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Monday, Aug 31, 2015

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.

Buy two, get two free Rays’ tickets

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Buy two, get two free Rays’ tickets
There’s still time to take advantage of the Tampa Bay Rays’ ‘Two For Tuesday’ offer.

Goodwill donors treated to discount aquarium admission

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Goodwill donors treated to discount aquarium admission
Donate gently-used clothing or household items at Tampa Bay area Goodwill locations in September and you’ll be treated to a discount trip to The Florida Aquarium.

Score free candy bars with 7-Eleven mobile app

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Score free candy bars with 7-Eleven mobile app
Those who have the 7-Eleven mobile app installed on their smartphones will want to make sure they are fully charged for a couple of upcoming “FREEkends.”

Food truck event features free, cheap MOSI admission

Published:   |   Updated: August 18, 2015 at 12:47 PM

Food truck event features free, cheap MOSI admission
You won’t need a big pocketbook, but you will need a big appetite when you visit the Museum of Science and Industry’s ‘Food Truck Madness’ event.

Paid adult admission scores two free kid tix at zoo event

Published:   |   Updated: August 18, 2015 at 11:45 AM

Paid adult admission scores two free kid tix at zoo event
Celebrate (or mourn) going back to school next week with Lowry Park Zoo’s “Back to School Splash” event.

Visit Legoland at a discount this summer

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Visit Legoland at a discount this summer
It’s not too late to squeeze in one last trip to Legoland Florida before summer ends.

Back to School Blast features free Tampa Yankees backpacks

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Back to School Blast features free Tampa Yankees backpacks
The Tampa Yankees are sponsoring a Back To School Blast event to get kids excited about the new school year....

Pet microchips, rabies shots just $5 at ‘Check the Chip Day’

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Pet microchips, rabies shots just $5 at ‘Check the Chip Day’
Hillsborough County pet owners are invited to ensure their pets’ health and safety at “Check the Chip Day.”

Adopt a black cat for free on national appreciation day

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Adopt a black cat for free on national appreciation day
Monday, Aug. 17 is National Black Cat Appreciation Day at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Free kids’ books with purchase of popular grocery items

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Free kids’ books with purchase of popular grocery items
Kids won’t be limited to reading the back of the cereal box at breakfast when you purchase participating Kellogg’s products.