I’m back! Or at least I’m trying to come back. The work, family, website balance has been a little tricky.
Anyway, Christmas season is about to begin (for me Christmas time doesn’t begin until after Thanksgiving, I’m old school) and you might want some Holiday jams to get you in the spirit.
Luckily for us Sirius satellite radio is here to offer some assistance. From now until December 2nd they have unlocked their service and those of you with satellite radio ready cars can enjoy the experience for FREE.
I just wanted to share a little tip to all my Moe’s loving readers. The Bride and I are big fans of the Tex Mex chain, we often go at least once a week. At check out I always make sure to punch in my cell phone number and record the visit. I quickly learned that for about every ten visits I get a free burrito.
The other day I hit 50 visits and sure enough the text informing me of my free burrito arrived. I can’t help but wonder what will happen when I hit 100. I hope its awesome. Anyway if you are skipping out on the check in you are leaving some free burritos on the table, stop that.
I love me some apps. Every one wants a piece of real estate on your phone and they are will to pay for it with freebies and discounts. Auntie Annie, the delicious pretzel maker, wants you to download their app and they are will to give you a pretzel for doing so. Here is how it works:
- Download the Free app.
- After you make your first purchase you get a free pretzel.
- On your birthday you get another free pretzel.
- Every dollar you spend you nets you 10 points.
- For every 300 points you amass you get a free pretzel.
I can’t think of an easier or quicker way to earn free pretzels. The PreztelPerks app will also send you info about special rewards and promotions. So if you have a craving for free yummy buttery pretzels then this app was made for you my friend.
For the last decade IHOP has been giving away FREE pancakes on “National Pancake Day” in an effort to raise money for “Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals” and other charities. Up to this point that have raised over 16 million dollars and aim to raise $3.5 million this year.
The idea is pretty simple, you walk into an IHOP and are given a free stack of pancakes, not a bad way to start a day. In return IHOP asks that you donate to a charity. You get free pancakes and needy people get a little help, win win win.
So celebrate National pancakes day with a free short stack and help some people who need it.
Yesterday I mailed out my entry form and receipts for the Hess and Pepsi Yankee ticket giveaway. My brother told me he was doing the same today. For those of you that are interested in this offer please keep in mind that you have until April 25th to get your entry mailed. Six days left, you better hurry while you still have time. For those of you who are unfamiliar you need:
- Four recent gas receipts from Hess, 8 gallon or more per visit.
- A receipt from a NY Hess Express for either two 12 packs or one 24 Pack of Pepsi
- A completed entry form.
Call some friends and ask them to save their receipts for you and get on over to your local Hess to grab and entry for and some cases of Pepsi. Time is fleeting.
Anyone with a birthday this close to Christmas has my sympathies. All the hustle and bustle, and your special day gets overshadowed and lost in the mix.
While I can’t do anything to fix your predicament I can ease the pain with an offer of free food on your birthday. All you have to do is join AppleBee’s e-mail club, the sign up takes a few seconds. Once you do make sure you print out your coupon with your member ID and bring it to your local AppleBees restaurant. You get a Free appetizer when you purchase and entree and of course you also get the free desert. I hope a “Chocolate chip cookie sundae” or “Triple Chocolate Meltdown” will add some delicious happiness to you birthday. At least you can have a few moments of joy before you open up all those Christmas/Birthday combo presents from your cheapskate friends and relatives.
I am a fan of Hess gas stations, I have explained why in the past. Essentially I find them to be cleaner, nicer, and more customer friendly then any of their competition and the fact that they gave me FREE Yankee tickets didn’t hurt either.
All of that aside, I am also a huge fan of their app. It offers great deals on candy and food at the HessMart store and it gives me a free soda on my birthday. Some times it gives me free stuff for no reason at all.
The other day I was filling up my work vehicle and I decided to check in, just for the heck of it. I opened up the Hess am and tapped away. Then out of nowhere up pops a coupon for a FREE 24 ounce Brisk Iced Tea. Boom, a free beverage for me!
I grabbed my drink, tapped my coupon, the clerk scanned it, and I walked out with a free drink. The Hess App, goat love it.
Sirius satellite radio is currently running a free trial promotion. It is open to any one with an inactive satellite radio unit or a vehicle equipped with a satellite radio option. All you have to do is switch your radio over to satellite and a limited number a Sirius channels will be available for your listening pleasure. You can enjoy a nice mix of commercial free music and talk content in all its beautiful digital clarity.
The idea behind the promotion is rooted in the belief that if you like the service enough and get used to having them, you will sign up and subscribe. It must work because this is not the first time they have tried such a promotion.
When I bought my 2012 Ford Focus it came with Sirius. I enjoyed it and renewed my subscription a few times, but recently dropped the service. I did so because of the auto-renew feature. Sirius subscriptions will often come with massive discounts to keep you from dropping the service. With auto renew you are charged the full amount for your subscription. I would then have to call up an argue to get the price cut down to a more acceptable level. I tried several times to get the auto renew feature turned off and was ignored so I cancelled.
I have to admit I do enjoy hearing Sirius again. Will this promotion make me rejoin? Perhaps. Until then lets all enjoy some Free Sirius, at least for then next few days.
If there is one thing in this world that we have a lot of varieties of, it’s candy. Whenever I walk down the aisles in my local supermarket, I am shocked by the overwhelming cornucopia of choices. Could you imagine how difficult it must be to think up a new candy? I remember when Reese’s Sticks came out I couldn’t believe it. How do they do it?
Well, they did it again. I give you “Snickers Bites” and if you hurry (supplies are limited), you can give yourself a coupon for a FREE sample. A sweet treat to start your week. All you have to do is follow the link and like them on Facebook . Offer expires soon, don’t delay. You’re Welcome.
I first experienced “Dippin Dots” back in 1998. I walked past one of their stands and noticed the sign. It said, “Dippin Dots, the ice cream of the future.” My curiosity piqued, I walked over and watched the stand owner scoop out a cup for a customer. Dippin Dots look like a soft, smooth version of “Nerds” candy. I tried a sample and I really liked it. The owner told me that Dippin Dots were made by cryogenically freezing regular ice cream ingredients. The sudden drop in temperature causes the mixture to form into dots.
I bought a cup and went back many times. After college I even considered buying a stand of my own, but the start up costs were just too high for me. I don’t see them around as much, but when I get the opportunity I often buy a cup. Dippin Dots are a little more expensive than regular ice cream. They say that’s because it costs so much more to make. As a fan of the little dots, I think the extra cost is worth it.
When I saw the opportunity for FREE Dippin Dots, I jumped on it. All you have to do is sign up for the “Below Forty Club” and you will receive offers for free products as well as coupon codes for discounts on orders. If you love “Dippin Dots”, I recommend it. If you have never tried it, this is a great way to try. In the end it’s free, so you really have nothing to lose.