1. Get new wines on special at DiWine Spirits Wine Shoppe. Finding a quality wine at an affordable price can be a challenge, but DiWine Spirits Wine Shoppe makes that task a little easier. Check the store on a regular basis, as it continually puts new wines on special. This week belongs to the reds. Regularly priced at $18.99, the Ben Marco Malbec from Argentina (2008) is temporarily marked down to $12.99. There is also the Ballast Stone, a Shiraz from Australia (2008), selling for $9.99 instead of its usual $15.99. The shop is located at 1852 Reisterstown Road, Ste. 104, Pikesville. Hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 410-484-WINE. Cheers!
2. Get a rewards card for dining at Panera Bread. Curious about exploring the menu at Panera, but reluctant to break out of your normal routine? Sign up for the MyPanera rewards card. The restaurant’s computer will track your transactions. In return, you’ll receive free and discounted coupons for products you don’t normally try. Panera Bread is located at 1852 Reisterstown Road, Ste. 100, Pikesville. Phone: 410-602-5125. Pick up a bottle of wine next door at DiWine Spirits Wine Shoppe to go with your meal.
3. Buy and sell at auction and save at Isennocks Big Tarp Auction Center & Company Store in Cockeysville. During the winter, the company holds a general auction in its 30,000-square-foot area, every other Saturday and Sunday starting at noon. It's a great way to score items at about 20–30 percent of the normal cost. The Company Store is a consignment shop open seven days a week. A constantly changing flow of inventory makes it a fun and interesting way to save money. Isennocks is located at 10912 York Road, Cockeysville. Store hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. To view images of items, or to find out more about upcoming auctions, visit ibtauctions.com. Call 410-557-8052 for more info.
4. Old Court Animal Hospital is making pet care a little more affordable this month. New clients should ask about receiving half off the introductory exam cost. For existing customers , spaying, neutering and dental cleaning are 20 percent off. Additionally, flea, tick and heart worm prevention medications are now 10 percent off. Online coupon from Valpak.com is required. The Old Court Animal Hospital is located at 1709 Reistertown Rd. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Call 410-486-6900.
5. Get a one-hour massage for a low introductory price at Massage Envy. Need a massage? Stressed out by the cost? Massage Envy, located at 3755 Old Court Road in Pikesville, is offering a one-hour $49 introductory session. Online coupon from Valpak.com is required. Located in the Centre Court at Reisterstown Road Corridor. For more information, and for details on the offer, call 410-580-0505.