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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 30, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 30 at 7:19 PM

This week you'll find lots of food deals and Halloween savings. Enjoy!

Car seat safety checks

Reminder Texans in Motion and Scott & White are hosting several free car seat safety checks again in November. You need to call ahead to schedule an appointment. Thanks Katherine for the tips! 

  • 11/09/12- Baby Earth; 12pm – 2pm, 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock – 78664, (512) 600-7050
  • 11/13/12 - Central Texas Medical Center; 10am – 1pm, 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos – 78666, Hays County Health Dept. (512) 393-5567
  • 11/14/12 - Marble Falls EMS Station; 10am – 1pm, 609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls – 78654, (830) 693-7277
  • 11/15/12 - Lockhart EMS Station; 10am – 1pm, 1914 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart – 78644, (512) 336-3423
  • 11/20/12- Plug & Play; 10am – 1pm, 13343 No. Hwy. 183, Austin – 78750, (512) 336-3423

Halloween Fun

There’s a really cool Round Rock Halloween House with a Tim Burton theme. You can check it at 23 Meandering Way out through Halloween 10pm.

Food Deals

On Friday, November 2, fresh Responsibly Farmed™ Atlantic salmon will be on sale for $8.99/lb at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide. That’s nearly a 50 percent savings. Thanks Julie for the tip!

Thanks Free Fun in Austin.com for the following tips:

Chick-fil-A N. Mopac at Parmer - There will be a costume party on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, from 5 - 8 p.m.  Kids 12 and under dressed in costume will get a free 4-count Kids Meal. (This location will also be hosting their annual Daddy Daughter Date Night on November 5, 2012. The theme will be a Masquerade Ball, with a free limo, live entertainment, a free photo booth, and more. Reservations can be made online at daddydaughterdate.com.)

Chili’s - Feed the kids for free at Chili's, Monday, October 29 - Wednesday, October 31, 2012, with this printable coupon. The coupon allows up to two free kid's meals per adult entrée purchased and multiple redemptions per table are allowed. Free kid's meals are available only to children age 12 and under. 

Chipotle -  Chiptole Mexican Grill will host their annual Boorito event on October 31, 2012, from 4 p.m. to close. Head into any Chipotle dressed in costume during that time and you can get a burrito, bowl, salad, or an order of tacos for just $2.  Chipotle will donate the proceeds, up to $1 million, to The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.

Cornucopia - Free Popcorn Day on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Costumes are welcome. Pop by the shop all day for a free kids bag of popcorn! (1914 Guadalupe Street,  Austin)

Freebirds World Burrito - On Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 4 p.m. to close, get a Monster burrito for the price of a Freebird and get Monster nachos for the price of regular nachos.

Fuddruckers - Kids age 12 and under who wear their costume to participating Fuddruckers restaurants on October 31, 2012 can get a $1.99 Kids Meal. Limit of two discounted Kids Meals per one adult entree purchased.

Krispy Kreme - Visit any participating Krispy Kreme location in costume on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 and receive a FREE Halloween or Pumpkin Spice Doughnut. No purchase necessary. This Halloween offer is good for one doughnut per customer at participating stores on October 31st only. Give your local Krispy Kreme a call to confirm their participation before heading out.

La Patisserie Trick or Treat -  On October 31, 2012, bring your little ones dressed in their favorite costumes to La Paitsserie for some early trick or treating. The store will stay open until 7 p.m. passing out mini macarons to all that come dressed... even the adults. (602 West Annie Street, Austin)

Macaroni Grill - Use Promo Code RMGTOGO to get $10 off any online order of at least $20. To redeem, create your order online and enter Promo Code RMGTOGO at checkout. $20.00 minimum order (before taxes & gratuity) required. Promo Code must be entered online at checkout to receive discount. Valid on online To-Go orders only. One coupon per transaction. Coupon may be used one time only. Not valid with other discounts or offers. Excludes McAllen, TX. Expires 11/6/2012.

Schlotzsky's - Sign up for the Bun & Fun eClub today to receive a special offer for all the little ghosts and goblins to enjoy on Halloween tomorrow. 

Sirloin Stockade - Kids 12 and under eat free all day on October 31, 2012. Up to 2 free kids meals with adult meal purchase. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offer. (1723 N. I-H 35, Round Rock)

Sonic -  Corn dogs will be 50¢ on October 31, 2012.  

Souper Salad - Today through Wednesday, October 31, 2012, kids in costume can eat for free at Souper Salad, with the purchase of an adult buffet. Kids not in costume may eat for 99¢ on these days. Adult buffet purchase is required for each free or 99¢ kid's meal. This offer is for kids age 10 and under, for dine-in only. It is not valid in Lubbock, Georgetown, or Midland.

Taco Bell - Visit any participating Taco Bell location on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. to get a free Doritos Locos Tacos. While supplies last. Limit one free taco per person.

Taco Cabana - Donate $2 to comfort wounded warriors at the Warrior and Family Support Center and Taco Cabana will give you five coupons, each good for a free bean and cheese taco. The coupon books will only be available until Wednesday, October 31, 2012 and the coupons can be redeemed during the month of November.  You can also print a coupon for Buy One Fajita Plate, Get One For $1, which is valid through November 8, 2012.

For more free food deals, like Kids Eat Free at IKEA on Tuesdays and Kids Eat Free at Freebirds on Mondays and Tuesdays, check out the Free Food Calendar. 

Charity help

Kicking off event weekend for the Komen Austin Race For the Cure (November 4) and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Night Walk on (November 3), McDonald’s Central Texas will join the fight against cancer by holding its 3rd Annual “Dine-in and Drive-Thru” fundraising initiative on Friday, November 2 to raise money for Komen Austin and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) of South Central Texas. Customers can visit any of the 68 Greater Austin area restaurants between 11:00am – 2:00pm, and McDonald’s will donate a percentage of all sales that will be equally divided between both organizations. Last year the fundraiser raised a total of $10,500 thanks to the local community’s help. To find the nearest local McDonald’s restaurant, visit www.mcdonalds.com. Thanks Dana for the tip!

On line deals

Austin based Offers.com has some great deals and freebies for Halloween only. Thanks Shermayne for the tips!


$2 Burrito when wearing a Halloween Costume

Krispy Cream

Free Halloween or Pumpkin Spice Doughnut

Outback Steakhouse

Kids Eat Free on Halloween w/ Entree Purchase


Buy any Fresh Fit For Kids Meal & Get a Free Frankenweenie Halloween Bag & Glow Sticks


50 Cent Corn Dogs at Sonic on Halloween