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Nicole Paitsel has covered consumer news for the Daily Press since 2008. Since then, she's discovered a whole new love for the word "free," and regularly pleads with friends and family to avoid paying full price. If you see her in the store, check out her shopping cart - chances are, she's found a great deal! E-mail her at npaitsel@dailypress.com . To keep up to date with latest news from The Savvy Shopper LIKE her on FB or follow her Blog ! Join Nicole for the Ask the Experts annual Black Friday Chat to learn about where the best bargains around town will be this year! Ask the experts: Get y... read more

I hope all had a wonderful Veterans Day! I also hope many of you were able to take advantage of the wonderful Freebies and Discounts around Hampton Roads! There are a couple businesses in Hampton Roads that have extended their Veterans Day Discounts through the week, month, and some through the year. Enjoy and please share the list with others! VETERANS DAY DISCOUNTS EXTENDED THROUGH THE WEEK, MONTH, AND REST OF THE YEAR! Patriot Tours & Provisions : Half off all Yorktown Segway Tours to active, retired, and veterans the week of November 11-15, 2013. Guest will need to call/email to reserve t... read more

Honoring Service to America- VETERANS DAY OFFER! All active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents, Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREEADMISSION during Veteran’s Day weekend, Friday through Monday, November 8-11 This offer is only available to active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans , National Guardsmen (and their dependents) with proper ID. Colonial Williamsburg will also have Special Events for the Holiday Weekend! About Colonial Williamsburg: Discover Colonial Williamsburg Be Part of the Story Discover Colonial Willi... read more

MILITARY APPRECIATION WEEKEND at The Mariners' Museum and Park November 9-11, 2013! About The Mariners' Museum and Park: The Mariners’ Museum , located in Newport News, VA is one of the largest and most prestigious maritime museums in the world and has been designated by Congress as America’s National Maritime Museum. The collection of over 35,000 artifacts include miniature ship models, scrimshaw, maritime paintings, decorative arts, carved figureheads, working steam engines and much more. The museum is situated on within a 550-acre park that is the nation’s largest privately-owned and maint... read more