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Friday freebies AND giveaway 9/2!

Posted September 2, 2011

It’s the first Friday of the month AND National Coupon Month, which means we are definitely having a giveaway today!


How would you feel about a nice, relaxing massage? Today’s giveaway is a Groupon for a 50-minute massage at White Dahlia in Raleigh (off Strickland and Creedmoor Roads). The Groupon does not expire until March 2012 so you have plenty of time to use it. Click HERE for more details about this massage.

To enter, leave a comment below letting us know something frugal you will be doing this Labor Day weekend.

I’ll randomly pick a winner on Tuesday, 9/6 at 1:00 pm and post the winning name soon after that. Good luck!

Now…on to the freebies!

Free sample and $1 coupon for Dove Rebalance Body Mist from Walmart.com. Thanks to heyitsfree.com for this sample! Click HERE for the sample.

Free sample of Eucerin Everday Protection lotion when you make a pledge to put your skin first. Thanks to moneysavingmom.com for this sample! Click HERE for the sample.

Free sample of Burberry Body fragrance for women on their Facebook page. Click HERE for the sample.

Michaels craft activities on Saturday and Sunday. Free make it and take it Grandparents Day Card Event on Saturday, 9/3 from 10 AM – noon. Make it and take it Grandparents Day Frame decorating event (with purchase of frame – so not free). Click HERE and turn to the second page of store events for more information.

Free make and take events at A.C. Moore including Crayola Model Magic Autumn Leaves on Monday, 9/5 from 1 pm – 3 pm and Thomas and Friends Scarecrow Train on Saturday, September 10th from 1 pm – 3 pm. Click HERE for more information. I suggest you call your store to make sure they are participating.

Free NC Symphony Pops in the City concert on Sunday, September 4 at 7:30 pm at the Downtown Raleigh Amphitheater. You’ll hear works from Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, John Williams and Andrew Lloyd Webber as well as some memorable marches. Thanks to Sarah at GoAskMom for finding this one! For a longer list of local events (including other free events) this weekend, click the “Weekend Plans” link in the box above. Click HERE for more information.



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  • t88carroll Sep 7, 2011

    I spent Labor Day working all day so didn't get to spend witm with family. Need a day off to relax and spend some quality time with family.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Sep 6, 2011

    And the winner of the massage Groupon from the Friday Freebies giveaway is.....


    Congratulations! Actually, it was about a year ago that you won the giveaway from Mt. Olive so you are on a roll....sort of. :-)

    Send me an e-mail so I know what e-mail address to send the Groupon to and enjoy!

    Thanks to all for entering and stay tuned for tomorrow's giveaway! Happy National Coupon Month!

  • msleep63 Sep 6, 2011

    I spent my labor day working so I didn't have time to spend any money. Can't get more frugal than that! LOL!

  • melodie1920 Sep 6, 2011

    Something frugal I did this Labor Day is not invite people over. My husband is notorius for inviting a whole bunch of people over. This weekend we just enjoyed each other's company this weekend and we did not go out to eat. We ate food we already had in the house.

  • ncbeachbound2 Sep 6, 2011

    Staying home and swimming in the pool instead of traveling to a crowded beach. Also watch some movies with family.

  • laurinneb Sep 6, 2011

    renting movies instead of going to one!

  • frannywoman Sep 5, 2011

    Using all my 50% off coupons at A.C.Moore & Michaels to get cake decorating supplies for my granddaughters 1st birthday.

  • laurinneb Sep 5, 2011

    making a birthday cake for my son instead of buying it!

  • Mommy2Caleb+Carly Sep 5, 2011

    This Labor day has been spent at home resting and doing light cleaning...I am 2 months pregnant and would LOVE a massage!!

  • coggins6300 Sep 5, 2011

    We stayed in and had our favorite dinners and desserts to celebrate the holiday and my husband's birthday. All purchased very inexpensively!