Jun 252012

If you’re considering a home improvement project, take a look and see if Home Depot is offering a free workshop. It might save you time and money down the road. You can see their schedule here.

For the rest of June and July, 2012, the schedule is:

Installing a ceiling fan:
Saturday, June 30, 2012, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Installing safety devices in the bath
Saturday, June 30, 2012, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m

Closet and storage organization
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Sunday, July 29, 2012

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Interior painting
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Saturday, July 28, 2012

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Installing laminate flooring
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Saturday, July 28, 2012

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 June 25, 2012  Posted by  learning Comments Off
Nov 112011

Trade in your old Christmas lights at Home Depot for recycling and get a discount on new lights.

Bring in your old incandescent Christmas lights to Home Depot by November 13th, 2011. It’s fine if they’re broken. For each string of lights you bring in, you’ll get a discount on new LED lights. You can get up to five discounts.

These are the discounts you can get:

$3 Off Home Accents Holiday LED Lights
$4 Off Martha Stewart Living™ or GE Holiday LED Lights
$5 Off EcoSmart or Light Show Holiday LED Lights

Read more details.

 November 11, 2011  Posted by  holiday Comments Off
Jun 022011

DIY kids will enjoy a free project at Home Depot on Saturday, June 4th, 2011, 9am to 12pm.

Home Depot has kids creating a valet. I am not 100% sure what a valet is, but it’s definitely not the guy who parks your car. It looks like a place to put things. I find it very attractive and I have a lot of things. If your kid makes one and you don’t want it, I’d be happy to find a place for it, no questions asked.

 June 2, 2011  Posted by  Free Events, Kids Comments Off
Dec 302010

If your New Year Resolution is to get organized, then start by bringing your kids to Home Depot’s Kids Workshop on Saturday, January 1st, at 11am, where they can build a battery organizer. It’s free.

If you normally do attend these workshops, please note that the time is 11am (instead of 10am) because of the holiday. Need to let the kids sleep off all that sparkling cider.

 December 30, 2010  Posted by  Free Events, Kids, New Year Comments Off
Nov 042010

Trade in your old Christmas lights and get $3 toward energy efficient LED lights at Home Depot.

Bring your old, broken or used incandescent Christmas light strings to any
The Home Depot store for recycling, and receive $3 off a single receipt
in-store purchase of LED Christmas lights! (limit 5 discounts per customer)

Your old lights will be recycled. This offer is good until November 14th.

Thanks to Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap for this tip.

 November 4, 2010  Posted by  holiday 1 Response »
Dec 042009

Here’s a chance for your kids to make Christmas presents. And the projects are free to do.

Michaels: Kids can make holiday cards, stockings, and trinket boxes from 10AM to 1PM.

Home Depot: Make a wooden wagon, from 9AM to noon.

Lowes: The project is a wooden gingerbread house. 10AM to 11AM

Here’s an idea. Take your kids to all three tomorrow and do all your holiday shopping for free.

 December 4, 2009  Posted by  Free Events, Kids Comments Off