Groupon Fort Worth: $5 for Admission, Skate Rental, and Carousel Ride at Ice at the Parks ($12 Value) or $4 for Child Admission, Skate Rental, and Carousel Ride ($11 Value). This skating rink is at the Parks Mall in Arlington. The child admission deal is valid for kids 6-13; kids under 5 are free, so no admission is needed for them. The carousel is menagerie-themed. Buy it this weekend and take the family out!
Groupon Fort Worth: $25 for $50 Worth of Online Clothing and Accessories from American Apparel. This company is famous for their t-shirts, but they’ve also got hoodies, skirts and other clothing for men and women. Redeem this deal online; if you’d rather travel to Dallas and use the Groupon in-store, buy from the Dallas site.
Eversave Fort Worth: $22 for $50 worth of customizable, eco-friendly handbags made from your photos and recycled materials from Flash Bags. These look so cute! Redeem online. Upload your favorite photos and they’ll put them on these great, durable bags that are made from recycled materials. A $10 flat shipping rate applies.
AdPages Deals: $5 admission to Nightscare Before Christmas at Moxley Manor. This Christmas-themed haunted house is in Bedford. Admission is normally $10. Available dates include: 11/27/10, 12/4/10, 12/11/10, 12/18/10. They’re open from 7-11 p.m. on those days.
Mamapedia Austin and DFW: $29 for One-Year Subscription to Nick Jr. Boost ($60 Value). This is an online educational program for preschoolers and younger school-age kids. Through games with favorite Nickelodeon characters like Dora and Blue, they’ll learn math, reading and language skills. Fees for Nick Jr. Boost are usually as little as $5.95 per month ($71 per year), so this is a great deal.
Plum District: $15 for $30 Worth of Gift Labels, Gift Tags, or Address Labels from HauteMammas.com. Redeem online. This is the perfect time of year for this deal, since we all have gifts we need to wrap. Or design some cute return address labels for your cards. They even have lunchboxes, note cards and stationery. If you buy a holiday-oriented item, order by Dec. 13 so it gets there in time. Shipping charges are not included.
LivingSocial Fort Worth: $30 for an hourlong European facial at Wrinkles Away. The spa is in Mansfield. This deep-cleansing facial will detoxify your skin and improve blood circulation, leaving you refreshed and with a healthy glow. You must make an appointment to redeem your voucher.
Tippr Austin: $20 for 2 months of video game rentals from GameFly. Redeem online. This is like Netflix for video games. With this deal you can have up to 2 games out at a time. If this is your first Tippr purchase, you get $5 off, making this just $15!
Groupon Dallas (side deal): $10 for $20 Worth of Decadent Sweets at Chocolate.com. Perfect for Christmas giving. Pick from gifts like dark chocolate brownies, Ghirardelli assortments, and more. Once you’ve made your selection, Chocolate.com will send the order to the closest local shop—ensuring that your giftee gets fresh, handmade chocolate. The Groupon is valid toward shipping costs. Their gifts start at about $15.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.