Museum Discounts in Boston

Museums While regular admission to the major museums in the area can be on the expensive side, many offer discounts and admission deals. – Disclaimer! I do not work for any of the following museums, and may not hear about… Continue Reading →

The Paint Bar – Sip, Paint, Brag

Did this holiday season run anyone else over by a truck? Thanksgiving got blown in by a blizzard, quickly followed by my birthday festivities, a week long flu, and then BAM CHRISTMAS. I did take some time to get all artsy-craftsy… Continue Reading →

Half Price Tickets from Me (and Goldstar) to You

Do you hear it? That faint jingling? Aw yeah. It’s the holidays. Time for mittens and peppermint mochas and MY BIRTHDAY and watching people fall while skating on Frog Pond. WHO’S EXCITED? Along with presents and baked goods and family time,… Continue Reading →

GrubHub Free Delivery and a Giveaway

Today’s post is brought to you by It’s a weekday night. You come home from work, tired and hangry. You open the fridge and the tears well up. You wonder why you didn’t study something useful in college that would have… Continue Reading →

Introducing Society of Grownups

I need to put this out there first: this sounds like a sponsored post. It’s not. In any way. I wasn’t asked, compensated, or even hugged for writing it. I just really, really love this concept. Carrying on… If you’re… Continue Reading →

eShakti – One Dress, Four Seasons

I don’t consider myself fashionable. I wear yoga pants or work out capris more days than not. I have good reason to, working in a gym. Occasionally I do like to look “put together,” but I don’t stay up on the… Continue Reading →

Goldstar, Music, and Bedazzled Suspenders

Living in one place for a while, it’s easy to get into a routine.  You visit the same coffee shops, go to the same restaurant, take the same walk, work on that butt imprint in your couch.  You find favorites… Continue Reading →

ScoreBig or Stay Home – Review

Last week, I was made an offer I couldn’t refuse. I was invited to try out, an online ticketing platform that has been around for a couple years but was new to me. I was offered credit to the… Continue Reading →

Writing Process Blog Tour

I was invited by Emily over at The Great Wide Open to take part in this “Writing Process Blog Tour” and figured it was a good way to get back in the writing game and do a little explaining of… Continue Reading →

Instacart – Your Grocery Savior Has Arrived

We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled/themed posts shortly (I hope. Transitions are hard, you guys.) But I got an offer to share something with you that I just couldn’t refuse. Since switching to a Paleo diet, I have found… Continue Reading →


If you’ve been following this January series, you may have thought “wow, Molly really hates to work out!” and you would be correct. I really do. But for me, the least agonizing exercise is done in the class setting. Zumba,… Continue Reading →

Free Running Clubs

My illustrious running career lasted all of about 8 weeks.  I trained for and finished one 5K, then retired.  There’s apparently something called a “Runner’s High” but I stayed stone cold sober throughout every step.  So, running? Not my favorite…. Continue Reading →

Boston’s Cheapest Gym Memberships

As I mentioned earlier this week, gym memberships in Boston can be cost prohibitive.  My goal this month on the blog is to take the “money” excuse out of the equation when you’re working on those new years fitness resolutions…. Continue Reading →

Guest Post – Cheap Day Out with Boston On Budget

Kate over at Boston On Budget offered to write a guest post for me today featuring what she did on a cheap day out last weekend.  Kate’s blog is a lot like how Wicked Cheap in Boston started  – she shares… Continue Reading →

Stargazing – Free Observatory Nights

Here’s another good date idea (I am hooking you UP, fellas) that strays from the whole dinner-and-a-movie thing. Three observatories in Boston host free nights open to the public.  You’re all welcome to go check out space with their fancy… Continue Reading →

10 Faces of the Olympics

So you all know I love the olympics.  But my favorite part of the olympics? The intense pictures taken of athletes in mid-action. These never fail to make me giggle like crazy. You can check out all the amazing (and sometimes… Continue Reading →

Haymarket Square Produce Market With Ciera

Special treat today! A guest post from Ciera. She’s a local blogger and graphic designer who has a fantastic eye and style.  Enjoy! Hi y’all, I’m so happy to be guest posting on Wicked Cheap in Boston today! I’m Ciera… Continue Reading →

CoupFlip – Buy and Sell Daily Deal Coupons

Some questions for you, reader: Have you purchased a deal from one of those sites like Groupon, Living Social, Eversave, etc? Did you realize that you’re never going to use that 50% coupon for basket weaving classes? Do you want… Continue Reading →

Self Storage Deals in Boston

What do I know about self storage? Um…nothing.  Which is why I was a bit confused when I was contacted by the kind peeps over at to write a guest blog. But it turns out, their site is more… Continue Reading →

25% Off Classes from Boston Center For Adult Education (BCAE)

Do you have some free time after work you’re looking to fill?  Interested in Burlesque, Tapas, or Watercolor? The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) can help you out with tons of classes over a wide variety of topics.  And… Continue Reading →

Symphony Hall – Free Tour

I wrote previously about how to get the best deals on Boston Symphony Orchestra tickets (which I have yet to take advantage of…I need to get on that), and mentioned that there was a way to get into Symphony Hall… Continue Reading →

CharlieCard Discount Book

Do you have a CharlieCard for the T? Did you know you can also use that card to get discounts at local businesses? Now you do! Check out the CharlieCard Discount Book that  you can print out to keep on hand.  Deals include… Continue Reading →

Boston Symphony Orchestra Ticket Deals

The Boston Symphony Orchestra opened its 2010/2011 season last Saturday with conductor James Levine back at the helm after healing from a back injury. I was a music major in college and even took a class focused on the Symphony…. Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday To You! How to get free stuff on the best day of the year.

I love birthdays. I celebrate mine for a full week. I’m not ashamed.  What other time do you get to celebrate YOURSELF? And you know I also love free stuff.  So what could be better than free stuff for my… Continue Reading →

Arnold Arboretum – Free Tour

Like trees? Like learning about trees? Head this way. The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain offers free guided tours April through November.  The tours are about an hour long and focus on the history of the Arboretum… Continue Reading →

Free Tour – First Church of Christ, Scientist

Happy news! I’m completely unpacked and settled at my new place! Yay! Now I can get back to actually blogging and crafting. Woo! I might eventually do a “how to decorate cheaply” post once I get some pictures from Snapfish… Continue Reading →

Otis House Tour – Free for Boston Residents

This is another one of those places I had never heard of before doing research for this blog even though I had passed by it multiple times. The Otis House is on Cambridge Street in  Boston’s West End (near Mass…. Continue Reading →

Daily Deal Sites

I had mentioned a few of these daily deal sites in one of my very first posts, but I’ve discovered a few more and wanted to keep the newer readers updated.  (Got a whole bunch more subscribers yesterday.  Hi you guys!)… Continue Reading →

Boston Athenaeum – Free Tours

Do you like the smell of books? Heck yes, you do.  Read on! When I told people I was going to visit the Boston Athenaeum the most common response was “Athe-whaaat?” To be honest, before I started doing some research… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part Four

Another beeeautiful day in Boston and another perfect day for playing a tourist. 9.  Old South Meeting House Built in 1729, this Puritan meeting house was used for church services as well as political gatherings.  Most importantly the meeting that… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part Three

Next stop on the trail… 5. King’s Chapel My favorite stop so far. If you visit one church in Boston, visit this one. Originally built with wood in 1688 then rebuilt with stone 1754. The building may look a bit… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part Two

Today I walked and visited sights along the first half of the Freedom trail, from Boston Common to Old Corner Book Store.  The weather was beautiful and the crowds small.  If I could have gotten a foot transplant somewhere along… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part One

I’ve officially declared it Freedom Trail Week at WCiB. Get excited. Confession time: I grew up in New Hampshire, an hour away from Boston, and have lived in the city since 2004…and I have NEVER toured the Freedom Trail. Ridiculous,… Continue Reading →

Finding Free and Cheap Events

Slow day for cheap-and-free stuff in Boston.  Plus my brain isn’t quite back from vacation mode so I figured I’d hit ya with some resources. The scenario: You want to woo a lovely lady or handsome gentleman. You want to… Continue Reading →

Cheap Day Out – Sam Adams Brewery

This is a very, very delayed “Cheap Day Out.”  In fact, it happened months before I had even thought about writing this blog.  But it was still (very) cheap. And a day out. So it counts!! “Todays” destination: The Sam… Continue Reading →

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

As part of Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays, admission to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is free today.  I had never been to the museum so I decided to check it out this morning.  Although it… Continue Reading →

Cheap Day Out – Castle Island

I’d like to make this “Cheap Day Out” idea a regular occurrence on the blog.  I go out, discover new places, have some fun, take some pictures, and come back to share it with all…five of you that read this… Continue Reading →

How to get into museums for free without evading security

Remember museums? Those places you went to on field trips in elementary school? They still exist! Neat, huh? The less neat part about them is how expensive they can be to get into. $20 for general admission to the MFA?… Continue Reading →

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