what you're spending every month, here are a few things to consider doing. 1. Cut out the daily stops at the coffee shop, 2. bring your own lunch to work and 3. cut back on those routine beauty splurges. Our Deal Diva did the math and found out that if you're getting your nails done every month, you could be...

Deal Diva: Selling Clothes Online

Deal Diva: Selling Clothes Online
According to the online resale shop, thredUP, 56-million women bought secondhand products in 2018. That's up from 44-million in 2017. In short, resale shopping is getting more and more popular. But there’s a right and a wrong way to do it. You know who knows a thing or two about saving some cash, especially on clothing? It’s TCL’s Deal...

Keeping Cool

It’s HOT HOT HOT outside and your kids need to COOL OFF!  Our Deal Diva has rounded up a few ways to keep the kids cooled off without spending a dime. Round Lake Splash Pad, Eden Prairie Wabun Park Wading Pool, Minneapolis Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville Webber Natural Swimming Pool, Minneapolis

Amazon Prime Day, Target & Walmart Deals

Amazon Prime Day, Target & Walmart Deals
The biggest shopping day of the summer, which could be better than Black Friday, is happening this year on July 15th and July 16th. Amazon Prime Day is the annual shopping holiday that’s exclusive to Amazon Prime subscribers. The e-commerce company says there will be more than one-million deals across 18 countries. Once again this year,...

Deal Diva: Citywide Garage Sales

Deal Diva: Citywide Garage Sales
Summer is settling in and that means it is garage sale season! People are cleaning out all of their stuff and entire cities are jumping on board. TCL’s Deal Diva, reporter Kelli Hanson, stopped by with a list of which cities are selling and where you can score deals on everything from toys to furniture. NORTH METRO 1. Columbia Heights...

Deal Diva: Free Summer Activities

Deal Diva: Free Summer Activities
Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to summer and pretty soon the kids will start the old “I’m bored!” song and dance. Thanks to our friends at MidCountry Bank, our Deal Diva is here with ideas to keep your kids and yourself happy for next nothing this summer. Vali-Hi Drive-In Movie Theater in Lake Elmo Kids 5 and under are...