Friday, June 11, 2010

Birthday Goodies

With tomorrow being my - gasp! - 31st birthday, I plan on doing what I do every year on my birthday and travel around town to nab all my freebies. Yes, there are loads of birthday freebies out there for the taking, you just have to know where to look. And when I say freebie, I'm not talking about a scoop of ice cream with a candle in it and a half dozen restraunt staff singing 'Happy Birthday' out of tune.

The last I checked, I know here in Gilbert, Arizona, the following are goodies you can snag on your birthday. I'm sure there are others out there, but these are the main ones I am going to be heading for on my special day:

Free Grand Slam breakfast from Denny's - walk in and show your ID

Free dozen donuts from Krispy Kreme - walk in and show your ID

Free ice cream Creation from Coldstone Creamery - register online to become a member of the Birthday Club and you can access a coupon near your birthday to get your free ice cream.

Free $10 credit at Joe's Real BBQ - walk in and show your ID

Free item at Sonic Drive In - register online to become a member. You'll get a coupon emailed to you close to your birthday (I have yet to receive mine this year though...hmmm). I believe last year I got a choice between a free slushy, ice cream or tater tots. I don't really remember though.

Free ice cream at Baskin-Robbins - register online to become a member and you'll receive a coupon in your email for a free ice cream.

Free medium beverage at Dunkin Donuts - register online for their DD Perks club and you'll get a coupon mailed to you the month of your birthday. Mine's on its way!

5 comments:

Derek said...

If you have a Starbucks card and register it, I think you get a free drink coupon for your birthday!

Jan Marie said...

Ha - tomorrow is my birthday too but you would have to add 30 more to your age to get to mine - now that really makes me feel old! My oldest son turned 30 today so that sort of puts things in perspective.

I will think of you as you collect all of your freebies tomorrow - the best I have found in this area is a free ice cream sundae at Bob Evans or a free dessert at Cracker Barrel. Too bad we don't have any of the establshments you mentioned in the near vicinity. :(

Ow well, have a wonderful mutual birthday!

David N Alderman said...

Jan, thanks for the birthday wishes! I will enjoy all the freebies as I always do on my birthday... ;)

Derek, I heard something about that, but I thought the Starbucks card cost money to get?

lynnrush said...

Wow. I had no clue there were that many freebie things out there for birthday people.

Hope you had a great day!

David N Alderman said...

I did, Lynn. Thanks! :D