Kids Frugal Fun: FREE Movies at Fountain Square Cincinnati

Looking for something to do around Cincinnati? Head to the Fountain!

Each Sunday bring the family down to the Square (Cincinnati) and sit back, relax, and enjoy the FREE show! Previews begin at 7:00pm, with the movie to start after. Bring your own blankets, chairs, and pillows. Adult beverages and soft drinks will also available for purchase. For the full 2012 movie schedule, please see below or visit www.myfountainsquare.com for more information.

2012 Summer Movie Schedule

Kung Fu Panda II – June 3, 2012

Dolphin Tail – June 10, 2012

Father of the Bride II – June 17, 2012

The Adventures of Tin Tin – June 24, 2012

An American Tail – July 1, 2012

Where the Wild Things Are – July 8, 2012

Judy Moody & the Not Bummer Summer – July 15, 2012

Angels in the Outfield – July 22, 2012

Air Bud – July 29,2012

Puss in Boots – August 5, 2012

The Goonies – August 12, 2012

Hugo – August 19, 2012

The Smurfs – August 26, 2012

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Stike Out Cancer- Save Second Base

My friend is the Head Coach for the Harrier Softball team here in Cincinnati Ohio and they are selling Strike Out Cancer- Save Second Base T-shirt for just $15 with all the proceeds going to breast cancer research. You can also stop out and watch their First Strike Out Cancer Game on Sunday April 1 at 2pm at the Harrier Softball Field in Hamilton Ohio. If you would like to order a shirt, please email me at justtryingtosavemoney at yahoo.com and I will forward your information on to my friend! Not only are you helping with breast cancer research, but don’t you think these kinda naughty shirts would be cool to wear!!!

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UPDATED: Fill The Limo- Donate To Those Effected by Friday’s Tornado’s

Photo Credit Channel 12 News

Although we do not have the full details just yet, we wanted to get the word out there, if you were looking for a place to donate to those who lost everything in the devastating storms and tornado’s on Friday March 2 in Indiana and Kentucky!

A Savannah Nite Limousine will place Limo’s around the Tri-State for residents to fill full of basic needs for those families that lost everything in the storms Friday.We are still looking for locations, so if you own a business and would not mind having a collection limo out in your parking lot, let us know! We want to see which location can be fill the limo first!

Limo’s will be placed on Wednesday March 7 from 6pm-8pm and
Sunday March 11 from 12pm-3pm.

Locations to be determined. As locations are confirmed I will update this post as well as reporting them on Facebook and Cincinnati Cents, so keep an eye out for a location near you!

As couponers we have the ability to help those in need without breaking the bank! Donating items from your stockpile is a great way to not only to help the community but to show how much using coupons can really help everyone! Before using coupons the way we do now, we would have never been able to financially help others, now we can!

LIMO LOCATIONS:

  • Crestview Hills Mall ( In front of Joseph Beth book store behind Carraba’s ) 2791 Town Center Blvd. Crestview Hills, KY 41017
  • Monfort Hights Auto Service 3500 W. Northbend Rd Cincinnati, Oh 45239
  • Tealtown Exxon 1006 Old State Rte 74 Batavia, OH 45103
  • Mt Healthy Eagles 1620 Kinney Ave Cincinnati, Oh 45231
  • Larosa’s Norwood 4702 Montgomery Rd Norwood, Oh 45212
  • Verizon Store 6302 Harrison Ave Cincinnati, Oh 45247
  • BP 9172 Union Center Blvd. West Chester, Oh 45069
  • Butler County MRDD 282 N. Fair Ave Hamilton ,Oh 45011

Here is a list of items you can bring to help:

  • Non perishable food - Canned foods, ready-to-eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola and trail mixes, jerkies, and snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Cleaning supplies – Laundry detergent, general cleaners, sponges, bleach, mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves, etc.
  • Boxes, containers or any storage type items
  • Paper products - Toilet paper, paper towels, etc.
  • Personal care products – Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion, etc.
  • Baby and infant supplies - Diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.
  • First Aid items – Bandages, gauze, pads, First Aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs, etc.

Donations will be delivered by A Savannah Nite Limousine to those hit by the tornado’s.

According to Channel 12 New, here are additional locations that you can donate to those in need:
The American Red Cross isn’t the only organization collecting donations for storm victims, you can drop off clothes, water and non-perishable food items at the neighborhood centers all over the tri-state.

In Cermont County, you can take your donations to Cranston Memorial Church or the Boys & Girls Club in New Richmond. They’re also accepting items at the 4H building at the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville.

*United Way-Dial 211. The line covers the entire region and operates 24 hours a day

*Matthew 25 Ministries: Donations of non-perishable food, personal care products, cleaning supplies, baby supplies and first aid items can be taken to the facility in Blue Ash or the United Methodist Church in Felicity.

*Kroger: All Cincinnati area Kroger stores are also accepting donations.

Boone County Neighborhood Center
7938 Tanners Gate
Florence, KY 41042
Phone: 859-586-9250

Campbell County Neighborhood Center
437 West Ninth Street
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 859-431-4177

Kenton County Neighborhood Center
315 East 15th Street
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-291-8607

Morgan Central Elementary School
3201 Highway 460
West Liberty, KY

Grant County High School
715 Warsaw Rd.
Dry Ridge, KY

Morgan Community Center
147 Victory Ave.
Bedford, KY

Holton Community Center
50 East and West
Holton, IN

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Come Shop With Me Today at Cincinnati Mall- 1pm-5pm

One-Stop Holiday Shopping Extravaganza!!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

1:00-5:00pm

In the Cincinnati Mall, across from the Food Court

Exit 39 off of I-275

This events details is also on Facebook!

If you are looking for a one stop shop for all your holiday needs, then stop by the One-Stop Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at Cincinnati Mall in Cincinnati Ohio. Check out all the great vendors that will be attending and stop by and say hi- I’ll be there to answer all your couponing questions!

Creative Memories, Tupperware, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Tastefully Simple, Premier Designs Jewelry, Shaklee, Slumber Party, Compelling Creations, You Bow Girl!, Feather Noodles, Prints Charming Keepsakes, Clever Container, Kids’ Activities, Thirty-One Gifts, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Wildtree, The Cupcake Factory, Discovery Toys, Scentsy, Jafra Cosmetics, Fairy Care Boutique, Exclusively e Designs, Miche Bags, Got You in Stitches, Lee’s Little Luxuries, Purses ‘R Us, The Pampered Chef, Avon, Usborne Books, Gold Canyon, Silpada, Pure Romance, Lia Sophia, David Oreck Candles, Macaroni Kid, Bows 4 Babes, Arbonne, Herbalife, + More Vendors!!

They’ve got all of your Holiday needs right in one place!! Beat the rush, the heavy traffic, and the crowded stores!! Let them help you make this Holiday season as stress-free as possible!!

Home Goods, Toys, Baking Needs, Purses, Bags, Organizing Options, Make-up, Candles, Photography, Jewelry, Scrapbooking, Kitchen Items, Simple-to-Make Food for the Holidays, Chocolate, Weight-loss & Well-being, Books, Hair Bows, Hair Feathers, Crafts!

Enter to win raffle baskets with items from different vendors it them!!

***Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Matthew 25: Ministries***

***All collected items and cash donations will benefit the Fighting Hunger Campaign***

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2 Days Til Our One Stop Shop Holiday Extravaganza- 11/13

One-Stop Holiday Shopping Extravaganza!!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

1:00-5:00pm

In the Cincinnati Mall, across from the Food Court

Exit 39 off of I-275

This events details is also on Facebook!

If you are looking for a one stop shop for all your holiday needs, then stop by the One-Stop Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at Cincinnati Mall in Cincinnati Ohio. Check out all the great vendors that will be attending and stop by and say hi- I’ll be there to answer all your couponing questions!

Creative Memories, Tupperware, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Tastefully Simple, Premier Designs Jewelry, Shaklee, Slumber Party, Compelling Creations, You Bow Girl!, Feather Noodles, Prints Charming Keepsakes, Clever Container, Kids’ Activities, Thirty-One Gifts, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Wildtree, The Cupcake Factory, Discovery Toys, Scentsy, Jafra Cosmetics, Fairy Care Boutique, Exclusively e Designs, Miche Bags, Got You in Stitches, Lee’s Little Luxuries, Purses ‘R Us, The Pampered Chef, Avon, Usborne Books, Gold Canyon, Silpada, Pure Romance, Lia Sophia, David Oreck Candles, Macaroni Kid, Bows 4 Babes, Arbonne, Herbalife, + More Vendors!!

They’ve got all of your Holiday needs right in one place!! Beat the rush, the heavy traffic, and the crowded stores!! Let them help you make this Holiday season as stress-free as possible!!

Home Goods, Toys, Baking Needs, Purses, Bags, Organizing Options, Make-up, Candles, Photography, Jewelry, Scrapbooking, Kitchen Items, Simple-to-Make Food for the Holidays, Chocolate, Weight-loss & Well-being, Books, Hair Bows, Hair Feathers, Crafts!

Enter to win raffle baskets with items from different vendors it them!!

***Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Matthew 25: Ministries***

***All collected items and cash donations will benefit the Fighting Hunger Campaign***

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Giveaway- Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show Tickets- CLOSED

This weekend the 2011 Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show is back at The Duke Energy Convention Center. Homeowners are slowly starting to spend money again in home improvements and what better way to spend your weekend, then checking out all the new ideas that are available.  Meet with contractors or companies that specialize in kitchen and bath cabinetry, flooring, hardware, plumbing, complete renovation, new build, and equally important, general remodeling contractors.

2011 Admission & Discounts

Adults………………………………………………………..$8
Children (13 and under)……………………………….FREE!

(Children are free when accompanied by a paying adult)

For more information check out the Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show.

Hart Productions is offering 5 of my readers a chance to win 4 tickets to this weekends show! Since it is this weekend, this giveaway will be a quick one so that we can ensure your tickets make it to you before the show starts! So you have 3 hours to enter!!

Win It: Enter below to win 4 Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show at Duke Energy Convention Center In Cincinnati Ohio (5 winners will each receive 4 tickets)
 
Mandatory Entry:  (Make sure that you make a separate comment for each entry, along with your email address)

  • Tell me what part of your house would you like to remodel? 

This Giveaway will end Wednesday October 5, 2011 at 3pm Eastern Time and is open to US residents only. 5 winners will be picked randomly. Once the winners are picked, I will email them notifying them that they won! They will have 1 hour to claim their prize or a new winner will be picked!

I was provided with tickets for my family to attend the Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show, in exchange for posting this giveaway. No other compensation was received. My opinion is 100% my own. This giveaway is in no way associated or sponsored with Facebook.

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Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? The Cincinnati Beer Fest is Here!

THE CINCINNATI BEER FEST RETURNS THIS WEEKEND ON FOUNTAIN SQUARE

Taste more than 160 kinds of beer over three days

THE Cincinnati Beer Fest on Fountain Square is back by popular demand for the third year in a row today, Saturday and Sunday, bringing local distributors and brewers together in one place for a beer tasting and sampling event, produced by 3CDC. Beer Fest hours are Friday 5-10pm, Saturday noon-10pm and Sunday noon to 8pm.

The Beer Fest will offer over 160 different varieties of beer.  Three-ounce tastes are $1 – $2 each for those 21 and older.  Admission is free all three days and 19 live bands will keep the crowd rockin’ throughout the weekend.  (Band lineup below.)

If you get the munchies, we got ya covered!  Washington Platform, Skyline, Nay Nay’s, Tom + Chee and Eli’s BBQ will be available for purchase.  In addition to tasty beer and great live music there will be other great forms of entertainment; a batting cage, an oxygen bar and vendors selling t-shirts, jewelry and fun beer gifts.

To prepare yourself for the big weekend watch the official Fountain Square music video and learn the song so you can sing along!

Thanks to this year’s presenting sponsors SmarTravel, Emergen-C and Fox Sports Ohio. Media sponsors are 92.5 the Fox, Journey 94.1, WNKU and DERF Magazine!

For more information please visit www.myfountainsquare.com.

2011 Beer Fest Music Lineup:
Friday
5:00  Channel Theory
6:15   Koala Fires
7:30   Tickled Pink
8:45   Buckra

Saturday
12:00 Plastic Inevitables
1:15    The Mighty
2:30   Bri Love
3:45   Bethesda
5:00   The Yugos
6:15    The Pass
7:30    Chelsea Automatic
8:45    Cruelty Free

Sunday
12:00 Cincinnati Sidecars
1:15    The Heartlanders
2:30   Straw Boss
3:45   Sleepin Dogs
5:00  Josh Eagle and The Harvest City
6:15   Shoot Out The Lights
7:30   Davey T Hamilton

This press release was sent to me via 3CDC- a private, non-profit, real estate development and finance corporation focused on revitalizing Cincinnati’s urban core in partnership with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati corporate community.  3CDC’s work is specifically focused on the Central Business District and in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.  3CDC also manages The Cincinnati Equity Fund (CEF) and the Cincinnati New Markets Fund (CNMF).  These investment funds play an important role by providing needed financial capital to 3CDC’s development projects.  For more information visit www.3cdc.org.

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Where Has Your Delhi Skyline T-Shirt Been? Win $20 Giftcard

Whenever you’re feeling good and hungry, it’s Skyline time!

The Delhi (Cincinnati) Skyline is offering a great way to snag some FREE food!

Show us where your Delhi Skyline t-shirt has been and receive $20 worth of Delhi Skyline gift cards. Simply take a picture wearing your Delhi Skyline T-shirt (available at 5137 Delhi Pike- Cincinnati, Ohio) against a unique backdrop, and email it to lambrinides.delhi@gmail.com along with your name photo description. In return, you’ll receive a $20 gift card and a chance to see your picture on display at the restaurant as well as on Delhi Skyline’s Facebook page. Delhi Skyline logo must be visible in the photo; t-shirts have logos on the backsides.

You can visit Delhi Skyline at 5137 Delhi Pike and on Facebook.com/skylinedelhi. Check out their store hours below to see when you can get your hands on a t-shirt and enjoy your favorite chili!

Mon – Thurs: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m

Fri – Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Sun: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

If you are not familiar with Skyline, here is a little background!

Nicholas Lambrinides and his sons established one of the ultimate Cincinnati rites of passage when they opened the first Skyline Chili restaurant in 1949. More than 60 years later, the Lambrinides legacy lives on at Delhi Skyline, where quality food and service meet traditional values. Owned and operated by Nicholas’s lineage, Delhi Skyline strives to uphold the reputation that follows the iconic last name. From establishing the first Skyline drive-thru to the more recent addition of the memorable rotunda dining space, Delhi Skyline continues to set the standard for the Cincinnati chili experience.

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Bunbury Music Festival Kickoff July 9 at Sawyer Point

UPDATE:  FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2012 SHOW HERE!

Looking for something to do this weekend in Cincinnati? Well head on over to Sawyer Point and check out the Bunbury Music Festival Kickoff Event!

Bunbury Music Festival Holds Kickoff Event July 9, 2011 at Sawyer Point
(Official Press Release)

Who: Bunbury Music Festival
What: FREE Kickoff Event
Where: Sawyer Point, 705 East Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
When: Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 7pm until 11pm
Why: Officially Announcing the Festival for 2012

A ‘Mini-Lollapalooza’ for Greater Cincinnati

To officially announce the Bunbury Music Festival that will take place July 13-15, 2012, the festival is holding a FREE kickoff event at Sawyer Point on Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 7pm until 11pm. Three local bands – The Seedy Seeds, Lions Rampant, and The Minor Leagues will perform. The first 1,000 attendees will receive a discount code worth 50% off a one-day or three-day ticket for 2012; the only time such a discount will be given.

“Cincinnati’s riverfront is the perfect place for a music festival of this scale,” says Bill Donabedian, founder of the festival. “For three days next year, Bunbury will transform Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove with six stages showcasing national acts, a technology pavilion, and eco-marketplace.”

The festival is produced by November Five, LLC; a Cincinnati-based event production company. The company is owned by Bill Donabedian; managing director of Fountain Square and co-founder of the MidPoint Music Festival.
For more information, please contact Bill Donabedian at 513.886.2455, info@bunburyfestival.com, or visit the festival online at www.bunburyfestival.com.

So what’s a bunbury? An excuse for getting out of doing something boring!

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