Nov 082010

LeapFrog is having a sale on Leapster games (reg. $24.99) for as low as $7.99! Thru midnight tonight (11/8) only, they’ve marked down a select number of games and books plus you can use the code CSLEAP15 at checkout to take an additional 15% off your entire order and you’ll get FREE shipping if your order is over $50. You can also go through EBATES for 3% cash back and if you are just joining, you will get a choice of a $10 Gift Card for a sign up bonus (They have a Target Gift Card available to choose from too! ;). also has Tag Books included in the sale- BUT- keep in mind there is a current price cut in Target stores on Tag Books for $9.99 thru November 27th. AND- you can print a coupon for $5/1 Tag Book or Map over $9 (just take a Chevy virtual test drive (basically just watch a video) & enter the Leapfrog Sweeps HERE in order to get your coupon. This makes them $4.99 which is a better deal on the books. 😉

-Thanks FunFindsforFamilies!

Nov 062010

Right now you can get three photo cosmetic bags from Artscow for just $8 shipped. These are just super cute and you can create or customize however you want. It also won’t matter what size you pick, the deal is good for ANY 3 cosmetic bags!  Just go to Artscow and create any 3 bags of your choice and then add them to your cart.  Proceed to check out and when you enter the code 3CBAGSFOR8 your total will immediately go down to $8 and shipping will be free!  With the holidays coming up, these will make really great personalized gifts. Code is valid thru 11/24 but I hear shipping time for these bags can sometimes take quite a while, so you may not want to wait too long.

-Thanks Hip2Save!

Nov 062010

Although Veteran’s Day is not until November 11th, there are some great deals going on in honor of America’s soldiers that are happening all week.  Keep in mind that many restaurants will be offering special deals that may not be advertised, so you may want to check to at your favorite place to eat to see if there is a special deal.  Here is a roundup of some of the great deals that will be available to Veterans, and sometimes include spouses or active duty personnel.

APPLEBEE’S:  November 11th. Veterans with an ID will be able to choose a Free meal from a select menu.  You can go HERE to find a location or get more information.

CHILI’S:  November 11th.  Veterans & Active duty military will be able to choose a free meal from a special menu.  You will need to show proof of service.  You can go HERE for more information.

November 15th.  From 5 – 9 pm, Active duty, Retired, National Guard and Reserves who show ID will get a free dinner and drink.  More information is available HERE.

HOOTERS: November 11th.  Active Duty personnel and Veterans can choose a Free meal from a special menu any time during the day.  Maximum meal value is $8.49.  Additional information can be found HERE.

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM: November 1st-November 25th.  Active military and Veterans can purchase B1G1 free admission tickets and get a discount on up to six more tickets at just $15 each.  More details can be found HERE.

MCCORMICK & SCHMICK’S:  November 7th.  Veterans with an ID can eat free.  Find a list of locations and more details HERE.

NATIONAL PARKS: November 11th.  There will be free admission for everyone at America’s National Parks.  Just go HERE for more details.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE: November 11th.  Active duty military and Veterans will get a Free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage.  Go HERE for more information.

SAM’S CLUB: November 10th-12th.  Sam’s Club will be giving out 36,000 Free Hugo canes to US military veterans in need of assistance.  You do not have to be a member of Sam’s Club and you can go HERE for additional information.

TEXAS ROADHOUSE:  November 11th.  Veterans and Active Duty Military can choose a free meal on the “early dining menu” at participating locations, but you can come in anytime during the day.  Go HERE to find a location.

Thanks Savvy Spending, Ohio Coupon Connection, Combat Clippers, and Smart Couponing!

Nov 052010

AMC Theaters is offering up a great deal where you can get a $10 Gift Card when you see 5 select Movies.  There are not a ton of movies, however, there are some great family movies included in the list such as  Yogi Bear, Tangled, and The Chronicles of Narnia:  The Voyage of the Dawn Treader in 3D. 

You will need to present ticket stubs from 5 different select movies from 5 different dates between Nov 5, 2010 to Jan 6, 2011 to the box office or guest services.  You can go HERE to read more about this and see a list of the qualifying movies.  

Thanks FunFindsForFamilies!

Nov 052010

These are some cute shoes- and the best part is they glow in the dark! :) You can get a pretty awesome deal on these Glow in the Dark Crocs as they will be only $8.99 shipped! Just go HERE and add a pair of your choice to your cart. They say $14.99 but as soon as you add them to your cart you will then see that the price will now be reduced to $8.99. Now use the coupon code secondchance to get FREE Economy shipping. The FREE shipping will not show up until after you click on check out.

-Thanks Addicted to Saving!

Nov 052010

Kai has her weekly Restaurant Roundup for you with deals & coupons from Rubio’s, Baja Fresh, TGI Fridays, Little Caesars, and Tony Romo’s. You can check out her post HERE.

-Thanks to Kai of Smart Couponing!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~OTHER DINING DEALS & COUPONS~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

NOODLES & CO: On Sunday, November 7th from 11 am to 9 pm kids 12 and under can trade in Halloween candy for a free bowl of noodles.  The candy will be donated to Operation Gratitude, which sends care packages to troops overseas.  You can go to their Facebook page HERE to read more. (-Thanks SaraTheSavvyShopper)

WHITE CASTLE: Go to their website HERE to download a coupon for a free 3 pc Chicken Ring with any purchase.  The coupon is good through November 30.

DOMINO’S: You can go HERE and play the Behind the Pizza Game and very quickly get rewarded with a coupon for a free order of breadsticks. All you do is click on the different items in the game; some are just informational items that give you points and some are short videos or games. You can cash in your points for the free breadsticks or keep clicking to get more points for free lava cakes or a B1G1 Pizza coupon. You can redeem immediately if you are ordering online or have the coupon emailed to you to use at a later date.

Print out a coupon for $1 off a Texas Toast Bacon Cheese Small Combo good through 11/28 or a coupon good for a FREE small fries & coke wyb a 5 pc Chicken Tenders good through 11/30 at participating locations.  Just go HERE to print the coupons.  You will need to wait as the images scroll through and look to the right til the coupon appears that you want to print.

SPAGHETTI WAREHOUSE: Join their email club and get special coupons. The current offer is buy an entree and get a FREE Spaghetti and Meatballs Entree. Go HERE to sign up.

: Print coupons for $4/2 Adult Dinner Entrees or $3/2 Adult Lunch Entree that are good until 11/15. Print the coupons HERE (no longer available to print) and you can also go HERE to find a location near you.

T.G.I. FRIDAY’S: Go HERE to join the Give Me More Stripes program and get all kinds of perks including a FREE Appetizer or Dessert just for signing up and an $8 Food Reward for every $100 spent on food and beverages.

DEL TACO: Go HERE to sign up for Del Taco’s Raving Fan eClub and you will be able to print a coupon for 2 Free Chicken tacos. To find a location near you, just go HERE.

RUBY TUESDAY’S: Sign up HERE for “So Connected” at Ruby Tuesday’s and you can print a B1G1 Free entree Q (up to $10). You get other perks too like a free handcrafted burger on your birthday!

Nov 052010

Here are some FREE events going on this weekend (unless noted otherwise). While many may seem to all have consistent national participation- it is always wise to call your local location to be sure they are participating.

Saturday, November 6th and Sunday November 7th from 1-3 pm.  Saturday they will be hosting a Lion Brand Holiday Homespun Demonstration where you can learn how to make different items for the holidays and on Sunday there will be a Make n’ Mold Candy making demonstration where you can learn how to make holiday spoons.  Go HERE to find out more.

If you have a Bank of America Debit Card- then check out the list of qualifying museums that you have FREE admission to the first weekend of every month! Find out more and view a list of participating museums in your area HERE.

BASS PRO SHOPS: Saturday, 11/6, 5pm-8pm; Sunday 11/7, noon-5 pm; & 11/9-12/24.
This weekend Bass Pro Shops will be hosting different Holiday activities. On Saturday kids can color their own stocking and on Sunday they can make an elf mask.  Plus, every day through December 24th they can get their picture taken with Santa and on the back of the photo sleeve will be a bonus 10 coke rewards points.  Starting November 9th and going through December 24th, on Tuesday through Thursday only, the first 150 kids will get a FREE Santa Bandz.  A different shape will be given out each week.  Just go HERE for more information.

BORDERS: Saturday, November 6th 2pm.  This Saturday there will be a Lego Party and Lego Atlantis Giveaways at participating Borders locations.  Go HERE to enter your zip to find your local store, then just scroll to the bottom of the page to see if your store is participating and view other upcoming events.  You can also join Borders Rewards HERE and get a coupon good for 33% off 1 item valid through November 8th.

HOME DEPOT: Saturday, November 6th, 9am-noon.  This Saturday’s free workshop designed for kids aged 5-12 is to make a spice rack.  In addition to being a fun project, this would be a great way for a kid to make a gift for mom for Christmas.  Just go HERE for more details.

KMART OR SEARS: Saturday, November 6th 9am.  Both stores will be having a Hot Wheels Collectors Event with a chance at exclusive colors and first-to-market.  Find participating KMART and SEARS stores or go HERE for more information.

TOYS R US: Saturday, November 6th. noon-3pm. This Saturday kids can meet Geoffrey, try out the hottest toys, create a wish list and there will be a free giveaway. Go HERE to find a location near you or HERE for more information.

POTTERY BARN KIDS: Saturday, November 6th.  You will need to call ahead and RSVP for this Saturdays Doll Tea Party where kids can dress up and bring their favorite doll or teddy bear.  There will be refreshments, crafts and stories.  Go HERE to locate a store.  Space is limited, so you might want to call asap.

Saturday, November 6th 11am-3pm. Kids will be able to make a fall mobile with colorful collage leaves. Go HERE for more information or to find a location and to print a coupon for 15% off an in-store purchase on Saturdays through November 27th.

You can also sign up and receive a daily email from Groupon with coupon offers for savings at up to 90% in a city near you. Visit the Groupon Site, choose your city and enter your e-mail. Each day they feature something cool to do in your city at an unbeatable price. If you want to find out more about how Groupon works, go HERE, and see if there is a city close enough to take advantage of some of the great deals. You can also check out the FAQ and they even have a short video which explains how the program works in more detail.

-Thanks to MiamiMommySavings, Karen and to Who Said Nothing in Life is Free!

Nov 052010

Right now you can get a 140 Free Return Address Labels and you will just pay shipping. These would be great for return address labels on Holiday Cards or use them for gift tags. You can customize them however you want. Or choose from plenty of other designs and styles! Just go HERE and click on “Get Started” underneath Return Address Labels and choose the caricature style shown above or any style you choose. When you are finished, just skip the rest of the offers to continue to check out. If you choose Standard Shipping it is right around $3 and it never takes as long as they say it will whenever I choose this option.

Nov 052010

There is a nice Build-A-Bear Deal from GROUPON today that is available to everyone and no matter what city you buy under- you can redeem it at ANY Build A Bear store location. Today only, you can grab a voucher for $20 Worth of Make-Your-Own-Bears for $10! Or $50 Toward Any Build-A-Party Celebration at Build-A-Bear Workshop for $25. You can sign up for Groupon HERE and then look under Wichita for the deal. If you are already a member of Groupon, this link should take you straight to the deal.

The Fine Print…
Expires Mar 31, 2011. Limit 1/order or 1/party. $20 option valid in-store & online, expires 12/31/10. Reservation req’d for party (6 people minimum) by 3/31/11, use by 6/31/11. Shipping not includedd. Not valid on New Party Package pricing or w/other offers. No cash back.

-Thanks Alissa at Fun Finds for Families!

Nov 032010

Here are this week’s offers from Savvy Scholarships & Savings. They offer big discounts on family-friendly things to do in your area while helping out a great cause- as 5% of purchases are donated to the Savvy Source Preschool Scholarship Fund for children in financial need.

If you ‘like’ one of the offers by clicking the Facebook Like button on the offer page, they will automatically knock the price down even more! You can also sign up for Savvy Scholarships & Savings to be alerted by e-mail for new offers or when they will have offers available in your city:

$12 for: Butterfly House and Garden Admission for a family of 4 ($24 value)
Where butterflies fly free and nature reigns supreme

$6 for: Dewberry Farm admission  ($12 value)
Fall activities and outdoor fun for the whole family

INDIANAPOLIS: $10 for: Coupon for pottery or studio time at Half Baked Pottery ($2o value)
Fire up your imagination and create your own work of art

$30 for: 3 drop-in yoga classes at It’s Yoga, Kids ($60 value)
Healthy bodies, healthy minds, healthy fun

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