May 262016

Now thru Monday, 5/30, Living Social is offering an extra 15% off site-wide! Living Social has great discounts in your area on fun things to do, restaurants, spa days, services getaways, and more. Check it out for ideas on things to do this Memorial Day weekend or Father’s Day gifts. Just go HERE and enter coupon code MEMDAY15 to get your savings.

Note: Promo code MEMDAY15 must be used by May 30th, 2016 11:59 PM PST. Max discount of $20. Promo codes not valid for tickets or deals required to be completed on a third party site. Valid in the US only. See the full terms and details HERE.

May 262016

For a limited time only, you can get a 2016 Entertainment Book for just $9.99 (regularly $35), plus FREE Shipping! Just go through this link HERE, pick out your city and add the Entertainment Book to your cart. No code is needed to get this deal.

If you are not familiar with this book, it is just packed with coupon savings for local Restaurants, Entertainment, Services and more and at this price- even if you just use a few coupons – the book will pay for itself. The 2016 coupon book offers savings valid now thru December 2016, so you have lots of time to take advantage of the coupons.

But keep in mind, this special offer ends soon, and some areas have already sold out, so don’t wait if you’re interested. If you find your area is out of books, you can try a digital membership for just 99¢ for your first month and you can cancel at anytime. You’ll just show your coupons on your smartphone. You can check out this special offer HERE while supplies last.

May 262016

Thru today only, May 26th, Groupon is offering hundreds of $5 deals, including personalized gifts, online courses, electronics, jewelry, magazines, and more! There is no code needed to get this offer, just be sure to click on this link HERE and sign in to see what’s available in your area. If you are not a member of Groupon, you can sign up HERE.

May 252016


Thru May 26th at 11:59 pm, you can grab a nice deal on a Subscription to US Weekly Magazine! Pick up a 1 year subscription for $19.99 (like paying just .38 per issue)!

To get these nice prices, just go HERE and add this magazine to your cart and then enter the code TOTALLYTARGET. So if you can’t get enough celebrity news & gossip- grab this offer while you can!

About Us Weekly: Us Weekly magazine is a revealing, insider’s look at all the trends and personalities important to the entertainment industry. Us Weekly is packed with fascinating news reports that take you way beyond the headlines. Us Weekly covers the romances, the scandals and the people behind them. Us Weekly gives you the smack-dab truth on everyone you hear about — Paris Hilton, Kanye West, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, Ashton Kutcher and so many others. Every weekly issue of Us Weekly brings you celebrities, gossip, photos, fashion and much more!

Looking for other magazine deals? You are in luck! Coupon code: TOTALLYTARGET will also get you 20% off on almost all other titles at DiscountMags!

May 242016

Now thru tomorrow only, May 25th, Groupon is offering up to 80% off on select goods, including clearance items. Groupon has a wide assortment to choose from, including bedding, kitchen storage, clothing, accessories, electronics, and more. There is no promo code needed to get the discount, prices are as marked. You can check out all the markdowns HERE.

If you are not a member of Groupon, this is a great time to sign up! For a limited time only, Groupon is offering NEW customers only, an extra $10 off a $25 purchase with promo code WELCOME. Just go HERE to sign up.

Fine Print: Promo code WELCOME  is only valid on 1 unit per transaction; maximum of 1 use per customer. Maximum discount is $10. Must click through to be eligible. Exclusions apply, see site for details.

May 232016

wired2Right now you can grab a One-Year Subscription to Wired Magazine for only $4.95 when you enter coupon code: TOTALLYTARGET. You can select up to 2 years at this price. This deal will run through midnight tomorrow night (EST) May 24th. Plus this subscription comes with FREE digital access, and as always with Discounts Mags there is NO auto renew and shipping is FREE!

About Wired Magazine: Get “Wired” into the latest technology trends. Find out how the latest trends in technology affect the world of business, entertainment, culture, and politics. Each issue covers the latest gadgets, games, software, and industry news. Make technology a part of your life with this exciting magazine subscription. Get wired in today!

Looking for other magazine deals? You are in luck! Coupon code: TOTALLYTARGET will also get you 20% off on almost all other titles at DiscountMags!

May 202016

Here are some FREE & Discount events going on this weekend. Many may seem to have consistent national participation- but it is always wise to call your local location to be sure they are participating.

tdbankSUMMER READING PROGRAMS: Check out my post HERE for a Roundup of Summer Reading Programs for Kids and if you know of any others, please feel free to let me know & I will add them to the list!

BARNES & NOBLE: Saturday, May 21st at 11 am — You’re invited to a special story time and activities featuring 2 stories, Mom School and How to Babysit a Grandma! Check your local Barnes & Noble store for participation and other events. Just go HERE and enter your zip code.


May 202016

Summer movies are a great way to take a break from the hot sun, eat some popcorn and enjoy a movie with your kids! And, many large theaters participate in FREE or very inexpensive Summer Film Festivals with fun titles like Rio2, How to Train Your Dragon, The BoxTrolls, The LEGO Movie, Mr. Peabody & Sherman and lots more.

Here’s a roundup of the ones I know about but be sure to call your local theater if you don’t see yours listed here to ask if they offer any summer specials or FREE Movies. Or if you know offhand of any programs you want to share with other readers, please feel free to share it in the comments with any info or link you can provide and I will add it to the post.

When you’re making plans, my advice is to get to the theater early, as sometimes there are whole groups of children from day camps arriving and they can fill up the theaters fast. Some of these programs may require you to enter your location first to see a schedule and list of movies. Hopefully the links below will help get you started…

All movies are rated G or PG and you can get 10 tickets in advance for $5, or pay just $1 per ticket at the box office on the day of the movie. Go HERE for more details and to find a location near you. Once you click on your location, you should see a full schedule for your theater plus, watch for a $1 off coupon for a movie snack pack.

The 2015 Regal Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with $1 admission. Movies will all be rated G or PG and start dates vary by location. You can check to see if you have a local participating theater along with movie titles and schedule on the Regal Entertainment Group Summer Movie Express site. Movies are being offered by select Regal Cinemas, United Artists, and Edwards Theaters.

This summer, kids can enjoy a movie, popcorn and a Coca-Cola product for only $4 at select theaters. Carmike has not released their Summer schedule yet, but keep watch HERE on their website, it should be posted soon.


This summer, from 6/12 thru 8/17, Marcus Theatres will be showing family movies every Sunday, Monday, & Wednesday at 10 am, including titles like Dr. Seuss the Lorax, The Peanuts Movie, Minions, The Lego Movie, and more. Admission is only $3 and concessions are $2.75 for popcorn and $2.75 for fountain drinks. For a complete schedule of this summer’s movies and dates, you can go HERE. Marcus Theatres can be found in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, & Wisconsin.

Bowtie offers FREE admission to select kids’ movies every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 am, starting 6/21 and running all summer thru 8/17 at participating Bowtie Cinemas with tickets issued on a first come-first served basis. You can go HERE for list of movies and participating theaters in CT, MD, NJ, NY, & VA.

You can see a family movie for FREE, each week this summer at Marquee Cinemas in select states, including CT, FL, KY, NC, NJ, NY, TN, VA, & WV. You can go HERE for specific theater locations and more details.

May 202016

Thru today only, May 20th, Living Social is offering  an extra 15% off sitewide with code OMGSAVINGS. If you’re looking for gift ideas for Father’s Day, Living Social has great deals and discounts in your area on fun things to do, restaurants, spa packages, goods like clothing & electronics, sports & fitness classes, getaways, and more. They sometimes offer national deals as well. If you are new to Living Social, you can create a FREE account HERE.

Note: Promo code OMGSAVINGS must be used by 5/20, 2016 11:59 PM PST. Maximum discount of $20. Promo codes not valid for tickets or deals required to be completed on a third party site. Valid in the US only. See the full terms and details HERE.

May 192016

Summer is just around the corner- and there are several organizations and companies offering special incentives to help encourage children to keep reading over the summer. Here’s a roundup of several & if you know of any others please feel free to let me know & I will add them to the list! 

Barnes & Noble: Kids can earn a FREE BOOK when they read any 8 books.  You can record your books in a Reading Journal that can be downloaded HERE, available in both English and Spanish. Then, when its complete, bring it in to your local B&N store and kids can choose a FREE BOOK from their list. This program is designed for kids in grades one thru six and runs now thru September 6th. Check out their special Opening Ceremony on Saturday, June 4th at 11 am to kick off the program. Kids can pick up their journals, enjoy fun-filled activities and cast a ballot for their favorite book hero!


JUNIE B. SUMMER READING CLUB: Check out the Got to B…Junie B.! Kids’ Reading Club! You can join on their website HERE and download a complete Reading Log and Activity Brochure. Plus, parents can sign up for the Junie B. Jones Parent Newsletter and keep updated with news of special events, sweepstakes, fun games and activities for kids, and more.

Local Libraries: Don’t forget to check out your local library’s Summer Reading Program. The theme for this Summer, for most locations is:  On Your Mark, Get Set… Read! Many will have free activities and prizes for goals reached. Call your local library for details. You can also go HERE for a directory of national library systems. Click on your state and then find your city.

chuckecheeseChuck E Cheese: Check out their Rewards Reading Calendar, available year-round! You can download it HERE for FREE. Record your reading for 2 weeks and you’ll earn 10 FREE tokens when you bring in your calendar to a participating Chuck E. Cheese location! Note: Child(ren) must be present to redeem their tokens. No more than 1 of any free token offer can be used per child, per day. Food purchase is required  (beverage does not count as food purchase). Go HERE for more details.

Pizza Hut Summer Reading Challenge: Check out Pizza Hut for great ideas to help keep your kids reading this summer! Pizza Hut and Candlewick Press have teamed together to bring you story-themed kits you can download for FREE, including Maisy’s Story Hour Kit, Peg + Cat: The Pizza Problem Activity Kit, Little Card Kit, and more. If you don’t own the book, you can always make an outing to the library to borrow it :-), ISBN numbers are provided by Candlewick Press. Just go HERE to check it out!

sylvanSylvan Book Adventure: Kids in grades K-8 can read a book from the Book Adventure list, take quizzes on what they’ve read, and earn prizes. To get started, go HERE to register. Kids need to score at least a 90% on the quizzes to earn points but quizzes can be taken more than once. You can check out the Prize Library HERE.

TD Bank: Starting June 1st, kids in grades K-5 can earn a $10 deposit for a new or existing Young Saver Account by reading 10 books this summer by August 31st. Just go HERE to print out the Summer Reading Form to record your books and when completed, take it to your nearest TD Bank. Limit one $10 offer per reader.

scholasticScholastic Summer Reading Challenge – Be A Reading Superhero: Now thru September 9th, kids can sign up and log their reading minutes to win cool rewards with this FREE online program from Scholastic. Parents can get reading tips, booklists and track their kids reading either online or on their phone. Get started today, you can go HERE to signup!

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