Mark your calendar and save BIG BUCKS on stuff for kids and babies.

Mark your calendar and save BIG BUCKS on stuff for kids and babies.

Events, News 
UPDATE: Wanna win two tickets to the event and be able to shop BEFORE everyone else? Share this on your FB page and you'll be entered! :) I know, so easy.  Okay moms (dads, too) - get ready to save some big bucks at Mothertime Marketplace. Ya know how you buy your kids clothes and they wear them once before outgrowing them? Yeah, me too. The folks at Mothertime Marketplace understand our frustration. That's why they hold their enormous consignment sales a couple of times a year. So that - a) we can clear out stuff WE want to sell and b) we can buy the stuff we actually need. And I'm talking a ton of stuff to pick from. Some items are actually new, others - very gently used.…
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Save $5 on admission to the Zoo

Save $5 on admission to the Zoo

Events, News 
Sounds good, right? You can save $5 off admission by buying a Tops brand frozen food item during the month of March. Yep, it's that easy. Bring your receipt and save $5. (One receipt redemption per visit) . What a great way to celebrate the end (hopefully) of winter! The Buffalo Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $12 for adults, $9 for kids 2-12, Free for 2 and under.
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Joyful Rescue, lucky pets.

Joyful Rescue, lucky pets.

Events, Good Neighbor, News 
For fifteen years, the folks at Joyful Rescues have been saving animals from certain death. In fact, since they were founded in 2002, they've found loving homes for over 11,000 dogs and cats. 11,000! The organization also accepts pets from private owners who are unable to care for them any longer - and they never charge a fee to accept a pet. They take in cats when they can, but at times receive dozens of calls a day and need to place what they take in. All pets are spayed or neutered, dewormed, treated for fleas, and vaccinated. Dogs are micro chipped with lifetime registration paid for. Susan Buckman has volunteered for Joyful Rescues for about eleven years. She says it is rewarding and she feels blessed to do the…
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We already knew Buffalo was number one, but thanks Travel + Leisure readers!

We already knew Buffalo was number one, but thanks Travel + Leisure readers!

News 
Well, it is not surprising at all that Travel + Leisure Magazine's readers have picked Buffalo as America's Favorite City when it comes to architecture. I mean, have you seen our skyline!? It is gorgeous. Think about some of the most amazing buildings - from Buffalo City Hall to the Prudential Building to the glorious, churches, Frank Lloyd Wright, and more. Stunning. All of it. H.H. Richardson Complex, The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Yes, I could go on and on! We have an awful lot to be proud of here in the Queen City and this article proves that other folks are finally figuring it all out! You can read the entire article and see who else made the top 15 in the country in the Travel +…
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A kid’s meal toy that parents will love.

A kid’s meal toy that parents will love.

News , Opinion
I recently wrote an article for The Buffalo News/Gusto on a kid's meal toy that we love and actually use. Yep, most are tossed out, broken or forgotten - but, this is pretty neat. Not this, though. It's pretty cool so I thought I'd share it here for Totally Buffalo readers to check out! You can read about it HERE.   
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6 Ways to Save Money at the Auto Repair Shop – Advice from Car Coach, Lauren Fix

6 Ways to Save Money at the Auto Repair Shop – Advice from Car Coach, Lauren Fix

News , Opinion
Make the most of your time and repair money with these tips. Don't let a visit to the repair shop put a dent in your wallet. Consider these six tips that will keep you on the road and leave some cash in your pocket. Stick to the owner’s manual recommendations. Take the plastic off that owners manual stuck in your glove box, most manuals lay out a lifetime maintenance plan to keep your vehicle running reliably and inform the owner what needs to be done and when it should be done. The manual also provides solid information to refer to before you get the car serviced. It makes it harder for the service writer—who often needs to upsell the customer—to get you to buy more than you actually need. Get several…
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