Friday, April 30, 2010

Free stuff for kids to do this weekend

Here's some free stuff for kids to do this weekend:

  • The Home Depot Kids Workshop: these are free how-to workshops designed for kids ages 5-12, offered on the first Saturday of each month at Home Depot stores from 9am until 12 noon. This Saturday's project is a Picket Fence Planter.
  • Lowe's Build and Grow Kid's Clinic: each weekly clinic takes place Saturday's at 10am and offers kids the opportunity to build a free wooden project. Each participant also receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certification of merit upon completion of their project. This week's project will be a School House.
  • Michael's: a free Make-it Take-it Mother's Day Bead event will be offered on Saturday, May 1, from 1pm until 3pm.
  • Free Comic Book Day: this annual event takes place this Saturday. Check to see what local stores in your area are participating.

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Chug-a-lug! Old Milwaukee Beer Rebate up to $20

Chug-a-lug! Check out the Old Milwaukee Beer Built Right Taste Challenge which could net you up to $20 back or a refund on your purchase. Offers vary depending on what state your in, so click on the Old Milwaukee Beer Built Right Taste Challenge link on the upper right hand side of the Old Milwaukee homepage and select your location.

Here is a pdf of the rebate form which offers up to a $20 rebate with the purchase of either two 30-packs or two 24-packs, or a $15 rebate with the purchase of two 18-packs or two 12-packs. Offer open to legal residents of AK, AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IA, KS, MN, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, WA, WI and WY who are 21 years of age or older. See the complete rules and instructions on the rebate form.

Or, if you don't agree that Old Milwaukee is America's Best Tasting Beer™, you can fill out the money back guarantee refund form to receive a refund check by mail for the purchase price less sales tax. See the form for valid states and details.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Free Low Fat Ice Cream at Carvel April 29

Get free low fat ice cream with a flavor shot at Carvel on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The offer will be available all day at participating Carvel locations and includes a 3.5oz cup of low fat ice cream with your choice of one of 12 Carvel Flavor Shotz. Limit one free serving per customer.

Sign up to become a Fudgie Fanatic to get the scoop on future Carvel promotions. You'll get a printable coupon good for Buy One Get One Free or $1 off a Sundae Dasher just for signing up.

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Monday, April 26, 2010

SPIN Magazine Subscription $4.98 for 1-Year

Amazon's magazine deal of the week is a 1- Year Subscription to SPIN Magazine for $4.98. That's 90% off the cover price! The price is valid through May 1, 2010.

SPIN Magazine description: SPIN focuses on the progressive new music scene and young adult culture involved with alternative music. Each issue includes reviews, essays, profiles and interviews on a range of music from rock to jazz.

See more magazines on sale at Amazon with subscriptions 2-Years for the Price of 1 - from $3.98 per year, valid until April 30.

Magazine subscriptions always ship free, and they help you qualify for Amazon's Free Super Saving Shipping on qualified orders over $25.

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Free Pretzel at Pretzelmaker Today - April 26


Get a free pretzel at Pretzelmaker and Pretzel Time stores today, April 26, 2010 in honor of National Pretzel Day. As posted on the Pretzelmaker website:

Pretzelmaker/Pretzel Time will once again host a day-long National Pretzel Day celebration on April 26 at participating stores across the country. This year the company is putting a new "twist" on the holiday by asking customers to "Sing for Your Snack."
To mark this festive day, customers are encouraged to visit their local Pretzelmaker on National Pretzel Day, sing a snippet from a song of their choice and receive a FREE pretzel (with or without salt). Patrons who prefer not to sing won't go hungry - they can simply mention "National Pretzel Day" and receive their free snack*.

Plus, join the Pretzelmaker and Pretzel Time eclub and get another free pretzel offer and a free birthday surprise.

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Swap old beauty items for free EcoTools up to $7.99 value

Get free EcoTools when you swap your old beauty items:

To encourage women to get gorgeously green with their beauty routine, EcoTools will collect used cosmetic brushes and bath + body care products to swap them for an EcoTools alternative. The Look Gorgeous, Love Green Campaign strives to show women that EcoTools will keep them stunning – and sustainable.

Examples of items to swap include:

  • makeup brushes
  • body washes and scrubs
  • body lotions/butters
  • hand creams
  • body mists
  • bath sponges
For each item turned in, participants will receive a coupon for a free EcoTools alternative! [Up to $7.99 value, limit 2 coupons per person]. To continue to show respect to the earth, items collected will be recycled.

Cosmetic brushes and bath + body care products should be mailed to:

Look Gorgeous, Love Green Campaign
c/o Skirt Public Relations
2320 N. Damen Ave., #2D
Chicago, IL 60647

Provide full name, mailing address and email address when submitting products.
EcoTools coupon will be sent to participants within a month of receiving swapped product.
Chicago-area residents can swap tools in person during the local event.

See the list of retailers where EcoTools can be purchased.

Free o.b. Tampons ToGo Purse Pack

Fill out the online sample request form to receive a free o.b. ToGo Purse Pack, which includes a discreet reusable carrying case and 3 o.b. regular tampons. Colors and designs may vary. Available while supplies last. Limit one free sample per household. Find out more about o.b. products here.

Aeropostale Coupon $10 off $10

Get $10 off your minimum purchase of $10 at Aeropostale stores this weekend with the printable coupon found on the Aeropostale web page. (Bottom right hand side.) The coupon is only valid 4/23/10 - 4/25/10. In store only. Limit one coupon per customer per transaction. Not valid at P.S. From Aeropostale stores.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

JCPenney $10 off $10 online promo code



Use the promo code 4BESTMOM to receive $10 off your minimum purchase of $10 at JCPenney.com. Offer expires May 9, 2010.

Restrictions: Excludes taxes and shipping charges. Discount does not apply to: “2 or more” prices, cosmetics & fragrances, cookware, electronics, floor care, furniture & mattresses, kitchen electronics, personal care, Sephore, Levi’s, Outlet stores, services, salon service & service contracts, or gift card/e-gift cards, current orders or prior purchases and the following additional jcp.com & catalog purchases: Value Right, combo prices and toys. Discounts cannot be combined with any other discount coupon.

Plus, you can get 6% cash back when you shop at JCPenney through Ebates. (New Ebates members get a $5 bonus at sign up.) Don't know what Ebates is? Then you're missing out! Find out how to make money with cash back programs such as Ebates.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Cost Plus World Market Coupon $10 off $30

Here is a printable coupon for $10 off your purchase of $30 or more at Cost Plus World Market stores. The coupon is valid 4/21 - 5/16/2010. Limit one coupon per customer per day. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons. Not valid for online orders.

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Yankee Candle $10 off $25 Coupon & Promo Code

Here is a printable coupon for $10 off a minimum $25 purchase of Yankee Candle products. If you prefer to shop online at Yankee Candle or through the catalog sales dept, you can use the promo code XF004Z3 to receive the discount. (If online, input the promo code near the top of the page when viewing your shopping cart. The discount will be reflected at checkout.) Offer expires May 9, 2010. Details and restrictions can be found on the coupon link above.

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Free Sample Showcase - see if you qualify!

Answer a few simple questions and see if you qualify to receive a Sample Showcase, a new product sampling experience that is being sponsored by the US Postal Service.

Here is a little about the Sample Showcase, as found on the USPS web page:

The “Sample Showcase,” to be distributed nationally on a limited basis as well as in larger quantities to consumers in Charlotte, NC, and Pittsburgh, is a box of assorted beauty, health and snack food items from multiple consumer packaged goods companies. The boxes will be branded with the Postal Service logo and include the tagline, “A selection of free product samples.”

I bolded the part above to point out that this is a national program - I'm in WA and I qualified - Woohoo!

Rumor has it that these could be some of the free samples qualified participants will receive:

Nescafe Taster’s Choice
Aveeno Hair Care
Shower to Shower Body Powder
Dove Silky Smooth Milk Chocolate Bar
Aveeno Skin Care
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Secret Deodorant
McCormick Grill Mates
Splenda Sweetener
Bengay Moist Heat Therapy

The free sample kits are limited so hurry up and see if you qualify. Good luck!

*Just as I finished this post, it appears the link to sign up is not working so the offer may be dead. I will update this if it's working again. Sorry!)*


Tuesday, April 20, 2010

$20 off $20 at The Company Store


Place your online order at The Company Store and use the promo code SLUMBER to receive $20 off your purchase of $20 or more. You still have to pay shipping but it's a hot deal! Works on clearance items too.

Plus, you can get 3% cash back when you shop through Ebates. (New Ebates members get a $5 bonus at sign up.) Don't know what Ebates is? Then you're missing out! Find out how to make money with cash back programs such as Ebates.

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Free Origins full-size cleanser on April 22


Posted on the Origins Facebook page:

"You heard right, on April 22 bring in any empty cosmetic tube, bottle or jar - regardless of brand - to any U.S. Origins Retail Store or counter to be recycled or used for energy recovery and Origins will give you a free full-size cleanser: choose either Checks & Balances™ or A Perfect World™. One per customer while supplies last so hurry in on 4/22 and get yours! Value up to $20!"

Use the online store locator to find an Origins store near you.

Sounds like a great deal!

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Jack in the Box Buy One Deli Trio Grilled Sandwich Get One Free

New printable coupon: Buy One Deli Trio Grilled Sandwich and get another Grilled Sandwich free at Jack in the Box. Coupon expires 5/02/2010. At participating locations only. Limit one coupon per guest. Not valid in combination with any other offer.

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Disney Family Fun Magazine 1-Year Subscription $5

For the magazine deal of the week, Amazon.com has a 1-Year Subscription to Disney Family Fun Magazine for $5. The price is valid through April 24, 2010.

Description of Disney Family Fun Magazine: What does family fun mean to you? Crafts? Recipes? Party ideas? Travel tips? FamilyFun magazine dishes up these and more boredom-defying activities in over 180 splashy, colorful pages. Geared toward parents with young children, this energetic magazine promises to enrich the lives of families. Offering a "we've been there, we know" sort of comfort to parents, folksy first-person articles let parents know they're not alone.

See more magazines on sale at Amazon, with subscriptions for 2-Years for the Price of 1 - from $3.98 per year.

Magazine subscriptions always ship free, and they help you qualify for Amazon's Free Super Saving Shipping on qualified orders over $25.

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Monday, April 19, 2010

$10 off $30 at Bath & Body Works

Use this printable coupon for $10 off any purchase of $30 or more at Bath & Body Works stores or use the promo code VANILLAS to receive the discount for online orders. Valid through May 9, 2010. Limit one offer per customer.

Get free shipping on online orders totaling $60 or more using the promo code FREESHIP60 at checkout.

Plus, sign up for Bath & Body Works emails (at the bottom of the page), and receive a free offer. Currently the offer is a free travel size item with purchase valued up to $5.

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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Free Reusable Shopping Bag at Target 4/18

Get a free reusable shopping bag at Target this Sunday, April 18, 2010. In celebration of Earth Week, Target is giving away 1.5 million reusable bags to customers that make a purchase. There is a limit of one free bag per guest and quantities are limited.

If you are unable to make it by Target on Sunday to get your free bag, you can send 5 plastic bags to the address below and you’ll get a $1 coupon towards the purchase of a reusable shopping bag at Target.

Terracycle
121 New York
Avenue Trenton, NJ
08638

Another bonus is that Target credits customers 5 cents for each reusable bag used when shopping.

Find out more about this and other ways to Go Green with Target.

Restaurant.com 70% Off Promo Code


Get 70% off Restaurant.com gift certificates by using the promo code FEAST at checkout. Offer expires on April 22, 2010.

As with all Restaurant.com gift certificates, restrictions vary with each restaurant and range from a minimum purchase amount to specific days when the gift certificate is valid. See the terms and conditions for certificate use provided with each offer.

Plus get 15% cash back when you shop through Ebates. (New Ebates members get a $5 bonus at sign up.) Don't know what Ebates is? Then you're missing out! Find out how to make money with cash back programs such as Ebates.

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Tax Day Coupon: Free Small Popcorn at Regal Movie Theaters



Become a fan of Regal Entertainment Group on Facebook and print out a coupon good for One Free Small Popcorn at Regal Movie Theaters. This special coupon is only offered today, April 15, in honor of Tax Day so don't miss out. The coupon is valid through April 29, 2010. Limit one coupon per person.

Find a Regal Theater near you by visiting www.regmovies.com.

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Free Stuff for Tax Day 2010

Here a list of where to get free stuff on Tax Day, April 15, 2010:
Other discounts and promotions for Tax Day:
Enjoy!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Free Taco from Taco Del Mar on April 15


Sign up to get a Free Taco from Taco Del Mar on April 15, 2010. You'll receive a printable coupon by email which you can redeem at participating Taco Del Mar, Del Mar's or Mondo's locations. The coupon is only valid on Thursday, April 15, 2010 and is limited to one free taco per person.

You can use the online Taco Del Mar locator to find a location near you.



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Monday, April 12, 2010

Dwell Magazine 1-Year Subscription $5



*SORRY, EXPIRED DEAL* See more $5 magazine subscriptions

Amazon.com has a 1-Year Subscription to Dwell Magazine for $5. Magazine description: Dwell is the first and only magazine to explore both the interiors and the exteriors of modern home design in a stylish, yet accessible way. With focus on a new modernistic approach to home design that offers identity, creativity and harmony.

See more magazines on sale at Amazon, with subscriptions for 2-Years for the Price of 1 - from $3.98 per year.

Magazine subscriptions always ship free, and they help you qualify for Amazon's Free Super Saving Shipping on qualified orders over $25.

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Free Sample Twinlab Endurance Fuel

Sign up for a Free Sample of Twinlab® Endurance Fuel®. Free sample consists of a 1.1 oz sample pack of Twinlab Endurance Fuel. Limit one per customer.

As stated on the website:

"The Nutrition Your Body Needs Before, During and After Intense Exercise*

Twinlab® Endurance Fuel® is a serious multi-stage formula that anticipates the body’s needs for pre, during and post-race nutrition.

Defense Complex: Fusion of antioxidants combined to protect muscles during exercise.*

Endurance Blend: Beta-Alanine supports muscular endurance, power and output; a powerhouse carb blend releases energy faster (waxy maize, glucose), sustains it (maltodrextrin), and acts as an energy reservoir to help you finish strong (isomaltulose); electrolyte blend aids proper hydration and helps you overcome heat stress.

Recovery Matrix: Time released whey and casein proteins, at a 4:1 carb-to-protein ratio, help prepare muscles for faster recovery even during activity."

Also, be sure to note the warnings:

"Do not use if you are pregnant or nursing, if you have any chronic disease of the gastrointestinal tract, if you have any other medical condition or are taking any medication. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. Consult your physician before use. Contains chromium picolinate, which may enhance insulin sensitivity in diabetics. Contains 99 mg of caffeine. Limit use of other caffeine containing products while taking this product, as too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and occasionally, rapid heart beat. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN."

Free Brewed Coffee at Starbucks April 15 - Bring Your Own Tumbler

For the good of the planet, Starbucks is encouraging everyone to switch from paper cups to reusable travel mugs.

Join the movement. On April 15th, bring a reusable travel mug into your local Starbucks and get a free brewed coffee up to 20oz.

One person can save trees, together we can save forests.

Looking for more ways to get free stuff and perks at Starbucks? Buy a reloadable Starbucks card and register online for the Starbucks rewards program. All registered Starbucks card holders get a free birthday beverage of their choice as well as other benefits.