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Free Starbucks beverage with new holiday tasting card


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Buy five Starbucks lattes and get a free beverage with the new holiday beverage tasting card at participating stores.

Here's how the new program works:

Grab a beverage tasting card in stores while supplies last and collect stickers through Jan. 2 when you buy a Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread or Caramel Brulée lattes. Get five stickers and score a free beverage of your choice.

Click here for the deal. Cards must be redeemed by March 4.

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Free Seattle's Best coffee for Black Friday


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Wake up and smell the freebie!

Seattle’s Best Coffee is giving away free 10-cup samples of ground coffee by mail for Black Friday through Facebook.

Visit the fan page and click the “Black Friday Coffee Break ” tab to sign up to get a 1.75 ounce sample of Level 3 ground coffee, which is enough to make a pot. You also can print out a coupon for $2 off.

Click here for the deal. The offer runs through Nov. 22. One per household.

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It's Freebie Friday! Check our list stuffed with free stuff and coupons


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It's Freebie Friday! Let's celebrate with a Thanksgiving edition of our huge freebie free-for-all! We've stuffed our list with free samples and coupons to save your hundreds of dollars on shopping, dining and fun things to do. Use it to save all weekend.

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

Free Thanksgiving recipe guide from Williams-Sonoma
Coupon: $15 off organic turkey at BJ's Wholesale Club with purchase
Free 60-day membership at BJ's Wholesale Club; expires Dec. 31
Shopping news: Toys R Us to open at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving, offers free $30 gift bags
Black Friday deals and store openings on Thursday and Friday
Walmart guarantees deals on iPads, TVs starting 10 p.m. Thanksgiving for Black Friday
Free holiday lattes at Starbucks through Sunday
Free Motorola Android smartphones at Best Buy with service agreement
Free 2013 Miami Dolphins Swimsuit Calendar with food donations to Ed Morse dealership; expires Friday
Lauren Tannehill celebrates opening of Sawgrass Mills Fashion Row
Coupon: BOGO Starbucks Cappuccino, Espresso at Starbucks inside Target stores; expires
Free Seattle's Best Coffee for Black Friday; through Facebook; expires Nov. 22
Nov. 23
Coupon: Free $10 gift card with every $75 purchase at Toys R Us; expires Nov. 17
Coupon: $10 off at Party City; expires Nov. 30
Coupon: $7 off an entree at Romano's Macaroni Grill; expires Nov. 21
Shopping news: Target stores opening at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving for Black Friday
Listen to 130 channels of SiriusXM radio for free; through Nov. 27.
High-tech Bookmobile rolls into South Florida on Saturday
Free Star Wars Snowflakes for holiday decorating
Dining Deals: Roundup of free eats, treats and coupons
Free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens for military families
Free 16-pound turkey with prescription transfer at Publix Pharmacy; expires Dec. 5
Free deluxe product for men at Nordstrom's Shave Swap event; expires Nov. 30
Shopping news: H&M opens flagship store in Miami Beach
Coupon: 30 percent off at Coach Factory Stores; expires Nov. 30
Nominate friends to win gift cards from Best Buy Gifted Sweepstakes; through Facebook; expires Jan. 5
Coupon: $15 off $75 at Macy's offering hot deals at midnight on Black Friday
Free Publix Stocking Spree booklet offers $50 in coupons
AT&T customers can text donations to Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy victims
Coupon: $10 off $30 purchase at Bath & Body Works; expires Nov. 16
Sawgrass Mills opening at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving night for Black Friday
Black Friday: Sears opening at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day

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Listen to SiriusXM radio for free through Nov. 27


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Listen to SiriusXM radio for free through Nov. 27.

Tune in all 60 channels of commercial-free music, news, comedy, andtalk radio. Listen to the full 130 channel lineup on the Internet for free, too, with a 14-day online trial.

Click here for the deal.

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

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Coupon: $7 off any entree at Romano's Macaroni Grill


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Save $7 off any entree to celebrate the 25th anniversary at Romano's Macaroni Grill with a Facebook coupon.

Like the fan page, click on the offer and the coupon will be emailed to you. The chain also has introduced its fall menu offerings of Grilled Fillet With Lobster Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Cacciatore or Butternut Asiago Tortellaci, right. Appetizers include Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Crostini and Chianti Sausage and Crispy Potatoes.

Print the coupon or show it on your smartphone to your server to redeem.

Click here for the deal. The offer, one per party per table, expires on Nov. 21.

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


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It's Tasty Tuesday! Check out our roundup of free eats and treats


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It's Tasty Tuesday! Check our delicious list of coupons for free eats, treats so you can save some dough on dining this week.

Romano's Macaroni Grill: $7 off any entree with a Facebook coupon; expires Nov. 21.

Chili's: Free kids meals, appetizers or desserts with two coupons. Expires Wednesday

Olive Garden: 20 percent off entire lunch check; expires Thursday.

Waffle House: Free hashbrowns; expires in March.


Carvel: Free ice cream cone at on Thursday.

Starbucks in Target stores: Coupon for BOGO hot espresso drinks with a mobile coupon; expires Nov. 23.

Burger King: Free ice cream cones, Icees and scholarships through Oct. 31.

IKEA: Kids eat free on Tuesdays, no purchase necessary.

Denny's: Two kids eat free on Tuesdays and Saturdays with adult entree purchase. Also, get a free late-night appetizer with a beverage purchase.

Johnny Rockets: Free hamburgers with e-club signup.

T.G.I. Friday's: Free appetizer valued at $8 with mobile app download.

IHOP: Free meals when you sign up for The Pancake Revolution email club.

Champs: Get a free cheeseburger or dessert when you sign up for the chain's Fan club.

RA Sushi: Get a free $20 gift certificate good on your half-birthday when you sign up for emails.

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

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Free ice cream cone at Carvel on Thursday


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Get a free Carvel ice cream cone on Thursday with a twist to help Hurricane Sandy victims.

Stop in from noon to 8 p.m. to get a free junior cone. Make a $3 donation to the American Red Cross to benefit hurricane victims and get a free coupon book with $30 in savings.

Click here for the deal.

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Free kids meals, appetizers or desserts at Chili's through Wednesday


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Get a free kids' meal with entree purchase at Chili's with a Facebook coupon good through Wednesday. We also have a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert,.

Click here for the deal. The limit is two kids meals.

Click here for the free appetizer or dessert coupon.

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EXPIRED: Free 12-month AARP membership ($16 value)


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UPDATE: This deal has expired. We'll let you know when the link goes live again.

This popular offer is back again! Get a free yearly AARP membership if you're age 50 and over from the American Association of Retired Persons. If you already have an AARP membership, it will be extended for 12 months for free, too. A yearly membership costs $16 a year. The offer good for new members or if you have renewed once before.

Enter your birthday to verify eligibility to sign up and you'll get your card in the mail in 4-8 weeks.

The card saves you money. Flash it to get terrific discounts at more than 15,000 restaurants, travel, entertainment, shopping, prescriptions and more.
Some offers: Save at 10 percent on an Amazon Kindle, get a free doughnut with coffee purchase at Dunkin' Donuts and Regal Theatre, where you can present your card and get a 32 oz. soft drink and a 64 oz. popcorn for $5.50 and get 20 percent off your check at Denny's.

Click here for the deal. Don't wait!

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Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies around South Florida


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On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their service and sacrifice to keep America strong and free.

Hundreds of retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S. military, National Guard and reservists on Sunday and Monday. In some cases, spouses and families members are included, too.

Many military discounts aren’t publicized, so be sure to ask if one available before making a purchase or dining and have your military identification so you can take advantage of the deal.

FREE EATS & TREATS:

americanflagjpg25.jpgApplebee's: Free signature entree on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgBoston's on the Beach: At 40 S. Ocean Blvd. in Delray Beach, is offering free $16 lunch or dinner entree from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday. 561-278-3364.

americanflagjpg25.jpgCalifornia Pizza Kitchen: Free pizza and a drink on Sunday and Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgChampp's: Free cheeseburger & fries on Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgChili's: Chose from seven meals from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday with $5 desserts.

americanflagjpg25.jpgDenny's: Free all-you-can-eat pancakes from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgEinstein Bros. Bagels: Free classic or signature bagel on Sunday. Shmear not included.

americanflagjpg25.jpgFriendly's: Free breakfast and coffee until 11 a.m. Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgGolden Corral: Free meal from 4 to 9 p.m. on Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgHooters: Get 10 free wings with drink purchase at participating Central and South Florida restaurants on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgKrispy Kreme: Free doughnut and small coffee on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgLittle Caesars: Free Crazy Bread on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgLonestar Steakhouse: Free entree from the Stars & Stripes menu on Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgLonghorn Steakhouse: Free Texas Tonion appetizer and beverage on Sunday and Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgMiller's Ale House: Save 50 percent off any entree on Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgOlive Garden: Free entree on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgOutback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and Coke on Sunday and Monday. Plus, 10 percent discount Nov. 13-Dec. 1.

americanflagjpg25.jpgRed Lobster: Free appetizer on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgT.G.I. Friday's: Free lunch for vets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m on Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgTijuana Flats: Vets and active military eat free with purchase of another entree on Sunday. Plus, 10 percent off always with ID.

SHOPPING & SERVICES:

americanflagjpg25.jpgAARP Card: Free 12-month membership or renewal for everyone, not just vets.

americanflagjpg25.jpgFree car washes: GraceForVets.org lists free South Florida car washes offering freebies on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgMassage Envy: Save $60 per year on massages.

americanflagjpg25.jpgHome Depot: Veterans and immediate families can get 10 percent off purchases with a maximum discount up to $500 on Monday with some restrictions. The discount also is available to vets on Independence, Labor and Veterans Day. Active duty, career and disabled vets and reservist guards and family can get the discounts every day.

americanflagjpg25.jpgLowe’s: Same deal as Home Depot, above.

americanflagjpg25.jpgApple’s Federal Government & Military Employee Purchase Program: Get discounts from 4 percent to 9 percent on Apple products. Call 877-377-6362 for details.

americanflagjpg25.jpgGM Military Discount: General Motors offers savings of up to $500 on most Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles in what it claims is “the best military discount from any car company.” The offer is for active duty members, reserves and retirees and spouses.

THINGS TO DO:

americanflagjpg25.jpgButterfly World: Veterans and active-duty military with ID get in free at the Coconut Creek attraction through Monday. That's a $24.95 value.

americanflagjpg25.jpgFree park entrance: Visit U.S. National Parks for free through Monday; Florid state parks are free on Sunday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgNational Parks Pass: Active military personnel and their dependents can get a free annual pass to U.S. National Parks and Fish and Wildlife Service sites. Those 62 and older can get a lifetime Seniors Pass for free entrance to more than 2,000 parks for $10.

americanflagjpg25.jpgMiami Seaquarium: Military, veterans, first responders, city, county, state and federal employees get free admission on Sunday and Monday; guests get in for $11.

americanflagjpg25.jpgDisney's Armed Forces Salute: Walt Disney World is offering active and retired members of the U.S. military, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists and spouses may buy up to six 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets for $138 each. Tickets must be purchased at U.S. military sales outlets, not at the gate. Plus, get up to 40 percent off at Disney Resorts by calling 407-939-7830.

americanflagjpg25.jpgAheuser-Busch Here's to the Heroes: Free entrance to SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, for any active duty, a reservist, or National Guardsman and up to three dependents Here's to the Heroes program. Expires Dec. 31.

americanflagjpg25.jpgNPS.org's History E-Library The National Park Service honors American veterans with an amazing web list of NPS.org sites about U.S. battlefields, military parks or related themes. From the French and Indain War to the Cold War.

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Free entrance at Butterfly World for veterans on Sunday and Monday


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Veterans and active-duty military get in free at Butterfly World in Coconut Creek on Sunday and Monday for Veterans Day. That's a $24.95 value.

Bring along your ID to get free entrance.

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.

There is a $1.50 per person gate fee to get into Tradewinds Park.

Click here for the deal.

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Free entrance to national and state parks for Veterans Day


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Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and state parks to celebrate Veterans Day.

U.S. National Parks: Entrance fees are waived on Saturday through Monday.

Explore Everglades National Park. There are lots of fun things to do.

Shark Valley: Ride the tram or bike the 15-mile loop on and see thousands of beautiful migratory birds and countless alligators sunning themselves on the road. Call 305-221-8455 or visit Everglades Guided Tour page for bike rental and tram prices and times.

Anhinga Amble: Free 10:30 a.m. daily ranger-led 30-minute tour down the Anhinga Trail let's visitors easily view alligators, wading birds and other wildlife. Meet at Royal Palm Visitor Center benches. Call 305-242-7700 for more info.

Nike Missile Base: Explore the historic Cold War U.S. Army Nike Missile Site HM-69. Tours are offered from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sundays through Dec. 15. Reservations are required. Call 305-242-7700. On Monday, tTour the base from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Veterans Day Annual Open House. No reservations required.

Other parks on the Florida list include Dry Tortugas National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and Gulf Islands National Seashore.

Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Sunday.

The Conch Stomp Band gives a bluegass concert from 2 to 4 p.m. at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in Palm Beach. Or frolic in the sand at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne and have a picnic at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania. Another run options is canoeing or Rollerblading on the 1.9-mile road at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, right, in Fort Lauderdale.

Find a South Florida state park with addresses and hours.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is waiving some its recreational area fees on Sunday for veterans. Vets can use boat ramps and swimming beach areas in the Lake Okeechobee area for free, with only verbal confirmation of veteran status required. The freebie does not apply to campgrounds or picnic shelter.

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Free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens for military families


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Anheuser-Busch salutes our troops by offering free admission year round to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Sesame Place and Water County USA theme parks to members of the U.S. military and their families with a valid ID.

The “Here’s to the Heroes” program is good for all active-duty military personnel in all service branches, active members of a reserve or National Guard unit and up to three direct dependents. Just register and get free single-day admissions to SeaWorld Orlando, San Diego or San Antonio; Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Williamsburg, Sesame Place in Pennsylvania, Adventure Island in Tampa and Water Country USA in Virginia. Family members can get in free without their service member.

There are some restrictions and the deal is valid for one admission per person, per year.

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

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Election Day freebies offered around South Florida


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You’re going to work up an appetite standing in line and voting on Tuesday.

Ballots are long -- running up to four pages front and back in some instances -- and are packed with a record 11 Constitutional amendments. So we've rounded up a list of free drinks and eats offered by South Florida business to help you celebrate voting.

Your “I Voted” sticker gets you the goods.

Aveda Institute South Florida: Get 20 percent off any service at the Davie teaching salong with sticker with Facebook coupon good on Tuesday only.

The Angler's Resort: Free beer or glass of wine with a sticker at 660 at The Angler's in South Beach.

Blockbuster: Rent one movie and get one free up to $1.99 in stores on Tuesday with coupon.

Buca Di Beppo: Buy any lunch item and get one of equal or lesser value free with coupon valid on Nov. 6 only. Locations in Davie, Wellington and Orlando.

California Pizza Kitchen: Save $5 off online orders of $30 with coupon code VOTED through Friday.

Chili's: Free appetizer with entree purchase with a Facebook coupon good through Nov. 6.

Jet Blue: Vote Democrat or Republican for a chance at a free flight in the Election Protection Sweepstakes.

Moe's Southwestern Grill: $5 nachos with sticker on Election Day at South Florida locations. (Thanks, Gina!)

Olive Garden: Free small dessert with entree purchase at Olive Garden on Tuesday with sticker. No coupon necessary.

Ovenella: Free glass of house wine and choice of salad valued at $15-$25 with entree purchase and a sticker. Located in Boca Raton.

Pei Wei Asian Diner: 20 percent off online orders up to $100 with code ELECT on Tuesday.

Quarterdeck: Show your sticker and get 50 percent off any entree with purchase of a beverage at six South Florida locations.

RA Sushi: Get a free California Roll valued at $6.50 with sticker and $10 purchase at locations in Pembroke Pines and Palm Beach Gardens.

Romano's Macaroni Grill: $10 off $20 online orders with code RMGTOGO on Tuesday.

Saveology.com: Get $3 credit from the Margate-based daily deal site after voting in its Political Poll; if your pick wins, you get an additional $3 credit. The offer expires on Nov. 5 and credits must redeemed by Dec. 31.

Schakolad Chocolate Factory: Free election-themed chocolate on Tuesday at Davie shop.

7-Eleven: Free blue Obama or red Romney coffee cup with coffee purchase.

Starbucks: Visit the coffee shop on Tuesday and get a free Indivisible wristband. No purchase is necessary.

SunSentinel.com: Free digital access on Tuesday; Sign up for 59-cents for five weeks.

Sweet Tomatoes: BOGO entree with purchase of two drinks with a coupon good on Tuesday.

Tijuana Flats: Free "Guac the Vote" offers appetizer with sticker on Tuesday. One per customer.

Zipcars: Get half off a rental Nov. 6 with the "Zip to the Polls" promotion offered from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Free kids' haircuts at JC Penney every Sunday in November


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JC Penney salons are offering free haircuts for kids every Sunday in November.

Call now to make an appointment for children in grades K-6 can get the freebie. Walk-ins will not be accepted. The chain is bringing back the popular promotion after giving away 1.6 million free back-to-school haircuts in August.

On another note, JC Penney's CEO Ron Johnson sent out $10 gift certificates good on $10 purchases to customers via email on Oct. 11. They must be redeemed by Sunday, Nov. 4. Check your inbox for "A Letter And Gift From Our CEO" if you haven't yet.

Also, through Nov. 22, customers can round up their store purchases to the nearest dollar to support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.

Click here to find a salon.

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Free entry to museums on Saturday and Sunday


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It's the first full weekend of the month on Saturday and Sunday, which means you can visit nine South Florida museums for free with an ID and a Bank of America credit or debit card.

Get in free at more than 150 U.S. venues with BOA's Museum on Us program. It offers each cardholder one free general admission on the first full weekend of each month.

On the list:

South Florida museums:
IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Museum in Dania Beach
The Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale
Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale (open Sunday only; closed Saturday for a special event)
South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach
Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach
Miami Art Museum
Miami Children's Museum
Miami Science Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami

Central Florida venues:
Orlando Museum of Art
The Menello Museum of American Art
The Orange County Regional History Center

Click here for the deal.

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Free slice of Sbarro pizza on Saturday


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Get a free slice of pizza at Sbarro with a coupon. You must have the coupon to get the freebie.

The restaurants are giving away the free NY Cheese pizza to celebrate reaching 100,000 fans on Facebook.

Click here for the deal and to find a location.

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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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Free Halloween eats & treats at Krispy Kreme, Chipotle, Chili's and more


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We’ve scared up a spooktacular list of free eats and treats (no tricks) on Wednesday to celebrate Halloween.

These freebies and deals are being offered at participating South Florida restaurants for kids, young and old, costumes required, unless otherwise noted.

Buca di Beppo: Free large garlic break and 10 percent off Famaglia Meals; expires Wednesday.

Carrabba Italian Grill: Order any Wood-Fired Pizza online for $5 with coupon code "$5 pizza" in the special instructions box.

Chili's: Get a free appetizer of kids 12 and under get a free meal with adult entrée purchases with two coupons.

Chipotle Mexican Grill: $2 burrito, bowl, tacos or salad for kids and adults dressed in costume from 4 p.m. to closing. No coupon needed.

Krispy Kreme: Free Halloween or Pumpkin Spice doughnut for anyone in costume. No coupon or purchase is necessary.

Gloria Jean's: Free 4-ounce samples of Pumpkin Spice Chillers and Lattes from 4 to 7 p.m. at participating coffee shops.

Maggie Moo's: Get $1 off a Gummy Graveyard Sundae; expires Nov. 1.

Outback Steakhouse: Free kids meal with purchase of an adult entree. Also, look inside the beverage books on tables for a “Find the Treat” sticky note and win a free steak dinner valid Nov 1-29.

Pollo Tropical: Buy a $1 Treat Book (Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties) and get four free fountain drinks and one $3-off coupon to benefit Women in Distress.

Smokey Bones: Save $5 on a $15 purchase when you dine in with a coupon that expires Nov. 4.

Sonic Drive-In: Get 50-cent corn dogs all day long, no costume necessary.

Sweet Tomatoes: Buy-one-get-one free entrees with purchase of two drinks.

Tijuana Flats: Kids in costume get a free Little Lizards meal with purchase of adult entree.

Wendy's: Buy a Halloween Frosty Coupon Book for $1 and get five coupons for free Frosty's. Proceeds benefit the Dave Thomas fondation for Adoption.

ODDS & ENDS:

Bass Pro Shop: Free 5X7 photos, crafts and more at kiddie on Halloween night.

Halloween apps: Get 16 fun and spooky sounds with the free "Halloween Sound Box" app for iOS.

Free "Plant vs. Zombies" video game: Forget the candy. Give out coupons for a free PC or Mac video game download with coupons from the American Dental Association. Offer expires Nov. 10.

Halloween Candy Buyback: South Florida dentists let kids turn Halloween candy into cash to help troops for Operation Gratitude.


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Free Krispy Kreme doughtnut with costume on Halloween


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Get a free Pumpkin Spice doughnut at participating Krispy Kreme shops on Wednesday. The free treats are for anyone in costume. No coupon, or purchase, is necessary.

If you don't have a costume handy, print out a free monster mask so you can get the sweet treat.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Doritos Locos Taco from Taco Bell on Tuesday


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The San Francisco Giants may have won the World Series, but you win a free taco from Taco Bell on Tuesday.

Everyone in America gets a free Doritos Locos Tacos from 2 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at participating restaurants for the "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" promotion after a base was stolen in the 8th inning in Game 2 on Thursday.

Click here for the steal, er deal. The offer is one per customer. No coupon or purchase will be necessary.

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AAA offers free tipsy tow service on Halloween and Nov. 1-3


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Don't be a ghoulish fool and get behind the wheel and drive drunk after that Halloween party.

Instead, arrive alive and get a free tow home from the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open on Wednesday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-3 to everyone, no membership required, but should only be used as a last resort. The offer is based on availability of trucks and call volumes.

Call 1-800-AAA-Help and a tow truck will deliver you and your vehicle home safely, no charge and no questions asked. The free service, a partnership between AAA and Budweiser, is 100 percent confidential.

In 2011, AAA received 3,000 calls; more than 18,000 intoxicated drivers have used Tow to Go vs. since the program began in 1998, according to a press release.

Free Tow to Go coverage is offered in Florida, Georgia and parts of Tennessee.

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Free $10 e-gift card from Restaurant.com


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Restaurant.com is offering a free $10 e-gift card with a promotion through Facebook.

Like the Restaurant.com fan page and enter your name and email adress and the free gift certificate will be send to you via email.

Click here for the deal.

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Free dessert at Boston Market, no purchase necessary


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Get a free individual dessert at Boston Market with a coupon. No purchase is necessary.


Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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Free 29-photo holiday package from Sears Portrait Studio ($89 value)


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Get a free 29-photo holiday package valued at $89 from Sears Portrait Studios.

The offer is for 10 4X8 cards, 15 photo gift tags and 4 photo bookmarks. There is no session fee.

Or, if you prefer, Sears also is offering coupons for free 10X30 ($124 value) and 16X24 ($84 value) wall portraits, which would make lovely holiday gifts.

Click here for the deal and to find a studio location. The offer expires Nov. 6.

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Free food for World Pasta Day on Thursday


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Celebrate World Pasta Day on Thursday with free food!

Olive Garden: Kids eat free with purchase on Thursday at Olive Garden to celebrate World Pasta Day. Buy up to two adult entree and two kids 12 and under choose free entrees on the Kid's Menu, which also includes a drink. We also have savings for lunch and dinner. The offers end Thursday.

Buca di Beppo: Get a free spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce with purchase of any large or small pasta, baked pasta or entree. The coupon expires Thursday.

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Free slice of Domino's new Handmade Pan Pizza on Tuesday


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Domino's is having a pizza party on Tuesday!

giving away free slices of its new Handmade Pan Pizza on Tuesday.

The first 200 to visit Broward and Miami-Dade County stores from noon to 4 pm. get to sample the chain's new Handmade Pan Pizza , which was introduced on Monday. The first 100 to visit Palm Beach County stores (and in the rest of the country) from noon to 2 p.m. get to sample the deep-dish treat.

Click here to find a location.

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Buy two, get one free Sriracha Chicken entree at Pei Wei Asian Diner ($9.25 valued)


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If you got the recent coupon for a free Sriracha Chicken entree at Pei Wei, check your email for a new offer for a free entree when you buy two.

Pei Wei is emailing "Fanatic Cards" with a barcode. Print it out or show on your phone and have it scanned twice over the next week weeks and get a free entree valued at up to $9.25. The coupon for the free entree will arrive via email in 24 hours.

The sweet and spicy limited-edition dish is made with shrimp, steak, chicken or veggies and tofu tossed with a sriracha sauce, garlic, ginger, basil, cilantro, lemongrass, onions, bell peppers, long beans, pineapple and tomatoes.


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Free call from Minnie Mouse or Finn McMissile


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Minnie Mouse or Finn McMissile calling!

Set up a free phone call from one of the Disney characters for your little one, compliments of Pull-Ups and Walmart.

Enter your phone number, time and pick a character. Then, have your little one answer the phone at the scheduled time.

The "Get This Potty Started" promotion is designed to help little ones transition from diapers. Pull-Ups is also offer free music downloads and a potty timer with purchase of specially marked boxes of training pants.

Click here for the deal.

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Free appetizer with drink purchase at Denny's


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Get a free appetizer with purchase of a beverage at Denny's.

The late-night coupon is good when you visit restaurants from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one coupon per check per visit. The offer ends on Nov. 18.

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Free $5 Office Depot gift card


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Office Depot is offering a free $5 gift card through the new social gift-giving site Wrapp.com.

Visit the link below at Wrapp.com and and sign in using your Facebook account.
The $5 gift card will be added to your Wrapp virtual wallet. Then, download Wrapp's Android or iPhone app on your smartphone and use it to redeem the gift card at the register at Office Depot.

Wrapp lets you give free and paid gift cards to friends and family using your computer or smartphone. Also, the site's partners, such as Office Depot, will offer a limited number of free gift cards each day.

Once you download the freebies, they go into your Wrapp virtual wallet. Some can be redeemed online and others in stores on your smartphone.

You also can send gift cards for redemption on smartphones to friends and family through Facebook.com.

Click here to for the deal. The offer ends on Nov. 16.

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Free 6-inch sandwich at Subway with purchase in October


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Wake up and smell the free sandwiches at Subway in October.

Buy any 6-inch sandwich and a drink before 9 a.m. and get one of equal or lesser value for free at participating restaurants through Oct. 31.

Start your day with a breakfast sandwich, like Bacon, Egg & Cheese, and get a lunch sub with one stop! Or get two breakfast sandwiches! Or two lunch sandwiches! Choose from the full menu.

Click here for the deal. The offer is for one per customer per visit.

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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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Free Caffè Latte at Starbucks on Monday


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Get a free Cafeè Latte at participating Starbucks on Monday and get a free Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino or Latte with purchase at Target Starbucks stores, too.

On Monday, stop in from 4 to 6 p.m. to get a taste what's brewing with the Verismo System. The new single-cup coffee machine was introduced in late September and is intended to let you enjoy barista-quality Starbucks coffee drinks at home.

Click here for the deal. Find participating Central and South Florida stores giving away the freebies and selling the new coffee maker.

Target is offering a mobile coupon good for a free Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino or Latte when you guy one at Starbucks inside Target stores through Oct. 26.

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Free admission for teachers at Miami Seaquarium on Saturday and Sunday


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Miami Seaquarium is offering Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County teachers free admission on Saturday and Sunday, and up to four guests get 50 percent off for "Totally Teacher's Weekend." The offer is for public and private school teachers.

There will be goodies and giveaways, too. Teachers also can stop by the Education Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to enter win a free field trip.

Bring a valid school ID or pay stub and picture ID to the ticket window to get the deal.

Admission is $39.95 and children 3 to 9 are $29.95. Parking costs $8. Miami Seaquarium is at 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami; for more information call the Education Department: 305-361-5705, ext. 207 or 298.

Click here for the deal.

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Free ice cream cones, Icees and scholarships from Burger King


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Make a $1 donation toward the Burger King Scholars Program and get a booklet with six yummy coupons.

Make the donation to the fall fundraiser and the Miami-based fast-food chain's will give you coupons for three free ice cream cones and three free value size soft drinks or Icee frozen drinks. Redeem at participating restaurants through Dec. 31.

In addition, U.S. high school seniors can apply for scholarships to the Burger King McLamore Foundation, which is granting $1,000 awards, 10 employee-designated $10,000 scholarships and three $50,000 James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarships starting on Nov. 15 through Jan. 10. Apply online at bkmclamorefoundation.org.

The 2013 winners will be announced in May.

The Burger King McLamore Foundation and its sponsors have given away 17.6 million in scholarships since 2000.

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Free full-sized Frederic Fekkai shampoo ($25 value) on Thursday


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Shampoo Swap time at Saks!

Get a free full-sized Frederic Fekkai shampoo valued at $25 on Thursday, Oct.11, at Sak's Fifth Avenue stores. No coupon is necessary.

Bring in any full-size shampoo and exchange it for a free, full-size 8-ounce Fekkai Advanced Shampoo. Choose from Fekkai Advanced Essential Shea, Full Blown Volume, Brilliant Glossing or Salon Technician Shampoo, while supplies last.

Click here for the deal.

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Spin and Save up to 25 cents a gallon on Shell gas


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Play Shell's Spin to Save game and save up to 25 cent a gallon on gas with the new Fuel Rewards Network program.

Spin to win the savings and then sign up for the new Shell Fuel Rewards Network program, which expands on the popular Winn-Dixie Fuelperks!

I won 25 cents off each gallon, got my card in the mail and used it at the pump today. I'm a believer! I pair my FRN card with the gas cards I get at Pulix to save even more at the pump.

After you play, you'll be prompted to sign up and a card will be mailed to you. Then, link to your credit card and start knocking cents-off-gallons when you make retail and dining purchases.

Click here for the deal.

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Free sample of Finish Quantum Dishwashing Tabs


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Get free samples of Finish Quantum Dishwashing Tablets through Facebook.

Like the fan page, click the "Get FREE Samples" tab to sign up to get the goods by mail. You'll also automatically be entered to win a Bosch Dishwasher or other great prizes.

Click here for the deal. The samples should arrive in 4-6 weeks. I

If you don't have a Facebook account, click here to sign up to get the freebie.

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Free L'Occitane en Provence Shea Butter Hand Cream


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Get a free L'Occitane en Provence Shea Butter Hand Cream valued at $5 through Facebook.com. If you signed up when we first told you about this on Oct. 1, you'll be getting a coupon for a free $10 tube on Oct. 15.

Visit the L'OCCITANE en Provence - USA fan page and click the "Free Hand Cream" tab. Then, enter your name and email address and L'Occitane will email a coupon for a free tube of it's No. 1 seller, which contains 20 percent shea butter, sweet almond extract and vitamin E.

Plus, the brand is upgrading fans to a 30 ml tube valued at $10 when it reachres 500,000 fans, which happened on Tuesday.

Redeem the coupon in stores, located all over Central and South Florida.

Click here for the deal.

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Free $5 Amazon MP3 credit, Blockbuster rentals from Scott Tissue


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Get a free $5 Amazon MP3 credit and free admission to South Florida venues and free Blockbuster rentals from Scott Products.

Create a Scott Shared Values account (it took one minute) and you you'll get instant access to coupons as well as freebies, deals and rewards when you buy Scott products. No purchase is necessary.

The best offer is for a free $5 promotional codes to redeem on songs and albums in Amazon.com's MP3 store. The code expires in January.

You'll also three free Blockbuster Total Access rentals and a Family Fun Pass offering free child's admissions at more than 6,600 venues such as the Schnacknow Museum of Fine Arts in Plantation, Flamingo Gardens in Davie, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, My Gym locations and Galaxy Skateway, among others.

Click here for the deal. The program ends on Dec. 31.

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They're back!!!! Free fall beauty bag from Target


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Update: They're back!!! Sign up NOW!!! Apparently, Target had some "technical difficulties" and shut down the promo early. Loved how it said all 498,000 were claimed yesterday on Target Style's fan page on Facebook. Perhaps the retailer should reconsider it's policy on honesty.

Get a free fall beauty bag filled with cosmetic and hair-care samples from Target through Facebook. Target says this is the "last beauty bag ever."

The leopard-print beauty bag is filled with fall goodies from Pixi, L'Oreal, Jergens, Fekkai and Clear. There are coupons, too.

Visit the Target Style fan page on Facebook and click the "Beauty Bag" tab to sign up. The generous freebie should arrive in 6-8 weeks.

Click here for the deal. Don't wait! They won't last long.

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Free Thai Cashew Chicken at Panda Express on Wednesday


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Get a free order of Thai Cashew Chicken at Panda Express on Wednesday. No purchase is necessary.

Print the coupon and get a free single serving entree at participating locations. The dish, which is back on the menu for a limited time, is white meat chicken breast, red bell peppers, onions, green onions, cashews and cilantro tossed with a mild Thai sauce.

Click here for the deal. The offer, one per customer, cannot be combined with other coupons.

Still hungry? Check out our tasty roundup of free eats, treats and dining deals.

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Free haircuts for breast cancer survivors at JC Penney Salons


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Breast cancer survivors can get a free cut and style at The Salon at JC Penney through October 31.

Stop in or call to make an appointment while supplies last for the free salon services for breast cancer awareness this month. The JCP Cares charity program also will donate $1 (up to $50,000) for every haircut it gives away.

In stores, customers can round up purchases to the nearest whole dollar to be donated to the nonprofit Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which was founded by Evelyn Lauder in 1993.

Click here for the deal.

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Free health tests, 12-month AARP membership from Walgreens


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Get free health test and a 12-month AARP membership valued at $16 with the Walgreens Way to Well program.

Book an appointment at (Walgreens.com/findahealthtest or call 877-926-3968) to get a free blood glucose, body composition or blood pressure test and fill out the voucher (print from the link below). Tests take about 20 minutes.

After the test, ask the pharmacist for the AARP membership form and fill it out. The staff will send it in for you or mail it yourself.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Nov. 7.


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Free entrance to national parks on Saturday


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Get in free at U.S. National Parks on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the park system's free entrance program. The park service is waiving fees to over 100 parks around the country to celebrate National Public Lands Day.

Parks 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.

Explore Shark Valley by tram or bike and see thousands of beautiful migratory birds and countless alligators sunning themselves long the 15-mile loop. Call 305-221-8455 or visit Everglades Guided Tour page for prices and times.

Take the Anhinga Amble, a free, ranger-led 50-minute tour down the Anhinga Trail where visitors can easily view alligators, wading birds and other wildlife. Tours are at 10:30 a.m. daily thorugh November. Meet at Royal Palm benches.

Learn more about South Florida’s fascinating Cold War history with a tour (offered December through April) of the Nike Missile Base inside Everglades National Park. Explore where the U.S. Army defended against Soviet and Cuban threats during the 1960s. The 1.5 hour, ranger-led expeditions start at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Other options include taking a bike or tram tour through Shark Valley or strolling down the Anhinga Trail.

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Free museum visits for Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! on Saturday


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Get in free at Central and South Florida museums on Saturday, Sept. 29, for up to two people for the 2012's "Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!" More than 1,400 national venues are participating. Select the venue you'd like to visit and two tickets will be emailed to you.

South Florida museums participating include :
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
International Hall of Fame Museum in Fort Lauderdale
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Coral Springs Museum of Art
Boca Raton Museum of Art
The Butler House in Deerfield Beach
Cason Cottage Historic House Museum in Delray Beach
The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach
Zoo Miami in Miami
Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami Beach
Gold Coast Railroad Museum in Miami
HistoryMiami in Miami
Miami Science Museum in Miami
The Wolfsonian in Miami Beach
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum in MIami
Bass Museum of Art

Central Florida venues include:
Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando
Orlando Museum of Art
The Mennello Museum of Amerian Art in Orlando
Lake Eustis Museum of Art in Eustis
Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens in Winter Park
Goldenrod Historical Museum in Winter Park

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5 places to get free java for National Coffee Day on Saturday


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Take a break and celebrate National Coffee Day on Saturday. There are so many free cups of java being offered, it's enough to give you a caffeine overload!

McDonalds, Krispy Kreme and Einstein Bros. Bagels are all offering free cups of joe. Here's the rundown:

McDonald's: Free small McCafe Premium Roast coffee on Saturday. No purchase, coupon is necessary.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: Buy one, get one free Pumpkin Latte at participating restaurants.

Dunkin' Donuts: Get a small hot or 16-ounce iced latte for 99 cents with a coupon good through Sunday. Also, get a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts’ coffee for $5.99 at participating restaurants while supplies last. Limit's two per guest through Sunday.

Krispy Kreme: Get a free small coffee at participating shops. No purchase is necessary.

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Free lunch at Romano's Macaroni Grill on Friday


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Get a free lunch at Romano's Macaroni Grill with a coupon on Facebook. The offer is good for the first 100,000, so print it now.

Visit the fan page and click the "Free Lunch Friday" tab to get a coupon for a "Choose 2" lunch combo good from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Print the coupon or show it on your smartphone to your server to redeem.

Also, claim an offer good through Sept. 30 through the American Express Link, Like, Love program. Get a $15 statement credit on a $50 purchase when you pay with your card; you also can claim this with a Foursquare.com check-in.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per party per table and cannot be used with other deals. The offer expires on Sept 28.

Find more freebies and dining deals with our Tasty Tuesday roundup of free eats and treats.

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Free coffee at McDonald's through Saturday


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Get a free daily caffeine fix at Mickey D's every day through Saturday, Sept. 29.

Stop in at participating McDonald's restaurants and grab your free small Premium Roast McCafe coffee to celebrate National Coffee Day. No purchase, or coupon, is necessary.

The promotion is being offered at all eastern U.S. McDonald's restaurants from Miami to Maine.

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Grandparents get in free at Butterfly World on Saturday and Sunday


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Grandparents get in free at Butterfly World in Coconut Creek on Saturday and Sunday. That's a $24.95 value.

Grandmas and Grandpas who identify themselves at the ticket booth get free entrance. No coupon necessary is

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. There is a $1.50 per person gate fee to get into Tradewinds Park.

Everyone else can enjoy 2-for-1 admission offered from Sunny.org through Sept. 30.

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Free refurbished iPhone 4 at Best Buy


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If you want an iPhone but don't want to fork over big bucks for the new model, get a free refurbished Apple iPhone 4 with two-year service agreements at Best Buy.

The big-box retailer is offering free 8GB and 16GB models in black and white for AT&T and Verison plans.

Click here for the deal. The offer is not available for shipping.

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Free Junior Bonnet ice cream cones at Carvel on Thursday


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Get a free ice cream cone at Carvel on Thursday.

Stop in from 3 to 7 p.m. and get a free Junior Bonnet ice cream cone at participating locations for a Customer Appreciation Day. No coupon or purchase is necessary.

This would make a nice after-school treat today.

The soft-serve cones are dipped in a Bonnet shell. Choose from six flavors, including chocolate, strawberry, caramel, cotton candy, peanut butter and cake mix.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per customer. There are locations all over Central and South Florida.

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Free queso at Moe's on Thursday


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Say cheese!

Get free queso at Moe's Southwest Grill on Thursday. No coupon or purchase is necessary.

Stop in at participating locations to scoop up a 6-ounce serving of the cheesy dip and chips.

Just for fun, share your cheesiest pick-up lines and jokes on Twitter using #ShareTheCheese.

Also, get another free cup of queso and a free burrito on your birthday when you join Moe's E-World. It's free to sign up.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per customer. There are locations all over Central and South Florida.

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Free burger from Johnny Rockets with email signup


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Get a free hamburger when you sign up for Johnny Rocket's Rocket e-club.

Sign up and you'll instantly get an email for the free burger. Enter your correct birthday and you'll also get another on your birthday.

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

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Free sample of Dove ClearTone Deodorant from Target


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Get a free sample of Dove ClearTone Deodorant from Target's Sample Spot.

Answer a few questions and the sample will be mailed to you in 4-6 weeks. These are great for travel.

Click here for the deal.

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Free appetizer at T.G.I. Friday's ($8 value)


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Get a free appetizer valued at up to $8 at T.G.I. Friday's when you download the chain's new mobile app.

Get the app for iPhone or Android and score the free appetizer along with extra rewards for Give Me More Stripes members. You can also pay using your phone.

After you download, go the "Happening" section to claim your freebie.

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$2 off popcorn at Regal Cinemas


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Get $2 off popcorn at Regal Cinemas with a mobile coupon through Facebook.

Enter your mobile number and the coupon will be sent to your smartphone. Show it at the concession stand to redeem.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on Sunday. The offer is one per coupon.

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Free Quinoa+Arugula Salad at California Pizza Kitchen ($10 value)


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Get a free Quinoa + Arugula Salad valued $10 at California Pizza Kitchen with a Facebook coupon.

Visit the restaurant's fan page and click the "Dream Adventure" tab to get the printable coupon for the new salad. It's made with the healthful grain quinoa, asparagus, sun dried tomatoes, onions, pine nuts and feta cheese tossed with Champagne vinaigrette.

The dish is part of the chain's new globetrotting Adventure Menu which includes Grilled Chicken Chimichurri, Shrimp Scampi Zucchini Fettuccini, Fire-Roasted Chile Relleno and Cedar Plank Salmon.

While on the coupon page, enter the sweepstakes to win a dream vacation to one of the countries that inspired the menu.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Monday, Sept. 17.

Also, join the CPK Adventure eClub and get a $5 coupon.

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Free 6 months Amazon Prime and $3 MP3 credit for college students


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College students (or anyone with a .EDU e-mail address) can get six months of free Amazon Prime savings and shipping benefits through the Amazon Student program. Amazon Prime costs $79 a year. Signing bonus: Get a free $3 MP3 credit emailed to you after joining.

Sign up with an .EDU address and get 25 percent savings on college essentials and textbooks with unlimited two-day shipping on millions of items. There is no minimum order size. Plus, you can upgrade to one-day shipping for $3.99 per item.

Click here for the deal.

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Free egg sandwich with purchase at Einstein Bros. Bagels


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Get a free egg sandwich when you buy one at Einstein Bros. Bagels with a Facebook coupon.

Visit the restaurant chain's fan page and get the offer for a free egg sandwich, egg wrap or egg panini when you buy one.

Click here for the deal. The offer, one per person, expires on Sept. 24.

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Free six-song workout mix based on top pop hits


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Get a free six-song workout mix from Shape.

The fast-paced songs on the September playlist are based on those originally made famous by currently charting pop artists and are designed to get you movin' and get your heart pumpin'.

Songs include remakes of "We Run the Night" (Havana Brown feat. Pitbull), "Rhythm Is a Dancer" (Snap!), "Too Close" (Alex Clare), "Payphone" (Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa), "Some Nights" (Fun.) and "Sweet Dreams" (Eurythmics).

Click here for the deal. Sample them before you download.

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Free Turkey Roaster sandwich from Arby's on Thursday


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Where's the beef?

Gobble up a Turkey Roaster sandwich for free at Arby's on Thursday. No coupon or purchase is necessary.

Stop in from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at participating locations and choose from three new hot sandwiches:

Grand Turkey Club, sliced roast turkey, melted Swiss cheese, pepper bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on a toasted wheat bun, Turkey 'n Cheddar Classic is roasted turkey topped with cheddar cheese and Red Ranch sauce on a toasted onion roll or Turkey Classic, roasted turkey on a toasted sesame seed bun.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one sandwich per person.

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Free 1-year membership in Coupons.com Savings Club ($30 value)


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Get a free yearly membership in the Coupons.com Savings Club for a birthday promotion. A 12-month membership which offers access to high-value coupons, usually costs $30.

The members' only section of the site promises higher-value coupons than what you normally get at the free Coupons.com site along with "first dibs on top offers."

I signed up to try it out and see if it helps me save more. Note, you must sign up with a credit card, so you'll automatically be billed $30 for renewal next year.

Click here for the deal. Use promo code BIRTHDAY.

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Free eats, treats and fun things to do through Labor Day


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You won’t have to work hard to score Labor Day savings with our roundup of freebies and deals on dining and fun things to do around South Florida.

Be sure to check back through Monday. We'll be updating the list all weekend.

ARRIVE ALIVE

americanflagjpg25.jpgAAA Tipsy Tow Service: The American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open on Monday, Sept. 3, to everyone, no membership required, but should only be used as a last resort.

TREATS & EATS

americanflagjpg25.jpgFirehouse Subs giving away a free medium sub when you buy a sub, chips and medium drink with a coupon good at particpating locations. Print it now!

americanflagjpg25.jpgSmokey Bones: Save $5 off $15 purchase; expires Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgBoston Market: Save 50 percent on a any family meal with a coupon good Monday only.

americanflagjpg25.jpgHooters: Get 20 boneless wings for $9.99 on when you dine in. The offer's good Monday only.

americanflagjpg25.jpgBurger King is selling Real Fruit Smoothies for $1 on Friday through Monday. The Miami-based fast food chain is offeing the cool deal on three fruity flavors: Strawberry Banana, Tropical Mango or Raspberry. We also have 12 printable coupons, one for a BOGO smoothie and four for various sandwiches.

americanflagjpg25.jpgIKEA is offering free eats on Saturday through Monday with home furnishing purhcase. The store will deduct your restaurant receipt total from any home furnishings purchase of $100 or more, before taxes. You must buy and eat in the restaurant; the offer’s not valid in the Bistro, market or on purchase of gift cards. There are locations in Sunrise and Orlando.

americanflagjpg25.jpgBaskin Robbins: Buy-one-get-one-free Apple Cinnamon Crisp ice cream cones; exires Sept. 5.

americanflagjpg25.jpgRomano’s Macaroni Grill is offering a Facebook coupon on its fan page for buy-one-get-one free meals through Monday. Bonus: Get a $15 statement credit on a $50 purchase when you pay with a synced American Express card through the Link, Like, Love program or with a Fouquare.com check-in. The offers expire Monday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgCarrabba's Italian Grill: Save $10 with purchase of any entree; expires Sept. 30.

americanflagjpg25.jpgDenny's: Save 20 percent off your total check; expires Wednesday.


FREE & CHEAP FUN

americanflagjpg25.jpgThe Fort Lauderdale Strikers take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies at 7:30 Saturday at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale. Save $4 per ticket and save $2 on fajitas with a text coupon compliments of Palm Beach County Pollo Tropical restaurants. Game tickets normally cost $10.

americanflagjpg25.jpgBonnet House Museum and Gardens in Fort Lauderdale is offering half-off admission for Family Fun Day on Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, and children 12 and younger are free. Hours and address at at BonnetHouse.org.

americanflagjpg25.jpgRegal Premium Experiences: $6 movies ($5 for Regal Crown Members) for "Dark Night Rises," "Marvel's The Avengers," "The Amazing Spider-Man 3D," and "The Hunger Games," at RPX theaters in Miami and Royal Palm Beach. Offer ends Sept. 6.

americanflagjpg25.jpgButterfly World in Coconut Creek is offering $7 off up to six admissions with a Facebook coupon on its fan page. The deal is good through Tuesday.

americanflagjpg25.jpgAmeriGas Propane is offering up to $6 off propane tank refills with a coupon and mail in rebate.

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Free membership to Weather Underground ($10 value)


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Get a free one-year membership to Weather Underground with a promo code. A membership usually costs $10 and offers faster loading, ad-free content.

During the recent storm threat, you may have seen The Weather Channel's Bryan Norcross feature Wunderground meteorologists and hurricane specialists tracking forecasting the storm. (The Weather Channel acquired Wunderground in July.)

Once you join, track every kind of condition on the interactive Wundermap and get severe weather forecase and alerts. The site's community of weather geeks is impressive with a network of 23,000 personal weather stations in the U.S. and 13,000 around the world. This offers users the most localized weather conditions available. Also, check out WunderPhotosand the WunderBlog by founder Dr. Jeff Masters.

Click here for the deal. Use code NEH55.

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Free access to 150 years of U.S. Census records on Ancestry.com


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Hop in a time machine with free access Ancestry.com and search U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1940. The genealogy website is offering free access through Monday.

As you may recall, 1940 census records were released by the National Archives in April. The site lets you search through more billions of records to uncover fascinating information on your family history.

Snoop through centuries of digital records to help establish a comprehensive family tree. Search collections of records, from military to census and voter lists, births, marriages and deaths, immigration, photos, newspapers and more. The database lets you learn details about occupation, citizenship and military service and more.

You also can sign up for a free 14-day trial and search all 6 billion records for free. A 6-month subscription costs $12.95 a month or $155.40 for six months.

Click here for the deal. The free weekend runs through midnight on Sept. 3.

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Download free hurricane apps to prepare and stay safe in a storm


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As Tropical Storm Isaac bears down on South Florida, download these free Apple and Android apps now to help prepare and stay informed before, during and after a storm.

Hurricane by American Red Cross: This free app, for iOs and Android, was introduced on Aug. 1. Monitor and track storm conditions with tips to prepare your family and home. It also has a “I’m safe” messaging feature broadcast via social media outlets.

Sun Sentinel: Our free app, for iOs and Android, offers up-to-the-minute updates from our storm expert Ken Kaye, along with tips on storm prep, evacuation procedures, shelters, school closures and emergency information from South Florida agencies.

Your Plan: This free iOS app, from The Insurance Information Institute, offers pre-loaded checklists to help with prep.

Hurricane Tracker: This iOS freebie offers eight live radar animations, local satellites and forecasts.

Hurricane Hound: For Android, tracks and forecasts of active hurricanes and tropical storms on a Google maps background.

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Free 10X30 portrait at Sears ($125 value)


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Get a free 10X30 Spotlight portrait valued at nearly $125 at Sears with a coupon.

There is no sitting fee. The photograph comes unframed and unmounted.

There also is a coupon good for a 23-portrait collection for $7.99.

Click here for the deal. The offers ends Aug. 31.

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Free 10-day trial of MLB.TV


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Try MLB.TV for free with a 10-day trial from Lexus.

Through Aug. 31, sign up to try the service on your computer for free. You also can opt to get the "At Bat 12" iPhone and iPad app and get a free 10 day trial on your smartphone. Purchase the service for iOS for $9.99 for the rest of the season.

Just click the button and start watching all the action between the white lines. Enjoy every out-of-market game live or on demand in HD on your computer.

Click here for the deal.

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Free 5X7 photo at Walmart


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Capture the big day back to school on Monday and turn it into a 5X7 photo print for free from Walmart.

The offer, available only at Walmart Supercenter stores with a 1-hour photo center, is good on instant or 1-hour prints. No coupon is necessary.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Sept. 30.

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Free entry to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens on Sundays


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Enjoy free entry at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables on Sunday and again on Aug. 26. Admission normally costs $25.

Other fun activities planned at the world-renowned, 83-acre garden includes a plant sale, walking tours, yoga at 11:00 a.m. and free tram tours.

The gardens recently featured a massive installation of monochrome yellow, blue and red rose sculptures standing up to 30-feet-tall by Will Ryman. It closed on May 31, but the pink "66th Street" rose remains, along with pieces scattered throughout the gardens from past exhibits by famed glass artist Dale Chihuly and "Yoko Ono's Wishing Grove."

Fairchild features more than 4,000 palms and cycads, an impressive rain-forest exhibit, an 8-acre arboretum, a tropical-plant conservatory, and edible and butterfly gardens. Tours take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, is at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, 305-667-1651.

Click here for the deal.

Free admission Wednesdays will be offered on Sept. 5, Oct. 7 and Nov 7.

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Free Mr. Food cookbook: "ABCs of Back to School: 26 Kid-Friendly Recipes"


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If you're looking for some meal inspiration to kick off your dinner routine next week, download a free copy of "ABC’s of Back-to-School: 26 Kid-Friendly Recipes From Mr. Food."

Whipping up quick and easy meals is as easy as learning your ABC with offerings for breakfast, breakfasts, snacks, dinners and desserts.

From "A is for Apple: Apple Pie Parfaits" to "Z is for Ziti: Better Baked Ziti" the cookbook will help you please picky eaters with ease. The 31-page cookbook offers ideas on grab-and-go breakfast as well as fun treats like Gummy Worm Dirt Cups.

Click here for the deal.

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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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Free bagel & shmear with coffee purchase at Einstein Bros.


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Score a free bagel & shmear with coffee purchase at Einstein Bros. when you take a one-question survey.

Then, you'll get a coupon good for the freebie when you buy any coffee or espresso. The offer does not include catering or smoothies.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Aug. 17.

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Free Beauty Rush Lip Gloss at Victoria's Secret ($7 value)


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Get a free tube of Beauty Rush Lip Gloss valued at $7 with any in-store purchase from Victoria's Secret with a coupon.

The gloss comes in 25 flavors and tastes superyummy. My fave is Minty Lip Shine.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Aug. 26.

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Free quart of paint at Ace Hardware on Saturday ($12.99 value)


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Get a free quart of paint valued at $12.99 on Saturday at Ace Hardware with a coupon though Facebook.

Like the Ace Hardware fan page and click the "Find Your Soul Paint" tab to get the coupon for a free quart of Clark + Kensington flat enamel on Saturday, Aug. 4. You can also get the coupon at AceHardware.com.

Each participating store will have 40 quarts, so arrive sooner, rather than later to claim your freebie.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per household.

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Shop for back to school at Sam's Club for free Friday-Sunday


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Get warehouse pricing on back to school necessities during Sam’s Club Tax-Free Weekend event on Friday through Sunday. Normally, you must buy a membership to shop at the wholesale club.

There is no surcharge on what you buy during the free event. A membership costs $40 per year.

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

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Free chicken wings at Hooters for National Chicken Wing Day


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Hooter's has declared Sunday, July 29, National Chicken Wing Day and is celebrating with 10 free chicken wings when you buy 10 at participating locations. No coupon is necessary.

All Florida chains are offering the deal.

Choose from traditional or breaded wings with your choice of sauce.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per customer.

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Free beauty gifts on your birthday


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My birthday's coming up and I'll be cashing in on quite a few free gifts some of my favorite brands. Sign up and you'll get these beautiful gifts, too, from premium hair-care products to salon services on your special day. Here's how:

Aveda.com: Join the Aveda Birthday Program and get 3-piece Damage Remedy kit and a $25 Pure-Fume Spirit or body care product custom-blended with an essential oil of your choice. Also, get five friends to join and you'll receive a free travel-size Aveda Hand Relief value $8. You'll get a postcard you can redeem at a South Florida Aveda salon for 28 days from your birthday. The offer expires on Aug. 31.

Benefit Brow Bar: Receive a free brow service valued at $20 during the week of your birthday (Sunday through Saturday). Just bring a photo ID to any Benefit Brow Bar inside select South Florida Macy's and Ulta Beauty stores and claim your freebie. If you're under age 18, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The offer expires on Dec. 31.

Sephora.com: Register to become a "Beauty Insider" and you'll get a Fresh Sugar Kisses Mini Lip Duo. Also, you get points every time your buy something. Redeem them for free samples and full-sized products.

CVS Beauty Club: Join and get $3 in ExtraBuck Beauty Rewards to redeem in stores. Add a coupon frequently in Sunday's paper and the item will be nearly free. Plus you get $5 ExtraBucks Rewards for every $50 spent on qualifying beauty purchases.

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Free $2 Amazon MP3 credits


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Here's a tweet deal: Get a free $2 Amazon MP3 edit when you send a message on Twitter.com.

Click the link and follow the steps to connect your Twitter account to Amazon.com and you'll get the $2 credit.

Use it to download four free hot hits off of Amazon's "Go for the Gold" playlist on sale for a quarter each!

Click here for the deal. The offer expires at midnight on Friday.

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Free cookie from Corner Bakery


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Everybody loves free food.

Get a free cookie from Corner Bakery when you sign up for eCafe – an online promotions and special events guide for local Corner Bakery location. Fill out the form online and redeem an offer for a free cookie.

The only South Florida location is in Boca Raton. There is no expiration date for the promotion.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Jiffy Mix recipe book


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Baking fans, this one is for you.

Jiffy Mix is offering a free recipe book to those who sign up for the offer online. Just enter your information and a book will be sent to you in the mail. The offer is good for one book per person anywhere in the U.S.

After signing up, Jiffy Mix will send fans promotional items about the brand.

Click here for the deal and here to view the recipe book online for free.

Jiffy Mix fans can search the Jiffy site for additional recipes here.

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Free drink from Starbucks on Friday


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Get an ice cold beverage for free from Starbucks on Friday to keep cool in this South Florida heat.

Starbucks is offering one free tall (12 oz.) Refreshers, a new iced fruity beverage, at participating locations from noon to 3 p.m. Friday. The promotion is limited one drink per person.

Refreshers drinks come in two flavors, cool lime with real lime and very berry hibiscus with whole blackberries. The drinks are made from green coffee extract.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Chick-fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day on Friday


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Here’s something to moo about! Get a free meal at Chick-Fil-A on Friday for Cow Appreciation Day.

Visit any store dressed as a cow from head to hoof and get a free meal, depending on how creative you get with the costume. The more cow you wear, the more free food you’ll get!

Download and print the Cow Starter Kit to get a free entree, side item and beverage.

Go for it! Don’t be chikin!

Send us your cow costume photos! Email them to Shop-O-Matic blogger, Justine Griffin at jusgriffin@sunsentinel.com

Click here for the deal.

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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 $16 waxing services from European Wax Center


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Smooth things over with free waxing services from European Wax Centers valued at up to $17.50.

Women can choose a free, introductory eyebrow, under arm or bikini line waxing (or opt to upgrade to a full bikini for $17.50, which is 50 percent off). Men can get eye brows, ears or noses done for free.

No purchase or coupon is necessary, but you must be a state resident to get the offer.

There are 24 Florida locations with 9 in South Florida.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Cantina Bowl at Taco Bell through Saturday


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Get a free new Cantina Bowl when you buy one at Taco Bell with a Facebook coupon.

Visit Taco Bell's fan page to get the coupon emailed to you.

The fresh new menu item, created by chef Lorena Garcia, is citrus-herb marinated chicken or steak, black beans, fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, roasted corn & pepper salsa and a creamy cilantro dressing over cilantro rice.

Click here for the deal. The coupon is good through Saturday.

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Free $35 Frizz Free Blowouts at Salon at Ulta Beauty


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We LOVE free pampering!

The Salon at Ulta Beauty is offering three free Frizz Free Friday Blowouts valued at $35 featuring Living Proof products in July.

Call now to make an your appointment for the free services from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 13 and 20th.

Plus, score a free Living Proof Frizz Restyling Spray valued at $24 with any $25 Living Proof purchase.

Click here for the deal and to find a location to book prebook your appointmen; space is limited.

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Free 3-topping large pizza from Papa John's


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Get a large three-topping pizza for free from Papa John's through Facebook.

Visit the Papa John's Pizza fan page and click the "Offer" tab to get the freebie after you place an online order of at least $10 through the link on Facebook.

The next day after ordering, 25 bonus points will be placed in your Papa Reward account. Redeem the points by July 25 for the free pizza.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per Facebook user.

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Free doughnuts at Krispy Kreme in Tamarac


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Want free doughnuts? Well be sure to stop by the new Krispy Kreme shop in Tamarac Wednesday through Friday as the Krispy Kreme cruiser makes a stop there as apart of the brand’s 75th birthday celebration.

Krispy Kreme employees will be giving away doughnuts to fans of all ages as apart of the 2012 Glaze Nation Tour. The team will be visiting stores across the country and making nearly 500 stops at local fairs and festivals.

The cruiser will also be at the Homestead Miami Speedway on July 4th for an Independence Day celebration.

South Florida fans can catch the Krispy Kreme cruiser at 4299 W. Commercial Blvd. in Tamarac, July 5-7 from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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Free 5X7 photo, candy or drink from CVS


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Score a free 5X7 photo, candy or drink from CVS photo through Facebook.

CVS is offering a choice of four coupons to celebrate reaching a million fans on Facebook.

Click the "Reward Yourself" tab and enter your ExtraCare card number to choose a free 5X& photo, $3 off $15 beauty purchase, $2 off candy or beverage or $3 off a $15 purchase of health care items.

After you make your selection, the coupon will be emailed to you.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Tall Starbucks Coffee on July 4


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Get a free tall coffee at Starbucks on July 4 in a call to action from the chairman of Starbucks.

According to an open letter posted on the Starbucks blog, CEO Howard Schultz is giving away the freebies to help spark conversations about America's problems with the hopes of "putting citizenship above partianship."

In "An Open Letter: How Can America Win This Election?," Schultz wades into partisan politics, saying "our elected leaders are continuing to put ideology over real solutions." He goes on to say something is seriously wrong and urges citizens to help find solutions to our mounting problems of staggering unemployment and debt by acting "collectively, with courage, creativity, and generosity of spirit."

Schultz asks for help in solving the problems, saying Starbucks will do its part to give a voice to solutions.

"Starting today, I invite you to share your view of America, and how we can all put citizenship over partisanship. On Instagram, post a photo of the America we all need to see. On Twitter, provide a link to an innovative idea. Blog about who’s making a difference in your community; or on YouTube, share how you made your American Dream come true. No matter where you post, if you use the tag #INDIVISIBLE, Starbucks will do its part to collect and amplify your voices."

Click here to read the letter.

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Free entree at Romano's Macaroni Grill


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Get a free entree when you buy one at Romano's Macaroni Grill with a coupon on Facebook.

Like the fan page and click the "Free Entree" tab to get the coupon. Print the coupon or show it on your smartphone to your server to get offer.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per party per table and cannot be used with other deals. The offer expires on July 4.

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Free Cracker Barrel gift card with Spin n' Win game


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Get a free $5 Cracker Barrel gift card when you play the All American Summer Spin n' Win game.

Sign up to play the sweepstakes and opt in for e-mail alerts and you'll get the gift card in exchange.

You also can win other prizes like trips to the Grant Canyon, Florida and Washington, $1,000 in free gas and more.

Click here for the deal.

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Free BOGO subs at Quiznos with a coupon


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Quiznos is giving away a free sub through Facebook.com.

Get a free sub when you buy one and a fountain drink with a coupon on the Quiznos fan page. Click the "Fan Coupon" tab to get the offer.

After you print that deal, visit Quizno’s wall and get another coupon for $2 off a large sub after you watch a short video.

Click here for the deal. The BOGO coupon is good a participating locations and expires on Sunday.

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Free $9 Kiehl's White Eagle Shave Cream through Saturday


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Here's a great freebie for men.

On Saturday, get a free Kiehl's White Eagle Shave Cream, right, valued at $9 when you swap any brand of shave cream at Nordstrom. No purchase is necessary.

Bring your old shaving cream to participating Kiehl’s counters and trade it for a complimentary 2.5-ounce shave cream in exchange.

Click here for the deal and find a location. Call before you go to verify participation in the promotion.

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Free three-day filmmaker camp for kids at Apple Retail Stores


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South Florida kids can take a creative adventure and learn how to be filmmakers in free workshops being offered at Apple Retail Stores in July an August.

At the three-day Apple Camp, kids ages 8-12 will learn the basics of moviemaking, from shooting footage to creating songs, editing, footage, incorporating stills and music and creating a film. On the final day, their films screen at the optional Apple Camp Film Festival. Friends and family are invited to attend, too.

There are 10 sessions being offered starting on July 26 through Aug. 6 at Apple stores in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Aventura, Miami Beach, Dadeland and at Florida Mall in Central Florida.

Kids bring their Macs and a digital still or video camera and headphones. Apple supplies the rest.

Click here for the deal. Parents must sign a permission form. Space is limited.

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Free Kettle Chips at Smokey Bones for Miami Heat fans


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Celebrate the Miami Heat's championship and slam dunk free Kettle Chips at Smokey Bones with a coupon.

The restaurant chain is offering the deal for free, freshly-cooked kettle chips with any purchase.

Click here for the deal. The offer, one coupon per party per visit, expires on June 26.

Also, Miami Heat fans can get 40 percent off admission at Miami Seaquarium through June 30.

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Free Febreze Set & Refresh air freshener


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Get a free Febreze Set & Refresh air freshener on Facebook.

Visit the Febreze fan page and click the "Thanks a Million" tab to sign up for the freebie, which celebrates the company reaching 1 million fans on the social networking site.

Also, Procter & Gamble employees held a "Thankathon" and gathered to literally say "Thank You" a million times, one for each fan. It took 1 day, 6 hours and 48 seconds.

Click here for the deal. Your gift will arrive in 4-6 weeks.

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Free tickets to Palm Beach Zoo from Ed Morse auto dealers


Get two free tickets to the Palm Beach Zoo when you follow Palm Beach County Ed Morse auto dealerships on Facebook. Tickets, valued at $18.95, can be redeemed on July 14 and 15. No purchase is necessary.

Follow your choice of dealership on Facebook then show your smartphone at Ed Morse Cadillac in Delray Beach *2300 S. Federal Highway), or Ed Morse Toyota/Scion (2800 S. Federal Highway in Delray Beach) or Ed Morse Honda (3790 W. Blue Heron Blvd., Riviera Beach) to get the free tickets.

Click here for the deal. Each location will have 150 tickets. The offer is while supplies last.

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Father's Day freebies: Fun things to do, eat on Saturday and Sunday


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Happy Father's Day!

Celebrate with Dad in South Florida style with tasty dining deals and fun things to do with the man in your life on Sunday. Show Big Daddy he's No. 1 with free visits to local attractions and free entrees and treats at restaurants. We even threw in a few last-minute gift ideas, too.

MOVE IT:

Xtreme Indoor Karting: Dads who bring the family to the indoor track in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday get up to three free go-kart races. The track's tricked out with 20-foot sculptures of Miami Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Bring a Heat ticket stub and score a free race when you buy one, too. Prices start at $19.50 for an eight-minute run. License and head sock not included.

Rapids Water Park: Dads get in free when a regular priced admission is paid on Sunday at the Riviera Beach water park. All-day weekday admission is $36.95; Saturday-Sunday is $40.95; Sunset Special Admission after 4 p.m. weekdays is $18, after 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday $20.

Butterfly World: Dads get in free entrance at the Coconut Creek attraction on Sunday, a $24.95 value. No coupon necessary.

Bonnet House: Dads get in free with one paid admission from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale museum and gardens. Admission is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $16 kids 6-12 and free for 5 and under; gardens only is $10.

Miami Science Museum: Dads get free entry on Sunday with a paid child admission. Fun activities planned include a romp through "Big Truck Days!" in which kids can climb in buses and trucks and other interactive things to do. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $10.95 for seniors and kids 3-12. Children 2 and under are free. Info: 305-646-4200.

Flamingo Gardens in Davie: Dads get free entrance with regular paid adult or kid admissions on Sunday ($18 ages 12 and up, $10 for kids 4-11, under 3 free). We've also got a coupon for $5 and $2.50 off admission for adults and kids. Info at FlamingoGardens.org.

Mizner Park: Downtown Drive Car Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, features 100 unique cars on display from antiques to classics to street rods. Check out Braman Motors' limited edition $1.8 million Bugatti Veyron 16.4. Admission is free.

EAT IT:

Texas de Brazil: Fathers eat free on Sunday with the purchase of one full-priced dinner with a Facebook coupon at participating locations. There are locations in Fort Lauderale, Hallandale Beach, Miami and Orlando. Offer is one free meal per table. Reservations recommended.

Beef O'Brady's: Dad's eat free on Sunday with purchase of an entree of equal or lesser value up to $10 at partcipating locations. There's one in Cooper City.

NYY Steak: Dads who dine on Sunday get a free lobster tail with any steak entree at the new restaurant inside Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Reservations required.

Champps: Dads get a free burger with purchase of an adult entree with a coupon good on Sunday.

Friendly's: Dads get a free three-scoop sundae with purchase of another with a coupon valid on Sunday.

Denny's: You and Dad get a free Pancake Puppies Sundae when you send him a Father's Day wish through its Facebook fan page.

First Watch Daytime Cafe: Dads who dine on Sunday get a free bottle of pure Maple Syrup while supplies last. There are locations Central and South Florida locations in Sunrise and Boca Raton.

IKEA: Dad gets a free breakfast at the stores in Orlando and Sunrise before 11 a.m. He gets scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon and a cup of coffee.

Ruby Tuesday's: Buy a $50 gift card and get a $15 bonus coupon via email through Sunday.

Tijuana Flats: Dads get a free entree on Sunday with purchase of another entree at participating South Florida locations.

Buca di Beppo: Buy a large paste entree and get a small fettuccine, spachetti or ziti free with a coupon. Expires Sunday.

Hooters: Dads get 10 free wings on Sunday at participating locations. Dine-in only.

TCBY: Dads get a free cup of frozen yogurt on Father's Day at South Florida participating locations. No purchase necessary.

SSpecial meals: Sun Sentinel Dining Critic John Tanasychuk rounds up South Florida restaurants offerings for Father's Day.


BUY IT:

Macy's: Save $25 on a $100 purchase with a couon good through June 24.

MLB.TV: For $49.99, score a hit with baseball-loving Dads with a premium subscription for 50 percent off. Through the end of the season, he can watch all out-of-market games live or on demand any time online, on mobile and Xbox and PS3, now to. Plus, premiums service now includes a free subscription to At Bat 12 for supported iOS and Android devices.

Kodak: Get a free 8X10 collage valued at $3.99 when you buy a $1.99 folded greeting card using the Kodak Picture Kiosks at Target, CVS and Navarro pharmacies with a Facebook offer. The coupon expires Sunday.

Father's Day Gift Guide: From JetPack Adventures to pampering Pop, these unique South Florida gifts offers thrills and chills.

Free Candy Bar Wrappers: Print cute, customizable wrappers and slip over a full-sized Hershey bar for a sweet gift.

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Free smoothies at Tropical Smoothie Cafe for National Flip Flop Day on Friday


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Tropical Smoothie Café is kicking off this summer with free smoothies for National Flip Flop Day on Friday, June 15.

The smoothie and sandwich chain will be handing out its 24-ounce signature strawberry and banana smoothie, the Jetty Punch, to customers who visit stores while sporting flip flops on Friday from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

There are Tropical Smoothie Café locations in Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach and Aventura. Click here to find the location nearest you.

Tropical Smoothie Café created National Flip Flop Day six years ago to help raise money for its national charity partner, Camp Sunshine, a retreat focused on the effects of illness on family members. Customers can donate to Camp Sunshine by visiting stores now through Friday.

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Free $12 summer beauty bag with purchase from Target


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Get a free $12 summer beauty bag filled with cosmetic samples and coupon from Target.com when you purchase eligible beauty item starting at $3.

The pretty blue cosmetic bags, which were offered for free in May on Facebook, are filled with summer samples from Aveeno, TRESemme, Garnier, Neutrogena and Revlon lipstick and Rimmel mascara samples. Money-saving coupons are tucket inside, too.

Some of the "best of beauty" eligible items are $3 COS BAR Nail Polishes and tools and Up and Up Sunscreen, among other summer essentials. Spend $50 and get free shipping when you stock up on what you need to get through the summer.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on June 30 or while supplies last.

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Free Kodak 8X10 photo collage valued at $3.99 for Father's Day


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Father's Day deal alert!

Get a free 8X10 collage valued at $3.99 when you buy a $1.99 folded greeting card using the Kodak Picture Kiosks at Target, CVS and Navarro pharmacies.

Visit the Kodak fan page on Facebook.com, click the "Father's Day Coupon" tab, and select your retailer. A coupon will be e-mailed to you. Then, visit the yellow kiosk at the store to connect to your Facebook account and print your personalized card and free collage.

You also can turn pictures into books, cards and other photo gifts for the holidays, which, we're pretty sure, is the point of this offer.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends Sunday, June 17.

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Two free knife sharpenings at Sur la Table stores


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Get two knives professionally sharpened for free at Sur la Table stores.

As many cooks know, there's nothing more dangerous in the kitchen than a dull knife.

Sur la Table carries high-quality kitchen tools, cutlery, small appliances and tablewares as well as gourmet foods. If you cook or entertain, it's almost an out-of-body experience to browse the store. There are locations in Aventura, Pembroke Pines, Coconut Creek and Palm Beach Gardens.

Click here for the deal. The offer is through June 17.

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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 Bang Bang Shrimp for graduates at Bonefish Grill


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Bonefish Grill is offering a free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer to 2012 graduates. The offer is up to two per table.

Show a 2012 graduation photo or tassel at participating restaurants to get the free tasty starter, which is crispy fried shrimp tossed in a spicy sauce. No coupon is necessary.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on June 30.

Want more free food? Check out Tasty Tuesday, our roundup of free eats and treats.

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Free freshwater fishing day on Saturday


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Grab a pole and head for your favorite fishing spot Saturday and enjoy a free freshwater fishing day, compliments of the state.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will waive freshwater permit requirements for recreational anglers on Saturday. A Free saltwater fishing day is set for Sept. 1, according to a release.

The free day was set to kick off National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs through Sunday.

Annual recreational freshwater licenses for residents costs $17; combo fresh/saltwater licenses run $32.50.

Click here for the deal and to read about state rules and regulations.

Also, check out Steve Waters' Outdoors blog to keep up with the latest fishing and boating news.

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Free $3 MP3 credit from Amazon.com


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Amazon is giving out free $3 MP3 credits when you share your favorite summer soundtrack through Facebook.

Share you fave summer album and then a $3 MP3 credit will be automatically applied to your Amazon account. Apply it to buy any album priced $5.99 or more. Find the music you want to buy and the credit will be applied to your purchase.

Click here for the deal. Credits must be redeemed by June 11.

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Free $6.25 entree at Pei Wei Asian Diner with purchase


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Get a free Dinner Select entree valued at $6.25 with purchase of an entree at Pei Wei Asian Diner.

Create a passport (or sign in to an existing account) and take a culinary tour of China by watching a one minute video on the chains new Hong Kong BBQ entree and follow the directions. After you get your passport stamped, a coupon for the free entree will be e-mailed in about 24 hours.

Dinner Selects are smaller entree portions that come with a spring roll, soup or Asian slaw. The offer expires on June 14.

Click here for the deal.

Want more free food? Check out Tasty Tuesday, our roundup of free eats and treats.

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Free McDonald's frozen drink with purchase


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Get a free McDonald's frozen drink valued at $1.99 when you buy one with a coupon.

Buy any size Real Fruit Smoothie, McCafe Frappe, Cherry Berry Chiller or Frozen Strawberry Lemonade and get one of your choice for free.

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

Want more free food? Check out Tasty Tuesday, our roundup of free eats and treats.

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List 50,000 auction items on eBay.com for free


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List 50,000 auction-style items on eBay.com on for free through Wednesday. Add "Buy It Now" to those listings for free, too.

Fees for eBay insertion usually ranges from 10 cents to $2 per lisiting depending on the price of the items being sold.

If you have stuff laying around the house you want to sell, try it out. The promotion has exclusions. You can't sell cars, motorcycles, boats, power sports, real estate professional services or classified ads, among other things. Review the fine print before you sell.

Click here for the deal and to see rules.

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Free pizza, drink for kids with three A's from Pizza Hut


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Thursday is the last day of school and kids with three A's on report cards get a free Personal Pan Pizza and drink from Pizza Hut restaurants.

Elementary and middle school students get the freebies at the end of each marking period when dining at participating locations (not take out). Show the report card to a manager.

Pizza Hut also offers kids 12 and under a free pizza on their birthday and has the Book It Program, where kids in kindergarten through 6th grade earn free pizzas in exchange for reading books.

Click here for the deal.

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Free doughnuts for National Donut Day on Friday


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Friday is a holey holiday.

Celebrate 2012 National Donut Day with free treats from Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts.

We donut lie.

Grab a free, hot and delicious Krispy Kreme confection of your choice at South Florida locations in Fort Lauderdale, Tamarac, North Miami and Palmetto Bay. No purchase is necessary. The chain also is celebrating it's 75h birthday.

Another option: Stop in at participating Dunkin' Donuts or Hess Express convenience stores and get a a freebie with any beverage purchase.

By the way, the Salvation Army takes credit for creating the first National Doughnut Day in 1938 as a way to honor “doughnut lassies” from World War I who used to fry dough up in helmets to comfort the troops.

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Fre 8X10 portrait from JC Penney Portrait Studio


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Get a free 8X10 traditional portrait from JC Penney Portrait Studios in June. There are no sitting fees.

Penney's is offering the coupon through June 30.

Click here for the deal. The offer is one per family.


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Kids bowl for free through August 31


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Kids can bowl two free games a day at participating Central and South Florida bowling centers through the end of the summer.

KidsBowlFree.com offers coupons for the free games at participating lanes in Tamarac, Miami, Lake Worth, Greenacres, West Palm Beach, Miami and Orlando.

Each alley sets the rules, so click on the link for lanes nearest your house for days, hours and ages. Most offers are for children ages 15 and under.

Then, fill the out the online form to get the coupons. There also is a Family Pass which offers two games per day up to four adults starting at $24.95.

Click here for the deal. The offer runs through Aug. 31.

Another option: Sign up for the Brunswick Bonus Zone, with lanes in Margate, and get coupons e-mailed for kids 18 and under to receive a game of bowling every day through August.

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Nominate a teacher, get a free $4.25 meal at Pollo Tropical


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As the school year comes to a close, here's a way to show a teacher your appreciation and get something for yourself.

Nominate a favorite Central or South Florida educator in Pollo Tropical's Teacher of the Year campaign and you'll get a free meal.

Parents can nominate a student's favorite teacher through May 31 and get a coupon for a free $4.25 Tropichop meal with a fountain drink purchase.

According to the rules, 13 Florida teachers (one from each county) will win free Pollo Tropical for a year, valued at $780. The school with the most overall nominations gets a $500 donation. Entries must include the teacher's full name, school name, school address and phone number along with the subject and grade. Winners are selected on or about June 1.

Click here for the deal. Nominations close on May 31.

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AAA offers free tipsy tow service on Memorial Day


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If you swill too much beer with that barbecue on Memorial Day, don't get behind the wheel and drive drunk. Get a free tow home from the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open to everyone, no membership required, but should only be used as a last resort. The offer is based on availability of trucks and call volumes.

Call 1-800-AAA-Help and a tow truck will deliver you and your vehicle home safely, no charge and no questions asked. The free service, a partnership between AAA and Budweiser, is 100 percent confidential.

Tow to Go is offered at various times throughout the year, during New Year's Eve, Super Bowl and St. Patrick's Day.

In 2011, AAA received 3,000 calls; more than 18,000 intoxicated drivers have used Tow to Go vs. since the program began in 1998, according to a press release.

Free Tow to Go coverage is offered in Florida, Georgia and parts of Tennessee.

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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 admission to South Florida museums for military and family through September


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At ease, soldier!

Beginning on Memorial Day, military families can visit dozens of Central and South Florida museums through the Blue Star Museum program.

The program's Operation Appreciation offers active duty military personnel, reserve and National Guar and their families free admission to more than 1,600 Central and South Florida museums through September 3. If you're traveling this summer, check to see which participating museums you can visit for free.

South Florida venues:
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Historic Stranahan House Museum
International Swimming Hall of Fame Museumin Fort Lauderdale
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
Stonewall National Museum & Archives in Boca Raton
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum in Boynton Beach
South Florida Science Museum
Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center in Boynton Beach
Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami
Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach
History Miami
Miami Science Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Coral Gables
Coral Gables Museum
Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami


Central Florida venues:

Orange County Regional History Center
Orlando Museum of Art
VT&M - Museum of Military History in Kissimmee

The program, founded in 2010, is a collaboration between Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Department of Defense.

Free admission is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty military in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserve members and up to five immediate family members.

Click here for a full list of participants in all 50 states.

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Find a date: eHarmony.com is free through Monday


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Shopping for a mate? Here's a way to save!

The dating site eHarmony.com is offering a free communication event with no strings attached through Monday.

The site promises no credit cards are needed and there's no obligation.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends May 28.

(Be sure to send us an invitation to the wedding!)

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Coupon: Free Bush's Grillin' Beans ($1.50 value)


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Just in time for Memorial Day barbecues, get a coupon for a free can of Bush's Sweet Mesquite Grillin' Beans valued at $1.50 through Facebook.

Don't forget to hit the back button to get two!

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on Aug. 22.


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Score a free blue IKEA tote in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Thursday


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IKEA is giving away free IKEA blue bags in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Thursday morning.

From 8 to 10 a.m. the Sunrise-based retailer will be giving out the large, flexible totes at the corner of Southeast 1st Street and 2nd Avenue.

These are the same roomy, eco-friendly bags used in stores. The Swedish retailer is giving away 35,000 across the country as part of its "Random Acts of Life Improvement" campaign. Each individual store is tweeting it's location's giveaway on Twitter.

In Orlando, IKEA is giving them away the tent at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival in Orlando Loch Haven Park.

Click here for more info.

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Free Slurpees at 7-Eleven stores on Wednesday


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Keep your cool on Wednesday with a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven stores. No purchase, or coupon, is necessary.

Get a free 7.11 ounce Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at participating convenience stores.

The "SlurpFREE" event is promoting the new Lite Fanta Sugar-Free Mango frozen treat. It has 50 percent fewer calories than a regular cold one.

Click here for the deal.

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Free $15 3-D movie tickets from Kellogg's cereal


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Get free $15 3-D movie tickets from Kellogg's with codes inside specially marked boxes of cereal for a Spider-Man promotion.

Collect Spidey codes printed inside boxes of Kellogg's products and redeem them online and then print out your free ticket to area theaters. Besides free tickets (6 points), use codes to get free $3 3-D movie ticket upgrades (two points), free Spider-Man wallpaper and other "Amazing Rewards." Tickets are good to see any movie, not just "Spider-Man," which hits theaters on July 3.

Get one point per box inside eligible boxes of Kellogg's Raisin Bran, Frosted Flakes, Frosted Mini Wheats, Fruit Loops, Corn Pops, Nutrigrain Cereal Bars, Keebler cookies and Cheez-It crackers, among other products.

You also can get exclusive Spider-Man bonus content when you download the "Kellogg's Amazing Spider-Man Exclusive" app for iPhone or Android. After downloading the app, aim your smartphone at Peter Parker on boxes to see three exclusive scenes from the new movie.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on June 30, 2013.

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Free entry to Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale's new "Sharks" exhibit on Friday


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Take a deep dive with sharks and explore primordial demons, gods and beasts at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale for free on Friday to celebrate 2012 Art Museum Day.

The museum is waiving $10 entry fees to participate in 2012 AAMD Art Museum Day. Miami Art Museum and Orlando Museum of Art also are participating. No coupons are necessary.

Get in the swim with "Sharks," which opened May 12. Other fun activities planned include a free screening of the children’s film “Shark Riddle” as well as a 2 p.m. docent-led tour of the second floor galleries. MOA is also offering $25 off registration fees for classes and workshops at the Academy of Art + Design.

“Shark,” on view through January, contains sculptures, photographs and videos from 70 artists exploring all 400 species of the much-maligned ocean predator. A section also explores the impact of “Jaws,” Steven Spielberg’s 1975 thriller still terrorizing beachgoers today.

MOA organized the exhibition, which was curated by New York-based acclaimed wildlife artist Richard Ellis, in conjunction with Nova Southeastern University's Oceanographic Center in Port Everglades.

The companion film “Shark Riddles” features 20 shark species and aims to help kids develop empathy and positive feelings about the animals.

The tour will take you through the captivating and colorful glass works in “Primordial: Paintings and Sculpture by Isabel de Obaldia, 1985-2011.” The Panama City-based artists’ retrospective, on view through May 27, features demons and beasts inspired by pre-Columbian art.

Other exhibition include “Pablo Picaso Ceramics/Carlos Luna Paints,” “All in the Family: Paintings and Works on Paper by Members of the Glackens Family” as well as 6,000 works in the museum’s permanent collection.

The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, 1 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 954-525-5500, MOAFL.org; Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler Street, Miami, 305-375-3000, MiamiArtMuseum.org
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 North Mills Ave., Orlando, 407-896-4231, info@omart.org

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Burger King Food Truck hands out free food at Town Center in Boca Raton


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The BK Food Truck Tour is handing out free samples at Town Center in Boca Raton on Thursday.

From 3 to 8 p.m., sample new menu items for free and get a free 5-ounce slurp of new Strawberry Banana and Tropical Mango Real Fruit Smoothies and Mocha and Caramel flavored Frappés. The offer is one sample per person, while supplies last.

Click here for more info on the Burger King Facebook page.

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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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VIP totes, $20 in free Mother's Day gifts at Bath & Body Works


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UPDATE: We just found this $10 off $30 Purchase coupon; it expires Sunday, May 13.

If your'e searching for a last-minute Mother's Day gifts for family or friends, stop in Bath & Body Works. We've got coupons for you to get up to $20 in free gifts.

We have a coupon for a free $14 Fine Fragrande Mist with any $10 purchase and you can get a coupon for a free travel item valued at $6. wen you send a free BBW e-card through Facebook.

Visit the Bath & Body Works fan page and click the "Give Love at First Mist" tab. Then, choose a pretty card and write a note. The card and coupon for the free Signature Collection travel item will be sent via Facebook.

Beginning Friday, get a Mother’s Day V.I.P. Tote, right, filled with over $100 worth of products for $20 with any $40 purchase. They usually sell out quickly.

Click here for the Free Fine Fragrance coupon, which expires May 17.

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Moms get in free at Butterfly World through Sunday


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Moms get in free at Butterfly World in Coconut Creek through Sunday, May 11-13. That's a $24.95 value.

Ladies who identify themselves as a mom at the ticket booth get freen entrance and Happy Mother's Day wishes. No coupon necessary. For everyone else, get a coupon for $4 off admission inside the Showtime section, inserted in Friday's Sun Sentinel.

The South Florida attraction is offering the three-day promotion to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

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. There is a $1.50 per person gate fee to get into Tradewinds Park.

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Send Mom a free e-card and movie rental from Redbox


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Send Facebook friends and family a free Mother's Day e-card and movie rental from Redbox.

Visit the fan page and click the "Mother's Day" tab to send unlimited greetings and free video rental promo codes, redeemable at the red kiosks until midnight on Sunday, May 13 only.

You also can get a bonus promo code when you sign up for text alerts. That code expires on May 20.

Click here for the deal.

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Free admission to South Florida botanical gardens on Friday


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Visit four South Florida botanical gardens for free on Friday to celebrate 2012 National Public Gardens Day. This could be a fun thing to do with Mom for Mother's Day.

Get free admission for up to 10 people at more than 500 botanical and public gardens around the country through Rainbird and Better Homes and Gardens, the event sponsors. Entry fees at some gardens normally cost $25.

Participating gardens in South and Central Florida:

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens in Coral Gables
Miami Beach Botanical Garden in Miami Beach
Montgomery Botanical Garden in Coral Gables
Block Botanical Garden in Miami
The Botanical Gardens at Kona Kai Resort in Key Largo
Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales
Lakes Park Botanic Garden in Fort Myers
Naples Botanical Garden

The program, in its fourth year, was founded by the American Public Gardens Association to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and the role they play in promoting environmental stewardship, water and plant conservation, according to the National Public Gardens website.

Click here for the deal. Print one coupon for every two people in your party.

Photo: The 30-foot-tall red rose sculpture is part of the large-scale installation "Will Ryman: Desublimation of the Rose," on view at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables through May 31.

Photo courtesy Faircihld Tropical Botanic Garden

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Free full-sized body wash from CVS/Pharmacy


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CVS/Pharmacy's MinuteClinic is giving away a free full-sized Essence of Beauty Body Wash as a Mother's Day gift on Facebook. The offer is for anyone, not just mothers.

Like the MinuteClinic fan page and click the "Special Offers" tab to enter your email address and you'll get coupon to redeem in CVS stores.

Click here for the deal. Sign up by May 11 to get the coupon, which expires on May 20. The offer is one per household.

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Free Spinach and Artichoke dip from California Pizza Kitchen ($10.25 value)


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California Pizza Kitchen is giving away free Spinach and Artichoke Dip appetizers valued at $10.25 as a thank you to its Facebook fans.

Visit CPK’s fan page and click the “Free Spin Dip” tab to get your coupon, which is good at participating locations.

After you dine, you’ll get a “Thank You Card” in which you can win a $100,000 cash prize and 20-percent-off dining discounts, among other prizes.

After you print your coupon, click the other tabs and join the CPK Adventure Club to get $5 off your next visit and get a grocery store coupon for $1 frozen pizzas.

Click here for the deal.

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Free Häagen-Dazs ice cream cones on Tuesday


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We've got a hot scoop, er cold scoop, for you today: Get a free ice cream cone from Häagen-Dazs on Tuesday.

Visit a participating Central or South Florida shop from 4 to 8 p.m. and get the free treat in any flavor to celebrate "Free Cone Day."

There are participating locations in Aventura Mall, Beach Place in Fort Lauderdale, the Village Gulfstream Park, Hollywood beach, Bayside in Miami, Westfield Broward Mall, Sawgrass Garden, Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Mall and Mall of the Millenia in Central Florida, among others.

Click here for the deal and to see a full list of participating locations via Facebook.

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Score free comics for Free Comic Book Day 2012 on Saturday


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Yo! Pocket-protecting, comic-book collecting geeks, this one’s for you.
Get free comic books on Saturday to celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2012.

If you visit Tate’s Comics in Lauderhill, you’ll get to pick out five freebies.

“At our store, you’ll get at least five free comic books,” says Joann Minieri, Tate’s manager. “There are more than 43 different titles to choose from this year including “Mouse Guard Labyrinth and Other Stories.” It’s a cool hardcover book. It’s very awesome.”

The timing of the annual May event, which stared in 2002, could not be better this year with Friday’s opening of “The Avengers.”

Minieri says last year’s event drew thousands of customers.

“It’s so fun. There will be a lot customers in costume, from Captain America to Ironman to Star Wars 501st Legion Unit. Those guys come in as Darth Vader and Stormtroopers looking like they just walked off the movie set. Customers love it. They look unreal.”
Score free hot titles from Marvel and others. “There are Avengers, Spiderman, DC Superfriends and Superman comics, too. Just pick what you like off our Free Comic Day menu,” Minieri says.

Docking Bay 94 in Coconut Creek is also participating. "We have hundreds show up. We'll have a bounce house and costumed characters. This is like our St. Patrick's Day," says the manager.

Each comic book is valued at $2.99 to $3.99, Minieri says.

“We’ve ordered more than 24,000 free books. There are plenty to go around.”

Click here to find a participating store.

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Free 10-day supply of new Estee Lauder Invisible Fluid Makeup


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Get a free 10-day supply of Estee Lauder's new Invisible Fluid Makeup with a Facebook offer.

Visit any Estee Lauder counter to get a color match and sample of the new foundation, no purchase necessary. Invisible Fluid Makeup, $35, comes in 16 shades, is oil-free and offers a weightless, flawless finish.

Click here for the deal. Click "Love It" or "Leave It" to reveal the offer.

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Domino's giving away 75,000 free Artisan Pizzas through Thursday


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Domino's is again giving away 75,000 free artisan pizzas valued at $7.99 every day through Thursday on Facebook.com. The offer the same promo earlier this month.

On Monday, the giveaway of 25,000 pizzas started at 3:45. We'll keep an eye out and let you know when it's starting Tuesday, but in past promotions, the time was the same each day.

Like the fan page and click the "Artisan Pizza Giveaway" tab to get your coupon code when the promotion goes live each day.

If you score a freebie, you have the option to order immediately through Dominos.com or select the "Order Later" button to get a coupon that must be redeemed by May 6.

Click here for the deal. The giveaway ends Thursday, May 3.

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Free $25 Gift Card with Walgreens prescription transfer


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Get a free $25 gift card when you transfer a prescription to Walgreens pharmacy with a coupon.

Sign in or register for an online account at Walgreens.com, enter your prescription information and then you'll receive the coupon after checkout.

When you go to pick up your prescription, present the coupon to get your free gift card, which is good on retail merchandise in stores.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on May 30. Limit one card per transaction.

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Free $14 Art of Shaving Shaving Cream at Bloomingdale's on Saturday


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Guys, upgrade your shave at Bloomingdale's on Saturday, April 28, for free.

Score a free full-size Art of Shaving Shaving Cream valued at $14 with exchange of a can of shaving cream.

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

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Score free tickets to new iPic Theater in Boca Raton


Sign up for a membership and get a free ticket to the state-of-the-art iPic Theater opening in Boca Raton in early May.

iPic Theaters, the new upscale movie theater with restaurant and lounge services, electric reclining seats and a premium-level seating option that comes with unlimited popcorn, is opening in Mizner Park on May 4.

Sign up for a free membership by May 1 to get the free admission as well as other benefits, like discounts on food, tickets, advanced online ticket purchasing and exclusive early screenings of blockbuster films. After sign up, the free ticket will be added to member accounts on May 2 and is good for movie showings Monday through Thursday after the Theater opens on Friday, May 4.

Premium seats on the weekends s are $14 for members and non-members. Monday through Thursday premium seats are $12 for members and $14 for non-members. Premium-Plus seats are $24 through the weekend for both members and non-members. Monday – Thursday Premium-Plus seats are $18 for members $24 for non-members.

Click here to sign up.

The iPic Theater will be screening "The Avengers", which debuts Friday May 4.

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Free bottles of Bayer Advanced Aspirin daily through Wednesday


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Bayer Advanced Aspirin is giving away 100,000 bottles of pain reliever over 10 days.

Check in between 2 and 4 p.m. Tuesday (the time changes daily) to get one of 10,000 free bottles. Then, share your opinion after you try it and Bayer will donate $1 (up to $100,000) to the American Red Cross.

In the meantime, visit the link before or after the daily promotion and get a coupon for $2 off any Bayer Advanced product. The coupon does not exclude trial sizes, so you should be able to get a free bottle.

Click here for the deal. The promotion ends on April 25. The freebie should arrive by mail in 7 to 10 days.

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Free domain name, website and hosting for businesses from Google


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Intuit and Google are offering Florida small businesses free custom domain names, websites and hosting in the "Get Your Business Online" initiative.

The program, available nationwide, offers a free customized domain name, an easy-to-build Intuit website, free hosting for a year along with tools, training and step-by-step instructions.

How it works: The site walks you through the setup process. First, sign in or create a Google gmail account and agree to the terms.

Then, with a few clicks of the mouse, your business will be up and running on the Internet. Choose a domain name, which will be your company's web address, select an Intuit template and customize to put your personal stamps on the site. When done, publish and you're off to the races.

There also is a helpful learning center with lessons on online and offline marketing, tips on choosing a domain name and more.

According to Google, 67 percent of small business are not online, yet 97 percent of American consumers use online media to research products and services. "Get Your Business Online" aims to change that. The program is offered in partnership with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Small Business Development Center Network, SCORE, among others.

Click here for the deal.

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Free coffee or tea at Starbucks for Earth Day on Sunday


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Bring in your own mug or travel cup and get a free hot or iced coffee or tea at participating Starbucks stores for Earth Day on Sunday. (Visit our roundup of other earth-loving freebies, too.)

If you don't have a travel mug, buy one for 20 percent off, or ask for the free coffee to tea to be served in a ceramic mug in the store.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends Sunday.

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Origins giving away free full-sized moisturizers (up to $46 value) on Earth Day


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In honor of Earth Day on Sunday, Origins is giving away free, full-sized moisturizers valued at up to $46. (Visit our roundup of other earth-loving freebies, too.)

Bring an old skin care container and the form at the link below to any Origins retail, department store counters or Sephora stores and trade for the oil-free Starting Over, valued at $46, or a tube of white-tea infused A Perfect World With SPF 25, which retails for $39.50.

The award-winning moisturizers by this Earth-loving brand are packed with antioxidants. Plus, empty trade-ins will be recycled or responsibility converted into energy through the Return to Origins Recycling Program.

Click here to print the form. Offer is while supplies last on Sunday only.

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Earth Day: Celebrate the planet with freebies and treats on Saturday and Sunday


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We love the planet and earth-friendly freebies, so we've rounded up goodies you can score in honor of Earth Day, which is celebrated on Sunday, April 22.

Free entrance to Everglades National Park and 99 other U.S. Parks through April 29.

Origins: Choose one of two free full-sized moisturizes on Sunday (up to $46 value) with form and trade-in of any brand of skin care product or jar at stores and counters, while supplies last.

Verizon: Buy a phone or trade-in an old device and Verizon will plant a tree; through Arpil 26.

Nordstrom: Bring a reusable mug to Nordstrom Coffee Bar and get a free cup of coffee or tea on Sunday.

Target: Get a free eco-friendly tote on Sunday, while supplies last.

Disney Store:is giving away free reusable shopping bags on Friday when you bring in five plastic shopping bags for recycling. One per guest, while supplies last.

Anthropologie: Children's Arts & Crafts for kids ages 5-10 years old. Sunday: 11 to 3 p.m. at Linconld Road Mall in Miami Beach; Noon to 2 p.m. at the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens; noon to 4 p.m. at Avenutra Mall. RSVP to store recommended.

Starbucks: Get free coffee or tea when you bring your own travel mug to stores on Sunday.

Pep Boys: Trade-in an old working gas mower for free or discounted Greenworks lawnmowers in Central and South Flroida stores.

G-Oil Motor Oil: Get a free 5-quart bottle of synthetic G-Oil motor oil with a rebate, a $26 value. Purchase by Sunday.

Free exterior house paint: Broward and Palm Beach counties' paint recycling programs offer free paint in year-round programs.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Download free "Earth Day Take Home Kit" for kids that includes games, tips and other actions you can take to protect the earth.

Recycling events: Recycle electronics and office equipment at Brandsmart USA, HHGregg and Staples stores through Sunday. (Staples offers the sevice every day of the year.)

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Free house paint for Broward, Palm Beach County residents


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If Earth Day on Sunday has you thinking about recycling, here's how it can really pay off: Broward and Palm Beach County residents can get free exterior house paint. Here's how:

BROWARD COUNTY
Broward residents and non-profit organizations can get free high-quality exterior paint through the county’s “Paint it Broward” recycling program.

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection program offers residents up to 20 gallons of the re-blended latex paint, which comes in beige, gray, turquoise or terra cotta colors. The paint comes in five-gallon buckets which can cost as much as $100 each at the local home improvement store.

Collected through the recycling program, Broward offers the free paint to 22 municipalities whose public works departments in turn distribute paint to residents. Cities offering the paint include Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Coral Springs, Oakland Park, Plantation, Sunrise, Pembroke Pines, Pompano and Deerfield Beach, among others.
See the list of participating cities with phone numbers to get the paint.

Broward County recycles and distributes an average of 55,000 gallons of latex paint per year to residents, according to the county’s website.

PALM BEACH COUNTY
Residents can get free recycled house and trim paint through the Solid Waste Authority Recycled Paint Donation Program. Colors include beige, off-white, brown, blue and yellow, among other colors.

To qualify, homeowners must have a 2,500-square-foot home or less and fill out an application. The SWA office calculates the amount of paint needed based on home’s size, said Linda Moreno, community service specialist of Palm Beach County’s Solid Waste Authority. The free paint is a one-time donation from the county, she said.

The SWA also offers volunteer painters to residents in need the Paint Your Heart Out program.

“This income-based program is for qualifying elderly, disabled, veterans and low-income families with children with single-family homes,” Moreno said. “Our Adopt-a-Spot program allows volunteers to clean up litter in their communities, too. We supply the necessary tools.”

For info on the paint program or to get an application, call 561-697-2700 or vist SWA.org.

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Free pretzel from Auntie Anne's


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Get a coupon for a free pretzel from Auntie Anne's through Facebook.

Vist the fan page, click on the "Free Signature Pretzel" tab to get your printable coupon good for a free pretzel when you buy oneat participating locations.

There are shops inside the malls at Galleria in Fort Lauderdale, Westfield Broward, Coral Square, Town Center in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach and Orlando Mall, among others.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires on April 25.

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Free breakfast at McDonald's for students taking FCAT on Monday


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McDonald's restaurants will be offering a free hot breakfast to Florida public school students in grades 3 through 11 taking the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) on Monday, April 16.

From 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., kids can get a free Egg McMuffin, Apple Dippers, milk or a small orange juice at participating restaurants. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

More than 800 Florida restaurants are participating, with more than 175 offering the promo in South Florida.

This is the third year the chain has offered the FCAT promotion. In 2011, more than 120,000 students got free meals before taking the test, which is administered through April 27.

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Sawgrass Mills offers free coupon book with $500 in savings on Sunday


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Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise is giving away free “Super Saver Sundays” coupon books with $500 in special savings each Sunday in in April.

The coupons include:
$20 off of a purchase of $100 or more at Bloomingdale’s Outlet Store
20 percent off of a purchase of $40 or more at Carter’s
20 percent off of a single full-priced item at Juicy Couture
15 percent off of a single item at Kate Spade New York
10 percent off of the entire check at Johnny Rockets
$5 off of your purchase of $35 or more at The LEGO Store

Print the voucher from the link below and exchange it for the free coupon book at guest services on Avenue 2 or 3.

Click here for the deal. Coupon books will be offered on April 15, 22 and 29.

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Free popcorn at AMC Theatres through Sunday


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Get a free small popcorn at AMC Theatres with a coupon on Facebook. No concession stand purchase is necessary.

Like the AMC Theatres page and click the "Free Popcorn" tab to get your "Tax Relief Offer" for the free, buttery snack.

Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Sunday, April 15.

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Free 30-day trial of 'Final Cut Pro X' from Apple


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Apple is offering a free 30-day trial of "Final Cut pro X" for Mac.

Test drive the 10.0.4 version of the video-editing software. If you have a previous version, you can use the latest update for an additional 30 days. The new software costs $299 from the Mac App store on Apple.com.

Click here for the deal. Minimum system requirements are detailed on the sign-up form.

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Kids eat free at TooJays Gourmet Deli through May


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Kids eat free at TooJays Gourmet Deli in April and May.

The New York style delicatessens are offering free meals for kids under 10 after 4 p.m. with each adult entree purchased.

The kids' menu offers hot dogs and hamburgers, grilled cheese, chicken strips and tuna melts and more.

Also, TooJays is offering a traditional Passover menu. Dine in or order ahead to enjoy at home during the holiday.

If you're looking for a good Matzo Ball soup, TooJays is the place. Also, the desserts are to die for with Killer Cake at the top of the list. The super-fudgy confection is made with four types of chocolate.

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

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$10 off Smithfield Spiral Hams with free pineapples at BJ's Wholesale Club


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BJ's Wholesale Club is offering a coupon for $10 off a Smithfield Spiral Ham and free pineapple, valued at $1.99, when you purchase four eligible products.

If you're not a club member, we have a free 60-day trial membership pass you can activate at the service desk.

Grab the coupon, which expires on April 7, as you enter the store and then purchase four mix-or-match products to save on the ham, which costs $1.99 a pound. Choose from Fress Express Chopped Romaine, Berkley & Jensen Shrimp, Land O'Lakes Butter, Keebler Club Crackers, Uncle Ben's Long Grain Rice, Wish-bone Italian Dressing, Wellsley Farms Tiramisu or Tyson Anytizers. The offer is one per member.

Click here to get a free 60-day trial membership that expires on July 4.

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Sawgrass Mills offers free shuttles from SoFla hotels on Easter


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South Florida tourists can hop on free shuttles to Sawgrass Mills to score bargains on Easter Sunday .

The world's largest outlet mall in Sunrise, opening for the first time from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Easter, will offer free bus service to and from the mall at 20 hotels beginning at 10 a.m. Also, free coupon books with $500 in savings at the mall will be offered to shuttle riders.

Here's the schedule:

Fort Lauderdale beach: Pickups start at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. at Embassy Suites, Harbor Beach Marriott, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hyatt Pier Sixty-Six, Sheraton Fort Lauderdale, W Hotel, Westin Beach and the Atlantic. Shuttles depart Sawgrass at 3, 6 and 8:30 p.m.

Hollywood: Pickups begin at 10 a.m., 12:45 and 3:30 at the Acqualina, Crown Plaza, Marriott Hollywood Beach, Trump Tower II and Westin Diplomat. Shuttles depart Sawgrass at 2:30, 5:15 and 8:30 p.m.

Miami-Dade: Pickups start at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. at the Epic, Four Seasons, both JW Marriotts, the Mandarin, Contrad and Viceroy. Shuttles depart Sawgrass at 2:45, 5:45 and 8:30 p.m.

Click here to see the list of hotels and the schedule.

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Free ice cream cones at Ben & Jerry's on Tuesday


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Get a free scoop at Ben & Jerry's for Free Cone Day on Tuesday.

Score the cool treat from noon to 8 p.m. at participating shops as a thank you to customers and to celebrate 34 years of "scooping the chunkiest, funkiest ice cream."

The chain is also urging you to try its new Greek Frozen Yogurt which comes in four flavors. Don't have to twist my arm to try a Raspberry Fudge Chunk!

Click here for the deal and to find a location.

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Free access to 1940 U.S. Census records on Ancestry.com


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Uncover details about your family by searching through newly released 1940 U.S. Census records for free on Ancestry.com.

The 1940 records were released by the National Archives on April 2. The website is currently uploading 3.8 million images of the records. You can search through more than a billion records from 1940 and years forward.

The genealogy website allows you to snoop through centuries of digital records to help establish a comprehensive family tree. Search collections of records, from military to census and voter lists, births, marriages and deaths, immigration, photos, newspapers and more. The database lets you learn details about occupation, citizenship and military service and more.

You also can sign up for a free 14-day trial and search all 6 billion records for free. A 12-month subscription costs $155.40.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends at midnight on April 10.

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Buy one, get one free at Subway in April


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Subway is offering a great deal form opening until 9 a.m. in April: Buy one six-inch sandwich, get another six-inch sandwich free at participating restaurants.

The chain offers made-to-order breakfast sandwiches on its menu, such as a Double Bacon Egg & Cheese, Steak, Egg & Cheese, Western Egg & Cheese, a Breakfast B.M.T. and muffin melts. Then, order a sub for lunch and bag it for free.

Click here for the deal. The offer ends on April 30.

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Free 16-by-20 wall portrait from Sears ($69.99 value)


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Get a free 16-by- 20 wall portrait valued at $69.99 from Sears Portrait Studio through Facebook.

Visit the Sears Portrait Studio fan page on Facebook and like the "Exclusive" tab to get the coupon for the free portrait. There is no additional sitting fee.

Visit SearsPortrait.com or call 1-888-767-8724 to make an appointment. There are locations all over Central and South Florida.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on April 15 and is one per family.

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Free skin cancer screenings in South Florida through Monday


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The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Health Skin Tour bus rolls into South Florida, offering free skin cancer screenings Thursday through Monday.

The free skin checks, sponsored by Aveeno and the Skin Cancer Foundation, offer full-body checks by board-certified dermatologists on the RV at the following times and locations:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Miami Beach Marina,
300 Alton Road.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road in Miami.

2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Bass Pro Shop at the Dolphin Mall in Miami.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the Harbor Shops, 1815 Cordova Road in
Ft. Lauderdale.

12 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the Harbor Shops, 1815 Cordova Road in
Ft. Lauderdale.

The doctors also will show you how to do a self-exam, explain the best ways to protect against skin cancer and discuss types of treatments. Aveeno will be giving out free samples of sunscreen, too.

More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, according SkinCancer.org.

Click here to see the tour schedule and get more information about protecting your skin from sun damage.

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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 Mickey Mouse ears, 25 percent off at Disney Store on Wednesday


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Get a free pair of silver Mickey Mouse ears and save 25 percent at Disney Stores to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Wednesday.

The first 250 to visit from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. get the free ears. There also will be other fun activities throughout the day, from freeze dances to arts and crafts and 25 percent off your total purchase with a coupon.

There are Disney Store locations all over Central and South Florida.

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

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Free Coffee-Mate creamer coupons through Facebook ($3.99 value)


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Coffee-Mate is giving out 200,000 coupons for free flavored creamers through Facebook on Friday.

Beginning noon, visit the fan page, and click on the "Free Flavor Friday" tab to sign up to get the coupon, valued at $3.99, for any flavor of creamer. You can request one per person, two per household.

Click here for the deal. Hurry! They'll go quick.

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Free four-piece Chanel Le Blanc Deluxe Brightening Skincare set


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Get a free four-piece deluxe set of Chanel Le Blanc Brightening Skincare.

Sign up to receive deluxe samples of the new lightening and brightening skincare set, which includes a Fresh Brightening Foam Cleanser, Brightening Moisturizing Cream, Brightening Moisture Lotion and the Brightening Concentrate Continuous Action TXC. The line ranges in price from $60 to $195.

The collection is the latest in Chanel's line of skincare and promises to lighten dark spots, brighten and even skintone with Pearl Protein Extract and TXC — a molecule Chanel says is "the first active brightening ingredient registered in Japan as a quasi-drug by a Western company" and works to 12 hours.

Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Sunday, March 25, and is one per customer.

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