Hello! I'm Ashleigh! I live in Michigan with my family of 3 girls (4 year old twins and a 2 year old), husband and abnormally large lab mix. Since I was little, I have loved to save money, but my bargaining skills were kicked up a notch when we found out we were having twins. I can spot a red clearance sticker from a mile away! I write tips and recipes on my blog Being Cheap is Easy and also on Recipes4Living. I love to cook, read, listen to music and watch anything on Bravo (so addicting!). Say hello on Twitter or Instagram!
Today is my 30th birthday! Woohoo and oh-no all at once! I know that people keep saying my 30’s will be much better than my 20’s, but it’s just strange!
When I was younger, I was such a birthday diva. I had weekends of partying to planned, all while wearing a crown. Now, I just like to get all of the birthday freebies from local stores and restaurants. Family time is much more fun! I cannot wait to dig into some confetti cake tonight!
Here’s a list of my favorite birthday freebies:
You’ll notice a lot of these are at restaurants…obviously one person can’t eat all of the free desserts and food in one sitting. I like to spread them throughout the week…and share! You don’t have to sit down, order your treats to-go!
o World Market Explorer members get a $10 gift certificate! I have some coffee syrup and a sushi making kit calling my name!
o Smokey Bones BBQ Bones Club members get FREE dessert. Those doughnuts are ah-mazing.
o Starbucks gives you a FREE coffee!
o Qdoba: Buy 1, Get 1!
o Sephora has a birthday freebie. Last year it was a great mascara!
o Cold Stone: Buy 1, Get 1(Birthday cake remix for me!)
o Culvers: Free sundae!
o DSW: $5 off (I like to get dress socks)
o Noodles & Co: Free noodle bowl
o Old Chicago: FREE pizza!
o On the Border: Free dessert
o Red Robin: Free Burger!
o Celebration Cinema: Free popcorn!
For the Kids:
o Children’s Place: $10 off $40+ (can be combined with % off coupons!)
o Toys R Us: $3 Geoffrey Bucks
o Kmart: $5 to spend!
o Moe’s: Free birthday meal!
o Olga’s Kitchen: Free Birthday meal!
o Sonic: Free Kid’s Meal
I like to sign up for any store program just for the birthday freebies. If there is a spot to add my kids’ birthdays, I do that also! Nothing is more fun than taking my twins to Toys R Us with their $3 birthday card…they usually get a book or small toy. Since these emails can fill up an inbox fast, be sure to use a junk email account! When the email comes, flag and print it, if necessary. That way you don’t lose any of them!
Where do you find your favorite birthday freebies?
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