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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Facebook: Free full-sized bottle of Herbal Essences.

Today must be Free 'Poo Day or something, because 'poo is raining from the sky! Now you can get a free full-sized Herbal Essences shampoo when you "like" them on Facebook and complete the form.

Borders: 20% off entire purchase.

Well, to be specific, it says "20% off most items," but that seems to just mean things like electronics and gift cards that are always excluded from coupons anyway.

Did you know my birthday is coming up? Just saying.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Facebook: Free full-size bottle of Pantene 'poo.

Want a free full-sized bottle of 'poo? Pantene Pro-V shampoo or conditioner, that is. Well, all you have to do is "like" Pantene on Facebook and fill out the form to get your coupon for a free bottle in the mail! And they're giving away 454,000 of them, so you can even take your sweet time completing the offer. 

But don't delay too long - that free 'poo is waiting for you...

Seattle: Adopt an animal for free at the Animal Shelter.

This might be the first time we've had a pet freebie — as in, free pets, not freebies for pets. The Seattle Animal Shelter is apparently way over capacity right now, so they're encouraging people to adopt by waiving their usual $130-200 fees. All you pay is a 2-year pet license, about $27.

"The free adoption package includes initial vaccinations, deworming, feline leukemia testing for cats, a certificate for a free health exam by a local veterinarian, the spaying or neutering, and a microchip."

This offer is good through July 3, so if you're looking to add a furry friend to your life and do a good deed, head on over!

Free Honey Nut Cheerios sample.

Get your morning started with a free sample of Honey Nut Cheerios, plus a coupon. If you believe that cartoon bee, it's America's favorite cereal, so they must be doing something right.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Borders: 40% off coupon.

The 4th of July is coming up... and the 40% off Borders coupon is here! Depending on your plans, now might be an excellent time to pick up a BBQ cookbook, some U.S. history, or a how-to guide on home firework construction. OK, maybe not that last one.

Free sample of Dove Daily Treatment Conditioner.

Sign up for your free sample of Dove Daily Treatment conditioner! Just fill out the short form and get ready for silky-smooth hair.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Facebook: "Like" Aveda, get three free samples.

The first 30,000 lucky souls who head on over to Facebook and "like" Aveda can get three free samples for their trouble. The site is pretty busy right now, as you might imagine, but hang in there and keep hitting Refresh...

Borders: 30% off coupon.

Yeah, I know, a 30% off coupon for Borders is a bit of a snooze, but sometimes you've got to work with what you've got. Maybe there's something more intriguing waiting for us out on the Internets!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Free admission to U.S. National Parks today.

Happy first day of summer, everyone! Today, you can celebrate the warm weather with free admission to U.S. national parks. Many of our 394 national parks are free all the time, but over 100 of them are waiving their fees for today.

If you're lucky enough to have the day off today (or called in "sick"), get out and enjoy some nature for free!

Southwest 40th anniversary fare sale: fares $40 and up.

Southwest is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a big fat fare sale, now through June 23. Tickets start at just $40 each way! 

You must fly between August 23–November 16, but if there's some summer/fall travel you've been longing to do, check out the fares and cities soon...

Monday, June 20, 2011

Free Jif to Go sample.

I always like Target's free samples, which seem to come with astonishing swiftness, and I definitely like peanut butter, so I'm excited about this Jif to Go freebie offer.

Sign up for your free sample and enjoy the carefree independence that portable nut butter can add to your life.

Free Nivea Touch of Cashmere body wash sample.

OK, so a touch of cashmere might have sounded a bit more welcome a few months ago, when we were all shivering in our sweaters and drinking tea just to stay warm. (Of course, that's still the case here in Seattle, harrumph.) But this is the kind of cashmere you can wear all year long! Try a free sample of Nivea Touch o' Cashmere body wash.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Facebook: Free Head & Shoulders for Men sample.

You ladies better not even be reading this one, because it's FOR MEN! "Like" P&G Everyday Solutions on Facebook and you fellas can sign up for a free sample of Head & Shoulders For Men. These little packets are nice for travel or post-pool showers, so throw it in your beach bag and you'll be ready to go.

If you're a man.

Father's Day: Free TCBY for dads.

Yep, TCBY wants to celebrate dads this Sunday with free frozen yogurt! Stop by with your favorite dad and grandly present them with a free cup. No purchase necessary, as far as I can tell.

Seattle: Free Seattle Art Museum ticket at Starbucks, today at 3 pm.

Here's a special freebie that's just for Seattle... Starbucks is giving away free Seattle Art Museum tickets today at 3:00 pm, at participating Seattle locations (which basically means all of them). It doesn't say, but it's probably one per person, so play nice and share! 

No purchase is necessary, but it's always nice to buy a little something and/or tip your barista in exchange for the free ticket. Those things usually cost like $20, you know!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Borders: 25% off toys and games.

Father's Day is getting pretty close now — Sunday, June 19 — but Borders can help with their 25% off coupon. History and military buff dads can enjoy a game of Risk; word nerd dads will appreciate Scrabble or Bananagrams; and logical math dads can settle in with a nice, boring sudoku or an electronic blackjack game.

Too bad you can't just send them all flowers like you can on Mother's Day, right?

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Borders: 30% off coupon.

Father's Day is coming up on Sunday, June 19, and Borders conveniently has a 30% off coupon this week. What dad wouldn't like some armchair reading, a movie or TV series, or some new music to remind him he's still relevant?

I like to get my dad financial magazines, so he can enjoy a year's worth of tips on lecturing me about saving money and spending responsibly. It's the gift that keeps on giving.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Borders: 40% off coupon.

Here's that 40% off Borders coupon you've been waiting for. I wish they were valid on games, since those tend to be kind of expensive and this coupon would certainly help. Oh well, it's probably better karma to buy from our local Card Kingdom anyway...

Thursday, June 9, 2011 certificates 80% off.

I just used one of these certificates last week and it worked like a charm, so now is a good time to stock up again (although they never expire, which is nice too). Get 80% off dining coupons at — meaning a $25-off coupon will cost you about $2, and a $10-off coupon will cost about $1.

Use promo code DEAL at checkout. Offer is valid thru Monday, June 13, so you'll have plenty of time to plan your summer dining goals. If only there was a "restaurants with patios" search filter...

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Borders: 30% off coupon.

30% off one item is a little weak, Borders. I think you can do better than that... what do you say?

Monday, June 6, 2011

IKEA: Free breakfast for dads on Father's Day, June 19.

IKEA offered free breakfast for mom on Mother's Day, so it's only fair that they're kicking down free breakfast for dads on Father's Day, June 19. Thrifty dads will enjoy fluffy scrambled eggs served with a side of hash browns, scrumptious bacon, plus a hot cup of coffee.

One free dad per table, so plan your checkout-line groupings accordingly. 

Target: Free Garnier Fructis Anti-Dandruff 'poo sample.

Oh, 'poo! Or rather, 'poo and Target - two of my favorite things wrapped up neatly into one freebie. Fill out the short questionnaire to get your free sample of Garnier Fructis Anti-Dandruff 'poo. Target's usually pretty fast with the samples, so although they say 4 to 6 weeks, I bet you'll see it sooner.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Dove: Free sample of Go Sleeveless deodorant.

Summer is (technically) here, and Dove wants to ease you into the transition from sweaters to tank tops with its new Go Sleeveless deodorant. Try a free sample and you'll be all set for warmer weather. You do have to register and fill out a form to get your sample.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Dunkin' Donuts: Free donut on June 3, National Donut Day.

We already knew that Krispy Kreme was offering free donuts on National Donut Day, but Dunkin' Donuts is giving away free donuts on June 3 too! Stop in and get a free donut of your choice with any beverage purchase.

OK, that's not quite as free as the no-strings-attached Krispy Kreme offer, but you need something to wash that frosting and grease down with, right?

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