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Free holiday lattes at Starbucks through Sunday


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Grab your BFF and head to Starbucks for buy-one-get-one free holiday beverages from 2 to 5 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 18. No coupon is necessary.

On the menu: Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread and Caramel Brulée Lattes.

Also, Starbucks is giving away free weekly gifts through Dec. 18. The first one is a four-song Holiday Playlist Collection in iTunes. Unwrap other gifts by signing up through Facebook.

Click here for the BOGO deal.

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Free 60-day membership at BJ's Wholesale Club


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BJ's Wholesale Club offering a free 60-day trial membership with full benefits, one per household for new members.

Try it out. The produce and meat are terrific and you can save on gas, too. Plus, the club offers its own coupons and takes manufacturer coupons so you can save even more money.

There is no surcharge at checkout with this offer. Print the pass and take it to the service desk before you begin shopping. A 12-month club membership costs $50.

Click here for the deal. There are locations in Central and South Florida. The offer ends on Dec. 31.

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Kids eat free at IKEA on Tuesdays


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Kids eat free at IKEA on Tuesdays.

In the restaurant, kids under 12 can pick a combo meal valued at $2.49. No purchase necessary.

Also, on Wednesday in Sunrise, get a free slice of birthday cake with purchase of Swedish Meatballs in the restaurant to celebrate the store's 5th birthday.

On Mondays, before 11 a.m., get a free breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and potatoes.

Click here for the deal. There are locations in Sunrise and Orlando.

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Coupon: 50 percent off at Boston Market on Labor Day


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Kick back and really relax and let Boston Market do the cooking on Monday with a coupon for 50 percent off a family meal. It's good on Labor Day, Sept. 3, only.

Click here for the deal.

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Coupon: $5 off $20 purchase at Walgreens for AARP members


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Save $5 on a $20 purchase at Walgreens when you flash your AARP card.

Make the purchase, show your card and the coupon will be printed on your register receipt. Use it the next time you shop.

A $16-per-year AARP membership also gets you discounts on dining, travel, entertainment, shopping, prescriptions and more. (We especially like the $5.50 popcorn and drink offer at Regal Cinemas.)

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

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Bowl for free for National Bowling Day on Saturday


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Get a free game of bowling good on Saturday, Aug. 11, to celebrate National Bowling Day. The promotions is for everyone, not just kids.

Sign up and a coupon will be emailed to you. You'll also be automatically entered to win an Apple iPad.

Participating Central and South Florida alleys include Brunswick Margate Lanes, Strikers Family Fun Center, AMF Davie Lanes, SpareZ Davie, AMF Pembroke Pines Lanes, AMF Boynton Beach Lanes, Greenacres Bowl, Verdes Tropicana in West Palm Beach and Bird Bowl in Miami.

Click here for the deal.

Meanwhile, kids can bowl two free games a day this summer through KidsBowlFree.com.


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Starbucks Treat Receipt: $2 cold beverages after 2 p.m.


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On Wednesday, Starbucks kicks off its annual Treat Receipt program, offering 16-ounce cold beverages for $2 after 2 p.m. when you make a morning purchase at participating stores.

So, if you buy a Tall Pike's Place at 9 a.m., save your receipt, pop back in at 2 p.m. and and show it to get a Mocha Coconut Frappuccino for $2! Or try the new Starbucks Refreshers in Very Berry Hibiscus or Cool Lime, right.

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

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Half off lasagna at Brio Tuscan Grille on Tuesday


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Brio Tuscan Grille restaurants will pay tribute to National Lasagna Day on Tuesday, July 31, by offering guests lasagna bolognese al forno dishes at half price.

The lasagna dish will drop from its usual $17.95 price to $8.83 on Tuesday only at all four South Florida Brio Tuscan Grille locations and nationwide. National Lasagna Day reservations are recommended.

South Florida Brio locations include Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens.

The promotion is limited to one dish per guest and available for dine-in guests only.
Click here for the deal.

Find more offers with Tasty Tuesday, our weekly roundup of dining deals.


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Free meal from IHOP with online registration


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Sign up for deals and promotions from IHOP online and receive a free meal.

Just enter in your information and a welcome offer will arrive by email within 24 hours of signing up. Registered users will also get a free meal on their birthday and the one-year anniversary of signing up.

Users must be 13 years or older to join. By providing an email, users are opting to receive regular email promotions from IHOP.

Click here for the deal.

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Get $10 back when you spend $50 at Best Buy


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Get a free $10 savings code when you spend $50 or more on movies, music or video games at Best Buy.

The promotion is good for shoppers who order $50 or more online and choose to pick up their purchase in store. Place an order before Friday, Aug. 31 and pick it up at the store to receive the $10 saving code.

The code will be e-mailed to shoppers who quality after picking up their order. It can be redeemed inside stores or online.

Click here for the deal.

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Half off slices at The Cheesecake Factory


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The Cheesecake Factory is celebrating National Cheesecake Day on Monday, July 30 by offering any slice for half the price. The promotion is good for all dine-in guests.

The restaurant chain will debut the Oreo Dream Extreme Cheesecake, which features a layer of vanilla cheesecake loaded with Oreo cookies, layers of fudge cake and Oreo cream mousse, topped with milk chocolate icing and an Oreo cookie wafer. The new cheesecake will be
availble to pre-order on the Cheesecake Factory website starting July 27.

Half off prices are available on July 30 only and are limited to one per guest. To view the deal click here.

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Win free food from Pollo Tropical


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Pollo Tropical will award a free “Create Your Own Family Meal” every hour to those who text “PARENT” to #52198 on Sunday.

The South Florida-based chain is also offering $2 off any Create Your Own Family Meal all day at all restaurant locations to those who text "PARENT" to #52198 Sunday. The promotion is for Sunday only.

The Create Your Own Family Meal is a menu option big enough to share with your entire family.

Click here for the deal.

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Spa deals for Miami Spa Month


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The summer is a time for rest and relaxation. So why not get some rest for cheap?

Miami Spa Month, which runs from July 1 through Aug. 31, promotes deals on spa treatments throughout Miami-Dade County.

Gee Beauty at Bal Halbour shops, Agua with locations at Mondrian in South Beach and Delano on Miami Beach and The Spa at Shore are running $99 packages on facials, massages, manicures and pedicures. Reservations are required.

For a list of promotions and participating spas, click here.

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Free $25 Target gift card with iPad purchase


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Target is offering free gift cards when you buy select Apple products from their stores this week.

Customers that buy a $499.99 iPad will get a free $25 Target gift card. Shoppers get a free $20 gift card with the purchase of an iPod Touch and a $10 gift card for an iPod Nano.

Quantities are limited and there are no rain checks. The deal is limited two per guest.

Click here to see the promotion in Target's circular.

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$2 off $10 or more purchase at Pet Supermarket


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Looking for new some new accessories for your furry friend?

Pet Supermarket is offering $2 off any $10 or more purchase with a valid coupon. The promotion isn’t good with any other coupon and is limited to one per person. The coupon expires July 31.

There are no restrictions on items purchased with the deal.

To print out a coupon, click here. You can also forward it to a friend!

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Free Slurpees at 7-Eleven on Wednesday


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Get free Slurpees on Wednesday to celebrate 7-Eleven's birthday.

Stop in from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at particpating convenience stores and get your super cool treat in your choice of flavors.

This is the 10th year the chain has given away free 7.11-ounce Slurpees for the birthday promotion.

Click here for the deal.

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Free book from Barnes & Noble summer reading program


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Kids can get a free book when they read eight from the Barnes & Noble Imagination's Destination Summer reading program.

Kids read the books, fill out the journal saying why they recommend the book and then turn it in to pick from a list of complimentary titles.

This is a great way to help students retain hard-learned reading skills over the summer. There also is a downloadable parent and teacher activity list with tips and fun ways to help strengthen these critical skills.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends Sept. 4.

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Free popcorn from Muvico Theaters


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Muvico is offering a free popcorn for the first 1,000 fans through Memorial Day weekend through its Facebook page.

Also, sign for Muvico's e-Club and get a coupon good for a free popcorn on your next visit.

Click here for the deal.

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Free lens cloth and cleaner from Walmart Vision Centers


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See things a little clearer with a coupon for a free lens cloth and bottle of cleaner for glasses at Walmart Vision Centers.

Print out the coupon and bring it to one of several locations in Central and South Florida. The offer is one per customer, while supplies last.

Click here for the deal.

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Free reusable tote bag from Target for Earth Day


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In honor of Earth Day on Friday, April 22, Target is giving out free, reusable tote bags on Sunday, April 22. (Visit our roundup of other earth-loving freebies, too.)

Did you know Target gives you 5 cents off your bill for every reusable bag used?

Click here for the deal. The offer is while supplies last.

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Rebate: Free 5-quart bottle of G-Oil motor oil ($26 value)


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Love the planet and get a 5-quart bottle of G-Oil motor oil for free with a rebate. That's a $26 value.

The biodegradable, synthetic motor oil, made by Florida-based Green Earth Technologies, is sold at Walmart stores for $26.

Buy a jug of G-Oil 5W 30, fill out and mail the rebate form with the UPC barcode from the back label with the register receipt dated by May 6to get your money back. Rebates must be postmarked by June 1.

Click here for the rebate form. The offer ends on April 22.

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Starbucks Petites: 2 for $2 through Sunday


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Take two, they’re small.

Get two Petites for $2 at Starbucks coffee shops through Sunday.

The tiny treats are perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up and come in under 200 calories. Pick from cute cake pops in three flavors, Salted Caramel Sweet Squares, or four new dessert flavors: Sugar Walnut and Chocolate Hazelnut Tarts and little Apple and Cherry Pies.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on Sunday, April 22.

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Free 5 pounds of document shredding at Office Depot ($4.95 value)


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Get five pounds of document shredding for free from Office Depot with a coupon. It's a $4.95 value.

One pound of paper is roughly 100 sheets or 1/2-inch stack. If you're cleaning out files for tax season, this is a great way to protect your sensitive personal information.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on April 28.

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Free meals at IHOP when you join e-mail club


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Get free meals at IHOP when you join the chain's Pancake Revolution e-mail club.

Sign up and you'll get a coupon in about 24 hours for a free meal valued at $7.99. Also, you'll get two additional free meals on your birthday and on the anniversary of when you join.

Join today and you'll get your coupon in about 24 hours. Just in time for a free breakfast on the weekend!

Click here for the deal.

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Free Rita's Italian Ice, Outback Bloomin' Onion on Tuesday


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On Tuesday, March 20, spring has sprung and you can get two treats and eats today to celebrate the first day of spring:

Rita’s: From noon to 9 p.m., to get a free, regular-sized ice. The chain’s been giving out its signature product, which comes in more than 30 flavors, for 20 years. Last year, they gave away 1.2 million freebies on the first day of spring. There are locations in Central and South Florida.

Outback Steakhouse: Get a free Bloomin' Onion with purchase when you mention the "Bloom Into Spring" offer to your server. One per table our takeout order.

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Free Just for Men Touch of Gray with rebate ($9.50 value)


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Try Just for Men Touch of Gray hair color for free with a rebate valued at $9.50.

Purchase any Touch of Gray product before Dec. 31 and mail with the rebate form your original cash register receipt with the price circled along with the UPC barcode from the box to get your money back.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Febreze Noticeables Oil Warmer with rebate


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Get a free aFebreze Noticeables Oil Warmer valued at $3.50 with a rebate.

Buy the warmer, send in the receipt and UPC code with the form to get your money.
You have plenty of time. The offer is good through June 30. The rebate must be postmarked by July 15. Follow the directions exactly to get your money back!

Click here for the deal.

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Free '2012 Consumer Action Handbook'


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Be a more savvy shopper and educate yourself with a helpful, free copy of the "2012 Consumer Action Handbook" from the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) at USA.gov.

The updated 160-page guide, which is available in English and Spanish, is due out in March. It's packed with useful consumer information on everything from home buying to banking to insurance and employment. It also tells how to file a consumer complaint, explains credit and investing and gives tips on preventing identity theft.

Perhaps most useful is the Consumer Assistance Directory. It's a valuable resource on contact information for federal and state government agencies, car manufacturers, corporate consumer offices, Better Business Bureaus, natioanl consumer organizations and trade groups.

You can download a PDF of the 2011 edition or pre-order up to 10 free copies of the 2012 guide to be mailed in March. You also can download e-reader formats (epub and mobi), too.

Click here for the deal.

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Free 12-pack of Taster's Choice coffee


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Taster's Choice is offering up to a dozen free, single serve instant coffee sticks through Facebook.

Register (it just took a few seconds) and get two six-pack samples of Taster's Choice instant coffee sticks in assorted flavors; the offer is good for two per household.

Click here for the deal. Samples should arrive in 6-8 weeks.

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Half off at Dairy Queen for Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday and Saturday


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There could be a Blizzard on Wednesday or even Saturday!

Of ice cream, of course. Dairy Queen is having Customer Appreciation Days on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 28.

Get half-off everything or select items at participating Central and South Florida locaitons; participation and deals vary by store, so click the link to see what each one has going and on what day.

Click here for the deal.

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Free box of Kleenex Tissues for you and a friend


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Send a free box of Kleenex Tissues to a friend or loved one and get one for yourself.

Tissues always come in handy, especially during cold and flu season and these colorful little boxes are adorable and are terrific for the car.

When you register, be sure to have both addresses handy if you're sending one. Kleenex has offered this freebie in the past; my mom loved the one I sent her.

Click here for the deal.

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Samsung Galaxy Tablets for $199 from CowBoom.com


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Firesale! Score a pre-owned Samsung Galaxy Tablets for $199.99 from CowBoom.com. New tablets usually sell for $429. The deals on tablets change as items sell out.

It's tough to beat these deals of the day on highly-rated Android and Sprint 3G tablets. The units have minor scratches and scuffs but are otherwise in good condition. Another offer is on an Archos 7 8GB Home Android 7-inch Tablet for $89.99. It lists for $269.99.

CowBoom is the scratch-and-dent outlet for Best Buy.

Click here for the deal. Shipping adds $5.

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12 chocolate-dipped strawberries for $10 from Edible Arrangements (was $25)


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Edible Arrangements is offering a box of 12 pieces of gourmet chocolate-dipped fruit for $10 through Jan. 22. The box usually sells for $25.

Here's how to get it: Call or order online and stop by the store to pick up your order. There's no limit to the number of boxes you can order. Fruit selection will vary and orders must be picked up no later than Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Click here for the deal. The offers ends Sunday, Jan. 22. There are locations all over Central and South Florida.

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Free download of The Holy Bible with bonus video: "The Digital Story of the Nativity"


Merry Christmas! Today, we have three gifts:

First, we hope you enjoyed the clever YouTube video "The Digital Story of the Nativity," above. It tells the story of Christmas through social networking on Facebook and Twitter.

Next is an offering for a free download of the Holy Bible English Standard Version from Amazon.com for Kindle. It usually costs $19.99. If you received a Kindle for Christmas, grab it! If you didn't get one, you can still enjoy it. Download Kindle reading apps for PC, Mac and mobile devices.

Third, Blockbuster stores are giving away two packs of AA or AAA batteries on Christmas Day. Stores will be open from noon to 10 p.m. Score additional battery packs for 99 cents.

From all of us at the Sun Sentinel, please accept our best wishes for a very merry Christmas.

-- Marcia, Justine and Doreen


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Free Revlon Sunglasses from Sears Optical ($99.99 value)


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Jeepers creepers! Get a free pair of Revlon Sunglasses valued at $99.99 from Sear Optical with a coupon.

Click the link, fill out your name and email address to get the printable coupon. Bring it to a participating Sears Optical department to get your free shades.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Dec. 20, or while supplies last.

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Free $29.99 canes for veterans at Sam's Club through Friday


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Veterans can get free Hugo folding canes valued at $29.99 at Sam's Club locations through Friday as a thank you for military service.

Each store will have about 60 canes available, while supplies last, with proof of service. You don't have to be a member of the club to get the free cane.

The blue canes have multiple height settings and fold up into four sections for easy storage. They also have an ergonomic comfort-grip handle that works for both left- and right-handed users. Hugo manufacturer AMG Medical Inc. launched the "Hugo Salutes Our Veterans" program in 2007 and now gives away 36,000 free canes to vets each year.

Click here for the deal. Proof of U.S. military service may be required to be eligible.

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Free Red Velvet Pancake Puppies Sundae at Denny's


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Denny's is giving away free Red Velvet Pancake Puppies Sundaes with entree purchases for you and a friend when you send a holiday e-card.

Pick from one of four free holiday e-cards, enter the e-mail addresses and the card and coupon for the sweet treat will be on its way. You'll get a printable coupon, too.

The new sundae is made with three bite-sized Red Velvet Pancake Puppies baked with white chocolate chips, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of cream-cheese dipping sauce.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on Jan. 16.

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Free car, golf or motivation calendars for 2012


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Get a free 2012 calendar from Precision Plus Parts.

Choose from "Street Thunder" featuring 12 months of muscle cars, "Golf" with scenes from famous courses or "Motivation."

Click here for the deal.

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Free plug-and-play speaker from Pringles


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This promotion is ending soon and I wanted to remind you about it:

Blast your favorite tunes around the pool or at the beach with a free plug-and-play speaker from Pringles with a mail-in offer. We got ours and its awesome!

Buy four cans of Pringles Super Stacks, print out the form and mail it with the receipt to get the cute speaker that pops into an empty Pringles can. Purchases must be made by Oct. 31 and postmarked by Nov. 30.

Click here for the deal.

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Free set of 'Nightflower' art postcards from David Leaser ($37.50 value)


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Sign up to get for free seven art postcards from the "Nightflower Collection" by renowned photographic artist David Leaser valued at $37.50.

Leaser is a critically acclaimed nature photographer and artist. His 2011 "Nightflowers" series features stunning closeups of botanicals that have been isolated on a black backgrounds, allowing you to fully focus on their beauty without surrounding distractions. View a slide show of the flowers on DavidLeaser.com.

The postcards are culled from the 25 images in the collection. You can also send free e-cards, of Leaser's images, too.

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Free popcorn at Regal Theaters through Sept. 30


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Yahoo and Regal Theaters is still giving away bags of free popcorn when you use your smartphone to check in at the cinema through the Facebook.com Places feature.

Here's how to get the tasty -- and free -- treat using your mobile phone:

At Regal Theater, go to Popcorn.Yahoo.net on your phone and check in to get the instant coupon. Or scan the QR code at the concession stand and it will take you right to the page.

You can also sign up for a text alert (this is what I did) and the link will be sent to your phone with instructions on how to get the instant coupon when you get to the theater. Read Yahoo's Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Click here for the deal. You must have a Facebook.com account. The coupon expires seven days after it's activated. The program ends on Sept. 30. Upgrade to a medium for $1.

P.S. You also can get free popcorn at Muvico Theaters. Click here for that deal.

Also, AMC is offering free ICEE's on Fridays through Oct. 7.

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Free case of multipurpose paper valued at $49.99 at Staples


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Staples is offering coupons for $5 off $25 purchase along with a buy one, get one free case of multipurpose 8.5-by-11-inch paper valued at $49.99 with an easy rebate.

If you need more school supplies, the $5 off coupon will come in handy. In addition to the free box of paper, there also are coupon savings for HP printer ink and 50 percent off pens and tape.

Click here for the deal. The coupons expire on Aug. 27.

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1-cent Big Macs and Quarter Pounders at McDonald's with purchase


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Buy one Big Mac or Quarter Pounder With Cheese and get a second sandwich for a penny at McDonald's on Thursday.

The "Back to School on a Budget" offer is good all day Thursday at particiatping McDonald's in Central and South Florida.

I'm a Quarter Pounder girl myself. What are you?

Click here for more free and cheap dining deals at P.F. Chang's, Mangos, IHOP and so many more.

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Free Blockbuster Express movie rental from Boston Market


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How about dinner and a free movie tonight?

Boston Market is offering a free Blockbuster Express movie rental when you purchase a meal after 5 p.m.

Purchase a meal for a minimum of $5 (before taxes) and get a voucher good for a $1 movie rental from Blockbuster Express kiosks located inside Publix and 7-Eleven stores.

Click here for the deal. The promotion runs through Sept. 30.

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Buy one, get one free entree at Denny's


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Denny's is offering a coupon for a free "Tour of America" entree when you buy one.

The promotion celebrates regional American dishes like Georgia Peach French Toast and Southern Shrimp and Grits, among other menu choices.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

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Free medium pizza from Papa John's with e-mail or text alerts


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Get a coupon for a free medium pizza when you buy one when you sign up for e-mails or text alerts from Papa John's.

Register for either and you'll get a coupon via e-mail for a free medium cheese pizza with a pizza purchased at regular menu price.

Click here for the deal.

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100 free business cards at Staples ($19.99 value)


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UPDATE: Due to a production error, this deal was incorrectly published in Monday's Sun-Sentinel. The coupon has expired.

Monday's Daily Deal is a coupon for $10 off a $50 purchase at Sports Authority.

We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused!

-- Doreen Christensen

Staples is offering a coupon to print for free 100 business cards valued at $19.99.

Get 100 black and white, one-sided business cards. You also can apply the value to a higher-priced card order. The offer is valid in stores only, so don't order online.

Visit the Print Center to see all the designs available.

Also, there's another great deal over at Office Depot this week: Buy $15 in school supples and get a free backpack and lunch tote valued at $19.99.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on Aug. 6 and order must be picked up by Sunday.

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Free Bare Escentuals Foundation, brush and cleanser at Sephora


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Sephora is offering a free three-piece Bare Escentuals mini kit with a coupon.

Get a mini Bare Escentuals Foundation, available in original or matte finishes in five shades, a Kabuki brush and a Purifying Facial Cleanser. The offer is free in stores or available at checkout online with any $25 purchase (use codes listed on the coupon).

If you haven't used this awesome mineral foundation, now's your chance to try it for free. Plus, the knowledgeable staff can help you pick out your perfect shade.

Click here for the deal. You also can show the offer on your phone (no printing!). Hurry, supplies are limited. Note: The offer is not valid at Sephora Inside JC Penney.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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Free Febreze Noticeables Warner ($3.50 value)


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Get free after rebate a Febreze Noticeables Oil Warmer valued at $3.50.

Buy the warmer, send in the receipt and UPC code with the form and get your money. You have plenty of time. The offer is good through June 30, 2012. The rebate must be postmarked by July 15, 2012.

Click here for the deal.

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Free dog toy, tag from Purina Mighty Dog


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Sign up your dog to become a citizen of the Mighty Dog Nation and get a free Kong toy valued at $5, a dog tag, window decal (you know, for the dog house) and coupons in the mail from Purina.

Click here for the deal.

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Free $12 movie ticket from General Mills


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General Mills is offering free $12 movie tickets with the purchase of two specially marked boxes of cereal with codes inside the boxes.

The great thing about this offer is you redeem the codes online and then print out your free ticket to area theaters. I had two boxes of Reese's Puffs in my pantry and put in the codes and got my ticket in about one minute!

Click here for the deal. The offer expires Aug. 31. See particpating theaters here.

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Free TCBY treat, IKEA breakfast for Dads on Father's Day


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TCBY is giving away a free cup or cone of frozen yogurt and IKEA in Sunrise and Orlando is offering free breakfast to dads on Sunday, June 19, for Father's Day.

Bring Dad to IKEA before before 11 a.m. on Sunday and he'll get free scrambled eggs, hash browns and bacon with a cup of coffee. Then, stop in any TCBY and he'll get a free cone or cup of frozen yogurt.

Click here for the TCBY deal. Click here for the IKEA deal.

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Free $20 gift card from AT&T with AutoPay signup


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Enroll to pay your monthly AT&T wireless bill automatically with a Mastercard and get a free $20 gift card.

Also, if you have an Mastercard that offers frequenty-flyer miles, this is a great way to rack 'em up, especially if you have a large monthly bill for bundled AT&T services.

Click here for the deal. The card will arrive in 4-6 weeks.

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Free Aveda Smooth Infusion styling kit and Hand Relief lotion


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Get a free three-piece Aveda Smooth Infusion styling kit now and join the birthday club and get a Personal Blends Pure-Fume or body care product custom blended with the aroma of your choice, valued at $24 on your birthday.

Click here for the deal. Redeem the coupon at participating Aveda Experience Centers. No purchase necessary. The offer expires June 30.

P.S. Get a free Aveda Hand Relief Lotion valued at $7.50 with this coupon. It also expires on June 30.

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Free admission to Butterfly World for Dads for Father's Day weekend


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Butterfly World in Coconut Creek is offering free admission for Dads on Father's Day weekend.
That's a $24.95 value.

Dads can get in free on Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19 when they say they're a father at the admission gate.

Also, Moms can get 2-for-1 admission to Butterfly World using the Super Summer Savings Card.

Adult admission is $24.95; children ages 3-11 are $19.95 and kids under 2 are free. Butterfly World is located inside Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road in
Coconut Creek; 954-977-4400.

Click here for the deal. There is a $1.50 per person gate fee to get into Tradewinds.

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Free after rebate: One of three Physicians Formula products ($10.95 value)


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Get free with rebate one of three Physicians Formula products valued at $10.95: Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Correcting Primer, 2-in-1 Lash Boosting Eyeliner + Serum or 100% Natural Origin Jumbo Mascara.

Download one of the three rebate forms and follow the directions exactly. You can only get one rebate per household. Be sure to buy the packages labeled with the "TRY ME FREE," sticker which will need to be mailed with the completed rebate form and receipt by the dates specified.

Physicians Formula is a high-quality, affordable line that has received high marks from our Pretty Good Idea beauty testers. Find the Physicians Formula line at Target, Walmart, CVS Pharmacy, Albertsons and Ulta stores.

Click here to see all three rebate forms.

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Free "Biggest Loser" song downloads featuring Rihanna, Ke$ha, Nelly, Black Eyed Peas


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Download a free six-song playlist of "The Biggest Loser and Subway Workout Mix -- Wake Up and Workout."

Enter your e-mail address and get 30-minutes of high-energy pop tunes featuring:"Forget You" by Cee Lo Green, Nelly's "Just a Dream," The Time (Dirty Bit) by the Black Eyed Peas, "We R Who We R" by Ke$ha, "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love Again" by Usher and Pitbull and "What's My Name" by Rihanna and Drake.

Click here for the deal.

Bonus: Click here to get another free 12-song "Biggest Loser and Subway" workout mix featuring music from Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys and more.

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Explore Mars on the Curiosity Rover, compliments of NASA


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Take a trip to Mars and explore the red planet on the Curiosity rover.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology will imprint Earthlings' names on a microchip on Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory Rover, blasting off on a Martian mission between Nov. 25 and Dec. 18.

Sign up and then check out NASA's fun and fact-filled Mars Exploration Program website. You can watch scientists build the rover on the Curiosity Cam or visit the Mars FunZone and enroll as a Martian citizen, send a postcard to Spirit Rover (currently on a Mars mission collecting data for the 2011 trip), or play fun Martian games. You can even ask Dr. C., a computerized scientist based on NASA's real Dr. Phil Christensen (no relation!), questions about the planet and mission.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on Monday, June 13.

Klaatu barada nikto!

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Quiznos coupons: Buy one, get one free sub or salad and three other deals


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Quiznos is celebrating its 30th anniversary with four coupons for meal deals.

There are four offers:
Free sub or salad when you buy one with a regular drink
Free chips or cookie and regular fountain drink with salad or sub purchase
Two meals for $9.99 (two small subs, two chips, two cookies, two drinks)
$1 off regular sub/salad or $2 off a large sub

Click here for the deal. The coupons expire on July 10. Be safe and print a few now, because they may not last.

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Create a free, customized Father's Day card ($3.50 value)


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Create a free, customized Father's Day card and have it mailed to Dad for free from CardStore.com with a coupon code good only on Monday, June 6.

There are some super cute designs to choose from and it's fun to put your own special touch on that card for Dad. I just created a card with photos of the kids and personalized the text inside in just a few minutes. I then I opted to have the card mailed to my husband, all for free.

If you don't want to make a Father's Day card, choose others, from birthday to graduation to photo cards.

Click here for the deal. Enter FREECARD at checkout. Bypass the credit card info and scroll down to the bottom to enter the coupon code. Worked like a dream!

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Free and cheap food from McDonald's, Einstein's, Baja Fresh; Chili's, CiCi's and more


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Going out to eat? Here's a few savings options:

McDonald's: $1 off any size McCafe Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, Frappe or Smoothie; expires June 14.

Einstein Bros. Bagles: Buy one, get one free coupon for an egg sandwich along with five other savings coupons; expires June 5.

Denny's: Coupon for a free order of bacon; expires June 6.

Jamba Juice: Coupon for $2 Fruit Refreshers; expires June 8.

Baskin Robbins: Coupon for $2.99 Hot fudge sundae or 16p-ounce Cappuccino Blast; expires June 8

KFC: Enter your zip code to get coupons.

TGI Friday's: $5 off $15 purchase; expires June 30

Baja Fresh: $2 off $8 purchase or $5 off $15; expires June 20.

Ruby Tuesday's: Add-on Garden Fresh Salad Bar to any entree for free; expires June 16

Arby's: Free Grilled Chicken & Pecan Salad Sandwich with purchase; expires June 13; sign up for Arby's Extra Rewards and get a coupon for a free Arby's Roast Beef Sandwich.


Chili's and Maggianos: Sign up for e-mail alerts and get a $5 off coupon for Chili's and a $10 off at Maggianos Little Italy, which has locations in Boca Raton and Orlando.

CiCi's Pizza: Coupon for a free kid's buffet with purchase of an adult buffet; expires June 14.

Cheesecake Factory: Coupon for free desserts with purchases; expires June 28.

O'Charlie's: $5 off a $20 purchase (locations in Central Florida); expires June 12


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Coupon: $1 off Diet Coke through Facebook


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Visit the Diet Coke fan page on Facebook.com and get a coupon for $1 off any 16- or 20-ounce bottle. Click the back button and print another! The coupons make bottles nearly free.

The promotion celebrates Diet Coke's 1 million fans on Facebook.

Click here for the deal.

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$10 for kids when they read 10 books from TD Bank


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TD Bank has kicked off a summer reading program, offering kids $10 for free when they read 10 books.

Kids read the books, add the titles to the Summer Reading Form and then bring it to any TD Bank to get $10 deposited into a Younger Saver account, which requires no minimum initial deposit to open the account.

This is a great way to teach kids the importance of savings and give them an incentive to keep reading over the summer.

Click here for the deal. The program ends on Sept. 30.

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Lady Gaga "Born This Way" album for 99 cents at Amazon.com


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UPDATE: This is live again on Amazon if you missed it Monay!

Amazon.com is offering a download of Lady Gaga's entire "Born This Way" album along with a digital booklet for under buck. That's right, get all 14 songs for one dollar. It normally costs $12.87.

Meanwhile, at Starbucks today, the star is taking over the Starbucks Digital Netowork, where you can win free downloads of Gaga's new single "The Edge of Glory," listen to a special edition of "Born This Way" and watch an exclusive video of her singing an acapella rendition of “Born This Way."

Click here for the Amazon deal.

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Coupon: Jamba Juice Fruit Refreshers for $2


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Jamba Juice has created a new concoction called Fruit Refreshers made with coconut water. Try a 16-ounce for $2 with a coupon good a participating locations.

Pick from Purely Pineapple, Strawberry Lemonade or Tropical Mango.

While you're at it, save 20 percent at Jamba by texting Jamba656 to 411247. You'll instantly get an e-coupon which will save you a buck or more off purchases. Just show the text to the cashier to get the discount. You can use it over and over.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on June 8.

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Free waffle at Waffle House; free bacon at Denny's


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Kick off Sunday morning with coupons for a free waffle from Waffle House or a free order of bacon at Denny's.

Click here for the waffle deal. The coupon expires on May 31.

Click here for the Denny's deal. The coupon expires on June 6.

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Coupon: Free pint of Benjamin Moore paint ($6.99 value)


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This must be free paint week. On Monday, Glidden gave away free paint. Now, Benjamin Moore is offering coupons through Facebook.com for a free pints of paint in any color, a $6.99 value.

"Like" the fan page, click the "Pint Sample Coupon" tab and print the coupon. Redeem at any Benjamin Moore retailer, such at Ace Hardware.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on June 30. Also, click here for a coupon for a free pint of Benjmin Moore's Arborcoat Waterborne Exterior Stain.

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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Coupon: $5 off $20 purchase at Walgreens for AARP members


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If you have an AARP membership, flash your card at Walgreens and get a coupon good for $5 off a $20 purchase.

A $16-per-year membership also gets you discounts on dining, travel, entertainment, shopping, prescriptions and more. I joined for the discounts and I'm not retired. Anyone can join. Our family routinely saves 10 percent off hotel rooms at check-in using the card.

Click here for the Walgreen's deal, which expires on May 28.

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Free subscription to Slacker Premium Radio


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Get a free one-month premium subscription to Slacker Radio through Facebook, which normally costs $9.99 a month. Slacker just launched the premium on-demand service that lets you select and play music that you don't have to pay for.

Stream ad-free music on your computer or smart phone and listen to more than 100 pre-programmed stations or create your own station with the music you like.

Like the Slacker's Facebook fan page and get the promo code, visit the site, create an account and enter you code. After I got in, I typed in Bob Seger and "Main Street" started playing. Then it created a play list, similar to Apple's Genius service, with tunes from Dire Straits, REO Speedwagon and other artists.

It's pretty sweet. Give it a try.

Click here for the deal.

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Free quart of Glidden Paint on Monday


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Glidden is giving away 200,000 free quarts of paint on Monday in its "97% Paint Quart Giveaway."

Choose from hundreds of colors, type in your name and address and Glidden will mail you a coupon for the free quart in 8 to 10 weeks. The paint is sold at The Home Depot and Walmart.

Click here for the deal.

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Free plug-and-play speaker from Pringles


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Blast your favorite tunes around the pool or at the beach with a free plug-and-play speaker from Pringles with a mail-in offer.

Buy four cans of Pringles Super Stacks, print out the form and mail it with the receipt to get the cute speaker that looks just like a Pringles can. Purchases must be made by Oct. 31 and postmarked by Nov. 30.

Click here for the deal.

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$1 off Frozen Strawberry Lemonade at McDonald's


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McDonald's is offering a $1 off coupon for a new Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, Frappe or Real Fruit Smoothie. I'm lovin' it.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires June 15.

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Free Swiffer Duster Starter Kits through Facebook on Tuesday


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Swiffer is giving away 100,000 Swiffer Duster Starter Kits through its fan page on Facebook.com.

Beginning at 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, the company will give out 12,500 freebies twice a week through the end of the month.

Click here for the deal.

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Cinco de Mayo deal: Order 10 burritos, get five free at Chipotle's


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All Florida Chipotle Mexican Grills are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a yummy offer on Thursday, May 5: Order 10 or more burritos in the "Burritos by the Box" program and you'll get half for free. This could be a fun (and cheap) way to celebrate at the office for lunch today or for dinner tonight!

With your order, you also get a bag of chips and a side of sour cream for every two burritos and an assortment of guacamole and medium tomatillo-green chili salsa for dipping. Just add margaritas!

There's no limit on the number of free burritos you can get, but the minimum order is 10.

Click here for the deal to find a store and download the order form. There are locations all over Central and South Florida. Ole!

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Buy one, get one free Chicken and Biscuits at Popeyes


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If you love the chicken at Popeyes, you'll love it twice as much now.

The chain is offering a fantastic deal for the limited time: Buy a three-piece Bonafide fried chicken dinner with side and biscuit and get for free a free two-piece fried chicken with a side and biscuit.

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

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Free Febreze Flameless Luminary and Wooden Wick Candle


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UPDATE: I just received my box in the mail and it's fantastic! Sign up for yours today before the deadline on Friday, May 6! It's a $17 value.

Febreze is offering to send you two freebies, a Flameless Luminary and Wooden Wick Candle, in a new giveaway on Facebook in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week held May 2-6.

Like the Febreze fan page, click the "Teacher Appreciation Contest" link and nominate a favorite teacher in the contest and he or she could win the $5,000 grand prize. In 10 to 14 days, Febreze will send you two room-freshening freebies; one to keep and one to give to the teacher in May.

Click here for the deal. Enter by May 6.

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Make free, personalized Mother's Day cards online (was 99 cents)


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Make beautiful Mother's Day cards online from Real Simple. They usually costs 99 cents each to make.

Select florals, patterns or upload your own image for the cover, add text, address the virtual envelopes and seal with a kiss.

If you can't think of what to write, there is a gallery quotes and poems.

This is a wonderful way to create something special for all the Moms on your list.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Cottonelle Moist Wipes for you and a friend


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Kimberly-Clark is giving away free, full-sized Cottonelle Fresh Flusable Moist Wipes after you take a short survey.

Answer seven quick questions and then opt to share the offer with a friend so they can get the freebie, too. Coupons should arrive in 3-4 weeks.

Click here for the deal.

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Free mobile headset for cell phones


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Like 1SaleaDay on Facebook.com and get a free SpeakEasy 2.5mm mobile headset with free shipping.

Go hands-free on the phone. This headset has a universal audio jack to fit all phones and weights just one ounce.

Click here for the deal. The company is asking you to go to its 1SaleaDay fan page on Facebook and post a comment on the honor system. The offer ends at midnight.

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25 free 4x6 prints from Kodak Gallery


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Upload 25 photos and get 25 free prints from Kodak Gallery.

Click the "Upload Now" button, create an account (if you don't have one) and you're on your way to getting 25 premium-quality 4x6 prints that have been automatically corrected to remove flaws.

While you're at it, you can make photo collages, enlargements, create calendars, photos books, cards, mugs and other cool stuff that would make wonderful Mother's Day gifts!

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on May 5.

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Free downloads of new Green Day, old Roy Orbison songs from Amazon


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Amazon.com is offering free MP3 downloads of Green Day's newly released live version of "Wake Me Up When September Ends" and Rob Orbison's "Love Hurts."

Also, Amazon is having a 69 cent song sale, offering more than 25,000 titles at a 30-percent savings over prices in the iTunes music store.

Click here to download the Orbison tune.
Click here to get the Green Day song. You must have an Amazon account to get the music. Downloads go right into your iTunes music folder.

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Free 6-pack of TaylorMade Penta TP golf balls


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Register and you could win a free 6-pack of TaylorMade Penta TP golf balls. The company is giving away 50,000 boxes.

Hint: When I entered, I said I played three or more rounds each month; have a 15 (or lower) handicap and play a Titleist ProV2 ball.

Click here for the deal. Fore!

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Free deluxe sample of Victoria's Secret Dream Angels Heavenly perfume



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Get a free deluxe sample of Victoria's Secret Dream Angels Heavenly Eau de Parfum with a coupon.

The scent is a combination of white musk, sandalwood, vanilla and white peony.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on May 9.

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Free entrance to national parks through April 24


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Get in free at U.S. National Parks in Florida on Saturday, April 16, through Sunday, April 24, as part of the park system's free entrance program celebrating National Park Week. The park service is waiving fees to over 100 parks around the country.

On the Florida list: Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and Gulf Islands National Seashore.

In January, our family visited Shark Valley in the Everglades. We took a tram tour and saw more than 100 alligators and countless wading birds and other spectacular wildlife.

Click here for the deal.

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Free food at Panda Express, Melting Pot, Smokey Bones, Church's Chicken


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Buy a two- or three-item entree plate from Panda Express and get a single serve item for free with a coupon.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on April 26. There are locations all over Central and South Florida.

Not in the mood for that? Here's a few other options:
Free cheese fondue at the Melting Pot (with reservation)
Coupon for $2 bowl at Baja Fresh Mexican Grill
Free Fried Chicken Sandwich at Church's Chicken
Free dessert at Smokey Bones.


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Free Essence of Beauty product and candy or beverage from CVS ($5.99 value)


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It's a freebie perfecta on social media with CVS/Pharmacy!

First, we told you about how to get a free candy or beverage coupon valued at $2 when your follow CVS_Extra on Twitter.

Now, "like" the CVS Beauty Club fan page on Facebook and get a coupon for your choice of a free full-sized Essence of Beauty Antibacterial Collection product valued at $3.99. So now you can score two freebies in one trip!

Like the fan page, enter your ExtraCare card number and e-mail address and the coupon will be sent to you. The offer ends at midnight on Friday, April 15. If you don't have an ExtraCare account, sign up here.

Click here for the deal. The coupon must be redeemed in the store by Monday, April 18.

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Sign up to volunteer and get free Newman's Own product


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Sign up at VolunteerMatch.org to do some good work during April and get a free Newman’s Own product as a thank you.

Search by zip code for a way to volunteer in your community from more than 60,000 listings; sign up and then you’ll get an e-mail with a link to a coupon.

This would be a great way to students to get those volunteer hours they need.

Click here for the deal.

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Coupon: Buy one, get one free Powerade Zero sports drink


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Visit the Powerade Zero fan page on Facebook.com and get two coupons good for buy one, get one free 32-ounce bottles of the new no-calorie sports drink.

Click the "Coupon" tab. After you print it out, click the back button and print another!

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on June 30.

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Get two free bestselling audio books from Audible.com


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Listen up! Get a two free audio book downloads with a 30-day free trial to Amazon's Audible.com, valued at about $50. Choose from 85,000 titles.

The Amazon-owned site allows you to purchase bestsellling digital audio books for use on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smart phones, iPods and more than 500 models of MP3 players. The service also offers content from radio shows, newspapers, magazines, podcasts, stand-up comedy and speeches.

Some of the release offered for download: "The Lincoln Lawyer" by Michael Connelly, "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen, Tom Clancy's "Dead or Alive," and "The Help," by Kathryn Stockett.

You can buy the books outright for a set price (bestsellers range $30 and under), or subscribe to a monthly membership plan and buy books with credits. The Gold plan offers an introductory rate of $7.49 a month for one credit and then goes to $14.95 a month thereafter. A 12 credit plan is $149.50. One credit generally buys one book. There also is a Platinum plan.

Click here for the deal. After the 30-day trial, your membership will automatically renew, so if you don't want it, be sure to cancel before the 30 days are up.

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Free 12-month subscription to 'Popular Science' magazine


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Get "Popular Science" magazine for a year for free with no strings attached, compliments of MeTooSoftware.com. A 12-month subscription to the science and technology publication normally costs $12.

I ordered one for my son to encourage him to read more.

Click here for the deal. Be sure to check the box "Please don't send me any more special offers" so you don't get spammed to death.

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Free compact fluorescent light bulb


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Earth month freebie, incoming!

Get a free compact fluorescent light bulb from Rodney Strong Vineyards when you take a plede to change at least one light bulb in your office or home to an energy efficient CFL bulb as part of the winery's RSV Green Light campaign.

The bulbs use up 80 percent less engergy to emit the same light as an incandescent bulb, last up to 10 years, save you money on electricity and reduce CO2 emissions, according to the RSV Green Light website.

The bulbs must be disposed of and recycled properly because they contain mercury. Visit Earth911.com to find a recycling center.

Click here for the deal.

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Free food: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert!


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Here's a few deals and coupons for free food, for big kids and small.

Free kid's meal with adult entree purchase at Chili's; expires Apirl 5

Kids eat free at IHOP from 4-10 p.m. in April with adult meal purchases.

Free Arby's Outside-In Cinnamon Bites with Combo purchase; expires April 7.

2-for-1 Maple Bacon Sundae at Denny's; (you read it right); expires April 9; (BTW, according to Google, today's the 119th anniversary of the first documented ice cream sundae.)

Free Maggiano's Zeppole Italian-Style Doughnuts; expires May 4

Free Southern Style Chicken Sandwich at Church's Chicken with drink purchase; expires April 24

Free 4 breakfast grocery items at Winn-Dixie valued at nearly $9 with coffee purchase

Also, Burger King has been mailing out millions of coupons for free Chicken Tenders. Be on the lookout for them.

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$1 drink, $1 popcorn at Regal Theatres


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Regal Theatres is offering two coupons to save at the movies with a $1 drink or $1 popcorn coupon good Friday through Sunday, April 3.

Regal offers coupons every Tuesday on its Facebook fan page.

Click here for the deal. You can only print them through Friday at 6 p.m., so do it now if you're heading to the movies this weekend.

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Free 'Halo Reach' with XBOX 360 Spring Update preview from Microsoft


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Score a free copy of "Halo Reach" for XBOX when you sign up to test Microsoft's XBOX 360 Spring System Update. The company is asking U.S. Live members to help work out the bugs in its new release. The game is valued at $40.

According to a post by Major Nelson on the XBOX blog, Microsoft is inviting thousands to participate in the public preview and is giving priority to XBOX Gold members who sign up to check out the beta, scheduled for release later in the spring.

Click here for the deal.

P.S. If you buy the $15 eBay deal for $7 on Groupon.com you can use it to score a $50 XBOX Live 4,000 Point card for $25 on eBay.com right now!

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Free: 25 copies of your tax return and 5 pounds of document shredding at Office Depot


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Office Depot is offering three coupons that should come in handy with tax day looming on April 15.

Get for free 25 pages of downloadable tax forms, up to 25 copies of your tax documents and 5 pounds of free document shredding at the Copy & Print Depot inside stores.

Click here for the deal. The coupons expire on April 23.

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Free Bath & Body Works Country Chic lotion


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Get a free 2-ounce bottle of Bath & Body Work's new Country Chic lotion, valued at $3.50, in stores and online on Saturday. The coupon is being offered through the Bath & Body Works fan page on Facebook. No purchase is necessary.

The new scent is described by the company as a "sparkling blend of lemon, bright wildflowers, and spring woods inspired by the fresh air and natural beauty of America's countryside."

Click here for the deal (you have to be logged into Facebook for it to work). If you order online, use code FBS113664.

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Free Southern Style Chicken Sandwich at Church's Chicken


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Here's something to cluck about! Church's Chicken locations in South Florida are offering free Southern Style Chicken Sandwiches valued at $1.99 through April 24 with purchase of a medium drink. You can eat free chicken sandwiches for a whole month!

The new menu offering is an crispy fried all-white-meat chicken breast served on a toasted, buttered bun with dill pickles.

The sandwich is only available in South Florida right now, but will be added to menus at locations in Central Florida beginning May 30.

Click here to find a Church's Chicken location. The offer is good through April 24.

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Free "World Series of Poker: Hold'em Legend" from Amazon Appstore ($4.99 value)


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Amazon.com launched the Appstore for Android on Tuesday and Day Two's deal is a free download of the "World Series of Poker: Hold'em Legend" game for free. It's normally $4.99. The new Appstore will offer a free Android app every day.

Amazon kicked things off yesterday by giving away Rovio's "Angry Birds Rio" game, which normally costs 99 cents.

Click here for the deal.

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Six free downloads of 'Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #1-6'


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Geek alert!

Download for free the first six installments of "Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith" e-book short stories for Kindle from Amazom.com.

This series of short stories, offered by Random House Digital, tells the "fate of the Jedi's forgotten Sith castaways, their battle to survive, and their quest to re-conquer the galaxy!" according to the story description.

Click here for the deal.

Also, you don't need a Kindle e-book reader. Download Kindle Reader for PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry or Android Phone.

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Free 60-day trial at BJ's Wholesale Club


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BJ's Wholesale Club is offering a free 60-day trial membership with full benefits for up to two people per household for new members. There is no surcharge at checkout with this offer. Print the pass and take it to the service desk before you begin shopping. A 12-month membership to the club costs $50.

Shopping at a wholesale club can save money by buying in bulk. You can save on gas, too. Plus, the club offers its own coupons and takes manufacturers coupons to save even more money.

Click here for the deal. There are locations all over Central and South Florida. The trial must be activated by July 5.

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Save 50 percent on 'Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate' South Florida tickets


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Get 50 percent off on "Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate" tickets with Kraft Singles package wrappers.

The show is described as "one colossal party on ice with all your beloved Disney friends in an incredible medley of holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the globe."

Each cheese wrapper gets you 50 perent off on two tickets to South Florida shows on March 24-27 at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise and March 30-April 3 at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Ticket prices range from $16 to $50.

Bring the Kraft cheese wrappers to the box office to get your discount or enter the promotional code found on your KRAFT Singles package for shows scheduled at least 2 weeks away.

Click here for the deal.

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Send a free, personalized St. Patrick's Day e-card from JibJab


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Top 'O the morning to you! Today promises to be filled with blarney and plenty of green beer, so why not create a personalized, animated St. Patrick's Day e-card for free from JibJab.com!

You, and all the lads and lasses (or anyone!) can star in "Beer! Beer! Beer!" and ya won't need to find a rainbow and pot 'o gold to do it. Upload a photo of yourself and up to four others into the faces of singing and dancing leprechauns and then share your silly video creation in an e-mail or on Facebook.com. It's beyond the pale.

Click here for the deal and remember: An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth. -- Compliments of QuoteGarden.com

By the way, be sure to follow along on SunSentinel.com as Go Guide blogger Ben Crandell and his trusty sidekick McG stagger from pub to pub swilling green beer beginning 8 a.m. Thursday.

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Free deluxe samples of Sephora Full Action Mascara, Lancome Genifique


7-in-1Mascara.jpgGet a free deluxe sample Sephora Collection 7-in-1 Full Action Mascara with a coupon good at Sephora Inside JC Penney.

This mascara does it all: Volumizes, lengthens, curls, separates, strengthens, protects and nourishes -- and it's free!

Click here for the coupon. It expires on April 7. Note: The coupon is only honored at Sephora Inside JC Penney stores.

Bonus deal: Click here to get a coupon good for a seven-day supply of Lancome's Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate. It expires on March 31.

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Free 'Angry Birds Seasons' game for St. Paddy's Day for iPhone, Android


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In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Rovio's free "Angry Birds Seasons" game get an Irish update with a touch of blarney. Download the free game for iPhone and Android and use slingshots to launch birds at stupid-looking pigs wearing leprechaun hats. (If you already have the game, this is an update.)

The highly addictive game offers 15 levels, two golden eggs and lets you send a St. Patrick's Day greeting to your friends, too.

The Angry Birds star in the forthcoming animated "Rio," set for release on April 15.

Click here for the deal for iPhone, iPod.
Click here for the deal for Android.

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Free Sorrento "For the Love of Lasagna" and "Jiffy Mixes" cookbooks


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Get free cookbooks from Sorrento cheese and Jiffy Mixes.

Sorrento's "For the Love of Lasagna" offers some intriguing recipes for the layered Italian dish, from Seafood Lasagna With Pesto and Roasted Peppers to Lasagna Rolletes With Asparagus and Prosciutto or, my fave, Chocolate Pistachio Cannoli Lasagna. Sign me up! Click here for the deal.

The free 68-page “Jiffy Mixes” recipe book from the Chelsea Milling Company was recently updated. It features easy-to-make appetizers, entrees and desserts using the economical quick mixes. Click here for the deal. View a PDF of the cookbook at that link, too.

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Free Golden Treasure Shrimp at Panda Express on Wednesday


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Get a free entree of Golden Treasure Shrimp from Panda Express with a coupon on Wednesday, March 9. No purchase is necessary.

The Asian fast food chain's latest creation is crispy tempura shrimp tossed with fresh bell peppers in a zesty citrus sauce.

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

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Free candy, drink, Wisk and stroller from CVS/Pharmacy


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CVS/Pharmacy is offering a coupon good for free candy or a beverage when you sign up with your ExtraCare card number and e-mail address through Facebook.com. Other deals being offered: A free sample of Wisk laundry detergent with coupon and an offer for a free $17.99 baby stroller with purchase of baby products.

Candy, drink: Like CVS and then click on the "Special Offers" tab. After you sign up, the coupon will be e-mailed to you. Click here for the deal. Sign up through March 10. The coupon expires on March 13.

Wisk: Click here to sign up for the sample and coupon.

Stroller: Get a free umbrella stroller valued at $17.99 when you spend $25 on select baby products. See the offer on Page 9 of Sunday's circular.

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Free McAfee security software helps protect Facebook accounts, PCs


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Like McAfee on Facebook.com and get a free six-month subscription to McAfee security software to help protect your Facebook account and PC from malicious virus infections.

McAfee makes the offer is in partnership with Facebook.com. The software is designed to protect your social networking account and personal computer by scanning your account for viruses from malicious sites. Read more about the partnership and how it improves virus security on the Facebook blog.

If infected files are found on your account, the McAfee program detects them for removal and then offers help to restore your account.

Click here for the deal. After the six-month trial is over, you will be offered a discount on purchase of the software.

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Free $20 gift card from AT&T with AutoPay signup


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Enroll to pay your monthly AT&T wireless bill automatically with a Mastercard and get a free $20 gift card.

Also, if you have an Mastercard that offers frequenty-flyer miles, this is a great way to rack 'em up, especially if you have a large monthly bill for bundled AT&T services.

Click here for the deal. The card will arrive in 4-6 weeks.

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Free 10-song sampler from Apple iTunes on Facebook


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Like Apple iTunes on Facebook.com, click the "Free Music" tab and get a free 10-song Electronic Transmissions Sampler featuring:

"Waterparker" by Botany
"Neu Chicago" (Side A) [For Dance] by Clive Tanaka Y Su Orqesta
"Corner of the Sky" (Bonus Version) by Cut Copy
"Bad Gal" by Douster, Savage Skulls & Robyn
"Strawberry Skies" by Games
"Do It Again" by Holy Ghost!
"Creature" by Kim Ann Foxman & Andy Butler
Burnout Eyess by oOoOO
"While You Doooo" by Teebs
"California Analog Dream" by Vondelpark

After you get the download code, enter it in the iTunes Store under the "Redeem" tab on the right side of the page.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on April 15.

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Free Redbox rental on Thursday through Facebook


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Get a free standard DVD rental from Redbox on Thursday when you visit the company's fan page on Facebook.com and click on the "Freebie" tab.

After you like the page, you'll get a promo code that you input at a red kiosk located inside Albertson's, Walmart and Winn-Dixie stores. You can use the $1 discount toward a $1.50 Blu-ray or $2 video game rental, too.

Grab a free movie, order yourself a buy one, get one free large pizza from Domino's and you've got cheap dinner and a movie.

Click here for the deal. The free DVD offer's only good until midnight on Feb. 24.

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Watch 5,000 free movies, TV shows with free trial of Amazon Prime


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Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime and watch for free 5,000 unlimited, commercial-free instant streaming of movies (more than 1,600) and TV shows.

Some of the titles you can watch: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "Food, Inc.," "March of the Penguins," and "Doctor Who."

The giant Internet retailer announced Tuesday it was adding this new benefit to its $79-per-year membership, which allows you get get free two-day shipping on qualified purchases. (Those with Amazon Mom and Amazon Student memberships are not eligible for the free video service.)

Watch the free entertainment on PCs, Macs, and nearly 200 models of Internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes that are compatible with Amazon Instant Video.

Amazon is moving into Netflix's terrirory. If $79 a year seems like a lot for a Prime membership, consider a yearly Netflix account costs $96 and you don't get free shipping.

Click here for the deal.

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Watch 500-plus free movies and TV shows on Crackle.com


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Watch more than 330 free, uncut movies and 125 TV shows on Crackle.com.

The Sony Entertainment-owned digital network offers some great free films. Check out the Oscar collection with more than 30 Academy Award-winning and nominated films, like "Bram Stoker's Dracula" and "The Fisher King." Other popular films include "The Da Vinci Code" and "Blonde Ambition."

There also are current and vintage TV shows, such as "Breaking Bad," "Dexter" and "Californication." Watch vintages shows like "The Addams Family," "Bewitched" and "Charlie's Angels, too. There were even old episodes of "The Young and the Restless"!
You can also check out 10 free behind-the-scenes videos "SI: On Location With Swimsuit Models."

Click here for the deal. Don't forget the popcorn!

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Free $10 iTunes gift card from Coinstar


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Cash in $40 or more at a Coinstar machine and get a free bonus $10 iTunes gift card. Plus, there is no fee for the coin counting.

Bring at least $40 in coins to the big green machine (located in Winn Dixie, Walmart and Albertson's stores), cash them in and select an iTunes e-certificate. A $10 promo code will be printed at the bottom of your receipt. Visit the Coinstar promotion page, enter the code the free $10 gift card will be mailed to you.

A few weeks ago, I lugged a giant jar of change to Albertson's and cashed in more than $120. I wish I knew about this promotion then.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on March 6. Promo codes must be requested online by March 31.

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Free: Download 5 top-rated Ashampoo software programs ($129.95 value)


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Ashampoo.com is offering five full versions of its popular software titles for free with a coupon code. They usually cost $129.95 for all five. Download one or all of them.

Choose from top-rated Burning Studio 2010 Advanced (burn CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays), Home Designer (plan home renovations in 3D), Snap 3
Capture (grab photos and videos onscreen), WinOptimizer 6 (improve Windows performance) and Photo Commander 7 (create 3D acceloration, panoramas and virtual albums). CNET.com highy rates (and sells full versions) these programs.

Click here for the deal. Enter download code ASH-3BGO.

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Free access to 'ESPN Insider'


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Get free access to "ESPN Insider" through the ESPN fan page on Facebook.com through March 12.

Enjoy premium sports coverage with insider videos, reports from top writers like Buster Olney (my fave!) and Mel Kiper, great sports analysis, a fantasy league tool and free access to the digital version of ESPN The Magazine as well as the ESPN The Magazine iPad app.

With MLB spring training in full swing, I'm looking forward to seeing what's happening around the leagues.

Click here for the deal. Access ends on Marh 12.

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Coupon: Free EAS Sports Nutrition product valued at $3.89


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Get a coupon for a free EAS Sports Nutrition product valued at $3.89 when you visit the EAS fan page on Facebook and enter their sweepstakes to win the pro sports "Unstoppable Weekend" in Chicago in April.

First, like the fan page, fill out the registration form and you'll get the printable coupon.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on May 2.

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Be a better shopper with free Consumer Action Handbook


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Be a more savvy shopper and educate yourself with a helpful, free copy of the "2011 Consumer Action Handbook" from the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) at ConsumerAction.gov.

The 162-page guide, which is available in English and Spanish, is packed with useful consumer information on everything from home buying to banking to insurance and employment. It also tells how to file a consumer complaint, explains credit and investing and gives tips on preventing identity theft.

Perhaps most useful is the Consumer Assistance Directory. It's a valuable resource on contact information for federal and state govermnment agencies, car manufacturers, corporate consumer offices, Better Business Buureaus, natioanl consumer organizations and trade groups.

Click here for the deal. You can download a PDF or pre-order a copy to be mailed.

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Free cookie from Subway for Valentine's Day


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Subway is giving away a free Valentine's Day cookie with any purchase with a coupon.

Present the coupon and get a new Raspberry Cheesecake cookie or any other sweet treat freshy baked and warm from the oven.

Click here for the deal. The coupon is good on Feb. 14 only.

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Free Valentine's Day playlists with 76 LOVE-ly songs


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Set the mood on Monday with free Valentine's Day playlists from various sources.
We have several options for free music today:

X5Music.com is offering for free "The 50 Most Essential Romantic Masterpieces" for free. This album lists for $6.99 on Amazon.com. Put in your name, e-mail address and answer a question and you'll get an e-mail with download info. It took time for the site to load, so be patient.

Amazon.com is offer a free download of the new single "Oh My Heart" by R.E.M.

Amazon.com is offering a free 14-song V-Day playlist.

Amazon.com is offer a free 11-song download of Bloodshot Records "Lonely Hearts Valentine's Day Sampler."

Also, through Feb. 14, you can get a free $2 MP3 credit from Amazon.com.

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Free Scrabble game for iPhone, iPod


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Electronic Arts is offering Scrabble Blast and Pogo Games for free on iPhone, iPod and iPad. The company also is having a Valentine's Day sale, selling other popular games for under a buck. They usually sell for $2.99 and $4.99 and some iPad games cost as much as $12.99.

Get up to 90 percent off on Scrabble, Tetris, Battleship, Monopoly, Boggle, The Game of Life, Rock Band, Tiger Wood's PGA Tour, and FIFA 11 and Madden NFL 11 to name just a few titles available.

Here's an idea: Send a Valentine's Day game gift to your friends. Just select "Gift This App" on the little triangle next to the "Buy App" button selector.

Click here for the deal and search for the 99 cent games. Don't wait to buy. The sale is for 48 hours only.

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Free download of 'Tiny Dancer' by Elton John plus five free songs in iTunes from AmEx


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Get a free song download of Elton John's "Tiny Dancer" in Apple iTunes. The song normally costs $1.29. The 1970s hit was featured on Sunday in a Budweiser commerical that aired during the NFL Super Bowl. (You also can make a gift of the song for a friend. Just right click the "Free" button and select "Tell a Friend" and put in their e-mail address and add a note.)

Meanwhile, get five free song downloads of your choice in iTunes when you register your American Express Card. Then, use it to pay for the songs and the credit card company will refund the purchase on your statement. The offer expires on March 15.

Click here for the "Tiny Dancer" deal.

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Free crunchy taco from Taco Bell


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Taco Bell is giving away coupons for free crunchy tacos on its Facebook fan page.

The fast-food chain is giving its "friends" the freebie to thank them for their support after the chain was accused of false-advertising in a recent lawsuit. The suit accused the chain of using a meat mixture that does not meet requirements set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to be labeled as beef. Experts say there is nothing unusual about the meat the chain uses.

No matter what it's being called, it's free on Facebook.

Click here for the deal. The coupon exires on Feb. 15. Click and print. The coupons will go fast.

Bonus coupon: Get a free order of Steakhouse Onion Rings with any sandwich purchase at Arby's. Click here to print out the coupon. It expires Feb. 14.

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Send free musical Valentines from Amazon.com


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Amazon.com is offering a free $2 credit that you can use to send musical Valentines. Use the credit to send an MP3 song or album as a gift to someone special or use it for yourself.

Find the songs or albums you want to send, click the "Give Album or Song as a Gift" button, add a note, head to checkout and put in the code.

Click here for the deal. Use code VDAYMP3S at checkout. The offer expires on Feb. 14.

P.S. While you're there, download R.E.M.'s "Oh My Heart" for free. The song is from the band's forthcoming album "Collapse Into Now."

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Free Pedometer App for iPhone and Android from Extra Sugarfree Gum


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Did you enjoy the guacamole at Sunday's Super Bowl Party? How's that New Year's resolution going anyway?

Well, Wrigley's Extra Sugarfree Gum wants to help get you back on track by offering a free download of the Extra Pedometer App for iPhone and Android along with a coupon for 50 cents off two packs of Extra Dessert Delights Gum. Turn on the app, get moving, have a piece of Key Lime Pie gum instead of the real deal and you could drop a few pounds.

The app keeps track of every step you take and gives a running total by day so you can see how much you move around at the end of the week. I used it for my morning walk on Sunday and logged more than 6,000 steps.

You should aim for 10,000 steps a say, says the non-profit Shape Up America, founded by former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. With roughly 2,000 steps in a mile, that's about five miles a day, 35 miles a week. The site offers great healthly ideas on eating, exercise and weight loss.

Click here for the Extra Pedometer deal. The offer expires on March 31.

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Coupon: Buy one, get one free Bagel Thin Panini at Einstein Bros. Bagels


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Einstein Bros. Bagels is offering a coupon for buy one, get one free Bacon, Eggwhite & Cheese Bagel Thin Panini with Country Pepper Schmear through its Facebook fan page.

The breakfast sandwich comes in under 400 calories.

Click here for the deal. Be sure you're logged into Facebook. The coupon expires on Feb. 28.

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Free potholder from Pyrex


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Pyrex cookware is offering a free "I (Heart) Pyrex" potholder.

The company has teamed with Food Network celebrity chef Sandra Lee to help educate consumers on how to cook safely with its glass productcs after "Consumer Reports" reported in a recent issue on injuries caused by the cookware unexpectidely exploding or shattering.

Click here for the deal.

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Free downloads: 15 Lonely Planet City Guide Apps for iPhone, iPad through Friday


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Download 15 free Lonely Planet city guide apps for iPhone, iPod and iPad for free through Friday. Normally, they can cost as much as $5.99 each to download.

According to the Lonely Planet blog, you can get free apps that offer travel advice, tips and destination information for Miami, Fort Myers, Sanibel, San Francisco, New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Toronto, Los Angeles and Montreal. The apps offer loads of information on lodging, shopping, dining, festivals, arts sporting evens, internet availablity, history and so much more. According to the blog, the company says it's making them available because so many travelers are stuck because of snow storms.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4.

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Send a free, sexy Victoria's Secret Valentine e-card to your sweetie


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Heat up Valentine's Day by sending a sexy Victoria's Secret e-card to your sweetheart.

Create a personalized electronic card by choosing a theme and a message. Pick flirty, sweet or naughty messages, depending on your mood.

Just two of the enticing options: "Forget Valentine's Day...It's the Night You'll Remember" or "Your Kisses Are Like Candy...and I'm Craving Something Sweet."

Seal it with a "kiss" and send it to your sweetie.

Of course, you also can select to give an optional "hint" on what you'd like from VS as a gift. You know, for the big reveal.

Click here for the deal. You can send the Valentine through Feb. 14.

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Free game download: 'Angry Birds' for PC


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Get a free download of "Angry Birds" for PC, the addictive game that was only available for your mobile device.

Have a grand old time using slingshots to launch birds at dumb looking pigs on your personal computer. Trust me, you can waste hours doing it.

More than 12 million games have been purchased for 99 cents through Apple's App Store. When the game was offered on Android for free, it got a millon downloads in one day.

You'll be seeing more Angry Birds when they launch themselves into theaters in the forthcoming animated "Rio", set for release on April 15. Let the mass merchandising begin!

Click here for the deal.

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Buy one cone, get one free from Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream


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Baskin-Robbins is offering a buy one, get one free coupon on any cone (excluding waffle cones) to celebrate its 2 million fans on Facebook.com.

Click here to get the coupon. It expires on March 5. Be sure you're logged into Facebook.com.

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Coupon: Free waffle at Waffle House


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Kick off the weekend with a free waffle from Waffle House. The coupon's good for any variety on the menu. Since the coupon doesn't expire until March 1, you could get up to 32 free waffles with this offer!

Click here for the deal.

P.S. If you want to keep it light, here's a coupon for a free Bagel Thin and Light Schmear with drink purchase at Einstein Bros. Bagels. It's only 225 calories.

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Free after rebate: 'AVG PC Tuneup 2011' software ($30 value)


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Get free after rebate "AVG PC Tuneup 2011" software costing from NewEgg.com. Buy it and AVG will send you a $30 Visa gift card in the mail.

Improve your PC's performance and help you surf the Web faster with this package that is good for up to three users.

"AVG Tuneup" fixes registry problems that cause freezing, crashing and stability issues. The program removes corrupted registries that eat memory and slow down applications. The Internet optimizer tunes your Internet connection settings to speed up your online life, too. There's also a handy recover function to retrieve accidentally deleted files.

You have to buy the software by Feb. 3 and file the rebate within 30 days to get your money back. Limit one per customer.

Click here for the deal. The software must be purchased from NewEgg.com by Feb. 3.

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Free order of new Korean BBQ at Pei Wei Asian Diner


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Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Pei Wei Asian Diner with a free order of the chain's new Korean BBQ being introduced next week.

Stop in at any Pei Wei on Wednesday or Thursday (Jan. 26 and Jan. 27) and get a card for the free order. Return to the restaurant on Monday, Jan. 31 through Feb. 6 to try the new menu item, which shows up on Monday.

The Asian fast-food chain, which is a sister concept of the upscale P.F. Chang's, offers meals in five languages: Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese.

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

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Coupon: Free New York Style snack product ($3.99 value)


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Just in time for the big game, New York Style Brand snack products is offering a coupon for a free bag of Pita Chips, Bagel Crisps or Risotto Chips valued at $3.99.

You have to register with the site, which took about two minutes.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on Jan. 30. Do it now! They'll go quick!

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Free Bagel Thin and Light Schmear at Einstein Bros. Bagels


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Start your week off right (and light) with a free Fresh Baked Bagel Thin and Light Schmear at Einstein Bros. with a beverage purchase using a coupon from the bagel shop's Facebook.com fan page.

The new breakfast offering is only 225 calories.

Click here for the deal and then click the "Coupon" tab. It expires on Feb. 20.

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Download six free Men's Health video workouts ($7.99 value each)


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Men's Health magazine is offering free "Workouts to Go" that you can download to your computer or phone. They usually cost $7.99 each.

Choose fitness videos featuring workout secrets from NFL stars like Drew Brees in "Train Like a Champion" or increase strength and pack on the muscle with the "NFL Workout," "Chris Klug's Ab Workout," "Outdoor Workout," "Playground Workout" and "The Impact Workout."

There also are workouts featuring Derek Jeter and LeBron James, but those are gonna cost you.

Click here for the deal.

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Free $12 movie ticket from General Mills


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General Mills is offering free $12 movie tickets with the purchase of two specially marked boxes of cereal with codes inside the boxes.

The great thing about this offer is you redeem the codes online and then print out your free ticket to area theaters. I had two boxes of Reese's Puffs in my pantry and put in the codes and got my ticket in about one minute!

Click here for the deal. The offer expires Aug. 31. See particpating theaters here.

Also, if you're going to the movies, print out these coupons for a free popcorn or Coke at South Florida theaters.

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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 vidoe 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.

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Buy two video games, get one free at BestBuy.com


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BestBuy.com is offering a buy two, get one free offer on popular video games costing $29.99 or more.

Mix and match popular titles like "Call of Duty Black Ops," "Halo Reach," and "Just Dance 2" for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP, and DS platforms.

Click here for the deal.

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Free $10 Visa gift cards from AT&T


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AT&T is offering free $10 Visa gift cards for enrolling in paperless billing or AutoPay for wireless, U-verse, Internet and home phone accounts. (Bonus: you’ll save $5.28 in postage a year.)

Personally, I enjoy getting an indecipherable 47-page cell phone bill and killing a tree a month, so I'm not going to enroll.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on June 27.

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Free $5 Video on Demand credit from Amazon


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Make tonight a free movie night. Amazon.com is offering a free $5 credit to new customers who try its Video on Demand service. You can watch on your computer or television.

The free credit can be applied toward rentals or purchases of hit movies and TV seasons.

Stretch the credit by renting movies in the Special Deals section. Rent "Iron Man 2" for $1.99. "Mad Men" seasons are $1.99, too. There's also a free section offering TV episodes, movie extras and special content.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on March 31.

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Free fries at Checkers, Wendy's


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Get a coupon for an order of free large french fries with any purchase at Checkers with an e-mail signup through Facebook.com (you don't have to be on Facebook to get the deal).

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

Also, play Wendy's Fry for All Game on Facebook and get a coupon for free fries and you can win an Xbox 360 with Kinect, and Apple iPad, Shuffle and other prizes.

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Coupons: Free appetizer at Chili's; 20 percent off at T.G.I. Friday's


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Going out to dinner tonight? Here's a coupon good for a free appetizer with any entree purchase at Chili's.

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

Just found another more:

20 percent off entire check at T.G.I. Friday's; expires Jan. 27.

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Explore Everglades National Park for free Saturday through Monday


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Explore Everglades National Park, the treasure in South Florida's backyard, this holiday weekend for free during the U.S. National Park system's free entrance days celebrating Martin Luther King's birthday.

The park service is offering free entrance to over 100 U.S. parks Saturday through Monday.

In Florida, gain free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and Gulf Islands National Seashore.

There are so many wonderful and interesting things to do and see in Everglades National Park. Explore by bike, canoe or on foot. Here's highlights of scheduled events, weather permitting; call 305-242-7700 to make reservations, verify events and times:

Anhinga Amble: Take a ranger-led 50 minute stroll along the Anhinga Trail; 10:30 a.m. daily.

Slough Slog: Wade through the river of grass into the shadows of a ‘gator hole’ or cypress dome;
2:30 and 4:30 Saturday and Monday.

Nike Missile Base: Take a free, guided tour through the historic site where the U.S. Army defended the United States from Soviet and Cuban attack during the Cold War. Tours are at 11 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; 2 and 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Shark Valley: Take a two-hour tram tour with trained naturalists. Costs: $18.25 for adults; $17.25 for seniors; $11.50 for kids 3-12.

Here's a link to all the parks you can visit for free.

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Free after rebate: Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Primer ($10.95 value)


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Try the new Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Correcting Primer valued at $10.95 for free with a rebate.

The new mineral makeup primer comes in nude, pink or green and conveniently has a brush attached. It promises to color-correct imperfections and boost makeup's staying power. Nude would cover dark areas, green counteracts redness and pink brightens.

Be sure to buy the SPECIALLY MARKED product that says "TRY ME FREE." You'll need to mail in the label that says "Try Me Free," which is attached to the bottle, with the completed rebate form and receipt dated by Nov. 30. The rebate must be postmarked by Dec. 15.

Physicians Formula is a high-quality affordable line that has received high marks from our Pretty Good Idea beauty testers. Find the Physicians Formula line at Target, Walmart, CVS Pharmacy, Albertsons and Ulta stores.


Click here for the rebate form.

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Coupons: Free milk


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Got milk? Well you do now!

Enter the Pour One More Contest and you could win a year of milk for free and so will a family in need. But even if you don't win, you'll get one of two coupons: A free single serve of milk of any brand or flavor valued at $1.50 with the purchase of a 1/2 gallon or gallon of white milk or a coupon for a free 1/2 gallon of chocolate milk valued at $3 with the purchase of two gallons of white milk.

The offer's good for the first 100,000 to register. The link to the coupon will be e-mailed to you.

Click here for the deal. The coupons expire on Feb. 11. They'll go quick, so don't wait.

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Coupon: Free deluxe sample of StriVectin-SD cream


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Get a free deluxe sample of StriVectin-SD Intensive Concentrate for Stretch Marks and Wrinkles from Sephora Inside JCPenney. (It's not redeemable at Sephora stores.)

StriVectin-SD is packed with peptides and promises to diminish the appearance of stretch marks and wrinkles and improve discoloration, texture and tone of the skin in two to eight weeks. A 5-ounce tube costs $135.

Click here for the coupon. It expires on Feb. 4.

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Free six-song "Biggest Loser" download featuring Rihanna, Ke$ha, Nelly, Black Eyed Peas


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We're beginning week two of the New Year. And how's that #1 Resolution going? Here's your second-week motivator! Download a free six-song playlist of "The Biggest Loser and Subway Workout Mix -- Wake Up and Workout."

Enter your e-mail address and get 30-minutes of high-energy pop tunes featuring:"Forget You" by Cee Lo Green, Nelly's "Just a Dream," The Time (Dirty Bit) by the Black Eyed Peas, "We R Who We R" by Ke$ha, "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love Again" by Usher and Pitbull and "What's My Name" by Rihanna and Drake.

My fave is the Pea's snappy remake of "Time of My Life" from "Dirty Dancing."

Click here for the deal. Now, sync, press play and Drink It!!

Bonus: Click here to get the previous free 12-song "Biggest Loser and Subway" workout mix featuring music from Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys and more.

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Coupons: Free popcorn, Coke at South Florida theaters


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Here's a few coupons good at movie theaters through Jan. 31:

Get a free small popcorn at any Muvico theater; upgrade to a large for $1.

Get a free large Coke with any large popcorn purchast at AMC Theatres.

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Free PDF cookbook "The Best of Betty Crocker 2010"


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Get a free download of "The Best of Betty Crocker 2010."

This 25-page PDF cookbook features the top 25 recipes of 2010 and is broken into the four season of Spring, Summer, Fall and Holiday. It offers great recipe for quick entrees, appetizers and desserts. It has some really nice quick meal ideas.

Click here for the deal. If you like it, click your "File" menu and select "Save As" and hit return to save it to your desktop.

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Free Tire Air Pressure Check Kit from Hankook Tires


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Get a free Tire Air Pressure Check Kit from Hankook Tires as part of the company's new "Be Safe...Air 'Em Up" consumer safety campaign.

Properly inflated tires save fuel and wear on your tires. The kit will help encourage you to check your tires more frequently. I know I only check my tires before I head on a road trip. You can improve fuel efficiency by up to 3.3 percent with properly inflated tires, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

HandkookTireUSA.com says on its website that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 27 percent of passenger cars and 32 percent of pickup trucks, SUV’s and minivans have at least one under inflated tire and that tires can lose as much as 50 percent of inflation pressure and not appear to be flat.

Click here for the deal. Enter the words "Air" and "Up" in the two boxes at the top of the page. The offer expires on Feb. 28.

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Free iPhone case from Sephora


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Download the Sephora to Go app for your iPhone and show it at the store and get a free iPhone case for the 3G, 3GS or 4 models. No purchase is required.

Click here for the deal.

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Coupon: Free hashbrowns at Waffle House


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The Waffle House says Happy New Year with a free order for hashbrowns with a coupon.

There are Waffle House locations all over Central and South Florida.

Click here for the coupon. It expires on Jan. 15.

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Coupon: Free poppers and coffee from Einstein Bros.


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Start the New Year off right with a coupon for free Poppers & Coffee with the purchase of a breakfast sandwich at Einstein Bros. Bagels.

Click here for the coupon. It expires on Jan. 7.

Happy New Year!

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Free 2011 calendar with recipes, coupons from DeLallo Italian Food


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Get a free 2011 calendar from Italian foodmaker DeLallo.

The 12-month wall calendar has tasty recipes to enjoy all year long and coupons to save on DeLallo products.

Visit Delallo.com/survey/2011-delallo-calendar-giveaway for the deal. You have to take a short survey.

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Free Women's Day recipe book


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Get a free recipe book from UnitedHeathcare and Women's Day with ideas on creating healthy meals for everyday life.

Since nearly everyone's New Year's resolution includes a better diet, this offer is perfectly timed.

Click here for the deal. It expires on Jan. 3.

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Free Chick-fil-A Spicy Chicken Biscuit


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Get a free new Chick-fil-A Spicy Chicken Biscuit when you make a reservation beginning Monday, Dec. 27 through Jan. 1.

Choose the store, day and time and then, stop in to get the new spicy breakfast treat from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 3 through Jan. 8. The new item shows up on menus on Jan. 10.

Click here to make your reservation. There are a limited number of freebies, so cluck -- er, click -- sooner rather than later.

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12-song download of "Best New Music of 2010" from NPR


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National Pubic Radio is offering a free 12-song download in iTunes of its picks for "The Best New Music of 2010."

Here's the list of tunes:

"You Make Me Smile" by Aloe Blacc
"Outfit Hoola" by Archie Bronson
"Revel in Contempt" by Buke and Gass
"Do the Astral Plane" by Flying Lotus
"The Reluctant Graveyard" by Jeremy Messersmith
"All Alone In an Empty House" by Lost in the Trees
"I Get Nervous" by Lower Dens
"El Juidero" by Rita Indiana & Los Misterios
"Summit" by Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green
"One Day" by Sharon Ven Etten
"Il trovatore" by Sondra Radvanovsky
"Ave Maria" by Stile Antico

Click here for the deal.

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Free $7 in Amazon MP3 and video credits


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Get a free $2 Amazon MP3 credit with a coupon code and get a $5 credit for Amazon Video on Demand when you connect your Amazon.com and Twitter accounts.

The promotion is designed to get you to buy music as a last-minute gift. If you still need something, consider giving a album or songs from Amazon and you get something out the deal for yourself. Amazon is offering a $5 promotional code for use on Amazon Video on Demand when you buy a qualifying album or playlist for $7.99 or more on Amazon MP3 during the promotion. Check out Amazon's pick for the best albums of 2010.

Also, don't forget to check out Amazon's free MP3 downloads of 25 Days of Holiday Music.

Click here for the deal. Enter GIVEMP3S to get your $2 credit. The code expires on Dec. 26.

Click here to get the $5 Video on Demand credit. The deal expires on Jan. 1.

P.S. You can get a free song credit from Microsoft's Bing.com with an e-mail signup, too.

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Free Tarina Tarantino Pearl Glow Primer ($11.50 value) at Sephora


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Download the Sephora to Go app for your iPhone and show it at the store and get a free deluxe sample of Tarina Tarantino Pearl Glow Primer valued at $11.50.

Click here for the deal.

What's that, you say? You don't have an iPhone? Then here's a coupon for a free deluxe sample of Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude from Sephora Inside JC Penney.
Just print it out and bring it to Penney's to get your free fragrance sample. It expires Jan. 12. :)

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Need last-minute gifts? Amazon offers free one-day shipping


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Amazon.com is offering free, expidited one-day shipping on select products, so it's not too late for couch potatoes to get that last-minute gift.

There are some nice gift options, like a Sterling Silver and Diamond-Accent Key Pendant on an 18-inch Rolo Chain for $16.

When you add a qualifying product to your cart, select "One-Day Shipping" and Amazon will apply the shipping discount at checkout.

Click here for the deal.

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Get a free $5 Starbucks card with purchase of Via Ready Brew


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Purchase a 12-pack of Starbucks Via Ready Brew and get a free $5 Starbucks gift card on Tuesday and Wednesday. A box of the instant coffee costs $9.95.

Click here for the deal.

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Free song download from "Tron: Legacy" from Daft Punk


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Get a free iTunes download of "The Game Has Changed" by Daft Punk from the "Tron: Legacy" soundtrack.

Click here for the deal.

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Make and send free, fun animated e-cards from JibJab and OfficeMax


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Turn yourself, family and friends into dancin' fools with free, fun, animated holiday e-cards from JibJab and OfficeMax.

Upload a few pictures and you're on your way to entertaining everyone you know with crazy holiday animations set to music. On JibJab, there are two freebies: Holiday Rock and Holiday Disco. The OfficeMax card is free. When you're done, e-mail or share them on Facebook.

Click here for the deal.

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10 free Christmas songs from Radiohead, Kanye West, Feist and more


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Download 10 free Christmas songs from TheDownPlayer.com.

Get holiday tunes from Kanye West, Radiohead, Fiona Apple, Feist and others. Just click on the album covers to download.

Click here for the deal.

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Free 'Snow Globe Me' app


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Have some wintry fun by creating animated snow globes of yourself and friends with the free "Snow Globe Me" app on iTunes.

You can upload or take pictures, add them to the globe (that's me at right!) and then control the backgrounds. Shake it up and it snows, just like a real snow globe! It's so cute!

When you're done, Tweet, Facebook or e-mail your creations to family and friends with a holiday greeting.

Click here for the deal. Merry Christmas!

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Coupon: $10 off $20 purchase at Sears