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WRAL SmartShopper

Daily Deals 1/17: salon, dining, car wash, massage, photo shoot & more!

Posted January 17, 2012

Today's deals include and much more. Some of these will make great Valentine's gifts!

If you are new to the daily deals, basically, these companies offer 1/2 price (or better) activities, products and services. You pay for the deal and then present the voucher when you arrive at the location or enter the code on the coupon if it is for an online purchase. It's a great way to enjoy adventures around town and products and services at half the price! 

Living Social Deals

Mad Hatter's Cafe & Bakeshop in Durham: two entrées of your choice for $9 (up to an $18 value).

The Cookie Store in Cary Towne Center: $5 for $10 to spend on a variety fresh-baked cookies; or pay $11 for a 16-inch custom-designed cookie cake (a $22 value).

Village Optique in Raleigh:  $50 for $200 to spend on prescription lenses and frames.

Glamour Shots in Raleigh: $20 for $100 to spend on a photo shoot, professional makeup application, and prints. Or, for the same price, sit for a sexy boudoir photo shoot (a $100 value). Ohh la la!

Simply Dance Now in Cary:  $23 for four kids' dance classes (a $56 value). These classes, perfect for ages 2 through teen, range from 45 minutes to an hour in length and include ballet, tap, combo, hip-hop, and tumble. Adults can pay $39 for eight hour-long Zumba classes (an $80 value).

DMoore Detailing: $25 for a mobile Wash and Wax package for a car (regularly $50) or $35 for a truck, van, or SUV (a $70 value).

CrossFit Local in Chapel Hill:  $25 (regularly $60) for three CrossFit classes

Huckleberry's Friends Pre School & Child Care in Garner:  $12 for a Saturday afternoon Parents' Day Off daycare session for ages 3 to 12 (a $25 value) or $25 for two separate sessions (a $50 value).

You will also find photography and electrical work deals today at Living Social.

Click HERE for details about all the Living Social Deals.

Groupon Deals

Pure Salon in the 40/42 area between Garner and Clayton. This deal is valid with master stylist Erin Austin. Choose between the following options:

* For $17, you get a haircut, style, and blow-dry (a $35 value).
* For $35, you get a haircut, style, blow-dry, and full-hair coloring (up to a $100 value).

Cozzolino's in Cary: $10 for $20 worth of New York–style pizza, wraps, and pasta at Cozzolino's in Cary.

MaidPro Raleigh: $65 for three man-hours of housecleaning from MaidPro Raleigh (up to a $159 value). You can find a list of zip codes that qualify on the Groupon site.

Specs in Durham: $50 for $200 toward prescription lenses, frames, and an eye exam at Specs in Durham.

Click HERE for details about all the Groupon Deals.

Twongo Deals

Guided Touch Therapies in Raleigh: $29 for an hour long Sports, Deep Tissue, Reflexology or Therapeutic Massage. An hour-long Hot Stone Massage option also available for only $49! ($200 value).

Tint World in Cary: $29 for a Supreme Car Detail Service (Must Buy 2 Vouchers for SUV’s, Trucks or Minivans).

Fabulous Floors: $185 for up to 250 sq ft. of hardwood floor resurfacing and conditioning ($375 value). This treatment will also work on laminant flooring, engineered flooring and pergo. This deal is in the Triangle area deals section (click Choose Your Market at the top of the Twongo deals page). The service area for this deal is Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Raleigh and Holly Springs.

Click HERE for the Twongo deals.

Plum District

Shane's Rib Shack in Raleigh: $10 for $20 worth at Shane's. Shane's and Plum District have partnered to raise funds for a Wake Forest boy, Harrison, who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia. Harrison is a 4th grader at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Proceeds Donated to Pray4Harrison.

Woman's Day: $5 for a 1 year subscription to Woman's Day Magazine.

There are a number of other deals today including memory foam pillows, thank you cards, braces, weight loss and more.

Click HERE for the Plum District deals.

Mamasource Deals

Zoobooks, Zootles or Zoobies Magazines: $15 for a One-Year Subscription (69% Off the Cover Price). Zoobooks is for ages 6 to 12, Zootles is for 2 to 6 years old, or Zoobies for the littlest learners, from birth to two years old.

Health Magazine: $8.00 for a One-Year Subscription (80% Off Cover Price).

Lucky Puppy clothing: $15 for $30 worth of dog themed apparel (50% Off).

Additional Mamasource deals include a legal documents package and

Click HERE for the details about all of the Mamasource deals.

Moolala Deals

Disney Family Fun Magazine: For $6 get a one-year subscription to Disney Family Fun magazine (a $12 value), or for $12 get two years (a $24 value).

Canvas People: $27 for a gallery-wrapped 11x14 customized photo canvas (a $85 value), $36 for 16x20 (a $111 value), or pay $38 and upgrade to an 18x24 size (a $122 value). Shipping is included.

ZipDat: $20 for tangle-free, noise-cancelling ear buds from ZipDat, with $4 shipping included (a $42 value).

Additional deals at Moolala today include earmuffs, makeup brush kit, electric fireplace, an Android tablet and more.

Click HERE for the Moolala deals. Deals

The Players' Retreat in Raleigh: Buy 1 entree, get 1 free deal. deals are FREE and you do not have to purchase the deal before using it. Simply open an account, add the deal to your account (for free) then redeem when you get to the store.

Click HERE for the deal.


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  • ncsualum09 Jan 17, 2012

    haha! Well, I might see you there! :) I need to call and see how soon I can get an appointment before I buy it :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 17, 2012

    I have not used her before, ncsualum, but I will be since I bought this deal! LOL

  • ncsualum09 Jan 17, 2012

    Has anyone had a hair cut with Erin at 40/42 (Pure Salon)? I am in dire need (haha) of a haircut, and this looks like a nice deal! Just wondering what everyones thoughts are :) Thanks!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 17, 2012

    You are welcome, jzka! I recommend signing up to receive the daily e-mails from the various deal sites so you don't miss a deal.

  • Trickat Jan 17, 2012

    Thank you for consolidating the group deals Faye! Nothing is calling my name today, but every once in a while an irresistible offer needs my immediate attention :-)