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DC area McDonalds Offer Free Coffee 9/23/12-9/29/12 & Giveaway!

McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C. want to thank you for your continued support by participating in the biggest giveaway to hit McDonald’s restaurants, along the Eastern Seaboard, from Maine to Miami!  From Sept. 23-29, in honor of National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, local McDonald’s will be hosting a week-long celebration by offering FREE small Premium Roast McCafé Coffee to all customersNo coupon or additional purchase needed!

To kick off the celebration, street teams, accompanied by a giant McCafé coffee cup will be giving away coupons near the Silver Spring and Metro Center (12th & G streets entrance) metro stations on Monday (September 24th) and Tuesday (September 25th) from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.  In addition, people will have the opportunity to take a photo with the giant cup, tweet it to the local McDonald’s twitter handle @McDonalds_DMV and have their photo appear on the local Facebook page!

Giveaway Details:
McDonald’s is offering a super fast giveaway to my readers!  The first 5 (five) followers in the DC-region to comment on this post letting me know how you take your coffee will receive a coupon for a McCafé beverage of your choice for free.  Coupons will be mailed by Greater DC McDonald’s and will only be valid in the Great Washington, DC area.  If you’re reading this via email, you’ll need to click on the title to be taken to Redberrydeals.com, where you can leave a comment.

Please follow McDonalds Washington, DC on Twitter to be the first to know of their promotions!  Send them a quick tweet, thanking them for their terrific healthy deals!

Fine Print: These FREE McCafe beverages will be given out in the form of coupons – these coupons will be valid in the Greater Washington, DC area.

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McDonalds: Free Medium Fries Coupon – Frydrate.com! – Ended!

 

How do you survive these record breaking temps in D.C. and sizzling summer heat? Why with the perfect icy cool beverage coupled with your favorite tasty snack of course! McDonald’s® Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C. has just the combo to satiate those hunger pains and make sure you stay hydrated ….or should I say FRYDRATED while also saving a couple bucks!

A Frydrator combines McDonald’s® World Famous French Fries with one of the McDonald’s McCafé® premium iced beverages or any other McDonald’s beverage of your choosing to create the ultimate in Frydration.

What’s more, from now until September 16, head to Frydrate.com to get a coupon for a FREE medium fries with the purchase of a medium McCafé beverage  and create your very own Frydrator with one of the more than 40 McDonald’s refreshing drinks.

And all of you Nationals fans and music mavens stay tuned! McDonalds have some fun in store and prizes galore!

Keep tabs on the Nat’s and head to MLB.com and register for sweepstakes for the chance  to win a prize from McDonald’s or MLB throughout the month based on your team’s performance!

Then, come August 1, tune into iHeartRadio and play the Frydrate Custom Mix game to be entered to win an all-expense paid trip to the iHeartRadio Music Festival!

Don’t forget to let your friends know how you stay #Frydrated in this sweltering heat by posting your Frydrator combo to either Twitter @McDonalds_DMV or FACEBOOK! It’s all about fighting defrydration this summer at McDonald’s!

Enjoy!

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AMAZON: Free EBook Kindle Edition: Get Organized! Your 12 Month Home Clutter Killer Guide : 2nd Edition (Revised) : Organizing The House, Decluttering And How To Clean Your Home To Perfection

Now that the boys are crawling and getting into everything I need to get organized hence the Organization 2012 goal!  I’m so excited to read any book that can help me.  This is an exciting freebie!   It has very good reviews too.     I love my new tablet and I’m enjoying all of the freebie books I can download on Amazon for free.  At Amazon you can download Get Organized! Your 12 Month Home Clutter Killer Guide : 2nd Edition (Revised) : Organizing The House, Decluttering And How To Clean Your Home To Perfection Kindle version for FREE. You don’t have to own a Kindle to enjoy the FREE ebooks they offer. You can download Kindle for PC to your computer or get a Free Kindle Reading App to read Kindle books for FREE.  Enjoy!

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Frugal ways to save for Babies – Swim Diapers, Diaper cream

Now that I have twins and a soon to be 3 year old.  My life is focused on children.  My blog has been focused on it to.  It sort of seems obvious for me.  Right now all I’m thinking about is feedings, and diaper changes.

Here are some awesome blog posts that I came across and thought you should read.  Feel free to pass on to others.

  • Babygoodbuys.com  – Reuse disposable swim diapers – This makes perfect sense.  Since disposable swim diapers cost about $.50 it makes sense to get as much out of them as you can.
  • Minnesotamamamusthaves.com – Make your own Triple Paste – I’m a huge fan of Triple Paste.  I recently used my $1.00 internet coupons at Walmart to get 1 oz for $6.49 but that is still so expensive.  I have bought several HUGE containers of CVS brand desitins and my daughter accidentally dropped it so I need to use the container up.  What a perfect way to use it but to make it into Triple Paste.  So far I’ve used it on my sons and it works amazing!  The cost is pennies since the HUGE 16 oz container of CVS brand desitin cost me $3 before ECBs!
  • Life with A&W – Registry Recommendation for Twins – This is a great list of ideas of what to register for or to look out for at yard sales when you have twins.
  • Life with A&W – Freebies for Multiples – On my very long to do list I plan on writing to companies about my multiples.  Here is a list of companies to write to to get freebies.

More sites to come.  Let me know of other links of interesting frugal things for babies or toddlers that I can share.

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Babies R Us Event Super Baby Shower Events

Last week I registered at Babies R Us and I was informed of some special events that are occurring at my local Babies R Us in Woodbridge, VA but they might also be occurring at other Babies R Us around the area or country.  Check with your store to be sure.

Since it is snowing outside this might be a good event as long as the roads are clear!

Super Baby Shower Event

12-3PM on Saturday, January 8th, 2011

They are hosting a baby shower for all expectant moms as well as their family and friends.  Come learn about the must-have products for every mom’s Baby Registry, valuable tips & ideas for planning a baby shower, plus free giveaways!

From what I was told by the store rep was that there will be tables all around the store with freebies!

Breastfeeding 101

Basics of Breastfeeding Workshop

At 6:30PM on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Ready set pump!  Get the scoop on breastfeeding and all the great products sure to make it easy to feed baby naturally.  Proud Sponsor:  Medela

Buckle Up & Boogie

Car Seat Safety Workshop

At 6:30PM Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

There’s no wiggle vroom when it comes to safety.  You’ll learn how to choose and use a car seat to keep baby safe. Proud Sponsor:  Graco

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24 hours only 01/05/11- Download David Bach’s Debt Free for Life Book

 

For 24 hours only (starting at 12:01 am EST on January 5th) you can download a FREE copy of Debt Free For Life. CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD NOW!

 Get started today—read Debt Free For Life, share it with your friends and begin your journey towards financial freedom.

HOW IT WORKS

CLICK HERE starting at 12:01am EST today, January 5th and get your FREE DOWNLOAD NOW! This offer is only available for 24 hours and ends at 11:59pm EST tonight! Again, please forward this on to your friends and family members!

MAKE 2011 THE YEAR YOU CRUSH YOUR DEBT!

WHY IS HE DOING THIS?

Some of you may be wondering why we would provide a download for free after we just promoted pre-ordering the book. The answer is simple. I am on a mission to inspire 1 million people to take action to pay down their debt in 2011 and I’ve been fortunate enough to convince my publisher, Random House to work with me on this mission and make this incredibly rare exception to provide this 24 hour free download. Again, for those of you who already pre-ordered Debt Free For Life, I hope you are enjoying the hardcover copy. If you haven’t ordered it yet, you still can here! For those of you who can’t afford to buy a book right now or simply want a free copy of Debt Free For Life, take action now and claim your free download! Click here to download your free copy NOW!!

Please feel free to share this offer with your friends on Twitter and Facebook!

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Free Samples for Baby

Several of my friends are having babies in the next couple of months and I thought it is time to show them how to get stuff for FREE!

Great website for deals on baby stuff:
Babycheapskate
Free samples from Walmart

I am a big believer in breast feeding and I did buy my fair share of formula and there isn’t anything wrong with using it.  My daughter LOVED it.  Before baby comes it is a great idea to have formula available.  If you don’t need it you can always give it away or donate it to a mother shelter:
ParentsChoiceFormula Free Sample
Enfamil Free Sample and Free coupons
Similac Free Sample and Free coupons
I strongly recommend Member’s Mark because it is a great deal! Last I checked it was $20 for a very large can.  A small can of Enfamil is about $25.
MembersMark Formula Free Sample

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Birthday Freebies, Specials and Coupons

I love Birthdays!  Birthdays are so much fun especially when you can say you’re 24 again or maybe 21.  *wink wink*

This past year after reading many blogs about birthday freebies I signed up for several of them.  I took an hour or so off from work and picked them up.   This is what I got:

Sephora – Sign up as a Beauty Insider and get a free gift from Sephora on your birthday.  This year it is a small white eyeshadow, small mascara and small eyeliner.

Cold Stone Creamery – Cold Stone Creamery will send you an email with a coupon for a free ice cream creation to enjoy on your birthday. All ages are welcome!  The server that helped me that day gave me a bigger cup!  I gave him a tip.  Thanks!  It was wonderful.

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels – Sign up for the Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Perks and not only will you get coupons for special offers all year long but you will get something on your birthday.  I got a B1G1 coupon!  Yummy!

Bath & Body Works – As I’ve mentioned in the past, Bath & Body Works sends so many coupons and in this case I combined it with a sale.  The cashier even gave me the coupon back to use again.

Godiva – The same day I was going to the mall to pick up some of my freebies I realized that you can sign up for Godiva Chocolate Rewards the same day and get 1 FREE piece of chocolate and you will get 1 FREE piece each month just by walking in.  If you don’t have the reward card make sure you remember the email address you used to sign up.

Rita’s Italian Ice – Join today and receive exclusive offers year round, a special birthday treat and the latest scoop on Rita’s– all delivered straight to your inbox.  Joining the club is FREE! Click here to sign up today!  I got a B1G1 treat and then if you sign up your kids they too will get a treat for their birthday.

Recently my daughter had a birthday!  We had a great time.  We decided to have a simple family get together but we also included a trip to Toys R Us.  It was so much fun.

Toys ‘R’ Us – Children ages 2 – 10 will receive a birthday card and surprise gift from Geoffrey when you sign them up for Geoffrey’s Birthday Club.

In the mail I got a $5 off a $25 and then a week closer to her birthday she got a $3 off a $3 purchase, the best part is you can combine these coupons!  Woohoo! We ended up getting a baby doll stroller, baby doll bottles, ball, Popsicle holders and a play shopping cart with fake food for $22!

She got there and had a great time playing with the toys. Plus she got a balloon, a crown and her name announced on the loud speaker.  She was a little princess.

Baskin Robbins – Get a free ice cream treat if you sign up for their Birthday Club.  If you also sign up your kids they too will get an ice cream treat.

To see a larger list of Birthday Freebies check out at Hey It’s Free.