COLONIA: At the Home Depot, items are priced to go so why not make your garden and patio more beautiful? Through November 1, save up to 25 percent off regular prices on select outdoor pottery, fountains and lawn decor. 1555 St. Georges Ave.; 732-388-7825.
WOODBRIDGE: It's almost September and the kids should have everything they need for the new school year. Take time to treat yourself to some great savings at local stores like Walmart. Buy a Get It Together comforter, sizes twin to queen, for $15.97. Need to upgrade appliances? Buy an Emerson 1.1 cubic foot microwave for $79. A Haier 24 inch LCD HD television is only $169. Don't forget to freshen up the place with Febreze extra strength fabric refresher, specially priced at $4.97; 306 U.S. Highway 9 North; 732-826-4652.
Don't despair if the girls are still demanding more clothes for the school year. Find what you need and what they claim they can't live without at Woodbridge Center Mall . Follow the link to print a coupon and receive 40 percent off regular prices at Justice, the girls preteen clothing store. Le Gourmet Chef's monthly promotional sale continues at the mall. Through September 7, buy numerous marked down items like two-pack ice trays for $5.97 or a Cuisinart 1.5 Quart Ice Cream Maker, red model, for only $39.98. A Cuisinart portable barbeque grill is on sale for $99.97. Replace damaged cooking pots too. A Circulon II 10-piece non stick cookware set is on sale for $99.97. And while shopping at the store, pick up Republic of Tea select tea blends at $2 off per package. More discounts can be found at the larger department stores this week like Lord & Taylor. Follow the link and print out coupons to receive an additional 25 percent off clearance prices on merchandise and 20 percent off clearance prices on home items. The sale continues through August 29 so start shopping now to get even greater savings on sale items. Remember, the larger retail chains must make room for winter inventory now so take advantage of the deep cuts in prices before everything's gone; 250 Woodbridge Center Drive; 732-636-4777.