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This week you'll find family savings, food deals and some tax savings too. Enjoy!

Family Fun

On Saturday, February 23 the University of Texas is having an Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.Students in first through eighth grades and their parents or educators are invited to UT for an afternoon of FREE engineering fun. Parents will remain with the students throughout the event. Go here to register. For more information, including parking information visit the Cockrell School of Engineering website.

Family Savings

Just Between Friends is having its next sale in Pflugerville Thursday February 21st through the 23rd at the Pflugerville Lion s Club. If you re not familiar with this sale it s a great way for you to get rid of some of the baby and maternity items you no longer need or store up on items you might need if you re expecting or have children. There is a $2 admission fee on the first public day of the event, Friday, February 22nd. However, if you are a first time parent or a teacher, there is an exclusive presale on Thursday, February 21st from 6pm to 8pm allowing you to shop before the sale is open to the Public. If interested, sign up online www.pflugerville.jbfsale.com to receive your presale pass. For more details and to sign-up on the mailing list, please go to www.pflugerville.jbfsale.com. Thanks Cheryl for the tip!

Google is holding its annual Doodle for Google program which gets kids in kindergarten through 12th grade to draw their best doodle using the theme, My best day ever. There are thousands of dollars in scholarships and the schools where the kids attend can win money too. The deadline is March 22nd. Learn more here.

Remember to check out the great family ideas compiled every weekend by Free Fun in Austin.com.

Food Deals

Tiff s Treats is giving you 10 percent off any order over $15 this week using the on line promo code 1015.

Free Car Seat Safety Checks

Texans In Motion at Scott & White Healthcare are providing more free child car seat inspections in March. Certified technicians will inspect car seats, check for recalls and instruct caregivers on proper installation. Please call for an appointment time. Thanks Sherri for the tip!

  • March 12, 2013 Buda Fire Station # 2, 10 a.m. 1p.m. ; 151 FM 2001, Buda 78610 (512) 295-2232
  • March 13, 2013 Baby Earth, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock 78664; (512)600-7050
  • March 19, 2013 Manor Fire Station, 3 p.m. 6 p.m. ; 405 W. Parsons, Manor 78653 (512) 336-3423
  • March 20, 2013 Marble Falls Area EMS Station, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. ; 609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls 78654 (830) 693-7277
  • March 21, 2013 Lockhart EMS Station, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. ; 1914 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart - 78644 - (512) 336-3423
  • March 28, 2013 Scott & White Healthcare Primary Care and Specialty Clinic, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. ; 425 University Blvd., Round Rock - 78665 (512) 943-1264

On line savings

The team at Austin based Offers.com has some great tax saving ideas for you. Starting Wednesday, February 20th you can take advantage of an exclusive 40% off all H&R Block Tax Preparation Services deal! This will bring the basic service down from $19.95 to only $11.97, and this exclusive only runs Wednesday, Feb. 20th to Tuesday, Feb. 26th. Then check out these other savings Shermayne shared:

Best Buy Deal

53% off Dyson DC28 Animal Bag less Upright Vacuum + Free Shipping

Was $599.99 - Now Only $279.99 - HOT DEAL

Expires 2/22/13

Sears Outlet Deal

71% off 5pc Patio Cushion Dining Set + Free Store Pickup

Was $699 - Now Only $199 - HOT DEAL

Expires 2/21/13

Sears Deal

63% off Sealy Copelin TI Plush Euro Pillowtop Mattress + Free Delivery

Was $1,520 - Now Only $553.39

Expires 2/21/13

Magazine Reader Mall Deal

74% off 10 issues of People Magazine + Free Shipping

Was $39.90 - Now Only $10

Expires 2/23/13

eBags

82% off Nautica Charter 20 Wheeled Carry-On + Free Shipping

Was $340 - Now Only $59.99 - HOT DEAL

Expires 2/22/13

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