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July 31, 2011

Save $30 on Apple iPhone 4 16GB at Radio Shack

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Radio Shack is offering $30 in instant savings on 16GB Apple iPhone 4, offering black and white models for $169.99. Also, you may qualify for a $100 credit when you trade in an iPhone 3G or 3GS.

The savings are detailed in the retailer's weekly flyer on the third page.

Click here to find a store and confirm availabily before you go to the store. The sale ends on Aug. 6.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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Free backpacks and lunch totes valued at $19.99 at Office Depot starting Sunday

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Office Depot is making it super easy to save on back-to-school supplies this year.

Beginning Sunday, July 31, get a free backpack and lunch tote valued at $19.99 when you spend at least $15 on school supplies. Choose from red, black, blue or pink.

The Boca Raton-based office-supply retailer also is offering penny specials each week. Beginning Sunday, get 5 cent folders, pencil puches and protactors.

Click here for the for the deal. The offer begins Sunday, July 31 and ends on Aug. 6.

Dates to remember:

Florida Sales Tax Holiday: Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14. Pay no taxes school supplies selling for $15 or less and on clothes, shoes and certain accessories selling for $75.

School starts on Monday, Aug. 22 for Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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July 30, 2011

Coupons, mobile savings passes for shopping, dining on Saturday and Sunday

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If you're heading out shopping or dining this weekend, here's a few ways to save. We've also included available links on how to get store coupons on your mobile phone so you don't have to hassle with printing and carrying them to the store. Just show the barcode on your smart phone at the register to be scanned. Also, don't forget to sign up for Shop-O-Matic's Deals text alerts!

SHOPPING:

JC Penney: Save $10 off $50; expires Aug. 10; or text COUPONS to 527365 to get a mobile coupons.
Kohl's: Extra 15 percent off everything; expires July 31 (Also, sign up for e-mails and get a $5 off coupon.)
New York & Company: Buy one pair jeans, get second 75 percent off; expires Aug. 1.
Office Max: Two free backpacks (up to $284 value); July 31.
Ulta Beauty: Text ULTATEXT to 80565 for mobile alerts.
Macy's: Extra 15 percent off on select home items; exprires Aug. 2. $10 off $50 purchase with RIF donation; expires Juy 31. Text DEALS to 62297.
Target: Get mobile coupons by texting COUPONS to 827438.
Old Navy: 25 percent off a single item through Facebook; or show coupon on your phone.
DSW: Free tote with any $39 purchase for DWS Reward members.
KMart: Sign up for mobile alerts and a $5-off coupon.
IKEA: Sign up for e-mails and text alerts. Also, sign up for the catalog now, too.
Office Depot:Text OFFER to 33768. Free backpacks and lunch totes valued at $19.99 at Office Depot through Aug. 6.
Lane Bryant: Save 30 percent off entire purchase through Facebook; expires July 31.
Express: $25 off $75; expires Aug. 1; or Text EXPLUCKY TO 397737 to get mobile coupons.
Payless Shoes: 20 percent off a purchase; expires July 31. or Text PAYLESS to 747474.
Pet Supermarket: 20 percent off any purchase; expires July 31.
Stein Mart: 40 percent off all clearance; expires Juy 31.
Babies R Us: Text BABIES9 to 30364
Bath & Body Works: Text BBW to 588229; Coupons for free products and $10 off; expires Sunday, July 31.

DINING:
Save 80 percent at more tha 440 South Florida restaurants through Sunday.
Free food: Cheap eats at Ruby Tuesday, IHOP, Checkers, Einstein Bros. Bagels and more.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 29, 2011

Free salad bar coupon from Ruby Tuesday

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Ruby Tuesday has been giving away hundreds of thousands of free hamburgers through Facebook. Now, the chain is offering coupons for free salad bar add-ons for the first 100,000 to visit its fan page on Facebook.com.

"Like" the page, enter your info and the coupon will be e-mailed to you.

Click here for the deal.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 28, 2011

Sign up to test Pottermore.com, J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter website

Want to get a first look at J.K. Rowling's new Pottermore.com website before it launches in October?

The first million fans to to complete an online challenge on Sunday, July 31, (Harry Potter's birthday) will get access to the beta version of the new Harry Potter website, which is a collaboration with Sony.

Rowling has written new material and promises to bring all your favorite characters to life where you can join Hogwarts, visit Diagon Alley, cast spells, mix potions and more at the free site.

The registrations will go will go faster than a Golden Snitch, so sign up now to get an e-mail reminder on Sunday so you can be one of the first to get experience the new magical online fun.

Click here for the deal.

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Free lasagna at Buca di Beppo on Thursday

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Get free lasagna with a coupon when you dine at Buca di Beppo restaurants on Thursday, July 28, to celebrate National Lasagna Day.

According to our foodie pal John Tanasychuk over on the Sup: Eating Around South Florida Blog, the chain is giving away free lunch-size portions with the purchase of any pasta or entree today. John T. reports that two other Florida restaurants are celebrating with offers for half-priced lasagna today, too. Read his blog to find out more.

Click here for the the deal. There are locations in Davie, Wellington and Orlando.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 27, 2011

Microsoft gives away 1 million free Microsoft Points for Xbox.com

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Microsoft is giving away 1 million Microsoft Points to celebrate the Games for Windows addition to the Microsoft Marketplace on Xbox.com.

Get 400 free Microsoft points (valued at $4.99) when your purchase any Games for Windows title for your PC. The "Deal of the Week" is "Section 8: Prejudice" for $7.49. Click here to browse the library of new releases and bargain games.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on Aug. 1.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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Free $10 ticket to 'Cowboys & Aliens' with DVD purchase

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Purchase select DVDs from Amazon.com and get a free $10 ticket to see "Cowboys & Aliens," starring the sizzling, hot Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde.

There are 35 DVDs on the list, from classics like "E.T." and "Jaws" to "Inglourious Basterds" and "King Kong," with a few as cheap as $7.99.

Make your purchase from the list and when the DVD is shipped, you will get an e-mail with a promo code to redeem online at CowboysandAliensMovieCash.com for the free admission valued at up to $10. (See the list of participating theaters at EMovieCash.com.)

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on Sept. 25.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 26, 2011

New York & Company: Buy one pair jeans, get second 75 percent off

bootcut%20jeans.jpgNew York & Company is offering a jeans promotion: buy one, get a second pair 75 percent off.

These curvy bootcut jeans are $49.95 for the first pair; the second pair would cost about $12.

Buying jeans can be confusing these days because there are so many different styles: dark denim, washed and worn denim, bootcut legs, skinny legs. Preview the styles at
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July 25, 2011

Back-to-school: Two free backpacks at Office Max (up to $284 value)

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Score up to two free backpacks at Office Max by using Maxperks Bonus Rewards. Depending on what you purchase, that's a value of up to $284 which can be used on future purchases at OfficeMax. That's a lot of printer ink!

The offer is good for a refund on up to two backpacks, totes and messengers if you join the rewards program. The refund will posted to your account in September. The rewards are available only for items marked with the MaxPerks Bonus Rewards symbol, so be sure what you purchase is eligible for a Reward Card redeemable toward future purchases at OfficeMax.

We like the Swiss Gear Pegasus 17-inch Computer Backpack, top right, selling for $89.99 for our highschooler. For Mom, how about the Mobile Edge 16'' Komen Paris Backback, bottom, for $142.99.
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Even though school doesn't start for another month, smart shoppers supersize their savings by grabbing these deals as they come up. Also, if you're in the market for a new laptop bag for yourself, now is the time to buy!

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on July 30. Click here to join MaxPerks Rewards. Rewards expire one year from date of issue.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 24, 2011

50 percent off Kellogg's cereal at Publix and score $50 in gift cards

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Publix is selling all Kellogg's ready-to-eat cereals a for 50 percent off through Sunday, July 24.

We have a scenario where you can use coupons and save even more and score $50 in free Mastercard Gift Cards through Kellogg's Gas Reward Program. (You don't have to spend the gift cards on gas, they're good on anything and anywhere the Mastercards are accepted.)

1. Sign up for $11.45 in Kellogg's coupons savings. There are two $1 off couons in the Sunday, July 24, paper. (On Saturday, I got two free bags of marshmallows from a coupon stuck (peely) to the front of Rice Krispies boxes, too.)

2. Coupon: Save 70 cents on new FiberPlus Caramel Pecan Crunch cereal (Note: This cereal is not eligible for the gift card promo.)

3. Kellogg's Gas Reward Program: Get up to $50 back in Mastercard gift cards when you purchase 19 paticipating brands of cereal. The offer expires on Dec. 31.

Happy shopping!

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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Spirit passes along air tax savings; JetBlue offers refunds

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Miramar-based Spirit Airlines is passing FAA air tax savings along to its customers and JetBlue is offering refunds, in certain instances after Congress failed to keep the Federal Aviation Administration running on Friday.

The expiration of federal excise taxes created a tax holiday that could have saved consumers up to $25 on a $300 fares, according to news reports. But most airlines instead chose to raise fares by more than 7 percent and keep the tax money, with the exception of Spirit, Frontier, Virgin and Alaska Airlines.

In an e-mail on Saturday, Spirit said it was passing along customers' share of $200 million per week in tax savings, inviting them to book fares and save up to $50 per ticket, in some instances. The airline also is encouraging customers to contact their representatives in Congress and urge lawmakers to reauthorize the FAA.

Meanwhile, JetBlue is offering to refund, in some instances, the air tax.
In a Travel Alert posted Friday evening on the JetBlue website, the airline offers to refund air taxes for travel booked before Saturday, July 23. The alerts instruct customers to e-mail the company to request a refund for travel scheduled through Friday, July 29:

According to the alert: "If you are scheduled to travel with us within the next seven (7) days, and would like to request a refund on the recently expired taxes, please email us at dearjetblue@jetblue.com with your name and confirmation number. Please also include "Expired Tax Refund Request" in the subject line of your email. We will then process your request in the order in which it was received based on the guidance provided by the Federal Government."

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 23, 2011

Arby's Classic Roast Beef Sandwich for 64 cents on Saturday

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Get a Classic Roast Beef Sandwich for 64 cents with a 22-ounce drink purchase at Arby's on Saturday, July 23, with a coupon.

The chain is celebrating its anniversay with the one-day special.

Click here for the deal and check out other 20 free and cheap food deals.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 21, 2011

Makeup lesson: Pro shows how to get the perfect cat eye in a wink using liquid liner


Make Up For Ever, the official makeup sponsor of 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, tested its high-performing 100 percent waterproof Aqua Liner ($23 at Sephora.com) on runway models at doezes of shows in Miami Beach in nearly 100-degree heat last week.

Aqua Liner, created and inspired by our own magic city for this year's swim shows, joins the awesome French brand's Aqua collection for face, lips and eyes. The new eyeliner is a real showstopper. It comes in 15 fab shades of matt, diamond and iridescent looks that won’t smudge or run when wet or while tooling around our hot, humid SoFla town. The liner contains special polymers that create a flexible film that locks water, tears and sweat out. Our testers raved about the product.

On Monday, we caught up with Make Up For Ever’s South Florida-based makeup master Damian Castellanos before the final shows for a quick lesson on how to get that perfect cat eye using liquid liner.

Pro tips: “Always apply waterproof liner (or other waterproof products) to bare, clean eyes and skin, which means no moisturizer, no eye cream, no eye shadow, nothing,” Castellanos says. "Use sunscreen, or moisturizer after you apply the waterproof makeup. You can apply the liner over other waterproof products, like our Aqua cream. Just be sure the first product is dry."

"Aqua Liner has 50 percent more polymers than the average brand, so be sure to shake well to mix them up. The polymers give it flexibility and comfort. It's great for contact lens wearers."

Get it straight: “Divide the eye into three parts; begin by applying liner in the center first, establishing the thickness of the line. Next, at the outer corner, draw the tail in a 90-degree line from the top down to the outer corner and connect to the center line and fill it in. Finish by connecting the center line to the inside corner of the lid, let dry for two minutes, then add shadow and mascara to complete the look,” Castellanos says. "Don't be afraid! Just keep a few Q-tips handy to quickly correct mistakes."

Just like that, you’re at cat!

RATING: Aqua Liner gets a 10 from our Pretty Good Idea testers who found the applicator brush helps in a smooth application. One contact-lens wearer who isn't usually able to comfortably tolerate eyeliner gave it rave reviews, too.

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Hundreds of Kindle books on sale for 99 cents on Amazon.com

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Amazon.com is having "The Big Deal" Kindle book sale, offering 900 titles for 99 cents to $3.99 through Wednesday, July 27.

Catch up on your summer reading and score "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Seth Grahme-Smith's twist on the classic Jane Austen tale, for under a buck. It was $12.95. We can personally recommend the excellent "The Black Echo" by Sun Sentinel alum and best-selling author Michael Connelly, for 99 cents.

Also, you don't need an expensive e-book reader. Just download a free Kindle app for your Mac, PC or mobile device.

Click here for the deal.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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Free deluxe sample of Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator on Thursday

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We love free beauty products and this one's fabulous because it's from one of our favorite beauty brands known for its cutting-edge skincare technology.

Get a free deluxe sample of Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator on Thursday, July 21 at any department store.

Just visit any Estée Lauder counter today and grab your free sample. This new, oil-free facial serum, $58, is a real problemsolver for a variety of skin issues. It promises you'll see a more radiant complexion in two weeks by helping to reduce redness, acne marks, dark spots, sun spots and discolorations. The gentle formula is designed to work on all skin types and ethnicities.

The new serum is a companion product to EL's Idealist Cooling Eye Illuminator, $58, which promises to reduce the look of dark circles, under-eye puffiness and fine lines so you look more rested. It has a patented applicator that helps reduce swelling. It comes in two shades.

Try the serum for free and see if it works! You've got nothing to lose but some ugly brown spots.

Click here for the deal.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 20, 2011

Italian designer event at Saks through Thursday

Italian%20designers.jpgItalians do everything better: food, fashion, fun. But that's just my opinion.

Get Italian designer fashion for 70 percent off at a special Saks Fifth Avenue's online event, "Fashion Fix," -- starting at noon today, Wednesday, July 20, through noon Thursday, July 21.

Speed your Ferrari, or your minivan, to: Italian Designer Event


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American Express Facebook program offers big savings at Outback, H&M, Travelocity and more

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American Express has introduced a new social media savings program through Facebook.com offering significant statement credits when you make purchases at popular retailers like Whole Foods Market, Outback Steakhouse, H&M, Sports Authority, Travelocity and more.

Introduced Tuesday, American Express' new "Link, Like, Love" application on Facebook offers serious couponless savings that show up as credits on your statment when you link you account and choose the merchants offers you like best.

Here's some of the deals:

Carrabba's Italian Grill: Sepnd $50 or more and get $10 back
H&M: Spent $75 or more and get $10 back
Outback Steakhouse: Spend $25 and get $10 back
Travelocity: Spend $350 and save 20 percent off hotels
Dunkin Donuts: Spend $20, get $2 back
Whole Foods: Spend $20, get $5 back
Sports Authority: Spend $50, get $20 back

Others on the list: 20th Century Fox, Lord & Taylor, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Virgin America, Bonefish Grill, Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Celebrity Cruises, Lenovo and 1-800-FLOWERS.

How it works: Visit the Am-Ex Facebook page, link your account to the new program and the app offers a list of savings offers to choose from. Choose as many as you like. After you select your favorite deals, use your card to pay at those retailers (typically within one month) and you'll automatically get a credit on your monthy statement. No coupons are necessary. LIKE!

Also, if you use coupons on top of the AM EX deals, you can really stack up the savings. For instance, join Outback's e-mail club and get a coupon for $5 off two entrees.

Click here for the deal. You must have an American Express card to participate. Savings offers are valid for one month from the time you choose them.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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Free $10 gas card with Energizer Battery purchase

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Energizer Batteries is offering $10 gas cards when with the purchase of select batteries through Facebook.

Get a $10 prepaid Discover Gas Reward Card when you purchase two specially marked 4-packs of of Energizer Ultimate Lithium or Advanced Lithium batteries in AA or AAA sizes.

Enter the codes inside the packages online at the Energizer Facebook page to get your reward card. Use the card at any retailer who accepts Discover. (Hint: You don't need to buy gas!)

Considering we're heading into the most active part of hurricane season (August), you may as well get more for your battery buck. Plus, I love when these offers are online, requiring no paperwork.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on Jan. 31.

You also can redeem three codes and get a $10 iTunes gift card.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 19, 2011

45 bonus e-gift cards for free with purchases at Walmart

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Get Walmart bonus e-gift cards with the purchase of 45 products, from baby toys to reading glasses to video games and electronics.

Depending on your purchase, score from $5 to $50 in bonus cards. We like the $20 bonus card with a preorder of "Madden NFL '12" for $59.96.

Click here for the deal.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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$10 off at Macy's with donation to Reading Is Fundamental

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Get $10 off $50 purchase coupon at Macy's when you make a $3 donation to the Reading Is Fundamental program. You have to make the donation at the store to get the coupon.

Macy's "Be Book Smart" program aims to provide 1 million free books to children in need and will give 100 percent of your $3 donation the nonprofit childrens' literacy organizaiton..

RIF distributed 15 million books to kids in 2010, according to RIF.org. The organization estimates that nearly two-thirds of American low-income families own no books.

You can help change that with your donation and net $7 in savings in the process with the coupon.

Also, visit the Macy's Facebook fan page and enter the BeBookSmart Sweepstakes for a chance to ewin a weekly $500 Macy's gift card.

Click here for the deal. NOTE: If you donate online, you won't get the coupon. The offer ends on July 31.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 18, 2011

Free $5 Amazon Instant Video credit

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Want to see "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" for free? If you have a Twitter account, you can get a free $5 credit for Amazon Instant Video and rent the movie at Amazon.com. Or, choose from 100,000 other movies or TV shows on your computer or television.

Click the link below and follow the steps to connect your Twitter account to Amazon.com and you'll get the credit.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on July 19.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 17, 2011

Free $5 Footlocker gift card with Gatorade purchase at Walgreens

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Attention coaches, athletes and team moms! Get a free $5 Footlocker gift card when you purchase Gatorade products at Walgreens.

Buy $10 in Gatorade products in a singe transaction and you'll get a code at checkout that you can redeem online to get the Footlocker gift card.

There is a limit of one gift card per code per purchase transaction, so it looks like you can get multiple gift cards with multiple $10 purchases.

The gift cards will come in handy for back-to-school shopping.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on Aug. 31; codes must be redeemed by Sept. 30.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 16, 2011

Coupons and mobile savings passes to Macy's, Kohl's, Target, JC Penney, Big Lots and more

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If you're heading out shopping this weekend, here's a few ways to save. We've also included links on how to get coupons on your mobile phone so you don't have to hassle with printing and carrying them to the store. Just show the barcode on your phone at the register to be scanned. Try 'em out. (Also, don't forget to sign up for Shop-O-Matic's alerts by texting DEALS to 23539.)

JC Penney: $10 of fat $50 purchase; expires Aug. 10; or text NEW10 to 527365 to get a mobile coupon.

Macy's: Extra 15 percent off all sale and clearance home items; expires July 24

Target: Get mobile coupons by texting COUPONS to 827438. These are good at Publix too!

Old Navy: 25 percent off a single item through Facebook; Text

Kohl's: $10 Kohl's Cash for every $50 your spend; expires July 17.

KMart: Sign up for mobile alerts and coupons.

IKEA: Sign up for e-mails and text alerts.

Office Depot: $10 off $50; expires July 18. Text OFFER to 33768.

Lane Bryant: Save 30 percent off entire purchase through Facebook; expires July 17.

Big Lots: 20 percent off entire purchase on Sunday only; expires July 17

Express: $10 off $20 or $20 off $60 purchase; expires July 17; or Text EXPLUCKY TO 397737 to get mobile coupons.

Payless Shoes: Text PAYLESS to 747474.

Babies R Us: Text BABIES9 to 30364

Bath & Body Works: Text BBW to 588229

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text alerts.

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July 15, 2011

Free ticket to "Winnie the Pooh" in theaters with DVD purchase

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Get a free ticket (valued at $8 or $12) to see "Winnie the Pooh" at participating theaters with purchase of select Disney DVD titles through the Disney Movie Rewards program. The new, animated, G-rated movie opens on Friday.

Here's how to get the deal:

To get a $12 ticket: Purchase DVDs of "Bambi Diamond Edition 2-Disc DVD," "Tinker Bell," "Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue," 'Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure," "Ponyo" "Bolt," or "Alice In Wonderland Special Anniversary Edition."

To get an $8 ticket: "G-Force," "Brother Bear 2," "Dinosaur, Meet The Robinsons," "Leroy & Stitch," "Lilo & Stitch Big Wave Edition," and "Bedtime Stories."

Then join Disney Movie Rewards and enter the special code from the DVD to print your ticket voucher.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Aug. 13.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and get mobile alerts: Text DEALS to 23539.

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July 14, 2011

Free luxury facials at Sue Devitt at Bloomingdales in Boca on Friday

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Our friends over at Sue Devitt Beauty at Bloomingdales in Boca Raton alerted us to a wonderful offer for free luxury facials on Friday, July 15, to preview the brand's new Microquatic Marine Crystal Collagen Masque, the latest addition to the Crystal Collagen collection. Space is limited.

This is a perfect sumemr pick-me-up! Book an appointment to be pampered and relax with a super luxurious Microquatic Luminous Facial. Slots are available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and beverages and light bites will be served. Plus, you get a deluxe gift with any $75 or more purchase.

Sue Devitt Beauty skin care and makeup is amazing and has been top-rated by Sun Sentinel beauty testers.

Book your facial appointment by call 561-394-2273 and ask for Geordie or Jen. Space is limited; Bloomingdales is located at the Town Center in Boca Raton, 5840 Glades Road.

P.S. In Orlando, Sue Devitt Beauty can be found in Macy's at Florida Mall and the Mall of Millenia. Check it out ladies, it's an awesome brand.

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Save 10 cent a gallon on gas with Walmart fuel program

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Walmart has introduced the "Great Gas Rollback" fuel-savings program where customers can save 10 cents a gallon on gas and diesel at South Florida Murphy USA stations located in Pompano Beach, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach and Hialeah and at a number of filling stations in Central Florida, too. The program is being offers in 19 other states.

Buy the fuel with a Walmart credit card and receive a 10-cent-a-gallon rebate. Use a reloadable Walmart gift card or MoneyCard and get a 5-cent-a-gallon discount.

Click here for the deal and click on the "Florida Gas Program" link to see the list of 80 stations. The program ends on Sept. 30. Click here to apply for a Walmart credit card or to purchase a gift card of MoneyCard.

Several retailers offer ways to save on gas: CVS and Winn-Dixie and Kellogg's also have fuel savings programs.

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Free tall drink at Starbucks with VIA Iced Coffee purchase

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Get a free Tall (12-ounce) drink of your choice at participating Starbucks stores today through Sunday when you purchase a box of the new Starbucks VIA Iced Coffee.

The new, pre-sweetened medium-roast instant coffee, in regular and caramel flavors, comes in a five pack and costs $5.95. Just add it to 16-ounces of water, throw in some ice cubes and you have a cool caffeinated drink to enjoy anytime, anywhere. The chain also has introduced for a limited time an Iced Coffee Blend you can brew at home.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Sunday, July 17.

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July 13, 2011

Get your glam on at the Make Up For Ever Lash Lounge in South Beach on Saturday

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Want to look and feel like a supermodel? Then get your glam on at the Make Up For Ever Lash Lounge at Sephora South Beach on Saturday during Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Swim, which gets underway Thursday through Monday.

Pick out a pair of custom lashes for $15 at the store and they'll be custom fitted and applied by Make Up For Ever's professional "Lash Tenders." Be sure to check out the "Miami Lashes," right. These sparkly fringes were designed especially for use on the models showing designer swimsuit creations on the runways in Miami Beach.

The Lash Lounge fun gets started from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, July 16, at Sephora South Beach, 721 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305-532-0904. No RSVP is necessary.

Also, check out the other events open to the public during MBFW/Swim listed on Rod Hagwood's Fashion blog.

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Free Garlic Lover's Chicken Breast at Panda Express

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Make any purchase at Panda Express and get a free order of Garlic Lover's Chicken Breast at with a coupon good on Wedneday, July 13.

The tasty new menu item is chicken breast wok-tossed with broccoli, baby corn, and red bell peppers in a black bean sauce with lots of garlic.

Click here for the deal. There are locations all over Central and South Florida.

For other free food deals, click here.

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July 12, 2011

Take advantage of "appliance wars" in South Florida

washer%20fridge.jpgIf you're in need of a new refrigerator, washer/dryer or TV this summer, you're in luck. South Florida retailers are turning up the heat on competition.

Sears has a 15 percent sale on its Kenmore-brand refrigerators, washers and dryers -- plus 10 percent of Whirlpool and KitchenAid appliances, through Saturday, July 16. Sears also is planning a "big price drop" promotion, targeting South Florida stores, through Labor Day weekend, according to an email from Euro RSCG Worldwide PR.

Meanwhile, newcomer hhgregg is holding "grand openings" of its nine South Florida stores at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Hhgregg is opening stores in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Pembroke Pines, Boca Raton, Wellington, West Palm Beach, Aventura, Hialeah and Miami.

A visitor to hhgregg's Boca Raton store, at 20841 State Rd. 7, tells me the store is offering special opening prices.


Best Buy has Frigidare refrigerators on sale and offering 15 percent on washer/dryer pairs.

And you always want to check BrandsMart USA, which is currently holding its "Christmas in July" sale on items including appliances.

Remember to shop around, especially before investing hundreds or even thousands of dollars in an appliance. And some competitors will match prices so if you find a model you like at one store, but the price is better at another -- that's worth a try.

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Magical Harry Potter marathon or double feature at South Florida theaters

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Cinemark Theatres are conjuring up a Harry Potter marathon on Wednesday and Thursday for $38 in Boca Raton, Davie and Orlando. Or, see a special double feature of "Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2" on Thursday.

MARATHON: See all eight movies (screening in 2D, 3D and XD) back-to-back on the silver screen beginning Wedneday and finishing up with a 12:01 a.m. Friday showing of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II" at Cinemark Palace 20 in Boca Raton, Cinemark Paradise 24 in Davie and Cinemark Festival Bay Mall in Orlando.

July 13: "Sorcerer’s Stone" at 11 a.m., "Chamber of Secrets" at 2:15 p.m., "Prisoner of Azkaban" at 5:45 p.m. and "Goblet of Fire" at 8:30 p.m.

July 14': "Order of the Phoenix" at 2:15 p.m., "Half Blood Prince" at 5 p.m., "Deathly Hallows Part I" at 9 p.m. and... drum roll ,please!..."Deathly Hallows Part 2" in 2D or 3D at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

The marathon costs $38; ticket holders can get deals on concessions, such as $1 drink and popcorn refills and $2 hot dogs. The first 20 people in line get special Potter prizes, too.

DOUBLE FEATURE: If you don't want to spend two days, Cinemark is offering a special screening of Part I and Part II on Thurday at 9 p.m. and 12:01 a.m. (early Friday) for $15 in Davie, Boca, Boynton Beach and Orlando.

Click here for the deal to buy tickets online or visit the theater box office.

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July 11, 2011

40 percent off Ann Taylor shorts

Ann%20Taylor%20shorts.jpgBe comfortable, yet stylish this summer with 40 percent off shorts at Ann Taylor Stores. No code is needed online.

We can never have enough shorts in South Florida, where it is currently hot, hot, hot! But there's no reason to pay full price with so many retailers and sales around.

I like these dressy, silky shorts, but there are more casual styles available. You'll also find 50 percent off already-reduced items online and in stores at Ann Taylor.

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Four free tickets to new Harry Potter film with printer purchase at Office Max

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Office Max is offering four free tickets to see "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" valued at up to $48 along with a $20 instant rebate when you purchase one of two models of Kodak All-in-One printers.

If you're planning on seeing the movie anyway and are in the market for a printer, this is a great offer.

Grab the Kodak ESP-5250 All-in-One Printer for $109.99. After deducting the $48 movies tickets, that makes the printer just $61.99. Or opt for the Kodak ESP-2170 Office All-in-One for $129.99; once you deduct the $48 tickets, it's $81.99.

You can purchase the printers online or in stores. You'll get the free movie tickets via a code you redeem through Fandango.com.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on July 16 or while supplies last.

Also, click here for a link to a coupon for $5 off $25 purchase at Office Max good through July 16. (That should help pay for popcorn!)

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Black Friday in July sale at Target.com on Friday

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Target is having an online "Back in Black Friday" sale at midnight on Friday, July 15, promising big savings on electronics, toys, home goods, beauty and furniture.

Some of the items being offered in limited quantities: 20 percent off Xbox 360 consoles and Kitchenaid mixers and 40 percent off A.J. Henckels knife sets and 50 percent of patio sets.

Click here to preview the sale. Don't forget to set your alarm on Thursday!

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July 10, 2011

Free e-cookbook "Best of Betty Crocker 2011 Summer"

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Looking for some summertime meal inspiration? Then check out the free e-cookbook “Best of Betty Crocker 2011 Summer” with quick and easy ideas for cool summer salads, grilled recipes and yummy desserts.

I’m going to try the Grilled Ribs With Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce tonight.

As a bonus, you’ll also get the best of spring recipes, too.

Click here for the deal. If you like it, download and save it.

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July 9, 2011

Enter to win Make Up For Ever Faux Lashes during Mercedes-Benz swim week

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Want to look and feel like a supermodel? Then enter our exclusive Shop-O-Matic contest for a chance for you and a friend to win a VIP visit to the "Make Up For Ever Lash Lounge" at Sephora South Beach from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim week.

One lucky Shop-O-Matic winner and her best pal will get catwalk ready when they get to design a pair of Make Up For Ever Faux Lashes at the Lash Lounge Party at Sephora South Beach. Once you pick your pair, they'll be custom fitted and applied by Make Up For Ever's professional "Lash Tenders." The winners also will get a complimentary makeup session to get their glam on just like the models in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim shows being held on July 14-16.

But wait, there's more! Make Up For Ever also will give away three pairs of "Miami Lash" eyelashes, top right, valued at $15, to three lucky runner-ups, too! These sparkly fringes were designed especially for use on the models showing designer swimsuit creations in the fashion shows.

HOW TO WIN: Enter for your chance to win by visiting our Sentinel Deals Facebook fan page and telling us why you think you deserve to win. Then, get all your friends to "like" your comment. The entry with the most likes by midnight on Sunday, July 10, wins! The next top three with the most likes win the Miami Lash eyelashes.

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Also, everyone is invited to attend the Lash Lounge Party to pick out a pair of custom lashes for $15 and get professional help in fitting and applying them.

The fun gets started from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, July 16 at Sephora South Beach, 721 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305-532-0904. No RSVP is necessary.

For the third year, Make Up For Ever is the official makeup sponsor at Swim Week, which is being held in Miami Beach. The brand also has introduced its newest product, Aqua Liner, $23, right, which was inspired by our very own Magic City! This high-performing waterproof eyeliner comes in 15 fab shades of matte, iridescent and diamond looks. It also has a "Precise-Tip" applicator to help keep you on the straight and narrow. Best part: It won't smudge or run, in the pool and ocean or while out and about our hot, humid town.

Make Up For Ever is carried exclusively at Sephora stores or online at Sephora.com.

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Shop at Sam's Club online for free through Sunday

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Sam's Club is inviting nonmembers of the warehouse club to shop online for free through Sunday, July 10.

Get all the savings benefits paid members get and never leave the house or spend a dime on gas! With the price of fuel, we all should be shopping online more.

Click here for the deal and to find a club near you.

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July 8, 2011

Launch your Face in Space on space shuttle Atlantis on Friday

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Hitch a "ride" to the International Space Station and get a free commemorative flight certificate when space shuttle Atlantis blasts off, scheduled for lift off at 11:35 a.m. on Friday, July 8, compliments of NASA's "Face in Space" program.

NASA will launch your name and/or uploaded photograph on the historic final mission of Atlantis STS-135, which is the 135th and final mission of the shuttle program.

Did you know the first iPhone is flying in space on this mission? Makes you wonder if the crew with have some Facetime in Space?

After the launch, check back after July 20 to get a commemorative flight certificate signed by mission commander Chris Ferguson.

After you upload your photo, it appears in the shuttle's window and then a countown begins and an animated liftoff occurs. After the "launch" a certificate appears that you can print with the link to get the signed certificate.

While on the site, check on misssion status, view photographs, space out watching NASA TV, even follow the commander and crews on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here to go to NASA's "Face in Space" page and click the "Participate" button to upload your name and photo.

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Score $100 mystery bag for $20 at Old Navy on Saturday

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If you love surprises, then this deal's for you!

Old Navy is offering "Mega Deal Bags" filled with merchandise valued at up to $125 for $20 on Saturday morning.

Pop into Old Navy early to get your grab bag filled with mystery merch. The limit is two per customer and all sales are final.

Click here for the deal.

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July 7, 2011

Pumps: big platforms or smaller heels?

Platform pumps are back, according to shoe seller DSW, but who can wear those things?
What's your preference?

I like high heels, but increasingly, they're not liking me. Still, pretty pairs like these JS by Jessica Oscar printed pumps, at a price of $59.95 are hard to pass up: DSW%20pumps.jpg

See other pumps and heels at DSW Shoes or local stores in Boca Raton, Coconut Creek, Davie, Pembroke Pines, Aventura and Miami.

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Coupon: BOGO Real Fruit Smoothie or Frappe at McDonald's

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Cool off with a coupon for a buy one, get one free any size Real Fruit Smoothie, Frozen Strawberry Lemonade or Frappe at participating McDonald's.

Try out the new Mango Pineapple smoothie, which was just introduced for summer.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on July 31.

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July 5, 2011

Free shampoo and style at Ulta Beauty salons on Wednesday, Thursday ($30 value)

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The Salon at Ulta Beauty is offering appointments for a free shampoo, blowout and & style to get "big volume" or a free shampoo & curly style. Both offerings feature products and tools from Sexy Hair, Solano, TGI and Hot Tools in stores on Wednesday and Thursday, July 6 and 7. The service is valued at $30.

Make an appointment for the free services to get from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. You must prebook the appointment and space is limited.

Click here to find a salon location and make your appointment.

I did this when it was offered using Fekkai styling products June and had a wonderful appointment with Joe at the new Fort Lauderdale store. Call today to get your appointment and try it out! You'll love how you look!

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Coupon Chaos: Share your super saver deals

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It's time for Coupon Chaos where Shop-O-Matic Super Savers offer "extreme coupon" deals. Share your best savings tips with us!

Here's my deal: Score two Schick Hydro 5 Razors (valued at $12.98) for $1.98 at Target. Target is offering a $5 gift card (listed on Page 3 of this week's flyer) with purchase of two razors this week.

Here's how: Print two $3 off manufacturer coupons from Schick's Facebook fan page (hit the back button to print a second one). Buy two razors at $6.49 each using both coupons; get a $5 Target gift card, making them $1.98.

What's your deal? Tell us how and where you are saving this week in the comments.

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Free Nintendo Wii remote controller jackets

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Nintendo is offering free Wii remote video controller jackets to customers who own the popular video game console. The jackets cost $3.25 each in the Nintendo store.

Nintendo includes the jackets in boxes of new hardware but will give them to Wii owners who purchased systems prior to this addition.

Provide the serial number located on the back of your Wii console and Nintendo will send you the goods.

Click here for the deal.

"Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook and learn how you can win a Shop-O-Matic VIP Day of Beauty and $350 Sue Devitt Gift Basket!

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July 4, 2011

Dillard's Boynton Beach store on sale

Kate%20Landry%20clutch.jpgDillard's in Boynton Beach has everything in the store on sale this July 4th weekend, with most items 20 percent or 30 percent off. This includes aisles and aisles of shoes; jewelry, handbags, women's clothing and many other items.

"Everything must go," one sign says, referring to an "inventory clearance." Here's a Kate Landry clutch for only $22.75.

Check it out, but also watch for deeper discounts in coming weeks. Of course, there will be less of a selection as bargain shoppers discover the entire store is on sale.

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Coupon: Free Pantene shampoo or conditioner ($4.99 value)

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Get a coupon for a free Pantene shampoo or conditioner valued at $4.99 by sending an e-mail. The company had some technical glitches giving away freebies through its Facebook fan page and is making the offer for loyal fans.

Send an e-mail to Pantene.im@pg.com with your name, address and e-mail and you'll get the coupon for the free Pantene.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on July 5.

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Celebrate July 4th with free, cheap food at Boston Market, Burger King and more

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It's America's birthday today and what's more American than free and cheap food? Here's are a few dining options before the fireworks begin:

Boston Market: Two coupons for 50 percent of an individual meal or 25 percent off a family meal. Expires July 4.

Arby's: Coupon for buy one, get one free Jamocha Oreo Shake. Expires July 9.

Jamba Juice: Coupon for buy one, get one free smoothie at participating locations. Expires July 18.
Hooters: Get 10 free wings when you buy 10 at participating locations.

Burger King: Get a Original Chicken Sandwich for $1.04 through Monday.

IKEA: Kids get a free combo mean valued at $2.49. No purchase necessary.

Chili's: Kids eat free on July 4.

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July 3, 2011

Coupon: BOGO entree at Smokey Bones

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Eating out tonight? Here's a buy one entree, get one free coupon good at Smokey Bones.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on July 10.

Three ways to keep up with the latest deals: "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and get mobile alerts: Text DEALS to 23539.

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Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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