Veteran’s Day Restaurant Deals & Freebies 2015

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Applebee’s – free meal, Nov. 11, 2015: Last year, Applebee’s served over one million free meals to military veterans and active servicemembers. Applebee’s is again offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.

Bob Evans, Nov. 11, 2015. Free All you can eat hotcakes. For active duty military and veterans with ID or proof of service..

Bonanza Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2015. Free Veterans Day buffet at participating locations.


Buffalo’s Cafe, Nov. 11, 2015. Free meal at participating locations.

California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11, 2015. Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service.

Carraba’s, Monday Nov. 9 – Sunday Nov. 15, 2015. Free appetizer of your choice for active duty servicemembers and veterans. Military ID or proof of service required.

Cheeseburger in Paradise, Nov. 11 2015. Free All-American Burger with fries with purchase of beverage and military ID or proof of service. Available to active military or veterans. Beverages and gratuity not included, dine-in only, and participating locations only.

Chili’s – Free meal, Nov. 11 2015. Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of any lunch combo, or your choice of a dinner meal from a select menu, including any full-size flatbread. Offer only available at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.


Denny’s, Nov. 11, 2015. Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.

Perkin’s Restaurant & Bakery, Nov. 11, 2014.Participating restaurants are offering current servicemembers and veterans a free Magnificent Seven meal which includes two eggs, three buttermilk pancakes, and a choice of two bacon strips or two sausage links. Beverage not included. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required.

Friendly’s, Nov. 11, 2015. Free breakfast, lunch, or dinner with ID. Dine-in only. Limited to one per person. Offer available for active military and veterans with ID or discharge papers. Participating locations only.

Golden Corral – Free meal, Nov. 11, 2015 (5pm – 9pm): The 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner. For more information visit

Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House, Nov. 11, 2015. Free meal form the American Values Menu, Nov. 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dine-in only, valid ID or proof of service required. Valid at participating restaurants only.

Little Caesars® Pizza, Nov. 11, 2015. Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

Little Caesars® Pizza, Nov. 11, 2015. Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

Max & Erma’s, November 11, 2015. Participating Max & Erma’s locations are offering military members and veterans a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, which includes tortilla soup or side Caesar salad, seasoned fries, and chocolate chip cookies. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required.

Olive Garden, Free entrée, Nov. 11, 2015. Offer good for veterans and active duty military; proof of service required. Guests that dine with a Veteran also receive 10% off of their bill as well!

On The Border, Nov. 11, 2015. Veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo”. Dine-in only, proof of service required.

Outback Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2015. Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2015.

Ponderosa Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2015. Free Veterans Day buffet at participating locations only.

Primanti Bros, Nov. 11, 2015.. Free Sandwich for veterans and active duty military. From 4pm to close at participating locations.

Red Lobster – Monday, November 9 through Thursday, November 12, 2015. Free Appetizer or Dessert during the week of Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts.

Red Robin, Nov. 11, 2015. Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service.


Sheetz, Nov. 11, 2015. Free lunch at participating locations. Free car wash also available at participating locations, Proof of service required.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, Nov. 11, 2015. Free meal from special Veterans Day menu at participating locations only.

Spaghetti Warehouse, Mon Nov. 9th through Wed Nov. 11th, 2015. Buy one entrée, get one free. Coupon Required (available on their website and FaceBook page on Nov. 3). Choose any of 11 Original Recipe Spaghetti entrées and receive a second entrée free. Friends and relatives are encouraged to treat a veteran to a meal.

T.G.I. Friday’s, Nov. 11, 2015. Free lunch for all current military members and veterans from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-on only at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details.

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Join PINCHme for FREE Samples Every Month

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How would you like to try lots of new products for free?  It’s easy with PINCHme!  PINCHme is a platform that allows members to try products from leading brands, completely for free, in exchange for feedback.  New products are added and shipped monthly to active members.  undefined

PINCHme has a wide variety of amazing samples in categories including baby, beauty, home, pet, hygiene, health, food, and more.  Each month new samples are announced on Sample Day. PINCHme members can claim samples that match their profile and request to have them shipped for free!


I’ve been a member of PINCHme since it was first introduced.  Here’s how it works:

  1. Sign up to become a PINCHme member:  Register with your basic details at  Complete your registration, then answer a series of questions to allow PINCHme to get to know you.  This will allow you to receive samples that are appropriate to your household and shopping habits.
  2. Claim your first sample box:  On the next Sample Tuesday, you need to log in to your profile and choose the samples you want PINCHme to send.  PINCHme will send your box full of samples directly to you for FREE!
  3. Tell PINCHme what you think of the samples you tried:  Once you have had the opportunity to try the samples just complete a short feedback survey to tell PINCHMe what you thought.  This is essential to be eligible to claim future samples!

One of the reasons I love this program is that you get so many samples at once, making it worth the time and effort.  The samples are all very good, plus it is fun to try new things!


Currently, PINCHme is offering its targeted members FREE Gerber Suppletmenting Formula valued at $17.99!  This formula is an ideal choice for breastfeeding moms that supplement.  This sample is for pregnant women in their 3rd trimester getting ready for their newborn.  Make sure to add your due date in your profile so you qualify for this great sample.

Join PINCHme today at and sign up for free samples!  Excitement will be in the air every month when it is time for the new PINCHme box!

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What’s Free in Stores this Week: 10/25/15 – 10/31/15

Free Deals Weekly

Enjoy this list of everything you can find free this week in stores.  Week of 10/25/15.

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$2 ECB wyb 2 Colgate Total toothpaste 5.8-6 oz or mouthwash 500ml 2/$5.98
$0.75/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse printable
$0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste, exp. 10/31/15 (SS 10/18/15) [3-oz.+]
$2/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse, exp. 11/14/15 (SS 10/18/15) [1-L.+]
$2/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse, exp. 10/31/15 (SS 10/04/15 #2) [480-ml.+]
Final Price: Free

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FREE Cadbury Screme Egg from SavingStar


SavingStar is offering a great Halloween freebie this week!  Save 100% when you buy ONE (1) 1.2 oz. Cadbury Screme Egg™.  This offer is good through 10/28/15.  Make sure to clip the coupon before you shop!

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FREE U by Kotex Samples


Right now you can get several free samples of U by Kotex products.  You’ll have to sign up separately for each sample.  GO HERE to request yours.

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FREE Chicken of the Sea Salmon Pouch with Coupon


Chicken of the Sea is offering a coupon for a FREE Pink Salmon packet! This coupon may disappear quickly so grab yours while you can.  You might have to download the coupon printer if you haven’t printed coupons like this before.  It worked for me!

Thanks, Passion for Savings!

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Get FREE Coffee on 9/29 for National Coffee Day 2015


Tuesday, September 29th is National Coffee Day.  This means many opportunities for FREE coffee!  Grab a cup of Joe at one (or more) of these fantastic establishments offering promotions to celebrate the national holiday!

Dunkin’ Donuts: Free medium cup of Dunkin’ Donuts hot or iced dark roast coffee. The limit is one per guest, and is available at participating locations.

Wawa: Free coffee in the size of your choice.

Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and original glazed donut.

Sheetz: Free cup of coffee.

Starbucks: Starbucks is doing something different for National Coffee Day. Instead of giving away free coffee to patrons, they will kick off Starbucks One Tree for Every Bag Commitment, a year-long campaign that gives customers the opportunity to help the farmers and families behind your morning coffee.

Tim Hortons: Get any size coffee in Regular or Dark Roast for just $1 at participating U.S. restaurants.

Staples: Even Staples is getting in on the act. Just post a photo on social media with your coffee mug and the hashtag #OfficeMugShot for the chance to win a free coffee pack.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea: Stop by for a FREE small cup of their signature blend with any food purchase on 9/29.

Pilot/Flying J: Get a FREE 16oz cup of coffee or cappuccino on 9/29 with this coupon.

Whole Foods Market: All September long, stop in to get a 12oz coffee for just $0.25.

Caribou Coffee: Perks members get a FREE coffee of the day with purchase of 1 lb. of Amy’s Blend coffee from 9/28-10/4. The offer will already be loaded in your account if you’re a Perks member.


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FREE Meal from Pace or Prego Ready Meals


SavingsStar will help you save 100% when you buy any ONE (1) NEW Pace™ or Prego™ Ready Meals now through 9/20/2015.  Just head over HERE and load the coupon to your card, then shop at a participating store.  You’ll receive 100% back, making your Pace or Prego Ready Meals completely free!

Lots of other great SavingStar eCoupons are available too. Load them to your store loyalty card and stack them with manufacturer coupons to maximize your savings! GO HERE to view the stores where SavingStar works.

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FREE Weekly Deals In Stores: CVS, Walmart, Dollar Tree & More

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Enjoy this list of everything you can find free this week in stores.  Week of 8/31 – 9/5.

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Colgate Max, Total, 2in1 or Optic White toothpaste $3.00
$2 Instant Coupon Printing at Coupon Machine
$0.75/1 Colgate Optic White Toothpaste printable
$1/1 Colgate Total, Optic White, Enamel Health or Max Fresh, exp. 9/12/15 (SS 08/30/15) [3-oz.+]
Final Price: Free

$2 ECB wyb 2 Gatorade 20 oz or Lipton sparkling ice tea 12 oz 2/$2 Limit 1
Final Price:  Free

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FREE National Parks Admission for 4th Grade Students and Families


Do you have a 4th grader in your household during the 2015-2016 school year?  If so, you are invited to visit any national park. federal land, or waters during the school year for free!

This unique opportunity is brought to you by the White House’s “Kid in Every Park” initiative made possible by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation.

The objective is to introduce every kid to the wonders of nature and outdoor recreation.  Just sign up online to get your voucher that will grant your family free admission into any national park, federal  land, or water for the next year.

Would you do me a big favor and share this post with your friends that have 4th graders?  As a former science teacher, I also believe that every child should have the opportunity to experience the outdoors to learn and explore.  I hope you will pass it on!

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