Olive Garden: FREE Kid’s Meal with Purchase of an Adult Entree on April 24th




Tomorrow, April 24th is “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” at Olive Garden which means FREE Kids Meals! Go to the Olive Garden Facebook page (or go here) to print a coupon valid for a FREE kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. If your restaurant takes reservations, you may want to call and make them now to reduce your wait time tomorrow.

Fine Print: This coupon may be redeemed for one free Kid’s Meal with the purchase of one adult entree (not including soup, Garden Salad, or pizza). Limit two kids meals with the purchase of two entrees per coupon. Offer valid for kids ages 12 years and under. Free Kid’s Meal choices are from the Kid’s Menu only and include an entree and choice of drink. One coupon per visit, per table. Valid at any Olive Garden location in the U.S. and Canada. Valid only 4/24/2014.

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Groupon: Museum of Appalachia Ticket or Family Membership Deal


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If you have been considering a trip to the Museum of Appalachia go ahead and grab this Groupon dealYou can chose between two options:

$19 for admission for two (up to $36 value)
$69 for a one-year family membership for two adults and two children ($100 value)

  • One year of free museum admission, including the July 4th Celebration and Anvil Shoot and the “Days of the Pioneer” antique show
  • Membership discount on a Tennessee Fall Homecoming ticket
  • Member recognition in the newsletter and a personalized membership card
  • Invitations to special events
  • One-year subscription to Smithsonian magazine, including discounts on purchases from the Smithsonian catalog and free admission to the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City

Children younger than 5 are admitted for free with parent.  We took the boys last year and they loved it! There was plenty of room to run and lots to explore.


They loved looking through the cabins and hearing the stories of how people lived “back in the day”. :)


If you are planning a trip go ahead and buy your tickets now to save!

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KOA FREE Camping Weekend, May 9 & 10



If your family loves camping, then check out this deal from KOA! This May when you stay one night you will get one night free. This deal works if you idea of camping includes a tent, an RV or a cabin! You can get all the details and find campgrounds near you here.

When: May 9-10, 2014

What: Stay as a paying guest Friday, May 9 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, May 10 for FREE.

At participating campgrounds. Promotion terms and conditions will apply.

Here is a list of all the campgrounds in TN that are participating.

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Half Off Depot Extra 40% OFF Local Offers


This weekend Half Off Depot is holding a Spring Cleaning sale!  That means right now you can get an Extra 40% Off Local deals at Half Off Depot! Just chose the deals you want and enter the code extra40 at checkout and and extra 40% will come off your price!

hod-cupcakesThat means you can grab one dozen healthy mini-cupcakes for just $4.20 or two dozen for $8.40 after coupon code.

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There are several other deals so look around and save an extra 40% off!

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Walmart: Free 5X7 Photo with the Easter Bunny (April 12th-13th from 10AM-2PM Only!)

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On April 12th-13th, participating Walmart locations will be offering up a FREE 5X7 photo with the Easter bunny from 10AM-2PM! Go here to see of your store is participating.

These are the participating stores I saw in the Knoxville area:

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Half Off Depot Coupon Code: Extra 20% Today Only!


20% Off Local Deals, code SAVE20

Today, April 8th only, get an extra 20% Off Sitewide on all local Half Off Depot deals! Just chose any, or all of the local Half off Depot deals you love, then use the coupon code save20 at checkout.  You will see 20% come off of your total!

Get a Gourmet Large Pizza + 2 Pints of Saw Works Beer For 2 just $8.80 ($22 Value)  at Latitude 35 at Market Square after this coupon code!

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Or get $30 in Free-Range Chicken Products from Mother Earth Meats for only $12 after coupon code!

Screen Shot 2014-04-07 at 9.08.28 PMThere are several local deals to chose from. Pick your favorites and save an extra 20% with coupon code save20!

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Free Pirate Reading: Meet Captain Jake at Book-a Million



I know lots of you enjoyed the free Frozen princess reading last week so wanted to tell you about a FREE Pirate reading happening next week! This is a great way to have some frugal family fun.

WHAT: A FREE reading of “How I Became a Pirate” and a chance to meet and take photographs with our pirate character, CAPTAIN JAKE.  Make sure you pick up free swag like COLORING PAGES and our 10% off coupons!
WHEN: Friday April 11th at 2:30 PM
WHERE: Books a Million on Kingston Pike in West Knoxville. Address is 8513 Kingston Pike!
WHY: A chance to meet our character CAPTAIN JAKE, take photos with him and get autographs, get swag and discounts, and encourage your kids to love books, storytelling, magic, and pirate fun!

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