Recently the Las Vegas Advisor ran a poll about the most frugal thing you’ve ever done in Vegas. The results are in and they are hilarious: http://www.lasvegasadvisor.com/poll-arch.cfm
One of the comments mentioned “… and looked into trash cans for discarded coupons. [Ed: Dumpster diving for coupons? Wow, not even Jean Scott does that - LOL. Hardcore!]”
Thank you, Editor, for trying to make me look good, but actually I HAVE done that – much to my daughter’s dismay and embarrassment. Twenty-five years ago the old Westward Ho wastebaskets always had a treasure trove of free mini-breakfast coupons. True some you had to scrap off some mustard from half-eaten free hot dogs but back in those days I WAS hardcore frugal – and Brad says I am still “crazy frugal.” But some of that craziness rubbed off on him – up until a couple of years ago when his bad back and hip restricted his agility, Brad agreed to scour the dumpsters in our condo complex when a casino was flooding the mails with really valuable coupon books.
Speaking of the “Editor,” I won’t out her name, but this Brit is one of my favorite writers. I love her humorously quirky – and I mean that in a very positive sense – writing style as she churns out most of the Questions-of-the-Day answers and the “Today’s News” items.
Maybe everyone doesn’t like to know every little bit of what’s happening in Vegas like the news junkie that I am. But I check the LVA homepage every morning to read those two features. Even if you aren’t a LVA subscriber, you can always read the news section and you can read the QOD the first 24 hours it is up. (You have to be a LVA subscriber to check back in the Archives.)
If you want to be reminded about QOD you can sign up for e-mails to give you a link whenever a new one comes up: http://lasvegasadvisor.us1.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=77cc727b256b94e506a0cf041&id=ff37d36f67. At that same link you can subscribe to other LVA notifications you might be interested in. On the homepage you can also sign up for LVA Gold, a valuable notification of bargain hotel deals and other current Vegas news.
If you haven’t been to the LVA homepage for a while, check it out – so much good information to make your time in Las Vegas more entertaining and less expensive. http://www.lasvegasadvisor.com/index.cfm