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Friday freebies - Tax Day Edition!

Posted April 13, 2012


Here are a number of fun freebies to ease the blow of Tax Day. If you know of any others, please post them in the comments section below.


Panda Express: Free serving of Shanghai Angus Steak at Panda Express with coupon at participating locations on April 17th, 2012. No purchase necessary. Click HERE for the coupon.

Cinnabon: Get 2 free Cinnabon Bites from 6 – 8 pm. The Cary Towne Center and Triangle Town Center locations are participating. No purchase necessary. Click HERE for the Cinnabon website.

Arby’s: Free order of Value Curly Fries on April 17th with coupon from their Facebook page. Click HERE for the coupon.

Chili’s: Free appetizer or dessert or entrée purchase from April 16 – April 18, 2012. Valid at participating locations. Click HERE for the coupon.

Seattle’s Best Coffee: Get a free sample mailed to you as part of their Great American Coffee Refund. They are also giving away samples at their cafes but we don’t have any here in the Triangle according to their website. Click HERE for the sample.

Sonic: 1/2 price drinks and slushes all day April 17th. Click HERE for the Sonic website.

Bruegger’s is offering a discount on their Big Bagel Bundle. Get 13 bagels and 2 tubs of their cream cheese for $10.40 (a savings of $4 - $5). Click HERE to print the coupon from their Facebook page. Coupon is valid 4/13 – 4/17/2012.

Office Depot: Get 25 single-sided black & white copies for free and up to 5 pounds of shredding for free through April 16. No coupon needed. Thanks to for this one.

HydroMassage: Free Hydro Massage April 16 - April 20th at in-store locations. There are locations in Cary, Durham, Fayetteville and Garner. You will need to call ahead to make sure they are participating and to schedule your massage. Then print out the coupon on their website and enjoy! Click HERE to see the locations.

Marble Slab Creamery is giving away a free scoop of their new yogurt flavors on Tuesday, April 17 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Unfortunately, the Durham Marble Slab folks told me they are not participating. BUT, if you are going to be in Boone on the 17th, the Marble Slab there is participating. I will be in Boone in June – think I can get a rain check?! Click HERE for the Marble Slab information.



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  • swirlgirl027 Apr 13, 2012

    Thanks kcampbell!! They didn't email me, but i just checked my account and the extra points were there. We'll be picking up our free pizza for family movie night tonight!

  • kcampbell113 Apr 13, 2012

    papa johns sent 15 papa points to my account that have to be used by April 17th. This is enough to push us over to a free pizza!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Apr 13, 2012

    Just added Office Dept and HydroMassage freebies - thanks to for those!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Apr 13, 2012

    Thanks, Holly! I will add it to the list above.

  • hollyh515 Apr 13, 2012

    Sonic has half price drinks I think all day on April 17th.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Apr 13, 2012

    Thanks etrudeau - must need more caffeine this morning!

  • mikke114 Apr 13, 2012

    Faye - the Brueggers Big Bagel Bundle is only two tubs of cream cheese and is valid 4/13-4/17. I already have the coupon printed off to make my coworkers happy Monday morning :)