Archive | November 2012

Holiday Gift Card Deals

Well… we all know, I like to save money.  Here are some gift card deals for this 2012 holiday season!  Keep in mind that you don’t have to give the gift cards away, you can keep them all for yourself and use them for everyday life. **I will continue to update this post as I become aware of them!**

Famous Dave’s: For every $25.00 in gift cards, receive a $5.00 reward card.

*Joe’s Crab Shack: For every $25.00 spent on gift cards, receive a “winning scratch ticket”.

*McCormick and Schmick: Buy $100.00 in gift cards, receive a $20.00 reward card.

*PF Chang: Buy $100.00 in gift cards, receive a $20.00 reward card.

Ben and Jerry’s shops: Buy a $10.00 gift card, receive a free scoop of Ice Cream.

Barnes and Nobles: (through 12/2/12) Buy $75.00 in gift cards, receive an additional 10.00 gift card.

Stir Crazy: Buy $100.00 in gift cards, get a $25.00 rewards cards. (Good until 1/6/12),

O Charley’s: Buy $25.00 in gift cards, receive a $5.00 rewards card

Texas Roadhouse: (Online only) Buy $30.00 in gift cards, receive a $5.00 gift card.

California Pizza Kitchen: Buy $100.00 in gift cards, receive $20.00 in gift cards.

Benihana: Buy $50.00 in gift cards, receive a $10.00 reward card.

Applebees: Get a free $10.00 digital bonus card when you buy $50.00 in digital gift cards.  Please keep in mind that these can be printed and taken in to the restaurant.

*Good through 12/31/12

Most of the reward/bonus cards are not redeemable until 1/1/12 or later.


Veterans Day 2012

Hello all!  As you may know, I am a vets wife (used to be Navy wife). So I take full advantage and let everyone else know about the freebies for vet on veterans day!  I have compiled a list below.  I must say that I am very happy about this list!  It is HUGE this year!  Feel free to share this page with anyone.

SN:  Please contact your local locations to ensure they are participating!

TGI Fridays: Monday, November 12th between 11am and 2pm, show your ID to get a free entree! (Copied from my email because there are more exclusions: Offer valid for one free lunch entrée. Participating locations only. Excludes beverages. Offer valid for all active U.S. military personnel and veterans. Offer is non-transferable. One-time use only. Offer not valid with any other coupon, offer, promotion, or discount, including 3 Course Menu, Pick 2/Pick 3, or Promotional Gift Card. One offer per person, per visit. Valid on regular priced items only. Dine-in only. Discount applies to item of equal or lesser value. Discount will be applied to lowest priced item. No substitutions. Limited time only. No cash value. Tax and gratuity not included. Offer valid in U.S. only.

Uno chicago grill: On November 11th & 12th, we invite military members, past & present, to enjoy a free entrée or individual pizza with an entrée or pizza purchase of equal or greater value.  Offer not valid with any other offers or discounts.

Ollie Koalas: Monday, November 12th, 20% food purchase, excluding drinks.   Also, from November 9th to the 12th, they will have a special buy $25.00 in gameplay, you will receive $10.00 free.

Red Lobster: November 11th, receive a free appetizer.  One offer per veteran/active duty military member.

Famous Daves: November 11th, you can receive 2 meats, a side and a corn muffin for free.

Branns: November 11th and 12th, receive a 6oz sirlion with 2 sides.  *Dine in only. Beverages, tax and gratuity not included.

Max & Ermas: November 11th, receive the americas best cheesburger combo free.  Comes with soup or salad and a cookie.

Hooters: November 11th, get 10 free boneles wings with the purchase of a drink.

BD’s Mongolian BBQ: from now until November 11th, receive half off stir fry’s.

Outback: November 11th and 12th, receive a free bloomin’ onion and beverage.  *Tax and gratuity not included.  Outback is offering a 10% discount from November 13th until the end of the year to military personel and vets.

Applebees: November 11th, receive a free signature entree found here.  Drink not included.

McCormick & Schmick’s: November 11th, make a reservation to receive a free entree from a special list found here.  *Dine in only.

Olive Garden: November 11th, receive a free meal found here.

Golden Coral: November 12th, they are giving vets a free buffet.

Denny’s: November 12th, receive all you can eat pancakes from 6am to 2pm.

Texas Roadhouse: November 12th, receive free entree from list found here. Includes a beverage.

Red Robin: November 12, get a free Red’s Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

On the Border: Go in on November 11th to receive a certificate for $10.00 to be used from November 12th to 30th.

Chili’s: November 11th, receive a free meal from the list below…

  • OldTimer with Cheese
  • Chicken Crispers
  • Margarita Chicken
  • Classic Turkey Sandwich (Full)
  • Lighter Choices Grilled Chicken Salad
  • Soup & Salad (this does not include the Bottomless Express Lunch)
  • Cajun Chicken Pasta
  • Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadilla

California Pizza Kitchen: November 11th and 12th, receive a free meal and non alcoholic beverage.

Krispy Cream: November 11, enjoy a donut and small coffee.

Einstein Bros Bagels: November 11th, betwen 5:30am and 5pm, receive a free signature or classic bagel.

Carrabbas Italian Grill: November 11th and 12th, receive a free appetizer of your choice.

Champps Americana: November 12, receive a free Champps Cheeseburger and fries all day.

LongHorn Steakhouse: November 11th, receive free Texas Tonions and non-alcoholic beverage.

Cheeseburger Paradise: November 12h, receive a free meal from a special menu.

Little Cesears: November 11th, receive a free order of crazy bread.

Great American Cookie: November 11th, receive a free cookie.

Bar Louie: November 11th and 12th, receive a free meal up to $11.00.  Beverage and gratuity not included.

O’Charley’s: November 12th, receive a free meal from the $9.99 menu.

Tim Hortons: November 11th, receive a free donut.

7-11: November 11th, receive a free slurpee.

****To receive offers, just present proof of your military service (ID/LES/DD-214), or be in uniform.****

*****Not to be combines with any other offers, discounts, etc.


Knott’s Berry Farms: From November 1-21, 2012, veterans and those on active military duty can get free admission to Knott’s Berry Farm for themselves and one other guest with ID.

Home Depot and Lowes: November 11th, Veteran’s receive 10% off your entire purchase with ID.

Big Lots: November 11th, receive 10% off your entire purchase with ID,

Food Lion: November 11th, receive 12% off your entire grocery purchase with ID and MVP card.

Steve Madden: Doubling their normal milittary discount, in stores only, from 15% to 30%.

Sports Authority: November 11th, receive 15% off your entire purchase.

I hope this doesn’t give you too much to think about!  Have a wonderful day!