RSSCentsible Mom

Centsible Mom: PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom: PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger talks with Pima Animal Care Center's Volunteer Coordinator Andrew Stocker about upcoming adoption events happening this holiday weekend.

8 hours ago Video Loading…

Centsible Mom: Black Friday PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom: Black Friday PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger talks with Pima Animal Care Center's Volunteer Coordinator Andrew Stocker about upcoming adoption events happening this holiday weekend.

11 hours agoLoading…

Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all

Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all

Shop Local Month, an initiative of Local First Arizona, runs from Nov. 28-Dec. 24.

November 22, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…

Free pumpkin tamales at Tucson Tamale Company

Free pumpkin tamales at Tucson Tamale Company

Happy sixth birthday to Tucson Tamale Company!

November 21, 2014 10:32 amLoading…

Get 50 percent off at Goodwill stores, Nov. 22

Get 50 percent off at Goodwill stores, Nov. 22

For all of you thrifters out there, Goodwill is having a huge sale tomorrow.

November 21, 2014 10:16 amLoading…

Centsible Mom: Finding cheap produce in Tucson

Centsible Mom: Finding cheap produce in Tucson

Centsible Mom Angela Pitter shares how you can get produce on the cheap with Borderlands Food Bank.

November 20, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Produce on Wheels Without Waste, Nov. 22

Produce on Wheels Without Waste, Nov. 22

Get up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 through Borderlands Food Bank's produce distribution program, Produce on Wheels Without Waste.

November 20, 2014 3:30 pm Related Loading…

Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys

Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys

There are some really cool toys this year, and prices are fairly competitive.

November 15, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…

Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys

Yes, it's that time already. Good news: Prices are fairly competitive.

November 14, 2014 8:29 pmLoading…

Produce distribution locations for Nov. 15

Produce distribution locations for Nov. 15

Get 60 lbs. of produce for $10 in farmers market setting. 

November 14, 2014 11:57 am Related Loading…

Centsible Mom: Turn household rubbish into unique gifts

Centsible Mom: Turn household rubbish into unique gifts

Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger talks with Habitat for Humanity's CEO T. VanHook about money saving ideas and gifts from the HabiStore.

November 13, 2014 2:17 pmLoading…

Giveaways at Kirkland's grand opening

Giveaways at Kirkland's grand opening

The first 50 customers will receive a $10 gift card.

November 10, 2014 11:45 am Related Loading…

Centsible Mom: Dollar-store grocery shoppers share their tips

Centsible Mom: Dollar-store grocery shoppers share their tips

Some have refrigerated and frozen-food sections. Others get fresh produce.

November 08, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…

BBB warns of scams targeting veterans

BBB warns of scams targeting veterans

The Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona sent out the following press release, to warn consumers of scams targeting service members, their families and veterans: 

November 07, 2014 1:42 pm Related Loading…

Centsible Mom: Easy candle holders for fall

Centsible Mom: Easy candle holders for fall

Learn how to make an inexpensive craft ready for the Thanksgiving dinner table with the help of Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger.

November 06, 2014 4:33 pmLoading…

Produce distribution locations for Nov. 8

Produce distribution locations for Nov. 8

Get up to 60 pounds of produce for $10.

November 06, 2014 2:00 pm Related Loading…

New Dollar Tree opening at Broadway and Craycroft

New Dollar Tree opening at Broadway and Craycroft

The store will feature a refrigerated and frozen food section.

November 05, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Centsible Mom: Ideas for leftover Halloween candy

Centsible Mom: Ideas for leftover Halloween candy

Angela Pittenger gives tips on what to do with leftover Halloween candy.

October 31, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Produce distribution locations, Nov. 1

Produce distribution locations, Nov. 1

Produce on Wheels - Without Waste, or POW-WOW, which is replacing Market on the Move, where you can get up to 60 pounds of produce for $10, starts tomorrow.

October 31, 2014 1:00 pm Related Loading…

Gluten-Free Awareness Expo at TMC

Gluten-Free Awareness Expo at TMC

Tucson Medical Center is hosting a Gluten-Free Awareness Expo, Sunday.

October 29, 2014 11:38 am Related Loading…

$4 show at Tucson's Trail Dust Town

$4 show at Tucson's Trail Dust Town

Halloween in Tucson wouldn't be the same without the live stunt shows at Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road.

October 28, 2014 8:00 am Related Loading…

Free homework help at Tucson libraries

Free homework help at Tucson libraries

If your kids need a little extra help with their homework, they can get it for free through Pima County Public Library.

October 27, 2014 11:41 am Related Loading…

Centsible Mom: DIY trick-or-treat bags

Centsible Mom: DIY trick-or-treat bags

Angela shows you how to make inexpensive trick-or-treat bag out of an old shirt.

October 26, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Free Halloween event tomorrow

Free Halloween event tomorrow

Admission is free and hot dogs and nachos are only $1 each.

October 25, 2014 8:00 am Related Loading…

Columns from the Star

Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all
Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all

Shop Local Month, an initiative of Local First Arizona, runs from Nov. 28-Dec. 24.

November 22, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys
Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys

There are some really cool toys this year, and prices are fairly competitive.

November 15, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: Dollar-store grocery shoppers share their tips
Centsible Mom: Dollar-store grocery shoppers share their tips

Some have refrigerated and frozen-food sections. Others get fresh produce.

November 08, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom's Halloween price check
Centsible Mom's Halloween price check

Where to find local deals and one-stop-shopping on the holiday's basics.

October 04, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: Layaways spread out your holiday spending
Centsible Mom: Layaways spread out your holiday spending

Now's the time to take advantage of layaway plans.

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Centsible Mom: Scammers run rampant, with no recourse
Centsible Mom: Scammers run rampant, with no recourse

Somebody hacked our FedEx account to ship fraudulent checks.

July 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Centsible Mom: Save on back-to-school shopping
Centsible Mom: Save on back-to-school shopping

We've done a price check in Tucson to help you find deals.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: How to save big bucks with coupons
Centsible Mom: How to save big bucks with coupons

Some of Tucson's best couponers share how they do it.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: How to buy organic, safe produce on a budget
Centsible Mom: How to buy organic, safe produce on a budget

Summer’s here. It’s hot, and all I want to eat is fruit and cold veggies.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
Centsible Mom: Inexpensive getaways can provide rich memories
Centsible Mom: Inexpensive getaways can provide rich memories

We all want our kids to look back with fond memories of family vacations.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: Do your homework when selling to pawnshops
Centsible Mom: Do your homework when selling to pawnshops

I was curious as to whether  different pawnshops pay the same  for items, or if their offers vary greatly. I visited six  in Tucson to chec…

March 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend
Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, …

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Centsible Mom: Find treasure at thrift shops, yard sales
Centsible Mom: Find treasure at thrift shops, yard sales

We all know that yard sales and thrift shops are great places to save money when you need to refresh your wardrobe or get end tables to refinish.

February 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Centsible Mom: Accomplish New Year's resolutions on the cheap
Centsible Mom: Accomplish New Year's resolutions on the cheap

So the new year has started and you’ve made a few resolutions.

January 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Centsible Mom: Price adjustments can save you money

Holiday shopping can be fun ... and it can be challenging. Especially when you buy something one day only to see it marked down the next.

December 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

About this blog

The Star’s Centsible Mom, Angela Pittenger, blogs about great deals, tips to stretch your dollars and ideas for living frugally.

Centsible Mom updates

Deals, offers & events

View more...