Posts Tagged ‘military’

Memorial Day Tribute

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 12:00 PM
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Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Please join us in remembering those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while defending our great nation.

FREE Newegg Premier Annual Membership For Military Members ($49.99 Value)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at 3:40 PM
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For a limited time, score a FREE year of Newegg Premier! ($49.99 value) Simply fill out the form and once your military status has been verified, you’ll receive a promo code for your FREE year of Newegg Premier! Newegg Premier Benefits include:

  • Friends & Family – Add up to four friends to your account so they can enjoy your great Newegg Premier benefits
  • Expedited Shipping – Free 3-day-or-sooner expedited shipping on qualifying items
  • Free Returns – Free shipping on returns for qualifying items
  • No Restocking Fee – Waived all restocking fees for qualifying items
  • Rush Processing – Free rush processing on your order with at least one qualifying item in your order
  • Exclusive Deals – They offer deals exclusively for our Newegg Premier members
  • Special Alerts – Early bird notifications tell you about their major sales and events, so you’ll be first in line!
  • Dedicated Customer Service – Need quick assistance? Use their private customer service line to help answer any questions or concerns
  • Military Shipping Discount – 50% off your shipping costs to APO addresses

If you do not wish to renew your membership after one year, you can choose “Cancel Membership” before the renewal fee is charged to Your Account and your credit card won’t be charged for the next year. You can always request a refund of the membership renewal fee if your benefits have not been used during the term of your membership.

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Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies 2017

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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Veterans Day Deals 2017

Today is Veterans Day and many restaurants and stores are showing their support and thanking our active military and veterans for their service with discounts and some freebies. Proof of service such as a military ID is typically required and a few businesses will allow dressing in uniform as a form of identification.

The majority of discounts are valid only today, unless otherwise noted and available at participating locations. Some exclusions apply. Please note this is a nationwide list.

Restaurant Deals:

BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse: Free entrée under $12.95 on Friday and Saturday. Plus, get a free BJ’s beer, which was donated by a community member.

Boston Market: Buy one individual meal, get a second free Friday through Sunday at participating locations. A military ID isn’t required but to get this deal, you’ll need this coupon.

Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon Friday, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating locations.

Firebird’s Grill: Veterans and active duty service members get a free entrée when they dine with someone who purchases a meal Friday.

IHOP: Get a free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes or a patriotic pancake combo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at participating locations. The deal varies by location.

Spaghetti Warehouse: Buy any Original Recipe Spaghetti entrée, lasagne, grilled chicken alfredo, get one free Friday through Sunday with a coupon available at No military ID required.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the nearly 1,800 locations.

Back Yard Burgers: Free Classic Burgers Saturday for veterans and active duty personnel in uniform or with a valid ID. The chain also offers a 20% discount to service men and women year-round.

Bakers Square: Free breakfast Saturday with choice of buttermilk pancakes, three slices of French toast or a Belgian waffle.

Bar Louie: Free flatbread or burger Saturday. See location for more details.

Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu available all day Saturday at all locations.

Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.

Bruegger’s Bagels: Free small drip coffee.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

California Pizza Kitchen: Free entrée from a special Veterans Day menu at participating locations.

Chili’s: Free meal from a special menu.

Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza to veterans, active duty personnel and eligible dependents with military ID, proof of service and promo code 5500. The chain also has daily military discounts.

Cicis Pizza: Free adult buffet Saturday.

Circle K: Free Polar Pop with the Veterans Day deal on the convenience store chain’s mobile app and with military ID.

Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Veterans get a free sandwich, savory side and a Big Yellow Cup from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Free doughnut of choice, while supplies last.

El Fenix: Vets get a free meal from a special menu Saturday.

Friendly’s: Free meal from a special menu at participating locations.

Hooters: Free meal from special menu.

Huddle House: Free order of Sweet Cakes, platter-size pancakes available in eight different flavor and topping combinations at all locations nationwide.

Little Caesars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Logan’s Roadhouse: Free meal from special menu between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert. Plus guests dining with veterans will receive 10% off their meals.

Main Event: Free meal and $10 FUNcard. Locations open until 5 p.m. Saturday.

Mimi’s Café: Free meal from special menu.

O’Charley’s: Free meal from the “$9.99er Menu.” Plus get a $5 off $20 voucher for your next visit. Offers may vary by location. O’Charley’s offers a 10% military discount year-round.

Olive Garden: Free meal from a select menu.

On the Border: Free combo meal.

Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage.

Panera Bread: Free breakfast sandwiches until 10 a.m. Saturday at participating locations. After 10 a.m., military members get a coupon for a free pastry to use on a future visit.

Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven meal.

Pizza Inn: Free adult buffet.

Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.

Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.

Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.

Texas Roadhouse: Free meal from a special menu and choice of non-alcoholic drink.

TGI Friday’s: Free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus get a coupon for $5 off next meal.

Golden Corral: Free dinner buffet with beverage from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13 for the chain’s annual Military Appreciation Night.

Additional Freebies:

Car wash: Get a free car wash at participating locations nationwide. Find a list of locations at

Great Clips: Veterans and active duty get a free haircut on Veterans Day or pick up a free haircut card to use through Dec. 31. Also non-veterans who get a haircut Saturday get a free haircut card to give to a veteran.

Sports Clips: Through its Help A Hero campaign, participating stores offer free haircuts to service members and veterans with valid military identification. Stores also are collecting money for scholarships.

Store Discounts:

Many stores offer military discounts year-round, but a handful are only on Veterans Day.

A.C. Moore: 15% off your total regular and sale price purchase with valid ID every day.

Bed Bath & Beyond: 25% off entire purchase Nov. 9-12 in-store only.

Dollar General: 11% discount in-store and online with promo code VET17 on Saturday.

Home Depot: 10% discount.

Jo-Ann Fabric: 10% discount for military service members and their families year round.

Lowe’s: 10% discount.

Michaels: 15% discount for military families every day.

Target: Through Saturday, 10% discount on in-store and online purchases for veterans, active military, spouses and dependent children. To get this discount, register at

Toys R Us: 15% off in-store purchases through Saturday.

Walgreens: 20% off eligible regular-price items Saturday for all veterans, military and their families with Balance Rewards card and proof of military service.

FREE Veterans Day Breakfast @ Norma’s Cafe on 11/11

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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Norma’s Cafe is celebrating Veteran’s Day with their annual free breakfast for all Veteran’s and active military members. Thank you for your service and please enjoy a FREE meal  as a small way of showing our immense gratitude. Please feel free to tag any military members or share this event to reach all veterans and active members in the DFW area!

They also will have over 5,000 postcards at all 5 locations as part of their Veteran’s of Tomorrow initiative. Every year they send postcards to troops stationed overseas or on base that will not be able to spend the holidays with their loved ones.

If any schools, houses of worship, businesses or other organizations would like to request multiple postcards to write a note, please contact Katy Anderson at Our goal is to send as many postcards as possible. There are currently over 1.3 million active military members and we’d love to thank them all this holiday season with your help.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Military Members & Veterans~ 40% Off At Red Roof Inn Through 11/22

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 2:20 PM
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Through November 22nd, all current and former military members can get 40% off the best available rate at Red Roof Inn locations for stays from November 1st, 2017 – February 28th, 2018.

Go here and fill out a short survey to get access to the promotional discount. Once you have filled out the information, book your stay directly by calling 1-800-RED-ROOF (800-733-7663).

Red Roof Inn has over 500 locations across the US and offers pet friendly rooms at no additional charge.

Thanks, Renee!

Military Members & Family Can Save On 2018 Walt Disney World Tickets & Memory Maker

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 3:00 PM
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Now through December 16th, 2018, Walt Disney World is offering U.S. military members special discounted ticket prices for 2018! Choose between a Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Ticket or a Disney 5-Day Military Promotional Ticket AND the Park Hopper Option is included so you can come and go as you please at all 4 theme parks each day of your ticket!

These offers apply to active and retired members of the United States Military including the National Guard, Reservists, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS), and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) or their spouses and are redeemable January 1st through December 19th, 2018.

Active and retired U.S. military personnel can purchase Disney Military Promotional Tickets for themselves and up to five additional family members or friends. No more than six Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased by any eligible member of the U.S. military (or spouse) pursuant to this offer. All tickets and options are non-transferable and must be used by December 19, 2018.

Plus, military members can purchase the Memory Maker product for a special price of just $98 from January 1, 2018 through December 19, 2018. The Memory Maker includes unlimited digital downloads of all your Disney PhotoPass photos and videos, select Attraction photos and videos, select Character dining photos, discounts on prints of your photos, digital borders and stickers to personalize your photos and more!

FREE School Supplies for Military Families

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, July 15th, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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operation homefront

Operation Homefront will once again be partnering with Dollar Tree and Deal$ stores for the Back-To-School Brigade! They will be donating school supplies to military children of the following:

-Deployed, Wounded, and Active Duty Service Members of any rank
-Activated and Inactivated National Guard or Reserve Members

Head over to find a local Operation Homefront chapter near you for information on how to register.  Supplies are available on a first come, first serve registration process and registration is required. Please note that not all locations have started the registration process so check back often if yours has not!

If you would like to make a donation to help fund this campaign you can donate online or stop by your local Dollar Tree through August 6th.

Thanks, My Military Mommy