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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 19, 2010 at 11:00 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 20 at 1:20 PM

This week you’ll find some terrific freebies for you and the entire family. Thanks for all the tips!

Free fun in Austin

This is sure to become a favorite in my house once the baby arrives. An Austin mom puts together this web site called Free Fun in Austin.com and you’ll find all kinds of free deals the entire family can enjoy. Everything from free food local deals and discounts even free events. This site is constantly updated so it’s a good one to bookmark. Thanks to Heidi for all of her hard work.

Free Halloween pet event

Petsmart is having a FREE Howl-O-Ween Event on 10/23/10 from 3-5 PM. The event will include a costume contest and photos. Click here to find a location near you.

Free spaghetti with purchase

Buca is celebrating world pasta day on October 25th. So on that day when you dine in and buy one Buca small or large pasta dish you'll get a free dish of spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce and they'll send you home with a 1lb. package of Rummo Italian pasta.

Free country music downloads

People magazine is teaming up with iTunes to offer 10 free country music downloads. The deal ends November 15th.

Free lullaby download

WIC is offering a free lullaby album download. It includes 16 songs.

Freebies from Chick Fil A

The Chick Fil A at Mopac and Parmer is having a month long customer appreciation event. Here’s a look at this week’s freebies:

  • October 20: Happy Hour, 5 -7 p.m. - Buy any dessert and get another one for free.
  • October 21: Student's Night, 5 - 7 p.m. - Free Spicy Chicken Sandwich with Student ID.
  • October 22: Dunk For Dessert, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Play a dunking game for a chance to win a free Dessert.
  • October 23: Football Day, 2 - 10 p.m. - Wear any Longhorn attire and receive a free Spicy Chicken Sandwich.
  • October 25: 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 26: Action Hero Night, 5 - 8 p.m. - Dress like a super hero and receive a Free Chick-fil-A Chicken Nuggets Kid's Meal (4-count).

13 days of Deals

Mimi’s Café is running a similar promotion. It’s a 13 days of savings promotion. You’ll find all kinds of coupons for freebies here. 

Free stay at B&B for veterans

Hundreds of Bed & Breakfasts around the country are offering a free night’s stay for military members on Wednesday, November 10th in observance of Memorial Day. I’m mentioning this now because you need to book in advance because these places are already filling up. You can check out all the participating B&B’s here.

Daily Deals

This week Eversave Austin is featuring savings on health, beauty and wellness from Austin-area businesses. Today that includes a professional teeth whitening kit from A&E Beauty Laser which normally costs $350 for $159.

Thanks for the tip Tom.

Halloween costume deals

Haven’t decided what you want to dress up for Halloween? eCoupons has a list of costume coupons. Thanks Dathan for the tip!

Travel Deals

Southwest Airlines is having a terrific sale on airfare to Las Vegas. You’ve got to book by Thursday and the deals are good from November 2nd through February 16th.