Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Honoring Our Veteran's on Veteran's Day 2010

A HUGE shout out goes to all military service members for your service in defending our great nation.  We appreciate you, your service and your and your families sacrifices.

Honoring our Veteran's, retirees and Active Duty Service members on Veteran's Day is very important because supporting our service members is something that all American's should be doing, no matter if they agree with the politics of it or not.  Area businesses are honoring them and here are a few of them.

If you know of any others that I have not mentioned here, please feel free to let us know about it...thanks!

1. Applebee's free meal for all Veteran's and Active Duty Military eat free at Applebee's on November 11, 2010 with proof of military service, details here.

2. Bed & Breakfast free for Active and Retired military, details here.
A list of participating B&B's here.

3. Colonial Williamsburg is free to military Veteran's, Retirees and Active Duty November 11-14, 2010, details here.
Historic Area
1 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23187

Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission passes to active duty military, guard and reservists, retirees, veterans, and their dependents Nov. 1-14. The Honoring Service to America pass includes admission to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and museums. The pass also includes an Orientation Walk, a viewing of “Williamsburg, The Story of a Patriot,” free shuttle bus service, and parking at the Visitor Center.

The service member need not be present, and free passes will be provided to immediate family members of currently deployed troops with appropriate identification. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service.

These tickets are available only at Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales windows. 

4. Golden Corral is honoring Veteran's with their 10th annual Military Appreciation Monday on Monday, November 15, 2010.  Veterans and Active Duty Service Members will receive a free dinner buffet and free drink.  Details here.

5. Home Depot offers a military discount every day of the year with valid military id.

6. Lowe's Home Improvement offers a military discount every day of the year with valid military id.

7. McCormick & Schmick's is holding their 12th annual Veteran's Appreciation Event on Sunday, November 7, 2010.  Veteran's will receive a free entree from a special menu.  Spaces limited, reservations encouraged.  Details here.

8. National Park Service's Fee Free Day, details here.

9. Outback Steakhouse is offering Veteran's and Active Duty Service Members a free bloomin' onion and non alcoholic beverage on Thursday, November 11, 2010.

10. Sam's Club Free Canes For Veteran's, details here.

11. Virginia Air & Space is free to military Veteran's and Retirees November 11-14, 2010, details here.
Virginia Air & Space Center
600 Settlers Landing Road
Hampton, VA 23669
The Virginia Air & Space Center honors our military veterans with free exhibit admission for Veterans and Retired Military, plus 20% off in store and 20% off in café. ID must be presented. Free Admission.

Halloween 2010 Events

Applebee's - Sunday, October 31, 2010 kids eat free all day (12 and under only).
Kid's must be accompanied by an adult to receive free kid's meal. Two free kid's meals per adult entree purchase. 12 and under from the kid's menu dine-in only one meal per child per visit. Can not be combined with any offer or discount. Not redeemable for cash. Tax and gratituity not included. Kid's eat free meal valid at participating Rose Group Applebee's in the greater Philadelphia and surounding market,Wilkes Barre/Scranton, Delaware, Baltimore, MD & DE Eastern Shore Markets and Lawrenceville & Hamilton, NJ.

Big Vanilla in Pasadena and Arnold is having their 3rd Annual Halloween 5K on October 30th.
Get ready for the St. Jude Fund Raiser 5K Run for Big Vanilla Pasadena and Arnold Clubs! October 30 at 8 a.m. @ Big Vanilla Arnold (Sign in begins 6:45 a.m.). BIGGER AND BETTER! This year we hope to break our record and donate over $10,000 to the Children of St. Jude. This is our third Halloween themed 5k Charity Race and we hope you will join us for the fun! Costumes are optional but encouraged! Ages 13 and up are welcome to register. T-shirt size can only be guaranteed if you registered by the 18th See last year's Race facts and photos. The race will begin at the Anne Arundel Community College Stadium and end here at Big Vanilla. Prizes for runners and costumes will be awarded. Read the flier and then go online and Register Online Now! Thanks to our event sponsors, check them out and say thanks.

Border's is having their annual Halloween Kids Spooktacular on October 30, 2010 at 11am.  Best for ages 3-8, children 14 and under must be accompanied by a legal guardian.  Music by Kidz Bop Halloween Party.  Glitter ball and wild book giveaway, find your location here.

Just Added: DuClaw in Arundel Mills:
Saturday October 30th come out to your local DuClaw Brewing Company and celebrate All Hallows Eve with:
Happy hour prices on 31 (our Spiced Munich Dunkel) and $5 Maliboo Witches Brew Martinis all day, and our Halloween Costume Contest. Entering the contest is easy; simply show up dressed as either A)Mad Bishop, B)Bare Ass Blonde, C) Devil’s Milk or D) Twisted Kilt and you’re in! Judging begins at 10pm with the following prizes up for grabs:
1ST PLACE: $100 DuClaw Brewing Company Comp Certificate and a 1 year PINT CLUB membership ($65 Value).
2ND PLACE: $50 DuClaw Brewing Company Comp Certificate
3RD PLACE: $25 DuClaw Brewing Company Comp Certificate
Get your costume on, get your drink on, get your fun on!

Fell’s Point Haunted PubWalk takes guests on a two-hour tour of the historic maritime neighborhood’s most haunted pubs! Tales of the taverns are told over a drink at each stop! Tickets are sold online only to participants 21 and older.
Price: $20 for the tour only
Address: 731 S. Broadway Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Fright Fest is when Six Flags theme park becomes a “scream park”! The special Halloween entertainment will run every Saturday and Sunday in October, plus the Friday before Halloween. Children 12 and under are welcome to wear costumes, but masks are prohibited.
Price: $24.99 - $29.99
Address: 13710 Central Avenue Bowie/ Mitchellville, MD 20721
Phone: (301) 249-1500

Halloween Weekend Corn Maze at Sharp’s Waterford Farm has a 10+ acre corn maze that is perfect for family fun! A mini-maze is also available for younger children. In addition, the farm boasts a free hayride, nature trail and a country store stocked with seasonal food favorites!
Price: $3 – $7
Address: 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville, MD 20833
Phone: 410.489.2572

On Friday October 29, 2010, IHOP is giving away the buttermilk pancake with a whipped topping mouth and strawberry nose. The dish also includes two Oreo cookies and candy corn so kids can create their own Halloween pancake.  The event starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 10 p.m.

Just Added: Texas Roadhouse in Baltimore celebrate Halloween Day with them between 12pm-10pm and we'll give you a free kids meal and goodie bag. 
4465 Mountain Road
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 439-0233

4465 Mountain Road
The Charm City Rollergirls Bruiser’s Ball: Supervillian Soiree will be a night to remember! The doors open at 9:00 p.m. and the show begins at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29th at The Ottobar in downtown Baltimore. The soiree will also include costume contests, prizes, food, games and themed drinks!Price: $10
Phone: 443.573.2450
Address: 2549 North Howard Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Zombie Halloween Costume Party at Rams Head Live boasts a hot music lineup and serious Halloween festivities including a Zombie costume contest and terrifyingly terrific drink specials. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Halloween night, Sunday, October 31st.
Price: $12 - $15
Address: 20 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

ZooBOOO! Trick-or-treat with lions, tigers and bears! The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will host live music, a magic show, costume contests and carnival games for the whole family October 29th – October 31st, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come in costume! ZooBooo is included with General Admission to the Zoo.
Price: $10 - $16
Address: 2600 Madison Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217-4474
Phone: 410.554.6026

Monday, October 25, 2010

Rue La La Free $20 Credit

Sign up today only at Rue La La and get a free $20 credit in your account within 48 hours.

I just found Rue La La, the destination for 2-day-only Boutiques, filled with the designers we love at private sale prices. It's free, fabulous, and invitation-only. Here's your invitation! Go check it out now.

Wendy's Free Pookie Bear Ringtone Download

Wendy's is offering a free Pookie Bear ringtone download here.

Mamapedia Deals

Mamapedia has great money saving deals that allows you to earn points that benefit a school of your choice, plus you get a free $5.00 credit when you sign up.  Check it out for yourself and see what you think.

They have deals for the following areas:
National, Albany, NY, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Boise, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Dallas, Dayton, Denver,  Detroit, Fresno, Grand Rapids, Greensboro, Hartford,
Honolulu, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville FL, Kansas City, Knoxville, Las Vegas, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburg, Portland, Providence, Provo, Raleigh/Durham, Rochester NY, Sacramento, Saginaw, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Spartanburg, St. Louis, Tallahasse, Tampa, Tucson, Tulsa, Washington DC and Wichita.

Here's today's deal:

$20 for $40 Worth of Photo Books, Holiday Cards and Photo Calendars from KODAK Gallery, check out the deal here.

Sansa Fuze MP3 Deal

Whether you are thinking about starting your Christmas shopping early, looking for a birthday gift, or just looking to pamper yourself today, 1 Sale A Day has a great deal on a Sansa Fuze here.  Check it out for yourself.

SanDisk Sansa Fuze 4GB MP3 Digital Media Player With 1.9" Color Screen, Built-in Microphone, MicroSD Slot for Expansion, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery, USB 2.0 Connectivity, and More! NEW
Retail Price: $99.99
Savings: (73 %) $72.00

Our Price: $27.99

Friday, October 22, 2010

Great GPS Deal

Whether you are in the market for a new GPS, looking for one at a great deal or looking to purchase one as a Christmas gift, check out what 1 Sale A Day is offering today here.

Magellan RoadMate 1220 3.5" Portable GPS Navigator With Text to Speech Technology, Spoken Street Names, OneTouch Favorites Menu, Over 6 Million Points of Interest, and More!  Regularly $159.99, on sale for $39.99 (76% savings).

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Applebee's Veteran's and Active Duty Free Meal on Veteran's Day

Applebee's is honoring Veteran's and Active Duty a free meal on Veteran's Day (with proof of military service) here.

Walgreens 1 free 8x10 print

Walgreens is offering a free 8x10 print using coupon code 8x10TREAT valid until October 23, 2010 here.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Freebies List

All You Daily Samples:

AMF Bowling eClub $5 coupon off up to 4 people:

Animoto 30 second videos:

Avery Halloween Templates:

Bob Evans BE mail here and get a coupon for a free breakfast delivered to your inbox:

Border's free reader apps:

Cottonelle free tub of wipes:

CVS Pharmacy free hand sanitizer:

Garnier Fructis Anti Dandruff shampoo sample:

Kleenex free sample:

Reynolds Bake a Batch for a Cause free serving tray and cookie cutter, just pay $7.95 shipping:

Walmart free samples:

1 Sale A Day, Daily Deal

1 Sale A Day, Daily Deal for Wednesday, October 20, 2010 is receive a random dvd box set for free (regularly $49.99), just pay shipping of $3.99, details here.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Eyebuydirect.com End of Year Clearance

I thought you might be interested in checking out www.eyebuydirect.com, They sell prescription eyeglasses online starting at $7.95.  Right now, they are having their end of year clearance where frames are buy one, get one free.  Check out their buy one, get one free end of year clearance now here.

EyeBuyDirect have allowed me to offer you a 15% discount on your first purchase at EyeBuyDirect.com using the code below; Coupon code: IFJLXALB2Z

I have used eyebuydirect.com to purchase a few years worth of glasses and it has saved us a fortune.  Order the glasses online according to your prescription, it ships to you and you receive it in a free hard plastic case and a free eye glass cleaning cloth also accompanies it.  One of the best parts of purchasing from eyebuydirect is they offer virtual look where you can see how the glasses will look on your face before purchasing them.


Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mrrebates.com Savings

I just received a check in the mail from mrrebates.com in the amount of $27.38.  Total savings overall comes to $107+ since I joined in 2009 with just over $96 being dispursed.  These are online rebates in conjuction to the coupon codes I used to make my purchases.  I love online rebates!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Vistaprint's Free Calendar

Vistaprint is offering a free calendar that you just pay shipping for.  We added photos to each month and it came out great!  Check it out here.

We are sending it to my husband for his birthday on Sunday.  Happy Birthday honey!

Our Free Donuts

We used up the last of our gift cards that we received as a gift to buy our donuts yesterday.  The kids had free reign as to which donuts they ordered all I asked is there be a fruit filled one.  The lady also gave them free donettes before they left.  Gotta love Dunkin Donuts in Pasadena.  They are always pleasant.

Ok, so this is what's left.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Quizno's Kids Eat Free All Day Every Day

fQuizno's if offering Kids Eat Free All Day Every Day for a limited time.  Receive one from Kids Meal with the purchase of an entree(sub, toasty torpedo, regular chopped salad of choose 2).  No coupon necessary, valid for a limited time at participating Quizno's locations.  This deal excludes Toasty Bullets, Flatbread Sammies and soups.  Child must be present and valid for children aged 12 and under.  Not to be combined with any other offer and tax is not included.

They are now serving silly bandz with every kidz meal.  Collect all four (sport, rock n roll, dinosaur and space).

Jello Shot Making

This past Friday night, I was invited to help out with jello shot making for the single most funnest get together on Saturday.  It was a learning experience for me and I'll have to tell you that I had two wonderful jello shot professionals teaching me.  Meghan and Terri, you are the jello shot queens in my book!  Thanks for a great time and for teaching me that jello shot creating is left up to your own imagination.

Here are some pictures from my experience.