So, summer may be shaping up to be something of a wash-out, but that's no excuse to start your weekend feeling glum. Here's our latest pick of some of the most unmissable money-saving deals - which could give you something to smile about over the next few days.
The weather may be less than exotic for July, but if you head down to Tesco, you can get some mouth-watering seasonal fruit & veg for bargain prices. You could scoop up a Galia melon for £1 - which is down to half price (offer ends 22nd July). While you're there, you could also get a packet of vine tomatoes for £1 - down from £1.57.
If you're socialising at the weekend but don't want to spend a fortune, Aldi has some great deals on party food. You could get hold of some Piri-Piri cooked mini chicken fillets for £1.79, or 10 snack-size sausage rolls for just 99p.
If you're lucky enough to be escaping the rain and going on holiday this summer, it could certainly be worth heading to Superdrug , where they have selected suncare products at better than half price. While you're there, you could also save £2.99 on a Colgate 'SonicPower' toothbrush: was £5.89, now £2.90.
Why not head over to Iceland if you're looking for a sweet treat after Sunday dinner? For just £3 you could get a mouth-watering banoffee cheesecake. Or, if you're planning more of a 'lazy Sunday' and fancy a quick snack, you could pop down to Asda, where they have a new 'ready-in-one-minute' nachos kit for £2.98.
If you're heading down to your local Harvester, you can get a free Sundae Best ice cream with any main meal by signing up to a newsletter and downloading a voucher.
Also, if you're out and about on the road this weekend and pull into a motorway service station, you could buy one hot main meal and get another absolutely free at Roadchef. All you have to do is sign up to get your vouchers. (Offer available until 30/09/12, at participating restaurants.)
Over at Yates's, you could sign up to get a free dessert when you buy any meal from the main menu (valid until 31/07/12).
Deals around the home
If you're planning on doing some home improvements this weekend, you might not need to look any further than Poundland to get some real bargains. For just £1, you could help to give your fence a fresh lick of paint with a pack of 5 paint brushes, or there's kitchen and bathroom sealant for the same low price.
Meeting all kinds of DIY needs, Tesco Direct is offering a five-piece power tool bundle for £26.87 (while stocks last).
Decorating the kids' bedrooms could be cheaper than you thought if you visit WilkinsonPlus.com. For your swashbuckling little pirates in-the-making, there's Jolly Roger wallpaper for just £11 a roll (home delivery only; minimum order quantity: 2 rolls), and 'Pretty Hearts' wall stickers for £9.95 for your little ones who love all things pink!
If you want to spend some time in with a DVD, Amazon.co.uk offers a whole host of classic action films for under £5: from 'Gladiator' to 'The Chronicles of Narnia'.
Alternatively, if you're looking to treat the kids to a trip out to the cinema, Cineworld is offering Saturday morning screenings of selected children's classics - from just £1 per person at the box office.
Finally, if you're looking to treat yourself or your loved ones, you could visit Woolworths.co.uk for some attractive offers. For example, you could save £119 on a Casio men's watch - down from £199 to £80. Bargain!
Cutting costs every fortnight
So that's our round-up of some of the best offers around for another week. Come back in 2 weeks' time for more deals - helping you knock £s off your weekend spend.
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