With the airlines charging for checked bags these days, pack the wrong way and it could cost you.
But every weekend this month you can get packing tips from the pros at the Contain Store–and enter a drawing to win a $15 gift card to the store. Demos are done at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Plus, it’s a great time to replace that old suitcase–Container Store is in the middle of its Go Organized Travel Sale. Luggage, bags, travel organizers and gadgets are all on sale through June 24. Spend $100 in store in May and get $15 to spend in June. Small print: Terms and conditions apply; while supplies last.
You can even take a look at many of the sale items in the store’s online catalog.
The St. Louis store is in Brentwood Square at 1769 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Our new sister site, Living on the Cheap, is celebrating its grand opening with some great giveaways–and there’s still time to enter to win some cool prizes, including $50 in Groupon credits and a $25 Target gift card. Deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 17.
Living on the Cheap, a national website created by the editors of all the On the Cheap sites around the country, is chockful of savvy consumer advice. The editors are pooling their collective wisdom to give you the best advice on how to live well without feeling deprived.
You can still find local deals here, but you can also subscribe to our free daily newsletter at Living on the Cheap to hear about how to save money on everything from cruises to car repairs.
Check out our story on what it’s really like to be a mystery shopper. Plus, you’ll want to share Living on the Cheap with your friends who aren’t lucky enough to live in a city with a local On the Cheap site.
You can do your part to reduce the more than 15 billion wine corks that end up in the landfill each year.
That figure is from Whole Foods which says you can recycle your corks by dropping them off in their wine department to help save the cork forests.
The corks will be recycled into building materials.
The Jamestown Bluffs branch of the St. Louis County Library will show the fantasy film Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2012. The branch is at 4153 N. Highway 67, north St. Louis County.
The movie is the fourth in the Twilight saga.
The Weber Road of the St. Louis County Library will show Kung Fu Panda at 3 p.m. May 21, 2012. The branch is at 4444 Weber Road, Affton.
The animated film is about Po the Panda being chosen as the dragon warrior although he is obese and a complete novice at martial arts.
You can save a five bucks at Sappington Farmers’ Market, 8400 Sappington, today, May 17.
Today only you get $5 off a $50 or more purchase with coupon.
The coupon is in several local publications or you can get it here.
You can’t use the coupon on milk products, liquor, gift certificates or case items.