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Smart Shopper: Free food and activities for the kids

Smart shopper deals
Posted at 8:39 AM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 12:52:02-04

Pinching pennies takes on a whole new meaning in a time like this. Many retailers are taking note and extending some fabulous offers to consumers. These are just a few of some of the great examples.

Burger King

You can get two free kid's meals PER DAY with any purchase placed ahead of time on the BK App. You can snag the food in the drive thru, with minimum contact. Also, free delivery is an option with a purchase of $10 or more. Offer ends on April, 6. You can also see details on bk.com.

Firehouse Subs
Through the end of April, hungry guests can enjoy a FREE Kids' Combo with purchase of a medium or large sub by showing this coupon at the register or mentioning it on the phone. Guests can also download an activity sheet for their kids.

This offer is only valid 3/23/20 - 4/30/20 at participating U.S. Firehouse Subs locations. Carryout orders only. Order at the counter or call ahead. Print offer or show on smartphone to redeem. Cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons. $4.99 Medium Choice Subs not valid as qualifying items. Not valid with online or delivery orders. One coupon per person, per visit. Child does not need to be present.

Major kudos to goodhousekeeping.com that put together a huge list of chain restaurants nationwide. To see it, click here.

FREE Amazon Prime kids shows
The need for an Amazon Prime account in order to watch kids shows has been lifted, according to popsugar.com With just an Amazon login, you can access PBS style shows along with some movies.

Free audible books
Leave the reading up to Audible, an ebook company owned by Amazon. Choose from dozens of free audible books; you can even hear Peter Rabbit read in a British accent!

One site that is the mecca for all kinds of great deals, recipes, diy and budgeting tips is hip2save.com It highlights ads from around the globe. Highly recommend checking it out.

Guitar maker, Fender, is offering 3 months of free guitar lessons to the first 100,000 people.

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