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Deals of the Week

Deals of the Week

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on October 11, 2010 at 11:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 14 at 10:36 AM

This week you’ll find some great family deals. Thanks to everyone for their tips. Remember if you spot a deal let me know. 

Free mammograms in Bastrop
Komen Austin is offering free mammograms for low income women in Bastrop. The pre-qualifying event is this Friday, October 15th from 11am to 2pm at the Walmart at 488 Highway 71 West. If you have questions call 512-321-2288.
Photography Deal
Eversave Austin has a terrific deal of the day for families hoping to put together a holiday card with a family photo.
Today only you can get a Luxe Photography package normally valued at $125 for just $59. You get a 30 to 45 minute portrait session at your choice of one of four locations. Includes 15 fully re-touched photos, CD with negatives and printing release for your digital negatives. You can check out some of the photography here.
Thanks Tom for the tip!
Pizza Deal
Domino’s Pizza has a two for Tuesday deal. Buy one Large Pizza and get a second large pizza for equal or lesser value free. Go here to put in your information then click on the coupon page to get the coupon.
Freebies all month

October is customer appreciation month at the North Mopac & Parmer location of Chick-fil-A.  Check out all the free food they are offering this week!

  • October 13: Parachuting Plush Cows, 12  - 1 p.m. - Join the restaurant for fun parachute game and catch one of the Mini Plush cows for free.
  • October 14: Student's Night, 5 - 7 p.m. - Free Spicy Chicken Sandwich with Student ID.
  • October 15: Dunk for dessert, 11a.m. - 4 p.m. - Play a dunking game for a chance to win a free Dessert.
  • October 16: Fall Festival - Nugget Eating Contest, 12 - 2 p.m.
  • October 18: Toddler Time, 8 - 10 a.m. - Free Chick-fil-A Chicken Minis (3-count) for Mothers with kids. (dine in only) Free Toddler cereal and activities for kids.
  • October 19: Kid Cow Birthday Party, 5 - 8 p.m. - Free Icedream, Birthday cake fun and lots of surprises.

Kid Meal Deals

It’s always great when you can take the family out to eat and keep from having to pay for your children’s meals. If you haven’t checked out Kids Meal Deals.com you should. This site makes it easy to find restaurants in your area or any places you may vacation that offer free kid meals.
You can sort by any day or pick an actual day of the week that you’d like to eat out free and see what’s available.
Another great site to try is My Kids Eat Free. Here you select your state and your city and up pops the list of restaurants where kids can eat free.
Toys ‘R Us deal
Toys 'R Us is having a Hasbro Big Board Game Trade-In Event. Through Saturday, October 16, Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores nationwide will offer customers the chance to trade-in any used board game (in any condition!) in exchange for a 30% savings on a new Hasbro game during the Hasbro Big Board Game Trade-In Event. Thanks Linda for the tip.
Book Festival
The Texas Book Festival is Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 at the State Capitol. Former First Lady Laura Bush established this event as a way to recognize Texas authors and celebrate the love of reading. There will be more than 200 Texas and nationally recognized authors here and it's all free.
Travel Deals
Southwest Airlines is having another fall airfare sale. The holidays are excluded but you’ll find deals like one way tickets to Los Angeles and San Francisco for $130. And you can travel through February 15th.
They also have some pretty good ski vacation deals right now too.
Bogo breakfast deal
Mimi’s Café is having a buy one get one free breakfast deal through Friday. You will need to buy one breakfast and a beverage and print off this coupon.
Breast cancer fundraiser
Adelante a locally owned women’s dress shop is giving 5 percent of its sales from October 15 and 16th to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The owner’s mother was a 44 year breast cancer survivor.