Try Out Mountain Biking For FREE

If you know a new, young rider, thinking of trying the sport of riding bicycles off-road, over rough terrain, the Minnesota High School League is offering FREE Try It Out Sessions for mountain biking in Inver Grove Heights, Woodbury and Champlin.  The individual sport requires endurance, core strength and balance, bike handling skills and self-reliance.  Whether […]

Earth Day Events, Deals and Freebies

Celebrate Earth Day in the Twin Cities on April 22, by helping out with an Earth Day service project on April 22 or over the weekend. We’ve compiled a list of service and fun related events, deals and freebies to help with the celebration of Earth Day. Earth Day Service Events Minneapolis River Gorge Cleanup, […]

April Restaurant Deals in the Twin Cities

IHOP: Frugal families, hop to it! IHOP is making dining out “on the cheap” a little easier for families. Through May 6, kids (12 and under) eat for FREE with the purchase of any adult entrée at the popular diner. Limit one FREE kids meal per adult entrée purchase. The offer is available every day from […]

Starbucks Rewards: Earn Gold status with one purchase

Starting April 12, Starbucks Rewards officially changes. Members now earn two stars for every $1 spent. If you have any stars in your account on April 12, they will be multiplied by 11 to adjust to the new program levels. (If it’s any benefit, Starbucks is giving members a slightly higher exchange rate, but not […]

Your Guide to Spring Clean-up Days in and around the Twin Cities

It’s that time of the year for Spring Clean-up, which means getting rid of unwanted items in your house.  Most cities in the area offer a spring clean-up event where residents can drop off  their “junk” for FREE or for a nominal fee.  Twin Cities on the Cheap has compiled a master guide for Spring Clean-up […]

10 FREE and Cheap Things to do on Mother’s Day in the Twin Cities

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8.  For fun, FREE and cheap outings for MOM this Mother’s Day, Twin Cities on the Cheap has compiled a list of things to do in an around the Twin Cities that will be fun and won’t empty your pocket book. Children’s Museum of Minnesota is inviting all Moms to […]

McDonald’s offers new deal: McPick 2 for $5

Just as quickly as McDonald’s introduced its McPick 2 for $2, it ended the value promo. It’s now McPick 2 for $5, with a new line-up of choices. You can pick two of the following items for just $5 at participating locations: Filet-O-Fish, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Big Mac or 10 Chicken McNuggets. You must […]

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

What’s the latest scoop? Ben & Jerry’s is scooping FREE ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet from noon to 8 p.m. on April 12 at participating locations. As a way to thank its customers and celebrate nearly four decades of scooping the chunkiest, funkiest ice cream, Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops set aside a day […]

Taco Bell rolls out new $1 breakfast menu

Taco Bell has a new breakfast menu that includes several items for just $1 each. Your choices include a Grilled Breakfast Burrito, Breakfast Soft Taco, Sausage Flatbread Quesadilla, Grilled Breakfast Burrito Fiesta Potato, Mini Skillet Bowl, Hash Brown, Value Mountain Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus (small) or Cinnabon Delights (2 pack). Copyright Living on the Cheap. […]

Thrift Store Directory in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities is home to huge assortment of thrift stores.  Whether you enjoy the hunt to find the perfect bargain or just want to find a decent pair of shoes for your teen that won’t empty your pocket book, thrift stores are the perfect place to shop to find all your needs and stay on […]