Wednesday, November 6, 2013

veterans day roundup

For all the military families out there, I wanted to put together a list of freebies that will be offered on veterans day this year. The last two years Matt has been deployed and we were unable to go to any of these places, but hopefully we will check some out this year. 

THANK YOU to all who served and are currently serving in our armed forces! Freedom is not free!! And a special thanks to all the spouses out there who love and support our ladies and gents in uniform!!

JCPenney is giving military and their family members an extra 20% off purchases November 6-11. Click on that link to get the coupon. 

And I saw today that Starbucks is giving away a free tall coffee to veterans, active duty, and spouses!  

  • Applebee’s: Veterans and active duty military receive a FREE signature entrée.
  • Bar Louie: FREE meal (up to $12) on November 10 or 11.
  • California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans and active duty military get a FREE pizza at participating locations.
  • Car Wash: Veterans and service personnel get a FREE car wash.
  • Carraba’sFREE appetizer for veterans and active military.
  • Champps AmericanaFREE handcrafted burger and waffle fries.
  • Cheeseburger in ParadiseFREE All-American burger with fries. (Valid with any beverage purchase of $1.99 or more.)
  • Chili’s: Choose from eight entrees or a lunch combo.
  • Denny’sFREE all-you-can-eat pancakes from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Einstein Bros. BagelsFREE signature or classic bagel with shmear.
  • Golden Corral: Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation Dinner from 4pm to 9pm. Get a FREE meal.
  • Great ClipsFREE haircut for veterans and active duty military. If you don’t need a haircut, stop by and pick up a card good for a free haircut through December 31.
  • Hooters: Veterans and active duty military get a FREE meal.
  • IKEAFREE sandwich, hot dish or entreé salad from November 9 to 11.
  • Krispy KremeFREE doughnut and coffee for veterans.
  • Little Caesars: FREE order of Crazy Bread.
  • LongHorn SteakhouseFREE Texas Tonion appetizer and non-alcohol beverage from November 11 to 14.
  • Max & Erma’s: FREE Best Cheeseburger in America Combo — includes choice of soup or salad and fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie.
  • McCormick & Schmick’s: Veterans are offered a FREE meal, from a choice of 10 entrées, on November 10.
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: FREE 6-oz. frozen yogurt.
  • National Parks: From November 9 to November 11, National Parks are FREEfor everyone, so this might be a good time for a road trip.
  • Olive Garden: Veterans and active duty military get a FREE meal. Family dining with them receives 10% off.
  • On The Border: Veterans and active duty military receive a FREE “Create Your Own Combo menu,” featuring more than 150 possible dinner combinations.
  • Outback SteakhouseFREE Bloomin’ Onion and drink for veterans.
  • Red Robin: Red Robin is giving away one FREE Tavern Double Burger to each veteran or active duty guest.
  • Red LobsterFREE appetizer from list of 10 options from November 11 to 14.
  • Shoney’s: FREE All-American burger.
  • Sizzler: FREE lunch through 4 p.m. Veterans can choose 6-ounce Tri Tip Steak, single Malibu Chicken or half-dozen fried shrimp entrée with choice of side dish.
  • Sports Clips: Many locations of Sports Clips will offer FREE haircuts to veterans and active military members. Call ahead to ensure your location is participating.
  • Texas RoadhouseFREE lunch for all veterans (active, retired or former U.S. military) — choose from 10 entrees, including your choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee.
  • Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: Vets get a buy-one-get-one FREE entrée.
  • TGI FridaysFREE lunch for veterans.
  • Twin Peaks: FREE meal of your choice.
  • Village Inn: FREE breakfast, with a choice of buttermilk pancakes, a Belgian waffle or French Toast.
I pulled that list from living on the cheap, but make sure to double check that the business is offering the deal this year. 

I will update this throughout the weekend if I hear about any more deals. And if you know any, feel free to leave a note or shoot me an email!

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