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Friday, Nov 28, 2014

Free and Cheap

A deals blog by Janine Dorsey

Janine Dorsey loves to save money: it doesn’t matter if it’s hers or someone else’s. She rounds up all the best deals and freebies to be found in the Tampa Bay area -  in shopping, dining, entertainment and more – to help you save, too.

Free and cheap Thanksgiving week fun for kids

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Free and cheap Thanksgiving week fun for kids
Kids out of school this holiday week will be wanting to do one of two things: catch up on their sleep or have some fun.

Gibsonton Dollar General grand opening celebrating with giveaways

Published:   |   Updated: November 20, 2014 at 01:04 PM

Gibsonton Dollar General grand opening celebrating with giveaways
The newest Tampa Bay area Dollar General location is coming to Gibsonton this weekend.

Free laundry services Saturday in Tarpon Springs

Published:   |   Updated: November 20, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Free laundry services Saturday in Tarpon Springs 
Those needing some extra assistance to make it through the holidays can get some help this weekend by way of loads of fresh, clean clothes.

Donate food, get a free drink at SoHo’s Ciccio’s

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Donate food, get a free drink at SoHo’s Ciccio’s
Ciccio’s/ Water is holding a Thanksgiving food drive this week to benefit Metropolitan Ministries.

Subway shows customer appreciation with $2 sandwiches

Published:   |   Updated: November 19, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Subway shows customer appreciation with $2 sandwiches December is known for a lot of things, but maybe not sandwiches.

Free acupuncture treatment in Seminole Heights

Published:   |   Updated: November 19, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Free acupuncture treatment in Seminole Heights A local business wants you to forget about Black Friday and instead “buy nothing” on that day.

Donate canned good, get free dessert at Longhorn

Published:   |   Updated: November 19, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Donate canned good, get free dessert at Longhorn
Through Thursday, Nov. 20 donate a non-perishable food item at a participating Tampa Bay area LongHorn Steakhouse and you will get a free dessert for your table.

Donate food, see Pedro Lima comedy show free

Published:   |   Updated: November 18, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Donate food, see Pedro Lima comedy show free Side Splitters comedy fans can catch a free Pedro Lima show this month when they donate nonperishable food items to Metropolitan Ministries' food bank. ...

AAA offers free tow for intoxicated drivers Thanksgiving weekend

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AAA offers free tow for intoxicated drivers Thanksgiving weekend
If close quarters with relatives over Thanksgiving drives you to drink, don’t risk a DUI or worse. Just call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO for a confidential tow within a 10-mile radius to a safe location.

Roll up your sleeves to earn free seafood fest admission

Published:   |   Updated: November 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Roll up your sleeves to earn free seafood fest admission
Healthy people age 16 and up can score free admission to this weekend’s Seaboard Seafood Fest when they take the time to donate blood at the event.