Here are the Top Daily Living Social Deals for 07/23/12. Many of these deals are national. It also does not matter what city you live in to get local deals. Please don’t forget to read the fine print.
Nationwide Deals: Pay $35 for $70 to spend online on backpacks or other bags, with free shipping. These durable bags look as sharp as a No. 2 pencil and are designed to hold much more sophisticated technology.
Nationwide Deals: For $15 (regularly $30), get a year-long subscription to Zoobooks, Zootles, or Zoobies, including a poster and stickers.
Nationwide Deals: For $20, get $40 to spend online on personalized items, such as metal lunch boxes, complete with an interior chalkboard for leaving your kiddies encouraging notes.
Nationwide Deals: Make learning as interactive as a playground with this deal from Kaplan Early Learning Company: $10 for $20 to spend online on educational toys, books, and supplies.
Some Local and Travel Deals
Los Angeles: With today’s deal, pay $79 (regularly $219) to take part in a Screenwriting Crash Course on August 11 at either 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. from Syd Field.
Atlanta: Pay $29 for an hour-long massage — choose from Swedish, deep-tissue, and other techniques — and you’ll also receive a 15-minute Reiki session and a consultation with these experienced professionals (a $175 value).
Chicago: For $34 (regularly $69), choose the Big Shoulders; Bike, Blues, and BBQ; or Sweet Home Chicago Tour — each bicycle tour includes all food, as well as bike usage for the rest of the day.
NYC Citywide: Equip yourself with today’s deal from Fluent City and pick up some practical foreign language skills. Pay $150 (regularly $325), and you’ll score 20 hours of Level 1 group language classes in French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or Hebrew at the Downtown or Midtown locations; or, get the same package at the Williamsburg location for the outer-borough price of $140 (regularly $285).
Living Social Escapes: Escape to New Jersey’s Quality Inn East Windsor and Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari. Your brood of four will spend one night in a Two Queen Bed Room with two queen-size beds at the Quality Inn East Windsor, Sundays through Thursdays ($265) from now until September 1, or Fridays and Saturdays ($279) from now until October 28. Or, you and your significant other can make it a two-person trip with one night in a King Room, Sundays through Thursdays ($169) from now until September 1, or Fridays and Saturdays ($189) from now until October 28. Both options include one ticket to Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari per person, as well as bottled water and cookies upon arrival and late noon checkout.
Living Social Escapes: Escape, to The Verandah Resort & Spa, ups the chill-out factor even more—the eco-chic, cottage-dotted property is on one of the island’s most secluded and serene stretches on the northeast coast. Treat yourself and a guest to a three-day breather ($799) in a Hillside Studio Suite, done up in tropical apricot tones, bamboo, and rattan.