If you haven’t done so already, start your summer shopping and save with great outlet sales and exclusive discount offers from your favorite businesses and stores in Connecticut.
Fight the recession blues by adding some colorful roses to your home.
TK & Brown's Flowers celebrates National Rose Month with a cash-and-carry special on roses, the Hartford Courant reports. Throughout June, get a dozen roses for $12.99. The company's website, Tkandbrownsflowers.com, offers coupons for other specials too.
TK & Browns Flowers is at 1761 Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill (860-563-8880). There is also a new location, 38 Tunxis Ave. in Bloomfield (860-243-8882).
Take a break from the Terrible Tuesdays by heading to Clinton Cross Premium Outlets, where shoppers 50 years of age and older can take advantage of an added 10 percent savings just by showing their ID at participating stores.
June 13 is a special day of savings at participating stores for AAA members as Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets celebrates Member Appreciation Day as part of their Show Your Card and Save Program. Complimentary tote bags will be given away to the first 50 AAA members. A prize raffle drawing will be held at 2 p.m. Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets is located at 20-A Killingworth Turnpike in Clinton (860-664-0700).
AAA Members can also snag a deal at Tanger Outlets. Flash your membership card at the Tanger Outlet Center customer service center or management office and receive an exclusive savings book worth hundreds in bonus discounts from participating Tanger stores. Tanger Outlets is at 314 Flat Rock Place in Westbrook (860-399-8656).
Before you hit the ground running, here are some bargain-hunting tips for savvy shopping courtesy of About.com:
- Plan ahead
- Make a list of specific items you are looking to find
- Visit the customer service center
- Shop smart to avoid the most crowded time of the day
- The more the merrier
- Outlet shopping is fun for the family
- Dress for comfort
- Check return policies
- Utilize the sales help
- Have fun!