$42 for admission to the grand tasting at the Washington DC International Wine & Food Festival (an $85 value)
This ticket is for the grand tasting on Sunday, February 13, from 2 to 6, which features unlimited wine tastings from 100 of the world’s most respected vineyards, unlimited food tastings, and cooking demonstrations from noted chefs such as the Source’s Scott Drewno and Ramon Narvaez of Marcel’s. The Wine & Food Festival is held at the Ronald Reagan Building in DC’s Penn Quarter.
$40 for a gourmet dinner for two at home from the Shadow Chef (regularly $80)
This deal from the Shadow Chef has your Valentine’s Day plans covered. For $40, the culinary professionals will deliver a three-course gourmet dinner for two (plus romantic table settings) including your choice of salad, entrée, and dessert. Place your order and schedule the delivery time and date, or pick up your romantic dinner package from the Bethesda location to avoid the extra delivery fee.
$49 for dog-walking sessions from Becky’s Pet Care (a $104 value)
Becky’s Pet Care cares for four-legged friends (both cats and dogs) in Virginia when their human parents are unable to. This deal is for a registration visit and four 30-minute dog-walking sessions for 52 percent off—if you buy two vouchers, the second is good for five walks.
$30 for one week of dog walks with Urban Paws (a $90 value)
Urban Paws, based in Bethesda, provides companionship, exercise, and social interaction with other animals for cats and dogs in Washington. This deal gives you one week of dog walking, Monday through Friday, for 67 percent off.
$14 for a girl’s manicure and pedicure at Simply Spa’Riffik (a $28 value)
Little girls visit Simply Spa’Riffik in Potomac Mills Mall (Woodbridge) to get girly just like Mommy—the salon offers manicures, pedicures, facials, makeup playtime, and fancy hairstyling. Treat your little princess to a manicure for half off.
$33 for a ManGrate grill pack (a $66.99 value)
Spring and summer are around the corner, and this deal is for the self-declared grill master. ManGrate is an attachable grill rack that enhances your grilling prowess by changing the way the heat hits your food. This deal gives you two grates plus a brush (for your secret marinade).
Check out Wow.com and Deals for Deeds for more deals.
$589 for a four-night stay at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach resort on Grand Bahama island (a $982 value)
The Viva Wyndham all-inclusive resort on Grand Bahama island features ocean-view rooms, aquatic excursions such as swimming with dolphins, and nightly entertainment. All meals and snacks, unlimited alcoholic drinks, and unlimited sports such as tennis are also included. Pay $589 for a five-day stay in June in a “superior room” or pay $749 for the same deal from July through December 15. See all LivingSocial Escapes.
$875 for a five-day sustainable-cooking retreat with chef Joseph Gillard at Playa Viva, Mexico (a $1,010 value)
The retreat is March 2 through 6 at the private beachfront eco-luxury resort Playa Viva. Guests can pick their own food from the Playa Viva garden and learn sustainable-cooking techniques by practicing alongside chef Joseph Gillard of Napa Valley Grille. The retreat price includes all meals and nonalcoholic drinks, yoga classes, wi-fi, airport transportation, and opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of the island. Guests can pay $875 for a single-occupancy studio ($1,375 for double occupancy) or $1,775 for a double-occupancy deluxe suite ($2,300 for a triple). See offers on three yoga retreats in Mexico, Costa Rica, and India.
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