Deals of the week

This week you ll find some terrific food and family safety deals as well as some great savings on TVs just in time for this weekend. Enjoy!

Food deals

You can get a free Avocado & Spinachpower Panini at the Corner Bakery just by making a reservation. When I posted this, there were still about 500 left. There are two locations, one in the Arboretum and the other in Round Rock.

Get $5 off at ZPizza.There s a location in Round Rock, West Lake Hills and down south in Circle C. You can also get a free small pizza (up to $10) using this coupon code 2713 when you checkout.

Einstein Bros is offering a buy one egg sandwich get one free through February 10th with this coupon.

Get a free regular sized Anniversary Blend coffee or Anniversary Blend tea from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Wednesday, January 30th as part of the company s50th Anniversary.

Papa Johns is giving discounts to all the folks who select the correct team to win the coin toss (heads or tails)for Super Bowl XLVII. Take a 50/50 chance and get a FREE 1-topping pizza from Papa John's. Fill out the coin toss form with your information. Approximate value $11. You ve got to vote by February 2nd. And Papa Johns will email you the promo code for a free large 1-topping pizza on Monday, February 4th.

IHOP (International House of Pancakes) continues to support Children's Miracle Hospital with its Annual Pancake Giveaway in an effort to reach their goal of 3 Million Dollars this year. Stop by 7AM - 10PM and get a FREE short stack of Pancakes on February 5, 2013. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network One stack per customer.

Free Heart Screenings

On Saturday, Feb. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon, Heart Hospital of Austin will offer free heart screenings for students ages 14 through 18. The screening will include a 12-lead electrocardiogram (EKG) and a limited two-dimensional echocardiogram, or ultrasound of the heart, to detect hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). HCM is a serious genetic heart condition in which the heart muscle thickens. It affects one in 500 student athletes every year, often without any warning or symptoms. Left untreated, it can be fatal (as you may remember, according to reports, this is what Ben Breedlove-the Westlake teen who died in 2011-had). An EKG and echocardiogram, which take about five minutes each, are non-invasive and painless screening tools. Results of the screenings will be reviewed by a cardiologist immediately after the tests are administered.

During the event, Heart Hospital of Austin will also offer CPR instruction and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) demonstrations for attendees.

Heart Hospital of Austin is located at 3801 North Lamar Blvd. Appointments are required. Each student must have a questionnaire filled out by a parent or guardian upon arrival. Those interested can call 512.478.3627 to schedule an appointment, or they can visit for more information.

Free car seat safety checks

Texans In Motion at Scott & White Healthcare are providing free child car seat inspections again next month. Certified technicians will inspect car seats, check for recalls and instruct caregivers on proper installation. Call for an appointment time.

  • February 12, 2013 Central Texas Medical Center, 10 a.m. 1p.m.; 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos 78666; Hays County Health Dept. (512) 393-5567
  • February 13, 2013 Baby Earth, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. 106 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock 78664 (512)600-7050
  • February 19, 2013 Plug & Play, 10 a.m. 1 p.m.; 13343 No. Hwy. 183, Austin 78750 - (512) 336-3423
  • February 20, 2013 Granite Shoals Fire Station, 10 a.m. 1 p.m.; 8410 W. FM 1431, Granite Shoals 78654 (830) 693-7277
  • February 21, 2013 Luling EMS Station, 3 p.m. 6 p.m.; 685 S. Hackberry St., Luling 78648 - (830) 875-7038
  • February 28, 2013 St. David s Georgetown Hospital, 10 a.m. 1 p.m.; 2000 Scenic Dr., Georgetown 78626 - (512) 943-1264

Free composting class

This class is part of theCity of Austin's Home Composting RebateProgram, whichchallenges Austinites to do three things:

1. Downsize to a 32-gallon trash cart

2. Take a free home composting class

3. Purchase a home composting system

Austin Resource Recovery curbside customers who do these three things are eligible for a 75% rebate up to $75 onthe totalhome composting system (taxes excluded). Click here for more information about the Home Composting Challenge.

CITY HALL PARKING INFORMATION:Please consider your driving and parking timein advance so that you can arrive to the class on time. When you park at the City Hall you will receive a parking ticket, please bring it to the class so we can validate it for you, and you can obtain free parking for up to 2 hours.For more parking details and driving directions, click here.

TV and food savings

The Super Bowl is this Sunday and the team at Austin based has found great discounts on everything from food to TVs. Check out the deals below. Thanks Shermayne!

Tiger Direct TV Offer

Take $400 off a Toshiba 50 LED HDTV

Was $899.99 - Now Only $499.99

Dell TV Offer

Take $230 off a Samsung 46 LED HDTV + Free Shipping, plus get a $150 eGift Card to use on a future purchase

Was $929.99 - Now Only $699.99

Walmart TV Offer

Take $172 off a RCA 46 LCD HDTV + Free Store Pickup

Was $549.99 - Now Only $378

Sears TV Offer

Take 42% off Sharp 60 AQUOS LED HDTV + Free Shipping

Was $1,563 - Now Only $899.88

Top Food Deals

Papa John s Offer

Free Large Pizza w/ Winning Super bowl Guess + 35% off Pizza Order

Omaha Steaks Offer

45% off Start the Party Sampler + Free Shipping

Kmart Offer

Up to 40% off Gas Grills + Free Store Pick Up

Then be sure to check out the Super Bowl party savings Austin based RetailmeNot found. Appreciate the tip Kristen.

And Austin-based has a great deal in time for Valentine s Day. Thanks Kendall for the tip!

Get an 18x24 canvas print for $39.99 (regularly$103) + FREE Shipping

Deal valid through Feb. 4


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