Get Free meals and more on your birthday!

January 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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If you have a January birthday like me, your email inbox was probably full of free offers.  That is, if you’re on the right mailing lists.

I thought I’d put out a list of birthday freebies I got this past week and you can, too!

Applebee’s – Free dessert and song on your birthday.

Denny’s: Free Build-Your-Own Grand Slam

Chili’s: Free Brownie Sundae with purchase of entree

Buffalo Wild Wings – Get a coupon for a free dessert to celebrate your birthday at Buffalo Wild Wings

Great American Cookie: Free Cookie Cake Slice with purchase of regular soda

Culver’s: Free One Scoop Sundae

 Kwik Trip: 16-oz. Karuba Coffee or Cappuccino and one Glazers Donut, FREE!

Dairy Queen Blizzard Club: Free small, mini or medium Blizzard Treat with purchase of a medium Blizzard Treat

Noodles & Company – Get a  free dish on your birthday

Old Country Buffet – Join the eClub and get a free birthday coupon in the mail.

Orange Julius Club: Buy one Premium Fruit Smoothie or Julius Original and Get one Free

Perkins – Free piece of pie.

Red Robin – Join the Red Robin eClub and get a coupon for a fee burger on your birthday

Texas Roadhouse – Free dessert or appetizer on your birthday

Do you know of other birthday freebies?  Let us know!

 

Gift Card Bonus Deals

December 7, 2012 by · 1 Comment
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If you’re not done shopping but don’t want to step foot in the mall or another store, how about a gift card? Lots of businesses are offering bonus deals with a gift card purchase.

Please note the deals listed below are available at each location or online and not at the gift card kiosks as shown in the picture.

  • Applebee’s: Purchase a $50 gift card and receive an additional $10 card.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Purchase a $25 gift card, get a Blazin’ Bonus
  • Children’s Place Bonus Gift Card – Purchase $40 worth of eGift Cards, Receive a $10 Bonus eGift Card.
  • Chuck E Cheese Free holiday stockings with in-store gift card purchases of $30 or more
  • Culver’s — Get a free double deluxe value basket for every $25 in gift cards you buy
  • Dairy Queen – Purchase $15 worth of Gift Cards, Receive a Free 12 oz Premium Fruit Smoothie
  • Denny’s Purchase a gift card of $25 or more, you will automatically receive a $5 Denny’s bonus card. *$10.00 minimum purchase. A $1.95 shipping and handling fee is applied to each order. Please call 800-733-6697 and ask for the Gift Card Administrator.
  • Half Price Books — get a $5 coupon with each $25 gift card you purchase
  • HuHot Mongolian Grill: For every $100 you spend on HuHot gift cards this holiday season, get a $20 bonus card.
  • Marcus Movie Theaters: Now get $5 in Snack Cash for every $25 gift card purchase!
  • Olive Garden Now through December 31, purchase $25 or more in Gift Cards in a single transaction and receive a $5 bonus card!
  • Outback Steakhouse: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $20 bonus gift card.
  • Red Robin: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive $5 in bonus bucks.
  • Red Lobster Purchase a $25 gift card, receive a bonus $5 off coupon
  • Taco Bell Bonus Gift Card Offer – Purchase $20 worth of Gift Cards, Receive a Free item valued at up to $5.
  • Wendy’s Purchase a $1.99 Children’s Meal, Receive a $10/$75+ Toys R Us Coupon

If you know about a bonus offer not listed, please leave a comment at the bottom of this post.

Vets Enjoy Free Meal Nov. 11 or 12th

November 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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flickr---IAN-RANSLEY-DESIGNIn honor of Veterans Day (Sunday, November 11), several Madison restaurants are offering free meals or discounts to those who have served or are serving our country.

A couple of things to consider before you head out:

  1. Find out if the restaurant requires proof of military service and what kind of proof they accept. You can click the links below for more information.
  2. Call ahead to ensure your location is participating in this promotion.

Below is a list of participating restaurants:

  • Applebee’s – Free Signature Entree
  • Chili’s – Free meal (several to choose from) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Famous Dave’s – Free Two Meat Salute – choose two different meats served with corn bread muffin, corn-on-the-cob and your choice of one side
  • Hooters – 10 free boneless or traditional wings with drink purchase
  • Olive Garden – Free entrée from a selection of six menu items
  • Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage November 7–11
  • Subway – FREE 6-inch sub (not all stores participating; call ahead)
  • Texas Roadhouse – Free lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • T.G.I. Friday’s – Buy one get one free meal
  • Uno Chicago Grill – 19.43% discount on food purchases November 7–11

If you know about another restaurant with a Veterans Day deal, please leave a comment and let us know!

Applebee’s Free Meal – Teacher Appreciation May 8, 2012

May 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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2012 Teacher Appreciation Applebee'sTeachers can enjoy a free meal at Applebee’s on Teacher Appreciation Day: Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

Current and retired teachers simply need to bring in proper identification to one of the 38 participating Applebee’s locations throughout Wisconsin.

This includes homeschool teachers, private school teachers, and public school teachers!

Teachers choose from six menu options:

  • Three-Cheese Chicken Penne
  • Bacon Cheeseburger
  • Chicken Tenders Platter
  • Fiesta Lime Chicken
  • Chicken Fajita Rollup
  • Oriental Salad

Beverage and tip are not included. For more information including a list of all of the participating locations and the acceptable forms of identification, click here.

Both of the Madison locations are participating in this event: 4710 East Towne Boulevard and 660 S. Whitney Way.

Gift Card Bonus Deals for Last Minute Shoppers

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Attention last minute shoppers! If you’re not done shopping, but don’t want to step foot in the mall or another store, how about a gift card? Lots of businesses are offering bonus deals with a gift card purchase.

Please note the deals listed below are available at each location and not at the gift card kiosks as shown in the picture.

  • Applebee’s: Purchase a $50 gift card and receive an additional $10 card.
  • bd’s Mongolian Grill – Purchase $50 in gift cards, get a $10 bonus card and a 2012 calendar with savings included within the calendar. Or, purchase a $25 gift card and get a $5 gift card.
  • Biaggi’s: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive an additional $15 gift card. Promotion running until December 31, 2011.
  • Flat Top Grill: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $25 bonus gift card.
  • Flemings: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a bonus gift card for $20. Bonus cards are valid January 1, 2012 through February 10, 2012.
  • Marcus Theatres: Purchase a gift card of $25 or more and receive a Buy One, Get One Free movie ticket, plus a coupon for two free tickets to the Marcus Theatres Kids Dream Winter Film Series.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $20 bonus gift card. Bonus gift card is valid January 1, 2012 through February 10, 2012.
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Earn a free sandwich for every $25 gift card purchase. Promotion ends December 31, 2011 and the free sandwiches are redeemable until January 31, 2012.
  • Qdoba: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive a $5 voucher. The $5 voucher is valid January and February 2012.
  • Red Robin: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive $5 in bonus bucks. Bonus bucks valid January 2012 through February 29, 2012.
  • Restaurant.com: Purchase $25 gift cards for the price of $2 when you use the promotion code HOLIDAY.

If you know about a bonus offer not listed, please leave a comment at the bottom of this post.

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