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Tuesday, Jul 22, 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 movie rental from Redbox

Published:   |   Updated: July 16, 2014 at 01:24 PM

Free movie rental from Redbox
The weather outside is pretty miserable in the Tampa Bay area. Even when it is not raining, it’s hot and steamy enough to cook you like a tamale. ...

Free Tea Day next Thursday at McAlister’s

Published:   |   Updated: July 16, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Free Tea Day next Thursday at McAlister’s
McAlister’s Deli is celebrating ‘free tea day” on Thursday, July 24 and you’re invited.

Free Blue Bell ice cream at Outback next week

Published:   |   Updated: July 15, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Free Blue Bell ice cream at Outback next week
It seems like there have been a lot of free ice cream offers lately because of National Ice Cream Month. We’re not complaining! We’ll tell you about all of them....

Free Jeff Dye comedy show with baby item donation

Published:   |   Updated: July 15, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Free Jeff Dye comedy show with baby item donation
Side Splitters comedy patrons can catch a free Jeff Dye show this week when they donate baby items or school supplies to Metropolitan Ministries.

Ikea’s ‘eat for free’ deal returns this weekend

Published:   |   Updated: July 15, 2014 at 08:39 AM

Ikea’s ‘eat for free’ deal returns this weekend
The Ikea “eat for free” deal returns this weekend, just in time for getting kids ready to head off to college.

Donors score free gift card at RaceTrac blood drive

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Donors score free gift card at RaceTrac blood drive
Healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can can help save lives and enjoy a $10 RaceTrac gift card next week.

Free school supplies at Tampa Direct Auto Insurance stores

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Free school supplies at Tampa Direct Auto Insurance stores
Bay area families can score free school supplies when they stop by any Direct Auto Insurance store throughout Tampa this summer.

Iced coffee, tea ‘happy hour’ daily at Dunkin’ Donuts

Published:   |   Updated: July 14, 2014 at 08:40 AM

Iced coffee, tea ‘happy hour’ daily at Dunkin’ Donuts
For the rest of the summer, you can expect to cool off from 3 - 6 p.m. every day.

Free haircuts for kids in August

Published:   |   Updated: July 11, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Free haircuts for kids in August
Harried parents looking to get kids ready for back-to-school with too little time and too little money will be glad to learn of Remington College’s “Cuts for Kids” event.

Get a free wax of your choice from European Wax Center

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Get a free wax of your choice from European Wax Center
Has an embarassing bikini line had you hiding behind an umbrella at the beach this summer?